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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Trafalgar and Yarragon Times — 25 September 1914
JMotico of Removal E. «J. Walsh, (LATE F TJRNER), BOOT MAKER, &c., DBSIKE3 to notify the residents of Tit A K aLG A Li and district that he is removing to promises— Opposite the Public Kail. Hand Sewn work a Spacialir.y. All orders, letters, and parcels punctually attended to. A F. WITHAM FARM SALESMAN, Estate, Insurance & Financial Agent. DANDENONG Rents Collected. Auction Sales Arranged. Valuations Made ffl— Suits Under-eloth ing, Trousers Corsets Ovor-Coats Hosiory Leave Your Next Suit to Measure I WITH @ New Season's Patterns. p lowest Cut Prices. S' Dj 11 LI ci ItR-tVi llEi LI Ll Li Li LlETETIn Li Li Li LI Li Ll LI li a Li Li li Li LI K 1-H Hats, Boots: Shirts Shoes Ties Glass-Ware "Uneasy lies the head that wears a Crown — Persons wearing my Crowns and Gold Teeth, ^ Look Well, Eat Well and Feel Well. Many Artifical Teeth never move in the mouth—Teeth made by me Never Move Anywhere Else. Expert Extracting. Known throughout Gippsland as the Square Deal Dentist. M...
Yarragon [Newspaper Article] — Trafalgar and Yarragon Times — 25 September 1914
Y arragon Mr E. Nicholls of Yarragon, has been selected by the P.L.C. to stand in the labor interests and is opposing the present member, Mr Barnes, for the division of Walhalla. Mr Nicholls intends opening his elec tioneering campaign shortly by ad dressing a me'eting at Yarragon on Saturday evening nexb. (to-morrow) During this year's football season, Mr Hellman of the National Mu tual Life Assurance Society, donated a gold medal for the most improved player which was won by Mr Colin Campbell. Another donated by Mr J. Gleeson lor the best all-round player, was won by the old star, Dick Beal. The awards met with the approval of the players and supporters. Lovers ot humor will be well catered for next Wednesday evening 30th September, at Yarra«on, when the Yarragon Amateur Dramatic Co. wiil appear in that extremely laugh ab e com dy " The Prjvate Secret ary" by Charles ^awtrey. The company appeared some time ago, and rendered " Caste" in a very able manner, and it is with keen in te...
Presentation to Mr and Mrs A. H. Scott. [Newspaper Article] — Trafalgar and Yarragon Times — 25 September 1914
Presentation to Mr and Mrs A. H. Scott. On Thursday evening, 10th inat, the members of the Methodist church choir, entertained Mr and Mrs A.H. Scott at supper, at the residence of Mr and Mrs George Brown, making it an occasion to tender a tangible recognitation of their good will to wards him and marked appreciation of his service as choir master. On their behalf, Mr McRae presented Mr and Mrs b'cott wi h a handsome sil ver cake basket, suitably inscribed. He spoke of the benefit that Mr Scott had been to the choir and how it progressed under his able baton. In a happy way he welcomed Mrs Scott and said he had had the pleas ure of knowing her before Mr Scott had, (laughter) ; he told her not to worry if her cake was not too good as it would taste better after being in this lovely cake basket. Mrs W. H. Green was then called on to speak. She wished to thank -Mr Scott, not only for his kindness and abitity in conducting the church choir, but on his willingness as a citizen and band-ma...
CORRESPONDENCE. [Newspaper Article] — Trafalgar and Yarragon Times — 25 September 1914
CORRESPONDENCE. T. S. Campbell Yarragon, stating, that, owing to water from drain on Hann'a road overflowing, several acres of the land oconpied by him are repeatedly flooded dming winter, due to the condition of the drain through Mr Trickey's. He offered to clean out the drain for 2a per chain.—Engineer to report. Jaa. Armour, Darnum, drawing at tention to the valuation placed by the shire on property numbered 1531 in the Rate Book (West Riding), trust estate of John B. Armour, of which he was one of the executors.—Re» duction of one-half next year. P. Byrne, Sunny Creek, drawing attention to the bad state of the road on the Bullock Track, owing to the shifting of the pipe-culvert some time ago. By the removal of this culvert the council had sent all the storm-water over his paddock, which caused considerable damage.— See motion. G. H. Murray, inviting attention to the drain at Dowton's corner—on the road to his place—which was in a very daugerous condition. The writer also called ...
Correspondence. A Standing Monument to Laber Government. To the Editor. [Newspaper Article] — Trafalgar and Yarragon Times — 25 September 1914
Correspondence. A Standing Monument to Ltb«r Government. To the Editor. Sir,—Ab a special meeting of the Narracan Shire Council is to be held on Monday next, I would commend to their notice for consideration a a circular received frooi the Gover nor of the Commonwealth Bank, wherein an offer was made to lend money to the counsil it' they require any financial assistance. I would suggest that inquires be made re the terms of the Bank, aud if any saving can be made that the whole of the liabilities of the council ba submitted to the Governor for his consideration, Further, I might suggest that a con ference of the whole of Gippsland shires be convened through our council, and if the whole of the shires be induced to come in line with the proposal, no doubt most satisfactory terms could be obtained through the foregoing institution. Let it be remembered that we are all shareholders in the Common wealth Bank, therefore in loyality to the Bank it behoves us to support it. I may mention t...
Men and Lads for Farm Work [Newspaper Article] — Trafalgar and Yarragon Times — 25 September 1914
Men and Lads for Farm Work The steamer " Themistocles " which is expected to arrive in Mel bourne about the beginning of Oc tober, is bringing to Victoria a party of seventy men and one hundred and seventy lads, whom it is desirous to place in country districts as soon as possible after their arrival. . The Immigration Bureau, 555 Flinders Street, Melbojrne, is desir ous of receiving information from any farmer or other country employ er who' may be in need of labor. Owing to the dry conditions which are being experienced in the North ern parts'of the state, it is recognis ed that the demand for farm labor is, under present circumstances, not nearly so great as would be the case under ordinary circumstances, but it is hoped that all employers who may have any vacancies, or who may have opportunities of placing men in any way, will loosn no time in sending in the necessary advice.
Yarragon Gun Club. SEASON OPENED. [Newspaper Article] — Trafalgar and Yarragon Times — 25 September 1914
Yarragon Gun Club. SEASON OPENED. The Yarragon Club opened its sea son with a very successful shoot on the 16fch, and although the weather was perfect there was a naBty incom ing 'wind which made shooting some what difficult. Clay bird shooting was introduced for the first time, Messrs Dalgety & Co. putting in three traps for the UBe of the club. This branch of the sport is almost sure to take on here. The club championship (sparrows) was shot off and resulted in a win for the popular Yarragon shot—H. PolaD, with 11 12 kills. The com petition was 10 birds from 23 yards rise. He used a Needham gun and Empire cartridges and after divid ing the sweep with R. Harkin, 10-12 of Trafalgar, he secured the honour and the attached trophy. Other events resulted as follows : —Sweepstakes (starlings) 1, Gum ming and Polan, 5 kills ; 2, Traf. and J. Allen 9 kills ; 3, Camming and Polan 3 kills ; 4 Cumming and Polan 2 kills. The last two sweeps were shot from 3 yds behind heps. Clay Birds—...
No title [Newspaper Article] — Trafalgar and Yarragon Times — 25 September 1914
A good attendance is expected at the Patriotic Billiard match on Thursday evening next, whioh takes place at the Criterion Hotel. At Yarragon on the following Monday, the accommodation promises to he severely taxed. The booking at the local railway •tat ion was particularly heavy dur ing the early part ol the week, dne to th« rush of Show visitors to the oity. Realising the weakness of the pres ent defence system, the Defence authorities are likely to institute drill for Rifle Clubs at an early date. Some years ago, members of the local club volunteered to drill. For some unknown reason their offer has neither been accepted or rejected by the department. . Mr J. Trembath, Dentist will visit Thorpdale on Saturday, Octob* er 10th, and may be consulted at the Coffee Palace. Donations of Eggs are still being re ceived at the Factory for the Expedition ary force. Fifty dozen were despatched on Tuesday. The manager hopes to have another consignment for next week. The Trafalgar Batter Fact...
BARLEY EXPERIMENTS. Work in England. [Newspaper Article] — Trafalgar and Yarragon Times — 25 September 1914
BARLEY EXPERIMENTS. Work in England. • Described byi a Visitor. Interesting and important research es in connection with, the breeding of barley have been carried on in Eng land for many years, with notable re sults. Mr. A. S. Beaven, who is con ducting the experiments, was one of the visitors to these parts to the ses sions of the British. Science Associa tion. He stated that he began his investi gations in 1892, in conjunction with Dr. J. M. H. Munro, who then was as sociated with the College of Agricul ture at Downton, one of the earliest agricultural colleges established in Kngland. He also worked in conjunc tion with the Rothamstead Agricul tural Station, which was established to decide the factors that affected the quality of barley. Later on, with Pro fessor Biffen, of .Cambridge, he con uucted researches into problems deal ing with plant-breeding, especially with a view to selecting and breeding more productive races of cereals.. While he was-engaged in this work, Mendel's t...
COUNCIL NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Trafalgar and Yarragon Times — 25 September 1914
COUNCIL NOTES. At the Presidential dinner on Mon day, Cr. Branigan (who was elected President) received the congratulat ions of the company in a cheerful and dignified manner. Everyone appeared to be imbued with social and patriotic feelings,—in fact, BOme of the Councillors were "bubbling over" with vocal proclivifcieB, as every toast submitted was received with musical honors. The Shire Engineer Mr Thompson, in responding to the toast of the Army, traced the achieve ments of the Britishers for past centuries, and seemed disappointed at not being chosen to accompany the Australiaus to the front. Mr G. Bucldeton—in supporting the toast;' claimed that tbis part of the Empire Had won the admiration of the wide would for what we had accomplished in our Defence system in such a brief period. He was proud to say lie belonged to the party (Labor) that had brought to a practical issue such &lt;i tiiumph. He hoped our cubs WOU[d have an opportunity of show ing the "mettle of their p...
PREPARATION OF TALLOW FOR MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Trafalgar and Yarragon Times — 25 September 1914
! PREPARATION OF TALLOW FOR , MARKET. Cleanliness should be the predom inating feature in preparing tallow for market. This is essential, in the first place, to secure a good color, and the fat should not be allowed to go rancid. The tallow should be stirred in the casks as it is poured in, as this will ensure a thorough mixing of the oils and solids. Generally speaking, it is customary to boil the fat for about six hours, and care has to be taken to avoid streaks of dust or dregs. The casks must be weighed before filling and the weight marked on the head. Then, after filling it is necessary to mark the gross weight of cask and tallow, and also the brand 1 and number. It is always advisable I to use sound casks, either new or good secondhand, and to see that all the hoops are tightly driven, also that nails are driven through the hoops. The custom of selling tallow by auction may not be well known. Samples are drawn in the selling brokers stores, and those of each lot placed on a sm...
Why He Hated War. [Newspaper Article] — Trafalgar and Yarragon Times — 25 September 1914
Why He Hated War. '"War," cried the old gentleman in the -Pugs bury Arms smoking room, "is a curse and a disgrace.. ; War," he continued, thumping the table with his list, "'is an abomina tion and a blot on civilisation! The very name of war," he shouted, sweeping two glasses and a pint pot off the board in his excitement—"the vcrv name of war is enough to make a decent, respectable man go and 'ang hisself out of pure disgust!" | / Having thus delivered himself, he rose and left the room, his fine old , face showing signs of strong emo tion. "Gentleman seems to feel rather deeply 011 the subject," said a com mercial traveller, who had been listening to his' remarks. "He do," assented one of the natives. "Has he lost some near relative through the war?" inquired the. commercial. "He 'ave," replied the other, oracu larly. "Who was it?" asked the querist. "'Is wife's first husband!" was the reply.'
REARING CALVES. [Newspaper Article] — Trafalgar and Yarragon Times — 25 September 1914
REARING CALVES. A noted Jersey breeder and impor ter, in giving his opinion on the rear ing of calves, says that the calf that is fed lots of whole milk and rich grains, while it looks good and is mak ing the growth so much desired by the progressive owner, will invariably lay on excessive flesh, develop a thick neck, heavy dewlap, coarse bones, and a heavy hide. On the other hand, the scrawny calf, with a pot-belly, while it does not show up well in the show ing, is the one that gets admiration when it comes into milk. It has been his observation that calves that suffer from scours arc in variably the ones that give a good ac count of themselves when matiiie.l, for the simple reason that in trying to check the bowel trouble he feeds b-t a light grain ration, and the milk en does not contain much butter-fac. Most dairymen work for thrift and growth, but where is the experienced dairyman who has not observed that the suffering, pot-bellied, skim-milk fed calf often turns out. to be a...
Why He Played It. [Newspaper Article] — Trafalgar and Yarragon Times — 25 September 1914
Why He Played It. _ Some years ago the Oldham Am.-i- > teurs were producing one of Han- i del's oratorios, under the personal J tuition and conductorship of the lace . Charles Halle. Among the orchestra was the famous and gigantic bassoon player, George Seel, of Ashton under-Lyne. At the final rehearsal Halle went to George and, indicat- I ing several 'bars for the' bassoon, told him not to play them on the nigiit of the performance. George was in wardly boiling with indignation, but said nothing. On the night of the performance George played the banned music. When the affair was over Halle went up to Seel in a great rage, and, pointing to the notes, said:— "I told you to leave that out, didn't I?" "Aye, you did,"^said George, "but Handel towd me to put it in, and he were a better judge than you I"
Evened Up. [Newspaper Article] — Trafalgar and Yarragon Times — 25 September 1914
Evened Up. "Before I agree to undertake your defence," said the eminent criminal lawyer who had 'been called in, "you will have to be perfectly frank with me and tell me the whole truth. Did you embezzle the twenty thousand pounds you are accused of having taken?" "Yes, sir," replied the accused man. "I'll not attempt to conceal the fact from you. I stole every penny of it." "How much of it have you still?" "It's all gone but about a couple of guineas." "Young 'man," said the eminent lawyer, buttoning his coat about him and putting on his gloves, "you d better plead guilty and. throw your self on the mercy of the Court." "I'll do it if you say so, sir. What arc you going to charge me for the advice?" "Two guineas." It takes a good deal of grief to kill a woman after she has got a dia mond necklace.
Heroic But Effectual. [Newspaper Article] — Trafalgar and Yarragon Times — 25 September 1914
Heroic But Effectual. "Doctor," said the young m in about town, "I want you to tell me \vhat to do to cut;e myself of smok ing. I've ^worn off a dozen times, but it does 110 good. I'm a nervous wreck." "Why do you come to me for aii vice, young chap? The only way t > stop smoking is to give it up, aiui you can't do that. You lack the will power." "Think so?" "I know it. I'll bet you live pounds on it—and leave it to you." "It's a "bet, doc. Good morning.'' "Good morning." Several months later:— "Doc. I've come to break it to you, I gently that you don't know it all. 1 have cured myself of the habit of smoking." "Sure of that?" "Absolutely. I haven't smoked a cigar, pipe, or . cigarette in three months. I've lost all desire for the weed." "That's good!" "Yes; and you owe me just five pounds. Remember our Iittie wager?" "I do. You win. But my bill is live guineas. You owe me live -shil lings, young chap. . . . Thanks. Good morning." "I presume, you carry a memento of some sort in t...