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A FLOUR MILL DESTROYED BY FIRE. [Newspaper Article] — Traralgon Record and Morwell, Mirboo,Toongabbie, Heyfield,Tyers and Callignee Advertiser — 22 February 1884
A FLOUR MI[-L DESTROYED ;BY FIRE. The Yarramia flour-mill, nine miles from Port Albert, owned and wbrked by Mr A. Bland, in connexion with his steam saw-mill, was burnt to the ground during the high wind that prevailed on Wednesday evening 13th inst. The building and machinery were erected about seven-years ago, by MDr Bland, who met with a similar misfortune two or three years prior to that date. A quantity of this season's wheat was in the mill, £20 worth of which had been purchased by the proprietor only a day or two previously. The prooerty is only insured for about half its value. There being no other flour or saw mill in the district, the loss is a serious one, occurring as it has just at the opening of a busy season. The residence of Mr William Bland, which is 50 yards from the mill, had a very marrow escape from destruction. -" Argus."
EXCERPTS FROM THE AMERICAN PAPEBS. [Newspaper Article] — Traralgon Record and Morwell, Mirboo,Toongabbie, Heyfield,Tyers and Callignee Advertiser — 22 February 1884
EXCERPTS FROM THE AMERI CAN PAPEBS. A single Eastern Railroad recently discharged twenty-seven employees for coloz-blindness, The latest agony in shoddy in New York is for a valet to stand at the door of the opera-box. It is claimed in Albany, N.Y., that the introduction of the electric light has decreased crime 40 per cent. According to the decision of a Balti more justice. a husbaind is liable and can be sued for whatever slander his wife utters. The Boston School Board has de cided to stock the basement of , the Latin School building with tools of various sorts, and give such lads as desire it a technical education. The faculty of a Texas female college has forbidden the wearing of hoops or bangs by the students. Mr Labouchere recommends that children while studying geography, be taught the courses of railways with the same care that they are taught those of rivers. The President of the Middlebury College, Vermont, proposes to .weigh the boarders at the beginning and end of every...
FIELD AND GARDEN. FEBRUARY. [Newspaper Article] — Traralgon Record and Morwell, Mirboo,Toongabbie, Heyfield,Tyers and Callignee Advertiser — 22 February 1884
FIELD AND GARDEN. FEBRUAITY. KircHu? GAnaDE-Cabbage, cauli flower, lettuce, spinach, : and..turnips should he sown. Early potatoes may beplaiited largely. Celery and leeks to be transplanted into trenches. .Dig up any vacant ground in readiness for autumn cropping; the soil is pulverized and sweetened by exposure to the at mosphere. Cabbage and cauliflower plants should be planted largely. If dry, water as-last month. FAkM,-The plough will be in active use this month, unless,the weather is very unfavorable. Sow turnips for sheep-also oats, Cape barley, rye, and tearis for green feed. Continue, the use of the horse-hoe amongst drilled crops. Look to your manure heap collect everything that is convertible into manure, and when thoroughly rotted, cart on to your laid.
GIPPSLAND COAL. [Newspaper Article] — Traralgon Record and Morwell, Mirboo,Toongabbie, Heyfield,Tyers and Callignee Advertiser — 22 February 1884
GIPPSLAND COAL. -c The following letter appeared in the "Weekly Times":--Sir,-I see by the Melbourne papers that there is an in terest felt now for the development of the coal measures of Victoria. About seven years ago our Government got one of the best men from Newcastle to reportfon our coal measures, namely, Mir M'Kenzie, and what surprises me is that his recommendation was never followed out, namely, prospecting, the great valley of the Latrobe River. At the end of his report he says :-"And if there be any payable coal found, it will be found about the valley of the Iatrebe." I never thought much of Mr iPI'Kenzie's report until about five years ago, then I discovered a bed of lignite about 30 ft. thick. I drove a tunnel into it 40 ft., and finding it much the same I gave it up; but I found the deeper I got down in it got aore into coal. But the winter fol lowing titere wR a great flood here, and the next summer there was coal found strewn about the sandbanks of the river imbedd...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Traralgon Record and Morwell, Mirboo,Toongabbie, Heyfield,Tyers and Callignee Advertiser — 22 February 1884
VICTORIAN RAILaWA: Y COM IlISsIONERS. TENDERS are invited for the supply of 2,400 lineal feet of ironbark piles, and 4,000 cubic feet of ironbark timberdelivered at any station on the Heyfield Line. Par ticulars at the Engineer-in-Chiefs office, Spencer-street, and at Traralgon, Latrobe' Toongabbie, Cowwarr, and IHeyfield stations. I P.eliminary depos:t, £20. Tenders accompanied by the necessary preliminary deposit and endorsed "Tender for Piles and Timber," must be deposited in the Tender Box, Secretary's Office, Spencer street, Melbourne, at or before Twelve o'clock noon of Thursday, 28th February No tender will necessarily be accepted P. P. LABERTOUCHE, Secretary for Railways. T~iARALGO SHIRE NOTIE is hereby giventh at a Meetingof the Shire Couneil to be held on Wed. nesday the 5th day of March, 1884. it is in tended to strike a RATE of ONE SHIL LING in the £ upon all rateable property within the Shire of Traralgon for the period of one year ending 30h September, 1884 A statement...
ROSEDALE SHIRE COUNCIL MONDAY, FEB. 18th. [Newspaper Article] — Traralgon Record and Morwell, Mirboo,Toongabbie, Heyfield,Tyers and Callignee Advertiser — 22 February 1884
ROzEDALE SHIRE COUNCIL ---- MosoDr, FEB. 18th. Present: The President (Cr Ross), Cra Slater, O'Meara, Moore. Pederson, G Hiam, Irwin. and Greenwell. u Correspondence. tl From C C Bencraft, as a solicitor P for t Napper, enclosing order on the C Shire Council from -Messrs Bladin and Co, contractors, for payment to Mr C Napper, the sum of eight pence per P cubic yard for gravel supplied to the at said contractors for maintenance to ce road from Bondeson's to Woodhead's ' gatehouse.-Received. From John Evans, Toongabbie; C James Rice, Cowwar; R Gilder, Sale; to Samuel Skeels, Coolungoolun: and R C Darling, Rosedale; applying for sl slaughtering licenses.-Granted. b' Finance. The following accounts were passed for payment:-Shire Engineer, £20 C 16s 8d; Shire Secretary, £16 13s 4d; i Poundkeeper, £8 6s 8d; Herdsman, £5 16s 8d; James Hazel, £77s; C C t Bencraft, £4 4s; Arnall and Jackson, £3 3s; H Luke and Co, £13 13s 6d; t; J Campbell, £3 3s ; R D Finly, £2 0 10s; petty cash, £2; F Colli...
The Traralgon Record Published every Friday morning. FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 1884. [Newspaper Article] — Traralgon Record and Morwell, Mirboo,Toongabbie, Heyfield,Tyers and Callignee Advertiser — 22 February 1884
Published every Friday morning. FR1DAY, FEBRUARY 22, 1884, Russia has got to Merv, and means to stay there until circumstances favor the next onward move-an easy one-to Herat. But a few years ago a Russian occupation of Merv was deri ded as an impracticable idea. Herat-for Merv, Which commands it, is practically a. synonyme for that stronghold, formerly the central point of Korassan--nay, of the whole eastern Mahommedan world,-is really the pilot of the whole question of Anglo Russian rivalry in central Asia. The owner of Herat may wait with patience, and the precious jewel of the possession of India, soon or late, may fall into his lap. If we look back at the history of Russian Conquests in Asia, we shall see how this method of expectation has worked for the last three centuries. So near to Herat, Russia will not wait long' until she proceeds to: the fine and fertile valley on the Heri-bud. Andall circumstances combine to give value to that historically formidable stronghold -a str...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Traralgon Record and Morwell, Mirboo,Toongabbie, Heyfield,Tyers and Callignee Advertiser — 22 February 1884
W.' :T. T BETTESON, KAYE STREET, IE*R3A RAL3 E .G' lT, Asas for a continuation of the favors which he has received in the past, from the inhabitants of. Traralgon and surrounding districts. A :Large Stock of DRAPERY, BOOTS AND SHOES GROCERIES, IRONMONGERY, & CROCKlERywA!?? To choose from. Comparison of Quality and Priecr inv red. 5 per cent. iiscount for Cash on all .?rapery parcels exceeding £1. TRARALGON POSTAL ARRANGEMENTS. MAILS CLOSE FOR Melbourne Warragul Daily at 740 a.m. and Drouin Moe 5"20 p.m. Morwell J Waterloo Daily, Trafalgar 7 40 a.m. Rosedale and Daily, Sale 11.15 a.m. & 7.50p.m Glenmaggie Seaton Heyfield Daily, Cowwar 11"15 a.m. Toongabbie Latrobe Walhalla ' Mon., Wed., Fri., 11*15 Happy Go -a.m. Tues. Thurs. . Lucky Sat., 7"40 a.m. Tyers ... Tues. & Fri. 12.15 p.m. Callignee I. Thursday, Yarram Yarram 10 p.m. Correspondence for Mirboo must go by 5"20 p.m. mail to Morwell, Mou, Wed. & Fridays. MAILS ARRIVE FROM Melbourne Warragul Daily...
TRARALGON POLICE COURT. Thursday, February 21st, 1884. (Before F. Hare, Esq., P.M.) [Newspaper Article] — Traralgon Record and Morwell, Mirboo,Toongabbie, Heyfield,Tyers and Callignee Advertiser — 22 February 1884
STR1?BLGON POLICE COURT. Thur:day, February 21st, 1884. (Before F. Hare, Esq., P.M.) Bonhommev. John Heron.-Eject -ment. This case was beard last court day, but was dismissed, the complainant not having served the notice properly. Tnis was now remedied. Mr Wise appeared for defendant, who ple-ded that the agreement held compiainant on some points for ayear, and that his client had -a set off for ages, which paid for rent. Warrant for ejectment in fourteen feterkin and Co. v. Win. Smith That reascn be Ehown why an order made previously by this Court should not be executed, Smith pleaped loss of cattle as cause of inability to pay. Mr Wiec, who appeared for complai nant, elicited from defendant that he had an interest in land and had trans ferred three acres after debt was in curred. Order for amount with £3 costs, or in default one month's impri sonment. The Court then adjourned. Messrs R. Gibson and Co. report: Best Bullocks.-We sold 300 for arnous owners, including Campbell's Trara...
SCIENTIFIC GLEANINGS [Newspaper Article] — Traralgon Record and Morwell, Mirboo,Toongabbie, Heyfield,Tyers and Callignee Advertiser — 22 February 1884
SCIENTIFIC GLEANINGS. There is now a mammoth locomotive in process of construction at the'" Cent tral Pacific railroad shops at Sacra niento. Its nameis " El Gobernador." The total length'of the engine'and'tei der is 65 feet5 inches,; driving wheel base, 19 feet 7 inches; five pairs of drivers, 4 feet 9 inches in diameter, with a four wheel truck :in front; water' capacity bf4 teidei 36100 gallonos; cylinders, 21 inches in diameter, with a 36-inch iron stroke; total weight of enigne, 73 tons;. weight. on drivers; 64 tons; weight of tender (light), 50,6501b.; total weight of engine and tender (light), 98.tons 6501b.. There are two ,ixr-wheel, trucks under the tender, making a total of 26 wheels under the engine and tender. The valve gearing is said to be somethiog entirely new, there being n, thing like it in the United States.. The engine is for use on the Sierra Nevada Moun tains, and it is expected will do more than two of the engines now used, with less consumption of fuel. The h...
CALLIGNEE. [Newspaper Article] — Traralgon Record and Morwell, Mirboo,Toongabbie, Heyfield,Tyers and Callignee Advertiser — 22 February 1884
CALLIGNEE. (From our own correspondent.) On Friday last, the opening of the Public Hall was celebrated by a concert and ball, both of which were well atten ded, not only by residents 'of the district, but also by numbers from Traralgon Creek and the township, from Traralgon, between twenty and thirty of the town folk facing the long rough ridP, which, however, (generally speaking), was much enjoyed; the wild mountainous scenery, beautiful tree-ferne, despite the plentiful clouds of dust, gave a novelty and pleasure to all, each being delighted with the picturesque views obtained at various points On the road two bullock' teams were met in the early part of the jour ney; then two or three were found camped ; and we now came to the depot, or place where carters get their lull load, about ten miles from Traral gon, for further on it is not possible to bring more than half a load of palings, which commodity the district produces in abundance, so this stage is marked by large stacks of t...
AFFAIRS IN THE SOUDAN [Newspaper Article] — Traralgon Record and Morwell, Mirboo,Toongabbie, Heyfield,Tyers and Callignee Advertiser — 22 February 1884
AFFAIRS IN THE SOUDAN --0- With regard to the Soudan, the Suakim correspondent of the " Stan dard," under date December 28, states :-" The rebellion is rapidly spreading wherever the Arab element of the population is dominant. From the bordersof Abyssinia down to the banks of the Nile, even to the neighbourhood of Assouin, come rumours of trouble and discontent, and the tribes, too, of the shores of the Red Sea are joining what threatens to be a general Arab uprising against the Egyptian and Turkish rule. Even those who are not prepared to acknowledge altogether -:, 3,lt il'5 r.;;,la as a divine messen ger are atleast ready to follow .hie example in raising the cry of " Down with the Pashas," who have so long misruled them. At Jeddah and at Mecca we hear of suppressed excite merit, and to India as yet the fame of the Mahdi has not penetrated, his letters have reached the shores of the Persian Gulf. One of these was in spected and translated a few weeks ago by Captain Nesbam, of the ...
THE CALCUTTA EXHIBITION. Calcutta, February 19 [Newspaper Article] — Traralgon Record and Morwell, Mirboo,Toongabbie, Heyfield,Tyers and Callignee Advertiser — 22 February 1884
THE CALCUTTA EXHIBIIION. Calcutta, February 19 The following additional awards have been made in connection with the International Exhibition: VICTORIA. Gold Medale. Felton, Grimwade, and Co., Mel bourne: Essence of rennet (Thomp son's). Felton, Grimwade, and Co., Mel bourne: Essences. Felton, Grimwade, and Co., Mel bourne: Chemical preparations. Michaelis, Hal:enstein, and Co., Melbourne: Sole leather. Silver Medals. Heidelberg Cheese and Condensed Milk Company Limited, Yarra-flats. Condensed milk James Curtis, Ballarat: Specimen book of general letter-press printing. Troedel and Co., Melbourne: Book containing specimens of lithography in all its branches Department of Government Printer: Official publications. George Cunnack, Castlemaine : Sole leather, manufactured for export. John Curtis, Melbourne: Portman- teaus. Bronze Medals. Melbourne Milk Supply Company Limited, Romsey: Preserved Milk. W .H. Newlands, Castlemaine: Specimens of printing, &c. Max Pincus, Castlemaine:...
EXCERPTS FROM THE AMERICAN PAPERS. [Newspaper Article] — Traralgon Record and Morwell, Mirboo,Toongabbie, Heyfield,Tyers and Callignee Advertiser — 29 February 1884
EXCERPTS FROM THE AMERI CAN PAPERS. --- More drunken people are arrested in Glasgow and Edinburgh on Sundays than on any other day of the week. The Bishop of Rochester, England, has taken occasion to commend pub licly the work now being carried on in that country by Messrs Bloody and Sankey. In Berlin a decree has been issued forbidding the retail sale of all intoxi cating liquors "on credit." The penalty for disobedience is the immediate withdrawal of the license. According to the Italian papers there were at least seven millionaires killed in the earthquake at Ischis. Among them was the actor, Signor Bonadio and his wife, who have left a fortune of 5,000,000 lire. The Emperor of Austria has been visiting Szegedio, which, wrecked by the floods three years ago, has arisen from its ruins far finer than before. There have been 1688 dwellings built, worth 23,000 florins. One of the chief features of interest at a recent country exhibition in England was an iron watch, which had been tu...
DEATH OF SIR CHARLES SLADEN. [Newspaper Article] — Traralgon Record and Morwell, Mirboo,Toongabbie, Heyfield,Tyers and Callignee Advertiser — 29 February 1884
DEATH OF SIR 'CHARLES SLADEN. --- Another of the earlier statesmen of the colony has passed away in the person of Sir Charles Sladen, wlho died on Friday at his residence near Geelong having.been in failiilg health for some time past. The deceased gentleman wasin truth one of ouro!dest politicians, seeing that he occupied a seat in 'the first Ministry which ever assumed office in Victoriain 1855, M?r W C Haines be'ng Chief Secretary; Mr W F Stawell Attorney-General ; Mr Charles Sladen, Treasurer; MrChairlcs Paeley,Mlinister f Public Works; iMrH C E Childers, Commissioncer of Trade and Customs. MIr Andrew Clarke was the Surveyor General, aT d Mr R Moleswortls the Solicitor-General of this Admirisetration MJr V F Mitchell holdi, ga portfolio without office. Four cfthesegentlemen lived to be knighted, and one, now the Right Hon B C E Childers, has won a conspicuous place' in. English politics We do notfied Mr Sladen in office again thouh he devoted great attention to politics, and was ...
THE GAZETTE. [Newspaper Article] — Traralgon Record and Morwell, Mirboo,Toongabbie, Heyfield,Tyers and Callignee Advertiser — 29 February 1884
THE GAZETTE. Tenders accepted: Erection ofgoods shed and platform at Toongabbie, Web ber and Turpie, £515 15 9sf erection of ditto., at Heyfield, Webber and Tur pie, £523 3S ld. The:following applicaiions for licen ses have been approved :-J.Brown, 291a; J. Trueman, 161a, Moondarra; 'J, H. Hiam, junr., 142a;'].:A. Gra ham, 162a, E. fissen, 80as, Willung; J. Teeling, 56a Holey Plains,; J. Sykes, 121a, Tong Bong; F. Robin son, s1a, Ropedale. r, The following licenses have been re voked, cancelled, or made void :-J. Lloyd, 18s, Winnindoo; J. T. Suffren, 75i, Maryvale; C. F."Briiten, 100a, Boola Boola; T. Gibbs, Holey Plains ; R. Jameson, 316a, Narracan. The following licenses have been refusid':-H; S.'Hammet, 320a, Tin jil; R. Rawson, Moondarra. The transfer of the licefice'of C, Sul livan, Truralgon, to.F. W. M\Iapleson, has been approved .... Undermentioned lai'd has been teapJrarily reserved from sale:--Ten acres, county of Buln Buln, parish of Alberton West, as a site for affording...
MOE POLICE COURT. Saturday Feb. 23rd, 1884. (Before Mr F. Hare, P.M.) [Newspaper Article] — Traralgon Record and Morwell, Mirboo,Toongabbie, Heyfield,Tyers and Callignee Advertiser — 29 February 1884
MIOE POLICE COURT. ----o-- Saturday Feb. 23rd, 1884. (Before Mr F. Hare, P.M.) Police v. Cohen, obtaining goods by false pretence.-This was a remanded case; The evidence of the principal witness, Mr C. H. Williams, was not conclusive, and accused was dis charged. Police v. Brown, cruelty to an animal.-The evidence showed that defendant had had two saddles on a horse which was suffering from a sore back, two large masses of proud flesh having been severely risen by the saddles. The horse had been taken charge of by the police, and a farrier employrd to try atd heal the wounds; fined 40s and £2 12s costs. A warden's court ;was then held, when the following applications were recommended by the warden for leases . -W. Fox (coal), Hazelwood; Basaltic Tunnel Co. (gold), Russel's Creek; Vincent and Wreford, and J. W. H. Irwin, (gold), Tanjil.-" Times."
TRARALGON HOPS. [Newspaper Article] — Traralgon Record and Morwell, Mirboo,Toongabbie, Heyfield,Tyers and Callignee Advertiser — 29 February 1884
TRRA:ALfON HOPS. - i~w thlt ithe season for harvelt;ng this product is at hand, and picking about to commence, it is generally asked how are the hops to succeed in Traralgon? About a year ago Mr Moore obtained a few acres of land on the banks of Traralgon Creek, which after he had cleared and prepared, he planted with hop plants and cuttings. The plants cover about an acre and a ha f, while the slips occupy two and a ha'f acres, both the plants and cuttings have proved prolific beyond Mr Mloore's expectations, who having everything to prepare could not bestow the attention requisite. No irrigation was attemp ted simply because it was not possible in the time, situated as he was, to do it, still the abundant moisture of this season has been very fortunate for hops, and it was not therefore so much missed The hops had they been watered would have yielded more abundantly, but even as they are they compare most favorably with other districts, and it is Mr Mloore's intention to enter mor...