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COLBINABBIN. 25th February. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 3 March 1914
COLBINABBIN. 25th Febriary. A well-attended meeting of' farmners and othiers iilterested in the erection of a weigh bridge wa@ ?leld at the temporary site of thie Colhinabbin r-ailway station to-day. Cr. Jno. M'KIee, president of the Waranga Shire, who convened the meeting, ocriupied the Schlaii. and .said it meant either a Govern ment, municipal, co-operative. or private bridge, and it w'as necessary to take im mediate action. After "a long; discussion it'\vas decided on tbCi motion of Messrs. 'T. C. Hill a d W. A.' FIansen that the W arainga Shire Coriuncil be asked to erect a niiitridipal' bridge of not less than 10 tons, thle:cost to ibe raised:.by a loan if neces suary. A he'atl:t~y vote 'f thanks was ac corded Cr.' MiKee on the motion of.lMessrs. A_; :B 'Tayloa: afdJ'i.. H.i Gamble, Who said .that Cr; :'M'Klee.w:as: evea r 'to the frbnt in: elideavoring 'to advan'c the interests of:.the rat~paiyei's sand district generally.
ECHUCA. 24th February. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 3 March 1914
ECHU GA. 24th-Fcbruay.y 7At the ai:ninual inmeeting 'of the: Echue' .Ranger? : Band, he;ld on Monday inlght, Mr.- J. Ileza.l w as' alpointed president, : and Mr. F. E. Grimwood bandmaster, vice Mr. Niven; resignedc. .The' balanceshlieet showved that thei receipts .?vere .197/1/7, and the exrpenditure £.146/13/, leaving a reodit of: £481817. T:A 0roposal to amalgamate :the two local bands wass 'discussed 'at -.some length. The:.idea of the two b'ands loinl-. ing forces was considered practfcable". :26th February.y At the Moania m.Police Court .o-day: Er ward R`;::1' andSamuiiel M'Lachlan were each fined 10/ or seven days' for ,drunkeinesi, and. 20. or 14 :days :for :improper beihavior: 28th February. . Having-. caised: mucilh cicern . to Mr. Arthur, Wylie, overseer for Mr. '.W 'P. Skelly, g*ranier, aid -defied all effbrts t'o: 1i41 :it a larIge black snake, which" had takein up its rsidend in a disused Wvell n?ear the. hlouse, endeavored to male 'i meal off a family of kittens. It is...
FOSTERVILLE. 27th February. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 3 March 1914
FOSTERVILLE. 27th -February. There is quite a water famine here. The council dam is quite dry, and water has not been available in the race for days, owv4ng to such a demand for water from farnters for their stock and household pur.- poses. A fall of rain would be of great benefit to all On -Friday evening, in Bloniqvist's Cafe,' a bariquet wastendered to Mr. B. Murihy, who has been for many years .manager at'' Mr. El. O'Keefe's Adelaide Vale Estate, .but whol:is leaving the district. During his stay here Mr. Murphy made many friends, wlio during the evening frankly expressed their regret at his departure. He has been a student at Dookie College, and leaves to: : manage a large estate in the north of Vic toria The ciair was occupied by Mr. 'Jo. u Harringtoh, J.P. The toast of "Our Guest" was proposed by Mr. P. M. O'Dwyer in an eulogistic speech. Mr. M.urphy made an appropriate response. "The Agricultural and Pastoral Interests" / vwar proposed by Mr. Murphy, and support ed by .Mr. O...
KANGAROO FLAT. 1st March. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 3 March 1914
KANGAROO FLAT. 1st March.. , The. selection committee of thle angaroo Flat Fire :Brigade:" mlet on' ~iday nightY: :: and chose the: followinig teams to repre-::: ; sent the brigade at -the- forthcoming de.::. monstration : "B" ad" "A". Si.es---Hydrant, Iiy. Glen; coupling,. f ]Bath; second: coup-.::: ling, W. Darwin; branch,' A. .Browning;r, . pole and assist, HIugh Gln ; polo and se~ond:i : branleh, D. Heuston. Champion Fours.-Hydrant, Hy. Glen; coupling, JI. Bath; brarnch, W. ]Darwin;: pole, Huelh Glen. Hose and Ladder Practice (eight men)-. Hydrant, W. Reed; coupling, H. Bath; pole, A. Matthews and A. Browning; foot, Hugh Glen; assist, W. Darwin and D. H:oIuston; ladder, Hy. Glen. :: Disabled Hose for six men.-Plug and,; second coupling, , Hy. Glen; hydrant, VW. Reed; first coupling, I- H. Bath; first branch, - :. WV. 'Darwin; pole and assist, D. Ileuston and Hugh Glen. One Man Disabled I-losc.--A. Browning.: Reel Race.-Hugh and BHenry Glen. Ladder Race.-Henry G·len and D. Heusr....
KOONDROOK. 26th February. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 3 March 1914
- KOONDROOK. 26th February Ml-r. Joseph Kerr, of Kooihdrook. has es.: ·tablished cement brick-making wordks ?d? :.joir:ing ?his timber yard. Cement bricks a1i'o nn good demand lozally, and several re'si-. 'dcerces and shops are. i course of creetion. at present. There is every idication'fiif a further demanid being made for- :the: bricks.
MACORNA. Mead, 28th February. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 3 March 1914
* MACORNA. SMead, 28th Februar. : ., A trip through tlue Mead district at :thoe:' present ttime is well worth the trouble. Oni almn'ost every side finue croiis of maize and liicerne meet the eye. In the vicinity of Mr. J. M'Dcnald's orchard a large gang of men is employed by the Water Com mlission on the drainage scheme. Along ?hliat is known as Leit:h's Creek a chan . nel sone, four fect- deep is being made. In thelse channels at present there is almost Salways a eontinual trickle of water, show ing tht the schemeo is p.'acticable. About two miies ifutrther north a gang of sdoop teams is employed forming a channel right throu?hl the barr Creek, whence it is hoeed natural drainageo will follow. Leitch's Cre?k is what may be called a blind creek. Some t]hree years ago'this land was the most fertile in the district. Now prae tically thle whole bed and banksr are ..laid. i.?:?? waste through salt, A thorough inspec-:: tion along thlis creek by membera of tihe comnission and mcmbers of'...
MALDON. 26th February. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 3 March 1914
VJALDON. 26th February. Mr. M. B. Bryant, of the Cairn OCrrar Eetate, Baringhup, whilst driving intc Maldon on Wednesday night, was throwi out of his gig on the road through .th wheel striking a stump on the track. Witl the exception of a- few bruises he escapec ii jury. - The riight to the publican's booth in ccie nection with the Malkon St. Patricks, Dfa:, sports has been purchased ,by Mr. Dorrity bof. Bc dicio, for. .20. .The offers for- tih .booth at,the Eddington races did not reacd the reserve Mr. lHarridge, of Baringlup purchased. the right, of the booth for ithi Baringhlup i-aces on 20th March for ,£710] ' At the monthly meeting of the , loca: Sschool comnittee it was: resolved to wr.ite to the Director of Education, asking that A .:ookingy class be establisbed" at the Mal ;ion . S oato clhool, where the average at - tendace: is over 500 daily. S28th February., SiMuch indignation is, ;expressed. here :-al Sthe wavnt of. energy shown by the: cominisj sion8rs in, regard to .th...
MARONG. 27th February. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 3 March 1914
MARONG. 27th Februairy. :The d..e awingr in 'connectiqn with arn, art u:. ion ·fdor ':, pig doinated- to: the Ma~rong R.IC spbrts :by Mi; Jamnies Chliarleswortlih;- of: Bullock' Cicek,; took place in: :the Pubilicd :Hall n::d :Thursday evening a-nd:iestiiltcd :.:in: Mtrs. P ::.orhin, of -Wilson's fHill, w:in sirg i-he prize.
COUNTRY STOCK SALES. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 3 March 1914
COUNTRY STOCK SALES. MIessrs. Mlason Tros. report yarding 80 head of cattle fir' Friday's sale at Rochester, con sisting chiefly of young heifers and steers. with a small penning of fats and a few odd dtiry cows. and we made almost a clearance, at following quotations:-Fat cows, £5/14/. £5. £4/19/. £4: fat heifers. £4, £3/17/6, £3/ 3/: fat bullock,. £6. £5/i15/, £4/10/; dairy _wp,;-86/10,-; £6/5/, £4/10 .
LAND SALES. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 3 March 1914
LANDI SALES. Messrs. Mason Bros. report having offered at the Rochester cattle sale on Thursday last 600 acres of wheat land at Parkes Plains, ac. Mr. Jas. Brady. Bidding at auction reach ed £4/15/ per acre, which was below owner's reserve. A sale was subsequently arrang ed at an advance on above figure. Mr. J. Power being the purchaser. On the same occasion we offered Mr. L. Walsh's well-known farm of 213 acres near Rochester. Bidding for this was not as animated as might rea sonably have been expected, considering the many advantagcs of the property, and on the price reaching £13/10/ per acre the farm was passed in for private sale. A number of building blocks at Rochester East were also offered ae. Mrs. Juffs, but we were not suc cessful in effecting any sales on account of this vendor. Messrs. Mason Bros. and Spencer, Vains and Co. report having offered the farm of 360 acres, belonging to the estate of the late Mr. John O'Brien, and' situated at Diggorra. At auction the property...
WHEAT AND CEREAL MARKET, ETC. Bendigo, 2nd March. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 3 March 1914
WI-IEAT .AND CEREAL MARKET. ETC. B.. endigo, 2nd March. An aoll-ro'nd .advanco in wheat and mill. ?.igg jod iog te •.eg f.at..O . . .o day's opefatinns. Wheat A9'l, & ? ar vance of l1d per bushei, bringing thi 4u6tis 'I" to 31/7k per bushel locali', The i' iiN duWi .fr-t? improvement in the metsopolitfli Apl l, Eur6)>r f )f )It?kets, owing to the ex . odf. ~shoMag odf ,; rain in Iidia and the AgMWitb,' dbu-lt - witi t!h poor quality of the Russiath' wlhc-.- -n- sympa1?y with the increase in wheat, fCi'" Arin firifi?4 5/ vr ton, and a similar advanc& tins faken- p?S. in the quotation for bran and 6llavd, h E6i respective prices of these products b?ihi: lour, £8/15/ per ton, and bran and p6il ILW', #i/5/ per ton. Tlh market closed firm, and i-;c;', i.' eerv Hikelihood of a further ad vance Im ?ie-. N, q. .i few days. The hay market was quclnt i i -T iia'll, supplies. Car men potatoes have di '.t-. li'r?ll, but pink eyes are steady. Onions tija n; io? ca~ e. .We quot...
BENDIGO HORSE MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 3 March 1914
BFENDIrO IlZOP.RAE 1A'ffKIfr. Mi :'irs. Spencer, Vins aid Co.. iepr.: We held our wcekldy sale at our baaru ri Sc.turday, when :t splnndid yarding of h6ibs camo forward. includin consignmecnts from Wcdderburn, Kelang, Elnore and Quambha took. The qu::lity of the yt.rding was of a much hi hcr stwmdard t.hn, of late and pro bably this accounted for t:e successful sol. that resulted. .The attendance was good and bidding fairly brisk, especially for any at tractive aninuls. We sold the first truck of handy draughts without a break and right throughout the snale the 'demand was sus :tained, resulting in a good clearance. The ]3lrnoro conaignmont r,?lised £15 for light horses and to £13/10/ for ponties. Quotations: -Draught geldines, £16. £18. £25, £27 to £32: draturht i' "res, ?.16/15/ to £25 to £31: delivery horse., £12t £16 to £17: hugLy sorts ia-cnd necks, £12. £13/10,, t· £15; ponies, £6/ 10/. £101101, '£13/10/ to £14; nondtescripts at lower money. Sales were made for G. IH. i3aidwel...
EAGLEHAWK. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 3 March 1914
EAGLEHliWK. At the meeting of tile Eagilhawk Druids on Ti~sday night, Bro. T. R.ichards:was iihstakilled as District President of t!he: No. 10 District. The installation cciemlony wav; performed by IDro. Williams, ,f the Quartrorolis Lodge, Visitors w':e ipresent from the Sandhurst Lodge, which was re presented by Bros. Joluhnson, A.D.; Pearce, secretarv; Hubbard, Jose, Enever, and Hlamilton, and Bros. Stowell and Payne, A.D., representing Quaittopolis Lcd~. A social gathcring was subscq ntlny aeld. The q'uarterly meeting of St. Liborius's branch H.A.C.1".S. was hell on :Tuesday nigh t, the pres?i3dcn (:ro. W. Casey'y in t?he chair. .An fcei:al visit; wa\ p'iid. by thfl District Presiodent. 13 1 . .J T reai.o, other officers pres?NJt beir B.tiros "'. tTh?)ufi (prrisidehit), W. Genron (ia"st pr:esident), and A. E. Owens (a.istant receret~iry) of St. -]lian's branch. Bro. .T. Moroni wa% presoened with a hlandsome illumi:atd pas~' president's certificate,-and Bro. J. Don nellai with a ...
BENDIGO STOCK MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 3 March 1914
B3ENDIGO STOCK MARKET. About 3000 sheep were penned for yester 4?v's . cal market, this being an increaseda stlW, e'.. tmpared with the yarding of last week. . .', 9ility generally was only mode rate, the sh&2 ? i .in chiefly of mediuz and .ef' t trmied so ~n, ,?.* fair percentage of ,JixPra , . c.. i.c t.he supply an, q .'a;?fl' .tAFac t ~ ? . ,wri- i' tla 6 j?)e)ssmage oclh pens O 'r?:rno.es . r "~~o~ di t[.i- rl ,-?. ,. hr. was a gG'2 fi?'dei? ~h6f l~of tal' awif 'lutide trade *buyers, annr o fdllJurWi' " ;r:·t firms were also representeu. .Al1 tlhv best sheep were nuiekly do &,pil 'r;tc'ly. .nd althou:h prices were not as god~ ; 1.. i'f strong rates prevailing last week, still .ill tI. ·~ .sIheep sold remarkably well. 'lhe middling dea?%ic 7tin that remained over for auction showedl a slh lb decrease in prices, in keeping w~ith the decline i?' h. p rivate sales. A few lots of store sheep ,?4W' loewarld, and these met with mudh better co'i'til trj ficm outside blu...
NANNEELLA. 25th February. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 3 March 1914
, NANNEELLA. : ,i 25thl Febl rary; ir.The police have booe: investigatiiing, a dis eraceful icase of, vandilism. i on thed comi plaint pf Superuisor Roy On goingm to take p?isessioii- of the~i. block rec"ently vyacated .b7 Settler William; Beniison,: lie foundtil; h Shouise terrib'l daaniaed'. The wThidows, I:id been smashed friti the -inside ia:nd :the: h lininigs tornid6wnTi' The ?hlcla is ' ? iport"d Sto ]have Ibeen iall riliht .when the:i Bdnnlsoi ;family left:. £Thc 'poliede ?rci at- a loss gto account 'fdri, e -daine,. wvhichi. . lainly: Snot ;tho. wortk of school cdlildrci?.o :
KERANG PIG MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 3 March 1914
RERANG. P[G MARKET. Mruses? Andi~row'8.1 MaiiFr nd ;Co. i~epobt hard mng held their forbriitihl.v .~;le~:f pigs and poultry at theni hazaanc, Ki(eris. :oisf 27ts February, for whlich a good supply &lt;,'? b?h fat and store pigs came to hand. Fat pigs met. wich keeni oJmriptition. and sold at pr'ices cqw-d to best late ratee. Stores opened firmn, but. .t the closo of the .ale were ,, shade easier thin the previous marklet. We yarded 45 fats and 38 store:, which sold as follws: -Fats.-Prime batconers, £4. £4/5/6 tip.£4/~8; .lightweight b.".concre:, £3i12/ to -£3/ 818 ir pot* i.2/. to (Ci 8/ .'orei -Best stares, £1/15/ to. - 2t5/u.; 1. as, ~il4/1O/ ..o £1/ J>86;, . Arnall >igs, . £i/2p j-ou1ltrv.-±vri'v hens, 3/ to 4/6:.; obblers 7.
CLEARING SALE. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 3 March 1914
CLE A ING.8ALE- . 4 0 >>i ~Messrs. Mason Bros. conducted a:clearing saleon Tuesday last on. account of MIr. George Jack. at. Naaceella Seuth. The a:oendanco was good; and. a? M Jaok!s plant of ma?hinery etc., wai in good oTt;,i.veythi sold well to a brisk demand at very satffl,6;.' 6,.itj/d eW.. .he horses realised about average p'ice., $i., nothing sensational can be quoted. The fol lowing are some of the principal quotations: -Waggon, 31i; dray, £13 gig, £9/10/; bIggy £18, dise cultivator £14/156 ; roller, ?w~f;ow?., ?6/10/; harrows, £4/2/6; £8;. biilk an . t .lj h ied crossbred ewus,* 17jif 0 w bII2ICg 1.7/6,. £3/7/6.n £3115/; eifeirs, ,A - i06 of harness and furniture at satisfactoy pn at
RAYWOOD. 25th February. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 3 March 1914
RAYWOOD. 25th Fcbrtuarv. A.rthur 13Brown, soft of MIr. Pahi Brow; , a well-known resident of .eilboro~gh .Noith, :.hadra, narrow c~,aveo from a seriouis acc-. de;t : esterdty. fe hadnd been shlooting tbiridls ?with .a mu'zzle-ioadin:g gun, and wuIA 2.bonit to places the gi-u on the verandiah 'whilst he watered .tho gardeen, when the Sweapon stdcdenly expclod'ed The muzzle was poinitin., in an upward, direction, and the !owrr portion of ,Brown's fiac nnd one ·eyewerie scorched, whilst several cts weri6 caused: on hia foreheid by the shot, ,l'?ih ie peplpered th? roof of the veraidah. Dr. Catford, who dressed tho injuries, states • that the young man had a very narrow o:scape. No serious consequences are an Sticipated.
FARM AND DAIRY PRODUCE MARKET. Bendigo, 28th February. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 3 March 1914
FARM AND DAIRY PRODUCE MARKET. Icet)digo. 2th Fetibruar;. . . flie n ool \6wilthey wtWily 6 hn week f'adi it.: b'eftli. qutififf bdittr ,Lbi ng IFkdfieild fre$ Ii Uih irittisein ;4adtotii 6 but toiyafds the dlOAO la ·itaramr condl;, ~ns'0rff'1/. f d,i .fJ?:m a?.Flfed, and matny Jots. iri'id,.in poi : cp'e i ~i ,, T'J, rise of Id per lb.' which was .,~;kie i t 4r. i take place abouf AMondaiy la's diad no; t.i4 Pthle,:but1 it is confidently anticip~u If. ts t early in .the conming week?.prices wivll nadvaiac. oPoj pnuy,r Primne Gplpsland faptoly .btitlcr ?slt.. Atl/ t; 1.O, land primne, northe':i coni\ aianmedts dat iry Ap 1/ ! 6 : 5 lf fj. lb 6006!l flutte~f ~iltflti af to~~1: d *p;er ~ and dairy butter at 9d toi ,01 0?kr ,f,; ?,4 heated. and out-of-condition, lots 1ower. , r.d demand for eggs wVas active ,,owvig to tho Lenten season, and guaranteed line', r:ealii4 1.ldd.to 12id per .dozen. Mixed .lots sold at. Ow.. rates; .Cheese was we'i siipliei, and" sim at b rawid er? ie reqqest...
PRICE OF BUTTER INCREASED. Melbourne, 28th February. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 3 March 1914
PRICE OF BU...T. R IN-? " S.. ". Melbourne,.28&h 'cbhtiary. i:.From ~Monday next thL wlholesale sbller'~.? butter will charge another ld per .l .. :makl ing tha ~'holesale. price of choice . butter'* ]/2. This will .mean that the retail price will be Id.yanged next week. from 1/3 to 1/4 for best i:t-tf. Alread. bluainecss has been transacted on the increa?ed ?hi~~de. Pi, owing to sellers being short of chui?" Ufter s a re sult of the heat wave.