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OUR LETTER BOX. [We distinctly wish it to be understood that we do not necessarily uphold the views expressed by correspondents under this heading.] WARRAGUL DISTRICT HOSPITAL. TO THE EDITOR [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian — 26 March 1895
OUR LETTER BOX.. [We distinctly wish it to be understood that we do not necessarily uphold the views expressedby correspondents under this heading.1 WARRAGUL DISTBICT IIOS PITAL. TO THE EDITOR 81n,-I understand that the Warra gul Hospital Committee is about to make a strenuous effort to pay off the balance of the liability, and open the institution, by inaugurating concerts, balls, and such-like amusements. Now, whilst agreeing with the committee in their laudable endeavor to do this good thing, I think the first step should take the form of getting guaranteed annual subscribers, so as to have some foundation to go upon if the institution is to be opened, as it is absurd to think that the Hospital can be kept up by the proceeds of amuse ments alone. It is no doubt owing to the proceeds of entertainments that the building was erected, and, in the future there is no doubt that the same source of revenue will be called into play, but this perpetual drain will in time dry up the fountai...
THE Warragul Guardian WITH WHICH IS INCORPORATED The Warragul News. TUESDAY, MARCH 26TH, 1895. A Heavy Bullock. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian — 26 March 1895
TP~C THE Wariiagat Ouaudian WITH WHICH IS ICOIPORATED TUESDAY, MARCH 26T, 1815. t A Heavy Bullock. The live weight of a bullock is evi dentlydifficult to guess. In the competi tion at the agricultural show at Buln Baln for a prize offered for the nearest t guess to the weight of a bullock, provided for the purpose by Mr. R. Armstrong, some of the compnetitors were wofully wide of thebo mark. Even experts butchers and breeders-were astoundingly out of their reckoning-some of them as much as S00lbs. or 400lbs. The general idea of men experienced in cattle was that the weight of the animal would be t about 1,500lbs. It will therefore be understood tnat when the competition was declared closed and the exact weight of the bullock was pronounced to be 1891lbs., a spirit of incredulity began to manifest itself, and some openly asserted that a mistake must have been made in 1 the weighing. As it happened, Mr. G. W. Anderson-President of the Shire superintended the weighing, and he was absol...
LOVE LETTER OF NAPOLEON. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian — 26 March 1895
LOVE LETTER OF NAPOLEON. -4--- A love letter from- Napoleon I. has lately been discovered on the person of a poor woman who died recently at Porto Alegre. Her name was Bon. champs, and she was one hundred and one years of age. Fifteen years ago a kind family took her from Rio de Janeiro, where she then was, and ever since provided for her most necessary wants. She never was heared to speak of her past life, but when she died, a little bag which she always carried round her neck was opened, and in it was found the following letter:-" Good-bye, Amelia I Who knows, perhaps for ever. You have seen me but once in the midst of my tuin, when my army was sleeping the eternal sleep of death in the frozen fields pf pssja. Yoif had pity on my misfortunes, and gave me forgetfulness in a moment of love, seocrifcing your own happiness to lessen my despair. If I can succeed in saving the throne I will remember that you once had pity for the vanquished Cesar. A kiss on yourhead, and farewell (1892)...
RECEIPT AND PAY OFFICE. WARRAGUL. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian — 26 March 1895
RECEIPT AND PAY OFFICE. WARRAGUL. -o- - LICENSES. J. Cowan J. G. Horsley H. A. Calvert W. Hewitt 21. J. Hucheson C. Holder A Huntcheson..__ J. Holder M3A..Miapleson T.3M Johnsonsi W; Rose R. Johnson E. S. Spencer J. Keqgh J. S. Spencer W. Kelly A. Wright E. G. Kirkland: W. H. Colliis: J. Kelly S. Chandler W. L. Kneale A. C, Don P. S. Laver H. Fish J: Larkin T. Gapes L. Larkin Thorpdale South F. R. Lempriere Creamery C. Muchleisen E. Weeks - J. R. Munro H. Mulcare P. F. S. Musgrave G. Napier S. Morgan H. W. Boulton D. Murdie W. H. Gardiner- J. Menneer W: Beilby R. Moore A. C. Groom W. G. M3Gown F. A. Foxall C. J. M1Murdioe W.G. Tong H. Neill S. Laver F. Newbury J. M. Atkinson C. M'Kenzie S. Adkins F. Nicol C. Adkins A. J. Nicholson R. A. Anderson W. O'Neill, J. Ashby M. O'Eeill A. Butterworth R. O'Neill G. Boarke J. H. Potter F. W. Bowman H. Price C. L. Bower T. Pilkin ton J. T. Bransgrove T. C. Parker D. B. Boyd J. E. Rolls J. A. Boyd W. Ritchie J. Cohen W. Rowley T. Carter J. Sloan...
TRAFALGAR. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian — 26 March 1895
_TRAFALCAR. (BY OUR CORRESPONDENT.) The late rains,hakedone a consider able amount of gbod, and as the last day; or two have been fine, quite a spring is noticeable in the grass, and the country is looking green. Miss Bilson, sister of our local atore keeper and of Cr. Bilson, of Yarragon, .died ''t 7Flynn's Creek on Tuesday last, at the age of 28 years. She has been ill for - some time, and her death has been expected for - weeks past. The funeral took place in the Trafalgar Cemetery'on Thursday, the Rev, H. S. Heath officiating at the grave.
THE SALE OF CARBINE. ARRANGEMENTS FOR THE VOYAGE. NO EXPENSE TO BE SPARED. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian — 26 March 1895
THE SALE OF CARBINE. ARRANGEMENTS FOR THE VOYAGE. NO EXPENSE TO BE SPARED. Ernest A. Day, a nephew of John Day and the famous William Day, arrived by the Orizaba on Thursday, commissioned by the Duke of Portland to take Carbine to England. Mr. Day, who served his time with the well-known trainer, Mr. Matthew Dawson, has had a good deal of experience in the carriage of valuable stock by water, having taken Foxtail to North America and Bismarck to South America from England, and bringing back Ormonde from Buones Ayres to England, while a few months ago he took and large and valuable consignment of horses from England to Afghanistan. He has been in this part of the world before, having brought out several brood mares from England to the New Zealand Stul Company, in whose employ he was for some 18 months, and during that time, curiously enough, Carbine was foaled. Though he does not possess a veterinary surgeon's certificate, Mr. Day is, from his'-experienee, specially qualified to look...
AN ITALIAN IDEA OF COOLGARDIE. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian — 26 March 1895
AN ITALIAN IDEA OF COOLGARDIE. ---- " La Nazione," published at Flo rence, Italy, contains a marvellous account of Coolgardio in its issue of Oth January, under the heading ** An Enormous Treasure in Australia," of which the following is a translation "The gold fever is increasing every day in intensity in Australia, too. A ceyain Dunn has discovered a very rich pRipe at Goolgardie which he has called T' e W.Yalth of Nations.' In a few days .o has extracted £700,000 worth of pure fgold, nd itle estpctign is increasing every day. . opecia) detachment of police has beeni sent from Adelaide to Coolgardie to protest this Thousand and One Night treasure. 4 Breton, from Rheims, has disccvered si pruifsr.pus deposit of incalculable richues$: go p.ri Iiis mates have refused i0 sell te d3890 uqu sa feet of the mie to a syqdicnite thiclh offered £1000 for every inch, in a11 neasly' 1 millions. The explorers. however, suffer hardships superior to huanri strength; for one that succeeds hundreds...
A Fishing Incident. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian — 26 March 1895
A Fishing Incident. A singular circumstance was noted last week by a Carlton resident. WVhilst drawing water from a half-inch Yan Yean tap the skeleton tail of a small black fish was forced out. It has been not un usual for large insects to be forced through the water pipes. but this is the first time the blackfish of Preston reservoir have made their appearance under this pressure. This should be another lesson to people who are addicted to drinking water direct from the tap, for it might be rather inconvenient to get the baekbone of a fish fastened in the throat.
Snake-bite at Willowgrove. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian — 26 March 1895
Snake-bite at Willowgrove. A case ofsnake-bite occurred at Willow grove on Thursday week, Mr. Copeland being bitten between the first and second finger by a brown snake. He was in the act of picking up some dried leaves, when the reptile, which was lying half out of a crab hole. fastened on to his band. After he had despatched the snake, Mr. Cope land obtained the assistance of his daughter, and after tying ligatures round the wrist and arm, he cut the affected part out with a razor. The sufferer had a rather had time ot it some hours after wards, but owing no doubt to the speedi ness with which he cut out the part and applied the ligatures, he was soon out of danger, and he is now fortunately none the worse for his adventure.
Minister of Railways. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian — 26 March 1895
Minister of Railways. The latest arrangements of the Minister of Railways to inspect the route of the Warragul to Leongatha Railway to hand last evening.-The partyleave Leon gatba at 8 o'clock on Thursday, drive to Funnell's, meet Greachville contingent there, with horses, and ride to Sea View, expecting vehicles there. It is reported that Mr. Taverner will shortly send twenty.four of the unem ployed to Tanjil to do pick and shovel work to prevent flooding of reclaimed land on tihe Tanjil River. Some interesting matter will ,bo found on the front page. The arrangements for the Ministcrial inspection of the Warragul to Leongatha railway route remain as described in our last issue. The party will leave Lean. gatha early on the morning of Friday next and reach Warragul late in the afternoon. The conference representing the fourth, fifth and sixth class shires-convened by the Shire of Warragul-will be held in Melbourne to-morrow . to discuss the subsidy question. The traffic on the Necr...
Receipt and Pay. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian — 26 March 1895
Receipt and Pay. The following accounts are lying at the Receipt and Pay 'Oice, Warragul : J. T, Allinson, R. A. Anderson, B. Burns, P. Bellingham, J. Crawley, F. A. Carlsson (2), A. Cain, J. Clarke. F. E. Dawon,. J. nrcey. H. E. Farrall, C. Fincher, E. Frost, It. Gregg, G. Hodges, J. Halvey, J. Jeffers and Co., J. F. Joyce, D. Jones, RI. Jolly, T. Kelleher, P. Kinnane, Leggo Bros., C. Leach, T. J Lonergan, M. Mackenzie, N. O. McGuirk, T. M'Low, P. J.McNamara, D. J. Mahony, L. Millar, A. M'Kenzie, J. E. McMahon, W. Manton, E. Moore, J. J. O'Neill, W. O'Neill, L. Paul, F. Palmer, R. Paterson, A. Radovick, WV. J. Roberts, J. Scott, H. H. Williams, J. W. Williams, Yarragon Mechanics,
A Thief at the Cupboard. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian — 26 March 1895
A Thief lt tae Cupboard. On Sunday after o4p about four o'clock, an impudent thief nared ilase2 Francis, a laborer, entered the kitcheu 4f the Royasl HLotel, and wac evidently partial to pork, as he made a raid on tlo cup board and partially demolished a tasty piese of about 41bs. Some cooking apples were a41 fancied by him as he filled his coat pcketa with them, and when ob. served, he vw;s ih the act of dipping a ladle into a bslckat ;f paw milk with which he wau wasling .dow tho pork and apples of which he had just gaitaken. When remonstrated with by Xao 3lfon and told if he was hungry and had asked for food it would have been given him, he beeamre abusive, and he subsequently fall into the hands of Sergeant Hlillarl who provided alg with lodgings. lie was yesterday .bropgt before Mr. J. B. 1iwon, J.P,, and remanded till to-day when lie will be deal h wsith on a charge of petty larceny. The members of the Half-hqlidry Football Club are desired to mneet at the Athenxsnsi, on Frida...
The Show Luncheon. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian — 26 March 1895
The Show Luncheon. As briefly reported in our last issue the usual luncheon was held in connection I with the Agricultural Show at B3uln Buln on Thursday and was presided over by Mr. R. Armstrong-President of the Society. After loyal toasts had been honored on the initiative of the Chairmen Mr. J. L, Parkes proposed the toast ofi Parliament and coupled with it the names of Mr. C. Sergeant and Mr. Crooks M's.L.C., and Mr. G. 3. Turner M.L,A. Mr. U. Sergeant M.LC. congratulated the Society on having effected amal gamation, and said it was not only a wise step, but an absolutely necessary one in view of the necessity, in these times of retrenchment and of working together for a common end. (Cheers). In the 1 district which he and Mr. Crooke re presented in Parliament there were no less than 16 of these Societies, end as he had had to attend the shows of several of these he had had opportunities of noticing that there was a great decline i both in the number of exhibits and attendance, ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian — 26 March 1895
Late Advertisements. -WARRAGUL Clearing Sale of Furniture, &c -Wednesday, 10th April, 1895- KEEWS & PATTERSON (B. Skews, Auc S tioneer), are instructed by Mrs. Clasby, to Sp11 by Public Auction, at her honse in Queen-street, on above date, at 1.30 sharp, all her Furniture, &c., consisting of Side board, Wardrobe, Piano, Extension Dining Table, Pier Glasses, Dining-room and Other Chairs, Double and Single Bedsteads, Wire Mattresses, Chests of Drawers, Washstands and Ware, Toilet Tables, Looking Glasses, Cot and Mattress, Suite of Furniture, Fenders and Fire-irons, Carpets and Oilcloth, Commode, Clocks, Wine-glasses, Trays, Pewters, Lamps, Safe, Office Table, Child's Go-cart, Kitchen Utensils, A., &c. SKEWS & PATTERSON, Warragul and Berwick. A PPLICATIONS are invited for WORK ING MANAGER to the Trafalgar Co-operative Butter and Cheese Factory Company Limited at per week, either to find his own assistance or otherwise. All par ticulars may be had...
That Tax. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian — 26 March 1895
That Tax. In connection with the filing of income tax schedules it is of interest to mention that a Supreme Court judge has been the first to send in his statement of receipts, c , to the Commissioner of Income Tax. Sir Hartley Williams has put up this record. His Honor has obviously taken a lightning snapshot at those embarrassing schedules, and has arrived at a conclusion which many men will spend some years in reaching, and when reached it will be a matter of legal opinion as to whether the conclusion is right or wrong.
THE FLAX INDUSTRY. OIL MILL FOR BAIRNSDALE. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian — 26 March 1895
THE FLAX INDUSTRY. OIL MILL FOR BA1BRNSDALE. -0--- A meeting of farmers was held at Bairnsdale on Friday at which re solutions were passed that it was desirable in the interests of this community that the oil producing industry~be fostered by the erection of a mill in this district to treat the seeds produced, and that a local committee be formed to act as a medium between the farmers and the department, with Mr James Yeates as secretary. Mr. Taverner, Minister of Agri culture, said that when here some months ago he was so impressed with the district that he decided that Bairnsdale was the place for a mill The policy of the Government was in every way to establish new industries, and it only remained for the people interested to do their duty, The time had arrived for the farmers of this country to get out of an unFrofit able into a profitable channel. The only thing to pull the colony through the depression was the products of the country. He would recommend the Cabinet to erect a ...
Entertainment by Children. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian — 26 March 1895
Entertainment by Children. From an advertisement appearing in this issue it will be seen that .a novel entertainment is to be given by children in the Public Hall on Friday of next week for the purpose of raising funds for re pairing the organ of St. Paul's Church. The performers will consist of the pupils of" Waratah" School and dancing class, and among the items to be produced are Mrs. Jarley's Waxworks, Tableax (with limelight effects), a Glimpse of Fairyland 1 and the Tambourine dance. It will thus be seen that the programme is of a dis tinctly novel and attractive character, and being supported entirely by children, becomes on that account invested with an additional degree of I interest. Great preparations are in pro- I gress for making the different items as effective as possible, and we are informed that the fairyland scene, in particular, will present quite a brilliant and fascinat ing spectacle. The prices to be charged are of the " popular" order, and having regard to the...
TELEGRAMS, [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian — 26 March 1895
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"PUNCH" PICKINGS. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian — 26 March 1895
"PUNCH" PICKINGS, -4-"- In London they have a Spy Club. One cat's-meat man i already made a fortune out of it. The Tantanoola tiger is a - eloquent comment on the quals i the whiskey sold in Victorian co-. districts than any placed befolc Tariff Board. A manufacturer of hair restore:r n. evidence before the Tariff Comm iI the other day. He did not Ru1 t bonus on every crop of hair he duced, for a wonder. The Queen of Portugal hl e reputation of being one of the a, extravagantly-dressed women the world. Her sole occupat appears to be in the taking of er putting on of her hundreds of eht' i dresses. In future the Russian War Off has decided to use grey horses e ;ar for artillery purposes. the resonsa Zr for the innovation being that anio 1 of this color have been found r experience to be stronger and t:. enduring than the brown horese at used. There is a large amount of spirit d wine used in the mannfactunnru hair-restorer, according to an espe who appeared before the Tariff Dc'0 the ...
MUNICIPAL SWEATING. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian — 26 March 1895
MUNICIPAL SWEATING. Sma,-The manner in which the muni. cipalitiesof Victoria, andmoreparticularly those in the country, are endeavoring to meet the large reduction in the municipal subsidy might be considered ridiculous if it had not a painful, and itis to be regretted a dishonorable, Iside. No one will find fault with a municipality for endeavoring to meet any shortage of income by a just system of retrenchment, but the system adopted by almost all the municipalities of reducing the salaries of their officers to starvation point cannot commend itself to any right thinking man. The niggardly treatment meted out to officers in the municipal service is indeed in strong con contrast to the liberal treatment extended to the civil service. To anyone understanding the working of a municipality it is well known that a municipal officeris in reality the adviser and guide of almost all the residents. He must have a complete knowledge of municipal law, and thus save his council the heavy drag...