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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Yarragon, Trafalgar & Moe Settlement News — 6 October 1904
JREKEEPERS jreaiuni of tlie "NEWS," to ihe I . timi would direct attention to their P,IS So CO., pALGAR, :GERS, MILLINERS, TAILORS AND) !ME MI-RCEI " ' -BUSINESS ANNOUNCEMEN THE TRAFALGAR, YARRAGON, "]STEW, NEWSPAPER AND GENERA" THJE JTE is
NOTES AND COMMENTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Yarragon, Trafalgar & Moe Settlement News — 6 October 1904
NOTES A M?O0I&ENTS. A good idea* occupied af the Moe policefj^^^i^8t Thursday over the questiu^-jd^faing the rate oi interest due on^^ffiief rates. This is a matter that^g^^^rn trouble to charge interest on outstanding rates. Even the higher courts are pot un unimoas, as'shown by several appeal cases in the- past. The Japanese are proverbially a j very thrifty race of people; with them ! every possible contingency in life Jis provided for, and nothing is left to chance. It said that at the birth of each child a^tree is planted, which is allowed to grow until the child reaches a marriageable age, when it is rned into furniture From Saturday last the rato of i tereat on Joansto und$r tl Credit Foncier sysfem will be 4i centr Tins 'will apply only to applicants, and will'hot affect It already' ejustencd. ApplicatioiJ forms may be obtained at any f savings'bank in the staii frim the Inspector-General of banks, Market street, Melbourne; A truthful American relates that he put a p...
MARKET REPORTS. TRAFALGAR CATTLE SALE. [Newspaper Article] — The Yarragon, Trafalgar & Moe Settlement News — 20 October 1904
MARKET REPORTS. TRAFALGAR CATTLE SALE. Messrs. Jennings and Mclim^ held their ordinary fortnightly sale at ^ ra falgar last Saturday, when there vras a yarding of 325 head of cattle frwv various parts of the district, nearly tfW'. of which were disposed of at gonl prices. There was the xisual large at tendance of buyers, and everything of, gt.x)d quality found a ready sale, youug 1 stock specially being in request, and met'tiiu? with J.>ri»k competition. Quovat*»«>~MilkeJv mrd springers, to. £7 "itfe.; good heifers^ to-£6 10s., others frtm £4 to £y> 15s.; 2-g to 3 year old Beifers, £4 Is-.; VI to 18 iuon^, £S» 3s.; 18-mmths-old stfeere £3 '104.; - years, £-l_3e.;: good store cows, £"*#4s.; otiiei"?' 5os. to &>».; poddies, 35s. -»45s.; infeTior; w> ; 2f)s.; also 110 peers at £Oc*$ prices. i
CHAPTER XIII. IN A MIST. [Newspaper Article] — The Yarragon, Trafalgar & Moe Settlement News — 20 October 1904
CHAPTER XIII. H Detective Robert Locke introduced himself to the officer in charge of the police station at Wellsville, and men tioned the object of his visit there. 'Oh, you've come about the man blown 'up at the quarries?' said th police official. 'We don't know much about that.' 'The telegram was dated from Wells ville.' Tea, but the accident occurred near er Greyledge. There ia no telegrap station there, and they sent here t inform the young man a city friends By the way, one of your detective called here this morning.' 'Mr Wolcott?' 'That's him. He is probably down Greyledge now. He started for th quarries after making some inquirie here.' Locke learned that Greyledge jw about four miles south. He secured conveyance and started thither a When half the way was accomplish ed, chancing to accost, a pedestrian a to the road, he found that the mai was a quarry worker bound for th same destination as himself. The man knew all about th dent-. He had even
Had a Great Spree on Water. [Newspaper Article] — The Yarragon, Trafalgar & Moe Settlement News — 20 October 1904
Hud a Ureat Spretf ea Water*. There is a member in tta House wha has for many rears been fosd of to invigorate. The other day fa resolved to quit-I don't Know for how long. On the very day of this resolution, but be fore i- hid 'uno to uool or gvow feeble, be wet ayYiend with whom he had ofven j ;? eat a m >ivj evening, say* f.he Phim ! (leluhia Ufyeyraph, The liv.-«t m-oposi j Jon was tk go nnd get a drin!;. . The ." 'enifior-Vli&lt;&lt; witfiai i« an ariaina' fol j; \ir-n«id ht> did uot drm k, but wonlcfc along. T''»ey went to a fashionably , iost.mracrt> fcho friend ordered wme ancT : , ti»o!Jnemb®rl.too.^ water. He managed"" lo maice iw meriy'as his companion. IS&.r-e witrtii was ordered - and mora w.-i'CT-'.iiud aspic L"iend warmed ;i .cbsr ihtt iiiihitince w the' active hqaci-,. tho r.1 ebibw'folloW'ftd' in i%ll the merriment, oi lii * mood. mlien the whie-dnu: ec the Atffble with his lists m mai'diin (iiiei'gy stud called for m >vf» wine ct...
THE VELVET HAND, OR THE Secret of the Steel Casket, CHAPTER X. 'TWO THOUSAND VOLTS.' [Newspaper Article] — The Yarragon, Trafalgar & Moe Settlement News — 20 October 1904
THE VELVET.HAND, Secret_ of tbeJM Casket, . - By-the Author of " Decked," " The New Man," &lt;tc. CHAPTER X. Detective Locke breithed more free -4y as he made the disiovery that Wol cott was on the groftnd and within call. I The message that /had directed the detective to the vicinity and the chalk and he crouched ? cramped position A-ould allow, to keep irom being discovered by Hunohy. / He soon became/ satisfied that what ever Wolcotjt migttt know of the equ ation of TftSitifti.Jthe board partition shut him c ' ' ' ing to Ahe place, to squeeze be£-v$gn it and the] wall and pursue hi^'-t^rch there. I As he crowded into the space thus &lt; furnished, the rays of the lamp fell squarely on Locke. Hunohy stared in alarm, threw up hie hideous shoulder®, menacingly, and catching the glint of a revolver in the detective's hand, blew out the lamp. Detective Locke is here and armed!' his voice rang out in warning to Wat 'I will sell my life dearly. I have fourteen shots !' a...
CHAPTER XII. TOO LATE! [Newspaper Article] — The Yarragon, Trafalgar & Moe Settlement News — 20 October 1904
CHAPTER XII. A door slammed and the woman dis appeared, as the detective was driven back by the force ol her unexpected attack. The powdery ashes nearly blinded him. Realizing that he would be a} the mercy of an enemy if further mo lested, he applied the polioe whistle to his lips, and one of the four special officers watching the square appeared, observed Locke s plight, led him to ward the main street, and left him in a drug store at the comer. I It was fully half mi hour before the j irritating particles were cleared from I the "detective's inflamed eyes. He was smarting under the chagrin caused by a w-oman's ruse, and a't once started to find Hunehy's dlever friend. He could not determine, however, through which oiie of the many doors opening on the lane Hunchy had I made his escape, and was about to 1 I enter the building at random, when I two of the special officers appeared. I 'What news!' asked Locke, quickly.
THE DAIRYING INDUSTRY. TRAFALGAR BUTTER COMPAXY. [Newspaper Article] — The Yarragon, Trafalgar & Moe Settlement News — 20 October 1904
THE DAIRYING INDUSTRY. TRAFALGAR BUTTER COMPAXY. * Butter making will be commenced in the new factory at Trafalgar iu the course of- a few days. I he old factory is being rapidly dismantled, and the new premises are almost ready for the commencement of opera ians. Some delay was caused through the lift taking longer to make t «ui was an ticipated. During the vutsent week owing to the removal of the plant, ' tKe company is sending its ere;im to Yan-agon to be made into butter. The directors will c-'abrate the opening of the new f ozy by a banquet next Wednesday.
TRAFALGAR MECHANICS' INSTITUTE. MONTHLY MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — The Yarragon, Trafalgar & Moe Settlement News — 20 October 1904
TRAFALGAR MECHANICS' INSTITUTE. MONTHLY MEETING. The monthly meeting of the commit tee of the Trafalgar mechanics' insti tute was held last Thursday evening, there being presant-Messrs. Roils (president, in the chair), \V. Murray, Kolberg, Knight and Whitton. The minutes of laat meeting read and confirmed A letter was read from Mr. B. Wal* dron, Yarragjn, offering, on behalf of the Wavvagul dramatic club, to give a performance in Trafalgar on Wednes day evening, 12th met., the proceeds to be divided between the club and the "mechanics' institute.-The lory said lie had replied, stating that Nie committee, for certain reasons, thought the date unsuitable, and sug gesting that the entertainment be lield a fortnight later. To this be had re ceived a reply from Mr. Wuldron stat ing that the Warragul competitions would be running at tlie time sug gested by the committee, but that arrangements could be made for the performance on a subsequent date suitable both to the committee and the clu...
WARRAGUL COMPETITIONS. [Newspaper Article] — The Yarragon, Trafalgar & Moe Settlement News — 20 October 1904
WARRACUL COMPETITIONS. A good deal of interest is being taken here in the Warragul competitions, which commence on Wednesday, 19th, , and will be continued until Thursday, 27th, and it is certain that they will be patronised by a number of visitor from Yarragon, Trafalgar and Moe. As a wind-up a grand concert will be srivon on Friday evening, 28th. The public of Trafalgar and Yarragon know from experience that Warragul possesses some higlvelass vocal and musical talent, as the concerts given iu both place?? some months ago by Herr Schaefer's Orchestral Society are admitted to be the i'mest ever heard in the district. The "Guardian" of Tuesday last, in referring to" the com petitions, says:-"The event of the. year for Warragul-the A.N.A. Liter ary and Musical Competitions-com mences on Wednesday, and continues for eight days, concluding with a grand concert, at which the prizes will be distributed to the successful j vuunpetitors by Sir John Madden, IhieE Justice of Victoria. The en ...
SYMPATHETIC LETTER FROM MR. HARRIS, M.L.A. [Newspaper Article] — The Yarragon, Trafalgar & Moe Settlement News — 29 December 1904
SYMPATHETIC LETTER FROM ME. HARRIS, M.L.A. , In. replv to an invitation to Mr. ! Caraeron (Miniate of Public Wo ks) to visit the settlement du ing the 'ecent flood, M . Keogh yeste day received the following leite t f om Mr. Harris MX.A,: State Pa liament House, Melbou ne, 6/9/04. Dear M". Keogh, ! I " eceived your lette anent the: floods, and 1 deeply ? eg et to ead the 1 bad news you had to convey. Kindly tender my deepest sympathy to the sufferers. 11 ied to get Mr. Came-on to visit the locality at once, but he is unable to go down this week, but the Minister will try to do the trip next .week. I shall 'advise you when-, the date of the jou ney is a &lt; anged. Kindest regjvds, You b t uly,' ALBERT HARRIS. P.S.-Mr. Catani will inspect ana report meanwhile, [Mr. Catani visited Trafalgar on Tuesday, and, in company with Mr. Hough, inspected the settlement.] election. Messrs. Mathieson hold their next monthly Trafalgar on Saturday, Septe Messrs. Jennings and Mclnne hold thei...
AS EXPRESSED. [Newspaper Article] — The Yarragon, Trafalgar & Moe Settlement News — 29 December 1904
AS EXPRESSED. A lady who bad not bad the benefit of a Board School education was com plaining to a neighbour, who laboured under a similar disadvantage, about her daughter. "Brer since my Ai\?«Iia Jane has been attendin' the Board School," said the aggrieved mother, " there's been no bounds to her conoeit an' impertinence. I've just had to give her a jolly good whaokin'." ' " Wot's she been a-doin' of?" asked tho neighbour. | " It's not whot she's been doiti' of, ' it's wbot she's been a-sayin' of," respond ed the mother. " When she comes in j from school to dinner-which were a ! bit late, I own, seem' as I'd been hav I in' a bit of a gossip with Mrs. Murphy I -if that there Amelia Jane didn't say, j in her aggravatin' way, ' Mother. I i miiet remark that y^our culinary opera tions do not seem to have been carried out with your usual skill, or to have | reached their general state of perfec tion.'" " Wotaver did she mean ?" asked the' [ neighbour. j " Why," said the parent, in accen...
THE SETTLEMENT- FLOODS. [Newspaper Article] — The Yarragon, Trafalgar & Moe Settlement News — 29 December 1904
THE ENT FLOODS. s that fell o Y during the greater part of rosed au overflow of nearly auyiixe small drains on the settlement, With t' the result that s -was, under water on Sunday and Mon cUw, although it has considerably .M^de&^even now many holdings LHI«i v|Niamt&lt; submerged. The main although, for a time it was running a backer, and in several weak spots the water broke through and did damage to adjacent farms. The greatest damage was caused by Gooding's drain, between the contour and main drain. It was recently pointed out by a deputation to the Minister of Public Works that thia | drain should be widened from eight to at least 16 feet, and the necessity j of this being done was fully de monstrated by the late flood. Seve al I othe d ains on the settlement also 1 ipqui e widening, so as to e them to cope with flood wate&lt;s.
CONFIDENT. [Newspaper Article] — The Yarragon, Trafalgar & Moe Settlement News — 29 December 1904
CONFIDENT. ' " Yes," s&ifl the individual wjifh the bulging brow and the restless eyes, " I am the man who invented indoor .base ball, indoor golf, indoor croquet, and indoor tennis or ping-pong." We ^iew him with undisguised amaze ij " And,"-we renture, "are you study ing up any more inventions ?" I "Oh, yee," he carelessly answers. "I I am now completing a simple form of in door ballooning, and next year I will I have my indoor mountain climbing on through t the railway, : what effect tl th^mterpj£6erj'&peated t eeing the In^ They lay that either." Then e an account of the tele I how a man at the end u .. talked to a man at the trt&er ejau of it. The interpreter 1 story to them?" " Because I don't be lieve that myself," answered the c scientioua man.
[?]NTED- AT- TRAFALGAR AND PUBLISHED THURSDAY MORNING. THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 8, '04. NOTES AND COMMENTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Yarragon, Trafalgar & Moe Settlement News — 29 December 1904
ED - AT - TRAFALGAR PUBLISHED THUIWDAY MOIOJINGS. I TEURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 8, '04. ; NOTES AND COMMENTS. There was a great demand for News last tveek, owing to the h amount of information relative local butter company-eight colu of reading matter. The new butter factory at gar is almost coiiipbted, proB^bla that the manufacture ter wrH be commenced in the building at the end aferrt: ^ietili.-away on worthy stati ^holidays resume &lt; , "Sullivan capably master Johnsto^^; Messrs. Skews \i offer for sale at their.1 to-day, an account oM of Yarn. Mr. Devine's herd of Jei known throughout the the sale is sure to be wc local dairy improve their stock by the of some of his superior animals, sale will commence at 12 s -J% is probable that . wdtflbl* WHXil le, meeting will be held i fortmclit to fix a dat&lt; other matters in connec . forthcoming races. Mr. J. Flinu announces to the pub of Trafalgar, Moe, Tarragon and si rounding localities that he i to undertake all kinds of p...
SHE FOUND IT OUT. [Newspaper Article] — The Yarragon, Trafalgar & Moe Settlement News — 29 December 1904
SHE FOUND IT OUT. The aeuteness o! children's reason ing is often very astonishing, especial ly to their mothers. Children ought to be.encouraged to reason. Instead of putting them off with some plausible story when they come with their ques tions, it is better to give them a chance. A little girl six years old was on a visit to her grandfather, an English divine, celebrated for his logical acu men. "Only think, grandpa," said she one day, what Uncle Robert says!" " What does he say. my dear?'' He says the moon is made of green cheese. It isn't at all, is it?" "Well, suppose you find out for yourself." " How can I, grandpa?" " Get your Bible and s of Genesis, and had read about the creation of the stars and the animals, she came back, her eyes all bright with the excitement of discovery. " I've found it, grandpa," she exclaimed. " H isn't true, for tne moon was made be