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How to Remove Moth Patches. [Newspaper Article] — West Gippsland Gazette — 2 August 1898
How to Remove moth Patches. A common prescription is one large pill of taraxacum four nights in the week, sometimes for a period of months. The diet must be regulated to secure good digestion. Then apply a prescrip tion made up of elder flower ointment, an ounce, and sulphate of zinc, 20 grains. This should be mixed well, rub bed in at night and washed off in the morning with plenty of soap and water. When the moth patches are removed, a wash should be used regularly to pre vent their return. A good lotion for this purpose contains 2 drams iodine of po tassium, an ounce of glycerin and a pint of rainwater. It should be applied with a'soft sponge.
CHANGES OF THE MOON. NEW MOON. [Newspaper Article] — West Gippsland Gazette — 2 August 1898
CHANGES OF THE MOON. NEW MOON. Month. Day of Month. Tiiie. July... ... Tuesday ... 19 5.47. n.m. August ...iWednesd?ly 17 8.35: p.m. September ... Friday .. 1610.10 a.m. October ... Saturday .. 15 10.'7 p.m. November ... Monday ... 1-110.21 a.m. )ecember ...:Tusesdi ... 13 9.43 p.m. FULL MOON. Month. Day of MTonth. Time. Tuly... ... Monday .. 7.12 a.m August ... Tuesday ... 2 2.29 p.m. Aunust ... Wedncsdnay 81110.51 p.m. September ...Friday ... 301 9.11 n.m. OcLobcr ... Saturday .... 29j0.18S p.m. Novembler ... Monday ... 28 2.89 p.m. ,Dcember ... Wednlesday, 2( 8 9.39, a.m.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — West Gippsland Gazette — 2 August 1898
rHEE '(G.X ZETTI2' OfticeW arrngl, J for. ii!ile;uls, Mremios, Circulars. I ro8~rrriii iiuf.- Tlcl: . ..etEl·~r=Bead's, "nL, ril~ PRINTING OF EVERY DESCRIP TION. Public Notices. - THE - Dandenong G ammar School THIS School is now opened. The course of study embraces the usual English course in thorough detail; also, GREEK, LATIN, FRENCH, MATHE MATICS, PHYSICS, PHYSIOLOGY, AND AGRICULTURE (IF REQUIIRED). The undersigned being a certified teacher of Agriculture of the University of Edinburgh. These branches are so taught as to lead up to a Commercial or a Professional Career in accordance with the special re gquest of those interested. Terms to suit the timues. Prospectus. on application, o6r at the office of this paper. MIALCOLM3L MACPHERISON. C.T.; W 3EST; GIPPSLAND GAZETTE SWA1IR1A( -UL, IJULN BULN, & NA1IACA.N SRL.EliS ADVE)TIIIISElRL. p/e.rc Q1urter (p(sttagc (3d. eXtiit). g'PLex. t z.t ORDEJI FORiU 'T'o Il',i ob w'iouts,--1'i 1c supply nic itli11 a copy of tlhe aboveo pa...
ABOUT PENNIES. [Newspaper Article] — West Gippsland Gazette — 2 August 1898
ABOUT PENNIES. The little penny is the most agile colti that bears the face of the Goddess of Liberty If all the pennies that are now in circulation in the United States were piled one upon another, when the plle was finished it would be one hundred. timn,-s as big as the Goddess of Liberty,. that enlightens a small part of the" world in New' York Harbor If those same pennies were laid edge' to edge they would extend from fiLr. Francisco to St. Pete.rsburg. It is al?Mo true that the tall pile of them referred to would be 4000 times the heilght of the' Eiffcl Tower, the tallest in the world. All the pennies in the United States are stamped at the Philadelphia Mlint, but they are not, as most people sup pose, irade there. The Government buys the blank coppers on which the de sign is stanmped from a western lirmn,eaLc thousand cents costing $1 25. So 100 cents, with a face value of $1 coSt th.e Government less than one-fifth of that: sum. As a result of this Uncle Sam maker a big profl...
HOOLEY AND THE PUBLIC. [Newspaper Article] — West Gippsland Gazette — 2 August 1898
HOOLEY AND THE PUELIC. Thiat much-interviewed person. Mr lhonley tolls the English pres~s how he got lilto ho Ba1 I krll'Uptcy Court and quite a. nruber of other things. Out he.re. pe'rliap, the- lmos intereisting p,:rt of a talk he had with :a "Daily Tele graph" reIres.'tntative. is iliac riiporred as follows: "\Vht about the lman wh)o may !ia'e taken shiaes on the strnllth of vyour "Well, he was a fool." said ?r" Tfoley. curtly. "That is the truth." te c;n tinued: "If I acquire a bu?inn.s if r millioni, and divide it into) doebinturt-s, preference, iuld ordin:ary shlares, alnd so cut it uip fort the public ;lil .iell it pliw.ct meal, I am entitled to my pro!it, am I not? Supposing I buy a business firI a millicn and sell it for Li.10,000. is that too much? There was considerably more profit lh:ln that on some of therom." "But have we not gOt to the end of industrials?" "[I don't see wh-t the publi Can:i in vest their money in if nit in industrial companies. If you can get a good s...
Happiness. [Newspaper Article] — West Gippsland Gazette — 2 August 1898
Happiness. 'We are not very rich," said the new married lady, "but, oh, we are so happy!" '"I thought you would be," cooed the unmarried lady. "In fact, that hateful Maud Biggins said you had to be happy because you would be so poor that you would not even have anything to quarrel about. "-Indianapolis Journal.
LIGHT AND AIRY. Love In Parentheses. [Newspaper Article] — West Gippsland Gazette — 2 August 1898
LIGHT AND AIRY. S Love In Partheses. Love is sapplng at your door, Dreamy eyes of blue! (Think I've heard4?hat knock bethla Can the rent be due?) Do you hear his gentle tap Tapping, tapping still? (Wondetr it that ain't the chap With my grocery bill?) Open, dear, and give him Joy, Poor and trembling soull (But I'm thinking that's the boy With the bill for coall) -Atlanta Constitution.
POSTAL INFORMATION. Rates of Postage. VICTORIAN. [Newspaper Article] — West Gippsland Gazette — 2 August 1898
POSTAL INFORMATION. Rates of Postage. VICTORIAN. Letters-Every ounce or under 0 0 ' Letters marked "Urgent" (which will be delivered in the same manner as a telegraml would he, if there is either letter or telegraph messenger at the place to which they are ad. dressed), in addition to postage 0 0 1i Newspapers. each ... ... 0 0 . Post Cards, each ... 0... 0 Packets-Colunnereial and print ed papers. up to 4lIb., for every 2oz. or under ... ... 0 0 1 Packets-Patterns and samples, Xe., up to I1li.. for every 2oz. or unider ... ... 0 0 1 Books. up to .511, for every 4oz. or nder ... . .. ... 0 0 1 Parcels. 211. or undelcr ... 0 0 a0 Ea;ich extra 11.. or tundlir ... 0 0 :;
A FOUR-LEAVED CLOVER. [Newspaper Article] — West Gippsland Gazette — 2 August 1898
A FOUR-LEAVED GLOVER. By Itchocz, Palfrey Utter-In "St. Nicholw-" '" In a corner by the wall Stood a Four-leaved Clover, Trying hard to grow so high That she might peep over. Di?contented? No, not she! Pleasant world she found It; Only thought she'd like to see What might be beyond tt. Apple-tree at noonday threw Shadows cool above her. Every creature in the field Could not choose but love her. I3ectles gliding through the grass, Bilrds that fluttered over, Broeeze and butterfly and boe Stepped to chat with Clover. Came an early Sunbeam down In the morning quiet: "Clover, dear, your hair is wet Shall I help you dry it? Slept without your night-cap? Ah, But you must not do it. Soon your hair will lose its curl, Then how you will rue it?" Came a roaming Bumble-bee. Pockets full of money: "Ah, good morning, Clover sweet, What's the price of honey?" "Help yourself, sir," Clover laughed "Bumble, you're too funny! Never clover yet so poor She must sell her honey." Came a whirring Humming-...
SEASONABLE POULTRY HINTS. [Newspaper Article] — West Gippsland Gazette — 2 August 1898
SEASONABLE POULTRY HINTS. Early feeding is necessary to ensurd good growth in your young stock. It iA a good plan to put some broken wheal. or other small grain in your chickenl coops at night, so that they will be ablt to help themselves early In the morning. Linseed, either in the form of meal, on used whole, is good to brighten the piUa mage of your birds, and it is also t> good remedy for indigestion. About uW teaspoonful of the meal mixed witti other soft food, is sufficient for oiQ fowl. A good way to prepare bones for poul try Is to burn them till they crumble; when struck with a hammer, and, wherl broken up, they provide a supply oil charcoal as well as bone grit. Poultry; will eat them greedily, if prepared iti this way. Never breed in if you wish to succeedl in poultry, either for table or laying purposes. In show birds of some varieo ties inbreeding is useful, but in regt8laq breeding it should never be practised; as you are certain to weaken the con.' stitution and di...
ONCE UPON A TIME. [Newspaper Article] — West Gippsland Gazette — 2 August 1898
ONCE UPON A TIME. Two frogs. found themselves in a pail of milk, and they could not jump out. .One turned faint-hearted, and said to the other, "Good-bye, I sink, I die." Said his: nervy, nousy chum, 'Brace up, you duffer, keep jmnpin', and see whait turns up.-. So they, keit -on juimping iip and dowrn allmnight, and by` mornming h so churned the milk that ifturned to butter, and, lo ! they escaped: safe : to land ! Applied to business, the froggy fable means ithis The 'man who looks" for badf tiles, 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 new pal:er published at Wariagtil. The letterpress, being from new type, is perfect, and the coiitenits of the number display the energy and ability of the proprietors. The journal is an eight page one, and should have a prosFerous career. Kori...
AN AUSTRALIAN'S FATE. [Newspaper Article] — West Gippsland Gazette — 2 August 1898
AN AUSTRALIAN'S FATE. L.ast month Mr Wynne Bax1utr ~ielb an iuquiry respecting the death O~ JTames Willis, aged seventy-llve.year34 a tanner, lately residing at 53 .ubilei Buildings, High street. Wapping. ?MYrM Charlotte Bryan stated that the d . ,:ears,d was her uncle, and lately lhad) been residing with her. Up till twenty mloun th ago he was living in Austrn-all but came to England in order to set4 after some money that was in Ch!an. cery. He left home on a Saturday) evening, saying he wa:s going to being the band, and that was the last wituest saw of him alive. Next morning thi witness heard that his body had beem) found in the Thames. fHe had beA?ts keeplring' compay ' with a1 , "yoruD 'woman. The Coroner : What, at seventy-fivte years, of age? The Witness : Yes. Y, Was there any trouble :ibout !thi .oung wo)man?-Not 1 hat I know. orf. He was greatly atfl ih"ed to her: that L,? :1ll I know. I told him that I didn'W think the young womnan, could a.hinah anything of himn, and he"...
SEVERAL WAYS OF PREPARING PORK. [Newspaper Article] — West Gippsland Gazette — 2 August 1898
SEVERAL TWAYS OF PREPARING PORIt. Potted Spare Ribs - Take for a fam ily of six three 'pounds of fresh spare ribs, wash and wipe them dry. Then season with one even tablespoonful salt and one even teaspoonful pepper. Place a saucepan with half teaspoonful lard and half tablespoonful butter over the fire, put in the meat and cook till the spare ribs begin to brown, turning often. Add half cupful boiling water, cover and cook slowly till done. If the water boils away, add more water. It will require about one hour's cooking. When done transfer the ribs to a hot dish and remove tlhe fat from the gravy. Mix half tablespdonful cornflour with one gill cold water, add it to the gravy, stir and cook two minutes. Then add sufficient boiling water to make half pint of sauce. Strain and serve with the meat. Serve with plain boiled potatoes, sweet potatoes and apple sauce, creamed turnips may be served with it. Spared Ribs Filled and Baked.-Take two long pieces of-spare ribs; wash and wipe them...