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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Bunyip Free Press and Berwick Shire Guardian — 23 April 1914
In connection with the above matter Cr. C. Peaihuii has received the following communication from Mr. Ho) men, secretary of tho Public Health DepartineutJ" Melbourne, dated 17tb April, 19U " In auswor to your enquiry of 1st inat., I am to inform yoa that, although bad drainage lowers "the geneaal health of those in its vicinity), it is not held to directly cause diphthoria, the germ of which disease must be present. Thoae living in unhealthy surroundings are more liable to ANY infeotious disease."
PURELY PERSONAL. [Newspaper Article] — Bunyip Free Press and Berwick Shire Guardian — 23 April 1914
PURELY PERSONAL. Mr. T. Flyun, for many years head porter at the Pakenbam railway Btation, haB been promoted to Mel bourne. Mr. R. Ellis, who for the past three months has been teaching at the Trafalgar Eohool, has been appointed head teacher at the Drouiti State School. Ex-couucil!or David Connor, who was recognised as the " father" of Warragul, passed away ou Monday last. He was a councillor of tho Uuln Buln Shire beforo the scTcrauce of "Warragul Shire. Iu tho early days be built several substantial brick buildings iu Warragul, and with Cr. Anderson took a prominent part in beautifying tho town. The Rov. A. 11. Edgar, formerly superintendent of tlie Methodist Contral Mission, diod at 6.30 o'clock this (Thursday) morning in a nursing institution at Hawthorn. He became unconscious 2-1 hours boforo his death. Ho was born iu Tipperary (Ireland) in 1850, and landed iu Victoria with hii parents when only six years of age. Mr. F. A. Huufc. who - Las takou over the Railway Hotel at Droui...
THEY SAY; [Newspaper Article] — Bunyip Free Press and Berwick Shire Guardian — 23 April 1914
THEY SAY; Thai a woighbridge i'b needed at the Bunyip railway station. That Adam's first telephone number wai " Two eight ouo, Apple," That Cora Lyuu is as united as efor, iu sp^e °f reports &lt;o the eontrary. That the Governor of N.S.W. has defined a wowser as " Mrs. Grundy's husband." That the relieviug post-missus at Dronin was a most obliging official— gome of the residents don't think. That walking sticks were invented j8 the year 4002 B.C., whou Eve prusmiteri Adam with a little Cain. That if «very woman who looked lack wore turned into pillars of salt, (Iro streets would be full of statues. T!mt on skating nights at Narnar goon pads could be used to advantage iu other parts as well as in the Imir. That a NorLli Bunyip young mau has to use strategy when taking ono girl homo in dodging tho other. That Soorctary Kay J offers is to bo cougratulated on making a profit of £So odd for the Cora Lynn sports' club. •• • •-*•*!' ■■ That Coon Phillips has left the Buuyip and Gar...
SPORTING NOTES.CRICKET. Modella v. Longwarry South. [Newspaper Article] — Bunyip Free Press and Berwick Shire Guardian — 23 April 1914
SPORTING NOTE8. CRICKET. Modella v. Lougwairy South. The Modella boys journeyed to Lougwarry South 011 Good Friday to play Athloue. This was the concluding match of the season. The Athloneitcs had considerably strengthened their team- by including players from the neighbouring clubs, and their eaplniu elected to bat first on a good wicket. At 5 p.m. thoy declared their innings. closed for 102 runs for 7 wickers. After tbo interval Modella, with only 50 . minutos to make tbo runs, gave the Athloue boys a leather hunt, and at :tlie call of time woro only 15 runs boliind their opponents. Tho scores were as followB :— ATHLONE. G. Tread well, b Lugton ... ... 21 R.. Downic, Ibw, b Garwood . ... 30 W. Hoggart, c H. Lugton, b Gar wood ... ... ... .... «J Drow, Ibw, b Liigtou ... ... 8 W. Tolloy, b Lugton ... Allchiu, not out ... , ^... 10 Julian, b Lugton ••• ' 0 Captain, b C. McDonald; ..-, i v .-.. 1-1 Sundries 3 Total ... v ..V ...1U2 ■ Bowling—Lugton 4 for 28, Garwood 2 for 32, McDonal...
Immigrant's Wages Claim. WAS THERE A CONTRACT MADE IN VICTORIA? [Newspaper Article] — Bunyip Free Press and Berwick Shire Guardian — 23 April 1914
Immigrant's Wages Claim. WAS THERE A CONTRACT MADE IN . VICTORIA? A very peculiar ease was brought before the Bunyip Court on Wednesday last, when the presiding magistrates were Mr. Harria P.M., and Messrs. I'earEon ami Botterill, J'sP. A young immigrant, 19 years of age, named Herbert Whittingham, cued a new arrival from England named Edward Poynter for the sum of £20, alleged to bu due for 10 weeks wages at 10/- per week, Mr. M. Davine appeared for complainant and Mr. E.J. Hamilton for defendant. fu opening the ease for complainant Mr. Davine unfolded a remarkable story, Ho said nobody would think it possible that such a thiug of the kind could happ«n in Australia. The lad Whittingham resided at Plymouth (England) where hiB parents kept a- greengrocer's shop. Poynter, who was coming to Australia, engaged the lad at Portsmouth to come to Australia with hitn and enter into farming pursuits. The agreement between the two was that the lad wjuld receive a quarter share of the profitB b...
For the Men on the Land. [Newspaper Article] — Bunyip Free Press and Berwick Shire Guardian — 23 April 1914
For the Men on the Land. R>. F. McKcnzie, in the " Journal of Agriculture," writoa aB follows on the testing and culling of dairy cows in Gippsland :—It is l'ogrottablo that so few fanners do not recognise tbo utility of individual records, for it is only by this system of registering tho records of each cow froui day to day that the dairyman is enabled t& toll for a certainty which cows are Worthy, to be retained in the herd, and which should be culled. Several potato experts consider that the disease which growers have most reason to be afraid of is Rhizoctonia (black scab J. Irish Blight, they con tend, is not so bad as Ithizoctouia, because, with blight, there is every chanco of saving a portiou of the crop, but if tbis black scab develops on the crop it is ruined. It starts with a small black spot ou tho potato, and throws out little runners, veiu-like, all round tho tubers. The disease, thou getting into tho stalk, prevents tho circulation from the stalk to the root...
A REMINDER. [Newspaper Article] — Bunyip Free Press and Berwick Shire Guardian — 23 April 1914
A REMINDER. Renders of (lie " Prce Press" arc requested lo remember that tlic funis and business people wlio advertise iu our columns do so iti the expectation of direct results iu the way of mail and other orders: • We rcceivc advertising business because the paper has a large circulation, (especially among the farmers), but if our renders omit to mention the " Free Press" when ordering, the sale is liable to be credited to. some. other medium in which the, same advertise ment may be appearing.- Extreme care ^ is taken in selecting our advertisers, and we frequently decline contracts from lirnis . for various^ reasons, so that our readers may rely upon getting a fair deal fronr the clients whose advertisements appear. We, therefore, urge ourreaders to patronise " Free Press" advertisers (both district and outside), and to be sure" and mention the" liamo of the medium through which their pocket was touched.
The Eight Hours' Art Union. [Newspaper Article] — Bunyip Free Press and Berwick Shire Guardian — 23 April 1914
The Eight Hours' Art Union. The Eight Hours' Committee announces elsewhere in this issub its «j8th annual art uuiou, in which 100 prices of a total value of -£1000 will be distributed. The liist is valued at £500, second at JiluO aud third at £50. The support accorded tho nndertaking last' year wis so generous that the committee were enabled to donate a very substantial sum to the hospitals and public charities, to which tho proceeds arc devoted. It Will be tho fifty-eighth celebration of the establishment of the system which enjoins " Eight hours' labor, eight hours' recreation, and eight hours' rest." Tho committee has already made complete arrangements in con nection with the fete, which will bo held at the Exhibition .Buildings, Melbourne, on Monday, -7th April. A splendid programme of sports and amusements has been arranged for Eight Hours' Day, which has been declared a public and bank holiday throughout the Statu. Numerous special attractions will be provided for adults audte...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Bunyip Free Press and Berwick Shire Guardian — 23 April 1914
Glover, Onians And Co. SPENCER STREET MELBOURNE, Cliatf, Grain, & Farm rod uce Merchants, Farm Salesmen. 17AHJ1EUS desirouv of Selling Properties . Bend along your particulars NOW.. Vi'e have numerous inquiries. Immediate inspec tion made. Money to lend :it current rates of interest. AH Consignments receive Best and Prompt Attention. Fullest Values/Obtained and Account. Sales Ucndfcrcd Promptly .. . J ■ AUEts'T AT BK.N'Yir— M. A!J,15N. : "V . - • TARPAULINS Every year the demand for Tarpaulins is growing. They are used more in Summer than in Winter. Having se cured some Extra Special Quality Cloths, we are offer ing the Very Best Values. Write for our Special List, which is the Keenest cut Tarpaulin List yet offered. Gippsland & Northern Co-Operative Selling Co. Ltd. ,' 494 FLINDERS LANE, MELBOURNE. POUNDS CHEAPER THAN OTHERS . High prices Are onlv neces^ari when men have to be paid jat jalariestodrive r »u«d the country pestering you to buy a machiuc ' whether you w...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Bunyip Free Press and Berwick Shire Guardian — 30 April 1914
G. P EARSO'N, General Storekeeper and Merchant, Bunyip. We Have in value THAT WHICH WILL CONVINCE YOU WHAT PEARSON'S CAN DO FOR YOU. draTery. Cretonne, 6%d Art Muslin, Flannels, 1 / Sheeting, H.C., 1/1 " . -T ~ Ladies' Lace Lisle Hose, 1/8 Ladies' Hoae, 6d , " - ^• Flannellettes, 6$ f. -"'Ladies' .Aprons, 1/6 ■ • Ladies' 'Rib -Voats, 73 , v--: " Ladies' Skirts, 4/. ; ; ' Kabo Corsets, 6/11 Ladies' Underskirts, 2/9 , Ladies' Gloves a Speoiality. 150 lb. Sack 14s. 3d. 5o lb- Sack 4s 9d, 25 lb Sack 2s 8d. Bran and Pollard Is lid per bushel CASH ONLY.
Terrible Tragedy at Richmond. [Newspaper Article] — Bunyip Free Press and Berwick Shire Guardian — 30 April 1914
Terrible Tragedy at Richmond. A tragedy occurred. on Tuesday morning at 18 Blanche-street, Rich mond, when a white-haired laborer named Archibald Ronnie, whose mind appeal's to have become deranged because he was out of work for three months, struck his wife on the head with a large" iron mallet, and then committed auicidc by cutting- his throat with a razor. Neighbors stato than Rennie was an industrious man, and that the couple lived in perfect harmony. Mrs. Ronnie waB clearing away tho breakfast things when her husband suddenly picked up the iron hammer and struck her on the head. She managed to seramblo out of tho house and ovor a small fonce to a neighhor'a (Mrs. Briggs'). As soon as ho had struck his wife Rennie threw himself on a bod and gashed his throat with tho razor, which was 'found" beside him. His doath must have been instantaneous. Mrs. Rennie was admitted to tho Melbourne Hospital in an unconscious stato, but her iujurios are • not rogarded -as serious. Mrs. Rennio W...
WATSON — HIGGS. [Newspaper Article] — Bunyip Free Press and Berwick Shire Guardian — 30 April 1914
WATSON — HIGGS. Miss Eva May Higgs, daughtor of Mi*. Fred. J. Higgs, who is well-known at Bunyip and Drouin, was married on 2nd April at Holy Trinity Church, Williamstown, to Mr. James Watson', of Fraukston, but formerly of Drouin West. Tho bride, who wan given away by hor father, was attired in a whito embroidered voilo gown, wreath of orango blossom and hand-worked veil, and carried a shower bouquet of brown dahlias, azaloas and fern, tho gift of the bridegroom. Her uistor (Mies Dorothy Higgs) was bridesmaid, and wore a pale blue Bilk poplin dress, trimmed with velvot, and hat to match. She carried a bouquet of brown dahlias and forn,' and wove a ruby pendant, the gift of tho brido groom. Mr. S. Higgs officiated as bost man. After tho coromony tho wedding breakfast was -served at tho residence of tho bride's paronts at Williamstown, whore tho customary toasts were -honored. When leaving on their honeymoon trip tho happy couplo were showered with rose leaves, confetti and rice. Tho...
ORANGE BLOSSOMS. BIRKIN — MADDERN. [Newspaper Article] — Bunyip Free Press and Berwick Shire Guardian — 30 April 1914
ORANQEJBLOSSOMS. BIRKIN — HADDERN. A wedding of considerable local interest took place on the 8th April at St. James's Church, Orbost, when Hiss Emma Maddern, eldest daughter o£ Mr. and Mrs. W. W. Maddern, of Orbost, was married to Mr. Alan H. Birkin, eldest son of Mr. G. Birkin, of Bunyip. The church was filled with relations and friends, the Rev. L. M. Nan carrow being the officiating minister. The bride was given away by her-father, Misses 0. Maddern and I. Birkin were bridesmaids, Mr. G. Ford best man, and "Mr. Bert Maddern groomsman. The bride was attired in cream silk, with wreath and veil, and the bridesmaids in crcam silk voile. Air. F. Herbert played the Wedding' March at the close of the ceremony. The wedding breakfast was held at the Commonwealth Hotel, over BO.befng present. The health of the Bride and Bridegroom was proposed by the Rev. L. SI. Nancarrow, and that of the Bride'B Parents by Mr. G. Nixon. The Bridesmaids were similarly honored. The newly-married oouple lef...
DROUIN. [Newspaper Article] — Bunyip Free Press and Berwick Shire Guardian — 30 April 1914
DROUIN. Tho annual ball iu connexiou with the Drouin Tennis Club is to be held early in June. Mr. E. B. Hadley, who is leaving i Drouin, was entertained by several friends at Hayer' Hotol, and waB presented with a travelling rug. One day last week Charley Wilson, the young son o£ our butter faotory manager, was. taking a largo can of oream to tho woighing muchine at the faotory, when it foil on hia foot. A nasty wound, was caused above tho big toe, and a muni hit of stitches were inserted by Dr. Cpwen. After being an inmate of Warragul Hospital for about a year, owing to having out his knae with an axe, David Ruthsatz, n lad of 15 years, returned to his homo at Drouin a few weeks ago. On Sunday aft'ornoon the lad met with another serious mishap. He was driving on the road to Long warry with bis father and brothers, when ail except David (who was on crufcohes) ' went into a paddock rabbiting. They left David sitting in the . buggy, and he fell asleep. The horse suddenly became fright...
News and Notes. [Newspaper Article] — Bunyip Free Press and Berwick Shire Guardian — 30 April 1914
News and Notes. A new post office is to bo built at j Perth at a cost of £200,000. I At the Wodonga court lust week u I farmer named Jolm Gray Shields \vus ' lined £5 for lighting fires ou hig i property. Defondaut pleaded thai ho lit. the fires to make breaks against ; other outbreaks. _ Aa the result of au explosion which: occurred at lTpper Hutt (N.Z.) a few I weeks ago, Virgil McGoveru, the Stli i victim, bus died in the Wellington ! Hospital. Deceased was picked up I GO feet away from the doorway of tho I wrecked store. j A man named William Hallctt, o7 | years of age, residing at Broken Hill, | shot his wife ou Saturday night last with a rovolvor and thou fired iuto j his own head. The .woman only &lt;rot: a shock but Hallett died. Two footpads armed with revolvers, j stuck up an employee at the Uijuu I Theatre named Frank Fitzsimumns, ! on Sunday morning about 2 o'clock, j iu Brunswick-street, Fitzroy. Tliuy | pointed their revolvers at hiui and | theu weut through hi...
Liberal Bungling. [Newspaper Article] — Bunyip Free Press and Berwick Shire Guardian — 30 April 1914
I Liberal Bungling. Some comical capora are now being carried on by tho self-appointed lead ing lights of the three^ Liberal leagues over the selection of six candidates to run for the Senato at tho next Federal oleotion. Mr. S. Manger, who was one of tho candidates for selection, | has sent in his resignation and has told tho executive iu plain langnago that ho objected to being " rookod." In his lottcr Mr. Muugor states that if ho had beou givou fair play prior to the last olection ho would have topped the Senato poll Secret cards were issued by soveral leagues, including tho Wodonga branch of the Women's National League, which gave names of the faucied six. Some candidates, whose names wero not on the '' ticket" sent out, also intend to withdraw from the contest, so that a split in the ranks of the Liberals is almost certain to take place. Tho Old Lovo—After trying nearly every other brand, I am convinced that Coonoy's Tea is the best.
Kooweerup. [Newspaper Article] — Bunyip Free Press and Berwick Shire Guardian — 30 April 1914
Kooweorup. Ambler's Pictures are to bo exhibitod hero noxt Saturday night. It ia known that tho pictures to bo shown arc abovo the averago, so that there should bo a goad attendance. The newly-formed Calodonian Sooiety at Kooweoi'up is likoly to muke great headway, as tho exeoutivo council comprises a fine body of mou. There arc already about 40 members, with a likoliliood of nearly double that number iu the near future. Another [ meeting is to be held noxt Saturday night. Tho decision to hold the first sports' gathering on Boxing Day ia a j good one, and there is sure to bo tt great " Gathering of the Clans." Last week's rain was appreciated, as farmers had to cart water from tho oanal for household purposes. Grass iB coming along well, and tho early oat and other crops have benefited j greatly. The prico of stock ha31 hardened since tho rainfall, aud good j milkers are realising from £8 to £15, other stock being equally dear. The Railway Department is now providing moi'o trucks, a...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Bunyip Free Press and Berwick Shire Guardian — 30 April 1914
Victorian Producers' Co-Oper ative Company AriG TUUCK will be loaded with Pigs and Calves at GARFIELD Railway Station, and will pick up at Tynong on tuesday, MAY 5th. Mn. \V. Hobson will travel with truck and attend to loading. DO YOU WANT TO SELL Your Farm ? If bo, consult BROWN, The Lightning Seller, B U N Y IP. Buyers Waiting for Well Im proved Properties. If you want to look well buy one of Pearson's suits at 80/. Smith Street, Warragul, (Oppposite Poat Offioo). ^vwvvvv^m* Warragul, February" 1, 1914. Dear Sir or Madam,— Good teeth are vitally essential to good health and have an ■ important influence on your, appearanoe. Therefore, it is essential that the Filling, Crowning and . Bridging of your teeth, or the substitution of artificial for natural ones, should be carried out (by a Dentist who is duly qualified by experience and assisted by the most modem appliancos. 1 have acquired the Latest American Methods by practical experience, and graduation at the N.W. Dental College a...