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Telephone Service in Country Districts. STATEMENT BY THE CHIEF ELECTRICAL ENGINEER. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Independent, Buln Buln, Warragul, Berwick, Poowong and Jeetho Shire Advocate — 29 May 1914
Telephone Service in Country Districts. STATEMENT BY THE CHIEF i ELECTRICAL ENGINEER. (By C. E. H.) The Chief Electrical Engineer, of the Central Administration Staff, of the Postmaster-General's Department, has made the follow ing statement : PUBLIC MAY ERECT THEIR OWN . LINES. It appears to be the impression in parts of Australia, that the Post and Telegraph Department will not allow would-be Telephone users to erect tlioir own lines. The Department does allow people to erect Telephone lines for themselves. Indeed it would appear to be impassible for the Department to do otherwise in many country districts." "Speaking generally, the Post master - General reserves the right to construct any Telephone wunin a town boundary There are, however, surveyed townshiDs which are not closely settled, in which it may be advis "for Clio I u.sers to oroct the whole of such f line*, oven up to the Post Office." *41"«- U o Imnti cn^ Kir enmA I i r. nay ueuu aaiu uy auiu farmers that they do not k...
Austlia's Govenor General. GOOD IMPRESS[?] CREATED. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Independent, Buln Buln, Warragul, Berwick, Poowong and Jeetho Shire Advocate — 29 May 1914
Austlia's Govenor general, i GOOD UISMlKSi-N CnEATKi). The ;iri"ival of ;? Ronald Munro Furirusson, the n tiovernor-Guu er.-il nf the Auslian Commoii wwillli, and his fc, Lady lli'lon M;tnnid''t'!'t;t!s&lt;m, isl wwk, was iiiar,\c.l witli evcriiir.ra inn of pop ular favor. SI. Ma was on fe'ir, anil each of V municipalities ( 111r&lt;)nlc11 which IliKlnfjs 'represent ative passed pre.s.e 1 loyal address i':i of welcome ud good wishes. The streets werenel with n happy people, and Sirllonald anil his gracious I:i Iv nut have been pro [(mildly impress! with the mag- , iiificenee an 1 culladiy widi which lln'V were rcveh 1. The swearing in j ceremony looks 'ace in the Uueen s ; hall of Parliamut House, and over j .'>00 represen!a!re peop'.e were pr..- | seal. A notablt feature of the wel- ; eoir:e was Ihe pari played by toe I c!'o;)l childrei, As His Kx ellency passed the j Treasury Buil'iings on his way to i Government House a bursl of entnn iaslic cheerine broke from...
Church News. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Independent, Buln Buln, Warragul, Berwick, Poowong and Jeetho Shire Advocate — 29 May 1914
Church News. Catholic Churcli -Sunday, May 31 Mubbch-WarrnRul 8.30 and 1],- Vesper* 7 Drouin 0 Sea View 11. Chuhcii or E.n(;I.axd - Sunday, 31st May, Drouin 11 a.m., '.i and 7 p.m., (Sunday School Anniversary), Kuy. Bi T, Syor ; I.ongwarry Sou'h 2.45. METHODIST CHURCH - Drouin 11 and 7, Longnarry South 3, Kcv. B. Cri-n ; Bnnyip 8, liunyip 7, Mr Day is ; Garfield 11, liunyip North 3, Longwarry 7, Mr I)riny; N^ciim South 11, Croi;over 3, Ncerim 7, Mr liowtamls; Iioketiy 11, Nccrim Koutli 7, Mr Pclcett PBK3RYTEIIIAN CHUKCH - Drouill 11 »ncl 7, .T ndiyick 3, Mr Thomas, ot Iona ; Drouin 'West 7, Mr W. Young; Keerirn Junction 11, Nterim N.K. 3, Stvrim South 7, Mr MoKeniif, Cyclone gate* from 7/S, any sizs supplied, -townpricee, freight added. P. Furagher, agent, Drouin.
Hints to Dairymen. SOME DONT'S AND WHYS. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Independent, Buln Buln, Warragul, Berwick, Poowong and Jeetho Shire Advocate — 29 May 1914
| Hints to Dairymen. SfJ.Ml-: DO.XT'S AND WHY*. .(By It. T. Archer, Senior Dairy In spector). i. Don't food strong smelling foods immodiafely before or dur ing milking. Always afler milking. Because (lie miik will alisorli any odours that come in contact with if.. 2. Don't, forget lo face your shed east ;ui(l north. liecause tin; morning sun helps to keep Urn shed sweel and whole some. H. Don't neglect to put in an impervious floor in the milking shed liecause if (he floor is not im pervious mine and lilth soak in, and milk will absorb smells arising therefrom. I.rick or bluestone pit chers grouted with cement or con crele, make good floors. .1. Don't neglect to Iimewash the sheds and dairy twice yearly. liecause it helps to keep down flies, disease and smells. 5. Don't neglect to have yards pitched and gravelled. liecause souring or laint in milk are due to contamination, principal are due to contamination, prineipaHy by germs found in manure; there fore, ail manure must be regular...
Tennis. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Independent, Buln Buln, Warragul, Berwick, Poowong and Jeetho Shire Advocate — 29 May 1914
Tennis. A team of tennis players journeyed from Drouin West to liulu Buln on Saturday afternoon, lOtli in t f >r ji friendly match, which resulted in a win for the visitors. Following are the scores S. Jeanes and Miss H. Jeanes (D.W.; v. II. E. Hawkins and Mrs Milner (B.B.) 10-5 F.Simpson and Miss G. Simpson (D.W.) v Rve and Miss K. McKee (B.B.) 10-S Clem Lock wood and Miss M. Turner (D.W.) v W. Ottery and Mrs Milner (B.B.) 5-10 Misses G. Simpson and M. Mere dith (D.W ) v Misses K. McKee and D. Ostler (B.B.) 5-10 Clem Lock wood and Miss H Jeanes (D.W.) v W. Handley and Miss H. Ostler (B.B.) 10-2 F. Simpson and S. Jeanes (D.W.) v W. Ottrev and II. 13. Hawkins (B.B.) 10-3 A party of tennis players from Rokoby visited Dronin West on Saturday last but were defeated by the hoine|team. The scores were : Ladies' Doubles-Miss Turner and Miss M. Turner (D.W) beat Mrs Mc Coll and Miss Freckloton (K). 10-2 Gents' Doubles-F. Simpson and Clem Lockwood (D.W) lost to Loutit and Bai her (II). 8-...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Independent, Buln Buln, Warragul, Berwick, Poowong and Jeetho Shire Advocate — 29 May 1914
MELBOURNE. un GOVERNMENT LICENSED RACECOURSES. BumoncNT Addbebb Sffil. Green, MELBOURNE. - Pedic Pomade for the Head, .Strikes Infcstiii^ Voriiiin !>&lt;-:> &lt;1. Ont? application ileslroyi Terrain, kil'i nils, lirjila 3orei», cuir.n ringworm, acd mnki'8 the hair Rrinr iliick. «tronj,anc] curly. Also for Vermin on Pi'ln. I'oollrj. Cul'lo and Hori .'s. A. It. IIi'lKlci-soit, The Quality Store, sells PHi,-, |s, 3, SJi anii k. fd with Nit Oonib Sii more. T. BARNETT, T^SSIVJSTH & PLUMBER, ma11\ vnJi:i:i', imooift, (Opposite I'casc's More,) Local Agent for ! "Gane" Milkine Machines, "Tangyne" Kerosene Oil & Benzine EnRines, I The Wolselcy Hand-Power, Belt Driven, Steam Turbine Plants, and Separator Oil. Batavia Sea and Fire Insurance Company. Agent for THE GraETZIN", the best : parlor Lamp invented. Call and see j for yourself. Complete house lamp, cost £3 "3 ; outside lamp, a much nioro poverfd lamp, cost i'3; also i Buggy Lanii)« j. MCDONALD, j Bu...
Butter. FACTORY MANAGERS' ASSOCIATION. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Independent, Buln Buln, Warragul, Berwick, Poowong and Jeetho Shire Advocate — 29 May 1914
Butter. FACTOHY MAXAOHits' ASSOC,'A During Hie past week the butter fac'ory' ma 1a ;«.\\« ami secretaries of I lie Stale have lioon holding their annual c infer 'nee in Melbourne. Pa pers have been road and useful dis cussions ensued upon topics of vilal interest to dairymen ucnerallv. Toe heads of liie Agricultural Depart ment have also give papers, which in some instances eonla;neil useful and helpful hinls, though niuch of the information given is already known lo dairymen. 11 was only a mailer of emphasising its import ance. A few hints on phases of I lie Act. wliic.li are not within com mon knowledge, occasionally came to Ihe surface. as when .Mr Arche: sjioko conceniini'. defective cream cans and the powers of Ihe Depart mental inspectors. Mr Archer said "When the cans were steamel they should he plac ed 011 racks upside down to drain and dry. The department had fell it. necessary lo do something re garding defective cans. The policy now was lo perforate the defective cans on ...
Divorce Court. RILEY V. RILEY. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Independent, Buln Buln, Warragul, Berwick, Poowong and Jeetho Shire Advocate — 29 May 1914
Divorce Court. RILEY V. RILEY. In the Divorce Court on Friday before Mr Justice Hood, Agnes Riloy, 41, of Station-street, North Carlton (formerly of Drouin), sued for divorco from Geo. Tlios. Riloy, 51, for deser tion. Mr Woolf (instructed by Mr Ridgeway) appeared for petitioner. Tin1 parties wero married on 13lli March, 1889, and tliero are three children. Petitioner said that in December, 1904, respondent quarrelled with her and ordered her out of the house. He sold the furniture, and .--pent the pro ceeds in drink. He had since failed to support, her. Mis Honor said it appeared to him that the parties had separated by (ruttml consent. The court could not make decrees out of sympathy with the petitioner, or to make its disapproval of the conduct of the husband. Petitioner said she was willing to support herself, but could not support the children, who were supported by the husband. Tho petition was refused. For Childitn'H Hacking Cough at Niglil, NToodi' Great 1'eppcrmim Curo, la ...
Defence of the Commonwealth. ADMINISTRATIVE WORK. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Independent, Buln Buln, Warragul, Berwick, Poowong and Jeetho Shire Advocate — 29 May 1914
Defence of the Commonwealth. ADMINISTRATIVE WORK. I General Hamilton's report on the milit.iry forces of the Com monwealth shows that in the matter of defence there is much for the Liberal Ministry to do. When in office the Labor Party displayed a praiseworthy deiro to lay "the foundations of an army and of a navy, which should make Australia safer from Foreign attack. B'lt, so much said, it has been frankly pointed out that much of General Hamilton's re port is a condemnation of past business method?, a plea for wiser administration in the tuture. The General insists that Aus tralia's army must have a busi ness branch under a comptroller with a quarter-master general as second in command. It would ho amongst the duties of tins branch to watch expenditure closely to neo that Common wealth , thousands go whore neod is great est, not necessarily where de mand is moot urgent. It would closer co-operation between the Defence and other departments. Tt is idle, the report tells us, to see...
Empire Day. DROUIN. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Independent, Buln Buln, Warragul, Berwick, Poowong and Jeetho Shire Advocate — 29 May 1914
Empire Day. DROUIN. Thn celebrations in connection wi'.h Fmpire Day were carried nut at the )rcal State School in accordance with tho instructions issued by the Educa tion Dep rtment. Reading, geography and history lesions, together with patriotic songs and recitation* occu pied the first half of the morning meeting. Shortly before 11 o'clock Messrs C . \V. Sunloy (Chairman) and No,-ill, member.-1 of the School Com mitteec, ami a fair sprinkling of p.-,vents arrived. The attendance, in this respect, would undoubtedly have lu'i'i- mud) greater had it not been for an unfor'n.'ate mimndi'mtandnig Not a few parents and j-oiuo of the member* of the School Committee were under the impression that the Empire Day celebrations, as well as the entertainment, had been post poned till Monday Hence (lie smaller attendance. Upon visiting the different looms it was noticed that they were decorated with tings, flowiTn. Kreeneries, and patriotic I drawings in colored chalks, the whole presenting a p...
Amusements of Lunatics. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Independent, Buln Buln, Warragul, Berwick, Poowong and Jeetho Shire Advocate — 29 May 1914
Amusements of Lunatics. Tlicro are many Interesting, if withal distressing sights to be witnessed in tho daily round of a large lunatic asylum, such as one of the county estublishmout.B. Not tho least is tho many different ways in which tho inmates seek to amupn themselves, apart from tho forms of rccrentlon provided by tho autho rities. A visitor to a Lanc;\shi:v county asylum describes what he witnessed there. I hero was one old gentleman of venerable appearance, who had h«. eotnc Insane through tho shock caused l,y the failure of a company in which nil his fortune was invest ed, who spent nil the dnv in Hy ing' « huge kit", in which ho seemed &lt;o take ns great a rlelight as nny ten-year-old hoy. On tho visitor liim whether lie nevsr got, tired of this pursuit, i,n answered thnt lie did it, not to amuse him selr, but in oi'der to preserve his I'odily vigour, for, h0 gravelv ex I'lmued, the kite attracted electri fy, which. in its turn, was con ducted down the string, and...
POOWONG EAST. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Independent, Buln Buln, Warragul, Berwick, Poowong and Jeetho Shire Advocate — 29 May 1914
I» 0 0 \V 0 N (&lt; EAS T. Empire l);iy was celebrated at tho State School on Monday. The day boinii perfect, there was a larce pathering of friends and parent^ of the children who were entertained with sunn* Jtiid recitations by the scholars and select ions on theRrama plione kitully lent by Mr Shopard. Mr Bnrchett, Methodist Minister from I'oowonf;, and MrSbarp, Presby "eria n Misnii mary, add rested tho I children on appropriate subjects. The children then saluted the flapf and (.ipd S;ivc#the. J\inx.\y.as. s n j) tr.. .,/Vhv.
JINDIVICK. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Independent, Buln Buln, Warragul, Berwick, Poowong and Jeetho Shire Advocate — 29 May 1914
J I N I) I V I C K. On Friday, 22nd inst, Empire Day was celebrated at the Jindivick State school. A programme consisting of recitations, patriotic song« and addresses, was given in the morning. Mr Callaghan (Pnsident of the School Committee) and Mr E. W. Potpchack (member) addressed the children. At the conclusion ot the programme, the children saluted the flag, gave three cheers for the King, the Empire, and Australia, and sang the National Anthem. In the after noon the parents provided a picnic lor the children and a largo mirabor of parents and others interested in the school were present, and races and other forms ot amusement were indulged in. Thanks to the ladies there were ample, refreshments for botii lunch and tea. Everyone, especially the children, seemed to eijoy themselves totl e full. A skipp ing competition was also held anions tl:» girls. The results of the races were as follows : 3rd and 4th fiirls- Sh'i-lu Gleuson 1, M»ry Gleoson 2 3rd and 4til hoys, 1st race-Dare ...
Brain Sauce for Sheep's Head. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Independent, Buln Buln, Warragul, Berwick, Poowong and Jeetho Shire Advocate — 29 May 1914
Brain Sauce for Sheep's Msad. Sheep's head is /lot on the list of aristocratic disfit'.s ; nevertheless it is very jjood indeed ! Very cure ful cleaning is absolutely necessary, ami too p,reat stress cannot he laid (Mi this essential. Served with the sauce lor which 1 krivc the recipe following, a tfood dish is made hot ter. Take (he brain from the head, and Ie>s than hall a pint of the li&lt;\uor iu which the head was boiled, one ounce of butter, one ounce, or rather less, of llour, one small onion (chopped), a teaspoonful of vinegar, some salt and pepper. Method : Soak the brains in salt and wafer, fhen lie them up in inns [in and boil till firm in the pot with the sheep's head. Molt the butter slowly in n saucepan, and when lightly browned put in ihn onion, and continue to cook slowly, until the whole acquires a nut-brown colour, then put in the pot liquor, }o:irel i»\er the sheep's l.ead be fore sending i" ta!>le.
Ladies' Column. TO WHITEN THE HANDS. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Independent, Buln Buln, Warragul, Berwick, Poowong and Jeetho Shire Advocate — 29 May 1914
Ladies' TO WHITEN THE HANDS. A mixture to whiten and soften the hands is composed of twenty parts each of lanolino nnd gly cerine, fen parts of borate of sodn, two parts of eucalyptus oil, and 2.-> drops of essence of bitter almonds. Those must. 1)0 mixed well together and nft»M* application the hands should he cowro-1 with loose gloves. Professionals playing ut contorts sometimes use the following lotion just before their appearance in pub lic : Oxide of zinc, half an ounce ; glycerine and rose water, four oun ces. Apply with a small sponge, [then gently wipe off tho moisture, and dust, the hands with boraclo nefd and starch powder. It is boat to npply it wit}} a picco of wash If at hei\ Warts on the hands arc disfiguring, but it fs easy to get. rid of thorn, and they will soon disappear if touched daily with a fino camel hair brush, dipped in glacial acetic «cid. P.e careful, however, not, to touch the st;in at the bn.so of tho wart. A beautifully proportioned hand in far nirer...
SOPHISTICATED PARSNIPS. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Independent, Buln Buln, Warragul, Berwick, Poowong and Jeetho Shire Advocate — 29 May 1914
soi'iirsTTCWTKP rAiiRisirs. When ju.sl pjnin boiled, this vege table is rarely appreciated, except bv persons who have a strong lik ing for it. .Dressed as follows, it : uiil prove very relishahle. Feel and boil the parsnips, putting u little fat in the water (hey are cooked in. Then rut (hem into slices, spread a little hut tor on each slice. I'ut the slices into 11 hot vege table dish, and pour over a cupful m* white sauce made with milk, two dessert spoonfuls of dour, rubbed in butter, pepper, and salt, to taste. Hoil for a minute or two to take | oil' the rawness of the Hour. Serve very hot. ('urtnin-nn:;s sometimes run w'ith great di/Mrully, and seem to slick lo tlic polo. To n-nK'dy tins, take all (In* rings off and well rub the pole with llarnMin until it is quite smooth, when the rings may be re placed ; they will then j:lide along with the greatest ease. The "Huily liepuMiV," one of the native newspapers of Hankow, pub lished "The Pilgrim's Progress" as a i serial.. 1
Fools and Their Money. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Independent, Buln Buln, Warragul, Berwick, Poowong and Jeetho Shire Advocate — 29 May 1914
Fools and Their Kloney. A UuHsin.ii unexpectedly inherited £ft2,r»00. Ho began to live in the most expensive manner in St. I'etershurg, keeping a yacht un'l racehorses. lie gave the finest enter tainments to his friends, in the course of which mirrors in the res taurants were frequently broken by champagne bottles and glasses being (hrown about, but ho invariably paid the bill cheerfully. Recently, discovering that lie had come to the end of his money, he invited all his friends to a fete on an island, whi ther they were taken in his yacht. They spent, the day in revelry, but when I lie last visit"!' had been landed on his way home, the owner of the yacht sank her, and the next day ap plied to the municipality of St. JVt-rsburg for a job as crossing | sweeper at l.'s. a week, and got I it. A short time ago a man was ar rester! on Broadway, New York, as a vagrant and a beggar, and sent to gaol for ten days. In this way a sad story of fortune and folly came to light. The man was an ex...
36 Cannon Balls in a Bag. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Independent, Buln Buln, Warragul, Berwick, Poowong and Jeetho Shire Advocate — 29 May 1914
36 Gannon Balls in a Bag-. Tho magician produces a small handbag and informs the nudienco that ho has it filled with 20-lb. cnnnonballs. lie opens up tho bag and takes .out a ball which ho passna to the audience for ox a mi na tion. "l'iio hn 11 is found to bo the genuine article. He makes a few passes with the wand and produces another bull, and so on until of them lie on tho floor. Dnlls Made of Spring Wir» In reality the first ball, which in the one examined, Is tho real can non tin 11, tlio others arc spiral sphericnl springs covered with black cloth (I-'ifV. 1). These balls can bo pressed together in flat disks and put in tho bag, I'"ig. without taking up nny great, amount oi spnoe. When the spring is released it will fill out tho black cloth to represent a. cannon ball that can