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COMMERCIAL. GIPPSLAND STOCK MARKETS Theo. B. Little and Co. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 7 April 1914
COMMERCIAL. -0-- GIPPSLAND STOCK MARKETS Theo. B. Little and Co. Theo. B. Little and Co. report: Fat Cattle-We yarded over 100 at Morwell and had a splendid sale, com petition exceedingly keen for all classes. At Stratford 20 head forward, includ ing drafts from Llowalong and Bois dale. Llowalong heifers brought to £7 8s. Small penning at Sale, mar ket very brisk, and all sold. Store Cattle-Good yarding at Stratford ev erything sold readily. At Morwell our yards overcrowded, most spirited bid ding, and a splendid sale resulted. Briagolong market well supplied, fat and store cattle, also pigs, sold well. Full yarding at Heyfield and a satis factory sale. Fair number in at Sale plenty of buyers. We quote forward spriIngers £7 5s, springing heifers to £6 14s, backward do. £4 16s, heifers in calf £4, store cows (big framed) £5 10s, young heifers £2 15s, yearling heifers and steers £1 18s. We sold nearly 400 young bullocks at Yarram yards on Friday to £6. Numerous buyers attended the Sal...
MAFFRA SUGAR FACTORY. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 7 April 1914
MAFFRA SUGAR FACTORY. The State Mimnstry's decision to suspend operations at the Maffra stgar factory at the close ot the present beet-growing campaign, and to free settlers from the com pulsory cultivation of beet ha;s been received with much satisfaction by the residents of Boisdale and Kil many Park. 'It is recogmnsed on all hands that the revival of the in dustry 'is dependent on a satls factory system of irrigation. Mr. Hutchinson (the Minister for Agriculture and Water Sup ply said on Friday that he had received a letter from the Maffra Beet Syndicate, expressing sym pathy with the Ministry in the diffi cult position in which it stood. The ydeciared that, while the beet crop under existing conditions was always a lottery, with odds against the grower, it would become with irrigation a sound investment; It coula not be too (clearly understood that irrigation was vital to beet growing. An attempt was made by the Ministry in the pist season, con tinued Mr. Hutchinson, to utilise ...
IRRIGATION IN GIPPSLAND. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 7 April 1914
IRRIGATION IN GIPPSLAND. The Water Commission is tak ing steps to carry out the direction of the Minister of Water Supply (Mr. Hutchinson) regarding the in vestigation of Irrigation possibili ties in Gippslancld. In the Loan Application Act £5,000 was made available for the nmvcstigath c the irrigation schemes for that dis ticularly to the Avon and Latrobe trict Attention will be given par valleys. An officer of the depart ncrit has beesn engaged in a con tour survey of the various locali ties suitable for irrigation, and a special officer has now been.dlrec tecl to investigate the possibilities ot nroviding a reasonable storage basin. 'When a goods train arrived at the Alberton railway station on :Friday. a truk' of groods was founa to have been rifled. The station master refused to allow the re maininig goods to be delivered, and .4a Jtelegram wa ssent for a detectlve ,to investigate the matte:.
NICE SORT OF BENEVOLENCE. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 7 April 1914
NICE 80RT OF BENEVOLENCE. The mayor of a small provincial town in France recently had the following notice promulgated :--" After analvsis at grocers' and wine merchants'. eat ables and drinkables that have been pronounced injurious to health will be confiscated and distributed among the arnous local benevolent institutions." The woman to do great things be-t is the one who does little things well. Slisery requires actiu.on, hIappell repose. Let your pledged word be as a hemp en cord, a chain of wrought steel, that will bear the heaviest strain. Nothing succeeds like the success of •ome people's failures. When the small boy waits patiently bor his meals there is something wrol,' with him. When you turn over that new leat. fasten it down with cement--'oi.i leaves turn back again. People who find it dilficult to sett , down to work find it more dilfficult it: get up in the world. The steels of the stove can be n.nd, to shine like silver by mixing finel! powdered whiting with sweet oil...
LADS FOR THE FARMS. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 7 April 1914
LADS FOR THEf FARMS. Two large parties of lads, num bering altogether about 400. are expected to reach Melbourne this month from Great Britain. They aIre coming out specially to engage in farm work, and though many of them are without previous ex perience in work of tius kind, they are very willing and anxious to improve their position and pros pects. The lads vary in age from 16 and 20 years, and their servi ces are available from 10s per weel .and keep. The Immigration 'Bu reau is desirous of placing them immediately upon arrival, on farms where they w ill have the opportun ity of gaining good experience and receive fair treatment, and em ployers desiring their services are invited to make an early apphca tion to the Immigration and La bor Bureau, 555 Flinders Street, MIelbournc. A considerable number of similar lads have already arrived in the State, and they have, on the whole, given very satisfactory services. a great many excellent reports hav ing been r eceivea fro~p farmers ...
WHY, INDEED! [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 7 April 1914
WHY, INDEED! "Father," remarked little Johnny, ats he glanced up fmm the perusal of his favorite paper. "You have ever in culcated the principle in your ar duous training of my intellectual be iimg that males were apt to be more punctual in keeping appointments than females." "Yes, my son." "Then, father, how can you exnlnin the..,fact that, in my perusal of the select obituary notices, I find most of them refer to 'The late Mr So-and so.' ?"
No Title [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 7 April 1914
Advertisers and subscribers will please note that in consequence of the Easter holidays there will be NO ISSUE of "The Journal" on Tuesday, April 14. A Severance Proposal.-Mr. C. Catani, chiet engineer of the P',u lic Works department, was Instruc ted by the Minister to pay a visit of inspection to the area which it is proposed to sever from the Al berton shire and annex to the Rosedale shire. Mr. Catani arrived at Rosedale on Thursday week last and visited the locality on Friday. Mr. Catani was to consult with the engineers of the two shires, but the Alberton shire engineer was not present, owing to the tact that a telegram notifying the visit was sent on the Wednesday previous to "A. Lavercombe. Alberton." The telegram was sent to Mr. La vercombe, at Warrnambool, and forwarded by him to Yarram,-arn ving here on Monday, three days after the inspection took place. Mr Catani (says the " Chronicle") had an interview with the president, Cr. Power, at Gormandale. Mr. C. Catani is to pre...
FEDERAL ISSUES. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 7 April 1914
-, FEDERAL ISSUES. -o----- The deliberations of the State Ministers gathered at Parliament -IHouse stress the remarks made by Sii Aithur Stanley, in opening the conference, that, whilst to utter high sounding political generah sations is easy, to deal in states manlike way with detail is difficult. All thoughtful people agree that Australia should be peopledby set tlers of the right class, that the State debts might be 'so handled as to very materially reduce the sum paid in interest, that a unm form gauge would simplify effec tive defence, that there should be :no waste ot money through compe tition between two sets of Savings Banks, both owned by the tax payer. But the moment any one of the issues mentioned is tackled in business-like fashion, a nim ber ot divergent views are warmly championed. At .cevery turn State Mimsters, ani Commonwealth Ministers who are in consultation with them, find themselves face to face with the financial issue. Taking the last figures, which the reade...
THE TRARALGON RAILWAY STATION. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 7 April 1914
THE TRARALGON RAILWAY, STATION. ---- The following Idtter from the Railway department will be read with interest. It refers to tile pro poseca extensions ot the Traralgon /tation: Victorian Railways, Secretary's ()Olice. Melbourne. March 30th, 1914. Dear Sir,-Advertmg to the letter of the 13th instant, presented by you from Mr. T. A. Pettit. presi dent' of. the Traralgon and I)is trtct Prcgress Association. 1 am directed to intimate that the ques tion of providing increased accom modation for the working of the traffic, and also for the workshops at Traralgon station, is now being investigated by the officers of the department, and will be dealt with by the Commissions as soon a. the investIgations are completed. Yours faithfully. / T. S. REES, For" Acting Secretary. The Hion. T. Livingston, M.L.A., 126 Hambleton Street, Middle 1Pa:k.
GORMANDALE. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 7 April 1914
GORMANDALE. At a kneeting of the Gormandale Progress Association on Saturday evening last it was decided a" agamin approach the 'Government with regard to the projected rail way from Traralgon to Gorman dale . The meeting also decidea to take n o action mn the proposed se verence of the Willung area from the Alberton shire, and annexation to Rosedale, beyond ?ntering a ;for mat protest to the western boun dary coming into. the township. It was stated that Mr. Catamn; ngm eer to the Public Works depart ment ,said that the severance was sure to be granted, but that the boundary could be re-arranged on petition later on. When the proposal to bring the northern slope of the Carrajung hills' into the Traralgon shire is" ripe, the area between the' Gor "mandale road and Timbs' crossing will be minclud~ed i nthe petition. At a rp'eeting of the Sale Golt Club last Friday, it was stated the total membership is 93, and the credit balance £25 18s 7d. The Hon. W. Pearson, M.L.C., was elected pr...
SALES BY AUCTION. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 7 April 1914
SALES BY AUCTION. . W\. Christensen and Co. publish details of a very' extensive sale of furpiture for Mr. Herbert, Loch Park. Mr. Herbcrt has bought a drapery business at Korumnburra. Mr. \V. Butwell's furniture sale has been postponed to Thursday, April 16. A. M'Lean and Co. will hold their dual pig sale-Traralgon and Morwell--on Aprii 8. They will also hold a clearing" sale for Mr. S. Lees on the 16th inst. Mathteson and Davis will hold a special horse sale at Morwell on 24th inst. Mathleson and Davis will hold their yard sale, Thursday, 16th inst. Mathicson ,and Davis will hold their next pig sale on the 15th inst.
Traralgon Weekly Market. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 7 April 1914
Traralgon Weekly Market. W. Christensen and Co. report Oats, Algerian seed, 2s 3d to 2s 6d; feed, s ~to 2s 2d; wheat, prime seed, 4s 3d; feed, 3s to 3s 6d; barley, Cape, 2s 6d; maize, prime, 4s; peas, W.T. Dub, 5s, m.t. Dun As 3d to 4s 6d; chaff, choice, £3 10s, good £3 5s; bran, is 2d; pol lard, is 3d; Japanese millet, 3d to 4d; potatoes, choice ,re scarce, and fetching up to 6s; others plentiful at from 4s; grass seed, brisk de mand, especially for Cockstoot, at 13s for very prime, N.Z. rye grass from 5s to 5s 6d; butter, primq dairy, ls; cheese, pnatured 8Ad, pew 6d; eggs, guaranteed, is 2d to is 4d; preserved, 8d; pork bones, 6d; pig's cheeks, 7d; bacon, 8d; sides, i10d; Germans, 6d; ham, 10d to is; poultry, large number forward, but majority of poor class, good stuff sold well. roosters, 2s 6d to 4s, hetis 2s 3d t'o 3s; pullets 2s to 3s; chicks ls to ls 6d; turkey gob blers 15s, hens, 7s to 10s; ducks 2s 6d to 4s; geese, 4s to 5s 6d; fruit, apples, choice, up to 5s 6d; others f...
TELEPHONE. TRUNK LINE RATES. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 7 April 1914
TELEPHONIE - TRUNIT LINE RATES. 8 mmn. eaoh add. 3 min IMorwell ... 24d ... 2d Glengarry ... 2d ... 2d Toongabbie ... 2d .. . 2d Moe ... 3d -... 3d Cowwarr ... 3d ... 3d Rosedale ... 3d ... 3d Flynn's Creek 3d ... 3d Trafalgar ... 4d ... 3d Yarragon ,.. 6d ... 5d Sale ... 6d ... 5d Walhalla ... 6d .. Maffra ... 8d ... 6d. Heyfield ... 8d ... 6d Newry- ... 8d ... 6d Tinamba .. 8d ... 6d Warragul ... 8d ... Id Yarram ... 1/4 ... 1/
THE TELEPHONE. TRARALGON EXCHANGE. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 7 April 1914
THE TELEPHONE. --0- TRARALGON EXOHANGE, r Dr Hagenauer 2 Dr. McLean 3 Mr. Challman 4 T, B. Little & Co. 5 Christensen & Bawden 6 G. H. Marsh 7 Layton Bros. 8 L. Lay 9 W, A. Clark to THE JOURNAL (W. Chappell). tz Whittaker Bros; . 12 J. English 13 Shire Hall 1.. 4 J. D. Campbell t6 S. Lees 17 Nurse Miller x8 Gippsland Trading Coy. 19 JH. Vivian 20 Ma.thieson and Davis 21 P. Dunbar 22 Co-operativeStore; 23 T. G Cobbledick 24 T. H. Row 25 Serjeant and Bruce 26 A. M'Lean and Co. 27 R. H. Widdis 28 Grand Junction Hotel 29 Railway Station 30 Savings Bank. 31 Butter Factory 32 Police Station. 33 National Banki 34 Pentland arid Canfield. 35 C. E. Clarke. 36 H, M. Campbell, 37 " The Record" (J. W. Guest). 38 A. J. Trood. 39 J. W. Grubb. , 40 F, Grubb . S41. J. Robinson. 42. A. W. Crowe and Co. 43. W. Christensen and Co. 44. R. Widdis. 45. Rev. W. J. T. Pay. ..
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 7 April 1914
Autumn Interesting and and Winter Instructive 1914. Display. An Invitation.: Every Lady in the District is |Invited to come and see Our Magnificent Display i of Fashion Facies for Autumn & Winter, 1914. Special D9splay. Saturday, March 21,1914, AND FOLLOWIIN DAYS. Millinery. Millinery. Millinery. Millinery. OWING to a Greatly Increased Trade, our MILLINERY DEPARTMENT has been largely extended Untrimmed Hats in Velours, Sailors ard medium shapes, with soft crowns and rolled up brims White Felts, Velvet, Plush, Beaver and Coney Hats Flowers, Feathers, all round Baudeaux, with and without. Upstanding Wings, ,in all the latest colors, Vulture Mounts, Ostrich, Brudeaux and Mounts Infant's and Children's Millinery is as Dainty as as ever, including Cream and Fancy Silk Hats, also Plush 'and Teddy Bear Hats DRESSES. DRESSES. The Latest Collection of Autumn and Winter Fabrics, including Donegal Tweeds, Game Tweeds, Harris Effects, Wool Sponge Cloths, Velour Cloths in plain and ribbe...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 7 April 1914
. BRUNNING & SONS, NURSERYMEN, IBIGHTON ROAD, ST. KILDA, VIO. L)ARGEST AND BES. STC00K OF; PLANTS IN THE COMMONWiiLTH Catalogues Post Free. Ine't ioA Invitej. TET?PHONE 128, Vmnd-:i, ;TO DAIRYMEN, FARMERS, & BREEDERS. CHALLMAN, Chemist, sells the following Veterinary Instruments, etc.:-Lamb Clams, 7s 6d; Cattle. Syringes, all sizes; Teat Slitters, for Tough Milkers; Self-retaining !Milking Tubes, is and 2s; Trocae and Canula, 7s 6d and 10s 6d; ?Milk Fever Syringes, 12s 6d; etc., ctc. Veterinary Medicines. Permanganate, in 1lb. tins, for washing out dairies, will make 10 cwt. solution. Cripple Salt -with Iron (increases. the Butter Fat Test from 3.5 to 4.1); sample, 6d, 51bs. is, cwt. 21s. Drenches-Milk Fever; is 6d; Cleansing, Is 6d; Red Water, is 6d; Gripe and Colic Drench, 2s 6d; etc. *. '" 0UR~ ikh. Is noted for arti tc and up to-date JOB PRINTING. Every description of work under taken, and satisfaction guaranteed. All HIGH-CLASS WORK Bears "The ,lou:rn, imprint. ...
THEY ARE CURIOUS. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 7 April 1914
THEY ARE CURIOUS. Many wild arimnls are very inquisi. :!ve. The polar hear is said to be t:tracted by anything out of the com. non. An Arctic. exp!orer declares that one vas so fascinated by a steamer that n lher engrness to find out what the strange tihing was she came so near ;t that both she and her two cubs .ere killed. S'ilors. w'hen chased by polar bears, have taken adva'utage of this habit I, secure their own safety. During their flight they throw away anything. ach as a hind.kerchief or othei ar ticle--gaily co,!ored for choice. The hear cannot pass it But wvhih '*, animal is busy e::*nining the lin~; t.he seamen are gaining groun6 • ml cscaping from dau.:-r. Of course in somne cases it is not :ere curiosity that provokes the hean ' ,:aste time. but a desie o)n ils :arT' .* ieap whth.r the str.lloz ob?jecl :ay not be something har:iful.
WELCOME HOME. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 7 April 1914
WELCOME HOME. ---o- A "welcome home" social was tended the Kev. WV. G. Paice, Bap tist minister, of Traralgon, and his bride, by the members of his con gregation, in (l9hurch on T''hurs day evening last. T'he church was prettily decorated. Mr .Doran presided, and on be halt of th.e .congregation ie exten ded a h eanty welcome to Mr. and Mrs.. Paice. Tasman and Rachael Butwell, two of (Ijt Stinday school scholars, presented Mr. and Mrs. Paice with a button hole boquet and shower ,boquet respectively. ' The followirig programme was riendered : Opening hymn, Old Hundred; prayer, Mr. Paice; hymn, Brighter than the Sunshine, 'scholars; reci tation, Solaiet's Dream, Blanche '3utwell; 'recitation, Legend of the Organ Builder, Daisy Hinde;song Roses, Miss. Doran; duet, Miss. E! and Daisy Hinde; song, Fhght of Ages, Miss. E. Hinde; chorus, Musicin the Air, scholars ;. Humor ous reading, Miss. D. Hmnde;song The Gift, Miss. E. Hinde; dia logue, He tried to tell his Wife,, Miss. D. Hinde uand M...