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The Bippslanoer. THURSDAY, NOV. 19. [Newspaper Article] — Gippslander and Mirboo Times — 19 November 1914
,£be &lt;S!pp0lan£>et\ THURSDAY, NOV. 19. The annual meeting of the local branq^i A.N.A. takes place on Monday night next. Members are particularly requested to attend, as Mr Davine, a member of the Board of Directors, will be present, o " o o Mr G. Wise,, member for Gippsland, has received the following communica lion from tlie Acting'DepuSy Postmas ter General:—With reference to your enquiries in ccnncction'with the pro posed erection of a telephone line be tween. MirbooNortlv and Mardan South (M.'Kinnon's), I beg to inform you that instructions have been issued that the erection of the line is to be expedited^asmiicbas possible. Offers for*the>supply.: of. poles will be invited locally on an early date." Tenders for the'supply of poles are being called for in this issue. o o o Miss Kempton, of Mii bjo East, had a sensational experience on Wednes day evening last week, when fhe wasfyitten oh (he ankle by a small snaFf?. It apDears that the yxrnng laclv was standing o...
Men and Lads for Farm Work. [Newspaper Article] — Gippslander and Mirboo Times — 19 November 1914
Men and Lads for Farm Work. The s.s. "Indrapura,"' which is due to arrive in Melbourne about the 23rd November, is bringing to Vic toria' from Great Britain a number of men and lads who will be avail able for employment on) farms or in other country work immediately up on arrival. The party includes 59 men and 10S lads, and the Immigra tion Bureau of 555, Flinders Street, Melbourne is now receiv.ng applica tions from farmers or other country employers who may be requiring labor, and will be glad to have early advice of any openings available. The men are t-xprrienced in farm work and a few of them, who are married, will be available for engage ment with their wives as married couple?.
Sloyd Boys Make Splints [Newspaper Article] — Gippslander and Mirboo Times — 19 November 1914
Sloyd Boys Make Splints Oa it being made known to the Education Department that the Ambu lance Corps of the Expeditionary Force required sets of splints to be used at the front, the executive of the Patriotic League immediately obtained a com plete set of splints from the principal medical officer at the barracks. Work ing drawings were made at the Mel bourne High School (Mr J. Mocking, B.A., principal), and sent to experts in charge of A sloyd centres. The boys are now turning out thousands of splints. In another centre bandage rollers were made by the bo_\s, and in others strips of calico (returned from the warehouses, where cholera belts were cut nut) are being rolled by future soldiers for horse bandages. Every thing finally passes through ihe hands of Mr John Hyatt, who introduced the sloyd system into Victoria, and who has gained expert knowledge in this matter in various parts of the world.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Gippslander and Mirboo Times — 19 November 1914
I'CARTIS AID CO. Sheep and Cattle Salesmen, Land Financial Agents, &c., LEONG-ATHA, . Beg to thank their clients through out the district for the large snnport accorded to them daring the past 12 months, andfeelassured that Oy giving stric ( attention to business as hitherto, and prompt settlemenis they iviii receive a continuance of their patronage. O.'tr Sex t w i ] ] t r. k c pi a co on THURSDAY, NO VEER 26, 1914, Bullocks • Steers Cows Hcifc-rs • : . . Poddies.&c. All stock sold by us will be paid for ON DAY OF SALE J. S. PIfil & SMS Cattle, Sheep, Laud & Pure Stock Salesmen. MELBOURNE, WADONGA, AND LEONGATHA. Hold- the oldest connection with Gippsland, dating back to 1862. FTpHF Firm s New Yards at Leon~ """jL gatha are the MOST EXTENr SI YE complete, and Up-to-date Private Stock Yards in Gippsland. The Leongatha branch is under the management of Mr EDWARD BEGG, who is at all times kept in close touch with Melbourne market prospects, and will be ...
The Lata Mr. M'Kinnon [Newspaper Article] — Gippslander and Mirboo Times — 19 November 1914
The Lata Mr. M'Kinnon As announced in a recent issue, the death took place on 3rd inst. of Mr .Alexander M'Kinnon", of • Mardan South, at a'ripe old age of 81 years. The remains were interred at Mirboo North beside those of his wife (who died at Mirboo North 29 years ago). The deceased, who -was one of the earliest Mardan pioneers, was born in the Isle of Syke, Scotland, and came to Victoria some 65 years ago, setting in the Ballan district. There he was a contractor, and all but one of his large family was born in that locality. He selected at Mardan South 32 years ago, and came in with Messrs Smith, Millar, Coulter, Wilson and Steele, when there was only a pack track from Mirboo and the land was covered by a dense forest of timber and scrub. He saw this changed to finely grassed and fertile tracts of country, which has gained such a wide reputation. Nearly the whole of the population of the district are nephews or nieces of the deceased, whose family of seven sons and six daughter...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Gippslander and Mirboo Times — 19 November 1914
DYSENTERY CHECKED. ; "My little daughter when 14 months old was'very .ill with. dysentery,", says Mr Wm. F. Long, "Rosa.Villa," Camden Street, New tori, N.S.W. "My wife was told of Chamber lain's Colic and Diarrhoea Remedy and I got. a bottle at one ;. We gave it to the child as. directed and after six doses the dysentry left her; her appetite returned and she had all the energy of a healthy child." Sold by Bueilaud- Bros.
"Killarney." [Newspaper Article] — Gippslander and Mirboo Times — 19 November 1914
" Killarney." Oa Thursday night last the Conrad Power Dramatic Company staged in. the local hall the play entitled "Kil larney." Although St.Leon's circus took about £G0 two nights previous, there was a £15 house. The enter tainment was a splendid one, and was highly appreciated by the large audi ence. We hear the Companyjintends visiting hero again shortly, when they should be assured of a crowded house. The singing of Mr Conrad Power was exceptionally good.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Gippslander and Mirboo Times — 19 November 1914
TRIED A SAMPLE. "Some years ago I was subject to "bilious ness from which I could get no relief," says Mr W. G. Miller, Grocer, Lindfield, N.S.W. "I w«s given a sample ot Chamberlain's Tablets and a fe.v hours after taking them all trace of biliousness was completely gone. Whenever there has been a recurrence of the troHble I have got immediate relief from Chamberlain's Tablets." Sold by Buckland Bro3.
BRIGHT AND GLADSTONE. [Newspaper Article] — Gippslander and Mirboo Times — 26 November 1914
BRIGHT AND GLADSTONE. It is not always an easy matter for a man of strong convictions and na tive force of character to see and re spect another's point of view. Wil liam E. Gladstone and John Bright were two of the strongest men that the last century produced, yet an an ecdote from "The Life and Work, of Frank. Holl," by Mr. A. M. Reynolds, shows that these great men were quite unable—on one • occasion, at least—to see more than one side of a question. Soon after the break between Bright and Gladstone that followed a difference of opinion concerning the Government's foreign policy, the ar tist Holl was engaged to paint the portrait of Mr. Bright. He inciden tally mentioned that he was about to paint a portrait of Mr. Gladstone also. "It must be a very painful thing for you, Mr. Bright," he hazarded, "that after all these years you should have found cause to sever your friendly relations .with Mr. Gladstone." "Indeed it is," replied Bright, with a sigh. "To think that after we have ...
German Treatment of Prisoners. [Newspaper Article] — Gippslander and Mirboo Times — 26 November 1914
German Treatment of Prisoners. Captain J. J. Tulloch, "Tymeric," in the course of liis report as to the sinking of his ship iby the "Emden," said: "The Chinese on board did the &lt;washing. and had plenty to do. The men's 'whites' seemed pretty dirty.. We were given. 'Sunlight' Soap to wash with—evidently some of the stuff they captured from one of the boats sunk in the Bay of Bengal." The giving of "Sunlight" soap to prisoners is good treatment. The Germans could not give them a bet ter soap for the purpose. "Answer me, Lily," he said in a moment of passion, "I can bear the suspense no longer." "Answer him, Lily," echoed her father, who was in the hall, thinking of the coal and gas bills, "I can't bear the expense much longer."
Taking a Chance, Too. [Newspaper Article] — Gippslander and Mirboo Times — 26 November 1914
Taking a Chance, Too. Being told he would have to be op erated on, the man demurred, saying he couldn't afford it. "You're insured, aren't you?" asked the doctor. "Yes," was the reply; "but I won't get that money unless 1 die." "Neither will I," said the doctor. "So we're iboth taking chances." A woman does not resent selfish or even brutal treatment from the man she loves as she resents cold or slight ing words. Messrs. Stone and Co., meat sales men, Metropolitan Meat Market, Mel bourne, report that prices have been ruling high. During the week ending November 17 they obtained up to 6%d. per lb. for porkers (prime small) and for prime large (80 to lOOlbs.), 5d. to 6d.; for best calves to 3d. per lb., and medium d. per lb.; veal went to 3d. per lb., and medium quality slightly lower. Beef, prime 'bodies, per 100 lbs., to 33/-, medium to 30/- Lambs, prime to 14/6 each. Sheep, prime, to 3^6.. per lb. These prices -were obtained for consign ments mainly from country consign ors. Owing ...
A MODERN POLONIUS. [Newspaper Article] — Gippslander and Mirboo Times — 26 November 1914
A MODERN POLONIUS. My son, you're about to go away, so take with yon The -wise advice of one who knows the world, And iby my teaching profit; ' I know the world, t>oy, and don't think much of it. Never a iborrower or a lender be, Although from choice, the former cer tainly. If in a scrape, or in the wrong de clare it, Never attempt to justify it—square it Learn to say "No" to most things, seldom "Yes." If you should see a female in distress, Remember the advice of your sage sire; ■ Call the police and gracefully retire. Then, as the apparel oft proclaims the man, Well, do as many tailors as you can; In short, if your attention pay, to all I tell, You'll find you'll get on very -well.
CIRCUMSTANTIAL EVIDENCE. A Dangerous Wager. [Newspaper Article] — Gippslander and Mirboo Times — 26 November 1914
CIRCUMSTANTIAL EVIDENCE. A Dangerous Wager. A thrilling story o£ circumstantial I evidence which might have had tra gical results, was told toy a writer in a magazine. Some time ago (he said) I attended the superior court of . A case of murder was tried. The evidence disclosed that the de ceased and the prisoner had Ibeen drinking together and had quarrel led; that the prisoner had struck the deceased; that he had sworn he ■would be the death of him; that through the intercession of the by standers a patched-up reconciliation had taken place, willingly on the part of the deceased, doggedly by the ac cused; that the deceased had started to go home toy his usual route, and that the prisoner had immediately followed him, although his home was in a contrary direction; that sounds of strife were heard shortly after; that the deceased had never again been heard of; that, suspicions hav ing fallen upon the prisoner, his steps upon the night of the difficulty had ibeen traced; that marks of...
NEVER SAY DIE! [Newspaper Article] — Gippslander and Mirboo Times — 26 November 1914
NEVER SAY DIE! When the outlook is blackest and troubles are nigh, And everything seems going wrong, You must square up your shoulders and never say die! Keep manfully struggling along. There's no lane so long but a turn ing is near, If only to find it you'll try; Keep a stout heart, a brave heart, a conscience that's clear. And never, no, never, say die! The calmest of weather oft follows the rough, So never give way to despair; 'Tis the man who is steadfast can stand a rebuff, Who quickest to sunshine will fare.. There's no use in whining; keep steady and true When darkness all round you descry; If you want to win thro' to the sheen and the blue, You must never, no, never, say die! If worries should come—and you're sure to have some!— You must ibravely them try to sur mount; Right valiantly face them whenever they come; On the goddess of chance never count. Give a hand to your fellows who're caught in the storm, And never your manhood belie; In your works and your actions, "whate'...
War Pictures. [Newspaper Article] — Gippslander and Mirboo Times — 26 November 1914
War Pictures. To the public of Mirboo North, Wiljiara H. Moore has much pleasure in presenting before you one of the finest picture programmes ever seen in your town, and to comply with the national feeling I have secured the very latest War Pictures, including Fighting ships of all Nations. The French Fleet, The British Navy, and a great Battle Picture, "A Daughter of the Confederacy," featuring Gene. Gauntier as the Girl Spy. War in its gruesome reality. Depicted by Awe inspiring Battle Scenes, also some very fine Comics, Melbourne Cup, 1914, Dramas, etc. One of the most promin ent of Melbourne Illustrated Patriotic Singers is undoubtedly Mr Arthur Petersoii, who is now touring with William H. Moore's Company and will make his first appearance in your town to-night.
THE "DAY OF REST" AND EFFICIENCY. [Newspaper Article] — Gippslander and Mirboo Times — 26 November 1914
THE "DAY OF REST" AND EFFICIENCY, The refreshing influence of the weekly "day of rest" on a person sub jected to the strenuous routine of a •busy. life is a feature -which he him self can" duly appreciate in the effects on his "feelings" and "spirits." The efficiency of the working-man, the length of the working day, the inter jection of pauses for rest in the sche dule of latior for persons of different ages and stations in life—questions of this sort are constantly arising for solution on a scientific ibasis. Not only in the field of manual labor, tout also in the case of the school child, the office-boy, the factory-girl, the banker and the merchant, efficiency is the keynote of the times. In view of this (says "The Jour nal of the American Medical Associ ation") it is of more than passing in terest to know that Dr. Martin and some of his associates in the Labora tory of Physiology at the Harvard Medical School, have been making careful study of the whole question of fatigue and ...
The Punchinellos. [Newspaper Article] — Gippslander and Mirboo Times — 26 November 1914
The Punchinellos. The I'unchinellos Costume Com edy. and Concert Company intend to pay a return visit to .Mirboo Nth. on Monday next, November 30th, the. performance is timed to start at 8 o'clock sharp. The last time this company were in Mirboo they pre sented a tip-top program and a large nnmberof residents weredisappoint ed at being unable to attend. How ever they will once again have the opportunity: hearing this first class company. The program they will render on this occasion is some thing out of the ordinary and lovers of good music should not fail to attend.
CHAPTER VIII. After Six Years. [Newspaper Article] — Gippslander and Mirboo Times — 26 November 1914
CHAPTER VIII. After Six Years. "It is really very good to be home again," said Lady Owen, as she and Sydney sat over a small, cheerful fire in the great double drawing-room on the night of their arrival from Rome. "Yes, indeed," answered Sydney, stroking the black cat that, with- the calm, superior assurance thatVis the I special prerogative of cats, bad jump ed on her knee. ''After six years of hotels and furnished houses belong ing to other people, nice as they have been, it is lovely to foe in a real home again. Somehow our very houses seem more adapted to looking and feeling 'homey' than those in any other country in the world. I suppose it is our cheerful coal fires." "To a certain extent, of course, it is," said Lady Owen; "but that would not account for it in the sum mer. No, I think it is some special quality in Englishwomen that makes them essentially 'home-makers.' I see Martha has remembered my pecu liarity for liking every corner filled with flowers when I have been away...