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CUNINGHAME POLICE COURT. WEDNESDAY, MARCH 4. (Before Messrs. C. J. Grey, P.M., and R. S. Broome, J. 's.P.) [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 10 March 1914
CUNINOHAME POLICE COURT. -----4---- - WEDNESDA)Y, MARCH 4. (Before Meo-:'rs. C. J. Grey, P.L., and R. S. Broome., J. s.P.) :stable 'oddard v. C. Halnsen: Ob. no language at Nowa Nowa on patinight. Fined .30;. with 13' costs. Constable Goddard v. John May hood: Offensive behaviour. The evi dence of Constable Goddard showed that 1Mayhood disturbed a church service, and was imost offensive. Flin ed £3, with 13/ costs. Constable Ryan v. Frederick Fisher: Neglecting to send Winifred Fisher to school. Fined 2/, or four hours. Constable Ryan v. Leslie 31iGr, or: Embezzling 6/S, the property of his employer, Henry Herman Kinmmcel, at Cuninghamne on 25th February. In s5ector Hewitt prosecuted, and dMr. Stuart appeared for MI' Gregor. The charge was altered to larceny,. to per mit the Bench to deal with it. Ac cused then pleaded guilty. Ilenry 11. I immel, Jane Kimmel, George Biaker and Constable Ryan gave. evidence for the prosecution. Accused was sentenced to one month's imprison ment; but ...
BEET GROWING. MAFFRA SETTLERS' YIELDS. SUCCESS WITH IRRIGATION. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 10 March 1914
BEET GROWING. 1AliFRA SETTLERS' YIELDS. SUCcSS "\VITH IRRIGATION. On Thursday evening representa tives of the ITaffra Beet Syndicate and private growers met at the Maffra Ho tel, and placed the position of affairs from their view-point before the Min ister for Agriculture (MIr. Hutchinson) -and the--Minister for Lands (Mr. Law son). It was advocated, on behalf of the syndicate, that irrigation was the sec ret of success in beet growing, the same as it was?._ith maize and beans, which were failures the present season. Mlr. Hutchinson: Suppose you had irrigation, would your syndicate be encouraged to put more beet in? Mr. H1-ussey: '\ith an irrigation scheme everybody would be wanting to grow beet, and there would be no necessity for the townspeople to go on with a syndicate. Mir. H. Caffrey (Tinamba) explain ed that he had grown beet 17 or 18 years ago. Of late years at Tinamba ne had an irrigation plant going from the river, and he found that beet an swered. -He had 20 acres in the ...
GIPPSLAND HOSPITAL. MARCH 8. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 10 March 1914
GIPPSLAND HOSPITAL. MARCH 8. Patients admitted during past week... 12 Discharged during past week ... 11 Died during past week ... ... 1 Remaining in Hospital ... ... 48 Out-patients treated during past week 20 Medical Oficer for the current week. Dr Macdonald. Visiting Committee for present month, Messrs. Bolitho and Napper. Visiting Days.-Sunday, Wednesday and Saturday, from 2 to 4 p.m. A- J. NASON, _Matron. THE GIPPSLAND MERCURY TUESDAY, MARCH 10.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 10 March 1914
. BUCHANAN'R "BLACK & WH!TE" WHISKY A Bigh-class Comfort. f ( O Prined and pnoughe 7- %arch. Su. 1 8165!22;29 Mon. 2 9162130 Tue. 3 10172431 Wed. 4 111825... Thu. 5 121926... Fri 6 132027... Sat. 7 142128... 3MHIPPING. SALE STEAMBOAT CO. LTD. DAILY SERVICE (Sundays excepted). The Company's Steamers, Omeo and Dargo, leave SALE and CUNING AiE DAILY-Sale 1.45, upon arrival of first train from Melbourne, Cuning bNme8 S.m. Fares: - RETURN 12/, SINGLE S/. Calling at Latrobe, Holland's, paynesville, Metung and New Works. Office, Foster-street. JAS. E. PATERSON, Secretary. IaiPSLAND STEAMERS PTY. LTD. eBpGar Steamship Service Between MELBOURNE. and all ' GIPPSAND -FORTS: S.S. QUEENSCLIFFE teaves 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 Collins-street, Mel bourne. Sale Office-Footer Street. E. H. WALTER, Branch Manager. DJ NORDDEUTSCHER LLOYD ...
No Title [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 10 March 1914
At a meeting of the committee held at the Rialto yesterday afternoon it was arranged that, owing to various circumstances, it was desirable to postpone the date of the Sale and District Pioneers' gathering until September next, when it was ex pected that a number of the old pio neers now absent .would be able to attend. The committee will give fur ther details later on. Messrs. W. D. Leslie and Co. an nounce their autumn and winter op ening display, to take place on Friday and Saturday next, when they invite all and sundry to inspect the new goods and styles, and partake of a cup of afternoon tea. The goods which will be shown are direct from the manufacturers, and include tweeds. cheviots, serges, and other materials in choice and bewildering variety, and of the most fashionable details. It Is requis.ted that ord-rs for dressmaking, etc. lor tihe c" .:ind stason may" be put in early. The Sale detachment of the 48th In fantry run a moonlight excursion to Lake ~tellington to-night. T...
MORE SLY-GROG SELLING. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 10 March 1914
? )RE SLY-GROG SELLING. Tie proprietors of the Cafe Franca telli, Collins-street, and Schwetasch' supper-rooms, Jiolnrke-street, are be ing proceeded against for sly-grog selling. (Three sellers were lined £140 in all. Our correspondent . wired this later. 1le does not say whether it refers to ti, foregoing.-Ed. '' G.M.:')
A DISLOYAL MAYOR. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 10 March 1914
An angry scene occurred at the pio nic of Kennon 's teather works emn ployes on Saturday. throughf AMr. Web ber, the .Mayor of Richmond, refusing to honour the tust of the King. The e'tnlployes t. ~ tlrsentit ti e told Mr. \\ebber h, shoull?td not hIave come to the picnic ti , air his dihslyal views. Met'SSIrs. Tu'lldor and Cotter, Lahotu' itnll tlll.rs. ose to the toast.
MINISTER OF WORKS IN GIPPSLAND. ORBOST SHIRE'S REQUEST. Orbost, Friday. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 10 March 1914
MINISTER OF- woRKS IN GIPPS' LAND. ORBOST SHIRE'S REQUES'IT. Orbost, Friday. The Minister for Works (Mr. Hagel thorn), accompanied by Mr. J. Cain eron, 3LL.A., Mr. Catani (engineer for Ipublic workls), and Mr. lKernoude (as sistant engineer for ports and har bours) reached Orbost this afternooin, and will cointinue their jourlney to Mallaccott to-morrow moninn. In tile evening the shire council mnade s, veral requests of the Minister, i1e principal being that a ni, w Iridge should be erected over the Sn 'ny x'il\ er at Orbost; and that the shire should be exemplted fronl the rattitg tnlldut the Main Roads Board Act. In sup port of this latter claim tiht Pr cidcnt (Cr. Nixon) mentioned lthlat t1h1 main roads suggested ser\ed piIacticallyi nothing buit Crown lands?, anld tl!it lhe land which hlad lecti1 :ilitinatt:, xxas o0 inferior quality, and ,ouht -1t tlanl a heavy loading. Mr.1 Hagelthorn repliod tltua llhe Ministry twas doI-in god g ,,rk i the development of clunty distts. It wa...
THE WATERSIDE TROUBLE. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 10 March 1914
'iTHE \WATERSIDE TROUBLE. TI'e watcrside wolrkelrs' case has coltmencel(d. Judge Higgins rcfused to allow Mr. 8chraeder. solicitor. to ap art' ftor thee o ?l-ners. itt considered that Schrleder's appoiteil nt ets tas sistanllt s'cretary a few weeks ago wa"s an obvious evasion of the Act. IMr. liughes opened the case for the tenlt. sal ing they wanted 2.' an hour for day work, and 3/ for overtime.
COUNTRY BUTCHERS. BOARD TO BE CREATED. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 10 March 1914
COUNTRY BUTCHERS. BOARD TO BE CREATED. At the meeting of the State Cab fnet on 'Monday, it was decided to au th?rise the Minister for Labour (Sir Alexander Peacock) to appoint a board to regulate the wages and con ditions of employment of country butchers. Under the Factories Act the Minis ter has the power, where a metropoll tan board has been created, to appoint a country board for the same indus try, should clrcumstances warrant it. Mr. C. H. Andersen (the secretary of the Butchers' Federation) recently re quested that the country butchers, who are now under the Country Shop As sletants' MWages Board, should be de leted from the determination of that body. The reason given was that the board had not the power to fix rates for slaughtermen and others similarly employed. The deletiou of the country butchers from the determination was suggested, with a view to the eventual extension of the metropolitan but chers' determination.
AGRICULTURAL NOTES AND QUERIES. RAISING THE WHEAT YIELD. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 10 March 1914
AGRICULTURAL NOTES AND QUERIES, (13Y GLEANER.) RAISING TILE WI--1ET YIELD. Great advances have been made in recent years in respect to wheat oul tivation. The widespread use of phos phatic manures and of bare fallowing, and the introduction of new and more proliic varieties of wheat, have all tended to increase the wheat yield. It was due to these improved methods, rather than to a favourable season, that the record wheat yield of over a5 nullion bushels was obtained in Vic toria last harvest. But the average yield per acre (13.28S bushels) last har vest is still low compared with that of other grain-growing countries. The L llted Kingoum is a climato by no means thle most favourable for wheat culture, but has a yearly average of over 8o bushels per acre. Great Brit ain's high average yield is almost wholly due to good farming, in which drainage crop rotation, thorough cul tivatlonl anld heavy malnuring, all play an important part. It would be idle, of course, to advocate that the m...
STOMACH WORM EXPELLED. And Health Generally Improved after a Few Doses of Comstock's "Dead" Worm Pellets. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 10 March 1914
STOMACH WORM EXPELLED. iAnd Health Generally Improved after a Few Doses of Comstock's "Dead" Worm Pellets. That Comstock's "DeadShot"' Worm Pellets are a safe and reliable remedy for the eradication of Worms is vouch ed for by Mrs J. O 'Leary, of 111 Peel street, Baliarat East, Victoria, whose little daughter was alllicted for some time. After a few doses, a stomach worum several inches long was ex pelled. Since then the child, who was always previously ailing, has gained considerably in weight and is enjoying noucn better health. "A little daughter of mine, Julia,' writes Mrs. J. UO'Leary, '' was suffer illg front Stomach Worms, and I de cided to try Cometock's 'Dead Shot' Worm Pellets. My daughter had been ailing for some tilme and was thin. Af ter taking a few doses of the Pellets and Lr. \irse' s Indian Root Pills, a worsm several inches long was expelled froml the bowels, which had the ap pearance of being a Stomach 1Worm. She is still continuing the medicine, and shows much im...
MELBOURNE PIG MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 10 March 1914
MELBOURNE PIG MARKET. lessra. Theo. B. Little and Co. ro port: --u;So pigs penned. Stores.--A heavier supply, the demand was weataer -Ald prices lower. Strong sorts :24?. to , good 19/ to 23', slips and sucer.- IS,. 'orkers.--Tle demand was acll sustained ihroughout at about lute rates, prime 42";; to 4S/, litnt aid intermediate 33: to 40/. lacikfatters.-The demand was a shade easier, and prices lower; prime and ,eighty £3%,'10 to i3, best 16 to $S/2/ id. Others troin 50, . Ba.oners.-A very heavy supply. Tlihe deand through lut ,w,7 easier, and prices lower, clos ing sales being the weakest. Prime 63; to 13 ., extra 74/ to S4/, a few highex, medium and light 4S/ to 60/. Our own sale tthe opening sale) com prised 272 .baconers, and included the iollowing choice dlra-ts:-4 S. White side at 5/, 13 J. Mitchell at 66/, 7 A.L Byrielt at 70/, 2 Labour Colony at 82/6, 1 R. Lester at 87/, 3 G. M. Da vidson to S6/, 4 Pickard Bros. at 77/, 5 Mrs, Campbell at 69/, 2 T. Caldwell at 53,, 4 A. Pau...