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THE Warragul Guardian WITH WHICH IS INCORPORATED The Warragul News. FRIDAY, MARCH 8TH, 1895. Bunyip Railway Accident Report. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian — 8 March 1895
THE - rgaga (ruadi .n. "WITn WHICH Is LICOnroInSTED FRIDAY, IARCH 8rn, 1895. Bunylp'Railway Accident Report. The railway accident which occurred last week at Jefferson's siding; nearBunyip was caused by the points being out of order. -The points are protected by one of Annett's locks, so that when thecontri vance is locked the points are also locked. The engine driver carries a staff to which the key of the lock is attached, and the points can only be opened by this key. This is an excellent safeguard, and like rmany other inventions, may be relied upon on the hypothesis that the. aparatus is maintained in good order. The t?:rver of the goods train that last ran into the siding before the accident occurred locked the points in duty bound, but the depart mental inquiry shows that thie points were out of order, and that this circun stance caused the accident.
THE DAILIES DISTILLED. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian — 8 March 1895
THE DAILIES DISTILLED. Mr. Henry Hogg told the Tariff Board that people were being poisoned with bad spirits sold by hotelkeepers, principally country publicans because the iigh duty on good spirits rendered it im possible for a profit to be made at 6d per nobbler. Mr. H. II. Hayter, C.M.G., is in a very bad state of health. He is confined to hisj.ouseandd his condition is such as to caunse grave anxiety to his mapy friends. A witness told the Tariff Board the higher duties had been productive of slovenliness in the making of Australian, wine. The vignerous were not making such good wine as ten years ago. In a County Conrt case heard on Tues day, a lady stated that one lawyer in formed her that his fee for obtaining a divorce was 1'80. Another legal gentle. .m:an whom she subsequently interviewed :;sated tlhat that his charge was two guineas nett. She placed herself in the hands of the latter, and he got her "d'egree" all right. (Laughter). From which it would appear that the game o...
ALARMING FIRE AT MORWELL. DAMAGE ESTIMATED AT £7,000. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian — 8 March 1895
ALARMING FIRE AT MIORWELL. DAMAGE ESTIMATED AT 27,000. -o---- Fuller details are now to hand with regard to the fire at the Great Morwell coal tuine. It appears that some sparks found their way through openings in the buildings to a place where the brown coal was deposited, and con tinued to smoulder from Friday until a light wind on Saturday morning fanned them into a flame. The result was that in less than an hour the m chinery in the upper portion of the building fell through the floor, com plt,ely wrecking the whole plant. The tot.l damage is estimated to be between £6.ooo and £7,000, and this is only pal tly covered by an insurance in the Coa.mercial Union Insurance Company for £2,000. A new dryer from America wa- expected to arrive in Melbourne this week, and it was hoped that the company| would be in full working order before the winter sets in.
MUNICIPAL CONFERENCE. THE GOVERNMENT SUBSIDY. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian — 8 March 1895
MUNICIPAL CON FERENCE. THE GOVERNMENT SUBSIDY, -0 A conference of representatives of shire councils throughout the colony was held at the town hall on Tuesday to consider the action of the Govern ment in reducing the municipal subsidy from £310,000 to £100,000 per annum. Cr. Gray (Castle Don nington) was voted to the chair. There were about fifty delegates pre sent. The Chairman moved-" That the Treasurer be asked to advance such a sum to the municipalities as will be sufficient to pay off their respective overdrafts, such advance to be made at the rate of three per cent interest, and to be paid off in ten annual in stalments." Cr. Anderson (Ballarat) seconded. Cr. Rlawlings (Lilydale) mosed as an amendment " that a deputation from this conference wait on the Premies and ask him as a question of principle and right to treat the municipalities as the Government have treated the Civil Servants and pay the September 1894 moiety on the basis as fixed by Act of Parliament," Cr. English (...
Hadn't Occurred to Him. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian — 8 March 1895
Hadn't Occurred to lHm. . "Yes" said Cholly indignantly, "I can candidly say that no woman ce;ah thanked Ine for giving her a seat in a hbrse car." "But," said the young woman, "did you ever offer a seat to a lady in a horse car?" And Cholly mused and murmured that that phase of the question had not occurred to him.-Washington Star.
A PRESBYTERIAN DIVINE. AND BROAD-MINDED FREETRADERS. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian — 8 March 1895
A PRESBYTERIAN DIVINE. AND 1BROAD.MINDED FREE TRADERS. o-0- The South Melbourne Presbytery met this week at the Assembly Hall, Collins-treet. The Rev. Mr. Logan, in the absence of the Moderator, pre sided. In the matter of call Irom the congregation of Hamilton, New South Wales, to Rev. Chas. Bell, Clarendon street, commissioners from the latter church were heard. They stated that there was no disposition to stand in the way of Mr. Bell if the charge was to his advantage, but explained that there was a sum of £198 " morally" due to him by the congregation. They added that they did not think that this amount could be made up. Part of it no doubt, .night be. The Rev Mr. Bell said he believed he would get on more pleasantly with the more broad minded freetraders of New South Wales, and had agreed to accept the call. He would, however be very sorry to part with his friends in South Melbourne, and he need hardly say also, to part with his detractors. It was agreed that the call should be...
DECENTRALISATION. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian — 8 March 1895
DECEN TRALISATION. The leaders of the 'world have among the problems which clamor for immediate solution that of ce'ntralisa tion and its cure. Especially has this evi been felt in the Australias, where a city. of. five miles square holds a population equal to that distributed on mi lions of.acres-where the dog does pcso~lathli tail so much as the tail waithe dog-Whia g- isr equired is.u complete Ldeal Gov'rmei cht Act giving the corporate bodies the power to pro cet:d in local matters and so wiping out the roads and bridges legislator and troubling the senate with national questions only. The human body is a sublime object lesson in decentralisa iot:. The body is a community with one governor, the seat of life, and so de::entralised is he that no one kn3ws his location, whether it be in thy- brain, or the heart, or other where. BUt the governor leaves his lieutenants to command their own departments. T . will obeys itself, the feet walk to tb dinner, the hand unfolds the se viette,...
BULN BLUN SHIRE COUNCIL. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian — 8 March 1895
BULN BLUN SHIRE COUCiLt, A meeting of the Buln Bauln ti Council was held on Tuesday, and attended by President Lacey andl or Aikman, Currie, Hogan St, Bookless, Petseback, Wignter , Murray. nt CORRESPONDENCE. From M. Lancaster, Neerim hots stating that she required an approi, provided leading to a new buildi she was erecting near the Ne South railway station, and offednct attend to same if the council alloj her:the sum of £3 and gave her mission to remove some earth froult side of the hill on the main Neeri South road.-The council lroa sanction the removal of the earth, la would incur no expense in having thi filling done. From P. and E. S. Skinner, ,ala BuIn, asking permission to dept timber temporarily on the side of t6 Buln Duln road.-Granted. From J. M. Simpson, manager ban of Australasia, informing the counl that the bank was not disposed t reduce the rate of interest on the ore. draft below 7 per cent. per annouq. Received. From department of Water Supply intiinating that the ...
No Show That Night. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian — 8 March 1895
No Sh~w That Nifht. Albert Itoscius "Boothleigh (just arrived In Barnville)-Why, my little boy, do you throw snowballs so persistently at yonder street sign! Little Boy (continuing to throw)--Pra. ticin fur tonigkt's show.-Chicago Record. " If you can arouse curiosity by an advertisement, it is a point gained. The fair sex don't hold all the curiosity in the world.
LAND SALE AT OUTTRIM [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian — 8 March 1895
LAND SALE AT OUTTRIMI A very successful sale was held by Messrs W. L. Baillien and Co., at their auction'rooms on Tuesday of allot ments in the Outtrim township, South Gippsland, There was a good attend ance of buyers, and the bidding in many cases was very, spirited. The whole of the aolltments, numbering 132, were disposed of and found purchasers at from £2 15s to £97 10s. per lot. Competition for business siteson the main road to Anderson's Inlet was keen and the lots were dis posed of at satisfactory p.ides. : The vendors of the allotments disposed of or Tuesday are well satisfied with sale, the total amount taken being. £1,806 lOs.
A GENERAL AGENT AT LAST. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian — 8 March 1895
A GENERAL AGENT AT LAST. At the meeting of the Cabinet this week the Minister of Agriculture intends asking his colleagues to con sider the question of appointing an experienced general agent for Victoria in London, who will report on the condition in which shipments of butter, fruit, poultry, rabbits, &c., arrive, the manner in which the sales are con ducted, the opinion of the brokers and traders as to how the trade can be expanded, and generally to watch the interests of the producers here and to push the trade both in Great Britain and on the Continent. Mr. Taverner has been contemplating this action for some time past, but the cable message which appeared on Friday stating that " the Canadian Ministry iutends to appoint Government agents to sell the butter in the British markets" convinced him of the necessity of prompt action.
THE BANKING COMMISSION. VISIT TO DROUIN AND WARRAGUL. EVIDENCE BY FARMERS AND OTHERS. COMPLAINTS OF HIGH INTEREST. CHEAP MONEY WANTED. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian — 8 March 1895
THE BANKING COMMISSION. VISIT TO DROUIN AND .WARRAGUL . o EVIDENCE BY FARMERS AND OTHERS. * -0-----' COMPLAINTS OF HIGH: INTEREST. -- CHEAP MONEY WANTED. The Banking Commission. visited Drouin and Warragul on Tuesday and took evidence at both places. The members present were-Messrs. J. Winter (chairman), T. Kennedy and J. Hume Cook, Ms.L.A., and accom panying 'them were Messrs. F. C. Mason and G. J. Turner, Ms.L.A. for South and West Gippsland respec tively. The Commissioners left Melbourne by the morning train and sat at Drounin immediatly after arrival. The president of the Shire council (Cr. W. A. Lacey) said he was a farmer of about 12 years' experience in the locality. As far as he knew the farmers were in a very bad posi tion throughoet the district. He knew of nothing in connection with the industry that at present made it a desirable occupation. If the farmers did not do all the general work them selves, they would. not make a. crust out of their-holdings. Prices had come do...
CRICKET. WARRAGUL v. DROUIN. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian — 8 March 1895
CRICKET. WARRAGUL v. DIROUIX. -o-- The local team play the third match this season against the A. Division of the Drouin C.C. Both of the former matches have resulted in victories for the local team but this time the " personal" Of the latter team will be greatly altered so that there is a vein of uncertainty about the result. The Warragul team are requested to meet on the ground at half past two on Saturday next. The great international match between england and Australia ended on Wed 'lesday in a victory for the Englishmen, by six wickets. Brown alone made 140 and Ward 93. Congratulations were showered upon the victors, who well deserved iheir sccess, which may be attributed as much as anything to Richardson's manifiecent bowling in Australia's second inninins. During the five days on' which the boatch was played 63,642 persons paid for aimission, and £4003, a record Australian gate, was taken. The second reading of the station list at the Wesleyan Conference boeing held at Hobart...
One Was Enough. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian — 8 March 1895
One Wns Enoush. "You love my daughter?" said the old .man... .. . "Love her?" he exclaimed, passionately, "why, I could die for herl For one soft glance from those sweet eyes I would hurl myself from yonder cliff and perish, ableed ing, bruised mnss,.upon the rocks 200 feet below!" The old man shook his head. "I am something of a liar myself," he said, "and one is.enough for a small family like riine.--Tt-Bit -
POSTAL INFORMATION. ENGLISH MAILS CLOSE AT GENERAL POST-OFFICE. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian — 8 March 1895
POSTAL INFORMATION. EN.GLISH MAILS CLOSE AT GENERWAL P?ST-OFFICE. Parcles, 4.30 p.m. the day before steamer leaves. Itegisteredletters, 11.30. a.m. the day mail leaves. Ordinary letters; packets andnewspapers 4 p.m. day mail leaves. Intercolonial, British and foreign Parcles Post.-Limit of weight, 11 lbs. Postage-United Kin;liim, 2lbs or under, is. 6d.; each additional1 Ili or under, 9d. India, 1 lb. or under, is.; each additional 1 lb., Is. Parcles are also forwarded, via London to every,colony'and country to which the United Kingdonrsesids.iarcqls. Rates and particulars c~b 'e .obtaini iat any post tic. GENERA. Postal Rates.-Inland.-Letters.-Every ounce, 2d.; urgent letters, ed. additional. Intercolonial.-Letters.-Everyhalfounce or under, 2d. }Packets.--Every 2oz. or under, ld. Books and magazines.-Every 4 oz.'or under, 2d, Newspapers, id. I Packets to New South Wales and Queensland, containing articles of any value, must be paid letter rate. * Inland Parcel Post.-Limit;+7,lbs, ?l...
Valuable. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian — 8 March 1895
Valuablae Auctioneer-This book, gentlemen, is es pecially valunble, as it contains marginal otes hi the handwriting oL Alexander von Humboldt. A hundred marks offered. Go ing!--going!-gonel. It is yours, sir. (The autograpbmugrginal note by the re gowned scholar was s follows, "This book is not worth the paper it is printed on.") Hunmdor-Bacillen. .
With the Natives. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian — 8 March 1895
With the Natives. ' Tho members of the local branch of the A.N.A. held a successful Ladies Night in the Public.hall on Tuesday evening. The decorative preparations were exceptionally elaborate, and comprised a -vealh of evergreens and bunting, with rows of smaller flags suspended across .thle rooum, The siage, in particular, was very effectively set off, and in its drawing. reoom aspect presented a very pretty appearance. Giipsy and other miniature tables were placed about the hall, and around these the company located them selves in parties of halt-a-dozen or thereabouts. There was a very large gathering uresent, and they were enter tained with vocal and instrumental music and recitals. Among the musicians who kindly assisted were Miss Bolton, Mrs. Ogden, Miss Hansen, Mr. Howell, Mr. Miles and Mr. Wood, whilst Miss Dacbmb gave a recitation, Mr. Morrison a per. formance with Indian clubs, and Mr. Hluns Cook, M.L.A., a recitation from' one of the funny authors. Mr. Cook is a. member ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian — 8 March 1895
Business Notices. SCHWEITZER'S "THE ANTI-DYSPEPTIC COCOA." HAY, CORN & SEED DEPOT. T. T. COLQUHOUN, Seed, Grain & Chaff Merchant SAie A. P. MYERS & CO.) Napier-street, Warragul. Flower and Vegetable Seeds n Great Variety. c- Horse Feed, Fowls' Feed, Grass Seed, Potatoes, &c. BONE DUST- -BONE DUST, - All at the Lowest Possible Prices. - MRS. J. ROSS, - Queen Street, Warragul - HAS a Large and Varied Collection of STATIONERY, CHILDRENS' TOYS, SCHOOL REQUISITES, Such as Bootk, Slates, Bags, Ac., HAIIERDASIIERY, Cottons, Wools and - Crewel Silks. Tuhe Oil Paints, and the beautiful Enamel Paints. Fancy Goods-large variety. CONFECTIONERY. Agent for Singer's Sewing Machine and Requisites. Also Fruit and Vegetables in Season. CHIIISTMAS and NEW YEAR CARDS and TOYS in Great Variety. Postage Stamps for Sale. MILK! MILK! MILK! TO 'NHOM IT DOES CONCERN Fresh milk Delivered daily 2 QUARTS FOR 3D. CASH ONLY Direct from "Carrington" Farm. U5S Less MEAT, L,.E o. MILK...
RAILWAY TIME-TABLE. WARRAGUL TO MELBOURNE. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian — 8 March 1895
REAILWAY TIME-TABLE. WARRAOUL TO MELBOURNE. Dep. a.m. p.m. p:m. Warragul .. 11.9 4.33' 55 Droam . .. 11.21 4.50 8.10 Longwarry .. 11.31 5.5 8.25 i Junyip 11.8 "5;16 '8. 82 Oidrlield . 11.45 1'5.23 8.39 'inioig> . 11.52 5.50 8.46 bi Nar-n oon .. 12.0 5.40 8.54 th aken!im .. 2.9 5.52 9.4 1leaconnfield .. 12.235 G.14 9.20 Beirwk . 12.80 6.18 .23 l DOadenung .. 12.53 0.50 9.52 Oakleigh (a) .. 1.16 7.19 - Oakleigh (d) .. 1.21 7.23 10.16 Melbourne . 1.45 j 7.52 10.40 o METIHOURN.E O WARRAGUL. th Dep. a.m a.m p.m V Melbourne .. 7.50 11.50 4.30 Oakleigh .. 8.22 12.30 j5.2 Dandenong .. 8.46 1.15 5.28 1erwick .. 9.10 1.42 5.52 Beaconsfield .. 9.13 1.46 5.56 Pakenham .. 9.31 2.7 6.14 Sar-nar-goon .. 9.44 2.18 6.24 Tynong .. 9.52 2.28 6.32 A (;arfield .. 9.58 2.35 6.39 uunyip .. 10.4 2.49 6.48 9 Logwarry .. 10.10 3.1 6.55 Drouin .. 10.23 321 7.10 Warragul . 10.18 3.37 7.25 WAi1RAGSL T TTRARALGON. to Departure. n.m p.m p.m Warragul .. 11.8 5.45 7.50 Illoomfield .. 11.15 5.52 7.55 Darnum ..! 1...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian — 8 March 1895
Public Noticeso. JAAME DASKEIN, L censedJUeyor ,Architect and Valuator. 30 Years' Municipal Experience. HAMER'S LABOR ACENCY. -o 159 LONSDALE STREET MELBOURNE. F ARMERS. DAIRYMEN. and other -Employers of LABOR Can be Supplied with First-class Ser vants-No Charge-No Delay-by making their requirements known tome. Immediate attcntion given. -0-- [CARD.] HAMER & CHESTER, General Commission AND Farmers' Agents, 159 LONSDALE STREET MELBOURNE. Bone Dust. Bone Dust. J. COCKBILL, Bone Dust Manufacturer, B EGS to ilform his numerous friends and customers that lie has reduced the price of his superior Bone Dust to £5 per ton. " Delivered at Railway Station. or on the Wharf, Melbourne. GEUAIIANTEED GENUINE. OBDERS PROMPTLY DISPATCHED. 407 Post-office Place West, Three doors from Queen-street, MELBOURNE. To be obtained through Messrs Birtchnell, Barridge and Porter, Local. Ausess. THE UNWISE MERCHANT. One day when business ran down low Deep gloom sat onamierchant -brow And dark as midnig...