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SNAKE BITE CURE. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 6 January 1914
SNAKE BITE CURE. For every ill Nature is said to pro vite a cure near at hand, and tilhe to110w\i?g a6ts seens to conflrnl tnis otd sayinug:---unuer date 3rd Uctober, a correspuondent writes to the " Cey lo0n uDserver"' front Hajagirlya, tele IrIl hou a ie\Vw \weeks prevlousiy he inid read witl Increiulity tnat tle Juice of the piantain (uanana) tree uuiiiiniusteretd Iliterlulaiy was a cure bur bellUOUIouS SIllKO bite. Ulnl tie teVening ot tile 2111 UCtouer a Vailuaiue 0U:I terrier belOnging to 11 was sLtung II1 tour places oil tile tOllgue aLDf tw\O p.aces scI tlie right leg by1i a coura of ile Imost dceadly variety, \whllch in the ellid tlle terrier killed. Hie Lad otten aat his budl terrlss stung by courasi UCLore, a8111l ill CISeS \wluee tLey llatd lot u~cell slunlg oil tile tOlngue ii hlad citeCtI(1 a cureby aL11lllisterlng l lle JUicC and gnee kclariled butier) in terlnally, land ulndliute, Conuy s i, luid externaTihy, alter slicing tile StlIlg nulalis with a penklnile aud squ...
CRAMMING V. EDUCATION. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 6 January 1914
CRAMMING V, EDUCATION, Utvtr t yuicty L ul-.resJltolid?t \rltlts: UltttUita uttlL I 1 Ltttisu ll 177tlli l UL.D ahlll 4 A.L t. IL 4Lol1Sa LOl t, i1i Ui ttI1~LttUU JIIU Lilto ~LUUL11 ClL 1311 11 toer pli?.M a U pruliutI by 11A L LaU, 17110175 U11011? SiLe17nCtt, to a \vry lari 1'e eXL.·ell, tLlilZ" OWIl itllitttl'e, )Ill ut.ultil aGUbJOC to it V01.y 11I10 )s# Ltilln. UilIrU 1J r1113 .\rlorUi L10f livsL sUllC Ulltlel Lileo .UribulLLlull UI k.!u bepd?Lt0' oUrUaI, 11113 -tl'fbl'ty "I Jall St hl U U3t dU Ut ta?tliitllltlb, alnUll Lit. .llu00tlI Ut, ClltlitJL Ule \\1IIl 111U ULthI1'. *ll?. I Ct.0 1 3 )I ~tlo 1tiLtl ' V Lll UIl jrltut 01 o111in iU10 CU'tL1tll li)tLIL ro lullip lied rl ll , L? l0 ty p ~Jt l begu 111 LU ,?a.L. UC)lII pIVVo uI eLQ. Al lU l etl \'LU' 1111' iur, tillel ŽIaiL Is 1 .ll .Sl1 tts 1p1l t 01 1 'U vcintate exan!lrI1Hrltloll uL £110 pupilu Of tile SCOniltary Cl001s, \1hell Iltelr pro llt'l20.Y WOUlti be licll DLr Lttr pro vuecd tor )y periout?ail ill-yaeCti-lls. 1 l.\a...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 6 January 1914
---[ .. I THE YLON" SPR NG COAL WILL KEEP J'AUT BECAUSE IT IS ELASTIC. two b one s ao " e (prr g C.ol Fence 30m. lhigh from the ground. wsth tne F- then 42tr thd too o ie and the oil-er in, abu ve tat agrn. Altotethyr. t?he Fence boslutes highr a dl hold any stackh. It ony neeods one b b t . . a "he re .y s heerp p roc TP .c sent out e o .5iL .on Rol:e read for erdctin f. T"_,p.! bottom Lines are No.a wire: r otesmediateNo. II; nd Cross Ties, No I "d d Crimps in the horizontal Ines d ke the Fence I stic, and pro ideU for epanroirn - ontraction csed by changes in the weather. TI e Fence is elastic Oand cannot Y- strained too tightly. The Cross Ties form a close oeb through which no stock can set. Thre are no sharp points to tear the c wo lo or ina ooung stock. PRIC , £15 PER MIYLE, or 4/6 per Chain for smaller loso. These prices do not include the Borbed Wire. GLr OUR CATALOGUE. CUT OUT THIS COUPON and [DST TiOi-AY - CYCLONE FENCE cod GATE CO.. 4,9 Swnnnton Street. Melbourne. Nul CYC...
RAINFALL AS REGISTERED AT "THE GIPPSLAND MERCURY" OFFICE, SALE. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 6 January 1914
RAINFALL AS REGISTERED AT "THE GIPPSLAND MERGURY" OFFICE, SALE, I . I Year. Jani . F , l ., Mar. Apr. NM ' ,,. , - \,-. ,t O , :,o, C.t L c. j Year. ...i. - , .... ...... ..... ? ... ? ._ ' ; 1887 .. 1.5 3.93 2.3 '2.99 0.63 3.20 3.0 ' ) .0 ' 1.89 2.31' 5.12 2 . 30.62 1888 .. .63 1.1o 4.0' 0.62 1.61 1.13 0.7 1.03 1.36 1.44 1.47 2.'5 22.14 1889 . 2.4i 2.4 0 ' ; 2.77 3.16 2.25 0.7 0.91 2.4 .3 1.10 24.70 1891 2.28S 0.50 0.85 3.51 1.02 5.17 3.4 4.02 '2.42 2.27 i 3.86 1.75 31.13 1892 . 2.47 0.10 1.12 2.26 1.61 0.7;' 1.01 1.29 3.72 4.22 377 1.86 24.16 1893 .. 2.54 0.33 2.00 3.63 3.11 1.' 2.48 0.70 2.87 2.06 3.52 4.92 29.59 1894 . 1.19 0. 6 1.5S 2.60 0.49 2.77 2.71 1.25 2.17 2.37 0.691 2.34 20.82 1895 1.01 0.67 2.16 1.07 0.66 1.48 1.05 3.63 3.04 0.46 0.04 4.211 19.48 1896 0.91. 3.06 1.46 1.77 1.24 5.26 0.90 3.29 2.80 1.19 1.621 1.141 24.64 1897 4.57 7.72 1.40 0.72 3.67 0.72 1.72 4.34 2.10 1.79 0.93) 0.50 30.18 1898 .. 0.50 2.56 0.95 0.5 1 4.86 1.09 1.04 1.22 2.57 1.82 2.41 0.26 19.59 1899 ....
(From the "Herald.") [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 6 January 1914
( From the " H-erald.' ') "John Henry Sparks,'" called Ser geant T. Ahern. at the Cithy Court on Saturday, and in response a thick-set, middle-aged man with clearn-shaven face stepped forward. He smiled to a friend in court as he took his stand at the dock. There was a buzz of excitement in the room, and the court was quickly tfilled by police otficers and detectives. The charge read out against the man was that he had escaped from legal custody on July 3. 1901. He was discharged. Mir. C. Barnet, who appeared for the man, said that he was arrested and charged under the name of Sparks, but he denied that he was in any way identical with that man. Inspector hunker said there had evi dently been a mistake made. Detective A. S. Burvett said that, in consequence of information received at headquarters, an intimation was sent. to Gippsland, and the man was arrest ed. Hote was brought'to Melbourne for the purpose of identiflcation. lie had been seen by Inspector Macnanamny, ,rh-. Middledit...
LATEST INTELLIGENCE. Melbourne, Monday. A DISAPPOINTED IMMIGRANT. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 6 January 1914
LATEST TNTELLLIGENC3. -`-4--- (BY WIRE.) ,(From Our Own Corrempondent.) Melbourne. Monday. A DISAPPOINTED IMMIGIRA NT. Hugh Jaborlinsk. a young Rnss nn medical student, who was to-day charged with attemit at sulicide, said he".was tired and fell into the river. .He could speak French and Gorman. bit owing to his ignorance of English .he -could not get employment with a ldoctor. He was remalnded fr in.1uir;'. POLICE SAVINGS: `The Chief Commissioner of Police (Mr.. Sainsbury) claims to have ef fected a. saving of £3, in the ipollce buildings required at \iarragul. Sale, Neerim and Rosedal, by personally visiting tho district rt·e ntly.
THE SUSPECTED GAOL-BREAKER [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 6 January 1914
THE SUSPECTED GAOL-BREAKER Thy man who gave the name of Ed ward O'Neill, who was arrested at Ornmeo on Sunday week on suspicion he was John HTenry Sparks. who broke caol at Pentridce in July, 1901, was brought to Melbourne by Constable Whittey on Friday night. and lodged in the Russell-street lock-up. O'Neil persists that he is not Sparks, and that he was never In Rutherglen. where occurred the rob bery from a mine manager for which :parks received 12 years" imprison mont. The accused is well known in G ippsland. and the fact that he was making an honest living for his wife and four children on ground that was trearded as too barrenl to be produc tive of any kind of produce, has led his neighbors to the belief that he is not the crininal the police allege. The warder who went from Pent ridge to Omeo to identify the arrest ed man was-unnable to swear that he was Sparks. The latter had several prominent moles about his body, but none could be found on O'NeillI. The accused man has a l...
A SMALL COMPROMISE. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 6 January 1914
A SMAL U 1U "i'i hi Ci Sl V. .James A. Grillith. ariias i)'Iii jii~ii agreed to accepti E'26sconP r si)CatIfnI for. being arrestcd as' ''iparks,'' a 'rison bIeaker. ;The Irta ut appears to be ridi ii. ia m andn.L will iiroh ~bly be hi-ard iif the V~ase where such a serious blunder wis niid'. The case is cmusing 1mm' e eti-. ext itil'llwit ill Easmtern Gmlmpsl,-'iu 'wheil i. cii'. itas well known. Full ueta1 ti! f . thy casi apipear elsewihcir*.-Ed. .ii
AVON SHIRE COUNCIL. MONDAY, JANUARY 5. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 6 January 1914
AVON SHIRE COUNCIL. MONDAY. JANUIARY 5. Presoent-The Fr.esilent (Cr. Scott) and Crs. Ilurley, Lon~. Killeen!. Hall, i-irkhanl, Taylor. 'rhomnlon and Carter Auditor's Report. The report of the Government au ditor (SMr. iF. J. Thornton) was read and dealt with as under:--1 have tile honor to report having conmpleted the aulldit of the books antd accounts of your nimunicipality lor the year ended I:til Septellber, 1913, and, having founld tlhent cu.rect, have certihied thiereto, subject to tile disallowance of a payment of £7/7/ for an iilununated address, as being unauthorised under the provisions of the Local Govern ilent Act 1603. Clerk of \\ orks.---Mr. Bucknali, who holds this position, does not possess the quaiilic:ttions tor tile otffice as re qluired by thle Local Goverlnmennt Act, but I amn given to understand that arrangements are being made to s - cure the services of all engineer hol0. ilg the necessary lqualliications.-'.r. Johnson \as appointed engineer. Glarantee P'oiici...
SPORTING ITEMS. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 6 January 1914
SPORTING 1TE.1; . Bracken's explanatl~ on r1espectin his riding of Loch Amos on ?aoxig Day has been accepted, and his dis qualification removed. Barney Thompson. the " hnell-klno,': n bookmaker and the hig?est turf commissioner in England. is rvi.sit Ing Melbourne. He hlsists that horses of the Richlmondl, Don Juan, and Dag :worth class are equal to anything in IEngland. Mir. Pharez Phillips has Ioueht .?lidden, the hurdle racer. Mr. Phillips leaves for England in 'March:.
RAINFALL FOR 1913. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 6 January 1914
RAINFALL FOR 11!3. By reference to thin tables given he neath our readers will be able to see at a glance that Gippsland during the year 1913 has been well favored in the mantter of rainfall by Providletnlc, for "?i Ourselv's repose no ,Collid,'"ce in either that Patgatn deity. Jupiter Pitt vius. 'r that more nlodern invention of the powers that don't be. the Clerk of the' Weather. In alluding to the latter frequenltly quoted quasi authority. we do not intend to convey the slightest slur or imputation upon Mr. Tlunt, who controls that useful. but myvsterious, department known as the Central RWeather Bureau. On the contrary. we are indebted to him every month for a synopsis of the weather, and every day, if we care fully read thle Melbourne papers. for a prognost icat ion concerning mon soons. Anitarctlic disturbances, cyclone tberro tilns, and so forth, which might or might not he fultilled, but which afford is? pleasure, or the reverse, ac cording to clrcumstances. However, we have...
LONGFORD SPORTS. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 6 January 1914
LONGF:ORD SPORTS. The Longford sports on New Year"'s Day were most enjoya-hle and very suecessful from every aspect. They were carried out well by all tile offi cers concerned, who nlust have been proud rf their efrorts. Messrs. J. C'. Prennan and T. IDowd were the ener getic l?n. secretaries, and fititilled their duties well. T1'he day was per feet. Results:~-Shefield iHandicap. First heat: F. 13rewer, 12yds., 1; S. Newnham, 3yds.. 2: B. Garret. 14yds., 3. Second heat: E. Mallows, 2yds., 1; Ebert. Syds., 2; M' Connell, 10oyda., 3. Third heat: O'Brien. 10yds., l: Gore, 2yds., 2: Birkley, lyds., 3. Second round-First heat: Mallows 1, Brewer. 2. Second heat: Gore 1, Ebert 2. Final: Mallows 1, Brewer 2, Gove 3. Longest Football Kick.-E. Dowd. High Jump.--1. I' Connell and Jenkins divided. - Eight entries. Throwing at TWicket-R. Anderson. Thirty-three entries. Tilting at Ring.--S. Stares 1, W. Brewer 2. Young Ladies' Race.--Mlss J. M' Intyre 1, Miss K. Dowd 2. Twelve entries. Ladies' No...
DISTRICT NEWS. PROSPECT RESERVE. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 6 January 1914
DISTRICT NEW`. PROSPECT RESERVE. Very great regret was expressed by the campaigners when word was brought to the reserve of the death of Mrs. Osberg. This younz Inad w:as known to all of them as Da:isy WVright. and during the summer seasons she 'spent here in her beautiful girlb.!and she Was: the life and soul of the holi day maikers.. A kind-hearte,1. gooi natured: symphthetic girl. who was -le:ed by.~ eyeryhody, for she herself loved ll and. spoke ill of none, has passed. aayý before reaching the prinme oi 'ife. The communlty can 1i1 affo-rd to lose.such an unselfish netlllnlor of it as the Tinamht. girl was. In a;in= :thus:en?rlyto her reward. a life full of promise of good :leeds has hoien cetI short." The husband and relatives of deceased: intheir sad hereavemtnti ha ve the sincere 'sympathyi of the Prspetct cmiilpaigners. .Another 3-- orking-hee to improve the Prospect road was out on Frlday. Se tera!. lig:f trees standing on ~lMurphy' iFlat. about a mile from the Pr csp.et It...
ROWING. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 6 January 1914
ROWING. Both Sale and Balrnsdale Rowing Clubs accepted the Paynesville . Re gatta committee's invitation to send crews to their regatta on New Year's Day. The committee. generously do nated £20 to be rowed for by crews from the above clubs, first club to take £12, the other £8. The rowers and supporteis from Sile had a very enjoyable trips the weather being all that could be desired. There "was a good crowd of-supporters from:Bairni dale and the resorts along the tLakes, and all .seemed tb appreciate the-'boat, rces fought' - :ut- b-- :the Ctes.?:The .oifnLs slihown untiel day bt the ;Sale cretw s dId ibt approach that Ihown by -?3iiadIlrdle rens : Thli' s accounted for by; sonime. iepibers of the Sale crews behig Ill;; thus throning., the other members-out. The results of the Inter-club races only go to show- how large a part l'form i" plays in the win inng, of boat: races. - The ,tesults w-re a.- follow:-lInter-club race.:, 'Bairns dale and .Sale--G. ,Day's -crew beat R:: Dowd.'s ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 6 January 1914
Auotioneers and Valuators, Stook and Station Agents, SALE, TRARALGON, and at 467 BOURKE ST., M?ELBOURNE. Matfra, Hey.fleld, -Morwell, Stratford, Longford. Yinnar, Briagolong, Mirboo North Boolara. Agents for Australian Mutual Provident Co. ULverpool, London and Globe Insur ance Co. P. and O. Shipping Co. M' llwraith M'Eacharn and Co. Curator of Intestate Estates. Goldzbrough, Mort and Co. National Trustees and Executors Co. Quibell's Sheep Dip. LOANS NEGOTIATED. Assoclated with O'Connor, Little and Field. Yarrani. SALE BOROUGH YARDS. SATURDAY, JANUARY 10. THIEO. B. LITTLE & CO. will sell at the Borough Yards on above date 10 Fat Cows 5 Springers 50 Mixed Store Cattle 15 Good conditioned Store Cows 23 Good Steers 15 Young Cattle SALE SPECI&L SALE. - XHJfRSDAY, JANIUARY 15. THRO. B. LITTLE & CO. will sell as above. 8000 Sheep Particulars I.ater SALE HORSE SALE. FRIDAY, JANUARY 16 THEO. B. LITTLE & CO., in con. junction with CAMPBELL & SONS, will...
No Title [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 6 January 1914
tito ha h -Ž is Sp1d. counts for tradcf n Eo Oth time on _WWu. ;.tc~~os~t n7 .~':" :!'a ji The cattle listed for this week's market number 3550. In connection with the A.W .N.L., Mrs. Davey.asks us to remind ,our readers that a garden fete and tennis tournament will take place at Heyfield Park on the Sth-inst., and will be opened at 2.30 by the President of the Maffra Agricultural Society. SMr. Arthur Lyulph Stanley, the new Governor of Victoria, has been created a -Knight Commander of St. Michael and St. George (K.C.M.G.): Professor Harry Brookes Allen, of the Melbourne University, is now Sir Harry Allen, having been included in the list of New Year honors, and -created a Knight Bachelor. .No more -fitting honor could have been paid, for the recipient may be said to have de voted his life to medical science. About half-past 9 o'clock on Fri day night the firebell rang out, and a crowd soon collected in front of Benussi's Star Hotel, from the upper storey windows of which smoke was ...
RIFLE SHOOTING. Sale £100 Prize Meeting. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 6 January 1914
RIFLE SHOOTING. Sale £100 Prize Meeting. Tht following a'r.e the cotmplnht ý- ,ore, i: the ab.ve rifls sho'tin;z mattc.hes on Boxing Iay: Match No. 1, Junior, 30.wdos, 7 shots. -I,. M1ason (Gelliolalde). 32. 30-; 1 i i. Adams ('touth Melb.). 32, 20s, 2: 0 lireeev (l:ssendon an 1 Flemtig on), 31, 12s 6 1; J. Hohllen G 'lliondl ,. 3'. 10s : W. I'arson (Port MethoInite) 31, 7 6 i. 111. fotlotiing w\in 3 61 :-J. Craig t Esenlot,). '" M'.Malhcon (Castllemti',), IH. Ilat cock (°,uih Yarra), .H Grainger (ale'). A. h, dg ,nd (Stratford). H. 1). Mils (Melb. Univ. Rifles, E. Ut),y (Flehington). R. Reeves (Mit'r,). '. .1 .Math-w. (.tratford , \. J. Le ,is (l'ut Mh lI ouie). It. 1lilto: (I mboot). \:,tch No 2. 3001-ds, 7 shot, cp.:.- L. '. Birch (Be, iic,), 34, £5 , 1 ; J '' ithy -,Ile), 33. £2 los. 2- I. Mason (Ir t r i, 'lO ). 32, £1 10s, :3; W . \arl e (.ea Uiew), (32), C. Nobelius (xlmem't ll 32. I idamt ; h'ort M, ihu rn') ~32), £1 eath; H.l t' - uO nts (li.idrda' e) 31), HI. i Gilmour (Il...
MENTONE RACES [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 6 January 1914
\i1 TEFlE P AC~ES I tr 1Ies-\ 'liden 1. Diminkitin 2. Ml' Alnin 3. First ThIvisInn.-Pre'10ot1 1. Powberrv 2, Apiarist 3. Second Ill vicrn.-ILarrilfP 1. 'Miss 2loi 2. L'litnam . Montiuno TIancdlcnp.-Xe 'n i: 1. Pearl Kinig 'Z, TacnxS 3. Third Iiivision.-Tramp 1, anlo gee 2, Le nsi .Tuampers' F lat.-Sylvanxnore 1. Nxtpkarh 2, Blind 1-Tarry 3.