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PATTERN FOR LADY'S RUSSIAN COAT. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 13 June 1914
PATTERN FOR LADY'S RUSSIAN COAT. Made up in dark velvet trimmed I with fur, this coat will look very sty lish and most up-to-date. It repre sents "Everylady's Journal" pattorn is . 197. cut in three sizes—small, me dium and large. This pattern 'may be bought for ninepence from local pattern agent, or will be sent post free to any address if ninepence iu stamps is sent to Dept. "A." "Every lady's Journal," 37(i Swanston-street, n elbourne. State number of pattern and size required. If a penny stamp is sent to above address a 48-page catalogue will be sent to any reader who writes "Send free catalogue." "So you .have no references?" said Farmer Giles to the boy who offered himself as a farm' hand. "No, sir'," said the youngster. "But the reason is that I left without ask ing for one. You see, when I had been there a month a ajpv died, and wo had to eat it. Some weeks after wards a pig died, and—would you be lieve it?—we had to eat that Well, two days ago the old woman died, and so I.h...
A PLACE FOR HIS HEART. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 13 June 1914
,'A PLACE FOR HIS HEART." "I married you In order to love you in God and according to the need o£ my heart, and in order to have in th* midst of the strange world a placo Tor my heart, which all the world'.! bleak winds' cannot chill, and where I may find the warmth of the homo : lire, to which I eagerly betake myself when it is stormy and cold without." ! Can you imagine whose wordB are these?. Perhaps you might say they | ' rt'Cr'e--^*rltten - b^-sbme ,/pve8fcK''fleiirt-'\ mentalist; but . you would mistake.; They are found in the "Love Letters > of Prince Bismarck," which have just been published, and from their am ple pages you could cull a hundred similar passages. There are many different judgments of Prince His marck current in the world to-day, but there cannot be two opinions as to the purity and depth of his affea tion for his wife. Probably she was the greatest single force that ever entered his life. She does not seem to have been an intellectual or a brilliant woman,...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 13 June 1914
0P • ^ of Large Experience Recommend to their Patients. NURSE CATHERINE KORTING of 176 Davis Street, Brunswick, Vic., writes as follows (29/2/12): CLEMENTS TONIC LTD. " I am writing about the amount of good CLEMENTS TONIC has done my daugh ter. In January last year, she was operated upon for appendicitis. She was eight weeks in the. hospital, and came home very weak and rundown. I gave her several ! bottles of Clements Tonic. It soon strengthened her nerves, she was as well as I could wish.her before long. Fourteen years ago I first used this medicine as a nurse and have recommended it times out cf number. I have ? seen people restored to lieallh j and strength, and blccs the j day they heard of it. It i never failed to do good. i! &lt; tnod) j I CATHERINE KOKT'NG." j! ; j Never he without this tnerticme if rui- : j .Unrn, with \V&lt;Mk Nctvcs. I!nri »! I i'oor tite or Constipation, it ' u.* i; ' tlie hum:iu syMlrm in on!er U&w ALL CHEMISTS a ST.",nrs SELL IT...
BALLARAT WHOLESALE PRODUCE MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 13 June 1914
UALLAlvAT WHOLESALE PRODUCE MARKET. ' . Tho Quotations are:—Wheat, 3/11 tov mime milliii}?. Oats: i^air seed, 1/11 to 2/ for Heavy foe&lt;l. l'eas, 4/ ti> 4,'G. Uar ]ov: I'riiuc. 3/3; fair to Rood, 2/9 to SI; Cane 2/3. Flour. J:9. Bran. JS/HVipo - laixl -Co/15/. I'oUitoBS,' .£3/o, to O-J/lo/. llay: licit eliaiiinc. .£2 to .r2/2/G; luangor, .5:2/57 to straw, 32/G.
DEREEL. P.L.L. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 13 June 1914
IlEltEEL. P.L.L. A very enthusiastic Labor meet ing was beld here on Saturday even ing, when addresses were given on political questions by Messrs Rich ards, Kingston, and Berry. It was decided to organise all parts of the district in readiness for the coming fight. Mr J. Klein presided.
II. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 13 June 1914
A little kick, a shudder, and the great Gneugeot swept rushing over the grass of the aerodrome. Traill keyed the snoring engine up and up. then, with the easy lift of an athlete taking a hurdle, the plane was off the ground. Traill's machine banked sharply, and the plane swung up in lyric cir cles en spiral. In a moment they were above the highest lace-work of trees, and before them in the clarity of the morning lay, like a pattern of bright jewellery, the valley that is the centre of Pomerannia. Train hoicked his machine up quickly to avoid the down-trend of the trees, swept gently to the left, and in an instant had opened out, and they were skimming in their ef-. fortless and Irresistible rush north wards. The Baronessa leant forward from I the passenger seat and shouted in his ear. "Thirty-one minutes' start. Can we catch him?" Traill nodded to a trembling steel finger on a dial. As the woman look ed, the finger crept round from figure to figure. Now it was 63, now it was 70; in ...
THE AIRMAN AND THE ANARCHIST. AN AVIATOR'S MAD FLIGHT AND FIGHT FOR THE LIFE OF A KING. I. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 13 June 1914
THE AIRMAN AND THE ANARCHIST. AN AVIATOR'S MAD FLIGHT AND FIGHT FOR THE LIFE OF A KING. I. Three perspiring and explosive men and a woman as calmly beautiful and as regal as one of Bouguereau's Madonnas, called Frazer Traill out of bed in the bitter grey of the morning. Frazer Traill had been working late into the night, putting the final touches to his monoplane for the big £5000 duration flight. He was in an irritable mood. He refused to per form the ceremony of donning an ade quate costume, and, in pyjamas and dressing gown, went down at the heels of the night-porter to the hotel lounge. When he looked into the calm eyes of the woman, he wished at least he had brushed his hair. The men annoyed him. They were excitable creatures, true Latin sons 01 the Pomerannia principality, in which they all were at that moment. They all talked together. They as saulted him with their visiting cards. From the wild and eddying cloud of their conversation Frazer Traill un derstood that they wante...
Surprising the Parson. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 13 June 1914
Surprising the Parson. A provincial laborer recently lost the greater part of his furniture through a lire. The vicar of the par ish headed a subscription list, and the sum of nine pounds was raised for the benefit of the family. Fearing, as is often the case, that the money would not be laid out to the best ad vantage, the reverend gentleman ac companied the man and his wife to the furniturp. stores,, and advised them in their purchases. They totalled to seven-and-slx above the amount collected, which sum the generous vicar paid himself. "There, now, I think we've finished," he remarked to the couple. A whispered consultation between the man and wife followed. "The mis sus was wonderin' whether you un derstood bicycles, sir," explained the man, "and she thought. If you did, maybe you wouldn't mind giving me a hint about what sort of a machine I'd better buy." "You surely can't afford to 'buy a bi cycle, James?" remarked the amazed vicar. "Oh, yes, air!" chimed the woman, proudly ex...
III. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 13 June 1914
III. The country Hung past beneath them, 'blurred like a film. The De Bolli mono grew larger before tnem, but before them, too, grew tho massy and sombre magnificence of the foyal forest. j The plane was but two miles away, tne Venne Forest less than twelve." | Traill cajoled his machine yet high er. He wanted to be above the De Polli in the test of skill and daring I that was presently to come. Ho was balancing himself even against the wind pressure like a thing of springs and wire. His handsome face was strained and tense, all his muscleB braced taut, his quick hands flngerel I the controls with exquisite delicacy, and under him the great plane respon ded like a thing vibrant and alive. The De Bolli came nearer and near er in perceptible degrees. They could see the back of the anarchist FrasN naic as he sat rigid, concentrated on the working of his machine, totally unaware, thanks to the noise of his own tractor, of their approach. They could see the play of his hands as he nursed...
BALLARAT POULTRY MARKET. Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 20 June 1914
BALL A RAT POULTRY MARKET. Thursday. T. ,T. r^nvloss ;ilul Co. report:—A full supply penned, and prices uuchunKcd: — Turkeys, plentiful, prime heavy-weights only, maldng SU1 per lb, inferior from 5d to 7}&lt;i; prime loo-sters to 6/, extra 7/6, me dium 3/6 to 4/6, inferior from 1/6 lo 3/; prime hens to 4/3, ordinary lots 3/ to 3/6; prime pullet*, to 8/3; ducks 3/9, Kunners io !>/; geese, 5/ to 6/3.
BALLARAT WHOLESALE DAIRY PRODUCE MARKET. Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 20 June 1914
BALLARAT WHOLESALE DAIRY PRODUCE MARKET. Thursdny. 1. J. .Lawless and Lo. (Into M UrcRor Bros) report: — Butter: I'rimo factory prints, 1/2; lump. 1/1 to 1/1.\; dairy, lOd to lid: separator, 1/ to 1/J. Eggs, 1/2 to 1/3. Bacon: Sides, 10d to lid; middles. If; ham. 1/3. Lard, 8d. Honev. 31(1 in 31&lt;1. Cheese. 8Jd to Oil. 1'hillijis and Chamberlain report:—But ter: I'rimo factory prints, 1/2: lump, 1/11; separator, lOd to 101 (1; dairy, 8u. 1/4.' Bacon: Sides, lfd: middles, 1/; hams, 1/3. Ilone.v, 3d to 3Jd. Lard, 7Jd. Cliec.se, 8]d to 9d. Onions: Brown Suno ish, JL'8. Potatoes, J&llol to .£4/10/.
BALLARAT HORSE MARKET. Friday. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 20 June 1914
IJALLAKAT HOliSE MARKET. Friday. Coghlau, Hoa6e, and Co. report:—We oC fereu at auction at our 'yards this week &lt;52 horses, 1U2 cuttle, 17.'! pigs. liorses: Supplies forward for this week's market *ero only moderate, and consisted chietly ji' 7 and 8 yoar draughts, a few medium ^•ouiig draughts, active delivery and light Harness horses; but good ponies and heavy draughts were scarce. Consign ments came from tlio surrounding dis tricts, together with the usual entry of City and Town animals. Owing to tho counter attractions, tho attendance was not so lurgo; still. Tor all goAd, sound animals, thero was firm competition, and prices ruled on a par with last week's quo tations. Wo still have buyers unsup plied for hig, heavy draughts, suitable for contract work, and can adviso intending sellers to forward. Tho feature of to day's yarding was two head of extra heavy draught geldings of Mr W. W. Quipk, ivliich realised the prices quoted below:— Wo mndo sales for the following v...
Sporting. COURSING. PITFIELD AND CAPE CLEAR CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 20 June 1914
spotting. 00TJU9ING. PJTFIKU) AND CArB Cl.TIAK CLUB. Tho first meeting of tho ncwly-formcd l'itfield and Capo Clear Coursing Club w.is held on Saturday at ttio Glentine ins tate, llollybusb. The weather was fine, and there was a splendid attendance of lovers of the sport. A good start was made, and, 'hares being plentiful, good headway was made by noon, aud tho coursing was completed early in the af ternoon. On account of tlm turf being hard and drv, a number of the dogs hud lo be withdrawn after the first round. The olGeials attended to their duties well, and materially enhanced tho miccrew or the meeting. The stake was a 1(5 all-aged dog one. at -£1/1/ cneh. Winner, .£10; runner-tip, .Cft; two &lt;logs, Aacli* J.Jjo rr^nlk First round.—C. M'Cuslter's lady Laird beat A. Guthrie's Locust: Hewitt and Wallia' Joyclcn's -Kins beat E. K^an* Shirley; W. Sl'Convallc'a Miss Mindai brat .T. O'DonirellVs Silver Tone; J. O'DonnollV Magic Hod bent «T. H. Cat ton's Capo Clear Lass; L. H...
CORINDHAP. I.O.O.F. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 20 June 1914
CORINDIIAl*. I.O.O.F. The Loyal Aurora Lodge bold a special meeting on Saturday even ing last. Grand Warden Bro. Elsey from Smythesdale, occupied the N.G. chair, V.V.G.M. Bio. Shaw, from Berringa, the Vice Grand's chair. The quarterly and balf-yeai ly reports and balance sheet were submitted, and were received and arfnntnd. The visiting brothers ir, stalled the following officers in their r-spective chairs :—N.G., Bro. H. Taylor ; (Y.G. absent); secretary, Bro. C. W. Stanbrook; treasurer, Bro. R. Jolly ; warden, Bro. F. B. Camm ; conductor, Bro. W. P. K. Roberts; N.H S. to N.G., Bro. J. Hall; N.H.S. to V.G., Bro. James Smith; financial committee, Bros. H. Taylor, F. W. Camm, and J. Michell. The uBttal vote of thanlis to the visitors, proposed and re spon ded to, closed a very pleasant meeting. ] For C hronic Chest Complaints, Wo ods' Great Peppermint Cure, Is 6a
EVERY MAN, WOMAN, AND CHILD BOOKED. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 20 June 1914
EVERY MAN, WOMAN, AND CHILD BOOKED. The first thing that strikes the liberty-loving person when he settles down in Berlin, or even puts up at a boarding-house for a short stay, iB the "Anmeldungspflicht," or duty of re porting oneself to the police. Before he has been in the house many hours he Is presented with a printed form on which he is compelled to fill in all kinds of particulars about himself under penalty'of a heavy fine and eventually imprisonment if he fails to do so, or if he writes down de tails which the police afterwards as certain to toe untrue. First of all the newcomer has to write down his full name, the exact date of his birthday, the name of the place in which he was 'born, and the nature of his occupation. Then he must state what his religion is, and if he believes in none at all he must duly enter himself as an infidel. Fur ther, he must state what his nation ality is, and whether he is in posses sion of A passport to prove bis iden tity. - - These particulars...
NEWTOWN. OBITUARY. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 20 June 1914
NEWTOWN. OBITUARY. The remains of the late Donald Armstrong, of Browne, -who suc cumbed after a lingering painful illness, were iuterred in the Smythesdale Cemetery on Sunday week, and the funeral was largely attended. The members of the Loyal Smythesdale Lodge preced ed th6 hearse, which wa8 followed by many vehicles. The coffin bearers were HesBra 3. Armstrong, A. Armstrong, J. Dalton, and T. Dickson ; and the pall-beareip were, Br W. H. S. Pearson (C.S., Ballarat District), Br W Causon (D.G.M., Ballarat District), Br J. M'lntyrc, D.G., J. Boden, P.G., T. Gist, P.G, C. F. Tregonning (secretary), Cr W. Williamson (Mayor of Smylhesdale), Messrs W. H. Hockrid^o (town clerk), T. H. Heard, C. Baddeley, A. Hatfield, J. Crosthwaite, T. Hearne, H. Mathiesdn, and Oc D. Aiabett. The Rev. W. Reid conducted tha services at the house and grave, ahd Br W. H. S. Pearson, C.S., read the Manchester Unity service.
JOHN LEE'S DREAM. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 20 June 1914
JOHN LEE'S DREAM. Sentenced to death for the murder of Emma Keyse, lady-in-waiting to the lato Queen Victoria, at Babbicombe, pear Torquay, John Lee was brought out for execution in Exeter Gaol on February 25, 1885. Overnight Lee had dreamt that three attempts would be made to carry out the sentence, but that all three would prove unsuccess ful, and his life be preserved. He re vealed this to Warder Bennett, who reported the circumstance to the go vernor of the prison. All possible pre caution was taken; but, nevertheless, Lee escaped the gallows. Everything having been made ready, Lee stood on the trap of the gallows, which had just recently ibeen erected. The signal -was given, and Berry, the executioner, pulled the lever—'but the trap refused to fall! The faces of all present expressed be wilderment. Berry gave the lever an other feverish pull, and the warders on either side stamped upon the trap; but it would not move. Lee was then marched off, with the cap still over his face, ...
DEREEL. CRIBBAGE TOURNAMENT. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 20 June 1914
I) I] (C CEL. CRIBBAGE TOURNAMENT. A cribbage tournament was play ed between the Golden lt«ef and Dereel Clubs. Great interest was taken by the local people in the tournament, ami there waB a very large attendance, several ladies be ing present. The tournament was won by Golden lteef, 18 games be ing played. A single-handed game tor the championship waB played Oetweon Mr A. Ilichardsou, of Hal larat, and Mr W. Builer, of Dereel, and was won by Mr RichardBon. After the games light refreshments were handed round by the Badies. Woods' Great Peppermint Cure, For Coughs and Colds, neTer fails, 1/6
THE LAND OF TAXES. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 20 June 1914
THE LAND OF TAXES. Everything in Japan is taxed. There are stamps on all bank cheques, and when j'ou pay your bill your receipt has a stamp. Every (business is tax ed according to the amount of its vol ume, and every peddler, chauffeur, and jinriksha man pays a license. There is a tax on medicines, on sake and liquors and on Japanese soy, the sauce which the people use -with their food. All incomes pay taxes, and these grow with the amount of one's proper ty. There are about 8,000,000 famil ies in Japan, and all are expected to pay a certain percentage if they make more than £35 a year. 'There are, of course, taxes on lands, ■which now run from 3 per cent, upward to 17 per cent., according to the class of the land. There are inheritance taxes, mining taxes, taxes on stock exchan ges, and the issue of bank-notes. There are customs duties on every thing imported, and there is a special tax on travellers, whether they go by steamboat, eteam train, or an electric car. This tax depends o...