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OBITUARY. [Newspaper Article] — The Yarragon, Trafalgar & Moe Settlement News — 21 April 1904
OBITUARY. A. fortnight ag > we announced that Mr. James Conley, of Trafalgar, had been taken suddenly ill when working with his father, Mr. B. Conley, near the butter factory, and had been re moved to his parents residence and placed under medical treatment. . It is now our painful duty to record the young man's death, which melancholy •event took place last Thursday morn ing. Immediately on his removal home Dr. Phelps, of Moe, was sum moned to his bedside, and he at once saw that the symptoms were of a very serious nature. The sufferer had af fection of the lungs in a bad form, fol lowed by internal hemorrhage. As the condition of the patieiit became inore alarming additional medical aid was sought. Dr. Home, or Yarragon, 1 beingcalledinforconsultation'with Dr. Pbelps. Notwithstanding the combin ed medical skill thus brought to bear, and the careful nursing of an affec tionate mother and family, the patient became weaker as the end approached. Arrangements had been m^de for his ...
THE COMING ELECTIONS. MR. HARRIS, M.L.A.,. AND THE LABOR PARTY. [Newspaper Article] — The Yarragon, Trafalgar & Moe Settlement News — 21 April 1904
THE COMING ELECTIONS. MR, HAJtRIS, M.L.A.,. AND TBF. LABOR PARTY. Tho following is a copy of the letter senif&y Mr. Harris. M.L.A., in aiiswei' to the Secretary of the local branch of the Political Labor Council, asking him if he "would be willing to sigxi the Lab6r platform:— , ; r Melbourne, 25th Mateh, 19C4. ^ Secretary Political Labor' League, WalhaHa. My dear Sir—I am in .receipt' 6.1' your1 esteemed and valued letter, in' which you do methe honor of asking if 1 am .willing to sign t)ie Labor plat form and comply witliv the rules of the League. - Whilst deeply grateful for the 'kind- considelvition extended to' wards me by your enquiry, whicli illustrates the confidence the memb.eiv repose in me, .1 can assure yqu thai should I be returned- at the ensuing general election I shall -continue--to uphold the same liberal and progressive, principles- that I have advocated, and supported .for .so many .years, but ' t&lt;> suable me'1 to' do so I cannot bind my self...
MELBOURNE PIG MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — The Yarragon, Trafalgar & Moe Settlement News — 21 April 1904
MELBOURNE PIO MARKET. The Associated Agents conjoint report (14tli April):—"The market wns heavily supplied 2,270 having been penned, comprising i,J00 baconers, COO porkers, 400 stores, remainder weightier sorts. Stores.—The demand was unsteady, prices showing a further tendency in favour of buyers. Porkers.—The supply was fully ample fpi requirements, consequent ly competition was without animation, and prices ruled easier. Bnconers.—In view of the largely-increased supply, together with only a moderate number of buyera present, the demand was exceedingly dull, and sales were difficult to effect at decidcdly reduced figures. It was estimated that almost without exception prices ruled at least 10s. per head lower. Bockfatters were in slack request, and for such the decline in prices was equally pronounced. Quotations:—Backfatters, about 150, extra prime and weighty, from 55s to to 65s; with eytra prime heavy fats, from ' £3 10s to £4 10f, Baconers, about 280 extra prime and heavy, 4...
FARM AND DAIRY NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — The Yarragon, Trafalgar & Moe Settlement News — 21 April 1904
FARM AND DAIRY NOTES. A-recent, cablegram frmr, t„ j sa ix«s s«ppterfiis &lt;?' QuMi£d?84Vtoe8Sy°J!lLW|lei' 90'; Danish is quoted it D8" ' million dozen is too laro-A-i u &lt;. myso A™Ttor* and train loads to better grasD it ft would mate, appmtimatLl/jm loads, or ?0 long U. laadJ'rfL* Hat s only one small comm„nlt?%' miles north of San Francisco It 1? the biggwrt poultry section'in a* world yet there are many other, over the fctate which are full,- as w.ll • i ted to poultry-raising J f "^P" Tbe aystem of 3aiiy inspects „ carried out in New °* flreat measure the reason that the InnH of the Moa has led the chief Au«t™ fllsn states m butter-majring wh" "™" cellent itaff. of gffldenand instructors" Ijm. employed. At me Morjvirhe™ the amount of Mk ^ire/'; .gallons ,wr. %, not a drop enteri" I without, the manager testing it' Tim writer has W,, jy» ^ » jog lona sent back to the Suppliers, an! in &lt;me case it was on account of'a suo pl.er informing the manager ....
COULTER'S CRITERION DRAMATIC COMPANY. [Newspaper Article] — The Yarragon, Trafalgar & Moe Settlement News — 21 April 1904
COULTER'S CRITERION DRA MATIC COMPANY. Mr. W. J. Coulter's well-known dra matic company paid a return visit to Trafalgar last Saturday, and appeared in the mechanics' institute during the evening in a powerful drama entitled "In Mighty London," There was a very large audience, the house being crowded, and the performance ran smoothly from beginning to end. "In Mighty London" is a drama abound ing in stirring and exciting incidents, and is probably one of Sims' greatest productions. Mr. Coulter bas an ex cellent company of experienced actors and actresses the latter in particular being high up in their profession. Every act of the play held the house spell-bound from start to finish, and the hearty applause bestowed on the performers afforded ample testimony both as to their undoubted ability and of the genuine appreciation of the audience. On Monday evening the company presented the popular mili tarj* drama, "The Bugle Call," in an equally creditable manner, but owing to the incleme...
DISTRICT NEWS. (FROM OUR CORRESPONDENTS.) THE SETTLEMENT. [Newspaper Article] — The Yarragon, Trafalgar & Moe Settlement News — 21 April 1904
DISTRICT NEWS. ! (FROM ODE CORRESPONDENTS.) THE SETTLEMENT. smash-up" in -the drought at last and in no part of this district will the chance be more welcomed than on the Moe settlement. The rain came none too soon, as the want of water was becoming a serious matter, "both for ordinary farm work and for domestic purpose?* The settlers appear well satisfied with the result of the deputation to the Minister of Lands last week, when ap plication was made for an alteration oi clause 5 oi the leases. Although the settlers will not have exactly what might be termed a "free hand," they will nevertheless be able to-borrow on tlieir holdings at the end of three years instead of having to wait six years, .provided the Minister for the time being is satisfied as to the bona fides of the transaction.. .
AUCTION REMINDERS. [Newspaper Article] — The Yarragon, Trafalgar & Moe Settlement News — 21 April 1904
AUCTION REMINDERS. Messrs. Jennings and Mclnnes' next I fortnightly cattle sale at Trafalgar on I Saturday, 7tli prox. I Messrs. Matbieson and Davis will | hold their usual monthly sale at Tra- i | falgar on Saturday, 14th prox. Messrs. Skews and Patterson's monthly cattle sale at Yarragon on1 Tuesday, May—. : A truck of pigs consigned to Jen-: nings and Mclnnes will he forwarded from Yarragon to Melbourne on Wed nesday next.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Yarragon, Trafalgar & Moe Settlement News — 21 April 1904
PiiofessioxAii Notices. [a card.] HUBERT KELLY, Barrister and Solicitor* Proctor and Convcyanccr, j TRAFALGAR, Visits MOE Evf.ry Tcesdav. All kinds of LEGAL WORK Transited. Rogers and Rogers, | BARRIST&rS TRAFALGAR Omce: ' RITERION Hoteu | Bead Office: 408 ollins St. Melbourne. \V, WARRINGTON ROGERS will j VISIT TRAFALGAR MR W. WARRINGTON ROGERS, L.L.B. | Parlinmentoty Agent. A. "WARRINGTON ROGERS, Parliamentary Agent. CciBMisaioiicr for South Australia and | Tasmania. MONEY — TO — LEND. FRANK GEACH, Barrister and Solicitor, Proctor and Conveyancer. J *T 7ISITS Moc on Council day. Trafalgar-1 V Jennings and Mclnnesx' sale day. Yar, ragon, .Saturday lx?fore court day. Thorpdale, ! first Monday in Month. 1 TRUST MOMEYS TO LEND. Heip OreiCE: STX&B'f; - "WAS R ACftJL' (Next lo "Gnanlian" Office), "Where Mr. Ueach amy l>e Consulted Daily. " M. DAVINE, Barrister and S0LiciT0Rf Queen Street, WARRAGUL. Attends all District Courts. COMMISSIONER . OF THE SUPREME COURT | FOR...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Yarragon, Trafalgar & Moe Settlement News — 21 April 1904
Bosk ess' Notices. DRESSMAKING. MRS.- SMITH (Late of Monrall), HAVING decided to start business in-Tra falgar, iB prepared to execute all orders entrusted to her with promptness. latest stales. PriceR to suit the times. A Trial Solicited. Fit and Workmanship Guaranteed. Note the address Next 8tate School, TRAFALGAR. DUX CYCLE DEPOT, TRAFALGAR. THIRST-CLASS New and Secondhand _1J Machiner, for Cash, or on Terms. All accessories stocked- Repairs carefully execu ted. Call and inspect. N. LAWLESS, Agent. Trafalgar, i H. STANLEY, Practical WATCHMAKER and JEWELLER, ■ TRAFALGAR. All REPAIRS effected at City Prices, and Guaranteed for Twelve Months. A good supply of Watches, Clocks, Jewellery, and all kinds of musical Instruments on hand. Address: Next door to Lawless' Coffee Palace, TRAFALGAR. Branches at Moe and Traralgon. GOOD; NEWS FOR TRAFALGAR. t.|ikAWLESS, ■ ^HXmDRESSEK, TOBACCONIST, STATIONER, DESIRES to Intimate to the residents of | Trafalgar and surrounding district that; lie occ...
CHURCH SERVICES. SUNDAY NEXT, APRIL 24, 1904. [Newspaper Article] — The Yarragon, Trafalgar & Moe Settlement News — 21 April 1904
CHURCH SERVICES. Sundat Next, Aj>im, 24, 1904. • We8U2ya>' Cnuncn.—Trafalgar, 11 a.m., Mr. S. Scott; 7.30 p.m., Mr. Singleton. Trafalgar South, 3 p.m., Mr. Singletou. Coalville, 3 p.m., Mr. Tiilotson. Thorpdalc,-3 p,m., flfr. ■ . Green. Thorjxlule Sotidt, 11 u.in., Mr. Green. Narrucan, 7.30 p.m., Mr. Giblett. Moe, 7.30 p.m., Rev. Fielding. Tanjil South, 3 p.m., Rev. FieTding. Hill, End, i 11 a.m., .Rev. Fielding.
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — The Yarragon, Trafalgar & Moe Settlement News — 21 April 1904
DEATH. Coxlev.—On the 14th April, at his parents residence, Trafalgar, James Frances, eldest and dearly beloved son of Bernard and Annie Conley. Aged 21 years. R.I.P. BEREAVEMENT NOTICE. MR. and MIS. CON LEY desire to tender their sincere thanks to the many kind friends for their expressions of sympathy in letters, cards, and floral tributes during their recent siul bereavement; also to Dr. Home and Dr.-Phelps for their very kind attention.
WHICH WAS RIGHT. [Newspaper Article] — The Yarragon, Trafalgar & Moe Settlement News — 21 April 1904
WHICH WAS EIGHT. There lived in Germany a little girl named Elsie. She had many brothers, and with one of them she used to play from morning to night. . There was one field of grain in which the children took a great interest. They watched it© growth carefully, but in spite of them the sparrows would eat the seed. " I'm going- to~-stay here all day in the field'fo frighten away the birds," said Elsie. "I can do better," said William. "I shall make a scarecrow, and then we shall keep the birds away witfb no trouble to ourselves." "My way is best," Elsie said. &lt; "My way is best," 'said her brother, stubbornly. "Elsie got a rattle, and settled her self in the shade of some trees on the edge of the field. She rattled vigor* ously for a long time, and no bird dared come near. Then the wann aia made her drowsy, and before she knew it sho was fast asleep.. What a fine feast the sparrows had then, to be sure! William laughed at Elsie's efforts, and made his scarecrow. It was a te...
MULTUM IN PARVO. [Newspaper Article] — The Yarragon, Trafalgar & Moe Settlement News — 21 April 1904
MULTUM IN PARVO. The News. The best local paper. Trafalgar Rechabites monthly meet ing text Monday evening. For first-class printing at moderate prices, try this office. The library of the Trafalgar mecha nics' institute is now open four nights a week. Messrs. Jennings and Mclnnes will hold their nextyordinary cattle Bale at Trafalgar on Saturday," May 7. Tile funeral of the late James Conley last Friday was one of the longest ever seen in Trafalgar. Jennings and McTnness were again favored with splendid weather for their fortnightly sale, in Trafalgar last Sat urday. Anyone wanting a nice block of land in Trafalgar at a reasonable price and on easy terms should apply at this office for particulars. ' Ninety children attended the settle-, ment school yesterday, being the largest number since the school was opened. The average last month was 70. Nearly all the .passenger trains pass ing through here during the past couple of weeks have been behind time, acme" of them as much as half ...
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 The lays 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 ofteri>-X^. pray, Filled full of clouds and of gloom? Because' you forget at the break of day, And open the dreary room.
DEPUTATION RE LOCAL REQUIREMENTS. REQUESTS FAVORABLY ENTERTERTAINED. [Newspaper Article] — The Yarragon, Trafalgar & Moe Settlement News — 21 April 1904
DEPUTATION RE LOCAL j REQUIREMENTS. REQUESTS FAVORABLY ENTER TERTAIN£D. At_a well attended public meeting recently held in Trafalgar a deputa tion consisting of Messrs. J. T. Gibson, J. Keogli and J. Grant was appoint ed toproceed to Melbourneattd place be fore tli© authorities several urgently needed local requirements. The first named gentleman was, 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 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 sir years as they are obliged to do under the exist tng terms of the Act. It 'was pointed 1 out that in the first year of the settlers'; occupation no money was received, and [ that during the second a...
Jokes of the Czars. [Newspaper Article] — The Yarragon, Trafalgar & Moe Settlement News — 21 April 1904
Jokes of the Czars. peared in the field of pleasantry, though usually in a somewhat practic al form. Peter the Great's favorite jest of placing on the table at one of his Sfcale dinners, an enormous pie, out of which, when cut open, walked a lufltrates that tadte and feeling which • alloyed the this strangely A mora polished humane jest i8 ascribed to Alexander I., who, learning that one of'his no bles, a personal friend of bis own, 1 fallen'j' ' ... sent hi_ . titled "a friend in need," the leaves of which proved to consist entirely of' bank-bills. On their next meeting the Ozar inquired how hie friend liked the new work. - "Your 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 some to ask if the second is 'in.'" The Emperor laugh ed good-humoredly, and showed hi9 appreciation of the hint by.sending him a fresh subsidy on. the following day. ' i hardly worth knowing.
BLACK AND WHITE. [Newspaper Article] — The Yarragon, Trafalgar & Moe Settlement News — 21 April 1904
BLACK AND WHITE. nestling the whitest. But a 'white cat that had four kittgns, of which. three were white and the fourth was black, gave the' first place in her affections to Sooty. Once they were all brought into the drawing-room to be " shown off." Besides the humans, the room contained a .great Newfoundland dog. Hitherto cat and dog had been on friendly terms, but now pussy shewed much anxiety lest' the dog might harm her black pei especially. At last she seized it by the neck, and bore it beneath the lowest piece of furniture, where the dog could not possibly crawl; but she mewed to the others to follow her as best they could. The black kitten owed all this care to its colour-f-more happy in this respect than the black sheep, which is said to be in every flock.
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.'sadvt. in the columns of the "Times." Well, we don't know where Budgeree is lo cated, but we remember the incident of the late C. E. Parson-Politician Jones and the "savagesof Bungar&e," in the neighborhood of Golden Ballarat. We can t say for certain that the News circulates in the wOds of eithar Budgeree or Bungaree, but we do'' 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 i Wragg, the astronomer, in which he stated that on the evening previous to writing he was making asuTvey of the' moon through one of his 100*ton spy glasses, when he was surprised to see the man who inhabits that far-away land gesticulating and b...
HONOR VERSUS LAW. [Newspaper Article] — The Yarragon, Trafalgar & Moe Settlement News — 21 April 1904
HONOR VERSUS LAW. At Yarragon recently one young man, apparently without any justifica tion, started a quarrel with, another, 1 and eventually called him by one of the most vile and opprobrious names that one man could possibly use to another—a name which not only con veyed the idea that he was an unfit ; companion for decent society, but, worse still, which, reflected seriously on his parents. Instantly the insulted man planted a well-directed blow on the face of his slanderer, which sent him. sprawling to the floor. A fight followed, in which the aggressor was severely handled, and which resulted in both combatants appearing before the court on a charge of unlawful as sault. In placing both men on the same footing thebench doubtless acted according to law, but most people will think that it affords another proof of the truthfulness of the saying that "the law,s a hass." It is not within the power of man to make and enforce laws to control nature in matters of this kind, and no man...