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COMMERCIAL MELBOURNE LIVE STOCK MARKET. Tuesday [Newspaper Article] — Gisborne Gazette — 24 July 1914
I ; ^COMMERCIAL • £ | MELBOURNE LIVE STOCK —— MARKET. Tuesday Fat I^hkep. — yuotationa : — Prime rosabred wethers, 17a Od to 18a Od ; good to 16s 9d; prime oroacbred ewes, 14b Id to 15b 9d ; good do,, 12b 6d to 18s 6d ; jrime merino wethers, 15s 9d to 17b Od ; good do., 13b 6d to 16b Od. Fat Lambs—Prime sold at from 14s Od o 15b Od ; extra, His Od to 18a Od; good, *9d to 13a Od. Wednesday Fat OAmE—2460^y»rded Prime,) bul' ooks sold at from £11,0s to £12 10s Od | .extra do,, £13 10a to £15 0s Od | good do, £8 15s to £10 0s; second and lighter do, 7 Os to &lt;£8 0a) prime pens of cows, £7 Ob.to £9 2s; good do, £6 lUs to £7 53 Fat Oalvjes—-630 penned Prime steerB fcnd heifers, £4 10s to £9 15a Od; prime calves, 45b to 55s ; beet small calves, 20s to 32s
CLOSE SEASONS FOR GAME, &c. [Newspaper Article] — Gisborne Gazette — 24 July 1914
CLOSE SEASONS FOR GAME, &c. Bevised by J. M. Sernmens, Ciief In spector of Fisheries and Game on 2nd April, 1913: — THE WHOLE YEAR. Ail Auitialiau fauna, with the excep tion oi snakes, in the national parks and pubiio gardens acanthizae or tits, ant-eaters, porcupine, or echidnas. Babblers, boars (see native bears), bee eaters, bitterns, bronze-winged and other wild pigeons, bustard or wild turkey. (Jaiifornian quail, caterpillar-catchers, chats (.see eplithiamiriu), coach-whip birds, cockatoos (black), cranes, all birds known as cranes, such as herons, egrets, etc. (except the .Native corn p nion or Australian crane), cuckoos, euckoo-.-hrikcs, curluws (see soutnera stone, plover, etc.) Deer, doves, Java turtle; doves, wild. Echidnas or porcupine, ant-eaters, egrets, see cranes, etc.; emus, ephthi aiiuras or chats. _ Fa..tails. ily-ca'tchers, frogmouth or ..tardus and atopokes. (;;aui aiu., iaaiil), ail members Ot Herons, sec cranes. Ibis. Java turtle dove. Kangaroos, black-...
FOOTBALL. RIDDELL DISTRICT ASSOCIATION. By "Enthusiast" PREMIERSHIP LIST. Positions of Clubs. [Newspaper Article] — Gisborne Gazette — 24 July 1914
FOOTBALL Eiddell District Association. By 4,Bnthiiaiftofc" PREMIERSHIP _iIST. Positions of Gluba. Played W. L. Dr. p.p. P.8 Woodend . 8 ' 6 .i \ 1 33 2G KiddeU . P 5 2 1 32 22 Macedon . 8 3 • ■ 5 0 32 12 Sunbury . .a 3 6 • 0... 32 12 Gisborno . 8 2 6 . o" 32 8 Woodend visited Sunbury on Saturday last, and a rousing game was expected ; these anticipations wera realised, and a great battle' ensued, Sunbury winning by one point. It is understood that Wood end has lodged a protest against Sun bury, on the ground of ,playing unregis tered men. Eiddell journeyed to Macsdon, and were surprised to lind themselves second in the scoring at the finish. Much spirit was infused into this game, and the "Milburn Saylors" on both sides got to work with a will, and there was danger of a free fight all round ground. Eiddell were leading by i) poiius m the last quarter but when the disturbances mentioned occurred, they lost control of the game and Macedon stole a march on them, scoring 4 goals in as m...
POSTAL RATES AND REGULATIONS [Where the term "The Commonwealth" is used in connection with these rates and regulations it includes Papua, Lord Howe Island, and Norfolk Island.] LETTERS [Newspaper Article] — Gisborne Gazette — 24 July 1914
rUSTAL RATES AND REGULATIONS [Where the term "The Commou sf«aJth" is used in connection with these rat-ea and regulations it includes i'upua. Lord Llowts Island, and Norfolk iBlaud.J I /IC'ITKRv; For every 4 ounce or fraction thereof. For delivery within the Common wealth 0 1 For delivery ill tiio British Em pire 0 1 For delivery in the New Hebrides, Banks, and Torres Islands .. 0 9 for delivery in other places .... 0 2J LETTER CARDS. i:'or delivery within the Commonwealth • Single, Id. each ; reply, Id. each ha.if. •'or delivery ill t&lt;he British Em Dire (sec list of places uudor "Letterb1')—Sin gle, Id. each. [.•'or delivery in New Hebrides, Banks. and Torre3 Islands—Single, I'd. each. lror delivery in other places— Single, 2}d. each. POST CARDS. Single Postcards impressed with tiM Id. stamp, and Reply or double cardg; each half of which has tiio Id. stamp impressed thereon, may be transmitted to places within tho Commonwealth, ami to those places, enumerated undei "Lett...
EUROPE'S ALTERED SITUATION. [Newspaper Article] — Gisborne Gazette — 24 July 1914
EUBOPL'S ALTERED SITUATION (By J.B.) The shadows are deepening in Europe. We have the Empeior of Germany declaring to the nations that '•We Germans fear God, but no one else.in the world." Well, it is a good thiug to fear God. He is miyhty enough to Lie fiared even by the great emperors who stand clad in scarlet at the head of the greatest armies which this world has ever seen, bod is to be feartd, very much to. be loured. He is not «t all afraid of naticus, neither does he feel moved ae he Views the great armies of the world, and listens to ihe intentions of poten tates. He is still the great and the Yerribl® God who considers the nations and their twentieth century proceed ings as the manifestation of weakness. Gud has his eyes still upon Calvary, with its resulis, and not upon tho vast and stupendous armame- is of the twentieth ceuiury. A few d"vs after >he ivaisei's r.mu-tkablQ s^ch the assassination of the Archduke ^rt"lZi I1 trdiuaiid Austria has aUt-tfcd the situation of G...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Gisborne Gazette — 24 July 1914
DRESSMAKING j\/I I5S FUNSTON, ■bCo3tuai,ierej bugs to jJuL announce to the Residents of G1S BuLlNE and ,-U .R .UNUJL.NG UI-T1UGT that fah*i has BTAK'l'lSD UUciLiNiiSS in it EST, and would be glad of j their patronage. Charges Moderate, j '' — Printed and published for the Pro- ! prietor by i'tiomaa Shortill, Ait- ' kun Street, Giaboruo, m tho tjtsVe ot Victoria,
MINIMUM WEiGHT OF FISH. [Newspaper Article] — Gisborne Gazette — 24 July 1914
MINIMUM WEfGHT OF FISH. Barracoutta 4 02 ' Blackfish (except blackfish taken from streams flowing northward from the Great Dividing Range) 4 oa Bream 6 ,, Bream, silver 5 ,, Butter fish .. .. 4 „ Cat fish 4 „ Crayfish—length 9 in. Flathead 4 oa Flounder 6 ,, Garfish 1 ,, Grayling or Yarra Herring 2 u 5 „ Luderick 6 H Mackerel 5 Mnllett 8 Murray Cod ljlb Murray Perch .... .. .. 8 OB Perch' 5 „ Perch, FiUglish. 4 „ Pike 8 „ Red Mnllett 4 ,, Rock Cod ,, .. 4 n Rough or Roughv 2 „ Salmon Trout .. .. ,. ,. 2 ,, Salmon, California 8 ,, Salmon, English 8 „ Sand Mullet or Poddies .. 0 ,, Sclmanpor 12 Silver Fish or Silvor Perch 4 *„ Skipjack 4 n Snook 4 .1 sole 5 ;; Stranger 2 Travale Q fl Trout of all kind, not indi genous to Victoria .. .. 8 Trumpeter 8 Whiting .. .. ,, 4 Whiting. Sand 2 ■ Yollow Tail .. • > ... 3H33
INTERESTING ITEMS, A Family's Remarkable Record of Crime. [Newspaper Article] — Gisborne Gazette — 24 July 1914
j; INTERESTING ITEMS, A Family's Remarkable Heoord of Crime. ! A mystery as great as any Sherlock | Holmes ever attempted to unravel has ; at last been unfathomed. News has just been received of the capture in Colorada, after thirty years1 of success ful evasion of the officers of the iaw, of the notorious Bender family, vho an? ' to be promptly brought to justice. ' These people have, without doubt, | committed the most sensational seriV of crimes of modern times, for the victims whom they have assassinated in cold blood are said to number quite IOO. The piain story of their deed^ far exceeds the most fantastic ever con ceived by imaginative novelist, and. such being the case, it may be briefly told here. The Bender lamily con : skis of William 15erider, his second wife, and his grown-up sun and d-tu^ii ^ ter, John and Kate. Early in 1870 they went to Kansas State, and took up some thickly wooded land near Cherry Vale, in Labelte county, facing the main road. Along this trail, whic...
ALCOHOL IN WAR. Personal Experiences and Testimony. [Newspaper Article] — Gisborne Gazette — 24 July 1914
ALCOHOL IN WAR. Personal Experiences and Testimonv. Sir,—-I saw in your last Issue a testimony t-o total abstinence on the battlefield. As one who had seven teen months in the South African campaign, I should like also to say something. I can quit-e believe that Bone or very lew Boers dfank also . Holies. I know for a fact that when the Boers blew up the railway so often between Standerton and Hei delberg, and trains were wrecked, ftnd the Boers took the provisiohs ...fcrid. our men prisoners, that they •gave out meh (the prisoners) rum, Dfr' whisky, or any other intoxicat ing drink that was found on the train. They'know well that if tiiey ■ took any such drinks they would Soon be in the hands of the Bri tish or under t' e sod. I was a total abstainer myself all the time, &nd although I marched through Na tal and the Transvaal, and was taonths and never had my clothes oft, or shelter from the terrible cold nights, or very hot days, and march ed and worked and fought in all w...
RIFLE SHOOTING. [Newspaper Article] — Gisborne Gazette — 24 July 1914
BIFLE SHOOTING. A team fiom 1I10 local club visite.! Wiliiamatown on Saturday Jaafc, to shoot a match with the I'-ssendori and Fleraington Rifle Club. • The con ditjons were twelve m n a-s'de, best ton men to connfc, ten sho's at 300 yards. ■ After a vety enjoyable match victory rested with Essendon and Flemington by 21 points. The scores were as follows :— Ess. & F1 m. Ti'chpg .. 45 Lewis ... 4£ ^kelly ... 44 Ogtlvie ... 48 Richards... 43 Beasey ... 42 Guyan ... 42 Cheifers .,.-41 Dixon 38 Casey ... 37 Gisborne. Beattie ... 47 Cherry ... 44 L McGregor 43 W. H^aley ... 41 W. McGregor 41 D. Benson ... 41 Lanyon ... 40 Morlen ... 37 Mi'chell ... 86 Saunders ... 29 Total 420 Total 899 The first shoot for the aggregate competition will take place on Satur day,-August 1st. The first priae, in the monthly competition, being a trp[ by, presented by tbte Bss«&d&lt;jn
WHY SHE DID NOT YELL. [Newspaper Article] — Gisborne Gazette — 24 July 1914
✓ WHY SHU DID NOT YELL. A young lady from the country was suing her ex-sweetheart for breach 01 promise, and the lawyers were, as usual, making all sorts of inquisitive inquiries. You say, remarked one, that de fendant frequently sat very close to you ? Yes, sir, was the reply, with a hectic flush. IIow close? Close enough so as one cl.air was all the sitting room we needed. And you say he put his arm around you? No, I didn't. What did you say, then? I said he put both arms around me. Then .what? He hugged me. Very hard? Yes, he did; So hatd that I came pretty neat hollering out. Why didn't you liollec? Because—— That's no reason. Be explicit, please. Because why? Because I v?as afeered he'd ctop. The Judgo fell oS the bench, &n&lt;3 tA Ui be carried and put u&dep tbe for
VOTES FOR WOMEN. [Newspaper Article] — Gisborne Gazette — 24 July 1914
VOTES FOR WOMEN. Miss Marshall, tlje Engliah suffra gette, lectured in the Jubilcj Hall, Alocedon, on Friday night, 17th July, under the auspices of the local branch of tho P.L.O. Theru wo# » ijopd attendance, and the speaker explained just exactly what it wtis that tho women in Kngland ar» ask ing for—votes on the same terms as they are or may be given to men, and pointed out that it is only just that where a woman haa the respon sibilities of a man, she should h«,v« the rights as well. Tho injustice of the present state of affairs, however, would not, load women, naturally peaceful, to throw stones and burn houses, it was the evil conditions under which working women sviiYered, and the impossibility of getting them altered except by Parliament, that had led to tho women's campaign. Before the Itei'orm Bill of 18o2, tha average wage ior men was i'u. per week, now it was £1 Os. 3d. 'The average wage for a woman at tha present day in Kngland is Vs. 6d. a week—an impossible wage to li...
BACCHUS MARSH SHIRE COUNCIL. Monday, July 13. [Newspaper Article] — Gisborne Gazette — 24 July 1914
BACCHUS MARSH SHIRE COUNCIL. Monday, .July IS. f Ordinary Meeting. Present—Crs. Watson (President), Greene, Grant, Morton, McFarlane, Ilurnip, Wells, Brown, Cain, Meikle, Purcell. The Country Roads Board wroto . that it intended to declare a main road section of the Melbourne-Bal larat road, within the Shire of Bac chus Marsh, from the eastern boun dary of the shirp at. the Djcrriwarrh C'reck, thence westerly and north westerly through Bacchus Marsh, to the western boundary of tlie shire, at the Myrniong Creek. The board would, - as soon as possible, make a detailed inspection of the shire.—Ap proved of. The Country Roads Board wrote that the Railway Commissioners had approved of the carriage, at reduced rates, of road-making materials pro posed to be used on contract works carried out under t,he provisions of the Country Roads Act.—Received. A petition was presented from 31 ratepayers of the Parwan Riding, re questing the Council not to make any charge for ratepayers' cattle grazin...
A BRIDE FOR A REWARD. [Newspaper Article] — Gisborne Gazette — 24 July 1914
^ !A BRIDE FOR A REWARD.; r The "Texas Live Stock Journal" is responsible for the following "Though it post him a daughter, | Firmer Ja.raes Woolsey, of Wichita, Kansas, has succeeded in getting his 500-acre wheat field cut before the golden grain grew musty. He ton e her as a prize to the young harves ter doing the greatest amount - of work in a specified time. ' Willie Rodway, a young mechanic of Il linois, won, and he and Amy Wool sey were married at Pratt. The Woolsey farm is one of the largest in Pratt country, and the scarcity of harvest workers in that section weighed heavily upon the farmer's mind. His wheat grew dead ripe, and there was no one to help him cut it. Then he devised a plan to offer as a bride to tie hardest work er his 19-year-old daughter. She was dutiful and good-looking. The men came by the score. She was given the privilege of rejecting any of the contestants she perggr Uy disliked, and many were thus "ruled out. The contest was spirited. It lasted three da...
A WESTRALIAN WIFE. [Newspaper Article] — Gisborne Gazette — 24 July 1914
^ I A WESTRALIAN WII^E. 'J /, The wiekcd negro who comes upon - the homestead in the absence of the boss anrl starts to own the place , docs not always have a nice, easy, comfortable time. Witness the case of a half-caste named Sammy Sar dine, v\-■ lio advanced in single, file up on a Wcstralian homestead a short tiiuo U&ei, and, finding the wife at Dome aloi:e,, drew a hideous J-nife, and start-id to wade in. The lone, lorn woman, v.in>,se name was Hcn : . - drrsou, did not faint away with a wild cry ; she gave Sammy Sardine a ding-bat on the head with a dough rollc-r, and, having shut the doo* while he was trying to recover his wits, seized the old shot gun, an&lt;t loaded it with half tb.e movables iij the house, including marbles, t-Lf tacks, brass buttons, dried £easj pepper-corns, wire nails, t>ruise( crockery, half a pound of coppej v ^ dumps, and an old stay busk. Thel Mrs. Henderson opened the dooj •again, and Sammy Sardine made a rush, raveninc; for v...
Our Homes. USEFUL MEMS. [Newspaper Article] — Gisborne Gazette — 24 July 1914
Our Momes« 0 USEFUL MEMS. 3 A little salt put Into the watei In which coloured cottons are "Wash ed will keep the colours from run ning. To clean white corsets, orush ovct with a nail brush dipped in a mix ture of soapy water and ammonia. Before sweeping carpets, sprinkle with a little moist salt. This will revive the colours and lay the dust. One of the sijnplest of disinfec tants may be prepared by adding a tablespoonful of turpentine to a pail of water. To prevent soot forming in a chimney, make a brine of common salt and pour it over the coals used. This is said to keep chim neys and flues beautifully clean. When salt is dried, lor the table, it should be allowed to go .quite cold before it is put in the salt eel- i lars. When this is not done, the salt is apt to cake together in lumps. To revive gilt frames, beat up 3 oz. of the whites of eggs with i ox. of soda. Blow the dust from the ' frames with the bellows ; then rub ■ them over with a soft lirush dipped ; in the mixture. ...
OSTRICH FARM ATTRACTS LAND BUYERS. [Newspaper Article] — Gisborne Gazette — 24 July 1914
OST1UC.U I'AIOij ATTKAUTS LAND lit' YKHS. J. K. Kenningc and M'lnnes, -ill liourfce-sU-eet, Melbourne, report a recent, sale on account ol Mr. A. 111. i\hinik'l(l (late of teaaught.wn Vale, nut now of Uedtord l'ark, X.S.W.), of 2116 acre#, situated at Bamawni, and known as Broderick's, the pur chaser being Mr. K..li. Sanderson, of "Tonya," Mansfield. 'I'll iy area of land was bought chielly with a view of forming an os trich farm in this district. The en terprise ■ has now been completed, and contains ob7 ostriches, fine healthy uirds, imported from Uoonamble, Aew- South Wales, 'lhe proprietor in lornis us that tne birus are doing equally as well as in the Coomunblo district. 'J hese birtls have been a Honderiul attraction, and, ou a re cent Sunday, 72 vehicle:; and 12 motor cars were counted in the lane adjoining this property, inspecting the birds, included in v?hich were land buyers, and the following Balea »xere efltCted through J. Iv. Jeuutngs and M'lnnes, on account of JUr. Sa...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Gisborne Gazette — 24 July 1914
!l u_ V/hat Clements Tonic can do in restoring the nerves to healthy power and making the weakened system strong. A letter in point which is worth reading. No. 6 Post Office Place, South Melb., 2/7/11. CLEMENTS TONIC LTD., " Your tonic is one of the quickest nerve and brain cures known. I tried all kinds of doctors' medicines, and got no relief as I have from your tonic. I could not stand anyone talking to me, or the noise of the town traffic. I lost appetite and weight. I was that weak at times a child could push me over. I had to give up work. I lay hour after hour awake, now I can go to bed and almost sleep at once. My case was one of the worst I ever heard of. I thought I would never get well. I can hardly believe the relief I have got from Clements Tonic. Nearly all those symptoms I told you of have left me, and two or three more bottlesmake me strong. BeforeTiilS'T was go-fflg' 'jfo-2. to the Melbourne Hospital, and many people were there with the same complaint, but not so ba...
TEMPERANCE. [Newspaper Article] — Gisborne Gazette — 24 July 1914
TEMPERANCE. .Tf the consumption of alcohol per head of the population of Great Bri tain could be brought d wn to Uu1 level of the American consumption lhe national drink bill would a t ome oe reduced by ititL'Hio.O'jO per, an num ! At a recent meeting of the council of the New Souih V, aivs Alliance, Mr. G. E. ArcMI, J.i'., (he hon. sec retary, reported that I lis E>:c llency the Governor h;id renlicd to the de putation from the c-jui.c 1 vhich had j j waited upon him to present an ad- I • ;-.ress 0I" ^'ciconie, stating fh . t "Tli • 1 New South Wales Alliance h s my ' :nost entire sympathy in iis dsne .o promote sobriety anion st the i\> ?id&lt;Jits of t ;s state, o...r winch J lave been caLid to preside." A recent c.a'iegram d s.rihrd th? •/Lancet" r,s 'She le.'din-; m.-d c,&lt;I lournal (n rhj Inii d j;in d im." Lhis leading journal savs :—" No Iemperaiieo he'erer c~n be more pro ; 'oiir.diy couvirccd than we are our- j j .elves of (he (• rrible mischief lin...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Gisborne Gazette — 24 July 1914
Influenza Cure || Ths t.'niftih:;;; [v.nri'jriy fo? 0 la'Pivwri:,^, Oaiarrh, Brcuchiiio, and }£' vYeak Cfc«i$. ^ tSci'si cri:ifius:u.\, K tiu 1 okIy r?!!6Vis ths cniirrh, red::cei the fcvsr, tnJ spscd'iy rd liss '.ha pationt. 5! is ?.l;o a sr^r.d Tonic is crscs of Debility,p.";c:npj'.;ici' byv.-ecknssa of the ebesi. if v'2ll "i'C MuTrr'iflS ffc'J? K pac-sisteis Celt*. Ipdcnnre. ".irsnetiit's. *«y shtM ww&nn**. pneatn a b^ub'st oosa, l'S &lt;•"■■': 5/-?., rt ;■;! cn&lt;? CHa'-r1: