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Postal Information. AUSTRALIA & TASMANIA. LETTERS. [Newspaper Article] — Toora and Welshpool Ensign and South Gippsland Observer — 29 May 1914
Postal Information. AUSTRALIA & TASMANIA. LKTTKRg. a. d Within Commonwealth and . all places in British Bm pire, per W ounm ... 0 1 Bach additional ... 0 1 POST CABDB. Within Commonwealth and all places in British Em pire, single, eaoh ... 0 1 Reply, eaoh half 0 1 To all other places, single... Reply oards 0 3 HIW8PAPIRS. Within Commonwealth and New Zealand, for ev«ry newspaper, up to 10o». Newspapers printed outside the Commonwealth are aubjoot to maga zine rates of postage. United Kingdom—Not ex ceeding Soz., eaoh news paper ... ... 0 1 Eaoh additional Soz. ... OH For transmission wholly by Bea per Orient and P. and O- steamers, 16oz ... 0 1 Other places, not exeMding 4ors. 0 1 Eaoh additional 2oz. ... O^i BOOKS. Within the Commonwealth, or books urinted in Aus tralia, par 8o«a. or part OH Printed outside Australia, per 4o»s., or part thereof OH To New Zealand, per 4ois. 0 1 To all other places, per 2o«. 0 i OATALOaUKS. Wholly printed in Australia for delivery in the Oom m...
Leongatha Co-operative Society. [Newspaper Article] — Toora and Welshpool Ensign and South Gippsland Observer — 29 May 1914
Leongatha Co-operative Society. The annual meeting of share holders of the society was held on Saturday afternoon, the chairman of directors (Mr D. D. Gibson) pre siding. On the motion of Messrs Reilly and Allison, the minutes of the last general meeting were confirmed. The report and balance sheet, as circulated, were taken as read, the following being a copy DIRECTORS' REPORT. Your directors have pleasure in submitting for your approval the duly audited balance abeet and report and statment of accounts for the half-year ending February 28, 1914, and desire to congratu late the shareholders on the suc cess of the past half-year's trad ing. Sales—During this period goods were sold to the value of £7826 10s 7d., showing a gross profit of £1446 lis 3d. Although goods have been sold on a fine margin there is a net profit" of £429 10s 3d. This profit the dir ectors recommend to be allotted as follows:—Depreciation plant and buildings, £61 10s ; bad debts, £51 6s; and with balance brough...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Toora and Welshpool Ensign and South Gippsland Observer — 29 May 1914
Friday, June 19th, 1914, R 0 g It a M JI e Handicap Uxdhuhand Ciioi', 4 ft. girth, of £10 1st prize £8, 2nd prize £2; noin. 5s, a'ec. 3s. " Handicap Standing Foot Block, of £5. 1st prize 2nd prize £1 : nom, 3s, ace. Is. " Mr J. Cowell, North Devon, iiandi capper. Stopping the Chain. Tossing the Sheaf. Throwing at Wicket. Kicking the Football. Numerous other events. UKFHUSlIMK.VrS on ground, To be held by tin miners at TIN MINE HALL, TOOltA, Nominations for wood clions close ivit.li the Secretary oil 1 Oth Juno. Last two yoars' performances to accom pany nominations, and it 110110 in tliat ;ime the lust three. All onirics must bo accompanied by nomination fees otherwise will not be accepted- The winner of any event must be prepared to sign a declaration when called upon. BALL AT NIGHT. Good Music. First Class Floor. Gents. :ls. Ladies Free. E. Walters, N. Wood, Joint. Sees. AUSTRALIAN NATIVES ASSOCI ATION TOORA BRANCH, EXT Fortnightly Meeting, Mon day. Julie 1st. E. Noui,u, President...
MOUNT BEST. [Newspaper Article] — Toora and Welshpool Ensign and South Gippsland Observer — 29 May 1914
MOUNT BEST. Empiro Day was oelobrated here in a very satisfactory manner on Friday last. The weather conditions wore ideal, consequently the parents turned up in full force. The custoi'iary pro gramme was gone through in tho morning and the afternoon was de voted to games, races, etc. The par ents supplied an abundance of refresh ments, fruit and money for prizes for the races, which were conducted on Mr McCracken's place. After tea an adjournment was made to the hall, where the children further enjoyed themselves with games and dancing until eight o'clock, after which the elder ones had a mortgage on the iloor until 2 a.m.
Co-operation. STOCK SELLING AND INSURANCE. [Newspaper Article] — Toora and Welshpool Ensign and South Gippsland Observer — 29 May 1914
Co-operation. STOCK. SELLING AND INSURANCE. In the lodge room of tbe Leon gatha Mechanics' Hal! on Tfaurs-I day afternoon last, Mr A. W. Wilson, of the Gippslaad and Northern Selling Company, ad dressed a well-atteaded roeet;ng of those interested in the subject of co-opera tive stock selling and insurance. Mr Wilson was ac companied by Mr Pieter Blom, a man of much experience at Newmarket, who lent the weight of his influence in impressing upon those present the enticing prospects that lie before this latest proposed extension of the Selling Company's business. Mr E. Watson occupied the chair, and introduced the. speakers. THE GIPPSLAND COMPANY'S SUCCESS. Mr-Wilson, in opening, gave a hasty sketch of the history of the co-operative movement both at Home and here in Australia, in which the wonderful development and success of these profit sharing concerns were held forth as examples. Mr Wilson, who was received with applause, showed how the Co-operative Butter Factories Association ...
Dairies and Disease. HOW THE MILK SUPPLY IS AFFECTED. [Newspaper Article] — Toora and Welshpool Ensign and South Gippsland Observer — 29 May 1914
>11 I I "I Dairies and Disease. HOW the; milk. supply -is Affected. The following article, as appeared in the " Age " on Thursday last, will no doubt prove interesting to our dairymen " Many a ,cm of crcam lias been spoiled by tho penn'orth of cream obtainod from some cow afl'ictid with a passing ailment," was the Btatement mide by Mr W. A. N. Kobertson, Chief Veterinary Officer of Victoria, ;in his address to the juembers of the twenty/Ist annual conference of the AustraLis-im Butter Managers' Association in Melbourne on (ho 21st inst. Mr J. Keogh, the president, was in the chair, and a largo number of those interested at tended. Mr Robertson's address dealt with Tho Ailments of Daily Cattle Affecting Milk and Ore am Supply, and in his opening remarks he emphasised the importance of the Study of theso ailments to the farmer, since buth the quality aDtl the quant ity of the milk were affected by the ailments of cat tie. In nearly all caseB of simple fever, for instance, tho quant...
DISTRICT NEWS. Boolarong. [Newspaper Article] — Toora and Welshpool Ensign and South Gippsland Observer — 29 May 1914
DISTRICT NEWS. (From our Own Correspondents). Boolarongr Empire day wag celebrated hertf Oif Friday last, the event taking the forn/ of a basket picnic, at which between' 50 and 60 attended. Games; etc.j were indulged in till about 5 p.m. After everybody had thoroughly en joyed the day's outing and satisfied' themselves at having carried out their share of loyalty in respect Of that' particular day, tlidy turned home ward. Fencing wire, Ko. 8 galvanised, 12/9' per coil, for' this month only at \V. W iilanton'ff.
EMPIRE DAY. TOORA. [Newspaper Article] — Toora and Welshpool Ensign and South Gippsland Observer — 29 May 1914
EMPIRE DAY. TOOR.V. "North and East of Leuwin lights, Deep in the morning glow, And southward by the island heights Where Derwent waters flow ; Across the stormy thousand miles To New Zealand's pealcs of snow ; The Homeland calls them to their shrine— Folk we may not forget ; So pledge them deep in the red South wine And chant the canzonet— Our own folk, our own folic, Blooded of whites, though tanned ; Our own folk, our own folk, Folk of our own Southland." The above words of Emerson are appropriate at this particular tiuie of the year, when we, in Australia, take occasion to celebrate the birthday of the late Queon Victoria, in whose honot the Dritish nation founded Em pire Day. There is nothing stirs up the inward emotions of a citizen, if lie be a loyal citizen, moro than a patri otic demonstration, arid empire day fittingly serves an opportunity of annually showing our loyalty to the 'empire to which wo fortunasely be long A .reeling of true patriotism pruvc.'l.'il ihoigliout A...
ALBERTON-SALE LINE. RAILWAYS STANDING COMMITTEE TAKE EVIDENCE. FIRST WEEK IN JUNE. [Newspaper Article] — Toora and Welshpool Ensign and South Gippsland Observer — 29 May 1914
ALBERTQN-SALE LINE. RAILWAYS STANDING COMMITTEE TAKE EVIDENCE. FIRST WEEK IN JUNE. Mr J. W. McLachlan, M.L.A., re ceived word last Thursday that the Railways Standing Committee will visit Prospectand Darriman on Tuesday, June 2nd, to take evidence. On Wednesday, June 3rd, they will go to Dutson, Longford andStradbroke. On Thursday morning they will be . at Woodside, leaving for Yarram in the afternoon. On Friday morning, at 9.30, they will take evidence at the Yarram council chambers. This will enable any witnesses from Toora or Welsh pool to return to those towns on Fri day.
Church Services. SUNDAY, MAY 31. [Newspaper Article] — Toora and Welshpool Ensign and South Gippsland Observer — 29 May 1914
Church Services. Sunday, May 31. Methodist Cmrucn.—FosLor IX and I 7, Won&lt;;a Wonga 2.30, Huddle Range 2-30, Kish Creek 2.30, Buli'alo 2.30. ' Presbytmiiax CuuKcn—Ames's Track i 2.30, Foster 7- . Church of England. — Binginwarri II, WoornrrA E»st 2.30. Toora 7, Welsh pool 11, Toora 2.30, Foster 7. Support the " Ensign" a paper that gives you a special supplement con taining' a full report of the Alberton shire council and other news from the Yarraui district. This paper also gives several columns of news on its fourth page every issue from Leongatha and other plaoes along the line.
THE VALUE OF MONEY. [Newspaper Article] — Toora and Welshpool Ensign and South Gippsland Observer — 5 June 1914
THE VALUE OF MONEY. Someone lias said, "Money does not make the man; but things are apt to he much more comfortable when the man makes money." We read of misers who love money just for the pleasure it gives them to hoard it, to handle it, and to count it over; but such cases are rare. Money is chiefly valued for what it can bring, and it seems foolish for a person to claim to care nothing for it. True, money alone cannot buy health, education, friends, t nd happi ness; but if rightly valued and used, it can help to give us all of these. Of course,, the environment, character, and habits of a person slmpe his views on all subjects. If one has seriously felt the need of money, and is obliged to work hard to obtain it, he will be much more likely to know its true value than the person to whom it has come without any effort of his own. It is said that women as a class do not know the value of money, and are prone to spend it foolishly. As Ear as my acquaintance goes, this is not true. C...
MARKET TRAIN FOSTER TO LEONGATHA. Next Date, Thurs., June II, [Newspaper Article] — Toora and Welshpool Ensign and South Gippsland Observer — 5 June 1914
MARKET TRAIN FOSTER TO LEONGATHA. Next Date, Tburs., June II, Up A.M. Foster (dep.) ... 9 Hoddle Range ... 9.19 Fish Creek ... 9.26 Boys 9.34 Buffalo . ... 9.40 Stony Creek ... 9.49 Meeniyan ... 9.54 Tarwin ... 10 Koonwarra ... 10.8 Leongatha (arr.) ... 10.30 Each year in the United States 40,000 workers are killed, two millions injured, and three mil lions ill from preventable causes. For the past ten months, export butter shows a falling-off of 884 tons.
WEANING THE FOAL. [Newspaper Article] — Toora and Welshpool Ensign and South Gippsland Observer — 5 June 1914
WEANING THE FOAL. The hardest thing to overcome in weaning foals is the actual loss of tho companionship of the mother; which causes the colt to worry arid fret. Horses are nervous animals, anil the colt, being deprived of his "best friend," often spends niuch time in running up and down his paddock or stall, neighing, pawing and whimp ering in a rain effort to find an es cape which may lead at least to com pany of his kind, if not of his mother: To take tl".2 place of his dam, the best passible substitute is another colt. Where a colt of the same age is not available, the use of a yearling ing arrangements are such that the yearling gets his share of the feed given. For the best results, it is ne cessary to keep the foal which is be ing weaned out of sight and hearing of the dam, as every time they see or hear each other only serves to pro long the period of fretting by reviving their memories. The main point in the weaning, all things considered, is feeding the colt. On no account...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Toora and Welshpool Ensign and South Gippsland Observer — 5 June 1914
D. W mm MAIN STREET, jFOSTER. Land Salesman Stoek, Estate, and General Commission Agent. Sworn Valuator. 1. and Selling a Speciality, D stricfc Agent for tlie famous Masscy Hairis Farm Implements. A GENT FOR—Royal Fire Insur once Coy., Notional Mutual i-.ife Assurance Coy., Mount Lyall Manures, Federal Milking Machine?, Melotte Separators. W. W. has a large metropolitan neetion and is in toucli with clients all over tho State. IP. DEVENBY GENERAL BLACKSMITH & WHEELWRIGHT. Junction of Main and Bridge Streets. Horses C arefully and Scientifically Shod General Blacksmithing of all descrip tions. Paling Knives and all kinds of Agricultural Implements made on tho premises. Tho Wood working Department has been considerably enlarged, and it is un der tho managemont of a first-clasi tradesman. Waggons, Drays, Spring Carts, and all kinds of wheelft righting work carried out promptly. All orders eiecuted in a thoroughly workmanlike manner and guaranteed to give satisfaction. UNDERTAKI...
TRICKING THE PORTERS. [Newspaper Article] — Toora and Welshpool Ensign and South Gippsland Observer — 5 June 1914
TRICKING THE PORTERS. As illustrating the unfounded com plaints whicli are sometimes made against railway servants, Sir. V/. I&lt;\ Jackson, tne general manager of the North British Railway Company, has been telling a good story, the facts of which, he said, were ascertained in the investigation of a complaint made by the principal actor. An old lady turned up at one of the Glasgow stations, and going up to a porter said: "I say, porter, can you tell me where I will get my train?" "Where are you going, madam?" lie asked. "What have you got to do with that? Can you tell me where I will get my train?" "But I cannot tell without " "Well, I'm not going to tell you where I'm going. I'll get someone else to help me." With that the old lady toddled far ther up the platform, and meeting an other porter propounded lier conun drum to lilm. "Where are you going, madam?" was his natural question. "Oh," she retorted, "you are just as Impertinent as your mate. I'm not go ing to tell you w...
A COMEDY O FERRORS. [Newspaper Article] — Toora and Welshpool Ensign and South Gippsland Observer — 5 June 1914
A COMEDY 0 FERRQRS. , | A remarkable story comes from Sey mour Gardens, Ilford. A gentleman and his wife occupying a villa decided to leave home for two or three days, and asked a neighbour to "keep or eye" on tho place. The vigilanl neighbour, acting upon his instruc tions, the same night observed a lighi in a bedroom of tne presumably unoc cupied house, and saw the light extin guished. Accompanied by a police man, the neighbour made a forcible entrance through the scullery window, and quietly the two men made theii way to the bedroom. The light o) the constable's bull's-eye disclosed th» head of a' man. in bed, and the con stable promptly drew his truncheon. As promptly the occupant of the be&lt;? sprang out and a desperate struggle began. Simultaneously a lady dashed across the room shrieking, threw, open the window, olambered out, and in net night attire began at considerable peril to work her way around the bay.. A second oonstable, passing at the mo ment, hastily concl...
THE HOUSEHOLD. THE USE OF THE RAISIN. [Newspaper Article] — Toora and Welshpool Ensign and South Gippsland Observer — 5 June 1914
the household. THE USE OF THE RAISIN. The dried fruits, such as raisins, dates, figs, currants, etc., are not only delicious to the taste, but are also among- the most nutritive of foods, in the past these fruits have been too little known outside of rich fruit cakes and mincemeat; consequently their whoiesomeness has not been adequately appreciated. They may be used to advantage in many other ways. . Fruit Bread.—Fruit bread is becom ing very popular. When making bread, reserve a part of the dough, to which add some well-washed currants or seeded raisins, a little sugar and butler, and raise and bake the same as the plain bread. Currant Loaf.—Take two cupfuls of bread dough, one egg, half a cupful of sugar, half a teaspoonful of salt, two lablespoonfuls of butter, one tea spoonful of flavoring or spice, one rounded teaspoonful of baking-powder and one cupful of well-flour currants. Beat the other ingredients together, until you can see no streaks of dough, before adding the lruit; ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Toora and Welshpool Ensign and South Gippsland Observer — 5 June 1914
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A Witty Woman. [Newspaper Article] — Toora and Welshpool Ensign and South Gippsland Observer — 5 June 1914
A Witty Woman. Some stories told about Mrs. Wel don, the celebrated "Modern Portia," who recently passed away, indicate' what a clever womau Glib was. She once set the court laughing ow ing to her replies to counsel. "You are Mrs. tieorgiaua Weldon?" she was asked. "No, I am not!" came the prompt reply. "But surely you are the wife of Mr. Weldon?" "Yes, I am." Finally she enlightened the barris ter, who had come near to losing his temper, that her name was Georgina, not Georgiana. "Why couldn't you have said thaL at first?" he thundered. "Because, she answered, in her sweetest accents, "you never asked me!" On another occasion, in the Court of Appeal, she urged as one of the grounds of her complaint that the judge who had given the decision against her was too old to understand the case. The chief judge reminded her- that the last time she was there she complained that her case had been tried by a "bit of a boy" who could not do her justice. "What age do you want a judge to be?" he ...