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Gippsland Shires. DEVELOPMENTAL ASSOCIATION. MEETING AT TRARALGON. IMPORTANT BUSINESS. [Newspaper Article] — Rosedale Courier — 7 May 1914
Gippsiand Shires. DEVELOPMENTAL ASSOCIATION. i ? ?. - . MEETING AT TRARALGON. L IMPORTANT BUSINESS. The annual contcronccthe Gippsland Shires and Borou^d Development Association w as held in the Traralgon mechanic pn Wednesday, i ; renre The following shires were rcpr^ sented: Traralgon (Councillors ^ ,S. .Wliiittakers, Pettit and- i,,cnrt land), Maffra (Councillor ?-Aiia " dyee), Roscdale (Councillor lut Cher),. Buln Buln (CouiKi'or^n nedy), Omeo (Councillor Hutton), iWarragul (Councillors Copcland and Von Horn) Orbost £«m&lt;:j°r Nixon), Sale Borough Cullinan), Morwell (Councilor M'Donald), Alberton (CounciiUors Power and M'Galhard), ^rracan (Councillor M'Gregor), Tambo (Councillor M'Ewan). Mr. J. Bennett and Mr-.Aiistu* Chapman wired that owing to tht ,Ko Confidence motion in the i' e .ideral parliament, they regretted that 'they could not 18T . T'" bourne . Mr. Livingston, M.L.A., .also wired that his official duties kept him in town . Messrs. J as. (M'Lachlan, Barnes, a...
STATE SCHOOL NO. 770 COMMITTEE MEETING [Newspaper Article] — Rosedale Courier — 7 May 1914
STATE SCHOOL . NO. 770 COMMITTEE MEETING The monthly meeting of the newly elected Rosedale S.S. Committee was held in the school build/tig on Monday evening. '£here were present: Mr F. T M'Carthy (chairman), Miss Cairns (correspondent), Messrs Djuglas Doolan, Cairns and Wilson. 1 he minutes 0/ the previous meeting having been duly confirmed, Miss Cairns stated that, as requested, she had again written to Mr Livingston, fil.L A., re the unhealthy condiiion of the school, but up to then had received no reply. The correspondent said she ° ln,' je dal1)' paper that one school had been told by the Denart ment to wait until after June. Wilson supposed that Rosedale would be similarly informed Mr Douglas thought it was a ffreat shame that children's health should be undermined. |W?I? 0f 1the commitlee contended hat the only way to /orce the Educa tion Department to fulfil its obligation was for parents to prevent their children I attending at the school. The committee decided that unless s...
RAILWAY LANDS ACQUISISITION BILL. [Newspaper Article] — Rosedale Courier — 7 May 1914
RAILWAY LANDS ACQUISI SITION BILL. . Councillor Nixon moved: " That in the opinion ol tMis association, the provisions oi tlws Railway Lands Acquisition Act requiring local authorities to provide and pay for the land re quired in country districts, and providing for local rates on new. lines, should be abolished; and that the construction ot rail ways, ana the acquisition ot land required therefore, should be treated as a national matter,' for the encouragement and ad vancement ot r' settlement, and the development ot the primary resources State." I-Ic said that a similar motion was approved ot at the Warragul con ference, and a deputation, repre senting 59 shires, subsequently, waited on the Minister. The Or bost shire council was preparing a pamphlet h'pwing why the act should be repealed. The speaker said he was a member ot the Bairnsdalc to Orbost Railway Trust. The Trust had to raise £17000 for the land required. This money was obtained from the Bank fit 5 per cent, interest-£2...
IMPROVING THE GIPPSLAND RIVERS [Newspaper Article] — Rosedale Courier — 7 May 1914
IMPROVING THE GIPPSLAND RIVERS Councillor Whittakcrs moved: " That in the opinion ot this association, it is advisable that the Latrobe and other rivers in Gippsland should be snagged, in order to minimise the damage sustained by floods, and that the Government be urged to take steps to that end." He said that it would mean a great deai to Gippsland if the Latrobe river was snagged. It was not a new proposal, and it was the third time it had been brought forward. The improvement of the river1 would benefit a larjje and fertile area, and there, was not a'ttiorc im portant work".' It was not sugges ted that the Government should do the work without the landown ers contributing towards the cost. The owners of the l;md abutting ' he river were prepared to help '?.ci:\se;ves, and they v.anted fhfe tOi'&.s.hircs; in fretting the 'Government.'to. undertake the ,c cvc.e. The' .speaker. inferred to the recommendation nf the con ference ol delegates held "at Tra raHon a few weeks -ago...
RE-AFFORESTATION [Newspaper Article] — Rosedale Courier — 7 May 1914
RE-AFFORESTATION I CouncH'or Copeland moved : " That this association urges ,upoj» the Government the neces sity ot a more vigorous policy being adopted and carried out with regard to the management, conservation and renewal of the State forests of Victoria, and a more forward policy of rc-at forcstation, and more particu larly the planting of blackwood and other trees ior timber pur poses." He stated that the WarraguK district, once covered with timber, was now almost denuded, and no steps had as yet been taken to re new the supply. There was even difficulty in finding sheltor for stock. A policy of re-a(Toresta tion was required or Victoria would have to import blue gum timber, from California. Russia and other countries were re-planting. Tre.es could be planted along fcnccs and on the roads. Councillor M'Gnlliard seconded the motion, and said that tjifc .m portcd pine was not as valuable ;asthchiativc hard wood. The motion was caried.
THE BORDER RAILWAY. [Newspaper Article] — Rosedale Courier — 7 May 1914
TI-1E BORDER RAILWAY. Councillor Nixon moved . " That the Government be urged to extend the railway from Orbost, through East Gippsland, to the Border, so that its vast timber resources can be put to commercial use, settlement sti mulated, and trade facilities es tablished between the two States concerned, to their mutual ad vantage." He knew the country- through which the line would go very well. There were forests ot timber and the Government had used some of it lor the railways and public works. The presence ot the tim ber would reduce the cost &lt;jt the line. The State had a vast area ot valuable lorest country. There was the same timber over the bor der, and the New South Wales Government had taken large quan tities off a smaller area. The Go vernment should build the line for the sake of the timber. In the Murrengower forest, half a mil lion sterling worth ot timber had I been destroyed. The timber was the best crop some of the land would ever have, and there was a ma...
TOONGABBIE RACES THURSDAY, MAY 7 [Newspaper Article] — Rosedale Courier — 14 May 1914
TOONGABBIE RACES THURSDAY, MAY 7 Tlio above races were held on Thurs day last and were the best the club has held for years. In all, there were 93 entries, and tho acceptances were splendid. 12 horaes started in the Trial, C in tho Handicap, 0 in tho Pony, 7 in tho Bracelet, 13 in the Novelty Pony QDd 1 in the Flying Handicap. Tho club was favoured wuh beautifully line weather, con sequently tho attendance was large. The gate money amounted to ^80 10s. The veteran Becretary, Mr J. \V. Gales, was assisted by Mr W. Heywood. Results : | TRIAL STAKES J Of 15 sov2. About 5 furlongs. J. D. Campbell's Gilead, 8.G (Dow ney) 1 H. Roberts' Mercer, 8.10 (Phillip eon) ... ... ... 2 A. Swift's Swifty Joe, 8.6 (Suther-' land) ... ... ... S L.K.G, 10.5, Mercer 8.10, Slogan 8.6, Hastewoy 8.0, Royal Arm1? 7.10, Sojer 7.10, Debut 7.7, Swivel 7.7, i Landy 7 0 also ran. A splendid race. Time-lmin. 8sec. Betting-2 to 1 Swifty Joe, t to 1 Mercer, 5 to 1 Gilead, 10 to 1 the others. TOONGABBIE HANDrOAP Of ...
THE LATROBE RIVER SNAGGING PROPOSITION ENGINEERS' REPORT [Newspaper Article] — Rosedale Courier — 14 May 1914
THE LATROBE RIVER SNAGGING PROPOSITION ENGINEERS' REPORT The following is a copy of the report on the river snapging proposition, sup plied to the Department by Mr Gluth, one of the Department Engineers : Willi Mr l-'reeman, Inspector of Dredging, 1'orts and Harbors, I have inspected the I.atrobe River Irom the .unction of the main drain, Moe Swamp, to the junction of the 1 homson River, at Sale, a distance of 92 ,- miles. We had with us, as assistant, Mr Hermann, snagging master, who had the same trip in 1901, and welearned that the river is considerably dirtier than at that time. So bad was the river, that with the exception of a few good reaches, it was coDtinucus dragging and lifting of the boat over logs and snags, cutting a track through fallen timber, and iu other places removing stones to gently lower the boat over rapids. In many places large trees have also been felled into the stream in more or I less futile attempts to form footbridges. In ceneral, the river is much dirt...
THE Rosedale Courier. AND CARRAJUNG AND DENISON ADVOCATE PUBLISHED EVERY THURSDAY MORNING THURSDAY, MAY 14, 1914 LOCAL AND GENERAL [Newspaper Article] — Rosedale Courier — 14 May 1914
TIL'S L^OSCILALC &lt;£OTMCTJ* AND CARRAJUNG ANI> DENISON ADVOCATE PUBLISHED EVERY THDBBDAY MOBNINQ THURSDAY, MAY 14, 1914 LOCAL AND GENERAL Mr Tatterson, dentist, will visit Rosedale on Friday, May 22nd sd8 June 19tb, and may be consulted nt the Exchange Hotel from 9 a.m. to 4.80 p.m. Mr Farrin Webb of Traralgon has £145,000 to lend at 5 per cent in large or small amounts. Early application is necessary. Secure a loan i "I believe a man that can make a j success of beet growing must be akin to a Chinaman."- J. J. M'Garthy in the Maffra "Spectator." Maffra Sugar Beet Factory is to be kept goiog another year, provided 1000 acres of suitable land, of which three-quarters should be irrigable, was planted by approved growers. For not asking the Country Roads Board to take over that portion of the Port Albert 10 Sale road in the Alber ton Shire, one speaker at the Woodside Progress Association said the Alberton j council "bad given them a slap io the face." It was a sort of, ''...
CARRAJUNG [Newspaper Article] — Rosedale Courier — 14 May 1914
CARRAJUNG (From Our Own Correspondent) The annual ball giving by the bachelors of Carrajung took place here on Friday night, and it was well patronized, rasidents from the various little districts were present, and seemed Ligbly satisfied with the hospitali ty kindly extended by the local batchelors. Mr Hawkins (Buln Buln) supplied the music and Mr G. Wight 'performed the onerous duties of M.C. The weather during the past week Las been gloriously fiue, a ?ery good autumn gtoVrlh has taken place since the burning of this country a few months ago. Much good has been done in the destruction of rubbish throughout the district following up the clearing and cutting about of timber by the late fires. The Railway Standing Coramittje will be present at Gormandale during the week takiDg evidence re the ccn Etruction of a developemental line to that place. With such a iplendid gathering ground lying at the back of Gormandale it seems almost a certainty of this proposal catching the the Committ...
GOLF [Newspaper Article] — Rosedale Courier — 14 May 1914
GOLF Tho sixth annual meeting of the lloseJale Golf Club was held nfc the Mechanics' on Saturday, Slay 9. Thero was a good attendance, Mr J. S. Lester in the chair. Minutes of previous annua) meet ing were rond and confirmed. Tho balanco sheet for 1913 was read and adopted, showing a credit balance of 16/4. Tho following office bearers wero elected for 191t: President-Mr J. M. Walter. Vicc-prcsidonts.-Messrs T. A. Uirphclby, J. S. Lester and T. Kelly. Committee-Mrs Walter, Mrs M'Carthy, Miss Sherrin and Miss Widdis, Messrs P. Lester, J. Gilse nan, F. M'Carthy and Lewis. Secretary and Treasurer-Mr H. L. Keys. Subscription-The members' sub scription for the seasonjwas fixed at 51 for gents and 2/6 for ladies. Opening Day-It was decided that tho official opening be held on Wednesday, May 27. Bank .Account- Mr H. L. Keys (hon. secretary) was appointed to operato solely on the account in the Savings Bank.
IRRIGATION IN GIPPSLAND [Newspaper Article] — Rosedale Courier — 14 May 1914
IRRIGATION IN .GIPPSLAND The Water Commission is engaged in securing all possible information regarding the proposed scheme for ir rigation at Boisdale and Kilmany Park. Commissioner Dethridge has just returned from an inspection of possible sites on the Mecalister and Avon rivers, and generally of the country suitable for irrigation. Mr Dethridge stated that he is much impressed with the richness of the soil, particularly in the Newry district; and he i3 convinced that by the adoption of the methods of irrigation such as are practiaed at Bacchus Marsh, considerable benefit must be done to the district. At Bacchus Marsh, instead of relying merely on the water available in the streams, works have been constructed for impounding the winter floods, and to these is attached a system of dis tributory workB. The old system, Mr Dethridge points out, could be of little ?value owing to the lowness of the streams in the particular Gippsland dis trict during the hot months from January to Marc...
MANY A SLEEPLESS NIGHT [Newspaper Article] — Rosedale Courier — 14 May 1914
MANY A SLEEPLESS NIGHT "Nothing gave me more pleasure than to recommcnd Chamher'.ain's Cough Remedy to all my customers,1 says Mrs A. Morrison, Cr. of Carr and Fitzgerald-streets, Perth, W.A. *My children were subject to bad colds with difficult breathing and I had many a sleepless night with them till I tried Chamberlain's Cough Remedy. Now I would not be without a'bottle for any money If my children get a slight cold I give them a dose and no more." Sold by J. Williams Rosedale
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Rosedale Courier — 14 May 1914
THE LITTLE AMBER BOTTLE A Familiar Object in Thousands of Homes The Amber bottle in which Dr Horse's IndiaD Root Pills are packed is probably better known as a familiar object about tbe home than any other bottle of a like kind.. It is nut there as an ornament, but for practical every day use. In (lie best regulated families j the little ills of life will creep in. Some member of tbe family | circle may occasional- ! ly siifferfrom Bilious uess or Indigestion, and one or the other will from time to time exhibit tbe well known symptoms of Constipation, From these little troubles more serious com plaints arise and should, therefore, not be neglected. Tbe slight headache, bad breath, and discolored tongue, are the index to a disordered Etomacb, and the necessity of keeping a safe, sure anil reliable remedy iu tbe bouse is apparent. By following such a course the more expensive method of calling in a doctor may be avoided. Be your doctor, prescribe Dr Morse's ludian Root Pills, and alwa...
GORMANDALE [Newspaper Article] — Rosedale Courier — 14 May 1914
GORMANDALE From Our Own Correspondent. On Tuesday the Closer Settle ment Commission and party, In 3 motor-cars, interviewed the settlers on the Willow's Estate. As word of their visit came along in the morning, it did not give much time. Messrs D.Aubrey and H. King were the only two settlers represented, as the Messrs Lane were unable to attend. In reply to questions, Messrs Au brey and King expressed themselves as satisfied with their holdings, but stated that had they known the stringency of Clause '69 they would have hesitated taking up the land, good as it is. They asked for the repeal of the obnoxious clause. In the afternoon the settlers on Richmond Vale Estate, Carrajung, were interviewed, the party return ing Traralgon-ward in the evening. Friday promises to he a lively day here with the Railway Stand ing Committee, and the combined schools' picnic. Tuesdaj'nights' fall of 60 points of rain will do a deal of good.
ROSEDALE RABBIT DESTRUCTION LEAGUE. GENERAL MEETING [Newspaper Article] — Rosedale Courier — 14 May 1914
ROSEDALE RABBIT DESTRUC TION LEAGUE . GENERAL MEETING The meeting of the Rosedale Rab bit Destruction League and district landholders held in the Mechanics' Hall on Saturday evening last was largely attended. That farmers and graziers are taking a lively interest in the crusade against the rab bit is undoubted. They realise that the sooner they get to work in real earnest and while the pest is scarce the better if will be for their pockets. The meeting proved that enthusiasm has got the upper hand of apathy which augurs well (or future success. Mr I-I. Shiel, President of the Lea gue, occupied the chair. The minutes of the previous meeting as read were confirmed on the motion of Messes J. Widdis and W. Shiel. Quotations for poison were received from five wholesale fitms. On the motion of Messrs T. Um phsi by and J. Widdis it was decided to accept the lowest, if up to the standard. 41 bo'ties of strychnine were ordered by members of the league so that "bunny" should have a very dead ...
THE GUN £5 STARLING HANDICAP [Newspaper Article] — Rosedale Courier — 14 May 1914
THE GUN STARLING HANDICAP Tbe Rosedale Gun Club held a £5 Starling Handicap yesterday. Twenty nominations were received, and the birds were assisted by a str.,ng wind. The following divided: - T.Kelly, 21yds, £2, Skills. M.Farley, 21yds, £2, 8 kills. T. A. Umphelby, 24yds, £t, 7 kills. NOVICE TROPHY (At Starlings) Seven nominations were received. Conditions-5 birds, 21 yards. T. Kelly was tbe only starter equal to killing all his birds, and'secured a very popular win. SWEEPSTAKES 1st sweep (sparrows)-F. Berming ham. 2nd Sweep (Starlings) outright trophy-''Harkaway" and T. A. Umphelby, 3rd sweep (sparrows)-'Harka way" and H. Cumming. 4th sweep (sparrows) 20yds-T. A. Umphelby and,"Harkaway."
THE RIFLE [Newspaper Article] — Rosedale Courier — 14 May 1914
THE RIFLE The handicaps for Mr King's gold medal are as appended. Conditions : -10 shots each, 800 and 400 yardB. , L. J. Ridgway 6, J. AyreB G, M. ' Pendlebury 6, A. Kenyon G, I. Peodle bury 12, E. Wilson 12, P. Mooney 1*2, W. King 12, J. Pendlebury 12, J Fisher 12, F. M'Innes 13, A. Ridg. way 18, R. Rice 13, J. Kerr 14, R. Barker 14, H. Brown 14, P, Hobson 15, T. Kelly la, C. Ayresl6, A. Porch 1G, A. Darling 1G, E. Watts 17, J. Fawkes 17, W. Fawtes 17, W. Ingle 17, W. Watts 17, H. Ridgway 17, W. Holloway 17, W.Miller 17, E. Shiel 17, V. Wright 17, E. Bowman 17, A. Farlej 17, J. L'innoy 13, F. Onley 18, T. Duck 18, J. S. Lester 20, H. Schafer 20, A. Doolan 20, D. M'Donald 20, M. Farley 20, J. Buoston 20, A. Riatoull 20, J. Cox 21, J. Donaldson 22, T. Stewart 25, L. Cox 25, W. Feltham 25, E. J. Cos 25, G. Carlson 25, J. Cairns 25, JJ. Farrell 25, G. Farley 25, A. Murren 25.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Rosedale Courier — 14 May 1914
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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Rosedale Courier — 14 May 1914
: SHIRE OF ROSEDALE r s ; PRESIDENT- A. G. FUTCHER, 1.P. ;? i SECRETARY-JAS. STEEL LESTER, J.P. ENGINEER-H. L. KEYS COUNCILLORS .ROSEDALE RIDING-*Hon, E. j. CrooVc, M.L.C,, A. G. Futcher, J.P., and " - T. A. fUmphelby "1 - DBNISON RIDING-*G. M.Davis, John Widdis, J.P , and T. Kenevan Toongadbif. RIDING-*W. A. Lang, D, Morgan, J P., and W. Henderson, ].P. .Retires August, 1914 MEETINGS FOR 1914 May 18 June 15 July 21 August 17'' September 21 October 19 . 1 November 16 December 21 Give Your J ob Printing to tlx© " COURIER" OFFICE. Satisfaction Guaranteed ! fraotoid^ For Constipation, Biliousness, Bad. Breath, Headache, Indigestion. Delightful Family Medicine jDo you Subscribe to the local paper ? YOU CANNOT AFFORD TO-BE WITHOUT IT. Wholesale Only-PETERSON & CO. PTY. LTD., MEUIDL'RXE I When your children have croup, do not waste valuable time-in experimenting with untried remedies, no;matterjhow highly they may be recommended^but give ^Chamberlain's Cough Remedy as directed, an...