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The Journal. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 7 July 1914
St:awber;y Clover -.About cigl.t years ago Mr. W. Hand'ey bought a block of land on the river at Flynn's Creek, formerly o.ned Ly the late Mr. Olive. He had t:e' scrub cut and the timber rung on the who.e of the 300 acres. Three years later he paid ten men at the rate of one sl:ill'ng per hour to plant 40 acres with s:rambeiy clover.* The clover has sindce spread over the whole area, and its feeding value is remarkable. To use Mr. Handley's own words, there are tons of it. Old and bro ken-mouthed cattle fatten on r, and its carrying capacity is very great. At one time a buyer of roots of this wondertul fodder, Mr.. Handley is now a seller, and he is prepared to sell in any quant:ty. The Mart.-Mr. W. Christen sen's auction mart is, without a doubt, a great boon to both town town and district. The bus:ncess has grown from a small begmnning, pnd the mart is yow known far and wide. Mr. Christensen conducts The mart very systematically, and will sell anything-or rather, he will offer any...
QUOITS. RAILWAYS v. TRARALGON. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 7 July 1914
QUOITS. RAILWAYS v. TRARALGON. Saturday was again an ideal day for quoits, the weather being bright with sufficient "bite" in it to make the exercise of throwing the irons pleasant and exhilerat ing. The third match of the trian gular contest between the Moe, Railways and Traralgon clubs was played on the pitches adjoining the bowhlng green, when the rail ways and the parent club met. There was agamin a large atten dance of spectators, showing that the public interest mn the game is growing. The ladies were also in strong force, and the customary afternoon tea was ahl that coula be desired. It was a very pleasant little function. - Traralgon won the match b'y 66 points, but the railway players showed an improyement on their previous performance. The most interesting match was between Mr De Medici, of the Rairways, and Mr. W. Matthews, of the Traral gon club. Both are champlons at the game, and head, if not should ers, above the rank and file. Mat thews was out of form, as he has not...
FARMERS' CONVENTION. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 7 July 1914
FARMERS' CONVENTION. -The matter of rabbit proof net tmng on road devlations, brought before the committee of the Tra ralgon Agricultural Society at the last meeting, was discussea at the Farmers' Convention last week. There were- so many items on 'the. business paper, that the Tra ralgon delegates hal a difflculty in getting it introduced. Eventually the following motion, moved by Mr. W. Christensen, and seconded by Mr. G. Pentland, was carried': "That m instances where the Country Roads Board makes de viations through private pro perty, the boundary fence of which is already feacet 1.1 with rabbit proof wire netting, the government be asked t virce-net the fence put through the pro perty,- and .that the deviation I fences be completed before the botindary fence Is' opened.'. !
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 7 July 1914
The Explorer was goinlj far. from his home, - Round the South Pole he desired to roam, His wife was packing his traps with tears But he strove to dispel her doubts aitd S-fears. "One thing I am sure I'11 not be without 'Twill enable me coughs. and .colds to flout; ' WoOds' Peppermntlf Curetbe stre to pack, care not what else my outfit may lack:" 4) 1~ m~~~ m.. e're Closing Up All Our Branches And Gle~ring Out The Balance of Our Surplus Stock, Together with the Whole of Our . SSale Date: Gippsland Fr, iay, J ly O. I Trading Co TRARALGON. TH~REE--= WCEEKS =ONLY The Distinctive House Special Cash Offer. ,,.,., = .TGreat Purchase of Suit Lengths. Worth 70s to 90s the C-?? "-E, Suit. All at One Price. 58s 6d the SUIT. 58s 6d. Special Costume Offer--Blue Twill Costume, Worth 95s. 77 $ d. Special Price, 77s 6d. ~ FRIAY, 4 THURSDAY, SPOT CASH. Sale Starts:' JuNEA19. Last Da JUY :up2 SPOT CASH. ARTER & HUNT, High-Class Outfitters, Traralgon. Geo. Smith's Special Seeds Giant Asters, S...
ST. JAMES' CHURCH. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 7 July 1914
ST. JAMIES' CHURCH. The services at St. James' Church, Traralgon, on Sunday last were attended by large con gregations. In the evemning ac commodation could only have been found for fabout a .dozen more peo ple. The rector preached at the both services, the subject of 'each being the "dehlverance of St. Peter from prison,' recorded in the Acts xil. The addresses Lvere followed with deep interest, and one could szarcely tail to feel the spirit of real and simple devo tion. The choir lec the inusical portion of the serv.ces very nicely. In the evening the anthem, "Far from my Heavenly Home," was sung. The solo part throughout was taken by Miss. Chaundy,'who sang remarkably well. It was in terpreted with deep feeling, .nd Intelligent expression, and toge ther with the five chorus par,ts by the choir, formed a fitting close to a thoroughly spiritual servl:e. With grow ing congregations, the ticeed fo!: a complcte'l church'build 'ng is being realisea more and mnore. A full attedctance of...
ALL SORTS. BUT GOOD ELECTION MATTER. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 7 July 1914
ALL SORTS. BUT GOOD ELECTION MAT TER. The curious attitude of the 1'-Age' during the past month or two has not escapea the attention Of the "Punch" cartoonist. Last week "Punch" saia the "Age" makes it inanifest that it intends to bolster up the Federal Labor party this election. The cartoon repre sents an old lady (the "Age") chngnmg to Andrew Fisher m tear and trembhling of the mad bull (the Liberal party).. Andrew says: " Come mnto my arms, my beloved, my prodigal mother; now all that is necessary is to kill the fatted calf." The "Age" says "He is an old fashioned calf, and wil, .~take a lot of 'killing.' This week "Punch" is rather' Inore .emphatic. The picture is styled "The Mischief Maker," ana the stirrer up of strife. The old lady is again seen urging on Dr. Carty Salmon to attack the Li-. beral stronghold. The "Age" says "Don't back down, Carty, if you can't hlick him (Mr. Watt) you call -give them a lot of trouble." The Minister for Pubhe Works in New South Wales Is pretur...
RABBIT DESTRUCTION. JEERALANG LEAGUE. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 7 July 1914
RABBIT DESTRUCTION. --0 JEERALANG LEAGUE. Ameeting of the above was held recently, when Inspector Mitchell was in attendance. The object of the meeting was to have the in spector present so as to come to an understanding regarding rab bits op a couple of absentee blocks adjoining the league's boundary. Information as to the best means of poisoning, etc., was also re quired. The poisoning has not been so successful of Ilate as during the summer months. But mem bers were pleased with the work being done. The meeting decided that Mr. Mitchell call on the pe6~ ple of Jumbuk, and those around Henry's store, with the object of ;forming leagues. Mr. Mitchell saia he was in ho pes of getting to Jeeralang before, ana had tried to arrange with Mr O'Connell to mre:t there, but;as the league had no word from Mr. O'Connelt he felt sure that he had been called away. He was quite willing to meet their request, but had been unable to attend be fore. What they wanted was only fair and reasonable. Mu...
LOCAL LAND BOARD. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 7 July 1914
LOCAL LA4?~!D BOARD. A local land board was held at the court house yesterday by Mr. Robinson, land offt-e2: R. ,Mounsey, a'lotn'e'ts =8, 17bl and 17, 463 a ecs. nartsh of Boola Bno'a.-Recommnended. Ed a l 1'ou t , al' t .106, 100 ac es, ir s'l ,' floola Boola. -Recommente . Geo. 'e da , allot. 84, sec. 1: pa'Is'i i' "!'aa'j:l. N' aipearance. Postponed. E i y E '"c'io's 'n, 185 acres, par·ish of Tanji'. Reconqmendedci that lease be cancelled for non payment of rent. David Sheehan, 30 acres, parish of Numbruk,-Re-ommendea that lease be cancellea for non-pay ment of rent.
FOOTBALL. SALE v. BAIRNSDALE. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 7 July 1914
FOOTBALL. ---o-- SALE v. BIAIRNSDALE. On the local ground on Thurs day Sale met and defeated Bairns dale. Throughout, the contest, which was witnessed by a large crowd, from both towns, the two teams were very evenly matthed, except when the ball was near the Bairnsdale goal, when it was very evident that the Bairnsdale for wards were a crooked lot of kick ers. It was not until after the second quarter, after five attempts, that their first goal was secured; whereas the same number of at tempts by the Sale men had re sulted in three goals two behinds. During the third quarter, both Potter and Witt missed easy shots, and if it had not been for such misses Bairnsdale would have won by two points. Evans, Hickey, C. King, Flynn, Witt,-Potter and Commins were much in evidence, for their hard work and systematic play; whilst on the Sale side, Bob. Michael, Bridgeman, Sinclair, F. Cartledge, Warnc, Cupit, and Richardson did yeoman service. An unfortunate accident to his leg in the first qu...
A FLIRT DESCRIBED. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 7 July 1914
4 FLIRT DESCRIBED. By a Young Man. -What is i flirt? Rather, who is a flirt? Someone has said that a flirt is one who gives "attention without intention." In other words, a flirt is one who pays loving "attention" and devotion to a member of the opposite sex without any serious "intentions" as regards marriage, or' without any intention of allowing his attentions to culminate in marriage. or even in the preliminary stage of engagement. There is much truth in that definition, although perhaps it is not complete. We all know of cases among both sexes where certain parties are all "attention without intention." The young man whom this definition touches is quite liberal with his at tentions to young ladies. He is an ideal lover if you judge words and actions only, but if you direct invis ible X-rays on his invisible heart, you will find he has no thoughts of love. I know many young men who should feel the pangs or guilt in the matter. They have paid loving attention, seri ous attention...
WEDDING. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 7 July 1914
WEDDING. -o-. The marriage of Mr. Vlctor' T. Little, only son of Mr. and Mrs. T. B. Little, Sale, to Miss Made hline E. Langhorne, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Langhorne, Bank of Victoria, Ltd., Geelong, was celebrated at Christ Church, Geelong, on Tuesday, June 23, by the Bishop of Glppsland, assistea by the Rev. S. Hollow. The church was beautifully decorated with white flowers and palms, all the hlights beming veiled with pink. shades, and the service was fully choral, while solos were sung by Miss Steedman and Miss Mewton. Pretty souvemnirs of the occasion were hymn-books, with white sa tin book-marks; bearing dateand initials of the bride and bride groom. "Table Talk says: The bride, who was given away by her father, wore a charming draped gown of soft white satin, caught with a handsome pearl buckle, with a bodice of silk net, edged with pearls. Her veil of Honiton lace, lent by her aunt, was ar ranged very prettily, and follow Ing an old custom, was drawn thr ough- her diam...
MR. W. J. M'LEAN. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 7 July 1914
' MR. W. J. M'LEAN. ---- The Six Liberal candidates for the Senate addressed a crowded meeting at Maryborough on Wed nesday. The " Age," reporter sta tes: " Mr. W. J. M'Lean, who was introduced as the son ot the late Mr. Allan M'Lean, was given a specially boisterous reception. An enthusiast at the back of the hah cried out, " If he's halt as good as his father, he'll do." The candi date showed himself the possessor of a good physique, ana a voice that carried easily to the back of the hall. He spoke fluently, ana without any of the hesitation of the political novice. He mntrodu cea himself as one who for the past 20 years had been associated with men on the land. He laid speclat emphasis on this fact, de clarinig that he knew thestruggles and aims and special difficulties of the men who were extracting wealth from the soil.' With regard to political problems, he laid most emphasis on the need for popula tion. He remarked that the pre sent position of 'the Common wealth was a standi...
"INDEPENDENT' PARTY OF ONE! A COMMONWEALTH NOVELTY. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 7 July 1914
"INDEPENDENT' PARTY OF ONE! A COMMONWEALTH NOVELTY. Slr,-It would be of Interest to obtain at the present time the definition of' the term " Indepen dent Liberal." At the last Federal election Austrahlia rather empathi cally voi:e' its opinion of those who classed themselves as such. The pub ic voice said very dlstinco tly that it had no use for jiilihti cians of that stamp. Now Mr., G. Ii. Wise comes along, and offers to .the electors ot (,ippsland the great opportunity of practically distranchising themselves by elec ting hlm to a " smpll' and lonely party" on his own account. Out side the confidence of all parties, it truly independent, and carrying: no weight whatever, it he occuplea such a position as that of Mr. Whitsitt, in Tasmanma, who, be cause one goverpment brought Into being some regulations re potatoes, which adversely aflectea that gentleman's private interests promptly transferred his allegiance to the other side, and thereby changed the political history of the Isla...
TELEPHONE TRUNK LINE RATES. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 7 July 1914
TELEPHONE TRUNK LINE RATES. 8 main. each add. 3 min IMorwell ... - . d ... 2d Gleugarry ... 2d ... 2d Toongabbie ... 2d . 2d M1oe ... 3d ... 3d Cowwarr * 3d ... 3d Rosedale ... 3d ... 3d Flynn's Creek 3d ... 3d Trafalgar ... 4d ... 3d Yarragon 6d ... 5d Sale ... 6d ... 5d Walballa ... 6d .... Maffra ... 8d ... 6d Heyfield ... 8d ... 6d Newry ... 8d ... 6d Tinamba ... 8d ... 6d Warragul ... 8d ... Id Yarram ... 114 ... 11
THE TELEPHONE. TRARALGON EXCHANGE. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 7 July 1914
THE TELEPHONE. TRARALGON EXCHANGE. I Dr Hagenauer 2 Dr. McLean 3 Mr. Challman 4 T. B. Little & Co. 5 Christensen & Bawden 6 G. H. Marsh 7 Layton Bros 8 L. Ly 9 W. A. Claik o THE JOURNAL (W. Chappell). u Whitaker Btos 12 J. English 13 Shire Hall 34 J. D. CamrajelI 15 J S. Milligan 16 Robert Fartner '7 Nurse Miller 18 Gippsland Trading Coy. 9g F. L. Grubb, jnr. 0o Mathieson ana Davis 1 P Dunbar 22 Co-operative Store 23 T. G Cobbledick 24 T. H. Row 25 Serjeant and Bruce 26 A. M'Lean and Co. 27 G. H. Monds 28 Grand Junction Hotel 29 Railway Station '30 Savings Bank. 31 Butter Factory 32 Police Station. 33 National Bank - 34 Pentland and Canfield. 35 C. E. Clarke. 36 Clerk of Courts 37" The Record" (J. W. Guest). 38 A. J. Trood. 39 F. PeiDer 40 F. Grubb 41. J. Robinson. 42 R. F. Webb 43. W. Christensen and Co. 44. R. Widdis. 45. Rev. W. J. T. Pay. 46 Picone 47 W. M'Donald 48 H. Campbell
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 7 July 1914
Wise's Post Once Directory OF ALL VICIORIA, 1914. 'I 'HIS well-known an. notable work, I which is now published, is sold and circulated not only throughout Victoria, but has extensive sale in New South Wales, Queensland, We3t Australia. Scuth Austral a. Tasmania, New Zealand, and also in Great Britain and America. It is the only directory sold beyond its own State, and Is far and away the fullest and best Directory of Victoria. while at the same time it is reliable and correct. It coutains the names in every town and ownship, and also strest directories of Mel tourne, Bendigo, Ballarat and Geelonr. Every business, retail or whelesale, should have it in its counting hcuse or on its counter, and no hotel should be without one. It saves and makes money for the purchaser H. WISE & CO. LTD., Publishers, 349 Collins.st., Melbourne. Publishers also of iractor ies of New South Wales, Western Australia, Queensland, Tasmania, and New Zealand. TO DAIRYMEN, FARMERS, & BREEDERS. ...
FLYNN'S CREEK. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 7 July 1914
FLYNN'S CREEK. Quite a pleasant ceremony took place at Flynn's Creek on Thurs- day, when, in the presence of a large gathering, the newly made tennis court was opened by Mr. T. Y. Anderson, senr. For this time of the year, the weather was splendid, and the court was in good playing order. In opening the court, Mr. T. Y. Anderson remarked that the members were deeply indebted to Mr. Harry Graham, for his genero- sity in buying the land for the use of the club. Further, the lack of social life in the district has been felt for some time, and the tennis court was not only a promoter of fellow-feeling, but also one of the best games for all-round physical development. Mrs. Baptiste was an energetic secretary, and ably supported by the members had made the club a success. Mrs. Baptiste and Mrs. H. Gra- ham sent the first ball over the net. Mr. Anderson then declared the court open, and the members and visitors kept the balls going until late in the afternoon. The ladies provided refreshm...
UPPER TRARALGON CREEK. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 10 July 1914
UPPER TRARALGON CREEK. '-0- A well attended meeting o.f-the Upper Traralgon Creek Rabbit Destruction League was held in the local hall on June 27. The president, Mr. J. T. Thompson, presided. - The minutes of tthe last meeting were read and conrmed. Mr. G. Guntzler was appointed to the position of treasurer. It was decided to hold a general poisoning during the week endinmg July 22, so that all landowners will be able to make a full report at the annual meeting, which is to be hela on Saturday, 25th July. Ali landowners are askea to be pre sent. Immediately after the above, a general meeting--of-residents was held, which had been convened by the secretary of the hall, Mr. H. Guntzler, for the purpose of consi dering the advisability of changing the name of the dlstrinct. - Mr. G. Guntzler moved that the name of the dlstrinct be alterec to some more suitable aind con venient name. This was secondea by Mr. J. T. Thompson, and car ned. Seven names were submitted for consideration, and ...
ALLEGED POISONING OF BIRDS. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 10 July 1914
ALLEGED POISONING OF " BIRDS. .BY RABBIT BAIT. It has been repeatedly stated in the-Mlelbourne papers, princi pally the "Argus," that large numbers of birds have.'been poi soned by rabbit.bait. SA reply to the charges has been prepared by Mr. Allan; the chief Inspector of Vermin Destruction, from ivwhich we take the follow ing :-. "On one estate.that' had been heavily trapped. for 'a .long time, he got upwards of 30,000 rabbits, and had not yet finished. On ano ther, only finished at the end of' April, and which ha's been con stathtly trapped, the tally was 16,750 rabbits. The loss of birds was a few magpies, some crows ahid a few parrots. He has since the end of December, laid about 500 miles,of bait, using seven and a half tons of' carrots and apples for a counted catch of upwards of 49,000 rabbits, and to which could easily be added 20 per cent. or more for those who die under cover, or away from the furrows, and in doing all this he accounted for 20 magpies, and no' other birds ...
TOONGABBIE. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 10 July 1914
TOONGABBIE. --o The Toongabbie branch of the AAW.N.L., .in conjunction with the People's party, will give a social and dance in the hall on Saturday evening. Mesdames Bennett and Thompson, and Mr. Bennett,M.P., and Mr. W. M'Lean wilt be pre sent. The mechanics' institute com mittee have received some very flattering commendations on the appearance of their. hall smince it has been painted. The work ret fleets great credit on the artist, Mr..Ben Williams, o, Traralgon, ana the committee,, mn their en deavour to please the public. Mr. Williams has also comple tea a contract for the vestry of St. David's Anghlcan Church. The outside of the sacred building has ,been painted, .vestry, porch and seats stained walnut, and ahl the windows painted. The result is a very devotional, artistic and pleas ing effect. Mr. Denmead, of Tra ralgon, has also completed a con Stract for re-spouting- ana down pipes. The whole of the work gives great satisfaction to the con gregation. A cyclone fence, en t...