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Yarra Glen. [Newspaper Article] — Healesville Guardian and Yarra Glen Advocate — 19 March 1898
Tares Glen. A great howl of inne hinaR crne forth at the verx' idea rif the Minister rlinsin the mountain a?ninst the paling splitters.- Un-' less something better came to Yarra Glen as produce for the Melhourne market, ihe railway v tn tion wohld b pr'r.hiallv closed. as some hundreds of trucks of split stulff have ~one fromt here within the last few months. Everyone we meet is sounding the praises of the beautiful rain which ha's i~t last given us a prolonged visit; and hias done an immense amount of good. Filline tanks is not the least blessing, as we will most likely heear no more about that grand water scheme. which people do not want after a good downfall of free water. The ::township could have. had the vater from the Marnonrlah years ago; but there had been no dry seasons. and cnuncillors and ratepayers seemed iiidifferent, and we can Snow expect 'another repeating of history.: Quail °shooting seems to. .he very. slow? this-season. Have not heard of any de: : cent bags: and ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Healesville Guardian and Yarra Glen Advocate — 19 March 1898
SEASQO' 1897-8g L1tij CHIPS and GOOD PRICES, FARMERS and FROITGROWERS is the t*sil nf •. 5 U & Co BEEI-IVE STORES, llain Street, LIZLYI AIi Established $? . eWho in anticipation of a Good reasnn lihav made Extensive Purchase' of DRAPERY, BOOTS and SHOES. Latest Novelties in DRESS GOODS, TRIMMINGS, FANCY GOODS. BOLEROS. SEQUIN COLLAE2TTES. NEW "STOOCE" 0O0.LAS: &; CTFFS. Trimmed Millinery a speciality Dressmakin g by a FIRST-CLASS 11AND Fit St'yle and Workmanship Ol u'ar a t ted. Fancy Prints. M tuslin, Nainsooknn Batistti., Zt.phyrs, Canvas Cloths. Calicnrs, ShIi.*tin..s I?,)ills, Iltonl::id Stripedt (; ,,I,.a-nn. F;ain.:y I rills. CLOTHING :DTATH Ie n's., Ynutlt's, an.d lliry'.s Suits, Trous.ers & \V:sts. Trousers. FULL ASSORTI'ED STOOKI OF NIEW GOODS. [ats, Shirts, Collars and Ties. Suitsto Measure. Fit Guaranteed. IBOOTS I Larg.est Stock in the District. Best Makers Only GnOCERY DEPARTMENT. BEST GOODS. AT Lowest Prices 'U.S TT .A. IL. AGENCIES: Incandescen...
BRITISH OFFICERS AND THEIR WEAPONS. [Newspaper Article] — Healesville Guardian and Yarra Glen Advocate — 19 March 1898
BRITISH OFFICERS AND THEIR V-WEAPONS. -4---- Time was when to be an expert swords man was looked upon as one of the most essential qualilications an officer could posseSs, and several of the most celebrat ed soldiers at the commencement of the century were remarkable as much for their personal prowess with the sword as for any of the larger gifts which go to form a great commiander. Sir William Napier could run or jnmup with any one of the gallant memlnbers of his regiment, and re cords how, in the race for the rocks at La Ithune, he was not a /ot behind the most active of them. And he could hold his own with the foils, tilh single-sticks, or the hayonet,as well as in more bodily activity. Marshal Beresford, too, was a man of mag nificent phl;sique, and owed his life to his thews and sinlews wheit he found himself engaged in a rough and tumble that would have shocked V'oln lonltke, with the Pol ish Lancers at Albuera. Lord Anglesey was also a typical beau sabrcur, and even when he h...
THE YOUNG FOLKS. [Newspaper Article] — Healesville Guardian and Yarra Glen Advocate — 19 March 1898
THE YOUNG FOLKS. We are pleased to inform our youth ful readers that in futur, we intend to devote a portion of our space to their especial henefit. \Ve proposa to have it written as tiu:ch as possible by children and with this end in view we will offer every week a handsome prize volume. The next compeitition is' for a letter written to Uncle Rube, telling him anything in teresting and concise, A short anec dote would hie acceptable. The ,naxi mum points obtainable for this compe tition will be 100, divided as follows: Compdsition, 30 ; Matter, 30 ; Spelling, 15; Punctuation, 15 ; Writing, 10. The best letters received every week will be published in the paper. All letters must be handed in not later than 12 noon on Thursday. This competition is open to all cchild ren-under the age of 16; and contribu tions are invited. " Leneva," Auburn. Dear Uncle Rube,--I have only time to say a few words. Do you know where we went at Christmas time? I will tell you. WVe all went down to" Rye." ...
Healesville, March 17th, 1898. [Newspaper Article] — Healesville Guardian and Yarra Glen Advocate — 19 March 1898
.icealesville, larlrh l17th, 1898. My Dear Uncle ltoibe,--I aml glad you are s, peeosed to hear fromn me, and I hope this will please you more thn any tf. Imy previouns Iletters. Dear Uncle hlule, as ihe E.sier holidays are nlow, very close, I lhop to see Vyo here to enljoy them antongst us. T!he weitlber.-lhere.nnvw, is til that conid. he dlisired 'b? '?i:.one. and, we !:ave every res,,n to think it will con tinie,-untii afier the hnlidltyshlowever, so I am sure there will Ie a virv great numin ber of tnorists here lben, and also a great gatlhering of the Christian Endeavor So ieuty i. to ie hehl hI.re durint Easter, so lletlesville will lnk very lively I am s?re. I miist tell Yon, I have heard of nother of i the Hi.Haleasille ladies getting married during this w'eek. so, if youl would like one of the lIoal ladie's von had hetter omile soon!, as there ati very few left. I d, not tn out riling so often now. lMy poor little pony has not been very well, and I enuld not expect oin enjo...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Healesville Guardian and Yarra Glen Advocate — 19 March 1898
HEALESVILLE Jooa aii faoieq NICHOLsoN STREET, IIEA.LtSVILLE (Next Post Office). G. S. Matthews, STATIONER, Taber dashcr and Tobacconist, I) ESPEC'TFULLY intimates tha:t he ihs 4; always in sto(k every r.,inisit inees sary to ie foud in :n \a w ll-ctntlul ed blsi ness if this kind. Fancy Goods, Tobacco & Cigars; School Reruisites Stationery, all kinds Pishing Tacklo, &o. English Magazines and Newspapers, Newspapcrs Delivered g* Or Posted to any Address. ..1 Circulating i11 t Library. A Large Stock of Patent, IonwepI( tlhie, :andil:orsc M dit:cinesi " Always on hand. Licensed under the I'h:arncy Board of Victoria. House. Land. Estatec, c- )Fire and Life Assurance Agent. ** Baving taken the premises lately occupied by the. Shire Council, I will he alle to give every aittit.ion to and afford all information in cotlectioo with the above business. Loans Negotiatcd. AUCTION SALES CONDUCTED Commissions executed in Every Line of Business. liE ALSO HAS ON SALE Every Descriptio...
News of the Week. [Newspaper Article] — Healesville Guardian and Yarra Glen Advocate — 19 March 1898
eOws of the Week. CRICKET.-A ,miatch hietween Lily dale and 'district and the-h Melbourne .0C. is again being arranged on the ground of the latter on or about .the 30th of this month. As tlhe PMel bourne club always: treat their. vjsitors well, tli match is already being looked -forward to with bxtreme pleasure. WooD's POINT ROAD.-In an, articleh on the visit of the Healesville Coun cillors to Wood's Point about, the Yarra Track, the" Standard" says:--' The net result of the .visit of the -lreaesville delegates is that the Howqua Shire must now formally cede tile territory, as further delay, is dangerous, and that the Minister will have to declare him self, as the course of action is now clear." SwIrsIlING I1 STATE SCHooLS.-At the commencement of the year, the Hon. the Minister of -Education (Mr. A. J. Peacock) asked the leading head teachers in Melbourne to consider the advisability of teaching swimming. As an outcome, 20 metropolitan schools have formed clubs, numbering some 1800 ...
Healesville Police Court. THURSDAY, 17TH MARCH. (Before Mr. J. Keogh, P.M., and Messrs. J. Green and J. Barrett, Js.P.) [Newspaper Article] — Healesville Guardian and Yarra Glen Advocate — 19 March 1898
Healesville Police Court THURSDAY, 17TH MARCH. (Before Mr. J.. Keogh, P.M., and Messrs. J. Green and .J. Barrett, Js.P.) The following cases were dealt with.: Constable Hocking v. Jas. A. Kings ley.-Non-vaccination of child. Ad- journed for two months, Unfitness certificate produced. Constable Hocking v. Mary J. John- son.-Three charges of truaancy. Fined 5s. in each case. Constable Hocking v. William Rus- sell.-Two cases truancy. Fined 5s in each case. Constable Hocking v. Chas. Ander- son.-Truancy. Fined 5s. Constable Hocking v. William Saun- ders -Withdrawn. Constable Hocking v. Jacob Aansen -Arrears of maintenance of child, £4 10s. Arrears struck out. Matthew C. Leckie, Liquor Inspec- tor v. Edgar H. Rigby. --Falsely ap- plying to Schnapps the Trade Mark of Joel Banke Wolfe. Fined £1; with £1 1s 9d costs. . &nbsp; &nbsp; Matthew C. Lecke v. E. A. :Rigby. -Selling to prejudice of purchaser a certain article of food to wit, whisky, which was not of the nature and s...
How Artists' Models Are Paid. [Newspaper Article] — Healesville Guardian and Yarra Glen Advocate — 26 March 1898
ITow Artists' Models Are Paid. The regular rate in the art schools is 33)3 cents an hour, or $10 a week for six days' work of four hours each. If no coihnl:iiuts are made by the art student or class monitor, the model gets a 25 per cent premium. "Good days" are few and far apart, for the poses are 25 minut:s long, with onl.y five minutes' rest, and in difficultpositions more than human nature can endure. To get off the pose an instant or to keep it in a lazy manner provokes complaint, and although the croaker may be the veriest bungler it counts against the poor mod el, who may be trying to earn an honest livelihood.
USEFUL NOTES. HOW TO PRESERVE PENCIL SKETCHES Valuable Men May be Kept Indefinitely by a Little Care at First. [Newspaper Article] — Healesville Guardian and Yarra Glen Advocate — 26 March 1898
USEFUL NOTES. HOW TO PRES.ERVE PENCILSKETCHE8 Tzhmible tera M32a7 Yd Atpt Indefinitely 7 n tr.tle Ca:*o at First. Pencil drawings mali be rendered in effatcable by a very eimple process. Slightly warm a sheet of ordinary draw ilg paper; then place it carefully on the surface of a solution of white rosin in alcohol, leaving it there long enough to become thoroughly moistened. After ward dry in a cnrrent of warm air. Pa per pr:pared in this way has a very smooth sarface. in order to fix the drawing, the paper is to be slightly warn: for a few moments. This process may grove nauful for the preservation of plans or designs when want of time or any other cause will not allow of draftsmen reproduclng them in ink. A sim:p!r ~cn thaun this is to brush over :the back of the paper containing the pencil Eketch with a weak solution of shellac in alcohol. Chalk and pencil d!rawings Tony be fixed, though not so thoroughly as by the above methods, by washing them with skimmilk or with water holdin...
St. Patrick's Day Sports. WALKER'S. [Newspaper Article] — Healesville Guardian and Yarra Glen Advocate — 26 March 1898
St. Patrick's Day sports: WALTKER'S. [BY OUR. OWN CORRESPON-DENT.] As has 'been stated in our former issue, sports in commemoration of St. Patrick's Day'on the 17th Old Ireland were to be held at Walker's" Hotel Yarra Track, on that date. The morn ing of the 17th came around as usual and there was every appearance of a dirty day, but St. Patrick nimit have interceded with the clerk of ~ieather, who was kind enough to over-rule the forecast of the morning" and" favoured us with a. beautiful afternoon. There was a good attendance and all the ev,,)!s were well contested. Special. attention was given to the High Jump in which the winner was scratch man, and can ceded the second man 7 inches,. For a man that is off the grass, 5ft. 4ins. is really a good jump. In the Wood chopping contest great excitement was shown, and the second man had the misfortune to split his axe handle in the first few blows or perhaps the -con est . might have proved different. There was to have been a high jump ...
How to Make a Delicious Ice Without a Freezer. [Newspaper Article] — Healesville Guardian and Yarra Glen Advocate — 26 March 1898
How to 1 ake a Delicious Ice Without a Freezer. Pour half a pint of boiling milk, sweetened, into a basin containing two well whisked eggs. Stir the ingredients, put them into a clean saucepan and stir steadily over the fire until a thick cus tard is produced, taking care it does not boil, or it will be spoiled. Remove from the fire and put aside until cold; then add half a pint of whipped cream to the custard and either a little liquor or a teaspoonful of vanilla essence. Ascer tain that the mixture is sweet enough and add some dried cherries and pine apple out into small pieces and a few drops of carmine, just sufficient to give a pale pink tint. Put the mixture into a pudding mold with a cover, or an ordinary round co coa tin. that will hold a pint will do quite as well, provided it has a well fit ting cover. Stand the tin in a zinc pail, and pack it around tightly with equal quantities of rough ice, broken up into fairly small pieces, and freezing salt. About 8 pounds of each wi...
Christian Endeavour Corner. "For Christ and the Church." [Newspaper Article] — Healesville Guardian and Yarra Glen Advocate — 26 March 1898
Christian Endeavour Corner. "For Christ and the Church." The weekly meeting was held on Friday evening. There was a good attendance, and Miss Ma'Callum offi ciated as leader. The subject was "How to study the Bible." The majority of the members present took part, and a number of.practical sug gestions were offered. It was agreed that in order to obtain the most help from God's Word, it is necessary that it be read prayerfully, diligently, fre quently and systematically. Want of some system, it was pointed out, is very often the reason" why so many Christians fail to receive any benefit from Bible study. Dr. Harper's scheme was advocated as one worthy of the at tention of Endeavourers. An interest ing and sterling paper, written by, Mr. Geo. Allen, was read, and was much enjoyed. A paper by Miss Johnson, of Northcote, had also been received, but, owing to the lateness of the hour, was deferred till next 'meeting. The proceedings closed with prayer.
Taggerty. [Newspaper Article] — Healesville Guardian and Yarra Glen Advocate — 26 March 1898
Taggosty. The Alexandra races were held on St. Patrick's Day. There was a large attend ance of spectators, and the weather was perfect. Appended ere the results: HURDLE RACE-Lonegan's Gripp, 9.3, 1; Tonmlinson's Rhodes, 9.7, 2 ; Burge's Yarra 3. Umberto and Bcnny Lad also ran. MAIDEN PLATE-termniston's Cold Steel, 9.1, 1 ; Knowles' Medley, 9.1, 2; Gilbert's Seafoam, 9.1, 3. No Name, Dry Gin, Lin bert and Dick also ran. PoNY RACE !.obbs' Schoolboy, 8.0, 1; M'Gee's Nutty, 8.0, 2; Wright's Johnny Stoper, 7.5, 3. Modesty, Quiver, Dodo, and Piny also ran. ALEXANDRA HANDICAP-Cliff's W Y. 9.0, S, Burge's Rob Roy, 7.10, 2 ; Marshalls's Moonlight, 6.10, 3. St. Elmo and Star light also ran. NovEL SELLIS RACE- .l'Kenzie's Traik, 8.5, 1; Robertson's lKillingwortl, 8.5; 2 ; Payne's Barney, 8.5, 3. Dry Gin also started. FLYING STAKES Cliff's W Y, 9.10,1 ; Bur;c's Rob Roy, 8.7, 2: Marshall's Starlight, 6.10, 3. St. Elhno also started. Taor - Kilpatrick's Sovereign, %cr., 1; Kennedy's Janet, scr., ...
How to Boil Halibut. [Newspaper Article] — Healesville Guardian and Yarra Glen Advocate — 26 March 1898
uow to Boil Halibut. Tie it nicely in a linen cloth, put it in a kettle of cold water, enough to cov er it, and add a tablespoonful of vinegar and a little salt, and after the water begins to boil let it boil from 15 to 20 minutes, and the fish is done. Lift it out carefully and let it drain a couple of minutes before serving. Egg sauce is a drawn butter made of milk instead of water, with hard boiled eggs chopped fine and stirred in just before serving. Pour this sauce over the fish and gar nish with sprigs of parsley, and it is ready to serve. The potatoes should be peeled, and if not small enough cut as small as walnuts, boiled or steamed, and rolled in melted butter and chopped parsley before serving.
How to Choose Good Lip Salves. [Newspaper Article] — Healesville Guardian and Yarra Glen Advocate — 26 March 1898
fow to Chnse Good Lip Salves. Bad digestion will often assert itself in broken or ohapped lips, sores in the ?omZes of the mouth, fever blisters and a coated tongue. Chronio sore mouths s?nr.?!c be rubbed with sweet oil or pure glycerin at night. In the morning wash with a solution of alum or borax, a tea spoonful in a tumbler of water. Cam phor ice is both healing and cleansing. Good cold cream is not a bad salve. All the druggists have supplies and cheer fully dispense 5 cent quantities. Citron ointment is one of the old reliable lip salves kept by all chemists. It is applied to the sore with a soft linen cloth. When the mouth is sore, the diet should be changed to vegetable foods.
District News. Marysville. Mining on the Yarra Track. [Newspaper Article] — Healesville Guardian and Yarra Glen Advocate — 26 March 1898
District News. LFROM OUR CORRESPONDENTS. MaIrysville. Milininrg on the Yarra Track. The shows up here are still about the same; Chester's leasestill shows very rich gold, the gold has been traced 600 feet along the lode Chester and mate are working at present driving along the reef, they intend to crush at Easter time. The return from the Bower crushing sent to town is not yet known, but it is estimated to go about 2ozs. to the ton. Stockman's Big River struck a rich shoot of gold; will go probably in the rich patch 20ozs. Mount Morgan Yarra Track. Re turns not to hand, but start working on Monday. Mining generally is promising; the alluvial men are doing fairly well.
A Sydney Harbour Disaster. [Newspaper Article] — Healesville Guardian and Yarra Glen Advocate — 26 March 1898
A Sydney Harbour Disaster: There has been a' number of disas ters of late, and on Saturday there was a heavy wind bloving, and the. upsets, as a'consequence, were numerous. Up. sets qf more than one kind we have to record; for instance, the individual with the weak digestion who ate something that disagreed .with him, and the conse quence was distression and discomfort. But there is no reason for anyoae to suffer now that we have a preparation known as Bile Beans, which will put your digestive organs in perfect work ing order, and thereby, making pure, rich' blood flow through your veins. They are made in one of the largest and best equipped laboraties in the world in the city of Detroit; Michigan, U.S.A. and have been used in that country for years. .by. the best physi cians. They are an untdoubted specific, for Indigestion, Constipation, Dvspep sia :Bilioushness, Debility, Piles, Female Weakness, etc., 'etc. The 'sales 'every year amount to several millionis, and it is to this fac...
Healesville, March 24th, 1898. [Newspaper Article] — Healesville Guardian and Yarra Glen Advocate — 26 March 1898
llealesville, March 24th, 1898. Dear Uncle ltuhe,-It gives Ice much pleasure to write to you, for you are so kind in return, and I amt now more pleased still to tell you that I have one of mny lit tile friends from Abbotsford staying with Ine for a few holidays, and she is such a dear little girl, that I dread the time for her to retdrn home, for I think it is very nice to have one of your Melbourne friends now and then for a holidtiy ; we have suat.h fun at night, for I know father thinks we are perfect rotmps, and moother only laughs at us, so we go on until Father tbeins to wind the Clock, and then we knonw without being told that our galnes are over, somte times we try to continue the fun, but unlets wehave got him in the best of huImoir we know the games are broke up for the night. My little friend and I are learning a duet on the Piano, but her little hand is scarcely large enough to span the octave, but she does it very well for all that, she does the skirt dance well, we hav...