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VOLUNTARY INSURANCE GAIN TO FRIENDLY SOCIETIES. [Newspaper Article] — Trafalgar and Yarragon Times — 6 February 1914
VOLUNTARY INSURANCE GAIN TO F1UHXDLY SOCIETIES. If the compulsory Insurance Act luul no other defects, the multiplicity of cooks would probably spoil tho insur ance broth. The officials of friendly societies who have Cor years past car ried on their quiet but magnificent work have now to be in constant touch with a number of committees, referees, audi tors, and Inspectors, while the Insur ance Commissioners nro always hover ing in tho background armed with a spoonful of new regulations, special or ders or provisional special orders, to stir into the refreshing decoction. This multiplication of authorities is not only costly to an absurd degree, but it will restrict the free development of the mutual benefit societies to a very serious extent. No movements in his tory have been more spontaneous, moro true to national tradition, and less ham j pored by ofllclal interference than the friendly society and trade union move ments in this country. They were in spired by the foresight, the ...
SHIRE OF NARRACAN MONDAY, FEB, 2nd [Newspaper Article] — Trafalgar and Yarragon Times — 6 February 1914
SHIRE OF NARRACAN MONDAY, FEB. 2ml PfCRCiit-Cvb Cantwcl (president) Sav ngc, Miiyloy, lii'iiiii^ni, Campbell, Mah ony, McGregor niul Powell. ColtllUMI'ONDKNOK.. Wallullo Shire, asking reason for notice posted on hiidgu over Tyers river.-To bo informed ol' condition of bridge. C. J. Walker, 10 road from Miller's corner to his property, and oll'ering to put same in order tor X41.-Received. J. O'Brien, asking that bridge bo orcctcd over drain at his place, and oiFering to erect same for £2 10s. Received. J. B. Haigh, protesting against account for asphalting in front of his premises.-Received. W. Riley, Willow Grove, re bad stato : f road between Needham's bridge and Lamont's gate.-Engi neer to inspect and report. G. A. Munro, drawing attention to the bad state of tho Eight-milo (Creamery) road, and urging thot 20 chains nf metal be laid down ; also, od'eiing to curry out the neces sary work, under the engineer's supervision, and to wait 12 months for payment.-To be dealt with later. W...
CHURCH SERVICES. SUNDAY NEXT CATHOLIC CHURCH [Newspaper Article] — Trafalgar and Yarragon Times — 6 February 1914
CHURCH SERVICES. SUNDAY NEXT CATIIOMO CHUKOH Tr«/ttlg«r-Jlnsfi 0 Yurragon---Masfl H Pronbytorian Sorviccs for Sunday J.'caf»lgar 7.80, Yarrugon 2.HO, Moo 11 " Rov U itobortson Ohuroh of lingland .Sorvicou for Sunday Hill K>.d 11, Tanjil S- 2.80, .Moo 7.il0, Bov, 0 U Crowley Moo 11 Trafalgar 7.80 Mr A &lt;f. J-'ishor Trafalgar 11, Yarrugon 7.80 Student Moihodtat aorviccH will bo hold noxt Sunduy a>. follows - Trafalgar 11, !i and 7.80 liav, Sourr. Trafalgar South Mr Wello. Thorpdalo T.80, Mr Humtt; Childcra 8 Mr S Hcott; ijarruean 8 Mr Wallict; Moe 7.8U Air Wolls ? Mr J. T.Utoipoii, dtiitist, will vibii Trafalgar on biidntliiv, 7ill Febrii nry, uiid may bo ouuatilied ut Red ma&lt;i's Coffee Paluoe,
VALEDICTORY [Newspaper Article] — Trafalgar and Yarragon Times — 6 February 1914
VALEDICTORY On Monday last, at the Cciterio.ii Hotel, Trafalgar, Mr W l'hbs was tendered a luicwuii evening, 'l'ho gathering was large and represen tative. Cr Savijje piebiding. The Catering, as usual, was plenteous, and in quality., excellent, and from the toa-t ot the ''King" to the sing iug of "Auld Lang Syno" by the company at the conclusion, pro- ; ccedt-d without a hitch, Mr lirbs, was ilij aiibjent nl many, and high encomiums, tWervedly expressed by the numerous tpeakers and suppor tern ul itio toast, so ably proposed by the chairman in his honor. His progictMVeuiss, entei prizj and un tiring iimus'tiy together with his practical and thorough knowledge of fanning opeiation.-, which hud pro ved him to b>: one of the most suc cessful farmers in the district, his able and most successful elTorts on behall of the Agricultural Society, etc., ivi'io refined to in a manner tbut must have been most pleasing to the guest of the evening. The evening's programme was as follows -Toaai...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Trafalgar and Yarragon Times — 6 February 1914
J WITHAM &15yNTER, "* .fc. LAMP AGENTS. 99 QUEEN ST., MKLBOURNK. Qimk Sellers. MOTOR CAK^ for Inspection. "*1 | Loans Arrange J i->n Farms. No Valuation Fee. GREAT Clearing SALE R. M'LEOD & CO. Th^ Gr&lt;=at Bargain Distributors Will start their Sale 011 Thursday, January 29th For TEN DAYS Only "This will be the Greatest, Grandest and Biggest Sale this noted firm has ever held Look Out four our 7s 6d, 8s lid, 9s lid Costumes, To be Cleared at 2s lid Hous^ of Quality = Warragul 1ER SEASON SUITS. JUST OPEN ISO-A Splendid Ranee of = Juvenile Clothing = Tweeds, Drills, Serges, Galateas Sailor Suits rQr> Suffolk Suits Windsor " Norfolk " . Bradford " &lt;39 Prince Louis " Three Garment Suits. Mens' Tweed Suits from 17s. 6d. to 25s. Fashion and Tennis Shirts. Hosery, Hats, Ties, &c I. B. YULE, Trafalgar s TRELOAR &CO. S ummer Q.ale COMMENCES Saturday, February 7tf» AT THE TRflFhGflR STORES Mr. Trembath&lt; DENTIST "Comer Brunsw...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Trafalgar and Yarragon Times — 6 February 1914
A. CARD, A CARD E, R. WARREN, Commissioner of the Supreme Court fo talcing afliilavits. Hoiiiujciiccd tli" practice of liis fe^ion at Trafuljjiti, visiting YARRAGON on FRIDAY MOE on TUESDAY and Thorpdalc when required. INCOME TAX SCHEDULES MADE UT Melbourne Agent^^ DUF1,Y & KISG (A CARD(. Mr Hubert Kelly, M.A., L.L.B. Barrister and Solicitor, Proctor it Conveyancer HAS commenced tho practico of his profession in" MOE and visits ^ tho Surrounding Courts when .required. N.B,-Income Tho Returns -compiled. Loans Negotiated nnd. other A gone Worl; Effected. . . ' . CARD. A CARD DENTISTRY. FED H. MACARTNEY, Rcocrded by the- DKNTAL Roam of Victoria M~AY be consulted a* hi* Surgerv _ Comimrcnt St.. TRAFALGAR where tho best advice can be obtained, aud all appliances up-to-date. The Amesth^tic vssedhns been certified o by Dl* MoUhoh, Bueteiiologist. Mol ouruc Hospital, MOE visited first anil third l^riday in each month. 3TARRAGON visited Second and Fourth Tuesday in ouch month. Privat...
Baby's Narrow Escape. [Newspaper Article] — Trafalgar and Yarragon Times — 6 February 1914
Baby's Narrow Escapo. ilie little son of Mr.W, Tat terson li.ul a very narrow escape froin drowning at 7 o'clock last evening in a drain at the rear of the property. Mrs Tattersou on missing the child searched the drain and discovered her baby in five feet of water. The distressed kulv jumped straight into the water and rescued her son and her heartrend ing screams attracted the attention of Dr Marsden, who galloped round in a buggy to the scene of the ac cident, and bringing all his pro. fessional skill to bear on ? >. the small sufferer restored a sound baby to his mother's arms.
The Times. FRIDAY, FEBRUARY [?]th. [Newspaper Article] — Trafalgar and Yarragon Times — 6 February 1914
FRIDAY, KKBRUARY nth. The suppliers of the local But ter Factorj' will tender a compli mentary smoke social to Mr C. Stoner 011 Tuesday evening 10th inst, at Redmans' Trafalgar House, at S p.m. The function will not be restricted to suppliers only. Mr Jeremiah Brown, a highly re spected resident of the Tiafalgar dis trict died last evening' from an attack of heart failure, following upon an acute attack of bronchitis. The deceased was of a quiet and retiring disposition, but his many sterling qualities as a citizen gained for him the repect and friendship of all who knew him. He was a single man and was lor muny year in the employ of the local butter factory. Splendid entries hiva been lecei ved by the local sports club for their meeting on Wednesday mxfc The programme is an attractive me and guarantees thorough enjoyment for yonng and old Evory provision has been made for an enjoyable dance at night, admission is fixed at 2/G. The Rev Father Hayes, who, as stated in our columns rec...
LONDON CURFEW HOTEL MANAGERS' COMPLAINT [Newspaper Article] — Trafalgar and Yarragon Times — 6 February 1914
LONDON CURFEW HOTEL MANAGERS' COMPLAINT The growth of the supper club and the cult of the now Bohemianlsm in London arc having an effcct upon t ie his hotels and restaurants of the Wcjt Knd. AU the places which for years have made a feature of after-theatre cater ing-the Savoy, Romano's, the Carlton, the Piccadilly, the Cecil, and Prince's - are fooling the consequences of a movement which every night takis from live to six hundred people to supper and dancing at the smart night clubs recently established in theatre land. A meeting of the London IIoUl keepers' Association to-day gave at tention to the problem of how to me it the new competition that has arisen with the Tango craze and the tendency I of society to indulge in early morning ! revels (says the "Evening News'' of : December f>). i THEATRE RUSH j The situation, almost in a nutshell, ! may be gathered from a conversation ? overheard outside one of the West I2.nl I theatres last night. : "What do you say to supper at t"i...
PRIZE ESSAYS TEN GREATEST INVENTIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Trafalgar and Yarragon Times — 6 February 1914
PRIZE ESSAYS TEN GREATEST INVENTIONS. The "Scicntiilc American" offered prizes for the three best essays on the 10 greatest patentable inventions of tho past 25 years. No two competitors selected the sumo inventions. In fact, only one Invention, that of wireless tele graphy, was conceded unanimously to belong" to tho group of tho 10 greatest. The vote on aeroplanes was almost unanimous. But beyond that there was no unanimity. The conditions of tho contest stated , that greatness would bo measured in terms of practical success and general usefulness to mankind; tho competi tors wero limited to machines, do vices and discoveries commercially in troduced in the last 25 years, and special emphasis was laid on tho fact that the Inventions must bo pat ontable, although not noccssariiy pjilcnted. Tho following 12 inventions securod the highest number of votes, tho num ber printed after each representing ft percentage of the votes given:-"Wire less telegraphy, 07; aeroplane, 75; X rtiy mach...
ENGAGING A HOUSEMAID POET'S CHOICE [Newspaper Article] — Trafalgar and Yarragon Times — 6 February 1914
| ENGAGING A HOUSEMAID POET'S CHOICE (By P. II., In the "Westminster Gazette.") Charles Is a poet. lie isn't at a!! the kind of person who has long greasy hair, an absent air, ami very bud manners. No, I am glad to say that from the outside no one could possible guess his poetical tendencies. ! lie'also never docs eccentric things, such as talking aloud to himself in the ; streets, or walking down Bond-street with a lame liamingo 011 a piece of ribbon. The only occasion on which his be havior was not absolutely normal was when he engaged a housemaid. * This doesn't sound at all poet tea), but really it was most romantic. Of course he wasn't thinking of en gaging anyone at the moment. He had a perfectly good housemaid. It was, only afterwards that the other one came. Uut this is gelling so involved that I shall begin at the beginning, and explain what really happened. Charles is accustomed to have an early breakfast in his study, which looks out across -the street 011 to a hideous ch...
PUZZLED JUDGE MYSTERIOUS LETTERS. [Newspaper Article] — Trafalgar and Yarragon Times — 6 February 1914
PUZZLED JUDGE MYSTERIOUS LETTERS. Tlio strango dlvorco suit in which charges against each other»wcro made by Mr Ornn Edgar Starr, a JIarloy street dentist, and his wife, ended yes terday in the victory of tho husband (reports tho "Daily Express" of De comber 11!). It was decided by tho jury that thero had been no cruelty by Mr Starr, and that Mrs Starr had been guilty of mis conduct, Mr Starr was granted a decree nisi, and his wife's petition for a judicial separation was dismissed. The principal figures In the case. j apart from the husband and wife, arc: ! Mr Cuthhertson, or "Gibson/' the co-respondent, who was said to have visited Mrs Starr while her husband was in America. "Sammy," also said to have visited Mrs Starr. Miss Annie Hilliger, sister of Mrs Stair's maid's sweetheart. "Sammy's" chauffeur, whom Miss Hinder believes to be a myth. It was stated by counsel that Mi's Starr borrowed money from Miss llil liger. and that she handed Miss llilli ger letters purporting to come f...
INDIAN REFORMERS [Newspaper Article] — Trafalgar and Yarragon Times — 6 February 1914
INDIAN REFORMERS A correspondent especially well In formed on the subject writes to the "Westminster Gazette" on November* 21: Gopal Krishna Gokhalc was bovu in Kolupuiv Poona. lie is a Hrahmln, and politics have ever been a passion with tills Mahnnshtra I'.ruhmln. As a stu dent lie was known for his groat abl 111 v, retentive memory, and steady ap plication. In 18S-1 he became a member of the Deccnn Kdncatiun Society. For about twenty years Mr Gokhalc tilled U\&lt;! Chair of History and I'oUtlcal tfco lutmy in tho Fergusson College, Poom, one of the best colleges In the whole oC India. As a lecturer Mr Gopal Krishna Gnk hale spent almost all his time and en ergy for the twenty years of his youth. It was the late Justice Kanadc who ehoso. Gokhalc as one of bis clcct, tuvl initiated him into the mysteries of polities. Since that day Gokhalc has never missed any single opportunity to work for his Motherland. In 1S07 ho came to* England to give evidence before the Uoyal Commiss...
HER SUN SPOTS [Newspaper Article] — Trafalgar and Yarragon Times — 6 February 1914
II Kit SUN SPOTS "A lady of fashion much desired to be present at a lecture on *Sun Spots' which a great astronomer wag an nounced to give," says the "Wes*min ster." "Helng unablo to attend, sho wrote apologising for her abscnce, add ing, 'I am so sorry. I was extremely anxious lo hear what you had to say, because I've been a martyr to freckles all my life/ " Two seamen stranded at Peter borough Station (Eng.) late at night were \\*alking up and down the plat form to keep themselves awake, when one fell over the edge. JTls companion, believing his friend had gono ovor board, took a header after him. A badly cut head reminded him that ho was on solid earth. Thero Is reason to be liovo that the men wcro not teetotal
POLICE SAMARITANS [Newspaper Article] — Trafalgar and Yarragon Times — 6 February 1914
POLICE SAMARITANS "I think it is viyht that ih* public >dn uld know they have nu n like this in their police force," .said Captain .Ia&lt; obsen, a Scandinavian, in lolling the "Haily News" on November 1-1 of an art of humanity by a .sergeant of the fitv poliee. Captain Jacobsen has charge of a Scandinavian shipping bureau In Fen rhurch street. This little affair, he went on, has HO tom bed me that, whether the sergeant likes it or not, I am going to tell it. Recently this poliee ollieer came to nie and said he had found in a city jtivei at night an elderly seaman, stranded and destitute. The man was a Dane. The sergeant kindly said he did not want to lock the fellow up. The man was a seaman all right, and locking him up, said the sergeant, would do hint no good. The police man had been feeding the man, and had lixed him up In a lodging-house. Captain Jacobsen explained that of course he got numbers of such cases, aiid had to be careful. Hut he Invited the city police oti...
MAGAZINE MOTOR CAR VAGARIES OF WRITERS [Newspaper Article] — Trafalgar and Yarragon Times — 6 February 1914
MAGAZINE MOTOR CAR VAGAUIES OF WllITlJUS One ot tho most remarkable pro ducts of the twentieth eonturj is.lii'" triumph of mechanical on pirn ci k. tho Magazine motorcar. I J[ remarked that tho gonllenun wrlic the glowing advertisements > "Houses to Let" have ob\iou*i> n« Jived In then-.." .... . It is equally obvious (says M«-t"'i Nowh") that tho worthy l.»1k \ui«» write, hi the popular map'/mvs. 'J1111.' curling short stories. about motoxcaii* hnvc never driwn in thorn. It wa*. of courwo, inevitable that with tho rapid advance of the motmvar in ])opular favor there should ho a eor respondlng advance in the popular Imagination on the subject. In this oaso the proverb must ho ivvorsed. for assuredly tho short story-tollers make ttcllou .stranger than truth. There are several different models ot' the magazine motorcars, hut, so far as essentials are concerned, the specification is common to all. It lre ijuently has eight evlindors; seldom fewer than six. It has a gigantic bodv,...
LAND AND LABOR PREMIER'S VIEW. [Newspaper Article] — Trafalgar and Yarragon Times — 6 February 1914
LAND AND LABOR PREMIER'S VIEW. "We have met to inaugurate an or ganised movement wlmsp primary pur pose it is to inform and lo .stimulate : public opinion as to the urgency of land problems and the necessity of land reform," declared Mr Asquith at a dinner (o inaugurate the new Central Land ami Housing Council. Dealing Jlrst with the condition of the rural population, the Premier said tin prospects of the mass of the agricul tural community depended on the ! wages of the rural laborer. | "In Durham and Northumberland the i average weekly earnings of the agri cultural laborer wore 21/ and ~2/. In Oxfordshire and Norfolk they ranged i from just below to just above 15/. ! "What do I mean \yhen 1 say 'mini- , mum wage?' I mean a wage such as to j ensure to the laborer of average indus- | try and prudence reasonable conditions , of living, umojiff which I include the ability to pay commercial or economic rent for the house in which he lives. "The three salient features of the housing con...
EMPLOYER BEAT TYPISTS "RUSSIAN PRACTICES" [Newspaper Article] — Trafalgar and Yarragon Times — 6 February 1914
EMPLOYER BEAT TYPISTS "11USSIAN PRACTICES" "if those practices arc permissible in Russia they are nut permissible hero," declared Mr Allan Lawrie, De puty Chairman of the London Ses sions, yesterday, in sentencing Joseph Marcus Copelvitz Josephson to twelve months' Imprisonment for assaulting Violet .Sharp, of Paulet road, Camber well, one of his apprenticed typists (says the "Daily News" of December H). Mr Lawrie .added that the priso ner would be recommended for de . portatinii. Josephson pleaded guilty to a com mon assault, and added: "1 misunder stood my position as a master. 1 thought I was justilied in punishing." Mr Curtis Dennett, who prosecuted, iv-told the story recently given in evidence at the police court proceed ings. lie recalled the prisoner's writ ten declaration to a parent: "I am a strict disciplinarian. . . . ] make no distinction of sex," and went on to relate how a "book of faults" was kept. "When seven faults were entered up against Violet Sharp Josephson said...
RACE FEELING [Newspaper Article] — Trafalgar and Yarragon Times — 6 February 1914
ll.YCII L'UliUNO "A feature that strikes the returning traveller after a few years' absence in Asia or Smith America is the submerg ing of English race feeling under a sea of cosmopolitanism," says the "Re fotve." "Among Englishmen born an&lt;? breil there seems to be a consensus of Impotent dismay at the destruction of English race feeling."
DUEL BY PROXY "PIERRE LOTI" CHALLENGED. [Newspaper Article] — Trafalgar and Yarragon Times — 6 February 1914
DUEL BY PROXY "PIERRE LOTI" CHALLENGED. Some weeks ago Lieutenant Turcom, 0/ the Bulgarian Army, sont a chal lenge to Claptaln Jullcn Vlaud, of the French Navy, better known by his lite rary jseudonym of "Pierre Lotl," Pays the Pari., correspondent of the "Morn ing Post" on November 10. Plerro Lot! ns champion of the Turkish cause, has-, in a number of published articles and pamphlets, spoken In very strong terms of the atrocities alleged to have been committed by the Bulgarians In the war. As M. Lotl decided to Ignore this chullenge, It was taken up by an officer of the Turkish army and several French journalists. After the various complications which so often arlso In an affair of honor It was decided that a duel should take placc between the well-known swordsman M. Brelttmayer and Lieutenant Turcom. The weapons chosen were swords. The duel took place this morning, and the two adversaries fought so courageously that the spectators f.:ared on several occasions that It might have a ...