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ADJOURNED HEARING YESTERDAY. TWO OF THE ACCUSED COMMITTED FOR TRIAL. [Newspaper Article] — West Gippsland Gazette — 26 July 1898
ADJOURNED HEARING YES TERDAY. TWO OF THE ACCUSED COM MITTED FOR TRIAL. At the adjourned hearing yesterday, the charge against John Green was withdrawn, to enable the police to call him as a Crown witness. Henry Hamilton and William Irwin were committed to take their trial at the Bairnsdale Assizes on the 6th Sep tember. A charge of perjury against Arthur Hamilton will be gone into at the Warragul Court to-day. A case of interest to local orchardists has come before the Stawell Potty Ses sions. Henry Adcock, an inspector of the Vegetation Diseases Act, proceeded against Peter De May, of Pomona, or chardist, for neglecting to destroy the Codlin moth in his orchard. The defend ant did not deny the charge, and the Bench accordingly made an order author ising the informant to enter upon the defendant's land at any time with or with out assistance, and to eradicate all dis ease, and destroy all insects or fungi, and all trees, plants, or vegetables then grow. ing upon the laud
The Moderate Drinker. [Newspaper Article] — West Gippsland Gazette — 26 July 1898
The MIoderate Drinker. The mediumn man is the temperate or moderate drinker. A young man of good training at home comes upon the scene. "Well," he says, "of course I will not be a drunk:ard; and I hardly care to be the extreme abstainer; he is rather set and rather unpopular and cranky in his views; but there is that moderate drinker; he is. a steady and successful business man and gets among the boys in the saloon or tavern and is liked, yet: never goes too far;" Any one knows what in sidious spell of power this man's lifte weaves aronid. the senses of a young ut.a. Therefore the two extremes are not d mgeP.us to the youth, but the peril, like a serpent in a flower bed, lurIh in the easy life of the moderate drinker. -EIclhange
Why Iceland Has Fallen. [Newspaper Article] — West Gippsland Gazette — 26 July 1898
'Why Iceland las Fallen. In the course of the last 600 years the population of Iceland has decreased four fifths. 'There was a time when the is land coutained flourishing villages and model dairies, and there is no doubt that the climate has deteriorated, but the change in prosperity may have also a good derl to do with the fact that the natives Expend a considerable part o, their scant income - brandy.
THE STUDENT SCORED. [Newspaper Article] — West Gippsland Gazette — 26 July 1898
T-i,' STUDENT SCORED. "Sir," said a t Hei?delterg student to a night-watchmann, in the wee sma' hours of the morning-"Sir, I would like to ask you a questionl." "GCo ahead, young man." answered the dl-.uitary: "that is what I am here for." "Well, sir, does the law permit me to call a pOlic.r.*m an ass?" "You had better begone Immediately, or I will lock you up." The votary of alma mater advanced a few steps on his way home, but re turned and asked, humbly: "But, sir, is it permitted to call an ass a, policeman'?" "The law doesn't say anything about that, young man." "It doesn't, er? W'ell, good morning, Mr Policeman.'
ONCE MORE THE UPPER CUT. [Newspaper Article] — West Gippsland Gazette — 26 July 1898
ONCE MORE THlE tUPPER CUT. Miss WVillmington : I set, that another doctor says love is n dlsease. Miss Snippish : Oh, well, don't worry about it, dear. Even if it Is contagious, the doctors will never compel you to wear a red sign.-"Cleveland Leader." i?ule Plritannia.-(A Fact).-Mother (who has been telling Dolly about the inscriptions on a penny-D.G., F.D., 'tc.): And. now. what's on the other sidte'? Dlly (quickly): Ohc, I know; a girl riding a bicycle!
GOOD HEALTH MODERN DISEASES. Lawn Tennis Arm, Housemaid's Knee, Dentiat's Leg and Telephonic T[?]tinnatus. [Newspaper Article] — West Gippsland Gazette — 26 July 1898
MODERN DISEASES. Lawn Tennis Arm, Hioueumlnd'e Itner,Den tist's Leg anmt Tclephouile Tinti ntatus. The "lawn" tennis arm, like the "house maid's knee" and the "deotist's leg," are all described "s "mcdern diseases." The continuous use of the telept" ne is said to cause a buzzing noise in the ears of many people. accompa::vied by an intense nervous irrit:abliitry. 'This ilhnes., which seems des tined to ha_, has alre:ily received the name Sf "telcuhonic tintinnatus." Its vi?;tims ate toler.,-t., of the faintestdin and will some times develop serious inflammation of the tympanum. WVe might mention also among modern diseases the erythem'a developed in the skin of t he face of those who are much subjected to the rays of the electric light or who are in the habit of working power ful elhv?e ic batteries. Photographers su!iie from various Inodern ailments, such as chronic acid poisoning, and the poisoi"_us effects of phenol compounds are often ob served in those whose lives are devoted to...
Causes of Consumption. [Newspaper Article] — West Gippsland Gazette — 26 July 1898
Causes of Consumption. Dr. James Wood of Brooklynstatesthat,. according to the latest authorities, con suniption is dependent upon three factors: First, decreased vitality, antagonizing pow ers, or what you will. This is well known, as well as in what manner it is induced or transmitted. Second, an active inflammna tory condition. This may be pneumonia, bronchitis, laryngitis or the like. Third, the presence of the bacillus tuberculosis. Without these three there can be no con sumption. It is the usual thing in the ex amination in the deadhouse to lind evi dences in the lungs that the subject ha:i a: some tioe a commencing consumption, but the vitality had been so great that nature had encapsulated the infected part \itih tissue of high vitality and the condition be came innocuous. The fatality from tuber culosis, then, is dependent on a decreased vitality, and we must look to a proper kind of diet and a consequent increase in the general antagonizing power of the body for the remed...
CHANGES OF THE MOON. NEW MOON. [Newspaper Article] — West Gippsland Gazette — 26 July 1898
CHANGES OF THE MOON. NEW MOON. Month. Day of Month. F Time. July... ... Tuesday ... 19 5.47 a-m. August ... Wednesday 17 8.35 p.m. September ... Friday ... 1610.10 a.m. October :.. Saturday .:. 5110.37 p.m. " November .. Monday ... 1410.21 a.m. December ... Tuesday .. 13; 9.43 p.m. FULL MOON. Month. Day of Month:1 Time. July... .... ?onday ... 4 7.12 a.m. Auust. ... Tuesay ... Tuesd .. 2 2.29 p.m. August :... Wednesday? 3110.51 p.r. September ... Friday ... 803 9.11 a.m. ?.Lober: ..: Saturday ... 2910.18 p.m. November ... Monday -.. 28 2.39 p.m. December ... Wednesday 281 9.39 a.m.
NEERIM SOUTH. [Newspaper Article] — West Gippsland Gazette — 26 July 1898
NEERIM SOUTH. The Tarago Saw Mills Company, which lately suspended operations while arrange Inents were malde for increasing the working capital, are reported to have succeeded in doing so, and work will in all probability be shortly resumed. Con sidering the high price (up to 9s 6(d per hundred) now ruling for sawn\\ hardwood timber in Melbourne inarket, the company is certain to make every ceffort to parti cip;ite in the increased rate. A considerable area of land, surveyed into homestead blocks and ,illotments, held by the liquidator of the Country Estates Company, is likely tc be placed on the market shortly. Being of good quality and close to the railway, the laud should be briskly comupeted for.
WHOLESALE POTATO. [Newspaper Article] — West Gippsland Gazette — 26 July 1898
WHOLESALE POTATO. Glassford, Cook, and Co. Proprietary Limited report:--Ve have to report a very dull market, as the supplies coming to hanid are in excess of demand. We quote to-day for best samples of B3allarat, Trentham, Lancefield, £8 10s; inferior, to 47. Onions were very firm ; for prime saniples, £9; inferior, '£7 10s.
MIRBOO. [Newspaper Article] — West Gippsland Gazette — 26 July 1898
MiRBOO. A local resident, Constable Harlick, has just taken out a provisional patent for a novel method of providing boots with soles and heels of an economical charecter. The invention consists of thin strips of sole leather twisted to the shape of a boot sole, and made so that they -can be attached to worn boots by anyone with the aid of a few boot tacks. By this means a boot can he mended for 6d in five minutes and the job made more sightly and ser viceable than the patent metal attach mnents now sold. The cost of repairing a boot would be 6d, and this leaves a good margin of profit to the inventor.
ETIQUETTE GOOD FORM. Points For People In Search of Culture and polish. [Newspaper Article] — West Gippsland Gazette — 26 July 1898
GOOD FORM. Points For People In Search of Culture and Polish. The following notes gleaned from Har per's Bazar consist of practical advice to correspondents and are adapted to the wants of every day: A young widow wears English crape trimmings on dresses and capes. There is no prescribed time for wearing the crape oil over the face. It is an unwholesome hion that should be abandoned soon, the milliner draping the crape to hang at the back and providing a thin veil for the face. A black border is added to cards and sta tionery. The husband's first name may be retained if the widow chooses and indeed is now preferred to the old plan of using her own name. Fin de slecle literally means the end of the century, but its accepted meaning is "up to date." Chic means style. Cards need not be sent to the "at home.' If you attend, you will leave two of Mr. Smith's cards and one of your own. Asub sequent call is not necessary. Cards arc sent to teas (where you do not attend) dur ing the specifi...
The Healthful Apple. [Newspaper Article] — West Gippsland Gazette — 26 July 1898
The Healtlhful Apple. German analysts say the apple contains a larger percentage of phosphorus than any other fruit or vegetable. The scientists tell us that the apple is "chemically compns?c. of vegetable fiber, albumen, sugar, gum. chlorophyll, malic acid, gallic acid, lime and much water." In olden times a roasted apple was considered the best thing a con valescent could eat, or that a consumptive could have when needing something to tempt the failing appetite.