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WARRAGUL SHIRE COUNCIL. SPECIAL MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian and West Gippsland Advertiser — 23 January 1894
WARRACUL SHIRE COUNCIL. - 4- SPECIAL MEETING. -0 A special meeting of the above was held on Thursday afternoon, when there were present-President Smyth, Crs. Connor, Parkes, Affieck, Arm strong,-Irwin, Anderson, and larvie. -Mr.Picken, the secretaiy, applied for,.and was granted, nine days leave of absence to allow him of a short holiday. Mr. Smith, the shire engineer, applied for authority to engage Mr. W. Angus, assistant to the late engi neer, to assist him for a period of four weeks at a total cost of '0. Ilo found that some such assistance was necessary in order to enable him to gain an insight into the present position of shire works. Mr. Angus, he stated, would also act as chainman when required. The Council granted the required assistance, as far as the south riding surveys were concerned. A BLOO51FIELD MATTER. Mr. C. N. Smyt, Bloomfield, wrote,, stating that by turning the creek into his land it converted a large proportion of his property into a swamp. He, however, had had...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian and West Gippsland Advertiser — 23 January 1894
C IZILSO T THE NEW LIGHT. NEW AMERICAN ILLUMINANT is now having an extraordinnry sale, wherover introduced. Itils PEIFECTLY SAFE. and yields the most BRILLIANT LIGHIIT vet obtained from any ILLUMINANT, whllset Its beauty of appvarancc commando the ad miration of every buyer. In evory desirable respect LUXEND has no EQUAL, and, as yet, no RIVAL in aW tho great markets of the world. It is a DISTINCT ADVANCE on ordinary High-Tegt Kerosene, and needs only to be chown and used to ensure an active d..nand. Ask your Storekeeper for it, and inmit upon having THE NEW LIGHT FOR SALE YERBYWBEBE. Public Notices. SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT. 0 THE "WARRAGUL GUARDIAN" AND THE "YARRACON TRAFALGAR ` EXPRESS." NEW LOCAL FIRM. THE Proprietors of the above L mentioned journals desire to announce that they have concluded negotiations with Mr. William Britton Harvey and M1r. Walter Chappell for assuming the proprietorship, together with the General Printing and Book binding Business connected therewith, and tr...
ON THE ROARING SEA. A MUTINY, A CASTAWAY CREW AND A MARVELOUS VOYAGE. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian and West Gippsland Advertiser — 23 January 1894
ON THI ROARINUG SE.A. A MUTINY, A CASTAWAY CREW AND A MARVELOUS VOYAGE. What Happened on the British Ship Bounty in the Southern Ocean--lne teen Souls Cast Adrift in a L?aneh 1,200 Leagues from CIrilized Ports. [Copyright. 1i?. by American Press Associa. tion. Book rihets reserrved. N ADVENTURE of a hapless band of castaways Toy aging1,2001leagues or 3,600 milesinan open launch, ex posed tothe mercy of the waves, to starvation, to water famine and disease, necessari ly dates back to the time when there were wide wastes of ocean seldom stirred by the flap of a sail or plash of a keel, before the faroff islesofthesea nhad become thebaunts of daring and en ergetic white men. Today there is no stretch of water where civilized people could lose themselves and, being 'spared storm and shipwreck, exist so long under such conditions and not run upon a sail or make an island refuge. On the morning of April tS, 17SS, the captain of the British ship Bounty, then In the south Pacific 20 degs. b...
GENERAL. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian and West Gippsland Advertiser — 23 January 1894
GENERAL. Postal Rates.-Inland.-Letters.-Eveory ounce, 2d.; urgent letters, 3d. additional. Intercolonial.-etts.ers.-Every halfounce or under, 2d. I.Paelets.-Every. 2oz. or nuder, Id. Books and magazines.-Every 4 oz. or under, 2d, Newspapers, ,d. "IPackets to New South Wales and Queensland, containing articles of any value, must be paid letter rate. Inland Parcel Post.-Limit, 7 Ibs, late 21bs, or under 9d.; each extra lb., 3d, by special stamps at the P.O. All Countries Outside Australasia (which for postal Ipuroses iieludes British Now Guinea, Fiji, and New Hebrides) Letters-F or every k oz. or under ... 2)md Post Cards ... ... ... each 1id Reply Post Cards ... ... each ld Newspapers (for United Kingdom) Each Newspaper, 4 oz. or under ... Id Each additionat 2 oz. or fraction therof ... ... ... .d Newspapers (for places outside United Kingdom) 4 oz. or under ... Id (A) Commercial papers, 5 oz. or under, 2?d eFach idditional 2 oz or under ... id (i) Lrinted papers (other than news pap...
NEERIM. OFFICIAL INSPECTION. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian and West Gippsland Advertiser — 23 January 1894
NEERIM. OFFICIAL INSPECTION. -0- (FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT. In compliance with a request from the Buln Buln Council, Mr. Sterling, Assis- tent Government Geologist, Mr. Perrin, Conservator of Forests, and Mr. Reid, of the Lands Department, were despatched to Neerim to further inspect the district for gold, coal, etc., and to pay a visit to the villiage settlement at Nayook. The party were met at Drouin by the council and arrangements were then made for the trip. It was arranged that Mr. Lacey should meet the party at Stephen's Coffee Palace and drive them as far as the villiage settlement on Wednesday, which he accordingly did, picking up Cr. Barr on the road. As some considerable correspondence had taken place between the Council and the Lands Department regarding the peril our celebrated "'big tree" stood in of being killed by fire, and having Mr. Perrin and Mr. Reid of the party, advantage was taken of their presence of laying the whole facts of the case before them, and they a...
MAILS CLOSE AT WARRAGUL FOR [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian and West Gippsland Advertiser — 30 January 1894
MAILS. CLOSE AT' WARIRAGUL . FOR Melbourne, twico.daily, at 10.15 a.mn. and 7 p.m.; travelling post, 11.10 a.in. and 7.50 p.m. Sale and jairnsdale, tivico daily, 10.15 a.m. and 7 p.m.; travelling post, -10.55 n.m. and 7.50 p.m. Neerim, Neerinu South and TRokeby, daily, 12 noon. ' Lardner--Mondays, Wednesdays and Fri days, 11.15 a.m.
TELEGRAMS. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian and West Gippsland Advertiser — 30 January 1894
TELEGRAMS. Victoria.-To or from any station, six words or under, 6d.; each additional word id. Name 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, 3s Gd. ; each additional word, Gd. The address and signature of messages to New Zealand are charged for. United Kiggdom, 4s 10d. per word.
LOCAL NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian and West Gippsland Advertiser — 30 January 1894
LOCAL NEWS. The annual picnic in connection with St Paul's Church took place on Friday on the Public Service Cricket Ground, and passed off very success fully. There was a very large num ber of children and friends. present, and.all appeared to thoroughly enjoy themselves. Much sympathy is felt for Mr and Mrs Martin, of Neerim South, who have just lost their daughter Alice at the age of 15 years. She had recently had an attack of the measles and as soon as she was sufficiently convales cent went away for a change to her sister at Footscray. Whilst there cer tain complications developed th'em selves and eventually proved fatal. The remains were brought to Neerim South on Friday and on Saturday were interred in the cemetery, the rev. J. HII. Angus being the officiating minister. Another change is announced in the manpgement of our contemporary, the " Warragul News." The partner ship entered into between Messrs Gill and Gaynor about three months ago has been dissolved, and on Friday la...
TRARALGON RACES. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian and West Gippsland Advertiser — 30 January 1894
TRARALGON RACES. The Traralgon Race Club held their annual meeting on Friday last on the club's course some two miles from the town which of late has been naturally improved enabling the visitor to see the race from start to finish, and it is now one of the best courses in Gilipsland being also surrounded by a sheltering scrub. Fri. day's meeting was favoured with agree able weather and a large attendance of the public. The fields on the whole were good and,the running exciting. The Handicap was an easy win for Marquis but Ormonde (a Warragul horse) made the pace hot for second place. In this event Idelia ran off or the result might have been somewhat different. A noticable feature was that in every race but the last one the favourite came in first and Concertina's win proved a "skinner" for the boohkes.the public not having a penny on the horse the metalliciems thus mak ing good their looses on previous events. The " books",were not at all a creditable lot and some of the fraternit...
HINTS ON ADVERTISING [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian and West Gippsland Advertiser — 30 January 1894
HINTS ON ADVERTISING --t-+ Advertising is not to be done by fits and starts, a little at a time, in a 'timid, scared kind of way, as if afraid of being caught at it. It should be regarded as one of the necessary ex penses of a business, and should be as regular as rent, fuel or clerkic hire. It should be well done; there is such a thing as doing advertising so cheaply that no one finds out that it is being done at. all. If you have a good business you should- advertise, lest competitors should take advantage ofI the great lever and.outstrip you in the race. If your business is small -you should advertise, and let the public mknow where you are and what yoi have to sell, that they may come and buy. Trying to do :business without adver tising is like making faces in the dark; you may know what you, are about, but others do not. The mans who, without interruption caii keep his name bofore the public, is constantly informing possible cus 'tomers whbI he;' is, ;wheOi :hd is to be fouind,...
YARRAGON. YARRAGON STATE SCHOOL PICNIC. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian and West Gippsland Advertiser — 30 January 1894
YARRAGON. I-4-- YARRAGON STATE SCHOOL PICNIC. -0 The scholars of Yarragon State School together with parents and friends enjoyed an exceedingly pleasant afternoon on Friday last. At 2 p.m. over 100 young people as sembled, and it was a truly pretty sight he see all well dressed and orderly. After ample justice had been done to the good things provided by the teachers, various events, were competed. for Messrs. Hann and Atkin kindly officiating as judge, and starter respectively. Scrambles, swinging and games of foot ball and cricket varied the amusement while the elder lasses and lads danced on the green, to the sweet strains of a real, brass band from Warragutl, who very kinlly contributed their valuable services gratui. tously, at intervals, till 5 p.m., at which time, another spread was partaken of, over 160 being present, amongst theim being Councillors Stanton and Ililson and all the leading residents, The prizes were then distributed after which 1Mr. W. Atkin proposed a vote o...
FARM AND DAIRY. CHECKING POTATO DISEASE. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian and West Gippsland Advertiser — 30 January 1894
FARM AND DAIRHY. (Dv T TIISTLEDOWN" IN TIIE " AUSTRnaA?S?x.") -0 CIiECKING POTATO DISEASE. The British Board of Agriculture have issued a continuation of a former Parliamentary paper on experiments made in checking potato disease in the United Kingdom and aborad. The report deals largely with the experi ments made with bouillie bordelaise, a composition with which the plants ard treated both preventively and cura tively, and with a large amount of success. The experiments in Britain were made under the auspices of the Royal Agricultural Society of England, the Technological Education Com mittee of the Wilts County Council, the Agricultural Department of the Irish Land Commission at the Albert Model Farm, Glasnevin, and at the Munster Agricultural School. The experiments on the Continent were conducted by various specialists. The results of the various experiments made during the past few years show that the preventive treatment has been employed with very satisfactory results in cas...
ON THE ROARING SEA. CONTINUED FROM 23RD INST. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian and West Gippsland Advertiser — 30 January 1894
ON THE ROARING SEA. CONTINUED FROM 23RD LNST. passed the Fiji islands, and some large canoes put out in chase of the castaways. The launch was the swiftest and escaped, and shortly came into a streak of good lnck to offset the bad. It rained and the poor fellows hailed it with joy because they could catch some drinking water, al though they got another drenching into the bargain. Several days of storm fol lowed and the men grew wretched from sleeplessness, cold, cramp and hunger pains. Bligh was compelled to stop the daily spoonful of liquor for fear the need would be still greater. The result soon showed on the men and they begged for additional food to stave off theanguish of famine. This Bligh denied them, but as a com promise grouted an allowance of liquor on the nights that were peculiarly distressing. It is hard to see on what grounds he fixed the degrees of distress, but he tided over the crisis, and at last, on the 18th of May, the rain ceased. Bligh advised the men to wring...
SUICIDE OF A BOY. EFFECTS OF A PARENTAL REBUKE. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian and West Gippsland Advertiser — 30 January 1894
SUICIDE OF A BOY. EFFECTS OF A PARENTAL RIEBUKE. --o About 3 o'clock on Sunday the Leon gatha police received intimation that a youth named Lewis Edward Ileynolds, son of a farmer living at Nerrena, and only 16 years of age, had committed sui cide by deliberately shooting himself through the the head with a gun. So tar as can be learned young Rleynolds was milking the cows when he had some words with his father. He was illusing the cows, and his father ordered him to desist, leave the place anud seek employ ment elsewhere, as he was done with him. The youth immediately proceeded to the house, obtained a double barrelled gun and went a few paces away from the dwelling. He said to his mother, "Look hereemother," and without another word raised the muizzle of the gun to his head and fired, killing himself instantaneously. The family is well and favourably knowg in the district,
ST. PAUL'S CHURCH. DEPARTURE OF MR. AND MRS. ALLNUTT. PRESENTATION CEREMONY. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian and West Gippsland Advertiser — 30 January 1894
ST. PAUL'S CHURCH. DEPARTURE OF MB. AND MRS. ALLNUTT. -0 PRESENTATION CEREMONY. A social gathering of the congrega tion of St. Paul's Church, and a number of other friends, was held in the Public Hall on Friday evening, when the Rev. Arthur Allnutt was presented with a purse of sovereigns prior to his departure from Warragul to Hastings. Mr. G. T. Wood, in makingthe presentation, spoke of the loyal services rendered by Mr. Allnutt to the church, and said that in all seasons and in all weathers he invariably fulfilled his appointments and worked hard to promote the interests of the church. They were all deeply sorry on account of the great domestic troubles which he and Mrs. Allnutt had experienced during their sojurn here and sincerely hoped that in the future they would have a greater share of pleasure and would be prosperous and happy wherever they went' (Applause). Mr. James Biram cordially endorsed the foregoing statements and trusted that all the family would enjoy better healt...
THE RIVAL OF THE RAILWAYS. A STRIKING ILLUSTRATION. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian and West Gippsland Advertiser — 30 January 1894
THE RIVAL OF THE RAIL WAYS. A STRIrING ILLUSTRATION. -0 A striking illustration of the manner in which the road teams compete against the railways was recently afforded in the case .of the removal of a quantity of machinery to Ballarat. The Ballarat Woollen Mills purchased the plant of the Williamstown Mills, which, it will be remembered, carned the bonus of £'6000 for turning out worsted, and it will soon be all in position. It was taken from Mel. bourne to ]Ballarat by road, because the cost was about £70 cheaper than the freight of the Railway Department. The department was asked what it would carry 70 tons for, and the answer was '2 2s. or thereabouts per ton. The teamsters accepted £1 per ton. As the Railway Department could have sent the machinery in one special train, it strikes outsiders that it would have been advan tageous to have made a special bargain in this instance.