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Military Church Parade. Empire Day Service. A GREAT GATHERING. Mechanics' Hall too Small. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 26 May 1914
'Military Church Parade. Empire Day Service. A GREAT GATHERING. Mechanics' Hall too Small. There was a great and spon taneous response to the announce ment that a military and church parade and service would be held in the Mechanics' Hall on Sunday afternoon. The members of the local units of the Australian Liglh: Horse, under the command of Lieutenant Mapleson; the cadets, under Lieutenant Etheridge; tl' members of the Fire Brigade and the local Rifle Club, headed by the Town Band, marched from the post office to the hall. The mem bers of the town band, under con ductorship of Mr. Tansey, took up a position ion the platform, and ac companied the singing. With such a large assemblage, the singing was most hearty, it not thrilling. Though possibly many people came out of curiosity, yet all re cognised that the gathering was a recognition of Empire Day, and an appreciation of the late Queen Victoria. Each one felt glad that 'they belonged to the great Brn 'tish Empire, and the best go...
SALES BY AUCTION. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 26 May 1914
SALES BY AUCTION. Mathieson and Davis will hold their next Gormandale sale on the 28th inst. T. B. Little and Co. will hold a special sale of fat and store cat tle and sheep at Rosedale on Frn day, 29th inst. A. M'Lean and Co. held very successful sales at Morwell on Sa turday, and at Traralgon yester day. There were big yardings. M'cLean and Co. will have a big yarding at Todngabble on Friday.
THE TYERS LIME. A SECOND COMPANY FORMED. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 26 May 1914
THE TYERS LIME. -0-.-- A SECOND COMPANY JOR MED. In the last Issue of " The Jour nal" it was stated that Mr. Regmin aid Murray, late Government geo logist, was doing some investiga tion work in the Tyers district mn conneciton with tile ihme deposits. It has transpired that Mr. Murray has been examining the country on behalf of a second syndicate, wlhich is now applying for a lease. The ground applied for is an abandon ed selection, adjoining Mr. Gil mour's farm, about a mile and a halt up the river from the Tyers bridge. This ground will be close on three miles nearer the bridge than the other company's ground. Mr. Reginald Murray Informs us that he discovered tits deposit of lime 40 )yecars ago, when Govern ment geologist, and supphed a report to tlus department. T''he parties interested in this latest de velopment had this report unear thied ,and learning that the ihme is of a high class quality, (next sought out Mr. Murray, and engaged himn to visit the place again. He soon foun...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 26 May 1914
WYKE8 & SPENCER, Painters and General House Decorators. Sign Writing - Estimates '/ a Speciality. "."' Given. ,. -0 Country' Work a Special Feature. -o -ADDRESS: FRANKLIN ST., TRARALGON. (N'xt Gippalaud Hrading Co). Messages left at Shop o, W. SPENCER, Railway Coffee Palace, S -- will be Promo t'y Attendedt to. -- TO THE PUBLIC OF TRARALGON. MR. W. 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 minform them that his son, I'ERCY, 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 nousing the cows, during the win ter season, and his son will gu rantee to supply Twice Daily the Dest 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. Stoddart...
(To the Editor). [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 26 May 1914
(To the Editor)4 Sir,-1Will you kindly allow me to thank the undermentioned mn connection with our great na tional service on Sunday: (1) The authorities of mechanics' institute for" granting the use of the hall free; (3) The brother clergy ot Traralgon for co-operation; (3) The members of Town Band, for the magnificient way mn which they led the musical portion of the service; (4) The members of the military units, the Fire Br ga le and Rifle Club, for their fine par ade, and the procession they or ganised. (5) The great audience of loqyal townspeople for their at tendance, and the splendid manner in which they entered into the spi rit of the srv1ce. The offertory amounted to £5 Os 4~d. The ex ses'were: Assistant for Rev. VW. H. Scurr, £1; do. W. J. T. Pa,, £1 3s 4d; W. Chappell, £1 6s a: J. Guest, 9s. Total £3 18s 10d. The balance of £1 is 6~d 1 have han ded to the ladies of the Traral gon Benevolent Society. Yours falthtully, WV. J. T. PAY.
WHY ACID STOMACH'S ARE DANGEROUS. SCIENTIFIC REPORT. May. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 29 May 1914
'WHY ACID STOMACH'S ARb DANGEROUS. SCIENTIFIC REPORT. May: Acid in the stomach is danger ous, and frequently fatal, because acid f rom itscorrosive nature has a natural tendency to destroy the mucous lining of the stomach it self. No one intentionally swal lows hydrochloric acid, but it is often present in large quantities, as the result of food fermentation in the stomach, resulting from the chemical action, which so fre quently follows the eating of the daintiest and most tasty foods or the indulgence in any form of alcoholic stimulants, including bedr, wine, hquers, etc. This fer mentation causes pain, uneasiness, and discomfort, because of the acid, which burns like a red hot iron, and the formation of gas, which "clistends the stomach, caus ing shortness of breath ,and pal pitation r .the heart. The trouble being entTrely due to the unnatp~i rai condition of- the stomach con tents, and not in any way to the fault of the stomach itself, physi cians have adopted .with marvel, lou...
An Historical Sketch. IV. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 29 May 1914
An Historical Sketch. -a- IV. The mist which surrounds the little grave in the railway reserve has raised a doubt in the mind ot your correspondent X as to the reliability of the assertion that it Sis the resting place ot a child of Constable Smythe, who was in charge ot the Traralgon district about 1868-70. He quotes cer tain negative assiumptlons, par ticularly as to the absence ot any entry in the offlcial registers, but as it has already been pointed out that there are other known deaths ot which no record is extant, it is self-evident that no reliance can be based on that assumption. Above all the conjectures which X imagines faith is rather to be pinned to the word of such ve teran resident as Mr. C. I. Du Ve (who has an intimate knowledge ot the district since the fifties, and who 'has stated again and' again in print that the grave is that of Constable Smythe's intan tant child) presumably speaking from personal knowledge. It I minustake not there are those still min Traralg...
THE TELEPHONE. THE HILL CONNECTION. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 29 May 1914
ITHEW TELEPHONE. THE HILL CONNECTION. · Mr. Bennett, M.H.R., writes that he will be glad to render as'lst ance with the view of securing an extension of the telephone line from Gormandale, through Carra jung, Blackwarry and Bulga, to North Devon, on the south side of the Divide. This connection would give through .commumncatlon from Traralgon to Yarram and be an immense boon to the Hill, resi dents. The hill settlers and people . of Yarram moved in the matter some months ago, and an officer of the department has since been over the route and will furmnish a report* on the probable revenue and expenses. Even if the re port shows an anticipated loss, the department should certainly build the line, as the people who are hemmed in the-hills, 20 miles from. a railway town, are entitled to it. The telephone would help to make their lot brighter, and very prob ably be the means of saving life in case of sickness. It is admitted that had there been telephone communication some years ago a l...
THE TRARALGON TRADERS' ASSOCIATION. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 29 May 1914
THE, TRARALGON TRADERS' ASSOCIATION. -o The annual meeting of the Tra ralgon Traders' Association was held on Monday night, wheh there were present :Messrs. W. Mac donald (chairman), A. Layton, H. W. Bond, Cameron, Temby, Cross, Fraatz, Wallace and the 'secre tary, T. Milligan. The following officers were elec ted for the ensuing 12 knonths: President, Mr. A. Layton; sec retary, Mr. Milhgan; committee, Messrs. Wallace, Stoddart, Chris tensen, Cross and Cameron. The -balance sheet for the year ending March 31, was adopted. The question of closing for one hour during lunch time was dis cussed, and it was decided that it be further considered at the next qiarerly meetting. The'meeting closed with a vote of thanks to the'.retiring president.
HEYFIELD. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 29 May 1914
HEYFIELD. -0 At the State school on Friday morning the usual formal program .or Empire Day was gone through under the direction of Mr. Mills, the head teacher. In the after noon a good number of adults as sembled,when addresses were given by the members of the school com mittee, Messrs. J. Fitzpatrick, F. Farvis and F. Fitton. On behalf of the committee, the former pre sented the school with a picture of the inauguration of the Common wealth. After the speech-making the children were entertained with games of various kinds, and"'trea ted to an abundance of creature comforts, everyone spending a thoroughly profitable and happy time. The new railway station build ings are complete, and will soon be taken over. They will be a great convenience, not only tfo the staff, but to those doing business at the station, and to the travel ling pubhlic. -The need of more ac commodation was manifest years ago, and the new station will meet a long-felt want. The A.N.A. branch had a r-capital attend...
EMPIRE DAY. CELEBRATION AT GLENGARRY. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 29 May 1914
EMPIRE DAY. CELEBRATION AT GLEN GARRY. The Glengarry and Toongabbie West State schools combined in the celebration of Empire Day on Friday last. There was a verjr large attendance of children *and adults. The parents had provided ample "refreshriments, and the lo cal ladies disperised the fare with lavish hand. Dunring the afternoon appropriate addresses were delh vered by. the Revs. W. J. T. Pay and W. H. Scurr. The members of the school committee, with Mr G. Waltham secretary, and the teachers of the two schools, ma terially assisted in the festivities. The elders had a Ldance in the hall in the evening, which proved very enjoyable. The following are the results of the sports: Boys under 6: L. Keon 1, H. Burgess, 2; C. HlI 3 Girls under 6: Ina Waltham, 1; F. King, 2; J. Scholfield, 3. Boys undqr 8 years : H. Humph rcy 1; F. Humphrey, 2; A. Wood house 3. Girls under 8: L. Rintoul, I, J. W~aite, 2; E. Hall, 3. Boys under 10: P. Russell, 1; F. Waite, 2; F. Mathers and R. Burgess, tik...
MAFFRA WATER SUPPLY. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 29 May 1914
MAFFRA WATER SUPPLY. Last Thursday the ceremony of turning on the water in connection with the Maffra waterworks scheme was performed in the pre sence of a large attendance. Mr. Daniel, chairman of the Water works Trust, introduced Mrs. J. Mills, Who turned the handle, which at once caused the water to flow into the settling tanks and to be pumped up to the reservoir on the hill, half a mile distant. Re ference to the consummation of -the scheme was made by the water trust members and representatives of the Sale Borough Council, and Traralgon Shire. At the conclu sion of 'the proceedings a member of the Sale Fire Brigade, by means ,of a hose, demonstrated the water power for 'the prevention of a fire outbreak.
THE BOWLING GREEN. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 29 May 1914
STHE BOWLING GREEN. -o- - Thanks to the industry and promptitude of Messrs. Duffy, F. L. Grubb and Keys, the top-dres sing of the Traralgon bpwing green was completed on Monday, with the assistance of the green keeper, Mr. Aird. The green has never previously been top-dressed so parly, and, consequently the old grass and new seed will have a much better chance. Naturally, the green will be greatly improved when the next season opens, and members of the club will be under an obligation to Messrs. Duffy, Grubb and Keys.
UPPER TRARALGON CREEK. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 29 May 1914
UPPER TRARALGON CREEK. A team of eleven men from the local rifle club went to Melbourne on the 15th inst., to fire a match against a team fromn the Essendon and Flemington rifle clubs. The conditins owere ten men a side, eight to count, and ten shots at 500 yards. Victory rested with the home team, by 25 points, after a very enjoyable match. Dixon was the highest scorer on the home side, with 49 out of a pos sible 50, and received a gola medal from the visitmng team. H. Guntz ler was the highest scorer for the visitors, the other members of hte team scoring as follows: ;W. O'Mara, 45; W. Beaton, 44; A. H. Beaton, 43; D. Beaton, 43; F. Guntzler, 42; M. Guntzler, 41; P. O'Mara, 41; and H. Blanksby and Clarke w.ere counted out with 40 each.
A.W.A. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 29 May 1914
A.W.A.-The Traralgon branch ot the A.W.A. elected its officers for the ensuing half year on Tues day night. Mrs. Reid was elected president, Mrs. Conway vice-pre sident, Miss. Ethel Kinna secre tary, Mrs. Macfarlane assistant secretary and press correspondent, and. Miss. Nell. Lmford treasurer. Those elected on the committee were Mrs. Jonson, Mrs. O'Doherty Miss Broomfield and Miss Chaundy. The sylabus was also drawn up. , Euchre Socials.-The Traralgon branch of theA.W.A. intends hol ding euchre socials monthly dur ing the winter. The P.L.C. in tends doing the same, so there will be socials of this kind every fortnight, which wilt help to pass away the long winter evenings. The P.L.C. social on Friday even ing last %was a very enjoyable one, the prizes being won by Mr. Jack Jones, jnr., and Miss. Regan. Re freshments, and a couple of hours' dancing filled m the remain der of the evening, the music be ing supplied by Mr. Joe. White and Mr. Muir. Over the Seas.-Writing from Fremantle,...
GLENGARRY. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 29 May 1914
GLENGARRY. The adjourned pubhlic meeting to appoint trustees of the new re creation ground was held on Sat urday night, when there was a good attendance. Cr. W. A. Lang presided, and the following were appointed trustees : Messrs WV. A. Lang, Geo. Waltham, S. Christen 'sen, R. :King, T. H. Keon, E.Mars tin and F. Humphrey. A committee of seven was also appointed, with Mr. W. Lang as chairman, Mr. E. ~'F. Christensen vice chairman, and Mr. S. Chnris tensen as secretary. The ground is being purchased from Mr W. Lang, through.the go vernment-8 acres at £15 pci acre. If £15 is spent on improvements by the end of June, the Govern ment wilt refund £10. Over 'E60 has been promised towards the purchase. The ground wili soon be paid for and it will be a great boon to the residents.