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Toora Sports Art Union. [Newspaper Article] — Foster Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 28 January 1915

Toora Sports Art liuion. There was a large mi:»br-r of people ►at the Toora hall on Saturday night, attracted thither to witness the draw ing of the art union for the marble 'dock, in connection with fclio Toora • sports patriotic fund The drawing was supervised by .Messrs YT. Gibbs iand F. R. Fretweli, and a little girl -,in the room was eiectrd to draw the numbers The second ticket drawn ;proved to be the winner, the number being 542, held by Mr M. Flanagan, "Welshpool. The book of tickets con staining the. winning number was sold :by Miss Inez Warner, of Toora, at the spor s meeting on Boxing Day, .she being one of the "nurses" who ■ acted for the purpose on that day.

Publication Title: Foster Mirror And South Gippsland Shire Advocate
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Foster Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 28 January 1915

HllillillSlllll 1B1I8 Wolfe's Schnapps" the World's Nightcap. Buy Whole Bottles.

Publication Title: Foster Mirror And South Gippsland Shire Advocate
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
COMBINED PICNIC. [Newspaper Article] — Foster Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 28 January 1915

COMBINED PICNIC. The public meeting, called for Sat urday evening last at Tooivi, for the purpose o£ organising a monster com bined schools and public picnic at Barry's Beach, was well attended, ;about 30 being present. Mr J. H. Wood, as chairman, ex plained the object of the meeting, which was to arrange to hold a mon ster •.•ienic, embracing the whole of this rvimb i:i *.!••• i.:s!mo\ to combine, wicn a view to assembling, •on a date to be lixed, at Barry's B<y>.oh, and to provide a porgrainme of amuse ments to fill in the day. In this way, it was stated, a pleasurable day's • outing would ha provided for both children and.idulfs at the seaside, ata. spot which, it. \v:«s claimed, surpassed anything on Cu::- l'il« t as a plea sure resort. The chief difficulty of p<-1ting to this favorite spot iu the past had been overcome by the con struction of a well-formed road right to the waters edge, and was a few miles from looia or Welshpool. The chairman announced...

Publication Title: Foster Mirror And South Gippsland Shire Advocate
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
IN QUEST OF A FORGER. A Detective's Story. [Newspaper Article] — Foster Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 28 January 1915

IN QUEST OF A FORGER, j A Detective's Story. I 1 was once engaged to run down a young fellow who had forged a cheque for ten thousand pounds on the— well, Peters' Bank. A cheque on the bank had been pre sented the previous morning by a man whom 110 one knew, but whose face—that is, as much as could be seen through his heavy beard—look ed honest enough. The cheque bore the name of an individual who had only live day before informed Barnes, the teller of the bank, that he would draw ten thousand from the bank next forenoon. ' Having hnil this notice, and the signature appearing all right, the cheque was "honored" at once. Not until two hours later, when the person whose signature had been forged made his appearance, was the mistake discovered, and then the bird had flown. I bail no reason for suspecting tlr.it any of the clerks were concerned in the forgery, and yet 1 did take note of tiie appearance of each of them as I passed through the apartment where I hey were 011 my way to the ...

Publication Title: Foster Mirror And South Gippsland Shire Advocate
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Foster Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 28 January 1915

Ttra I\ster Toy Shop Vrsses K & A. LEWIS, H ive a splendid assortment of T8Y$, TEA°$ETS & LOVELY fj&LLS (i'oi* the Children;). ^ c .i Xjh.-w. Presents to suit nil our • t4i! ¥ricnds. Please cull, we are. mi\i; uo suit you with our large stock <>t' F-ttiiey Crockery, Glass ware, .-ij- ttii'niuiu and c. p. Ware. A line in Crockery with pretty of Poster township. •Jt u-i--,. mill New Year Post Curds uud .-.•uUigiiiph Stationary, also Music Fancy Work. ' We stock lvoora Tea 1/6 lb., aud •vi li every lib. sold, a present is given LEWIS' ■■wnmnMBBOTV T y. Fancy Goods and Stationery Depot, Main-street, FOSTFR. Injure Now. WORKERS' COMPENSATION. Tne Insurance Office of Australia Ltd., F*RE, ACCIDENT, LIVE STOCK AND HAY STACKS. ■LOCAL AGENTS— The Foster and District Co-operative Butter Factory Co. Ltd. ■Frill particulars of all Insurances sup plied on Application. A. L. Gkaham, Manager THE UP-TO-DATE BAKERY. W. N. LENNOX FOSTER The Best of Bread and Smal...

Publication Title: Foster Mirror And South Gippsland Shire Advocate
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Foster Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 28 January 1915

QUEENSLAND ARMS for LEASE and SALE. IHE coming Dairying Centre, JL handy to Brisbane and all nodera conveniences. Carry a cow to the acre all the year round. Per manent running streams; temperate •Miniate; equable rainfall. No bracken torn ; no bush fires. Good train and •oad service. Liberal terms to suit lients. Also fruit and pineapple farms. I invite correspondence, Alex. S. Douglas, COOllOY, N.C. Line, Queensland. MONEY. j Why pay 3 per cent. | I" CAN lond you pleutyat per cent, j -*■ at a most reasonable cost. I lend ou i SECOND MORTGAGE and interests | under Wills. Al) communications strict!}' confidential. DAWSON SMITH, Metropole Arcade, 377 Bourko-st., MELBOURNE IMPORTANT TO Farmers of Gippsland and District. LYALL ~AND SON, Zash Chaff, Grain & Flour Stores SEED & OAT MERCHANTS, VICTORIA MARKETS, MELBOURNE o Flour. Flour, Flout—Best roller Town and Oats for Ea^ly Sowing Country brands. Green Stuff, &c. 3ran, Brail l'ullaid, Pollard \\'niic Stout Oats...

Publication Title: Foster Mirror And South Gippsland Shire Advocate
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
Tennis. [Newspaper Article] — Foster Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 28 January 1915

Tennis. Tho tennis match played at Foster be tween Foster and Welshpool on Saturday last resulted in a victory for tho former team by 7 games. Following .arp^tbe re sults :— Foster W elahpool. Shaw, Dillon v. Growse, Outwin ... 12—® Shaw, Dillon v. Warren, Cook ... 6—1^ Chalmers Stewart v Growse, Outwin 12—J Chalmers, Stewart v Warren, Cock 11—1 Foster 41 games, Welshpool 34. Thejresult'of the match between Bon nison and Fish Creek at Bennison resulted in a victory for the home team by 5 gamos. An interesting mixed doubles tourna ment was played on the Toora court on Saturday last. The competition was for a gent's, sweepstake. Somo keen games were witnessed and provided a good afternoon's tonnie, added to the pleasure of which was an interval for refreshment i supplied by the ladies. Miss A. Warner and Mr Clayton were the undefeated pair and divided tho stakes.

Publication Title: Foster Mirror And South Gippsland Shire Advocate
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
A Beauty. [Newspaper Article] — Foster Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 28 January 1915

A Beauty. Tito draper's assistant was showing the lady sonic parasols. The assistant had a good command of language, and knew how to expatiate on the good (lualities, and show the best points of the goods. As he picked up a parasol from a ' lot on the counter and opened it, he struck an attitude of admiration, and holding it tip to the best light that could be had, said: ' "Now, there, isn't it lovely. Look at that silk. Particularly observe th« quality, the finish, the general effcel. Keel it. Pass your hand over it. X<> nonsense about that parasol, is there?" he said, as he handed it over to the lady. "Isn't it a beauty?" "Yes," said the lady; "that's my old one. 1 just laid it down there." The presentation of ideals and heroes from other ages is perhaps (he most important among the educative functions of history. Another educa tive function of history is to enable the reader to comprehend the histori cal aspect of literature proper. A gifted. gentle, patient, valian...

Publication Title: Foster Mirror And South Gippsland Shire Advocate
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
Yielding Up Her Prerogative. [Newspaper Article] — Foster Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 28 January 1915

Yielding Up Her Prerogative. lie: The liunrt that rocks tlie cranio rules the uorhl. Don't forget that. She: Then you come in and rule ;<10 world a while. I'm tired.

Publication Title: Foster Mirror And South Gippsland Shire Advocate
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
MARKETS. GIPPSLAND CO-OPERATIVE SELLING CO. [Newspaper Article] — Foster Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 28 January 1915

MARKETS. GIPPSLAND CO-OPERATIVE SELLING 00. Butter—Choicest Is 2d, choice 13*4d to 13M<3, prime Is Id, poor lots to 12%d, separators ll^d to Is. Cheese—Mediums 6}^d to 6%d, loaf sizes 6j£d, medium qualities 5%d, semi-matured 7%d to 8d, matured lOd to lOHd. Eggs—Ordinary lines lid to Is, privates Is Id, and specials Is 2d. Bacon—Light sides lOd to 10%d, mediums 9Hd) heavies 9d, mid dles lid, jackets 9%d. Hams— Side ll%d, bagged Is. Wheat— Firm at 7s 2d. Oats—Best feed 4s 6d, medium 4s 4d to 4s 5d. Maize—Firm at 5s 2j/£d. Chaff— Prime samples £7 7s 6d, occa jsionally £7 10s, medium to £7. ; Onions—'Brown Spanish £8 to £9. Potatoes — Prime Carmans are worth £3 15s. Government geologists state j that petroleum wells will not be ! struck in Anstralia. 'Companies are boring. Since the war began Australian exports of hides to countries other than the Allies has greatly in creased.

Publication Title: Foster Mirror And South Gippsland Shire Advocate
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
You Bet! [Newspaper Article] — Foster Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 28 January 1915

You Bet! - "Now. my sou. you are married. Uu what a man ought to be." > "How do I know just what a man nifilil to be?" "Your wife will furnish full plans i'.nd specifications."

Publication Title: Foster Mirror And South Gippsland Shire Advocate
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
Leongatha Racing Club. INSPECTION OF COURSE BY MELBOURNE TRAINERS. "COURSE ONE OF THE BEST IN THE COUNTRY." [Newspaper Article] — Foster Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 28 January 1915

Leongatha Racing Club. INSPECTION OF COURSE BY MELBOURNE TRAINERS. "COURSE ONE OF THE BEST IN THE COUNTRY." The trustees of the Leongatha Racing Club (Messrs John Smith, Arthur Simmons and Thomas Riggall) having been empowered by the committee to place the new course in thorough order for the initial meeting '.to be held on February 12.tb, no expense has been spared to have the racing track perfect. Already close upon £300 has been expended upon im provements, and although the, public will not have a grand Btand to view the races from, owners of horses will have a track, to gallop their horses upon that will be unsurpassed by the large majority of country clubs in Vic toria. The course is one mile three chains round, with an ex cellent straight for the run home, whilst the turns are perfect, and the laying out of the track reflects the greatest credit upon Mr Arthur Simmons. From a uatural hill, the races can be followed from start to finish, and an uninter rupted view can be obtain...

Publication Title: Foster Mirror And South Gippsland Shire Advocate
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
Taking No Risk. [Newspaper Article] — Foster Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 28 January 1915

Taking No Risk. A witty judge described recently that "a patriot was u man who re I'used to button bis wife's blouse. A martyr," be went on. "is one who at tempts am) fails, while a hero tries and succeeds." "Then what is a coward?" asked a curious bystander. "Ob. a coward/' he replied, "is a man who remains single, so that, lie won't have to try."

Publication Title: Foster Mirror And South Gippsland Shire Advocate
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
A True Son of Erin. [Newspaper Article] — Foster Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 28 January 1915

A True Son of Erin. Knulislmian to Scotsman: What would you lie were you .not a Scots man? Scotsman: An Kiiglisiuiiaii, of course. Turning to Irishman: What would you lie' were you not. an Irish man ? Irishman (after a long pause): I'd be ashamed of myself.

Publication Title: Foster Mirror And South Gippsland Shire Advocate
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
BURIAL AT SEA. [Newspaper Article] — Foster Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 28 January 1915

BURIAL AT SEA. A remarkably impressive burial ceremony—in which upwards oi 1 .">,0(111 soldiers and sailors participa ted—tool; place during a voyage of Hriti.sh troops. Twelve thousand sol diers were transported in six liners, escorted by two cruisers. Shortly il'ter leaving port one of the so'.dien; developed acute pneumonia. to which he succumbed three or four days later. The usual burial service was con ducted simultaneously on the six iiuers and two cruisers. The liners were steaming in two columns a mile j apart, about r>0U yards dividing the vessels in each column, .while one cruiser steered a middle course a lit i le ahead of the leading transports, •lie other bringing up the rear. Signals from the liner on which the dead soldier lay from time to time indicated to the other ships when the opening sentences and other portions of the service iverft commenced. By counter-signalling an absolutely uniform service was con ducted. with the solitary exception •hat one. ship ha...

Publication Title: Foster Mirror And South Gippsland Shire Advocate
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
GUNYAH GUNYAH BUSH NURSING ASSOCIATION CENTRE. [Newspaper Article] — Foster Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 28 January 1915

GONYAH GIWYAH BUSK NURSING ASSOCIATION CENTRE. Slater Greer, Superintendent of Central Council Bush Nursing As sociation, visited Gunyah on Wednes day, January 20th, with the-object of Kiving Lantern lectures at Gunyah Central, Ryton, anil Mirboo East, but on account of the wet weather she j was only able to give one lecture I that one at Ryton hall. Tlio -pre- ! fiilcnt, Mr. "H. J. "Yorlt, occupied the j -chair and spoke of district working under the co-operation system, and j Also explained how much easier "it , could "be made for everybody if every family would bccome subscribers and mjtke it a point o? paying at the commencement of the financial year. If this were done for one year the committee could- improve their equipment, and have a sub stantial credit balance, which would pave the way for reducing the an nual subscription. The chairman at this stage intro duced Sistor Greer, who save an out line of work done by the Central Council in forming the different cen tres, which n...

Publication Title: Foster Mirror And South Gippsland Shire Advocate
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
A REMARKABLE SERVICE. [Newspaper Article] — Foster Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 28 January 1915

A REMARKABLE SERVICE., A remarkable service was held in ' iereford Cathedral recently in cele bration of the eightieth birthday of • lie Bishop of Hereford. The service was led by the Uev. A. Duncombe, aged eighty-five; the first lesson was read by Canon Copes, ;iged eighty-three; the second lesson by Canon Palmer, aged eighty-four; •he Epistle by Prebendary Lambert, . ■ ged eighty-two; and the Gospel by Prebendary llanburv, aged eighty live. Their combined ages totalled 119 years. Among the congregation were Mrs. i!ather, aged ninety-two; Mrs. Giles, 7ged eiglity-seven: Mrs. bittledale Smith, aged eighty-six; and Mrs. llanburv, aged eighty-four.

Publication Title: Foster Mirror And South Gippsland Shire Advocate
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
Boolarong. [Newspaper Article] — Foster Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 28 January 1915

Boolarong. (From our own correspondent.) Tiie fire escape tunnel being con structed at the local hail is now well lu hand and promises to rank second to none in the district. Mr. H. J. York was the successful tenderer. The secretary of the recreation re serve was instructed at a meeting held on Saturday evening to have ferjis cut by day labor at 3s per hour. ' At a committee meeting of i?ie Mechanics' Institute the balance sheet for 19:1-i, showing a credit bal ance of £1 7s 2d, was adopted. Ar rangements for the euchre party and dance to he held on Friday, February 3rd, were made, a good M.C. anu music being provided for. • Prices were fixed at Is for the euchre party and Js (Jd for the dance. Suitable prizes are to be obt.a'ned. It was dccided to ruu another euchre party and dance, proceeds In aid of the Gunyah Bush Nursing Centre, March 5th. Further arrangements to be made later. The secretary was instructed to write to the council, urging that the promised repairs to the Foster-...

Publication Title: Foster Mirror And South Gippsland Shire Advocate
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
The Passing Face. [Newspaper Article] — Foster Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 28 January 1915

The Passing Facc. Where are the ears of yesterday"' Her hair has hid them all away— Those shell-like ears 1 once adored, a whose pink curves my vows I poured! To hirsute wads I cannot pray— Whore are the ears of yesterday? Someone, i think, should interfere, I .est other features disappear. ■,'ext year, perhaps, eyes will be gone Then chins, then noses won't be worn, 7intiI regretfully we say: "Where is the face of yesterday?"

Publication Title: Foster Mirror And South Gippsland Shire Advocate
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Foster Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 28 January 1915

Alf. Whiteley, MECHANICAL ENGINEER, ! ■_. / T 0 6 R A. EXPERT in Sopaua; to all Canning Machines. Enginos, etc. Don't l«t your Separator* trouble you Consult me. Ail Ulectrioal and Installmon work atended to. • SEASONABLE CHARGES. Easthams Send you . Greetings for tlio- - • NEW YEAR 2915. _ rr»r*7 '■ And hope that it will be a happy and prosperous year for you. At tiic same time we draw your atten tion to the Large Assortment of brlb.*vjLuwt NEW YEAR GIFTS, rcl idirg Fancy Goods, Pipes, ..To b icio, etc., we are now showing. BASTHAM'S ' Stanley-St., Opp. New P.O., Tqora. TghmS wishes you A Prosperous -and Happy New Year, Ami invites your inspection of his New Stock, suitable for NEW YEAR GIFTS. Make Your Choice from my' EXTENSIVE STOCK Silver Mounted and Plain Pipes, All Makes, Cigar and Cigarette Holders, Cigfirs, Cigarettes, and Tobacco, Fancy Goods, Fancy Soaps, Perfumes, etc. , E. GIDDINGS, TOBACCONIST, Stani.kv Stueet, Too it a". A HAPPY NEW YEAR To ALL We have just opened our ...

Publication Title: Foster Mirror And South Gippsland Shire Advocate
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