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No title [Newspaper Article] — Lang Lang Guardian — 9 September 1914
A public^meeting was called, at Cran-1 bonrnelast-Tiiight by the Progress Asso ciation fortlie purpose of considering the advisability of erecting a Mechanics' Institute at Cranbournc. This associa tion was instrumental in securing the erection of the new shiro hall, and its future ambitions will no doubt be the theme of general admiration 1 The poll taken on Saturday last for an increase of hotel- licenses m the Phillip Island Licensing district has been suc cessful. It was necessary that 1,853 votes should be polled, in order to make the poll valid, and the latest returns to hand show that 2,076 were recorded. Licenses are hlcely to be applied for at Wonthaggi and Kooweerup. On Friday afternoon a stallion parade will be held at Lang Lang. Mr Haddon. dentist, visits at the Palace Hotel to-morrow (sale day.) The Tobin Yallock Guu Club's shoot takes place on Saturday next. A truck of pigs and calves will be des patched by Clarke and Co. from Lang Lang and by Scott and Co. from Koowee...
Sad Fatality at Lang Lang. SUDDEN DEATH ON FOOT-BALL FIELD. [Newspaper Article] — Lang Lang Guardian — 9 September 1914
Sad Fatality at Lang Lang. « SUDDFiX DEATH ON FOOT BALL FIELD. The football match between Lang Lang and iCooWerfup which took place on Saturday will long be remem bered, being terminated by the pain fully midden death of one of the Lang Lang players, Mr Walter Mackie. Mr Mackie in the first quarter was placed half-forward, and as .usual was playing a very effective and stren uous game. Iu the second term he was roving, and about halfway through the quarter was observed to stop fol lowing the game, and after standing unsteadily for a rrfonient, fall to his hands and knees, and then lay on the ground. The game at the tune was' exciting, and players, thinking he wag "winded," although he had received no knock (the game being played in s very friendlv spirit) left the poor fellow in care of the spectators, who carried him from the ground, and at once saw his condition was critical. Every thing that could be thought of was done for his relief, but it was soon apparent that he was beyond ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Lang Lang Guardian — 9 September 1914
£HK TOWER OF ADVERTISING. A man never realise.? the fu:l bene,fits of advertising till ho lias plac d the .matter before the same people 50 or 100 times. Tho first ad. is good, buc the 100th is wonli more that 500 times aa much as the first. Some one ha^ said the first time a man looks at an advertisement he doea not ses* it. The second time he doea not notici Tho third time he is dimly conscious .of it. •The fourth time he fairly remembers Bomef-hing jf the kind before. Tho fifth time he half reads it. The sixth time Le turns up his nos^ at it. The seventh time he throws the papei .down impatiently. Xftt> eigiitii time he ejaculates: "There is the confounded Ihing again." Tho ninth time he vondcs if there is anything in it. The tenth time ha tninte it> ini.ch: be possible to suit somebody else's easr The eleventh time he thinks ho will nsk his neighbour if he has tried it pi knows anytlung about it. The twelfth time he wonders if the confounded advertiser cau make it pay. The...
Cranbourue Council. ANNUAL MEETING. CR. HARDY PRESIDENT. [Newspaper Article] — Lang Lang Guardian — 9 September 1914
Cranbourue uouacii. j ANNUAL MEETING. ! CR. IIAKDY PRESIDENT. The annual meeting of the Cranb* ourne Shire Council was held on | Monday last. The President's allowance was fixed 'at £30. Cr Greaves moved that Cr Hardy be appointed President for tlie ensu ing year, and said he thonght the pos ition was due to him, an J that he would carry out the duties witB credit to himself and do Louor to the council. Cr O'Brien, who asked him to apologise for his absence, desired him to state that had he Been present he would support Cr Hardy's ncrain« ation, Cr Wilson seconded, and said Cr Hardy had a double right to the posi tion, as not only was it his tarn but he had every qualification for the off ice. The motion was supported by Crs Callanan, H«rk&s and Cameron, and carried unanimously, Cr Hardy said there was one thing he prized more than the position, and that waB the knowledge that he had the unanimous support of the council; lie was not out after the position, but would accept i...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Lang Lang Guardian — 9 September 1914
"LAXETTES" Aperient Chocolate Squares. Pleasant -^afe-and Effective, for children or adults. All chemists and storekeepers, 1/- and 2/6, or' Bowen & Co., Swanston-st., Melbourne. Send far free sHirmle. The International Harvester Co. of Aust. are Belling the very highest class of 2, 3, and 4 furrow Mould board Plows (Riding), at prices from £3 to £5 below their real value, and are giving very easy terras. It's foolish for any farmer to buy elsewhere until he has got particulars. Branches in capital*, of eaoh State. Over 700 local agencies throughout Australia.
LANG LANG. [Newspaper Article] — Lang Lang Guardian — 9 September 1914
LA.NG- LANG. The polling for Lang Lang subdivision was—Irvine 669, McDougall 369, infor mal 9. For the Senate the result was— McColl 674 McLean 661 Trenwith 661 Cook 658\ Edgar 653 Mauger 652 Barnes 357 Findley 355 Barker 351 McKissock 348 Eussell 348 Blakey 342 Informal 37 D. T. Henderson, Lang Lang
Yannathan Patriotic Meeting, £61 COLLECTED IN THE ROOM [Newspaper Article] — Lang Lang Guardian — 9 September 1914
Yannathan Patriotic Meeting, £61 COLLECTED IN THE ROOM A public meeting, convened by Cr. A. Cameron was held in the Yannathan nail on Saturday evening last for the purpose of making arrangements to raise funds to assist the Lady Mayoress's Patriotic movement. Owing to its being election day and other counter-attractions, the meeting was small, but it was very en thusiastic, Cr Cameron wai? appointed Chairman, aiict Mf W. II. Currie Secretary and | Treasurer, and on the motion of Messrs Bennett and Pennoy all present were appointed a committee for the purpose of allocating all moneys collected, and it 1 was decided to hold a patriotic concert, to be followed by d ball on Friday even ing, October 2nd. It was also decided on the motion of Messrs Penney and Bickerdike, that a subscription list be opened at once, which was done, with the satisfactory result that £(51 was raised in five minutes from the following—■ Mr and Mrs P. E. Penney £10* 0 0 Mr and Mrs 11. Gr, Gardiner £10 0 0 Messr...
Trusts and Combines. [Newspaper Article] — Lang Lang Guardian — 9 September 1914
Trusts and Combines,! a I XBy Bill Nye) It was with a great amount of in terest that I listened to the remarks of Sir William Irvine, when speak ing at Lang Lang, on the subject of trusts and combines, especially that portion relating to the determination of the Liberal party to deal with any injurious combination with the mach inery of existing Anti-Trust laws. At the previous election his oppon ent, Mr Russell, conducted his cam paign principally on an appeal for support for his party to deal with trusts and combines, on the ground that they were responsible for the rise in the cost of living. It was characteristic of 'the icebetg' that during the campaign he never ref erred in any way to his opponent or his opinions. However, at Bunyip one of his audience, exasperated by 'the iceberg's' silence on this sub ject, asked him point blank : 'What is the .cause of the increase in the cost of living ?' The answer was : "There are many causes, but the principal reason is the depreciation...
GRAIN. Tuesday, September 8. [Newspaper Article] — Lang Lang Guardian — 9 September 1914
(r H A T V. Tuesday, September 8. I Wheat—This is much, firmer, and f.a.q. is quoted to-day nominally 5/3, but there is practically nothing offering Oats—The continued dry weather has made these firm a little, and milling are now quoted up to 3/, feed 2/10 to 2/11 Barley—Prices all round have advanc ed, as stocks are becoming exhausted. English is selling from 2/y to 3/6, and Cape from 2/6 to 2/9 Maize—Deliveries this week ha've been much lighter, and there is rather a better feeling. Prime Flat lied is worth 3/9£ to 3/10, Hickory King 5/6 Clialt*—Prices this week have advanced nearly 10/ a ton, and prime oaten is now bringing £5, medium £4 10/ to £4 15/ Onions—The speculative element still exists, and prices vary considerably from da}r to day. Yesterday £13 was quoted, but to-day £12 is top Potatoes—Heavy supplies continue to como forward, and there is very little de mand excepting for the very best. Prime Carmens are selling at £5 10/ to £6, Snowflakes £4 15/ to £5, with medium an...
PRODUCE REPORT [Newspaper Article] — Lang Lang Guardian — 9 September 1914
PRODUCE EEPORT The Gippsland & Northern Cooperative Selling Co. Ltd. report September 3 —> Butter.—Production is growing slight ly, but just sufficient quantities are being regulated for local and Intorstate sales. The market was firm at llfd to 1/ for choicest, ll^d for choice, good to prime lid to lljd, seconds lid, dairies and separators lOkl to lid Cheese.—No alteration to report, 7£d and 7£d being secured for new loaf, mediums jd less, semi-matured nomin ally quoted at 8Jd to 9d, matured lOd to 10.^1 Eggs—There has been a good demand this week, and the market firmed to lOd for ordinary lines, a shade higher for specials Bacon—Light sides are readily selling at lOd to 10£d, medium weights 9kl, heavies 8£d, middles lid, jackets 9d Hams lOd to 1/ Lard—Bulk 7£d, packets 7£d
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Lang Lang Guardian — 9 September 1914
THE &lt;31U AUDI AN Fulfils all these Reauirements ADVERTISING. 4 f There is no Business that cannot bo Benefited by live, judicious advertis ing. Ill country towns the people in business sometimes say, "Why should I advertise ? Everybody knows where I am and what I sell." But that is an error. It can be proved erroneous by' the Railway and Coach manifests and the parcels post lists at any provincial centre in which :th« local business men fail to realise the need for keeping the people in touch t»ith all they have to sell aJid how they seJl it. It is safe to assert that by far the greater part of the goods that J>ouie from tho cities through mail iorders could be obtained locally of as good quality and as cheaply as the city houses can supply. But people need to be educated up to this, and it is ■ -through the advertising columns of the Looal Newspaper that the education can '-be effected. ' Moreover the Business man's announcement in the Local Newspaper is a I standing ...
Flinders Election. [Electors on Roll, 37,408.] [Newspaper Article] — Lang Lang Guardian — 9 September 1914
"Flinders Election. — e [Electors on Roll, 37,403'.l Berwick In?ino McDougall 564 329 Bunyip 412 549 Gowes 232 54 Dandenong 2162 1901 Dromana 668 514 Droain 854 532 Pentree Gully 838 472 Frankslon 1241 910 Healesville 375 381 Kangaroo Ground 371 239 Korumburra 950 1004 Lang Lang 669 369 Lilydale 1082 904 Loch 704 256 Pakenham 655 375 Eingwood 932 578 War bur ton 457 1008 Wonthaggi 635 1932 Totals 13,831 12,343 Informal, 358. 2,000 absentee votes to count, Voting in 1913 : Irvine RuSsell 15,640 11,418
THE LANG LANG GUARDIAN Published every Wednesday Afternoon—3d per copy [Newspaper Article] — Lang Lang Guardian — 9 September 1914
THE LANG LANG GUARDIAN Published every Wednesday Afternoon—3d per copy No Resident of the District CAN AFFORD to do without his District News 3paper. It is„ihe on'ly means by whiah the people of the district can keep iu touch ■ with the affairs -in which they are personally interested. The City dailies aud •■weeklies arc al! very well for t-hos.j who wish to keep posted upon affairs of State and iyf the world. But does not a comparatively trifling event in our own neighbourhood loom much larger in our eyes than the downfall of a nation on the other side of the world? The local newspaper that jgires all the ■news of its own town an:l District—all the doings of its people and the hap pollings—:s therefore the Newspaper that holds first pla.ee iii. the regard ,ol -all who take a healthy interest in their surroundings. In addition to the personal claim the district Newspaper possesses it giv.es •T-ery real advantages from a business standpoint. Whether in business in '6he town or on the...
Britain's Command of the Sea. [Newspaper Article] — Lang Lang Guardian — 9 September 1914
Britain's Command of the Sea. If we have command of the sea, no power could land 50,000 men with stores and munitions of war in Austra lia. If we have not command of the sea an invader would certainly throw on to our shores a far larger army than wo could hope to cope with. A com mon-sense reading of Sir Ian Hamilton's report on Australia's military defences can lead tc no other deduction than that our army is too small to cope with a real invasion, and far larger and more cum- | bersome than is needed to meet a chance raid. Great Britain's almost instantane ous command of the sea, her domination of the trade routes, £ind her first naval attack in the destruction of German war ships off Heligo'and, show how vital to the interests of the Empire is absolute sea control, enabling England and the dominions not only to rest in absolute safety, but to constantly increase their reinforcements to their allies in Europe, |
POSTAL NOTES [Newspaper Article] — Lang Lang Guardian — 9 September 1914
POSTAL NOTES Postal notes may be obtained at any post office payable at Money Order offices ia this Sate, South Australia Queensland and Tasmania, The following are thi denominations of the notes nnd the prices charged for them— Is id, Is 6d $d, 2s Id, 2s 6d Id, 3s Id, 3s 6d "id, 4s Id, 4s 6d Id, 6slfd. 2s 2d, 10s 3d, 15s 3d. 2Cs 3d,
General Information STAMP DUTIES [Newspaper Article] — Lang Lang Guardian — 9 September 1914
General Information STAMP DUTIES Duties on bills of exchange and prnmia sory notes nob exceeding £25 6d. £50 Is, £75 Is 6d, £100 2s. For every additional £50 or fractional part thereof la The duty on a bill of exchange payable on demand or on presentation or at sifht ia Id. piyable at any future date 6d and upwards according to value Cheques Id Receipts for payment of £2 or upwards Id Lease or agreement f.or lease of lands or tenements for auy term— (a) Any money or marketable security for every £50 or fractional part thereof 5 0 (b) Any rent exceeding £G5 per annum yearly or otherwise—for every £50 or fractional part thereof 2 6 (c) For every transfer or assignment of any leaso 5 0 Exemptions .Draft or order drawn upon any other banker in "Victoria for settling ae2ounta only •Government cheques Draft 1'or transmission of money between Government departments Withdrawing money from any post offica or other savings bank Government or m^iiicipal debentures Cheques drawn by any officer ...
POSTAL RATES [Newspaper Article] — Lang Lang Guardian — 9 September 1914
POSTAL RATES Letters (this Stale) for every i oz or under Id Packets—Commercial ntid printed papers, maximum weight 51b, dim ensions not to exceed 2ft in length, lft in depth or width—for every 2 oz or fraction thereof Id Patterns and samples, packets and merchandise, etc. maximum lib. dimensions not to exceed S.ft in length, lft in width or depth, rate of postage for every 2 oz or frant ion thereof Id Books—For every 4 oz or undei up to 5lb s Id Newspapers—For every newspaper id ?ost Cards—ear'a . Id Letter Cards—tno cards 2jd Registration fee 3d Litters marked 'Urgent' and bearing &lt;Sd additional stamps will he treated in tlie same manner as telegrams "and .delivered with the utmost despatch if addressed to persons in the radius of the delivery by telegraph messenger To New South "Wales, New Zealand. Fiji. Queensland. South Australia. Tasma nia, Western Australia—Same charges aB in Victoria * " " British and foreign Postage—Letters — For every ounce or under to United Ki...
Cranbourne Shire Council, Monday Last. [Newspaper Article] — Lang Lang Guardian — 9 September 1914
Cranbourne Shire Council, Monday Last. Present—Crs Gleaves (President), Brunt, Cameron, Hardy, Wilson, Lloyd, Herkes, and Callanan, • Gr Haidy was unanimously elected Presideut, a report of the annual meet ing being published elsewhere. COBEESPONDENCE. Public "Works, requesting cheque for £1 15s lOd, freight on 71 rolls of' wire netting.—.Received Same, that cost of 26 ri lis of wire netting is £33 19s Gd, which would be forwarded on receipt of cheque for that amount.—Received , Same'; asking if work of audit would be increased or decreased as compared with last year.—Replied to Same, that width of carriage aud footways, Craubourne, had been pro claimed, vide Government Gazette, 19 | S | *1-4, page 3093.—Received Same, that price of wire Dettins had been raised to £23 los per mile for Engh'sb, £25 2s 6d for Pentridge.— ^Received Same, forwarding instructions that a separate set of books and bank account must be kept for accounts wUhCountry Roads Board.—Received Railway Department, t...