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ELECTRIC ENERGY FROM CANADA. [Newspaper Article] — Powlett Express and Victorian State Coalfields Advertiser — 11 June 1915
ELECTRIG ENERGY FROM CANADA. Of the electricity geueratod in taio hydraulic power plants of Canada, more tlinn half is exported to the Uni ted States. According to a report issued by the Canadian Government, 1,5-13,-164,007 kilowatt houfs were pro duced ill 1913 by Canadian companies, ?wilh transmission lines spreading over the border. Of this total 772,507,04!; Uiloivait hours were transmitted over ;'export" lines, while 770,867,018 kilo watt hours of electric;;! energy was re tained for use in Canada. Of. course this does not represent all the hydro electric energy generated in tlio Do minion. There are stations at Mont real, Toronto, Quebec and Winnipeg tliat manufacture electrical energy for domestic consumption only.
Inverloch, [Newspaper Article] — Powlett Express and Victorian State Coalfields Advertiser — 11 June 1915
Inverloch, A highly successful golf tourna ment was held here on Monday, King's Birthday, and a large number of Wonthaggi and Leon gatha visitors were present. The links are speedily becoming very popular, and thanks to the splen did work of Mr B II Edwards, secretary, they are looking very line. The arrangements made for the gratifying success of the tour nament reflect every credit upon Mr Edwards, ay ho is to be con gratulated on his achievements The gent's singles was wpn by Mr Edney Leongatha and mixed foursomes were annexed by Miss Campbell (Leongatha) and Mr Mosley (Wonthaggi).
AT THE FIRST ATTEMPT. [Newspaper Article] — Powlett Express and Victorian State Coalfields Advertiser — 11 June 1915
THE FIRST ATTEMPT. '"ITiat's tiio one I like," insisted &lt; : little Mrs Newly, as she eyed approv- 1 | ingly a striking khaki blouse. i i &lt;;Very becoming, madam," agreed the assistant. "Won't yon try it on Jigain?" , Vainly Mrs N. endeavored to con vince herself that the blouse was not | too big for her. She braccd her sliuiil ! fjers back to fill the roomy garment, but unsuccessfully. i "Just a minute, madam," suggested | the iissitant. as she hurried along to j the. shop-walkor. .with the blouse vndcr iher arm. j "What shall I tell her."' she inquired lipddingin'the direction of the customer 1 -"that it shrinks or that it doesn't (shrink?" "Js it tro large or too srm'li?" "Two sizes too big." "Oh well, guarantee it to shrink at the first washing."
A PAYING SECRET [Newspaper Article] — Powlett Express and Victorian State Coalfields Advertiser — 11 June 1915
A PAYING SECRET "No, she ain't in," announced | young Jim, as, with a suppressed grin, he peered round tho'frontsdoor at his . wsttr's admirer. v llonicc Harris bit his lip. '"Been gone long?" ho inquired '111 a > curiously strained voice. . | "So long!" said the youngster pro- j "vokingly, measuring an inch with his j 1iu,",er. . . ' | "Look here, .Jimmy," blurti-J out tho . young man, "this is the third time I've i cii lied and found hep out. I wonder j if your sister realises, he added bitterly ; '.that I've treated her to four theatres, three dinners, and live taxi rides this : month V" "You bet your bottom dollar she .re.'ilises it right enongh!" grinned the kid," as he made to shut the door. "That's why she's keeping her engage ment to Alf Niblet so quiet."
Wanderirig Stock Nuisance. RANGER TO BE APPOINTED [Newspaper Article] — Powlett Express and Victorian State Coalfields Advertiser — 11 June 1915
Wanderirig Stock Nuisan RANGER TO BE APPOINTED The wandering stock nuisance was was the subject of a long discussion at the Council meeting on Monday. Gr Easton referred to the matter and narrated at length the depreda tions of horses and cattle which can be seen night and day in the street. Fences were knocked down by horses pushing against them trying to reach the hedges. Rev Fr. O'Sullivan had' put up a 6ft. fence along his property, but that did not stop the horses nibbling at. the tops of the hedge. Nearly every time and particularly at night, he (Cr Easton) passed by there was a string of horses eating the hedge. It was the bounden duty of the council to see thai the ranger did his duty and that horses with rugs on, which were deliberately turned out nightly, were impounded. Right along Broome Crescent hedges had been eaten, at his own place, and Messrs Brunt, Fields and others gardens had been, destroyed and fences broken. Mr George Browne had also complained to him. He moved...
Reduction in Price of Bread SURPRISE ANNOUNCEMENT AT COUNCIL MEETING. FOODS BOARD PROCEEDINGS AT BENDIGO. [Newspaper Article] — Powlett Express and Victorian State Coalfields Advertiser — 11 June 1915
Reduction in Prios of Bread SURPRISE" ANNOUNCEMENT AT COUNCIL MEKTING. FOODS BOARD PROCEEDINGS AT BENDIGO. Housewives will be most agreeably I astonished ut the surprise sprung by Cr Eiston at the "'ontlnggi Borough council meeting on Monday night, when he announced the reduction of the price of bread from lGd to 9d. brCr- Nelson just referred to the matter and was about to ask a question regarding the Price of Foods' Board. Bread was sold at lOd. Cr Lias ton : Its 9d if you go to the shop. Cr Crombie rose to a point of order. The Mayor said that Cr Nelson could proceed. Cr Nelson asked what authority could deal with bread here. The Mayor said a test case would be taken in Bendigo where bakers were summoned. Cr Easton said the poor baker always got hit up. The Food Board and bakers were obtaining a reduction in the price of flour which would enable them to sell bread at 9d cash at the shop and lOd delivered.
The Silcuncla License. APPLICATION FOR ENDORSEMENT REFUSED [Newspaper Article] — Powlett Express and Victorian State Coalfields Advertiser — 11 June 1915
The Silcuncla License. APPLICATION FOR ENDORSE MENT REFUSED . At the Worthaggi Licensing f!:>urt, Before Messrs P. Cohei, J. W. W. Beaven and O. J. Grey, P.M's., on Thursday, Juno 3, Alt'red Charles Merej', who had been granted a con ditional certificate at the annual licens ing court for a hotel at Kilcunda, applied for cndorsemDr.t &lt;-.f certifi :ate. Mr D. E. Brayshay app«are«l for the applicant and Mr Shelter,, instructed by the Crown Law dep irtment, ap peared for Licensing Inspector Jones, who objected on the ground "That a new house had not been ejected in accordance with the plans an i specifi cations.1' Gn a question of procedure- the court held that the applicant should first make out his case. Mr Brayshay said that beyond the fact that he got a notice lie did not know what the objection-; wire. C. I. Rice, architect, who prepared the plans and specifications, said the building was erected in accordance with same, excepting a few little a! I ra tions on accoun...
Correspondence. [We are not responsible for the opinions expressed by correspondence under this heading. —Ed.] TO THE EDITOR POWLETT EXPRESS. [Newspaper Article] — Powlett Express and Victorian State Coalfields Advertiser — 11 June 1915
Correspondence. [We are not responsible for the opinions expressed by correspondence under this heading. -Ed.] TO THE EDITOR POWLETT EXPKE3S. Sir,-Your article in a recent issue of the " Powlett Express" suggesting that sugar beet and flax growing should be tried in the Powlett district should commend itself to all local well wishers and practical people. Our local agricultural society has done excellent work since its inception ; it has held several highly successful shows at Dalyston, and has every reason to be proud of its record, young as it is. Pera 'nally, I think the _ formation of an agricultural society is one of the most masterly strokes that has been performed since the State Government decided upon developing the Powlett River coal fields. But, although splen did work has been done by our agri cultural society, it has a still brighter future before it if it can induce its members to pay serious attention to the cultivation ot sugar Deet ana tlax. Those of us who went thr...
SCIENCE AND THE FARMER. [Newspaper Article] — Powlett Express and Victorian State Coalfields Advertiser — 11 June 1915
SCIENCE AND THE FARMER, j i Many farmers have au erroneous idea and judgment concerning science and scientific agriculture. Somehow they have acquired tho notion lliat to bo sciont?fic is to be theorotical, and not practical, whereas, the exact opposite is tho ease. The scientfic man cons tantly limits Ilia belief and his action to proved Tacts; to the laws and prin ciples that govern facts. Nothing is true with hiui until it is proved true. He has no room for traditions or no tions handed down from father to son. He refuses to be governed by such consideration. What do the facts at farming teach? is his constant study. Ho had learned to bo s broad mini, con siderate of what otliers, as well as himself, know. He realises the danger of being narrow and shutting his judg ment and action up to conclusions drawn from such a mental condition. Th0 scientific man always looks upon the farm and its problems as being vastly bigger than he is; the unscienti fic man always considers himself to...
Australia's Honor Roll. [Newspaper Article] — Powlett Express and Victorian State Coalfields Advertiser — 11 June 1915
Australia's Honor RolJ. Additional casualty lists are to hand of our gallant Australian soldiers who displayed such magnificent heroism on (.lie occasion of their landing at the Dardanelles. Several volunteers Jrom Wonthaggi and district ate included amongst fhe number. Private George Griffiths, of the 8th battalion (wounded), is a brother of Mr. W. Tooher, of the Riflemen's Club, and formerly a resident of Won thaggi, where, prior to enlisting with the. First Expeditionary Force, lie was employed in the State Coal Mine. He is 32 years of age and was a popular and highly esteemed member of the Woniiiaggi Rifle Ch:b, of which he was one of the best shots. On the occasion of the South African war he served with a New Zealand contingent right through the memorable campaign. His many friends here wish him a speedy recovery and a safe retura to Australia after the battle has been won.
FIVE RULES FOR FORTUNE FIVE RULES FOR FORTONE [Newspaper Article] — Powlett Express and Victorian State Coalfields Advertiser — 11 June 1915
FIVE $ULB5 FOR FORTUNE UULES K011 I'ORTONK 1. Cultivate and perfect your ideas. iL'xpariment 'l'he world is eager for . *omefching new, which, howover sipiple ; it may tie, will sare labor or expense, j or do tl ings hotter. Let it be more j convenient., or Mr mote pleasure-re.. J duoo waste. ! People who handle thing# in every j day use are the natural inventors of j better things, and the natural capital- | ists of to-morrow. I Head the splendid advice that- ftdiison ! gives. Learn the procedure as to pa- | tenting in the chief countries-then se- j cure your own legal monopoly tor your rights l>y becoming a patentee, 2. If thai; workman or foreman, or your ingenious friend has produced a clover invention,put him on the track of famous and wealthy inventors. "i Mr F. Townsond, an editor, says ot j the "Inventor's Guide."-I am re- 1 commending it strongly to friends. Best ' of the kind I have ever seen. It i should do a lot of good. It is an in- j cuntive telling him where he can...
CONVERSATION IN LATIN. [Newspaper Article] — Powlett Express and Victorian State Coalfields Advertiser — 11 June 1915
CONVERSATION IN LATIN. A lieutenant in the Indian Army writes: "I went to occupy a treneh from which the Germans had lately been evicted. It was quite dark, and on entering tho trench at the head of my party I heard someone talking in a low voice. I crept forward as quietly as I could and saw what 1 imag ined must be a doctor supporting the head of a wounded man. I called upon him to surrender, and he held up a cru cifix towards me, so I knew he must be a priest. "Tho. priest was.giving absolution to a dying Bavarian who expired a few minntes later. I went up to the priest, who, however, could not understand English or French. I knew very little German; only a^few words, in fact, so we fell back on Latin, in which tongue we held a short and vory halting con vocation. As far as I eould make out, he said that the Germans ,ware suffer ing much from sickness, and hs dislikol tho Prussians most cordially. Eventu ally 1 allowed him to return'to tho Ger man trenches,' which J. oxpect and h...
COULDN'T KEEP HIS HEAD ABOVE WATER. [Newspaper Article] — Powlett Express and Victorian State Coalfields Advertiser — 11 June 1915
COULDN'T KEEP HIS UEAl}' * - ABOVE WATER. A gonlleniari was chatting to Li's wife in the ipresonte of lii.s Jitile daughter, aml'rciiiarked. "WV will :ihl; .Mj' Brown to cuiiic. and dint' with us to-morrow, it takes, hini nil Ills Unit' lo keep Ins head above water'."' , All- JJt-own v.i!> duly invited, and came. As. s.ioii as he irul got com fortably settled ni a chair, the little daughter ' went ail'd sat on' his k:ice> then .vfeir.tjH.lr .vtmkiiijr liis hair. ..Well,''' sin; sui'i '-wilh mueli surprise;;. "\ciur luur Mi't wet,'". . ' . ' woiir.ui,'' i«:d Mr JJrowu^' .'why should it bo wot!-"' :'Pa'jfrV*^:ii(l it. look you al! your time to ki'pp your hyrtd.abnvo water, so '1 was: hurt* :wur hair must- be yery wet."
GNEISENAU MAN'S STORY. KINDLY BRITISH TREATMENT. [Newspaper Article] — Powlett Express and Victorian State Coalfields Advertiser — 11 June 1915
GNEISENAU MAN'S STORY, KINDLY BKJTJ.SU TREATMENT. - \ The Hessische Laudeszitung pub lishes a letter from Lieutenant Lietz niann, one of the officers of the armored cruiser Gneisenau, which gives some in teresting details of the naval battle off the Falkland Isles. He says: "The English ^hips steamed at 26 knots, and thereby forced ub to give battlo. At an imniLv.r.c distance the enomy began to firo. We eleared for' action, and also prepared our boats, whicli, however, were ::oon destroyed by splinters of she)]. "Wo only had half our ammunition on board, as the other half had been used at Corouel and Tahiti. The battle was indescribably terrible. We kept on till we hail only eight rounds of am munition left for our after-turret. Ow ing to this lack of ammunition we our selves sank our ship which could still have resisted for some time, by blow ing up the engines and by exploding the torpedo chambers. "In spite of the somewhat heavy soa the hostilo ships loworod boats. Later the Brit...
VEGETABLE COOKERY. GENERAL RULES. [Newspaper Article] — Powlett Express and Victorian State Coalfields Advertiser — 11 June 1915
VEGETABLE COOKERY. GENERAL RULES. 1. Use the freshest vegetables that can be procured. 2. All fresh, green vegetables should bo placed in boiling salted water. o. All dried vegetables, sueli as beans, haricots, lentils, ctc., should be placed ill lulte-warm water. .1. The use of plenty of water in the cooking of all sorts of cabbage, sprouts etc., is not only preservative of culor -it is also advantageous in reducing tho disagreeable srnoll which cabbage water always has. ii. Never allow vegetables of any kind to remain soaking in the water in which they wcro boiled; drain them at once when they are cooked. (5. It is a wasto of money to buy old, dried vegetables, and a waste of time to try to cook them. (Jolcry a la Cremo: ingredients: Two heads celery, one small onion, sprig of parsley, marjoram and thyme, half-a pint milk, squeeze of lemon-juice, salt and pepper, t*vo tablespoonsful flour, j 1 oz. butter. Method: Wash and trim tho heads of celery, removing the out side stringy sta...
Shire of Phillip Island audi Woolamai. TUESDAY, MAY 25, 1915. SECRETARY'S REPORT [Newspaper Article] — Powlett Express and Victorian State Coalfields Advertiser — 11 June 1915
Shire of Phillip Island audi Woolamai. TUESDAY, MAY 25, 1915. SECRETARY'S REPORT The secretary reported the Municipal fund overdrawn £402 16s 5d. Ridings accounts.-Phillip Island dr. £33 3s 2d, Woolamai dr. £501 lis 2d, Bass Valley cr. £136 7s 3d, Powlett dr. £179 14s 6d, Trust Accounts cr. £176 15s 2d, rates received since last meeting, £14617s 3d. ENGINEER'S REPORT. The engineer's report was read and adopted as follows : Woolamai riding, on motion of Crs Steenholdt and Now-" lan.-1. Confirmation of engineer in calling tenders for enlarging 8 chains of Bass landing drain. 2. Postpone wo.rks on Bass landing road till next year. 3. Repairs to Kidd's bridge on main coast road. 4. Reinforced pipes for culvert near Quinlivan's.-Powlett riding on motion of Crs Daly and Lloyd -1. Relieve contractor Walsh of his contract for clearing Albert Atkinson's road. 2. .Authority be given for stop ping, traffic on. West Creek road during construction of new bridge at Dawson'3 3. Make necessary orde...
Dalyston. [Newspaper Article] — Powlett Express and Victorian State Coalfields Advertiser — 11 June 1915
Dalyston. A most successful jumble fair was held on Monday last, King's Birthday, in aid of the local hall funds. A sports programme had been arranged but such a large quantity of potatoes, melons, marrows. . pumpkins, poultry and many other articles, donated by generous residents, took time to dispose of by auction. Mr W. O'Meara of Messrs O'Meara. Bros. & Co., auctioneers, wielded the hammer, and at times bidding was fast and furious, and in one or two cases record prices were made for pumpkins. Messrs C. W. Hunt and J. D. Daly, hon. sees., had a busy time booking for the auctioneer. It is the intention of the hall committee to hold 'the sports at a later date. About £70 will be realized as the result of this effort.
Wonthaggi-Dalyston Coursing Club. SECOND MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Powlett Express and Victorian State Coalfields Advertiser — 11 June 1915
Wonthaggi-Dalyston Cours ing: Club. SECOND MEETING.: The June meeting of the Wonthaggi Dalyston Coursing Club took place on the well appointed enclosure at Daly ston on Saturday last under favorable weather conditions. The 'attendance was fair, but not up to expectations, considering all and sundry counter at tractions were postponed for 'the occasion. Nevertheless the result of the meeting can be regarded as being highly satisfactory from every parti cular standpoint, some very fine cours ing being witnessed, and all the neces sary arrangements in connection with the meeting were admirably .carried out by those who were' enthusiastically engaged in their respectively allotted positions. Mr. Mat. Carberry gave entire satisfactions as judge, whilst Mr. T. Skehan proved an efficient slipper. The energetic officials who worked well and were deeply interes ted in the proceedings were the genial President (Mr. P. J. Daly, J.P.), and Messrs.' W. Brown, J. Harty, C. Haines. J. Meredith, H....
CHASED BY SUBMARINE. RACE IN IRISH CHANNEL. BRITISH STEAMER'S ESCAPE. [Newspaper Article] — Powlett Express and Victorian State Coalfields Advertiser — 18 June 1915
CHASED BY SUBMARINE. RACE IN IRISH CHANNEL, BRITISH STEAMER'S ESCAPE. Tito most exciting incident of the / raid by the, German submarine, "D21 in the Irish channel was her chase of a Bolfast-Liverpoo1 .passenger steamer, tlie Graphic. The'steamer, which was coming into Liverpool at the time, was f crowded with passengers, who were, of J corn-so, far from suspecting that a Ger- J man submurine had passed right around Eugland, penetrated into the Irish Channel and sunk three small vessels. Their first intimation of danger" was the sudden appearance of the submar ine on the siirface of the sea, close to the steamer. There was great cons ternation on board, but Captain Por- ( tor, tiie skipper of the Graphic acted / with a remarkable coolness and daring ( which enabled him to elude the sub- ' marino and save the lives of the pas- \ sengers after a long and exciting chase, \ which was watched with a painful In- ] tercst by the people on board the ate a- / mer. ( The submarine came for th...