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MELBOURNE HIDE AND SKIN MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 17 February 1914
MELBOURNE HIDE AND SKIN MARKET. Younghusband. Row and C'o. Pty. Ltd. report: Skins.-Although supplies were far fCiow\ buyers' requirelnents, we brought forward a large and attrac tive catalogue of 10,000 skins to a full attendance of buyers. Compettition for all descriptions w-as animated, with values in sellers' favour. Best grown parcels showed an advance of 'sd to ',d per lb; Hides.-Our catalogue comprised an excellent selection of 1,500. Although shippers were operating, tanners were very strong, and cleared the bulk of offerings at fully last week's values. Tallow.-Local manufacturers re stricted their biddings, and pnrcnas ed a ve'ry small share of the offer ings. Shippers were very strong, and cleared the bulk of offerings at fully last week's quotations. Furs.-The quantity is small, and the quality is inferior. Buyers, how ever, were keener, and- last week's range of values were fully maintain ed. Rabbit Skins.-Best 6d to Td, mixed 41d to 5d, kittens, does aud in ferior 3d t...
THAT WHICH IS LEFT. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 17 February 1914
THAT WHICH IS LEFT. ur S;ydniey correc?1poLdtl \s oszS (ndu nis rellarlk gil\ve rI.s 1 10 lruoS - t1on) as follows : .s curiolus Ioludie of publisilng Li. 11111e1'tLL b L5~t111S Of toe 1 Otte is mnuc?l 111 CI15.d15IiC l!L. 110n 0. \515.11 ti1e itleil, appal.ir?Jnui.%, ut " Clr?.dungl? 118ary, a J:*tu 'tL lllipC i'lb " thle id90ah 0 n1lilallhtI .o11 sy e1?0or10ous tlal, it i. 15. usau1t.ss111d i o jve' tile agitregiate ,liiue st ..le i1111 l11tlS \V00 1 111550 tO Ioltt \s'l 5t1 Ol l? llg 5lrt~uou i,~,C.U U 6,,00 b L~e enid ,L 10td. IAL sellsy toui 10 t .urt11 Otll lin 11illnS mlollutl'y dllutsl. troul all oh!lclrs 1.1 m[h? 111j10r5aIp lt 1.01115, 11 uIy,1 /,? t.l1t[, I): . o 1alluc1n.L as 11t1 Lbcll takel?n oUt o0 ; :.11115, .O Ilnu1ll tile 1cS n.1r10 re1llna1115 L' 1.0 51k(51. 15 i1 werts %w11ea.tL or woeil, ". *e p.u;b1ttl5ioIn t'i pIasL lgu1res miglSt I - g nl.llately.5 t i..l to tile ~ 01c c10clusiuon 1!)1 \\vlai . lad I1 ell doile 0c1?1 Illi~giL L'e lnleullllltely esxceetlted or...
WORMS. THE CHILDREN'S ENEMIES. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 17 February 1914
WORMS. THiE CHILDREiN S ENIX1UES. Undoubtedly there ja no grelater ellnemy to iealtL, 1lapplness, and CnU111ntL o1 ll nurnhl l1 tfl a lle pl~e cuce of \Worlls. larelits should 0o Oil lleilr guard if a child SiloWS LIIn of 1tile lallierd .ylllptolllC, aLca tS Di lurlci lel?p, r21111 111"g o til0 I Lt UI1, llSt eSLkSlev , 11L''ltoll, ?111/ IincKilg aile lItoa, to aacc, tam1 icr irl'talll iI tile Cln itS 1ail1cuded Wd\'il illume pari'ite? , alld IL Liley arc, to aL OlnCte atIInIIIeter COiVnIStLUCl S "" IjOi b10T ?I Orlla -elleta accorLilIg tLo Il recticolll. 'l'ucy are a sale, Slre, andi rdlalblti llelldy, pr?llptl'ed in tile lorill O t loilly, anlld c110 cUllldrell tah?t Lik?iI1 \VW I/0Ltl aill.V 11081Ltillell. Collistocl S "a Leadl bil. \norlll dleicta are .a purely \vegta.,io prey alt10i11 Lcr the itLccrudlettoi Lt1 \\0 lin 111 Cllidrull dr nd accll s. " or ch?ic all ullelmisis aid storeaeperlas, price iS Uld 1101 i.ietlt, v.1i 111 O , Sell juSL pald at ti lt lile price Uc "110 \t. ...
COMMERCIAL. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 17 February 1914
COMMERCIAL. Thlo. b. Little tand . rejort: Fat Cit. le -At ltyfield 118 hea! var dled, comprising a large numb r of sl.lendid quality cows and he:fr:.. .\ large attendance of butchers, :n:t ' l, eS tere trte b.st sen in l!evfield for many Good yardings in our various mi:trkcts, pi wc- firn at fully lats rates. In con, cases there has been an aIdvance, oni preits at precious sales. We\'e quote primee C Cw 6j,11 - to £S. extra dou. to £8.12 , ,good tdo. from £5 7i.; us' ful do. fronm £4. 10, -, sp.'ved heiters £5 17;- to £6 l -. medium bulloks OS 17:- to £9,6 . Store Cattl,.-A very large yarding at Traralgon. and prlaic ticallc all sol: reserves wre iodtlcrate, snd bneis bid f,' elt throughout. 8:all er yarding 'it ,'iale, g~ood denuid for all classes. ,pringiug hifcts froUm . 5 11/-, backwardtl do. £3 J:1 - t to I-/12/-, young empty heifers from C£2 1;, "2 year-old sters e2 16- to '3 1-, store couws £3,7- to £3 19-. big 'rained do. at £4 5.. TrIralgon pr ticulars nIlot to hind. Shcep...
A GIPPSLAND GRIEVANCE. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 17 February 1914
A GIPPSLAND GRIEVANCE. ------+-- The following letter has appeared in the "Argus": Kindly allow us to draw attention to the cruel way dwellers and travel lers are treated here in the mountains, Corry.ong to Omeo, 100 miles, contains 12 miles of uncut road in the very heart of the mountains, and midway between the two places this impasse lies, Promises are all we have to wards completing this long-felt want. \\'o think the time ripe to lhave this matter brought before the Watt MiIn istry, as we understand they are de sirous of giving country districts their just rights, We trust that min ing developments, or road boards, or some other body, will comne along and start operations at once. I may also mention that the uncut portion lies within the boundaries of the Ome6 Shire, the Towong Shire jhaving com pleted their portion, and, to their credit, keep the road in good order for horse tratlic. From Omeo to Corryong by wheel means a trip by Tallangatta, and only takes two days longer, so...
MELBOURNE PRODUCE MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 17 February 1914
MELBOURNE PRODUCE MARKET. The Gippsland and Northern Co operative Selling Co. Ltd. report: Butter.--Owing to production falling away, it was necessary to advance the market this week %d per lb. At the advanced rate, choicest superfines sold well. Tho demand. for butter grading 90-94 points was not so good. Choicest sold at 1/, choice 1?1d to 11d, occasionally lld; good to prinie lid, seconds 10%d upwards, poorer qualities lower. The price for separators and dairies remains un changed, selilung at 9½d to 10d, and 7%d to Sd respectively. Choose.-The demand is good for prime new cheese, loaf fetching Gd, mediums 5%9d to 6d, off lots less, semi-matured 6d to 6G'd, matured Sd to 8,d. Eggs.-Supphles are still falling away, conselquently the market advanced ld per dozen, store keepers' selilng at lld to 1/, private lines 1/1, specials up to 1/3. Bacon. Prime light sides 10d to 10½%d, me dium w'eights 9½d, heavies lower, mid dles 10%d to lid, hams 1/ to 1/1, Lard. Bulk 6d to 6½d, packets ;d...
HEYFIELD. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 17 February 1914
HEYFIIELD. Hospital Sunday was observed on Sunday. Notwithstanding the great heat, there was a good gatherinlg on the cricket-ground. Hud the weather beenl cooler, the assemblnage would probably have Ocen nearly as large again. The Maffra lBrass Uand was ui attendance, llunder Bandmaster Apps, and rendered selccuons very taste fully. Several leading citizens of Mlalfra accomnpanied the band. 'Fronm Sale a motor buls brought nearly 30 passengers, including the Prcesident of the lIoaspiLal commit ittee tMr. Jas. Cart ledge), and seven or eight memnbers. T'he Imatron and t\\wo sisters repre sented the hospital staff. Cr. J. A1 lardyce, shire Presideilt, who initiated tile e\vent, opelned tilhe proceedinlgs. iHe hoped to see the fixture establisned as anll annualll one, alld recommended the hospital as well worthy of support. By that means many people \werogi\' en the chance of contributing, whom the ordinary collector had no oppor tunity of reaching. Mr. Cartledge gave some interesting...
THE HEART. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 17 February 1914
THE HEART. The teacher of The Heart School is taking a holiday on sick leave. For sonme time past she has not been in the best of nealth, and the doctor has ordered her to have a complete rest for a few weeks. It is proulablo that the time will be spent at North cote, with a visit to Black Rock. Miss I3lessley has resigned the charge of the mails from Tuesday (to day), so it will be necessary for the residents to secure sonmeone who is willing to take up the duties of at te!ninlg to the mails. A meeting was called for Friday night last to appoint a school com mittee, as the term had explired for which the other members had held oilice; but, owing to the absence of the correspondent, the election had to oe postponed to a date to be arrang ed. Some present fa\vorcd the inclu sion of soeic ladies in the commit tee, as it was contended they would shlow more enthusiasm for the wel aire of the scholars. Thle Kerton family are going to t-rospect this week for a holiday by the sea, having s...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 17 February 1914
AUCTION SALES. Messrs. Theoe, B. Littloe and Co.'s horse sale takes place on February 27. Messrs. Mathieson and Davis hold a special sale of store sheep and cat tie at Heytield to-da·y. Their Strat ford sale will be held on Monday. Messrs. A. M,Lean and Co. to-day at Sale hold a special salet of 10,000 store sheep, on arrival of the midday train from Melbourne. Messrs. -.. Macarthur Rud Co. will sell on Friday, at Bairnsdale. 12,000 splendid sheep. Messrs. Theo. B. Little and Co. on Saturday sold an allotment of land for Mr Bruce, situated in Raymond street, to Mr. J, L, Reee, the price beaing £7t.
SPORTING NOTES [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 17 February 1914
SPORTING NOTES The Sale races take place on Thurs day, and a very successful meeting is anticipated. A-special train will run from Iairnsdale, and a goods train with car attached leaves Traralgon at th. , onvenient hour of S.50 a.m. The lilr .ace of the progranumez which is a h-cral one, starts at 2 o clock St. Patrick s Day celebration entries close on the 25th inst. The Traralgon "Record" says that on the opening of the season for wild duck some of the local sports were early astir in the hope of. securing good bags. Ducks were rather scarce, but one sportsman secured eleven, while others bagged a few. The Lindenow Racing Club starts the current year with a credit balance of £230. The office-bearers, as elect ed at the recent annual meeting, are: -President, Mr. 1-I. J. Saunders; vice presidents, Mlessrs. A. J. M'L'Kenzie and H. De Leon; committee, Messrs. Gee. Ray, E. 13. Martin, J. S. Mlurphy, A. Telfer; J. Evans, HI. and G. Dum aresq, L. Morrison, A. West, J.. Jet [ers, W. Denn...
DISTRICT NEWS. STRATFORD. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 17 February 1914
DISTRICT NEWS. STRATFORD. The final shoot tor trophies present ed by Captain ilildenhall and Mr. Garrett, or Iriagolong, and Vice-cap tain stewart, of Strattord, took place last Thursday and saturday. Captala Carter won the 1st class, Mr. J. Nad e?ilbouscll being second. MIr. J. lrouwn l(1st) and Mr. R. lelning (Gnd) were successful in tile second-class shoot. In both classes tile hirst and second men tied bor first place; but the count back resulted as above. The tiret stage of the V.i.A. medal and second-class trophy shoout takes place next Thurs day and Saturday. The niemnbers of the local club who vialfed and defeat ed Bairnusdale on Saturday are so pleased with their trip, and the hos pitable way ini which uley were enter tained, that they have instructed the secretary to try anld arralnge lloro in tcr-club shoots, Wilch. up to the pro sent have been very hara to arrange. .lemnbers of the local cricket club visited Martra on Thursday, to try colclusions withll that clutb. hp to...
YOU WILL BE SURPRISED [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 17 February 1914
YOU WILL BE SURPRISED How muchll better you feel if your stomach is in good condition. Dr. Sheldon 's Digestive Tabules will im prove your digestion at once. Price, 1/6 and 2/6. Obtainable everywhere. According to a return issued by the Commonwealth StatlstlcIlan (MIr. G. H. Knibbs), 37,445 nominated and selected immigrants arrived in AustralIa dur ing last year. That number represents a decrease of 9267 in respect to the ar rivals for 1912, and of 2352 for 1911.
CAULFIELD RACES. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 17 February 1914
CAULFIELD RACES. Hurdle Race.---mWidden (M' Gregor) 1, The Majestic Nut 2, Wingarara 3.' Five starters. 6 to 4 winner. Won by half a length. Time, 3.54%. Federal ,takes.-Raheen (R. Smart) 1, Maharajah 2, Andesihe 3.' -1S start ers. 5 to 4 on Traquette, 15 to . 1 winner, The start was delayed a quarter'of an hour through Raheen unseating his rider and galloping round the course. Won by- three lengths. Time, 1.3. Bond Cup.-Effervescence (Killorn) 1. Lord Grey 2. Prizefighter 3. 14 starters. 5 to 2 winner. Won by two and a half lengths. Time, 2.36. OAKLEIGH PLATE.-A. Knox's Popinjay, by Maltster-Pose, 9.4 (Con nell), 1: Nuwara Eliya, 9.3, 2; Four Flush, 7.7, 3. Traquetto was the only scratching. 5 to 2 Woorak, 7 to 1 Popinjay. Won by 14 lengths. Time, 1.8 %-. St. George Stakes.-Jolly Beggar (Pike) 1, Mountain Princess 2, Ande-. losia 3. 13 starters. 7 to 4 Cider, 9 to 2 winner. Won by half a length. Time, 1.55. Welter.-Gold Brew (Lambert)- 1, Recaller 2, Coologunyah 3. .22 start ers. 1...
RABBIT DESTRUCTION. STEAMING OUT BURROWS. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 17 February 1914
RABBIT DESTRUCTION, STEAMING OUT BURROWS, Mlr. W. Patterson, of Hareleld, near Wagga, states that he has discovered a new and effective way of dealing with rabbits, which should be of in terest to landholders throughout the State. Mr. Patterson has been resid Ing at Hareield for 47 years, and has tried every known method, but none is so effective as the latest scheme, and the cost is not great if a portable or traction engine is available. His plan is to take a traction en gine out into the paddock, and put the steam pipe in to one of the bur rows-as far as it will reach. Cover the pipe over with clay to prevent the stenam blowing out. Let the steam on lightly for a while, so as to dlscover all the outlets. Do not be stirprised to see even tliis dose of steam sand tile rabbits out, scampering for their lives. Cloae all the openings, whichl will be shown by escapiing steam. When this is done, turn on the steam from the engine \?vith fullf force, and in less than five -minutes every r...
STATION PRODUCE REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 17 February 1914
STATION PRODUCE REPORT. ·-----4--a--- Melbourne \oolbroker&' Associa tioll lGoldsbrough, Mort and Co. Ltd., Australian 3Mercantile, Land, and Fi nance Co. Ltd., New Zealand Loan and Mercantile Agency Co. Ltd., Dal gety and Co. Ltd., Austral'an Estates and Mortgage Co. Ltd., Younghusband, Row and Co., Proprietary Ltd.) re port: Sheelplskins.-lBiddings were ani mated, and values for all descriptions w\\ere in sellers' favor', molre especially well-grown skins, which showed an occasional advance. Htides.-Colmpetitionl from bothr tan Ilners and shippers \was spirited, with last week 's prices, mnore esypecially for parcels in good condition, well main tained. Furred Skins.--The quality is still very inferior; biddings, however, were nlore animated, at last \\week 's decline. Tallow.-Although local manufac turers showed little disposition to oD orate, shippers took tho bulk of of ferings at last week's quotations.
SALE TURF CLUB RACES. Thursday, February 19. Final Acceptances. Hurdle. £50. 2nd £7, third £3. Two miles. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 17 February 1914
SALE TURF CLUB RACES. Thursday, February 19. Final Acceptances. Hurdle. .£50. 2nd £7, third £3. Two miles. st 11£ F. B. Breinan's Lion ... ... " 11] 3 Mtiss Dovle's Wessex ... ... ... 10 4 .1. J. Jensen's Powerful - .. .. 10 1 E. Browatre's Pistol 1. .. 0 1 R. 8. Mawley's La Annie . 10" 0 R. Gilder's Bushy . 9 9" C. I). Sebires Lucy Barr : " 9 6. L. Gardener's Canvasser .. 9 0 Trial Handicap. .-' £20. £5 to second; 5 furlowgs.. 0; Collis's L K.G. .:: .. i.. 10 3 PI. T. Heywood 's Ooramina .; .. 8: 6 W. F. Barle's Bloom: .. ... 8 4 I I'endergast's lMy King .. . 8 1 R S. Mawley's Quarir3y Park .. S 0 ; Collis's Silver Gauntlet .. i. 7 13 A. i. Sinclair's HdroplaLe . 12 R. S. Mawley's L: Druce ... . 7 .1. Kenlev'a Beit ., 7 7 G. M. lauvis s*) ebut .:.. ? :-.; 7 7 F. r-ron :igness. D 7 7 T'. M. I inton's Dunrraae " - G(. Nixon's Electric Shook , , K. Cooper's Stog "" 7 R; v Weboster's ythmtiL .. . Sale Handicap .: - S£50. .-£5 to secoid. 1- milcs. T' Houghtitios EirtGnldwin..;: 9 8 W. D...
[?]LAND CYCLIST'S SUCCESS IN AMERICA. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 17 February 1914
IN .\ ERC RA. \, ' in rereip by the last nmIall ,r" ds. 1 MGhee-. of New York ,-y ,; Si o. f a:i copy of the ',ok ~,Of Sr?nday. De~·e?: S. '" its c l·.unins is kovoird 'i:, icritihl, of Pa si~x-day bicycle race, which has special interest to our readers from the fact that the winni-r is at Gippslander. The follow ing is ian extract fromn the report, whiichi is hetaded thus-Goullet and loglr Win Six-day Iace.--Former Speeds liame First in Final Mile -print Deciding Long Blicycle Grind. -World " Record Broken.-Leaders Complete Til5 Miles:--By virtlue of the tact that he had just the neces sary little bit of sperd left over after six days of hard riding, Alfred Goul let, of Gipl?land, Australia, tlashed across the line a winner in the tinal one mile sprlint amuong the leaders in the international six-day bicycle race at Madison Square Garden last night. Goullet was paired with Joe Fogler, of Brooklyn, in the long ride. and was picked for the final effort because of his greater ability ...
UNHAPPY MARRIAGES. SERMON BY THE BISHOP OF SALE. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 17 February 1914
UNHAPPY MARRIAGEBS. SERMON BY THE BISHOP OF SALE. Speakling at St. Mary's Cathedral, Sale, on Sunday evening, the Most Rev-. Dr. Phelan, Bishop of Sale, treated the subject of Unhappy Mar riages, taking his text from the Book of Proverbs, xix.. 13--"A wrangling wife is like a roof continually drop ping through. IHouse and riches are given by parents; but a prudent wife is plroplerty from the Lord. lls Lordship said--When speaking to you a few Sundays ago on the Ca tholic teaching on The Sacrament of Matrimony, I said that divorce was no cure for tle ills of matrimonial life: that the facility cf legal separa tion was an iiicentive to sin rather than a remedy for evil. Since that date a cable message has appeared in the daily Press. giving us the al arming figulres of divorces in America, where 7o,000 homes are made desolate every year by the destroying angel of divo-rce, and how a motion has been introduced into the National Parlia inent to remove the angel of national death from Am...