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No title [Newspaper Article] — The Yarragon, Trafalgar & Moe Settlement News — 10 March 1904

Cr event in like; we dread it; we long mortality ; we aspire to live for f^r. It is customary to argue from our de sire for immortality that we are actually immortal. This is the principal argu ment used by Plato, who may be said to be the father of the doctrine of the immortality of the soul. The argument is universally employed by j' be lievers in the immortality of the soul to the present day. It is astonishing that its logic should have passed un questioned so long. It would readily appear absurd in the case of any other instinct or desire. A hungry man, for example, desires food, is this a proof he has had his dinner ? The argument turns the other way. If we desire a thing, the desire is evidence that we are yet without the object of desire ; for, as Paul says, "What a man seeth, why doth he yet hope for ?" If we ex perience a longing for immortality, it is a proof we are destitute of it. The ex istence of such a desire, however, proves a great deal in its place. It proves immo...

Publication Title: Yarragon, Trafalgar & Moe Settlement News, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
THE METHODIST CHURCH. HARVEST THANKSGIVING. [Newspaper Article] — The Yarragon, Trafalgar & Moe Settlement News — 10 March 1904

THE METHODIST CHURCH. HARVEST Til UYKSaimG Tlie annual harvest thanksgiving service was held in the Trafalgar Methodist church Inst Sunday evening, when a sermon appropriate to the oc casion. was preachod by the Rev. Fielding, in the-pre^ouce of a congrega tion that filled tno building to its ut- . must opacity. There was a very large . - display of choice dairy, farm and gar deurpfoduce, contributed by members and friends from various-parts of the . neighborhood, which conclusively proved the fertile quality and produc ing capabilities of the district. k.Thp choir (which has "been strengthened and greatly improved lately) rendered suitable selections, and Mr. Fielding's. sermoit was attentively and, eagerly listened to and thoroughly appreciated by his congregation. It is quite safe ., to say that some of the produce dia played for view was equijl, t,o anything .. of the kind that cquld ba groyn in the . cSncert: AND SALE .OF. .. GIFTS. ' A fairly large gathering assembled, in the ...

Publication Title: Yarragon, Trafalgar & Moe Settlement News, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Yarragon, Trafalgar & Moe Settlement News — 10 March 1904

'TRAFALGAR Cheap 0aali Store. amsvlrcRORCY, General Storekeeper., Trafalgar, *TVESLRl£8*to inform utiie p«hlio of Trafalgar . \J and eunrouadwu districts that ehe Hue a Lirgc n^'\f*fe«ql?ctpd Stock al : : Drnperv. .Groceries,. -Boots imd .Shoeg, Ironutongery, Tjawstte, Ac. .*/ Sepdy-Qlade loihingofall deeenptiona. ' "JSwzyduu^.^old »t IZeafi<io»Me Jtioes. Ageotior die Age a*dheader. gruit ,ap4 Vegetable .v - :3£A r< T (fltppaeite -"AJewu" Office). jlf&s. sMACPHJiRSON, Pbomi^ttoress, yA larag-.., assortment of Fresh Fruit and ' vegetable* edway* on hand «t ?'"$ AewoDeble Prices. .46ft drinHa Confectionery of all description)! - A trial re»pnct{u!ly fcolifltevl. , sKS SHOD AS USUAL AG OOKDRJO TO NATUUR OF HOOK, WITH DISPATCH. Hor.>ea Olipi'fcd, Torbb.Filsti rti-d Le Fir.'d.. Hortet O'lpped, .Teah Rilad and Leys Fired. . Jljopr plough is bard to bold send i t< at ftart wi guvrantfe to m<*te it eMy f»> ; - PSll'BS'*Ol>*kATgi -...

Publication Title: Yarragon, Trafalgar & Moe Settlement News, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
AND A TOTALLER TOO! [Newspaper Article] — The Yarragon, Trafalgar & Moe Settlement News — 17 March 1904

AND A ti^TOTALLER Too; A Yorkshire vicar was teaching his Eftiid of Hope to aing "Little Drope of Water." The children were duli and sU-lki. and at last.the despairing vicar excVimed: "Now, children, try again. 'J.itllc Drops of Water,' and do pray put n little 'spirit' in it."

Publication Title: Yarragon, Trafalgar & Moe Settlement News, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
THE CAT DIDN'T SUFFER. [Newspaper Article] — The Yarragon, Trafalgar & Moe Settlement News — 17 March 1904

THE CAT DIDN'T SUFFER. Mistress: "Mary, I hope you took grre<u care ol our pets while we were llary: "Indeed I did, mum-only once 1 lorgbt to feed the cat." Mistress-. ''I hope she did not sol let'' Mary: "Oh, no, mum-she ate the canary and the parrot!"

Publication Title: Yarragon, Trafalgar & Moe Settlement News, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
HOW TO MAKE MONEY. [Newspaper Article] — The Yarragon, Trafalgar & Moe Settlement News — 17 March 1904

HOW TO MAKE MONEY. "Any lady or gentleman desiring to earn a little money without any inter-: ruption to their ordinary business, write to B , euclosing one shilling in stamps, and we will forward parti culars." A gentleman who answered au advertisement of this nature receiv ed ft laconic post-card: "Do as I do "

Publication Title: Yarragon, Trafalgar & Moe Settlement News, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
ATHLETIC CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — The Yarragon, Trafalgar & Moe Settlement News — 17 March 1904

ATHLETIC ClUB. A meeting of the Trafalgar Athletic Club committee was held in the me chanics' institute on Saturday evening 1 Inst, Mr. Whitton, the president, being in the chair. The business was in connection with the balls on -St. Patrick's and Easter Monday nights. The minutes b£ last meeting were read and confirmed. Three tenders were received for aup Slying the refreshments, and that of [r. Crowel, of Sunny Creek, at Is. 3d. per couple, was accepted. THE MUSIC. The tender of Mr. rndt, of Yar ragon, was accepted at a previous meeting for the music (piano and violin), the price being £1 per night. GENERAL BUSINESS. Mr. Rolls stated that since last meet ing Miss Jenny Price, of Moe, lmd called on him and expressed a desire to hold a concert in the ha!l on St. Patrick's night, promising that it should concludoat 10 o'clock. He had consulted various members of the com mittee, and they were quite agreeable to the prppoR'!. In con^equtnue, he had written to Miss Price informing 3s. O...

Publication Title: Yarragon, Trafalgar & Moe Settlement News, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
BAD ADVICE. [Newspaper Article] — The Yarragon, Trafalgar & Moe Settlement News — 17 March 1904

BAP ADVICE. "Business is very bad today," said the head salesman in the mantle room. 'N ' wonder at it," said the mistress "Who wrote our advertisement (of the paper to-day?" "I did; why? said the salesman, i '"Because it says. 'Do you want a. iruti'tle? Try out melton and frieze."*

Publication Title: Yarragon, Trafalgar & Moe Settlement News, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
TRAFALGAR MEETING THE RECREATION GROUND A PUBLIC MEETING. TRUSTEES APPOINTED. [Newspaper Article] — The Yarragon, Trafalgar & Moe Settlement News — 17 March 1904

TRAFALGAR MEETING THE RECREATION GROUND A PUBLIC MEETING. TRUSTEES APPOINTED. A fairly well attended public meet ing (convened by the si lire president) was held in the Trafalgar mechanics' institute on Friday evening last for the purpose of considering what action should be taken relative to securing the permanent reservation of a biock of land situate on the Trafalgar-Yar ragon road for public recreation use. On the motion of r. C. Murray, seconded by Mr. Rolls, Mr. J. McMahon was elected' chairman. On the motion of Mr. Murray, seconded by Mr. Nurse, Mr. Rolls wtis appointed secretary pro lem. The chairman then called on those at whose instigation the meeting had been called, to explain the position and suggest what action should be After a slight pause, Mr. Rolls I opened the proceedings by stating | that he had drawn tip the requisition to the shire president, but did not sign it, as his name was not yet 01 ratepayers' roll. He was nruch prised several weeks ago on discover ing ...

Publication Title: Yarragon, Trafalgar & Moe Settlement News, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
A RECONSTRUCTED ANECDOTE. [Newspaper Article] — The Yarragon, Trafalgar & Moe Settlement News — 17 March 1904

A RECONSTRUCTED ANECDOTE. Dr. Johnson always took a keen in terest in improving the minds of the young, and one day meeting a lad in a coffee-house in Fleet-street, he asked tlie youngster numerous questions in geography, arithmetic, physiology, etc., till at last. losing oil patience, the boy said. "Oli. go and eat coke!" and ran out of the shop. The doctor gave elm.se, and in turn ing a corner of the street run fnll tilt into Boswell. neurly knocking that gentlemau down. "What is the mat' ter, doctor?'' asked Boswell. on recorer "Why." replied Johnson. " thAt young scoundrel there told me to go and eat coke.'' "Well." exclaimed Boswell, "you are surely not so hungry that von need be in such a terrible hurry about it."

Publication Title: Yarragon, Trafalgar & Moe Settlement News, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
WHERE THEY DIFFERED. [Newspaper Article] — The Yarragon, Trafalgar & Moe Settlement News — 17 March 1904

WHERE THEY DIFFERED. A zealous country minister met out I of his flock (a shepherd) the other day, who had been somewhat irregular in hU ' : attendance at church, and the follow ing conversation ensued : "Well. John. I hare missed your face in church." "I don't doubt that," was the reply. " And hare you not been to church all this time? asked the parson. .' Yes, I hare been many times to the church over the hill." "Well," said the parson. "Iam a shepherd myself, ana do not like to see my sheep wandering into other folds." To which John replied : " I never mind where they go if they | get better food."

Publication Title: Yarragon, Trafalgar & Moe Settlement News, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
NARRACAN SPORTS. A GREAT SUCCESS. [Newspaper Article] — The Yarragon, Trafalgar & Moe Settlement News — 17 March 1904

NARRACAN SPORTS. A GREAT SUCCESS. The annual sports in connection with the Narracan Athletic Club took placg on Wednesday last--in a paddock kindly lent for the occasion by Ex-Cr. G. G. Auckterlonie, J.P.-and were, as usual, a great success. The various events which took place were the means of keeping the large number of persons who put in an appearance well interested throughout. Ihe pe destrian events were well watched, whilst no end of interest was taken in the wood-chopping events, barracking being freely indulged in. Hight un pleasantness was caused through pro tests being lodged. T. Good© protes tested Darcey, winner of the Sheffield handicap, on the grounds of incorrect performances ; D. Cameron moved in a like direction against A. Mayo, winner of the standing block chop, as also did J. Brown against W. Goode on tho grounds of over age. The foremost I was held over for a fortnight, whilst [ the two latter were, together with a j fourth protest, dismissed. Eight book ' were i...

Publication Title: Yarragon, Trafalgar & Moe Settlement News, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
THOSPDALE. [Newspaper Article] — The Yarragon, Trafalgar & Moe Settlement News — 17 March 1904

THOSPDAIE. A meeting of formers was held in the Mechanics' Institute on Saturday last for the purpose of considering the beet means of getting rid of the black berry pest. Mr A. C. Budge occupied It was resolved that a petition be prepared for signature, the same to be Drought before the council, on which body a deputation (consisting of Messrs Pumaresq, Oomthwaite and Willis) should wait. Following is the text of the petition : - To the President and Councillor* Narracan Shire Council, Gentlemen,-We. the undersigned rate payer! of the Narracan Shire, wish to bring under jour notice the serious danger with which we are threatened by the unchecked growth of blackberries, both on the roads vand private properties in this ehire. We feel that if nothing ta done in this re | s[x?ct, we shall bo driven off the land, and therefore l>e« to request that _ou will take steps to enforce the Noxious Weeds Act in t the same meeting, it was resolved that ;i branch of the Cranbourue ro-. perty-O...

Publication Title: Yarragon, Trafalgar & Moe Settlement News, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
TO OUR NUMEROUS-PATRONS. [Newspaper Article] — The Yarragon, Trafalgar & Moe Settlement News — 17 March 1904

TO OUR NDMERDeS-PATKONS. We desire to announce that . Complete Plant, consisting of entirely New Material, has just been imported direct from Ixmdon forth# office of this journal. Everything has been carefully selected by an experienced printer, and is thoroughly-up-to-date. The proprietor .can therefore Guarautee Satisfaction in all classes of Job Printing. Not only the Quality of our work, but also our Prices, will compare favorably with anv other office in Gippslaud. yB encouraging vour local paper you promote the welfare of tfie district, and thus further | For first-class printing at moderate prices, try this office. 1

Publication Title: Yarragon, Trafalgar & Moe Settlement News, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
NEW ADVERTISEMENTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Yarragon, Trafalgar & Moe Settlement News — 17 March 1904

NEW ADVERTISEMENTS. Disc plough for sale; double or treble furrow. A pply Guardian offiic, Warragul. Messrs. Jennings and Mclnnes' for tnightly stock sale at Trafalgar next, 29th inst. Tenders for fencing, about 1-| miles, at South Trafalgar, returnable on Sat urday, 26th inst. Messrs. Mcews and Patterson's monthly cattle sale at Yarragon, on Tuesday, 29th inst. Messrs Jennings and Mclnnes will hold another large horse sale at 1 ra falgar on Saturday. 2Gth inst. The Narracon shire council invites tenders for a number of works, return able at the ordinary meeting, on 26th inst. A public meeting will be held in the mechanics' institute to-morrow (Friday) evening, relative to re-form ing the Trafalgar tennis club- All interested invited to attend. An official notification from the local shire council cautions the public that the bridge over the Narrncan creek, on Unger's road, ia closed against traffic until repaired. Dr. Home, of Yarragon, announces that he visits Trafalgar on Mondays...

Publication Title: Yarragon, Trafalgar & Moe Settlement News, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
HILL END. [Newspaper Article] — The Yarragon, Trafalgar & Moe Settlement News — 17 March 1904

HILL EKD. Potatc-digging and onion-pulling will begin here this week, and some very heavy crops are anticipated. It is liope'd that they will reach a much "better price during the year than they are at present, as many tons of last year's onions never left local farms. Some enormous crops of maize are ~ to Be noticed around the district, i which, without exception, are being | grown for fodder. The district is not i considered suitable for maize-growing, owing to the prevalance of frosts. I Grass is still exceedingly plentiful, < therefore cows are accordingly milking I well. The tender of Mr Fred. Fechner has ' been accepted fof *.he carting of timber ) etc. for the Fumina State School, from I Moe to the site. Residents are pleased j that after all their trouble with the ( Departments of Education and Public Works, their efforts aro to be at last . rewarded.. A working bee held on tie recrea tion reserve on Saturday, when a large quantity of dead timber, scrub, stumps, e...

Publication Title: Yarragon, Trafalgar & Moe Settlement News, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
DISTRICT NEWS. (FROM OUR CORRESPONDENTS.) M. E. [Newspaper Article] — The Yarragon, Trafalgar & Moe Settlement News — 17 March 1904

DISTRICT NEWS. (FROM OUR CORRESPONDENT,S.j ME. THE first, consignment of timber taken from Messrs Toogood and Glare's mill (Moe") was brought into the town ship on Tuesday evening. AA many as three waggon loads in one day have since been brought to the railway good? sherls platform. The imber is of good quality, and very clean. We understand that it is the intention of' the proprietors to construct a tramway, in the course of time, from the mill to Mae. In order to facilitate the present carting arrangements, a short length of tramway has been built over one or two pinches en route to the scene of " operations.

Publication Title: Yarragon, Trafalgar & Moe Settlement News, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
ONE FOR THE DOCTOR. [Newspaper Article] — The Yarragon, Trafalgar & Moe Settlement News — 17 March 1904

ONE FOR THE DOCTOR. A doctor of medicine in one of the Yorkshire tuwua, advertised for a boy as general help. A likely candidate appeared iu reply, and the doctor pro ceeded to question him. "Of course, you can groom and drive .a pony?" "And miik the cows, clean my bi cycle, and attend to the general rough work of the house?" "Yes- sir." "And keep accounts, attend to the gM'deu, and act as my personal va let?" "Yes, sir." I "I think you will suit. Why did | you leave your last place?" I "Wasn't enough to do, sir." I "Ah! Now is there any question I you would like to ask me?' i "Only one sir." I "What is it, boy?.' | "Is the house built on clay, sir? I "An extraordinary question. No; I the house is built on rock." "Then it won't do, sir." The appli cant arose and left, saying: "I want to make bricks in my spare time."

Publication Title: Yarragon, Trafalgar & Moe Settlement News, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
COALVILLE. [Newspaper Article] — The Yarragon, Trafalgar & Moe Settlement News — 17 March 1904

COALVILLE. A meeting of members of the Coal ville Tennis Club was held at Mr Thorpe's residence on Thursday last. There was a good attendance of mem bers. Mr C. David occupied the chair. A letter from Mr Wain re rent of court was read, and the amount was passed for payment. It was decided to hold a picnic on Easter Monday, and a concert at night. The secretary was instructed to in vite the Narracm Club to send a team on that date to play a friendly game , with the locals. « Messrs F. Crowe, W. Westerman and F. Halden were elected a match committee,and Mr F. Halden captain. A hearty vote of thanks was accor ded M r and Mrs Thorpe for the use of the room, and the meeting closed. At the conclusion of the meeting, Mr and Mrs Thorpe generously enter tained those present with light refresh ments.

Publication Title: Yarragon, Trafalgar & Moe Settlement News, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
HIS ONLY CHANCE. [Newspaper Article] — The Yarragon, Trafalgar & Moe Settlement News — 17 March 1904

HIS ONLY CHANCE . Kindly old gentleman: "Why do jou tarry that umbrella, little boy? "Ko,° S[Ja.!ning "And the sun's not shining?" "No, sir." "Then, why do you carry it?" : "v'vell, when it's raining pa wants it, I an i when the sun's shining ma wants | it, and it's onlv this kinder weather I can get to use it at all."

Publication Title: Yarragon, Trafalgar & Moe Settlement News, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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