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WOODSIDE. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Standard and Alberton Shire Representative — 20 February 1914
WOOD,SI DH. W&lt;; arc li.n in^ a vurv dry sjiell, tttitus our correspondent, iur.1 thuro serins Huh; prospect of a change. ttush fires arc reported within two or three miles of the township, jukI grave fears ot their progress are freely ox pressed. The. weather is flot enough to eause anxiety, the only saving feature of the situation beinj; I he almost, dead ealm that has continued for several days. This, however, may be broken at any moment, and a strong bree/.e will eer tainly mean a very hot lime fnr miiiii! body.
CARRAJUNG. TOWNSHIP IN DANGER. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Standard and Alberton Shire Representative — 20 February 1914
UAIMiA.IUNC. TOWN.Sll I LJ IN DANUKK. Our correspondent writes: — Very serious forest, liros are racing through out this district, ;uul if rain does not come, iinin-rdi.-.ti'ly lo elicck their de structive onward march very serious confluences may ensue before th"y li.ue become extinguished. The properties of Messrs. Joseph l'earee, Wilson, C. J I. Lav (portion), Rutherford, .Stitchling, 'I. S. Campbell, M. A. O'Connor (portion), llenzley (portion), .Kscreet, and Faulkner, have been more or less devastated by its ravages, and those persons will he heavy losers in fencing and grass. It was only by consistent watching and determined lighting that the dwel ling houses of .Messrs.). Pearce, Wilson, C. Jl. Lay, W. IJuxlott, and \V. lieuz ley were saved from destruction. Should a heavy north wind arise the small hamlet of Carrajung will, 1 fear, fare badly. Tin: country is in a con dition now (after the past three dry months) that almost anything will burn.
Bush Fires. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Standard and Alberton Shire Representative — 20 February 1914
Bush Fires. 'Yesterday's heat was a caution— steady in the earlier part of this morn ing, but increased later in tlio (lay by a nortli wind. What was going oil in lliu hill country could not be delinitcly ascertained, beyond^tlic fact that bush lires wero crory where. „ The wind yesterday was light, but such was the heat that lircs would travel at a great rate. Tradesmen could not get to Won wron on Wednesday owing to ti e fires. 'J'arra Valley is stated to have lost much of ils beauty. AVIierc lovely ferns nourished is now blackened ruins. The, liro yesterday had spread to wards the old Tooloonook racecourse, through the rough country on tlio op posite side of Church-road. Devastation of a great area of grass seems probable if a change does not conio very shortly. The bush lircs yesterday caused con cern at'Stacev's Bridge. A big lire raged at the bick of the sand ijuarry,.' in tlio timber reserve, which would look ugly were a north wind to spring iij i. Messrs J as. Cotter and 1'....
Bar Door Open. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Standard and Alberton Shire Representative — 20 February 1914
Bar Door Open. ^Superintendent Kowler proceeded against Mary Kllen Coleman, licensee of the Commercial llotol, AYoo-Jside, on three charges—viz., having the bar door open, trading after hours, and al lowing an unlawful game to be played 011 the premises. [Mr. Sweeney retired from the lSench.] Patrick McUuinness, carrier, W'ooJ side, stated on 29th Nov. he lodged at the Commercial Jlotel. lie was in the bar parlour when the police en tered at about quarter , to 12 p.m. "Was going to bed. J Jo put his hand in his pocket, and producing a die;; box asked the boys if they would like a shilling in. When he took it ont. of his pocket, someone took it. ("mm him. It was the box his children plaved Ludo with. lie: saw no dice before. He had'his coat oil, ami when the. dice bo\ was taken he went to bed. JLc was on the end of the couch when tlio Ijo.X was taken, facing tin? la hie. Sam Keev«s was in the room, also Albert Crernawav, Thus. Woods, iuttl Walter Luw»\ !!•• propo.;nl shilling in, bu....
The Standard. PUBLISHED BI-WEEKLY. Beneath the rule of men entirely just the pen is mightier than the sword. FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 20, 1914. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Standard and Alberton Shire Representative — 20 February 1914
The Standard. FUI3L1S1IED BI-WEEKLY. 1 Buncuth tho nilo ot ninn outirely just thu pen is mightier than tho sword. FRIDAY-, KKBKUAHY 20, 1911. Our Carrajung correspondent writes: The average annual rainfall is about •Mins.' One would 'think, to look at the country now, that the average was about lOins. Our high averages are built up by winter rains, which in my opinion denotes a dry summer or autumn, consequently no great benefit; is obtained when the winter provides the big readings. Summer and autumn rains, which were fairly certain here a fow.years ago, seem to have deserted us. The altered conditions will cer. thinly speed lip the destruction of this once mighty forest. Yesterdays u Mirror" says.—Or. N. T.. Pito.orn returned to Tooni on Tuesday utter a brief stay in New' Houth Wales. Mis friends will be pleased to learn thai he is hale and hearty and that he may rem tin in the district for a few weeks until lie ; settles immediate private business. Mr. I'itcuirn will be at the ne...
Woodside. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Standard and Alberton Shire Representative — 20 February 1914
Woodside. (KUOM OUU OWN COlUlKSI'ONlHiXT.) At tliu usual monthly meeting of the local Progress Association, huld on .Saturday evening last, Mr. L>. Lan castor mentioned t!:o fact that local land-owners were not careful enough about lighting lires in hot" weather without taking proper steps to keep them within bounds. The prac tice, he said, should be stopped, as it was a very grave matter. The careless use of lire might lead to loss of human life, to say nothing of the danger to live stock and other valuable property. Ho moved tlvat the police be written to, asking them to keep a sharp watch for cases of fire lighting and- make strict inquiry in every ease. The motion was seconded by Mr. \Y. JI. IIall and carried unanimously. The local sports committee held a meeting on Saturday evening, Mr. 1).' Lancaster presiding. The business of the evening was the receipt and adoption of the balance sheet presented by the lion, sec., Mr. E. O. Carpenter. This proved very satisfactory, .showi...
SEQUEL TO WOODSIDE RAID. A CLOUD OF WITNESSES. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Standard and Alberton Shire Representative — 20 February 1914
SEQUEL TO WOODSIDE RAID. A C 1.0I'D OF WITS'KSSKS. • Superintendent. Vowlcr proceeded against t>. lleevcs. A. J. Urecnaway, A. T. Woods, jum\, 11. Starling, W. Lowe, \V. White and J as. Uaffnoy for being unlawfully on the premises of the Commercial Hotel, Woodsidc, 011 night of 2i)th Nov. Mr. Johnson appeared for defendants, who pleaded not guilty. Cons. Come stated on Saturday night, he and tScnior-Cous. Well wood and Cons. Wilhnan visited the Commercial Hotel, Woodsule. They got there at 1I am p.m., and saw a light in the bar and in the front par lour. Two men came out, got on their bicycles and rode awav. Cons. Woll wood and Willman went round the back of (he premises?, and lie entered the front passage door. Heard dice shak ing in the parlour behind the bar. .Saw four men playing cards. Entered the dojr of the parlour behind the bar. Condon pushed the door in his face. Reached over tli" table where there were nine men, including Condon, and made a grab at a dice box, which he...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Standard and Alberton Shire Representative — 20 February 1914
YARRAM CO-OPERATIVE STORE, FOR 2 WEEKS ONLY. rp H I S grout Money-Saving i opportunity should not be missed, as \vc find alter stock taking we have a whole host of Oddments and Remnants that - jnust be cleared so as to make room for New Season's Goods. a careful, inspection will confirm what we say. YARRAM CO-OPERATIVE STORE. BETTS STORE. The Place for Good Foods • The Home of Household Needs The Champion of Cheapness YOU ought to know the value of purchasing your needs at FT Commonwealth jgfebanu of hustualia HEAD OFFICE SYDNEY Thij n.mk !&lt; hr all . GENERAL BANKING BUSINESS «t EQUITABLE BUILDING, OOLLINS STREET, MELBOURNE Als") at SviIupj-, (.'anhtrrA. Ad-Url-, Prrtli. Ilybart, Ur^'nn", ll'-.Wianiplun, Tonn«u!l«, »nd J/>rvion. Cable remituwe* riivts t«, &»•) .lr*«n oti foreign p!v/- &lt;1:rr&lt;". Voreisn hill* *n-l coilectei. I.et'-r&lt; of -relit iiriel to .viv part of the won.!. Itilh ur-'uttatei or fnrwar.M (or co:i*rti9ii. l;irik.i...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Standard and Alberton Shire Representative — 20 February 1914
14 DAYS of Stupendous Bargain Giving at SATJER'S The Final Flutter. L;ulius' Costumes, wen: 7-s Oil, Now .'is 1 Id One Vicct! Drosses, urn; lis (id, Now Is 11(1 A few b(*Ui»r makes at. less limit cost —don't fail to sou Ihcm Ladies' JIats, were 7s Gil, Now L's lid Smart Hals, worn 17s Jul, Now lid Washing Hats front 10'd Chillis'and Girls' Hals, wortlt up to 7s (id, Now 1-s (id and Is lid each x A few to clear,' worth Is (id, for Is Sailer's Final Summer Sale Flutter For Days Only Remnants at Half Price. Oddments in all de^ai (incut's at any price tocle.-n* them out. 1 Press (Joodri, were Is ;>tl, Now il.'.d — Prints, wero ~>s 1 Id, Now 2s lid dozen While Striped Muslins, worth lO'.d, i\o\v 2s 1 Id dozen ' Sample Shirts Sample Flannels At .Slaughter Prices l'(JK 1 I DAYS. White. Canvas Summer Clippers, to ele.tr at !M ami Is (ehilds) White Canvas .Summer Clippers (women's) Is :)d White Canvas .Slimmer .Slippers (men's) Is lid Ladies' l'oplin .Shoes, were .Ss (id, Now -Is lid ]...
THE PIGGERY. Profitable Rearing. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Standard and Alberton Shire Representative — 20 February 1914
THE PIGGERY. Profitable Rearing. The whole secrct in rearing profit able pigs is to get well-bred ones, and (by consistent feeding keep them going without a check until they are sent to market. Perhaps the most prolific breeds are Berkshires, York shires, and Tamworths. Excellent baconers are obtained by crossing Tamworths and Berkshires. There is no dubt that the Berkshires are general favorites, but it must be re membered that the favorite does not always win the cup; and, after giving the Berkshires credit 'for many good points, it "will, perhaps, 'be found that the most useful types are the Middle York and the York-Berkshiro cross, because the Yorkshire will grow in to u first-grade bacon pit; oh less feed than any other breed, and in loss time. In crossing Yorkshires and Berkshires, it is found to be the best plan to use the Berkshire boar, because the Yorkshire sow is a 'bet ter mother than the Berkshire, and requires very little to keep her in condition between litters, the t...
HEALTH ACT PROSECUTION. WEST ALBERTON BUTCHERY. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Standard and Alberton Shire Representative — 20 February 1914
HEALTH ACT PROSECUTION. WEST ALItEHTON 15UTUHEKV. Clias. L. Uecee, inspector under the Health Act, proceeded against Sarah Sinter, of Albcrton West, chargcd with having neglected to keep her slaughter yard in a stato of cleanliness. I >efen dant pleaded not guilty. The inspector stated ho visited the place on -Uli l>ec.,.niid found the con Jition slightly improved. Blood ran into an excavation in the soil, which was pretty well full of a stinking mass of blood. There was refuse matter ahout. A sow and slips were eating [ the paunch emptyings. There was no meat, in the shop, but it was full of Ilies. She had heen warned, lfeand (,'ons. Willman inspected the place. ILe recognised the woman had a hard struggle, and the police say the place has since improved. A tine of 10s and JOs costs was im posed.
WHITE ANTS AND FRUIT TREES. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Standard and Alberton Shire Representative — 20 February 1914
WHITE ANTS AND FRUIT TREES. Open out Die soil and dig in a , few pounds of kaimt (Gorman pot- ! ash). IL will keep them away, ami kill a number by contact, at the j same time acting as ft good manure. Hisulphate of carbon would not last long enough; it would certainly kill all the white anta that came in con tact with it, but if put too close might kill the trees too, and it would be expensive. Apterite hi of little value in dealing with white ants. Mr. Froggart (Government Entomolo gist) says he has seen trees with the whole of the inner portion of the trunk piped by white ants, but the bark and sapwood alive and growing crops of fruit, the only danger being that they may snap oif in a wind, lie has known goou heaving trees in this Scale which are almost hollow, but after they had been opened and clean ed out and the cavity filled with ce ment (forming a solid central col umn) treen have lived for years. Poisoned bran forced into a cavity in a 'branch or stem will sometimes attract...
YARRAM POLICE COURT. WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 18[?]. (Before Mr. Read m[?]rphy, P.M., and Messrs. P. Bren[?]a[?], M. Swee[?]ay, F. Bla[?], W. E. B[?]dman and T. J. McGall[?], 4[?]s). [?]EBT CASES. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Standard and Alberton Shire Representative — 20 February 1914
YARRAM POLICE COURT. avkhnmIjpav, atcv l.srn. (IVifuru .Mr. ]!o;ul >1 ".icjiliy, l'.M., :uul .Messrs. 1'. In, .M. .Sivct.-imy, I", liliiiir, W". I"'. I Itjihrui n ;unt 'I'. •!. Moliiilliai.l, -U'V). jj !-:i; r cask (J. .J. .Stockwell v. K Warren.— Claim for X-- ">.s lid, due on dis honored in'umi-'sury not**. Order for amount with LI l&lt;»s &lt;id costs. \\\ Iv Pratt v. Alex. NichoUon. Claim for t'i K>s "il, 'jalance work and labor doin'. M r. .Johnson for plaintiff. I'efcmlant denied tin: liability. W. 10. Pratt, carrier, iVe., Yarram, stated defendant spoke to him about taking furniture tn Tarra Valley. Told him the usual charge was ->0s per load, antl defendant was to send word when lie was to go. He did not tjuotc per loul. only per ton. Made three trips, using four horses in one waggon and three in others. The first trip took the man about 11 hours. Later defendant said he had been overcharged, this be fore the piano was taken up. Denied arranging t...
The Gold Vultures. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Standard and Alberton Shire Representative — 20 February 1914
The Gold Vultures. By Fred C. Simile. Jim Matheson and I sat in » recess sipping our driuk.s and enjojing u cool still.loss. Outside an occawonn cart rumbled by, nnd once a ilock ot sheep plaintively bk-ntod then- way |>a»f bound for sorao green fields outsido the town. . . . . „ No one else was in the private bai and I til ink we wcr both nearly asleep when the i>l1,RS (!&lt;JOV at tlie ■ mviiiijj open and a bulky motorist en terod. Ho removed his goggles, ano, as he blinked relieveiUv. I saw that one eve was missing. ^ crimson paten ol flesh showed wiiere the busies had but a ivhito layer of dust coated the remainder of the new-comer from cap to tor. After tho |*lare outside our corner ;.s probably dark to him, and I could e that wo wore unobserved. "A lnrge, long •tlriuk, missse, no said ill a fat, husky voice. "Same as yon brewed for 1110 this morning. 1 felt Jim start and mid&lt;;e me quiet ly. I looked at him, but ho motioned me to remain silent. Producin...