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SPORT AND PASTIME. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Standard and Alberton Shire Representative — 10 April 1914
SPORT AND PASTIME. Mr. A. 13. J [odder, at the annual meeting of tlic S.G. Coursing Club, said liis services were again available as judge if required. In our report the word " offered " appeared. Owing to small entry, Uie one mile bicycle race and I 10yds. llat race liave been struck out of the West Alberton lvister programme. These events will be more than compensated for by Jog chops and horse events added. Owners of horses and ponies are no tified that nominations for the several events, together with performances, should be lodged with the secretary as earlv as possible on lvister .Monday morning, in view of measuring, etc.
WEST ALBERTON SPORTS. EASTER MONDAY. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Standard and Alberton Shire Representative — 10 April 1914
WEST ALI5ERT0X SPORTS, j KASTER MONDAY. One Milo Bicycle Racc.—A. H. I'ianta,! 20yds; S. W. Brown, 60yds; W. P. Wigg, I 80yds; H. E. Starling, C. F. Mason, A. L. I Nowlands, 90yds; D. GemmiJl, P. J. Miller, 100yds; I). G. Sutton, 110yds; J. E. Sher wood, 120yds; A. Wigg, J. Miller, 140yds; R. T. Starling, 160vds ; W, Xewlands, 180 yds; W. H. T. Brand, 190yds. Sheffield Handicap.—W. Elhvood, 8yds: A. J. Brain, 10yds; J. Cowan, 12}yds ; F. Forbes, 13yds; T. Patterson, L. Matthews?, 0. A. O'Rourke, B. Dessent, 141yds ; L. S. Bell, W. Dunstan, 151yds; H. Gellion, 10 yds. Standing Block.—W. Joyce, E. Coult hard, G. Clarke, W. Cupples, J. Clarke, K. G. Lucas, S. G. Joyce, S. L. Bowden, T. Joyce, R. Hofen, T. E. Casbolt, scr.; H. E. Starling, J. Delaney, 2 sees, bh; A. Kallady,-l sees, bh ; L. A. Mason, 6 sees, bli; J. C. Pianta, A. J. Kallady* 8 sees, bh; D. A. O'Rourke, J. Joyce, 10 sees bli ; Wm. Piera, 12 sees, bh ; J. L. Dineen IGsees. bh. Underhand Chop.—T. E. Casbolt, R. Hofen, T. J...
TENNIS. GOODWOOD V. DARRIMAN. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Standard and Alberton Shire Representative — 10 April 1914
TENNIS. GOODWOOD V. DAKRf.UAN. On Saturday last 75 spectators, in cluding some from Balloong, AVoodside and Giffard West, invadej the Good wood tennis court to witness the return match between the above teams. The previous meeting a month ago, on the Darriman court, resulted in a draw— 11 games each. The match was com menced at 1.43 p.m., and went merrily on accompanied by plenty of good humored barrack until 4 o'clock, when a halt was called, and at the kind in vitation of the Goodwood Indies all ad journed tp the hall to partake of re freshments, which had so generously been provided by the ladies of Good wood. A table set down the centre of the hall was literally loaded with all kinds of delicacies, and was presided over by the ladies, who were all intent on making everybody welcome. When everybody had done ample justice to all tlio good things provided, a return was made to the court, and the last two sets were played, which left Good wood the winners by I t games. The day was p...
COMMERCIAL INTELLIGENCE. YARRAM WEEKLY STOCK SALES. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Standard and Alberton Shire Representative — 10 April 1914
COMMERCIAL INTELLIGENCE. YAKRAM WEEKLY STOCK SALES. Messrs Theo- 15. Little and Co. report —At Yarram on Friday wo yardod about j 450 head of cattle, mostly good quality : 2.j and :i«yr-o!d steers and bullocks. The I presence of several outside buyers resul ted iu good competition, and wo had a most successful Hale, getting rid of all but two pens. Wo sold us follows: Fat cows X."> 10/, XO l!>/» JCO. X7, springers at X7, Us-yr-oJd bullocks (forward cokdi' tion\ X6 l"i , (5-yr-old bullocks (good quality and condition) Xfi, others at X5 ;} u, 2^-yr-old steers X4 Iti , XI 11 £4 '2.', backward heifers at Xi> 15', IS mos hei fers at X2 and X2 8, (5, forward condi tioned heifers (empty) at XI 12s, store store cows X3 toX4. woolly weancrs at 14s »sd, shorn weauers at 12s •5d. At Toora on Wednesday we also yarded about H")0 head of cattle and sold nearly all. A full report will appear next issue. To our Melbourne oflicc we have sent four trucks of cattle.
Binginwarri. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Standard and Alberton Shire Representative — 10 April 1914
Binginwarri. (KHOM OUli OWN coiuikspoxdknt). At a meeting o£ tlio school com mittee Sir. W. Kennedy was olected president, Mr. W. Mclnnes correspon dent, Mr. W. Iloss treasurer, and the committee) Messrs. A. Ivny, G. Dugan, Mrs. W. Kennedy and Mrs. 0. Dugan. Great regret, was felt that the present teacher, Mr. F. Sebire, was leaving, he having been transferred to Tagarty, and as one of the committee expressed it, the children would feel his loss tlio most. There is no doubt he has had an arduous task in working both this and the Wonyip "schools, and it is gratifying to hear that the department intend making botli schools full time after the Easter holidays. Thanks to our member, Sir. Jus. Dennett, M.II.R., who has urged the claim of this district for a post ollice, word was received from the Postal authorities on Saturday that it would bo granted, and wo can only hope now that lie will be successful in getting the mail service extended to three days a week, a boon that should have b...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Standard and Alberton Shire Representative — 10 April 1914
A Serious Bbkakdows is ofton the result of neglecting a cold. Curo your cold with Dr. Sheldon's New Discovery. Price, Is Gd and 3s. Obtainable at W. Mc Kerrow'e, Alberton; John Bott's, Yarram The Gippsland & Northern Co operative Selling Co., Ltd., has been | appointod tlio whoesale distributing. Agents for tho Gippsland Co-operative Bacon Curing Co., Ltd., Dandonong Ask your grocer for Dandenong bacon. £1000 IN PRIZES £1000 MEUJOURN 8 HOURS ART UNION. Acknowledged io bo one of tho most genuine of all Art Unions ever held. 5Stm Ykar. As Popular as Evkr. THE GREAT EVENT OF THE YEAR. 58tii Anniversary Eight Hours' Day CRANO FETE, BAZAAR, AH0 ART UHtOK. Ill nid of Charities (Town and Country) EXHIBITION BUILDINGS, MELBOURNE, Monday, 27th April. Eight Hours Day. Public &. Bank Holiday EIGHT HOURS ART UNION 100 PRIZES, VALUE £1.000 Works of Art by Australian Artists. 1st PRIZE, OIL PAINTING, Value £500 2nd PRIZE, OIL PAINTING, Valuo£100 3rd PRIZE, OIL PAINTING, Valuo £50 ...
MELBOURNE PIG MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Standard and Alberton Shire Representative — 10 April 1914
MELIjOUHXli l'la iUAKKKT. Messrs Adumson, Strettlc & Co. report as follows :—1750yarded. Stores.—Mod crate number ; markot firm at last week's quotations. l'orkers. — Small supply; market very firm. Prime heavy, -10s "to ■l(is; a few pens of extra choice to alls ; primo lifilit, Ms to 38s. Uaconers.—Smal ler number yarded hut market easier, and especially for li^ht pigs and those not prime uiiourIi. l'rimc heavy, 67s to 73s; « few oxtru choice toTJJs; primo medium,' 60s to 65s; primo light, 53s to 58s; half fat, from 18s. -
FAT CATTLE MARKET. Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Standard and Alberton Shire Representative — 10 April 1914
l'AT OATTLU MARKKT. AVethu'sdiiy. 3,080 yarded, comprising GSO from South I Gippsland. The market opened active and biddings wero animated throughout) and prices ruled about on n pur with those of last week's improved rates. Quotations —Prime pens of bullocks from £12 10s to £1! 7s (id, do. cows from £8 ?s (id to £11. Local sales, and averagesBullocks—10 Ci. Morgan, Jack River, £10 17s fid ; 22 Moore Co.,Tooloouook, £12 3 s 9d ; 7 tf Beaglev, Devon, £13 7sGd;S Oldham & White, Devon North, £1-1 lfis 10J ; 10 J l.angham, Woodsido Estate, £11 15s- 11 Cotter, £10 10s; 10 Donaldson, Fairview £10 Hs 3d ; 13 Brain Bros., £7 7s (id.
FARMERS' CO-OPERATION. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Standard and Alberton Shire Representative — 17 April 1914
FARMERS' CO-OPERATION. 'I'lli' Gippsland and Northern Co op erative Selling Company Ltd. is taking steps to enlarge its capital and to ex tend the scope of its business by enter ing upon fire, live s'ock, and workmen's compensation insurance. Owing to the rapid growth of tlie grain department it 1ms boon found necessary t o greatly increaso the company's capital, and a meeting of shareholders is to be held on iMay 1st for the purpose of increas ing the authorised capital from .iliOOOO to v£2")0,000. Nearly the whole of the present authorised number of shares have been taken up, and there will be a considerable amount to be distributed in bonus shares at the end of this year. It is thus necessary to have additional authorised capital in ordi r to make further issues of shares, and the direc tors have decided to make the increase fairly substantial, as they consider that the extra amount will be required within the next few years. For some considerable time there lias been a feeling a...
The Limit. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Standard and Alberton Shire Representative — 17 April 1914
The Limit. Mary Jane's master is a slightly ec centric bachelor. He has oue most Irritating habit. Instead ot telling her 'what he wants dono by word ot mouth he leaves on his desk, or on the kitchen table, or anywhere else where she- is likely to see it, a note curtly directing her to "Dust the din ing-room," or "Turn out my cup board," and so on. The other day he bought some note paper, with the usual die-sunk ad dress imprinted upon it, from the sta tioner, and ordered it to be sent home. Mary Jane took it in, and the first thing that caught her eye was a note attached to the package. She read it open-eyed. "Well," she said, "he's asked me to do a few things in his blessed notes, but this is the limit. I won't stand it no longer!" For the note read: "Die Inside This Package."
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Standard and Alberton Shire Representative — 17 April 1914
A Serious Breakdown* is often tho result of neglecting ft cold. Cure your cold with Dr. Sheldon's Now Discovery. Price, Is Cd and 3s. Obtainable at W. Mc Kerrow's, Alberton; John Belt's, Yarram The Gippsland & Northern Co operative Selling Co., Ltd., has been appointed tbe whoesale distributing. Agents for the Gippsland Co-operative Bacon Curing Co., Ltd., Dandenong Ask your grocer for Dandenong bacon. £1000 IN PRIZES £1000 MELBOURN 8 HOURS ART UNION. Acknowledged to be one of the most genuine of all Art Unions over held. 58th Year. As Popular as Ever. THE CREAT EVENT OF THE YEAR. 58tii Anniversary Eiout Hours* Day GRAND FETE, BAZAAR, AND ART UN10K. In aid of Charities (Town and Country) EXHIBITION BUILDINGS, MELBOURNE, Monday, 27th April Eight Hours Day. Public & Bunk Holiday EIGHT HOURS ART UNION 100 PRIZES, VALUE £1,000 Works of Art by Australian Artists. 1st PRIZE, OIL PAINTING, Value £500 2nd PRIZE, OIL PAINTING, Value £100 3rd PRIZE, OIL PAINTING, Value £50 AND...
The Same Line. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Standard and Alberton Shire Representative — 17 April 1914
The Same Line. Several "commercials" were seated in a railway carriage, when the door opened and an elderly woman enter ed, whoso appearance denoted that she was a native ot the Emerald Isle. One of the party, who posed as a wag, at once began to extract amuse ment from her by asking a number of ridiculous questions, to which she replied good humoredlv, and at last exclaimed: "Now, sorr, I've given you a good dale ov me history," may 1 take the liberty av axin what ye are yersilf? What ye do for a livin' loike?" "Certainly, ma'am, certainly," was the ready reply, "I'm a. traveller in the hard and soft goods line." "Indade. now," said Biddy, "that's quare, my ould man's a traveller, too." "Indeed, ma'am," was the surprised rejoinder. "What line is he in, pray?" "Just the same as yersilf, sorr, the hard and soft goods loine—he thravels up a ladder wid bricks an' mortar." The Inquisitive bagman did not press for further Information.
FEMININE TRAITS. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Standard and Alberton Shire Representative — 17 April 1914
FEMININE TRAITS. A woman walking on a city foot way will generally choose the inside. She does so partly in order to look at the shop windows, but chiefly on ac count of the slope of the pavement, which is less on the inside. In trams and omnibuses women mostly sit near the door. At the far end you will, as a rule, see a majority of men. When men read while travelling they nearly always read newspapers, but in the hands of the reading girl,-you will, with rare exceptions, see a book. When a woman is crossing a street with much traffic, she runs, in nine cases out of ten, and the older she is, the more inclined she is to run. But the man walks very deliberately. A woman holds a closed umbrella by the middle, and usually clasps it to her body. No one ever saw a man carry it in this way. A woman usually raises a cup or a glass or a fork to her lips correctly—that is with her el bows close to her body. Most men stick their elbows out, against all rules of etiquette. In lighting a match ...
Already Equipped. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Standard and Alberton Shire Representative — 17 April 1914
Already Equipped. "Don't know whether it's new or not. I heard it at G said the man who had recently returned from that town. "There's a rich widow living just outside the place," he continued, "uud after several elderly gentlemen had vainly endeavored to lure her into matrimony, a report gained circula tion that she was a regular man-hater. Finally a wealthy widower, carrying with him the evidence o£ good living and the heartiness that seeks con genial companship, visited the town, and was soon a caller upon the in tractable widow. "After ho thought sufficient ad vancement had been made to justify a proposal he proceeded to feel his way. " 'Beautiful home you have here.' "Yes, I enjoy it.' " 'Fine outlook, fine trees, very fine all round. But there is one thing lacking.' " 'Yes.' " 'It is an Adamless Eden, don't you know. You aro so good in everything else that I should think you would be glad to share these blessings with a husband.' " 'Are you proposing, sir?' " 'In a tentative w...