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NOMENCLATURE, ETC., OF SOME GIPPSLAND TOWNS [Newspaper Article] — Glengarry, Toongabbie and Cowwarr Journal and Central Gippsland Reporter — 29 May 1914
NOMENCLATURE, ETC., OF SOME GIPPSLAND TOWNS (By Mr. C.- I. Du Ve). TRARALGON: Derived from Tarra-Algon, native name " Tarra' (river) " Algon" (little fish, so called from native aborigines cat ching quantities ot small fish there. Was part of Dr. Hobson's old run, and subsequently purchased by Mr. Duncan Campbell. LOY YANG: Corrupted from native name " Neo Yang," the' place ot big conger eels, which th« aborigines caught in the river Glengarry, near where th« old homestead of Mr. Turnbull (now Whittakers') stood on the edge of the river scrub. This was called Loy Yang from the native name, and was taken up by the late Mr. James Rintoull, ot " Annsfield," Rosedale. FLINN'S CREEK: Named after James Manton Flinn, who was district constable, under the New South Wales Government, m the early days, and located there. ROSEDALE: Named after the wife ot Lieutenant D. P. 0'Ked»n, R.N., who owned the Scarne run. Mrs. O'Keden's name was Rose, and the locality was originally a township for the o...
CLOSER SETTLEMENT. THE ROYAL COMMISSION. [Newspaper Article] — Glengarry, Toongabbie and Cowwarr Journal and Central Gippsland Reporter — 29 May 1914
CLOSER SETTLEMENT. THE ROYAL COMMISSION. The Royal Commission appoin ted to enquire into the closer set tlement policy and administration ot the board, h eld a sitting in the board-room of the Lands Office on Wednesday. ot the Closer "Settlement Board, was questioned at length -with re ference to the purchase of the Kil many Settlement-the price paid -for it and its similarity for beet growing. Mr. T. Kennedy, the chairman The chairman then (turned ;tp the property purchased liy the board near Traralgon-formerly - Boyd's, on -the Melbourne road, and the following. dialogue ensued - Have you been on the Gl«naJ, lardale Estate, near Traralgon ? -Yes. Y Are you satisfied with the va luation placed upon it ?-That is a difficult question to answer. We have the property leased at the present time, and is not safe to jump at conclusions. If ,you were buying the property for yourself, what would you think was a fair valuation ?-I am not buying it for myself. It is a ques tion I lam not enti...
Traralgon Weekly Market. Saturday, May 23. [Newspaper Article] — Glengarry, Toongabbie and Cowwarr Journal and Central Gippsland Reporter — 29 May 1914
Traralgon Weekly Market. Saturday, May 23. W. Christensen and Co. report Oats. Algerian seed 2/6 to 2/8, feed 2/ 4; Wheat prime seed 4/6, fowl feed 3/ 9d; Barley, Cape 2/6; maize 4/3.-Peas H. T. Dun 5/ m.t 4/6; chaff choice to £3 J O/ good £3/5-, bran 1/3 pollard 1 Japanese millet 3d to 4d, onions 8/-, potatoes choice (scarce) 6/- others to 4/6; grass seed, cocksfoot, 12s to 13s rye, local 5s Od. Butter, prime dairy, lid to 1 /0; cheese, matured, 9d, eggs, guaranteed, 1/8, preserved 1/2 pigs' cheeks, 8d bacon, 9d; hams 1/-. Poultry.-Fair demand for good birds. Roosters to 3/6, hens 1/9 to 3/ pullets !/- to 3/, turkey gobblers, 15/-, hens 8/ ucksx 2/- to 3/-, geese 4/- to 5/-. Fruit.--Apples-choice to 6/-, good 3/6 to 4/ cooking 3/6; pears to 4/-,' quinces 2/6 Vegetables.-Cabbages 3/- to 6/-, pumpkins 6/-to 9/, marrows 3/- to 6/-, liubbards 4/-to 9/-, beet 2/- doz bunches melons 6/'- to 9/-, turnips (Swedes) 7/-, rhubarb 2/- doz. bunches, carrots ] / 10 to 2/-, parsnips 2/-doz.bunche...
DEATH OF MR. R. G. ROW. [Newspaper Article] — Glengarry, Toongabbie and Cowwarr Journal and Central Gippsland Reporter — 2 June 1914
DEATH OF MR. R. G. ROW. The many friends of Mr. Richard Goldsbrough Row will hear with regret of his death, after a short illness, at his residence, "The Rest," Thompson street, Abbotsford. Mr. Row about a week ago was seized with an attack of gout, but seemed to be recovering on Saturday night. He was reading a newspaper at 11.30 p.m., but half an hour later he suddenly expired from heart failure. The deceased gentleman who was 53 years of age, was very well known in the city. He was at one time prominently associated with the well-known wool firm of Messrs Golds brough and Co., aild later with Young husband, Row and Co. Pty. Lyd , but for some years had been connected with the New Zealand Loan and Mercantile Agency and Co. Ltd. as wool expert. Mr. Row was a most enthusiastic sup porter of racing, and for the last 20 years has been a member of the com mittee of the Victorian Amateur Turf Club. He was the owner of several race horses, and best of which was probably Repeater, who car...
NED. KELLY AT LOY YANG. [Newspaper Article] — Glengarry, Toongabbie and Cowwarr Journal and Central Gippsland Reporter — 2 June 1914
NED. KELLY AT LOY YANG. In front of the mart, on Satur day afternoon, Mr. Allan Walker, Mr. T. Powell, and Mr. D. J. M'Carthy discussed the articles which have appeared in these co lumns. .1 ; Mr. T. Powell jokingly said the writer should try and be correct, and Mr. Allan Walker replied that he thought the statements were pretty correct. '? Pointing to the street i® front ot the Colonial Bank, Mr. Walker said here used to be an immense stump there. It took two ot Mr,. Drane's bullock teams to shift it, and it was pitched over the bank where the shire hall now stands. He did not know what became of. it afterwards. ' " Oh,' said Mr. Powell, " it was Covered over, and the shire hall was built on it I" They spoke of Mr. Robert Mill, *vho used to own, a selection at Loy Yang, and then too kup land at Traralgon creek, the farm now ownea by Mrs. Toner. Mr. T. Powell said he was one ot the applicants for a block m that neighborhood, when the number was reduced to four. Two ot tho number agr...
Municipal History of Traralgon. [Newspaper Article] — Glengarry, Toongabbie and Cowwarr Journal and Central Gippsland Reporter — 2 June 1914
^Municipal Histery of Traralgon. (By W. WEST).' The history of the shire of Traralgon properly commences from October, 1879, that be«ng the date upon which the constitu- 1 tion ot the shire was formally au- ! thonsed by the Governor-in-coun cil. As, however, Traralgon had municipal representation prior to that time, any review of its his tory would not be complete with out some reference to t-hose earner years. I shall, therefore, make some fragmentary references to matters which occurred prior to its constitution as an independent body. Traralgon's first connection with local government goes back to May 19, 1869. On that day, now over 45 years ago, the Rosedale Road Board was constituted, and of the. very extensive area placed under its jurisdiction Traralgon formed a part. At that period Traralgon was an unpretentious village, consisting of not more than ten houses, distributed equ ally on both sides ot the creek. The surrounding country was generally held in extensive areas, and ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Glengarry, Toongabbie and Cowwarr Journal and Central Gippsland Reporter — 2 June 1914
Your Eyes need attention. Do not neglect them'. Consult R. A Williams. Oualified Op tician at A. H. CROSS'S, Tra ralgon Bazaar and General Newsagency. Woods' Great Peppermint Cure, For Coughs and Colds, never fails, Is 6d PURE DRUGS. It is the wiBh of Parents that their Children grow up vigorous and he*I h> young Australians -bring this about by giving Newfoline OR Challman's Emul sion of Cod Liver Oil, with the easily assimilated I and valued properties of the' Glycerophosphates of Lime and Soda. I1 or Pulmonary Complaints and vV-iStiny Peaeaei iu young and old ii is iavaiuab e. 'PHONE 3. Challman, CHE MIST, TRARALGON THE DISTINCTIVE HOUSE. We make ti e real American Suit. Our Ladies Cos tumes p'eise all. Tiadewith a reliable fiim, support Local In dus ry and l«-ave Your Monty in the town. We Guarantee all Garments. A TRY ON with Evtry Suit. Place Your Order To day. We Make Everything in Our Own Workroom. Hand Work a Speciality. Just to Hand, all the Newest in Suitings, Etc. SUI...
An Historical Sketch. "THE LITTLE GRAVE." WHOSE IS IT? V. [Newspaper Article] — Glengarry, Toongabbie and Cowwarr Journal and Central Gippsland Reporter — 2 June 1914
An Historical Sketch. 'THE LITTLE GRAVE. WHOSE IS IT? V. As a good deal of doubt and conflict has unexpectedly arisen regarding the occupant ot the tiny .mound in the old cemetery in the railway irteserve, -I have collec ted further facts which establish beyond doubt that the traditiqn is true in regard to Constable Smythe's child. Mr. and Mrs. J. Campbell, of " The Retreat," knew the Smythe family well, and were on terms of neighbourly intimacy with them; they attended the fu neral ot the infant, and saw it buried in the grave, which was dug by Messrs! J. Hoddmott ana , Joseph Newman. Mr. Hoddinott's father, by the way, was then the owner of the Traralgon run, be I fore it "was sold to Messrs. Golds I borough, Row and Co., for whom one present townsman, Mr. T. H. Row, was appointed manager. Mr I Newman held a femall block bn the i creek, and his brother married a ' sister of Mr. Ralph Liddiard, who subsequently selected the land upon which he now resides, with his sister, Mrs. M'Na...
CALLIGNEE ROAD. [Newspaper Article] — Glengarry, Toongabbie and Cowwarr Journal and Central Gippsland Reporter — 2 June 1914
CALLIGNEE ROAD. The surveyors have now completed the survey of the Callignee road I" om the head of Sawpit Gully to -he -hi>e boundary. Sawp:t Gvilly comes out on o the C-llignee voad ivnr Mr : raffin's farm. The s cepesf- gnulu of the new toad is from Woolf's hill, skirtintf Tassie's hill, and is about, 1 in 20.in oti^er places the road is prac tically level On the old road there is a needless rise of about 150 feet, w ich is obviated by the new devint ion. Hence the new road will be n ? :iflt improvement on the o'd &lt; ne. If the Roads Board adopts tlie rr-nte as recommended br Mr Sambell as seems likely-with the subsidiary road down the ?"Valley of Flytms eek the distric' w II !'t* a great deal better sn'-vod with ; oc.d.s As a result jnueh time will bi; saved, heavier h.aib carried, the district opened up better and last,, but not. least, land values should ri-e We under tand that the shire sec retary liaR not yet received a reply from the Hoard in refrence to the pr...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Glengarry, Toongabbie and Cowwarr Journal and Central Gippsland Reporter — 2 June 1914
'Notices. DEATH. M'AULEY.-On Saturday, May 31, Frank M'Auley, fourth son ot the late Hugh M'Auley, ot Traralgon, aged 40 years, bro ther ot Mrs. R. Hunter and Mrs H. Curran. FUNERAL NOTICE. THE-Friends and relatives ot late Frank M'AULEY are respect fully invited to follow his remains I to the place of interment, the Tra ralgon Cemetery. The funeral will leave the rail way station on arrival of the mid day train THIS DAY (Tuesday, June 2.) F. L. GRUBB, . Undertaker. i
PROPERTY SALES. [Newspaper Article] — Glengarry, Toongabbie and Cowwarr Journal and Central Gippsland Reporter — 2 June 1914
PROPERTY SALES. Pentland and Canfield report the following property sales during the month of May: On account of R. Clever, his property at Traralgori Creek to Mr. W. Graham, at a satisfactory figure. On account ot Mr. H! H. Wickes 3 acres Traralgon Park, on the creek, to Mrs. Fick, at a satisfac tory figure. i On account of Mr. C. Delia Torre, Moe, 91 acres to Mr. A. Broomfield, at a satisfactory fig ure. On acct. W. Pentland, 320 ac res to Mr. H. Graham, »t a satis factory figure. On account of G.. White, 10 acres at Hill Top, to Mr. R. Red path, at a satisfactory figure. On account ot W. Pentland, 100 acres at Loy Yang, to Mr. A. and Miss. E. Gilmour, at a satis factory figure. On account ot Mr. J. A. Hufter, 102 acres, Gormandale, to Mr. A. Whatley, at a satisfactory figure. On account ot Mr. C. O'Connor 90 acres to Mr. J. A. Hufter, at a satisfactory figure. On account ot Mr. R. CubL«c, cottage and allotment, Loch Park, to Mr. T. Shannahan, at a satis factory figure. On account...
The Journal. TUESDAY, JUNE 2, 1914. [Newspaper Article] — Glengarry, Toongabbie and Cowwarr Journal and Central Gippsland Reporter — 2 June 1914
TUESDAY, JUNE 2, 1914. A Spelling "bee'' was held in connection with the Methodist Young People's Union on Thurs day evening. The competition was both interesting and amusing, and provided a good' evening. Mr Griffiths was the adjudicator, and he had a long list bf words culled from that day's " Argus." This was exhausted, and then resource was made to the dictionary. Miss Chappeli carried off the honors. A vote of thanks was accorded Mr. Griffiths. There will be no football mat ches on Thursday in connection with the North Gippsfand Foot ball competition. Mr. James Bennett, M.H.R., was in Traralgon yesterday after noon. He purposes holding a pub lic meeting shortly, and replying to the members of the Labor party who have visited Traralgon re cently. Tenders are invited for clearing ing 8 acres on the Glengarry re creation reserve. * We have received a copy of the special issue of the Northcote " Leader." Northcote has just been created a city, and the pa per contains a full account...
MUNICIPAL PLEASANTRIES "I SAY YOU'RE A LIAR." [Newspaper Article] — Glengarry, Toongabbie and Cowwarr Journal and Central Gippsland Reporter — 2 June 1914
MUNICIPAL PLEASANTRIES SAY YOU'RE A LIAR." The usual pleasant relations of the Morwell shire council' were seriously disturbed at its meet ing on Wednesday last. Councillor Radburn moved that in future the council meetings be held at Yinnar. It appears that Councillor Rad burn had made some unpalat able remarks in the press, and made further assertions at the council table that were resented. Councillor English said he had not intended to speak on the ques tion, but Councillor Radburn's speech was the poorest he had ever heard. The only thing he has done since he has been in the council is to hold the council up to ridicule. Look at his motion about the pay ,of the Victorian police; it was positively ridiculous. It was on a par with the supposed rea sons for shifting the place bf !meet ing. He has never been any good since he has been in the council; at least we can't look upon his past actions as ot any value. The desire of everyone, except Coun cillor Radburn has been to do the be...
Traralgon Co-Operative Society. HALF YEARLY MEETING. LOW PRICE OF STORES IN TRARALGON. PROPOSAL TO ADD DRAPERY. [Newspaper Article] — Glengarry, Toongabbie and Cowwarr Journal and Central Gippsland Reporter — 2 June 1914
Traralgon Co-Operative Society. - HALF YEARLY MEETING. LOW PRICE OF STORES IN TRARALGON. PROPOSAL TO ADD DRAP ERY. The third half-yearly meeting of the Gippsland Co-operative So ciety was held in the mechanics' hall, Traralgon, on Saturday af ternoon. Mr. P. Dunbar, chair man of directors, presided, and there were present: Messrs. W. Tanner, G. Pentland, W. Cum ming, A. E. Thompson, E. Red path, D. Anderson, W. Thomas, F. Dran, J .Bolding, Hepburn, A Downie, J. J. Dunbar, D. Beaton, W. Bolger, W. Watson, S. J. Thompson, D. M'Donald, T. A. Pettit, J. T. Dunbar, R. Barr, S. Lade, J. Hentschell, R. Max\yell, N. M'Innes, S. Clarke, Fitzgib bon, S .Vivian, W. West, C. Chns tensen, W. Firmin, and J. Ca meron (manager). Mr. Cameron read the minutes of the previous general meeting,, which were confirmed on the taio tion of Mr. W. Bolger and A-.; Downie. j The chairman said the direc tors had hiuch pleasure m present ing the balance-sheet for the past> half year, and in meeting the shareh...
TOONGABBIE. [Newspaper Article] — Glengarry, Toongabbie and Cowwarr Journal and Central Gippsland Reporter — 2 June 1914
TOONGABBIE. Robert Graham, son of J. W. and S. Graham, was buried last Thursday. There was a very large funeral, people coming from Hazelwood and Morwell, where (the deceased formerly lived. The de ceased was very well liked. The members of the Rifle Club at tended the funeral, the deceased ?being a prominent member. Mr. Elhssmith read the service. There was an exceedingly large sheep and cattle sale on Friday, and £2000 changed hands. Who of the old residents would have thought Toongabbie would have \held such a large sale? Trucking yards are urgently required.
BROTHERS IN MISFORTUNE. FORMER RESIDENTS OF TRARALGON. CURIOUS COINCIDENCE [Newspaper Article] — Glengarry, Toongabbie and Cowwarr Journal and Central Gippsland Reporter — 2 June 1914
BROTHERS IIST MISFORTUNE. FORMER RESIDENTS OF TRARALGON. CURIOUS COINCIDENCE Singular misfortune dogs some families. On Friday morning, Frank M'Auley, 40 years of age, a builder's laborer; of Carlton, and formerly of Traralgon, was work ing on a building in Queen street, near Flinders street. Standing on a wall he was lifting planks oft the top of the left wall when he over balanced, and fell a distance ot about 13 feet. He struck his neck j in falling, and was rendered help- . less. A St. John's ambulance took him to the Melbourne. Hos pital M'Auley was paralysed : the neck down, and he diea on Sunday. He was a married man, with a family, and a brother ot Senior Constable M'Auley, who is now station ed at the Mint. A third brother is at present in St. Vincent's Hospital, as the re sult of an accident. He is also a builder's 'a orer, and two m mths , ago was struck on the head by a brick, which a fellow workman was throwing to him. , His skull ,was shattered, iind only a tew days ag...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Glengarry, Toongabbie and Cowwarr Journal and Central Gippsland Reporter — 2 June 1914
T. F. HOW & CO, HOTHAM ST., TRARALGON. T. H. ROW: Sworn Valuator. ACCOUNTANTS, AUDITORS, ASSURANCE & GENERAL AGENTS. Agents for London and Lanca- i shire Fire Insurance Co., National . Mutual Fire Assurance Associa- ! tion, Norwich Union Fire Assur ance Co., Ocean Accident and Guarantee S.ociety, the Fourth Victorian Building Society, Adam son, Strettle and Co., Stock and Station Agents. 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 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 I land, senr., is about to erect new | and up-to-date cow slieds, for Housing tthe cows, during the win ter season, and his son will gu rantee Jto Supply Twice Daily the oest chilled milk and cream at the lowest possible prices, and he hopes...
BLIND ENTERTAINMENT. (To the Editor). [Newspaper Article] — Glengarry, Toongabbie and Cowwarr Journal and Central Gippsland Reporter — 2 June 1914
BLIND ENTERTAINMENT. j (To the Editor). Sir,-To clear away any misap prehension, allow me a couple of explanatory remarks on the foot note on my letter re the above, as published in your last issue:-(1). My request for a charitable con cession had a blank refusal from the secretary, without any men tion or reference to the commit tee; 1 did not attempt to dis cuss the objection at all, but at once waited on the president, with better result. (2). On seeing the members of the committee after the appearance of the notice that " free" use of the hall had been granted, for the Empire service, commenting on its inconsistency, ! l was assured they knew nothing of it, and am "certain they did not. That the mistake has been recti fied since I called public atten tion to it is alright; the funds ot the institute benefit, and it is a matter for congratulation all round. £ Yours etc., T. A. PETTIT, Hon. Sec.