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KISSES FOR CARPENTIER [Newspaper Article] — Foster and Toora Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 26 February 1914

KISSES FOR CARPENTIER '111.- y n 1111:: i-l' -ni.. ! i. ? u nf ^ui-r, (!}<? mnv ra«-^ whi*-h is luniinu Franc" illtu (IJIC of the kr.H v;, -.p. »rt i II -T trics in tin- wurM the I';1!-!-- c.ir r<-spondont of * 'Tl i . ? I >.' i 1; * Mai!." I ><. I L' i. t h P Mi::-" i 1 h<- Hare 'In Xord in th." numh.-r .,f m.'tiv thou sands tn-nitfhl I" wclcninc hmn.' youn^r ('nrpcih i'-r - from his ?;ivat triumph in Loudon. Ilundrt'ds of men h.oi tears <>! emo tion ruiiniii::' down 'their i'ac,-s. and when at last they (<> their hero everyone win* could kissed Iiis cheek or hand. lit' was often lost t<» si.^ht for lon£ seconds under this human (loud of friends and admir- is. while those who could not I'rach him shrieked "Vive < \arpontier!" until their voices failed. The police.. wciv ruslu-d and iIuuk aside, mid Carpentier, smiling, hut pale with emotion. was < arri<*&amp...

Publication Title: Foster And Toora Mirror And South Gippsland Shire Advocate
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
MELBOURNE PIG MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Foster and Toora Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 26 February 1914

MELBOURNE PIG U vUiCK:. Adamson, Strettle & C>, rep >r : Stores.- Host from ',35s in :%y seconds 28s u> 3-ls, -nck-rs fr . u 12-. |o ]S-.. P i.'k'T-.--Pr in- lo to 45s, fXl r ; qii < it'-.v ! > 50-, 11 fri.ni ;j.)s. ~I Vmi-- ir- i GGs to 7'2s, extr-i 7:>< t'i 80s, a f<".\ ehoico farmers' lots to iSfjs, pi-inn medium weii'ii's (10 t". ;io, ii-M and interme li.-ti- !'r«>:n AOs. , vi pers (!»;i'-lv! I!;Kv^ra prism wei-h ;>v i'I £i i.w. - i'r . .. 50.- ilpW.i I'd-. The U.iii-'d ftt.iM's is i liki I; , 1)Uildiny 1000 inii'-s of r.iw iva v in Alaska, rile Sta l,» ' ii i !1 . . -it Won t!!.i i i again idle, t tiw hcrinrs h :vu struck. Three hundred mem hers i .f ; !i llouse of Commons are a-kie;: that Britain he represented at tip Panama Exhibition. In an undf.. ground vault at the Public Library in Melbourne,some £20,000 worth of paintings are .stored out. of tin; way. C\islert:o;i and Alouiit (lambier. which were to have been ...

Publication Title: Foster And Toora Mirror And South Gippsland Shire Advocate
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
RING STORIES SHORTEST BOUT ON RECORD. [Newspaper Article] — Foster and Toora Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 26 February 1914

RING STORIES S5HOUTEST BOl'T ON UW.'OKD Kew men have a inure intiiii-itf knowledge of the inner history of Utt most sensational boxing contests o *. .-fiit veal's than Mr !!. I'. Watson, wh. was referee ill what was at. _(_!>«? 1>'"/ tlie shortest lUrht on rei-oi.i. I he ''.>> 1 dents relate.! to a "I.loyu'.s .News le l.y Mr ^ at.son are n b a-- startling ami uii''.\p< ? ted as ui. am-r/.iim defeat of Uic Uiitish eluiin liion l.y a youn;: c'reiich n.o;cr at Hi X?'11:o11u 1 Sportier? ;'iul> on Momla>. ?'The i .-l elll short-lived contest mv nvmory hack to whs; «as almo.-. ,nv liapti.sn.nl lire as a rw.-r,- "J H ? prize rintr. and at thai date the i:l HuHt on record. "'I'iie two contestants v.,-re f>.' ami 'I Mitchev,' and the hrrhl t"ok pl-O' ;,l the Three (oils. llaeUn. y, thirty-slN vcars US". !.<..<=.: Uian a. single roum. completed tiie elnrauenlerc. ?Dut..hc> lva.; tile hotter looser. IU1-1 HI a l.'ll> } i;:p)l.ie) fell...

Publication Title: Foster And Toora Mirror And South Gippsland Shire Advocate
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
MARKETS. GIPPSLAND CO-OPERATIVE SELLING CO.'S REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — Foster and Toora Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 26 February 1914

MARKETS. GIPPSLAND CO-OPERATIVE SELLING CO.'S REPORT. Butter.-Is tor choicest, l'H'i to ll^d for choice, good to pnm>' 1054d lo lid, seconds 10.1 'o ()Uj I, separators and dairies 914 1 10il and 7/^d to 8d res;»-ctiye: . Cheese,.-Loaf 6(1, mediums 5'H i to (id, off lots lower, semi-m ittm-d 6d to t5j^d, matured 8d to ,8% !. Eggs.-Storekeepers' lots I Ld to Is, private lines Is Id, specials up to Is 3d. Bacon. -Prima-light,; sides lOd to 10%d, medium ? weights 9Hd, heavies lower,' middles lO%d to lid, hams Is roj Is Id." Lard.-Bulk 6d to 6%d,| packets 7d. Wheal..-F.A..Q 3s! 8d to 3s 8^d, fowls'wheat 3s 6-1 !. to 3s 6%<l, inferior li>w*»r 0 us.;- ; Milling Is lOd to Is 10% I. feed Is 9d to Is 9}4d for best, la 6j*£d r > Is 7%d for medium. Maize - Nominal price 3s lOd. Potato Prime Oarmans £4, Brownells £4 £4 5s to £4 10s,"medium and in ferior lines lower. Onions-£7 10s is now obtainable for prim-' lines. Chaff.-Prime oaten i seliing at £3 2s 6d, good at £3 and lowe...

Publication Title: Foster And Toora Mirror And South Gippsland Shire Advocate
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
STUDENTS ON STRIKE [?]FFERERS INABLE TO [?] RELIEF [Newspaper Article] — Foster and Toora Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 26 February 1914

! STUDENTS ON STRIKE ! I ! ;-'i' FFKi; KKS I 'N.\ ML I*: T< > » I i ! 1' KKUKK Some thousands of paiiem- with J toothache. who as usual wont i'«»r re- | lief In the donfal hospitals attached j t<» the greater HoniiiUi uniwr>niesj this moruinK (stated '.lit- Rerlin <-.<nvs- ! pondent of "The Paily Xcws" lV'vm-j her I.'!) had to he turned away. i\»i* j the dental students throughout llrr- ! many went on strike, and the only ! people ]rH in a !i .-nda mr were the] !eeturer.s and their chief assist;-ins. I u ho were quite unable to handle the | larKo number of patients. I '.he students' strike has been eiuised by the refusal of the university author- ! ities to urant the title of doctor <>r i denHsti-y, The only way a .student at I the Peutal Ili.yh School can obtain a I decree is by subsequently taking a ! philosophy course, which means an j extra two years after lie has passed the State examination in dentistry. This j ex...

Publication Title: Foster And Toora Mirror And South Gippsland Shire Advocate
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
COMBINED UNIONS SCHEME FOR JOINING FORCES [Newspaper Article] — Foster and Toora Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 26 February 1914

COMBINED UNIONS SCJIKMK !."*«">Ii .KM N INC. KOUOES Plans f<ir amalgam it in;.; tlio existinr; Knglish and Scottish postal unions uvn' <Iisi'us:-i?'i at a cnMier'.'Mc.' .'it C'ax I<? [i Hall y.'st'-nlay. -Mr <C. Ammon presiding (reports "T'.ic Paily News," IVceinbei I'll. Tli.- scheme pu> r»rm*<tr<l by Hi" ci»m !ii it I I'"!- u! »i i i s:-i ? ? 11 in tiie branches l-as Mi'i'l'l i'il v.'ilb li'.'.. dis«>IU'Nl»S. 'I'lu' 11:;111. ? ? ?.;. 1 f..r t:tr anialgauiit i inn was ."i'lu- Costal Workers' Asso ciation": if. 11" l'S.'! i s li in 1- I' I la.- age of l'i, cm opt ilmsi' ab'-a'lj in ill" unions, ai'o In In- i-lit:i!ili-; a nil 1 he .mit libul inn III la? !.I'inai"i'-'"a is M I:j.( per im.'in week. i in a basis "f V11 in. 'i ill "'is ."though at l.'asi Inn,mill a i'.' . "1» Ibis irt '.?si inia t nl a y> arfy r-vpi-.uc "f ti-J.r.W. 1 rum :li. -11 h if calculated Ilia I a Weekly _i? i? i rn. \! i a n issued an...

Publication Title: Foster And Toora Mirror And South Gippsland Shire Advocate
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
NATIONALISTS AND LORD CROFTON [Newspaper Article] — Foster and Toora Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 26 February 1914

NATIONALISTS AND LORD CUOF ' TON Much bitterness lias been aroused among- the branches of the United. Irish League and of the Ancient Order of Hibernians In South <R.oscommon by Die terms of the address recently presented by Lord'Crofton to-Mr Bonar Law in Dublin. ; It was therein stated tliat the policy of nationalism, the Career of the United Irish League, tlie cliuracter of the An cient. Order of Hibernians, and the records of boycotting and intimidation were' sufficient to justify their opposi tion of the Home Rule Bill. - At meetings of many branches of tho two organisations intlie county, Lord Qrofton's action lias been severely cri ticised, and it is understood that in some cases it was decided not to permit hunting by the Roscommon Harriers (of which Lord Crof ton is Master) until an ample apology and withdrawal have been made by his lordship. :V'rh'e ' resolutions condemning" lord'' Crofton's action adopted by , several brandies expressed regret at tlio neces sit...

Publication Title: Foster And Toora Mirror And South Gippsland Shire Advocate
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Foster and Toora Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 26 February 1914

if . Your Show Boots at SMITH'S . Is developing so rapidly and there are so many opportunities for supplying people with THINGS TO' WEAR, and such strong inducement, towards improvement and expan sion, that we lind ourselves com pelled to increase our working capital. The People of Foster are not slow to note enterprise, and in return for their liberal patronage we promise big things in the near future. SMITH »S 'KLs llow become the noted place for busi ness-the huh of Foster 1'ov bar gains. Believe in FRIENDSHIP IN BUSINESS This plan is pleasant, profitable and practicable to buyer and seller. A Friendship, based on human service, we intend to cultivate. FEET THAT ARE FITTED and SHOES that RE Fill END. NQUIRE OF THE FOSTER BOOT KING. Ye think nothing of trouble. We web'ome ^miiing hies. The year 191-1 is going to be a reeon!. no business in Foster will be boosted along like SMITH'S Seasonable Drapery at Suitable Prices. SUB'S EYEIY THE, ii SURPR; FOR EVERYBODY. AN O S T E TL,t The ...

Publication Title: Foster And Toora Mirror And South Gippsland Shire Advocate
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
REMARKABLE SCHOOL FARMER AT THE HEAD. [Newspaper Article] — Foster and Toora Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 26 February 1914

REMARKABLE SCHOOL FA RMliK AT THJi l-IlSAl). A Sun flay school in which all trudi Hons and old-time 'theories are upset and swept away is a distinctive fea ture of Hutchinson, Kansas (says v'Xhe Christian Science Monitor/*) When the questions of public service, betterment and uplift are. considered, or. when movements Cor* the general benefit'of the city are proposed, the First Methodist Church Sunday. School generally; Ais*si.he.' Urst . organisation thought* .of to 'take hold and--push. '£hat is because about all of the pro minent business and professional men ,oC the city, are members of this un usual as well us' largest Sunday school ih Kansas. Sheridan Ploughe,- the superinten dent of this Sunday school, with a membership of I-100, is a farmer. He is -a stout, jolly fellow, who says he wants t«» haw all the fun there Is go ing, and to get all the good possible out of Ji\*iii.14. Kunning this big Sun day school, with its sn teachers and managing his line fruit farm and gar den p...

Publication Title: Foster And Toora Mirror And South Gippsland Shire Advocate
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
Bush Fires. [Newspaper Article] — Foster and Toora Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 26 February 1914

Bush Fires. The tire which hits boon burning for tome time ill the vicinity of the Tool a tin mines swept. across tlie hills last Thursday 'it mid-day ami consumed Mr John Scales' house, furniture, and h;iy stack. Seeing the impending (lunger, he drove his wife and children to Mrs. W. fcsilcoek's, but in the meantime the iiro had rapidly advanced. However, with the aid of Messrs Kd. and Percy Silcook, some bedding and furniture wero secured, and in this effort Mr. .Scales wns almost overpowered just as the building collapsed. The flames swept onward toward Mr Pea roe's pro perty, but although thero whb need for constant watching, no damage was done, the main Woorarra road acting as a break to the conflagration. In that vicinity tho lire seemed harmless after this. Early on Friday morning tho State school nnd church bells were rung, calling tho townspeople to their guard, and fully 30 men wore available, the Iiro in tins night having swept round Mr Coil's laud, taking a hay stack in ...

Publication Title: Foster And Toora Mirror And South Gippsland Shire Advocate
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
BLACK MAGIC WIZAR[?] PRA[?]TISE TO-DAY [Newspaper Article] — Foster and Toora Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 26 February 1914

BLACK ? MAGIC rii.vnsK 'i' iUii.-H is l.y im m-.m* .».. rur. ;i thiii.4' Hi >>a :,s the j--:i 1 ; i n.l ui'> uperi-stil ions ? 111 <I think. "Thirt! are prnplc in him.Inn to-.lay wild practise \viurlti'r;i I t," < lc<-l;ir.-., 1 .Mnnsisifor Benson. tin' well-kno.vn Catholic-author, to :i surpris,-.! "Daily N'cws" representative on DC-viuIht hi "Oililly enough." lie went on, "the two persons whom I have in my mind are not women, but a middle-aged man and another male soin(nvh;it younger, so 1 suppose one should eall them wizards, rather than witches." "IX HC.SGHE WITH EVIL SPIRITS" ".Mediaeval, rites." was Monsignor Benson's brief description of the per formances of these persons-"rites which involve fasting and obscenity. They claim that they are in league with evil spirits, exactly as the old witches did. Thoy are well educated; whether they are made or not, or whether they are liars or not, are points on which I would not care to commit my...

Publication Title: Foster And Toora Mirror And South Gippsland Shire Advocate
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
District News. MEENIYAN. [Newspaper Article] — Foster and Toora Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 26 February 1914

District Mews,. MEENIYAN. | The adjourned general meetingof } subscribers to the Mechanics' ln ' stitute, Meeniyan, was held on ! Friday evening, when there wn- a | largo attendance. The . newly j elected president, Mr G D. How, j was in the chair. Mr W J. Karrell i was elected secretary, and Messrs T. A. Welsford, 11. McLea , C.J. i (;riltbli'. M. McKitieriek,' and P MoWhinney were dn y elected as j committeemen. Tliethr e trustees -lender, McDonald, and -mWV'-n - - Tw Tinmb tp of the committee. It was decided to mil teinler> for i :\intitig the outside of the hall, and it was decided to cover the 11 or of the reading ro:>m with mating.. After some discus sion it was decided to oil the tl.ior in the main hall. A large and enthusiastic meeting of riflemen attended a meeting on Saturday evening, Mr P. (Jriffen in the chair. The secreta y pro tem. (Mr.C. J. Giibble) announced tlm! lie had all instructi -nr from the Department in reference to the formation of a club, a d placed t...

Publication Title: Foster And Toora Mirror And South Gippsland Shire Advocate
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
DOM MANUEL'S BRIDE [Newspaper Article] — Foster and Toora Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 26 February 1914

DOM MANUEL'S BRIDE ! It was perhaps the hearty generos ity of the English sporting instinct, as much as anything else, which sent a suburban crowd to welcome the young ex-ruler of Portugal, Dom Manuel, and his wife, Dona Augustine do Bra gunza, to Twickenham on Saturday (says "The Daily News," December 15). From the throne of an ancient . and 1 splendid l-alin State to Fulwell Park! .'That thought ou'ched 'the sympathetic . hearts of many British unpolitical households. /". . < i "Such a young feller, too," said a 1 dame .with a market basket, gazing at the Koyal motdr car outside the deco rated--Town Hall at Twickenham. "It only 'Shows what- might happen to any. of us." For others tliere was the romance fof it-. No wonder such a host of young iadfes were there when the municipal address of "welcome was given. It was, as one soulful Sirl put it, "like a novel." It was indeed. Dom Manuel and his bride, it must be said, showed no sign that the dignity of most "of the Royal ...

Publication Title: Foster And Toora Mirror And South Gippsland Shire Advocate
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
MELBOURNE. THE PRIME MINISTER'S VIEW. [Newspaper Article] — Foster and Toora Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 26 February 1914

5 .. * I T - - ^ ????? . 1 ' MELBOURNE. FROM OUR CORRESPONDENT. THE PRIME MINISTER'S VIEW. 'j Mr Joseph Cook lias again i expressed himself warmly and1 forcibly regarding the present' Federal political situation. He ; told a Sydney audience a'fow days 1 since that there must be an imme diato change. That ho would, rather go out of political life alto-1 gether than find himself blocked at every turn in the transaction ; of the business of the country The Prime Minister also took oc- j casion to burst the bubble that the ; Opposition during the last session ; had not opposed non-contentious j legislation. He showed, clearly : enough to satisfy the Liberal; Party at nil events, that the: Laboritos had determined, in the : hope of discrediting the Govern-1 ment, that the transaction of practical business should bo brought to the irriducibie minij mum. The exhortation of (lie Prime Mi nister which followed should be taken to heart by every loyal Liberal in the Common wealth. It was to th...

Publication Title: Foster And Toora Mirror And South Gippsland Shire Advocate
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
S.G. Race Club. [Newspaper Article] — Foster and Toora Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 26 February 1914

S.G. Race Club. A meeting of tho above club was held at tho Hoyal Mail hotel on Satur day last, there being a good attendance. Mr D. \V. Wilton (president) iu the chuir. The eorrcspondonco having beon read .1 statement of receipts and ex penditure, showing a profit of about £3 w.ig submitted by tlio secretary, Mr C. J. Morton, after paying off lust year's liabilities, viz., £11. On the motion of Messrs Hume and Shaw the secretary was instructed to writ ft to Mr Barnes, stating tlmt the club held him responsible for expense | incurred through having made use of | booth counters. A brief discussion took placo re transfer of hill froui Mrs liice to the club, when the. president and secretary werp l'eipu'stef! to attend to it. It was resolved that the secretary write to Mr W. Littln thanking him for his donation and his good wishes for success of club. Sereral . accounts wore pafiKod for .payment. .. .' The matter regarding the action | of the Foster Prospecting and Develop j mental Syn...

Publication Title: Foster And Toora Mirror And South Gippsland Shire Advocate
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
Toore Methodist Concert. [Newspaper Article] — Foster and Toora Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 26 February 1914

Toore Methodist Concert. The introduction of the electric light iuto Toora has been tilt? means of prompting tho trustees of the Toora Methods Church to improve tho lighting by the installation of elec tricity in phtce ot' tl!0 c«-stoiuar.v kurosene lumps, ant! offorts wore made to raise the necessary funds by hold ing a knife and fork tea mooting which was followed by a concert on Wednesday evening, tho 11th inst. Everything was worked E>yste.uu'.tically throughout, and patrons _ expressed themselves ar. perfectly satisfied with tho tea menu and concert programme submitted. The attendance at the tea was splendid. Four tables were pro vided-each laden with a good supply of cold meats, poultry, vegetables and deserts, as well as pastry and cake. The ladies who presided over the tables w.;ro:-.Mesdames I'nwin and Brown, Misses Lila and Alice liastham, Ire land, Forres, Fountain, Leach and Buegge, to whom credit is due for the taste displayed in table decoratior, and thoroughness ot...

Publication Title: Foster And Toora Mirror And South Gippsland Shire Advocate
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
RIFLE SHOOTING. [Newspaper Article] — Foster and Toora Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 26 February 1914

II[FLIC SHOOTING. The final shoot for the trophy pre sented to the K< ster Kiile club by Mr. II. V. Dillon, tool: place on .Saturday hist wit It the following results: JiVep. 300 -100 500 Total J. R. Wilson 12 31 39 39 121 T. Winchester 1! 34 39 35 117 G. Perkins ... 10 34 38 34 110 Capt M'Knight 10 29 38 .'Ui 113 O. Lundstrom 10 30 39 33 112 IS. Santley ... 12 30 3G 32 110 A. Gritilths ... 4 32 3ti 30 102 W. MeiUie ... 13 29 31 29 102 W.Wood ... 1 1 30 39 29 99 On Saturday afternoon a team of Welshpool riilmen journeyed to Gol liondale to lire a match over the 500 yds. range with the Gelliondalo Club. The afternoon being cool a very plea sant afternoon's sport was enjoyed, made more so by tin; ladies of the Gel liondale Club providing afternoon to; on tin' range, which was done full jus tice to by all present. For Gelliondale Stephenson compiled -IS points out of the possible 50, and for Welshpool P. llanrahan also IS. A win for Welshpool by 23 points w.aa recorded. Foll...

Publication Title: Foster And Toora Mirror And South Gippsland Shire Advocate
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
Sport and Pastime. TENNIS. [Newspaper Article] — Foster and Toora Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 26 February 1914

Sport and Pastime. TENNIS. [llY NOVKI.TY. Although Bl*liaison i.s hut half a hamlet, in it are soiim live spirits who I am not yot crusted by tins series of | deteatu nt tennis. The gent's have yet to face Foster twice in the associ ation games, nfter which it is sugges ted by those gentlemen in the Behni son club who have had all the play and enjoyment of tho games, and who, by the way, have of course suffered the frowns of the lady .supporters for their (Meats, to give them (^ho lady mem bers) a (lit.y out, or rather " at homo" -the gent's to provide, afternoon lea and further tlmn (hat lo servo it out; to the ladies. In this, matters .should, £0 well, for the president of the club isi a '. Km;-]nun" which speaks for itself,I and tlui secretary-a Baker" who will, no doubt, account for something) good in tho cooking. The lady players' of Foster, Toora and Welshpool clubs :iru to be amongst the invited guests and to have a game with the local ladies, and as the day's aio yet fairly ...

Publication Title: Foster And Toora Mirror And South Gippsland Shire Advocate
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
MANCHESTER AND AUSTRALIA BETTER COMMUNICATION. [Newspaper Article] — Foster and Toora Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 26 February 1914

MANCHESTER AND AUSTRALIA 1.SKTTEH COJIMUiN 1CATION Goat. activity is being displayed In tin! interest of London, Hull, Bristol, ana Stettin (Germany) with a view to these ports getting a bigger share of the Australian trade (writes a Mel bourne correspondent, "Mancunia," to "Tiie Manchester Guardian.") 1 am a .Manchester man,. established here in business, represent a Manchester house, and, in common with other Manchester men also established" in this- country, regret that so little is being done to follow the lead of the ports mentioned above. Manchester has magnificent docks, unrivalled facilities for handling cargo, is right in the biggest industrial population of the world, arid, with all these superior advantages the best you can do in the way of giving us direct communication between Manchester ami Australia is to send only one 'boat per month. Compared with Canada - to which country Manchester sends a steamer every week-Australia is a much bel ter customer for .locally made g...

Publication Title: Foster And Toora Mirror And South Gippsland Shire Advocate
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
REDUCING DIET HOW MR TAFT FARED. [Newspaper Article] — Foster and Toora Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 26 February 1914

REDUCING DIET H'lW mi: TAI'T FA I Mil J. Professor Taft. tii»? ex-President, af ter lecturinL; h^iv last ni^ht in defence ol' the Mniiri)'- Doctrine, the enforce .nirnt of wlii'-h, he said, was essential in order to exclude from the hemis phere the -selfish political intcrferenco of ICuropean Governments, gaily ' in formed his old friends that ho had in nine months reduced his \v<5i£ht from U-J_i stone to IT11 fsays the New York correspondent of "The Daily News," December Ki)* Asked how he did it. he said. "I've lost 701b of flesh sine*- ] left the White House by dieting. I have dropped po tatoes entirely, also bread in all forms. Poik likewise is tabooed, but I can eat most vegetables, all fowl, but not sal mon, is* (ho fat member of the fish family. 1 drink two glasses of water at each meal and continue, ay I have always done, to abstain from all .a in".-;, lifjuors and tobacco. "And. boys." he exektimed, with oiv^ of those lamrhs whi«'*h us"d t" niak*' the executive ma...

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