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POSTAL RATES [Newspaper Article] — Lang Lang Guardian — 3 February 1915
POSTAL KATES Letters (this Stale) for every $ oz or tinder Id Packets—Commercial and printed papers, maximum weight 51b, dim ensions not to exceed 2ft in length, 1ft in depth or width—for every 2 oz or fraction thereof Id Patterns and samples, packets and merchandise, etc. maximum lib. dimensions not to exceed 2ft in length. 1ft in width or depth, rate of postage for every 2 oz or fract ion thereof Id Books—For every 4 oz or nndai xip to 51b Id Newspapers—For every newspaper $d Post Cards—eacii Id Letter Cards—tvro cards 2^d ' Registration fee . 3d Letters marked 'Urgent* and bearing dd additional stamps will be treated in the same manner as telegrams and delivered with the utmost despatch if addressed to persons in the radius of the delivery by telegraph messenger To New South "Wales. New Zealand. Fiji. Queensland. South Australia. Tasma nia, Western Australia—Same charges aa in Victoria ' British and Foreign "Postage—Letters — For every -J ounce or under to United Kingdom 2d. Do. ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Lang Lang Guardian — 3 February 1915
In these days of high prices labour tha farmer who succeeds best is the one who has the wit to make himself as nearly inde pendent ol labour as is possible. The Gaso lene Kngine is the cheapest and most prac ticable means of reducing labour cost. Int er national Harvester Co. of Australia I'ty. Ltd. are the headquarters for these engines. Their branches in the capital cities of each state carry numerous stocks of engines from a little one-horse power to a 45 H.P. Tractor, which saves its owners the work of 4 to 6 men. Just at present they are offering stationary aud portable engines at pounds less than their real value, and giving ridiculously easy terms. "Remember that this offer is made on the world's leadiug engines (nearly 200,000 in use.) Got posted on it before it is withdrawn 1HK POWER OF ADVERTISING. A man never realises the full benefits of advertising till bo has placed tha matter before the same people 50 or 100 times. Tho first ad. is good, btic the 100th is wonh more th...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Lang Lang Guardian — 10 February 1915
"LAXETTES" Aperient Chocolate Squares. Pleasant -Safe-and Effective, for children or adults. All chemists and storekeepers, 1/-and 2/6, or Bowen & Co., Swanston-st., Melbourne. - Seed for free iatnjrifc. THE LANG LANG With which is incorporated THE CRANBOURHE HERALD. The Yannathan Argus The Kooweerup Tribune The Yallock Thunderer The Tooradin Intelligencer The Clyde Mercury The Nyora Interpreter Published Weekly, —Every WEDNESDAY 'Afternoon-*— Circulating— Extensively throughout the Districts oI LANG LANG YANNATHAN YALLOCK KOOWEERUP TOORADIN CRANBOURNE A Paper Devoted to the interests and advancement of this important District, Particularly— The Various Departments of the Dairying, Producing, Breeding and Grazing Industries. "rr The Subscription— it a mere "Bagatelle, especially when you might get pound's worth of information in one copy. Only a shilling a month 3s Per Quarter, 4. N ADVERTISING MEDIUM. A Pine, Bright Advertising Sheet for Business people and all who have any...
On Active Service. [Newspaper Article] — Lang Lang Guardian — 10 February 1915
On Active Service. The secretary of the Melbourne Young Men's Christian Association publishes an appeal for support for I the work the association is doin» for our soldiers. Since August 18th latt, thi3 Association, with its field agen cies and activities that make for healthy recreation, and further, for moral and. spiritual uplift, has been operating at the Broadmeadows con centration camp. Beyond this, an enlaiged opportunity for seryice by this association was presented by the Minister for Defence by his accept ance of Y.M.O.A. secretaries for work on the troopships, and at the front. Of the six secretaries sent forward, the Melbourne l.M.C.A. is supporting two representatives, and hae placed the following equipment in their charge :—Pianos, folding or gans, Y.M.O.A. active seryice de spatches (a booklet containing Scrip ture reading and hymns), phono graphs, draughts, chess and domino sets, boxing gloves, punching balls, single sticks and baskets, quoits, air rifles and darts, ...
A CENTURY AFTER WATERLOO [Newspaper Article] — Lang Lang Guardian — 10 February 1915
A CENTURY AFTER WATERLOO Dr Fitchett. in the February numb er of ''Lire," just issued, turns back the pages of history and points out that exactly a century ago Europe was freeing itself from a despotism built on force, and using war as its instru ment. "And," says Dr Fitehett, "1915 is born amid the shock of battles which in scale and slaughter are equal to a hundred Waterloos. Wat erloo was described by Wellington himself as 'the battle which did more for the peace of the world than any other battle in recorded history.' It certainly put an end to Napol eon's restless and insatiable ambition, and so delivered the nations from a military despotism. But in 1.915 four of the great Western powers, with Japan, the greatest power in the Fast as ally, are leagued to deliver the civilised world from the menace of a military cast which lacks Napoleon's genius for war—lucks even h:a civic genius—but aims, like him, at a des potisra built on force, and using war as an instrument ; a caste wh...
Yallock Bazaar. [Newspaper Article] — Lang Lang Guardian — 10 February 1915
Yallock Bazaar. &lt;9 For some time past the people of Yalloek ha?e been working bard to. wards a bazaar in aid of the building fund of the new hall. The committee having incurred a debt of about £250 in erecting a thoroughly up-to-date and commodious building, it waa con sidered expedient to lose no time in making an effort to reduce this in* debtedness, and some months ago a bazaar waa decided upon as the best method of substantially reducing the liability. On Thursday afternoon the opening ceremony was peiformed by Cr O'Brien, who expressed his pleas ure at being present to witness the efforts of the residents to raise funds for paying off the debt on the build ing. He remarked that this building was a pleasing contrast to the original ha'l, which cost something like JE40. Cr Cameron also made a few remarka congiatulating the residents on their public spirit in erecting such a fine buil iinp, and making such efforts to pay off the liability thereou. The bazaar was continu...
Cranbourne Sanitary Service. [Newspaper Article] — Lang Lang Guardian — 10 February 1915
Cranbourne Sanitary Service The Cranbourne sanitary service has for long been in an unsatisfactory posit ion, as will be seen by the following ex tract from the auditor's report, read at last Council meeting— The Lang Lang sanitary service ap- j pears to be on a satisfactory financial ■ basis, but the same cannot be said of the Cranbcurne service. The position for the year 1913—14 may be stated as fol lows— Amount paid to sanitary con tractor £129 IB 0 Amount collected from householders 63 10 11 Less cost of collec ting 3 8 9 60 2 2 £69 10 10 Which means that the shire as a total j Iris contributed more than half the cost of supplying the township of Cranbourn°> with a sanitary service for one year. The arrears are increasing out of all propor tion to the amount ot the charge, the total now being £145 19s 4d, and I am informed by the Secretary that the pros pect of collecting these arrears is not good. ?
Death in the Train. [Newspaper Article] — Lang Lang Guardian — 10 February 1915
Death in the Train. When the Gippsland express was near ing Caulfied on Friday afternoon, the conductor noticed a man lying in the coi ridor in a dying condition. The train was stopped at the jCaulfield station, and a doctor summoned, but the man died before he arrived. It appears that his name was Thomas Sinnott, 46 years of age, and that he was travelling from Melbourne to his home at Tooradin. In his pockets an out-patient's ticket for the Eye and Ear Hospital was found. De ; ceased lived by himself, and had been engaged in growing onions at Tooradin for some years past, He was known to be in delicate health.
Gippsland Central Railway. EARLY START EXPECTED. [Newspaper Article] — Lang Lang Guardian — 10 February 1915
Gippsland Central Railway. EARLY vSTAET EXPECTED, j We understand an early commence-J ment is liktly to be made with the construction of the line from Koowee rup to McDonald's Track. The Sec retary of the Central Eailway League has received a communication from Mr Mackey, M.L.A., stating that the time fixed for the starting of the rail way was March next, but owing to tbe teed for finding work for the un employed, a start is likely to be made this month (February.)
Cattle Sale. [Newspaper Article] — Lang Lang Guardian — 10 February 1915
Cattle Sale. F. J. Little Pty. Ltd. report having held a successful cattle sale at Lang Lang, on Thursday, 4th inst, when they yarded about 300 head and sold the lot. Fat cattle reached high pric es, up to £\1, springers up to £& 10s, fat heifers to £5, store cows £\ 10s, 2 year old heifers to £3, year ling heifers 37s, fat sheep I6s 4d,
Lang Lang Show. GOOD ENTRIES. [Newspaper Article] — Lang Lang Guardian — 10 February 1915
Lang Lang Show. GOOD ENTRIES. I It was feared that the effect of the drought might materially reduce the entries for the Lang Lang Show to ! morrow, but we are pleased to state that they are better than last year— close on 1000, In the various classes the secretary informs us that the entries for draughts, light horses and ponies are about on a par with last year. The entries for cattle, sheep and poultry are very good, and the shed exhibits promise to be excellent I A first-class side show bas been i arranged, and the tender for fruit and lollies has been let to Mr Jennings..
CHRISTIAN ENDEAVOR. [Newspaper Article] — Lang Lang Guardian — 10 February 1915
CHRISTIAN ENDEAVOR. The Kooweerup and District Union of Christian Endeavor held a picnic at Yallock Creek on A.N.A. day. Luncheon was partaken of at mid-day. There was an attendance of about 100 C.E.'s and friends. Mr Ivory, Field Secretary, of Victoria, was present and addressed the gath ering in the afternoon, his subject "being, "The scene- on the Mount." Some real good hearty singing was indulged in, it being led by Mr Bin der, of Five Mile. Then tea was partaken of, and, after those who had home duties to attend to had left, the others enjoyed themselves as they felt inclined. At 8 p.m. there was a general meeting or rally at Cora Lynn hall and a splendid attendance, Mr Ivory again address ing the meeting, his subject being "Whole - hearted Service." The President of the Union, Mr G. Nich ols, called the roll, each society being well represented. At the conclusion there were responses to an invitation to stand for Christ.
Mechanics' Institute, Lang Lang. [Newspaper Article] — Lang Lang Guardian — 10 February 1915
Mechanics' Institute, Lang Lang. A meeting of committee of above was held on Monday. Present—Messrs D. T. Henderson (President), Misson, Al loway, Eetts, Keighery, Pickett, Lucey, Cole, W. Glover, Dr Haikness, E. Wise man and J. C. Druce (secretary.) An application from WVB. Stevenson for the hire of the hall for Saturday ev ening dances was granted. The Treasurer reported that the debit balance was £73. The question of the purchase of a bil liard table was gone into, and it was res olved that the secretary procure prices from Alcock and Co. and Thomson and Taylor for delivering and erecting a new, full-sized table, and supplying the nec essary equipment,
GERMAN SPIES. [Newspaper Article] — Lang Lang Guardian — 10 February 1915
GERMAN SPIES. It is reported that the following is the plan adopted by the Allies to identify a German spy. A glass of beer with a fly in it is placed'before the suspect. If he is an Englishman he will order the glass to be taken away and another put iu its ! place ; if he is a Frenphman he will take [ the fly out of the glass and drink tfce i beer. If he is a German he will drink beer, fly, and all.
Cranbourne Shire Council. Saturday Last. [Newspaper Article] — Lang Lang Guardian — 10 February 1915
Cranbourne Shire Council, . Saturday Last. . Present—Cra Hardy (President), Brunt, Cameron, Ll'oyd, Herkes, Wilson, O'Brien and Callanan. CobbespondEnck. Public Works department, forward ing claim form for £16 10a 2d from tJnused Roads Trust account.— Received. Same, with respect to establishing a sinking fund in connection with loans floated in 1912 and 1913„ and stating that attention should be given to the question of pan arreas at Cranbourne. Auditor's report upon annual audit for the year ended 30th September, 1914 —Received. Chief Secretary, advising thatftlarch '10 had been proclaimed a public holi day throughout the Tooradin Riding of the Shire.—Received. Country Roads board, advising that specifications for contracts 1 | 15 and 13 | 5 had been approved of.— Re ceived. Inspector of Factories, through Messrs W. Keast and A. Downward, M forwarding particulars as to proceedure to alter times of closing certain business premises.—Received. A. Downward, M.L.A., that he would comp...
LAW RELATING TO NEWSPAPERS. [Newspaper Article] — Lang Lang Guardian — 10 February 1915
Delating to newspapers, 1. Subscribers who do uot give express notice to the cmtrary are considered as wishing t&lt;rcontinuc their subscription. 2; If subscribers order the discontinuance of tlieir periodicals, the publisher may cou tintfe to tend them until urrears are paid, 3. If subscribers refuse or neglect to talce periodicals from the office to which they; are directed, they are lieldresponsible until £hey have settled their bills, and oulerecf the periodicals to" be discontinued. 4. If subscribers move to other places vntheut informing publishers, and tha papers are sent to their former direction, tlie subscribers are responsible. 5. The courts have decided that 'refus ing to take periodicals from the office oi removing or leaving them uncalled for ia' prima facie Evidence of intentional1 jBi' If subscribers pay in advance, for peri-.* odicnls they are bound io give notice to the publisher; at the end ot the ti&e, that they do not wish to continue taking if, ...