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The News. Nec temere, nec timide. PRINTED- AT- TRAFALGAR AND PUBLISHED THURSDAY MORNINGS THURSDAY OCTOBER 11, [?]06. NOTES AND COMMENTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Yarragon, Trafalgar & Moe Settlement News — 11 October 1906
©he lleros. I Kee tenure, nee timide. PRINTED - AT - TRAFALGAR Published Thursday Workings THUUSOAY, october 11, '06. NOTES AND COMMENTS. Farmers! Be sure and attend the lecture by Mr. j-eyiiiour, Government potato expert, at Trafalgar, this (Thur\x=req-\ day) afternoon, at 2.3J. Subject— Potato cultivation. Admission tree. ff Mr. E. R. Warren, barrister and solicitor, of Trafalgar, announces that his office is situate near t!:e Bank of Victoria, and that he pays visits to Yarragon, Moe and Thorpdale. Special attention is directed to Messrs. Skews utid Patterson's announcement of a clearing sale at Willowgrove on Tuesday, 23rd inst. Full particulars as to the goods to be offered for competition will appear in our next issue, j The council lias at last had a foot" ' bridge placed over the water chanue* at the intersection of tho> two main streets in Trafalgar, opposite the Criterion hotel. It was a much needed work, and will be greatly appreciated by the public. The recently-forme...
STRANGER THAN FICTION. [Newspaper Article] — The Yarragon, Trafalgar & Moe Settlement News — 11 October 1906
STRANGER THAN FI&TION. A Warwlckshire,squire devised lands to his brother iafeftrtiat fgr his little trustee discharPrfja- duties admirably until the gtt^was eight or nine years of age, whga£one day she was heard to cry outT^Oh, uncle, do not kill me!" Then ^^disappeared. The guardian, charged ifrfth murder, was committed, on bail, to the assizes, where he produced a girl, but not the little heiress. It was a child strikingly like the missing one. The plot was detected; he was .found guJ.l.t7 and" executed. Judge and jury went their several ways, feeling that a great villainy had -..been punished. Seven or eight years passed, when, lo, there came a claimant to the lands of the girl. A young lady, sixteen years of age, refined and cultured, appeared in person to claim "her own." But the only person to whom the lands could go was dead. None the less, here was the rightful heiress. The explanation of the mystery was in.this. The night after she had be&lt;^t-Heard to cry...
R. C. BAZAAR. A SOCIAL AND FINANCIAL SUCCESS. OVER £40 RAISED. [Newspaper Article] — The Yarragon, Trafalgar & Moe Settlement News — 11 October 1906
R. C. BAZAAR. A SOCIAL AND PEJANCIAL SUCCESS. OV15B £40 RATSED. What might be termed the "con\x=req-\ tmuation bazaar," in connection with *' the Roman Catholic Church at Trafalgar, was held in the mechanics' institute on Friday and Saturday last. After the great bazaar last vear a quantity of goods were left over," whicli it was not deemed advisable to sacrifice, the management wisely deciding to oM another bazaar at a later period. The stock on hand was gradually added to, until a very respectable collection accumulated, aud, as already stated, the "continuation" bazaar was held last week. There was a good attendance on Friday eveniug at the opening ceremony. which was performed by-the Rev. Father O'Brien,an address appropriate to the option. Business .was'started without delay, and things were kept merrily going until closing time, when it was found that the takings amounted to close upon £18. The bazaar was re-opened on Saturday afternoon, when there was a moderate attendance, b...
CHAPTER XLV. An Unexpected Meeting. [Newspaper Article] — The Yarragon, Trafalgar & Moe Settlement News — 11 October 1906
CHAPTER XLV. An Unexpected Meeting. Three days later Lady Linton ceived a letter from her brother, giving the particulars of his cousin's ... cident. He had been riding from Chester to Middlewich, when, his horse became frightened at some object by the- roadside, and Mr. Heath, . ing sufficiently on his guard, had been i thrown, suffering the fracture of two j ribs, a broken arm, and, it was fear- i ed, some Internal injuries besides. He | was in a very critical state time of Sir William's writing, and the latter said he should not think of returning to London until assured that | his kinsman was out of danger. "Thank fortune!" Lady Linton j breathed most fervently. "Of co she added, a guilty flush rising t forehead as she suddenly realised how heartless her expression sounded, "of | course, X do not mean that I am thankful to have Cousin William suffer such j injuries, but I am immeasurably lieved to have my bfother called away just at this time, and the longer he | stays the bette...
THE DAIRYING INDUSTRY. A "BOOM" IN BUTTER. HIGH PRICES. [Newspaper Article] — The Yarragon, Trafalgar & Moe Settlement News — 11 October 1906
THE DAIRYING INDUSTRY. A "BOOM" INT BUTTER. High Pkioes. With the exception of the drought Ssar, 1902, the price of butter on the elboume market has not been so I high at this time of the year na at present since the export trade began ' in 1889, and even for many years before that. In a report upon the sub* | ject the Superintendent of Exports, Mr. R. Crowe, says that there is a rise of 20 per cent, in prices. This is due chiefly to an increased demand abroad and reduced ocean freights. He adds: —"With butter production in* creasing at the rate of 75 tons n week just now, an abundance of ra.n and grass, and the promise of a bumper season all round, the prospects of th© - dairying industry are particularly bright." The following table gives a comparison of top prices ruling wholesale for each market day in September for the past three y> Sept. 1906. Sept. cL Que)1)'. Has the time arrived when a corporation general market should be . established at Trafalgar? Some, people thick a ...
CHAPTER XLIV A Sudden Flitting. [Newspaper Article] — The Yarragon, Trafalgar & Moe Settlement News — 11 October 1906
A Sudden Flitting. The next morning Mrs. Alexander's lawyer, Mr. Thurston, made a call upon his client, and had an Interview with her of more. than two hours' duratiou. Alter his departure, she sought Vir\x=req-\ gie, with a very grave face, and explained the nature of his business, which -paused the young girl to open wide her lovely eyes and exclaim, with astonishment: "Why, mamma, it is the strangest romance in the world! I never heard anything like it!" "Well, dear, get yourself ready as soon as possible, for we must leave town this afternoon, as there is no time to lose," her mother replied, as she arose to go to make her own preparations for the proposed journey. . "But, mamma, what shall I do about Rupert?" Virgie asked, looking trou\x=req-\ Mrs. Alexander's %ce fell at the mention of the young man's name. She had scarcely slept during the previous night, for many things troubled her, and, among others, the thought that Virgie's engagement to ; Rupert Hamilton seetned likely ...
SHIRE OF NARRACAN. COUNCIL MEETING. FRIDAY. [Newspaper Article] — The Yarragon, Trafalgar & Moe Settlement News — 11 October 1906
SHIRE OF NARRACAN. COUNCIL MEETING. FRIDAY. - The ordinary monthly meeting of the above council wus held ojj Friday last. Present—CrSfc Evans (president), Brannigan, * Davies, James, Parkes, Dickinson, Mahony, and Williams. An apology from Cr. Lloyd The outward correspondence was read and approved of,. and the principal inward was dealt with as follows From A* Stocke, Trafalgar, stibmibia* tender for fonmnj? road, Price'a to Kellia' corner, about- 20 chains, to be ploughed ritid iorrned, 22 feet wide, also culvert and draiu, for the stun of £15.—Engineer to i - report. I From Ratepayers, Narracan East, ■ 'stating that the road* approaohing I the station were in bad order, and re* | •questing that the oontrac&lt;or be not paid i in full until the said roads are put in I proper condition.—Engineer to attend, j From the Secretary Hallaton Farmers' , Piogrees Association, replying to a letter " from Mr- Denhara, read at last council: meeting, in which he stated that the above | ...
Virgie's Inheritance CHAPTER XLIII.—Continued. [Newspaper Article] — The Yarragon, Trafalgar & Moe Settlement News — 11 October 1906
Virgie's inheritance. By Mrs. G. SHELDON, Authoress of "Two Keys," "Dorothy's Jewels," "Mona, or The Secret of a Royal Mirror," "Imogen's Intrigue," etc. /'CHAPTER XLIII.—Continued. -i%n hour later Mrs. Alexander and Virgie retired, for the former was not strong yet, and therefore unequal to very much dissipation. Rupert attended them to their carriage, but just as they were about to enter it an elegant brougham drew up beside it, and Mrs. Alexander's attention was instantly attracted by a device that was emblazoned upon one of its panels. She stopped with her foot upon the "'step, and turned for a nearer view. A startled, surprised look came into S her face. \ The coat-of-arms represented a pa\x=req-\ • \ tnarchai cross, while underneath it there were stamped the words, "Droit w et Loyal." "Whose carriage is that?" Mrs. Alexander asked of Rupert. He glanced in the direction indicated. "That is Lady Linton's," he replied; "she has sent it back for Lillian." "Lady Linton's!" repeated...
THE SHIRE FINANCES. PROPOSAL TO BORROW £3000 SANCTIONED. [Newspaper Article] — The Yarragon, Trafalgar & Moe Settlement News — 11 October 1906
THE SHIRE FINANCES. PROPOSAL TO BORROW £3000 SANCTIONED. usual for shire works to be carried out, and, with a view to their being completed at the proper season of the year, he would move— "That in view of the straitened finances of the shire it is desirable to raise a loan of £3000 to meet roads' requirement —£1000 for each riding." Cr. Da-vies said be was ju favor of a loan, and considered that the west riding should! Cr Parkes was in accord with Cr. Davies' views. The sum which it was proposed to bdrrow would only about cover the tracks of the late litigation. He understood that the current revenue wbb 10 1ms spent on works in genera), and therefore favoured the securing of a loan of a larger amount. The ratepayers of the north riding were in favor of a loan— Cr Williams: What pari? Cr Parkes . Generally ; all through the riding-at Hill End, AVillowgrove\x=req-\ Cr Williams : I'm afraid not; I feel sure
AUCTION REMINDERS. [Newspaper Article] — The Yarragon, Trafalgar & Moe Settlement News — 11 October 1906
AUCTION REMINDERS; Mussrs. Skews and Patterson. Tarragon stock sales monthly. Messrs. Skew* aud Patterson trill hold a large clearing sale at, Willowgrove on Tuesday, :£3nl inst. See advt Messrs. Mathieson aud Davis. Trafalgar stock sales second and fourth Saturdays in eaoh month. Next sale—October 13. Messrs. Mathieson and Davis, iloe stock sales last Wednesday iueacb month. NextsaJa —October 81. Messrs. Jennings and Melones. Trafalgar stock sales first and third Saturdays in ewih month. Next sale-October 20. Messrs. Acinmson. Strettle and Co. Melbourne stock sales as follow—Newmarket, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays; Corpuralioa Yards, Th.ursda.vs and Fridays. For first-class printing at moderate prices, office. .... —■ The 11. C. bazaar no- Trafalgar was .well patronised last week. ( Trafalgar agent for the AVitw —Mr. J. Buchaiwa, news agent, &c. . 4 T!iq Xarracan shire council had ar\ unuswiUy late siuiug last Friday.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Yarragon, Trafalgar & Moe Settlement News — 11 October 1906
TRAFALGAR BUTCHERY A Pl'BLlC RO0;j. ! t. BBICGS AND H. SCALES 1 y :su&lt;i-: to snuono'v )&lt;> »ii&lt;- puun»f t™\x=req-\ -1* and «jnrpnwt&lt;}nj.^ di-triclthai they KEW rurOHKHY BUSINESS Jn the Main .Sln*>t, near the j>ost ofl'ur. All Miv\t r-f Hie Very TV*s(. Quality and at Jlea^onable Prices. ■ Saiall (niOils :t Speciality. Families waited mi for Orders. favor of your paf-ronag* i& respectfully BHl'H-.S and SCALES, Fumilv But\x=req-\ TRAFALGAJJ. BOOTMAKER. OST. POLLOCK, Main Street, TRAFALGAR PRACTICAL BOOTMAKER. All kinos ol se\ru, pegged, and stitched work-done at the cheapest rates. Goofl Workmanship. Xo Delay, REPAIRS A SPECIALITY. BOOTMAKER. FRED. TURNER, !. 8 H (1) F M A K £ R, ^kiin Street. TRAFALGAR. / — ft''* ^lU' on Shortest Sotn-e\x=req-\ • lomptly E^cuv.i). •Hand-sown "Work a Specialty. THE TRAFALGAR BUTTER AND CHEESE FACTOny t'QMPAXY LTD. £lie largest and most ujv wTf> DATE CO-OPERATIVE l^l.TTER FACTORY IN JipPSLAt...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Yarragon, Trafalgar & Moe Settlement News — 11 October 1906
Financial. TRUST MONEY. MOE SWAMP LANDS. •We have' a Largo Amount of MONEY TO LEND ' On the above Lands, at from 4 per cent. upwards. A. MoLEAtf ayn CO., Tilirawoi?. FARMERS. FARMERS. FARMERS. II you want to JBixy (t 3?arm. If you want to Sell yoxvr JFctvm, If you want a \Locltl on yoxLT JPcunrA If you want a \l'jOCLTi on live &£oc7t\ Implements, Deeds, or any Security Privately, On Most Reasonable Terms, You will SAVE MONEY AND TIME JOSEPH FLANAGAN,. ACCOUNTANT, 1 Land, Estate and Financial Agent, Salesbury Buildings, 150 Queen St., MELBOURNE. MONEY. "LEND 5 have a large amount o£ MONEY i COUNTRY LANDS, for a of 2, 3, 5, or 7 years, with tho option I ing principal when desired: FuJ! I THE CHEAPEST HOMY l.\ AUSTRALIA. DO Nc*. pay Exorbitant interest while you can BORROW from us at /air and reasonable cost, and on STRAIGHT-OUT CONDITIONS. Privately, Quickly and Cheaply. YOU may^ut temporary assistance, WE are willing to give it. I We advance cash on Horses, Cattle, Farm ' '-....
CHURCH SERVICES. [These notices are inserted free of cost, but must reach the office by Wednesday morning to ensure publication.] SUNDAY NEXT. OCTOBER 14, 1906. [Newspaper Article] — The Yarragon, Trafalgar & Moe Settlement News — 11 October 1906
CHURCH SERVICES. [These notices are inserted free of cost, but must reach the office by Wednesday morning to ensure publication.] Rnwmr Writ. Oimiiiea 14. 1906. Wesletak Cfltmcn.—-Trafalgar, 11 a.m., Mr. Watukoni; Trafalgar, 7 p.m., Mr. Waujliorn; Trafalgar South, 11 a.m., Rav. Edward*, Thorpdale, " p.m., Mr. Singleton; Cliilders, 3 p.m., Mr. Sin^letoo; Narraean, 3 p.m., Mr. Watcliorn; oe, 7 p.m., B«v. : Kd words; SwauipE. ,3 p.m., Rev. fc/div&rila. | Pre?i>vtesia5 CauBCU.—The liev. J. A. I T»vk>r will conduct service* next Sunday as follow:—Trafalgar, 11 a.oi; Willowgrove, I 3 p.w,; Moo. 7.30 jun. '
IN CASE OF FIRE. [Newspaper Article] — The Yarragon, Trafalgar & Moe Settlement News — 11 October 1906
IN CASE OF FIRE. "In case of your clothing catching fire," says the head of a fire brigade, "the main point is to keep calm. "Don't run; it merely creates a draught that fans the flameg, and what might he a harmless but painful accident becomes fatal. "If it is your own clothing that you have set alight, and you are alone, grasp the first thing you can, wrap it round yourself, and smother the flames, If there is nothing close at hand, roll on the floor. Fire anywhere about your clothing requires as much coolness as it does quickness. "The rules that apply to yourself apply to extinguishing flames on others. They can be more quickly and safely used, however. Without danger to yourself you can throw a rug, bedspread, overcoat, or anything within your reach and extinguish the fire before it has had time to inflict more than painful burns. The heavier and thicker the cloth or rug you use the\x=req-\ better, as it is less liable to catch fire itself. Endeavor to cover the head first, and...
TABOR MARKET REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — The Yarragon, Trafalgar & Moe Settlement News — 11 October 1906
TABOR MARKET REPOR'/ Horsley's Ivabor Agency, 480 Bourke street, Melbourne, reports:— — There is keen demand for milkers and farm hands, and men for this work are only obtainable at the rates quoted. The export season is responsible for a good demand lor butchers. We quote ruling wage as follows:—Bakers 25s. to 40s. and keep for single hands, seconds 20s. to 25s., improvers and carters las. to £1 per week and keep, pastry cooks 60s. to fuis. per week, butchers 25a. to 35s. and keep, 40s. to 55s. dry, carpenters 9s. to 10s., tinsmiths, plumbers and ironworkers Ss., Us. and 10s. per day, blacksmiths, shoeing and general, Ss. to 9s., agricultural 9s. to 10s., coach\x=req-\ smiths 9s. to 10s. per day, coach, painters 8s. to 9s.. coach-trimmers 9s. to 10s. per day, saw-mill hands, henchmen 9s. to 10s., filers 7i. to 8s., engine drivers 7s. 6d. to 9a., fallers, bullock and horse drivers, pullers out, 7s. to 8s., handlemen 6s. 6d. to 7s. per day, farm and station hands, milkers . 20s. to 2...
A DUEL WITHOUT PISTOLS. [Newspaper Article] — The Yarragon, Trafalgar & Moe Settlement News — 11 October 1906
A DUEL WITHOUT PISTOLS. In Kentucky some sixty years ago a travelling preacher named Bowman —a strong muscular fellow—was conducting a series of religious services. At one of his meetings a well-known - desperate character created a disturbance, and being publicly rebuked by Bowman sent him a challenge Bowm-an.-a^i^-^aiitrngedr-p'artj-^^*^ the choice of •wtapoha. He selected a half-bushel of Irish potatoes as big as his fist, for each zuan, and stipulated that his opponent must stand 15 paces .distant, and that only one potato at a time should be taken from the measure. The desperado was fur\x=req-\ I ious at being thus freshly insulted, land made an indignant protest; .but Bowman insisted upon hia rights as the challenged man, and threatened to denounce the desperado as a coward if he failed to come to time. As there was no way out of the fix but to flght, the desperado consented. The encounter took place-on the outskirts of the town. Almost everybody in the' place was present- to ...
GRAIN AND PRODUCE MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — The Yarragon, Trafalgar & Moe Settlement News — 11 October 1906
R W" G"49V1hite,497 F[?1d 'a UCe toF™liIBSl'°r.-ilarSrFimi. V™» fac- '' ffi fe-irxvAk'ss: separator, lOJd to lid. good 10J. to lO.id. HoneyUPri.rortwtcd, 3,1. to Sid.; m». ssrstoa 5Jd. to 6'd.J medium and heavy weights -id. s,5„t..f5K2'rr\x=req-\ Poultry.—Fair supply. All clasps inM luts,-.^. id. to -Is 2d. Pullet,* ditio^- ^jTssrw toVi'rid. • I'd. tc 12s. 6d, small lower, Geese, 4s. (3d. £> 6s. 3d. » Gram, 4c.-0ats, stout Algerian, 2s. Id. Chaff, £2'l281C6d to£2 17s. It', m^diTm, S 5s. to £2 10s., _ inferior lower._ Hay, it' ^niont' sp^isb, £6rfor0 priJS lines
WARRAGOL STOCK SALE. [Newspaper Article] — The Yarragon, Trafalgar & Moe Settlement News — 11 October 1906
WARRAGOL STOCK SALE. j Messrs Skews aud Patterson report having held their usual weekly market at tbeir yards, Warragul, ou Thursday last-. There was a full yarding of cattle, and a good demand for all classes, at fair prices. Really good dairy cows were scarce, but there were some bad heifers yarded. Tbey quote ns under :—Pigs—Suckers, 12s to ] 4s ; slips, 12s to 16s ; stores, 17s to 23s ; porkers, 21s to 27s ; baconers, 40s to 48s. Cattle - 500 yavded. Best milkers, £7 to £7 15s ; second do., £6 to £0 15s ; others, from £5 10s ; aged and inferior, from £4 ; springers, best, £6 10s to £7 10s ; second do., £5 10s to £6 ; aged, from L3 15s ; springing heifers, best, £6 10s to £8. The latter price, which topped the market, was made by a very shapely Ayrshire heifer, bred and sold by Mr R. Hewitt, of Bloorofield.. As this heifer was only two yeai'6 old, sbe was a credit to ber breeder. Second-class bei/ers, £5 5s to £6 ; others, from £4 108 ; do., 2yrs., L3 to £-1; do., yearlings, 32s ...
MELBOURNE PIG MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — The Yarragon, Trafalgar & Moe Settlement News — 11 October 1906
MELBOURNE PIG MARKET. Messrs. Adamsou, Strettle and Co. report under date 4th Octobef:— \ I 1360 pigs yarded. Stores.—Owiog to the. presence of / country buyers the demand was good,--*' strong sorts making from 19s. to 22s.; medium, 15s. to 17s.; slips, 10s. to 14s.; suckers, Gs. to 12a., according to quality. Poukebb.—Prime heavy realized from 37e. to 41s.; prime medium, 32s. to 3Gs.; prime light, from 28s.; inferior, from 25s. Bacon Pigs.—Prime heavy-weights, prime, 4Gs. to 54s.; Jight, 55s. to 05s.; rough,Pfr6m 35s " Cames.—We sold from