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SUNSHINE AND SHADOWS. SPEECH BY THE HIGH COMMISSIONER. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 30 January 1914
SUNSHINE AND SHADOWS. SPEECH IJY THE HIuau COIMMIS . .SIONER. At the A.N.A. banquet In Melbourne Sir George Reid, who on rising was accorded a most cordial denionistra -tCon, proposed thle toast of Austra lha: The Day we Celebrate. " tie said that the courtesy of their reception had reieved hint of a tear that had ettl, weiglhing heavily on his mind. fie had been afraid that their lntel lectual powers of assimilation had per inaps become absolutely exhausted by thllis tinie. (Laughter.) As an old lpolitical warrior, it was a cause u1 Hiingledi pleasure and astonishment te nan to hear such absolute agreemenlt in all parts of the puoitical atinospnere eot Australia upon nmatters of great itnportaiice. tLaughter iand applause.) lie supposed that he was ready the ,nty nialn in the rooii a ho had abso lutely tailed to notice the change in tie appearanse 0of ir John M1adden, to whciiC .ireilquent. reterence had been ' ilmadte. The only. way in wVhich lie could accoulnt tor hlisa obtusenes...
GOVERNMENT BY CAUCUS! [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 30 January 1914
GOVERNMENT BY CAUCUS! I A selection of the New South Wale. Ministry was made on Wednesday. All the old Ministers, with the exception of two, were re-elected, the allotment of portfolios being left to Mr. Holman. The Caucus next decided upon ot01 cial positions, which were filled as fol lows:-Chairman of Committees and Deputy Speaker, Mr. T. H. Thrower; Government \\ hip, Mr. WV. Graham; secretary of the Parliamentary Labor Party, Mr. S. Hickey; treasurer of the party, Mr. J. J. Morrish. Although it is the function of the Legislative Assembly as a whole to elect the memoers of the Public Works Com ilittee, it Is recognised that a solid M1inisterial vote will really decide the personnel of this body. The Caucus decided to nominiate-which practic ally ,-ans elect-aMeNsrs. G. T, C. Miller, P. M' Garry, and J. 3. Nichol d1on. By lnominatlng only three out of the four mienmbers of the committee, the Caucus left the fourth position to be tilled Iroin otutside of the party, and it is ,-ener...
THE DREDGING INDUSTRY. BOARD'S RECOMMENDATIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 30 January 1914
THE DREDGING INDUSTRY. -4--- BOARDD'S RECOMMENDATIONS. - The revport of the Dredging Board; iof which a summary was recently pub lished in the "Argus," was pro sentecd by the chairman (Mr. W. Da vidson) to the Premier (Mr. Watt) on ?aturday. As it lacked the signa ture of Mr. F. wV. Fair (the reprtsen-. tative of Goulburn Valley), it was re turned to Mr. Davidson, with a re quest that the signature should be se cured. The most Important of the ?econlmecndations being made by trhe oboard iarc-(1) that no dredging leases shall be granted for land of value of over £3;* (2) that it shall not b)e permissible for a company to al low more than 100 grains of solids in suspension sludge a ggllon to en ter a waterway: (3) that no leases for dredging or sluicing shall be granted for river beds or banks, nor :.hall leases apl)proach within a chain of any river; (4) that no reasonable c-. fort shall be spaired -to rescue alag'icul-; tural land from the sluicer ur- dredg~er .A minority report, fa...
CUNINGHAME SPORTS. Cuninghame, Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 30 January 1914
CUNINGHAMIE SPORTb. (BY WIRE.) Cuninghame, Thu:sday. The annual sports were ht.vi to day in delightful weather In t,, beautiful grounds borderihg the North Arm. In consequence of the rough weather eon Wednesday, there was at smaller attendance than last year. The President (Mr. J. R. Cuate) the secretary (Mr. Norman Kiig); and the members of . the conul'ttee present assisted greatly. Th3 fol lowing were the results of ths chief events: Ladies' Braceiet.-W. Cuplt (Sale), 1, . Ryan (Sale), 2, A. Elston (Sale) Guninghame Gift, £30.-Carter ( Echuca) 1, W. Coloo (Stratfird) 2, 1. King (13airnsdale) 3. Standing Chop.-L. Gulley t, 3. 1lourigan 2,, A. Brooks 3. Underhand Chop.-J. HIourigan 1, L. Gulley 2, A. Brooks 3. " 220 Yards lIandicap.-A. Pinch 1, W. Cupit 2, E2. Carter 3. 2,0 )ards Hlurdles.-A. 3iggs 1
DISTRICT NEWS. STRATFORD. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 30 January 1914
DISTRICT NEWS. ---STR-ATOR D. The usual urtniilghtly itieting of the local branch or the A.N.A. was held on woniay evenisg. tie Presi 1ent (0[Mr. Lewis) n 11ilt, clair. i;ti tie attendalnce ou membertss being lair. 'The syllabus Itemi for the eteniln \\wa Iive allinutts in tile I'rtesidntll Lc'lir. Several or tile younger Int?enier's \weie appointed to the postion,. and slhowcu tnat with a little coacling they w\\''iit .be able to conduct in a creditable ianlner the branch altairs, \iliell their time comes to fill tile ctir. .is a syllabus tern it Is wortlh i'tculil menaing to oiner branclies. J)Lur ,;; tle evening, various iotarl nmatters \V.'; brought utor-ard. jild. thlt lljpe '. pressed tnlat as pLi gl'css \was nll( otf tne aimns or the A...SA., thue lio\ivelnt Started that night in lavor of r 1aii water sqiilcine \\ould be siccss?Lul. .,'r. I\ lson pronuis'vd til-at at La tuture meeting no w\ould suipply lgurcs tlih Would imake it pu)OS.imt. for 'tiratioroi -to havel anl uip-t-...
MELBOURNE PIG MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 30 January 1914
\IEIul?'HNE PIG .M1AR:KE'1. .iisrsi. Adamson, trettl v and C2o. report: -OniI 1.i0S "orward f.r the wýek as supply, :tores were rcin good demantd, especialy, for best-condition ed sorts. and prices were .firmler. Porker,.-The supply was well within re?uirentents; consequently there wtEas a better demand Iand higher prices. Prime 31/ to 4.., extra quality to 46/. light front 35/. Baconiers.-G..od at tendance of curers, and keen c itnpeti tion. right through the sales;- a" an advance on last week's rates. Prime 70/' to 7TS/, extra quality to 63/, p ima.e light ant(i medium?-weights 63/ to 69/.
SPCRLING NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 30 January 1914
S. 'SP.ORtING NOTES. Messrs. Theo. B. Little anid Co. Awill sell on Saturday the boothis for the -aie and Rosedale races. Jentries for, the Sale races close on Saturday, 7th t'ebtruary-(not on Mon day, '2nd prox., as advertised).. 3 of the- stake int the 15. -Handicap -Pony Race goes' to second pony.
THE SALE WHARF. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 30 January 1914
THE SALE WHARF. Mr. C'atani. the 'Chief Engineer. in forned M,'. r'P Lachlan, M.L.A., to day. that £t6U or 70 had been spent during the past few days in repair ing the Sale wharf. The work was only or a tmlnjorary character, and it would cost L4t1) to make it permanent, and he could not say when that amount would be available.
MORWELL RACES. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 30 January 1914
OX10RWELL RACES. Morwell ?-urf Club held a success Sful'meeting on Monuay; Results: .Handicap Trial Stakes, of 8 sovs., five. "furlongs.-G. Collis's Silver *Gauntlet, 7.0- (Downey), 1; W. A. Clarke's -Golden Rest; S.0 (Campbell), '; 'W G. Rinitoul's Belair, 7.12 (Bil ingsley), 3. Digness and Sojer also -startea. Wvon by. a 'length. MAorwcll Turf'Club Handicap, of .( sovs., abott one 'mile.-G. Colliss Glynne, 7.U (j)owney), 1; E. Brown's Pistol, 8,4 (,Davis), 2; G. Collis ' Gladlateur, S.0 (Collis), 3. Poweriu! also started; but lost its rider wnen a quarter of the distance had been covered. , Won by a length. Time, 1 .mirih.47% sec. Nov.elty Eo6ny Race, of 10 sov-.. 11.' a.u., 42 - furlongs.-W\. Roylo's Lady M., S.5 (Day), 1; N. Heywood's Cider, 8.12 (Downey), 2; G. I'ry's Jean Po sey, 6.12 (Fry), 3. Wee Pat, Flashlight, Lucitana, Ruby May, Glenroy, Pl'ain Kate, Vera, Little Star, Tie Limit, La Beile and Young Plute also started. Won by half a length. Time, 1 imin. 2 3-5th sec. Publ...
"THE PUBLIC MUST PAY. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 30 January 1914
" ?THE PUBLIC MUST PAY. "Every penny that they get will have to be paid by the general public, and mlore, because we are not now making adequate returns for our shareholders.' This statement was made by one of the representatives of the largo shipping firms affected by thel demands ot the i\aterside workers at. Sydney, ''It is commonI pro perty. ' he said, "'that one of the principal of our inter-State shipping companies has not paid a dividend this year, and also that another largo company has paid only 6 or 7 per cent., which is not nearly all adequate dividend for shipping rislks. Certainly one of the companiies has paid 13 per cent. on ordinary shares, buti that is on the capital of years ago. Taken oni the capital of to-day it would not he moro thall 5 per cent. Steaimers like tile Indarra and Katoomlba are being 'lrul to-day ait a cost which is consid erably greiater thall their earnings. The companies are losing thousands of pounds o.i thelm. Expenditurle has golln up by .lep...
PRODUCE MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 30 January 1914
IPROL)UCE MARKET. WVheat, steady, Vibruary delivery 3/6?%?; oats-milling 1/10," feed 1/9; maize, 4/2; barley, to 3/6; chaff, to 72/6; lucerne, to 17/6; hay, to 100/; lucerne, to 75/; potatoes, to SS/; onions, to 130/.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 30 January 1914
AUCTIONS. THEO. B. LITTLE & CO. Auctioneers and Valuators, Stook and R Station Agents, SALE, TRARALGON, A and at 457 BOURKE ST., MELBOURNE. Maffra, Ieyfield, Morwell, Stratford, Longford, Yinnar, S Briagolong, Mirboo North Boolara. II Agents for Australian Mutual Provident Co. A [Averpool, London and Globe Inaur- C ance Co. F P. and C. Shipping Co. V MWIlwralth, M'Eacharn and Co, Curator of Intestate Estates. Goldabrough, Mort and Co. National Trustees and Executors Co. L Quibell's Sheep Dip. 4 LOANS NEGOTIATED. e Assoelated with O'Connor, Little and Field, Yarram. - ~ ~ ~ - - - - --------- ~ S - ROSEDALE SALE. d .FRIDAY, JANUARY 30. ,.THEO.,B. LITTLE & CO. SALE BOROUGH YARDS. - SATURDAY, JANUARY 31. THEO. B. LITTLE & CO. will sell at thd Borough Yards on above date S10 Fat Cows - Springers S0 Mixed Store Cattle 300 6-tooth Crossbred Ewes bl 50 Good 2.tooth Crossbred yaethers - '60 Good 2-tooth Crossbred:Ewes 16 2J.year-old Steers SALE. SATURDAY. JANUARY 31. ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 30 January 1914
BUCHANAN'S "BLAOK&WHITE" WHISKY A High-class Comfort. ANo . ,t J. (run.e. and pu.ls..o. e for The Oippdland January, Sun. ... 4 111825 Mon. ... 5 121926 Tue. ... 6 132027 Wed. ... 7 142128 Thu. 1 8 152229 Fri. 2 9 162330 Sat. 3 101712431 GHIPPING. BALE STEAMBOAT CO, LTD NOTICE. On and after this date. TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 2. the Company's Steamers. Omeo and Dargo, will leave Sale and Cuninghame DAILY (Sun days excepted), Cuninghame 8 am., Sale 1.45 p.m. FARES.-Return, 12/; Single, 8/. Steamers call at the Latrobe, Hol land's, Paynesrille, Metung, and New Works JAS. E. PATERSON. Secretary. Sale, 1/9/13. Office, Foster-street S'PPSLAND STEAMERS PTY. LTD. Reg.ular Steamship Service Between MELBOURNE and all GIPPSLAND PORTS. S.S. QUEENSCLIFFE leavel Melbourne every Saturday for THE LAKES DIRECT, Carrying Cargo for Sale, Maffra, Stratford, Metung. Paynesville, and the Surrounding Districts. Lowest Rates of Freight. Head Office-466 "ollina-street, Mel bourne. Sale Office-Fo-ter Stre...
No Title [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 30 January 1914
,Please pty proper attehtion- to this paragraph:--Nunerous inquiries re garding the duties of the police and or nouseholders in connection with the State electoral canvass have reached the Chief Electoral Utlicer. The police are expected to deliver a house-lold er '. schedule at each dw?elling, and the householders -must t.ill ..in the schedules with tile names and occupa tions of all piersons who are 21 years of age and upwards, and are qualitied in other respects for- enrolment. Householders wno fail to comply with the requirements of the Electoral Act a;re liable to a penalty of l5; and ainy police otticer wnou wllfully neglects to deliver a schedule, and to see that it is properly tilled in, may be lined up to 120.\ Mr. Jas. Bennett, M.P., is in re ceipt lioft the following letter, dated 'tnd' inst., from the Deputy Post master-General:--Adverting to your (trong per4onal - representations rela tive to a commlunicution trom Mr. Win. lilggall, Dargo, regarding the mail service bet...