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A JUDGE'S SMART DOG. Some of the Unusually Bright Things Recorded by Him. [Newspaper Article] — Gisborne Gazette — 10 April 1914
A JUDGE'S SKART DOG. i r Bom* of th« Unusually Bright pf Thiags Recorded by ,Him. Judge-Brady hw atwHite-English jni'f do^of which ho w very proud, cm a-, count dfHls'intelligence. .Toppy rrot only dec, tEetricks which sit smart' dogs' can i>« feugStr to dpV Buch as sitting 'tip ana lidialng a pipe itt his,mouth While wear ing a pair of eyeglasses, like a little, l'at dla'taABi diking on hi*, hind, l.cgb: jumpingovervastfck;. pretending to be dead, etc.; but Be doe3 some things which he invented: himself, and which indicate'that .he must possess reasoning Mwm.' ' On« moraiag,1 wheii Judge . ....--Brady lived in,liietHou^o& Thirty-third street, he ^as ;iMtanisfced: Jto. see Toppy trotting into'his- library with his mui 1. Investigation showed that Toppy hud brought the letters of his d'sVh accord ; that lie ha'd seen 'the carricr deliver them, afld^casbuing th'ait the -Judge mu»t waut them; lie took'them in his mouth atnl trotted ;upst»irs ^fith them. Of coursu lie was pra...
WOODCOCK SHOOTING. An Odd Way of Hunting the Birds in Leaisians. [Newspaper Article] — Gisborne Gazette — 10 April 1914
^©OBCOGS 8S©05?tSf®. £gfc\&lt;Md Way of Huatis®. tfea Si?do . fa IiPfllsianft. * probably nowhere else ere - - *• ($rundanfc m they are in the iovrl&nrij u4#»rtkei of our^psrt -of jSouth,". ■Pilf* s»® fm» EoSaftatia' theoiHsfc dar^. "Tg^y eorae ouS fef 'ihelr secure' retreats oal|j?,*ir n(-hr Wo-rojje er«r-thinks ,0/ gelMii.; a sh;>t at » woodcock In the d»v tin§|'ii6wa'hew. iti fruit; no~ one ever Beefe'a woodcock during the day. A? boc& us night fa:K though, the birds br gir&to come >,-U of the dr-nse brakes and •eefe iheirfeeding grounds in ■ th«vfleld&lt;-. Thfc'y. cnmc rmt ny the thousand, H,id their | eculiar i;iitliiig may he' he.nd ron'sl-i.itly all night long, as-they come »ud>go in ull directions. It is then (he Lotaeiana woodcock hunter goca out lor hia^aiae. *" 2a*hort-barrrl)cd gun of light calibre, the finest shot that are ni;.de »nj|y. luch hare the appropriate name i.f "okst" down South, is the weapon tssed. :A-bright ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Gisborne Gazette — 10 April 1914
SH.'RE OF ROMSEY T EGAL PROCEEDINGS will bo ' taken against person Removix'u Timbeh from Guard Fences or other wise damaging fcjuiKK Pkoi'EUTY in any part of (lie Shire. H. G. WHITE. Shire Secretary. ROMSEY SHIRE COUNCIL | AXDOWKE 11 S having Stah Thistles or other Noxious Weeds growing on their property, or on the ad jacent half-width of roads abutting on same, are requested to Destkov such weeds without delay. H. C. WllITF, Shire Secretary, MECHANICS' INSTITUTE, MELTON A GRAND SOCIAL In aid of the Melton R.C. Sunday Schco Funds, will be held on EASTER MONDAY, APRIL 13th, 1914. At S p.m. First class Music and Refreshments. ADMISSIONGentlemen, 2\ Ladies, is A, Jongebloed, Treas.. . B. A. O'NEILL V Joint CEO. CQBURN X Hoq Sees, _ Local Goveenmekt a $03. \ SHIRE oT"giS^E Noice &lt;of Intention. to Borre of One Thousand Permanent Works and itakmgs in the Shire of Gisboi TAKE NOTICE that Council of the Shire of Gisborue'Pose borrow on the credit of tresident, Councillors, and Ii...
MEDHODIST CHURCH. A aledictory Gatherine. [Newspaper Article] — Gisborne Gazette — 10 April 1914
;&lt;LLJ H'JTJIST CHURC1J. • akdi'Jiorv Gatherinp. 'Iheie was a laige gathering dn. the .MoI.]io(Jh>l uhur>:h, Gisborne, oil Fri day mciiiiij,', to bill farewell t.o Mr. ! .apt home, ulio «a( leaving- the dis trict, Inning been transferred from the circuit. The proceedings look the form of a social, t.he church being tastefully decorated for t.he occa sion . .Mr. V. H. Uobej'Ls, who occupied the chair, said they, of course, knew that, under the scheme of their church, the minister had to leave af ter a time. The rule was necessary, but its enforcement was sometimes fell, especially as in the case of Mr, Lapthorne, when the minister had en deared himself to all the people. it was with deep feelings of regret the i children learnt that .Mr. .Lapthorne : was about to leave them. The elder j members of the church recogniscd in : thai gentleman a sincere worker for j Christ, and, on their behalf, he j wished their minister (Godspeed. He also spoke on behalf of the people of...
MINIMUM WEIGHT OF FISH. [Newspaper Article] — Gisborne Gazette — 10 April 1914
MINIMUM WKiGMT OF FISH. Rni-r;if"uttn 4 oz Jil.ii'klish ( xc-cpt lihickfish from Mream> llov.Mig i:orthwara I nmi t lie Great Dividing Ran;.:") 4 oz Bream o ,, .1'ivam, silver 5 ,, Butter fish ., 4 )} Cat lish 4 ,, t.'i.iyfish—length 9 in Flathead 4 oz I'louudev 6 Gar/ish 1 Grayling or Yarra Herring 2 f'i'i'.: 5 Luderick . . . ., 6 "Maekerel 5 Mullott 2 .Murray Cod l£lb Murray Perch 8 oz Perch 5 Perch, English 4 Pike 6 Red jMulIett . . , . 4 Iloek Cod ., 4 Rough or Roughy 2 Salmon Trout „ 2 Salmon. California .... 8 Salmon. English . ' g Sand ITullct or Poddies G feciuiapper 12 SiK er Fish or Sihrr Percii 4 Skipjack Snook !SoIo ^ ,5 StrariRpr ] 2 Travalo q Trout of all kind, not indi genous to Victoria .. .. 8 Trumpeter fi Whiting 4 Whiting. Sand 2 Yellow Tail 311^
GISBORNE TENNIS CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Gisborne Gazette — 10 April 1914
, G1SB0BNE TENNIS CLUB. On Saturday last, April 4th, a very enjoyable day was spent by the members of the Gisborue Tennis Club, who journeyed to h'iddcll lo engage in a. friend ly match with the local club. At the be ginning of the day's play a very strong wind; was blowing up the court from the railway end, but later on diecb right away and left playing all that could be desired. The first set was taken by ltiddell at 9—5, although at one stage of the game ) the scores were 5 all; the second one was taken also by Kiddell at 9—8. In : this Gisborue had a substantial lead of . S—5, but liiddcil succeeded in getting the next -1 games, thus winning the set. The third set went to Gisborue ralher easily at 9—4. This made the scores level, 22 games all. The last, set was exciting, Gisborue having a good iead at 3—1. and later at 8—o, but Uiddell played well and made the scores level with 8 all. In the last deciding game, Gisborue had the service, and, after starling very badly with 10— lo...
CLOSE SEASONS FOR GAME, &c. [Newspaper Article] — Gisborne Gazette — 10 April 1914
CLOSE SEASONS FOR GAWiE, &c. | Soinuitiii?• Chief In ...a ^ Al': ' ''i I M UOLK VKAll. rxCOP Aii A,! tcili.ui laiun, u... __ lic-n oi .Mi..kc.-. in the national park; a.id jntliiic y.'iitlens acunthizao or tits, antu.'i i.orcupino, or echidnas. I>■'ii■ >!i i'^( native b>:ir>), !'o-» caicr.c. bn I'-rns, brv>»v/,t>-\vmg&lt;'d ;m«i .'iiivi- u :i«i i'.jiconi, bus».-arti or wild L.dUoruia.- Lia11, catcrpillar-caieuers. i.>vu v. p .t.uaniua.-;, c«.>ac;i-ttlnp s (black;, cri.nes, ail lviKiwa .*».>> cranes, s-uca as heron.-;, eic. v- xcept fciie Native cout :• i: on vr AiiNtralum crauc), cuckoos, •.••.i&lt;-k;i&lt;i-.>hrikc.s. curlews (see soutli> r.i ■vuii • pluvor, etc.) v.m-r.le : doves, wild. Iv.Mkl. or porcupine, anfc-oacor.s, gr- us. ,sci« i-i'aiics. etc.; emus, eplitm .aUl'as or cililLi. - ' .t m.s. tiy-catohers, irogmouth or argu* and iv.opokes. &lt;-.iU ...us la.n.l.,, all uicinbv.rs ol Herons. see cranes. ...
RACES AT MELTON. A Benefit Meeting. [Newspaper Article] — Gisborne Gazette — 10 April 1914
i:.V(. KS AT JI.EL'J\'N . A JJwieiit -Meeting. On Friday last the Melton Hace Club git \ e a. ijitieiu meeting iti.aiu of the ninds of I lie local Aiechanics' insti tute, in what is known as I lorn buckle's paddock, near Uie township. 'J here way a large attendance, me great bulk of the gathering coining uy special train from ..Melbourne. 'I he weal her was perfect, and nothing oc curred. to niur the harmony 01 the gathering. The following were the oilice-bearers, all of whom clid their work well. .Special mention should Ire made of the secretary (Air. J . 11. Cunningham), whose arrangements were excellent, and who was cour teous and atteiiluvo ;—J-reside ut, Air. U. W hittin^ton ; vice-presidents, .Messrs. .J. F. Aiinns and \v. l', jiun unig ; judges, Alessrs. J. !•'. .Minns, Al. tarberry ; starters, Messrs. A. Smith and A. Watson ; clerk of course, Air. T. JJornbuckle ; trea surer, Air. jM. L. Carijerry ; clerk of . scales, Air. \V. J. 31 inns ; stewards, Messrs. Coburn, Uiddell, ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Gisborne Gazette — 10 April 1914
i v - * '-a «p? •-= '■••'.-a I'' iin . XA " fnfluc nza Cur3 -I I'h&lt;* Unfailing U'-;m 'iv I u:l ."M/.a, ' t!v, hill-*, rvul \ \V-*fc « 'h. -k » of Iiulucti/.a, il quicV ly i*; c uarrti, cMuces the fever, acd sp* j'r- t!u- it is also a £r:inu T^uic in cv««.:s of ' 1&lt;*biiUY..i,-co»::;>ufii&lt; A b n^s o' M'.c Inn-'.. If von -i.il*' tt,; -v&lt;-u. ,« . old, I>•;!.»4*nv-., r».,...c! ■ ■■>. »s Inc i i Zlti >'i v>
TOOLERN VALE. Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — Gisborne Gazette — 10 April 1914
TOOLERN VALE. (From Our Own Correspondent-) Tuesday. The monthly shoot of the Toolern Vale Gun Club was held on Saturday last, and the twelve shooters who competed in the various events had a very enjoyable afternoon's sport. The birds were a fine lot, and tested to the full the skill of the &nbsp; marksmen. R. Alkemaide, with 18 in succession, had the best run, while G. Jongebloed shot in fine form, killing 28 out of 32. For the Holloway trophy &nbsp; &nbsp; (to be won three times) T. Condon lasted longest, killing 7 out of 8, with P. Murnane and G. Jongebloed 6 each. For the "Hydraulic" trophy, a battle royal took placc bet ween R. Alkemaide and G. Jongebloed, ending in favour of the former on the 17th round, with only 2 second barrel kills to the latter's 7. (Sweeps : JNTo. 1, " Mydralic," 3 kills ; 2, L. Humane and J. Allen, 3 kills; 3, G. Jongebloed, 4- kills; 1, "Hydraulic" and G. Jongebloed, 2 kills; 5, J. Allen and G. Jongebloed, .1 kill. Tho next sho...
BRAYBROOK COUNCIL. [Newspaper Article] — Gisborne Gazette — 10 April 1914
BRAYBROOK COUNCIL. The resignation of Inspector Pater son was accepted with regret by Bray brook council on Monday. On the ques tion of filling the position, Cr. McKay (president) suggested that the collec tion of sanitary and dog fees, formerly performed by the inspector, be added &nbsp; to the duties of the rate collector, and the latter's salary increased from £100 per annum to either £160 per annum or £140 per annum with commission on dog fees. It was decided that Mr. W. Minns be appointed to collect sani tary and dog fees, in addition to ordin ary rates, at a salary of £160 per annum. During the discussion it was stated that the rate collector had been appointed shire secretary at Melton, and that he intended to carry on his new position in addition to his present duties. Residents of the shire, who recently &nbsp; received their valuation notices, are of opinion that the shire valuer has taken an altogether too optimistic view of the value of broad acres in the...
MINIMUM WEIGHT OF FISH. [Newspaper Article] — Gisborne Gazette — 24 April 1914
M1NLMUAI WEIGHT OF FISH. BarracouUa 4 oz Blackfish (except blackfish taken from .streams flowing northward from the Great Dividing Range) 4 oz Urea 111 c Bream, silver .. % " Butter fish .... a " Catfish 4 " Craviish-length .. 9 in Flathead 4 Flounder .... B Garfish 1 " or Yarra Herring 2 Luderick f " Mackerel .... " " k " Muilett 2 " Murray Cod .. ., inu :: .v * - Perch; English ... a Pike 2 Bed Mullet.t a Rock Cod 4 Hough or Houirhv ... ** Salmon Trout * 2 Salmon, California .. a Salmon, English ' s Sand Mullet or Poddies 6 fechnapper 22 Silver Fish or Silver" Perch 4. okipiack .... a Snook .... •••••... 4 Sole........ v. " 5 Stranger * o Travale '. g Trout of all kind, not indi gen ous to Victoria .. .. g Trumpeter ...... 2 Whiting " " ? Wanting. Sand .. .. " " n Ye3]™ Tan v. \y 23I£
CLOSE SEASONS FOR GAME, &c. [Newspaper Article] — Gisborne Gazette — 24 April 1914
CLOSE SEASONS FOR GAME, &c. Devised by J. 31. Semmens, Chief In spector o; Fisheries and Game. on 2nd April, 1913:— 6 THE WHOLE YEAR. AJj Amtialian fauna, with the excep tion oi snakes. iu the national parks ami public gardens acantkizae or tits, ant-eaters, porcupine, or echidnas. Habbiers. hears (see native hears), bee eaters, bitterns, bronze-winged and other wild pigeons, bastard or wild turkey. C'alifoniian quail, caterpillar-catchers, chats (.see eplrthianuras), coach-whip birds, cockatoos (black), cranes, all b,rd.s known as cranes, such as herons, egrets, etc. (except tiio Native coia p luon or Australian cranc), cuckoos, cuckoo-shrikes, v.urlews (see southern atuue plover, etc.) Deer, doves, Java turtle; doves, wild. Echidnas or porcupine, ant-eaters, i grets. see cranes, etc.; emus, ephthi auuras or chats. Ea tails, fty-caiehers, frogmouth or argus and mopokes. (,'&lt; raucalus family, all members oS Herons, see cranes. Ibis. Java turtle dove. Kangaroos, bl...
POSTAL RATES AND REGULATIONS [Where the term "The Commonwealth" is used in connection with these rates and regulations it includes Papua, Lord Howe Island, and Norfolk Island.] LETTERS. [Newspaper Article] — Gisborne Gazette — 24 April 1914
"uSTAL RATES AND REGULATIONS [Where the term "The Comiuon crealth" is used in connection with these rates and regulations it includes Papua, Lord Howe Island, and Norfolk Island.] LE1TEJKS. For every i ounce or fraction thereof. For delivery within the Common wealth ® ^ For delivery in the Briti&li Em 0 1 • For delivery in the Nov Hebrides, Banks, and Torres Islands .. 0 S For delivery in oth«?r places .. . • 0 2J LETTER CARDS. For delivery within tli6 Commonwealth: Single, Id. each; reply, Id. oitch half. .• or delivery in till© Briti&h Empire (see list of places under "Letters ')—Sin gle. Id. eaoli. ■ or delivery in New Hebrides, Banks, and Torres islands—Single, 24. each. For delivery in other placoa— Single, 2id. each. POST CARDS. Single Postca«b impressed with ths 1(1. stamp, and Reply or double cards, each half of whiob has the Id. stamp impreaaed thei^son, may be traiismitteo fco place a within tho Commonwealth, ana to those places, enumerated undei "Letters,"...
Music-Loving Canary. [Newspaper Article] — Gisborne Gazette — 24 April 1914
Music-Loving- Canary. ilev. Mr. James, of London, writes aB follows to the Pittsburg Dispatch of a remarkable canary bird: ''Immediately T begin to play upon the flute shu chirps about as if enjoying the music. If I open the cage door and leave her she will come as near to me as possible, but not ittempt to fly to the music; but if I put her upon iny desk and lay the liute down 8I10. will porohupon the end and aliow toe to raise the instrument and play. I often take her into-the church and play there upon the organ, and she will perch upon my fingers, notwithstanding the inconvenience of the motion of the hands, &nd chirp with evident: delight at tho sounds." A SWELL CLERK. Guest (to hotel proprietor)—Is there a jewelery store near here H. P.—Yes, look at the clerk's shirt front.—Fpuch, didn't LIKE CUPID. Prof. Louze, the decorator, 1ms beeu evolving a music-room for one of the Newgolds. : Client—"What's them babies doin' on the wall? Prof. Leuze—Those are cupula, sir. An al...
HIGHWAYMEN IN CHINA. Increasing, in Number as the Government Cannot Cope with Then [Newspaper Article] — Gisborne Gazette — 24 April 1914
HXGHWAYilEN IN CHINA? iff ■ fncre!«.s'nrr, in-Number as the Gw. eminent Cannot Cope with Ther^* A. resident of Indianapolis, who has ' lately returned Voni i'ekin, China, in con versation a few days ago spoke about the incrca-e' of highway robbery in that' count it. '•Tii..' cxc^-ivp poverty " hesatd, ''of the mass of 11;• - ]icnj>le and the density of I he population make the presence of ft • ' number of '.ni l ehanu-ters in any ■i: j-la-e a matter of certainty. . .1 s of the local government •■•ieutly rigorous in most re these bad charact'-rH in . :re than a general state of i &lt;■> ii.ir- &lt;in. If any event happein | \vi. i i\n.n:.&lt; ir peculiarly safe for them :■ : i'i vir'u Tiif»r'» than usualimpnnity, l 1 :.uii o take advantage of the : • • - ;i harvest is sue.h an event. | .irku e of North China is dot :!• re, with dense growth of ■ :n : a plant which nature : ■ ijia,t-Mi:. deviled for the express • o. meeting the wants of that re • . i-.t a...
FOOTLIGHTS AND FLORICULTURE. [Newspaper Article] — Gisborne Gazette — 24 April 1914
FOOTLIGHTS xVND FLOKi CULTU15E. Under the above heading, Mr. Geo. S. Titheradge, the well-known actor, contributed an interesting article to tlie "Argus" of the 18th inst., from which we make the following ex tract. it should be needless to say Dial the nursery proprietor is Mr. W. T. Smith: — The daffodil is associated with my name in Australia, yel 1 became a dai'fodiilidarian by accident —■ the honour was thrust upon me, so to speak. It happened in this way. As a young man 1 was an ardent usherinan, and, after a few years' residence in Australia, hearing there was Li'out iishing to be had about j thirty-live miles from Melbourne, 1 used to take every opportunity of in dulging in my favourite pastime. It v. ao ai a place called Riddell's Creek. I stayed at the one little hotel in the village, and generally of an evening some of the residents dropped in for a chat and smoke. One was the proprietor of the local nursery, a re markable man in many ways, and a real artist amongst ilowe...
AMERICAN PEARLS. THEIR HISTORY AND WHERE THEY ARE FOUND. Pearls Among the Southern Indians —Finds in the Mounds of the Ohio Valley—Values, Colors, Shapes and Other Peculiarities. [Newspaper Article] — Gisborne Gazette — 24 April 1914
I AMERICAN PEARLS. SB&ER HISTORY AND. WHERE THEY ARE FOUND. ' toS&StLjf* Pearls Among the Southern Indians —Finds in the Mounds of the Ohio Vail ay—Valuers, Colors, Shapes and Other Peculiarities. ($$ By popular consent a pearl is consid ered as one of the gems, although from a scientific point of view the term should be restricted to such gems as are of nm eral origin. Pearls have long bucu known to the world, and in the Rook of Job, which by many is regarded as the oldest book iii the Bible, we ikid them referred ic% Wtedom is valued in price above that of rubies tey the saevca writer, who adds: "No mention shall be made of coral or of pearls." Pliny refers to the lavish use of pearls among the Romans in hia time, and says: •'They put them on their feet, and that not merely on the laces of their sandals, but they must needs tread upon them and walk with them under foot as well." Contemporary accounts of Columbus and of the great Spanish invaders who followed him ar...