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"Home, Sweet Home." [Newspaper Article] — Healesville Guardian and Yarra Glen Advocate — 30 April 1898
"Home, Sweet H'ome." What a beautiful place home is whe i the father is bilious, the mother is suf fering from female weakness, and the baby has the croup ; father frowns and swears, mother scolds and grumbles, and baby yells I And yet this husband and wife may be two of the best-natured and reasonable people on the globe when they are in good health. It may seem ridiculous to say that nearly all domes tic disagreements are caused by. the liver, but a careful study of the problem reveals the fact that such an insertion is quite within the bounds of reason: When a person is in ill-health they are impatient, unreasonable, and quarrel. some ; What more natural then than a family " tiff." Few people are cynical enough to believe that married couples don't wish for peace and harmony, and stcle reason must, therefore, be found for their all too common differences. Bile Beans come, therefore, in the guise of a peacemaker; they put the liver in good or'der and invigorate the whole system, g...
BUSINESS. [Newspaper Article] — Healesville Guardian and Yarra Glen Advocate — 30 April 1898
I~USI:ttss.-Oun of tih firl?t who snf fered by tte Iate great lire in .lelb,,urne. Messrs. Lincoln, Stuart & Co. Proprietary Limitidl, havig so!ld their late premneses, have scnred t a long lease of those com n,,li..ns premlises now being erected on the site lately ociiupied by Messrs. Crawford and Co., in Fliilders-strert, next the 31Mtual Store, wihire they expert to be in foll buiness order by Septemiher next. They are ut present in occupation of temtlporary premises at 234 Flinders Street anld 14 and 16 ilusaell Sutect.
DISTRICT NEWS. Taggerty. [Newspaper Article] — Healesville Guardian and Yarra Glen Advocate — 30 April 1898
DISTRICT NEWS. [FROM OUR CORRESPONDENTS.8 Taggeýrty. The Ta'gerty People enjoyed- Qsien's weiither fur the opening of their new Hall o. Friday evening. AMr. G. A Cookson, l'resident of the Shire, declared the Hall open in a few well chosen remarks and then duning wis started shortly before nine, b: which time the Hall was fairly packed w th vIsitors, there being wer 200 present, B i g a cold night, dancing was entered into with vigor until supper time, when, owing to the supper room hein.r too small to seat so milly, supper and dancing were kept going at the same time. The supper was generuasly given by the ladies of Tag. gerty, and a ri?lt royal fea.t it was TIle gathering did not di perse till daylight. The Ball w'ts tastefully d.corated with art muslin, the gift of Mib Whitehead of Mel bourne, trey f:rns, fl uwers, evergreens, and everything passed off in a very satisfactory manner.
THE DEVIL OF ST. GILDAS. [Newspaper Article] — Healesville Guardian and Yarra Glen Advocate — 30 April 1898
THE DEVIL OF ST. GILDAS. Peter Cabana and his wife Bridget lived alone in an isolated cottage near the village of St. Gildas. They were cited for 10 leagues around as a model pair, and St. Gildas took part in the celebration of their golden wed. ding. It was thelrihope to die together at the sam'ehour, at the samne minate; but man proposes and God disposes. One day Peter fell sick, made his will, at. tended to his concerns with God and man, tsd quietly passed away in the arms of his weeping wife. The whole commune attended the funeral, and at the end of the day, so mourfnnl for her, Bridget returned honme, where it was her lot to remain in communion with her grief. The thought of retiring to test scarcely en* tered her mind. Seated in a large straw armchair at the foot of the bed, with head resting on her bosom and hands joined, she asked of God the favour of soon rejoining * her husband. An unusual noise attracted her Attention. Perhaps some " gorgon, dydra or chimera dire," escape...
The Guardian. Scribendi recte Sapere est principium et fons PUBLISHED SATURDAY MORNINGS. SATURDAY, APRIL 30, 1898. News of the Week. [Newspaper Article] — Healesville Guardian and Yarra Glen Advocate — 30 April 1898
Scribendi recte sapere est prihcipium etfons FUBLISHED SATURDAY MORNINGS. ýSATURDAY, APR?L 30, 1898. NeTwe of the Week. SWILLING FOR SERVICE."-?On Sunhday evening, the 17th inst., the-local Presby terianr Church was crowded to the doors, many .being unable" ion gain aidmission. Miss Ada Bellin, returned: umisionaryf romi South Africa, gave a most interesting and impressive address on her labors. Miss Bellin, who is a native of this colony, gave herself up five years ago to foreign mis sion work, and since then has been labour ing among the Kaffirs in South Africa. Per brother is also in Africa, and took part in the famous raid of Dr. Jamieson. She described the superstitions of the people and tihe awful degradation in which they were living, and how much the gospel was needed. Miss Bellin concluded a most eloquent and touching address by appeal ing for more consecrated workers to help their brothers and sisters in heathen dark ness. Mr. Bruce, in a few words, referred to Miss Eellin...
A VALUABLE PONY DESTROYED. DASTARDLY OUTRAGE SUSPECTED. THE PERPETRATOR EVADES CAPTURE. [Newspaper Article] — Healesville Guardian and Yarra Glen Advocate — 30 April 1898
A VALUABLE PONY DESTROYED. DASTARDLY OUTRAGE SUS PECTED. THE PERPETRATOR EVADES CAPTURE. On the, Friday, night that we last went to press, a tragedy, with a poor dumb bri?te as the victim, was being enacted in the 'paddocks of;Mr. Jno. M'GrettCi anI exicounciiiillor '"of `the Healesville Shire. We do not wish to influence tihe minds of, our readers in any-way by any comments, and. so will endeavor to state' only the bare facts and evidence that is forthcoming. The beast, according to Mr. M'Gret ton, junr., was a fine lady's pony that used to be ridden by his sister, and was in foal to the " King of the XVest." "It was fcund in one corner of a paddock lying down with. one of its hind legs almost. severed from the. body, being simply attached bliy a small piece of skin.. The leg, where it was broken, was in two sharp pieces'that could not possibly be made to fit oone - another. One piece of the bone seemed to be missing altogether. His 'theory was that the horse had been tied to. a wo...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Healesville Guardian and Yarra Glen Advocate — 30 April 1898
;poirtnt to odvertisers. 1 HORT NOTICES will be pnhublished in S Tu GUARtIAN :at the following rates per insertion : :Ten words, or under ... . s. Twenty words,j or. under, ... 2s. One inch. '... ... ... 3s. Orders for withdrawal of quarterly da vertisements must be in writing, and adver tisenients withdrawn during the eurrency or a quarter must be paid for to the e of the currea?quarter.- ; Casunl.. Advertisesten'ts must 'ezr the lumber of inse rtions required, otherwiose they will be inserted and charged for till counter manuled. 'Casual advertisements require to be in hand beJore mid-day every Fri day, otherwise insertion will not be guaranteed: Persons handing in advertisements for insertion- in this newspapler, or ordering printing at this oflice, will be held esponsiole for payment for the same. IRONMONGER, CASH GROCER, and GENERAL a . STOREKEEPER ........ Rlthrone Werric, Ceale6Ville. The following are some of the prices : No. 1 A Sugar 15s. per 70 lb. Bag 2s. 8d. a doz. lbs....
A WONDERFUL SUCCESS In CURING ALL INCURABLE DISEASES Has been Attained by W. MENTIPLAY AND SON, No matter what your complaint may be, chronic or otherwise. [Newspaper Article] — Healesville Guardian and Yarra Glen Advocate — 30 April 1898
A, WONDERFUL SUCCESS In CURING ALL INCURABLE; DISEASES Has been Attained by W. HENTIPLAY AND SON, No matter what your complaint may be, chronic or otherwise. Our charges for our Herbal Prepara tions are moderate compared to others, and what makes them more so,they are RELIABLE. We successfully CURE the following diseases:-Hydatids with out operation, Erysipelas in 24 hours, Blood Poisoning and Diphtheria, Typhoid and other fevers, Liver and Kidney complaints, including Bright's disease; Rheumatics, Water Brash, Marasnius, Nervous Debility in male and female, Piles, Sciatica and Lum bago, and remove from the blood all deleterious substances, Eczema and ,Jaundice. We also cure Asthma, Tumors, Fits, Coughs, Scurvy, bad legs, Neuralgia and all other curable diseases. Our hair restorer is the most reliable. aWe give advice gratis,. requesting that persons writing f6r.advice should enclose a stamp for reply. W. Mentiplay, sen., will be in con stant attendance at his shop from 10 to 8, exc...
No Title [Newspaper Article] — Healesville Guardian and Yarra Glen Advocate — 30 April 1898
The coming dread of the Australian colonist is the apparant increase of that dreadful complaint, Hydatids. Some say that there is no cure for it, only by operation; but in my experience 1 say that the only cure is to be found by Medicine. My son I found had a small swelling on his side, although but little notice was taken of it until it in creased in size; and four (4) years :afterwards we took him to two (2) doctors, who wanted at once to ope "rate upon him. I at first objected, but afterwards took him to the Childreu's .Hospital for operation, which was un successful. After another month he ;had to be operated on again, which was also unsuccessful. He lingered for hbout three (3) months, getting very -weak. I was then advised to take him •to the Homceopathic Hospital. The doctors there also wanted to operate 'upon him again; but, experiencing a doubt as to his recovery I then thought that as the doctors in both hospitals 'had expressed a doubt as to my son's ,recevery, I made up ...
Mr. Mentiplay [Newspaper Article] — Healesville Guardian and Yarra Glen Advocate — 30 April 1898
Mr. AMentiplay,--Sir, I beg to tender you my sincerest thanks for the won derful cure you performed on my child.- The said child when about 11 months old contracted a cold which :turned 'toBronilCitis and a:hftei-ivards: to double Pneumonia, ,and - was for' week's laying at death's door; then. worst of all he got that dreaded disease Marasmus, from which so many children pine ..away ..and die. He gradually wasted away, till: at last he got so. small and frail that "we thought every day would be his last, and for the - last few 'weeks:, before taking hini to you we just !managed to keep hiin alive on. weak brandy and water. During the whole of this time the child had the attendance 'ind 'advice of somie c_ the' best. Doc tors in the colonyl for' which''I paid a good sum of money. As a last resource I was induced to : take. the child to you with .h!e following result that in :less than' :one week 'under your successful trertment be ihad started to iniprove and within one month was ,th...
A REAL "FREAK." [Newspaper Article] — Healesville Guardian and Yarra Glen Advocate — 30 April 1898
A REAL "FREAK." "What are you doing here?" asked a visitorof the young woman who sat on a front seat of a " freak of nature " museum with her hands folded tinder her apron. "Do you write with yonr toes, take snakes in your hands, or swallow burning paper ?" " No, ma'am ; I'm the young' lady that always wore my diamond hogagement ring with the steno turned in whenever I went out in contuany." It. nppears tnt. goitre is iucreasinr in France, no ftwear than 420,000 per sons being affected in thirty of thr departments. It is technically a swelling of the thyroid gland. It is oft-en found acconmpanied by cr-tinismn. which it sceIts is becoming nmore coann:oti in the va:leys of the Aipe an!l the Pvyretces. Tihe origin of the telrs does not seem to be known; but it means imnct [ct development, not to t iy deformity, of the whole body, and is found clicily amongst those who live in the valleys of the moun tainous districts. The Chinese cultivate an odourless onion. The word "Kingara"mneans"...
Healesville Show. [Newspaper Article] — Healesville Guardian and Yarra Glen Advocate — 30 April 1898
Healesville Show. The second annual show of the above society was held on Wednesday and Thursday, and we have great pleasure in stating that it was a pleasing success. Though the society has only been in augurated some two years, it has proved itself a useful body in our midst, and its efforts in this direction were re warded by the large attendance of an appreciative public. Matters did not portend too favorably early in the season for the carrying out success. fully of the society's fixture, but thanks to the adaptability of the soil in the district, aided by useful showers later on, cereal growth. and autumn plants throve with a vigor that was surprising. Anyone observant with the condi tions under which Healesville suffered during past season, could scarce realise that the exhibits shown-of which there .were a large number-were speci mens off the land of our district pro ducers. Such, however, were, and they ,afforded. a welcom tribute to .the~r.ichi ness of our soil :generally:...
THE YOUNG FOLKS. [Newspaper Article] — Healesville Guardian and Yarra Glen Advocate — 30 April 1898
THE YOUNG FOLKS. E are pleased to, inform our youthful readers that we de. vote a portion of our space to their especial benefit. We propose to have it written as much as possible by children and with this end in view we will offer every week a handsome prize volume. The next competition is for a letter written to Uncle Rube, telling him anything in teresting and concise. A short anec dote would be acceptable. The maxi mum points obtainable for this compe tition will be 100, divided as follows: Composition, 30 ; Matter, 30; Spelling, 15; Punctuation, 15 ; Writing, 10. All letters must be handed in not later than 12 noon on Thursday. This competition is open to all child ren under the age of 16; and contribu tions are invited. The best letters received every week will be published in the paper. Healesville, April 15th 98. Dear Uncle Rube.-I mu now going to write you a few lines to tell you how I spent my Easter holidays. I don't think I tol von Dear Unle li?ihe that I have t porny, h...
OUR NEW STORY. The Mystery of Bird's Reef. CONTINUED. CHAPTER V. THE MYSTERY. [Newspaper Article] — Healesville Guardian and Yarra Glen Advocate — 30 April 1898
OUR NEW STORY. .- - - :0: - The Mystery of Bird's Reef. (By J. L. Barr.) CONTINUED. CHAPTER V. THE EMYSTERY. ILL went away stunned and stupified, return ing almost involuntary .to the same place where they had sat previously. Hours passed away, while with bitter and remorseful. examination he took him-' self to task. Each act and deed passed in retrospection before him, and he groaned as he thought of his worse than wasted time and opportunities. He might have been a power for good--might have used the talent he knew he possessed-might at least have 'shown himsei! a;n upright industrious man whose head had rilt. been to ned by a sudden prosperity, worthy of the respect of his friends and of her, instead of which he had fluttered round vith the other useless moths of society, and like them, thrown away his youth and strength upon billiards, trrtt;g nurses, parties, and such like. He had not to blame himself for absolute vice, heavy gambling, drinking, or debauchery of a worse kind, b...
The Wizard's Legacy. CHAPTER X. DR. HAMILTON'S PATIENT. (Continued) [Newspaper Article] — Healesville Guardian and Yarra Glen Advocate — 30 April 1898
The Wizard's Legacy. BY E. J. LYSAaGIT. CHAPTER. X. DR. IIAMILTON'S PATIENT. (continced) "Peter the great," her tiny lion dcolog, Jack's present from Cuba, lay on his cushion, awaiting her. What errand had brought Dr. Manuel thither ? Mary came in, and Daffodil began to make her night toilette, let ting the girl brushl her long fair hair. That will do MIary," she said, kindly. Good-night." " Oh ! miss, Dr. Unamilton Ieged me' to tell you, you were to he sure and take your glass of milik, most particular; and them strawberries, they are the last for the season, M'Kenzie says." " Very well, Mary; I'll take hoth." Then Mary, with a curtasy, took herself off to bed, and Daffodil, wrapping her dressing gown round her, sat down near the window, in her comfortable arm-chair. She lay back in her chair ; ste thought of the past ; how far away it seemed ! She dared not think of the future. " Peter the Great" became impatient ; he crept about the roomu, wondering, no doubt, at the silence and ...
A RIDE WITH THE CZAR. [Newspaper Article] — Healesville Guardian and Yarra Glen Advocate — 30 April 1898
A RIDE WITIJ THE CZAR. .Among the most famous sights. of St. Petersburg is a fine equestrian. statue ,in bronze of its renowned creator, Peter the Great. The figure-which stands on the left bank of the Neva, opposite the Senate House-is appropriately mounted on a huge block of grey granite from East Finland which was one of Peter's'first conquests The great Czar is represented as sitting erect on a rearing horse, and pointing with his right hand to the spot on the opposite bank where he built with his own hands in 1704 the first house of his new capital, while beneath his horse's hoofs lies crunhed the serpent that typifies the grovelling ig norance and superstiiution which itmpeded his granl designs. Now, it happened that one cold anturais. night an English sailor, who had jur: landed from a newly-arrived cargo steamer was strolling back across the Senaste-House Square, and, as his ill-luck would have it stopped to take a passing look at the im perial statue. " Well, if that's the,...