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The Bluff Causeway. DEPUTATION TO THE SHIRE COUNCIL. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 14 August 1914
The Bluff Causeway. DEPUTATION TO THE SHIRE COUNCIL. On Wednesday afternoon, Messrs J. J. Dove, W. Little, A. Paulet, and G. Archbold, of Tyers, waited on the local shire council, and asked that the Bluff causeway should &nbsp; be re-built. Councillor Clarke introduced the deputation. &nbsp; Mr. J. J. Dove said the old causeway had outlived its usefulness and a new structure was required. &nbsp; It should be built higher &nbsp; than the old one, so as to allow the flood water to flow under it. The president: Is it past repair? &nbsp; Mr. Dove: I think so, as the logs are rotten. It is dangerous now. Mr. Paulet also said that a more substantial structure was required, and that it should be built several feet higher. The heavy timber for a new bridge could be obtained in the neighborhood within a mile of the present structure. The government would probably give a &nbsp; grant towards the cost. Mr. W.. Little said that itwas not advisable...
THE TELEPHONE. TRARALGON EXCHANGE. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 18 August 1914
THE TELEPHONE. TRARALGON EXCHANOGE. a Dr Hagerauer a Dr. McLean j Mr. Challman 4 T. B. Little & Co. 5 Christensen& Bawdei 6 G. H. Marsh" 7 Layton Brol. 8 L. Lay 9 W. A. Clark to THE JOURNAL (W. Chappell). ix Whittaker Bros. 12 J. English 13 Shire Hall [4 J. D. Campbell '5 J S. Milligan 16 Robert Farmer 17 Nurse Miller x8 Gippsland Trading Coy. 19 F. L. Grubb, jnr. 2o Mathieson and Davis 2! P. Dunbar 22 Co-operative Store 23 T. G Cobbledicli 24 T. H, Row 25 Serjeant and Bruce 26 A. M'Lean and Co. 27 G. H. Monds 28 Grand Junction Hotel 29 Railway Station o30 Savings Bank. 31 Butter Factory 32 Police Station. 33 National Bank 34 Pentland and Canfield. 35 C. E. Clarke. 36 Clerk of Courts 37 " The Record" (J W. Guest). 38 A. J. Trood. 39 F. Peiper 4o F. Grubb 41. J. Robinson. 42 R. F. Webb 43. W. Christensen and Co. 44. R. Widdis. 45. Rev. W..J. T. Pay. 46 Picone 47 W. M'Donald i8 H. Campbell .9
TELEPHONE TRUNK LINE RATES. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 18 August 1914
TELEPHONE ThUNK LINE RATES. 8 mm. each add. 3 min Miorwell ... 2d ... 2d Gleagarry ... 2d ... 2d Toongabbie ... 2d ... 2d ,Moe ... 3d ... 3d Cowwarr ... 3d ... 3d Rosedale ... 3d ... 3d Flynn's:Crdek 3d ... 3d Trafalgar ... 4d ... 3d Yarragon .. 6d ... 5d Sale ' ... 6d ... 5d Walhalla ... 6d ... Maffra ... 8d ... 64 Heyfield ... 8d ... 6d Newry ... 8d ... 6d Tinamba ... 8d ... 6d Warragul ... 8d ... Id Yarram ... 1/4 ... 1/
FOOTBALL. TOONGABBIE v. GLENGARRY. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 18 August 1914
FOOTBALU I TOONGABBIE v. GLENGARRY. Glengarry defeated Toongabbie at Toongabbie on Saturday by 65 points to 30. The match created a good deal ot interest, and was watched by ; good crowd ot spec tators. Up to half time things were very even, but then the vi sitors forged ahead, and won easily Toongabbie lost the services of their best man, Alderson, who re ceived an injury to his leg, and he was of little use to his side for the remainder of the last half of the game. Jordan, of Sale, umpired the match in an efficient manner.
A FRIEND OF MAN. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 18 August 1914
A.FRIEND OF iviAN. Many travellers have brought back Ifronl Soiuh .Africa ;ustoniifti.lig sto:ri' of the intelligcence and Tunuiiig of thi little 'honey-bird, wh"ich guides m,,n faithfully to the nests of the wald bees. Some of them are a little hanr to believe, but the united testi:i~nv :.f s.o many coumpetent o.servers nmati it certainl that in .essentials the repors are true. An interesting accounit ,r the bird is given by a correspondcnt of "Forest and Stream"- "A hunter or traveller at times w;ili be astonished by the antics f tih:j intelligent little bird, which nalights the twig of a treon;.a&lt;.ciras ip:-e. . ly with a shrflhnote.. if i6u move to wards Ib the noisy little creature wi1l make a slow flight to a tree near andi continues its chirping- follow it agail snd the- same performance is goii, through. Return to the camp, and thh bird will follow you, always making the same noise to attract your atten tion, and will patiently stay, often an hour and a half, tryi...
THE THIEF ABROAD. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 18 August 1914
THE THIEF ABROAB. Residents of Trara!gon will need to keep a sharp look out for their property, as there appears to be an invasion of petty thief. The other night Mr. WV. Thomas', tailor, closed his shop door, leaving the key in it, in order to go down the ,street for a few minutes. ,When he came back he knissed a box of ties. and a pair of trousers. The ties have been found. The trousers are still missing. A week or two ago Mrs. Chaundy missed a purse con taining money, and it has not been recovered. On Friday mnight last Mrs. Macfarlane left a hand bag on the bed in her room, while she went outside. On returning, it had disappeared. The bag con tained a number of Gipps'and Tra ding Co. dockets, amongst ,whicd was a ;£5 note. 'In a small purse were three sovereigns and some silver. On Sunday the dockets were found in Mr. J. Rogers' stable They were partly burnt, and among them was the missing tC5 note, also partly burnt, but the number, name of the bank, and value were legible, and...
THE TRUTH ABOUT COWS. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 18 August 1914
THE TRUTH ABOUT COWS. Some time ago a schoolmaster in a country school asked his,pupils to write an essay on cows. IHere is the "effort" of a farmer's son: The cow is a no-bull and kine-heart ed creature. The man who looks after cows is called a cowherd, but he is no cow ard who looks after cows. Cowes has a regatta every year; yet the cow is not a nautical animal. It is not true that she steers with her adders. - It is reported that the cow sat at the head of the table in the Ark (so say the ark-cow-ologilsts), because ste was the only anirmal that could calv. The cow is a 3oo'1 mother, and wi!l look calf-ter her c"alf. Cows rarely ride in carriages, but a fine calf has frequently been seen de scending from a tramcar. Cows exist by means of the oxygen in the atm3sphere (I got this from a professor at Oxford). By the cow is the milk made. I know this because I have often seen the milimoid by the cow. The cow has been introduced into song. There is an old song called "The Soldier's S...
TOONGABBIE. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 18 August 1914
TOONGABBIE. An .cnthusiastic meeting of tile Toongabbie residents was held itv the mechanics' hall on Wednes day evening, with the object of starting a patriotic fund, and a4 branch of the Lady Mayoress' pat-. riotic league, to provide garments and other comforts for the sol-. diers of the Australian expedition ary forces. Councillor Henderson presided, and Mr. J. D. Sheridan was ap pointed hon. secretary and trea surer. A fund was opened, and a rea'dy response was met with, as the sum of )13 1ls was collected in the hall in a few minutes. Mesdames King, Ellissmith, Sheridan and Semnmens were ap pointed a ladies' committee, and a sum of money was allotted to them for the purpose of purchas ing material for the making up of garments, etc., by the ladies and school girls. Messrs. W. And F. Heywood were appointed collectors for theo district. The' meeting closed with 'the singing of the National Anthem.
Federal Politics. MR KENNEDY SMITH AT TRARALGON. SOME CROSS FIRING. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 18 August 1914
- Federal Politics. SMR KENNEDY SMITH AT TRARALGON. SOME CROSS FIRING. Mr. J. T. Packer and Mt..Ken nedy Smith, of the Liberal Work ers' Institute, iMelbourne, had beeen announced to speak or "' The True Case for Labor," in the mechanics' inistitute, Traralgon, on \TWednesday evening last, but Mr. Packer was detainid in Melbourne, in connec tibri with the formation of a riflec club in c6iinectiojf wTih the insti tute. Mr. K.enniedy Smith took the'subject himself. Councillor E. S. Whittakers, president of the thec shire, presided. iThle speaker said that much of the ititerest had been taken out of the campaign by the war. The war had robbed the political fight of much of its bitterness, and all parties had been drawn together by the great menace to the empire. It was very necessary that alli'parties -Liberal or Labor, Socialist, or anti-Socialist-should stand toge ther. :The same spirit shotuld do minate every election, for all de sired ·to see the resources of the Comimjiciealth dev...
RAILWAY EMPLOYEES. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 18 August 1914
RAILWAY EMPLOYEES. The Victorian Railway Em ployccs' Union had intCnded h1(ld ing mass meetings in dilferent c('n tres of the State to discuss the wages quc.st on ni pa ticular. ( )w - ing to the empi 'e being involi e I itt the great European war, the miss meet;ngs were abiaunlonedl, a 11(1 a. res:1ut.on salmintl t' each of the .brdinch s instc d. The follow ing rese!uti'm has been acteloj d by the Traralgon branch: "That this meeting of railway employees, reprlsrcncltative of all grades of the service, requests that the State government should grant to them a system (if "ages boards, so that cmfployCes would have an opportunity of securing a fair and impartial hearing of their grievan ces in respect to all industrial mat tcrs. " Further, that the I'remicr he informed that in the opinion of' the meeting the present State go v'ernment sliould readlily grant this fair and reasonable request, as such government chaims to favor the Wages Board system, and no unfair discrimination shoul...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 18 August 1914
STOQCKT$AKING SALE Now O3N Alal Wi~nter~ - Goods M st go. Remnants to be OLEARED RIGHT OUT. Don't Miss .Your Chance H. W. BO ND, GENERAL DRAPER, TRARAL~ON. When you are not sure if Mr. A. J. Trood, the well-known Gipps land dentist, is at home, just ring up phone 38, and make an ap pointment. Fourteen years' prac tice in Traralgon speaks for itself. STAR THE BEST IN THE WORLD Slb Carton Csrton IiNSl9T oN PACKbAGE Pbcs KH OL If You are 1Thinkig ~ & r .( ])o not fail to Inspect and of Buying a "L9 have a Trial Run in the RELIABLEU HIWIb... 16-32 H-H. Zen i;h Carburetta Smaill Petrol Consumption Bosch High Tension Magneto Light on Tyres Electric Self-starteIr and Lights Easy to HTandle. Full particulars, apply bole Victorian Agents: OR,-F Dennys, Lascelles Ltd., Gerald V. English, 618 ELIZABETH ST., MELB. Traralgon, Gippsland Relpresentativ. G. B1UINrJG & SONS Nurserymen, Nurserymen, BIRIGHTON ST KILDA VIOTORIA ROAD, TVIOTORIA Largest and Best Stock of Catalogues Post F...
PATRIOTIC FUND. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 18 August 1914
PATRIOTIC FUND. At the meeting of the Rosedale shire council yesterday, the presi dent (Councillor Futcher) and all of the councillo's made reference to the war now raging between Treat Britain and her allies, and Germany and Austria. All ex pressed the most 'oyal-sentiments and felt sure that the righteous cause of the a'lies would triumph, and that Austra'ian people would gladly render alr the assistance they could to the Mnotherland. The German Kaiser was blamed for the war. The council voted 1825 to the Lord Mayor's fund, and the fol lowing additional amounts were given: Cr. G. M. Davis, £5 Ss; Cr. Futcher, £4 4s; Cr. W\iddis, £2 2s; Cr. Kenevan, l1 ls; Cr. Hen derson, £1 is; Cr. Lang, £1 ls; Cr. Morgan, tEl s; Cr. Umphelby, £1 is; Mr. J. S. Lester, £2 2s; Mr H. L. Keys, E1 Is. ;M r. Lester (the shire secretary) was authori sed to collect subscriptions for the fund throughout the shire. Amore extended report of the speeches will appear next issue.
PLAYING WITH REVENUE THE FEDERAL ELECTIONS [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 18 August 1914
PLAYING WITH REVENUE . THE FEDERAL ELECTIONS The canon's deadly roar,has an nounced the opening of a g:reat war in Europe, and distant.as the thunder is it should convince the Australian people and their poli tical leaders that the utmost cau tion is essential in all matters of finance. Great schemes, gorious and inglorious, propoundeAl by the rival leaders, and involving the expendiutre of vast sums, must stand over until peace is assured. To those folk who had hoped that the tariff would be thrown into the melting pot, and re-cast in the old haphazard fashion, the greed iest and the most importunate get ting the highest duties from the parliamentarians, who are woefully ignorant of detail, this is a cruel disappointment. The cup seemed very near their lips. It has fal len to the ground: With a cyni cal indifference to their own fiscal beliefs, Labor members agreed that the manufacturer should have just what mess of pottage he deman ded in return for his vote. The coming of the war...
WOMEN WORK FOR TROOPS MEETING AT TRARALGON. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 18 August 1914
WOMEN WORK FOR TROOPS MEETING AT TRARALGON. In response to the invitation is sued by Mrs. Whittakers there was a good attendance of ladies of Traralgon and distnrict in the me chanics' hall on Saturday after noon. The first business was to put the local organisation of ladies into shape. Accordingly, Mrs. E. S. WVhittakers was elected president and secretary; Mrs. English vice president, and Mrs. Pettit tresurer. The ladies present entered into the work of organising, in order to ob tain articles of clothing and other things that may be useful to the Commonwealth soldiers, about to be despatched to assist the Mother Country. Between £5 and 1C6 was subscribed in the room, which will be utilised for purchasing material to be made into various articles. Some of the ladies undertook to supply or make goods, and all ag reed to become canvassers for the cause. A further meeting will be held at St. James' hall at 3 p.m. on Wednesday next, for the pur pose of cutting up material, and furthe...
ELECTION INCIDENT. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 18 August 1914
ELECTION 'INCIDENT. -4-0-- Speaking at Omeo, on Monday night, Mr. J. Bennett, the Liberal candidate for Gippsland said:-" It is all very well to talk about the wire pulling at Balaclava, but w\k could come a little nearer home. The Traralgon "Journal" had re ported 'Mr. J.. Chappell to have said, when introducing Mr. Frank Anstey, 'at the next election there would be a pledged Labor candi date against Mr. J. Bennett." No minations were invited later on, and the "Age"' reported that se veral nominations had been recei ved; and a. selection would. ,be made at an early date. " Where is is the Labor candidate ?" asked Mr Bennett. "Why has he not been brought forward? Who pulled the wires ?" Mr Quinlan, secretary of the Omeo branch of the P.L.C., replied: "I can tell you. He was withdrawn, because it he came for wward we would only be making you a gift of the seat." (Loud laughter). Mr. Bennett: Exac ly. I am much enlightened, and that is the reason why the Mirboo cor respondent of the "...
LATEST WAR NEWS. A GREAT BATTLE PROCEEDING. GERMANS HELD BACK. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 18 August 1914
LATEST WAR NEWS. A GREAT BATTLE PRO CEEDING. GERMANS HELD BACK. An official intimiation, issued in Paris on Saturday, prepared the French people for news of a great battle, which was imminent. Half a million French troops are massed at Alsace, and strong for ces of Frenchmen hold the Vosgcs passes, It is now clear, states an offic;al message, that the Germnnan attack originally contemplated in the di rection of Nancey, has been aban doned, owing to the strength of the French advance. Further fierce fighting has oc cured in Belgium. The Germans advanced at night, but the Bel gians detecte t them, and decima ted their columns witli machine guns. A Fr ench aeroplane soared above I a Zeppelin near Nancey, and, drop ping bombs on the great airship, completely wvrecked it. It is said that the foreign service plan, drawnn up by Lord Kitchener injiicates preplarations for a long' In warning the public against, be lieving rumors regarding alleged I victories, or defeats, or the arrival of wo...
GERMAN RESIDENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 18 August 1914
GERMAN RES!DENTS. Instructions we e issued by the Police department to arrest all Germans who were not naturai sed British subjects, an I on Mon day morning, says he Ma'Tra " Spectator," Constab e O'?a a went out oni a qu st. "is ha,; w.as two on that day, . .o Bur gemicster angd Hans Liia, an'.l on Tuesday, Leol Siebc , an Paul Jinge, 19 years. At ::r.t it was thought that these peo!'.e of Ger man nationality would i: we to be detained at a cent-a1 b sc. Word arrived, consequent o0 hicdh they were allowed to retur' " h,:r dif ferent avocations, w:t. n 'e-'" 'y, provided they repo I "" . - s every 48 hours. 'i should be, as it woul :?, w torial to take peopl, ri-? t'.ri work in the busy s.:.'.. It i; hoped that the BritTs: residents in Germany will be treated in a siinilar fashion I
THE RIVER SCHEME. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 18 August 1914
THE RIVER SCHEME. Mr. Gluth, engineer of the Pub lic Works department, arrived in Traralgon on Friday, and discussed the proposal to have the Latrobe river improved by snagging, and cutting some of the bends, with the desired object of minimising damages by flood. The presi dent (Councillor Whittakers) and Councillor Pettit and Mr. West" (the shire secretary) were present. Referring to Mr. Crooke's idea of a flood water channel, . Mr. Gluth said it would be a very ex pensive job, and probably cost about ,£20,000. Then there was the fact that the land on the other. side ot the river to which the chan nel was cut would not be so well drained. Mr. Gluth is an enthusiast on the river improvement scheme, and is thoroughly acquainted with the subject, and the river also. He intends going over the route from Traralgon to Sale this week. He suggests 'that another conference be convened, and he would be' very glad to attend, and discuss .the matter with the delegates. iHe favors the cutting ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 18 August 1914
8e tam :ISave : y our . Money. J AG.. CGRISTESE 'S IS STILL Going Strong. ONLY A Few IMore BARGAINS LEFT. Big Barg;ains. Ringing Values. Big Savings for You. WANTED,--Applicants for share Ddiry farm, about 70' cows'. Six, workere (3 males) if possible. M'DONALD BROS., Koonwarra --e Leongatha. H. LAFRENZ, SGENERAL CARRIER, TRARALGON, SJest Firewood Supplied. Rub-] bii removed, and any kind of car- tig done. Orders left at Dunbar'sJ I?ery Stables, Hotham Street, will be attended to. UPPER TRARALGON CREEK OPENING NEW HALL'. CONCERT and BALL! TSIjRSDAY, SEPTEMBER Srd, Aln enjoyable evening assured GOOD FLOOR. MONLIGHT, Admission to Concert, is 6d, chdiildren, half-price; admission to dance, 3s. JOHN HOGG, Hon. Sec. FOR SALE.-Strawbcrry Clover .Raots, any quanClt. Apply W. IEANDLEY, Upper Flynn's Ck. SASDFORD and HOSKEN, Sdeitors, have Trust Monies to .~6id. Low rates of Interest. TO LADIES OP TRARAL GON & DISTRICT. I MISS RAY, FRANKLIN ST., TRARALGON SENDS A MESSAGE, She also in...