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The Downfall of Germany. [Newspaper Article] — Lang Lang Guardian — 21 October 1914
The Downfall of Germany* (By Bill Nte) One prominent feature of the war in which we are engaged is that amongst the indissolubly united peoples'of the Empire bracing'them selv-es to meet the menace to our sovereignly and the highest and best traditions of civilisation, there is discernible no note of jingoistic boastfulness. The true test of our Empire's greatness is not her wealth, her power, her earth-encircling do minion, her navy, her armaments and men. There is a more crucial test than these evidences of the ampli ivtde and solidity of her sovereign power, and that 'is the "calmness of spirit with which she meets the dark hour of adversity. This hour has now come, and with it the test of her fitness to hold the title of do minion which she built up in, the ye^rs of abounding prosperity. And the test has not found her wanting. The unitedness of all parts of the Empire in the time of trial, th6 quiet determination, the feeling of absolute trust in the final outcome of the conflic...
Lang Lang Police Court Monday—Before Sir Cohen, P.M. and Mr A. H. Blake, J.P,. RAILWAY CASES. [Newspaper Article] — Lang Lang Guardian — 21 October 1914
iLang Lang Police Court ■Monday—Before Sir Cohen, r.M. and Mr A. II. Blake, J.P, . Railway Cases. J..B. Dean V. Waller Schoiz, for travelling in a first class carriage on a st'coud class ticket between jSTyora and Lang Lang on 1-lih- August.—Fined 5j, Os Gd costs, Sumo v, Thoa. Dunn, for smoking •iu a non-smoking com^artmeut^ bet ween Lang Lang and Korumburra on loth August.—Fined 20s, 9s 6d costs Same v. P. Loll, for travelling bet ween Jeetho and Loch on 2Lst Aug ust, without a ticket entitling bi'n to do so. A. A. Foster, assistant S.M. at Loch, said defendant swore at him when he spoke to him about his tick et.—Fined 30s and 18s 6d costs. j Alleged Cattle Stealing—Accused Committed. Mary Leeson v. John MeTaggart, charged with, stealing one strawberry colored cow, the property of informant between the~2ist aud"28fch October. Sergeant Parker prosecuted. Mr Thomson appeared for the defence. Mary Leeson, informant, dairy far* mer, residing at Yallock, deposed ; About 21st August las...
Cricket. ASSOCIATION FORMED. [Newspaper Article] — Lang Lang Guardian — 21 October 1914
Cricket. ■ 1 ' ASSOCIATION FOKMED. A nieeting of delegates of cricket club3 was held at Lang Lang last night, when it was resolved to form an association comprising six teams—Lang Lang, Yan nathan, Yalloek, Kooweerup, Modella and Tooradin. A list of matches was drawn up( play to commence Saturday week. Mr W. Cole was re-appointed President and Mr A. Glasscock secretary
Women Councillors. [Newspaper Article] — Lang Lang Guardian — 21 October 1914
Women Councillors. In the Legislative Assembly on Thursday further consideration was given in committee to the Local Go vernment Bill. Mr Cotter moved an amendment to section 52 of the prin cipal act in order to permit of .women becoming members of municipal coun cils. Among those not eligible for municipal office, he said, were insolv ents, persona of unsound mind, and he did not see why women should be in that category. He took the view that the inclusion of women ,£.moiig these persons must have been an oversight by legislators who were responsible for the principal act. Women, he declar ed, would be ideal municipal coun cillors, and should be giyen an oppor tunity to shoV? their capacity in that connection, if the electors desired them to act. Mr Lawson intimated that the Ministry would accept the amendment. "Although," he said', "I do not wish to talk abeut the emanci pation of women, there is no reason I why we should deny women the right to sit as councillors or deny the eiec...
Local Weddings. [Newspaper Article] — Lang Lang Guardian — 21 October 1914
Local Weddings. On Wednesday last Kooweerup was quite 'eft fete' the occasion being two popular local weddings, The contracting parties were Cr. J. T. O'Brien and Miss Edie Thompson, and Mr T. Kirwin and Miss Rose Matthews. The happy coup les left by the evening train to spend the honeymoon, and the station was orowded with friends, anxious to wish them 'bon voyage' and happiness in their wedded lives. To-day another marriage will be celebrated at Kooweerup, when Mr A. G. Colvin and Miss Johnson will be united in the bonds of matrimony. '
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Lang Lang Guardian — 21 October 1914
vfELK TOWF.R OF ADVERTISING A man never real'se? tho fu'l bent-fits of advertising lii! he ha* pltic d ihe .matter before I lie mhiio people 50 or 10J tints s. The first- ad. is good, hue tiie 300ih is nor, h 111 >ro that 500 times aa much as the iir.-t. Some one has said the first time a matt looks at au advertisement he doe# not se>' it. The second time he docs not notict it. Tho third limp lie is dimly conscious of it. The fourth time he fairly ruinqmbers something jf the kind bcior»;. Tho .fifth time he half reads it. The sixth time Le turns up his noc^ Jit it. Tho sovrnth lime he throws the paptti down impatiently. Tho eighth time he ejaculates: "There is the conrouiidvd Lhing again." Tho ninth't ine ho v"».ide»"8 if there is anything it it. The tenth time lie think?, it ml" hi be possible to suit somebody rise's &lt; as The eleventh time lie thinks he tt.1I ask his neighbour if he has ti i&lt; d it 01 knows anything about it. The twiTfth time he wonders i...
MARRIED v. SINGLE. [Newspaper Article] — Lang Lang Guardian — 21 October 1914
MAKEIED v. SINGLE. The above match between members of the Lang Lang club resulted in the down fall of the Benedicts in the first innings. The second imiings is to Be played on Saiurday, when the married men are confident of rising again, victorious, from the ashes of defeat. The scoring was :— Single,—W. Tibballs, c, b Alloway, 72; A. Glasscock, c, b Alloway, 20 ; C. Keighery, c, b Alloway, 2; F. Keighery, b Alloway, 7 ; H. Dainty, c, b Alloway, 9 ; H. Richards, c, b E. Wiseman, 1; J, Collier, b Alloway, 1; H. Wiseman, b Alloway, 0; J. Collier, b Alloway; 1; E. Stanlake, b E. Wiseman, 1; P. Prickett, b E. Wiseman; 4 ; F. O'JIecfe, not out, 3 : sundries 3, Tosai. 123. Bowling Richards 0 for 18, E. Wiseman 3 for 30, W. Ingram 0 for 20, A. Alloway 7 for 52. Maekied.— E. Wiseman, b II. Wise man, 26 ; Richardo, b W. Tibballs, 1; Mclnnes, b F. O'Keefe, 4; W. Ingram, b O'Keefe, 20 ; F. Smith, c, b O'Keefe, 5; E. Misson, run out, 0; Av Alloway, not out, 2; E. Tew, b F. Keighery, 24 ; Goodma...
THE LANG LANG GUARDIAN. Pablished every Wednesday Afternoon—3d per copy [Newspaper Article] — Lang Lang Guardian — 28 October 1914
THE LANG LANG GUARDIAN. I Pabl's'ie:! ev ry Wednesday A?terr,c(m—3d per copy No Resident of the District CAN AFFORD to do without his District News paper. It is the only means by which tho people of the district can keep in touch with the affairs in which they are personally interested. Tho City dailies and weeklies are all very well'for thoso who wish to keep posted upon affairs of State and of the world. But does not a comparatively trifling event in 'our own neighbourhood loom much larger in our eyes than the downfall of a nation on the other, side of the world? The local newspaper that gives ail the news of its own town and District— all the doings of its people and the hap penings—as therefore the Newspaper that holds first place iu, the regard ol all who take a healthy interest in their surroundings. In addition to the personal claim'the district Newspaper possesses it givcB rery real advantages from a business standpoint. Whether in business in the town or on the lafcd it is ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Lang Lang Guardian — 28 October 1914
There's a hig satisfaction in knowing that our Store enjoys the confidence of oar customers. They know that whatever they buy from us is honest value—we'make this the policy of our fetisinesswill continue to do so throughout our business existence. Our goods are fresh, the, best of their kind obtainable "and our prices are the very 'lowest'that honest goods can be bought for. " ' Prompt Attention and Utmost Consideration We Want Totb Business—and can guarantee SATISFACTION. GROCERIES. IROJS MO NGERY* CROCKERY, Gli A SS W A liE. SEEDS AND GRAIN DESCRIPTIONS. CIIAFF - 3BRJLl^T - POLJUAKD Agents for the Celebrated 'Lighthouse' Brand Cream Separator Oil, and Alfa Laval Separators. A Hugfe Succcss! We never have had a finer Stock than at the present moment—we don't know a single line that is sticking-— don't know a single line that we cab point to as being badly bought. 1 We would like you to come along and have a look-^ there's sure to be something undei* our roof that you want —somethi...
THE COLONIAL BANK OF AUSTKALASIA LIMITED. [Newspaper Article] — Lang Lang Guardian — 28 October 1914
THE COLONIAL BANK OF AUSTKALASIA LIMITED. The balance sheet of the Colonial Batik of ^ustrjilaBia Ldini.ted for the half;year eridetl 30th September, last pas been published, and ebons that the Bank has had a very prosperous half year. The net profit for the half-year amounts to £28,224 6a A dividend at the rate o£ 7 per cent, per an num has been made on both.prefer-: ence and ordinary s,hares, £10,000 has been placed to tbe Keserve Fundj making .-820,000 for the year, and raising that Fund to £230,000. The balance sheet, as usual, shows great strength in coin, bullion, debentures, and other liquid assets, which amount to £1,474,507. Tliis is almost suffici ent to cover the current account balan ceej which amount, to £1,542,372; The solid position of tbe bank should be rery pleasing to shareholders, and i&Ibo to the depositors in the in ' &tit&iion.
Can Germany Win? [Newspaper Article] — Lang Lang Guardian — 28 October 1914
Can Germany WMP One of the best contributions to the literature of the.war is made by Dr Eitchett in "Life" for November. Treating the subject under three sec tione, he shows very clearly, first, hdw the challenge of Germany was met "; second, how the whole campaign is moving ; and third, the story of the batties. And his final judgment aeems to be that Germany, in spite of her magnificent fighting &ac&ma, and her wonderful organisation—to both of which tribute is paid—is fore-doom, ed to failure for reasons which He sets out plainly and very cleverly, Dr Eitchett's review of the war's progress is illustrated with many pages of fine pictures and accompanied by several special articles bearing on the eame Bubjecl—such as a per sonal view of the Kaiser by a leading Australian minister now in London ; an informative article 011 the geogra. phy of th'o war - and a description of the aerial navies of the Great Powers by W. A. Somerset, under the sugges tive title, "The Te...
Five Mile. [Newspaper Article] — Lang Lang Guardian — 28 October 1914
Five Mile. A 'representative meeting of those interested in Swamp drainage was held at the Five Mile. Hall oil Sat urday evening, 21th inafc., when eteps were taken to form an associa~ tion, to be called' the Kooweerup Swamp Drainage Association, the ob ject being to facilitate the settlement of this question by taking concerted action rather than by individual effort, the fee for membership being Is. It is .expected there will be a large attendance of only those favorable to a scheme at the next meeting, which is to be held „at Cora .Lynn on Friday evening, the 20th of November, when important business will be transacted. A disastrous frost occurred in the Swamp a week ago, which will mean a serious loss to most farmer's. Rain is badly needed, as grain crops are at a standstill. Tt is the inteution of the Trustees of the Hall to call for tenders to erect a secure fence round the ground and buildiug at an early date".
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Lang Lang Guardian — 28 October 1914
"LAXETTES" Aperient Chocolate Squares. Effective as castor oil. Pleasant as a chocolate cream. All chemists and storekeepers, 1/- and 8/6; or Bowen & Co., Swanston St, Melt bourne. Send for free sampled A farmer who is buying a Cream Separ ator might as well "throw his money to the birds" as to pass the speoial prioes and terms on "Dairymaid" and "Bluebell" Separators now boiug offered by International Harvester Co.- of Australia Pty. Ltd. New machines. Quality at least equal to the very best. Fully guaranteed. Extras in every State. You can oasily pay £5 more and get a worse machine. Branches at Bris., Syd., Melb.r Adlde., Perth, and Lostny I
Lang Lang Race Club ANNUAL MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Lang Lang Guardian — 28 October 1914
Lang Lang Race Cliib ' -i. i ■ ' ANNUAL MEETING. The adjourned annual meeting of the above club was held nfc the^Pnlape Hotel on Saturday evening, Mr S. Rogers (President) in the chair. The election of officers too'k place as follows— Preaidont—Mr H. Lawrence "Vice-Presidents—Messrs H, Rogers and W. P. Prior Treasurer—Mr AtbcilBt&ne ! Judge—Mr W. Sheehaii Starter—Mr J. Hogan Pot/y Meastirer—Mr Geo. Wildes Oolor Steward—Mr T, Sheehaii Timekeeper—Mr W. Cole ' Clerk of Scales—Mr E. Keigh'erv Clerk of course—Mr A. Shandley Hon, Surgeon—Dr HarknesB It was resolved that the cotamitte'3 consist of nine members, exclusive of the President and Vice-Presidents, seven to form a quorum, and the fol lowing were appointed—Mes3rs Druce, Atlielstane, W, Sheehan, Lucey, T. Sheehan. R„ &rayt C. McEdriian, W. Grieve and E. Wiseman. On the motion of Messrs Lucey and Sogers, Mr Chas. Glasscock was ap pointed Secretary The V.B.C. having granted Feb. 10, 1915, as the date of the annual mee...
Market Reports and Sales. PANDENONG MARKET [Newspaper Article] — Lang Lang Guardian — 28 October 1914
Market Reports and Sales. PANDENONG MARKET Alex. Scott 'and Co. report as follows 06 yesterday's market:— Milkers—J. Mickle 4 to £6 10s, J. Claikson 1 at £6 7s, W.&. C6dy 3 to £10 10s, G. Lehman 2 to £8 15s, H. G. Gam ble 5 to £8, D, McLellan 1 at £6 17s 6d, L. Combs 1 at £6, P, Einsiedel 12 to £8 5s. Springers—R. Angus 3 to £0 12s 6d, M, Agar 5 to £5 7s 6d, P. Einsiedel 7 to £6 5s, W. Close 3 to £6 2fc 6d, J. Mickle 5 to £6. Calves to £28.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Lang Lang Guardian — 28 October 1914
Milking Machine Testimonials What a few users rashly testify to, after working the. machines, in some cases only a week or two, and int.,others .only ' a month or two, is of little or no value Whatever, Only after a machine has worked successfully on a dairy farm for two or 'three years can any value -be attached to a testimonial') because in the past machines that, worked successfully the first season ruined the cows the following season. The unfortunate experience of many farmers in having cows injure,d proves the folly of experimenting with inachincB thftt have no successful working records liaek of them. 'Mr. W. H. Potts, F.C.S.i . principal of. the Hawkesbury. College, N.S.W., wlisro the " Lawrence-Kennedy-Gillies " . Milking Machines have been ill constant use for nearly nine years, recently stated that he spoilt a whole herd of GOWs with another machine after using, it fl- Season, but the "L.K.G." of -the present day gives every saiisfdctioij, and its success is beyond all qu...
PRODUCE REPORT [Newspaper Article] — Lang Lang Guardian — 28 October 1914
PRODUCE EEPORT The Gippsland & Northern Cooperative Selling Co. Ltd. report October 22.— Butter—The market this week remains unchanged. Choicest selling at If, choice l]£d to llfd, good to prime lid to ll£d, separators 10|d to lid Cheese—Prime neiv loaf and medium sizes 6i, semi-matured 8d to 9d, matured a shade firmer at 10£d to lid Cheese—Prime new loaf and medium sizes 6d, semi-matured 8d to 9d, matured a shade firmer at 10|d to lid Eggs—Ordinary and private lines re* j alised 9^d, special 9£d to lOd j Bacon — Firmer market, light sides selling at lOd to lO^d, medium weights 9£d, heavies 8kl, middles lid. jackets 9d to 9kl Lard—Bulk 7|a, packets 7§d i
Committed Suicide. [Newspaper Article] — Lang Lang Guardian — 28 October 1914
Committed Suicide. A man named Edward Bickerton, aged about 40 yearri; in the employ of Mr Syd. Head, committed suicide at Yannathan yesterday morning in a de termined manner bycntting bia throat with a razor. Deceased had been drinking heavily for about a week. He left t» see the Oaulfield Cup on Friday, 16tb inst., and returned a week later, on Friday, 23rd inst, evi dently suffering severely from the effects of drink. The polico have taken charge of the body An enquiry will probably be held.
GRAIN. Tuesday, October 27. [Newspaper Article] — Lang Lang Guardian — 28 October 1914
G E A I IT, luesday, October 2v. Wheat—Fixed at 4/9 Oats—These remain unaltered at J&te rateB. Prime milling 3/7, feed 3/G Barley—Prices all round have advanc ed, as stocks are becoming exhausted. English is selling from 3/6 to 5/, and Ca'pe from 3/6 to 3/9 Maize—ThiB remains firm at 4/ per bushel for prime flat red: A. few small lots are realising Jd higher Chaff—There is an easier feeling, as deliveries have been heavy, and the de mand seems to bo slackening off except ing for the very choicest samples. These are realising up to £6 2/0, but ordinary good lines are "alow of 'sale at £5 15/ to £5 17/6 Onions—Arrivals this week have been much lighter, but as Silverskins are now offering freely the demand is quiet. Prime samples are clearing slowly at £10 10/ to £10 15/ Potatoes—Choice samples are scarce, and prices have advanced considerably. Holders are to-day asking up to £8 for j Carmans, SnowflakeB and ExcelsiorB