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MARKETS. GIPPSLAND CO-OPERATIVE SELLING CO.'S REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — Foster and Toora Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 11 June 1914
MARKETS. G1PPSLAND CO-OPERATIVE SELLING CO.'S REPORT. Butter-Choicest solljng at 12J/2(1 to Is .Id, first grado Is, prime lid to ll/id, seconds from lOd, separators 9/>d to 19d. Cheese New loaf are selling at SJ^d, meduim sizes 8J:jd to 8/id, semi matured Sd to 8j ^d, and matured (Jd. Eggs-Ordinary lines from is Gd, selected up to Is lOd, pro served eggs 122(1 to Is Id. Bacon -Prime light sides lOd, tneduim weights \)l> d, heavies S'4d, middles 10J-'^d to lid, hams Is to Is Id, sido hams lOd. Wheat 3s lid for F.A.Q., medium 3s 9/2(1 to 3s lOd. Oafs-Milling Is ll^Xd to 2s, best feed Is 10/id to Is lid, medium Is 8d to Is 9d. Maize-3s (Jd for primo old, 3s 6d to 3s 8d for new, according to quality. Chaff-Primo oaten £3 2s Gd to .£'3 as, medium and in ferior lower. Potatoes-Prime Carmans £-1 to £4 5s, Trafalgars £5, Brownells £3. Onions-£5 15s to £G. The annual convention of the Chamber of Agriculture will bo held at Maryborough this year on June 30 and July 1 and 2. Copies of th...
FOLLOWING THE FASHIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Foster and Toora Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 11 June 1914
FOLLOWING THE FASHIONS. Mi*. Boffins: "I soo in tho pnpor that a woman, in looking after an other woman to seo what sho had on, foil out of a window." Mr. Boffins: "Wall, thai; onlj^ goes to show that komo woimni, in trying to follow fashions, can go too far.' In Britain the federation is just about accomplished of 729,000 miners, 300,000 transport workers, and 270,000 railway men. In the Colorado " strilco war " cannon used were made from 8-inch stoel shafting with a threo inch hole bored through it. A standing complaint amongst teachers in country districts is tho absence of proper living accom modation at schools. Silt raised from the Yarra and tho Bay is to be used in reclaim ing low-lying and swampy areas Pork Melbourne-wards.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Foster and Toora Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 11 June 1914
WHOLESOME DRINK BRACING AND REFRESHING SPEAKS Oi- Hill V.OilTil OF (.Ti n it T B P> b fi ft. ^ ,i' ip 1 §? 3 Q y itJIiivjiiii 1 ibNlm So ill his friends scarcely knew liin and lie v/ent to the Melbourne Hospital. A friend recommended Clements Tonic, and that saved him i his letter has h?rn recorded bccaure of j!.. crnc:tnest, and the way tl.c \sr.ter, Mr. Holiid.ty, expresses h:» sufferings and recovery. It sho\v« wh:.t Clements I onic can do. Mr. I »>' writes from hts business addros, I 1 I Madeline Street (Bakers Patent Pe- i Factory), Carlton, Melbourne, 19/5/11. CLEMENTS TONIC LTD., *' I am g!ad to tell you what ClemcD'. J Tonic did for me. A ycarajo I w'a* r» ill from bad live* and ncrvoujr.cs*. I blamed overwork, and a rush of order*. To keep customers supplied 1 worked dc f and night, with the result I got az ill I could take DO part in the busiuess cico; t supervise. To give an idea how ill at I changed I was, people who had not seci me for mouths would pass and not kn...
ALBERTON SHIRE COUNCIL. THURSDAYS MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Foster and Toora Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 18 June 1914
ALBERTON SHIR; COUNCIL. TIIUPv.SDAY'S M HEXING. Present :-Crs Power (president, Barlow, Barry, BInr.il, Chrislensen, M'Galliard, O'Connor, Nightingale, Fahoy. COIUUISI'ONDKNCK. Department of Public orks, re arrears under Unused Bonds and "Water Frontages Act 190.'!, stating that an otticcr will visit the parties where settlements cannot be arrived at.-Received. Public Health Department, re out break of diphtheria at Tarraville. Attended to. Dr. Rutter, reporting ease of diph theria at Tarraville.-Received. Municipal Association of Victoria, acknowledging receipt of motion re abolition of rating tor new railway lines.-Received. Shire of Oxley, ve dredging in rivers arid streams.-Cr. O'Connor to move. Cons. Welhvood, Police Hospital, suggesting that Cons. Gill be ap pointed prosecuting oiliccr until ho can resume duty. Secretary, Gunyah Bush Nursing Association, soliciting a donation. Cr. Bland to move Dunn it yon, applying for position as public analysts.'-Cr. Christensen to move. T....
Yarram Hospital. Laying the Foundatio[?] Stone. Hon. John Murray Officiates [Newspaper Article] — Foster and Toora Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 18 June 1914
Yarram Hospital. Laying the Foundatlo btono. Hon. John Murray Officiates T11o great event, which has boen looked forward to with'a deal of inter- j est, was celebrated on Wednesday, I llthinst., in the presence of several | hundred people. Unfortunately tlie weather hnd taken a bad turn, and in place of the bright sunny weather which preruilcd for weeks beforehand, a bleak west wind made top coats a necessity. Flags were hoisted, and above the hospital the large Union .Tack from the Agricultural Society flouted proudly. The Hon. John Mur ray and Mr. Thos. Livingston arrived by motor car from the Alberton rail way station. Prior to the laying of the stone, a sealed tin containing a copy of each of the local papers of tho 10th, several coins, and the following letter, were placed in the cavity by tho secretary, Mr. Mortimer Cox: - "The Founda tion Stone of tho Hospital Building, which is to-day being laid by the Hon. .John Murray, Chief Secretary for the State of Victoria, marks a ste...
CULTIVATE GOOD HABITS. [Newspaper Article] — Foster and Toora Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 18 June 1914
CULTIVATE GOOD HABITS. The education of an infant should commence as soon as it is born as good or bad habits are formed during childhood. H, for example, a baby ir fed every time it cries, it soon begin?, to understand that by crying it gets what it desires, but by gratifying its demands against our better judgment we are instilling into the unconscious infant a lesson in selfishness and greed which may persist through its whole life. A habit scarcely less harmful is giving it something to suck to "keep it quiet." Many parents leave the duty of in stilling good habits into their chil dren to the teachers in schools, for getting that by the time school life begins habits have been formed tli it may mar or make the child's career for life. Habits and character are bound together; one cannot have a good character with bad habits. The habit, of obedience is one of the tirs'. to be (>iiforced. Very early in life a child will recognise right from wrong Imt perhaps at first (he wrong p...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Foster and Toora Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 18 June 1914
Within the cheap zono, it costs £4 lis to land a G-ton truck of firewood blocks in Melbourne. Two-foot wood £3 (>?. Firewood in Melbourne retails at Is V/id per cwt. WHOLESOME DRINK bracing AND REFRESHING fi qwq M liiaiLiiii yiiiiiy I'or Years He lVor!(ed in IVcl Ground, Kidney 'Pains and terrible Jjacf^ache, Clements Ionic Cured Clemen?-; Tonic a:: I kc-p healthy : - CLEMENTS TONIC LTD., , "As a miner for vc.irs 1 worked in wet ground, Rnd now it telling on me, for 1 suffer with my kidneys and backache and loss of appetite. j "Doctor* in Youn^ told me I had ! hydatid*, and siid an operation aight be i necessary. Tb:ir medicine did me no j good. I resolved against it. I was so j used up I could not wall: far, without a f spell. 1 tried all nicdiciccs, and pills, j ay life has been a mysory to me, until I ; tried Clements Tonic. The first and \ sccond bottles had poor effect, but the j third did. I was surprised at the great ! change that carac. 1 felt as well as when I I was 21, ...
CHAPTER XVI. [Newspaper Article] — Foster and Toora Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 18 June 1914
CHAPTER XVI. It was on the afiet'ioon of tin- day thai Slianiiis O'Ooyle started for Ire land and Karl Kruser tool; boat from that. Peter Jieilairs came home rather later than usual ami rciji!&lt;-t! iiis wife to send Sheila with a mi-sjn?. to the Duchess,, savins that lie par tieularly wished lo speak to her alone. For Jieilairs had made uj) his mind, and that mind, once made up, was n,a likely to he disturbed asain. Tile time had passed when he could see-ill .Margaret for what she had done, and the unhappy man was de ("nnined to am rid of her. He en tered her boudoir, sal down and said abruptly: "1 have a tew things to say to you, Mai saret." "Yes. Peter." she l'ep'icil, looking at iii 111 with frightened blue eyes. "Have von heard from vour sou lately?" "Yes. I had a letier, but you said I wasn't lo mention lii.s name to you, so 1 did not till yon anything about i' He seems to be .nettiiii; oil well in iiis new employment, although the poor bov does nol tares for oflice l...
GREATER THAN GOLD Published by arrangement with Ward, Lock and Co., London & Melbourne. All Rights Reserved. CHAPTER X V.—Continued. [Newspaper Article] — Foster and Toora Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 18 June 1914
GREATER THAN GOLD By L. T. MEADE, Author o£ "The Soul of Margaret Rand," etc. Published by arrangement v.itliWard, Loci; and Co., London & Melbourne. All Rights Reserved. . CHAPTER X V.-Continued. Tlie brother and sister went into the liouse, where the amazed and de lighted squire and his wife gave their son a most hearty welcome. Indeed, Mrs. O'Doyle shed tears as she kiss ed her "beautiful boy," as she called him. Shamus knew exactly ho&lt;- to act in the home of his ancestors. ;He gave his. mother graphic accounts of his life in London, which charmed and delighted the sedate old lady, and after lunch he went around with his father to see the stabies and examine the hunters. "I am forced to return to London to-morrow morning, sir, but when I do come back I will 'bring a couple of fresh horses with me." "Ye can't do better than buy them here, Shamus. There aren't any horses in the world like those we rear, are there, Mick?" Mick, one of the head' grooms, en :-*torse...
HOME, WIFE, AND SATURDAY NIGHT. [Newspaper Article] — Foster and Toora Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 18 June 1914
HOME, WIFE, AND SATURDAY NIGHT. Happy is the man who has a little home and, a little angel in it of /a Saturday night; a house, no matter UtfW ntncr-pro-fKn>a»A«».r«ttv wiuui or so; no matter how -humbly furnish ed, provided there is hope in it. Let the winds blow-close the curtains. What if they are'plain'calico, without border, tassel, or any such thing? Let the rain come down-Heap .up tho lire. No matter if you haven't a candle to" bless .yourself with, for what a beautiful: light glowing coal makes-just' light: to talk by, not aloud, as in the highways; not rapid ly, as in the hurrying world; but softly, slowly, whisperingly, with pauses between for the storm without and the thought within to fill up with. Then wheel the sofa around by the fire; no matter if "the sofa is a ' settee, uncushioned at that, if so be it is just long enough for two and a half :i; it. Mow sweetly tho music of sil v&lt; r bells from the time to comei falls on the listening heart then! How 11:...
TALKING BACKWARDS [Newspaper Article] — Foster and Toora Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 18 June 1914
TALKING BACKWARDS A lady went t-o liavo hoi- form Iill&lt;xl up by an agent of tho Co-operative Iu euranoo Socioty. Sko got a little jocular with him, and ia tho course of tho pattor remarked: You know, 1 talk backwards sometime;" So ho wont on to fill tho form, unci asked for her ago. "Oh," eho said, stick ing her falso locks. "I'm 27." ' flly dear lady," ho said, "when will you ceaso to talk backwards?" Motlier : "Whon tho boy throw stones at you, why didn't you cumo and toll mop" Bobby: ''Because, mamma, I can throw them back hotter than you. He's moro likely to get hit.'' Tho following appeared9us a ciitcr tailor'n advertisement: "A c uimp togs and kicksies builder, wit'', upper Benjamins sjutped oil a low iJv plr.n. with molrflssfi of hankoy-piuikey &lt;U> , witl^^Wiblo fakeinont clown th'1 sides and artful bottoms t bottom, frith kicksies out peg-top, half-tij,nt, or to drop loose over tho trotter-;, with fancy vests mado to flash tho &lt;iick&am...
III.—An Explanation. [Newspaper Article] — Foster and Toora Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 18 June 1914
III.-An Explanation. Maud placed the cards where Mrs. Melbrooke would see them, but said nothing to her about the caller; and she was surprised to hear her exclaim in dismay when her eyes fell upon the uame: "Percy Arnold! Why, has my son been here,. Maud. He was not ex pected to return so soon. Did he leave ine no message?" "You are mistaken. It was Mr. Knight who calledi He came to see mo," said Maud with dignity. Mrs. Melbrooke looked astonished. "I didn't know that you were acquaint ed with Percy! The man whose name is engraved on this card is my son xny only child. I am very glad he is a friend of yours. Perhaps I am pre judiced, but to me he seems perfect." "How can he be your son when his name is Knight?" questioned Maud, who was now thoroughly mystified. "That is easily explained. He is my brother's heir, and at his request he added his uncle's name to his own, Soing through some process of lav." to legalise' it." _ ?-"Didn't ydu telljlilm whom yoiu-wSro' 'to marry?" . . ; "...
II.—Mr. Melbroeke Is Determined. [Newspaper Article] — Foster and Toora Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 18 June 1914
li. Mr. Mdbroeke In Determined. I'" 1 tin1 si:;r.:r MKfrvH'v.vd ki ? iur, who wa« MUtnp :tlor.&lt;- In i:u liiinirv. uiu'onsciou? .?>!' '.vlu'.: \vn.- in stoiv 10r linn 1 Ik1.r \ &lt;*11 it»-. '['cm joiii'.'d iii-.-m. I It' was lain ui'dcr tiic m an u!&lt;a. "Oir'.s-I *;>>., liiliih! 1 Ur.ow -.viut v.1" can do-I studied it ?ill mi' i:.y crif- we'll have :i guardian appointor u>r papa. Mrs. SiK-rman iirnaiu'd. "Oil. loni. »(. ho foolish." site said. wlm Mind darrd H) !an:;h. "You had tn'ti.T.' ~ta: lu-ro. 1'om. wa:!p Ecl'th and I b'jBiofc him," £a:d j 6llMr. Melbrooke listened patioiuly to I his (laughters and answered them kindly. "Fifty-ihrce is not old. Edith. Why should I liiolc 'or vard to twenty, iKsrl'ajw thirty jvsri of loni-lintcs in i.iy ii. n>f-, ,u a tiuie of iifc .vh&lt;-n, .'loi'-- III/' 1 - i iOtil'.-r. :??? liU'.ll Wishes r.viiipiuity ,l :,'i'o . '.>1: !i«r»var.l it> . 0-1 is .;-ul; .vhv. . hoiihi my chiifir.-n v;b'...
FOOTBALL. FISH CREEK V. TOORA. THE OPENING GAME. WON BY TOORA. [Newspaper Article] — Foster and Toora Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 18 June 1914
FOOTBALL FISh" CUEKK V. TOOKA TIIIC 0!M'JN I N'li CAM 10. AVON IIY TOORA. Fi.-ni C'urcr.K. -!Ui.-l:l.-y (1), r-'truvllifM, | Shocily, Kvrms (-), Spry, Fiitii-iMon. j Ijowrv, (.'on rick, 11 orlov, I ,!. 1'arrell, McCart ney, ' Cash!h>!&lt; , licnnio. 'i'oor.A.- i hnin'v, Pa ill, 'i'i e.'-i/e, llod-j mik (:!), Lay, Kallady, lhiek, Mack straw, I lull, l'lrdlips, I'urtli:-, Moro-I rev, Wliitolov, Thomas, l'inuiutr, Wood, iM.attHou. The opening ot' ilie loci.!mil season is somewhat. helated this year, in tact a couple of w.ick.s liark t ii'.- pro:;;) vis wen; thai, there would lie no footliail at all, it then lining ;u 11:i? >vi11&lt;?&lt;.(.! thai the cont l ihui ion of XI from each hot i'i keep,-r in l lie shire was not lorth ..oi'iin^' a.; a joia i ant. i: for sj tvi tl trains. I .-KIT, !n'\vv->r, >. siiion 'a'::S ]>t&lt;?&lt;I Ky the puisioans and the as-o -i.itirl! ..u>- ?.....-fully l« nit'-il, t!i>' li.ill was s,-l. ...
A CLOUD WITH A BRIGHT LINING. I.—Angry Dismay. [Newspaper Article] — Foster and Toora Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 18 June 1914
A CLOUD WITH A BRIGHT LINING. I.-Angry Dismay. Thomas .M,'/broom for* many years l:ad I>:>cn a (1 u: i in I husband and j«ir ill.; now hi' was lil'ly-ihr.e years o;' Two years bi-:ore tile n\\&lt;-v.&lt;h^ of lii;.-, Midry Mrs. .Melbrooke had I; ri a - iii' h>T wifely ar.il parental duties, and whs laid to tvst with her aiuvs tors. .Sin iiad always beei: a busy woman, 1;.railing her husband anil ciiil tavn so we'll in hand that surely she must have welcomed rest. An! now .Mr. ."Melbrooke, ;'or the first ,ime in hi.s first time in his his iury. siooii in danger of allowing his I'wii comfort to interfere with his children's wishes. They, on their pari, were endeavoring to prevent such a catastrophe no less for his sake than for their own. In justice to SIr. Melbrooke it must he said that ho had struggled man fully against temptation ere liis chil dren oven dreamed* that it had arisen in his path. His mental conflict was conscientious.--' Lengthy arguments, pro...
DISTRICT NEWS. Wonga Wonga [Newspaper Article] — Foster and Toora Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 18 June 1914
DSSTislOT NEW3. (l'Vom nur Dwi! (Vorr.'spondonts). on i/isl Friday ni^ht the Wonfpi pi-ople h.i-1 or tln-ir sjoial evenings in aid ol 111'- :-ll' 'I r silC'.l nt the local scliocl. There was a ff.rnl attendance anil was well n'pivswitiril from Mount I.fSt and otli-r pitu'is. The was pcrlVct, UII'I lint l.-.dirs [n'ocid'-d dainty I refiv.-Inn.-nls '.vhirh we; c 'apprcci:\U\l 1 >v all. The limbic was supplied I>y willing helpers. Mr Waiters, tioiti j Tin Aline, aeted as M.t'. an'l Icept j things lively *1 ill the small houis o! the moniiu:;. The committee hopes to liohl these1 social evenings monthly. I Wonga library has received another library grant of t'5 lis lid which will brighten up tho library and give the subscribers plenty of reading matter for the winter months. Tlioy have s-ont away for another fresh supply of books. '
Thorough. [Newspaper Article] — Foster and Toora Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 18 June 1914
Thorough. A who had hi.-? life injured, died, and i. ? t't I ho money tn his willow. She immediately bought her self a very elaborate mourning outfit. Showing lier purchase to her friend, she was very particular in Kointi into details as to prices and ail inciden tal particulars. Her friend was very much impressed, and remarked: "Them slio' its line does, but, befo' heaven, what in yo' goin' to do wif all dip black underwear?" The bereaved one Blglied: "Chile, when I mourns, I mourns."