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Farewell Social. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Star — 3 February 1914
On~ u-W~eadnsday' evening last, lat thet Fire Brigd Hall a reprfe sent'ativre gatherin g of between 50 and 60 ladies and genitlemen mi et to sy farewellto Mr R S Young; who f?r the past :three years has b'een .an officer of the Leongatha branch of .:the: Bank .'of -Austra lasia ::'Progriessive eu.::chre was indilged initill 10.30; after which an enjoyable programme of d?ances provided me~rrierit :.till the small hours of the m'iaorning. :.i ; - I . During the evening a presernta tion of a suitd case .was made by Mr Loib?b on?behalf of Mr Ydung s friends.. Mr Ltbb ;iremakirig:that o.ne;~aidall were e'xtremely-sorry that Mi·" Youdngi wasaleavinigi the town aiin district; fdor :he- iwould be missed??n:ii " both sporting and social c.iroles - alike..i He ('Mr Younig)i had prved himself .the championi golfer oftihe Leongatha club; anid he : o.:iild :: be g reatly. missed onithe links He had ialso been: ani ardent supporter of: the. itennis cluib; and had assisted wil: lingly with any mov...
No Title [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Star — 3 February 1914
SOfficials in Government De partments are often -at. a loss to know how to fill" in -their. time. Instances are .known where an official has beenf sent .a hundred miles to take the measurement of a pane of glass at a railway build ing, and. return with .the pane. a few days later to puit ihtin' "'This in lieu of entrusting the w:orlk :t the. stationmastedr at a cost :bf: a couple of shillings. -But this -is only one of the many ways of killing time. for the ;draw-ing of a good salary. The latest freak is on the part. of the Police Depart ient;which gives further evidence of the officials- of the detective force having: little' to do :-and plenty of time in iwhicih to do it. A few months ago the telegraphic instrumenti:was stoleni -from the Leongatha railway station. The local police had the matter:- in hand, and: a :detective -vas sent along to ' make .full- inquiries. Every possibleand `impossible clue, was investigated,. but niio trace -could 'be. discovered 'ofthe missing: instru...
FAVEROLLES FOR UTILITY PURPOSES. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Star — 3 February 1914
FAVEROLLES FOR UTILITY, .PURPOSES. The Faverolle fowl is a composite French breed, oontaining the blood,. among others, of the Dorking and the llrahma. The former gives it in "valuable table qualities, whilst the lat-' ter provides the clihracter of hardiness.I As a matter of fact, the Faverolle is one of the most useful breeds in- ex istence, and the sold rbassn whv it is so little kept in this country is that it is so little known and ajprciated. In oertain parts of England no other breed enjoys so good a reputation and it is sinifioant that birds ef " this * stamp, if properly fattened, invariably realise the top prices in the London markets. A Herefordshire farmer who &lt;has kept Faverolles for some four years, considers them quite as gbod as - " Wyandottes for winter laying5 whilst their superior colour and qualty for the table put them well ahead of that breed. • A yaluable feature of the Fa verolle is its& quicl. rolwth. Being fine in bone in proportin to its...
BRING YOUR INCOME UP. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Star — 3 February 1914
" BRING YOUR INCOME UP. - :"Don't keep -your expenses down to your income. 'Bring your income up to your expenses. If you manage to live on wha,t you make. you will never be spurred to better performances." This is the advice given by a San Franciscan who has made good. And why not? It seems heresy but it is not, when you come to think it over. Take the clerk on $1200 or $1800 a year. If he is one of those carefully restrained men, keeping not only his expenses, but his wants well within his meagre income, he will remain a clerk all his life; die with that same income in his old age. The man who has wants beyond his income to gratify, if he has any merit in him, will hustle to bring in the dollars that he needs. Maybe he does not actually wish to live on. a better scale than lie is living, but wishes to save for investment or for a rainy day. - He must lift his revenue or live a hand-to-mouth existence, or run into debt beyond his ability td pay. He becomes ambitious, and more in du...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Star — 3 February 1914
Kullorinburraredthe dayte teb annual bos6 n1914ii9 Lane La~~naprp, We~:dnesda~y~t. Fbuay .-Leongathba Wedn esday, February 25, Foster,l;. Wednesday, March 4tli. RBunyip, Wednesday, aroih l-. THE special attention of :men :with experience of bush: larid and others is directed . to the ALLOTMENTS available :oii.:theii ALLAMBEE ESTATE, Yarragon district. The values 6f the allot mifithn have recently been conr siiderably 'ireduoed The Board is prepIared tc make advances to new lessees tbo assist ,them ini bringing: the 0lanid iniidler grass. Adivanices -.under the -Wire .:Net tinrg Act will also.bi:e made to wire niet boindaries.i: A-ll badvanees are repayable over ten anid= fifteen years. -T he.' scheduled value in-i cludes all 'xistiiig iiproveinents brin the allotien;sits.: F'uirthier particulars mnay hIe obtainied froin? the: Secreta~ry ans Puirdhas-e Board, -Me bodurne, 'or- Mr -S. Gardiier;, A-: laiiibek. Pimstein;at -Gen era l's Depar.ti en't Melbourne, 27th January, 191:4 _,RITT...
MARKET TRAIN FOSTER TO LEONGATHA. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Star — 3 February 1914
MARKET TRAINE ?:..Next D:ate e?Thurs Feb 5.th:&lt;.F.. Fost -bker6 (dp an- 9u l .cm T-r:iorR ~ 'EONG~AT Hi $dHaddlRn? -a 919 wys p l andon wil ) eqihe rmiffae ii 940.L.L mihsalaa ?'aways' in stock. Diaries are handy to 'estock and. farm accounts. Don't Tarix 10. ;.;· iaret hooks and lines for the river. We have large stocks on hand at Ford's ~F:aincy Shop and Sports Depot.-GEoa IiFoan, McCartin street.
LANGUAGE—A GROWTH. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Star — 3 February 1914
LANGUAGE--A GROWTH. We may refuse to admit that our pronunciation is degraded but we eon not deny that it is different from the standard of usage of the previous gen eration. Language, it must be re membered, is in all its phases a growth, and every living tongue suffers change, not only in form and significance; but also; and more noticeably, perhaps, in utterance. . "I can't understand why my second husband is so fastidious" confessed a Olasgow lady to her bosom friend. "He scarcely eats anything. My first hus band, who died, used to eat everything I cooked for him." "Did you tell your present husband thatP" "Yes." "That's the reason."!
A BOY'S IDEAS. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Star — 3 February 1914
. A BOY'- IDEAS . As I am a-boy ard have stayed on the farm I will try to give the" fatheri a little advice on the subject: I liav. read where many a father has .:said, '"'Give7i him something of his wn,' nhich: is8a'veiy gbod way,, butt yet-a v .ery small -thing cmpa red with others . whioh cost less. Why not let :the boy have-his say about the business\ot the fard?, Infact let him. ba "boss" as:lohg as he bosses right. He can say:the' ay1.things should be done but ifl his father thinks different he can :. change, it.: . In changing don't say '-"N6,-that is notright'at nil,'Itlhougnt you-knew more than that.. We'll do it this way." .Tell him where -you think- he is wrong, and ask him what he thinks of your way. Probably in so doing he can show you something you do not know. The worst way to kill the ambition of. a boy is to tell him how good you'used to be. Most boys will count it a likely story, and think less of you ever. afterward. When the boy is feeding a bunch of hogs and. he...
GIPPSLAND CO-OPERATIVE SELLING CO.'S REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Star — 3 February 1914
GIPPSLAND CO-OPERATIVE :SELLING CO.'S REPORT.. ::Butter-choice. lid to l1%d, gbobd .t.prime403d, seconds 10d to: 103d, separators 9'd to 10d, dairies 7'/d" to 8d. Cheese Prime::) -new loaf 5 Id to 6d, 6ieditims 5:&lt;5d: to 53d, semi maturedd: 6d to 7d, matured 8d to 8'd. "'Eggs--Storekeepers lots'8d to 9d per dozen, seleoted 10d to lid, specials ls.per dozen. Bacon -Prime liht sides- lO10d, mediurms 9di:. heavies lower. Middles 10i d-'to lid, hams l1s to ls ld. Wheat F.A.Q./1 3s 6t, . fowls' whe~at 3s ;4'd to 3s: 5d, inferior loveir: Oats; E Miling 1is 9'd to is:-:l0d;feed is :8drto Is. 9d for liest," is7d fir iiediumiidn Maize Nomindal'0 Potatosi Prime Carmans 5s-.P ekees 2'3; 5s. Onion Br~nSanish £6 l0s. Cohff WPrieii oa1'·1t:n£3 to £3 2s 6d, raaging do wn to £2 12s 6d to £2 i-~~s
MARKETS. WOOL. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Star — 3 February 1914
7 M ARKETS. WOOL. SMiessrs Goldsbrough, Mort & Co.'s second :sale of the year in oludedanother good showing of wools from the. south-east of South Kustralia. -As compared With oufr last sale good stylish merinoes-.were greatly sought after, selling at prices which showed.a shghtimprovement on those then ruling, but, on the other hand, crossbreds of all de scriptions, more.particularly when at-: all irregular, were distinctly easier and in. buyers' favor. Scoureds, of which the catalogue .contained some 1100 bales, at tracted good attention, and made very full :rates. Our sale this week (February - 4th) will prac tically dclose .the season in this centre.
SMOKE DRIFT. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Star — 3 February 1914
SMOKE DRIFT. The resoiling of arieas' of land by dredg;esi has been a complete failure. A syndicate is obtaining options ..:of purclihase of suburban land on the Yarra. Connected with the Victorian ::.:railwhys tlher r: r-som'e "?'3,000 employes. 'The 'South African Govertnment has deported the most prominent Labor leaders. Under an amended schedule ."..:increase of wages will . amount to £80,000 per year. , - A ra-vlway to tap: the Latrobei , valley woulid open up 50,000: acres ::of timber icountry. ' '' . A new train"r6ute to Sydney, ::via Tocu mival and Finley is tobe Sopened on 1st May,: :: -..Much :excite nent i F. rance over a gun worls in iRhussia being fiianced by Germi.any. -:Japan is??bending all ,vailable resources to :the building .and , equipnent of hei navy. - . In France all tram ps and vaga Sbonds are photographled measured arid thiir records detailed,: :: -: ':.? TheUnion is.s.s Co. is runniiga v. ::.essel to the 'Soutih Sea Islandstfor t.-::he convenience 6f:touris...
MELBOURNE PIG MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Star — 3 February 1914
NfELBOUR1 E PIG MARKET. Adami on Strettle & Coreport: Stores -Bestn makinig 26s to 30s, slips 14s to 25,suceickers I?s to 20s. Porkers Prime 38s to 43s, extra quality '44s to 46s, hght from 35s. Baconers-Prime 70s to 78s, extra quality 79s to 83s, with a few pens of choioe farmers' lots to 87s, prime .medium- and light weights 63s to 68s, intermediatesorts from - 50s upwards. Choppers-Extra prime heavy fats £6 to £7 10s, ex ceptionally weighty to- i£8 10s, prime weighty £4 to £5 10s,.in-: ferior from 50ss.
Mail Service. MAILS RECEIVED AND DESPATCHED FROM LEONGATHA Closing Hour. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Star — 6 February 1914
MailService.: M AILS HECEIVED AND DEB. PATCHED FROMi-EONGATHA i' ?:)·: ?Closing-Hour. To Melbourde & Korumburra 7a.m & 8.45 p.m; All stations to-/ :Pbrt Albeir t 10.45 a.m. Leongatha South- :.: - Mon. Wed., & Fri- 11.45 a.m; . Mirbodo North.-. - ': Tues. Thurs., Sat. n::"11.?t Mardan T:- Tues, Thiurs;., Sat. :11 a.;ii; ,McKinnon's :R..- 0 Tues.; Thurs., Sat -11::i a.m Wheelani's RO---:. Tues, Thurs., Sat 11 a.m. Koorooman East?--i. ' Tues.; Thurs.;:, Sat, i, a.m. Mardan South Tusi . Thu.s, Sat. 2 p.m. Wooreen R.O.:- :. :: TueS, Thurs., Sat; 11.40 a.mi. Fiandome:s RO. I Tues ,Thurs, Sat. 11.40 a.m. .l ogan'stR.O : Tues,.Thurs, Sat 1140 a.m. Mount Eccles Toes. & Satuiday 12 30p.m. THarper's RO 0 :., Tues & Satuoday -.-12.30 p.m; Tacitan to Tailwin Lower, m?d Cashin's loose bag':- ,', Toes. Thurs. Sat. 12 noon Stony Creek. to Dollar, ::: . :Fidge's -"R:O:, Scodtt'sa)::- RO & Mirboo-Sth - Mon, Wed & Fr?x: 12.30pm, Meencyan to Donmb...
Postal Information. AUSTRALIA & TASMANIA. LETTERS. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Star — 6 February 1914
?.i: -.::,P :?o-,-***--L---.- s Within Comm~onwealth and Witi C w a . d Sacll piaees in .Briies E:mi piie siger eanch '0 1 R Each additihlal f000i: ..:: 0 1 T all placesir p: Britishg E.i.. .pir'e,"si:ngl ;Jeac hGARDB.. : :..- 0 O 1 :.'Reply, ea fii ih-alf·i.;!:: ?. ?;. .:: 0: -! To all other paRct~e-jies;, sh gl .. 1 Reply cards .i.: O 3 NW5PAPERS. Withinr Commoniwealth and New Zealand, for 'every , newspaper, up to 10ozs.j:?::i 0 Newspapeis printed outside the Commonwealth are ti ubject to mga zine rates of postage ::,:.: - United Kinlgdom---Not ex ceeding 8Soz!, each nei?s-:::: paper . . ...0 ,1 Each additional20oz..: : ... 0:O For transmission wholly .by .:-. sea per -Orient anid P. anrid-,:: O. steamers, 16o z - .. 1 0.1, Other: places;.inot exceeding 40sis. ·- ..; . 1· . Each:additional 2oz. .. Withiln the Clommonwealth, fi- books printed in". Aus. Stialia, per 8oz. or part ::- ' 0` Printed outside Australia, .: pet 4ozs., or part thereof: .'0" To New Zealand, per 4ozs. :. O. ...
PIGS AS BAROMETERS. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Star — 6 February 1914
PIGS'AS BAROMETRS - Probably the last thing that one: would expeot to indicate chaiges in the weather is a pig's tail. Hwever according'to the skipper of a Nor wegiani sailing ship, who usuallyhas. ,a porker"'or-two on 'board, one could 'scarcely 'have- a more_ reliable barons eter. When' a weather distirbazice is coming ion, the tails of the pigs, usually kinky, straighten out . adi their ears droop. With the barometer reading between 29,90 and 30 the tails begin-to forecast approach of a trough of Ilow , pressure. When the reading gets below 29.50 the pigs seek cover, and the storm is pretty sure to burst within five hours. Buta high baro meter puts a beautiful twist in the tails, 'sd the ears stand jauntily stiff -ud with a trifle of a cant fos-iverdk The suoceessful man in any business is the on'e who can and will make? use ,if the experience "& otheis-who. hlas? the conrage to discard his own ierror, and adopt the truth. discovere by sthohe
MARKETS. LEONGATHA HORSE SALE. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Star — 6 February 1914
MARKETS LEONGATHA ;IORSE SALE. Mess Moairtid in & CoLeoni gatha and Camipbell& Sons, Kirik's Bazaai, Melblourne (auo tionieers in conjunction) repoprt having held a 'a very successfiil sale of?hiorses ait Leohgatia oin Tuesday 27th~utimilio.A The re-was a good attendaiicoe of Melboiurine and i'export Sbuyersi and corin petition :was 'brisk.throughoui t ie salei for iall l;cl?sses :iof. useful horses T were rno extra heavy dra~ights fdorward: Mediumff draghs sold fr £26 : to £29;, creamery waggon horses to £24, order ciart sorts to £20, triadesmen 's horsesi fit for ieneral light :harness. wpirk, tob£23, aged draughts to £22 ponies to £18 0s, ordinary saiddle an id- harness horses to £173 Taking inito con sideriationii?th?i?i qu ~lity ofitti lte yarding, and the prices rulingat present theif general impressionr was that thiissale was one ofbthe mot succeissiful helld in the tldie trict for a cosiderable time a Jbig proportio oof the yarding head'8~
ADVANTAGES OF CLIPPING HORSES. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Star — 6 February 1914
ADVANTAGES OF CLIPPING HORSES. First.-The- natural'process of moul ting or shedding the hair is a draft on tlia vitality of the aninials.. .The ap petite is diminished, and with work or pleasure, horse exertion is irksome dur ing that period.- Clipping or arti fial removal of the hair accomplishes in a very short space of time what Nature requires much more time to "do7 In other words,' Nature is an ticipated in her work, and the ani Uial's system saved a call upon it. Second.--A clipped horse is less !!able to take cold than a long-coated norse, because the evaporation of pers piration is more rapid. A "hot" 'lorse will cool out ;much quicker witli a short coat. Every groom is aware of -this fact. Third.-A clipped horse requires less fuel (food) to maintain bodily heat thaii the long coated horse; therefore clip ping as a matter of economy should be generally practised. l'ourth.-tA olipped horse 6lioks more cleanly, acts more sprightly ,.and keeps in better health. Horses in Stende...
WOOL. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Star — 6 February 1914
Messrsf Goldsbroug 1Mort & Oo. reiport holding what is prac tically the closinog sale of the season proper in this centre on .Wednesday, offering: a snmall i'id rather misceillarieous diitalo e:od f some 1.300 bales. It was- ab parent at the very outse: thtfiat a good demand existed, and praco tically a complete clearance? w'as made at.values equal: :t?-the highest rates-of the series. Wed nesday's sale reproduces the ex perience of several years in that the second series has been charac terised by as much buoyancy in general good competition as the first, and it is hoped that growers will continue to assist in a fur ther extension of the selling period, as it must be beneficial to all concerned, more particularly to themselves. Prices include: IF (GippRland), 120d for merino, and comeback 12>d; FB/Spring vale, lambs 131; Eurolee (Gipps land), lambs 11/4d; Fairburn 1l/zd; scoured sold to .21d. Earl Grey suggests that all the Empire offices should be concen •rated on the b...
IN A FRIENDLY SORT OF WAY. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Star — 6 February 1914
IN A FRIENDILY SOlT OFWAY. When a man ain't got a cent and 1's feeling 'pnd o' blue, And the clouds hang dark and heavy - and: won't let the sunshine tlihoughl It's a great'thing, O my brethren, for a fellow just to lay "His hand upon your shoulder. in. a friendly. sort: o' way. It makes a man feel curious, it makes the teardrops start, - An' you sort o' feels a flutter iin- the: .region of the-heart; You can't look up and. meet. his eyes,. you don't" know what to say,' ]When his hand is oi'yur shouldelr in a friendly sort o' way. Oh, the world's a ourious compound with its honey and its gall, With its cares and bitter crosses, but a good world after al; An' a good God, must have madeo leastways that is what I say, When a hand is on your shoulder, ii a friendly sort of way.
Increased Mail Services. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Star — 6 February 1914
Inicreased Mail Services iThe meme?? o.? f Gipp??,?land lin ithe Houis of iRepresentativres (Mr Jas.: Beninie tt ?: as l reeivedid the folllowing; communicationsi oi fr ;the Dep iu?i? tertGeneridsfe~t-G' oal in: refereniice :-~to~: exitein'debd· m~a~il sjer vides in the Woorayl and South Gippslainda' Shires;j aniid shoiild iometi?twith rh ich?io aproval.. by-the resideantsin the Flocilities : referred to: i th0e u ndermi? ntioned correst pondencec'~~-i j aDILY; sERVIOE TO TARWIN ibe':hg to inform you itatia com Kimnicationi wiasi reelive at:this ofice from Mir G. M Black;&lt;f Tarwi; M-adow? Tairwin i)Lower; covering a petition from the resi dentsurging that thiefrequency: ofithe:iail ser~ice lne?tiween that place and th'e" Tarwrin railway. statiofi be ?iicieased froithree to si times per -week: Alt;ernative f tenideis :we iivitvedw ilr;i-coiinec tion iiwithe tihetiennial call, anidas a satisfactory offer foretthe cart riage of the imails in quiestion has been received, I ha...