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RECEIPT & PAY OFFICE. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian — 5 March 1895
RECEIPT & PAY OFFICE. The following accounts are lying at the Receipt and Pav Office, Warragnl: '. ]ellingham, R. Burns, F. A. Carlsson, (2), II. A. Anderson, W. H. Ashcroft, Buln Buln Shire, J. Clarke, A. Cain, J. Clark, J. Crawley, F. E. Dawson, J. Ducey, C. Eberle, H. E. Farrall, C. Fincher, E. Frost. G. Hodges, R. Gregg, J. F. Joyce, D. Jones, R. Jolly, T. Kelleher, P. ICnnane, C. Leach, T. J. Lonergan, iillerlBros., A. Mackenzie, N. 0. McGuirk T. MLow, F. J. ·McNamara,; D. J. !ahony, L. Millar, J. E. McMiahon, W. Manton, E.: Moore, F. Palmer, R. aterson, A. Radovick, W J. Roberts, . Scott, D. Trumply, H. H. Williams, hi T. Webb, J. W. Williams, Warragul The first barrister who settled in Mrel .Lorne--E. J. Brewster-is still alive and now an Anglican clergyman at Chester, ngland.
BLOOMFIELD. A HARVEST SERVICE. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian — 5 March 1895
BLOOMFIELD. A HARVEST SERVICE. o-0 On Sunday at Lower Bloomfield we had a harvest thanksgiving service in coutection with the Church of England, which was well attended:; In fact, the ordinary accomodation was a good deal below the require meats and chairs were kindly lent by MIr. Willis. As it is the first time a service of this kind has been held here, some ladies of the congregation deter mined to decorate the building in suitable style with flowers and ever crcens, and to arrange various fruits anud vegetables in an attractive form. The result must have amply repaid the workers for the very considerable trouble they put themselves to, for it was a complete success. Mrs. G. Beard tookecharge of the a'rangements, and with her three daughters spared no pains; the Misses Kroschel, Waltou and Ditterich also lent valuable aid. Mrs. Beard would like to thank thd many friends in the district who willingly sent in some very fine spccimens of produce. Apples, pears, grcengages, peaches, e...
PASSING THOUGHTS. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian — 8 March 1895
PASSING THOUGHTS. [Br T.m+ O'SHASEaR. . -0 For the second time the Warragul saw-mill boys have scored a big .win in the sweepstakes line. When the little syndicate drew Sheet Anchor some ten or a dozen years ago, everybody agreed that there was luck after all in the Gippsland forest. But that was in the days of "merrie Warragul," and money then floated about like water. 1 well recollect the " syndicate" appearing a few days after, each in a suit of bran new tailor-made clothes. The Club Hotel. too, took a trifle of the big cheque, and whatever the Sheet Anchor ball and supper cost, it was truly a most mag nificent affair. Before many weeks had passed nothing was left except memories of the glorious victory. Now, "Vani tas's" gain is really a bigger one than "Sheet Anchor's" by about £200, and wise counsellors have suggested to me that I should advise the lucky winners, instead of liquidating their gains at the "pubi" heretofore'alluded to, they should try and buy the thing out lock,...
"PUNCH" PICKINGS. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian — 8 March 1895
"PUNCH" PICKINGS. , loaf of bread that must be two thousand five hundred and fifty years old has been discovered in an Assyrian sarcophagus, The writer has long wondered where the landlady of his suburban boarding house procures her bread. Hearne, the prominent English professional, has been engaged by the Maharajah of Patiola to teach the natives cricket. Whoop ! We may yet heat' of Missionary 'A, 'E; Trott going, forth to spread .civilisation amongst the poor heathens, of Africa, and teach 'themj.his'ismous break. A London paper to hand, by the latest mail has discovered an Aus tralian furnishing firm that promises all brides setting up house to return them on their silver wedding day the price of all goods bought at the former's stores. Since the passing of Shiel's divorce law such an offer would present little attraction to the Victorian bride. Mr. Trenwith elicited a joke at his own expense from a wituess before the Tariff Board the other day. The witness had said that'S0s a .w...
The Neerim Mines. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian — 8 March 1895
The Neerim Tines. A good bit of enterprise has been dis. played by MIssrs. Stephens' Bros. of .Neerim South; who have cot a track six miles in length on the other side of the Latrobo river and along the Hawthorn Creek with its terminating point close to the village settlement at Noojee. Some very eneouraging prospects have recently been obtained by diggers'in the locality of Hawthorn and a considerable number of men are at present employed in the district. It is very probable, too, that some important developments will take place shortly in vicinity of Live Horse and Dead Horse Creeks, where some acceptable " pockets" of gold have of Into been found and where a very large body of auriferious material has been proved to exist. Thursday the 21st inst, has been pro. claimed a public holiday throughout the Warragul Shire, that being the date on which the local Agricultural show will be held. In accordance with the retrenchment scheme of the Warragul Shire Council the Engineer severed hi...
Diphtheria and its Cost. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian — 8 March 1895
Diphtheria and its Cost. A few months ago a case of diphtheria occurred at Drouin, and in his capacity as Health Officer of the Shire Di. Smith caused the house to be disinfected and renovated. The house belonged to a Mr. Faragher. and the'cost of doing the work was £4. Faragher in due course applied to the Council tor re-imbursement of this amount, but the Council, to the surprise of the general public, took up the position that inasmuch as the Health Officer had committed a breach of the act by order. ing the work to be done without consult ing thecouncil in the matter. Faragher must look to him for the money. Dr. Smith accordingly paid Faragher and at a meeting of the council held on Tuesday last applied for a refund of the amount. Cr- Winters considered it a disgrace to the council that its health officer had been permitted to pay the amount, and he moved that it be remunded. ' Dr. Smith ought to be thanked for taking extreme measures to prevent the spreading of such a terrible ...
Irish Wit and Courtesy. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian — 8 March 1895
Irish Wit ad Courtesy. A sudden gust of wind took a parasol, from the hand of its owner, and a lively Irishman, dropping his hod of bricks. caught the parachute. "Faith, ma'am," said he, "if you were as sirong as you are handsome, it would not have got away from you." "Which shall I thank you for first-the service or the compliment?" asked the lady smilingly. "Troth, ma'am," said Pat, again touch ing the place where once stood the brim of what once was a beaver, "that look of your beautiful eye thanked me forboth."-Scot tiah-American; .
Local Bush Fires. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian — 8 March 1895
Local Bush Fires. During the week the bush fires to the north and south of WVarragun have been raging with severity and doing a deal of damage. Large quantities ai grass and stretches of fencing have been burned on several properties and with the continun ance of the high wind it is very dillicult to say where the mischief is likely to end. Messrs. Copeland, Donohue, Smiley, Stoddart, Lillica, Roberts' and Coghllan, Monaghan and Bishop have all suffered more or less, and in some cases in paru. cular, will have many chains of fencing to replace.
TELEGRAMS. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian — 8 March 1895
S TELEGRAMS. Victoria.:To or from any station, aix words'or under, 6d.; each additional word id. Name and address of sender and recirver is not charged; N.S.Wales. Ten words, is.; additional word, 2d. S. Australia and Tasmania, -Ten words 2s.; additional word 2d. Queensland and Western Australia. Ten words, 8s,; each additional word Sd.
Roads at Crossover. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian — 8 March 1895
Roads at Crossover. Mr Harris waited upon the Buln Buln Council on Tuesday to protest against the taking of the road agitated for at the pre vious meeting of Mr. Howst, situated at Crossover. It would unnecessarily cut up his land. The Engineer explained the merits of the different rpntes and recommended that the one leading past the 'corner of Harris's block be adopted. It would necessitate the removal of a few fruit trees. .MLr. Harris would agree to that if the road was not opened until July, when he could ren'ove his fruit trees. Mr. Howst complained that Mr. Harris had put him to much unnecessary incon venience, and if he had agreed to what he now sanctions, there need have been none of this trouble. He was quite satisfied with the route now proposed by the engi. neer, providing he could use it at once so as to get his timber on to his land to build his house. Mr. Harris agreed to provide Mr. Howst iwith accomodation for this pur pose and this was deemed satisfactory. Mer. Harr...
The Needs of Jindivick. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian — 8 March 1895
The Needs of Jindivick. Messrs. M'Callum, M'Lesn and Not man waited on the BIuln Buln Shire Council on Tuesday, as a deputation to have improvements made to a road in the locality of Jindivick. Mr. M'Callum said the road through what was Cruickshank's property had been transferred to the shire. It was utterly impossible to use it in winter. In answer to the president Mr. M'Cal. hun said the road was one through the property that was cut up into allotments. It led up to the main Jindivick road. Mr, Notman said some sidecutting and two culverts were wanted. He permitted Messrs. M'Callum and M'Lean to use his land now but he could not do so in winter. 1Mr. M'Callum said even now they had difficulty to get oun. The P'resident said the trouble was the want of funds. Cr. Murray. thought they could call for tenders now aud pay for the work in October. Cr. l'etschack considered the engineer should go and see the road and report upon it. He was agreeable to have the work done now in accordan...
Supposed Incendiarism at South Warragul. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian — 8 March 1895
Supposed Incendiarism at South Warragul. A South Warragul farmer named William Johnson whose property is sitluate at Uull's Swamp, has lost a large stack of hay by fire. It was burnt to the ground on Monday night, and as the fire was beleived to be the work of an incondiary. information was given to the police and on Tuesday afternoon the black trackers were taken out to the spot and endeavoured to find traces of the culprit. In this, however, they were unsuccessful, and on Wednesday morning returned to nDandenong without throwing any light upon the question as to who was the offender.
ALL SORTS. Persevering. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian — 8 March 1895
I ALL". SORTS. PerseverIng. "Misosn" said a ery small boy,"kin I shovel ofR younr snow!" 'Why, the snow's all off my walk." "I don't mean now." '"But I've promised another boy to let him do the work the next time it snows." "I don't mean then either. Every place P.ve beei it was just the same way. You have to get yer application in early if you ,want workthese hard times.: WhatI want to know is, can I shovel off next winter's. oet"-Washington Star... -- -.
A Mean Practical Joke. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian — 8 March 1895
A Mes Practical Jo:e. When Colonel Singleton r-s n candidate for congress from oneof the 1.i:l d stricts of Arkansas be had a rich aper i rce. He soon became the butt of his oppoueets' jokes, and as there were 10 aspirants for the posi tion his life was an exaggerated burden. Once when the sandidates on horseback were going to meet by appointment in ora torical contest Singleton fell behind, deter mining no longer to submit to their rail lery. The party passed out of eight, leav ing the disconsolate candidate to his own reflections. A slight rain had fallen, and when the party crossed a broad, shallow creek one young fellow conceived the idea of a joke. "Suppose," saidhe, "thatwe take off our costs and wait until Singleton comes in sight, when we will put them on, giving to him the impression that the creek'is deep. We'll not say anything to him, and he will think that we want him to plunge into the water." The idea was acted on'. Pretty soon Sin gleton came along. S"That's all righ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian — 8 March 1895
Business Notice. ANNIVERSARY OF A NOTABLE EVENT I I I THE INTRODUCTION TO WARRAG'UL OF alker Bros,' FAMOUS "GASH" SYSTEM. BIIREE years ago we COMM.uFCED B 1usinEss in Warragul, and de termined then that, whether our Trade became extensive or limited, the Price of our Goods would always be made as Low as Possible, and on no account would we depart from the C ASH PrINCIPLEr"; and, owing to the gratify ing and,Liberal amount of support that has been ac corded to us, we have been en abled to Keep the Prices Down to a rational and reasonable basis, and uphold our " Popular Cash System" at the same time. :: PAY AS YOU CO O IS THE TRUE SECRET OF SUCCESS. We are 'often asked: "How can you possibly work your business out of so. Small; a Margin of Profit ? This question is easily answered We Buy for CASH, SWe Sell for CASH, therefore make ngo Bad Debts, have no Clerks or Collectors to Pay, conse quently are in a position to be satisfied with a small percentage of profit. "A Penny Saved is a P...
Lardner Presbyterian Church. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian — 8 March 1895
Lsrdner Presbyterian Church. A very successful concert aird social in celebration of the church anniversary was held in the Mechanics' Institute, Lardner, on Wednesday. There was a very large attendance, the hall Being quite full. The l(ev, . Hall Angus, minister of the church, presided, anud after a few introductory remarks, introduced the various items on the programme, which were as follows:---Sung, "Steering Home," Mr. Chapman; duet, " Convent Bells," Mrs. Angus and Miss Boyd (a visitor from Tasmania); song, "Love's bid sweet song," Miss Showers; song, " They all love Jack," Mr. Hancock ; recitation, "The Newcastlo Apothecary," Mr. D. M'Noil ; sung, " The Holy City," MIr. S. Dolton; song. "The Garonue," Miss Moncnr; song, "Sweet Home," Mrs. Angus ; song, "Listening," Miss LBoyd; song, "Only tired," Miss Showers ; reading, "The Stair Head Battle," 1er. J. H. Angus; song, " The Rlomany Lass," Mr. Chapman; recitation, " Belshazz.tr," Mr. W. B. Gibson; duet, "lMonte Carlo," Messrs. ...
AT WARRAGUL. EXCESSIVE COMMISSION CHARGES. A FARMER PAYS £21 TO OBTAIN A LOAN OF £100. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian — 8 March 1895
AT: WARRAGUL. EXCESSIVE COMMISSION CHARGES. A FARMlER PAYS £21 TO OBTAIN A LOAN OF £100. The first witness called was John Picken, the local shire secre tary and formerly a farmer, who said his experiences in the Warragul district was that farmers were very much handicapped by the burden of their loans. About 90 per cent of the local farmers were borrowers. They paid 7 or 8 per cent. interest. When he was a farmer, about 12 years ago. he paid 7. per cent prices then being much better than now. Rates of interest had not come down in proportion to the prices of produce. The high prices the farmer paid for money was one of the prime causes as to his (the farmer's) non-success at present. The Credit Foncier system would be a good thing. He unhesi tatingly affirmed that the farmer must have cheap money if he was to succeed at all. To the Chairman: One of the principal drawbacks to the borrower at present was that, as a rule, lenders would not lend money for more than five years. The Cred...