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JAMES SHUGG. [Newspaper Article] — Powlett Express and Victorian State Coalfields Advertiser — 8 January 1915
.JAMES gHUGG. Mr J. S. Meagher, instructed by Mr Flood, appeared for applicant whose site was in McKenaie-street near r§i(-. way crossing. Mr Shugg, a retired > school teacher and a successful farmer, j had purcftaggf} the husjness of Mr Berry | of livery stables, fruit and praduw, I etc. The site was convenient for visitors and country people and those who had business at the railway station. It was proposed to erect a building at a cost of £1800 or £2000. Mr Cohei', P.M. drew attention to description of land in notice, Section 28 was mentioned, it should be Section 27. Mr Meagher submitted that it could be amended. Mr Cohen, P.M. : Say you apply to build a hotel in the clouds and then want to build in McKenzie-street ? After argument Mr Cohen said the bench would make a note of the matter. Joseph Collie, night guard at the State mine during the war, said he lived in North YVonthaggi 4 years. Applicant's site was convenient for country visitors to put up their vehicles; horses w...
THOMAS MATHIESON. [Newspaper Article] — Powlett Express and Victorian State Coalfields Advertiser — 8 January 1915
THOMAS MATHIESON. Mr. Hrayshay, in opening, said that this site was at the corner of McJJride-avenue and Watt-street, llie nearest site to the residential area, and adjaccnt to the Court and public building.:. *1 lie hotel would be of special convenience to people who had friends and relatives coming to see them, but whose nomes were not sufficiently large to provide accommodation, and at present there were a number of such places in Wonthaggi. Mr. Mathieson would be a popular boniface, having been president of the A.C.M.A. for several terms. lie had been a worthy citizen, and a credit to ihe district fo- his' efforts in con nection with the smooth-working between the miners and management. He had pur chased the land, and had made arrangements with .Mr. Alex. Thomson, who held a large amount of this world's goods, to advance £3000 on mortgage to build-and furnish the hotel. Colin Campbell said that the notices had been .received in time. The application was advertised in the "l'owle...
JAS WILLIAM WEBB. [Newspaper Article] — Powlett Express and Victorian State Coalfields Advertiser — 8 January 1915
.JAS. WIU.IAM WEBB, Tiie formal notices in this application were proved by* Colin Campbell. The application hud been advertised in the "Powlett Kxprcps," of November The "Kxpress" circulated in the district, Mr. ttrayshay, who appeared for applicant, pointed out that the site was 66 feet by 156 feet, and situated in the business ccntrc of Wonthaggi, on the side of the street where the greatest number of business places were, and opposite to the theatre, as well as haiidv to the sports ground, bowling green, and tennis courts. Mr. Webb owned the pro* perty, and had had previous experience of conducting a hotel. Apart from the corner blocks, this site was most suitable to the public convenience. James William Webb, applicant, produced he plan, which provided for a brick building, eptic tanks, three fire escapes, bathrooms, tc.; the main roof was terra eotla tiles. He .owned the property, having purchased one block from J. L. Keilly, and another! from the Government. There was a fronta...
PETER JAMES MATTEI. [Newspaper Article] — Powlett Express and Victorian State Coalfields Advertiser — 8 January 1915
PETER JAMES MATT EI. Applicant, for whom Mr. JJrayshay appear ed, proposed to build a hotel in (Jraham-strcct. .Mr. Bravshay said it was convenient lo theatre and hall, and suitable for usc^ of country people. Applicant, who had previous experience, owned two blocks, one of which fronted Murray-street. There was a right of-way between. Colin Campbell proved the notices. The application had been advertised in the "Pow lett Express." Charles Ignatius Rice, architect, produced plans for a two-story brick building,'on land 33 feet by 316 feet; estimated cost £3000, and it could be completed bv 1st September. Peter James Mattei, at present of no occupa tion, said he had previous hotel experience in Wood's Point, ^ Dalyston, ^ and elsewhere. Edcson and Utting would finance him under mortgage to the amount of £3000. Part of the premises were leased to the Wonthaggi Milliard Club, which had notice to quit on V*st December. He was the owner of the premves, and occasionally assisted the secre...
CARL AUGUST JOHNSON. [Newspaper Article] — Powlett Express and Victorian State Coalfields Advertiser — 8 January 1915
CARL AUGUST JOHNSON*. Applicant's site was at the corner o, Oraham and Billson-streets. Mr. Brayshay appeared for applicant. Mr, W. E. Brunt appeared for petitioners who opposed the application on the ground jt proximity to State school. Robertson Blair, Presbyterian Minister, said lie got names in the petition put down; he initialled them S.R. Mr. Urayshay: I think 1 have heard of the initials often the other way. Continuing, he =aid the petition should not be seriously con sidered. The school was 200 yards away. The police would see that no offences were committed. The site was convenient to the mine, and the consumption of a loir; beer or brandy and soda was very essential after a hard day's work. Colin Campbell, Clerk of Courts, proved the formal notices. The application had been ad vertised in the "Powlett Express" newspaper, which circulated in Wonthaggi. Wm. Kain, architect, produced plans for a two-story, brick building, shop, and all - con veniences; estimated the cost iat ...
UP-TO-DATE MACHINERY. [Newspaper Article] — Powlett Express and Victorian State Coalfields Advertiser — 8 January 1915
UP-TO-DATE MACHINERY. The simple Londoner arrived,.?t z Suffolk farm for his holidays,jtiben, all the hands were at dinner. Oh entering he prickcd up his ears and turned . to the farmer in surprise. "You are more up-to-date than I expected, Mr. Jones," said the Cock ney. . " 'Off de 'ee mean, sir?" asked the farmer. "I hear machinery going, don't I?' What is that hissing and clicking sound?" ."Oh!" ejaculated the farmer,'"that is only the servants drinking their broth. They do all keep the same stroke.'' .
HARD ON THE PREACHER. [Newspaper Article] — Powlett Express and Victorian State Coalfields Advertiser — 8 January 1915
HARD ON THE PREACHER. A mother sent "her little daughter to open the door and entertain the minis ter, Mr. Black, while she finished dress ing. "When she appeared . the little kitten ran in ahead of her, and the tiny maiden jumped up and down and screamed to the top of her voice: "Oh,&lt;, Kitty, go out, quick." / The mother was horrified, and saidA "Daughter, what ma]--&lt;\j-ou act so?" "Well, mother, lid last nicfe 'that Mr. Black's/;. ?' to make a cat,/"'" r ? mino sick.UJ J
THE [?] PASSION. [?]TER XXXII. [?]NISHED COQUETTE. [Newspaper Article] — Powlett Express and Victorian State Coalfields Advertiser — 8 January 1915
THE 1 PASSION. J'l'EK AAJUI. LMISHIDD CUQUKfTE. Itorcl was sitting in her bou ) worst, temjier she had been |er Ktc. Hre husband, who list long suffering oi' nil bene seen her name in Veracity amongst t'lw motley crowd (on the lawn at Honeycomb Jul liad given her a lecture 011 . lie of truth, as well as c ;iprii'iies. ." (it felt particularly ill-used in -.. ' \ because she had taken the \give Sum an elaborate des ? opera she had not- secn^ jipl'oprintR remarks thrown in as Xh'k exquisite ringing, and a cer , v V'eis of oWfigP-cclorod velvet. :n " . 1 she was said w-Kiok- divine. =/d Hi-lord had scolded her. first.. laughed at her afterwards, :&lt;."d it 3 was 0110 thing she hated more / i another, ft was to be turned mt~ I) bo" scolded simply meant that she, f be&lt;]n naughty, and as he told her-" i.ntlin and again, nice people were WalWlinauglity. and naughty people lc verv/ often nice; hut to be laughed i-that' wan too degrading, and her iirit rose in rebellion. ...
THEN HE UNDERSTOOD. [Newspaper Article] — Powlett Express and Victorian State Coalfields Advertiser — 8 January 1915
.THEN HE UNDERSTOOD. Some time ago a fond father attended the graduation of his pretty (laughter -lo.u a fashionable seminary, and at the close of the exercises the head of the institution rushed up to -papa with hands enthusiastically outstretched. "I want to congratulate you, Mr. Smith," said he with great volubility, "on your very large and extraordin arily affectionate family." "Large and affectionate family!''' v.'onile'ringly repeated Mr. Smith. "Yea," was the happy rejoinder of the principal. "During the last term all of Miss Smith's ten brothers! haYe called for her to go motoring no end of times, whilo John, your eldest son, has taken her to the theatre twice a week.''
OVERHEARD IN CARDIFF. [Newspaper Article] — Powlett Express and Victorian State Coalfields Advertiser — 8 January 1915
OVERHEARD IN CARDIFF. Skoui: "Hullo, Dai, man, how are ow, I shouldn't wonder." Dai: "Oh, not so bad, so they do tell me." Shoui: "What are ew doing in Car diff, goodness knows?" Dai: "I am going to 'list in Granny's dear guards, no doubt." Shoui: "Well done, Dai; for two pins I'd come with you, mun, aye." Dai: "Good old Shoni. Come on, let's go and put the punch on the dirty Germans, show um we're better men nor them, nor never was." Shoni: "Right oh, Dai. Give UB your hand. Are ew downhearted?" Dai: "Never one bit, baekgany." Shoni: "Jawk a mobsticks, nor I, too."
AN EYE TO THE MAIN CHANCE. [Newspaper Article] — Powlett Express and Victorian State Coalfields Advertiser — 8 January 1915
AN EYE TO THE MAIN CHANCE. Sno.w was falling heavily outsido the school-house and the young teacher im -proved the time.by warning her class of the dangers of catching cold. "Yes," she remarked, "you must be very careful indeed now that the real eold weather has come. I/ast -winter my little brother went out with his sledge anil caught such a bad cold that he has never got properly well again. " He has to live iH the South of France, and must never come back to Kngland again 111 tho winter! Isn't that a terrible thing to happen?" Tho pupils looked duly sympathetic all save one, who eagerly demanded: "Please, . teaohcr, where's his sledge?''
THE LUCK OF HOHERNZOLLERN. [Newspaper Article] — Powlett Express and Victorian State Coalfields Advertiser — 8 January 1915
THE LUCK OF HOHERNZOLLERN. Has the Kaiser Jost the ring wherein legend says lies the luck of Hohen zollern ? Many Royal houses have some jewel among their treasures around which rumor has wound some strange a no mystic tales. The Kaiser wears a. plain gold nil's, with a black stone, by which he sets great store. Freder ick the Great- received it from his dy ing father with the assurance that so long as it remained in the family, the race would prosper and multiply. The Uountess Lichnnau stole the "Lu&lt;k" from Frederick William 11 in 1790, and the next few years were full of disaster for Prussia. Just be fore the great war of liberation in 1813, the ring was recovered, and its Hohenzollerns lirnily established. , Rumor has it that the "Luck'1, ages ago, was dropped from the mouth of a large frog on the bod of ;> ful flohcnriill- : :i IVineeus. h.'truigely enough if.;, loss hos spel'ed misfortune to " "'^"nznllpru house. and its pos sc:'s!oii p . s: e ity.
SOMETHING GOOD. [Newspaper Article] — Powlett Express and Victorian State Coalfields Advertiser — 8 January 1915
SOMETHING GOOD. If tlie ability to please his employer is tlie chief vntuo of a servant, the Japanese youth wiio advertised in ono of the newspapers should1 have litt.'e difficulty in getting a place. Japanese-iinght youth wants posi tion as cook or any work in Boston or anywhere, will move and work as 11 smartest hands and legs as lightning, obedience to maxim, "'Dust accumulat ing becomes a mountain," never said "Didn't come to mind for duties;." appointed myself as a representative of Japan in America, never laid down except human, natural sleep, at above results, absolutely economical, responsi bility, earelul lor human virtue, in character, there's no difference in day time and night time, always finest day time weather, work with pleasure, and positively willing to teach mathematics (included highest mathematics), em ployer's boys to spend leisure hours; try how am I ; best reference.
HONOR FOR IRISH DOCTOR. [Newspaper Article] — Powlett Express and Victorian State Coalfields Advertiser — 8 January 1915
HONOR FOR IRISH DOCTOR. More than 40 years alter the close of the Franco-German war, the French Government iias issued its handsome "Mcdaille OommemoENtive de la Oam pagne de 1870-71." Many of those who would have received this decora tion have passed away. Of those who served in the Anglo-American ambu lance, during those terrible days at Sedan, Paris and Orleans, Dr. Ohas. 15. Kyan, Glen lava, 'llpperary, is one of the few survivors. He has only now received the Breyet and decoration from the French Minis ter of War, bearing the seal of the Chancery of the Legion of Honor, May 7, 1914. For his services to the woun ded in the same campaign. Dr. Ryan had conferred on him at the close of the war, the German Military Cross of Louis 11. of Bavaria, and also the Bronze Cross of the French Ambulance Society.
WE MIGHT BE HAPPY THEN. [Newspaper Article] — Powlett Express and Victorian State Coalfields Advertiser — 8 January 1915
WE MIGHT BE HAPPY THEN. A cottage by the sapphire sea (Some forty rooms will do), A yacfyt done up in teak and brass To sail the bripy blue, A stone garage, a limousine, A runabout or two, Some thoroughbreds for saddle use, An aeroplane and you. A valet and a dozon maids, A chef to bake and brew, A bowling alley, tennis court, And first-class ocean view, A greenhouse several acres long For orchids rare and new, A kennel full of fancy pups, Ten millions cash, and you.
GRAVE AND GAY. A DIFFICULT WITNESS. [Newspaper Article] — Powlett Express and Victorian State Coalfields Advertiser — 8 January 1915
GRAVE AND GAY. A DIFFICULT WITNESS. A man was accused of having stolon a horse, and one of liis neighbors was summoned to attend his trial in order to giva evidence on behalf of the de fence. How the examination in chief passed off we are not told, but in due time cross-examination began, and pro ceeded in the following manner: "You are a friend of the defendant?" "No, plaze yuhr honor!" Well, an acquaint ance " No, plaze yuhr honor, I'm not!" "Well, you know him, at any rate " "AVe passes the time of day, plaze yuhr honor!" "That will do. Now, did he ever say anything to you about this horse.'" "Which horse, plaze, your honor'."' "Which horse! Why, this horse-the horse that he is accused of stealing-the horse that will keep us here all day!" "Plaze yuhr honor, I'll tell yuhr honor just how 'twas! The other day I said to he, 'How about the horse?'' and he said to me he didn't know wothing about the horse!" "Now, witness, atop. This is important. Tell me exactly what he said. 1 want ...
THE JAPANESE AND HEART FAILURE. [Newspaper Article] — Powlett Express and Victorian State Coalfields Advertiser — 8 January 1915
THE JAPANESE AND HEART FAILURE. The .Japanese show their knowledge of anatomy not only in the jiu-jitsu method, but .also in what is known as the kuatsu. The latter is used to re store persons from a fainting spell. The method consists in striking upon the back of the seventh vertebra of the neck when the subject is- lying face downward. This veretbra is the one which is prominent at the base of the neck, and is struck with frequent mo tion by the closed hand. A reflex ner vous action is thus set up by the suc cessive shocks, and although its exact nature is not known, the" fact is that the regular action of the heart is re stored and the subject comes to his senses. Then he is seated, and his arms are given a rotary movement, which stimulates the circulation and breathing. He is then required to walk, so as to give a good circulation in the lower members, and if this is ne glected there is danger that the syeope_ returns. 1
ONE OF THE GREATEST ACHIEVEMENTS IN HISTORY. [Newspaper Article] — Powlett Express and Victorian State Coalfields Advertiser — 8 January 1915
ONE OF THE GREATEST ACHIEVEMENTS IN HISTORY. Gibraltar is united to Spain by a sandy isthmus width is claimed by neither Spain nor Great Britain, ana is regarded as neutral territory. It provides a satisfactory dividing line, and solves the frontier problem in that' particular area without any trouble. The Alps provide a similar solution for France andi Italy, though -Napoleon managed to send an army across them, but the difficulties- encountered are ni$ likely to encourage a modern army to repeat the experiment. Un the night of 14th and 15th JVlay, 1800, the ad vance guard, under the command ol General Joannes began the passage of the Great St. Bernard, one of thoso passes running between the Swiss Va lois and Piedmont. A few days later the main army followed, a division crossing each day. Each regimental band played to encourage the men, and when a particularly difficult part was to be surmounted, the bugles sounded the charge, to arouse the martial spirit of the troops. The men t...
D. McNAMARA. [Newspaper Article] — Powlett Express and Victorian State Coalfields Advertiser — 8 January 1915
D. McNAMARA. Mr. J. S. Meagher appeared for the applicant, and observed that he could show that many things that Mr. Bray shay claimed for his client, and much more in addition, appertained to his client, -who was a pioneer of the dis trict, and supplied the navvies and settlers with provisions, wading at , imes through icy water to do so. Settlement could not be achieved without the co-operation of a man like that. He had conducted a hotel at Carlton, and had taken an active part in procuring the petition for the local option poll. The site was in Station street, at the corner of a street, and opposite the railway goods sheds. All business interest centred in Station street. In view of his work as a pioneer and representative man, this applicant was entitled to a hotel. Theo. Lyall, farmer, Koo-Wee Rup, said the bulk of the'traffic came along Station-street. McNamara's site was higher than the the Rossiter road site, and one hotel was needed, as the place was growing. Jas. Mornane,...