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SPECIAL CASES. [Newspaper Article] — West Gippsland Gazette — 5 July 1898
SPECIAL CASES. John Minchen, 164 acres, Fmunina, recommended that lease be cancelled and land thrown open; Sarah Harris, 20 acres, Neeriim, postponed; Edwin J. Cooper, 50 acres, Moe recommended not to be interfered with, subject to compliance with certain arrangements,
TIT - BITS. [Newspaper Article] — West Gippsland Gazette — 5 July 1898
TIT - BITS. ----4--- The suicides at Monte Carlo reach an average of fifty yearly. The United Kingdom consumes G00,C001b., or about, 4,000,000gals., of tea every day, which is as much as is used by the rest of Europe, North and South America, Africa, and Aus tralia combined. It is not geperally known that the Queen has a Jewess among her neices. Her husband's nephew, Prince Leo pold of Saxc-CJburg, married the daughter of a ;Jewixsh musician in Vienna. The i ,l was well known in the city as a singer and pianist. Mr Arthur liob, .s is telling a story more or less a, :-inst himself--but with his usual geniality he doesn't mind that. He tell shanw, having to get up very early one day recently, he was bathed, dre:..,- and breakfasted, and out on the d' 'rstep by* half-past 8. There he was nreeted by the local ce' ..' ,e -with a cheery " Good night, M: Roberts." The largest farmer in England, curiously eno?h?:, bears the name of Farmer. He is the neighbour of the Chancellor of the Excheq...
LOCAL LAND BOARD. [Newspaper Article] — West Gippsland Gazette — 5 July 1898
LOCAL LAND BOARD. A local land board was held by Mr. J. C. Meakin, land officer at Drouin on Friday last when the following applications were dealt with : Allot. 80A, 114 acres, Allambee East, F. T. Jarvis recommended. Allot. 86B, 108 acres, Allambee East, Rob. Richardson recommended, O. M. Walker refused. Allot. 81A, 163 acres, Allambee East, John Avery recommended, sub ject to payment for improvements. Allot. 144, 44 acres, Drouin West, W. J. Barry recommended. Allot. 120, 250 acres, Longwarry, Charlotte Kugelmann recoommended. Allot 52.A, 20 acres, Mirboo, i). H. Lacey recommended. GA and Ga, 137 acres, Narracan, W. Brown refused, hlal to be deemed open. 13A, 400 acres, Narracan, A. 'W. Crowe, decision deferred. Allot. 51, 202 acres, Narracan, Eliza Savige recommended, subject to payment for inprovements. 51, 158 acres, Narracan South, A. Hamilton recommended, subject to payment for improvements. Allot. 181, 100 acres, Neerim, recom mended; 20 acres, Neerim, Mary Jane Davis recom...
FARM AND DAIRY PRODUCE. [Newspaper Article] — West Gippsland Gazette — 5 July 1898
FA.RlM AND DAIRY PRODUCE.. The butter market remiained steady on Friday, with a fairly good demand at generallyunaltered attes.- A slight irreg ularity in quality is noticeable, ail( in some instances it is found necessary to get butter into consumption quickly so as to avoid keeping it. The variation in quality is regaruded as being the result either of cream not being brought to the factories so regularly as it should be, or of the use of fresh-grown and sometimes weedy feed by the cattle, or of new cattle being drawn upon Victorian factory butter sold at Is 4l to is 5d, and the choicest brands, includ ing Western and prints, realised up to ls 54d. Dairy batter sold at lid to is 2d for good primhe qualities, and up to is 3d for choice, while the best separator butter realises is 3d to is 31d. A few nedium and odd lots sold dowvn to 9d. Stored Victorian butter is selling rather slowly at is to Is ld. A moderate business haits been done in imported butter at about late rates. A slig...
GRAIN. [Newspaper Article] — West Gippsland Gazette — 5 July 1898
G 1RAIN. Messrs Robert lRobinson, Griume and Co., Proprietar,. report : Wheat There is a good enquiry for wheat at 3s 9d. Oats The market for oats is quiet. Algerian s 9 to 2s ; good feeood thin sorts is Gd ; stout whites up to 2s 5d. Barley Prime malting up to 5s 61. Maize Prime now 4s 4d1; a fair bus iness doing. Peas Very quiet, 3s 6d to 4s 3d. Chaff The chaff market is very dull. Prime oaten £'2 15 to £2 17s Gd; with little demand. Oat and straw chaff £2 to £2 2s Gd. Potatoes The potato market is very firm, with a light delivery and aL slow demand. Prine, to-day, £8 5s to £8 123 Gd. Our market is one pound above Brisbane, and 12s 6d per ton over Sydney which are both very dull, with heavy stocks. Onions Prime sorts £8
WHOLESALE POTATO. [Newspaper Article] — West Gippsland Gazette — 5 July 1898
WHOLESALE POTATO. Messrs Glassford, Cook and Co., pro duce merchants, 452 Flinders-street, report: There has been no altoration in the prices since last week, with the exception of Tasmanians, the high price ruling over there preventing us fromt paying duty. We quoto for best samples of Ballarat, Trentham, and Lancefield, from £8 10s to £8 15s; inferior, from £7 15s to £8. Onions, are firmer at £8 for best samples; other sorts, £7.
PIGS. [Newspaper Article] — West Gippsland Gazette — 5 July 1898
PIGS. Messrs. MePhail Blros. and Co. report : About 970 pigs yarded. Stores: Light yarding, quality being fairly good. Biddings were brisk, but prices showed a slight fall on last week's rates. Suckers, 5s to 84; slips, 's to 12i ; big stores, from 21s to 26s. Pork: Fair yarding, and mostly of middling quality. Prices showed a slight imnprovement. Light-weight pens, 26s to 30s; heavier, 31s to 388. Bacon: A light supply forward. and mostly of good quality, prices showing ai slight improvement on last week's quota tions. Best pens made from 50s to 57s, a few small odd lots making still higher ; others from 46s to 50s. Backfatters: A fair munber forward. Good quality stuff sold well up to L5 10s; rough and inferior, L2 10s to LU.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — West Gippsland Gazette — 5 July 1898
Auctioneers' NIotices. HENRY HANSEN, AU ' T 1 0 N IE R, Stock, Station, and Insurance Agent. TRUST MDONEYS TO LEND. VALUATIONS MADE. Agent for Win. HAMILTON & Co., MASSEY-HARRIS & Co., AND Orient Line of Royal Mail Steamers. London and Lancashire Fire Insurance Company. Crelaml cpalratois, Supplied on Liberal Terms. FIR -E S. -Insure your Properties against FIRE with -HENRY HANSEN. Ten per cent. discount allowed. Clearing Sales Conducted. Horse and Cattle Sales Held As UNDER: Warragul Fortnightly Market. SWARRAGUL SALE YARDS, THURSDAY, JULY 7, 1898. Two o'Clock Sharp. H ENRY HANSEN will offer for Sale by Public Auction .14 2-year old Heifers 7 Fat Cows S Fat Vealers 1 Truck Fat Cattle. 24 Young Springers, close up. All picked dairy heifers 50 Fat Sheep 30 Fat Crossbred Sheep 4 Springers, close up. - 10 real good Springers, about six weeks off calving 5 Yearling Steers and Heifers 1 Covered Express Waggon 1 Mediumn Draught Horse 20 Fat Cattle 9 Porkers 1 Cow, just cal...
Melbourne. FAT CATTLE. [Newspaper Article] — West Gippsland Gazette — 5 July 1898
Melbourne. FAT CATTLE. 1450 yarded, comprising 400 by rail from New South Vales, 750 chiefly from the Upper MIurray, and North-eastern districts, and about 300 from Gippsland. When compared with last week's extra good supply of quality, to-day's yarding was rather an indifferent one, ranging from middling to useful beef, with a sprinkling of prime and an average num ber of cows. There was a large attend ance of both town and country buyers. The market opened about the same, but ahnost immediately bihldings became brisk, and prices improved fully 10s per head, which advance was well maintained throughout, closing with a furtherj up ward tendency. Quotations: Prime pens of bullocks, from £12 to £14; odd beasts, £14 10s and £15; good pens of bullocks, from £9 10s to £11; middling do. do., from £8 to £9; inferior do. do., from £6 15s; best pens of cows, at £9 ; odd beasts, from .£9 121 Od; good pens of cows, from £6 15 to .7 15s; others, from £5.
SKEWS & PATTERSON. [Newspaper Article] — West Gippsland Gazette — 5 July 1898
SKEWS & PATTERSON. Skews and Patterson report :-Our usual fortnightly market was held on 30th ult. The yarding of stock, with the exception of pigs, was smaller than usual, but prices were well maintained, and all classes of stock were com peted for. 50 pigs yarded. Slips, 8s, 8s Gd, 9s 6d, to 11s ; small parkers, 14s to 16s; bacon pigs, £2 10s; sows, £1 18s to £2 10s; boar pig 27s Gd. Drafts of above for Messrs W., T. Cropley, D Sheehan, T. Geary. Goo.,Edwardp, H. CO avrrie, S. Larke;, . H. Alford, C.. Cox and others. Sheep-73 yarded. A small pen of cross. bred ewes (fat), at 13s 9d; store lambs, 6s Id; good conditioned hoggets, 9s. Cattle--33 yarded. Fat stock sparingly represented. North Gippsland cows, at £5. H. Watcher's cows, at £3 15s. Store cows, to £2; backward springers, to £3 5s. Springers to £4 19s; milch cows, to £5 11s. 18 months to 2 yr Heifers, 34s Gd. Draught horses, to £12.
A SERIOUS CHARGE. ALLEGED CONSPIRACY TO DEFEAT JUSTICE. [Newspaper Article] — West Gippsland Gazette — 5 July 1898
A SERIOUS CHARGE. ALLEGED CONSPIRACY TO DEFEAT JUSTICE. Three men, named Henry Hamilton, William Irwin, and John Green, were charged at the Warragul Police Court, yesterday b)efore Mr. J. L. Parkes, J.P., with conspiring to defeat the ends of justice at D)ronin on the 20th ult. Hamilton and Irwin are local men. Green is a stranger to the district. The charge arises out of a sheep worrying case heard at I)ronin on the date named. The accused were ar rested on Sunday by Sergeant Fowler and Constable Wellwood and were re manded to appear at the Dronin Court on the 20th inst. Hamilton and Irwin were bailed out. The bail was not forthcoming in the case of Green. He therefore remains in custody.
RECEIPT AND PAY OFFICE. [Newspaper Article] — West Gippsland Gazette — 5 July 1898
RECEIPT AND PAY OFFICE. The following accounts are lying for payment at the Warragul Receipt and Pay Office. Cain, A. Lamont, H. Ducey, J. Maginn, J. Doran C. Moore, E. Derham, J. McDowell, D. Findlay, W. D.(2) McQuirk, N. C. Hearn, J. G. Paterson, R. Hodges, G. Smiley, C. W. Jones, W\. J. Watt, WV. Kelleher, T. Watts, E. S. Leith, G. WarragulAg.Sy. Lonergan, T. J.
CATHOLIC CHURCH. [Newspaper Article] — West Gippsland Gazette — 5 July 1898
CATHOLIC CHURCH. Mass will be celebrated as follows: DrioUIN: 9 a.m. ?[oE: 9. a.m. TRAF.ALGA. : 11 a. 1n. WAIR.uAGUL: 11 a.m.; Vespers Drouin, 7. Over 40 columns of local news and other reading matter will appear in each issue of the l'est Gippsland Gazette. Only 2,:6 per quarter-the cheapest budget of news published in Gippsland.
DISTRICT NEWS. LARDNER. [Newspaper Article] — West Gippsland Gazette — 5 July 1898
DISTRICT NEWS. (FRo-u VARIOUS C(ORRE.SiPONDENTS). LARDNER. The district of Lardner is regaining its usual prosperous aspect. The oat crops that are up look healthy, plough ing is in course of progress, and the new sown glass is above ground, but, although showing a bright green, it is very short growth, being very slow the last few cold weeks. The cattle are missing the shelter of the scrub, which was burnt by the late fires. In one paddock I saw a nmuber of cows with rugs on, made of corn sacks, and am told that the cows are greatly benefitted by them, as they keep the cattle dry and warm. There is a greater demand for straw and hay this season than there has ever been before in the district, and teams are kept busy carting it. The assemblies which are held in the Lardner Mechanics' Institute on the first Friday of every month nearest full moon, besides being well conducted and enjoyable, are proving a success financially, the committee having lately purchased a piano from Mr S. Ja...
PRESBYTERIAN. [Newspaper Article] — West Gippsland Gazette — 5 July 1898
PRESBYTERIAN. WAnIuAGU : 11 a.m. and 7 p.m., Rev. C. H. Hunter, M.A. LARDNEuI: 2.30 p.m., Rev. C.H. Hunter. 'ARrAG.UL 11 a.mI. M1r. Cropley, and '7 p.m., Rev. T. Alday. VAInoAGUL SourTH: 2.30 p.m., Rev. T. Alday. SEA VIEw : 11 a.m., Rev. T. Alday. BjLOOM3FII:LD : 3 p.m. Y.A~uGoN : 11 a.m., Mr Rutherford. SuVY CREEK : 3 p.m. IROKEBY 3 p.m., Mr.Lloyd. BULN ]3ULN EAST: Mr. Cropley.
A FUNNY STORY. ABOUT A MOB OF BULLOCKS. [Newspaper Article] — West Gippsland Gazette — 5 July 1898
A FUNNY STORY. ABOUT A 3101 OF IUWLLOCKS. The supply of fat cattle is greatly below the demand in the Melbourne market; and city butchers are hard pit to it to keep up with their cus tomers: This will possibly continue until the spring grass gets its work in and fills out the backward frames of the attenuated bovines. But, after all, the question .of " fatness " is principally one of price. "Wait," remarked a well-known cattle man the other day, " until prices go up a couple of pounds. You will be astonished where the fats come from." Then he told a pre-Adamite story as an instance. In company with a friend, he was driving a mob of cattle to Traralgon, the points of which were so visible that they caused a blush to rise as they passed any signs of civilisation. Just priorto reaching his destination he met a brother beef waltzer,, driving what ajpeaired to be a mob of galvan ised magpie cages. Enquiry, however, elicited the information that they were bullocks of that period; and the ...
TO THE UNITED KINGDOM. [Newspaper Article] — West Gippsland Gazette — 5 July 1898
TO THE UNITED KIN(DOM. Letters - E very half-ounce or under .. ... ... 0 0 2 Post Cards ... ... ... 0 0 l Newspapers, 4oz. or under ... 0 0 1 Each additionalk2oz. or under r.0 0. 4. Coumnercial and printed-pa. pers, about the smune rate as in Victoria; but see " Postal Guide." Parcels-Each 2lb. or under ... 0 1 6 Each additional lb. or under, up to 11b ... ... 0 9