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THE SCHOOL COMMITTEE. ELECTS OFFICERS. THE CORRESPONDENT. NO ONE RUSHES THE JOB. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 10 April 1914
THE SCHOOL COMMITTEE, ELECTS OFFICERS. THE CORRESPONDENT. NO ONE RUSHES THE JOB. The school committee met on Tuesday night at the State school and elected the officers for the next three years. Mr. Pettit was re-elected president. Mr. Can field was nomninated for the posl tron, but declined the honor, re marking in doing so that the last committee had been too well ser ved by Mr. Pettit to think of a change. It was largely due to his efforts that the old committeehad accomplished so much. He, there fore, had much pleasure in moving that Mr. Pettit fill the position again. This was unanimously ag reed to. Mr. Pettit returned thanks, and said that the committee,had a lot of important work before It in the near future. The old committee had given general satisfaction, and the earnestness shown mn the past would be continued. He was glad Mr. Griffiths was going to take charge of the night classes; and hoped he would iot be backward in asking the committee for any help he required. When ...
TRARALGON SOUTH ROAD. DEVIATION OPPOSED. DEPUTATION TO THE SHIRE COUNCIL. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 10 April 1914
TRARALGON SOUTH ROADJ DEVIATION OPPOSED. DEPUTATION TO 'THE SHIRE COUNCIL. The !proposed deviation of the Traralgon South road, from the Willows, near the cordial factory bridge, along the flat to the toot of M'Neil's hill, is. strongly objected to by the landowners concerned. In order to make themselves ac quainted with the matter, the mem bers of the council accepted Mr. ,R. H. 'Widdis' invitation to go over the ground, on Tuesday morning. One result of the inspectIon is that several of the councillors are now not too Feen on the road. At the concil meeting on Wed nesday, Councillor Pcttit introdu; sed a deputation, comprising. Messrs. Mapleson, Widdls and A. Walker. Mr. Mapleson said they had at tended to oppose the proposal to take the Traralgon South road along the flat at the cordial factory bridge. He found that it would be a tnistake to allow the road to go through the best land. It also would have to go thrao;gh a swamp near Mr. Widdls place, which was wet in winter: He sug...
A FORWARD MOVEMENT. THE HEYFIELD BUTTER FACTORY. MODERN BUILDING TO BE ERECTED. ELECTRIC LIGHTING PLANT (Special Report). [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 10 April 1914
. A. FORWARD MOVEMENT. 'THE HEYFIELD BUTTER' FACTORY. MODERN BUILDING TO BE: ERECTED. ELECTRIC LIGHTING PLANT (Special Report). A most important meeting of the Heyfield Butter. Factory Com pany was held on Tuesday atter nloon, when Mr. G. Osborne, the chairman of directors, presided.! There were also prcsent: .lessrs, 1-. Sundermann, \Warren, Ra hilly, Semmens, C. H. Monds, T. Rooney, M'Cuish, Gleeson, Har beck, Kendall, Aubrey, J. Allar .dyce, Johnson, Wright, J. Fit. patrick, Drew, ana the secretary, (Mr . W. Huffer). The chairman explained that the first business was to deal with the report and statement for the halt year ended January 31. He was pleased to see so many share holders present, as the important question ot building a pew factory iwould be considered. He thought they would agree with him that the present factory had done good work, and that it Was now time to put up a building worthy of the district. Though some sharehol ders did not approve of the propo sal, he favo...
TRARALGON MECHANICS' INSTITUTE. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 10 April 1914
TRARALGON MECHANICS' INSTITUTE. The ordinary meeting of the committee of the above was held on Tuesday evening. There were present: Messrs. A. H. Cross (pre sident), Clarkson, Guest, M'Carthy West (secretary), ... The librarian and caretaker, Mr; W. Thomas, reported everything in satisfactory condition. The re celpts for the mohth of MarchW were: Rent of hall, £14 3s 6d; bil liard room, £10 as; subscriptions, '£3 17s. SThe bilhliard xoom receipts were considered very satisfactory. On the suggestion of Mr. Cross, it was decided to place another seat in the billhard room, similar to the one recently installed by the bilhliard room committee at a cost of £3 16s. It was also decided to pur chase a clock for the billard room. Dissatisfaction was expressed at the fact that Ithe contractor had not completed his work of paint ing .the hall inside and out, and it was resolved that he be requested to do the work immediately.
SALES BY AUCTION. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 10 April 1914
SALES BY -AUCTION, -0 WV. Christensen and Co. an nounce that they will hold a sale of furniture and sundries for Mr. Monds on the 30th inst. Mr. W., Butwell's furniture sale has been postponed to Thursday, April 16, They will also hold a clearing sale for Mr. S. Lees on the 16th inst. Mathivson and Davis will hold a special horse sale at Mlorwecll ,on 24th inst. Mathlcson and Daris will hll their yard sale, Thursday. 16th inst. Mathicson and Davis will holh their next' pig sale on the 15tl: inst.
COST OF NEW ROADS. THE SHIRE COUNCIL'S APPREHENSION. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 10 April 1914
COST OF NEW ROADS. -0---o- THE SHIRE COUNCIL'S AP PREHENSION. Councillor \Whittakcrs raised the works under the Country Roads question of the cost of new road 3oard spccificaitons, at the meet ing of the Traralgon shire council on Wecdncsday. He said he had spoken to a large number of shire councillors lately, and all had ex pressed concern at the cost of the roads. It seemed that the new main roads would swamp all the -revenue. and leave nothing for the by-roads. Some councillors had suggested that the width of the formation should be reduced. The secretary estimated that the board had approved of 47 miles ot new roads in the shire. \' '.At an average cost of £1000 per mile, that would mean £47,000, and the council would have to find half the amount, which would entail an an nual charge of £1500 on the re venue. Councillor Pettit mentioned that in the Healvesville shlure a road o'had recently been metalled. Stilt the board insisted, when it took over the road, that the metal must b...
TRARALGON WATER TRUST WEDNESDAY, APRIL 8. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 10 April 1914
TRARALGON WATER TRUST WVEDNESDAY, APRIL 8. Present :Coms. Pentiand (chair man), Canfield, Bodycomb, Pettit 'and Anderson. Correspondence. From secretary States Rlversl, and Water Supply Commission, askisig whether mn view of the de clslon to instal a. sstem of meters as regards certain consumers, a meter book in the prescribed form has been obtained and put into .use.-Attended to. From Traralgon Bowling Club, thanking the Trust for reducing the charge of water.-Received. Turncock's Report. The turncock (Mr. Miller) re ported as follows: Ibeg to report having made the usual monthly inspection of the Trust's water supply from the in take to the town, and found it sa tisfactory. During the month a leak occured in the embankment of the service basin at the 91t 6mn water level. It was observed and attended to soon after happening. The cause of the leak was the con traction of the earth In the em bankment during the dry weather. A number of valves on this end of the town have been attende...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 10 April 1914
A. F. Carter's T af-U-W eli Sale Starts Saturday, See our Great Sale of 1March 21. Windows. Surplus Stock. A 10s * * ~A 10s 6d Hat will be given to every Customer who Orders A s 6d Hat G ven Away Free.. a Suit During this SALE. Our Special nlue Twill Costume, £4 4s; Our Special.Blue Twill,,Silk Lined, £5 5s. Our Special, Heal American Suits, from £,3 2s; , M rn's Shirts from is 3d each. Don't Miss this Opportunityr. See Our Bills for Prices. A. F. Carter, High-Class Tailor and Outfitter, Traralgon. Special Easter : Display AT THE GIp'PIlblD -'TRAIING Ci *We-T~RIALiGOJI. Where YOU will SEE EVERYTHING of the very LATEST for the COMING SEASON. Smart Millinery Smart Costumes Smart Coats Smart Furs Smart Robes Smart Boots & Shoes Ladies' Smart Velvet Felt Hats, in all the newest shapes and colors, 4.s lid EACH Ladies' Black Beaver Hats, lovely quality, ls 91 EACH Smart Velve een Hats in black, 6i lid EACH A Line of Felt Hats, trimmed, smart band and quil, 7'~ 6d EA. A BIG ASSORTM...
TRARALGON SHIRE COUNCIL GAS WORKS. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 10 April 1914
TRARALGON SHIRE COUNCIL GAS WORKS. Make of gas per annum, say 2,500,000 cubic feet Sales of gas per annum, say 2,500,000 . cubic feet Manufacture- 150 tons of large Maitland coal, at 29s, £212 10s : 60 tons of small Newcastle coal, at 25s, £75 ... .. .. £287 10 Less residuals 60 tons of coke at 20s, £60; 2520 gaillons tar at 6d, f63 .. 123 0 Nctt cost of coal to make 2,500,000 c. ft. gas per annum 164 10 Cost of oxide for purification ... 5 0 Wages at gas works--IManager at £3 15 per week; stoker, who wou'd also assist outside, £2 5s; 52 wee-s wages at£6 per week 312 0 Repairs to works plant, allow per annum ... .. ... 23 10 ' £505 0 Cost of gas into gasholder, 4s per 1,000 c. ft. Distribution-Repairs to mains, stoves, fittings. lamp cleaning, etc.. 1 fitter at £3 per week per annum, 156; materials for above work, etc., £19 .. 175 0 Cost of gas at consumers meters, 6s per 1,000 c. ft. Management - Secretary, £50 ; stationery and printing, £7 O10s; sundries and bad debts, £7 10s 65 0...
TRARALGON SHIRE COUNCIL WEDNESDAY, APRIL 8. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 10 April 1914
TRARALGON SHIRE COUNCIL WEDNESDAY,. APRIL 8, Present :Councillors Whlttak 4 erS (chairman), Anderson, Body comb, Pettit and Pentland. Correspondence. From Councillor Clarke, apolo glsnmg for his absence, owing to being away from 'the district. Also mInforming the council that he had inspected a very good deposit of gravel in Mrs. Halliday's property at Tyers, which he thougiht 'might be utihlsed 'in connection with the contract for gravelling the Tyers road.-Council to inspect. From secretary Public Works department, stating that Mr Gluth (engineer), and Mr. Freeman (in spector of dredgming) would com Jmence the inspection of the La trobe river on .March 25. Also. 'ftr6m Mr, Gluth, stating that he had advised the engineers of the various shires of their visit, and asking them to accompany himj over the portions of the river mn their shires.-Received. From secretary Public Works department, with reference to the deviation through' allotment 12: (Beard's)in the parish of Callignee and...
THE LOCAL GAS WORKS CONDEMNATORY REPORT. "MOST UNSATISFACTORY CONDITION." IMPROVEMENTS WILL COST NEARLY £70. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 10 April 1914
'THE LOCAL GAS WORKS CONDEMNATORY REPORT, S"MOST UNSATISFACTORY CONDITION." IMPROVEMENTS WILL COST NEARLY £70. Mr. Hunt, one of the Colonial Colonial Gas Association experts, recenti paid a yvisit of inspection to the Traralgon gas works. -The 'tollowing report from him was read at the council meeting on Wednes day : With reference to my recent, visit to yourgas works, I now have much- pleasure in submitting, a brief report thereon for you: con sideration. In the first place I may say that .the only pieces of gas making ap paratus tiow in use at your works which appear to be in satisfactory order are the purifiers and the gas holder. The retort bench has fa! len into very bad order, the con densing* plant is inadequate, and there. is no exhausting or scrub bing plant in use, nor is there any means of ascertaining how much gas you are making per ton of coal carbonised. You: manager appears to have made some slight altera tion to the existi lg annular con denser since my 'revious visi...
No Title [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 10 April 1914
Advertisers and subscribers will please note that-in consequence ot the Easter Holidays there will be NO ISSUE ot "The Journal" on Tuesday, April 14. The Gas Works. The voluminous expert report on the Traralgon gas works, p\iblshed on the fourth page ot this issue, fully justifies all the excration that has been heaped upon the Traral gon gas, and fully proves that,the gas consumers are a long suffer ing people. One sentence in the report is quite sufficient. Mr \V. H. Hunt says: " The gas works are in a most unsatisfactory condition, either from a gas.mnaking or a gas cleansing point of view, and I should imagine that your consum ers have been-suffering from incon venience as a result of impure gas .being supplied to their burners." The 'word "inconvenience" is far too mild, and doos not nearly ex press all that the gas consumers of Traralgon have suffered from foul gas. After ,reading the re port, one is not surpnsed that the gas chokes the :burners, and blac kens the mantles, and...
TELEPHONE TRUNK LINE RATES. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 10 April 1914
TELEPHONS TRUNK LINE RATES. : - 8 mnl, each add. 3 min Morwell ... 2d ... 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 ,. . ... 5d Sale ... 6d ... 5d Walhalla ... .6d ... Maffrao ;··-r0·: 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 — 10 April 1914
THE TELEPHONE. TRARALGON EXOHANGE, I 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 THEa JOURNAL (W. Chappell). S Ix Whittaker Bros; s . , 12 J. English '., d, 13 Shire Hall 14 J. D. Campbell. 15 J S. Milligan t6 S. Lees £7 Nurse Miller 18 Gippsland Trading Coy. 19 J H. Vivian 20 Malhieson and Davis as P. Dunbar ,a Co-operative Store, 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 3o Savings Bank. 31 Butter Factory 32 Police Station. 33 National Bankt 34 Pentland and 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 41. J. Robinson. 42. A. W. Crowe and Co. S43. W. Christensen and Co. 44. R. Widdis. 45. Rev. W. J. T. Pay.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 10 April 1914
Autumn Interesting and a;nd Winter Instructive 1914.. Display. An Invitation. " EveryiLady in the District is Invited to come and see Our Magnificent Display. of Fashion Fancies for Autumn & Winter, 1914. Special Display. Saturday, March 21,1914, ANDI FOLLOWING DAYS. Millinery. Millinery. Millinery. Millinery. g.WING to a Greatly Increased Trade, our SJMILLINERY 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 anrd 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 arid 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 a...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 10 April 1914
000PE1I'S 8S1EEP DIP Is Reoognseed by Leading Wool Growere to be the, WORLD'S BEST DIP. TOUR Dip for the Season will be Supplied at a Special Price, Providing you PlaeegYour Season Order WITHOUT DELAY. Oatalognue andiQuotation of COOPER DIP and COOPER SHEARING MACHINES From our Special Representative T. G. COBBLEDICK, Traralgon. ?.?°? iY G. BRUN$IBG & SO$S Nurserymen, Nurserymen, BRIGHTON ST KILA VIOTORIA SROAD, SVIOTORIA Largest and Best Stock of Catalogues Post Free. Plants io the Commonwealth. Inspection Invited, Telephone 128j Windsor. M'Leod Bros. & Co. . . . ... ....... CARS FOR HIRE, Day ;or Night. Repairs to all makes of cars and SSALE . . . Cycles. Modern tolos and expert Mechanics. Complete overhauls and Repairing a speciality. OM OT OR Motor Cycles built to order, 2, * .L± . . . to 6 h.p. Precision, J.A.P. Fafnir . . . . ~ Sarolea, or T.D.C. Engines. Cash or terms. GA RAC'E Full stock of Tyres, Oils, tmd * &LT * accessories. Large supply of Dun lop...