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THE WAR OF 1870. [Newspaper Article] — Federal Standard — 4 September 1914
THE WAR OF 187 Ii may lir interestin«; to recall tin' extraordinary rapidity of tliu march of events in tliu Franco-Prussian war til' 1H70-I. German mobilisation on .Inly 10. ami mis completed cm .Inly "J7. France began her mobi lisation mi July l&lt;>. and tin: troops were sent out immediately with their pwa-.'c establishments. The Vrcncli army corps were all unprepared fur act ion, and llie# opening movements were eiiiisc([iiently postponed until .MinuM. -, wiiru tin; vVomtU tirmv consisted of the following .Met/, group ... ... I(>0,00l> Hi rassburg- lielfort group 80,0(J0 lieserve ... ... 40,00(1 Against this fot'co Prussia hud in the field First army, GO,000 oil the Lower Saar. Second army -00,000 on the Nane to Main/.. Third army, 140,000 between Lan dau and Gcriucrsheini. A total of 4U0,000 tni'ii. with ll'OU .411 ns. Tic main events of the war were then as follows : - July MU-Slight, French success nl Saailirnck. August -1 - Huttle of Weisscnburg, l''relieli ...
WIT AND WISDOM. [Newspaper Article] — Federal Standard — 4 September 1914
WIT AND WISDOM. A woman over thirty who will fell you her exact ace will tell anything. Only 11 lover finds the whole world lovable Thn trouble wirli many married people is th-it. they ure trying to pet more out of marriage than there is in it. 1 With a woman, it's not a man's | looks t.li,it count ; it's whnt ho says a in! clues. Though women's face go uncovered in this Western world, they still choose to mask their souls. Frankness pays, unless iL's over done ; a regular Ii'ir is always a fool. Men want ilieir wives to l)e so preily that every other man envies them, ami so good that they never need ho uneasy. A in:ii&lt; goes away lo build up hid run-flown physicil system and cornea Imck to liuikl up ii run clown linuncial one. Some religious people require to bo wound up every seven days. Gootl men gone wrong art) usually only bad men discovered. Uon'c drift with the tide, or you j will surely land on the rocks. Every woman wants to enlarge her sphere, but not hi r circum...
WAR GAGS. [Newspaper Article] — Federal Standard — 4 September 1914
WAR «A(iS. If l1I«; present tiry weather and till) war continues what will be tho result . Tliere will be t\o ^eriniuution (German nation ) Peter-" L say, Hill, I sen I lie Ger man Fleet is in Quarantine !" Bi 1 - " Why, what's tho matter!" Peter " CJli, tliey have yut the lick.'' liill "What, tick !' Pettr-" Why, the liul-iie, of course." J.>iil you hear of the latest maritime disaster ! The wind blew up tlic bay.
HOW TO HELP YOUR TOWN [Newspaper Article] — Federal Standard — 4 September 1914
HOW TO HELP YOUR TOWN Talk about it. Write about it. Buy ull you ciin in it. Remember that by assiftintf tradesmen, yon help the place alone. L'urchuse ami assist your loral paper, and by so doing you furl her the bes interests of the town. Treat strangers with the utmost courtesy nd hospitality, ho that they may take away i;ood impressions of u. Eleet jiood, reliable men to all public positions. not bccunse they .strain themselves for popularity, but on account of their stamina and trustworthiness. Keep the money in the pbtee. Sell nil you can and buy all you can ut heme. The men who have invested in stoies, workshops, and other business places aie hnildin^« up the town, and they should be eneouriijied. lvemember that in pvin^ the local news paper oJliee the preference for your job printing orders, you are helping in the advancement ot your town, as the newspaper is thereby helped. Where the newspaper stall are wuikihK day and nipht for the advancement of your town, the ordinary ha...
HOW GERMANS LIVE. THRIFT EVERYWHERE APPARENT [Newspaper Article] — Federal Standard — 4 September 1914
HOW GERMANS LIVE. TIIHIKT KVKItYWIIl'.RK APl'AUF.NT " After the .Swiss, tho Germans are probably the thriftic.31 people in Eu rope," declares the Berlin correspond ent of tho Chicago "Tribune." They are tremendous believers in savings banks, " Thrift is manifest on every hand in the Kaiser's hint], though the Government and the State seem to be thriftier than I lie people at large. Government employtes set ridiculously small pay. I was shown over one of the Emperor's castles by an old guide who had hceti on duty for 23 years and was still happy on a salary | of £5 a month. " Puliceinon, postmen, railway (Mil ployi o°, uikI nil tho other servants of tho State urn paid on a basis corres pondingly me.iure, judged liy (iritisli standards. A Gentian bank nnuuiser, with n gross inconii! of £100 n year JBL'OO salary nml £1200 commissions on buniiii*B» hi; secures-is consilium! well paid. " llentB uro cheaper than will) us, and servants much cheaper. Here abouts it. is tb&lt;) man o...
FEDERAL FLASHES. [Newspaper Article] — Federal Standard — 4 September 1914
FEDERAL FLASHES. The trl(?ctioii of members of tho Semite and for repr-suntatives in the House of Representatives Dukes placo tomorrow (Saturday.) There will be a elean-ru' issue for tli- Senate. Six members are required and twelve candidate-; are presenting themselves-six labor and six liberal A im'joiity of tin; electors haw heard Candidates Ahern. and Moloney on 111hustings and by t bis time every elector lias fully made, up his mind for whom lie intends to vole. \Yi! do not think ihe opinions of I lie vast number of electors of Indi haw materially alien il and il is not likely that, any change will be mad* in its representation. All electors should, however, turn oul and vote. Hx-senatnr Trenwitli addressed a semi private meeting of members of the A \V".N.L. and People's Parly at Chi'lem. He was, ileret'ore, the only Senate candidal*-liberal or labor wlin .'raced Olnhern with his presence. Tlif Abernites nti&lt; 1 the Mu.oneyites I are leaving ni> stone unturned H) ha...
CHILTERN BRANCH A.N.A. [Newspaper Article] — Federal Standard — 4 September 1914
CHILTERN BRANCH A.N.A. Thu fortnightly meeting of tlie above wns held at the lire brigade liiill, Chiltern, 011 Tuesday evening. Present : President Lafranrhi, and Messrs H. Mullet-, K. Booth, M. Brann, T. Harvey, V. Sanders, II. Williamson uiul J. Tanner (secretary.) A letter was read Krom W. Jl. Vance, Smith Yarra, forwarding contributions.- Received. Im-oiii Kichniond Branch i.O.O. K., asking to have the name of Mi* L. t\ Vale placed 011 l.lie medical list of tho Chiltern Branch.-.Secretary to attend. From A. J. Sullivan, Uichiiioud, station that tin? pi I ri imjii^i; to the gravo of Adani Lindsay Portion would bt; held on (September G, a'nd statin},' that if the branch sent a wreath he would place it on the grave.-Mr Brann movid, atui Mr Wiliiamson seconded, that a wtvalh be forwarded. -Carried. From Austin Hospital fir Incur ables, applying for financial assist ance.-II r Booth moved, anil Mr Tanner seconded, that thu sum of 10s Gd be voted.-Carried. The secretary reported that...
LOCAL VOLUNTEERS. [Newspaper Article] — Federal Standard — 4 September 1914
LOCAL VOLUXTKKUS. AliwrsU Baxter mid D. Mathieson, of Barnawartha, loft, f.ir Sydney un Mon'lay nijit to join tho Expedition ary Korce. Prior to till! departure of the Cliil tern boys on Monday ni.ht, Mrs Can uon presented llii'm with woollen socks, I! annels and pillows. Serjeant Harold Wain, who went, to Sydney lust, wink to j in the Ex peditionary Force, returned home on Saturday. Harold was sull'erin;; from an injured knee and ilie doctor ordere.i him home to Chiltern. Tho ladies cf CliilteMi sliotdd arrange for a .sewing bee to make, cnint'orts £ ;r our volunteers. Already several are at work, hut if more would come forward it would be appreciated A eollec'ioii was taken tip ill the Chiltern Church of England on Sun day ill aid of the Belgian willows and orphans and the sum of £1.1 Is was realised. Mi' J. iJearee, of S|irin^lmr.-.t., who j lined the li^lil, ho'se at Broad meadows recently has been proiuote'.l to the rank of sergeant. Following is a list of men from Kuther^len a...
WAR NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Federal Standard — 4 September 1914
WAR NOTES. Only 1,000,000 francs (£40,000) of till! war levy imposed on Brussels liy Germany lias liuen paid. The Ger man* threaten to seize pictures :uid works of art, in the museuni&lt; failing further payment. Till) first important. etiLsayeinent. between I lie: British ami Uertuui l! sets was repurLed on Monday. The li^ht took pl.ico ill Heligoland Bi^lit near Uuxhaven, the fo'titied German sea port. The British sank two cruisers and two destrojers and a third cruiser disappeired in the mist on lire and in a sinkin'i: condition. Kurt.iter contiu'^ents of troops of Australians are to he raised to assist, lhis mother country in her time of need It, is ollicially announced that Apia, the capital of Samoa, ha-i surrendered to the British. Good work was done in the capture of tin: Islands I))' the New /"alandeis. There is treat wUi>f*ct.ion among, lie; industrial classes lI11L Grea' Biirai lias permitted tlie con iuued expo,-la 111)11 of ('a."dill' Coal tu J (illy. Tin; fo...
FOOTBALL. [Newspaper Article] — Federal Standard — 4 September 1914
FOOTBALL. A riut took place .it a foothill match at Sydney on Saturday be tween tlio South Sydney and Pad ilin^ton leauis. Tin; fjame was 11 "»,s hitter oik* and pl-iyers on both sidn were .severely bandied. One injured player tn-ide a rush for the pavilion, and was set, upon by some of the spec tator.-: A number of constables were eilled to the scent! ami were .successful in keeping in check tins unruly tiec linn. iSlKl.li .IL'KN'K MATCHES. 1 In; league - - («&lt;;eluiis» 10 hi'at, Collillgwutci 1.10, Kssendun 9.11 1 I'ilj-.piv 7.-s, riton H heat Kieh inonil .K .Smith .Melbourne 1&lt;) |;> heat, Melbourne ."> St KiUla 1:1.15 b"af University 7.10. Tlie semi finals will be played on the two next, Salnr days, viz :-S.-pteinher 5, Gn lotiii v South Melbourne, and September 12, Uarhon v FtUroy.
COMMERCIAL. S. Younkman and Co. [Newspaper Article] — Federal Standard — 4 September 1914
COMiYlbKClAL. S. Younkman and Co. The above liriu will hold ail auction ;n!e of th.* furniture and off bpIl>*1 _ii z to Mr M. 4. Cricfion at CliiUcru Valley ui? Saturday, Septtiuibi-'r 12. Flanagan, Newman and Co. Fhua^an, Newman and Co. report having held t:uir u.'Uiil fortnightly ihi.'e|) and cattlu mar!;c; at the yarclr-, Wangaratta, la-1 Thurc day,'as follow? .-btc-p ...-YVe bad a bi^ yardif.^ of fat sheep, tho bulk of which wa-; goo.i irade to primo Muff. There \v;i3 a rood ntti*r.'i ;ncj of tiio tr;u!i\ and alt,hi;u;:h the pro3f-nt c -Huliiiotj; arc alturetln-r a^ain.-t ya!e?». vendors in t:) nuvt the market and Mtuwwiicjl in almost thu who!" 'u our fat sh»:cp. V>-&lt;i xbred wcthc-i:-; sold 1 r "rfr K. Co/.^ns, Kobinawarrah, niadti 20/: X r'd owf'd sold for Mr W. Syine, Clear Crefck, Kl'lnradi), mado I ;}/&lt;> to 1H/. Thu pr cet-^ ot lUc of kbcae ebeop is being donated by Mr Kyme to tin: Patriotic fund. Wether.- for same owner 1 .r>/rt to !*>/:...
FAREWELL TO CHILTERN SOLDIERS. [Newspaper Article] — Federal Standard — 4 September 1914
FAREWELL TO CHILTERN SOLDIERS. Oil Monday evening, prior to tl.e departure of this Alluiry expre-s, ?i Iui'kii number of citizens nixl mem burs of the Chiltern Branah of 11m A N.A. and Firo Brigade assembled ut the brigade hall to bill au revoir to Messrs 0. Tidy man, E. Carter and «J. MaeMeikan, wlio hud volunteered fin* serviuo with the Expeditionary Force which leaves Sydin-y for tin M-ems of hostilities in a day or two. They h nl been in barracks for a week, but had obtained a few days lenv prior to embarkation. Mr V. Lafr.mchi (president of the A N.A. and captain of tho Fire Brigade) presided. He Hiiirl lie wns pleased to see such a largo attendance that evening to wish tho Chiltern boys boil voyage. He hoped they would all be spared to return to Chiltein. On belndf of tho members of tho Firo Brigade and the A.N.A lie had to make a presentation to Mr Tidyinan, and he asked him to accept a wristlet watch as a mark of esteem from the members of both organisn t;.,.,... U. Mr Tijjn...
The Federal Standard, ESTABLISHED 1859 With which are Incorporated THE OVENS CONSTITUTION and MURRAY GAZETTE. PUBLISHED EVERY FRIDAY MORNING FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 4, 1914 [Newspaper Article] — Federal Standard — 4 September 1914
KSTAIIMSUBD 1859 With whtoh aro Incorporated THF. OVENH CONSTITUTION nnd BIUIIHAY GAZKTTK. 1-DI1IJSUKD EVKUY FliLOAY fllOHNINd FRIDAY. SEPTEMBER t, lUli Miss Elsie Kurrle, of Uarnawartha, \v 11o has id entifiod herself in coiinee lion with tlu) work of tliu Church uf Kngland, Dry Creek, ami has acted as organist for sumo time, was, on Fiilay last., entertained tit the State school, and presented with a silver jewel case. The presentation was mailt1, by Mr W. WiilbulHun, whu complimented the r.»-Vov;"i.vk."»'-i!r jr. skit ",ur\,^rW Oscar Kurrle suitably responded on behalf of his sister. For tliu month ut August the rain fall recnrrled by the Fi;ui;it.w, STAN ]>.\KI) Ollice gauge was 5S points miking a total for the; eight nionthd of lli- present year of 10G5 inches. For the corresponding month hist year 1 -(JS iiiches were registered, while up to August .'31 the Iota] rainfall wa 10 05 inches. Mr Cook, of the firm of Messrs 11. M. Sloan and Co., tailors, Waogaratta, will pay ...
WAR VESSELS AT NOUMEA. NEW ZEALAND CONTINGENT ARRIVES. TREMENDOUS ENTHUSIASM [Newspaper Article] — Federal Standard — 4 September 1914
WAR VESSELS AT NOUMEA. NKW ZEALAND CONTINUKNT AitKIYlW. THKM KNDOUS KNTUUS I AH M New Caledonia 1ms not. been pelting « very eood service of war new-, mid tlii! inhabitan'B nf Nouiuni have been filled with ik good dud of anxiety in conseijuencu. Tlio order to dismantle nil private wireless apparatus iu the island created great alarm. It was reported that this action had been taken on account of the wireless opera tor 011 board the Sydney, tho Mch siSeries Maritiuies boat which trades between .Sydney and Noumea, who had been tound to bo a German, had been using the wireless on his own account. There was no truth whatever in the story, but the feelings of the inhabitants were not rcassurid until Thursday last. " La France Australe," published at Noumea, explains in an article, " Vive L'Angleterre," that is the cry which instinctively comes from the lips of everybody in the presence of the various evems which ha\'e recently happened on our shores. Noumea, the whole of New Caledonia, I ...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Federal Standard — 4 September 1914
IJEATHC. MusonoVE.-On the 2'2iul August, lilt-., at private hospital, Lewishatn, Sydney, Hainsworth L. Musyrove. tlie dearly loved husband of Mary Frances Mnsgrove, and son-in-law of Mr and Mrs John Cock of Chiltern. Bereavement Card. MRS M. F. Ml'SGROYK and Mi ami Mrp.Jolm Cock and Family he'd to lender their Sincere Thanks to all friends for their many kind expres sions of sympathy in their recent sad lierouveiiK'nt.
FREE BURIAL. UNDERTAKER'S CHEERFUL OFFER [Newspaper Article] — Federal Standard — 4 September 1914
FREE BURIAL. UNI>KltTAKKU's CUKKIIKUL OKKEK A Port Pirie (S A.) underaker, .Mr W. H. Noiil, made 11 cheerful offer to the citizens' distress meeting oil Fri day night, by offerini; to bury free of cost auyone who dies during the crisis. He hud no wish to hurry any resi dents along nt nil, but they would recognise that the net of dying wus u costly nJIViir in ordinary times. A Voice: You will want more thiin u-'O hearse. Mr Noal : I am prepared to start light away, and I recently purchased another hearse at an auction sale. The chairman, in thanking Mr Noal for his kindness, said that Port Pirie ought to be a good place to die in. He hoped, however, that tho busi ness would not get too brisk. A voice : is the oiler extended to members of this committeo only, or to townspeople generally? Mr Noal (spiritedly) : To the whole town. A voice: I had in'ended leaving this place ; but I think I'll stay here now. This ought to be good news for hospital patients too. The chairman-I wish thos...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Federal Standard — 4 September 1914
TOOK FRIENDS' ADVICE KIDNEY AND LIVER TROUBLES TKRVINaTED HV Dli iUOK^ii'S ZNDTAN ROOT PILLS - UI consider Dr Morse s Indian Root Pills a wimdeiful remedy for Kidney and Liver Tiouhle," writes .Mis Lily Mn't house, of Clyde Lane, oil" McArthur* street, North Ralhirat. 41 i was a sufl'eror for years And tried almost everything to reuu'iito my liver, without any success Some of my friends advised trying Dr Morse's Indian Root IMlls, and with S'nnu rlillidence I took then), and to my as tonishment I became rapid'y well ft-ain and would no* be without them again in my house, and I speak of Indian Root Rills as I found thnm an excellent re.nedy iii the ease of my f wnily I find they regu late the system and prevent many nt the ills so common with children. Von can use theBe few lines for publication if deemed advisable. TJIROA ^ AFFECTION'S AND UOAKSKN'RSS, AH suffering from irritation of the throat and hoarseness will be agreeably surprised at the almost immediate relief afforded by tho...
POPULATION OF GERMANY. [Newspaper Article] — Federal Standard — 4 September 1914
POPULATION OF GERMANY. Some interesting pnrticiilirs regard ing tho population of iin* n>i;m Empire tiro uivim (says t lie " We?! minslir Uozetle") in tin; " Ueniuui Your Bu.lc, 1911," edit, d by U. A. Walter, ami just published by the Anglo-Genmn Publishing Company. The German Empire in Europe covers mi urea of -OS,777 square miles. The population of tin; Empire is' now about sixty-eight millions. Its growth has been con tinuous during the last century, parti cularly since the foundation of ;he new empire in li>71. At present it increases lit the rale of over 800,000 per. ye.ir, due mainly to the surplus of births over deaths, and to a sin ill extent to immigration from neighbouring coun tries. The emigration of Germans into foreign countries is much smaller ih&lt;in the emigration fiom England, but there is, nevertheless, a l»»«e number in every habitable part of the globe. - All Europ-ati as well 11s oversell countries have ". inore or less largo German population, ...
INJURED PLAYERS FUND. [Newspaper Article] — Federal Standard — 4 September 1914
INJURED PLAYERS' FUND. A meeting of delegates of tl a Chiltern ami District I-'uot. ha i I As sociation was 111'1 &lt; 1 ai Cannon's Coun cil Club hotel. Chiltern. uii Wednes day L'Vcimr.r. Present: President Cannon, ami .Messrs il. .1. (Ilccson and W. Wit-h ers (CliiUcrn Valley), H. Donovan (Sjii'injrliurst ). A. McKay (Xiuas iown), V. Lal'ianelii (Chiliem) nnd W. .1. Fo\ (sctrctary.) The business of the meetint,' was to allot thi! moneys front the'Injured Players'- l-'timl to tlic men who wore hurt on the football field durincr the season. The amounts were allotted as under : XniHPtown-T. Henderson 14-/. Mt. Opliir- \V. Collins £3, C. Johns 10,-. W. Carter 10 . Chiltern Vallev -L. Vvncr £1/ l(i (>, W. NVardley'.CL' 11.(0 Spriughurst-W. Withers .£'2.12/6, A. Tonkins in , R. UoseiiLrrcn £1. Chiltern-C. J. Neville £X;S/. II. McLean 10 . I'). Scott £1 fr. Total, £18 '1 (>.