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SPORT AND PASTIME. THE TURF. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Star — 24 February 1914
SPORT'AND PASTIME.-: THE TURF. The following selections may be near the mark for :th& races :at' SMentorie to-morrpw : FIRST DIVISION. Oweedee .... ... 1. Happy Lady ... 2 Sweet Lil ... ... 3 HURDLE RA CE. Commonwealth ... 1 Pbrtlock ... ... .2 Companile ... ... NEWMARKET TRIAL. NuwvaraEliya ... 1. Desire ;. . 2.. St. Medoc .... ..- 3 - SECOND DIVISION. MisssMoi .;. .?. 1 Cajiaque ..: - .. 2. Allansford.. ... 3 THIRD DIVISION. Lundoyne ... -. 1 Milloo ... ... 2 *My Narice .;.. ...3 :3 .: MENTONE HANDICAP. -- Coradil -..- ... 1 OhiChi .. ...: 2 Rosti - ... ... "The-u, 'turity Stakes, which was run at Caulfield on Satuiday was won by, the Sydney filly Brattle, who started at 12 to 1. Cider was second, and Rathlea and Royal Laddie a dead heat for third. Audacity started favorite at5 to S1, with Jolly Beggar next in de mand; The winner, who was ridden by McLachlan, is engaged in the-Newmarket Handicap at 7.9, and was one of the: early picks for the Flemington- sprint. Her victor...
Colac Onion Crops. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Star — 24 February 1914
S imaticon critical periodtheondd Eion cro in this district wilfli bete lightes on record Theb hiarvesting has begun land many? growers fin ;themselves' in'difficulty as fa'?r s fulfillihntheir obligationsa is con cerned:r l:rh-ey sold: irl;? at fro6i £3 to £40 ls per ton and in cont sequence of the 'abnormally Clow yield, they cadnnot iicompletej the contracts, with the result that in eonie iiistanicesteiy have hiad to purchase at the ruling .rate- to do so.:: These;i orders .were givenh nioiths :ago forfi Am:ericani trade,' and a the buyers whto hav4ertedred into coitracts there haveto?fiolfil S.them, so :that quite a.nimiiber f thbe:.growers will lose :heavily -It would be a very.wise plan: if the ,farmers woulld sell a proportion each, of their:cropi, for .exporti as the local in;rket wouldle relieved and an all round benefit.. wotild accrue to the grower. Owing to the: want of moisture the onions have not grownin size, eanid the result: will bie, unless ihe:Govern ment reduces ...
MELBOURNE. THE PRIME MINISTER'S VIEW. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Star — 24 February 1914
MELBOURNE. K FROM OUR CQRRESPONDENTJ THE PRIME MINISTER'S VIEW. :Mr Joseph Odok has again ex~pressed ·~himsel~fi warmly-jf~g~ ad! forciblIy regarding. thbe present Federalbplitioal sitgation. iHe *told'i Sydney audience afda sioc6ethalthere miiust bean ian imme-. diate change.. :TIhte would rather go o:ut.of .political life, ;alto-i: getier thain find. himself, blocked at. every tuyri fin'tt -e transaction f f the -business of- the counitry. tie Prime Minister also tooltoc .a'sion to burst the: bubble that tle. 3pposition during the last.session Rad nfot -opposd non contentious. :legislation.f; He :.showed; :clearly enough ':to- satisfy the.. Liberal Party :at uall: events,. that" the Laborites ha..'ddetermined, ii the" hIopj of: discrediting the Govern ineht, that tlie transaction of practical business .should -be brought :to the irriducible-mini mum . The exhortationd of. the Prime Minister which followed should betake'n to .heart by-every -'iyal Liberal. in the Oommon wealth. It ...
MARKET TRAIN FOSTER TO LEONGATHA. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Star — 24 February 1914
MKET RAN j:i'OSTER_:- TO^'. i·: Nex.;, t a e Tl", ~u:·.?:rs:,?'."- ;-Fe2-,;4?26th F eDa~epI~) ~926tli Hi odl'mRane, -'-b.'p 19 F~cis~h Creek 9?he 26~h Btiffalo nrae- 940 Stny of ieeem~e -ota"le- ia9ou Meeniyan - 94 i? rin ". 10 Koonwarr ' -' 1 ·.i~Ls~leong'ith (aii) .40 30j ibe PM1IG. has asohm fo making money: i by. providing vessels at sea with a daily buidti of news by wuireless. Roeepts under the British National Insurance Act '-o the end nf Decembier. totalled about 330 millions. -Strake in the Sydney iron trade. Ovei 4000 men idle.
NERRENA. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Star — 24 February 1914
NERRENA. S?The following i6gendtlemen were appointed to carry out arrange menits for the picnic to be held on the Nerrena football ground on Wednesday, ilst: April:- Chair man;, Mr J. T. Kindellan; treas urer,. Mr N. Munro, jun.; secre tary, Mr N. E: Hayes-; assistant secretary, Mr Fletcher;. coin mitfee, Messrs G. H. Brown, A. Sill, W. .Moore, A. .Cummins, M. Holloway, B. :Drowrley, N. A. Miiunro, Symonds and M. Walsh. It was the committee's interition to hold the picnic onri 18th March, but owing to the sports to be held in Leodgatha on that date, and the Meeniyah flower showv ohi the 25th Marchb, they had to abanidon those days, and hold it on April 1st.
Mail Service. MAILS RECEIVED AND DESPATCHED FROM LEONGATHA Closing Hour. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Star — 24 February 1914
. Mallii Servic l:e. , MAILS RECEIVED 'AND DES PATCHED FIROM [EONGATA Closinig Hour. Tio :Melbourne & : Korumburra 7 am& 8.'45 -AllMstationris toR. Port AlTerI.t:. 10,45 a.m. Leonigatha South IMon, Wed., & Fri 11.45 a.m, M;iboo'North - Ti.ues Thurs, Sat. - 11 a.m. Mai rdanr Tues. Thurs , Sat: 11 a.m. M'.cKinnon se R.0.-" Tues. Thuie Sat 11 a. Wheelan's.R 0. 'liTues. Thurs., Sat., i1 a.m. Mardan South . .?nT e?; Thurs Sa 2- :::l:.m. Francod sirb0 T-ues. WThd.s Sat"14 a.?. -ish Creek tR~O~=~~: Warta:N:.- ? ::? Hoig o TesThure. Sat 14o a M ounit Ecce Tues &Saituiday 12.30 pam Harper' R 0}; Tues Saturday 420 p.m. Tarwin to Tarwin Lower aind Cshinslooshieblag Tuies Thuirs. Sats 12 noon stony Creek to Dollar Fidges R.O Scoitte R.O.& Mirboo Sthil MonmWed &Fri Meeniyan to Dunibaa Nerrena East (Woorayl Dodd's and Mirboo -Mon., Wed. Fri. p.m. Fish Creek to Yanakie Monday - 41tpin1. Fish Creek to Waratah N and: Walkerville---M Tues., Thurs., Sat....
District News. MEENIYAN. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Star — 24 February 1914
District News. MEENIYAN. -Thi:adjourned general meting of subscribers to6 the Mechanics' In stitute, :Meeniyan, was .held on Friday evening, when. there Awvas a large attendance. ':Thie newly elected president, Mr G.. D. How, 7was in:the chair. Mr W; J. Farrell was elected secretary, and Messrs T. A. Welsford, R. McLean, C. J. Gribble,.M. McKitterick, and P. McWhinney were duljy elected as committeemen. The thr;e trustees (eMessrs Reeder, McDonald, and Boyle) are also meibemrs -of the committee. It:was decided to call tende.s for painting the outside of the hall. and it was .decided to cover tlhe fl-6rof the reading room with-matting. :,After some discus sion it was. decided to oil'the floor'"^;' iin the main hall.- " :- :. A large and enthusiastic meeting of riflemen attended-a meeting on Saturday evening, Mr P. Griffen in the chair. The secretary'pro tem. (Mr C. J. Gribble) announced that he had all instructionr from the Department iin reference to the formation of a club,and plac...
SHOW DATES. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Star — 27 February 1914
SHOW DATES ?.? J-Following are the: dates for the anniiiu?il.shows iln.1914 : Foster, Wedneeday, March 4th. Bunyip; Wednesday, arch 11. 1914 is here and you will require diaries add alinnaacs. We have a good range in stock..' L LT .Smith's almanac is always popular, and we have them always in stock; Diaries are. hiandy to keep stock arnd farm accdunts. -Don't forget liooks- and lines for the river. Wo have large stocks on hand 'at Ford's Fancy Shop and Sports Depot. GEonoE FORD, McCartin:street.
Leongatha Telephone Exchange. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Star — 27 February 1914
Leongatha Telephone, Exchange. ;Following are the numbers' and names of subscribers : 1. Shuie of Woorayl Office . 2. Butter Faictory, and manager's 8 residence. 8. Co operative Society's.Store. 4 W. G. Walker, storekeeper. S. Peck & Sons, auctioneers. 6. J. M. Molloy, chemist 7. P. Johnson, butcher. 8 r Howdenrphysician. u. r.: iset uiorris, private hospital 10.- Lardnei & Co;, ironmongers. 11. Colvin & Co.; drapers. .' .12; A. E: Edney, storekeeper. 13; Rossiter & Co6, :STAR Office. ;:14. Pearce & Jarratt, butchers: :15. S;' Maddern,Commercial totel 16. Neal Bros:, storekeepers. i17: R.-Bair, Otago Hotel; 18. E.- Manders, agent.: 19. Nurse Good, private hospital.; :20i. Rev. P. J. Coyne, Presbytery. :21: J.. .Rumpf, private residence 22 J. McFarlane, coachbuilder;. 23. E. McNainara,a baker. St. H Kelly: Undertaker. 2*5. Jno. Lardner;private residence 26 .'Dr Pern, physicitn . ' 7.- B. A. A ole, auction mart. 28..McCdrtin & Co.,I auct...
PERISHABLE PRODUCTS. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Star — 27 February 1914
i PERIS HLAB LE-IPRODUCTS;: ::In:the perish hableprdu seroddi u tie disiplay taking it for all iiiall1 was one of tfheibest thesociety has yetdriavn: tofiether? anid while exhibits camfie:for rward iifin mbers sufficient to amiply .fill the wholer of :the stands; individual mierit:ini varoioussections was remarkab!y high. It would perhaps have b?ee better hadd the stand at theh eastern end of the central:bhenc lies, at: whichl a. womrin turned an honest penny y.li the sale:of nick nfacks, beeri t evoted to legitin?ate exhibitors. 'Jams :and reserves .woild. h ave shown to betteir ad vantage liad:: some of this:extent ofl additional: s:pace :.been- dis tr'ibuted amongst them Individual mentioni: is called foir in: three cases - the Labor Colony; the .eongatia boutei btate snouui,ana the district'exhibit ?.-Minus these, ai .-excellen't show .would:i ' have been reduced. to 'the : beggarly irray of empty benches of which in times past we have reluctantly acknowledged- acquaintance. The...
TO THE EDITOR. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Star — 27 February 1914
TO THE EDITOR. / ::SIR,, -From the advertisement nd'" fiosters issued by the Meeniyan School Committee for to day's excursion, it might easily el assumed that the High School helped- to inaugurate the picnic. spoial traiwe "should certa inly have approached ther local School omimiittee.Wh at happned was this e esaw the notice if the excursion from Meeniyan and-the High Sc'lihol: staff decided to ask the6Meen~iya: jComtiiitteeIfthey. coiildireserve, a:carriage-and. piik uP oupir attidents i~tKardella anrd Kd?riuilurra if"?wedetermiiied to miake a Natuire Study exedrsion on their traini. :They reoplied that theyj would bi ? lt)?at1sed: to ~1so. Then iwe ist lbe new-aB yvertisiementa?a:-nid ,circullar.- We don t mirnd the Meeniyan IConi rmittee using our iname in-. con nection i i i:' ith the picnic ,in ,the least, but we wvish to removeithe impression that we inauurilated a Piiiicom with? h1e "Meeniyanedm6n mitte wo-iithout :consu lting th e: local: State" Sohool Coimmittee. Yours &am...
CORRESPONDENCE. TO THE EDITOR. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Star — 27 February 1914
O0RRESPONDENCE i TO :-.' THE ElDTRii:.;TOR ik column of tyour issueof thetia 0tlf instisi a patragraph relativeot Mge A:E Fisher severing his connebc tio d wiith: :thaiie Tariin Cricket Clufib diid? s i?i -ainiighisabilitiesaEi: *a coieter ITo theilatter pairt of the itei there is no objection iforthicnming frioii me; oi E1pret sume blfy the club £here is great obijection thoughi to the 2wording ofthe ne w? item in the form of~-? very nearly al landeigrus asse toni agaainst the" T:irwi-nCiriket Clubi ntdiet t kin,' b oo a mem (the du ii ?lmplicitio :bi : athes against dn i d isdi aboteveihng:i offerionnet tSIhiic-Mn: Fisher hars>nht beeny aimember of the clublder of this seasonri tf allalthugh h ihas ~~used th-~.i";Q:.ae lub maeia ften enouh, othin atchiesi against it ndr ouitsider~ distric ts: ·Toth ing need be~sai d about hisi~; offering-tn plyfro become member of nv.ithr ~hih:iii to nlav: against: his ownr district Mr Fisher .stated it: tte opeuinrig -`of the: season that he, ...
Leongatha Show. The District's Holiday. FINE EXHIBITION OF STOCK. KEEN CONTESTS IN THE RING. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Star — 27 February 1914
Leongatha Showi ,.i-- Tlle Disftrict's Holiday. ! FINE EXhIBITION OF STOCK. KEEN IPlESTs IN THE RING. ,The Leonrkatbha Aricultural-and Pastoral; :Sohiety has:. passed another: miletn aeff~ndl : anotherg successfu a exliibitiori .:maybe re cordedias: theresult`i df the;efforts oftWecommittee. ,The'iweek prior to.the :show was ia.iltost trying oe:fo-r landholders in ivar"ious parts of the district, for the fire: fiend?; swept ?property after pro perty and not until a cooilcha'ng was experiencedon Satuirday last, wih - ? light. fail of?-rain on-i the Sunday evening, that the m??anon the land felt iecure.; Re'peatedly. was it remarkedh 'by thefi-jprimary: produeri " If- this' .iot weather codhtinuesa we wi inot risk leaving our hoamies fto go to; thei s how -on Wedne;dayi.. .Theire was; no dbubt that tdhe continuous dry eather hiad a dnarked beffect upon~ it ,hibit,bihut it was surpi sfng tpo see what could hi prodiced even without the': custopiary bshwers that this. distriot is f usual...
AYRSHIRES & JERSEYS. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Star — 27 February 1914
AYRSHIRES & JERSEYS. Dairying is the chkief indus ty throughout the distriot;, aid: .the type 'ofcattle minost prdminent in eeery. lierde Are yrsnhire?a nd:J er sdys. Every:y eaiat: the Royal Show. Qurchasesaire mniadeo6f-stud book. cattle,: ,witl?:the object of imnproir ing the breed, anid it is jnot an.un c6iiommon thing' for'.lealers in. this iclass of:stock -to pay good prices to .district-.breeder- s fir y..earlings, and mainyifn-have been sent rin thi way to othei states iin the .Com: monwealth, -Th rhnumber of .en triesi a ncreiise at eac? :shdw in the sections for Jerseys, which is proof of thieierrwvorth as. mnilk and creami producers.?-: 6entries were received as agaitis .:30 Ayrishires. The quality :how.ever, was good in bo0th cllasses anid t:he? blood of some ofoE thebest breeds in Vic toria courses?throuiigh t vielins of the stock ::ex~iibited. : The. prin cilpal prize-tcakeier.ini tbe'Jersey class wer;i MessrsSS:J. Gostelow A H Sill, F Hutlli anid the Laibor Co...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Star — 27 February 1914
"~ . "?- . . . .,. ..-.L . ,·" . ... . .. :. MR. E. S. CALLANANIK Member o. 4u~'e ~~!~tralis ailoej~~ei Of Dentiitjaa~r~ a~d ,; ;'T 4i. ?llpu~r'e.DBIaIonxi~tal. o'p;·.-.. · -; - McOARTIN-ST., iLEONGATHA. Mayv be consuiltid daily (;: except asuiinder)-? . OFish Creek, Tuesday, Februarw,2,. S-.-?ter, Wednesday, March 4.' tony Creek, Tuesday, March 10. DTaSTRYs (Recorded by thet Dental-oardoi.ofViC toria);. 'All Classes of Re infpi :ft S3 Painless.e xtpctions, -216 Hpis,9 a m. to 6 pmii ,Orig's Buildings, BairstreetL leoltigailPb1a Idvjf Hptal :"MIS ~ :F. ,GOOD' ~'ER PFICI&TD NRE, MEMB ~R ? ejai.t)c9 and. Mid~wifery. Le*ga ha. Wooay. .P?. Lvate H*s-? itaI. Coinprt Pea rt and Bellinghiar Streetsi. I:.. lEONGAH ., - E3qlOIAL,Meits is anj 1idwj, a r J 'cages received. f . - J . A;. DNER Agent,. 7B (ntree t jLoogatiss Tor Royal Insurance LAmi M. KdII'eenrs i- .. - .. . - . ,:,; N 8E S AGEN.,'TOBA,0T ' 1,8. i.If'. STA.4TI0..ER,, ,&o. A:jIBoice s?electionof Birthday. ndldding...
DRAUGHT STOCK. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Star — 27 February 1914
; ,lDRAUGHT STOCK. lthqughstii eag an F !State.chiefly ýinthewheat h o g are th breeding of -ithis ;inagnificenfttype' o.bf animal; con tidues unabated in the Woorayl Shire. Both stallions aifd mares from this -districdt: ;have 'sedred lionors at tie Royali Show ;' iich is;, proof;of the quality at :the ser vice of farmers for, b.reeding pur poses.'- :There are sires e al to anything iii tlhe ommonwealth, and the high prices reaiised atthe -.periodical. hors'e ?ales in the Leon :gatlia yards is. an indication that :thie:,best-dca ii: -be -prbdu ced ,.*:No stallioris areid allowed to compete unless they have hieen liassed *by a veterinary sutrgeoni fro m -the Agricul tural - Deipartminent;: and ;tiold a certificate for sound iess; This is. an :excel lent ,provision, for itrtends to the blreeding:: of bone aind m"muscle, sod iuclhto be desired n arn animal of tlis ,;class, ' ere stiengthi is. 'essenitial-. -The chief prize -on:. the ,list,' fi6rstallion'any ;age, was securedl by Mr W;...
BEEFY CATTLE. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Star — 27 February 1914
'BEEFY CATTLE. -' 'For supBplying the Melbourne mnarket :with fat :stock at. this period ofithe'y year th Woroiayl Shire is noted, and the-:p~ces realised a?e: gopd;. The pSiort horns:and .Herefords are .tlhe best tbype for ..th: .purp6sioe, and the specimens in the: penris- at this show would have done: credit to an-exhibitiofi of fat stock in very hiuch'"1d er,:societies than: that of Leongatha. - The Shiorthorns are more favored for.fattening :in his district :only a few.breeders kIeep ing thle Herefords. Mr Johli Henderso, .of Pound Creek, .is a beiiever' i ii.the .latter strain, and almost cleared the boarld ir this this section: Mrr Ridgall was a most prominent prize-taker in the fat sitockcla81ssb 'and shae th honorsw?w.th:Mi Heeniderson.-For; Shorthond·hs ;the;: .most ··rsuccessful~~i weire- esrs T- -Tgall and (eo. ienderso T he j uidg in the fat stock sectioi: (:Mi F. W. Fream) wa?:greatly ple-ased with th-ie ex hibits,- aild remarked that? they were ai credit to any distri...
Mail Service. MAILS RECEIVED AND DESPATCHED FROM LEONGATHA Closing Hour. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Star — 27 February 1914
Mail Sud?e., MAILS RECEIVED, AND 131* PATCHED FROM LEONGAToAi [Cloils NHour. To ?elbourne.& Korumburra 7 a.m & 8.4'5p., All etationa to PortB Albert ... ,10.45 .; Leongatha South--. Mon., Wed., &'rl; . 1148 0We Mirboo North - Tue. Thurs., Sat.' I:ii Mardan-- . Tues., Thur.., Sat. 11 m~U MoKinnon's: RKO.- Tues., Thurs., Sat. 1' sli, W~heela&n's R.O. Tues.;; Thurs.4 Sat.-- -i e~ Koorooman q?- Tu~ie;, Tiur.s., Sat., 11' Mardan South Tue., Thu, ;Sat.: , ,,.g Wooreen R.0. - Tues., Thurs., Sat . 11.A. Francomine's RO. Tues., Thurs,, Sat. 1.1.40 am. H?'gae-ILQ.--- .. : . i Tues., Thurs., Sat. 11,40'40 Mount Eccles-- .. Tues. & Saturday 12.30 ~. Harper's R.O. Tues.. & Saturd.ay 12.30 p.m. Tarwin to Tarwin Lower, and Cashin'es.loos. bag " Tues., Thurs.,: S'?i. 12 s. Stony Creek to Dollar, aidgeka R.O,· Scott's SR.O. & Mirboo Stlih Mon,, Wed. & Fri. 1Z.30aW. pi~niyan to Dumbalk, Nerrena East, Woorayl.. • Dodd;'. and Mii .?'~ Mon....
BLOOD STOCK. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Star — 27 February 1914
Inthis;oa lassn nearly-haO en tries were 'receivedandt itheliquality rof .thleanimals on the rt.holewas good sThe ldiin l prizerinithe :o was d- for the alliong a : -ae, as whici was capuired , by Mr : Moyin no ns iKongwal ) Ri lit .irig;~·so'mer~agccessfuK nersto n the ditricstinluod odnrthe tif Tr6ttinge o tal lion alsbocaneuider thias oclassi the ' first pizebeing awarde ntedfr-^.l heB: eedilton the) ,'secondf bein secuired -.by Mr Jor 'Symonds. Siles bhthisc kin are most essentialine therdistrict to nmate iwith ltheIdidi'eont mare, when a fgodiclassamp of buggha harse bwould produ c eded. he; section for rioadstery stalliondid not attract an `-eriy- is is the class of animal that owues'^ of the artilleryl wheeler- 1'type'of mare should find all Ithtisre quired. Progeny from hese and other well known sires bing good prices in -the' local'le yards, and attract dealbers fr om -Melbouirne and other parts oifthe State. The Woorayl Shire is noted- for the breoeding of the; class of st...
SWINE. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Star — 27 February 1914
Th,;~is is ·.:~:anr imporfa~nt d~asso on thne priz'': lits:-jut~~je, bton n hc there is very limited competition. Evry :i fartmer in the distriic who has a i i-airy-l herd keeps a certain ninmber of :pigs, for he has to get rid of the skim milkibut they are only kept for profit, and as soon as they arrive at .the . bacon stage they a:re turned into profit. There arc a few broeeders who Show Sales fand find a beniefit in having Isomiething fbreedy. With ione eioeptioonn Wednes dythepiz were takenby t wo exhibitoris iamely :the Labor olbn iand Mr Pi Johnson Wflen tterho:l using is providedtbhe weill known brkeeders from along thek line will seand thiri prize stocki