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Lilydale Express. FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 12, 1915. [Newspaper Article] — The Lilydale Express — 12 February 1915
--I FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 12.. 1915. 'At the Warburton police court on Saturday last, EdEward Adams was fined £1 17s Gd; with 2s 6d costs, for raanng to have his child vacci nated. 1M[r A. E. .Wison lIas' beon appoiln led 'lay .representative c of the Lily dai?e circuit to the -\Icihodist Confe rence, which opens in W\esley Church on the 25th inst. .On -Saturday, February 20, Messy, Stewart and 'WVood will offer by auction at, Yarrai Junction a pro perty containing- about two acres, with ,a brick d' ottage, etc., erected thereon.. _arilOlars arb 'fully set forth by advertisement in this issue. At the Lilydale police court on 'riday list (before 2Iessrs I- E. Itarrisor. a.nd T. W. Simpson, J.'sP) J. B. Cathcart secured an order for £9_13asd, wiith _s -costs,~gainst E.- T. Cornwall,' for goods sold and delivered-_.:. Dr '--L R. Daly, of I1iversdale Dr. o - - ".. -- Or D. ecad, Hawthorn. granasoii B. Daly, of Croydon, has secured an appointment in the Br;tish Army Medica.l Corps, and leaves...
UPPER YARRA SHIRE ENGINEER. QUESTION OF ATTENDANCE. IN SHIRE. PREVIOUS MOTION RESCINDED. [Newspaper Article] — The Lilydale Express — 12 February 1915
UPPER YARRA SHIRE ENGINEER. QUESTION OF ATTENDANSC,: S.IN SHIRE. PREVIOUS MOTION RESC1NI)El). At the lmceting of the Upi,pir Ya.rra Shire Council on Moonday, Cr Ewart moved that the resollitian passed previously, requesting the en. gincer to devote two days ,t week to the shire, be resciuded. It \was not, a, fair thing to ask this of Jlr Sambell. They were right int he, moiddle of large works for the Cou.. try lRoads Board, which lMr :uln. bell was supervising, and it wolu[t be a mistake to jeopardise this work. They were getting the work of tw,) men for £200 per year, and were receiving good value for their monet. M'r Sanmbell had reported on a larg~ iimuber of schemes for whlich ni) charge had been made, and Ihai; at all times done his best for thi1 council. He was sure Mhr Saimbell would not consent to the request, which lie contended was unreasoe,. able. lie would be preparoed to consider the appointment .of a reji. dent. engineer after the Coun.trv Roads Board work was coplhlet...
TURKEY AND THE WAR THE INVASION OF EGYPT. SOME INTERESTING SIDE-LIGHTS ON THE TURKISH ARMY. [Newspaper Article] — The Lilydale Express — 12 February 1915
TURKEY AND THE WAR THE INVASION OF EGYPT. SOME INTERESTING SIDE-LIGHTS ON THE TUIIKISH ARMY. Mr. J. M. Fawaz, B.A., of 1040 Drum mond street, Carlton, who writes from a first-hand knowledge of his subject, contributes some interesting details re specting the foe which menace the Suez Canal, and who are possibly to be the first to feel the quality of the Austra lian Forces. He writes: Now that Turkey has actually begun her mad attempt to invade Egypt, it is interesting to know something of the nature and quality of her resources. It is estimated that the whole of her strength in Syria is 100,000 soldiers. Part of this force (about 20,000) is to occupy Mt. Lebanon, and ward off any attempt by the Allies to occupy the Syrian Coast; and the other part (about S0,000) is to invade Egypt. That, how ever, is not a fixed division, because, realising the stupendous task she has entered upon, she is now withdrawing the Lebanon army, and is constantly adding to her invading strength which, howe...
TO SWEETEN THE BREATH. [Newspaper Article] — The Lilydale Express — 12 February 1915
TO: SWnEETENa THE BREATH.- To sweeten the breath take a course of Chamberlainfs Tablets.. They are invaluable for the relief and prevention of disorders of the stom ach raid liver, vhich cause bad breath. They stimulate the bowels to perform their work, thus cleans ing the system. By taking one of Chuamberlain's Tablets at regular in tervals. you will' never be troubled ivith ad -breath. Sold by J. Hutchinson, Lilydale; C.. -Hansen, MIillgrove;. Scott and Illon,, Yarra Glen;, SI H. Bradshaw :" . J. Dawborn, Healesville.
UPPER YARRA SHIRE COUNCIL. MONTHLY MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — The Lilydale Express — 12 February 1915
UPPER YARRA SHIRE, .: COUNCIL; ;MONTHLY MEETING. The ordinary monthl mcetin'g of the eliove council was held in the. Shire IHall, Yari?a Junction, on iMon Iday last. Present: Crs Blair (pre sident), Ewart, Lithgow ilIackley. BullWer, I'O`whan, M'Ilroy, Spiers, aind A.iken. . CORRESPONDENCE. From Postal department, ire late delivery- of telegraim; stating that; whilst regretting the occurrence, the department does not undertake to provide for the prompt delivery of telegrams at smill offices such -as Yaira Junction, where no messca gei- is emplo3ed.-Receiv.ed From same, stating that an in spector will shortly visit Yarra Juno tion in connectioni With tihe re quest for further postal .facilities.- Received. From Lands dcpartmen't, statinig thal the Isium of £10- has been voted for fencing or iniproving 7tlie recreation reserve at. Warburtoli, on. 'ondition tlhat a hlke.imoiuit is con-. tributed locally; also that £10. has bean 'voted .for, the river reserves at Warburton on the same -...
TURF TOPICS. [Newspaper Article] — The Lilydale Express — 12 February 1915
TURF TOPICS. - I-- (By "Flemington.") At one time it was hoped that the inter-State competition at the approach ing Autumn racing campaign would be well up to the average, but it is now plain that the invading army will be a comparatively small one this time. As however, it will include such talent as Mountain Knight, Woorak and Carlita "class" will not be lacking in the visiting team even if it is below the mark in more numbers. It is difficult to say why so many owners from other States have declined the Victorian trip this season. So far as the Sydney-siders are concerned the proximity of their own Autumn carni val may have something to do with it. Some very valuable prize-money is offered the April programme at Randwick, and this it seems has proved sufficient to keep nearly all the New South Wales owners and trainers at home this Autumn. Up to this writing, Woorak had not reached Flemington, but by- the time these lines are converted into type; the chestnut is likely to be safe...
CLOSE SEASON FOR WILD DUCK. [Newspaper Article] — The Lilydale Express — 12 February 1915
CLOSE SEASON FOR WILD DUCK. No great surprise has been created by the decision of the State Cabinet to adopt the recommendation of the Game and Fisheries Department to de clare the, whole of the year 1915 a close season for wild duck, but some irritation is being expressed by shoot ers that the determination was not ar rived at much earlier. The open sea son for wild duck usually commences on 11th February, and many sportsmen had completed their arrangements for the season, only to find that at prac tically the last minute, they will not be able to carry them out. Enquiries made long ago by the Game and Fish eries officers showed that wild duck and quail in Victoria were decreasing great ly, and having this knowledge, sports men are complaining that so much de lay should have been occasioned in an- nouncing the uroclamation. Mr F. Lewis, Acting Director of Game and Fisheries, stated to-day that the scarcity of water all over the State rendered a close season during the whole of 1915...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Lilydale Express — 12 February 1915
Nurse Freeman's Private Hospital 3BELLE VUE STREEr, LILYDALE. Specially Equipped Wards for S MIDWIFERY, MEDICAL AND SURGICAL CASES Midwifery Cases under ,the Special - Supervision of Nurse Freeman. KIo Infectious Diseases Taken.. ,EiRMS MODERATE, ON APPLI - DATION. La La Saddlery & Hlarness Depot WARBURTON. NOTICE. I beg to:intimate to the residents of Warburton and district that I have taken c ver the above business from Mrr .W. N. Thoem, land trust that by strict attention to ,the require ments of customers. Good Workman ship and Reasonable Charges, to merit a fair share of patronage. A. G. Cookson, SADDLE AND HARNESS MAKER. THE BEST IN THE WORLD Carton lib a Caronf to 5 1b Parcel INSIST ON LABELL PAC AGES Your wife.J won't know yo~u old..A? clothes if I athemup! Of course, you can order new rig outs from your Tailor instead; but all the same, I can, at a tenth of the cost, make your old clothes just as good as new. No matter how soiled they are when they've gone through m...
HAZELDENE. [Newspaper Article] — The Lilydale Express — 12 February 1915
HAZELDENE. From Our Own Correspondent. At: the request of the-School Cori juitteo, the ..-esidents met in 'the schoolroom on \\Vednesda.y evening; 3rd inst., to discuss ways and means of removinig logs from the school gromnd and fencing same. MIr C. A. Bead occupied the..chair. Afteii somne discussion, it Was unanimous lv decided to have a .working bee to cut up and remove the, logs,- and that a social be held on the 5th ;ust. when a collection 'would be taken up in aid of the school funds. The dance proved very enjoyable. Songs were (rendered by residents and visitors from Beenak, and us the . efreshments ' were kindly K pro vided by the ladies, and the music by 3Messrs S. Wilson and G. Errey, there were no expenses, so that the. amount collected all went to .help the school funds.
WONGA PARK. [Newspaper Article] — The Lilydale Express — 12 February 1915
WONGA PARK. (From Our Owin Correspondents) Things in general are t bit quiet in this district-t th Oe. present time. There has been a very gobod crop. of pears, but on account of the late winds falls have beea numerous, consequently prices have not ruled high, It has been decided, on account of the :scarcity of -fruit,: not to hold the usual show this year,, but other provisions are to ..be made to keep apage ,uwth the usual. Easter Monday gathering, Recruits.-ITwo more .young. men from Wonga Park have joined the ranks of the Expeditionary Force, viz.. Arthur Witton- -and Firank Ste plhenson. Together with' the'--other two (Jas. Murphy and Frank Sla. ter) this district is represent'ed bby four, and- it is hoped moe :nil lfol-. low their example. .
UNDERWEIGHT FISH. OFFENDERS BEFORE THE COURT FINES TOTAL £26. [Newspaper Article] — The Lilydale Express — 12 February 1915
UNDERWEIGHT FISH: OFFENDERS BEFORE fr~E :COURT FINES TOTAL £26., At the Warburton Police Court on Saturday, before Messrs S. J. Goldsmith. 1'.MI., and Jas. Stevens, t J.P., a number .of persons were pros ecuted for having fish under the minimum weight in their possession. Charles M1. Cliff, a. Government In spector of Fisheries, and Constable Kidd were the informants. Ir Jones, of the Crown Law department, pros ccuted. The cases were as fol lows: Francis J. Danaher, having in hii. possession three black fish under weight (from 2 to 2:ioz.). :Fin ed £2, with £1 Is. costs. John Fisher, five black fish. un derweight (from ii to 3 oz:). Fined £2. with £1 is costs. James Murdoch, five black fish underweight (from 1 to 21. oz.). Fined £2. 'with ;£1 Is costs. Henry E. Robertdon, three black fish aid one .English trout. -under weight. (trout 4 .oz.. and black fish 2 to 2. oz,). Fined £2, with £1 1s costs. Thomas Kiker, seven black fish underweight (1 to 2 oz.). Fined £2., with £1 Is costs. ...
THE TACTFUL GIRL. [Newspaper Article] — The Lilydale Express — 12 February 1915
THE TACTFUL GIRL. The tactful girl is welcomed every where. :-,She is usually successful in the home, in society and business, besides being a comforter in trouble and one who can enter heartily into another's heartiness. To be tactful one must be utterly free from self-consciousness and try to think only of the requirements of others. A ready listener is always welcomed in all grades of society, and the -tactful girl will patiently listen to the woes and ills of other people without letting them see how uninter esting they are to her, or, in return, repeating her own troubles. What good can it do any one to di vulge a family secret or failing? A tactful girl will find no interest in this kind of conversation, and will intro duee a more pleasant topic. She can always keep a quiet tongue in her head when necessary, and will hesitate to spread unkind gossip. When in company of the opposite sex, a girl will show her tactfulness by the interest which she takes in the likes and dislikes ...
THE SERENE PIG. [Newspaper Article] — The Lilydale Express — 12 February 1915
THE SERENE PIG. It is with distinct pleasure that we pen a tribute to the meek and lowly pig, author of our breakfast bacon (says the "National Provisioner"). We have felt for some time that this philosopher-for the pig must be a philosopher to endure the slings and slurs of thoughtless man-was not re ceiving his due in the public press. Poets have sung the praises of the meditative cow. The horse, noblest of steeds, has been portrayed upon a million canvasses, and found a place in epic and in psalm. The hen has been recommended to take the place of the eagle upon our "far-flung ban ners," but until this time, no one has come forward with a truly worthy en - conium upon the pig. Well, here it is--a tribute to an un complaining fellow that seeks no fav ors save the privilege of plodding with his face fastened upon the ground. Consider for a moment the pig. The pig is Nature's sedative. He is the antithises of excitement and the antidote of worry. When frayed nerves cry out in protest...
THE DAY. [Newspaper Article] — The Lilydale Express — 12 February 1915
THE DAY. You boasted the Day, and you toasted the Day, And now the Day has come, Blasphemer, braggart, and coward all, Little you reek of the numbing ball, The blasting Shell or the "white arm's" fall, As they speed poor humans home. You spied for the Day, and you lied for the Day, And woke the Day's red spleen,. Monster who asked God's aid Divine, Then strewed His seas with the ghastly mine; Not all the waters of the Rhine Can wash thy foul hands clean. You dreamed for the Day, and you schemed for- the Day Watch how the Day will go, (Slayer of age, and youth and prime. (Defeneoeless slain for never a crime), Thou are steeped in blood as a hog in slime, False friend and cowardly foe. You have sown for the Day, you have .grown for the Day, Yours. is the harvest red, Can you hear the groans and the awful cries, Can you see the heap of the slain that liesd And sightless turned to the flame-split skies The glassy eyes of the dead. You have wronged for the Day, you have longed for the Da...
LILYDALE POST OFFICE. [Newspaper Article] — The Lilydale Express — 12 February 1915
LILYDALE -POST OFFICE. Mails close as below: Melbourne, 7.20 a.m., 11.20 am., 8' p.m. daily. Moneyorders-9 till 4. Mooroolbark, Ringwood, 7.20 a.m. daily. CroydOn, 8 p.m". daily. Healesville, i ra Glen, Cold stream, 8.30 a.rr daily. Warburton, Y; ra Junction, Laun ching Place, W ri Yallock, Wan din Yallock, Wa- lin North, Seville, 8.30 a.m. daily. The -box at the Railway Station is cleared daily previous to trains leaving for Melbourne. Late fee charged. Clearances for local deliverymade at 7.20 a.m. daily. Money Order Office closes at 12 noon on Saturdays. Every other day open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Parcels Post Mails and Registered Mails close at 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. MWTARBURTON MAILS. Mails .:lose for Melbourne at 3.15 p.m. and 8 p;m. daily.", Lilydale, 3.15 p.m. daily. Received from Melbourne and Lily dale at 11.45 a.m. and 8.15 p.m. iaily. Mails close for M'Mahon's Creek ,nd Walsh's Creek at 11.15; a.m. on 11ondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.
Local Information PENNY POSTAGE. [Newspaper Article] — The Lilydale Express — 12 February 1915
Looal Information PENNY POSTAGE. The new postal rates, including the penny postage on letters, came into force on Monday, May 1st, 1911. The reduced rates are as fol. low: THROUGHOUT THE COMMON WEALTH AND PAPUA. Letters, Id per aoz. Letter Cards, single, Id each. Do. reply,. ld each half. - Post Cards, -single, Id each. Do. reply,- 1d each half. Printed Papers,; 0d per 2oz. Books, printed-Outside Australia, 0Z per 4oz:.; in Australia, Old'-per , agazines-Printed -in Australia, 0Od per 8oz.; outside Australia, 0ld per, 4oz. - "Hansard," Od per 12oz: Commercial papers, patterns, sam ples and merchandise, Id per 2oz. OVERSEA DOMINIONS. Letters from. the Commonwealth to the United Kingdom, oveisea do minions, British colonies .and pro tectorates, except the New Hebrides, ld per joz. NEW ZEALAND AND THE ISLANDS. The rates of New Zealand, .Fiji, aiid British Solomon Islands are: Letters, Id per loz. Post Cards,' single, Id. Do. reply, ld each half. Letter Cards, single, Id. -Do. reply, Id...
FOR WOMEN [Newspaper Article] — The Lilydale Express — 12 February 1915
FOR WOMEN During the past few months (says the "Daily Chronicle") women in in creasing numbers have been practising rifle ahooting. There have always been a few enthusiasts who have been -among the most faithful members at both the outside ranges in summer, and the. inside ones in winter, but various causes have conspired to ren der the sex in general apathetic in the matter. One of these has undoubtedly been the difficulty of learning. Most of the covered ranges are in towns, and as they have been got up by men for . their own instruction and amusement, women members are not included. For instance, in London, only two or three clubs admit women, and then they are only allowed to shoot on special days. In consequence they have not been given many opportunities to compete in matches, as the opposing team in all probability could not provide competi tion of their own sex to shoot against them. Thus their prowess has -not been encouraged by ambition, and -the desire to excel. Now, howe...
OF RURAL INTEREST [Newspaper Article] — The Lilydale Express — 12 February 1915
OF RURAL INTEREST (By "Rusticus.") The wheat market nowadays is in a ondition that providcs 1penty of men al exercise for those who attempt to olloes its vagaries. Owing to an al iost complete absence of supplies, ope ations in wheat during last week re resented an insignificant total quan itv, and the market was without ani ation throughout. Direct in the coun r there were transactions covering e.eral hundredls of bags, on the basis f the rates quoted in the city, the lat er receiving sonfirmation in the sales, bhich were effected at public auction. he a11nouncCeiment that the Government ad made arrangements for the im ortation of only -1,000,000 bushels of rain, welco?me as it was, especially to lour millers, afforded no immediate re ef to the local situation, and the dilli ulito of buyers was not diminished in he least. So keen has been the de mand for lots suitable for seed that holders have been able to exact almost any terms, and even for faulty samples there have been eager p...
COURTS OF PETTY SESSIONS. [Newspaper Article] — The Lilydale Express — 12 February 1915
\COURTS OE PETTY SESSIONS. Healesville.-Every Thursday, at 10 a.m. Lilydale.-Every Friday, at 9.30 Warburton.--Fvery Saturday, at S30 a.m. Clerk of Courts.-Mr T. B. Wade. Police Magistrates.-Dr. R. H. Cole and Mr H. Morrison. SDistrict Justices.-F. B. Lithgow, Coldstreamn; R. H. Henty, Wonga Park • - and Dr. A. E. Syme, Lilydale; J. Rouget, Wandin; J. Wallace, Seville; M. O. Bridger, Croydon; C. Bath, Yarra Glen; N. Ellis, Dixon's Creek; W. Privett and .W. Jolliffffe, Healesville; H. Ewart, *Hoddle's Creek; J. Lithgow and E. ;A. Story, Warburton; J. H. Thomp son, M.A., Silvan; A. G. Buller, West Warburton; Jas. Hunter, Bee nak,; T. W. Simpson, W. A.-Whar ington; A. E. T. Payne Lilydale; Richard B. Kelly, Croydon; David Blair, Hazeldene.