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Crash-Smash Sales. TRADERS' OPPOSE THEM. [Newspaper Article] — Bunyip Free Press and Berwick Shire Guardian — 2 April 1914
Crash-Smash Sales. TiUDEKS' OPPOSE THEM. Ou the occasion of tho rocent visit of tlio Premier (Mr. Watt), to War rugul, lie was waitod upou by u, doputatiou from thoWarragul Traders' Association. Tho object of tho dopu tatiou, as oxplaiued by tho President (Mr. J. Flotl), wus to bring uudor tho uotice of the Promior, tho fact that thcro wore peoplo going about the country Belling goods of very inferior quality, by very questionable methods. As an instance tho sot of harness displayed on tho Council table would show Mr. Watt tho kind of goods disposed of. Tho Prosideut alleged, that tho usual practice adopted was for tho parties to hold a prelimi nary auctiou sale for one day wltou they certainly sold some thiugs as bargains. Thou they would annouuuo that 110 more would bo sold 'that day, but ou tho next " fair day " a little later ou, many more bargains would be offered. When the day arrived and the people collected, the auctioneer would put up a lot, such as' a pair of curtains, and...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Bunyip Free Press and Berwick Shire Guardian — 2 April 1914
AUCTIONS. Skews, Hunter AND CO. STOCK, FA KM, LAND k FINANCIAL ,■ ^ AGENTS, : ; AUCTION SALES AT \VARUAGUL,;; Every Thursday of Cattle Sliecp-aridPigs. AVAUUAGUL. v livery Second Thursday, Fat Pigs (Beat Buyers Attend). WAKKAGUL", Horse Sale, Quarterly. BUNYIP, Monthly— Cattle, Sheep, and . Pigs. Every KOUKTH SATURDAY, at Sir. Stacey'a Sale Yards. ACCOUNT" SALES AND PROCEEDS ON ' DAY OF SALE. CLEARING SALES CONDUCTED LOANS NEGOTIATED & VALUATIONS MADE. Agents fur the Scottish Union and National Fire Insurance Coy. . B UN YI P MONTHLY SALE. SATURDAY, APRIL 25, 1914. SKEWS, HUNTER & CO 'AUCTIONEERS, Will hold a, Special Cattle Sale ■ AT 1111, STACEY'S YARDS, as'abovo, and thoy will yard CATTLE. . SHEEP. • . IIORSES. FURTHER ENTRIES INVITED. Good Outside Buyers will Attend. CLEARING SALE. BUNY1P, Neiir I'ouml, .'i miles from Huilway Statiou. Wednesday, April 15, At l o'Ulock Sharp. SKEWS, HUNTER & GO HAVE been favoured with instructions from Jill. E. C. GOODWIN,...
Madame Lena Conly. BUNYIP—ISTEXT SATURDAY. [Newspaper Article] — Bunyip Free Press and Berwick Shire Guardian — 2 April 1914
Madame Lena Conly. BUNYIP—ISTEXT SATURDAY. The long-promised visit to Buuyip of Madame Lena Couly will see reality at tlic Bunyip mechanics' on Saturday next, -itb inst., when tlie famous soprano will with her full company of six artists give the greatest treat local residents have ever had tho opportunity of listening to. Roports from every town visited unanimously declare Madauie a won derful singer, with a truly marvellous vocal organ, aud with the powerful company assisting it is littlo wonder that the halls are crowded with enthusiastic patrons. Iu addition to the great " star" artisto there arc Miss Rosa Walton (songs at the piano), Mr. Walter Jennings (the delightfully sweet tenor), Mr. l'ercival Wiltnot (the most popular Lasso), and the beautiful and harmonious " Couly Quartette " in unaccompanied old English, Irish and Scotch songs. The humour is entrusted "to tho groat Will Elder, irreproachable iu his c.lafit', aud Mr. Syd. Stewart, the Hebrew aud Dame impersonator and co...
Sports at Pakenham. [Newspaper Article] — Bunyip Free Press and Berwick Shire Guardian — 2 April 1914
Sports at Pakenham. A good dcnl of interest was taken ia the sports held at Pakcnham ou Saturday last 111 connection with the anuual show of the Pakenham Fruit and Horticultural Society, and the results were :— " One Mile Bieyclc Haee : U. Fitzgerald 135 yards 1, J. J. Fitzgerald 65 yards 12. Two Mile Bicycle Bace : T. George 320 yards 1, D. Fitrgcrald 270 yards 2. Sheffield Handicap, 130 yards : W. Stone 10 yards 1. J. Carlson 13 yards 2. Driving Competition : J. R, Henry 1. Vaulting witt^Pole y W.: Stone 1.
For the Men on the Land. [Newspaper Article] — Bunyip Free Press and Berwick Shire Guardian — 2 April 1914
For the Men on the Land. • Chaffcuttiug is now iu full swing ou tho Buuyip Swamp. The returns aro good, and tho sauiplo of chaff is fully up to the average aud free from rust. learners aud others arc uotilied that a truck for pigs and calves, consigued to tho Yictoriuu Producers' Co-opera tive Couipauy, will bo loaded at the Garlield station ou Tuesday, April 7th, aud will pick up at Tynong. Tho fruit crops iu Buuyip district havo boon anything but satisfactory this soasou. Besides beiug oxtremoly light, much of the fruit was damaged by hailstorms. Tho quantity exported has been much smaller than previous years. A dish of brun in the poultry house during the winter is a good thing. The heus can then have something to eat early in the moruiug beforo the proprietor gets out.of his warm, cosy bod. They won't oat more bran than is good for them. . We are iudebtod tu Mr. I'\ H. Weathorhead for a', copy &lt;•!' ihe California " Cultivator" of lre!>ni:iry 12th. From it wo clip t...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Bunyip Free Press and Berwick Shire Guardian — 2 April 1914
Smith Street, Warragul, (Oppposite Post Office). (llEGIBTBEBD) Dental Surgeon W***' »•« kJmJmJmJwJmJ* »JmJ« " "Warragul, February 1, 1914. Dear Sir or Madam,— ' . *• Good teeth are vitally essential to good health and have an important influence on your appearance. Therefore, it is essential that tho Filling, Crowning and Bridging of your teeth, or the substitution of artificial-for natural ones, should be carried out by a Dentist who is duly qualified by experience and assisted by the most modern appliances. 1 have acquired the Latest American Mothods by practical experience, and graduation at the N.W. Dental College and Haskell Crown and Bridge Work College, Chicago. I have long ago passed the experi mental stage, and guarantee my work for perfect lit, comfort aud per manancy. . Having applied. Eloofcrioity and .the Newest Mechanical Appliances in my Surgery, whioh is oasily the most elaborate in the diatricfc and one of tho best equipped in the State, I offer advantages whioh are...
DROUIN. [Newspaper Article] — Bunyip Free Press and Berwick Shire Guardian — 9 April 1914
DROUIN. The booths for the Drouin pony races on Easter Monday have been secured by Mrs. Stafford, of Buln Buln. The local newspapers have lately been going great guns, minus ' news.' They now appear to locally attend to tho advertisements and a fow district paragraphs only, and then wait until the uowb (in typo) comes along by train from Buuyip and Warragul, after being printed in the nowspapci'B thero a weok or two previously. No wonder Drouin is progressing — backwards !
TYNONG. [Newspaper Article] — Bunyip Free Press and Berwick Shire Guardian — 9 April 1914
TYNONG. The Tynong station has during the past few weeks presented a scene of unusual animation. Long lines of teams have been delivering potatoes and other farm produce daily. Beside the usual loading &lt;|tii > c a quantity of sawn timber is now transit. Though the hailstorms early in these 5^1 damaged a quantity of young fruit,'yiei.N from the local orchards have on the whole been satisfactory. Prices were well main •taiued so far. Though picking is not yet finished, the laic apples an' promising well. Fail' yields are expected, and given a continuance of ruling prices a prosperous season will have been concluded. I'erhaps the most gratifying feature about the district is the number of new plantations that are.being laid down. However, plenty of splendid land for fruit-growing and I orcharding generally, poultry farming, etc., ( is yet available, and it may not be many I years before Tyttrftig snd district will rank ; among the leadiug.fruit-growing ccntrcs in the Comm...
YANNATHAN. [Newspaper Article] — Bunyip Free Press and Berwick Shire Guardian — 9 April 1914
YANNATHAN. I A couplo of weeks a^o a man giving the uauio of Georgo Stanford was arrested by Constable Cole, and some days ago was brought beforo the Lang Lang police court 011 a charge of having forged and uttered two cheques for L5/10/- and L7/10/- respectively, on H. N Bolton, of Yannathan. Tho cane for the Grown way conducted by Inspector Costello, who agreed to it being altered to one of imposition, bo that tho court could deal with the accused. Evidence was given to the efi'oct that Stanford cauhed one chequo1 at Browning's drapery establishment at Lang Lang, and tho other at the Palace Hotel, ill-the same town The accuBed ploaded guilty, and on the first charge was fined L3, or 14 days, and on tho second L"2, or 1-4 days. Ho promisen to pay back tho money ho received from the cheques. Tho fines wore paid.
DISTRICT DOINGS. Kooweerup. [Newspaper Article] — Bunyip Free Press and Berwick Shire Guardian — 9 April 1914
district doings. Kooweerup. Recently a farm laborer named Riloy, but better known throughout tbo district by tho namo of ' Yankco,' was found duad near the iulet at Tooradiu. hioou tho Oranbourno polico were iulormed, and a post mortem was held by Dt Taylor. Mr D. Craig, J.P., hold an inquiry into tliu cause o£ death, aud found that deceased had bcou accidentally smothered in his sleep. Tho remains were interred iu the Oranbourno cemetery. About a fortnight ago a man whose name was unknown at first, blew the top of his head off witb a gun near Phillips's Drain, Kooweorup. After wards it was discovered that his namo was James Littlo, and at the iuquent held at tho Palaco Hotol, Lang Lang, Mr Cohen, P.M., returned a verdict that deceased died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. It appears deceased got tho loan of u 110 calibre guu from. a farmer uauied Johnston, with tho intention of shooting rabbits, but instead of doing so ho fastened a strap round the ti'iifjjoiyirud ■ thon round ...
The Eight Hours' Art Union. [Newspaper Article] — Bunyip Free Press and Berwick Shire Guardian — 9 April 1914
The Eight Hours' Art Union. The Eiylit IIouis' Committee announces elsewhere in (his issue its oSth antiuul art union, in which 100 prizes of a total vhIuc of £1000 will be distributed. The first, is valued at £500, second a't £100 and third at £50. The .support, accorded t.he i undertaking last year was .so generous that the committee were enabled to donate a very substantial sum tu the hospitals and public charities, to which the proceeds aie devoted. It will be the fifty-eighth celebration of the establishment of the system which unjoins " Eight hours' labor, eight hours' recreation, and eight hours' rest." The committee has already made complete arrangements in con nection with the fete, -which will be held at I he Exhibition Buildings. Melbourne, on Monday, '27th April. A splendid programme of sports ni'ul amusements has been arranged for Eight Hours' Day, which has been declared a public and bank hc.liday throughout the >5lull*. Numerous special attractions will be provided...
Girls' Own Club. [Newspaper Article] — Bunyip Free Press and Berwick Shire Guardian — 9 April 1914
Girls' Own Club« 1'ho members of the Buuyip Girls Own Club held their usual moulhly social in the Mechanics' Hall, on Tuesday evening last. Dancing was indulged in to music supplied by Ur. Harold Gee, whilst Sir. John 1'allon filled the position of master of. ceremonies with satisfaction to all. In the intervals between the dances the following ileum were rendered Duct, " Whispering Hope, Miss Lilli* Miles and llisa Lillie Strceter ; song, "London Town," Mr. Ilaiold Gee ; duel, "Life's Dream is O'er," Miss fcrcda Wilaou and MiBS Ruby Truett; recmitio", The Widow," Mr. Fern. Grummisch. Ine Uub intend holding a concert in aid of tnc war ragul Hospital in the near future.
Farewell Social to Mr. F. F. Pearson. A LARGE GATHERING, [Newspaper Article] — Bunyip Free Press and Berwick Shire Guardian — 9 April 1914
Farewell Social to Mr. F. F. Pearson. A LARGE GATHERING, One of. the largest gatherings ever held in Bunyip assembled on Friday night last at the Mechanics' Hall, to bid farewell to Mr. F. F. Pearson, prior to his departure for Melbourne. The building was packed by many old district residents, and several of them travelled long distances to do honor to the guest of the evening. The chair was ocoupied by Mr. H. Kodger, chairman of the committee appointed to qarry out the social. The function took the form of a musical evening, interspersed with dancing', cards, etc, and after the chairman announced the opening of the proceedings those present soon began to enjoy them Kelvos. A little lad named William Brewer, aged 8 years, opened the musical part of the programme -by giving a comic song entitled " Rag-time," and he was loudly applauded. He gave an encore which-was also well reoeived. Misses Lillie Streeter, May Gibb and Freda Wilson _next obliged with a trio en titled "In Normandy," ...
Stray Notes, [Newspaper Article] — Bunyip Free Press and Berwick Shire Guardian — 9 April 1914
Stray Notes, . Samuel Trembatb, a miner, was killed instantly by a fall of earth at (ho Block 14 mine, Broken Hill, ou Monday evening. The Old Love—At lev trying nearly every other bfaud, I am convinced thai Coouey's. Tea is the best. An immigrant omploycd by a farmer named Johnston al Kongwak hauged himself ou Sunday. His name could not be ascertained. The Hibernian Society at Colac has a niovonient ou foot to erect a Catholic club-room. The idea is to have a building with a hall, library and billiard-room. A sheep bought aud killed by a butcher at Murcbisou bad its teeth thickly encrusted with gold, and effoits arc now being made to loculo the country ou which tho flock grazed. C. Pearson, of Bunyip, has put iu au excellent stock of meu'B suits, caps, shirts, collars, etc., and is selling same at low prices.—(Advt.) Brief commentary 011 tho immigra tion sebemo (from Colac):—A man who stated that ho was an immigrant, and that he arrived from England 12 mouths ago, with £300, was ex...
Caught in Cog Wheel. [Newspaper Article] — Bunyip Free Press and Berwick Shire Guardian — 9 April 1914
Caught in Cog Wheel. ' Oil Monday tlic cight-ycar-uld sou o£ a Moo farmer named Ferrari, with a boy and girl named. Knight, aged 8 and 10 years respectively, were playing with an old horse chsflcuttcr, when Ferrari got hia foot caught in a cog wheel and was badly injured. His two companions rendered the injured, boy what aid they could, and earned Uim about two miles in the direction of his home. Mr. N. Knight tlien drove him to a private hospital, and ho was attended by Dr. Slarsden, of Trafalgar. The foot may have to be amputated.
FOOTBALL NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Bunyip Free Press and Berwick Shire Guardian — 9 April 1914
FOOTBALL NOTE8. There was a good attendance at the j annual meeting of the lona Football Club at •he lona Hotel on Saturday night, Mr. T. Cryan, who occupied the chair, was elected president, and Mr. J. Barker was rc-elcctcd hon. secretary._ The secretary presontcd a balance-sheet Bhowing that the club has a credit balance of £5. The proepgotg for the coming .leasou-appear to:b« brigut.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Bunyip Free Press and Berwick Shire Guardian — 9 April 1914
ion a Store — AND — LARGE Assorted ST O C K We'.'Deliver in auy Quantity of tbe above at -Lowest Rales. A Trial will Convince You. Ioua and Buuyip—-Daily. Garlield aud T-ynoug—_ Tuesdays, Thursdays and j - Saturdays. : Yaunatliau— . :* \ Mondays, Thursdays. Murray's Road— -Tuesdays, Fridays. CELEBRATED. I O X A I ' TeK Is. 3d. This is OOONEY'S. If we PleiiRB YOU &lt;ell others ION A TEA. . If we Don't Tell US—Iona Tea. - BR E A D RE A D or (he Best Quality. ^ Week in, week out—t Always I lie same-y-Tlie Best. -Tlie FAVOR'. Of your Recuinmondatioa & palronago respetstiully aoliuitwL Note the advantages of J)eaJLaag- at; Oboueys;:— Now. that the Farmere' busy tfrnt' is coming, it wi'l pay you to deal with us, aud have youi'.(JOODS deJiveretB. at your door. Htmuuiljei', TIME IS MONEY at this seasou of the yeaiv and you "will SAVE BOTH at th» ION A STOKE & UAKftRY. if""* ' * F LETT B ROS. Post Office Store, Bunyip, HAVING Enlarged our Premises we are now Carryiug...