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TRARALGON RACES. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian and West Gippsland Advertiser — 10 April 1894
TRARALGON RACES. The Traralgon Race Club held a successful meeting on Friday last. The weather was favorable and competition good. Several local horsas were placed : HURDLE IACE. - Of 6 sovs. One.and.a.half miles. * Cinderella, 10st 61b .... ... 1 Lottery, Qst ll1b . . ., 2 Ada, llst 61b- :. .. 8 Rocket, Whisper and Lucy also started. BDetting: 6 to 4 Cindrells,2 to 1 Ada. Won by a couple of lengths. PONY RACE (18 2) Of d sovs. Four furlonigs. . Dolly, 8st .. ... 1 Taff, 7st 71b ... ... 2 Duchess, 8st ... ... ... Daphne, Inquisitive, Heather, and Chatterbox were scratched. A good race; won by a length. TRIAL STAKES. Of 5 sovs. Six furlongs. Kilemna, Sst 91b ... ... I Doubt, 8st 41b ... ... 2 Lucy, 8st 121b ... Allegro, Quickstep,_ Muriel, Bolwa, Kiliany, Ile-, and Sweetlips also started. GALLOWAY IANDI504P. Of 4 sovs. Five furlongs. Revenge, 8st ... - . ... 1 . Ilyamyn, 8st .., ... . 2 Geraldine, Ost6lb .,, ... . IBetting: Evons Revenge, Won by three lengths. TRARALGON HANDICAP. Of ...
"BIRCHGROVE." A LOCAL FARM. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian and West Gippsland Advertiser — 10 April 1894
" BIRCHGROVE." A LOCAL FARM. -o Mr. Henry R. Rogers. of Birch grove, about three miles north from Warragul, is a representative land owner in the district, says the Agri cultural reporter of the "Leader". The farm has a frontage to the road to Buln Buln, and is 200 acres in extent. A very nice flock of South downs, numbering about 60, is k;ept, and in future Mr. Rogers intends devoting a good deal of attention to breeding rams of this strain, believing that a ready sele at remunerative prices will be obtained for them. If the meat freezing industry becomes fairly established, and of this there is every prospect, there is certain to be a great demand for rams to cross with merino ewes. Opinions difier as to which is the cross best adapted to produce sheep suitable for the export trade, some pinning their faith entirely to the longwool sheep, while others prefer rams of one of the Down breeds. There is no doubt that the Hampshire, Shrnpshire or Southdown cross with the merino producer...
LOCAL MINES. RED HILL CREEK. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian and West Gippsland Advertiser — 10 April 1894
LOCAL MINES. RED HILL CREEK. At this Creek, to the south of Neerim, mining in all shapes and forms is being proceeded with, but the lucky ones. are few and far-between. There are at present about 100 men on the ground, and out of this number, from enquiries made, we ascertained that not one-third are making enough to keep them in food, and when livin" out there only costs aliout u(s per week, it proves conclusively, to use a diggers' set phrase, 1" the game's not what it's cracked up to-be." Last week a little stir was made when the startling news got abroad that two miners (new comer's too) had struck it rich, viz., 2ozs. 14dwts;, and as the poor fellows were in need, nobody begrudge'd them their bit of luck. This find helped to put fresh vigor forth, and even some of the " unemployed" looked as if they would tackle.a" clay-holo,'" but the excitement soon subsided. New men are arriving daily, but thui depaitures about balance things. A new store was in course of erection last Sunda...
ORIGIN OF THE WEDDING CAKE. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian and West Gippsland Advertiser — 10 April 1894
ORIGIN OF THE WEDD ING CAKE. Our wedding cake is the remains of a custom whereby a Roman bride held in her left hand three whcat ears, and many centuries later an English bride wore on her head a chaplet of wheat. The attendant girls threw corn, either in grains or in small bits of biscuit or cake, upon the heads of the newly married couple, and the guests picked up the piecs and ate them. Such was tle beginning of the wedding cake, which did not come into general use until the eighteenth century, and was then composed of solid blocks laid together and iced all over with sugar so that when the outer crust was broken over the bride's head the cakes inside fell don the floor, and they were then distributed among the company. Eleven hundred houses said to be vacant in iiruswick out of 6300. Dox'T advertise in the WAtRRnAUL Gu.AI:I,IA unless you want to be swamped with replies. 'The circulation of that paper is double that of any other published in West Gippsland.
THE Warragul Guardian TUESDAY, 10TH APRIL, 1894. Cheap Money for Farmers. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian and West Gippsland Advertiser — 10 April 1894
THE T: ' ESDAY, lOra AP'IIIL, 1891. Cheap Money for Farmers. IT has at last become evident. that- in order, to.. relieve the, present tension produced by the tightness of money, theMinistry, intend to introduce the Credit l? oncier System of ladvancing loans to farmers and others at a low rate: of interest, and' thus adopt in Victoria a financial. sichme which is at the present time w8rking " with great success in Fraice. ' Should the Ministry mdet with a reverse in Parliament it:will go to the country on this proposition: This. will be the great ' catch" question of the hour, and one. can quite understabd the readiness of the Governmiieit to 'face the electors on this particular issue. Tlhose wlio have been closely follow ing Ministerial actions and utterances must have noted that the weaknesses of the Government lies in the fact that it has principally been engaged in refusing concessions, imposing restric tions, and inflicting retrenchment on various sections *of the community. T...
DISTRICT COURTS. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian and West Gippsland Advertiser — 10 April 1894
DISTRICT COURTS. --o Courts of Petty Sessions will be held at undermentioned places for the year as under: YARItAGCO. - Second Monday in each month at 12 noon. Sumunouses inuedrlpro v'ioun M onda'. WAtRIlAGUL.--Evry Tuesday at 11 a.m Summon: cs issued daily, except whren the clek is at other court·. DIIOUIN.-',Vcd. i, the l t and 3rd full week in cacth moth iat 11.30 o'cloc:. Sum mousns icstued prcvious Wednesday. BRANDY CSIEEIK.-Thursdav in the 2nd full wteel: in eacht mouth at 1] a.m. Sum nonses issued uereions Thursday.
AROUND WARRAGUL. AS OTHERS SEE US. (THE LEADER.) [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian and West Gippsland Advertiser — 10 April 1894
AROUND WARRACUL. AS OTHERS SEE US. --0 (TuE LEADER.) Taking an impartial view of the present condition of affairs around Warragul I am convinced that a great many persons hold more land than they can profitably make use of, and they would be better off, and the State would likewise be a gainer, were the holding of each individual not more than 100 acres in extent. While there are perhaps no large estates in the common acceptation of the term in the district there are properties comprising more than 1000 acres each, of which the owners are certainly not making profitable use. The big timber has undoubtedly been killed, but the scrub in many instances still remains, or, after being burned off once, it has been allowed to grow again, and will now be very diflicult to deal with. Such places are unsightly, and are injurious to well improved farms in the vicinity. They harbor WALLABY, KANGAROO RATS and other vermin, which make nocturnal raids on growing crops and do a great deal damage in...
GENERAL. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian and West Gippsland Advertiser — 10 April 1894
GENERAL. Iostal 1 ates.-Inland.-Letters.-Every ounce, 2d.; urgent letters, Od. additional. Interc6oloib-I;ettlei'i.i?-L3;e;halfolnce" or undierdf 'd c k Pt tli~-LEvery 2oz. or under, id. Bookisalnd iiigsazinies:-Every 4 ooz. or under, 2d, Newspapers, id. " Pa·ckets to New South Wiles and Qileensland, containing articles of any value, must be paid -letter rate. -Inland Pa'uel.Post.-Linmit, 7 lbs, Rate 21bs, ori -:iidr igd.; eachnextra lb., 3d, by special' talupast the 1.O. All Countries Outside Austrailusia (which fur postal lpurpoes includes British New Guinea, Fiji, and NewlHebrides) Letters-For every'½ o. or tnder .....21d Post Cards ... ... ... each lid Reply Post Cards ... each Id Newspapers (for United Kingdom) ' SEachhNewspaper4 oz.'or under .. Id ??achadiditiont 2 oz. or fractini therof ' s? ... .. d Newspapers (for places outside United Kingdom) 4 oz. or under ... Id (A) Coinmiercial papers, 5 oz. or ~nder, 21d 1Fach additional 2 oz or under id (s) Printed papers (pther thau...
VICTORIAN EGGS [?] LONDON. A SUCCESSFUL EXPERIME[?] [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian and West Gippsland Advertiser — 10 April 1894
VICTORIAN EGGS LONDON. A SUCCESSFUL EXPE -0o At the close of Dece-mbErd year Mr. Connor, M.L.C., si the mail steamer Victoria t*O of cheese and seven boxes d: (about one hundred dozen), i news just received regarding shipment is of an encoW character. MIr. Connor's agents advised him that the t ment arrived safely and in e condition, the eggs being tester. 22nd February and found h sound, and as fresh as if thest been taken from the faum- ya' plan of preserving and paich, eggs has not been disclosed,t reported to be very simplE. trifling cost, infiiitely sup"rc:r process of pickling or usi~? preservatives. The cheese i' spoken of, and it is expcectie will realise 56s, per cnt. l:in the experimental shipmenit ih evinced by the Acting Agen'Z. who sent an oflicer to rep;, regard to the result of the tri', is declared to be thoroughl' fl. No memnber of the liawnrdwc'rn can for a moment coilimp:re ' Gladstone in regulari ·it a ind Aiway, in his library, I'i " Pel'ce,," by eight io'le, ie...
MAKING NOVELS. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian and West Gippsland Advertiser — 10 April 1894
MAKING NOVELS. Interesting revelations of the American business of novel making have been made public in the law courts of the States. A' woman novelist, who was sued for a debt, wrote one book of which 100,000 copies were sold. She testified that she received £200 for it. Another book reached 50,000 copies, and she got £50 for it. She is now employed by a book and story manufactory, receiv ing £8 per week. She is given the shell or skeleton of a story, just as artificers in all trades are given patterns, and she is expected to fill up the chinks of one story every two weeks, and her employers do not care whether she buys, begs, borrows or steals her dialogue and situations.
LONG GULLY. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian and West Gippsland Advertiser — 10 April 1894
LONG GULLY. This gully is delebrated for "patclhes"--no offence to the miners meant-several good " bits" having been got in the past. Paddocking and fossicking is the order here, with the exception of Gannon and party, Ren die and party, and Teesdale and party, all of whom are sinking and driving, the latter, who are now down 60 odd feet, but have not yet bottomed, ex pect their claim, from indications, to turn out good. We hope their wishes will be verified. None of the miners here, however, are banking.
CROSSOVER. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian and West Gippsland Advertiser — 10 April 1894
OROSSOVER There are, a number of experienced miners in ,this vicinity-mostly men ,who are adopts at the" gimp" finding game-but meet who you will hlong the creek, the cry is still the same, " Barely tucker, or "Tucker dirt," or (aud this is common) " Living on the bounty of men little better-off than themselves," and as cash is the rule on the field, it is not even potatoes and point with some of them. " These diggings," said an old miner, " are all worked out, and avhat's 'ahted is new ground-there's heaps of it, but who's going to discover it ?" :- And the old man is right, too, the whole place is honeycombed-not a nook- orbcranny seemingly left untried.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian and West Gippsland Advertiser — 10 April 1894
LUZXEE. THE NEW LIGHT. TH:8 NEW AMHNICAN ILLUMINANT is now having an extr.aordinarr ale, wherever introduced. It is PEItFECTLY SAFE. and yields the moct BIILLIAA LIGIHT vet obtained Ioan any ILLU.1MIANT, whilst its beauty of ap!l.ar.m'e Luunllllds the as ruiration cf every buyer. In eoeryde"irab?? respect LUXNE tats no EQUAL, and, cs yet. no RIVAL in at the great marlets of the norld. It ia DISTINCT ADVANCE o ordinary Iiseh-Tet kerosene, and needs rnly to be shou,' and used tn en0ure an active devmud. Ask your Storekeeper Icr it, and iui-et upon hating THE NEW LIGHT 1OB SALE EVERYWHERE. Don't De deluded. You cannot rent the vacant property by merely hanigir.g a card in the window. The man who wants to catch Dame Fortune's smile must do more than Flirt with the lively lady. Thousands have tried it. Hundreds are at the same game to-day, and will have no better success than you are having With tihe fickle lady." Get down to business, advertise your vacant property, your business, and y...
ALL SORTS. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian and West Gippsland Advertiser — 10 April 1894
ALL SORTS, The Princess of Wals to the V:aluc of .1'2,000, A house burned ill i.ii Nine persons roasted alive. ' Sir Henry Parkel is ,,n h to Sydney from Yest Atro Tea, sugar and kerose?e. East Brunswick bv tt , ' worth. The 2,It. Morgan 0UOin piys a dividend of ?' March. . Sunday trains to IIcales?ili? Tree Gully'to be withdran d a winter. 'First gang of naries ... Wycheproof and the Ikuleira 'Sr Tuesday. t Therere e now ir t .i, Geelong. The total recto,? of week was 28,0.-! bags, Victorian railway quarter ending,,1st ?olrh neCt less than for sanoe nuarter inu lr Wild dogs continue to increato Cannumn and Iewell distid" effort are being toale to them. Rovenuo returns for qlartr ending 31st lMarcih ll , £600,000 as cotpared with l ? tnonths. 7Mr, Baker hopes th iit e female teachers who are retirir compensations i domestic I' sarcastic, Mr. laker. Sir William "\ ern lar that the British Govermaellnt it can to promote military di; in Europe. A young womal nta etllle anl. of a ftrmen...
UNEMPLOYED WORK. WORK FOR 400 OR 500 MEN. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian and West Gippsland Advertiser — 10 April 1894
UNEMPLOYED WORK. WORK FOR 400 OR 500 MI EN. A?rraugements have been made (says the " Age ") to send some more mlen to the Iancira line next week, and it is expected that some -100 or 500 men will be employed there within the next few weeks. There are ahlread 701) or 800 mten at work on various lines, while the lists of unemployed applying to the departmelnt carry about 2000 namnes. Store complete scrutiny is exercised witll regard to tihe positis and needs of the applicants, as it ws the unsatitstetory experience that iiIstny of the men put o01 tihe relief works last year defeated the very object of thle utllorities by spending their money inll drilnk andml other wastefiu. ness, leaving their ftuilies unllspported. It is again proidied tlhat mien with t1unlirs declendin gon thesn will have a cert1tl alliount of preflerence. Good men are also seleeted firom these and the departmlent swill reluire sonle portion of tile wages to be left with tlo officers for tile maintenance of the flm...
"Pepper with Meat." [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian and West Gippsland Advertiser — 10 April 1894
"Pepper with Meat." San Antonio, Te.e, presents in its older sections a peculiar illustration of how cuis toms survive long after their causes have. ceased. One hundred and sixty-two years ago or thereabouts, some fifteen families of Canary Island Spaniards, with a larger, number of Tlascalan Indians, started the old city. Each race brought its local ctsu? toms, and from their combination resulted the San Antonio customs of today. There are open air restaurants on the Plaza des Armes as in the Canary isles; cigarettes of tobacco and cornshuck a s among the old Mexican Indians, and queer dishes of Span-. ish meats and Mexican peppers. At the tables comely Mexican girls act as waiters and serve up "chile con came," "tamales," "enchilades" and other .truly native dishes. Observe that the "chile" is mentioned before the "came," which is very appropriate indeed, for to -an American taste there is much more of it It was in deed "pepper with meat," and not "metat with pepper," as "carne co...
A WOMAN WHO FISHES. She Lives in Counecticut and Makes Considerable Money. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian and West Gippsland Advertiser — 10 April 1894
A WOMAN- WHO FISHES. - She Lives In Connecticut and Makes Considerable Money. Miss Melinda Watrons Is the thmous fishber woman of lidjcillrse?ounty, Coo!l.. and though but. thirty years old she hle been in the fishing line for fifteen years and lute tlo desire to become a fisher of men. In fact she loves her occupation too well to quit it for married life, and expects to fish and cultivate a small tranct while health and strength remain. In the western part of Middlesex county are many ponds or small laikes, and a good -many men have followed the business of iatching fish there through the ice for years. One of the?e men was George Wa trous, the father of Melinda. - He died six years ago. When fifteen years old Melinda began to assist her father in hisowork, and site soon became.one of the most expert "gear teti ders" on the grounds. A "gear tender" is a person whose work it'is to go from line to line uand see that the hooks are properly baited and to take off the fish when caught. ...
The Canines in Luck. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian and West Gippsland Advertiser — 10 April 1894
The Canines In Luck. The latest thing opened is a hospital for dogs in connection with the University of Pennsylvania, the only institution of this kind in the country. There are similar in stitutions in Berlin, Paris and London., but A DOG HOSPITAL nnnw of thpca ie ..k, fn ha wa nonl un . none of these is said to be as finely ap. pointed or as large as the university building. The building stands in the grounds of the veterinary department, is .65 by 50 feet in extent, two stories high in addition to the basement, and very solidly built of Roman hydraulic press face brick with Lake Superior red stone trimmings Ithas all the rooms of an ordinary hos pital, for clinics and operating, baths, medication and cooking. The dogs will be in separate cages on wheels, and fifty or sixty can be kept under treatment at one time. It is expected that students will learn a great deal in compllllaratie anatomy by this sort of thing, alld not a few wealthy people are willing to pay well for having t...
Thinks He's a Baby. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian and West Gippsland Advertiser — 10 April 1894
Thinks He's a Baby. Apparently there is no end to the vagaries of monomaniaca In the Blockley alms house, Philadelphia, is a man once promi-s nent in the city council and weighing 250 pounds, who imagines thathe isa baby and enjoys himself sprawling on the floor, play. ing with a pillow and the like. Some visit ors were rjently passing through the wards, when the "big baby" began to cry bitterly. "What's the matter?" one of them asked in alarm. "Boo-hool" cried the 250-pound baby; "you ought to be ashamed of yourselves. All you big men standing there and letting a little baby like me le on the floor. Boo-hool"