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Alleged III-treatment of an Old Man. [Newspaper Article] — Bunyip Free Press and Berwick Shire Guardian — 7 May 1914
Alleged Ill-treatment of an Old Man. Au old man named Jeremiah Strongleman, aged 80 years, died at the Salvation Army Home, Pakenham, on April 26tli last. Ill-treatment of the old man was alleged and the police were informed. Dr. White, of Pakeliham, refunod a certificate of death, and the coroner (Dr. Cole) was iuformod. An inquest was held on. Tuesday, April 28th, with a jury, and evidenco was taken till close upon midnight. Constable S. Maher deposed that an inwato named Ralph Mason informed him that ho saw a wardsman named." Sanders, and two assistants namod Harris and Holmo3 brutally ill-treat tho deceased. Witness and Dr. White wont to tho Homo and found deceased laid out. Tho body boro markB on the head and arms of recent rough treatment. Thero wero cuts on tho noso and tho eyes wero bruised. Tho authorities stated that deceased had to bo tied in bed' and the injuries wero caused through his falling against tho bed. Ralph Mason, an inmate, deposed that-he auw Harris and- 8and...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Bunyip Free Press and Berwick Shire Guardian — 7 May 1914
lona Store —. AND — D. ■ CO 0 N EY I. A R 01 Assorted STOCK We Deliver in any Quantity of the above at Lowest Bates. A Trial will Convince You. Iona and Bunyip—Daily. Garfield and Tynong— Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays. Yannathan— Mondays, Thursdays. Murray's Road— ' Tuesdays, Fridays. .CELEBRATED I O N A Is. 3d. This'-is COONEY'S. If we Plea«e YOU tell others IONA TEA. If wo Don't Tell US—lona Tea. Bread r E A D Of the Best Quality. Week in, week out—Always the same—The Best. The. FAVOR Of your Recommendation & patronage respectfully " v solicited. Note the advantages of Dealing at CooueyB:— Now that tho -Farmera' buoy timo is corning, it will pay you to deal with ue, and have your GOODS delivered at your door. Remember, TIME IS MONEY at this season of the year, and you will SAVE BOTH at tbe ' IONA STORE & BAKERY.
Robbery Under Arms. TWENTY MEN BAILED UP. [Newspaper Article] — Bunyip Free Press and Berwick Shire Guardian — 7 May 1914
Robbery Under Arms. TWENTY MEN ISA1LED DP. A most sensational robbery by armed and masked men took placc at Darlinghurst, a Sydney suburb, early on Tuesday morning. Mr. Joseph Batten, manager of a cab-hiring establishment, who resides at the corner of Flinders Street and Short Streets, Darling hurst, gave a party to a number of persona. At about midnight the women left for home and the men remained behind and played cards. At about half-past 12 o'clock the oard-playcrs were startled by tho appearance of four wen, wearing masks of black cloth over their faocs, and all armed with revolvers suddenly walking into the room. The loader of tho gang ordered the card-player» to " put up their bands" and most of them did so. Those who did not comply promptly had the revolvers pointed at them. About twenty meu were in the room playing cards at the time. Two dashed nwaj, broko through a window pano and cscuped. A third man, who tried to get away was lircd at and tho bullet struck tlic woodou pa...
News and Notes. [Newspaper Article] — Bunyip Free Press and Berwick Shire Guardian — 7 May 1914
News and Notes* - Mr. P. RIcMiibon, of Camperdown, bus been' choeen as i lir Labor candidate to oppose Mr. Oman, il.L.A., for the Hampden electorate. At the Bochester Court Arthur Poole was chargcd with having killed cposstms, and with having 57 skins in his possession. He was fined £2, and per Bkiu, with £3 costs, or £13/6/- in all. Buppliors of the Newu.lead butter laotory i have decided to test the action of Inspector Archer in destroying a number of cream cans. A committee was appointed to collcot subscriptions to engage a lawyer. Shocking evidence was given in a case heard at the Bcnalla police court, btforo Mr. Bcaven, P.M., on Tuerdny, when a Win ton farmer named John Bower was charged with having oommitted an offence ou his 15-year old daughter. Catherine Bower (the girl's stopmother) was chargcd with aiding and abetting. Both acoused were committed for trial at the Beualla General Sessions on 16th May. Bower was refused bail, but his wife was allowed bail in two sureties of...
How the Farmers are "Rooked." [Newspaper Article] — Bunyip Free Press and Berwick Shire Guardian — 7 May 1914
How the Farmers are "Rooked." Farmers aro of opinion that their produce should recoivo more attention and protection from tho Government than it does at present after arriving in Melbourne. The majority of mon on the land aro robbed right and loft by unscrupulous agents, and during the present soaeon a case has oomo to light in which a farnior on tho Buuyip Swamp has boon ' rooked.' On one day he dug a large quantity of potatoes, which wero of tho same variety and quality, uud wero grown in tho same paddock. Ho bad them bagged aud sent to Molbourne, one consignment being sent to the Gipps land and Northern Co - operative Soiling Company, and a" similar consignment to another agent. Tho farmer • in question received a return of £1/15/- por ton • from tho Gippsland and Northern Selling Coy., and £2/15/- a ton from tho other agont. This agent stated that the potatoes arrived in a sunburnt eon- j dition, aud that he experienced great difficulty in finding a buyer for them i at all; but ...
COMMERCIAL. WARRAGUL STOCK SALE. [Newspaper Article] — Bunyip Free Press and Berwick Shire Guardian — 7 May 1914
COMMERCIAL. WARRAGUL STOCK SALE. SkoWB, Hunter and Co. report having hold their usual weekly market at their Warragul ealoyards on Thursday, 30th April, when there was "was a light supply of store pigs, whiob wore rather easier, and a good yarding of Bheep and cattle. The former were again in excellont demand, and sold at oxtremc prices. Cattle were also brisker than luBt wcok, and every tiling was olearcd at highly satisfactory priccs. Thoy quote '.— Pigs—Suckers 12/ to 15/, slips 17/ to 20/, stores 23/6, 27/ to 30/. Sheep — Prime crossbrcd wethers 231 to 28/, ditto • lambs 20/(3, ditto owes 17/1 to 18/3, store wethors 15/3 to 17/, good condition lambs 13/ to 15/, aged comubaok owcb 8/11. Cattle—Fat cows L6/15/ to L7/12/6, choppers L5 to L5/10/, forward con dition cows Li/10/ to L5/5/, Btore do. (boat) L3/10/ to L-4, othors L3 to L3/7/, small from 50/, aged lower. In milkers and springers nothing showing quality was yarded. Best L7/5/ to L7/15/, socond ditto L6/5/. to L6/15/, othor...
New School at lona. [Newspaper Article] — Bunyip Free Press and Berwick Shire Guardian — 7 May 1914
New School at lona. In connection with the opening ceremony of the now school at Iona a eub-oommittcu was appointed to carry ont a programme of eports among the children on opening day. The results were not availablo for our roport laBt issue, but are now glven in detail :—. Girla' Race under 6 years : U. Pitt 1 ; M. Fitzgerald 2 ; M. Drake 3. Girls' Racc under 8 years : E. Deeaanl 1 ; U. Oreen 2 , M. Fitzgerald 3. Girls' Raoe under 10 years: D. Pitt 1 ; G. Plant 2 ; M. McDonnell 3. Girls' Hace, under 11 years : L. McMillan 1 ; L. Reidy 2 ; M. Mannix 3. , Girls' Race 11 to 12 years : V. Creely 1 ; E. McDonnell 2 ; E. O'Donohue 3. Girls' Raoo 13 to 14 years : I. Winter I ; D. Lewis 2 ; L, (llarkln 3. Gills' Wheelbarrow Raoe: D, Luwiu 1. GiiV Skipping ; G. Goorge 1 ; E. O'Dono hue 2 ; D. Lewis 3. Arithmetic Race : T. Green & K. McDon nell 1 ; D. Lewis k J. Hamilton 2. Corresponding Number Raoe : A. Quigley and K. McDonncll 1 ; D. Lewis ii T, Green 2 Boya' Race under 6 years: D...
The Stagpooles. [Newspaper Article] — Bunyip Free Press and Berwick Shire Guardian — 7 May 1914
The Stagpooles. The Stagpoole Entertaiuera - were greeted by a crowded house on their return visit to Bunyip ou Monday night last, whon they gave auothor of their clever, rofiued and laughable performances. For 2|- houra the large audience was kept in a continual mood of laughtor, whilst the juveniles were dolighted with the appearance of the monkey. Tho songs of Miss Euby Cox; tho fatter of Alexander and Edward ; tho potted pantomitno " the lluaic Toaolior " ; the soonio song " Do They all Go to See the Sea," by the Company ; and the piotures were all loudly applauded. The acrobatic featu of one of the Stagpoole brothers waB one of the principal items on tbe programme, and brought forth rounds of applause. Should the Stagpoolos visit Bunyip again they will receive a warm welcome, as their performance on Monday night proved thoir ability as entertainers.
Explosion at Bendigo Mine. SEVEN MEN KILLED. [Newspaper Article] — Bunyip Free Press and Berwick Shire Guardian — 7 May 1914
Explosion at Bendigo Mine. SEVEN MEN KILLED. One of the most tragic accidents that has ever occurred in the Bendigo mines took ! place on Saturday night last at the Great Extended Hustler's mine, Bendigo. How the explosion was caused is a mystery, but it ie known that it took place in a locker at the end of 1053 feet main crosscut, 52 feet east of the level. Several men were working close to where the explosion occurred and seven o£ them were killed. .Their names are as follows:— William Crowther Blair, Robert Thomas, George Forster, William Eyan, John Henry Campbell, Leslie Martin, Frederick Ckiun. The first-named five arc married men and the last-named two are single. The mine was surrounded by thousands of people all il«.y Sunday, and profound sympathy for the entombed miners and thsir families is expressed on all sides.
Lighting a Fire. A CASE AT CRANBOURNE. [Newspaper Article] — Bunyip Free Press and Berwick Shire Guardian — 7 May 1914
" Lighting a Fire. A 6ASE AT CRANBOURNE. At Granbouruo Court a Well-known | farmer .of tho Clyde district namod Joseph Ray Mathieson was charged by Constable MoNeos with igniting grass aud thereby endangering tho proporty of G. Knight. The ovideuco showed that. action was taken by the policc on defondaut's own statement thai ho had lighted a lire on hi a cnvn placc to burn a break in front of ..tho barn. ; Constable MuNcos produced a pian of tho locality, aud said tho lighting of tho fire ondarigcied tho property of Knight. In reply to Mr. Maophoraon (for defendant) the constable said that Knight's place wus 30 or -10 chains from whoro tho firo was lighted by dofoudaut. Tho firo was lit on tho evening of 10th March, but he did not know which way the wind was blow ing next morning. Mr. Macpherson asked that the easo bo dismissed, as there was no ovidenco to show that tho proporty of Knight, or anyone olso was in endangorod. Uudov section 22 of tho Police Offences' Aot it was nocoasar...
COMMERCIAL. WARRAGUL STOCK SALE. [Newspaper Article] — Bunyip Free Press and Berwick Shire Guardian — 14 May 1914
COMMERCIAL. WARRAGUL STOCK SALE. Skews, Hunter aud Co. report havirig held their uBual weekly market" at their Warragul saleyarde on Thursday last, 7th May, when fat pigs wore about equal to late rates, and stores and young pigs were rather easier. No sheep wore yarded, and a good yarding of cattle and milkers and springers sold exceptionally well. All olasses wero quito equal to late quotations, oxcept poddies, which were rather oasier. Pigs : Suckers 10/ to 16/, slips 17/ to '20/, stores 25/ to 35/, baoon stores 40/ to 45/, porkers 40/ to 47/6, baconors 50/ to 88/. Cattle: Fat cows Lti to L6/4/, choppers L4/7/ to L5, stores L3/5j to ]j3/10/, otherfi from L3, aged lower, bullooks 3 years L6/4/, ditto 2 years L3|8/, ditto 12 months 33/ to 42/, do. poddies 18/ to 26/, best milkers aud springers LS/12/6 to L9/17/6, second ditto L6/10/ to L7/15/, others from L5/10/ to L6, aged and inferior lowor, springing heifers L5 to L5/15/, ditto 2 yoars L3 to L4, ditto 12 months 33/ ta 40/, ditto ...
The Sale of Gifts at Longwarry. A GOOD SUM REALIZED FOR THE HALL. [Newspaper Article] — Bunyip Free Press and Berwick Shire Guardian — 14 May 1914
The Sale of Qifts at Longwarry. A GOOD SUM REALIZED FOB THE HALL. Some weeks ago a number of ladies at Longwarry dccided to raieo funds m aid of the local mechanics' ball, and a. sale of gifts was decided upon. The ladies who took tho mattor in hand Wero forfcunato in securing donations of cash and goods from numerous well-wishers, with tho result that there was an excellent display in the hall during tho throe nights that the fair was open, and tho ladies and gentlemen who had charge of tho selling departments wore not slow in pushing thoir wares. On Friday ovening tho sale of gifts w&B declarod open by Councillor J. MoHugh, who in the course of a brief speech said ho hoped tho efforts of the promoters would moot with tho success that was deserved. There was a fair attendance present on Friday night, £1/10/- boing taken at the doors, whilst tho general takings amounted to £13. Thero wbb a much largor crowd on Saturday night, • £5/18/-\ boing taken at tho door, and a total s...
Kooweerup. [Newspaper Article] — Bunyip Free Press and Berwick Shire Guardian — 14 May 1914
Kooweerup. Sorno days t.bo houee occupied by Mr. I. Niuliol! was entered by a thief, who carried away a revolver and some food. Other petty robberies have taken place, but bo far tho police have not apprehsmled the offenders. A dispute has occurred betweou the executors of tho late Wm. Rattray, for 60 years sexton at the Ballarat New Cemetory, and the Cemetery Trust, as to the ownership of certain plants and bulbB, introouced into the cemetery gardens by Mr Rattray. Tho trust has informed the cxeoators that It recognises no claim to the ownership of the plants, which they (the executors) declare) were pur chased by' Mr Battvay at his own expense, and which he decreed in his will should be distributed among his relatives. The collection is a valuable oa«,
PAKENHAM. [Newspaper Article] — Bunyip Free Press and Berwick Shire Guardian — 14 May 1914
PAKENHAM. At the last sitting of the Pakenham police coM't W. Ralph and J. O'Brion were charged with having committed breaches of the Width of Tyros Aot by carrying more weight on their vehicles tliau allowed by the act. Mr. Homes, solicitor to the Berwick Shire Council, appeared for tho prosecution. Ralph was fined £4/8/, with £2/2/ costs, and O'Brion was iiued £2/41, with £2/2/- costs. O &lt;Z> .1
DISTRICT DOINGS. CORA LYNN. [Newspaper Article] — Bunyip Free Press and Berwick Shire Guardian — 14 May 1914
DISTRICT DOINGS. CORA LYNN. On the evening of Friday, 15th iusfc., a grand Cinderella dance is to bo bold at Keast Hall, Cora Lynn, Mr. F. G. Rice, who ia acting as hon. secretary, states that thero will be first - class music, a splendid floor, efficient M.O., and choice refreshments, and" as it will be moonlight there will doubtless be a large attendance. Tho price of admission is 3/6, and ladies are invited.
BERWICK COUNCIL. Saturday, May 9th. [Newspaper Article] — Bunyip Free Press and Berwick Shire Guardian — 14 May 1914
BERWICK COUNCIL; Saturday, Mav iHh. The monthly meeting of tho above council was held on Saturday last when the following wore present:— CrB. Martin (in tho chair), Carney, Barr, Sharp, Smethurst, Fahey, and Dore. Correspondence. From J. Cowell, Pakenhain East, stating his buggy got wrecked through a hole in tho bridge near his place and stating that ho held tho council re sponsible for damages to same.—On the motion of Crs. Faboy and Doro it was decidcd to inform the writer that tho council regretted the mishap bat took uo responsibility. From G. F. Tivendale, Oflicer, asking permission to plant trees and erect guards in front of P.O. and store.— Granted. From K. G. Bould, Beaeousfield, resigning position of lamp-lighter.— Received, and fresh applications to be called. From P. A. Martin, Longwarry, urging tho council no't to close a road near Joliffe's.—Cr. Smethurst said tho council did not open a road tliero as it would cost £oO,to £40 to do so. He moved the riding "momb^ inspoct...
Health of Bunyip. COUNCIL SATISFIED WITH CONDITIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Bunyip Free Press and Berwick Shire Guardian — 14 May 1914
Health' of Bunylp. COUNCIL SATISFIED WITH CONDITIONS. At the Berwick council mooting ou Saturday last a letter was received from the Public Board of Health in regard to the alleged insanitary state of Buuyip township, as published in " The Age " of April 9th. The Shire Secretary informed the council that he had furnished a report to the Board, pointing out that Bunyip was situated on tho brow of a hill aud had drainage facilities equal to any town in Qippsla'nd. He said ho also sent the Board some Bunyip news papers to show it that a controversy between tho papers was the trouble. Thero had beon uo infectious disease cases reported since October last. The council as a body was satisfied that Bunyip had nothing startling to complain about and passed a motion endorsing tho Secretary's action.