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AN EMPIRE BUILDER WILLIAM CHARLES WENTWORTH [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 20 March 1914
~.AN EMPIRE BUIIDER WILLIAM CHARLE;S VWENTWORTH (By James Munro, in "United Empire.") William Charles Wentworth was born In 1793 on Norfolk Island. His father was an Irish gentleman who had come Sout to New South Wales as an arml medical officer three years before, and -had beeni stationed in the little sub colony 1200 miles to the north-east. Young Wentworth was educated' in England, at Greenwich and at Peter house, Cambridge. Before he went to the University, however, h? took part,: at the'age of twenty, in the first great . inlarid exploration in New South Wales, which had till then been confined to a coast strip less than forty miles wide. The valleys of the Blue Mountain .range had led nowhere, but WVent worth's party (seven men in all, under Sthe leadership: of Gregory Blaxlaxid) passed along the crest of the hills, from the Nepean to the Bathurst Plains, watered by two rivers named after thi( Governor of the day, Lachlan Mac quarie. The Wentworths were great favorites of the ...
FRANCOIS CELLIER DEAD CONDUCTED GILBERT-SULLIVAN OPERAS. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 20 March 1914
FRANCOIS CELLIER DEAR CONDUCTED GIL lBE RT-SU LLI VAN OPERAS. One by one the famous bnatd that in one way or another were responsible for the Savoy operas is dwvindling (says "Lloyd's Weekly News' of January 11). Sir W. S. Gilbert, the librettist; Sir Arthur Sul\ivan, the cemrposer; Mr RI. D'Oyly Carte, the producer, rnda several of the famous actors and actresses have crosseJ the horder; and now MIr Francois Cellier, who conducted the orchestra, has gone. Mr Cellier tied on Monday at his residence at Crane's .Park, Kingston, at the age of sixty four-. * Francois Cellier was the yotuntetst of three btrothers, all of wlhomn made thteir mark in mtusic. Of for wider ran:te was the work achieved by Al fled C'.dlier. the elde th, tite well-known comp tioser of the immensely poputlar opera, "Do'rothv'' (twlicht. scariled by all the critics on its production, became onlc &lt; Lthe greatest successes of its and of such serious mutsic as his -'.ttii:i: uf Gtfay Elegy." ve!Hin;- began...
RESULT OF A BRAWL. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 20 March 1914
H:--arold ?IJIouiLa , w"as to-da :;com iittedAt ltroi-"l al tabytlie;ecoionetr foi tihe inslaughter o Piati ic~k i ]3Bi'eninan aged' 4~2; in :the 'Iillkeiny Hotel :::on.. :Salurday~ nfiight :: videce 'shboed thlat --discussion.took p.lace tinit the liotel: IBreninaii as Isuiuiiit uc nthe stonikch by olDouigall,2 but the xivitiesseds differed -s to-ah~itheo':it .~ias a& pinch or a s e verepu L?iuhi:? rhiorner vas satistied a- blo?; ·: was' ?truck.; '. i
SPORTING NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 20 March 1914
SPORTING NOTES. The annual meeting of the National. Coursing Club of Victoria was held at the Club lRoolns, Melbourne, on Tues day last, when there was a large at tendance of delegates. .Thle balance -heet showed a plrolt for thd year of £44, and the club have in the bank the. aum of £671. Mlr. P. H. Killeen was elected President, Mr. A. B.. Pearson Treasurer, and Mr. John Munday see r-etary. The members could not see their way Lt increase the salairy of the csecretary, as the club, after a good year, showed only a small profit, and there was no means of increasing the revenue, but he -was voted a bonus of £3) The present secretary- has a sal ary of £4 per week. It was decided to take measures for the prevention of S"doping"' dogs, and the question of voting by post was defeated. The sale of the Stawell Athletic Club's Easter meeting booths realisecd £136. A sports gathering wtill be held on tht Stratford Recreation Reserve on Thursday next. As \\will be seen in reference to cur ad\...
A BOY HERO. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 20 March 1914
A BO Y HERO,:-: Sir Alexander Peacock;, Minister,. of Education, Intends having: Lthe., t story of .the heroic Conduct' Of' \incent 'iAt-t kinsoni~ aged 1 relatedd in the school paper. Atlkiiison resided at BiIllll, West -Austritia a*and: on i lebruary 27 his miotheir dripped dead.:: The father was prbspecting:: l0 miles :awa, buit the' iboy , 3.W'ith i, four little bothersm anid :sisters;.-:,tiraimed tle: ihliles .baIrefooted 'withli:a tempierpiatue of. 11l0 degrees: to ibreak the.news' to hsmnie. : :.:.-:-,.::; e:- =. ..: ,,, :, . .- . . , . : .,.:. . : . . , ,
SANDOWN PARK RACES. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 20 March 1914
SANDOTN PARK RACES. Hurdle.--Jack Ashore 1, Pat T'Garry 2, Erin's Harp 3. First Divbi sion.-Jullundur 1, Black Nut 2, The Beggar Mlaid and Arndel (dead heat) . Park Handicap.-Glenbolt 1 , Se quarius 2, Socotra 3. Second Division -Poldook and Flora (dead heat) 1, lynccus 3. WVinners divided. Third Division.-;Fustanello 1, Bilga 2, Ipoh 3. Jumpers: Flat.-Bridge 1, Lord Grey 2, Ralmahra 3.
LATEST INTELLIGENCE. Melbourne, Thursday. SLY GROG AGAIN. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 20 March 1914
LATEST INTELLIGENCE. (By Wire.) (Froll Our Own Correspondent.) M lIbuli'rne. Th iur.sday. SLY (;POG AG\AIN. Karl Kiley., nlal.;t r o( tihe Cafe Fraiuatoltli. t as to-(y liined £10i on thri e - iilarg?s ' Oil" sly-g'rog selling. Tl '\ ESTI .MATIS. IEstiiiates have buen placed before t(1 l'.stnnlistur-Geint'al showing that .t01.0t.iutt will have to be spent during the Il nx txir le years to bring the'tele Phtlle and telegraplh systems up to (ate in Au-stirali, and to provide for a! i.'e't'.:sary extCeiiions. It is undlrstood tiat the transcontin ental railway will cost tive and a haltr millions. This is a million and a half in addition to the p'revious estimate.
BRUTHEN RACES. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 20 March 1914
BRUTHEN RACES. The following are the weights for the above races on Thursday next: Trial.-Kieyword. Gold Vale, 9.0, Dig ness, S.11: Countersign, S.4; Lady flendine, Debut, Godwin King, S.;3 Mernewin. Highland Frou, .: Splints. Reckie, 7.i. Amateur Handtcap.-Sunstone, 12.G; Pistol, 11.12: Botany Bay, 11.10; Sir Quist, 11.2; Sure Step. King Bower, 10.12: Slick, 10.7: Gold Step, 10.5: De but, Reekie, Splints, 10.0. lruthen Handicap.-Pella, 9.5; Glynne, ?.2; Sure Step, Gold Step, S.0; Godwin Laddie, 7.5: Lady Blondine, 7.2: \Vessex, 7.0: John Peel, 6.7. Pony Race.-Agent, WTild Bird, 9.0; Searchlight. Mranners, ,9.12; Playboy. 8.10: Ceylone. 9.7: Sourine, Rudest, 8.5: Nellie, S.O; Miss M., 7.12, W\elter Iile.-IBotany Bay, 10.10: Goldt Step, 9.10: Sure Step, 9.9; Gold \ale, Godwin Laddie, 9.1: WTessex, 9.0; I.ady IBlondine, 8.12: Godwin King, Debut, John Peel. S.7. Mossifade Handicap.-L.K.G.. 10.1; Sunstone, S.13: Silver Gauntlet, 3.5:; Black Gem, 7.12: Digness, 7.0; Coun tersign, 6.10; H...
SHANNON VALE ESTATE. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 20 March 1914
SHANNON VALE ESTATE. 21'ss.s. Treheck, Son and C,. held th ' a?ltin sale o1 the Shannon Vale ],statie, (;len Inne's, w\ithl Messrs. \"';ve" -;;d Perry and 5?C 're'or n td B.iO.xhamtll ;t [?,]01 InnIIs l ]? S[ aturlday,' inid' rleport a' large alittie·nance, whel tihe follo\ i ng blocks were sold: [;lchi 1, 10t ucres. J.ohllnl Marshall price £3/1 per acrl'; bck 2. 64a. TI.1 \ ,ebbeir. £3/10/; blhck 3c 2 7 , \ . Marshall, I';• block 4, 135.a Wm. \V ebber, jun.. £4,;-; block 5, 140a, T. 1 arlow, £3/16/: block 9, 17la, Chas. eirnlpton, £3: block 12, 320a, O. J. Timibs. £3!12:' block 13, Blau, A. Flet checr, £3/7/6; block 21, 198a, F. Iottes. Ct/5/; block 22. 13l, J. '. bhite, £4; block 25, 35an. \\'in. Walton, £4/5; block 26, 86a, ?, , J. Timnbs, £3/14/ block 2S, -05i, C. Newaolne; ,1/'46/ block 29, 577 ,.-. \. Miller, £2/10. The honmestead blocks of !400 aere'; were plurc'hased Iy r. 3'J. l'red White, inlakilg a total a rc-r of 4.903 acres at an :average iprice of £3/1 /9. Total sales,...
THE BAIRNSDALE CARNIVAL. (BY WIRE.) Bairnsdale, Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 20 March 1914
THE IBAIRNSD-ALE CARNIVAL. (BY 1IRE.) Balrnsdale, Thursday. The tlairnsdale Hospital Carnival to day was a great success. The day was pleasant. £117 was realised from the gate. booths and other suurces, and the result will be over £300, The Highland Ptpers' Band nd dancing girls cost £'30, and were a great feature, and en livened the proceedings. Sports re sults:-Nov\-ice Bicycle: A Dickson 1, R. IHumphries 2. 75 Yards Handicap: T; Taylor 1, S. Herron 2, ?-. Rcnnie 3. Standing T"Wood-chop: C. Ostler 1, H. Dore 2, G. H. Brooks 3. Youths' Race, 1S years: A. Dickson 1, C. Olsen 2. Hlospital Wheel Race: B. W'ilson 1, A. Baulch 2, A. Dickson 3. Sheffield Handicap: G. Philpott 1, Joseph Cart ledge 2, F. Smith 3. Protest against Philpott dismissed. Hurdles: J. Corn inins 1, J. Bowden 2. Underhand Chop: A. Dore 1, A. A. Brooks 2, C. Brooks 3. Youths' Race: WV. Hobson i. WX. Lane 2. The speeala tlrain from-- Sale was lilled, and the SaIe Brass Band and members of tle tire brigade were in htt...
OLD TIME SPORT IN GIPPSLAND. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 20 March 1914
OLD TIME SPORT IN GIPPSL,,,D. ----e-- (I?Y P,. T. EASTI' E Y.) Home t' itn* i ne' 1~t, l ulOted( fr!oml ex , plOe'rritllit'll Ie t , d:l lier ' llost illtel t sting hook--wh1icih I :tdvise all my15 n:ti'rS toi prtih'eis----: a vivid Ideslt'rill tii m "f hanllllltlillgS on th ' GrI'ee \Vnlwtttle ri':l cii l ·tt' at Sall', aiv li \ ikitllg r?-ln his InsI ra,, uillndi i t t th e olours f the lit. It 'not\ v t r , t he [ii ortoi" IOst -ii ta- ti . mai t o' ippshliae- llcof his daou . o ;itt' dt\V 't I I' l' xxs" ll tis e dulng t Hiu di, infnt tir ae e dilgs tigere t.,e tniprset ot tl e ladiesit ob th s.m Sto u locld, owi th its bleneltstd ald ad ilets, the tno at tol the specald-tinlers. Then whcl pix oeedin . sport, iidays non as biy were chat actetii~i ised by the utmostm it yppetls tan aii o-- dea e gatblint g h wetrnsostioin. dh races lasted four or tive d'tys. Sale lvas oin tftte during tih, period, and btoti eedinngwsct were woyud up with a dinner,u or a ball, for the b anelit of ...
HEYFIELD RACES. Jubilee Meeting. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 20 March 1914
tHEYFIELD RACES. Jubilee Meeting. President, Mr. 1. A. Cullinan; vice-presidents, Messrs. J. Cullen, Clark. and P. Gar\ey; hon. secretaries, M1essrs. H. Justice and P. O'Connor; patrons, Messrs. D. Langlanids, R. Gil der, D. Manson, P. O'Brien, Greg S)'Hlrien, E. Roberts, Theo. B. Little, J. Ackers, M. Flynn, F. Collins, A. War Cren, and Jas. Garvey; judge, Mr. A. F. Rice: measurer of ponies, Mr. W. C'Il.rien: handicaplper, MIr. J. Shorten; starter. Mr. J. Cullen; clerk of scales, MIr. D. Slattery and Mr. Jr J. Clark: stowards, Messrs. MvI']or, J. Ackers, M. 0 Farlane, J. J. Garvey, and Timbs; hon. medical officer, Dr. Heffernan. The fiftieth annual meeting, of the H•eyfield Race Club took- place on the pretty Heyfield course yesterday, when there were a very large num ber -f people present. The officials carried out their duties well, and Messrs. H. Justice and P. O'Connor, the energetic hon. secretaries, had a busy day. The takings at the saddling psaddock amounted to £30, and at ...
NATURE RESERVES [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 20 March 1914
NATURE RESERVES If we could go back a hundred years we should tini many birds and plants which art r:'ow extinct, or, iearly so, comparntive:ly common in, this country (writ:es i-.LF.S., in "Re Westminster Gazette",. No one seeon to have thought ot the creation olf. nature reserves for their protection-. or for any application .f' the law to. close seasons, .except for game. And so' birds like the ho,,ee and the or. ole, the harrier and the Crested gr. - and the buzzard, .t iow utnkno0 in many parts of tie country wher . they were once cotmr, n. This brings ms to the point of -',: article, whih' is to call attention t, the new societ0 for the promotion ,to naoture resero,.. .vhich has just bo•eet rmed with the Right Hleon: J. T'. L ,.:"er as its prDe aident, and mnany 'irngu'ishled slen. Jists and ornithl,,:' ' and botanso on its council. The aim of the s t :.o1 is t adid to .he number of nat~rl' r,"'-erves whi"h have already beet' ,,:'ied by tht Na. donal Trust. Thles ar.: too fw a...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 20 March 1914
AUCTIONS. TliiO. iB. LITTLE & CO. -:ctineers and Valuators, Stock and Station Agents, SALE, TARALGON, and at 467 BOURKE ST., MELBOURNE. Maffra, Heyfield, Morwell, Stratford, Longford, Tinnar, Briagolong, Mirboo North, Boolara. Agents for Australian Mutual Provident Co. Liverpool, London and Globe Insur ance Co. P. and O. Shipping Co. M' illwraith, M' Eacharn and Co. Curator of Intestate Estates. Grld.brough, Mort and Co. . National Trustees Jnd Executors Co. Q ibell's Sheep Dip. LOANS NEGOTIATED. Associated with O'Connor, Little and Field, Yarram. SALE BOROUGHII YARDS. SATURDAY, IARCH 21. THEO. B. LITTLE & CO. will sell at the Borough Yards on above date 10 Fat Cows 5 Springers 50 Misxed Store Cattle 200 Crossbred and Comeback Ewes 200 Nice Quality Lambs SALE SHEEP SALE. SALE BOROUGH YARDS. WEDNESDAY, MARCH 25. THEO. B. LITTLE & COi wil i:sell in the Sale Borougli Yards as above, when they expect to yard fully 3500 Good Sheep, including 500 6 and S-tooth Cros...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 20 March 1914
BUCHtiANA$N'S p g g raG g~u~'~i rs as w ea "BLAOK & WHITE" WHISK?Y A ig1h-1olass Comfort. Inted and pnuixhe o uor Thr GippuabndY iWareOh~ a 8 15 2829 Mon. 2 9j12i Tu, 13 17 241 - ed, 4 i 18251... Thu, 5 1 1926... Fri, 136 20!27... Sat. '7 142128 ... 6HIPPING. ALE STEA.MBO-AT CO. LTD. Dp.LY SERVICE (Sundays excepted). The Company's Steamers, Omeo and o, leave SAL.E and CUNING IIE D.AILY-Sale 1.45, upon arrival of first train from Melbourne, Cuning ame S a.n. Fares: RETURN 12/, SINGLE S/. Callng at Latrobe, Holland's., eaynesville, Metung and New Works. 0tlice, Foster-s'reet JAS. E. pATERSON, Secretary. *IpF3LAND STEAMr RS PTY. LTD. -.u'Mr.l Steamship Service' Between MELBOUIRNE and all GIPPSLAN?; PORTS. . S.S. QUEENSCLIFFE lerave Melbournr every Saturday for THE LAKES DIRECT, Csrying Cargo for Sale, Maffra, Straford, Jlet:ig. :'aylnesv?ile, and the Surroundinfg Districts. Lowest Rates of Freight. IHead Ofice-t; 'oilins-astreet, Mel icurnS. Sale Of~ice-Focter Street E. Hi. WAL...
No Title [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 20 March 1914
For next Thursday afternon ith River Island trustees have arranged another working-bee on the small is. land. An invitation is extended to al! who have the interest of the town at heart to assist. Motor boats wil leave the Sale wharf at 2 p.m. . helpers are asked to take either an axe, spade or slasher. The seereta? has much pleasure in acknowledging a donation of 10/ from Dr. Gabriel to wards the fund for building a boat landing and effecting improvements on the island. For months cheques which hav been missed from the Drouin Butter Factory have been cashed at various towns in the district. As they were not made payable to a person, a nun ber being used to denote the payee, i, has been hard to trace them. On Mn1a. day (says the Herald") Constable Ryan arrested Joseph Thomas, a youth, a former employe at the fac e tory, in connection with the matter. Mr. S. S. Glass, so well and fa. vourably known in this district as head-teacher of the Longford State e school, and some tinme ago re...
ENGLAND AND GERMANY SPEECH BY AMBASSADOR [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 20 March 1914
ENGLAND AND 6ERMANY SPEECH BY AMBASSADOR Prince Lichnowsky, German' Amn bassador. presided at a festival dinnex held at Newcastle-on-Tyne last night, in- aid of the funds of the German Mlission to the Seameni and Sailors' dome, South Shields (says "The' Daily i'elegraph" of January 14), and inithe .'ourse of his remarks expressed the" Jpinion that the good relations that had so long existed between Great Britain and Germany would, with the :hellp of a fuller mutual understanding And a still better realisation of the possibilities of peaceful development, tlways be maintained. The company ncluded the Earl of Durham, Lord Allendale, the Rev. Dr. Harms (presi lent of the mission), the Lord MIayor if Newcastle, and Sir Thomas Oliver. The German Ambassador proposed :hle toast of the King. "His IMajesty," ae said, "'has at all times manifested .he nmost sincere sympathy and inte test in every undertaking of a philan ;hropic nature, and has not limited his ,ndeavors for.the diminution of h...
THE ROSE-LEAF ROMANCE [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 20 March 1914
'iE ROSE=LEAF ROMANCE (U' I. T t hlerincI in "The West-. It iii"i 'l" I hu ttiose rare accom plishetl tiii ii t.ilich seem to tinu th eil 1' uisher' and tiheir public at tl -as itt 0ti it'. young dream. it apre r''. t''it tlh ausht pices of a line old tirii l'l ':'ti n.oli, though thi ia'.lini ' I: 'ate, and the work faŽItttd l''l tn. "A true x'ose af roi l licate as sea-spray It Ju t.t ' gli' '"''i' 'dt keen as dia Join dill &lt;i'e, auster& no .s wh havet -rent ent a i 0 lanuages. "Yo~u site· h' nit'. ri "t taid tthe fcmininin ;lttiletli'l' 'okhe re not diamed to a eding it. I ireateoil ". . ,es thi n a furore r1. ' thin a succe: d'cti~n?' · book~u that p~oliti cclii' tt glance 'at It t ,, i r ii i r. eviewero tlnhiii to illitde to it i ~ t. ta : Ott lit o rakiig thei it /ut driving it l1t' I illr iii. 'e lit cotlnountr .t . '1 dir' tin the lawn t1( glower, itl ..s oi t o it to to thoie trniciii tge neaihert 11110. iied It " t Conict glo1er '. ly at in:\: ;· '`andl...