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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 31 March 1914
Special Indent of English Plate Just 0 enel. .. E.0L0uER Ž CO BRACELETS, curb, Nellie Stewart, padlock, stone and cameo set; from GOLD BROOCHES, great variety; 4/ to £6. GOLD LINKS are always a welcome gift; 16/ up. DRESS RINGS, set with real stones and cameos. ENGAGEMENT RINGS, exquisitely set with Diamonds, Rubies and Sap phir.s; at all prices. SOLD PENDANTS, set with real rtones and cameos; from -26/. OUR SPECIALTY-Excellent Time keeper, guaranteed two years; 25/. GOLD and SILVER Wrist, Hunter and Open-faoe WATCHES; from 27/. MANICURE SETS, sterling silver, .p.cially imported; from 18/6. SERVIETTE RINGS, in solid silver, in all deslgns, and at all prices. J. H. T MIAi, Ladies' and Gentlemen's Tailor. (A. B. COOPER, OCUTTER & MANAGER). Raymond Street, Sale. Autumn Footwear, C. & G A U P, BOOT MERCHANTS, RAYMOND STREET, SALE. Wonderful Bargains to Clear our Summer Stock. Telephone 73, Watches & Jewellery *, 7: E t y, U Y, 9 4Q The Q4 Y.4 ..om a~t 4 "i; """ S...
HOSPITAL SUNDAY AT SALE. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 31 March 1914
*HOSPITAL SUNDAY AT SALE. The annual effort in aid of the Gippsland Hiospital was held on the Victoria Square last Sunday after noon. Proceedings commenced with a procession from the drill-hall to the Square, in which the following took part:-Citizen forces, Borough Band, Fire-brigade and Temperance Band. The military forces were under the command of Captain A'Beckett, area otlicer of 45B military district; Lieu tenant Tait, 13th Light Horse; Lieu tenant Myer, 48th Infantry; Second Lieutenant Pettit, Senior Cadets; with Sergeant-Major Shalders, Sergeant Poole, and other non-commnissioned otlicers. Captain Cartledge was in command of the lire-brigade. There was a good gathering on the iSquare, the weather, owing to the thunderstorm on the previous Friday, being typical of an Indian summer, a contrast to the weather we have ex perienced of late. The Mayor (Cr. Cullinan), who presided, with other speakers and the united church choirs, occupied seats on the old rotunda, near which is a ...
NEW INSOLVENT. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 31 March 1914
NEW INSOLVENT. Francis PanC Nattross, motor-car proprietor, Bairnsdale. Liabillities £297/19/11, easets £137/0/3, deficienicy £160/19/8. Causcs-inability to obtain custom caused by loss cf motor-car by fire. Messrp. Greene and Sandford, sollcitors, -Bairnedale. Mr. W. B, Ir vine, assignee. The dry weather has had the effect of quickly drying up thq dams in the Dookie district, and in some instances numbers .of fislh are to he found in the -shallow water. Mri. A. Strawhorn, of Cosgrove, secured ;11 fish of the cod, perch gid breaim varieties, some weighing as much as 101.,
A PRIEST ATTACKED. VIOLENT STRUGGLE WITH ASSAILANT Echuca, Sunday. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 31 March 1914
A PRIEST ATTACKED. VIOLENT STRUGGLE WITH ASSAILANT Echuca, Sunday. Rev. Father Foley, of Echuca, had an exciting experience on Friday night while crossing the Murray bridge on his way to Moama to visit Rev. Father Killian. 11hen about half way across the bridge Father Foley was met by a stranger, who demanded money. Up on the reverend gentleman stating that he had no money, the man caught him by the shoulders, and knocked him down, and viciously attacked him. Exerting all his strength, Father Fo ley "winded" his assailant by strik ing him a blow in the stomach with his fist. This caused the man to slacken his hold, and Father Foley, wrenching himself tfree, made off towards Echuca. The stranger did not attempt to fol low, but fired two shots at him. For tunately these missed their mark. The matter was reported to the police, anti they are now scouring the town and district searching for the miscreant. Although-a vigilant search has been made, no trace of the perpetrator of the attac...
HOME MISSION FESTIVAL. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 31 March 1914
HOME MISSION FESTIVAL. A Ilomue Mission festival in connec tion with the Gipplsiand -Presbyterian Churches will he held in the Strat_ ford Mechanics' Hall on \Wednesday evening. Sth April. commencing with a tea at 6.1l. Bartlett's motor-bus will run from Sale at it o'clock. and, as the night is moonlight, a pleasant trip is assured. Addresses will be deliver ed by the Revs. It. A. Cameron. MAic rae Stewart, F. \W. Ronald. and Dea coness Henderson. Special mumsic will also bie rendered by many leading sing ers,.
MELBOURNE PRODUCE MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 31 March 1914
MELBOURNE PRODUCE MARKET. -- The Gippsland and Northern Co operative Selling Co. Ltd. report: Butter.-Victorian qluantities show a further reduction, but supplies are more than ample for requirements on account of the importation of North ern States' butter. Choicest in good demand at 1/1i to 1/2, but a few points under choicest had to be sold at 1/ to 1/1: good to prime lid to 11%ld, seconds 1Od to Iltd, according to qual ity; separators 9It'd to 10d, dairies 71id to Sd. Cheese.-The market is lirm at the advanced rate, loaf sizes fetching 6!d to 7d, mediums 6¼d to 61d, mediutm qualities lower, semi matured 6?=d to 7d, matured 7 id to Sd. Eggs.-The market is a shade firmer, ordinary lines fetching 1/, pri vate lines higher. Bacon.-Prime light sides 10d to tO1d, medium-weights 94d, heavies lower, middles 1014d to lid, hams 1/ to 1/1. Lard.-Bulk 6d to 6ýd, packets 7d.
STORM ON THE PROSPECT RESERVE. Mr. Jas. French's Perilous Drive. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 31 March 1914
STORM ON THE PROSPE'T RESERVE. Mr. Jas. French's Perilous Drive. .Mr. Jas. F'renclh, the shire secretary of Maltra, accomipanied by three la dies. was driving a pair of horses to his seaside ihonme at Prospect on Fri day night, when he was overtaken by a terrili' storm of hail, wind, light ning and thunder. For some time be fore it burst on hiim there was a dead calnm in thle atmosphtere. Suddenly a fierce wind approached front the west, and as it drew near it roared in the bush like artillery. Jagged pieces of ice fell, and the horses boltted. .Mr. French lost his hat, and the hailstones punished Iiit so severely on the lihead that 31Mrs, Fretnchl endeavoured to hold a copy of a mietropolitan niewspaper above hin for protection. This was Ltuickly riddled, and theni Miss French helid a basket otver his head, and had her hanids sever-ely beaten by the hail. T1he horses galloped onwarld. and M1r. Frenchl was able to avert serious dis aster only through the continutus chain of lightnin...
NORTH GIPPSLAND AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 31 March 1914
NORTH GIPPSLAND AGRICUL TURAL SOCIETY. -4-- A meeting of the committee of the above society was held on Saturday. Present-The President ('Mr. S. HIaw kins), and Messrs. J. F. Clark. \l' Mil ban, I-Tenehery, 1'lIlwain, Luke, Luxon, Harrison. Schroeder, C. napper, and Ha ggar. The Late Mr. George Mawley. The President feelingly referred to the death of a prominent member of committee (Mlr. Geo. MTawley), andl suggested that a letter of condolence be sent to members of his family. tr. \i' .Millan mioved that a letter of condolence he sent to Miss ahiwley and other meniIers of the family. The late Mr. Mawly was one of the ibest i'-orkers for the society, anid woiuld be greatly missed. Mr. Schroeder, in tseconding ti.he to tion, stated that if there were -allyone in the district whose loss was to be deplored by the society it was Mr. Mawley, who was a fine o-rker and a thoroughly straight man. Messrs. Luke, Napper and I enchery joined in expressionls of regret and sym pathy, and the Pres...
COMMONWEALTH METEOROLOGY. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 31 March 1914
COMMONWEALTH METEOROLOGY. The weather for the past week has been of the one type throuighout, be ing governed by mlonsoonal influences. On Saturday a monsoorial dii wvas accompanied by heavy rains over Eastern New. South Wales, and these were being shared by the extreme Eastern portion of Victoria. During the next few days these rains showed a tendency to extend inland and southwards, with the result that in Victoria showers of thunderstorimi character became increasingly fre quent, and by Friday, the tith inst., thunderstorm rains were falling almost generally. Temperatures have been extraordinarily mild, and humiditie.s large. As winds were very light aid variable, the weatiher has consequent ty been decidedly oppreselve,
MELBOURNE HIDE AND SKIN MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 31 March 1914
MELBOc... E HIDE AND SKIN MARKET. Melbourne Woolbrokers' Associa tion (Goldsbrouigh. Mort and Co. Ltd., Australian Mercantile, Land, and Fi nance Co. Ltd.. New Zealand Loan and Me-autnile Agency Co. Ltd., Dal gety and Co. L;td., Australian Estates and Mogaea(e Co. Ltd.. Younghusband. Row and Co., Proprietary Ltd.) re port: heeepskins.-Sutlplies gencrally werel sitm l. I 'ni, i liol. 11110,-cer. la, hed spir5t. and vaues foor all stout des rtrpttous were 1,d 11t. lowerr; wX\ ! grown Itarctis mett itl "ready sale at a decline of 10l per lb. I-I idecs.-T'he iquantity offering was still below reqtuirements. Hiddings, however, exceplt for Ihest Iparcels. were restricted: value for 'off" and lightly salted Itparcels werte fully d per Itr . lower. Kip showed a decided fall of '.,d per lh. C'alf skins advanced j4d to p0 ter lb. Furred Slin s.-Fr'eshlvy-caugltlt rai bit skins twere ill Ikeen request at a slight advance: summnier and weevily sorts were unaltered. Tallow.-Both shippers and Ima...
DEATH OF AN OLD RESIDENT. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 31 March 1914
DEATH OF AN OLD RESIDENT. One by nie the old pioneers of the district are passing away, and we re gret to chronicle the death of Mr. Richard May-. of Loch Park, Traral gon, at the ripe old age of St years. Deceased was well known and highly respected throughout the district. The late MIr. May was a native of Corn wall, where he followed the occupa tion of nmillwright. He married in 1S53, and came to Australia the fol lowing year, when he went to the gold rush at Creswick, and had varying success at gold tining for some time. -Ie then went to the New Zealand gold rush, but sibsequently returned to Creswick, and erected the machinery at the Junction mine there. In 1956 the late MIr. May went to Walhalla, and carried on contracting work there for some time, supplying the mines with tirewood and mining timber, whilst he also secured several Government con tracts. In company- with the late Jas. Mitchell, he went in search of land to select, and these two gentlemen were the first to selec...
BOWLED OUT. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 3 April 1914
BOWLED OUT. About once a month this paper re ceives picture postcards and other photos from Westraians abroad, par ticularly from Egypt, showing the tra vellers on camel-back in the vicinity of the Pyramids and Sphinx. More than often we have been in clined to doubt the bona-fides of some of those photos, as the senders were known to have gone straight on through the Suez Canal to Europe, not. stopping at Egypt, as shown in the pictures. Then we remembered that in Port Said are studios where you can have the photo of your head put on the bodies of tourists who have really been taken close to the mighty memorials of the ancient kings of .Egypt. Last week, however, one arrived that completely gave itself away. In it a -well-known Westralian and hiis wife were seen seated on donkeys standing close to the Pyramids and Sphinx. Close examination showed the back ground of desert, Pyramids, and Sphinx to be faked in ,by the double photo process, the picture of the tour i:-s anid donkeys hav...
COMEDY AND TRAGEDY. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 3 April 1914
COMEDY AND TRAGEDY. Comte now' to the actor's everyday life. If you are a comedian you can't get any symlpathy. Ever hear two mn~n discussing the illness of a co med!!an? Jones will say. "I hear Jack C'an. not has appendicitis." "You don't say." grins Brown. And then they bulth burst out laughing. If an actor ha'pgens to be a tragedian it is thl u:her way about. Every happy little episode in his life is referred to with bated breath. "Did you hear about II. B. Irving winning a thousand at the ponies?" Smith will say. "Dear me." Robinson will reply; and they will look as if they had been asked to have a last look at the body before the, lid is screwed down.-Fred Niblo on the disadvantages of being an ac tor, in "Theatre Magazine." "I owe my succe s, chiefly to obser a tion, ina inat ion and concentra tion. All n my life I have cultivated these three faculties. I am always w\\:latching for nlev ideas wherever I o., :and I get most of them when tra v.,lling and at railway stations. W h...
FLOWERS AS EMBLEMS. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 3 April 1914
FLOWERS AS EMBLEMS. The recent announcement in a con temporary that the Ulster men are trying to institute a tlenionstration,. when every mailn, woman and child will wear a flower as a token of their aversion to Home Rule, reminds one how often flowers have been used as emblems. Since the leaders of the Yorkist antd Lancastrian parties each plucked a rose in the Temiple Gardens, the Lan castrian a red and the York a white, this flower has been a popular emblem. Apart from the fact that red roses are symbolical of love and white of pnrity. our niational emblem is the rose; the Legitimist Party of France formed the League of the Rose in imitation of our Primrose League, while owing to Giadstone's foitdness for white roses many Liberals once wished to make them an emblem for their part-, but the idea was not adopt ed. The primrose. it is said, was Bea consfield's favorite flower, and has been chosen by hiis followers, who formed the Primrose League, as an emblem, whilo in France the vi...
SPORT AND RELIGION. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 3 April 1914
SPORT AND RELIGION. '"I do not bet," he said, "firstly, be cause if I did it would offend some nmemnters of my congregation; secondl ly, because. I do not think that it is desirable; and, thirdly, because I think that it.would be wrong for me, with my meagre stipend, to bet. I simply cannot afford it. I appeal to all 'sports' not to allow their sport to drive 'them away from religion. If they can race and bet with a clean conscience, I do not think that God will be offended. There is nothing wrong nwith clean sport any more than with stock exchange speculations, and yet .many people:get up and denounce the evils of gambling and never say a word about gam'bling on the Stock Exchange.- I am glad to be able to say that. horse-racing is improving. and I believe that it 'will continue to iinprove.' I have much in common 'with sporting men, and I am always :pleased. to see faces in my church which I have seen at the races. It will .be:a' sorry day for God and for the church when the feeli...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 3 April 1914
NOTICES. DRUIDS' GALA AND AUSTIN HOSPITAL BAZAAR. MONSTER ART UNION. MONSTER ART UNION. 11000 in Prizes. £1000 in Prizes. v?ery Ticket has an equal chance, whether presented or not. 1st Prize, Picture value £500. 2nd Prize, Picture value £100. 3rd Prize, Pioture value £60. The Committee has arranged for the Purchase from the Winner of either the first three prizes at the full face talue. Proceeds in aid of the most geserving Charity in the State, THE AUSTIN HOSPITAL. Some of the reasons why you should hslp:-1. The Austin Hospital sadly needs your support. 2. The Austin Hospital is indispensable, and will be so long as Cancer and advanced Con sumption are incurable. 3. The Austin Hospital safeguards Public Health by permanently segregating those who would otherwise spread infection. 4. The Austin provides a last refuge for the dying, and shelters those who have lost everything-hope, health, home, happiness. 5. The Austln Hospital sontains cases so supremely sad that their contemplati...
S-i-r-r! [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 3 April 1914
She was a plump widor w - Lr a !" charming daughters. She :a o.. "relie just a year. and was -.t' ning io wear her "weeds" iiht 'alI i'te Same; . when til new curate c'" u?pon her. she sighed: , \Ah: I leol the loss of ml -1.e al:er hiusbiland very mutch. I , have anly ,ppuezti for anything ll The cturte was all sympa thY, n ;n h endeavor to cheer herb' ier i ou( w, ;t a comfort to her ti.u.i.ht;rs inusi, *be, replied: ba i e1 can quite lunderstand that: ?lu are solaced in-- " . - ,;aig "'S-i-r-r" uiterrupted the il"a that lady. "Allow me to inform Y'o I am not laced in at all!"
DIRECTOR'S REPORT FOR MARCH. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 3 April 1914
DIRECTOR'S REPORT IlTR .TAHR'II. The work sent down to the \A.N.A. Exhibition has been received hack 111in good condlition, a' stencilled cushiton cover being the ouly article nolr to, hand. There has beenc a slicht in crease in the numtber on thte rolls since suhnmitting my last report. A very satisfactory report on local clay sent by me to tile Geologictal '"?trvey L.aboratory, Melbourne, for aiil1 ysis. has been recei\'ved. it is gratifying" to note that the report fully conifirms what I have previously reported otl the same. as to its value in producing a high-class stonteware for domestic and other purposes. Apptended herewith is the departmental report in detail, also a duplicate set of tile pitces which have been fired under different tests with the best results, as will be seen by the samples. It is announced in the "CPostal and Telegraph Guide"'' that it hIas been aip proved that at country and suburban post otffices the hours for money order business shall be 9 a.m. to 4 p...
Naqua, the Bushman [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 3 April 1914
Naqua, the Bushman. By Perceva! Gibbon in the pittsburgh -Sunday Magazine." The old veliow-falnged dog baboon that was chaied to a post in the yard had a daIn gTous trick of throw in -onCs. He wouid seize a piece ing s~o i two hands. stand erect, of L.hirl around on his heels, till n SentyU iwas obuiiCd, and then loule - This nissiieo would fly like Sulet , and vwot ide anyone 'who I? n i its way. lThe periormance eto uded anv ind of aim-the Srie l hurt Oal at - nlv chance Icu--a"d it w-as rather 'bad luck lan by any kind o malllice that guid ed oe of ile boulders through the -in do, across ;he kitchlen, and into i portrait of Jui's e B13(r, which ah? on tie wall jit; hall a dozen .eet fron i;e u-'.be-ring \rouw Gro belaar. e bounded fr'.' her chair and hallooned o Ithe dor tli a silent. Mwift lii Il;Y 1't '"' 'prisin" to see in a adv of her geol:ou' s obuid, and not S5oiUld did she u :'. Sihe was of s ?od South African veldt-bred fight g stock whicch 'iver cried out until i was hur...
SALE TECHNICAL SCHOOL. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 3 April 1914
SALE TECHNICAL SCHOOL. The committee of the Sale Technical School held its fortnightty meeting last Satllrday evening. In the unavoidable absence of the Presidelnt, MrII. lin. Stevens was voted to the chair. With regard to thle recent examinattionls. a very fine report camne to handl dealing. with thie mannual training and carlpet try class. which secured 10, ple cent. of passes. Parents should take spe cial lnote of this, an:td take advantage of thle opportl0ntity t, gi\te their soIns a chance to eneCliit ly thile tinlo illstrlle tion given it matinal ttainitie ant car peiltry, anld also note that tlhe fees are very low.. viz., 7, pecr terni for tlhree evenings per week. In response to a circutla r lettler frioli the Bettdlgo School of Mines, it is pro posed to formll an as;sociatiol of ltech nical school coiltcils, the prellimintary mectlni, beill?g convenedt for the ist hist., at tihte ' orlkilng Men' ('ollhgec Melbourne. The President. Mr..A. \'. Hook, was delegated to Irelresec...