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Commercial. FAT CATTLE MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Standard and Alberton Shire Representative — 27 February 1914
Commercial. FAT OATTLH MAIiKKT. 2,190 yarded, comprising 980 from South Gippaland. The market opened hri.sk, ami although competition was not evenly sus tained towards close of market, yet in mofit instances prices were 10s in advance of last week's improved rates. Quotations —I'rimc pens of bullocks from I'll to I'll) 5s, do. cows from £8 to £9 Local sales.— Bullocks—19 .las. Morgan, Jack River, aver. £11 lislOd; 1J 1). Dono^hue, Yar rani, uver/£9 9s; 10 J no. Cotter, Yarram, aver. £9 ; 10 Mrs. S. L, Burnett, Won* wron, aver. £8 8s Gd ; 10 J, Sexton, Alber ton, aver. £10 2s; G J. 0'iNeil, .lack River, aver. £8 10s, and G rows aver. £7 Gs 8d ; 11 Blair Bros., West Albcrton, aver. £8 5s; 11 J, \V. O'Neil, Jack ltivcr, aver. £8 0s 8d. Cows.—13 O. T. MoKen/.ie, aver. £7 -Is; 0 Banks Bros., Welshpool, aver. £5 Gs 8d ; G T. T. Chadwick. aver. £5 Gs 8d; 12 Good son Bros., aver. £G.
The Standard. PUBLISHED BI-WEEKLY. Beneath the rule of men entirely just the pen is mightier than the sword. FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 1914. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Standard and Alberton Shire Representative — 27 February 1914
The Standard.. PUBLISHED BI-WEEKLY. Beneath tho rule of men entirely just the pon is mightier than the sword. FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 1314. Alburton shire councillors who yes terday paid a visit of inspection to " Ciroonmount," ostensibly to settle the dilliculty that has arisen in regard to « rotid, found themselves up against a knotty problem. " Wo, are no wiser than when wo went out," romarked a councillor yesterday. If landholders insist on a road, against which ono holds out in opposition, it may be a matter for the Public Works depart ment to dccide. The councillors pres ent were Crs. Faliey, Barlow, Barry, McUailiard, Christensen and Nightin gale, and tliey were accompanied by the shire engineer, Mr lUirston. At the close of the business portion of Wednesday night's meeting of the Yarram riile club, Mr Anderson, who has been captain for several years, was made the recipient of a handsome hot water kettle. The vice-captain, M r W. l)yer, made the presentation on behalf of tin; me...
Melbourne Letter. TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILWAY TROUBLES. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Standard and Alberton Shire Representative — 27 February 1914
IVSelbourne Letter. (KltOSI OUlt OWN CUKUKM'ON'DKNT.) TUAN'SC'UNTINKNTAI. KAIMVA Y TKOUIU.KS. It is being gossiped in jiolitic:il cir cles that members of tin! Federal Cab inet are liy 110 1110:1ns of one mind re garding the notion taken in connection with llio Port Augusta to Kalgoorlie railway. When it was known that till' John Forrest had come over hur riedly from West Australia increased force was given to that gossip. Said tho would-be knowing ones, "A Min ister does not journey two thousand miles in such iv hurry unless there is something serious on the board." It has, of course, not, boon possible to get the l'riino Minister or any of his col leagues to make any admission con cerning the matter. All the same there is reason to believe that the wholo matter has been debuted very warmly in Cabinet. KSTAHI.ISII ADIlOl'l.AXKS. Writing of tho Transcontinental Railway reminds me that a would-be funny man recently suggested to the Prime Minister that as Port Augusta to Kalgoorlie ra...
Bush Fire at Bulga. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Standard and Alberton Shire Representative — 27 February 1914
Bush Fire at Bulga. News comes filtering through oE damage done by last week's big tires. On Wittiiy last tho whole country west of iiulga whs 011 tire, lmviug come either from the Bulga West ranges or Calligncc. In tho early afternoon tlio wind, and with it fire, came from the north-west. Mr Geo. Moorfiuld lmil gone to tho township, about half-mile distant, when the fire nislied across tho dividing range. Trees fell by the score. A young,emigrant ran to the township, and soon assistance was at hand. Uy strenuous fighting JlrGeo. Moorlield, assisted by lUr Clark's sons, saved the house by making a lire-break. About 100 acres of grass was lost. .Mr A. IWoorlicld's property was also in the track of the lire, which got into the garden and to within a few feet of the house, when forlun; itely the wind changed. The outbuildings were des troyed, and two fat pigs were burnt to a cinder. A large amount of grass was lost.
Sale District. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Standard and Alberton Shire Representative — 27 February 1914
Sale District. (ritOM OUR OWN" rOHHKSI'OXDKXT). Bartlett's motor garage is still adding to its resources, and the latest addition is a bus capable of seating 20 passen gers, and its first run was to the llose dale races with a full complement of passengers. One who was there says the bus mounted the big cutting com paratively easy, and the trip was very enjoyable. I understand trips are to be made to Prospect lieach during the summer mouths, return faro ;js. If such is the case the venture should be highly successful, as it would bo well patronised, giving people a long day on ihe shore of the briny, which resort is getting more popular every year. A large shark, says the " Mercury," caused terror to a couple of batlieis recently at Prospect. Tho writer knows of sharks being plentiful at times ou that beach, and bathers cannot be too care ful. A groat exodus of peeple from Halo takes place to that resort on a Saturday evening and Sunday morning during the warm weather of summer. The...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Standard and Alberton Shire Representative — 27 February 1914
A Powerful Draw It takes rare value to fill a Warehouse like the Co-operative Big Store with customers. BUT our Genuine Bargains are strong enough to do this. p.d. (Eorsets Special Extraordinary Value in P.D. CORSETS, made in the latest style for present wear, in White or Grey, long extended hips, suspenders, sizes 20 to 28. Worth 10s 6d pair, Special Price, 7s lid pair See our WINDOW DISPLAY OF P.D. CORSETS Exceptional Values Now Showing in Ladies' Blouses Skirts Costumes Calico and Flannelette Underclothing Natural Merino Combinations Natural Merino Undervests ■* Natural Merino Spencers Bloomers Dressing Gowns Singlets Hosiery Gloves Ribbons Laces Collarettes Black Roman Satin Aprons (cooperative J^tore, YARRAM Where the Bargains are. BETT'S STORE. The Place for Good Foods The Home of Household Needs The Champion of Cheapness YOU ought to know the value of purchasing your needs at BETTS STORE Commonwealth J^feBanh of BustvaUa HEAD OFFICE SYDNEY This B»..lc ;> open for >11 .-...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Standard and Alberton Shire Representative — 27 February 1914
14 DATS of Stupendous Bargain Giving at BAXTER'S The Final Flutter. Ladies' Costumes,'wore 7s Git, Now ;is I Id One I'icce Dresses, were lls (id, Now |s lhl A few bcUw makes at lcSs than cost—don't fail to sc&lt;5 them Ladies Hats, were > s (id, Xow I's lid ' Smart Hats, were 17s lid, Now Os lid Washing Hats from 10U1 Childs' and CJiris' Hats, worth u]> to 7s lid, Now Is Oil and Is 1 Id each A. few to clear, woi'Ui Is tid, for Is Sanervs Final Summer Sale Flutter For 34- Days Only Remnants at Half Price. Oddments in nil departments at any price to clear them out. Dress Goods, wero is .'id, Now i).',d Prints, were Hs 1 Id, Now L's 1 Ufdozen White Striped Muslins, worth iO:'.d, Now 2s lid dozen Sample Shirts Sample. Flannels At Slaughter Trices FOR I t DAYS. White Canvas Summer .Slippers, to clear at !)d and Is (childs') White Canvas Summer Slippers (women's) Is ,'!d White Canvas Summer Slippers (men's) Is 1 Id Ladies' Poplin Shoes, were iSs lid, Now Is lid Libs 2id ...
Presbyterian Church. SUNDAY, MARCH 1, 1914. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Standard and Alberton Shire Representative — 27 February 1914
Presbyterian Church. SUNDAY, MARCH 1, 1914. Albcrton 11 a.m. Balloons 3 p.m. Yarrnm 7.30 p.m. Preacher—Mr. T. Honiba'. Sunday, March 8th.—Blackwarry 2.30 p.m., South Carrajung 8 p.m. Wednesday, March 11th, Carrajung 8 p.m. Preacher.—Rev. G. D. Miles. March 1, Binginwarri 11 a.m., Welshpool 3 p.m. Preacher—Mr. W. ICellv.
Church of England. SUNDAY, MARCH 1, 1914. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Standard and Alberton Shire Representative — 27 February 1914
Church of England. SUNDAY, MARCH 1. 191-1. Yarram 11 a.m., Mr. \V. V. Itymcr West Alberton 2.30 p.m., Mr. W. V. Rymer Alberton 7.30 p.m., Mr. W. V. Rymer Woodsido 3 p.m. Rev. G. (Jox Yarrniii 7.30 p.m., Rev. G. Cox Port Albert 7.30 p.m., Mr. P. H. Dickor. Tarraville, Tuesday, March 3rd, 8 p.m., Rev. G. Cox.
CHIEF CAUSE OF SCOURS. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Standard and Alberton Shire Representative — 27 February 1914
CHIEF CAUSE OF SCOURS. Dirt is the chief cause ot call scours, as filthy, poorly lighted and badly-ventilated quarters harbor the disease germs in great numbers. Sometimes calf scours occurs in con tagious form, and then only prompt measures will prevent serious losses. At the College of Agriculture of tho University of Wisconsin, special pre cautions are taken against scours. Not only nre the calves kept in well lighted and otherwise sanitary quar ters, but they are fed regularly until four weeks old on two to six pounds of their mother's milk three times daily. Care is taken to have the tmperature of the milk as near that of freshly-drawn milk as possible, and to keep the feeding paii clean. In spite of precautions (states Pro fessor G. C. Humphrey) we now and then have cases of scours among our calves. For the past two years we have successfully treated such cases as follows:—As soon as symptoms appear, two to four tablespuonfuls of castor oil are mixed with one-lialf pint of mil...
VIRTUE OF RIPE APPLES. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Standard and Alberton Shire Representative — 27 February 1914
VIRTUE OF RIPE APPLES. 1 he old idea, that apples were the favorite fruit of the gods is a plaus ible theory. The freahness of youth was over possessed by those who made apples their principal diet. Cer tain it is that there is no food so val uable. Apples nourish the brain and spinal cord. They contain phosphor us, sugar. albumen. »;um, malic acid. Kalic acid, vegetable fibre, and water. 1 hey cure kouI and rheumatic disor ders, and exercise a benelicial influ ence on the liver and stomach Uipe apples and 'bread as a diet will do more to restore health than drugs.
SHIPBUILDING RECORD [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Standard and Alberton Shire Representative — 27 February 1914
SHIPBUILDING RECORD A world's record is established by (ho Clyde shipbuilding returns for the year, which were published yesterday (says "The Pailv Express" December The total is TOT,000 tons, which Ls 1-0,000 tons better than last year. The vessels launched Include the Cunard liner A«|uitania, of 50,000 tons, and several battleships, cruisers, and de stroyers. Messrs. Russell and Company, of l'ort Glasgow, launched the largest amount of tonnage — S6.000, and Messrs, John Brown and Company, of Clydebank, come next with S3,000. Messrs. Brown and the Fairfield Com pany, Govan, both turned out machin ery exceeding -00,000 horse-power.
The Yarram Show. ENTRIES CLOSE MARCH 3RD. STRONG DEMAND FOR ENTRY FORMS. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Standard and Alberton Shire Representative — 27 February 1914
The Yarram Show. ENTRIES CLOSE MARCH •STKONG DEMAND I'Olt KNTKY 1'Oll.MS. The event of the year from :i dis trict itr;i 1 standpoint will take place at Yarnun oil Wednesday, lltli March, and it is gratifying to hear tliat con-sidei'Jil>]&lt;j interest is being taken ill the; autumn fixture. It will bo the first big autumn show, about which there was a diversity of opinion when a change was proposed front spring. However, public opinion will bo gauged on the 1 f(|[ prox., and if tin; demand for entry forms means anything the show will be phenomenally successful. At all events, the secretary and com mittee are all pleased with tho pros pects. (jiiiilified judges have con sented to act in all sections, and a good display of machinery is assured. Wo. hear that motor cars arc coining from all parts of liippsland, which will sup plement the special train patrons. Ac commodation has been provided in tho shed for extra exhibits. Tho root and cereal crops will be shown adjacent to...
The Heart of a Girl. (All Rights Reserved.) CHAPTER XIV.—Continued. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Standard and Alberton Shire Representative — 27 February 1914
The Heart of a Giri. By HENRY FARMER, Author of "The Mouey-Lender," "12a QulKry Street," "Bondage," etc. (All Rights Reserved.) OH A PTER XIV.—Continued. Thome drove liis tcetli Intio his ne ther lip. This woman who shrank from his touch was his wife. Her hor ror at this moment was ot the pro phetic, anticipatory kind. The obliga tions ot marriage, what marriage meant, had thrust themselves upon her. She was tempted suddenly to fling open Ihe door, throw herself out, nnd let the traffic crush out her life. But the wild impulse was caught up an instant later by a realisation of its selfishness; the misery and grief, and possibly death, such an act would in liict on others. She must go through with it somehow. "It's a bit early to begin showing otT, isn't it?" The words had been stung out, of Thome. " 'Don't touch me!' I've done all 1 have done for you and yours, and I suppose you take it for granted 1 shall go on in the same way in the future—but I mustn't touch you! What do you thin...