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SHIPWRECKED ON A CANNIBAL ISLAND. [Newspaper Article] — Glengarry, Toongabbie and Cowwarr Journal and Central Gippsland Reporter — 6 February 1914
SHIPWRECKED ON A CANNIBAL ISLAND. A cake of soap is said to hare saved ;he lives of five men and a boy off the coast of New Guinea. The story, as iold in the smoking-room ot a steamer going to Brisbane, by an old man, the owner of several vessels engaged in pearl-fishing, Is reported in Mr. NiP bet's "Colonial Tramp." "It all.happened in a moment," said the old man. "The ship struck a part of the reef and went down like a thun derbolt, and we had only time to jump overboard and swim ashore. "We were at the mouth of Cloudy Bay, which meant slow roasting alive as soon as the natives got a peep at us. We were wet, hungry and miser able, with nothing to stay the pangs of hunger. "As daylight dawned I saw a caBO "ilowly drifting to shore. In a moment .we. w.erev- aj 1., v?ading;--THid -.swimming;. shore in no time, and prising it open with our fingers "found it filled with soap. We bemoaned our hard luck In emphatic language. " Close round the case, boys, they're roming!' I shouted, as I...
WORK-A-DAY MAXIMS. [Newspaper Article] — Glengarry, Toongabbie and Cowwarr Journal and Central Gippsland Reporter — 6 February 1914
WORK-A-DAY MAXIMS. Here is the list of "Don'ts": Don't marry a woman simply b& cause she is pretty. Don't marry a woman who is not In (sympathy with your ideas. Don't drink. The man who never drinks 13 not asked. Don't go around to see the sights merely to gather strength to resist evil. Don't drink. Don't imagine that you will have, the strength of will to know when to turn back. Don't go round wearing a sour face. Don't be a hypocrite. Hypocrisy is the meanest of characteristics. Don't live above your income. Tha man who lives within his means will have little to be afraid of. Don't question the motives of those who, having sinned, are trying to show by their actions that they have turned over a new leaf. Don't think that you can accumulate ft surplus of good deeds to offset sin. Don't be ^shamed to do any work that falls to your hands. Don't he afraid to make a lowly be- I ginning. Don't be discontented with life be cause you are not rich. Don't worship the "almighty dol ...
MAX O'RELL ON KEEPING YOUNG. [Newspaper Article] — Glengarry, Toongabbie and Cowwarr Journal and Central Gippsland Reporter — 6 February 1914
MAX O'RELL ON KEEPING YOUNG. It is restlessness, ambition, discon tent and disquietude that make us . grow old prematurely by carving wrinkles on "our faces. Wrinkles do not appear on faces that have con stantly smiled. Smiling is the best possible massage. Contentment is the Fountain of Youth. We complain when we ought to be thankful, we weep when we ought to rejoice, we fidget and fret. Instead of smiling, which keeps the- cheeks stretched and smooth, we frown which keeps them contracted and en graves - wrinkles on them.' Instead of looking at the rosy side of things, which makes the eyes clear and bright, we run after the impossible or the un likely to happen, which makes us look gloomy. In short, I may say that old age is of our own make, for youth is placed at one's disposal for ever and ever. The organs of man are like the . works of a clock. If they are not used, they rust. So long as the human ma chine is kept well oiled and regularly wound up, it goes. It Is activity, it is...
SECOND CHARGE. USING THREATENING LANGUAGE. [Newspaper Article] — Glengarry, Toongabbie and Cowwarr Journal and Central Gippsland Reporter — 6 February 1914
SECOND CHARGE. USING THREATENING LAN GUAGE. The defendant Kvas then charged with using threatening language to his wife and daughter, and a'so - threatening to ki'I them. In con sequence of which they were at fraid he would do them grevous bodily harm. . Defendant pleaded " not guilty" Catherine Leslie said that the morning after the assault, when her daughter spoke to him her husband said that he would mur der the (two of them. She was af raid ot living in the house with him. He had threatened them on previous occasions. On one oc casion he said: " I wilt do for you one ot these days." He had alsD used threatening'language to her in, -Traralgon on the previous Fri day week. She offered to get a separation order, and divide the. property, but he said that that was no good Jto him. The trouble had been going on tor four years. She attributed defendant's vio i lent conduct to his bad temper. She was afraid of her husband, and thought that he should be medi cally examined. Complainant'...
HUSBAND AND WIFE. POLICE COURT PROCEEDINGS. [Newspaper Article] — Glengarry, Toongabbie and Cowwarr Journal and Central Gippsland Reporter — 6 February 1914
HUSBAND AND WIFE. POLICE 60UR-T PROCEED INGS.' A painful case came before Messrs. W." W. Harris, P.M., and iW.' West, J.P., at the Traralgon Police Court on Wednesday. Ca therine Leslie proceeded against her husband, William Leslie, for assault on January 6 last. There ?was also a second charge of using tnreatening language by the same defendant. The parties re side at Tyers. Mr. Hosken, who appeared for the complainant, in outlining the case, said Ithat the defendant came home on Ithe morning of the date mentioned, and saw two young men present, both relatives. This seemea to annoy him, and after some words had passed between them, he struck his wife in the tace, and (ordered the youths away The P.M. said he was in some doubt as to .the advisableness of the case proceeding. He drew at tention to the Evidence Act, of 1890, which states that nothing contained in this Act shall render any person, who in any court pro ceeding, is charged with any in dictable offence, or defendant on su...
COMING SALES. [Newspaper Article] — Glengarry, Toongabbie and Cowwarr Journal and Central Gippsland Reporter — 6 February 1914
COMING SALES. 3. J. K. Jennings and M'Innes will hold their next Trafalgar horse sale on Monday, 9th inst. . T. B. Little and Co. have a par ticularly heavy yarding at their next Traralgon sale on "Tuesday, iiext. Mathieson and Davis announce; that they will hold a special sheep, and cattle sale at their Traralgon on the 16th inst. Theo. B. Little and Co's. Toon gabbie yard Sale takes place to morrow, when 'there will be a very good yarding of sheep and cattle. P'or their Traralgon sale they re quire 800 head of cattle. At Morwell, on Friday next, A. McLean and Co. will hold a special sale of fat and store sheep; all .good lots. (Sale will start at 1 p.im'^ Mathieson and Davis' Sale horse sale will take place on Fri day, February 6.
Coal in Queensland. [Newspaper Article] — Glengarry, Toongabbie and Cowwarr Journal and Central Gippsland Reporter — 6 February 1914
.Coal in Queensland An estimate of the coal resources of Queensland was made up by Mr. Dun stan, Government geologist, about 18 mon'hs ago. Since ihen development has taken place at Bowen coalfield, and ins'ead of this being the usele s area it was considered to be for about 30 years, a number of coal seams witb a total thickness of about 45 ft. have been shown to exist over aD area of 40 square miles giving an extract prob able reserve ot 2 000,000,000 tens of coal, an -1 I ringing up the grand total of 55,00 i.noo.o"0 ions. Mr Dunstan considers that th: re is nothing to pre vent Bowen later on occupying a simi lar position to that r f Newcaitle These deposits are within 40 miles of its fine port, while the quality of the article is all that could bedesiied for the export" trade.
TOONGABBIE. [Newspaper Article] — Glengarry, Toongabbie and Cowwarr Journal and Central Gippsland Reporter — 6 February 1914
TOONGABBIE. The annual meeting of the pari shioners of St. David's church, at Toongabbie, was held on Saturday, in the parish hall. &lt; Iti the absence of the incumbent, the Rev. A. E. Ingham, B.A., Mr! A. Rie.s presided. The secretary, Mr. Ellissmith, presented the re port and balance sheet, showing that the total income was £193, and that there was a balance of £53. The h arvest festival will be held on Sunday evening next. The local business places will be closed on ithe 26th inst", which is the date of the annual Maffra ex cursion to the Lakes. ,
THE NEW " SHIRE." [Newspaper Article] — Glengarry, Toongabbie and Cowwarr Journal and Central Gippsland Reporter — 6 February 1914
THE NEW " SHIRE." ; The full meeting ot the newly formed " shire council," ot the " Never Never" took place in con nection with the M.Y.P.L'. on Wednesday evening in the Me thodist school room. Mr. B. Pent land was. elected president ot the shire, Miss. West was appointed secretary and lengmeer, and several other appointments were made, halt the foffco.ers, it would seem, be ing Frenchmen. Several deputa tions waited upon the council with! a request for works ot a very ad vanced order, yome lady ratepayer^ desiring while washed footpaths, . trees ready grown, and shelters ot an ornamental kind covering the seats along the footpaths, which' were to be upholstered, and hcen jsed to carry " two only." One ap plicant had the temerity to ask that a dirty guttenn Seymour-st. be cleaned out, and made capable iot carrying away the germs that were brought down from the rate payers higher up the street. Brid ges and roads everywhere were askeator. But it seemed doubtful if the " shire" was in...
SPORT AND PASTIME. CRICKET. TRARALGON v. ROSEDALE. [Newspaper Article] — Glengarry, Toongabbie and Cowwarr Journal and Central Gippsland Reporter — 6 February 1914
SPORT AND PASTIME. CRICKET. TRARALGON v. ROSEDALE. r>araigon cricketers .Wayed % return match -with Rosedale yes terday at .Rosedale, and sustained a crushing' defeat. They had a very enjoyable outing, and went down in motor cars. The local club filled the position of host, and supplied refreshments. The local team compiled 254, of which. Wal lace made 1'00; and then retired. The visiting 'team only managed to iput togethertfO runs, HoIIigan (21) being the top scorer. The following arc the scores: Rosedale. (Wallace, retired ... ...100 Keys, b Coupar ... ... 26 Tyler, run out ... ... 53 Rowlands, retired ... ... 31 Gould, run out ... .4 IHillman, c fiotsketi* ? 0 M'Evoy ... ... 0 Anderson, st.. b O'DriscolI ... 2 Mooney b O'DriscolI ... ... 15 Bowman, b Coupat ... ... 10 Walter ... ... B Sundries ... - ... 16 254 Traralgon. kH. Campbell, c Keys b M'Evoy 8 ,Holhgan, c Tyler, b Mooney... 21 (L. Bell, c Powjmatr, ... ... 0 L. Coupar, b Tyler ... ... 13 jD'Driscoll, run .'out 2 Hunt,...
FROZEN MEAT IN TERRITORY. ENGLISH OPERATIONS IN VIEW. [Newspaper Article] — Glengarry, Toongabbie and Cowwarr Journal and Central Gippsland Reporter — 6 February 1914
FROZEN MEAT IN TERRITORY. ENGLISH OPERATIONS VIEW Extensive operations in frozen meat are contemplated by the Union Cold Storage Company, an English corporation. It has lately acquired the pro perties ot Messrs. Copley Bros, and Patterson, on the Ord River, iiturt Creek &nd Morgant River, in the East Kimberley District ot Australia, while from the execu tors ot the late Mr. Buchanan, ot Is'eiv South Wales, it has secured the Wayville station in the Nor thern Territory. The'.atter covers 10,000 sguare miles of country, and like theotlier properties it has ac quired, lias many thousands ot cattle running on it. A r epresentative of the company is expected to arrive in Melbourne shortly, to discuss with Mr. Glynn (.the Minister for Eternal Affairs) details in connection with its hold ings iu ithe Territory. The Fisher Government pro posed starting freeizng works 111 the Territory, but the present ad ministration has abandoned that project.; It is now understood that the Union C...
THE SUGAR BEET INDUSTRY. BEET THE MOST SUCCESSFUL CROP. [Newspaper Article] — Glengarry, Toongabbie and Cowwarr Journal and Central Gippsland Reporter — 6 February 1914
THE SUGAR BEE! INDUSTRY, BEET THE MOST SUCCESS FUL CROP. . I A number ot settlers on the ! closer settlement areas are bitter ily opposed to the compulsory beet 'growing conditions in their lease.? (They have tetarted a crusade to in duce the Government to ? either wipe out the condition, or reduce; I the area. It now appears that ? I there are two sides to the question! and that many settlers are quite [satisfied with; beet growing, and some prefer it todairymg. The " Age" special reporter has! interviewed an umber ot cultiva tors, and the opinion of those in terviewed is that beet growing pays when properly worked, and it fclie 'season is not ver ydry. With' irrigation it would pay well, somei growers say better than dairyings * * *
LIBERAL RAILWAY POLICY. DEVELOPING THE STATE. [Newspaper Article] — Glengarry, Toongabbie and Cowwarr Journal and Central Gippsland Reporter — 6 February 1914
LIBERAL RAILWAY POLICY. DEVELOPING THE STATE. The railway construction poll ry ot the Liberal party, as outlined by rhe Premier, is a generous ana .vi gorous one. A sum ot £640,COO is to be expended annually. Railway stock is to be bought as'rapidly as possible, .'so that the farmer may get his wheat to the market under the most favorable conditions. Ho.w. -big the outlay is likely to be may be judged from the lact that tar paulins, an item on which the city man would hardly .waste a thought, 1110 less (than £20,003 is to be ex pended. Mr. Langdon complained that at present much grain comes uncovered, but ot -that there will soon be hn end. Fortunately, the old system un der which hmch ot the. money ex pended in railway construction was -imply thrown away, has passed. >In the'days ot the boom, lines were run to almost any point where vo les were to be secured. Now the Railway Standing Committer en quires caretully into each demand for a railway.- That the decisions ol the committ...
INCENDIARISM SUSPECTED. [Newspaper Article] — Glengarry, Toongabbie and Cowwarr Journal and Central Gippsland Reporter — 6 February 1914
INCENDIARISM SUSPEC TED. About midr-night last Saturday, about nine stacks of hay, the pro perty ot 'Mr. E. J. Kyne, Glen garry, were mysteriously burnt down. Prior \to going to town on Friday, Mr. Kyne ploughed a fire* break round tthe stacks, as a pre caution against a grass fire reach ing ithem. He left Mr. R. Doherty. in charge . Someone passing the place on Saturday night saw three or tour stacks on fire, and gava the alarm. Dohcrtv was asleep at , the time. A number of peopfe tur 1 ned out ',but they could do nothing) and the stacks burnt out. Thei stacks were insured.for £110D m j the Colonial Mutual. Mr. W. '.Heywood, ot Toongabbie, is thei I local agent. Incendiarism is veryj I strongly suspected, ancT the polices' I have the matter m hand. I Mr. Kyne had threshed a stacK 'of barley, but intended cutting the ' nine stacks bt hay into chaff. He( I had already arranged for a chaft jcutting plant, and had practically sold the Hot in advance.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Glengarry, Toongabbie and Cowwarr Journal and Central Gippsland Reporter — 6 February 1914
Nentto the Doctor COMES THE Curses' Opinion. A TESTIMONY TO CLEMENTS TONIC 1 BuckinsH-m Avenue, . Coburg; Vic-, 3/4/12. CLEMENTS TONIC LTD; " I know Clements Tonic is used extensively by the profession, and nurses know its value and are seldom without it. Once a patient got very weak and low spirited, and I gave her Clements Tonic. A few doses made a change for the better, she rapidly be came bright and cheerful, it gave her health and strength and soon put her on her feet again, which made her a firm believer in Clement* Tonic. Since, I have given it to many patients with the same good results, I am at a loss to know how we, who look after the sick, could get oh without that splendid medicine. (Signed) NURSE GARD." This Medicine is the best to be taken for C nstipation, Uric Acid in the Blood, ? Weak Kidneys, Indigestion, Low Spirits. Sick Headache. Loss of Sleep, l'o«:r Appetite, Biliousness or Poor lu-jod. AU STORKS ;uid CHEMISTS SKLL IT. TZTJ. SPECIAL Week End BARGAINS. Our Open...