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A Preposterous Objection. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian and West Gippsland Advertiser — 13 March 1894
A Preposterous Olbjcction. In a certain district in Derbyshire a iMethodist lady is a candidate for the board of guardians. We are greatly sur prised to learn that come objection has been offered to her canudidatro on the gound that, while personally eminently suitable for th!oe position, there is no need to have a lady on the board of guardians. That argument fairly takes our breath away. Surely those who use it havefor gotten that the great majority of paupers areo womenn and children. Does anybody seriously argue at ithis time of day that a pack of men are the most suitable per eons to make arrangements for women and children? As a mnatter of fact, we could, if neces sary, mention most aidiculous incidents that have occurred when unhappy boarda of guardians h-re had to deal with feioi-. nine and infantile questions. No, nol! Let s admit the superiority of man in lis own sphero, but when it comes to feeding, clothing and otherwise minis tering to women and children man is de cided...
THE Warragul Guardian TUESDAY, 13TH MARCH, 1894. NOTES AND COMMENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian and West Gippsland Advertiser — 13 March 1894
arr4gul umrbian TUESDAY, 13ru MARCII, .1891. NOTES AND COMMENTS. "Honor to whom honor is duo-" will doubtless be the principle upon which the -ladies of the recent Athennaum Bazaar committee will act in selecting one of .their number to accept the graceful compliment paid them by the subscribers of the insti tution in-inviting them to nomiiiate a-recipient of the hoior :attaching to the appointment of " honorary. life member." The idea was as happy as a grateful tribute to the acknowlhidged enthusiasmin of the ladies in- 'under taking the details 6f. a responsible project. Without their assistance the bazaar could not have- been held. They were thle ' life and soul" of the venture and proved the sincerity of their concern' for the welfare of this literary resort by the practical work they accomplished. Every lady did her share, and having made this admission we shall not be accused of discounting the efforts of any iii adding that by far the heavier -share fell to the lot of the sec...
HINTS ON ADVERTISING [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian and West Gippsland Advertiser — 16 March 1894
HINTS ON ADVERTISING Advertising is not to be done by fits and: starts,: a little. at a' timoe in a tilid, scar'edlkind of way; as if afraid of being caught at it. It should be regarded -as one of the necessary ex penses of a business, and should be as regular as rent, fuel or clerk hire. It should be well done; there is such .a tbing asdoing cadvertising'so'cheaply tlhatno oo finds'out' thaott" is I?eing done at "'ilt' 'If you "av- a g?" ood business yon should advertise, lest competitors should take advantage of the great lever and outstrip you in the race: If .;our buins'iosiss smaltl Jou should advertiseo anid leti the puiblic know where you are and what you have to sell, that they, may come and buy. Trying to do business without adver tising is like making facCs in the dark; you mnay know ~whallt you are about, iut othcrs d'nots . The mans who, without intorruption can keep his name before the public, is constantly.informing possible cus toin?'rs wvho hfi6s; ilicre he is to be ...
Burglar Proof Safe Quickly Melted. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian and West Gippsland Advertiser — 16 March 1894
TMr. Swan, the English electrician, de clared recently that he hal seen electric al blowpipes capable of, melting the stoutest iron so rapidly that to meltinto a fire and burglar proof safe with this instrument would be the work of only a few minutes and'?i ould bo both an easy and noiseless operation. As, lionever, it would require a 40-horsepower engine to operate' such a scientific tool,;banks needboe under no'apprehensionfrom this miodo of attack ;on their vaults:-New York Telegran.
Grief of a Pet Pigeon. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian and West Gippsland Advertiser — 16 March 1894
Grief of ? et Pigeon. One morning one of the two pet pi geons belonging to my father was found upon the highroad dead, its body bearing marks of injury, but from what e?use we - never knew. We carried the dead body home and buried it in a Esuny ntd.quiet spot in the garden.' For three days the surviving pigeon with untiring energy searched the country far and near for its mate, but in vain. It refused to touech food, and even the influence which mny father usually exorcised over it was gone. On the third day we found it dead in the dovecot, its little lmeart broken with grief by the loss of its lifelong coihmpainion. We buried it beside its mate ?CorTLon don Spectator.
Back From Georgia. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian and West Gippsland Advertiser — 16 March 1894
flack From Georgia. She drove up to the "depot in 'a old cart drawn by an ox with lines attached to his horns, and she repeated her in quiries about the train from the east sa often that the depot agent finally asked: "Are you expecting friends on that train?' "rm lookin fur my son Sam an his wife," she replied. "Co ijg on a visit?"'' "No, 'h. They dun moved'dver to Georgy six months ago, but they loan' like it and are comih back."' ":Mighty good state that Georgia." "rve hearn my so, but Sam can't a-bear it. Good lands and good crops, but the people is too scrumptious." "How scinmptibns?" he queried. "I doan xactly kn]mow, but I-reckon Sam can explain.: He had't bin thar'but fo' months when theytarrned n feathered him an rode'him all over the copmntry on arail"--Detroit Free. Press.
CHILDREN'S CORNER. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian and West Gippsland Advertiser — 16 March 1894
CHILDREN'S CORNER. Dear Sir,-In reference to )' question : "How would it work if e1vY one was let off their debts, ,rrad11 were to start free again-0o 0 owing anybody, anything and 0 ? allowed to go into debt or givo eni in the future", I think it wetOly O1 very hard matter to bring thint,, such a pass, as I think it a ruin a lot of people who are dopea on their debts being paid to ,t6°, living. But, allowing that sueock ik were to come into force, I t would be very hard on the pp0 classes of people, for, if they ra short of cash, they would have 10 i; hungry to bed so I think that., Lt all things into consideratm6lio r scheme would bo: a failhre, respectfully, - HENRY WELCH, Neerilt, ThelW.usoAuvL GUA iNosis tiheO l l REIRESENTATIVE Onsas of the Shiro Council and its OSLY A1ev'E5 31E-)IVzo.L
CRICKET. TINDALE-FLEMING CHALLENGE CUP DROUIN v. WARRAGUL. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian and West Gippsland Advertiser — 16 March 1894
CRICKET. TINDALE-FLEMING CHAL LENGE CUP 0--- DROULN v. WARRAGUL. The Warragul club met the Drouin club on Wednesday last, on the Drouin ground, when there was a fair attend ance of the public, a few of the gentler se gracing the ground with their pre elnce. The Warragul men went first to the wickets-Brewer (capt.) and Coghlan being first men in. The pitch proved a little bumpy. Brewer, who played a good innings, carried out his bat for a well earned 69, only giving one chance. Howell, the next highest scorer (22) played good cricket, but had to retire being smartly caught bly liinnaberry behind the sticks. Davidson, the next man in, caused a good deal of jubilation, tothe Drouin men when Tindale bowled him first ball, " Jimmy" retiring amidst cheers. White, who still suffers with his knee, had Davidson to run, and soon put up 10, when 1.b.w. sent him afield, Gay nor batted freely for his 14, and owed his defeat to Kinnaberry, being caught. The other members of the ' in" team were di...
Two Recent Inventions. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian and West Gippsland Advertiser — 16 March 1894
Two lecent Ineention, The varied trend of men's minds' is well-illustrated by the recent invention of two policeman's billies, one of which contains knife blades thatshoot out from the interior if the prisoner grasps the in strumnent, while the other is fitted with a rubber cap to prevent the infliction df unnecessary pain. President Angell of the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals prefers the latter.--Boston Transcript.
An Apparent Paradox. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian and West Gippsland Advertiser — 16 March 1894
An Apparent randox. "I had always been taught that cold contracts and heat expands," said Har old Bunrwti, "but I have had an ex perience that is different. In my office I use incandescent lights, and on my desk I have an upright bulb, with a standard.. The shade was broken on it, and I placed it on top of the deskin a corner between the wall and a cabinet of pigeonholes. The other morning on entering the office I hung my derby hat on this bulb. Later on I went into an adjoining room, which was dark, and needing some light pushed the button in the wall that set the electric lamps aflame. The lights gave the place such a cheerful aspect, it being a stormy day outside, that I did not turn them off. At noon, when I was going out. to lunch, I reached for my hat, and it was baked. "The incandescent lamp, which had been aglow all the while, had made it very hot, and the leather band was so drawn and contracted that I couldn't get my hat on my head. It simply sat on the top of my cranium l...
Planet Shadows. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian and West Gippsland Advertiser — 16 March 1894
1'maset Shadows. There is no doubt that some of thoe most brilliant planets, such as Venus and Jupiter, are capable of casting distinct shadows, as may be seen any fine even ing in the tropics. Not long ago 31. L. Guiot observed that Jupiter threw a dis tinct shadow of his watch upon a wall, and that he was able to read a uewspa per by the light. 3L Moye also finds that Mars is ableto cast a shadowr, but a much fainter one than Jupiter. He was also able to count the number of words in a newspaper placed in the light of the planet entering by a window, but he could not read them.-Exchange.
WARRAGUL POLICE COURT. TUESDAY. Before Mr. Cresswell, P.M., and Mr. P.J. Smith, J.P. A FRAUD SUMMONS. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian and West Gippsland Advertiser — 16 March 1894
WARRACUL POLICE COURT, TUESDAY. -----0--- Before Mr. Cresswell, P.M., and Mr. P. J. Smith, J.P. A FRAUD SUMMONS. James Gray proceeded against Edwards W. Collis, a judgement debtor, under the Imprisonment for Debt Act, to show cause why he had failed to pay the amount of an order of £45, on a promissory note. Mr. Friend conducted the examination. Edward W. Collis said he was a farmer, but he had left his farm a week or two ago. He had ceased to work the farm sometime last winter. The bank sold the property, but he did not sign a transfer or a contract of sale. He understood his mother had pur chased the property. He had had no dealings with his mother or brother in the matter. The farm was sold to witness' mother while he was in Mel. bourne. Had previously endeavored to assign his farm, but the bank said the mortgage must first be paid off. Did not suggest to the assignee to get a transfer to his mother. Had held the property for about 15 years. Had put the property in Mr. J. L. Park...
FROZEN SHEEP. A HANDSOME RETURN. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian and West Gippsland Advertiser — 16 March 1894
FROZEN SHEEP, A HANDsoME RETURN. -0- A day or two ago we received a let ter from Mr Hotson in which he com mented very favorably on the lot of lambs recently sent for export to Lon don from Mr Stribling, of Buln Buln. " They are a very nice lot," says Mr Hotson, "running 40lbs in weight and in addition to being of good quality, they are exactly what the London markqt requires and should do well there. The present is the best time of the season to export lambs to Lon don. Some of ours just arrived home have netted 61id per lb, which, of course, is a very handsome return.'" The l'resh Food and Frozen Storage Company report :-Clheese.--Prlime new cheese sold at id to ld.; uicdinlm 2ld to 3d; prime matured, ad to 44d. Potted Butter. - Prime fresh at :id to lid. Fresll Butter. l'rinle dairies from 6d to 7jd, a few spec:al lines higher : mediunito good, from id to 6Cd, inferior lower. Eggs-selling at 9ld. Bacon. - Town sides. 5d to ld per lb; country 3d to 4d per lb. Hams,-Town Cd to 7d p...
BLOOMFIELD. PUBLIC TEA MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian and West Gippsland Advertiser — 16 March 1894
BLOOMFIELD. PUBLIC TEA MEETING. The anniversary tea meeting in con. nection with' the Wesleyan. body took place in the Mechanics' Institute, on Wednesday evening. In one respect at least the gathering was a novel one, as all the contents of the tables were provided by Mr. and Mrs. J. Jones, whose residence is opposite the Mechanics' Institute, and who have on many previous occasions given evidence of an unstinting liberality. The evening being fine, and the ride or drive to the rendesvouz promising to be enjoyable and invigorating, a large number of people turned out, and could not possibly have been disap pointed. On the tables were a plentiful and varied supply of provisions, presided over by an efficient and and obliging staff of waiters. The chair, at the subsequent-publio meeting, was occupied by Mr. R. Hillard, who, in the course of a few facetious remarks ingratiated himself into the sympathies of the audience, and expressed his pleasure at being amongst them. Mr. Weir, Home ...
TELEGRAMS. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian and West Gippsland Advertiser — 16 March 1894
TELEGRAMS. Victoria.-To or froi any statioii, six .words or under, 6d.; each additional word Id. Nainul and address of sender and receiver is not 'harged. N.S.Wales i--eni wiords, s. ; additional word, 2d.. S.r Aistraliaand Tasmania,--Tein wdrds 2s.; additional word 2d. Queensland and VWestern Austiralita. Ten wiords,' s,; each additionial word, Sd. New Zealand.-Ten words, Ss Gd. ;each additional word, 6d. The addresis and signaturo oft Lessages to New Zealand are charged for. United Kingdom, aIs 10d. per word. ;:
DISTRICT COURTS. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian and West Gippsland Advertiser — 16 March 1894
DISTRICT COURTS. Courts of Pctty- Sessionio will be held at oundirmncitioniedl placce for the year ats under: Y tflPAGON. - ýond Meadaa in each month at 12 noun. Su nenoes ieiucd prc val; ~tsonday. W\-AIiIIAI-ilJ.-E vcry Tuesday at 11 n.mi S sne ole-c, issuead daily, except whoen the sinklh i5 at otlll r court.;. DI1OUIN..-A',\c. it, the 11t cad ,.id fall see-: in cashi n!' nthi at 11.3 lii) irta.. Sum !laline; issued p eaie;la \XC!frl-lda. UBRAND5 IUICE f.-Ther~day in theim dl fall %c ekin each aeeth at 5ta.ii. Suln I1:on~ei issued previous~ll Thnrsdat'.l~
Secondhand Platinum. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian and West Gippsland Advertiser — 16 March 1894
Sccondl;and Platinum. Not a little platinum is sold as old nietal and uuallll coines in the form of bits of wire and scraps from broken in candescent lamps.- It is no largely used by dentists, but it is sent to N1d~i York for treatment, as t can onl?bo mJelted by means of a compound blocpipe, .and there is no place in Boston whereo that is done.-Boston Herald. Nothing will give permanensit cess in any enterprise of life exciept"nitive capacity cultivated by honest and 'per severing effort. Genius is often but the capacity for receiving and improving by discipline.-George Eliot. The greatest point of resemblance bo tween the liveries of the present day and the "robes de livree" whence they derive their name is that they are provided by the masters as they used to be given by' the king. A newspaper thus describes the effects of a hurricane: "It shattered mountains,' tore up oaks by the roots, dismantled` churches, laid villages waste and-over turned a haystack!" Invitations to a famil...