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100 Mile Relay Race. YARRAM BICYCLE CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Standard and Alberton Shire Representative — 27 March 1914
IOO Mile Relay Race. Y Alt-It AM HICYCL.K CLUI!. 'L'lic Dunlop llubber (^omjiany is running a competition irnon;,' bicycle clulis in Australia ;lih1 New Zealand, in the form of a 100 mile, relay nice, over ,1 course 5 miles out and back, for ten riders of any club. Each club manages its own race, and the prize money is .£100 first, .£.">0 second, and I £25 third. There are olber\prizes making a total prize money of- ,£_."»0. 'lhe races have to In; run before the 30th April. The members ef the Yar ram Hieyele Club decided to have a try for one of those piiz s, imd ou Wednesday ten picked members en deavoured to complete the distaneu in record time. The course decided on was from Scott's on the Albertou road ■to a point five miles along the Foster loud and back. Mr W. 1). Turnbull acted as time-keeper, and the .Messrs. .Drown ofliciated as checkers at the, turning point. The riders took a keen interest in the race, and the ''despatch" was taken "on the run." ,/lardly a second was l...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Standard and Alberton Shire Representative — 27 March 1914
| DEATH. j HUSTKR.—On March the ITtli, at Holland I Grove, Caultfe.d, Peter, beloved son of i Barbara and the late Peter Hunter. I Aged G7 years. IN MEMORIAL. TllICJCJ.—In sad andjoving memory of my dearly loved husband and our dearest father, who passed away 20th March, 1912. Very sadly missed. Two years have passed, our hearts still sore, As time goes on we miss him moro; • His loving smile, his loving face, There is nono can fill his place. Farewell dearest husband and father, 'Sweet thoughts of you I keep; Although two years have passed away, My grief is just as deep. -Inserted by his loving wife and family.
The Standard. PUBLISHED BI-WEEKLY. Beneath the rule of men entirely just the pen is mightier than the sword. FRIDAY, MARCH 27, 1914. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Standard and Alberton Shire Representative — 27 March 1914
The Standard. PUBLISHED UI-WEEKLY. Beneath the rule of men entirely just the pen is mightier than the sword. FRIDAY, MARCH 27, 191-1. From | ork shop to motor garage is the trail: Uion. that is being cITcelcd at •Stockwell's buildings in Commeicial sticct, next to th; Federal Coffee Pahice. Partitions nro being taken out, wliioli will give ample room for the work of mechanics. Mr Chris. F. I Mason lins taken a lease of tho build- j ing, and will shortly be in occupation, j Senior-Cons. "Well wood, in charge of the Yarram police station, has boon suffering from gastritis for the past week. As lie was not making sullicicnt, progress, lie decided to go to tlie police hospital in Melbourne, in order to have nursing attention. Ho loft by the early morning train on Thursday. Hr. Horace .Peru was attending the patient in Yin-ram. Cons. Corrio will bo in charge during- the absence of Cons. Well wood. lloads, as usual, was a subject freely discussed at the Fairview sports' '-'on Wednesday, a...
£5 FOR OBSCENE LANGUAGE. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Standard and Alberton Shire Representative — 27 March 1914
£5 FOR OBSCENE LANCUACE. Kit-hard Sinilli was charged by (Jons. "Willman with using obscene language in Commercial-street oil the ni.ylit of 1 -1 tli inst. Accused ]']c.-ui':d gjiiitv. Cons. Willman gave evidence that at midnight on the I lth inst. lie was in Cominorcialvstri.'ot, and saw a man riding down the street on horseback, and accused following on foot making use of obscene language. The windows oil the opposite side of the street were open. Is'ext morning complaints were made to witness about (he language. The accused had had two or three drinks, but was not drunk. When asked if he had anything to say, .accused said he could not remem ber what he said. . 11c was fined .£">, in default one month. The fine was paid.
SPORT AND PASTIME. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Standard and Alberton Shire Representative — 27 March 1914
SPORT AND PASTIME. The cricketers hold n sliivoo at Al berlon this evening,' to wind up the season. A pleasant gathering is mi ticipated. jNIl- Geo. Collis' Glynne won tlie Trafalgar handicap on Tuesday last. J Nominations for the Tarra Valley sports close of. Wednesday next. !No move so far in Yarram to re form the h eal football clubs. Some doubt is expressed j>s to the Kamblej's entering the competition this season. The Albi'i ton Football Club meets to-morrow evening, and Devon on Tuesday evening next. Axemen are informed that nomina tions for log chops close 0:1 Monday next, .'JOlh inst., with pedestrian an:l bicycle events — West Alberton sports. A team of cricketers from Tanvin Lower arc negotiating with Yarrain to play a match during Easter week, and intend leaving on their tour 011 Good Friday.
STATE GOVERNORS FUTURE APPOINTMENTS [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Standard and Alberton Shire Representative — 27 March 1914
STATE GOVERNORS FUTURE APPOINTMENTS (Bv II. IC. Ellison. In "Westminster Gazette.") The question as to whether local men should bp appointed as State Go vernors in Australia is one wh'«j" crops up periodically, and in s le« of tlie calile which appeared In the Lon don l'ress oil December 19, It Is per haps of more than passing Interest to Blvc. some information which has no little hearing upon the cable in nues tion. The cable states that the « est Australia Lc-sistatlve Assembly peti tioned the Home Government, asking that the olllcc of Governor of that State mlBht be filled by a citiwn of the Commonwealth. 1 he Colonial Secretary replied that a chance in tilt system of appointing State Governors could not he entertained unless It ap plied to all Australian States, and until public opinion in Australia was over whelmingly favorable to the proposrU. It is not realised in England how stronglv' a section of the Australian public "feels on the subject of locally appointed Governors, an...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Standard and Alberton Shire Representative — 27 March 1914
Yarramx Co-operative Society. Grass SEEDS Oar Seeds of Perennial Rye Grass are of the best quality, and sown in the Autumn will give a large yield of feed during the Winter and early Spring, long before other grasses have commenced growth. Cocksfoot (New Zealand). This seed is of good quality, thoroughly machined, and free from all rubbish. We strongly recommeYid our customers to insist 011 high grade grass seeds, as the extra cost is many times repaid by the standard of growth and freedom from weeds. Lucerne (free from dodder), White Dutch Clover Alsyke Clover, Cowgrass Clover, Red Clover, Dwarf Essex Rape, Paspalum, ctc., etc. „ Oats. We have a nice sample of Seed Algerian Oats, drawn from St. Arnaud district. MANURES. - Bone and Super, Bone, Nitro Super, Orchard. By ton or per cwt. CALL AND INSPECT. (cooperative J§tore, YARRAM "ACT-ON-FACT." WHEREVER you find QUALITY or VALUE there is " 110 other just as good." EVERY BUYER who realises the importance of this fact MUST ACT to be i...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Standard and Alberton Shire Representative — 27 March 1914
are now showing AUTUMN AND WINTER WEAR Hats, Costumes Furs, Sports Coats DRESS GOODS A fine display of Donegal Tweeds, and other new lines. WE INVITE INSPECTION. Geo. F. Sauer THE SPECIALIST DRAPER, GENTS' MERCER AND SHOEMAN, Commercial Street, Yarram. FRANK BIRD, B EGS to announce to the Residents of Yarram and District that 'lie has com menced Business as a Wholesale and Retail Butcher, COMMERCIAL STREET, YARRAM. First Class Meat at Reasonable Prices Families Waited On For Orders. Yarram Butchery. R. CLULOW, Wholesale & Retail Butcher, AYINU taken over Redman's Butchery, is prepared to cxecuto all orders entrusted to him with the utmost, euro and attention. Families Waited on as Usual. H THE Up-to-date Plant, embracing a new Sausage Machine driven by electricity, enables hini to turn out SMALL. GOODS OF TIP-TOP QUALITY. Cash Buyer of Hides, Skins and Tallow. Carts run to all parts of the district. R. CLULOW, Opposite Club Hotel, YARRAM. Important to Farmers of Gippsland an...
Church of England. SUNDAY, MARCH 29, 1914. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Standard and Alberton Shire Representative — 27 March 1914
Church of England. SUNDAY, MARCH 29, 1914. Yarram 11 a.m., 3 p.m., and 7.30 p.m., Row K.Hamilton, Missionary from Soudan West Alberton 2.30 p.m , Rev. G. (Jox Port Albert 7.30 p.m., Rev. G. Cox Woodside 3 p.m., Mr. W. V. Rymer Alberton 7.30 p.m., Mr. VV. V._Rymer Tuesday, Ma-ch 31st, Tarraville 8 p.m. Mr. W. V. Rymer.
"MADE LIFE A MISERY" [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Standard and Alberton Shire Representative — 27 March 1914
j "MADE LIFE A MISERY" ! The story of a man and woman's struggle in a Kensington ilat in tho I darkness of the early morning in which J tho man was shot, anil his throat wa.s out. was told at West London yester day (says "Tin' Dally New*" of Janu ary -H). when the woman, Julia Decics, was charged with attempting to mur der Uasil Piffard. Tho couple went out on tho evening of January 14. and early next morning | the servant girl was awakened hy the 1 noise of smashing glass and a banging t'li her tloor. The passage and kitchen wrre in darkness. In the latter when she switched on the light she t>aw I'iffard holding down tlic woman with (>ni- hand, and holding out a revolver ) with the other. When she went to call 1 a doctor and the police she noticed that the woman held a knife. Decics had told her. she said, that Plftard had , taunted her about another girl, j Dr Armstrong paid Piffard told him. "This woman has phot me." Ho had a I wound over the eye, and his throat was cut. Th...
Household Hints. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Standard and Alberton Shire Representative — 27 March 1914
Household Hints. In washing paint, always remember to wet the under-part first, so, when washing the upper, any jvater running down will leave no streaky marks. Save ali the orange peel you have. Dry it in a cool oven and store away in paper 'bags. Then some morning, when your fire will not burn, throw a bit of peel on and watch the effect. - If you want to clean rusty fireirons 3"ou should rub them well with sweet oil, and leave them wet for a day or two. Then rub them with unslacked lime. This will remove the rust, and then you may polish your irons just as usual. When milking Yorkshire pudding and pancakes, mix the flour with water instead of milk, break the egg-' into the basin, and beat all together thoroughly. It will 'be found much lighter and cheaper, less milk being required. Before baking apples, pour boiling water over them. Put a little water In the dish they are b -k».1 in. Cook slowly. When ready, the skin can ibe taken off so thinly as to be transpar ent. ■ , To keep ...
The Woodside Raid. A SHILLING IN FOR DRINKS. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Standard and Alberton Shire Representative — 27 March 1914
The Woodside Raid. A SHILLING IN FOR DKINICjJ. Patrick McGuinness, carrier, Wood side, was charged by Senior-Cons. Welhvood with soliciting other persons to play a game of chance at the Com mercial Hotel, Woodside, on the night of Nov. 20th, 1913. - ' Accused pleaded guilty, and was un defended. Cons. Corrie conducted the prosecution. Cons. Corrie gave evidence that on the evening of 29th Nov. last, in com pany with Senior-Cons. Welhvood and Cons. Willman, he raided the Commer cial Hotel, Woodside, and found a dice box and dice [produced] on the prem ises. At the hearing of the case held on 18th February last, when Mary Ellen Coleman, licensee of the hotel, was charged with a Ilowing an unlawful game to be played on her premises, ac cused stated in sworn evidence that the dice box and dice belonged to him. He Used to use them in playing ludo with his wife and children when his wife was alive, and brought them out that night. Shortly before the police ar rived he had said, "What abou...
CHEERFUL EVER! [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Standard and Alberton Shire Representative — 27 March 1914
CHEERFUL EVER! It's good we can Bay, with a st£h and a smile: "Times "will be better after awhile! The light will stream through the clouds o'erhead, And flowers will bloom where th« thorns were red!" What of the sigh, if we say with a smile: "Times will be better after awhile?" It's a long, long way to the light of day: But winter, gives ever a promise of •May, And ever we dream, in the darkest night: "The joy will come with the morning light!" Even in our sorrow we say -with a smile: "Times will ibe better after awhile!" "Times will be better!" In joy and •woe Is it not sweeter to sing them so? Sweeter to dream, when the dark's o'er the blue. The eyes of the angels are looking at you? Away with the sigh, then, and sweet be the smile, "Times will be 'better after awhile!"
YARARM POLICE COURT. WEDNESDAY, MARCH 25TH. (Before Mr P. Cohen, P.M., and Messrs P. Brennan, B. Hobson, and Jas. Farmer, J.P.'s) Starting a Grass Fire. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Standard and Alberton Shire Representative — 27 March 1914
YARARM POLICE COURT. Wednesday, Mahcii 23th. (Before Mr P. Cohen, P.M., liml Messrs P. Brcminn, B. llobson, and J.-is. Farmer, J.P.'s) Starting a Grass Fire. , William Meese, an itinerant me chanic, about 63 years (if age, was charged by Cons. Corric with having on the 18th March left a lire binning in the open at Albcrton l'.ast. The accused pleaded guiliv, mid was uudefendi'il. Cons. Coi rie conducted the case for the police. Walter George island, farmer, Alber ton, stated that on the IStU .March- Ins saw smoke arising from near the Brew ery Bridge. He had noticed accused camping there, and had spent an even ing or two yarning with him. When ho arrived at the c imp he found about quarter acie burnt, lie started to beat the lire out, and with the assist ance of about half a doz.'n others it was extinguished after burning about three or four acres. There were 110 flames from accused's camp lire, but a few coals were showing. The (ire could not have started from any where else. Cons....
Avoiding Comparisons. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Standard and Alberton Shire Representative — 27 March 1914
Avoiding Comparisons. "What is your objection to mo as a ean-in-law? My character is be yond reproach." "That's just it," said Mr. Olsport. "You don't suppose I want to go through the rest ot my life having ample!" In ail asylum two worthies named Sandie and Tam f-rmed a plan to make their escape. Sandie says to Tam:— "Bend doon and I'll get on your back and get on the tap o' the wall and haul you up." Sandie gets on the top of the wall and slides down the other side, sav ing: "Tam, I think you'll 'be better to etav anither fortnicht, Cor you're no near sane yet."
CHARMS OF THE CAT POPULAR PETS. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Standard and Alberton Shire Representative — 27 March 1914
CHARMS OF THE CAT POPULAR PETS. (By a Cat Lover). "The best way to keep a cat is to let it keep itself," seems to be the general rule among most owners of that popu lar pet. This, no doubt, may be all very well for the nondescript "tabbies' and "blacks" which inhabit the majo rity .of homos, but it is a most disas trous treatment for all the beautiful highly bred creatures who are gradu ally ousting the 'common cat from aris tocratic houses. Once one has felt the artistic delight of owning a lovely blue, smoke, white, or other Persian, it Is almost impossible to be satisfied again with the ordinary short-haired mon ^There is a general impression that all pure-bred cats are c-xtremely delicate. This wrong idea is due to the fact thnt so many people arc entirely ignorant as to the proper methods of feeding and Ijeeping cats generally. They either I»«t them run wild and feed them irregu larly (if at nil), or go to the other ex treme and coddle them as if they were as' tender as hot-hou...
LIVING WITHOUT AIR OR FOOD. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Standard and Alberton Shire Representative — 27 March 1914
LIVING WITHOUT AIR OR FOOD. According to Macdonald, a Scotch naturalist of wide repute, the turtle is the strangest of all living things and the most unfathomable. He can live in the water as well as out of it, ami cau seemingly go for indefinite lengths of time without air or food or light. He is neither fish nor flesh nor fowl, and yet he hap the characteristics of all three. As for his eating, it seems quite supertlouous, for he can remain shut up in a barrel for a number of weeks and emerge at the end of the time apparently none the worse for the lack of food and light and air. ;The baby turtle seems also just as Indifferent to its surroundings as its parents are. As soon as it comes forth from its egg it scuttles off to the sea. H has no one to teach or guide it. In its brain seems implanted the idea that until its armor becomes hard it bas no defence against hungry fish, and so it seoks shelter in gulf weed and feeds unmolested until its armor gets hard. By the time it weighs ...