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DEPARTURE OF THE REY. J. THOMAS. A FAREWELL MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian — 12 April 1895
EPART E OF THEREY S JI?HOMAS, ,' A FAREWELL MIEETTlG. The general feeling of respert esteem entertaiued towards tli ,et Thomas, who is vacating the r,~, of the Warragul Vesleyalo Cehu after a two years' pastorate, to ? take a similar position in the important town of Bairnsdale. markedly demonstrated on e evening, when a farewell tea, folloi by a musical evening, was heldin Public Hill. The gathering, of; thelhsivy thunderstortm w?inh vailed during the evening a~s I" existence of a counter attraction town, was unusually large andsent sentative of each of the -o denominations. The ladies of congregation provided an ce, tea,. and admirably arrauged ii details of its preparation. Mr. C. Sargeant, M.L.C., pres' over the subsequent proceedings Rou; differed from the meetings hl held on such occasions, ina the programme embraced a proportion. of musical conetibaa and thus introduced a very accep and entertaiining element. Sp the Chairman were thei Thomas, Rev. J. H. Angusk ri Copeland, an...
OUR LETTER BOX. [We distinctly wish it to be understood that we do not necessarily uphold the views expressed by correspondents under this heading.] THE ATHENÆUM COMMITTEE. TO THE EDITOR [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian — 12 April 1895
OUR LETTER BOX. [We distinctly wish it to be understood that we do not necessarily uphold the views expressedbycorrespondents under this heading.1 THE ATHENIEUM COMMITTEE. TO THIE EDITOR SIR,-Had "Bookworm," taken the trouble to be present at the subscribers meeting, lie; w?ibil :.have had a good opportunity to air his views, and no doubt the affairs of the Athenmum would have benefitted greatly ini consequence. His statement that only,threemembers of the "public" were presenti and the deductions he ;makes in' consequeneo are plausible, enough, but were he to take the trouble; he would find tiat the greater portion of the subscribers are strongly in favor of turning the present rooms into a public hall. It may.interest him, also to.learn that the committee of the Athenl um were elected to Iconduct its affairs on business principles, and that as " the snug 'littleorooms" are producing very little revenue,,it is their duty to use other meanis of attracting it. The policy of the late M...
THE Warragul Guardian WITH WHICH IS INCORPORATED The Warragul News. FRIDAY, APRIL, 12TH, 1895. PUBLICATION NOTICE. In consequence of Easter Holidays, there will be no publication of this journal on TUESDAY next. Flax Cultivation. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian — 12 April 1895
wrtB whICh 1s 1.cosoMTXED h Warragit a s. FRIDAY, APRIL 12ra, 18905. PUBLICATION NOTICE.' In consequence of Easter'Holi. days, there will be no publica.?, tion of this journal on TUES. DAY next. Flax Cultivation.' One'of the enterprising farmers of the Warragul district has practically decided to enter largely into the cultivation of flax and to procure'the requisite machinery and plant for preparing and treating the fibre. He naturally anticipates that as soon as the.facilities are provided for treating the fibre locally, many of his neighbors will ;also adopt the new industry, and that'he will thus secure a tolerably large supply of the raw material for the manufacturing process on mutually advantageous terms. This proposal on the part of the farmer alluded to, is independent of the suggestion to start the industry in Warragul on the co-operative principle. There are in. dications that large quantities of fibre and oil yielding seeds will, ere long, be' raised in the Warragul dist...
RECEIPT AND PAY OFFICE. WARRAGUL. LICENSES. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian — 12 April 1895
*,,REEIPT.:ANHDEPAYOFFICE., WARnRAGUL.. -:I rl ICENSES. '3J Cowann''-"'" .M. ?G.G Henley I) M:'. Cahlrt' """ iJ. G.ioriley j.i .iJ. .Hiitcoeo' " "W. 'Hewitt A. Hiutli'sh '' 'C. Holde: ' M. A. Mpleson i ',1 .'Hdderl: "' W'flsw - £T. M.'Joh'nsori . E. S. Spencer q I3 Johnson .' A... i' 'ght g..52 .r :Yq;.iKo]Iy. I ..'...,. u. B;peneer J. Keo'h . H. Fish. ; W. L.Kneale T. Gap.es:;',.; ,. F,,S Laver Thorpdale South J. Larkin' SCireamery r-.:"( F: R.Lempriere . j E. Weeks .- : .. :.' '.!F. lusgrave M. Mulcare;; .; D. urdie .G-;Napier * . IR. Moore H. W -Boiiuln .- W. G. M'Gown... W. H. Gardiner C.J..M'Murdie W. Beilby ' :" ' 'H;Neilla ATd.'Grobii ' . ' ewbury I SA F;bill-- : :- C. M'Kenzie . *; W.'GI Toig F' " .F icol ,. - .- S. Laver A. J Nicholson , Adkis , W. O'NeBll C: Xakiiis O ;Neill - SJ.Ahby O'eill ' P. Baiter .. . J H Potter -A."Butterworth H. Price ,G:. Borke ;. , .' T. Pilkingto C; L. Bower .. ?i ;'T..C.Parker 'J.'T. Branmitrove J.:E.iolls D. AM.' oyd ;i .W.'Ritchie i J. A. Bo...
SUED FOR A DOG. A DISTRESSING CASE. ONCE WORTH £20,000. NOW PENNILESS. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian — 12 April 1895
SUED ;FOOR A DOG. : A DISTRESSING CASE. - ---0---; ONCE WORTH £20,000. NOW PENNILESS. 'At the St. Kilda Court on Wednesday: aiman named Charles R. Wilde was called-upon tb show cause:why he should 'nt 'b;e'committed to goal for having failed to pay 17s 6d said to .be due to! the local council, as rates for a dog over the age of six months., :-; The Chairman (Cri Connibere, J.P.) : Why did you riot.pay this amount ?. Wilde :'Because I dm utterly un able to.. I aim only earning 8s a week 'in Gippslanid.' SWhat haveyou dohne with' yourilast week's· wages ?-Your worship, it barely keeps me. . . How, then, does.-,your.family live at St. Kilda ?-My wife goes out . selling goods from house'to house. .What .have you at all?lNothing whatever. I have just been' sold out. A few years ago I was worth £20,b000, as your Worships kniow; now I amii not, worth 10s: The banks have. ruined me completely. Mr. Krone', J.P': Perhaps' we' had better adjourn this case. The. Chairma :..Yes..?(To defen dan) ...
EXCISE PROSECUTIONS. NEERIM CASES. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian — 12 April 1895
EXCISE PROSECUTIONS. NEERIM" CASES. 0--- At the Brandy Creek Police Court yesterday, before Mr. C. A. C. Cress well, P.M., and Messrs. A. E. English and R. Armstrong, Js,P., Marian Stepheus, of the Neernm South ICoffee Palace was fined .L23 and £3 4s 3d costs, for selling alcoholic liquor with out a license, and a similar penalty, for a similar offence,lwas imposed upon Mary Ellis of Neerim South. A like charge against Mrs Barr, of Neerim, was die missed, the excise officer being unable to identify Mrs Barr as the person who supplied him with the liquor. DMr. D. Ferguson prosecuited for the Excise Department, and Mr Barker (of Farlow and Barker) defended,
Chinese Missions. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian — 12 April 1895
Chinese Missions. In continuation of the services held by Mr Cheok Hock Cheong, Chinese Missionary, in St. Paul's Church, Warra. gul, on Sunday, a service was held on Monday evening, and was attended by a crowded congregation. The preliminary portions were conducted by the RIev. E. D. Fethers, and an address was delivered bylMr Cheong.onsome of.the interesting feattres of hina. He alluded to the vast extent of the Chinese Empire and to its great antiquity,,and said it was a splendid field for missionary enterprise, as the people all spoke the one language. The people were well educated, and as an incentive, to. self-advancement in this direction, the highestpositions in the land were only attainable on a strict examina tion b~asis. Li Hun" Chang, the present Prime Minister of C'ina,, and Envoy..to Japan in dconnection with"- the ip~dce iegotiations?nown proceeding, was an 'instaEb of biSatmay happen to a'inan in China. Forty years age he was a ragged street musician. Thepeople had a...
The Christian Endeavor Society. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian — 12 April 1895
The Christian Endeavor Society. The members of the Warragul Christian Endeavor Society entertained the Rev. and Mrs. Thomas at tea in the Wesleyan School.room on Tuesday evening...- There was a good gathering of members present, and the proceedings were of a very pleasant and enjoyable character, A meeting was afterwards held, ?hen the president--Mr C0 J. Jones -referred to the regret felt by the mem bers at the forthcoming departure of Mr and Mrs Thomas, and wished them every success in their new field of labor. Mr Copeland, Mr C. Sargeant, M.L.C., Mr R.: Hillard and others spoke in a similar strain. Mr Thomas, in reply, expressed his appreciation of the assistance rendered him in his work by the society, and added.that if a similar society was not already in existence in connection with the church at Bairdsdale, he would establish one as. quickly as possible, as he considered it a valuable auxiliary of church work:
Warragul Butter Factory. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian — 12 April 1895
Warragul Butter Factory. The usual Directors' meeting of. the Warragul Butter Factory was held on Wednesday at-the office of the company. Present-Messrs. Harvie,' in the chair, Lillico, 'Walkde, and Anderson. It was resolved that the export of butter be continued for one more month. The question of fixing the price of milk for the month was left to a special 'meeting to be held on' the 17th of May. The transfer of 10 shares was reported and approved of.., Mr., 11. R. Rogers was appointed director, vice G. Jenkins re signed. As` the company has several liabilities to meet, and the latest shipments had resulted in losses, it was resolved to cial up 'the balance' of the 'cdmpany's capital by easy instalments. extending. over'4 months. 'Accounts to the extent of £197 were duly passed for pay nent. A cricket matoh ,will be played to morrow ao? the Show-grounds between representatives from Warragul and Darnum. The former club will choose their men onh the ground at 11. WorIc at the.Propri...
Easing off the Selectors. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian — 12 April 1895
- Easing off the Selectors. A correspondent informs us that one of the banking establishments is apparently ,desirous of coming to a mutually bonefi cial arragement with those of the farmers who are heavily indebted to the institution in qgiestion. It is recognised that to foreclose on the borrower who obtained large advances in the more prosperous times, and eject' him from his. holding, does not improve the bank's position in the least,' in fact, recent experience has demonstrated that forced sales of farm lands rarely realize the amount of the mortgage. The bank is now disposed to be 4 little more lenient with the indus trious but involved selector, and not only proposes to reduce the rate of interest but will allow him to remain in possession of his farm if he wll meet the interest when 'due and'reduce the principal as he is able. This is a step in the right direction and if the farmer isi lso given'some guarantee that he will not be molested for say 5 years.he will. in all. pro...
Claim against the Council. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian — 12 April 1895
Claim against the Council. At the meeting of the Warragul Shire Council on Wednesday, a claim of £8 for loss of a horse, made by Mr H. Hansen, was briefly discussed. The ground of the claim was that the animal had broken its leg through the defective crossing over Hazel Greek, near the Warragul B3utter Factory. The- crossing was laid about two years ago with the object of facilitat ing the watering of horses and stock at the creek, but it is maintained that it has since been allowed to get out of repair. Councillors were divided on the question of liability. Some were evidently nuder the impression that Mr Hansen had the law entirely on his side, while others, in view of the fact that the crossing was never intended for general traffic, held the opposite view, and expressed a desire that legal opinion should be obtained, as similar cases would in all probability crop up. This course was eventually adopted.
Sugar Beet Pamphlets. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian — 12 April 1895
Sugar Beat Pamphlets. An important parcel of pamphlets has recently been received by the Agricultural. Department concerning the cultivation of sugar beet, and owing to the valuable information they contain considerable demand has been made for them from all parts of the country. Knowing the interest manifested a abort time ago in his constituency in the growth of sugar beet, Mr. G. J. Turner, M.L.A., wrote to the Secretary for Agriculture and asked that copies of thebpamphlet might be sent to the several shire secretaries in this electorate for free distribution. The following is the reply just to hand:-" In reply to your letter of the 20th nult., I have the honor, by direction of the Minister of Agriculture, to inform you that only a limited supply of the sugar beet pamphlets referred to has been received, but a few copies will be forwarded to each of the shire secretaries named for distribution."
Lily Dampier Company. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian — 12 April 1895
Jily Dampier Company. Ve remin our readers that a treat is in store for them on Easter Monday night, whet?ii ss Lily-Dampierc will make he'r first appearance in Warragul.. It is rarely we have an artiste of such ability with us, and the opportunity of witnessing a first-class performance should not be missed. Miss Dampier is an Australian in every sense of the Word, and has been playing in Victoria ever since she was a child. The pieces to be produced are the comedy drama " Sweethearts," by NV. S. Gilbert, of Gilbert and Sullivan, London, and the charming. comedietta "Ruth's Romance," by Fred. W. Broughton. Miss Dampier will be ably supported, and for the convenience of those who are anxious to secure seats in time, a box plan has been opened at Fielder's,whero tickets may be obtained for all parts of the honse
RAILWAY TIME-TABLE. WARRAGUL TO MELBOURNE. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian — 12 April 1895
RAILWAY TIME-TABLE. i AR1RA UL. TO MELBOURN E.U? Warragul'. .. 11.1 4.30 7:5sl Dr ..VJiU - 112 4:5 ,0.° Longwarry .. 11.31 5.5 -8.25 Bunyip- ," . '` 11.38. 5.15 8.32: Pc ai'ed ... . 11:45 5.23 8.39 41 Tyniong '.-' - 11.5 5.30 8.46 th Narrnikgoon .. 12.0 5.40- 8.54 1 Pakenm?nn .. 12.9 .5~.5% 9.4 Bleaconsfield .. 12.5 6.14 9.20 " Berwick - 12.30 6.18 9?23 Dandenong . 12.53 .50 9.52 C Oakleigh (a) .. 1.16 7.19 - Oakleegh (d) .. 1.21 7.23. 10.16 t Melboime .. 1.4 7.52 110.40 of IET?HOTTRNE 10 ,WARRAGUL.: ' th Dep. a.m a.m p.m Melbourne .. 7.50 11i.50 4.30 Oakleigh .. 8.22 12.20 5.2 je Dandenong 8.46 1.15 5.28 Berwick .. 9.10 1.42 5.52 Beaconsfield 9.. .18 1.46 5.56 Pakenham .. 9.31 2.7' 6.14 Nar-nar-goon .. 9.44 2.18 6.24 Tynong .. , 9.52 2.28 6.32 Al Garfield .. 9.58 2.35 6.39 Bonyip 10.4 2.49 6.48 9d Longwarry . 10.10 3.1 6.55 Drouin .. . 10.23 3.21 7.10.. co Warragul 10.38 3.37 7.25 - WARRAG?L TO TIARALGON. w Departure. a.m p.m p.mn el Warragul .. 11.8 5.45 7.50 Bloomfield 11.15 5.52...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian — 12 April 1895
Public Notices.. Licensed Surveyor, Architect and Valuator. Di 30 Years' Municipal Experience. Di HAMER'S LABOR :AGENCY: -o- B 159 LONSDALE STREET M U MELBOURNE. O H FARMERS, DAIRYMEN. . and other 1 -Employers of LABOR- -(?n be Supplied with First-class Ser rants--No Charge-No Delay--by making their requirements known Of tome. Immediate attention given. Di 0--- Be [CARD.] BE ps HAMER & CHESTER, Tý General Commission . I AYO Di Farmers' -Agents, V 159 LONSDALE STREET - MELBOURNE. . Bone Dust. Bone Dust. J. COCKBILL, ,: Bone Dust Manufacturer, B EGS to inform his numerous friends and - customers that hie has reduced the prise of his superior . Bone Dust to £5 per ton. Delivered at Railway Station, or on the Wharf, Melbourne. GUARANTEED GENUINE. ODERS rROMPILT DISPATORED. - 407 Post-office Place West, - Three doors from Queen-street, Ti MELBOURNE.R Li To be obtained through ·' Meesrs Birtohnell, Barridge Si . anid Porter, LocAL Aurses. THE UNWISE MERCHANT.g One day when busines...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian — 12 April 1895
..,.... Business Notioe. --: . i I'"?7; ' ANNIVERSARY OF A NOTABLE EVENT I THE INTRODUCTION' TO WA RR A GUL . . . . , Walker Bro,' FAMOUS "CASH", SYSTEM. THREE years ago we COMMENsCEi BUSI'Ess in Warragul, and de terminbd then `that;, whether ofir Trade became extensive or miie~d, 'the Price of :'obr' Goods would always be made as Low as . " ,s-- Posiible, andL^ on no account. would we depart from the ' OASi PisNCIPLE" ; and, owingto the gratify ing and'Liberal amount of support' that has been ac corded to ius, wo: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 : CO : IS THE TRUE SECRET ..OF.. SUCCESS. We arf often asked "How- can yoypossibliy wodrk y.our business out of so Small ..a :,Margii of Profit ? This' qiestidn is easily S answered S.We Buy for CASH, WdSell for CASH, -therefore' make 'no Bad ,Debts, have ino Clerks or Colleotors'to Pay, conse re uently are in a position to be...
BULN BULN SHIRE COUNCIL. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian — 12 April 1895
RULN BULN SHIRE COUNCIL i A meeting of the Buln Buln Shire sh Council was held on Tuesday, and was pr attended by President Lacey and Crs. ; Aikman, Currie, Hogan Stewart, Bookless, Petschack, Winter and °P Murray. CORRESPONDENCE. From A. Haoust, Crossover, asking he that the council would expedite the i excision of the road he was promised, as the winter was setting in, and delay would seriously inconvenience him. Unless Harris carries out his agree ment the survey through his land will co be effected at once. be From Joseph Dowey, Neerim, com- tic plaining that J. J. Barr had caused several trees to be put on the main at road at Neerim, asking that same be 1 cleared.--Action to be taken by the l secretary. From M. Barr and Co., Neerim, T protesting against the acceptance of fo C. Lowry's tender for contract Li9. tb There reasons were that their price was lower than Lowry's, and with one w exception they had always faithfully r carried out shire works. In that case fa they made goo...
THEY SAY [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian — 12 April 1895
THEY '-SAY That the Flax Industry will boom in and around Warragul iext season-a trump card at last. That the good old, loving, stick-to-me tight street mud will lie in evidence for the next month or so. That there was great disappointment to a goodly number of townsfolk at not having the lecture by Mr. Cheong. That there are mushrooms in :plenty out South Warragul way, if the armies of youngsters travelling in that direction laden with buckets, billies, tinse, etc., is any criterion. That there is very little chance of the Warragul Butter Factory declaring a dividend in the near future. ... That all dogs should wear muzzles that are allowed to roam about our streets -hydro you know (2?) That the local builders are flourishing just now-?w?rk,C:bnutnot more than they can dd." That a coat of paint and a little carpenter. ing would assist greatly in beautifying our Public-hall. - That the. Athen-eum. if restored; to an amusement hall will just about be large enough for our present time...
LARDNER. WARRAGUL WEST SUNDAY SCHOOL SOCIAL. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian — 12 April 1895
LARDNER. \VARRAGUL WEST SUNDAY SCHOOL SOCIAL. • aItofl OU'n diOW, CORRESPO\DE T.) A social took place on Mond?ay evening jlast in' the- AVarran-ul West State-scinol bluuldmag, in conneetiou with the 'abhied Snnday-school, there being a, very large attendance present. Mr..'!r ames, in starti?, ?ihe proceed. ing, statted tUit they had assenibled that eyventmnjuot only to,celebryae tlie first sociail in connection? with--tIe school, but also to bid farewell to a very earnest, worker, viz-: the superinten dcet, MIrs. Toye. Mrs. Toye had been instrumental in starting the school, and it was undoubtedly due to her efio?ts tha' the school was'. firmly established. He felt sorry that busi ness engagements in: Warragul pre. cluded Mrs. Toye's further attendance at the school; and, in wishing.her all prosperity, he said he ,merely echoed the sentiments of the children and also their pareits; who" were' all sorry thiiy were losing an untiring earnest worker. Games and. amusements of various kin...
THE VANISHING EGGS. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian — 12 April 1895
THE VANISHING EGGS. A .Toorak gentleman was puzzled recently to know' why his fowls never laid. Being in Melbourne one day he purchased two dozen eggs and took them out to his suburban residence, and at night he slipped half-a-dozen of these into the nests. " Well, gardener," he said next morning;-" none of these fowls have laid.yet. 9"' "No, sir,". said the gardener sadly, shaking his. head. "They are very slow to lay, sir, at this time of the year." The same thing occured on the two following nlights and mornings. On the fourth morning the gardener ap peared with one egg, saying-" They'll soon begin now, sir; here is one of them already." " Well," said the master; "It is a poor beginning. 'I have, put four-and twenty eggs into the nests myself.'