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RABBIT LEAGUE. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 3 April 1914
RABBIT LEAGUE. The monthly meeting of the Rab bit Destruction League was held in the hall on March 25. There was a good attendance, and Mr. T. Thompson presided. 'The chairman said he expected to be able to freport that hight how ssuccessful the simultaneous poi soning had proved, but owing to the weather it haa been found mi possible to lay poison on the date fixed by the league It was decided to go on with the poisoning at once, and the meet ing then ldosed.
THE SENATE CANDIDATES. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 3 April 1914
TELEPHONE, 10. FRIDAY, APRIL 3, 1914. THE SENATE CANDIDATES. The selection of six candidates who are to contest Victoria's Se nate seats in the Lioeral interest, should a douole dissolution be se cured is a matter of exceptional importance and interest. To say that the political feeling of the State is grossly misrepresented in the Senate, is to repeat a familiar truism. In 1910, and again in 1913 Senate votes were pretty equally divided between those who ran as avowed Liberal and as avowed La bor candidates respectively. Yet, when a party division is taken, only Senator M'Coll supports Minis ters, whilst five Victorian Labori ties swell the Opposition majority. Clearly that should be put right. If victory is to be secured at the polls, there must be a "tlcket" which' every Liberal will loyally support. .When a whole Stats forms an electorate, the ordinary elector )nust take most of his can didates on trust. And, as regards this pre-election, there is time neither for touring the St...
TENNIS. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 3 April 1914
TENNIS. ---o-- A special meeting ot the Traral gon Tennis Club was weld in the mechanics' hall on Tuesday even jng, when there was a good atten dance. "The president, Mr. W. M. Bruce, presided. A set of rules, drawn up by a sub-committee, were discussed and finally adopted. The member's fee was fixed at 12s for gentlemen, and 6s for ladies -to the 30 September next, when the yeair expires. The fee for the honorary & country members was fixed at half the above. The club's colors are to be dark blue and red. In recognition of Mr. W. Pent land's enterprise, and pub!Ic spirit, in providing the courts, it was re solved to.make him an honorary life member. The membership of the club Is increasing, as players recognise they have one of the finest courts in the province.
LEAVING TRARALGON. PRESENTATIONS TO MR. E. A. HARRIS. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 3 April 1914
LEAVING TRARALGON. PRESENTATIONS TO MR. E. A. HARRIS. Mr. E. A. Harris, who has been a r.esident of Traralgon for the past four years, recently purcha sed a business at Mornngton, where he will take up his residence He was entertained at a social gathering at the Methodist church on Monday evening last, when the Rev. W. H. Scurr presided. He ex plained that they were met to bid God-speed to Mr. Harris, who had been a most useful worker in the church, and had filled the posi tion of senior circuit steward, and also junior circuit steward. Mr. Temby said that Mr. Harris had always been helpful and care ful in the financial affairs of the church. He had stepped into the breach at a time the church needed help. He also took the position of superintendent of tne Sunday school when it was vacant. Mr. Casey said he regretted Ms Harris' departure, as they had had very happy associations in the Sunday school. Mr. Harris had the promise of God whither he was going, and they were all l'abornmg...
TRARALGON RACES. YESTERDAY. ANOTHER SUCCESSFUL MEETING. A GOOD DAY'S RACING. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 3 April 1914
TRARALGON RACES4 YESTERDAY. ANOTHER SUCCESSF.U.I MEETING, 'A GOOD DAY'S RACIN.G. Officials: President, Mr. E. S. iWhittakers; vice-presidents, Mr. J. D. Campbell, Mr. C. E. Clarke, Mr. J. Morgan,. jad Mr. T. Stand ing; hon. treasurer, .Mr. F. Meek; hon .surgeons, Drs. M'Lean and Hagenauer; committee, .Messrs. P. Dunbar, B. R. Duinbar, A. Dun bar, p.; H. Marsh, Hugh Campbell, J. 'N'. Matheson, A. J. Trood, W. M. ~Bruce, G. J. Hill,,R. J. Dow ling, H. O. Challman, T. Cosgriff, and Dr. Hagenauer; judge, Mr. E. S. Whittakers; stewards, Messrs. E. S. Whittakers, J. D. Campbell, A.'Dunbar, Marsh, Trood, P. Dun bar, Standing, and WV. M.'Bruce; cleik of scales, .'Mr. S. 'Hinde;. clerk of course, Mr. T. Cosgiriff; starter, Mr. R. G. Tmribs; measur er of ponies, Mr. P. Dunbar; han dicapper, Mr. A. H. Cox; tlme keeper, Mr. P.G. Bicknell; audi tor, Mr.W. Chnrstensen. 'Fortune favored the Traralgon Racing Club yesterday for their second meeting on the new course. On Wednesday night lighttrain fe...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 3 April 1914
A. F. Carter's Treat-U-Well Sale Starts Saturday, jSee our Great Sale of March 21. WI indows. .'Surplus Stock. A 10s 6d Hat Given Away Free. A sd ' 0. he.?en O u 1"tom" ho Orde a Suit During this SALE. Our Special Blue Twill Costume, £4 4s; Our Special Blue Twill, Silk Lined, £5 5s. Our Special, Ileal American Suit;, from £3 2s; Men's Shirts from is 3d each. Don't Miss this Opportunity. See Our Bills for Prices. A. F. Carter, High-Class Tailor and Outfitter, Traralgon. You Should be Determined In rsjeoting the worthless and frequently injurious counterfeits which are 'ometimci pushed for the sake of creater gain n5 "juat As good" as the GENUINE SANDER 'nd SONS' PURE VOLATILE EUCAL\ PTI EXTRACT. Be not deceived! SAN DER'S EXTRACT is rec, Rgnised by the highest medic l authorities as possessing unique stimulating, healing and antiseptic powers. The preparntion of SANDER'S EXTRACT from the pure selected leaves, and the refinement y special processes give it curative virtues peculirly i...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 3 April 1914
Bartlett's Gippsland Opposite Railway Motor Garage. sitio, .. SALE. 'PHONE 115, Day and Night Service. iernhI - iera Touring[ I~Touring Cars for Cars for HiMre. Hire. Complete Overhauls Carried out. Work Guaranteed. Most Modern Machines and Hand Tools Used in Automobile Construction fWP Inspection Invited........ ............ .................TInspection Invited. Night Attcndant Always on Premises. Ring Bell at Door Full Stocks of Dunlop and Continental Tyres Always on land. Petrol, Oil, Grease and all accessories. Sole Agents for leading makes of Cars. Catalogues on Application. BART LETT'S ; ; SHAVE, late of , Daimler Works antd Wolselev Works, Enrgland: S Ialso Kellowf and Falkiner's, GARAGE, SALE. elb., Head Engineers. J. G, HOPKIN'S, Manager. Do you ' Shave? 'r CoIt only 1 - To write for our Handsome Free Catalogue. It contains everything ahitable for gifts to man, woman, or child. FORSTER'S No. 57.--This High grade Silver-plated Razor is equal to any razor retailed at 71/6: We...
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 8, 1914. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 3 April 1914
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 8, 1914. ONfice Bearers: President, Mr. A. G. AllIord; vice-presidents, Mr. A. Miles, and Mr. J. Diaper; sec retarnes, Messrs. E. J. Alford and H. Harris; committee, Messrs. Al ford four), Miles (two), Dia per, Glover, Healey, Cross, Overy, Butler, Nicholson; Johnson, Retford, Morgan; handi cappers, Messrs. Cowell and Tha mas; timekeepers, Messrs. Norrins and Hetherington; stewards, Messrs. Cottrit and Thomas; jud ges, Mr. H. J. Alford, and Cr. C. Barlow. • PROGRAMME: First race to start at 12.30? sharp. Maiden Plate, 103 yds. First gold knedal or £1. Entry, 2s. Sheffi~ld Handicap, 120 yds. 1st £3, becond £1, Entry, 4s. Standing Block, 12 inch. First £2, second £1. Entry 3s. Underhand Chop, 50 inch logs.: First, £4, second £1, third 10s.. Entry 5s. -. SStanding block, 42 inch logs. First £3, second, £1. Entry 4s. Post Entry Events. Guessing Competition. :- LiVe: weight of sheep. Prnez, the sheep Entry, Is. Stepping the distance. Trophy or 10s. Entry, ls. Throwing at...
LOCAL RAINFALL. TRARALGON. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 3 April 1914
LOCAL RAINFALL. TRARALGON. Mr E. L. Bruce reports the rainfall at Traralgon for the month of March, as follows : points March 13 ... 1o , ,, 24 ... 24 , .. 26 ... 15 ,, 27 ... 21 , ,, 28 ... 1o4 . Total ... ... . 74 ,, For the quarter ending March 3!, 1914* 359 For the quarter ending March 31, I913, 6 86.
CARRAJUNG. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 3 April 1914
CARRAJUNG. The following is the table of the rainfall for March at the Carrajung post office, as registered by Mr. L. T. M'Dermott: points March I .. 2 ,, ,, 13 .-- 8 , ,, 21 ... 2 , ,, 22 ... 58 ,, " • 23 ... 7 r,, ,, 24 .." ' 5 ,, ,, 27 ... 22 ,, ,, 28 -" .:.. 82 ,, Total - ... 206 ,, For the quarter ending March 31, 19I4, 384 points For the quarter ending March 3r, 1913, Ixi.93 points.
TOONGABBIE. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 3 April 1914
TOONGABBIE. Mr Ellissmith, reports the .rainfall.at Tooogabbie for March as fo lows : points Match 2 ... 2 ,, ,, 13 ... 8 ,, ,, 23 - * * 46 ,, s, 24 . ... 24 , :, 26 .. 6 ,, ,, 27 . ... 27 ,, ,, 8 ... i36 ,, I. .31 ... 2 s Total ... 26z ,, Previous 2 months, 2.xii Ratnfall since Ist January, 472 Number of days on which rain fell, 8 Do. during previous 2 months, 7 Do. since 1st January, I5
GORMANDALE. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 3 April 1914
GORMANDALE The ?ollowing is. the rainfall at Gormnandale for March: points March 2 ... 3 ,, ,, 14 ... I0 ,, , 2o ...2 I ,, ,, 21 .. 0I ~, ,, 3 ... 7 , ,, 26 ... 2 ,, ,, 27 25 ,, ,, 28 90... .,, ,, 31 2* , Total x 6o For previous 2 months, i6x. Since 1st January, g1914, 321.
SALES BY AUCTION. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 3 April 1914
SALES BY AUCTION. ---o-- . W. Christensen and Co. publish &nbsp; details of a very extensive sale of furniture for Mr. Herbert, Loch Park. Mr. Herbert has bought a drapery business at Korumburra. The same firm will hold a clear- ing sale of furniture on April 7th for Mr. Butwell, who is about to leave Traralgon. A. McLean and Co. will hold their dual pig sale-Traralgon and Morwell--on April 8. They will also hold a clearing, sale for Mr. S. Lees on the 16th inst. On April 3, Mathieson and Davis will offer a desirable farm of 68 acres freehold and 302 acres lease- hold, in the parish of Moondarra. There is a five roomed house and buildings on the property, which is in the estate of the late Samuel Benyon. Mathieson and Davis will hold a special horse sale at Morwell on 24th inst. Mathieson and Davis will hold their yard sale. Thursday, 16th inst. Theo. B. Little and Co., will &nbsp; have a big yard sale on Tuesday &nbsp; next. Theo. B. Little and Co. will have...
A COOL PROPOSAL. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 7 April 1914
A COOL PROPOSAL. The Interstate Commission has had a new pr'olosal put before it in the shape ot a bounty on the production of crude oil from shale in New South Wales. It appears that a company was formed a few years ago with a capital of about £1,250,000, and a manager, whose remuneration was £5,000 a yeal, and 5 per cent. on all money he spent for the company. He of course spent all it had, and about a quarter of a million besides. As one of the witnesses stated, they vent the pace, and pt course failed. There is now a proposal to write soff alot of the original capital, get in some more money, and have a try once more. The request made to the commission at first was that the public should give them two pence ler gallon on all the crude oil they produced from shale,, and they expected to produce 4,000,000 gallons per year. Thus they wis hed everyone in Australia to be compelled to contribute a sum of £33,000 per annum to be handed :over as a benefit fund. They ask for this arrange...
STRATFORD AND NUNTIN RACES. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 7 April 1914
STRATFORD AND NUNTIN RACES. i ----o-- The following are the handicaps for the above races, to beh eld on Easter Monday: Hurdles: Galtee More, i0.7; Lax Surestep, 10.0; Bushy;- ~L.; Good win Sands, 9.0. Trial: Jack Merne, 9.0; Digness Maggie Forde, 8.11; Parther, 8.9; tSogan, 8.9; Sederick, 8.2; Gilead 8.0; Setamn, Debut, Byword, 7,12; Lady Nymph, Footchase, Mmna warra, 7.9; Loosegate, Mernewm, Sheroud, Sash, Carilee, 7.7 Handicap: L.K.G. P ella, 9.7; Glynne. 8.12; Ooramina, 8.3; Bid, 7.11; Alister, 7.5; Benita,. 6.7. Pony Race: The Squire, 19.0; The Barb. 8.9; Agent, 8.9; Satara, .08; Matilda,. 7.7; S tella, 7.5; pDevon, 7.5; Daisy. Model, Kippona, 7.2; Coorinda, Tibby, Teddy Bear, 7.0 Publicans' Purse: L.K.G.. 10.2; Silver Gauntlet, 8.6; Ooramina, 8.4 Black Gem, 8.2; Bid, 8.0; Alister, 7.8; Stogan, 7.4, Gold Vale, 7.4; Civilian, 7.0. Pony Race, 14.0 a.u.:' Longford Lad, 10.0; Detonator, 9.12; Sosso, 8.10; Strathaird, 8.9; Quilp, 8.9; Skidoo, 8.2; -Connemara, 7.13; Fairy, 7.12; Teas...
A. M'LEAN & CO., CATTLE and SHEEP. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 7 April 1914
A. M'LEAN & CO., CATTLE ana SHEEP. 'A. McLean and Co. (Sale Branch) report:-A good demand for all classes still continues. At our ordinary week ly market at our Sale borough yards on Saturday we had a full yarding of sheep afnd cattle, and effected an almost total clearance. Sheep--WVe yarded 1841 sold the following:-Acct. A. Napper, fat lambs 16s, wethlirs 14s 4d, fat ewes 15s Gd, crossbred ewes 8-tooth 13s; A. Kennedy's fat lambs 12s 7d, fat weth ers 15s id; J. Kennedy's fat wethers 2 tooth 15s 3d; Miss Fisher's fat lambs 16s 6d; L. Bowman's 30 lambs; D Bol land's cross. ewes, 6 and 8 tooth, 14s 11d; 333 cross. ewes, 4 yeart old,/ i1s 8d; 36 wethers, 16s 6d. Cattle.-Acct. H. M'Lean, 5. fat bullocks, £10 10s; 'cows, £9 and #6 S. Clark's fat cows and heiters to ·£7 14s; Glenn's springers £6 19s; H. M'Lean's milkers to £610s; W. Buxton's poddies, 30s; and other lots at good rates. Special Sheep Sale.o At Sale ion Thursday, we held a h~ghly successful sale of store sheep. 7270...