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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Powlett Express and Victorian State Coalfields Advertiser — 29 January 1915
a a is© [pa e5D .J J'n Timber 3M©rclia-3it, Ironsiionger, IBi8.ild.er and. Cohtractor# Plans and Estimates prepared for intending* Builders. FOW3L3ETT TIM3B13I& &lt;§s HARDWAEE CO., Old Post Office, Site, T, W©HTIHIM3&lt;SS» will pay you $&lt;o> 9 DO~ Advertisements. Uafg? XT) And Importers of Air Beds and Cushions, Enemas, Silk Elastic Stock ings, Bandages, Galvanic B&ttei'ies, Abdominal Belts, Trusses, and Surgi cal Appliances generally. Price List Posted Free on application. ORDERS BY POST Promptly Attended to and Despatched on the day of Receipt. 28© ST. °9 MELBOURNE. Bkanch Piiakmacy ; 111 COLLINS STREET. Royal Mail Hotel, Archie's Creek. litiau g £3^51 DESIRES co notify the Public of the surrounding district that their is FIRST CLASS ACCOMMODATION AND MEALS at the above Hotel. Only Best Brands of Wines and Spirits. SALE DAY - NOW THIRD WEDNESDAY IN THE MONTH. , Good Stabling and Excellent Grass Paddocks, TERMS MODERATE. OZONE HOTEL, D...
The Great Goat Race. LABOR DAY SPORTS, KILCUNDA, ENTRIES REVIEWED BY NO. 9. [Newspaper Article] — Powlett Express and Victorian State Coalfields Advertiser — 29 January 1915
The Great Goat Race. LABOR DAY SPORTS, KILCUNDA, ENTRIES REVIEWED BY NO. 9". The inclusion of a Goat Race in the L Labor Day sports' programme at Kilcunda was viewed at first with dis pleasure by many residents of Won thaggi, and I fully expected to see a burst of indignant correspondence in the columns of the "Express" from Liberal or Pro Bono Publico, What Oh, and Mother of Ten. Bad enough to have your tagosaste hedge trimmed by wandering horses and cattle in the night time without introducing a greater nuisance in the shape of the vile-smelling billy-goat into our t:>wn. As no protest has been forthcoming I assume that goat-racing must be a popular and exhilarating pastime, and judging by the number of entries re ceived a capital . day's sport in that direction may be anticipated. Having received a list of entries and handicaps , from Mr J, E. Goldsmith, sports' secre- ! | tary, a few remarks on the pedigrees and performances of the various con testants would be of interest an...
Powlett Express. PUBLISHED EVERY FRIDAY. TELEPHONE No. 8. FRIDAY, JANUARY 29, 1915. LOCAL AND GENERAL. [Newspaper Article] — Powlett Express and Victorian State Coalfields Advertiser — 29 January 1915
flofolett duress. PUBLISHED EVERY FHIDAY. TELEPHONE No, 8, FRIDAY, JANUARY 29, 19157" LOCAL AND GENERAL. TUB pay.at the State Mine this week amount to £6779 MR. G. A. Parrett, dentist, will visit Wonthaggi in future on alternate Saturdays instead of Wednesdays. THE clearing and forming of a road to the Wonthaggi beach would prove a great btion' to all " residents. As loan Works are' nearly. completed, something jojigHt to "be'(long roon.' 4-T the Wonthaggi Court of Petty ggssigns y,es^rjday;"'bjef&lt;5fe' Dr. Baird anil Messfcs. Cgck £jnd Ferguson, Js.P., W, T. Moranfc sued Murdoch for £11 debt. An nrdpr was ma?}e for the amount, with 26s costs, A SITTING of the County Court will be held at Wonthaggi on Tuesday, Febtuary IP. A record number of summonses, about 60 or 65 have been issred for rates in the Woolamai Wo. haggi railv/ay rating area. One or two other cases may also be tested. AT the recent State scholarship ex aminations Leo. Gartlan, Alena Wis hart, and Mabel Borra...
FOR WOMEN [Newspaper Article] — Powlett Express and Victorian State Coalfields Advertiser — 29 January 1915
FOE WOMEN (By "Ambrosirta.".) A Homo paper gives an amusing ac count of»how enterta'ning Belgians adds to the social status. To have only one Belgian in- ypur_ hose is to invite a condescending pity, buf the family that has two or three, though pleaded, must, on the other h.-ind, look with rcs pect on. those others that can boast of their six or seven. Not ponnds in the bank, but Belgians- in the drawing room or kitchen, places you as a house holder, to be looked up to in England now . We hope no one. with deceit ful pride, boasts of more Belgians than hci possesses. There must be a tem tation. Billeted soldiers, again, give rise to arrogance. Tho soldiers also, even j[f mot intellectual themselves, have an intellectualising effect. One English woman confesses that she has felt compelled to throw away her novels and fill up her spare time by studying history since they camo. - Not to study war maps again, seems, .under . the circumstances', terrible inertia. Was it not R. L. Stevens...
CHANCE. [Newspaper Article] — Powlett Express and Victorian State Coalfields Advertiser — 29 January 1915
CHANCE. Despite the maxims taught us in child hood, ciiauce is an important factor in human affairs. A man's success or failure ma}' depend upon his happening to be in a particular place at a particu lar moment, or in catching a certain train or in missing it. Some people will read this paragraph, others will not. Those who do read it will acquire infor mation which others will be without. I.ife is a tragedy of circumstances. -Many people suffer from common ail ments, such as rheumatism, gout, neu ralgia, lumbago, backache, sciatica, blood disorders, anaemia, indiges tion, biliousness, jaupdice, sick headache, general debility, gravel, stone or bladder troubles, who do not know that their suffering may be due to the retention in the system of uric and biliary poisons. Inefficient action of.the kidneys and liver causes such retention. During the past thirty-five years treat ment of the disorders named, by Warner's Safe Cure has proved eminently success ful, simply because Warner's Sa...
A NOVEL RUDDER INDICATOR. [Newspaper Article] — Powlett Express and Victorian State Coalfields Advertiser — 29 January 1915
A NOVEL RUDDER INDICATOR. A rudder indicator is now made which indicates the positon of a rud der at night without the use of any light in the wheel-house. The device is made entirely of bronze and is at tached to the steering wheel. An arrow' travelling over a dial indicates the exact position of the rudder, swing- I ing as it does with the rudder, so that j tho position of the rudder may be seen instantly in daylight. At nijrht the. scale remains dark if the rudder is , amidship. If the rudder is to port, a red light 'Humiliates a ' translucent shield, thus notifying the helmsman immediately of the general position of the rudder, while tho arrow gives the exact angular direction. If the rud der is to starboard, the shield glows green. In no instance is any bright light shown to interfere with or ob scure the wheelman's'vision,' which is tlie, case wherever » ligbt is turned on in the* whoelhouse'. 2
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Powlett Express and Victorian State Coalfields Advertiser — 29 January 1915
K IS "T3 "3 I L3E3 FRIDAY (THIS) FRIDAY, JAW. 29, Sharp at 8 p.m. GRAND BENEFIT PICTURE NIGHT, In aid of the LOVELL FAMILY, under the auspices of the Powlett. Branch A.G.M.A. The total proceeds without any deductions donated by the Wohthaggi Theatre. TWO STARS.-A TWO REEL DRAMA BY THE A.K. CO. The Expert's Secret 2,00Cft. A strong story of an Inventor's fight against a Trust and a FaithlesB Friend, A TWO REEL PHOTO PLAY BY LONDON FILM COMPANY: CBiiM of My Heart. 2,000ft. A truly humane Drama, full of power and pathos. KEYSTONE. TOPICAL^. Caught in Tights. Byily Boy & Pnfjsfi @az§t& 680ft. of FUN. " Tjie'liinijt.y ^ goofj; Supported by a Selected Brogfammg. SfATURDA^^A^tyAliY. "§QV S&arpftt "8 p. m. Union Band will p]ay Selections, Another Guessing Competition opens to-night TWO STARS.-A Two Reel Movie by the Majestic Comp. Of The 2,000ft., or "THE BLACK ADEPTS." A mystic, powerful story of a Hindoo Charm, and its many adventures. " . BY. THE FAMOUS PLAYERS, P...
OF RURAL INTEREST [Newspaper Article] — Powlett Express and Victorian State Coalfields Advertiser — 29 January 1915
OF RURAL INTEREST (By "Rusticus.") ' The State Government is re-assuriag as to the prospects of seed wheat .for the coming season. The position is set ', out in the following statement issued by the Premier:-- - . .; "In the matter of the supply of,-see'd for the wheat areas, the public ? nedd feel no 'concern as. to a sufficiency ...for all requirements being available. Act ing on the advice of the Government, the great bulk of farmer have made their own arrangements for seed, for it lias been made abundantly clear from time, to time through the press and in Parliament, that the Government at no time had the intention to make ^pro-' vision for seed wheat, either by orders for purchases through regular channels or by direct distribution 0f seed, to other than those who were unable to financially undertake thq purchase. It was anticipated at one time that pro vision for as much as 1,000,000 bushels ' of wheat would be required, and ar rangements were accordingly ina^e- for J securing...
DECEIVED. [Newspaper Article] — Powlett Express and Victorian State Coalfields Advertiser — 29 January 1915
DECEIVED. Little Willi ewas left alone with his sister's beau,i . "Mr Chumpley, ' lie. presently said, "what is a popinjay?" Sister's beau wrinkled'his forehead. "Wh-whv, a popinjay is a-a-vain bird." "Aye you a bird, Mr Chumpley?" "Certainly not." "That's funny. Ma said you was a popinjoy, and pa said there was, no doubt about your bein' a jay, 'an sis ter snid there was small.hopes of your poppin', and now .vou say you ain't a bird at all. That's'funny."
SOUTH DUDLEY v. RAMBLERS. SOUTH DUDLEY.- First Innings. [Newspaper Article] — Powlett Express and Victorian State Coalfields Advertiser — 29 January 1915
- SOUTH DUDLEY v. uAMUL'JRS. SOUTH DUDLEY. - First Innings. Downes, b Teasdale ... 9 Hoiiins, b W. Tibba'iia ... 20 Wallace; c Maynard, b Teasdale ...- 7 Beare. c and b Smith . .... 68 Feme, b W. Tibballs , ..... 1 Solly, b Smith ... 15 Ileyward, c McCrimmon, b C. Tibballs . ... 19 Keast, run out ... 7 May, b W. Tibballs ... 0 Andrews, not out ... 8 Williams, lbw., b Smith ... 1 Sundiies ... ... 15 Total . ... ... 170 Bowling-Maynard, no wickets for 36 runs; Teasdale, two for 38; W. Tibballs, three for 22; Smith, three for 21; C. Tibballs, two for 24. RAMBLERS.- First Innings. Dempsey, c Solly, b Feme . ... 8 W. Tibballs,- c Feme, b Wallace ... 9 Teasdale, not out ... 16 Smith, not out ... 10 Total, 2 wickets for ... 43 Bowling. -Feme, one wicket for 21; Wallace, one for 22.
San Remo. [Newspaper Article] — Powlett Express and Victorian State Coalfields Advertiser — 29 January 1915
1 * v j; - San Remo. I . __ The Rev H. E. Potter and Cr Steenholdt, J's.P'satas a Revision Court in the Shire hall on the 17th inst., and dealt with the Legislative Council vote£>.list for the Phillip Island division of the Mornington electorate. It has long been the custom of the trustees of the San Remo ceme tery to allow cattle the right of grazing there. The community does not unanimously approve of the practice and there are other parts of Australia in which differ ences of opinion on the subject exist. The Gundagai (N.S W.) paper writes :-" All is grist that comes to the mill over at Denili quin. The cemetery trustees there have given permission to graze cattle and horses within the hal lowed grounds, and at night time "Roany". the milker lies heavy on the grave of Pat. Maione, to keep him dead, while Dobbin the cart horse, chases the ghost of Sandy Mcintosh round the tomb stone. We are now' waiting to hear of the trustees calling tenders for the right to advertise on tomb ...
RIFLE SHOOTING. [Newspaper Article] — Powlett Express and Victorian State Coalfields Advertiser — 29 January 1915
RIFLE SHOOTING. The December shoot for the Mesley Richmond trophy was won by J. I'earce, 8 shots 500 and 600 yards. Results. Hdcp. BOO 600 G'd yds. yds. Hdcp. T'tl. J. Pearce ... 37 37 2 4 79 D. Morgan (capt) 36 36 2 4 78 R. Pullerton ... 35 34 4 6 78 J. Sanderson ... 34 30 5 7 76 W. Hawthorn... 35 35 2 4 76 A. Morey ... 35 33 2 4 74 R. Dilworth ... 27 .28 7 9 71 W. Clough ... 35 31 1 3 70 C. Norris ... 37 29 scr, 2 68 G. Cockram ... 28 30 4 6 68 L. Male ... 28 30 3 5 66 A.Hayes ... 29 30 2 4 65 C. Notley ... 18 28 5 7 58 J. Hayes ... 14 28 6 8 56 The February shoot will be lor Cr. Bird's trophy at lOOCyards.
SOMETHING'S GOING TO HAPPEN [Newspaper Article] — Powlett Express and Victorian State Coalfields Advertiser — 29 January 1915
SOMETHING'S G.OING TO HAPPEN A man in a, furious passion rushed up to the advertisment counter of a [ certain newspaper office the other day. "That's what I am going to give him," he began, bringing down a heavy hunting crop on the counter with a crash. "Where is he?" 'Beg pardon sir,' said the clerk, "any thing I can do for you?" "Yes, there is somethingyou can do." roared the stranger. "You can in troduce me to the idiot "who stuck that in your paper." "That" was a notice under the head 01 "Marriages." "Do you see that, sir? John Jen kins and Sarah Smith are not married sir, and never intend to be. It's a hoax, sir-a miserabla hoax." "Really, sir/' said the clerk, "if there's a mistake, we're exceedingly sorry. We do our best to avoid this sort of thing, but when Mr Soft brought that notice in he said-" "So Soft brought it did he?" inter rupted the man with the hunting crop. "That's all I wanted to know. Good morning." I On reaching the door he turned back. "Take that notice out b...
Bass. [Newspaper Article] — Powlett Express and Victorian State Coalfields Advertiser — 29 January 1915
Bass. . Hospital Sunday was success fully celebrated here last Sunday, when there was a good attendance of local, district and Wonthaggi visitors. Addresses were given by Rev Lousada, .. Mr G. Eden, Glen Forbes (who had been a patient in the hospital and who spoke very kindly cf the good treatment're vived from.' the matron, nurses k'n'd'stafi* of that' deserving institu tion), Or Steenholdt (Woolamai), Pr"MpMahpr» (Mayor of Won fh^ggi), Messrs I). Simpson (Presi dent) apt] T- Mathieson and G. R. Abrahainjioii (secretary Hospital Committee). Jt was clearly pointed out that the hospital was essentially a dis trict institution, in which every individual subscriber, whether he or she resided' in Woolamai, "VVon thaggi, Bass, Corinella, or any other part of the district had equal interest. The hospital was not solely a Wonthaggi institu tion, but a district one, open for the treatment of suffering humanity, and for that reason deserved the universal support of everyone. 1 Tlie'gathering...
NEWS SUMMARY [Newspaper Article] — Powlett Express and Victorian State Coalfields Advertiser — 29 January 1915
! A small batch of immigrants will ar [ rive in. Victoria by the Miltiades, which left England on the 11th Janu ' ary. There are 35 domestic servants. : 6 farm workers, 2 lads and 1 passon ! ger travelling at reduced fare. I For the year 1914 the deposits of ' the Now Zealand Savings Bank Jirnoun ! ted to £11,904,322, and withdrawals ! to £10,603,018, the excess of deposits i being £1.301,30-1, as compared with ail I excess of £2-15,3-18, the previous year. I The deposits for the December quar 1 ter were £2,696,000, and the, with ! drawals £2,268,000, an excess of de | posits amounting to £443,000. The Control of Trade Board fpr the southern division of Queensland has de cided to increase the price of beet by I lid per pound all round. It is prob [ able, however, that the board will meet ' again next week to revise prices, as the high prices for stock ruling ni tlio markets may not be maintained. Lake Terang, which has been gradu ally shrinking for several years, has now become quit...
"THE TINKER'S CAMP." [Newspaper Article] — Powlett Express and Victorian State Coalfields Advertiser — 29 January 1915
"THE TINKER'S CAMP/' At the edge of the wood- ou^a^flat, house-made tents with branches |bf trees for poles and sacks for can vas, and which do not conform i'o i military pattern, nor have the plans / passed the Dean of Guild. Thsy i eare not for conventionality. Theory live the simple life on frugal The tent fire is kindled from sticks' gathered in the wood and whatever coal can be gathered by the wayside during their itineracy. The .collec tins are arranged out, and oldBij^ young are busy cleaning and cutty the tins to be made into saleali- ,, wares. The old man and woman. ' with faces covered with lines; of S worry and the effects of the weather. [ sit socking an old black cutty up ! against their cheek, are casting fur. tive glances at the younger ones to see that they are doing their work right, uttering an occasional o_ath the "kids" for improper methods. The old man manipulates the bolt-sjsing " the solder scraped from the tins' by^ the kids. Round the tont are eollec- ; tion...