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Sports and Pastimes THE TURF [Newspaper Article] — Rainbow Argus — 3 January 1914
Sports and Pastimes THE TURF Racing enthusiasts will be interested to learn that Mr. D. Hrannigan lias been appointed by the Y.R.C. to act as stipendiary steward at the Rainbow Turf Club's annual races on Tuesday, January IS. In another column appears a detailed programmev of tlio races to be held by the Rainbow Turf Club 011 Tuesday, January l.'itlu The events comprise Trial Stakes, of £6; Pony Race, of £5: Rainbow Cup, of £25; Hack Race, of £6; • Flying, of £12; Handicap Trot, unregistered, £6; and Publican's Pnrse, £10. dominations for the Pony Race, Cup, Flying, Purse and Trot close at 9 .^'cloek to-day, January 3rd; and 1 entries for the Trial Statics and Hack Race close the night before the races at the same hour. Programmes and full 1 particulars may be obtained on applica- 1 tion to the secretary, Mr. A. H. lieck witli. : The annual meeting of the Nliill Race ] Club has been fixed for Wednesday, January 21, when £120 iu prizes will be offered, includiug a £40 Cup, £25 > H...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Rainbow Argus — 3 January 1914
Wanted ; WANTED to buy pigeons, any quantity, 2s per pair. Apply, , FISCHER BROS.; or, H. J. liODDA,. Secretary Gun Club, Nhill. Land to Let By Tender TO LET by tender for a term of five (o) years, at per-acrc—Ilarcourt Farm, Aibacutya. Tenders close on February 10, 1914, at noon. The lowest or any tender not necos sarilv accepted. All particulars from R. A. PERKINS, Rainbow. Lost-Horse LOST from Tutye — One chestnut horse, 4 vrs old; I bay inare, 3 yrs, branded K on shoulder. £1 a head reward will be paid for information leading to recovery. D. J. McGRATIT, Tutye, via Ouyen. 5 s Reward, LOST—Gig Rug, between Rainbow and Dart's Corner on Friday night, 24th Dece.niber. Finder kindly leave same at Cameron's Boarding House. Strayed STRAYED into iiiy paddock, at Lake Ilindmarsh, about 11th December —Four medium draught horses, 2 bay geldings (3 near shouider), 1 bay filly (S near shoulder), i.ud 1 chestnut gelding (B near Bhoulder.) Owner may have saino by paying expenses. G. CELLAR, La...
BUSH FIRE [Newspaper Article] — Rainbow Argus — 3 January 1914
BUSH FIRE A fierce bush fire was raging in the scrub to the north of Lake Albacutya on Monday. It is alleged lhat the fire was caused by "campers out." Fortunately no loss of property has been reported, although the fire burnt to tbe waters' edge t>f the lake.
Personal Paragraphs. [Newspaper Article] — Rainbow Argus — 3 January 1914
Persona! Paragraphs. Mr. Farquhar McRae, of Wallup, who as councillor and president of the Wimmera shire, and as chair and commissioner of the now defunct Western Wimmera Water . works Trust, as well as being an active member of the W&rrackna beal A. and P. Society, and Chief of - the Caledonian Societ}', has given many years of faithful ser vice to the public of that district, has been asked by an influential deputation of district residents to contest the Borung seat in the Legislative Assembly in the event of an unexpected dissolution or at the next general election. Amongst the visitors to Rainbow during the holidays was Mr. W. II. Wilson, of Wyalong, who played an important part in the early history of the Metropolis of the Mallee. Mr. Wilson, who is looking well, spoke hopefully of the future 'of Rainbow, and ex pressed the opinion that in a few years the town would more than 'hold its own with other mallee .centres.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Rainbow Argus — 3 January 1914
O INVENTORS Obtained in Commonwealth and Else where for improved methods of Appli ances. Tools, etc., of any description. Full Information. Costs, etc., sent on application to i A. O, SACHSE, C.E. AUSTRALIAN WIDOWS' FUND BUILDINGS. Corner Collins and William St#., MELBOURNE. PAT E N T S
A Rejoinder (TO THE EDITOR OF THE RAINBOW ARGUS) [Newspaper Article] — Rainbow Argus — 3 January 1914
A Rejoinder &lt;T0 THE EDITOR OF THE KAIXBOTT AHGU8) Sir,—In your issue of . 20th December a letter appeared over the signature of "Fair Play" in reference to the the Outlet Creek bridge. Now, Mr. Editor, it appears to me that the letter has been written in a spirit of fault finding, because no valid reasons are put forward why the site of the proposed bridge should be. a mile or two down the creek. "Fair Play" says the bridge will cost £2000, whereas Engineer D'Alton estimates the cost at less than half that amount. The primary object of erecting the bridge is to suit the convenience of farmers carting their produce to the new railway station at Albacutya, but if the. bridge were put across the creek lower down, those farmers who would cross the bridge there might just as well come into Rain bow—which they undoubtedly would do—because there would not. be much difference in the distance. As a disinterested rate payer, I say emphatically that the gentlemen to whom this questi...
TO AVOID NERVE TROUBLES. [Newspaper Article] — Rainbow Argus — 3 January 1914
TO AVOID NERVE TROUBLES. Never sleep or stay in a close room. When indoors remain in tli" sun niest and best-ventilated rnn-n—one, if possible, which has no cnrpet. Have at least one window open in yottr bedroom. Have a room to yourself when pos sible, and, at any rate, have your own bed. Go to bed early and sleep at least eight" hours. Avoid draughts, dampness, dust and smoke. Keep your feet warm and dry. Don't wear a chest protector. If you have to work, take .every chance to rest that you can. Avoid eating when mentally or bod ily tired, or when in a state of ner vous excitement. Eat plenty of good and wholesome food. Husband (handing his wife some money): "There, Amelia, is five ■winds and it has botheied me a lit tle to get it fo>- }ou. 1 think I deserve i little applause." Wife: "Applause? my dear, you deserve an encore.'' Mother: Johnny, you said you'd been to Sunday school. Johnny (with a far-away look) Yes, mamma. Mother: How does it happen that your hands smell of fish?...
Hopetoun Picnic Sports [Newspaper Article] — Rainbow Argus — 3 January 1914
Hopetoun Picnic Sports The annual races and sports were held at Hopetoun on Thursday, in the presence of a large attendance, including a number of visitors from Rainbow. In the Fire Brigade events the Rainbow representatives once again proved almost invin cible, and succeoded in appropriat ing four out of the five events. A good deal of interest was evinced in the horse races, 'the Hopevale stable winning one event and gaining second place in two others, whilst Ivy May, the property of a local sportsman, caught the judge's eye in the open hack race. Results: — Hack Race : Fleet Annie, 1; Miss Coppock, 2; Biackmorc, 3. Flying Handicap: Yaapeetj 1; Yeilangin, 2; Posidonious,.8. Pony Race: Swift, 1; Silver Ballet, 2. Handicap : Netherby, 1; Hope vale, 2; Posidonious, 3.''* Open Hack Race : Ivy. May. Forced Handicap : Yellangip. FIREMEN'S EVENTS No. less than five Brigades were represented, viz., Hopetoun, War racknabeal. Beulah, Woomelang and Rainbow. Hose and Reel (6 men) : Six teams ...
Diplomacy. [Newspaper Article] — Rainbow Argus — 3 January 1914
Diplomacy. / Sunday passed. Tuesday rolled around, and still his tall form did not loom in the vestibule when the cuckoo clock was sounding eight. Thursday he came, and the beautiful girl was burning with wrath. "So this is the way you neglect me," she hissed. "What hare you to say for yourself? Why didn't you come?" "I couldn't," faltered the young man. "I had the dyspepsia, and the doctor told me not to come." "What! The doctor told you not to come to see me because you had dyspepsia?" "Well, he told me to keep away fro-:i all sweets." The next moment she had him seat ed on the couch telling him he was the nicest young man in the world.
TRUE ECONOMY. [Newspaper Article] — Rainbow Argus — 3 January 1914
TRUE ECONOMY. Economy and economise are two much-used words, but sometimes, we fear, they are falsely applied. Econo ! my as practised by some persons is nothing but extravagance, although one might have much trouble in con vincing the person of the truth of this statement. If one wastes time doing work which might be employed in doing something of more importance—even though the I work be very necessary—it is not prac tising economy. He might better hire some other person to have the work done and employ his own I time at the thing for which he is fit j ted. I A housekeeper who insists on wash ing, sewing, and doing other things for j which she is not physically able may j think she is very economical, but if she gets sick, one visit from the doc tor would more than pay for several washings or hire several dresses made by a dressmaker and save her the suffering beside. What is the use of buying a cheap pair of shoes that cost possibly half as much as a good pair, and have the soles...
Tragedy at Jeparit GIRL BLOWS OUT HER BRAINS [Newspaper Article] — Rainbow Argus — 3 January 1914
Tragedy at Jeparit X3IRL BLOWS OUT HER BRAINS A schocking tragedy occurred at Jeparit on Monday of last week .when Jean Blackley, 19 years of •age, the eldest daughter of Mr. John Blackley, of Tullyvca, com mitted suicide by blowing out her brains with a double barrelled gun. No reason is assigned for the rash act. She had not enjoyed the best ,of health, but was not sufficiently affected as to cause any anxiety to her relatives. In the morning, while having breakfast,. she suddenly left the table, saying to her younger sister that yhe did not want any more. Noticing a peculiarity in her ronnn.er another sister was informed. A waich was hept on her, and she went towards the river,■which"runs past the house.- However, she fturned before reaching the river .and went into the house. Other "members of the family were doing usual farm work. Inr vestigations showed that thi girl entered the boys' room and delibe rately loaded a gun, and placed the muzzle to her temple.
Just the Reverse. [Newspaper Article] — Rainbow Argus — 3 January 1914
Just the Reverse. A kind-hearted and witty clergyman, entering the house of one of his el ders one morning found the gocd old man unmercifully whipping oi>e cf his sons, a lad 'iboi't fourteen yfars old, and he at once be^an to intercede for the boy. The deacon defended himself by saying that "the youth must be early trained in the way he should go. It Is best to make an impvtssion w 'mj\ the wax is soft" "Yes," said the pastor, "but that does not hold here for ihe whacks were not soft." The deacon let the boy go.
A Sudden Death [Newspaper Article] — Rainbow Argus — 3 January 1914
A Sudden Death . The death occurred with tragic suddenness on Friday evening, at her home in Firebrace-street, Horsham, of Miss Ann Jane I-Iickey, at the age of 37 years. It appears that several relatives n£ the deceased from YVomvondah. East had spent the day with, deceased's family, and on their departure in the evening Miss Hickey went to see them away. As she did not return her sister went to look for her, and found her in a half-lying position. Scar ing the worst, she communicated with the police, and Dr. Jlead was summoned, but on examination pronounced life extinct. Deceased,, who was very well known in the town, had not complained of ill-, health recently, and, acting on the instructions of the Deputy Coroner, Dr. Read held a post mortem examination at the mor tuary, on perusing which the Coroner found that death was due to heart failure. The funeral took place on Sunday afternoon to Horsham cemetery, and was one of the largest seen for some time, thus evidencing the esteem ...
George Ade's Quarters. [Newspaper Article] — Rainbow Argus — 3 January 1914
C-eorge Ac«s's Quarters. George Ade was showing a report-1 er over his apartment at the Chicago Athletic Club. "Wonderful! Supers!" Such were the reporter's ejaculations before Mr. Ade's rugs and picturci'. At the end of the inspection, in answer to an enthusiastic compliment on his taste. Mr. .Ads; said with a laugh: . "Mairied men have better halves, but we bachelors l>avc better quar ters. eh?"
Farewell Social A CLERGYMAN'S DEPARTURE [Newspaper Article] — Rainbow Argus — 3 January 1914
Farewell Social A CLERGYMAN'S DEPARTURE On Monday evening 22nd ulfc., a social was held in the local Baptist church to bid farewell to the pastor, Itev. II. G. Dwyer and Mrs. Dwyer, who have been trans ferred to Sale. The chair was occupied by Mr. D. Payne and there was a representative gather ing of friends present from both town and country despite the inclement weather. The ministers of the other churches occupied seats on the platform and also spoke in laudatory terms of the work of Mr. Dwyer and of their personal friendship and fellowship with him and each expressed the deep feeling of regret at his departure from the town. The Chairman voiced his own and the feeling of all the churches of the district, of the esteem in which tho pastor was held, for among hem he had proved himself a • brother indeed, a sincere and faith ful servant of the gospel of Christ, and a true friend. On behalf of the Rainbow church and district churches, not including Brentwood and WiHenabrina (who had...
Fire in Taverner Street THREE-ROOMED COTTAGE DESTROYED [Newspaper Article] — Rainbow Argus — 3 January 1914
Fire in Taverner Street THREE-ROOMED COTTAGE DESTROYED The second fire within a fort night occurred in Taverner Street, Rainbow, on 20th ujt., when the weatherboard cottage occupied by Mr. T. Pickett, and owned by Mr. J. Lehmann, o! South Australia, was completely destroyed with nil its ontcnts. Hew tlie 'outbreak occurred is a mystery, but it is surmised that some of the coals in the kitchen fire place must have fallen out. Mrs. Pickett states that she had been baking in the kitchen a short time previous to the out break, but. when the alarm was. given was busily engaged; washing outside^ A full muster of firemen under the coiiimand of Captain A. V. Butlarid, fought hard to effect a, save, but, fanned by.a breez.e, the (ire was beyond control before they arrived oh.the. scene. The house, and furniture were insured for £175 in the Royal Insurance Company (Mr. J. G. Helyar, local agent.)
THE VALUE OF COURAGE. [Newspaper Article] — Rainbow Argus — 3 January 1914
THE VALUE OF COURAGE. . A great deal of talent is lost in the world for the want of a little courage. Every day sends to their graves a num ber of obscure men who have only re mained in obscurity because of their timidity, which has prevented them from making a first effort, and who, if they could have been induced to begin, would in all probability have gone great lengths in the career of fame. The fact is that, to do anything in this world worth doing, we must not stand shivering and thinking of the cold and danger, but jump in and scramble through as well as we can. It will not do to be perpetually calculating risks and adjusting nice fcliances; it did well before the Flood, when a man could consult his friends upon an in tended publication for 150 years, and then live to see his success afterwards, but at present a man waits, and doubts and consults his brother and his par ticular friends, till one fine day lie finds that he is sixty years of age; that he has lost so much time i...