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No Title [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 10 July 1914
The monthly meeting of the Orbost Shire council will be held to-day. Particulars of the ball and juvenile ball, to be held early next month in aid of the Orbost Hospital fund, will be found in our advertising columns. On Tuesday evening last a social w's held in connection with the Methodist Church. Games and competitions con stituted the evening's programme, which was well arranged by the young ladies of the congregation. After games, etc. had been indulged in supper was served, about 40 partaking. The proceedings terminated at about 10 o'clock, all thoroughly enjoying the evening. A similar function is to held next month, to be arranged by the gentlemen. The weather has been very cold and squally during the past few days, and we are not suprised to read that there have been falls of snow in many of the more elevated localities, A sum of money, amounting, it is believed, to over £1200, was stolen from the General Post Office, Mel bourne on Monday night, List week we reported the de...
KIMONOS FOR MEN. [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 10 July 1914
KIMONOS FOR MEN. The youthful (k)nut, having exhaus ted all the possibilities of purple socks low neck shirts, and other gear of ef feminate appearance, has now .urned his attention to kimonos, which have been so popular among the fair sex for some seasons. The latest sug gestions in the way of coats and over coats is of kimono origin, and before many months have passed, it is pre dicted they will be the most popular of garments says the "Tailor and Cut ter." They are not being introduc ed by Saville Row tailors, nor will they figure in the latest log of West End tailors. Some have been made up as an experiment by tailors who deal in novelties. They have attrac ted the attention of young men who like somehing out of the ordinary.
WORKER'S COMPENSATION ACT 1914 [VICTORIA] [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 10 July 1914
WORKER'S COMPENSATION ACT 1914 [VICTORIA] By the provisions of this Act, liabi lity of a very serious nature is imposed on all employers of labour-whether it be domestic, clerical or manual. Hitherto an employee has had certain rights of recovery of damages in respect of injuries received in his employer's service, through defective plant or through negligence of the employer or of persons in his service. Now; how ever, no care on the employer's part will be of avail, as the Bill provides that the employer will be responsible for all and every accident sustained by his em ployees during the course of their em ployment. YOI.R LIABILITY. 1. COotxS.tlIoN. The Compensation payable is: ACCIDENT SECTION. (a), 'In case of death--A sum rqual to three years' wages of the deceased or the sum of £200, whichever is greater, but not ex ceeding £500 in all. (b). Where death does not result from the injury-Half wages, not exceeding £1 10s per week until recovery, or until the sum of £500 has been ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 10 July 1914
' UDO YOU KNOW -THIS ?" Our representative, Mr Beck, will visit your district, and bring with him Samples of all that is Newest and Best in MEN'S and BOYS' CLOTHING and LADIES' TAILOR-MADE COSTUMES. Ho will be pleased to pay you a visit in your own home if you will drop him a line, C.o. HARRIS' CLUB HOTEL, ORBOST. LINCOLN, STUART & CO., PTY., LTD., FLINDERS ST., MELBOURNE. "The House for High Value.) HUGH WILLIAMS BEGS to announce that he has taken over the Undertaking Business formerly carried on by Mr James Flcydell and is prepared to conduct Funerals in any part of the district at reasonable ratce. All conveniences supplied on application. Inquiries may be made at Messis Drever mann and Co.'s, Ironmongers. T. J. McCOY, Undertaker, Wolseley Street, Orbost. Funerals Conducted in all parts of the district. Plain, Trimmed and Polished Collins. FIRST.CLASS HEABSE AND PLUMEBS Charges Moderate. a T -J. McCOY, who has 38 years' experi ence, knows what you require. G. H:. VICKERS,...
RAILWAY TIME TABLE TRAINS DEPART FOR MELBOURNE DAILY: [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 10 July 1914
RAILWAY: TIME TABLE -4----- ! TRAINS DEPART FOR MEL .. BOURNE DAILY: Sale, 7.40 a.m. Arrive at Flinders street 1.30 p.m. Bairnusdale, 2.15 p.m. Sale, 4.33 p.m. Arrive at Flinders street at 10.25 p.m. MONDAYS: Bairnsdale (via, MaIlca), 5.40 a.m., Arrive at Flinders-street 1.30 p.m. THURSDAYS and SATURDAYS: Bairnsdale, 5.40 a.m. Arrive at Flinders street 1.30 p.m. TRAINS :LEAVE MELBOURNE DAILY: . Flinders street 7.52 a.m. Arrive at Sale 1.26 p.m., Bairnsdale 3.25 p.m. Flinders street 4.30 p.m. Arrive at Sale 10.20 p.m. MONDAYS, WEDNESDAYS, FRIDAYS and SATURDAYS: Flinders street, 4.30 p.m. Arrive Bairnsdale 12.25 a.m.
MAIL ARRANGMENTS. MAILS CLOSE AT ORBOST FOR [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 10 July 1914
MAIL ARRANGMENTS. MAILS CLOSE AT ORBOST FOR Bonang, Bendoc, Delegat·, River, Tuesdays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. Murrungowar, Tuesday, 9a.m., Satur day, 8.30 a.m. Brodribb, Cabbage 'Tree, Bemin, Club Terrace, Combienbar, Genoa, Saturday, 2.30 p.m. Marlo, Saturday, 3 p.m. MAILS DUE AT ORBOST FROM Bonang, Bendoc, Delegate River, Tuesdays and Fridays, 6 p.m. Murrungowar, Monday, 2 p.m. Brodribb, Betum, Caun, Genoa, Thursday, 2 p.m.
A HIDEOUS TRAFFIC. WORN-OUT ENGLISH HORSES CONVERTED INTO FOOD. [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 10 July 1914
A' HIDEOUS TRAFFIC. WORN-OUT ENGLISH HORSES CONVERTED' INTO FOOD. Mr. Philip Gibbs, writing in the "Graphic" some years ago, described the via dolorosa of worn out English horses on their way to Belgian and Dutch slaughterhouses, and he made a strong appeal to Englishmen to stop this hideous traffic, which is undoubt edly a lark stain on Britain's fame as a humane nation. Since then many other appeals have been made for mercy for the poor animals, who, after years of faithful toil on English high ways and in English fields, are sold for a few pounds, shipped off to foreign parts, in fair weather or foul, and after horrible sufferings are killed and converted into butcher's meat for hu man consumption. But it is painful to know that in spite of Government action-which followed the outburst of popular indignhation-leading to more stringent inspection of exported ani mals, the traffic still continues on a large scale, and that the horrors. of it are scarcely diminished. Mr. Gibbs now c...
SOME CRICKET RECORDS. [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 10 July 1914
SOME CRICKET RECORDS. The distinction of having made the highest individual score in any first class match belongs to A.C. M'Laren, and has belonged io him since 1895, when he scored 424 runs for Lanca shire against Somerset at Taunton. During the season of 1901, C. B. Fry made no. fewer than 13 three figure scores-an achievement; never beaten, and only once equalled-name ly, by Tom Haywgrd in 1906. In that. same season, by the way, Hay ward amassed the record individual aggregate by scoring in all 3,518 runs. It was in 1906 again, that G. H'. Hirst performed the unique feat of scoring over. 2,000 runs, and taking over 200 wickets. A bowling achiev ment which is likely to take a bit of beating was accomplished by A. E. Trott in 1907 when playing in his own benefit match ,for Middlesex against Sussex. Not content with taking four wickets with consecutive balls, he then proceeded to perform the hat trick in the .saTne innings. Russia has a larger proportion of blind people than any ot...
FULL PANEL. [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 10 July 1914
FULL PANEL. The jurors filed into the jury box, and after all the 12 seats were filled there still remained one juror stand ing outside. "If the court :please,' said the clerk, "they have made a mistake and sent us 13 jurors instead of 12. What. do you want to do with this extra one?',' "What is your name?" asked the judge of the extra man. "Joseph .A. Braines," he replied. "Mr. Clerk," said the judge, "take this man back to the jury commission ers and tell them we don't need him, as we already have hese 12 men wi h out Braines."
HIS PROOF. [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 10 July 1914
HIS PROOF. Harry Lauder scored with a neat impromptu at a New York theatre. He had just finished his second song, and the audience was vehemen ly de manding more. Some of his Scotch admirers were calling out the names of the songs they wanted to hear. One enthusiastic young gentleman in a prominent seat was particularly in sistent. "I love a lassie; I love a lassie," he kept on shouting. The genial comedian looked him over shook -his head, and remarked grace ly-"No no, not you my son. If you did, you'd ha' fetched .her wi- you."
Melbourne Letter. [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 10 July 1914
I Melbourne Letter. Football is likely to fall into disre pute if the hooliganism tlihat has be come a regular adjunct to some of the weky games is not put down. Par tisan.sin runs higher each year, and a certain section in whom it. surges strongest are ready to allow it to carry them to any extreme. Of course, tihese form an insignificant percentage of the thousands who spend Saturday afternoops watching the play. But the respectable supporters of the game are likely to have much of their enthu slasm dispel:ed by the disgraceful scenes that have on too many occa sions this season marked the conclu sion of closely contested matches. The game is at high titlde of popularity, but it is always possible for it to lose c:ste. As was anticipated, the proposal to introduce boxing into the curriculum of the State schools has "raised Cain." Some of the mn:st scathing criticism tchat has probably ever been directed at Departmental heads, has found marks in the Chief Secretary, the 1.uMister a...
THE ULTIMATE HORROR. WAR WITH ATOMIC BOMBS. [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 10 July 1914
THE ULTIMATE HORROR. WAR WITH ATOMIC BOMBS. The "atomio bomb" is the ultimate horror which Mr. H. 'G. Wells has' imagined. In his story, "The World Set Free" he gives :he following des cription of its effects. - And now, under the shock of the atomic bombs, ihe - great masses of population, which had gathered into the enormous , dingy town centres of that period_.were dispossessed and sca\ttbred disastrously over the sur rounding rural areas. It was as if some brutal force grown impatiept. at last at man's blindness, had with delib erate inteniion of a rearrangement of population upon more wholesome lines shaken the world. The great indus trial regions, and the large ci-ies that had escaped the bombs were, because of their complete economical collapse, in almost as tragic a plight, as those that blazed, and the countryside was disordered by a mulitude of wander ing lawless strangers. In some parts of the world famine raged, and in many regions there was plague. ... It is a remarkabl...
THE VICTIM. [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 10 July 1914
THE VICTIM. The Irishman had had a serious ac cident, ard bhad been tlus led off to the hospital to be operated upon. As he lay on the bed he beckoned to the nurse and said weakly "I'll not be operated upon by that docthor. You must find another one." "Why?" remonstrated the nurse, he is one of ihe cleverest surgeons living.' "Maybe," was the reply, "but he has an unlucky-name. I heard him say his name is Doctor Kilpa.trick and, ye see, n'y name is Patrick."
TALE OF THE BUSH Melbourne, Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 10 July 1914
TALE OF THE BUSH Melbourne, Thursday. When working in the bush near Temora a young man named Chess worth had his leg broken. He crawled t6 his. tent and remained there for three dayswithout assistance. A horse came near but would not ap proach himl, upon which Chcssworth set a noosed rope and snared the horse by the leg. He managed to mount and rode several mile's to a doctor who found that mortificationl had set in in the injured limb.
CURED. [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 10 July 1914
CURED. "This," said the guide, who was piloting a bunch of tourists through a museum, as he uointed to a mmuumy, "was a high priest, the wisest man of his day. He lived to a great age." "Was his last illness fatal?" queried the wag of the bunch (there always is one). "Of course it was," answere 1 Ii' guide, with a look of pity aL the other. "That's queer," rejoined the wo, gish one. "His appearance woul'l seem to indicate that he was perr:a nently cured."
A MATTER OF GRAMMER. [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 10 July 1914
A MATTER OF GRlAMMER. "Look 'ere," said the publican, "you said if he didn't pay you would, so just 'and over the coin." "Wait a minute my friend," said the customer addressed. "I didn't say anything of the kind. Now just be good enough to repeat what I real ly did say." "You said 'Let 'im 'ave all 'e wants, landlord. If he refooses to pay, I will.' '' "Just so," remarked 'the customer, "If he refuses to pay, I will-refuse also, of course, I meant. Ah, I'm too old a bird to be had like that."