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PERTINENT PARS. A snapper-up of unconsidered trifles. [Newspaper Article] — Healesville Guardian and Yarra Glen Guardian — 31 December 1898
PERTINENT, PARS. [BY HAWK-EYE.] A snapper-up of unconsidered trifles. To-day the present year expireth I How quickly have the cumbersome wheels of the world's machinery re volutioned that we once again " wel come the coming, and speed the de parting." And how have we sowed during the past year 1 I fear it would take me the X Rays to discover. Speaking for myself, the :harvest is poor, and unless something turns up during the coming year, I shall have to lead a different life. Some can get along from year to year without doing a tap of work, others cannot get along no matter how they toil. Therein comes the difference, but whence comes the solution 1 I have tried in vain to supply the missing link, but so far I have been unable to do so I have been told that you must have brains to live in such a way, and therefore I have concluded that some mystery attaches to those who knock out an existence in this manner. To all my readers, and more especially those whom I have referred to in my ...
Close Season for Game, &c. THE WHOLE YEAR: [Newspaper Article] — Healesville Guardian and Yarra Glen Guardian — 31 December 1898
Mlose Season fer Game, $. THE WiotL= YEAR : ALL birds, except sparrows and minas, not indigenous to Australia, and their producn (including eggs), antelope, bee-eaters, bus. tard or'wild turkey, Californian quail, deer epithi?uuras, fan.tails, fly-catchers, great kingfisher or laughing jackass, grouse, ibis lyre-birds, magpies, magpie larks, owls, partridges, phe ts.nt-. -t as, podargos or mopokes, '-. ." .... southern atone plover or curlew, -.-allows, warblers, white swans, wrens. JuFE 14 TO DECEMBER 20 : -Black swan, eniiu, wild geese of all kinds. Arc.?or I To Fra cRanY 28 : Bronze-winged or other wild pigeons quail.e AccrsT 1 to DzcE:mnzR 20. All birds known as cranes, such as herous, egrets, c.; all honey-eaters except wattle birds and leather-heads; all kingfishers ather than the laughing jackass ; all meimn hers of the graticulus family ; avocet, bittern, black cockatoos, coach-whip-bird, cuckoos. g .nggang cockatoos, land-rail, all other members of the rail family, porphlyr...
THE LARGEST DYNAMO IN THE WORLD. [Newspaper Article] — Healesville Guardian and Yarra Glen Guardian — 31 December 1898
THE LARGEST DYNAMIO IN TIE WORLD. THE largest and most powerful dynamo in the world is in process of erection at the station of the Brooklyn Edison Illuminating Company at Bay Ridge. Its total height from crown to hase will hbe sixty feet,; and it will produce electricity at a pressure three times as .great as that of the famous generators as Niagara Falls, the current being sufficient to supply 18,000 incandescent lamps. On the rim of the wheel, which is fifty feet in diameter, are placed forty rectangular magnetic poles, around which insulated-copper wire is wound. The guard which-surrounds-the rim of this enormous wheel hears on its inner surface the armature in forty triple segments. -Copper conductors, which touch copper rings on the axle of; the wheel, distribute the current by insul ated wires to each of the forty poles.
NOT NEGOTIABLE. [Newspaper Article] — Healesville Guardian and Yarra Glen Guardian — 31 December 1898
NOT NEGOTIABLE. An incident which occurred recently illustrates forcibly the effect of these words on a cheque. A tradesman went to a leading city firm with a cheque drawn by. them for £5, and asked if the signature was theirs. On being told that it was he.went away. Shortly after a person called and stated that he had lost the cheque, and, the city firm thereupon stopped payment of it. Next day the tradesman caine to the- firm, and excitedly explained that on being assured that the cheque was a geruilneone,. le had taken it in payment of 2s.. 61. worth. of goods, and had given £4.17s. 6d. change. Now comes the point:--If the cheque had not been inarked " Not Negoti able," the tradesmian would have been a holder for value, and could have re covered the aniount from the drawers. As it is, he imuist bea the loss... As it should be explained, .the effect of the. words "Not Negotiable' is to carry on. any difect of title. .. The. man. who cashed the cheque with ,the. trades id ii hil f'...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Healesville Guardian and Yarra Glen Guardian — 31 December 1898
BEALESVILLE B4K ELY. C. M. JURY R ES to i,,forli, the residents of I HenlI..,ville. Nirhl,,thln,, ,,xtn, MIarysyille, and sirr,,iiinil. districts, that I hi . hias iakeu tih ld EO tabi.sh3tb iS ine33 Of Mi. 5. Chri-l-itsel, And nntr_ the umnal n.nt of Mrs. E ItO;ERi. In h"-1.pes hb,-ivil~iv andi u:tlhnatlnrin.ih t, biusiru-ss t~ merit a fair sliure uf their pa ron age. Noie but the best class of woo.s KEPT. West Direa, (wvhite. and uulp) in the distiict. . b·utering a,:1iall s Goods=u 'Speiala-. Pluasod note the addrosa. hllristen,,,n's Old Est:il;li.;e'di Ptusiness. unitr the manlagueent of q1 S MRIS:.E. ROBERTS. - .1 A BootmakeSr's Ode. IF your Bioots shonld want repairing, Then do not faiii .-t call At W. .. Ith.tnw'f '-os.pital, Next to'iur Slire Haill. Thougho-unly a short time in the town. Thera'ine ihe ,tdes is surprising ; It' .:ecutlsc I: . sioes work cheap :tud well, And keeps on adl ve tising. For many take their boots to him, Aud save thMsn?i.selves much trouble, Wbh, go...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Healesville Guardian and Yarra Glen Guardian — 31 December 1898
SALLE. SALEE. OUR TWELFTH ANNUA Stocktaking Sale,. 3 MOREY & CO BEEF-IVE STORES, A SERIES OF GREAT BAR. -GAINS COMMENCING SRID 'T, JULY 8th, 1898, For One. Month. Orders by Po t sill receive e.our, .43ARGAINS UNRIVALLED. JACKEt d CAPES, SULSTERS. DRESS.A?RING AT SALE PRICES. SPECIAL VALUE IN Yow's Boys'a' ad Youths' Clothine,. Dr?~s Good.s Volveteens, BOOTS. BOOTS. LARGEST STOCK IN THE DISTRICT. GREAT . REDUCTIONS Full Assorted Stock in all Departments. : . AGNCI : - GROCER-Y, CoOzSERT1 Inc' andesceint G?liglit, Royal In suratice Coy., Singer's Sewing Ma chines, Salvitis for Horses and Cattle, Walker's Organic Manure, Blythe, Irvine and Binney's Bone Dust and Superphosphate, Equitable Life As surance, Arthur Yates' " Reliable Seeds." REMEMBER: 73IDAY, 8th JULT, 1898. B. Morey #" Co. $2:o: ''1 " ' Tater. Entirely New Ma agemeat. H. BULL hegs- to announce S-that he has secured the Busi 1ness of-the E 1LES 'ILLE arrc Gl3 eGuarcracxm AND I General.:Printing Establishment, CASTEL...
GENERAL NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — Healesville Guardian and Yarra Glen Guardian — 31 December 1898
GENERAL NEWS. -o:--· As previously announced, after to-day this journal will be .published every Fri day morning. A supplement will be issued with the "Guardian," and we can assure our readers that its contents are' readable and instructive. With to-day's. paper we present our readers with a calenm dar for the coming year. Christmas-tide passed off very quietly in Healeeville, though on Saturday even ing last Nicholson-street presented a very gay and animated appearance. Local resi dents assembled en masse in the principal thoroughfare, and coupled with thie largo number of visitors, the town was trans formed into a scene of bustle, excitement, and conviviality. 'Numerous business places were bedecked with shrubs and greenery, and adroit fingers had been busily engaged in lettering the season's greetings. Services were rendered in the local churches in accord with the occasion on Sunday, when large congregations at tended and listened attentively to the erpoundings of the reverend g...
CYCLING NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Healesville Guardian and Yarra Glen Guardian — 6 January 1899
CYCLING NOTES. The use of bicycles by the London Fire Brigade is significant of the general opinion that for promptitude and speed the bicycle is unrivalled. The first to make use of this means of locomotion in this connection is Com mander Wells, the successor of the famous Captain Shaw. The untiring object of the commander's life is to still further increase the efficiency of his men, and it is not to be wondered at that they have quickly followed suit, and now they :all keep a bicycle handy to bring them to the station when called upon without the loss of a moment. A story of the holidays goes to show how useful a bicycle is, even where horses are in constant use. The scene a country house party and the Christ mas dinner had been successfully over come, when it was suggested that a drive to a neighbouring point of picturesque interest would be as good a way as any of combating the effects of a heavy dinner on a very hot day. This course of action was unanimously agreed upon, and ...
A VALUABLE DISCOVERY. [Newspaper Article] — Healesville Guardian and Yarra Glen Guardian — 6 January 1899
A VO2ALJALEI JDISCOVERY. Scientists tell us that in this nine teenth century of ours, about the greatest strides made in the discovery world have been in nmedicine. We have to record a discovery by an American medical man of a certain vegetable substance that has the eff:ct in the di gestion organs of Nature's own animal bile. This discovery is revolutionising all the present methods of treatment for digestIve ailments. The old theory of pepsin, bismuth, starving, purging, &c., &c., is to be done away with. This great vegetable substance is com pounded with other ingredients to facilitate the working, and to-day this remedy can be purchased the world over and in Australia under the name :of Bile Beans for Biliousness. This great remedy possesses the peculiar properties of acting on the bowels without purging or otherwise weaken ing the patient. This is because the; substance that relaxes the bowels has about the same action as the natural bile. Bile Beans are purely ...
HUMOR. [Newspaper Article] — Healesville Guardian and Yarra Glen Guardian — 6 January 1899
HUMOR. A schoolmaster was very partial to one of his pupils, and very severe to another. One clay they both were tardy. He called them up on the floor .--" James, my boys" said he to the favorite, regretfully, but kindly, " why were you late 1 " You see, sir," replied Janres, " I was asleep, sir, and dreamed I was going to California, and thourght the school bell was the bell of the steamboat. " That will do, my boy," said the teacher, glad of an excuse to shield him ; "always tell the truth, my boy." " And now, sir," said he to the other, sternly " where were you i" "You see, sir, said the urchin candidly, "I was waiting to see Jim off !" Dean Stanley used to say that until his marriage he had never really lived. A Lancashire man says that until his marriage he lived like a fighting- ock. His wife overheard him make this re mark one day, and after that he lived more like a lighting-cock than ever, "Englishman (to Scotch girl on her way to church with her hoots and stockings in her ...
EXTRACTS FROM GAME AND FISHERIES ACTS. [Newspaper Article] — Healesville Guardian and Yarra Glen Guardian — 6 January 1899
EXTRACTS FROM GAME ASD FISHESIES ACTS. 54 Vict. No. 1095, clause 5.-Wilfully de. stroying, netting, or using other means for killing or taking imported game at any time. Penalty-£2 and value of bird or animal (see schedule below). Clause 6.-Do. do. native game during close season. Penalty-£2 in addition to be for eacb bird or animal. Clause7.-Buying, selling, or knowingly having in possession, house, or control, any imported game or native game during close seison. Penalty-Imported game, £5 and lue of bird or animal; native game Clause 8.-Taking eggs out of or destroy ing nest of imported or native game, or hav ing eggs in possession. Penalty-10s. each egg. Clause 11.-Laying poison for or poison. ing game. Penalty-£10 and value of bird or animal destroyed or injured. -[4 Vict. No. 1093. clause 35.-Taking, selling, or exposing for sale any fish during close scason for such fish. Penalty-Not r-- .hmn, £20. and forfeiture of fish.
CORRESPONDENCE. (We do not necessarily endorse the opinions of our correspondents.) WANDERING STOCK. (To the Editor Healesville Guardian.) [Newspaper Article] — Healesville Guardian and Yarra Glen Guardian — 6 January 1899
CORRESP iNDEN CE. (Tire do not necessarily endorsa =the ,opinions of our correspondents.) WVANDERING STOCK. (To the Editor Healesville Guardian.) Sir,-As I understand that Mr. Thos. King, the Inspector of Nuisances, intends to again have a number of residents up before the court for allow ing their animals to wander at large, is it not absolutely necessary for himn in stating his case to describe the ... ,.a,, . th. .nimals_so offendin?. I have argued with many on the subject, who have been in doubt on the matter, -and so I have decided to ask for your opinion. Hoping you will oblige me by so doing.-Yours, &c., RESIDENT. Icalesville, 'anuary. 4th; 1898. ?Respecting this question, we cer tainly hold to tlih opinion that it is almost indispensal,le for the inspector. to have the brand and imarks of the beast, according to the. strict letter of the law, to prove its identity, For: instance: Supposing two young heifers, -both claiming the same mother and spotted alik;, as we inv...
WHAT IS AN AD ? [Newspaper Article] — Healesville Guardian and Yarra Glen Guardian — 6 January 1899
SHAT IS AIT AD 7 A Aminerican paper thus defines it: The life-blood of modern business. A money-maker, getter, and saver. A flash of information to all the people. The lever of trade. The mine that yields pure gold in large dividends. The key-note of progress in the march to success. The dealer's sure road to success A medium for the increase of ousilless. That which booms the pl]ee and enriches the advertiser. A means of coin nunicat.ing itemus of interest to wide-awake people. An intelligent nmessago to intielligent people, profiting senhr au:dl recei e,. Personal aul puli 1 ell I; ;iru :ierived from its julici:iu? a pllic.~ltio. A notice that lrings bl'st iltul.'.s 'or least t i O iy. The corIer'-. ( one ,f the ' Ttini'le of Tihe lpouwr "erit k.ips trael it wnotion. :li electric power cotlceainlg trane*
GAZETTE NOTICES. [Newspaper Article] — Healesville Guardian and Yarra Glen Guardian — 6 January 1899
GAZETTE NOTICES. The followixig notices appeared in last week's "Gazette ": Three .hundred pounds has been 'granted by Parliament to :horticultural -societies for 1898-9, -and each society' claiming to participate in the grant shall. furnish to the Secretary for Agriculture, on or before the 1st March, 1899, a statement and statu tory'declaration. " A sum equal to the amiiount of the prize moriey awarded and paid iiay. for. horticultural ex hilbits, will, .b allotted to each society having a' :laiim, and .lie made payable to the treasurer t hereof, provided that the sums :claimed do not succeed in the whole:three hundred pounds, and, if they do exceed this amount, then they ivill be reduced pro rata, and the allotment made accordingly. No society' whose expenditure in prizes between the 1st January, 1898, and the 31st December, 1898, amounts in the total to less than fifty pounds shall be entitled to participate in the vote. Permits under sections 5 and 20 of the Settlements on Land...
AN AMOROUS ALPHABET. [Newspaper Article] — Healesville Guardian and Yarra Glen Guardian — 6 January 1899
AN AMOROUS ALPHABET. S upposing A made love to B, But had for rivals 0 andlD, And B, to all their pleading deaf, tWas " spoons" on E, who courted F; Eupposing G, 11, I, and J All loved alike the levely ~t, VWho smiled on L, hat not on them, Whi'le 1 himself was fond of Ž ; Then N and O had both in view, In spite of P, the hand of Q : -And R, completely gone on a, Had left her I' in deep distress While U-V, W, and X Thought Y the enpress'of her seri *Whose charms had even turned the head Of staid and philosophic Z; Supposing they all with jealous rage, In deadly combat should engage, The capitals would lead, of course, The. small letters march in force?" Suppose the diphthongs joined the fray, A:d stops and dashes peir'd away, 'iil, iaimimed and mixed, of form bereft, No sirntle letter ;wnu!d be' left. -n, "Lur , n g- n or o eal'lu piugrt -No longer could we priit or write.
Close Season for Game, &c. THE WHOLE YEAR : [Newspaper Article] — Healesville Guardian and Yarra Glen Guardian — 6 January 1899
C1oso Season for Game, a. THE WuoLE YEAR : ALL birds, except sparrows and minas, not indigenous to Australia, and their produes (including eggs), antelope, bee-eaters, bus. tard or wild turkey, Californian quail, deer, epithianuras, fan-tails, fly-catchers, great kingfisher or laughing jackass, grouse, ibis lyre-birds, magpies, magpie, larks, owls, partridges, pheasants. -. -as, podargus or mopokes, -~- -t.. ?. , southern stone plover or curlew, .wvallows, warblers, white swans, wrens. JUNE 14 TO DECEMBER 20 : Black swan, emu, wild geese of all kinds. AUGUST 1 TO FEDRUARY 28 : Bronze-winged or other wild pigeons, quail. AUGUST 1 to DECEMBER 20. All birds known as cranes, such as herons, egrets, &c. ; all honey-eaters except wattle birds and leather-heads; all kingfishers other than the laughing jackass; all mem hers of the grauculus family ; avocet, bittern, black cockatoos, coach-whip-bird, cuckoos, gang gang cockatoos, land-rail, all ,ther members of the rail family, .porp...
HEALESVILLE POLICE COURT. THURSDAY, JANUARY 5, 1899. Before Dr. Baird (chairman), and T. G. Chandler, J.'s.P. [Newspaper Article] — Healesville Guardian and Yarra Glen Guardian — 6 January 1899
IIEALESVILLE POLICE COURT. THURSDAY, JANUARY 5, 1899. Before Dr. Baird (chairman), and T. G. Chandler, J's.P. Joseph Rymer, an elderly man, was charged with having no lawful visible means of support. Prisoner pleaded not guilty. Constable flocking deposed that on Monday last, prisoner and another man were plying their vocation as bookmakers at the races. Complaints were made to him that the man would not pay his wagers. Prisoner laid a wager with Mr. Mattheivs on the Trot, and when the latter went to collect his money the mlan was missing. Hymer had a bag on him with the name Edwards upon it. Mr. Matthews com plained to him, and he went in search of the bookmaker, but could not find him Arrested him at the railway station tire samie evening, when he had a number of tickets in his possession marked " Edwards." The prisoner had given him authority to pay the 10s.. to Mr. .Matthews out of the money found on him when taken in .charge. The man had been locked up since Monday evening, and...
CRICKET. HEALESVILLE V. WILLIAMSTOWN RAMBLERS. [Newspaper Article] — Healesville Guardian and Yarra Glen Guardian — 6 January 1899
CRICKET, IIE.ALSVILL, V. WILLIAMSTOWN RAMBLERS. On Saturday afternoon last, on the local ground, a match took place be I ween Healesvillh and a mixed team, styled the \Villiamstown Ramblers, the latter being composed of a number of visitors. There were several regular playing members of the local club ab. sent, but their places were filled by men from Coranderrk, and a pleasant game resu'ted, more especially so to Lite home team, as the result ended rost satisfactorily from their point of view. Ifealesville were the first to go to the wickets, and made the fairly respectable score of 120, though it has to be remembered that three batsmen, namely, E. M. Baird, Hancock, and Pepper retired. These three players contributed 7S l:etween them, with scores of 34, 32, and 12 respectively. Dixon 16, and Gibbs 15, were the other double figure scorers. The visi tors were lamentably weak in bowling, and it is quite on the cards that the local players could have kept their opponents in the field ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Healesville Guardian and Yarra Glen Guardian — 6 January 1899
iOW DR. W1LLIAMS' PINK PILLS M AKE WEAK GIRLS STRONG. 'T1Stimony from well-known and highly rep.a::ctod colo nists is always 'worth pr;aunog, ati the .iords of Mvr. George !iarL.ner, of "L'.:mington," Vic t'.-ia r.:, .\huru, Vic.bria. are of this naturr::-" I thought I would lose moy daughter, Miss Alice," said M3r. .MJarnur to our reporter recently, " she was overgrowing her strenglth. Medi cal men could do nothing for her." Here Miss Marner entered and quickly told how Dr. Williams' Pink Pills had saved her from death and disaster. " I commenced, some two years ago, to feel very ill after returning home from school," said she, " I did not feel sufficiently unwell to take to my bed, .int .experienced a continued languid feeling that made .me most niiseral,le. Father took me to see.a doctor, and he said I was overgrowing my strength, .and I was not to exert myself. As I had no inclination.to do so, there was no fear of my disobeying this order, and I took the " quinine tonic" given ...
HEALESVILLE TURF CLUB. ANNUAL MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Healesville Guardian and Yarra Glen Guardian — 6 January 1899
IIEALESVILLE TURF CLUB. ANNUAL MEETING. President-Mr. Jas. Banks. Judge I-Dr. F. Syme. Starter-M-r; G. Anderson. Clerk of Scales-Mr. F. Rudduck. Clerk of Course-Mr. M. Hanley. Stewards-Messrs. S. H. E. Leigh, Thos. G. Chandler, T. G. Christie, M. Lalor, Geo. S. Matthews. Handicapper-Mr. G. Vowles. Secre tary-Mr. W. J. Harley. The annual fixture of the above club was held in Mr. Banks' paddock on Monday. Despite the counter attrac tion at Lilydale - the Oddfellows' sports-there were a goodly number of visitors from down the line, but the attendance altogether was below antici pations. This, perhaps, might 'be ac counted for by the unfavorable weather conditions which prevailed during the early part of the day, as the morning broke very unpropitiously. About mid-day, however, the sky assumed a more welcome appearance, the cloads dispersed, and -old-' Sol" shcne out in t all his majestic splendour, lending a very spirit of enjoyment to the occa sion. The rain which had fallen the day b...