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Lessons on the War. ADDRESS BY HON. S. MAUGER [Newspaper Article] — Foster Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 22 April 1915

Lessons on the War. ADDRESS BY HON. 3. MAKCKU ; On Wednesday evening of lnxt ' week tlio Toora Tent of tin; I.O.K.! celebrated its anniversary. Advan- j tage was taken of the occasion l>v the I members to make the ".:il!y" mot ts • impressive tiv inviting the Hon. H. Manger to deliver an appropriate ad dress entitled "l.rssons on the wiir," and Jiis presence at the meeting at tracted a good attendance. Mr If. A. Jacobs acted as chairman and the pro ceedings opened with an item by tbe choir. Miss K. Fountain tang a solo, followed by a recitation "A plea for Belgium," by Mr roeklington. Mi ll. Ulnistie tavored (lie audience with "A soldier and a man" and was encored. Mr Jacobs then delivered an address on Hcclmbilism anil the" liquoi trstlle, referi iug^to the progress of the local tent, which in 111 I •/ ivim composed of ;><) members ; in I!) I:U fiiemhers ; and in li>U, It! members, lie also spoke strongly on the evils of drink and ith degrading effect, and read ...

Publication Title: Foster Mirror And South Gippsland Shire Advocate
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Foster Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 22 April 1915

BUY WHOLE BOTTLES AND GET FULL VALUE Wolfe's Schiedam Schnapps The really busy 111:111 never hurries ;iiul I10 never shouts. Bustlo :ind noise are alike tho hikiik of Incapacity, and the: mail whoso feverish move ments are the most evident is usually tlui man who lias least to do. Tho capable man cultivated system rather than speed, and there is soinuthlnK more than a grain of truth In tho old sayini; that if wo want nomothiriK done for us the busy man is tho ono to whom to apply. Those who have most to do can usually find time to do Just a little more. mo INVENTORS PATENT S Obtained in Commonwealth and EIbo whoro for improved methods of Appli ancos, Tools, otc., of any description. Full information, costs, etc., sent on application to A. O. SA03SE, CLE. AUSTRALIAN WIDOWS' FUND BUILDINUS, Corner Collins and William St»„ MELBOURNE.

Publication Title: Foster Mirror And South Gippsland Shire Advocate
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Mirboo East Sports. [Newspaper Article] — Foster Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 22 April 1915

Mirboo Sports. 'I'll" annual 111<>i• 111 >'I lul Mlrlxio Ka: ( r.pnrta mi (lie IItJi Ai>r11 In pl'tn.-ii I lii' nirsi am. • . . l ul til" 111! prnvi- 'II:; 111 ■ I ■; I.: I < > 11!;. The p I'cx'immI s V.I'V" In a i«l I.I III" paii.'nlii' Innil."-, anil 'i lit l";,>• al lrinl:;ni e resptintleil In Ilic (iliji','1 cil Iii111111111ii|i : 11r-h :i muni <-:i ili;<>. 'I'll:' I'iu'i'i'a'i ir 111 i'fiI>11<nI anil hi ; :;I:i II' el' eninmil 11-■ -:ii<>11. IniiliilIII;; lh" neereiarli'M, M": srs Auallii ami Kenny, v. ci'i' all out for mii-n-m, ami Ii wa1; r, i.i 111 j In i; I'nr llieai to linnw 1111• Ir i-U'nrla mi'I with i;ood rrnul(m. 'I'lii' liiilli'.i al;-ii ale In h" <•;, m|il I men Iml I'll liii'lr i;liari. nl' the mil; In |p|nvlilllir. I' I -1' >' I': i i I 111 I • 111: i. Al III" ririi'lusln'i ni' tin' r|iorl.'i a iik.i.I <-n Jnvalil" I'Vi'ii in:; wa.i spent al 1.1m «i; i...

Publication Title: Foster Mirror And South Gippsland Shire Advocate
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Foster Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 22 April 1915

I ASSURANCE GO. LTD. E8TD. 1702. WORKERS' COMPENSATION. FIRB. AOOIDHNT. lOBOES PAID EXCEED <£90,000,000, 1mm ky MHII NIUI .nil k|l LlaillNlUa •r* mtkdt guoil ky lhl> Company AOttNT8_ WANTBD. »5™**461 re 471 BOURKE ST., SSSS1 Melbourne. DALQITV A 00. LTD., ACKNTS. If a yoiiiti; man \v lo iiltalu hih-I'ohh lio mIi11itttl lioiioM l.v t'liiloavor Id llllllilol' llio ni'ii'lli'O III' (111! ho hnti olto.-ioit. Willi.mi iIn.', in' iiiii.si iiiwayii i'im(i!n( Jilnttiuli' In Hut iowor waltin of hlii ciilliiK;. Tim iloni.ti til a low liivurioa will liny it 11 ilui booliu hi' l'lMiuli'i'ti, anil liln own 11111 ki'm'>' limy tin utiulo In iiii|i|i|y Mm jilaoo hi a (ii Iof. \\'it litm( hiii'li illili'.i'iii't' tlio Itc-il toni'lii'i' In tin- world i*iiiiid iml Iiirii liliu inli> a M'linliir. why sell YOUR POULTRY hi iiylands? llylaiut'n tmy lliirlUlutui, CltU'.luuui, Tlirluiyii III pur 111. llvu \\<ili;lit. 1 Iv 1IIIIU'h pity Top I'rlrmi for Olil Ilium mij' lirooil....

Publication Title: Foster Mirror And South Gippsland Shire Advocate
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
Our Boys Abroad. [Newspaper Article] — Foster Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 22 April 1915

Our Boy^ Abroad. i -uvular 111 H friend Tours Mr. r ,w Haou.u.aw r.lvc:. tho followjur. ' unit of What tilt! Aun.raiiau i . ? Invu K.ini n.ul are dnlnij In [ iMopolla. 2r./2/l!»10. * a Uao IO aliow you Hint I ! hini:;h iv.. nr.. woi'li!»(: I >■»t no 11"11 "1 11 I'l'OIII Vrt, ;ui>l oai.unt '"alee " In ■:|uw v;.! no; hero, and (;l ,i!t.'uii1.:rs tu.v, .v..*row. "V ,ln not ImuW H'>w J on "'I • on* T)..:y Ml mo ll w' ; •„! Xi.Ki". tioiv" >'("u' v':iy; 1 , oiin.liv I ix.iited your I M,„o , "' n'.r h:.il a i:ood ll"w'' 011 ' v .-,1 Sll'il 111r Ik.Ill lili'lits. On 1V.V. NVO ha.1 a I.'I'K nmvh ;!'th ,„u :U hp ivj.;cnit11»r %tiiiin*i. 1' '• rriitiatlon of the l.i'lr.ad". 1 1 * ..." wo wore Mi'milllnr. aiv.iln. / !;? i.-sivo iiiai nir.iii mm w,;"llll," ,Thovo an' nui" i.u" l'"1.' - im... iind nlreels, l»"t if one c<' ■< oil 11,!:" .1,1,In ntr.otn II Is tl- n'"^ !■>«' ' down place yoti roiil'l I where. H l;1 !l , 1 , Friday we w.'iif "»■ :<>"...

Publication Title: Foster Mirror And South Gippsland Shire Advocate
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
RAILWAY ACCIDENT. SYDNEY EXPRESS IN COLLISION. ONE KILLED, TWENTY-FOUR INJURED. GIPPSLANDERS NARROW ESCAPE. [Newspaper Article] — Foster Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 22 April 1915

RAILWAY ACCIDENT. SYPNHY HNl'IU'SS IN" COr.MMION*. ONK Kil l.Ill'- '('WKNTY-Korit in.h;kki>. (arrsuwiu'tt's n.umsow KSfAI't:. A serious railway collision occur red at Blnalon:; railway station, oil I)ki main southern lino, a distance of till mi lor. from Sydney, at 1.1 H a.m. on Saturday. One passenger was killed, inul 1! I wore injured. Tito second division of the Mel bounie-Svdncy express known an the "Iluiili'd," which loft A III n ry for ^vdney at 10.-1 f. jf.tn. on Friday, crashed with terrific force into tho Temora mail train. which left Sydney a! 8. It) p.m. on Friday. At the time of the accident the Teniora mail train was standing beside tho plat form havinj; discharged and taken on passengers, and the express crash ed into it. The noise oC the impact was distinctly heard over a radius of several miles, and created a sen sation In Ulnnlon.;. The inhabi tants, with fore-hrdint,'.". that an aw ful railway smash h:>d occurred, hur ried tT) tlie station, and In the dim li;...

Publication Title: Foster Mirror And South Gippsland Shire Advocate
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Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
DISTRICT NEWS. Woorarra West. [Newspaper Article] — Foster Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 22 April 1915

DISTRICT NEWS. Woorarra Wont. (From out" Own (JonvspoiulciKt.) Tin; inhabitants of Woorarra West, like many other |>l.ic(!H, nrr to the fore in or^anisinj^ social evenings, ami on VYiday lust another of their popular euchre parties iiiul dances was held wlum ik lar^c number attended to juir ticipate in the fun thai is attached to such functions. The pii/es for I ho euchre [Miction of t ill! programme with won by .Miss Kmily UucUand (• juci'ii 111 i /. r) anil Mr..). Thompson (tho kiiif^ pri/.e) while Mrs. Lan;;horn>i imd Mr. licit 1 >111111 won! the recipients of Hit! booby prizes. Dancing followed, and to tht! excellent music. inij>j>lii>ti l>y Mr. Dunn, mid Mr. II. Tcarcc, as M.Q!., a most enjoyable tiuio was spunt. Fostor Worth. At a nieetint; of the sports commit tcc held on the 1 ,'itli inst. the secretary read n letter from one of tho married men who tool; part in t ho tu;,'of-\rar at the rccont sports meeting protesting ■M^uinst. the decision being ^ivon ...

Publication Title: Foster Mirror And South Gippsland Shire Advocate
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Shire of South Gippsland. BELGIAN RELIEF FUND. [Newspaper Article] — Foster Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 22 April 1915

Shire of South (Jippslniid. BELGIAN RELIEF FUND. Tim sl>ir<> 1,1'cii'tniy, Mr. II. V. Dillon, (lesirpr. to arknowlrilpc rcci'lpt I>1 tin* foHiiwindonation;-, lowaril.s tln< " hire Finn] for Mr. M. .Idl'ivy — (1. Duiiliahliin ... 2 (1 0 M. Jeffrey I 0 0 Jeffrey liron. 0 .1. M'Laren r> 0 K'. Morrition 5 0 J. Thompson - _.L li £-t 2 U. J. Vorlc... 2 0 0 Anonymous) 1 1 0 Rev. A. J. Smith 10 0 D. Black (10 weoltH at In.) 10 0 Thu followini: in a li.st of priroMolitninml lor Jjikfi forwarded liy Mfr;i A. W. (i. M'1'hort.on uiul U. Thomas, fouler, t M'l'linil UroH. uiul Co., Melbourne, on Tiuiwliiy, lllth April ; — II. ('lose 1 pin £2, .). DiokHon 1 Xi! 17m, W. Wliitlinlil £7 2h Gil, A. [-.ci^hton 2 £M, O. IjUiuiHtroin H £8 1Tb, Power Bron. 1 £4 1'Jh, llarper 3 iM •Is, M Uriiiiluirt 2 f(i Kin, Mrs Colliater 2 £!> 1!)h, M. Jeffrey •! £12 7n, A. Drake 2 1 £(i 12h, It. .Kmmntl 2 £M !>n, II. York 2 £8 : 2.1, (.!. Duiihuhhin 2 £11 llin, C. Johnson ti ,E8 ...

Publication Title: Foster Mirror And South Gippsland Shire Advocate
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ANOTHER FAILWAY ACCIDENT. KORUMBURRA GOODS TRAIN IN COLLSION. REMARKABLE ESCAPE OF GUARD LEISHMAN. [Newspaper Article] — Foster Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 22 April 1915

t\ NOT11KK I'UI/WAY ACCIOKNT. KOIU MlU ltltA C.'OOMK TKAl.V l.V W COKIiISION. ItV'SIAKKAIlliK KSCAI'K OK (.TAIII) liKfSlfMAN. I Iii I. he early hours oi' Sunday j muniliiic 'd'-it(k of ('nr'.ii'f.If, lie , tv.een Caullleld and Oakletirh, were I awakened and considerably startled ! !.v a lesoundln),' crash which emana j ted from tin- railway station. A I heavily laden ooitl train fr<;ni ,\'"ora had crashed Into a stationary roods train from Korumburra at. darner,le station. Only two men. Guard I-.elslia.'nn and Fire J. Storen, were Injured. Tho Korumburra train wild laden wftli Koneral country mer chandise. That from Nyora had a ;;ross weight of -ISO tons. Tlie point of collision Is on a down rrade, and the coal rtalu was probably tra vollluM at fifteen in 11pm an hour. The Impact was terrltic. In a very few minutes there was a larre crowd of excited, partly dres sed people at the spot, expectini; (o see fearful havoc wrought. It was learnt with K"iieral relief that no one...

Publication Title: Foster Mirror And South Gippsland Shire Advocate
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Foster Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 22 April 1915

"A,vu, llm ilnllii tiliont mill luiyiuml llm uoiiiiiluil, mill wui'iiti!" mill Itti'ml .luiii. "TIiuI'm why I cimliliut luiivo lilni. I In I iiuvtii' in I ml. UY'll i;i'l dot' 111 it Ihii'Ii, mill nifilr, .'i' in niiilu Him). 'I'liiil'ii wlml llm Cit|i|iilii tut hi, mill Im'n lii'iuintlly I'lrlii!" A lulliili'Jil Itilitf lii> u'n.'i In .Sltiliu hill liiilnuiiiy, mill Uimii Mmy cmim In lilm, mill intuit Imfum liln luul, hi'i i>yi'ti iJiltilni; Ulm iiliirn. "I Itilm uviu'y twiril wni'li lmi'li, .lueli," title wltiii|i!'l'tnl, wllli lull I'll III lii-r viili'n. "Ami ami I'll ntitny you mi tiiiuii ti*i uvor yim lilm!" '"riinl'.'i llit* IIti11 iimuull | rim tiluml on my nln I'uul, tlinn," tinlil .Im'li, |uy niitily. "duly yu ittiiiiti limi, limn, I've i;ol 11» iiiin I>u■'It! Tlieio'u ii lun llilii lilf, itt'i'iiuul In mitiitru, iinil I iiuiihi iltiu my (inel In iiiitldtiK (tin tit'iiiiitili'nli; pay llm lull pi'lru!" "(if ruiii'iin," (tatil .Mitty, lii'itvoly, iiiul lilmii'il 11...

Publication Title: Foster Mirror And South Gippsland Shire Advocate
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Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
WHAT THE DOCTOR SAID. [Newspaper Article] — Foster Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 22 April 1915

WHAT THE DOCTOR SAID. "Hill there's nothing to worry about in that. hi fact, lt'u a splendid elgn, lor it shows that your baby's food really suits ami s;iti:iTu?s him. "Never wake a healthy Infant bo cause lila bottle happens to bo over due. lie should not be disturbed from sound sleep for anything short of till) house being on firo! "He will wake of Ills own accord as soon as that Utile tummy of Ills wants more food, and Inform you of the fact in Ills own fashion, never fear. There is far too much of this 'clockwork regularity' fetish In tho modern nur sery. If baby will sleep during tlio day for three hours at. a stretch, let liiin. It will give lils digestive organs a thorough rest, and do more than anything to build up his nervous sys tem. "Mvery young infant requires ft long, sound sleep in the morning, to rectipe alter the fatigue of bath and loilet, and it Is only lntorforlng with Nature to wake hlni before ho haa had that sleep out." .Most people need all tho strength which ...

Publication Title: Foster Mirror And South Gippsland Shire Advocate
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
A SAILOR'S SONG. "On the Sens Wo Hold the Keys." [Newspaper Article] — Foster Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 22 April 1915

A SAILOR'S SONG. "On the Sens Wo Hold the Keya." Tho fihoroB aro blind, the norm nro mined, Tlio wild so'wostcrs blow; And at our posts! on .stormy coasta Wo cruise and seek tho foe. Behind (heir forts In .sheltered ports Secure tholr ships may bo; 11111 tho sea wan made for sailor men. And sailors for tho sua! Through fields they .sowed wo clear a road In wcathor they don't feel; Long watch wo keep whllo they can sloop Behind tho booms of Klol. They lock us out and wait In doubt l'or order:) from Berlin; !!iu on the seas wo hold tho keys, Tho keys that lock them In. For blown they dealt below the belt, l'or mines their hirelings laid, For things lllfe these that spoil our seas We're out until wo're paid. In .safety they like captives utay, In danger wo go freo; For the sea was mado for sailor mon. And sailors keep the soa!

Publication Title: Foster Mirror And South Gippsland Shire Advocate
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
KAISER BILL'S TRAIN. The Most Luxurious In Europe. [Newspaper Article] — Foster Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 22 April 1915

KAISER BILL'S TRAIN. The Most Luxurious In Europe. Whonovor posslblo tho Kaiser when travelling botwcen Berlin and ;tho flghtlng-llno uses his luxurious State train, which Is a verltablo palaco on wheola. Six coachoa, cach weighing over sixty tons, comprlso tho special train, and of these four aro reserved for tho Emporor and his suite, olid tho other two aro used for liltchona. Tho socond coach In tho train la tho ono reserved by tho Kalsor for his per sonal quartern, and It contains a salon, bedroom, dressing-room, bathroom, and sleeping apartmonts for hla body guard. Tho salon Is panelled lil tho wood of an ancient cedar troo taken from Mount Lebanon, tho gift of ex Sultan Abdul llamld of Turkey. Tho Hoor in of blade ivood taken from the piles of a wooden bridge built across the Rhino by Julius Caesar In tho year 55 IJ.C., while tho colling la de corated with a design representing tho six groat rivers of Germany. Tho windows of tlio salon aro pro tected by thick steel bars, and a...

Publication Title: Foster Mirror And South Gippsland Shire Advocate
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
GREY-HAIRED GENERALS. They Have Replaced Young Commanders. [Newspaper Article] — Foster Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 22 April 1915

GREY-HAIRED GENERALS. They Have Replaced Young Commanders. Generals nro no longer expected to porsonally load tlibtr raon Into battle liko warriors of old; their placo Is now tlio hoadciimrtera base, soveral miles behind the fighting line, whero they keep In touch with the troopa by moans of telopliono, telography, and wiroloss. For this reason tho modern commander la more often than not grey-headed and well on In years, ma ture judgment and cxperlenco taking tho place of tho great energy and reck less courago wupposed to ho tho dis tinguishing marks of the military lead ers of tho past. In tho present cam paign nearly every important comman der iu over sixty years of ago. Lord Kitchener In sixty-four. General Sir John French Is sixty-two, and the French leaders l'au and Joffro aro both approaching sovonty. Germany's generals aro mostly men who iso successfully brought victory for tholr country during tho Franco Prussian war of 1S70; thus they are by no means young. Genoral Von Klue...

Publication Title: Foster Mirror And South Gippsland Shire Advocate
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RAVAGES OF RUST. [Newspaper Article] — Foster Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 22 April 1915

RAVAGES OF RUST. Ono largo rnllwny system suffers n Ions of more than eighteen tons of metiil dully, (luo solely to tlio oM'ect of runt. Thus far, tlio only known pre ventive Is to keep tlio inotnl surface always covered with a suitablo paint. Somo Idea of tlio costliness of this remody, liowovor, may bo gained from f the fact that It requires about £ 1,000 annually to paint ono largo railway bridge alone. A typical case of thin kind Is the Forth Bridge, upon which a corps of paintorn are constantly em ployod, as tlio weathor maltos repaint ing of ono end of this largo structure neconsary boforo tlio workers liavo reachod the othor. Although experi ments liavo demonstrated that pure Iron surrounded by oxygen does not rust, and that hoiiio acid, especially carbonic acid, ia nocesHary for tlio pro duction of rust, the aocrot of manufac turing rustless steel and iron remains to bo discovered. A cllild -eoftonB' and' purifies the heart, warming and molting It by its gentle prosonoo: it ...

Publication Title: Foster Mirror And South Gippsland Shire Advocate
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ANTS ON WATER. [Newspaper Article] — Foster Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 22 April 1915

ANTS ON WATER. Anta know how to croaa a body of water by menna of the Hurfaco ten hIoh of tlio liquid. It la nn undertak ing, however, that. Ima Its dangrra, and they do not. attompt It except in caaea of ahaolute necoaaity or when tlicy aro driven by an Irrcalatiblo de Hire to attain aome particularly succu lent artlclo. M. WilliH, of the Botanical (Jardena, Rio de Janeiro, recently found a curl oun inatanco of anta walking on water. A lij trap wa.s baited with auRar—-un fortunately antn aro an lond of augur an aro illea—they eame In hordes and carried off tlio bait. Then the trap, freshly baited, was placcd 011 a cup, and the cup was Hot In tlio middlo of a large pinto filled with water. Tins ants returned in great numbera; for a timu they trooped nround the rim of tho plato, iicarchlng for an onay way of roach lug tho sugar. Finally, when they had given up hopo of find ing a panaage by dry land, thoy launch ed themaolvea 011 tho aurfaco of the water. After a few aoconda a long un...

Publication Title: Foster Mirror And South Gippsland Shire Advocate
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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Foster Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 22 April 1915

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Publication Title: Foster Mirror And South Gippsland Shire Advocate
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WOMEN AND POCKETS. [Newspaper Article] — Foster Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 22 April 1915

WOMEN AND POCKETS. An American editor given Ilia fol lowing masons why ladies should not liavo pockets attached to their dross es:—■ LSecause pockets arc not a natural right. Ilccauso tho great majority of wo men do not want pockets. it they did, they would liavo them. Because whenever women have had pockets lliey havo not used them. liccuuso women are expected to car ry enough things as it is without the additional burden of pockets. Because it would make dissension between husband and wife as to whoso pockets were to bo filled. Itocauso it would destroy man's chivalry towards women if ho did not havo to carry all her things in his poc kets. liccauso pockets havo been used by men to carry tobacco, pipes, whisky flasks, chowing-gnm, and compromis ing letters. Wo soo no reason to sup poso that women would use them more wisely. Peovishnoss may bo considered tho cankor of lifo that destroys its vigor and checks Its improvement, that creeps on with hourly depredations and talnt3 and vit...

Publication Title: Foster Mirror And South Gippsland Shire Advocate
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A LESSON IN PERSONAL HYGIENE. [Newspaper Article] — Foster Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 22 April 1915

A LESSON IN PERSONAL HYGIENE. Tim Russian-Japanese war (says an American physician) taught a valil able lesson in personal hygiene. Tin: habit of extreme personal cleanliness among the Japanese was an iniport ant factor In maintaining the health anil resistance of Japan's troops. The Japanese troops kept their bodies clean hy frequent bathing. anil their rule of never going into hattle with out putt ins; on clean underwear great ly reduced the danger of infection from wounds. The .lapane.se rations also hail much to do with keeping the men in good condition. Theso guuer al(y consisted of somi) rice, com pressed lish, army biscuit, salted plums, and a juicy pickle all neatly packed In a small tin box and wrap ped In a towel. Tlio Russian was fed on soup frequently made from cjuok tionable meat, and this has been held responsible for the large proportion of intestinal disorders on thu Russian side. While to-day the war machinery lu more deadly, the number of killed and wounded In perc...

Publication Title: Foster Mirror And South Gippsland Shire Advocate
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"BANTAMS" AND "OLD BUCKS." [Newspaper Article] — Foster Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 22 April 1915

"BANTAMS" AND "OLD BUCKS." I nm of opinion that a nhort man, for every purpose of life, Is as pood afl, if not. bolter than, a tall man. A man of 5ft., In good health, mnltes Just as good a soldier an anybody cine.—Lord Rosebery. Tho soldierly spirit of Ilttlo men Is strikingly Illustrated by tho fact that, after raising two battalions of "Ban tams" at Birkenhead, recruiting has bad to be stopped. Originally It was Intended to form one battalion of 5ft. mon, but Ilttlo men who are too small for Kitchener's army came forward In such numbers tluit the War Office sanctioned the formation of a second battalion. A bantam cock, which was offered by a Scotch Devon lady poultry breed er, and thankfully accepted by Mr. A. Itlgland, who originated the move ment for recruiting little men, Is to be the mascot of the "Bantams" batta lions, and the quartermaster Im prepar ing a pen at headquarter:) In which to lodge tho regimental pet. The new battalions nro not behind in the matter of a regiment...

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