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CHILDREN'S COLUMN. THE LAND OF NEVERWAS. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Star — 6 January 1914
:-' '1 ·? :o - .-.. "?' . ..-,:i·: ·· .. ;.. 'i?-:::' . '" - . CHILDREN'S COL ..UMN. THE LANI) OF NEVERWAS. .Where are all those shining valleys'which i used to sing and rhyime, . : : -: Purple with the clustered fruitige of the harvest's fields of time ? r Where are all those young ambitions, framed :: in-rainbows, aureoled , 'With a halo mist of glory woven froin the " sunset's gold? ' ieone. before their realizatin, like efforts without a cause, SVanished in the misty limbo of tne Land of Neverwasi - SWhere are all those topipling castlesturret tipped with moonlit.glows, ., Gay with youths and laiighingrmaidens, thro' . . their echoing porticoes? Where are those aerial br-wnstones with . their gargoyles of red mist, STouched with sardonyx and tepax and with . gbld and amethyst ?... SThey have floated on the summerclouds hat . never wait nor pause, . Down below the dim horizon of the Land of Neverwas I Where are all those golden galleons floating o' o?ihe tideless seas, With their...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Star — 6 January 1914
pRELIMINARY' ANNOUNCEMENT. AUSTR-kLIA'S NIGHTN GLE ·~.1. . ·-?- " -:-1:.·-- . .si ' .":.) , -olwn:dtes-".EON H I Friday;, 20;th ~March 1914. Victo --ia ?Bushr Nursin 0 As-n ' M Mi'EENIYAN- u CENTR E T Ies AeNNi AL MiIBETINGS will be :Theld atth- e followinisg piaces on the followxing date: : s ..k ~I)UMBALK NORlTH -Friday, 9t1h Mrs FffrphLn ; Diiinbalk.Noari-th; IrG6 January, 2 pj.m. DUMBALK-Friday, 9th Ja?iuary, BUFFALO Satuerday, 10th Janu ry, 2p.m..BFb· s~~y MEENIYAN -Saturday,10th Jat nuary, , usixiEss: Preientiin, of Balanice Sheet: aiid Election. of Seven Members lof Committee S.Tbe forlloi;imngi meiliers retirea from Commiitte, biiut? are eligibliei for eio electi:on :-, rs W,. H??u ; ghes; Dumbalk; Mrs Furphy ?Diiubalk North,; Mr Geo6. Griffen, Buffalo M;rs Iarshall, Mrse McLean, _Mes rs A. MIcDorialds and P,? J F'r.rell; Meeniiyan ? r: s McLean 'and: -. By order,f ; :,: .:: Mr W.-?G OJi. 0fflla ni stixdin fo?; -G GRFe1 resident W JIPRREL on Se Lefongathi i A & P Soc...
ROAD METAL V. REASON. TO THE EDITOR. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Star — 6 January 1914
. ROAD'- METAL- . REASON. S TOTHE EDITOR..: ,: -. -SIR,ýSome little exuberance of animal spirit may: be excusable at the':birth of-the year. But-i.t; takes more than that -to, explain the cowardly r spitefulness.: that threw. road ..metal at a: lighted window-bf an :occupied room. in the front .of the Methodist Par' sonage with such force tha6tit cut a liole:--through .the. glass ' aiid blind, -and fell close to a burning kerosene lamp. It -is liard'to'be lieve that such remnants of the dark-ages exist in this self-respect ing town,-. and .that :,even little children ar6e not safe fro6ni flying glass and :road metal even :when asleep in bed. -No better proof could be given of thoe- need.- for some such society as the Reformn Bureau "for the pronmotion of true citizenship."' No doubt some truth expressed by me 'as secre tary has got home on this. poor unfortunate, and heliis champion' ing liquor- .or gamblihng.: I .ask fullest publicity, in hope that- his friends will detect him, and...
CORRESPONDENCE. FISH AND FISHING. TO THE EDITOR. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Star — 6 January 1914
:~ oORREssPoNDENC E~~,, FISHT AND FlSHING ; :~TO' THE EDITOR;~:`~:i S?Ra In ar recdeentssiuetisu oo?iS-yur. paper was gilven: a report nofY: fishin g compeittion engaged-in bi ertain anglers, ol hich rebsuled-in the average basket being very smiall. The excuise given icr this was the probability: of too many closei seasoin fishers :PerhapsY to say the would-be anglers : were hardly .possessed ofias mrifch skill inlthe art as is niecessary would be neareri the mnark, anid would sug gest itself qitie readiy to any who hav6.e enjdyed:an afternoon s fishing-this iseasb ?.-nL st w6ek-a picnic: party spent?an enjoyable afternio6n at this pastime, aSidas on. previous :occasions, neither quantity nbor quality.- was la:cking Ig Although a good excuse is-better than. none; it is hoped: an excuse b?etter than a- libad :ori:e will jPext tiUe' be foind.~ Yours truly, --:: - U INSPOTTED. 27.1213.
Mail Service. MAILS RECEIVED AND DESPATCHED FROM LEONGATHA. Closing Hour. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Star — 6 January 1914
.-,1ALS RECFlflD AND ]5ES. PATO1C1ED. iFPM LEONGATHA . ClosingHour. To "J'bnurne & Km ifiburrti 7 m & 3 45,p.m. A. ,il i:stafins to:: Port Abert .. 10.45:a.m. Leoniigantlid Southl S.:-? Wed.R ri 1 i.45a.m. Mu -boo Northi S- .TueS; Twhurs Slhats :n?l ia+m.i 1\arudian I tiesl; tihrs. S II?.m. .IMeKi inon'sR .. -' Toersrliu½.; Sat. ' ' 1"am 'eelinla's RYO Ti.hurs: 8 t n Kootooairf East T~ues) Thui,: Sat.t. iia.m Mardan soti"li Thia. Tredisat '.-'p WooreenR 0. ,ga6iir8WS 1~rncome'sR i i?k- Thurs. Sat 11[40i+r ii Sues: ? IhursSait 110a. sMo ntEcc &Ja er'ren O ii Cashdin' loos bag Fit &Mirbo St Mc3an to Dumbarv lk'
Farewell Social & Presentation to Mr T. R. White. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Star — 6 January 1914
tation to Mr T Re White. :On F-.riday evening, D eember.:::. 19th, a farewell social was ten-i dered :?0 ..Mr W.hite, who is leaving Nerreina, dh having been ap poinited tot~he Purnim West State Sch0ooldb Hehids: been iin charge of the Nerrena school for .th?e past foi? yearis, and: nedrly the whole of .errena ui:' rnred: outi to honr-or ihl; oc?asion liliusicl and o:ther e - itenms were s upplied by Mliessrs Rogers.De Graff and Bankls, iand the Misses -lMiDohad:i and- Ir vierfl, which :::weroe-much appre- . ciated. 'At tihbe coiic"lision of the social the chairm8ianr (Mr RH Reilly) said the tim'de had cometo o:say good-. -: bye to Mr: WhTlite. He hadiil been at Nerrena .four ?years, a?aid had made great progress in the school and a:i hbst of :friends.- As asport :-: lie- had. taught the :c hildren to: play:the gameih. a -.way that de-. feat brbouight rio disgrace and .vic0 tory noii unpleasantness. M::r.M White. as a public -man: had moved: the: district albng..: The. inside of the...
Postal Information. AUSTRALIA & TASMANIA. LETTERS. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Star — 6 January 1914
:;:ostal' nfor AR iton. AUSTRALIA & TASMANIA. LETTERS. Within Commonwealth ano .d, all places in B.ritish..Eni -pire, per ounce 0 I Each additional ,½0 .7 0 ."" -1 POST CARDS. Within Comnmonwe~alth cnd R;ieply, eaich half 0.d.. O 1, To all otlher places single ": i.1,? Reply cards 0... 3 NWSPAPERS, Within Commonwealth and SNew Zealm?anI, co eveiy. : newsp~~ei, iup to LOozs:: : :::0~ Newvspapers priinted'?;u tside :the :Commonwealth are subj]ct to maga. zine rates of postage. ..:- -,united Kingdombmn Not' ?,x.- . ceedieng 8bz. each-- news- .. ,-paperi . 0' 1.., ·i .: :. Each-:additionail 2o6Z:..,-4: :-, ' For transmission wholly by -.!: sea per Orient and P. and,:;. O. steamers, ioz .':.:0 1 Othei places, not, exceeding i 40is . . .. .0. 1 1 Each 'ddiftional 2oz. 0 BOOKS, 'Within tihe Commpnwealth,:' 0or books pIrinted in Aus tralia .per 8z~iz or. part 0' Printed outside Australia, S.per 4ozs, or part thereof 0:3 To New Zealand, :per 4ozs. . 0 1 To all other places, per 2ozs....
AN APPEAL TO BRITONS EVERYWHERE. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Star — 6 January 1914
AN APPEA TO :BRIT.ON ..--EVERYWHERE- . -[ St, As .itiac~eris f this gr-eai and glorious empire uiponi which the' sunit nver? ceases, to shii?e under whose-eiisign:: we are all united evern though whole hemis pheres divide-; us,:our thanks are duet to: the nevyer-deasing. toil :of the -merchant sailor-the 'shuttle wihich is continually weaving the warp. and woof of a -mighty fabiic. We cannot dovi withbotit him .Our seaborne commerce, the integritty of our enm pire, and our position -as a great Power, all depend uipon this )-istraigderace apart." But wihenS: cast upon .tlihe shores of his mother ountry, overtakeri biold age, rinfirihityi and poverty, the sailor deserves a helping hand,ar~d theo c6oimitte bf the Royal:Alfred institution -urgeritly :..appeal ..to Britois: eveiyw hbre to assisstthem ina:this great huuannte :worl k. -For neirly half .a century the Royall Alfred institution ::has been -.ro5. viding a.li me or: a smallpeisioe n for the merchadit sailor When 0old destitute ...
Wedding. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Star — 6 January 1914
On December 3rd, at the resi dence of the bride's mother, the wedding took place of Miss Lily &nbsp; &nbsp; Martha Ann McFarlane, third daughter of Mrs M. A and the late David McFarlane, of " Iona," Leongatha South, and Mr Walter &nbsp; Millar, eldest son of Mr and Mrs &nbsp; J. Millar of "The Pines," Pound &nbsp; Creek. The Rev Jas Jackson &nbsp; officiated. The bride was dressed in white silk, trimmed with net and insertion, and carried a &nbsp; bouquet of white roses and car &nbsp; nations, the gift of the bride groom. The wreath and veil &nbsp; were lent by Mrs Neilson, sister &nbsp; of the bride of Chillingollah. Miss Maggie McFarlane, sister of the bride, acted as bridesmaid, and wore a dress of creme voil,trimmed &nbsp; with tucked net: and applique. The best man was Mr Wm. McFarlane, brother of the bride. A wedding breakfast- tookl place after the ceremony, when thilie"fol lowIing -toas...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Star — 6 January 1914
'Bereavement NotiWlll -I· T HE-FAMILY of the LATE ROBERT BAIR desire:to tender their sin- &nbsp; &nbsp; cere THANKS for"Letters; ,Telegrans, expressions of sympathy: and Floral Tributes received during their recent sad bereavement. Also to Nurse Morris for her unremritting attention.' - The Great: Southern :Star &nbsp; &nbsp; TUESDAY, 6TH. 'JAN. : &nbsp;
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Star — 6 January 1914
FIRE! FIRE ! &nbsp; ": -CRAIG'S NEWS: AGENCY TEMPORARY PREMISES IN SNELL'S BUILDINGS, &nbsp; &nbsp; NEW Stock Stationery Con- fectionery and School Books to hand, together with our usual supply of Newsipapers and Magazines. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Tickets for Eight Hours' and Druids' Art Unions. Commonwealth: - &nbsp; Carriage - Factory &nbsp; &nbsp; "and SHOEING FORGE, LEONGATHA. J. H. CAMPBELL, &nbsp; Proprietor. The Largest Manufacturer in the District. The sort you want is the Best - and that is my sort. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Vehicles of all descriptions made on the premises. No slumming. Every article finished off with care and elegance. &nbsp; My work has been in the district for years, and speaks for itself. Blacksmithing executed in all its branches. Do You Want Good Value For Your, Money? &nbsp; PRICE...
Mail Service. MAILS RECEIVED AND DESPATCHED FROM LEONGATHA Closing Hour. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Star — 9 January 1914
~MaiI _Servi~ce. MAILS RECEIVED AND DES. PATCHED FROM LEONGATHA Closing Hour. To Melbourne & _tr 7riin a 3.45 p.m. All stations to Port Albei t` -5 a. Leongat -ivSouth - Mon.Oved., & Fri 11 45 a.m. - b ,lir oYortih TuesI Thuri ;Sat. 11 a. m. aidan- - ITues., Thurs Sat 11 r. 1McKinnon's R 0 Tues 'IThurs Sat 11 a h` Whlielan'sR.O - Tues. Thitrs: Sa .h11 atm. Kooroornan East - Tes. Thui` Sat 11a. Maidiin South Tus Tshuis at;mX 2m Wooreen' R 0 -'Ilues Th r' ; S5at' x11:40:1a mn LusTiji b 11lOa : 'l;ucs ;Thurs., Sat. :;:11.:40., a m : Mount _Eccies 2; Tues. "& Satuiday:;' `12 30 p m T ues `& Satuiday 13pm 'idC'sh in a loose: bag -'27el9:, Thuis ,Sat i 12 noon rStony e tDollar Fidges RO Scott's R 0 &-Mirboo St ''Mon W:'ed: & Fri 12t30;pm yMeeniy'an `to,°Dumbii lk 'Ner ien'vFas tWoorayl,. FishCreekc t .Yanake Monday . 1pmx Fish Cee ft Waratah N and Walkeville-: f, Tues Thurs, Sat. 1 p~mý
Farewell Social to Mr and Mrs Brash. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Star — 9 January 1914
Farewell Social to Mr= an _ The intended departure of in? the town- for thepastsix. years was taken advantage of appreciationi orf valuable serhviies: rendeiedas citizens. With ithis bjYct i: view: a meetine g of frienidsi dwas heltd, andi a:social. decided upon: B3uti asthe methods-of the Postal Department are as .strage as_ the trick's of the heathen Chinee the date of Mr l3rash a departure was not definitely tmade known Then it was hinted.that he wasto Ileav iearly in January, and the committee hurriedly ar ranged to hliold tlieL faewell social oin the 7tlii nstait. The 6?.efresh mient part of the ?iograimi me was left in the hands of -tihe ladies, suib-commiiittee -na?ely, :-Mes dames Shaw, Howden? arid Mogg, andi the excellent manner" 7in w hichi it was carried out: reflected' greatr credit upon i them..:. There :was. a : large gathering presenft; and the ,uvening was devotd tob. -inging· and dancing Membinters 6f the. local Tow n-Band supplied the imusic; Mr Brash having: be'e...
Postal Information. AUSTRALIA & TASMANIA. LETTERS. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Star — 9 January 1914
Postal Information. AUSTRALIA & TASfdANIA . LETTERS. :Within' ComonweiiIlthI.an.d? all places in British Em:n pire,iper l ounce . 0..- 1 Each additional. oz s0 1::i POST CARDS; Within Commonwealtlih and ' all places in British Em pire, single eacli- . 0 1 Replyn each half :.. 0 .. ... 1. To all othei places, single .. Reply cardb .. O 3 NEWSb:PAPERS ::: Within Commonwealth and New Zealand,- fori eery. newspaper, up. to 10oz 0. Comms ponwealt are subect to maga. zine iate of postaid e tralia United Kingdom Not ex= ceeding 8oz., -ech news paperalad, zs: 0 1 Each additional 2oz:; s.: b hFor transeission' 'wholly': by-i sea per Orient and P. and O: steamers, l6oz10 0 1 Oth er laces, not.exceedingt--.. ... 4oz .s Each additional 2oz BOOKS; Within the: Commonwealth; -:-' or books printed in Aus-?: : tralia, per 8zsii. or part : -Printed :outside -Australia. uper 4ozs., or : part.. the.eof 0 To'Newv Zealand; peroizs. ozs:0. 1 To all other places, per 2ozs. ' 1 CATT TALOGUES. iholly...
Leongatha High School. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Star — 9 January 1914
_Leongathsfa High School: -A ieeing of ithie cotunci of thie L eongatia H.ighSchool was-held ini the: lodge room, Mechan}ic Hail on. Tuesday evening last, when; there were present Messrs: J. 7M. Molloy .(inithe chair), .W Watson, J. O'Toole, S C: Wilson, W. Rus'ell SJ. Eccles RJ.Kewishli, J J; S Willo'ughby, add the secre tary (1Mr A. Mesley)2 The minutes of thelastprevious meeting wedre read and "approved, on the. motion of MMessrs Russell and O'Toole.: A report was placed before the mieeting :iin~ionnectiorn .with the library ;pia no and. piture:fi fund, showing, a credit of £42 9s 8d i-It was 'dedided- th'a t £22be devoted' to the purcbase' of -a piano,8:10 to pictures, and £10 to the library ,oi the motion of Messrs :Eccles arid Russell : : _ CORIE EPONDEN CE: "' Fromii T: M Gibson; quoting prices of oil enginies. -Recei~d. -:Friom the- Department,- stating the ;names of :the! new: staff :of teachers, Mr . Mesley. to: act .as principal-lReceived . ' From same, asking to .,be fur...
SUNFLOWER SEED. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Star — 9 January 1914
-SUJNFLOWERSE 4EDc There arehvery few dfiricts in whici9 the eui flower:candiot b'e ea"sily grown The'yield "vi f - iseed is very. heavy,; I arnd; it, is 'splendid food for poultry. ih eed aihy besown ini drills, 3ft apart, and tie wtrongest plants only be al lowedr to stand for girowthl (sang)'about cpdt rthat othe rop o be kept: clean that it be not exhausted hfy weeds.:: If a little luilling or earthinug pbe givein whenthe crop is 2 or 8"ft hig sotiuch?lthe better. cTheh variety .yielding :the largest quantity of oil per bushel is tie large Black; but. as the smaller stripod'. Russian, is a much more prolifio crop per, it is: considered the more profit able onu to grow. The rtnrneis fromn crops "of this 'ariety, cultivated as above, were on an ,averageo £15 per acre, the seed of grain being saold for poultry food, and not for oil extrac tion, in which respec) there is no-salt at present.
Rabbit Destruction. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Star — 9 January 1914
Rabbit .Destruction "A notice appears in this issue regarding a new riabbit destroyer for- 6 brrow worký ?the Lazeout Rabbit Destroyer. In an interk view, MrS Cousins, one of: the .patentees,; who-is travelling this district?:giving practical` tests of ,its: efficiencyafind cheapness ex plained thie working: ofLazemout If `it; is -.lwhati it ,ifs laimeditobhe Lazemout should prove a boon to landholders. Lazemout is a liquid and oniiiy requtiresto he poured in" to :an ofrdinary preserve fruit:tin three parts filled :with water, ;to, which is added: a -piece Iof Rock Carbide oft Calciuni ,about tihe size. of a fen :egg, and: tihetin. thenli quid kly placed in the burrow and covered in, taking care the dirt 'does :not get in?tothe tin". A: burrow with about 8:holes would require abouit six tins :-:The Rock Carbide vaporises-the liquid, and the fumes penetrates to all corners of the:; burrows, and r reni killinig all rodentsiv within whether they be doiigs foxes-or6 rab bits, by asphyxi...
FENCING. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Star — 9 January 1914
:The best of .all woods for the f l.h;,i egardless -of a little extra. ex '.peaise, wishes to put up. an A.: fence is. :ironbark. 'Posts, 8 x 4; 2 feet in the. ground and charred; 9ft: panels, seven wires, straining posts 12in., in all over '.and 30 panels apart, and you have a: :fence t.-hat :will .last until an earthi quake; comes- along: the line; ,.-4 x:: The:. cost- depends,' ?as in all, other: cases,? on local cn:cditions, (distiaec stuilffhas to-be drawn, cost `of carriage 'of .wire, labour; &. Bu: t it will -not Lbevery:fari odut to average the-total for. erection at, for inland districtes -where::good splitting ironlbark is .: be coming -scarce, '£28 per mile.:. 'On 'the: table lanids thei. same description. 'of fencocan ,be erected with stering bark for:£22,"bar, of course, cost of wire:: Iii inlaid Australla :perhaps the main. fencing' timber is. box ,(both narrow •and broad -leafed);- .with pine, ironr bark,; and b'elar 'to follow. . For- -a long time -there - wa...
SPORT AND PASTIME. THE TURF. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Star — 9 January 1914
THE TURF? `._' ' . The annual meeting of the South (xippiland Racing Associai tion: is a flitture. for _Wednesday nexton: the;-Stony Creek course. - a special traiin has been engaged j torun from Melbourne..This will reach Leongatha at'12, noon, and: - suit thel eonveniencee of township and district residents, .v? will: be able to arrive at the course in ample time for the first race. The train will stopi: at: all stations: en route;:, =ant- depart :-from :Stony. Creek after the races :at 6.15 p.m. The South (rippsland R acig As sociation -fixture is th~e n ost popular;ii-on the l-inee; anda-as the Stoiiy Creek -course is :ione on whicihi, an iexcellent view of every race can.be obtained from start to finish, there: should: be a :'very large attenda;nce on the 14th -in stant; .-The entries received : are very S good,-, and some splendid racing should eventuate As.£45 has been lodged as a guarantee for the-special train, -it is re quested that all who intend going to the races travel...
WHAT A DAUB OF INK DID. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Star — 9 January 1914
WII WlIA'r `="DAUB 'OF INK DID.`: 'A cert-aii. newspaper : proprietor' Ylad -a way'of -appearing in the? corm -nosing and press:.rooms ati tihemost i uexpected times, alid as his .vi? often resiiultea(i general"' shake up" of the workinig forces of the pa per they; were: awaited with'. -fear; and treinbling by the .employes: ?,:Ono time one of the pressmien, a': e'ecel sent workmaniii who had beenii there m any years,. but was` sometimes- guil ?py of -a lapse of 'sobriety, had ?-a black eye, dnd was in a' quandary :as to' what excuse he 'should offeir if the. prjprietor .should -notice .it.: By Ssudden- inspiration he -eized an ink :roller and daubed some ink on : his '!ace, quite- covering the*. discolouras .ion. Presently the. governor came ,n, and, with the foreman, ::.went: !through the room,. commenting; ,.on ieery detail,; and looking :very sharp 4y at. every workman. ;.When :about -Fto leave he suddenly -pointed to the inky pressnanj anRd said': ?f What is d.iati mans' name?"...