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Have you tried it? [Newspaper Article] — Toora and Welshpool Ensign and South Gippsland Observer — 15 May 1914
. Have youBtried it ? The greatest profit-maker on the farm is not the wheat crop, even though every available acre be sown to that cereal; it is not flax, though a 20-busliol orop were to sell for two' dollars a bushel: it is not lucerne, the king nf grasses, it is not the dairy cow with her sleok_ coat and liquid oyes; nnr is it the giant tractor, doing the work of twenty horses. The greatest money-maker on the farm is a two cent, lead pencil worn down to a more stub in the process of calculating just whore the money went, and what for; just whore the monoy came in, how much, and what part of the income remains as profit. Have you this kind of a money-maker on your' farm, and is it working every day? A mother led lier six children to thn apple tree. It had borne but a single anple—no longer visible to the casual observer. "I told you not to pick that apple!" she said. sternly. "Wo didn't pick it!" tlm .children answered in chorus. And tho oldest girl added, in an injured tono, "Yo...
Foster Football Club. [Newspaper Article] — Toora and Welshpool Ensign and South Gippsland Observer — 15 May 1914
Foster Football Club. The annual meeting of the above club took place on "Wednesday, Gth inst., when there was a good attend ance. In the absence of the president Mr II. Y. Dillon was voted to the chair, and after hearing the minutes of the last meeting, which were con firmed, the secretary (Mr C. J. Morton) submitted the balance-sheet of the past season (1913). The statement showed a deficit of £2 Os 4d which was principally due to the loss sus tained on the special trains, viz., £9 19s 6d. Receipts from the gates, donations, and sale of tickets amounted to £26 las Gd. Mr Fisher moved the adoption of the balance-sheet, which was seconded by Mr Devlin and carried. The club was re-formed on the motion of Messrs "VV. Oram and V. Peterson. ELECTION OF OFFICERS. The following ollicials wore elected for tho ensuing season :—President, Mr H. V. Dillon; vice-presidents, Messrs D. W. Witton, E. Gardner, W. llume, W. Wood; secretary, Mr C. J. Morton; treasurer, Mr li. B. Mc Lennan ; committe...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Toora and Welshpool Ensign and South Gippsland Observer — 15 May 1914
D. W W main street, foster. Land Salesman Stock, Estate, and General Commission Agent. Sworn Valuator. ] and Selling a Speciality. I>strict Agenl for I lie famous Massey Hnjiis Farm Implements. gent FOR—Royal Fire Insur-! ntiee Coy., National Mutual i_,ife Assurance Coy., Mount Lyall Manures, Federal Milking Machine?, Melotte Separators. W. W. has a large metropolitan nection and ia in touch wiih clients all OTftr-the Slate. J?. DEYENEY GENERAL BLACKSMITH & WHEELWRIGHT. J unction of Main and Bridge Streets. Horses Carefully and Scientifically Shod General Blacksmithing of all descrip tions. Paling Knives and all kinds o Ajricultutal Implements made on the premises. The Wood working Department has been cousiderably enlarged, and it is un der the management of a first-class tradesman. Waggons, Drays, Spring Carts, and all kinds of wheolw righting work carried out promptly. All orders etecuted in a thoroughly workmanlike manner and guaranteed to give satisfaction. UNDERTAKIN...
IMMIGRATION. [Newspaper Article] — Toora and Welshpool Ensign and South Gippsland Observer — 22 May 1914
IMMIGRATION. The Minister of Agriculture for New' South Wales is in receipt of fc commu nication from tho office of the Trade and Immigration Commissioner to_, tho United States on tho subject of ship ments of wool from New South Wales to Eastern woollen mills of the States, wherein it is stated that as shipments of wool aro arriving in San Francisco direct from Sydney for transmission to Eastern mills, it may bo interesting to wool consignors in Australia to know that tlio Amerioan-Hawaiian Steamship lino is prepared to carry wool from San Francisco to Now York for 1/10}&lt;1 per 100 lb. Present rates are, via steam ship from Sydney to San Francisco, 3/l}d> and roil San Francisco to Bos ton, 3/4 per 100 lb, or a total of 6/5§d. Against thia were the ships of tho Am erican-Hawaiian lines used, the rate from Sydney to Now York would bo 5/; from Now York to Boston .by rail, there would bo an additional cbargo of 7d, or 5/7 to Boston, as against 6/5$, the pro sent rate per t...
THE HOLSTEIN. [Newspaper Article] — Toora and Welshpool Ensign and South Gippsland Observer — 22 May 1914
THE HOLSTEIN. There aro several distinct groups of Dutch cattle—namely, the Fries ian, the Black and White Holland, thq Black White-head Groningen, and the Red white Meuse-Rhine-Yssel groups. Id some of the best herds the average an nual yield is stated to be 860 gallons and over, including heifers with first calves. Older oows are said to give 1300 gallons, and the fat percentage is estimated at from 3 to 5 per- cent. Among the dairying herds of Amerioa the Holstein ranks only second to the Jersey. It is the largest of the dairy breeds, and the colour markings are variegated blaok and white, there being a preference, as a rule, for animals on which the two colours are about evenly divided. These colours ,»ro never blended, but always sharply defined. The cows ar» lively,t and have plenty of nervous energy, which is so essential a characteristic in any dairy breed; but unlike the highly-developed Jersey, they aro at the same time very tract ablo, and sudden disturbances or' un usual...
Loongatha Telephone Exchange. [Newspaper Article] — Toora and Welshpool Ensign and South Gippsland Observer — 22 May 1914
Ltonf atha Tafaphont Exchange. Following are the numbers and names o! subscribers :— 1. Shire of Woorayl Offices. 2. Butter Factory, and manager's residence. 8. Co-operative Society's Store. 4 W. G. Walker, storekeeper. 5. Peck & Sons, auctioneers. 6. J. M. Molloy, chemist 7. P. Johnson, butcher. ! 8. Dr Howden, physician. I 9. Nurse Morris, private hospital 10. Lardner & Co., ironmongers. 11. Colvin & Co., drapers. I 12. A. E. Edney, storekeeper [ 13. Rossiter & Co., STAR Office. 14. Pearce & Jarratt, butchers 15. S. Maddern,Commercial Hotel 16. Neal Bros., storekeepers. 17. R. Bair, Otago Hotel. 18. E. Manders, agent. 19. Nurse Good, private hospital. 20. Rev. P. J. Coyne, Presbytery. 21. J. W. Rumpf, private residence 22. J/McFarlane, coachbuilder. 23. E. McNamara, baker. 21. H. Kelly, undertaker, 25. Jno. Lardner,private residence 26. Dr Pern, physician. 27. E. A. Cole, auction mart. 28. McCartin &Cp., auctioneers. 29. R. J. Kewish...
THE FARM TOOL KIT. [Newspaper Article] — Toora and Welshpool Ensign and South Gippsland Observer — 22 May 1914
THE FARM TOOL KIT. Buying tools by tho chest is * good way fo have them poor, both in qualitj and scloction. If you InVen't the tool you thinb you need, think twice before borrow ing it from a neighbor, Tho longer you use a tool tho more kinds of work you will" find it capable of doing. Hence the wisdom of buy ing tools ono at a time until you find you aro equipped. Provido a shop, if it be only a good boncli against a building covered with a shed roof. With a good chest, 01 tight drawers in the benoh, took can bo kept dry When you lament the lack of tools, bo sure that it is not a sharpening 01 tho old ones that is really needed. A sharp tool does more work and better kinds of it than a dull tool. In a. pinch, a' sharp chisel will talc* thfl place of a plane. There is nothing that will he tuwd oftenor or more effectively oa the farm than a heavy crowbar. Don't think you need every size ol bit, drill and chisel. Wood drills are much cheaper than bits, and for farm use in old lumber ...
PERMIT TO REMARRY. [Newspaper Article] — Toora and Welshpool Ensign and South Gippsland Observer — 22 May 1914
PERMIT TO REMARRY. Because lie lias lived "a uniformly good life" for at least five years,' Mr. Charles It. Pelgram, a millionaire silk manufacturer o£ Paterson, a town six teen miles from New York, is to be allowed to remarry. A divorce decree granted against liim in 1893 contained a ban on his remarriage. Mr. Pelgram Jias success fully applied to have it lifted, under the provisions of tli-3 new Domestic Relations law, which insists that- a divorced husband must live a good life for five .years before remarrying. Three well-known business men swore that Mr. Pelgram had fulfilled the conditions of the law, and the mil lionaire himself said that he had been following simple life rules for twenty years. He was married &lt;»1 nineteen.
Agricultural Society. [Newspaper Article] — Toora and Welshpool Ensign and South Gippsland Observer — 22 May 1914
Agricultural Society. . | The committee of the Leongatha Agricultural Society met on Satur day afternoon, when there were present Messrs R. D. Forrest (vice-president ia the chair), W. Russell, Jas. Allison,.Jas. Begg,D. Watt, J. Eccles, P. Heintz, T. Weir,' Kewisb, Rossiter, F, Lester, S. Mogs, T. Riggall. South Gippsland Progress , League, asking that delegates be appointed to attend a conference at Toora on the 20th inst. to dis cuss the Sale to Alberton railway, and other matters.—Received. Chamber of Agriculture, asking that any subject to be discussed at the conference at Maryborough be sent at once. Also asking that Is for each delegate be sent, to defray cost -if printing the syl labus. Department of Agriculture, stating that the dairy inspector had power to seize any can he considered insanitary. If the can were beyond repair it might be seized. In order to prevent fur ther use of such can it is put into such a conditiou as to render it incapable of holding milk or cream. N...
HONEYMOON TRAMPS. [Newspaper Article] — Toora and Welshpool Ensign and South Gippsland Observer — 22 May 1914
HONEYMOON TRAMPS. The average bride when she changes her orange blossoms and her resplendent - wedding dress for the more prosaic travelling costume, does not usually have to prepare for such a journey as that undertaken by Mr. and Mrs. Grantham, 01 Alberta. After walking 7000 miles and being held up a dozen times, Norman Grant ham, of Calgary, who, with Ills bride, formerly Miss Mabel Ryan, oi Minne apolis, started last spring on a honey moon tramp around the world, is back 111 Calgary for a time. Airs. Grantham's health broke down when the trampers reached Brindisi, on the Mediterranean, forcing the temporary abandonment of the trip. Mr. Grantham will resume the jour ney at once, as soon as liis wife's health is' restored. Mr. Grantham returns with a whole some respect for Hie ability of Eng lish pedestrians. 1-Ie trwd to break the record of ten hours and two min utes from London to Dover—sixty eight miles; but the best he could do was eleven hours and twenty-one min utes.
MEENIYAN DISTRICT FOOTBALL ASSOCIATION. FIRST ROUND. May 23. [Newspaper Article] — Toora and Welshpool Ensign and South Gippsland Observer — 22 May 1914
MEENTYAN DISTRICT FOOT BALL ASSOCIATION. FIRST ROUND. Mav 23. Tarwin Valley v. Sumbalk. Meeniyan v. Stony Creek. May 30. Stony Creek v. Tarwin Valley. Dumbalk v. Meeniyan. June 6. Dumbalk v. Stony Creek. Meeniyan v. Tarwin Valley. June 13.—Vacant. SECOND ROUND. June 20. Dumbalk v. Tarwin Valley. Stony Creek v. Meeniyan. June 27. Meeniyan v. Dumbalk. Tarwin Valley v. Stony Creek. July 4. Stony Creek v. Dumbalk. Tarwin Valley v. Meeniyan. July 11. Tarwin Valley v. Dumbalk. Meeniyan v. Stony Creek. July 18. Stony Creek v. Tarwin Valley Dumbalk v. Meeniyan. July 25. ■> Dumbalk v. Stony Creek. Meeniyan v. Tarwin Valley.
WOMAN'S WORLD. NEVER MIND. [Newspaper Article] — Toora and Welshpool Ensign and South Gippsland Observer — 22 May 1914
WOMAN'S WORLD. NEVER MIND. Sometimes, when nothing goes just right, And worry reigns supreme, When heartache fills the eyes with mist, And all things useless seem, There's just one thing can drive away The tears that scald and blind— Someone to slip a strong arm round And whisper, "Never mind." No one has ever told just why Those words such comfort bring; . Nor why that whisper makes our: cares Depart on hurrieU'.>'ing. Yet troubles say a quick "Good-day!" We leave them far behind When someone slips an arm around, And whispers "Never mind." But love must prompt that sort caress— The love must aye be true; Or at that tender, clinging touch No heartsease comes to you. But if the man be moved by love, Sweet comfort you will find When someone slips an arm around. And whispers "Never mind."
MELBOURNE PIG MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Toora and Welshpool Ensign and South Gippsland Observer — 22 May 1914
NIELBOUR.NE PIG MARKET. Adamson, Strattle & Co. report: Stores—Best bacon stores 39s to 45s, seconds 29s to 35s, slips 24s to 27s, suckers 8s to 14s. Porkers —Prime heavy-weights 46s to 49s, odd pens to 54s, prime light 31s to 36s. Baconers — Prime medium light 58s to 65s, prime heavy 71s to 76s, extra to 82s, few extra choice to 85s 6d. Back fatters—Best £6 to £7, extra to £8, prime and weighty £4 to £5 others from 55s.
CHAPTER XI. [Newspaper Article] — Toora and Welshpool Ensign and South Gippsland Observer — 22 May 1914
CHAPTER XI. . While Sheila was happy as girl con 1-3 be, without, as she expressed it, a care in the world, very different was the case of Margaret Bellairs. It was true that her husband never reproach ed her, that he never, by word or deed alluded to that dark tragedy ot the past, but the old tenderness, the ar dent and real love, which had been her portion and which liad made her so very happy, seemed—as far as she could tell—to cease to exist. Bellairs was kind to her, paying her every possible attention, Tjut he never took her hand as of yore and pressed it in one of liis, nor did he look into her eyes with the loving-kindness of for mer days. These things the unhappy woman believed were reserved for Sheila and Sheila alone. Bellairs could not pet the pretty girl enough, but he never turned to his w;ie with the old dearly longed-for look ill his eyes. Moreover, there was no doubt liut that Peter Bellairs, ICC., no longer absolutely trusted Margaret. It was he who paid the bills ...
THE GUN. [Newspaper Article] — Toora and Welshpool Ensign and South Gippsland Observer — 22 May 1914
- ' THE GUN. The opening shoot of the Leongatha Gun Club took place in Mr A. Bair's paddock on Saturday last, when a fair num ber met to shoot for a trophy pre sented by Mr Lobb, president of the club. The prize was won by Mr Erlandson, who shot very well, and scored four kills with the fir9t barrel out of six. The runner-up was Mr F. Morris with four kills, two of which were with the second barrel. A sweep stake was afterwards shot off,; which resulted in a tie between Messrs ,W. Williams and G. Roughead, both of whom scored four kills out of a possible six, one each with the second barrel. The shoot off was won by Mr Roughead. Altogether fifteen shooters toed the mark, and a very enjoyable time was spent. Afternoon tea was kindly pro vided by Mr and Mrs Erlandson, which was very much appreciated by the members. The freight rates on American railways are the lowest in the world. For Chronic Cheat Complainta, Woods' Great Peppermint Cure, 1b 6d. The border railway between Finlay and...
GREATER THAN GOLD Published by arrangement with Ward, Lock and Co., London & Melbourne. All Rights Reserved. CHAPTER X. [Newspaper Article] — Toora and Welshpool Ensign and South Gippsland Observer — 22 May 1914
GREATER THAN GOLD By L. T. MEADE, Author of "The Soul of Margaret Rand," etc. Published by arrangement with Ward, Lock and Co., London & Melbourne. All Rights Reserved. CHAPTER X. Those of us who have not been pre sented at Court know all about it, in a few cases, from our friends, but for the most part from newspapers and weekly-periodicals. Sheila Danver's debut differed from that of other girls in two respects. In the first place, the extreme simplicity of her dress—which, notwithstanding the Court train and feathers, was made precisely after the Duchess of Tewkesbury's direction—was remark able, and, in the second, she wore the most magnificent pearls of any debu tante and looked, neverthelss, almost like a child. The whole affair went off with the usual eclat, or perhaps one may say, want of eclat. The Duchess of Tewkesbury, who was a particular friend of Her Majesty's, surveyed Sheila as she entered her presence, and, without a moment's hesitation, removed the brooch w...
Great Southern A. and P. Society. [Newspaper Article] — Toora and Welshpool Ensign and South Gippsland Observer — 22 May 1914
Great Southern A. and P. Society. A meeting of the committee of the above society took piaco on Wednes day, 13th ina't., whin the following attended :—Messrs Jaa. Al'an (presi dent), M. Leh.n, T. S. Oram, A. M'Knight, W. R. Jackson, E. B. Skinner, R. 13. M'Lennan, H A. H. Newman, H. M'Donald, Jas. M'Uiidt* and sece ary (D. W. Wilton). Minutes of the previous meeting were confirmed on the moiion of Messrs Uram and M'Donald. C iRRKSPO.VDKNCK. Mr C. Winchester wrote asking committee to give further considera tion to his request to mine under the recroation reserve, and stipulating further conditions as follows :—(1) Blocking out not to exceed 25 feet. (2) Distance from grand s'and to be 150 feet and from any other buildings 100 feet latterly. (3) Society to have the right ;>f inspection by committee or agent at all times and the company to supply their working plan if re quested. Chamber of Agriculture, asking for any subjects the eociety may have to bring b-fore the convention to b...
REAL EQUALITY. [Newspaper Article] — Toora and Welshpool Ensign and South Gippsland Observer — 22 May 1914
REAL EQUALITY. The wooing had progressed splen didly. It had even progressed to a point whore she had been won—that is, ostensibly won. If she proved to be a truthful girl, she would in time be his wife. If she were not'truthful —well, no man wants a wife who is not truthful. That's the way some men console themselves when they fail to marry. But she seemed to be truthful, and as he drew Uer closer to him he whis pered: "And when we are married, dearest, we will have the happiest home in all the wide, wide world!" "Yes, George," she replied. "There can never be a harsh word in our homo." 'No, George." "And when I come home tired and worn out with work at the office and the worries of business, you'll be kind to me?" "Y-e-s, George." "I knew you would. You'll soothe me and put me in better humor?" "v'-e-s; but, I say, George!" . "Yes, dearest." "Why shouldn't you do a little of this yourself?" "Why, darling " "Yes, that's all right. But to come right down to business, as papa says, w...