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ONCE UPON A TIME. [Newspaper Article] — West Gippsland Gazette — 26 July 1898
ONCE UPON A TIME. Two frogs found themselves in a pail of milk, and they could not jump out. .One turned faTnt-hcarted, and said to the other, "Good-bye, I sink, I die." Said his nervy, nousy chumn. " Brace up, you duffer, keep. jumpin', and see what turns up." :. So they kept on jumping up and down all night, and by morning had so churned the milk that it turned to butter, and, lo ! they escaped safe to land ! Applied to business, the froggy fable means this: The man who looks for bad times, and becomes dormant and faint-hearted directly the business outlook becomes cloudy, will not sur vive to see good times, for he lets a golden opportunity slip by. We have received for review the first number of the '" West Gippsland Gazette," a inew paper published at Warragul. The letterpress, being froml new type, is l:erfect, and the contents of the number display the energy and ability of the proprietors. The journal is an eight page one, and should have ;i lprosperous career. KlorPnObiura ...
A SEA VIEW WEDDING. MR. PURCELL AND MISS DWYER. AT ST, PATRICK'S CATHEDRAL. [Newspaper Article] — West Gippsland Gazette — 26 July 1898
A SEA VIEW WEDDING. MR. PURCELL AND MISS DWYER. AT ST, PATRICK'S CATHEDRAL. (FROM THE OBSERVER.) Your hopeful is out of his element in such social events, and was never cut out for a Society reporter. He cannot describe the attire of ladies, and would be more at home at a wake or barn dance than a vice-regal ball. But he could not resist an invitation to the wedding breakfast of a feminine fledgling of the Stormy Petrel, who was married by Father Coyne (who came from Warragul for the special purpose), at St. Patrick's Cathedral, on Wednesday morning, 1st June, the fortunate bride-groom being Mr. Pur cell, junior, a substantial farmer of Gippsland, nigh the region in which the father of the bride was lost for so many days and nights. After the ceremonyat the Cathedral, the wedding party proceeded to the Friendly Societies' Hotel, Langridge street, where Host and Hostess Nicholls had provided a tastefully laid-cut repast, to which about thirty ladies and gentlemen sat down. The patria...
FARM NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — West Gippsland Gazette — 26 July 1898
FARM NOTES. A writer in an E n;!i.-i? paper gives this recipe for preventing rust in car nations,-which lihe received from a gar dener in Germany. whose plants were unusually fine, and in healthy condition. He mixes two pounds of vitriol and four pounds of freshly-slaked lime in 27 gallons of water, and stirs well toge tlher until it is clear, not blue, and then he adds two pounds of sugar, and mixes all again. With this lie syringes his plants once a week, early in the day. The syringing should be done quickly, finely and evenly. A good plan to keep leaves and im purities on the roof from filling up the care troughs and conductors that lead to the cistern, is to place a piece of wire gauze on the edge of the roof, and have it wide enough so that it will hang over the trough.. When the leaves wash down the roof, the wire gauze will act much the same way as the Bnow sheds in the West act in protecting the rail roads from the snow slides. All rub bisih will be carried over and to the ...
GLADSTONE AS A HORSEMAN. [Newspaper Article] — West Gippsland Gazette — 26 July 1898
GLADSTONE AS A HORSEM'AN. "The famous American horse-tamer," writes Mr Justin M'Carthy, in his Story~ of Gladstone's Life, "spoke of Mr Glad stone as one of the finest and boldest; riders he had ever seen-and Rurny was_, a man who, on such subjects, quite knew; what he was talking about. Years af ter, when Mr Gladstone was Chancellor of the Exchequer, he was taking his usual ride in the Park-Hyde Park-on a very spirited and even wild young horse. The horse plunged and ran away, -got off the ordinary track of riders and came along a spread of turf divid ed by rails and gateways of light and slender iron, and went stra!g::t over it. Mr Gladstone was apparently quite de te-mined to have the better of the horse. The moment the horse had leaped the gate the rider turned him round and put him at the gate again. Again he topped. it, and again his master turned him and made him go at it once more, and sur mount it yet another time. So it went on until the horse was fairly but very; harmless...
WIT AND HUMOR. [Newspaper Article] — West Gippsland Gazette — 26 July 1898
WIT AND HUMOR. An u nbrella is of the most good wher it i used up. "I think it's absurd to say kissing is dangerous," gushed aMrs Lilytop. "Whmt possible disease could be spread by thls simple act?" "Marriage, ma:ida.m," grunted Grumpy. She: Why is it that the "funny menn" are always witing jokes about mother in-!an's? T.lby are no jokes ever writ ten about tfuhers-ln-law? Iie: IBecause there dre no "funny women," I guess.- "Chicago Ncwe.' Krra Gibbs: Y"our wife Is such a syI.pa thetic woman, Mr Tibbs! - It takes very little to move her.' Mr Tibbs: You'ze right, madam. Eleven, times In four years, and she's looking ror a new house now. "If I had known," sobbed young Mrs .Fita, "that you would be such a brute to poor Fido, I would never have mar ried you." "My dear," replied Mr Fits, "the anticipation of kicking that miser able little best was one of my chlef reasons for proposing to you." "Yes," said Mrs Nuliwed, enthusias tically, "I' think I have solved th$ mat ter. If your huslan...
HIS HOME COMING. [Newspaper Article] — West Gippsland Gazette — 26 July 1898
1IS HOME COMINC. " *It's you that's cruel, Toddle Blake!" "C.ruel, Nellie, dear - cruel, Nellie! 'Why. I wouldn't touch a, hair of your ])ead, barring, the bit I want to cut off to carry withn me to- Indht, and you're i4sh:~ the life out of me with your con 'rarln'ss, and making it much hard?ic l£tm ine io go tha.n even you dream of!" "Anfd what do you want to go for?" heaving .y "1:ar home and your r-.rlnr'nt that you wore so proud of, and the peeo ,le that know you and, tLh: girl"--here lMiss Nellie breaks down with -a little Eob, :an.i it is all Teddie can do to re -nembtr his promTs'e to her father, and teep hls two :rr.s fro-m going arournd -er. "Andt the glrl-- what?" he says husk Sy: for the life of h!m he an't resist th1t much. "That was brought up with you and inas been a sister to you all your life," ·chokes Nellie O'3falley.. "I'll tell you what it is. Nellie," the, poor, young-soldier says, pulling himself together, and speaking much more so W'trely than he really feels,...
MISCELLANEOUS. ABSINTHE IN FRANCE. The Workers Are the Chief Sufferers from Its Use-What Dandet Wrote. [Newspaper Article] — West Gippsland Gazette — 26 July 1898
S.-- -.ISCELLANEOUUS. -5--- ABSINTHE IN FR,?v-..E. mhe WorkerM Are the ChIer Suffercrs c "r: Its Use--Whet P:tid't T1ýtc, The effects of tLohe liqur on the differ ent systems of our organization have a person than Alphonse Daudet wrote. "At the cafe we drink' absinthes, wlhicb bri:ak our chests, and we -play cverlast iL :.unes of dominos- that tire us ow co `etely." "Break our chests" speal: v. 1.:s. It thould not, however, be in o 'i that all Parisians spend tileir ,: * cafe sipping, absinthe and exc:i:: S ,ir brrins in no other manner th'ue b, ag at dominos, nj Frenceino nter etu~er a c:fee. r, ue:lvr ' ti ab~ifhle. It is prin ci. y the :torking class that indunl:. in e drink, and those who have r'n:: .e..: a "L'Assommoir" will easily ricca: to t ,.ir minds some of the terrible scaac cau? l by the green liquor. It is uu fortunato that absinthe can be procure: at so very little cost; otherwise t-l" FrL.tch workman, who, notwithstandin~ a vii ious habit, is economical, would as surc...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — West Gippsland Gazette — 26 July 1898
Public Notice. WALRRAG?UL. NEWS AGENCY (OPPOSITE SHIRE HALL) - WARRAGUL - FRED. H. SMALL, Stationer & Bookseller, FANCY GOODS BAZAAR, " Argus," " Age," " Herald," "Leader," " Weekly Times," "Australasian," Local Papers, Illustrated and Comic Papers, Novelettes, &c. - NInIgaz inte*. " Windsor," " Cassells." *" Strand," *' Re view of Reviews," "Woman at Home," ""Harpers," " The Quiver," " Pearson's," " Idler," &c. -o- - Books. - Novels, Standard Books, Dictionaries, Picture Books, School Prizes, Toy Books, &c. -------0--- -o - iHluni'c. - The Australian Music Books (1 to 41), Victorian and Federal Music Books, Comic Song and Dance Music Albums, Imperial, Up-to-Date, and Australian 3Ielodits, &c. - o Winsic al piansti'runwtints. Violins, Accordians, Concertinas, Aulho harps, Flutes, &c. Mouth Organs, 6d to 4s 6d each. ---o-- ?citatioker -y. The Stock of Stationery is complete for variety of color and quality. Good Envelopes from 2d a pack...
IN THE CLORY HOLE. HOW I WORKED MY PASSAGE FROM AUSTRALIA. [Newspaper Article] — West Gippsland Gazette — 26 July 1898
n11 THE CGLORY- HOLE.] nONW L WORKIER MIY 'ASSAGE PRFOM AUSTRALIA. (By S. T. Red, in the ."London Weekly Budget."). I carefully cut up my last fragmtent of *arrett's twist ruldshared it with the :Cht-rub. Then we lit our pipes, and lyinw lxlaek on the grass of Sydney Do main, prepared to consider the situa Monat. But the time and place were not Sfavo'rable to.reflection. 'he chill breath :gef the diawn had come, and presently it :began to drizzle slightly. TWe picked .ourselvcs cp and wandered. down -to vwa.rds Wuolloomooloe Bay, whose ftii 'thie. shore lay shrouded in mist. Here. and there as we went long white par .ceJs lay in the sheltered places. loom ing unti.mniiy in the twilight of the dawn. Ev?ery- now and then one of the gbcctly packages would slowly arise and develop itself into a man. The man would shake hhnself, and then carry "his newspapers bedding to a central spot where.a huge fire was burning. ?There he added it to the flames. There "were hundreds of these men, and ...
RE-DIRECTION. [Newspaper Article] — West Gippsland Gazette — 26 July 1898
Letters, packets?, and newspapers are re-dirceted. without charge. to any part of Victorin, upon the written requesl of the addressee. They may also be re-posted, writh a freshI direction. by an agent of the addressee, within a day of delivery, pro vided they have not been opened. Let ters. re., may also he r''e-posted1 to other colonies :aid COn:'tries, provided that tllh diLrt?rence (if any l in posta lie p)iaid.
HINTS ON TUBERCOLOSIS [Newspaper Article] — West Gippsland Gazette — 26 July 1898
HINTS ON ITUBERCOLOSu s In connection with the publication c4 the Report of the Itoyal Commission.fo Tuberculosis, Mr HI. S. Da me, F.H.A.S., of the Harris Institute, Pres ton, has issued a useful summary of t;hu findings of the 1895 Report, and a. gloe sary of the words usually current cur rent in documents dealing'with the dli ease. Some of the hints deserve th¢b widest possible publicity, and will bear repetition. For example, the follow ing summary of the symptoms of thi' disease in cattle Is worthy of beiui? committed to memory: (a) 1l ,tn.-wheln its coveritngs are affectd the tuumail suddenly falls down. an4 stLA-Ce about In a dazed condition for a tfew moCt (b) Lungs.--Whcn thcse are atteeted a eon tinuous short cough is present, and tits h?a given rise to the common name of "oo--r.' The animal walks with a peculiar +stif? igal and humped back. (c) fowels.-When the seat of the disc. lM In the bowels. intermittent purging tDa k placo and sometimes tho etcreta Is tti"'a with bl...
HORTICULTURAL. THE CONSERVATORY AND POT PLANTS. [Newspaper Article] — West Gippsland Gazette — 26 July 1898
HGRTICULTURAL. THE CONSERVATORY AND POT PLANTS. tention. As a general rule, they are very free rooting. There are two reasons why they require re-potting-one, that the pots they occupy are too full of roots to admit of the plant making more growth; and the other, that the soil and roots are not in good condition. If ferns are put into too large pots at the com mencement, the soil will become sour be fore the roots have time to occupy it, and the plants become unhealthy. It is much easier to grow terns--in fact, al most any plant-and keep them in good health when the root room afforded is only a little in excess of their require ments. The failure and ill-health of plants in many cases may he attributed to over-potting.' In potting, only per fectly clean pots should be t:sed, and good drainage is essential. The soil should also contain a fair proportion of powdered charcoal and silver sand. The charcoal will to a great extent counter act the effects of over-watering. In turn ing out ...
THE FLOWER GARDEN. [Newspaper Article] — West Gippsland Gazette — 26 July 1898
THE FLOWER GARDEIS. Spaces in the flower border intended for seed sowing should be carefully pre pared, and the surface soil made .very fine, otherwise a great percentage of seed is lost, being unable to struggle through. Just now slugs and snails are proving very troublesome. Plenty of lime and soot must. be used -?to keIep them down. Herbaceous phloxes, when properly managed, make a fine show in the herbaceous border. Therd are two .-ections of the tall growing kinds, viz., the early flowering P. suffruticosa and the late P. decussata. By thinning out the shoots and liberal feeding, fine pyra midal trusses of flowers are obtained. It is a mistake to allow the plants to grow into large masses with ma abundance of shoots,. for the phlox is a strong grow ing plant, forming a mass of roots,whlch soon exhausts the soil. It is best to lift the plants every two years, and divide them Into pieces, having three or fouer growth buds. and plant them firmly Into rich soil. The present is a go...
WAX EXTRACTING. [Newspaper Article] — West Gippsland Gazette — 26 July 1898
TiAX EXTRACTING. Good lean beeswax always finds a ready sale.. Of the different kinds of wax-extractor in the market, very few are suited for the purpose; they are either too slow or too expensive. Wa-x extracting is such a messing job that it is-best done right..off, -sing as few of the kitchen utensils as possible, if one wishes to avoid getting into-.trouble with those in charge of that depairtment. Per haps the simplest, best, and readiest method of rendering wax is with -the washhouse boiler. Hailf-fill the boiler with clean rain water, and to every five gallons add one tablesp.donful of sul phuric acid (vitriol): This' separates the wax from certain, impurities, and imparts to it a rich color. Collect all the combs, and press them firmly into a clean empty sugar bag of a size suf ficient .to get inside the boiler, and tie the same firmly. Place a milk-pan or other dish in the bottom of the boiler before the bag of comnj is put in, so as to prevent it catching to the bottom, an...
POSTAL INFORMATION. Rates of Postage. VICTORIAN. [Newspaper Article] — West Gippsland Gazette — 26 July 1898
POSTAL INFORMATION. Rates of Postage. VICTORIAN. retters-Every- ounce or under 0 0 2 Letters itmrked "Urgent" (which will be delivere in the slle mIanner" as a telegraIl would be, if there is either letter or telegraph mes.senger at the place to which they are ad dressed), in addition to postage 0 0 6 Newspapers, each ... ... 0 0 _ Post Cards, each ... ... 0 0 1 Packets-Cononercial and print ed papers, up to -lb., for every 2,z. or under ... 0 1 Packets-Inttcrns and -ninples, &c., up to 11b.. for every 2oz. or un er ... ... .... 0 0 1 ]ooks. up to 5lb, for evoery 4oz. or under ... ... ... 0 0 1 Pa'rcels. 21l1. or ultder ... 0 0 0 Each extra IL'. or inder ... ( 0 ii
THE NAME OF THE DEITY [Newspaper Article] — West Gippsland Gazette — 26 July 1898
THE N A'E OF TiE DEI T Y Louis But ger, the French author philo logist, once met on the street in Paris his old barber. peddling nuts. says the "Philadelphia Inquirer." "ViWhat!" he exclaimed. '"Why have you turned _peddier'" "Ah. sir," said thei man, "I have been unfortunate. and I'mn barely keeping soul and body together now." "'Well, this is no, business for a man like you, anyhow, but if you must be a street vendor, let's see if we can give you something better than nuts to sell." -He. took out a oltebook and pencil, srid sc. ibbled busi.% for a few minutes. Then, tbaring out sonc' pages. said, "Take th;h to a printing r:ffice and have a hundred copies struck off, and here is the money to pay for the work. Get a licence from the lref'ceture of police,. and sell the lists of the. nameof Cod in different lan guages at two sous apiece." It was the year 1S57. the exhib;tion was in progress, and Paris was crowded with strangers. Burger added, "All these people, foreigners and Parisia...
RAILWAY TIME-TABLE. WARRAGUL TO MELBOURNE. [Newspaper Article] — West Gippsland Gazette — 26 July 1898
RAILWAY TIME-TABLE. -4--- WAARPAGJUL TO MAELOUINE. Departure. - a.m. pnm. i pa.. Warragul . ... 11.9 3.55 7.55 :Drui ... ... 11.21 4.13 8.10 Longwarrv .. 11.31 4.25 8.25 LBuyip .' . 11.88 4.32 8.32 Garfield ... ..11.45 4.39 8.39 Tynoug ... .. 11.521 4.46 8.40 Nar-nar-goon ... 12.0 4.54 8.54 1PahLnhani ... 12.9 5.4 9.4 3Beaconsficld ... 12.25 5.20 9.20 Berwick... ... 12.30 5.32 9.23 Daudlcnoig ... 12.53 1 6.10 9.52 Oakloigh (a) ... 1.16 6.4 - Oanldeigh (il) L.. 1.21 6.47 10.16 Melbourne .... 1.45 i 7.20 10.40 MELBOURNE TO WARIIIAGUL. Departure. a.m. a.m. I p.m. Melbourne ... 7.50 11.50 4.30 Oakleigh... ... 8.22 12.30 5.2 Dandcnonu ...! 8.46 1.15 5.28 Berwick ... ... 9.10 1.42 5.52 B3eaconsfield .. 9.13 1.40 5.56 PakenCham ...I 9.31 2.7 6.14 Nar-nar-goon ...0 9.44 2.18 6.24 Tynong ... .. 9.52 2.28 6.32 Garfield ... ... 9.58 2.35 6.39 Bunyip ... ... 10.4 2.49 6.48 Longwarry ... 10.10 3.1 6.55 Drouin ... ... 10.25 3.21 7.10 Warraguil ... 10.38 I 3.37 7.25 WAIHRAGUL TO TRARALGON Departur...
TO THE UNITED KINGDOM. [Newspaper Article] — West Gippsland Gazette — 26 July 1898
TO THE UNITED KiNGDOM. Letters - Every half-ounce or under ... ... ... 0 2o Post Cards 0. . .. .. O0 1, Newspapers, 4oz. or under ... O 0 1 Each additional 2oz. or under 0 0 - Connercial and printed pa --pr'|'H -n|iml|t-theU -ainJ)1Cw mrte a--c-.,... .., in Victoria; but see " Postal Guide." Parcels-Each 21b. or under ... 0 1 I Each additional lb. or undler, up to 111b ... ... 0 0 9