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MELTON SHIRE COUNCIL. [Newspaper Article] — Gisborne Gazette — 1 May 1914
MELTON SHIKE COUNCIL. The ordinary meeting of the above was held on Friday. Present: Crs. Greene (President), Bubeck, Minns, I Robinson, Brown, and Ivimiersly. Correspondence. From A. Shebler, secretary o£ the •Melton Cemetery Trustees, applying for the watering cart and boiler to destroy the grass in the walks.—Re solved. on .the motion of Crs. .Minns and Robinson,• the .Secretary write asking Mr. Hornbuckle to return the boilers. From the Department of Public Works, re plans of works iN'os. d and l>. which were satisfactory, and which were subject to the addition of a minimum wage clause.—Re reived. From the Postal Department, stat ing the matter of telephone facili ties at tho Mellon railway station would be duly considered.—■Re ceived. From D. McDonald, applying- for permission to put up a verandah in front of shop near Digger's Rest railway station.—Advised no objec tion. From T. W. Clark, re drain across footpath at the side of hotel, asking permission to open the drain to ...
The Gazette. PUBLISHED EVERY FRIDAY. WITH SUPPLEMENT. The Gisborne Gazette is an Advertising Medium of the Gisborne, Melton, Bulla, Romsey, & Bacchus Marsh Shire Councils FRIDAY, MAY 4, 1914. AMERICA AND THE PHILIPPINES. [Newspaper Article] — Gisborne Gazette — 1 May 1914
rUBUHJir.I) KVKKY icriday. W1 Til SUl'PLEMHNT. The (Jhborm Gazette i* an Adve.rlUmg Medium of the Gisborne, Mellon, Bulla, liomncy, &lt;k Bacchus Alarsh Shu t Council# FRIDAY, MAY ;1, 1014. AMEK1UA AJVJ> THE PHIL/II' FliNES. The reluctance ol the United States to interfere in the affairs of Mexico may be well understood when the experience of the great Republic oi' the West, with its foreign posses sions in otiier portions of the world, is considered. The war spirit, -\vliich resulted in the annexation o£ Cuba and the conquest of the Philippines, carried American statesmen off their feet, ;tud caused them to act con trary to the spirit of the Monroe Doc trine, which, after all, -was the only safe policy for the United States. According to this famous doctrine, no foreign Power is to be allowed to effect a landing on any part of the i American continent not already in I the possession of the European Powers. The converse of this would be that America should not sock foreig...
Giant Glaciers of Alaska. [Newspaper Article] — Gisborne Gazette — 1 May 1914
i 'inUiicagBBEMwagsagsa i -f^—€H«at' Glaciera of Alaska. ~ * The B0uthwesi.t6rn faae of St. Elias, it is safe to say, will never be climbed; it presents a rams pi bvoketi enow, beauti ful, yet forbidding, We estimated the summit to be about 7,000 feet above ub, making its total height 18,500 feet. It seemed to ub that the Ooast Survey giv. t ing; _it~J.9,500 feet was too liberal :ita* ' figures. • The day-was cloudless; the whola soene was 'one that baffles description. It surpassed in grvndeur though not in pioturesqueness the very best that the Alps can offer. Roughly speaking, the eye encountered for miles nothing but snow and ice. I had never before thor oughly realized the vastness of the Alaskan glaciers, though during the past fortnight we had spent many s weary hour in orossing immense mor aines. One of the glaciers we looked down upon was not lees than sixty milee long, while another attained a breadth of twsnty-five or thirty miles. From below1 had gained the impres sion t...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Gisborne Gazette — 1 May 1914
Woods' Great Peppermint. Curo, For (Jougbsand (Johis, uuvL-r f.ii s, !s lij GISBORNJ3 E1FLJW uLUU. 'THE FINAL SHOOT for the Aggregate nnd Spoon Competition will take place on SATUEDAY .NEXT, May 2nd. (JUG yards range ; 15 shots, 2 sight ers. LEWIS MoGllKUOK, Mom S. c. .JUBILEE HALL, MAUEDON. A CONVERSAZIONE will be bel&lt;l ou FKIL>Alr, MAY 8tb, 1914, at Eight p in. Proceeds in aid of the Macedon Methodist Trust Fund. Adults, If ; Children, 6d. . C. H. OAKLEY, Hon Src. Euchre Party & Dance The SECOND of & series of Euchre Parties and. Dances will be held in ST BRIGID'S SCHOOLROOM, — on — WEDNESDAY, MAY 6th, 1914. Lady's Price—Lady's Companion, pre sented by Mrs D. Dwyer. Gent's Prize—Brief Bag, presented by Miss Slattcry. Ladies-in-Charge: Mrs Bird and Miss Slattery. WEDNESDAY, JUNE 3rd WEDNESDAY, JULY 8th WEDNESDAY, AUGUST oth WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 2nd WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 30th j WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 28th | SUNBURY HORSE SALE MONDAY, 4th MAY T K. JENNINGS i ...
GISBOBNE RACES. [Newspaper Article] — Gisborne Gazette — 1 May 1914
GISBOBNE RACES The following are the entries received for the benefit meeting of th6 Gisberne Eacing Club, to be held on Friday next, 8th inst.:— llaiden Plate:—-Beribera, "William's Picture, Eamotti, Jaybrook, Lulu Eugene, Lady Main, Maiustitcli, Prince Galee, Ehcamp, Dollar, Steelbolt, Mars land, Silver Pin, Cronin (late Csesar) Portland Girl (late Lady Portland) Pony Eace, 14.2 a.n.—Marsland Land, Portland Girl, Silver Pin, Master Blarney (late Nelson), Problem, Fairy Feet, Eoyal Banner, Balvenie. Gisborne Cup :—Gold Braid, Eirulus, Lucky Bean, Quickbolt, Embersene, Puaka, Tao, Belfast, Secret, Dream Man, My Nance. Hack Eace.—Fairmona, Noir Croix, Hokitika, Starleen, Sven Hediu, Cronin, Boma Dream, Gracebolt, Dollar. Encamp, Mayella, Lady Main, William's Picturc, Briglia, Lady Trilock. Pony Eace, 14 a.u.—Myradale, Defoe, Eoyal Banner, Auraria, Bonnie, Bee, Little Step, Miss Kathleen, Guinea, Arrow, Eed Eose, Footplate, Destroyer, Don Olive, Footrest, Problem, Bush Girl, Bow Arrow...
FOOTBALL. [Newspaper Article] — Gisborne Gazette — 1 May 1914
FOOTBALL, A friendly match between Gisborne and Woodend will be played on the latter'a ground on Saturday (to-morrow). The team to represent Gisborne will be chosen from the following :—C. Ball, A. Parham, C. ■ Perkins, B. Sirnmie, J. Simmie, L- Hayes, A. Aird, A. Moulden, •J. Young, T. Griere, C. Ford, H. Slade, C. Johnson, T. W hite, H. Pretty, A. Pretty, Arinatrong, L. Pucci, G. Martin, C. Williams, C. Richardson, F, Lawry, R. Lawry, J. Carroll, McCashney, J. Fitzgerald, J. Hanley, T. Healey, F. Rosman. A general meeting of members of the club will be held on Wednesday next, at 8 p.m. All supporters of the club are asked to be present.
RIDDELL Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — Gisborne Gazette — 1 May 1914
RIDDELL I (From Our Own Correspondent.) Tuesday. The late rams have had a beneficial effcct, and were most opportune, for many local farmers had sown seed in an ticipation of it, consequently many cul tivation paddocks are now looking well. Still a further fall of rain is needed for continuous growth. One of the best indications of a promis ing season is the autumn production of mushrooms, but, so far, such is not forth coming. Only a few here and there appearing as yet. A euchre party was held on Saturday night last in aid of the local football club, and prizes were won by Master Tom rimith and Mrs W. Donnelly. It is expected that iiiddell will be able to put a good team into competition for the premiership of the newly-formed Gis Uorne District Association this season. The week-end holiday in connection with the Eight Hours Celebration, gave the opportunity for many to avail them selves of a run into the country from the city, and Iiiddell had a large number so inclined. Habbit sh...
"Why Don't Farmers Unite?" PREMMINARY MEETI G HELD [Newspaper Article] — Gisborne Gazette — 1 May 1914
'"Why Don't Farmers Unite?" i ~ PREMMINAKY MEhTI G MLLD As a reBult of correspondence which appeared in the Kyneton "Observer" I on the above subject, and in respect to J the proposal that the organisation bo on non-party lines, Or Adams, of Newham, who had accepted charge of preliminary arrangements, summoned a meeting of recognised Libera] and Labour nupporters with the object of discussing the possi bility of agreeing upon a workable basis, and if possible to draft a constitution, in order to be in a position to place some thing definite before public meetings, which it is proposed to hoid later. Mr Isaac Hart, along with other Laborite ! farmers from East Trentham, according]}' journeyed to "VVoodcnd on Saturday j evening (18th ult.), and entered into discussion with Or Adams and his Liberal associates, which resulted in a unanimous agreement being arrived at. On the motion of Mr W. Adams and Mr T. T. O'Brien, the meeting, which consisted of the chairman (Cr Adams), Messrs P. (x...
CLOSE SEASONS FOR GAME, &c. [Newspaper Article] — Gisborne Gazette — 1 May 1914
CLOSE SEASONS FOR GAME, &C. Revised by J. M. Seuimens;. Chief In spector or fisheries and Gams, on 2nd April, — C. «- THE WHOLE-YEAR. All Austialian fauna, with the excep tion in snakes, in the national parks and public gardens acanthizae or tits, ant-eaters, porcupine, or echidnas. Babblers, bears (see native boars), bes eaters, bitterns, bronze-winged and other wild pigaons, bustard or wild turkey. California!), quail, eaterpillar-catohers, chats (see eplitliianura's); coaoh-whip birds, cockatoos (black), cranes, all birds known as cranes, such as h?rorts, egrets, etc. (except the Native com C moil or Australian crane), cu'.koos, cuckoo-shrikes, curlews (see southern • stun.;-' plover. ctc.)"" Deer, doves, .lava turtle; doves-, wild. Echidnas or porcupine,' ant-eaters, egrets, see cranes, etc.; emus, ephthi auuras or cliats. ra..tans, ilv-catchers, frogmoufch cr ..ngus and mopofeeo. Ciau.aluL- i'aiiiilj, all members of Herons, see cranes. Ibis. Java turtle rlovs. Kangaroos...
TOOLERN VALE. Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — Gisborne Gazette — 1 May 1914
TOOLERN VALE. * CFrorn Our Own Correspondent.) Tuesday. The popularity of "Ladies' Day" of the Toolern Yale Gun Club continues to increase with each succeeding year. On Monday last there was a bigger crowd than over. Shooters from Melbourne, and metropolitan clubs were present in good numbers, also Melton, Werribee, Gisborne, with a contingent of 15 strong from J3acchus Marsh. 1060 birds (630 starlings and 430 sparrows) had been secured for the day. A fino total of 119 entries were received for the main ©rent. The day was fine, with a strong north wind blowing, this materially assisted the birds in eluding the marksmen. By the end of 9 rounds this formidable list was reduced to P nominations. Shooting on, "Bogo" and "Yarrayille" missed the 10th, ".Tim" the 12th, "Hydraulic" on 14th (3rd prize, gold bangle), "Stero" on 18th (2nd prize, necklet), while the 1st prize (gold wristlet watch) fell to "Hay don," with a fine score of 18, with 2 second-barrell kills. Sweeps :—No 1 (sparrows),...
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 — 1 May 1914
'oSTAL RATES AND REGULATIONS [Where the tern "The (Jonimon "sa.1 t'.h'' is used in connection with these rateg and regulations it includes Papua. Lord Howe Island, and Norfolk Island, j LETTERS. For every J ounce or fraction thereof. For delivery within the Common wealth .... 0 1 For delivery in t&e British Em pire 0 1 For delivery iu the Now Hebrides, Banks, and Torres leianda .. 0 8 For deliverv in otJwtf placea .... 0 2J LETTER CARDS. For delivery within the Commonwealth ■ Single, Id. each; reply, Id. each hall, •'or delivery iu tih-o British Empire (set list of places uirdor "letters ')—Sin gle. id. each. ■.•'or delivery in New Hebrides, Banks, and Torres Islands—Single, Ski. eaoh. H"or delivery in other place#— Single, 2jd. eaoh. POST CARDS. Single Postcards impressed with tiw Id. stamp, and Reply or double card*, each half of wixioh has the Id. atamp impressed tier-eon, may be trail omit ted to places within the Commonwealth, and to ihoso places, eu-uinerat-ed under '"...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Gisborne Gazette — 1 May 1914
% The Unfailing Remedy for Influenza, Oatarrb, ' Bronchitis, and Weak Chest. Incases of Influenra, it quickly tellevas the— catarrh, reducM the fover.'ind speedily ral lies thn patient. It Is atao a grand Tonic in case* of Debility, accornpanisd bvw?akr.esa of the: chest. If yoti are suffering from a persistent Cold, Influenra. Bronchitis, cr anv chest weakness, procure a brittle at once. l;6 and 2/6, at all St-wes and Cheml«t» gJLi1ljmiCd.lflJ.BUI. I
MINIMUM WEIGHT OF FISH. [Newspaper Article] — Gisborne Gazette — 1 May 1914
MINIMUM WEIGHT OF FISH. Barracoutta • .. 4 os Blnckfish (exwpt blaekfish . taken from .streams flowing northward from the Great Dividing Bang*?) 4 os Bream 5 ,, Bream, silver .. 5 ,, Butter fish 4 ,, Cat fish • 4 „ Crayfish—length 9 m Flathead 4 oa Flounder .. .. 6 ,, Garfish • ^ " Grayling or Y.irra Herring. 2 ,x Line 5 ,, Luderick .. ... 6 ,a Mackerel 5 ,, Mullett 3 Murray Cod ljlo Murray Perch ... 8 os Perch . • .. • • .. • • • &lt; • • 5 Perch, English 4 Pike 3 lied Mullett 4 Rock Cod . • .. 4 "Bough or Boughy 2 Salmon-Trout' .. . - , . .. 2 Salmon, California 8 Salmon. English .. .. 8 Sand Mullet or Poddisa ,. 0 Schnapper ,. ,. .. 12 Silrer Fish or Silfer Perch 4 Skipjack ., ., .. ,. .. ., 4 Shook 4 Sole 6 Stranger ., 2 Ttavale ......... 6 Trout of all kind, not indi genous to Victoria .. .. 8 Trumpeter .. . S Whiting .. .. .. ,, 4 Whiting, Sand 3* ,, Yellow Tai\ . • .. ». .. Slbs
A GUARDED REPLY. [Newspaper Article] — Gisborne Gazette — 8 May 1914
A GUARDED REPLY. It has frequently been noted that the New Englander is very cautious in his language, and that he rarely gives a direct answer to a question. A gentleman said to a friend whose family were not noted for very active habits—, : "Was not your father's death very suddfcn ?" : Slowly drawing one hand from his pocket and pulling down his beard, the interrogated cautiously, replied— "Waal, rather sudden for him."
A MINERAL SUBSTITUTE FOR INDIA-RUBBER. [Newspaper Article] — Gisborne Gazette — 8 May 1914
& MINERAL SUBSTITUTE FOB INDIA-RUBBER. Etotj day now new are found fo» India 'libber, the supply of which is gradual^ approaching exhaustion owing the f«ci that car# ha# not bean taken to planl frexli trees to tike the plaoa of those whicb have been used up. Under these oirouiunf,ance he disoovory of a really good substitute for tor successor to, iodia-rubbsr is o( consider able importanoe. It appears that when tar Is purified bj means ot sulphuric add then is a sediment or residuum wbiah looks like a piene c': black asphalteand has the *ltsticitj of indii rubber. By heating this paBty mass to * eertain temperature, it r rendered colid ; ii is then very muoh like ebonite. B.v sonking tt in naphtha y?« obtain an excellant i: filia ting material; and whan dissolved it make* a splendid varnish. —Bilbao El Noticiero Bilbaino.
TRAVELLING BY PNEUMATIC TUBE. [Newspaper Article] — Gisborne Gazette — 8 May 1914
TRAVELLING BY PNEUMATIC TUBE. A company has been formed at Hamburg (or the purpose of putting into practice working an idea for the conveyance of osp sangers by pneumatic tubes, in the tray as letters and telegrams are forwarder, in several countries. It in in tended to oommenoeby oonstiuritng a line, or tube, between Hamburg and buc hen, a distance of 15 miles, and the journey trill be performed in less than eleven mini; tea, or an average speed of between 85 arid 90 miles an hour. This rate wi'l be conaid orably increased an time goea on and thin^i got into working order. The p&asengerB, three in number, will take their seats in a cylinder about 42 inches [ in diameter and 6£ f«et long, which will lie lighted electrically by a small incande80«iit lamp, and will bo properly supplied with fresh air stored in a speoial reservoir. The iron tubes are being constructed by a special prooeas; and the maximum speed mil be reaohod in three seconds. In spit* of the great speed, the m...