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A WOMAN WHO FISHES. The Lives In Connection and Makes Considerable Money. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 20 January 1914
A WOMAN WHO FISHlS., iShe Lives In Conmectictlut and k . onslderable Money. Miss Melinda Watrous is the fa6ous fisher woman of Middlesex county, Conn., and though but thirty years old she has been in the fishing line for fifteen years and hLas no desire to become a fisher of men. In fact she loves her occupation too well to quit it for marriedl life, and expects to fish and cultivate a small tract while health snd strength remain. In the western part of Middlesex county are many ponds or small lakes, and a good many men have followed the business of catching fish there through the ice for years. One of these men was George Wa trous, the father of Melinda. tle died six years ago. When fifteen years old Melinda began to .mssist her father in his work, and she soon Sbecame one of the most expert "gear te:. der" on the grounds. A "gear tender" is a person whose work it is to go from life to line atnd sco that the hooks are properly baited andl to take ofl the fish when caught. The men d...
The Canines in Luck. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 20 January 1914
The Canines In Luck. The latest thing opened is a hospital for dogs in connection with the University of Pennsylvania, the only institution of this kind in the country. There are similar in. atituticooas in Berlin, Paris and London, but A DOG HOSPITAL none of these is said to be as finely ap pointed or as largeo as the 'universityj building. The building stands in the grounds the veterinary department, is 65 by 50 feg in extent, two stories high in addition t, the basement and very solidly built o, Roman hydraulic press face brick witi Lake Superior red stone trimmings. It has all the rooms of an ordinary hoe pital, for clinics and operating,'baths, mnedication and cooking. The dogs will be in separate cages on wheels, and fifty or sixty can be kept under treatment at one time. It is expected that students will learn a great deal in comparative anatomy by this sort of thing, and not a few wealthy people are willing to pay well for having hifavorits dogs ~ centlfically treated.
Thinks He's a Baby. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 20 January 1914
Thinks He's a Baby. Apparently there is no end to the vagaries of monomaniacs. In the Blockley alms house, Philadelphia, is a man once prom!-. nent in the city council and weighing 250 pounds, who imagines that he is a baby and enjoys himself sprawling on the floor, play ing with a pillow and the like. Some visit. orn were recently passing throu* the wards, when the "big baby" began to cry bitterly. "What's the matterP" one of them asked in alarm. "Boo-hool" cried the 950-pound baby; "you ought to be ashamed of yourselves. All you big men standing there and letting a little baby like me lie on the floor. Boo-hool"
M.Y.P.U. PICNIC. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 20 January 1914
M.Y.P.U. PICNIC. The was a good attendance cf "unionists" at the above picnic on Thursday, at the Sandbank. The day was perfeat for such an outing, the provisions were ampre and deliotabic, being the catering of, Mr. T. Gilbert, plus the genero sity of some of the union people. Two meals were disposed of with great gusto and hilarity. The young ladies, numerous and van ous, added to the beauty of the scene, and the joy of the day, and engaged in many games with the )young gentlemen, some of them being so enamoured of the beauty and p"ossibilities of the place that they a'ccepted the escort of the (individual; gentlemen to help them explore the. glores thereof. The young men ran, jumped and competed in other trials of agi'ity and strength, and some disported themselves, like the sportive seal, m' the limped wave, sans many things save joy. Even the widely known "Jook" contributed to the dclay's joy. The depart-ng " Filt zle" (Mr. Theo. Fitzpatriok) was presented by the Rev. W\. H. Sc...
ACCIDENT AT LOCO. SHEDS. ALONE AND HELPLESS. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 20 January 1914
ACCIDENT AT LOCO. SHEDS. ALONE AND HELPLESS. 'Mr. W. Birtles met with a pain ful accident at the Traralgon loco. sheds on Thursday night. He has been employed at the stat;on for many years to clean out the boilers of the engines, refil Ihem, and. hght the fires in readiness for the engines going out. He went on duty on Thursday nigh:, and was in the act of m0ovu1g an engr e with a heavy pinch bar, wh n the latter slipped, with the resul that it struck one of his legs above the ankle. Two bones of the leg were broken, and Mr. Birtlis was FeIp less and in great pain. Unfor tunately, he was the only person ;n the she'ds at the time. He mana gea to crawl from the back of the shed to the front, and then called for help. A cleaner, named Set ton, came on duty at 12.5 a.m., and found the injured man. He then went and summoned Mr. G. Bayley, who rendered first aid; anna then Dr. M'Lean was sent for. IBy this time other employees had arrived!, and Messrs. Bayley, Set ton, Collins and Henness...
ALL SORTS. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 20 January 1914
' ALL SORTS. Swimming baths are nee-!ect min ITraralgon-anc should b, vr:,vl rded. The tar paminted footpaths in the town need another dressing '"a stitch in tlrue saves nmne"- even mn tar painting. The Traralgon bowlers rare y get a winm mn a match with other clubs. Some are seriously think ing of starting at the bcgmmnnng ragan to se?: it they can ick up :h'e game. Mr. Tackson, a memb"r of the Bairnsdale team, sno e encourag ingly after the, match on Thu s day last. • He said that the Barn:s dale players had just the same ex perience as Traral:.on. T cy ? cr severed, and are now able t,. put a strong team on the green. The Shop Assistants' Umol is tarranginmg a dc-putation to t: MI nister of Labor to ask that the Saturday half holiday be extcnded to the country. The fruit outlook at Mildura is said to be go)d. A seveh acre orchard at Warra gul last year cleared £2801 . Residents of Welshpo I :re ask ing the Govern-ment to hrow o cn some thou an 's of acren o(f :,.d. The members of...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 20 January 1914
The Usual Summne Sae o MA C. GCHRIST~~ENS N' S Starts Next Friday, January 23. GREAT BARGAINS. GREAT BARGAINS. You Sliould be Determined In r, jecting the worthless and f? equently injurious counterfcits which are -*mnetimenI pushed for the sake (f creater gri, ,s 'juut as good" as the GENUINE SANDER and SONs' PURE VOLATILE EUCAL PTI EXTRACT. Be not deceived! SAN :HEIt'S EXTRACT is rec guised by the hi?hest medical authorities as ioes esing unique stimu ating, healing and autiseptio powers. 'lie prtpalatiou of SAxDEB'd EX;RACT from the pure selectel lecves, and the iefinement I y special proces-es give it cur;,tive virturs p(culiarly its own. Therefore, 1e not mtiled I i)ma, d aRd i~sist ppon the GENUINE SANDIER EX TRACT, and you will derive the benefit thousands have derived from it before. When ill you should urt drpress yourself more by the common, bulky and nauseating eucalyptus oils and so.cal:ed extracts. WVhat you wiut is quality and reliability in small dose; and this you fi...
ROSEDALE SHIRE COUNCIL. YESTERDAY. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 20 January 1914
ROSEDALE SHIRE COUNCIL. YESTERI)AY. Present : Council'ors Fu'chetn (president), Davis, Crooke, l-Hen derson, Kenevan and Umnphclby. Apologics were' rcetie i Irnm Councillors Morgan', L n: and Widdis. Tile minutes of the prcev.ous meeting were confirme]. The Shire Water Carts. In reply to Counci.lor Kene\an, the secretary said that onle of the shiure water carts, obtaine?d to as sist in checking fires, was at Nam brok, another at Cowwarr, and a third at Glengarry. Councillor ]Hendtrson said tihat the council sent the carts out, Iut no one was responsible for them. The Toongabbit, Progre.s A-so Ii tion wanted one of the carts p'a ced at Toongabbie, but hIe had ointed out that if the c:un it I ro \idea one the associatin wouI:l be responsible for it. Councillor 1)a\is sail 1:that the fire carts were very useful. It there had been one wh:,re the Nambrok fire started last year it would have ben the means of stoJpping thie fire. The Denison PIo:ling Booth. The dispute with regard to the D...
PREMIER WATT. A COUNTRY LEGISLATOR. "Punch." [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 20 January 1914
PREMIER WATT. A COUNTRY LEGISLATOR. S," Punch." Young Premier, as simple coun try legisfa or, has made good with rural electors. News comes fr,,m c:ountry districts of satisfaction his rural po'icy, and of determi nation that he shall be given a chance to provide the misused far mer with bulk handhling of wheat, decntra ised industries, newrail ways, c:oser settlement, and thoce many other dehghtful polhtcall gifts. Many events of public interest and value-never reach the columns of the local newspaper. The Press is said to have many eyes and ears. but it is not omnipresent, and does not see and hear every thing. Consequently we shall be I d if readlers will assist us by -ending reports of matters of pub dic interest for publication in the "Journal." * * m U Mr. Tat'erson, dentist, wil vlfit Traramlgon to-morrow (Wed-, nesday), and may be consufted at Lay's pharmacy.
Protecting Half Hardy Plants. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 20 January 1914
rrotectlng Half Hardy Plants. Half hardy planls are the ones mor ?ble to injury, for those plants knowa tobe tender are carefully protected when not lifted and transferred to greenhouse or window garden. rofessor.. Massey1 .f the North Carolina experiment station, has tried with success covering half hardy plants with mounds of perfectly Jry sawdust and then topping them with waterproof shelters similar to the hay caps now used.
The Auratum Lily. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 20 January 1914
The Aurntum Lily. It should be well understood, says Vick, that the gold banded lily is a ficklo plant. It is never long lived, and is fre quently disappointing. Nevertheless ii is a plant of such great beauty that it ii worth many triaJs to finally succee6 with it. It may be raised in a pot in the house altogether. In planting out it should be placed in a deep, €eil drained soil, setting it eight or ten inches dees, and covering it well with leaves in Pn, tumn-for winter protection. Asits part ly shaded, or shaded during the warmest part of the day, is desirable. Donot dig fresh manure into the soil vhere i? i, planted.
Traralgon Weekly Market. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 20 January 1914
Traralgon Weekly Market. -0-- W. Christenscn and Co. report under date January 17, 1914: Oats, dull of sale, heavy fe(d,2s id seed..2s 3d; wheat, pri(e seed, new 35s d; fowls feed 31 Ed; barley, Cape, 2s 6d: maize, feed, 3s 0od; seed, 49 to 4s 3d; Hickery King. 4s 3d; peas, nominal 4s 6d,; chaff, Srirne gre, n. new, £2 15% to £3; old, I3 5; bran, Is 3d ;; nllard, s 3d; J.I-. nmllet, 3d to 4d; on,, n, 8s; pwcltfre., b-st quality, 4- 6d to 5s; otl eis frim 3s; old, s2 6) ; grass, ale gtas, s 6d ; paspalum, Is 3d Buter, i.'ime dai:y,.iod; cheese, matuerd, 8jd; egg, guaranteed, 8jd to 9 ; pi.s chetk,, 7d; bacon, 8d t 9~'; i-ides, i d ; hams, guaranteed, IId tt Is. Poutry - Swall supply demand g, od fcr fine birds. Ro,.ter-, as 6d *o 3 6d; hens, 2s to, 3,; . Ad leg. horrs to 4s pair; pull- i, Zs ti 3s 6, , chirks. Is to is 6d; turkey gob. be's, 18e; hens, los; ducks. ?s 6d to 3' 3d ; geese, 4s 6,' F ut--AIples, as 6d 1, 5s; apri. co,'., 4S to 6s; pluns, 3s; herries, 3d :i; figs, 4d hb.. ...
THE TELEPHONE. TRARALGON EXCHANGE. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 20 January 1914
THE TELEPHONE. -- - TRARALGON EXOHANGE. x 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. Lay 9 W. A. Clairk to THE JOURNAL (W. Chappell), rI Whittaker Bros: ; 12 J. English 13 Shire Hall 14 J. D. Campbell 15 J S. Milligain r6 S. Lees 17 Nurse Miller 18 Gippsland Trading Coy. 19 J H. Vivian 20 Mathieson and Davis 21 P. Dunbar 22 Co-operative Store, 23 T. G Cobbledick 24 T. H. Row 2; Serjeant and Bruce 26 A. M'Lean and Co, 27 R. H. Widdis 28 Grand Junction Hotel 29 Railway Station 3o Savings Bank. 31 Butter Factory 32 Police Station. 33 National Bank 34 Pentland and Canfield. 35 C. E. Clarke. 36 H, M. Campbell. 37 " The Record" (J, W. Guest). 38 A. J. Trood. 39 J. W. Grubb. 40 F. Grubb 41. J. Robinson. 42. A. W. Crowe and Co. 43. W. Christensen and Co. 44. R. Widdis. 45. Rev. W. J. T. Pay.
Grapes at the New York Station. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 20 January 1914
Grapes at the hew York SBtation. The New York- experiment statioz fnds that the Beder wood st-awberry leads in productiveress. ThL Lerrica are not of the largest, but hold to a good market size throughout the picking season, It began to ripen June 12. ThE length of the picking season was eighteen ~ays, Michel's early began te ripen June 10-two days earlier. The lengthb af the picking seasen was but? evor t2L ________
TELEPHONE TRUNK LINE RATES. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 20 January 1914
TELEPHONE ThUNK LINE RATES. 8 mln. each add. 3 min Morwell ... 2d ... 2d Glengarry ... 2d ... 2d Toougabbie ... 2d ... 2d Moe - ... 3d ... 3d Cowwarr ... 3d ... 3d Rosedale ... 3d ... 3d Flynn's Creek - 3d ... 3d Trafalgar ... 4d ... 3d Yarragon , . 6d ... 5d Sale ... 6d ... 5d Walhalla ... 6d ... Maffra: ... 8d ... 6d Heyfield ... 8d ... 6d Newry ... 8d ... 6d Tinamba ... 8d ... 6d Warragul ... 8d ... Id Yarram ... 1/4 ... 1/
SANDBANK PICNICS. ST. JAMES'S CHURCH S.S. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 20 January 1914
SANDBANK PICNICS. ST. JAMES'S CHURCH S.S. Two picnics were held at the Sandbank reserve on Thursday last. The weather conditions were delightful and pleasant. The scholars attending St. James' Sun- day school were driven out in Mr. B. Dunbar's drag, at 10 o'clock. The parents and sober minded folk found their way to the rendesvous in the early afternoon. The young &nbsp; folk thus had an early start and made the most of their time, a games, paddling, or bathing in the river and racing about the ground. Dinner was served about 12 o'clock, by thle older folk, and the youngsters did not need any pressing to partake of the good things provided. It was much the same when tea was served later in the afternoon. The Rev. W. J. T. Pay and Mr Chaundy superin- tended the arrangements. They were assisted by the teachers. It is needless to say that the picnic- ers had a real happy time and returned home about 8 p.m. The following are the results of the racing events: Girls. Over 12: Ada ...
SUICIDE OF MR. BROCK. DESPONDENT AFTER BURNING ACCIDENT. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 20 January 1914
SUICIDE OF MR. BROCK. DESPONDENT AFTER BURN- ING ACCIDENT. &nbsp; Wiliam Brock, manager of the Great Morwell coal mine, com- mitted suicide on Friday morning by shooting himself. Deceased who was 45 years of age, had been an inmate of the Sale Hospital, suffering from burns received at &nbsp; the mine. He returned at Christ- mas and his hands were still in bandages. A double barreled gun &nbsp; was standing between his legs when found, and his head was aw- &nbsp; fully shattered. At one time the &nbsp; &nbsp; deceased was the champion boxer of Broken Hill. He left a note, saying that no blame was attach- able to anyone but himself.
A BLACKWARRY DAIRY FARM. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 20 January 1914
A BLACKWARRKY DAIRY FARM. Mr. T. H. Waite's farm, " I.ully Brae" is situated at Blackwarry, about 30 miles from Traralgon, on the Blackwarry to Bulga road. The farm consits of 210 acres, and is worked on the share system by Mr. W. Whittle and famiy. Sixty cows are milked, and the season &nbsp; lasts from about September till May, and where, as a few years ago, produce could be taken away in front ot a man on horseback, (the cream produced from the Lully Brae farm is the largest in the district, and among the top suppliers &nbsp; to the Gormandale butter factory. The returns are good. They compare favorably with land worth &nbsp; £20 to £30 an acre on the flat country. The herd is a splendid one, as Mr. Waite is a keen buyer, and Mr. Whittle also knows a good thing when he sees it. With a fine family to help him, that curse of hills undergrowth has no chance on Lully Brae farm, where there is a rich spread of pasture, consisting principally of cocksfoot and cl...
SALE TO ALBERTON RAILWAY. IMPORTANT DEPARTMENTAL REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 23 January 1914
SALE TO ALBERTON RAILWAY. --0 IMPORTANT DEPARTMEN TAL REPORT. BY MR. STANLEY HUNTER. Mr..Stanley Huiter; otf the geological survey branch; has re porte:d to the Minister. of Mines that he has made a rapAd geologi cat survey of the country between Alberton and Safe, pay'n7 spe ciat attention to the suggestion that brown coal might ex st at Darriman,4u?ld to 'the known bro\n coal at 'Mlerrimati's creek. Nu merous localities were examined, including port ons of the ninety uilce beach at low wlater. Nowhere min the whole area between Port Albert and Yarramn and Sale could he find by examination or inqui:y any evidence suggstnmg-that out orops of rock older than nthe Ter tary series exist. Between Al berton and Sale the country :s flat and undulating. and cons.sts of sandy loam, sandy ridges, and occasionally large areas ct first class arable land, requ;rmg only good transport facdlities to.a mar ket to become a cereal producng district. Nearing Darnriman and in the coastal portion of Gi...
WOOL SALES. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 23 January 1914
WOOL SALES. -Younghusband. Rowe and Co. hlekl their opening w6of sale for the second series on Monday, and they brought forward an excel lent catalogue of 3830 ba!es, and succcclded in effecting a clearance of 3745 bales, including private sa!es. There was a full attendanrce of buyers. and competition was keen ant well-maintaind throughout, cspccially from the home 'trade, owing to the bulk of wools being most suitable for their 'require ments, whilst America and the Continent secured the balance of the oifferings. Prices, as compared with the prices ru!ing at Ithe close of last sale at th& close of the year, may be qcuotcel as follows:-AII supe:lor mermno, crossbrid anct also cross bred lambs, were very firm at late rates. but on the other hand all other wools just below this stan dard were in keen request, and have at dvanced a half-penny In pnrice, whilst all skirtings and odd menits sold in sellers 'favor. -J __