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The Times. FRIDAY, AUG. 21st. [Newspaper Article] — Trafalgar and Yarragon Times — 21 August 1914
Spiwifia. FRIDAY, AUG. 2Ut. The painfully sudden death of Mrs MeLoan, wifn of Mr T. R. Mcljoan, of Trafalgar, which occured curly on Wed nesday morning lust, enmo as a shock to the community, as deceased appeared to bo in excellent health up to within 11 few days of her demise. The suddenness o the at'iiclc ball'led all medical skill. De ceased was in the prime of life and was of a particularly cheerful disposition. The remains were taken yesterday to Sale for intermont. and the keenest sym pathy is felt for Mr McLean and his lit tle son in their sad bereavement. The new Rifle range at Trafalgar, lias advanced another step. After various communications with tho Defence Department, the Race Club bis agreed to lease the requited pi to for six years, at £10 per year. We are informed by Mr Bennett, M.II.K. that the terms will bo accepted. A number of manly young fellows who were selected to accompany the expeditionary force, left Trafalgar for the encampment 011 Tuesday last. To-day the...
CHURCH SERVICES. SUNDAY NEXT [Newspaper Article] — Trafalgar and Yarragon Times — 21 August 1914
CHURCH SERVICES. SUNDAY NEXT Church of England services for Sunday next Aloe II, rrnfnlgnr 7 --Ilov G. W. BLON chard. Trafalgar 11, Yarragon 7-Stud ent; Hill End 11, Tanjil Stli il. Moo 7 Mr Fisher, CATHOLIC CIIUHOH Mass, Trnfnlgar 1), Yarrngon 10. Sunday next, Thorpdalo-Mass 9 Moo-Mass II Trafalgar-Bcncdiction 7 Presbyterian Cliurch Services Sunday Trafalgar 7, ?>!no 11, Yiimigon 7,wQ -Rev Colin Robertson. Mcihodist sorvices will be hold next Sunday a;, follows - Trafalgar 11 and 7, Student; Thorp dalo 7, Childors 11, Narracan If. Mitcholl. Moo 7 Alters, 1'rafalgn.- 8th. :i Student.
NARRACAN. [Newspaper Article] — Trafalgar and Yarragon Times — 21 August 1914
NARRACAN. Our Own Correspondent A plain and fancy diejis ball took place in the Mechanics' Institute on Friday evening last and proved as usual a ureat HUCCCSS. Tho event was held in connection with the Nar racan East Tenuis club. The hall was tastefully decanted with various coloured buntinc, plants and green ery, and with the different colors ol the dancers, presented a most attrac tive sight indeed. The energetic .secretary, of the dub (Mis* Laura Savige) and her assistants deserve all credit for their ell'orts. The dan cing was supervised by Mr George Auchterlonie who proved a capablc M.C. ; while the music was in the cnpable hands of Mr Will Moncur. The following is a list of those appearing in fancy costumes Miss D Robertson, Dolly Varden. Miss Forsyth, Nurse Miss Savige, Italian Girl Mias Laura Savige, Witch Miss Auchterlonie, Swiss Peasant Miss Webb, Silver Star Starch Miss Mann (Trafalgar) Powder and patches, Miss O. Mann, Spanish Dancer Miss G. Mann, Fortune Teller Miss Wh...
YARRAGON. [Newspaper Article] — Trafalgar and Yarragon Times — 21 August 1914
YARRAGON. From Our Own Vnrivsjumilcnl. After the usual meeting of the Yarragon branch of the A.N.A. a rifle shoot took place between the local branch of the I.O.R. and the A.N.A. Alter a very close contest the A.N.A. won by 10 points. At the conclusion of the shoot the l.O.K. were treated to supper by the A.N.A. at Mrs Keebles1 Coflfee palace. As it was a cold and wintry night, it is lit tie wondered that Mrs Keeble's tastefuly prepared supper was thoroughly appreciated by all before journeying: homeward. The syllabus item lor next meeting: is the chairman's competition for gold med al presented by Mr T. Young, and as there are a good number of en tries there should be a very close competition- Mr M. Davine of Warragul has again kindly consen ted to judge the competitions. Forty-one members of the local rifle club have been notified by the Defence Department to hold them selves in readiness for active service. Several local men have volunteered to go with the expeditionary force. El...
BACK FROM THE WILDS [Newspaper Article] — Trafalgar and Yarragon Times — 21 August 1914
BACK FROM THE WILDS Two sunbaked travellers in a mud splashed motor car returned to civila zation this weel&lt;. As soon as their car stopped in Martin-place, Sydney, a throng of many thousands greeted Frank lMrlles and Frank Hurley, who had returned from a three months tour through the wilds of Western Queensland and the Northern Terri tory. They covered 0000 miles, and had many adventures. Wowser, the mascut bulldog, who has been their faithlul companion over the long journey, growled for joy when ho saw the city people again. The car was decorated with aboriginal war weapons and trophies of sport. Mr. Hurley, who undertook the ? journey on behalf of the Australasian I Films Ltd., has returned with a won derful collection of pictures, not so much of the scenery of the unexplor ed north as of the manners and cus toms and strange ceremonies of tlio people, and ho has also accjuired a fund of information which will bo valuable to naturalists. "We had one exciting edventure," ...
NORTH RIDING ELECTION MR O'TOOLE AT TRAFALGAR. [Newspaper Article] — Trafalgar and Yarragon Times — 21 August 1914
NORTH RIDING ELECTION O'TOOLE AT TRAFALGAR. Mr O'Toolc, a candidate for the North Riding sent, addressed a meet ing of ratepayers in Trafalgar, on Wednesday last. There was a good attendance and the chair was occu pied by Or TCraniitan. Having ntp'iiiiwd the reasons in ducing him to become a candidate, one of the first questions dealt. with was one justifying the existence of the Main Roads Board. Arguments agailiBt the general utility of tho Board, wore literally torn to shreds. Ho stated that, the impression exist ing that the Board would not accept a grade under 1 in 20 on main roads, was erroneous. There was no fixed, grado but they endeavoured to get an enod a grade as possible. Mol"iirt~ were priyijig- in regis tration fees, licences and fines, £28,'.'Si), which is paid into the funds ol the Hoar.1, This would pay interest on halt a million of money,, no that they wero entitled to any benefits arising out of road construc lion. The Council Bhonld put more oil h'.'.o inducing t...
Federal Elections. POLLING DAY—SEPT. 5TH. (Representatives) [Candidates for Gippsland.] BENNETT, J. WISE, G. H. (Senate) [Newspaper Article] — Trafalgar and Yarragon Times — 21 August 1914
Federal Elections. POLLING DAY- SEPT. 5TH (Representatives) [Candidates for Gippsland.] BENNETT, J. WISE, G. H. (Senate) Six to be elected. (Liberal Candidates) COOK, James Hume EDGAR, William Haslam M AUGER, Samuel M'COLL, James Hiers M'LEAN, William Joseph TRENWITH, William Arthur (Labor Candidates) BARKER, Stephen. BARNES, JOHN BLAKEY, Albert Edward H. FINDLEY, Edward M'KISSOCK, Andrew Nelson RUSSELL, Edward John Electors who may be absent from their own subdivisions on Polling Day, can record their votes at any Polling Booth 011 making a declara tion before the officer in charge as follows:-"I have not been and shall not be to-day within the sub division for which I am enrolled un der, conditions which would permit of my voting at a polling place pre scribed for that subdivision. Mr G. H. Wise commences his electoral tour in this "circuit" on Monday next, when he will address meetings at Childers, Thorpdale South and Thorpdale, 011 Tuesday he visits Narracan East, Narracan, and ...
TRAFALGAR SOUTH. [Newspaper Article] — Trafalgar and Yarragon Times — 21 August 1914
TRAFALGAR SOUTH. From Our Own Correspondent The poultry industry is flourish ing here, most residents having in troduced pure bred males into their yards, in order to improve their flocks. Messrs Douglas and Hamp ton report a heavy yield of eggs dur ing the winter. As their chief var iety, as far as numbers go, is the White-leghorn, the old idea that this breed is purely a spring and summer layer is dispelled. While making egg production their first object, the above breeders, keen judges and experts' in the mating of their pens, showed by their record at the local show, that they have kept closely to type also. Thny will be able to put up very stiong pens in White-leghorns, having a choice from numbers of top notchers, which will be mated with cocks and cockerels from Mitchell. Bradley, Spotswood and Hall, the three latter breeders always being well up in the laying competitions. In black orpingtons they have a good pen of Poole hens mated with a Goudic Cockerel, the latter a winne...
FROM VARIOUS SOURCES. [Newspaper Article] — Trafalgar and Yarragon Times — 21 August 1914
.FROM VARIOUS SOURCES, j A Melbourne coroner onco made the sago remark* that on occasions people commit suicide by inadvertence, so to speak. lie was referring to the fool who looks down the muzzle of n gun and pulls the trigger to see if it works right, or the man who goes to see where a gas tank leaks with a lighted candle in his hand. The limit ought to have been reached long since, but a London man takes the cake, lie wanted to drown a dog, so he took the hapless animal and proceeded to a swiftly-running stream. On the way lu tilled his pockets with stones. When he came to the point of sacri fice bo had to descend some slippery r.tcps to the turbid v.aters, and, his feet, failing him, he slid into the water, whilst the do:; smiled on the steps. Ho might have struggled out but for th? stones in his pocket. The dog went home and reflected on the matter of narrow escapes. None bui the brave deserve the fair, and none but the brave can live with some of them. "Does Mr. Mining-r-ian ...
THORPDALE RIFLE CLUB Annual Trip. [Newspaper Article] — Trafalgar and Yarragon Times — 21 August 1914
THORPDALE RIFLE CLUB Annual Trip. The Thorpdale Rifle Club has juat recently returned from its annual trip. Tho itinerary included visitH to C^lac, Pomborneit, Camperdown, VVarrnambool, Hamilton, Ararat and Stawell. The team won more than half of the matches. This feat speaks voltimns for filch a small dis trict as Thnrpdale, especially as tin momhorp indnlge in v0ry little prac tice. Several matches were fired against Indy shootiats. In each case the latter put up a good fight. The Thorprlalu team nlso shot some roat chos on several minature ranges and gave a good account of themselves. In one case, the travelling team only beat tho ladies by ono point. It is customary, as most teams must know that travel on concassion tickcts, to have many arguments with various officious railway offic ials, concerning tho tickets. These officials generally possess tho impu dence of a Mirboo footballer. On this trip, however, special arrange meuts were made to dodge these annoying arguments. Thorp...
PATTERN FOR BOY'S TUNIC SUIT. [Newspaper Article] — Trafalgar and Yarragon Times — 21 August 1914
PATTERN FOR BOY'S TUNIC SUIT. What could look smarter on a little boy than tills tunic. It may bo made of navy serge and worn with white collar and smart tio and belt. If pre ferred, any color tweed may be used. A reliable paper pattern may be hart. It represents "Everylady's Journal" pattorn No. 40, cut In two alzos-for boys of 4 and C. This pattern may bo bought for nlneponco from local pattern agent, or will bo sent post free to any ad dress If nlneponco in stamps Is sent to Dept. C, "Everylady's Journal," 37U Swanston-Btroet, Melbourno. Stato number of pattern and slzo required. If a ponny stamp Is sent to above ad dress, a 48-page catalogue will be sent to any reader who writes, "Send frea catalogue."
TRAFALGAR I.O.R. [Newspaper Article] — Trafalgar and Yarragon Times — 21 August 1914
TRAFALGAR I.O.R. At the fortnightly meeting of the above branch, held oil July 25tli. tho following rcaolntiou was carried unanimously. \ "That in view of the imminent danger, as foreshadowed in rarious preaa notices, of an attempt being made to defraud the people of the democratic right of complete Local Option aB conferred by the Licen cing Act of I9O6, to come into oper ation in 1917, by substituting the continuence of the Licences Reduc tion Board. This Tent declares its conviction that reduction of licences in conjosted areas by a Board, can not bo accepted as a sudstitute for the democratic right of the people to doal with the wliolo question of lic encing in their own electorates and strongly protests againBt any such change." The picture show, conducted un> dor tho management of the Junior Tent of the l.O.R. came as u suprise to most of thoaa that attended, by the variety and genera! excellence of tho pictures shown- Thero was a splondid attendance and l>t*ycin&...
A REALLY BAD WEEK. [Newspaper Article] — Trafalgar and Yarragon Times — 21 August 1914
A REALTY BAD WEEK. The week had gloomily begun For William Brown, a poor man's Sun. lie \sas beset with bill and dun, And he had very little Mon. "This cash," said he. "won't pay my duns, I've nothing here but ones and Tues." A bright thought struck him, and he said, "The rich Miss Jenkins I will Wed." Hut when he paid his court to her She lisped, but firmly said, "No, Thur." "Alas," aaid he, "then I must die! I'm done! I'll drown, I'll burn. I'll Fri." They found his gloves and coat and hat The coroner upon them
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Trafalgar and Yarragon Times — 21 August 1914
Cfrwrfrcrfa/ff'f 759H Cablets MHVIWT KW»r!V ELECTION NOTICE. NARRACAN SHIRE COUNCIL. North Riding. TO THE RATEPAYERS. T ADIES AND GENTLEMEN, M-A As tbe Beat to whiob you did me the bouor of returning me us your Representative becomes vacant by effluxion of time, I beg to announce tbut I am again a Candidato for tbe position. I trust that my actions during the time I havo occupied cbo Beat have been such us to warrant a renewal of the confidence you have reposed in me ; and if again elected 1 will endeavour in tho future, as in the past, to faithfully couservo your inteiestsin the Shire-and the North Riding in particular. Trusting to receive your support and inlluenco, I remain, Ladies and Gentlemen, Yours, eto., W. J. SAVAGE. " Glenlea," 6/8/'14. FEDERAL ELECTIONS. GIPPSLAND SEAT. Mr. AL WISE WILL Address tlin Electors an under MONDAY, NEXT, August 24th- did ders, '2.80 ; Thorpdalc Sth, 4 a'clock ; Thorpdalo, 8 p.m. TUESDAY, Aug. 2fith-Nimac.m East, 1.80; Nnrraoau 8 o'clock; Trafalg...
OUT OF IT. [Newspaper Article] — Trafalgar and Yarragon Times — 21 August 1914
OUT OP IT. O, see the man! In utter gloom He leaves tlie gaily lighted room. He hears the sound of laughter gay. He has a look of dull dismay. While others wear a joyous grin As kindly sounds the ragtime din, He turns away and lots them prance, The man who never learned to dance. A man may study all the arts, May read the sea and sky by charts. May know the history of the law From Moses down to Harry Thaw. He may have treasure locked away And power other men to sway, But whero's the use. He stands no chance, The man who never learned to dance. Ten thousand Anglican Churchmen will hold a conference in London in September to discuss the probability of women entering the priesthood of the Church.-Cable news. Will ten thousand hands of welcome wait the entry to the church . Of the Rev'rend Marguerite or lsa 1 el? Or will down-trodden woman, left forlornly in the lurch, Yet another tale of sorrow have to tell? Can you tell me any reason why a woman should not trace For you and me and eve...
The Domestic Pet. [Newspaper Article] — Trafalgar and Yarragon Times — 21 August 1914
The Domestic Pet. The superintendent of a Sunday school was illustrating for tho chil dren the text, "Arise and take tho young child and his mother, and flee into Egypt." Showing them a largo picture, site asked: "Now, Isn't that Bplendid? Here is the mother, hero Is the young child, there's Egypt in tho distance." Tho children, however, looked din appointed, and finally ono llttlo bo;' piped out: "Please, teacher, wliere's tho flea?"
A Globe Trotter. [Newspaper Article] — Trafalgar and Yarragon Times — 21 August 1914
A Globe Trotter. A University professor who has greatly endeared himself to his stu dents on account of his goodhoarted ness, has one particular failure-ab sent-mindedness. Lately ho visited his married nephew, and, of course, had to listen to the younc wife's pralso of her firstborn. The gentleman felt that ho must say something to give the impression that he was Interested. "Can the dear little fellow, walk?" he inquired, quietly. 'Walk!" said thu mothor. "Why, he has been walking for flvo months!" "Dear mo!" exclaimed the professor, lapsing again Into abstraction, "what a long way he must have got."