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WIRE NETTING. DEPARTMENTAL CHARGES. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 7 April 1914
WIRE NETTING. DEPARTM ENTAL, CHARGES. In the "A' ' rgus' recently a corres pondent signing himself "M1tn on the Land'" urged that the Public Works Lepartlment should stock 1~jin. mesh netting as well as 1 ain., and com plaining also that the department's prices were higher thlan thle outside rates. The Secretary for Public Works (Mr. E. Drake) states that, although no stock of l11in. netting is kept, the department has an arrangement with the Australian manufacturers (Lysaght Bros. and Co., of Sydney) to supply it as required, so that any orders for it can b" readily fulfilled. With regard to the concession allowed where the netting is erected on a boundary ad joining unoccupied Crown lands, it is not considered advisable to adopt the principle unless the netting is pur chased from the Government; and, in any case, the provisions of the Act would not permit of any other course. It is desirable also that the best ma terial be used, and there is a risk that this may not be the case if...
DISTRICT NEWS. STRATFORD. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 7 April 1914
DISTRICT NEWS. STRATFORD. The annual meeting of the Stratford Football Club was held on Saturday evening at the Swan Hotel. Owing to the counter attraction of a circus In the town, the attendance was not as large as usual. Mr. C. Rowley was appointed chairman. The secretary stated that the finances of the club were sound. After wiping off a debit balance of £3/17/, the club starts with a credit balance of £2/11/. The club was congratulated on winning the ju nior competition last year, and a hope was expressed that the members would pull together and work for the inter 5 ts of the club. The following ottlce hi'tarers were elected:--President, Mr. '. Rowley; vice-presidents, Cr. Long and Messrs. . .Stothers, P. M. Coloe, II. -aylis. l' llroy, Farrell, Ducret, Lew\\'is and M?suop; patrons, D.r. Hozier and Messrs. C. Stewart, A. \\'riggles worth, Riichd. Lee, i. Gilder, D. 3Bourke and Cr. R. Scott (President Avon Shire). general committee, Messrs. H. 'urran, Jno. Martin, E. -I. Smith, B...
SALE EASTER REGATTA. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 7 April 1914
SALE EASTER REGATTA. The following are the entries for the regatta on Easter Monday:- Maiden Pair.--Hawthorn, Sale, Yarra Yarra, Mercantile, Corio Bay, Bairns dale, South Melbourne. Maiden Four.-Sale, Barwon, Wen douree, Richmond, Mercantile, Essen don, Bairnsdale, South Melbourne. Junior Pair.-Richmond, Bairnsdale, Sale. Junior Four.-Sale, Wendouree, Mer canrtile. Senior Pair.-Wendouree, Richmond, Essendon. Senior Four.-Richmond, Essendon, "Wendouree. Special Light Four (10-stone crews) -Bairnsdale.
LADIES, PLEASE NOTE. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 7 April 1914
LADIES, PLEASE NOTE. Ladies are requested to note that the Otlices of the Ladies' College of Health have been removed from 46 Elizabeth-street to Phair's Buildings, 327-329 Collins-street, Melbourne. The College has the sole agency in Victoria for Dr, D. Al. Coonley's famous Orange Lily Treatment, which for the past L5 years has been effecting such wonder ful cures among women in all parts of Australia. For the benefit of suffer ers, and for those into whose homes King Baby has failed to appear, , free valuable medical book will be sent to anyone writing to Dept. 45, the Ladies' College of -.ealth, Phiair's Buildings, -?t Collins-streeti M.lboure. -
SALE GOLF CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 7 April 1914
SAIE GOLI ('LUB,. The annual lmeetingg of the above club was held at the Rialto on Friday afternoon. Mir. Gooch (vice-president) occupying the chair. The following report was received and adopted, together with the bal ance-sheet: The annual report was as follows: -In presenting the report and cash statement for the past season, your committee congratulates the club on another successful year. The season was formally opened onl the club links on 10th April. Though the President, the Hen. T~an. Pearson, was absent in Europe. he again generously present ed monthly trophies for competition by both men and ladies, which were greatly appreciated, and the line Kil many links were, as before, available for the members to play over, and were in splendid order. The Hon. E. J. Crooke also kindly presented monthly trophies for competition. The annual tournament was held in August on the Kilmany links, and was extended over four days. The entries were not as numerous as the previous year, but t...
WHAT MAY HAPPEN TO A POLICEMAN. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 7 April 1914
WHAT MAY HAPPEN TO A POLICEMAN. Our Sydney correspondent writes: The fate of the late Sergeant -lickey shows what mlay happen to a police otncer ill this part ot the globe. itlckey, who was one of the most capable andt most respected olncers of tile police ol-cpe, went, accompanied by another constable, to the house of Thomas brown, an orchardist, to arrest hinl. brown was a mlan well known as a very persistent litigant, and eccentric to an extraordinary degree. 1-ie resist ed arrest, a sculice occurred, and i-11c key was fatally hlot. Brown\ was plut onl his trial for wilful nmurder-, was founld guilty, and sentenlced to death. The case was re-opened before the ull .'Court, which ordered a new trial. Thisi has now taken place, with the result that .?rown has beenll acquitted. In addition to losing his litol ill tile execution of his diuty, the late police sergeant now\ stands before the world as being responsible for his own death. The verdict of tile jury seems to have been based ...
THE GUN. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 7 April 1914
TIHE GUN. Owing to various reasons a num ber of shooters were unable to attend the pigeon matches at the B.R.C. grounds last week, and there was a very small attendance-only five tak ing part in the events. The principal event was the first round ou the Pre sident's (Mr. F. Hlutching's) trophy, valued at £10/10/, which resulted in "Port Arthur" getting a lead on the first shoot. the weather conditions were ideal, and everything had been prepared for a big attendance, and al though there were so few present they were well catered for. Following were the results: .. President's Trophy (first round, ten birds).-"'Port Arthur,"' 24yds., 10 kills: "'Tyers,'' 24yds., 9; ' Yarram, " 23yds., 6; " 'Mewburn," 27yds., 5; E. Saunders, 23yds., 3. First Sweepstake (five birds). "Port Arthur,' 24yds., 5; "Tyers," 24yds., 3; " Yarram," :23yds., 3; " Mewburn,' " 27yds., 1. Second Sweepstake (five birds). ' Tyers. " 10 kills; ' Port Arthur, ' 9: '" lewburn,'" 9; E. Saunders, 5; " Yarran, ' 4. After t...
GENERAL NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 7 April 1914
GENERAL NEWS. Joseph Quinn was fined £10 or three months for breaking a married wo man's jaw at Collingwood. The ex cuse was drunkenness. The Premiers' Conference is con sidering various matters in sub-com mittee. William Hearnden was to-day rob bed of £40 by a man- he met on a steamer coming from Adelaide. The man asked him for money to buy a surveying Instrument for. the New South Wales Government, by which he said he" was employed. iHe went into a building, and did not return.
FOOTBALL. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 7 April 1914
FOOTBALL. Stratford will probably play a Sale team at Sale on the 16th inst.; so players are requested to do some practising, and the "new blood" will be given a try out. Tommy Richardson, an old Saleite, is on a visit back to his native town. At a special committee (last year's) meeting of the Sale United Football Club held last week. Joe Cartledge was awarded Mr. Chas. Sinyth's medal for consistent play. Willie Cupit won MIr. G. Bryan's medal for best placed man, and WV. Richardson received .Mr. Twycross a trol)hy for usefulness to the team. Practice will begin after Easter Monday, and any evening a ball may b)e secured from the secretary at the Star Hotel, who would like intending players wCho are unknown to him to hand in their names. Stratford is anxious to form a junior competition with Sale this season; and if Nambrok could be induced to join in, a very fair competition could be arranged. Mr. Chas. Bowen has donated a foot ball to the Sale Club.
STRATFORD AND NUNTIN RACE WEIGHTS. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 7 April 1914
STI'IATFURD AND NUNTIN RACE %WEID=IITS. IIurdles.--Galtee M1ore, 10.7; Lax, Surestep, 10.e; C'anvlas\ r, 9.10; Bushy, I.60: Godwin Sands, 9.0. Trial Stakes.-Jack Merne, 9.0; Digntess, Maggie lord, 5.11; Parther, Stogan, 5.9: Sederick, 5.2; Gilead, 5.0; Setam, Keyword, Debut, 7.12; Lady Nymph. \lernc\in, 7.9; Loosegate, Cur ilce, Footchase, 2Mirnawarra, Sheroud and Sash, 7.7. Stratford and Nuntin Handicap. L.IK.G.. Pella, 9.7; Glynne, 5.1"; Oora mina, 5.3; Bid, 7.11; Alister, 7.5; Be nita. 6.7. Pony Race, 13.1.-The Squire, 9.0; Lady Foote, 5.11; The Barb, Agent, S.9; Satara, 5.0; Matilda, 7.7; Stella, Devon, 7.5; Daisy, Model, l1ippona, 7.2; Coor inda. Tibby, Devon, Kid, Miss M., Ted dy Bear. 7.0. Publicans' Purse.-L.K.G., 10.2; Sil ver Gauntlet, S.6; Ooramina, S.4; Black Gem, S.2; Bid, S.0; Alistcr, 7.8; Stogan, Gold Vale, 7.4; Civilian, 7.0. Pony Racp, 14.0 a.u.-Longford Lad, 1n.0; Detonator, 9.12; Sosso, 5.10; Strathaird, Quilp, 5.9; Skidoo, S."; Connemara, 7.13; Fairy, 7.12; Teas...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 7 April 1914
AUCTIONS. THEO. B. LITTLE & CO. Auctioneers and Valuators, Stock and Station Agents, SALE, TRARALGON, and at 457 BOURKE ST., MELBOURNE. Miaffra, leylield, Morwell, Stratford, Longford, Yinnar, Briagolong, Mirboo North, Boclara. Agents for Australian MIutual Provident Co. Liverpool, London and Globe Insur ance Co. P. and O. Shipping Co. M'Ilwraith, M'Eacharn and Co. Curator ot Intestate Estates. Grld.,brough, Mort and Co. National Trustees and Executors Co. Quibell's Sheep Dip. LOANS NEGOTIATED. Associated with O'Connor, Little .and Field, Y.rram. Monthly Horse Sales held at Sale in conjucietion With Campbell and Sons, Kirk's Bazaar, Melbourne. SALE HORSE SALE. STO-DAY. THEO. B. LITTLE & CO., in con. junction with CAMPBELL & SONS, will sell, as above, in Campbell's Yards, about 200- Horses of all classes Big attendance of outside buyers assured. SPECIAL SHEEP & CATTLE SALE. S - TO-MORROW, WEDNESDAY, APRIL 8, THEO. B. LITTLE & CO, will sell in t...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 7 April 1914
BUCHANAN'S "BLACK& WHITE" WHISKY A gigh-class Comfort. a, ... 5 1219126 Mons ...'6 132027 Tue. ... 7 142128 Wed, 1 8 152229 Thu, 2 9 162330 Fri. 3 101724... Sat. 4 1111825... SHIPPING. SALE STEAlMBOAT CO. LTD. DAILY SERVICE (Sundays excepted). The CompanY'S Steamers, Omeo and Dr0go, leave SALE and CUNING SAM. DAILY--Sale 1.45, upon arrival .f frst train from Melbourne, Cuning bame 3 a.m. Fares: R?ETURN 12/, SINGLE 8/. 'jllUng at Latrobe, Holland's, :pypesvllle, Metung and New WTorks. Office, Foste-str'eet JAS. E. PATERSON, Secretary. .pp SAND STEAMERS PTY. LTD. SSteamship Service Between , AAEl BOURNE and all GIPPSLAND PORTS. ...ý6,S. QUEENSCLIFFE ,IleveM Melbourne every Saturday for THE LAKES DIRECT, - Carrying Cargo for Sale Maffra, Stratford, Metung, Paynesville, and the Surrounding Districts. Lowest Rates of Preight. Head Office-466 Collins-street, Mel bourne. Sale Office-Fwtter Street. E. H. WALTER, Branch Manager. , I NORDDEUTSCHER LLOYD 1IDIl IMPERIAL GERMAN MAIL DIRE...
SERIOUS ACCIDENT TO MR. FRITZ HORSTMAN. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 7 April 1914
SERIOUS ACCIDENT TO MR. FRITZ HORSTMAN. On Saturday last a very serious ac cident befel Mr. Fritz IIorstman, or Foster Vale, Upper Maffra West. lie was standing on a load of lucerne hay, with which he was feeding stock, in one of the paddocks a considerable distance from the house, when he had the misfortune to slip and fall to the ground, alightinir on his shoulder. He was rendered unconscious. He for tunately had a little girl, his grand uaughter, with him, who waited by him until regaining consciousness, when he iound himself in great pain and unable to move. The little girl was sent to the house for assistance, and one of Mr. Ilorstman 's sons secured the services of a carpenter who had served in the Boer war, and his knowledge of ambulance work. Nvas valuable. A stretcher' was improvised, and the suf ferer taknli to his home. Dr. Hagen auer was 'phoned for, and motored out and rendered the best medical as sistance possible. He found the pa tient's back to be seriously injured, ...
BABIES. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 7 April 1914
BABIES. 3abies are Australia's best ilmil grants, but in many honies baby does not appea;l, greatly to the disappoint nient of husband and wife. Latdies so dlsappointed are strongly advised to consult the highly-qttianlced lady repre .ntattve of tlhe " Natutra ' health Co., .\itel ohrne, on her next visit, and learnii trio! helr how\v the blessing of mother ih'Odi c in be miiadl easily possible by ~caits ofl the \ olltdftl Nattura' I ll?le treattmenit l hat has brought biht) to so llany lhomes, restored tiolusatlds of \Vwomen and girls to per Ilet health, aniid saved many an op eration. No charge whatever is made tor the consultationl or advice. Next visit takes place oin T'uesday, 5tii May, when\ the coipany a' representative may be seen at the Club IHotel from 10 to 7.3t1. Meanwhile, send Id postage for free "Nattura " Hlealth Guide, giv ing valuable information on the sub ject, to Dept. JN., " Natura'' Health Co., 411 Elizabeth-street, Melbourne. Bendigo gold yields show a sub st...
MAFFRA SUGAR FACTORY. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 7 April 1914
MAFFRA SUGAR FACTORY. At the close of the present beet growing calnpaigii tile state s exleri Ilent Ill tie illiilufactulre of sugar at .\alitra will have extended O\ vr tour years. 11ronl the iirst it was tore luoellld tou lllure, owing to the 4.b eullc of a systaiull o irlrigationi. 'hll State has euxpnded upwards of £«3,et' more thai; it ilas received, without al i0ll ng tel ri lcrest 1or depiecia tiol oni thile Iactury I ulilings and pllant. •I Tilre will be soilletlullng to set off again-rs trie losses, saild tile allnister fir ?Aricu ltur. 'lr. utlt?tuiiiinSon) a ftw d;ia, ago; "but tile tact relllalins that eaci > ear there has beeni a loss of s5o11e thoiluallids of pounlds oln the ex\p-rinleht. Ti M11nisiItry has given it ti fair trial, and it \\'uld be useless to cOintillUe it ulnieiur preseit conldl tion, lThere is absetiute uiniaiiinllty> of Opiiiiii arHioiigst tile 'rowvers' at bois dai. nin( Kliuialllly ParR, whethier they have 1takl1el up itie cultiv\atlion of be...