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MICHAEL DAVITT. PROPOSED VISIT TO WARRAGUL. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian — 21 June 1895
MICHAEL DAVITT PROPOSED VISIT To \y% GUL. Alift 0- Apart' from all questions or politics the local public vill a Pli be gratified to learn that 'uEs E interesting personage as A 1r. Davitt is likely to visit WNr~r mlicha early date, and deliver ua lec lt a Public Hall. Mr. Davitt ilt re in Adelaide, whence le will reent Broken Hill and eventuall, "rne t Melbourne. Negotattions aretlo in progress with the object ofj d him to visit this district, and ien of this prospect the follon ie culars of his career will be lig p"i. interest. e red it SKETCH OF HIS CAIEER, The greatest of living Irishm, born in the famine -year, 1'in i respected parents of the farein t, residing near Straide, Co 0ag ela He was not destined, .howI ai grow up among the healthy f, I surroundings of his birthpla,' I Davitt bad reached the n-a E the sword of Damocles, w 0 , o, time was suspended above, ti of every Irish peasant, descend Ua his home. By the order of the lord, the Davitt family, like soan" others, was ...
TELEPHONING ALONG A FENCE. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian — 21 June 1895
STELEPHONING ALONG A FENCE. Wire-fence telephones are now used on many Australian stations, and they are found to be a great boon in com municating between the homestead and outlying boundary huts. Mr. E. Argyle, of Gunbower Station, Gun bower, Victoria, describes his ex perience of the wire-fence telephone in the " Scientific American" as follows:-" Some two years ago I satisfactorily utilised the top wire of existing fences on this station for telephonic use. First of all, I may say that since my station was satisfactorily served by this inexpensive method (2s 6d per mile) of telephoning I have been inundated with letters form all parts of Australia, and that at the present time there are many hundreds of miles of station fences throughout this and the neighboring colonies broughtintorequisition for thepurpose. Our climate, as you are aware. is very dry (average rainfall Sin, to 'in.) ; in consequence insulation is not such an important matter. 'On this property we have abeut 600 ...
WARNER'S SAFE CURE CURES KIDNEY, URINARY, AND LIVER DISEASES AND THEIR DEVELOPMENTS, DYSPEPSIA, JAUNDICE, AND GENERAL DEBILITY. THOUSANDS OF TESTIMONIALS IN PROOF OF ITS EFFICACY. EFFECTS SAFE, SURE, PERMANENT. ROMA, QUEENSLAND, 1st August, 1894. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian — 21 June 1895
WARNER'S SAFE CURE' CURES KIDNEY, URINARY,. AND LIVER DISEASES AND THEIR DEVELOPMSENTS, DYSPEPSIA, JAUNDICE, AND .GENERAL DEBLITY. - HTHOUSANDS OF TESTIMONIALS IN PROOF ý:,..'+OF~ ITS EFFICACY. EFFECTS SAFE,; SURE, PERMANENT. S RoA, QUEENSLAND, 1st August, 1894. From personal experience of the valuable properties of Warner's SAFE Cure, I feel no hesitation in advising persons having liyver disease to take that medicine in preference to any other. For a long time I endured terrible suffering from the complaint. From pains under the shoulder blades, down the'back, and in my chest and sides I could get no rest day or night; my appetite failed, and I became so weak and worn out that I could do no work of. any kind. After spending much time and money,in other directions to no profit, I started to take 'arner's SA?E Cure,-and am thankful to say that I. have thereby quite recovered my usual health. (Signed) HGHen BANETTr Retired Government Officer.
THE POTATO MOTH. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian — 21 June 1895
THE POTATO MOTH. This small moth, which is, about the size of the codlin moth, and some what rese'mbles it, is proving very destructive in various parts of the Australian colonies. Several years ago it was described as it appeared in the northern river country, but since then it has spread southwards. It will attack potatoes wherever it can get at them, and usually flies at night, and; in consequence, large numbers of the insects can be destroyed by lighting large sldsh lamps, and placing them in the houses in which potatoes are stored. The insects fly towards the light, and naturally fall into the melted slush and get smothered. Old sacks in which potatoes have been stored should be destroyed or scalded in hot water, as they form breeding places for the moths. Other measures, such as keeping the ground clean and burning rubbish will naturally suggest themselves for keeping down this pest. Keeping storerooms so closed that the moths cannot reach the potatoes, using clean seed and ne...
THE DAILIES DISTILLED. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian — 21 June 1895
THE DAILIES DISTILLED. Jacob's Theatre, New York, has been destroyed by fire. The total loss is esti. mated at 250,000 dollars (X50,000). The Government has withdrawn the vote for the erection or a stature to Oliver Cromwell at Weestminlster, being afraid of arousing the opposition of. the Irish Nationalists, who strongly object to the statue. Miss Ada Crossley, the Melbourne vocalist, who has been studying under Madame Marchesi, has entered into an engagement to sing at 12 concerts in a tour in the provinces in December next. In, view of the withdrawal by the Government oL the vote for the erection of a statue to Oliver Cromwell at West minister, the "'Daily Chronicle" is ap pealing to the public for subscriptions for the purpose of erecting a statue to the Protector. The poultry, by the R.M,S. Austral asian has arrived in excellent condition The fowls have sold at 4s., and the turkeoy poults at 6s 8d. There is no demand for the ducks, owing to the plentiful supply of English in th...
LATER DETAILS. "DRINK IS MY RUIN." [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian — 21 June 1895
LATER DETAILS. "DRINK IS iIY RUIN." Additional particulars to hand last evening indicate that the deed was of a premeditated and determined character. The deceased evidently went into the scrub carrying his gun, and at a spot about 200 yards from the house, sat on a log and committed the fatal act. The gun was a double-barrelled one, and after placing the muzzle against the, er, he worked the trigger with a' forked stick, the left barrel exploded, the contents passed up through the head and the brains were scattered roundabout. When dis covered the body was in a semi-sitting posture, the left hand still grasping the barrel of the gun and the right hand clasping the stick. From the appearance of things, deceased had evidently shot himself on the previous day. In his possession was found a sheet of note paper on which he had written his last words to those he was about to leave behind. It is written in pencil, and judging by the caligraphy,.was composed at three different intervals. T...
THE WISE MERCHANT. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian — 21 June 1895
TILE WISE MZERCHANT. 1'm a rmerchant, and am wise, In the ¥W.tnant.i. Gt:;ntu. I advertise; I get my printing done there, to,, If you are wire, friend, so will you. 1)on't send:] to town, why IaL:e the trouble ? And afterw'ards filnd they've charged you double, And wcrk not done well-isn't it queer That folks cs tin to sown fir what's better done here, You're a tradesman and, wish to rise, Then in the Gur-l:xa ono NewS you mooust advertise. The paper is cheap, a1l1 clearly the hIst, A?ndl ltrg et cireul htioln i (iilljiald West. It's a. ood palper loo- rimnful of news, 'Wi.til useful ilformation nod tit-bits to The overilment Gazette they alnaya file, If you wish to inspllect it, its worth yunr while. To call at the onte at any time Daring busine-C huo.rs-just after nine They'll tell you the price of their pap:r per qu!tlter, If you don't take it in-I tell you, you oaght'cr. Times are harld- they one .e.re with lse, Ilut nt since I've Ltaten the l(iL:.sl: you see. If you can't affor...
HOW THE QUEEN TRAVELS. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian — 21 June 1895
HOW THE .QUEEN.. TRAVELS. The Continental railway carriages used by the Queen, forming saloon and .bedroom, are richly upholstered in a beige coloured silk, with silver thread and woven design. Electric bells are placed near all the seats and beds, one to communicate with the men servants, and another with the maids. A ladder is carried in the van so as to admit of an easy descent at the stations. The whole arrangement cost £8300 some twenty years ago, and has a special attendant to look after it all the year round. This attendant is a Belgian working engineer, and in the case of the slightest mishap he is at hand to remedy it. Eveiy two hours during the Queen's journey, the train stops for five minutes, and always travels less quickly during the night. Besides which, the train is always stationary during the Queen's evening and morung toilet,
THE UNWISE MERCHANT. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian — 21 June 1895
THFE UN WISE MERCHiANT. (l)t, la when h;;ineas ran d;;wn low D)eep ;laenu; oat il 4:4 creldn t .braa: AXnd dart; as z;idhighlt was ill el.. Of thioughts revolinug rtlndl:". That werehnnt saw it dreadfnl sight By lanor,'s ii;t ad lunrid light. lie thoutght lie saw th:e sheriff right Amuonng hli stark of liner". Alt! sadden yet hci.; fears will rise, Al; t deeper yet will be his sigh;;; Al; louder dort will asnoud lug h"icr 1:13;has he :lsvrtise. Niows, all who wse;;ldl i irson lr'nr;, Loank closelr, and l you will uliscunr Like hrertaut tujuc thre uoleor. E.Tlue \XV.uu:u.suuur. (u.su;;A, o;;;Y.s;;;;.snoN and Tuu.sra.tLaer. Exre:tss otrer eareptiafl. nll goodi tern;s to uulsvrti:;ers:a
"PUNCH" PICKINGS. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian — 21 June 1895
"PUNCH" PICKINGS. - Whenever a State entertainment is given at the English Court, nobody is allowed to applaud. What a cheerful funeral it must appear to the per formers who appear "by command." I There is no rest for the poor unfortunate Chow. Now that he is down every puny punster jumps upon him. It was only yesterday that a man who wore the appearance of not being much concerned about the Income Tax walked in upon us and confidentially informed us that China ought to be looking pretty bright by this time. We fell into the trap and asked him why. " Because," was the reply, "it was first French-polished, and now it has been Japanned." If that punster has any children they are orphans now. Anti-vaccinatlonists, as well as vaccinationists, will be intoerested to learn that in the canton of Berne the question has been submitted to the people by direct referendum. The voting was :- For compulsory vaccination,. 28,000 votes; against, 24,000. Opinions would, therefore, appear to be prett...
The Local Dramatic Club. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian — 21 June 1895
The Local Dramatic Club. At a meeting of the Warragul Amateur Dramatic Club, held on Wednesday even ing last, Mr. A. GC. Lewis, in the chair, the advisability of canvassing the town for patrons and subscribing members was taken into consideration, a sub-committee being appointed for that purpose consist ing of. Messrs. Lewis, Mcrrison and Wood. The amounts fixed were patrons, 10s Gd per annum and members, 5s per anmnum, each to receive two tickets of admission to all performances given, and not less than three guaranteed. Several new active members were pro posed and accepted. A letter from.'the Ladies' Benevolent Society asking the Club to give a performance on an early date was dealt with and their request acceded to. The play selected from a number for this particular benefit is "The Ticket-of-leave Man," which it isintended to produce at tile end of August or early in September.
WARRAGUL v. HALF-HOLIDAY. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian — 21 June 1895
WARRAGUL v. HALF-HOLIDAY. (Br PUNTER.) The local clubs met together for the first time on Wednesday afternoon in their first try in connection with the " Storie" Cup Competition. The weather was beautifully fine, with hardly a breath of wind to help either side in the choice of ends. There were between 400 and 500 persons on theground, and the colors of both teams were lavishly displayed, there being hardly a spectator without an evidence in the way of ribbon, as to which way his sympathies tended. Qaeen-street from early morning up to noon was busy with. barrackers, who played the game over, as man to meao, pointing out the supremacy of his particular club as against the fancy of the other. Several real "'dead birds" were displayed re splendant with the colors of the team with which the decorative artist sym pathised, and flags of both teams were displayed in windows 'and elsewhere. In fact, this particular Wednesday should be christened, and the date commemorated for all time, as ...
HE INVESTED ONLY 7s 6d. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian — 21 June 1895
HE INVESTED ONLY 7s 6d. There is a man who has spent the past twenty-five years of his life exploring for gold and other minerals in Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria, Tasnmani:a, and oNew Zeahinid. Io has no doubt picked up sonie rmonen, yet he says that the investment of 7/6 brought him in bigger returns than any othelr he ever mnade. Yet, hold on a minute. Don't let n· jump to the concilusion that A?e can all get rich out of the proceeds of 7/6 till weihear further fronm this :iunacicr. lie has a h;nmerons.wtay of putting a serious thing, for which we should like him all the more. Some filk have no idea that soulld sense luand genuin fulll are twin brothers, but they are all the same. Our friend's name is William tromtielI Peck, and lie lives at lussell, New Zea. land, a long way off. 1e ,says it is a lovely country, and intends t:i stay in i; the balance of his days. As he landed in Australia, from England, in 1SS66, lie has been there long enough to know what lie is talking...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian — 21 June 1895
Business Notices. SCHWEITZER'S ANTI-DYSPEPTIC COCOA." HAY, GOHN & SEED DEPOT. T. T. COLQUHOUN, Seed, Grain & Chaff Merchant LATE A. r. MYERIS & CO.) Napier-street, Warragul. MFower and Vegetable Seeds n Great Variety. Horse Feed, Fowls' Feed, Grass Seed, Potatoes, &c. BONE DUST-- -BONE DUST, - All at the Lowest Possible Prices. - MRS. J. ROSS, - Queen Street, Warragul - HAS a Large and Varied Collection of STATIONEIRY, CHILDRENS' TOTfS, SCHOOL REQUISITES, Suchne as Book-, Slates, Eags, &c., HIIEIltDASIHEI'Y, Cottons, Wools and Crewel Silks. Tuhe Oil Paints, and the beautiful Enamel Paints. Fancy Goods--large variety. CONFECTIONERY. Agent for Singer's Se?cing Machine and Requisites. Also Fruit and Vegetables in Season. CIIltISTMAS and SNEW YEAR CARDS and TOYS in reat Variety. Postage Stamps for Sale. -TEETH. - TEF?THrrom One Guinea a Set ! TEETII TEETH R.EETH MS. JOHN STEWART, TEETH ' TEETH Registered Surgeon Dentist TEETII" or THE TEETFi TEETH...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian — 21 June 1895
Auctioneers' Notices MENRY HANSEN, Stock, Estate and General Commission Agent, QUEEN ST., WARRAGUL. - Clearing Sales Conducted. - STOCK ENTERED FOR TIIE..BULN ºk BULN AND WAIIRAGUL MAIKETS - FREE OF CHARGE. - Valuations Undertakon -Loans Arranged. LocA, irP1ruSENTATlE OF MESSRS. WM. HAMILTON & CO. Buln Buln Monthly Market. SATURDAY, 13r1 JULY, 1895. T IM. IAMILTON & CO. will sell by 'dtV public auction, at their yards, Turf Club Ilot.l. on above date, at 1 o'clock For Owners llorses, Cattle, Sheep, &S. WM. HAMILTON & CO., Warra?tal, and 120 Queen-street, Melbourne Warragul Monthly Market. FRIDAY, 28sn JUNE, 1895. W TI. HIAMILTON , CO. wil lhold their t next MontIly Sale at their yards, at rear of Lyons' Livery Stables, on the abovedate, when they will offer For MIr. Aikman, Lardner- 1; Ayrshire Heifers, springing Also, 3 Steers, lyrs old' 4 First-class Dairy Cows,'springing 8 Porkers Horses, Cattle, Sheep, Pigs, &c. WET. IAMILTON & CO....
OUIDA. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian — 21 June 1895
OUIDA. Ouida is almost penniless. Despite the stupendous stuns of money she has drawn by her books during the past fifty years, she has got through it all, and now her house and all her property in Italy have been sold to pay her debts. Everybody in Florence knows her by sight. She is small; with a seanied and wrinkled face, overhung with greoy'ringlets,' and is affiected with a distinctly bad temper. Her grandfather was a Frenchman, but her mother was English, and she was born at Bury St. Edmunds, in Suffolk. She took her ' nom de plume': of Ouida from the childish pronunciation of her real name, Louisa, by her little niece. " THE B ORLD ? ENT VERY WELLT THEN" is the title adopted by Mr, Walter Beasant.for one of his novels. Many people besides the famous English writer imagines that our vaunted progress is a mistake, and that the world went better before the days of railways and the electric telegraph. Young people now-a. days are apt to dispise the things which were formerly thou...
RAILWAY TIME-TABLE. WARRAGUL TO MELBOURNE. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian — 21 June 1895
RAILWAY .TINE-TABLE. WAl:AGULI. TO MI 1.OUl1NE. lDel*. t m. ., pm.pm Warr.gul ... 11.9 4.3 7.55 Dronn .. 11.21i 4.50 8.10 L;unawarry .. 11.31 5.6 8.25 Ihnyip 11.3.+: 5.15 8.32 :al 'iid - I1.45 5.23 8.30 Tll'nmg .. 11.22 5.30 8.46i Nar-inr? uon .. j12.0. 5.4 8.51 1'akenhh . ' 12. 5.52 .4 li.nconsfield .. 12.25 1;i.14 ? 9.20 :crick. .. 12.80 6.18 1.23 Lalndenong .. 112.153 0.10 0.52 O(akligh (a) .. 1.16 7.19 - Oakhi:h (dl) .. 1.21 7.231 10.10 Melbourne .. 1. 15a 7.52 10.40 1Ir,11011,.Nl 10 WAIIRIAGUL. Dep. a.m .na p.n Melbourne .. 7..50 11.5,0 4.30 '? 0akleigh .. 8.22 1230 5.2 Iitandong .. 8.I 1.15 5.21 Ui1 wich .. 91.10I 1.42 5.52 ;earronsfield .. 9.13I 1.40 5.56 Pal:nllln .m 9.:1 2.7 6.14 Nar-n lr-;oonl .. 1.441 2.18 6.21 Tynong" .. 9.52 2.2 i.:12. 'arfield .k 2.1 .3 1iniyip .. 10.4L 2.1 6.I18 Long,€arry .. 10.10 :1.1 (6.55 Druin ... 10.2:1 31.21 7.10 1'arragll .. .:1; :1.37 7.-3 \lepartu.re. I. i , p.tTII p.ALO Warragul .. 11.8 - 5.4.1 7.50 iloomflic'id 11.1:15 1.52 7.55 Darnuns .....
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian — 21 June 1895
Fnblic Notices. - "Government Gazette" - IS IEGULAitLY FILED At the OFFICi? of this TO UINAL andl can be. INSPEGTEDT) by the PUBLIC any time during Ilusiness IHours. Don't Be deluded. Yon cannot rent "the .olnt cproprl- n by merely Ial:.i: g .a card in .tie window. The malul who iiants to catch S1)Dame Fortune's smii meust do more Lthan IFlir t with the lively l.ady. Thousands - havo tried it. lunhlreds ure at the same gumne to-day, andll ' ' will have no lietter situcces than you arc havien? 7 . tite thle fickl;.ii\::Lieith G an to blusiness, advertise ioir vucunt. property, your busitness, mid yoqur w::t'; t i th WARmAOTJ GUAIo?TAi Sand iJ ,i.winu ,.AND. T:AihOLeoA~ * Exei.sS, where it ?vill be reaid by three thousaaid people. Then you'llcitctl Her. 8 Soine wlho thliiki- thieibd;elvs r ondroTld wlse, sa:L--I do.f ii diertise .I keep gedod sthffanl th a ii ,int i:r4TU 'e .ieriweient. 3ut rwhit'is:the use n[ k,.etinng, gQod stuff if·o ;hlse keep it :.i . etlr thait yoni hare thins g...
SUICIDE AT DROUIN. MR. C. W. MILES SHOOTS HIMSELF [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian — 21 June 1895
SUICIDE AT DROUIN. MR. C. W. MILES SHOOTS HIMSELF The residents of Drouin were shocked yesterday afternoon on learning that Mr. C. W. Miles, auctioneer, had committed suicide. The deceased had been missing since Wednesday, and a search had been made in the surrouniding bush without success until about three o'clock yesterday afternoon, when the body was found in the scrub at the rear of deceased's residence with a gunshot wound in the head. Deceased was one of the smartest auctioneers in the district, and on Saturday last conducted their Buln Buln sale for Messrs. Hamilton and Co. in the unavoidable absence of Mr. Groom. He was also gifted in other respects, and was undoubtedly one of the best known characters in the Drouin district. In his earlier years he was a teacher at the Church of England Grammar School, Melbourne, and was subsequently a partner in the firm of Miles and Barry, auctioneers, Melbourne. He was always to the front in the organising of local entertainments for cha...