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Important District Matters. [Newspaper Article] — Northern District Standard — 23 September 1915

Important District Matters. The Boort and District Progress Association is certainly' doing gr><>d work for the town and district generally." At the last meeting, which was reported in our last issue, { Mr \Y. II. Klliott strongly con-; tendr-d that the time had now ar rived lor the extension of the Boon telephone service from six to eight p.m. 1 le adduced figures in support of his contention, and on the face oi j these figures it is hard to under- j stand from the commercial aspect j \v 113' the Department refrains from | granting the request. Telcphonie communication in the country is of the most vital importance in bring ing smaller communities into touch with the. larger centre. From a commercial point of view the scrvicc is indispensable. Boort is tlic ccntrc of a large, progressive and wealthy district, transacting an enormous volume of commercial business, and to have our telephone service cut off at 6 o'clock simply means that the Department, instead of ass...

Publication Title: Northern District Standard
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
KORONG VALE NEWS Thumb Crushed and Amputated. [Newspaper Article] — Northern District Standard — 23 September 1915

KORONC VALE NEWS Thumb Crushed and Amputated. While engaged at tree lopping on Monday, Mr \V Tonkin of Weddcr burn Junction had his right hand jammed by a limb and the thumb crushed. He was attended by Dr Ta3'lor who found it necessary to amputate the member at the joint next to the hand. Mr. Tonkin suf fered somewhat from shock but is now doing well. Korong Vale Sports Carnival. At a meeting of the sports club held on Saturday night, the secretary Mr W. E. Vernon reported good progress in the arrangements for the satisfactory conduct of the sports carnival which is to be held on November. 6. U was decided to communicate with each district cen tre inviting the organization of a tug of war teams to complete in the contest which is being held. "Jaokand the Beanstalk.'' The school children arc busy making preparations for an entertain ment which they are holding on Saturday night week in order to provide Christinas comforts for our brave soldiers at the front. The first part is to take...

Publication Title: Northern District Standard
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northern District Standard — 23 September 1915

Public Niuiec. Under New Management. SCULLY'S HQTEL. koron® VALE, J. J. JEWELL, Licensee. Under the carcful management of the above, the public arc assured of every attention ; ample accommodation; picjIs ;it reasonable rates : the (lining room is well ap • oinieil: civil'ty and attention is the first order of the esi.iblishnicnt ; 1 ilea's on arrival of all trains. First-class Billiard Room. free stabling ; attentive groom. Best ales, wines, and spirits kept in stock Spring Fashions magnificent display. UY arc iio'.v -hov.i::g a '.'cry iine .assortment of Spring Goods Fc::b: Season. am] now novelties are arriving every week •XH.prHng tho very latest creations in— Spring Millinery, Ribbons and Flowers, Tadgel Ready to Wear Hats, Dainty Hats for little children and Stylish Hats for the biggei Girls at our usual Very Moderate Prices. t-: L'rv-' Pi p;n ttKont is stocked with most up-to-date Materials I'm beatable Prices. There are— (iip -. :os< !.U'l designs, at 6d per yard ...

Publication Title: Northern District Standard
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
Wedderburn Junction. LEVEL CROSSING SHEEP YARDS [Newspaper Article] — Northern District Standard — 23 September 1915

Wedderbarn Junction. LF.VKf. <'I{OSS* Nf» SHKKP YAIWS 'Flic Commissioners then jour neyed on to Wedderburn Junction where Crs White and Kiniry made representations in favor of a more dircrt crossing to the station and for tlie building of sheep yards. The Commissioners promised to give early consideration to the for mer, while the latter will be con sidered next year.

Publication Title: Northern District Standard
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
COMMISSIONERS' VISIT AT KORONG VALE. [Newspaper Article] — Northern District Standard — 23 September 1915

COMMISSIONERS' VISIT AT KOROMG VALE. Various requests, with varying results were submitted to the Rail way Commissioners during the dur ation of their visit to the district last week. At Korong Vale they were met by Crs. White, Kiniry and Andrews, representing the Korong- Shire Council, Cr Kiniry also representing the Progress As sociation. A WATER Sl'/TI.V The first request submitted was one in respect to the unsatisfactory public supply of water for the town ship of Korong Vale, which is sup plied by the grace and pleasure (mostly shadow and little substance) of the Commissioners'. Cr White, who stated the case, mentioned that an understanding was arrived at some two years ago between Mr Soame, Railway engineer and re presentatives of the council by which Korong Vale would obtain a more satisfactory and continuous supply, but the agreement was never rati fied by the Commissioners, nor could any reason he elicted for not doing so, or, in fact, no definite statement, whatever, could...

Publication Title: Northern District Standard
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
BURYING A CRANE. [Newspaper Article] — Northern District Standard — 23 September 1915

BURYING A CRANIO. The remorse of the ancient mariner who shot the albatross must have been quite a pleasurable sensation com pared with that of the Japanese who, on Sunday, July IS, overcome in a vain endeavor to quench his doyo thirst, made his way Into the Korak uen l'ark at Okavama, and cut the ;hroat of one of the cranes kept there. What he did it for is not explained— perhaps in his tuddled mind there was soni'- resentment at the creature having such a long neck for the con veyance of liquid refreshment. Any how, lie assaulted the crane so seri ously that, although medical aid was Immediately summoned, the poor young bird expired on Monday even ing at the untimely age of "01 years — the normal life of cranes being, Ja panese naturalists declare, a good thousand years The pathetic end of a creature so young elicited much pub lic sympathy; and. at the instance of .Mr. .Minami (superintendent of the park), an elaborate funeral service was performed on Tuesday afternoon. The servic...

Publication Title: Northern District Standard
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
Charlton Flooded. [Newspaper Article] — Northern District Standard — 23 September 1915

■ Charlton Flooded. Consequent on the heavy rain on Sat nr. any Might the Avoca Itivcr overflowed its banks, and 0:1 Tuesday and Wednesday township became flooJed. j

Publication Title: Northern District Standard
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
VANISHED PLEASURES. [Newspaper Article] — Northern District Standard — 23 September 1915

VANISHED PLEASURES. Ford lHashieigh used to take delight In flirting with the footllght queens: Dressed in his best, he went cach night To pay them court behind the scones. But photoplays have spoiled his game; No more each eve he primps and preens, 1'or ull is empty, blank and tame, In picture shows, bolilnd tho screens. —Charles A. Leedv. We agree that when considering Herman women one soon arrives at an enormous figure.

Publication Title: Northern District Standard
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Northern District Standard — 23 September 1915

Death of Rev. G. A. Stewart. On Wednesday at -t.UO p.m , Rev Eldridge received the following wire via Pyramid Hill-" Rev G. A. Stewart died of wounds on sixth." We are sure that there will be genuine regret in Boort and district at this sad'an nouncement. Mr Eldridge is arrang. ing for a memorial service to be held in the three churches of the Presby terian charge by some membei1 of the Bendigo Presbytery who was well acquainted with Mr Stewart, on Octo ber 3rd

Publication Title: Northern District Standard
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
TEN LITTLE HOUSE-FLIES. [Newspaper Article] — Northern District Standard — 23 September 1915

TEN LITTLE HOUSE-FLIES. Ten little house-files sitting iu a line; Willie swatied five of them, and then there were twenty-nine. Twenty-nlue little house-flies very much alive; Molly squashed u dozen, and then there were eighty-five. Kighty-five little house-flies buzzing round tho door; Jackie killed throe dozen, and then there were six hun dred and four. Six hundred and four little house files at their usual tricks; Clara whacked five hundred, and then there were three thousand and six. Three thousand and six little house flies floating in the sun; Tommy drowned two thousand, and then there were twelve thousand and one. Twelve thousand and one little house-flies on a poisoned plate; ten thousand turned their tootsies up, and then there were nineL.v-six thousand, nine hundred and sixty-eight. Ninety-six thousand, nlno hundred and sixtv-elgbt little house-files in the pie pavilion; Bridget smashed seventy five thousand, uud then there were a million. A million little house-flies swar...

Publication Title: Northern District Standard
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
REVISED TO DATE [Newspaper Article] — Northern District Standard — 23 September 1915

REVISED TO DA TP Gasos to right of them, Gases to left of them. Gases In front of them. Chemlc'lv thundered, .^ix on the shot and shell. War has n newer hell— Into an acid bath. luto a poison smell, Hode the sis hundred. —Tennyson In Flanders. The girl "buttons" is the latest inno vation at his hotels in the West End, London It is forbidden to press these buttons. In u town in the Midlands there is a church that has a bright young pas tor. but the attendance is unfortunate ly small. Among the parishioners there is a beautiful young widow. One evenlug, just as the little widow was about to leave the edifice, she was ad dressed by the churchwarden. "Good evening, sister!" ho cordially remarked with the usual handshake. "How did you like the sermon this evening?" "I think that it was just too per fectly lovely for anything!" was the enthusiastic reply of the widow. "It was, Indeed!" was the hearty re joinder. "1 only wish that larger con 1 gregations would come to hear him," : "So do I...

Publication Title: Northern District Standard
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
PETS IN FIRING LINE. SOME ANIMAL STORIES. [Newspaper Article] — Northern District Standard — 23 September 1915

PEfS IN FIRING LINE. SOME ANIMAL STORIES. By A. M. Wcatland. Soidlors aro noted for tlioir .kind ness to animals, and that tlioir affec tions are not Influenced by either beauty or blameless descent is patent to anyone who has ever visited tho soldier exhibits at a station dog show in India. The situation of these hap less victims of tho war has stirred the compassion of ull animal lovers, and to them it will be wolcomc hear ing that the relief of the cats at any rate has been sensibly organised by those practical creatures themselvos. The following instances are all vouch ed for by trustworthy witnesses, and have been collected direct from those witnesses; none is even second-hand. Cats are in the majority among tho strays; their vitality is a proverb, and it is well known that their numbers do not docrease. Their outlook ou lifo is severely practical—In fact, de tractors call it by a harsher name. The collapse of the building contain ing the hearth to which slio was at tached, the...

Publication Title: Northern District Standard
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
BARRAPORT. Euchr[?] Party and Social. [Newspaper Article] — Northern District Standard — 23 September 1915

BARRAPORT. Euchro Party and Social. The goo I people of Barraport as a "social community " are to be envied. They have earned a reputution second to none for ttic uiiuinor in which tho htfnd of friendship is extended to strangers within its gates. They make their own social evenings and enjoy them, and so do the visitors from adjoining towns who participate with them. Everybody knows everybody, and is thus right at "luuao" amongst a peup.e svhosu tirsl desire is to sec thai the whole company, district residents, and visitors are enjoying themselves. No wonder then when social evenings take place there is u, be found visitors from all rouiul .he dis trict. .Since tile war tivoke out many su th evening lia\e taken place on behalf of .some war fund, and let it be said again that they have not only proved most enjoyable, but a decided financial success. In lhi> direction Mrs I'iccoli.is to be coimneiidcd for hei tine patriotic spirit. <t>uite recently a euchre party and...

Publication Title: Northern District Standard
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
AN INVISIBLE AEROPLANE GERMAN SUBSTITUTE FOR CANVAS. [Newspaper Article] — Northern District Standard — 23 September 1915

AN INVISIBLE AEROPLANE GERMAN SUBSTITUTE FOR CANVAS. According to the "Cologne Gazette," Germany possesses so-called "invis ible" aeroplanes. A German engineer, Knaubel, uses for the purpose a ma terial called cellon, which Is employ-! ed instead of canvas for covering tho pianos. Cellon, which Is manufactured by tho Rhenlsh-Westphallan Explosives Company, is also used considerably in stead of glass for motor-cars and aero planes. It is a chemical combination of cellulose and acetic acid. It 1b en tirely transparent and does uot splin ter. It is as tough as rubber, very pliable, and Is neither inflammable nor affected by petrol. Knaubel made his first experiments in Germany in the summer of 1913, and they Bbowed that a machine cov ered with cellon is practically invis ible at any height above 3000ft. At 6000ft. th<J cellon aeroplanes can no longer be detected by the naked eye. He shall win tfce upward race who makes the top his breathing-place.

Publication Title: Northern District Standard
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
District News. WEDDERBURN. Sympathy Expressed. [Newspaper Article] — Northern District Standard — 23 September 1915

District News. I WEDDERBURN. Sympathy Expressed. Many wore the expressions of sincere sorrow when it became known here on Saturday that Private Frank He wet I, had been killed in action. [Ie was one of tho first lot to enlist from here. mid previous to being killed had seen much lighting on tho Gallipoli Peninsula. The deceased had lived all his life in this town and it may to said with tiuth that ho did not Imvo a single enemy horc. Tho Hags here were hoisted half mast on Saturday as a token of sorrow and sympathy. Nows has also been received that I'rivato Mel. Gray, . the only son of our Member, Mr Achilles Gray, has been wounded at Gallipoli. It is also reported that Private James Dupuy is missing. Fur ther intelligence of these two of "the boys" is anxiously awaited. For Wounded Soldiers. Mr Mat. Mitchell has made a number of useful and ornamental walking sticks for the use of the wounded soldiers. His aci ion is a most commendable one and his work will bo in large request among...

Publication Title: Northern District Standard
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
FROM VARIOUS SOURCES [Newspaper Article] — Northern District Standard — 23 September 1915

FROM VARIOUS SOURCES Ho was just In from eomowliorc in tho wilds of the Maliee, where he'd been grubbing stumps for twelve months. During that timo he'd not had oven a bush shave or hair cut, so when he landed in tho fashiouablo lialrdressing saloon in Melbourne ou a very busy day last week the proprie tor thought at first glance tho wild man from Borneo or the missing link had meandered into his establishment, llo'd a forest of hair on his head, whiskers that touched his belt, hair on his cars, on the tip of his nose, and—if what the artist who operated on, him tells me is correct—on his teeth also. Anyhow, ho wanted a shave and hair cut right away. Im patient regular customers wore wait ing, but it took one of tho establish ment's smartest men, with scissors and razor, three-quarters of an houi* going high pressure all the time, to romove the fleece. The operation fin ished at last, the man from "back o' boyond" viewed himself In tho pier glass and expressed gratification at the n...

Publication Title: Northern District Standard
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
BORUNG. Anniversary. [Newspaper Article] — Northern District Standard — 23 September 1915

BORUNG. Anniversary. The members of the Borung Presby terian Church have decided to dispense with the usual tea meeting this year und have instead n golden offering. The anniversary celebrations will take place on Sunday, and on the following evening a soi-iul will be held in aid of the church funds. A concert in aid of the Sunday school will be held at a later date. Changed Hands. Another property in tho district has changed hands, the farm of Mrs Laity, senr., having passed into the ownership <pf Mr 0. T. Willi at a satisfactory figure. Help For Red Cross. | On Friday evening last, a social and [ sale of gift.-! was held in the local hall, the object being to raise funds to assist tho local branch of the Ked Cross Society. The Kev. U. Harris occupied tho chair, and spoke iu praise of the good work done by the local society. I'r U. An drews and Mr I'cnynmn also spoke on the subject, and pointed out that as out soldiers won* falling at the Dardanelles we could no: do • jj...

Publication Title: Northern District Standard
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
M'GEE AND THE GIRAFFE. [Newspaper Article] — Northern District Standard — 23 September 1915

M'CEE A NO Til 10 GIRAFFE. My friend M'(!ee, from Hungaree, I (rotted to tho Zoo, The lumbering elephant to nee, Tho growing tiger, too; The lion of gigantic size He looked upon with Binnll surprise. The buffalo he seemed to know; For deer he didn't care; And no concern he cared to show Hefore tho Tolar bear; Hut how he snorted through his nose When high the wild giraffe arose! A weird surmise was in his eyes. "Begor!" 1 heard him say. (His wonder he did not disguise— He would not come away.) "I'll wait to see how the galoot Climbs up that high to feed the brute!" —Hilly T. iu the "Bulletin."

Publication Title: Northern District Standard
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
MYSIA. Red Cross Work. [Newspaper Article] — Northern District Standard — 23 September 1915

MYSIA. Rod Cross Work. Tin1 following fj'iods luivc boon made bv the Mysia Ue.i Cross Hranoh : —Seven pyjanin suits, three pair of p\jmna punts, four tlamiel shirts full sleeves, 12 pillow ilips, 1!> imiler-datmel shirts, four bufjs, six I' bandages, tour triangular b in danges, two pair slippers, :<"> roller ban dages, butterelotli, 48 facewashers.

Publication Title: Northern District Standard
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
FACT and COMMENT. Epidemic of Colds. [Newspaper Article] — Northern District Standard — 23 September 1915

FACT and COMMENT. Epidcmic of Colds. tjuite an epidemic of colds, throat trouble and intlueiiza has been sweeping over the district, not to speak of some rather serious case- of pneumonia. Anniversary Services. The Rev 1'. Eldridge wi II conduct the anniversary service of the Borung Presbyterian Church on Sunday next, and Mr R. Hairis, of Borung, will take the usual Boort services A School Holiday. Miss Kirkwood, late head-school mistress at the Boort State school, is spending the school vacation at Boort. Her many friends will be pleased to see her amongst them again. Picnic Postponed. Owing to the death of Mrs .lames, of Barraport, and the funeral taking place on Tuesday last, the annual United Sunday Schools picnic at Catumnal which should have taken place on that date, has been postponed till Saturday. Second-hand Motor Cars. Attention is directed to the adver tisement of Mr S. D. Straton in our business columns. He has a large list of second-hand cars for sale. The assortment i...

Publication Title: Northern District Standard
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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