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METHODIST. [Newspaper Article] — Tungamah and Lake Rowan Express and St. James Gazette — 28 May 1914
METHODIST. TOXGAMAII CIKCDIT - Tungamah 7.30, Rev E. C. Perkins ; Devcnish 11, Mr Kcrvillc ; Waggarandall 3, Mr Davis; Stcwarton 7, Mr Davis; Bowcya 11, Kev IS. C. Perkins : Peochelba iJ.30, Ucv Perkins. KATAMATITKCIRCUIT-Katamatile .'i, Mr Williams, 7.13 (S), Rev W H Taylor; Dnnbulbalanc 11, Kev W H Taylor, 7.15, Mr Snllivan ; Youarang 11, Mr Dickie ; iTouanmite 3. Kev W. H. Taylor.
WILBY STOCK SALE. [Newspaper Article] — Tungamah and Lake Rowan Express and St. James Gazette — 28 May 1914
WILI3Y STOCK SALE, Messrs Crt'ccn, Manning and Co., report having held their utual monthly stock sale at Wilby on Wednesday, the 'JOth inst,, when a fair yarding of sheep and a small supply of cattle, wore forward to a moderate attendance of local and district buyers. I'ricea wero quite equal to lalo ruling rales, the following being somo of the principal prices : -Crossbred ewea, I and (3 tootli, iu lamb to Lincoln, to £1 Os 7d; crossbred weaners to 17s (this price for a very nice lot sold on account of Mr Walter Wilkinson); smaller crossbred weaners, 14sSd to Us lid; fat crossbred ewes and wethers, 20s Id to 23s; Lineolti rams 15s lid. Cittlo-Store cows, £3 Us to 4-1 j springers, £1 los to £li; steers, '-'i to 3yrs, £j to £li Is; fat heifer, £7 l'Js. '
The Express. THURSDAY, MAY 28, 1914. General Hamilton's Report. [Newspaper Article] — Tungamah and Lake Rowan Express and St. James Gazette — 28 May 1914
21\c (!:xjn'CiV.'i. THURSDAY, MAY 'JS, 10li. General Hamilton's Report. To the politician the roporfc on the military forces of the Commonwealth iB ^specially interesting, b«cause it stresses the enormous importance of administration. This most of us are disposed to underrate; oar tendency is to judge Ministers almost wholly by the Dills they pass. In like way, I those who give but casual attention to ' the matter are tempted to base their estimate of the efficiency of an army a'lnio3t entirely on the number, physique, courage and discipline of its men. General Hamilton reminds 113 tine "the part the administrative); ollicer plays in war is fully na vital and as patriotic as that played by his j brother in-arms, the Gghter." This is a lesson which Great Britain should havo learnt in the Crimea, to which she sent her troops with sword3 tint ; would not cut, with boots that would not hold together, with inadequate supplies of food, largely unwholesome and in parts uneatable. It) was n...
ITEMS OF INTEREST. [Newspaper Article] — Tungamah and Lake Rowan Express and St. James Gazette — 28 May 1914
ITEMS OF INTEREST. ' Tungamah fcjhiro Council meets neit Monday. Meeting of the Tungamah New Year's Day Sports Club on Saturday evening next, at S o'clock. Three residents uf lieualla drew a £100 prize in Tatt's Newcastle Cup sweep, while another party of six got a scratch horse aud divided £30. According to . figures prepared by the Railway Deportment there were iy,:>22 b'gs of wheat stacked at stations on the ^ urrawonga liue for the week endiug 21st May. A toucher was instructing hor pupils in the use of a hyphen. Among tho oxamples given by Iho children was " bird-cogo." "1 hat's right," eueouragiugly remarked the teacher. "Now, Tommy, tell me why we put a hyphen iu ' bird-cage' ? " " It's for the bird to ait OD," was the startling re joinder. In "Anccdotcs of Pulpit and Parish " there is a good story of u clergyman who met an old woman whose husband was dying. "lam afraid he is very ill," said the clergyman. " Yes, sir," she answered, " but I do my best for him ; I rend the ...
LOCAL AND GENERAL. [Newspaper Article] — Tungamah and Lake Rowan Express and St. James Gazette — 28 May 1914
LOCAL AND GENERAL. EMPIUB DAY-By direction of the Educaiion Department., Empire Day waB celebrated in State on Friday last. The day wa-. n-i ./rated (it the local school with much enthu siasm. The isterior of the building was suitably decorated, and the pro gramme specified by thn department adhered to. Tlio pitriotic songs and addresses given were as follow :-Song, Unfurl the Flag; pupils; address, The British Empire, head teacher; song Men of Harlech, pupils; address, The Australian Flags, Miss Joy; class recitation. Australia's Fhgu, pupils; addiese, The growth of Empire, Mr CounBell. An adjournment was then made to the playground, where the thg was Baluted, and the National Anthem sung. In the afternoon a picnic was held in Jubilee Paik, when baseball, football, ring games, etc., were indulged in till dusk. There were scrambh s for svreetP, and copious libations of tei. A Urge number of p-rents were also regaled with refresh ments. It was a t:l' d but. happy band of youngsters t...
YARRAWONGA DISTRICT AND BORDER ASSOCIATION. [Newspaper Article] — Tungamah and Lake Rowan Express and St. James Gazette — 28 May 1914
V AURA WONG A DISTRICT AND BORD1SK ASSOCIATION. The annual meeting of the above was held list week. Mr 0. Clark (president) presided, and delegates were present from the following clubs : -Yarrawonga, St JatiK'S, Benalla, and Mulwala. It wis agreed thut clubs represented deposit £2 2a before voting The Drtvenish club wroto to the effect that if the JDookie Associ ation did nob re-form llio club would form iho line association. It was docided to take no action in the matter. An honorarium uf £8 Ss was voted to Mr F. II. Biyettin recognition of past services. The election of olliee-bearere resulted us follows:-President-Mr Chas. Oatk (rc-:&lt;lectcd); vice-presi dents- Messrs P. Gleeson (Yirra vvongn), J. Kelly (St Jumps), W. Roy ^Mulwali), and W. Noonm (Benalla); secretary and treasurer-Mr F. H, Boyctt, The rules were then taken into consideration, Benalla applied for an extension of the radius to ten miles. After discussion, it was decided (hit no alteration he made in the f...
DISTRICT NEWS. WAGGARANDALL. [Newspaper Article] — Tungamah and Lake Rowan Express and St. James Gazette — 28 May 1914
DISTRICT NEWS. W x\G G AR A ND ALL. (From Oar Correspondent) Xbs anniversary services of the Methodist Sebbatb-school took place on Sunday laat, when the Rev W. H. Taylor delivered two vary interesting »nd instructive diicoarsBP, afternoon md evening. The day was a typical one for children to appear in fall regalia on the platform for this festal occasion, Many visitors were tempted to come long distances and join hearts and voices in anniversary praise. The church wai daintily decorated with banners and evergreena, und a choice asray of flowers plenti fully besprinkled among the brancbea, together witb the hippy faces, pro duced a very fine cffect. After a short address to the children on Em pire D»y, in which tho rev gentleman narrated incidents in the reign of ditforent nionarchs, the population, size and importance of the British Empirr, some excellent advice wa« given as to their duty to both earthly and bsavenly sovereigns. The text was taken from Matthew xii., 42: " Behold, a...
Just Like a Man. [Newspaper Article] — Tungamah and Lake Rowan Express and St. James Gazette — 28 May 1914
Just Like a Man. "George," slio said, "before we wcro married you were always giving me I presents. Why don't you ever bring me anything now?" "My dear," replied George, "did you ever hear of a fisherman giving bait to a fish he had caught?" Then the kettle boiled over. Never look on the dark side; take sunny views of everything. To adore a man is not enough there is nothing the poor darling silly animal gets tired of so quickly as be ing adored. One has to keep him in terested.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Tungamah and Lake Rowan Express and St. James Gazette — 28 May 1914
BUSINESS NOTICES AUTUMN AND WINTER GOODS! T. ALLATT Begs to announce having completed opening up AUTUMN & WINTER GOODS. MILLINERY DEPARTMENT. MISS DUNKLEY has charge of this department, which is fully Btocked with the very Latest Novelties in Millinery. All New and Right Up-to-date. far FIRST SHOW-SATURDAY, MARCH 28th. jfcfl DRESS DEPARTMENT We have opened up a largo range of Dress Fabrics, including Tweeds, Serges, Costume and Amazon Oloths, Winceys, etc, A very full range of Donegal Tweeds, Astrells Olotb, Cheviot and Coating Serge?. Fnll raoge of Trimmings. j. MISS EDSALL hai now resumed duties in the Dressmaking Department. ALSO SHOWING.- A Nice Selection of LADIES' k CHILDREN'S CO^TS, including Silk Mackintoshes, Hydrotites and BlaDkot Tweeds; also Ladies and Children's Golfers. A Complete Range cf MEN'S CLOTHING, SHIRTS Ac., OVERCOATS (HydrotiteB and Waberproof). SUITS MADE TO MEASURE.-Styles and Patterns up to date, Patterns better than ever. BLANKETS, FLANNELS. CALIC...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Tungamah and Lake Rowan Express and St. James Gazette — 28 May 1914
BUSINESS NOTICES ensliand. INSURE WITH A ' TOTALLY AUSTRALIAN COMPANY Fire, Live Stock, Crops, Stacks, Personal Accident, Employers' Liability, Etc., Etc. All Information "will be Supplied by the Local Agent J. S. HILL New ALSTON'S 1912 PATENT Tlit M.clianiam is of tlie simplest fi.t.i. ci'>-a>a-i&lt;'C of only Thrco Moving Piiri», which ure entirely enclosed in a cnf« unci ruu in an oil bith. Fittcu throughout with Strel B-ll Bearing?, which make it Fiic tionlfsa. Noiseless and Unarearulilc. The Simplest, >: tiongeet and Liglitist Running Will over Manufactured. WRITE FOR CATALOG. -. 30,(00 "Alston" Mills io vso throughout, Australia. fil IMPROVED Pi FRAMED GALVANIZED STOCK TROUGH. The BEST TROUGH Ever Invented WILL NOT CRACK, LEAK, RUST, or ROT. Packs in Small n ^ Space. Supplied In AH Lengths. t;. _. THE CHEAPEST & MOST DURABLE TROUGH EVER INVENTED. Send for Price List, JAMES ALSTON PATENTEE & MANUFACTUKER. Windmill Factory, QUEEN'S Br^SE, MELBOUR...
Workmen's Compensation Act. TO BE SHORTLY GAZETEED. [Newspaper Article] — Tungamah and Lake Rowan Express and St. James Gazette — 28 May 1914
Workmen's Compensation Act. TO BE SHORTLY GAZETEED. The coining into operation of the Work men's Compensation Act will not be inu'ch longer delayed. Victoria is the only State which has been dilatory in effective legisla tion on this point, The measure passed list session has endorsed the principle that tin industry mnst ba held responsible for the risks which ensue in carrying it on, and employers of labor are now called upon to face a new liability. For their protection some system of insurance is neecssary, and though private companies are quite willing to undertake this class of business, it has boen resolved that State insurauco shall also be provided. Mr A. M. Langhton, who will probably have charge of theadministra- | tion of the Act. has been sent to New Zea- ] land to investigate the conditions under j which the service is there carried on. He> has returned from this mission, and sub mitted a report ou which the new arrange- 1 ments will be based. When these pro posals h...
FEATS OF THE BLIND. Sightlessness Not Necessarily a Handicap to Success. [Newspaper Article] — Tungamah and Lake Rowan Express and St. James Gazette — 28 May 1914
FEATS OF THE BLIND. Sightlessness Not Necessarily a Handicap to Success. It is really wonderful what the blind can learn to do for themselves. Quite lately, a blind, deaf and dumb girl wrote to the secretary of the in stitution where she had been trained to tell her that she was staying in the country, and was greatly enjoying the games of tennis and croquet. It is well known, of course, that El len Keller is similarly handicapped, yet she is one of the most learned women in the world, and her books are not only read in America, Britain and the Colonies, but are translated into many foreign languages. She has declared that if she met a person in lae Desert of Sahara whom she had met but once before, she would know instantly who it was by their charac teristic scent! In New York a blind barber is do ing extremely well, and it is said that he has quite as few slips of the razor as the average barber who has all his faculties. In fact, anything which re quires great delicacy of touch s...
RICHES IN MIDDLE AGE. [Newspaper Article] — Tungamah and Lake Rowan Express and St. James Gazette — 28 May 1914
RICHES IN MIDDLE AGE. The poetry of life gathers around its commencement and its close, just as the poet finds inspiration in the rising or setting sun. Infancy has its charm of innocence, youth has its charm of energy aiul hope, age has its charm of pathos. But around mid dle life there seems to gather no haloc of poetry. The bird that wakes the morning with its song is silent in the midday hour. The burden and heat of the day are not favorable to music. The poet who will celebrate the open brow of childhood or the furrowed cheek of age will find no inspiration in the anxious eye and busy front of middle life. The maiden, who moves fancy free among the meadows; anf Ihe tired face and eyes of tranquil resignation, bordered by silver hair, may alike provoke his muse. But who will sing of the middle-aged man or matron? The whole atmosphere of such lives lacks the poetic qual ity. Their existence is practical, pro .aic, dull. We find it hard to invest puch lives with poetry. But there ...
FOOTBALL. WILBY AND DISTRICT ASSOCIATION [Newspaper Article] — Tungamah and Lake Rowan Express and St. James Gazette — 28 May 1914
FOOTBALL. WILBY AND DISTRICT ASSOCIATION A meeting, convened by the Wilby club, was held at Wilby on Wednesday evening of laBt week, for the purpose of forming a district asBeciation. The following delegates were present : - Tungamah, Messrs Warfo and Whimpey. Like Rowan, Messrs Symons and Shanley, Wilby, Messrs Lonie and Druuimond, Teford Messrs Toms and Littleton. Yurra wonga Silver Stars, Messrs Shiels and McDjnough. Mr Drummond (Wilby) was voted lo tho chiiir, and Mr Warfe (Tungamih) was appointed secretary to the meeting. It waB unanimously decided to form an association, to be known aB tbe Wilby and District Association, and Messrs Druuimond and Pratt were appointed president and secretary respectively. Me6Brs P. Oimeron (Wilby), Geo. Skinner (Tungamnh) and A. M'Qualter (Liko Rowan) were appointed rice-presi deut?. It W.b decided to pliy all matches on Saturdays, but this dcci sion was not acceptable to tho Yarra wonga Stars, whesa delegates then intimated that they would be u...
HOUSEHOLD HINTS. [Newspaper Article] — Tungamah and Lake Rowan Express and St. James Gazette — 28 May 1914
HOUSEHOLD HINTS. Before cooking dried fruits, such as apricots or prunes, soalc them in boil ; ing water instead of cold, and when cooking add a teaspoonful of vinegar. This improves the flavor. A troublesome corn can be eased by a poultice composed of a thin slice of lemon ,vorn over it during the-day. To remove rusty screw, first ap ply a very hot iron to the head for a short time, then immediately use the screwdriver. To test the purity of coffee, pour cold water on it. If the water as sumes a brownish hue it may be con cluded that there is chicory with it. To remove red ink-stains from table linen, spread freshly-made mustard >ver the stain and leave for about half an hour. Then sponge off, and all trace of the ink will have disap peared. Cayenne papper is excellent to rid cupboards of mice. The floor should b? gone over carefully, and each hole stopped up with a piece of rag dip ped in water and then in cayenne pep per. For chapped hands take two or three slices of lemou, pl...
HIDE AND SEEK. [Newspaper Article] — Tungamah and Lake Rowan Express and St. James Gazette — 28 May 1914
HIDE AND SEEK. By It. C. MUNRO. Philip gazed through the fog at the windows of his brother's house, and decided that the - clergyman's dinner party therein, to which he was pledg ed, was no place for a man in his pre sent high spirits. 1-le had not quite got to the stage of exhilaration that leads a gentle man in evening dress to discuss poli tics with a night watchman; but he had just read the street corner fire alarm instructions twice. Also, in stead of swearing at an urchin who asked for cigarette cards, he had sub sidised him to the extent of a half penny towards the purchase of n bun. In short, he had liad four glasses of champagne and a benedictine, feeling that no self-re specting gentleman could fittingly celebrate in lemonade the departure of another. 1-Ie glanced at his watch. It was 6.45. It occurred to him that if he drove off at once he would be in time to intercept one of the convivialists who had gone home to dress They could gcr to a music-hall and make a night of i...
THE PIGGERY. MONEY IN PIGS. [Newspaper Article] — Tungamah and Lake Rowan Express and St. James Gazette — 28 May 1914
THE PIGGERY. MONEY IN PIGS. r The rearing; of pigs was the sub ject of an interesting paper read by Mr.' F. Gamlin recently before the n.embers of the Otakelio (New Zea land) branch of the Farmers' Union. Pigs have the reputation of being dirty animals (said Mr. Gamlin), but if properly housed and looked after, are'one of the most profitable, as well as the most interesting, products of the farm, and it is surprising how few farms have a really well-equipped pig gery. It seems where the pig is con cerned "any old thing will do." The extra profit will soon repay the small expenditure on a good comfortable house. For general requirements I consider that a building 30ft. x 7ft., with wood floor, divided into four compartments, three for breeding sows, each 6ft. x 7ft., a rail placed about 10 inches out from .the wall and the same distance above the floor is neccssary to prevent the sow from overlaying her young. The remain ing space, 12ft. x 7ft., I use for a fat tening pen, each compa...