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A. M'Lean and Co. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 3 February 1914
A. M'Lean and Co. A. M'Leang.nd Co. (Sal.'b'.anch) report:-A good demand for all classes of stock, and we find it di~ffi'cult to niceet the demands ot our clients, [owing to the short sup ply. Neverthe!css, we succeeded min placing satisfactorily s'nce our last report, at auction and priva tely, 830 head of cattle, and 15,430 sheep. Some.ot the principal sales are as follows:-Sheep.-Account C. Zacher, 30 fat ewes, 16s; Lin coln rams Ito £3 Ss; T. Purcell's fat lambs, 13s; Le Grand's fat wethers, 16s 5d; Cattle: F. Car mody's fat cows, £5 8s, Jeakms' bullocks, £5 12s, F. Clarke's fat cows and 'heiters £6 15s, Cloak's cows, backward mn calf, £3 14s, speyed heiters, £ 317s 6d, and other lots 'at ruling rates. Special Salc !o Store Cattle. At the Sale Borough yards on Wednesday we 'held a special sale of store cattl, wthen Iwe yarded 432 head and !sold all but two pens. The demand 'was briskthroughout. \Ve sold 2-year-old heifers to £2 17s 6d, steers to £2 9s 6d, heifers in caltf £3 10s...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 3 February 1914
SAuctioneers. A. . 1L LEAN & CO., SO ok, Station, Laud and. Finan.oia ACgenta. TRARALGON. MAFFRA. MOR\VELL. MELBOURNE Sales conducted under the per sonal supervision of Mr. W. J.* M'Lean. .. -----. A. M'LEAN ana CO. are now making up List ot Sales tor ... 1914 ... LIS1 OF SALES: Feb. 25: Mrs. J. Price, land, cattle, horses, etc., at Trafalgar S without reserve. Mrs, L'eslie's Farm, at Tyers, tor Private bale. * TRARALGON. * MOND)AY, FEBRUARY 9th. SA. .M'LEAN and CO. will sell at their yards on the above date 300 Head of Mixed Cattle 200 Mixed Sheep. FIRST SALE. SSPECIAL SALE O FAl AND ..... .STORE sH EEP I MORWELL. SFRIDAY, FEBRUARY 13th. A. M'LEAN and CO. will sell at their yards hs above on the arrival of the mid-day train from Mel bourne :?' 6000 Splendid Crossbred Sheep, including upwards of 40C0 account . Mr. Len Davey, for absolute sale. Acct. owner 150 Good iFat cVethcrs 50 Prime Fat Lambs. Acct. owner 1000 Good Conditioned Weaners 500 Crossbred Ewes, 6 and 8 tooth, r...
Mathieson & Davis. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 3 February 1914
?Mathleson & Davis. Mathleson and Davls report: F'at Cattle: Good yarding at .vwarr, and a full attendance of thi trade, and keen competition throughout, almost total clearance beingeffected. Light supply at Sale, and all sold. Prime cows to £7 10s, good do. to £5 16s, lhght weilghts from '£4, good heifers to £6 4s, useful bullocks £6 15s. We sold drafts for Messrs. Angus, E. Scott, Timbs, Allen, E. Grumme, Reilly, O'Sullhvan, Henderson, D. Rice, Jcnkins, Scott, Andrews, WV. O'Brien, Allman, and D. O'Br1-n. Store Cattle ': Fair yardmgs mn our various markets, and keen enquiry for lines ,of nrce qua'Ity steers and breedy heifers, a'so fleshy cows and bullocks. Fresh cows to £4 6s, heifers and calves to £5 16s, milkers to ££5 5s, steers to £3 5s, heifers and calves to £5 ls, milk crs, young, (£5 15s, young bullocks to £5 12s 6d, springing cows to £6 6s. Sheep.-Mode:ate yardings for the week, and demand continues firm fbr ?hll classes, particularly the breeding ewes. Privately ...
COMMERCIAL. GIPPSLAND STOCK MARKETS Theo. B. Little and Co. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 3 February 1914
COMMERCIAL. GIPPSLAND STOCK MARKETS Theo. B. Little and Co. Theo. B. Little and Co. report: Fat Cattle: About 30 in at Tra ralgon, and [all sold. About 15 at R'osedale, good demand and every thing sold. Gond yarding at Sale and everything disposed of satis factorily. We quote prinme cows to !£7 (10s, good do. to £5 18s, medium sorts ifrom £4 12s 6d, heifers to ?£5 15s, heifers to £4 15s Store cattle: :Nearly 700 yarded at Traralgon, mincluding 150 young bullocks, and 50 springers. A total clearance was effected, with the exception of three lots; de mand good ,for all classes. Usual nice yarding at Rosedale, big at tendance of 'buyers, and a very sa tisfactory sale. Not many mn at Sale; good enquiry for any num her of cattle from six months up wards. Traralgon and Rosedale particulars not to hand. Sheep. 1500.yarded at -Traralgon, includ ing some .rce lines of lambs and ewes; and prices quite equal to late high 'rates. 550 mn at Sale, and all sold well. We quote prime wethers to O20s...
He Didn't Know What To Do. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 3 February 1914
He Didn't Know What To Do. "I have come to ask your advice and Issistance, old man," said young John ston, as he dropped into Watson's smoking-room the other night- "You know, I've been courting Miss Mere dith for about a year now, and I'm not sure if she really cares for me, you see. How am I to find out?" "I'll tell you what to do," replied his friend. "Send a telegram to your self-'Situation in India waiting for you. Will you come?"' "Capital idea,'" said Johnston; "I'll try it." He W'as back next night looking rather excited. "Well,' 'cried Watson, "how did the 3cheme *ork?" "Work!" groaned Johnston; "it worked only too well. I showed her the telegram, and I said, 'Would yo, mind if 'I went away?' and she lai her head on my shoulder and said, Not a bit-I'll go with you.' What 'ha dickes am I to do now?"
MORWELL SHIRE COUNCIL. WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 28. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 3 February 1914
MORWELL SHIRE COUNCIL. WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 28. Present: Councillors : M'Donald. Dunbar, Buckley, Latter, Knee bone, Heesom, Falla, Daly, Eng lish, Radburn, and the president (Councillor J. Edney). Correspondence. From Country Roads Board, ad vising council ot.Board regarding the Boolarra-Budgeree road, also asking as to what progress the&lt; shire engineer has made with in vestigation of the Jeeralang West road. Received. From Public Works department asking if council has any objec tion to an area of the Middle Ck. frontages to allots.a5 anda51 bc mng leased. Objected to. From Chief Offecer of Couritry Fire Brigades, forwarding minforma tion in rqgard to the proposal to establish a brigade in Morwell. President to call meeting, ana Hose and Y-couphling to be pro cured. From Shire of Traralgon, asking council's opinion as to proposed united action by mumnicipalities ih bringing the matter of snagging and stralghtemnngt the Latrobe river with a view to mihimlsmg floods, under t...
HARVEST FESTIVAL. THANKSGIVING SERVICES AT ST. JAMES' CHURCH. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 3 February 1914
HARVESI1 FESTIVAL. THANKSGIVING SERVICES AT ST. JAMES' CHURCH. Harvest thanks~i-nmg services w-ere held at St. James' Church of England on Sunday, morning and evening. Both services were well a'ttended, and the church was de corated with the products of the season. The Rev. W. J. T. Pay occuplicd the pulpit. In the morn mng he took for his text. .Leviticus, xxvi, 10th verse: " And •:,e shall eat olcd store, and bring forth the 'old, because of the new." He said ~the text contaiied one of the promises to the Israites, and as 'one studied it the more he reaihsc the ,closeness with which prosperity and wealth followed moral good. Each year the har vest was Tnore than sufficient for our needs. Through the winter's snow, 'the showers of spring, and the heat of summer, the granner ics were jlwayswell fille:l. The okd supply wts never exhausted be lore the 'oew arrived. Godl had never broken Ithe promise He had made to the Isralites, and while the earth remained seed time and harvest woulc...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 3 February 1914
The Usual Summer Sale oF , . THBN NN'84S .4 Is now in F uI Swing. GEEAT BARGAINS. .-GREAT BARGAINS. You Should be Determined T- r, jecting the w rtb'hlees and ftequntly i jurinne cunterf it' which are *.,meti',en push?d for the sfrae nf ereater gai? n N "jut as good" as the GENUINE SANDFR and SON'' PURE VOLiATILE EUCAL PTI FXTRAOT. Be not deceived! SAN. IPER'S EXTRACT is roe anised by the hiuheet medic d authorities as posasssing nnique etimu'atinrg, heeling snd antioeptio powers. The pre paration of SANDER'. EXTRACT from the pure selectei leaves, aced the refinement l y epecinl proces-es givs it curative virtues peculiarly its own. Therefore, he not mi-led I Deme d and in.ist np-n the GENUINE SANDER EX THACT. end yo, will derive the henc.fit thooesanel have derived from it before. When ill ycu should nct de press yourself r ore by the common, Ibulkyv and. niuseeting euealypton oils and so.cl'eel extrARCt What you wetlt is quality and reliebi ity in small doe; and ths;e you find onl...
WHEN FRANK BULLEN RAN AWAY TO SEA. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 3 February 1914
WHEN FRANK BULLEN RAN AWAY TO SEA. The sailor,, mast-high and swinging :Lt ease with theroll of -the ship, Is a sight less common in tihese daiys of steam propulsion than it used to be. Mr. Bullen, in his "Log of a Sea Waif," gives a description of the sensations when the masthead was a point of dread to him. The author was then a cabin-boy on a ship bound for Bom bay, when one rough day he heard his name called, and running aft, was met by the second mate. He put a coil of rope in my hands and told me to reeve the signal-hal yards in the mizzen truck. We carried extra long royal poles or bare exten sions of masts above the highest point of rigging. Ours were 16 feet long, and the top was not much bigger than a man's wrist. They were crowned with flat pieces of wood the size of a cheese-plate, on one side of which was the sheave for signal-halyards. I started aloft boldly enough, but when I reached the base of the pole and saw to what height its bareness towered above, I faltered. M...
JENNER AND VACCINATION [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 3 February 1914
JENNER AND iACCINATIOa? Edward Jenner, immortalised as the one who introduced vhccination as a preventive of smallpox, was born in ilerkeley, Gloucestershire, in the yeat 1749. After studying in London under the famous John Hunter, Jenner settled quietly down in Cloucestershire as a medical practitioner, little dreaming of the everlasting fame that he was des tined to Inherit. In establishing the. discovery upot. which his honors were to rest Jennel -ncountered tremendous difficulties. The reports flying about the neigh borhood to the effect that the Glouces tershlre milkmaids that had had cow pox were immune to smallpox were looked upon as being little more than idle rumors, and when Jenner express ed himself as having some confidence in them the gentry and small folkh laughed at him. But the young physician was not to' be laughed down. To the girl who said to him in. an off-hand way one day when smallpox was mentioned, "I can't take that disease, for I have had cow. Spox," Jenner ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 3 February 1914
Q. BR11IN(MN & 80 , NURSERYMEN, BIHI(ITON BOAD, ST, iILDA, VIO. Lu?t;lT AND BE1B dTOCE 0' PLA?,TB IN THE OOMMU, W&?,,L B Cm .t ep Pobsi e. Inak i* InoiIJd. ,Tp.aons 128, %ILdL. Send me a Sample and I will let you know the best Price Obtainable. Top Prices and Prompt Cash Returns on. Wheat, Chaff, Onions, Potatoes, Oats, Etc. New and Second-hand Bags at Lowest Rates. R. FARRIN WEBB GRAIN and PRODUCE SALES~EEN, FRANKLIN ST., TRARALGON, 'PHONE 42. ~~~~t'?? ?'I --- "P~L--~-t"--- Ir--- - I" r STUD NOTCES BALFOURS'S PRIDE WILL STAND THIS SEASON AT GLENGARRY & TKARALGON. And Travel the surrounding districts. B ALFOUR'S PRIDE is a Bay colt, foa led 1908. His sire, Lord Balfour (im ported from New Zea'and) ; grand sire Dr. Seddon (352 N.Z.S.B.), who won 4 firsts and two second prizes, including first prize for sire and progeny at Ch istchurch in 1900 ;g granire. the famous prize taker Va qu sher (214. N.Z S B.) won in 1886 first prize at Leeston ; in 1895 first prze. ...
PUBLIC DINNERS. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 3 February 1914
PUBLIC DINNERS. To some sensitive people eatin, I srems a gross and unpoetic action, Nc'vertheless food stands for much .be ithles pIhysical sustenance. tatlng is, in fact, one of the great naiturnl functions; and it puts one at ?,sc in circumstances which might o:herwlse be regarded as formal and (,oppressive.. This is, doubtless, the root idea uD iderlying those public dinners and oth er meals which take place wheni bodies of people asremble together for varl* ons purposes. Meals undel, such conditions are a sort of sacrament, influencing the mind through the body, and promoting fraternal feelings. To "break bread" with others Las forages been regarded as a symbol of fellowship, -and. this nlone is sufficient to justify .the cui tom
THE BISHOP AND THE LIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 3 February 1914
THE BISHOP AND THE LIONS. The Rev. R. P. Ashe relatcs the fol lowing story of Bishop Ha.'nington, first bishop to eastern Equatorial Afri ca, who, it will be remembered, was cruelly murdered by natives: Hannington had gone out with his gun, followed by his blackboy Bal:iti, when he saw a small animal at some distance moving in the long grass. He had no suspicion what it was; he raised his gun and fired, and the lit tle creature rolled over dead. Instant ly, with a terrific roar, there sprang out two great full-grown lions, and they came bounding towards him. His gun was empty, there was no time even to re-load, so he turned and ran. The lions .were almost upon him, and as his pace grew slower and slower and more uncertain he heard the agonised cry of his faithfull Bakiti, "Hapana, hapana, kimba'" ("No. no, run!") urg ing him to swifter flight. He, how ever, translated it, "Don't, don't ruin," and immediately faced round."'' The lions then stood still, lashing their tails and glaring...
THE TRARALGON HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY. ANNUAL MEETING. NEXT SHOW APRIL 16, 1914. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 3 February 1914
THE, TRARALGON HORTI CULTURAL SOCIETY. ANNUAL MEETING. $TEXT SHOW': APRIL 16, 1914. The annual hneeting of the Tra ralgon Horticultural Society was hela in the Mechanmcs' Hall on Friday evening, there being pre sent: Messrs. T. A. Pettit (presl dent), J. ?V. Grubb, W. R. El:is, J. Guest, Cole, and W. ChappelI, .ana Mesdames M'Farlane, Fraatz, J. Guest, Row, and Misses Clarke and Campbell (secretary). The minutes of the previous meeting were confirmed. The secretary (Miss. Campbell) submitted the followming state ment: Receipts: Door money, £11 18s; member's subscriptions, £11 5s; flower Stall, £1 14s; entry fees, £3 5s 6d; 'efreshment stall, £1 10s; donations, £8 7s. Total, £38 19s 6d. Expenditure: Prize money, £27 7s 6d;'' Record," £3 7s 6d; " The Journal," £1 19s 6d; mechanics' institute, £2 7s 6d; labor,. £ 17s 6d. Total, *£36 14s 4d. The president said it '~n~s the ukn nual meeting to receive the hina cial statement, land to consider the question of holding a show this year. He ...
DICK AND HIS "DEN." [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 3 February 1914
DICK AND HIS "DEfN." The following is a short story, wlfh the merest suggestion of a moral for mothers: "Jack's getting as grumpy as a bear. I don't know what to do with him." His mother folded her hands with an air of patient resignation, Her visitor e?ed her sympathetically. "My Dick was like that at one time. Hle used to spend his evenings stroll ing about the town, and even when he was at home he'd scarcely say a word to anyone. FIe'd never join in any games with his sisters, or anything. But he doesn't now." "However did you cure him?" "Quite easily. I gave him a den ?: his own." Jack's mother stared. "His bedroom had been nothing more than a room to sleep in, but I soon al tered that. I put a nice easy-chair in front of the fireplace, and gave him a little table. Then I stood a book case in the corner, and put all his books in it. I hung some pictures up, the kind of pictures he likes, you know." "What kind?" "Why, dogs and horses and that sort of thing. And when I'd made it a...
CLEARING SALES. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 3 February 1914
CLEARINO SALES. W, Christensen and Co. report hav ing held successful clearing sales of furniture and effects on account of Mrs Barry Brown and Mr N. Thornm son, when everythinZ was sold at satisfactory prices, particularly in the latter case. Ir. 1Pitt. t n. of the field oflicia's ot "the Mlattra su2ar factory, was inl Traralgon ycstcrda.ay. IHe stited that Mr. J. D. Campbell has a crop of 14 acres in the Park, which ,with the texception of a pot tnon that *was flooded somenic tum ago, is doing ver ywell1 , .