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New Toora Butter Factory OPENING CEREMONY. A SUBSTANTIAL STRUCTURE. PROGRESS OF THIS DAIRYING INDUSTRY. SOME REMINISCENCES. [Newspaper Article] — Foster Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 5 November 1914

I New Toora Butter Factory OX'EVIXG CEREMONY. A SUBSTANTIAL STRUCTUIU'. PROGRESS OF THIS DAIRYING INDUSTRY. SOME REMINISCENCES. . It cannot be gainsaid that Toor.i is rapidly developing into oivj of Cjp most important towns on- ih-: Great Southern Lino. This fact 'l is i>oon Cully exemplified by the extensive building operations that have been carried ont during the last Uvo years, durlug"which period some thoiiFimds of pounds have been (spoilt in the construction of new places of busi ness. Within the last twelve montfls J thero has risen pha>nlx-like several establishments, of arcliitectual de sign and convenience that would do credit to even the metropolis. These include the new brick post office and residence, Mr. \V. Sim mons' new two-storey hotel, vast ad ditions to Guilfoyle's hotel, and the police station, and the erection of the new butter factory. These works have necessarily been the means of employing a largo number of artisans, and the expenditure of vast suras by...

Publication Title: Foster Mirror And South Gippsland Shire Advocate
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
Suspicious Money. [Newspaper Article] — Foster Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 5 November 1914

Suspicious Money. ; The story is told of a certain law yer who was retained as counsel for ;a man who stepped in a hole in th'e .street'and broke His leg. A suit was brought against the city In the sum of £500, and the lawyer won the case. The city appealed to the Su preme Court, but here also the ver dict was in favor of the plaintiff. . After setting up the claim, the. law yer handed his client a half-sovereign. : "What is this for?" asked the man. "That is what is left after taking out my fee, the cost of the appeal, and other expenses." . "What is the matter with this?" the client asked. "Is it had?"

Publication Title: Foster Mirror And South Gippsland Shire Advocate
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Foster Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 5 November 1914

A NEW STORY Of great interest Entitled MASTER OF ALL By Almaz Stout, Will be Commenced Next Week.

Publication Title: Foster Mirror And South Gippsland Shire Advocate
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
Brain and Muscle. [Newspaper Article] — Foster Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 5 November 1914

:: Brain and Muscle. \ I The manager of a facto. 7 went into _.lhe store one .day, arid saw one of the storemeu tugging at a big case of goods. His face was red, and the ■ muscles on his neck were bulging out. , "Hold on there, Jack," cried the manas'jr, '-allow me to demonstrate . to j'ou the power of- brain over mus cle." He then grabbed a hook that ; v>as cn a-shelf and.stuck it into the .. ScHse. ar. a,'"giving it a quick jerk, he -.fell backward into a pile of rubbish. '■ :He rose as gracefully as he could. ; saying to the storeman, "Bother it, ',.|the handle.was loose!" ; J? "Yes, sir," replied Jack, "that's why . : -:I-! didn't >use it." -

Publication Title: Foster Mirror And South Gippsland Shire Advocate
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Boolarong. [Newspaper Article] — Foster Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 5 November 1914

Boolarong At a meeting of tiia trustees of the: Boolarong liuot-eution 1'tserve, the right to graze o:i thu ressrve was. granted to Mr. \V. Seton. The Selioul Committee r<!s> belli n. uiettici;, ivben tiie matter of leaking ik tunnel for the use oi the tcbool chil clten in case of Lush fire*, was dis cussed. After a lengthy debate it \y»h. decided that the expense would be toe great. Tilt committee of the mechanics' then transacted a small amouut of business. Several accounts were pasted for payment, and the secretary was in structed to write to the sliim council asking that the road machine, be put on to repair the Foster-Boolarrr, roixl between Air. C. Johnson's and tka boundary of the sbire. The rainfall for ths List 3 was:—August 1.5-1, Sept. 2 inches, nnil Oct 62 points. For the corres ponding 3 months last year the fall was 3,79,-1.40 and 4.26. Support tbo "-Mirror" t pope* that gives you a special supplement con taining a full report of the Alberu>& s...

Publication Title: Foster Mirror And South Gippsland Shire Advocate
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
Didn't Matter to Them. [Newspaper Article] — Foster Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 5 November 1914

nirin'f tn Th#»m. A Northerner riding through the 'JVest' Virginian mountains came up • :5sritli a mountaineer leisurely driving - a herd of pigs. . . "Where arc. you .driving the pigs '/tor ashed the rider. "Out to pasture 'em a bit." "What for?" > './"To fatten *lm." /. "Isn't it pretty slow work to fatten _ /'em oh grass?, tip where I come from ■' / w'e pen them up 'and feed them on : corn. It': saves a lot of time." I / "Taas; rl s'pose so," drawled the •mountaineer. "But what's time to a r'hawg any,way?"

Publication Title: Foster Mirror And South Gippsland Shire Advocate
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
CHAPTER XL. The Reason Why. [Newspaper Article] — Foster Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 5 November 1914

CHAPTER XL. The Reason Why. | "But surely all the pictures are heirlooms?'1 Herepath suggested. "Not this one. Nor were the others that Player had to sell for me. They belonged to my mother, .and came to me in her will. Jfy mother was my father's cousin, and she originally brought the Raeburn from her side of the house. But I see there. are cer tain things that require an explana tion. Where can we go to discuss them?" "What better place can you have than my brother-in-law's house ?" Herepath suggested. "It is close 'by, and Enid is there. Madame Desterre is not a mile away, and the same re mark applies, to Giiray. It should bo quite a pleasant party." Southlands curtly indicated his ap proval. Theyvwalked on side by side in silence till' the old house was reached. Out ,011 the balcony in the warm and peaceful night were seat ed Gay and his wife with Enid. The girl rose with a'little cry, and her face grew pale as she saw who Here path's companion was. ' "Don't be afraid, darling," ...

Publication Title: Foster Mirror And South Gippsland Shire Advocate
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
Financial Genius. [Newspaper Article] — Foster Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 5 November 1914

■ Financial Genius; i 4 Sonny," began the book canvasser, ■•"would tills be a good time to see the ihanager?" r. • , v 'Got yer life Insured?" queried the .^office boy. i. >■ "Now, • look here, old man," contin ued the>fellow .in .confidential tone3, ? "vou and I must fix this little matter up. Youri business Is to keep ui fel .lows out of the office, isn't It?" ^ -. ' That's right." >"At the same time you need a little . extra -coin for halls and parties and pinners?" ' / -To say nuthln' of grand opera." -./? ••Of course. Now, old pal, I'll tell . you what we'll do. You get an Inter view for. me with the head of the firm, 'I'll -'hand you half a crown bo :■ fore:.I-idave.- Why, I've: got a book ■ here; that he'll jump at." ^"Movgdod'" replied the boy, after a ■few momehts' thought. : ( ' But why. not?" .'"Because.-a man as smart as . you p'wouiff^sell. oiir. -boss so many" books .-he'd be: broke for months, an' I'd lose vflve shillings a week in tips -I "gets -.from other ...

Publication Title: Foster Mirror And South Gippsland Shire Advocate
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
THE SENTENCE OF THE COURT. Published by arrangement with Ward, Lock & Co. Ltd., London and Melb. (All Rights Reserved.) CHAPTER XXXIX. Lord Shylock. [Newspaper Article] — Foster Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 5 November 1914

THE SENTENCE OF THE COURT. By FRED SI. WHITE. Published by arrangement with Ward, Lock & Co. Ltd., London and Melb. (All Rights Reserved.) CHAPTER XXXIX. Lord Shylockl Herepath expressed no astonish ment at Harley's amazing statement. He merely stood in the other's way grimly blocking his path. He knew that he had all the cards in his hands now, and he was in no hurry to play them. As Harley tried to pass along he gripped him firmly by :he arm. "What are you up to?" the latter asked angrily. "What are you doing here? Don't you know that this is private proper ty? I tell you I'm the owner. I tel! you that 1 am Lord Southlands. Get out of my way." "Won't do," Herepath said crisp ly! "Won't do at all. Surely you're not going to pretend that you are not Daniel Harley, of the riverside slum in Shad well?" "Call me that if you like, Mr. Here path. If 1 like to disappear and have a fancy for using another name, is that any business of yours or of any body but myself? I've got to ca...

Publication Title: Foster Mirror And South Gippsland Shire Advocate
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
RAINFALL. [Newspaper Article] — Foster Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 5 November 1914

RAINFALL. Refreshing rnin fell on Saturday, 3& points being registered.

Publication Title: Foster Mirror And South Gippsland Shire Advocate
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Fish Creek SOCIAL. [Newspaper Article] — Foster Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 5 November 1914

Fish Creek - SOCIAL. Tiie month}y social held under the1 auspices of the local branch of the W.U.T.U. successfully passed off last Friday, Mr. 11. Mackenzie in the cltaitr. Overture, Misses E. and B. Lowry ^ Mr. W. Brazier (tenor) " Somewhere a Voice is culling," (encore) ; Miss L. Heskett (soprano) " Morning and Evening'1 (encore); Mi. G. R. Dun can (recitation), " 1'am not a bad sort,, am I ?" ; Miss L. Heskett nud Sir. W.. Brazier .(Melbourne visitoss) gave to a. very appreciative audience the duet,, " Two Little Wnnderera'';. Mr. O. R Duncan (recitation), "■ How BilL Adams Won the Battle of Waterloo.'* Mr. Duncan is an exceptionally gifted renderer of humorous pieces; Mr. W. Brnzier, song "A May Morning"^ Miss L. Heskett, song ''An Emblem."' Supper followed, and afterwards games, were entered upon. These went with great sociability and verve. Mr. J. R. Wilson gave a sample of thought read ing of numerals and words. Mrs. W. Brazier proved a most efficient accom panist during the ...

Publication Title: Foster Mirror And South Gippsland Shire Advocate
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Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
FAREWELL. [Newspaper Article] — Foster Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 5 November 1914

FAKE WELL. A smoke night was tendered, oit> Tuesday evening, to Mr. G.R Reunie,. who lias keen promoted to Korong Vale, lie has teen clerk in the loctib branch of tbe Bank of Attstmlasia for tbe past' three years. During which, time, by his genial, auobstmsive dis ! position, he lias Made himself,, deser vedly, most popular, botb in Jus official nud private capacity. Mr. Rennie took a prominent part in local cricket nnd football events, ami in the tennis-. club For souio time alpo, he acted most capably as instructed- of the now defunct drill ciiass. Occasion was takeifc to present him with various tokens of esteem, these taking tbe form of * purse of sovereigns, a handsome tra velling bag, and a pair ot gold sleeve links. Mr. P. J. Keane Biade the pre sentation on behalf of those assembled,, and the recipient suitably responded. "■ l'"or lie's a Jolly Goad Fellow," nnti •soups of a like nature, were heartily rendered during the evening by well wishers; collectively and individua...

Publication Title: Foster Mirror And South Gippsland Shire Advocate
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Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
OBITUARY. [Newspaper Article] — Foster Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 5 November 1914

OBITUARY. Very great and general regret waa; expressed in this (listia:t on (lie nn~ nouiiceuient of t)te death of Mr. An drew Unger, licensee of the Fish Creek hotel. The deceased gentleman ciitcfe suddenly on Saturday afternoon about half-past three after a short i)lnp.sa> which took a more serious form on. Wednesday of last week. He was. only 4'2 years of age and had resided' at Fish Creek for almost 10 years, hut during the- last 6 years his healtlt> had been very indifferent (the illness supposed to^havo been originally in duced hy a. severe strain), awl he suf fered fitvm a complicated, dropsical; coinplniut. The- likte Mr. Unger was a m»n whom everyone spekw — and speaks—highly of ; his popularity wa* great. The remains werrt interred i«> the Leongatha ceiaeSesy oai Monday? last.

Publication Title: Foster Mirror And South Gippsland Shire Advocate
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Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Foster Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 5 November 1914

ANNUAL FLOWER- 1 SHOW & BAZAAR. MECHANICS HALL, TOORA. WKDNKSDAY TIIURSDA V, I'lti day, .SATURDAY, KUV. Irttli, I'J h, 20th, 21st, |) KKRK.SIIMKNT, Fancy, Lily 1 \j and loo Cream Stalls ami oilier attractions. AUM18S10N Gl). Membei 's Ticke (admitting to show each day and free outry of exhibits) EMTR8ES CLOSE A t 11) p.in. on TUESDAY, ^OV. 17. i'RIZK LI.ST.S on application to 1). I;. Lnmr.M., or Mi:. K. S. IIai,i., lion. .Sues. Tin? result i/f {li>! -M el Jmii' run on Tuesday last created a feeling of snrptise amongst, (lift sporting fra ternity when tlu- tunvs of a rank out sider scooped the poo!. Tin; places being filled as follows : — Kinsjsbiirgh 1, .Sir Alwvulon 2, Moonbiia !(. The winner started /it 'JO to 1. Tim Victorian State School Patrio tic League, comprising the thousands of State schools, and tens of thousands of school children of Victoria, are working most successfully on definite lines, to render monetary assistance to relief funds and, to (each practical...

Publication Title: Foster Mirror And South Gippsland Shire Advocate
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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Foster Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 5 November 1914

THE JFOSTER BAKERY. WHITE BREAD, BROWN BREAD A NO WHOLESOME BREAD MAIN-ST., FOSTER. DON'T UK SCARED WITH INPI (IKST1 ON, BUT I1UV OUR APPETISING BREAD which 1ms u luni{-*t:uidin^ u'puiulion. BANQUETS, DAtiCES, WEDDING AUD PICKIC PARTIES CATERED FOR. An uu.'iuii<(l supply of Confectioner and Soft I>u»ks on hund. Fruit and Vegetables Klt'sh to llHiltl I'ViTV wuelc. flie Machines J that & ^4: lead "V<& 'HE ■f XI , WAY the UEa. ^Or MILKING MACHINE is natures nkaiu;st rival. Alfa Laval Separators Tlie Best io tlie Cheapest. " PRAIRIE STATE" INCUBATOR The Incubator limkes. THE ST .R WiNDMIU. with its Two Pitinun Gtars is a MA>TER piece in Windmill construction. J, Bartram & Son, PTY. LTD.. Catalogues from— S. POLKINGFIORNE, District Rep., Foster THE UP-tS-DAT"E BAKERY] W. N. LENNOX FOSTER The Best of Bread and Small Goods always available. FRUIT AND VEGETABLES IN GREAT VAR1TY. All WeiMin ;;s, If> mid I'ii-iiif Parties oiUefed for. CON...

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Woorayl Shire Council. FRIDAY, OCTOBER 30TH. [Newspaper Article] — Foster Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 5 November 1914

Woorayl S(hire Council. Friday, October 30th. Present—Crs McDonaUi (presi dent), Black, Ooulter, Donald, Henderson, Hall, inglis, and Johnson. An apology from Cr Mummery was received. CORRESPONDENCE. Commonwealth of Australia, •asking for reply to letter re al tering the name of the post office at Buffalo.—Secretary to attend. Country Roads Board, forward ing schedule of apportionment of half the amount to be expended on permanent works during year ending June 30th, 1914, as fol lows:—Farmers' road £38 12s 2d, Inverloch-Leongatha road £29 lis 4d, Leongatha-Warrasrul road £12 8s 4d, Leongatha-Yarragou road £40 0s 7d,. Lower Turwin road main South Gippsland road £3 -14s, Mardan. road £12 3s 9d. Per manent roads—Farmers' road £207 3s 9d, Inverloch-Leongatha xoad £788 16s, Leongatha-War ragiil roaJ £107 17s 3d, Leongatha Yarragon road £332 lis 6d.—Re ceived Country Roads Board, stating that instructions had been given to the shire engineer of Mirboo to make a survey of the connection of...

Publication Title: Foster Mirror And South Gippsland Shire Advocate
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Scandalous Corpulence. [Newspaper Article] — Foster Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 5 November 1914

Scandalous Corpulence. •.vTfie. late American ^commander, 'General Shatter, .although a man of corpulence, had a deep dislike for fal " soldiers. ' "They're no use!" he would bluster in his tremendous basso., "They pant, they wheeze, they snort, they choke.' they grunt, they groan, they waddle, they slouch through the world! Not a, particle of good on earth, fat soldiers "Would not have one of 'em If I could help it!" . "Er—but—er—yon would not exac't "ly_ call yourself slight, would you. colonel?" a major once asked Shaf . ter after one of these outbursis. •"''Slight? No!" Shatter thundered In reply. "I've been a fat old nui sance ever sinco the day I tipped the "beam over two hundred pounds, and then I ought to have been court-mar. tlalled and ca'shiered for outrageous and malicious adiposity, sir—for scan dalous corpulence to the prejudice of ^military discipline!"

Publication Title: Foster Mirror And South Gippsland Shire Advocate
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Clearing the Way. [Newspaper Article] — Foster Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 5 November 1914

I : Clearing the Way. Forceps. In band, the young dentist smilingly approached his patient. "You're-sure you're. an experienced man?" nervously inquired the victim, noticing the dentist's youth.: "I'm— • i'm quite a coward, you-know! Ha! ha!" ' ".My dear sir," assured the . youth, "in one minute It will all be over. So! Ah! Now then."" ;.i "You-how!" roared the patient, clapping his hand to his jaw. ' Then he looked up to see the dentist smil ing benevolently at him. "There!"-' said the young man. "That's out! Did it hurt?" . '-'Hurt!" roared the patient. "Hurt?" Herr.ose reproachfully, and made an "experimental tour around his glims . with his tongue. A terrible discovery '.was - the result. ■; "You:;j; man!" he shrieked, '"you've pulled out the wrong one." "I 'know," said the dentist, bracing bitaself again, "but now I can get at the other one handier!"

Publication Title: Foster Mirror And South Gippsland Shire Advocate
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GRAVE AND [?]. Losing Time Thereab[?]ts. [Newspaper Article] — Foster Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 5 November 1914

gr;.ve a.\d Lcfiny Time i heraabc its. travci found i,u ola i'miuer of i. •! . .' {.u think of the tariJC''" .. ;no/ drawled the old man la-- : co!;.> ..ly. "Aia'i read about it." "Uv.iI, ttioy put an extra tax on - tea.'' "That don't bother me, stranger. ; We drink oassafras tea around" these parts'." . .■ i :1 And candy." '-"Gosh; we don't need.any imported - ctmtiyr. Wild houey in the woods and ; \ :sweet" gum' trees for the cutting." / "And faathers:" And- then the old man. resumed chewing his wisp of, hay. • "Don't hurt; ;us any, partner. Lucy den't want any ostrich plumes and birdo cf paradise. Home grown roos ter feathers are "good enough for her. • Calculate there ain't nothing in that tariff to affect us, stranger." You are' just losing time telling about it in these parts.". ,

Publication Title: Foster Mirror And South Gippsland Shire Advocate
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Excessive Effort. [Newspaper Article] — Foster Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 5 November 1914

Excessive Effort. lie, us the act-drop falls: "My dear, 1 will go into the lounge to stretch my legs." She: "You've been to the lounge throe times to stretch your legs, ami the last, time when von came back they seemed very weak. 1 am afraid you arc stretching them too much!"

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