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LOCAL RAINFALL. TRARALGON. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 6 February 1914
LOCAL RAINFALL. TRARALGON. Mr E. L. Bluce reports the rainfall at Traralgon for the month of Jdnu, ary a; follows: January 13 ... 88 points ,, 14 ... 2 ,, ,, I9 *** 15 .. ,, 20 ... 3 s, ,, 26 ... 38 *,, ,, 28 ... 63 ,, ,, 29 ... IO Total ...- ... 219 ,,
HUSBAND AND WIFE. POLICE COURT PROCEEDINGS. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 6 February 1914
HUSBAND AND WIFE. --- POLICE COURT PROCEED INGS. A palaful case came before Messrs. W, W. Harris, P.M., and W. West, J.P., at the Traralgon Police Court on Wednesday. Ca therine Leshle piroceeded against her husband, William Leslie, for assault on January 6 last. There was also a second charge of using threatening language by the same defendant. The parties re side at Tlyers. Mr. Hosken, who appeared for thIe complainant, in outlining the" case, said Ithat the defendant came home on Ithe morning of the date nmentioned, and saw two young men present, both relatives. This seemea to annoy him, and after some 'words had passed between them, he Struck his wife in the 'face, and bordered the youths a~vay The P.M. said he was mn some doubt as to the advisableness of the case prdceeding.. He drew at tention to the Evidence Act, of 1890, which states that nothing contained mn this Act shall render any person, who in any court pro ceedmng, is charged with any in dictable offence, or defendant...
TOONGABBIE. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 6 February 1914
TOONGABBIE. Mr Ellissmith, reports the rainfall at Toongabbie for Jan. as follows : points January 8 ... 2 ,i 13 ... 50o ,, ,, 20so ... to O , ,, 26 ." . 55 . , ,,. 28 ... 66 ,, ,, 29 ... 26 . Total ... 21 ,, Number of days on which rain ftll, 7
GLENGARRY. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 6 February 1914
GLENGARRkY. Mr. C. C. Moiler, "Meadow Landls,' Glengarry, reports the rainfall for the month of January as follows: points January z3 ... 6o . ,, ,, 2o ..* 5 ,, ,, 26 ... 47 ,, ,, 27. ... 70 ,, ., 28 ... 5 ,, 187 ,,
COMING SALES. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 6 February 1914
COMING SALES. 1 J. K. Jcnnings and M'Innes wil hold their next Trafalgar horse sale on Monday, 9th Inst. T. B. Little and Co. have a par ticularly heavy yarding at their next Traralgon sale on Tuesday. iext. Mathicson and I)a\vis announcct that they will hold a special sheep and cattle sale at their Traralgon on tih 16th inst. Theo. B. Little and Co's, Toon gabbic yard Sale takes p!lace to morrow, when there will be a very good yarding, o sheep and cattle. For their TraraIgon sale they re qulre 800 head of cattle, At Morwell, on Friday next. A. MI'Lean and Co. will hold a special sale of tat and store sheep; all good lots. ISale will start at 1 p.An' Mathieson and Davis' Sale horse sale will take place on Frn day, February 6.
THE SUGAR BEET INDUSTRY BEET THE MOST SUCCESSFUL CROP. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 6 February 1914
THlE SUGAR BEE1 INDUSTRY BEET THE 1MOST SUCCESS FUL CROP. A number of settlers oni the closer settlement areas are bitter ly opposed to the compulsory Cbeet growing conditio:ns in their lease. They have ~tartecd a crusade to In duce the Government to either wipe out the condition, or reduce the area. It now appears that there are two sides to the question? and that many settlers are quite satisfied with beet growing, and: some prefer it todairying. The " Age".special replorter has intervicwed an umber of cultiva tors, and the oli)'ioni of those tl tervicewed is that beet growmig pays when properly worked, and it nthe season is not ver ydry. WithI irnrigation it would pay well, some growers say better than dairying( * * *
TOONGABBIE. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 6 February 1914
TOONGABBIIE. The annual meeting of the part shioners of St. David's church, at Toongabbie, was held on Saturday, mn the parish hall. In the absence of the incumbents the Rev. A. E. Ingham, B.A., Mr A. R ies presided. The secretary; Mr. Ellissmith, presented the re port and balance sheet, showing that the total income was £193, and that there was a balance of £53. The harvest festival will be held on Sunday evening next. The local business places will be closed on the 26th inst., which is the date of the annual Maffra ex cursion to 'the Lakes. Coal in Queensland. An estimate of the coal resources of Queensland was made up by Mr. Dun. stan, Oovetnment geologist, about IS months ago. Since then development has taken place at Bowen coalfield, and ins'ead of this being the usele s area it was considered to be for abcut 30 years, a number of coal seams wi:b a total thickness of about45 ft. have hbeen shown to txist over an area of 4o square miles givirng an extract prob ahle roe;rve of 2 ...
MOTOR TRIP TO PROSPECT. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 6 February 1914
MOTOR TRIP TO PROSPECT. Messrs. Ford and J. Tanner had a run t othe Prospect beach on Sunday last. Starting from Traralgon at 8.40 a.m., and going via Sale, they ar nved at the beach between 11 and 12 o'clock. There were several motor cars and something like 200 visitors there. Scores of people were bathing in the lagoon and surf. The return Journey was started at six o'clock, and Traralgon was r~ached about 10 o'clock. The distance is about 54 miles, and the road very good. It Is intended to make other trips during the summer.
SPORT AND PASTIME. CRICKET. TRARALGON v. ROSEDALE. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 6 February 1914
SPORT AND PASTIME. CRICKET1 TRARALGON v. ROSEDALE. raratgon cricketers .*ayed return match with Rosedale yes terday at Rosedale, and sustained a crushing defeat. They had a very enjoyable outing, and went down mn motor cars. The local club filled the position of host. and supphed retregiments. The local team compiled 254, of which VWal lace made 100, and then retired. The visiting team only managed to put together,70 runs, Holhgan (21) being the top scorer. The following are the scores: Rosedale. :Wallace, retired ... ...100 Keys, b Coupar ... ... 26 Tyler, run out ... ... 53 ·Rowlands, retired ... ... 31 Gould, run out ... ... 4 !iillman, c lioskei ... ... 0 M'Evoy ... ... 0 Anderson, st.. b O'Driscoll ... 2 Mooney b O'Dnrscol[ ..; ... 15 Bowman, b Coupal ... .. 10 Walter ... ... 0 Sundries ... ... 16 254 Traralgon. H. ,Campbell, c Koys b M'Evoy 8 Hollhgan, c Tyler, b Mooney... 21 (L. Bell, c Bowsnan, ... ... 0 L. Coupar, b Tyler ... ... 13 3'Driscoll, run out ... ... 2 ,iunt, b Ty...
THEO. B. LITTLE & CO.. TRARALGON STOCK SALES. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 6 February 1914
THEO. B. LITTLE & CO.. TRARALGON STOCK SALES. Theo. B. Litle and Co. report the following sales through their Traralgon office lurmng the past five weeks for he tollowmng \ven dors: ~Iessrs. Widdls and King, H. Nixon, C. Stammers, W. W. Handley, C. E. Clarke, Humphrey Kimg, Rees, Ferguson, H. Mitchell, BAlrkley, Majendie.. Lang, Far mer, Thompson, G. Graham, J. Thomson, Davey, Turner, Sum merfield, M'Donald, M'Gauran, W :Campbell, Healey, Amlet, Smith, Chnristensen, Dove and Malcom. 10,996. sheep for a total of £6556; 713 cattle, for a total ot £3,460. There has been an ex cellent demand tor all classes ot stock, and our sale yards have been well supplied, and at nearly every sale total clearances effec ted. The past five weeks show sales amounting to £6,355. We have also effected the sale of se .eral small properties for the fol lowing: Messrs. Bruce, Ikm, Grace :West, Campbell, Goldsboro, Mort ana Co. and Curran, Mrs. Home, Miss. Hoare, Mrs. Glceson and the executors of Mr...
FROZEN MEAT IN TERRITORY. ENGLISH OPERATIONS IN VIEW [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 6 February 1914
FROZEN MEAT IN TERRITORY. ENGLISH OPERATIONS IN VIEW Extensive operations in. trozen meat are contemplated by tile Union Cold Storage Company, an Englishl corporation. It has lately acquired the pro perties ot Messrs. Coplcy Bros. ;Lnd Patterson, on the Ord Rl\ver, S'urt Creek knd Morgant River, in the East Kimberley District ot Austrahlia, whi!e from the execu itors of the late Mr. Buchanan, of Nuw South Wales, it has secured the Wayvile station in the Nor thern Territory. The!latter covers 10,000 square miles ot country, and like thcother properties it has ac quired, has many thousands ot cattle running on it. Ar epresentative of the company Is expected to arrive in Melbourne shortly, to discuss "with Mr. (.;Iynn (1he Minister for Eternal Affairs) details mn connection with its hold ings in tthe Territory. The Fisher Government pro 1)osed starting freei.zng works in the Territory, but the present ad ministration has abandoned that project.; It is now understood that the Union Comp...
INCENDIARISM SUSPECTED. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 6 February 1914
INCENDIARISM SUSPECI TED.. I About mid-night last Saturday, about nine stacks of hay, the pro perty ot MIr. E. J. Kyne. Glen garry, were mysteriously burnt down. Prior to going to town on Friday, MIr. Kyne ploughed a fire break round the stacks, as a pre caution against a grass fire reach ing them. I-IHe left Mr. R. Doherty min charge. Someone passing the place on Saturday nimght saw three or tour stacks on fire, and gavt the alarm. Doherty was asleep at the tine. A number of people tur ned out rbut they could do nothing and the stacks burnt out. Thiu stacks were insured for C1103 In the Colomnial Mutual. AIr. W. lecywood, of rToongabbie, is the local ageni. Incendiarism is very !Itrongly susplected, and the police Ihave the matter in hand. Air. Kyne had threshed a stackl of baricy, bqt intended cutting the cutting plant, aind had practically sold the 9ot in advance.
LIBERAL RAILWAY POLICY. DEVELOPING THE STATE. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 6 February 1914
UBE.RAL RAILWAY POLICY. DEVELOPING TH.$ STATE. T The railway constructlon pohl:y oft he Liberal party, as outlined.by the Premier, is a generous and wl gorous one. A sum of £640,CO its to be expended annually. Railway stock is to be bought as rapidly as possible, so that the farmer may get his wheat to the market under, the most tavorab:e conditions. Ho.wr?? hig the outlay is likely to be may be judged from the ftact that tar paulins, an item on which the city man woCuld hardly waste a thought, no less than £20,003 is to be ex pended:l. Mr. Langdon complained that ,at present much grain comes uncovered, but of that there will soon be hn end. . Fortunately, the old system en der which hiuch of the money ex pendced in railwhy construction was implly ithrown away, has passed. ,In the'days of the boom, lines were run ;to almost any point where vo tes were to be secured. Now the Railway Stadmgng Committce'. en quires carefully into each demand for a railway. That the decisions nof 'the. ...
THE NEW "SHIRE." [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 6 February 1914
THE NEW "SHIRE." The full meeting of the ncwly formed "shire council," of the " Never Never" took place in coL nection with the M.Y.P.U. on Wednesday evenmng in the Me thodist school room. Mr. B. Pent land was elected president of the shire, Miss. West was appointca secretary and krngineer, and several other appointments wecre made, halt the btfckers, it would seem, bc ing Frenchmen. Several deputa tions waited upon the council with' a request for works of a very ad vanced order, vome lady ratepayer5 desirng white washed footpaths, trees ready grown, and shelters ot fan ornamental kind covermng the seats along the footpaths, which' were to be upholstered, and Itcen sed to carry " two only." One ap plicant had the temerity to ask that a dirty gutterin Scymour-st. be cleaned out, and made capable bf carrying away the germs that were brought down from the rate payers higher up the street. Brid ges and roads everywhere were asked f or. But it seemed doubtful it the " shire" was in debt ...
TARRA VALLEY. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 6 February 1914
TARRA VALLEY. 1I 4public meeting .was held in the new hall on Saturday night to make arrangements for the sports to be held on April-8. The.scene w'as illumina'ted by a bush fir mn the vicmtntly of the hall, but as more good than' harm was being done, no concern was felt. The business proceeded, and o.Ice bearers were appointed. Mr. G. Alford was elected president, Mr H. Harris and Mr. A. Alford hon. secretaries, and committee,' Messrs Altord (4), Glover, Hea.cy, Cross, Morgan , Nicholson, . Johnson, Rd?tfora and Harris. Messrs. G. Alford, and A. P. and W. Mills Iwere appointed a sub-committee to draw up a iprogramme on the lines of last year. At the meeting held on Satur day it was decided to purchase an Austra'ian made Werthelm piano for the Inew hall, and the order having been given the instrument wilt be in evidence at the concert anct ball Ito be held on Wednesday, the 11th ot February, the op'enmg night ,when all the leading ama teurs of the district will take part. A good nig...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 6 February 1914
SPECIAL Week End BARGAINS . Our Opening Days were far ahead of all Expectations. A Record Easily Achieved. Proving the Genuineness of the Sale of the Season's Bargains. Study this List of .Week End Bargains. It will pay you. HOLLY SHEETING. The one with the Linen finish. 54in, Is 7oin., Is 3d. 8oin., zs 6d yd Only a few short Pieces cf our Plain English Crepe, in Pink, Saxe, Beige and Whitet 7d a yard. Floral do., 7?d yard. DON'T MISS THEM. SUNSHADES, SUNSHADES These were 7s 6d & O10s 6d. Week End Bargaio Price, 2s lid ea SILK BLOUSES Ladies, a lot of Colored Silk Blouses must be Sold. Now Only 5s lid Each MILLINERY.-See the Smrash Hats in our Window. Now Only 3s lid and 8s lid Each. SATIN QUILTS.-Something Special. Double-bed Bize. Were 25s. Now only 2Is. Remnants of Linoleum in Front of Shop, all marked at Low Prices in Plain Figuies. (lORE & 6S EE TIE , TO-DAY & TO-r1OIIO W. Truthful Advertising has Built our Splendid Business Layton Bros., Traralgon. Gorm...
WOOL SALES. GIPPSLAND CLIPS. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 6 February 1914
WOOL SALES. GIPPSLAND CLIPS. Dalgety's held their thirteenth sale of the season on Monday, and this will be the last of the regular wool sales They offered a very large and attractive catalogue ot nearly 5030 bales. There was a large attendance of buyers, and competition was amnimated and ge neral throughout, at values quite equat to advanced rates, notIcab.e at" last Monday's: sale. A good clearance of .Ithe: :catalogue was eflected, and the'. company's sales in \Victoria for the season to date totals close on 103,000 bales.:Piiie ot place was 'secured by a choice Tasmamnian chlip, branded Cleveland and the property ,of Gil:ibrand Bros which realised up to 16d .ger lb. tor fleece, and averaged 14d per pound lor whole clihp. There was a good demand for scoured. Anumber of wools from the G(ippsland districts. included :n Mionday's sale, sold as follows: J. O. I-Iolston, Omeco, 11 %d Merino R. T. Yapp, Bindi, Tongio, lld Merino, 11d crossbreds; W. Duke Armnn it, and Co., Bindi, 11 /d ...
HERD TESTING. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 6 February 1914
HERD TESTING. -o The decision of the Bloomheld directors to inaugurate a system ot herd testing for this district, on the lines recommended by MIr. A. Wilmshurst, manager and secre tary of the factor'' is calculatea to prove a greater boon to dairy men than was at first anticipated. The system recommends itself to every intelhgent dairyman,. who wants to make money, and those who have taken advantage of it will undoubtedly reap a material advantage . Very carefully cornm pilled written instruitions were given by the manager to everyone taking the test, The result ot the test shows the wide ana varying returns from the cows, and the advisability of cull mg.--" Gazette"
Near Enough. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 10 February 1914
I ] Near Enough. ' "ne day, as the train drew up ar i little station of a most depressing hwn in the fever-and-ague district of a western state of America," related a novelist in a lecture on his tour in that country, "a fellow-passenger. thrusting his head out of a car win dow, said to a dejected-looking citizen who was leaning against the station door: "'I say, what do you call this dried up, dreary, heaven-forsaken, wretched place?' "'That's near enough, stranger, re plied the native, In a melancholy voice. 'Let It go at that.'"
Remarkable Parallel. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 10 February 1914
Remarkable Parallel. SAn affectionate -husband recentl: presented his better halt with a hand some lamp on her birthday. He w:. flattered when she told him that shl ritended to give it his name, until hE asked her-her reason for so doing. "Well," she said, "you know, nry dear, that it has a good deal of brass about it; it is real handsome to looli at; it requires a good. deal of attention; it is remarkably brilliant; it is some times unsteady on its feet, liable to explode when only half full, flares up sionally, is always out about bed Sand it ai bound to smoke!"