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STUDENT OF WORDS DICTIONARY MAKER INTERVIEWED [Newspaper Article] — Foster and Toora Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 12 March 1914

STUDENT OF WORDS ?Jt. ?' ^DICTIONARY MAKER INTER VIEWED . An Interview-with Dr. Henry Brad ley, one of the editors of the Oxford Dictionary, is published by "The Morning Post." . "At the-, moment of the interview Dr. Bradley was beginning' to revise for printing the article on the word shoulder, prepared by one of his assistants. The material awaiting his revision formed a pile of about three hundred slips of paper, on which, for tho most part, quotations are given illustrative of the various forms and senses which the word has had since the Eighth Century. The arrange ment of these quotations and the de finitions based upon them having been provisionally made '.by Dr. Bradley's able: staff of - assistants, it now re mains lor him to examine them edi torially. 'Sometimes I winnow out a quaiitity -<?£; Tjuofatipns,,. and--ithen,-lf. I think an.awBward blahk has been left. I causer a.isearcli to be made in the i'c-jectcd."mh.terial. . My assistants usuaily sentlVto me-more ...

Publication Title: Foster And Toora Mirror And South Gippsland Shire Advocate
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
SCROOGE IS HEARD "[?] AND CA[?] [Newspaper Article] — Foster and Toora Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 12 March 1914

.AI'K.M.MI, AXI) CACnl'lh'NV." Thai .'.'hrkf HN'IS is ii»> ]»>n<rr a J'rS tival. but u has I>*.>11 ;i hereby |»rf v. tviy he I ^ I »y ui'.tny. 1: u t ihe dr. adi'til »-:-.ami>h' s-tuw-. tin-in iin-y hav^ ;.j noth ing !i)"lo t 1I;I h dark nniu.'riim':--. Tht.-y art- uj' Hhi^c who ^ivi\ t>ui wi> j My, ;imj v, h<< h-i Hi,. rs "M r<>!Itriv jf ih<- Is S" UHi i. ihat Jfu- d' r;iiim'il- h" p. i'-ul this y. r - it is 21 fur- <.> :-i^11 i 1 i 'MiH ihal i sounds «>l the !;n. li 1m-. ju-ii 1 io-H'd l'» ;'i 11 l'u.i:-'- win. ' 1.111,1 tin-;.- 1 ,-i.un tin- trn-' spirit .'! . 'Jjri.-.! :.i;^s - :)... 111 . I**. 1 i«'s ar 1 a . i: 1;? till), h< rvsy. "'I'Jir tj)c:; n::;s In.::," . i«I < »l" 111«1 s<1 h!asp"?.?: 1:. rs In :: "M.iily Xews" r r !.» ,. I, * . 111 " 1111 L;" i 11. i«> |j.» sup 111*esst? (i. \\\ '11 \*i.- h.1.1 *. 111>ii^h ol* tHis Idarkniail, aa-l the ...

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 — 12 March 1914

A. H M K. '.biJSdld Handicap, 3^l5--da.; lat£2 10/. >.! 1«./-entry it/. j :.-triof. Handicap { miners rLicvVni . 8 miU-c); l«i ii Id/, 2ml 10/ -?J 2,a. H.^ailieup Oljnn, ©Sin. lit £3, ; 1 SI -»ntij S/. H!i>ek (Ao[>,-&5in. iuR». l«t 10/, 2nd Kty--<ratry 3J. All I<>g9 :;ui8d to «iz«. *vss ja wis . "imdietp filou'i iligh -3uc*p, Vj .' y 1/. i! «n.lw4|) SiiWa^ijhJJuap, f£ 1-euiry K<r«t anCiltut or no event. >-epjtiiigClwhi, 22 stepa,Hoy - entry If. Vi'.tiiig I'V^ntry ]/} : Throw at Wtektif, 10/ fsntw -iid); StocV i;e, 10/ ^«ntry 1/J ; Ti'ts She*f. 10/ {entry 1/) ; Gur*»ing Cosa . ::iou (ditu-p> live -weight, 10/ (entry COXMnWS. . vitrit* fut event* I, 2, 3, i, close with Becr»t»ry on Saturdty, March 21st .;.<i si he accompanied by lant 2 years pur uumfts ac ....-/ iH-cfesxry fees. Any com _ _jS$-fT>;ii uectnratton if called Upon, :.<! i>rotMt« socui.ifi-irii.d liy i ieponit of <. muit ba lo...

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 — 12 March 1914

FARMS for LCASE and SALE. .HTMIE coniini: I im: tVntiv, ??JL- handv to r»n>knn- ami all *'rVffTJff* t'Ullnl. I ^.mperatc L'an v a cow i'S/:"I ?- 7- VS'®d Xo 1.,-nckfl. tern : 110 bush ^ .. ? iuil ro;id service. Liberal terms ti clients. AIs-o fruit and pineapple t 1 invite correspondence. MONEY. Wliy pay 5 per cent. F CAN loii.l you iilentyat 4 A ;ior cent. ^ -if most. nviswll.'llile cosi. I (ill S KCOXI.) MOKTCJAUIi am! intere.sl.< under Wills, Al! conmiunii'.iiuoiiiiHtrietlj' uitlauuij'j ltii" " 3 suit. '"",s DAWSON SMITH Alex. S. Douglas, " , , , " , Metropule Areaue, «>m buuvk COOltOY, N C. Line. J1KLHOUKNE Queensland. IMPORTANT TO Farmers of Gippslaiid aiid District,. LYALL "AND SON,! £ash Chaff, Grain St Flour Stores . SEED & OAT MERCHANTS, VICTORIA MARKETS, MELBOURNE I O j '.'lour Flour. Flou-Host roller Town and Oals for li.Hy Sowing j Country brands. Green Stuff, ic. .Iran. Bran Pollard, i'ollar.l \Vni;i, stout Oats. New Zealand Black Oats. Host 1A ...

Publication Title: Foster And Toora Mirror And South Gippsland Shire Advocate
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
Turton's Greek. [Newspaper Article] — Foster and Toora Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 12 March 1914

Turfcon's Greek. The Harvest Festival Sorvice was held hero on Sunday, March 1st. The lusll was nice deenrated, and the gifts, which consisted of fruit, vegetables, and produce, wero moro numerous than ia former years. An appropriate siirnion was preached by the Re%". Mr Morris, of Dumbalk, to a fairly largo congregation. On the Monday evening quite a large number of people turned up to hear a lecture by Mr Morris on "Edison," and thoy wore not dis appointed, as the lecture, besides being interesting was very in structive. At intervals during the lecture sevoral songs were sung by Mrs Stafford and Mr Smith. Before the audience dis persed a salo of gifts, in the form, of a Bruce Auction,, was held, and. a good sum was realised in aid of" tho circuit funds. Mr TuntuihilL acted as auctioneer.

Publication Title: Foster And Toora Mirror And South Gippsland Shire Advocate
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
THE MIRROR. WITH WHICH IS INCORPORATED THE SOUTH GIPPSLAND SHIRE MAIL. THURSDAY, MARCH 12, 1914. [Newspaper Article] — Foster and Toora Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 12 March 1914

wrnt WHICH is iNCouroii.vnin iiu; SOUTH «IL»lSl.A!Sl> Hill lit MAIL. THURSDAY. MARCH l'J. 1911. FOUND-P uree. containing eht'.ijiio, at foster 011 show day. O.vner c:m have .sauio by giving de.-H-ription and paving expenses to--lid. W. Mvans, Koi'umbu it; i. A rotun bill to (ho bachelors of Wo >rar a West and district, will Ukc plaeo at Aniey'a Track Full tin Kiiday, .March -'Ocii. Ix>x plan at Mr. Evcry's for Lena (Jonly's grand contort for .Satur day, March l lth. Hook your seats without delay. Sco advt. for dates. The next shire council meeting will bo hold on Wednesday, Maich 18th Ratepayers aro roininded I hat accord ing to a motion passed afc tint January motuing all outstanding rates must be paiil by March iilst to avoid legal proceedings, The Welshpool Picnic Race Meeting will be held next Wednesday (Si. Patrick's day). Good fi 'lds are us si rod as thu entries are beyond ex p> ctatiop.?. Pins.-Mr D. W. Wilton, 1'ost.pr, in conjuiietiou with Mr U. Thomas, &am...

Publication Title: Foster And Toora Mirror And South Gippsland Shire Advocate
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
EDWIN BROOD MYSTERY A DICKENS TRIAL. [Newspaper Article] — Foster and Toora Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 12 March 1914

EDWIN BROOD MYSTERY . A DICKENS TRIAL. Was Kdwin Drood murdered? That proidem of the story which Dickons loft hall' luld lias for forty years engaged the ingenuity . f all .sorts and conditions of men (says "'I lie Daily Telegraph'' of J;inti;iry s.f S'-io-lars and men of svi i no- have irii 11 their hands at solving it to proda< .ail sorts of wonderful theories as in what happened and liov.' it. happened. We ali love a murder mystery. Wi ao-vcr else you may think of the lioc.il-:. th.-ie is no laek of the mys terious in taie talc oL Edwin Drood. To publish all the H'-i-rets, there svas ,i wonderful attempt last night. The Dickens Fellowship put John Jasper upon his trial fur (lie murder. The judge was .Mr ti. K. < 'hesterton and tile fore man of ilie- jury Mr (i.-rnard -haw. King's Iloll ii.-.s the i-iivrt of . Witnesses and .-.Ihei-rs of tin- cciiirt |oit themselves into the pic' t U I'eSC 111 e llllhil meiits of die "r i.\ i j.-s." >i'!.- whiskers and lon...

Publication Title: Foster And Toora Mirror And South Gippsland Shire Advocate
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
Church of England. MEETING OF THE RURIDECANAL CHAPTER. [Newspaper Article] — Foster and Toora Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 12 March 1914

Church of England, M EETING 0 F T H E RU RI DECANAL CHAPTER. Tlie annual meeting of the South Gippsland Ruri-Dceanal Chapter was held in Lcon^atha on Tuesday and Wednesday last. There woro present the Revs. A. R. Raymond (Wonthaggi, Rural Dean). H. J. Harvey (Lenngat.ha), M. J. Opper (Lang Lang), J. H. Blundfill (Meeniyan), (J- W. 13lanehard (Outlrim), II. G. White (Korumburra), and G. Cox (Yar ram, Chapter Clerk), and Messrs Beasdey (Toora), and A. (1. L'owell (Loongatlia). The minutes of the previous meetinpwere confirmed, and eor respondonce, including apologies from Revs. 11- O. Watson (Loch), A. J. Smith (Foster). W. Baekoler (Mirhoo North); a"d Mr W. G. 0 - were re ceivcd. ,rj A] <p/ After discussion.^Fftny.yJS date of next mec gs, it was re solved that it he ?Jld at Ynrram on October 1-itli to 16th. The subject for Bible study at that meeting will the Epistle to the Phillipians. In the course ot' the business letters of sympathy were ordered to ho sent to Mrs Smith...

Publication Title: Foster And Toora Mirror And South Gippsland Shire Advocate
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
LOST GOLF BALLS [Newspaper Article] — Foster and Toora Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 12 March 1914

LOST GOLF .BALLS "Whose nroperty is a lost )n111V Keceni ma.uH'.'-naf * i* .<' isa-ns nn tin point (says "Tin- I'aily Nl-ws and '[.(?itilcr" <»l December l'7) have been somewhat mixed, and Judue I\irry has a winy summing-up of sone- of them in T h r- January number <>f "' I* 11. . ('<trn hill" magazine. "A ;a>If I.ail. [ take it." in- writ-s, "is ill*- subject of ownership, a]i11*_. 11 ili" ownership is of a very !!..< tin;; and pro earious nature. '.Tin- i-o!i ball wash', d a;. ot, tin- s« a shore and found as vow t:tke yt>nr S\m day stroll upon the h»-a«*h I la!;-: to a Wn ck de Mcr, In-inu n ndotiM i dfv in tile last instance ejertum maris. "IVi-smally." h- coinv»-.>y, "tIf kind of ball that I !v up a! lin teiiih al Llandudno or the si:uh at \Vw;uay, or at any seasbb' hob', is a vav.'k be fore it starts, M>j once driven tie- ship wreck is generally complete. Ami when such floods an- east upon tin- land by the s...

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. Ada[?]son, Strettle & Co. [Newspaper Article] — Foster and Toora Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 12 March 1914

MtfLBOUIME PIG MARKET. a *£jELnB"f?L!< Strflttle & Co, - 2,(550 yarded, stores-.Aes't bacon st ores 33s to 42s, seconds from 25s, slips from 22s, suckers from 14s to 18s. Porkers-Prime heavy 40s to 48-s, prime light 32s to 37s. Bacon pigs-Prime heavy 75s to 84s, a few pons of extra weight arid quality to 88s, prime medium 66s 1o 70s, prime light from 54s, inferior and half-fat sorts from 45s. Backfatters-Best extra heavy sows £6 5s to £7 2s (id, prime weighty £4 5s to £5 5s, rough and staggy sorts from 45s. "Rev. W, Seamer, of Leongatha, has been transferred to Kaniva, and will be succeeded by Rov. Eric Ney. The State Government has de cided to assist in the establish ment of a Shakspeare Memorial Theatre. The Federal government is ap pointing 70 divisional returning officers, at a total yearly outlay of £21,700. A funeral service was held over the spot at sea where the sunken British submarine, with its 14 victims, lies. The Harbor Trust proposes to erect 20 lamp...

Publication Title: Foster And Toora Mirror And South Gippsland Shire Advocate
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
TEACHING OF GEOGRAPHY STANDARD RISING [Newspaper Article] — Foster and Toora Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 12 March 1914

TEACHING OF GEOGRAPHY STANDARD RISING Dr J. .Scott Keltic, secretary of the Hoyal Geographical Societv, spoke en "Thirty Years" Progress in Geograp hical education" in his presidential address to the Geographical Associa tion, on Saturday (says "The Daily Telegraph" on January 5). The asso ciation met in the Jehangier Hall at the University of London. It was, Dr Keltic pointed out, just thirty years since the ltoyal Geographical Society bewail that crusade on behalf of the improvement and elevation of geo graphy and a better recognition of the subject in education of all grades which had had some noteworthy results, In cluding tl:e foundation of the Geo graphical Association, which he con gratulated "ii the prosperous and nour ish ins,' stage it hail reached and the general utility of til" work it was ac u'mpnr-mnu'. Thirty yours ;m\» text books were little umro than dreary lists of names, and it was no wonder that ^eo;,rr;iphy was rejected and de spised hv the universities. Though ...

Publication Title: Foster And Toora Mirror And South Gippsland Shire Advocate
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
FORTY AND ON PROBLEM or MIDDLE-A[?]AN. [Newspaper Article] — Foster and Toora Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 12 March 1914

FORTY AND ON \ PROBLEM or MIDDLE-AGE^ IAN. (Hv K. Clf'l'11 'Hi Palmer, in " rlv Daily Nf'.v.- ;md Leader."). The cilnr tl y I tried to eheor up an unhappy ma", a man of fury. I no tit-(mI wh«-n 1 .. iJmwii that l.o seemed to he in ;in^ 1 J asked him what was wrun?;. "Stiff," he said, "so suit that I ean't iin.vf," and he ^r^aned as le- eaivfully P.iW-d one \v.z over the other. Tle-n hv looked up and said ?sully: "j w;is !'«»r:y yesterday, and I iricd io have my revenue by playing a ^amc of hoc^. y. I rotiid Pa>l golf e/vephi:; over me, and I thought I'd try to stav. if "If. So i played centre i'«r\var«l. ;<.nd juay.M hard, thuugh £ it'll 1 ii<*. d!'iij»]jiaThe result i< that [-.-dav I'm si\i\- and doomed-deoined lo ; i i a "Hut is ^i11: so h:td V" "Hati! ' »i . <eir^t- it is. I ;V».d it -ratninir <«n m«* lik<» a disease. I tell vnii 1 11? ? n'i lit to play i,rolt". ! don't want to !»»....ime a imre stiek-hwinger, i...

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 — 12 March 1914

District News. MEENIYAN. A meeting of the committee of the Mechanics'Institute was held on Wednesday evening last, the president, Mr G. How, being in the chair. The business was the dealing with tenders for the painting of the hall. There were six tenders received, and that of Mr Jas. Dunn, of Meeniyan, being the lowest, it was accepted. 'A meeting of the sports Com mittee was held on Wednesday evening, the president (Mr W&«Jv Farrell) being in the chair. There was a very large attend ance, which augurs well for the success of the sports on the 25th instant- Sub-committees were appointed to carry out the various events. Mr C. J. Gribbin wa& appointed joint secretary with Mr McLean. An officer from the Defence Department was here on Wednes day last, and was shown over the proposed rifle range by the acting secretary, Mr C. J. Gribbin, and expressed himself very satisfied with the position. There is every prospect of the rifle club having a j fair start with regard to ...

Publication Title: Foster And Toora Mirror And South Gippsland Shire Advocate
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
Madame Conly Concert. [Newspaper Article] — Foster and Toora Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 12 March 1914

Madame Conly Concert. On Saturday next the ri>idents of; Foster and the surrounding dis trict will have an opportunity of: bearing the best company of pincers ' that has ever appeared in the Foster IJall. Madame Lena; Conly, who is (he leading soprano of Australia at the present time, | commences her South Gippslandj tour this week, when the residents j all along the line will have an i opportunity of attending a high-j class concert within easy distance from home, in lieu of having to make a special trip to Melbourne to hear an artist of such repute as Madame Conly. She has drawn ! crowded houses at, all the leading! cities and towns in the Common.1 wealth, and most Haltering Pn.-s.s i notices have appeared after eaeii j concert. The Hobai t " MVreuvy " I states that " Sing. Sweet Bird,' " n- ; . . u...i ;??? .' ly cnibellishiVdJiei Willing 1 n'iiiir of the purest quality : and added t<> riehly-sustained notes, this )>opular item was a triumph of the vocalist's ...

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 — 12 March 1914

MARKETS. GIPPSLAND CO-OPERATIVE 'SETTLING OO.'fi REPORT. Butter-Choicest Gippsland re pAispd Is 2d, choice Is Id to Is occasionally higher, mood to! prime Is to Is J-^d, seconds JO.'2d to lid, heated and inferior lots lower, separators 9^d to Hid, and dairies 7%d to 8d. Cheese - Loaf realising 6]4d to 6^d, medium sizes 6d to medium qualities lower, semi-matured (3d (o '>!j:d, matured 7 %d to 8d. Etrgs-Store keepers~lines sold at, 10,1 to lid .per dozen, privates Is to Is ld,ano specials up to Is 2d per dozen. Bacon-Prime light side* l(,d to 10%d, medium weights 1): ;m1. heavies lower, middles lOj-^d to lid, hams Is to Is Id. Wheat F.AQ. :5s lOd to 3s 10',2d. Oats -Milling Is lOd to Is iU13d, l'eed Is 9d to Is !.t'? od for bent, Is (ij-^d to Is ?'. ; i for medium. Maize-? The demand is quiet at 3s llid to 3s yd. Potatoes--Prime Carmans are selling from £2 15s to £4. Onions-£6 10s. Chaff-Prime oaten £3 2s Gd to £3 5s, and good at £3. but lower grades are very ditiicult. to clear at...

Publication Title: Foster And Toora Mirror And South Gippsland Shire Advocate
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Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Foster and Toora Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 12 March 1914

Wedding. ROBBINri-T.REASE. Much local interest was centred in the marriage of Miss Clara .Miiva 'Urease and Air Thomas Edward Robbins, which was solemnised in the Dumbalk Methodist Church on Wednes day, January '28th, the otliehUing minister being the Rev. W. Seamer, assisted by Mr G. Morris. Friends and well-wishers had very tastefully decorated the church. The bride looked charm ing in a dross of crepe de chene, trimmed with fine ivory guipure lace, with customary wreath of orange blossom and bridal veil. The bridesmaids - Misses G. Trease arid M- Nicholas--wore dresses of ere me voile, with trim ming of tine net and guipure lace, - i id nmnljs trimmed with sweet peas, pink, rvi:-i».. w us panums fern. Tb,-> bridl*. was S^iveii asvay by hor father, and Mr YV. Robbins acted as best man, with Mr A. Trease groomsman. After the ceremony a larj^o num ber of guests drove to the resi dence of the parents of the bride, where a most, enjoyable breakfast, was partaken of, and toasts to t...

Publication Title: Foster And Toora Mirror And South Gippsland Shire Advocate
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Sport and Pastime. TENNIS. [Newspaper Article] — Foster and Toora Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 12 March 1914

5port and Pastime. TENNIS. A veiv onjoyablo timu was spent on Iho HciuiiBou court on .Sntimluy !a*t when a tuuju £10111 Foster liinl con clusions with Iftiniiisoii. With visi tors from Fetter ;uiil Toora and a iuige gr.heiing of Iiennisoni't^, the court presented quiio ;i souiitblu as pect ami <hu IniJy t*ntli«si«8tfl of I In* club dtsirvo credit for tbo mannt'r in which they ei.teituin their friends sociability apprarri to bu their solo aim and this they npheld 011 this oc cacioii. During the afternoon re j freshinmts weio handed loutid and heartily Kpprciiated. Following are the n-Fiilts of the gatiK'a :-Hodgson and Moiton (k) beat Phil pott and [iichards (11) l>-;>, (! - I ; ratlin bint Baker and Mulct-Irani (>-ii, (i-??! ; D.ilphin and Oonder (v) lost lo Kich ards and Phil pott (n) .'<-0, !! -Ij ; aaiiif lost B. k(-r anil Mnkt'ham li- (i, ;;-tt. To t« I a - Foster ;!.> games, Hen 1 tisoti :'f> games-(a draw).

Publication Title: Foster And Toora Mirror And South Gippsland Shire Advocate
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Show Notes. [Newspaper Article] — Foster and Toora Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 12 March 1914

Show Note | Tho entries for tlie (Jrent Southern | A and i'. Society's sliow recently held ! were a good ileal better than on pre vious occasions, especially with tho horses. In class A, draught slock every section, with one exception, was represented, anil although the district possesses a number of draught sires only a poor exhibition was given, Mr. .1. Harper's Commonweal, taking the prize for stallion of t years or over. Other principal prize takers in this class were :l. .lamieson and \\*. Nicoll who exhibited some tine stock. In the thoroughbred's there was no entry for .stallion, but Messrs T. Winchester, \V Jones, nnd A. Sutherland's exhibits for brood mare weie well worthy of the honors given. Keen competition ensued in the blood stock and the judges stock and the judges had a large number of entries to deal with. For one year old til ly .Mr \V. J ores captured 1st and champion, while Mr. T. Winchester ireeived similar honors for brood marc with fori 1 at foot. Tlm.se exhib...

Publication Title: Foster And Toora Mirror And South Gippsland Shire Advocate
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FOG EXPERIENCE AT SEA. [Newspaper Article] — Foster and Toora Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 12 March 1914

FOG EXPERIENCE AT SEA. (By Frederick Niven, in the "Daily - : News and Leader"). ' Firstly, you must have confidence in the captain. Secondly, you must allow the fatalist in you to speak a quiet word-and then the fog becomes a rich experience. Under the bridge, on the upper deck,-is perhaps the best place to enjoy it. From that vantage, peer ing down, you can just make out, in the very hows, two look-out men, cran ing forward, muffled, hands deep in coat pockets, motionless, staring into the nipping' grey vapor. They look like a new kind of figurehead. Up in the fore crosstrees, In the look-out barrel, are two heads dimly seen, one on each side of the mast, each in the attitude of a short-sighted man peering into a small-print time-table on a wall. Step out from under the bridge and look up at It. -'-The captain is canted against the front, coat-collar up, chin sticking out over the canvas dodger; at either, end are sailors in the same at titude. Beside the little turret-like wheel-...

Publication Title: Foster And Toora Mirror And South Gippsland Shire Advocate
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Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Foster and Toora Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 12 March 1914

a re so many opportunities for supplying people with THINGS TO* WEAR, : and stich strong inducements . . towards impvoyenient and expan ? . ' fcion, that wo lind ourselses com pelled io increase our working capital. The People of Foster arc not slow to note enterprise, and in return lor their liberal patronage we promise big things in the near . ... fuin.re., J5ITM'SS has,. nowi - become the noted place lor husi ness-the huh of Foster for bur gains. We 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. and SHOES that JiEFKIKND. INQUIRE OF THE FOSTER BOOT KING We think nothing of trouble. "Wo welcome smiling laces. The year I'.Ul is going to he a record, no business in Foster will he boosted along like SMITH'S Seasonable Drapery at Suitable Prices. FOR EVEKYBODW AN PIgn.ee? Store, ^ O S T T] T?. The whole stocK to be sold regardless or cost. i£ rs inul to prove it we. ...

Publication Title: Foster And Toora Mirror And South Gippsland Shire Advocate
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
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