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SOMETHING ABOUT SIMPSON HAVEN. GERMAN NAVAL BASE. [Newspaper Article] — Corryong Courier — 17 September 1914
SOMETHING ABOUT SIMPSON HAVbiN. GERMAN NAVAL BASE. The' German naval buso ut Simpson ] Haven is a stronghold of rcceut crontion. It is situated in the northeastern corner of New Britain (or New Pommeni), which is itself a large island, forming part of the Bismarck Archipelago. This Bismarck Archipelago lies immediately to the north and north-cast of Gorman Now Guinea, and embraces New Britain, New Ireland and some hundreds of smaller islands. For practical purposes it might be said that New Britain is—or was until last week—part of German New Guinea. Only a small strip of sua divides them. Up to 1881 the Bismarck Archipelago was known as the Now Britain Archipelago. It was in that year that German policy in the Pacific became markedly aggressive, odA a colonisation movement on a grand Bcalo began. In November, 1884, a German protectorate was declared over the New Britain Archipelago anil several adjacent groups of islands, then renamed the Bismarck Archipehigo. The two chief islands...
AUSTRALIAN NAVAL FORCE ANNEXES GERMAN NEW GUINEA. [Newspaper Article] — Corryong Courier — 17 September 1914
AUSTRALIAN NAVAL 'FORCE* AN NEXES GERMAN NEW GUINEA. The mystery which has veiled the operations of the Australian Navnl Ex peditionary Force was torn asido oil Saturday last when the news reached Australia that the British flag had been hoisted in German Netv Guinea. Un fortunately the capturo of the territory was not affected without loss of life. Two officers and four men of the landing force wero killed and several others were wounded. Tho British flag was hoisted at R.'ibaul, tho headquarters of Gorman New Guinea 011 Sunday, and tho pro clamation of occupation read.
STATE ELECTIONS. PREPARING FOR THE CAMPAIGN. [Newspaper Article] — Corryong Courier — 17 September 1914
STATE I3M5&lt;)TIOi\S. PREPARING FOK THE CAMPAIGN. The imminence of the State elections (says the Age) lias been iiiililen by the Federal contest and the war. The former having passed political attention is turning to State affairs, and pre parations for campaigning are being made. Many candidates have been announced. A few arc already actively in the field, though the election dates have not yet been fixed. Parliament in fact is still sitting, anil tho Government hopes to get a good deal more work from the present Legislative Assembly before the retiring members are let loose among the voters. It is surmised that the session will end about the middle of October, and that tho elections will take place four or five weeks later. The campaign will be short, and the Opposi tion promises to make it sharp and lively. Only three of the C5 present members do not intend to seek re election. They are Messrs G. Graham, E. H. Cameron and J. Thomson. The Government will not bother to con...
THE SUB-TREASURY. Mr A. O'Leary, receiver and paymaster, supplies us with the following list for public information:— [Newspaper Article] — Corryong Courier — 17 September 1914
THE SJIEJ-'J'lJS-Ll.SIJJiV. Mr A. O'Leary, receiver and pay master, supplies us with the following list for public information Accounts awaiting Payment. — A. Albert, J. Brindley, \V. II. Bryant, A. A. Brown, P. Cliitty, E. Gloster, U. Hanna, II. Harris, E. E. Hill, E. Kelly, J. C. A. Schneider, J. Tobin. Licences for Delivery .— Emiiio de Faro. Leases for Execution.—R. H. Croxton, A. B. Fahey, M. E. Thompson. Leases for Delivery.—G. Lord. G. C. Smith. E. Jeffcott, jr., J. H. E. Kendall, J. Ilortin. Crown GraAts for Delivery. — J. II. Barber, Mitta Mechanics Institute, L. Jloncriei'f, Iv. A. 0'IIalloran, D. O'Neill, jr., L. A. Rea, Edward Smith, J. Shields. Unused Road Licences for Delivery. — P. Dalton. J. J. M'Geehan, W J. Paton, C. Paton, C. A. Paton. The Imperial Government lias accepted an offer from the Canadian ptovincu of Saskatchewan, to mipply 1500 hor.sea, which will cost, SOO.OOOdol. (.CoO.OOO).
THE RAINFALL. THE YEARS' RECORDS. [Newspaper Article] — Corryong Courier — 17 September 1914
•rnr. li.-t THE VKAUS' iiFA'OKDS. j Following the rorotMs of tho rain, i f»\) f'cr 11)0.-,. HUM. 11)07, l'JOS, 1U09K | IUI0. 1911. iOi-2 an.I IDIJi : — SO 85 Oo-Oo iG u! oifiS RS-Ofi 80 L&lt;, RS-'.'o 05-RI! Oi-OK ?8o of"-f' IS s OCT. ZL 0 ii 0 i-i-l fiO-o r-v-i ••■•'a '.'i'O 0(M' 00-1 km: 1 '.--0 Oi-1 Oi-:: '-'if ll:-0 •A0X u::: I'.'l 01 ■ I ll-r, or- o iw-1 ir.-T I'S'-I! oo-a (i'j-f: CG-l I I' z 0!) I By.;: Ho-1 I'M' Ii'v! 'W'>s 00 o 10 5 w; ■'0 KI'T, 01' « &lt;VJ-l &lt;-■[■0 Hi'i-r, r-'j-i -r; 11 y r,oi HI--C K1--!: T i?>: &lt;)0o Til l:ir. '.•i--fi 0 •M"r '.'ii 0 &lt;n-c (Hi O'.Ko i l-&lt;: i:gi: r-r». j '.'C-l r-i-o 5IIII &lt;• i'.'.-T s:o 0 r-o-s 1:0 r> 1 !•• 7, i:i:-p Hli-0 r-i-r. I'JO ?:Z I (;0-0 rt&lt;)-0 Oi! Ii I'i-1 01 ir-M O'J-1 1!V I'm HO-1 !: 1 -f '-■'j-r. i;:-i! IK-0 1'.). I ic-o "•"'K 'Jill CM iO-i' tiO-T oil W.-I wn-■?, hi-0 t •'I'Vl O'J S HO ill 5 90 Z Hl-I •Jl-C DIM •|!K Il.'-S •»,!r GIOI GlO...
POSTAL RATES AND REGULATIONS [Where the term "The Commonwealth" is used in connection with these rates and regulations it includes Papua, Lord Howe Island, and Norfolk Island.] LETTERS. [Newspaper Article] — Corryong Courier — 17 September 1914
POSTAL RATES AND REGULATIONS [Where tho term "Tho Common wealth" is usod in connection with these I ratea and regulations it includes l'apua, I Lord Howe island, and Norfolk Island.J LETTERS. for every I ounce or fraction thereof. For delivery witjiiii tho Common wealth • 0 1 For delivery in tho British Em pire • • 0 1 For delivery in the Now Hebrides, Banks, and lorres Islands ..0 2 For delivery in other places .... 0 25 LKTIKR CARDS. For delivery within the Commonwealth: Single, Id. each ; reply, Id. each half. For delivery in the British Empire (sec list of places under "Letters ')—Sin gle. Id. each. For delivery in New Hebrides, Hanks, ani Torres Islands—Single, 2d. each. For delivery in other places— Single, 'Jid. each. POST CARDS. Single Postcards impressed with tin Id. stamp, and Reply or double cajda, each half of which has the Id. stamp impressed thereon, may be transmitted to places within the Commonwealth, and to those places, enumerated undei "Letters," to which letters ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Corryong Courier — 17 September 1914
Sim! IN'oliccs. TIIK TlIOHOUOniiliKD STAT,!,TON" SHARPSHOOTER (14). Sire : ClANltANALl) (1). Iiy St, U-er (:i). son of Doncaster (o), son of Stoekwell (3). from Scotch Lassie (imp.)k by Scottish Chief (12), from Rosette, by Lord Lyon (1), Ron of Stoekwell (3), Dam : WEATHEUEYE, hv Maxim (1*2), son of Musket (3), from Galatea (sister to Pygmalion), by Apn*mont (3), from Nau tilus, by Tradueor (-0), from "Waterwiteh (dam of Natator), by Camden (17) (half brother to Yuttewdon), from Mermaid, imp. (dam of Ltirline, La Loup, etc.), bv Kin-,. T.-m, (3). from Waterwiteh, by The Flying Dutchman (3). Sharpshooter i? a blood brother to broad sword, one of the most brilliant gallopers in Australia, and who-e fee at the stud is 30 ^uim-as. Winner of the Canterbury J.C. Middle Park Plate, Cropsy Welter, Dunedin Champagne Stakes, Wellington Me rose Welter. Wia wetn Handicap. Williamstown Handicap, Sandown Handicap, I'oit Adelaide Croydon Welter, Are. TEItMS.—113/10/ fur single mare. i-3/5; Good i...
To Feed His Flock. [Newspaper Article] — Corryong Courier — 17 September 1914
To Feed His Flock. A geiitlcnmn from Loudon wns re tently the guest of an old college chum who is the rector of ii little church in the North of England. In the employ of the family is a genuine old-tlmc male servant, whoso polite manners and quaint replies made quite an im pression on the Londoner. The morning after his arrival the visitor was standing on the front porch when a waggon containing several trusses of hay came up, and the driver. J by mistake, pitched a truss into the j'churchyard instead of the yard of the rectory. The visitor's sense of humui was touclicd. "Why is that truss of hay left, in the churchyard?" he asked of the old ser vant.. "That's for the master to feed the Dock with, sir!" was the reply.
GRAVE AND GAY. [Newspaper Article] — Corryong Courier — 17 September 1914
grave: and gay. "What I wanted," cried ail ?ingj ((usband, "was a wife who would be helpmeet " "And what I wanted," Ills wife iiUei •upted sharply," was a husband win ' vould supply meat to help!" "This is the latest style of bracelet, ibserved the detective, deftly applyin;-. the handcuffs to his victim's wrists 'How do you like it?" "It's very fetching," coldly repliei '.he prisoner, as ho walked- away wit) lie oilicer. A baker who had recently recoveroi ."rom a severe illness requested bi loctor to let him have his bill, adding "Try to make It as light as possiblu loctor." "Ah," replied the medico wittily 'that's what you say to your foreman )ut it is not the way 1 make in) iread!" Tile manager of a largo firm—a hot .empered, somewhat grumbling man lad occasion, or thought he hail, to re juke one of his clerks for some mis lake. The clerk attempted to explaic :he matter, when his chief cut hia ihort by exclaiming: "Look here, sir, are you the mauagfl >r am I?" "Well, I'm not,"...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Corryong Courier — 17 September 1914
~\.J Mr«. ELIZABETH ROBiNS, o[ 256 Gouycr Sireet, Adelaide, S.A.. writes the story of her tcrril>lc suffer ings, 2*1/12/12. Eiplil years she 1 a martyr to the aponyof Eczcma. until she received relief from the nlmoM ccaseless pain of fhis awful ^If.iciion through tiio use of Jinp I, f > j S'i fi d « The voluntary offering of ilr&lt;* remark* able letter by Mrs, Kobins i> evidcucc Itself of her gratitude, and it is nl>o proof that in ca>es where theiileod is impure ami s.in disej-T '•* iu tensifi-d by this condition, t he blood-, purifying powets o( cieiiKuU ionic are rapidly asserted, CLEMENTS TONIC LTD., "Your medicine hat bern a great blessing to me. I suffered vvi.h Eczetca for eight years ; my legs were swollen to an awful size and covered with watery blisters that would keep oil breaking. A!! that lime i was coo fined to my home, never ^cing out except when taken to the focspUul. They declined to take ir.e i:i tud pro Dounced me incurable. Your medicine w...
THE INCOME TAX. THE CURRENT RATES. [Newspaper Article] — Corryong Courier — 17 September 1914
'S'IEK IXCO.igi; J AX. THE C UK UK NT KATES. I ursonal Krom Insertion, I'roperty. Kvciy £1 U|> to £500 3d (1,1 An exemption of C'200 is allowed. No person whose income from personal exertion and properly did not exceed £200 slmll lie liable to tax. The nit.es for companies are Sd.for life insurance eompiunea and 7d for others. £f>00 to £1,01111 XI,000 to £l,r.O0 Over £l,o00 •Id' Till n.i Nd 10d 12(1
Enlightened Him. [Newspaper Article] — Corryong Courier — 17 September 1914
Enlightened Him. The little tobacconist shop at tin corner &lt;li&lt;l a very brisk trade bet.weci the hours of seven ami eight in tin morning, for n lot of patrons looked i! then tor their day's supply. On tin whole, the proprietor of the shop wai happy; hut, alas! there was a lly it the amber. Kver.v morning, when tradi was busiest, a hulking fellow woult tramp into the shop, and, elbowing tin customers aside, would light his pip' at the gas .lot and depart. This continued until our friend the tobacconist got thoroughly exaspera ted. "Look here," ho snapped one morn Ing, "what do yon mean by pushing your way in here in that fashion?" The other llxed him with a stcel-blui oye. "Perhaps," he said, quietly, "yoi don't know who I am?" "No; I'm bothered if I do. Who arc you?" \ "What!" came the startled exclnmn tlon. "Do you menn to say you don' know who I nm'i" "No. Who the dickens are you?" "Why, I'm the man who romes t •r« averv morning to light his pipe
No Sympathy From Him. [Newspaper Article] — Corryong Courier — 17 September 1914
No Sympathy From Him. A Hamps.'ead man was a short tinu ago enjoying a week's lishing in Scot land. Whilst playing a fish he caught, sight of a cow investigating his tackle ant a waterproof coat, which were lyinj on (ho river bank. The fish landed, ho found that th( cow had been making a meal from his mackintosh. The bottom part was gone. The owner of the animal shortly afterwards sauntered lip, and the fish ennan, exp&lt;eti'.'.g at least sympathy told the story of tho cow's voracity. "Ye ken," said the canny one, aftei a moment's pause, "if tiie puir beasiic tak's any harm I'll hae the law on yo mon!"
Why He Was Late. [Newspaper Article] — Corryong Courier — 17 September 1914
■Why He Was Late. A certain gentleman, when In Loa don, boards at a lodging-hpuse, tlx landlady of which is very punctual ii: uer attendance at. the Sabbath services For this reason she insists that be; boarders must be down early for breakfast on Sunday morning. The gentleman, however, one Sunday, came down late. "You arc late this morning, sir,"snit1 the woman gently, but rather reprov ingly. "No, madam! I spent half an hour on my luiees this morning " "That was very praiseworthy ol you," she said, smiling graciously. "—hunting for a collar button thai -oiled upon the floor and under thf ;hest of drawers," he concluded.
WAR STRENGTH OF THE POWERS. [Newspaper Article] — Corryong Courier — 17 September 1914
WAK STItHNCTII Dl' 'I'll H i'OWiCltS. 'WUiLaUov" Lli« following (i^uvos for Uil- armies I'.staljlislimeiiL lraim;il) : — liritain... Imiuivo ... Russia ... (iermaity JI itly .'.. Austria IN (men Lraiuol anil partly HOO.OOO .,. K,r)UU,(U"l .. :t,mill,(hid ... -1,1111(1.(IIIO ... i,n(iii,(inii ... 2,0(111,mm Tlie snmii authority &lt;>iv«s till! ruliitivi; strength ml tlie navies—not eouutin^ small cral't—in follows : — Arm'il. Cruisers. liattloMliips. liritain ... 4:i ... (S3 Kussia "(I Ceruiany ... U! J Inly ... 10 Alluvia ... a 14
TASMANIA. HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES. [Newspaper Article] — Corryong Courier — 17 September 1914
TASMANIA, Hot:sk o.k Ki:i'itr.sKN"i'ATivi:s. —.J. A. Jensen, Lab., r, 1J,721 ; A. T. Marshall, Libtl 7.n.'J*2. Darwin.—1\. O'.Malley, Lab., r, 8,5(i7 ; li. IMummer, Lib., (5,718.. Deniaon.—\Y. H. L. &uiiLh( Lab., r, 9,740 ; A. II. Cl«rk»», Lib., 7,MS. WilmoL.—L. Atkinson, Lib., r, 8,1 l(j ; II, 11. M'Kk Lab., 5,1113. A. T, Liirtlu-tt, ('orryon^. One step won't tnkc you very far— You'yo «ot to keep on walking; One won] won't tell folks what yo(i are— You've ^01 to keep on talking ; One inch won't make you very tall— You've pot to keep oil growing J One little " ad." won't do it all— You've got to keep 'em going,
DIARY OF THE WAR. JUNE. [Newspaper Article] — Corryong Courier — 17 September 1914
OlVltY OF THK W.VK. JUNE. zStli.—Archduke Franz Ferdinand assassinated at Sarajevo. JULY. 23rd.—Austria sends ultimatum to Servia, deiivmdin!: the prosecution of Servians compromised in the assassin ation of Archduke Franz Ferdinand. 25th.—Servia refuses to comply with the demand. 28.h.—Austria declares war on Servia. 29th.—Diplomatic relations between Russia and Austria suspended. British First Fleet leaves Portland. Russia mobilising army. AUGUST. 1st.—German troops invade France. 3ud-—Germany declares war on Rus sia. 3rd.—Invasion of Belgium by Ger many. Germany declares war on France. Germans repulsed at Liego. 4th.—Great Britain declares war on Germany. 6th.—Austria Hungary declares war 011 Russia. 12th.—Great "ril".i;i and Austria at war. 13th.— British Expeditionary Forcoin France. 15th. — 500,000 French troops in Alsace. 16th.—C;ar promises Home Rule to Poland. Japan sends ultimatum to Germany regarding Kiaochau. 20th.—Germans occupy Brussels. 22nd.—Naintir invested, and Ghe...
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES. [Newspaper Article] — Corryong Courier — 17 September 1914
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES. Following aro tlio latest returns avail* able of the polling in the various states. A number of absentee votes hnvo yet to bo counted, but in no case can the present position bo altered. VICTORIA, balaclava, W. A. Watt (Lib.) ... J. J. A. Gurtin (Lab.) BOURKE. *F. An'stov (Lab.) R. M. Jennings (Lib.) BALLARAT. vD. 0. M'Grath (Lab.) F. II. Culdham (Lib.) BENDIGO. *S. A. Arthur (Lab.) - . A. F. M. Robb (Lib.) ;■ OORANGAMITE. -.T. 0. Manifold (Lib.) T. M. Burkb (Lab.) COHIO. A. T. Ozanno (Lab.) *\V. Keudell (Lib.) 1 ECHUCA, •A. C. Palmer (Lib.) J, 0. Gonrloy (Lab.) FAWKNER, *.r. F, Hannan (Lab.) F. S, Carso (Lib.) ' . FLINDERS. *\V, H. Irvino (Lib.) J. Iv. M'Dou-;all (L ib.) gippsland. G. H. Wise (Ind.) ... *J. Bennett (Lib.) .., GRAMPIANS, E. F. G. Jolley (Lab.) ^H. W. H. Irvino (Lib.) HENTY. Boyd (Lib.) ... A. Aiidrows(Lab;) ... R. A, Crouch (Ind.) INDI, P. ,T. Mqloney (Lab.) *C. J. Ahem (Lib.) ICOOYONG. \ *R: W. Best iLib.)• . Vidn Goldstein (Ind.) E. W. Te...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Corryong Courier — 17 September 1914
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