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THE VALUE OF ADVERTISING. ORDERS FROM A LOFTY SPHERE. [Newspaper Article] — The Yarragon, Trafalgar & Moe Settlement News — 21 April 1904
[THE VALUE OF ADVERTISING. ORDERS FROM A LOFTY SPHERE.. The "Times" of Tuesday says that Mr. G\ Brown, blacksmith, of Trafal gar, has received an order for iron chimneys from a person in far-off '.Budgeree; and it is hinted that the said person probably saw G. B.'s advt. in the columns of the "Times." Well, we don't know where Budgeree is lo cated, but we remember the incident of the lpte C. E. Parson-Politician Jones and the "savagesof Bungaree," in the neighborhood of Golden Ballarat. We call t say for certain that the News circulates in the wilds of -either Budgeree or Bungaree, but we dp^ know that it is read by the inhabitants of far-distant lands, as the following incident shows:-About a fortnight ago we received a note from Clement stated that on the evening previous to writing he was making a survey of the raoon through one of his 200*fon spy glasses, when he was surprised to see the man who inhabits that far-away land gesticulating and beckoning in a most extraordinary mann...
MOE REVISION COURT. [Newspaper Article] — The Yarragon, Trafalgar & Moe Settlement News — 21 April 1904
MOE REVISION COURT. A court for the revision of the general and ratepayers' lists for the Narracan division of the electoral dis trict.of Walhalla was conducted at Moe on Thursday last. The following were expunged from THE RATEPAYERS* ^LIST.: 28, James H, Attwocd; 78, W. E. Brewer; 79, Thomas Francis Bride; 96, S. Brown; 109, A. Burr; 123, James T. Callow; 120, Patrick Calla gan; 229, James Dunn; 265, John Forrest; 307, W. A. Graham ; 354, P. W. Heyman; 226, Thos. Haigh. 336, Thos. G. Harkness ; 368, 370 and 371, Michael Hogan, 415, David Ken nedy ; 442, Ben Langford; 468, Charles Litaize; 459, (Samille Litaize; 469, John Lobb; 491, Thomas Maples; 508, Percy Merchant; 543, Arthur L. Murphy; 483, Maurice Mahoney; 569 Murdoch M'Donald; 567, Michael j M'Donald ; 694, Jeremiah Rvan ; 737, W. H. Smaller; 787, -Clmrles H. Tempest; 628, J. Payne; 818, James Wall; 863, George Wigall; 858, James Whitlon ; 457, Charles Litaize; 460, Camille Litaize; 797, William Tucker. Allowed to remain on t...
YA RAGON POLICE COURT THURSDAY, APRIL 14, 1904. Before Messrs. J. Campbell and J. McMahon, J.'s P. UNLAWFUL ASSAULT. [Newspaper Article] — The Yarragon, Trafalgar & Moe Settlement News — 21 April 1904
| YA RAGON POLICE COURT THURSDAY, APRIL 14, 19oi Before Messrs. J. Campbell and J. McMabon, J.'s P. UNLAWFUL ASSAULT. Constable Ryan- proceeded against' Ernest Collis and Murray Hanna for unlawfully insulting each other. The men were separately charged, but it was decided to ta^ce both ca&es to-; gether. They were undefended and | "pleaded guilty, the latter 'Sunder great provocation." t The constable's evidence was to the effect tliat pn Saturday evening, 9th inst., the defendants had a quarrel in Strain'8 billiard room, at Yjnfragon.; Blows were exchanged and an ad journment was made to the yard, where a stand up fight took place. Witness was not in time &lt; to jprevent the fight, and on his arrival Collis ap peared to have been knocked about a good deal, while his opponent showed little or no signs of an encounter. Both admitted tne offence, and witness told them he would have to summons them. " Arthur H. Doy deposed that , on the evening in question lie was in S...
COALVILLE. [Newspaper Article] — The Yarragon, Trafalgar & Moe Settlement News — 21 April 1904
COALVILLE. On Thursday last, 14th inat., Mr and Mr$ Humphries, of Glen Cope, Coalville, enter tained a large number of miesta at an evening party ia honor of the comuig of age of their son "Fred," there, being visitors present from Geelong, Moe, Narracan and Thorpdale. Dancing and games were freely indulged ' Mr W. Kyan ; song,' In the shadow of the Pines,' Mr L, Thorpe; recitation, * Aont Tabitba,1 Mis* E. White (this young lady, who hails from Geelong, proved herself as able elocutionist, her reciting being quite a treat to listen to) ; song,' Woman's Way,' Miaa Ashton ; song, ' It fhe Waters could speak as they fiow,' Mx C. David ; song, 'BlacksheeploTesyoubeBt'MissA.Horsnel!; . BCDg,' Faces we never forget,' Mr C. David;, recitation,' Smiting the Bock,' Miss E. White; I pianoforte duet, 4 Aurora Floyed,' Mr and 1 Miss David ; song, 'Far away,' Mies Deane (Geelong); recitation, ' Hooligan V.O.,' Mr A. Cook. Miss E. David, of Coalville, acted ai accompanist, and fulfilled her duti...
MOE. [Newspaper Article] — The Yarragon, Trafalgar & Moe Settlement News — 21 April 1904
WOE. All'the arrangements for the bain* .-quiet^and -sdcial to-Bro. T. Haich' by the brethren of the local Oddfellows' lodge, on Friday next, are in a very forward state, and the same promises to be a. great success. A final meeting waa held at Bro. G. 8utton'&lt;s yes terday (Wednesday) evening. ? it pljeaeing innovation took place at, the Moe Church of England on' Sunday evening. The organ Jla8 been sent to Melbourne to undergo repairs, and Dr.; and Mrs. Phelps assisted the choir With the 'cello ana violin. * General regret was expressed in Moe when it became known that Mr. B. Conley's eldest son, 21 years of age, had passed away. He had been ailing -for some time, consequently his death was not unexpected. Tbe Moe Rifle GInb committee met at tbe residence of Mr E. Cooper od Wedneiday oight last. T e principal matter discussed was that of miking -arraoger&ente for tbe Kifle ' lob Union delegates' meeting to take place at Moe on the 22nd April, at 12 noon. The matte...
CHAPTER VIII. HARTWELL MEETS A LADY. [Newspaper Article] — The Yarragon, Trafalgar & Moe Settlement News — 21 April 1904
CHAPTER VIII. If we pass over twelve days from that night of Hartwell's coming homo to Addison Road--twelve days which Hartwell spent in a state of the hard est menial strain, in learning a thou-' sand facts, in. conversing with fifty people whom he had never before seen, in fighting his way to amore entrench ed position in the kingdom which he haa seized upon, and, generally, in getting to himself that almost "new .* sense' of sharp insight which the many calls upon his wits made need ful to him-if we pass over these act ive twelve days, we find him on the thirteenth afternoon sitting in his pri vate room in his Fenchurch street office, looking through a number of documents relating to landed estate, such as title deeds, conveyances, mort gages, liens, and so on, which ne had not had the time to look into before. From these he now found himself the owner of an important estate in Bucks, of another in Hampshire, and of a smaller one in Norfolk. This last was that Corton Estate, wher...
NARRACAN. [Newspaper Article] — The Yarragon, Trafalgar & Moe Settlement News — 21 April 1904
NARRACAN. The Narracan public ball is now completed, and arrangements are being made for the formal opening, which ceremony will take place on the 29th instant, when a grand concert, and ball will be held. An attractive programn^ is being prepared for the concert, and a eub-comraittee, consisting ot Messrs. S. White, F. Maan, B. Lawrence, M. Macgregor and F. Halden have charge "of affairs. : The Narracan East tennis players journeyed to Boolarra a few days since to play a friendly match, which proved an easy win for the home team, the scores being: Boolarra 58 gaines;1 Narracan East 39 games. i
THE EVIL THAT MEN DO, Published by special arrangement with Ward, Lock & Co., Land, and Melb. [All Rights Reserved.] CHAPTER VII.—Continued. [Newspaper Article] — The Yarragon, Trafalgar & Moe Settlement News — 21 April 1904
EVIL THAT MEN DO, BY M. P. 8H1EL, Author of " The Bajah's Sapphire," " Prince Zaleski," &c., _Published by special arrangement with Ward, Lock & Co., Land, and Melb. [All Sights Reserved.] CHAPTEB VII.-Continued. ^W«JSS| he rA^liWO £etoutj ,but almost before Sis hi? ^ himself anew how that was, iws attention was all drawn off d,?^^ question by the strange con duct of a mastiff-a large, buff wateh ed^toSTh 'By""rYhicil had bound . ? the outer hall, as the carriaw entered the drive. Bull had K f of Drayton's, S Item* ment H.art.well appeared at the ear hfm'znd'te fondle7by -Mm- tat'fcffi s^en^P!h?h^a-ilf »i«,waa kaPPa-rer'% about to spring with a brisjJing neck and nr, good meaning upon tSe new TOm?r i" a?ain be stopped short whinpd pvf- If UQ backwards, witA vague The coachman, seeing all this m.,t ' HStwelKhtTC J "31/",,^ | to»,b-6 reaoS0Md with seyereV? 1 3TTS-n^32?1' Shook hands ail .rouna, reS6lp«gOheir coj^Faterf#riiflis*J Wtoaf1^ many bows and an opening of the ...
SHADY CREEK. [Newspaper Article] — The Yarragon, Trafalgar & Moe Settlement News — 21 April 1904
SHADY CREEK. The picnic and sports held at Shady ? Creek on Easter Monday was a most enjoyable outing, both for old and young. The promoters were blessed with unusually fine weather for Easter j time. After family parties had par- i taken of dinner, an adjournment was made to the arena, where a good pro gramme of sports were well carried through. Cr Williams aid Mr X. Maepliersbu acted" fla judgfs; Mr Hector Lamont as starter; and the handicapping of Messrs A. Doherty, Gus. Fechner and F. Byford gave satisfaction. The duties of secretary were carried out by Mr F. Byford ' : In the cveninp. a dam* was hsld in the ballroom at the Shady Creek dotal. The room was placed at the disposal of the committee bv Mr Lfc liberty, and was tastefully decorated by.MiBses Doberfy and Mr Kennedy. Songs and recitations were rendered aurinor evening, and were listened to bf an mpphefbyMrrSfordlnlus usual up-to-date style, while the duties of il.c. were carried out by Mr F. Byford'
Mrs Wicks on Mothers-in-Law. [Newspaper Article] — The Yarragon, Trafalgar & Moe Settlement News — 21 April 1904
Mrs Wicks on Mothers-in-' Law. Of course, there's two sides to every thing*, as the boy said when the doc tor asked him if his Christmas din ner'a been worth it. Mothers-in-law aren't no exception, though, from the nonsense talked about them, you'd wonder anybody but orphans ever got I don't hold, myself, with their liv in' in th« same house with their child rea-in-law. Every bride should have her own front door to my thinkin'. Wick's mother was alive when we r~~* married, an' he put out ; gaged to marry one person; an' she settled in a town a few miles away, ] an' I went over to see her twice week reg'lar till we buried her corr been opposite1 one of us at every meal. ' A bride's got to make 1... takes, an' the proper person to be on the spot to see them is the man who'll set her methods down as improve ments on old ones, an' blame circum- j stances, not her, for failui doesn't want a teacher at . much as the person who comes round to give the prizes. J I'm not meanin' that a mothe...
CHAPTER IX. HARTWELL IS IN GREAT PERIL. [Newspaper Article] — The Yarragon, Trafalgar & Moe Settlement News — 21 April 1904
CHAPTER IX. HABTWELL IS IN GREAT PERIL. exile from Pall Mall and from those two rooms behind. Piccadilly" where his man, Magee, made Irish bulls, and told to Oswald whatever | Oswald did not . doings and mov&lt; the great world. Precise",; why he had slept a night ir sucsh'a "hole," as Oswald called the "Anchor," he could not have told; but he had wished to be on the spot; something very odd in "James's de nial to him that he knew Letty Barnes, when he certainly did, ana in her strange disappearance, without taking any hat with her, stirred up some in terest in Oswald's rather aull mind. not like him to be there in a bed of that "Anchor" tavern, but no, one is always a fossil and there Os- I wald was. girl; Letty's appearance, dress, ha- : bits, were described in the Norfolk, papers, with comments on her good ! name, her "walk and conversation," her place and use in the little local1 world where she had lived and run her course; she had been a good chapel-goer, and, till_lat...
For the Children. TWO COLLEGE BOYS. [Newspaper Article] — The Yarragon, Trafalgar & Moe Settlement News — 21 April 1904
! For the Children. TWO COLLEGE BOYS. Two boys left home with just enough money to take them through collere ^ornWS ' tacked the college problems success fully, passed the graduation, received their diplomas from the faculty, also commendatory letters to a large shin building firm with which they & sired employment. Ushered into the waiting-room of the head of the firm, the first was given an audience. Bfe presented his letters. "What can you do?" asked the man of millions. " I should like some sort of a clerk waiting companion-" You . and leave your address." The other presented himself and hia the reply. The magnate touohed a bell which called the superintendent. jou anything to put a man to ant & man to sort & replied the superintendent. And the college graduate went to sorting scrap-iron. One week passed, and the president, meeting the . superintendent, asked, "How is the new man getting on?" " Oh," said the boss, "he did his work so weli and never watche...
People Like Celebrities. [Newspaper Article] — The Yarragon, Trafalgar & Moe Settlement News — 21 April 1904
people Like Celebrities. i Some years ago the writer met a poai I tively startling representation of tord ? Beaconsfield. It was in a small chand ' le^s shop in Hoxton, and so close was the resemblance of the old man to the statesman that he was nick-named "Dizzy." He liked it, too, and en couraged the little conceit by having the well-remembered curling lock on the forehead. A thin edition of Mr. Charles Brad laugh might have been recently seen wandering about the British Museum; and George Groesmith, though he may not be' aware of it, -may almost any cate of himself in Bi fitaonv - fihnnted. 'ft friend of the painter Stanfield. And who should respond to the call but Lord Derby, the one who was Prime Minister? He had before been taken for Stanfield. Sunny, too, in sound, is not unlike Stanley, the name of tie Derbys. When an ordinary man bears some similarity in feature or mariner to a celebrity, he usually takes it as a com pliment to be reminded of. the fact. In .deed, there are ...
Jokes of the Czars. [Newspaper Article] — The Yarragon, Trafalgar & Moe Settlement News — 21 April 1904
Jokes of the Czars. The .sovereigns 'of Russia,'ai well' as her generals, have' occasionally ap peared in the field of pleasantly,' though usually in a s.omewhat practic al form. Peter the Great's favorite at oile of pie, jest of placing on fc^e table little dwarf in i , uniform, is well known, and aptly il lustrates that tadte and feeling which - alloyed the many splendid virtues *o! this strangely-mingled character. I., who, learning that one &lt;Jf his fco bles, a personal friend of his own, had' fallen into embarrassed circumstances, sent him a handsomely-bound book en- - titled "a friend in need," the leaves of which proved to consist entirely of bank-bills. On their next meeting the Ozar inquired how his friend liked the new work., "Tour majesty," an- . swered the courtier, with the freedom of a licensed wag, "I 'have just fin-. ished the first volume with much sat isfaction, and am tfpme to ask if the second is 'in.'" The Emperor laugh ed good-hizmoredly, and showed h...
THE SECRET OF IT. [Newspaper Article] — The Yarragon, Trafalgar & Moe Settlement News — 21 April 1904
THE SECRET OF IT. Where does the clerk of the weather store The days that are dreary and blue? In your soul is a room with a shining And all those days are there. Where does the clerk of the weather keep The days that are dreary and blue? In a second room in your soul they sleep, And you have the keys -of the two. And why are my days so ofteii^JL^ Fi?le&lt;f full of clouds and of gloom? Because you forget at the break of day. And open the dreary room.
MELBOURNE CATTLE SALES. [Newspaper Article] — The Yarragon, Trafalgar & Moe Settlement News — 21 April 1904
MELBOURNE' CATTLE'S&LE"S. -V The Associated Agents'- (Messrs. J. K. Jennings and M'Innes, Messrs. MThail ros. and Co., Mr. W. H. Wilson, Messrs. Abbott and Co., Messrs. A damson, Strettle and Co., Messrs. Campbell and Sons) conjoint report (14th April):-"The supply was a fairly repre sentative one, a large proportion consisting of nice quality heifers and good forward spring ers. afilkers.-The denind was brisk, and highly satisfactory prices were realised. Springers.-Best descriptions were in steady request, while medium and backward sorts were a shade easier. Stores-The demand was irregular, and late rates were barely maintained. For good fat and fleshy cows the 1 demand was inactive at about fonW rates. Quotations:-' est milkers, from £11 5s to £13 10s; extra, nt £15; good do., £9 10s to £11; medium, from £7 10s to £0; best spring ers, from £9 to £11; good do., from £7 to £8; best heifers, to £8 12s 0d; medium and back ward, frcm £4; prime fat ccvrs, to £8; fleshy and good...
The News. (Late Advocate.) PRINTED- AT- TRAFALGAR. AND PUBLISHED THURSDAY MORNINGS. THURSDAY, APRIL 21, 1904. NOTES AND COMMENTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Yarragon, Trafalgar & Moe Settlement News — 21 April 1904
-lie 'itcnfe. " ; (Late Advocate.') PRINTED - ATT -. TRAFALGAR.; .THURSDAY, APklL 21, 1904.' NOTES'. AND. COMMENTS, Strange to say, there were 110 Trafal gar casea before the Yarragon police cpiyt last Thursday, and as a result the charge sheet was an unusually light one, and the whole business was . concluded in about half an hour. Under' the 4 heading "A Homeless Teacher," the "Axgus" of Friday lust contains the following', par. from its rThirolgon'correspondent:-"The Edu cation department has reported to the local board of advice that, in conse quence of the teacher being unable to hud. boarding ^cconunodatiou, the scliool at J o"erala»g .North twill pro bably be closed;- ' Owing to the reported scarcity of quail within easy distance of Mel bourne at the present time,' the Vic torian Poultry and Kennel Club field trials committee has decided to post i pone the field trials from April 23 and 2C> to June 4 and 6, Now Insolvents.-Frederick James Peachey, of Thorpdale, late of ile...
MARKET REPORTS. TRAFALGAR CATTLE SALES. [Newspaper Article] — The Yarragon, Trafalgar & Moe Settlement News — 21 April 1904
| MARKET^ REPORTS. TRAFALGAR CATTLE SALES. Alessra. Jennings auJ McLnnes held at Trafalgar last Saturday, under very favorable conditions as regard's weather, the afternoon being perfect for the transaction of out door bus inesses. The yarding consisted of over 200 head of mixed stock from all parts of the district, the majority being of good to prime quality. When this firm started fortnightly gales iu Trafalgar some wiseacres predicted that after three or four attempts a re turn would be made to monthly sales, but after four or five months' success ful experience that firm has established a bi-monthly cattle market which has institution. Surprise is often express ed at the large quantity of cattle so regularly yarded, but the firm is so well and favorably known throughout Gippsland that stock is sent in from all directions and from considerable tributable in no small degree to the fact that they have a large and regular following of genuine buyers. Ail lots were Cleared last Satur...
TO OUR NUMEROUS PATRONS. [Newspaper Article] — The Yarragon, Trafalgar & Moe Settlement News — 21 April 1904
'TO OUR NUMEROUS PATRONS., that a Complete Plant, consisting of entirely New Material,has juBt been imported direct from London for the office of this journal. Everything has been carefully selected by nn experienced printer, and istoorcugUy up-to-date. Hie proprietary can -therefore Guarautee Satisfaction in all .-Jnsfies of Job Printing. Not only' the Quality of our work, but also our Prices, will compare .favorably with any other office fe'Gippsknd, yB encouraging your local ^aper y.ou^promote the welfwe of tKe district; -.AftihtM farther Several choice allotments of lni)&lt;3 for sale lp Trafalgar." Full particulars at this office. Important to business people. If voti want vour business to increase,, advertise 111 this .paper. For pood printing atf reasonable prices, tiy. this
DEPUTATION RE LOCAL REQUIREMENTS. REQUESTS FAVORABLY ENTERTERTAINED. [Newspaper Article] — The Yarragon, Trafalgar & Moe Settlement News — 21 April 1904
DEPUTATION RE LOCAL REQUIREMENTS. REQUESTS FAVORABLY ENTER TERTAINED. srell attended public meeting recently held in Trafalgar a depute tion consisting of Messrs. J. T. Gibson, J. Keogh and J. Grant was appoint ed toproceed to Melbourneand place be fore the authorities several urgently needed local requirements. The first named gentleman wag, unfortunately, not able to go, but Messrs. Keogli and Grant left for the city last Thurs day morning. THE SETTLEMENT LEASES. ' A deputation representing the Moe Swamp settlers 'holding land under swamp conditional purchase leases waited on the Minister of lands on Thursday last, and asked that pro- j vision be made by legislation to enable them to borrow on the security of their leases after a period of three years, in stead of having to wait six years as they are obliged to do under the exist tng terms of the Act. It was pointed out that in the first year of the settlers' occupation no money was received, and that during the second and third y...