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TARWIN LOWER. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Star — 18 August 1914
: TARWIN- LOWER.- · The ball co mmittee are having fuirther improvements effected at the hall, w hich is to be.thoroughly lined, including the ante-room, a?d: a -folding platform has been erected. - "The war scare has reached here, and %-at: a meeting onri :Tli~rsday night (Mr Vale.in the chair), it was resolved,. on the motion of Mr 'Hay MacDowell, that a rifle club be formed. Allithose presenit agreed to join. Mr C. F Jobhison, a member of the Leongatha Club, kindly attended, 'ar-d gave: the meeting the necessary advicer~e formation of the club, and iwas voted a hearty vote of thanks.: ~A: motion, moved by Cr"G. M. Black -'t That we consider that the .:De fence Act should be amended so as to make it compulsory for every able-bodied male to be trained:in rifle shooting and skirmishing drill," was carried.
SPORT AND PASTIME. THE TURF. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Star — 18 August 1914
SPORT AND PASTIME. S: . -THE TURF. - The following look wiell in for' the races at M·oonee Valley to-, morrow :-Hurdle JRace- Bonnie: George and Yandilla King,. Maiden Plate--Boytah and Rath- : farnham. Valley Handicap- Remind and Honorine. Steeple bchase-Wasseca and Statecraft. Welter Plate-Handyinan and Honorine. Welter Purse-Lun doyne and Nelylono.
Shire Council Election. MR A. SIMMONS AT FAIRBANK. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Star — 18 August 1914
Shire Council Electioet, SMR A. SIMMONS AT - .- FAIRBANK. , SAt Fairbank: on Friday, Mr A. jihimo0ns- (who .is opposing .Or Tohnsdo:for ·the -West-:Riding of I. he Shire of Woorayl), addressed he:: ratepayers. Mr Jas. Black ,ccupied the chair, and~ in int·o ucing the canididate said he had hown him for abbut 20 years in d?onection inith-progressive move ments in the district, -and thought he would make a good representa tive at thd council table. . Mr : Sirm mons said " that a-the request of a large number of rate payers he .had. consented to con test the seat, but wished it to be understood that he did so with -a good feeling towards Cr Johnson, whom he had Cknown for about 24 years. At.the same time, he had a' perfect; right to. criticise :Or Johnson's actions at the council table if he thought fit.1.He was not taking the platform for the purpose- of -burdening the rate payers with long speeches, bit to give them an opportunity to question him on his views in regard to shire matte...
Jersey Cattle Breeders' Association. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Star — 18 August 1914
Jersey Cattle-Breeders' Association. A meeting of committee was held in the Leongatha Mechaiics Institute on August 13th, when five out of the seven members of the council were present-Messrs F. Hulls, (president), M. Rowe, (vice president), Jas Black, S. Gostelow, and A. Mesley (secretary). Two letters from Mr A. Gorrie, editor of the Co6mmonwealth Standard Herd Book, were read. Mr Gorrie offered to write apaper from time to time on Jersey breeding to be *read before the Association. Moved by Mr Gostelow and seconded by Mr Rowe-That the Council' recommend to a general meeting of members to be called that the number of councillors be increased to twelve. It; was resolved that Mr Gorrie be written to accepting his offer given to the President to address the members of the Association at next meeting. The secretary to arrange time of meeting. -The secretary .:reported that a good number of members were enrolling. It was agreed to make a special effort to enroll members before next mee...
Mardan Rifle Club. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Star — 18 August 1914
SMardan Rifle Club . The Mardan Rifle Club's annual: meeting was held :at Mr J. G McKinnon's -residence,. when the following members wbre present apt; W. E. Steele (iiithe chair) Messrs A. Steele, Jas. Hogan, G. Funnell, J. H. Potter, H. Potter t G. -Potter, E. Potter, R. Coulter, t T. W.- Coulter, J. S.-.Scott, H. R. r Gaidner, Ro- Davis, G. S. Davis,: J. B. Campbell, C. W. Dickers. Jas. Darling, P. J. O'Malley, Jas. t F. O'Malley, R.L. Watson, H. R. Curnick and J. G. McKinnon. The minutes' of the previous meeting were confirmed on the motion of Messrs J. H. Potter and Darling. . On the motion of Messrs -Dar ling and Hogan the correspond ence was received. Capt. Steele reported that the musketry for this, year was the highest yet; reached, being 61 members. The club fired six matches during the year, and did not lose any. An. up-to-date miniature range had been erected costing £19, a new target at a cost of.£25 10s, telephones £6 4s 3d, and repairs £7- 7s 2d. The following. balance...
SMOKE DRIFT. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Star — 18 August 1914
SMOKE: DRIFTE . Mr S. Kidman is preientinfg the D::::: efence Department witlh: 201 horses. . :.,: More than one-half:thed cases bl .. :spinal deformity arise fiom tiiber culosis. : There. are nearly 5000 acres of landin England owned and farmed co-opieratively. ·-In Edgland 45,986 women are engaged in the occupation of boot 'and shoe making. English li:and Scottish cc opera Live societies conduct tea plnta tations in Ceylon. Since the beginning of the year only 4'A inche3 of rain have fallen at Rochester. Offers of horses are being made to the military authorities from allparts of.the State. The Kaiser:has 54 royal resi dences, his imperial yacht, and many racing schooners. In England and Wales 1,260,633 women set their occhpation down as indoor domestic service. There has been a decrease of 34,578 domestic servants within the past 25 years in England. Queensland isthe finest recruit rng ground for a Light Horse con tingent in the Commonwealth. Australia's rainfall is geneirlly amp...
CORRESPONDENCE. CR. RIGGALL'S SIGNATURE. TO THE EDITOR. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Star — 18 August 1914
CORRESPONDENCE. R BIC GA L'S. SIGNATURE. TO THE EDITOR. S?IR,-I regret that Cr Riggall should have thought it necessary to use your columns to refer to the accidental omission of. his name from a letter which ap= peared in the STAR; and which was.. subsequently handed in at the ."Sun" office (unaddressed and:unehclosed,'and without any written oi other request by the writer -for its insertion). - IHow ever,, the letter, with the signa ture, was set up, the proof read by me and sent in for publication. In making up the forms of: type, the line with the signaturewas riot lifted, and the omission was not discovered until a number of papershad been despatched. The name was then printed in the re mainder of the issue, and a copy of samei with letter of explana tion, has been forwarded to the writer. I am sorry the incident occurred. There was nothing to be gained by denying Cr. Riggall the credit of having written the letter, or the added value which thepublication of his name would have...
FOOTBALL. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Star — 18 August 1914
F]OOTBALL;. 'The Leongatharteam journeyed to Outtrim on Saturday, and were badly defeated. The visitors were without the. services of: :some of their. miost promident players, who, ::fori: reasois best known to t·hemiselves, -failed :to turn" up. This sort opfithing is becoming a common occurrence in the Leon- : gatha team lately, and it, is high time-tlihat they confsidered their. - fellow i players-. in matches away from l:home, for it.. is ektremely dishi a"tending to tg-htose. players iwho travel conlsistenitly: to :fiid tliat. :they: have t:.t:o 'bear alt the brunt of the: wvork- when :they have- a hard ' match away firom home :The game- on :Saturday proved very one-sided,: aind -the home.team ptit- up the big score':: of 12 goals 25 behinds to 1 goal. 2-" behinds.
SOUTH GIPPSLAND RACING ASSOCIATION FIXTURES. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Star — 18 August 1914
soUTH GIPSAND RAC IbN`G ASSOCIATION FIXTURES.: The ffl116wing ;dats were al lotted -for.:the oomnfig: season : " : Meeniyan, Moldayi December-28th.. SStony Creek, Wednesday, Jaxiaiury 20th. . Korumburra, Wednesday;, Janiuary 27th. - Fostei, Wednesday, February IOtli. SLeongatha:, Friday, February12th.- -. SKorumbirra, Wednesday, Marchi 24th SAssociation, Fiidiay, March 26tlh.
THE PATRIOTIC FUND. TO THE EDITOR. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Star — 18 August 1914
THE PATRIOTIC FUND. TO THE EDITOR. SIR,-I have been patiently waiting to see whether the Woorayl Shire Council would call a public meeting ih uonnec tion with the above. We have men sitting at the council table worth from £10,000 to £20,000, and not moving in the matter. I would suggest that they call a meeting..I consider we could raise £500 or £1000 in a week, if we are loyal to our King. What has become of our riflemen? I hope the council will call a meet ing, so that we may render help with men and money. Yours, &c., A FARMER. August 17th, 1914.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Star — 18 August 1914
M'Cartin & Co J : Leongatha.: Sheep and Cattle Salesmen, (; Stock, Station, Land & Financial Agents. CATTL SALESLE1914. Leongatha. Koruimb'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" 4 18 *Denotes First Sale: . Agents for Sun 1ire Office; -.Colonial Mutuial Life; National Trustees, Execu tars and Agency Co. SHead office, Leongatha, Branch office Korumburra. Ldans Negotiated. Phone28, Leongatha. OUR NEXT SALE ON THURSDAY, 20TH AUG. SHorseowners ARE notified that a Buyer for Good, Strong Delivery or Spring Cart HORSES, ages 4 to 6 years, will be at Leoogatha THIS (Tuesday) Afternoon after 4 o'clock, and may be interviewed at the office of McCARTIN & CO., Leongatha. Coming Sales. MEcCARTIN & CO. will hold sales as under:- - :'September 2nd.--Sale account )T. . Maroney. gc S ednesday, September 9-On ac Scount Mr D. Miller, Koborooman; land, cattle, &a...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Star — 18 August 1914
FIRE! FIRE! ;CRAIG'S NEWS AGENCY TEMPORARY PREMISES IN ': 1: tSNELL'S.BUILDINGS, : " Two Doors From: Old Corner,--I -nE ·.Sto; : tati 28;·;-c~;:1i-· ~I~-fectionery and School Books 1 to hand, together with.our usual supply of Newspapers and Maga zines. Tickets for Eight Hours' and • Druids' Art Unions. I 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.) ATE R. H. SIMON, PLUMBER and TINSMITH, &c., LEONGATiA, 'IOR the Following Lines:-TANKS, TROUGHS, and BATHS, .and ail Iron .1 Work in connection with Houses and Farms. Windmills supplied and erected. Dairy Utensils manufactured on the premises. Cycles new and second . hand), Cash or Terms. Sundries kept in stock; good assortment. Repairs of:al descriptions promptly executed. Brazing (Cast Iron and Other Metals) done Sewing Machines repaired. Satisfaction guaranteed. HOT and COLD WATER, GAS, STEAM, REFRIGERATING, and SEWAR...
District News. WOOREEN. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Star — 18 August 1914
District News. WOOREEN. On Tuesday .evening last a party of the Mount Eccles Re chabites journeyed to Wooreen for the purpose of explaining the for ward movement of the temperance party and soliciting assistance and- initerest in the fortheomiig local option. poll of. 1917. The Tweather proved favorable, and consequently a large number of residents assembled to hear the addresses which were ably'de livered 'by Bros..Aliendi and Hogan (senr.), who explained the object of the campaign, and gave facts and figures relative to the stand against this evil which is so detrimental. to the welfare of our nation. Judging by the in terest shown by those present it is very evident that the. days of the drink trade are numbered. At the conclusion- of the ad dresses a canvass was:made,and a numnber of promises received to vote'No Licence on the first and every opportunity after 1917. Also, nine'members were secured for the bpeiing of a sub-tenit to be opehed: on September :7th, which will be sub-...
No Title [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Star — 18 August 1914
WHEN the double dissolution took place, little was- if dreamed in the political camp that -some thi-ig greater than an election for the Senate and House of ReprA sentatives in the Commonwealth of Australia would. occupy the minds of the people. The can non's deadly roar has announced the opening of a. great war in Europe, and- distant as the i thun der is-it should convince'leaders of the respective, parties and the peopl6 as a*whole,that the utmost caution is necessary in regard to financial matters. Prior to- this world - wide calamity, '::great schemes were' being propounded by the Liberal and L:abor-can didates for the welfare of Aus tralia, involving the ýexpenditure of large -sums of. money. .-But they riow,: must, stand over. till more halcyon' conditions prevail in the Old World, for no one.yet can-hazard: an opinion what .the issfue of the turmoil in Europe at the present'time may mean:to the Commonwealth upon'termination of: hostilities. If the struggle is •protracted, and...
Mall Service. MAILS RECEIVED AND DESPATCHED FROM LEONGATHA Closing Hour. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Star — 21 August 1914
Mr ;~_?Rall Service. . Mon., Wed. & Fri. 11.45a.m. - Mirboo North-.:: i Tues. Thurs., Sat.:: il: a.m. Mardan ,. a ues. Thurs, ,. Sat . 1a.m. McKiunnon's R.O.- .'i'ues. Tlirse.; Sat. 11 a.m. Wheelan's R.0.- - Tues., Thurs., Sat. 11 a.m. Koorooman Ea] t ¶ Tues., Thurs. Sat., 11 a.m.,- " ' Mardan South : u' s-. Thurs.; Sat. 2 p.m. .Wooreen R.0. Tues., Thufrs.w Sat. : 11.40 a.m. Francome's-R.O. - Tues., Thurs, Sat. 1140 a.'m. Hogan's R.O. Tues.; Thurs, Sat. 11 i.40 a.m; Mount Eccles- : Tues & Satuiday 12.30 p.m. Harpeis R. 0 - Tues. & Satuiday 12.30 p.m. Tarwin to 'Tarwin Lower?, a-nd Cahin's loose bag - Tues., Thurs. Sat 12 noon " Stony Cieek to Dollar Fidge's 1R.O., Scott's 0R.O. &Mirboo Sth. Mon, Wed; & Frii 12.30 p.m. Mceniyan to Dumbalk; Nerrena East, Woo!'ayl, . Dodd's and Mirboo Mon., Wed., Fri. 1 p.m. Fish Creek to Yanakie Monday 1 p.m. Fish Creek to Wariitah N. and Walklerville Sues., . .r.. sSat. l p.m,
SMOKE DRIFT. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Star — 21 August 1914
1SMOKE DRIFT A severeslhock of earthiquake was felta tWarraguon Tuesday wh de ~tW~gGil-'To eromej· mornoing. X.o.?io- - ' ~.;iNe~w ~,Zeala~ndd~~ ~has ·:eiecteid a:·' ~sever-'beratora y atvan lexpns of 30 00 -~- .-.' '··i~ " -,-x?,:?-r~o ~ !· --:c?-:.?'-?,&lt;2. ?... * Te iotvalu Uofftmetsi.no fVc toerian facor4ieb intl ld totadld fonly 417HW faihs uiiNhd h Ircost e rof liviahng severea n ttac ofelv~er H sn ?;e-i·.o-;-tta~-, his 80th erifiif Qrbe totalt f lik 51.4 names have i-:,h .. ·m · CI:; b6;een'' ismov·e;d ·,fron theF~d~ra rofslls inNSW4t ben sent up: anoth"erisand f, I Meiba isto giving hsa i conceri~!at a :the patrio~tic fun~d~ ~~ ..": estimqted· to c:arry ~:5 4 i:llionib Itonhs At theILabor Burea on Toes day there were 2975 persorns on the list of unemployed There :;'·r: we-~Fre·~- '1 ''dets'une ch lorlofoimt i G ret Britn in. the period1l98 to 1908.e Since :1904 the Anumber of tfac tories ini the State has increased by 1405-alfo it 33 per cent. .It is likely thi:t t...
SPORT AND PASTIME. THE TURF. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Star — 21 August 1914
S.SPORT. AND PAST.IME. : i- HE: TURF.: - Races will be held at Williamis ti•f to-morrow, anid the fo[llow, ing:selections may be: near -thli mark fori thie different-everits - - : HURDLE RACE.:. BotniGeorge' ..... :1 .'&lt; -Ya'ndilla King .: , . Gold'Vale . ..:, 3 . :CORINTHIAN HANDICAPi.-. Boulogne ... .. 1 :. Nantucket:.. : . 2 . : / Foulden 3:.. .. 3 S : sTEEPLEGHASE. : SeFlash Jack . . ~W.T.S. .. Teiga :.3 SPRING HANDICAP Bal Blair 3 : ::SEASIDE H .ANDICA: SHaielman - ' -..... 13 ".: Dtie' delaide.-Gfhd , -Natil Steeplechasej :.will'b~e;:`r un?Tlto-tn'i-, Tiow. it ingel 3in thfield:-.i WELTER be the~ Victorian -,hoicg4 ZephardCn,' \iho :": sla'bu~ld'.- win: :-?Thei) pladibgs Honorine 1. Julluindur '. .. 2 Hanidymah 3 . ~The 'Adelaide Gr-and National Steeplechase will be runi to-mnor rowi. Included in thie field will be the' Victorian hoirse Zephuro n, who shoould win. The placi'ngb may be . Zephiuron. :- .. 1 : Tranip ' . : . . 2,. / Yalworra 3 -..
GOLF. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Star — 21 August 1914
.GOLFE~~· Ladies i@ingles weri 1paed on the Leongathai !iks on` Wedn~ esd ay afterinoon and resulted inea uin: for Miss Camipbell wvith a net score of 39 The foll6winig. r the rioe?silt ing scoies C -N itfi;· ch.~ I~' i 6~'~~ Mrs Fraer 6 2 4 Miiss Shields : 6)? 1' 8 A Miss.Lardner 68 19 Miss Hassett 68' 18 50 Miss Prideaux , 24- 5::-'0'?l Mrs Hassett 7118i 53 Miss Shaw 75 2 5... Miss Howden 78 23 55 Mrs Cole .6.20 56 Miss Spenceir 7;:4"?1::7Ti57 Mrs Foote :.. , 85 27 58 Mrs Sutherland: :,':87. 27 : 60 Miss Barr, :., 8:;83 2 22 6 Miss Symmjons 0' -.:i 89 25?64 Mirs Sha~.i ":: i::::(-.95 i 27i 68 Mixied foiursomes ( tners s I ed) will be playedlnext Wednesday af tei noon Players are reqiuested to hand in t heid h nIamies to' the secie tary as soion as possible. a q
FOOTBALL. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Star — 21 August 1914
* EOOTBALLA The match to -morirow will be betweteri :Lohgatlia .anbd Korium burra on the local :ground. :.The visitors. are going wvell for 'the minor piremiership and. are sure to put :their strongest teamii nto the field. Th locals ailways :put up agood gameoini their*own ground; and they have on ly to show the form thiat they :'dispaSyed wvlhen they :played Ohttrimni on the Leogatlia Jground a -few .weeks back to. make an interestinig game of it. :-The o::ther mtmatches t6 be" played iare Outtrinm vi .Nyobraaind Poowongi v Loch.:.: :