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Powlett Express. PUBLISHED EVERY FRIDAY. TELEPHONE NO. 8. FRIDAY, MAY 14th, 1915. LOCAL AND GENERAL. [Newspaper Article] — Powlett Express and Victorian State Coalfields Advertiser — 14 May 1915
PUBLISHED EVERY FRIDAY. TELEPHONE NO. 8. FRIDAY, MAY 14th, 1915. LOCAL AND GENERAL. THE Education department intend commencing cookery clashes in Won thaggi and have engaged the Upper hall of the VVonthaggi Theatre for that purpose. Million Dollar Mystery. 2n I edition, Sunday next. Wonthaggi Theatre.* THE Baptist Church services on Sun day next will be conducted as follows : -Wonthaggi, 11 a m and 7 p.m. ; Sunday School at 2.30 p. ml Sunday School prizes will be given out. Preacher, Rev. E. R. Thome ; singing led by large choir. AT last borough council meeting the following motion was agreed to : " That owing to the statements made in the House of Representative; re lating to the treatment of our soldiers in Egypt, and also complaints by the soldiers themselves, that the Govern ment be asked to have the fullest inquiries immediately made and those responsible for this illtreatmenf be properly punished. Million Dollar Mystery, 2ud edition, Sunday next, Wonthaggi Theatre.* ON Sunday ...
THE PROPER DRESS. [Newspaper Article] — Powlett Express and Victorian State Coalfields Advertiser — 14 May 1915
THE PROPER DRESS. One of the largest ready-jnade cloth ing houses in Lho city received not long ago fi'um the country a letter, the sub stance'of which was. "What is the pro p«: dress for a groom in tho aft-?1*- .. f uooii'r" The clerk who opened tho letter naturally enough referred tho inquiry toithe livery department. The head oi tliut branch, in turn, dictated ;i brie i reply, something like this: &lt;" Hot tie green coat, fawn-colored trousers, with top boots, silk hat with cockade. Our prices are as follows," etc. A uec-U dapsed and tho big store re ceived a. plaintive little note: "L always knew it was expensive to get married: but cau't you suggest soinelh'iig a little lest- elaborate?"
INTERESTING LETTERS. [Newspaper Article] — Powlett Express and Victorian State Coalfields Advertiser — 14 May 1915
INTERESTING LETTERS. Sufferers from kidney disorders will find the following letters of great interest; From Mr. C. F. Gilham, Fyan's Street, Marnock Vale, Geelong, Vic. "For a number of years J suffered very much from my kidneys and liver. The first symptoms were excruciating pain in the back and under the shoulder blades, heaviness in the stomach, irregularity of the bo-.vels, and oftentimes great distress after eating. My urine was of an un natural colour, and at times voided with great pain. 1 tried many medicines with very little benefit. Then Warner's Safe Cure was brought under my notice. I commenced to take it and felt decidedly better. I continued to take it, getting better each day, and the improvement continued until I was once more in good health."' From Mrs. "Esther Louisa Connelly; 71 Foucart Street, Rozelle, Sydney, N.S.W. "For ten years I suffered from kidney trouble, and the pain was so bad that I had to stop work until it went. My ap petite left me. and I lost iny ...
A GYROSCOPIC UNICYCLE. [Newspaper Article] — Powlett Express and Victorian State Coalfields Advertiser — 14 May 1915
A GYROSCOPIC UNICYCLE. The idea, of a single-wheeled vehicle is by uo means new, The novelty in this motor car lies not in the fact that it is a. one-wheeled vemcle, but that it is stabilised by a gyroscope. Tne ma chine has not been built, but the d-> sign has been offered by one of Jie ' roaders of tho Seieiititic American as suggestion to some enterprising inven tor. If the unicyclo is ever to prove a success, tho gyroscope would undoubt edly prove serviceable in giving the vehicle stability. The idea, is to buiid a large wheol with a track on its- per iphery, and luouut the ear insido the wheel in a frame provided with three rollers adapted U> run on the traoii. Tho motor is suwated in the bottom ol the ear, and drives tho Jhbttom roller by friction. The car^jr Is ever to ride up the track iiiskfS^ufia wi' .!, throwing the centre of gravity (ft \lTo" T wiieel lorward of its geometno centro, and thus causing it to revolve. The gyroscope in the bottom of the car con sists of...
Obituary. MR, F. PALMER, CORINELLA. [Newspaper Article] — Powlett Express and Victorian State Coalfields Advertiser — 14 May 1915
Obituary. Mil, F. PALME It, OOKIMELLA. The death occurred on April 27, at Uorinella of Mr Frederick Pulnier, at the advanced age of 78 years, lie was a colonist of 50 years, and a pioneer of CorinellH, Hastings and the Western Port district, having huen a fisherman and land holder during the greater part of the time lie resided in the district. With the passing of Mr Palmer, one more of the sturdy pioneers are gone to their reward, and a link is severed with the historic past, and the time when the e irly pi jtieers, full of dauntless courage set out and established homes for themselves and their chil-. dren in new lands A grown up family of five sons, Frederick, Charles, John, llobert and Harold and six daughters survive. One son is in Queensland and one in Welshpool and the others reside at Corihellaf The daughters are:-Mrs Elliott. Oorinella ; Mrs Buchanan, Bendigo, Mrs Milne, Leongatha; Mrs Paul, Almurta; Mrs Emery, Bass and Mrs Williamson, Wonthaggi. The funeral took place on- ...
THE HASTEE PASSION CHAPTER L. A LITTLE OLD MAID. [Newspaper Article] — Powlett Express and Victorian State Coalfields Advertiser — 14 May 1915
i THE - HASTEE PASSION (By Lillian Ellerton). CHAPTER L. A LITTLE OLD MAID. There was mourning in tlio gipsy's camp, where Bluebell cried her eyes out on a heap of straw, moil rning hi Jielgra via, where a girl with a white face.- and griet'-striefcon eyes, shut up her sorrow in her heart, like the Spar tan with his fox in his breast, and drooped like a Slower shut out from the sun. When .she died, they said it was consumption, and Lady Hilda had al ways ljoon delicate; but- under lier pil low there was ;t note-, so worn that it fell to pieces-written in pencil-only a Jew hasty words, and signed. "Your friend. Raymond Duval.' It told its own tale, only there was jio one who understood. The duchess w'lii-rover she went, said the dubie ty ;is p^st endurance, and her triends .^vorowothing but bores; The friends, if insketi"^m^j^opinion, said they put up with her tor old friendship's sake, but she hadn't a wold to say tor her self, and oft' n sat 111 a dream as if she had taken too much...
AN URGENT DEMAND [Newspaper Article] — Powlett Express and Victorian State Coalfields Advertiser — 14 May 1915
I"I?GENT DEMAND Ui'ing badly in want of money, a far mer --t'lir his sun to collect a small bill uhicli h.id just Income due froru a neighbor. Arriving at the debtor's) i'.n'ise, the boy asked to be paid at inn-.-. He was told that it was iiot quite I'oiivuuient just then, but if he called in a lew days he would have it. Th'.->'arrangement did not surfc the bo\. so li" requested again, with more earnestness than before, that the ac eount miglit be settled forthwith. His manner irritatated the neighbor, who said, somewhat sharply: "You needn't be frightened. I shan't run away.''' &.' "Don't, suppose you will." said the boy.- not moving a step, "but my father will, and he wants the money before ho si arts."
Bass. [Newspaper Article] — Powlett Express and Victorian State Coalfields Advertiser — 14 May 1915
Bass. A party of motorists had a thrilling experience the other day, driving to the Woolamai station with little time to spare to oatoh a train. Humming along at a 35 bat, a mob of cattle hove in sight. Skilful piloting on the part of the man at the wheel, dodged each "beast but one, which the car struck and brought down. The momentum carried the machine on to the back oi the steer, the most surprised animal on the whole of Gippsland. With consummate nerve and dexterity, the driver "back peddled" in stantly into terra firma, and re sisting the request of his friends, who remarked " Let's do it again," landed them safely at the Woola mai station without further inci dent. The steer and the car were both none the worst for the en counter. Million Dollar Mystery, 2nd edition, Sunday next, Wontnaggi Theatre.*
North Wonthaggi. [Newspaper Article] — Powlett Express and Victorian State Coalfields Advertiser — 14 May 1915
North Wonthaggi. At the sale of land in " The Fines" estate recently, by Messrs Coghill and Haugton and Mr G. R. Abrahamson, of Wonthaggi, in conjunction, blocks Nos. 6 and 7, in Murray Avenue, were purchased by Mrs Hazelwood at 8s 9d per foot. Mr G. R Abrahamson. McBride-avenue, Wonthaggi, has still a few unsold blocks for sale at from 8s to 5s per foot on the same liberal terms that were allowed at the ?ale. Million Dollar Mystery, 2nd edition, Suuday next, Wonthaggi Theatre.*
Market Reports [Newspaper Article] — Powlett Express and Victorian State Coalfields Advertiser — 14 May 1915
Market Reports Messrs G. R. Abrahamson & Co., The Farmer's Exchange, McBride-av., report a good market which was well attended on Friday : Carrots, 2B doz. bunches Beet, 2s doz. bunches Jam melons, 6d to lid Pumpkins, 6d to la 6d Apples, 5s case Turks Caps, 9d to Is 3d Pork, 6d to 8Q lb. Dairy butter, Is 9Jd to Is lid Granges, 6d per doz. Carmon potatoes, 5s 6d to 6s 6d bag Turkeys, 5s 9d to 6s 3d Fowls, 2s 6d to 3s 5d pair. The pay Monday's sale was success ful, and a large amount of sundries were disposed of at satisfactory prices.
San Remo. [Newspaper Article] — Powlett Express and Victorian State Coalfields Advertiser — 14 May 1915
San Remo. At the San Remo police court on the 7th inst (before Mr. P. Cohen, P.M. and Rev II. E. Porter, J.P.), H. G. Thome and his wife, May Thorne, were complained against by W. J..Field, divisional eleotoral officer for the Commonwealth, for neglecting to have their names placed on the voter's list, for the Dandenong division of Flinders. Defendants were fined 2s 6d each. As there is at present no Acting Clerk of Courts at San Remo. Mr Campbell, of the Wonthaggi-court (who issued the summonses) at tended and performed the duties. The old San Remo Progress Association, which had been allowed . tu fall into oblivion during the last few years, has been revi\ ed, with Mr E. H. Smith, as secretary. The first matter it will take in hand is the arranging of a send-off' to Constable Kelleher, who has been transferred to Bendigo, after a residence of years in San Remo. Other subjects affecting the well being of the community are also being dealt with. For bronchial coughs, take Woods' Gre...
ARCHIE'S CREEK v. FIRE BRIGADE. [Newspaper Article] — Powlett Express and Victorian State Coalfields Advertiser — 14 May 1915
ARCHIE'S CREEK v. FIRE BRI GADE. There was a fair attendance at Archie's Creek on Saturday last to witness the first match of the compe tition between the above teams, and although the visitors had a comfortable win over their opponents, the home team played a clean and unselfish game, and will undoubtedly do better on future occasions if favored with anything like good luck. The win was a creditable one when it is taken into consideration that the Fire Brigade was not by any means represented by their hest team. The play throughout was of an in teresting character, although perhaps it was only on rare occasions that bril liancy was shown, but a pleasing fea ture of the match was the entire absence of rough play or any other selfish or unappreciable infringements of the rules. When the final gong sounded.the scores were Fire Brigade, T^goals 17 behinds. Archie's Creek," 5 goals 8 behinds. Thus;it will-be seen that the kicking abilities of either team was not of a brilliant character...
HOUSEHOLD HINTS. [Newspaper Article] — Powlett Express and Victorian State Coalfields Advertiser — 14 May 1915
HOUSEHOLD HINTS. To make cabbage digestible, when half-boiled pour off the water and place , in fresh boiling water. When boiling potatoes put a teaspoon ful of sugar as well as Halt in the water. This doe* not give a sweet- taste, but ma lies them dry and floury. T«m made with boiling milk instead of water and allowed to stand for four minuted before being joured off the leave? if exee-llont for invalids and most nourishing. Grass stains may be removed from washing materials by carefully rubbing tho spots with a littlo fresh lard. Then wash in tho usual way, and you will find that the stains Lave entirely disap peared. To make bread.crumbs quickly, place a piece of crumb in a muslin bag, tie : the opening, and rub with the hands. | The crumbs will bo quite One, and it : will only take a minute or two to bako them. c Floor Stain.-Scrub the floor, using plenty of soda and soap. Leave to dry thoroughly. Dissolvo an ounce of per manganate of potash in a quart of water and apply to the ...
RIFLE SHOOTING. [Newspaper Article] — Powlett Express and Victorian State Coalfields Advertiser — 14 May 1915
RIFLE SHOOTING. The team to represent the Wonthaggi Rifle club against Glen Alvie on Satur day, May 1, will be chosen from the following : -D. Morgan (capt.). N. Banks, Hollins, J. Pearce, W. Haw thorn, G. Cockram, R. Fullerton, J. Hays, Robinson, N. Mclntyre, . C. Norris, B McWilliams, A. Hayes, A. Morey, L. Male, W. Himbeck, J. San derson, McRostie, 'J. Cleaey, A. Perry. Shooting to commence at 1 o'clock sharp.
CRICKET. [Newspaper Article] — Powlett Express and Victorian State Coalfields Advertiser — 14 May 1915
CRICKET. The following are the batLing and b-vA'linir averages of the players of Ih&lt;; Wunthaggi I*r.inliieis Cricket club, for season 1914-5. W. Tibballs won the batting average with an average of 20 7t5. W. Dempsey being: runner-up with the average of 19 9. The bowling average was won by P. Smith with an average of 8'04, with W. Tibballs as runner-up, with an average of 8*24 BATTING. W. Tibballs 14 W. Dempsey 14 E. Archer 8 II. Teasdale 13 F. Smith 12 J. Rutherford 12 L. Stevens 3 N. Pannam 9 H. McCrimmon 9 J. Maynard 8 C. Parish 5 C. Tibballs 8 W. Finch 7 0 JSg « ?g .£P° - ® CJ £ Mm 1 90 62* 40 78 58 52* 11* 17 29 13* 22 13 12 H ' 272 259 148 216 154; 118 20 66 66 35 29 38 33 * Denotes not out. BOWLING. -.2 W J9 H3 U = > "3 ® CD O JS > So 486 10 23 23 35 5 M 20 L 404 215 351 88 71
R[?]ISONS. [Newspaper Article] — Powlett Express and Victorian State Coalfields Advertiser — 14 May 1915
POISONS. In some households poisons and pois onous mixtures are not as carefully kept as tliey might be, hence- the cases of poisoning and death which occur through persons ncicdentally taking tlio wrong medicines. Where it is neces sary to keep poisons, &lt;!q 'lot trust only to the poison label, or tho colored label in which tho chemist sells tho poison. These are no use if .von go to the medicine cupboard in the dark. And .it is. thie reaching down a nicdi cine in the dark, when in a hurry, in which lies the danger. All poisons, even ones that arc merely deleterious in tlieir effects, and not destructive to life, should be treated a; spa.rntolv ns possible from other modioinrs. Always keep these in a medicine cupboard by themselves, and tck the door securely, j If the ordinary medicine cupboard is merely fastened and not locked. the I fact of having to unlock tiio door will | at onco arrest attention, and prevent r. mistake. Unfortunately, children are too fono of tasting...
BACTERIA AND LIFE. [Newspaper Article] — Powlett Express and Victorian State Coalfields Advertiser — 14 May 1915
BACTERIA AND LIFE. j In tile course of an address given by j Professor Kmil "Westgaard More tiie ' Koyal Scottish Socicty of Arts on "The Influence of Bacteria on Life." the speaker pointed out that the name ot "bacteria" was, in the minds of most people, associated with :i feeling &lt;>r danger, or at least, of something un pleasant, owing to the fact that these minute organisms were lvsponsible lor many of the most dreaded diseases, and ?not infrequently attacked and destroyed their foodstuffs. Bacteria had, liow erer, other and far greater functions to carry out, and by decomposing and ul timately oxidising organic matter, ther olearetl these dead substances away, and converted them into simple inorganic products, which might bo used again by plants. In this manner the c-arbor and uit;ogen circulation was complete and the bacteria wero thus responsible for what wns the foundation of .the world's food supply.
COMBINATION SAFETY INKWELL [Newspaper Article] — Powlett Express and Victorian State Coalfields Advertiser — 14 May 1915
COMBINATION SAFETY INKWELL Every draftsman knowt. how easily | the- usual bottle, of drawing ink tips ! over, yet dees not care to litter up tCe board with more than ouo heavy cast iron holder, Kueli as are sold to pre vent spilling. Having occasion to ueo tho red and blaok drawing ink (writes a correspondent) and also ttio . caramon' writing lluid, caused me to provide S bottles tor tliem. In order to prevent overturning and at- the same time ar range" the three littles so that .they could ly sluitod about together, I con trived a simple device. A piece of -J Ijicli ribi'on brills, uijont i2.n. long, was procured, with a narrow ring attached to one ^nd. '1'he three bottles were placed toother, the brass wrapped around them^nd-drawn .up..t;£ht!y; the tree end being-tli'miu turoug tho ring and bant over. It wax originally ex pected that the band would have to be loosened (tvery time a bottle was chang ed, but this" was found unnecessary throughout the year that tue bottle was m use. ...
ANECDOTE OF LORD ROBERTS. [Newspaper Article] — Powlett Express and Victorian State Coalfields Advertiser — 14 May 1915
ANECDOTE OF LORD ROBERTS. Field-Marshall Lord Roberts, V.C., was probably beyond dispute the most poptwar commander iu the. iiritisC Army. Chatting with an old soldier other day, says a correspondent o£ on Kuglish paper, J tried to iind out whac was the aocret of Lord Bobert'a popu larity. "Why," was the reply, "that's easy enough to sec. He'll uever stand any nonsense; but he looks after iua men as uo ono else can or will. We used to say ut Aldorshot that 'good diuueJs and good boots' was 'BoD'a' motto; but, mind you, you can't hum bug hiui. "1 remember his coming in ono day when wo were at mesa. 'Well, Adju tant,' says he, 'any complaints to day ' 'No, sir,' says tho Adjutant pat. A cheeky youngster jumps up with, ' Please, sir, my dinner isn't all right.' 'Oli,' says Lord .Roberts-ho , was Coiouel thon-'why didn't you c&lt;Vn-. plain to the Adiutaut?.' No Eirs'irer: so, putting tho youngster on one sulo, the Colonel sat himsolf down on tho bench, with soldiers close at ea...