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Rainfall. AT MIRBOO NORTH. [Newspaper Article] — Gippslander and Mirboo Times — 25 June 1914
Rainfall. AT MIRBOO NORTH. IQII January... 2.15 February 3.15 March ... 6.00 April . .. 3-35 May ... 6.58 June ... 7.32 July "... 3.62 August ... 2.20 September 4.99 October 2.56 November o,8o December ' 7.29 Total 50.01 1212 1913 1914 0.22 0.55. 2.25 0.91 x.oi 159 1.06 7.07 2^8. 4.17 2.37 4.11 3-33 4-79 4.79 3.52 2.86 1.72 2.20 1.90 3-35 S-8S 7-39 3-49 3-°5 396 ■3..20 6.52 3-49 1Q5 36.90 41.42 16.74
LIFEBOATS IN SUIT-CASES. [Newspaper Article] — Gippslander and Mirboo Times — 25 June 1914
LIFEBOATS IN SUIT-CASES. "Carry your own lifeboat" is the motto of an Italian inventor, Mr. G. Pipenjo, who has what is probably the most ambitious marine life-saving ap pliance on record. When not in use the apparatus is packed into what looks like a man's suit-case, measuring 24in. by 16in. by Sin., and weighing 201b. Whe-i disas ter is imminent, the passenger bungs the suit-case on deck, breaks the seal, and the apparatus opens out and be comes a small boat. If it is necessary to abanJoa the ship the passenger steps into his pri vate boat, closes the outer cover, and launches his craft by hurling himself overboard. Then, according to Mr. Piperno, the apparatus rights itself in the water, the top cover is thrown open, and .the occupant finds himself sitting in an absolutely unsinkable ship.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Gippslander and Mirboo Times — 25 June 1914
A MELBOURNE TRAMWAY OFFICER writes this teller. SVir. Charles Rock, of 42 Giaden-St., East Brunswick, who for 33 years has filled an important position in the SVIelfooyrne Tramway and O-B. Company, writes this letter, which other officials can confirm,, to ! This Isa Document of special interest to ail railway and tramway men. 42 Bladen Street, East Brunswick,. 2/4/12. C2,GMENTS TONIC LTD., "It was the end of December, 1911, that I caught cold and was laid up with pleurisy, which became very serious. The doctor thought it advisable to consult with another physioian regarding my illness. For three days MY TEMPERATURE WAS 104 DECREES. MY LIFE WAS DESPAIRED OF, BUT IT WAS THROUCH TAKING THE DOCTOR'S ADVICE THAT I AH IN THE LAND OF THE LIVING TO-DAY. K3 advised my wife to get CLEMENTS TONIC FOR Me. ' THERE WAS LIFE I .'J THAT MEDICINE.' I am convinced that when he said, 'Life in Clements Tonic,1 they were THE TRUEST WORDS HE EVER UTTERED. 1 am sura that I would have bsen ih my last rest...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Gippslander and Mirboo Times — 25 June 1914
When" About To Build Consult J. W. PRESC0TT, General CONTRACTOR, PAINTER, &c. The Services of First-Class Tradesmen Available. Work. Carried Out Expediously and Well at Lowest Rates. I Supply All Material for Building Purposes. Plans and Specifications Drawn Out. You can Save Time and Money by giving a Trial to a ninn with 20 years' Experience in the Building Trade. Estimates Free. Letters Promptly Attended To. Agent for London and Lancashire Fire Insurance Company. Business Notice,, A. L. Ogilvy&Co. Estate & Financial Agents BEG to thank their clients for past favors and trust by strict atten tion to all business to merit a continuance. Tliey desire to intimate that the Mirboo North Branch will in future be under the management of MR. WM., PICKERING, and that Mr Ogilvy will attend periodically as usual. All communications to Mirboo Nth. orNorwick Union Chambers, 34 Queen - ; Street, Melbourne, will receive prompt attention. A. L. OGILVY & CO. Miss Gr...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Gippslander and Mirboo Times — 25 June 1914
Concerning the New Model "VEGA" Wo arc- continually being asked how we can sell such a HIGH-CLASS SWEDISH SEPARATOR—an excellent skimmer, beautifully finish ed and mechanically per fect—at such an EX TREMELY LOW PRICE. The reason is obvious. Our organisation "carries no passengers"—every man on our staff is a worker and earns his money—and we can therefore afford to sell the "Vega" at a reasonable margin of profit. Besides which, up-to-date farmers and dairymen KNOW the "Vega," and we are selling them by hundreds. Smail profits, quick returns, and you get the "Vega" at these prices:— 12 Gal £3 15 0 2S Gal .. 7 0 0 55 Gal. 10 10 0 SO Gal 15 15 0 Write for particulars to Department C.P. Buckeye Harvester Co. 44-52 FRANCIS ST., MELBOURNE. Energetic Agents Wanted. A GOOD BUSINESS SUIT AT A REASONABLE PRICE MADE TO YOUR MEASURE. FOR 35/ Try on© ol these Suits and you will be agreeably surprised at their marvellous value —you have the pick of the largest variety in j Australia of Suitings...
Four Breath [Newspaper Article] — Gippslander and Mirboo Times — 25 June 1914
Foui Breath &lt; Tiicr - old . saying that "distanco ■ locus'-•.cricbantment" . was nc\ er more aptly to ilie point than when applied to those people whose breath is . laden with evil-smelling and offensive odours. Many persona appearv most attractive at a- dis tance, But' produce a feeling of pity 'and disgust when close to, because of the condition of their breath. For instance it makes little difference liow beautiful a woman may be, or how charming her manner, if iier breath is foul; her charm is | gone, and she is at a disadvantage j whenever she comes in contact with ; other people. Foul breath in wo man arouses in man a feeling of re pugnance and a desire to get out of the company of such a woman as quickly as possible, and even women will avoid her. It is, therefore, im portant for every woman who val ues her personal attractions to take tsuch care of herself that this un pleasant and unnecessary complaint •'is avoided or corrected. Men, wom en, and children who are ...
COLD IRON BITS FOR HORSES. [Newspaper Article] — Gippslander and Mirboo Times — 25 June 1914
COLD IRON BITS FOR HORSES. "An Experienced Horseman" in the "Kentucky Live Stock Record," re minds those who have the handling of horses of the cruelty of which they may be carelessly guilty:— "Let anyone who has the care of a horse these cold, frosty mornings, deliberately grasp in his hand a piece of iron; indeed, let him touch it to the tip of his tongue, and then let him thrust the bit into the mouth of the horse if he has the heart to do it. The horse is an animal of nervous organ isation. His mouth is formed of deli cate glands and -tissues. The temper ature of the blood is the same as in the human being, and, as in man, the mouth is the warmest part of the body. Imagine, we repeat, the irri tation that would be to the human, and, if not the same degree, still the suffering to the animal is very great. And it is not a momentary pain. Food is eaten with difficulty, and the irri tation repeated day oy day, causes loss of appetite and strength. Many j a horse has become worthless...
News and Notes [Newspaper Article] — Gippslander and Mirboo Times — 25 June 1914
News and Notes The Duke of Portland has offered to present the skeleton of that grand old Australian champion race horse, Carbine, to the Melbourne Museum, and all Australian sports men will be delighted i£ the offei is accepted. ' Carbine, as everyone should- know, was bred in Mew Zealand. Sir Martin Hannah, M.L.A., is a great enthusiast in timbers, and recently stave Jin order to Mr »T. L\ Jones, of M or well, for seven walking sticks, Mr Jones being an efficient expert at the art of carving. One ox these seven sticks was presented by Mr Hannah to Lord Dqjnnau, the dav prior to the latter's departure to the ' Old Country. Visitors who have had the opportunity-of inspect ing Mr Hannah's timber collection at°Parliament House have, almost without exception, remarked in a most- complimentary manner upon tlie results of Mr Jones's handiwork. The following paragraph appeared in ' one of our contemporaries . "On Monday last (King Georges natal day) King Sol shone extra brilliantly,'and, ...
Dumbalk Association. TARWIN v. DUMBALK [Newspaper Article] — Gippslander and Mirboo Times — 25 June 1914
Dumbalk Association. TARWIN v. DUMBALK The above match was played at Dumbalk on Saturday last. The weather was fine, and as a consequence there was a good attendance of specta tors. Owing to the late rains, the ground was in a very slippery condi tion. Each club had its best team 111 the field. B. Greaves captained the Tarwinites, whilst M'Neill did like duty for Dumbalk. On the bounce of the ball the Dumbalk men forced matters somewhat; and quickly registered firsiv goal. . There was then some even play; the ball being forced from side to side of the ground. The Tarwin men were not playing at their best, and. seemed to be only acting, on the defensive. The Dumbalk lads were going strong, and it was generally believed 'by their bar rackers that they would -'score a win. .This was easy.-to understand as they •were in the first half of the game no less than 2 goals in the lead. The "third quarter opened up in a veiy lively, fashion, as the Tarvvin men were only beginning.to show their...
Woorayl Shire Council Correspondence. [Newspaper Article] — Gippslander and Mirboo Times — 25 June 1914
Woorayl Shire Council Correspondence. M. H. Griggs, Hallston, stating that he would not grant the two roads (lead ing to quarry and the Warragui road) without compensation.* He wanted 7s 6d a week while the two roads are open. If these terms were not satis factory, he would close the quarry.— Agreed to. From Secretary of the Main Roads Board, re works carried out on the Farmers' Road„at Knibbs' deviation, and stating that the Board ^had no recollection of having authorised the work referred to, and cannot legally as sume any responsibility for work carried out on a roadway before same was declared a main road under the Act.— Cr Mummery referred to a conversation with Mr Calder,. wherin it was agreed, that the Board-would'pay for the work. —Secretary to attend. v 5 , Same, ■■ ■ approving.- of deviation on Mardan road through allotment 112C. Received. - „ D. S. Campbell. Mardanf-re -devia tion through his. property near-: Love's bridge, asking -council to pay money, due to him at'the ...
Allambee Junior Association. [Newspaper Article] — Gippslander and Mirboo Times — 25 June 1914
Allambee Junior Association. These teams met 011 Saturday last for a second lime in the Association matches and Thorpdale—as before— proved to be too strong for the iocal lads. An early start was made and lor a while the Ramblers showed good form, but soon after the start their rover (Davis) received a kick, which disabled him for the rSst of the day. At half-time the scores were 8 points to i, in favor of Thorpdale. After the spell Thorpdale again took command, and showed their superiority over the locals. The final term was very .evenly conteeted, the Ramblers-having the better of. the play, but-no lack; : The players would 'not keep their places, and placed men were seen wandering about with the.ruck.".. 'The final scores were—Thorpdale, 1 goal 10 behinds: Ramblers, 2 behinds: , For the winners the best, were- Reene, - Gunn (2), Mon cur, Richardson and Backhouse, while for the Ramblers, Davs,-.E. iDyke, Dot) righ, Porter, Stubbs, Mayall (2), Ricar do and E. Love worked ,well. Mr ...
Mirboo North A.N.A. [Newspaper Article] — Gippslander and Mirboo Times — 25 June 1914
Mirboo North A.N.A. The ordinary fortnightly, meeting of the local A.N. A. was held on Monday night last, the President (Mr W. II. Stanton) occupying the chair. Two full benefit members were pro posed. The meeting decided to hold the boxing competition on the night of the grand final of the Junior Football Association, which will be on-Satur day, July 11. All who intend com peting are requested to send in their names to the secretary as'early as pos sible. The syllabus for next meeting will be a rope quoit tournament. ' v _ The following shot in connection with the. shoot for the President's medal :— . • E. Brown ..." 23 " A. Potter^ ... 21. P. O'Malley 23 T. Verdon ... 20 M. Canty ... 22 F.-Gilfedder 18 E.Dunbar... 21 H. Verdon... 14 W. Stanton 21 TI. Dyke ... 14
NEVER WITHOUT THEM. [Newspaper Article] — Gippslander and Mirboo Times — 25 June 1914
NEVER WITHOUT THEM. "For years I suffered with indigestion and constipation," sa.vs Mr W. P. Dunstan,- Men zies, W.A. "I tried dozens of medicines, but obtained no relief. Hearing my customers speak so highly of Chamberlain's Tablets I Rave them a trial. After only a few closes my health was greatly improved and after a course I was completely relieved of both complaints." Sold by BucklamlBros.
RESULT OF MATCHES. [Newspaper Article] — Gippslander and Mirboo Times — 25 June 1914
.RESULT OF MATCHES. Played Won Jbost jftmila Mirboo North .. . 6 G 0 24 Yinnar ... . 5 3 2 12 Hazelwood . 6 3 3 12 Morwell • , G 2 4 . a Boolarra . 6 0 6 0 In the nboro list, tlio Association look a match from Yinnnr for playing a man who was refused a permit and awarded it to Mir boo North. . . Scored For Scored Against Goals Blids Points OU" Bda FU Mirboo 50 87 387 12 18 90 Yinnar 35 61 271 13 27 105 ITazolwood 14 23 107 19 47 161 Morwell 45 43 318 33 G2 2 GO Boolarra 7 18 60 74 83 527
Billiards [Newspaper Article] — Gippslander and Mirboo Times — 25 June 1914
Billiards The following games have been played in connection with the Bil liard Club tournament (two defeats before put out) : — F. Burton boat Pickery by 53 II. Vertlon beat Pic'.-'ring by 38 T. Yerdon beat Lyo ' by 21 Green beat Price by -1. Gratton beat Nicholas hy 61 Hipwell beat Mess by 23 Prescott beat Stuart, senr., by G3 Marshall beat Stuart, junr., by 58 Sbcoxd Round Lyons beat Dockery by 22 Price beat Pickering by 52 Burton boat T. Yerdon by 16 II. Verdon beat Green by 4-i Stuart, senr., beat Mess by G Hipwell be it Prescott by 2 Marshall beat Burton by 1(5 Nicholas gave Stuart, jr., walkover Third Round Lyons beat Stuart, junr., by 4.0 II. Yerdon beat 1'urton by 3 Marshall beat Hipwell by 20. ' Green beat Prescott by 8. Two defeats—Dockery, Pickering. Nicholas, Burton, Stuart, junr. and Prescott. ooo On Monday night ne.xfc a team of ; about half-a-dozen billiard players from &lt; the local club room will journey to ' Bool arm, for the purpose of playing a ' match ...
Football. Morwell Association. WIRBOO BEATS MORWELL. 69 Points to 12. [Newspaper Article] — Gippslander and Mirboo Times — 25 June 1914
Football. • Morwell Association. WIRBOO BEATS \i ORWELL 69 Points to 12. '• •- Sluhoo j.jurtu v'.i-.i by specbl iraiii to Morwell- on Saturday last. The day ••being-a - beautiful -one, ihi?. masch was attended by a good crowd. Much in-, lerest was.inken in the contest, the gen v cral.-.opinion being cat thete,would not ■be,nuicli difference in the scores when the;final gong was sounded. Mirboo made no-secret.bf the fact thru theyex •pecii d !o go under. They were of the •opinion as .Morwell were only beaten -a fortnight previous by 7 points , by | "Yinnar oivthe. Iatter's ground, that-ion their own ground they would be too ■ -.good for'Mirboo, especially as Mirboo had to drop some of their regular men to let others qualify for the finals.; The rule compelling players to take part in four matches to make them eligible to play in the finals seems to us to be an J absurd one. Surely such a rule is not needed to prevent " ringing in '' men, as the rules provide that players must be in t...