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CRICKET. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 6 March 1914
CRICKET. Sale and \laffra met yesterday at .\itlra. Sale took out a very poor team, having unly nine men. The vis itors scored 97, of which Treloar madle 43. Dorey 16, and 3roomnby 12. Maftra knocked up 103 for 3 wickets; the in dtvidual scores being-Ridley 1S, Noble 45, and Daley 34. Ridley was \taffra s moSt successful bowler, tak ing three wickets for nino runs; while M1. Breheny, for Sale, secured 2 wickets for 14 runs.
TENNIS. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 6 March 1914
TENNIS. Notwithstanding the shortness of the notice-less than twenty--four hours-a large number of tennis play ers and friends assembled at the Pres byterian Church courts oni Tuesday afternoon to see the men s doubles Dr. Lowers and Mr. Rolland against Messrs. BHien1venll and Brumley. The opportunity afforded by lhaving Dr. Lowers teniporarily amongotst us was too good not to be taken advantage of, hence the contest. The first set, after good all-round play went to L.ewers and Rolland at 6--. Early in tihe second set Mr. Rolland made Ilis first mistake, hitting a rather easy retutrn right out. The character of the play in this set was very similar to that of the first. Messrs. IBienvenu and Brumley, however, made one more game, the result being 6--3. Two away.' the A.H.S. pair had to win the next three ill straight sets to get the rubber, and here they put up a magnificent tight. Neither side es tablished anything of a lead, and there were three conspicuous rallies. in which all to...
DARRIMAN SPORTS. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 6 March 1914
DARRIMAIN SPORTS. The above sports yesterday were fairly well attended. They were held on MIr. Timothy Le Grand's property, near the Prospect homestead. The weather was perfect, a nice breeze blowing off the sea. It may be sugges ted to the committee that the track to the ground might be marked off, for the benefit of visitors unfamiliar with the locality. Messrs. P. Costello and H-. Woods acted as hon. sees. The proceeds of the sports were in aid of the Darriman Hall. Following are re sults:-Horse racing: Maiden Plate, E. Lovell' s WTVllamsvale 1, L. Davis's Lady Rosslyn 2, S. Wood's Marabel 3. Ladies' Bracelet, M. Dinneen's Patha i, S. Trood's WTakool 2, J. Johns's Seldom 3. Handicap Pony Race, 14 a.., E. Lovell s Silas Skell 1, B. Dun can's Annie Laurie 2, B. Gooding's Naring 3. DIstrict Race, H. Woods's Seaview. 1, P. Costello's Kiliowa 2, T. Francis's Wickham Rose 3. Trot, :Molly i. Footrace-Sheffield Handi cap: F. Jordan i, C. Morrison. 2, T. Dowd 3.
FAINT IN FRONT OF TRAIN AN ASTONISHING ESCAPE [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 6 March 1914
FAINT IN FRONT OF TRAIN AN ASTONISHING ESCAPE Of the many astonishing accidents and lucky escapes which have been re corded from time to time (says "The Daily News and Leader" of December 31), that which occurred to Lily Alden at Grimsby yesterday, probably holds a place of its own. Miss Alden, who is a printer's as sistant. was crossing the railway line at the Pasture street crossing when a passenger train from Hull was due. The road gates were closed, and the girl made use of the hand gates. She was on the line used by the approaching train, when, without a moment's warning, she fainted and fell to the ground. It is exceedingly fortunate for Miss Alden that the signalman in the nearby box happened to be looking in her direc tion and that he was Just in time to put the signals against the oncoming train and run out a red flag at the window of his box. The driver applied the emergency brakes. and the train was brought to a standstill within a few feet of the un conscious girl.
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 6 March 1914
MAWLEY. -On 5th March, 1914, at the Gippsland Hospital, Sale, George Mawley, aged 56 years. Deeply Regretted. FUNERAL NOTICE. The Friends of the late MR GEORGE MAWLEY are respectfully invited to follow his remains to the place of &nbsp; interment, the Sale General Cemetery. The Funeral will leave his late resi- dence, " Woodpark," THIS DAY (Friday), at 3.30 p.m. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; J. K. McLEAN & SON. &nbsp; Undertakers.
AN OLD GIPPSLANDER. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 6 March 1914
AN OLD GIPPSLANDER, The "Bendigonian" of February 17 has the following concerning Mr. W. D. Heywood, who has many friends and acquaintances in Gippsland: On Friday last, the 13th inst.. Mr. W. D. Heywood, of Heywood's Sand hurst Coffee Palace, celebrated his 70th birthday. Mr. Heywood is a col onist of more than 50 years, and has many and varied experiences. He was brought up in England as a profession al gardener at the estates of the Earl of Ellesmere and Wilton's, Worsley Hall and Eaton Hall, Lancashire, until 18 years of age, but had a strong de sire to better his position in life. He and his brother, who was just out of his time as an engineer, set out for Australia. On arrival they journeyed to Ballarat, where his brother readily obtained employment at his trade. Mr. Heywood found that gardening, such as he had been accustomed to, was out of the question in the new country, and the two brothers struck out for String er's Creek, now known as Walhalla. At that time it was nothin...
CORRESPONDENCE. ONE DOG FREE. (To the Editor "Gippsland Mercury.") [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 10 March 1914
CORRESPONDENCE. ONE DOG FREE. (To the Editor "'Glppsland Mercury.") Sir,-I was pleased tb-'ee that the Avon Shire counicillors at their -last meeting decided to allow ratepayers one dog free of tax, in the interests of rabbit supression. I have two dogs -which, when not wort ing them, I' let lff the cehin for a?-run in the after noon. One of them immediately starts off to dig out rabbit burrows, andl comes home at night with such- a load of young rabbits 'on board" that he has completely lbst his appe ite.--'urs, etc., ANI-UNNY
MAFFRA POLICE COURT. FRIDAY, MARCH 6. (Before Mr. W. W. Harris, P.M.) [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 10 March 1914
MAFFRA POLICE COURT. --4--- FRIDAY, MARCH 6. 4lefore Mr. WT. W. Harris, P.,M.) ,,--..- Constable Steedman \'. John Robert Kelly: Cruelty to a. horse. Fined 10/. C'onstable Steedmnan '. Robert An usstrus: For permitting John R. Kel ly to use a horse unfit to drive. Fined 20/, with 20/ costs. William Dennett v. Herbert Shin gles: Claim 17/7; goods sold. Order for amount, with 10/ costs. Dewan Ali Khan v. Mrs. Tracey: Claim £14/17/2, goods sold and deliv ered. Order for amount, with 19/ costs. Thomas Lucey, district truant-olfi cer, v. Thomas Rowley: -Neglecting to send children to school. Fined 10/, in. default, three days' imprisonment.
SALE BRANCH A.N.A. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 10 March 1914
SALE BRANCH A.N.A. The fortnightly meeting of the Sale branch was held last Friday evening at the Masonic Hall, Presi dent Kelsey being in the chair. An invitation was received from the Woodside branch to come along with a rallying force on the occasion ol their anniversary, and the matter was submitted to the committee for re port. The vacancy on the committee was filled by the election of Mr. Lem. Reynolds, who was installed, and re sponded. Two new members were elected, and two proposed. The Pre sident reported a pleasant visit from the I.O.R., for the purpose of chal lenge sports, which will be returned ,n the 30th inst. Members are re quested to note, and to rally strongly. At the next meeting on the 20th inst Vice-President Rebecehi, in the ab sence of the President at Con ference, will be in the chair, and will manage a magazine night as syllabus item. The branch delegates, 'Mr. G. It. -Wise and President Kelsey,, leave for Wangaratta on Monday. 16th inst.
ST. PATRICK'S DAY CELEBRATIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 10 March 1914
ST. PATRICK'S DAY CELFBRlA TIONS. The St. Patrick's Day celebration at Sale, which is to take place on Thurs day next, is likely to be an occasion long- to he remembered. The sports, Shichl take place on the Friendly So :'icties' Grounds, have been arranged ,n a most liberal scale, and the handl caps apipear elsewhere. The greatest pr-eparations have been made for the ,:onvenience and comfort of the pub lic, and a real good day's enjoyment ;may he looked for. The day's amuse metllls will he brought to a fitting :lose y a G irand concert, to be given in the Victoria Ilall, prior to which. ir lturing the course of which, the RIi.ishop of Sale (Dr. Phelan) will give a lecture on "' roland in Ruin and Re surrection,' which will be illustrated Iy- splendid views ,fl the Emerald Isle, and interspetrsed by an excel lent programlme of national songs, the full list of which appears else whl re. The artists will embrace many of repute and celebrity, local and mlltropolitan, the singers insclu...
FOOTBALL. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 10 March 1914
FOOTBALL. The amnnul meeting of the Sale United F1uotlall Club will be held most likely on Tuesday, 24th Inst., when a large, attendance of members nll idnt enditng lumembers is expected. \lembers whoh have not paid up for their tickets for last season are re ltuested to do so Ibefore theo end of this week, so as to enable the secre tarl. t complete the balance-sheet. i iot " lougtthnatn has returned frIlln townll, and, if he can secure per tlillnlit etnploynenwt, will be playing for tihe maglies again this season. .t I new atrrivals who intend to pl!ai Iith .Sale this -ear shoutld notify the oticiais if the Sale t'lub as soon \ players' mioting will lie held at Ihe slatr Iintel on Ttuesday evening ext, at 'elic sharlp. The follow ini .r .i qslst'1 to aitttlf:--Cart ic ate 1, ardson, Sinclair. layes, l ihglnmal mlichal, TIhornler, Cluptt, Iabtt. ýort l. 1,. o d S. Rya!, 1). t! tlti .?out, II!?rl'°r , lia n hi ?. 1?i en u, .i. l.;?than and 13oekc.
NAMBROK SPORTS. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 10 March 1914
NA3MLIHUK SPORTS. President--.Mr . Kennedy. Treasurer--Mr. S. M' Nabb. Secretary--5ir. Jas. IBerminghanm. Timelteeper--Mr. P. Donohue. Lini Steward-Mr. W\. Bermingham. Stewatrds-e? ssrs. 11'. Cameron, G. Shaw. J. Ilcaly, A. Healy, D. Rus sell, G. Murray, Ri. Farmer, P. Pi.edlebtury, P'. Kerr, A. Allardyce, 1. M'Ilwain, 11. Clancy, J. Gallagher ind J. Ryan. ludges- lcsrs. E. . Keinnedy, J. Trim ible and V'. Mutrray. Referee-M3r. T. Kerr. Stct\\ards for H1-orse Events--Messrs. P. Donlhue, J. ,Murray, J. Berming hlam. J. Gallagher. S. Anderson. Starter-Mi. Mr. '. Timbs. Judge-?.Mr. R. Trimble. 'ftho day was not a favotuirable one aif sports !leeting, oei account of th, strong cast \wind and the dtust: it' g'irth, less, a goo. crowd attended thei ainnual ga;thering on Thursday last. It was :bout the hest muster that has atternded any sports meeting h1,ire s far. The committee had e,.ri lithing ill reaI(nellss, and worked !lard to mlaltke the afrternoonll a success: .ln71d th111.y wre am...
CUNINGHAME. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 10 March 1914
rederickC NGHAME. Il t dgra-t: Roberts, an Elnglisii ame b- Cb Ras arrested at c'uning ln -?r Coastables Ryan and A.nstee , l at for stealing a ne?w saac ,r alnda Sold pin from the bedroom a ry Iasnder Inlles, at Cuninghanw ri. l asmonth. Roberts lwas rmn iei ai, a Pantryman at tilth Club ea.rch d it is stated that the police . art.cles r.on and found the st 1 i3 which a tll :t h 'or,. rs d u - Illt:,t. ,, - i " ? ' I t
FLEMINGTON RACES. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 10 March 1914
FLEMINGTON RPACE. Elms iLandicap.-Tofua 1, I3rattlo Ostressa 3. Carmnicha, l Stakes.-\ ew berry"3, Van B3iene 2, Delcasse 3. Northeote Handicap.-Belovc I Coron atus -, Atomr StIt.tple.-t into 1, The iMiscr 2, Moyne 3. Pladda, Rel ,das. Cainatade ilalnd Bettewvvnd fell. (7annk'ado wvas killed. Ch'ampion tk-1aces.-Iiadnor (R. Lewis) 1 Parisi- I an 2, Prizefighter' 3. Earercll Handi Moneythlea J. Tadanga 2. 3.ush MIoney 3
SPORTING NOTES [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 10 March 1914
SPORTING NOTES ' # - Mr. Tom Scott, of Sale, has pur chased from the Hon. Agar Wynne the racehorse Cider, to go to India. -Mr. Ernest Baum, who Is the hon. secretary of the Easter Regatta com mittee, and a valued member of the Sale Rowing Club, is leaving at the end of the week for .l.elbourne. to en ter a warehouse there. Mr. Jack Ma thleson has been appointed hIn. sec retary in Mr. Baum's place. A Reuter's cablegram states that the National Sporting Club has ac cepted the challenge of "Jim'' Coffey, known as "the Irish Giantt. to light "Bombardier"' Wells for the heavy weight championship of England and the Lonsdale belt. The contest. which will be awaited with keen interest, will probably take place in Derby week (last week in May). M~arlo continues to tind excellent sport for anglers. Messrs. Stuart Murray, A. Kennedy, V. J. ?\illes. V. Willes, J. Morphett, T. Power and H. Young secured good baskets of bream every day lately. A few days ago 'Mr. P. Watt landed 18 very tine bream...