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Healesville Post and Telegraph Office. [Newspaper Article] — Healesville Guardian — 21 December 1894
Healesville •Post, anld ,Telegraph Office. .'Post office open from: 9 a.in. to 6 p.m. Telegraph office, open: from 8.30 l.m. to8 p-m.. Post office savings bank open from 10 a inm. to 3 p.m. ; Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 12 "noon. Mails close for--. Melbourne 6 .45 amm and " 10.15 am daily Intermediate 7.15 pin Marysville 9 adil and 9:': :;..;30 am daily Narbetliong . SArrive from I. Melborne &...90 am 2.40 pm 7:30 pmn . daily` Marysville ) ? I, and ;.&lt; ... pm daily' Narbethong:, J MISS FYFE, ,i: Posntmistress.
Marrysville. [Newspaper Article] — Healesville Guardian — 21 December 1894
A pictureqcue postil township on the Stevensop Diver, C2 -mijes east of Mel, liotirne' ?afl direct to Healesville, thence ailyacacbi; the road paesing over the far.; amed 'Black Spur.'. The scenery,at Marys:: ille is 'extremely pretty ;;the Stevenson Falls are'two. miles distant, and ",Tommy' Bend"a'd Cumbierland Crdieeki: a near nictiastwo good hotels, statcaclipoJ, lihci i 'firn -and twoh tores j The: distncri is' purely graing. It Is connectsiiTifli Nr bethong and Healesville by telephone. M. Keppel, postmaster. Population, 80.
Buxton. [Newspaper Article] — Healesville Guardian — 21 December 1894
Buxton. A postal township on the Acheron River, ...: ,, 66 miles east of Melbourne. It has a large hotel, store, and state school. The district is. pastoral and agricultural, with several .'.good farms. A cross-country .postal ser , vice is maintained with Marysville. and Alexandra by way of Buxton tri-weekly. J. Sherwill, postmaster. Population, 50.
Healesville Water Trust. [Newspaper Article] — Healesville Guardian — 21 December 1894
HJ? alesvillec Water Trust, Constituted 10th January, 1890. Comrn prising portion of Healesville' Shire. For supplying Heilesville township and part of the" parish of Gracedale. Pbpulation supplied, 700. Commissioners-All the members of the Shire Council. E. J. Hall, Chairman. E. H. Canmeon;, M.L.A., Government 'nomi nee. Secretary .nd collector--Chas.l H.i Alex ander. Engineer-A. Rodgers, C.E. ITrCe= Durer--Jao. Cornish. , ..The water rate is Is. in the £, based on the municipal valuation, of property1 rated. If by measure, 9d. per 1000 gals.
I AM TIRED! [Newspaper Article] — Healesville Guardian — 21 December 1894
I AM fTIRED! Sufferers from indigestion and. liver complaint are subject to a continued fee.ling of drowsinest,:headnach,-, tired achinig 4iis, anl a ginertl iLclinatiou to langor. Tlhese yvinptAdis aJ' due primarily £o a djlicient seer.tioa of hil., the natural sathlrtic of the' lier, whieh, when secreted in insufficient quantities, permits the course and'fibrous particles of the food and other waste and poison ous matter from all parts of the system to become impacted in the duodenum and lower intestines, creating a very dangerous condition which requires in stant and proper treatment. An ex perience of five years with Clements Tonic has proved this remedy a specific for such complaints, and its universal success has resulted in thousands of imitations being forced on the market; not because they possess any therapeutic value, for they are purely speculative ventures. gufferers who desire to get relief must insist on having Clements Tonic. It acts scientifically, has proved its ef...
Narbethong. [Newspaper Article] — Healesville Guardian — 21 December 1894
Narbcthong. . A pretty postal hamlet situated at the foot of the Black Spur, 6n Fisher's Creek, 53 miles east of Melbourne. Rail direct to Healesville, thence' bj'hoach 14 miles.' It has a good hotel, and is `connected with Healesville by telephone. . Mrs. Williams, postmistress. Population, 20.
SHE PREFERRED THE BURGLARS. [Newspaper Article] — Healesville Guardian — 21 December 1894
.SUE PREPERRED TITE BURGLARS. "The fact is," said old Mrs Jinks, who ..was in Austin, Texas on a visit, ," the factis my dear Mrs. Binks,Ihad the nar rowest escape from being ruined the other day you ever heard of." "?How was it 1" asked Mrs, Binks; growing interested. " Well, you know, I sold our house, and lot last month, and had the money ready: to deposit in the savings: bank _ the next ,morning which was the very day of its failure." " Yes, I read about it." " I slept with my money under my pillow," continued Mrs, Jinks, "and the next morning when I got ready to start for the bank the money was gone." '! Where had it gone to '. -" Some burglars had taken it during thle'iight 'An 'hour later the bank burst up:p. Did you ever hear such a remarkable piece of good luck ?' ..: '- ?I don't see where the good luck comes in: You .lost your cash all thd same." : e".' s liut they caught the burglars, and, on ,condition of my not prosecuting .they returned me, fifty cents orithe dol" lar....
MISCELLANEOUS ITEMS. [Newspaper Article] — Healesville Guardian — 21 December 1894
MISCELLANEOUS I'EMS. A keen business wan.-A gentleman recently about:to pay his doctor's bill said: " Well, doctor, as my. little boy jgave the maisles to all my neighbors' children, ,and ask they were attended by you, I think you can afford, at the very least, to deduct '10 per cent from the. amount of my bill for the increase of business we gave you," A young gentleman who had been A,.cquainted with his girl two nights at tempted to kiss her at the gate. After, wards he told the doctors that just as he "kissed her the earth slid from un der his feet, and, his soul went out of his mouth, while his head touched the stars." Late dispatch shows that what ailed him was the old nian's hoot, ''"The proper :study of, mankind is man." . Pope knew betterthan to say woman." Woman is too deep a study: for anybody to uinlertake. A brick house has been successfully removed bodily. in Brooklyn and placed on a site 140 feet distant, The opera tion occupied a month, but was found to be much cheape...
THE DANGER OF HIGH-HEELED BOOTS. [Newspaper Article] — Healesville Guardian — 21 December 1894
THE DANGER OF HIGH-HEELED BOOTS. It has been stated that a young lady went one day to an oculist. about a growing iveakness in: her eyes wlhiclh provented her reading. The oculist looked at her with his professional wis dom, asked her various questions, and then suddenly' amazed her by asking her to put out her foot. The foot, in its kid hoot with a very high heel, was thrust forth. The doctor eyed it a moment with a stolid face. " Go home," he said, "and take off those heels; keep them off for a month, and then come to me again and we'll see how the eyes are," In a month the eyes were well; and the'young lady learned that there is the possibility that, with an instru men t of torture constantly at work in the centre of the foot, where so many deli cate nerves and tendons lie that are so intimately connected with all the other "delicate nerves of the body, there must presently come' disarrangement and disease that may work mischief with the health.-Ex:ecl?nge.
"OI'M THE CAT!" [Newspaper Article] — Healesville Guardian — 21 December 1894
• " rxM THE OAT 1" . One night two tramps, Pat and Hans, were exceedinl:y hungry, and 'sruck a S: farmhouse, the owner of which would give thenm'a lodging, but no food, So they went-to bed, supperless, ai-J .''qAl· out 'elevern o'oclock mans went softly down to the pantry. Having eat: n a hearty meal he returned, being conlpelled to pass through the farmer's S:bed-clamber. : When he got back Pat questioned him as to how he had done it. ' An' did ye not wake the auld man up ?" he said, ' *Ya,"answered Hans; " but I yoost s ptant shtill, and say, ' Miaow, Miaow !" '" Iegorra," said Fat, " I'll do the j..ame meself." . As he entered the farmer's room he ~ stumbled over a chair and awoke the farmer, who cried out angrily " Who's there !" " Och, lay shtill," sid Pat, " Oi'm tho cat I"
ENGINEER'S REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — Healesville Guardian — 21 December 1894
FNGINBER S REPORT. Mr.A Ai dger·s, (E., shireenginer, reported as" follow s;- The clntrai:t for utetallin tlrue..-?.?risr, ,.n the Don roadl has been prFuce.,-l,il wlith alh in ' th . iiultl, 111111 fthY O;nuj pro'luds iahs been an,:le ; but thlI.e .h; .a"y r.,j.,' last week lhave solmewhat dt'layel .tll work. On the contract for th. Iril co?ver, Visrh's Creek, the contractor has got all thd tiimber . delivered on the ground, Thecontract for repairs and alterations to the Shire Hall is nearly completed, and will be finished by Friday next. 9'he contract price for this work is £20, and the contract was let at: a Council meeting held on Monday night, December 3rd. I.have inspected ali the traintenance con tracts in the northern portion of the shire nmd found that the contractors had been at work on them during the month, and that, generally, the roads were in a fairly good state.of repair. I pointed out to contractor Passing that a good deal of work had 'still to'be done on both his c...
THE HEALESVILLE SHIRE COUNCIL. WEDNESDAY, 18TH DECEMBER, 1894. [Newspaper Article] — Healesville Guardian — 21 December 1894
THE HEALESVILLE SHIRE COUNCIL, WEDNESDAY, 18TH DEGouBBR, 1894.! Present: Or, gall (President, in the p chair), and Crs. Sloss, Clements, Green, Nichols, Keppel, Barton, M'Gretton, and Holland ; together with Messrs. C. H. Alexander, secretary, and A. Rod gers, engineer. The minutes of last meeting were read and approved of, on the motion of t Crs. Green and Holland, CORRESPONDENCE, From T. Anderson, enclosing 10s, 1 towards construction of Punch's Gully bridge.-Received with thanks. From Shire of Echuca, forwarding the following resolution passed by that council :-" That a oirctlar be sent to all municipalities in the colony solicit- ' ing co-operation to oppose the proposed Land Tax now submitted to Parliament, t and that a conference he held at the Town Hall, Mlelbourne, on 18tliDecem ber, for the purpose of taking action in the matter, and interviewing the Hon. the Premier." That council was also, of opinion that the following reductions could be made in various departmentsF toge...
Local & General News. [Newspaper Article] — Healesville Guardian — 21 December 1894
Local & General News. In accordance with the prevailing custom, and in order that the yearly holidays may be enjoyed in conimon >with every one else at this festive sea son, we have decided that there will be no issue of the GUARlA4N on the 28th inst. . We understand that the local Race Club are making overtures to secure :the services of the brass hand for New Year's Day. We trust-they will sue= ceed in this, as the members of the band are practising regularly and attentively, and we have no doubt that under the able conductorship of their instructor, Mr. P. A. Burr, they will acquit themselves creditably on their first appearance in public. Mr. C. Coles, of the Grand Hotel, IHealesville, has presented to the local brass band eight very neat musicstands. This generous gift is much appreciated by the bandsmen, and proves of great convenience. The local fire brigade have procured their hell, which now only requires to be erected. It is apparently a very suitable one, but w...
The Guardian. PUBLISHED FRIDAY MORNINGS. FRIDAY, DECEMBER 21, 1894. [Newspaper Article] — Healesville Guardian — 21 December 1894
PUBLISH?D FRIDAY MORNINGS.: FRIDA Y, DECEMBER 21, 1894. OLD FATHEit CHRISTMAS is about to pay us his annual visit, and; there are not wanting signs that preparations are be ing made to give him a hearty welcome. We have had some ups and downs since he was last amongst us-more " downs" than "ups," worse lIck but, for all that, when the old gentle man arrives we shall put ourselves into our Sunday clothes, spread the table with the hbist cheer we can afford, lock up our worries and cares in the cup board where the family skeleton is kept, draw a thick curtain before it, and sit down to enjoy ourselves. And it is right that it should be so. There are in most families certain landmarks in the year's journey at which they pause for a mrnment or two-to take breath, as it were, and give way to the pleasurable emotions which arise on arriving at that spot. It may he the anniversary of a birth, a marriage, an escape from s great danger, or recgngiligtion with 4 dear friend. There are periods...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Healesville Guardian — 21 December 1894
7aiotoniar Rai1wayp, 44 1ENDERS re invited for rieppirs 'till' 131st December, 189k, of platelayers' -tools in the lijss from Hawthorn to S?ealesville, Ringwood to Ferntree Gully, Outer Circle line, and Burnley to Oakleigh. Particulqrs at the Office of the Engineer for existing lines, Spencer Street, and at eawthorn~ Lilydale,? and Healesv?lle ptations. . . .. . . t. Tenders, indorsed " Tenderfnr repairs to tools," must be deposited in the Tender Box, Secretary's Office, Spenner street, : :?Melbourne, at or before Twelve,,o'clock p.pon of Thursday, 27th pecprp'ei'i-. . No Tender will 'neceesrily be acceptL.' By. order, R.G.KENTT, . Secretary for Railways. sea1esy ' Wate wolrk. rst~ RATING REGUIATION`.' FOR THE YEAR 1895. TN pursuance of the powers conferred by, j the Water Act 1890, the Comlis u. ainers of .the. .Heali~vlleo Wterworks, " . : Trhet'hereby,make the ?fllin?R?g tRpgila The followingeare the rtpea ,qnd olbarges which the owners or occupiers of lands and tenements liable ...
Healesville Shire. [Newspaper Article] — Healesville Guardian — 21 December 1894
1IRcalesille Shire. .. Constitited. a .'sliire,' '30tlh September, 1l887. L',Area--2s00 quli iqiiles. Popula-. tioni?225; ratepayers ddiroll, 292. 'An S-iualvahlu, £12,602 ; rate,'l s§ia .. ..e S.veine;E £2,900: ': ' i.: ', President- Edniund J. Hall , r- *'^ " ' . o Councillors. .'' ! .:' ;-Euln'und . all ..etiresi.,Aug., 1895 .1 riios. Cluients .' ' ,, 1895 ;Join'Geeen , .. ,, ,, 1895 J h lin lland..; ... , ; . 1896 SJohnMD K-eppel . ....1 896 dbirin i - ... ,d, ',, 1896 Stewarl SI i ,, 1897 . l Thos Ba ton;'- - , 1897 ;: linT MLGretto ,, .1897 ' ihet:COnc'i meets a aly' Hall on the ,,Aidt Monday in tlie ionti S, Secretary, collector, vailer, and inspector of nuisuancs-- lis. EI. Alexander, Engineer-,-Alex. IRodgers, C.E. Health officer-J. C. Baird, M.B.B.S. Treasurer-Jno Coi nislih .Do- registnmrs,-Joseph Hall, Heales ,'ille-; Hiery Robinson, Marysville. *
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Healesville Guardian — 21 December 1894
Priv ate ScbW ools. EDUCATION ACT 1890. PROPRIETORS and Principals of Pri a ve Schools are reminded that by Section 28 of the Education Act 1890 they are required to furnish to the .Education Department 'each year in the month of January a return showing the .name and surname, sex, age last birthday, residence, and the number of school-days' attendance of each child who attended their respective schools ?nring the preceding year. Forms for the purpose may be obtained from this Office upon personal or written application, N.B.-Before transmitting the returns to the Department principals and others should he careful to see that the forms are properly filled up and signed. CHARIES TYNAN Secretary. Education Department, 4tli December, 1894. Victorian Railways. Christmas & NewYcar*Excursions H OLIDAY EXCURSION TICKETS will be issued to and from all stations (suburian excepted) from 20tll December, 1894, till 3rd January, 1895 (both days in clhisive, Sundays 'excepted), available ...