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STATION PRODUCE REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 27 January 1914
!STATION PRODUCE REPORT. Melbourne Woolbrokers Association (Goldsbrough, Mort and Co. Ltd., Australian Mercantile, Land, and Fi nance Co. Ltd., New Zealand Loan and Mercantile Agency Co. Ltd., Dalgety and Co. Ltd,, Australian Estates and Mortgage Co. Ltd., Younghusband. Row and Co. Prop. Ltd.) report: W'ool.--Sales were resumed in Mel bourne last week, when keen competi tion from all sections of the trade was exhibited. Values for the great bulk of the offerings were in growers' fa vor, whilst medium and coarse cross breds, In some cases, showed an ap precdation of up to 5 per cent. Sheepsklns.-Good general competi tion. All crossbred pelts fully jd per -lb. higher. Merino pelts firm at late full late rates. Spring lamb skins, super lines. %:d per lb. dearer, others unchanged. llides.-A brisk demand throughout, and values all round ruled very firmly, with at times a change in favor of sellers. Furred Skins.-Rabbit skins, in sympathy with London, declinued a full id per lb. Fox skins...
GEELONG RACES. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 27 January 1914
GEELONG R ACES.. Welter.-S6cotra 1, Eltham 2, Roany 3. Jumpers' Flat.- Coronatus 1, Whitewater -2; Gertie Moore 3. Plate. Dhul Dhul ] Bard of Avon .2, Precious 3.: Geelong Cup-Roseview 1, Black Pan 2, Dewvberr- 3: Purse.-Landyne 1. Malvaceous 2, Sturm 3. Final Handi ca. -Rullie Bee 1, Culms. 2, Metric 3.
ATHLETICS. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 27 January 1914
ATHLETICS. At the Amateur Athletic meeting in Melbourne oln Saturday the following results were obtained: One Mile Walk.-A Rickard (New South Wales) 1, WV. Murray (Victoria) 2. L. Cox (Victoria) W. Won by 12 yards. 6.54 4-5. 100 Yards.-G. Parker (America' I. ýJ. Buenton (Victoria) 2, . Bradley (New South Wales) 3. Won by half a tyard. 10 1-5 sees. .SSO Yards.-R. Watson (Victoria) 1. A. Thorpe (New South Wales) 2. D. Turnbull (Victorla) 3. Won by Il yards: 1.56. One Mile Cycle Race.-A. M Donald 1. J. Cross 2.I I. Witchell :. 2.21 3-5. WVon by a wheel. Three Miles (foot).-J. Ilcatson (New Zealand) 1. V. ONeill (Vic toria) 2, WV. Hamilton (Qucinsland) 3. Won by six yards. 15.15 2-. High Jump.-l. Kelly (V?ictoria) 1. Oft 0 3-8 inches.
RIFLE SHOOTING. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 27 January 1914
RIFLE SHOOTING. The final shoot for,the Hodder tro phy was fired off at Toongabble on the 17th: inst.. and resulted in B. Russell winning the trophy, a solid leather rifle cover. W. H. Guyatt was secohd, and won . a ball-bearing cleaning rod, donated by the club. Conditions, 10 shots, and two sight ers optional, at 300, 500 and 600 yards. The folloiving are the scores, with handicap included: 300. 500. 600. T 'tl. B. Russell.-. . . .. 47 50 43 140 W. H. Guyatt 0 .. 46 15 131 XV. H. E. Goodwin 41 46 43 130 F. H. Payne.... . 40 47 31+ 126 M. G. Nlppe..... 41 45 36 122 A. P.i Molden:.. .. 37 42 33 112 Captain Gales .... 35 36 37 l0S John Hilsly.. .... 24 43 41 10S A. R. T. Goodwin 2S 31 42 101 A. T;.Guyatt..... 38 43 (retired)
GEELONG WOOL SALES. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 27 January 1914
GEELONG WOOL SALES. Dennys Lascelles Ltd. report:-For the ninth sale of the season, and the first after Christmas, 12,000 bales were offered in Geelong. Our catalogue, comprising 391S bales, a very re presentative show, drawn chiefly from the W1estern District, with a fair sprinkling of Gippsland wools. The proportion of superior wools in either merinoes or crossbreds was not so great as in the prc-christmnas se ries, but there was at big bulk of top making sorts, suitable for Yorkshire, and a fair one of line merinoes for the Continent. There was the usual full attendance of buyers, and from start to finish there was thle most keen com petition, nearly every lot being sold by the hammer, at prices which we reckon on an average were a .d over those ruling in December. This does not apply to top lots, which can only be quoted as tirm. with a tone in favor of the seller. On the other hand, all half-bred to Lincoln sorts showed an appreciative advance in many cases of up to a penny. Pi...
BOWLS. Warragul v. Sale. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 27 January 1914
BOWLS. Warragul v. Sale. A- match between the above clubs was played on the Sale green on Sat urday afternoon, and was won by Warragul. Owing, to being engaged In business that day, and others be ing absent, five of Sale's pennant players could not take part in the play. Scores: No. 1 rink- ' . Sale-Parsons (capt.), Napper, NAlll, Reynolds.... ....... 17 Warragul-Fry (capt.), Ogilvle, Leith, Roberts ... . ........ No. 2 rink Sale-Biggs (capt., Daleyv, Wal deni, Rlchards ... .... .... 25 Warragul-Thomson (capt.), Pen der, Rev. Kent; ,? Lennan . ... 23 No. 3 rink Sale-Miller (capt.). Young, Dun . stan, Andrews . : . .. ....24 Warragul-MIatchett (capt.), D)un;' Ross, Prime ...... . . .. 19 Warragul v. Bairnsdale.: The above clubs met at Bairnsdale yesterday, and the match resulted in favor of thdci home team, by 90 to 52. Balrusdale, having played; four games and won four, are the winners of the Pennant.
MELBOURNE WOOL MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 27 January 1914
MELBOURNE WOOL MARKET. One of the most successful clear ances of Gippaland wools was made by the Australian Estates and Mort gage Co. on Wednesday last, the 21st inst.. details of which are as follow: -Mr. Richard Farmer, Namnibrok. a light, showy comeback, for which 14. d was paid: J. Lewington, Omeo. an attractive clip, selling to lk.(d for cbk, t11 d for mer, 10d for pcs; Mr. A. Gillies, Gelantipy, sold at lId for cbk; Messrs. Kerr Bros.. at ltd for xb, lid for cbk, !0d for xb: H. de Leon, at 10,d, for xb; Mr. F. Cloak, at 9l.d for xb; Mr. A. Doyle, Buchan, at 101,d for xb, 10d for xbhl: Messrs. Earls Bros. sold to ll.d for cbk, 10..d for xb, the whole clip making a good average; Mr. E. Monds, Glenmaggie, at 111.,d for ef: Mr. T. Hedge, at 9ld for xb: Mr. Jas. Allen, Toora, sold to 10?Ld for xb; Messrs. A. and H. Woods, Darriman, a bright, showy wool, selling at 11';2d for cbk w, 11d for cbk. 10 d for xb, 9d for xbw; G. Waltham. Glengarry sold at 11d for iteece; Mr. Ben Ronald, M...
SPORTING NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 27 January 1914
SPORTING NOTES. The - programme of St Patrick's Day Festival is advertised In another column. It includes substantial prizes for foot racing, cycling and pony rac ing. The date is Thursday, 12th of March. The publican's booth for the Sale Turf Club races will be sold by Messrs. Thoe. '?3: Little and Co. on Saturday next, at their mart, at 3 o'clock. The receipts in connection with the recent Traralgon races amounted to £217/19/9. The expenditure was £142 19/4. The net profit would be about £76, exclusive of members' tickets. Maitfra Racq Club has been granted 14th May as the date of next races. Mr. M. O'Connor, stationmaster. at Sale, this week landed a perch weigh ing 71b. 3oz. from the Thompson River, near the Pleuro Paddock. The fish was exhibited in Sale as a record, but -Mr. Chas. Stewart. now of Rosedale, formerly with the firm of English and Peck, landed a perch weighing S%lb. many years ago. - The latter fish was weighed In Mr. HutchJiEon 's grocer's shop in Sale.
THE PEOPLE'S PARTY. RALLY AT YINNAR. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 27 January 1914
THE PEOPLE'S PARTY. RALLY AT YINNAR. At the invitation of the Presidents and committees of the Ylnnuar branches (men and women) of the People's Liberal Party, about 00t) per sons attended the Yinnar Mechanics' I-Tall to spend a social evening. The President of the Shire (Cr. Edney) presided, and among those on the platform were Mr. James Bonnett. M.-H.R., and Mr R. M. Jennincs. as sistant secretary of the People's Lib eral Party. W?Vlhen 'all,.d tpaon for all address. -(r. Bonnett said it was the first time since the elections that hIe had hald the opportunlity of personally thanking the people of Yinnar and district for the great honor they had done him in giving hinm a majority of votes. He was pleased to see so many present. and it had alsi lieen atn uitlpecited pluasure to hto present ait the pienic hold at \Middle 'reek that day. 1te had met people there that it would he very difficult for himnt to see otherwise, antd he hoped his visit would .'rove of 1..' neiit botth t? them ...
MELBOURNE HIDE AND SKIN MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 27 January 1914
MELBOURNE HIDE AND SKIN MARKET. Younghusband. Row and Co. Pty. Ltd. report: Skins.-We brought forward a nice selection of 10,000 skins to a full at tendance of buyers. All sections of the trade were operating, and prices obtained were very firm at last week's rulings. Welt grown merino and fine crossbred advanced ?,id per lb. But chers' skins sold at per each, equiva lent rates, according to weight and quality. Hides.-We offered one of the larg est and best selection submitted in Melbourne for some considerable time. Our catalogue comprised 1,700, which met with animated competition from both shippers and tanners, and we cleared the whole offerings at auction at fully last week 's rulings. Nov Zealand freezers were in- strong re quest, and sold at very high figures. Tallow.-Although supplies were not so large, local, manufacturers only pur chased sparingly. Shippers, however, took the bulk bf offerings at a decline of 5/ per ton. Furs.-?ith the depressed tone of the London market, r...
MELBOURNE PRODUCE MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 27 January 1914
MELBOURNE PRODUCE MARKET. The Gippsland and Northern Co operative Selling So. Ltd. report: Butter.-There is no change to report in the local butter market since our last report. Choicest brands are in good demand at 11d, choice at lid to 1?%d, good to prime 10%d, seconds 10d to 10,d, separators 9%d to 10d, dairies 74d to Sd. Cheese.-Rather better demand, prime new loaf and medium 5½d to 5%d. semi-matured 6?d. matured Sd to 8Sd. Eggs. Steady at late rates: new-ilad and guaranteed lines have advanced %d per doz., ordinary lines 7%d to Sd, selected Sd to 9.d, new-laid and guaranteed 10%d to 11d. Bacon. Prime light sides. 9½d to 10d, mid dles 10%d to lid. Ilams.-Light 1/O; to 1/1,. weighty 1/ for unbagked. Lard.---Bulk 6d to e id, paeket' 7d.to
GIPPSLAND ROADS. ORBOST COUNCIL'S COMPLAINT. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 27 January 1914
GIPPSLAND ROADS. ORBOST COUNCIL S COMPLAINT. Representatives of the Orbost Shire Council who waited on the Minister for Public Works tMr Hageithorn) on Thursday last stated that the shire was unable to bear the pro portion of the cost of road construe tion and maintenance which had been recommended by the Country Roads Board. Their reference was chietly to the main roads in East Gippsland. particularly the section east of the Cann River. It is the intention of the board to continue the nmain road through to the Ngw South Wales border. It was admitted by the coun cillors that the proposed roads were necessary for the opening up of East Gippsland, but they urged that the financial position of the shire was not equal to the payment required of half the cost of construction and mainten ance. The proposed road would tra verse a large extent of unalienated Crown lands, from which the cotuncil received no revenue. In the circum stances it was felt that the State should bear the full cost o...
RACE FEELING [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 30 January 1914
RACE FEELING "A feature that strikes the returning traveller after a few years' absence in Asia or South America is the submerg ing of English race feeling under a sea of cosmopolitanism," says the "Re feree." "Among Englishmen born anO bred there seems to be a consensus of impotent dismay at the destruction of English race feeling." A young man, while holidaying on thb east coast of Scotland, entered a small shop to get some refreshments. The place was empty: no one seemed to be about. So, going over to what he took to be a bell-rope. hang ing from the ceiling, he tugged it violently. Just to show that he was being neglected. The next moment the owner of the shop, an old lady, came screaming down from upstairs in a towering rage. "What doe ye mean. ye daft idiot!" she cried. "Dae ye no ken that rope's tied to the cradle, and ye've thrown the bairn oot?" Readers of our paper will do well, now that cutting and stripping is com pleted, to write to Messrs. Scarlett and Co., Melbourne, ...
SLEEP IN CHURCH [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 30 January 1914
SLEEP IN CnHURCH Clergymen will be glad to hear that it is not the sermon that sends the lis tener to sleep. According to the "Reli gious Telescope." the official organ of the United Brethren, of Dayton, Ohio, somnolence is often due to the sober color scheme of the church. The dull colors which prevail, especially brown. are soporofic.
WEDDING CERTIFICATE [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 30 January 1914
WEDDING CERTIFICATE "Cooking Is the short cut to the happy household," said Sir John Cockburn, in presenting prizes at St. Saviour's and St. Olave's Grammar School for Girls, New Kent road. "No girl should be al lowed to enter into the holy state of matrimony unless she has a certificate that she can not only cook a potato and a chop, but iron a sheet and darn a stocking." The people of a certain town have been going in crowds to see the freak which the showman describes as follows:-"Now we show. Walk up, ladies and gentlemen-walk up. The marvellous African hyena. Measures 14 feet from the tip of his nose to the end of his tall, and the same distance back again. making in all 2S feet."
"DEAD" MAN RETURNS [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 30 January 1914
" DEAD" MAN RETURNS I A body found floating off White iaven on November 11 was identified b3 Irs Margaret Craig as that of her hus )and, William Craig, wlho had beer lissing for several weeks, and wa. uried accordingly. Craig has returned .o Whitehaven. giving himself up to the olice, who had summoned him for neg ecting his children.
FIRES AT WALHALLA. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 30 January 1914
FIRES AT WALHALLA. _ The heat on Saturday caused smoul dering fires to burst out, causing con :siderable anxiety for a few hours, several houses being in danger. In an old abandoned wood-yard in the centre of the town,, where a bed of chips had been alight a week ago, itid thought to be quite out, a tfire suddenly burst out, and the flames travelled quickly towards the road, threatening the houses of Messrs. Spargo and Ryan. The fire-brigade soon had, the water on the chip-heap, ?whtle the brigade captain and volun teers stationed themselves on the road to prevent the flames crossing, and, after a severe struggle, succeeded In stopping it. Several tire breaks and smaller tires were started close to the road to clear the scrub, and were put out before the main body of the fire got up. * At the same time a large bush fire was raging on: M-ormontown. Several .ment working in the Long Tunnel mine had to be called to protect their homes. One empty house, belonging to Mr. C. Lauer, was de...