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Allambee Junior Association. [Newspaper Article] — Gippslander and Mirboo Times — 9 July 1914
- Allambee Junior Association. - - ,* . \by 4\amuleiv) - ' OrfSaturday last on the local oval "The" Ramblers!' defeated Thorpdale. for-the? Premiership of the Alla;nbee District-Junior Associaiion.. The win was all the - more meritorious to the local-lads owing-to the fact that Thorp dale had not been defeated during the season; ■;Thorpdale were without L. Gunn, and the,Ramblers were consider ably weakened by the loss of S. Ric ardo and V. Love. The game proved a good even one from beginning to end, but the Ram blers had slightly the best of the' piny, and when the final bell rung, had scar ed 2 goals G behinds to 1 goal. At the end of the first quarter, the Ram blers had 1- goal 2 behinds to nil ; at half-time 1 goal o behind to 1 goal. At three quarter (time the locals hud increased their score tj 2 goals 4 behinds. The goal-k iejeers for the Ramblers were Jv .Dyke and K. Love, while Mayo scored Thorpdale's. It is very hard to place the first half-dozen of the Ramblers, but Love a...
Darlimurla. [Newspaper Article] — Gippslander and Mirboo Times — 9 July 1914
Darlimurla. - - Following on the late rainfall; the weather, for the past week or two has been very mild for this lime'of the year. Stock is in' good cOTTdition, and there still- continues . a strong demand for all -'classes.of-cattle and sheep. ;'■-'■^There- is;: a . gcod area . under oats, which for chaff always sells from this rvdistrictv at remunerative prices^ "Grops 'jon. the.whole are showing.good growth. •^Potato crops: have given fair .returns, : and in most cases are not affected by grubs. '1 he rabbit-trappers are making good .-w^Tges. One party consigned 5.000 to ■■Melbourne' market. Crates are sent away daily from the local station. Mr M Meil had this year a splendid sample of rap?, and has a larger acreage under. ■v Extensive clearing operations have been carried nn in this neighborhood -during the past few months. Foxes are numerous hereabouts. One was recently caught with two rabbit traps on its legs..
[?]YINAR BEAT HAZELAWOOD. 52 points to 18. [Newspaper Article] — Gippslander and Mirboo Times — 9 July 1914
"TINiSrARr BEAT IIAZEIAYOOD. .52 points to" lb _0n Saturday,1 in -'good football weather, the alooje teams met at Hazelwood in the preseuce of a good number of spectators, amongst whom, it .■.was pleasing, to note, was a fair "sprinkling of the fairer sex. Astrong cold, south-west wind was blow ing, and .play was- confined a great deal-in each quarter to the east side of the ground.. The game through out was played in-a friendly, sports manlike spirit, and Herron, the umpire, who.clid his work well, not one of his decisions-being questioned tiie PLAY. ...?.--Erom the. bounce Yinnar attacked, but the homo backs saved by dint of hard graft. Some centre play,, and the. Visitors took the ball into their own teriitory, and Fairbairn secured a good.goal. Woolfe staved, off ■■a solid, united attack, jbti t' soon after S ymour Williams snapped a' point out of a. scrimmage. Jlonteith was working hard-against tire wind, and he was being, assisted well by Thompson.;. Holding between - the clic...
Football. MIRDOO BEAT BOOLARRA. 53 Points to 3. [Newspaper Article] — Gippslander and Mirboo Times — 9 July 1914
Football. MIRDOO BEAT BOOLAR.IlA. 53 Points to 3. Mirboo had some trouble in gelt ins; a team to journey to Boolaira cm Sa:u: da)', 1'Ut in the end 17 players were gut together, " "including M. Commerford, Oration and P. Vcrdin, who stripped to fill up. \V"il lamson, Byrne, George Dobrigh, :Ii.,M.iva!l and Burton wt-re not playing - -Boolarra weie witho n the services of several of their Iiest men, •including"'Christian,"and'it was more (if a junior team: that represente'drihe red and blaclcs-.-.-^The-.-Mirbociplay ers- jour-• neyed byjroad,;the club.wisely deciding not to_charte"ra-special. ' : As :he final of the junior^competition , was'_bein,> played; acM^irboo North;but-, few.'bnn rackers: woiildihavewent:byilr.iin.yi;'rhe match-resulted in.an .easy win-for .Mir boo. . The game was/not-takensseriously by the visitors,;and: Canty, for:the- first time this season, had a spell out of .the the ruck for a. quarter or two. " On the ball being bounced, the Mir boo ruck sent the bal...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Gippslander and Mirboo Times — 9 July 1914
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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Gippslander and Mirboo Times — 9 July 1914
PITT'S POISONED WHEAT. For destroying Rats, Mice, Sparrows and Parrots, etc. It Is the only certain and genuine preparation. Refuse all /ffnitations. In 6d. (large 1/-) yellow packets; 2/6 Farmers' Tins. Several farmers were sitting around the fire in the country inn and telling how the potato pests had got into their crops. Said one;— "Them pests ate my whole crop in two weeks." ~ Then another spoke up: "They ate my crop in two days, and then sat around on the trees and waited for me to plant more." Here a commercial traveller for a seed house broke in: "Well, boys," fce said, "that may be so, "but I'll tell you what I saw in our own warehouse. I saw four or five beetles examining the books about a week before planting time to see who had bought seed." FOR CHILDREN TEETHING, there Is nothing equal to KERNOT'S SOOTH ING POWDERS. They are a safe and certain remedy; 1/- pkts.; posted 1/1 stamps. KERNOT, Chemist, GEELONG.
Through German Spectacles. [Newspaper Article] — Gippslander and Mirboo Times — 9 July 1914
Through German Spectacles. At a certain lecture the other day, the lecturer was speaking about the breadth and solidarity of the British Empire. He said that "the sun never sets on the British domini ns." A German in the crowd asked: "Do you know why that is?" Lecturer: I suppose it is because the British dominions are spread over so many parts of the world that as the sun sets in one place it rises in another. German: No; it's because Provi dence couldn't trust an Englishman in the dark.
A Quiet Reminder. [Newspaper Article] — Gippslander and Mirboo Times — 9 July 1914
A Quiet Reminder. "Weel, weei." said a bailie to the assessor, when a youth was brought up before him for some trifling offence, "ye ken we maunna be ower hard on the puir fallow! We were laddies aince oorsels, and I. suppose I was as big a fule as ony o' them when I was young." "And you're not an old man yet, bailie!" remarked the assessor bland ly.
Just Right. [Newspaper Article] — Gippslander and Mirboo Times — 9 July 1914
Just Right. Lagt year a certain Lancashire far mer bought two barrels of beer. One of the barrels turned out to be sour. The farmer said he would send \t t/ack, but his wife, kind woman, sug \ gested it would, do for the men in the hayfield, and it was sent into the field. The next day the farmer went to ' the men, and said to the foreman: "What kind of beer was that I sent _ • you?" "Well," answered the man, "it was ; . ju t right." "What do you mean?" said the far mer. ' " ' . ' "Well, if it had been any worse we couldn't have supped it, and if it had been any better we shouldn't have got it."
BUYING THE ENGAGEMENT RING. [Newspaper Article] — Gippslander and Mirboo Times — 9 July 1914
BUYING THE ENGAGEMENT RING. A most amusing thing is to watch a man buying an engagement ring for his ■ sweetheart. He is modest. He feels as if the shopman will suspect that he is engaged if he does not take care. He believes that the faintest suggestion of what he really wants is tantamount to disclosing the name of the girl and all about their devotion. ""Will you let me look at some rings?" "Certainly, sir." A pile of male rings is laid before him. He pretends to examine them critically, but the expression on his face tells that he is quietly wonder ing how on earth he is going to get > a lady's ring under the pretence of buying one for a man. They are passed over in review. He selects none, rie walks over to another case. "What are these?" "Oh, these are ladies' rings." "But they'll do for gentlemen as well? I rather like that pattern." "Certainly," blandly answers the shopman, who is used to that sort of thing. At length the young fellow tries them on liis-finger. He never p...
A KING AND A COUNTRY MAID. [Newspaper Article] — Gippslander and Mirboo Times — 9 July 1914
A KING AND A COUNTRY MAID. The old King of Wurtemberg, ac companied only by his dog, takes many long walks along the shores of Lake Constance during the summer. Recently he crossed in a little tourist steamer to Rorschach, on the Swiss shore. As a simple traveller he en-, tered a restaurant and ordered a sandwich. "You have a beautiful dog there," , remarked the waitress. "Yes, more beautiful than I am," the King replied. "That is true, said the girl sim [ ply; "and certainly he is far young | er." "You are perfectly right." ! When he had eateu the sandwich, the King departed, leaving a gold piece on the table. The girl ran after him, to say that he had forgotten his change. "Oh, no," the King said, "you are to keep the gold piece as a remem | brance of the King of Wurtemberg, i to whom you have paid the unaccus tomed compliment of sincerity!"