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TOO MUCH BABY. [Newspaper Article] — Foster and Toora Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 16 April 1914
TOO MUCH BABY. Brown : " You don't look we)} lately I Robinson ?" Robins'i i : " No, T can't slerp o;i ae I ccmit of luiiR trouble." Tiroirn : " Not.-enso : vonr lungs ar&lt; a!' richt." "nljiiiso": "Yp-i. mine arf>; thl I: lile l- with i!;o baby's." There is no bf'!&lt; r evidence of a man's real superiority than to see him anxious tc Dini.e the same superiority la olhfiit. _________ Great unrest amongst civil servants in the Northern Territory owing to rumors of still further retrenchments. Jewellers of repute have no faith in the 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 ie 4s Gd and 5s per day of 9 hours.
Binginwarri. [Newspaper Article] — Foster and Toora Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 16 April 1914
Bingimvarri. i At a meeting of tlso school com ! uiitU'o Mi- V,". Kennedy was elected^ j president, .Mr W." iM'limes correspou i dent, Nlr W. lloss treasurer, and tho comniitteo Messrs A. Kay, G. Dugan. ; Great regret was felt that the present i iuachcr, Mr P. Sebzre, was leaving, ha having ' been transferred to Tagartv, and as one of the committee expressed it, the children would feel his ioss tin; i most. Tiiere is no doubt he has had nr. arduous task iu working both this and tlie Wonyip ' schools, and it is gratifying to hear that the liej>:ii-1tiit-nfc intend making both schools full timu after the li-ister holidays. Thanks to our member, Mr -las, I'ennetl, M.UI1., who iias urged t o, claim of this district for a post otike. Word was received from the Postal authorities on .Saturday, -lth April, tkat it would be granted, and c:m or.lv lioj>f now that he will bo success ful in gel-ting tin! mail service extended to three days a week, a boon that should have b'en gran!''..! ...
A TEAM'S BAD HABITS [Newspaper Article] — Foster and Toora Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 16 April 1914
A TEAM'S BAD HABITS A team's habi: s often depend on the discipl ne of the driver- _ If lie is « mm of gumption hr v;il! give one clear, crisp order \ > or to _siop, and the team, thinking i*u is a nismarek or rva p > eon who i> behind them, will at once obey- He sm :es in his sleeve a: the brnyini! anu swearing of some teamsters when they undertake to move their horses. Then he smiles Again when they can't stop on the point, ana have to fib through a backing operation to t^et the waggon where they want tc unload.
Church Services. SUNDAY, APRIL 19. [Newspaper Article] — Foster and Toora Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 16 April 1914
Church Services. Sl NIlAY, Al'KIL 19, pRKRBvrr.nus Chukcu-Fostor 11, AUIOj s Trilok ll- iO, Kumcr 7-^0, * 'One ecu ov Km;lani>. -Gov's 11, Port Fmnk'in o. l&lt;\nrc:r 7..>0, Tuiiim 11, Port WeMipou! I!, Wt'l lipnol 7.30. Mr.rnoDisT Cni;Hi'H -Foster 11 and. 7, \Vuni;:i Wi.'iigi L'..'i0. llucKUe IlanRu" L'.:;0, Fish Crock HO, IiufM.i 11, Tbor.i 7.-15, Mwtint 15ost 11, Wdorari'u 2.30, Sil c-ick's 11, Uinjjiiiv.arrl 11.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Foster and Toora Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 16 April 1914
reC^rtin and Co. 'Sheep, Ca:.tle Salesmen 31 yt)K. STATION. I,\\D ANI' FIXAXl'lAi AGEN1S. Leongraha. Telephone L'C. Branc!i Ofiic&lt;*: K"!n. Cattle Sales, i i 4 Leuntjai ha ICormnbm rn Thursday Friday Atiril ... 2 lfi- SO 24 - M'iy ... 14 2$ 8 22 Ju'ie ... 11" 25 f» 19 J-y ... ». 23 :t 17 31 A'.:n. ... (J- 20 ].} 23 M>pt ... 3" 12 ll 25 Our. ... 1- ir. 29 .) 2:3 ... 12 eti- f. 20 ... 10 24' .! 18 ." ppnotes first Kale. APANT* for Sun Fite &lt; .!J. Colonial jWU'ual L:fo. N.vi-nal Tra«i,.w, K.c.cu toM .'i- d Agency C >. - - . . . TEOSC^HAjlORSE 3A;I, Jllat I'.lii ; I" V kl'IX it i'O. fin coin inn-! ion '..'l tri-li CAMPS*::.!. ,t S:>v;, JliikV 3.Z. f. M H).-u, n / will ||,.!,]' a sale ,.f J.i.iive- Ill- v i-&lt;:- Mil 1 h>? !tl,;)Vv> (I'lto. |CXTRIEfS 1NVITKD. M *C v It'l'I N CO.. Leon-allia. p.XMPBEl.L & SONS, Melbourne. F. J. Little, Pty. Ltd (LATK LITTLE & SANDERS) jSTOCK & STATION ApKXTS. IIuai) OFF-ICE : KoRpfsyrtlU...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Foster and Toora Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 16 April 1914
LfEEi FARMJ for LEASE and SALE. j npIIE cmninp .Dairying Centre,. j ,%i. h ''iily to Krishane and all J modern convenieuoes. Carry a cow | to the -eve all the year round. Per \ -.ihanea' running streams; temperate' 1 ? Jinintc equable lYiinfiili. >,"0 bracken - . ° _ O.ooil t r.-im u; ^ ter ius to suit: pineapple farms, ! j*' couespondcuce. ; Afex. S. Douglas, OOOROY, N.C. Li tie, Queensland. MONEY. Why pay 5 per cent. T CAM lend you plotilruL 4$ per cunt. ut ,'i uioiu r. ir.i/!i.'vWo cost.. I k'mi on SECOND MORTGAGE and interests under Wills. AIJ communications strictly confidential. Mctropolo Arcade, 377 Bourke-st., MELBOURNE IMPORTANT TO Farmers of Gippsland and District. |j YAP Uaaa I £'*%. Oass i Ca&lt;sh Chaff, Grain & Floor Stores SEED & OAT MERCHANTS, VICTORIA MARKETS, MELBOURNE a Flour. ."!o:ir. F!ou-!!est roller Town ism! | Country brands. I Aran, '.ran l'ollafd, Pollard ' Best 1 v Sugar White Ro.se Kerosene Jstnii plain aad flsVed Table Sail Jat...
THE MIRROR. WITH WHICH IS INCORPORATED THE SOUTH GIPPSLAND SHIRE MAIL. THURSDAY, APRIL 16, 1914. [Newspaper Article] — Foster and Toora Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 16 April 1914
THE MIRROR. WITH WHICH IB INCoKI'OIlATKD TIIK aOL'TH Oli'I'SLANI) SlIIIli: MAIL. Til U US DA Y, AL'IIIIJ 1G, 1911. We vcrv much regret recording the death of out of our most respected resi dents in tin? person of .Mrs. Foley, wtte of Mr. Michael'Foley, of OV rady's Kidge, Foster, which took place at. St. Vincent's Hospital, Melbourne, 011 Thursday hist after ;i very short ill ness. jlews of the sad event came through 011 Thursday evening nnd 011 Friday morning Mr. Foley and mem bers of the family left bv the eaily train to attend the fmioral which took i.ilaee at Gisborne where the body was interred in. the local cemetery. Lite deceased lady had been a resident for many yoars and her k'lid disposition had gained tor her many sincere friends throughout the whole of the sympathy' fur' liei- tnnlruiny (1.tilg'rn'err and sous, who are leit to mourn Ivr lots. "The first of a verier &lt;:t dance:: un.lar the auspices of the Foster Quadrille club will take place in. the Foster mech...
III. [Newspaper Article] — Foster and Toora Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 16 April 1914
In Peril), Macdonald found his fears amply confirmed, so to London lie wi nt. angry wiih himself thai, ho had been so easily hoodwinked, but grimly determined to bring Blakeley to book. Hilling the voyage he gained much useful knowledge of mining finance, and tile working of the stock markets generally, through the medium of the .«hll>'s library. So, when one tine after noon lie pushed open the ornate swing door which admitted to the oflice of the company, lie was fully primed for a stormy interview with Blakeley. He found himself In a large, lofty apart ment, furnished with highly-polished and obviously expensive ollice fittings. To his left was a glass-panelled door, labelled "Private," doubtless the e.n iranee to Blakeley's sanctum. The sole occupant of the room was a young lady, dressed neatly in black, who was seated at a table with a typewriter in front of her and a tele phone-receiver at her elbow. At .John's entrance she laid aside a news paper she had been reading and re...
THOUGHTFUL. [Newspaper Article] — Foster and Toora Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 16 April 1914
THOUGHTFUL. A »e,i-knott-i) d«c:or IciU :h;s as an a&lt;' tial exper en.-o: '&lt; tne night I was aroused by a loud tiirijiing ai my door- Leani:i^ out of lh--. window I saw a p'.'.ri.ui standing on the step banking away. "'Wlmt's the matter down there?' J cried. " "Fis mi> oi'.'d uiiiher tuk bad dochter," rep,:."3 U:e "'Tour m'jil.'r is iH? "'Faith, and -she is tuk ierrib'e. dochtor.' ''How long hnve you In on ifiettj?' "'In fai;h. doi'ht.v, =o that J irou'd be ashamed tn u;o:i:i').i it.' "'Then why didn'l you ring t!»o nigh! beil "'1 was afrad of di?tu:b 1;' your hon1 our,' was the Irishman'."! jicrieotly sin ccre reply."
IV. [Newspaper Article] — Foster and Toora Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 16 April 1914
l\To.\l (lay tlie market in Woola inucks experienced somo thrilling hours. At ten o'clock a II- bid pro duced a thousand shares, "which were instantly absorbed. A lew odd lota followed at the same figure. Then came a pause. Two-and-threepencc failed to uncover more than fifty shares, but 2/G brought out five hun dred. Then the fun commenced. It was known that Blakelc-y had vanish ed, and that circumstances had satis fied the market that Woolainucks, as speculative counters, were dead ao doornails. All sorts of rumors were flying arouiul, but as yet the unknown buyer's identity had not been dis closed. Shrewd dealers argued that, whoever he might he, he was not out for mere frolic. There was too much steady, dogged persistence about the buying for that, and here and tl.cro they, too, 'bojan to nibble. By noon the quotation had risen to 5/3, sell ers, and every parcel was instantly snapped up. In the office at Cheapside the au thor of all the commotion sat quietly by Kmma's sii'e, wit...
IN ITS PLACE. [Newspaper Article] — Foster and Toora Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 16 April 1914
IN ITS PLACE. An American minis.'., who make; a special.ly of believing in ihc inherent honesty of a'! mankind. te'.is a good siory. The other Jay a ;> otni coupk appeared at his houte lo be ma Tied. He performed the cc;om my witl. due solemnity, and congra'ti a'ed th. bride. Tlun lie observed the groou. iearchiog through iiis potkcl.s ant) looking a bit luimilia'ed ;in.i ashamed "I am afraid, parson," he #aid, "_tha: I ain't got. any moiic" to pay you with." Then after a moment of deep though;, looking up cheerfully, ho «..:'&lt;] . "But, if you like, I e;&lt;u i».i you how you can fix your ya= uietvr so it won': .sister."
V. [Newspaper Article] — Foster and Toora Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 16 April 1914
V. Since Macdonald loft the initio a ?brief weekly cablegram had arrived at I ho oiiiee, reporting the progress that. had been made, but indicating nothing calculated to cheer the heart:: of shareholders. The latest one had been received live days preceding Macdonald';; appearance in London, and he. had immediately wired back !.) Forrest lor further news. Three days after iho spurt in the market there- was still 110 reply to his mess age. He was beginning to despond, and said s to Emma; but she had somehow developed a profound and cheerful optimism regarding the. mine's future. "I'm perfectly sure, Mr. Macdon ald," she said, "that it will come all right before long. 1 know it will." "I believed it once, too; but at that time, 1 bad only my own little wor ries to shoulder. Now " He broke off and smiled, looking at her grate fully. "But I'm not going to kick. After all, this has been a wonderful week to me. Instead of a whipping, 1 feel I owe Blakeley thanks for giv ing me cause to co...
His "Mug" Betrayed Him. [Newspaper Article] — Foster and Toora Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 16 April 1914
"Mug" Betrayed Hi Tht- fresh - complexioued young policeman from the country >tuurayed by his self-conscious air the disquiet ude he felt on first going on duty in a London street. He was particularly disturbed in miud by the behavior of a street arab, who sat on a kerb smok ing a succession of "fag ends," and regarding him with a fixed serenity of ga-/.e worthy of Sain Weller hi'nself. Waiting until he thought he was un noticed, the new constable approached the urchin. "Now, then," began Robert, "what are you slttin* there for all this time?" "Takin' a day off in the country," replied tlie arab. 'Die inexperienced "peeler," perfect ly new 10 the species, stared at the product 01 sluuidont in undisguised armueineiu. "Takin' a day off in lib- country!" iie echoed. "Why, \\iiercv-r can you see the country from 'ere'."' "in VQUI' mug, o' course," replied die arab at last, swiftly vacating the kerb.
[?]ng. [Newspaper Article] — Foster and Toora Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 16 April 1914
Qtlng. The youth iv danger of drifting into bad coir when one of the noble people 'Interest themselves In such cases aded him to accept employment arm. Alas! a week later the la.PPeared lu his old haunts. "What, Jai exclaimed hia bene factor, repjul'y, "back again? Why didn't tay on the farm?" "I couldf^'d tlio country, sir," Answered tre&lt;i*and-born gutter Bnipe. "Too qui} J'e-eli?" "Quiet, iff; much too noisy," cried Jary.'Wby, crikey, sir, it was fair f'n'- AVot wi' the row of tho_ bit tll(i daytime, and the noise oilVeuce night, I very near wenjy 'ead."
ODDS AND ENDS. [Newspaper Article] — Foster and Toora Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 16 April 1914
ODDS AND ENDS. Learn to laugh. A good laugh is bel ter than medicine. Learn how to tell a story. A well told story is as welcome as a sunbeam in a sick room. Learn to keep your (roubles to your self. The world is too busy to care f or your ills and sorrows Learn to stop croaking. If vou can not see any good in the world, keep the bad to yourself. Learn to hide your pains and aches under a pleasant smile, iso one cares to hear whether you have the earache, headache, or rheumatism. Don't cry. Tears do well enough in novels, but they are out of place in real life. Learn to meet your friends with a smile. The good-humoren man w woman is always welcome, but iht dyspeptic or hypochondriac is no! wanted anywhere, and is a nuisance a.1 TTCn. A bonnet covered with birds does 110! sing, but it makes a man whistle when the bill monies in.
LETTER WRITING. [Newspaper Article] — Foster and Toora Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 16 April 1914
LETTER WRITING. Children usually complain at out writiug letters, ana very few enjoy il or do it veil; in fnot, they would eujo.T it if tiiey could do it w_-il. But they a not think so, and 'ind it a real task when tlie necessity comes. A lady, who lb known as n rmjsI poir.vomaa and an t.isy wrivr, s;n s thai she owe a this mov.ly l-> .jariy training. Her fatter iijtf-tet: .-.ri l'reij.'.uni Icfurs be ing written, and that tin-.,.- mu.-t l..> oor. ree; in spoiling. g:.uiinnr ami pen manship. "Many a time .-'no inwardly rebelled at recopving letter; again and again, but .site realises now how much help it has been I;) Iter, do take cour age girls, and go a: i; bravely. Mrs. Cottager: Good gracious, you don't mean to tell me you've go*' a piannerr Mrs. Kitchener: I should in:her thiuk so! And you should jest 'eat the tone of it; it's for all the worid iike the Salvation Army band- If you wus to shut your eyes you wouldn't tu »v 'em apart. Mrs. Cottager: You don't say so? But 1 d...
John Macdonald's Triumph. I. [Newspaper Article] — Foster and Toora Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 16 April 1914
John Macdonald's Triumph. I. Within thu ramshackle lint that was used as the ollico of Woolamuck Gold .Mine two men sat lacing uacli other across a plain deal tahle, upon which stood a half-filled bottle of whisky and two glasses. The men were an .incongruous pair. John JlacdonaUl, the owner ol' (he mine, was a hard-bitten, lingular, clear-eyed Scot of about liiirty-five, clad in earth-stained mole skins, patched here and there with nil sort:; and shades oi odd materia), making a tout ensemble of gaudy col or that would, perhaps, have appealed to ati artist's fancy, though it. would certainly have been rejected with dis dain by a self-respecting tramp. 'I'lie other man seemed a decade old er, of a somewhat, flabby stoutness, and was at(ired in the immaculate while duck and Panama hat favor-.'.! ?&lt;:' ilie opulent tourist in the sub irnpies. A brilliant, as big as a pea blazed and twinkled fronr'Us nest of r!&lt;;t i'ilk under his massive folds ei chin, ami a lat bl...
ALL [?] SALT. [Newspaper Article] — Foster and Toora Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 16 April 1914
ALL &lt; VLi. ars the workers eases, and pillars," remarks a writer, in speaking of an underground city ol salt wh'?h is tho centra of the Gulician *:ilt industry. in Austria. 44 Th&lt;* Wty is irf thr."o floors, and do i5 r.ade by a lift or a etairca^o Vro rom. ? aro In one a ?:u! of .?00 lights ploams in tht p&lt;v*ro. Vho third tinnr of tho mino contains the r«.'>tnura!;t nn&lt;] railwny ftntinn. Twontv-nvo :nilrs of railwa* f"nm nil parts of tl:n mine jtun her' , nnd tho buffet is tveil patronised h fhe thousand* of ruitorc to mint's