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CAULFIELD RACES. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 24 February 1914
CAULIFIELD RACES. Trial.-Upright (M' Lachlan) 1, Amata 2, Kent Loch 3. Eighteen start ers. 3 to 1 winner. Won by two lengths. Time, nmin. 15sec. Alma Stakes.-Raheen (Smith) 1, Leucops 2, Van Biene 3. Fourteen starters. 3 to 1 winner. Won by a head. Time, 1min. 15'sec. ,Woodcliff Handicap.-St. Vano (Lewis) 1, Loch Amos 2, Atora and Chi Chi dead heat 3. Thirteen start ers. 7 to 2 winner. "Won by a lingth. Time, 2min. 22 ?,sec. Futurity Stakes.-W. Booth's bk m Brattle 3yrs., by Malster-Astron, 8.2 (M' Lachlan) 1, Cider, 9st., 2; Rathlea, 9.0, and Royal Iaddie, 7.3, dead heat for third. Sixteen starters. 5 to 1 Audacity, 12 to 1 winner. Won by a neck. Time, 1min. 2Ssec. Steeple.-Camasade (Woods) 1, En chanted States 2, Miser 3. Twelve starters. 7 to 2 Bettewynd, 7 to 1 win ner. WVon by eight lengths. Time, 4 min. 42sec. Terga and Sapper fell, and Confide broke down. Hawksburn Handicap.-Gold Brew 1, Averse 2, Oweenee 3. Twenty start ers. 3 to 1 Nuwarra Eliya, 5 to 1 win ner. Won by half ...
ORBOST RACES. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 24 February 1914
ORBOST RACES. The following are entries for the Orbost Racing Club's meeting, to be held on 3rd March: 'I:ial.-Olivernutus, Dederang, Miss Frypan, Mary M' Gregor, Lady Blon din, Godwin Laddie, Elvery, Gyrth, Digness, Miss Cynthia, Bete Bolong, No One. Pony Race.-Tullamore, Playboy, Lady Foote, Searchlight, Jessie, Sparking Plug, Tourino, Keepsake, Hard Times, Dad. Orbost Handicap.-King Bower, Lady Blondin, Sir Quist, Godwin Lad die, John Peel, Gold Vale, Pistol, Brown Bird, Electric Shock. Newmerella Hiandicap.-Olivenitus, King Bower (late J.O.K.), Sir Quist, Botany Bay, John Peel, Gold Value, Pistol, Chanclee, Brown Bird, Electric Shock, Gyrth. Publicans' Purse.-Olivernitus, Miss Frypan, Mary M' Gregor, Lady Blondin, Botany Bay, Godwin Laddie, Elvery, Paddy 's Point, Ligness, Bete Bolong, No One, Electric Shock.
LENIENT SENTENCES. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 24 February 1914
LENIENT-a SENTENeCES Judge Eagleson released Leslie Gosney, aged 23, who pleaded guilty to a charge of embezzlement of the Werribee Shireasmoney, on a bond to be of good behaviour for life, to ab stain from drinking and gambling for life, and if lie broke the conditions of the bond to serve a sentence of 18 months. He was also ordered to re pay the money embezzled. William Bresnan, who pleaded guilty to an assault occasioning bod ily harm, was. released on similar conditions, with the addition. that he was ordered to pay £20 towards the cost of the prosecution.
BAIRNSDALE RACE WEIGHTS. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 24 February 1914
IAIRNSLDALE RACE WEIGHTS. Hlurdle Race. Two miles.-Wessex, e10.6; Pistol, 10.2; La Annie, 10.0; Fan oilor, 9.12; BUrowtbird, 9.7; Loqua cious, 9.4; Rivulus, 9.0. Trial Ilandicap. Five furlongs. Silver Gauntlet. 9.0; Jack Merne, b.10; iloom, S.6: H-lydroplane, 7.11; Coun tersignt, 7.9; Gyrth, 7.7; Slick, Setam, Quarry Park, 7.7; Digness, ElectrIc Shock, 7.5; Debut, 7.4; Eurolun, Splints. 7.0; Close Touch, 6.12; God w:,n Laddie, Elvery, 6.7. UI.R.C. Handicap. One mile and a furlong.-Earl Godwin, 9.S; Monody, S.9; fella, 7.9; Pistol, 7.1; Nine of Iiamonds, 7.6; Chanclee, 6.13; Glynne, 6.12; Captain Oates, 6.9; Countersign, Inmperater, Civilian, John Peel, 6.7. Welter Handicap. Seven furlongs. -King Bower, 9.12; Wessex, 9.10; Slick, 9.7; Sunstone, 9.5, Electric Shock. 9.5; Goldvale. 9.3; Captain Oates, t.10; livulus, Godwin Laddie, Imperator, S.7, Pony Handicap. Four furlongs and a half.-Detonator, 9.6;: Little Step, S.0; Strathaird, Rudest, 7.7; Manners, 7.0: Blue Blood, lnvjestor, 6.1...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 24 February 1914
AUCTIONS. THEO. B. LIT TLE & CO. Auotioneers and Valuators, Stock and Station Agento, SALE, TRAIRALGON, and at £17 BOURKE ST.. MELBOURNE. Mf efra, Heyleold, Morwell, Stratford, Longford, Ylnnar, Briagolong, Mirboo North Boolara. Agents for Australian Mutual Provident Co. Liverpool, Lorndon and Globe Ineur ance Co. P. and O. Shipping Co. W llwraith, M'Eacharn and Co. Curator of Intesta.te Estates. Goldnbrough. Mort and Co. National Trustee: and Exceutorl Co. Qulbell'a Sheep Dip. LOANS NEGOTIATED. Assoolated with 0'Connor, Little and Field, Tarramn. SPECIAL SHlEEP SALE. SALE BOROUGH YARDS, TO-MORROW, WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 25. THEO. B. LITTLE & CO. will sell in the Sale-Borough Yards as above, after ar,ival of mid-day train, about 5000 Sheep, comprising 450 2 and 4-tooth Comeback Ewes, nice quality 500 Well-bred Comeback Lambs, good order 400 2, 4 and 6.tooth Crossbred Weth. era 200- 4, -6, and S-tooth Crossbred Ewes 200 2 and 4-tooth Comeback Ewes, . well in lamb 350 2-t...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 24 February 1914
BUCHANAN'S "BLACK &;WHITE" WHIShKY A gigh-class Comfort. * rue . Son 1n 8 1522 ... g . 2 91623 ... Tugg. 3 101724... We. 4 111825... Thg 5 121926... it 6 132027... Sat. 7 142128. SHIPPING. sgAL STEAMBOAT CO. LTD. DAILY SERVICE (Sundays excepted). The Company's Steamers, Omineo and , leave SALE and CUNING RAME DAILY---Sale 1.45, upon arrival f first train from Melbourne, Cuning Me am. Fares: - RETURN 12/, SINGLE S/. Calling at Latrobe, Holland's, prynesvllle, Metung and New Works. Offico, Foster-street. JAS. E. PATERSON, Secretary. IpPLAND STEAMERS PTY. LTD. Envulr Steamship Service Between MELBOURNE and a31 " _ . ". GIPPSLAND PORTS. S.S. QUEENSCLIFFE leaves Melbourne every Saturday for THE LAKES DIRECT, Carrving Cargo for Sale, Maffra. Stratford, Metung, Paynesville, and the Surrounding Districts. Lowest Rates of Preight. Head Office-466 Collins-»treet, Mel bonsni. Sal Office--Fowter Stro*eet. SE. H. WALTER. Branch Manager. NORDDEUTSCHER LLOYD L IMPERIAL GERMAN MAIL D-SECT S...
GIPPSLAND HOSPITAL. FEBRUARY 22. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 24 February 1914
GIPPSLAND HOSPITAL. FEBRUARY 22. Patients admitted during past week... 1i Discharged during past week ... 17 Died during past week ... ... 0 Remaining in Hospital .... ...51 Out-patients treated during past week 28 Medical Officer for the current week, Dr Macdonald. Visiting Committee for present month, Messrs. Benussi and Futcher. Visiting Days.-Sunday, Wednesday and Saturday, from 2 to 4 p.m. A. J. NASON, Matron. THE G1PPSLAND MERCURY TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 24.
SPECIAL NOTICE TO LADIES. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 24 February 1914
SPECIAL NOTICE TO LADIES. Ladies will "be pleased to learn that at the special request of her many patients and others, the "Natura" Health Co., of 49 Elizabeth-street, Melbourne, are again sending their superintendent, Mrs. D. M. Clifford, to Sale on a short visit. The visit will take place on Tuesday, 3rd March, when Mrs. Clifford may be seen at the Club Hotel from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Ladies whose health !a r--r!n them any anxiety are etron's :,?rel consult her, and le':r, h ^+: ,-' health .may- be restor,: ~ .by :::: ot the-.- wonderful "N a i ? r- r Treatme~ft that has. eruro :ý;s ,ý;;,u, thousands of women aLu ;-; ?,.. ?. charge Whatever is nmt l:- I: i .:,: sultation or advice. 1'.r ir .sen -e ience of patients and 0.. = :&lt;-:, Clifford will carry a fU :lpt o Ki mnediciies. By sendlrn i 2d .a+", ,; valuable Health uded i? wo-,n w ;i be posted free bY th?e -: .y. s ". dress--Dept BNI.
SPORTING NOTES [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 24 February 1914
SPORTING NOTES ----+--- The excellent programme of the Stratford and Nuntin races appears elsewhere. The speclal train from Sale to 13airnsdale races on Thursday next will leave Sale at 9.40 a.m., and leave Bairnsdale on return: at 7.40 p.m. TicHets will be issued at holiday ex cursion fares. The Rosedale Race Club will make about £100 over their recent meeting. Good lishing is being enjoyed at Marlo just now by visitors, the great feature of the Marlo angling being its variety of fish. For instance, on the 1Sth inst. Messrs. Morphett and Thos. Pow er in three and a half hours land ed 1541b. of fish, comprising yellow tail, salmon, skippies, silvers, flathead, breamn, and rullies.. A few days ago Mr. Agg secured very fine samples of guardlish; then there are the estu ary and river perch, mullet, flounders, and trevalli. The Sale Rowing Club will hold Trial Fours ont the Canal on Thurs day, 5th March, to compete for a tro phy generously donated by Mr. W'. l)uncan, photographer. The f...
FREE GRAIN STORAGE. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 24 February 1914
FREE GRAIN STORAGE. 4--.-. F'arers and others who desire to store their wheat or other grain are reminded that Messrs. Dalgety and Co. Ltd. allow three months' free stor age en all grain received into their store on or before 31st March. An ofllclal memorandum regarding the proposed ballot for the selection of the Liberal Senate candidates was issued by the presidents of the three Liberal organisat!ons on Thursday. The record consumption of w&tor In the metropolis prior to this sum mer has been exceeded three times in the past wook.
THE COMMONWEALTH BANKING POSITION. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 24 February 1914
THE COMMONWEALTH BANKING POSITION. Our well-informed Sydney corres pondent writes:-The banking returns of the Commonwealth are somewhat prejudiced by the tact that the Com monwealth Bank, which furnishes re turns, includes its savings bank figures. The savings bank business hitherto has been kept entirely sep arate from that of the cheque-paying panks. The alscrepancy, as yet, how ever, is not very formidable. As the totals, compiled by Melbourne "Ar gus,'' now stand, they show an in considerable increase-less than a mil lion-in balances at credit \of cur rent accounts, but a considerable in crease-nearly two millions-in depos its bearing interest which is to some extent satisfactory. Coin and Aus tralian notes between them show an increase of over six millions; and advances, and other debts due to the banks, a decrease of five millions, as compared with the December quarter of last year. The exhibit demon strates that a cautious policy has been maintained in the interval, and men w...
THE RECENT FIRES IN GIPPSLAND. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 24 February 1914
THE RECENT FIRES IN GIPPO LAND. Mr. F. E. Benussi had the misfor tune to have his farm at Devon burn ed over. He lost 200 acres of grass and all his fencing. A telegram from Tarram at the end of last week stated that considerable anxiety was felt throughout the die tr:ct. The whole country is practic ally alight. Business Is stagnant, as p.ople are afraid to leave their homes. A number of dairynmen have lost their grass, and the cows have been turned out. At Carrajung the properties of Me.ssrs Joseph Pearce, Nelson, C. H. Lay, Rutherford, Stltchling, T. S. Campbell, M. A. O'Connor, Benrley, EsTreet, and Faulkner have been more or less devastated. I etermlned fight ing saved the dwellings of Messrs. t'earce"ý, \\ ilson, Lay, B3uxton and 13, nzley. At Jack's Creek W. B. Ro berts and J. B. Davis lost grass and fencing. Yarra valley beauty spots have been devastated in part. The lire is near the Tooloonock Estate, and wind would prove calamitous. At Stacnyd a bridge. Messrs. Jas. Cotter...
ACHING BACK. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 24 February 1914
ACHING BACK, The bane alike of the housewife and of the working man. In some cases every movement of the body is accom panied by a sharp, stabbing pain in the small of the back, and in others the pain is dull and continuous. These are sympttims of kidney disease. Ar rest its progress by using Dr. Shel don's iGin Pills, which will act in a surprisingly prompt manner. Price, 1/6 and 2/6. Obtainable everywhere.
A.N.A.—SALE BRANCH. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 24 February 1914
A.N.A.-SALE BRANCH. "ihc I.eil'tc l . ,inu.rt-riC l nleetillg of thl. *- "i I.ibrac A.N.A. . -rwas hehl last iiiv 1' \tIl-ll :1g. a large numinlber bc ! i , - ;t, aIdi tile president in the cil:r. 1Th Presidlent and treasurer wer , l appointed to represent tile 11:lilt un l he. th I hspitai t uLunday conm ;i ttc,'. Fou.l ncUw prilpOsalis were re .: !i. ad two ue nlc, members were .iitc , c ,' tf whomn Uts Ir. A. ti. 1- I.~ ·lc \.i \·rnli' weicoroed on hi ' l'CýillI' t', tile Sales branch, and as ..trmnlv r,? nnded. Accounts to the .inm ulot .,f :lPt' 14:"5 were passed for i Ililym t. After general busineSs the isyllabus !tm. "providing for a visit ?Irlnl the lather Mathlew Tent, 1.O.R, as carried oUt. Illdor sports pre ild. sch as stepping stones, hob h" potaito race, ride shooting, and - 1Uoit~. Ii.i s~tepplngstfones contest ur .0i.s . T " i , Fyairbridge, fort the P whIle the other events fell to the A. N A the v~inners be!ng:-;oOb oo I. 2 potato race. Herbert 1ott; rife "hoin." 1...
THE SYDNEY P.L.L. CONFERENCE [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 24 February 1914
THE SYDNEY P.L.L. CONFERENCE Our Sydney correspondent writes: -The P.L.L. Conference has finished its session. The results are smaller than usual. The resolution that no alteration should be made in the plat form unless 100 delegates were pre sent prevented the carrying of sever al drastic resolutions, and thus post poned the breach which, it is bellev ed, must sooner or later occur be tween the leagues and the Parlia mentary Labour Party. The most startling resolution carried was the one which declares that women should be admitted into the Legislative Coun ci. when (or if) fresh appointments are made. The conference, however, rejected a proposal to "let up" on the Council, and the abolition of that body still occupies a premier position in the platform. Prominent members of the P.L.L. maintain that the deci sions of the conference are binding on Ministers and on their pledged La bour supporters. It remains to be seen how far this view will be ac-. cepted by the latter. In. any cas...
CUNINGHAME POLICE COURT. WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 13. (Before Mr. C. J. Grey. P.M.) Trespassing on Crown Lands. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 24 February 1914
CUNINGHAhME POLICE COURT. WEDNESDAY. FEIRI'ARY 1M. (lef?re Mr. C. J. Grey. P.M.1 Trespassing on Crown Lands. ',onstablo E. C. Ryan, Crown Lands bailiff, v. Herman Kreymborg: In un lawful occupation of certain Crown lands at Metung. 'Mr. TWise for in formnant: Mr. Aca far defendant. Mr. I ?ise explained that defendant, a fisherman, had erected a net rack and tan tub on the foreshore at Metung without a licence, and though warned to leave had declined to do so. At a previous court in Januiary defend ,nt 's brothers had pleaded guilty to n similar charge. and were tined; but defendanlt obtained an adiournnment t., obtain legal assistance. This mat ter had been going on for over two earns. Constable Ryan produced a plant shlowing the Crown lands at \Me tung, anid also his authority from the Board of T.and and W?orks to prose cute. He had warned defendant to leave, but defendant refused, saying that he would fight the matter. De fendant's rack was on the Crown land, as shown on the plan....
GETTING A DRINK. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 24 February 1914
GETTING A DRINK. Our Melbourne correspondent writes: In connection with reports on the closer settlement system, some good stories are being told about some of the old-time settlers who, singular to say, managed to make a good deal of money on properties that are now declared to be useless. One of the most amusing is about a squatter In the Western District, who belonged to a hard drinking family. The gentle man in question went so far beyond the limit that he was brought under what was locally known as the Black fellows' Act. In other words, a pro hibition order was issued by the lo cal magistrates forbidding publicans to supply himn with liquor. The sta tion supplies of grog were kept from him as far as possible. One day he and the cook, also a hard drinker, were alone at the station, but without an available drop of whisky, though "Jack"' know there should be a five gallon keg of Long John somewhere about. The cook explained that. "Jack's" brothers had, to keep it out of his reac...
CAUSES OF FIRES. (From the " Argus." Feb. 23.) [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 24 February 1914
CAUSES OF FIRES. (From the ''Argus,'' Feb. 23.1 Bush fires in Victoria destroy about £100,000 worth of timber !yearly in the State forests alone. Last summer 51,000 acres, in tracts regularly pa trolled by the State forest staff, were destroyed. In addition to this, 20,000 acres were swept by fire at the sources of the Thompson, Avon. M'acalister, and Mitchell rivers. in the Australian Alps, and in Croajingalong. A good deal of this destruction was wrought Iy settlers who had been ' burning off" and had burned off vastly too much. They were indifferent as to the spread of the flames. The conser vator of forests remarked of the set tlers in the Ot way Ranges:-''Selec tors did not conceal their belief that the best means cf getting the whole district settled was to denude and de stroy the whole of the high ranges."' Thi conservator recommended a re striction in the issue of annual graz incc licenses, and this was adopted by the Ministry. "On the high country le-tnteen Tien Cruachan an...