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COUNTRY ROADS BOARD CRITISED. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 22 May 1914
COUNTRY ROADS BOARD,' CRITISED. -o A letter from the Shire of Newn ham, suggesting that the munici palities of the State should take steps to limit the power of the Country Roads Board did not re ceive any encouragement from the Rosedale council meetming on Mon day. Councillor Futcher said that at one time it was thought that the Roads Board would only make roads for motor dars. In stead the board consisted of three men 'who were tryming to make roads in order to develop the country. The board had taken some of the mumnicipal grant, the river frontages revenue, and the motor .car license *returns, but ,they were giving them more back, and doing good work mn the coun try. Councillor Crooke: I should think they are, and a great dear more. I would like to see you lettirig a contract for over £700 on the Port road out of.revenue. Councillor /Iorgan remarked the Melbourne road was not a deve mental road. Councillor Widdis thought that by taking over the Traralgon to . Gormandale road, an...
TOONGABBIE RACING CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 22 May 1914
TOONGAIBIE RACING CLUB. A meeting of the above was held at Hodder's hotel, on Saturday last: There were present: Messrs. WV. Henderson (preside1bt), W. Et Heywood, F. Drane, T. Keon, C. Mast.in, D. Hill, A. Ellissmith, R. Heywood, and J. W. Gales (sec retary). The secretary read the state ment of the result of the last nmeeting, held on the 7th of May, showing total receipts, £147 17s 6d, not including about £20 out standing for nominatltons and member's tickets, thus: Sale of member's tickets, £14 10s; booths £9; bookmakers' fees, £17 16s; sale of race books, £10 13s; sub soriptlons, £4 4s; nomniatilons C30 : a ceptances, £12 15s. -Pri., :?!oney and accounts to the a o.,nt of £136 4s lid, were ~as: a-' for payment. T'P e so retary was instructed to write 1o ?le honorary officials, and thank ',em for their services on t1o" da. o" the ra-es. Mr. Ga'.es moe-l, and Mr. Keon ;.-onde-!, that a vote of thanks be re-orded on the minutes for the valuable services rendered- to the club by Me...
Art Union Drawing. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 22 May 1914
Art Union Drawing.-The draw -ing for the pnzes in connection with the recent Easter Fair on be halt of the local Roman Catholic church, took place m the me chanics' hall yesterday afternoon. The drawing was superintended by Mr. H. M. Campbell, and there were nearly 100 people present. The following are the results: Fire screen, winning number 61, purchased by Miss. M'Inerney, of Pearson street, Sale; riding sad dle, number 168, purchased by Mr. Richardson, Traralgon; bridle, number 50, purchased by Mr. K. Wilson, of "The Forest," Sale; hand-painted pannels, Mr. Wigg; point lace tray cloth, Mrs. Phe lan; velvet-pile table cloth, Mr. J. O'Connor, Gormandale, bridal dolls, Mrs. Dr. M'Lean. The members of the committee expres sed their thanks to Mr. Campbell for conducting thedraw. The Gormandale Road.-Mr. H. L. Keys, engineer to the Rosedale shire council, has completed the plans and details for the propo sed deviation of Thomas' 'hill, go ing into Gormaindale, and the shire council is...
TRARALGON POLICE COURT. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 22 May 1914
TRARALGON POLICE COURT. -0- 52 SWednesday.--Before Mossrs. T. A. Pettit (chalrman), CanfieldI and West. Vaccination. Howard Taylor was proceeded ; against for not having his child vaccinated. The case was adjour ned to July 8. D. F. Timmins was proceeded against on a similar count, and the case was also adjourned to July 5. Debts. Mac. Christensen v. A. M. Pob joy.-Extended to May 27. A. J. Trood v. E. Murphy. .)rder for £1 17s 6d, and 12s 6d. costs. Whittholtz and Pollock v. E. Cox. Order for £2 16s- l11d ana 15s 6d costs. Same v. Arthur Dove, Order for £2 13s 6d, and 15s 6d costs. Same v. W. J. Barbor. Order for £1 14s 8d and 15s 6d costs. Same v. Howard Taylor for £1 18s 6d. Order for amount and 15s 6d costs. Same v. H. Roachi. Order for £1 8s and 15s 6d costs. Same v. R. Pobjoy. Extended tto~1une 10. . Mr .P. P. Serjeant appeared for the plaintiffs in the above cases. Summons-Not Filed. Mr. P. P. Serjeant said he was present to defend a claim for wa ges against his client, Mr. H...
UPPER TRARALGON CREEK. PROPOSED NEW MAIL SERVICE. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 22 May 1914
UPPER TRARALGON CREEK. * PROPOSED NEW MAIL SER VICE. About 12 months ago, residents of Upper Traralgon Creek and Tarra Valley prepared a petiti6n asking the Postmaster General to provide a tn-weekly mail ser vice from Traralgon to Yarram, and a tr-weekly mail from Yarram The petition was largely signed by residents on both sides of the Divide, and in due course was sent to the Postmaster General, through Mr. Bennett, M.H.R. Mr. Bennett presented the pe tition to the Mimnister, at the same time pressing the claims of the district for additional postal fa cilities. He subsequently sent the following letter he had received from the Postmaster General: Sir,-With reference to your re presentations, and to the petition received from Messrs. John Hogg, Joseph Black, John Thompson, and other residents of Upper Traral gon Creek and Tarra Valley dis tricts, urging that a through mail service be re-estabhlished between Traralgon and Yarram Yarram, via Traralgon South, thnrice weekly, I beg to ...
THE LABOR CAUSE. CANDIDATES FOR THE NEXT ELECTIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 22 May 1914
THE LABOR CAUSE. --0- CANDIDATES FOR THE NEX'T S ELECTIONS...... It was recently stated that the Labor party will not put forwvard a candidate to oppose Mr. Bennett the present Liberal mehilber for Glppsland in the Fe8'er'al Parhia ment at the next elections. It has also been said-that there were no nominations for selection In response to the call made some time ago, and that the party ;vould give ,Mr.. Wise a straight rtin against the Liberal member. It now appears that this somewhat circumstatial story was premature An official of the party informs us that there is no foundation for the story. This individual states that two or three candidates responded to the invitation to nominate for selection, but the choice of a La bor candidate to carry the party banner has been deferred unitil the reconsrucion of he Federal Cam paign Committee, and the State Electorate Committee. The pre vious system of selectming candida tes and conducting an election campaign, is said to have beefimn sa...
PROFIT FROM PIGS. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 22 May 1914
PROFIT FROM PIGS. / Mr. D. Ball, of Llsmore, farmer, recently determined to try an ex periment. He had on hand a lot of barley and wheat seconds. For the barley he was offered 2s 6d per bushel. bags included, delivered mn Melbourne. Instead of selling his barley and wheat seconds he set about converting them into bacon. He bought 45 store pigs in the Colac market, when stores were selling at fairly high rates, trucked them to Lismore, and fed them with as much meal as. they could take. Ten weeks after the'y were bought the pigs were sold again in the Colac market. The top pen 'brought £4 7s ed per lead, pndithe whole draft averaged £4 per head. After paying all expenses, includ ing 10 weeks feeding, Mr. Ball 'nade a Iprofit of £1 Os 9d per pig ; or, expressing it mn other terms, h:e got 5s Icd a 'b:ush'eI forlhis gramin in stead of 2s, plus a quantity of valuable manure. Had the pigs been bred by Mr. BalI insteaa of being bought as stores the profit wvould have been considerably hig...
COMMERCIAL. GIPPSLAND STOCK MARKETS Theo. B. Little and Co. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 22 May 1914
* COMMERCIAL. --0- GIPPSLAND STOCK MARKETS Theo. B. Little and Co. Theo. B. Little and Ce. report: Fat Cattle -- We had a nice yarci g .t St a 'crd, but r ce~ not ai frm as p ^vious s le. r trall yardi g at Sale cut brisk competition. We qjoe prime cows to .7 I.5s, good do. to £6; inftrior scres from ,4 I5~, light weight hdif, rs t> £6 12s, ligh; we ight bullocks to £8 ,6s, vealers at £3 Is. Store Cat le-St a ford yards were se!l file . Smaly. d'n at S le Usual big ya ding at M rwll; Melb ourne ard lora buyer ,t;endel this sale, which was vwry ,uccessful. For v.ard spr ngers homrn £6 Izs 6 ', srinew heifers ?6 28s pens of blckward to. £4 3&lt; 6d, sto e cows £4 4s, aged lw c nditioned do £3, young hei ets to £3 38, 3 year old bullocks £6 7' 6d Ioddies to 355. Sheep-Mark t very firm, especial y for wethers and wean ets. We had an exceptionally big yarding of sh:ep ft S ra.ford neatly 4coo00 penned, and sold neaily the lut at high sa isfactcry pices. At our Sale spehial las...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 22 May 1914
H. ENNIS, Franklin Street, TRARALGON. I appreciate the very Liberal Patronage, and remind the pub lic that I can supply GENTLE MEN'S SUITS, etc., in all the LATEST PATTERNS and the LATEST STYLES. DRESSY SUITS OF THE BEST MATERIAL. W. TURNER, HAIRDRESSER and Tobacconist, FRANKLIN ST., TRARALGON (Opposite Grand Junction hotel) Men's T'Ioilet Club. Ladies' Combings Made up. Tobacco Cigarettes. Comtortable Sa loon. G. BRU$I$NIG & SO$S Nurserymen, Nurserymen, BIRICHTOI KILBA VIOTORIA ROAD, ST. VICTOR.IA lRrg st and Best Sock of Cat I gues P. st-Free. P'ai:s in the Commonw alth Insp?ctioj Invited, Telephone 128, Windsor. M'L cod rs. & Co. ................ CARS FOR HIRE,. Day or Night. Repairs to all makes of cars and SSALE Cycles. Modern tolos and expert Mechanics. Complete overhauls ""-- and Repairing a speciality. O OM RF T D Motor Cycles built to order, 24 S.¥.L JLk/' . . *to 6 h.p. "Precision, J.A.P. Fafnir .......... ...?........... . p.... Sarolea,. or. T.D.C. Engine...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 22 May 1914
Out~ they go Bargains • ?T MACR. cHRISTEN sENIs Bargains for all In Every Department. Special Linesof Navy Cheviot Serge, at 3s 9d a yard. In 3 colors-Navy, Cream and. Black Also the Very Latest Shades of : : Dress Materials: : We have 3 Special Lines in Every : : : Department to Show you for one WEEK, Only Commencing : .I WE N DAY Come Right along at Once and Secure One of these BARGAINS BLANKETS. BLANKETS. Exceptionally Good Value in all Sizes. Arrived at Last. Eiderdown Quilts, Kapok filled, in Four Shades, Red, Green, Brown and Blue. All at the very low price of 25s each. COmE & INSPECT THJS SPLENDID LINE. CHILDREN'S SWEATERS, in Every Color, at Very Low Prices. Underclothlng Very Low Prices Winter, Winter I MISS RAY, L The Ladies D)raper and Milliner, :: Franklin Street, Traralgon NEW WINTER GOODS .BEING OPENED UP. -Ladies' and Children's Winter -Millinery and Clothing.- -Stylish Jackets, Dresses, all -Beautiful Goods and Low Prices S- Pure Wool Hosiery. Be Sure to SEE ...
THE TELEPHONE. TRARALGON EXCHANGE. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 22 May 1914
THE TELEPHONE. --QI TRARALGON EXOHANGE. , Dr Hagenauer 2 Dr. McLean 3 Mr. Chairman 4 T. B. Little & Co, 5 Christensen & Bawden 6 G. H. Marsh. 7 Layton Bros. 8 L. Lay 9 W. A. Clark bo THE JOURNAL (W. Chappell). LI Whittaker Bros;: Izz J. English .....: i3 Shire Hall 14 J. D. Campbell '5 J.. S. Milligan 16 Robert Farmer i' Nurse Miller 18 Gippsland Trading Coy. 19 F. L. Grubb, jnr. ao Mathieson and Davis zz P. Dunbar 22 Co-operative Store, 23 T. G Cobbledick 24 T. H. Row 25 Serjeant and Bruce 26 A. M'Lean and Co, -' 27 G.H. Mends . 28 Grand Junction Hotel 29 Railway Station o30 Savings Bank. 3x Butter Factory 32 Police Station,. 33 National Bank3 34 Pentland and Canfield. 35_C. E. Clarke. 36 Clerk of Courts 37 " The Record" (J. W. Guest),. 38 A. J. Trood. 39 F. Peiper 40 F. Gruhb 41. J. Robinson. 42 R. F Webb 43. W. Christensen and Co, 44. IR. Widdis. 45. Rev. W. J. T. Pay. 46 Picone 47 W. M'Donald 48 H. Campbell
TELEPHONE TRUNK LINE RATES. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 22 May 1914
TELEPHONE TRUNK LINE RATES. 8 min. eaob add. 3 min M.orwell ... 2d ... 2d Glengarry ... 2d ... 2d Toougabbie ... 2d ... 12d Moe ... 3d ... 3d Cowwarr ... 3d ... 3d Rosedale ... 3d ... 3d Flynn's Creek 3d ... 3d Trafalgar ... 4d ... 3d Yarragon . 6d ... 5d Sale- .." 6d ... 5d Walhalla :-...;. 6d .... Maffra ... 8d ... 6d Heyfield ... 8d .. 6d Newry ... 8d ... 6d Tinamba ... 8d ... 6d Warragul. .... Sd ... Id Yarram ... 1/4 ... 1/
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 22 May 1914
"Votes for women ! votes for women !" Screanled thie anllgry sufiragette; ''Votes for women ! votes for women ! We shall get our own way yet." As the lady's paroxysmis SMadle her hoarse -up spoke McGruer ; 'Get your speakingl voice in order Vote for Woods' Great Peppermint Cure i" THE 'DISTINCTIVE HOUSE. W t l 1 ~,eI Americaun We Make Everrything in Some SPECIAL LINES at SPECIAL PRICES. :.. ;.. I adie s c'om. ( r (wn Wok,,,.. S tuznre=: II T[ ad w t.'z llaind Work n ,pcciality. -- " 1 ' ", t ;' o c Inc in The Latest In Men's OVERCOATS. i, l? , Il \ ?; Mor.t ali I Just to Hand, all the 1ewest The Latest in Men's Hats, Shirts, Ties, Etc. S I* i A I suY O w , in Suitings, Etc. Just Opened--Something Choice in Footwear. - ,, a Y SUITS from £3 3s. :: - THE PRICES ARE RIGHT. F:: :: CARTER & HUNT, nigh-Class Tailors & Outfitters, Traralgon. Buy those Spectacles now, and enjoy life while it lasts. No satisfaction. no pay.-lR. A. Williams. Qualified Opti cian, at A. H. CROSS'...
THE COURSING SEASON. THE TRARALGON CLUB. SCARCITY OF HARES. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 22 May 1914
fIT-E COURSING SEASON. -~,----o ' TRARALGO]~. CLUB. SC RCITY O HARES. The coursing season has com menced, and judging by the big stakes being~ .offered, it looks as it dog owners are mn for a good time this season. All over the State there seems to be a tcndency to increase the stakes. There are a lot ot good dogs in the Traral gon district this year, and se veral local lovers of the leash sent in an entry for the big Wer ribec ,geeting last week. How ever, they were not very success ful. Mr. R. Cochrane's dog won the first round, but was defeated mn theisecond ties. Mr. Jack Bur ton also won a round with his nomination; but the other local dogs were defeated in the first run. The winner is owned by Mr. Chirnside, 'and was trained by, Messrs. Stuckey Bros., of Flynn's Creek, who have the happy knack of turning their .dogs out in the pink of condition. The Traralgon club has had ra ther a unique experience. First of all it was found that although there were some of the finest dogs in...
TIMBER AREA TO BE OPENED. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 22 May 1914
TIMBER AREA TO BE OPENED. The Moe correspondent of the "Age" says that as the result of dlemand in Australia for seasonea hardwood, such as mquntain ash',. blackwood, beech, and'other valu able woods, arrangements have been made to connect with the Moe-Walhalla railway, by means ,of a Cram line, a very valuable for est at Glen Allen, which country is situated at the foot of the Baw Baw ranges, where it is proposed to erect a modern plant for the proper seasoning of t:mber. The site selected is at the Tyers. On Saturday last Mr. H. V. Cham lpion, accompanied by Mr.i Martmn Hannah, M.L.A., and the latter's son, visited the area. It is stated that within the next few weeks it is the intention of the company to lay the whole scheme before the public. This will ultimatelymean the employment of. a large number of men, used to timber getting and milling. If power can be secured from the eastern track 6f the Tyers, felecitricity will be used! This industry should enable the Moc-Walhalla rai...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 22 May 1914
]IN MEMORIUM. COCHRANE.-In sad and loving memory of my dear wife, and our beloved mother, Christina Finlayson, who departed this life at "Ben Werrin," Traralgon West, on the 21st May, 1913. Thou art not forgotten dear mo- ther, Nor will thou ever be, As long as life and memory last, We will remember thee. -Inserted by her loving husband, son and daughter, Frank and Lil- &nbsp; lias, and daughter and son-in-law, H. and J. Alexander.
MOONDARRA. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 26 May 1914
MOONDARRA. The four State schools of Har ris, Jubilee, Moondarra and Gould celebrated Empire Day on Friday and the distnrict was en fete. Em pire Day comes on the .very verge ot winter in the Antipodes, the days are nearly at their shortest, and winter weather often prevails. How different it is mn the northern Hermsphere where they have the beautiful summer, and are within Jess than a month of the longest day l Enthusiasm under the lat ter condition is spontaneous, but under the former'it is often mai red by cold winds and rain, and sometimes hail and snow. Under these circumstances it might be advisable to consider the changing of our time pf celebration, and have it m the spring, when nature rejoices with us, instead of having it at the approach of winter. The weakest link in the Moe Walhalla railway has just been re moved, and replaced by something substantial-a deviation mn the line .at Harris, 800 feet long and 80 teet off the old trac khas been put mn by Ganger Reid and his m...
REPORT FROM MR CLEMENT L. WRAGGE, F.RG.S. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 26 May 1914
REPORT FROM MR CLEMENT L. WRAGGE, F.RG.S. Mr. Clement L. Wragge, F.R.G.S., Met. F.R.C.I., late Go vernment Meteorologist of Queen sland, and of Mount Kosciusko, Observatory, also late lecturer to the Government of India, and founder of the Wragge Museum at Stafford, England, writes the fol lowing unsolicited letter, the ori ginal may be seen at our office : Port Pirie, April 19, 1913. Messrs. Foster-M'Clelland Co., Sydney. Dear Sir,-Some weeks ago I must have caught a chill and there after I suffered agonies from back ache. Afriend suggested that -I should try DIoan's Backache Kid ney Pills, and thi:s I did. I am now about to state a simple-fact, and that is, that one bottle of these Pills completely cured me. This testimonial is entirely unsohcited, and I send it in the hope that it may benefit humanity, and for no other reason whatever. "The pioof of the pudding is in the eat ing," and you may be sure that I am grateful, inasmuch that I am now able to continue my mnightly scientif...
PIG MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 26 May 1914
PIG MIARKET. Little and Co. report: 1600 yarded for the week. Stores: Very few to hand, and pnrices very firm. Suckers and slips to 20s. Porkers: A fair supply In, and prices very firm. In some cases, a slight advance on last week's rates. Light to 52s, a few extra heavy to 55s. Baconers: A nice yarding of good quality, ana prices firm. Prime medium and. light to 66s, prime heavy to 76, extra to 82s, a few odd lots to 85s. Backfatters: A short supply and values very firm. Best to £7 15s, extra to £8 17s 6d, prime and weighty from 60s. A. M'Lean and Co. report a good yarding of bacon pigs at their sale on 13th inst. Prinees fully 5s to 7s in advance of last sale. Top price, J. Hall, £4 6s. Light-weight baconers £3 1ls, sow to £5, bacon stores to £2 12s 6d. With the ex ception of two store plgs, every thing was sold at Morwell.
A. M'LEAN & CO., [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 26 May 1914
A. M'LEAN & CO.i A. M'Lean and Co. (Sale branch) report: - A strong demand for all classes of both sheep and cattle; buyers from north:In districts pur chasing freely. During the week we sold the following-At the Bale Bor. ough yards on Saturday, Mr Mathers' ewe weaners 14s 6d, Mr J. R. Jen kins fat cows £5 6s, heifers ?5 its, Mr S. Clark's fat cows £8 6s, L7 16s, Mr Barrett's do. L6 s7s, Messrs Keer Bros' 15 steers at L3 Iis 6dJ, t4 do. La 7s, htikers to L3 6s. c~ws L4 6s, poddies LI 4;, Mr Ashton's do. to Lx x s. Special Sale of Sro'e Shee. At our Borough yards on Thursday we held a most sec:essful sale ofshcep nearly 50coo were penn d. A large attendance of buyers Aere present, and a firm market ruled throughout. All ti'e sheep were sold wirh the ( xception of one pen at an advance o, late sales. A ,luge proportion was secure d to go to th* north. We sold Mr J. Rob ,'s 4co risinR 4 tooth ccsshred ewes, late in lamb, 17s, Mlr Le Uland's 25g cross bred woolly lambs, ra her ...