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LADIES' LETTER. [Newspaper Article] — Trafalgar and Yarragon Times — 14 August 1914
LADIES' LETTER. From "Irone" in Melbourne. The debutante sot craze Is still wltli us. It has afflicted Melbourne over since Lady MacUlen liad her liappy or unhappv-idea of suggesting the scliemo, aiul that the debutantes should lie presented to the Acting Governor and herself allorwards. This was many years ago, when Sir John was Acting-Governor, atul had taken up iiis residence at Government House. It was at a big and notable ball they save, and the idea of the debutante set was hailed as u charming notion. Hut since then it has been often re garded as anything the reverse, as It has spread to every suburban dance, and has meant wasted time, and of ten that the oilier ilnncovs liave been. kept standing about in the cold for from lialf-an-liour to nearly an hour. It lias involved many a maiden in un due expenditure. Silly trains as well as bouquets liavc been made a sine qua 11011 of Uor debut, wlieu otliei wlsc she would have made lier modest bow In a simplo white frock, and 1 woul...
AUSTRALIA'S PEOPLE. FIVE MILLIONTH ARRIVAL. OTHER NATIONS ASTONISHED. [Newspaper Article] — Trafalgar and Yarragon Times — 14 August 1914
AUSTRALIA'S PEOPLE. FIVE MILLIONTH ARRIVAL. OTHER NATIONS ASTONISHED. We arc waiting for the live millionth Australian. With a little luclt we shall get him-or-her-this year. He won't be branded. He will never know his claim to distinction, and we shall never recognise him. A month after his arrival the statisticians will an nounce that he is here, but they will never be able to pick him out from his ten thousand baby comrades, aud no thing more will be known than that "the population of Australia reached 5,u00,000 in the month of ." Kecent research by Dr. J. F. Wat son, editor of the Historical Itecords of Australia, shows that the original nucleus of white population in Aus tralia was 101'i. This was in 1738. It dropped to 045 next year. Our map is still more white than piebald, with only a few black dots indicating prop er density of population. But no other country can show such an achieve ment as the multiplication of its popu lation by 8000 in a ^entury aud a quarter-about fiv...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Trafalgar and Yarragon Times — 14 August 1914
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ORANGE BLOSSOMS. MOORE—HORSNELL. [Newspaper Article] — Trafalgar and Yarragon Times — 14 August 1914
ORANGE BLOSSOMS. MOORE-H'ORSN ELL. On tho 29th July, a pretty wed ding (ifiremony took place at Coal ville, when Miss Emily Florence Isabel Horsnell, liftli eldest daughter of Mr A. 0. Horsnell. of '. Glen Dol cie" Coalville, and Mr Henry Qerfrge Moore, of " Bell Bank" Lara; were united in the holy bondB of wedlock. The ceremony wob celebrated at the residence of the bride's parents, the Rev. A. H. Mitchell. Methodist min ister, officiating. The bride was given away by her father, and wore a silk muslin d'uoie dress, prettily trimmed with shadow insert ion, Bilk and ribbon, and carried a Hhowor bouquet of asparagus fern, roses and marguerites. Shu,also wore the orthodox veil, caught at tho top with a sprig of orange blossom. Miss Plorrie Horsnell attended the bride, and was tastefully gowned in a white embroidered dress made in tonic style; Mr Reg. Moore, bro thor of the bridegroom, acted ri9 beet man. At the close of the wedding breakfiiHt, a; which the usual roasts were duly honor...
FOOTBALL. TRAFALGAR v. IONA. A DECISIVE VICTORY FOR TRAFALGAR. [Newspaper Article] — Trafalgar and Yarragon Times — 14 August 1914
FOOTBALL. TRAFALGAR v. IONA. A DECISIVE VICTORY FOR TRAFALGAR. The final match in the Central and West Gippsland Football Associa tion. was played on Wednesday last on the oval at Warragul. Special trains were run by both teams and the interest displayed in the match was proved by the large number of followers to the respec tive sides. Rain had been falling intermittinglv during the morning, but, as if in anticipation of filling the hopes of those who do not like to see a good game marred by the weather, a One afternoon greeted the rival teams when they took the field. Both clubs were strongly' re presented, and as they filed on to the field with their.colors i-howing out very gaily, they looked the picture of perfect athletes. Allen won the toss and elected to kick to wards the Eastern sticks, a slight wind favoring that direction. Ken dall umpired the game and at the bounce of the ball Iona promptly took possession and forwarded. The Trafalgar back line were equal to the emergency...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Trafalgar and Yarragon Times — 14 August 1914
Shire of Narracari Annual Election OF Councillors. "lyOTlCE IS HEREBY GIVEN J-* that the following Candidates have been duly dominated for the , Office of Councillors : For the North Riding O'TOOLE. THOMAS ; SAVAGE, WILLIAM JOFIN. For the East Riding MCGREGOR, MARTIN M. For the West Riding LEVISTON', JOHN' ; MAHONY, JOHN PATRICK. And as the number of Candidates exceeds tho number of Councillors to be Elected in the North and West Ri iingi». A PULL will bo taken for the Election of One Councillor in the North Riding, and for One Councillor in the West Riding, on the 27th day of August, 1014, at the following places : North Riding: MOE-At tho Coort House, TRAFALGAR-At the Shire Hall. YARRAGON-At the Mechanics' Institute. HILL END-Mechanics' Institute. WILLOW GROVE-Public Hall. FUMINA-Siute School. West Riding : ALLAMBEli-Pent Office. CHILDERS-Mechanics' Institute. TRAFALGAR-Shire Hall. YARRAGON-Mechanics' Institute. The Poll will commence at 6 o'clock in the foreuoon, and will CLOSE a...
Central and West Gippsland Rifle Clubs' Union. ANNUAL MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Trafalgar and Yarragon Times — 14 August 1914
Central and West Gippsland Rifle Clubs' Union. ANNUAL MliliTINU. The annual meoting uf tho above was hold at Moo 011 Friday last, about 20 clubs being represented. Mr K Ashby presided. Tho minutes of the hut mutual ratetinn woro rca'l and eonfirmud, and tho balance-^hcet- showing a credit, balance of -CDS-adopted. OHice-bearers were elecitvl as fol lows :- President and Chairman of Council, Mr F. M. JameB. Vice Presidents-Messrs Robin?, Logan, Galew, and Ganl. Secretary and hnndicapper, Mrjohn McKun/.in (re elected). Treasurer, Mr K. Roberts. Committee-Messrs Ashby, Warne, Iispie, Johnstone, Qniijloy, I1. John son, and Hnldcn. Owing to in intimation from thb Defence Department, suspending all riflo shooting, the annual 'rip was abandonod. The Chairman (Mr Ashby), in a well-spoken address, presented Mr Gaul (Darnum) with a Y.U.A. gold medal, won last aeoson. Mr Gaul suitably acknowledged tho presen tation. The meeting then dovolved into a Council meeting, and a voto of thanks was pae...
Correspondence. "NOT THE CLEAN POTATO." (To the Editor) [Newspaper Article] — Trafalgar and Yarragon Times — 14 August 1914
Correspondence. "NOT THE CLEAN POTATO." (To the Editor) Slu,-For the edification of .. Fair Play" and others, vide a letter in your contemporary of last week in . connection with the acceptance of a tender for the erection of two shelter sheds 011 the local school ground, I ? would libe to say that there is noth ing, to say the least of it, "sus picious" in the conditions under ..-which the tenders were received. ? With the view of curtailing ex ?pense- as much as possible,- and thus givUi'g the children the full benefit of .the money raised at the late bazaar, »the Committee decided tb interview the local contractors personally, with the request that they submit a ? price'for the work. This was done, and in the opinion of the Committee ' the most economical tender was ac cepted. . The Committee 'vere elected in confidence b)' the parents, and there fore still hold their confidence and endorsement of all business transac ted! The nom-de-plume." Faii^lay' .seems to bn a misnomer when...
Trafalgar Gold Club. OPENING OF THE RINKS. [Newspaper Article] — Trafalgar and Yarragon Times — 14 August 1914
: . ' Trafalgar Golf Club. \ OPENING OF THE RINKS. The popularity of Golf as a pas time is becoming more generally recognised throughout Australia, and every progressive town has its rinks established. Last Saturday ?afternoon witnessed the opening of the local rinks, which Rre situated Tinder the slopes of the picturesque .Strfzlecki ranges. Under ideal wea thor conditions, there was a large attendance of members and friends, who assembled at the school rooms early in the aftornoon. After refreshments-kindly provided by the Ladies, had been partaken'off, .the President, Mr McLean, in a highly interesting addreae, touched -on various aspects of the game and .-tho future prospects of tho club and forecasted with it many pleasant as ' nociatione. . He thanked members for their attendance and' admidst 'three ringing ' choers declared the .Golf Club open. . Mr J. Treacy, the- (Jtub'fl popular Secretary, expressed thanks to the Ladies for their kind.nessand consid eration io providing re...
NARRACAN SHIRE COUNCIL. ENGINURR'S REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — Trafalgar and Yarragon Times — 14 August 1914
NARRACAN SHIRE COUNCIL. ENGINURR'S REPORT. f |'^r ^ '''"""P1""1 reported *R (iuiiilomon-I liavo tlio honor to report in rcforencn to the various " oi'lf* under tho Country Roads Act ilnu, iliti contractor for contract No 1/13-14 tins now carted and spread practically tlio whole of the luotal re tjuire.l for this contract, and tho work ot liuildii.g up and trimming tlio motal H uka is boini; rapidly pushed nhend. llie contractor has now nil tho re-in forced pipo sections for culvcrts on the site of tho wor);, and it is Miticipatfd thut tlio work of carting find spreading screenings will lm undertaken early next weok. Contract No 2/10-14, tho work of metalling the 9QO ft. miction near ' llollier's bus been undertaken by the contractor, and tho work of spreading all tho metal required for this section should bo completed to-day. I may mention that it is the contractor's in tention in carrying out this contract to complete the work in 15 to 20 chains suctions in order to avoid inconveni...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Trafalgar and Yarragon Times — 14 August 1914
This House from £135. If so, Then Don't come to a FINAL Decision About Your New Cottage before Consulting Me. 0. F. L ANDERSON Trafalgar Timber Yards B.S.A. Bicycles From £10. Upwards. All Duplicate Paris Kept in Stock. I.ocal Agent for the Scottish Union and Nat ional Fire and Accident Insurance Company. GREGERSON & CO. Have Properties for Sale 111 any part of VICTORIA and XEW SOUTH WALES Particulars riquirecl of yooil Gippslaml Propositions EXCHANGES arranged for Northern Wheat Areas MONEY in any amounts to LEND from f> pur cent. poniicnec Strictly Confidential. All correB GREGERSON & CO. Land and Financial Agents, 17"/ Collins Street Melbourne. S? Mrs D. M. CANTY, Ladies' Draper, Yarragon DAIisTY White Ui:deruear, Hosiery and Gloves Ladies' and Cliikiun's Hats. Ribbons, Flowers, Etc. Corsets, Umbrellas, Soaps, Perfumes, ' Etc., and Dress Accessories. QUALITIES arc Excellent and PRICES are Exceedingly LOW. Inspection Invited Commonwealth of Hustralfa HEAD OFFICE...
L.O.I. OF VICTORIA. TRAFALGAR BRANCH. [Newspaper Article] — Trafalgar and Yarragon Times — 14 August 1914
L.O.I. OF VICTORIA. TRAFALGAR BRANCH. On Thursday evening last the members of the local branch of the above institution hold a public meet ing in the Mechanics' hall, which was presided over by Bro. Ileid, District Master, while there wero also present brethren from Narrncan, Coalville, and NVarragul ; and Bros. Wisewonld and Ramsay,members of tho Grand Committeo. During tho evening Mrs Greeu, and Messrs Mil lis and Fisher, ren dered interesting vocal selections, while Mrs Law kindly olliciated at the piano. Bro. Wisewonld. who was the first speaker, spoke at some length on the education system, referring to some of tho principles which the Orange Institution stands for ; and also referred to some of the griev ances of thoso who differ from them in their religious faith, and quoted illustrations from the utterances of Dr. Mannix and others to show thoir hatred to our prosont system of edu cation, which (tho speaker contended) was one of the best in tho world, and cited the names of ...
LIQUID FACE POWDER [Newspaper Article] — Trafalgar and Yarragon Times — 14 August 1914
LIQUID FACE I'OWDEli lu these d.vyu of out-door life-motoring colfinj;, boatim;. etc.,-a reliable nud Kurmleas liquid fuce powdor is one of the necessities of life. SOROSES Liquid Face Powdor ia found by oxperts to bo u per toetly iiiTulunble preparation »nd a de ciied improvement on the old-fituliioned dry powder. Besides improving tho up. . ^euancs it acts as a ehiold to tho delicate nkin of the face Rgainut hot winds, diut aiuuti »ud other extraneous matter. ?Prie* fld. ; Qu')'&lt; Atlvi'!^-:J'* »i' Gondii, m>Mi &c"-tuktf Nluhpliy' (JouhU ,i5rflsuw -Prion,- 1/* »ri&lt;i 2/C. J. P. NioholM, , Chetoisc,' Trafalgar.
NARRACAN. [Newspaper Article] — Trafalgar and Yarragon Times — 14 August 1914
NARRACAN. From Our Own Corren/ionrJcnt At a recent date a number of par ents and others interested was held to consider the advisability of raising funds to eront a room at the local State school for Sloyd work, aud it was resolved to hi/id it sale of gifts about October.. An energetic staff of workers, with Mr Keddie ub secre tary, have the matter well in band, and have already received numerous promises of help. In order to aug ment the funds n moat successful concert was held in the Public ball nn Tuesday evening last, RJr M M'Qregor, Chairman of the School Committee, presiding, who, in his opening address, explained the na tnre of the work-after which a most interesting programme of vocal and instrumental items was submit ted, several of the local'aitiBts having to respond to encores. The following Indies urnl gentlomen contributed to tho evening's enjoyment : Mesdames Giirnet and FyfEe ; Misses Heal, Sav ige (2), Forsyth, Clear?, tlunro, and Harvey ; and Messrs Gai;net.-Single ...
THORPDALE. [Newspaper Article] — Trafalgar and Yarragon Times — 14 August 1914
THORPDALE. J'rum Our Oini Ct>rrcs//i>ndail The dairying industry in this dis trict has been a profitable one during the paBt season, and there are many individual cases showing exception ally high returns. Thoss shown by Messrs Mills and Hirt will probably constitute a record here, anil will take a lot of eclipsing in even more favored parts of the State. The re turns from 12 cows for cream sup plied to the Trafalgar Butter Factory averaged L20/;'>/-lj per head. The returns we're examined and vouched for by TltK TIMES representative, and uro open tor the inspection of anyone who may have sceptical tenr dencies. These figures prove con clusively that with a little care and attention in supplying a superfine article and in the management of the dairying herd, dairying can be made much rnoro profitable than is usually tho case. Those who aim at a high standard can usually attr in the object of their ambition. Tho lortnightly Euchre parties, conducted under tho auspices of the ...
An Unexpected Order. [Newspaper Article] — Trafalgar and Yarragon Times — 14 August 1914
An Unexpected Order. Tlio most interesting oxperienco 1 ovor bad (luring a long timo on tlio road occurred somo years ago in Scot land, says a traveller. One day during tlio Highland Show, where wo woro exhibiting engines, a very unkempt-looking individual hung around the stand for somo time, and thinking ho appeared very interested in a largo traction engine, and might possibly be a driver, I approached him tor a chat. After a time, however, I found he was a man-who had an idea ho would like to liavo it for his own, but beforo deciding bo said ho would first liavo to ask his mother. A photographer is something like a husband-tlio only thing on earth lie asks of a woman is that sho keep perfectly still and look pleasant.
WHEN WALKING IS HARD WORK. [Newspaper Article] — Trafalgar and Yarragon Times — 14 August 1914
WHEN WALKING IS HARD WORK. People often express surprise that soldiers on the march cover only ten or twelve miles of ground per day. Even then u good many men fall out through fatigue, some faint, and the whole are completely done up at the end of the day. But the soldier is, nevertheless, a lirst-rate walker. It is all a matter of foot-tons of energy expended. Take an ordinary lahoror, and his day's work will be equal to 300 tons lifted 0110 foot high. An eleven-stone man, walking seventeen miles on the level, does the same amount of muBclo work. But mark, i£ ho carries an overcoat weighing Gib., he does 311 foot-tons. Now, tho soldier is a regular pack horse, and tho kit that lie carries av erages about 801b. in weight. So that he, does exactly as much work in a twelve-mile march as an ordinary man in his seventeen-mile walk. Besides, the soldier has to "break camp" beforo starting, and at the finish of the march ho has to pitch camp, dnVw water, collect fuel, clean rifles, etc.,...
COUGH GENTLY. [Newspaper Article] — Trafalgar and Yarragon Times — 14 August 1914
COUGH GENTLY. Few people know how to cough pro perly. It never occurs to the ordin ary individual tlmt there Is a right way and a wrong way of doing it. Yet it Is a matter ot no small import ance. If every sigh means a drop of blood out of Hie heart, as people say, every cough means some greater or less proportion ot time knocked off one's life. Most people cough as loud ly and forcibly as they can. I3ut it Is rather costly noise, for the single reason that it tears and inflames the lungs. The lungs consist of an extra ordinary delicate sponge-like tissue, which sometimes gets inflamed and choked with phlegm. When we try to get rid of this substanco wo cough. But obviously, if we remove it vio lently, we must necessarily injure the delicate lung tissue. Therefore train yourself to cough as gently as pos sible.
WOMAN'S WORLD. WEAR BECOMING COLORS. [Newspaper Article] — Trafalgar and Yarragon Times — 14 August 1914
WOMAN'S WORLD. WEAR BECOMING COLORS. It Is not every woman who under stands tlio art and necessity of har monising colors. Sho Is apt to bo swayed too much by the decrees ol fashion when selecting shades for a new lint or dress, and the result, more often than not, is great contrasts, which accentuate Instead of hido de fects of the faco and figure. The woman who desires to look her best must select only thoso colors which will bo helpful to her. 'Women differ so much In form and coloring that eacli must bo a law unto her self. There is (ho fair and florid woman, the thin and sallow woman. Another type is neither stout nor thin, per haps, but colorless and faded, a strik ing contrast to the highly-colored dark woman, whoso pinla cheel'is liavo changed to a dull red. Taking the fair and florid, a typo generally inclined toward obesity, she may bo said to bo fairly safe if she will adopt dark colors or shades below the bust-line, and select those near her face with a view to bceomlngn...