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Mechanics' Institute. [Newspaper Article] — Bunyip Free Press and Berwick Shire Guardian — 26 February 1914
Mechanics' Institute. The annual meeting of subscribers to the Bunyip Mechanics' Institute was held on Monday evening last, Mr. J. A. Holgate presiding over a fail attendance. The balance-sheet, which was presented by Treasurer Kraft, showed that tho receipts for the year amounted to £118/9/1, and tho receipts to £136/12/1. The amount for tho piano had been paid up in full, and several additions had been made to the hall during tho year. Tho election of ofiicers resulted as follows:— President, C. Pearson ; vice-presidents, J. A. Holgate; treasurer, W. G. Kraft; committee, Captain a'Becliett, Dr. Withington, Messrs H. Rodger, J. A. Holgate, C, Pearson, A. J. Gibb, J. Berry, C. Marsden, F, F. Pearson, E. E. Head and C. G. Salmon. An estimate of cost of the billiard-room was supplied (by request) by Mr. A. Burns, tho Bunyip builder. _ Tho meeting decided that Mr. Burns be asked to prepare plans and specifica tions, so that tenders for same may be called.
Show Night Concert. [Newspaper Article] — Bunyip Free Press and Berwick Shire Guardian — 26 February 1914
Show Night Concert. The Bunyip Agricultural Society has engaged a. first-class Melbourne Concert Company for the entertain ment to be given in the Bunyip Hall on Show Night (Wednesday, March 11th). The programme has been arranged so that there will be plenty of- variety. The company includes such celebrated artists as Miss Lily pctavib '(a' popular Opera .House perforiner)"an&lt;rMr. Dave Warne. The full programme appears in tfyis issue.
News and Notes. [Newspaper Article] — Bunyip Free Press and Berwick Shire Guardian — 26 February 1914
News and Notes. Tickets, for tbe' "Melbourne liight Hours' AHiUiiio'ii arc 'now; available at the" Free Press " office, at 1/' each. " Try your luck, 'and get ou curly. • If you waufc to look well buy oue of Pearson'ssuits at 30/. The. programme of 20 events to be decided at the annual .St. Patrick's Day sports at Kooweerup on March Kith appears in detail in another eoluum of to-day's issue, and athletes, cyclists and others would do well to carefully peruse it. Entries for the chief events close with the hou. sec. (Mr. Hugh Bourke) ou Saturday, 7th March, at 8 o'clock. Oue may live aud luaru and the longer oue lives the more one learus of the waul, of Coouey's famous bread. Tbo Iona Si. Patrick's Day Society have arranged a splendid programme .for'its.'annual carnival on March 17th. There are 6ix pony races aud several athletic events, besides various other ■contests, for boys and girls. Merry go-round, anil other, attractions will make;up a good, day's amusement. Entries-for princ...
A REMINDER. [Newspaper Article] — Bunyip Free Press and Berwick Shire Guardian — 26 February 1914
A REMINDER. | Headers of the " Free Press" aro requested to remember that the firms and business people "who advertise iu our columns do so iu the expectation of direct results iu the way of mail and other orders. We receive advertising business because tho paper has a largo circulation (especially among the farmers), but if our readers emit to mention tho " Free Press" when ordering, the sale is liable to bo credited to some other medium in which the same advertise ment may be appearing. Extreme .care is taken in selecting our advertisers,-aud we frequently decline contracts from tirnis for various reasons, so that our readers may relv upon getting a fair deal from the clients whose advertisements appear. We, therefore, urge our readers to patronise "Free Press" udvortiseis (both district and outside), aud to be sure aud mention the nauie of the medium through whicli "their pocket was touched.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Bunyip Free Press and Berwick Shire Guardian — 26 February 1914
lona Store AND. Misiy, D. 0 0 N EY L A' K. G E Assorted 8 Tb C K \V[> Deliver in auy Quantity ot' the above, ai. Loweat liat-CH. A Trial: will Cuuvinee Yuu. Ioua andBuuyip—Daily. Garfield aud Tyuoug— Tuesdays, Thursdays aud Saturdays. Yauriatiiau— " Mondays, Thursdays.^ Murray's Eoiid— Tuesdays, Fridays. CELEBRATED I ON A TeM Is. 3d. This is COONEY'S. If \vc i'leiiso YOU toll others IONA TKA. if. wu Don't Tell US—loua Tea. T^-V R E A D " r f a D •>p\: •: . Or IIxo Best-Quality. Wuok in. week out—Alwayts tlio same—The liost. > >^rhe; FAVOR Of yofir Recommendation & patronage respectfully \ solicited. Note the advantages of Dealing at, Cooueys:— Now that the Farmers' busy time is coming, it will pay you to deal with us, aud have your GOODS delivered at your door. Remember, TIME IS monb.y at this seasou of the year, and you will SAVE BOTH at the IONA stork &' BAKERY. A MELBOURNE TRAMWAY OFFICER writes this Letter. Mr. Charles Rock, of 42 Gladen-sti, East Bru...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Bunyip Free Press and Berwick Shire Guardian — 5 March 1914
THE BEST IN THE WORLD 5 lb Parcel. INSIST OH LABELLED: PACKAGES PUBLIC NOTtCES. WANTED TO SELL. THAI', I'ony and Harness, for~£10 ; also Marc for £6. AppK . A. BUUNS, Buuyip. Wanted. D HUM MIS It (Bass) Wanted for loua Brass Baiul. Apply Tuesday Evening, Mar. lOtli, to W. LEGGE, Bandmaster, JEona. Lost. LOST.—Gold Dagger BRUUCIJ, set with Pearls and Emeralds, between Com mercial Bank and Mechanics' Hall, Bunyip. Finder rewarded on returning to MISS K. WILSON, tiippsland Hotel. Bunyip. FOR SALE. MAKE, 7 years old, for Sale. Apply, • GEO. M. NOKJIAN,. Bunyip North. For Sale; TWO-HOKSE OIL ENGiNE k MAIZE SHELLEK fc'dr Sale. Capable of doing 100 bags pur day. for particulars apply to— Hr. COLEMAN, Bunyip, Or free Press Office WANTED. rpWO Good DAIRY FARMS Wanted, to 1 Lease, aboi.i 10J Acres Each. Two Good Men Waiting for Same with option of Purchase. Send Particulars to— JAS. lvAVANAGH, Jun, Bunyip. liEAST. MOKHIS & MILES, City. W. L TRITSCHLER, DROUIN, Will have at Bunyip Show...
MISCELLANEOUS. [Newspaper Article] — Bunyip Free Press and Berwick Shire Guardian — 5 March 1914
MISCELLANEOUS. Tommy Burns, formerly champion heavy-weight boxer of the world, who contested his memorable match with Jack Johnson in Sydney five years ago, arrived in Sydney from America by tho Ventura on Monday. lie is accompanied by Arthur Pelkoy, Fritz Holland and Lus Newton, boxers under contract to the Olympic Athletic Club, Newtown. Coleman Gorman's block of land at Killaruey, in the Port Fairy district, has been sold to John Muggavin at £9-5 per acre. Some of tho Bunyip Swamp land is equally as good.
SPORTING NOTES. CRICKET. [Newspaper Article] — Bunyip Free Press and Berwick Shire Guardian — 5 March 1914
sporting notes, cricket. The Naruargoon cricketers visited Buuyip 011 Saturday, February 21st, and started :i match against Buuyip in the second round of tlio West Gippsland competition. The visitors batted lirst, ami were not disposed of until their total had leached 1-18. Menzies battcil in sound style For 55, Grigg knocked up 32, and Blayney aud M. Dove shaped well for 1'A and 10 respectively. Dr. Withiugton was again in good form with the ball for Buuyip, and tuak 0 wickets for G1 runs. Nash took 3 for 28, and W. Ilolgate 1 for 1i, Buuyip then went to the wickets, aud when time was called had lost 5 wickets for 92 runs. Thomas (who is one of the very best batsmen in the Association) was just going nicely when he was caught off the bowling of Backhouse for 35, whilst A. P. lieeher knocked up 31 quick and lively. Following are the scores:— NAIlNAHGOON, First Innings. Wilson, c, b Witliington .. .. 3 lilayiitiy.'c, b W. Holgate ... . .. 23 Grigs, c, b Witliington * .. . .. 32 Menz'...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Bunyip Free Press and Berwick Shire Guardian — 5 March 1914
C. Pearson, or Bunyip,'has put iu nil excellent; stock of men's suits, caps, shirts, collars. cto., and is soiling sam.c at low prices.—(Advt.) IONA ST. PATRICK'S DAY. To be held on GAKKIELD Racecourse on Tuesday, March 87th Under permission of V. R. C. ['resident : liev. J. J. Cusack. Yicc-prcsidents : Rev. F. Conlon, Messrs. U. Field and 0. Kavan.'igh. Stewards: Messrs. E, K. Clark, T. Cryan, D. Danson, T. Cunningham, D. Gunn, M. Scanlon, T. O'Donohue, E. Gabbett, Cr. A. Faliey. Committee: Messrs. I*. Walsh, J. Donald, Cr. J. H. Smethurst, H. J. O'Donuell, C. Pitt, R. McNamarn, T. Glceson, Cr. Pearson, P. Goulding, P. Cunningham, M. Fallon, R. Cjsey, JI. KinselU, J. J. Drake, P, McGrath, A, Gibb, II. A. Ilouiigan, J. O'Lcary, 'i'. Giblin, P. Enriglit and J. J. Daley. Judges . Cr. W. Carney and Cr. A. Fnliey. .Clerk of Scales : R. McNamura. Clerk of Course : W. Doherty. Saddle Cloth Steward : E. Gabbett. Pony Measurer: JI. J. Walsh. Starter : C. Pitt, Huudicupper : R. J. Gray. PROG...
THE KOO-WEE-RUP SWAMP. [Newspaper Article] — Bunyip Free Press and Berwick Shire Guardian — 5 March 1914
THE KOO-WEE-RUP SWAMP. A very large meeting of Kooweerup Swuinp settlers was bold iifc tho Keast Hnll, Cora Lynn, ou Monday evening last to further consider tho proposed drainage scheme. Settlers were in attendance from Yalloek, Five-mile, Iona, Cora Lvnu and other parts, and Mr. A'. Jeffers was voted to the chair. The chairman said tho settlers had beard so many diflerent opinions ex pressed in connection with the scheme of drainago proposed that he hoped those present had come with open minds, and after discussing the ques tion say whether they would accept oi' reject the schenio. Various aspccts of tho scheme weve put before the meeting and after being discussed at length, Mr J. A. Sbandley moved and Mr 0. llundle seconded tbc following motion That this meeting strongly objects to bo brought under the Water Commission." Au amendment by Messrs. benneti and Wadsley was lost. Tbc motion was carried 57 votes to 45. Several of the Cora Lynn settlers expressed their intention of being ...
THE CORRICKS. [Newspaper Article] — Bunyip Free Press and Berwick Shire Guardian — 5 March 1914
THE CORRICKS. As will be seen from a glanco at oui' advertising columns, Iho favorite " Corriek Entertainers" aro appearing ih t.lie Mechanics' Hall, Bunyip, oil Tuesday evening next, when a most attractive programme will bo pre sented. The entertainment will be well varied, aud will reach a high standard throughout, as well as being bright, moral and refined. TI10 Corricks have won lor them selves the highest praise, and are pleasiug singers and gifted iustrument 'alisfs. Miss Elsie Cox-rick is nightly accorded ovations for her dolightful singing, hCy soprano voieo being one of richness, purity, and volume. Another bright star of the company is Miss Ruby, lady cornet and mella phono soloist; whilst her sister Miss Amy, iluto aud piccolo soloist, also ranks high in the musical section of the programme. Miss Cox-rick (the piauiste) and Mr. Leouard (saxaphonc and clarionet) also materially assist in the entertainment. A special feature will be the several fine songs by Mr. Jaines Cald...
For the Men on the Land. [Newspaper Article] — Bunyip Free Press and Berwick Shire Guardian — 5 March 1914
For the Men on the Land. Mr. Pearson, lately fruit inspector for the south - eastern district, 1ms taken. up hit,... former position as manager" of the Tourauo- Valley Orchard at Pakenham , ; x1:' x x '.V'l;x. During tho past, week 11. large quantity, of 'fruit grown at North Bunyip has beeu sent away from the Bunyip station for sale iu the city markets and for export to England and Germany. • v x x x ■ Tho main potato crop on the Moe Swamp is being dug, and the yields aro good. Insome paddocks Carmaus are returning eight tons to tho acre. 'Rain is': urgently needed to assure a .supply of autumn grass.' ! x ' x' x A truck of pigs and calves will bo loaded' at. Garfield/on Tuesday, ;10tb inst., by W. Hobson for consignment to the Vietoriau Producers' Co operative Company. AH classes of pigs and calves will be taken. x x • x " llebent sales' of sheep and lambs at •the Flcmiugtou cattle sales :—D. J. Gardinor (Yanuathau) crossbred ewes at 24/1; Backhouse Bros. (Koowoc rupj lambs at 15/...
Hospital Sunday at Bunyip. IONA BAND IN FORM. [Newspaper Article] — Bunyip Free Press and Berwick Shire Guardian — 5 March 1914
Hospital Sunday at Bunyip. ION A-BAND'.IN FOKM. Several Buuyip-aud Iona residents arranged a pleasaut Sunday afternoon in aid of the Warragal Hospital last Sunday. Through the courtesy of Messrs. J. G. Donald and W. Leggo (bandmaster) the services of the Iona brass bancl were secured free, and two members ol the State Parliament gave addresses • during the afternoon, 'for which the residents are extremely thankful. ; The Attorney-General and Minister of Railways (Mr. Donald Mackinnon, M.li A.) and Mr. W. S. Keast, MiLA. motorcii up froru the city to assist aud delivered addresses,to those present, liollt !i""- geutlemen confined their ii-n-tvl;- to the cliaritablc side of, the work done by'hospitals, and during the intervals between the speeches the Iona brass baud (which was in great form aud improving spendidly) «avc several lirst-class selections. ~lu fact, it was a great pity tliat there was. not a larger attendance of residents from the Swamp, as.they would have; been delighted...
PAKENHAM. [Newspaper Article] — Bunyip Free Press and Berwick Shire Guardian — 5 March 1914
PAKENHAM. On Saturday evening last ii most successful concert was held iu aid. of the Pakenham Cricket Club. During tlie recent bush lircs Ben. Taylor hud &lt;10 tons of bay destroyed, and Plant's homestead was also destroyed. Other damage of a minor nature occurred. The newly - ereotcd Methodist Church is a substantial addition to the town. The opening services wcro conducted on Sunday last, whou much nthusiusm was shown. The fruit crops are satisfactory this season, and closc upon 3000 cases is despatched daily from tho Pakenham railway station. The usual complaints arc being made regarding tbo scarcity of trucks. Mr. Dwyer, who has beou manager of tho Tooiuuc Valley Orchard Cor tho past two or three years, is leaving tbo district. He was presented with tin illuminated address by tho Pakenbam Horticultural Socioty prior to bis departure. Mr. T. ilallorau has been elected secretary of the Pakenbam Football Club in place of W. Hornby. A number of last year's players have lef...
Kooweerup. [Newspaper Article] — Bunyip Free Press and Berwick Shire Guardian — 5 March 1914
Rooweerup. Coxon's farm ou tho Creamory-road has beeu bought by Mr. Duncan, of Tooradin. The hum of tho'chalfcutter and tbo thresher is heard in tho land at the present time, and the returns are fair. Potato digging is also in full swing, and largo quantities arc pouring into the railway station. Tho Railway Department is uot supplying enough trucks to carry away the farmers' produce, and frequently as much as 400 tons of potatoes, chaff, onions and wheat is left on the platform. In fact, ou several occasious farmers have had to cease potato digging, there being no room ou the platform. A dispute over the sale of a business at Kooweerup was heaid at the last sitting of tho Oranbourno police court, by Messrs Gibb, Greaves, Dull and White, J'h.P., when Charles Johnston proceeded against William Bong for the recovery of £7, alleged to bo due on the salo of some furniture. Boag counter - claimed £10/13/4, money collected by Johnson from the Post master - General in respect of the contra...
Killing a Sweetheart. PECULIAR CONFESSION. [Newspaper Article] — Bunyip Free Press and Berwick Shire Guardian — 5 March 1914
Killing a Sweetheart. PECULIAR CONFESSION. All extraordinary statement was made to the Melbourne police ou Monday morning by Moses Liebeg Fin'o,. an Austrian, who was found seated ou the steps of the Central watch-house. He stated that four years ago he murdered his sweetheart at Lemsburg, aud had tlieu lied to Palestine. Whilst working there his ■vf ^ioiisQ v»as raided Y>y thieves,' ou'e whom shot him in the leg. H«' came out to Australia, but gottiug no work was forced to steal, and was now famished. Fine has hueu remanded for a week's medical treatment. Me lias the mark of an old bullet wound in his leg.
IONA. [Newspaper Article] — Bunyip Free Press and Berwick Shire Guardian — 5 March 1914
;• ■ IQXA. On the whole tho ouiou crops are a good doal lighter than IhbI seasoD. Some 5 tho best crops are to bo booh iu tho vicinity of tho Junction. The digging of tho lnuiu potato crop 011 tho Kooweerup Swamp lias been started, and in some cases tho yields arc up to D tons to the acre, whilst in cases tho yield goes as low as 2 tons. The average yield for. tbo whole of the Swauip is about -ii- tons per acre. A much larger area tbau iu previous seasons has beou devoted to tubers, aud tho season's output from the Swamp will coustituto a record. •> &lt;• 4> A
PURELY PERSONAL. [Newspaper Article] — Bunyip Free Press and Berwick Shire Guardian — 5 March 1914
PURELY PERSONAL. Mr. A. Greenwood, J.P., of Paken ham, - will leave shortly for a trip to •England mid the Continent. Captain Tickcll, of (he Naval Reserve, lias purchased " Carisbrook," Upper Beaconsfield, and will take up his residence there during the summer mouths. After having been for over 40 years clerk of the Presbytery of Mortlako, the Rev. S. Fraser, of Tei-ang, died at the Teracg manse last Thursday, aged 70 years. He was ouo of the most widely:kno\vn Presbyterian clergymen in Victoria. Joseph" Stainthorpe and his wife celebrated their diamond wedding (75 years of wedded bliss) at Sheep Hills last Friday. Two hundred and fifty friends entertained the young couple at a dinner, and presented them with 50 sovereigns. Mr. Douglas Lamoud, who for several months past has acted as billiard-marker at- Wilson's Gippslaud Hotel, Buny'ip, sailed for Scotland a few'days' ago. . Prior to leaving Bunyip Mr." H.. Rodger, on behalf-of Mr. Lamond's friends, presented that gentleman AvjEli...