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IN LESS THAN NO TIME. [Newspaper Article] — The Lilydale Express — 30 October 1914
IN LESS THAN NO TIME. The market house clock was stopped for repairs, and the wholesale fish dealers thought to have a lark out ot "Silly Geordie," who was standing near. Calling him to them, they challenged him to run round the mar ket buildings in one minute. The challenge was accepted. Geordio toed the line, and they pointed the time to him, just three minutes past, and on the word being given he set off. On airiving back they all looked up at the clock, which, of course, still pointed three past, and said, as if in surprise: "Why. Geordie, yo'l have done it in no tie.'' "Aye, so Aa heyv,' replied Geordie, "an' if Aa haddent stopped roond the corner to tie ma buvt lace, As oould hey done it in loIs!"
TURF TOPICS. [Newspaper Article] — The Lilydale Express — 30 October 1914
TURF TOPICS. (By "Flemington.") Now that we are in sight of "the day," it can with assurance be said that the troublous times being at present experienced will not "''knock the bottom out of the Melbourne Cup" to use the language of pessimists who aired the prediction when it was found that Bri tain would be involved in the war. True, we cannot in reason expect that the great racing carnival at Fleming ton will be quite as big a thing as usual, but it is certainly not going to be a failure by any means. So far the Derby situation remains unchanged. In connection with the classic three-year-old event people are still thinking of Woorak and Mountain Knight to the exclusion of all other can didates. Naxbery, one of those likely to oppose the Sydney cracks, next Sat urday, did all that was asked of him at Sadnown last week in good style, but the form, though indicating that the Positano colt is now himself again. was scarcely of the quality to entitle him to mention in the same breath a...
THE MASTER PASSION. CHAPTER XXIII. "AN ANGEL OR" [Newspaper Article] — The Lilydale Express — 30 October 1914
THE MASTER PASSION. CHAPTER XXIII. "AN ANGEL OR - "I have written my' answer, and::I' will sond no other," said Ida haughti ly, pointing to a square envelope on the mantelpiece, directed to Mrs. Saloe mons. "Look here,-Ida," said Duval' reso lutely, "you worry about every duty except your own. Instead of keeping your marriage-vows, you treat me like a dog. Do you think I have'no eyes to seen, no sense to guess? You were flirt ing with Beresford when I came in, and you can't deny it." "I can from the bottom of my heart. Do you know what I" was saying? That I wished he were a woman that I might treat him like -a sister." "A capital lead up to something ten. der. Be honest, and at least ILrespect you. As it is, I am beginning to despise you." "You shall never do that. You shall see that I am different to other women of the world.- Take me back into soci ety, place me in the midst of tempta tion and you shall confess that I know how to resist it. I should think it a disgrace, not. an ho...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Lilydale Express — 30 October 1914
E. A. isli l giTERTON' Central Cash Store YARRA GLEN, GIEETING To Our Customers and Friends. Wear here to stay. We are here to rugg a success. .-We like the country and the - people. We like- Our Busi nees, and strive to increase it by all honourable means. THE BEST GOODS and IRE LOW] PRICES - are what count. One Order Will Convince You. First-class Yalut in DRAPER OLOTHING BOOTS & SHOES IRONMONGERY CROOCKERY GROCERIES b rders Dpehvered all over the District Don't forget the Address: E. .ATHERTON 'IARRA GLEN I AINT FOR The National Cattle Food. of all kinds. Londoti and Lancashire Fire Insur ance Co. Age, Argus, Lilydale Express and all weekly papers. CAN SUPPLY A NYTHING. 1EL2P YOURl NE\\: APEIR. The greatclt: aid you: ? can. give our newspapl r is lb uar JOb RINTf ING, If vyou'do nol, ziy A: ble.t6 Ihe newslpapcr your cards, doigeaisr, o illheads, envclopes, and all busi ness printing to execute. The neows Plxr man wants it, and it Helps hiA to pay his printers for setting...
FOR WOMEN [Newspaper Article] — The Lilydale Express — 30 October 1914
'FOR WOMEN -4-- (By "A znbrosine.") It is interesting to the many women in Victoria who are now actively en gaged in the work of the newly-estab lished Red Cross Societies that the Bri tish Red Cross Society has shown rapid and splendid development in the last year, and is now fully prepared to carry out the work for which it was formed. Originally Red Cross Societies were only used in foreign service, but its scope his widehed,-;and now the Soci-. ety has two definite branches of work. The ohe is to be an auxiliary force to the Territorial Army, and the other the sending relief to foreign countries in the event of war. They would fill in the communicating lines in home de fence between the "front" and the base hospitals. It is said :with full assurance that the Army authorities have made arrangements to provide plenty of people, fully skilled in nurs ing, to go with aney expeditionary force that may be sent abroad. But these nurses must, of course, move with the Army wherever the b...
BILL THE ORATOR [Newspaper Article] — The Lilydale Express — 30 October 1914
BILL THE ORATOR. Many years ago Champ Clark was president of a little college m Ken tucky. He worked his way through the school, and finally became 'its head. In the school with him were three red-headed boys of the Mosely family. Thirty years afterward, at Lawton, in Oklahama, Clark was waiting at the hotel for a c6mmittee that was to escort him to a meeting. A tall man, with a red beard and a plug hat, came up to him and put forth his hand. "You don't know me, Mr. Speaker!' he said triumphantly. Clark looked up from his chair, vat he did not get up. "It's a mean advantage,"' he said, "after thirty years, to make me tell you right away which one of the three Mosely boys you are." The man, was astonished-so mfoh so that he took off his hat. "You're Bill," said the Speaker. "How did you know?" asked Bill. "By the motion you made when you took off your hat. You were the one who thought he'd be an orator." "That's right," said Bill. . "And what are you doing, Bill?". asked the Speaker....
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Lilydale Express — 30 October 1914
' LILYDALE _ CARRYING BUSINESS J. POYNER -LICENSED'. CARRIER. ALL TRAINS iET.. Ordcrs I,;,owptl3; :Attieidcdt Tl:o., T HAR11 GESj I[ 1 AT L: At Shortest Notice.: C, \ I llŽ . I ,,I j l, it 'i !ir . .JT, ' L tOI.. 0%. rpa na+ IuC:ti during- [TIe pat ,L S. haci as ,eIen very lib Oral indeed. - Also to intimate that de has purchased a very Fine Assortment of CONFECTIONERY. CONFECTIONERY. CONFECTIONERY. well worthy of insi'ection. The VEGETABLES,-and FRUIT are Good this week and CHEAP. . Wishing all Patrons the Compli 'ents of the Season.. BAKER & PASTRY COOK \\ish- l : atimatC to the Resi dents of LILYDALE and surround ing Districts that he is now carry ing c:n Business in MAIN ST., and e3-.?c , -by courtesy and strict a.t ?ention to businiss, to receive thie - tlre of public patronage& tha he erits. GROCERIES. A large stock to select from at Reasonable Prices. Give a call MAIN ST., LILYDALE. A. M. D. G. MOUNT Lillydale 1Collegee, LILYDALE., BOARDING =AND DAY- SCHOOL Th...
Tenders. [Newspaper Article] — The Lilydale Express — 30 October 1914
- Tenders. T here; ,ere no -less than- 31. :tenders fori installing. electric light--in 80 houises :at Ringwo?0d and Croydon: 'he priices- ranged froinm s. ?up to 25s. per point.'= Contratry to: th usual cus torm of. the Counicil, t:he lowcs,t tender, ats not. accepted; th6 electrical en giiicer 0onsidering thatt the-.work could Snot be done satisfactorily at such a low price. The tender of Messrs. Lawrence and Hansen was accepted, the price belng 17s. 2d. per point, con ditionally on British material being used throughout. The tender of R. Roonev for metal ling Mullum Road, Ringwood, was ac cepted at £301 2s. 6d., and that for earthwork on the same road of Knce and Hussey for £?352 Is.
YARRA GLEN [Newspaper Article] — The Lilydale Express — 30 October 1914
YARRA GLEN The anniversary -in connectio withthe Presbyterian Church wa held on the 4th and 5th of October. .The services on Sunday were con 'ducted by the Rev. Finlay Mc Queen, of Elsternwizk, a large number being present afternoon and evening. Or, Monday the tea and public meeting was held,. the weather being -perfect A very large number indeed atten ded.. The hall was. artistic Ily de corated'by ladies of the -committee, who also were responsible for the beautifully set and decorated tables. After tea was dispensed with the hall was rapidly cleared for the concert, but not nearly enouigh accommnoda tion was available for: the large nunm her present, several of whomihad to remain in the porches the whole of the evening. The programme was as follows :- Overture, Miss Drum mond;.song,"Hymns and Bells,"Miss Lee; song, "Thora," Miss Hughes; recitation, "How Rubienstein Played the Piano," Mr McNamara; * Ag, "The King is Coming," Miss John ston; violin sold, Mr H. Harvey, ac companied b...
Baths Caretaker's Report. [Newspaper Article] — The Lilydale Express — 30 October 1914
Baths Caretaker's Report.. Mr. Fred Benyan (caretaker of baths) .reported as --follows :--During the month I have cleaned the baths out; but I-am unable to obtain suf ficient `Water from the- stream, to fill, a:s the creek is silting up very badly froin: Main-street to the tannero,. - The willow tree .at .the.;.tanery is. -also ,blockin-g the-waiter. : Very .little' water conming. down ' tlfe-'sftreami.; : Some notices are requiired to be posted up at the baths enclosure forbidding persons from climbing over or. damaging the fences or buildings.-Cr. Hughes moved, Cr.- M'Ghee seconding, that baths caretaker be ifstructed to open baths at once, aid have obstructions in creek removed. Report of Inspection- of.North-Western Riding. Cr. M'Ghee read the report of .the inspection of roads made by Crs. Hughes, Town, arid himself, on 10th irnst. Starting from -Lilydale, they tra versed Bedford, Parfitt's, Edward, Coldstream, -and Victoria roads, hind found them all in very fair repair. It wa...
THE COSSACKS. [Newspaper Article] — The Lilydale Express — 30 October 1914
THE COSSACKS.: (By W. H. P. "larsdon.): "The ravens can devour;- the. Cos sacks.'? So ran':a-recently received cablegram. ; It was the i'eply given by a German officer to a request that' permission, niight be 'given to bury those killed during a frontier fight. The Words are: expressive of deep hat red commixed with a vienr of strong contempt. Much misconception exists as to whom the Cossacks really are. In -general, an idea prevails that they are a" rage, if hot of pariahs or thugs, theii at least a, horde of hireling mar auders . Each of which conclusions is very far from -the case. Succinctly put, they are a warlike, pastoral people, skilful as horsemen, inhabiting 'different parts of the Rus sian Empire, to the armies of wnicn they furnish valuable contingents of irregular cavalry: They are fred pea. sants, proud of their ancestry and of the name of Cossack. From the days of Burik, who found ed the Russian kingdom, just over 1000 years ago, the steppes of the lower Don and Dniep...
[?]OURNE LETTER [?] Special Correspondent) [Newspaper Article] — The Lilydale Express — 30 October 1914
URNS LETTER Correspondent) thre isa an awakening of ;, a regard to the enem hiour gates, and be-. ý being taken to guard "r real danger that lies Sf 0 any uncompromis ' . lo to a country that Stof warfare. After :i _ t jnost the allowances " iritish fair play, there that we are much too o. The basis of this act that everywhere e outspoken antagonism people of German de know" nothing of the sat spirit which im i t everyone as a friend a hirself otherwise and n of fatuous weak . a e with which these ", aneer and threaten is evidence of the confidence our easy-going tolerance. "eel a lively imagination Swould happen British Sho gave utterance to ritely milder than - those hear1 from Germans in ar. d f Last week in a hairdresser's shop a e State Legislature who o abovre that of the rank tebers delivered himself ' !h would ensure his being ~ hot -ithin a few hours talited that we are at war d is a grim gamnic in which t: i cannot be given away -. It is characteristic of "i_ takes a long ...
Collector's Reports. [Newspaper Article] — The Lilydale Express — 30 October 1914
Collector's Reports. Mr. G. "Paul reported anounts p.,d? to-trcasurcr as tollov:- -tn bSeptcln ber to 30th Scitcmbler-~Gencral ra'es, arrears.: £14 s3s. 10d., interet ?. J5Us: lid., total: J139 13s. 9d.;- outh-\W est Riding £4b 12s. bd., North-West k. z: Ss.: d., East Riding 1:.1'i 13s.; xctra rate, arreitrs £1 5s. lid., interest, 2s. Id. - separate rate, arrears £;"4 10s. Id., interest 5s id. ; pan fees, Lilydale a fc. 16s., Ringwood. 41 13s. lod., Croydon £1 8s ; carriage litenses, os.; dog registration fees; ls.-Adclopted, on inmtidn: of Crs. Hlughes and Blair. SScpiember '30 to October 2'tVGca.c ral rate, current £33 17s. (d., arrears hls. "5d;, intcerest £l s. Iod., -total- I), il;-. d.:- ho-.;a-\\cst .cilKing /Lo U-s. .1cd., North-\West Riding' £.i Us. Ed. E1sit Riding - , J11s. 3.d; extra rates, tiiterest T-s. bd. , pan ices, Litydalk £6 16bs. d. ;. dlog registration, North West Riding, os. Annual Valuation. The valuer (Mr.> G. A. Paul) sub miitted .the revised valuation f...
Petition. [Newspaper Article] — The Lilydale Express — 30 October 1914
I'etilion. Ar etit o:i t ii 'i oi irdcd. si'nbcd 1j3 Vilitei niado anti 2J o.Uh . 11 0, tesin~ muzst: toie ai t io of -co m= .;il in U Otutlilg perniissioli to Clr Read _-tc lay p~pi ~a na-~: airos~s. yarr ..larr ad. 1 do riviug -Aft: Fulton of his. use 0ot t. xh ater. Rccciv ed.
Ranger's Report. [Newspaper Article] — The Lilydale Express — 30 October 1914
Ranger's Report. The Ranger: (WV. T. -1111) reported: _I have the. honour to inforjm you that since last Council day I have im pounded two head of stock and had one releasedl.-Adopted. ,Infectious Diseases Hospital. The secretary of the hospital re ported that Vera Every, Olinda, stated to be suffering from diphtheria, was admitted on August 28, 1914, and dis charged on October 19, 1914.
Hallkeeper's Report. [Newspaper Article] — The Lilydale Express — 30 October 1914
H-lalikeeper's Report. The hallkeeper ('Mr. Fred Benyan) reported as follows: - Amount of money received and paid to treasurer for hife of hall from September 24th to September 30th, 3;2 10s.; amount of money .received and paid for hire of hall from September 30th to October 21st, 1914, £2 10s.-Adopted. Librarian's Report. The librarian (Mr. Fred Beiiyan) re ported as follows :-Library subscrip tions received and paid to treasurer for month ending October 21st, 1914, 6s. -Adopted.
[?]LYDALE SHIRE COUNCIL. MONTHLY MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — The Lilydale Express — 30 October 1914
o p-, ."? - . iALESHIRECOUNCIL liby T1l1'TINIY(.* -er 6*i. 191-14.-Pres-' S ll.ce (president) Burgi lr tc M'Alpin. "To'wn I. Mr ilauilton Sin "?iry. lid enginer),.-and (irlery (el-ct rical o1nigineer; 9l : r ke 'ral's D e 1 P. r Iliit i w,'s ts e 41t. ", trench in 1tluia.! 1',.- o. from the Post - ll e ,,oc Iat tile rai lwy ' tie t l rpi".se of layVin" S frou telcione cabtle- Itrrvt', C d ,Survey Deparb -" tat; lnd at Seville * , ;to for public pur ." lilnhld under miner's it'A tlr of Iccea- el. E li.» , ith tnhe property. a1 dcIi itkllanke ilty re-8 t l la interests re e I be. a-:quird, -and tr bostpoled sale for u h r er to afford -oun h nt f delidg" wilt 'I he 'resideunt refer .att r-eped hving inter- 1 1 i 31:i'r a-I couple of S id'l h iii Il. t the couu d lo'wl, 1I the matter. s ' tl y 1'1heaIrd n i.v I)ll," Irt;I. K. wl3\ ht ldIld o M,.,. Ctlril.tOr, A610 cldl not se Is wa.y clear 1 I tl i ll f the council. ded thele .:;li 1nd bid on be-' r le t0t1,1 ftfr tihe property, 0 cons...
THE WAY IT WAS. [Newspaper Article] — The Lilydale Express — 30 October 1914
THE WAY IT WAS. It was a cold day in December, and the superintendent of a charitable in stitution was examining a number ox poor children as to their claims for more comfortable clothing. Margaret wnas under examination. She was pinned up quite securely in a thin shawl. "Have you any clothes at home?" she was asked. "No'm." "What have you got on?" "Please, this is my aunts shawl, and me dress is next, an' then comes I-,
LAWN TENNIS. [Newspaper Article] — The Lilydale Express — 30 October 1914
AWNu :TENNIS. :1--·-- :- I lie ann ni t i h rr Junutgoii tC b iiti 1 b was: 1: u. dloirh CvenIig.- 'ihtrafaus a aige it;eidance, ti i thl e Vts astic ia iiesst Ii n the proceedlings augurs well for the welfare of the. club for .the ensuing season. The. fol lowing oflicers ýs e e ele ted .l rI sideit, :Ir O.: M. Yelland; vice-jrc sidients?:. Messrs .L L yel. and 1'. Morey; secretary aund trl.asurer, Mr L Loui?; general commiiteMessirs J. Travers,;' f. -:iaxweill . F 'iosteiy:1 .with other-obiticers ex otficio; socil. committe--?_isd1.ms .ira'iv r . C. ..: Yelland Maxwell, Menzi. s. md Miss Dixon; matI:h comimit.e Ca- tain- C. Mil. Yelland, Vi: ecap "a 1 A. Louitit, Rev. Lovell. The club ,hfis decided-u o top -dress, the codir. W-i h1 sawdust- and tar. and the coilu id eic; of management, wais authorised to. procced with the work -ithli a I p:5s siblce ;speed l. li T 'membership ke .was fixed a 10s fo.r gents, 5s for ladies,. and is .per wek and 2s -id ;per quarer. for visitors.
Presentation to Soldiers [Newspaper Article] — The Lilydale Express — 30 October 1914
Piesentajtion to Soldi rs. :Phe President: reported:; that Crs Hlghes, -Blair-' Rbouet, M1'Clre, nud hiriiself; . together ithL severa- Lily cle ?-iesidclnti-s elt to Bircaimliead4 ows imilitkir ciIamp to make`'-i pires einitatqii ono belhlf of the :S iri `to the soldidis who hhd-.eilis le: for the wrr .fromi within the Sliiirec Ilie men ogt:i aii-iC ?.i ,c e t.c l ial'et;..: a.ý tlie: 1eLter?- a- n tl he -oids of cheer eXtcide?:.by:l : variii 3 s."ea2'?~ic ::s o, y o·-· ': pamp. and dined in the Y.MT.C.A. Jtent- being treat d with great hos pitality. J nfc itious FLiseases HII:s iial. TIhlle"] President. r1ported that ]he hid ?:e-eivecldan ~n offt r from a per.-on -g?Aist, i?.hom nI the council had a laiin'-for h'ispita,l charges, of one nal tltic? aimount claimed.--It was grcd. t3 .t akept -this offer.--The ifresidieiu iived,. and i .was tarlied, uhat otii-ei, aamnst whom the coon the amounts swiere paid prompt3l oeile 'ebitiiu cl": ut tacc' ` li,; t a. cit. Ia cidd inims bi iiLif...