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THE RABBIT PEST. LEAGUE FORMED AT JEERALANG. [Newspaper Article] — Glengarry, Toongabbie and Cowwarr Journal and Central Gippsland Reporter — 17 February 1914
THE RABBIT PEST. [LEAGUE FORMED AT JEERA LANG. A large, much interested and j representative meeting'was held at Mr. Geo. Summerfield's, Jeeralang, on Wednesday last, when Mr. C. O'Connell, inspector under the Vermin Destruction Act, lectured and demonstrated on rabbit des truction. Mr. Mitchell, the ins pector for Morwell, also attended, and advised tnc' land owners Though only odd rabbits have been seen on the. holdings, the landown ers recognise them as bsing the e, and 'are willing to grapple with the pest. x Mr. O'Connell, in the course ot his lecturc, advised the landowners to take the matter earnestly in. hand, and check the spread oi rabbits. The rabbit was a grass robber. He asked the landowners would they to'erate a cattle stea ler? He intended to be strict with them. To talk ot burning off all the .logs would be out of the ques tion, but he wante!d a watchful eye kept on the logs that harbored rabbits, and destroyed, also roots, trees, root holes, and burrows. The rrdbbit...
TOONGABBIE. [Newspaper Article] — Glengarry, Toongabbie and Cowwarr Journal and Central Gippsland Reporter — 17 February 1914
TOONGABBIE. At a Special meeting of the cemetery trustees held on the 7th inst. the tender ot Mr. E. Wil liams, builder, of Cowwarr, tor £25 4s 6d 'was accepted for the erection! pt a shelter shed in the cemetery. About six months' back the public were asked by subscription lists for funds towards cemetery im provement, and about £8 or £9 was collected, and subscribers to. the fund will be pleased to sse that something is now being done m that direction. Bush fires are raging in the hil's about two miles above the town ship. If the present weather con tinues for a few days they will reach the 'flat country, and then it &lt;\vill be ,a'\(\age of look out. An effjort should be. made to check the fire before it reaches the flat. The fire h&s already reached the flat at Gowwarr. . ;
Traralgon Weekly Market. [Newspaper Article] — Glengarry, Toongabbie and Cowwarr Journal and Central Gippsland Reporter — 17 February 1914
Traralgon Weekly Market. W. Christensen and Co. report under date February 14, 1914 : - Oats, heavy feed Is lid to 2s, seed 2s to 2s 3d, wheat, prime seed 3s lid, fowl feed 3s to 3s 6d, barley, cape 2s 6d, maize prime 4s, peas H.T. Dunn 4s 9d to os, chaff, choice £3 10s, good £3 5s, bran Is 3d, pollard Is 3d, Jap. millet 3d to 4d, onions 7s 6d, potatoes, prime 4s 6d, others 3s to 4s, grass seed, paspalum Is 3d, rye, 5s Gd, red clover Is 3d Butter, prime dairy 9d to lOd, cheese, matured 7d to 8^d lb, new 6d, eggs, guaranteed 9d to lOd, pigs cheeks ~d each, bacons 8d to lOd, sides lOd, hamslOdtols. Poultry - Good number forward. Roosters 2s 6d to 3s 6d, hens 2s to 3s, pullets 2s to 2s 6d, chicks Is to is 6d, turkey gobllers 18s, hens 10s, ducks 2s 6d to 3s, geese 4s 6d. Fruit-Apples, choice eating 3s Gd to 6s case, w.b.c. pears 5s, plums Is 6d to 2s Gd. I Vegetables. - Hubbards 6s to 9s doz., cabbage Gs, marrows 3s, beet 2s doz. bundles, turnips, Swedes, 8s cwt, white 1 d bunch, lettu...
AN EARLY PIONEER. DEPARTURE OF MR. C. COCHRANE. [Newspaper Article] — Glengarry, Toongabbie and Cowwarr Journal and Central Gippsland Reporter — 17 February 1914
AN EARLY PIONEER. DEPARTURE OF MR .COCHRANE. Readers will have seen in the auctioneers' columns that Mr. C. Cochrane will shortly be leaving Traralgon. He. was one ot the earliest settlers in the Traralgon district, and it may be iadded with confidence one of the most indus trious, capable and thrifty farmers that have held land here. He is a native of Brighton, and was the first to select land near the river above Traralgon Park, in 1873. The farm is now owned and occu pied Ijy Mr. Trewen, and when Mr. Cochrane came the whole lo cality was densely covered with timber and scrub. Shortly after taking possession. Mr. Cochrane had a serious family bereavement. On one occasion after returning from Traralgon .where he paid his rent, he found that a fire had swept alf over his place, destroying all his belongings. It was a hard blow, but he persevered, and lived 'on the place for -27 year.-. He then leased the farm, but resumed pos session twp years' later. Within three months he was send...
ARBOREAL AND AQUATIC TOURNAMENT. [Newspaper Article] — Glengarry, Toongabbie and Cowwarr Journal and Central Gippsland Reporter — 17 February 1914
ARBOREAL AND AQUATIC TOURNAMENT, Once again the £"erfero i 'y of Mr J. W. Grubb was evinced in the_ loan ot his beautiful " Holly dale onThursday last for the effort un 'der the above striking tide, in aid of the Trust Funa.ot the local Methodist church. The new func tion, which was held in place of the Old English Fair ot the past years, was an effort to pay off some of the debt on the par sonage and church. We Midi a de tailed account of the proceedings, and the helpers thereat: Land and water sports and ga mes were indulged in all the after noon, many of the events being " just for the fun of the thing." Several prizes were won in the aquatic events, as fol o.vs : Duck Decoy: Jack Grubb. Boy's Swim: B. Johnson. Barrell race: B. Johnson. Long Dive: B. Johnson. Water Tourney: Winner, Jaek . Grubb. Mr. Trood lent specially valu able aid in the water sports, and other gentlemen seconded his ef forts well. To the substantial dinner, ser ved in an enclosure, erected by Mr Grubb, a crow...
SECRET OF LONG LIFE. A FAMOUS DOCTOR'S EXPERIMENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Glengarry, Toongabbie and Cowwarr Journal and Central Gippsland Reporter — 20 February 1914
SECRET OF LONG LIFE. FAMOUS DOCTOR'S EXPERIMENTS. " Life" for March . contains a special article of exceptional in terest, describing the wonderful operations performed by Sir A. ,W. Lane, a famous London sur geon, in short-circuiting the in testines as a cure lor extreme con stipation and diseases due to it. Operations for Melancholia A woman came to Guy's Hospi 'tal in a deplorable state of health, apparently dying She was thin, could take no food, and was co vered with open sores. She was, moreover, not a cheerful invalid, but was terribly depressed. Se veral doctors had (ailed to diag nose her case, .but Dr. Lane de cided that tlie. trouble lay in her intestines." He operated, and dis covered that part of her colon, which is sometimes known as the ex-bow, was in a bad state, so he cut it clean away, and joined up the ends . Within 24 hours the patient ceased to be melancholic. In a short while the natural pro cesses began again, and she im proved rapidly. Meanwhile her sores, wh...
HEYFIELD. [Newspaper Article] — Glengarry, Toongabbie and Cowwarr Journal and Central Gippsland Reporter — 20 February 1914
HEYFIELD. On Sunday. 13th .inst., 'the Maf fra brass band paid their promised visit to Heyficid, and-gave a vevy; nice programme of music. A col lection \yas taken up in aid of the Sale Hospital, and amounted to £23. It is proposed to make this an annual event, but later in the year, somewhere about November. The weather is hot, -and the Heyfield people are living in hopes olt a good iall (of rain before long. Water carting for household pur poses is becoming the general thing. The supply at the local butter factory is keeping up, and the manager' reports " that the output is about seven tons per week.
CLEARING BLACKBERRIES BY ANGORAS. [Newspaper Article] — Glengarry, Toongabbie and Cowwarr Journal and Central Gippsland Reporter — 20 February 1914
CLEARING BLACKBERRIES BY ANGORAS. Travelling nothwards from Na pier along the east Coast of the North' Island, a New Zealand cor respondent-writes, mile .after mile is traversed until the little' village of Pctane js reached, and at Wairo the land ' has. .always been very bad with blackbcrry, scz-ub. Portions ot this country, which a impenetrable mass ot this perni cious weed, have now been raised to the carrying capacity ot two sheep to the;acre by the introdiic tion ot the Angora goat. Large '.sums were spent annually by for mer settlers in their end.eavour to eradicat what was' proving" an ir repressible pest, and promising to .continue its spread despite al! ef forts. With" the hope of keeping blackberry down,^ Angora goats were procured, and it was stated that though they may browse on the .branches, and thereby hold the scourge 'at bay, that eradica tion would be out of the ques-= tion, ana the death of the black berry by feeding ever so hard,, would not be accomplished. It is...
STOMACH TROUBLE DUE TO ACIDITY. SO SAYS EMINENT SPECIALIST. [Newspaper Article] — Glengarry, Toongabbie and Cowwarr Journal and Central Gippsland Reporter — 20 February 1914
STOMACH TROUBLE DUB TO ACIDITY. SO SAYS EMINENT SPECIAL IST.' So-called stomach troub'.e3, such as indigestion, wind, stomach ache ana inability to retain food, in stead ot indicating that the sto mach is out ot order, are in nine cases out of ten simply evidence that fermentation is taking place in the food contents ot the sto mach, causing the formation of gas and acids. Wind distends the sto mach, and causes that lull, op pressive feeling, sometimes known as' heartburn, while the acid irri tates and inflames the delicate lin ing of the stomach. The stomach, however, is not the fault. ? The trouble lies entirely in the fermen ting food. Such fermentation is unnatural, and acid fermentation is not only unnatural, but may involve the most serious consequences if not prevented. To prevent br stop food fermentation of the contents ot the stomach, and to neutralise the acid, and render it bland and harmless, halt a teaspontul of bisuraeta magnesia, probably the most elective and best a...
HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY. ARRANGEMENTS FOR THE COMING TRARALGON SHOW. [Newspaper Article] — Glengarry, Toongabbie and Cowwarr Journal and Central Gippsland Reporter — 20 February 1914
HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY. ARRANGEMENTS FOR THE COMING TRARALGON SHOW, J A meting of the committee ot the above society was held in the Mechanics' Institute on Tuesday evening to discuss the prize sche dule and make arrangements tor thcforthcoming show. There were present :-Messrs A. H. Cross, f. A. Pettit (president), JEl.is, J. W.Grubb, Cole, J. Guest, T. GL-t bert, Mrs M'Farlane, Miss Camp bell (secretary), Mrs Guest, Mrs Fraatz, Miss Clarke and Mrs Row.e The prize schedute lor the pre vious show was submitted and dis cussed several alterations, and additions being made. Mention was made that there had been some misconception at the last show with Reference to the section for col.ection of veget ables, grown by' amateurs, and_it was decided to make it under stood that it w,as only, for those who did. not grow for sale. Mr. T. Gilbert suggested that the section for scones should be made to read, " six plain round scones." He did not like to see scones ot all shapes and sizes. He also ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Glengarry, Toongabbie and Cowwarr Journal and Central Gippsland Reporter — 20 February 1914
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ROSEDALE SHIRE COUNCIL. MONDAY, FEBRUARY 16 [Newspaper Article] — Glengarry, Toongabbie and Cowwarr Journal and Central Gippsland Reporter — 20 February 1914
ROSEDALE SHIRE COUNCIL. MONDAY, FEBRUARY 16 Present : Councillors Futcher (president), Umphelby, Hender son, Lang, Kenevan Morgan and Crooke. Correspondence. From the Railway department, re trucking yards at Kilmany, and stating that the yards would re quire at least 200 feet of the road way, and asking that the council allow that area. See motion. From Closer Settlement Beard asking the council to put a cul vert over the drain at Woodhead's, at the expense ot the board. See motiSn. From Country Roads Board, asking for a return showing the amount of money spent in repairs during the past four years on the roads proposed to be taken over by the board. Secretary to attend. From Shire of Bairrisdale, ask ing the council to support an ap plication for a jetty,at the Back Beach, Ocean Grange, in this shire. To be supported. From Shire of Traralgon, stat ing that a conference twill be held at Traralgon on the 27th inst. in reference to snagging the Latrobe, etc., and asking that a delegat...
THE SCHOOL COMMITTEE. VALEDICTORY REMARKS. [Newspaper Article] — Glengarry, Toongabbie and Cowwarr Journal and Central Gippsland Reporter — 20 February 1914
THE SCHOOL COMMITTEE. VALEDICTORY . REMARKS., "The present Traralgon- State school committee expires by ef fluxion of time at the end of the present month, and a new com mittee must then be elected. On Tuesday evening last the present committee assembled for its final meeting, at the Traralgon State school. There were present -Messrs. Pettit (chairman) E. A Clarkson (correspondent) Marsh, - Gross, Cummings and Mrs. Ethe . ridge. The minutes of the previous meeting were read and confirmed. The only correspondence consis ted of a letter .from Mr. Livingston M.L.A., enclosing a letter from the Education department, to the effect that the Public Works de partment were calling tenders for the removal of the old school and its re-erection on the new site, for sloyd and cookery classes. The followingc acc nst were passed for payment: Munnerley, £6 Is; Milhgan Bros 5s 6d ; Rogers, 2s; Sind Christensen Is. The correspondent reported a balance in the Savings Bank of !£11 4s, and that 'there w...
GLENGARRY. [Newspaper Article] — Glengarry, Toongabbie and Cowwarr Journal and Central Gippsland Reporter — 20 February 1914
GLENGARRY. Mr. J. Bermingham intends shortly to take a trip to the old country. He will be sailing about the beginning ot next May, and in tends staying some time i'n France, also in Scotland and Ire'and. The trip is purely one of pleasure, and we wish Mr. Bermingham a good time. Threshing operations in this district are nearly completed, and the average yield is fnot as good as fast year. Mr. IE. Marstin has about estab lished a record for growing oats for fa number of years on the same land without giVing it a sp'eM jxr a change ot prop. Mr. Marstin; has cropped' this particular pad dock every year in succession for the past 34 years, 'and this year, without using any artificial manure he threshed 45 bushe's fto the acre. Mr. Marstin is a practical farmer, ana believes in working the soil well, 'and in deep ploughing. This vear he ploughed seven inches deep.
The Journal. FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 20, 1914. Public Baths. [Newspaper Article] — Glengarry, Toongabbie and Cowwarr Journal and Central Gippsland Reporter — 20 February 1914
FRIDAY, .FEBRUARY 20, 1914. Public Baths. The need 1 for public baths in Traralgon was never more urg gentiy demonstrated than during the present. spell ot sweltering weather, when ;the thermometer has 'been hovering lor days in the neighborhood ,of ,100. And the pah ot smoke hanging over the township has not made the heat and general discomforts any the easier to bear. Many of the townspeople sought 'the tempor ary relief pi-a ,bath (.?) in the,mud bottomed holes in the creek, and rumor has it that several ladles were observed stealing, down to the creek .under cover of darkness. Wc are' pleased to learn that the committee appointed by the coun cil to enquire into the uestion ol baths have instructed Councillors Pettit, .Clarke and Mr. AVest to inspect suitable sites and report, so that something cl a definite shape thould be proposed.
DAMAGE AT TRAFALGAR. [Newspaper Article] — Glengarry, Toongabbie and Cowwarr Journal and Central Gippsland Reporter — 20 February 1914
DAMAGE AT TRAFALGAR. The present fires are the most disastrous experienced in this dis trict for many years. Hundreds of acres of grass and fencir^ £tav«i been destroyed, whilst the quan tity of seed lost is enormous. To replace this it will cost a large .sum of money, and will mean the reduction of many dairy herds in the back country. Iln a Jarg-e num;-f ber of cases in the outlying parts the losses have fallen on new set tlers, to whom the blow will be very severe, practically amounting to ruin in some instances. The smoke was so dense on Tuesday ^that Traialgar was in semi-dark ness-for a while, imd lamps had to fie lit in many places a couple of hours earlier than usua'.