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BALLARAT MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Warracknabeal Herald — 6 February 1914
B LIilAlUT MARKET. Values underwent little change in the Ballarat cattle 'ami sheep on Tuesday. : Prime bullocks Bold at from £11 to £12 7/6, and prime cowa from £8 to £9, with extra prime to £10 15/ The boat o£ .the GO calves for sheep was brisfc, and prices fallow ed a slight improvement on high rates. Prime crossbred wethers realised fram l8/« to lS/S. extra prime from 21/ to 23/3, and a few to 25/, prime ewes frolic1.6/6,"to 17/6, and ex tra prime from 19/' to 20/4. i . Primp lambs wove tnlten at from 17/6° 18 and extra prime from 19/ to 20 k; few 'to 25/6.
THE HARVEST SEASON. YIELDS AT KENMARE. [Newspaper Article] — Warracknabeal Herald — 6 February 1914
THE HARVEST SEASON. YJELDS AT KENM.-VRE. The wheat yield in the Kenmare district was very satisfactory, :' the average being about 5 bags per acre. In many cases from T» 'to bags per | acre were harvested, the sample' be* | log an excellent one. This part of the j mallee was fortunate in escaping the i ravages of the rust fiend, which in | other centres did much to diminish the returns. The -farmers generally tire awakening to the fact that smaller I areas, &lt;and well worked fallow, is the l secret of success. In almost every : instance a profitable yield was obtain ed from well worked fallowed land last season. WHEAT AT PINNAROO. , The carting of the season's wheat at Pinnaroo is .-drawing to a close. About 90,000 bags have been delivered. SELECTION OF SEED. The selection of seed wheat bv the Victorian farmers themselves, and the growing of seed wheat from chosen heads, are strongly urged "by the De partment of Agriculture, and for se« veral years past the department itse...
SALES AT PINNAROO. FARMS AND STOCK OFFERED. EXPECTATIONS NOT REALISED. [Newspaper Article] — Warracknabeal Herald — 6 February 1914
SALES AT PINNAROO. FARMS AND STOCK OFFERED. EXPECTATIONS NOT REALISED. ' The large attendance at a sale of Pinnaroo farms conducted by Dalgety and Co,, at the Pinnai'oo Institute, re centlj', could (says the "Times") have "been taken as propheic of business eventuating, but despite the very ear nest endeavors of the auctioneer to in duce competition, every offering failed to reach the-reserve. Coining on top of an indifferent harvest, and the tem porary depression that usually follows these periods, the . time was possibly inopportune for a land sale. Under these circumstances, the lack of inter est shown was no fair criterion of land . values. The probabilities" are, if tho harvest had reached anything like an ticipations, there would not have been the slightest difficulty in obtaining a fair margin above the reserve. For Mr. J. II. J. Pahl's fine holding near the township the biggest offering was £5 15/ per acre, a figure which, it is understood, was very little under the owner's ...
DESTRUCTION OF THISTLES. LESSON FOR NEGLIGENT LANDOWNERS. A HEAVY PENALTY. [Newspaper Article] — Warracknabeal Herald — 6 February 1914
DESTRUCTION OF THISTLES. LESSON FOR NEGLIGENT LAND. OWNERS. A HEAVY PENALTY. The first prosecution under the Thi ne Act In the Borung Shire took place at1 tlio Police Court on Wednesday, when Wm. Abbott, shire inspector, proceeded against Edward Galvin for neglecting to destroy thistles on his property in the pariah of Cannum. Mr. ,W. G. Siultli, P.M.,..'presided. The shire was represented by Mr. Pitcher. Defendant did uot appear. Win. Abbott said he visited the pro perty referred to on November 11th. and found it badly infested with the saffron thistle. Notice to have his land cleared \vas served on defendant on November 19th, and.,, lie promised to take steps to have the thistles eradicated. Witness inspected the place again on January titli, and found that nothing had been done on the property. A few thistles had been cut on the road. A few days after wards he saw defendant, who said he would attend to the matter. On Janu ary Mth another inspection was made, but no steps had been...
PERSONAL. [Newspaper Article] — Warracknabeal Herald — 6 February 1914
PERSONAL. Mr. W. Hutchinson, Minister for Agriculture, on 'Monday afternoon paid a visit to the Central Research Farm at Werribee. He was much im pressed with the magnificent lucerne growth. Mr. II. Pearse and daughter left for an extended trip to New Zealand by the Ulimaroa on January 28th. They were bid bon voyage by a large num ber of relatives, amongst whom were Mr. and Mrs. W. L. Pearse and their three daughters from Wagga. New South Wales. •> The Rev. Father Waldron left. War* ra knuheal this week, having been appointed to take charge of the Quam* batook parish. He _eame to War* racknabeal from Horsham a little over 12 months ago, when the Rev. Father Lynch left on a trip to the old country. During his term hero Father Waldron made himself popu ! >ai\ not only wdth the member* of his own denomination, but with the people of the town aud district gen erally. Prior to his departure the re verend gentleman's friends tendered him a valedictory presentation. He -will be succe...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Warracknabeal Herald — 6 February 1914
HIDES AND SKINS. The Australian Mercantile Land and Finance Co..Ltd. report:—Sheepskins —Merino and fine cross pelts and spring lambs %d. to Vid. better. Hides —Keen competition, kips and good conditioned %tl. better. Tallow—-Flirm at late rates. Simply . Wonderful. "My little girl Zelda suffered so con tinuously with croup that I 'began to think she., would never get. better," writes Mrs. Gaunalett, 169 Adelaide Road, 'Newtown, N.Z. "Seeing Cham berlain's Cough Remedy advertised I thought I would try it, and could see a change In her straight away. It.is simply*, wonderful how quickly .Cham berlain's Cough ;Remedy relieved the .child." Sold \by Hutchinson. and Co, and J. N. Woolcott. - Messrs. Mitchell . Bros, and .White will hold a special sheep sale;:at GUm wylln yards, 10 miles from Stawell, on Friday, 13tli'"Inst-..''The -catalogue comprises .7000 crossbred, comeback,, and merino sheep. Tenders are invited by, Mr. Jas. ■Irwin, architect, for. tflio-. erection of a tiraiier resi...
GALAQUIL. OLD LANDMARK DEMOLISHED. [Newspaper Article] — Warracknabeal Herald — 6 February 1914
GfiLAQUIL , (From pur Correspondent;) OLD LANDMARK DEMOLISHED. Wheat carting is about over. There are only a few loadsto deliver that were delayed on account of the storm. Very l-'itle damage was done,- except by blowing down the chimney of the old school,, and the/ west verandah. The 'building' is "now -'being, takoln down, and. soon a famillar^landraark, and one of the fi^st.,.|)uildings in the district will be gone.'; . . EXCEPTIONAL DUST STORMS. The dust. tJvis season has been something-terrible, in many., places equal(.tp drought year. Th* two "worst, days f were Tuesday and, Wednesday, following the. heavy rain. ..One far I mer /lias one' of his large dams three I parts full of sand that has drifted into it. DISTRICT DEPOPULATED. ~ Through the disposal of property at the east one family will be leaving, •but two.more fanrftierf will.be coming \o jiiaf 'psrt. Around here it .is the opposite. One family has left, and no other coming. Close by here there are 5% square miles,,and ...
CLOSER SETTLEMENT. [Newspaper Article] — Warracknabeal Herald — 6 February 1914
CLOSER SETTLEMENT. &nbsp; Interesting details as to the progress made in the Rochester irrigation dis- trict were given in a document pre- pared by the State Rivers and Water Supply Commission for the informa- tion of land seekers. &nbsp; &nbsp; It is stated that the total area pur- &nbsp; chased for closer settlement in the Rochester district, exclusive of Echu- &nbsp; ca Estate, was 24,000 acres, of which, &nbsp; at the time, about 200 acres were irri- &nbsp; gated. Since the district was first made available, in 1911, 15,000 acres have had water rights allotted, and &nbsp; practically the whole of that area is &nbsp; under cultivation. &nbsp; Dealing with the several estates, it &nbsp; is stated that in Bamawm, where there &nbsp; were 21 families in 1911, there are &nbsp; now 150; in Nanneella, where there &nbsp; were 6 families, there are now 85; and in Cornelia Creek,...
PERSONAL. [Newspaper Article] — Warracknabeal Herald — 10 February 1914
PERSONAL. Mr. ,M. Lynch, of ■brought into Nurse Burgess hospital on Saturday suffering from « seizure and partial paralysis of U o right log. Yesterday he was doing ;8 well «s could be expected. The Rev. Father Puggan. who has been appointed to take charge o£ the Warrnckiiabeal parish till the of tho Rov. Father Lynch, conducted Mass at St. Mary's Church on Sunday, and was welcomed by a largo congre gation. , Mr. George Young, the popular anan ag'er of tlie Murtoa branch:«E Messrs. Young Bros., auctioneers, has (writes the "Standard), been appointed to the management of the Warraoknaboal branch, and he expects to remove with His family to his new quarters at the end of the month. Other Important ■staff changes are pending, "which will be announced in due course. George Young, who Is the eldest son of Mr.' Tlioo. Young, of Horsham, se nior partner of the Ann. has resided 1 at Murtoa for about 11 years, and has : entered with spirit into every move ment for the advancement of the ■tow...
JEPARIT WEIGHTS. [Newspaper Article] — Warracknabeal Herald — 10 February 1914
JEPAR1T WEIGHTS. Jeparit .Cup—^Hopevale 9.7, Miss "Merriaug 9.2, Yaapeet 9.0, Ballapur 7.b, Ivy May 7.4, Harmony 7.0, Kopi 6.10. Ladies' Bracelet—Hopevale 12.0, Yaapeet 11.S, Theatre 10.10, Ballapur 10.4, Diamond Ring 10.2, Ivy Mttf 9.U, Harmony 3.9, Kioth 9.7, Kopi 9.7, Miss Coppock 9.7.' Hcitelfceepers' Handicap—Hopevale 9.0, Yaapeet 8.9, Ballapur 7.9,^ Ala* vena 7.6, Misprise 7.4, Black Knight 7.0, Emerald Girl 6.12, Correction 6.10, Ivy May 6.10, Harmony 6.7, Kopi 6.7. Ponv Race—Brilliant 9.7, Lady Mary 8.5, Maggie 8.4, Jewell 8.0, Red Wings 7.10. Little Nell 7.6, Fairy Queen 7.4, Chorus 7.2, Fleurette 7.0, Blney Bray 7.0, Bonnie Boy 0.12, Re newal 6.12, Little Skinner 6,10, Smo te 6.10, Ayr Prize 6.10. . W. ROBINSON, Haudieapper.
SPORTING NEWS. TURF. [Newspaper Article] — Warracknabeal Herald — 10 February 1914
SPORTING NEWS. TURF. The trophy ■ to be Riven with', tho first prize money for'the Warrnck'na beal Cup next, week is on view in Mr. Faull's window, and comprises a-very handsome and beautiful piece of sil verware.] It consists of a huge silver cup of considerable height, and stands on a dark pedestal. The body , of the urn is beautifully embellished with floral chasteriings, while the lid is'sur mounted by a horse .and jockey stand* ing oift in bold refief. The whole is a handsome and valuable piece, of work, , and the luefky winner should feel proud of such a trophy, which will be an or nament in any home. Owners and' trniner.s will bear -in mind that entries for the principal (events, at the Horsham Turl' Club | races close with the secretary ioonor* row (Wednesday). The various events comprise all distances, and are liberal* I ly endowed, and there should be a | large entry. The full programme ap 'pears in another column, and nil par ticulars relating to the events will bo found ...
BRUTAL TRAGEDY. MAN'S BODY FOUND IN DITCH. PARIS, 5th February. [Newspaper Article] — Warracknabeal Herald — 10 February 1914
BRUTAL TRAGEDY. MAN'S BODY FOUND IN DITCH. PARIS, 5tli February. Aii extraordinary case is engaging the attention of the (police at Brest. About a month ago, Paul Cadiou, manager of an engineering factory at Brest, disappeared," and all efforts to ascertain his whereabouts failed. Yesterday M. Cadiou's brother re ceived a letter in which it was stated that a 'fortune (teller, had said that the missing man had been murdered by a "tall, dark, bearded man, about 35, who had hidden 'the body in a ditch near the factory." M. Cadiou was incredulous, fout iu I order to teat the message he searched j the ditch, and to his surprise lie found I his (brother's body. Pierre, a partner of deceased,' has been arrested, but lie protests that he is innocent. .•
STORM AT SHEEP HILLS. DAMAGE TO BUILDINGS. BIG TREES UPROOTED. [Newspaper Article] — Warracknabeal Herald — 10 February 1914
STORM AT SHEEP HILLS. DAMAGE TO BUILDINGS. ■ BIG TREES UPROOTED. The heat, wave experienced laat .\yeek culminated in an exceptionally high temperature being recorded. At iSheep.-Hil's the reading In the shade at one period showed 114 degrees. Be tween 5 and 6 o'clock there was a se vere storm. T.he wind blew with cyclonic effect, raising clouds of blinding dust, and for a time the con ditions were of a violent character. Stubble and ttmbs of -trees were car ried in all directions. Mr. D. Powell lost the top of a haystack. In the township the full force of the gale was experienced. Two chimneys were blown down &lt;at the school, and the roof of the building was damaged. At t'lie No. 2 grain shed iron was blown off the roof. G Malcolm had &lt;a narrow escape from flying material. The trucking board was broken to pieces within a ;few feet of him. The j tennis shed, outhouses, and other pla-1 ces suffered. In Mr. Walker's -pad' i dock the stonm was particularly fierce, ...
THE LIVERPOOL MURDER. ACCUSED FOUND GUILTY. LONDON, 5th February. [Newspaper Article] — Warracknabeal Herald — 10 February 1914
THE LIVERPOOL MURDER, ACCUSED FOUND GUILTY. LONDON, 5th February. A conclusion was reached to-day ill . the /trial of .George Sumner ami Sam uel iAngels'Eltoft on a charge of mur dering Miss Christian Bradfleld, whose j remains; enclosed in a sack were f found In the canal at Liverpool in Do- ' comber last. : , ■The Jurj':wu3'aitsentfior an hour. . Sumner, whose real name: was stated to be George.Bell, wijs found guilty of '• murder, and Kltoft guilty of being an accessory after the act. ... The latter was recommended to mercy owing to his youth, and because he had been in fluenced by Sumner. ; ;■ y The judge passed sentence of death • upon'Sumner, who remained quite un moved. Eltoft was sentenced to four . yextra' imprisonment. A train dashed into a van at Mount Gainbier on Friday. The driver was y injured, the horse had its leg broken, ■ and the cart was smashed to pieces. An expenditure of £40,000 will ho involved-in the erection of a now rail way repair shop at North Melbourne. ...
BEULAH. HAWKER PROSECUTED. [Newspaper Article] — Warracknabeal Herald — 10 February 1914
BEULAH. (Prom our' Correspondent.) HAWKER PROSECUTED. At the Beulah Court on Thursday, before Mr. Smith, P.M., Oscar Schmidt, fruit and vegetable hawker, was charged" with violating a section of the Pure Foods Act, in that he had car ried sheepskins upon the same vehicle as fruit and vegetables. Accused, whc» pleaded guilty, was defended by Mr. Bullen, and Mr. Pitcher, of Warrack nabeal', prosecuted on behalf of the Pure Food Inspector, Mr. Snow. Con staible Holland, of Rainbow, gave evi dence that he had seen Schmidt on Mr. Edson's farm, near Rainbow, on a certain date, and that accused had a bundle of sheepskins attached to a carrier at the back of the waggon. He examined the skins. They were dry and clean, and there was no ap pearance of vermin upon them. There was 'fruit at the front of the waggon. The fniit and skins were not in close proximity. The waggon had a clean appearance, and the fruit was whole some. The flap of canvas was not ! pulled down so as to form a partition i ...
TARUANYURK STATE SCHOOL. A DANGEROUS BUILDING. DECISIVE ATTITUDE OF PARENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Warracknabeal Herald — 10 February 1914
TARUANYUUK STATE SCHOOL. A DANGEROUS BUILDING. DECISIVE ATTITUDE OF PARENTS. Ten years ago, in response to fre quent application by the. parents, the Education Department (writes the Jeparit "Loader") consented to estab lish 'a State school .at Tarrauyurk. Ac cordingly a temporary building of pine rails and "pug" was erected, with the definite understanding that if tJie attendance of children warranted it a suitable building would be built without delay. With the increasing .prosperity of the district and conse quent advance in settlement, the at tendance very soon reached a dailj j total as high as 44, subject of course I to the usual fluctuations to be found! in country schools. Steps were there upon taken to remind the department of its promise, and as a result an in spector was despatched to the school for the purpose of preparing a 'report, but no further action was taken. In response to repeated demands, this course lias been pursued for a number of years, an inspector from Ho...