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THE FARM HAND OF THE FUTURE. [Newspaper Article] — Foster and Toora Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 25 June 1914
THE FARM HAND OF THE FUTURE. According to Mr. Gilbert, author of "Fortunes tor Farmers," spiritless Hodge is to be supplanted by an alert blue-smocked engineer, who will re ceive good wages and do the work of ten men, and be worth a hundred. If this be the type of man who is to do the tillage of the future, he will re quire a standard wage as will enable him to live in a good dwelling, and thus the rural housing problem will soon solve itself! Mr. Gilbert has evidently a warm hea'rt for small holdings, but pertinently says, "they cannot be established anywhere-only on better soils can they succeed."
HOW ARE YOU REGARDING IT? [Newspaper Article] — Foster and Toora Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 25 June 1914
HOW ARE YOU REGARDING IT? i We get from the land what we put into it. If we build permanently we will be sheltered in later days; if we plant wisely we. will read the content ment in the shade of the next genera tion. If a farm is regarded as merely a cold, money. making enterprise we miss the harvest of good living in later years; but if we regard the farm as a home and cultivate those essen tials of satisfying living, comforts, trees and flowers, and things of beauty we reap a perennial harvest in the ripe years of old age when such things come to have a value far be yond grains and fat beasts.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Foster and Toora Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 2 July 1914
Spells Perfection in Liquor. | It is a Popular Tonic. 5j A REMARKABLE CURE What Clement# Tonic can do in ,$ restoring the nerves to healthy pow.;r \i ; | and making the weakened system strong, v ?'| A letter in point which is worth reading. ?i No. 6 Post Office PUcr, ^ South Melb.i 2/7/11. j\ ;] CLEMENTS TOtllG LTD., f " Your tonic is one of the quicke ;t !..! neive and brain cures known. I uU.it c fe] all kinds of doctors'medicines, and got ,j; rj no relief as I hive from your toni.-. i:. I t'i I could not stand anyone talking to [.; ! Itj me, or the noise of the town traffic, £ ,! :j I lost appetite and weight. I.was that | ;:1 weak at times a child could push ni 1 over. I had to give up work. I l»y P hour after hour awake, now I can j |:1 go to bed and almost sleep at once. j./. :? ] My case was one of the worst I erir |'. fj heard of. I thought I vrould nevir [; ?'] pet well. I can hardly believe th: ||, .] telief I h&vc got from Ciementj Tonic. j; .'! Nearly all those s...
SOUTH GIPPSLAND RACING ASSOCIATION FIXTURES. [Newspaper Article] — Foster and Toora Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 2 July 1914
SOUTH GIPPSLAND RACING I ASSOCIATION FIXTURES. | The following dates wore al lotted for tlio coming soason : Meenivan, Monday, December "Stli. Stonv Creek, Wednesday, January 20th. Korumburra, Wednesday, .January 2"tli. Fo::te", Wednesday, February 10th. Leongatlia, Friday, February 12th. lCoramburra, Wednesday, March 24th. Association, Friday, March 2(itl). A serious accident happened to a seven-year-old son of Mr Rigg, a tenant on the estate of Messrs Black Bros., of Tarwm Lower A horse tramway c.ncircles the estate, to facilitate the gathering of the products of tho various farms, and the little chap got j upon the tram, to shorten his trip to school on Thursday last, and fell beneath the wheels, being soverely crushed. The services of Dr Molloy were requisitioned, who found that ono arm and several ribs were brokon, and in ternal injuries feared. A second accident happened upon tho samo estate, whereby an employe named Ritchie, working at a windmill, had the misfortune to sovoro...
Sport and Pastime. RIFLE NOTES. FOSTER RANGE TO BE REOPENED. [Newspaper Article] — Foster and Toora Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 2 July 1914
Sport and Pastime. KIFI,!.: NOTES. FOSTER UAN'OK TO BE RE (iri-lNEl). Foster (-in now claim to li;ive one of tlir most up to date riilu ranges in the .State. Ilccently the pit has been ex tended and two extra targets installed, making tour in all, which permits four men to shoot at once. A larj^e shelter shed ha-i lie.'ii en-etei 1 and will pruvt; a LMvnl boon to our iitienien. Tilt' mound.-. have ail been extended to a!lo>v extia men to shoot, and a ^00(1 deai of money has li.'en sp.-ot in other ways in making the conditions tor rillemen more, congenial. About 1'J months a^'o a telephone service was in stalled, so that local marksmen will now lind a ;jreit iinpi oveiucnt on the oh I conditions. Next .-aturday afternoon th ' re opening of the chili will be celebrated by two matches at .">00 yanks. One i. a Club Handicap, the other beintj a I/idies Nomination Handicap. Tio phies are offered for both events. Jn the latter ('vent the prize ;»oes to ladv nominating the w inner. .....
District News. MEENIYAN. [Newspaper Article] — Foster and Toora Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 2 July 1914
District News. MEENIYAN. A fatal accident happened here about 11 a.m. on Saturday. Ed ward Noakes McGraw, aged (3, was riding in a butcher's cart with another child and his fathor, when the cart ran into a rut near tho railway station, and the boy was thrown out, falling on his face, and was killed almost instantly. The boy's father (Mr Edward McGraw), who is in the employ of Mr B. McKittorick, svas just starting out on his round. Tho sad accident cast quito a gloom over the town, and deep sympathy is expressed on all sides for the bereaved paronts. Tho body was removed to the Meeniyan Hotel by Constable .Johnston, who arranged for an inquiry bcforo Mr A. McDonald, J.P., and a verdict of accidental death was returned.
BILLIARDS. [Newspaper Article] — Foster and Toora Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 2 July 1914
BILLIAR DS. Touring billiard teams appear to bo creating keen interest with billiardists | in South Oippsland of late. On Wed nosday last a strong team from Stonv Creek paid a visit to Foster and tried conclusions with a local team. The competition tool; place at the Exchange hotel billiard room which is under the control of .Mr- (ieo. Chamtcn, who gratuitously gave tho table free of charge. The various games, in most cases, were evenly contested and the results left the visitors to return home with 67 points to their credit. At tho conclusion of the games the players adjourned to the large dining room where the health of the visiting team was proposed by Mr. Dillon and toasted by the local competitors. Mr Helms, on beh;i[f of the iJtony Creek team suitably responded. Following are tin; scores : Fo.stkk. Dillon ... 120 Tobias ... 1 f>0 Soderluiul 100 English 150 Wood ... SG Chalmer 150 STONY Cukkic. Moore ... 1~>0 Toarrier 102 Quick ... 150 Fry ... 124 Merkins ... 150 Boag ......
Leongatha Telephone Exchange. [Newspaper Article] — Foster and Toora Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 2 July 1914
Leongatha Telephone Exchange. Following arc the numbers and names of subscribers : 1. Shire of Woorayl Office3. 2. Butter Factory, and manager's residence. 3. Go-operative Society's Store, .i W. G. Walker, storekeeper. 5. Peck & Sons, auctioneers, f>. J. M. Molloy, chemist 7. P. Johnson, butcher. 8. Dr Howden, physician. 9. Nurse Morris, private hospital 10. Lardner & Co., ironmongers. 11. Colvin & Co., drapers. 12. A. E. Edney, storekeeper 13. Rossiter & Co., STAR Office. 14. Pearcc & Jarratt, butchers 15. S. Maddern,Commercial Hotel 16. Neal Bros., storekeepers. 17. R. Bair, Otago Hotel. 18. E. Manuei'i?, agent. 19. Nurse Good, private hospital. 20. Rev. I5. J. Coyne, Presbytery. 21. J. V/. Rumpf, private residence 22. J. MeFarlane, coacfibuildor. 23. E. McNamara, baker. 21. H- Kelly, undertaker. 25. Jno. Lardner,private residence 26. Dr Pern, physician. 27. E. A. Cole, auction mart. 28. McCartin & Co., auctioneers. 29. E. J. Kewi...
Methodist Church, Foster. SUNDAY SCHOOL ANNIVERSARY. [Newspaper Article] — Foster and Toora Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 2 July 1914
Methodist Church, Foste 'N DAY SCHOOL ANNIVER SARY. Ti)o anniversary of the Foster Me thodist Sunday School took place in the church on Thuisday evening lust and was well attended l>y :i large number of people. The proceedings opened l>y the .'Sunday scliool children singing a hymn, after which the Rev, A. (I. Stapleton gave a brief address relative to Sunday school work gener ally. lie thoionghly impressed upon the children the good that may be de rived from being regular in their at tendance and obedient to their tea | chers. When making the presenta tions of book.s to the ehiklie.i (who approa.-hed to accept them with all the beaming rays of delight- in their faces) his desire was that the scholars would long appreciate the gifts and during the ensuing ll! months would stiive to merit a similar, if not a better present, at the next anniversary. It was not the intention at the expiration of tin* next year to give a prize to every child, but only to those wiio reac'"^*" the h...
Postal Information. AUSTRALIA & TASMANIA. LETTERS. [Newspaper Article] — Foster and Toora Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 2 July 1914
Postal Information. AUSTRALIA & TASMANIA. LBTTBR0. fl. d WHbiu Cooamonwoalth and all places in British ilr.i piro. par W ouaao ... 0 1 Eaoh additional ^or.. ... 0 1 PODT CARDS. Within CouamomToaHh and all places in British Bm piro tinglo, Qttoh ... 0 1 Reply, oaoh half 0 1 To oil other placea, single ... Raply oards 0 d NBV70PAPER8. Within Commonwoalth and Now Zealand, for every noTi=apapor, up to IQoss. 014 Ifowapaporo printed outaido the Commonvroalfch are oubjG^t to maga aino rst«3 of postage. United Kingdom-Not ox oooding 8oi., each nerre pspcr ... ... 0 1 Eaoh additional 2OE. ... OH For transmission wholly by eea oar Orient and P. and 0. atoamera, lCos ... 0 1 Other pkoc3, not oEooodsng ios#. ... ... ... 0 1 Each additional 2OE. ... 0H BOOKO. Within the Commonwealth, or books printod in Avis tralia, por 8OM. or part 0H Printed outside Auotralia, par 4OEB., or part thereof OH To Nerr Zealand, per 4oss. 0 1 To all other plaooa. per 2OEB. 0 1 0A7AL0atJEd. Wholly printed in...
Original Correspondence. [We do not necessarily identify ourselves with opinions expressed by correspondents, but our columns are always open for matters of interest to the public.] TO THE EDITOR. [Newspaper Article] — Foster and Toora Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 2 July 1914
Original Correspondence. -o [NVe do ii(>t iH'Oc-isinly idontify our selves with opinions i-.Mney.sed by cones' poudunts, Imi! our columns arc ahvi}3 open for uiaUer.i uf inu-re*t lo iho public.] TO tiu: Ki-i r u:. Sir,-As what would appear to 1 o a report of Mr Fentun's at Woonih is been published liv tho " liclio," hut what riviilv is a scurrilous, misleading, and untruthful letter, written, [ take it, 1 >v a member of tin? Socialistic party. and secretly pub islird in :ui absurd evening paper, viz, "The L.albuat Ivjho," no doubt with the view of misleading the lialla rat farmers, and as it mav, and prob ably will. In; put to a similar pnrposti ] here, 1 crave a few line- in Your jour I :,al lo eorreet the mi-i vpresen tntiuns ] contained in that article. 1 gather t'rnin it that the writer, lit; or .-lie, a-i thecaM! mav 1> ?, has never at tended a lie-e[i:iLT ilelfl by liberal speakers, ami ' listened ty the eontimwd uproar, ift t ' jeelions, and silly jol.e., of til. i.'...
High School Council. [Newspaper Article] — Foster and Toora Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 2 July 1914
High School Council. Tho annual meeting of the Council of tho Loongatha High School took placo in the usual meeting room at Mr Molloy's shop on Friday ovening last, when, owing to quite a combina tionof unavoidable circumstancos, tho attendance consisted of the statutory quorum number of five only, viz.--Mofisrs J. M. Molloy (in tho chair), W. Watson, S. C. Wilson, W. Russoll, and A. Mes ley (secretary). Apologies for non-attondance were received from Messrs G. F. Michael, J. Eccles, P. §Johnaon, P- Nash and G. E. Matthewman. Tlie minutes of the previous meeting wero road and approved on tho motion of Messrs Russeil and Wilson. From A. E. Nelson, stating that, owing to his inability to regularly attend tho meetings of the Council, ho had sent in his resignation to the Department. Received. Education Deportment, approv ing tho conferring of a year's free course upon Eleanor McLean. Same, agreeing to the install ing of an olectric motor to supply powor for chaffcutting, &c,-Re...
Australian Progressive Liberal Association. [Newspaper Article] — Foster and Toora Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 2 July 1914
Australian Progressiv Liberal Association. A meeting of thost interest! &lt;1 in the formation of a branci. of i he above league at Foster took pace in the lodge room, mechanics' hall. Foster, on Saturday night last, tli&lt;> lolloping attending.-A (chair), M. Lehan, jr., 1. >iuyt.i, &lt; ? Edwards, - Robertson A- Clement soil, M. Foley, Wiey, AV. W alstrom, P. Deveney," AW Murphy and M.j English. Mr Conder said he nad eonvened the meeting for the purpose of con- . sidering matters in eonnectu.n _with ( the formation of a branch ot the , above league, and to enlighten those) present, he explained the policy of tlio , association which, he thought, would , appeal to all progressive Tiie four main planks tliey had befoso them were:-Preferential Voting, Elective Ministries, Initiative lit ferendum, Effective Protection The speaker read an article dealing with the benefits of the above four planks, when, at the conclusion of which several questions-ware ask...
The Centre of Australia. [Newspaper Article] — Foster and Toora Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 2 July 1914
The Centre of Australia. (BY J- MCQ.) Odnadntta, which is a nice little town at tho terminus of the railway about 700 miles from Adelaide, is not far from the centre of Australia, with a population of about two or three hundred whito people, and a fair sprinkling of blacks round about; a school with upwards of 30 scholars ; one pub, which covers much moro ground space than both the hotels in Leongatha; three or four stores, &e.; a very fine police station with one of tho best of men in charge, and a very nice hospital run by tho Presby terian Church. The Afghans, who do a lot in the camel carting, have a suburb to themselves. ] think tho people of Oodnadatta are as up-to-date in nil ways as anything I'vo yet seen-in dress, man neis, sociability, general appearance, Iwo days race meeting in the month of May, sports on Saturday, children's concert on Monday night, whon all children perform under the leadership of Mr Reed, the hotel keeper, the production being a credit to him ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Foster and Toora Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 2 July 1914
QUEENSLAND. FARf 'S for LEASE and SALE. TI] i'j I'Oiiuiiir I 'ait'viiiLr Centre, :!!'!-dv to Mrisbano and all model i convenience.-;. Carry a cow to tin acre all the year round. lYr inaneiit niiiniii'r stream* . temperate cliuiat .; o&lt;jii:it.^Io rainfall. No bracken forn j uo biibli lires. (!ood train and Jjiberai terms to suit client! . Also fruit and pineapple raniis. I ii die correspondence. Alex. S. Douglas, COOROY, jS'.C. Lino, Queensland. MONEY. Why s>aty 5 per cent. j" CAN lon.l you t»lvnly:*l -II jkt i.vnt. ?*- :U -i nr..si nvisi.n.'O'lo cusi. 1 'fM'l &lt;>n :SKC&lt;>N1.) MOIlTdACK ;imi inU'ivs!>' umler Wills. A!) eonimuiiHM'.wn.- stud ly conlulent iii. DAWSON SMITH, Metropole Arcade, 377 Bouvkc-st., MELBOURNE | IMPORTANT TO . ]farmers of Gippsland and District. LYALL AMD SON, £as!i Chaff, Grain & Flour Stores SEED & OAT MERCHANTS, VI CTORIA MARKETS, MELBOURNE b'lour. I'l Oats for K.i-Iv Sowing ? lircen Stuff, &c...
THE MIRROR. WITH WHICH IS INCORPORATED THE SOUTH GIPPSLAND SHIRE MAIL. THURSDAY, JULY 2, 1914. [Newspaper Article] — Foster and Toora Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 2 July 1914
mi WHICH IH isc'OII'OUA'n;i> THI; SOTTH (»1ITS J, A s! i sum; M A 11'. THURSDAY. .) Ul A" 2. 19U. Wliat wonderful bruin capacity our iend tU>! " F.cho" must possess m ..xtractin" Hi.-- startling information j tVom us i.v laying slyly and roguishly , HI;.! the snake in the ZT** 111 v,':llL, tu' j the response or tin- " bite ^ Was a reporter at Mr 1 >en net t s ' 'S ' ( pool meeting. Our friend sterns &lt;u - have settled on tin; fact 1 '":l1 ss 0 ^ 4*1'^ - notified, but this la- h.is \. t to educated upon. We might st.it, that he knew as ...nol. about vhe m question as we ourselves owl, but it j was just this, tlr.1t we won! alne to ! i In' (list rirt needs while he, piobably, i w a ; ouietlv reposing. llo.'-evei, 11 is ' hardly to" lie expected that such an ill.ill.M, straight-forward I.abm, SMH.ia ilslic Journal would scheme such a i,Vll a,:ed. I!ut of course : journal," nr.! noted lor cle'.er schem ing tac.ies, especially when they throw out a bail, and innocent l...
SAGASSER'S OUTLET. A MOUNTAINOUS PATHWAY [Newspaper Article] — Foster and Toora Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 2 July 1914
SAQASSER'S OUTLET. i A MOUNTAINOUS PATHWAY After leaving the West Tarxvin school, the Ministerial party pro ceeded to Allambeo for the pur pose of inspecting a so-called road known as Sagasser's Outlet. A number of settlers were in waiting to place their request before the Minister. The route pointed out by the engineer was one surveyed 'by him Ironi Benson's Road on a i uniform grade of 1 in 16 through j Messrs Hall's property to the Warragul road, which was the j subject of the last deputation to 'the Minister asking for a sum of | £450. i The Hon. J. E. Mackey said th.it ! the object of the visit was to give : Mr Ilagelthom an opportunity of 'seeing tho hill country, which was so different from the district from which he came. It was the Minis ter's first visit to this part of Gipps ! land, and it needed no pressure to ! induce him to come. They would | find in him a Minister who was not j only sympathetic, but a business man able to understand a business proposition, lie (Mr Mae...