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Wagner and His Daughter. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Independent, Buln Buln, Warragul, Berwick, Poowong and Jeetho Shire Advocate — 31 July 1914
Wagner and His Daughter. In the nction recently brought in tho Berlin Courts by Frau Isolde Beidler for the legal recognition of her claim to call herself n dnugh ter of Richard Wagner, the plain tiff's lawyer submitted to the Court what ho considered conclusive proof of the justness or his client'.'; plea. H was a pieco of do^cro! which was addressed to her by tho grout composer on her fifteenth hirthdnv, and which n\ay be translated .somewhat as follows . wi»oi» you wore born--'to-day 'ti* af. loon yrn rs- . The curiouu world" pnckoiJ up it.?» countlcss oar.s For "Tristan njIfj Jsoldo" 'twas on firo ; But as for me, mV one and sole do sire I Was for Isolde, xvjU) should calle inc sire. Now may she ,(lvo a thousand yoars alive*. And "Tristan mid Isolde" no Ivsx thrive. This docuiTnt wu,s c-xpected to play nn imirtaiit- pnrt in de termining \ hOudgnient OJ* the Court. The Court, lias .since been cabled, ruled that J.Ide must prove that marital relmns existed between her mother and W...
NEERIM ASSOCIATION. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Independent, Buln Buln, Warragul, Berwick, Poowong and Jeetho Shire Advocate — 31 July 1914
NEKRIM ASSOCIATION. [BY ONLOOKER.J The above mentioned teams met on the Neerim South ground on Saturday and the match re sulted in a draw. Both teams were well represented. South having the two Barrs again, utrengthened them a lot. It was u patchy game of football, only at times was pny good ale ill shown. South led all through, and should have won, but for faulty kicking. They also plaj e1 a much better game the first half than the second, which is unusual, as South are generally strong finishers. They were best served by Barr Bros., Loeson, P. Naylor (on the ball). J. Mapleson (roving), T. Collins, A. Ryan, Rodgers, Haydfln and Barber. The Neerim team, although they made it a draw, did not have the shots their opponents had, but kicked better, the scores b#ing-South 5 gls 9 bhds, Neerim 6 gls 3 bhds (39 points each. The best players for Neerim were Young (who played a splendid game), A. Mills (on the ball was always busy), Maw hinney 2, McCarthy 2 (always there), also R. Barr, Ols...
A LOST VORLD. DISCOVERY OF VONDERFULINCA CITES. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Independent, Buln Buln, Warragul, Berwick, Poowong and Jeetho Shire Advocate — 31 July 1914
- A LOST VORLD. f DISCOVERY OF vONPKTU^'b 1XCA Cl'lIKS. Further interesting details of a romnrkablo e.\ol&lt;-rnt:on in Porn arc given in an interview which hns been obtained b y the "Central ^-Vws" roi ri'.spon»k'ht with Captain Besley, the loader of tho expedition, veiled in Africa, Tibet, anil Alnskn, but my companions wore 'raw.' I went to tho Ohenchnniayo Valley first of nil, in order to got them tough and hard, but then returned to Jjima, bpcnu.se several American members of the party had boon seized with fever. "Subsequently I proceeded to the Inoa eountrs* with Holbrook and Con U s-both cinema t ograph opera tors-reaching Cuzco, the ancient capital of the Incas, a city to which few men of our colour have pnid visits. Hcforo reaching Cuzeo, how ever, wo went to Mollendo, and then struck tho wonderful highway, built by the Incas of ancient days, to Quito, This highway is lfiOO miles long", and sections of it are almost as perfect to-day as when it was built thousands o...
EVERSIBLE LIFEBOAT. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Independent, Buln Buln, Warragul, Berwick, Poowong and Jeetho Shire Advocate — 31 July 1914
EVERSIBLE LIFEBOAT. The distinguishing fcaturo of this boat is that it is the same underneath as it is shown on the top. In other vorrls it is ready which ever way up it may bo launched. It cua bo bundled nndavijjnted in the aami' lunimcr ns an ordinary boat. It lias 48 nlr-tigi and u'.ih'r-tight comportments, and properly fit ted compnrlments r food nml water, nccessihlc flora either side of dm bont. The bo, has proved to lie exceedingly stable, and would seem to possess inurtant advantages ovor the ordinary boat. It is being Introduced bythe Duplex TJfeboat Company, 77, Lendcnliall St., London, RC.
District News. LARDNER. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Independent, Buln Buln, Warragul, Berwick, Poowong and Jeetho Shire Advocate — 31 July 1914
District News. LABDNEB. On Tuosday, 21st inst, the annual meoting of tho Lardner Mechanics' Institute was held. The balance-sheet showed tho receips £42 Os lid and expendi ture £17 10s 2d, leaving a credit balance of £24 10s 9d. The number of books in the library is now 500. and during the year 86 new books were added at a cost of £9 17B 7d. The following gentlemen were re-elected on the committee-Meseis VV. Boyes, J. Bingham, R. Stockdale and W. Wheeldon. Other members oi committee are Messrs L. Teese, W. Hardie and T.Currie. Mr VV. Hardie was elected President; Mr J. Bingbam, Vice-President; Mr W. Bojes, Secretary ., Mr \V. Wheeldon, Librarian. Than! s to Mr Mackey, we have at last got the new school. It is expected that it will be ready for use in about a fortnight's time, whenihe opening will take place, alao an Arbor Day.
NEWSPAPER 150 YEARS OLD FOUND IN A MOUSEHOLE. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Independent, Buln Buln, Warragul, Berwick, Poowong and Jeetho Shire Advocate — 31 July 1914
NKWSJ'AI'EK 1.10 VF.AUS OLD .KOUXD IX A MOI;KKIIOI.,N. A newspaper J 51} \e;>rs old has been found in ;i mousehole in one of the oldest houses in Kpsoni, Iuigland. It is a copy t .' "Owen's Weekly Chronicle ; Universal Journal," for the week "from October WO to Satur day, November *>, 17&lt;»2," a 1 wo page publication about llin. square ; Though it is believed ibis old paper must have remained screw ed up in the mou.sehole for more than n. century and a hall", the news matter is very legible still. "lie pla.vs a mouth organ. "lias a taste for music, oh ?"
The Drouin Quarry. PUBLIC MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Independent, Buln Buln, Warragul, Berwick, Poowong and Jeetho Shire Advocate — 31 July 1914
l)rouin Quarry. PUBLIC MEETING On Tuesday afternoon thorp vras an attendance of about 3o ratepayers of the Shire ol Buln Buln at the public meeting which was held in the Shire Hall for the purpose of considering the advisa bility or not, of the Shire parting with a half interest, in the quarry to the Warragul Shire. In the absence of the President of the I Shire (Cr Kennedy), Cr Currie presided. Mr W. Young (Shire Secretary) read the petition to the President from the ratepayers asking that a puMic meeting be convened. A latter was also read by Mr Young from Or Byriell, as follows " I regret that having just arrived from Melbourne with my family 1 am uliable to wait for the meeting this atternoon. I would like tlie ratepayers clearly to understand that the Council has not yet come to any ctecision as to the working of the Quarry, tho resolution passed last meeting being entirely contingent on a satisfactory arrangement of ttio financial part of the enterprise, hav^spakento a numher ...
THE DAIRY GIRLS FOR THE DAIRY FARM. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Independent, Buln Buln, Warragul, Berwick, Poowong and Jeetho Shire Advocate — 31 July 1914
THE DAIRY GIRLS FOR THIS DAIKY B'ARM. That life on the tovw 'can M mad. in ideal one we do no &lt; as the labour quest onjs at . Wc think-on some (a m, it must be far from it. Hie ^ of "c8t crs£sr« « tsvx?-* *-*- - undertake too mac.. m.lV.inK takes sufficient rest during t. v «U> ^ make up for the early ; just a, "rent an asset ... tho . ^ a man' . , "t miirlit be accom \h showing what mif. plished in this great ! ica. It in other countries, why not i here ? ,, i A WOMAN WHO "MADE GOOD. I "Women in Dairying" was the sub ' ject of Mrs Howie of Wisconsin's talk btf 're the International Con press of Farm Women. Some dissent occurred to the listeners' minds when women were accorded the credit o! being the first breeders of dairj cat tle, but back through the years and in far countries the speaker led one to the sweet-faced women of Holland, to the thrifty housewife ami farm moth.-r of the Channel Islands, sav ing and tending and rearing always the best and most promising of...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Independent, Buln Buln, Warragul, Berwick, Poowong and Jeetho Shire Advocate — 31 July 1914
Skews, Hunter and Co. 5 SI- -a FARM, LAHil & NtlAMlAt AGENTS AUCTION SALKS AT WARl'.AGL'I IS VIC BY THURSDAY, of i Cattle, Stiecj; an>i Pi^, j AVAK1UGUL-Kvcrj SECOND THUItS- I DAY, of Kal Pigs. (I)c~t Buyers Atleml.) ! WAKKAGUII - QUA It L'KHLY, Hors- | 6al«, BUN VIP- MONTHLY, of Cattle, Sheep & Pigs, Every FuUKTil SATUttDAT,ut Mr ) Statry's Vtrdi. ! ACCOUNT SALES t PROCEEDS ON DAi OF HAI.K. Clc-ial i.!K Mu&lt;!.s CondiKiini, i.outis rv&lt;-j;«liai&lt;!«l. * filiations Jladt ^UTliw11! ^COT'lUsH, V.XIOH * ^AIIOHaL HUE JXHUKAXCB CO. WA li KAGIJL W1010K L V market. THURSDAY. AUGUST G. AT TUEIii YARUfa Opposite lUilway Trucking Ysrdi. K\ 1*2 o'clock Slurp For oWntrK 6 Cows, fat A do, forward condition 7 do, stores 6 do newly calved 8 do, forward springers 10 do backward springeri 5 Heifers, springers 7 do two yoara old 6 do yearlings 15 do poddies 10 Steer poddies 30 fat sheep 50 store sheep STORE PIG DAY. SKEWS HUNTER k CO, Warragul. BUivyiP M...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Independent, Buln Buln, Warragul, Berwick, Poowong and Jeetho Shire Advocate — 31 July 1914
Established 1877-1914-37 Years. PUBLISHED JSYEKY FJRIDAY EVENING, Circulates extensively through out the Shire of Buin Bulu, ana Parts of the Adjoining - ONE OF THE BEST MEDIUMS OF ADVERTISING. If you have Anything to Dispose of, or wisli to make your Business a Success, Advertise in this Popular Journal. MODERATE CHARGES. Accurate & Reliable Reports of all Meetings and Gatherings held throughout the District. News Items "Welcomed. LITERARY SUPPLEMENT. Subscribers enrolled at any time. SUBSCRIPTION-'2a 6d per quarter or *.OP per annum, Posted to Any Address. OFFICE: Opposite Post Oilice, Drouin. | Headache, Jnd'resffon, 1 1 ""V." ' ~ . .W1 Frootoids, sent by post direct to the Pro prietor, is convincing proof that the Public appreciate their splendid curing power over tho above-named complaints. Frootoida are elegant in appearance and pleasant to take; they are immensely more valuable than an ordinary aperient; they removo from the blood, tissues, and internal organs, iraoto...
Football. DROUIN FOOTBALL ASSOCIATION. DROULN V. LONGWARRY EAST [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Independent, Buln Buln, Warragul, Berwick, Poowong and Jeetho Shire Advocate — 31 July 1914
Football. DROUIN FOOTBALL ASSOCIATION. DROULN V. LONGWARRY EAST On Saturday last the vroather was perfect for football, when Drouin travelled to L'lrdner where they met and played Long warry East. Although the umpire (McLarty) t'^ve Drouin anything but a fair ko, it did not make a great doal of difference, as they won comfortably from East by 26 points. S. McLachlan, I Colvin, Born, E. Tritschler, Tolli day and Hearps were the most conspicuous players for Drouin. The following »re t'10 scores: liit quarter Drouin 3 goals Longwarry East 2 tils I blid 2nd quarter Drouin 3 gls 2 bluls Longwarry East 1 gl 4 bhds 3rd quarter Drouin 2 rIS 2 bhds Lonpwarry East 3 bhds 4th quast#r Drouin 1 gl 2 bhds Longwarry Eiat 1 gl 2 bhds Final Q "1. fi hlu-ltt (60 Dolllts),
THE [?]ippsland Inbependent FRIDAY, JULY 31, 1914. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Independent, Buln Buln, Warragul, Berwick, Poowong and Jeetho Shire Advocate — 31 July 1914
-THE ^ippslaiiti Enbepeuticnt FRIDAY. JULY 31. 1914. SERVICES.-The Rev. B. T. Syer will conduct Divine service at 8 p.m. on Aug. 3rd, at Drouit) West; Aug. 4th, at Longwarry South; Aug. 6th, at Athlone. ACCOUNTS.-The following ac counts are awaiting payment at ihe War.agul Receipt and Pay Office : Corrigan Bios (2), Exors. late E. A. Brown.. E. S. Vaughan, Drouin Butter Factory, E. E. Ganderton, W. C. Glare, 0. A. JefTors, R. VV. Millist, M. A. McCrorey, M. C. O'Shannassy, H. T. Sawers, T. F. Sulliran, Trafalgar Horticultural Society, Warragul Water Trust. (If these accounts are not collected by the 3lst inst., they will be returned to Melbourne for annual balance). SALE.-On account of the moit gagee, Skews, Hunter & Co. (in con junction with G. V. Stophon) will offer by auction on Tuesday, 11th August, at the Drouin Sale yards, the farm known as F. G. Scriven's, situated at Jindivick. LECTURE-On Wednesday evening next, the Rey. A. Goodnll will deliver | a lecture on Robert ...
ROMANTIC MARRIAGES-[?] FAILURE. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Independent, Buln Buln, Warragul, Berwick, Poowong and Jeetho Shire Advocate — 31 July 1914
HUM ANTIC MA1UUAUE3 FAILURE. There ar0 too niar\ young pvcplt rho allow their heaus to run ni\\ their heads in a low? u'lair. 3 .011:1^ man and woman hardly out 01 heir t«'vons arc attracted towards i-aut .trior. They think chat they art* boy U luvt>. Their parent* con-nu-t on Ui, >ther hand, that Un\» a.*' y&lt;mu» o know their own minds. rof.. ./thr?.. .unsont, and adv.se tin- you people t&lt; vrtit awhil©. 01 coil' -v, ttio la*tor ua :;rdiately conndor . na- ! i;*. v ,»n« V'inj Jijuhtiy duait **.' i 111» acu t. real I'd l>j;t mldi'uii, »ud duteiumit! that uiey wil mt ho baulked in Uior de>.iro to nurried. Mu:iy girls are incli.'iod to con-ido; !i:>t parental fnemilmoss has nut muci .ifcut oil tile hniniiiu-s-. &lt;if tnarnvd life *'lii« is a pri'ii t mistake. I'heio maj mno time* of iM-fortum* *nd sickness * hen u mother'.! h-dp and advice woult .row! iuvaiuahio. .»nd the wife wht -.t:inot call on that help i> apt to fee. . bitter sense o...
SOY BEANS AND COW PEAS. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Independent, Buln Buln, Warragul, Berwick, Poowong and Jeetho Shire Advocate — 31 July 1914
SOY BEANS AND CO'.V PEAS. The Ohio Experimental U-.is been making n. nural.rr uf tivi* pons, and they.irivc the rej;ult« in the summary belcw : 1. Soybeans have /t wide adaptii tlon as regards soil and ciira.itc. lxr Kcneral, the northern limit of fhofi : adaptation coincides with Ui it oi j maize. 2. Soybeans arc prown chiefly lor bay, grain, silage, soiling, p:..stnn and a soil renovator. 3. Soybeans should not be seeded until all danger oi frcst is past, ant! I tbe ground is thoro irIiIj warmed through. *. Three pecks per acre, drilled in rows twenty-eight inches apart, ^ave the highest yield o! sja.i and the most economical yield of forage for Ithe silo. For best (jiifility of luiy' they should he drilled solid, using 6 or 8 pecks of seed per acre. 5. For hay, cut when po Is be;in to form. For srain, cut just before the beans are ripe, i.e. when pods are be ginning to take on a brownish or blackish appearance. For silage, cut when as near maturity as possible without dropping th...
"A MIRACLE STONE." [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Independent, Buln Buln, Warragul, Berwick, Poowong and Jeetho Shire Advocate — 31 July 1914
'A MIRACLE STONE." The mystery of the " miracle-ston©/ which for centuries has been regarded vitli awe by the inhabitants of a re mote1 mountain region in the Sierra i '.ladi es, in the western part of thi j ?Hate of Chihuahua, Mexico, hnt bee? J .olved. "When the first explorers enter ; .h1 that region many years ago thej i found that the Indians there wore t j small piece of peculiar stone, which ww I attached to a thong around their necks.! The Indians ascribed miraculous heal- '. ing powers to the st-one, and claimed j that it «ra« a cure for rheumatism and ill chronic diseases of the body. Scien tifie men ridiculed tlio idea of its pos mossing any curativo properties, con ddering that it was a superstition' idea which had been handed down fron generation to generation by the Ii lians. A short timo ago several pieces jf the stone, which is found in con siderable quantities in the mountains ?vcre obtained by a mineralogist, nr.' .nkon to the citv of Mexico, where t! e vere analys...
WHICH LEG? [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Independent, Buln Buln, Warragul, Berwick, Poowong and Jeetho Shire Advocate — 31 July 1914
WHICH LEG ? -I Jn a smnll town jn tho West of Scotland the town clerk, who was «i bit of a "character," had the mis fortune to lose his leg in a railway accident. As a mark of appreciation and es teem f&lt;>r his long1 services, the coun cil unanimously agreed to replace his hiss with an artificial limb, which tho.v did as soon as he n'as A fow months afterwards the town clerk, who wus generally known V>y his Christian name, Paul, was un fortunate enough to have his other leg fractured in n trap accident. Naturally tho mishap became food for town gossip, and one old wife, in discussing the matter with a neighbour, was overheard saying "It's a gey bad businoss for I'aul, puir man ; but is't his uin leg or the leg that belangs to the toon that's broken ?*'
BRAVELY FOUGHT. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Independent, Buln Buln, Warragul, Berwick, Poowong and Jeetho Shire Advocate — 31 July 1914
BRAVELY FOUGHT. ir n.t.eiis, u.m un^m uu., ... aprii" i .ticounigud her littlo ones to fror ibout tlio stable door where slio lived IVhilo she was joining them i" thoi ;ricks and gambols, o largo hawk, wn vas sailing above tho barn-yard, in > nonumt darted upou one of tho ki1 ens, and would havo as quickly born* t o/f but for tho courageous inothe vho, seeing tho danger of her of spring, sprang on the common enenn vivo, to defend itself, iet fall the priz* Die battle presently became sevoro t )oth parties. Tho hawk, by tho powo >f its wings, tho sharpness of it uilons, and the strength of his beak lad for a while tho advantage, cruell* acerating tho poor eat, and actual!* lepriving hor of one eye iu the con ?lict. I3ut puss, not in tho leas iaunted at tho accident, strove wit' ill her cunning and agility for tho kit ens till she had broken tho win;: o* »ur adversary. In this stato she eot .im more within tho power of nei ilawa, and, availing herse'lf of this ad vantage, by a s...
Convict's Gratitude. STEALING FOR PHILANTHROPY. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Independent, Buln Buln, Warragul, Berwick, Poowong and Jeetho Shire Advocate — 31 July 1914
Convict's Gratitude. STISALrNtJ FOR rniLANTHROI'V. George Gunning, a taciturn Eng- j lishmnn, who was recently released, from gaol in America, where lie! hurt been detained for stealing dia- j monds from the house of a New! York physician, confessed that ho had rohbed thero and ill Europe be cause of his affection for two little English orphan girls. Gunning says that he left Dartmoor Prison in JOOP, penniless, friendless, and de sperately lonesome. Hunger drove him to a pleasure park, where suc cour came to him from two little charges of a foundling asylum. The children were enjoying a picnic; but, seeing him in distress, they j gave him buns and cake. In their haste to run awav from "the wild man" the two children fell into a pond. Gunning rescued both, and slunk away boforc tho women folk could seo him. .. night. With the loot I dressed like , a nojileman, I went to the found-j ling asylum and managed to adopt ; the two children by gi\ing n false name and position. I sent them to...
METAPHORS. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Independent, Buln Buln, Warragul, Berwick, Poowong and Jeetho Shire Advocate — 31 July 1914
METAPHORS. Too use ot metaphors often leads t* tmusing Hibernicisms. One lias hoard for example, of the gentleman vrh&lt; compared His political adversary to i bird of prey which had had its teetl pulled. Councillor McAIIcn, n member a the West Ham Town Council, went one better than this when, seeking to sooth* ioine colleagues whom lie had affronted he said, "I am sorry to havo raisec such a flame, but I will pour oil 01 it." Animosity was forgotten in laugh ter, nnd the laughter was renewed whei later the councillor, in a burst of en thusiasin, referred to some people bei. "like the enmel which, when it didn* **nnt to see anything, buried its heat in the sand." First roan (in club smoking-room): '' Po. .vou jtnow that. T hnvo a hem thnt iolfsting. What c»n t>o tho reason foi Third Man: "I havo a theory," et«^ »tc. Fourth Mao : " It occurs to me ». After thoy had dificusscd t),Q matter .or an hour, tho man who ntnrt/' .ho affair remarked: "Porhfpa .o say that my hen novo...