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GORMANDALE. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 6 March 1914
0ORMANDALE. *--4-- 'he rainfall for' February was -only five points, four of which tell on the 8th of the month, and one point on the 10th. A good fall ot rain would be very welcome just now, as a growth of autumn and winter feed would be assured. One advantage gained by the cool change and the misty xam we have hadduring the past week has been the check given to the (ires. On Saturday evening the ad journed.annual meeting of the me chanics' institute took place. In the absence of the president, Mr. H. King was voted to the chair. The hon.secreatry, .Mr. Aubrey, presented the report and balance sheet for the past year. The re port referred to the resignation ot Messrs. M'Keddie and Gilsenan during 1913, and the appointment of Messrs. T. .O'Connor and W. Power, jnr., to take their seats. The necessity of having somera dical improvements to the present building, or the erection of a new pne, in keeping with the size of the place, was referred to, and the hope wasexpressed that the inc...
EIGHT HOURS ART UNION. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 6 March 1914
EIGH1 HOURS AR1 UNION. The Eight Hours Committee pn nounces elsewhere mn this issue its 58th annual art union. There are 100 prizes, of a total value of £1000. The first prize is valued at .£500, the second, £100; third, £50. The support accorded this undertaking last year was so gen erous that the committee were able to donate a substantial[ sum to the hospitals and pub'ic charn ites, to which the proceeds are de voted. It will be the 58th cele bration of the establishment of the system which enjoins "eight hours' labor, eight hours' srecrea tIion, and eight hours' rest." The committee has already made com plete arrangements in connection with the fete, which will be held at the Exhibition Buildings, on 27th April. A splendid \programme of sports and amusements has been arranged for the Eight Hours Day, which has been declared a public ho!ida7y throughout the Vic torian State. Numerous special attractions will be provided for" adults and children, the latter be ing particularly wel...
Traralgon Weekly Market. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 6 March 1914
Traralgon Weekly Mlarket. -----o------ W. Christensen and Co. report under date February 28, 1914 : Oats.--Seed Algerians 2s 3d to 2s Gd Feed 2s, wheat, firm, prime seed 4s 3d, fowl seed 3s 3d to 3s Gd; barley, cape 2s 4d, maize prime 4s, peas H.T. Dunn 4s 6d io 4s 9d, MI. T. 4s 3d; chaff, choice £3 10s, good £3 5s, bran is 2d, poll ard is 2d, Jap. millet 3d to 4d; onions 8s, potatoes, 4s to 4s 6d cwt., choice lines higher; grass seed, cocksfoot 13s, w. clover is 9d, alsyke is 3d, Hunter river lucerne is 9d, rape 37s 6d cwt Butter, prime dairy 11d, cheese mat ured 8d lb, new 6yd, eggs, guarant eed lid to ls, pigs cheeks 7d lb, bacon Td to Od, sides 10d,hams 10dto is lb. Poultry - Good number forward. roosters 2s Gd to 3s 6d, hliens 2s to 3s, pullets 2s to 3s pair, chicks is to is 6d, turkey gobblers s18s pair, liens 1 0s ducks 2s 6d to ds 6d, geese 4s Gd. Fruit-Apples prime dessert 3s Gd, to 4s 6d, cooking 2s 6d to 3s 6d, w.b.. c. pears 4s to 5s, cooking 3s, plums 2s grapes 2d lb. V...
A DEFECTIVE DAIRY. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 6 March 1914
A DEFECTIVE DAIRY. -o In order to demonstrate that 1 i recent strictures upon the condi tion of some of the dairies and pig styes mn the Warragul shlre, were riot too severe, the President (Mr. Smyth) last week invited some of of his brother councillors and rep resentatives of' the press to jorn him in a round t.ip, for the pur pose of inspecting one of these very insanitary dairies. There was no. room left for doubt as to thb necessity for drastic action. The wooden shed, about seven feet square, was situated about twenty five feet from the little out house. An opening in the side of the dairy offered a free invitation to fl:es. A chain away was the cowshed, the floor of which was a'lloose. ?Within about half a chain was the pig stye, which was mn.a terrible con dition, the under portion of the floor being a seething mass . of amnimated corruption. All these buildings were in a direct line with the dairy, and the prevai'ing wind of course would convey the stench to its contents. We...
U.A.O.D. SEND OFF TO MR. W. BUTWELL (Contributed). [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 6 March 1914
U.A.O.D. -o-- SEND OFF TO MR. W\V. BUT WELL (Contributei). The quarterly meeting of the Iocal branch of the Druids was held in the mechahlcs ha'l on Friday evening, and after the usual business had been transacted the meeting adjourned to give, mn conjunction with the railway em ployees, a send-off to Mr. Wm. Butwell, who 1is being transferred to North Melbourne. A splendid repast was provide-I. The toasts .honored were: The Kming; The Grand Lodge and Dls trict President; and The Guest. The lat- er was proposeJ by Mr. Etheridge, senr. A presentation of a Past Distr :t President's collar was made to Mr. Butwell, by Mr. J. Dossett. Mr. Rumpff was called upon to make the presentation on'behalf of the Railway Cricket Club, and railway employees of Traralgon, and spoke in gfowing terms ot the sterling qua'ities that Mr. W. Butwell had shown durmin hin re sidence in Traralgon. .He a'so made a presentatfon to Mrs. But welt on behalf of the Railway Cricket Club and rai!way empIoy ces. The f...
TELEPHONE TRUNK LINE RATES. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 6 March 1914
TELEPHONE TRUNK LINE RATES. 8 mln. each add. 3 min Morwell ... 2d ... 2d Glengarry ... 2d ' ... 2d Toougabbie ... 2d ... 2d - Moe ... 3d ... 3d Cowwarr ... 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 ... 8d ... Id Yarram ... 1/4 ... 1/
THE TELEPHONE. TRARALGON EXCHANGE. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 6 March 1914
THE TELEPHONE. --0- TRARALGON EXCHANGE. , Dr Hagenauer a Dr. McLean 3 Mr. Challman 4 T. B. Little & Co. 5 Christensen & Bawden 6 G. H. Marsh 7 Layton Bros. 8L. Lay 9 W. A. Clark Lo TsHE JOURNAL (W. Chappell). Ix. Whittaker Bros; ,z J. English .3 Shire Hall '.r 4J.JD.' Campbell 25 J S. Milligan t6 S. Lees 17 Nurse Miller i8 Gippsland Trading Coy. 19 J H. Vivian 20 Mathieson and Davis arz 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 Railwgy Station 30 Savings Bank. 31 Butter Factory 32 Police Station. 33 National Barki 34 Pentland and Canfield. 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. Robiison. 42. A. W. Crowe and Co. 43. W. Christensen and Co. 44. R, Widdis. 45. Rev. W. J. T. Pay..
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 6 March 1914
Auctoneers. A. lMcLEAN & CO,, '.eok, Staticn, Land ant~ Finanoial Aggent,, TRARALGON. MAFFRA. MORWELL. MELBOURNE Sales conducted under the per sonal supervision of Mr. W. J. M'Lean. TRARALGON. - MONDAY, MARCH 9th. A. M'LEAN and CO. will sell at Traralgon as above 100 Mixed Cattle. I 300 Sheep. FIRST SALE. At the request of Melbourne buy ers, andstarting the moment the Melbourne mid-day taran arri ves at TraraIgon. SPECIAL SALE OF PIGS! TRARALGON S.. and ... MORWELL. ,WEDNESDAY, 11th MARCH, Starting at TRARALGON at 12.30 sharp; and at MORWELL at 2.15 sharp. A. .M'LEAN and CO. will sell at their yards on the above date 250 PIGS, including *Bacon Pigs i porkers, backtatters, and stores. Vendors will please book up as early as possible. MIelbourne buyers are assured, and the Traralgon district buyers for stores will be mn full attendance NOTE.-Fast drags will leave 'raraIgon immediately on conclu stion ot Traralgon sales for Mor well, so buyers and sellers will be abcle to atten...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 6 March 1914
.. BRUNNNING & SONS, NURSERYMEN, BBIGHTON ROAD, ST. KILDA, VIO. LaMGEST AND BE8 I STOCK OF PLANTS IN THE COMMONWU&LTH Cat8logues Post Tree. Insk foa Invited. TErraPHons 128, H inds:l, TO DAIRYMEN, FARMERS, & BREEDERS. CHALLMAN, Chemist, sells the following Veterinary Instruments, etc.:-Lamb Clams, 7s 6d; Cattle Syringes, all sizes; Teat Slitters, for Tough Milkers; Self-retaining Milking Tubes, Is and 2s; Trocae and Canula, 7s ed and 10s 6d, Milk Fever Syringes, 12s ad; etc., etc. Veterinary Medicines. Permanganate, in lib. tins, for washing out dairies, will make 10 cwt. solution. Cripple Salt with Iron (incrgases the Butter Fat Test from 3.5 to 4.1); sample,. 6d, 51bs. is, cwt. 21s.. Drenches-Milk Fever, Is 6d; Cleansing, is 6d; Red Water, is 6d; Gripe and Cotic Drench, 2s 6d; etc. Is noted for arti t c and up to-date JOB PRINTING. Every desoription of work under taken, and satisfaction guaranteed. All HIGH-CLASS WORK B:ars "The Journrl imprint. Look fr M '...
GORMANDALE SPORTS. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 6 March 1914
GORMANDALE SPORTS. The fol!owing are the handicaps for the Gormanda'e sports, which take place on Thursday next: District Plate: R. S. May 6 yds, S. Davey 7, A. Morley 8, 'J. (Fryette W. Onley, P. Duckett, 9; G. Lane, J. O'Connor, W. Lane, W. Urquhart, T. Lane; W.. King, C. Morley. N. Davey, A. Graham,. 10. 220 Yds. Handicap: W. Turner 13 yards, J. Wight 15, F. Arm strong, 16, D. O'Rouke 18, G. N. O'Rouke, 20, O. Wurf, 20, Robt. Howell; 20, C. Lane, J. O'Connor, J. Jones, 25. ShemTeld Handicap: J. \1Y;ht. 12 yards, W. Turner 13, E. Maxfie'd 15, A. Spargo, G. Day, 16, F. Armstrong, R. Howell, H. King, G. O'Rouke 17, E. Cou!thard, D. O'Rouke, R. Couch, 18, W. Chen hall, W. Urquhart, WV. Lane, J. Jones, 20. Hurdle Race: .H. King, 14 yds., R. 3. May, G. Aubrey, 15, G. O'Rouke. J. Fryatt 17, R. H. Mor ley, D. O'Rouke 18, B. Coates, B. Rowley 20. SHalt mile: R. S. May 12 yards, R. Howell 17, O. Wurf 25, D. A. O'Rouke, 30, WVm. Turner, 30, G. O'Rouke 35, E. Maxfield 40, S. Davey, WV, King,...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 6 March 1914
lWhat a Difference! W h tA DIFFERENCE between doing . w NOT AT PRESENT, you will, we know, he na business with us, a Local Firm, withi sorl qin a SUIT o MEASURE, and a GUARANTEE of SATISFAC- with the fullest confidence in the fine rarjge of TION at remarlkably fine cut prices. New Season's Materials, we earnestly requEst comnpared with placing your Order with a Tr.vell- you to give us an opportunity of proving our asser ilng I'ail6r, whom you maty never see again, and who _ions. There can be no better time than the present doesn't care if he never sees you, and whose first to secure some of our New Suiting and Coating, ambition is to get his Coimmislion, which, by the absoluttlv the Ipick of the trade. Ii" addition to way, together with heavy triavelling and hotel ex- makin, Suits to Meas'ure, we always carry a fine penses ycu have to pay, so again we say .selecti6n of Hats, Shirts, Underwear, Braces, Sox, WHT IS THE DIERNCE Ties ard Boots. All the latest styles. A TRY ON . given wi...
TRARALGON STATE SCHOOL. MEETING OF PARENTS. ELECTION OF NEW COMMITTEE. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 6 March 1914
TRARALGON STATE SCHOOL. -0- MEETING OF PARENTS. ELECTION OF NEW COMMIT TEE. In accordance with the provl alons ot the Education Act, a meeting of the parents and guard lans of the children attending the 'traralgon State school was held in the main room on Tuesday evening. There was a fair atten dance of parents. Mr. Grif~ths, the head master, explained that the department h'td instructed him to convene a meet ing of the parents for the purpose ot nominating members of the new committee. It was hot his province to speak of the work done by theretiring committee, but he could say that the rery best relations 'had existed between the committee and the staff of the school. Mr. Grifiths then asked Mr. Pettit, the chairman of the re tring committee, to preside ovei the meeting . Mr. Pettit said he had pleasure in acting as Mr. Griffith's deputy, and also to refer to what had been accomphlished by the retiring com mittee. They had had a very sa tisfactory term. The previous meeting of pare...
SPORT AND PASTIME. TENNIS. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 6 March 1914
SPORT AND PASTIME. -o TENNIS. On ;Thursdtdy la? a Farty li tent nis .players from Traralgon visited Gormandale, and played a friendly, game with the loca!s. The after noon was a pLa-aat one, and all seemed to enjoy. the ou:.ig. After a number of sets had been played victory rested with the. visitors. This is the second or third match played by Gormanda'e with an out side tcem, and it should tend to make Gormanda!e Club firmer. A fair number turned up to witness the game, which was umpired by T. Richardson. After partaking of welcome refreshments, a most enjoyable funct:on closed. The follo;ving are the scores: Messrs. Britneh and Anderson beat Messrs. Cochrane and Stagg, 6-5. Miss. H. Wilson and Mr. V. Wi' son beat Miss. Mayze and Mr. Cochrane, 6-5. Misses. O'Connor and WVyke~s lost to Misses. Cochrane and A. Mayze. 3-6. Mcssrs. May and Richardson lost to Messrs. Cochrane and H. Stagg, 4-6. Mrs .Hare andMr. M'Cord Io t to Miss. Mayze and Mr. Chenh~', 1-6. Messrs. M'Cord and Chc:tcr ...
GENERAL NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 6 March 1914
GENERAL NEWS. From "Times." The Avon Council, by four to three, on Monday decided to al low landowners in the shire to have one dog free of dog tax. This was done on the mnotion of Cr. Hall, to encourage men to keep dogs to kill the rabbits. Cr. Thomson opposed the motion as flouting "the law, and Cr. Carter agreed with him. Cr. Thomson held, in addition, that the motion would not be co.-plete unless the breed of dog to be exempt was mentioned, for the ordinary sheep or cattle dog could not catch a rabbit. Cr. Killeen said a man could catch them alter they had been rui a few miles, and Cr. Hal drew a smile by remarking that any of the dogs could kill rabbits ' after they caught them. It was nonsense to say sheep dogs would not kill them. Cr. Long said that men who had half-a-dozen dogs were not called on to pay for more than two, and Cr. Taylor sail a. l!ot of them were called puppies. Councillors were not clear as to how the dog inspectors \would fare under the new regulation. The ...
WEDDINGS. RINTOULL—COLQUHOUN [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 6 March 1914
* WEDDINGS. RINTOULL-COLQUHOUN The marriage of Misls. Violet Zenna, second daughter of Mr. J. Rmntoull, of Morwell, and Mr. John Leslie, second son .of Mr. John Coiquhoun, of Elsternwick, was celebrated at the Morwe I l'resby terienan church on Wednesday. The ceremony was performed by the Rev. H. A. Hutchinson. That the young couple have a great many friends was evident, as the church was crammed full of spectators who wished to see the marriage of one of Morwell's most popular young ladies. The interior of the sacred edifice had been very pret tily decoratediby the rtnends o. the bride. The pulpit platform was bnright with the delicate tints of flowers, and the body of the church was embelEished with flowe.s and greenery. Wedding bells we.e suspended over the bridal party. Miss. Dixon presided at the organ, and the choir, of which the b?ide has been a member for many years, was also in attendance. Pior to the service the congregation sang The Voice that Breathed O'er Eden, and anot...
SNAGGING THE LATROBE. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 6 March 1914
Uhe praunu. . TELEPHONE, 10. FRIDAY, MARCH 6, 1914. SNAGGING THE LATROBE. A feature of the conference which sat at Traralgon on Friday to deliberate on the questlon of snagging the Latrobe river was the unanimity of fee'ing that pre vailed, and the enthusiasm evinced in the desire to achieve some prac tlcat measure of benefit for the suffering settlers along the stream. The report submitted by the de- I partmental engineer was rilhtly subjected to rough usage by the members of the conference, be cause it displayed a practlial Ig norance of the reaf nature and ccn dition of the land a'ong the river, and propounded ideas known to be wrong by the test of halt a cen tury experience on the part of some of the landowners. Apart from this, it anticlpated a whole sale cuttming of the bends,, whereas those interested asked only for the cutting of the narrower bends and the clearing of the river of snags ana obstruction. T is lat ter consideration the report seems almost to have lost sight of...