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THINGS WORTH KNOWING. [Newspaper Article] — Healesville and Yarra Glen Guardian — 24 August 1900
THINGS WORTH KNOWING. -o Wall paper having apparent value of £82,000, but in reality worth nothing, decorates the study of a New York business man. It is composed of thou sands of 6 per cent. bonds, engraved and printed at a cost of £500 for a company which, failing to attract in vestors, died before it could be floated. An American railway official in a recent lecture stated that it cost his company each year about £200 for pins, £1000 for india rubber hands, £1000 for ink, £1400 for lead pencils, also that it costs nearly as much for stationery to carry on the business as for iron. In Belgium all automobile vehicles must carry, both in front and behind, a number large eiiough to be seen at a distance, and after sunset each number must he lighted by a lamp. Automo biles and bicycles must be provided with a brake. All self-propelled car ringes must also bear the regulation number of the city and the owner's name and address. Rubber tyred car riages must carry bells.
THE HOTTEST SPOT ON EARTH. [Newspaper Article] — Healesville and Yarra Glen Guardian — 24 August 1900
THIE HOTTEST SPOT ON EARTHll. The hottest region on the earth is on P the south-western coast of Persia, a where Persia borders the gulf of the d same name. For forty consecutive c day in the months of July and August i the thermometer has been known not 1 to fall lower than 100 degrees night or t day, and to often run up as high as 128 degrees in the afternoon. At Bahrin, in the centre of the torrid part of the toriid belt, as though it were Nature's intention to make the region as unbeareable as possible, no water can he obtained from digging wells 100, 200, or even 500 feet deep, yet a comparatively numerous popula tion contrive to live there, thanks to copious springs which break forth from the bottom of the gulf, niore than a mile from shore. The water from these springs is obtaitied by divers, who dive to the bottom and fill goatskin bags with the cooling liquid, and sell it for a living. The source of these sub marine fountains is thought to be in the green hill of Osman, som...
HEALESVILLE POST & TELEGRAPH OFFICE. [Newspaper Article] — Healesville and Yarra Glen Guardian — 24 August 1900
HEALESVILLE POST& T TELE GRAPH OFFICE. Post office open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Telegraph office open from 8.30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Post office savings bank open from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 12 noon. Mails close for Melbourne 10.30 a.m. and and Daily. Intermediate 7.15 p.m. Marysville and 9.30 a.m. Daily. Narbethong J Mails arrive from Melbourne, &c., 9.40 a.m., 2.40 p.m., and 7.30 p.m. Daily. iMarysville and 7 p.m. Daily. Narbethong
BUSINESS DIRECTORY. [Newspaper Article] — Healesville and Yarra Glen Guardian — 24 August 1900
BUSINESS DIRECTORY. Grocers-? T. Tevlin, Nicholson-st. Mrs. Munro, Nicholson st. B. Morey and Co., Lilydale. Drapers Mrs. Munro, Nicholson-st. J. M. Sumner, Nicholson-st. B. Morey and Co., Lilydale. Bakery Mrs. Roberts, Nicholson-st. Bootmaker W. J. Harley, Nicholson-st. Ironmonger H. R. Thomas, Nicholson-st. .Stationery G. S. Matthews, Nicholson-st. Hotels Thos. Boone, Healesville Hotel, Nicholson-st. J. Irvine, Yarra Flats Hotel, Yarra Glen. Produce Store Mitchell & Hurlstone, Nicholson-st. Dentistry-- G. E, Carter, Collins-st., Melbourne. I. J. Marks, 4 Collins-st., Melbourne.
PLACES OF NOTE. [Newspaper Article] — Healesville and Yarra Glen Guardian — 24 August 1900
PLkCES OF NOTE. Places of interest to visit in the dis trict, and how far situated : Place Distance. Miles. Marysville ... ... 23 Narbethong ... ... 14 Fernshaw ... ... 7 Mallinson's Look-out ... 7 Mallinson's Gully ... 10 Condon's Gully ... ... 4 Meyers Creek and Falls... 5 Mathinna Falls ... ... 7 Badger River ... ... 4 Blacks Spur & Etta's Glen 10 Coranderrk Blacks Station 3 Mt. Riddell ... ... 2 Gracehurn Creek... ... Graceburn Weir ... ... 4 Watts River ... ... ¼ Watts Weir ... ... 5 Mt. Juliet (top) . ..... 10
BUXTON. [Newspaper Article] — Healesville and Yarra Glen Guardian — 24 August 1900
BUXTON. A postal townshlip on the Achernn river, 66 miles east of Melbourne, and 7 miles from Marysville. It has a large lhotel, store, and state school. The district is pastoral and agricultural, with several good farms. A cross-country postal ser vice is maintained with -Marysville and. Alexandra hy way of Buxton tri-weekly. Populati:iu 50:
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Healesville and Yarra Glen Guardian — 24 August 1900
GAZETTE NOTICES. The following notices appeared in last week's GAZETTE : Application for lease approved Fredk. S. H. Tipping, parish Grace dale, 18a. Ir. 28p. Leases-Transfers registered at the Office of Titles-Kate Hooper (nee Ross) to Thomas Webb, Taggerty, parish Taggerty, allot. 2, 3, 17, sec. 3, 2, 319a. 3r. 30p. Thomas Higgins to Henry Robb, Thornton, parish Thorn ton, allot. 8, section C, 71a. 2r. ip. Application for grant approved Wm. Taylor, .40a. 2r. 14p., parish Gracedale. Hops-Return showing the number of growers of hops and the produce obtained during the seasons 1899-1900 and 1898-9. Healesville: No. of growers, 2; area, 17 acres; produce, 91 cwt. Application for licences approved Wm. T. Jefferson, Launching Place, 53 acres, parish Gracedale. Annie Ross, Healesville, 13 acres, parish Gracedale. Licences and leases under the Land Acts 1869, 1884, 1890, and 1891 re voked or declared void : John C. ?Wild man, sec. 65, parish Warburton, 6a. Areas of land increased and di m...
RAILWAY TIME TABLE. Healesville to Melbourne. [Newspaper Article] — Healesville and Yarra Glen Guardian — 24 August 1900
RAILWAY TIME TABLE. Healesville to Melbourne. [Iealesville, dep., 7.25 a.m., 10.55 a.m., and 7.50 p.m. Melbourne, arr., 9.12 a.mn., 1.15 p.m.,. and 10.3 p.m. Melbourne to Ilealesville. Melbourne, dcp., 7.37 a.m., 12.15 p.m., and 5.12 p.m. Healesville, arr., 9.45 a.n., 2.30 p.m., and 7.19 p.m. Fares :-Single : First class, 6s. 6d.: second class, 4s. 40. Ietnrn : First class, 9s. 9d.; second :lass. Gs. 6d. Special Friday Night to ?,tonday Fares (Healesville to Melbonrne)-First return, 7s. 4,1.; second return, 4s. lid.
FOOTBALL. [Newspaper Article] — Healesville and Yarra Glen Guardian — 24 August 1900
FOOTBALL. To-morrow, the Healesville foot hallers journey to Lilydale to engage the local team in a match for the Henry trophy. The following have been chosen to represent Healesville : Cummings (2), P. Evans, J. Kerrigan, Wandin, Harrison, Burnside, Moffat, M'Sweeney, Becker, Bull, Smith, Garlick, Dudley, Wilson, Atkinson, Gibbs, and Sloss. Emergencies: Web ster, Hetherton, Holl, and Boone. Other players: Macrae, Laing, Kerri gan, M'Callum, Russell, M'Guinness, Evans, and Shaw. Any players unable to make the journey to Lilydale are requested to inform the secretary with out delay. Drags leave the post-office at 12.30 sharp. The Lilydale team will be chosen from - Morton (3), Johnson (2), Dornam, Rigaldi, Evans, Harris, Hut chinson, Heath, Dennehy, Logan, Oliver, Fuller,. Ware, Thompson, Allan, Keenan, Sebire (2), Andrews, Supple, Hooper, Mitchell, Bevis, Crisp, and Jones, A team of footballers from Latham's Brewery will visit Healesville next Wednesday, to play the local club. A me...
WALKER'S, or CHESVERVILLE. [Newspaper Article] — Healesville and Yarra Glen Guardian — 24 August 1900
WALKER'S, or CHESVERVILLE. On the Yarra Track, a new mining field, about 15 miles east from Mlarysville: The famous Golden Secret Mine, found an(' prospected by Messrs. Chester and Lock, is located here. Daily coach from Heales ville to Marysville, thence Cobb's coach on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday to Walker's. Population, about 150.
WARBURTON RAILWAY EXTENSION. [Newspaper Article] — Healesville and Yarra Glen Guardian — 24 August 1900
WARDBRTON RAILWAY EXTENSION. A public nimeting, in pursuance of advertisement, was held at ' Beechton,' the residence of Mr. L. C. Iilditch, Reefton-road, Yarra Valley, on Satur day, 11th inst. On the umotion of Mr. Starling, seconded by Mr Hilditch, Or. A. G. Buller was unauitousiy ap pointed chairman. Mr. W. lM'Leod moved that Mr. D. Braham be reappointed secretary, se conded by Mr. E. Gaskell.-CarriPd. Mr. Braham moved the first reuolu tion, which was seconded by Mr. Hil ditch, and carried unanimously: That this meeting is of opinion that the necessitiesof selectors, miners, splitters and other resedents of the Upper Yarra above Big Pat's Creek, and of the Noogee,Woods point, and Matlock districts; and also the development of extensive timber, mining, dairying and otherimportant industries, are dependant on the facilities that nmay be af forded for timber and goods traffic at the terminal point of the railway now in course of construction in the valley of the Upper Yarra, and tha...
PERTINENT PARS. [Newspaper Article] — Healesville and Yarra Glen Guardian — 24 August 1900
PERTINENT PARS. [BY HAWK-EYE.] " A snapper-up of unconsidered trifles.:' The establishment of a lake and gardens in Healesville, as suggested by Mr. Crowley, when addressing the ratepayers in Daly's Hall last week, would certainly mean a big thing for this town if such were brought to pass, but I have heard mention made of this so frequently that one is some what dubious whether or not to treat it as a joke. Anyone, possessed of the ordinary gift of mental accumen, must have long since observed that this place is handicapped by the fact that its citizens will not interest themselves towards improving the natural and beautiful surroundings which we al ready enjoy, and unless we can get some energetic gentlemen to move in this matter in some definite way, I am afraid that Healesville's progress will assuredly become dwarfed in .the very near unseen. Not so very long since, I was one of a party who were discussing the adaptedness of .Hleales ville as a site for a park and gardens,. wit...
A SUDDEN AWAKENING. A LADY'S EXTRAORDINARY EXPERIENCE. [Newspaper Article] — Healesville and Yarra Glen Guardian — 24 August 1900
A SUIDDJEN AWAKENING. -0 A LADY'S EXTRAORDINARY EXPERIENCE. Mrs. Goldsworthy, wife of the late Mr. R. M. Goldsworthy, an engine driver well-known in Stawell for 28 years, thus recounts an extraordinary experience. Our reporter called on Mrs. Golds worthy at hercomnfortable home in Skene street, Stawell, where she lives with her family of seven sons and six daughters, all of whom are well-known and highly respected. " One night," said she, " I had an extraordinary experience. I retired to bed at the usual time, but woke suddenly with burning pains shooting up and down -.y left leg and hip. The pains continued despite all remedies, and at last grew so had that I could not walk accross the road without assistance. A doctor told me I was sutfering from acute sciatica, but liniments atnd patent medicines proved useless. So I went on suffering till a friend induced me to try Dr. Williams' pink pills. After taking them for some little time I felt a tingling in my-leg and hip. Then the pain...
"PUNCH" PICKINGS. [Newspaper Article] — Healesville and Yarra Glen Guardian — 24 August 1900
"PUNCH " PICKINGS. -0 On the day the news of the death of Prince Alfred was received in Mel bourne many of the business firms in Collins-street put their fronts in morn ing by hanging folds of crape about their windows. This seems to have preyed upon the mind of one unsympa thetic individual, for, coming face to face with a large black man near the Stock Exchange, he glared at him for a moment and gasped : 'Great Scot ! are you in mourning, too V The gentle man of color resented the remark, asmd his left fist came suddenly into collision with the nose of the would be humorist, with the result that the latter was im mediately converted into an unwilling mourner, too, and his eyes still wear the livery of woe. An advocate of woman's rights carrying a petition in favor of the suff rage, called upon Mrs. Maloney for her signature. ' And what wud I be doing with thim rights ' said Mrs. Maloney. 'Sure I have been through the marriage rites, and I have my lines to show that same.' 'You don...
The Guardian. PUBLISHED FRIDAY MORNINGS. FRIDAY, AUGUST 24, 1900. GENERAL NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — Healesville and Yarra Glen Guardian — 24 August 1900
PUBLISIIED FRIDAY MORNINGS. FRIDA Y, AUGUST 24, 1000. GENERAL NEWS. The ordinary monthly meeting of the Healesville Shire Council will be held in the Council Chamber on Mon day. Teriders are returnable for seve ral works, and the ,ewly-elected coun cillors will take their seats at the table. In accordance with the Local Govern ment Act, a special meeting of the council will be held at 10 o'clock in the forenoon for the purpose of electing a president for the ensuing 12 months. On Thursday evening next, in the Me chanics' Institute, aprizeconcert will be given in aid of the funds of the proposed new public hall. A good musical pro gramme will be rendered, and as the pricq of admission is qonly sixpence, which carries a chance of a prize (six beinggiven) thereshould be a good atten dance, and the funds of the newhall re ceive a decided benefit. Mr. Win. Knox, N4.L.C., has issued invitations to the mayors and presi dents of the municipalities of Victoria and the municipal cauncillors w...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Healesville and Yarra Glen Guardian — 24 August 1900
FRUIT TREES ! FRUIT '.TREES! W FRUIT TREES. All Trees Well Grown and True to Name. Obtained from best Victorian Nurseries, and passed as CLEAN by Government Inspector, QBLER EA1LY AND SECURE TEE BEST. Catalogues free on application to Messrs. Mitchell & Hurlstone, ---- HEALESVILLE. W, W. STORY, M2/anager, THE HEAIJESVILLE DRAPERY, MILLINERY, AND CLOTHINQ ESTABLISHME?T, NICHOLSON STREET, F. M. 8 MR Hu . Splendid Ready lade Mlen's Tweed Suits, from 16s. Oil. Youths' .Tweed Suits, from 1ls. 6d. " Boys' Knicker Suits, from-3s. l1d Galatea Suits, from .2s. 11d. A Splendid Assqrtment OF SPRING & SUMMER GO.ODSI Also, LADIES' and CHILDREN'S MILLINERY! Of the T.atest Fashions. Mourning - Millinery, grape, &c. ALL DESCRIPTIONS OF Drapery, Underclothing, Hosiery. Haberdashery, and Fancy Goods. Also, MEN'S and BOYS' CLOTHING! AT LOWEST CASH PRICES. SUITS TO MEASURE from £2 2s. TROUSERS, from lls. 6d, in Latest .Fashions, by first class 4 elbourne Tailor. Goods obtained f...
The Healesville Shire Directory [Newspaper Article] — Healesville and Yarra Glen Guardian — 24 August 1900
The ,lealesville Shire Directory -0 Counties-Anglesey and Evelyn. Paridhes-Buxton. Glenwatts, Monda, Narbethong, Stevensons, and part of Gracedale and Granton. Province-South-Eastern. Members of Council-l-Ions Jas. Balfour, Wmll. Knox, Land J. C. Campbell. Electoral Disirict-Evelyn. Divinion IIealesville. Member of Assembly--E. II. Cameron. Electoral District-Anglesey. Division -Marysville. IMember of Assembly-- M. K. M'Kenzie.
HEALESVILLE WATER TRUST. [Newspaper Article] — Healesville and Yarra Glen Guardian — 24 August 1900
HEALESVILLE WATER TRUST. Constituted 10th January, 1890. Com prising portion of Healesville shire, em bracing an area of about 2750 acres. For supplying Ilealeaville township and ptrt of the parish of Gracedale. Water rate on tenements....s., in the poundl, otsetl on iii?iiiicipal valuation ; niniiumn, 20s. Va ciant lots, 0 I. in the pound ; mitiisnun, 10s. If by lmeasure, 9d. per 1000 gallons. l'opuration supplied, 700. Commnissioners-All the members of the shire Council. G. S. Matthews, chairman. E. II. Cameron, M.L.A., Governmient nominee. Secretary, collector, and works superin tendent-C. 11. Alexander. Treasurer-J. Cornish.