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Skating Carnival [Newspaper Article] — Lang Lang Guardian — 12 August 1914
Skating Carnival, On Friday evening a very success ful skating carniral was held in iho Kooweerup ball in aid of the hall funds. There was a good attendance, £6 being taken at the doof. After the camivol an enjoyable dance was held4 The following were declared winners : — Fancy lady, Miss Thomson, "Wattle" ; fancy gent, Mr T. Jenkins "Half woman and half man" 3 poatsr lady, Miss O'Eiordau, &lt;lO.T."; poster gent, J. O'Biordan, "Swallow and Ariell" j fancy girl, May McNaraara, "Fairy"; fancy boy, Frank McNam ara, "Porter."
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Lang Lang Guardian — 12 August 1914
ms POWER OF ADVERTISING. A man never realises the fall benefits of advertising till ho has plao?d the 'matter before the same people 50 or 100 The first ad. is good, but the 100th is worth more that 500 times a3 much aathe first. *. " Some one has said the first time a man looks at an advertisement he doe« not sa«» it. • The second time he does not notice it. - _ ' '' ':i The third time he iB dimly conscious of it. -■ The fourth time he fairly remembers something of the kind before. Tho fifth tiaie he half reads it. The sixth time he turns up his nou* at it. The seventh time he throws the pap*. down impatiently. JThb eighth time he ejaculates: •"J-'ftero is the confoundcd tiling again." The ninlh time he wdnde** if the/a is anything in it. The tenth time he thinks it mip'ni bepossiblo to suit somebody else's caso Tjie eleventh time he thinks ho will ( ask hia neighbour if he has tried it or knows anything about it. • The twelfth time ho wonders if the confounded advertiser can make ...
Rural Notes [Newspaper Article] — Lang Lang Guardian — 19 August 1914
Rural Notes Generally speaking phosphoric acid seems to be the constituent xnost lacking in Australian soils. The beneficial results . of adding superphosphates have been prov ed, chiefly in wheat growing. It has been the means of transforming wide tra-cts that were only sheep country into wheat producing areas. According to Mr Richardson; superin' tendent of Agriculture, the value of tho ^addition of superphosphate can be ex tended in increasing the stock-oarry ing capacity of land, that for various reasons cannot be brought under the -plough. To test tho elfects of &lt;pho$ fphat&lt;?s on grass land, four plots, each of half an acre, were marked out. on natural pasture land at the llutherglen Experimental Farm. One a or© was 'treated with superphosphates at the rate of lewt per acre in 1912, and lewt per acre in 1913. A second plot was left unmanured, a third treated with 2 cwt of Thomas' phosphate in 1913,. and ■a fourth with 2cwt of superphosphate and lOcwt of li...
The War Crisis. "DONT CHANGE HORSES WHEN CROSSING THE STREAM." [Newspaper Article] — Lang Lang Guardian — 19 August 1914
The War Crisis. "dokt change houses ween cross ing the stjrea.m," War has inspired Australians with obelise of solidarity. They are united by dangers that threaten all, by agritn determination to maintain the integ rity o£ the Empire which is essential to the well being of all, Mr Cook and Sir William Irvine, Mr Fisher and Mr Hughes met the State Prem iers, Liberal and Labor alike, at a con ference which ia national as no other gathering of the kind has been. Lab orites have withdrawn opposition to the return of Mr Cook, Liberals have allowed Mr Fisher a free course. Everywhere those, frho but a week or two ago Were enthusiastic political partisans, denouncing each other with a vigor which seemed exhaustle3s, are uniting to further the defence of the Commonwealth. It is not 'surprising, then, that many electors are eager to make an end of party strife. But a little consideration shows that the shrinkiug from the struggle at the polls is exaggerated. What Australia needs to-day is a ...
DR. FITCHETT ON THE WAR. [Newspaper Article] — Lang Lang Guardian — 19 August 1914
DR. FITCHETT ON THE WAR. No one knows the battlegrounds of Europe better than Dr. Fitchett, the author of "How England Saved Europe," etc., and his summary in "Life" for September of the events of the present calamitous outbreak among the nations is deeply interest-* ing and instructive. Taking the Austrian attack upon Servia aa the starting point, he em phasises the folly of the aged Austrian Emperor in forcing Austria's quarrel with Servia and kindling among the great nations so gigantic a conflagra tion. "But behind the personal causes of the war staud the two dim vast shapes of a Pan-Slav League and a Pan-German League," writes Dr Fitchett. "This is the real cause of the conflict", the inexpiable feud between Slav and Teuton." Maps and diagrams add to the interest of this summary, and a powerful cartoon by Nuttall lends force to it. "Life" is devoting a portion of its space to a diary of the war, and announces this as the first of a series of war issues.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Lang Lang Guardian — 19 August 1914
'Cheap money,' said the business man, 'Cheap food,' the laborer said, 'Cheap beer,' sung out old Dusty Dan, What matterp, beef or bread ? 'That's very well,' observed the sage, But you'll agree, I'm sure, Cheap health is gained from youth to age, With Woods' Great Peppermint Cure "LAXETTES" Aperient Chocolate Squares. Pleasant -cafe-and Effective, for children or adults. All chemists and storekeepers, 1/- and 2/6, or Bowen & Co., Swanston-st., Melbourne. Send fox free sample.
THE WAR. [Newspaper Article] — Lang Lang Guardian — 19 August 1914
^ aw——a——KT—y THE WAR By Bill Eye. i suppose I will be nllowed to talk j ab"\it nothing but the war at the pres ent time, I do so with a feeling of satisfaction, inasmuch as the naval authorities consider the Australian navy may be freed to chase German cruisers on the high seas and our eol dicis may be spared to operate on the 'CoTitiiH'iit, This is an indication that' Australia may rest in safety, with a feeling that her principal patri otic duty is to keep the wheels of indus try revolving and the volume of her trade flowing. At the present time op. inion is much divided as to the ques tion upon whom to fix the guilt of ihis awful war, I have no hesitation in saying that Austria is guilty in the first degree, Germany in the second degree, llussia in the third degree, while Belgium is defending her neut« rainy, France her national existence, 'and Britain ia forced into the war as U hateful necessity m defence of a wea-kor state and in support of her treaty obligations. At the back...
PRODUCE REPORT [Newspaper Article] — Lang Lang Guardian — 19 August 1914
y PRODUCE REPORT The Gippsland & Northern Cooperative Selling Co. Ltd. report Aug. 13.— Butter—The increased production has caused a reduction in values ; although the market remained unaltered on Tues day, it caine back Id to-day. Choicest selling at 12£d to 1/1, ckoico 12,jd, good to prime llkl to 1/, occasionally higher. Pastry 9^d to lOd. Supai'ators lid to lUd Cheese—This market remains unalter ed, new loaf seliing at 7:J-d to 7sd, medi um size yd less, semi-matured 8d to 8kl, matured 9;}d to lOd, according to quality. Eggs—The market this week was very sick indeed, and values receded on Tuesday, sales being effected at 9.Vd to lOd per dozen, but to-day nothing real isod over 9.^d, excepting duck eggs, which sold at lOd Bacon—Supplies are short and market firm. Light sides selling lOd to 10gd, medium weights 9\d, heavies 83d, mid dles lid, jackets 9M. Haras lOd to Is Lard—Jiulk 7d, packets 7id
Agricultural Society. GOOD PROGRESS FOR THE YEAR. [Newspaper Article] — Lang Lang Guardian — 19 August 1914
Agricultural Society* GOOD PROGRESS FOR THE YEAR. The following report in connection with the Lang Lang P.A. and H, Society, for its annual meeting on the 26th inst., has been circulated; and shows that the society has made substantial progress during the year : We, your officers and committee, have much pleasure in submitting to you this Report and Balance Sheet for the past year. The Show was held cn the 12th of February, and the weather was all that could be des ired. The takings at the gate am ounted to j£"40 12s, but were not up to expectations. The entries-, 900, (slightly below those of last year) Were evenly distributed, and the ent ry fees were ^54 i8s 9d, as compar ed with £52 15s 3d the previous year-, The sale of booths realised £22 3s 6d, and the catering was up to the highest standard. The Government subsidy for 1913 was not to hand for last year's balance sheet, and the subsidy for 1914 came to hand ear lier than before, consequently the two subsidies appear in this b...
Market Reports and Sales. PANDENONG MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Lang Lang Guardian — 19 August 1914
Market Reports and Sales. rAN DENONGr MAKKET* Alex. Scott and Co. report as follows oil yesterday's market;—• Milkers. H. Gr. Gamblo 3 to £10 2s 6d j E. Higgins 3 to £7 17s 6d ' W, Hussey I at £7 2s (5d W. Purdy 1 at £9 Tharlft Bros. 1 at £8 5s Geo. Keys 2 to £8 D. Mc Lei lan 2 at £7 2s 6d F. Eir .-iodel 4 to £8 10s G, .Br.ni'U 1 at £0 Springers. A ?.IoGnihrie 7 to £8 5s E. Trrrii 1 at £5 12s Gd P. McLeiian 1 at £6 5s W. Stephens 4 to £5 J. Mc.lil.iver 3 to £5 17s 6d
The European War. [Newspaper Article] — Lang Lang Guardian — 19 August 1914
The European War. Writing in the Review of "-Reviews on the European war, Mr Stead asks, "Aie the cables likely to be reliable ?" and lie answers, "No. It is safe to say that no thing should be believed implicitly. Some people still regard anything that ap pears in a newspaper as gospel. They will hardly do so after the war is over. Cables from , interested sources rellect the sender's wishes rather than the facts. Cables at the outbreak of hos tilities are always inaccurate, When General Yule retreated from Dundee, we were reading accounts of a glorious initial victory, in which thousands of Boers had been slaiu. When the Russians were hurled from Yalu by the Japs, we heard of ;i brilliant victory, and the number of Japanese dead was even given. Whilst the Bulgarians were storming irresistibly through .Killisse wo read of the success ful efforts of the Turks in repulsing tho invaders. Early cables gave us definite news of the capture of Belgrade and the crushing defeat of the Servi...
LAW RELATING TO NEWSPAPERS, [Newspaper Article] — Lang Lang Guardian — 19 August 1914
LAW RELATING TO NEWSPAPERS, 1. Subscribers who do not give expJesi notice to the contrary are considered as wishing to continue their subscription, 2t If subscribers order the discontinuance of their periodicals, the publisher may con tinue to send them until arrears are paid, 3. If subscribers refuse or neglect to take periodicals from the office to which they are directed, they are held responsible until they have settled their bills, and ordered the periodicals to be discontinued, '4. If subscribers move to other places without informing publishers, and the papers are sent to their former direction, the subscribers are responsible. 5. The courts havo decided that 'refue. ing to take periodicals from the office or removing or leaving them uncalled for is prima facie evidence of intentional rmaJ.' 6: If subscribers pay in advance for peri* odicals they are bound to give notice to the publisher, at the end of the time, that they do not wish to continue tukinq it, otherwise the publi...
Agricultural Societies in Conference. [Newspaper Article] — Lang Lang Guardian — 19 August 1914
Agricultural Societies in Conference. A conference of delegates from the South Gippaland agricultural societies was held in the Mechanics' lidge room, Korutnburra, 011 Wed day, 5th inat. Tie several societies were represented as follow :—Korum burra, Messrs A, J. Ritchie (in the chair) and W. S. Langham \ Leon gatha, Messrs J. Allison and J. Eccles ; Great Southern (Foster), Mr Allan ; South Qippsland (Tarram), Messrs McGilliard and B. Hobeon ; Lang Lang, Messrs W. C. Greaves and R. LoKoux ; PowloU Eiver District (Dalyston), Mr Mesley. Mr MeBley (Powlett Eiver), referr ed to the charge of 6d a head by the auctioneers to the vendors on oil pigs sold in Melbourne market yards for payment of compensation to purchasers of pigs that were condemned. Ha pointed out that farmers wero not compensated for pigs lost in transit and comlemaed before sale. He moved that the Chamber of Agriculture be requested to ask the associated auctioneers to consider this matter of making this charge cover in...
Football. LANG LANG v. TOORADIN. [Newspaper Article] — Lang Lang Guardian — 19 August 1914
Football. » LANG LANG v. TOOEADIN. Tooradin had a iairly strong team to meet tlie LaDg Lang 'bailers on the oc casion of the lalters' visit to the seasid ers' ground. The visitors, however, were very weak, and had to play reciuits, and their defeat tinder such disadvantage was not unexpected. However, they put up a good fight, scoring tho first two goals, but the home lads played well to gether, eventually winning by 7—11 to '1—6. Misfortune befel Lang Lang in the third quarter, whin Tibballs, while playing his usual effective game, sprained his ancle badly. In tho last quarter the maroons made a praiseworthy effort to turn the tide of affairs, but the navy blues were too good and kept safely ahead. For Tooradin, White, James, McLean, Henderson and a couplo of strangers were best, and Coghlan, Stan lake, House, Tibballs, Scharf and C. Keighery put up very usoful games for Lang Lang, and a a junior, Daly Eidgway, was also con spicuous for smart play.
For "Our Soldiers.' CLOTHING AND COMFORTS. AT YANNATHAN. [Newspaper Article] — Lang Lang Guardian — 19 August 1914
For "Our Soldiers." CLOTHING AND COMFOKTS. AT YANNATHAN, A very successful sewing meeting was held in the Yannathan Hall on Saturday last, 63 yards of flannel and several dozen slceins of wool being given out to ladies anxious to help in making comforts for the soldiers. A second. meeting was ar ranged for the following Wednesday. The Secretary, Mrs Bickerdike, requests that all ladies working for the same pur pose, but not attending the meetings, should kindly forward all finished articles to Mrs W. Currie, Yannathan, as soon as possible.
No title [Newspaper Article] — Lang Lang Guardian — 19 August 1914
Afc a meeting of the Lang Lang Mecli anics' Institute on Thursday evening, further stc-ps were taken towards (he erection of a billiard room (20ft x 21ft) at the rear of the hall, and with a virvw of curtailing the space for vehicles in the hall yard as litt-e as possible it was decided to remove the acetylene genera tor house to the west side and erect (he billiard room in a line with the hall with a passage way between the build ing and the back fence. A sub-com mit tco was appointed to arrange with the contractor (Mr H. E. Gardiner) respect ing the contract, Mr Cole being appoiuted clerk of works. The treasurer reported the credit balance to be £56. Messrs W. Glover and T. E. Tew were appointed to vacancies on the committee. A new se lection of books is now on the library shelves. Woods' Great Peppermint Cure For coughs and colds never fails, 1/6 Messrs kelson, Eoote and Co, report having sold this week at Drouin on ac count of Mr Albert Pierregrosse, Ins property at Poowong East...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Lang Lang Guardian — 19 August 1914
Engine Supremacy TUTA NUFA CT URERS of engines that have been before jL *A • the public for twenty, thirty, or even fifty years, advertise with pride that they have 20,000 engines in use—40,000 or 50,000 is considered some thing wonderful The "I. H.C." Gasolene Engine has been on the market less than seven years. Their sales for the past six months have averaged about 1000 per week. More than 175,000 of them are in actual use— and, better yet, giving the highest satisfaction. Everyone of them is an advertisement and one that makes sales of more " I.H.C.'s." What is true of tfiese engines throughout the civil ized world is true right here in Australia. Far more of these Engines are being sold in the Commonwealth than of any other make. They are being so generally called for because of the satisfaction they give in actual use, not on account of anything we say of them. The "I.H.C." is the engine supreme—the world's leading engine— THE ENGINE YOU WILL EVENTUALLY BUY International Harve...
GRAIN. Tuesday, August 18. [Newspaper Article] — Lang Lang Guardian — 19 August 1914
G B A I N. Tuesday, August 18. Wheat—This is much firmer, and f.a.q. is quoted at 4/5 Oats—These continue to advance, and raiiling are now worth 2/11J-, feed 2/10£ to 2/11 .Barley—There is now a better enquiry for the cheaper lines, as stocks are be coming exhausted. English is selling from 2/8 to 3/4, and Cape from 2/4 to 2/G Maize—Prime dry flat red is selling steadily at 3/11, but the demand is much quiter than last week Clialf—Although larger supplies are coming to hand, the market continues firm. Prime wheaten is selling at £4 10/, prime oaten £4 7/6, with medium down to £3 151 Potatoes—There is a good enquiry for anything of prime quality. Snowllakes are bringing up to £5 10/, and Brown ells and Excelsiors to £5, Carmens are very scarce and are quoted nominally at £6 to £6 5/ Onions-.-Prices continue to advance, and prime are today worth £7 10/