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MELBOURNE FAT STOCK MARKETS. FAT SHEEP. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 13 March 1914
MELBOURNE FAT STOCK MARKETS. FAT SHEEP. 26,50u0 yarded. Quotations: -Prime crossbred wethers, 19/6 to 21 6; extra do. do., 22,' to 24/; good do. do., 160.6 to 15 9; second do. do., front 15/; prime crossbred ewes, 16/6 to 15/6; extra do. do., 19 : to 22/6: good do. do., 14/ to 16/; second do. do., 12' to 13/6; inferior and old, from S. 6 upwards. Prime merino wethers, 17, to 19, ex tra do. do., 20; to 21/9; good do. do. 14/ to 15/9; second do. do., 11/6 to 13; ; inferior, from 1u/, with mecrino ewes 7; to 17,. 1FAT LAM31S. 14,000 were penned. tPrilno sold at 1;;6 to 15/, extra 15/9, to 17/, with so lected lots of heavy-weights 17,9 to 21; : good sold at 12/ to 1t 3. second 10, to 11/6, inferior from -,. FAT CAT'TLE. ::155 yarded. Prime pens of bullocks, £10.l10/ to £12: extra do. do., £12/10i to £13/5/; odd beasts, to £14; good do. do., £S/15/ to £10; good medium weights, £SI/ I/ to £9 10; good light and handy weights, £7 to £5/5/; so cond do. do., 6,5/ to £6/13,: primne pens of cow...
DUTCH NOVELIST MAARTEN MAARTEN'S WORK. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 13 March 1914
DUTCH NOVELIST irAARTEN MAARTEN'S WORK. "Maarten Maartens occupies a unique place among English novelists," writes A. St. John Adcock in the "Bookman" in an article accompanied by fine pho tographs of the novelist's beautiful Dutch home. "Like Joseph Conrad, though he is a foreigner, he neither appeals to us in an alien tongue, nor conies home to us over broken bridges of translation; he writes a clear, vigorous, picturesque English, that in purity and forcefulness few of our living authors can surpass. "Mr Conrad is, perhaps, more easily idiomatic, a subtler stylist who has mastered the inner mysteries and the magic of the language he has made his own: but then Mr Conrad is one of our selves; he lives and works among us. "Whilst Maarten Maartens, though he writes in English, and his works belong legitimately to English literature, re mains a Dutchman; his home is till at Doorii, in Holland, and he visits Eng land only occasionally; moreover, the stories he writes in our tongue are,...
DEAD MAN IN A CHIMNEY GRUESOME DISCOVERY. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 13 March 1914
DEAD iMAN IN A CHIIMNEY GRUESOME DISCOVERY. Mr Kiplin's guesome story, "The Re turn of lmray," was reproduced in real - life at Aumur, near Dole (says the Paris correspondent of "The Daily Ex press"). A man named Riollin, a notorious drunkard and something of a :bad character, disappeared on the last day of the year. Yesterday, as nothing had been heard of him, his relatives pro ceeedd to make an inventory of the things in his house, when one of them noticed that the chimney did not draw. .As in Kipling's story, a dog which had always refused to enter the living room since Rollin's disappearance showed signs of great uneasiness, and slowly. as in the story., something-` ieavy which sagged in the middle was seen to aptpear, and then to fall into the Iireplace. It was the body of Rol lin. It is thought that, returning home after celebrating the New Year with some fre Ihom. Rollin. who had left his keys at home, had tried to get into his house by climbing down the chim ney. had stuck i...
RELIGION AND LABOR BROTHERHOOD THROUGH BUSINESS. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 13 March 1914
RELIEION AND LABOR BROTHERHOOD THROUGH BUSINESS. Mr. J. Ramsay Macdonald, M.P., writ ing on Religion and the Labor bMove ment in the "Constructive Quarterly," says:- "If the Labor Movement is not filling, church pews, that it not because it has abandoned Christianity, but because it has turned away from the Church for its worship-two totally different things. "The conclusion to which I came. is that, if, on the one hand, the Church cannot retain the confidence- of the ac tive spirits in the Labor and Socialist movement it will cut itself off more and more from the spiritual life of the people: it will become more and more the barren fig tree which cumbers the ground: outside its walls and in places not blessed by it the Gospel wilt .be preached. LABOR- AND RELIGION. "On the other hand, should anythinig happen which will alienate the Labor Movement from religious faith, it will become more and more destructive and negative in its 'outlook, harder and more economic in its inspiration,...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 13 March 1914
MARRIAGE. WOOD-RUMPFF. -On the 10th Feb- ruary, at St. Luke's, South Mel- bourne, by Rev. H. Goss, William &nbsp; Irvine, eldest son of George Wood, of Cowwarr, to Adelaide Elizabeth F., second daughter of Carl Rumpff, of Seaton. Present address "Charnwood." Cowwarr. &nbsp; IN MEMORIAM. SKEEN.-In sad and loving remem- brance of my dear wife and loving sister, Matilda, who passed away, March 12, 1913. Short was the call she had from above. Not a word to her loved ones could say. Her eyes closed in death, with thoughts of home, She silently passed away. Much more, much more, the heart can &nbsp; feel Than lips can speak, or hearts reveal. Inserted by her surrowing husband, &nbsp; David Skeen, and her sister. DEATH. SCOTT.-On the 6th March, 1914, a Sale, Robert James, the eldest holoved son of R. J. and M. J. Scott, and belov-ed grandson of J. Ait. chl2ll. sen.. of Clydebank, aged 29 At Rest. &nbsp; &nbsp;
SALE-ALBERTON RAILWAY. AN ENTHUSIASTIC MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 17 March 1914
SALE-ALBERTON RAILWAY. ----- AN ENTHUSIASSTIC MEETING. A meeting convened by Mr. M' Lach Ian, M.L.A., was held at the Rialto on Saturday afternoon. There was a good attendance from the outlying districts of persons interested in the building of the railway from Sale to Alberton. Messrs. G. Irvine and Shiels (Darri man), Brennan and Futcher (Long ford), Carr and Robinson (Dutson), Hyde, M'Cann Bros., C. Flint, A. Skeen and Mrs. Lyon (Stradbroke), and Mr. C. Napper (Sale) were pre sent; and each promised to give evi dence before the Railways Standing Committee. when it visited the district, about five weeks hence, and to get meetings called in their various lo calities, collect data for evidence, and, if necessary, appoint delegates to at tend a meeting of the central branch ait Sale. The names of Messrs. l'. Cur tis (Prospect) and T. A. Robinson (Dutson) were added to th, number. Mr. M' Lachlan, M.L.A.. took the chair. lte said there was great ne cessity for bringing before the Rail ...
CORRESPONDENCE. BAND MUSIC. (To the Editor "Gippsland Mercury.") [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 17 March 1914
CORRESPONDENCE. BAND MUSIC. (To the Editor '' Glppsland Mercury."') Sir,--In your last issue it was stated ihat the Sale Borough Band pla.yed In the procession on Thursday, assisted by nmembers of tile Maffra and-Tenm perance bands. This is not correct, as we were only assisted by members of the Matfra Band. Hop)ing that you will correct the statement,-Yours, etc., R. 31M' COLL, lio. Secreu-arY Sale Borough Band. [\e have received a letter from the ;e.cretary of the Tenlperanee B?n" d to dhe s~ame eiect,--IEd, ",G.M."'
THE COMING SEASON. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 17 March 1914
THE COMING SEASON. Gippsland' a Big Store presented a gay and festive appearance on Friday and Saturday last. Messrs. Wy. D. Les lie and Co., with a view ,,f giving their nune-rouis clients ni opportunity of inspecting the very latest modes in costumes, furs, and veitlnig dresses for the forthliconting ;aitiimni and win ter season, issuted invit ations, with the result thlat their large warehouse was illled with an aprl)eciative clientele. No better object issonl of thlle prosper ity of Gippsiand could h s seen than the large, well-dressed assetnblage which paid the above tiirII the comlpli mlent of inspecting their new season s goods. In ladies ' coats were to be seen some i.xceptionally tilte and ar titiic; articl-s in na tnurtal mullsquiash, squlirrel, ·.! l plu1s. and the very lat est in tweed .lsports, also curried wool; aild il la dies evllening coats in Tain 8,. .sky and mustiard colours. The Ials ' ,ivetnlug robes were very (ini-y rea tions. one in particular being especiall...
A MEDICAL MILLENNIUM. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 17 March 1914
A MEDICAL MILLENNIUM. tui' Sydney correspondenit writes: i r. Hlolman, the State Premier, sennms to have been fired by an intense medical enthusiasm during his visit to the Mledical Conference in new Zea land. Very wonderful are the tlhings which he is going to do now that no has returned. Special provision is to bo made for the "'neurupath," ' who, if he can live long enough, will be jubi lant accordingly. Consumptive pa tients are to become the special care of the State, which will therefore have a very considerable proportion of the comnmunity on its hands. There is to be a crusade against venereal disease, and "research'" work, wvhich is usu ally interpreted as vivisection, is to bo liberally endowed. The hospitals are to be gradually ''nationalised,"' as the proportion of their austenanc which they derive from the Government in creases year by year. Also, there is to be a separate portfolio of "? Mealth" co that tae doctors shall not have all the good things. So glowing a pro g...
No Title [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 17 March 1914
The triennial elections for the school committee took place this month, and the following were. elected to represent the Sale School committee;-Miss. A. Middlemist, Messrs. G. Scott, E. Young, J. L. Reece, E. Phipps, jun., C. Robinson and G. Bryan. The President of the Gippsland Hos pital (Mr. J. I-. Cartledge) during a recent visit to Bendigo inspected, the operating theatre there, which is laid with tiles. It is, however,,the inten tion of the Bendigo committee to have constructed a now operating theatre, at a cost of £1000; but they do not in tend having it tiled, the- present floor not proving satisfactory. The Presi dent also visited the Melbourne Hos pital, and the three operating theatres there are being laid with a new ma terial, which is grey, and has the ap pearance of marble. Unfortunately he was not able to secure any definite idea of the cost. It would appear that there are only three men in the Com monwealth who can lay and - do the work, the men being Italians, and th...
PRODUCE MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 17 March 1914
PRODIUCE 3LARK.ET. ,Theat, weak, S 9?; oats--miling 1/11½, seed 9 ,, feed 1 10%: maize. 4/; barley--malin:rg Chievlier 8/[, Cape malting 2,5: chadT, to 67 6: hay, to 100/.
ORBOST SHOW. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 17 March 1914
ORBOST SHOW. The Orbost and East Gippsland Ag iclulturat Society s show w\as held on .darch a and i;. The \veatlier cotidi ions \werte goOd, all,id tkillng thle tWO ldays togetherl, tie gate w'as a record. nc)lle of theil features of this show was thle draught stock, S. J. Lynln's first prize stallion being a particulariy line speilmen, Chief prize-takers werc: - )raughts--31are, any age: b. J. Lynn i ald ". brood marlllc, \itl tual at loot: S. J. Lynn, 1 .nd 2. Three-year Mld tilly: -. J. Lynn, I and 2. Iiwo year-old cult: P. Ilrv\ine, 1. Thoroughs ureds--Eltire: Edgar \Valler, 1. Mare: G. Nixon, 1. Mare, foal at foot: G. Nilxon. loiadster Stallion: F. Leattie, 1. Pliay t lltil're, lot over 12 hanids: G. D. I-erry, 1. Cavalry horse or mare: C. Johnston, 1. Artillery horse: Nix on Bros. Jinker pony, 14 a.u.; G. Smith, 1. Pair buggy horses: Nixon ruos., i. Pair buggy oniies: G. ,Nix sn, 1. Single buggy horse: J. iGilbert, t. Gentlemian s turnout: J. Gilbert, 1. Liackneys--Pony, under...
COMING MUSICAL TREAT. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 17 March 1914
COMING MUSICAL TREAT. Sale is greatly indebted to the Cor- rick Entertainers ter their visit to Sali oil Thursday and Friday nlights next, :and they can rely on townlspeople sup porting their enterprise. The Corrick ntame is a houseohold word the Com lonlliwealt hover, as also through India and the old country. They are versa utile to a degree, and include Miss i. Cie Corrick, a charming lyric soprano, Mlis?e Ruby Corrick, a lady cJrnet piay-r equalled by none; Miss Amy t'urrick. \whose Ilute anld piccolo itlas are untuSrpaassed; Mr. Leonard Corrick, elariontet player Ipar excellence; Miss Gertie Corrick, wnho presides at the pt anoi with a grace both nausicianly and charming: and M1r. James Caldwel. a baritone possavasng a rich voice. The laughterland dv-partnltent is in the able hands of a comtedian with a bi; reputation in England, Mr. Jack ktontty; and the whole combination is without doubt an exceptional treat for iiutsic-l-o-vers here. Various t ausical instrlunmentis of the l...
GENERAL NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 17 March 1914
GENERAL NEWS. The racehorse Recaller was sold to G. Fetherstone for 197½. guineas, and Lord Tuck to T, M' Grath for 75 guin eas, - The captain of the bay steamer Mourilyan complains that last Satur day shells from the Williamstown bat tery narrowly missed the vessel, and he was compclled to keep his siren go ing until the firing ceased. The o.fficials deny negligence, and state that no shots were fired when the Mourilyan was In the danger zone.
EASTERN GIPPSLAND. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 17 March 1914
EASTERN GIPPSLAND. The development of Eastern Gipps land is at suoject 01 perennial discus suon, and it is doubtful whether lin ality \will be arrived at as tihe result of. the recent v'iait of the Minister for iFublic \Vorks (?ir. l-ageltlornl). Although tLier% are patches of rich alluvial nat all aloing the seaboard, ttlKscs areas ill tilu aggregatoe do not Ibuit large in lre'lationll to ile whole ex tent of tnis unlpeopled territory. T'lhe revivalu o tie iuestiuOil Oi tle COuiiStruc tio iUl t UL 111 111r i tile Vlllinty L0 iL.aO .aliLnL snould, loU\\ev'c'i, leaId to a tcln pordury SolutiOn 01 tle jroaieln ilia[t coitrOlts teilt Otoveif'llilllt, 1tar tilt-re is eVery iiKellihaod of a ltll illi etiaatiloi illnto the Coiniitercial aspect o01 til tinlberl illdiustry. It \\'was l.;t SO ImaCli to satisly il?iaseilf ts to tile existe!nce of ti. eXtelnlsiv\e tlunboercl belts tlhat tIle Matiste"r niacie otnt trlp, tar lie had Oiiiclail reports to atlttl"lV ly douti upoll that pOint, butL ...
ST. PATRICK'S CELEBRATION CONCERT. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 17 March 1914
ST, PATRICK'S CELEBRATION CONCERT, The Victoria Hlall was crowded on Thursday evening, to hear a lecture by Bishop Pheian, and to enjoy a pat rlotic concert in honour of St. Pat rick's Day, ?(hich included the sing ing ot some Melbourne artists. The lecture, entitled "Ireland in Ruin and Resurrection,' was very much enjoy ed. and appealed to emotions of those hailing from the old land, The mnu sical itemlls were nearly all encored. Regre! t was expressed that Mr. Gold spink had missed the train, but all tile other artists advertised appeared. The Mayor (Cr. M, T. Cuiiinant acted as stage manailger, and very erhicetent Spertorimned the duties of the office, The following was the programnme: Duet, "' Sprligtinie," iMr. Ledwaro and Miss Humphreys; song, '" The Old Green Isle." 31r. Charles Ledward; sons, ' Kathleen 3Mavourneen., " iss Alice Lynch; song (illustrated during lecture), " The Meeting of the \Wat ers." Miss Alice Lynch; song tiilus trated during lecture) 'K-illarney," Miss D...
STATION PRODUCE REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 17 March 1914
STATION PRODUCE REPORT. I Melbourne Woolbrokers' Assocla tion (Goldsroughl, Mort and Co. Ltd., Australian Mlercantlle, Land, and Fi nanco Co. Ltd., New Zealand Loan and Mercantile Agency Co. Ltd., Dal sety and-Co. Ltd., Australian Estates and Mortgage Co Ltd., Younghusband, lov, and Co., Proprietary Ltd.) re port: Shepskins.-Strong market rul.d for all descriptions va'lues showl n a further rise of !~d per l1,. on test' grown parcels. Hides.-Supplies continue short. with a very strong demand for ial weights, and generally .? ue ~ hd per lb. higher. Surred Sklns.~Rabhit skins, in Ism Pathy with' London news advasnced about %d per lb. ,Valinbx skins sell ing -readily,at quotations'. F,?o zkin? any nge favoured buyers. Tallow.-- nferior qualiSies receded about 10/ per ton. Other classes sold at unaltered rates. All conditions point to a large sugar crop In ,Queenslatnd this year,
VICTORIA'S NEGLECTED LANDS. NEED FOR INVESTIGATION. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 17 March 1914
VICTORIA'S NEGLECTED LANDS, NEED FOR INVES TIGATION. The man who comes to Victoria with the lilea of selectulng land tilnlds that lhe Is aced with all extraordinary position. In wilatever directuon he nlty travel throughlout tile state the lroad or railway runs ifor mniles tnrough, territory thilat is suitable for ultlivation or dairying. Yet hun ure?ds of thousands of acres of it is vyintually ill a state of nlature. It 1s co\r \vrdwthi light tilmber aldt scrub, anid hats Inever felt tile plough. It arrius very tew stock, and sonictimes ofne at all. ~et inquirv silow\s him that hardly all acre of it is open for settlI len?nt. Tile Crownl lands which have not yet been parted with ullnder any fixed tatle are classified as follow;: Acres. First class .............. ll,510 eecoind class ............ 14,11i 'ltird ccla s ............ 2,U75,559 tIlCiassed. .. ............ 3.6,5UV Aurlterouss ........... ti.5,dl7 Pastoral ............ 6,4i9,til1 \miiiip or unreclaimed........ 1,083 Landls...