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RAILWAY TIME-TABLE. WARRAGUL TO MELBOURNE. [Newspaper Article] — West Gippsland Gazette — 16 August 1898
RAILWAY TIME-TABLE. - 4------ WARRAGUL TO MELBOURNE. Departure. a .n.m. p.m. p.m. Warragul ...! 11.0 3.55 7.55 Drouin ... ... 11.21 4.13 8.10 Longwarry ... 11.31 4.25 8.25 Bunyip ... ... 11.38 4.832 8.32 Garfield ... 11.45 4.39 8.39 'Tynong ... 11.52 4.46 8.46 Nar-nar-goon ... 12.0 4.54 8.54 Pakenhain ... 12.9 5.4 9.4 Beaconsfield ... 12.25 5.20 9.20 Berwnvick ... ...12.30 5.32 9.23 Dandenong ... 12.53 6.10 9.52 Oakleigh (a) ... 1.16 6.40 - Oaldeigh (d) ... 1.21 6.47 10.16 Melbourne ...1 1.45 7.20 10.40 MELBOURNE TO WARRAGUL. Departure. aan. a.m. p.am. Melbourne ... 7.50 11.50 4.30 Oakleigh... ... 8.22 12.30 5.2 )Dandenong ... 8.46 1.15 5.28 Berwick . ... 90.10 1.42 5.52 Beaconsfield ... 9.13 1.46 5.5(6 I'akenamn ... 9.31 2.7 6.14 Nar-nar-goon ... 9.44 2.18 6.24 Tynong ... ... 9.52 2.28 6.82 Garfield ... ...I 9.58 2.35 6.39 3Buny3ip ... ...1 10.4 2.49 6.48 Longwarry ..y 10.10 3.1 6.55 Drouin .. ... 10.25 3.21 7.10 W arragul ... 10.38 -3.37 7.25 ZWARBAGUL TO TRAIRALGON - Departu r'd ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — West Gippsland Gazette — 16 August 1898
T E " GAZETTE " Office, Warrnaul, for nilllheads, Memos. Circulars, rroraniines. Tickets, Lettcr-lheadls. "and -PRINTING OF EVERY DESCRIP TION. Public Notices. VEST GIPPSLAND GAZETTE. GENERAL - A4D Artistic- i'i'Iitium -. OF EVERY DESCRIPTION AT THIE OFFICI OF' IyEST IPPSLAND GAZETTE The " GAZETTE" PRINTING DE 'ARTMENT is ONE OF THE MOST RIEPLETE IN GIPPSLAND. NEW MACHINERY - NEW TYPE' NEW DESIGNS Our Large and Varied Assortment of \fodern Types of Every Dcsign enables is to furnish our- clients with First-class Artistic Work. \JEMOS. BILLHEADS, CIRCUItARS, CARDS, ETC. ANDi Printing of Every Description. \YEST' G IPPSLAND GAZETTE " TRIANGLE,"' VICTORIA ST., WARRAGUL. BUSINESS POINTS FOR BUSINESS MEN. - LOGICAL ARGUMiENTS. - LEADING TO FORTUNE. "There is a tide in the affairs of men, which, taken at its flood, leads on to fortune; omitted, all the voyage of their lives, is bound in shallows and in miseries." A Letting-go of Opportunities leaves room fo'r some other hand to take hold,...
NEW NATIVE GRASS. A PROLIFIC CROPPER. 19 TONS TO THE ACRE. SUITABLE FOR GIPPSLAND. IMPORTANT TO FARMERS. TO THE EDITOR. [Newspaper Article] — West Gippsland Gazette — 16 August 1898
NEW NATIVE GRASS. A PROLIFIC CROPPER. 19 TONS TO THE ACRE. SUITABLE FOR GIPPSLAND. IMPORTANT TO FARMERS. TO THE EDITOR. SIR,-Some little time ago an account appeared in the Leader of a new native grass -that had been sub jected to experiment by the agricul tural authorities of New South Wales and privately by MIr Morton Williams, of Wollongbar. The results as given are, to say the least, marvellous, and, to my mind, of immense interest to the farmers of West and South Gipps land. In these districts we have to depend on exotic grasses for pasture, cocksfoot being the primary stock. It will be apparent to all that if a native grass of luxuriant growth can be substituted or sown in combination with English grasses, that a more reliable and permanent pasture may be secured. We have had painful ex perience during the past season of the devastation and destruction that has occurred to our grass paddocks. While fire and solar heat have been the principal factors in killing the grass, I thi...
SPORTING. [Newspaper Article] — West Gippsland Gazette — 16 August 1898
SPORTING. A meeting of the Warragul Racing Club was held on Monday week, when a letter was read from the V.R.C., asking the club to appoint a delegate to attend the conference of.. racing clubs, which was to be held in MLel bourne on the following Thursday, to consider .the Totalisator Bill, now before Parliament. A resolution was unanimously carried in favor of sup porting the bill, but no delegate was appointed. -The advisability of pur chasing a starting-gate was also con sidered, and a resolution in favor of doing so carried. It was also decided that a ground committee : should be appointed to supervise the improve ments being made on the course. The Hialf-Holiday Club still keeps on its victorious career, and on Wed nesday last administered a severe drubbing to Drouin, the visiting team being outclassed from start to finish. Scores: Half-Holiday, 9 goals 14 behinds; Drouin, 2 goals 2 behinds. Warragul met Yarragon on the latter club's ground on Wednesday, the game resulting in ...
Melbourne. FAT CATTLE. [Newspaper Article] — West Gippsland Gazette — 16 August 1898
Ielbourne. FAT CATTLE. 1450 yarded, comprising 800 from New South Wales, 600 from Upper Murray, Notli-Eastern and Goulburn Valley dis tricts, 450 from Gippsland, and 100 from Westward and North-Western district. The quality was, well suited to trade requirements, consisting chiefly of fair to good quality beef, with an increased number of prime heavy weights. There was a full attendance of town and country buyers. The demand was ac~ive,. and prices ruled firm at last week's rates. Quotations: - Prime pens of bullocks, from £12 l10s to £15; extra do. do., from £16 to £16 10s; extra heavy weights, at £18; good pens of bullocks, from £10 to £12; nmedimn and light weight do. from £8 7s 6d to £9 10s; inferior, from £6. Very few cows yarded prime pens of cows, at £9: odd beasts, to £9 l10s; others, from £4 10s to £7 10s.
GRAIN. [Newspaper Article] — West Gippsland Gazette — 16 August 1898
GitAIN. . Wheat. Business has been done at 3s Id to Js 2d for ordinary wheat. Flour.- Ordinary trade parcels are quoted at £9. - Bran and Pollard.-Bran is quoted at 8- to 8jd, and pollard 9d. Oats.-A moderate business has been done in Algerian milling oats, but other descriptions are dull. Sales are reported of fair milling at is 7'd to Is 8d, and good heavy milling are worth is Pd. Thin to medium feed are quoted at is 4.d to is Gd, and good heavy feed at is 7d. Stout whitc o:its are quoted at up to 2s 3d for good samples. Maize.-2s 3d for good, and up to 2s 31d for extra prine. Peas.-Hand-threshed are quoted at 3s Gd to 4s, and machine-threshed at 2s 9d to 3s. Business has been done in Yorkshire Hero peas at Gs Gd. Chaff.-B3usiness in chaff continues to be quiet. Good oaten is quoted at up to .£2 10s, and prime wheaten, extra green, at up to £2 12s Gd. Straw chalis quoted at 30s, to 32s Gd for oaten. hay and Straw.-Chafling hay is sold at £2 2s Gd to £2 7s Gd, and manger hay at £3 ...
DEATH OF MR. MUIR. [Newspaper Article] — West Gippsland Gazette — 16 August 1898
DEATH OF MR. MUIR. * Mr James Inkster Muir, of Neerim South, died on Saturday week in Mel- bourne, whither he had gone to be treated for a very painful complaint from which he suffered. He had been ill for some considerable time, and early in June last underwent an opera- tion, but apparently without receiving very much benefit; nevertheless, the news of his death occasioned much surprise. For some time he regarded his complaint lightly, and when he underwent the operation left his bed the next morning and journeyed to Warragul, where he was party to a case set down for hearing at the County Court. He was a man who kept him self a good deal in evidence, and had his health allowed had some idea of contesting the North riding seat at the coming election; he ran against Cr Ward it will be remembered, when that gentleman was elected to the council. Mr Muir, though of brusque demeanour, was a good hearted man, and those who knew him intimately will regret his unexpected death.
THE MARKETS. LATEST QUOTATIONS. Warragul. PARKES & ROUND. [Newspaper Article] — West Gippsland Gazette — 23 August 1898
THE MARKETS. LATEST QUOTATIONS. Warragul. PARKES & ROUND. Messrs Parkes & Round agents, Queen st., Warragul, and Neerim South, report having held their weekly sale of pro duce by auction on Thursday, there being a good supply in most lines, the attendance also being good, but bidding was not brisk. All lines were cleared during the day at the following prices: Eggs, 9d a dozen Apples, (eating) 3s 3d a case Cooking, do. 2s 6d a case Pears, is 6d per case Dry onions, 121bs lid Cabbage plants, 50 for 5d to 6d Turnips, is 6d to 2s a doz bunches Oranges, 7d doz Pine apples, 5d to 6d each Lemons, 10d a doz. Cauliflowers, 4d to 6d each Cabbages, 4d to 5d each Celery, 6d stick Carrots, is to 2s a dozen bunches Grass seed, 3'd lb Onions (green), 6d a doz bunches Butter, 9d 10d to is 2d a lb Potatoes, 9s to 15s a bag Lemon trees, 5s each Rhubarb, is to 2s a dozen bunches Fowls, 2s to 3s 7d a pair Ducks 5s a pair On account of Mr. Leander andothers, a lot of furniture etc., at ...
HENRY HANSEN. [Newspaper Article] — West Gippsland Gazette — 23 August 1898
HENRY IIHANSEN. Mr Henry Hansen reports having held his usual fortnightly market on Thursday last, the 18th inst. There was a full yarding, a large attendance of buyers, and a general rise in prices all round. The following prices were realised: Pigs.-Porkers at advanced prices from 20s to 30s ; baeoners to 5Os Shccp.-Crossbred ewes, to 10s 7d. Cattle.-126 yarded, 108 of which were sold. Fat cows to £5; 2 yr-old steers, to 40s; store cows, at 45s: cows with calve at foot, to 6i-2s; springers, 45s to £4; poddies, lls to 16s 6d; yearlings, 22s to 26s ; 2 yr-old heifers, to 48s; 1 pen of 3 Ayrshirc heifers, at £3 3s- Horses, -Hacks, £4 8s to £6 is.
WARRAGUL AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY. FANCY DRESS BALL. [Newspaper Article] — West Gippsland Gazette — 23 August 1898
WARRAGUL AGRICUL TURAL SOCIETY. FANCY DRESS BALL. A meeting of the ladies committee for the Bazaar in connection with the War ragul Agricultural Society was held on Wednesday afternoon at the Shire Hall. Different projects were discussed as to the best methods of raising funds for the bazaar which is to be held in November next, and it was ultimately decided to organise a plain and fancy dress ball to be held on Wednesday the 14th of September. The date was at first fixed for the 31st of August, and they had actually bespoken the Hall, but upon representations being made to the Secretary by MIr. J. M. Steedman, to the effect that that date was already decided upon. by the Empire Social Committee for the next dance, the Secretary of the Warragul Agricultural Society--Mr. C. S. AtIleck-generously decided to forego the privilege of secur ing the moonlight night. The following Wednesday--7th September-was regard ed as unsuitable, inasmuch as an excursion train leaves W'arragul on that o...
ORANGE BLOSSOMS. [Newspaper Article] — West Gippsland Gazette — 23 August 1898
ORANGE BLOSSOIMS. A very pretty wedding was celebrated at Christ Church, Drouin, on Thursday, 11th instant, between Frederick Henry, third son of Mr Robert Cook,of Dronin, and Florence Ada, second danghter of M\r Thomas R. Ricketts, of Warragul and Brighton. The ceremony was performed by 11ev A. J. Cole, the bride being given away by her father. The church was crowded with friends and acquaintances. The bride wore a gown of cream silk, trimnned with lace, and the usual veil and orange blossoms, and was attend?d by four bridesmaids. The maids were Misses MI. and C. Cook, sisters of the bridegroom, who wore cream cashmere, trimmed with gold spangled netting, and white felt hats trimmed with ostrich feathers; Miss Elsie Cook, niece of the bridegroom, cream cashmere trimmned with lace, add spray of orange blossom ; Miss Elsie licketts sister of the bride, hail spot mnuslin,trimmned with lace, pale blue sash and orange blossom. Tihe bridegroomm was attended by Mr A. Ricketts, brother of ...
REVIEWS. [Newspaper Article] — West Gippsland Gazette — 23 August 1898
RI: llJ I W S. The current issue of The Leader con tains another very interesting article from MIr. T. K. Dow, who is revisting America as special representive of The Leader. The article deals with co-operative pro duction and selling as successfully carried on in California. The number also con tains the usual amount of interesting literary and other matter together with some good illustrations of the Caulfield Grand National; tableaux at the Shak speare costume ball; and portraits of Lieutennant Valance and Miss Sylvia Madden, daughter of the Acting-Governor, who were married at St. Pauls' Cathedral last week. On Saturday last, at the Childers Mutual Improvement Association, an essay on "Wolves," was given by MIr. P. Hirt. A very fair discussion followed the reaeling of the paper.
WARRAGUL POLICE COURT. CHARGE OF INDECENT LANGUAGE. [Newspaper Article] — West Gippsland Gazette — 23 August 1898
WARRAGUL 'POLICE - COURT. CHARGE OF INDECENT LANGUAGE. At the local police court on Tuesday, before Messrs P. J. Smith and J. L. Parkes, J's.P., Albert Fry, sawmill hand of South Warragul was pro ceeded against by Benjamin Stanton for using indecent language and for damaging three windows the property of complainant on Friday, the 12th of August. Mr. Gray prosecuted, and defendant, who was undefended, pleaded guilty. Benjamin Stanton, lessee of the Commercial Hotel stated that defend ant came to his hotel about 4 o'clock on the Friday afternoon and after stay ing about an hour he went away, re turning again about 8 o'clock the same evening. Witness would not serve him with liquor and defendant went round to the kitchen door, but witness shut, the door and would not allow him to enter. Defendant then went to the front of the building and commenced to use the most abusive and disgust ing;language, which could be heard inside the hotel. Uutimately defend ant became violent and smashed ...
ST. PAUL'S SUNDAY SCHOOL. [Newspaper Article] — West Gippsland Gazette — 23 August 1898
ST. PAUL'S SUNDAY SCHOOL. The children of the above school to the munumber of about 140 were entertained by the Superintendent, Mr A. C. Lewis, and teachers to an after noon's amusement in the Public Hall, on Wednesday afternoon. The occa sion was made the opportunity of welcoming Mrs Buchanan by the teachers and scholars of the Sunday school. Mrs Buchanan, who on her arrival was received with cheers by the children-drawn up in their classes-was introduced by the Super intendent, to the teachers. Games of all descriptions were indulged in to the great delight of the children, and afternoon tea was handed round about 5 o'clock. A most enjoyable after noon was spent by all present. The idea of bringing the teachers and scholars together in this manner, to welcome with happy hearts and smiling faces, their new pastor and his wife, was an excellent one, and calculated to cement at once, the bond of love and esteem which should always exist between them.
COOKING FOOD FOR PIGS. [Newspaper Article] — West Gippsland Gazette — 23 August 1898
COOKING FOOD FOR PICS. Though there are rarguments both for and against the value of cooking food for pigs :.dvanced by experit-nced breeders in Europe and America there can be scarcely any doubt that cooking hard, dry grain renders it more easy of diges tion, enabling the animal to extract the maximum of nutritive material it con tains, and that ordinarily fed in this form and of the proper consistency it affords a larger percentage of tlesh and fat than. if fed in the raw state. In Co burn's "Swine Husbandry," an Ameri can work, there is a drawing of Clay's food cooker, which we reproduce here with. Mr Coburn, in submitting de t.ils, says:-For successful operation and simplicity and economy in construc tion we regard an apparatus made and used by the !ate S. II. Clay, of Paris, Kentucky, as about as good,if not supe rior, to any patented cooker th:,t could be bought for two or three times the cost of this. It consits of a box OTt. wide and t or 8 ft. long, and 18 to 24in. deep, ma...
The West Gippsland Gazette. WARRAGUL. AUGUST 23, 1898. [Newspaper Article] — West Gippsland Gazette — 23 August 1898
WARRIAGUL. AUGUST 23, 1898. Unlike most other towns w.AmtAGUL of its size and import BHLss DBAD. ance Warragul has no recognised brass band. We are glad to notice, however, that a movement is now being made to remedy this deficiency and every encouragement should be given to those who are mainly instrumental in organising the scattered forces, which at one time delighted the ears of the musical fraternity of the town. " At the sound of the drum"-if we except the Salvation Army,-is almost an unknown phrase in Warragul, and yet what can be more inspiring, or calculated to lift us above the ordinary routine of our daily duties, than the strains of a good brass band. On those rare occasions, when the old hand marched at the head of a procession through the streets, or played martial strains at intervals to enliven the programme of sports held on the show-grounds, it is not to much to say that the music from the instruments formed one of the chief features of the day. If our readers will...
CORRESPONDENCE. WOMEN'S SUFFRAGE AND VOTING BY POST. TO THE EDITOR [Newspaper Article] — West Gippsland Gazette — 23 August 1898
CORRESPONDENCE. WOMEN'S SUFFRAGE AND VOTING BY POST. TO THE EDITOR. Sir,--How will womanhood suffrage affect town and country voting ? Within the metropolitan area there are a greater number of women than men, thus womanhood suffrage will more than double the metropolitan vote. In the country districts the position is reversed as there are a greater number of men than women, thus womanhood suffrage will not give the country vote .a correspondingly proportionate in crease. This is one phase of this much debated subject which should not be lost sight of :for a moment. Nor is this all, the facilities for recording votes within the metropolitah area are such as to enable any woman to record her vote without inconvenience or loss of time. Compare these facilities with the position of, the women in the country districts, where roads are knee deep in mud bad enough for hardy men, impassable for women. The self-denial and courage that enabled these women.to go with their husbands or relativ...
OUR ROADS. [Newspaper Article] — West Gippsland Gazette — 23 August 1898
OUR ROADlS. Sir,-Permit me to draw attention to the state of our roads. Not roads surely! Rather quagmires! W1 e have waited long and patiently for even an indication that some improvement will be attemnpted. At present it is hardly possible, even in broad daylight, to journey a few miles from the township without risk to life or limb. I understand the council have no money, but I would warn them they will have to find money. hot for the roads, but for the lawyers, if this state of things is not quickly remedied. Perhaps our worthy councillors are under the pleasing delusion that they' are not bound by law to keep their roads in order-that, in fact, if an accident happened (and how it does not happen is the marvel) on the road to Drouin over the broken and loose corduroy, the shire could not be held responsible and mulcted in heavy damages. A recent decision at the Kil more County Court may cause our muni cipal representatives to waken up. At that court on Thursday. 21st July, Judge...