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Federal Politics. LIBERAL DELEGATES MEET AT TRARALGON. ENTHUSIASTIC GATHERING. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 3 July 1914
Federal Politics. ~-e- LIBERAL DELEGATES MEET AT TRARALGON. ENTHUSIASTIC GATHERING. A large and enthusiastic meeting of the delegates of the Gippsland branches of the Australian Women's National ILeague, and the People'sparty was held Mon day in the large s tting room of the Grand Junction Hotel. There were quite 50 da'cgates present, and all the centres along the main Gippsland line were represented It was said to be the best meeting Gippsland Liberals Lave had and a. very hopeful augury "or the forth coming campaign. MIr. A.' Mathieson, president of the Gippsland Liberal Electorate Committee presided, and there had Mr. Ullbrich and Mrs. Bolitho of the Australian Women's Na tional League, and MIr. Ullbrich, of the Peoples' Party. "The chairman said that the mem bers of the electorate committee had been called together on the wish of Mr. Taylor, secretary to the Peoples' Party. He (the spea ker) was responsible for the meet ing not being convened earlier. Some of the delegates had f...
GLENGARRY. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 3 July 1914
GLENGARRY. We are drperiencing dry wea ther, which is very suitable for this district, providing we get good spring rains, which have never never been known to fail us. All classes of stock are looking well, especially dairy cattle, for this time of the year. There will be the same area under cultivation this year, as what was cultivated last .year. The early sown crolls are being fed off, which does a certain amount of good in the dry weather, by making the crop stool. The site of the Glengarry rec reation reserve, containing 8 acresi has ben surveyed, and the com mittee are calling tenders for clearing and grubbing it. The secretary of the sports club will have a credit balancl of over £15 to h'and over to the funds of the re'-reation reserve. Much credit is due to our energetic sec retary, Mlr. T. H. Keon, for the able manner in which he worked to make the last meeting such a great success. The club is indeed tortunate in securing such a good secretary.
Encouragement & Warning. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 3 July 1914
TELEPHONE, 10. FRIDAY, JULY 3, 1914. Encouragement & Warning. Apparently the rank and file of the Labor Party are a great deal more demonstrative and restless than the Liberals. At least such seems to be the experience in Tra ralgon. During the past few months several Labor orators have addressed public meetings'in Tra ralgon. Each has attacked the Liberal government and Party to a more or less extent, -and even singled out individual Liberals for special attention. The Labor speakers are generally allowed to say just what they like, and rarely is a protest made by the Liberals present at such meetings. People of lhoth political leanings will ad mit that ~this is a fact. It was just the same at Mr. Bennett's meeting on Tuesday night. In'deed, he had not uttered many words on Fede ral politics, before an interrup tion came from the opposition camp, and thence forward they came like a mob of sheep, hopping through a Ibreach in a ience. This sort of experience did not dis conce...
TRARALGON GUN CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 7 July 1914
TRARALGON GUN- CLUB. The openg meeting of the newly-formed gun club in Trrral-. gon was held at the Club' Hotel on Thursday evening last, when there were present: Messrs. Meek Mortimer, Marratt, Cameron, J. Cone, Carter, and the secreta=r,-J. Tanner. It was moved by Mr. Meek, se condeac by Mr. Tanner, and car nried, that Mr. 'Motimer take the chair. Dr. Hagenauer was elected pre sident of the club, on .the motion of Messrs. Meek ana Marrett; and Mr. J. Tanner was appoihited sec retary and treasurer. Other officers appointed were: Vice-presidents, Messrs. J. Mor gan, - Mapleson, C. Clarke, R. King, D. C. Anderson, and A. A. .Dunne; committee, Messrs. R. F. Webb, Mortlmer, Meek, Cone Marrett, D. Christensen, Carter, H. M. Campbell, and J. Fryatt. The secretary was Instructed to write for quotations for pigeon traps, and, also alpproach Mr. Matpleson, re arrangements for a shootming ground for the club..He was also.instructed to make en quiries re the purchasing of spar rows and starlm...
GLENGARRY. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 7 July 1914
GLENGARRY. Mr. C. C. Moiler, "Meadow Lands,' Glengarr-y, reports the rainfall for th!e month of June as follows.: points June I - .... 6 ,, II ... 6 ,, ;, I5 .."' I5 " S . I6 *.... ]5 , ,, 23- -'- 3 ,, . n45 17 For 6 months, 7 o2
GORMANDALE [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 7 July 1914
GORMANDALE The following is the rainfll at Gormandale for June- polnts June I ... 6 ,. , II .. 9 -, ,, is ... 6 ,, ,, II ... I ., 16 ... 23 ,, , 19 * .. I ., ,, 23 .... 2 ,, Total '... .76 Total sinrce Ist Janua y, 8 63.
LOCAL RAINFALL TRARALGON. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 7 July 1914
LOCAL RAINFALL STRARALGON. Mr-E. L. Bruce reports'the rainfall at T'rraralgon for the month of June, as follows : points June I ---. 9 ,, II .. ?lI ,, I5.. 4 ,, I6 ... I6 ,, , 18 ..... " 4 . as .3o . .*- 24 a Total .... .., .8o ,, Fr 6 months, 8.oz For 6 m' nths, g1913, 13 36 For 6 months, 1912, 7 57 For 6 months, 9 r, 18 47
A. M'LEAN & CO., [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 7 July 1914
A. M'LEAN & CO., Sale branch report: A good demand for all stock. At our ordinary weekly market at our Sale Borough yards we had a fair yarding of both sheep and cattle and effected a good clearance. Some of the principal sales are as follows: J .Le Grands' 43 comeback wethers to Li is 3d, and a line at :5s, J Davis's z04 crossbred wearers 13s 8d 95 aged ewes (em.ty) 6s rd Ca tie -Clark's 11 fat cows £8 16s9 ,unrphy Bros' 7. fleshy cows £5 l1s, Brooks' htifers .5 8s, O'Sullivan's cows ard- calves .£4.15. . SPrivately.. 900 crosabred wethers at a high figniurei, 150 cr. ssbred owes at a satis factory price
Mathieson & Davis. Mathieson and Davis report: [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 7 July 1914
Mathieson & Davis. Mathieson and Davis reporta Fat Cattle-Fair yarding at Stratford light supply at Sale, and keen compet ition for prime values. We sold good cows to £8 14s, useful heifers to £7 5s, light weights to £5 8s. Store Cattle-Mioderate yarding for the week at Stratford Morwell and Sale, and market on the whole without anima tion, except for a few pens of fat cows and well-bred steers. We sold best store cows to £4 4s, springing heifers £4 17s 6d. heifers well in calf £3 10s cows and calves to £5 2s, young bull ocks £5 5s, poddy sorts to 22s. Sheep-Fair yarding at Stratford and Sale and almost total clearances at each market fats, selling particularly well. We sold prime crossbred wethere to 27s iId. prime ewes 27s, good cro s. wethers 22s 6id, fat lambs 1i5s Id, sev eMral lines of nicely wojlled crossbred weanerJ mixed sexes, from 13s 10d to' 14s 4d Pigs - Light yarding and all soll. Bacone's 47, 6d, stores 24s 3d, slips aiid weauers to 16s.
COURSING. THE JULY STAKE. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 7 July 1914
COURSING. THE JULY STAKE. TI-e T ara'gon coursing club has 'nade a:r, ngements tor an open meeting on Thursiay next tor the Ju'y s ake, of 16 guineas. The first log wi 1 rece've £10 10s, runner-up £4 4s, and third and fourth dogs £1 Is each. The meet wiAl be at Mr. W. Walte's paddock, on the marn "Calrnbrook" road, and the first pair of dogs ^vill b'e mn the s'ips at 9.C0. The followilg is the draw Dulcimer v. Torn Tattcrsall. Quickeen v. Un'imited Loo. Flora Melema v. Prnncess Pearl. Tansey v. Renbolt Jack. Glengarry Lass v. Navigator Pencode v. Nell Tattersall. ' Watt Now v. Brenhey's Beer. Harp. Smg v. Nimmeo.
COMMERCIAL. GIPPSLAND STOCK MARKETS Theo. B. Little and Co. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 7 July 1914
COMMERCIAL. GIPPSLAND STOCK MARKETS Theo. B. Little and Co. Theo. B. Litt'e and Co. report: Fat Cattle--We yarded 70 head at Heyfield mostly prime cows and heifers and a few pens of light bullocks. No inferior animals yarded. Competition was good throughout, and every beast sold under the hammer. Miller's extra prime heifers made to £10 14s. his cows £9 9s, Wilson's splendid quality light heifers to £8 8s, Mrs O'Brien's heavy heavy cows (splendid quality) to £10 6s, averaging £9 5s, Whittakers' light bullocks to £9 Gs, Gannon Bros.' heavy cows to £11 5s. (top market). Mills' cows £8 12s 6d. At Traralgon a fair number forward, mostly medium qual ity. Very few jin at Sale. Good de mand ii- all markets for prime and good beef; inferior sorts not required at present. Store.Cattle-A big yarding at Traralgon. The sale was not con cluded until nearly dark. Springers and all cattle in condition sold excePt ionally well. Young cattle a shade easier. Very small number in at Sale. Traralgonpar...
TYERS. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 7 July 1914
STYERS. (From our oien Corre3l on-'e:t) The annual nmeetming ot subs:r: hers to the mechanimcs' institute was held on June 27. Mr. Ar:h bold, the presilent, pres~del. The ba!ance shect to the 31st ot De cember, showed a crcdit ba!anc: of £7 13s 6d, ani i: was adopted, o:i tile motion of Mkssrs. iH. Clr s tensen and Joly. Mr. Archbola was re-eelceted Iprsident. ir. folly vice-presdent, and MIr. C. Chnristensen secretary. A ba lot was taken for the elect.on ot con; mittce, which resulted i.a the to' lowing being elected: lMess's. X'. Little, G. R. Archbold, R. WVadc, ana T'. Fitzg:bbon. A committece meeting was then held and a bcok committee of tour appointed to spend the money available for books, namely, Messrs. Little, G. Archbold, and H. Chnrstcnson. In regard to the proposed iiprove ments to be made to the building (and as a result of the recent canvass) the secretary reported that cash donations had been re-. ceived to the amount of '£20, to which was to be added the sum of £4 i...
FEDERAL ISSUES. A PRACTICAL PROGRAMME. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 7 July 1914
* FEDERAL ISSUES. A PRACTICAL PROGRAMME. There are veterans who would be content if the Liberat party pre served the individual from the fetters which Labor is forginmg for him, and administered the at fairs of. the Commonwealth with discretion. But the men who are in the foremost of the battle to day, and those wvho wihl step into their places to-morrow, reahlse that more than this is riecessary, and are glad that the Prime Minis ter is to submit',a definite and practical programme. To say no to the freaklsh proposals ot :re voluti6nary. Socialists is necessary, but not enough. Every: thoughttul Liberal has long realised' that our present sys tem of vo.ting is out of date. Elec toral campaigns should be educa tional. The ordminary citizen will listen to political talk only when battle is mn the 1ar,, and at that time he should have the opportunity to listen to every shade of opminion; in..other words it should not -be 'necegsry to sty to any would-be candidate: "'Be silent; on no a...
GORMANDALE. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 7 July 1914
GORMANDALE. Smince my last the death has oc curred of Mr. Albert (Hardy) Darl ing. Some years ago the de ceased went to South Africa with one of the contingents. He stayed on after the war closed, ana was engaged for some years min minimng operations. Unfortunately he Con tracted miner's complamt, and in spite of the best medical attention and skillful nursing, his death took place in Sale at the beginnming ot the week. His remains were in terred mn the Rosedale cemetery on Wednesday last. Much sym-. pathy is expressed for the Darl ing family, as within a short period both parents have also passed away. The members of the rifle club are busy practising with the object of selecting a team, which is go:ng on a week's tour as far as Bairns dale. It is expected that some four or five matches will take pla e with different clubs. It is to be hoped that the lojcals will score some wins. The footballers journeyed to Flynn's Creek on Saturday last to have a game. The results are not to hand...
The Latrobe River. IMPROVEMENT SCHEME DISCUSSED. Conference at Traralgon. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 7 July 1914
The Latrobe River. IMPROVEMENT SCHEME DIS CUSSED. Conference at Traralgon. The adjournea conference of de legates ot the Gippsland shires in . ,the improvement of the Latrobe rilver, was held at Traralgon on ,Friday, in the shire hall. There were present: Councillors Whit rtakers, lettlWlt , Cltrke (Traralgon iE. J. Crooke, A. IG. 'Futcher (Rose dale), M'Gregor, and Beck (Nar racan), J. Enghlish and Dunbar (Morwell), H. Copelanci (Warra gul). Councillors Davis and J. MWiddis, of the Rosedale shire, who had been detained on the road, arrived after the meeting had clo sed. Councillor Whittakers presided, and Mr. W7. West actea-as secre tary. The latter reaa a telegram from Councillor Cullinan, Mayor Of Sale, who regrettea that he he could not attena the confer ence, and addea that a modified scheme woula suit the landowners tof,Sale. In welcoming the delegates, the chairman said that he ivas pleased to see so many pre sent. When fixing the date for the conference, the councit un fortu...
ARBOR DAY. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 7 July 1914
ARBOR DAY. Afrbor D)ay was ceebrated at tIhe Trara!gon Stat: school on F!' day last. The weather "as de Iihhtful, and the school commit tee and the heal master .Mr. Glif ft!:s) (cndfne to make a vety good p o,rama e .'or tile scllolarls. Sho:t'y a t:r : ssmnl? in r, the meanio'g a'd u'pU'sel,,s of .,r r )Day :e c '\paI e:Ie byt th'ta ih e s. Songs and ren~t:t:to:is hear ming on the subject were als Rg.ven by the child:cn. About 10 o'cloclz the chi.dren from the fourth grade ,vere marched i!to the yard, where the boys p!anted trees, and the: girls shrubs in the garden. At noon refreshnments were sullpl cca to a!h the scho!ars by the ladies of the town, and p.rovilefd by thle generous r, sidents. Nat i; a1ly tile chi'dret fully apprec'lacI this part of the day's i:rceed:in igs. In appreciat:on of this very 1:be ral provision .the scho!ars gave three lust)y cheers for the s'hool committee when assembled in tlhe quadrangle. A number of vis:tors to tlhe school also plaitca trees, ana mn ...
WANDERING CATTLE. (To the Editor). [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 7 July 1914
WANDERING CATTLE. * -0---o (To the Editor). Slr,-I behlieve there is a shire by-law dealing with cattle wan dering mn the streets of Traralgon. I would like to know why it is not enforced. There are several cows in the town capable of opemning any gate almost, Rnf it they get mn there is an end to everything in the garden.. I have noticed se veral hedges in the town eaten back- as far as the cattle could reach, completely destroying their appearance. I, as well as iothers min the town, intend plantmg hedges this season, and we do not want them destroyed. Perhaps the coun cn could mnake a boundary outside the town where cattle could feed, aria inside which they would be prohibited.' It any of the council lors were to tumble over some of these strays on the. footpath at mnight, or step into some of the filth left by them, they might sud denly wake up, and take immediate action. Hoping some abler pen than mine wih take this mpatter up.-I am, yours truly, R. G. FORD.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 7 July 1914
Read This! Everybody Loves a Bargain. : ____ I Special Purchase of Ladies Costumes, Skirts and Blouses. SThis Season's Goods. Ladies Donegal Tweed, Serge and Cloth Costumes, Usual Price 42s 6d & 45s. Will be sold for 15s & 17s 6d Ladies Tweed and Cloth Skirts, 3s 6d and 5s 6d. SBlouses. Blouses. Out they go at 2s 11d. Come Early, See ousr Windows You are Cordially Invited to INSPECT the Marvellous Values Offered you at JI AG. CGRISTE$SEN'S THE LIVE DRAPER. Auctioneers. A M;.cLEAN &CO., Stock, Station, Land and Finiancial -Agents. 'RARALGON. MAFFRA. MORWELL. MELBOURNE Sales conducted under the per sonal supervision of Mr. W. J. M'Lean. NOTICE. A. M'LEAN and CO. are now making up their list of SPRING CLEARING SALES and would point out that in view of their large following of Buyers it is to Vendors' advantage to in timate to the firm as early as pos sible the dates required for sales, as a number of buyers requiring extra large numbers of dairy stock have acqua...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 7 July 1914
E. L. BRU.E, (Late H. C. Jones). LAND, FINANCE and COM MISSION AGENT, Surveyor and Sworn Valuator. Agent for: the Yorkshire Fire Insurance Co., and Accident Insurance Co., and the Equity Trustees Co. Ltd. Office: TRARALGON. QUEENSLAND. The' Rev. L. T. COPEiAND, ot Mundubberra, Queensland, who is temporarily superannuated on accouunt of sickness, inviter; cor respondence from anyone wanting to :select- land; purchase sheep, cattle or horse stations, or truit-, lucerne, wheat, sugar or daity farms in Queensland. ...H. HOW & CO,,-, HOTHAM ST., TRARALGON. T. H. ROW: Sworn Valuator. ACCOUNTANTS, AUDITORS, ASSURANCE & GENERAL AGENTS. Agents for London and Lanca .hire Fire Insurance Co., National Mutual Fire Assurance Associa tion, Norwich Union Fire "AssSr ance Co., Ocean Accident and Guarantee S.ociety, the Fourth Victorian Building Society, Adam son, Strettle and Co., Stock and Station Agents. Stoddart and la0leau, THE NEW BUTCHERS, F OR.. QUALITY. Corned Meat Small Good...
LYRIC SOCIETY CONCERT. THURSDAY EVENING NEXT. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 7 July 1914
LYRIC SOCIETY CONCERT. THURSDAY EVENING NEXT. The pubhlic of Traralgon and d.s trict will have the opportunity of -hlstenng to a very fine concert by the Traralgon Lyric Society on Thursday evenUing. As this Is the first effort of the society, which was formed some months ago by Mr. M'Kenzle, to promote vocal ana instrumental music in Traral gon, the pubhlic will no doubt show their appreclation of the movement by attending. Solos, duets, quar tettes, and choruses will be ren dered, and as the society has made excellent progress, a very good programme can be anticipated. The orchestra will also lend its valuable aid1 and further enhance the ex-. cellence of the programme. It will also be supplemented by two elocutionary items by Miss Herlot, who is visiting the town, and who has kindly consented to assist; a'sc Mr. Betheris, who dehlghted his audience at the recent Me thodist church concert with his euphomum solos, will contribute to the programme. The society has generous.y offered...