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MAFFRA SHIRE COUNCIL. WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 4. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 6 February 1914
MAFFRA 8HIRE COUNCIL, l,- \\ EDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 4. Prv?senlt---'lhe Pl, ?reidellt (Cr. Allar ILOc), alld Cr. ? tills, LilltuIio, Osborn, ."' Dollnld. liuIStmiun, and Noble. Apologlus \cre received from1 Cru. he!ly alid I lynn. C;orrespondence. lFrun the 'I'ninu Counllcll, atlking a delegate, to be tpl)lointetl to rtpreucnt tih cuUlicil on a deputationll relative to tohe aOlition of loading of land. 'it le cunIIci sulpported thu deputation, iut cotou ll not alppollt a delegate, its tih nelput ttiou was to be held to- day. L' rIi te irtIstues J.xors. Age.ncy I., Statuin' that lrow aio\llt. 3, see t.ll ', Inritil i tl.tMu'n, had. wonul sold to .\Irs. .\1iy "tbli, of .\ialtra.--Ie cered. I rl1 t|t, Ainiltra Stigat .icLttrY, tiaskilng iur hie electric iielit to be iii StlileC tie" WVliout Utay.-Attetlli ti to. Frontm \i . A.. Colill ., iie vlield, aup pi) 1In " tit ltnu astilln o ca.tlaktler ut tIe taeyltuti h?s'rl V..-iuetul'rrtd to ru Itl'\ LtU Conl lllitt l f. Sllllb t1t1 Otl Ii[tb t....
BON VOYAGE TO MR. AND MRS. J. MILLS. VALUABLE GIFTS TO THE HOSPITAL. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 6 February 1914
BON VOYAGE TO MR. AND MRS. J. MILLS. \'VA1. ABLE GIIFTS TU TIll"I 1IUSIITAL. i iihe lrge anld represenlltative gather illg \\iliich assemllbled lIast \Vednllesdlay alterlluoon at tlhe GilppSland lospital, to lid bon voyage to Mr. and Mlrs. Mills, prior ti their departure for a tin'p to N\ew Zealand, \\as a strilking i'e?rt llnoy of the esteemi and popu larity of thie dleparting guests. i'ine Pire'ident, .ir. J. Hii. Cartledge, ill tltOlcd ii is 11,l5 lrsLL'.15 by s?ttlllg that |tle galheriing there that atteriiUOi il' for the lilitill'ure of hollnoring Air. and Mrs. \lIlls. prlior to their leanvig h10r New Z?aland. Both Mrll. anlld Airs. Mills haId b·etn life goverllnors of tilhe hospital since 1i Iii amid silica theni their charity had knolltWi no bounds. 'they tvere the lirst to collie forward with a lalndsomiie donlatioli for thie Ine\w children's \y ard. (This new ward, ow ing to exigencies existing, had to be convterL'ted mIo a women S sUl'rgicalI ward; \whilst the ward which h...
CLOSER SETTLEMENT. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 6 February 1914
CLOSER SETTLEMENT. T['l" r p'iO t of tl' sul-itmln littee plqiinitid by the ir'st Watt Ministry t i gve: .lg te Iluttiit 5 inl o'llll CtioII 'ith cl.s. r stt lmiit was laid on the tailte thi L.egistattve Assemnhly on T~.lday slv the P'reni'i. 'I'mht0 board ~lonisist,0d f Messers T. Liv\ingston (Chuilimll fl ), J. Thomnsoii ;tad J. I1. M)\V1a1 (scicrietar), T'h, fl, 'i tg conessions, with re ieitntllal t tiolis attached to eachi. were ;talong thlos sublmluittld:- 'Ila !.n h - iS iiquistioiablthy a .hlauste of s.·lillls dissatisf etion, anld ill solle casrs is ill~e'ri llini g settlemelnt. L2. That \at d.shiie to impress on1 thie Cabinet. u at an1 e'arly date, the nmost careful consideration sheould I-e giv-en to the matter. In 15l12 the set-tlers on thie Kilmany ta-ik Estate \rne forced into specially pit, ughig and pitling certaitin area ,f i their tholding./ in heel. The result \i.n ;il a hatsohlte failure, ;nlld. (.omlllar -d with tht:i" elsoilr.et ii crippling loss. Tlhe_ settler...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 6 February 1914
BUCHANAN'S "BLACK & WHITE" WHISKY A High-class Comfort. SHIPPING, SATLE STEAMBOAT CO, LTD NOTICE. On and after this date, TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 2, the Company's Steamners, Omeo and Dargo, will leave Sale and Cuninghame DAILY (Sun days excepted), Cuninghame 8 a.m., Sale 1.45 p.m. FAEES.--Return, 12/; Single, 8/. Stoeamers call at, the Latrobe, Hol (ad's, Paynesrille, Metung, andl New Works JAS. E. PATERSON, Secretary. Sale, 1/9/13. Office, Foster-street *aPPSLAND STEAMERS PTY. LTD. Regiua Steamship Service Between MIELBOURNE and all GIPPSLAND PORTS. S.S. QUEENSCLIFFE leaves Melbourne every- Saturday for THE LAKES DIRECT, Carrrying Cargo for Sale, Maifra, Stratford, Metung, Paynesville, and the Surrounding Districts. Lowest Rates of Freight. Head Office--466 Collirns-arreet, Mel bourne. Sale Office-Fo er Street. E. H. WVALTER, Branch Manager. NUD 1 NORDDEUTSCHER LLOYD S.D, ,IMPERIAL GERMAN MAIL DIRECT STEAMERS to ENGLAND and the CONTINENT, calling at Ade laide, Fremantle, Colombo...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 6 February 1914
AUCTIONS. THEO. B. LITTLE & CO. Auctioneers and Valuators, Stock and Station Agonts, SALE, TRARALGON, and at 457 BOURKE ST., MELBOURNE. Maffra, Heyfleld, Mlorwell, Stratford, Longford, Yinnar, Brlagolong, lMirboo North Boolara. Agents fO~r ABstralian Mutual Provident Co. Liverpool, London and Globe Insur ance Co. P. and O. Shipping Co. :-Wllwralth, M'Eacharn and Cd. Curator of Intestate Estates. SGoldabrough, Mort and Co. National Trustees and Executors Co. Quibell's Sheep Dip. LOANS NEGOTIATED. Associated with O'Connor, Little and Field, Yarram. SALE BOROUGHI YARDS. SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 7. THEO. B. LITTLE & CO. will sell at the Borough Yards on above date 10 Fat Cows 5 Springers 50 Mixed Store Cattle HEYFIELD. WEDNESDAY, FEBBUARY 11. THEO. B LITTLE & CO. will sell on above date about 100 Head Prime Cattle 150 Fat Sheep SALE HORSE SALE. - TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 17. THEO. B. LITTLE & CO., in con junction with CAMFPBELL & SONS, will sell as above, in C...
MELBOURNE STOCK MARKETS. FAT SHEEP. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 6 February 1914
MELBOURNE STOCK MARKETS. IFAT SHEEP. 34,500 yarded. Quotations.-Prime crossbred wethers, 1S/6 to 20,'/: extra do. do., 21/ to 24/; good do. do., 16/6 .to 1/S; seconds, from 15/: prime crossbred ewes, 15./ to 16/6; extra do. do., 18/ to 21/9; good do. do., 13/ to 14/6; others, from 10/'; prime merino wethers, 16/ to 17;6: extra, 1S/ to 20/3; good do. do.. 14/' to 1l ; second do. do., from 11/. with omerino owes 6/6 to 17/. FAT LAM1ll3. 30,000 were penlnod. Tlhe dlniiild was inactive, and prices ruled fully Gd per head under last week's rates. Prime sold tat 1..' I,'' 15 6; extra, 1;/ to IS!; few es mall lots. to. 21': 'ond. 11/9 to 13/: otlhers. .'> to 11 . FAT ,ATTLl. y.!0 artld. P'rimir pens of bhul locks. ' i10. '1 to £12; extrat do. do., O1 10 to £13, 2'6: odd beasts, to £13 12 : .,.l ")oets of Ibuloil.ks. £S. 15/ to £1'". ,* ,,i h:gh'i at d hian.iy weighta. .! 10 t, £1 10 ; second d,. do., £6 1t. to £7 5 . itltrior, ft'romi £5. 10'- ; best lp. - ,f ')\\s. £7 to *'5 11, : odd ...
ROWING. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 6 February 1914
ROWING. The Sale Rowing Club run an ex cursioni to Bairnsdale next Thurs day. Bairnsdale v. Sale, Yesterday afternoon, on the Canal Reserve, a large number of spectators assembled, and witnessed some v-ery good racing between Balrnsdale and Sale crews, the Sale crew showing improved form. The contest resulted in a draw, as both sides scored two wins. The s.s. Gippaland had brought a full load of passengers, consisting of rowers and others, from Balrnsdale and Paynesville. The Sale Brass Band, augmented by Maffra players. enlivened the proceedings, while after noon-tea provided by the ladies was very acceptable. The takings amount ed to £12, and the various ttficials are to be complimented on the success of the day. The following are the re -sults:- Sale-J. Cartledge (~troke). T. Proctor (3), R. Dowd (2), H. Roberts (bow), v. Balrnsdale-C. Cooper (stroKe), T. Hart (3), W. Twitchett (2), C. Jeffreys (bow). Sale won by one length. Sale-E. Baum (stroke), H. Bock (3), P. Wain (2), J. Mat...
SPORTING NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 6 February 1914
SPORTING NOTES. -4--9 -- bale Turf i'lub entries close on Sat urday, anllld Oiln no accounllt will elltl'lries be accepted \wlllch come to hland late. The''lly lmay be malde with Conllldino a Melourlle agellcy, which, however, is only opell for a few huurs onl ~Satur day morning, or with tile secretary of thile race club at -airnsdale. T'hlle fee is 10/ in each case, and mnust be paid with entry. ' i'ne ainnoal meeting of the [Sairns dale Racing Club was held at Nor ton's Club Hotel onl Saturday after noon last. The President. Mir. N. G. Lawraslce, presided, 't'he relport and balance-sheet were presented and ad opted. '.'ll: lnances tlad beell cilrcumlll scrlibed, but a good many important imnprovements had been eltectel. T'he tollownmg otice-bearers were elected tor the forthcoming year:-President, Mr. N. G. Lawrance (re-elected); \elce-president, Mr. A. ~. Morrison; hon. treasurer, Mr. MI. Counihan; sec retary, Mr. H. ,'rench; auditor, Mr. J.. iK. Smith; committee, Mlessrs 1'. Htc...
COMPULSORY SHEEP DIPPING. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 6 February 1914
COMPULSORY SHEEP DIPPING. Th .istr,' ,upoctor of stoclk de i(s u.s. to not:fy that. under the Coot , lson' mh,,:.p 0ipjiitt Act. it Is nrn = ura;le?r ,,. ,,vn rs ,t tk > tIn o furnish SI , ,.,.i? 1 WIlicor, Agi 3? Ii. t 1 - : ' ttt't' . -'' tit ] t i t l'lL? 11 .?h, ,iipped. undr a pen a . , .. for - i ,e_ obtai.i 'li ;i'*m th." il nsp, r i ol. !"r at ithe oftices ,iist ,., T - t i: ij-l s ttliCt. This . ,, , i t il ,, strictly tt :,,r,',' thi 5ei':' o . v- ,.:? M .y th, thistlh: inslector, i? rn,.itn" , lt hts visit to n10-&lt;r l~v ..&lt; h u u d io,?i r l, riublo with Sin-t o" ni ilnlm s. : inin gst their -o-: i t t l: nc'. th: lhos had] 1,,, v~.'~" &lt; , ide?- ble,. All kni.uw l u' s [5 " e tri'? . bu ,t nonie had I atheriou Id11 1:reioun~end rl: :l l r.. ,tle aff?let' d should be ilurn e : ty I ?,nted. :nd antislptics freely as th disese i iexit-Iel Con ,,iewus~. l] :[Is( sta['( te : ;! renunilde~r ; . ""rkl ,ls that; lnunnIlliais iS- a n tillal, sc-...
BENDIGO RACES. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 6 February 1914
BENDIGO RACES. Hurdle.-Artillery Bill 1, Yarrabrae 2, Dingee 3. Plate.-Bullie B. 1; Marylebone 2, Bouchal Machree 3. An drew Flutter-S.B.M. 1, Anldrioula 2, aMyee 3. Trot-Blue Eyes 1, Marion's Heir 2, Ostracise 3. Sanatorium' HLhndica ..-Hosny 1, Elthanm 2, Soco Itra 3. Purse.--Lucky Bean 1, Stein bok M, M.L.C. 3.
ROSEDALE RACES. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 6 February 1914
ROSEDALE RACES. The f6llowing aro the entries for the above races, on Thursday niext:- Handicap Hurdle Race.-La Annie, Powertul, Norley, Gladiateur. Bushly, W essex, Canvasser, Pistol, Lion, Domus Jack \'atson Bohemian Boy, Chunda, Ordeal, Moroka, Kildeer, brown Bird, Andricula, Lucy Bar. Trial H-iandicap.-Milanion. Gnaroo, Castille, Muna, Hydroplane, Quarry Park, Sojer (late -iastmgs),L.K.G., Silver Gauntlet, Godwin Laddie, El very, Debut, Strabane Tonga Bean, Shirin, Gold Shoes, Persian Light, Ooramina, Electric Shock, Captain Oates, Mlooral, Liquation, Posadena, My King, Contestor Boy. Andricula, Diamed, - Poppeia. Rosedale I-iandicap.-Pella, Civilian, Strathdoon, Embrasene, Glynne, 'John Peel, Chancelee, Lake King, Earl Godwin, Imperator, Roseview, Gold Shoes, Handsome Maid, Gundaroo, Ooramina, Gangway, Rosny, Bard of Avon, Light Ballast, Boulogne? .Active Lad, Bonnie Colin, My Nance, Heros, Antoinette, Maloja, Sea Princ, Yura nigh's Daughter, Merry Monarch, In discreet, Portloc...
SCRATCHINGS. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 6 February 1914
SCRATCHINGS. Newmarket Handicap.-Ligero and Early Hope. Oakleigh Plate.-Handsome : Maid, Ballysheen, Brunhilda. 3E-NDIGO RAOES--SECOND DAY. Hurdle.-;-Artillery Bill 1, Yarrabrae 2, Sir Colin 3. 3 to 1 on. Trot.-Lord M'Kinney 1, Ostracise 2 .,darvins Heir 3. Tens, Plate.-Nujee 1, Vincent M.aid 2, Mal-aceous 3. Fifteens. Jackson Handicap.-Elthani 1,Soco tra 2. Bobindle 3. 10 to 9 on. Blookmakers' purse.-Bouchal Ma chree 1, Steinbok 2; Famnie 3. Twos. Welter.-Brewer's. Crystal 1. Ladsy Jane 2., Lucky Bean 3. Fifteens.
AUCTION SALES. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 6 February 1914
AUCTION SALES. Messrs. The). B.L .i ittl ani ',. hold their H-eyfieldt Faic ,t \\o-dt?.daY nCx. and with talnidl llt d -ttt tlctir Messrs. Mathv.-, tid a vit hold their horse 5 'lo t,,- ay, iwhtn ili hltad titkes ]flac, on at ii lad;t essrs .. . l u.,I tnd 1o. waill -u at Stratford :n ',,day i 'IcrIs of exctllent .lP1i .ui utid wool gfrowtiglf cooIt' V tr 1 tat bait ti-is l road. six ,iih's wo : tratford. It will ,u sol l i ,ti titittt blocks.
MELBOURNE PIG MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 6 February 1914
MELBOU RNE PIG M1ARKET. Messrs 'Adamson, Strettle and Co. report:--2300 yarded. The bulk of the supply were -bacon pigs. Stores. Prices were lirmn,.best cbnditioned lutS being bought for light porkers. Porl; ers.-Tho trade did not uper't' too freely, owing to the hot weathlr: hIt local feeders secured anything fit for topping up for bacon; conseqllcntlly prices were. quite eqlual I last week's. Baconers.-Good atte'indnce of curers, and demand brisk rilht through the sales, particularly ftor prime "quality. at fully last wi o' values.
ENGLAND AND GERMANY CEASELESS HUMAN TIDE. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 6 February 1914
ENGLAND AND GERMANY SCIASIDESS HUMAN TIDE. I-lere is a clever article by MIr F'. W. Wile, the lerlin correspondent of "1'he Dalail Mil." ;\which shows the remark able 'igniflcance of the Night Train to LBerlin. It shows how great world movements mlay Ibe hapl)ciing tunder our very noses \\'ithout anybody realising what they mncan--l!ot ev\'E1 tlhe scaremongers. 'if I had a mandate to lay the foun datlions of a treaty of peace and good will between Great Britain and Ger many I should not choose for a back ground Mr Carnegie's mirrored temple of brotherly love at the Hague, or stately Westminster Hall. or the his to!-ic Congress Room of the Imperial Chancellor's palace, says Mr Wile. I should put my friendship plenipotenti a ies in the Flushing train at Victoria at S.M5 some fine evening. or at 1.5 at Frieicrihstrasse in Berlin in the after noon. I should reqluire them to take nlte of what was going on around and albout thenm. for my ca:se for an Anglo Germaln ilentente w-ould rest pr...
WIDOW'S MONEY ALLEGED CONCEALMENT OF DEATH [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 6 February 1914
WIDOW'S MONEY ALLEGED CONCEALMENT OF DEATH Further details of tile remarkable case of the late Alrs Elizaieth A\lice Whittaker. of Blackburn. whose two husbands both committed suicide. were described at the Blackburn Police Court on Saturday (says "The Daily Express" on December S), when Frank M'Laren Steplhenson. formerly a solici tor's managing clerk, appeared on re mnand. He is charged with fraudulently con cealing her will and misappropriating £490 front her estate. After Mrs Whittaker's second hus land connuitted suicide slhe went to Egypt with Stephenson. and before their departure the Lord Mayor. sher iffs, leading eitizens of York had a public dinner to present Stephenson with a testimonial. Mr Edgar Whittaker. a son of the dead woman. said he last saw his mother alive in February. 1909. In No vember of tile sanle year hIe wrote Stelphenson saying that tile family could not understand why Mrs \Vhit taker did not write. One day he mlier Steplihensll in Black burn. and said to...