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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 9 January 1914
6. BRUllNNING & SONS, NURSERYMEN, BBIGHTON ROAD, BT, KILDA, VIO. - LaGE8T AND BES' STOCK OF ELANTB IN THE COMMOUNW&ALTH Catalogues Post Freo. Ines loa Invlited. TILEPHosE 128, Minda:i , Don't be Penny Wise ~and Pound Foolish l INSURE YOUR STOCK NOW WITH THE AUSTRALIAN COMPANY, The Insurance (Office of Australia, Ltd. Head Office for Victoria: 34 Queen Street, Melbourne. All Classes of Insurance Effected at Lowest Possible Rates. R. FARRIN WEBB AGENT, TRRAALGON. --- REPRESENTATIVE, - - S,Massey-Harris Farm Implements. ... Duplicate Part:·-K.i~'pt1-Sfc~: Farm Selling Call or Write for a SpecialtSy. Full Particulars. FRANKLIN ST., TRARALGON, 3 Doors from Post Ofice. IN I iN mmBLr' ?"lll'l ~~4I ~ -- In nn ·' nu · ='I I l•I STUD NOTICES. BALFOURS'S PRIDE WILL STAND THIS SEASON AT TI GLENGARRY & TRARALOON. And Travel the surrounding districts. B ALFOUR'S PRIDE is a Bay colt, foa led 1908. His sire, Lord Balfour (im ported from New Zealand) ; grand sire Dr. Ga Seddo...
TELEPHONE TRUNK LINE RATES. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 9 January 1914
TELEPHONE TRUNK LINE RATES. 8 min. each add. 3 min Morwell ... 2d ... 2d Glengarry ... 2d ... 2d Toongabbie ... 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 ... MNffra ... 8d ... 6d Eleyfield ... 8d ... 6d Newry ... 8d ... 6d Tinamba ... 8d ... 6d Warragul ... 8d ... Id Yarram ... I/4 ... If
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 9 January 1914
SPECIAL XAM S DISPLAY. IMAC. ~CHCISTENSEN IS NOW DISPLAYING A SPLENDID MA. HISENE ASSOR?TMENT OF Remnants. Remnants. Special Bargains in Linoleums. All Our Remnants in Linos and Floorcloths (r&nemri from 4.:o 8 )ards long) we have dtcided to CLEAR REGARDLESS OF COST. All Good Patterns.. Do not Miss These. It will Pay SYou to Give Us a Call What You Buy We Stand By. . --COME RIGHT NOW TO - Novelties, Xmas Presents and New Year Gifts, SUITABLE FOR BOTH YOUNG AND OLD, We cannct Describe the Many Articles we a'e Placing Before You. --- Your Inspection Cordially Invited.------ -MAC. CHRISTENSEN, * THE ONE PRICE DRAPER. You Should be Determined In r jecting the worthless and frequently injurianu countert. its which are sometime. pushed for the sake of greater gain as "j'lt as good" as the GENUINE SANDER erd SONS' PURE VOLATILE EUCAL\ PTI EXTRACT. Be not deceived! SAN DER'S EXTRAGT is ree gnised by the hieheet medic l authorities as poss-ssing unique stimu'ating, healing and antise...
SALE STEAMBOAT COMPANY ANNUAL MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 9 January 1914
SALE STEAIMBOAT COMPANY ANNUAL MEETING. The annual mee Ing of share holders in the above company was held on the 29th ult. The chair man of directors (Cr. Finneganl), occupied the Idialr. The ba'ance-sheet disclosed a satisfactory state of affairs, the bralance to profit and loss includ ng the amount brought forward from the previous year being £887 15s 6d, from which a dividend of is per share had been paid, amount ing to £483. In addition, depre ciation and income tax, amountng to £214 5s 5d, had been deducted, leaving a balance of £193 lOs Id to be carried forward to next year The chairman expressed:l regret at not being able to rdeclare a dvi dend; as it was intended shortly to have a re-valuation cf the boats, and it might be possible later on to declare a dividenil; but they would not promise that. They considjercd that the Marno Board regu'ations just passed, un der which infants over 12 months old would be regarded as adult passengers in the number of per sons a boat was ent...
NAMBROK. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 9 January 1914
NAMBROK. ---- T,:c arvcstcr, a c ?:t\'n: .a cry oot : un thi ,as ,?. Thcy a c at vcry i.ti cay snce heyv statc !. I1 bo t ano:her ,ce. i ,. ajo ty o t C ar ;ciS .ih be ,nis ct to th season. Si"c \~.l'l StormllS a a cl ome s)f t c w" a. and barl y rops, as ;umc, a- t\.o ba:?; w..s >o n (ut aud o t. As \a, c' e ed, to w ca 0o, p:o'cd " y isapl)ol-tr i; ~; L a. w:ich took. ic g ing :c ba ?a ,ly in t c caso:I only a ve, in : about fi e ba ,s. ha -ainpc vil. be ta:r. To. barley ,.ops a'e yieldin: much b tter Jlan whcat, a:though te sample 1 'to a, gond ai last car. Ow ing to the ow i;nce. th ba s be lig dear, mulh )of tI 0:1 &lt;rob)s ,,?t:: o: be thrcshtd rnti[ prices Improve. Alr. ,,co. Shav la urchased an, cight-foot reaper thresher this vear, and spe:cks highil o' it; five horses wili work it omrfo t b.y. The ab:encc ot grail d-uyers zf very noticable this yea;. The two previous years the:e we.e several about ai this tune It is very cuicle and ve y little gramn has .han :d...
TRARALGON PROGRESS ASSOCIATION. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 9 January 1914
TRARALGON PROGRESS ASSOCIATION. The mc.tmng of the above, ccn .'c..el for Wednesday evening, lap ec, ac only .ix or-eight members .ut. la an appearance. It was dc. iled to postpune the mncctln, until Apr 1, whcn the annual mrct mig wilt be held. It is incomprehensible that the townspeoplc' do not evince more mnterest in the association, seenmg tiat the:e are several impo:tant matters hanging in the balance. A so id and cietermined front at this juncture would have a very u:.elu, i iluence. Mr. Plettit .had mntende I moioing a resolution com plemeiinmg the State Governm.ent on its ;e entra'isation'policy, and urging Mr. L.vingston, M.L.A., ;o .tipport T.a:algon's claims I, r the extension of the railway work shops, new station, and the test° nmg of the brown coal resources of the district.
BACHELORS IN TURKEY [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 9 January 1914
BACHELORS IN TURKEY Both the State and the Church ii. Iurkey combine to make a bachelor' life miserable. As long as a man' parents are living he can live with them without experiencing any dimf :ulty. But as soon as they die hc must obtain perm.ssinn from botl civil and religious authorities bcfo. he can be admitted to any other Lou. hold; and, moreover, it is the duty *.; the proprietor of the household he en ters to see that males, and not femae. wait upon him. Should the bachel.r be possessed of sufficient means to c. eupy a house or rent unfurnished apartments, he cannot obtain such : privilege unless he can show that a woman ,f undeniable repute lives aith him therein. Mother, sister. o, aunt will remove this difficulty. Bur a man without any relations may b without a home for an indeflail, ,eriod.
FACTS ABOUT FEATHERS. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 9 January 1914
FA?'CT'S ABOUT F?EATkERS. The present trade in feathers is al, most unprecedented. A glance at wo. lienls tollets is sufficient to e psa. ' lluis unusual ceminlld. i.erhiap3 llrl C ;uiIa hall t Ltue leathers useU are AItl poiied-in t ile. iaurai & aiLe. ~ Soutlh 1 1nrica is the pcrucipai breed.ng place oi ane ostrich. OUtrich larms hrave also seen started in Australia and in Calitor t aia. The great distributing market is Lon. ion, wtere auction sales are held every ther mouth, and are atended by buyers Irew adl parts of thle world. Featners tell at froni three pounds to twenty pounds a pound, the highest par;ce re. #resenting "blood primes "-fehttliers ;aken from the wings and tail of the ialte bird whlen four or tire years old. 7 ?, plipumage of ,the female bird is .c a sclered ies- choice thian that?t:'oI e aiale. At the present time values in Ill qualities are fifty per cent. in ex :ess of those prevailing for.several dears past. A feather manufactory is not a very I aiv...
WHERE HE FAILED. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 9 January 1914
WHERE HE FAILED. The new minister of a Perthshire kirk had occasion to complain to one of the tlders of the poorness of the collections "Aye," remarked the worthy elder, "they're verra close, verra close, but the auld meenister always used tae gie them a start by nutting three or foour iaxpences in the plate; of course," he added, "he'd takhis saxpences awa diterwards." The minister smiled, but resolved, seveitheless. to try the "auld meenis fer's" plan. With a very sad face he had to repo,! f failure on the occasion of the next col. Section. "I placed seven sixpences In the plate," he remarked sadly to the blder "'to find the total collection was eighl shillings and lourpence, and I arm deeply grieved to say that three of the sixpences are missinr." Mannie, manr.n'e," said the elde pitvingly. "maybe ye're a better preach er than the auld meenister, but if 7' fnd half his ken o' the world in pen oral, ve'd hae done as he used tae. ar' enees tae the niat" 4j m@$1 S~lb34
A Terrible Experience. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 9 January 1914
A Terrible Experience. I There was one person, Raoul San iout'by name who went through the de. atruCtion of St. Pierre. Hie was con fined in 'a dungeon at the time of tit eruption of Mount Pelee: he he' , a taint echo of the rumbling of thl vol. sano and felt the trenmor of the ,arth lie succeeded in gettine open th. doo: leading into a ce.( 5 little larger that nis, over which thLe7e was an iron grat. ing looking up through the pavement Having stumbled into the apartment ne found it half filled with a siftinp mass of hot ashes and dustk Thi aurncid him severely, and he was nc ilow to retreat to the inner cell fron which he had escaped. Then came rilence that seemed to paralyse hin vith fear more than the first roar that aad awakened the keenest sense oh ijangcr. Finally he summoned u; :ourage to open the cell door and lool Snfo the other apartment. He was met iiouth and nostrils and half blinded aim. When it had cooled, he venu ured to wade through the soft, flaky slass toward the ...
TURQUOISE MINES. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 9 January 1914
TURQUOISE MINES. Persia is the only place in the world rhich produces turquoises, the most 7elebrated mines being at Nishapur. Here there are two villages entirely ,eopled by the miners, who work at a lepth of ninety feet, breaking up the ,ck into small pieces, after which the ,urquoises are hammered out and left na the rough state. The recent popu. arity of this stone created such a de nand that the mining was carried on right and day. There are also khaki (earth) mines, 'hich are worked entirely by women mnd children, as tliey have merely to lip up three feet of soil and sift it for he stones. The turquoise is formed of. a sdub. Itaifte allied to clay and contains some zon and copper, and, though good itones are rare, greenish or spotted ones rre of little value and are sold to poor )rientals for their tin rings. The co our of a turquoise fades, but is revived when damped-in fact, in Eastern narkets it is uuite a'common practice ior an Oriental dealet to sell to the insuspecting E...
STATE LIBERAL POLICY. A VIGOROUS COUNTRY PROGRAMME. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 9 January 1914
STATE LIBERAL POLICY. --- A VIGOROUS COUNTRY PROGRAMM1E. Mr. WVatt, thr State Premicr, dehvelrea an impor'a;lt peech at Essendon on Monlay night, in which he outlined the ,State Li beral policy. I'orti ns of the ut terances are of Imnpo tan e to G;p psland reidents. On the questio' of open'ny coat land the Premr r said the Govern mcnt had decided to isuc I ases to private comnpanc; of coal areas an the Wonthaggl dist'i t, and alsor to consider the present high ren tals and royaltie;, and to take more active measurcs to prove in m systematic way tt'e oa, deI:os:ts of other parts of G(apps!an'l. On other matters Mr. \Watt said: For a long time tl;e condition of our country roads were a re proach to settler , and th- pubhlic, and we think that the Country, Road's Act has been regardel u lIi satisfaction by all classes. We regard the act as the most benc ficial we have yet passed, and we propose to rend r al possib'e as sistance to the board, s tihat its work may afford as much benefit ...
SEVERANCE DESIRED. WILLUNG TO ROSEDALE SHIRE. HELD OVER. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 9 January 1914
SEVERANCE DESIRED. II WILLUNG TO ROSEDALE SHIRE. . HELD OVER. Some little time ago, resildents of \Wi luilg l)reented a p(titlon to the Minise:cr ol Pub ic .\Vores, .s king for scvcra::c2 Irom l:e Af berton shire to the Rosedale shi:e. The western boundary take, in' halt the Gormandalc township, ntd residents of Gormandale ;,nd h.g her up the vallky, ,bjecte! on the ground that it wou d endan. er an oft-proposed pro,:o-al t) annex G(;orniandaae ant the ar a lu ther to the west to 4he Traralgon : hi e. It was contended th tht lhi divid ing line should ba att Tinib i)' cross Ing. Ti;e Albcr:o. shlire objcc tea to the severance o i the gr undC that the pe:i.ioners l~t.k ii gcod country, and left the po )r land: 'The Minister ot Publ.c Works c, n vencei a co;nfcrcnce oi ti.e 1 artics interested, and tlhis took place in ice;:bourie oln Wednesday. Councillors Power an 1 Fay re :re c:i:ca the Albcrton -hi e, and MIr. \V. Chester and othe.s the Wi lung petitioners. Th** propo silon w'as fu ...
CAULFIELD DUPLICATION PROGRESS OF THE WORK. A COSTLY SCHEME. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 9 January 1914
CAULFIELD DU. LICATION -0 PROGRESS OF THE- WORK. A COSTLY SCHEME. The ho'idays having finished, work has been resumeI on the duplication of the Caulfield line, and nearly .400 men are employed at present. It is not probable thai! the sgcheme will be completed be fore the estimated time, and for various rea-ons the estimated cbst of the work is likely to be ex ceeded. According to an official statement, 480,'03 cub1: yards of material has been removed, and utihlisea in formation of embank ments at the gravitation yards alt North Me'bourne and .Tottcnham, ana elsewhere. The removal of earth from the cutting near the South Yarra station is now i p:o gress, whilst a large quantity of material has been excavated bet ween Armadale and Malvern'; the depth of the cutting in some pla ces being 14 eicet. Owing to t:e himitea width of excavation in cut tmings, it has not been found possi ble for some tine past to utilise the steam shovel to advantage, but in order to make provision for the goo...
CARRAJUNG SPORTS. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 9 January 1914
CARRAJUNG SPORTS. Favored with a fine .bright d'y, tempered with a cool breeze, the Carrajung New Year's D)ay sports took place under favorable condi tons . The a ttendance, whch numbered. about 400, showe:l a. decided falling off on the previ- us year. This is no doubt'due to the degeneration which hqs t ;:ken place during the last few year of these sports. However, judging by this occasion that period of de pression has passed, and the pre sent committee should soon set p t standard equali it not better thin that existilng a few years:.go, when the sports were fambus through out this portion of South Gipps land. With Mr. D. D. M'Alpine, jnr., as president, the committee are a happy family. The popularity and esteein in which the president is held is unquestionable, and in Mr. Peel the club possesses a very fine secretary. Great credit is due to. the committee for the grea''t ef fort they put forward to redeem the good name of .he clubl, and thel good work of this occasion will sho...
THICK-SKINNED. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 13 January 1914
THICK-SKINNED. Henry Russell, whose descriptive songs were recorded such a hearty ro seption nob many years ago, aLd main tamn a fair amount of popularity ovew to the present day, is.accustomed a tell many stories about .the Southerr 1 States of America. where he spent s good part of his life. Amongst others he relates the following to illustrate he unexampled thickness of'a negrol skin : One night six sable sons of Ham were lying asleep in a hut, with their feet close to a fire that was burning in the centre. No sound was heard save the rhythm of heavy snoring: but there wam an undeniable odour of something burnl. ng pervading the apartment, whicb spoke for itself, and evidently became so apparent that it awoke one of tlhr leepers, who, after rubbing his eyes ;I bewilderment, nudged his next coin panion, and urgently inquired : "Sambo, Sambo, is dat your fooe! which is burning?" The awakened one hesitated, as ml uncertain how to answer, but at last replied : No, Pete, my boy, not m...
WISE AND OTHERWISE. THE TWO MISERS. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 13 January 1914
WISe Al. OTrna?mWl. THE TWO MISERS. r miser living in Kufa had heard 'tat in Bassora also there dwelt a miseo sore miserly than himself, to whom he sight go tf wchool, and from whom be night learn much. Hlo thorofore jour .eyed thither and presented bimself to he great master as a humble beginner a the art of avarice, anxious to learn, ,nd under him to becomo a student. " Weolcome," said the Bassora skin liat; " we will go into the market and u;ik some purchase." They wont to the baker. " LHast thou good broad ?" "Good. indeed. my masters, and am reeh and soft as butter." "Mark this, friend," said the one oi Bassora to his pupil. "Butter is com. pared with bread as being the better if the two; as we can only consume a small quantity of that, it will be the :heapor, and we shall therefore act sore wisely, and more savingly, too .y being satisfied with butter. They then went to the buL~er mar shant and asked if he had good butter " Good, indeed, and as flavoury sb the finest olive oil...