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The Strength of a Horse. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian and West Gippsland Advertiser — 5 June 1894
The Strength of a Horse. When you hear of "horsepower," you must understand that it means the strength of one horse. "Two horsepow er" is equal to the strength of 15 men or two horses, and 15 men are about as strong as GO boys under 14 years of age. One horsepower is equal to the strength of I3 men. And the strength of one elephant is more than the strength of four horses. In St. Louis there is a race track which is kept in order by an ele phant. The elephant draws the roller, works the scraper and does all the track work. If horses were used for this, it would require two teams. So the strength of an elephant is called "four horsepower."-New York Ledger.
Mamma's Plan. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian and West Gippsland Advertiser — 5 June 1894
samma's Plan. "Mamma. I don't want to go to school alone," said'little Polly. "There is a great big dog that runs out and barks at me every day!" Mamma thought a minute. She was sorry for her little girl, but she wanted Polly to be a brave little woman, who never gave up what she had undertaken. "See here, Polly," she said at last, "I will wrap up this bit of meat and lay it in your dinner paiL When Jowler rushes out, you can give it to him, and then he will be sure to stop barking." Polly thanked mamma and started off with rather an anxious little face. She walked more and more slowly along the pleasant country road till she reached the white house by the poplars where Jowler lived. As soon as hesawher hejumpeddown from the doorstep where he was sunning himself and ran out with a terrible up roar. Polly thought he looked bigger and crosser than ever before, and his voice echoed from the barns and corn cribs around the house as if at least a dozen dogs were barking at her. With a tr...
FATAL FOOTBALL ACCIDENT. DEATH OF A WARRAGUL PLAYER. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian and West Gippsland Advertiser — 5 June 1894
FATAL FOOTBALL ACCIDENT. DEATH OF A WARRAGUL PLAYER. e - A fatal football accident occurred at Bunyip on Saturday. during the pro gress of, a match between the local. team at that place and the Warragul Club, iii the Ross Challenge Cup oimpetition. It appeared from the evidence adduced at the inquest that a Warragul player named Andreiv Watson and two other players made a simultaneous spring for the ball, with thle result that Watson fell, and one of the others fell on him. He was so seriously injured that he had to be carried off the grouind, and'. was brought to W arriagul by the evenng train. Dr. Trumpy was immediately summoned, and aboutnine o'clock on the following morning the unfortunate man expired." Deceased was a popular member of the club. and was formerly its' captain. His :;untimely end .ihas, therefore, cauiised them' the keenest regret. He had resided in Warragul about ten years, and at the time of his deatlih was in the employ of Mr. Mar Mshall, butcher, Queen-street ...
DEATH OF MR. W. ANDERSON. SENIOR LAND CLASSIFIER. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian and West Gippsland Advertiser — 5 June 1894
DEATH OF MR. W. ANDERSON. SENIOR LAND CLAS'IFIER. It is with much regret that we have to record the death of Mr. W. Ander son, of Bacchus Marsh, father of Mr. G. \. Anderson7 of Warragul. The deceased gentleman died on Friday morning and was within three months of completing his 72nd year. He was a native of Warwickshire, and had been in the colony oveir 42 years. With the exception of a few months he spent the whole of the time in the Bacchus 'Marsh distr'ct, and was engaged in contracting combined with farming and. ;grazing . pursuits. Latterly, howeverr he \vas a member of the firm of Anderson and Bruce, Auc tioneers. of Bacchus Marsh, and was the senior lanudelassifierundertheLanil Tax Act, having heldthat appointment from the first Enactmient of that measure up to the time. of his deatlh. His services in that respect were highly appreciated. He was a prominent worker in temperance movements, and was for some years a shire councillor. He has left a widow, four dauch ers and thre...
CROSSOVER MAIL SERVICE. DEPARTMENTAL DECISION. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian and West Gippsland Advertiser — 5 June 1894
G CROSSOVER MIAIL SERVICE. EPARTMENTAL DECISION. -o The desire of the residents of Cross over-that they should be provided with adaily mail service from Warragul, has been brought under the notice of the Postmaster General by Mr G. J. Turner, M.L.A., lwho has just received the following reply: General Post Oflice, Melbourne, 81st May, 18094 Sir--Witlih cfere ns to your personal interview requesting the establisbrment of a daily mail service to Crossover in lieu of present frequency, I have the honor to inform you that the pest master aw' the place namued requires.the sum of .1' per annum to convey nmails an aidditional three days a. week between the past-oflioe and the local railway station, but the eircuiustances of the case swould notjustify tihe 1)Dertnent in inLurring the extra cost. 1L eg to point eni that letters call be posted daily in the van of the train when it stops. t Crossover. I Yours, etc.; 1 'JAS: SfIIBERT, Deputy l'Postasl ter-General Mr. G. J. Turnser;, .I P
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian and West Gippsland Advertiser — 5 June 1894
II I.LOWtoa OUI\TIIL.T AIN 1'1.I..-1iieaSCn and casualifties incidental to youtlh my be safely treated by the use of these Medica utents accolrdling to IIthe inted directions foldeal oun einch pot no ox. Nor is this Ointtient aloni applienble to xxtrinal nil neotop injoii[ly with the tPillh it .xxrises the no. nalutolr intluence in checking infl ainationssituaie iiut:lv in terior ofl the bod; when iibbd upont tile cllu rhest it gintis themo t enilieirelief in asthni:i, ixtonchiti ple 111ric, and threatening co11 xioptio1. Hollonay a renelie are t"-pe' ially serVice. title in liverand stomach complainlr. For the care of bad legI. all orLts of wininti. sores, andi likewise -cilulxa and scorbutic afTections, this Ointent liroducesa coolingand iionothing feeling mtost acceptable to ite sufferer. Public Notice. Trllendous Coipubsory SSALES .. , REALISING THE ESTATE OF THE Late C. KENDALL. * '2 O) .THE WHOLE' OF THE Corner Shop TO BE. SACRIFIOED0 OPENING. DAY : SATURDAY, JUNE 9 A SPLENDID...
MAILS CLOSE AT WARRAGUL FOR [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian and West Gippsland Advertiser — 5 June 1894
MAILS CLOSE AT WARRAGUL 'FOR Melbourne, twice daily, at 10.15 a.m. and 7 p.m.; travelling.post, 11.10 a.m. and 7.50 p.m. Sale and Bairnsdale, twice daily, 10.15 a.um. and 7 p.m.; travelling post, 10.55 n.m. and 7.50 p.m. .Neerim, Neerinm South and Rokeby, daily, 12 noon. Lardner-Mondays, Wednesdays and Fri days, 11.15 a.m.
TELEGRAMS. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian and West Gippsland Advertiser — 5 June 1894
TELEGRAMS. Victoria.-To or from any station, six words or nnder, Gd.; each additioinal word id. Nasme and address of sender and receiver is not charged. N.S.Wales.-Ten words, is.; additional word, 2d. S. Australia and Tasmania,-Ten words 2s.; additional word 2d. Queensland and Western Australia. Ten words, 3s,; each additional word, 3d. New'Zealand.-Ten words, as 6d.; each additional word, 6d. The address and signature of messages to New Zealand are charged for. United Kingdom, 4s 10d. pier vword.
RECEIPT & PAY OFFICE. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian and West Gippsland Advertiser — 5 June 1894
RECEIPT & PAY OFFICE. -4--- The following accounts are lying at the leceip t and Pay Office, Warragul:- J. 1. Buckley, 1'. ]3ellinghamx, B. Burn, T. W. Butler-(,); A. Cain;, J. Clarke, T. J. Coverdale, J. E. Coolke, \C Curtis, F. A. Carlsson, W. Cousins, .L 1. Coomls, W. Day, J. Ducey, A. Sllis. E. J. Fowler, E.. Frost, W. Grieve, LII. Greatorex, P. Guinand, E. Grievc, L (ireg, G. Hodges, G. Hough, J. Jen nt, 1t. Jolly, D. Jones, J. F. Joyce. G Jouhson, T. Kelleher, P. Kinuane, C. Leach G. Leith (2), N. 0.3McGuirk, A. Mackenzie, J. E. Mclahon, W. 3hanton, Lue Moe. E. Moore, R. Pater son, 1* J. poberts, J. deott, G. H. W. Suith. U. M1. Smith, J. Thorne, .J. WV. Williams, H. W. W1itton ("?). Don't epctn n Advertisement to bear unit is one night.
SOUTH WARRAGUL MINE. A NEW DEVELOPMENT. LET ON TRIBUTE. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian and West Gippsland Advertiser — 5 June 1894
SOUTH WARRACUL MINE. A NEW DEVELOPMENT. - 0 - LET ON TRIBUTE. -0- During the past few days some new Loeleoments have taken place in regard to the working of the ground of the South Warragul Gold Mining Cowpaoy-popularly known as Mr. Chljafklv mine-whereby a portion of Shas been let on tribute to Mr. Nelson, of Melbourne. The part thus let t :ends for a distance of 500ft. up and dowzn the creek, and 300ft. in the hill, sal includes the area where the wash lhas already been discovered, and where :he adits have been driven and winze suk. A very satisfactory arrange 2enit was come to between the parties, ai thie term for which the ground has Keen let extends over two years. This wil leave the company free to proceed with more important work in the form of sinking bores with a view to ascer tininug the precise locality of the deeper wash. Operations in this direction will be shortly commenced, and eventually, if the testing is successful, more extensive and more :mportant work will be do...
THE MARKETS. POOWONG MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian and West Gippsland Advertiser — 5 June 1894
THE MARKETS. POOWUNG MARKET. - Messrs. Mathews Brothers' and Piusnnerrcport: Cattle-A rathler small yarding, a good attendancc of buyers, and prices for all classes of stock show a decided improve. ment. . We yarded the bulk of the cattle forward, and haven pleasure in reporting an almost entire clearance at most satis factory lirices, leaving ulmany of onr buycrs insupplied. We sold on behalf of Messrs. W. Glover, Crompton, Gregg, II. Gardner, G. P'ratt, Stroud, M. Gardinier, Tinuns andil others, and quote :-Jyr old steers in lines at 5iO , lyr :id steers at 15s, back ward springers A2 12s lid to ±3, cows in milk (no first c!ass cows yarded) to £4 5s, store cows (good sorts) to 50s, fat cows (light weights) to £3. heiters (in calf) to 5s, hIcifers (IS ).mooths old) to fOs, yonung heifers in lines at its, and a line of 2yr old Iheifers at 52s. We report a keen demand for good sorts of heifers, young cows in calf, and steers of fatteming ages. Sheep-We yarded 530 crossbred ewes. The ...
HAY MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian and West Gippsland Advertiser — 5 June 1894
HAY MARKET. MIr Robert Chamberlain reports:LThe supply of hay still keeps below the demand, and prices are hardening. Straw continues rather scarce, with only a moderate sale. Quotations are:-Mangar hay, £2 10s to £3 ts; chllating, up to £2 15is; straw, 30s to Tile mayor of Osehunga, Mrs. Yates continues to nattract attention. On the regular uceeting night of the borough cotuncil a large nutnber turned utp at the council chamtber, including visitors from Auckland, but only to be informed by a councillorthat lie hadl mIet Mrs. Yates in the street, and she had informed him that it was not intended to hold tilhe mscoting tlhat evening. Some of the cutttillors grtmbled at :not receiving notice of this. 'rThe nltext evelling. iwhen the lmeeting was held, a large crowd gathered in front of the building waiting to get aduijnssioi, but whein Mrs. Yates arrivedshe ourdered the police to clear the crowd away. and this having been done business wrs proceetded with, Mrs. Yates invariably Ihavin...
Two Convicted Criminals. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian and West Gippsland Advertiser — 5 June 1894
Two Convicted Criminals. An excellent illustration has been af forded us which women would do well to reflect upon. George Barker James Cooper was on Monday found guilty of manslaughter and sentenced to l0years' penal servitude for having stabbed his wife with a penknife, thereby caus ing her death. It was shown that he systematically ill used her to the point of thrashing her and blackening her eyes. He was besides proved in court to have been a faithless husband. Not many years ago itwas proved that Mrs. Maybrick, a faithless wife, had poi soned her husband. Sentence-twenty. years' penal servitude. Many persons still consider that, nothing of the kind was prdved. They regardit as doubtful that James Maybrick died of Arsenic poisoning at all. But reven assuming Florence Maybrick's guilt, why the dif ference in the sentences? It is alleged that the fact that Mrs. Maybrick was a faithless wife told heavily against her in the minds of the jurymen, but the fact that George Cooper was a...
OUR LETTER BOX. [We distinctly wish it to be understood that we do not necessarily uphold the views expressed by correspondents under this heading.] THE VOICE OF DISTRESS. (TO THE EDITOR). Parliament House, 31/5/94. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian and West Gippsland Advertiser — 5 June 1894
OUR LETTER BOX. \1e iistinctly wish it to ble undcrstood %a we do not necessarily uphold the tiews expressedbycorrespondents under lheading.? TlHE V)ICE OF DISTRESS. (TO TiE EDITOI). Parliament House, 31/5/04. i r.,-1 herewith forward an appeal horn )r. Winter, M1.L.A., South Melbourne, on behalf of the poor and ,iitressed of that place. I can con ccv' of no better method of bringing the subjlicet under the notice of the charitably disposed of West Gippsland than that of asking you to publish it. While being fully aware of the great :train brought about by local distress, I can say that my personal knowledge iof the conditions of the people of Melbourlnc and suburbs warrant this ,sveal.-Tours, etc., G. J. TURNER. [ENCLOSURE.] G J. Turner, Esq., M.P. Dear Sir,-I take the liberty of wroing to you under the stress of the Croat muisery in my district (South Melbournle). Hundreds of the bread winnler.s, unable to find employment in the city, are in the country seeking icr ,ohl or work, l...
NO CHAPERONS FOR THE WEST. A Missouri Writer Scents Danger In a Recent Magazine Article. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian and West Gippsland Advertiser — 5 June 1894
NO CHAPERONS FOR THE WEST. A MIIssonrl Writer Scents Danger In a Ite cent Magazine Article. A magazine in the east has started a department under the attractive title "My Sweetheart and I." In this depart ment it is aimed to direct the maiden of the land how to conduct herself in her relations to the candidate for her hand. The general trend of the first install ment of the new department is by no u. ':ms novel It reaffirms all the old tradlitions that have been handed down from mothers and discredited by daugh ters since the days when time was young. But thie chief interest that attaches to the now department lies in a shadow that it casts before. There is very good reason to believe that within a few months this depart ment will he fiercely and vehemeutlyde manding the chaperon as a social neces sity, and in the west the possible change that it may cause is appalling. For at present the chaperon is a rara aris west of the Mlississippi Here in the land of fluctuating real estate, $...
Dresses at St. Augustine. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian and West Gippsland Advertiser — 5 June 1894
Dresses at St. Auguastine. An extract from a letter from St. Aui gnstine ays5 that the girls are dreams in their bright costumes, the skirts mide short and full and kept in shape asmuch by the many rnfled skirts as by the stiff half lining, and a skirt that more than touches the floor is an exception, even for dinner or during the evening. Ihave noticed that with many of the best dressed girls each has one especial color which appears in every costume she wears. A young widow from Kew. Or leans, who receives more attention than four of the prettiest girls put together, wears pale gray on all occasions. -Ber dresses are superb, yet no one there has seen her in the same one twice. Recently she was a picture in a frock of heavy pearl gray satin striped in finest lines of black. The skirt was full, without trimming, and cleared the ground on every side. A short, round waist opens in front over two full frills of exquisite cream lace. One superb Black Prince rose nestledin thelace, and a...