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MR McGOWAN AT MACEDON. [Newspaper Article] — Gisborne Gazette — 4 September 1914
MR McGOWAN at MACEDON* Mr G. F. McGowan, the selected Labor candidate for Bulla, addressed & well-attended meeting at Mncedon, on Tuesday evening, Mr T. Taylor beiilg in the. chair. One of the most forcible and telling speeches ever deliverod hefre was heard in the interests of Mr A. T. Ozanne, and the Labor six for the Senate. Mr McGowan dealt with the history of Labor in politics, its useful legislation, and also with the trusts, combines, nod monopolies in such a manner as to soil vince those previously opposed to Labor politics, and many interjections from a .vigorous opponent were so quickly answered as to bring down the house, J. S, XraD, Macwdon.
THE FEDERAL ELECTIONS. MR. G. M'GOWAN AT GISBORNE. [Newspaper Article] — Gisborne Gazette — 4 September 1914
THE FEDERAL ELECTIONS. MR. G. M'GOWAN AT G1SBORNE. On Monday evening' Mr. G. M'Gowan addressed the electors in the Mechanics' Hull, Gisborne. The pre sident of the local branch of the P.L.C. (Mr. L. M'Gregor) occupied the chair, and explained that at a later date Mr. M'Gowan would address t.hein on hit nvn behalf, as the selected Labour can didate for Bulla. They would now near him on account of the approach ing Federal election^. Mr. M'Gowan said that on the fol lowing Saturday great issues would be 'lecided by the people of Austrajia. From 1910 to 1913 the Labour Party was in power, with a majority in both Houses, and though their measures aad been subjected to a great deal of aostile criticism, they had done good work for Australia. They were mow asking to be placed in a similar posi tion, and he was sorry to notice thai :heir opponents, especially the mem bers of the National Women's League, were circulating' a number of lies and slanderous statements about the party. A truce in...
Ruined by Drugs. [Newspaper Article] — Gisborne Gazette — 4 September 1914
huiihmi by i>rii?o. A man with inure thun 1,000 scar= c hia body lies ou a c>ji at the Oou;. t.; Hospital Ho in a victim of Vho use ui ; morphine, cocaine, uiui othoi jjowevfui JnigB. His history in an interesting jiio, andv rs Dr.. lUcNnnmru says, lie "i.i *u ..excellent nubjoot tor a novelist." When.an. p,ttendant removed the cloth ing pf, the patient yesterday the Bkin of his emaciated form looked liUe that of a tattooed man. He was black and blue from neck to'ankles, the result of five years' use of a hypodermic syringe, ft The mail's name is George Moyneaux, or Mayueard, a French physician of 35, learned in his profession, speaking foni languages, and a graduate of the Uni versity of Heidelberg, Germany. 11&lt; was picked up at Halsted and Jackson streets. Hi-i clothing was old aud torn, and he looked like a tramp. He had taken a dose of atrophia, one of tin deadliest of poisons, and in one of his pockets wore found two vials, one con taining enough atropia to kil...
RIDDELL Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — Gisborne Gazette — 4 September 1914
RIDDELL o (From Our Own CorresDrindenfc.1 iHieadiay. The grand final match of the Riddell District Association, between Woodend and Riddell, was played at Woodend on Saturday last. Although the weather was intensely cold, there was a huge attendance. The game again proved evert, although by the scores it would appear that Woodend had an easy vic tory ; but this was not so. The result was obtained by fortunate kicking1 for goals, in which the luck lay with Wood end. , Riddell had the bail more times past the posts, but on the wrong side. For a final game there was no dashing spirit or strenuous effort shown by either side. Curtis was central um >ire, and proved strict and impartial, The scores were, at the final bell, Woodend 4 goals 2 behinds, Riddell 2 goals 6 behinds. Much disappoint ment is expressed locally at Riddell's defeat, for it was confidently expected he local boys, having clone so well throughout the season, would gain the premiership. Still, the victory of Wood end ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Gisborne Gazette — 4 September 1914
Nurse- Menzies of Mica St., Broken Rill, N.S.W. who has a vast experience in fever and operating cases, and during her pro fessional career has been associated with some of ADELAIDE'S LEADING SURGEONS gives her opinion, after close observation, of the strengthening powers of CLEMENTS TONIC LTD., " For months I have read the testimonies of nurses in the papers, expressing their opinion of the valu able medicine, Clements Tonic. "I qualified for the pro fession over 40 years ago, and in earlier days I was associated \vith some of Adelaide's -cleverest. sur geons. Until 12 years ago I nursed in South Aus tralia, and am at present on. the Barrier. Fields. I have had great experi* ence, and can endorse the testimonies of the nurses I have read. I have closely noted the effect of medicines upon, my patients, and ' years ago was satisfied Clements Tonic had no equal. I am still of that opinion. Ua©.; this oe you. wish. (Signed) NURSE MENZIES." Broken Hill, 24/1/13. Fitciimlle if original l...
Haunted by a Rat. [Newspaper Article] — Gisborne Gazette — 4 September 1914
iiuuntml l»y ti Jlttt. A singular story, which the genius oi a Hoffman or a Poe might make ex tremely effective, is that of a man in Indiana who seems to have been haunted by,an evil spirit in the form of a rat— or at least that is. the . form , the idea would probably take in the Btory. Some twenty years since he was feed ing grain in a threshing machine when a rat ran across the floor of the barn where he was at work. He turned to watch it and allowed his hand to be drawn into the machine in hia absent mindedness. His hand was torn off, and he bas since been forced to make shift- with the remaining hand, which fortunately was the right. A few days since, so the story goes, he was feeding a threshing- machine in the same place, when again j a rat ran across the floor. Remembering the old accident, he vented his indignation in a violent kick at the animal, when / hia foot slipped, he lout- his balance, and in recovering himself he let, his right hand be drawn.into the machine, and i...
Darrying Concealed Weapons. [Newspaper Article] — Gisborne Gazette — 4 September 1914
Cwi'ryinfr Ooncoiilnd Weapons. The law. against carrying concealed weapons is supposed to be in force ii nearly all tlie Northern titates oast o Mississippi. Though it is generally known and understood, it is enforcec only in rare cases. It is designed t&lt; operate against desperate characteri and oan not be strictly enforced without | ;oing injustice to many respeotubli people, who have to be armed in cast of self-defense. Men who have thi handling of. large sums of money, o whose duties call them into dangeroui localities among all sorts of people, of ten need to bo armed. It is often i good law for the police. It gives them in many cases, ground on which to ar rest and hold a suspicious charscte. when there is no other charge at hand In New York one rarely hears of ai arrest for carrying a.weapon, althougl hundreds walk Broadway with a pisto within reach. • If a man gets in troubli and is arrested for anything the weapoi is confiscated and may be used as evi dence agains...
POSTAL RATES AND REGULATIONS [Where the term "The Commonwealth" is used in connection with those rates and regulations it includes Papua, Lord Howe Island, and Norfolk Island.] LETTERS. [Newspaper Article] — Gisborne Gazette — 4 September 1914
*USTAL RATES AND REGULATIONS [Where the term "Tho Common iro&lth" is used in connection with those r&tea and regulations it includes Papua, Lord Howe Island, and Norfolk Island.] LETTERS. For every J ounce or fraction thereof. For delivery within the Common wealth .. 0 1 For delivery In the Britinh Em pire 0 1 For delivery in the Nov Hebrides, Biuiks, and Torres Isljutdo ..0 9 | For delivery in oti»r places .... 0 2J , LETTER CARI>S. j For delivery within the Common-wealth: &lt; Single, Id. e&oii; reply, Id. ouch half. Kor delivery in the British Empire (aee list of places under "Letters )—Sin- ! ' gle. Id. each. I For delivery in New Hebrides, Banks, 1 and Torres Ialanda—Single, id. each. For delirery in other places— Single, j 2$d. each. ) POST CARDS. ! Single Postcard impressed with tlw j Id. stamp, and Reply or double cards, each half of wbioh has the Id. »tamB impressed th-eroou, may be transmitted to places within the Commonwealth, and , to t...
The Bitter Before the Sweet. [Newspaper Article] — Gisborne Gazette — 4 September 1914
Tito Bitter Before tho Sweet. Jimmy—Mamma, I wish you would whip me real, good and hard.. Mother (surprised)—Whip,you! Why, Jimmy, you haven't done anything Wrong, have youV Jimmy—No j but mo an'Bill Jonca fere goin' swimmiu', and you .kticn* you iold iAG yo'd lick me if I want, no 3 thought I'd onjoy the nwim a.gond d?a] |vnta if ymiM. do it
A SUGGESTION. TO THE EDITOR OF THE GAZETTE. [Newspaper Article] — Gisborne Gazette — 4 September 1914
A SUGGESTION. To THE EDITOR OF THE GAZETTE. Sir, — War is sounding everywhere. The Gisborne women are perfecting them selves as nurses, and working for the wounded, and would it not be a good time for our men to get up an infantry of horse corps ? We have in our midst an imperial officer, who is willing to give his services to his country as of yore. Why not have a meeting at Power's &nbsp; Hotel on Monday and talk it over? I know two men wHo will be there. Yours, etc., B. ROSS-WATT.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Gisborne Gazette — 11 September 1914
SHIRE OF GISBORNE TENDERS. | ENDERS addressed to the President, JL and endorsed Contract No /15, will be received up to the below-mentioned times Contract 1/15 —Ashphalting in front of Hann s and Keiper's hotels. Contract 2/15—Koad formation, Black wood road Contract 3/15 — Road formation, rord to Wooling, near Hamilton's corner. Time of closing, 4 p m., 5th October, 1914, ELECTRIC LIGHT. Contr?ct 5—Erection of Battery House Time of closing, 4 p.m., 2lst Sept, 1914, By order, WM. J. HEALEY, bbire Secretary, 10/9/14 MILITARY TRAgftSIMG. A PUBLIC MEETING will be held in the MECHANICS' HaLL, UllSBUitJSHJ, on 8ATUK L>AY EVENING, 12th inat i fofc 8 o'clock, the object being to enrol members willing to undergo a course of MILITARY TRAINING and RIFLE PRACTICE foe the defence of Australia. Gapfcain Barker and Lieutenant MoBLaftie have kiudly con sented to give theic services iu this diceotioni RICH Aft D GORMAN, President, Shire of Gisbome. RiddeU's Creek Farm and Garden Society A GRAND ...
RIDDELL Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — Gisborne Gazette — 11 September 1914
RIDDEL.L (From Our Own Correspondent.) Tuesday.. The polling for the Federal elections here on Saturday last did not create any undue excitement, although the township had an animated aspect during the after noon, and the poll was a heavy one, ■ resulting in a two to one victory for Labour. As Eiddell is one of Labour's strongholds, the result • of the general election was a source of muck gratification here. It is marvellous how some people will acoount for, and ascribe, the reason for certain happenings. To-day (VVednesda) it is raining gloriously, and likely to continue, and be general. And there is news that the allied armies are gaining great victories. Both: these pleasant events a strong and local Laborite ascribes to the Labour Party being re turned to power. He says, 'Previously when that party was in power for three years, we had nothing but prosperity. Then an ungrateful people removed them, and trouble,^drought, and war appeared. .But all these are now to pass away.' Yer...
PATRIOTIC GATHERINGS. CONCERT AT RIDDELL. [Newspaper Article] — Gisborne Gazette — 11 September 1914
PATRIOTIC GATHERINGS. CONCERT AT KIDDELL. One of the largest and. most enthusiastic of audiences was assembled in the Mechanics' Hall, lliddell, on Friday evening last, at the patriotic concert. 1'he attendance was so large that many were unable to gain admission, and had to hear and see as best they could from the doors and windows. Mr J. F. Crow, who acted as chairman, explained the object of the gathering. Miss Hammett opened with a piano solo, " Battle March," . The school children contributed ably to the pro gramme in songs 'Gfrand Old Flag' and •ooldiers of the Xing,' and also assisted in ohoruses. Master Cr. Sexton recited a battle piece in good style, and Miss O'lieel'e gave a beautiful exhibition of club swinging. Miss L. Sutherland contributed 'The MarsellaiEe,' and Mr Walter Smith, in character, 'The Veteran' and 'Scarlet and Blue,' both being encoredr One of Mr Smith's songs contributed as an encore number was, we understand, the composition of a Itiddell lady. Miss Stra...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Gisborne Gazette — 11 September 1914
mcPHfliL BROS, ami GO. STOCK AGcNTS & PURfc STOCK SALiSlViEN. 368 BOURKE ST., MELBOURNE | Telcpuuiiu' • j HOLD 1'OLLO IF*? •— 1 Fsi Caule .. fctw market. Yveuiit^11 ' Pigs ... Corporatiju Yards, Wedne. ! , &lt;iad u arst' Dairy and ->tore Cattle .. Gorporatiou Yards, tridays " Clearing Sales Conducted in all parts oj > the State. iry and Store Ui'.&lt; .1 .-huc • • iv.uely, alBO Stud figs .u.o ,iu,e. Properties for bale »ua lo Let.. Correspondence Invited. Monthly Country Markets at J3ACCHUS MAKoH—FOOKIH AiONl'AY MELTON ... FIRST oATUROAY KOMSEY ' llH- j'.u.mjaY Craigieburn ai. ' MtLTON. UNDER NEW MANAGEMENT. MK F.W. CLARK. anuounces,to the public of Melton and the surrounding liBtricts. that, having taken the Golden Fleece Hetel, be is prepared to cater for their wants in a lirst-class manner, and hopes, by civility and attention, to merit a share of ■tfeeif-patrGuage»- — ....... Best of Wines, Spirits, etc , kept. CABS meet all Train. Good Stablea^and...
MEAN CORRESPONDENCE TO THE EDITOR OF THE GAZETTE. [Newspaper Article] — Gisborne Gazette — 11 September 1914
MEAN CORRESPONDENCE TO THE EDITOE OF THE GAZETTE. i Mr,—It is only after much hesitation that [ I attempt to reply to the contemptible j letter which appeared in your l?st issue, i over a signature, the wording of which is a combination of insult to German intelli gence and of blasphemy. Your correspon dent meanly tries to make your readers infer that some pseudo German had a hand ;in inditing this offensive letter. Now whatever diUerences we may have with the German nation and people, we must all admit that they pre brave and intelligent—worthy to fight but not insult. Thoy may be im petuous and outspoken (which is no guilt), Bad nune would stoop to write such a sneak ing "stab in the daris ' sort of letter which has appeared The man who indited such was not the actual-writer, and the former is ; not fit to associate with honest and respect able German residents amongst us. How ever, it is pleesant to know, and feel assured, that such a creature is not contained within the Kiddel) ...
The Gazette. PUBLISHED EVERY FRIDAY. WITH SUPPLEMENT. The Gisborne Gazette it an Advertising Medium of the Gisborne, Melton, Bulla, Romsey, & Bacchus Marsh Shire Councils FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 11, 1914 A DEMOCRATIC LITTLE NATION. [Newspaper Article] — Gisborne Gazette — 11 September 1914
%\)t % alette. PUBLISHED EVKH? FBIDAY. WITH SUPPLEMENT. 'he Qisborne Gazette it an Advertising Medium of the Qisborne, Melton, Bulla, Komsty, ifc Bacchus Marsh Shire Councils ;isBaacy«> Fill I >AV, SEPTEMBER 11, L9U A DEMOCRATIC LITTLE NATION. When the timo will come to" re adjust boundaries, there is one small community in northern Europe whose claim to autonomy should not be ignored, though for over a cen tury they have been under the heel of the oppressor. The Czar, in a burst of gratitude for favours re ceived in the present war, and with a lively sense of favours to come in the near future, has decreed that the ancient Kingdom of Poland shall be restored. While the civilised world will toe pleased to learn that the nightmare of oppression in Poland is drawing to an end, the (Jzar will have an opportunity of performing another act of justice by relaxing permanently the cruel and unjust laws under which the people of Fin land are suffering at the present time. The fact that...