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Rainfall. AT MIRBOO NORTH. [Newspaper Article] — Gippslander and Mirboo Times — 15 October 1914
Rainfall. AT MIRBOO NORTH. 191 i 1912" •913 ,9I4 January ..." ■2 1 5 0 22 c 55 2.25 Fchni'.iry 3 ' 5 .091 1.01 ' 59 31 arch ... o.oc 1 .or 7 °7 -> 18 April . • 335 4 ">7 237 4 11. ]Vlay' 658 3 33 4 79 4-79 Tunc .... 7-32 3-52 2.86 2 05 Juiy : ■ 3 &lt;?2 '2 20 1 90 6-39 August ... 2.20 3-35 5-^5 1.52 September 4 9.9 7-39 3-49 2.13 October 2.56" 3-°S . 3 96 I. l6 !Novembei 0.80 3*2° 6.52 December 7.29 3-49 1 05 Total 50-01 36.90 41.42 ' ' 27-37
The Gippslanoer. THURSDAY, OCT. 15. [Newspaper Article] — Gippslander and Mirboo Times — 15 October 1914
ftbe &lt;5tpp9lant>er. THURSDAY, OCT. 15. Two men, named respectively "Saddler and Clark, were charged at ihe Morwell Police'Court on Tues day, before Messrs J. Hull and D. T. Latter, J's.P.. with having stolen a bag contaiirng meat and other pro visions. belonging to Phillip ('rnti.-h field, a farmer, re-iding at Mirljoo, Accused pleaded guilty, and were ( each lined £2, ami 4j(j costs, in .le fault one month's imprisonment-. As &lt; both were penniless, one month allowed in which to pay the line. Mr G. Sutton, who for some years .. has been barbering at the west cnl ' of the town, has purchased Mr (I. &lt; Affleck's business (next to thu Com- . mercial Hotel) The well-known pony " Clifton " is r standing this season at Mr J. Lindau's I i farm. Clifton's stock has a reputation i of tealrzing very high prices. At the J Leongatha horse sale on Tuesday a Clifton pony, about 14 hands, was sold for L20, Mr Glasscock being the pur chaser. The price topped the s...
Mirboo-Morwell Line. [Newspaper Article] — Gippslander and Mirboo Times — 15 October 1914
Mirboo-Morwell Line. " The Annual Report of the Railways Commissioners just to hand, shows that the revenue on the Mirboo-Morwell line has'.considerably increased during the past 12 months. The following is the revenue taken for the past 4 years:— MirbooN. ^"4888 £5586 £5026 £"5810 . Boolarra 3003 3274 3340 3447 Yinnar ... 1746 1781 1825 2290 Darlimurla 269 346 391 3SS Hazelwood 74 58 78 158 £9,980 11,045 10,660 12,060
Racing Club [Newspaper Article] — Gippslander and Mirboo Times — 15 October 1914
Racing Club jf .- xieeting of the Mirboo ' -- .iub was held at Farmer's jdwesday evening, 7th inst , a ^ood attendance. The •> (Cr J. Smith) occupied the .ssrs W. Cartwright, P. Gleeson, Jil$edder, J. Gilfedder and F. Gil Mex. were elected new members. ."JThe President briefly welcomed the nvew members, and hoped many more Jyoung men wculd follow their example. Election of Officers. Messrs Cook and Luttich proposed •"Hhat Cr Smith be re-elected President. Mr Marshall, in supporting the Vmotion, spoke in praiseworthy terms of v,Cr Smith's work as President. He had "tiever missed a meeting of the club since he first took office. His adv ce had always been most valuable, and he felt sure no member was more fitted 10 field fie position. The motion was unanimously car ried. Cr Smith thanked members for re appointing him to the position. . He was proud to be president of the club. He, however, was of opinion one of the younger members should have been elected, as he was getting rather ...
Correspondence. [Newspaper Article] — Gippslander and Mirboo Times — 15 October 1914
Correspondence. .from Hit; secretary or the Country Boads Board, advising council that the foIlowiiiL^ nnvuinis have been made available for expenditure by the council on the—niainten ince of each of the main roads mentioned, namely — Mir boo South Road 200, Mardan Road ^200, Mirboo Aliambee li rd. /joo. A two-hours' discussion took place on deciding where the money allotted to the Mirboo South Road shou'd be expended. Councilors were unani mous in spending about £50 on the Tarwin bridge, and about £50 in re pairs from the bridge to the hotel. As there was a sum of £90 to be re-a lot ted to the road from last year, there was still £190 to spend. The Presi^ dent was of opinion that the most suit able place to spend it was on the road near Alf. Walker's.—Cr Inglis favored re-metalling the road between Tuck's arid Nichol's Road, as that part of the road would always be used by a large number of ratepayers. If it were.spent, were the President suggested, -it would only be for the benefi...
M'Phail Bros.' Pig Sale. [Newspaper Article] — Gippslander and Mirboo Times — 15 October 1914
M'Phail Bros.' Pi* Sale. j,6oo pigs yarded for the week. Stores were scarce and very dear. Suckers in great request at 13s to 20s ; slips, 20s to 30s ; small stores, to 335. . Pork—A small supply mostly good quality, and prices firmer all round. Prime light, 32s to 36s ; medium and good, 40s to 45s ; prime heavy, 50s to 55s B-icon—A fair supply, including how ever, a number of indifferent sorts, show ing the want of feed. Sales opened a shade below last week's level, and values gradually eased as sales progres sed, late sales showing a drop of fiom 2s to 3s per head. Unfinished soits • were dull throughout, and hard to quit at low values. Small and light, 48s to 54s ; prime heavy, 62s to 68s ; choice farmers' lots 73s to 78s ; with a few extra choice to 85s. Our tops, which were not of the usual best quality, sold as follows:—W. G. Little, Bcisdale, 85s 6d; Billson, Mirboo North, 803. Back Fatters —A short supply, and a good demand for all good sorts. Best ;£6 to-^7 10s; extra, to ^...
Mirboo South. [Newspaper Article] — Gippslander and Mirboo Times — 15 October 1914
Mirboo South. A smoke social to wind up the foot ball season was held last week, and was fairly well attended. The usual toasts on such an occasion was drunk and altogether the affair passed oil" very successfully. The bache'ors' annual ball was held last Friday and was a great success. '1 he duties of secretary was in the hands of Mr D. Watt, and owing to his energetic endeavours many ladies from a distance were noticeable. Dur ing the evening a presentation of an enlarged photograph of the members .of the football team was presented to Mr Colin Watt in recognition of his services as president cf the club, for the past number of years. A gold medal was also presented to Mr H. Goed for the most improved player during the football season Dancing was indulged in up ti 1 daylight to the sweet strains of-the piano and violin. The musicians were the Messrs Darling Bro*. and was all that could be (Jesired by lowers of dancing. Tim residents of tlio district will be pleased to learn that M...
An Expensive Item. [Newspaper Article] — Gippslander and Mirboo Times — 15 October 1914
An Expensive Item. During tlie speeches on the second reading of the Railway Loan Appli cation Bill in the Legislative Assem bly last week, frequent references were made to thn fear that the elect rification of the suburban railways was proving a ranch more costly undertak ing than liad been promised by the Ministry's advisers when the project" was first undertnken. Tlie Minister for Railways (Mr Mackinnon) was a3ked whether it was true that Mr C. Merz, the English expert, who had prepared the scheme of conversion, had already drawn £40,000 in fees from the Government; whether the whole •electrification work was to cost the people £6,000,000 or £7,000,000 in stead of the £2,500,000 which was presented to Parliament as the full estimated expenditure when it was asked to authorise the undertaking; and whether expensive mistakes had been made in the preliminary works. Iiater in the evening, Mr Mackinnon, speaking as Minister for Railways, said that there were signs that the electrifi c...
Fred: Saunders on Trial At the Morwell Poliee Court. [Newspaper Article] — Gippslander and Mirboo Times — 15 October 1914
I Fred: Saunders on/. Trial At the Morwell Poliee Court. Frederick Saunders, cdiat 1 homas Neilson, cdius Frederick Johnston, was charged with that on Gthjlav of June, 1914, he did felonious!}' offer and put of! certain warrants and orders for payment, to wit.^i-lif ques for £7 7s, £6 Gs, and £5 IV!.>n ious'ly signed by hiui without, lawful authority or excuse in tiie name of William- Thorburn, with in ten t to defraud Porter Bros., Green Bros., and Koy and Nash, of Morwell, with out lawful authority .or excuse. Inspector Fowler prosecuted on behalf of iliP Crown. Florrie Hawey, employee of Messrs Porter Bros., Morwell, de posed that accused man was the person who purchased goods lo the value of 18s on Oth June last. Ileiheit Harvey, another employee of Poiler Bros., swore that on 6th June iast accused came from the drapery department in Porter Bros. shop across to the grocery depart ment, and ordered one pound of Havelock tobacco. In answer to a request for 5s Gd, the value of t...
The Allambee Railway Committee's Report. ESTIMATED COST, &c. [Newspaper Article] — Gippslander and Mirboo Times — 15 October 1914
The Allambee Railway Committee's Report. ESTIMATED COST, &c. Thorpdale to West Tarwin Bridge— [n.terest, .£3,461 135 6d ; traffic ex penses,- ^41 13s. gd ; maintenance' charges ^751 8s; locomotive expenses, £'93 9d 3d; general charges, £24 135 3d. Total annual charges, .£4,472 l8-i 2d. Revenue.—On New Line—Passen gers, £194 Ss 1 id ; parcels, .£46 10s mails, £s2 I0S > class goods, £ ic6 12s id-; wool, £2 1Ss 4d ■; live stock, £4. ;. limber, £141 2.s 6d ; agriculture and dairy produce, £\ 16 13s 4d ; all other trai'fice, £ 10.— .£674 15s 2d. On Oilier Liius from New Traffic .from Ne"w Line—Passengers, ^/,-ioo-j timber, £661 is 8d ; agricultural and. - diiiy produce, ^554 3s • 41] — £1,315 ■: 5-;. Total revenue-. £igyo. os 2d&lt;j Estimated loss first year of operation;" £2,482 18s. - * ^ ; . The &lt; stimatcd -Annual Charges for 1? " line -from Thorpdale to The Cross". Roads was set down at-^6,404 15s 4d. ; The Revenue was estimated at .£2,595 15s id. The e...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Gippslander and Mirboo Times — 15 October 1914
The LATEST in Plain and Floral Crepe, Muslin Striped Pique, Plain and Floral Voiles, Colored Linens, Flouncing Embroidery and Laces, Lace Collars and Bows Inspection Invited. No one Asked to Buy. AGENT for'Cuming Smith's Manures, Victoria Insurance Co., ■ Cyclone Fencing and Cyclone Rabbit-Proof Pence. ~ A CMMERCML HOTEL; MfRBOO NORTH-;. MB Begs to inform the public of M"irboo Hertb ■ fkt 1 ^siHSI-ta an(l district that she has taken o'vor the afex$yf premises, and trusts to uaea-it a continuance sf tlie liberal support fhat haf always been accorded^to this kouse. No expease has b&en spared in Fitting and Fumishin-g the numeroaf apartments. Priviate Parlours. Pabli« and CwnmersigM Bining1 Room. Only best Brands of Ales, Spirits, and Wrnes kept in stock, Good Stabling;. A flMitive"Gro^fE Horses and Buggies fer Kire at Moderate Hates. CLUB HOTEL, "OUilElGIAL' HOUSE" * T. BOLLAjRD, PRSKtrarMiCi - • HAYIM.Gr taken over'the business of atave Urs'fc-ekss Hotel fr.om .-i Messrs Cody...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Gippslander and Mirboo Times — 15 October 1914
ffi-GARTIff A-ND CO.: Sheep and Cattle Salesmen, !«m&lt;i financial Aleuts, &c., LEONGATHA, Beg to thank their clients through oat the district for the large snppor' accorded to tbem daring the pasi 12 momhs, and feel assured that oy giving strict attention to business as hitherto, and prompt settlements they will receive a continuance of their patronage. ^ur -&lt;CV! -*ilIP wil i-akf oji THURSDAY, OCTOBER 35, 1914, Bullocks Steers 'Jowj K-lfcr, Poddies ,vc, All stock sold by us will be paid for - ON DAY OF SALE EXECUTORS' SALE. CHOICEST ^DAIRYING AND FATTEN ING LAND. fVURBOd-MORTH. Thursday, October 22nd McOARTIN &lt;t 00., in conjunction with A. McLEAN. & CO., have received instructions from THE NATIONAL TRUSTEES EXECUT ORS AN JD. AGENCY CO. OF AUS TRALASIA, LTD., Executors of the ■Will of the lateDANIKL M'OARTIN to sell by auction at Mirboo North, on THURSDAY, October 22nd, 1914, at 1 o'clock, the Valuable Grazing and Dairying Property, sit...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Gippslander and Mirboo Times — 15 October 1914
RELIEVES AT ONCE. ' I have alwins fouud Chamberlain's Colic and Diarrhoea ltemedy an ubsolut. y safa; liemedy for colic and diarrhoea," sn- s Mra Julia WnUely, 7S Ball Street, Wangaini ,N.Z. "For many years I suffered from echo pains but s'ncd using Chamberlain's Coin- and Diarrhoea ttemedy find that my &lt;; neral health is much improved for it relieves. uffer ;ng at once." Sold by Buckland Bros. .,%
M'Phail Bros.' Pig Sale. [Newspaper Article] — Gippslander and Mirboo Times — 22 October 1914
M'Phail Bros.' Pis Sale. 2,500 pigs yarded for the week. Stores—A heavy supply and prices lower. Suckers, 12j to 16s ; slip?r 20s to 25s ; big poor sowf, 35s to 45s. Porkers—A full yarding, includ ing a lot of rough pigs, and prices eased all round. Prime light, 30s to 34s; medium and good, 36s to 40s ; prime heavy, 42s to 45s. Baconers—A heavy penning, the greater portion being pigs showing a want of finish, which can be ascribed to the high price of food stuffs. Values were again lower, and the unfinished p:g hard to place at all. Small and light. 45s to 50s ; prime heavy, 603 to 65s; choice farmers' lots, 72s to 79s; odd extra pens mak ing to 83s. Back Fatters—A big lot in, mostly ough and underfed sorts, v .ry few prime choppers being to hand ; all sorts were lower. Best, £7 to £7 5s; prime and weighty, £4 5s to £5 ; others, from 45s to 55s.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Gippslander and Mirboo Times — 22 October 1914
Public Notice. GEORGE SUTTON TT)EGS to notify the public of Mir boo North that he hag pur chased the Haii'dressiug Business late ly carried 011 by Mr 0. Affleck, and far so many years carried on by Mr F. Bell, and hopes by strict attention to customers to merit a fair share of pul> lie patronage. Pipes, Tobacco and Cigarettes Slockid. All Kihds of Books Sold. J. TURNBULL, Baker, Piisrryenuk a. (oiitVctHsiier. BHXtS r,o notify the Public Hirboo North :tnil District that lie li«s purchased thy business lately cat rjed on by Mr.R. Craw Icy, and liopos by strict attention to cus tomers to merit a continuance of the support accorded his predecessor. Fresh Bread Daily. Balls, Wedding Parties, Picnics, &c., supplied with every requisite on the shortest notice. Wedding and Birthday Cakes made to order. Small Goods of Every Description PAINTING ! J. w, Teescott, Genera! CONTRACTOR, PAINTER, &c. HAVING received a Large Stock of l,EU), OIL, STAIiVEKS^ &c, at but slig...
An Appeal. [Newspaper Article] — Gippslander and Mirboo Times — 22 October 1914
An Appeal. Our country calls on each to give their i . mite . . Towards our brotlrers struggling in the _ strife "That rages round." our Empire. .^Fierce j - the fight, . "■ And rill appalling is the loss of-life.p^; ; The -battle* fields are streamed with i - human blood, . - ■ ^ i ■ And dead - and dying are- scattered j-oih the plain, " * ] Andv a] 1 that's .evil -.seems to conquer-1 • ,:-?u =goo(l: | Whilst peace is merged in -suH'ring and | •- in pain, - j Because a haughty Kaiser and a King, "Would hold within his grasp a world wide power, [ "Who deems all human life as but a thing ' j To waste and trample on, to yield an : hour | Of hollow might, and gratify a mind "Where laws of honor may be swept aside, Whose hand attests what never meant to bind Norhold as sacred as his vaunted pride. Then give your coin to aid our Allies' fight, And give again—respond to duty's cry, And know and feel your cause is in the right, A cause in which brave Britons dare to die. —J. T.-H.
Mirboo East. [Newspaper Article] — Gippslander and Mirboo Times — 22 October 1914
Mirboo East. A very enjoyable euchre party and ■dance was held here on the 29th ult. The attendanco wns good and great -enthusiasm was displayed. Good ■euclire prizes were presented, the lady's trophy being won by Miss j •Oslen after a play off. Mr T. Wil liams secured 1 he gent's prize. The [ &lt;3ance which followed was well pat ronised by the young people, who tept time to excellent'music until •early dawn. About £5 10s profit I resulted.
Agricultural Co-Operation in Australia. An interesting extract from the Journal of Agriculture. [Newspaper Article] — Gippslander and Mirboo Times — 22 October 1914
Agricultural Co-Opera tion in Australia. An interestinj extract from the Journal of Agriculture. I A movement was begun about the middle of'the year 1000 amongst a number of co-operative but t&lt;--r fac tories to funn a central association, the head-quarters of wl.icli were to be 111 tlie city. The -objects ol tins association wen* -to receive and dis pose of the produce.of the factories, and ^undertake:: all: the:- duties pre viously earned oul'bv-piiv.ite n&lt;rcnt*. - This wa-; the fiist "purely co opei.itii*e di&tiibutingl compn y in Ansti.ili.i f • At the time opetalion&lt;? wejc com ineneed- the paid-up c..ipital cf tlie company vThe _,Vic.tr>ii&lt;in- Mnttci Fact ones, .Goroperat.ive.- Company I Limited) was £L,*100. It is claimed that ..enormous savin as luive been effected in the cost of marketing the produce, and that shareholders-'are enabled to obtain legitimate prices for their oYitput. ' One substantial saving, however result...
Shire Engineers. [Newspaper Article] — Gippslander and Mirboo Times — 22 October 1914
Shire Engineers. Shire engineers of late throughout South Gippsland have been attacked with some kind of fever. About three months ago the H'oornyl Shire engin eer's services were dispensed with, he not getting on too smootliily with some of the members of the council. Last month th.i Korumburra Shire: engineer did* not lake.loo kindly to some criti cism levelled, at him by: a few of the councillors, and tendered his resigna tion. Now the engineer to .the Na'ra -can -Shire-has decided to seek^pas ure's new.- We. clip the following from a Trafalgar exchange: — . /On resuming Inzsiness after lunch last Monday the members ol the Nar raneaji shire council, at the i 11 vitation of the president (Or Branigan), went "into committee." This secret meet inn; Wa3 held in the secretary's room, ■and lasted nearly an hoar and a half. At one time the shire engineer, Mr Thom son, was called andheremain ed in the. room five or six minutes. Soon after the councillors emerged, rumors were whispered ab...