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The Most Popular Man in the town. [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 26 November 1910
The Most i Popular Man I in the town. m We have decided to make several special efforts to fender our paper interesting, and our first project is to give the residents of Ute disbiot au opportunity to express an opinion on a subject of s me interest. "nthe at'ach'd coupon we ask you to lill in th . names cf three geti ienien whom rou esteem. The idea is tn ascertain who are considered tliJ 'bree most popular men in the Delo ailie district. If tlii-* p»ll s sticcessfu1! one. we shall probably cai ty tint a simil.ir poll for the Wes I'tity dist'ict. The condit- ions are as fol nws: Fill in nones and addi ess of three gentlemen, living in the Deloraine Municipality, not being members of ymir own family and sign your name at bottom of coupon. Tile voting is confidential, onlv totals of votns given will be publUli-d. One person must only record o-e vote. Any person over 18 ye irs of age may be voted for. This coupon will appuar for four issues Votes wth be counted at 4 tvlock i ach Frida...
Carrick News. [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 26 November 1910
Carrick News. Anniversary services in connection with Et Andrew's Church Sunday School was held at Carrick, on Sunday an were well attender), Morr inp; and evening sirv'ees were conducted hy Cnron Kelly nr.d Archdeacon Beresford M'S W. Boxhill presided at the orgnn, and the choir rendered hymns .suitable ; for the orcnsiou. Archdeacon Beres I ford made a special appe"l during tho evening service on behalf of the funds for the Clergy, and as ho hod been specially appointed hy the Bishop to travel through Tasmnnin, and make appeal for such tho aram' uot ought to be considerably increased thereby.
Fishing. [By the Secretary of the Tourist Association] [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 26 November 1910
j pißhing. j [By the Secretary of the Tourist Association] Scientists divido the fnlies tiny liavj M'itei in Tti-iiii iniiin Willies iuro :ihoir '220 species, of which a third aro edible, and 21 are caught in BafHcient abundance to bo of importance from the salesman's (oint of view. Tlio opjn season for salmon and trout fishin? starts on the 1st ofSeptember, and ends on tho 30th April (except for rainbow trout, which, being spring spawner?, nre protected till lat Novembir.) Trie cost of the licences for tho whole season is 10s. ! for n month, 5», ; ' ir a week, 2s. 6i. T. (.'nm sixty years ago, one of a li;-'' II II f Irish exiles, masing on .,? fi 1: Like Sorell, exclaimed. .As ve I oat here at our esse we are willi i,' to believe-that no lake on earth is mure beantejiis than Sorell. Not so berhymed aa Windemere is this antarctic lake; neithés doss the Cooknoy tonist infest its waters, as he infests L03I1 Lomond or Killarney ; not so famous in story as Re¡»;llus or Tlirasymäns ; in...
..Correspondence.. [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 26 November 1910
. . Cor. 25ponuence . . (Tliis ra.-v i> pleased at all limes rercive a'i't iin' H.h correspondence, but o r-ul rs will anjo-land that we do n mcvsiaiily iJ....;ify ou.selves with tl pu'i'Urted at fi-l .' lille every Saturday, .tiliicription, 4S-per annum in advance po free. 5S- if booked I'D rue EuiToti DUAII Sm [ wis muoh interested when rend j. j elie exe rlle.it article on the abovi bj" '.Suet->nio is" in one of the issue ii your excellent journal. I might sa; wah ml the slightest hesitation tba 1 ca i end.n'se all that has been writ t 'i as l i the truth concerning tli&lt; t- ils a-id t'.ie rain causal by tut: Gigantic Octopus Drink. Day nftei Day do we not see the unfortun it( victims of this cursed vice pass aloa,, hies pathway wrecked and niinj i. Many a loving son the once pride the family circle now san-; da vi into the lowest deaths of degrad- ation, although the de^radinn habi¡ of intempérance ..li-lisl as'-c if il isl e wish faay parent to witnes; sach a de...
Tasmanian Tourist Association [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 26 November 1910
Tasmanian Tourist Association ] n thc Legislative Council to-day Mr Uni! asked the Chief Secretary why the various Tourists Associations did not submit reports to Parliament together with an audited balance sheet? Dr. Butler replied that it was not customcry for the tourist associations to supply the reports asked for, as each association sutmtlted ft balance sheet to its members. Printed by H. B. Sullivan ot Del- oraine, Tasmania.
Irish Blight. [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 26 November 1910
Irisr^Blight. Tlie "Western Mail" (Warrnam- bool says it is the opinion of Mr jos- eph Knight, Chief Inspector of Ag ricultural produce, that Victolia is on the Verge of a serious shortage of potatoes, owing to the severe dam- age done to the early potato crop in the Western disttict of Victoria by the Irish Blight. The disease has lately been discovered for the first timo in the Warrnambool and Port Fairy districts, It is stated that thc whole of the ordinary crop, which under ordinary circumstances would be ready for market about the end of November, is so badly affected thal it cannot be saved. Thc only hope in regard to the main crop lies in the diligent use of Bordeaux mix- ture, and other preparations. "It appears," says the "Western Mail," "to be extremely probable that as a res ult of the ravages of the disease the quantities available for export will be very much minimised, while it seems tolerably certain that in addition to an entire collapse of the early potato trade for...
NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 26 November 1910
NOTES. In connection willi a recent court case one of Hie jinors summoned wished to lie relieved, claiming a siatns in Hie Defence Foi cu as entitling; him lo exemption. His con- tention wis not accepted. Now that universal militai y sin ice is coining into foi cc, Hie scope of exemption from jury duty stems lo requite clear definition. Otherwise, only the few physically unlit for militai y train- ing may be available for juries. With the tige limits and qualifications now existing, the available jurymen woti'd bevel y few in number. The New South Wall's Govern- ment is considering alteiing voling bonis. The h ng hours officials on poll duty wini; have perhaps not been considered. Asa dating txpeii ment, pei haps an eight bonis pull could be secured by abolishing morning voting anti running fit.m 12 Noon to o p M witina lea inlet val from 5 to 6 H. M, Thc counting touhl wait till the following day. 'lhere is one class, eel lain ly, would not be pleased, namely, the piop lietors of m...
Wirth Bros.' Circus. [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 26 November 1910
Wïrth Bros.' Circus. I Deloraine i» beet mir g moro iintl mote OJOitcd OJ tho t'me rinni near fur tho nd vint of tlo popiilnr Wirtli'g Chens, «nd it is ca'Y bettinp tiint nt Hie orin intr next Munday, tlie monngt mont will luive to lum n lot of pit-n=»nt money n woy, so ion want to got in emly po ns if make jrnr.-o'f crmfortnU.'. m d ol joy llio wu til"«- without I nTing to stood oí, yirr lip-tots ali tho evening, "biz z o'' tlie roy yoting Iii) t.opotamus, w'U p't np Form n novel ott a-iiop, worth iakirir it mo turbio In seo. Silo eosl X' 1,260 t ml wt igli? Ft mo Uns. Slit w » Inriy of quite niiginal hrantr, whieli must li« Fem lo he btJieveJ, wiiiln lior vii ws on modern (bose ore so prononnopd flint fl o nli'olntilv declines to wrnr fiob 1 lo ekirttt or bu&lt; kt t hots, preferring to diethy her graceful form mnvfornerl, wh'lo lier large, lovely furo will bo gi en in oil it natural charm". Messrs Wiitli Bro?.' highly Iruint'd horse» and ponies, tho wonderful wild animals...
He Apologised. [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 26 November 1910
He Apologised. The editor of an "out We.-t" naper was sarcastic, it not original. an.I when Major t)JUo was to br appoint- ed mayor, he made the following re- mark in the "Chocktaw Times": - "We can state on good authority that Major Dido will wash himself before he takes over thu duties of mayor." _ Of course, the major was furious, saw the editor, who retracted and promised to apologize in his paper. And so ho did. as follows; - "At the request of the major him- self, we wish to withdraw nur pre- vious announcement, and state that, after all. Major Dido will not wash himself before taking up lils new a ppointment," ".My lazy son has at last decided on a profession that he thinks he'll like." "What has he chosen?" "Ile wants to he a lineman for a wireless company." The world is gradually improving, hut the helter days to come are not likely to ho entered upon unless we prepare for them and help to produce them. A woman playing cricket looks as out ot place as a man doing knit- ting...
Counterfeit Coins. [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 26 November 1910
Counterfeit Coins. In the Criminal Court to-day Henry Scroggins, William Rysn, and Geo. Montgomery were charged with haring at Flemington, on Derby Day, been in possession of counterfeit coins re- sembling sovereigns, with intent to utter the esme. Scroggins made an unsworn statement that Montgomery and Ryan Wi re innocent of the charge j aa tin y k ow nothing abont the coins being counterfeit, The jury retnrned a verdict of guilty, hue recommended Montgomery and Ryan to mercy on the grounds that thay were the tools of Scroggings.
Electrification [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 26 November 1910
Electrification Mr Tait, chairman of thc railway | commissioners, gave some interest inc evidence jesterday before the Royal Commission nppointed to en quit e into the suburban railways and tramways communications mid ttaffic He said that thc tramways required to bc electrified and extended, and it was possible that sooner or later the railways would be electrified. The carly electrification of the rail- ways was not so essential as in thc case of the cable-trams After careful consideration lie had ari ¡ved at the conclusion that it was not desirable for thc tramways to be managed by the Victoiian Hailways Commission- ers The tramways should bc regar- ded as a municipal undertaking Speaking Generally, no further subur- ban railways should be constructed in the near future, and cetlainly not in areas close io Melbourne, because of the high cost of securing the right of way, whereas the tramways could be run along the streets and roads without incuuing any cost in this direction.