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New Hairdressing. [Newspaper Article] — West Gippsland Gazette — 12 July 1898
New Hairdresaing. A stylish arrangement is of loops and bqg: of hair. placed quite on the top of thie hbr, afterthestyle of the 1830 period. These bo,?- ! start from a twist of hair at the hack of th;e' -head and are intermixed with diamends rd other ornaments. Everything that savors of the m pire is now for the momenta la mode,' -and the Recamiercoiffure isamionthe new est. It is the fashion now to wear a Rttle bunch of flowers or feathers and velvet for ful. d res i r n erll as diamonds. Litt1e ,p ra.I' o' rich to or ro.ses or any ot her bloecr. ar worn. Frequently these are intermixerd with shad ed velvet, tandinhg p in w oDints like don keys' ears in the immediate front. Rows of pearls, with pearls tud silve: sowers in the front, are intended to be placed round the coiffure at the back, and r white satin bow, with a hbmming bird lr "-,r center, is quite a new idea. Mr. Kelsey, a Quceenslander, has just returned from Klondike, giving a doleful description of the fields. ie says i...
Sleeve Buttons and Watches. [Newspaper Article] — West Gippsland Gazette — 12 July 1898
Sleeve lIuttons and Watches. This is to he a season of sleeve buttons The linked buttons of the same size prevail Here again is enamel in all colors si:r rounded with a: broken edge of gold or silver. ' The silver button lwere never more tasteful and artistic. Elsie Bee says in The Jewelers' Circular that the display io watches with chatelaines is as pretty na anything shown in a long time. There is a prefere:ce, above all, for enamel. The enam eled watchesivithportruits and flgures pro rail The brilliant enaniels' in solid color are set with stones.. The. blue "enamel is superb. Other watches h?? ae covers madel of closely set stones, as turquoise. Thie chatelaines are made to correspond: Tie. bowknot prevails, brit there rre e namci?l swords, long loops inghit at 'the lowver e'. and, still newer, three enimelted forms-iikt sleeve buttons, each with some heraldic: device, and pendent loops in which the watch Swings. Sometir'es a flbwer-de-lucr. is on all three.
ROUND THE WORLD ON THE BICYCLE. A GREAT [?]UR BY THREE [?]SHMEN. LXXXII. NAGASAKI, Japan. [Newspaper Article] — West Gippsland Gazette — 12 July 1898
ROUND THE WORLD ON TIHE BICYCLE. A GF)EA'r '. IUR BY THREE ,?NG tSHMEN. JXXXIL - I N AGASAIKI; Japan. Night is the time to see it. Here is ai famous 'restaurant, five stories -high, with a wide, green-portalled entrance. There is. a crush of bloated Chinese at the bottom of the stairs. and the air has a hot murkiness and is laden with the unsavory odour of Chinese cooking. You climb up the broad steps, flanked by panels of fantastic woodcarving, and you are in the great dining-hall. The walls are dark, -colored lamps swing from the roofs, the tables are big and solid, and topped with grey marble slabs, and the place is packed. Every body is talking his loudest and shovel ling food into his mouth, and drinking hot samshu wine, and the perspiration is streaming down the blubbery cheeks, and the waiters are screeching and banging bowls about. You stand for but a minute looking at the spectacle, watching the wealthy, pleasure-hunting,restaurant-loving Chi nese feeding, and the thought t...
HERE AND THERE. [Newspaper Article] — West Gippsland Gazette — 12 July 1898
HERE AND THERE. ' judge has recently been lecturing on .sentences and how to calculate them. In many cases it would be worth while knowifng how even verdicts in civil a.c tions are arrived at. In a morning paper recently -was a head line, "LC000 for the loss of a husband," and directly beneath it, "L1500 for the loss of a leg." Kow, how does the calculation come in. The State school boy, on reading these paragraphs, would probably state a pro portion sum : If one leg is worth L1500 what is the worth of a whole man? I confess I. should not like to lose a leg for L1500, whereas husbands are plen 'tiful, and, judging by law court pro -ceedings sometimes, many a woman would take far less than L3O000 to be re lieved of a troublesome spouse. In -'Natal the price paid for a wife used to bell head of cattle, equal to L33 sterling. ,Owing to the ravages of rinderpest, the same number of cattle are now worth L132, and as a result we are told that ,there is a boom in the matrimonial mar -ket. ...
POST CARDS. [Newspaper Article] — West Gippsland Gazette — 12 July 1898
POST CARDS. The following is an extract from the -" Postal Guide ": "Private cards bearing adhesive stamps are allowed .to be used as post cards be. twccn places in Victoria, under the follow. ing conditions, viz.: " That they be made of ordinary eard-l board, not thicker than the material us;~ for the official post card, and measure n,,t less than 4in. by 3in., nor more than 5binm. by 31in. "That there be nothing affixed, writ ten, printed, or otherwise impressed on, the front thereof except the address mnd stamps in payment of postage, and tlhe following words when printed only, viz.: -' Post Card.' The address only to Ibn written on this side."
THE RAINBOW FEATHER OR A TERRIBLE PROPHECY. CHAPTER IV.—(Continued.) [Newspaper Article] — West Gippsland Gazette — 12 July 1898
THE RAINBOW FEATHER; OR 4 TERRIBLE PROPHECY. ,p r, BY FERG US HUME, A.uthor of "The ;Mystery of a Hansom Cab," Ets., Etc. CHAPTER IV.--(Continued.) On leaving Poverty Villa, she turned her steps towards the main street of the Village. and wondered where she would And Milly. It was yet light, a kind of luminous twilight, with a star-sprinkled heaven, and a gentle breeze sighing amid the trees. Few people were about, as it was now about nine .o'clock, and the majority of Barnstead folk were 'ithin doors, lingering over their sup pers. Iris paced slowly along, her head aching with nervous pain, and her heart full of anxiety. When she arrived In the square where St. Dun Stan's Church was situated she paused in utter helplessness, for she knew not In which direction to look for the truant: nor for very shame could she ask any of the passers-by if they had seen the girl. For the moment she was Completely at a loss what to do. Unexpectedly, the chimes began to ring, and the clock of St. Du...
WHERE IGNCRANCE IS BLISS. [Newspaper Article] — West Gippsland Gazette — 12 July 1898
WHERE IGNORANCE IS BLISS. 1A -ily uministr. . i'ho had recentlly marrie"d a eity-br.ld lady, wa. inducted to .a cout'y charge. Their nearest neighblor. fannerr. who was also the rulin. ehler, arranged to ha:lv a supply of muillk sent to the mlanse. After a time illhe miniter and his wife thought they would lilke 1. cow of their own to occupy illhe glele. Before deciding they airgeed to ig aud consult -ith the lder. TVllhen Mr So-and-so was told, he said-"lt way 1the best thing-they could do." Thou the mini.iter's wife said sw\-eetly-"You kluow. I" Su-aIId-so, that We (1o not re Ileilre m111.11h milk at the malnlse, not haIlv inu a large family. and (artlessly) don't you think that a little calf would l?eh amite sutlihient for a year or two?"
USEFUL HINTS. [Newspaper Article] — West Gippsland Gazette — 12 July 1898
USEFUL HINTS. Muriel sends the following: Eggs that have been soiled or discolored may be cleaned by simply scouring them care fully with wet sand. Disinfectant.-A teaspoonful of tur pentine added to a pail of water will dis infect a sick room immediately, and will prove a powerful auxiliary against germs and bad odours. The Prevent Steel Rusting.-To pro tect polished steel from rust use pure paraffin wax, which should be warmed, rubbed on, and then wiped off with a woollen rag. Or mix white lead, tallow, and linseed oil to a thick paint and ap ply. Parllin is the best. To Keep Oilcloth.--Oilcloths can be kept like new If washed once a month. Rub them once in three months with linseed oil; put on very little, rub it well, and polish with an old silk cloth, and they will keep for years. Good Use for Soapsuds.-Save your washing suds for the garden. If turned at the roots of geraniums, roses, &c., they will enhance their beauty tenfold. TO SAVE HOLES. Stockings very often wear ...
THE FIERY ORDEAL. ON THE ISLAND OF BENGA. [Newspaper Article] — West Gippsland Gazette — 12 July 1898
THE FIERY ORDEAL. ON THE ISLAND OF BENGAL' The Island of Benga, where the fiedy. ordeal takes place, was the supposed r sidence of some of the old gods of Fijl. and was therefore considered a snared land. Naturally, also, its chiefs took high rank. First of all, it is uece6sYp, tot explain the native love, or oven;5 1 which the nasawe root is baked. This oven is merely a more or less circulal: hole, or hollow, dug and prepared in the ground, with a diameter of from 181 feet to 24 feet. The oven is nort filled with rough loge of flirewood, plied up 2 feet or 10 feet. On the logs are placed a great number of water-worn stones, varying in weight from 81b or 101b to ~I cwt. It may here be explained that the masave is a Dracaena, with fibro.?u$ roots as large as a yam, and full 'o sugar. These roots are baked in the love for four days. The fire for the or deal is lighted in the masawe oven be fore daybreak, and burns for several hours-that is to say, until all the stones on the top, big ...
NEWS FROM ALL SOURCES. [Newspaper Article] — West Gippsland Gazette — 12 July 1898
NEWS FROM ALL SOURCES. The average duration of human life in European countries is greatest in Swe den and Norway, and lowest in Italy and Austria. The exploring ship Frithjof, under Lieutenant Wellman. has sailed from Tromso. in Norway, on a voyage to the Arctic regions. In London there Is a manufactory in which every kind of rare or ancient coin is made, and a collector need not go out of the place if lie wants to fill his cabinet with numismatic treasures. Berlin pays a salary to a professional bird catcher, who keeps scientific insti tutions supplied with birds, nests, and eggs. He is the only man in the em pire permitted to do so. Signor Vendemini, a radical member of the Italian Chamber of Deputies, charged the just retired Premier with allowing the army to trample upon the country. The Chamber responded by cheering the army. Temperance puts coals on the fire, meal in the barrel, flour in the tub, money in the purse, credit in the country, content ment in the house, clothes on...
A SLIGHT ERROR. [Newspaper Article] — West Gippsland Gazette — 12 July 1898
A SLIGHT ERROU. An angry advertiser rushed into the office of a New Haven paper recently and shouted; "See-here, our ad. ought to read: 'Thousands of patrons are wearing trousers of our make.' " The foreman of the composing-room looked up, and weakly said, "Well?" The irate advertiser threw down a copy of the paper contairing the ad. The com positor had made it "matrons.".-"Amer ican Stationer."
A GREAT WORK FOR AMERICA. THE NICARAGUAN SHIP CANAL. [Newspaper Article] — West Gippsland Gazette — 12 July 1898
A CBEAT WORK FOR AMERICA. r i I_ NICARAGUAN SfHIP CANAL. T'Je cabte has again something to Firty about a great project. A canal connecting the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans through the isthmus which divides the northern and the r?outhern continents of America must neoessarily be of vast commercial and naval' importance to the United States. It would reduce the distance of sea tran ilt between the eastern and western states by more than one-half. It would ab-olish the dangers attendant at many i?easons of doubling Cape torn. It would enable the United States to mobi lise the powerful fleet they will un do'ubtedly have in the near future, on their eastern or western coast, as pcca eion might require, with the utmost ex pedition attainable. Such a canal would bIe of almost as much importance tb the ,Unite? States as the Suez Canal is to KGreat Britain, with her rich and exten Sive possessions in India and other parts of Asia, and in Australasia and the Slouth Pacific.. And the control of...
A REPUBLICAN ORDER. FOR SERVICE OR MERIT. [Newspaper Article] — West Gippsland Gazette — 12 July 1898
A REPUBLICAN ORDER. FOR SERVICE OP. \MERIT. Republics find it as necessary as MTon arhlies to rewardl great public services with honors. and are as much perplexed how best to do it. Indeed, they are 1nor1e perplexed. for it is a curious; fact that they are mor'e re'lucta:lt to pay su;ch services wivth mncitey. Tile u:i-ient -Monarchiies conusilntly give tG'nr:als tiand Adlilir'als who havle won great vi'- tot"ies pjeusiio1s. famil-y alllnlitie'". es itltes. or su1?s in catish down. Marl horollgh obtained a: splenditl fortune.lt exclusive of any of the commissionsl which hle wats aneoused. justl?- or utl ji.-tly. of receiving from his contr:lc tors. Thei Neapolitan Government g'Iave Nelsonl with his tithl an estate in Sictily which his heirs. still posses.. and whii'h piroductOs tilhe most endurable variety of Marshila. The lDuke of WeVllington re ceived. we imiagine. first and last, if his grants fromn half Europe are consider a d. three-quarters of a million sterling, and was for a...
THE QUEEN AND HER SOLDIERS. TWO HEROES RECEIVE THE V.C. [Newspaper Article] — West Gippsland Gazette — 12 July 1898
THE QUEEN AND HER SOLDIERS. TWO HEROES RECEIVE THE V.C. The following account of Her Majesty the Queen's visit to Netley Hospital, when she pinned the Victoria Cross on the breasts of Piper Findlater, of Dargai fame, and Private Vickery, of Dorset Regiment, is taken from the "Daily News"':- At the time of the Queen's visit there were 956 patients in the hospital, and of these 163 were sick and wounded sol- diers from the Indian Frontier Cam- paign. In the surgical division were 53 &nbsp; men who had received bullet wounds in the campaign, and amongst these were Piper Findlater, the hero of Dargai, and Private Vickery, the man of the "Dor- sets" who distinguished himself so bril- liantly by saving the lives of some of his fellow soldiers. These two received at the hands of the Queen, the Victoria &nbsp; Cross, and this part of the programme was the most important and the most interesting of all during the Royal visit. Her Majesty was taken up to the sur- gical divisio...
AMERICA'S NAVAL RESOURCES. [Newspaper Article] — West Gippsland Gazette — 12 July 1898
AMERICA'S NAVAL RESOURCES Undoubtedly the outcome of the war will be a vast expansion of the naval and military iesources of the United States. New battleships are to be built of the Illinois and Alabama class, and a great impulse will be given to the work of construction. Commodore Schley's advocacy of S-inch guns, based upon the experience at 'Manila, has caused much discussion in the naval circles of the States, and it is resorted that experts wish to see guns of this calibre intro duced in the new ships. Already the naval department has taken steps for the construction of sixteen destroyers of twenty-eight knot speed. Here the Americans are taking a leaf out of the Spanish book, but they will soon outrun the:t rival. The new boats are to be completed within eighteen months, and are to be of good sea-keeping power,with a displacement of 400 tons, and two quadruple-expan?;cn engines, according to the "New York Herald," of 10,500 or 11,000 horse-power. The engines and boilers are t...
WIT AND HUMOR. [Newspaper Article] — West Gippsland Gazette — 12 July 1898
WIT AND HUMOR. A (WX)holesome game.-Golf. A Tough _Morsel.-The crust of the earth. Sometimes there are three cranks on one bicycle-two at the bottom of the seat-post, and one at the top. Ladies should make the best publicans. They are so thoroughly up in the best way of making bar-gains.-" Moon shine." Worse Still.-Married Man: "Before I married I had to hunt all over the house for my slippers." Bachelor: "And now?" Married Man: "I can't afford to buy any."-"Fun." "I'd be better off if I were dead," complained Cynicus; "but then I sup pose nobody would take the trouble to bury me decently. "Oh, MIr Cynicus," said Miss Daisy Candor, with the ready sympathy of sweet sixteen, "why I'm sure all your friends would bury you gladly." Hardly Necessary.-Bridget (watching her mistress pack a big box of provi sions for the boys at boarding school) : "An' shure, mum, yez musht put in th' hammer, so they'll hoy somethin' to open it wud." A Harder Task.-"What is your idea of a cl0ver woman-a woma...
SPORTING. WEST GIPPSLAND FOOTBALL PREMIERSHIP. [Newspaper Article] — West Gippsland Gazette — 12 July 1898
SPORTING. WEST GIPPSLAND FOOTBALL PREMIERSHIP. The interest taken in local football this season has been very keen, the attendance of the public being fairly large and the majority of the matches well contested. The clubs in the West Gippsland Football Association number five--Half-holiday Imperial, Warragul, Drouin, Brandy Creek, and Yarragon. Of the two Warragul clubs, the Half-holiday have shown their undoubted superiority, having practically an unbeaten record, although credited with only 22 points out of a possible 2S. One match, however, which this club won-against Drouin -was taken away froimi them by the association on account of playing A. Rice, who, on somewhat tliisygrounds, was adjudged ineligible to play. Drouin occupies second place with 20 points, Brandy C(reek being third with 16, and Yarragon fourth with 12, while Warragul occupies the inglorious posi tion of bottom of the list-a position which they will, however, probably improve upon before the season is over. The...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — West Gippsland Gazette — 12 July 1898
Public Notice. WARRNAqLGUL. NEWS AGENCY (OPPOSITE SHIRE HALL) - WARRAGJUL - FRED. H. SMALL, Stationer & Bookseller, FANCY GOODS BAZAAR,. Newvrspnalers. " Argus," " Age, "" Herald," "Leader," "Weekly Times," "Australasian," Local Papers, Illustrated and Comic Papers, Novelettes, &c. -o- " Windsor," "" Cassells," " Strand," " Re view of Rievicws," "` Woman at Home," '" Harpers," "The Quiver," " Pearson's," " Idler," &c. -0 - ilooI?s. - Novels, Standard Books, Dictionaries, l'icture Books, School Prizes, Toy Books, &c. ----o--- - ]Iusic. - The Australian Music Books. (1 to 41), Victorian and Federal Music Books, Comic Song and Dance Music Albums, Imperial, Up-to-Date, and Australian .Melodits, &c. - - Wln[sieal Innstran-mnenmts. Violins, Accordibuis, Concertinas, Aulho harps, Flutes, &c. Mouth Organs, 6d to 4s 6d each. Stationery. The Stock of Stationery is complete for variety of color and quality. Good Envelopes from 2d a packet, &a...
MISCELLANEOUS. WHIP AND SPUR. [Newspaper Article] — West Gippsland Gazette — 12 July 1898
M" IISCELLANE OUS. WHIP AND SPUR. King Thoiras cost $48,000 and fell by the wayside. Two-year-olds are not permitted to trot In Russia or Franco till Sept. 1. Cephas, 2:143, is entered in the $5,000 stake for 2:15 trotters at Galesburg. Green Morris gave $10,000 for the broth er to Troubadour, and he was a rank fall ure. The Butterflies is entered by Gideon & Daly in both the Hawthorne and Harlem Derbhys. Charlie Fair gave $27,000 for the broth er to Yo Tambion, and he is now pulling a buggy. Domino, Clifford and Henry of Navarre will, in all probability, race in Chicago next summer. Salvator's daughter, out of Miss Wood ford, cost $5,000 and only won a couple of purse races. The Keenes gave $7,800 for the brotheb to Freeland last year, and he has never been heard from. Richard Croker has named one of his colts ,iatty Bumppo. MAarcus Daly has one called Skakaho. Lord Rosebery intends to increase the number of horses in his Newmarket stud, which now contains 16 racers. A full...