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Association Football. FOSTER V. FISH CREEK. [Newspaper Article] — Toora and Welshpool Ensign and South Gippsland Observer — 3 July 1914
Association Football. • FOSTER Y. PISH CREEK. With the ground in good condi tion and b&lt;jing favoured with perfect weather, th« mutch between the above teamt at Foster on Saturday last was the moans of enticing many football enthusiasts to tUe 6«ene of (he contest. The match was umr pired by Dessent, but his decision* were not as consistent as mi^ht reasonably be expected from one who is xuppo8od to be so well acquainted with the game. Both teaujg were strongly, represented and the game waa fought out from start to finish wiih every determination for success. Under the control of captains G, Siiderluiid aud P. Buckley, p'ay progressed satisfactorily, there being, but few instances of foul play or self-defence episodes Some of the players appeared to be uileasy with regard to decisions given by the goal nmpiree and seTeral changes were effected. The boundary uupireB also were the means of abstracting complaints from the competitors— one i.ffioial being rather considerate to...
DISTRICT NEWS. Welshpool. [Newspaper Article] — Toora and Welshpool Ensign and South Gippsland Observer — 3 July 1914
DISTRICT NEWS. (From our Own Correspondents). Welahpool. We're a gay people and are having so much gaiety that.we have hardly ■ time to take life seriously, bub it will . end when the cows come in and the | Liberals get back to office. Things are booming in golf and the number of members in our nowly formed club amount ito about 30. We have some good players, aa also some inferior—jusfc beginners, with a variety of strokes. Some members are culti vating the golf straddle, others the golf stare, and the balance—the most general and easily accrued—" the golf language." Thoy: all point to success and a warm time is expected for the first club tfeat invites us to play. Recently the school committee held a eucltre party and dance. to raise funds for school equipment,; which proved most enjoyable. Miss Daisy Paiagreen winning the ladies' prize and Mr Tom Biggs the gent's. A profit of about £5 10/resulted. Rumors of skating carnivals, fancy dress balls, and- children's entertain-1 ments ar...
Australian Progressive Liberal Association. [Newspaper Article] — Toora and Welshpool Ensign and South Gippsland Observer — 3 July 1914
Australian Progressive Liberal Association. A meeting of those interested in the formation of a branch of the above league at Foster took place in the lodge room, mechanics' hall, Foster, on Saturday night last, the following attending:— Messrs E.- A.. Conder (chair), M. Lehan, jr., T. Smyth, C. Edwards, — Robertson, A. Cleuient son, M. Foley, J. Foley, W. Walstrom, P. Deveney, "W. Murphy and M. English. Mr Conder said he had convened the meeting for the purpose of con Bidevhig matters in connection with the formation of a branch of the aboye league, and to enlighten those presenty he explained the policy of the association which, he thought, would appeal to all progressive liberals. The four main planks they had before them were ::— Preferential Voting, Elective Ministries, Initiative Re ferendum, Effective Protection. The speaker read an article dealing ■with the benefits of the above four planks, when, at the conclusion of which, several questions were asked by those present. Mr ...
BILLIARDS. [Newspaper Article] — Toora and Welshpool Ensign and South Gippsland Observer — 3 July 1914
BILLIARDS. Touring billiard teams appeal* to be creating keen interest with billiardists in Soutli Gippsland of late. On Wed nesday last a strong team from Stony Creek paid a visit to Foster and tried conclusions with a local team. The competition took place at the Exchange hotel billiard room which is under the control of Mr. Geo. Channon, who gratuitously gave tho table free of charge. Tho various games, in most cases, were evenly contested and the results left the visitors to return home with 67 points to their credit. At the conclusion of the games the players adjourned to the large dining room where the health of the visiting team was proposed by Mr. Dillon and toasted by the local competitors. Mr Helms, on beha[f of tho Stony Creek team suitably responded. Following are the scores :— Foster. Dillon ... 120 Tobias ... 150 Soderlund 100 English 150 Wood ... SG Chalmer 150 756 Stoxy Gkeek. Moore Tourrier Quick Fry _ M erkins Boag 823 ... 150 ■ 102 ... 150 ... 124 ... 150 ... H7 T...
Farewell Social. [Newspaper Article] — Toora and Welshpool Ensign and South Gippsland Observer — 3 July 1914
Farewell Social. The Port Franklin hall was packed on Friday evening last when a farewell social was arranged to do honor to Mr and Mrs Colemao, who have received notice from the railway department of their transference to another district. During the past three years they have resided at Benni-on, which station has been under the management of Mrs Coleman, whose couiteous and obliging disposition gained for her the reject and admiration of all with whom she came in contact, and her loss in .this capacity is much regretted by the resi dents of Port Fianklin, Bennison and surrounding district. Mr W. We>t soted as chairman, and the first part of the evening's enjoyment was gone through, as follows Overture, Mit.s Cripps; song, Last Milestone, Miss L. Fountain; song, Mr Cunningham; recitation, Trooper Campbell, Mrs A. Mai tin ; comic song, Trouble (encored) Mr W. Martin ; organ solo, Miss Arnold; song, Silver threads among the gold, Mr Patterson ; fcong, Only Tired, Miss I. Patterso...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Toora and Welshpool Ensign and South Gippsland Observer — 3 July 1914
MAIN STREET, FOSTER. Land Salesman Stock, Estate, and General Commission Agent. Sworn Valuator. ]. and Selling a Speciality. D-strict Agent Tor the Famous Mnssey Hairis Farm Implements. GENT FOR—Royal Fire Insnr anco Coy., National Mutual Life Assurance Coy., Mount Lyall Manures, Federal Milking Machine?, Melotte Separators. W. W. has a large metropolitan nection and is in touch with clients ov«r the Slate. J?. DEVENEY GENERAL BLACKSMITH & WHEELWRIGHT. Junction of Main and Bridge Streets. Horses Carefully aud Scientifically Shod General Blacksmitliing of all descrip. tions. Paling Knives and all kinds of Agricultural Implements made on the premises. The Wood working Department has been cousiderably enlarged, and it is un do? tho management of a first-class tradesman. Waggons, Drays, Spring Carts, and all kinds of wheelwrighting work carried out promptly. All orders executed in a thoroughly workmanlike manner and guaranteed to give satisfaction. UNDERTAKING In all, branches. ...
Church Services. SUNDAY, JULY 5. [Newspaper Article] — Toora and Welshpool Ensign and South Gippsland Observer — 3 July 1914
Church Services. 'Sunday. July 5. Churoh or Ekoland.—Bn61«rong 11, Wooram West 2.s0, Foster J, Hodgkin ion hi Agnes 2.30, Toora 7 Mbthodist Church.—Fostor 11 and I, Foster North 2.30, Woorarra 11, Hod die Range 2 30, Toora 7, Silco;k's ii, Tin Miuea 2.30, Bowen 7.30.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Toora and Welshpool Ensign and South Gippsland Observer — 10 July 1914
rpHB GREAT COVENANT By Paatpr RUSSELL. Test: "I have sworn, saith Jchova!l, v . : That I will greatly bless tliee, and 1 will exceedingly multiply tliy seed aa the stars of lieav.en and as the sand which is upon the seashore. . . And in becom ing thy seed Bliall all the nations oi the earth bless themselves." Sis thonsand years fgo, in Eden, our Maker, in justly sen tencing His disobedi (ent children to death, intimated that ulti mately the Seed of the woman would [bruise the Serpent's head. This hidden promise was the first intimation of the (Divine mercy which our gracious Creator purposed in Himself from before the foun dation of the world. Long cen turies after, God spoke to Abra ham, after foist testing his faith and loyalty. To him God mentioned the fame great Deliverer who would bruise the Serpent's head, and gave assurance that this one would, in some way, be identified with Abraham's posterity, so thai lie might properly be called the Seed of Abraham. God'B promise to Abrah...
THE GOLFING WOMAN. [Newspaper Article] — Toora and Welshpool Ensign and South Gippsland Observer — 10 July 1914
THE GOLFING WOMAN. I "Harry simply hates staying thore. Ho says hti'd rather spend a woek-ond in a golf pavilion any day." "Does her husband like it?'"5* "Well, of course, it's a little difficult to judge; one can only guess! Harry says it would drive him mad!" The two friends were discussing an athletic girl of their acquaintance, who ' had lately married. "But, you know," continued one of the two, "men are such contrary crear tures. They go raving mad over 'sport ing' girls, the 'real good pal' sort, and then when they'ro married and settled down they start grumbling because there's no peaceful quiet~at home, and the hand that rocks the cradle wields a Her friend smiled. "Yes; but hus bands aren't so terribly unreasonable, golf club instead of darning the socks!" after all. Really, you know, beforo ind after marriage does make a differ ence! Week-ends golfing were splendid in the 'engaged' days, before there was my home of one's own. But when a man's had a strenuous week of worry ...
SLEEP FOR THE CHILD. [Newspaper Article] — Toora and Welshpool Ensign and South Gippsland Observer — 10 July 1914
SLEEP FOR THE CHILD. A liealtbv child for tlio first two j nontlis or so spends most of its timo isleep. After that a baby should have j it least two hours sleep in the forenoon, and one hour in the afternoon, and it is quite possible to teach almost any in fant to adopt this as a regular habit. Even to the age of four or live years a child should have one hour of sleep, or at least rest in bed, before its din ner, and it should be put to bed at six nr seven in the evening, and left undis turbed for twelve or fourteen hours. Up to the fifteenth year most young people require ten hours, and till the twentieth year, nine hours. After that age every one finds out how much ho or sho re quires, though as a general rule six or eight hours are necessary. Eight hours' sleep will prevent moro nervous de rangement in women than any medi eiue can cure. During growth there must be ample sleep if the brain is to develop to its full extent, and the more nervous, excitable, or precocious a child i...
WOMEN DENTISTS AT £2000 A YEAR. [Newspaper Article] — Toora and Welshpool Ensign and South Gippsland Observer — 10 July 1914
WOMEN DENTISTS AT £2000 A YEAR. England has at least on* profeiaiun for -women that is not ovcrcrowdod, Mid that is dentistry. Women, bo :eady to enter medicine, are, strangely enough, littlo represented hero, said Miss L. M. Brooks, Secretary and War len of the London School of Medicine for Women. "We have only fivo girl Btudonts for ,he dentistry course at present. Last fear the number was three, and the previous year two. Prior to that there was a gap of some yeara without any itudents at all. "Looking at the thing from a busi ess point of view, it is a splendid .nvestment for parents of girls. The lourse extonds over four years, and the joint fees amount in all to £180. The itudies are pursued at this school and at the National Dental Hospital in 3reat Portland street. "At the ond of four years, when thoy Dccoino registered dental practitioners, ;heir incomes should easily oqual those if the average malo dentist, which .•anges from £000 to £2,000 a year. "The existence of school...
The Federal Fight. [Newspaper Article] — Toora and Welshpool Ensign and South Gippsland Observer — 10 July 1914
The Federal Fight. OF the many illiterative phrases which tickle the ears of the un thinking, few have been more greviously overworked than Mr Deakin's " necklace of negatives." The words were spoken at what, to use another expression much mouthed at the time, was the " psychological moment." Labor had succeeded, or was succeeding, in forcing a bide bound party system on a reluctant community. The Democrats of that day found that they must join Labor in the move towards ill considered nationalization, or must halt till less advanced Liberals overtook them. The outcome was Labor's sensational victory of 1910. Gradually, the Liberal Party massed, with the result that in 1913 it turned crushing defeat into semi-victory. But face to face with a factious Opposition, and with' a majority of but one, Ministers had to act much as th'ough the Liberal Party were a necklace of negatives.. Naturally Labor makes the most of all that, and it is necessary that every Liberal in -the fighting ranks ...
TOORA R[?]ELE CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Toora and Welshpool Ensign and South Gippsland Observer — 10 July 1914
TOORA RSELE CL13. Following are the scores ill the match Toora v. Fish Creek, won by the latter at Toora on Saturday:— Fish Creek—Slieedy 39, Smith 38, Jones 37, .1. Sheedy 35, Bath 31, Ron nie 32, Clark 31. Total—278. 11. Smith "27, Dixon-30, aucl Mathers 25 counted out. Toora—C. Banks 3S, Fountain 37, G Warner 30, Gasson 31, It. Hanks 33, Fox 31, Downing 31, MoPherson 30. Total—270. Michie 28, Silcock 27, W. Silcock 2G counted out. Toora will shoot a match with Faster to-morrow, 12 men aside, 8 to count, 500 yards, and will bo [licked from—NicoJ, Downing, Banks (2), G Warue'r, Michie, Me Kherson, G. Sil. cock, W. Silcock, Gasson, ltispin, Fox, Calla^han, Fountain, Beasley.
SOUTH GIPPSLAND RACING ASSOCIATION FIXTURES. [Newspaper Article] — Toora and Welshpool Ensign and South Gippsland Observer — 10 July 1914
SOUTH GIPPSLAN1) RACING ASSOCIATION FIXTURES. The following dates were al lotted for the coming season :— Meeniyan, Monday, December 28th. Stony. Creek, Wednesday, January 20 th. Korumburra, Wednesday, January 27 th. Foster, Wednesday, February 10th. Leongatha, Friday, February 12th. • Korumburra, Wednesday, March 24th. Association, Friday, March 26th. Maps showing the names and boundaries of Federal electorates may be had at Is each from the Government Printer. The first public question engag ing the attention of. Mr Living ston, Minister of Education, is the extension of bush nursing. We are spending per head of population 6s more than Germany and 17s 8d more than Austria,and 20a 6d more than Japan. There are only two countries in the world (Britain and France) spending more per head on de fence than Australia is. Mr Justice Street is taking evidence in Adelaide anent the Beef Trust. A boys' anti-cigarette league is formed in Melbourne, under influ ential auspices. Commissioner Sa...
Wonyip. [Newspaper Article] — Toora and Welshpool Ensign and South Gippsland Observer — 10 July 1914
"Wonyip. [>11011 OUIt COltKESI'ONDEN'T."] Arbor Diy was celdbrutjd hero on July 3rd. 'L'ha day was very misty and miserable', and there were not many present, but the children had a giiod time. Lunch was provided, aud before the afternoon's enj 'yment started we were very sorry to have to 8iy good-bye to out very popular tea cher, Mr Jack. Mr Fraser, president, and Mr Singleton, correspindent, of die school committee, spoko of the high esteem in which Mr Jack was hold since he came into our midst 2i years ago. Mr Jack suitably responded and the children gave thiee he.irty 'cheers for their departing teacher. After singing "He'd a jolly good fel low." they filed out of school and bade ■-Sir Jack good-bye. We welcomed to our midst our new teacher, Mr Brain. The company then proceeded to the runuing track, when £1 was distri buted among the children for races. Aft;:r singing and recitations by the children tea was served iu the hall, and the gathering then dispersed.
District News. TARWIN LOWER. [Newspaper Article] — Toora and Welshpool Ensign and South Gippsland Observer — 10 July 1914
District Mews. TARWIN LOWER. The local school celebrated Arbor Day with a picnic aaranged by the school committee and head teacher, assisted by the parents. There was a good attendance of both children and adults, but the threatening weather kept seve ral visitors away. The children were treated to sports and prizes, every district child under 15 re ceiving a present. The seniors finished the day with a social evening in the school. Much credit is due to the correspondent, Mr John Cashin, and the hijad teacher, Mr Fisher, for the suc cess of the gathering. The sport winners were:—Boys' race, 9 to 15, J. Vale 1, R. Duns-tan 2 ; girls' race, 9 to 15, G. Bunn 1, M,Nolan 2. Boys 5 to 9. Teddy Armstrong 1, Archie Aitken 2. Girls 5 to 9, Bea. Yale 1, Mollie Aitken 2. Boys' Siamese race, L. Ruther ford and W. Dunlup. GirLs' Siamese race, E. Nilan and G. Bunn. Monkey-bear , race, R. Dunstan 1,C.Johnstone 2. Young ladies' race, Win. Vale 1, A. Wil liams 2, K. Nolan 3. Boys' 'Roo race, R. Dun...
Proposed Jersey Breeders' Association. [Newspaper Article] — Toora and Welshpool Ensign and South Gippsland Observer — 10 July 1914
Proposed Jersey Breeders' Association. The adjourned meeting of the above for the purpose of electing office-bearers was held last Thurs day afternoon in the Leongatha Mechanics' Institute, when there were present—Messrs W. H. Michael (in the chair), F. F. Hulls, F. Michael, A. Mesley, S. Gostelow, S. C. Wilson, JRowe (2), H. Chalmers, D. M. Chalmers, A. Jackson, Jas. Black, and Mr Archer, of the Agricultural De partment. After reading of minutes of the previous meeting, the proposed rules were discussed seriatim, a copy of which appeared in the STAR on June 23rd. The first rule was that no cow be registered in the Standard Herd Book unless the pedigree could be traced six generations back. Mr F. Michael said that the Australian Herd Book was the recognised one in Australia, and cows with pedigrees traced four years back would be taken. Moved by Mr Mesley, seconded by Rowe—That the rule as read be adopted. Both mover and seconder contended that too high a standard could not be laid ...