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INSPECTING THE BEET AREAS. MINISTERIAL VISIT. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 6 March 1914
INSPECTING THE BEET AREAS. MINISTERIAL VISIT. )n \1Xednecsday the Minister of L.ands (Mr. Lawson) and the Minister of Agriculture (Mr?. Hutchison) visit ed the district, with a;t view to inspect itig the closer settlement areas at (ilmatny and [Bisdale, and the Maffra Sugar Factor., in connection with the heet-grwing indtustry. The Ministers were accompantied by C'aptain Jenkins, secretary to the ' Closer Settlement B3oard. In the afterl non nil i!spection \\.s mtade of the 1&lt;iltnany e.ttletnent, in comlpany with tMr. ferl, general, man. ager of the tlaffra Sutt:ir factory.
GIPPSLAND HOSPITAL. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 6 March 1914
GIPPSLAND HOSPITAL. I''lle inonthly meeting of tilhe hospital n ct'lltllltee \iwas hehi at the hospital on c 'Iltday Iast. Present--.Messrs. J. H. a iartIl ,dgt (I'rscidcit), (te'end, Fut Iher. . Nicolson, 1 Conlnol, Reece, \1' Le n l, ien otsi, -apper, Cullinan, nu L;olitho .t Correspondence. oronm lMr S. C, nraitan, Mirboo North b lorwa'ardi c-i heque r £3, surplus front Stetinderedi to Mri. tand .Mrl's. Leon ord. 1I' rl1 M1rs. J. Mills, forwarding cie eii !'for OII, for tho operating theatre l loor, and nrtilnating that if 1 tih eX_'alensca 'were anti mnoe sho w\utld like to pay them. Itronm I r.. . llissmnith, hon. secre ai t * t. David ' ltclrch, TFoongabbie, Io.uairdating bag of vegetables, one bag t of0. Sl.ga', 1and boa of Itruit Trott theilt harvest tllanksgivinr serv\icecs. Front Deputy ostlltinaster-General, with regard to the duplication of ex- I tension telephone lines to 1rs. Heid, -iagenauer anid llacedooialhi, the in crease annually being 13/3. ' From l Miss 1. S. \\...
DISTRICT NEWS. STRATFORD. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 6 March 1914
DISTRICT NEWS. STRATI'ORiD. The lsccess of apple hait, over pol lard, for dealing with tlh rabbit ques tion, was demonstrated at BaIlllen'a paddock. Stratford, last. week, when ;,td rabbits were found dead in the furT, 's, and tmany mtore were found in the sc'trub close by. Although their is plehitiy of green feed in.the piddock, Bunny preferrted the applle, after be inig templllted three times with the un polisonled apple. The general opinlion ill this district is tihat the poison cart with pollard bait is doolmeld. The tannul l?etilg of 'trepr)esellta i\ es on thie school hoarld was heldt oi Tuesday evening in the local State School. Mr \ . I. ltall, heaid-teacher. occutpied thte chair. Great unexpected iinterest was takeln in the election, for which 14 nominationi; were received, all tlhe old nenlbers' standing for re election \witLh the exception of .Mrs. Andrewas. The ballot resulted in fa vour of Messrs. Airci, Hopkins. Lewis, WM uEwetn, Smith. Ducret and Stevart. Three ladles...
MAFFRA SHIRE COUNCIL. WEDNESDAY, MARCH 4. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 6 March 1914
MAFFRA SHIRE COUNCIL. t \\'EI)NES| Ay. MAR?'CH I. Prisetnt-'Th, l'rcsident t(C'r. \Allar ly c'r), ; lnd 'il's. 11,i st itn . KlIly., M''D)onald, Osboern. Noble and inoto . Correspondence. From the Closer Settlement Utlice, relative to the carrying owi t of road work between Blocks 53 i and 54i. Iois dale Estate, stating that the hlard was not at present pre .lp:ed to a:. thorise any further expenditure other than the construction of thei ullert and filling in of two deprcscions be txeen the allotments in question. Ai- i' so, that in specifications for work on closer settlement estate., the mini mun- wage. clause must he ncludetd.- Referred to engineer. From Mr. WV. Casbolt, Maffra, as k ing :permission to open the road at various places, and to leave same ac cording to..the'. council's instructions, -Granted: Front.the .local Flour Mills Co., ask ing for:a special charge for electricity. From MIrs.:.Margaret Young end , PatricKc Reilly. Heyfield, asking that the road in front of the...
SALE COUNTY COURT. THURSDAY, MARCH 5. (Before His Honor Judge Eagleson.) A Time-payment Case. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 6 March 1914
SALE COUNTY COURT. TILRSf)Ak'1, MAH] 1 5. ? r' I, s i? iollor Judge EaiglesOl.) A ri:;me-payment Case. IIlugU \. c'thcii v.. Aglles Cawthlorn: L a niaklg'-., it). 1ar. tleie for plaintiff; M?r. WVise. or -defendantL - Mr. Watson, agent ~for Wertheim's. at Sale, deposed that .the' defendant nad called oni him and told him she \wanted a knitter,. to, increase the earn ings _tof her. .home.:. Thmachine - was suosequentily delivered;, and' the.firms a instructor ga' ve defendant 'instructions as to, how to. use the' kiitteri She paid ': ;deposit: and 'signed-f ans agreement ;(proauced). T.' he, agreement? was read over .to- defendanitut Defenidiant siibse :cuenti?x-.: toltd wiitness: .that- :she had wri tten'' to -:the l fiKrm; statli g: she ,want ed to :rdtiri. the miachlite,; as -sne could _not: eepiup'~t t.hd :'pa~ynients. - SVtitess " told. f;leie?sne :tiws: foolish': to: do so:. She rnad? .told: hani thata slite could'get plenty of wolrk.::k to 'do:: DefeTdaiat tola wit 'iles that ...
SALE TECHNICAL SCHOOL. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 6 March 1914
SALE TECHNICAL SCHOOL. \ [ : . ;, i "1."', . 9 1 11' ,1,: !. "X ? I 4-' I'i 1) , l ll i t 1 ' ll :;t, _ ; i 1 . ;1118 t 1(11 ,n, ' '" " h =i: -, . ' i" i1."1,?l ll; "_ i .l ldlti S::e 11 l 0' . - hit'" ( rthil'c :t::- to it ' , the w1111 tl -d t I at 111 .0' - .o und . i ," -? ,, : , 1 u; i- . ti.,ri . t h, 1 o t l - . t , :. .'- " '...:. :I l.he s;l : cha l ic,1 ist i" ,', .. ' '1'.pphc-tt[','+;s should h o .sentt vt .. than the 1.111h inst.
LATEST INTELLIGENCE. Melbourne, Thursday. THE WATERSIDE TROUBLE. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 6 March 1914
LATEST INTELLIGENCE. (By Wire.) (From Our Own CorrespundentL) Melbourne. Thursday. THE _i-ATERSIDE TRiOUBLE. The- waterside workers' case was adjourned until Monday, when the hearing will be proceeded with. Judge H-lsggins congratulated the owners and leaders of the union and the public that the threatened disaster had been averted. He also referred to Press comments, and he urzed the Press to -deal delicately with industrial dis putes. Partisan statements attribu ting motives to opponents only added fuel to tire, and foolish illmptations tended to make men set thetr teeth against any proposed arrangement.
MAFFRA WATER TRUST. WEDNESDAY, MARCH 4. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 6 March 1914
MAFFRA' WATERý TRUST. . VEDNESDAY, MARCH *I. Present-Coms:. .Daniel tin tlh chair), and Kelly; M*Donald. NoIle, AllardYce, Osborn and Linton. :The engineer said that at t last lilet ing' permission 'had been givein" '" the trust to raise £300 for xtnsionll; HoweveWr it hadsince been ;iscrtai..&lt; that £~500, would he re.tii?u i . , tibn was carried autholrising :j 'I-: porary'overdraft of £54."* xt the i-mai s instead of ith' t "::, . .. .; i. to.be .lliquidated for s iwas decided to hold . Iconsideration the i.qu-st i,' n , i;: a *peciai'main ti th" s;'-: ' "';o ? , but . the conulnisS-iio lli"' ' . ''. theniselves ; s riady io i .,, tory in o0taiining IthI \t' i if it provided tir" pit". S,.Water Supply Rcpcrt. ..Good iprogr.ss I.. the various c',n;ai t-. N,, ,, appruaching "ii'l i f , tinm for thl' v>i - * i,. , i, . 22nrid inst.. anm 1 &lt; 1 ' , ,, Thy -serious delan0 in th. flow iln 1 ' l"1 "' \ i . t. . Tho gauge r ail ! . ," .i , .and the d&lt;ipt...
THE NEW MINING FIELD. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 6 March 1914
THE NEW MINING FIELD. Mr. Ewen 31' Millan writes as. fol lows on the new field that is being opened up in thb Genoa district: The locality of the" find is about N.E. of the WVingan oridge.. The first lease is situated about 1% miles from the 73-mile peg on the Orbost-Genoa road. This show is small and poor. Thero is another show about I1, miles south of this right on top of. Stony Peak, which is the highest peak on the range. The reef is also small, but shows gold :in mortar test. The country rock is granite, and the reef= are running east -and west, and un&. orlie to south. In my opinion the ree?. are lenticular and very short. Not of them have been picked up far, oet and west. -The richest reef is : a gossan i n stone, which shows traces of:- mineral. and, at a-depth of, say, 50 feet,; I think the ores will .prove .refractory.; I do not think there will bq knything: found here for a company to handle. There may be good squi s found fur ther afield that may be of -.value to...
MOTOR FATALITY. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 6 March 1914
MOTOR FATALITY. HIenry Illsley was conmuitted for trial for the manslaughter of John Ellis, aged 55, a clerk, who wh'ii rid mng a bicycle over the i awvthern bridge was killed by a motor dnven by Illsley. XAnother motor was be ing driven in rie same direction as -.-'s. and the Coroner said tiart e:,cing, and the evidence . regard for ildw o. " f ills errullent ne. ..__' tnat the Pine Creek. Northein Territory is like being, ia area of saddle reefs of g-o* bearing quartz; and is, he consiJdrs,' rich enough to warrant a iarge e% penditure. of money.
DEATH INTERVENES TRAGIC EFFORT TO FINISH NOVEL [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 6 March 1914
DEATH INTERVENES TRAGIC EFFORT TO FINISH NOVEL Mr Mark Melford, well known as actor, author, and playwright, died yesterday morning at his residence at 69, Sedgeforth road, Shepherd's Bush (says "The Daily News and Leader" of January 5). A few weeks ago he took his farewell of the stage In circum stanese which left a deep impression on the gathering of old friends who surrounded him at his last turn. The vtoeran died with his pen in his hand. During the closing months of his life Mr Mefllord had been engaged writing a novel entitled "The Two Pil grims." Over 35,000 words of the manuscript were ready for the print ers, and he was working on his book until late on Saturday night. As he was taking up his pen again yesterday morning he expired. 13OOK TO BE COMPLETED BY DAUGHTER The ndvel will be completed by his daughter, who is familiar with the plot. Mr Melford had a premonition that he would not live to finish the book. Only a few days ago he was discussing with his friend, Mr Bransb...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 6 March 1914
AUCTIONS. THEO. B. LITTLT , & CO. Auctioneers and Valuators, Stock and Station Agents, SALE, TRARALGON, and at 457 BOURKE ST.. MELBOURNE. Maffre lHeylield, M\eorwell, Stratford, Lungford, Yinnar, Briagolong, Mirboo North ijoolara. Agents for Australian Mutual Provident Co. Liverpool, London and Globe Insur ance Co. P. and O. Shipping Co. M' Ilwraith. 1' Eacharn and Co. Curator of Intestate Estates. Goldabrough, Mort and Co. National Trustees and Executors Co. Quibell's Sheep Dip. LOANS NEGOTIATED. Associated with O'Connor, Little and Field, Yarram. t,1LE BOROUGH YARDS. SATURDAY, MARCH 7. THEO. B. LITTLE ,& CO. will sell at the Borough Yards on above date 10 Fat Cows 6 Springers 50 Mixed Store Catt.le Sale Sheep Sale-Wednesday, March 25. UNRESERVED CLEARING SALE. BUNDALAGUAH. WEDNESDAY, MARCH 11. THEO. B. LITTLE -& CO. have been favoured with instructions from Chas. Newton, Esq. (whose lease has ex pired) to sell on above date, on the pro perty, Bundalaguah, a...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 6 March 1914
BUCHANAN'S "BLAOK & WHITE" WHISKY A High-class Comfort. un 8 152229 Mon, 2 9 6 123 30 Tue, 3 1017 2431 Wed. 4 111825... Thu. 5 121926... Sat, t 19 68.., Fri. 681312027.. ;hIFPING. SALE STEAMBOAT CO. LTD. DAILY SERVICE (Sundays excepted). .The Company s Steamers, Omeo and Dargo, leave SALE and CUNING hAME DAILY-Sale 1.45, upon arrival of first train from Melbourne, Cuning hame 8 a.m. Fares: RETURN 12/, SINGLE S/. Calling at Latrobe, Holland's, Spaynesville, Metung and New Works. Office, Foster-street JAS. E. PATERSON, Secretary. ir :. !P'LAND STEAMERS PTY. LTD. `_ ti.tr u teamshp Service- Between 2- ..-LMELBOURNE . and all GIPPSLAND PORTS. S.S. QUEENSCLIFFE Leaves Melbourne every Saturday for THE LAKES DIRECT, Carrying Cargo for Sale, Maffra, Stratford, Metung, Paynesville, and the Surrounding Districts. Lowest Rates of Freight. Head Office--466 'ollinu-street, Mel oourne. Sale Office-Fo.,ter Street. E. H. W. ALTER, Branch Manager. NORDDEUTSCHER LLOYD Ui, IMPERIAL GERMAN MAIL...
No Title [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 6 March 1914
A really. interesting wedding was ceclebrateu at St. Paui-'s ro-Cathedral on WVedtinesay aternoon, when tMiss lithlewynnc Ifain, second dtaughter of Dr. Pain, Bisnop of Gippsland, was united to the Irov. L. . 1-1. Hall, W\o ati pre.seint is- engaged in clerical duties Io the parish. Ine church was very nicely decorated, and tle car- mnony \vwa pertormne by rthe '. :.. .l tie br-:de in the presence large assillmly of guests anr .. ilik. bri~I looked vry chuarnl. "woe a b1)eautail wlide silk i t\'n 1runli s11k, the product o \\Tirrins w i'. hlad beloilged to 1.ainil Ixer., wio w!t0 as lteCresle, Lilte aieip~. eilnira iiction o' t(le u..-ni·.\1 ;i .\. i. \\ les i mIany ears a. li.' trne Va.s g\enl awa'y y her bri. ti-er, i iiir ';e . Akil ln l'aint, liir cousin .!i'?. ! . X ijl"r pit,.' iexlA d at hle org'lan i:dl ilh eviir, :n' ' reiinderied a tully Cii a'; r Isvl'ice, asse6mtbled il full Sir-t L;zIathli tiC dou hoii'.,ir to tihe occasion. .cr. ani l1.'rs. Hall dCi-lpar td iby the af ...
LOST GOLF BALLS [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 6 March 1914
LOST GOLF BALLS. Whose property is a lost golf ball? Recent magisterial decisions on the point (says "The Daily News and Leader" of December 27) have been somewhat mixed, and Judge Parry has a witty summing-up of some of them in the January number of "The Corn hill" magazine. "A golf ball, I take it," he writes, "is the subject of ownership, although the ownership is of a very fleeting and pre carious nature. "The golf ball washed up on the sea shore and found as you take your Sun day stroll upon the beach I take to be a ,Wreck de Mer, being undoubtedly in the last instance ejectum maris. "Personally," he confesses, "the kind of ball that I tee up at the tenth at Llandudno or the sixth at Newquay, or at any seaside hole, is a wreck be fore it starts, but once driven the ship wreck is generally complete. And when such goods are cast upon the land by the sea and left there within some county, It seems that they belong to the King by his prerogative as Lord of the Narrow Seas. or perha...
EMPIRE HARBORS [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 6 March 1914
EMPIRE HARBORS Lord Pirrie has submitted to the Do minions Royal Commission an interest ing memorandum on the development of Imperial and other harbors from the point of view of shipowners and ship builders (says "The Daily Telegraph" ,f January Si. He entirely adheres to the views he expressed to the Select 'ommittee on steamship subsidies, in 1902. as to the desirability of providing deep approaches to the chief harbors of the l?npire. Alluding to develop ments which have taken place since then. Lord Pirrie refers to the "admir hble scheme' in process of execution in the Port of London, but expresses the rear that at the present rate of progress it will be quite inadequate by the time it is completed. With regard to other large ports, he mentions that the entrance of Port Phillip, at Melbourne. Is steadily, if slowly, being deepened, but concerning two other important trade centres, namely, the St. Lawrence and the River Plate, there is little progress to record. "The Commission w...
BUSY BIEBRICH [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 6 March 1914
BUSY BTEBRIIICIT Biebriclh, where the late Dowacer Queen of Sweden was born in 1836. and where she was married in 1S57, is (says The 1 o"'tminsteor C;azette"). a busy little town on the bank of the Rhine, :lose to Vieshadlen. and not far from "V e.- lts n!opulation .-of lihou' 20,000 finds employmient in- the fac ,lies and foundries "whoso chimneys ;are such a conspicuous feature of the landscape. The late Queen was born in the palace of the Duke:c &" Nassau. which is situated at the lower end of the town. The building, now owned by the Grand Duke of Luxemolbour~. was bet n in 1?99, anl finished atbout' 174?. The park in which it stands 'oasts a line avenue of chestnut trees is well as a miniature castle, erected lIt 1St on tihe spot once occupied by the Imperial Palace of Lewis the Ger man. who resided here, it is said, in S4.
SALE POLICE COURT. TUESDAY, MARCH 3 (Before the Mayor Mr. M. T. Cullinan, and Mr. Johnstone. J's.P.) [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 6 March 1914
SALE POLICE COURT. -------+-- TUESDAY, MARCH -3 . (l1efore the Mayor .,Mr. Ml?..T.' Cullin an, and Mr. Jolunstone, J's.P.) Alleged Money-lending Transaction. John l?illeen v. Herbert- Hagger: Claim £11,. money lent. Mr. Rolland appeared for complain ant; kMr. Wise for defendant. John Killeen deposed that he was a farmer at The Heart, and that defen dant owed him £11, which consisted of money lent him at various times. The first amount was £3, which he had lent the defendant after the Sale races In deptetnber, 1910, in the right-of-way at France's stables. The defendant had come up to him on that day, and asked for £3, as he had spent his money at the races. He had given himn the amount in sovereigns. DP -endant had also got £1 from him subsequent dates, which dates he ri - :membered by them being sports days. lie had also got money from him on other occasions, which made the to tal cf £11. At Maffra races he hal asked for the loan of £10, as he '(d fendant) had had a bad day :,+ : r...
BANANAS AND TOMATOES DIET IN WINTER. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 6 March 1914
BANANAS AND TOMATOES DIET IN WINTER. Neal street, Long-acre (says 'The Daily Telegraph" of January 9),Is not an attractive thoroughfare. Narrow, dark and cheerless, frequently crowded and noisy, such is this passage connectinlg Wiovent-garden with the aristocratic neighborhood of Bloormsbury. Yet at times the place is interesting to those who like to study many places of Lon don life. In the little street may be seen, at times, hundreds of costermUon gers, intent on securing supplies of fruit. It is an anxious, busy throng: each menlber of the fraternity waiting impatiently to be served. As a rule it is in the summer that this rialto is most thickly populated, that being the season when the demand for fruit is greatest. Seldom throughout the winter months are scenes of extraordinary activity witnessed ill that obscure corner, but tile beginning of the present week proved to be a notable exception. Early on Monday morning Neal street was crowded with men whose facial expres sions bet...