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Tobin Yallock Gun Club [Newspaper Article] — Lang Lang Guardian — 16 September 1914
Tobin Yallock Gun Club A pigeon match under the allspices of the above club wan held on Satur day afternoon, and was vory success ful. For the championship F, Brown was first, T. E Sands second and W. Bickham Srd, No, 1 sweep was div ided by T. E. Sands and M'Grath. No. 2 sweep was divided by M, Rhyne and L. Wilde3. ffo. 3 trophy and BWeepstake was won by M. Rhyne with L. Wildes 2nd aud A. Wood man 3rd. No. 4 sweepstake Was won by T. E. Sands, No. 5 M&lt; Rhyne, No. 6 T, E. Sands, No. 7, M. Rhyne. All tfce sweeps were 10s, and were shot o££ the box (30 yards).
War Jokes. [Newspaper Article] — Lang Lang Guardian — 16 September 1914
War Jokes. c If a French and an Australian sol dier were travelling to the seat ot war in a locked railway carriage who would get out lirst Auswer—The Australian, because he has the car key (khakee). What is the difference between the war news of a certain daily paper and the Australian contingent ? Answer— One ia a mob o'-liea and the other is mobilising. Why are the flannel shirts made by the ladies like our soldiers ? Be« cause they will open out at the front. Why are the night shirts Jika the German army ? Because they are encircled and tied in a knot. Why are the crews of the Austral ian fleet like the Mint ? Because they hare put the British stamp on New Guinea, WLen did the Ger mans see stars ? When the Common wealth flag was hoisted. Why was the German guilty of breach of promise ? Because he left Nancy when he was kicked out by Pa (General Pau), Why cannot the German eagle fly fast, Because its right wing was broken by the British lien. Why are the Prussians failing to crus...
Recruiting in Cranbourne Shire. [Newspaper Article] — Lang Lang Guardian — 16 September 1914
Recruiting in Cran bourne Shire. ? A.t the last meeiing of the Cran bourne Shire Council a letter Was read From the Military Headquarters, Mel bourne, asking Council to assist ict en rolling suitable mdn, tfiedieally fit, for the Australian Imperial Expeditionary force, and sending them to the Victor ia Barracks. It was resolved that the newly-appointed President (Cr Hardy) bo appointed recruiting officer.
Germany, the War Fiend. [Newspaper Article] — Lang Lang Guardian — 16 September 1914
■■ii in i *3 Germany, the War Fiend. f&y ftill Nye) The Russian victories over the Austrians, the 'turning of the great war tide against the Germans in France, the gallant attacks by the Servians and Belgians, accompanied by the continued and wonderful flow of money to the Patriotic fund, of which the collection of ^61 in five minutes at a Yannathan public meet ing is a stirring local example, has heartened the most despondent at this crisis in the history of the Em pire. From the beginning, when Great Britain threw down the gauge of battle, it was recognised that in Germany we were fighting the dis | turber of the world's peace and the I eneniy of the freedom of mankind. | Mr Asquith, in a speech which shines I as or.e of the grandest deliverances Uttered by a British statesman, de clared that he would sooner see the ■British Empire "blotted from the page of history" than that England should allow Europe to be over thrown by a military autocracy such as is now attempting by...
PRODUCE REPORT [Newspaper Article] — Lang Lang Guardian — 16 September 1914
v— PRODUCE EEPORT 'TheCrippslandtfe Northern Cooperative Selling Co. Ltd. report September 10 — Butter.—There is no alteration to re port in the market, choicest fetching I/, choice 11.jd to 11-Jd, good to prime lid to 11 ^d, seconds lid, dairy and separators 10^d to lid Cheese—Receipts are readily clearing at last week's prices, namely 7-J-d to 7sd for new loaf, medium sizes less, semi matured nominally quoted at 8^d to 9d, matured lOd to 10sd Bacon—Light sides lOd to 10jd-, medi um weights 9,Jjd, heavies 8^d, middles lid, jackets 9d Hams 10jd Lard—Bulk 7.Id, packets 7Jd
POSTAL NOTES [Newspaper Article] — Lang Lang Guardian — 16 September 1914
POSTAL NOTES Postal netes may be obtained at any post office payable at Money Order offices in this Sate, South Australia Queensland and Tasmania, The following are th» denominations of the notes and the prices charged for them— Is Jd, Is 6d ^d, 2s Id, 2s 6d Id, 3s Id, 3a 6d "id, 4s Id, 4s 6d Id, 6sl£d. 5s 2d, 10s 3d, 15s o'd. 20s 3d.
AUCTION SALE. [Newspaper Article] — Lang Lang Guardian — 16 September 1914
AUCriON SALE. An important su'bdivisional sale of "Hiawatha Park," Modella, in the parish of Yannathan, threo miles from rail way station on good roads, is advertised in another column. The auction is to be held by Mr Bernard Michael at 3 p.m at Wilson's Hotel, Bunyip, on Sat urday, 3rd October. The property con sists of 745 acres suitable for dairying and cultivating, and has been subdivided into live farms of from 153 acres to 260 acres. On the homestead block there is a splendid eight-roomed w.b. residence with extensive outbuildings. Exceptional ly easy terms are offered, viz.,10 per cent, deposit, with balance over 10 years at 5 per cont. Intending buyers wishing to inspect ihe property will be motored to it on making application to the auctioneer. In addition to the auction sale of "Hia watha Park," Mr Bernard Michael will offer at Wilson's Hotel, Bunyip, at 3 u.ui. on Sa' urd:ty, 3rd October, by order of the mortgagee a dairy and mixed farm of 229 acres, being allotment 105 i...
General Information STAMP DUTIES [Newspaper Article] — Lang Lang Guardian — 16 September 1914
General Information STAMP DUTIES Duties on bills of exchange and promis Bory notes not exceeding £25 Gil. £50 Is, £75 1b 6d, £100 2s. For every additional £50 or fractional part thereof Is The duty on a bill of exchange payablo on demand or on presentation or at sipht is Id. payable at any future date 6d and upwards according to value Cheques Id Receipts for payment of £2 or upwards Id Lease or agreement for lease of lands or tenemeuts for any term— (a) Any money or marketable security for every £50 or fractional part thereof 5 0 (b) Any rent exceeding £65 per annum yearly or otherwise—for every ,£50 or fractional part thereof 2 6 (c) For every transfer or assignment of any lease 5 0 Exemptions Draft or order drawn upon any other hanker in Victoria for Belt ling amounts only Government cheques Draft for transmission of money between Government departments Withdrawing money from any post office or other savings bank Government or mrnicipal debentures Cheques drawn by any officer of c...
GRAIN. Tuesday, September 15. [Newspaper Article] — Lang Lang Guardian — 16 September 1914
Gr B A I K -. Tuesday. September 15. Wheat—This is rather quiet-, and f.a.q. is quoted to-day nominally at 5/2^, but there is not much offering Oats->-The continued dry weather has made these firm a little, and milling are now quoted at 3/, feed at 2/11 Barley—As stocks have become ex hausted, prices have advanced all round. J English is selling from 2/9 to 3/6, and I Cape from 2/G to 3/ Maize—Deliveries this -ft-eek are much lighter, and there is rather a better feel ing. Prime Flat Red is worth 3/10, oc casionally 3/lOid, Hickory King 5/(5 Chaff—Prices continue to advance, anil prime oaten is now bringing £5 5/, medium £4 15/ to £5 Potatoes—Heavy supplies continue to come forward, and there is little demand, excepting for the very best. Carmens £5 to £5 10/, Snowllakes £4 to £4 5/, in ferior down to £2 Onions.—Recent advance has brought along very large supplies. Buyers are waiting off, expecting a reduction, and therefore very few arc selling. Today £10 101 is top
POSTAL RATES [Newspaper Article] — Lang Lang Guardian — 16 September 1914
POSTAL RATES LetterB (this State) for every I oz or under Id Packets— Ct'mmercial and 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, pnekets and merchandise, etc. maximum lib. dimensions not to exceed 2>ft in length, lft in width or depth, rale of postage for every 2 oz or fract ion thereof Id Books—For every 4 oz or under np to 51b - Id Newspapers—For every newspaper ^d Vost Cards-^-eacii Id Letter Caids—tvTO cards 2$d Registration fee 3d Letters marked 'Urgent' and bearing 6d additional Btamps will be treated in the manner as teiegrams 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 as in victoria r ~ ~" British and Foreign Postage—Letters — F&r every -J ounce or under to United Kingdo...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Lang Lang Guardian — 16 September 1914
1HB POWER OF ADVERTISING. A man never realises the full bein-Sts of advertising till be lias plac d '.be matter before the same people i30 or 10J times. The tirsb ad. is good. I.mc thy 1110 th is worih more that 500 times aa much as the first. Some • one has said the first time a ;nau looks at an advertisement he doet not se« it. The second time he doea not notice it. The third time lie is dimly conscious of it. The fourth time he fairly remembers something jf the kind before. The fifth time he half reads it. ■The 8ixl.li time he turns un' his nou« .at it. The seventh time he throws the papyi down impatiently. Thu eighth timp he ejaculates: "There is the confounck'd thing again.'.' The ninth time ho wonders" if ther^ is any thing in it. The tenth time he tninkr. it mi* hi be possible to suit somebody else's-wise-' The eleventh time he thinks ho will ask his neighbour if he has tried it oi knows anything about it. The twelfth time he wonders if the confounded advertiser can make it p...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Lang Lang Guardian — 23 September 1914
CHE POWER OF ADVERTISING A man r.cvcr realise? the fu;l benrfifs ■of advertising till ho ha* j.lac d &lt;h* Oiiitt'T before I lie same people 00 or 10-i tim. s. TIio first :ui. is good. l»Ui. the lUtkh is worth more tliat 500 times aa much as tho firt-t. Some one lia* said the first time a man looks at an advertisement he doe# not SB'* it. The second time he does not notioi it. Tho third timo he is dimly conscious of it. The fourth time lie fairly remembers Bome^hing jf the bind before. Tiio fifth time he half reads it. The sixth time Le turns up his no~* at- it. The sovciith iime he throws the papei down impatiently. The eighth time he ejaculates: "There is the confounded Ihing again.'* Tho ninth time ho vniidcs if there is anything in it. The tenth time he t'ninkr. it_ mi-ht be nossiblo to suit somebody i-fee's ens' The eleventh time he thinks ho w.ll ssk his neighbour if lie has trii.d it Of knows, anything about it. Tho twelfth time he wonders if th&lt; coiifound...
POSTAL RATES [Newspaper Article] — Lang Lang Guardian — 23 September 1914
POSTAL RATES Letters (this Stale) for every i 02 or under Id Packets—Cimmercial and printed papers, maximum weight nib, dim ensions not to exceed 2ft in length, 1ft 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 2ft in length. 1ft in width or depth, rate of postnge for every 2 oz or fract ion thereof Id Books—For every 4 oz or undsi up to 51b Id Newspapers—For every newspaper $d Vost Cards—earii Id Letter Curds— trro cards 2Jd Registration fee 8d Letters marked 'Urgent' and bearing ;6d additional stamps will be treated in the snme manner os telegrams and delivered with the utmost despatch if addressed to persous in the radius of the delivery by telegraph messenger To 'New South "Wales. New Zealand. Fiji. Queensland. South .Australia. Xasma« nia, Western Australia—Same charges as in Victoria r *" ' - - British and Foreign Postnge—Letters — For every ^ ounce or under tn United Kingdom id...
POSTAL NOTES [Newspaper Article] — Lang Lang Guardian — 23 September 1914
POSTAL NOTES I Postal netes may be obtained at any post i office payable at Money Order offices In ; this Sate, South Australia Queensland and Tasmania. The following are th» I denominations of the noteB and the priee3 ' charged fur them— Is -Jd, Is 6d ^d, 'Is Id, ; 2s 6(1 ]d, 3s Id, 3s 6d Id, 4s I.t, 4s 6d id, ' 5slid. 5s 2d, 10a 3d, 15s 3d. 20s 3d. t 1 "1
General Information STAMP DUTIES [Newspaper Article] — Lang Lang Guardian — 23 September 1914
General Information STAMP DUTIES Duties on bills of exchange and prom.ia Bory notes nob exceeding £25 6d. £50 ls> £75 la 6d, £100 2a, For every additional £50 or fractional part thereof la The duty on a bill of exchange payable on demand or on presentation or at siclit is Id. payable at any future date 6d and upwards according to value Cheques Id Receipts for payment of £2 or upwarda Id Lease or agreement for lease of lands or tenements for any 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 lease 5 0 Exemptions Draft or order drawn upon any other banker in Victoria for settling accounts only Government cheques Draft J'or transmission of money between Government departments &lt; j Withdrawing money from any post offica or other savings bank Government or municipal debentures Cheques draw...
GRAIN. Tuesday, September 22. [Newspaper Article] — Lang Lang Guardian — 23 September 1914
& It A I N. Tuesday, September 22. Wheat—Owing to the \incertainty as to what action the Food Commission in tends taking, all business is suspended dats—Tliese are ratlier quiter, as the result of the recent rain, and to-day 3/ is top for milling. Feed 2/13 to 2/11 Barley—Prices all round have advanc ed. English is selling from 8/9 to 3/6, aud C£pe from 2/6 to 3/ Maize—Deliveries this week have been lighter, and there is rather a better feel ing: Prime Flat Red is worth 3/10A-, oc •casionally 3/11 Chaff—This is a good deal easier, and prime is now selling at £5 5/ to £5 7/6, medium £4 15/ to £5 Potatoes—Heavy supplies continue to come forward, and there is very little demand excopting for the very best. Prime Carmens are selling at £5, S^now ilakes £A, witli medium arid inferior down to £2 Onions—The recent advanee in prices has brought along very large supplies and at present the market is overloaded, To day £9 is top