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TRARALGON SOUTH. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 18 August 1914
TRARALGON SOUTH. A meeting of the school commit tee was held in the mechanics' hall on Tuesday evening. Mlr. Lade presided. The Education department wrote asking for a statement of the works carried out by the com nittee from the ist of March, 1914, and the money raised locally to wards defraying the cost. The correspondent was instruc ted to furnish the particulars. The comnmittee are having two new tanks crected in place of the old ones, which are broken and worn out. A meeting of the committee ot the mechanics' institute was held in the hall the same evening, AMr. Thos. Downice presiding. An account for additions to the halh 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 it was decided to postpone it ,owing to the unrest caused by the great European war. n •In n l I
ROSEDALE SHIRE COUNCIL. YESTERDAY. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 18 August 1914
ROSEDALE SHIRE COUNCIL. YESTERDAY. Present: Cr. Futcher (pres'dent) Kenevan, Davis, Crooke, Lang, Morgan, Henderson, Umphelbyt. Correspondenice, From Closer Settlement Board,, asking that the site of the propo sed gravel pit at the Karadoc es tate, be marked on the plan sent. Secretary to attend. From post-master,- Stradbrokc, asking the consent of the council to the post offide being closed on Saturday afterffooris.---To lay on the table one ,month. ' From Shire of Maffra; re the cutting of willows on the Thom son river.-Received. From J. R. Majendie, asking per mission to fall some trees over hanging his fence, as he is about to wire net the land.-Granted, subject to engineer's -supervision. From school committee, Long ford, asking that the railing of the. bridge leading to the school be painted.-Engineer to attend. From J. Woodhead, asking to be allowed to purchase the road bet ween his properties at Wurruk. -Held over. A petition was received from a number of residents of Wurruk...
The Fire Fiend. VISITS TRARALGON. ESTIMATED DAMAGE £2,650 [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 18 August 1914
The Fire Fiend. VISITS TRARALGON.' ESTI?1VATED DAMAGE £2,650 Residents ofj Traralgon 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 roof of one of the business places in Franklin stree't. Some thought it was one building, some another, but very few rea lised that the doomed building was Messrs. Carter and Hunt's well stocked and .attractive tailoring and mercery establishment. But such was the case. Sixteen mem bers of the (fire brigade, tunder Cap tain King, were on the scene of the fille in a few Iminutes, but there was not a shred of hope of saving the valuable stock in the building. The whole place was a roaring furnace, and the flames were leap ing, and curling in all directions. Naturally the heat 'was intense, and the fire fighters and spectators were glad to keep at a respectful distance. Captain Kinrig had a double branch hydrant a...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 18 August 1914
COLBECK'S Curative Syrup Cures Indigestion and checks 'Acidity and Kidney Troubles. You ,who suffer from Constipation and. 'Piles, will obtain speedy relief.' ;Obtainable at Challman's .Phar mnacy, Tiaralgon, 2'. bottle, or by f ost 2s 6d. The Glppsland aiiu ivorcnej Co-operative Selling Company, Limited begs to advise its numer ous clients throughout Gippsland that it has made arrangements for conducting sales of. Carcuse Meat (Vealers and Porkers). The first sale wil be held on Friday, the 24th July, and every Friday there after. The company will be pleased it Intending consigners will write for labels.-Advt. U U ud v Is Gippsand Trading Co ?it WAR PRICES. 2 if y t th . /.. Just Read the Price List and you'll get a greater Shock than a Bullet can Strike you by Striking a Big WAR BARGAIN. 7 Pairs Men's Trousers, 4s 6d; to Clear at 2s 11d. Boot Department 4 Men's Suits, 30s; to clear at 10s 6d. * 4 Youth's Suits, 20s; to clear at 5s 11d. Men's Navy Blue and Brown Wool Sweaters, 10s ...
THE SCHOOL COMMITTEE. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 18 August 1914
THE SCHOOL OOMMITTEE. --0o- A meeting of the Traralgon school committee was held on Fri day evening. Councillor Pettit, J.P. presided, and there were also pre sent :Messrs. Clarkson, Canfield and Cross, and Mrs. Waite and. Mrs. Etheridge. Aletter was received from the Education department, with re ference to out-offices and sanitary. matters. Accounts amounting to £1 11s, in connection with the Arbor Day celebrations, were passed for pay ment. The chairman said that it wasl vecry gratifying that the govern ment had acceded to the request of t he committee to establish higher elementary classes at Tra raigon. As requested by thecom mittee, he waited on Mr. Living ston, the Minister of Education, and explained that there would be no need to erect a new build ing for the class, and that the old 'gymnasium building, with a tew improvements ,would answer the purpose. He also informed Mr Livingston that the committee would undertake to raise £10 of the '£50 required for the altera tions t...
ALBERTON SHIRE COUNCIL. THURSDAY, AUGUST 13 [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 18 August 1914
ALBERTON SHIRE COUNCIL. -0- THURSDAY, AUGUST 13 Present -:Councillois Power (pre sident), Barry, Barlow, M'Galliard Bland, Fahey, and Nightingale. Correspondence. G. A. Gay, Devon North, ask ing council's permission to lop a. few trees overhanging a new fence he proposed erecting on the boun dary of his property on the Tra ralgon road.-Cr. Barlow to move. H. P. Rendall, Devon North, drawing council's attention to ne cessity of gravelling about seven chains of road leading from S. F. Rendall's.-Cr. Fahey to mnove. Thos. Jeffs, Carrajung, asking when transfer of road he is go ing to get in exchange for his road would be effected.-Secretary to attend. Edward Bowden, Won Wron, drawing attention of council to the disgraceful state of Barlow's hill; also to road leading to his place,- Cr. Power to move. David Wines, Max Creek, ask ing council to put a "deviation through his property as soon as possible.-Engineer to report. John F. Tuckey, Carrajung, asks ing when deviation through his pro...
Presbyterian Church. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 18 August 1914
Presbyterian Church.-A crow ded congregation assembled on: Sunday evening, to hear the Rev. Jas. Smith's address on The Signs of the Times. 7The rev. gentleman took a double text: " And the children of Issachar had under standing of the times (1st Clron. 13, 32) coupled with the words of Christ, " Ye can discern the face of the sky, but can ye not discern the signs of the times?" (Matt., 16, 2-3). In the course of a masterly, and at times im passioned, exposition; the prea cher pointed out that the deplor able happenings in Europe to-day -" nation against nation, wars and rumors of wars, political and reli gious unrest"-were all in line with scriptual piedictions and war nings. They were unmistakably the beginnings of the climax of the present day, and consummation of which would be the second advent of Christ upon the earth, and His reign over a new dispensation. The addfris' occupied three-quarters of an hour, and was listened to with wrapt attention. The singing was vigorous, and...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 18 August 1914
E. L. BRUgE, (LateCH.C. Jones). SAND, FINANCE and COM . ION AGENT, Surveyor and Siiran Valuator. Agent for: the Yorkshire Fire Insuranoe Cog, and Accident insurance Co., and diAa EBoity Trustees Co. Ltr4 Offrie: TRARALGON(. QUEENSLAND. 1Dse Rev. L. T. COPEC.AND, of Mundubberra. Queensland, who i$ temporarily superannuatel on acGceopunt of sictkness, invitels cor .reE~andence from anyorc .waating 1o~ select land; purchase shes cat*le or horse stations, or t , lucPne, wheat, sugar or takieis in Queensland. T. ~i. IlOW~ & CO, HOTHAM ST., TRARALGON. iT. H. ROW: Sworn Valuator. AGOUNTANTS, ,AUDITORS, ASSURANCE & GENERAL AGENTS. 'Agents for London and Lanca whire Fire Insurance Co., National Mutual Fire Assurance Assoc.a tiani, Norwich Union Fire Assur ante Co., Ocean Accident and GCparantee Society, the Fourth Videtrian Building Society, Adam gen, Strettle and Co., Stock and S'ation Agents. Stoddart ard laclean, THE NEW BUTCHERS, OR QUALITY. Corned Meat Small Goode a spec...
COMMERCIAL. GIPPSLAND STOCK MARKETS Theo. B. Little and Co. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 18 August 1914
COMMERCIAL. --o- GIPPSLAND STOCK MARKETS Theo. B.. Little arid Co. 1 Theo. B. Little and Co. report:--. Fat Cattle: Oiiirnarkets wer 6dorly. supplied dUring the ~;irekt , mostly inferior qutality beer ble ing forward. There- ifas strong demandC/ Store cattle: At :Tra ralgon dii'Tuesday we yarde'd bet ween 400 and 500 head, 'and sold the majority at lat etates. Sprin gers were in demaind, -and sold well. .rn Thii'4a :at Traralgon, we conducted l clearing sale on ac count .of Mr.Oli.rence Clarke, and sold practically everything. Local graziers operated for the best lots At Sale the yarding was small, and competition dull. Traralgon particulars not to hand. Sheep: At Mr. Clarke's clearing sale, we yarded several big lines of ewes, and lambs and wethers, and all the ewes and lambs were disposed of, ,but the wethers were .passed inI.
Mathieson & Davis. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 18 August 1914
Mathiewsi & Davis. Mathieson .and Davis report: Fat cattle: WVe yarded 60 head of fat cattle at Cowwarr, to a full attendance of buyers, and effected a total clearance, prices ruling very firm. Moderate sup plies at Sale and Stratford. Prime qualities are selling particularly well. We sold best bullocks to 111 8s, lighteir to £8 17s 6d; fat steers £j6 5s; best cows to £10 6s; good cows to £7 18s; lightweights from £4l 5s. We sold drafts for Messrs Freitag, D. M'Kenzie, S. and G. O'Brien, W. Allan, 'Mrs. R. Mit chell, D. Morgan, T. Morgan, T. Potter, 'M'Gregor and W. O'Brien Store cattle: Moderate supphlies for the week;' and prices easier. We sold best milkers to £7 7s 6d; springing cows £5 7s 6d; springing heifers R5; store cows to £3 18s; heifers in calf in lines £2 16s, £3 to "j3 6s, cows and calves £3 10s; young Steers to '.3 6s 6d. Sheep: At Cowwarr we sold 280 fat sheep to good competition, 150 prime cross. wethers averaging 23s; 101 light fat lambs, 14s; aged merino e...
A. M'LEAN & CO., [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 18 August 1914
A. M'LEAN & CO., Sale branch report: We had a fair yarding of sheep and cattl at our weekly market at the borough yards at Sale on Saturday. Fat sheep were sligh tly firmer than the previous week; stores were dull, and buyers not in clined to .operate. Cattle had better competition.- We sold Ken nedy's fat wethers ,t 18s; fat lambs at 15s 6d; Wilson's small weaners 8s; Le Grand's 160 smallwean ers in low condition, and lightly / woolled, 9s 6d , W. Coto's 72 old ewes with lambs at foot, 12s 6d; Skeen's steers E4 11s; springers M6; J. Le Grand's springers £4 7s; Cloak's steers to £4 13s; younger do. £2 5s; and other lots. Privately, during the week, we have sold 400 crossbred weaners, 180 wethers, 300 ewes and lambs, at fair values.
PIG MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 18 August 1914
P1G MARKET. Theo B. Little and Co. report: 2,000 for the week. Stores: An increased supply, mostly indifferent sorts, and prices slightly easier. Slips, rough and undersized, .to 28s; stronger stores to 33s. Por kers :A full supply, and quality. well suited to the trade. The de mand was easier, and prices show . decline of from 3s to 5s per head to 32s; prime light to 40s; medium and good to '48s; heavy to 54s. Baconers: A full supply of good quality. The curing trade was well represented, and prices at opening about equal to late rates, receding later on to 2s 6d per head below late quotations, though a few choice farmers' lots made full quo tations. Small and light to 58s, prime and medium, 63s; prime heavy to 75s; choice farmers' lots to 82s, a few pens of extra choice to 94s. Backfatters: Light sup ply. Very few good sorts in, and prices about the same. Best to £7 10s; prime and weighty, to '£5 10s; others from 6Os.
TRARALGON FIRE BRIGADE [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 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 ter of a mile of hose was required to reach the fire; in another 1500 feet in one continuous length &nbsp; 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 rapidly 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 ot them a...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 21 August 1914
STOCKTAKING • SALE Now ON - Goods Must go. Remnants to be CLEARED RIGH-T OUT. Don't Miss SYour Chance H. W. BOND, GENERAL DRAPER, TRNRALGON. Many events or pupnc interest aritl value never reach the columns of the local newspaper. The Press is said to have many eyes and ears. but it is not omnipresent, and does not see and hear every thing. Consequently we shall be glad if readers will assist us by sending reports of matters of pub Lic interest for publication in the "Journal " COLBECK'S Curative Syrup Cures Indigestion and checks Acidity and Kidney Troubles. You who suffer from Constipation and Piles, will obtain speedy relief. Obtainable at Challman's Phar macy, Traralgon, 2s. bottle, or by post 2s 6d. When you are not sure if Mr. A. J. Trood, the well-known Gipps land dentist, is at home, just ring iup phone 38, and make an ap pointment. Fourteen years' prac tice in Traralgon speaks for itself. DONE SO QUIETLY. It comes like a ray of sunshine. Makes the old folks happy. Makes the...
PROGRESS ASSOCIATION. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 21 August 1914
- . ,--l-- PROGRESS ASSOCIATION. ---- SThe ordinary meeting of the T Igon "Progress "Associaitioni was held in the mechanics' insti tut on Tuesday evening then. the wvas 'a good attendance. 'Mr. Clkson, the president, presided I'he "minutes' of 'the last meet ing were read and confirfned. The secretary of tb~b shire wrote stating that the question of ob taining a nechanical street sweeper was under consideration. Also that the council had deci ded not to take any further steps towards introducing electricity for lighting Traralgon and for power purposes until the [yers Lime Syn dicate was in a position to submit an offer. On the latter question Cr. Pettit 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 ywould be glad to give a brief ad dress to members and others at any time: It was agreed to accept Mr. T. A. Pettit's offer, and have an ad dress in about three months' time, when the subject will be rip...
TRARALGON POLICE COURT. WEDNESDAY. Before Messrs. Pettit, Canfield, and W. West, J's.P. CLAIM FOR GRAZING. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 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 Traralgbn South, balance due for grazing cattle. 4Mr. Hosken appeared for the defendant; and Mr. Serjeant for the defendant. In oening the case, Mr. Hosken said that on the 16th of February defendant told complainant that, he had been burnt out, and ask@d to rent a paddock to put his sheep in. Defendant wanted ?he paddock for a fortnight, but complaifiant told him that it would not pay him to le it for less than a .month, as the grass would be eaten out. De fendant put more sheep in than was 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 f£5, and said he would pay the balance in about a week later. Defendant put in 670 sheep, and took them out 10 days' late...
THE CLIMBING MARROW. THE "GUIDA BEAN'S" RIVAL. To the Editor of the "Journal" [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 21 August 1914
THE CLIMBING -MARROW THE "GUIDA BEAN'S" RIVAL. To the Editor of the "Journal' Sir,-Ever on the "qtul vive" for plants that will prove .useful and pfofitable 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 been grown successfully through out most of 'the Commonwealth, and in several districts has. ob tained the incredible length of 5ft. 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 soectacle. When young they provide an excellent dish, and may be cooked in various ways. The flavor is excellent and no peel ing is required, as the rind is very tender. The color is green; chang ing, to yellow when fully ripe. It is a .hbandy vegetable for town dwellers, as it can be conveniently cultivate...
"CONFIDENCE IN OURSELVES." [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 21 August 1914
CONFIDENCE IN OURSEL VyES." 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 determin.a 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 course 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 were in progress. What was done by the government was expected to be done by .private employers, so that, the people might not suffer. To maintain national solvency and efficiency, the State, in all its conm ponent parts, must co-operate. The Government would 'stand. by the financial institutions, and the fina...
Latest War News BIG BATTLE IN PROGRESS. PARIS, Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 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 be 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 Muontcnegrns and Servians now held as hostages, will be shot, including the King's brother OTTAVWA. The Borden Ministry has asked the House of Commons to sanction the raising of a war loan 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 armics, .along an. extended front. Many refugees have arrived from Thirlmont, Divant and Aerdshot. OTTAWA, Wednesday The . Duke of Connaught, lin in op...