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SCHOOL WORLD. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 27 January 1914
SCHOOL WORLD. * Mri. M' Lachlan, M.L.A., has received from the Director of Education the following communication: " With reference to your recent in terview, and the communication sub mitted to you from Mr. WV. F. Friday, of Sale, honorary secretary to the Sale High School Council, urging that a more suitable building and better aceommodation be provided for high school purposes at this place, I have the honor to Inform vou that the question will receive early contsideration." Mir Harry Gill, H.A., Inspector of schools for the Sale and Yarram dis treicts, was married during the Christ mas vacation. Mr. TV. L. BTrumley, on the staff of the Sale Agricultural High School, was also married during the holidays. Miss Broughton, of the local high school staff, had leave of absence for three weeks prior to the Christmas va cation, but expects to return to Sale in good health for the re-opening of the school on the l rd ]eieruary. Mr. Inspector Gill has been imaking ini uirh'hs in regard to ...
MURRAY WATERS QUESTION. SOUTH AUSTRALIA ANXIOUS. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 27 January 1914
MURRAY WATERS QUESTION. SOUTH AUSTRALIA ANXIOUS. Fear has been expressed in certair quarters that the S.A. Government will hesitate about proceeding witl the work of locking the -River Murray within the borders of that State until a permanent flow of water is ensur ed by the construction of atorage works at Lake Victoria weir. The State might be in an awkward posi tion, because the Premier of Victoria last year shelved the bill ratifying the agreement between New South Wales, Victoria and South Australia T.?e Government is awaiting a con ference, at whi h the Federal Minis try has promised to be represented In the meantime, as an earnest oi South Australia s intention to lose nc time in making the Murray River navigable, the engineer in chief, un der instructions from the Minister, i1 arranging for the purchase of the machinery required for the construc tion of locks and weirs.-" Argus."
LATEST INTELLIGENCE. Melbourne, Monday. A GUBERNATORIAL SURPRISE. The Governor-General Resigns. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 27 January 1914
LATEST INTELLIGENCE. (IY WJltRl.) (From Our Own Correpoadent.) Mlelbourne, 1tit day. A GUBERNATORIAL SURPRISE. The Governor-General Resigns. Lord Denman at the A.N.A. lunch eon surprised his audience by an nounci!ng his resigna tiottll, largely on the score of Indifferent health, lie said he had considered the alterna tive of getting leave, but in view of a possible political crisis, he thought it would not be in the best interests of the Commonwealth for the Gov ernor-General to ble absent. Hle leaves for England during the year. Mr. Cook. Mr. Murray, Sir George Reid and Mr. Fisher all expressed ex treme regret at his decision.
COMMONWEALTH METEOROLOGY. WEATHER FOR THE WEEK ENDED JANUARY 23. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 27 January 1914
COMMONWEALTH METEOROLOGY. IVEATHIER FOR THE WEEK ENDED JANUARY 23. This has been on the whole a very quiet week. The only disturbance was one of tropical origin, which passed over during the early morning hours of Monday, accompanied by a consider able amount of thunder and a little rain. Since then an extensive high pressure system has overlain southern waters, and monsoonal influences, though active over the Northern in terior of the Continent, have in Vic toria been only efftTective in helping to strengthen the sea. breezes. Hence. in southern, parts at all events, the weather has been delightfully fine ahtid oeol. Inland it was warmer, and near the Murray fairly hot, maxima being always above 90deg. and -on Sunday at Rutherglen 105 degrees. A survey party who have for sever al months past been surveying the site of the proposed railway from Alberton to W'onwron through Yarram have completed the worl, and left Ygarram I last week.
VICTORIAN COAL DEPOSITS. REPORT TO MINISTER. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 27 January 1914
VICTORIAN COAL DEPOSITS. IEPORT TO MINISTER. The Minister for Mines tMr. Drys dale Drown) has received a report from Mr. S. Hunter (of the Geologic al Survey) on the country between Alberton and :ale, special attention being paid to the suggestion that brown coal might exist at Darriman, and to the known brown coal at Merrittan's Creek. Mr. tHunter states that numerous localities were examined, including portions of the Ninety Mile Beach at low water. Nowhere in the whole area between Port Alberton and Yar rant and Sale could he lind any evi denee suggesting thatt outcrops of rock older than the Tertiary series occurred. B3etween Alberton and Woodside the country is flat to undulating, and consists of sandy loam, sandy ridges, and occasionally large areas of first class urable land, requiring only good transport facilities to a market to be come a cereal producing district. Nearing Darriman and in the coastal portions of Giffard the land Is genor ally of a fairly good quality, and c...
WILLIAMSTOWN RACES. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 27 January 1914
TWILLIAMSTOWN -RACES. Hurdles.-Flinch 1, Commonwealth 2, .%t' Alpin 3. Fives. Maiden Plate.--Raheen 1, Pernic ketty 2. TN:.O. 3. Threes Cup.-Gladwyn 1, Monidia 2 Wingarara 3. 5 to . Steeple.--The Guide 1, Camasade 2. Plnpress 3. Twos. Anniversary Handicap.-Black Pan 1. Effervescence 2. Threes. Welter.-Rosny 1, Duel 2, Culma 3. Fives. g
BAIRNSDALE TO ORBOST RAILWAY. QUESTION OF TERMINUS. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 27 January 1914
BAIRNSDALE TO ORBOST RAIL WAY. QUESTION OF ITERMINUS. A. deputation fromn the shire coun eil and residents of Orbost waited up on the Minister for Raidlways (Mr. Mackinnon) on Friday, with a re quest that the terminus of the pro posed line front t airnsdale should be in the town of OChrb st instead of about a mile front it, and that a suspentsion bridge capable of tboueting railway and vehicular trallic be placed over the Snowy River. iThe deputationt stated that the railway should be taken over the river to the township, as the pre sent terminal site was liable to be washled away by heavy Iloods, which were of frequent occurretnce. As an indication of the danger, it mtight be pointed out that in the past three cottages close to thle site of the pro posed terminus had been swept down the rive-r. If the extension were de termined tupon a new bridge would have to be cotnstriucted over the river, as the existing bridge was unsuitable, and It slhould be made available for both railway a...
THE CRADLES FULL. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 27 January 1914
THE CRADLES. FULL. " Bonus, or no bonus," says the Hon. 3J. Cook, "?'the country needs to have its cradles full." A book deal ing with this subject in a most in formative way will be appreciated by childless married couples. It will be sent free if 2d is remitted for post age. Address Dept. 45, Ladies' Col. lege of Health, 46 Elizabeth-streot, Melbourne.
MELBOURNE PRODUCE MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 27 January 1914
MELBOURNE PRODUCE MARKET. The Gippsland and Northern Co operative Selling Co. Ltd. report: WVheat.-F.a.q. 3/6, fowls' wheat 3/43 to 3/5, inferior lower. Oats-These are rather scarce, and supplies are difficult to obtain. Milling are worth nomin ally 1/10 to 1/10%ý, feed 1/9 to 1/9%. Barley.-Larger consignments are now arriving from the country. Prime English Is selling at 3/3 to 3/41%, me lum 3/, Cape 2/ to 2/2, according to quality. Maize.-This remains steady at 4/, with occasional sales at 4/1. Chaff.-Choice oaten £3/5/, prime £3 2/6, medium and inferior lower. Po tatoes.-Deliveries have been very heavy during the past few days, and prices are much easier. Carmans are selling from £3 to £3/5/, and Pink eyes £2/15/ to £3. Onions.-These are rather firmer, and sellers are now asking £S to £S/5/ f.o.b. Barrow Bros. report:-Choese. Prime mellow matured lines realised Sd to 9d, semi-matured 6%d to 73d, prime new manes 5d to 5%d, special touching Gd, prime loaf sizes (suitable for export...
DISLOCATED SHOULDER. UNABLE TO USE RIGHT ARM FOR SIX MONTHS. Comstock's Nerve and Bone Liniment Affords Wonderful Relief. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 27 January 1914
DISLOCATED SHOULDER. UNABLE TO USE RIGHT ARM FOR SIX MONTHS. Comstock's Nerve and Bone Lini ment Affords Wonderful Relief. "As I always believe in giving credit where credit is due," writes Mrs. E. Maher, of "Nil Desperan dum, " Dartbrook-road, Auburn, New South WVales, "I am sending this statement in praise of Comstock's Nerve and Bone Liniment. Just 12 months ago I dislocated my shoulder, and for about six months suffered continually, being unable to do any work that necessitated the use of my right arm. I was treated by a doc tor, and also tried various liniments recommended by different chemists, but all to no purpose; the severe pains still continuing. After being in this state for about six months, I one day read an advertisement con taining some testimonials from peo ple who had benefited by the use of this remedy, and so decided to test it myself. After trying the first bot tle I felt much relief. I ant now using my fourth bottle, and I find I can use my shoulder with consid...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 27 January 1914
= high--pass Comfort. \i- ýý :ýc t':intedt , d t utjts r tdlPl-ING. SALE STEAMBOAT CO., LTD NOTICE. On and after this date. TUESDAY, SEP'fE?. BER 2. the Company's Steamers, On-eo and Dargo. will leave sale and Cuninghame DAILY (Sun days excepted), Cuninghame S a.m., Sale 1.45 p.m. F1-'?ES.-Return, 12/; Single, 8/. Steamers call at the Latrobe, Hol laude. i'aynesville, Metung, and New i ork1s JAS. E. PATERSON, Secretary. Sale, 1/9/13. Office, Foster-street. -.. '':T " .ERS PTY. LTD.: S.S. QU.ENSCLIFFKE t : ',urne ev'ery Saturday for THE LAKES DIRECT, arryn:g Cargo for Sale, Maffra, Gtr::tford, 1Metung, Paynesville, and uh* urrounding Districts. Loest Rates of Freight. licad Olike-466 "olllne-street, Mel rocrne. Sala Office-Fo-ter Street. E. H. W\VALTER. Branch Manager. NORDDEUTSCHER LLOYD S MPERIAL GERMAN MAIL I.:C.T ,STi.AMERS to ENGLAND and t CONTiNINT, calling at Ade a m, rcnanttle, Colombo, Aden, C,"a :: C 1, Naples, Genoa, Algiers, S ::h.:t'an. (London), Xntwerp and B:rece.= wil...
GIPPSLAND HOSPITAL. January 25. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 27 January 1914
GIPPSLAND HOSPITAL. JA.t-ARY 25. Patients admitted during past week... 13 Discharged during past week ... 8 Died during past week ... ... 2 Remaining in Hospital ... ... 58 Out-patients treated during past weeL 22 Medical Officer for the current week, Dr Ma.cdonald. Visiting Committee for present month. Messrs. Reece and Mawley. Viliting Days.-Sunday, Wednesday and Saturday, from 2I to 4 p.m. A. J. NASON, Matron. THE GIPPSLAND MERCURY. TUESDAY, JANUARY 27
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 27 January 1914
AUCTIONS. THEO. B. LITTLE & CO. Auctioneers and Valuators, Stock and Station Agents, SALE, TRARALGON, and at 457 BOURKE ST., MELBOURNE. Matra. Heyfield, Morwell, Stratford, Longford, Yinnar, Briagolong, Mirboo North Boolara. Agents for Australian Mutual Provident Co. EAverpool, London and Globe Insur ance Co. P. and O. Shipping Co. M'flwraitb.h, M'Eacharn and Co. Curator of Intestate Estates. Goldzbrough, Miort and Co. National Trustees and Executors Co. Quibell's Sheep Dip. LOANS NEGOTIATED. Associated with O'Connor, Little and Field, Yarram. BRIAGOLONG. THURSDAY, JANUARY 29. THEO. B. LITTLE & CO. will sell as above Cattle, Pigs, Produce For Sale or To Let, account Mrs M. J. Reeves 426 Acres, 1 miles from Briagolong, well fenced and watered, good sheep property ROSEDALE SALE. FRIDAY, JANUARY 30. THEO. B. LITTLE & CO. SALE BOROUGH YARDS. SATURDAY, JANUARY 31. THEO. B. LITTLE & CO. will sell at the Borough Yards on above date 10 Fat Cows 5 Springers 50...
COMMERCIAL. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 27 January 1914
COMMERCIAL. 'I h. B1. Little and Co. report: Fat (.Cttle-A- smaller yarding than usual at Strarford: good attendance of blchtea-. and c"'irythiung sold at good pruice. Muorwell market well supplied, ndt a god sale. At ;lie our pens full. ever'thiug disposed of at prices equal to late rates. We quote: Primn eo\\ £6, 13.- to .'.. 1, -, good do. to t( inlediuit N0orts frot ,' 3 2, -, stoers 0I 17 -. Store C a:tl'---oie nice lines in at Stratford, which sold well. A large yarding and particutlarly brisk salo at. 31orwitell. Store buttllcks :ndl cows olld stee'rs ver scarceo. and good en quir1. Forward springers £6 to £6 1.-, oihers from .5 2 6. lines of 2 to 3 wyear old sters .'4, 2-year-oi heif ers "' 13 6, heIetes in calf 13 19 -2 storIe cows in low conditiion £3 10-, poddies to .1 4 -. Morell particul.rs not to hand. Sheep-t ercadty small ya'rdiings at the weekiv saes. Prices tit'n for all classes. ,ood enlquiry for breeding ewes and fjr wo thers, andl ie hoave sold a nulbter of lots...
NORTH GIPPSLAND AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY. THE BOAT TRIP. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 27 January 1914
NORTH GIPPSLAND AGRICUL TURAL SOCIETY. THE BOAT TRIP. A meeting of the above society was held on Saturday afternoon. Present -Tihe Present (Mr. S. Hawkins), and Messrs. R. J. Thomson, Mawley, Schroeder, Tulloch, Itenebery, Chas. Napper. Jas. Napper, Lett, Gerrand, H. Napper, A. Hagan. Coto, J. S. Glenn. G. E. Lyndon. J. Templeton, and Luxon. Mr. Schroeder tmoved, in accord antce with nitie of nmotion given at the previous meeting, that the motion passed at the meeting on the 20th Decemtber last. agreeing to select the 5s. Gippsland for the annual boat trip, be rescinded. Mr. Mawlev asked what position the society was in in regard to the char tering of the Glppsland. The President stated that there was no engagemtent--mnerely all Inquiry as to the cost of chartering the boat, Mr. Thomnson, in seconding the moe tion, remarked that in deciding to eln gage the Gipplatnd the committee had put the cart before the horse. En quiries as to the cost should have first b?een tmade. In passing t...
OUR MELBOURNE LETTER. Things Change. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 27 January 1914
OUR MELBOURNE LETTER. Things Change. Those of us who have not the luck to live in those favored districts where the possession of a few acres in the vicinity of a water channel gives the owner a luxurious living, or even wealth, can hardly understand how in the irrigated districts the new order of things is causing endless change. One of the old order of farmers, who made a comfortable competence by growing wheat, found himself coin strained three or four years ago to sel the bulk of his land to the Gov erminent for irrigation purposes, but reserved his home block of 1350 acres on which to pass the remainder of his days. Now he tells me he has been practically freed to sell even this, not thlrough lack of means, but simply because ih' feels ashamed to go on with his old-fashioned wheat cultiva tion on is small lot while surround bd by the: new irrigation farmers. He does Illnot care to lealrn the new sys tem, holding he Is too old a dog to be taughllt new tricks. So he is now breaki...
STRAIGHTENING AND SNAGGING THE LATROBE. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 27 January 1914
STRAIGHTENING AND SNAGGING THE LATROBE. At the Traraig, in &lt;'ouncil 's last meeting. Cr. Pettit said he had had a conversation with Mr. George D)avis and Mir. p'hilip hleywood in re ¢: 1rd to stral'ihtening and snagging the Latroble River, anid they astked hint to iring it- before the council to seet whelother sometthing could not be done i, !,p tite lanlowtners in regard to the" cmiuial damtage they were sub Si,.ted , i by ioods. t'Considering that :hi ti ie-ttint was responsible for ti,' inrn i..t voltmne of water which anllte tint the strealit int 0lood time, Srea?s-n of its drainlage shet?i-e at e ,t Siiiip. and seeting that the Gov rI'tl-enItt itself was ptroposing to snag the iver frim as?et? tl,' to Sale, 1Ie th,'ught they should try antl get the cp-, t e 1at ot of other tmunicipalities Intelrested in n e.ffrt to sot. whether somnethintg oeni l nolt h?e done to mint mhise the damltago di?tin by hloods. If thy a;l'l`oved of thte sutggostion. hIe itt lt ni\e a motion...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 27 January 1914
NO TICES. Special Trains from !elbourne, Mirboo North annd B1.lrnsdale. ROSEDA-LE IACING CLUB. ANNUAL MEETING. TEURSDAT, FEBRUARY l1, 1914. Oticlals: patrons---ion E. J. Crooke, Mi.L.C., Mr Jas. Bennett, M.i.R., Crs A. G. Futcher, J. NWiddis, G. -1. Davis, Messsrs J. 1W. Bowiman, Thoo. . Little, Langlands. President-Mr T. A. Umphelby. Vice preside nts--Messsrs A.- '. Bow man, Ii. B. Anderson, J. L. Bow man. Judge--Mr T. A. Unmpblby. Starter-Mr J. Cairns. Treasurer-Mr C. F. Kleine. Clerk of Scales-Mr F. I. Ingle. Clerk of Course-Mr S. Rintou!l. Measurer of Ponies-Mr A. Murren. Handicapper-lr A. 1. Cox. Timekeeper-tr T. Linton. SecretaryyMr L Allen. Stewards-MeCsrs i. Shell T. A An dersonll A. IV. ownlialn, Ii. I. Ali derson, J. Widdis, A. lurren, F, M' Innes. I Programme: HANDICAP HURDL RACE, of 40 sovs 7 sovs. out of stake to Po to second horse, and 3 sove. to third horse, About, but not lcs tilan, two miles. Entry I-/, "iccpltwne £1. The winner of anY junit1'it rfca after declarati...