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STRINGHALT IN HORSES. MR. W. T. KENDALL OFFERS TO INVESTIGATE. AN AFFECTED HORSE WANTED. [Newspaper Article] — West Gippsland Gazette — 6 September 1898
STRINGHALT IN HORSES. MIR. W. T. KENDALL OFFERS TO INVESTIGATE. AN AFFECTED HORSE WANTED. Mr. W. T. Kendall, the well-known veterinary surgeon, of Brunswick-st., Fitzroy, has communicated with Mr. A. C. Lyons of the Warragul Livery Stables, asking him to interview the members of the Warragul Agricultural Society, with the object of procuring a horse affected with stringhalt and wasting away in the hind quarters. .Mr. Kendall is desirous of investigating this mysterious disease and if he can obtain a suitable " patient" he will conduct a series of experiments in order to ascertain some remedy for it. The severe losses inflicted upon so many of our farmers and others in this district, during the past winter through this mysterious ailment are too fresh in the minds of all to need any further allusion to it, and this fact should act as a powerful incentive to the Warragul Agricultural Society, to endeavour to procure an animal that is now suffering fromn it, and have it sent down to _M...
FARM AND DAIRY PRODUCE. [Newspaper Article] — West Gippsland Gazette — 6 September 1898
FARllM AND DAIRY PRODUCE. ]lutter.--The supply continues to in crease with every sale, and a very large quantity was disposed of, there being a fair demand at prices ruling, which were as follow :-Victorian factory, prime, 8"d to 9:ld, a few special lines higher; poor cream lots sold at various figures, from 6'd upwards. Dairy, prime, 64d to 7d; sonime extra quality lots including separa tors, up to 8d ; mixed and medium cases, fromn 6d. Cheese.-Matured lines are very scarce, Prime ruled from 8d ; new, good to prime from 7d to 8d. Eggs.-The enormous increase in the number sent in for sale could only result in a decline in values, that being the result. Sales were made at fromn 7Ad to 7id, 3d was obtained for a few farmers' lots. Bacon.-Sides, 8d; jackets, 6-d to 7d; middles, 81d to 9d; shoulders. 5d to 51d. Hams.-Bagged, 8d to 9d, unbagged 7'd to sd. Lard.-Bladders, 61d to 7d; bulk, 54d to 64d. Beeswax.--11d to is ld. Vealers.-A fair market, at from lid to 24d, according to quality....
RE-DIRECTION. [Newspaper Article] — West Gippsland Gazette — 6 September 1898
JE-D)J11IECTION. Letters. packets, and newspapers :?re (r-directed. without charge. to awny part of Victoria, upon the written request of the addressee. They inmay also be re-posted, with a fresh direction, by an agent of the addressee, within a day of delivery, pro vided they have not been opened. Let ters, &c., ln1y also be re-posted to other colonies and counltries, provided that the difference (if any) in postage be paid.
PIGS. [Newspaper Article] — West Gippsland Gazette — 6 September 1898
PIGS. MIPhail Bros. and Co. report :-About 1,400 pigs yarded for this week's sale. Stores.-Heavy supply, quality being fairly good. Biddings were brisk, and prices continued well up on last week's rates. Suckers, lls to 16s ; slips, 13s to 20s; big stores, from 30s to 38s. Pork.-Light weight pens, 32s to 30s; heavier 40s to 47s. Bacon.-Best pens made from 60s to 65s; a few small odd lots making still higher; others, from 50s to 58s. Backfatters.-A fair yarding, and were in good request, up to £5 7s Gd.
CHURCH SERVICES. [Newspaper Article] — West Gippsland Gazette — 6 September 1898
CHURCH SERVICES. Church of England, Rev. Buchanan, Warragul, 11 and 7; Bloomfield 3 p.m. Presbyterian, Rev. Hunter, Warraaul 11 and 7 ; Lardner, 3 pan. Wesleyan, Rev. Alday, Warragul 11 and 7; South Warragul, 2.80.. Bloom field, Mr 3P?Gowan, Yarragon, Mr Giblett and Sunny Creek, MIr Giblctt. Cath6lic Church: Mass will be cele brated as follows :- Drouin, 9 a.m., Vespers. 7 p.lm.; Moe, 9 a.m.; Trafalgar, 11 a.m.; Warragul, 11 a.m.
FAT SHEEP. [Newspaper Article] — West Gippsland Gazette — 6 September 1898
FAT SHEEP. Opening sales were weak, and in view the trade having sheep on hand, the supply proved largely in excess of require inents, consequently prices rapidly de clined to fully is per head under last week's rates. Prime crossbred wethers, from 16s 6d to 18s; extra do do, from 18s 6d ta 20s; (a few 22s), good do do, from 13s 6d to 15s; middling and inferior, from 11s to 12s 6d; prime crossbred ewes, from 14s to 15s 6d; extra do do, from 16s to 17s; (few 20s). good do do, from 12s to 13s 6d; middling do do, from 9s 6d; prime merino wethers, from 15s to 16s: (few 17s 3d), good do do, from 12s to 13s: middling do do, from 10s; prime merino ewes, fromr lls to i2s.
CORRESPONDENCE. TO THE EDITOR [Newspaper Article] — West Gippsland Gazette — 6 September 1898
CORRESPONDENCE. TO THE EDITOR Sir I think the thanks of the community are due to " Paterfamilias," and to you sir, for calling attention to the price which we were paying for bread. The bakers evidently felt that the strictures were justifiable for the very same -day they reduced their prices. It is a striking example of the good which can be done, by an influential newspaper, like the " Gazette." Again thanking you, I remain, Yours, etc., ANOTHER PATERFAMILIAS.
Melbourne. FAT CATTLE. [Newspaper Article] — West Gippsland Gazette — 6 September 1898
Melbourne. FAT CATTLE. 1370 yarded, comprising 150 from New South Wales, 570 from Upper, Murray, North-Eastern and Goulburn Valley dis tricts, 550 from Gippsland, and the re mainder from Westward and North Western district. The market opened with fair colkpetitioni it aobout late rates, but as sales progressed prices receded from 10s to 15s per head, though the decline was not so apparent in light and medium cattle as in h .a' v weights. Quotaations: --Prie pelns of bullocks, from £11 15s to £'14; extra do. do.. from £14 10s to £15 12s 6d; odd beasts and exceptional weights, from £16 to £17 ; good pens of bullocks, fronm £10 to £11 ; meilium and lighter do., fromt £8 10s to £9 10s; second and lighter, frontm £6; best pens of cows, from £7 10s to £9; extra, at £11 10s; others, from £5 to £7 lOs.
LOCAL MAILS. [Newspaper Article] — West Gippsland Gazette — 6 September 1898
LOCAL MAILS. MAILS CLOSE at WAIIRRAGUL for the following places, at the under mentioned times : Melbourno and all Sta-) 1 a.m. & 7p.m. tions on Lino ... 0.1 .m. 7 p.. Sale and all Stations 10.15 p.m. & 7 p.m. on Line ... ... Buln Buln, Neerin) Mon.d. & Sat. South, Ilokeby, 11.10a.m.;Tues. Neerim ... .. .) and Thur., noon. ) Tues. & Thurs. 12 Crossover ... r noon; Saturdays " 11.10 a.m. 13Mondays, Wed. Lardner ... ... nesdays, & Fri. days 11.15 a.m. Ellinbank Seaview, and Ferndale, Tues days and Fridays 11.80 a.m. Printed and published by A. J. HRVEY and Co., proprietors, every Tuesday morning, at their offices, Victoria street, Warragul, in the colony of Victoria.
POST CARDS. [Newspaper Article] — West Gippsland Gazette — 6 September 1898
POST CARDS. The following is an extract from the 'i :> "' Postal Guide ": "Private cards bearing adhesive stamps are allowed to be used as post cards be tween places in Victoria, under the follow ing conditions, viz.: " That they be nmade of ordinary card board, not thicker than the material used for the official post card, and measure not less than 4in. by 3in., nor more than 5Ain. by 3Ain. " That there be nothing affixed, writ ten, printed, or otherwise impressed on the front thereof except the address and stamps in payment of postage, and the following words when printed only, viz.: -' Post Card.' The address only to be written on this side."
GREATER BRITAIN AND PARIS EXHIBITIONS. VICTORIAN EXHIBITS. FARMERS ASKED TO ASSIST FREIGHT AND TRANSPORT FREE [Newspaper Article] — West Gippsland Gazette — 6 September 1898
GREATER BRITAIN AND PARIS EXHIBITIONS. VICTORIAN EXlHtIBTS. FARMERS ASKED TO ASSIST FREIGHT AND TRANSPORT FREE The following letter has been itiiedid ~:: 1lifT?h?"ecretary of the Warragul andl \Vest Gippsland Agricultural Society (MCr C. S. Affleck) from the Secretary of the Executive Commnittee for the Greater Britain and Paris Exhihitions, to be held in 1899 and 1900. E:;hibition lhilding, Melbourne, Sir, The Governimcrent having deter Iined that Victoria shall be officially represented at the Greater Britain Exhib ition, to be held at Earl's Court, London, from May to October, 1s99, and at the Universal Exhibition of Paris, which will be opened in 1900, the above Commuittee has been appointed to take the necessary steps to provide an adequate and worthy representation of the natural and mannu factured products, resources, wealth, anl progress of the colony at these Exhibi tions. The occasion is especially favorable, as Victoria will be able not only to make a, display in London, ...
BEET SUGAR ITEMS. [Newspaper Article] — West Gippsland Gazette — 6 September 1898
BEET SUGAR ITEMS. Last season's output by the Maffla, beet sugar company was 504 tons 16 cwt of white granulated sugar, which was sold at highly satisfactory prices. Besides what has been sold there still remains in stock about 110 tons of sugar in the syrup and about 50 tons of molasses, now sold,. and another parcel of about 500 tons of molasses which will be available about January 1899 for sale, after the sugar con tained therein has been extracted. The cost of the factory premisas was £23,562 18s 7d, and the cost of the machinery and plant £47,875 8s 3d, totalling £71,488 Os 10d. The first seed of the season was sown on Monday week by Mr J. Mills on the old race course. This area so 60 or 70 acres was cultivated last season by Mr Woolf, but Mr Mills if cultivating same this season. Mr W. Cartledge, Sale road, has finished sowing his 10 acres. The Com pany has made a commencement with the sowing at Boisdale. Mr fM. Londy has started sowing40 acres -at Bushy-Park. About 1900 acre...
TO THE UNITED KINGDOM. [Newspaper Article] — West Gippsland Gazette — 6 September 1898
TO THE UNITED KINGI)OM. Letters - Every half-ounce or under ... ... ... O0 2. Post Cards ... ... ... 0 0 l Newspapers, 4oz. or under ... 0 0 1 Each additional 2oz. or under 0 0 - Commercial and printed pa pers, about the same rate as in Victoria; but see "Postal Guide." Parcels-Each 21b. or under ... 0 1 0 Each additional lb. or under, up to 11lb ... ... 0 0 9
Drouin. WITTON & HUNTER. [Newspaper Article] — West Gippsland Gazette — 6 September 1898
Drouin. \VITTON & HUNTER. \Vitton and Hunter report having held a very successful sale in their new yards on Tuesday. A yarding of 140 cattle, 130 sheep, and 45 pigs was submitted and realised satisfactory prices. A good attendance of buyers and most of the lines cleared. A line of 16 springers front L3 3s to L3 12s 6d ; 18 stores, 2yrs old, L2; dry cows, L4 12s 6d to L5; milkers, in low condition, L2 19s to L3 4s; forward springers, L3 2s 6d, L3 12s 6d, L3 15s; store cows, 50s ; heifers, 2yr old, L2 to 1.2 10s. heifers, specially good, to L3 5s; yearlings to 22s 6d; steers 25s to 60s; sheep : 100 4-tooth ewes, 6s 9d; 30 l?unbs, 3s 10d; pigs (suckers), 8s ; slips,4-s 6d, 10s, 12s, 13s, 14s, 16s, stores 22s.
INTERCOLONIAL. [Newspaper Article] — West Gippsland Gazette — 6 September 1898
INTERTCOLONIA L. Letters - Every half-ounce or under ... ... ... 0 2 Newspapers, 10(:z. or under ... O 0 0 Post Cards ... ... 0 0 1 Packets-Coumercial and priit ed papers, every 2oz. ... O 0 1 Patterns and samples, every 2oz. 0 0 1 Parcels, lib. or under ... 0 8 Each extra lb. or under, up to 111. ... ... ... 0 0 6