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THE MINISTER AT TRIDA. [Newspaper Article] — Foster and Toora Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 2 July 1914
THE MINISTER AT TRIDA. A number of ratepayers of the j Woorayl Sliire were waiting at j the West Tarwin State schoolj for arrival of the Minister of j Public Works, Mr Mackey and councillors. Mr Mackey opened by stating the reason for the late arrival of I the party at Trida, which was due I to the Minister for Railways; altering the. starting time of the : evening train to Leongatha by ten ; minutes, so he and Mr Hagelthorn ?; missed it, and were therefore notj able to leave town till the morning ; train. His object in getting Mr i Hagelthorn to visit Mie district) -v?a's to'enable him to see the con-: ditions of life in the country in the j Woorayl Shire, which would be a | striking contrast to the district he j .represented near the Murray. He (Mr Mackey) was sorry the weather was so fine, for it would give Mr Hagelthorn a goodj opinion of the roads, and not im press him with the hardships the settlers had to contend with in the winter months. If the Minister had seen the roads i...
Association Football. FOSTER V. FISH CREEK. [Newspaper Article] — Foster and Toora Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 2 July 1914
Association Football. [ FOSTKK V. FISH CRKKK. Wi ll (he ground in pood condi tion and being favoured with porfect weather, tho malch but vvt t-n tho above tcaim at Foster on Saturday last win; 111h meant of enticing many r&lt; >&lt; > 11 >a 11 en tli usiasls lo t lie scene of ili'.' contest. Tim match was um pired by l.'e.-.scnt, but his dcb-ions ww,: not ns consistent its mi,lit rv:»:!&lt;)ii!i''lv bi: cxjieeU'il from one who is supposed to In; so will ricijuaiiitetl with the in.1. Ilotli teams were sUoiulv represented and tiigame wa- f.iughl out from start to finish ivi-ji t very deteiminalion for suceei;.'!. | I'tider tliri IOIIIioI of captain-i (>. ! S 'lit rhrid and I'. I'tiek ey, p'iiy ! |iro!.T. r"s"«i .M;iii«fi!ctorily, llieio being but l'.-w iiitlanci.-t of foul play or S'-If-dcf' net- episodi s Some of tho p':i Vi*is appear ed lo bo unwisj' with ri:t!u.'&lt;J to decisions jjiven by the goal umpires and sevtral chants weft; eH'tct...
DISTRICT NEWS. Wolshpool. [Newspaper Article] — Foster and Toora Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 2 July 1914
DISTRICT NEWS. rom our Own Con-es|)ou&lt;.lents). Wolshpool. AW re a gay people inul imi having so much gaiety that we have h.-ii(J)y liiui! to Lake life seriously, but it. .will end when the cows come in and the Liberals get liaek to oliiee. Tilings are booming in golf ami the number of members in our newly formed club amount to about, lit). We have some good players, as also some inferior-just, beginners, with a variety of strokes. Some members are. culti vating the golf straddle, others the golf stare, and the balance-the most funeral ami easily accrued-" the golf language/' They all point to success and a warm time is expected for tlio first, club tUnt invites us to play. Recently the school committco held n euchre party and dance to raise funds for school equipment, which proved most enjoyable. Miss Daisy Faiagreeu winning the ladies' prize and Air Tom Biggs the gent's. A prolit of about ,£f) 10/ resulted. Humors of skating carnivals, fancy dress balls, and children's e...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Foster and Toora Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 2 July 1914
\\rK have pleasure in announcing' ' that \Y H AllH now fully ii 11 - (house! NKWK AGKNTS. YOU CAN NOW OBTAIN FROM US ?'ge, Ar^us, Atiftalasian, Leader , Weekly Times ami either of loeiil paptTft. . Agunts Cor nil A ustralhin, English and A llli'i il':il) .MACS A GINKS & PUBLICATIONS . Any of thi' ahovn posted anywhor^' - HuIl-h on Application, - Try nnv Book Exchange j system lor the winter-vdu| will limi it economical. i I NEW BOOKS ALWAYS ARRIVING. 1 Wo iiifi now showing a handsome variety of goods suit.di'e for [ re.-ents. SRKTHIC.M. :mil COMPAHF, OUR VAI.U1CS. I, w.'Yveby, C111':.Ml'ST, OPTICIAN and ST ATI OX lilt, -o- FOSTER. - o L ?fe YOST Visible No Ribbon Fewer Farts I'nrils [?or.. P,ul. The Typewriter of beautiful work Monarch Visile The li^ht touch Machine. No three o'clock fat'guc. Ulujtrated booklet* cost you noting. Write now. Cash or Term*. Full allowar.ee on old Mnchinr. .Second hand overhauled machir.ct of every make from £5. Sole Importers : United Typewrite...
Farewell Social. [Newspaper Article] — Foster and Toora Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 2 July 1914
j rare we II Social. I - - ! The I'uit Fianklin hall was packed I on 1'Viday evening l-.st ulien ;t f ire?\vl- 11 J social was hi rjiti^o i to do honor to V r : ani Mrs (fulfill-in, win) lnivn I'COfiii'd no ice [mill tla; i ail way ilepai tint nl of ? (lull I ] an-f i 11 nee to Hiiollur d.stii.t. ! ^ ill'1 |iis iliro' vcti'i (hey have i icsided nt Hr.-iiii on, which station bus ! 1M (j i umliT tl.i' ii'aiiii^-ini'iil- of M in ; l.'oleinan, u li.-se ivu- temis ami &lt;.!&lt;'iyi t-j« j (1 spo it ion gained fur In r ihe i ! an I admiration of nil "ilh whom sl.c came in C" 'tit '!&lt;" . ami Iter loss in tliJs cup .cit v is tn m-11 i roi i'! ti ii by the re-i rients of I'orl I'' a l.li .. I! -nni-^on ami surrounding i i i -11 ii. I. Mr \\ . \\ &lt;_. I i.'joii :ii chiinnin, nnii t e I'nst ]>.;!! Oi' til evetlitig'« fllj lymcii: "a;; io'lm (In'ou^h, as f..!l.;\\> :-(heiline, .Mi-s C'ripps ; von};, I,a.-1 .Mill s'oiii', Miss I,. Fi ii'.t tin ; su...
Church Services. SUNDAY, JULY 5. [Newspaper Article] — Foster and Toora Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 2 July 1914
Church Services SUNDAY, JULV CHURCH OK EMJI.ANH. - BO,.L RUNG 11. WMIRARRI WEST 2 .'SO, Foster 7, HOILGKIN BCII 11, Agnes 2.3;', Tooni 7 METUOHIST CIII'NCU,- Ffister 11 :uul 7. Foster North 2.30, \Vnor:>RNI 11. . HUDDLE Range 2 30. TOORN 7, Si'CO.LV'S IX, Tiu SLICES 2.U0, BUWEN 7.3U.
Toora Water Schemes. [Newspaper Article] — Foster and Toora Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 2 July 1914
Toora Water Schemes. Mr T Murray, i-11inito i in- ; Water Supply I ..?partinent win-, as already : I i > 11 &lt; > 11: w: I - &lt; I, reached Toora last week and on Thursday tool; bearings j from mIIOVI' tin; Agnes l-,;i 11tin'| ligures in conne/tion with whi.h visit may In; of interest to many of our readers The weather was In autitullv tine for the purpose of taking baro meter levels ami the way tirm. The height of vile falls above sea level is approximately 100 feet ami their distance from Toora, ale ng the course of the proposed route, .-.boat 1 miles to a service basin, situate.1 north of th * to.vnship on the 2-0 feet level, i, within a lew chains of it. Toora is elevated i'"om 1 to i'U feet above s'a L-vel ami the (iiip conseipien tly falls awav fio.n 1") feet to sea level. The levels wen' taken along the west side of the liver, where a good get away was found whieh did away with the necessity of re-crossing the stream. It i> proposed to use ?[ inch p...
Wedding Bells. MILES—DORAN. [Newspaper Article] — Foster and Toora Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 2 July 1914
Wedding Balls. MIXES-DOilAK. ? If the oli! suing that " happy is the bruit; that tlm sun shines on " be a till!.' one, then the future of a pri'itv bride, \v!io in o od inlo holy niiiri mouy on Wednesday of list week, is ; assured, for his solar majesty shone with n glorious golden my on Mhs Flo eice Doi'iin, th; yjungest daug ter , of Mr and ilr.s l'\ Dorau, of lionnis in. w' en she was united in holy bonds to ^Er Ilt'nry .Miles, son of Mr \iiies, of Port Franklin. The wedding was ; celeb-atetl at the icsidcnce of th' br!deV patents, Rev. Father Mclh.n alu- contracting the happy union, and as the-party entered the chamber set apart for the occasion, Mr Cunning- . ham pl-iyed The Wedding .March. ' Both Miss Doran and Mr Miles are; well known and much respected resi dents of the (listrict, and weie united f jr tin if futiiie life amidst most happy s iriou.idillgs. the ceieineny being wit nesi-e.l by a very large gatneiing of relatives and h lends. The bride was beautifully atureii, h...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Foster and Toora Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 2 July 1914
|W;P \j 1 > M.3. B ]y 'if Ul.| I F.V.O.A., CONSULTING OPLCiAK, FOSTER. YOUlx sight is tested by most modern methods and ap pliauces. You are accurateh Htted and a guarantee of satis is given with every pai of glasses. THE VE^Y LATEST IN FRAMES STOCKED RIMLESS Glasses A Spkciam V. F. W- EVERY, FOSTER. Footer Coffee PaIo.ce UNDER SEW MANAGEMENT MS. S7YLPH1CK DESIRKS to notify the po.Vn of Foster and surroui dinj; disiict th t bt)« has taken over the busi ess lately carried on by Mrs Sai.tley, Station lead, Foster, and by strict attinuon u> ilio comfort and convenience of ill. ]icil)lic, hopes to merit a continuance of their support. Meals and light refreshments at all hours. Free Stabling. ERNEST G1DD1NCS Hairdresser Tobacconist ETC. BTAJU.EY-ST.j TOOltA. New Stock of WATCHES Gun-metal. Nickel Silver, Gold-cased from;7s 6d upwards. ; ALL GUAtlAKTEED. Orders taken for repairs. Splendid Assortment of Pipes, Cigar ettes, Tobacco, Cigars, always on hand. Also pirfnmes, dressing case...
WIT AND HUMOR. Deceived. [Newspaper Article] — Foster and Toora Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 9 July 1914
WIT AND HUMOR. Deceived. Little Willie was leiL alone with sister's beau. "Mr. Uhumpley," IK; began present ly, "what is a popinjay'.''' Sister's beau wrinkled his iorelieati. "Wh-v.'hy, a popinjay 1.' a-a vain bird." ".\iv y«1.1 a bird, .Mr. t'lm 111 p!&lt;.> V "Certainly not." "That's lunny. .Ma said you was a popinjay, anil pa said i1ht&lt;; in nonii! ahoni your 1 j.? in:.v a jay. an sis ter said there was small hopes of yon: I/>1";11!i . an' now yon say yon ain't bird at all. That's It'.nny." A certain distinguished professor was constantly making curious ex periments. One evening when a few friends called at his laboratory thej found him bending anxiously over a spirit lamp on which was a small pan. "Well," said one, "what is il to nil,-lit?" "Ouess," murmured the professor. ".Micrococci?" asked one. "No." "l'neumococci?" asked the oth'T. "No." "Spirochactae?" "No," The visitors ran over the' scale of micro organism as far as they knew if. Then one of them...
Well Worth It. [Newspaper Article] — Foster and Toora Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 9 July 1914
Well Worth It. Oil t ho journey to Si. I '? >. ivhin a lhoni;ht reader entertained i h ? ? com pany. A Pole, 'Alio tool; t'11. v.iiol" tiling as a i 1 &lt;i:ix, offered lo ;>:>>' a cer tain .sum if tin- 11;? >11;, 111 reader di vined lii.s thou-hts. 'l'h.' latter, :::'ii>.~ &lt;-il. said:- - "Vou are :?-&lt;>f 11lo Him fair a! .\'i- liui Novgorod, where von ini'i':' pnr chase ;;oods and iay MI.! a lo; o!' mon self i;!i)!:i? 11f>( and e/>i!ipoie:ii wiili ;.&lt;"ir ! creditors for three p;-;- mi'" The Pole .nazed at liiin w':h on' a in on til. pn 11 . 'd oiii his imrsi'. ami paid Ilia a in oi; '.i 1 promised. The tiiinir.lit-reader asked, triumph antly: - "So I've guessed correctly?" | "No," was the answer: '".ml you'w | niveti me a brilliant idea." j U'ii'e (hitterly j : "llow can you talk | Hull way? Vou know I never pester i you for money." Hub: "No; but tie- people you huy things from do."
LADIES' COLUMN. WHERE FASHIONS NEVER CHANGE. [Newspaper Article] — Foster and Toora Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 9 July 1914
LADIES' COLUMN. WHERE FASHIONS NEVER CHANGE. There ;ii'c hundreds of thousands of women in Kurope to-day who hate never seen a fashion book. There are young girls to whom Kaster has never mean! new bass or spring styles, but. jnsi the time to lea\e off two winter !>. liicnats tunl the heavy woollen lockings. '1'here are rosy-rheeked maids who make iheir dresses after lite models t'aeir great-grandiiiothers wore. And tiiere is a great charm in the simpli city of the gaily-colored costume, as one sees i, on a happy voting girl singing ui sunrise in (lie fields or Wringing home tile baskets of tish at sunset. In ilriUany the, wooden shoes or sabots, so long considered a distin guishing feature, of Holland, lire uni versally worn-perhaps more so than in Holland. Kor there is a growing tendency to discard the old custom, ihtt in Brittany the people tiro super stitious to a 11 intense degree and seem I,) regard It-as a religious duty that they shall still wear the costumes of their anc...
DON'T WORRY. [Newspaper Article] — Foster and Toora Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 9 July 1914
DON'T WORRY. Live in the present, deal with tin present, master Ihe present, make tIn* most ami 'best of the passing hour, ami don't waste it by distressful re gret s ;! 1 >o111 tile past, or ly.-jiiii? fears about the future. Grip the ever present now. lSy this thorough-going concentration on to day you are most completely redeeming your yester days, aud doing your best, for your possible but uncertain to-morrows. li is of no use cry in;; over spill milk; if is of no use to grieve concern ing what is absolutely inevitable or irretrievable, and because the evenis and relationships of your life will not run smoothly. If you have done your best, an angel could do no more. If you have an evil day approach ing, an unpleasant hour in front of you, or any kind of disagreeable duty or engagement whatever, meet it without delay. It is better, as a rule, to voluntarily face it. .sooner, than be compelled to do so later. Be like the man in the moon-he sees a lot but never says «. word.
WHY YOU SHOULD MARRY. [Newspaper Article] — Foster and Toora Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 9 July 1914
WHY YOU SHOULD MARRY. Wo deplore the fact Unit, because of the fearful extravagances of modern society, many of our best people con clude that they cannot, possibly afford to sot married. We are getting a ''lirful crop of old bachelors, Tiny ;.vanu around us. They no through life lop-sided. I lalf-dressed, they sii around sewing on bmtons, ami darning socks, ami then r'.o down to a Ion;; boarding house table which is bounded en the north and south and east, and '.vest by the Orea' Sahara Oeserf. W'e do not pity them at all. May all their buttons be off to-morrow evening! Why do they 110L set up a plain home of their own and wiiiie into tlie* Ark iwo by two? The supporting of a wife is looked upon as a great horror. Why, dear friends, with right, and healthy no tions of time and eternity, it is very easy to support, a wile if site be of the kind worth supporting. H siie be educated into false notions of reline mout, and have "young ladies' Col lege" piled on her head till she' be an ...
THE SERVANT PROBLEM SOLVED. [Newspaper Article] — Foster and Toora Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 9 July 1914
SERVANT PROBLEM SOLVED. A society of women were having a meeting U) discuss the never-ending ciuestion of cooks. It was the almost unanimous opinion of the assembly, after an hour's talk, that it was im possible to keep a cook more than a month without changing. "However,"' announced the president, "if any per son knows of an exceptional case, let her speak." At this a new member timidly rose. "The exception is in my house,' she said. "How long have you hail your cook?" asked the pre sident. "Over five years." The others stared hi amazement. "Is this cook entirely satisfactory as a cook?" "My husband thinks not, but she stays, all the same." "How do you manage to I keep her, then7" "Because she won't go!" "Alia!" The president regarded the new member with pity and scorn. "Mrs. Tonson," she said, "instead of advancing case in which a longsought solution might have been found, you expose yourself as being worse off than any of your sisters. Yon show that by allowing this cook to stay ...
PIG MEMS. [Newspaper Article] — Foster and Toora Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 9 July 1914
PIG MEMS. Get the sows anil little pigs out on the ground as soon as possible. The shelters should be in good con dition, and warm, dry beds of cut straw provided. The shelters should be so construct ed that when the sows and little pigs are in them they will be protected from wind and wet. The pens should be closed on three Bides and opeu to the south. Don't leave the pigs out in the cold. Do not let them become thin and omaciated.
CORNS AND BUNIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Foster and Toora Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 9 July 1914
CORNS AND BUNIONS. An American doctor recommends that the following mixture should be applied to corns and bunions for five or six days-Resorcin, one gramme; .salicylic acid, one gramme; lactic acid jton grammes; flaxible collodion, ten igrammes. At the end of the five or jsix days a footbath should he taken, jand, the affected part being then gent jly scraped, the collodion will be re jmovcd and bring away the corn with lit. If necessary, the treatment may jbe repeated.
DISTRICT NEWS. Amey's Track. [Newspaper Article] — Foster and Toora Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 9 July 1914
DISTRICT NEWS. rom our Own Correspondent^ Amey's Trnck. Tl-e return b.ill given by the bcnp diets to lUct bachelors mid spinal is of the ilis'rict (.luce in Hut Ami-}'* -Track Imll'nn I*1) i-lay ni^lit lasl. Tlio cnn:n>iuee \v«ro idosi ui.furttiii ito in Jiaving vi'i y \vi t and bnislt'i nus. weather to contend with, but in f|>ita o£ . his many biuvti couples I'ac-d ilia stormy (?lt mmits ami tlhievem pass- d in m'iriiucnt. Messrs James lliil lleton and Bon, wll., were to have piovivled the mus:c, found the vreaihor too severe for ihem to fulfil their ni fjKsement. Llowevor,. a blight in spirntion * seized Mr. II. M'lvenzia and he consented to play lii&lt; accurdian whiclr was assi.-ted ftt in'oivals by Miss E Peterson and Mr. .1. Irvine (piano). .Mr. D. .vKeiizi', as secre tary, deserves special praise for tlio exccllent manner in which he dis charged his duties in preparing for all. Supper was served at inid-uight by tho benedicts and the manner iiv which'it was nego...