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Original Poetry. SCADDEN'S ROAD. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Star — 11 August 1914
Original Poetry. SCADDEN'S ROAD. Scadden's road from Buffalo is simply a disgrace, For you could paddle a canoe at quite a Sdecent pace. Talk about the mud-holes in the cow yards often seen But the holes on Scadden's road would sink-a bullock team. I have travelled through them many - times, So know now what they are; But when of course there is a drought. You'll say I've stretched too far. But in-the winter, O ! dear me, Sif the Council only knew The slush and mud form quite a sea, That we have to go through. They would make some mighty change, And very soon, I know, Or Websters, Warrens, Scaddens too, Will buy a boat, and row.
South Gippsland Agricultural Societies. CONFERENCE OF DELEGATES. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Star — 11 August 1914
South Gippsland Agricul tural Societies. CONFERENCE OF DELE-'* GATES. _iThe annual- conference of dele gates representing South G pps lahd Agricultural. Societies> was held in the: Korumburra ::Me-. chanics' Institute on Wednesday last. The _following. represented the societies interested:-.Korum burra, Messrs A. J. Ritchie (in the chair), and W; S. Langham ; Leongatha, ,Messrs J. Allison and .J. Eccles ;. Great Southern (Foster), Mr Jas. Allan ; Yarram, Messrs T. J. McGalliard. and B. Robson;: Lang Lang, Messrs W. C. Greaves and R. LeRoux; Pow lett River District (Dalyston), Mr Mesley. The opening .subject on the business sheet was that of the charge t6o vendors of ,pigs of 6d per head made, by the Melbourne auctioneers in order to provide compensation to purchasers of pigs subsequently condemned., ` After discussion, the following motion, by Messrs ;Mesley aind iGreaves was carried :--" That the Chamber of Agriculture be re quested to ask thie associated auctioneers to apply th...
THE TURF. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Star — 11 August 1914
THE TURF. The following look well in for the races at Bendigo to-morrow:- Hurdle Race-Bonnie George and Canvasser. Bendigo Plate-Tip Top and Ipoh. Homebush Flut ter-Golden Gleam and- Dream Man. August Handicap-Remind and Dewberry. Bendigo Purse Dream Man and New Lone. Welter-Wortupa and Tip Top.
MEENIYAN. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Star — 11 August 1914
MEENIYAN. The Court of Petty Sessions was opened in Meeniyan, in the Mechanics Hall, on Monday, when Mr P. Cohen, P.M., and Messrs L. Donald and Griffin, J's.P., occupied the Bench. The only case listed was that of Con stable Johnson v..C. I. Moore, on a charge of assault and abusive behavior at Meeniyan. After hearing evidence for the Crown from Constable Johnson, and Messrs A. McDonald, F. Healy and Hancock, a suggestion was made that an apology be tendered to Constable Johnson. This was consented to by the defendant, and the case was withdrawn upon his paying the costs.
GOLF. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Star — 11 August 1914
GOLF. The second round of the cham pionship was -played 'on :the Leongatha links on Wednesday afternoon last. The following are the results up to date for the first and second rounds: GENTLEMEN.. First Second N.B: Fraser ... 62 65 F. MEPurbrick... 66 65 Dr Howden ... 69 64 W. P. Lardner... 65 69 J. Shaw .. 71-, 65 R. V. Foote 69 70 A. Gregory ... 74 70 R. J. Kewish 75 75 0. Tarrant ... 81. 72, LADIES. Miss Spencer ... 71 65 Miss Lardner ... 71 65 Miss Campbell... 74 66 Mrs Fraser ... 74. :69 Miss C. Little ... 75 70 Miss Shields ... -75 70 Mrs Cole ... 71 75 Miss Hassett ... 85 62 Miss Bond ... 73 74 Miss Prideaux... 78 70 Mrs Sayers ... .80 77 Miss Cole ... 81 77 Miss Salmon ... 87 73 The fixture for to-morrow is ladies' singles. -
Postal Information. AUSTRALIA & TASMANIA. LETTERS. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Star — 11 August 1914
Postal Information. AUSTRALIA & TASMANIA. LETTEB5. Within Commonwealth and all places in British Em pire, per ounqe ... 0 1 Each additional goz. ... 0 1 : POST CARDS. - Within Commonwealth and all places in- British 1m. pire, single, eaoh .. . 0 1 Reply, each half ... ... 0 1 To all other places, single ... 1 'Reply cards : .. ... 0 3 NEWSEAPBBRS,. Within Commonwealth and New Zealand, for every newspaper, up to lOoms. 0% Newspapers printed outside the SOommoinwealth are subject to mnaga zine rates of postage. United Kingdom-Not ex ceeding 8oz., each 'news paper ... ... 0 1 Eaoh additional 2oz. ... 0 - "For transmission .wholly by sea per Orient and P. aAia 0. steamers, 16oz. - .... 0 1 Other places, not exceeding Aozs. .. 0 1 :iEaoh- additional o. . BOOKS. Within the Commonwealth, or books printed in Aus tralia, per 8ozs or part- ."0 Printed outside Australia. ::per 4ozs., or part thereof ..0 '3 To New Zealaiid per-4loss. O 1 'To all otherplaces, per 2osre.. : 1 1 * . ATALoG...
MARKETS. GIPPSLAND CO-OPERATIVE SELLING CO.'S REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Star — 11 August 1914
MARKETS. GIPPSLAND CO-OPERATIVE SELLING CO.'S REPORT. Butter.-Choicest Is 2d, choice is ld to is l/4d, good to prime is to 12jd. Cheese.-New loaf 7Y4d to 7%/d, medium 7d to 7?4d, semi-maturedc 4d to 46d, matured 9%2d to 10d. Eggs-From is .3d to is 2d, ordinary and private lines fs to 12,d. Bacon-Light sides 10d to 10Ld, mediuni weights 9,d, heavies 8y2d, mid dles lid, jackets 9%/d. Hams from 10d. Wheat-There is prac tically nothing whatever doing in this line. Oats-Milling 2s 8'd, best feed 2s 7ý,d to 2s 8d. IMaize -Prime dry at4s. Chaff-Prime oaten at £4 5s to £4 7s 6d, medium down to £3 15s. Potatoes-Prac tically all varieties advanced 10s to-day. Choice Snowflakes are selling at £5 5s to £5 10s, Brownells and Excelsiors £4 10s to £4 15s. Onions-Prime at £6 w5s, with an occasional £6 10s.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Star — 11 August 1914
M'Gartin & Co Leongatha. Sheep and Cattle Salesmen, Stock, Station, Land & Financial Agents. . CATTLE SALES, 1914, Leongatha.. Korumb'ra. Thurs Friday.', August ..: 6* 20 ..- 14 28 September ... 3- 17 ... 11 25 October ... 1 15 29 9. 23 November ... 12 26, ... 6 20:" December ... 10 24- ... 18, *Denotes First Sale. ' Agents for. Sun lire Office; Colonial ..Mutual Life; .National Trustees, Execu tars and Agency Co. Head office, Leongatha. Branch office Korumburra. Loans Negotiated. -Phone 28, Leongatha; OUR NEXT SALE. ON THURSDAY, 20TH AUG. ,Coming Sales. M cCOARTIN & CO. will hold sales as under: Tuesday, August 11--On accoiunt Mr J. Hewett, Korumburra South. Wednesday, August 12--0n account Mrs Maguire, Buffalo. September 2nd.-Sale account. T. Maroney. Wednesday, September 9-On ac count Mr D. Miller, Koorooman; land, cattle, &c. On a date to be fixed-On account Mr L. Bellingham, Ruby. - On a date to be fixed-On account Mr ~T, Moroney, Leongatha. F.J....
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Star — 11 August 1914
. .. . . , - ..= :., :. . . F"IIRE R! FIRE! CRAIG'S NEWS AGENCY TEMPORARY .PREMISES I.N ISNELL'S BUILDINGS ,( "Tw~o Door~s Flirom:j~a Old Oorner( NEWi~took S~E t ati~ir ioneC~ OchP -fectionery andSchoolBoolhs to hand, together with our:usual' supply of- NewspIapers and Maga: zines~. Tickets for Eight Hours' and Druids' Art Unions. Commnowealth Carriage Factory - and SHOEING FORGE, :' LEONGATHB . . ?J. H. CAMPBELL, • Proprietor. The Largest Maneufa tuei in the District. Vehicles of all descrip e on the premises'.': No slumming;. Every article finished off with care and. elegance. My work has been in the district •for years, and speaks for itself. Blacksmithing executed in all its. branches. Do You Want Good Value For Your Money ? PRICES RIGHT. IF SO, CALL ON T.- H. COCHRAN, Years with Robison Bros., Engineers, BOILER MAKERS Coppersmiths, Etc.) LATE R. H. SIMON, PLUMBER and TINSMITH, &c., LEONGATHA, OOR the Following Lines:-TANKS, TROUGHS, and BATHS, and all Iron Work in conne...
SMOKE DRIFT. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Star — 11 August 1914
SMOKE . DRIFT. At Quambatook .the. Avoca River is dry. Mrs Woodrow Wilsonl; wife of the.American President, is very ill.~ * The sittings of the Science Congress-commenced in Adelaide yesterday..- : ::. : Mount Bischoff tin. mine .has closed down, and the town is faced with ruin.; Some of the Labor ieaders in Great Britain are strorigly averse to the war. Manufacturers donot intend-to raise the price of superphosphates to the farmers. - South Australian railway re venue for thd year shows an in crease of £136,160. : The high cost of living-need not csuse alarm, if the cost of high living be curtailed.: Hand-feeding of sheep is being resorted to throughout the Wim mi~era and thie Mallee. Woods' Great Peppermint Coure,. . For Coughs and Colds, never fails,ls Gd £40,000 in prize-money is offered F'renchS aroplanists for. brilliant exploits during the war. . In the Amazon Valleynative rubber trees.fiourish; and attain exceptional dimensions . : The call for volunteers for the expeditiona...
No Title [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Star — 11 August 1914
'The ordinary' meeting of 'the Leongatha I,O.R. Tent was.held last Monday week, ..but was 'not so well attended as it has been lately, but those present evi dently enjoyed themselves with' quoits, &c. Not much business was done. The programme and arrangements for . the free rally at Berry's Creek on the 12th inst. was put in ,the hands of a capable committee, who intend making up a drag full;of talent: In reply to a request from the District Relief Fund, a guinea was donated, but most of the speakers on this motion '.con sidered that as the Rechabites'are doing all they can to cure. the taste for intoxicants they should not be asked to contribute to cure the effects, as such a large majority of the cases' treated hnrn hann nrnvnrl fn hr rlirrot.lv nave ueen provea to oe oirectiy due to this cause. It was also decided to have, in connection with the World's Temperance Sunday, to be held in November, a series .if Temperance demon strations, including-a model tent meeting in Le...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Star — 14 August 1914
For Chronic Chest Complaints, .Woods' .Great-Peppermint .ure,:ls.6d.. FoOTBALLS.A FOOTBALLS !-The winter is at hand, and our new stock of Foot balls are opened out. . We have a large S.variety at 3s, 3s 6d, 4s, 5s, 6s 6d, 7s 6d, 10s 6d, 15s 6d, with finest quality blad ders,.: Phonographs, Gramophones; Ac cordeons, Concertinas, and Mouth SOrgans in great variety at G. FORD'S, STobacconist and. Fancy Goods Dealer, -Leozgatha. : Bookmakers in Sydney pleaded that as' their- calling was illegal the Income. Tai Office ;iha'd n clai n'ypon them. -:LEONGATHA- MECHANICS. INSTITUTE. : TuesdayiAugust 18th.: .. S Robin Adair Company. I:Picture.Entertainment i. " " ,Adi issioni, is.6d and ls.. * TO LET :.. TI ACES,; well-known Dairy 12-. :.Li-: Farm, at Mardan' South :-. ': roomed new house and kitchen -Well ,: watered ;,, partly? wire: netting,;:balance . .picket: .fence: Front and. back] veran '-i:dah liIf-mhile: from'i school;; roomy -. miilking .shed 'h d'ix paddocks. : -With. optioni to pu...
FOOTBALL. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Star — 14 August 1914
?FOOTBALL.• The Leongatha team . will jotirny to Outtrim to-hiorrow 'to engage thle local. team, when it is tbo be hopedtihliat they will be rereesented by their full strenigth; as'it iwill be required if they ard tod' `imake a respectable showing a~gainst their opponents Ledn gath'a put up a great game,~when they met Outtrim on the last dc casion; and fairly defeated them, and it is needless to say that Oitttrim will be represented by their strdngest' team to-morrow. A drag is tiinedl to leave the Com mercial Hotel at 1 pI.. mto convey the players to Outtriti. A football matsh was played at ]Meeniyan oil Saturday betlween Tarwin and Meeniyan. Thiere wias a good crowd oft visitors, ahdid a collection was talken up in aid of the Meeniyan Centre of tihe Victorian Bush iNursing As sociation. Meeniyan proved too .'good for the visitors, and scored 10. goals 4 behinds to 5 goals 5 behinds.
SPORT AND PASTIME. THE TURF. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Star — 14 August 1914
* SPORT AND PASTIME. THE TURF. : ::::The' V ..C. Augustl meeting S will take place at Flemingtotoa - morrow, anidthd followifig selekc tions may be near the marklfor S. .the different event ?, Darrawa 1- . 1 The Vet .. 2 :! LADIES -.BRACELET.. - Gollden Wire *- ; 1 ~ :DonrSolvo 2... . I- a l enVh?J c .... : ...._ .. . STEEPLECHASE. .:Bohgolial 1. . 1 'Zephuron' 2 Flaah? Jack: Wislhing Cap. 1. Mousmo 2 . - Eubulus" ... . .. 3 3 AND 4-YR:OLD HANDICAP. Trusty Servant --..::: *Amata . 2 . Raheeni .. .~ .3 :"";:- ,::'LWELTER. Lord Whila . .. 1 Minstonie . . 2 * - Gr~aild Marshall. -.. 3:" i"Tse -Adel-?ide Girand' National Hurdle Race wilbw ' nn.m2" - row, and the placings mayi e Lady Pibtol ... ..: 1 - Katingava 2 - Arqiiebuse 3::. ...
GOLF. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Star — 14 August 1914
GOLF. Men's singles were played on the Leongatha links on Wednes day afternoon, and resulted ih a win for Mr.K. Macdonald with a net _score, of 44. The following are the scores:-- .. ? Gr-.Hp. TI. K. Macdonald ... 62 18 44 E. Begg ... ... -65 20 45 A.Gregory ... 61:, 14 47 1N. B. Fraser ... 54 6 48 0.:Tarrant -.,:..:, 69 :20 49 R.deC. Shaw- ... 67 17 50 R. V. Foote , ... ,66 i5 51 F. M. Purbrick -'..;. 67 12 55 A. Mesler ..... .., -71 16 55 ::F.'Atchison . ... 76 19 57 R. J..Kewish... -... 78 19 59 .The fixture for next Wednesday is Ladies' Singles.
THE KAISER REPORTED WOUNDED. SHOT IN THE LEG. Melbourne, Thursday, 5.30 p.m. SPECIAL SERVICE. New York, Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Star — 14 August 1914
THE KAISER REPORTED WOUNDED. SHOT IN THE LEG. Melbourne, Thursday,f5.30 p.m. R-EUTER'S SPECIAL SERVICE. New York, Wednesday. 'The leading American papers are endeavoring to. get messages through :from Berlin to New York by means of a high-power wireless plant. So far the only message received iu of a sensa tional nature. It is to the effect that the Kaiser was shot through the right thigh at Aix-la-Chapelle. The :ethergram does- r:not, state whether the iniury was the work of a would-be assassin, or caused by an accident. Little credence, however, is attached to the re port. London, Wednesday. The vast German army is con centrated to the westiard. The Press Bureau: states that the bulk of their'forces have been located by Its i d mitei h ai nmais of the Germans is. concentrated between Liege;and Luxemberg.: : It is reported :?iat TaTrlkey has purchased the CGerman battle ships Goelbni andiBireslaiiu Thieiris iybt no fi:confirimation:: of this report In official quartifrs, howlevei, ...
Dumbalk Butter Factory. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Star — 14 August 1914
Dumbalk Butter Factory. The annual meeting of share holders in the above was held in the Dumbalk Hall on Monday: last, the chairinan of directors, MrW. B. Hughes, presiding. .. .The following report and balaice-sheet were presented : DIRECTORS' REPORT. .-Your directors . have nimuch pleasure .in placing before you the balance sheet and profit and loss account for the year ended 30th June, 1914.. The net balance brought forward from the 'pre vious. year, viz., .£124: 4s 10d, added:to the profit for this year, of Y £784-7s 10d, gives a -total credit balance at,date of £908 12s 8d. Included in the profit for the year are -amounts received from the Gippsland.. and Northern Selling Company, -as follows: Bonus on supply, £115.. 19s 10d; bonus on-stores, £15 19s 4d ; total, '131 -19s 2d, of which the sun of £130 has been' applied towards paying..off balance. owing-. on shares held by, us in that conm pany. Thie output at youi fac tory. forthe twelve &lt;imontlhk was 167 tons 1:?4c?...
Mail Service. MAILS RECEIVED AND DESPATCHED FROM LEONGATHA Closing Hour. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Star — 14 August 1914
Mail Serieio . MAILS RECEIVED AND DES PATCHiED FROM LEONGATHA ,Closing Hour. To Melbmurne & .- :: Koruniburra 7 a.m & 3.45 p.m. All statioridsto Port Albert .. 10.45 a.m. Leoingatha Sduth : . Mon., Wed., & Fri. 11;45 ain:. Mirhoo North- - Tues. Thurs., Sat. -11 a;m.m Mardan-~ .Tues;. Thtirs., Sat.. 11 a.m. McKinnon's R.O .- " - : : Tues.; Thurs; Sat.. 11 a.ui. .Whedelan's R.O.-0 Tue~s..Thuirs; Sat 1.'- a.m. K. ooroonan Eastn --. : Tries., Thuris Sat. ii a.m. .- , , • .... "~l i _~i... n_ ,?-,;.- . Mardtfi South - I" Tuns; Thtisr' Sat.?1 2 pm Wooreen Er .;Q i? : oTues OThOi Sat-i:t 11."40 a.m. Francome's:R 0 e TueTh urs., Sat 11;40 a2iri. :- 1 0og an s's: R i - !. -. c :i Tlies? Thur Sat 1140 a. Mount Ecoles T: ue;$i& Satii iday 4·23b0 p.pm. Harpeir's R.:?, Te' s.-" & Satuiday 12.30 p .m. f- rainw to ra¶T21 6 e aind Casliuns'looaa' bag---.- - I ::'liesP.hTui' ?ir 8.iit.h 12 noon Stony; -reek toCi acrll , t o 14ide'P EQO Scotts RO &.Mibo...