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HEYFIELD. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 20 February 1914
HEYFIELD. On Sunday, 13th rnst., the Maf fra brass band paid their promised i\'lsit to Heyfield, and gave a very nice programme 6t music. A cl Icction was taken up in aid of the Sale Hospital, aind 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 Hcyfield people are living in hopes oit a good fall [of rain before long. Water carting :for household pur poses is becoining 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] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 20 February 1914
CLEARING BLACKBERRIES BY ANGORAS. Travelling nothlvards from Na pier along thle cast coast of the North Island, a New Zea!and cor respondent writes, mile after mi!c is traversed until the little, village of Petane js reached, and at \Vairo tile land has always been very bad with blackberry scrub. Portions of this country,. which a munpenetrable mass'ot this pernim cious weed, have now been raised to the carrying capacity ot two sheep to the acre by the introdiuc tion ot the A'igora goat. Large sums were spent annualy by for nier settlers in their endeavour to eradlcat what was proving an ir rlepressible pest, and promising to continue its spread despite all ef forts. With the hope of keeping blackberry down, Angora goats were procured; and it was- stated that thouIh they may browse on the branches, and thereby hold the scourge ut lay, that cradlca lion would be out of the" ques tion, and the death of the black berry by feeding ever so hard, would not be accomphlished. It is now, how...
HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY. ARRANGEMENTS FOR THE COMING TRARALGON SHOW. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 20 February 1914
I-ORTICULTURAL SOC!ErY. ARRANGEMENTS FOR THE COMIING TRARALGON SHOW. A .mcting of thc cdmmittee ot the above society was held mn the Mechanics' Institute on Tuesday evening to discuss the prize sche dule and make arrangements for theforthcoming show. T'hei \\e re present :-Mcssrs A. H. Cross, f'. A. Pettit (president), El.is, J. W. Grubb, C&le, J. Guest, T. Gi. bert, Mrs M'Fa,rlane, Miss Camp Ibell (secretary), Mrs Guest, Mrs F.raatz, Miss Clarke and Mrs Rowe .The prize schedule for the pre vious show was submitted anddis cussed several alterations, and qdditions being made. Mention was made that tliee liaa been some misconceptioli at tihe last show with refeierice to the dection for collection of • veget ables, grown by amateurs, and it was decided to make it under stood that it wais only for those who did anot grow for sale. Mr. T. Gilbert iuggested that the section for scones should be made to read, ' six plain round scones." He did not like to see scones of all shapes an...
Public Baths. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 20 February 1914
Wes g uaul. FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 20, 1914. Public Baths. The .-need, for public baths in Traralgon was never more urg gently demonstrated ihan during the present spell of sweltering weather, when the thermometer has been hovering tor days mn the neighborhood oft ,100. And the palh ot smoke hanging over the township has not made the heat ana general discomforts any the easier to bear. Many of the townspeople sought the tempor iry relief pt a bath :.?) in the mud bottomed holes in the creek, and rumor has it that several lad:es were observed stealing down to the creek t.nder cover of darkness. We are pleased to learn that the committee appointed by the coun cil to enquire into the uestion of baths have instructed Council'ors Pettit, Clarke and Mr. West to inspect suitable sites and report, so that something ?f a definite shape thould be proposed. Curious Discovery Ganger Foley, of Traralgon, and his men came across some interesting relics, in the shape of abonriginal's bones,. during exca...
ROSEDALE SHIRE COUNCIL. MONDAY, FEBRUARY 16 [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 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 Kilinany, 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 Close'r Settlement Beard asking the council to put a cul vert over the drain at WVoodhead's, at the expense of the board. See motion. 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 Bairnsdale," 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 Traralzon, stat ing that a conference iwill be held at Traralgon on the 27th inst. in reference to snagging the Latrobe, etc., and asking that a dele...
TELEPHONE TRUNK LINE RATES. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 20 February 1914
TELEPHONE TRUNK LINE RATES. 8 min. &lt;ach add. 3 min Morwell ... 2d ... 2d Glengarry ... 2d ... 2d Toougabbie ... 2d ... 2d Moe ... 3d ... 3d Cowwarr d ... 3d 3d Rosedale ... 3d ... 3d Flynn's Creek 3d ... 3d Trafalgar ... 4d ... 3d Yarragon , . 6d ... 5d Sale ... 6d ... 5d Walhalla ... 6d ... Maffra ... 8d ... 6d Heyfield ... 8d ... 6d * Newry ..... 8d ... 6d Tinamba ... 8d ... 6d Warragul ... 8 ... ld Yarram ... 1/4 ... 1/
THE TELEPHONE. TRARALGON EXCHANGE. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 20 February 1914
THE TELEPHONE. --o TRARALGON EXOHANGE. t Dr Hagenauer 2 Dr. McLean 3 Mr. Challman 4 T. B. Little & Co. 5 Christensen & Bawden 6 G. H. Marsh 7 Layton Bros. 8 L. Lay 9 W. A. Clark to TsHE JOURNAL (W. Chappell). xi Whittaker Bros: 12 J. English 13 Shire Hall 4 J." D. Campbell '5 J S. Milligan :: r6 S. Lees 17 Nurse Miller i8 Gippsland Trading Coy. 19 J H. Vivian 20 Mathieson and Davis 2! P. Dunbar 22 Co-operative Store, 23 T. G Cobbledick 24 T. H. Row 25 Serjeant and Bruce 26 A. M'Lean and Co. 27 R. H. Widdis 28 Grand Junction Hotel 29 Railway Station 30 Savings Bank. : 3 Butter Factory 32 Police Station. 33 National Bank] 34 Pentland and Canifield. ' 35 C. E. Clarke. 36 H, M. Campbell. 37 " The Record" (J. W. Guest). 38 A. J. Trood. 39 J. W. Grubb. 40 F. Grubb 41. J. Robinson. - S42. A. W. Crowe and Co. 43. W. Christensen and Co. 44. IR,. Widdis. S45. Rev. W. J. T. Pay.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 20 February 1914
.,*m *7"-- •.?r,. -,'p G -- tRtMlneers. A 1MLEAN & CO.,, 'S o, Stato;, Land and. S Finanoial .Agents. 'TARALGON. MAFFRA. MORWELL. MELBOURNE "Sales conducted under the per . sonal sqpervision-of Mr. W. J* M'Lean. A. M'LEAN ana CO. are now making up List of Sales for ... 1914 ... LIS1 OF. SALES: Feb. 20.-Special sale, Toongalbbie. 25: Mrs. J. Price, land, cattle, horses, etc., at Trafalgar S without reserve. Mrs. Leslie's Farm, at Tyers, tor Private bale. SPECIAL SALE AT TOONGABBIE. FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 20. SA. M'LEAN and CO. will hold a special sa'e at Hodder's ygrd's on the above date, when they will sell 300 Head of Mixed Cattle 500 Mixed Sheep. G;ooct buyers assured . - Further Entries Invited. \V. E. HEYWOOD, Agent. M'LEAN'b NEX1 BIG SALE! MORWELL. WEDN;ESDAY, FEBRUARY 25. A. ,M'LEAN and CO. will sell at their yards on' the above date 100 Fat Pigs 100 Store Pigs. A large yarding of fats and store:, wanted, as good outside buyei:rs will be present for tat and store pigs. Mless...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 20 February 1914
G1, BRIINNING & SOS d NURSERYMEN, BRIGHTON ROAD, ST, KILDA, VIO. LMItGEST AND BES'. 8TOOK OF PLANTS IN THE C.OMMONWE&LTH Catlog, e Pobt Free. l1n ia?aLitvitd. TET.EPHONE 128, i42ds:. * TO DAIRYMEN, FARMERS, & BREEDERS. CHALLMAN, Chemist, sells the following Veterinary Instruments, etc.:-Lamb Clams, 7s 6d; Cattle Syringes, all sizes; Tcat Slitters, for Tough Milkers; Self-retaining Milking Tubes, Is and 2s; Trocae and Canula, 7s 6d and 10s 6d; IMilk Fever Syringes, 12s 6d; etc., etc. Veterinary Medicines. Permanganate, in l1b. tins, for washing out dairies, will make 10 cwt. solution. Cripple Salt with Iron (increases the Butter Fat rTest from 3.5 to 4.1); sample, 6d, 51bs. is, cwt. 21s. Drenches-Milk Fever, is 6d; Cleansing, is 6d; Red Water, Is ed; Gripe and Colic Drench, 2s 6d; etc. " JOHURH ILL Is noted for artist c and up to-date JOBnPRINTING. Every description of work under taken, and satisfaction guaranteed. *All HIGH-CLASS WORK Bars "The Jou:r?) imprin...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 20 February 1914
What a Difference ! W ha A DIFFERENCE between doing NOT AT PRESENT, you will, we know, be Sbusiness with.us, a Local Fir'm, with shortly requiring a SUIT to MEASURE,-and a GUARANTEE of SATISFAC- with the fullest confidence in the fine range of TION at remarkably fine cut prics., New Season's Materials, we earnestly request compared with placing your Order with a Travell- you to give us an opportunity of proving our asser ing Tailor, whorfi you may never see again, and who _ tions. There can be no better time than the present doesn't care it he never sees you, and whose first to secuie some of our New Suiting and Coating, ,ambition is to get his Commission; which, by the I absolutely the pick of. the trade. In addition to way, together with heavy travelling and hotel ex- making Suits to Measure, we always carry a fine penses ycu have to pay, so again we say selection of Hats, Shirts, Underwear, Braces, Sox, WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE! Ties and Boots. All the latest styles. A TRY ON _ giv...
THE SCHOOL COMMITTEE. VALEDICTORY REMARKS. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 20 February 1914
THE SCHOOL COMMITTEE. VALEDICTORY REMARKS. T:he present Traralgon State school committee expires by. et fluxion of time at the end -t the present month, alii .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, Cross, Cummings and Mrs. Ethe-' ridge. The minutes of the previous meeting were read and 'confirmed. The only correspondence conlss Ited of a letter $rom 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 bld school and its re-erection on the new site, for sloyd and cookery classes. The followingc ace nst were passed for payment: Munnerley, £6 is; Millhgan Bros 5s 6d; Rogers, 2s; had Christensen is. The correspondent reported a balance in the Savings Bank of !£11 4s, and that 'there wa...
BIG FIRE NEAR COWWARR. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 20 February 1914
BIG FIRE NEAR COWWARR. A big bush fire broke out in the hills near Cowwarr township, and swooped down upon several pro perties, a large quantity ot grass and tencing being destroye:, The fire burnt down to the road at the toot of the hills, and at one penriod it seemed as though the townshlp would suffer. Fortunately, the beaters did good work in keeping it back by burning fire breaks and beating. On Monday the fire was still burning, and a number ot people were busily engaged in re moving stock, and endeavouring to keep the outbreak under. I Amongst those who suffered loss are Messrs. Alhlson, Woods, Mulcahey, Douglas, White and Allan.
GORMANDALE. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 20 February 1914
GORMANDALE. Our correspondent at (;ormiut dale writes: Fires seem to be burni:g in all directions, and with a continuance ot the present weather it is hard to tell where they ,vi'l stop. Mes?es Curran and Morley, with the cream waggons, had no easy or light task to get through the fires with their loads on Tuesday. Fen ces and grass have been burnt, and several settlers had to battle for their homnes. Whilst Messrs. Aubrey, Power and others were keepnmg an eye on the \Willung South leased school the fire got past, and burnt a stack of hay belonging to Councillor Power. Af ter coursing through the property of M1r. Willis, it is pnow going down the country in the direction of Messrs. Pond's and Brown's, and others living that way. Un'ess it is checked this will bring it down on to the flat country holdinges.
GLENGARRY. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 20 February 1914
GLENGARRY. -----o------ Mr. J. Bernunghamn Intends shortly to take a trip to the old country. He will be sailing about the beginning ot next May, and im tends staying some time i,1 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 comp!eted, and the average yield is hot as good as fast year. Mr. \E. Marstin has about estab hIshea a record for growing oats for A number of years on the same land without givng it a 'spbe mr a change of rrop. Mr. Marstui has'cropped this particular pad dock every year in succession for the past 34 years, 'and this year, without using any artificial hmanure he thrcshed 45 bushe's ito the acre. Mr. Marstin is a practical fanner, and believes in working the soil well, and in deep ploughing. This year he ploughel seven inches deep. .
DAMAGE AT TRAFALGAR. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 20 February 1914
DAMAGE AT TRAFALGAR, The present fires are the most disastrous experienccd n m this dis trict for many years. Hundreds o" acres of grass and kcncini aave 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. Iin a'f arge mntUl ber of cases in the outlying parts the losses have fal!en on new set tiers, to whom the blow will be very severe, practically amounting to ruin in some instances. Thle smoke was so dense on Tuesday that Trafalgar was mn semi-dark ness for a while, imnd lamps had to e. lit in many place; a.couple ot ours earlier than usua'.
THE SANDBANK. MEETING OF COMMITTEE. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 20 February 1914
THE, SANDBANK. t MEETING OF COMMITTEE. An. important meeting of the r committee of the Sandbank was held in Messrs. Pentland, Canfirld and Co's. office on Wedlesday evening last. There were present Messrs. Pettit (chairmanX, Can field (secretary), Flewin, Kinna and Williams. After the confirmation of the: mminutes, accounts amounting to £4 as 1I'd, was passed for piayment. The balance sheet for the year ending 31st of December, was sub mitted. The receipts, including credit balance previously carried forward of tf£1. 19s 3d, were £40 5s Od, the principal items being shire grant £5, grazing rent £5, free labor by committee and W. Rees '£10, pro fit from Tyers concert 1;£5, rrafit from \picture show, £2 8s, and do nations, including 5s from St. James' Sunday school, £1 5s. ; The expenses were shown bs £65 8s 8d, the principal items be ing: New dining shed, seats, etc., £24 18s 10d; clearing blackberries, running track, etc., £14 as; en tertainment expenses, '£12 15s 6d; Thus a !iettit...
FATAL ACCIDENT. AT CUNNINGHAME. MAGISTERIAL INQUIRY YESTERDAY. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 20 February 1914
FATAL ACCIDEN1. . -----0--- AT CUNNINGHAIME. MAGISTERIAL INQUIRY YESTERDAY. Mr. Gray P.M., conducted the mqmuiry on the fatal accilent here on February 9, when Harry Fran cis 'Byrne was killed by the tall.ng over of a crane. - The deceased nlas employed by the Pubhc Works Department, and Wvas one of a number of men engaged mn placing large stones to protect the wes tern pier. For tlus work a large crane was used. Owing to some defect , the crane toppled over, crushing the deceased. Evidence was given by the men engageia on the job, and Mr. An derson, the foreman in 'charge. Mr. Roland, appeared for the department, and Mr. Wise wat ched the case for the widovw. a In giving a verdict of death'by misadventure, the P.M. said that alt the knen, with the exception of thie foreman, were inexperienced, and insufficient care had .ot been exercised. The crane was also de fective, owing to the pawl being out of gear, and the man having to lift the brake, instead of·l res smg it down. The P.M. ...