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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Standard and Alberton Shire Representative — 8 May 1914
Value TalJ s Every Time. Special Prices for MEW GOODS at SAUER'S. Kapock Quilts, satin centrcs, largo sizes, 21* Java Down Quilts, lovely floral sateen ■with satin inset*, 25a Beautiful Down Quilts in new tones, extra full, 30s Travelling Rues, from 7a Gd t'> -15s Blankets in all sizes and bi;; variety of prices SAUER'S FOR KEEN VALUES Ladies' one piece Costumes 12s fid to •13s Ladies' ("".oats and Skirts 19s fid to 9iU Skirts, English make, -Is lid to ISs (id Tweed Skirts, very stylish, wonderful value, (is lid The new Plaid Skirts 13s Gd SAUER'S FOR KEEN VALUES Ladies' Keck Wear, the choicest and cheapest ever shows in Gippsland, starting nt 6d each for satin hows Fur and Lace Combination Ties Is 3d to 5s Gd Fur and Satin Ties, very choice, Is Gd Wide Patent Leather Belts, tho latest ^ Is 3d to Is lid Special job lino Hair Nets on ela tic Is (.id doz, SAUER'S FOR KEEN VALUES Ladies' Winter Coats, large variety, including scalottes, Teddy Bear tweeds, macs and cravenetie—all new...
Church of England. SUNDAY, MAY 10, 1914. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Standard and Alberton Shire Representative — 8 May 1914
Church of England. SUNDAY, MAY 10, 191-i. Port Albert 11 a..m., Rev. 0. Cox Woodsido 3 p.m., Rov. G. Cox Yarroin 7 p.m., Rev. G. Cox Ynrram 11 a.m., Mr. W. V. Rymer Aluorton 3 p.m., Mr. W. V. Rymor Wonwron 7.30 p.m., Mr. W. V. Rymer Tuesday, May 12th, Tarravillu 7.30 p.m., Rev. Geo. Cox.
More Like It. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Standard and Alberton Shire Representative — 8 May 1914
More Like It. I "Wo had a corking time last night.' I "Judging from tho noise you made when you came in I should say y ' had an uncorking lime." t Hubby: "You will never get the dog 1 to mind you, my dear." | Wife: "I shall, with patience. You were ju«t «b troublesome yourself at first." To many women a man Ir but. mark on a slate. to be rubbed on" mid brought back at will. 1 A man might juot as well make up I his mind to like being fooled by girls, because he's going to be. anyhow. Why do men who don't deserve it always get loved divinely?
Yarram State School [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Standard and Alberton Shire Representative — 8 May 1914
Yarram State School Tho boys nt tlio local school take a keen interest in the school garden, and ! »te at present preparing it for the spring (lowering. Tim prize money won at the Agricultural Show has been ■ donated to the Horticultural Society in conneftion with State schiols, and the school has thereby become a .founder of that useful institution which supplies the schools alliliated therewith with a plentiful supply of useful plants. The president of the school commit tee, Mr VHtuey, while in town re cently, obtained a handsome and gen erous donation from Messrs F. II. Urunning of a gross of hardy annuals and many packets of flower seeds. These have been carefully planted, and will add considerably to the beauty of the school. Mr A. II. Moore, of Tooloonook, kindly sent in a box of pittosporum plants to linish the hedge along the south side, and also a collection of choice s\reet peas which have been planted along the south wall of the cloak room. The school is grateful to the k...
FROM VARIOUS SOURCES [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Standard and Alberton Shire Representative — 8 May 1914
FROM VARIOUS SOURCES Many folk seem to believe that ma i trimonlal ads. in the dally papers aro either fakes or jokes. Some of them are not. A young gentleman, risin:,' 50, and well worn at that, spent qu'.te a number of half-crowns with Auck land papers without any beauteous young damsel laying her rank and fortune at his feet. So he got on to a "matrimonial agent." It seems al most incredible, but this agent ac tually found a sweet young thing of -19and arranged a wedding between them without either having seen the other. Three days prior to the wed ding the glddv young flapper of 49!!. awaited her selected bridegroom in a boarding house. The bridegroom dressed himself with care and went along. The "agent" introduced them thus: .Mr. , this is .Miss . your fiancee! The far from beautiful young man took one glance at a simpering mummified face that might have been dug up in ancient Egypt, and, without a word, grabbed his hat and departed liis ad. is still appearing at intervals-. —X...
YARRAW WATER SUPPLY. PROPOSED GRAVITATION SCHEME. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Standard and Alberton Shire Representative — 8 May 1914
YARRAW WATER SUPPLY. FHOPOSED 611 AVI PAT [ON SCHEME. At next week's mooting of the Trust tini report and estimates o£ Uie pro posed scheme for providing the town with a more efficient water service from tlu> Tarra lliver, just ovov nine miles from Yarram, will be presented. .Major H. V. Champion, M.C.K., h;\s completed a very comprehensive. plan, which is now in the hands of the Trust's secretary. The following is a copy :— riir.sKNT simti.y. The water is pumped from the Tarra lliver into a. tank of '20,000 gallons capacity, whoso top water level is ap proximately SOft. above the lowest of the town. The capacity of the tank Ikis proved insufficient for the require ments ; not only so, but the quality of this water is a good deal inferior to what could bo obtained higher up the stream. HKqi'IKEMKXTS. The present population of the town is ^00, but 1 consider an increase of 700 should he allowed. The total number to bo provided for by this scheme is 1 !>00 people. The divily re ...
SAYINGS OF TO-DAY AND YESTERDAY. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Standard and Alberton Shire Representative — 8 May 1914
SAYINGS OF TO-DAY AND YESTERDAY. Somo people nover get higher than .1 towering rage.—-Ashley Storne. The only thing most people ever achiovo is old age—Sam Stlmaon. Thoy who nover kick are but too apt to become footballs.—J. Mitchell. There are lots of people wo know not wisely, but too well.—Charles Leedy. It's easy to run Into debt, but hard to crawl out oven at a slow walk.— J. D. Rockfeller. Some girls celebrate the anniversary of their birth by taking a day off— the more popular idea, however, iB to take a year off.—Nathan Levy. Men, like watches, are judged by their works.—1-\ Morton Howard. Anything that's worth doing at all is worth overdoing.—Keble Howard. You shock a good woman if you make Jove to her, but you disappoint her if you don't.—Anon. The telescope is good for star gazing but most of us prefer a pair of opera glasses.—Charles Leedy. The only difference between wit and impudence lies in the size of the mau uttering it.—Estelle Klauder. A Itoyal Commission is like ...
RANDOLPH'S UNIVERSITY. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Standard and Alberton Shire Representative — 8 May 1914
RANDOLPH'S UNIVERSITY. Cawmill Carrmichaers proposition to establish a chair of journalism at Sydney University (writes Peter Persnurkus) recallB a talc of that ebul lient genius, Randolph Bedford. The thing happened in the days when Bed ford still belonged to daily-press work. He went to a Sydney journal looking for a job—Bucephalus offering to pull an ice-waggon. This journal had .i sort of fiction that it ioked for Uni versity men to write its paragraphs about the Lord Mayor and the Drum moyne drainage. It was only fiction, but it was cherished. To ttiis august place came Randolph, to see the gen eral manager. "What can you do?" the potentate asked. 'Paragraphs, stories, articles, re ports," said Randolph. "Ah!" said the employer, not ill pleased. "And can you write short hand?" The superstition of those days was that you might be Jonathan Swift and Kudvard Kipling and Hllaire Belloc roiled together, but if you couldn't writo shorthand there was no place for you there. "No," said...
Sweetly Innocent. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Standard and Alberton Shire Representative — 8 May 1914
Sweetly Innocent. .Mr. Sydney Buxton has some amus ing things to say in Ills recently pub lished "Book of Fishing Stories." "Why," he asks, "Is it that day af ter day a single salmon, and one enly, is caught? Is it that among so many fish covered by the fly there Is In one pool ono flsh more active, more enterprising, more alert, and more intelligent than the rest? Or is this particular (lsli, so to speak, tho village idiot?" Mr. Buxton tells a story of a fisher man -who, after a successful four hours' tussle with a large salmon, came back in triumph and related the story to Uis aunt. Like all anglers he laid wearisome emphasis on the time occupied and the muscular ex penditure. "But. my dear Tom," the auut re marked at last, "why did you not cut the string and get rid of the brute?"
State Scholarships. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Standard and Alberton Shire Representative — 8 May 1914
State Scholarships. Tlic scheme for tlie extension of the State scholarship system announced by the Treasurer in the last Budget speech has been drafted finally. The scheme comprises junior scholarships entitling to a full course of secondary education, senior scholarships carrying students through a University course, junior technical scholarships, senior technical scholarships, and travelling scholar I ships. One hundred junior scholarships are to be awarded cacli year, and are to be open to children under If, years ot age attending any school. Fifty of them are to be restricted to pupils in attendance at State elementary schools, thirty are to be open to pupils in atten dance at higher elementary schools or district high schools, and twenty are to bo open to pupils in attendance at registered schools. Of the junior scholarships awarded to State school scholars a proportionate number is to be awarded to pupils attending schools in industrial centres and in rural centres respective...
Intention Only Credited. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Standard and Alberton Shire Representative — 8 May 1914
Intention Only Credited. A faBhionably-dressed young man strolled Into a small Scottish church while service was being held. The time for the collection came round, and, wishing to draw attention to him self, he flung his penny (as he thought) down on the plate with a crash. Immediately after so doing ho discovered, to his great dismay, ho had given half-a-crown in mistake. He at once got up and followed the old sexton, and asked to be allowed to get back his money. The old man shook his head and said—I'Na, na; I canna gie it back to ye. Ye gied -it to the Lord." The young man argued for some time, and at last gave It up and ex claimed impatiently—"Well, I suppose I'll get credit for it in heaven." "Na, 11a," replied the old man, "ve'll only get credit for the penny." ' _
Followed Advice. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Standard and Alberton Shire Representative — 8 May 1914
Followed Advice. In a country neighborhood there was aii old woman who kept a small general shop, where she carried on a lucrative business. Unfortunately, she persisted for a long time In car rying on her trade on Sunday, much to the scandal and disgust of a cer tain parish visitor, who entertained strictly orthodox views as to the ob servance of the Sabbath. The latter remonstrated with the shopkeeper, and eventually, much to the satisfaction of everybody con cerned, persuaded her to refrain from Sunday trading. A few days ago she niGi. the old woman, who looked happy and" prosperous. "I'm glad," said the parish visitor, "to see that you are doing so well. You have not lost anything by fol lowing my advice." ''That's so, mum," was the reply; "but you can't imagine how many of my customers come round the back way!"
The Worm Turned. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Standard and Alberton Shire Representative — 8 May 1914
The Worm Turned. The other day Sir Gilbert Parker, M.P., referring to Lonl Rosebery's re mark that "most books in a library ought to be burned," told of a lively exchange of compliments lie once had v.'ith a publisher. Sir Gilbert had been pointing out that in many cases, owing to the In ability of literary men to look after themselves, publishers made far more money out of hooks than their authors did. The publisher remarked thai what Lord Itosebery should have said was that, "It was not most books, but most authors who should he burned." "That may he true," retorted Sir Gilbert, "but judging from the pub lishers' share of the profits of the au thors' labors, most of the authors were loo green to be hurtled!"
COMMERCIAL INTELLIGENCE. FAT CATTLE MARKET. Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Standard and Alberton Shire Representative — 8 May 1914
COMMERCIAL INTELLIGENCE. FAT CATTLE MARKET. AVednosclny. -,U4|) yarded, comprising 550 from South Gippslnmi. T 10 market opened briskly ami prices ruled 10s in advance of last week s rates, closing firm. Quotations— rfV'io rCi"Si0 bu,locks from £12 10s to -14 Us fid do cows from £8 15b to £9 12s -•'0 t °i"t'"veraB®s:—Bullocks -0 Moor. ^ Co looloonook, £12 18s 6d; ^ H. MeLeod, Jack Ri- "** - Calves. _ x,n,a to £4 19s, and 5 to £2 15s'. -9 Goodson Bros., Wesl'llberton]
SPORT AND PASTIME. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Standard and Alberton Shire Representative — 8 May 1914
SPORT AND PASTIME. Sports meetings arc not over. Med ley announces sports forErnpiro Day, 22nd May. The programme appears in tliis issue. The secretary of the Port-Goodwood Football Club has received" donations of .£1 Is from Mrs. Dwyer and Mrs. Smethurst, and IQs Gd from Mr. Win. Mclverrow. The Port Albert Tennis Club hold a dance on Friday, 8th inst. Ramblers leave at 1.45 p.m. for Devon North to-morrow. Players are asked to take notice. We are informed that Yarram will be playing in wiiito knicks this season. At the axemen's carnival at Auck land on Feb. 28th D. Pretty won tlio New Zealand single-handed Hawing championship, with Peck (Australia) second. Peck won the world's cham pionship underhand chop, Pretty being second. The Australian chopped mag nilicently. At the Waitemata Show, at Taka puna, Non March i)th, Dave Pretty (ex-champion of the world), Win. Pock (" champion of the world"), and J. OSullivan (ex-world's champion saw yer), wcro competitors in tiie wood chopping. Pr...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Standard and Alberton Shire Representative — 8 May 1914
f a I! ALSYKE CLOY EH, Is lb. i COW GRASS, Is "id lb. 8 WHITE CLOY Ell, Is Til lb. 8 STK.VSYBERllY CLOY EH, | 53 9d lb. All sound fresh No. 1 ijuiility seed. 1'rices rcduccd again as ALL STOCKS MUST BE SOLD THIS YEAR Lotus Major 3s lb. Timothy Is lb Birdsfoot Trefoil, 2s (id lb. Mehlotus (lving Island Clover) -lid and Gd lb. Rib Grass 5d lb (cheaper in quantity) Sweet Yernal, Is od lb Meadow Grass, L's lb Sand Clover, Is Gd lb (splendid for sandy and poor soils) Rye Grass, Cocksfoot, l'rairie Grass, Western Wolths Grass, Crested Dogs Pratt's Corner Store Phone YARUAM. tails, etc., etc.