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The Premier's Policy Speech. [Newspaper Article] — Foster Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 19 November 1914
The Premier's Policy Speech. The Premier's speech at (Jreswick should rally the Liberal forces, which the excitement caused by the declaration of war disorganised. Unhappily there is little reason to predict an immediate end of the struggle, but aB a community we are in a saner mood than we were, have learned that, though great battles are in progress and our civilisation is at stake, the day's work must be done that the ''billy may boil" and the children may be fed. To electors realising the new conditions brought about by war and drought, Sir Alexander Pea cock made rousing appeal. Never was it eo vitally important as now that the very most should be made of our national resources, and as Parliament must play a big part in the making or marring of Victoria, all that goes to the securing of satisfactory representation concerns us closely. Thus the Redistribution of Seats, so far from being an ab stract issue about which clever lads may talk in debating societies, is a ; practiejil ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Foster Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 19 November 1914
A Bare Chance Dairy Farm on Easy Terms off is ilie Lin;i■ io buy, and i_N our with :i liule capital can pick up something that a few years hencc will return a fortune. 1LV.I iieivs 0 roods, IS perches, or thereabouts, Crown Allotment 511), parish of Hin^iiiwarri, lease hold, is offered on easy terms. This well cleared properly is sub divided into en;!u paddocks, orchard of It) trees, inideriround dairy, four stall Kheii, separator room, foiir ruomiil uweUini'. The whole pro|;» :iy I.a. in >-ii i-l-.tr nd ami mjwh down wilh Knijlish grasses. An Ideal Dairy Fm'iii. Full particulars from— I.X.L., c/o "Standurd," Yitrram. THE UP-TO-DATE BAKERY. \\T 1\T I LVV vn\; 11 j j.i i .1 ji j. i „ i *' j\ FOSTER The Best of Bread and Small Goods always a va ilable. FRUIT AND VEGETABLES IN GREAT VARITY. All Weddings, lianquet.s and I'icnic Put ties entered for. All orders receive prompt attention. CONFECTIONERY OF ALL DESCRIPTIONS ON HAND. ■ BARRLSJFR and SOUC! 1OK,' &lt;'&lt;.&a...
Boolarong. [Newspaper Article] — Foster Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 19 November 1914
. Boolaroner-; A public meeting was held here on Saturday evening, the 14th inst., for the purpose of making an at tempt to have the Fostcr-Gunyah Junction mail service Increased to three times weekly. Mr. C. Schmidt was voted to the chair. A letter from Mr. Smith, of Wonga, was; re ceived statint; that they wen; holding a meeting at Wonga. lo discuss the j mailer. Tim postal department has promised to increase the service a:; desired provided £ 1 f> is sub scribed to make good the estimated deficiency. Detween In and :Mi families and residents will f>&lt;• is&lt;■;it by the increased FcrvVe. Aller a brief discussion Mr. York move.!, Kfcomli'ii by Mr. \V. Schmidt, "that this meet ing 's anxious for a hotter mail and those present are prepared to pay their proportion o" estimated de ficiency, based 011 tin' number 01 families bclwi"'-ti Foster and (Jnjiyah
TOORA ELECTRIC LIGHT. New Scheme Proposed. FOSTER TO BE INCLUDED. BIG INDUSTRIAL PROPOSITION [Newspaper Article] — Foster Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 19 November 1914
TOORA ELECTRIC L^GHT. New Scheme Proposed. FOSTER TO HK INCLUDED. BIG INDUHTK1AL PROPOSITION The meeting called at Toorn on Friday nig'it last'to consider .the pre sent unstable position in regard to the Toora I.lectric Light Co. was largely attended, Jlr Jas. A Hun being elected to the chair. , In opening the meetinphe explained that u letter hud-been recei ved suiting' tlmt lho Nightingull Co. could' not continue to carry on-and included mi offer to dispose of-tlie plant at £870, tho terms being-w£'J70 cush nnd iJ-100 yearly - with - interest. Tcorn people lmd already lost a deal .of money in tho venture in. shares and owners of property had spent a good deal - in - in stalling the light... However, they ! could now embark on a new .proposi tion, as Mr Y.Crowley, of .Melbourne, was prepared to form a new company, and had come up to lay his suggestions before them that night: 'I hd'idea was to form a company of Melbourne and local . , shareholders and establish *, a water power pla...
SOUTH GPIPSLAND SPORTS ASSOCIATION. [Newspaper Article] — Foster Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 19 November 1914
SOUTH GPIPSLAND SPORTS ASSOCIATION. Th's association, which is destined to govern sports meetings in this province for many years to come, is uow tirmly established. • Utiles have been drawn up and adopted, and it now remains for sports committees to recognise the association in every way. ' When ' issuing programmes, the words "under the auspices of the South Gippsland Sports Association" is a guarantee of good faith on the part of the committee, and an indica tion that the public may have every confidence lu the meeting. Breaking away from the League affords protection to the numerous local peds., who can now enter .for sports with every confidence. Not that anything wrong -was. meant by the League liandicappcr, but local knowledge was lacking. District runners, who perhaps have not the time to so thoroughly train', as do professionals, .will henceforth meet with encouragement, and get what all sports look for—"a' fair .deal." Crook performances, should such' happen* will " he dea...
Hedley. [Newspaper Article] — Foster Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 19 November 1914
Hedley. (From our own Correspondent.) The concert in aid of the Red Cross Fund held here on Wednesday night, 4th inst.p was a pronounced success. A sum of £15 Gs was cleared, making: a total for patriotic purposes of £3G for this little dis trict. The night was not one of the best, being sultry, but still the liall .was full, and the singers gave a good account of themselves. Cap tain Olden, the area officer for the district, was present, and in a con cise speech painted a vivid .picture ■ of the suffering of the wounded. After this a collection was taken- up on the Union Jack. Most people were caught on the hop, . but the amount collected was £2 10s 9d. I Stranga to Kay there was a small Germau coin in the collection. Tlie amateurs assisting with the pro gramme were:— Mesdamea- McLay, Warren, Dunne, Pauline, Dyall, Misses Paragreen, Hodgson, Blanc, McPherson, Captain Olden, Messrs Christie, Nowson, Rainer, A. Para green, Master, Dunne und-the school children. Dance music, was playe...
Bennison [Newspaper Article] — Foster Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 19 November 1914
Bennison » The swimming' pool at the local school is being fenced in and grass being planted on the banks, and the school playground •. is also • being ploughed up and levelled for the pur pose of planting. grass:seed. ' _ ' Tl>e patriotic-concert lias been post poned until after Xnms owing todifli ■ culty .in organising same at tliis par ticular time of the year; • . A splendid photo of the Bennison swimming pool appeared in the last issue of the " Winner."
South Gippsland Hospital Association. [Newspaper Article] — Foster Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 19 November 1914
South Gippsland Hospital Association. The annual meeting'or subscribers to tiio above in.'.tituliou Look place on Wednesday night, 12th Inst., there being present:—Messrs 10. 1!. Skinner (chair), Dr. Wilson, .J. if. Shaw, R. 13. McLennan, H. V.. Hodg son, A. H. Smith, W. Cross, U..I£ller man, J. F!rth, and the secretary (K. W. Every). The minutes of the previous an nual meeting having bean confirmed, the secretary submitted the commit tee's report, and a.statement of re ceipts and expenditure as follows:— I Receipts (all sources) £G4 15s. 9d, expenditure—maintenance . £45 \.14b' 3d, administration .£4 Os 8d. This was. received and adopted on the mo tion of Messrs Hodgson and Mclieu nan. Klectlon of Committee. The . following gentlemen were electod a committee, as result of a ballot taken:-—Messrs E. B. Skinner, R. B. McLennan, G.-Ellerman, D..W. Wltton, P. W. Every, J. H. Shaw, H. C. Hodgson, A. H. Smith and A. E. Dickson? " Hospital Benefits. Mr. Conder speaking in connection with ...
Church Services SUNDAY, NOV. 22. [Newspaper Article] — Foster Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 19 November 1914
Churoh Sorvicos - -- Sunday, Nov. 2ii. Mkthodist Ciiuhch. — Foster 11 :m&lt;l 7.30, Foster Nor.ih U.ISO, \Vm>nnT.i II, llo.Ullu Kiui^o 2„'!0. T"orn ilif-triot — Tn:>rii 7.-'! \ \V..nr;irr;i - :!&lt;>, Silc. ok's 11, Tin iMine-t 'J.'I'V lijwt'n I'bksiiytkhj.in Ciiriirri — Tuora 11, liingiiiwavri '2.I5U, \\ iflshjHjnl T.'t". CiliTRim of Eniii.and — HtxliiUinson 11, Ariil's 2 .'50, Tooni 7'. HO, l!cmlwon&lt;; 11, NVijor.-tvru West 2.30, Fustui- 7.30.
MEETING AT FOSTER. [Newspaper Article] — Foster Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 19 November 1914
MEETING AT FOSTER. The above sub-committee, accompanied by Mr Crowley, visited Foster on Satur day. where an informal meeting was hold and the schemo, an laid before the meet ing at Tooru, was explained by Mr Crow lev. Mr McDonald thought it would bo of no use trying to get people to take up shares who would not use tho light and with Mr Jackson desired to know how peoplo living oil' tho road would stand in regard to putting in the light. Mr Crowley said lie generally made arrangements with the municipalities and thought that could be done here. The oomnany would not undertako to do any house inst illation. A man would have to he employed for that work for which tho company would grant a permit. Other matters j-iinilat t>) what w.ae dealt with at 1'i.ora were mentioned and the meet ing ad juiiined.
WHY ANIMALS ARE BUILT AS THEY ARE. [Newspaper Article] — Foster Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 19 November 1914
WHY ANIMALS ARE BUILT AS THEY ARE. When you pull on a pair of kid gloves, h;i.s it ever occurred to von to vender why the skin of a you. g gout should m,ike ll c most peneel of 1'-uitci coverings, ligiit, warm, pliable and, i.bove all, tough? The thins is simple enough if you ( mie io consider the history of the goat tribe. They were always the pariahs of the herb-eating creatures, lining neither as .swift as the ante lopes, nor as powerful as the buffalo, they wore driven out of th&lt;- rich low lands by the carnivores, and forced to ily iiuo tin; thickeis which coat i';i" mountainsides below the snow line. There they found food and shel ter. Hut browsing ;!11!o11 g such stilt and close-set shrubs, any thin-skin ned animal would soon become one mass of sores and wounds. So gra dually the skin of the goat toughened until ilie crea iire was able to force ;i.- way through unyielding scrub v. ithout injury either to coat or skin. That is why goatskin makes such per o et leather...
DISTRICT NEWS. Port Franklin. [Newspaper Article] — Foster Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 19 November 1914
DISTRICT NEWS. (From ritir Own CoiTespoiidenU). Port Franklin. Tlic adjourned nicotine of the sports eoimnitteo was hold on Saturday Inst ,\vhen the election of otlieers took place us. follows :—President. Hon. Tlios. Livingston ; vice president's, Messrs. J. i3al;er, A. Peterson, P. Martin, I&lt;\ 1 Jones and W. Clemson ; secretary, Mr cW.-.'T. West; treasurer; A1 r. J. Miles ; I committee—Messsrs. G. Roberts, 10. I Cripps, 11. Truscott, Ooidon Avery, A.•''Peterson,' J. Miles, T. Cripps, L. Matson, T Jolinson,sen., II. Eerp, G. West,- .7. Baker, ]'\ Jhivtin, T Doran and "W. Pliiipot. The balance-sheet showed' receipts JI2G, expenditure. £127 (secretary's expenses not in cluded).* With n few minor alterations the programme ns> submitted by the secretary, was adopted. Ifc" was do cided to rail tenders for the refresh ment booth and sell the publican's booth -by Auction. After instructing the secretary to proceed uiih the ne cessary work to K0** tiio sports going, the meeti...
GIPPSLAND CO-OPERATIVE BACON CO. [Newspaper Article] — Foster Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 19 November 1914
GIPPSIiAKD CO.-Oi'KK ATI1"B ItACOX CO. Sir,—I appreciate the efforts made by you to rouse shareholders by ur • ging them to wake up to the inter-' ests of tlier own company. 1 beg space, however, tc . give a short re sume, of my statements to the meet ing, as there are some inaccuracies in. your report, which 1 cnd them- , selves to in &lt; sun dors tan dinjj. You place the credit of our company on j a much lower plane than I did, when you suggest the auctioneers' well known formula to describe it. I Informed the meeting that the two thirds . advancewhich our co:mamy had been paying to suppliers must now cease. . The advance had been mado possible by an advance against. stocks from the Gippsland and Northern Selling Co.,. and this ad vance was to be withdrawn at an early date. . To show that. the Gippsland and Northern Co. did not w'thdraw it, owing to the deprecia tion of our security, I read llvi let ter- of . our" secretary to myself, in: forming me that these advances we...
THE EYES OF KITCHENER [Newspaper Article] — Foster Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 19 November 1914
THE EYES OF KITCHENER (Hy O. Henry, in "Kvorybotly's Journal.") Dulcie worked in a department store. She sold Hamburg edging, or china dogs, or automobiles, or other little trinkets such as they keep in department stores. Of what she earn ed, Dulcie received .six dollars per week. The remainder was credited to somebody else's account in the ledger kept by the Recording Bookkeeper. One afternoon at. six, when Dulcie was sticking her hatpin within an eighth of an inch of her medulla ob longata, she said to her chum, Sadie: "Say, Sade, 1 made a date for dinner this evening with l'iggy." "You never did!" exclaimed Sadie admiringly. "Well, ain't you the lucky one? Piggy's an awful swell; and he always takes a girl to swell places, lie took Blanche up to the Hoffman House one evening, where they have swell music, and you .see a lot of swells. You'll have a swell time, Dulcie." Dulcie hurried homeward. Her eyes were shining, and her cheeks showed I the delicate pink of life's—real life's —...
FORGED FOR LOVE. [Newspaper Article] — Foster Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 19 November 1914
FORGED FOR LOVE. Tin- Inst liiink-uot-.! forgery was roniinittrwl for lovoV sake. Richard William \':iuiiii;>I). a solicitor's clerk, wished to marry hi.-, employer's One of the conditions im posed was that ho should produce a thousand pounds and £=&lt;• ttie half of it 111)011 his wife-to-be. lie took a month's leave of absence, presumably to obtain the required money from Ills mother, but instead, spent the time in making an engraved impres sion of a £20 Bank of England note. With fifty of these sham notes, he presented himself at the appointed time, and the marriage arrangements were proceeded witl.. Unfortunately, he required some ready money, and put two of the false notes into circu lation. They were promptly chal lenged and Vaughan was arrested. What was to have been his wedding day he spent in the condemned cell, and he suffered the extreme penalty at Tyburn in April, 1758.
BRITAIN'S MINISTERING ANGELS. [Newspaper Article] — Foster Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 19 November 1914
BRITAIN'S MINISTERING ANGELS. In the time of peace (says "The Queen") it is difficult to realise that one's country is prepared for war. and there are people who are fond of de claring that England is not fully equipped in all the branches of her Army and Navy. The awful sudden ness with which this war has de scended upon us has put to the test all the services of the country, and they have not been found wanting. Throughout the whole day on August 4 there was one continuous stream of men and women passing through the portals of the Wat- Ofliee and of the Admiralty. Crowds stood about. 011 the pavement. in the hope of seeing and recognising any of the .Ministers, and many of the officials at . both oMice.s had not been to bed all night, nor had had time to get any food in the day. Vef they were calm and courteous, and answered all inquir ies promptly. -Men ami women offer ing their services were told exactly what procedure to follow, and other inquirers were given answers as far as ...
Gone to the Dogs. [Newspaper Article] — Foster Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 19 November 1914
Gone to the Dogs. liishop Turner, during a Methodist conference in Atlanta, told a story about a missionary bishop anions (he Kskimos. "This bishop," he said, "attended a synod, comiim south by sledges and canoe, a six weeks' journey. He was welcomed joyously, hut. when he rose to speak, he said his church had gone lo the dogs. " 'Yes. my dear brothers,' he wont 011, 'I had a church, a real church. last year. I had to build it to satisfy the i'.eal of my Kskimo converts. "'And what a church i built! There is no wood in my diocese, and so we used whales' ribs for rafters, anil wal rus hide for walls and roof. It was a good church; it held a congregation or "u. "'And all went well with our church till a famine came—then the hungry dogs turned to one night and ate it.'"
His Forte. [Newspaper Article] — Foster Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 19 November 1914
His Forte. The seven-year-old pride of the fam ily lwd concluded iiis recitation of "The boy stood on the burning deck," and the fond mother, turning to the unnerved visitor, remarked: "And I have been assured by really eminent judges, Mr. Jacks, that ho closely approaches the late Sir Henry Irving in dramatic style, without, how ever, any of that great actor's man nerisms." i am not surprised to hear it," assented the victimised one, with a strained smile. "Mabel, also," continued the matron, blandly indicating a six-year-old mite nt Maxell-haired precocity, "plays ex quisitely. Her rendering of 'Home. Sweet Home,' with variations, is not dissimilar in touch and feeling to l'adorcwski at his best-as you shall presently determine: while Egbert vender (get year slate and pencil ready, darling), :hough barely turned lour, draws engine.- and railway lines in a manner suggestive of Academy boners at no very distant future. They ail ha\e their l'ertes, you see! In fact., tnest people ii;...