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Foster Mechanics' [Newspaper Article] — Toora and Welshpool Ensign and South Gippsland Observer — 11 September 1914
Foster Mechanics' .The ordinary monthly meeting of +L0 committee of the Foster Mechan ics' Institute was held on Tuesday evening last, there being present:— j)r. WTilson (chair), F. W. Every, C. Morton, F. Fisher, (J. Edwards, H C. Hodgson^ and J. IT. Shaw (secretary). Some discussion ensued in regard to a matter brought forward by Mr. F. Fisher, for better water supply facili ties for washing, and drinking pur poses. Eventually it was decided on the motion of Messrs. Hodgson and Morton that" the secretary be em powered to have the tank at the rear of the hall raised and two taps from same placed through into the anti rooms. It \yas decided that in. future the -caretaker report any damage done to the mechanics' furniture. The secretary was instructed to write to the shiro council rol."„tivo to bridges and drains in front of the in stitute. On the motion, of Messrs Edwards and Shaw all patriotic functions are to be allowed free use of the hall during the progress of the present war.<...
Valedictory. [Newspaper Article] — Toora and Welshpool Ensign and South Gippsland Observer — 11 September 1914
Valedictory. Members of the Methodist Church, Foster, are not lacking in apprecia ting valuable services rendered in connection with their church work by any of their fellow comrades. On Thursday evening (1st hist.) the ;:hnrcli v;as taxed to its utmost capacity by a large circle of friends v.'ho had gathered to show their ap preciation of the good work done by Mr. (3has Parker, who, for the' past 14 years, had been an earnest and pnergetic member of . the church. Mr. J. Fraser presided over the proceedings, and with a few brief re marks regarding the purpose for which tliay had gathered, said Mr. Parker had been with them for a good many yeai'3 and tl:e fact of him leaving the district could not be allowed to pass by without some, recognition. He called upon Mr. K. Williamson, as the senior mem ber of the church, to say a few words. Me. Williamson said it gave him very great pleasure in testfying to the qualificationB of their departing church brother (Mr. Parker). Hav ing known Mr...
Obituary, [Newspaper Article] — Toora and Welshpool Ensign and South Gippsland Observer — 11 September 1914
• Obituary, The. many friends of Mr. and Mrs. Thorson, of Wonga, will regret in hearing of the death of their sou "Walter Oscar, who died at his father's residence at an. early hour on Wednes daymorning. Deceased, who was only 18 years of age, was just in the prime of life, and every sympathy may be felt for Mr. and Mrs. Thorson ind family in such a sad loss. Although a sufferer for several years lie was of a bright disposition and had gained a wide circle of friends. Every effort was made in trying to restore the unfortu nate young man back to good health hut oil "Wednesday morning heart failure supervened and deceased passed peacefully away in the presence of his parents and other members of the t'airily. The fujieral- will take place to-inorrow (Friday), leaving the house i at 1 o'clock for tlio Foster cemetery.
THE SENATE. Victorian Poll. Labor Leads. [Newspaper Article] — Toora and Welshpool Ensign and South Gippsland Observer — 11 September 1914
THE SENATE. Victorian Poll. Ijabor Trends. Barnes (Lab.) Barker (Lab.) Russell (Lab.) . McKissock (Lab.) Blakey (Lab.) Findley (Lab.) . McColl (Lib.) . Mauger (Lib.) Edgar (Lib.) . Cook (Lib.) Trenwith (Lib.) McLeaH (Lib.) . , 303,968 303,634 302,968 302,612 301,626 ■299,117 265,929 265,823 262,745 261,889 261,146 260,578
A.N.A [Newspaper Article] — Toora and Welshpool Ensign and South Gippsland Observer — 11 September 1914
A.N.A The Toora branch of the above was favored with a visit by the Chief? President of the Society (Mr A. M. Taylor) on Monday evening laBt. After the ueual routine of business Mr Taylor was the guest of the mem bers at a social gathering held in his honor. Thore was only a fair attend ance of members present, and th«*e with a few other townsmen, were seated at tables laden with edibles* etc., the proceedings being presided over by the president of the branch— Mr J. H. Wood—who opened the function with the toast of " The King." A number of other toasts followed, that of the " Federal and S:ate Par liaments" being proposed by Mr G. White and respondtd to by Mr \V. Ireland. In proposing the the toast of '• The A.N A.," which was the chief toset of the evening, I)r Barrett said be wa» pleased to be thus honored, although he was a native himself. He was glad to be present that night to meet the Chief President and to attend the meetings of the brunch, which were always educational and ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Toora and Welshpool Ensign and South Gippsland Observer — 11 September 1914
Q0NQUE3T OF THE NATIONS Text: "Aelt of Me, and 1 will give thee the lien then for thine inncriunce, an4 the uttermost parts ot the earla for tap possession."—Psalms, 11., 8. ^ Ouv text is from one of the Messianic psalms. It represents our Cord as making fcnown the "heavenly Father's decree re warding Him for His faithfulness aa our* .Redeemer, declaring that with His cxalta^ ■tion to the kingdom will come the inheri tance of the earth, ■with power to subject till things to Father's will. He waa '.o have it for the mere request, "Ask of Me," This world-wide dominion has not yet come to Messiah; tlhe heathen are not yet Hia inheritance. Indeed, as the prophet de clares, "Darkness covers the earth, and gross darkness the people." When we remember our Redeemer's love for the race, the love which led Him to lay down His life to recover t/hat whicli was lost, we are at first amazed that He has not yet asked the Father for HiS in heritance of the heathen. We are aston ished that He has pe...
District News. DUMBALK. [Newspaper Article] — Toora and Welshpool Ensign and South Gippsland Observer — 11 September 1914
District News. DUMBALK. A concert and cantata was held at Dumbalk on Thursday evening last, in aid of the Meeniyan branch of the Bush Nursing Asso ciation, Mr J. Hay occupying the chair. The hall was crowded by an appreciative audience, and the programme combined both variety and excellence. This was largely contributed to by friends of the scheme, who drove from Tarwin Meadows and other distant parts in order to assist. They were the recipients of a well-deserved vote of thanks at the termination of the proceedings. Those present were unanimous in the opinion that the cantata (entitled "The Rose of Joy,") reflected credit upon the district, and the ladies who made the costumes and taught the children their parts are deserving of the highest com mendation. It was the general opinion that it was the best can tata given in the Dumbalk hall. Mr P. McWhinney, of Meeniyan, played thejaccompaniments, being assisted by Miss McLaurin, of the same township. The programme included a song by M...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Toora and Welshpool Ensign and South Gippsland Observer — 11 September 1914
Ho!!-not new suits — bat old suits made equal to new. What a lot of extra wear you will get out of your Suits—what a big saving in your tailoring bill you could effect—by send ing your shabby clothes, no matter how greasy or dirty, along to be treated by the famous Lawrence process of dry-cleaning, dyeing, pressing, etc. They will be returned to you in a few days spick-and-span, and fresh as the day they arrived from the Tailors. Cost is quite reasonable. Suits from 5/9; Overcoats from 4/6. On all orders over 10/ Lawrence pays freight one way. A trial is certain to please. NORTHCOTE FREE I my tookht: "Til Art of Dyeinggiving de tailed cost, and shewing by pictures and descrip tions the new process operated at my works* Send for a copy to day.
SOUTH GIPPSLAND RACING ASSOCIATION FIXTURES. [Newspaper Article] — Toora and Welshpool Ensign and South Gippsland Observer — 11 September 1914
SOUTH GIPPSLAND RACING I ASSOCIATION FIXTURES. The following dates were al lotted for the coming season :— | Meeniyan, Monday, December 28th. Stony Creek, Wednesday, Jauuary 20th. Korumburra, Wednesday, January 27tli. Foster, Wednesday, February 10th Leongatha, Friday, February 12th. Korumburra, Wednesday, March 24th Association, Friday, March 26th. At the ordinary monthly meet ing of the Woorayl Shire Council held on Friday last, Cr. Donald brought before members the patri otic fund, and said that the coun cil should not be behind others in [making a donation. Crs. Mum [ mery and Coulter also advocated the voting of a substantial sum. A resolution was then put and carried unanimously, that one hundred guineas be voted to the Lord Mayor's Patriotic Fund. The Masonic Lodge, Leongatha, on Friday evening voted £5 5s to the Belgian Relief Fund, and £5 5s to the Lord Mayor's and Red Cross funds. In 1850 Britain's budget was £50,000,000. The gross income of the country was £500,000,000. T...
MARKETS. GIPPSLAND CO-OPERATIVE SELLING CO.'S REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — Toora and Welshpool Ensign and South Gippsland Observer — 18 September 1914
MARKETS. GIPPSLAND CO-OPERATIVE SELLING CO.'S REPORT. Butter—Choicest Is, choice lV/id to HMd) good to prime lid to Il^d, seconds lid, dairy and separators lOj/Sjd to lid. Cheese —7%d to 7/^d for new loaf, medium sizes J4d less, semi matured at 8l4d to 9d, matured lOd to 10%d. Eggs—Ordinary and private lines lOd, duck eggs 10%d. Bacon—Light sides lOd to lO^d, medium weights 9%d, heavies 8%d, middles lid, jackets 9d. Hams—10%d. Wheat—5s lH&lt;J. Oats—At 3s, food 2s lOd to 2s lid. Maize—Prime Plat Red is worth 3s lOd, Hickory King 5s 6d. Chaff—Prime oaten £5, medium £4 10s to £4 15s. .Potatoes—Prime Carmans at £5 10s to £6, Snowfiakes £4 15s to £5, with medium and inferior down to £2. Onions—£12 is top.
FOOTBALL. [Newspaper Article] — Toora and Welshpool Ensign and South Gippsland Observer — 18 September 1914
FOOTBALL. The final match of the Korum burra Association drew a large crowd to the Korumburra ground on Saturday, the contesting teams being Outtrim and Loch. The game was interesting and excit ing throughout, and resulted in a draw, each team scoring 4 goals 7 behinds. In the first quarter the scoring was equal—8 points each. In the second quarter Loch scored 4 points to 3; Out trim scored 1 goal and 1 behind to Loch's 2 goals in the third quarter, and in the final stage Outtrim put on 2 goals 1 behind to Loch's 7 points, the latter's Isst goal being kicked just on time. The match will be played over again on the Korumburra ground on Saturday next, and if Outtrim are defeated they have the right to challenge.
SPORT AND PASTIME. THE TURF. [Newspaper Article] — Toora and Welshpool Ensign and South Gippsland Observer — 18 September 1914
SPORT AND PASTIME. THE TURF. Woorak opened his three-year old career on Saturday by easily winning the Chelmsford Stakes at Randwick. The Derby colt started a hot favorite at 6 to 4, and won from end to end, cutting out the nine furlongs in lmin. 52%sec., which equals the record for the distance at Randwick. Woorak's performance greatly enhances his Derby prospects. Anna Carlovna, who is greatly fancied for the Caulfield Cup, started an odds on favorite for the Mentone Cup. She was going well when she stumbled, and gave her rider (Killorn) a nasty fall, who was thrown over the mare's head. The race was won by Eubulus, who was fol lowed home by Jullundur and Nyan. The much fancied Epsom Han dicap candidate (A.mata) was a starter in the Tramway Handi cap on Saturday, and ran fairly well, gaining third place to Royal Laddie and Tofua. The winner is also engaged in the mile race to -be run at Randwick next month, and is a svell fancied can didate.
SMOKE DRIFT. [Newspaper Article] — Toora and Welshpool Ensign and South Gippsland Observer — 18 September 1914
SMOKE DRIFT. The London wheat market is moderate and steady. Japan has signed the agreement not to conclude peace separately from the Entente. No fewer than 20,000 priests in France have joined the troops as active combatants. In response to (he call for men in Britain, 33,224 enlisted on 3rd September—a record. It is rumored that the German and Russian fleets have met in battle off Aland island. All gifts of stock as war contri butions will be carried by the railways free of charge. A strike at the Footscray meat preserving works, where food is being put up for the troops. The difficulty of finding employ ment for immigrants is becoming acute, owing to the drought. Operations of the Australian forces in German New Guinea have been eminontly successful. The Photographic Employers' Association of Victoria declares emphatically that it is not a com bine. Rouinania,Bulgaria and Greece have agreed upon united action should Turkey side with Ger many. A body of 400 Germans crossed the Ora...
Leongatha Agricultural Society. ANNUAL MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Toora and Welshpool Ensign and South Gippsland Observer — 18 September 1914
Leongatha Agricultural Society. ANNUAL MEETING. The annual meeting of mem bers of the above society was held in the Mechanics' Institute on ' Saturday afternoon, when there were present—Messrs A. E. Nel son (president), R. D. Forrest (vice-president), Jas. Allison, J. Eccles, Thos. Riggall, J. J. Wil loughby, C. L. Brum ley, H. A. Sill, A. Mesley, Kewish, Rossiter, A. Allan, J. McKinnon, N. B. Fraser. CORRESPONDENCE. From Chamber of Agriculture, stating that a conference of potato growers would be held on Sep tember 25th, and asking that dele gates attend. Korumburra Society, re Herd Testing Association, and stating that the committee have deferred consideration of the matter on account of the butter factory taking up the question, and ask ing if members' privileges had received consideration of the Leongatha Society's committee. H. G. McCutcheon, forwarding report re auditing of accounts, and stating that several vouchers were missing, which he had found was a difficulty with small...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Toora and Welshpool Ensign and South Gippsland Observer — 18 September 1914
THE TOORA DRAPERY STORE BATTERSBY'S STANLEY-ST., TOORA. WINTER is here and you naturally require to keep warm. We can meet, your requirements in theVway of warm clothing at very reasonable cost A LARGE STOCK has just been opened up at our new premises and it will pay you to buy from us. EVERYTHING IN THE DRAPERY LINE. Ladies and Children's Underclothing and Garments. Gent's Underwear, Hosiery, Suitu, Trousers, Shirts, Flannels, Etc. Ail A1 Quality, for n small profit. ...... TRY US ...... Battersby's Dr. H. Campbell Wilson May bo consulted »t his residence. Main . Street, Foster, f Welnhpou] every Thursday, 1.45 til 2.30 p.m. Tnorn, Monday 4 and Thursdays, 3.15 till 4 p.m., alau on Saturday afternoon's. Fish Creek, Thursdays, 8 to 12 a.m. Vaccination—Foster. Kvory Sa'.urcifty, 11 till 12 a.m Toora and Welshpool on visitine d .ya. (a card). DR. EDGAR BARRETT TOORA. (Late of Melbourne). DESIRES to notify that he lms com menced practice at Toora. Will visit WELSHPOOL every Tuesday and ...