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Failure. A [?] [Newspaper Article] — Foster Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 15 April 1915
Pitli'.UV. W'1 &lt;',i" ulu''1' rlll'a! , , **'VtV.'.V" l.-iii'-ui;- ' M.uular.! Willi U"'1' " t!:ry iijiu:; i'v,\ , lint, their hs.elis mo " l,ta t "U blow 1 >'' , ,,,u.v a,.. r:,ii.iiv.. tl.■&lt;>:iii'&lt;1 to dr."'.'. ■ J -i!I liil- it In"' u. : i'ln-i i \ i;-. *«»• -!"• 0 l!':U 1 ■ '."a ., ictiiiir iilv &lt;>f ;i"'" ls 1!•!•( [cauir«. I'01' 1vy nhcic KUhn-.K hiipp.-ii.-^-.-nu.i 1 hamior.u:! regularly. ... ' 'o\v,-nil m-w. l!1 cl"' V0, m,'sl.|v dlscusscd li'.o supposititious , ,s ,ij|,l haunts nl ! N'1 ii'i-nl ^ loivdy calf, probably tl,c 1,11.^0 nl" or life. ii''. much as ae,t..f | ■ ioo^'of'^oiuoiuAi midr ""'''■..vl.'rrii;' Stephen Si ro il y:, . ; v',-1 i>ossessln;&lt; ii punch. from hi, r-l;U "«"> 01 And' since U'.'i nanio v.a ' lt.> was not Mniiu;; 1;^ v"'"'' 11 ".j1'1';' KilUni; dovn !l hntenway 'I've,licnces, "01 I" wiV. peril*. And ,1,',' doctor.! marvelled Willi III llmm 'eivos nn.cl.ly when they oame overhaul i't...
Fish Creek Mechanics'. [Newspaper Article] — Foster Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 15 April 1915
Fish Creek Mechanics'. The! usual mcuUily meeHnf; of Mum Fi:.!i Creek MochaniOi,' co:11m!I * • •] wi'.s held last Uirtini'Vi;. April 1 |i Mi, la i he 1 umI i! u ie. .'-i ( I-:. Clark orcit|ii&lt; i! (ho chair. (."! ' . ;&lt;((«. ii• Iiii;; u ere Alussrs M. B. 1. 1 ley, I'. \\\ &lt; (dwell, .J. C. I'.ivlt . , . . \V. l.f.wiy, I., 1:i.iiT. Byn.'.n, a; d Mi,' , (Mr. 'I'. I). Croily). The minutes of the pi-'ivious hh'-.-l in'.; having been read and eontinm d, Iht' folloivi.'.t: accounts were for payment: (.'i'.ivtal^.r'.; salary, £a; Mr, M. Krv"r, A I I -ill; .siimirlc.s, total, .V't; I-Is -111. I tisctt rsive discussion developed re;;ardin,\' (tic advisaldcpess or other wise of nii'.liiiiK :i chariry Mil' ii;■ 11, when Mi.' institute croekeiy ••varo \v:i.;i utilised Imt'.ii >• I!! o'clock by 1 &lt; > (■;,! per.-on,"., 1 act in.'-', on bvihalt'] of local clubs, wlii) liool;"il tin.' Mechanic.;' I>11!)i!ini: lor ;l lull iiU1.lit, but who (li'ciilc...
VARRAM STOCK MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Foster Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 15 April 1915
VAUKAM STOCK. ftlAKlUOT. I Mo:wn> Swtvnoy Bros. and Connor ! roport. ;t!', folliiivn:-- (lood yarding at Yarram on Friday, and lair proiior lion Hold. Prico.M for fal.-i wore very Kood, illore calllo worn little oaider. Wo noli! an follows:-- cowii .til, .C'J .11):;. .CS .Ik, £7 1-1» and £7 1m; fat HuUoo.ltii (small) at £K 10t> and .CH l>!;, fat bolfrrs £5 -Is, forward con ditioned (;;ood framed) rows ,C-t 17m ami AM 5s, slai; 15ii, bull ,tt> His, poddies IKs (!d and lis, fat lamb;: 21a (id, forward eondUlonoil lamba 1 iid and I I ii, fal. itwos l!is lor, storo Ills, il-1 h, I8i! and Ids Gd. Through out. Alberton oilli'o wo lmv« soul live (melts of catllo, ono of sheep and ono of yigH.
MOUNT BEST PICNIC. [Newspaper Article] — Foster Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 15 April 1915
iViOUNT^BEST PlGNic7 The annual pii-si'.- v,;!s j,,.,, Mount Boh I &lt;iu Ka ilvi- M«a«V;>y J,*,5 v&lt;lry fuvor;ilili> rimiliiim,/' Will iifopli; utr.ti .1 us, i„ M ■' li.M-u, ami I'.ls.o vi.iiiuv •(Voilf.il, W'i-iii and oiii-r I'i'.l'' 'I'll'.' commitl"- t*!nl ji.lui ; . (_•>,1,"' Tv ite, y.ihr. aipl llviuKj1;,'' ' had e ve ry t Ii i nready iVl , iv.. crowd. ' After ' ?!': mid-day isji.,,1 a 'j JOll I'il lilfii t Was Iliad,: y*' McCracken's rly, r"'' ' .: i.tnl v. ore itidnlj'eil in ••u'urly I'V.-ry child a** or my. Mr. \V. 11a;icU donated :i cas" i.l" apple- v.'hli'!!, to say, \vi(i» much A concert was h.-lil ju ,•_ hall a'. .'ilf.hl, when u1L> j lowing excellent ih-ii:.',v;u-.v.-.io », rendered to a \ fry anir- i &lt; ■ i a t i ('&lt;• audience; — Civi'rtine, Snmmrtr.; ron;;, '"Iu'Hu,tI ' Moments," Mis;; Mmain; 01',' " 1511 i; k tin- News to .MoiIhi','' \|, "-'V'-. Johnson, encore nit nili.-r, "W'lir IIif Turns tin- divan liluc |* Cold...
Toora Progress Association CORRESPONDENCE. [Newspaper Article] — Foster Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 15 April 1915
loom Progress Assoc! at ion .... . . .. _ ('(nnaisi'oN'DKNci:, A letter wns load Uy this secretary: (.Mr llocher) from the Secretary for Ha hvnys stilling I hat thu ([iir.sti'jn oE imyioving the stock yards and tho opening of Iliu nrw load into tlm yaids from tho (iiiji road was beinjj inquired into. b'rom Country I toads Hoard, in re ply to letter i i'ijiK stiny that tlm mem bers of this Hoard visit 'loom and in spect the Creamery Vulloy road before work was commenced. Tlm letter stated that us soon as tlm plans of tho proposed roads were complete tlio Hoard would grant thu request. From tho Slum Council on mutters relating to tho water supply scheme. I l'Youi tlm secretary of the I'Yjjer ated Progress Associations torwiuding information concerning the method of tree planting in the town. stuki*r rum: planting. After discussing the lei lei in regard to this matter Messrs V. K. Lawrence, I'. I lougherty and I1'. \Y. Lawrence I wei e a p|KiinIri| a stth coimuil tee to go I fully into...
Not Guilty. [Newspaper Article] — Foster Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 15 April 1915
Not Guilty. The teachcr was towering and ter rible. He asked his class impossible questions, and stormed at them when they could not tell him the answers. He pointed to the dunce, and demand ed, in an awe-inspiring voice: "Where is the Baltic?" The pupil turned pale, then he opened his mouth, spluttered, and closed it again. "Well, -where is it?" came again, in sharp accents. "Please, sir," said the pupil, tear fully, "I ain't got it; hut I eaw Billy Briggs stuflin' something up his wes "Sorry, sergeant," he said, apalo kit."
A Neat Retort. [Newspaper Article] — Foster Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 15 April 1915
A Neat Retort. A certain prominent railway director was asked by an employe whose par ents lived in the country for a pass to visit his family. "You are In the employ of the com panv?" inquired the director. "Yes." "We'l, now supposing you were working for a farmer Instead of the company, would you expect your em ployer to take out his horses every Saturday nieht and carry you home?" "No," said the employe politely, "I should not expect that; but if the farmer had his horses out and was go ing my way I should oall him a very mean fellow if he would not let me ridel"
A COUNTRY GIRL'S ADVANTAGES. [Newspaper Article] — Foster Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 15 April 1915
L COUNTBY GIEL'S ADVANTAGES. A country girl always has an idea that tie advantages of the city girl aro not liers—that she Buffers from lack of some thing, she doesn't exactly know what. Sho is convinced that tlic girl in the city avails herself oi" every opportunity to loot at line pictures, read choice books, and cultivato her >iind. Now, Vhen sho generalises ill this way she is simply showing iierseli to be narrow and igno- j rant. The girl in tho country, to-day, I can get exactly the same papers and books that come to tho girl in the city | Her thinking hours are longer, aud very often she sees uiore of real, sweet home . life. She is apt to learn that most beau- J tilul industry, how to be a good house wife, and over the bread-pan or churn sho can think as great thoughts as sho ! would over the. elaimrate lauey work or in tho picture-gallery. She can study i flowers us they grow; sho can breatho tho good, pure air of heaven, which [ makes a healthy body—and that usually...
Took It All Right. [Newspaper Article] — Foster Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 15 April 1915
Took It All nIgiit. lie came down the garden path, n nnd, sorrowful figure. She watched him with anxious eyes. "How did father take It?" she asked. "llo took it all right," replied the younj; man. "Oil, 1 am so slad, Ceorye!" Hho cried. "Are you?" lie replied, flopping for lornly by her side. "Well, 1 can't say that I am, dear. At lirst. your father wouldn't listen to me." hy, didn't you tell him that you had two thousand live hundred pounds in the bank, as 1 told you to?" she ex claimed. "I did, after till else had failed," an swered George dejectedly. "And what did lie do then?" "Do!" echoed the youns man, pass ing his hand wearily through his hair. "Ilo borrowed It!"
The Dutiful Son. [Newspaper Article] — Foster Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 15 April 1915
Tho Dutiful Son. An employer had done hln luist to enroura^o ronruitlns t>y offering Ren erous ternn to thosn of his stnlr" who enlisted. Ilo heard tliat. one younr nisin, Instead of roIiik Into 11)o New Army had joined the Naval Iteservo. ChaueluK to meet tho new sailor, tie : ast.-od him why ho had not Joined the Army. "My mothor wouldn't let me!" \v:is the reply. "What, a Mr hulking fellow like yon. and your mother wouldn't let you?" "Yes." said the recruit. "so I've volunteered for mlno-swoepluK " "Hut that's more dangerous than fighting In tho Army!" "[ know that," said the young man, "but my mother doesn't!"
BURLEIGH'S OPINION. [Newspaper Article] — Foster Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 15 April 1915
BURLEIGH'S OPINION. That retribution would overtake (Jrniuiny when slip matched forces with Franco was prophesied a:; long ago as March. l'.IKt, by tho late Mr. HtMinot Unrleifih, the veteran war cor respondent. who had seen moro flght lug than any man of his generation. In an Interview In n Jersey news paper hn unhesitatingly pronounced Franco to bo tho first militant power of Ktiropo owing to the genius, dash and power of concentration of her forces, together with the great and solid wealth of tho nation. "If n con tost breaks out," he said, "patriotism and united fervor will carry Franco a long way. In bygone days llormun drill auil methods were no match for tho sprightly, fearless soldiery of Francis but Hermans are heavy and numerous, though slow."
IBSEN THE GLOOMY. [Newspaper Article] — Foster Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 15 April 1915
IBSEN THE GLOOMY. Another lii;ht is thrown upon tho 'emeanor of Ibsen liy u contribution which recently uppeared in "Harper's Magazine." In this contribution Ma 'ame de lle.nermann says she lirst mot Ibsen ut 11 supper given by the King jf Sweden— "Tlie celebrated dramatist honored thin feast with hi:; presence, and eu lucially honored the Chianti and Gen •nno wines, which were nerved copi ously. When you see Ibsen, with hid ion lace and tailzied hair, for the hrnt timo you nre fascinated by him, know ing what &lt;i genius lie Is; hut when you talk with hiui and feet his critical piercing eyes looking ut you from under his bushy brows, and see his cruel satirical smile, you are a littln prejudiced against him. When we met him often at our friend Ross's studio ut afternoon teas, where thcro is always a little music, Ibsen sat ;ullen, silent, and indifferent. llo ■|oeu not like music, and does not din guise his dislike. This it; not, as you may imagine, inspiring to tho per ■'...
BOHEMIA'S DEATH CURSE The Prophecy of a Soothsayer and Its Bearing on the Struggle of To-day. [Newspaper Article] — Foster Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 15 April 1915
BOHEMIA'S DEATH CURSE The Prophccy of a Soothsayer and Its Bearing on the Struggle of To-day. Originally a beneficent prophecy, the iiiUuvo by a foreign usurper oi tho Llirono ot Bohemia converted the ut .erance of Libussa of Bohemia Into a ourse. Fur away buck In the mists .>( centuries, lived the first ruler »t -lohemia, 1'rince Krolsus, the youngest jf whoso daughters, l.lbussa, excelled ill wisdom her two sisters, and was a type of chastity, tho noblest of her sex, but vulnerable In that she was a soothsayer. She was popularly elected ruler of the people 011 her father's death, and the foundation of the Bo hemian royal capital of Prague Is ascribed to her exertions. Female rule grow Irksome, however, and Li bussa, while settling a dispute be tween two noblemen, was Insulted by tho loser, who ridiculed the fact of iemule governance by holding his country up to shame in that it was he only one so ruled. With ready re source she bade them choose a man .0 rule over them, and prom...
Headache. [Newspaper Article] — Foster Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 15 April 1915
Headache. Headaches have many causes, but there are several varieties of this ail ment which are caused by defective eyesight. The strain on the eyes pro duced by the endeavor to ace probab ly acts 011 the brain and Rives rise to the headaches. This if often nn nil susneoted cause of headache, but It should bo borne in mind; and if the eyes are weak an ocu'tst or eye soc ialist should ho consulted, and advice taken regarding the proner kind of glasses necessary for curing the case.
WHY HE DIDN'T MOVE. Not Enjoying Life Very Much. [Newspaper Article] — Foster Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 15 April 1915
WHY HE DIDN'T MOVE. Not Enjoying Life Very Much. In u certain olllcc are six men who usually devote one hour of each day j 'o story-telling l.ast Wednesday all | hut ont! had contributed hhi iiuota to j the fund of entertainment. The pain- | ully iIt'll( sixth was the man who , sells washing machines on the Inslal- | inent plan. I "What makes you so down in the ! mouth today'.'" the hook agent asked. i 'Docs Hame Fortune refuso to fork I over her golden shackles nowadays"" ! 'I'll i: silent man shook his head. "No," ho said. "1 ain't enjoying life "cry much, hut It ain't lack of money that troubles 1110. Tim fact is." lie , ueiil 011, seeing that cm explanation | if Ills despondency was Inevitable, "I ! :iave troubles at home, ami 1 can't '.hake 'em off, oven when In the pre sence. of you genial chaps. I "You see, I live 111 a boarding-house that Is run by the meanest woman , his side of heaven. Upon my v.ord, I haven't had a square meal tor a ■ south. The woman sets a latity good u...