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Datyston. [Newspaper Article] — Powlett Express and Victorian State Coalfields Advertiser — 2 July 1915
Datyston. The death occurred on Tuesday, of Mr-J. Hitchens, butcher of Daly ston. While on his round he met with an unfortunate accident on Saturday, being thrown out of" his cart and the wheel passed over him. breaking a rib. The fractured portion of the bone penetrated the lungs causing death. A very successful meeting was held in the Dalyston Hall on June 22, the object being to form a branch of the R -'..Cross Fund. There were about 20 ladies pre sent, including some from Bridge Creek and Archie's Creek. A com mittee was" formed with Mrs Baird president and treasurer and Miss K. Ryan, lion, secretary. Work is now available and it is hoped that there will be many applicants for same.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Powlett Express and Victorian State Coalfields Advertiser — 2 July 1915
Business Advertisements. i I W crzjnj: a P Z3 _!=3 0 ...FKOSyi-.. :@IE &7cL5^,o Pending Building Operations. We have taken Temporary Premises in the Powlett Hotel ' Buildings. Bai in all Llii M clq 1Fiflpsw For Quality and Value. Commonwealth Mfo$5anfc of Hustralia HEAD OFFICE 0? SYDNEY Th\» Bank Ii open for all classes of GENERAL BANKING BUSINESS at EQUITABLE BUILDING, COLLINS STREET, MELBOURNE Alio *t Sydney, Canberra, Adelaide, Perth, Hobarfc, Brisbane, Ilockhampton, Townsville, and London* Cable remittances made to, and drafts drawn on foreign places direc*. Foreign bills negotiated and collected. Letters of credit issued to any part of the world. Bills negotiated or forwarded for collection. ^ Banhing and Exchange Uusiness of every description transacted within the Common* wealth, United Kii.^do'.n and abroad. Current accounts opened. Interest paid on fixed deposits. Advances made against approved securities. SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT Victorian Central Office: 317 COLLINS...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Powlett Express and Victorian State Coalfields Advertiser — 2 July 1915
ISHSE m ^ B GO>; Old Post 'Jffice, Site, Timber Merchant, Ironmonger, Uuilder and Contractor, Flan? and Estimates prepared for intending- Builders. iiCT" it will pay yon vo call on us. Advertisements. D8. '/ppir^rv" Mk>IJI Li il And Importers of Air Bods and Cushions, Enemas, Silk Elastic Stock ings, Bandages, C-alvanic Batteries, Abdominal Belts, Trusses, and Surgi cal Appliances generally. Price List Posted Free on application. ORDERS BY POST Promptly Attended to and Despatched on the clay of Receipt. 2 80 BOURKE ST., MEtiBOTTRNE. BRANCH Piiahmacy ; 111 COLLINS STREET. immrn fptetiSMs?! SHUGO Ci»sa.±@ Hacks, Jinkers, Buggies, and Drags for Hire. Picnic Parties Catered for. Horses Carefully Fed and StaWed. Chaff, Grain and Produce for Sale., Local Agent for Arthur H. S. Schiey, Land Salesman. tW All Correspondence Promptly Attended To, "US! L V. Pill ^IIFF, GENERAL CARRIER and FORWARDING AGENT. Furniture, Pianos, Etc., carefully and expediti ously Removed, Packed, or Stored. ...
[?]owlett Express. PUBLISHED EVERY FRIDAY. TELEPHONE NO. 8. FRIDAY, JULY 2nd, 1915. LOCAL AND GENERAL. [Newspaper Article] — Powlett Express and Victorian State Coalfields Advertiser — 2 July 1915
Ilofoleft PUBLISHED EVERY FRIDAY. TELEPHONE NO. 8. FRIDAY, JULY 2nd, 1915. LOCAL AND GENERAL. IN connection wilh the fire at Black wood Forest, when Mr Lillev's house was burnt down, a sum of £ 15 in notes paid to him by the- Shire secretary. Mr H.rT3onwick, together with other money was destroyed. DEPOSITORS in the State Savings Bank are reminded by advertisement that the Inspector (Mr J. M. Corbet) will be in attendance at the Bank on Monday, July 5, for the annual in spection of pass-books. It is particu larly desired that depositors should produce their pass-books at this time. THE death took place in the Won taggi hospital at 2 30 a.m. on Tuesday morning last of Mr. J. H. L. Jatnea, who for the past five years was well known in Wonthaggi and district, and who followed the occupation of a music teacher and piano tuner. About a fortnight ago deceased contracted blood poisoning, which was the im mediate cause of his death. The medical and nursing staff attached to the local hospit...
KORUMBURRA v. WONTHAGGI. [Newspaper Article] — Powlett Express and Victorian State Coalfields Advertiser — 2 July 1915
KORUMBUflRA v. WONTET.VGG-L The second meeting of teams under the auspices of the ab.ivn ;iss,>;i:Umns took place on Saturday last on the Korumbtu'tNi Agricultural Society's groau'd. The first meeting, which .was held at Wonthaggi last year, re sulted in favor of the visiting learn, but this year the boys I'r.iin Coal.jpolis more than held their own. Konim bnrra played in their association's uuifortn of maroon, while Wonfchaggi adopted the clnb colors of Sfc. Joseph viz., green and gold. But something must have happened to the equip ment department of both associations as they were short of uniforms, and the players presented a rather bizarre appearance. The Wonthaggi team, with their fellowers, journeyed by special train, which in the way of specials was very much out of the ordinary in the accommodation pro vided, and running well to time helped in no small way in the general enjoyment of the trip. TUB PLAY. The day was cold but fiue and a slight breeze favored the town goal fc...
SIR J. JELLICOE AND A BLIND GIRL. [Newspaper Article] — Powlett Express and Victorian State Coalfields Advertiser — 9 July 1915
SIR J. JELLICOE AND A BLIND GIRL Kathleen Ton-, a"little blind girl of York, has received a letter from Ad miral Jellicoe, thanking her for the gift of a woollen scarf which she had knit ted. With the scarf she sent a letter in braille saying that she would- be the happiest little girl in England if Ad miral Jellicoe would ucecpt the gift; and adding: "All the other blind girls thank you and all the brave soldiers and sailors for defending us." She has re ceived the following rejjly, says the "Yorkshiro Herald," from Sir John's secretary: '' Dear Kathleen,-Admiral Sir J olin jellicoe"has- told ine to answer your niec letter .to liim, and to thank you very much indeed for tlie -beautiful scarf-which you have sent him. The Admiial thinks it is very clever of you to knit so splendidly when you cannot sec what you are doing, and ho thinks it very' kind of you to do it all for him. Directly the Admiral saw the scarf he put it on, and said, 'I shall put oil dear little Kathleen's scarf wh...
POPULAR FALLACIES. THAT COUNTRY AIR IS PURE AND TOWN AIR FOUL. [Newspaper Article] — Powlett Express and Victorian State Coalfields Advertiser — 9 July 1915
POPULAR FALLACIES. . THAT COUNTRY AIR IS PURE AND 'I'O'iVX AIR FOUL. City air--is unduly abused. Serious .contamination is nearly always mainly .an indoor condition. Tile air of bod rooms in the country is often ton times as foul as tho open air of the densest city; indued, tliero arc very few bed rooms . in which the pollution every night does not -greatly exceed that of any ordinary outside air. There is no excuse -for this. Air can be kept pure and healthy in the smallest town cot tage by^'providing a sufficient inlet and outlet, .ami thuB ensuring a free' cur rout' all night. This would be provided by'an ordinary fireplace and a sash win ,dp,(\' wille open-not merely opened,a ??few. inches-and unobstructed by any blind or curtain. When the bedroom it self has no fireplace, the door leading out of the bedroom and into the>itehen can be left open. Then, if the kitchen window be shut, the air to supply the chimney must enter through the open window of the bedroom.' If windows ar...
THEN SPAKE THE "DEAD." [Newspaper Article] — Powlett Express and Victorian State Coalfields Advertiser — 9 July 1915
i . '-TlliON SPAKE T11K 7' 0J3A.D.'' . It was a suit in ^Chancery,- and tfeire was a great gathering, of the deceased's family, ..-quarrelling, as relatives will/ oyer the;-yli^f|ioii'. ,of the spoils. The lawyers-.^n^^cl^«huukled,' for the suit seemed likely !ioVb"6;. prolonged and coiii-. plicated.' - - . , There' were many lawyers, too, and lie..judge marvelled at. the immensity of ..the deceased' mair"s family as silk and stuc rose in rapid succession, intro ducing themselves with the usual for mula: "And. I" my lord, am for the nephews (or nie'eos, or fifteenth cousins removed,' as fchcj case may be) of the deceased. "J'The procession seemed in terminable, but* at last. it came to an end. Then a small voice was heserd tim idly saying from the back of the court, "May i be allowed to speak, my lord?" .There wifs dead ^silence as his lordship .adjusted his spectacles and asked rather dejectejUy: '' Who are . you!'' The .answer was, to say the least, un expected. ? am the deceased,...
SUBMARINE WAR. A SIGN OF FAILURE [Newspaper Article] — Powlett Express and Victorian State Coalfields Advertiser — 9 July 1915
SUBMARINE WAR. A SIGN OF FAILURE . Whs.t is to be tin- reply to Germany's policfc' of using sul marines for' destroy ing- our merchant ships ? (asks Mr Archibald Tlurd, tile well-known writer on naval matters in the London Daiiy Telegraph). . Of course, no one likes' either tlie inconvenience or the monetary loss or the risk'of humar ' life; but this is ? war time ; if-wc preserve a true per spective wn must' always bear in our mind's, eye" the sufferings'of Belgium, j the over-running of Northern Franco, | ^and tiie German invasion of Poland., with fcli that the enemy's presence liasT meant in these -areas-and thank God for th3 British Fleet. It ought to go'without, daying-that the naval authorities will not change , their strategic policy owing to this new development. But as I write there j comes a letter from a correspondent j who declares that "it is not creditable i to our Admiralty that a German sub- j marine should have been able to sail up thj^St George's" Channel and down ...
TWELVE RULES FOR THE NEWLY WED. [Newspaper Article] — Powlett Express and Victorian State Coalfields Advertiser — 9 July 1915
TWELVE RULES FOR THE NEWLY WED. This ' lot tor belongs to the treasure chest of ii very .happy old couple, who recived it as a wedding present long years ago. Dear and --;-r-,. wo' cannot mal^e y.iu a^niee present like the other Folks, so we arc sending you a dozen good rnl->s of life. ?'We'hope you will accept them as the, g -'od wishes of two trufriends who have been over the way bet ore you. These rules may keep, yon - from making' the mistakes which sonio newly married folks make before they find out bow to live to gether. * 1. Never arguewith each other. An argument lias no place in a home. Yon >ean counsol with each other, and help eaclt, other t.i overcoflic faults and agree to, nil your plans without letting the discussion assume the proportions of a dispute.. Arguments chill the, heart, and, if vehement enough, will freeze it to death. 2. Never urge the other to do any thing beyond the point of courtesy. Tlr's -is tyrannising. Allow him or her the i;ight t.v refuse. F...
ONE OF THE IDLE RICH. EX-OFFIGER'S EAGERNESS TO FIGHT. [Newspaper Article] — Powlett Express and Victorian State Coalfields Advertiser — 9 July 1915
ONE OF THE IDLE RICH. EX-OFFIGER'.S EAGERNESS P TO FIGHT. Th* -headmaster* of Ktoii has sent the following record to the "Eton College Chronicle" of. an .Eton -officer,'.winch lie has recived from an old (Harrovian. It is an example of the way in wiucli thousands of Etonians have left all to serve their country.?'/ ''The foil iwing-note ,611 0110 wlio, up -' to August last,"knight- have been classed as' of the 'idle rich' may be of in terest, as an bxaniplc-'of,, the maniier. in which ninny, have-left all that.helps to make life enjoyable; and have join ed the army at their country's call. Names and .some other items haye been' censored;, as the subject:of this note is. as modest as'lie is'valiant, and. were he to return; from the frail t and consider ho . had Ijoniy. advertised,. the- writer might he added to-the eleven of the ' enemy who, according >tu- the, extract f rom tlie ''London Gazette''; given be low, were Kcocuritccl^ for by Second Jiieutenant^X.r.inearcMessines, on O...
CHIEF FACTOR IN WAR. SUPPLIES OF AMMUNITION. WHAT THE BIG GUNS CONSUME. [Newspaper Article] — Powlett Express and Victorian State Coalfields Advertiser — 9 July 1915
CHIEF FACTOR IN WAR. SUPPLIES OF AMMUNITION. WHAT THK me; GUN'S CONSUM1 The i-hief factor in deeidini thin war ' (Air H.ilaire Uplloc writes) will be the | superiority of uiie side or the otlier of lieavy artillery... The war Las readied n plmse ill, - which tliat point is qililt! cL-iir, and it is a point w hich should be fwuiliar henceforward to the public 'opinion of all t.lie Allies; for the provi sion o" ammwuitu 11 and of pieces in sufficient lapidity will very largely dt> 1 en I rjion ;h t opini.ii. There are three things that give 0110 party superiority in its heavy artillery ovor »not her-the handling of the pieca?, the number of pieces, (aid yd in % the pow-T of re-lining worn riflings and replacing iost. pieeos) and. third, the fupply of. ammunition. Tho first of these is. of course J" es sential. The Allies-have it without a doubt. The handling of guns is a matter oj" talent and natural tempera ment as much as ;:ny other art/ and the Allies in the west are. now e'oarl...
WANDERING CATTLE IN SHIRE OF PHILLIP ISLAND AND WOOLAMAI. (TO THE EDITOR POWLETT EXPRESS). [Newspaper Article] — Powlett Express and Victorian State Coalfields Advertiser — 9 July 1915
WANDERING CATTLE IN SHIRE OF PHILLIP ISLAND AND WOOLAMAI. (TO THE EDITOR POWLETT EXPRESS). SIR,-In your last issue reference was made to a discussion at the last meeting of the above Council, re the quastion of Wandering Cattle on roads, in connection with an application that the ranger be relieved from his duties for six months or until farmers have had time to recover from the effects of the late drought. As a farmer in the Shire referred to, I strongly pro test against the council interfering .i'n any way with the provisions laid down under the Pounds Act. Every facility should be given to our ranger who has always carried out his duties in a fear less and conscientious manner Of course it cannot be expected of him, to be always where wanted, but if any farmer is pested with wandering cattle he should write about the matter. These wandering stock are a curse to farmers, and mostly belong to specu lators who buy in one market and turn them adrift until the next, or until they can ...
FOOTBALL[?] FIXTURES. [Newspaper Article] — Powlett Express and Victorian State Coalfields Advertiser — 9 July 1915
FOOTBALL FIXTURES. For matches in connection with the Wonthaggi Football Association com petition SECOND ROUND. July 10th. 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 24th. 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 Mrs. Jones got all her furnishings for her tent at tlie Melbourne Furnish !nar Co.. Orahain St.. Wonf.hasfri
HOSPITAL BALL. (TO THE EDITOR POWLETT EXPRESS.) [Newspaper Article] — Powlett Express and Victorian State Coalfields Advertiser — 9 July 1915
HOSPITAL BALL. (TO THE EDITOR POWLETT EXPRESS.) SIR,-I, like Mr Brunt, did not intend to add further to the correspondence of this subject, but I cannot allow the misstatements in Mr Brunt's letter to go unchallenged. First: I said there was only one dissentient again3t the ball and I still say there was only one. I should know what parses at our meetings better than Mr Brunt. Second : I said that Mr Brunt attended a local ball and I say again he did, as also did Mrs Brunt and daughter. Again Air Brunt says that I inferred that Mrs Brunt was the writer of "Hospital Sympathiser," where he gets that idea from I do not know, it is certainly not from my letter, and I am not curious enough to ask who was the writer. Third : Mr Brunt says he did not predict a failure, well he said " that all he had met were of his opinion as to the propriety of holding a ball in war time" and as Mr Brunt must meet a large portion of the resi dents in the course of a week or two, 1 think that was predictio...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Powlett Express and Victorian State Coalfields Advertiser — 9 July 1915
A VALUABLE HINT. Those who get on in the world are those who never fail to take a valuable hint when it comes their way. Here is a hint which may prove of great value to you. Mrs. T. Elliott, Mines-road, Korum burra, says:-"For years I suffered from backache and other distressing symptoms of kidney trouble, such as disordered secretions, dizzy attacks, and a dull, tired feffling that I could not shake off. I tried all sorts of kid ney remedies in the. hope of getting well again, but until I got Doan's Back ache Kidney Pills nothing did me any good. These pills were one day brought under my notice as a cure for disordered kidneys, so I bought some. The ilrst couple of bottles gave me relief, and eight bottles made a com plete cure. Before I took Doan's Backache Kidney Pills my sufferings were awful, and I used to feel some times too ill to move, but I am in j splendid health now, and have been every since my cure was effected six years ago. Doan's Backache Kidney j ?Pills are a fine ...