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Farmers' Co-operation. [Newspaper Article] — Toora and Welshpool Ensign and South Gippsland Observer — 10 April 1914
Farmers' Co-operation. Tbe tiippskud and .Northern Co opeiiative • Selling Company Ltd. is taking steps to enlarge- its capital and to extend the scope of its business by entering upon fire, live stock,, and workmen's compensation; insurance. Owing to the rapid growth oi tbe grain department it lias been found necessary to greatly increase the- com pany's capital, and a meeting of share holders .is to. be.held on May 1st for tlie purpose of increasing the authorised capital, from £30s000 to £250,000. Nearly the whole o£ the puesent | authorised number o£ shares have been taken, up, and there' wilL be a consider aliLe amount to be distributed in bonus shares, at the end of this year. It is thus necessary to have additional authorised capital in order to make further issues of shares, and the directors have decided to make the increase fairly substantial,, as they consider that the extra amount will be required within tlfe next few years. For some considerable time there has been a fe...
DISTRICT NEWS. Woorarra West. [Newspaper Article] — Toora and Welshpool Ensign and South Gippsland Observer — 10 April 1914
DISTRICT HEWS. (From our O.w.n Corxeagondenta), Woorarra West. A very plea Kant-evening was spent in the Woorarra West mechanics' 011 Thursday evening last,, the occasion being to say farow.ell to Mr. and Mrs. 'Williams and. family prior to their de parture from, the district to New Zealand ut which place they, i at end to take up their future residence. About i •80 people assembled and. all partici pated in games,, interspersed with dancing, throughout the evening. After a short interval the following presentations were made to the de parting friends by. Mr G.. Emery, who, in a. few. appropriate remarks, made reference to the past career of the recipients duiiiig their residence in tli'o district for the past 15 years :—Mr and Mrs Williams, silver.teapot; Miss May Williams, ladies' toilet set; Miss. rE. Williams, bangle; Miss W. Williams, brooch.; Mr it.. Williams, ipk.stan:!. Mess-ra G., Fiedler,. Be tie,. Jones,, and Askins also referred to the good qualities of Mr-apd Mes Willia...
New Federal Rolls. [Newspaper Article] — Toora and Welshpool Ensign and South Gippsland Observer — 10 April 1914
New Federal Rolls. An official warning is given in connection with enrolling of names on the Federal rolls to those who lmve not as yet complied with.the-conditions of tlia Commonwealth. Electoral Act which sta^o that any person failing to enrolh shall be liabla-to a penalty not' exceeding £2. Although, constant changes of address, some of them in v.olving transference of the home from one subdivision to Another, are being made, a great many householders neg lect to indicate the removal to the electoral authorities;, probably in ignor ance of the fact that? they are liable to be prosecuted for failing to comply :with the provisions of the CDmnion wealth Electoral Act. The chief electoral, officer (.Mr R. C.. Oldham) directs special attention to the neces sity of notifying, changes of address, and he advises those who havo over looked, the l»w to call at the nearest post-office and seuure claim cards. Transfer from one roll to another,"is necessary if-an elector has resided at a new ...
Foster Progress Association. [Newspaper Article] — Toora and Welshpool Ensign and South Gippsland Observer — 10 April 1914
Foster Progress Associa tion. The annual meetinc- o£ the Foster Progress Association was held in ill lodge room oil Tuesday evening when (ho following attended i—Dr. Wilson (pfe-ident), Messrs D. W. Witton, Wiu. Wood, W. Crces, M. G. Smith, II. B M'Lennan, A. .E_ Dickson, II. (3. Hodgson, and the secretary (K. Fisliei) The minutes o£ the previous meet ing were confirmed on the motion of Messrs Wood and Witton. The correspondence,, which Wi>s received, compris d one letter fioin the Btc etnry Public Works Depart ment in connection with the progresi of works oil the Poster Beach road, which were considered satisfactory. The aecictary tmbiaitted u state ment of receipts and expenditure which Bhowed a small debit of about 5s. • The statement was received on the motion of Messrs Wittou and Wood. 0FFICK-HEARJ5HB. The following oilicera were el»ctod for tliu cugniug J2 months:—Presi dent, Dr. Wiison (re-ejected); vice preeideni, Mr D W. Witton (re ileeled); secretary and treasurer,; Mr ...
FAREWELL TO MR. McQUEEN. PRESENTATION OF PURSE OF SOVEREIGNS. [Newspaper Article] — Toora and Welshpool Ensign and South Gippsland Observer — 10 April 1914
FAREWELL TO MR. McQUEEN PRESENTATION OF PURSE OF SOVEREIGNS. The Methodists of Toorn amii )iis Biany friends in. this district fittingly I trowelled Lira at a social in, the jMethodist Church on Saturday even ing last,, which was well attended* and ably presided over by Mr Q.eo> Brown. Mr McQueen has been in charg-e of the local mission, for the- past twelve months, and his departure to . Cobden I removes one of the most capable- and energetic ajiuisters who has been Stationed' here.. His ministrations during that peviod have been, the means of improving the conditions in the church throughout the district Soth, numerically, financially,, and spiritually, as was testified by the outspoken remarks at the gathering', and the fact that-endeayors had! beecj made to retain his services for another term, A good m.usical and vocal pro gramme was provided, to which the following, contributed :— Mrs Ker, organ solo ; Mrs Brown, Misses Scott, Linda Fouatain, Ruthi Ker, songs; Miss . Myrtle...
Methodist Church, Foster. QUARTERLY MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Toora and Welshpool Ensign and South Gippsland Observer — 10 April 1914
i Methodist Church, Foster. QUARTERLY MEETING; The quarterly meeting o£ the Me thodist church for the district of Foster, combined with a farewell to their minister, the Rev. W. J. Williams, who left last Thursday for his new parish, Wamboota, N.S.W., took place on Wednesday evening last at the Foster church, when a recordi' attendance put in an appearance from all parts of the circuit. Although the rev., gentleman had only been in the palish for the past 12 months he had gained the esteem and friendship of all whom he met and merited the opinion' of his church adherents aa being an earnest agitator in the worlf he had taken up as a preacher of the gospel. During the progress of the meeting several church stewards referred to Mr. Williams' work while amongst them in most, glowing terms, stating that the church had never been in such a flourishing condition, both finan cially and otherwise. At the conclu sion of the meeting the ladies provided afternoon tea which was partaken of by t...
Toora Mechanics' Institute. [Newspaper Article] — Toora and Welshpool Ensign and South Gippsland Observer — 10 April 1914
Toora Mechanics* Institute. I The nsu i! monthly meeting of the Toora Mechanics' Institute committed was held on Monday evening. Mr War ner (president) occupied the- chair, mid Messrs Warrinijton, V\ E Lawrence, G-. Warner, Allan, Siicock, HI niton, I Kastli mi, Yeoman?, and secretary also ] attended. C»rrcs|:on&lt;]en2e wai read from Mr P. D mglie. ty, tmdeiing his resignation as a member of the committe-*.—Also from L'ubliu Lil.rary in reference to the loan of a case of books. It was decided, on tho motion of Messrs Aim and Lawtence to hold over the resignation of Mr Dougherty until next meeting, the meeting express ing regret, at his action. Tll> see etary was in tructed to npply to the pub ic libr 117 for a case of I ooks on the motion of Mo-ars Allan and Lawrem e. A :ti' - ommittie, consisting of Messrs Blanton, Ycomans and' the secret .ry, was appointed to purchase new ho&lt; ks. Instructions were given Hie secretary to call tenders for tile supply of carbid...
Obituary. [Newspaper Article] — Toora and Welshpool Ensign and South Gippsland Observer — 10 April 1914
Obituary. The death of Air Woraley Muir Kenny, youngest son of Mr and Mrs Arthur I\ennyv of Balla'at, reiaoveB a former well known identity of this district^ having resided for some timu ill 'L'oora. Ilia death,, which, oceurred on the 2$Sh ult., was rather suddeay being due to appewdieikis. Peceased was only 24 years o£ age, rihd having ga,inod a business experience,. was about to launch forth on a business proposition in Toot a. lJuriiig- his residents hone he gained the re°pect of |a largo circle of fiiends, to whom, the news of his demise camo as a shack. The " Balla'at Courier," referring to the funoral of deceased, wiibos :— ."■The deep sympathy and respect felt for the bereaved paredts were ahown by the-reptesontaiive attendance. In the unavoidable absence of the Mayors of City and Town, She former council, waa represented by Crs Kolloway and Hill, and th.e Town Council by ex Mayor Dunn and Crs Pearce,. lloare, Levy and the Town clerk (Mr J. Gent). The president of the Orphan...
KITCHEN HINTS. FOR BUSY HOUSEWIVES. [Newspaper Article] — Toora and Welshpool Ensign and South Gippsland Observer — 17 April 1914
KITCHEN HINTS. FOR nus\ HOUSEWIVES, i r&lt; -!> If tiny corks aro taoked on tlio back of tho lower comers of pictuie-inimeB, tliey will prevent tlie lino of blacli dust forming on tho nail-paper which so of ten prevents rohanging pictures. AVhon baking cakes, particularly where a gas-stovo is used, tlio tin whicu contains tho cake should bo put inside another tin whioh has a layer of band. This will provcnb it from burning. To provont liro bars turning led, rub with a raw onion or weak treacle and water, thou apply the blarkiead wnh a rag or soft brush, and you will got a. brilliant polish which will remain To hang pictures on a plastered wall try dipping tho nail into cold nater boforo driving it into tho wall. It will bito into the plaster if this is I done, and will hold a heavy weight without loosening. 10 boil milk without fear of burning, put two or three tablespoon! uls ol wa ter in tho saucepan ; let it boil rapidly for two or three minutes; add tho milk, and it w...
Love's Arithmetic. [Newspaper Article] — Toora and Welshpool Ensign and South Gippsland Observer — 17 April 1914
Love's Arithmetic. One sinile makes a flirtation. One flirtation makes two acquaint ed. Two acquainted makes one kiss. One kiss makes several more. Several kisses make an engage ment. One engagement makes two blind persons. Two blind persons make one mar riage. One marriage makes two mothers in-law. Two motbersln-law make a red-hot time. "How many people work in youi office?" asked one city man ot an other. _ . "Oh, I should say, at a rough guoeg. about two-thirds of them!" was thi oDly.
PEOPLES OF THE PAST. Interesting Researches In Peru. [Newspaper Article] — Toora and Welshpool Ensign and South Gippsland Observer — 17 April 1914
PEOPLES OF THE PAST. | interesting Researches In Peru. a scientific gentleman, whose llf« ffcrk has been cast in fascinating places for one with a bent of serious thought, is Dr. P. W, Yollmann, who off and on for the past Ave years has been engaged In archaeological re search ir )Vru. That country Is fa vored among achaeologlsts because what is knc~n of its fascinating his tory opens up illimitable fields for sci entific speculation, and no man can do research work there for. five years on end without becoming known to the world of serious thought. Some of the evidence of Dr. Vollmann'8 ar duous toll are to be found to-day in the Peabody Museum, Boston, In Mun ich, Germany, the Carnegie Museum at Pittsburg, and the Field Museum at Chicago, and not a few of the Pe ruvian contributions made through Dr. Gaffron to the Natural History Museum of New York were discov ed by Dr. Vollmann. In reply to a request, Dr. Vollmann told how he set about his research work In the strange country lie...
TOO MUCH BABY. [Newspaper Article] — Toora and Welshpool Ensign and South Gippsland Observer — 17 April 1914
TOO MUCH BABY. Brown: " You don't look well lately Robinson c' Robins»&lt; t: "No, ! can't slenp on ac count- of (uii£ trouble." ^rown: "Nonsense; your lungs aw a!! nibt." •Robinson: 14 Yc*. mine are; thi t! hie i.« with t mo baby's," There is no bf!!t»r evidence of & real superiority than to sec him nnxinus tc mait.f* thr same superiority Id other*. __________ Great unrest amongst civil servants in the Northern Territory owing to rumors of still further retrenchments. Jewellers of repute have no faith in tlie English hall mark The Minister for External affairs is being petitioned by resi dents of the Northern Territory for permission to obtain indentured servants. In the mines of New Caledonia the pay is 4s 6d and 5s per day of 9 hours. &lt;
Welshpool. [Newspaper Article] — Toora and Welshpool Ensign and South Gippsland Observer — 17 April 1914
Welshpool. [FIIOM OUIt COnnESrONBENT.] The school picnic to Snake Island oil April 4th proved a great success. The weather was all that could be de sired andjabout l!00 children and par ents from Welshpool, ilodley and Woorarra took advantage of the occa sion and.spent an enjoyable day. Mi' A. MUler and Son and Mr Bruco Smith,'assisted by Mr N. O'ubwin, were goal enough to provide motor boats''loVconvey the picnickers to and ■frojn the island, and for whom three cheers were given. Itaces and games were the order of the day, the married ladies and old buffers races proving the most exciting, each having about a dozen competitors. The first was won by Mrs It. Ferguson with Mrs McCarthy a close second. Mr A. Christenson and Mr Neil Hilio were first and second in the old buffers. At a recent meeting of the Progress Association it was decided to ask the council to push on with the Handra han road and uneasiness was shown at the delay of the jetty road survey, preference being given to th...
A TEAM'S BAD HABITS [Newspaper Article] — Toora and Welshpool Ensign and South Gippsland Observer — 17 April 1914
A TEAM S BAD HABITS A team's hal>i:s ofien depend on the difip! ne of (lie driver- If he is a ni iii 01 Kump'iiin he will give one clear, p: -p o'der l i go or ;o s"op, and the ti :i!ii, thinking it is a Uismarck or Na p ■ eon who i= behiis.I them, will at once obey. He fin !ps in his sleeve a. the braying and sv.earine of some fpnmstcrs when ihey undertake to move tloir horses. Then he smiles again w en they can't stop on the point, and have to co through a backing operation i.'i vet the waggon where they want t« tin load.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Toora and Welshpool Ensign and South Gippsland Observer — 17 April 1914
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[?]OUGHTFUL. [Newspaper Article] — Toora and Welshpool Ensign and South Gippsland Observer — 17 April 1914
nmuGHTFUL. . .'.m, doctor tells this as an i' r ert'-e• • 1 was aroused by a loud „ a; my door- Leaning out ol :id,nv I saw a porson standing iii e slep banging away. iViuit's the uialicr down there?' 1 erini " Tis.me ot:'d miilicr '..hat's tuk bad, dochter," rcp'io:! file rcan. " Your ni'iil.'T is ill?" "'F.iMh. and vshe is tuk terrible, doe-'li-r." "Flow long have you been thevdP' "■"11 faV.h. (lo.'hler. ?o lcn^ that J wou d h" ashnme.l in me;i:iou it.' " T'-xn whv didn't you ring the nigh! be! " 'T- v.-as afra:d of disl nrb'u' vt,ur hon1 0'ir." was the Irishman's jmifeotly sin , cere reply."
IN ITS PLACE. [Newspaper Article] — Toora and Welshpool Ensign and South Gippsland Observer — 17 April 1914
IN fTS PLACE. 'mi Aiui-rivaii rniiiia.-.., who makes :> v )U ly v( believing in the inherent ui a I mankind. teils a good The other day h young couple ti eo ai his house to be married. ■ e performed the ceremony with . solemnity) and congratulated tlu v. Then he observed the groons •'KHrching through his pockets, and inukiue a bit. humiliated and ashamed "! am afraid, parson," he said, "that . « u ; 1501 any inonev to pay you with." t ■ '"ii r .1 moment of deep thought. > up cheerfully, he sa il— !'.m. if yuu like, I ci&lt;n t*:i you how ■an fix your gas meter bo it won't