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The Fire Fiend. VISITS TRARALGON. ESTIMATED DAMAGE £2,650 [Newspaper Article] — Glengarry, Toongabbie and Cowwarr Journal and Central Gippsland Reporter — 18 August 1914
The Fire Fiend. VISITS TRARALGON. ESTIMATED DAMAGE £2,650 Residents of T raral gon were startled by the loud ringing of the; fire bell at 2.15-on Saturday morn- ! ing, and, jumping out of bed arid, peering out of the windows or door, saw long tongues of flames shoot ing from the root of one of the | business places in Franklin street, j Some thought it was one building, some another, but very few rea-1 lised that the doomed building was j Messrs. Carter and Hunt's well-1 stocked and attractive tailoring and mercery establishment. But such was the case. Sixteen mem bers of the (fire brigade, ;under Cap tain King, were on the scene of the fine in a few 'minutes, but there -was not a shreel of hope of saving the valuable stock in the building. The 'whole place was a roaring furnace, and the flames were leap- j ing, and curling in all directions. Naturally the heat \vas intense, and the fire fighters and spectators were' glad to keep at a respectful distance. Captain King had a double b...
TRARALGON FIRE BRIGADE [Newspaper Article] — Glengarry, Toongabbie and Cowwarr Journal and Central Gippsland Reporter — 18 August 1914
TRARALGON FIRE BRIGADE Chief-Officer Marshall made an inspection of the Traralgon Fire, Brigade and plant on July 8 last The following are some of his* comments in his report, furnished to the brigade: Fire Plugs (43): All indicated. Recent fires have emphasised . the necessity of putting down addi tional plugs. At one fire a quar ter1 of a (mile of hose was required to reach the fire; in another 1500 feet in o ne continuous length would have been required to reach the fire-a distance much too great for successful fire extinction work. The remedy is a few extra ;plugs. Both of these fires were across the creek, where the town is rapidiv progressing. A plan clearly showing the size of the mains, and the position of the fire plugs is displayed in the sta tion. Inspection: The weather was very bad, cold and wet, but not withstanding the adverse weather there was an excellent attendance at inspection, 18 out of 20 being present. Both .of the absentees, were working, one of them at Tyers...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Glengarry, Toongabbie and Cowwarr Journal and Central Gippsland Reporter — 18 August 1914
We are O far w m w w m And so will you if you visit the at ones with their Just Read the Price List and you'll get a greater Shock thaR a Bullet can Strike you by a gl $-1 £*"! gl f^-g: gi g~- g- g- g- g g- g- g .sv m m jis 7 Pairs Men's Trousers, 4s 6d; to Clear at 2s 11d. 4 Men's Suits, 30s; to clear at 10s 6d. 4 Youth's Suits, 20s; to clear at 5s 11 d. Men's Navy Blue and Brown Wool Sweaters, 10s 6d; now 5s 11d. Men's Navy Blue Wool Sweaters, 7s 6d; now 3s 11d. 6 Men's Shirts, 2s ltd; to go at 1s 5£d. 6 Men's Natural Flannel Shirts to clear at 1s lid. 6 Boys' Coats, to be Slaughtered at 4s 6d each. 6 Men's Pyjamas, 7s 6d; to go at 3s 9d. 24 Men's Braces, worth is 11d and 1s 6d ; now 7£d. Lady's Enamel Shoes, 16s 6d, 14s 6d; to be SHOT OUT at 7s 6d pair Men's Enamel Boots and Shoes, 25s; to clear out at . 13s 6d (Marshall's). Children's Boots and Shoes, size 4, 5s 11d; now 2s 3d. Children's Boots and Shoes, size 7-9, now 2s lid. Children's Boots and Shoes, I0-I3, now 3s 6d. Just C...
TRARALGON SOUTH. [Newspaper Article] — Glengarry, Toongabbie and Cowwarr Journal and Central Gippsland Reporter — 18 August 1914
TRARALGOINl SOUTH. A meeting of the school commit tee was held in the mechanics' hall on Tuesday evening. Mr. Lade presided. &lt;. The Education' department wrote asking for a statement of the works carried out by the' com mittee from the JLst of March, 19i4, and the money raised locally to wards defraying the cost. The correspondent was instruc ted to furnish the particulars. . The coimmittee are having two new tanks erected in place of the old ones, which are broken and: worn out. j A meeting of the committee of ' the mechanics' institute was held in the hall the same evening, Mr. : Thos. Downie presiding. I- An account for additions to the hall by F. L. Grubb, jnr., was pas-, sed for payment. A 'discussion took place in re gard to holding a social in the hall at the end of this month, but is was decided to postpone it .owing to the unrest caused by the great European war.
PATRIOTIC FUND To the Editor [Newspaper Article] — Glengarry, Toongabbie and Cowwarr Journal and Central Gippsland Reporter — 18 August 1914
1 ' ! PATRIOTIC FUND |To the Editor_ Sir,-Can you, or any of your readers, pl-ease inform the public how the money, collected for the Patriotic Fund in Traralgon and' district, is to be, or has been, dis tributed ? As several appeals are being made, information upon this point wi'l prevent confusion - -I am, yours etc., E. WAITE.
THE TRUTH ABOUT COWS. [Newspaper Article] — Glengarry, Toongabbie and Cowwarr Journal and Central Gippsland Reporter — 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. Here is the "effort" of a farmer^ son: The cow is a no-bull and kine-lieart ed creature. The man who looks after cows ts 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 udders. It is reported that the cow sat at the head of the table in the Ark (so say the ark-co w-olos is ts), because slit was the only aniniPl that could calvs. The cow "is a sood mother, and wi.'i look calf-ter h&lt;;r calf. .. Cows rareiy ride in carriages, but a fine calf has frequently been seen tie BCending from a tramcar. Cows exist by means of the oxygen in the atmosphere (I got this from a professor at Oxford). - By the cow'is the milk made. I know this because I have often seen the milluuaid by. the cow. The cow has been introduced into song. There is an old son...
THE THIEF ABROAD. [Newspaper Article] — Glengarry, Toongabbie and Cowwarr Journal and Central Gippsland Reporter — 18 August 1914
THE THIEF ABROAD. Residents of Traralgon 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. W. 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 fmissed 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 night 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 whiclj 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* '£5 note, also partly burnt, but the number, name of the bank, and: value were legible,...
A FRIEND OF MAN. [Newspaper Article] — Glengarry, Toongabbie and Cowwarr Journal and Central Gippsland Reporter — 18 August 1914
FRIEND Off MAN. *«/ travellers have, brought back nt .'L °U, " Africa astoiiishiii" "sionVa ,1, . , ston.^a )itM "'^"'Seoce aim .cunning of tho I V, h,oney-bir(i, which guides ni«-&lt; faithfully -to the nests of the w\U\ bees. Sonic of them are a Jittlo h**i i to believe. bm the unUed " so many competent observers i , V, it oei Lain th;U in ossemials the r^v-ovs are true. .AiTiniere ' s,u)e^"Jll!> the bird- is given by lY® ,lru,e . An'interesli'i^ ai-c(tmil ' "4' ? SiVe" bv a corr'-'spoin! of Forest and Stream" "A hunter or traveller at times v. i'i int. Ht0n,S -ed by tf,e of Ill s n.elligent little bird, which ali-'htc j "o twig of a tree an chirps inc eisa * h with a shrill note, jf you move h wards it thenoisy little creature win ' make, a slow flight to a tree near t continues us chirping; follow it aga'i-i an a the same performance is »o'n&lt;» Suiiii fnturn to the ca^ bird will follow you. always ma;;h: ? tne same noise to attract your attend ' > antJ wi...
FOOTBALLS TOONGABBIE v. GLENGARRY. [Newspaper Article] — Glengarry, Toongabbie and Cowwarr Journal and Central Gippsland Reporter — 18 August 1914
FOOTBALLS* TOONGABBIE v. GLENGARRY. Glengarry defeated Toongabbie at Toongabbie on Saturday by 65 points to 30. The match created a good deal of interest, and was ? watched by a good crowd of 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 lefficient manner.
THE TELEPHONE. TRARALGON EXCHANGE. [Newspaper Article] — Glengarry, Toongabbie and Cowwarr Journal and Central Gippsland Reporter — 18 August 1914
THE TELEPHONE. TRARALGON EXCHANGE. I i Dr Hagenauer ! 2 Dr. McLean i . 3 Mr. Challman t j 4 T. B. Little & Co. ' s Christensen & Bawden j 6 G. H. Marsh j . 7 Layton Bros. - j 8 L. Lay ! 9 W. A. Clark | IO THE JOURNAL (W. Chappell). 1 II YVhitiakcr Bros. ; j 12 J. English 13 Shire Hall 14 J. D. Campbeli | is J S. Milligan I 16 Robert Farmer 17 Nurse Miller' 18 Gippsland Trading Coy. 19 F. L. Grubb, jnr. * 20 Mathieson and Davis 2ij P. Dunbar 22 Co-operative Store ^ 23 T. G Cobbledick 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 30 Savings Bank. ,.v . 31 Butter" Factory 32 Police Station. 33 National Bank 34 Pentlandand Canfield. 35 C. E. Clarke. 36 Clerk of Courts 37 " The Record" (J W. Guest). 38 A. J. Trood. 39 F. Peiper 40 F. Grubb. . 41. J. Robinson. 42 R. F. Webb 43. W. Christensen and Co. 44. R» Widdis. 45. R&lt;ev. W. J. T. Pay. 46 Picone - 47 W. M'Donald ? f8 H. Campbell
BOY SCOUT ASSOCIATION To the Editor. [Newspaper Article] — Glengarry, Toongabbie and Cowwarr Journal and Central Gippsland Reporter — 21 August 1914
BOY SCOUT, ASSOCIATION - To the Editor. ^.Sir-In the present turmoil, which involves nearly the- whole world, we turn with interest to those who are -rendering assistance, however small, to our empire in her hour of need. We notice that the boy scouts are doing their share, and it was by using boys to do men's work, and thus saving the men, that the boy scout movement ori ginated. _ , Boys, trained as they are in the scout movement, can render valu able assistance in scouting, first aid, signalling, and despatch run ning in actual warfare, and I wish to appeal to the Gippsland boys who are scouts, or who have I had scout training, to render all the assistance they can. I should be glad to receive with- i out delay the names of" any boy scouts who will be willing to place I their services at the disposal of the country if such should be ne cessary. At the same time I shall be glad to receive any small con tributions from them towards the patriotic fund, the amounts thus1 received to ...
"THE HERO." [Newspaper Article] — Glengarry, Toongabbie and Cowwarr Journal and Central Gippsland Reporter — 21 August 1914
' "THE HERO." At the Methodist church, Tra ralgon, on Sunday evening, the" Rev. W. H. Scurr continued - his people's services, and preached on " The Hero-," There was. a good congregation, and the choir, as sisted by several musical instru ments, rendered two special num bers. The" preacher said that his remarks had special reference to Jesus, the greatest of all heroes. In describing the hero, the prea-. cher said that people recognised a hero intuitively, but could not explain why. They seemed to " sense" a hero. Carlyle defined a hero as a " great man." The meaning was great manhoo)d. Mo ney did not make a hero. Great ness of character showed itself in the life of the hero. The .heroic act of the man were in keeping with the man himself. He was not mean or self centred. The term presupposed battles fought and won on the field, in the world of literature, in business or in the pulpit. The making of heroes did not depend on situation. There were opportunities for heroic deeds in ev...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Glengarry, Toongabbie and Cowwarr Journal and Central Gippsland Reporter — 21 August 1914
STOCKTAKING SALE Now ON Goods Remnants to be CLEARED RIGHT OUT. Don't Miss Yotst Chalice H. W BOND, GENERAL DRAPER, TRARALGON. DONE SO (QUIETLY. It comes like a ray of sunshine., Makes the old folks happy. Makes the young folks joyful. Takes the load off the "back.. ' It's all done so quietly. No fuss about it. What is it ? . Why, Doan's Backache Kid ney Pills. . I The little kidney wonder-wor- ? kers. I What will they do? i Read what this man says:- I M. John Sinclair, dr'aper, Ray- 1 mond street, Sale, says: "For a long time I was troubled with an unpleasant nagging pain in the . small of my back, just above the kidneys. This would sometimes catch me up pretty sharply. One i day, when the pain was very se vere, I read about Doan's Back ache Kidney Pills being a cure for backache, so I went and bought'some. I am pleased to tell you that they suited my case; the | result of taking them being that 1 lost my old pain, and my kidneys I were again restored to a healthy ! state. I have p...
PROGRESS ASSOCIATION. [Newspaper Article] — Glengarry, Toongabbie and Cowwarr Journal and Central Gippsland Reporter — 21 August 1914
PROGRESS ASSOCIATION. The ordinary meeting "of the Traralgon 'Progress Association was held in'the mechanics' insti tute on Tuesday evening riien there was a good attendance. Mr. Clarkson, the president, presided IThe minutes of 'the last meet ing were read and confirmed. 'The secretary ot tint shire wrote stating that the question of ob taining a mechanical street sweeper was under consideration. Also that the council had deci ded not to take any further steps i towards introducing electricity for ! lighting Traralgon and for power purposes until the fryers Lime Syn dicate was in a position to submit aa offer. -! On 'the latter question Cr. Pettit I said he had paid a visit to Leon gatha and Dandenong, and had ocllected data relating to the elec tric schemes in both towns, and ?"would be glad to give a brief ad dress "to^ members and others at ! any time^ i 't \vaS agreed to accept Mr. T. A. P.ettit's offer, and have an ad dress in about three months' time, .when the subject will b...
TRARALGON POLICE COURT. WEDNESDAY. [Newspaper Article] — Glengarry, Toongabbie and Cowwarr Journal and Central Gippsland Reporter — 21 August 1914
TRARALGON POLICE COURT. WEDNESDAY. Before Messrs. Pettit, Canfield, and W. West, J's.P. ' CLAIM FOR GRAZING. Horace J. Stoner, of Traralgon, - sought to recover the sum of £5 from James Higgins, of Traralgon South, balance due for grazing, cattle. I Mr. Hosken appeared for the defendant, and Mr. Serjeant for the defendant. In opening the case, Mr. Hosken said that on the 16th of February defendant told .complainant that&lt; he had been burnt out, and asked to. rent a ipaddock to put his sheep in. Defendant wanted Jth'e paddock i for a fortnight, but complainant I told him that it would no't pay him I to let it for less than a month, as the grass would be eaten'out. De fendant put more sheep in than vyas agreed upon, but the comp lainant did not-object. Complain ant had a few horses in the pad dock, and agreed to deduct £2 from the sum agreed upon, bring ing it to '£10. Defendant paid !£5, I and said, he would pay the balance in about a week later. Defendant put in 670 sheep,...
The Journal. FRIDAY, AUGUST 21, 1914. [Newspaper Article] — Glengarry, Toongabbie and Cowwarr Journal and Central Gippsland Reporter — 21 August 1914
FRIDAY, AUGUST 21, 1914. Women and the War.-A meet ing of the ladies was held in St. James' Hall, Traralgon, on Wed nesday afternoon, to continue the good work initiated last Saturday, namely, to provide articles 'of wearing apparel for the troops for ming the Australian expeditionary force. There was a good atten dance, and a large quantity of ma terial Was cut up for garments, and distributed. The cash donations are'being used to purchase material locally. So far there has been a very generous response to the ap peal. There "will be another meet ing 'at the same place at 3 p.m. on Wednesday afternoon next, and a cordial invitation is given to all who can assist in this deserving cause. Keep the wheels goCng round;." -I am going to go on as if there was no war in Europe. Here is a lorry load of goods coming for me'' Thus said Mr. Mac. Christensen, during the conversation on the proposal of the Maffra Agricul tural Society to abandon all the Gippsland shows, owing to the war. That i...
THE CLIMBING MARROW THE "GUIDA BEAN'S" RIVAL. To the Editor of the "Journal " [Newspaper Article] — Glengarry, Toongabbie and Cowwarr Journal and Central Gippsland Reporter — 21 August 1914
' THE CLIMBING MARROW THE "GUIDA BEAN'S" RIVAL. . To the Editor of the "Journal " Sir,-Ever on the "qui vive" for plants that will prove useful and profitable for our people, and the country generally., I have succeed ed in procuring the above novel and prolific vegetable, and it can be more easily cultivated over a wider range of country than the famous "Guida Bean," which, al-. though a tropical plant, has now j been ; grown successfully through out most of the Commonwealth, , and in several districts has ob i tained' the incredible length of 5ft. j 6in. The climbing vegetable mar , row is a rapid grower, the vines , reaching the length of 10ft. to 13ft. and present a pleasant and sur prising spectacle. When young they provide an excellent dish, and may be cooked in various ways. The flavor is excellent and no peel ing fa required, as the rind is very , tender. The color is green, cliang , ing to yellow when fully ripe. It is a -handy. vegetable for town, dwellers, as it can be co...
Latest War News (PER REUTER'S AGENCY) BIG BATTLE IN PROGRESS. PARIS, Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — Glengarry, Toongabbie and Cowwarr Journal and Central Gippsland Reporter — 21 August 1914
Latest War News (PER REUTER'S AGENCY) BIG BATTLE IN PROGRESS. PARIS, Wednesday. When the French troops- entered Blamont they found German pos ters notifying the citizens that the Mayor and nobilities would b# shot the next morning. It is reported that Austria has notified KingNicholas that if the Montenegrin troops attack the Port of Ragusa a number of pro minent Montenegrins and Servians now held as hostages, will be shot, including the King's brother j ? . OTTAWA. The Borden Ministry has asked the House of Commons to sanction the raising of a war 1 oan of 10 mil lions sterling. The House is cer tain to agree unanimously. Canada has placed two recently purchased submarines 'at the dis posal of the Home government. LONDON, Wednesday Reuter's correspondent at Brus sels declares that a fierce battle is proceeding between the German and Belgian armies, along an, extended front. Many refugees have arrived from Thirlmont, Divant and Aerdshot. OTTAWA, Wednesday The Duke of Connaught, *in ...
"CONFIDENCE IN OURSELVES." [Newspaper Article] — Glengarry, Toongabbie and Cowwarr Journal and Central Gippsland Reporter — 21 August 1914
'CONFIDENCE IN OURSEL VES." Addressing the State Assembly on Tuesday, Sir Alexander Pea cock said: " It was upon confidence in ourselves that the continuation of the well-being of the Australian* people depended. The 'determina tion of the conference to stand be hind the banks of the Common wealth was the first outward sign of faith in ourselves and our finan cial institutions. The Premiers jointly and severally agreed' to stand behind the whole of the banks, big and little, so that the crisis should not be allowed to interrupt the ordinary coursfe of business. To prevent unemploy ment the government would pro ceed with all public works, and also carry on its policy as if no war we're in progress. What was done by the government was expected to be done by private employers, so that the peopltt might not suffer. To maintain national solvency and efficiency, the State, 5n all its com ponent parts, must co-operate. The Government would stand by the financial institutions, and the finan...