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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Ballan Times — 1 January 1914
The Perfection of Ready Tailored Clothes . . . THIS 15 Oic Biggest of AW Clothing Values—the Cmcii of Blue Suits for 45/-. li gives you an cxira good, all -wool, Blue Twill Worried of fine appearance, colour-fasft and Jong wearing, made up with ail that perfection of style and workmanship which you would expect only at a much higher cost. In fit, a carefully graded system of sizes ensures satis faction to men of all figures. Fox No. 4- Serge Suits (Ready to Wear) Suits, Sizes 3 to ^—3®/® Trousers 3 to 7 '13/" In ordering by mail, rftate waist, chest and inside Ice measurements or write for forms and catalogue. -• PHOENIX CLOTHING CO., 347-9 King St., Melbourne (opp. Flagstaff Gardens) PATON 6403 oauanx* THE v Its Skimming ^Japaclvy • is Second to Uou'!. Simple in Construction. Easy in Running. Easy to Olcnu. Particulars -and Price* ' from— CREAM SEPARATOR HAND OE POWER. agents. D ALGETY & CO. LTD., LIVE STOCK INSURANCE ' At,L GLASSES 07 STOCK INSURED A..4.IXST DEATH FROM ANT...
PONY RACE. 14.0 a.u. 4 fnrlongs. [Newspaper Article] — Ballan Times — 1 January 1914
PONY RACE. 14.0 a.u. 4 fnrlonsH. Lady Grace g Big Bon ■; -9 Sketa g Bon Bon g Sweet Briar q Plover Silverlou, Aliiocitiions Silver Boll Cumboi'lnnd Girl .Evidcnco NE\y YEAR'S GIFT. 1 ™;i„ Valwick ... 12 7 Belfast ... 12 0 Florrie Park ... 11 7 Miss Port ... 11 5 Bumlaloo ... 11 0 Tantalla 10 7 Rifleman ' 10 0 Footlink ... >9 7 Wilkinson's horse (unnamed) 9 5 Stray Arrow ... 9 0 Norton _8 * 5 Firbank ... 8 0 Orerdnlo 8 0 Peterkin ... 8 0 PONY RACE. M.2 a.u. 4 Eudougs. . ' Footlink - \ " ... 10 Lady Fawti ' ... 9 0 Voyorrio , 9 0 Lady Grace _ ... 9.0 Norton ... 8 7 Peterkin 8 3 Big Ben ... 8 ?8 Katie Mao ....'80 Aldecinious ... 8 0 Bvidonco ... 8 0 Plover ... 8 0 WELTER RAGE. 5 furlongs. Valwick ... 12 12 Belfast ... 12 5 Florrio Park ... 11 12 Aliss Port ... 11 7 Bunditloo • .... 11 7 Tantalla ... 10 5 Thirteen . ... 10 5 Rifleman ... 10 0 Footiink ... 9 12 i Pickroo ' . • ... 9 10 More Hops ... 9 7 Firbank ' ;&lt; ... 9 0 Miss Avalon ... 9 0 ( Stray Arrow ... 9 0 Peterkin...
Myrniong. TRIAL HANDICAP 5 furlongs [Newspaper Article] — Ballan Times — 1 January 1914
Myrniong. 'tr.ta.Ii handicap, 5 furlongs Thirteen ... 1U. u Stray Arrow ... 9 7 Lady Fawn (lato Lady Mac) 9 7 Pickroo ... 9 0 Norton ... 9 0 More Hope ... 8 10 Wilkinson's horse (unnamed) 8 10 Forgetland ... 8 10 Peterkin ... 8 10 Overdale ... 8 10 Firbanfc .'i. 8 10! Mabra ... 8 7 iliuwood ••• 8 7 Miss Avalon ... S 7 Gaeity Girl ••• 8 7 Voyorrie ... 8 7 Katie Mac ... 8 7
New Year's Day Races. Burrumbeet. HURDLE RACE. 2 miles 180 yards. [Newspaper Article] — Ballan Times — 1 January 1914
New Year's Day Races. Burriimbeet. HURDLE RACE. 2 railoa 180 yards. (jertic Moore 11 13 Atticor. 11 9 Neil Goddes 11 7 Artillery Bill 10 1.3 Steelbolt 10 11 Sea !3oach 10 3 Bluck Native 0 13 Donald Wallace 9 5 Aulmona 9 3 Lnqy Barr ' 9 0 Denmark 9 0 TRIAL HANDICAP. 5 furlongs. Golden Gleam 9 1 Galetft S 13 Night Walk * 8 II M.T.L. ' 8 9 lloso Pink .8 9 So Near 8 I Tourney 8 1 Lily Moore 7 13 Prophotio 7 13 Rivulus 7 11 Masqucradcr 7 9 Lertsoc 7 7 Macon ia 7 5 T.N.O. 7 5 Red Morn 6 13 Lady Astoria 6 11 Silent Singer 6 U Missed C 11 Captain Oates 6 11 Lady Hetty 6 7 Donald Reel _ 6 7 HACK RACE. 5 furlongs. Lo B'aucliour Pearl Pishor Missed Bombast" Silent Singer Latent" ' Pied Piper Gaze ... ■ • -10 Seascape - ' ... ■ 10 Dusky Maid ' ...' 1Q Dowling Forest ... 10 Uowlalong 10 SUMMER CUP 1 mile Earl Godwin ... 9 Hie Bachelor ... 9 LSi'oo ico lit; Positus Galveston Meringue Sylvatimora OotaCiun und Shackletoa Bobiudio Fry Atoonmoth Little Friar Lauren; iue Jack Crusoe Avengei' , Argold ...
Ballan Bush Fire League. [Newspaper Article] — Ballan Times — 1 January 1914
Balian Bush Fire League. The annual meeting of.the above jeaguo was held on 20th inst., Mr A. IeLeod. Hamilton (president) being n the chair. A balance sheet, produced by the Ion. Treasurer, which showed a si'cdit balance of £11/1-1/3 on the ieason's transactions, was adopted. The election of officers resulted as .'ollows:— President—Mr A. McLeod Hamil ton (re-olected). Vice-Presidoiitsi—Messrs J. Beuce, C. Kennedy, A. T. Blufce and 13. Gunsser. Sub-committee — The President, Hon. Secretary, and Messrs J. Gas card, K. Gunsser, A.. Blako, J. 0. Inglis, .V. V. Mogg, and John Egan (all re-elected). Captain—Mr J3. Gunsser. Vice-Captain—Mr W. J. Andrew. Hon. Secretary and Treasurer—Mr T.~ 11 f rn_nlr.(»tnil). UUS. Ai. n The subscription for membership for tho present season wiiu fired at 5/, and it was decided that the Lengiio's financial year close on 31st October. ) A vote of thanks was accorded to ' Mr P. Spencer for his kindness in gratuitously auditing tlie books und accounts of the...
Ballan Police Court. 24TH DECEMBER. (Before Mr S. J. Goldsmith, P.M.) DEBT CASE. [Newspaper Article] — Ballan Times — 1 January 1914
BaUati Police Court. 24m December. ^Bcfoi'e Mr S. J. Goldsmith, P.M.) Debt Case. A. Baker v. Charles Goo—Debt, amounting to £3/3/4. ili-s Bonning gave evidence that ,•62/13/4 was still owing. - Mrs Crco said that some money was due to her daughter. Tlio P.M.' said h" had nothing to .do with that matter. An order was made for £2/13/4, with 15/G costs, at the rate of 10/ pei month. Driving os Footpath. . Const Woppnor v. Denis Conroy, jnn.—Charged with driving across tho footpatli at Hunrnhan's hotel. " Const Weppncr said ho warned Conroy not to olfcnd again, and whon sumo distance away was laughed at by defendant. Later on Conroy told him he was playing a b mean trick. Defendant gavo evidence that on iiie date 'in question ho pulled up in front of Hanrahan's hotel. lie had driven to the front.of the bote! iiud. bad a drink, and at the time the con stable spoko to him was not on the footpath. Ho was driving and lead in" a mare with a foal, and had driv en where he wos to oscape a moto...
IMPOUNDING HAT FEATHERS. [Newspaper Article] — Ballan Times — 1 January 1914
IMPOUNDING HAT FEATHERS. "Your hat, if you phase mndnmc, >vc must have that aigrette" was tile quaint but startling demand made by tho Customs Inspectors of ali ladies disembarking at .New .York with for-" bidden plumes in their htadg>ar. It -vas tho first day of the new tarilf, which prohibits the importation of all feathers plucked from live birds. The first victim was a Frenchwoman, dres sed in tho height of fashion and wear ing a smail velvet hat decorated with a valuable aigrette. Standing with several otjlier passengers from tho steamship Lorraine, awaiting the in spection of her luggage, she saw that the was being scrluiriised. Then fearlessly a veteran officer, armed with his new book of instructions, stepped forward and made his demand. Mme. Bovilaqna was too startled to reply. Xext moment the in.ipeotor reached forward and extricated the feather be fore explaining the provisions of tho new law. "Mi* — mo a «'ord about the new la,v> ov? qtnrnf nf • i fF'°»sly, amid...
THE GOLDEN AGE. [Newspaper Article] — Ballan Times — 1 January 1914
THE GOLDEN AGE. At twenty Jim set out to find Ajob, tho sort he had in mind; He was ambitious—boys should hi—; And thought, I'll sooner climb a tree By .starting near the top—Which truth Should bo impressed upon our youth. But sad it is to state, the tn-n Who'd jobs to giro said, "C.ill again When you aro older , and we'll see— You need experience, dignity." At thirty Jim was trying still . To find a job which he could fill, But now no longer time did waste In nocking one to suit his taste; He still preferred the top, but said : "I'll take the foot, if not' the head." "Ahem!" the answer came, "you are Too old to start, too old by far, And y»:t too young to boss the show— Come back within a year or so." At forty Jim had not yet made The landing he'd so lo.iR es-ayid. The years hall thinned his raven hair 'To call him bald 'twere scarcely fair), But brought him wisdom, so t4iat he Cried. ' I'll take anything, you seel" Again they sharply looked him o'er. And shook their heads: "AhJin!...
The Rainfall. [Newspaper Article] — Ballan Times — 1 January 1914
The Rainfall. Following is a record of tho rainfuU for Ballan, as registered lit tho local Pom Oiiiee. No record is taken on Sundays. Friday ... —points Saturday ... 12 voints Monday ... — points Tuesday ... — points "Wednesday — points Thursday ... — points Total for 1901 ... 263S Total'for 1905 ... . ...28% — Total for 10QG • ' 2581 Total for 1907 ... 1307 Total for 190S ... 1«&lt;7 Total for 1909 ... 2(524 Total for 1910 ... 2516 Total for 1911 ... 3767. Total for 1013. January February March April May Julie July August September Oc toiict November December. January February March April May June July August September. October November December Total for 1913. 20. 1(17 10S 19t 107 261 197 1SS 523 71 267 295 23-10 29 88 929 118 481' 3'U 208 239 171 100 SiO m 3133
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Ballan Times — 1 January 1914
SCHRF.CK'S SChRECK'S POULTICE POULTICE JAN 01'to: TU3ER0U1.AB JOINTS, POIB ONBD SOSES, ABP0ES8E3, BOILS, OARBirNCI.' ;S, JAB. WV.TTT..OW, SPRAIN .. BTmjfS —r— AJ/D BAD TjBOS - >!• T'« -.v.* TCMflKRJ/AND ROAD, PASCOE VALK (NEAH COHDHG.) AT LAST! UGH-CLi S3 SWEDISH SIP»9j TORS isvnilable at pricw» HITT7ERT0 UNKNOWN Our introduction of t,b« VEY? MODEL "VEGA" (Iks dealt u death-blow to th* Eiorbitant Prices eharsrf>d by nm Competitor*. MAKE NO MI8TAKEI The New Model "VEGA:' it ^Tthin; r •S&T' W"K ASK all intending" buyer* »rifj tbwe statement, *nid 1 * VE MOKCY wbioli i» non» io« pi"* ;fil time*. PSIOESt i &lt;}*l £» Ifi 0 8R fl*l. £1 J t * ««l €10 19 # 80 Oa.1 €1« U J!ner(«io Oommi»l»n Attest* ' «' hron«hont Victoria. 1 Splendid opportunity Mnirt Ml*wn ' I'v. vn-dfcj, D«j>fcrtni»nl l P ," Buckeye Harvester Co "toSlfS^iflfrr WTf.»/""V v* VITADATIO PCfiBlANCmY CDUW rir&lt;Uttd»,UTtl-Aad XjJne* TrociWo. Gtttrfc ITVasv !s*ercV H* S«f fjt ?VtoA=V »v> * *»...
A DREAM. [Newspaper Article] — Ballan Times — 1 January 1914
A DREAM. An Irish peasant dreamt ho was vis iting the late Queen Viotoria, and was. asked by the Queen what he would like to drink. When he expressed the humble wish for a glass of the liquor associated with the name of Jameson, and, when the Queen, still full of hos pitality, wanted to know whether he would take it hot or cold, lie was foolish enough to prefer it hot. As the kettlo was not boiling, her Ma jesty in the dream hastened to make up the fire with her own hands, whilst her thirsty and loyal Irish subject waited anxiously. Alas, when the water came to the boil the noiso of the steam awoke him 1 •I'll take it cold next time!" he said, ivithr,Trm2u' -?ret.
Ballan Anglers' Club. [Newspaper Article] — Ballan Times — 1 January 1914
Ballan Anglers' Club. I "j"" 'T'lip Xraas day competition w;n L 1 a success, only four competitors cakl | part. The result was a win for B. Croply, who secured ouo tvj weighing 3ilbs. Up to this morning Mr 1i. G. 1,1 was leading in the monthly compel tion for the best basket, of trout, wilj three fish weighing 9}lbs. Daring the week a number oftioJ and perch were found dead in thl long hole near the Mill bridge. first the circumstances looked susl pioiotis, but it is now genurallj thought that the washings from the] new concrete chanucls may have lieetil the cause.' Permission has been granted b^ tho iDepartmont for offioers of the, Ballan club to remove fish from holes in which, if allowed to remain, they are likely to perish. Such cases should ba reported to Mr T. Gurry, whon they will receiva attention.
DRESSING HARNESS. [Newspaper Article] — Ballan Times — 1 January 1914
DRESSfiratfL For restoring harness or other lea ther that lias become hard and stiff, kerosene emulsion has been found val uable. It is made as follows:—Take one bar of good strong washing soap, dissolve in a quart of water and bring to boiling. To this add one pint ol keroseno oil, and stir, beat, and chum the whole until it combines into a creamy emulsion. Have a tub of warm water, into which paur the emuls.ou, and in this place tlio harness and let it soak for some time, and they wil. como clean very easily. Let it dry a little, until it seems dry on the outside, and then apply the harness oil. either neatsfoot, iish oil, or one of the pre pared oils like the Eureka. In fixing leather carriage tops it is necessary to wash over several times with the em ulsion to get it damp enough to oil; then apply the oil as in the harness. Old straps' which have become so brit tle as to crack seriously when bent are restored to their original softness and pliability by the treatment. If a new ...
Obltuary. [Newspaper Article] — Ballan Times — 1 January 1914
Obltu a0\ Mrs Am, SlmnaW a,-Kir,.^ ember, aged .71 years. Mr Uugald II. \v00(1 Fnaay Inst, llgtHl 34. , a patient, sufferer for' able tiiuc. Ho was a Cn ■ trade, and for somo yeJ licotod with this oiiice portimity oomq hi* !v„ been a successful Wl.;t0[, topics. For'.seviiiMl ve-ir- : i i ' r" I.V3 ...uiiiurent, 11,1,1 y iblo to follow his occiml ervals. Des|)itu ihU f„ct 1 !io faced life with C|J ind was at all tin^sT by former employers. mouths of his lil'u weiu , . home of his sister, yj,l Ballan, where lit) received! ting attention, ami every is expressed with tlm rci| their sad bereavement. T|J took place ou Sunday, the j beir.g in tho Balliuj New ( The Rev. E. J. Welch, o! Presbyterian Church, rend vice at the grave, ami MCSJI ,T. Walsh, T. O'Hehir nml J."| ncted us coffin-bearers. The ary arrangements were carl by Mr F. J. Mehrens. As the result of a riding Mr Harry Walsh died in thel Hospital on 21st December! deceased, who was the seconl Mrs and' the late Mr Jus. \v| Ballan,...
A SETTLER. [Newspaper Article] — Ballan Times — 1 January 1914
A SETTLER. A good story is related of a certain Parliamentary candidate known as a clever speaker and very effects© in dealing with a hostile*audienoe. On one occasion, when he had to address a meeting in his constituency, he had no sooner risen and said "Gentlemen, when someone threw au egg at kun. Quite unperturbed, he turned, to the offender and said—"1 *vas not speaking to vou ,sir 1" After that ho held his audience.
Sporting News. RIFLE SHOOTING. [Newspaper Article] — Ballan Times — 1 January 1914
Sporting News. RIFLE SHOOTING. A meeting of • committee o£ the Ballan Rifle Club will be held in the Mechanics' Institute on Friday evoning,-9th insfc., at 8 o'clock. Shooting for the December sweep stakes was concluded on Saturday, 20th inst. Eight, members took part, but none succeeded in reaching the limit (80). The winner turned up in J.'Cooper (77), J. Andrew being sec ond. The conditions were 8 shots and 2 optional sighters at 400 and 600 yards. Appended are the scores;.— Name J. Cooper J. Andrew L. Higgott R. Shnrikland S. Lay A. Lay E. Coker \V. F rasor Several members organised a "bob in" on Christmas Day, the ranges boing 400 and 5Q0 yards. A very high wind was blowing, but despite this the shooting was good, E. Coker (who reached the "possible" with the aid of his handicap) being the winner. S. Lay put up a great shoot, scoring 77 off the rifle—a line performance on such a day. A couple of other members indulged in practice, but did not subscribe to the sweepstake. Scores...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Ballan Times — 1 January 1914
\N STOWING TOT3It DH.E59, -'TUOV YOUR POCKET, TOOHi , .—-3 'h^u.—. . UJvS lOl1 ^HlQ no better than ilia*.' I deal strictly for Caish, consequently have no bad debts for which yon have to pay. I import a" my ma ■^riaJs diioct from the rn.'um/aotur nra_ and uioba si! Bulla ou my own premisea. I nan give yon t large RSBortment of phsdes to choose rruDi in /anoy and ib.j rery latest Indifto Dye iweedo, worst eds, Vicnaas. Twills, and the famous Geelong goree SAO snix TO MEASUBI. 35 - «iOt -0 ii a A B IJ H E. A iai£b aSM>rt iii t/n. oi Uvcr OUnV/UjfcS to cliooie from at j!u» ttniue -rio*. Pruwrns, Tap# und SAX. ?'orm •ti.t w any sd Jr vcs Fast w. h. brvcjF THE PKOPIiE'8 TAILOR, 169 B0DBKE-8T., MSLLODICNK. IP you have tried numbers of rem edies for your com plaint and failed to jyet any benefit DON'T GIVE .UP HOPE, there is still my system to try; and it has proved itself in 40 years' experience in treat ing evepy disease. " Where ignorance it a Crime, * ju»t pubfi'a'icrf. You' cannot ...
THE OLD HEROINES AND THE NEW. [Newspaper Article] — Ballan Times — 1 January 1914
THE OLD HEROINES AND THE NEW. As wo all know, tlio Dickons women all play an unimportant second fiddle to tlio men. .Dickens had tlio good fortune to live in a day when a wo- ' man's character was more or less a straightforward business, from his nice Florence Dombsy to liis horrible Mrs. Gamp. No one dreamt of specialising in the complicated mechanism of female temperaments, chiefly because it liad not been invented. Your Dickens women present 110 hysterical problems dillifult to comedy. I congratulate myself that somtouo else, not I, will h.nc to filiate on our Hardy and Mer edith wr.ui.'u at the coming centenar ies to be. But we make such rapid strides nowadays that probably, a lew vein's liciio?, even they will ssem no more than wooden dolls lacking subt lety and realism to a new, super-souled generation. And when we all celebrate the centenaries of Mr. Shaw and Mr. Galsworthy, what, I wonder, will then bo the comment on women that to-day seem so exactly lilco the real thing"? T...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Ballan Times — 1 January 1914
Wedding. PAULL—BULL, A wedding ot moio than usuij.1 interest took ' place at St. John's J Olnireh of England, Ballan, on Saturday afternoon, 20th December, whan Jlisi Jessie Bull, only daughter of Mrs niul tlio Into Mr C. Bull, of. Fiskon street, Ballan, was joined in th« bonds of holy matrimony with Mr I Albert John Punll, fourth .son of Mi ami Mrs Richard Paull, of Peel street, Ballarat. The bride enterett tuo > church loaning on the am of hot* " eldest brother, Mr Earnest Hull, by t whom sho was givon away. Tlio choir I rendering the hymn "The Voice that &lt; Breathed o'er JSdeu." The bride was ' charmingly attired in while Venetian 1 lace dross over which was brctonno ' not trimmed with pearls, Court train of Pharmeuso satin timmod with 1 pearls and orange blossom. Sho wore ; the customary wreath and veil and curried a shower bouquet. Miss Lizzie Cowell, cousin of tho "bride, - carried ..out the duties of chicf bridesmaid, assisted by Miss Millie Paul!, cousin of brid...