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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 23 February 1915
SLUGGISH LIVEK' "For many years I have suffered from sluggish liver," writes Mrs. W. Pfeiffer. Mouut Pleasant, S,A.U *,4I have tried scvcrul different things but- have fouud nothing equal to Chamberlain's Tablets, for they made me feel thoroughly well oguin. In my opinion there is no belter medicine than Chamberlain's Tablets lor disorders of the liver and stomach". Sold by K. Mitchell. lib Carton 'Ho 5 lb Parcel. INSIST ON; LABELLED PACKAGES GREAT DISPLAY FOR AT MITCHELL'S Toys, New Novelties, Christmas and -New' Year Cards Auto Stationery,'jPtated Ware, Dolls, Picture Books, Purses, Peggy Bags, Antimony Ware, Perfumery, Fancy Goods,;. Etp. ". >. .. For Holidays,. Keady-to-Wears in Ladies' Hats, Dresses, Blouses,' Boots and"Shoesr . ? .'^Hipliday: Suits. Panama" ' ._ "In Men's and Boys',.TiissauJ3ui.ts:, Linen arid .Alpaca:Coats; ' ' Hats, Boaters, Tu'scaufi,_.White Washing Hats,,,-;. y i&lt; -. , ''"ji'^M'ERCBRY-r-NevT Novelties in Ties^ .Collars . and Uivderwca'r, -Sil...
"OUR BOY'S" IN EGYPT. Mena Camp, Pyramids, Jany. 1st '15. Hard at Work. [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 23 February 1915
"OUB 150Y 8" IN EGYPT. Mena Camp, Pyramids, Jany.lsfc Hard at Work. We aro still working, liard, and all are anxious to get,.to where tho real business is. . .Wo had a night's bivouac on Tuesday, going out at 8 a.m. with full packs. We did some entrenching, and each had our turn at sentry-go through the night, and had to sleep when we could under tho shelter of our overcoats and equipment. It was' very cold, and we were all glad to get back to camp for a late breakfast of tea, bread, and eggs. A Peep in the Pyramids. Some of us had a look at the third pyramid on New. Year's Eve, and on our way there we pass tho second, wliich has two high walls of solid rock on its north and west sides, The side of a hill has been cut away, and forms tho waJls, and into these at intervals are re cesses or tombs, cut right into tho mountain. We went into several of these, which, a guide told us, were tombs and money chambers. They are all alike in formation, aJid we had to go down on hands and knees ...
VIOLET TOWN RACES. A SUCCESSFUL MEETING. OFFICIALS. [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 23 February 1915
VIOLET :TQWN RAGES. SUCCESSFUL- MEETING; OF»IOIAti». President, Mr T. G. Hoskin;, vico reiidonu, Messrs H. G. Meyer, and 0 Morris; judge, Mr T. Bcggs; tarlof, Mr J. Fowler; clerk of scales, Ir G.Forshaw, clerk of course, Mr H. Vhito: treasurer, "Mr F. Wallace, tiroe rponnr Mr Jl Beiird; stewards, Messrs rX W. R (imago, A. Croxford, nderwood, D, McKonzie, R. Mitchell, eard, Forshaw, and Geo. Loogton; 1 ommittpo, Messrs McShauo, Barron, ndorson, F. VVallnco, Lane, Corp, White, R- Hoskin, and Boultori; pony easurers, Messrs Beard, Underwood, oskin, W. Raraage and McKenzie; i. surgeon, Dr. Divics. Handicopper Mr. W. Hill. I The annual meeting of the Violet Icown race olub waB held on Wednesday lost and passed off successfully. Despite ihe general depression occasioned by the fnar and the prolonged dryness of the Leather, the gate takings were well up Ito the usual amount, £36 being tho Ptelly. The meeting went of! on "oiled gearings," which has been characteristic meotings held locally ...
DISTRICT NEWS. Nalinga. [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 23 February 1915
DISTRICT NEWS. (Prom our Correspondent.) Nalinga, On Sunday last the annual'harrest thanksgiving service was- held ' in. the' Nalinga State school. The school was ncely decorated by members of the con gregation, with corn, vegetables, fruit, maize; and other greenery. The attend | ance was very fair, .and appropriate harvest hymns were nicely rendered (The preacher was T the Rector of St Luke's, Dookie, the Rev. J. K. Taylor, who took for his text Psalm 67, 5 6, i "Let the people praise thee, 0 God; let I all the people praise thee," and he gave a very excellent discourse thereon.
HERE AND THERE. [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 23 February 1915
HERE AND THERE. Jell Smith, the American boxor (holder), beat-Mick King (Australia), in a contest for the middle-weight.' championship of the world at. the now; stadium, West ftlclbonrriej on Saturday.; night. '. v -A r.icehorse with the suggestive name of ' Linger ' and Die" won the Hock Race at Beaufort on Saturday. Wm. Go'dwyer, of Cottesloe (W.A.) according to his statement was bittenby the iBetse fly in Ehodesia four years ago. and had aince bad attaoks of sleep ing sickness at intervals, had been miss ing from home for three weeks. He knew nothing &lt; f the time since he left home till- Friday morning, when he found himsc'f lying under a bush in a gully with a dog barking'at him. The settler who owned tho dog took him to his homestead, and after his long sleep he was taken to perth for medical attention. Victoria and New South Wales are likely to havo a very, close . contest on. averages to determine the ownership of the Sheffield shield for the next twelve months.: T...
CRICKET. [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 23 February 1915
CRICKET.' Gooram could only muster seven men to make the trip to Violet Town on Saturday last, but they put Tip a creditable' fight, nevertheless. The visitors lost the toaB and were sent in to bat, and put up 66 before the Inst wicket fell, Meggett, who had the bad luck to be run out, batting well for 19. Fitzgerald made 18 in good style, and Hartiy carried his willow for a well made 16. Meyer bowled splendidly^ capturing 4 for 17. Violet Town did not get a good start, aB the skipper went at 15, Turner was out at 18, (and A. Peacock was bowled five runs later. Kelly and Saxon took the tally to 62, when both went, and Holman-fniled to score, Six wickets were down for 52, and fifteen runs were required. Bell surpassed himself and batted splen didly, and with Newton, carried the score past the danger mark, and carried his bat for a well-made 32. Saxon 33 and Newton 11 were the other double figures. Violet Town men fielded sub for Gooram and accounted for three batsmen, with splendid c...
RAILWAYS STANDING COMMITTEE Line to Strathbogie. Taking Evidence. [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 23 February 1915
RAILWAYS STANDING COMMITTEE Line to Strathbogie. Taking Evidence. To-tk}' (Tuesday) and to-morrow the Railways Standing Committee will visit the district for the pur pose of collating information re garding the prospects of' n, .railway lino rto Strathbogie. The> Strath! bogie United Leagues will furnish the bulk of the evidence, a mass of authentic statistics having been gathered and put into form by Mr Wallace, secretary. Leading- busi ness men in Euroa and Violet Town will offer evidence at these' cen tres. The time-table for the visit is as follows : Monday.-Arrive at Euroa by. 6.57 p.m. train. Tuesday-Visit Strathbogie and take evidence at the hall. Return to Euroa, at night. Wednesday.-Take evidence at Euroa Shire Hall at 9 a.m. Visit Violet Town, and take evidence in the afternoon. Return to Mel bourne by evening train.
COMMERCIAL. WOOL. [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 23 February 1915
COMMERCIAL. WOOL. New Zealand Loan and Meroantile Agency Company Limited report: Owing to tho announcement made by the Federal Authorities on the 5th inst., tnat the embargo against the export ation of wool to the United States of America had been re-imposed, tho Mel bourne Woolbrokora Association depided tn temporarily suspend sales, qs a Result' of which last neck was a blank one jn local wool circles. Meantime the position has been more clearly defined inasmuch as permits to Bhip all wool bought prior to the 5th inst., has been granted. Although the embargo ngajnsfc shipping paw purchases renuins in force none has been imposed against in buying. Under theso conditions sales vrere re sumed in Melbourne on Monday. At our sale on Tuesday, 16th inst., we brought forward a catalogue of some 3800 bales. Some really good come- . backs and croBsbreds wero included but the selection as a whole could not be termed a good one. "Very few wools suitable for America were submitted, but any tha...
Violet Town Sentinel Published Every Tuesday Morning TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 1915 [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 23 February 1915
Violet Cown Semitic] Published Every Tuesday Morning TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 1915 A.L H.-The I6th Regiment,A.L.H. goes into camp at Broadmeadows on Fiiday next, for its annual fortnight of continuous training, An Intbrestiso LETTER. - An interesting letter from one of "the boys in Egypt appears in another column and is well worth reading. BUSINESS CHANGE.-Mr R. Mitchell, has disposed of general store business to Mr Smith, of "Warragul, who lakes possession on the 1st of March. MECHANICS' INSTITUTE.- The annual meeting of the Mechanics' Institute wi>! be held to-night, nt 8 30 o'clock, when a full attendance of members is desired. R.G. Ohbrcb.-Rev. Fatner Arm strong, who, for a number of years has been curate of Jlenalla parish, has been promoted to the charge of the Wanga ralta parish UKNTiainr.-Mr H. V. Harcourt will visit Violet Town on_ Wednesday (to-morrow).. Attention is drawn to the' alteration of visiting days from (Fridays to Wednesdays. Ooumoil MEETING.-A. speoial meet ing...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 2 March 1915
Stone Jars Only. Straw Color from Age, BBl SLaa PURE AND VERY WHOLESOME. DISTILLERY ESTABLISHED ©YER 335 TEAKS. Cognac A STRAIGHT TSF " DRIWK STEWARTS 1 " The Original House of STEWART, Edinburgh Founded 1779. W f$ m S I#!# i ac ay& iter mh g4 esst5 " WW B BB^If S«ndin tUmp: for a largo Froo trial bottle of Uic life-giving Vitcriatio It e.ictr«!» where doctors lt.il, , it #oon cures Brmht's ideate, f *\ Hytudida. Liver Trouble®. D«. L-i ^ unity, Chronic Indigestion. In- vJ&lt; $ ?omnia. end innumerable other .iimenls. GET A D V ICE (FREE) from S. A. PALMER 449 Fliadtii Lone, Melbourne, Vic. AH Sum ' a b/r& J*%. . ft QREaTTsaRGAIN IN TEASPOONS Brightly plctod nn Hard Motel/ of excelleot mrjMr. Tfc«= .re f"W 8v^S^MSVBVK'I? T«upooaj,5 inches long, of the ^^M-kaowa W.B.W. «rl, fa 1Lx^A>kAMk'«w>» » of tbe world. f[6 Vca sbouta imt-mfast&.cbipce. Six Spoons (or Ten Ponca; One Dozen for 1/6. canisee frteaa^wfccre.' The UNION CO., 299 Elittbtth Stieet, ...
REPULSE OF THE PRUSSIAN GUARDS. [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 2 March 1915
REPULSE OF THE PRUSSIAN GUARDS. A French correspondent, describing the British repulse of HieRrussiaii Guard at Zonnebeke, near Ypres, last: month, says: The Knglisli staff were dining wlicn a despatch boaror an nounced tho approach of strong columns of the enemy with cavalry acting as a screen and supported by ten batteries of artillqry and two heavy guns. The English general succeeded in seizing a strategic point on the railway before I the enemy and opened fire with his bat- [ ? teries. The Prussians continued to ad vance, tho first rank firing lying down, j the second kneeling, and the remainder j standing. Suddenly their ranks opened ami machine-guns appeared. Tho situa- j tiou looked critical, but the Knglisli general ordered a bayonet charge. One colonel headed his 'regiment shouting, | "For Honour ami liu^Jand! " Tile op ng ranks mot with a terrible shock, bayonets of the Allies and the en emy frequently went home at tho same moment. The ground and the uniforms and faces of ...
HOW KHAKI WAS DISCOVERED. FORTUNE FOR A LIEUTENANT. [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 2 March 1915
HOW KHAKI WAS DISCOVERED. FOU'fUN E FOR A-;'- LIEUTENANT. Khaki, the. color which will render our troops so difficult" to see, was dis covered by a happy accident. ? The British troops in India wore a . cotton uniform which, when it was new, was khaki ? in color, hut after a rsiit to tho_ laundry was indescribable. A Man-" Chester business man, discussing this defect, remarked casually that a for tune awaited the man who could find a khaki dye that neither sun, soap, nor soda would fade. A young offi cer ? heard the remark, hired a skilful native dyer ,and began the search. Years passed in fruitless experiment's till one day,-turning over a heap of rags, relics of their, failures, they chan ced upon one piece which was still khaki ,though the laundry had worked its will. But it. had received no spe cial treatment, so far as they knew, ex cept that it had fallen into a metal dish. That was the secret. The metal oC tlic dish and the chemicals in ilie dye hnd- combined to produce .that...
MOVING PICTURES AND THE WAR. ENTERPRISING OPERATORS. [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 2 March 1915
MOVING PICTURES AND THE | WAR. KNTKiil'lflSlNG Ol'KRATOHS. J ii lliia present war'journalists anil ? kiuenialogtapk operators liavoboon specially banned . by. tlio ; military :-au tliorities" of "all the. conflicting, forces . neither one nor the' other is ofiicially permitted within miles .of-; tho front. Nevertheless, some .vivid battle stories have roached London.frorii-some of tho numerous Jiuglisk/anU^American war correspondents in France,, and Belgium, and many London "picture houses" arc showing excellent battle film's.which are obviously the genuine-thing, taken on the spot, with ;; 116 ^suspicion of ."fake." . The secret of . how those i'cats^aro accomplished 'iu spiter bf the .military ban was revealed to the .London cor respondent o[ the Melbourne "Ago" by ilr. S. Hill, a Londoner, who. has been acting as special;, courier for a number of the London paipers since tlio war began, going backwards and for wards between Bolgium and France and London, bringing "war copy" to Fl...
THE DAUGHTER'S PART. [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 2 March 1915
THE DAUGHTER'S PART. Ouo of the sweetest things a girl can do is to receive friends graciously, par ticularly at home. In one's own house a cordial manner is fitting. Do not stand olf in tho middle of the loom and bow coldly and formally to tho friend who haa called. Walk over to meet her; give her your hand, and say pleasantly, that you are very glad to see her again. Stiff, cold, and formal ways of greeting acquautanccs are not proper. A daughter's part is to assist her mother on every social occasion. The girl pours tho tea in her mother's draw ing room when friends drop in at four o'clock. Quite often, when no maid is present, she helps tho guests to what ever i3 served at four o'clock tea, and herself hands the cups, and takes thorn from tho guosts. Apart from, and iuoro important even than her manner to a guest who looks iu for an hour on a day, is the manner of a daughter to lior father and mother. ?The father returns to his home, after a wearying day at business. He is tired...
NOT YET—BUT [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 2 March 1915
NOT Y13T-BUT On&lt;, of the regular hunters ot the 5o:.son was sui'iirisod upon nrriving at the village hotel to fine] one of t-hn &lt; J guides li>!terii:g around idle. "Don't, you guide limiting parlieti any more?" asked the visitor. "Nope," was the slow rejoinder; got tired of bein' mistook for a deer.' "Is that so? Well how do you earn jour living now?" "Ouido fishing' parties So fer, no bod's ain't mistook me for a fish."
THE GOLDEN EGG. [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 2 March 1915
THE GOLDEN EGG. ' The old family physician being away on a much-needed vacation his prac tice was intrusted to his son, a recent medical grndimto. When the old man returned the youngster told liim, among othor tilings, that lie had cured Miss Ferguson, and aged and wealthy spins ter, of her chronic indigestion. "My hoy," said the old doctor, "I'm proud'of you; but Miss Ferguson's in digestion is what put you through col lege."
THE SAME, ONLY DIFFERENT [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 2 March 1915
THK SAME, ONLY DIFFJORKNT A in.in vent into a southern lestanr i-.nt net long ago and asked for a piece of old fashioned Washington pio. The. waiter, not understanding, and .yet nil willing to concrdo his lack of know ledge, brought the cu-tonier a piece "1 chocolato eake. "No, no, my friend," j-aid the smil ing man. "I meant ''George" "Wash ington, not "Booker" Washington"
AMONG THE MISSING. ABSENCE OF NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 2 March 1915
AMONG THE MISSING. ABSENCE OF ' NEWS. Jtwill ba a relief'to many to hoar that more is .being, done to trace thoso who have been lost in tho war. The Bed Cross in Prance now have . an officer whose sole business is to search, to fol low up clues and track down'the wound ed in all tho backwaters over which the wave of lighting has passed. No doubt it will mean the saving of life, as there must be many sick m&lt;m in .France now in remote farms and vil lages where there are no trained doc tors or nurses available. There must bo more heart-searching in soldiers' homes .oyer.-the missing than over the wounded and killed. If ono ha:4 lost 110 friend in tiiis way..one has only to turn; to the agony columns of Knglish newspapers to realise tho ap palling uncertainty that tho bald com munication '.'Missing'' conveys. There is nothing more pathetic in all tho pages of the "London Times" thau these appeals by wives or parents for news of men'who have been lost sight of,dropped out in t...