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CARRAJUNG. [Newspaper Article] — Glengarry, Toongabbie and Cowwarr Journal and Central Gippsland Reporter — 9 January 1914
CARRAJUNG. The following- is the rain'all at Carrajung1 for the month ot De cember: points. 3rd 40 23rd ... ... 6 24th ... ... 35 26th ... . ... 13 31st 18 Total 112 Total 112 For corresponding month, 1912, 272 pts. Total for 1913, 44 27. ,STor 1912, 35.07, 'and for 0-911,. 52.80 I Droughty conditions are at pre : sent existing. The presence ot | whirlwinds, easterly winds ?.nd : cold nights, constitutes the bulk of the weather for the past six weeks. j Feed is abundant, anl da'rv : herds ar edoing well.
A Lesson on Conte[?]. [Newspaper Article] — Glengarry, Toongabbie and Cowwarr Journal and Central Gippsland Reporter — 9 January 1914
.\ wesson on Conxeritmen. . Let me tell you a fable wiiich maj Qclp to teach a lesson on content ment. In a room, there wi-j a gold fish, in a glass globe, in filter; ant there was a canary up in Sr^age by tht window. It was a very hot day; and the fr=h in the globe, and the canary in the cage began talking (of course vou know in fables anything can talk). The fish said, "I wish I couid sing like ;hat canary. i should like to be up there in that cage." And the canary, who was uncommonly hot, said, "Oh, how nice to be down in that cool watei where the lish is!" Suddenly a voice said, " Canary, go dowri to the water Fish, go up into the cage!" Inime' diately they both exchanged places. Weren't they happy! Wasn't the fish happy up in the cage? Wasn't the canary happy down in the cool water! How long aid their happiness last, dc you think? Ah! God had given to the canary and the fish " according to theii ability." lie had given each a place suited to their nature. There was once a bisho...
TRARALGON RACES. YESTERDAY. A RECORD MEETING. HORSE BREAKS ITS NECK. [Newspaper Article] — Glengarry, Toongabbie and Cowwarr Journal and Central Gippsland Reporter — 9 January 1914
TRARALGON RACES. YESTERDAY. A RECORD MEETING. HORSE BREAKS ITS NECK. Office-bearers:-President, Mr.. E. S. Wliit'takers; vice-presidents, Messrs. J. D. Campbell, C. E. Clarke. T. Standing and John Morgan; committee, Messrs. P. Dunbar, B. Dunbar, G. Marsh, -- Hugh Campbell, Trood, W. M. Bruce, A. Dunbar, G. J. Hill, R. Dowling, Challman, T. Cos- j griff, Vivian, N. Matheion, and Dr. Hagenauer. judge, Mr. E. S. Whittakers; starter, Mr. R.» G. Timbs; measurer of ponies,. Mr. P. Dunbar; clerk ot course, Mr. T. Cos? riff; clerk ot scales, Mr. S. Hinde; stewards, Messrs. Whittakers, J. D. Campbell, A. Dunbar, Marsh, Trood, P. Dun bar, Burstall, Standing, W. M. Bruce; hon.'surgeons, Drs. sT. A. M'Lean and Hagenauer; handi capper, Mr. Cox, hon. secretary, Dr. M'Lean. The Traralgon Race Club's New Year's meeting: was held yesterday, and, as predicted, it \vas by a Ion*?' way the most successful meeting the club has had during its 23 or 27 years' existence. The weather was just as if (the clu...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Glengarry, Toongabbie and Cowwarr Journal and Central Gippsland Reporter — 9 January 1914
THE Minister of the CONGREGATIONAL MISSION CHURCH, Fitzroy, Melbourne. Sends his opinion of § " I mas recommended to try Clements Tonic. I was completely run down, suffered from nervous prostration, with insomnia and severe headaches. I ! had spent much money on j medicines to no purpose. " One bottle put me right and was worth its weight in gold. '' I recommend this medi cine strongly. ( Signed) JOHN HOSKING." The Rev. J. HOSKING, D.D.. is known as an earnest church worker, and his testimony to CLEMENTSTONIC was sent for the good it might do, This medicine is certain in its effects on run down or irritated nerves, and quickly 1 relieves Biliousness, Weakness, Loss of ileep. Poor Appetite, Constipation and Indigestion. ALL CHEMISTS and STORES SELL IT, Miss Ada Farmer, L.A.B.. Late of Bendigo Conseryatorium of Music Teacher of VOICE PRODUCTION and PIANOFORTE, begs to announce that ah is visiting Traralgon every TUESDAY and may be interviewed at St. James' Hall Hours : 12.30 to 5.30 p...
DESTRUCTIVE BUSH FIRES. A BEAUTY SPOT ON THE LAKES RUINED. GREAT LOSSES OF WATTLE BARK AND FENCING. [Newspaper Article] — Glengarry, Toongabbie and Cowwarr Journal and Central Gippsland Reporter — 9 January 1914
DESTRUCTIVE BUSH FIRES. A BEAUTY SPOT ON THE LAKES RUINED. GREAT LOSSES OF WATTLE' BARK AND FENCING. On Tuesday last a most des tructive bush fire broke out at the back of Mr. Burv's property, near Metung; and during the even ing the fire travelled f. om the d - recti on of Nowa Nowa, burnt to wards this spot, and the flames of both outbreaks met. An appalling conflagaiion resulted, by which the property owners between Bell's Point and Stewart's landing 'ost heavily. Mr. Bury lost between £800 and £1000 worth ot wattle bark, and over two miles ot len cing, and others had similar losses. It is stated thai fins was he frs fire to pas-; through that country in the history of the Lakes, anr' magnificent fern gullies, beauti ful tracts o! native country, t,ees and shrub- , growing to j e feet.on, huge grey box tr es, g-o ing 250 feet high, and othsr valuable tim ber, was reduccd to ashes. The gullies that were once the haunts ot the Lyre bird are now barren and unsightly, and en less r.o...
BACHELORS IN TURKEY. [Newspaper Article] — Glengarry, Toongabbie and Cowwarr Journal and Central Gippsland Reporter — 9 January 1914
BACHELORS IN TURKEY. Both the State and the Church ii. Turkey combine to make a bachelor'. life miserable. As loiig as a man'. parents are living he can live with them without experiencing any diili i-ulty. But as soon as tney die lit must obtain, permssinn from both civil and re'igious authorities before he can be admitted to any other hou. . hold; and, moreover, it is the duty v. the proprietor of the household he on ;ers to see that males, arid not fem.ilf?. wait upon hi'.n. Should the bachelor be possessed of sufficient means to oc cupy a house or rent unfurnished apartments, he cannot obtain such privilege unless he can show that n woman of undeniable repute livc: A*ith him therein. Mother, sister. 01 aunt will remove this difficulty. Bu a man without any relations may b&lt; without a home for an indefinb' period.
CONCERNING THE GLOVE. [Newspaper Article] — Glengarry, Toongabbie and Cowwarr Journal and Central Gippsland Reporter — 9 January 1914
CONCERNING THE GLOVE. "Ilow fond we are of using the glove for purposes of simile," remarks s writer. "For instance, to be hand in ;?love with anyone expresses a particu larly close and intimate understand ing" betwec-n two people. A cat in clove catches no mice: which mp.;.7i« that work requiring skill and prompt ness needs very downright handling. To throw down the glove or gauntlet :s an action of defiance, to pick it 'ir. is to accept, the challenge. "To fit like a glove is a simile foi all that can be desired in the cut and ecmfort of a garment. To say that r man is closely gloved is not to call him a liberal person; and to remark Hint his gloves are always laige is t&lt; ?rodi t him with a generous disposition To give one's s.-jlf gloves is to boast When we should sav 'Walls havr aars,' Germans pay 'There is a glov )n the hearth.'"
A JAPANESE DINNER. [Newspaper Article] — Glengarry, Toongabbie and Cowwarr Journal and Central Gippsland Reporter — 9 January 1914
A JAPANESE DINNER. A great dinner-party in Japan is very_ formidable thing indeed. Ac jording to Sir Edwin Arnold, th; quests are surrounded by 20 or 21 dishes, ol which you may partake a.&lt; jften as- you please, and just vhen yon ploa.-e. You may leave off and chat, le says, and begin at the beginninr :gain, if you like. Even after every me has had enough, the substantia.' part of the meal only '.'ommences-lot he Japanese. The tfine is removed ind a big white tub is Drought in fill .d with hot boiled rice. Along with t fresh tea arrives once more, and .hen each native guest will eat twt ?>owls of rice, and then another soak .d with tea. It is hard to see when enjoyment comes in.
BUINED BY HIS PIG. [Newspaper Article] — Glengarry, Toongabbie and Cowwarr Journal and Central Gippsland Reporter — 9 January 1914
BUINED BY HIS PIG. Fiction narrates many incident? wherein animal pets figure as cause of the ruin or salvation of their owner fn real life such instances are by m means rare. Not long ago there died in a work house: a man named John , who len years ago, was a prosperous farm er, but who^ was brought to poverty by (?ne day - discovered that his pip sty needed patching uj>. so he trans ferred his pigs to a hastily construct prl enclosure under an old shed. Thr mother pig began looting about anr: turned up some a.ceient gold pieces There was a legsc-i 'hat the farm h:ir jnee been the site oi sn old monnsie-; and that in the troublous times nf thr eighth Henry the. monks had hidden their treasure in the garden. What more natural than that .hould think his pier had dipcovernn he hiding place of the monki=h crnV ITfi gave up working his farm anrl &lt;.]'? \roted all his time to digging about th&lt; hnrnyard, pulling down old walls, nn-i ronerally taking up the professi...
THICK-SKINNED. [Newspaper Article] — Glengarry, Toongabbie and Cowwarr Journal and Central Gippsland Reporter — 13 January 1914
THICK-SKINNED. Henry Russell, whose descriptin songs were pccorded such a hearty ro caption not many years ago, ai.d main tain a fair amount of popularity evoi to the present day, is accustomed :t tell many stories about the Southarr States of America, where he spent s food part of his life. Amongst others . relates tue following to illustrate ht unexampled thickness of a negro' skin : One night six sable sons of Ham wert lying asleep in a hut, with their feel close to a fire that was burning in th&lt;: centre. No sound was heard save thf rhythm of heavy snoring: but there was an undeniable odour of something burn ing- pervading the apartment, which ipoke for itself, and evidently became BO apparent tnat it awoke one of the jleepers, who, after rubbing his eyes .'n bewilderment, nudged his next com panion, and urgently inquired : " Sambo, Sambo, is dat your fool which is burning ?" The awakened one hesitated, as ll onoertain how to answer, but at last replied : " No, Pete, m...
WISE AND OTHERWISE. THE TWO MISERS. [Newspaper Article] — Glengarry, Toongabbie and Cowwarr Journal and Central Gippsland Reporter — 13 January 1914
WISE ANI» OTHEKWIM. THE TWO MISERS. A miser livmg in Kufa had Heard kat in Bassora also there dwelt a misei .ore miserly than himself, to whom h« aight go tf school, and from whom be night learn much. He therefore jour .eyed thither and presented himself tc he great master as a humble beginner u the art of avarice, anxious to learn, uid under him tc become a student. Welcome," said the Bassora Bkin lifct; " we will go into the market and u. ko some purchase." They went to the baker. " Hast thou good bread?" " Good, indeed, my masters, and ab Yeah and soft as butter." " Mark this, friend," said the one of Bassora to his pupil. " Butter is com. pared with bread as being the bettei »f the two; as we can only consume s imall quantity of that, it will be the jheaper, and we shall therefore act Bore wisely, and more savingly, too »y being sausfied with butter. They then went to the buuer mer «hant and asked if he had good butter " Good, indeed, and as flavoury at the finest olive oil." "M...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Glengarry, Toongabbie and Cowwarr Journal and Central Gippsland Reporter — 13 January 1914
You Should be Determined In r. jeclirm tin- w itbh-s-i and ffq'untly i ju'iiu!0 cnirrterf-it'wliioli a:e cnietin:c' piishu) for the s:&lt;.fce "f create g«io »8 '.j-iot . - f.ood" as the GENUINE SANDER d SONs' PURE VOi A1ILR EUGAL^ PI'I EXTRACT. ' JBc nnt deceived ! SAN DER'S EXTRACT 13 rec gnised ly ,'th4* ilk-beat medic -1 authorities as posa fsing unique slinrn atfriR, healing aud antistpUc powers. The preparation of SA SDEK'S KX'RaCT from ih> pure selecte 1 leucs, and the lefinement y gpi*i-i»l procts es pivts it cur live virtu-s peculiarly its own. Therefore, le not milled! Dtmmd rl i;,si*t > pou tli« GKNUINE SANDER EX TRACT, -end you will do:i\e tbs benefit 'thousands have deiived from it before. When i'l ycu d'.ould n&lt; t d. prcsa jouiself a or; by 'lie e&lt; u:m -n, bulky I'nd iinusootiiig iu'h yp'11s ( i's nrd so-called rxtract-i. Wlmt you w i t i- qu.'Ji;y i>nd r> Jiibi i(y in sniill ."o r ; in &lt;1 Hi s vf'U find only in- SAN...
THE NEWRY DISTRICT. [Newspaper Article] — Glengarry, Toongabbie and Cowwarr Journal and Central Gippsland Reporter — 13 January 1914
THE NEWRY DISTRICT. (By "Leader" Reporter. The most successful farmers in the Newry district, are those who make a point of artificial'y water ing their crops every year .They have proved to their complete sa tis/action how fallacious is the idea that there is no need lor irrigati n m ..Gipps'and. On the contrary, their experience teaches that e en in the wettest seasons a profitable use can be made ot the irrigation plant. Every few- years Gipps land farmers suffer from long rainless autumns, in which the grass dries right up, all vegetation wilts, and the dairy herds, de prived ot succulent herbage, fall away heavily in the mi k yield. In other years there, is a dry winter or spring, at which the absence ot ram at a critical stage m t:ie plant's growth prejudices its fulj growth. The autumn ot w II long be remembered, l~e ause ot (the long, rainless period |that inte - veneel from the middle ot 'anusry, until practically June. The dairy output fell away seriously, whi st the maize...
A. M'Lean and Co. [Newspaper Article] — Glengarry, Toongabbie and Cowwarr Journal and Central Gippsland Reporter — 13 January 1914
A. M'Lean and Co. The Sale branch repo t having soM over 8000 sheep fiice Christ mas, at prire? similar to those iu hng previous to the holi 'ays, gra ziers, notwithstanding the dry s;:elt 01 weather, being encouraged to stock U:j bv the apparent y a sured [ 'mcrea-e 1 earning capaci y of sheep owing to the high rates lu'mg lor mutton and Iamb caused by the demand for export. We held a special sale a' the Bo o i;.rh yar;ls on Thurs lay f ist, when we tuba:fc tea 8,500 I'.d auit on. , Althcugh the sa'cs were a little draggy, prices were very satisfactory, and a big clearance was effedted. The fol lowing are some of the rrices ob tained bv us:-Act. Exor.-. late J. Lee, Lcebrook, 680 crossbred wethers, 4 ttooth, good fra res/nn'd condition, 15s 3rt; W.. joys c'ro s. do. 14s 9d; G. Waugh's crossbred ewes, well grown, 15s; C.'a/ash.t ewefe, and wethers, 16s; Kerr B os cross and comeback ewes, good' condition, fair frames, lis; J. L. Bowman's 1030 .cros bred wethe s 2-too'th, fair frames,...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Glengarry, Toongabbie and Cowwarr Journal and Central Gippsland Reporter — 13 January 1914
Auctioneers. A. Mo LEAN & CO. J S&ok, Station, Land and Financial Agents, TRARALGON. MAFFRA. MORWELL. MELBOURNE Sales conducted under the per sonal supervision of Mr. W. J. M'Lean. At the request of Melbourne ?>uy ers, and starting the moment the i Melbourne mid-day train arri ves at Trarafgon. SPECIAL SALE OF PIGS! , At TRARALGON and MOR WELL. .WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 14. Starting at TRARALGON at 12.30 sharp, and at MORNVLL at 2.15 sharp. 'A. M'LEAN and CO. will sell at their yards as above: 250PIGS, including Bacon Pig?, porkers, backfatters and stores. Vendors will please book up as early as possible. Melbourne buyers are assured, and the Traralgon district buyers tor stores wi 1 be infull attendance. NOT.-Fast drazs will leave Traralgon immediately on conclu sion of Traralgon sates for Mor welll, so buyers and sel'ers will be able to attend both sales. £1,000 Splendid Store Sheep! ANNUAL SHEEP SALES MORWELL. THURSDAY, JANUARY 22nd. TRARALGON FRIDAY, JANUARY 23. A. ...
Mathieson and Dvis [Newspaper Article] — Glengarry, Toongabbie and Cowwarr Journal and Central Gippsland Reporter — 13 January 1914
Mathieson and Dvis Report:-Fat cat le: Gcnd yard ing at Cowwarr, but lighter sup ply at Sale, and prices a shade easier. Useful bullocks so'd to £8 5s, lightweights, £5 16s, best to.vs fco £ 715s, |u = efu[Wdo. to £6 6s, Jight weights !to £4 15s, heifers to £3 5s. We sold drafts 'or Mess's. J. Monds, Kenda'l, D. O'Sulhvan, H. Roberts, Hammond Bros., H. HammiH, W. O'Brien, H. 5Vh chell, A. Holm, Mr=.. Allm'an, P. O'Brien /. Garratt. D. O'Brien, M'Lnren and G. Brooks. Store cattlc. Mo dera'e supply forward, and mark-1 wi'.hout animation. Forward con ditioned rows to £4 4s, store cows to £3 12? 6d, youn^" heifers to 53s, steers 54s 6d, poddies to £3s 6d. S'ie2p: Light supply at Sa'e. At tSratford we yrarde l over 9000 very sa'eable sheep, princi pally from the breede.-s, and had a sp'endid clearance. Good qual ity sheep continue to se'I well. We sold Mr. Jno. Lee,s crossb ed wethers to 13s 3d. Thos. Fall's crossbred ewes in grand &lt; onditKn and well grown 16s 6d, Hal 's iu'l ...
COMMERCIAL. GIPPSLAND STOCK MARKETS Theo. B. Little and Co. [Newspaper Article] — Glengarry, Toongabbie and Cowwarr Journal and Central Gippsland Reporter — 13 January 1914
COMMERCIAL. GIPPSLAND STOCK MARKETS Theo. B. Little and Co. P.eport:-At Stratford cn Mondiy, not many s'-eep in. Good yard.ng ot fat and store cattle, which sold well. Heifers to £6 '5?, rows to £5 17s 6d. Good yarding at Morivell, and brisk sale for all c!a s:s. At Safe air our fat cattle pens lull, and everything dispo c:I of, com petition bdng good throughout; cows to £6 8s, 'heifers £5 13s, light bullocks to VC5 18s, cows and vea ler calves, £ 62^. A farr number ot stores, including several lets of cows and calve-, The bidding was forward and spirited, and nearly all sold. Lines of 2 year old steers to £2 5s, cows with cat ves to £5 4s, heifers in calf, £3 lis. Small yarding ot sheen, and total clearance effectted. 50 fat' ewes at 15s 3d, 70 do. at 14s 9d, 25 wethers at 16s Id, small Iambs at 10s.
BOYCOTTING FARMERS LUMPERS STRIKE IN THE RIVERINA. [Newspaper Article] — Glengarry, Toongabbie and Cowwarr Journal and Central Gippsland Reporter — 13 January 1914
BOYCOTTING FARMERS LUMPERS STRIKE IN THE RIVERINA. Although harvesting oper.ticns are pracU'a'Iy over, the trouble between the Farmers' and Set'-1 tiers' As o~iatioT an'l the Rural Workers' Union is still serious. On Wednesday it was' reported that all pro:lu~e ca ted by fa mers or by non-unionists to the railway yards to bo stacked or trucked would nor be handled when it ea thed its destination. It was s'atfcd that various unions had a reed to refuse to handle any wheat de clared black by the Rural Work ers' Union, an t, faced by this pre dicament, lending buyers' a ents are inclined to suspend buyin .. un til. matters are settle! .between the unions and the farmer... 'ihe buyers' representatives are not at all eager to take the risk of pur chasing " b'ack" wheat to fin 1" the unions refusing to ban 11 . it at the '-oast. Neil her buyers or agents of the shipping companies were consulted when the trouble com mence:!.. A stri're ocoured on Wednes day in the wheat yards 111 II: nty. ...