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NEW WIRELESS WONDERS. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Star — 21 April 1914
S. NEW WIRELESS: WONDERS. S . The "'wireless- compass" or direction - finder, marks.almost as great a step : forward in: the new. era of; navigation as the discovery of the ordinary com pass. did in the old. 'An official at Marconi House stated recently that there .were two ways in whloh the new invention would be of great.use. Sup posing that a cargo ship had, broken - down and was adrift in mid-ocean. If, owing to cloudy, or foggy weather, sun, moon, and stars had not been visible. for two or three days,. the captain would not know exactly where he was. . He could. not tell by wireless to- any would-be rescuer precisely in whiol S direction to steam. 'But if a- ship fitted with a direction finder came along then she would be able to find out where the vessel in distress was ,in .relation to herself, and so be able to Srace to the rescue, so long as she.. re ceived signals. The second principal use for the finder was that of discover ing a ship's position with regard to any coast s...
Leongatha Telephone Exchange. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Star — 21 April 1914
Leongatha Telephone Followini are the number and namesb ofsubscribers. 1? ..Shire off Woo'rayl Officeq..,:: 2 Butter Factory, and manager's residence; 8 Co'operative Society's Store 4WGW..G alker storekeeper. S:_.Peck &,Sons, auctioneers;:,. 6. .; M. Molloy, chemist. - 7. Jolhnson, butcher., 8 r Howden, physician 9. Nurse Morris, private hospital 10. Lardner & Co., ironniongers.: 11t Colvin & Co., diapers. : 12. :A.E. Edney, storekeeper:" 13. Rossiter& Co, S'TAR Office.: 14. Pearce & Jarrattbutcheri 15; S. MadderinCommercial Hotel. 1. 6Neal' Bros., storekeepers.: 17.: R:BairOtagoHotel : 18.5 E. Makiders, agent . 19. Nurse Good;:private hospitail. 20.: Rev. P. j: Coyine, Presbytery.: 21. J. W: RImpf,rprivate residence 22:. J .McFarlane;, coac6buildeir 23. E MclNamara, .bker.. : 2l ':H. Kelly, undertaker. 25: Jno. Lardner,private re-idenoe 26. Dr Pern, physician. 27. E. A. Cole, auotion mart. - 28. McCartin & Co., auctioneers. 29-R. "'J....
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Star — 21 April 1914
1 THE UP-TO-DATE BOOT MAIM S E. W. ROBINSON. , The Bargain Centre of Leongathe For W Ladies', Gentlemen's & Children' Boots and Shoes. And at Prices' Lower than Else Swhere. A-'i:i nd at Prices Lower than Else where. We understand our Business and know when we are givin Sgood Value. Come and inspec the Stock which is New and Up to-date, all the Latest Designs i: :I and bought from the Leadin Manufacturers. We guarantee yo Severy satisfaction at the Note 7'? :" Bargain Centre.-E.W. RoBmsor Bair street, Leongatha. Leongatha, Football Club. S PECIAL GENE RAL MEETING A o6f all interesteid in the above Club willibe held inthie Lodge Room THIS EVENING at 8 o'clock? BuslNESS ! Elebtion of Secretary, and :-receivfig of report of :delegiates of Association meetinig. E. HORNE, " - S Secretary pro term. MeeniYan District Footba?ll Association APPLICATIONS are invited from persons capable and willing to act as umpires to the above Asso ciation during season 1914. Appli canits to state f...
THE BLUSHING BRIDE. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Star — 21 April 1914
*HE BLUSHING BRIDE S"clergyman,- having performed the. marriage ceremony for a couple; under took to write.out the usual oertifioate, but, being in' doubt as to the day of the month, -he asked, "This -is the - ninth, is it not?" .- - " "Why, parson," said- the blushing . bride, "you do all my marryming, -and you. ought to remember that this . is only.the third." -- . . . - A man's character lies in his hand bhake and the thing ho laughs at. Another woman's stare is her orown :. glory.J
BEEF AND BUTTERFAT. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Star — 21 April 1914
Bii EE AND8F- D BU ERFA :- Probably nothing, says a well-kdnown agricultural writer, would induce the gra.e;- er of fattenuig cattle to transfer .ss attention to dairying, but the pro .. duotive "capaoity of a well-selected cow S is much greater than that of a well bred& steer, and more can be made off grass' by combining the two.- The aver agerda?Try cowproduces about 500 gal : lonis of milk annually, yielding 12½ per enite- or. 62.51b of -fat,. sugar, : oasemi, a::.: nd'hsh, pjractically all of which is di gestible. It would be a-.ood steer :- .i that vould increase05001b in hlve Weight . i the course of- a grass season, and " only tabout 60 per cent. or 30016. of that -amouint would bho beef, the value . . of which as-a food has further to 1ie disoounted by' its bone content. The .- value of 500.gallons of milk at 6d per gallon comes to.~£12/l10/, while 00b. of live weight in a steer at 30/would be £7/10/. It ,would-r take as much grass' to produce one -result as the -- o...
FOOTBALL. KORUMBURRA & DISTRICT ASSOCIATION. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Star — 21 April 1914
FOOTBALL. : SKORUMBURRA & DISTRICT . S ASSOCIATION The .annual 'meeting: of the above Association' was' held at Korumburra on Tuesday evening last, when delegates were present from Korumburra, Leongatha, Outtrim, Loch and Poowong. The -balance-sheet showed a credit of £9 5s 6. It was decided to re-form the Association, arid that it comprise Korumburra, Outtrim, Leongatha, Loch and Poowbng. - ': Mr G-. Fields was. eleted presi dent for the ensuing season. The question of the radius from which players for any club.may be drawn was discussed at some length.' It was .suggested that players should play with the nearest club, but it was ulti mately decided that the radius should be 10 miles, instead of 15, as lastyear.-: . . The question 'of .players' ex penses .was brought up, and it was unanimously. decided that a rule be insertedl that no player should receive -more than 10s for expenses per match, and -if any player refuses to make a declara tion to that effect be will be liab...
SPORT AND PASTIME. THE TURF. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Star — 21 April 1914
sPoRT ANi PASTIME The followinng- ele eions may be near the mark for 'the raceasat Menitone tmoldtrrowi HURDLEFRACE. Bonnie George g 1 Portlook 2 Calabash 3.1 .. 3 FIRST DIVISION. Highbrow .. . 1, Ther Beggar Maid SGedrkett'e :.. PARK HANDICAP, Roiseview. 1 Coolagunyahb . .. 2 'Prince Aurate .. 3 SECOND DIVISION. Z'Wi;l~nPosadena- -' 2 : QueeniegKnight 1..3 qr'TaTpn nT7TqTAd m Union Arms .. .:.1· Barwidgee -..i ..- 2"Cs Traisfk .p 3 Both Radnor and :ilyveil were defeated ini-the .' .J.0. Plate' at Randwick olri Saturday, the wir n ner turning .up in the 20 to 1 S chance :Cagou.? Lilyveil was thirJ,-: but Raadnor, who started favorite, failed to secure a situa tion.; :Mr .M.S. IP. Mackey has. disposed f Ridr adnorid Bon Ton'to'Mr1R' S.-Failkiner for, it is stated, aout )::;400,:guin'eas: ..Radnor i~was pur i.. :- hased'by .Mr Mackey last ?apring for £1500, and since then has won £7178 in stakes.
CRICKET. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Star — 21 April 1914
* - CRICKET. The crioket seasozn will be .,-:brought to a conclusionl to-mor S row afterinoon, when Bond's and : Neal's .teams will imeet.::: Tbe teams are.:--Neal, Brumley, Cain, ...Shaw, Scholes, Foote,- Edney, Matthews, Cotter, Griggs, Nick - - lIss, Cahill.-Bond, Munro, Ne! son, Mesley, Fletcher, Richards; : Grant, O'Meara, Brumley, Begg; Leicht and Edney.... - \_ All- mnembers of Bond's teami are requested to be present on -the cricket field on Wednesday, I i-:. when a special meeting will~ be S held. -
FEEDING DAIRY COWS. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Star — 24 April 1914
FEEDING DAIRY COWS. The English Field says :-The inc?e?~s ed prominence that is given to the qjes tion of feeding dairy cows is indiotwve of the growing importance of dairy farm. ing and,of the closer attentioni that ie devoted to economy in production.\ The experiments carried out at the agricul tural colleges, and partioularly at the Armstrong, the Wye, and the . i.per Adams Colleges, havei ntensified, if they did not actually originate, the wider interest that is now manifested in -this subject. It is evident that the teaching .f.the college experimileeits has not been ig nored north-of the Tweed. The Scot tish farmer is no exception in that he does not change his methods quickly or without a prospect of resulting benefit; but like his,neighbors in the South, .he is eager -to discover a means C econo mising expenditure and augusnonting income. While he does not put aside the plans evolved from long.exper:ence, .under the peculiar conditions of hit holding, he is ever on the look-...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Star — 24 April 1914
`Fancy Goods Shop. McOartin-atreet, Leongatha. J. and F. A. FORGE KEEP STATIONERY, BIRTHDAY SPRESENTS, and WEDDING PRESENTS, Confetti, Glats and China Sad all Fancy Goode. Materials for Fancy Work." ESIRES' to announce that~he is now to merB'irdhsrr " a public support. A Competent Painter and Paper. hanger employed. All Contracts entered into, ad com pleted ii a'WorkmanshiDMann er. Papers kept in Stook ; Latest Designs. NEXT W. EWETT,. SADDLER. ..IF.. F. J OUT OF GEAR WOLFE'8-SCHNAPPS Spells Perfbotlon-.. in Liquor. It I.J? Popular TonIo. " 0 Please 9 rP·ioneer =Sadclery. FIELD Desires to announce . that he has E urchasea the SADDLERY BUSINESS carried on by M$ G. A. SAYERS during the past 14 years, and hopes for a continuance of the lib'eral support accorded to his predecessi . The proprietor has been employed by Mr Sayers during the past 12 months, which is a guarantee that he is a coin petent tradesman in all branches. All Saddlery requisites kept in stock Repairs a Specialty. Hor...
Dress and Fashion. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Star — 24 April 1914
D, ress ant Fashion.:., i-7 (By. Ambrosine.")' For Wiholo costumo suits you will be surprised to. see-how, the 'ittle boleri coat is c~reping' back-to fashion. But instead:of rit being "out off jus-' at;tlie riist it is corered with a wide 'dra?pe sash, and below it on the skirt comes what we call either a peplum or tuhio. If you- wear the skirt indoois with a blbuse -the. sash still' does'duty in-pull inlgthe costume together. There'is no doibt that these little boleros can be made smart, and .for certain funcotioins made up in glace silks they will be im mensely. popular, for you can'so easily wheri drivizig wear-some form of wrap whichl covers the edtire costume, and w1Cn1 Iceeps you warm and Iree or dust'-,' BBfit I think the bolero requires a.slin, girlish figure; you must be slight everyiihere to wear so trying a garment. .You get no help from it below the waist. -The figure is cut in twain. There is another thing, too; which must be considered. Since the bolero went into retr...
HALLSTON. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Star — 24 April 1914
HALLSTON. The :local .residents held their annual -.picnic iand sports- -on Friday last. Notwithstanding the rough and wet.day, a good muster turned up to enjoy themselves. The committee of ladies and gen-: .tlemeni-and the secretary (Mr L. Dietrich) deserve great credit for. "the way things were kept going. T: The tug-of-war, Married v. Single, .a"roused g4eat interest. Though "- -he? married men had the most .avoidupois,.:the single men, got a . slightly.downhill pull, and conse :qtently.won. The following is a record of the sports :-Boys race, over 10: years-H Clark 1;-, C. -."McCartin 2. Boys under: 10 E. Hall 1, J Clark 2.,Girls under 10-W Clark 1; LA Clark 2._ Girls over 10-M Cropley 1; I Henry 2. Married- ladies-Mrs Henry 1, .Mrs Hall 2,: Single Ladies--Miss -T Clark''1, Miss A Sagasser 2. Pillow fight (boys)--T. Adams 1, Pillow fight (men)--O Sagasser 1,. N. Sagasser, 2. Potato race--J. Mitchell 1, N. Sagasser 2. Tree fern chopi-T Hall l lN Sagasser • 2.. Stepping the chain ...
SCRIPTURE STUDIES. AN EASTER SERMON. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Star — 24 April 1914
A EASTER SERMON. By PAST R11U EIJL. Text: "Thou -hast pscended .on higli thou bhast led captivity captiye; ethou hast received gifts for men; yea, for the ebel lious also, that the Lord God might dwell among them." (Psalm lxviii., 18.) Pastor Russell declared that :one of the serious.errors engrafted into the Christian faithis- the supposition that Jesus is still a man in heaven. He declaredthat this thought has helped to turn away },any from the faithin~the premillennial return of Christ and the establishment of his kingdom? for blessing the world, as the Bible declares. Many ;Christians perceive that a localised reign:of Christ in: the flesli would be far inferior to a spiritual reign, and hence the general rejection ofjall faith in the second coming of Christ "and his millennial kingdom. Hepointed out that most Christiaae firmlyl; believe that Jesus avas a spiritbe-. ing hefor %=e ;was "made flesh, .andRyvelt among us." All believe also that a spirit being is of a higher order th...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Star — 24 April 1914
STONY CREEK:; ANNUAL: Sports Meeting; To be held on the - - -STONY CREEK RACECOURSE: On WEDNESDAY, MAY 6,:1914i . PROGRAMME. Sheffield Handicap, 130yde. pFirst £5' second30s,.third 10s.. Entry 5 ?:e . Handicap Hurdle Race ,130yds. y "First £2 10s, second 10s. Entry 3S? i40yds Handicap;. First £2 10s,.second 1Os. Entry 3,. 220yds Handicap... First £2 bs, second 15e, third 10s. Entry 3s?6d: Local Handicap (radius 7 miles), 100yds.' First £2 5s,:o second 15s, third -10s. Entry 3s 6d. Open Handicap Wood Chop. -First £3, second £1. Entry. 4s. Handicap High Jump. First £1.-10. Entry 2s. Handicap Pole Vault. First £1 10s. *Entry 2s. ' District -Tug-of-War;... - eepstake: of :2s .per man. Apple' Bobbing, Stepping the Chain; Throwing at Wicket, Guessing~Weight of Sheep (dead weight), Old Buffers' Race, Kicking- Football (distance)? .Kicking Football (goal). Entriies for Sheffield; lHurdle, 440yds 220yds,.. Local Handicap; 'Open Wood Chop, must be in the hands .'of the secre-. tary no later t...
Flower Show at Meeniyan. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Star — 24 April 1914
Flower Show atMeen iyan Th' churth of ngid Flower howe ' he h oneldo bnWednesday, last, was a ihuge successs. The display of vegetables,"fruit;. an rflorwers wasi surprising; ;considering the, exceedingly dry weathtire reoi8tly experienced .;The :fancy)i;goods stalls ;were well -:laden with :both: good ,and usefnl articles ;The show, taking' it all arounid, was one of thel best evierheld in lthe district. Therie was a,very large attendance ;both; duri ng the. after' noon and evening, and ,th'e profits will: noi doubt exceed tlihose of anything yet hei.Lin .this ?district by the Church oif:Englarid OCr McDonald. opened:the`slhow` ini his usual genial.manneri and compli nmented, the committee uponr the way they worked to bring about such`'a splendid . display 'of veget ables, fruit, fancy goods, &.c: The cominittee:carried out the various dutieis :with :credit bit a great deal 0of'"the' success: of the show was:due 'to the ladies of the guild, and the'seoettairy. (Mr E Gallon)...
GOLF. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Star — 24 April 1914
GOLF. -It has been arraiged that the ope.ningY day of the :Ieongatha Golf Club .for:the .comilng season, be:oinWednesdayi afternoon next,'. 29th inst,v whe :a miixedfoursome imatch will :be;; , jayd between teams siieleted by the- president and vice-president: A.ll memberi a~ndintenddig .memibe?? are cor dially invitedto take.parrt. After'' noon tea: will be provided by Mrs' Foote, wife of.the President. The .programimecof club: ev?ts:for the season has been drawniup, and. is as ?=follows: : May 6th, men's singles; 13th, . mixed -foursomes (partn~ers drawn foi );:20th, ladies' singles:; 27th, president's trophy; June 3rd; n1en's singles; 10th; mixed foursomes n(part ers select ed) * 17th; ladies', singles; July 1st, men's singles ; 8ti champion ship ; 15th, mixed foursome (part ners drawn. for);, .2nd, ladies' singles; August .5thi- champion ship; 12th, men a siigles; 19th, ladies'-singles; 26th, mixed four somes :(partner's selected); Sep* temb'er .2nd, championship; -9th4 men's si...
Orange Blossoms. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Star — 24 April 1914
OOrange Blossoms. 9A wedding' of itinterest ;took' place in the Leongatha Methlio dist" Church on ?iFridayS April 10th, when ..Mi ,-V-.-P-arkhill bof Wandiligong, was u.nited ?in` marriage to Miss Honor Trud gen, second youngest daughter.of Mrs and the late Thos Trudgen, of Adelong (N.S.W.), and niece of Mr' and: Mrs Philip: Bellingham, of Leongatha.: ....The bride, who was very popular in social. and church circles, had beeui organist of the church: for: seven years. The church was prettily decorated with; ferns, autumn:. foliage, pampas grass and white flowers; an arch extending across the centie with white: wedding: 'bell.'- The ceremony was performed by the Rev. W. Seamer. The choir, sang ":The Voice :That: Breathed: O'er Eden," and a quartettei ' -O,.Per feet Love:' The b'ride, iwho was given-:-awayIby ;,her;i uncole,loo-ked charming inI al graceful- .gow n of soft white nierveilleux, with trim mings of ;crearm, silk applique- in= sertion, court- train,,with. horse shoe': of or...
LAWN TENNIS. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Star — 24 April 1914
LAWN TENNIS: :.Al match has been arranged to take" place on. the Leongatha courts on.Monday next ;between the Wonthaggi 'ahnd Leongatha clubs... Play will com.ience at 9.30 a.m-: The followiig'team has been selected . to represent- the local club C. A. Bonid, C. L. Brumley; .O Brumley,, and" W. P. Lardner.
Quips and Quiddites of the Man in the Street. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Star — 24 April 1914
Quips iand iQuiddites:of thfe Man in the Stre (BY PODARGU`) 4 have received a very lengthy communication;, evidently from a 3cotchmai' t wahhb thinks he seeos a joke, :asking me to' explai'n fully and give. exaanples of:the differ ences between the words "might". anfil likely to." Now; I: don't mind cross-examinati:on oh not more than one point at a time to .be --".explained -=fully? with ex ample," and. in this case, at first sight, I: felt inclined to. 'give the :schoolboy' s--usual.? answer- f"'Blowed if I know:'! Olimbink up oni my: usual : airy pedestali I obtained a wider.view of the case, and if :.my )learned- friend .will, come up alongside he will- see that the' amenidment substituting '. likely to ":.!for.:: might" .was certainly. an: addition, but, not an improvement," as ? the Irish editor" said when. his :wife -pre :sented him with twins. Then posSibly,;thoigh ?not probably, he will realise that " likely to " may be a little superlative to " might," and -the amendment a...