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FIRE AT TRARALGON. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 15 May 1914
S FIRE AT TRARALGON.. -0--o Another fire occurred at Traral gon on Wednesday mnight, at about 8.30. It was on the east side of the creek this time, t'he premises of the late Mrs. Thomas being burnt to the ground. The fire brigade were practicing in the marn street when the bell rang, and it was not long before they were at the scene of the outbreak. However, the' fire fiend beat, them. The house is a good way from the township, and by the time the bri gade arrived the building was almost demolished, and their 'f forts to save it were futile. The water pressure was also poor,, a7s there is only a small main to the street. lThe fire was caused 1by a curtani being blown against the lamp. Mr Ernie. Thomas was hlving ii tile place, ar d he has lost plracticallv all his furniture and effects.
THE TYERS WATER RIGHTS. SECURED BY A COMPANY. MATTER DISCUSSED BY THE WATERWORKS TRUST. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 15 May 1914
THE TYERS WATER RIGHTS. SECURED BY A COMI'ANY. MATTER DISCUSSED BY THE WVATERWORKS TRUS 1. At the meeting of the Traralgon WVaterworis Trust on \\We.nesiay, Com. \Vhituaxcrs said he under stood that thie water right of the river Tyers had ben s.ecu.ed by a; company. The secretary said the tru.t had not received any communic;ltlO from the Water Commission, but he had noticed in the Governmcat "Gazette" that a lease for fihe years had been granted to Mr. Mitchelhill. It was within thE knowledge of the trust that such an application had been made, aid no objection had been made to tlhe granting of the lease. Comn. I'c?tit said he drew att:n tion to this matter some t:me ao, when it was referred to in the papers, and thought that steps had been taken to protect the trust. Com. Clarke : We hIave nothing to oppose, as we have no right to the water below the off-take. The secretary said the trust was only affected through the supply of water. The only nossible ground of objection was t'he ...
Traralgon Sonth Road. THE CREEK DEVIATION. DECISION POSTPONED. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 15 May 1914
Traralgon Sonth Road. -0- THE CREEK I)EVIATION. DECISION I'OST'I'PONED. At the Traralgon shr council "neetming on \Wednesday, the preai dent ,Councilor \Vhittakers) sa d that .the previous-day, Mr. Sam bell, and (Councillors Pettit and Clarke and himselt went over the proposed deviation of *the T'ra ralgon South road, near the cor dial factory bridge. They inter viewed Mr. A. Walker, who said he would let the council have the land required for M'Neil's hill de viatlon for £20 an acre, and the same price for the corner devlation The latter deviation, he said, r would be making two roads nm stead of one. Councillor Pettit said that Mr. Widdls Wvould not entertain the deviation, and would not state a price for his land.. The more he thought of the deviation the less he liked it, for financial reasons and also in the interests of the ratepayers of the shire. It would only save 20 chains, and would leave them with two par allel roads. It seemed to him that the old road would meet the cas...
COWWARR. DEATH OF MRS P. O'BRIEN. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 15 May 1914
COWWARR. DEATH OF MRS P. O'BRIEN. Residents of'the district very much regret the death of Mrs. P'. O'Brien on Thursday morning, at Caulfield. The deceased lady went to town about ten days ago for medical and surgical treatment, which, unhappily, failed to remove the cause of the trouble, and she died as stated. The interment will take place at the Heyfield Ceme tery on Saturday, and the cortege will leave the Cowwarr Roman Catholic Church at 2 p.m. ,. - The late Mrs. O'Brien-was one of the oldest and best known resi dents of Central Gippsland, ana o?ne of the earliest pioneers. She had almost reached the allotted span of life, but she was always active and bright. She did not look her years. There are two sons, Messrs. Greg. and Stephen O'Brien, and six daughters-Mrs. S. Riggall, Nrs. M. Feeley, Mrs. Johnson, of Caulfield, Mrs. Lees, fof Stratford, and Misses. Agatha and Ita O'Brien. Mrs. O'Brien's husband predeceased her many years. ago.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 15 May 1914
GAMAG EAT SAE. ° CARTER-HUNT Partnership. AMALGAMATION SALE. 8 days' Genuine Bargain . Ii .i d.r i so of or So pl s Stock and introlhu.' be 8ffarin fnr u h B nl O,.r Tailoring Staff :s ow one of the larg&ct out of Mel. ew P rt. rh. Kuine", wea ,i i: i npersie t, Offerings, for Cash only. l.o ne, iid we can.cop with all urgent work. .-uits turned .* 1HO1t V, HAR\ A \I%,R." ProdieB ill? not b th.?ought f. Hu Commencing Saturday out at Short Notiou. I- Stok in t iu be riduo d., D.nr't m so this (xcepiional April 25. OUrt MOl'IO Good Value, Best Workmanship, Every banou', p.) u a viit, a d yo.. will not be sorry. Oarment Guaranteed ".A BSUB FIT." SS Last Day: If You Can't Coil Personallh, k nd'y Send for SAMPLES, UITS A% L, DJe8' COrUIS at SPEilAL PRICEs, Las a 2 "Shop by Post," and you will be satisfied. U TSaturday, May 2. CARTER & HLINT, The Distinctive House, Traralgon. Mr. W. A; Lacey, the well known buyer for the Gippsland Co operative Bacon Curing Coy. will be in ...
THE DANDENONG BACON FACTORY. (To the Editor). [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 15 May 1914
THE DANDENONG . BACON FACTORY. (To the Editor). Sir,-Will you kmdlyygrant me space to try and persuade the far mers to be loyal to the Dandenong Co-operative Bacon Factory. We alh know the sort of prices we re ceived for pigs before the factory was built. Since that time the op position has done .its best to try and 'destroy the Dandenong fac tory by paying high prices for pigs -but anyone watching can see very plainly that there is nothing steady about the market. One week the pigs are selling well; the next 'week .there is a. .big drop, which is very unsatisfactory. The co-operative- factory pays a good .price, and whatjis also very impor tant, the expenses on a truck of pigs, which is about 9d per head. This is very different from 6s 9d, which I h~ad deducted from tht last I sent to Melbourne; besides getting fully 15s per head less than the factory at Dandenong would have -paid me. I think the direc tors of both the co-operative but ter factory and the co-operative store, should...
GAS OR ELECTRICITY? MATTER BEFORE THE SHIRE COUNCIL. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 15 May 1914
GAS OR ELECTRICITY? ---o MATTER BEFORE THE SHIRE COUNCIL. At the meeting of the Traralgon Shire Council o cVednnesday, a letter was received from V. Crowley A.A.J.E.E., consulting engineer (electrical) offering to act tor the council in his professional capacity an'd stating that he will be pleased to report ?it the proposed supply of electricity to Traralgon. The president: W\e can't do any thing with it at present. Councillor Pettit :IBetter rece:ve it. The secretary said he had not yet received any further proposal from the Tyers Lime Conipany. The council would require an ex pert report before entering into an arrangement with the company for an electric supply. The letter was received, the in tention being not to ,do anything until the Lime Company's propo sal is before the council. Subsequently, Councillor Pettit said the gas works were mn a very bad state. The secretary said that some thing would have to be done to the works very soon or the gas would fail. It was agreed to h...
THE CALLIGNEE ROAD. ENGINEER'S REPORT. MAIN ROAD VIA SAWPIT GULLY. SUBSIDIARY ROAD UP THE FLYNN'S CREEK VALLEY. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 15 May 1914
THE CALLIGNEE ROAD. ENGINEER'S REPORT. MAIN ROAD VIA SAWPIT GULLY. SUBSIDIARY ROAD UP THE F1YNN1S CREEK VALLEY. The realisatlon of the Country Roads Board scheme of a 'fine, well graded" road from Traralgon to Calhlgnee was brought.a little clo 6er at the meeting of the Traralgon shire council on Wednesday,'when the engineer, Mr. Sambell, submit ted the following detailed arid tom prehensive report: I have the honor to report that I have made all the necessary trial surveys in connection with the pro posea road deviations mn Callig nee. I have - surveyed a total length of old and new road as fol lows : (1) Survey of? existing road, Traralgon South to Bulga; via Faulkiner's Hill, 20 miles 3 chains. (2) Survey of existng road, Traralgon South to Bulga, via new deviation, 20 miles 26 chains. (3) Survey of proposed road from Hepburn's turn off, on the new deviation, to Sawpit Gully, via Stoney Creek Valley, 4 miles 25 chains. (4) Survey of possible devia tions-(I) Foot of Faulkmer's Hil...
CLOSER SETTLEMENT COMMISSION. VISIT TO CARRAJUNG. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 15 May 1914
CLOSER SETTLEMENT COM MISSION. VISIT TO'CARRAJUNG. The members of the Closer Set tlement Com'mission left Sale on TTuesday morning in three large motor. cars. They made a brief stay at the closer settlement area eari Rosedale, and then went on to Gormandale and Carrajung, and had 'dinner at the hotel at the lat ter place. At Gormandale they hiad a brief inteyiew with. the fou.r settlers on `tilie "Willows" Estate, who, they found wvre getting along very nicely. At Carrajung, the members of the commission, visited several of the blocks in the Richmond Vale Estate, on which there are 12, settlers. They had some.coiversation :with the Messrs. Knox Brci; (3),"Mr. T. S. Camp bell; Mrs. Hitchins;, but did not take formal evidence? ' AI?ll. the settlers interviewed ex pressed very strong gQbjection to clause 69 of the Closer Settlement Act, and some said that it they had known its purport they-would not have taken up land. Beyond this the settlers did not appear to have ,much fault to find...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 15 May 1914
DEATH. &nbsp; HORNE.-On May 13, at the Gip- psland Hospital, Sale, Alec. W. W., infant son of Mrs. Horne and the late A. W. Horne, Tra- ralgon, age 15 months. FUNERAL NOTICE. &nbsp; THE Relatives and Friends of the Late MRS.. P. O'BRIEN, of Cowwarr, who died at Caulfield, on Thursday, the 14th inst., are respectfully informed that her re- mains will be interred in the Hey- field Cemetery on SATURDAY. The funeral will leave the Catholic Church, Cowwarr, at 2 p.m.
UPPER FLYNN'S CREEK. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 15 May 1914
UPPER FLYNN'S CREEK. A social gathering was held in the hall on Wednesday night, un- der the auspices and organised by the local branch of the Women's National League. There were over 100 people present, and the even- ing was spent in a most enjoyable manner, in dancing, singing, and games. Songs were rendered by Misses. Broomfield, Dawson, and Stuckey, and Messrs. Richards and A. Broomfield. The hall was pret- tily decorated with flags and ferns. After a number of dances, supper was served about 12 o'clock by the ladies. The singing of the Na- tional anthem brought the pro- ceedings to a close. Mrs D. C. Anderson is the secretary to the branch, and she and the ladies' committee were complimented on the great success of the gathering. A tennis club has been formed here, and a tenmns court of sand made on Mr. Robt. Maxfield's pro- perty, by his kind permission. There is also some talk of form- ing a club at Flynn's Creek. A lot of land has been wire-fen- ced. Mr. D. C. Anderson put u...
PASSED AWAY. MISS. G. DOVE. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 15 May 1914
PASSED AWAY. MISS. G. DOVE. It is well said that "the young &nbsp; may die, but the old must die," The former has been painfully &nbsp; exemplified during the past few days in the death of a promising young girl named Miss. Georgina Dove, daughter of Mr. J. J. Dove, of Tyers. The deceased had filled the important position of cashier at Mr. Mac. Christensen's shop in Traralgon during the past twelve months. In all her work she had been conscientious and diligent, and seemed to realise the responsibility placed upon her. She was &nbsp; taken ill about ten days ago, quite suddenly. Disease made ra- pid progress, and notwithstanding all that medical skill and good nursing could do, she passed away on &nbsp; Wednesday morning. The deceased was not quite 17 years of age, and resided with her grand mother in Loch Park for the past five years. She was always a bright, studious girl, with a serious temperament. She was the eldest of a family of five, and her l...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 19 May 1914
WYKE8 & SPENCER, Painters and General House Decorators. -o - Sign Writing Estimates I a Speciality. " Given. -0-1 Country Work a Special Feature. -0 -ADDRESS:- ( FRANKLIN ST., TRARALGON. (Next Gipsaland Hrading 0o). Messages left at Shop o" W. SPENCER, Railway Coffee Palace, will be Promn t'y Attended to. .. TO THE PUBLIC OE TRARALGON. MR. WV. PENTLAND desires to THANK the public of Traralgon for the very liberal support exten ded to him and Mr. J. A. Dossett, during the time they have been conducting the milk round, and to inform them that his son, PERCY, will in future carry on the busi ness, and supply the best milk From his special herd. Mr. Pent Land, senr., is about to erect new and up-to-date cow sheds, for flousing the cows, during the win ter season, and his son will gu rantee to supply Twice Daily the best chilled milk and cream at the lowest possible prices, and he hopes to secure for his son a fair share of public patronage. Prices on Application. ARTIFICIAL MANU...
TRARALGON. SATURDAY [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 19 May 1914
TRARALGON. SATURDAY The committee took evidence mn the shire hall, Traralgon, on Sa turday. Mr. D. Melville presided. William Macdonald, timber mer chant, said he was interested mn the paling industry. Had about 600 acres of the timber mn Bulga. Last season he brought m 287,000 palings, equal to 83 trucks, or 800 tons. He wanted to get mn 350 000,. this year, but owing to the bad state of the roads, lush fires, and the Width of. Tyres'Act, had only been able to get min halt that number. There was a good demand for palings, anid Moore's order was 60,000. With a rail way he would be able to bring mn a.much Jarge number,.and the ?im 'lir he had- wvoul ickeep him going a good many years. .Palings were also being brought down the Tarra Valley road. Cartage cost 25s per ton. To Mr. Ward :He delivered the palings in the trucks at Traralgon, and got.18s per 100 for 6 feet and 13s per 100 for 5ft. It was a dfwn grade from his block. It would .be a. ong.way to take the. palngs to the Calrossi...
Snagging the River. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 19 May 1914
81he gonrua. TUESDAY, MAY 19, 1914.. Snagging the River.-Mr. A.G. Futcher, of Tanjil Hills, does not think that it will cost £33,000 to snag the Latrobe, as estimated by the engineers of the Publihe Works department. Mr. Futcher, who has something like two miles of frontage, says that an expenditure of £2 per chain ought to remoie all the snags in the river. Mr. Futcher also estimates that a total of 8000 acres would be benefitted by the snagging, including 1000 acres of Crown land on the fron tage. On Mr. Futchers figures the cost per acre would be Is 6d. The late Mrs. P. O'Brien. r_.here was a very large attendance at the funeral of the late Mrs. P. Q'Brien, of "1Ellenvale," Cow warr, on Saturday last. The long cortege included 85 vehicles, and presented an imposing spectacle as it proceeded to the Heyfield cemetery. The service was con ducted by the Rev. Father Shan nahan, assisted by the Revs. Buck ley and M'Laughlan. The decea sed lady vas a native 'of Pakenham and a sister of ...
GORMANDALE. FRIDAY. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 19 May 1914
GORMANDALE. FRIDAY. SThe members of the committeet with the exception of Mr. Barnes,t who had an important engagement I in the City, were driven out to Gormandale on Friday morning min three of Mr. B. D.unbar's buggies. Mr. Livingston, M.L.A., , was agamin one of the party. In orddr to ob tain a view of the country that would be served by the proposed railway, the 'committee drove along Carraijung road for several miles, past Mr. W. Power's place. They: returned to Gormandale about 1 o'clock, and had lunch at Mr. Wil liams' rooms. By a happy coinci dence, the Gormandale and Gor mandale East schools were hold ing a picnic on the recreation ground. Consequently, the mem bers of the committee were affor ded an opportuniity of seeing a large number of young people, many of whom were on 'the verge of manhood and womanhood, and adults. Some of these young men, it was pointed out, would want farms, and if conditions were not favorable they would go further afield; to Queensland and New Sou...
AT CALLIGNEE [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 19 May 1914
AT CALLIGNEE 5 Councillor Bodycomb' entertain ed the visitors to dinner. Subse qcuently an enquiry was held at the hall. - Thomas D. Tanner, dairyfarmer, said the lahd around Calhgnee was suitable for beet growmng. He selectea land 40 years ago, when it was covered with dense scrub and timber. For the past 20 years lie had been hoping that they would get a railway, so that they could grow prodtice for the rinar ket. Owing to the absence of rail .vay connection, and ,the bad roads, men who took up land 30 years ago had become disheartened, and abandroned their holdings. It would pay the government hand somely to look after the settlers in the hills, and keep them on the land. He gave up growing pota toes, owing to the.heavy cost of carting to Traralgon. If he was within four or five miles of a rail way he could grow potatoes prq fitably. Had paid 16s per ton for carting to Traralgon. . .James F. Beard said that he had 345 acres, and was dairying. He had not grown potatoes, because th...
Traralgon-Callignee Gormandale Railway. THE RAILWAY COMMITTEE TAKES EVIDENCE. AT TRARALGON SOUTH, CALLIGNEE, GORMANDALE AND TRARALGON. HOPEFUL PROSPECTS. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 19 May 1914
Traralgon-Callignee 1 Gormandale Railway. I ----i; THE RAILWAY COMMITTEE I TAKES EVIDENCE. s AT TRARALGON SOUTH, CAgL LIGNEE, GORMANDALE' t AND TRARALGON. i, HOPEFUL PROSPECTS. The memberst 'of the Rail way Standing Committee visited Traralgon on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday last, for the purpose of taking evidence on the propo sal to connect Gormandale with the railway system, via Traralgon South and 'Callignee. Enquiries were conducted at various places. 1 The proposed route is from Tra- - ralgon, along the Traralgon South 1 .valley, as far as Shingle .C-eek, and i thence along the toot ot the hills to Gormandale. The members of the committee -Messrs. D. Melville (chairman), M.L.C., Ward, Billson, Barnes, M's.L.A., and Hicks, M.L.C., drove to Traralgon South on Thursday - morning, and met the residents at f the local hall. Here there was a very fine display of locally grown a produce, fruit and vegetables, con- c sisting of maize, mangles, several. a varieties of apples, peas, b...
SALES BY AUCTION. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 19 May 1914
SALES BY AUCTION. Theo. B. Little and Co. will have special lines of fat cattle and sheep at their Traralgon hale on the 19th. Mathieson and Davis' next pig sale at Traralgon will be held on Wednesday, 20th inst. A. M'Lean and Co. will hold a special sale of tat and store cattle and sheep at Morwell on the 21st inst. and a similar sale at Traral gon on the 25th inst. T. B. Little and Co. will hold a special sale of fat and store cat tle and sheep at Roscdale on Fri day. Mathieson and Davis will hold their next Gormandale sale on the 28th inst:
TENNIS. MORWELL v. TRARALGON. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 19 May 1914
TENNIS. MORWELL v. TRARALGON. Mixed teams ot the Traralgon and Morwell cluhbs had a match on the 'local court on Saturday. From the subjoined scores, It will be seen that Traralgon won: Ladies' Doubles. Misses Pettit and Challman beat Misses Rintoull and Dickson, 6-2 6-5. Misses Pettit and Challman beat Misses Davey" and Lenckie, 6-2, 6-4. Misses M. and U. Robinson beat Misses Davey and Lenckle, 3-6, 3-6. Gentlemen's DIoubles. Messrs. Bruce and Dunne beat Messrs. Heady and Irwin, 6-2, 6-2. 6 Messrs. Bruce and Dunne beat Dr. Sutcliffe and Mr. J. Ward, 6-3, 6-4, Messrs. Hosken and M'Kenzie beat Messrs. Headdy and Irwin, 6-2, 6-2.. Messrs. Hosken and M'Kenzie --beat Dr. Sutcliffe and Mr. J. Ward, 6-3, 6-3. ,,.rxaralgon..wonr by, 32.games. . The meeting convened at Glengarry on "Saturday afternoon to discuss the recreation ground question, was ad journed, owing to the smallattendance. A further meeting will be held on Sat urday night next. Fat sheep jumped up from 2/- to 2/6 per head on...