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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Healesville Guardian and Yarra Glen Advocate — 26 March 1898
If EA iL E V I 1. L NtIcItiLSU SreEi:r, II.AIILL (Next l,,tr Ol cc-). G. S. Matthews, eas cherawl Tobacconist, S: Si' EECTi FU LLY intintates Ihat Ie has _ ty alwoays irt stock erv ertequtisit neces sary to be fouod in a well-conducted busi ness of this kitdl. i'ancy Goo:l, Tobacco V. -Ers, 8ogs.Ri P~·r?.mey, School EaquiSiteos tation~ry, all inds . Fishina g Tackle, &c. English Magazines and Newspapers, Aewsgapers Dielivered 4' Or Posted to any Addresiis.."i Circulating ,,,, Library. A Large Stock of Patent, Ilone epathic, and:ilorse iMedicines Always on Hand. Licensed under the Pharmiocy Board of Victoria. House, Land. Estate, & Fire and Life Assurance Agent. **+ Having taken the premises lately occupied by the Shire Council, I will be able to give every attention to and afford all information in connectioo with the above business. Loans Negotiated, AUCTION SALES' CONDUCTED Cormmissions executed in Every Line of Business. HE ALSO HAS ON SALE Every Description of 3U...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Healesville Guardian and Yarra Glen Advocate — 26 March 1898
Fruit & Grain SEASON 1897-8. LARGE CROPS and GOOD PRICES. ORa FARMERS and FRUITGROWERS is the wish of BEEHIVE STORES, Main Street, J4ITYD ALT. Establishcd 1886. Who in anticipation of a Good Season ·have made Extensive Purchases of DRAPERY, BOOTS and SHOES. Latest Novelties in DRESS GOODS, FANICY GOODS, BOLEROS. ......· QT.. ?'?¢- -C.LLA?'mTTES:° XTEW "STQOC" COLLAS & Trimmcd. M/iiircy a spociality Dr essm akip, by a FIRST-CLARS UL.ND Fit Style and Wort manship Guaranteed. Fancy Prints. Muslins, Nainsooke Batiates, Zc.phyr., Canvas Oothsi. Calicoes, Shea.tings Drills, Inollandr Striped Calateas. 'Fancy Drills. CLOT;ING Df PrAETMENT Men's, Youth's, and Boy's Suits, Trousers &. Vests. Trousers. FULL ASSORTED STOCK OF NEEW GOODS. Hats, Shirts, Collars and Ties. Suits to Measure. Fit Guaranteed. BOOTSI Largest Stock in the District. BestMlakers Only: G&30P07J DEARTMENbT. BEST GOODS. AT Lowest Prices As 0CTS TT A, L. AGENCIES" Incandescent Gas Light, . Roy...
Upper Yarra Railway Communication. [Newspaper Article] — Healesville Guardian and Yarra Glen Advocate — 26 March 1898
Upper Yarra IRailway Cominuni cation. NEVER, perhaps, was the policy of " taking things easy" and going very fully and care fully into every point'more justified than in the proposed line to Yarra Junction and Warburton. Four routes have been pro posed ; one, an impossible one, very long, from Croydon, which would ignore Lily dale altogether, and has nothing, so far as we can find out, to recommend it. A second was from Lilydale, along the valley of the Olinda Creek, with a big tunnel a short distance from Lilydale, which would pass, however, through Wandin; this was the proposed narrow gauge rail way route. Then a third was also found to be impracticable, going straight out from Lilydale, and the fourth route-the one recommended by the Legislative Coun cil from Coldstream - was thonuiht by some to be the solution of the difficulty. The great objection, however, to the Cold stream'line was that it would not tap that fine country about Wandin ; but, by a cir cuitous route, take the t...
Buxton. [Newspaper Article] — Healesville Guardian and Yarra Glen Advocate — 26 March 1898
Buxton. On Sunday, the 20th, Harvest Thanks- giving was celebrated at the Buxton Church, which had been tastefully decor- ated by the ladies of the district. Mr. J. Chalmers Duff officiated, and delivered a very appropriate sermon on the occasion. Mr. Duff is leaving the district, and will hold his farewell service on Sunday next at 3.30. We are having beautiful autumn weather with mild frosts at night. It is to be hoped that we will get some rain soon, for it is sorely needed. It is rumored that thte Taggerty Hall will be opened in about a fortnight, on which occasion a grand plain and fancy dress ball is to he held.
Serious Assault on a Farmer. FOUR TO ONE THE ASSAILANTS ARRESTED. [Newspaper Article] — Healesville Guardian and Yarra Glen Advocate — 26 March 1898
Serious Assault on a Farmer. FOUR TO ONE THE ASSAILANTS ARRESTED. To be set upon by roughs and almost killed after going through nearly 60 years of life without accident to health or limb is one of the hardest experiences we know of. Such, though, was the fate of Mr. Geo. Batchelor, a farmer on the Horton River, N.S.W. who at 59 years of age, just when his strength would prove most valuable, became the victim of the attacks of those enemies to life and limb-Insomnia, Nervous Debility, Despondency, and Intense Suffering. He was rescued, however, by Dr. Williams' Pink Pills for Pale People. Our reporter, who found him ploughing, obtained the following par ticulars: " I think," said Mr. Batchelor, " my ease is one that should have all the publicity possible. I am 65 years of age, and have been resident in this district for about twelve years. Prior to my coming here, I had always en joyed the best of health, and I had e been accustomed to work very hard. I About six years ago, however,...
Pertinent Pars. "A snapper up of unconsidered trifles." [Newspaper Article] — Healesville Guardian and Yarra Glen Advocate — 26 March 1898
* Pertinent Pars; [BY HAWK-EYE.] "A snapper up of unconsidered trifles.' " When ignorance is bliss 'tis folly to be wise." I was enjoying a 'quiet smoke the other evening along one of the favorite footwalks of our township, when I witnessed a charming little comedy between two characters, and although there were no scenic effects it caused great amusement to one or two others congregated besides myself. --A young man and maiden fair stood in side one of the lighted windows of a homely looking cottage, and evidently forgot all about the blind being up. He reached over and imprinted a kiss on her dimpled cheek, to which the fair one made no objection. Em boldened by the result, he again and again repeated the experiment,. the spectators laughing and applauding every osculation. I don't knowv whether the young man was trying to break a record, but he certainly broke up the crowd, for they laughed till they could not laugh any more. Young man next time please see that the blind is down,...
THE YOUNG FOLKS [Newspaper Article] — Healesville Guardian and Yarra Glen Advocate — 2 April 1898
THE YOUNG FOLKS E are pleased to inform 6~r youthfil .rerdes that we de vote a prti6on of our space to their especial benehti. We propose to have it writtei' as n;i'lch as possible by children' and with this end in vie . %e will, offer every week a hands6me prize volume. The next competition is for a letter' written to Uncle Rube, telling lrni .anythio inr teresti;ig and" conci.se A short anec dote would be acceptable. The maxi muum points ohtainabhl'.for this coinpe tition will be 100, divided as follows: Composition, 30 ; Matter, 3?; Spelling, 15; Punctuation, 15 ; Writing, 10. The best letters'received every week will bhe published in the paper. All letters must be. handed in not later than 12 noon on Thursday. This competition is open to all child ren Under the age of 16; and contribu 30 3 I tioiit aiir ihlvited. Dear Uncle 1:..lIe-- friend of mine has jtr: .trn u: . opy of the " Fledl sville G(, rdian' N~;:.: th- letters of some of .your li tle :,ieres o? ho ua ve written to yo...
Marysville, March 29th 1898. [Newspaper Article] — Healesville Guardian and Yarra Glen Advocate — 2 April 1898
Mlarysvillc, MIarch 9th 19 I . Dear Uncle-My lettera sn far have nit been successful b),t, I will try again: We went out for a drive on Sunday there was a bush fire ( not n very big one) raging between here and Buxton. Otur unnies had to wjlk over somi Imrirng 16ots of wool over the road and Fathei' was afraid of the buggjy. catching, we got over it safely. I 4hiýik it is extingiuished now as some men wgre pittingit out. We have two dogs Thby arid Whiskey. TIby is very large ind fat aiftl cannot run far. So lie never follows ts as lu is too far. But .tWhiskey follhworcs as any-where alth:I; h he is very small., 1l followu? :. '(. ut:les on Sun day, und. iwhen.e e w .:w e.i:: homllle we could not find. lini. ; ; i ',.:hti he was lost, hut when We got, p , .ind: i ay morn ing, we were surprised t, tin him lhone. We are goingto break utp shool for onl Easter holiday on Thntsdayv..deei,. Where is only going to be foot-racing,,ba.Eapt.r monday. Father and Mother; ventadown to Tau_,ebrty,...
Healesville, March 22nd. 98. [Newspaper Article] — Healesville Guardian and Yarra Glen Advocate — 2 April 1898
Healeaville, l\March 22nd. 98. My Den~r Uncle Rnhe,-As you were son pleased with my last letter, I am nine: to try again. The weather is very delightful up here, and 1 hope it will continue so Now Dear Uncle, I am going to tell nou aonlt, thie terrible expJolio'n, which ocered in a coal mine, in New South Wales. all the men who were working in the mine were killed, and only seven of them were found. We had two parrots, but both of them got away and we have never seen them since. Father caught a young mgpie at the he gining of the seeson and he is learning to talk very quickly. Now Dear Uncle I think I have told you all the news I remain your loving niece KATE M'GINNES. Aged 12 years and 16Omonths
"Leneva," 114A Victoria-rd., Auburn. [Newspaper Article] — Healesville Guardian and Yarra Glen Advocate — 2 April 1898
' Leneta," 114A Victoria-rd., Auburn. DEAil UNCLE 11tBE,-Z As You were so pleased with my last story, I will write another one this week. Itisa funny piece of compnsition we had yesterday at school. It is named " Too Thin To Carrs." A vety thin man travelling by omnibus sat squeesed up by a very stout person na his side. Heendured it half an hour, lunt at last gave vent to his feeling, by turning to the stout person and saying. "I think it would be fai:er if people travelling by has were chargeid by weight" to this his stout companion replied "Lucky for you they don't, for the conductpr ivoild not think it worth. his while to stolp and pick youi up, May I go in for the quarterly prize .this time ;or have I to wait till next time ? Thank you very milch for the book; which mother says I.shall enjoy when I grow older. Next time,I, write I will have to put ithe address ivhiel we shall have at 'Rye." I think I ha??e told yot all th6b news. Goodi-b ve I remain o'nurionrin niece. , MURIEL ...
Healesville, March 24th, 1898. [Newspaper Article] — Healesville Guardian and Yarra Glen Advocate — 2 April 1898
Heailtville, March 24th, 1898. My Deaf Uncle [tube,-I write you these few lines to tell you some little nass. The weather is still very warm, [ hope it will keep nice and fine for Easter. There will be a great number of people up here then. [ went for a lovely drive last Sunday it was such a lovely day, and i enjoyed my self very mnith. I still have any little friend stopping with tme, I think she is going to stop till after Easter That was a very pretty little "Fairy Tale " in the " Guardia:n" last week. Dear Uncle Rnbe I have no more news this time. Frotm your Ever Loving Niece, ROSIE PHILLIPS. Age 12 years and three moutths.
Yarra Glen, 30/3/98. [Newspaper Article] — Healesville Guardian and Yarra Glen Advocate — 2 April 1898
Yarra Glen, 30 [ 3 I 98. DearUncle Rube-As there is not munch interesting news, I will give you 9 descrip tion of YarraGlen. It is a very prbtty place, situated on the banks of the Yarms Yarra River. It is about nine miles,, cest of Healesville, and about the same distaice north of Lilydale. It is frequented by touriste, picnicers and siportsmen: There is a lot of game in the district consisting of Deer, Kangaroo, Hares, Rabbits, Quail, Snipe, Wild ducks, Plover, Cranes, and many other birds to shoot. Dear Uncle Rube, when you have any time, I wish you would come anrid see me, if you do I will take you fishingt as there is plenty of fish tlih Yarra. I &onblude hoping yod *ill lif if? is letter: I it"Wiiiln your loving nephew, TOMI FARRELL. Age 10 y(ats 8 months.
A Terrible Wreck. [Newspaper Article] — Healesville Guardian and Yarra Glen Advocate — 2 April 1898
A Terrible Wreck. The inhabitans of Fiji Islands the other day discovered that there was. a terrible wreck ot their shores. Yet .We discover wrecks in our midst every day. We refer to the wrecked, wretched lives that could be imade bright and happy if the gredt renredy, Bile Beans, were used at thd right time. How is it, dean 'reader 1 Do you feel miserable, disagreeable, want to aree'and' disagree: with? eueryoqe; everything appears to annoy you,:,you are not satisfied with yourself, and you consider.friends a bore. If you are in this state you have a liver that is in a state of ill-health. Those gloomy headaches, depression, and forebodings of evil are the direct result. Bile Beans are what you need; they have a reputation in America that has caused their sales to exceed probably that of any other pharmaceutical preparation sold ' tid : The best illustration of the great manner in which they are meeting with favor in this country is the fact that the Sydney agerits can not get, th...
Pertinent Pars. [Newspaper Article] — Healesville Guardian and Yarra Glen Advocate — 2 April 1898
Pertinent lacer . [BT HAWK-EYIE.] " A snapper up of unconsidered trifles.' With apologies to my Scotchifrienrds, I give them an analysis, just com pleted, of the bag-pipes soul-stirring cIll I Blow-flies on the window... 72 parts h Cats at nd'lni'rht iht ... 12 Voiqes of infant puppies ... f ,; Gruntinr of hungry pigs ... i ;: c Steam Whistles . ... 3 i o Noise of the ericke . 2 ., Is it any wonder that terror and cod fusion reign in the enenimys camp wl~hei 0 this awful sound approacheshf v 0 o b a gynonymotis with the summer months, there is generally heard. the inevitable '"snake yari," inut it wodld a appear that, following everything prd- h gressive, the reptile has fouind a c dangerous, rival in that unwelcome n pest, the grasshopper, and despite the a many - "good ones" I have heard, "snakov and otherwise," to the fol lowing I must award the " histik":- "The locusts were in great numbers in t one of our country districts,, and an old lady, who sass a loser to the ie tent of 4...
Taggerty. [Newspaper Article] — Healesville Guardian and Yarra Glen Advocate — 2 April 1898
Tin ggerty. A meeting of the hall committee was held on Wednesday evening, when it was decided to open the kanll on Friday, Aprif 15th. with a plain andt fancy dress ball. Mr. G. A. Cockson, President of the Shire, will give a short addres.4, and declare the hall open before dancing conmmences at 8.30. The ladies have generously offered to provide the supper, which will be laid in the school house, as the supper room is not yet errected. The Taggerty cricketers journeyed to Johnston's Creek on Saturday, and after' partaking of dinner, supplied at the Belle" Vue Hotel by the Creek boys, the game was started by Taggerty going to th e wickets. A regular '. rot" set in, as r' first seven wickets fell for five runs, b ut the "tail" livened up, and the last wicket fell for 33 runs. Johnston's Creek t en went' in and made 71, and as there was an' hour and ten minutes to play before time was Iup, the Creek boys thought they could get a one innings victory. A. Wylie' and W. Carter opened for...
Marysville. [Newspaper Article] — Healesville Guardian and Yarra Glen Advocate — 2 April 1898
lMarysville. A meeting was held here, when it war decided to hold a foot racing sports meet-' ing instead of horse racing on Easter Mon day. This will not interfere with the plaic and fancy dress ball the same night. The gentleman (Mr. Sterling) sent by mines department to report on the reefs at Walkers, fifteen mile house (Chester and Locke), and Stockmnans Reward, Big Rirer, was here on Friday last and returned to town on Saturday. He was very favorably impressed with what he was shown at Stockman's, where he stayed on Friday night, and also with what he saw on Chester and Locke's lease. He proves conclusively what was known to us before, namely, that the two lines are distinct and are run ning parallel with each other; supposed distance about four miles apart, ergo: There is plenty of room for prospectors to find something in between these two rich gold Bering lines. The best yield on the Big River or any of the creeks up here in the alluvial way is five ouinces for two-weeks by ...
Auburn, 22397. [Newspaper Article] — Healesville Guardian and Yarra Glen Advocate — 2 April 1898
Auburn, 2 2 3! 197. AMY DEAR UNCLE R'BF - I am going to tell;you about a competition I went in for n few weeks arq. It wad at the Ilaw thorn Town Hall. The competition was forelocntion. Only six hoys aind eleven girls went in for it. It was for boys and girls. The hoys' prize wm,; a cricket set. an'nd thegirls' a work-ohnx. The girls said theirs nirst; anil thli sanlle, t girt! ot the prize. The' boys, ca.ri? aftrwards, and another bof a'nd nmvs,.! apid nurs the hesTi We had to sa, .",i N airhin. Then those who tldhight tlýc ththr boy the best, iwere told to pblt up their hands. and after wards'those who thought me the heat pot up theirhands: The most hands were for me, so I got the prize. I will now close mi- letter, as I have no more news to tel you. Good-bye, I remain your loving nephew, Eric GEORGE HiAN Ort. Age 10 years 5r ionthi:
POINTS GAINED BY COMPETITORS. [Newspaper Article] — Healesville Guardian and Yarra Glen Advocate — 2 April 1898
POINTS GAINED BY COMPETITORs. Corn. Mtr. Spg. Punc. Wrtg. T'tl, M.:H . 25 26 11 11 7 A.M. 24 24 11 14 7 8Q E G.H. 20 14 14 14 3 75 . TFP. 21 2'4 13 14 3 75 K.31'G 19 23 15 12 5 74 [.P. 19 19 15 14 72 M.B. 22 25 11 ?. 11 4 73 Ariy Maftihnley therefore wins this week'sprize. For the tie from last week, Toni Farrell and Eric Hanson- have sue ceeded ;in beating Kate I'Ginness by only one point, hut they are still a tie, and this will he decided next week. Certainlyi. luriel, any one ihay compete for the quarterly prize. JSL ,. RUBE: