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THE FATHER OF A FAMILY. [Newspaper Article] — West Gippsland Gazette — 26 July 1898
THE FATHER OF A FAMILY. Oh, La-wd! Oh,-Lawd! Wut 'tis to be The fathur o\ a family; Nut wun, our two, nur three, nur fore, But summatt owver 'elf a score Or boys an: gurls, an' babies, too, WI' teeth to kut: wn -dredful new, The othur weened or thowt to b- A roarin', rompin' family. - 'Tis mine, s'elp me, that part to play I meets a chap the othur day. Says 'e, " 'Ow many 'av' you' now?" I thowt, an' tappedAme ample brow. Says I,' "You'll think it jolly ruth: But diish'd if I kin do the sum. ".t's sunmmat owvor 'il a ?score," ' SayuS 'e, "'I wishes you lots: more.".. 'E wishes me lots more, an' luck. 'Is record be a bloomin' duck! I prays thut 'e may live to be The fathur or a family; Nut wun, nur two, nur three, nur fore, But dubble figgers may 'e score, ' An'. then 'e'll wunder where 'o are, An' vallu bibles under par. Sumtimes I mixes up their names, Their ages beat me like their games. Sich games they play the live long day; 'Op sketch an' shop, an' nuts, an' May, An' Ole J.lhn ...
THE LADIES' COLUMN. "I AM HER SLAVE." [Newspaper Article] — West Gippsland Gazette — 26 July 1898
THE LADIES' COLUMN. I AM HER SLAVE." A ltiaoulrb bil -m~~ id =:r have it : n i Tht : ticth uiy ht-.r z :.auld not denyr Wien tier d,-ar Lace n~.i.mt. my .y-t:- That gflde:: day ·is ,r rtL-i ago. 'Twxati ctanincr tlh'ei, :ail: jli -.nL1 n Now, 7V(i. fill-s rhea grcc. are :t n liit ---Is Ilox?, I am her slam: u11:(r a,,TtIu w~ill ! Ua ter glow, 'T. e ani-lld bruoi w ill laughing flow WV!l!1 maJy zwct. heart than paa:s me by, O~r will her wnnli· t~: glad, thorn:gh :;h v Whein ones again to her I allow I am her slave? -' 'is~rper'n. Btzanr.'
HEALTH HINTS. [Newspaper Article] — West Gippsland Gazette — 26 July 1898
HEALTH 1HINTS. KeIep the back, especially between the shoulder blades, well covered; also the chest well protected. In sleeping, establish the habit of al ways breathing through the nose, and never with the mouth open,and always, the year round, have ventilation in the room. Lurns.-Is there any accident more painful, whether it be a burn by fire or a burn by water or steam? Then, too, there is the danger that, if the burn is extensive, the shock to 'the, nervous system may be so great as to cause death in a short time. Hence the ne cessity of prompt action, especially in the case of children. Of all the applica tions for burns, linseed oil, and lime water, soda, flour, cotton wool, vase line, and lastly, but certainly not least, sub-nitrate of bismuth. TVe have found nothing to fully equal sub-nitrate of his muth. This a fine heavy white powder, kept by all chemists. It should be Lept constantly on hand for emergencies. If kept In a sugar-sifter, the powder can better be sifted thic...
AN AMERICAN STORY. [Newspaper Article] — West Gippsland Gazette — 26 July 1898
AN AIEJRICAN STORY. The long-haired man in the frock coat saw the red-faced man with his hair rumpled up lying on a seat on the "up" platform,'and he bore downi upon him at once. "My friend,'" he said gently, "did you ever reckon up that if you had placed the price'of one drink out at compound interest at the time of the building of Solomon's temple you would now have LI3,460,.28?" The red-faced man raised himself up on one elbow and said: "No; I hadn't figured it out, but I'm something of a calculator all the same, and if you don't go away about 137yards in nine and ahalf seconds I'll hit you seventeen times and make you see 42,000 stars. I've just had four teeth pulled .for 5dol, and you'd better go aw ay before the arithmetic class gets over the ropes and calls time."
A CHILD'S EXAMPLE. THE ROPE-MAKER BOY. (Sent by J.B.) [Newspaper Article] — West Gippsland Gazette — 26 July 1898
A CHILD'S EXAMPLE. TIHE IOPE-??IAKER DOT. (Sent by JS,.) Ti: was one of the first days of spring, when a lady, who had been watching by a sick bed, went out for a little exercise. After walking some distance she came to a rope walk. She was familiar with the place, and entered. At one end of the building she saw a little boy turning a large wheel, and as she came near she spoke to him. "Who sent you to this place?" she asked. "Nobody; I came myself." "Does your father know you are here?" "I have no father." "Are you. paid for your labor?" "Yes; I get ninepence a day." S.'DoI you like this work?" "Well enough; but if I did not, I should do it, that I might get money-for my mother." S"How long do you work in the day?" "From nine till eleven in the morning. and from two till five in the afternoon." "How old are you?" "Almost nine." "Do you get tired turning this great wheel?" "Yes, sometimes." "A-nd what do you do then?" "I take the other hand;" The lady gave him a piece of money. "Is ...
THE WAR. AN AMERICAN BOY'S FAITH. [Newspaper Article] — West Gippsland Gazette — 26 July 1898
THE WAR. AN AM-IERICAN BOY'S FAITH. I don't know what the trouble is 'CauseoI'm too little yet, But papa says that Spain is wrong, And papa knows, you bet! And If .we get into a war, And papa goes to fight, The Dons had better drop their guns And hurry out of sight! "My papa he says Cuby's full Of little boys like me, What haven't anything to eat Wish't I could set them free! He says the Spaniards turn the folks Out of their homes to die, And they ain't no use denyin' it, For papa wouldn't lie! Whenever I set down to cat I lose my appetite To think hose those poor children thero Go hungry day and night! The Spaniards shoot their papas down, Their mammas cry for bread, And the luckiest ones, my papa says, Are tho people that are dead. I don't know what they've done to Spain, But I know what I would do. If some big, bad boy tried to choke Some little boy I knew ; I'd tell the bully to let up, And if he didn't stop, I'd take a club and you can bet That he'd hear something drop. I hope ...
LOCAL MAILS. [Newspaper Article] — West Gippsland Gazette — 26 July 1898
LOCAL MAILS. IMAILS CLOSE at WARIlAGUL for the follotwing places, at the under mentioned times : Melbourne and all Sta-l 10 1 tions on Line .. 10.1.5:... . "7 p.m. Sale and all Stations 10.15p.m.&7p.m. on Line ... ... Buln ]Buln, Neerihn) Mon. Wed. & Sat. South, Ilokeby, 11.10 a.m.; Tues. Neerim ... J... and Thur., noon. ) Tues. & Thurs. 12 Crossover ... ... noon; Saturdays " 11.10 a.m. ) Mondays, WVed Lardner ... ... nesdays, & Fri days 11.15 a.lm. Ellinbank Seaview, and Ferndale, Tues days and Fridays 11.30 a.m. Printed and published by A. J. HARVEY and Co., proprietors, every Tuesday morning, at their offices, Victoria street, Warragul, in the colony of Victoria.
MOUSTACHED WOMEN. A SINGULAR RACE OF WHITE WOMEN. [Newspaper Article] — West Gippsland Gazette — 26 July 1898
MOUSTACHED WOMEN. A SINGULAR RACE OF VIHITE - %WOMEN. The world of science has just beerz" roused to unusual interest by a report of the Commercial Geographical Society of France, giving details concerning a. race of moustached white women who inhabit the island of Yeso, one of the north-west of the Japanese group. The facts which the report furnishes are those learned by A. AM. Ilabukowskl, an explorer and delegate of the society, who has recently returned from a visit. to the strange people described. The existence of the Ainos, as the race to which these women belong is called. has long been known to ethnologists, but M. Klabukowski has the honor of being the first explorer of modern times to penetrate the country and look upon it and its pIeole with the keen eye of the ethnologist, ile is believed to be the only white man who has gained full in formation concerning the women, whose moustaches are equal to those ever worrm by any member of their race. The explorer reports that th...
USEFUL LAND LEVELLER. [Newspaper Article] — West Gippsland Gazette — 26 July 1898
USEFUL LAND LEVELLER. Thc' illustration. fojr W hi(ei1 \ve are hli (1(iJivd to 'tlrttls Colonists' GuIde," shows :t Co ntijvtiUO(*e In UsC on a Nesr Zealandi f:arII. It is constructCd from thrC.e old care.-ýý hv-l tires, and has been used with entire sntisfaQr.ion for smooth.. ing and levellin- lnotdoucks which have been left after ploughing and harrowing with an uneven surface. A. level surface is a great advantage W\'1hee seed drillr are used. The tires catch on the little hillocis and drag the earth into the hol lows, leaving a level, smooth seed bed. Any blacksmith can make the couplingn s showVIn.
Melbourne. FAT CATTLE. [Newspaper Article] — West Gippsland Gazette — 26 July 1898
Mielbourne. FAT CATTLE. 1420 yardcd.-Competition for prime and extra prime pens, was annimated throughout, and for such improved rates were well maintained. Quotations: Prime pens of bullocks, from £12 7s 6d to £13 15s ; extra prime and heavy do. do., from £14 to £15 12s 9d ; odd beasts, to £16 5s; good pens of bullocks, from £9 10s to £11 10s; middling do. do., from £8S to £9; inferior, from £6 10; prime pens of cows, from £8S to £9; odd beasts, to £10 7s Ud; good do. do., from £6 5s to £7 10s; others, from £4 10s.
THE MARKETS. Warragul. PARKES & ROUND. [Newspaper Article] — West Gippsland Gazette — 26 July 1898
THE MARKETS. Warragul. PARKES & ROUND. Messrs Parkes & Round agents. Queen st., WVarragul, report having held their weekly sale by aiction on Thursday last. There was a splendid attendance and all lines were cleared. Prices were as fol lows : Butter, is is 2d, to is 3d Rhubarb, 2s per dozen bunches Apples, 2s 6d a case Pears 2s 6d a case Cabbage plants, 50 for 6d to 8d Onions, 161bs Is id Potatoes, 7s 6d, 8s ?d to 12s a bag Pickle onions. 9d for 12 lbs Oats (algerian), 9 bags at 2s 3d pe~ bushel Chaff, 3s per bag Bacon, 9a per lb Fowls, 2s, 2s 3,to 2s 5d per pair Roosters, 3s a pair Ducks, 4s 6d pair Grass seed, 31d a lb Bran, lid a bushel Furniture and sundries, at market rates. Land.-We report having sold cottage and allotment. Albert-street, Warragul, at a fair price for cash, also -building for removal in Alfred-street.
HENRY HANSEN. [Newspaper Article] — West Gippsland Gazette — 26 July 1898
HENRY HANSEN. Henry Hansen reports having held his usual fortnightly sale of stock at'his War ragul yards on Thursday last. There was a large yarding of all classes of cattle, which sold at improved prices. The ..delqeand for forward springers continues good, and young stock were also in good demand. The following prices were real ised. Pigs.-- Very few yarded. Porkers from 17s to 31s. Cattle.-140 yarded, Cows with calves at foot, £4 7s 6d; springers, a good line from ]3acchus Marsh brought £3 11s to £'3 15; others, to £3 10; stores to £2 is; poddilies, 13s 6d; bullocks, £2 12s 6d. A line of Ayrshire heifers15 months old bred by MIr. C. N. Smyth realised 50s each. Ilorses.--15 yarded, at full market rates.
GRAIN. [Newspaper Article] — West Gippsland Gazette — 26 July 1898
CGRAIN. Messrs Goldsborouglh Mort and Co. Ltd. report :-XWheat.-The demand at our sale was very restricted, and we had to pass in all the milling samples. Present quo tations are :-Prime milling, 3s 4d to 3s 41d; fair to good, do., 3s 2d to 8s 31d; odd lots up to 3s. Oats.-No changes in prices has occured since our last weekly. Milling Algerians are in request at late rates, whilst feed descriptions move off rather slowly. We quote :-Stout whites, prime, 2s 3d ; ordinary feed 2s id to 2s 2d; Algerian, prime, up to Is 9Id ; fair to good feed, is 61d to is 8d; inferior up to is 6d : Tar tarian up to 2s 3d. -Maize in rather better demand, flat red ruling from 2s 2d to 2s 3d, for good dry ; white, 2s 3d; round 2s 5d to 2s 7d. Peas.-Markct quiet, with a limited inquiry. Hand-threshed, up to 4s 3d; machine-threshed up to 3s id. Bran and pollard, 91d and l0d per bushel.
FARM AND DAIRY PRODUCE. [Newspaper Article] — West Gippsland Gazette — 26 July 1898
IFARltM AND DAHtY PRODUCE. Butter.-The market was again du'l on. Friday there being a rather excessive supply of dairy and stored. New butter fromt Queensland was so plentiful as to affect local lots. Prices, however, showed little change from those ruling on Wed nesday, and were as follows :-Victorian factory, new, good to prime, Is 2s to is 34d, the latter figure being for.print and special lots; medium, ls; for poor cream lots as low tis 8d was accepted. Dairy, good to prime, 9d to is, a few selected lines reaching Is id to Is 2d; mixed realised down to 7d; Queensland, new, sold at Is id to is lid ; stored, from 10d; New Zealand stored from W9d, duty paid; Victorian stored fetched from 9d to 10d. Cheese.-There was a fair demand for a moderate supply. Good to prime sold at from 7}d to 7jd, a few special flavor lots higher; medium, 61d; inferior, to 4d. Eggs.-The supply was below that of Wednesday, and the tone was just a shade better, prices for fresh being from Is to is 0ld; pers...
PIGS. [Newspaper Article] — West Gippsland Gazette — 26 July 1898
PIGS. Messrs M'Phail Brothers and Co report (Thursday, 21st July) :-About 1080 pigs yarded for Thursday's sale. Stores were lightly supplied, and consisted principally of good sorts. The demand was brisk, and late good quotations were realised. Suckers (very few forward, and of good quality) made from Ss to 12s; slips, from 13s to 1Ss : good strong stores, to 27s. Pork was fairly represented in numbers and the prices showed a slight decline on late good nrLtes, light weight pens, made :froml ;I?tooC0-0;heavy do:-from - 80s to 38s; a few pens, consisting of extra good quality, made a little- higher. Bacon-was moderately supplied. The quality was good, and prices showed. an improvement on late quotations, caused no doubt by the presence of several coun try buyers. Best pens made from 50s to 59s; others from 48s to 50s; a few small pens, (heavy weights) made up to 70s. Backfatters : Fair number forward, and sold well up to £5.
No Title [Newspaper Article] — West Gippsland Gazette — 26 July 1898
It is: nnounued frotm In'lku that a new splriIng 1 hs been discovered in the petroleum1" district there, producing 0.,t0UO poods. oi' naphtha daily. IN A TRAM. CAR. She wished she stood within his shoes, Because he had a seat; But since that was impossible She stood upon his feet.