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WAR STRENGTH OF THE POWERS. [Newspaper Article] — Corryong Courier — 6 August 1914
WAIi STRENGTH OK THE POWERS. "Whitaker" gives the following figures for the armies of tho Powers on a war eslablisliiuent (men trained and partly trained):— Britain... ... ... 800,000 France ... Russia ... Germany Italy ... Austria 3,500,000 3,000,000 4,000.000 1,000,000 2,000,000 The same authority gives the relative strength of the navies—not counting small eral't—as follows :— Arrn'd. Cruisers. Battleships. Britain ... 43 ... t>3 France ... 21 ... 25 ltussia ... 6 ... 14 (ierniany ... • 13 ... 45 Ii'ity ... 10 ... 13 ,• Austria ... 3 ... 10
GOLF. [Newspaper Article] — Corryong Courier — 6 August 1914
GOE.F. Oa Wednesday, 29lh ult., a singles match was held on the Corryong links, and despite the inclement weather a (;oud number competed. The following are the principal results :— Nethercote, If), C, 34 ; Boucher, 45, 10, 35 ; Jager, 45, 9, 30 ; Miss 15. (jreenliill, 51, 14, 37 ; Miss Minogue, 58, 18, 40 ; Mrs Campbell, 57, 10, 41; Airs Acocks, 01, 20, 41 ; Jager, jun., 51, 10, 41 ; An derson, 53, 12, 41 ; Forsliaw, 46, 5, 41 ; Hibberd, 57, 12, 45 ; Greenham, 56, 11, •15 ; Parslow, 58, 12, 40. Cohheotion.—The name of the new insolvent announced in last issue is F. W. Murray, not F. W. Mitchell, aa stated. Servia is attempting to cross the Austrian frontier, and sovere fighting is reported. Two German warships have been seen near Thursday Island and also a Japanese warship. It is reported that a Frenoh aviator has destroyed a large German air ship.
REPORTED NORTH SEA ENGAGEMENT. [Newspaper Article] — Corryong Courier — 6 August 1914
REPORTED NORTH SEA ENGAGE MENT. Intense excitement was caused in Melbourne on Tuesday evening by cables from private source published in the Herald. It was stated that nine German vessel* and three British ships had been sunk in an engage ment in the North Sea, and a Gorman boat with 2J millions of specie cap tured. The report is not corrobor ated.
THE MARKETS. MELBOURNE MARKETS. [BY WIRE.] Wednesday, 6 p.m. Messrs Mathieson and Davis. of St. James' Buildings, Williams-street, Melbourne, wire us as follows:— [Newspaper Article] — Corryong Courier — 6 August 1914
TLJE MAliKKTS. MELBOURNE MAKKETS. [Bv Wire.] Wednesday, 6 p.m. Messrs Mathie?on and Duvi.s. of St. James* Buildings, WilliaLUa-fitrecL, Mel Bourne, wiro us as follows:— Fat Cattle.—2,22fi yarded, comprising 850 from N.S.W., -loll from North East, 250 from Gippsland, 50 i'roiu South Gipps land, 150 from North, ItiO from West auci 50 from King Island. The mp.iket for bullocks generally ruled very iirui :u. nslly j late rates. Cows ruled linn to 10/ higher. Prime pens of bullocks, £1-1/5/ to £16/10/ ; extra, to £17 ; odd beasts, to £20/5/ ; ' good, £12/10/ to £13/15/ ; good, light and handy, £10 to £12 ; seconds and inferior, from £7. Prime pens of cows, CIO to £11/10/; estra, to £12/7/; odd beasts, to £13/121 ; good, £8/10/ to £y/10/ ; others, from £5. Fat Calves.—350 penned. Prices very firm. Fat Sheep.—15,950 yarded. The de mand at opening of sale was very slack, owing to decline of about 50 per cent, in skin values. Competition was brisk later, but prices, with the exception of a f...
GENERAL NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — Corryong Courier — 6 August 1914
GENERAL NEWS. Authoritative news is somty owing to tbe strict cable censorship. British naval m-jbtlisatiou is com plete. The Mediterranean fleet ha3 cleared for action, and portion has joined the French fleet. A German army is on the Belgian frj ntier, but is not actually across. The Standard states that tbe British Cabinet is being reconstructed to include leaders of the opposition. The Customs Department has ordered the detention of all German boats at Sydney and Newcastle.
A Serious Purpose. [Newspaper Article] — Corryong Courier — 6 August 1914
A B^rion* Purpose. IDynpa—Do vou supposo Scribblo geia paid for his jokosf Tlcppa—lie cortafnly mtiflt. They »' if thorosolveo tlint "Jicy can't bo * 'or far..—Buflalo Cuirlor. The Cnleairn .Mediums* Institute lias purchased a cinematograph outfit us a cost of £100 for local use. Oflicial estimates of the aulunm anil winter lamhiiigs in New South Wales show that the ewes mated totalled IS,703,000 ; dropping represented 79 per cent., and marking* (i t per rent., ecjna! to 7,1S4,000, slightly fewer than last year. Jn the western division, owing to adverse con ditions'the markings were only 12 per ecnL. Over 3,81)0,000 ewes were reserved for the spring lambing, which is 500,000 more than lust year.
TRANSIT OF VENUS. [Newspaper Article] — Corryong Courier — 6 August 1914
TRANSIT OF TENUS. In Pnrig ono day I strolled Into tho ea iahlishmenr. of a dealer in eurloa. A charming girl sat behind tho counter and entiled inhiii my not unkindly. From that moment. my fate was sealed. I foil madly in lovo with tho fair Julio and whs seldom for away from tbo shop In which she served. But I never told her of my passion How could I, ft poor beggar without, ex pectations, nsk this lovely creature to iv my wife? No, I must, wait until I haf comothing to offer her worthy of accept ance. After some weeks spent in this way, 1 entered tho service of Mr. X., tho great astronomer, os his clerk or sccrotary. This took mo from that part of Paris whero Julio lived, and as my employorwas dieting I eaw hot but seldom. When I did. her eyoH wcru oadder than thoir wont ami 1 returned t»> my post unoheered. Meanwirile my duties engrossed mo. Mr X., though a closo student, was not wholly absorbed In soiontitfo researches. He frequently fancied himself in love, and It becaino my...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Corryong Courier — 6 August 1914
Public Notice. THE No llosident of the District CAN AFFORD'to do without his District Sews, paper. It is tho only moans by whiah tho pcoplo of the district can keep in touch with tho affairs in ivhich tlioy aro personally interested. Tho City dailies and weeklies aro all very well for tlioso who wish' to koop posted upon affairs of State and of tho world. But does not a comparative!y trilling event in our own neighbourhood loom much largor in our eyes than tlio downfall of a nation 011 tho other side of tlio world? The local'newspaper that gives all the news of its own tow.11 and District— all tho doings of its people and the hap penings—is therefore tho Newspaper that liolds first phico in tho regard of all who take a healthy interest in their surroundings. In addition to tlio personal claim the district Nowspaper possesses it gives very real advantages from a business standpoint. Whether in business in tiie town or 011 tho Jan J it is of tlio utmost importanco to have a knowledge ...
POSTAL RATES AND REGULATIONS [Where the term "The Commonwealth" is used in connection with these rates and regulations it includes Papua, Lord Howe Island, and Norfolk Island.] LETTERS. [Newspaper Article] — Corryong Courier — 6 August 1914
Postal rates and regulations [Whoro tho torm "Tho Common wealth" is used ill ounnaction with thoso rates and regulations it includes Papua. Lord ilowe Island, and Noriuik Island.] LKTTEHS. For every J ounce or fraction tlicreoi. j For delivery within Uio Common- j wealth 0 1 ! For delivery in tho British Em pire 0 1 For delivery in the Now Hebrides, ^ Hanks, and Torres Islands .. 0 2 For delivery in other places .... 0 2} LETTER CARDS. For delivery within the Commonwealth : Single, Id. each; reply, Id. each half. Fur delivery in the Uritish Empire (6ee list of places under "Letters' )—Sin ^ gle Id. each. For delivery in New Hebrides, 13atik3, and Torres Islands—Single, lid. each. I1 or delivery in other places— Singlo. each. POST cakds: Single Postcard* impressed with th« Id. stamp, and Rvpiv or double c;ud3, each liaif of which lias the Id. stamy iinpresBcd thereon, may be tra-nsmitted to places within the Commonwoalih, and to those places, enumerated under "Letters," to which lett...
AUGUST. [Newspaper Article] — Corryong Courier — 13 August 1914
AUGUST. 0 Olin. Xotal O'OLin. [TuUl for year to «;ite .. rj\! lin.] A ewe owned Iiy Mr l)i>hor, of Ito?ed:ile, ^live birth In ;i sevcn-let^ed lumlt on Thursday. The suiiuriliums protruded froui nnder the holly, and were .siiylitly longer tha.ii the otdiuury four.
CHURCH OF ENGLAND. [Newspaper Article] — Corryong Courier — 13 August 1914
CHURCH 0'ii1 KNGuAND. Thn monthly mooting of tHe Vestry was held at th«: Jv.i'.-tnry on J/rid-.y, 3I:;t uii. A letter from the Hi-.'hnp of Wungarattn, otter ing Mr iVak-? promotion una the charge of Ok* parUh of Alexandra, w:h carefully con Tin; Witry wliilti congratulating Mr l'eako up.m hi* pr-jfeimcnt, hope.-; thac ho it.t.l di.'pusufi to remain v.ith us fur a further turm. Mr l'ealco said that, in view o; lii1- sovjral movements jjohitf on in the narLdi for the ereetion of ehuvehej at Cud fjewa and Waiwa ana :h. .-;ieidy pro.'.rc-^n at Corryoug, he had a.dn.d thr• Bishop for per mif.-ion to remain at Corryo.jt; for another period. A furthrr communication was re ceived from tin- Hi.mop, that ia view of the extinction 01 the lo:j(j Mr.ndin^ dc-U on toe Church raid iuietory, the Ve.-try endeavour to increase the stipend. The hearty response per the golden oi/ciin^ ieav inj* the Vuritry in a very favorable position, it was unanimously decided to inctuasu the stipend to Mr Peake l»y ...
CUDGEWA. [Newspaper Article] — Corryong Courier — 13 August 1914
CVUUEWA. FROM A CORRESPONDENT. At the Church of England service in the public hall on Sunday last special prayers and references to the present serious outlook of the Empire were delivered by, the Rev. F. H. Peake. The rev. speaker spoke of tho Church's duty to the whole Empire by the prayers of her people, and help in every practicable way. At this juncture. special hymns, including the "Old Huudredlh," were rendered by the large congregation, and at the cljse of the service one verse of the National Anthem was heartily sung.
OUR WAR NEWS. HITCH IN THE SERVICE. NEW ARRANGEMENTS MADE. [Newspaper Article] — Corryong Courier — 13 August 1914
OXiK. WAS! SKWS, HITCn IN THE SERVICE. NEW ARRANGEMENTS! MADE. Owing to the imposition of restrictions by tho partieii holding tho proprietary rights in tho war cables tho service umlcr which wo woro supplying two daily br.Ho tilid of war news last weeic has broken down, On Hominy and Tuesday 110 news of any consequence was obtainable, negotiations between tho Country Press Association and the cablo agents having failed. Yesterday wo undo arrangements for an independent service for the Courier with Ucuters Company, under which wo expect to bo ablo to supply a daily bulletin.
COLAC COLAC. [Newspaper Article] — Corryong Courier — 13 August 1914
001.AC COL4Gi, FROM A CORRESPONDENT. A very pleasant evening took place at Colac Colac School on tba 5th August, in the form of a social aad dance. Cards were played, and songs were sung by Mrs 11. Nankervis, Miss Ton kin, Mr T. Bennetts and Mr Guest. Mr Bennetts, in eulogistic terms, spoke of Mr J. Klippel as a school teacher, referring to his kindness to iha children, thoughttulness, and his ability as a teacher, and said how soiry the parents and children were to lose him. Mr Bennetts then, on behalf of the parents of the children of Colac Colac State school, presented Mr Klippel with a silver teapot. Mr Klippel thanked the parents for the gift, and said that he would always think of the Colac Colac parents for their token of esteem, and expressed a wish that Mr Robinson, their new teacher, would be able to ful fil his place satisfactorily. A dauce was then held, and at 12 o'clock a very delicious supper was partaken of. Dancing contiuued till the early hours of the morning.; Mr ...
STATISTICAL SUMMARY. [Newspaper Article] — Corryong Courier — 13 August 1914
STATISTICAL SiUJIJUKV. Tho following approximate particulars of tho area, population unci production of tho six European Powers and Australia will be fount! interesting for purposos of comparison. Tho areas nro given in thousands ot square miles. In the other columns tho numbers aro millions, and represent tho latest count in stock and tho annual yields of grain in bushels aud of potatoes in tons. e a > S3 £? > £-• £ p S £ c 2 3 5° 3 P p P* EL ? Area. 121 208 207 2lil 8,000 110 2,aoo Pop. . 15 05 30 51 1G7 31 5 Horses .. 2 ■1 3 ■1 31 1 2 Cattle. .. 12 20 14 1(5 5;i G 11 Sheep. .. . so 7 lt> 11 .Si 11 s;t Wheat. .. 04 350 :toi 100 •US '200 71 Oats. .. 162 300 200 710 33 \) Barley. .. , Sii W0 ■!7 M0 •I 17 10 i» Potatoes. 7 34 12 10 31 1 4