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CORRESPONDENCE [Whilst this column is always open for free discussion on public topics, etc, we do not hold ourselves responsible for any opinions expressed by the writers of the letters.] WEARY OF WAITING TO THE EDITOR OF THE "COURIER" [Newspaper Article] — Rosedale Courier — 2 April 1914
CORRESPONDENCE [Whilst this column is always opon for freo discussion on public topics, otc, wo do not hold ourselves responsibln for any opinions expressed by the writers of the letters.j WEARY OF WAITING TO THE KDITOU OK THK ,cCOUUIHK" Sir,-It is with extreme satisfaction that I noticed, by a letter published in the last issue of your paper, that the ratepayers of Stradbroke aud the sur rounding district are beginning to weary of the way they are neglected by the Rosedale Shire Council. Is it any wonder ? I am surpristd that the have borne the treatment so long. During the last four years what has been done to the Port road been Merriman's Creek and the gravelled portion at Longford ? Simple nothing, with the exception of a few chains of formation near Mr Hobson's. The reason given ler the lack of interest in this particular riding I helievc, is the paucity of funds, yet money can be found to carry on works in other distiict1; that ate alteady well served by good roads. Such an ex...
A BIT OF LEG PULLING [Newspaper Article] — Rosedale Courier — 2 April 1914
A BIT OF LEG PULLING Even newspapers go in for a bit of "leg-pulling" now and again. The Yarram "Standard'* gives us a bit in the following : "There is one thing to be said of Al berton councillors, they have the con fidence of all hills country settlers. 'We can't get all we want," remarked one from further back, at Fairview on Wednesday. 'They haven't the money, but my word they do their best.' A similar opinion is held throughout the hills. At Blackwarry last week a settler bemoaned the fact that he was on the boundary of the Alberton and Rosedale shires, and drew comparisons, i somewhat odious to Rosedale. If our informant is correct, the Rosedale Shire Council allows nothing for re moval of a fallen tree from off a road. Travellers must perforce do tbis work themseives. The Albeiton Shire Council always pays for the work-and quite reasonable too. Other instances are cited in which Alberton Shire man agement compared more than favorably with the Rosedale Shire. One en thusiastic...
THE COWWARR-DENISON IRRIGATION SCHEME TO THE EDITOR OF THE "COURIER" [Newspaper Article] — Rosedale Courier — 2 April 1914
THE COWWARR-DENISON IRRIGATION SCHEME TO THE EDITOR OF THE 4'COURIER Sir,-I quite agree with the views expressed in a letter appearing in your Sale contemporary, over the signature of "Wake Up." It is about time some thing was done to bring this district under irrigation. In November. 1898, Mr Elwood Mead visited the district, and was shown over it by the members of the progress association, and lec tured on irrigation at Cowwarr in the evening. Mr Mead spoke highly of the distiict as an irrigation proposition and caused a survey of the whole dis trict to be made, and areport furnished to the Water Supply Department. The sutvey was completed about the middle of 1909, and showed that ihere were about 35,000 acres ot good land suit able, which could be easily iriigated. The question of obtaining supplies from the Latrobe River also received attention. The levels would not ad mit of this being done by gravitation, neither are they favorable for pumping. The distiict requires irrigating...
GORMANDALE [Newspaper Article] — Rosedale Courier — 2 April 1914
GORMANDALE (from our own Correspondent). We shared in the bountiful rainfall of last neelt, but lor which the record for March would have been unusually low. iCo points were recorded. A team of tennis players from Gor niandale recently played a match with some Traralgon players on the court attached to l'resbyteiian Church grounds. After a friendly game, the visitors came out victors by 4 points. The game was closely contested throughout, the final scores being Oormandale 37 games, Traralgon 33 ijames. fn the privicus match played on the local court the locals lost. Mr O'Connell, rabbit inspector, had a meeting of landholders one evening last week, to discuss the rabbit question with the view cf checking the invasion of the pest. The evening was threaten ing and the attendance consequently was sparse. As at his previous visit the inspector explained very clearly the latest and best methods of trying to beat Bunny. Here and there we hear ol rabbita being seen and sometimes one being ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Rosedale Courier — 2 April 1914
Theo. B. Little & Co. Stock and Station Agents. ROSEDALE, SALE, TRAfiALGON and HEYJb'IELD. and 457 BOUKKE ST., MELBOTJUNE Rosedale Sale Friday, April 24 THEO. B. LITTLE & co. win hoia their next Sale in Kelly's Yards, on above date, when they will sell 350 Head of Mixed Cattle 600 Sheep ENTRIES LEFT AT "COURIER" OFFICE will be duly advertised, or may be made with THEO B. LITTLE & CO Traralgon NAL£ BOllOt'GH TABBS Saturday, April 4 rjlHEO. B. LITTLE and CO will sell at JL the Borough Yards on the above date 5 Springers 10 Fat Cows 50 Mixed Store Cattle 100 2-tooth Crossbred Wethers 150 Well-grown Woaneis At the Mart at 3 p.m. Quantity cf Household Furniture Note Alteration of Date SPECIAL .Sheep and Cattle Sale Borough Yards Wednesday, April 8 THEQ. B. LITTLE and CO will hold their next Special Sale in the Borough Yards, as above, after the arrival of mid-day ' train, when they will oPer about 3500 Nice Quality Sheep, Comprising all classes 250 Head of Mixed C...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Rosedale Courier — 2 April 1914
SHIRE OF ROSEDALE PRESIDENT-A. G. FUTCHER, J,P. SECRETARY-JAS. STEEL LESTER, J.P. ENGINEER-H. L. KEYS . COUNCILLORS ROSKDAI.U RIDINC-*Hon. E. J. Crookc, M.L.C., A. G. Futchcr, J.P., and T. A. Umphclby ' DBNIS'OK RIDING-*G. M.Davis, John Widdis, and T. Kenevan i TooNDAlMilK RIDINO-*%V, A. Lang, D. Morgan, J P.,- anil W. H cndcr son ,1 .P. . " ^ : ' - ! 'Retires August, 1914 MEETINGS FOR 1914 April 20 May IS June 15 July 21 August 17 September 21 October 19 November 1C December 21 Give Your J ob Printing to the " COURIER" OFFICE. Satisfaction Guaranteed ! Do you Subscribe to the local paper? YOU CANNOT AFFORD TO BE WITHOOT IT. M«!|l 1MM Wholesale Only-I»F.TKItS(».\ & CO. IM'V. LTD., MKLItDL'K.VE I When your children have croup, do not j waste valuable time, in experimenting with jj - untried remedies, no matter how highly they maybe recommended, hut give .Chamberlain's Cough Remedy as directed and all symptoms p of croup will quickly disappear. g BTjCn&Uai ,«ni]r wtcs ...
THE Rosedale Courier. AND CARRAJUNG AND DENISON ADVOCATE PUBLISHED EVEBY THURSDAY MORNING THURSDAY, APRIL 2, 1914 LOCAL AND GENERAL [Newspaper Article] — Rosedale Courier — 2 April 1914
TH^E AND CAERAJUNO AND DENISON ADVOCATE PUBLISHED EVEBY THURSDAY MORNING THURSDAY, APBIL 2, 1914 LOCAL AND GENERAL Mr Tatterson, dentist, will visit Rosedale on Friday, April 24th, and May 22tb, and may bs consulted at the Exchange Hotel from 9 a.m. to 4.80 p.m. Several late items have been un avoidably crowded out of this issue. Our Carrajung correspondent says : The country is assuming a green aspect after the burning of a couple of weeks ago. Very seasonable rain has fallen during the last couple of weeks. The Rosedale Gun Club is holding a shoot on Easter Monday. There will be a £5 clay pigeon stake, also pigeon and clay pigeon sweeps. The locals had a go at the "elusive clay" last Thursday. Miss Cox, one of the organisers of swimming for the Education Depart ment, on Tuesday afternoDn conducted an examination for swimming certifi cales at the local baths. Miss Cox also gave a public demonstration of the art, which was largely attended. She was ably supported by Miss Isa Crossle...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Rosedale Courier — 2 April 1914
ill $ i Hi 11b Carfonljt . 4 ho 5 lb Parcel. INSIST ON LABELLED PACKAGES Temporary Loans TO DANK CLERKS, RAILWAY EMPLOYES, GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS, and the PUBLIC Generally. Bills Discounted Daily. FROM £1 TO £500. ipply to "SECRECY," G.P.O. Sale. Strict Secrccy. XrahalgoJ] differ Has the Best Assortment of PERFUMES aod TOILET REQUISITES in Gippsland CALL and INSPECT LAY'S WELL KNOWN REMEDIES SOLD HERE Fhosphice Tonic, Liver ud Stomach Misture, Digestive Syrup, Etc. Country Customers should remember that I have a Most Complete and Efficient MAIL ORDER SERVICE PHONE MISS 8. DAVIS, Lyons St., Rosedale, For all kinds of Plain Sewing and Millinery Kiibict' Bonnets, l/iidic.s' ltltick Aprons, Children's Underwear, Et©., oil sale nt lowest rates. Our Winter Season's Pattern Book is Now Ready TIIE PATTERNS ARE QUITE NEW .... The Suits CAN BE CUT TO SUIT YOUR OWN 1ASTE Green Bros., ROSEDALE Phone 11 Is The lime to BUY a SEED DRILL Yoa can't do better than Buy a Massey-Harris Drill (Hoe or Disc...
STATE SCHOOL NO. 770 NEW COMMITTEE ELECTED [Newspaper Article] — Rosedale Courier — 2 April 1914
STATE SCHOOL NO. 770 NEW COMMITTEE ELECTED A meeting was held in the Rusedale State-school on Monday evening for the purpose of appointing a new committee, the three years' term of the committee having expired. The head teacher, Mr Cox, whose duty it was to call the first meeting, took the chair. On the motion of Messrs F. M'Carthy and E. Wilson, Misa Cairns was again appointed correspondent, and -Mr F. M'Carthy, on the the motion of Mr J. Cairns and Miss Cairns, was re-elected chairman. Others elected were:-Rev M'Evoy, Messrs E. Wilson, J. Doolan, J. Douglas and J. Cairns. It was agreed that the meetings be held on the first Monday in each month. A long discussion took place as to the unhealthy condition of the school. It was seen that the walls were very damp in many places, while the build ing was otherwise in an unwholesome stale. The maiter will be looked into at an early date.
SNAGGING THE LATROBE [Newspaper Article] — Rosedale Courier — 2 April 1914
SNAGGING THE LATROBE On Wednesday morning, March 15, a party consisting ol Mr Glutht assis tant engineer, Public Works Depart ment, Mr Freeman. Inspector of Dredging, and two oarsmen left Moe in a boat on a trip down the Latrobe River to its junction with the Thomp son, at Sale. The excursion was made in con nection with the proposal to snag the Latrobe River. The party were equipped with a boat, fonts, provisions, etc., camping at night on the river bank and pushing on again the next day. During the earlier part of the trip rough weather was encountered and tra .veiling was exceedingly slow owing to the dirty stale o( tho river, Many times a day the boat would have to be unloaded and lifted over log; aa high as two feet out of the water. The party passed through Rosedale on Monday afternoon, where they were joined by the Shire engineer, who ac companied them on portion of their journey through the Rosedale Shire. The officials will be presenting their report to the Minister at an e...
WILLUNG. ANNUAL PICNIC [Newspaper Article] — Rosedale Courier — 2 April 1914
WILLUNG. ANNUAL PICNIC The annual picnic was held on Thursday last and proved to he up to the usual liigh standard. The weather kept fine nil day although at times it looked as if it would rain. The secretaries, Messrs Em. Hill man and P. Feely, had a very busy day and spared neither time nor trouble to make the gathering a success. Mr W. Chester, of Gormandalc, gave general satisfaction as handicapper and starter. The local ladies attended to the eatables in their usual good style. Mr J. Colvin, of Rosedale, supplied the refreshments. A ball was held in the hall after the picnic and was one of the best attended for soma time. The music was supplied by Misses Burgess and Hair and Mrs and Mr Ev. Hillman. Mr P. Feely kindly acted as M.C. The Following are the rcsulta of the events: - Willung School Boys' Race-S Mooney 1, N Farley 2, J Hillman 3 Willnng School Girls' Bace-Nellie Mooney 1, R Kemp 2, Vera Harrap 3 Boys under 14-D Farley 1, R Kemp 2, Cyril Harrap 3 Girls under 14-Alice Ke...
WILLUNG SEVERANCE [Newspaper Article] — Rosedale Courier — 2 April 1914
WILLUNG SEVERANCE Mr Catani, Engineer in Chief of Roads and Bridges, visited Rosedale on Thursday in connection with the petition to annex portion of the Wil lung district to the Ro;eda!e Sbire. Mr Catani was met by the Shire secretary and engineer, and plans, etc., of the area were inspected at the Shire office. On the following day Mr Catani was driven over the area by Mr Feely, returning tc Melbourne on Fri day evening. Mr Catani expressed the opinion that the territory in question naturally belonged to Rosedale, and that he din not anticipate any difficul ty in granting the petition.
TENNIS [Newspaper Article] — Rosedale Courier — 2 April 1914
TENNIS On Saturday afternoon a tennis match was played ou the local court between a visi'iog team from Morwell and the Rosedale club. Some excep tionally good play was witnessed by hoth sides and Rosedale beat their opponents by a few games. The after noon was ideal for tennis and quite an enjoyable time was spent. During the the games afternoon lea was' provided by the ladies. Those who played for Rosedale were:-Mr Keys and Miss W. Robin son, Mr Rowlands and Miss Walter, Mr P. Lester, Mr M'Evoy and Miss G. Rinioull. The Morwell players were: - Mr A'Hearn and Mrs Sutcliffe, Mr Ward and Miss Oavey, Mr Mcintosh and Miss Rintoull. A team from Toongabbie will visit Rosedale next Saturday afternoon.
BEET-GROWING AND IRRIGATION To the Editor of the "Mercury," [Newspaper Article] — Rosedale Courier — 2 April 1914
BEET-GROWING AND IR RIGATION To the Editor cf the "Mercury," Sir,-Re the proposed irrigation of the beet sugar lands in and around Maffra, I beg to suggest that the scheme is a most practicable one; (or, with irrigation, there is no other crop that will produce such a return (rom the land. We have about 7000 acres of land within 12 miles of the factory capable of growing sugar-beet with any land in the State-namely Denison and Nambrok pfains. The land at the present is mostly used for growing wheat, oats, etc., with which, at the present value of the land, not a very pr&lt; fitable return can be made. Now, sir, I fail to see why this land cannot be irrigated, and the sugar-beet in dus'.iy, which has been a failure in the past, made a profitable one. Hoping to see otheis express their views on this subject. -lours, etc, \ WAKE-UP
THE MAFFRA "SPECTATOR'S" VIEW [Newspaper Article] — Rosedale Courier — 2 April 1914
THE MAFFRA "SPECTATOR'S" VIEW The recommendation of the Min isters of Agriculture and Lands to the Cabinet to closedown the Sugar Works at Maffra at the termination of the present campaign comes as somewhat at a thunderclap to the residents of Waflfra and district. Governmental methods are always open to criticism, and those adopted in connection with - the resuscitation of the-beet sugar - in . dustry (or the past' four years are subjects for severe criticism. In every move they were "the day after the Fair," whilst individual growers, with little' experience, were plainly proving beet growiug under irrigation conditions; was a distinctly payables proposition. 1 Yet it only dawned or : the departmental heads at the last moment, and a perfunctory move, late as usual in the season, was made on the closer settlement blocks to iniga'e the present crop. Even the spasmodic effottshowed the value of water applied' when the plant required same, as was clearly demonstrated on the visit of t...
CAUSING DAMAGE TO PROPERTY [Newspaper Article] — Rosedale Courier — 2 April 1914
CAUSING DAMAGE PROPERTY On a second charge Morris was then proceeded against by Constable Brown, with having, on the Sch March, at Flynn's Greek, ignited certain inilamable material, whereby theproperty of another person was endangered. Constable Brown said that Morris made a statemeut that some coats were burning in his vehicle and ho threw them out on to the road. The grass caught alight aud in consequence property was damaged. Evideoco from the following witnesses was then taken : William Bell, farmer, Flynn's Creek, said he was called out to a fire alongside of Tur ner s; he saw another fire about a quarter of & mile down the read towards Boscaale ; he went to it and saw a man standing be hind a vehicle pull out some old clothes : ho called out to him for assistance, but he did not appear to hear him ; the fire got into property rented fcy him and burnt 7 or 8 acres of grast and 5 chains of fencing; lie had a number of head of sheep aud cattle in the paddock which were i...
BEET SUGAR INDUSTRY STATE MINISTRY'S DISCON TINUANCE THE FINANCIAL POSITION [Newspaper Article] — Rosedale Courier — 2 April 1914
* BEET SUGAR INDUSTRY STATE MINISTRY'S DISCON TINUANCE THE FINANCIAL POSITION (From the "Age) The advice given to the State Cab inet that an end should be put to th'e teet sugar operations was defended on Friday by the Minister of Agriculture. While the factoiy is to be closed down, and tlie condition of compulsory grow ing is to be set aside, an irrigation scheme is promised. It was under stood last year that the Water Commission was preparing plans and estimates for an irrigation scheme which would meet the requirements of growers (or the present season. Mr Hutchinson said the Ministry felt that it was impossible to continue tbe experiment any longer. The en- i deavor to establish susar heet growing in Victoria had extended over four years, and by the end of this season it would be shown that the State had paid £50,000 more than it had received. He did not mean that it was all a dead loss-there was the value of plant to he taken into consideration-tut there had been a los~ o! thou...
LIGHTING A FIRE AND VEHICLE WITHOUT NAME [Newspaper Article] — Rosedale Courier — 2 April 1914
LIGHTING A FIRE AND VEHICLE WITHOUT NAME William Morris, said to bo a drover, who was driving ahoop (tho property of a man named Higgins, of Jeeralang) along tho loads, was charged by Constable Brown with having haltod on land on Sunday, 8th March, with a vehicle, and tint ho did light a Dro on inch land, such vohiclo not having tho owner's name and resi dence painted in a logiblo and permanent manne:' on tho right off side thereof in lottcrs at least one inch in length. Thore vas no appearance of accused. Constablo Brown, duly sworn, said, on information received, he interviewed accused, who admitted having lightod n firo when camped for dinnor at Flynn'a Creok. Ho drew Morris's attention to the fact that thore was no name painted on the vohiclo ho was using. Accusod men tioned somothing about hard luck. A numbor of witnesses was then callcd. Alfred Chorles Turner, farmer at Flynn'a Creek, said he saw accused near his place ; accusod was belting out a firo in his paddock ; ho cAuld...