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AGRICULTURAL RESTORATION OF BELGIUM AND NORTHEASTERN FRANCE. [Newspaper Article] — Powlett Express and Victorian State Coalfields Advertiser — 25 June 1915
AGRICULTURAL RESTORATION OF BELUIUM AND NORTH EASTERN FRANCE. In view of llio ljavoc wrought in the war-ravaged areas of Belgium an North Eastern franco,, it ie proposed to form a branch committee in ouch oounty, ! which will endeavor to obtain .promises of seed, st.ck, etc. Such gifts will be credited to the prospective counties. Communications have already been sent to the Chambers 01 Agr.culture, and agricultural sjcieties. Lists already I received from the Belgian and French ! .Ministries of Agrioult-ur# ihow that tlie I fol" owing will be required on a very ' extensive scale : Seed for cereals, I Wheat, barley oat#, and rye. Roots. -Turnips, mangels, swedos, and pota to usr rGrasses and feeding crops, vege tables of all kinds, also fruit trees and bushes. Breeding atoek- Horses, cattle, . sheep, pigs, and poultry. An estimate has been made that the total loss in the rural districts of Bel gium is £56,000,000, of which vast sum the crips and stock represent £30,000,000. In Fiivn...
FOOTBALL. [Newspaper Article] — Powlett Express and Victorian State Coalfields Advertiser — 25 June 1915
FOOTBALL. The team to represent the Y7on- x thaggi Football Association against ~t Koramburra Association r>n Saturday next will be selected from the follow ing : - W. Tibballs (captain), W. Munro (vice captain), E. Seamer, J. Seamer, S. Seamer, J. Daly, W. Erickson, J. O'Brien, C. Kent, J." Sharpies, J. Finlayson, H. Munro, P. -Alderson, " Coak " Longmore, Hazen, J. Spence, H. Hanlej', C. Philpott, W. Chinnoch, W. Gannon, A. Schilling. Any of the above players who are un-.iblc to go, will kindly notify their delegates or the Secretary or President of the association as early as possible. The match on Saturday last between Ramblers and St. Joseph's v. Fire Brigade and Archie's Greek resulted in a win fur the former combination, after an exciting game, by a small margin of points. The match was in aid of Mr. Bert. RatclifTe.
INTERESTING LETTERS. [Newspaper Article] — Powlett Express and Victorian State Coalfields Advertiser — 2 July 1915
INTERESTING LETTERS. Sufferers from kidney disorders will find the following letters of. great interest: From Mr. C. F. Gilham, Fyan's Street, 'Marnocl: Vale, Geelong, Vic. "For a number of years 1 suffered very much from "my kidneys and liver. The first symptoms were excruciating pain in the back and under the shoulder blades, heaviness in the stomach, irregularity of the bowels, and oftentimes great distress after eating. My urine was of an un natural colour, and at times voided with great pain. 1 tried many medicines with very little benefit. Then Warner's Safe Cure was brought under my notice. I commenced to take it and felt decidedly better. I continued to take it, getting better each day, and the improvement continued until-1 was once more in good health." From Mrs. Esther Louisa Connelly, 71 Foucart Street, llozelle, Sydnev, N.S.W. "For ten-years I suffered from kidney trouble, and the pain was so bad that 1 had to stop work until it went. My ap petite left me, and I lost my ...
Patriotic Entertainment. GLEN FORBES SOUTH, Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — Powlett Express and Victorian State Coalfields Advertiser — 2 July 1915
Patriotic Entertainment. GLEN FORBES SOUTH, Tuesday. A very successful entertainment and sale of gifts organised by the head teacher (Miss Johnson) and parents and scholars of the local State school, was held in aid of the Red Cross Funds at Glen Forbes South on June 22. At the commencement of the oven ing a patriotic programme' of 25 items was creditably rendered by the pupils. The singing (accompanied by Miss Hunt on the organ) of the National Anthems of the Allies, held a prominent position on the pro gramme. Songs of such a patriotic nature .as "Rule Biitannia," "My Native Land," " The Star-crossed Flag of Australia," " Tipperary," were given Two patriotic duets were heartily rendered by the Misses Anderson. Recitations were also effectively given by the Misses Oakley, Ellis, Milne, Nugent, Ander son, and Masters Milnes and Jackson. Much thanks is duetto Mr R. Milnes for his kindness in providing gramo phone selections during the evening. The Chairman (Mr R. B. Hunt) in a very a...
Patriotic Funds, SALE OF RED CROSS BUTTONS ASSISTANCE FOR WOUNDED SOLDIERS [Newspaper Article] — Powlett Express and Victorian State Coalfields Advertiser — 2 July 1915
Patriotic Funds, SALE OF RED CROSS BUTTONS ASSISTANCE FOR WOUNDED SOLDIERS At the last meeting of the Shire of Phillip Island and Woolaiuai the President (Cr Mcllwraith) made a stirring appeal for a whole hearted response to the Button Fund organ ised in the first place for Belgian relief. In July there would be issued a lied Cross Button for sick and wounded Australian soldiers. The long list of casualties made sad reading and lie was sure the list would bo much longer if it were not for the magnificent work of the Red Cross Societies. Our soldiers had i been giving their lives and winning honor and glory, and it would be a great shame if we did not do our best. lie would like councillors and everyone to make this issue of buttons, for the alleviation of our own soldiers' sufferings, a success. Cr Hollins . said that tnany rate payers had suggested that the Shire should directly vote money, and the contributions would thus come £rou| the whole of the ratepayers. The President said ...
Wonthaggi Court of Petty Sessions. THURSDAY. [Newspaper Article] — Powlett Express and Victorian State Coalfields Advertiser — 2 July 1915
Wonthaggi Court of Petty Sessions. THURSDAY/ (Before Messrs Cohen, P.M., Cr M. J. McMahon (Mayor), Cr F. J. Bird, Mr W. Page Ferguson, J's.P.) C. W. Hunt v. H. George, order for £7 7s 6cl with 15s costs. E. Canty v. L. J Durling, President, Councillors and Rate payers of Shire of Phillip Island and Woolamai garnishee order absolute for £18 3s (3d with £2 4s 6d costs. E H Bartlett v. 0 P Allen, Jno. Robertson garnishee, order abso lute for £3 17s and 13s costs. Mr Brunt for judgement creditors. Last week Constable Heheir of Inverloch, arrested a man named .J. Ryan, laborer, Inverloch, for his own protection, because owing to being on the spree he had ideas that two men wanted to bayonet him. Ryan was remanded to Melbourne for medical treatment by Cr F. J, Bird, J.P,, and should have appeared at the Wonthaggi court yesterday, but there was no appearance. The court ad journed till the mail was sorted and a communication was to hand from the Russel Street authori ties stating that Ryan ...
FOOTBALL. FIXTURES. [Newspaper Article] — Powlett Express and Victorian State Coalfields Advertiser — 2 July 1915
FOOTBALL FIXTURES. For matches in connection with the Wonthaggi Football Association com petition : - SECOND ROUND. - July 3rd. | Archie's Creek v. Fire Brigade St. Joseph's v. Ramblers July 10 th. Fire Brigade v. St. Joseph's Ramblers v. Archie's Creek July 17th. Fire Brigade v. Ramblers St. Joseph's v. Archie's Creek ^ July 2ith. Fire Brigade v. Archie's Creek Ramblers v. St. Joseph's July 31st. St. Joseph's v. Fire Brigade Archie's Creek v. Ramblers August 7th. Ramblers v. Fire Brigade Archie's Creek v. St. Joseph's
Hicksborough. [Newspaper Article] — Powlett Express and Victorian State Coalfields Advertiser — 2 July 1915
Hieksborough. A sad burning fatality occurred at j Hicksborough on Saturday, June 19, ; when a married woman jiatned Mary Jane Chamberlain was.burnt to death. The shocking discovery was made by the husband, who returned home about midnight and found that his wife had been burnt to death. The remuina were lying on the bed in a charred state, and the bed clothes were smoul dering. In the kitchen a number of towels were burnt, and, it is surmised, while endeavoring to extinguish these her clothes caught fire. An inquiry was held by Mi', P. J. Daly, J.P., on Sunday, and a verdict of accidental death, caused by burning, was re- j corded. !
San Remo. [Newspaper Article] — Powlett Express and Victorian State Coalfields Advertiser — 2 July 1915
San Remo. At the last ..meeting of the Phillip Island, and Woolamai Shire council a brief discussion, subsequently adjourned, arose on the vexed question of cattle wan dering on roads and streets, in connection with an application that the Ranger be relieved of his duties for six months or until the farmers have had time to recover from the effects of the late drought. Of course in times of drought the temptation to ' runcattle on to the roads is irresistible, but it was pointed out that some holders of a couple of acres of land habitu ally graze 20 or 30 head of cattle on the roads. Cr Mcllwraith ex pressed the opinion that the only way to deal effectively with the question would be to change a fee f'>r all cattle on the roads Such an arrangament would minimise the evil, but the trouble is the people having been accustomed for a long series of years to free dom in this matter will not be willing to pay. Under the exist ing system there is constant an noyance because of a feeling...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Powlett Express and Victorian State Coalfields Advertiser — 2 July 1915
WE MUST REPEAT When everybody tells the same story. It is hard to say new tilings about Doan's Backache Kidney Pills. They cure the lame and aching back, the sufferer from kidney disorders, and the troubles of those whose urinary or ganism is wrong in its action. That they do this is so easy to prove that not a vestige of doubt remains. Public endorsement is easily proven. Read this: Mr. A. W. Matthews, Reid-crescent, Wonthaggi, says:-"Through having to work in damp places I caught a bad cold, which, unfortunately, settled on my kidneys. My back commenced to ache, and I was soon in such pain that it was almost impossible for me to move without suffering agony. I was also subject to dizzy attacks, and felt tired and had no energy for anything. Later on the secretions became affect ed, being thick and cloudy, and con tained a red sediment. I suffered in this way for some time, and was then ad vised to take Doan's Backache Kidney Pills, so I sent for a bottle at once. After using them ...
I.O.R. VALEDICTORY EVENING, [Newspaper Article] — Powlett Express and Victorian State Coalfields Advertiser — 2 July 1915
I.O.R. 9 - VALEDICTORY .EVENING, On Tuesday a complimentary social was tendered Mr Lobb, C.R., and Mrs Lobb, secretary, of the South Dudley branch I.O.R., by the members of the Wonthag-gi tent before their depar ture from the district. Mr J. Hasson, C.R., who presided, said he knew the guests to be enthusi astic workers in the temperance cause and they would be greatly missed. Brothers C. Beckerleg, J, Moilison, Davidson, J. Birt, Brunton and others also spoke in appreciative terms of the departing members. Bro Shiells (secretary) who had known Bro. and Sister Lobb during the past four years, pointed out that they were responsible for the marked improvements in the lodge at South Dudley, particularly in connection with the Junior tent, of which they were the pioneers. The tent in the very first year had won'the banner, com peted for by all junior lodges. He joined with the other members in wishing Mr and Mrs Lobb every succes and happiness in their new sphere of work. Mr Lobb respon...
Grantville. [Newspaper Article] — Powlett Express and Victorian State Coalfields Advertiser — 2 July 1915
G-rantville. Mr C. T. White, secretary of the Belgian Relief Fund organ ised in this district has yn-esented a highly satisfactory report to the subscribers of donations. Thanks are generously extended to the ladies and gentlemen who assisted, the hall committee for free use of hall for meetings. Special mention is made of the ladies who worked so hard and donated gifts which made the social evening so successful. The amount of £26 Is was col lected as folloAvs Concert and sale of gifts, .£10 13s 4%d, col lected by the following-Miss Chambers £2 18s 6d, Mr Read 18s, Mr Payne £6, Mr White £4 2s 6d, Mr McKay £1 5s, balance patriotic dance per Mr Schultz 9s 3d, ex penditure 16s 7/4, leaving a sub stantial credit balance of £25 5s. All the accounts have been audited and found correct by Mr R. McKay.
Wonthaggi Court of Petty Sessions. [Newspaper Article] — Powlett Express and Victorian State Coalfields Advertiser — 2 July 1915
Wontiiaggi Coui't of Petty Sessions. (Bt'fore Dr.. Buird, Crs Steenholdt, Messrs M. D. Cook and W. P. Ferguson.) THURSDAY, JUNE 2-1. DKHT. E.- H. Bartlett v. G. P. Allen, :order fot £4 13s 6d and 13s costs. .Yvonthsiggi Timber and Trading .Co. v. G-. P. Allen, order for £i 3, with £2 4s 6d costs, THUAXCV. Tne following were fined for . absence of their .children from school: M. Boak 5s, T. Edgeley 5s on each of two charges, C. Brown 2s. A drunk who pleaded guilty and expressed his regVet was discharged. He contributed half a sovereign to the hospital funds. ASSAULT AND ROBBliUV. David Tliomas ' Chamberlain, a youth about. 18 years of age, who was" smartly arreste d at Kilcundti by Constable Cumming.s on Friday, June 18, pleaded guilty to a charge of assaulting and robbing his father of £Z2 at Hicksborough on Thursday, June "17-.Accused was a member of the expeditionary force and was home on leave. In a written statement he admitted knocking his father down, when lie was returning fr...
Sunday's Church Services [Newspaper Article] — Powlett Express and Victorian State Coalfields Advertiser — 2 July 1915
Sunday's Church Services CATHOLIC.-Mass will be celebrated at St, Joseph's Church at 8 and 11 a.m. ; evening devotions 7.15 p m. -REV. T, I-'. 0'SULLIVAN, BAPTIST,-Sunday, 11 a.m. and? p.m. Pastor Rev E. R. Thorne ; evening subject, "The .ethics of a vie- ? torious christian life." Bright singing by choir : all welcome. Sunday school, 2.30 p.m, Pianos, organs, bicycles, cash or terms at the Melbourne Furnishing Coy., Wonthaggi. For bronchial coughs, take Woods'Great Peppermint Cure, 1/d
THE TURF. (BY NEWBURY.) [Newspaper Article] — Powlett Express and Victorian State Coalfields Advertiser — 2 July 1915
THE TURF. (Bv NKWBURY.) The V.R.C. will inaugurate their Winter Meeting on Saturday, when the Grand National Hurdle will be run. FORECASTS. Maiden Hurdle Race (2 miles). Haarlem or Strifeness. Iramoo Welter (1 mile).-Hamburg Belle or Great Shot. Grand National Hurdle (3 miles). Admiral Grand or Wisconsin. Best outsider.-Van Homreigh. Maiden Steeple (about 2 miles). Bricks or Bardolph. Myross Handicap (7 furlongs). Vibratory or Karl. Winter Handicap (It mile).-Meritui or Orvieto.
Recruiting for Australian Imperial Forces. RECRUITING HAS SHOWN A MARKED FALLING OFF LATELY. [Newspaper Article] — Powlett Express and Victorian State Coalfields Advertiser — 2 July 1915
Recruiting for Australian Imperial Forces. i RECRUITING HAS SHOWN A MARKED FALLING OFF LATELY. Although no new units may at pre sent be under organisation, it is vitally important that there should be no shortage of recruits for reinforce ments. There may be some idea abroad that enlistment for reinforcements is not so necessary nor nearly so impor tant as enlistment for a definite unit. This is quite incorrect. It is far mire necessary that reinforcements be provided at present than new.unit3. Reinforcements are urgently required to maintain units already at the fron t at their normal strength. Men must be forthcoming without delay to re place those fallen and to support and strengthen the gallant Australians fighting in Gallipoli. Men enlisted for reinforeemenis must have at least three months training " before embarkation. Oi e draught of reinforcements is at present nearly 2,000 short of requirements. To maintain units now at the front Australia is pledged to provide each month ...
It's a Long Way to Starving Belgium. (TUNE.—"Tipperary.") [Newspaper Article] — Powlett Express and Victorian State Coalfields Advertiser — 2 July 1915
It's a Long Way to Starving Belgium. C- 1 (TUNE.-" Tipperary.") j Up to little Belgium, Came the German Guards one day, Saying, " Clear the thoroughfare, We want to pass this way." Belgium answered, "No you can't, We have our Nation's right." The Germans said, " If you protest, Well, then you have to fight." Chorus - It's a lonp; way to starving Belgium, It's a long way we know, It's a long way to plucky Belgium, Who fought the German foe, Give now, young Australia, And keep their children fed, It's a long, long way to starving Belgium, But we're going to give them bread. When the Germans opened fire Upon the Belgian fort, It was smashed to atom3, and Great Britain's aid was sought. John Bull answered, " Stand your ground, And we will see you through' Then,sent a million soldiers from Old England and the New. Chorus-"It's a long way, One day on the Sydney's deck, Our sailor's stood at ease. When a message came aloft Across the briny seas. Steaming forward at" full speed, An'l with a...
The Turf. IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT [Newspaper Article] — Powlett Express and Victorian State Coalfields Advertiser — 2 July 1915
The Turf. IMPOIITA NT ANNOUNCEMENT Wo have pleasure in announcing the rkci.sion of the " Powlett Express" Proprietary to introduce a new and highly attractive feature. We have arrangeirents made for turf contribu tions from " Newbury," the well known sporting writer. As " New bury's reputation as a bright and informative authority on all matters relating to horse racing is recognised throughouut the Commonwealth, this brief announcement is sufficient to commend itself to all lovers of spoit in Wonthaggi and district. With confidence it is predicted that this latest innovation will add consider ably to the increasing popularity of the " Powlett Express."
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Powlett Express and Victorian State Coalfields Advertiser — 2 July 1915
COMMENCES TO-DAY, FRIDAY. Pruning of Prices maSces Shopping a profitable pastime. Puis money i you i- pocket. fT is impossible to enumerate_ all the Bargains we are offering, but we here give you an idea of the drastic reductions we are making. If you have not already received a Sale Catalogue, write for one at once. Corsets and Underclothing Department. Jap. Silk Hemstitched Sunshine Collars ; usual price during season 10id, now 5Jd. Military Co'lars, in '.Tartan, Roman St; ipes and Jap. Silks ; usual price Is and Is 3d. now 9£d. Jap. Silk Collars, with lapels ; usual price Is 6d, sale price Is. Guipure Lace Collars, square and round shapes, very pretty designs, in Cream and white; cheap at Is 6d and Is lid, during sale ls2£d. Irish Point Lace Collars, lovely goods, in different designs, cheap during season at 2s fid, sale price Is lid. Fancy Cows, in tartans, stripes, checks and trimmed lace, in variety, colors and effects ; usual price Is 3d, sale price 9id. A few odd sizes in W....