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No Title [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 21 July 1914
Banquet to Mr. Livingston-The -date of the banquet to be ten derec to Mr. Livingston, M.L.A. and Minister of Education, by his Traralgon friends, has been fixed for Friday, July 31. Sir - Alex ander Peacock, State Premier, will be present it he possibly can, also several members of parliament. Tickets can be obtainea at several places in the town. It is intended to give the new Minister of Educa tion, the Premier, and other visi tors a very enthusiastic reception. The Gas Works.-The price of coal has just been advanced two shillings and sixpence a ton, due to the increased wages of miners and higher shipping rates. This advance will affect the local gas works, but should not necessitate an advance in the price of gas. Seeing that the industral condi tions are so uncertain, and that coal supplies are liable to be cut off at any time, our shire, council would do well to store a reserve supply of about 100 tons of coal. With su4:h a reserve the works woula be able to tide over a piro l...
UPPER TRARALGON CREEK. THE RIFLE CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 21 July 1914
.UPPER TRARALGON CREEK.. THE RIFLE CLUB. The annual general meeting of the Upper Traralgon Creek Rifle ,Club was held nm the hall o, Sa turday, 4Vh July, when there was a good attendance. Captain T. A. Downie presided. ,The balance sheet ' as received, on the motion of Messrs. A. H. 'Ieaton and P. J. O'Mara. , The 'following officers and com mittee were then elected: Captain Mr. T. A. Downie; treasurer, Mr. 'A. Howell; committee, Messrs. D. rBeaton, H. Guntzler, W. Beaton, and W. O'Mara; auditors, Messrs I. Hogg and Riches; secretary and handicapper, Mr. G. Guntzler; 'delegates on Umnion council. MIessrs rW. O'Mara and G. Guntzlcr. It was decided to affihliate with the District Union and Victorian Rifle Association. The annual dance wjis fixed for August 7., The captain and sec retary were votct £1 is and ?2 2s respectively, for services rendered A vote of thanks to all doners ot trophies was carried by accla mation. . A vote of thanks to the chair man concludeact the business, and ...
ELECTION FINGER POSTS [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 21 July 1914
'ELECTION FINGER POSTS Mr. Bennett was heckled a good deal at Sale and Mafira ;ast week by the Labor-Soclahlists. lie had to reply 'to a lot of questions that he has answered before, and a lot of others that were not relevant.. These questioners are never con-. vinced, not even after being bow lea out a dozen times. They don't seek information, but only try to.bamboozle the candidate, and twist anything he says. Mr. Ben nett gave as good as he got, and a little more. * * * * "Our opponents never once played the game. From the first day we had to meet a hurricane. of violent abuse and bitter recrn mination. Every effort has been. made to prevent business by a powerful minority in. the House of Representatives, while in the Sen ate (the 'one place of all .where one would expect calm and reasonable consideration of the country's af fairs) the Insolence and over-bear ing arrogrance of the Socialistic party have more nearly resembled' the Tory tactics of the old oligar chies than the ele...
THE GORMANDALE TELEPHONE LINE. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 21 July 1914
TFHIniORMANDALE TELE :.PHONI LINE. There is a delicency in tile re-' ceipts' ot. the (;ornandale tele phlione line for the yearending 6th November, 1913, whiclh the gua rantors are' being called upon to mnake up. The shortage will, of course, gradually disappear, and' the whole of the Gormandale peo ple, who have benefitted by.the in troduct:on of the line, should stand by the guarantors. The following letter has been sent for publica ltion: Pos~tmaster-General's 'department. Melbourne, June 25, 1914. , Sir,-Adveting to your strong representations, relative to a.coni .mumcation from Mr. Robert. Hare, .Gbrmandale, regarding the defici .ency in. connection with, the tele phone service between Gormandale and Traralgon, I beg to info'rm you that the revenue derived from the hline for the twelve months-en dea 6th November, 1913, amoun Ited to '£16 10s 9d, being £26 1ls 8&tl short of the revenue guaranteed by residents. Of the shortage £6 5s is borne by this department, and '£9 9s...
TRARALGON A.W.N. LEAGUE. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 21 July 1914
TRARALGON A.W.N. LEAGUE. The annual meeting of the Tra ralgon branch of the A.W.N.L. was held mn St. James' hall on Thursday afternoon last. The following ladies were elec tea officers for the ensuing year: Mrs. N. M'Lean; v~ice-presidents, Mesdames IHenderson, Cameron, and Napier; secretary, Mrs. E. S. Whittakers; treasurer, Mrs. Ham. The committee was streng thened with the addition of several new members. i.Mrs. Thompson, one of the lea gue's orgamnsers,,gave an address, in which she reviewced the political situation, and urged each member to use their influence in getting those entitled to vote to enroll. She also;laid stress on the need for organising work.
COWWARR. ANNUAL A.W.N.L. SOCIAL. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 21 July 1914
COWWARR. ANNUAL A.W.N.L. SOCIAL. Although it rained heavily from 5 p.m. until late that mnight, there were present 40 or more residents at the mecharics' halI on July 13 A good programme had been pre pared but owing to the rain most of the performers were prevented from arriving. Miss Payne came. from Balrnsdale to sing, but coula not reach the hall in the evening. Mrs. Roberts was mn the chair, and thanked :those present for com ing out on such a wet night, and apologised for Mr. A. Rice, ana Mr A. Mathleson, who were to have been present. Mr. Chamberlmn played a bright, and pretty overture, tit a moment's notice, in good style, and then Mrs Thompson, organiser to the lea gue, gave an address, and congra tulated the branch on the good work done during the past year. She spoke of the organmsmng work of the league, and told of her visit to Wagga, where a black man was organmslng during the strike of harvest hands mn the interest of Labor; also of the young tarmers; who were ready to ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 21 July 1914
... : Save : your Money a an FLAG. GISTE SEP'S BIG W TBR SBI COMMENCES To-morrow, Saturday, July 18 ::• FOR " 2 Weeks Only Big Bargains. Ringing Values. Big Savings for You. r ~ -· L " ~G~ · ,, . Auctioneers. A. .MoLEAN & CO., Stock, Station, Land and _ Financial Agents. TRARALGON. MAFFRA. MORWELL. MELBOURNE Sales conducted under the per Ssonal supervision of Mr. W. J. M'Lean. NOTICE. A. M'LEAN and CO. are now making up their list of SPRING SCLEARING 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 acquainted the firm of the fact of their intention to stock up from Gippsland dairy cattle. A, M'LEAN and CO'S Next Morwell Pig Sale WEDNESDAY, JULY .2. To sttart at ope o'clock. A. M'Lean and Co. will sell as above : 50 Prime Bacon PIGS. - 100 Store Pigs. Acct. owner . 30 Splendid ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 21 July 1914
E. L. BRUCE, (Late H. C. Jones). LAND, FINANCE and COM MISSION AGENT, Surveyor and ,Swvorn Valuator. Agent for: the Yorkshire Fire Insurance Co., aand Adcident Insurance Co., and the Equity Trustees Co. Ltd. ? office: TRARALGON. QUEENSLAND. T.he Rev. L. T. COPELAND, S?ft Mundubberra, Queensland, who s:'.is temporarily superannuated on .accouunt of sickness, invite!; cor respondence from anyone wanting 'to select land; purchase sheep, .cattle or horse stations, or truit, lucerne, wheat, sugar or dairy 'tatrms in .Queensland. " T. . & cO, IHOTHAM ST., TRARALGON. T. H. ROW; Sworn Valuator. ~AC.COUNTANTS, AUDITORS, ASSURANCE & GENERADl "AGENTS. 'Agents for Loridon and Lanca .hire Fire Insurance Co., National Mutual Fire Assurance Assocla tion, Norwich Union Fire Assur .ance Co., Oceain Accident arnd .Guarantee Society, the Fourth Victorian Building Society, Adam son, Strettle and Co., Stock and Station Agents. Stoddart and laclean, THE NEW B.UTCHERS, F OR 0 QU.AALITY: Co...
200 LADS FOR FARM WORK. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 21 July 1914
200 LADS FOR FARM WORK. I Mr. Whitehead, officer in charge I of the Immigration Bureau, writes: "1 have yet to again thank the country 'press on behalf of the hon.thdel 'Minister, !for the assis tance rendered ~to ithls office, in placmng |:the 'vrnoius ;batches of immigrants, who have arrived dur ing the past few months.- On boara the s.s. Hawkes Bay ana s.s. Bernrima, which are due to arrive in Melbourne during the next fort mnght, are 200 men, some of whom are married. They w:ill be seek ing farm or country employment, and farmers and others desiring their services are requested to make early application to the Im migration and Labor Bureau, 555 Flhnders street, Melbourne. The men coming forward are of a type suitable to .the require ments .f country employers. They have ha~d a fair amount of expern ence, and they re'adily adapt them selves to country work, having come out specially to take up their own class .of work in the country districts of Victoria. The bureau ts desrious t...
GORMANDALE. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 21 July 1914
,GORMANDALE. The send-off social and presen tatlon to Mr. and Mrs. Britnell passed off successfully. In spite of the inclement weather about 200 people were present. This number wotild have been increased but for the bad. weather 'and the state of the .roads. The halt has been. de corated 'by willing hands, . and looked its best, 'the "au revolr" setting at the back of the stage being in keeping with the occasion. Mr. T. Y. Anderson, jrir:. who presided, intimated that prior to the presentation the programme would be a mixed one, consistinmg of music, songs and games, and also a dance pr two, so as to cater for all present. Songs, which were well given, :were rendered by Messrs. Craig, Brereton, and T. Y. Anderson. The Graham family gave some excellent selections, which were much enjoyed by the large company present. Mr. Craig took charge of the games, which helped, to while away plea'santly some of the evening. The dan. ing was in the hands of Mr. W. Wykes, with Mr. Graham and othe...
TYERS. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 21 July 1914
TYERS. ---o- Ameeting in connection w'th forming a progress association was held at the mechanics' Institute on Saturday evening. There was a good attendance, and Mr. G. R. Archbold presided. The chairman explained that the first business was the election of officers, and he nominated Mr. J. J. Dove as president, and Mr. A. E. Paulet as secretary. They were both unani mous.y elected. Mr. E. J. Chr.s t:an was e'ected vice-president. Rules were draivn up, and it was decided to hcld the next meeting about August 8, and ;then about every two months. Mr. Archbold impressed upon members the desi rability of keeping .he T'yers gra vel before the pubhlic, and extreme satisfaction was expressed by all at the 'way thegravel placed on the roads hbid set, in spite of the incessant rain of the past week. The gravel has set like cement, and the !opinion is that it was not the best bbtamnable. It was de cider that all hands meet at the gravel hill at Mr. Hal·iday's on Saturday morning, anti 'satis...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 21 July 1914
For Bronchial Coughs, take Woods' Great Peppermint Cure is 6d I We're Closing Uflp All Our 'Branches And lGearing Out The Balance of Our Surplus Stock, Together with the Whole of Our W ~in tor S took Uo O I PPS LN D TR I1NG O C O. STRARALGON. The Distinctive House Special Cash Offer. SUIT, Great Purchase of Suit Lengths. Worth 70s to 90s the -(C STUSME, Suit. All at One Price. 58s 6d the SUIT. 9 Special Cotume Offer-Blue Twill Costume, Worth 95s. Special Cosum " Special Price, 77s 6d. . FRDY THURSDAY, _ SPOT CASH. Sale Starts: JUNE 19. Las JULY 2. SPOT OASH. SCARTER & HUNT, High-Class Outfitters, Traralgon Your Eyes need attention Do not neglect them' Consult R. A Williams. Oualified Op tician at A II. CROSS's, Tra ralgon Bazaar and General Newsagency. RUG your CATTLE! Cosey Cattle Contribute Countless Cash. Your Cattle--they are too valuable to leave expose1 to the p esciug cold winds--even if they do not c,),tract cohlds ie milk yield and their cond tion will suffer-cream ...
THE GAS WORKS. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 21 July 1914
THEf GAS WORKS. Mr. T.. Price, the manager of the local gas works, informs us that he his decided to relinquish the iesponsible: positlon. 'at an early date, but will still hold a s.condgpry: place. Mr. Price is now 76 years of age .and, though still hale and active, he finds that "age tells." As he has left the three score and ten milestone along way mn the rear, he as entitled to some re spite from the worries incidental to thepositlon he has held for ap proaching 20 years. He has al ways led an active life, and until a month ago had not known a ser ous illness. For his years he is a wonderful man, and as nimble as .a gooa mariy Znen half his age. Gas experts say that Mr. Pricer has been doing nearly two men's work at .the local gas works. Mr. ! Hunt, the gas engineer, who re-i ported on the condition of the gas works CL short time ago, pro- I videa for the employment of three men if the works were re-modelled, namely, a manager, an engineer, ana a stoker. At the city and su buirb...
A PLEASANT SOCIAL. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 21 July 1914
A PLEASANT SOCIAL. A very successful social was held in St. James' hall on Thursday evcmng last. Although the wea ther was unsettled, fully 50 peo pie assembled at the hall. The members ,ot the Traralgon Town Band very kindly consented to render a musical programme. This consisted ot two band items, ana several ,quartettes, duets, and I solos. They were all splendidly executed, and much appreciated by the audience. The pieces cho sen were all very suitable for a small hall, and the way in which they were rendered reflects great credit on the bandmaster, and also on the members themselves. The following is the detailed program: Intermezzo, Evening Bells, band; cornet solo, Farewell, Mr. Miller Crowe; euphomium solo,, Mer maids' Song, Mr. Barbaris; quar tette, Town and Country, band qutrtette party; song, Come, Sing to me, Mr. Hall; tenor horn solo, Zenobia, Miss Hilda Tansey; quar tette, White Heather, band quar tette party; duet, Faith, Hope and Charity, Mr 'and Miss Tansey; band it...
GOLF. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 21 July 1914
GOLF. The July monthly medal of the Traralgon club was p!aye on the local hnks on Saturday last, and was won by Mr, Gledhill, whose card read as follows: G-oss, 93; handicap 20; net, 73. Other cards handed in were: Dr. M'Lean .. 92 '2 80 E. W. Chenu . 92 12 80 P. B. Rumley .. 101 20 81 W.M. Brace .. 8? q 82 P. P. Serjeant .. 104 22 82 J. G. Keys .. 94 10 84 H. P. Hoskem .. 101 2 89 D.C. Anderson .. 111 21 89
RAIN REMOVES ANXIETY. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 21 July 1914
RAIN REMOVES ANXIETY. The copious ram ot the past week or so has removed all anxiety about.the coming season; for the present, at any rate. So far, the spring. conditions indicate a splendid Since the weather broke about four and a halt inches have tallen at Traralgon; over two inches at Sale and Maffra; three and a ha?lf inches at Rosedale; three inches ats Cowwarr and Bairnsdale also had ample rain. In the hills the down pour is something like six inches.. A Calhlgnee resident writes that the past ten days have been the roughest for years, hail, rain anr snow.
TRARALGON PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 21 July 1914
TRARALGON PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH. Judging trom the laborate plans of the new Presbyterian church, prepared by Messrs. F. and K. Mackay, hrcbhitects, the building. .wilt have a very pretty front and be comfortable and roomy inside. The plans provide for a brick structure, with clement dressings. The 'deslgn is early Enghlish, con ventional In grouping, but some what unusual as to detail. The front is enriched by a large tracery window, which will be glazed wvith stained glass. A spire of good proportions, roofed with zinc in terlockming tiles, and .surmountea by a finial, adds to the dignity of the design. The arrangement of the building is such as to ensure a reasonable alMount of comfort to worshippers.. A 'covered paved terrace at the front gives access to two porches. The 'floor of the building slopes towards the pulpit, thus ensuring a clear view of the min.ster. The seats tre of kaurt and -pulpit of wax poElished blackwood. l'ThQ dhurch thas an ojpen roof, :inedl with Califormnian...
TELEPHONE TRUNK LINE RATES. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 21 July 1914
TELEPHONE TkUNITK LINE RATES. . 8? min. ech add. 3 nmiu Morwell ... 2d ... 2d G•engarry .... 2d . 2 Toongabbie ... 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 ... Sd ... 64 Newry ... 8d ... 6d Tinamba ... 8d ... 6d Warragul ... 8d ... 4Id Yarram ... 14 ... 1/ I,.