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Linenoid for Boats. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian — 22 February 1895
Linenoid for Boats. A new material is being employed in the United States for the building of boats and canoes. It is called " linenoid," for its basis is linen, which, after being softened into a pulp, is shaped over a form and afterwards rendered waterproof. There are no seams or joints in a boatemade of this material, and the whole structure is said to be of the flexibility of metal, while at the same time it is very light. The heel and other parts where etreogth is requisite are made of ash or oak, and where metal is necessary, gun-metal or brass Is employed.
ST. PAUL'S HARVEST FESTIVAL. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian — 22 February 1895
ST. PAUL'S IEARViST 'ESTIVAL, A harvest thanksgiving celebration was held in St. Paul's Church, Warragul, on Tuesday evening. The building was very prettily decorated with fruit and flowers and reflected greatest credit on those who kindly undertook the work--Mrs. Tre. gqctha, the UMisses UDauomb, Madeley, T£ylor, Caisnbell, l'irani, lad Carter, Mr. James 1iraun and others. The first part of the .service was cqinducted by the lev. E. D. 1etlers, and the reisanling portions were taken by the Rev. O. J. Chamubers, and Mr. E. J. Edwards and Mr. Gamble. whilst the sermon was- preached by the Ven. Archdeacon Aruistrong-the recentl v appointed Archdeacon of Gippsland-who delivered an appropriate discourse on the subject qf lharvests, and particularly pointed ot tllhat we should recognise the Ahnighty's hand in providin Hils creatuaes with ththe necessaries of life ir their due season. The- choir. was augmented by the attorndnce of tllo Drouin Church of Eniland : chair, . end the amnthein ...
THE Warragul Guardian WITH WHICH IS INCORPORATED The Warragul News. FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 22ND, 1895. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian — 22 February 1895
TIHE t arn agul ua1dlltiiut W1ITTH wIICl IS INCOrI:IOIL?TI:D FRIDAY, PEDBRUAItY 22.i, 18953. THI everlasting cry of bad seasons, bad crops and bad times genprally, is being repeated with such '" dimnable iteration " that there is 'a danger of men familiarising themselves with the expressions and passively submitting to what they imagine to be the inevitable instead of reasoning out the perplexities of the situation and casting round for revised methods whereby the present conditions may be either modified or entirely removed. The farmer linds that the prices of to-day fail to yield fair remuneration for his toil, and that consequently after the harvest lie is very little better off than when lie sowed the seed. This, at all events, appears to be the experience of many of our local " sons of the soil," and inasmuch as the entire district depends for its advance ment upon the successful development of its agricultural resources, it neces sarily follows that under present conditions pe...
SHIRE RETRENCHMENT. THE WARRAGUL COUNCIL'S SCHEME. A SAVING OF ABOUT £200. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian — 22 February 1895
SHIRE RETRENCHMENT. THE WARRAGUL COUNCIL'S SCHEME. A SAVING OF ABOUT £200. -o A speecial meeting of the Warragul Shire Council was held on Wednesday to discuss the financial position of the shire in view of the recent reduction in the subsidy, and to take the neces sary steps for meeting the emergency. There were present-President Ander- son and Councillors Afileck, Armstrong, Connor, Cropley, Harvie, Parkes, Smith and Walker. Cr. Smith moved the following re solution of which he had given notice. "That before accepting, or calling for tenders for works the standing orders be suscended, and the Council take into consideration the itnancial position of the Shire for the cunrrent year in view of the recent euormoen reduction of the Govern muent subsidy and consider what steps should be taken to meet the emergency. He desired to make a few remarks with the intention of drawing atten tion to the position of the shire at the beginning of the financial year. The Council then framed an est...
The Princess of Wales. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian — 22 February 1895
The Princess of Wales. The Princess of Wales never wearies in well-doing, and the sick always find in her a sympathetic friend. The first and most direct immediate results of education in nursing which the Princess gained were, acoording to the "fospital," "the visits paid to the dying groom who had caught the illness, destined for him to prove fatal, at the same time as the Prince. But from that day there has been visible a steadfast and ever-widening interest in all institutions and all persons that minister to the sick." But English loyalty is usually so pro nounced and effuirve that the Princees and other members of the Royal family have to do good by steaslh: When the Princess of Wales and her daughters played at a concers given to the patients in one of our London hospitals, the fact ot theirintention had to be guarded like a State secret. If it had not, governors s?d snebsoribers, with their womenkind, would have forced or wheedled an entrance, and the patients, whose gratifi...
Home and Fireside. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian — 22 February 1895
Home and Fireside. How to Keep Copper or Brans Articles Clean. -Cut a tomatoin two, rub the articles with it, and polish. For Burns or Scalds.-Cover the parts with a half-inch thick of carbonate of soda, puta bandage over It, and then moisten with cold water; will heal it without blister. ing. When there are noises m the ear it is a sign that there is a gatherng in the back of the ear. Remedy-Pour kerosene in the ear to fill it. put cotton wool in the ear to keep the kerosene in, in about a day or two is will break, and discharge; then syringe with hoet soapuds until all right. For toothache: Fill the ear on the sidethe pain is with kerosnse, and rub :t all over the head and face; keep cetton wool in the ear to keep the kerosene in. Apply the kerosene as soon as you begin to feel the pain, and it will stopit. All these I have proved to be Gnod. For headache: Hotfoot bathsoften relieves it ; also, place some hot coals on an old piece of iron. sit on a chair, place the iron be tweeu y...
Captive Balloons and Lightning. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian — 22 February 1895
Captive Balloons and Lightning. Benjamin Franklin's celebrated kite ex periment by which he drew electric sparks from the clouds, which is detailed in most works on electricity, has been repeated by others, in some cases with fatal results. Recently at Alderhbot, three men were struck down and severelyhurtin co seqoence of receiving a lightning stroke while in the act of mampulating a captive balloon. The balloon was set on fire by the electric current, which afterwards made its way to the earth by the easiest path-namely, the metallic cable. It seems astonishing that the danger oi sending up such a palpable lightning catcher in thundery weather was not fore seen by those in authority. It was Frank lin's expeziment over again on a very large scale.
A Rat Cuts the Current. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian — 22 February 1895
A Rat Cuts the Current. A singular accident occurred recently to the eiectrio lighting system of Baltimore. The lights of a large portion of the city nsd denly went out with no apparent cause, many connsetions were burnt out, and the switchboard was found to be badly damaged. It was finally discovered that the trouble was caused by a rat which had chanced to step from one copper terminal to another, thus short circuiting the current. The rat's body was wet at the time, thus maktmg it a good electrical conductor. It is estimated that 2700 volts passed through the little animal, a suflcioent voltage to produce 1000 horse-power. The rat's hair was burned off and the body had become rigid as if frozen. This accidental connection of the terminalacaused a sheet of flame to sprmn from one set of terminals to the others, which burnedoff the rubbsrinsulation of the wires, leaving them exposed, and set fire to the woodwork near them.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian — 22 February 1895
CLELMENTS TONIC HAS STOOD THE TEST OF TIME. IS NOT A QUACK NOSTRUM BUT A RELIABLE PHARMACEUTICAL PREPARATION POSITIVELY CURES INDIGESTION, NEURALGIA, WEAKNESS, GENERAL DEBILITY. LIVER AND KIDNEY COMPLAINTS. READ THIS CASE. MIrs D. M'Loake, Waklefield, N.Z., who write. on 19th May, 1893 :-" It gives me the greatest of pleasure to testify to the good effects of your wonlerful Clementa Tonic. Mlycoomplaint was indigestion, accompanied by heartburn and windy spasms, which were very painful, leav. ing me'cry weak, unfitting me for attending to my household duties. I got one of your pamphlets from our storekeeper, read its con tents, and of people who had been cured by taking Cloments Tonic. Hops eFrsng up in my breast, and I determined to give it a trial. I got some of it, and its efect has proved really wonderful. I also give it to my chil. dren when anything is the mat?cr with them in fact, I keep it as a family medicine. When aeny of our children eomplain, I at once conult your book, ...
Extreme Cold and Life. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian — 22 February 1895
Extreme Cold and Life. Some very interesting experiments have lately been carried out by M. Pictet, the well-known Frenop chemist, with the objecu of tryingthe effect of extreme cold on life. A dog placedin a copper receiver kept at a temperature of 60 to 90 deg. C. below the freezing point at water, became warmer by half a degree in the course of the first ten minutes, and after an hour and a half wa found to be only one degree colder than it had been at first. A little later, however, nature seems to have given up the struggle, for it suddenly died. Insects resisted a tem perature of 2Sdeg. C, below zero, but not 35deg. nMyriapods lived down to 50deg., and snails to 130deg. below zero. The eggs of birds lost their vitality at two to three deg. below zero, and those of ants at zero. Infu soria died at 90deg., but at 213deg. below zero bacteria still remained virulent.
POPULAR SCIENCE Sunshine and Pure Air. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian — 22 February 1895
POPULAR SCIENCE Sunshine and Pure Air. Six mules that had for four years hauled crs in the lower workings of the Spailand coal shaft near Laen. Ill., were broueght to light recently. In all that time the mules had seen no light stronger than the flicker of the Davy lamps the miners carried. The sun was in its zenith when they eached the surface. The astonished mnle. closed their eyes to shut out the flood of light and kept them closed while they were led to the pasture lot,'a mile distant, and turned loose. There they stood tremb. liar, as if afraid somethin, evil was about to befall them. Presently they half opened their eyes and peered around in amaze. ment When they had become accustomed to the suannlight they elevated their heads. Towards sundown they broke into a ohorns of joylul brays. After a quarter of an hour of that music they took to kicking. jumping, whirling around like teetotums and rolling on the sod as if they had gone mad. The sun and pure air were more to them than...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian — 22 February 1895
Dr ~nuiey. of laidston, advises that those who suffer from insomnia should try a remedy which is at once simple and efectual. '3h is to curl the body up beneath the bedclothes se as to reduce the a?ount of fresh air. " Lower the supply of oxygen in the blood," he sayse, Sproduce a lit'te asphyxia, breathe and re breathe only the respired air; you will then reduce the stimulc.ting oxygen, and fall asleep. There is no danger. W~en asleep, you are sure to disturb the coverince and the fresh air. When the cat and dog ypepare to sleep, they bury their noses in one hollow in their hair, and off they
Our Improved Pigs. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian — 22 February 1895
Our Improved Pigs. o- let nmaty yearn since it as a rare thing to e a good pig at any cf our howe or elsewhere. At the Fgreent time there are vcry few pigs in the colony that would not be creditablo in a Irew.-ard. To Mr J. H. Angas, Mr Chas. Iebred and ir C. Smith, cur colouists are in debted for this change. The pig of olden da?V ate four times as much atd took: three t &ne- a. long to make 100lb or pork as is taken by the preent breeds. But there is danger that we shall go back to the old order af thines unless we hold on to the good thinas that we have. A few years of carelessness .ud inattention will bring about this unwel *ome tlate of things. Change of blood, and attention to selection and calling must be the order of the da-, not as much in regard to pies as it is in horses, cattle, shees, and pctdtrv. Why has it hsappened that Aus .tcalaa?an Merinoes have improved so greatly dring the past fifty years Simply bemcause reary all of our pastorelisto have kept their eye...
Poultry Yard Scratchings. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian — 22 February 1895
Poutltry Yard Scratchinga. Turke-s make fine sitters. Never feed on maize in summer. Geese eggs hatch at thirty days. 'Itever delay in culling your stock. Don'tbreed from coddled-.up tock. -. ever fail to provzde grit for your stock. Duck eggs hatch at twenty-eight days. Too much water in. the food causes a sour gcp. Don'tfeed on aloppy food, let it be dry and crumbly. Never think you cati make a fortune in raisn ing poultry. Always have the roosts on the one levelin the fawrlhouse. - The climate in Tictria' is most' uitable for pcnltfr aining. SC clk'eusedon't require Icod for trtelve hours Safter being hatched. ,-e er think poultry won't asist to pay the r rusehold acrotnt.. SGross the Aylesbury and Pakin ducks when breeding for export. On the quantity atd quality of feed depends rth p-roduetion o! eggs. D' ucks should not be allowed thefree use of a pond when being fattened. - Never place a lot of atrse in the nest in hot weather, it assists to breed vermin. Yonm g turkeys should...
Bowling Speed. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian — 22 February 1895
Bowiing, Speed; The speed at which ; -riciet. ball is delivered by a fast bowler inoy :e roughly estimated at a mile a minuto. \WhoC. T. B. Turner,. the . Ausutralien bowler, visited Woolwich Arsenal,; he was (writes a. London, paper) reqonated by an official ta, bowls through? th, electric, ecreensa in 'ue; .for measuring, the velncityr : of projectilea.. It was found th5a, .n a pomin reprbsenting half weaybutween tuhl wickets, the velocity of Turner's:. tll was Sllfeper second, or fifty miles an hour. At thisfrats. the ball wol& travcre,.thspitchi in 2-'ilth : of a second&. Several bowlesr , howver-as,. L for instance, MoLt, the lsiacnehire pre·lee. aional, and. Kortwright; the Essex marvem l bowl faster than Tirner, aniL thiis woul bring the pace to the mlta pearmutie, -;q · l.·:i ~r:
PLAYS AND PLAYERS. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian — 22 February 1895
PLAYS AND PLAYERS. D'Oyley Carte was reriously ill at Christ mas. The death roll of big musicians in 1894 numbered 15-an abnormally heavy list. Lonnen and Alice Lethbridge iere stars of the holiday programme at London Alhambra, Arthur Greenaway and Mr. Greenaway go over to the New Zealand boards on Wednes J. L. Toole returned to his own theatre on Boxing night with Paul Pry. Walker, London, to follow. Mies Billie Barlow was Robin Hood in Babes of the Wood panto. at the New Pavilion, London. The Kenda!s put up Lady Clancarty at Abbey's, New York, at Christmas time, with metant success, The memory of The Second Mrs Tangueray still arouses a stray correspondent or two in the Eualish theatrical Press. Misen Henrietta Watsonhas been engaged toappear in Ralph Lumley's new play soon to be produced at Toole's. Eille Norwood was, ot latest advicen, play ing his own Silver Keepsake (curtain raiser) at the Theatre Royal, York. It is said that the Royal will be re-opened scon after Aladdin for ...
HERE AND THERE. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian — 22 February 1895
HEREAND THER ?r Jome PsTanraa-. "'It's a pity, John." said my eass correspondent tome on Wded?d. met him returning from cihrch practice, "' that the tMaori race is out. Our tatooed fillow liritish s are uncommonly fine fellows, aur Maeasty's soldiers have foun out now. Besides, they have such a sen humor. if a Maori hris a difren opinion'with another, he .does nt al matter of course, go to ir' him, neither does he send for a pt man. ' On the coltrary, he caolli?el. with a preface of abusive ,rnatory o decldedly poetic chalrcter, a:d tked,, straight to a practical soluticn ofhe point at issue, very oftenrwith a lb A case of this kind occurred not il,?? Two laonr gentlemene-your llari t? horsl sportsman--had a light a=lut on a racecourse with regari t a behot. An argument ensued of a dimr. stve character, during which one genlle man' remarked that in his " inte;tin were the tombs of lis adveresarr' aems tors." The reply to this was at stab wit a knife, to which the other fell a Vict a...
A Lady Gardener. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian — 22 February 1895
A Lady Gardener. a i.? !Philiia F'Iwc-t. cI ::..n . tO ih inv a I\*cc .ri tm? : ':oa-?r cborig to ti r " e:it:sh ',, c 01y," ',h :s every t nc: lorrn.:: ,t. !ve--thata is, -we pr- eume, when 1,e . w ,y.:?2 hn:ger-AL.:. .!rZd.i an hou: or irtwo marly in ::e day in dig:in_ :md ;:pl tic.3 ng O a _, -ec _ a d you- tv ::a31 re certiv idil. ::t Cambridge. " Ž i _r "-wce: i sai to: be a Fit miitrcs i. :tt. a:r ,t i cor tinizg o:ay-7:h -ark:. Carnivorous cnirnma sehldio przduce 'more than two yonung a.: btrth.
A Hard - working Sultan. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian — 22 February 1895
A Hardtworking: Sultan. A correepondent: who has just re turned .from. Constantinople, writes to: a London papery that; according; to current conversation in that city; the present: Snltan of Turkey is one of thoe mosta hard worked men is all the:. Ottoman dominions. Rising at air o'clock: every, morning, his days in the seclasion. of. the yila:z Palace and gardens- are devoted to. personal attention. to alL the. affii-s of state laid beforo.e lim by: hils Mmies ters. $a has been. the. means oft estab lishing fifty thousand schools, throuch out his empire, not only for boys, but for girlsa also, which is a. stong departure from the traditional usage of: his race and people. Once a week only' does he pre cent himself to the. view of the people, to. assure them of his continued: existence: end health. On non of these State viai.s oa the mosque, two or three weeks aio, his Majesty was accompanfed in his carriage by Ghazi Osman PabIa.. The differenco in appearance between theme is remar...
The Coming of the Mail. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian — 22 February 1895
The Coming: of the IMail. The roads are grey and dusty, and the north wiud's parnching breath Sweeps like a fierce irocco over wide wastes of death; Tho southare sky is brazen, and close is the atmnosphere, And drooping and dry and barren looketh, unture farandncar. A blue haze surrounds the mountains; the hills are doll and brown, And only the lofty gum trees are green with their foliate crown; The rivers and creeks are wasted, for the lips of the thirsty sun IIave- sucekdcd the silvery fountains till the watersceasad to run. In front of the wooden structure-ol'ic and inn and store- In shadoe of-the broad 'verandlah-omn seated beside the door A motloygroup is waiting, and watching. with ragereyes. For the galloping of a horseman over the ratted rise. Afatheris eeekingletlrs from. sons who have gonoeto roam: A mether awaits a message from daughters afar from home; Onoyearns for a loving answer fmm, him.. who is dear"a life, Forth marriage day; iasettled; he has but to claim his wife...