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TYERS. SUNDAY SCHOOL ANNIVERSARY. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 17 April 1914
TYERS. 0-o-* SUNDAY SCHOOL ANNIVERSARY. (From our own Correspondent). The anniversary of the Tyers Sunday school was celebrated .on 1 Sunday. The service was con ducted by the Rev. Jas. Smith, who preached an eloquent sermon dren were accommodated on the I from St. Mark's gospel. The chil platform, and tnder the leadership of Mr. Jolly special hymns were sung. Solos were rendered by Miss &lt; :Ewart.and Mrs. Jolly, and a quar tette piede by Miss. Swift, Miss. K. Swift andMessrs. F. Paulet and J. Gilmour. The anniversary was continued on Tuesday evening, the Rev. Smith agamin presided. The following programme was renderea -Song, An Emblem; Miss. M. Ewarti song, Children's Dreams, Mrs. Jolly; songs, Anchored and Ora Pro Nobis, Mr. Etheridge;: song, Who could it be ? Rev. Smith (jnr.); song, Bedouin Love Song, Mr. Jolly. Several anniversary hymns were sung by the children, and the choir, and addresses were given by the Rev. Smith, Rev. W. J. T. Pay, and the superintendent of th...
DAIRYING IN THE HEYFIELD DISTRICT. PROGRESS OF THE LOCAL BUTTER FACTORIES. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 17 April 1914
SDAIRYING IN THE HEYFIELD a i DISTRICT. . c v 1 " "1 -o PR R SS OF 'HE LOCAL 1 BUTTER FACTORIES. (By "Leader" Reporter). Th'ie Hfeyfield butter factory sup, plies an .encouraging object lesson as to the value of wisely conducted I co-operative effort on the part of the local dairymen. Situated min the heart of one of the richest sec tions in Gippslancd, it receives'. cream from Scaton, Glenmaggle, Tinamba, Demnson and Dawson. A good supply is also obtained from I Maffra, where the factory has a depot. While cream collecting is undertaken on an extensive scale, by vehicles working under con-, tract, as much use as possible is made of the railway system. In order to deal With cream despat ched daily from Maffra and Tinamba. the railway authorities practically place a special truck at the disposal of the factory. Since the 'cream is graded on arrival, and paid tfor strictly according to qual ity suppliers make a point of sen ding in their cream every day ex cept on Sunday. According to...
KING—CLARKE. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 17 April 1914
KING-CLARKE. The Rev. W. J. T. Pay perfor-. med another ceremony on Wednes day, when Mr: Frederick Joseph King, of Thorpdale, was umnted mn the holy bonds of natrimony to Miss. F. Clarke, of Calhgnee. The ceremony took place at the resi dence~ of the bride's parents, and was witnlessed by a large clrcle of relatives and friends. The bride, was given away by her father, and was attired in the usual bridali robes, and was attended by her sister, Miss. Gertrude Clarke, mn the' capacity of bridesmaid. Mr. Henry King, brother of the bride groom, acted as best man. The. wedding breakfast was' attended by a merry party, and the usual toasts were enthusiastically honored. The bride received quite a nice collec tion of presents. The young couple left by the evening tramin for Melbourne, where the 'honeymoon will be spent. There were five newly married couples on the evening train for Melbourne on WVednesday.
WEDDINGS. PARNELL—LOVELL. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 17 April 1914
WEDDINGS. -0 PARNELL-LOVELL. On Wednesday afternoon a wedding wvas celebrated at St.. James' church, TraraIgon, by the Rev. IW.V., J. T. Pay, when the con tracting parties were Mr. Regl-, nald Parnell, of Macedon, and Miss Ella Maude Lovell, daughter of Mlr. James Lovell, ot Tyers. Miss. Doris Kinna, orgamnist of St. James' church, presided at the organ.. The bride, who was dres sed in a navy blue costume, was given away by her father, and was attended by her sister, Miss. S. R. Lovell, as bridesmaid. Mr. James Lovell, jnr., was best man. After the ceremony, the guests assembled' in St. James' nail -for the wedding brieakfast. The toast of the newly married couple was .proposed by the rector, and en thusia'stlcally received. Mr. Fred. Drane proposed the health of the bridesmaid, and the Rev. W. J. T. Pay that of the parents. Thel bride received many presents and expressions of good will from a large circle of friends. Mr. and Mrs. Parnell left by the evening train for Melbourne, en ...
THE LOCAL GAS WORKS. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 17 April 1914
THE LOCAL GAS WORKS. Mr. W. H.-Hunt's report on the Traralgon gas works Is not very pleasant reading to ratlepayers, who imagined that the works were in fairly good and up-to-date order, but the.consumers knew there was S" screw loose somewhere." Mr. Hunt shows that by spending £700 in purchasing modern plant, and making certain ImIrovements, a larger quantity of gas will be ex tracted from the 'coal put in the retorts.. After providing for a manager at £3 '15s per week, a stoker at £2 5s per week, a fitter at £3 per week, and additional ex penses in the bffice, Mr. Hunt shows a gross profit of £330 per annum, from which must be de ducted the money requlred to meet the debentures and interest. Mr. Hunt shows this margln, notwith standing that the working: expen ses of the works will be increased by fully £300 per annum. These estimates are based on the present price of gas, 'namely, 1Os 10 d per 1000 for lighting, and 7s Gd per 1000 for power and stoves, which Mr. Hunt has averaged,...
PRACTICAL IDEAS IN PIG HANDLING. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 17 April 1914
PRACTICAL IDEAS IN PIG HANDLING. At the recent meeting of the In!:er nan (S.A.) Agricultural Society, an i: ;erchange of opinions by the farm.r iresent was started by Mr. C. E. Dan els delivering the opening remarks. He was confident, he said, that there was a substantial income to be mad,. .ut of pigs if properly. managed. To dr :hat about 200 acres of land and soma ittle capital would be renuired. Abou, 3alf the land should be divided into not .ess than five paddocks, and be fenced with pig proof fences. The ring fenc liould be 3 feet high,. to keep out othe: 3tock; posts, 27 feet apart, with three iron droppers between. The fence should be of six wires. the first two oarb, thle next plain and barb wire ai :ernately. The lower wires should b, about five inches apart, and the tot; wire ten inches from the one below it The division fences would be the sam,' is the ring fence, except the top bar: wire would not be required. The riny :ence would cost about 4/ per chain ind the divisio...
CHURCH SERVICES. Church of England. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 17 April 1914
CHURCH SERVICES. Church of England., Traralgon.11 and 7, Gle)garry 3 (H.C.).-Rev. Pay Gormandale 11,- HIimdale 2.30, Traralgon South 7.30.-Mr.. A. Craig. 'Baptist Church. Traralgon 11 and 7.-Rev. G. Paice. Methodist Church. Traralgon 1 land 7, Glengarry 3 (Foreign Missions)-Rev. C. H. Lelean. Gormandale 7.30.-Rev. Scurr. Presbyterian Church. Rally ,Sunday: Rev. Jas. Smith Traralgon 11 and 7. Morning sub ject, " Home Battlements"; even ing specially for young men:- "Stooping to Conquer." Tyers 2.30. Blackwarry 11.30, Bulga 2.15, Callignee 8.-Mr. Mills. Hazelwood South' 11.30, Jeera lang West 2.30 (harvest thanks giving), Jeeralang North 7.30.-Mr R. O. Yule. Catholic Church. Mass at Traralgon 9 o'clock, 4Glengarry 11. ®FCo lrual. TELEPHONE, 10. SFRIDAY, APRIL 17, 1914.
TARRA VALLEY AT ITS BEST. ENJOYABLE SPORTS MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 17 April 1914
TARRA VALLEY AT ITS BEST. - ENJOYABLE SPORTS MEET ING. For several years past the resi - dents of Tarra Valley have been Sworking very hard In an endeavour to build a iall, for social and edu Scational purposes, and to this end have been holding sports meetings - which have swellea the funds con ssiderably. The hall has just re cently been erected, but the build ing Is not yet out of debt, and the sports were again held on Wednes dcay. Tarra Valley is recogmnsed as the show place of the district, and much concern was felt when It was reported that the recent fires had destroyed the ibeauty spots. However, this report proved to be erroneous, and the ram which fell a week or tso ago caused a beauti ful growth, enhancing, it possible, the beauty ofthe fern gullies. The day was a perfect one for the outing, and humbers of picnic parties wended their way to the Valley', with no other idea than to ramble among the gtillies and pick ferns. The gate takings-amounted to £12, besides which a ...
"BRINGING ON" THE LITTER. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 17 April 1914
"BRINGING ON" THE LITTER. When the pig3 are about three weelks A)d put'a par?tion in the pen, keepinp :he sow in one half, and allow the pigs ;o feed by themselves in the other, giv ing them sweet milk. See that they have no more feed than they can eat, and be sure to clean their trough each time before feeding. Feed both sow and little pigs three times a day. Keep this up till they are seven or eight 'wcks old, when they will be quite ablk to do without their dam. At this tim' you must be very careful not to le :hem z;o back, or even stand still. Givr same feed as before, but feed fou: times a day. Keep them in the styec antil they are about ten weeks old when they will be able to go into tlh pasture. Have plenty of charcoal and salt where they can get it at will, a!a( plenty of water. When they are abo:u !.hrce and a half months old chan-t their feed to crushed wheat and bar ley. By keeping them in this shapi you will get big returns for your feed ing. Protect the pigs from the ra...
The Journal. TELEPHONE, 10. FRIDAY, APRIL 17, 1914. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 17 April 1914
Tailors Amalgamate.. Mr. A. Carter, tailor ana outfitter, of Tra ralgon, successor to J. H. Vivian' and Co., and 'Mr. P. Hunt, tailor, ot Traralgon, have amalgamated their businesses for the purpose ot simplifying management, and re ducing the cost of labor. Both are good business men, with large con nections, and the amalgamation should be very satisfactory to all concerned. Next Week.-Residents of Tra ralgon are promised pomething sen sational next week, beginning on Wednesday, and ending on Satur day. This is the Easter Fair, in aid of the funds of the local Ro man Catholic Church. The fair will run for four days m the me chanics' hall, and a series of no velties will be shown in connection therewith. The ladies and gentle men of the church have been work ing very hard to make this effort a- great financial success, and so far they have done wonders in the way of making and collecting goods for sale. They now ask the public to respond to their appeal. Daffodil Show.-A committee o...
Traralgon Weekly Market. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 17 April 1914
Traralgon Weekly Market. W. Christensen and Co. report Oats, Algerian seed, 2s 3d to 2s Gd; feed, Gs to 2s 2d; wheat, prime seed, 4s 3d; feed, 3s to 3s 6d; barley, Cape, 2s 6d; maize, prime, 4s; peas, W.T. Dun, 5s, m.t. Dun 4s 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 hre scarce, and fetching up to 6s, others plentiful from 4/-; grass seed N Z Cooksfoot 13s, N Z Rye grass 5s 3d to 5s 9d; dairy butter lid; cheese matured Sd, new 6d; eggs guarantee to Is 6d, pre served 9d; pigs cheeks 7d bacon Sd sides lid hams 10d to is Germans 7d, poultry, large number forward, all sold, well, roosters, 2s 6d to 4s, hens 2s . t'o .?s; oullets 2s to 3s; chicks is to is 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; pears 3s to 4s, quinces is 6d to 2s; vegetables, cabbages, 3s to 6s, pumpkins, 6s to 9s; turnips, white Id bunch, Swedes 4s to 5s,lettuce,...
The Piggery. THE GROWING PIGS. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 17 April 1914
The Piggery. THE GROWING PIGS: Again, it has been clearly proved hat young growing nieswillutilise con diderably more of the ingredients of he fhood onwhicil they are fed than will Ader and more full-grown pigs. The Jiffkences-,re clearly shown in Hen tys "F'eed3 and Feeding." a book in wh'ch much practical knowledgeis col :ecte..J. It is there shown that pigs of shout 351b wLght required 293 lb of food for 1001b gain, wille pigs of 7S !b, I_1".', 1741b. 22?lb, 2711b, and 320 ib, needed 4.,0ib, 4371b, 4S21b, 498lb, 1 lb, and 5351b. respectively to make ;he same increase. As these are the :oresults of over 500 carefully conducted -;rials, it is impossible to overrate their mportance.
SALES BY AUCTION. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 17 April 1914
SALES BY AUCTION. --- .W. Christensen and Co. an nounce that they will hold a sale of furniture and sundries for .Mir. Monds on the 30th*inst. Mathleson and Davis will hold a special horse Sale at Morwell on 24th inst. To-day A. M'Lean and Co. wilk conduct a clearmin sale for Mr. S. Lees, late of " Melrossa." The sale will be held at Mr. Sligh's old farm. A. \M'Lean andt Co. will have a big cattle anId sheep sale tit Trarkl gon on the 27th inst,
"HISTORICAL LANDMARK." (To the Editor.) [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 17 April 1914
"HISTORICAL LANDMARK." (To the Editor.) Sir,-With reference to a para graph in your last issue headed, "an Historical Landmark," allow me to contradict, the statement' that the fence surrounding the grave was pulled down. It rbtted away with age, and fell to pieces. As the grave is in the ground ad joining my house, I am willing to make, erect and rpamnt a new fence, if the material is provided free ot :cost. I was 'unaware until to-day who the child was tnat was buried there. The material required Is: tour pieces 4 x 4, 5 feet long; six pieces 3 x 2, 6 feet long; 40 plc kets, 3 x r1, four feet lonrg. 4 lbs white paint. Yours, etc., R. FORD, Stationmaster.
FRUIT AND FROWERS. THE ANNUAL SHOW. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 17 April 1914
IFRUIT AND FROWERS. THE ANNUAL SHOW. The annual fruit and flower show in connection with the Traralgon Horticultural Society was held yes terday in the Mechanics' Hall. i The exhibits were not quite up to the previous year in numbers, and the same thing applied in regard to the quality, but the shlight tailing off is more than accounted for by the dry autumn, ivhich was dlsas trous to both fruit and flowers. On top of this Wvas the destruction of the fruit caused by the starlings, and the severe 'hail storm of a few weeks ago, which senriously dama ged both fruit and flowers. Com petent judges declarea that under the circumstances the exhibits were very fine indeed, and creditable to the growers and to the distnrict. Owing to the damage done by the starlings, Mr. E. Sanders could 'not exhibit fruit. He usually has a large exhibit. Mr. O. S. Martin, of Cowwarr, agamin scored well with his fruit, taking the principat prin zes, and it is worth mentioning that the starlings have not tou...
NEW TELEPHONE LINE. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 17 April 1914
NEW TELEPHONE LINE. Residents of Tyers are to be congratulated on the fact that the long desired telephonic communim cation between Tyers and Traral gon is now 'to be established. Mr. Jas.. Bennett, M.P., who submitted 'the matter to the Postmaster General's department, has received the following letter from the ac ting Deputy Postmaster-General: Sir,--Withr eference to your re presentations in connection with a communication. from E. J. Chris tian, " Carinya," Tyers, relative to the desired establishment of tele phonic facilities at that place, 1 beg to inform you that the cost ot .constructing a line between Tyers and Traralgon is estimated at £116 15s 8d, and it is considered that there will be a deficiency of £ 617s 5d per annum mn respect of the service, but as the reports in dicate that the minimum revenue required will be received, within the period of 'elght. years prescrin b 'd by the regulations, 1 have ap proved of the 'erection of the line.
DAHLIAS. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 17 April 1914
DAHLIAS. Twelve varieties of cactus: Mr. T'.Treloar (Moe) 1, Mrs. R. Pent sand 2. Six varieties of cactus: Mr. Tre loar 1,, Mrs. Row 2. Three red cactus: Mrs R. Pent land 1, Mrs. Macfarlane 2. Three white cactus: Mrs., R. Pentland 1, Mr. Ellis 2. Three yellow 'cactus: Mrs. R. Pentlana 1, t l Three dark cactus: Mrs. R. Pentland 1, Mrs. Fraatz 2. SThree varieties of cactus: Mr. Treloar 1, Mrs. Row 2. Single bloom: Mrs. R. Pentland 1, Mrs. Row 2. Three pink cactus: Mrs. Row i, Mrs. R. ,Pentland 2. Champio.n cactus dahlia: Mr. Treloar. SSix varieties of show dahlias: Mrs. A. E4 Williamson 1, Mrs. R.. Pentland 2. Three varieties of show dahlias: Mrs. Wilhamson 1. Six decorative dahlias: Mrs. F. Fraatz 1, Mr. Brereton 2. Three white dahlias: Mrs. Row. Three varieties, of dahlias: Mrs. Row 1. Three single dahhlas: Mrs. R. Pentiand 1, Master Brereton 2.
SCHOOL PICNIC. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 17 April 1914
SCHOOL PICNIC. -0 The Callignce South school plc me was held on the 3rd of April. TIhe attendance was fair consider ing the appearance of the sky mn (the morning. After 'the lunch, pre sided over by the ladies, had been safely tucked away, a sports pro gramme was successfully carried out. The following are the results: Boys. Under 8: G. Esler 1, G. Clarke 2, L. Flewin 3. 8 to, 10: A. Riggall 1, A. Welch 2. t 10 to 16: C. Flewin, 1; R. Esler 2; J. Rlggall, 3. Jumble boot race: R. Rlggall 1, J. Riggall 2, R. Esler 3. SBoy's high jump.: L. Dawson 1, J. Dawson 2, J. Flewin 3. J. Rigga.l 1, J. Esler and R. Esler a~ tie for second. Men's sack race: L. Dawson, 1, ,R. Morley 2, J. Tanner 3. Wheelbarrow race: J. Riggall and 'L. Clarke 1; A. Riggall and H Esler, 2. Girls. 4 Under 8: K. Boland, 1; A. Esler 2, L.'Clarke 3. 8to 10: 1'B. Flewin 1, I. Flewin 2,- A. Esler 3. 10 to 16: E. Flewin, 1; N. Rig gall, 2; N. Esler 3. Single ladies' race: E. Flewmn 1, N. Esler, 2. Married ladies' race: Mrs....
"WHAT ARE YOU GOING TO DO WITH YOURSELF." [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 17 April 1914
"WHAT ARE Y'OU GOING TO DO WITH YOURSELF." --- At the Methodist Church on Sunday last, the Rev. WV. H. Scur preached upon the above question. He said he had often heard the words spoken by one individual to the other. It was assumed that each individual'had the disposal of himself, but most people did not give a thought to the importance of the words. It was an infinitely serious question. Mr. Scurr then showed that though each individual held the balance of power regard ing his own actions,h e could not do what he Pliked with his own busi ness or any member of his own family. Each individpal had the power to say ho to any temptation to do wrong, ,and to live an honor able life; to tnould his own facul ties, to live tn unselfish life, and mn the interest of others. In short, every man or woman had th.t power to mould his or her charac ter and destiny. They could also decide the momentous question: "Where will you spend eternity?" - ---- -- -----
A SWARM OF HOUSEHOLD B's. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 17 April 1914
A SWARM OF HOUSEHOLD I's. Be careful. Care prevents mann Iropped stitches and bad breaka. Be prompt. Slackness makes `soren. y homes and weary world-wanderers. Be faithful "Be thnou faithful unte enath, and I will give tlheeo a crown oe life." Be cheerful. Cheerfulness tends t~n :ength of days and to days that ar. n'orth tile lenthenini. Be though:ful. Tlontrhtfulness i.c i o 'ender a plant of hlr'se,1 fragran:o a.ui 'lnuty to Ie "' horn unsr'en." etc. Be good-humoured. Good humour i otter than ruedicinle. o ma:ter ho'. • ll t he ill-natured pill be suganl-conted. Why is a king's pnalace cheaper than, nmy house? - hecause it was built for d sovereign. Mrs. Strongmind (about to start 'vi' . the picnic party : ",Let me? sne--!,hre are the wraps, here's the lunch rakcrt. here's the opera glass. and her,,'s th' bundle of umbrellas. I think we've got everything, and yet-childrelrcn, we haven't forgotten anything, hare we ?" Husband and father (standing mineklv at the horses' heads): ""Sh...