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Coming Sales. MESSRS McCARTIN & Co, [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Star — 13 January 1914
:-·ir:?:i-:.4.?!::-: G-i #i-gi?- ai ?i?-k?:?i.·;:;·-. Comi ngi ales MESSRS M ECARTINK 00, ;iTuesdayJ panuary20l ose sa t Leongatl n conunct~i on w~ith ~Messrs Camipbe~, l~l & Sons.· with M essrs Adamson, StrettlA & Cof. d 2....- WensdyJa~nu ary 21st~·H~S~e Clearigg sale~ "?at M ?avis ? kB-i on account -eo Mr :t Allison o isro lvindgth i :di.:rit:... . lit eof ferl~cl>:ted will incliude draughtand-bIugy oifiises,Iyarh hosad poies shlee piedigreed Jersey ows i n bull .?yrshe heieirisig farmmeoleo - Pi-ac :o ilie ofe· d l peoomen cottage, withquarte, hocre ofu land, u6 bailding aodries : Saturday, ;1January S'21 - o aleaInverlch tot::a!h on aclcout ofrds Mr Jtas Dixond, commenclping eh ati 20t, en theaIntute InverlochCoffe Palaces, wib;lshl be offered Also 4ai and iron builingl' MESSRS JlOSEPH GLARK~I E & -Cor; S aturd'ayi "Januiary~ 24th S~ale :of Inverlo~ch 'toiwniiship a;llo'tmentsi at Mechanrics' Instiit'ute, :Inverloc4h, at 3 p m . Saturday, * January 24...
SMOKE DRIFT. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Star — 13 January 1914
SMOKE DRIFT. "Sir A'"thur Stanley is Governor Sdesignate of Victoria. dRailway ; employes 'in Soutl Africt'v-: :ia re'rout on strike-.?::::: biJa pa n tisa negotiating in Franceii for a-loan of £20 000,000 farml See advertisement. It is claimed that powellise; ...: timber resists dwhiter0ants and dri rot. .liOne great reason r hy languagei die is thattei tjh-are imnheren tly: de: fective. The Jumbunna uminers are outd on strike. 'Powellisied tiomber is being useie enow- for the&'flooritn og :: f cate 'sobools." ' " " Iissuggested that timber trees be plan ted aJiongr all iri.:.gati:on channels. In a strike riot in Buckingham shiret England, a nuo. -mber of police were injured. Weddel & Co, London, predict iger prices for meat during the coming year ,rPneumsonia serum appears tw o be inefficacious in tne case of nativ-es of the tropics The Railway Depaitment has of late startedi tlee-?lianting on its various routesd Somei credulous people have the.: idea that the -Boa...
FAIRBANK. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Star — 13 January 1914
FAIRBANK. The next meeting of the Fair bank Debating Society is to be held. on Wednesday evening, 21st January. The subject for debate being, " Which is the happier, a civilised person or a barbarian." - A new table has been added to the furniture of the local hall for the purpose of introducing inter est in table games. A ping pong tournament was played last week; and was won by Mr K. Billing, the prize being a splendid colleo tion of strawberries, the gift" of Mr O. Rasmussen.
CORRESPONDENCE. MEASUREMENT OF PONIES TO THE EDITOR. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Star — 13 January 1914
- GiCORRESPONDENCE. MEASUREMENT OF PONilES· TO THE EDITOR. iSIR,-There appears to exist at the presendttime a -most: unsatis factory state of affairs in connec tion-with-the heights, oi rather I should say,.the.; official heights.': If ,some rairng poniesIOnile heiar oinhalinder that ' this pony is an incbhunder-height;" while" so and so has: a certificate making hii pony two "inchos; under correct measurement." If these reports, which are pretty. general, are correct, it meaiis that the method of i handicapping by allowing so iimany yards. to the inch isalniost -a'farce. In the-interests of the popular pony races I certainly consider that the South Gippsland Racing Association should take the.lead id righting matters. This could be simnply acpomplished by having all competing ponies at the forthcoming Association Meeting measured on the course in the presence of two stewards. This proceedinggwould regain the confidence of, at present, a doubt inig public, - and I think would be wel...
Postal Information. AUSTRALIA & TASMANIA. LETTERS. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Star — 13 January 1914
Postal Information. AUSTR ALIA & TASMANIAf.. LETTERS, s.d Within Commonivealtih an."d: :-, iall places iiin British En..; : pire, per ounce 0. O1 'Each additional ½soz. .. Oi- : ·' ", -."i'" f . POST CARDS :. i'' .: Within:Coi moiw~io ealth ad? allaplcaes in Brititsh Em?. pire iiglea each . 1Oi .: y eachRSI hacl. i ... To allother places single:;..: 1, Rel cards 0. 3 NEWSPAPERS5 - - Within :Commoniweal thi aind-:-: .New Zealand, for every Snewspapeisup to l0ozs Newspapeis printed outside the Commoibnwealth aire sibject to maga izinerates of postage -.: . -- - U'nited iKingdo0m Not ex- . ::ce"eding 8o., eoeach news- -e paper 0. 1 Eacih ~additioinal 2oz .. For transmissioniwhIolly by ' sea per Orient aindP. and -. O. steame;rs,:160zo :: .. 1 .0 . Other :places nnot exceeding '4ozs 0 Ea~olh aIiditional 20z ;.,.. 0.0 BOOKS, W.ithin the Commonwealth, -: o:i brbooks: printed in :Aus-- r .tralia~ per: 80s or: parom 0O Printed:, ouitside Australia, per,4ozsi, or part thereof 0J,,? T...
Agricultural Society. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Star — 13 January 1914
Agricultural Society;.i, A meeting- of committee was held at th~-ie Leongatha Institiute on Saturday afterrioon,:w-heii: there were present -MessesE. A 'E Nelson (president), Wr.m p Cishin Jas. Allison, S. Mogg, T.Weir~ N E. Hayes, A.-:Allan, P iiNash l J J. Willoughby,: J:i?E Ecolefs,'no o' Hassett, HEJ .Rossiter 'P.: Heinz,: Jas. Begg, D- W:D att, Sill E BeggJ., J Grant, Thus.- Riggall,! F. Johnson Tios. Crightoin, Ed. Nelson; price as last year; fir merry-go round and biuckjumiping show on the grouid at the annual exhibi tio..-N No bluckjiumliing showI, al lowed £i to be chsrged for merry ·:-·Secretar-y- Agric~ultural : Soc~B~ iety Kerag aknggaskini:c' o pee a tioif of the socoiety in;:opposing so mnany valuatiaons upon and.No ?ction. I0 R., Ledongathai asking for use of theishow ground for picicin :on February 11thrlanitaed,.2. uRiibberised Leatheir Co. :asking for space for e?hibition of Trub bierised :leather. on show day. Secrietair?toattenidoii . W: 5;-':R Dark-, Williamstow...
Quips and Quiddites of the Man in the Street. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Star — 13 January 1914
Q ups ands Quidditfes of tde Man in the Street The compliments of the seaso to Mr Edwin Geach of Sydney, togetiheri with thanks for'the: Si'ochinChina hens,'which were dulyappreciated . When time .pe riitsI: will- investiggate:;the statistical -r?arecords'of o-ech, ille with a:.view of ascertaining the present :populationri" of: tlmeni :and hens-Itrn the mieanwtiile per ' haps some of the '.presen t' popu lation ' will rake'l:p their reminis enicesarid: favor- with:bther iJi terestingand d ausing events per taining? to thbe. .good .old: timiesY" of the .. blazed .trail and bridle ,track,q even if: they have. ,si nce followed :along the bridal track 'they need not- keep :ill their: his torical kno0wledge to .themselyves. :.'Christmas holiday sl.bring put the usual crop of snakelyarns and :fish stories, even an Uiispotted " correspondent 'writes to brag of a big bag of fish.- ,Wherie arn :angler "reports -"'.small .things ": he MAY be be elieved,;but- once he starts to .tell f ? quanh...
LEONGATHA SHOW. FEBRUARY 25TH. CLASS A : DRAUGHT STOCK. Stewards: Messrs P. Heintz and G. Williams. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Star — 13 January 1914
FEBRUARY :/CLASS A : -DRAUGFHT- STOCK Stewards Messrs P. feientza G2 Williains. Sec. Diraught Stallion, any age-Fiist prize £: 3 /- gift of Mrj Jas. Allison;iseondlrophy value 301-, rgift of MrO 0 Miles..? - 1 2. Draughit: Colt 93yrs -Firit£2., 2s, gift of Messrs F J. Little iP?,: Ltd; secoiid:20/:. :-: . 3; Draught Colt, 2yrs First 21[/ gift of Mr R: Bait; second 10/ 4. Brood Mare, any age" with foal at foot-First £2 2/-, gift 6f Messrs R. & F. & Lester (second, horse rug, value 22/-, gift of Mr J.f Gaii. S5. Best:Draught Foal of th? sea son--First 20/, gift of'Mr R Bair second 10/ : 6. Dry Mare, any age--First~2i 2/-, gift of Leongatha Co-operative Society;. second, trophy, gift of Mr Geo. Ford. S7. Filly, 3yrs. i-sFirst 21/-, gift of Mr J. W. Sutherland; second0/- : 8.- Fillyi 2yrs.-First21/-, gift of Mr J. H. Campblell; second 10/-. S9. Yearling Filly First 20!, second 10/ •10. Yearling Entire. Colt or Gelding-First 21/-, gift of Mr Jin.o Hendeirson i second. 10/...
MARKETS. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Star — 13 January 1914
Messrs Adamson Strettl e& 'Co. repoirt having held atveryggood sale o Mon 1 iday wek, when. we ,yarded 210:l head f :cattle. and 32 pigs, anddithere w:as?ak:ieii de" mand :ifor all sorts of::stok; es pecially:'fat 0orchoppy. cows and backward spriigers. .Thec follow .ing prices were -obtained :--Very -fat cows upito 0£5 5s, fleshy:soirts from -£4to £5,` milkers ui.ip to -£E6 1i2s 6d:. springers from :£4 lOs to S£5 10,s, yr old .heifeis from £3 10s to £4 5s, 2yr-old. heifers fiom £2 :10s to £3; 5s, yearlings up o:£f£2; 2yr- old steers up tto :£3 ls, year liingsi:: fromi 30s to £2o.:-dd cows fromn£2 : s to £2 lO, buills is: d well;, :making up.to t£6, store cows, good up?to: £4 2s 6d - ood fleshyg cows and springers ajre 'iniired for :::Pigs-Suckers 18s and 18(s 6d, slips up to b26s: The ::bame firmn also drepoits having held aI very suocesssful clearing sale ong c.coint of:-Mr E ;.Molloy, and; taking ~vterr?thing into considera tioni hlis ~nilkers so ld w:ell makiig f?om?£3 t...
SPORT AND PASTIME. THE TURF. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Star — 13 January 1914
~~SP~ORT A;1ND PASTii~- lIME.z a!i ?--; The specal t ?an runninge fromi Melbourne to morrow in io0nnec tion;withuthe races ti be held?+ t Ston y Creek will reachl Leonl g:.-i.requeste ld:hift:t6.winship- aud--d i gat::a:icat 12noonide , r. s ?roise fther ec. The ~ frst race-les timdll or b p m-. wattached f w-li o;genabene ps f gwners bthe speci train te areah L: .:beiter.oiiit tji wliole tliain+:ti.: laskI t:.y ea urseimetn aofmpe tl Associa theor guaranteeo i a heavy onei' it is :assi'i redquegs ta tlosraiidthat -fdill r-i-: st-rdd?siouldet greatly?iinisero te :l_ special' Horseboxes. will also be athe.course :and .n.akenethosr '::;. : own ers.·- Th~e e ntries recei ved are .: rotndings allo the mole t: at lesanst S: rthelargseng cfwd telAsiatis antii -.-; .p atedti . "Y ..' -? _ .:-':.,! .. .}. ::theUefor .heV amigigoo AyO it. is a s:.-.:laido lnd tl? noti. iiitha ftwll . :trotting events,, two. pony 'races, -Thesterday wntsold eingvery populare threourseut' h- ippslanmal the dis...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Star — 13 January 1914
J;G. McPller on' -iRear of Gate House, -Leongatha, S-BUILDER AND CONTRACTOR, INTINMATES to the District.Pub .-::lic that he is prepared to . undertake the erection, on faithful building lines,. of houses, &c., in any part of the district. ..: ;Pictures:Fraried: -: :::-~:·.: - -.: Saws Sharpened. -:: Estimates given for all -lasses of wvork.' Farmers' requirements understobd and properly carried out. WORKMANSHIP GUARANTEED. Fancy Goods Shop. M $cCartin-street, Leongatha. J. and F. A. .FORGE KEEP STATIONERY, BIRTHDAY 1.-PRESENTS, and' WEDDING PRESENTS, Confetti, Glass and China and'all Fancy Goods. Materials for Fancy Work. JAMES CONWAY, S LEONGATHA, GENERAL CARRIER. SWOOD SUPPLIED. SPECIALTY - Furniture Removed to Any Part of Gippsland. All Sorts of Farin Work Undertaken Ploughliing, Drilling, Reaping and Binding, Carting-in, Stacking, &c. •All Orders Promptly Executed. !Only Carrier having a Railway Guarantee. -- FREIGIITS PAID. - "F. W. MORRIS, Carpenter and Builder...
GIPPSLAND CO-OPERATIVE SELLING CO.'S REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Star — 13 January 1914
GIPPsLAND coOPlERATIVE i SELLING COS.. REPORT.. Bitter iChobicest ½d chocel lidoto le-d8 ,good toprime ide 1 secondsl'0d tc10llOd Seiarators sd to. 9d, iDairiss8d Cheese -Prime new loaf and miediumk sizes aremaink g50,d '/ poorer qua litie :,, ler Sedmi matureiidl 67/d to7 mtitired 2d t 8Yd E ggsOdrlines d selected: 8d to 9d new aid to 10 ½d, dlucol 9d toldBaconl PrimeP ligh ie 9d t id21d medium an? fdheaies lower M1iddles 0d to id fsloos 1s, b agged is I d per-lb Wheat FAQ ,s 5'/d fowls whieai?al3s?4'/d t 8O in-feior lower iatis M illing atie wort??l? nomin-ally is 9'd to ??" -? ?feed from tis '2 d.toais9d: -Vaize Prime fla re i nominailly worthC 3s` 9d:· Cjiaf~f Choicei~~c soaten £83: 5s pim~ le £3 s 6 mdium and inferior; lowr Potatoe Car monsar slling at £45st '£ l0s, Pinkes£ 15so£ Ono s Glbsar fein t£ l~
FISH AND FISHING. TO THE EDITOR. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Star — 13 January 1914
FISH AND FISHING. t TO THE EDITOR. . SIR,t-The Mirboo coirresPond ent of:the , Argus ": recentl?y re Sported that since -the opening of Ithe6 blackfishirg "seasoin the "average catch -has beeh small, and the mlajority .of ;the fish on 'the small side."' Similar reports. have .appea8red -in- other news r papers, From: .Koonwarra to Tarwin:- and at Meeniyan also, r smnall fish- and small catches, have been the rule. On Monday Slast four local anaglers-tiuthful men -all- of them-succeeded in landing only .13. fish between tliemn and they acknowledge that had the :strict.letter of the Game Law`s been. obseirved- some.. of these would have :been- returned .to-- :the water. A-pparently. the " Unspotted ":angler of to-day's. STAR isi more skilled -than :his feillows, or he mhiy be a more:: ac-. complished 1 ,-r The iatter qUialification is one Possessed by~ some anglers i : a remarkable degree" The majority of anglers, spotted or uiunspotted, do not deny that?the aniount of angling that go...
MARKET TRAIN FOSTER TO LEONGATHA. Next Date, Thurs., Jan. 15th [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Star — 13 January 1914
kMARKETTRAIN. : O. 'STER 6 TO OleEONGATHAI. "e xtate;, Thbur , . J " tli Up rFoster (dep.)*h . 9 . Hoddleange: . :. 9,19 Fish Creek .. 9.26 Boys ..9.34, :Buffalo ' 9.40 - -Stony: reek .. 9.49 .. eeniyan' 91.540 ' Tefwin ?Koonwarra 108 Leongatha (arr.)'... 10.30 Wise's Victoria Post Office DirectLry, 1912i) to hand, is the only complete : Dectory of Victoria published. Price 21s' Offices, 349 Collins street, Mel bourne.
MELBOURNE PIG MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Star — 13 January 1914
MELIBOURN E S1IG. MARKET' SAdanmson,s trettlef&OO iecportf 2,450.yarded. Stores-Srimall sorts from 20s to 25s, medium fromin.82I to 32s. Porkers-Prinie Right weights 35s to 40s, medium and good 42s to 45s, heavy 48s to 55s. Bacon pigs-Prime heavy.J weights 70s to 79s, mediumnand. good 65s to 70s, prime and light 1 55s to 63s. Backfatters-Extlrat prime and weighty' £7.to£8 primie Fats. £5 10s to £L ? lOs?1?p~iprime medium 75s to 90s,;:?fouiigh from 55e to 65s.i
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Star — 13 January 1914
Leongatha. : :Sheep and Cattle Salesmen Stock. Statioii, Laiidl & Financial Agents. :: CATTLE SALES, 1914. ",i- Leongatha. Korumb'ra. Thurs Friday. January .:. 8 22 .. 2 16 30 February .. 5 19 .::..::3 27: M:arch. . 5 19' 11:3 :27: April 2 16 30 24 May .; 14 28 S... 22 June 1... 1 25 5. 19 July .. 9 23 3 17 31 August : 6 20 . 14 28 September 3 17 .. 11 25 October ..; 1 15 29-' 9 :23;i ..Novemb;er .; 12 .26:,: ..: 6: 20: December ...10 24 .. 4 18 *Denotes Fiist Sale. . Agents for Sun Isire Office o:-lonial Mutual Life;: National Tristees Eixecu. tars and Agency Co. :;:./:.' .-.Head office, Leongatha. Branch office -Korumburri~.- --..-. LoansINegotiated. Phone 28, Leongat:a O) UR NEXT. SALE :' :.: ON THURSDAY.. 22D JAN. :.·Horse Sale .1 : . :o. -: ." . LEONGATHA. Tuesday, January 27th, 1914. 1~j cCARTIN & CO "(in conjunction ilL with CAMPBELL & SONS of Kirk's Bazaar, Melbourne) will hobld -a Sale of Horees, -at their-Yards, Leon gatha, on Tuesday, January 27th,...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Star — 13 January 1914
?FIRE' FIRE! -CRAIG'S NEWS.AGENCY' TEMPORARY: PREMISES IN : ':.SNELL'S BUILDINGS,' :: Two Do6rs From Old Corner. NTEW Stock Stationery, 56Cn-. ' feotionery ai d School Booka .Tickets for Eiglit ?ours and: Druids'. Art: Unions. .. % = , -,, : " . . . - .: , .. ,., 'Do You Want Good Value For Y(6orMoney.?:i PRICES RIGHT. : " IF SO, CALL ON T. H. COCHRAN, Years with Robison--Bros., Engineers, BOILER MAKERS SCoppersmiths, Etc.) LATE R HI. BSIMON, 'PLUMBER and TINSMITH, &c., LEONGATHA, -iOR the Following Lines :--TAKS, TROUGHS, and- BATHS, and all Iron •' Work in connection with Houses and Farms. Windmills supplied and ierected.' Dairy. Utensils manulactured on the premises. Cycles new and second': 'hand), Cash or Terms. Sundries kept in stock; good assortment. Repairs of al .-descriptions promptly executed. Brazing (Cast Iron and Other Metals) done Sewing Machines- repaired. Satisfaction guaranteed. H . OT and COLD WATER, GAS, STEAM, REFRIGERATING, and SEWARAGE CONNECTIONS LAID ...
District News. MEENIYAN. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Star — 13 January 1914
- MEENIYAN. Aeetiig- oficominiitteei of the Meeniyan R.C. races was heldfoni -Fridty-6eveniiig, Ms W yJFarell beingin thelhaifitr.All accounts iin connection with the recent: races were passed for payment. The secretary (Mr P Griffin) said that :he thought; roughly ~speaking, ithe profit ohi the late meetinig wvould be about £12. Theiannual.meeting .of the Vic: t:orian Bush Nursing As~ociation; Meeniyan- ce ntre, vwas held in-the iall oni Saturday: evening Mr. H Dicikson, J.P,. iiithe? ch?liir- The attendance wasivef·urciihit shialler thaiih~lait.year. -The -balanc:isheet aa rteadainid adopted. ,The. secre tariy: stated. that 'the . nirse I.hadi attended 130: cases during the: ten moionthes I The following .-ere*. ap pointed to the committee?.for the ensuing teri :M~?sj Marshiallaridi Messrs A. McDonarild,P McWhinney and :Straniey,(Stony Creek)- It .was decided to callia -special meetiighof committee for -Friday, January .16, at 2 p.r,; mforthe election of officers ;and general busi...
No Title [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Star — 13 January 1914
At a meetfingof' .the Leongatha :Agriicultural Society held 'on Saturday afterno b'it iii.question of judging -thi ize, -potato and nion crops wasB discussed, anid it Was considerendthat lobal judges :would be? far`iore satisfactory Sthan placirig the w:rk? ii the hands of th'e Agric iltural Depart menit as custorary.- Messrs D.; -Spencer:andTF Morgan were ap pointed to judglethe .ornion' crops, Sand Messrs Geo ?,Williams and A. Allan-will adjitcate upon the poItat6oesifandt maize - Fa rmerts are: reminded thateienftries close' on Saturday, January 24.t The fifth anlnual/giathering of th'e; Leongattia a ridDistrict Cale -doniani-Society, ill be ':held on the Re6reation l;eserve-: o? Moniday, January r26th':: An' excele lproir gramne .has- beein arranged, in cluding -dancing ;;by'ad ults and juveniles;, 'pipe music, Scottish gamies-: and *.numerous athletic Sevents:: MThi champion South and SPoprt: Melbouirne .Pipe Bani d has been engaged for: the day ;also Sthe. Le ongatha. Towii: B...