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METHODIST. [Newspaper Article] — Tungamah and Lake Rowan Express and St. James Gazette — 7 May 1914
METHODIST. TtiNOAMAii CIRCUIT - Tungamah 7.30, l!cv K. C. Perkins; Waggarandall .'J, ilr Kerville ; Devenish 11, Rev K. C. Perkins; Stewarton 2.30, Hev. li. C. Perkins. KatamatitkCIECCIT-Katamutite 3, Rov Taylor, 7.30, Mr Williams; Dunbu!ba in u« 11, Rev White. 7.30, Rev Taylor; Youarang 11, Rev Taylor; Youamnite o, Mr Lukie?.
KATAMATITE. [Newspaper Article] — Tungamah and Lake Rowan Express and St. James Gazette — 7 May 1914
KA.TAMATITE. (From a Correspondent.) On Sunday afternoon, 26th ult., tho Rov \V. II. Taylor, the newly-appointed Metho dist minister for this circuit, preached in tho Katamatite church. There WAS a largo attendance, and the first sermon was evi dently enjoyed by both young and old. Tho rov, gentleman soon made it clear th.it ho was greatly interested in tho boys and girls, and give them a short address, which appeared to pleaao them well. Tho sermon was on the text, " Wo preach Christ cruci fied." Tho preacher said this .v-ii-ld lu the keynote of hi3 ministry in thijvr^.iust, and as L'aul recognised there , only DUO panacea for all hum .in ills, so iio would exalt Christ as the hope of the world, To show the altered statu of public sentiment in regard to the sign of tho Cross to what it signified in Apostolic diys, the proaeher ex hibited a diagram of the Union Jack, and drew attention to its history and signifi eanoo, as it represented tho threo crosses of St George (England), Sb. ...
The Express. THURSDAY, MAY 7, 1916. Electoral Rolls. [Newspaper Article] — Tungamah and Lake Rowan Express and St. James Gazette — 7 May 1914
tlic Cspsfisjs. THURSDAY, MAY 7, 191G, Electoral R0II3. THE police have added over a hundred thousand to the names which figured on thu Electoral rolls of the State. Few suspected that the army of dis franchised was so hi«, or that when it vanished thoso who had formed it would add so largely to the voting power of the Metropolitan districts. Possibly the latter fact might have been surmised, for a not inconsiderable proportion of Melbourne's population floats from suburb, to suburb, resting nn j where long enough to catch the eye of officials doing I heir work in ordinary routine way. But, be all that as it may, the figures now practically com pleted show that Victoria's great problem, the due division of her in habitants between city and country, is moro acute than ever. According to tho old rolls, the country electors outnumbered tbo Metropolitan by 41,3-12. Those who studied the figures and who realised their significance, found them depressing. Th^y showed that far too large, a...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Tungamah and Lake Rowan Express and St. James Gazette — 7 May 1914
BUSINESS NOTICES AUTUMN AND WINTER GOODS! T. ALLATT to announce having completed opening up AUTUMN is WINTER GOODS. MILLINERY DEPARTMENT MISS DUNKLEY has charge of this department, which is fuiiy stockcd with the very Litest Novelties in Millinery. All New and Right Up-to-date. Pr FIRST SHOW -SATURDAY, MARCH 28;h. 43) DRESS DEPARTMENT We have opened up a large range of Dress Fabrics, including Tweeds, Sergi-p, Costume and Amazon Cloths, Winceys, etc, A very full range of Donegal Tweeds, Astrella Cloth, Cheviot and Coating Serges. Fnll rauge of Trimmings. MISS EDSALL has now resumed duties in the Dressmaking Department. ALSO SHOWING.- A Nice Selection of LADIES' & CHILDREN'S COATS, including Silk Mackintoshes, Hydrotites and BlaDkot Tweeds j also Ladies and Children's Golfers. A Complete Range ef MEN'S CLOTHING, SHIRTS &c., OVERCOATS (Hydrotites and Waterproof). SUITS MADE TO MEASURE.-"Styles und Patterns up to date. Patterns better than ever. BLANKETS, FLANNELS. CALI...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Tungamah and Lake Rowan Express and St. James Gazette — 7 May 1914
BUSINESS NOTICES me ® 9) Ltd. INSURE WITH A TOTALLY AUSTRALIAN coivrp *.Ny Fire, Live Stock, Crops, Stacks, Personal Accident, Employers' Liability, - EtC., Etc. Alls Information will bo Supplied y TTTT T by the Local Agent- vl« IT1 1 A-il-U New Wi&dmillt ALSTON'S 1912 PATENT Tlie MrchftiiiBiti is of the simplest form. omm:«'ii'g of only Three Moving Patts, which mc entirely enclosed in a dust-proi-f case and run in an oil bath. I'ittrd throughout with Steel .Bill Hearing-, which make it Fiic ?tionlrss, Noiseless and Unbearable. "The Simplest, ^'tronpestand Lightest Running Mill ever Manufactured. '.VBITE FOR CATALOG. Over '50,000 " Alston " Mills in v.ee throughout Australia. ALSTON'S lapfiavEDPATET^l'PORTABLE STEEL FRAMED GALVANIZED STQOK TlfHUSH, The BEST TROUGH Ever Invented WILL MOT CRACK, LEAK, RUST, or ROT Packs in Small Space. spjiiM Supplied In AH Lengths. > THE CHEAPEST & MOST DURABLE TK3UGH EVER INVENTED. Send for Pricc List. JAMES ALSTON PATENTEE &...
THE RAINFALL. [Newspaper Article] — Tungamah and Lake Rowan Express and St. James Gazette — 7 May 1914
THE EAINPALL. The following tablo shows the rain fall registered at the Tungamah Post Office during each month from Janu ary, 1911, up to data : 1911 1912 1913 1914 January 246 n 7G 44 79 February 491 4S 35 March 128 18 330 149 April 10 17 15 13 May 337 G 316 1S2 June 174 227 402 July 106 310 30 August 43 196 92 - September 187 183 185 October 27 101 189 November ~ 33 661 8S December 220 14S 5 Totals 20;02 19.91 17.31 241
A Question of Honor. [Newspaper Article] — Tungamah and Lake Rowan Express and St. James Gazette — 7 May 1914
A Question of Honor. . Among other 'anecdotes of Univer sity life, Dean Hole tells of an occa sion when there was some doubt as to the locality of a city mentioned In a Greek text, and the lecturer address ed a youth who had just come up from the famous Shrewsbury school. "Now, Mr. Bentley, you are a pu pil of our great geographer, Dr. But ler, the Atlas of our age, who carries the world not on his shoulders, but in his head, and you can probably en lighten us as to the position of this ancient town." "I believe, sir," was the prompt re ply, "that modern travellers are of opinion that the city ought to be plac ed about ten miles to the south-east of the spot which it now occupies on our map." After receiving respectful thanks for the information, the informer told Dean Hole as they left the lecture room that he had never heard of the .venerable city before, but that for the honor of Shrewsbury and the re putation of Dr. Butler he felt himself bound to say something.
PELLUEBLA. [Newspaper Article] — Tungamah and Lake Rowan Express and St. James Gazette — 7 May 1914
PELLUEBLA. (From Oar Correspondent.) During April 1.39 inches of rain full, m iking 2 S7 iuches for the yeir to date. A further full ia now needed to make the ground better for plough ing. The fanners aro all busy ia th« Gelds, and a largo acreage should be under wheat thi? year, Grass ia springing up, aa the dews keep it moistened. The opening of the Bheltsr Bhed at the local school took place on Friday night, when there was a large attend ance, aa the night wis beautiful. The children contributed songB and recita tions between the dances, and these tended to keep things going with a swing. The Indies had a Crst-claps supper prepared, which was relished by nil. Messrs A. Stanley, D. Bow den and Eva Rhodes supplied the music, and Messrs Saundere, H. Kollek and Wright (Wilby) acted aB M.O.'s during the evening. Tho committee were well pleassd with the result, and hope to hold another social later on in the soaaon.
Dire Distress. [Newspaper Article] — Tungamah and Lake Rowan Express and St. James Gazette — 7 May 1914
Dire Distress. "Excuse me, Jones," said the well dressed friend, "but personal friend ship promps me to speak." "What is it, old chap?" "I fear that, unless you , improve your personal appearance, you may lose youv job." "I hope not." "You need a new hat." "Um." "You need a new suit." "Um." "You need shoes. Man alive, your feet are on the ground." "Quite true," admitted Jones, with a sigh. . "Then take this week's salary and spruce up." "Can't squander any money on my self, old man. My wife is worse off than I am." "Dear me! How is that?" "She needs a new feather in her hat."
Offside. [Newspaper Article] — Tungamah and Lake Rowan Express and St. James Gazette — 7 May 1914
Offside. Dr. C. W. Kimmins, inspector of schools, recently told a good story about the visit of that famous scien tific body, the British Association, to South Africa. During the visit one of the learned professors went to a barber to have a shave, and the latter, as barbers will, chatted about the local news. "What exactly is this British Asso ciation?" lie asked. The professor explained that if was a society of learned scientific men. "Oh," said the barber, In tones of evident disappointment, "I thought it was'a football team!"
Real Sarcasm. [Newspaper Article] — Tungamah and Lake Rowan Express and St. James Gazette — 7 May 1914
Real Sarcasm. Said the friend: "A girl I ltuow told me she didn't like the tango-she found that in it she was more danced against than dancing. "This same girl attempted to tango with a fat man at the ball. The fat man was a great bungler and he knew it. He gasped, as they hobbled about to the strains of sweet music. " 'It's awfully kind of you to dance with me-me, the worst dancer in the room!' "Then be trod on lier foot for the sixth time, and the girl replied: " 'Oh, how can you say so? Why >ou hardly aeem to touch the floor.'" JWo iucreaso our wealth when we lessen our desires.
THE ARAB'S SIGN. [Newspaper Article] — Tungamah and Lake Rowan Express and St. James Gazette — 7 May 1914
THE ARAB'S SIGN. During the Egyptian War of 1SSL' the warship holding the high road to Jerusalem at Kantara, in the Suez Canal, was surrounded by an atmo sphere of hostility. The one and only hotel in the place seemed to be the re fuge of all the denizens of the desert. A careful watch had ever to be kept, the men were under arms at night as well as day, wild shouts and rushing; of feet, strange bugle calls and whist ling were heard at night; the fresh provisions coming from I'ort Said every night were rushed by the prowl ing Bedouins on the banks, the whole or part of them taken. At time-; the desert seemed to he alive with small parties of Arabs 011 the prow!, always at a safe distance, but nevertheless near enough to get 011 the men's nerves. This state of tilings continue'! for a month, when suddenly an event oc curred which changed tiic whole as pect of the situation. One night the proprietor of the ho tel came on board wringing his hands with grief. A11 important operation had...
TUNGAMAH SHIRE COUNCIL MONDAY, MAY 4, 1914 [Newspaper Article] — Tungamah and Lake Rowan Express and St. James Gazette — 7 May 1914
TUNGA.MAH SHIRE COUNCIL MONDAY, MAY 4, 1914 Present-Op. J. Ryan (President), Fell, Whitty, Mulquiney, Ford, Ilodgp. Kelly, Wade6on, Deagan, Oummins and Stokes. CORRESPONDENCE From Public Health Department, stating that the attention of th. Board of Public Health having beei drawn to the risk of contamination to pies, cakes, etc., exposed oo the out Bide of glass cases, or on couDterB in shops, it is desired, in accordanci with a resolution of the board, to draw the attention of councils to Lhi? practice with a view to prosecuting offenders.-Handed over to inspector of pure foods. From Shire of Yarraw'onsa, agree ing to share the cost of 10 chain* gravelling on the road between MPSSIV Stafford and Ohappell'a properties, ir. the parish of Pelluebln.- Received. From Shire of Newham and Wood end, stating that the following resolu tion waB passed at its last meeting, and asking that council be ropre Bented by delegates at the proposed confprence, the dale of which will be communicated in...
"One for the General." [Newspaper Article] — Tungamah and Lake Rowan Express and St. James Gazette — 7 May 1914
"One for the General." A few years ago, at a Colonial sta tion, a very pompous general was mak ing his annual inspection of a famous Irish regiment; now, although he bore a great reputation as a martinet, he had seen 110 active service, and was one of those who judged a soldier's worth by' his conduct sheet. There was serving in the regiment one Patrick O'Doherty, who had been through three arduous campaigns, and who was the proud possessor of Ave war medals, including one for "dis tinguished conduct on the field." Un fortunately for Patrick the piping times of peace had reigned for six years, and, owing to his weakness for strong drink and the allurements of the pretty girls in the garrison town, he was constantly in trouble, and only that morning had been deprived of his last good conduct badge, oil the usual charge of "drunk anu out of bounds." As the general passed down the ranks he was attracted by the magni ficent physique of the gallant but in corrigible Irishman, whose left ...
CORRESPONDENCE. WANGARATTA DISTRICT HOSPITAL. TO THE EDITOR THE EXPRESS. [Newspaper Article] — Tungamah and Lake Rowan Express and St. James Gazette — 7 May 1914
CORRESPONDENCE. WAN GAR ATT A DISTRICT HOSPITAL. TO xrnc editor or THE EXPRESS. Sin,-Will you, through the columns of your p^per, kindly express my committee's thanks to the Tungamah Bnss B*nd and the people of the following towns and districts for the splendid donation of £100, sent U8 through Mr P. C. Phillips, the re sult, of Hospital Sunday demonstra tion?, iu follows : Lake Ilowau £20 0 0 Waagaraudall ... 21 13 9 W'ilby ... ... -'0 2 0 Tungamah ... 46 3 o After expenses wero paid, the band sent, the cheque for £100. On he hilf of the hospital committee, J desire lo tlunk all concerned for this splendid donation to the foods, whioh has come to hand when assistanoe ia very much wanted. -Your3, etc., J AS. H1NCHLEY, Secretary W.D.H. [We understand thai} several small amounts accruing from tho above demon* atratioua hivo vot to como to hand, which will slightly swell fcho abovo total. -ED. T.E. ] At the last monthly meeting of the com mittee of the Royal Agricultural Society o£ \ i...
Making Sure. [Newspaper Article] — Tungamah and Lake Rowan Express and St. James Gazette — 7 May 1914
Making Sure. A boy walked into a grocer's shop and handed to the assistant a paper containing some white powder. "I say," lie asked, "what do you think that is?" The grocer smelled it, then touched it. with his finger, and placed some on his tongue. "Well, I should suy that was soda," lie said. "That's just what mother says," was the reply, "but father swears it's rat poison. Will you try it again to make sure?"
ITEMS OF INTEREST. [Newspaper Article] — Tungamah and Lake Rowan Express and St. James Gazette — 7 May 1914
ITEMS OF INTEREST. «, A terrible mining accident ocsured at Bendigo 011 Sun-lay evening last, which re sulted iu the death of sc/en ineu iu the prime of life. A mushroom, gathered at Mnisliold last week, measured ;> ft fi in in circumference, and weighed 2 lbs S 02?, Woods' Great Peppermint Cure, For Coughs ami Colds, never fails, Is (iJ lie has arrived at last-tho young man with his trousers shaped like tight Bkirta and the si les open at the ankles to show his souk?. London a-.viv one pioneer ot this new " fashion " (says I li 3 "Daily Mail" 011 March 2f3). He entered the eastern eud of tho Strand by omnibus, and alighted at the Law Courts, lie wore a thin black serge suit, a fawn-colored raincoat, a green soft hat, and brown shoe*. His trousers wore tlit at the ankle. The openings were orna mented like a lady's dress with two rows of largo black cloth button's, and the violet 3tockiDg3 ho wore could bo seen from the ankle to the knee. He looked at the road carefully before I10...