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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 — 9 April 1895
OUR? LETTER BOX. [We distinctly wish it to be understood that.we do not necessarily uphold the views expressedbycorrespondents under this heading.] WARRAGUL DISTRICT. HOSPITAL. TO THE EDITOR SIn.-"Dawn," in answer to a letter by "' oultice," re guaranteed annual subscribers, suggests a monster Caledonian gathering, to take place in the spring of the year as a set off to asking farmers and others to become yearly subscribers to the Hospital. Now, I think, sir, that this is only another way of, getting subscriptions and not nearly as good a plan as that suggested by " Poultice," for the people who attend these sports will rest contented that they have given their mite towards the object by paying their shilling at the gates. It is all very well to have this gathering, but when we think of all the incidental expenses that are bound to accrue in preparing this monster carnival and the number of shillings it will take to defray the same, it would be better to ask the people for their shi...
"Going Wild." [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian — 9 April 1895
. ' Going". Wild." .That local people are going wild' over the Income Tax, is proved by the fact that'the first supply of schedules at the Mlirbo.: North post office and railway stationi was cleared. out; and a fresh batch had to be wired for. Many luck less wights havo tried to wade through the confounded things, and after wan dering about with wet towls round their heads until they were almost gibbering idiots, they have torn up the papers in despair. But they have had to re charge themselves, and this is given as the reason for the run on them. "Curses, not loud but deep," have been so universal that Mr,-Tnrner will have to answer for an epidemic of wickedness which must weigh heavily on his soul hereafter. Ii is pardonable to wish he may II.P.? "Gippslander."
Suicide at Coalville. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian — 9 April 1895
Suicide at Coalville. Mr..G. Marshall. hotelkeeper, Coalville, comfiiiied suicide on Thursday whilst in is fit of temporary insanity. Some strychnine was kept in the house for poisoning vermin, and the unfortunate man swallowed a large handful-enough to kill a score of men-and then deliber ately '!washed it down" with a deep draught of Water. Universal regret was ex1iressed throughout the town, as deceased was much respected. He was a genuine fellow, and was of a most kindly and charitable disposition, being styled by one resident "the benevolent asylim of Coalville." Deceased leaves a wife and five young children. The "Winander Estate," at Gembrook, the property of Mr. David Crichton, has been sold to a Melbourne gentlemin at a satisfactory price. "Winander" com prises thirteen hundred acres of fairly good agricunltural land, fairly cleared. enltivated, andi for the most part well fcncced.
RAILWAY TIME-TABLE. WARRAGUL TO MELBOURNE. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian — 9 April 1895
RAILWAY T LME-TABLE. 1 WAIfAGUL 'TO 71ELI10UiJi'fl. P'ep. . i aolll I pIn·P p'r... t J ...r-.u1.oli .. 1.20 4. 10 0.1 L. t:: tri o1!1.5 ,'. $, : 1 e iCILl 11.1)2 1i I 5:: *1 9.46f 1 ? -ýf.1.51) 10 is.sl ilrntrso I ~ I l :1 . 0 . 1~ .,.t Fm, N.,-ilfi-.:: i .. 1..II *l5: 0.11 Ita.l:" ..i "i .. 10. '13 .0.; ,1 2 l 0ia1kr~igIt 10! . 1 . L 7.19 - A 1.1511.11t ! 1.4 171)91 1.01 AII,,iI~iii ( '11' L, a cp. *.$ 111ff 4fi NVI Tcloralgrne .. ' 7.1 11.:0 1.:10 I loar linn; 5.;1; 1.1f 5385c 1 Ia,...". .1rti n .0 . fraOaf :).:;1 2 '_ s 6.11 .52 i' 1 I.V.. 6.121 livoril 101 _";.1.8 9 C. Ilifen lRO l l.onraiin 1.1 1. I"31 1. . 1 .0 :1. 1'1. nlt ul 10:53 3.1.71 7.2 S 5.5" TI) TI lI:UAU LON 1)>Ir " roc. m ii lii p5 fil ';11rr1 118 51.5"7.50 Saracn t. 6.3 .1 d '1'tta~a. 1.13! 1:11 1.2 \'1. .: ..1. r.I i ll t iir:,1 .. I.0. 1.2. 7.+ 1.0S A T 1 ira ; .1111 T7 111 ON 111G L. n. T 'cago ".1.10 51 .11 .1.5.l .. 1.11) 0.) Fi ;A[1iNCIf e i '~ 'BI'JIl .1 r afalar 11.1 :3.61 !, I 1 . 1 , 1 111711..hul 10 5...
"PUNCH" PICKINGS. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian — 9 April 1895
" PUNCH" PICKINGS..' The New Zealand. Treasurer announces that his estimated surplus of- 350,000 will be exceeded. What emotions does this news awaken in tthd-boi6iuns'of Australiali Treasurers? We alnwqst.bpJieve Mr. `Turner would on wili o to6r-ondoff-his'-berovcd In.- .. : come Tax for that purpose Sir John MIadden, drawing £5000 a year as acting Governor and £3500 as Cuief Justice, is a specimen of the pluralist that must appear monstrous to the " man in the street" who can not get a day's work to keep the wolf from the door. The ways of this world are very unequally ordered, Sir John was a good advocate. Hie did well both for himself and his clients. Some miners work all their lives for " tucker." Others drop on a big nugget almost at the start. Lord Hopetoun paid a visit to the newspaper offices prior to his departure and bade farewell to the editors, thank ing them for all the kindnesss shown him. At one of the offices the mes senger.did not know His Excellency and gruffly to...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian — 9 April 1895
Auctioneers' Notices HENRY HANSEN, ' Stock, Estate and General Commission Agent, QUEEN ST., WARRAGUL. - Clearing Sales Conducted. - TOCK ENTERED FOR THE BULEN S ULK AND WA1IRAGUL MAIKETS - FREE OF CHARGE. - Valuations Uidertaken -Loans Arranged. LocA~ nr?r?ENTATIVE OF MESSRS. WM. bAMILTON A CO. Buln Buln Monthly Market. SATURDAY, 20rn APRIL, 1895. W M? . HAMILTON & CO. will sell by 1 public auction. at their yards, Turf Club Hotel, on above date, at 1 o'clock For Owners- Horses. Cattle, Sheep, Pigs, &c. WWI. HAMILTON & CO., Warragul, and 120 Queen-street, Melbourno Warragul Monthly .Market. FRIDAY, 3as. MAY, 1895. W M. HAMILTON & CO. willhold their V next Monthly Sale at their yards, at rear of Lyons' Livery Stables, on the abovedate, when they will offer Horses, Cattle, Sheep, Pigs, &c. 1WM. HlAMILTON & Cq., Warragul, and 120 Queen-street, Melbourne LEONGATHA SALE. FORTNIGHTLY SALE. Thursday, April 25, At One p.m. Sharp. (TýM. HAMILTO...
LITERARY CIRCLE FOR WARRAGUL. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian — 9 April 1895
LITERARY CIRCLE FOR WARRACUL, A meeting was held in the a cum on Tuesday eveing last _rrange for a revival of the local t n connection with the Austral Eomo reading Union on a soL nodified bases. Hithertomen jas been restricted to ladies, IL 1he future it is proposed to lentlemen to participate in thebtebe 3f the association and thus in ts numerical if not its inltellecr strength. Mrs Copeland is llthe le Af the movement in Warragul, and o Ihe time of its inceltion has l nthasiastie in promoting its Infortunateiy several ladies ;entlemen who intend to assoe hiiemselves with the circle werune a ;o attehd the meeting last week at :onsequently the attendance WaO small, The following paper was read by 1. Copelarid. As you have heard, a meeting of th interested in Home Reading is held a w instance of old (and we trust new) bers. As I have occupied the posits leaderfrom the first, you may be intore in hearing what has been dolle; t little perhaps, but still, a begi'n Three years ago, and ...
WARRAGUL PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH. SOCIAL AND PRESENTATIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian — 9 April 1895
WARRAGUL PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH. SOCIAL AND PRESENTATIONS. A very enjoyable socialwas heldin the i Masonic Hall on Wednesday evening n in connection with the Presbyterian Sunday School. There were over 80 present, notwithstanding the very wet night, and the proceedings passed offwith great success. During the s evening a very pleasant ceremony took place in the form of two presentations, the respective recipients being Miss s Bolton and Miss Ireland. The former o has been for many years organist of the Church, and in recognition of the e services rendered by her in that capacity, she was presented with a 8 handsome gold bracelet, set with diamonds and sapphires, and bearing the inscription, "Presented to Miss c Bolton by the congregation of the s Presbyterian Church, Warragul, in recognition of her services as organist. April 3rd, 1895." The-Rev. J. Hall Angus, in making the presentation, alluded to the long and efficient services as organist rendered by Miss Bolton, and to her strict ...
"KISS ME, JACK, AND LET ME GO." [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian — 9 April 1895
"KISS MdE, JACK, AND LET idE GO." j1Once, longiago, I was witness tb:o duel in California. The two meno had been bosom,friends, and had qgiarelled about (of course) a womai.t Sileihdid fellows" both-lvounlg, braiiny, and ambitious.-: :As:?tbey. stoodrJla ?p uts _psice. among ?..i?.-pine -;trees--near Sacramento, hale as' lillies; steady its rocks, weapons- i?'niiid wating for the \iord. the rising" sun shinilig athwart the line of- vision, they pre sented a picture too often seen in 185t. The pistols cracked almost simultaneously. One mad stood erect, evidently untouched; the other fell upon his hack and lay straight and still. Seconds, surgeons and specta tors rushed to his side. He was " all there," mind as well as body. " No, don't disturb me," he said coolly to the doctor, " I'm shot fatally and shall die in live minutes. Call Jack and be quick." . Pistol still in hand, his 'antagonist came and bent over his erstwhile chum. The excitement among the crowd was intense; the dying m...
THE ATHENÆUM COMMITTEE. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian — 9 April 1895
THE ATHENI EUM COMMITTEE. t Sin,-I see by a report you lately c published that a subscribers meeting has 1 been held for the purpose of authorising the above committe to carry out certain works so as to turn the present rooms into a meeting hall. If the names supplied in your report are correct, then there were present exactly three members I of the " public," besides the actual com mittee, who put in an appearance to i support the project. This serves to show that the persistent agitation of the advo cates of the scheme has failed to carry conviction to many minds, Now, Sir, two years ago I certainly thought the idea a good one, but times have changed greatly since. To my sorrow I know that there are too many banks, too many publicans, too many blacksmiths, too many agents, and I was going to say, but I wont, too many policemen in Warragul. Not to mince matters, within the past few years Warragul has simply shrank, and had the above committeo carried out their work when first proje...
Warragul Shire Council. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian — 9 April 1895
Warragul Shire Council. The subsidy for the current half-year, ending June 30th., has just been re ceived by Mr. J. Picken, secretary of the Warragul Shire Council. The amount is £529 Is its compared with £16310 s Sd. received for the corresponding period last year. In the report on the financial outlook presented to the council by the secretary a few months ago he estimated that the total amount of subsidy which would come to hand for the present'year would be £1057 17s. - Ifa'similar amount is received for the next half-year-ending September 30th-as that just received for the present half-year, it will at once be seen that Mr. Picken was not far out in his estimate. His estimate was £1057 17s, and the actual amount that will be received is £1058 2s. Respecting the intimation in our last iss'ie that no invitation to attend the social held on 'Wednesday in connection with the Presbyterian Sunday School had been received at the office of this journall and that no report of the pro ce...
THE WOMAN OF WATERLOO. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian — 9 April 1895
THE WOMAN 'OF WATERLOO. There has just died at her home 'il Whitechapel. at the age of ninety, one before whose eyes the Battle of Waterloo was fought, one who was on the field, a veteran of the unexpected sex. , The story of Mrs. Todd has been told years ago in the "Pall UMa," when the old lady was interviewed at her humble home within a stono's -throw of Spitalfields Church. "Many things that have happened later on I have forgotton," she said, " but I can remember that day as I can any-thing in my life. I see the Duke now,, when I think of it; and I hear the drum the horrible drum-that calledt'he men to the battle. We were in otur tent, but my brother and I peeped out all day long, and my mother too, for my father was in the battle, and s hu could do nothing but watch and watch. He was not killed on the first day; but on the second day, half- acihour before the battle was over, a bullet struck ,his head. He was not far from our tent, and we sawr him afterwards, his poor lead almos...
CRICKET. WARRAGUL v. DARNUM. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian — 9 April 1895
CRICKET. WARRAGUL v. DARNUM. --0 This match was continued last Saturday, and resulted in a win for the Darnum by 21 runs. - Of course, it was not the Warragul Cricket Club's premier 1895 team, as two of the latter team played with Darnum (Willis and Gray). although Willis met his Waterloo in Howell, who bowled him twice for 0. Gray made his presence knownt .by securing 5 wickets for 47 runs, and bowling throughout- the innings splendidly. An unpleasant occurence happened in the way Ryan was given out. Of course it was most unfortunate, but it was a mistake made on the part of the umpire. In the second innings of the Darnum they lost 9 wickets for 55 runs, principally owing to the splendid bowling of Howell (4 for 17), and also the good fielding of the whole team. Being practically an off match it does not in any way discount the previous good record of the Warragul club who have just closed with an unbeaten record. A full report and averages for the season will appear in an early is...
A Bush Accident. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian — 9 April 1895
SA Bush Accident. An accideitnt of a painful nature hap pened to a prospector named Bartlett on Thursday.last. He was in the act of splitting a tree after falling the.sase, when' the axe slipped,, and struck hit foot, inflicting a frightful gash from -the second toe right up the instep. The mishap occurred in a most isolated place ktitho rFusmina--district, somen 27. miles fromni Moeo."' !The : poor' fellow's mate, however:-:obtriined-some assistace; and the' wdund .vasi bound tip, and- tho 'suf ferer? dri;en, into Moo by Mr. Espie, After a.wearisome and painful drive, Mfoe was reached just in time to : catch the evening.tain, by which Bartlett was couveyedo the Saleo Hospital.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian — 9 April 1895
Public Notices. r JAMES DASKEIN, Licensed Surveyor, Architect and Valuator. ?ir 30 Years' Municipal Expcrience. .ArMEF.'S LABOR AGENICY.: o t 159 LIONSDALE .oTREET i"t iMELBOUrFNE. 10 FA],IER:., D .1aYH11:;. and other -. ,ployer:s of LA.llt- 'ani?_.ld Chct. '-u ]) .1ci---b', mahiu.ac" ti.cr 'a c'r 1 celc t. i: . ,'w -a; C an be S.l.... tie di w ith Fit-cla i Sir General Comli ntission lit xFarmers' Agents, W 159 LONSD ALE STEET MELBOlU;I:. Bone Dust. Boine Dust. J. CO1E(JIKB Bone Dust TManufacturcr, - p I : ;S to in f, , nt h.i&lt; n t:,m , ot is frie ni s a n d I .1 % cu: : -r-&lt;r tha:t h::. hla. :educed the 1 ice of hie stilariorc Bone Dust to £5 ptr ton. Delie:tecd a: tliaiberay Sa ;n. ur ona thea aV, Ihi'f, 3!c:b-,urne. G(13Al:'NT'I:E.i) tE?UIN) ..t ODDFI;.S POII''PTLY aISPATCIeIIm.F 407 Post-ofice Place VWest, Therec dclori fromn Qiccu :;trc;, T ;IEL1I1OlUNEl. To l, ,ltaintaed telronti MIesars Birtchncll, B.rridga : and P'orte2r?, Lachi. A'.xr.c . THE UNWISE M...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian — 9 April 1895
Business Notice. ANNIVERSARY OF A NOTABLE EVENT I I I THE INTRODUCTION TO WA'RRAGUL OF Walker Bros, FAMOUS "CASH" SYSTEM. TfIIREE years ago we CoMMENcED _BusIMESS in Warragul, and de termined then that, whether our Trade became extensive or limited, the 'rice of our Goods would always be made as Low as Possible, and on no account would we depart from the SCasuI PRImNCIPLE" and, owing to the gratify ing and Liberal amount of support that has been ac corded to us, we have been en abled to Keep the Prices Down to a rational and reasonable basis, and uphold our " Popular Cash System" at the same time. : -PAY AS YOU CGOz IS THE TRUE SECRET OF SUCCESS. We are often asked: "How can you possibly work your business out of so Small a Margin of Profit ? This question is. easily answered We Buy for CASH, We Sell for CASH, therefore make no Bad Debts, have no Clerks or Collectors to Pay, conse quently are in a position to be satisfied with a small percentage of profit. "A Penny Saved is a Penny ...
Sawmilling at Crossover. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian — 9 April 1895
Sawmilling at Crossover. Despite the severe depression in the timber trade, and the low prices for sawn timber, yielding little, if any, more than working expenses, the two sawmills at Crossover have managed to keep going. Messrs. Fuhrman's mill near the station employs about eight hands cutting a proportionately small quantity of timber weekly, while Messrs. Mapleson and Sous find employment for about double that number of hands. The latter are going over the forest a second time, and cutting trees omitted in the first falling. It is also intended to extend the bush tramway for souse distance further to reach timber rather too remote for hauling by bullock teaihis. The timber cut by both mills is chiflya species ofiron-bark. known as silver-top and:messmate, and the principal market is Ballaratand Melbourne.
LARDNER. SUNDAY-SCHOOL ANNIVERSARY. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian — 9 April 1895
LARDNER. SUNDAY-SCHOOL ANNIVERSARY. -o (FRnO OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.) The first anniversary of the ~arra gul WVest Undenominational Sunday school took place on Sunday afternoon last, the state-school building where the Sunday-school is held, being crowded. The schoolroom was beautifully decorated with ferns, wild shrubs, flowers, etc., and showed plainly that willing hands had been at work, and that no pains had been spared to make the effect as beautiful at it looked-a perfect picture. This, we understand, was mainly due to the children, who rolled up in force early on Saturday morning laden with their contributions. The Rev. E. D.Fethers, who conducted the meeting, opened with anappropriate hymn, a'ter which, in addressing those present, he said he felt honored by the call which he had received to address them that after noon, and congratulated the teachers on having such a class of intelligent children to impart the good word to. He praised the little ones for their care and zeal ...
RAM FIGHTS IN PERSIA. A POPULAR SPORT. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian — 12 April 1895
RAMF-IGHTS IN PERSIA. A POPULAR SPORT. The popular sport in Persia is a ram ::fight. A' visitor to Stamboul thus describes'ihow these contests are conducted:?'-- The owners of the two rams bo-- th.. Persians - approached each other each holding his animal with acrop ?':When they came close together,?. they, set' to caressing and even. embracing their dear rams, subjectin':them to strong pressure of the pectoral muscles,'which appeared to excite them coisiderably. The two gladiators were then brought almost into contact. and their eyes, generally so mild, at once assumed an expression of savageness ýthat. contrasted sin= gularly!: it?their usaiial look. At the sani"e time "they piawed the ground, got seriously angry,' and had it not beenrifor.a good deal of restraint on thie part of tlieir masters,: tould have rushed furiously against each other. When" all was ready; thei Persian owners left their pets in position, and the 'two'.rams' looked at each other with eyes of fire.' As- thou...
DROUIN RACING CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian — 12 April 1895
DROUIN RACING CLUB. The entries for the different races in connection with the Easter meeting' of the Drouin racing club appear below. It will be seen that they are, with one exception, highly satisfactory especially considering the. numerous counter attractions there. '.are, Favored by fine weather, the atten dance should be large 'and, the racing good. HURDLE RACE. Sst lb J. Delaney's b gBanjo, aged :.. 12 0 G. Leith's b g Seasong, aged -.. 11 10 J. Curtain's b m lex, 4 yrs .... 11 . 5 C. J. Stribling's b g Confusion aged 11 2 11. Scarlett's ch g Whisper, aged... 10 5 C. H. Wallis' ch g Stockwell, aged 9 1 E. Condon's Contempt " .. ... 9 0 NOVICE RACE. C. J. Stribbling's b m Scandal, 6 yrs 8 13 R. Jolly's b m Lizette, aged ... 8 13 G. Leith's br m Little Birdie, 4 yrs 8 12 G. Collin's blk m Mill Maid, 4 yrs 8 12 C. H, Wallis' blk g Beggar Man, 6yrs ... ... ... 8 10 W. Rhoden's b g Battler ... ... 8 10 H. Redman's b g Chance, 4 yrs ... 8 9 DROUIN HANDICAP. P. Kennedy'sbrm Irene, 4 ...