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ROMANTIC MARRIAGES—[?] FAILURE. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Independent, Buln Buln, Warragul, Berwick, Poowong and Jeetho Shire Advocate — 27 February 1914
I ttiUl \XT10 MAUUIAGKS-"I..... I FAILURE. Jt'nerc are too many youug peup rlio allow Chew hearts It) run awr nti\ their heads in a love allair. ona^ man and woman hardly out . heir teen* are attracted toward* eac ulief. Tihj tii;uU that Ihej are boi (1 iuvt 'Ilioir jsareuts conduct. «>ti u. jthci hand. that they .iu- u»».. ii know their oun minds, rrfu-e '.h. on.^vm . all's ailv^e the youu^; peoj !.' " i autuu:. Ul colli'>e, tlie la.tor i»* ..&lt;\.».i.ely cou>..tii.M- lhat th»*y art* . i)i. t.y dri* it ** Uu, .Hid treateu ;.«. .j;iit. on. and deieitnine lhat f ti»-\ * . ui( &lt;»c baulked in Ltietr ileMre to . K: i t uhI . .Maay ^:r!s as>» inclined to con iii> i;»i p.ir»»ntal ffn ndhne>a Was not nmc if.d on the iiappines* &lt;>f married iif* .ii' i» a ureat m .stake. Thoie ma u i.c Muh'j ' »M&lt;.i t tilie and siekne. Men A moiht'i .. help and advice waul m.w uualuahw. And the wife wh. a:un>t cail on thai help is apt to fe» '...
An Ingenious Defence. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Independent, Buln Buln, Warragul, Berwick, Poowong and Jeetho Shire Advocate — 27 February 1914
An Ingenious Defence. A I. M uncli'Mi-l . 1 ;iii 1 >;it*li> an import ant. Wesl-Ucnmm maum'act urin^ town, a short. timo au;o, » defend ant 11] the I'nliru-eourt. was ques tioned why he luul not answered a summons on an earlier dul*', and, without, further persuasion, ho re plied that, he had been unfihhi lo n'iid tin* signature, appended to I he document. and t hercfore eonsidered hinis«'U jusUli»'d in doubling its nut heut icit y. The defendant's solicitor enlar^i-l V'i'uriin'!exi*-n'* 1,1 * illegibility oE the ille^h/le signature n.'mh'red tin.' document totally void of le^nl value. This original s&lt;nndpoint ho man aged to support with such a ma^s of li'Lr.il precedent that t h*; cniirl, decided that a summons signed with an ill*>i^riI»i&lt;. signal ire could linn.' no value in law.
HELEN KELLER'S WATCHES. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Independent, Buln Buln, Warragul, Berwick, Poowong and Jeetho Shire Advocate — 27 February 1914
HELEN KKl.LKIt'S WATCHES. The wonderful deaf and blind gir! tIJO graduate*! from ftudcliffo College tnd who made an nddress at the St. Louis Exposition, lias some very curi ous and interesting watches. By one of them she can toil the time hv feel ing of it. There are knobs on tlie rim of the watch, marking the hours, and n broad hand that moves around when released by a spring, stopping at tlu1 right, knob, whatever the tune may be When the ivateh had to he sent to its maker in Switzerland for repairs. Miss Kelt r was so inconveniences Mat a friend, a watchmaker in lllin* . is, who heard of it resolved that film 'itould not bo put out in that way .igain. So when he went to Switzer land he had another watch made Jik« the first. Usually the blind tell time by 1»V:rh ing the hands of an ordinary w.uch; but a watch is soon injured in thai way.
Was Nursed by Napoleon. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Independent, Buln Buln, Warragul, Berwick, Poowong and Jeetho Shire Advocate — 27 February 1914
Was Nursed by Napoleon. The centenary of the buLtlo of Waterloo will fall due within an other two years, ami, naturally, old people who can remember that epoch making event are very few. I'm hahiy the most. interesting" Jink with Mime uld days is tiie centenarian fit Nemlh, France, who claims thnt v !:&lt;«m lie was a child ho was often held in the arms of the great Na poleon himself. lie was horn in f^ur years before t.h«» Km pemr's son. Hie Kintr of Knttto With v. h»»m ho played in the park nf. Si,. Cloud. Hn still possesses mi'! of I he dolls \\hi'"h r&lt; nl rihuted In f.hi» amusement of "J / A i^lon," as Napoleon's ill fated heir has been historically nick-named. The pa- I triareh is a baehe(or, and without relatiws. For fifty years milk has b'.en his only food. He keej-s a roof above his head and clothes himself decently «>n thirty cents a day allowed him by the Assistance Pnbii.pie.
THE NEW COLOURS. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Independent, Buln Buln, Warragul, Berwick, Poowong and Jeetho Shire Advocate — 27 February 1914
THE NEW COLOURS. Now colours ami shaded effects nr Important features. " Mushroom " i> l comparatively now shade, stippl:it ing '. champagne," which was used s&lt;i much last your. 44 ttu.st " colour has many followers, but proves so vcrj trving that a woman is brave indent) who will attempt to wear "rust'' without combining it with just a sup petition of pale blue, violet or white at the neck. An authority on the subject l"is ««id Hint thero are over n hun dred shades of green. It does not seem possible that the eye could detect so many changes of the one colour, but when a shopper essays to match a ^reen the search \&lt;s usnallj* fruitless, ind this partly proves the assertion. There are enough browns to fill an en tire article if one attempted to de scribe them, and the time-honoured blues are still with us. Purple, npir (hv«*t and violet shades come with the >prin£-time, and when carefully select ed are becoming alike to blomlo and brunette.
Animals as Weather Prophets. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Independent, Buln Buln, Warragul, Berwick, Poowong and Jeetho Shire Advocate — 27 February 1914
Animals as Weather Prophets. Shepherds and others who .spend much tinu.» in the opon nil* say that, we may iilways know when it will lain by watching the ways of ani mals. Thus, if donkeys bray more often I him usual, or if they luing their ears downwards and forwards and rub against. walls, rain will come iin. When rats sneo/e, and when they also give up chasing their tails, look out. for rain. It. will be rainy if I he doirs &lt;?;&lt;( grass or ln> drowsy and .stupid. Kxp-rt rain when sheep turn their backs to the wind nnd wlicn peacocks s&lt;pmwk a great deal, and when pigs carry straw to their styles or are very restless and given tovnuch grunting, and when the mole throws uit plenty of soil. Rain will come when horses stretch out their necks and sniff the air. In'dlst rict s where bats are found it will rain if they fly Into the houses and cry much. And should oxen kick their forefoot or turn up their nostrils and ?mlff the ulr, or i'»o on their rhth...
Earth as Food. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Independent, Buln Buln, Warragul, Berwick, Poowong and Jeetho Shire Advocate — 27 February 1914
Earth as Food. Among many strain^ foods \\ lib-It ilm inhabitants "f this world par take of, nnd consider delicacies, perhaps the s*trangest of all is earth. Vol there arc tribes, (ho Lastians of Siam, who actually eat. anil enjoy earth. It has never hern discovered where these peculiar peo ple contracted this habit, though i jl. is generally believed that it,, probably came about in Ihc time' of n famine when there was no- I thing els*.- to be had. I lo wever, t he ! habit, lias now got such a hold j upon them that, old and young, rich and p&lt;>«»r, alike indulge freely I in its fonsujupt ion. ~ ! It., is preferred when it has been acquired from the vicinity of waters so t hat it carries with it a taste of ? fish. 11 is made into a pasty sub stance and smothered into the* ground in a hot. lire. It can lie obtained at markets and at stores, and is served at, dinners and at hi*;' functions of any description. in some parts of the Congo earth is sold in the shape of apples...
Church News. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Independent, Buln Buln, Warragul, Berwick, Poowong and Jeetho Shire Advocate — 27 February 1914
Church News. Harvost Thanksgiving Services are to be held in the local Methodist ;MRL Presbyterian Churches on Sun day next. C;vt!J"|jc Church-SUNDAY, MARCH 1 MUMSCB - WNRRRRUL 0 mid 11, VeFpcra 7 .'10. Koorim South 9, Bokcby 11. CHURCH OF ENRI.AND - Sunday, lit March, Drouin 11 A.M. (H.C) nnd'7 p.m., LLUU.dv CIOEK 2.45 (II C), WEDNESDAY, 4TH Mnrch-Athipno 8 pro., 11U\. M. J. B. I'ciinctt, B D., C.A., Vicar of Oakleigh. . METHODIST CHURCH - Diouiti 11 and 7.30, Buoyip .1, Conference Supply ; (imfold 11, liunyip 7 30, Mr Gilspn-UI ; J.OI>G\wry 7.HO, L>r WithiiiBton ; LONG wurry South JL, Mr WaUh ; Noerim South 11, Nceriiu East «'i, Kterim 7 &lt;J0, Mr Rich ards ; Neerirn South 7.30, Mr Uowc ; I'lidny-Bokcby 8, Mr Collins. PHESHYTBKIAN CHUKCH - Drouin 11 AND 7, Drouin South 3, LIE?. H. K. Hunt ; Kerriiu South 11, Bokcby 2,T.U, Nuerim Junction 7, Mr Molvenzje. " Furniture, Pianos, &c, stored arid kept insured if necessary.-P. Fara gber, Main Street, Drouin.
Keeps Greenstuff Fresh. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Independent, Buln Buln, Warragul, Berwick, Poowong and Jeetho Shire Advocate — 27 February 1914
Keeps Greenstuff Fresh. On*1 of t ho chi&lt;»r oausiN of failure in the, hiicUynnl poultry run is an insuJlieient supply of nosh j^rcon stuff. 7'lvrn when irivcn moat is available in plenty, the usual prac tice is (o Ihrow it. into the runs, where it; is trampled upon mill very soon becomes unfit for foo«l. "T have trier! many ways of Keep ing the ^I'eensl uiT u'iven to my bir»ls clean ami fresh," writ.es a corrcs poinleut. "but the following method is the only one that has answered my purpose : "1 gin, a piece oi wiuenn^n'*'i netting' nntl made it into a bnu, fns(»'ninjLr a wire rim* at Ihefup ius .shown in lite .sketch. Tlmn I nimlo handles of string, ami hnnjx it lip within easy reach of , the fowls' bcak.s hut out of the way f of their foot. I
Alleged Incendiarism. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Independent, Buln Buln, Warragul, Berwick, Poowong and Jeetho Shire Advocate — 27 February 1914
Alleged Incendiarism. On Saturday, 14th inst, it is alleged that two attempts were made to burn a crop of flax (valued about £100 and uninsured, owned by Wolff Bros., flaxmillers, of J Drouin), which had been spread in a paddock to ret. It was re ported that a drunkon man had been seen in the paddock, a few minutes prior to the fires. At 9 o'clock the samo evening a young man named John Thomas Henry, 22 years of age. soil of a respect able resident, was arrested by Constable Ryan, chariud with maliciously setting fire to flax and lodged in the local lock-up. At the Drouin Police Court o Wednesday, before Messrs J. J. Winters and W. Young, J's.P., the accused man, John Thomas Henry (who was defended by Mr. Hamilton), was charged with maliciously and unlawfully sett ing fire to a crop of flax. Suporintonilonfc Fosvler prose cuted, and tho following evidenco was- adduced - Gustav Charles Wolff, flax manufacturer, residi-ig at Drou;n -Know accused, saw him first about 12 months ago at h...
Carrying a 20-ton Engine on a Cable. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Independent, Buln Buln, Warragul, Berwick, Poowong and Jeetho Shire Advocate — 27 February 1914
Carrying a 20-ton Engine j on a Cable. I cally > itiu.st t'a 10&lt;1 Pii * from Mcvjco, u here engineering plant ImH luul 1 o l»e t m nsportml by cabU.'wny' over tho liio (Iraiide River. Tin* s'-ri'-s of c;i I a \ s at. Klrpliiint New Al«\\i&lt;'o, Immmi i'Tii|»1 . >_\ (.&lt;| In uri^li'y ail\ai! t itp- in i nmsporl ii!&lt;4' many thou sands of I &lt; u i s ft n ia i rriii! ami inn rliinorv. Krrcnt l\ il. uns fniimt lie tvssjiry l&lt;> Ii'ausfi'i* a 1»ni imilmih' jicross i In" canyon. I-Varim;' l!w* woi.ulil of th" iMifiuc miiilit !»»&lt;> sevorHy (''st tlx- sln-nulli of a rnl>l«.\ (In* &lt;'n^in(.' was sw unq- across on t.wo cables and was sniVly landed ni i(s deslinnf ion on tin* o(\\*'V side. The length of t In? rnMrwa\s from mu! IOWI.t to lite ullirr is l,ir>n feet nnd the height of span above
District News. CROSSOVER. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Independent, Buln Buln, Warragul, Berwick, Poowong and Jeetho Shire Advocate — 27 February 1914
District News. [From Our Own C'orresjHiiidi-iifs.] c: It 0 S S 0 V E K. Friday ovoning last. Tho atten dance was not roally BO good as usual owing to tho very hot weather and busli fires around the district, but a very pleasant evening was spent by thoao who wore there. The first prize for ladies was won by Mrs Boothe ; Booby prize, Miss Emma Little. First prize for Gents, Mr Wolfe Dabscheck ; booby prize, Mr.E. Fairweather. Dancing was kopt up till tho early hours ot the morning. The new Mechanics' Hall is soon to bo erected, and will be a great improvement on the old building. The weather is much cooler this week but rain is badly needed in this district, the grass and everything is dried up.
Asleep in the Dustbin. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Independent, Buln Buln, Warragul, Berwick, Poowong and Jeetho Shire Advocate — 27 February 1914
Asleep in the Dustbin. The dustbins of Kouen, which the authorities of thn( town boast. are of the most. modern t \ po in France, have been nearly responsible for the death of a man. When the dust bins have been collected early in the morning; they nro hooked on to an endless chain which carried them up to the top of a furnace ami there . aul on)at ically enipt ies t hem. Wh»*n thia was beinjr done on Friday, a workman noticed what Jook«-d like a good pair of .trousers in one of I he dustbins, as it was about to be emptied into the furnace. Anxious to save the garment for his own use, he pulled the lever which stops the movement of the chain. Looking closer, he found a man a.-leep in the dustbin. The mutt had been put in the dustbin to sleep, as a joke, by several companions with whom he had spent, the evening, and who were intoxicated.
JINDIVICK. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Independent, Buln Buln, Warragul, Berwick, Poowong and Jeetho Shire Advocate — 27 February 1914
JINDIVICK. On Saturday evening the Progress Association held its annual meeting. After tile minutes of the previous annual meeting were read and eon firmed, the election of officers was proceeded with for the ensuing year, with the following result.Mr Pots chack was elected President; Messrs Peel a-id Pincott, Vice-Presidents; Mr Palmer, Treasurer; Mr Holt, Secretary; committee, Messrs Palmer, Wieland, Peel, Pretty, Wisewould, F. Condon, Maloney, Dowling, Hams den and Pincott. On Saturday last the Iiokeby Union Church committee held a work ing bee to char up the ground and make ready for the contractor to start work on Monday on the repairs and new work. It was fortunate that they were all present as a large firocamu sweoping across the bush from the south side of the church, mid several sparks fell on the shingle roof and started to burn, but water was quickly on the scene and willing hands kept the fire under, Mrs J. Ellis kindly supplied the woikers with refreshments, which were ...
INTERESTING ITEMS. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Independent, Buln Buln, Warragul, Berwick, Poowong and Jeetho Shire Advocate — 27 February 1914
INTERESTING ITEMS. Flowers have boon artificially col oured with more or less success, hut, until recently animals have escaped the experiments of the invest iga tors. Sow, however, ire are as sured that fislies- may bo so col ouied ;ts (o suit (he human fancy. In .Sicily, i(, is reported, by (lie In troduction into the water of chalk, iron, ",Hl a quantity of pent, col-, ours may l,o imparted to the carp. After treatment, in a bath of these concomitants for a couple of weeks the fish is given another chemically prepared hath iuto which there am. introduced iron and tan. Jiy in- j creasing or diminishing the quan- : itics the colour is said t" j,c ' accent uated '? or diminished. The pro-, cess is said to bo somewhat Imzur- ; dons, but produces ornamental fish. | | An illustration of the incredible Superstition of the Russian peasant is recorded i" a telegram from St. 1'et ershurg to the "Tngebbit t. .' In vitiate of Walizo, near J,oi (he peasants held a meeting toilis 'ivni'.'j. un...
Market Reports. WARRAGUL MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Independent, Buln Buln, Warragul, Berwick, Poowong and Jeetho Shire Advocate — 27 February 1914
Market Reports. WARRAGCJL MARKET. Skews, Hunter and Co. roport having hold their usual weekly aalu ui their Warraj*ul yard* on Thursday, 10th Feb. whin considering tho very hot woarhor tixporioncod th«r« wan * vory fair yatd* itig nil round. They quoto : Pig?--No anchors nr ahps fo*w*rd, stores 2Gs, 27a Gd, 33* Gd, 35* Gd to 39a ; no porkers «»r bauonera forward Cittlo-Fat cows £o 2.« to £0, forvraid co idition ditto £4, £4 1*m to £'5. store ditto £3. £3 10^ io £3 15^, others fiom i!2 ; m Ikors and npnn^ortj (beat) £5. £5 10a, £G to £0 5a, nee >nd ditto £4, £4 12s fid, £4 15* to £4 17$ Gd, others from £3j Hj»e&lt;l ntid inferior lower ; nprinuing noiforn (bos*) £5, £5 10a, £5 15a to £0 Is. >»--coiid ditto £4, £4 lOs, £4 15s to £4 17a 6J ; hoifor* 2 y^-ius £3 10-5 to £3 15$ Gd, mife.r poddi»-s 25s to 32s Gd, mixed podd't*s 23i to 24, bull £3 15s to £4 10a. They hIho repo* t having h»?!d n, very sue c.^'ful clearing sale on account «»f Mr V/. AlcUiuchuon, Luugwarry, on F...
A THRILLING ADVENTURE. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Independent, Buln Buln, Warragul, Berwick, Poowong and Jeetho Shire Advocate — 27 February 1914
A THlin.LINU ADVr,.\.T'I'iIE,. I was once a clerk &lt;u .. o«»wd« nagazine in South America &lt;,»* i untributor). ihe «us. 101 jwety, situated in the chi.* » a wid&lt; uain fur from any &lt;i >0.1, A natu ulist rrieiui was me sumi .peatmen** ot beetle*. w.»«e d.oppec /he case in which the\ ore ronfi ed iiuJ, in his hurry to *vt»wjr the in sects, he also dropped some loow natches from his pocket at t».« aa.nu ;ime. More flurried than ever, he ao :identally stepped upon a match .gait iiR it and the cotton wool which lines lis insect case. One of tho specimens i flying-beetle, immediately flew nwaj unvar'ls the inagazino, and. to my con Vernation, 1 saw it creep into the von :ilator with a piece of blazing cotton tvool sticking to it. I was about to rush to the magazine, when the-o was an awful explosion ind when I recovered my senses in th* hospital threo days later, I learned that tho explosion had killed my natu ralist friend outright, and set fir...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Independent, Buln Buln, Warragul, Berwick, Poowong and Jeetho Shire Advocate — 27 February 1914
Skews, Hunter and Co. ? STOCK FARM, LAND & FINANCIAL AGENTS AUCTI SALKS AT WARK \Q!M.-ISV ItV THURSDAY, of Cattle, an>l Pig , UAIUtAGUI-Evurj SEODXD THUP.S DAV, of Kai Pigs. &lt;Uent liujt-r* Attruil.) WARIUGUL - QVARVKULY, liurs Bnle, BUN VIP- MONTH f&lt;V, &lt;>f OMlle. She«p A: Pic* Ktcrv F .UKTU SATU liDAl, at .Mr Siacty'o l"ard«. ACCOUNT SALIiS & t'ltoCRKUS ON dav OK sale. Clcui-iii^ Sales Conducted. Loans Vniii;il>»iis ,11:nl&lt; ] AGEK i S 1-OJi THE -GOTTISH, UNION J & NATIONAL FIKE IXSUKANCK CO. | U Al;ii UUJli WEEKLY M A R K KT. THURSDAY. MARCH 5. AT T11K1U YARDb OppoBila Uailway XrucWiuK Y«rd«. ;. At 1- o'clock Sharp V 'fiilI.i>\-inu* Stock. iic. For Owner? 10 Cows, fat 20 do, milkers 25 do, forward springers 20 do backward springers 20 Heifers 2 years old 25 do 18 months old 15 do Yearlings 60 sheep STORE PIG DAY. SKEWS' HUNTiill .V CO, Wurr»gul. BUiWir MONTH I, V s am;. AT MR STAOKY'S YARDS. SATURDAY, -2...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Independent, Buln Buln, Warragul, Berwick, Poowong and Jeetho Shire Advocate — 27 February 1914
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Drouin Police Court. WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 25. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Independent, Buln Buln, Warragul, Berwick, Poowong and Jeetho Shire Advocate — 27 February 1914
Drouin Police Court. WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY Before Messrs J.J. Winters unci VV. Young, J's.P. NON-V A CC1N' ATION. Constablo Ryan v. J. L. Parry, for failing to have his child vaccinated. Adjourned for on'o month. DEBT. W. C. Fuhrmann v. D. Beresford, for £7 10s 6d, goods sold and deliver ed. Order for amount, with 15s costs. iNTiiitpi.EADEit CASE. Taylor v. Jones. Gallagher claim ant. Mr Hamilton, who appoared for Gallagher, said his client wished to withdraw the case. Claim dismissed, with LI 15s costs. TKUANCY. Fredk. Stephens was fined 2s for failing to send his child to school the required number of days. John James was fined 2s in each case on two similar charges. A similar charge against Wm. T. Clark was withdrawn.