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THE SMART SET. [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 16 February 1914
THE SMART SET. Mr Walter George's famous com pany of English entertainers, orga. nised under the above title, will make their initial appearance before a Mtaryborough audience at the Town Hall on Friday, 20th inst. The Smart Set will give songs, anees, and specialties from their extensive repertoire, and the pro gran?mme will include the first pro. duction here of one of the numerous musical comediettas for which this talented organisation is noted. An English newspaper, in writing of this company, says :-"Something that is neither a concert, a vaude ville performwnce, nor a musical comedy, and yet partakes of all such is the definition of the enter tainment provided at the Queen's Hall by 'The Smart Set.' Indi vidually, the artists are admirably equipped. They are vocalists, one and all; one or two of them are splendid dancers; in quartette sing ing they would be hard to beat; and in ensemble they move about the stage with an abandon and neat ness that makes the show go with a full...
THE CAROL OF THE POOR CHILDREN. [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 16 February 1914
THE CAROL OF THE POOR CHILDREN. We are the poor children, come out to see Eights On this day of all days, on this night of nights, The stars in merry parties are dancing in the sky, A fine star, a new star, is shining on high! We are the poor children, our lips are frosty blue, We cannot sing our carol as well as rich folk do, Our todies are so empty we have no singing voice, But this night of all nights good child ren must rejoice. We do rejoice, we do rejoice, as hard as we can try, A fine star, a new star, is shining in the sky ! And while we sing our carol, we think of the delight The happy kings and shepherds make in Bethlehem to-night. Are we naked, mother, and are we starv ing-poor ? Oh, see what gifts the kings have brought outside the stable door; Are we cold, mother, the ass will give his hay To make the manger warm and keep the cruel winds away. We are the poor children, but not so poor who sing Our carol with our voiceless hearts to greet the new-born king On this night ...
"THE DOMINOES." [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 16 February 1914
"THE DOMINOES." Next Thursday evening, at the Town Hall, Maryborough, Mr M Lucas will present the " Dominoes," a bright, attractive programme of vaudeville specialities. Dancers. singers, ragtime exponents, bal ladists, and all that goes to provide first-class amusement will be on tap. Among the artists appearing will be Miss Nella Holden, a top-notch singer and tyrolean vocalist ; Mr Bish Dudley, the comedian and dancer who on every occasion is cordially welcomed. Miss Lavinia Tyson's work at the piano is some thing to hear. The " Dominos" con sist of eight in number, attired in gorgeous costumes. The bill of fare is somewhat different from the ordinary vaudeville, and should prove a big drawing attraction on Thursday next. The prices are 2s and ls; children, half-price. Day sales and seats may be reserved at Harstedt's, High-street.
WITH THE DAISIES. [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 16 February 1914
WITH THE DAISIES. I was in a field to-day, Where some little children were; They were dancing at their play, Free from work and thought and care; When one said, and kindly, too, " We would like to play with you." So I chased a butterfly, I chased a curl of thistledown, I chased a bird into the sky, And hid to see would it come down; And I chased a painted ball, And I nursed a little doll. Waving frock and pinafore Little red-cheek 1 curly head I Laughing voices i I am sore That we ever must be aped From the sunlight and the play, In the fields of holiday. -James Stephens, in "Harper's."
THE LONGEST DAY. [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 16 February 1914
THE LONGEST DAY. How brief the longest day ! The glowing sun that seeks the western sky, The fickle cuckoo calling as she flies. The shadows lengthening as the bright hours pass, The dewdrops glistening on the thirsty grass, The evening breeze that whispers in the grove That fleet is Time, and fleeter still is Love: "Take heed, glad heart," they say; "Soon dies the longest day !" How brief the longest day I Each petal falling to its mossy bed, The drooping bracken crushed beneath our tread, The nightingale's refrain when daylight dies, The darkness deepening 'neath the sombre skies, The swallows flying low before the rain, Each lonely soul that wrestles with life's pain: "Rejoice, sad heart," they say; "Soon dies the longest day!" -Nora C. Usher, in "Chambers's Journal."
No Title [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 16 February 1914
Complaints have reached this office concerning illegal fishing practices that are being carried on in the district streams, and more especially in the Bet Bet Creek and Avoca River. It is stated that from Timor right up stream to Bang Bong the former waterway has been sys tematically netted. This is one of the most unfair methods of taking fish-even more so than the use of fixed lines-and it is to be hoped that the police will promptly do something to check it. The men who net stream fish are not sports in any sense, any more than those selfish individuals who shoot quail and duck out of season, usually when the birds are breeding. It is probably this netting of the creeks that is responsible for the rapid decrease in the fish supply of late. Honest fishermen are not getting a chance at all, and if it is not soon stopped the fine blackfish, for one, will soon be an altogether unobtainable quantity. For a close net takes all sizes of fish, and when men are unsportsmanlike enough to u...
AUSTRALIAN QUOTATIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 16 February 1914
AUSTRALIAN QUOTATIONS. Pain paves the way for keener joy, And wondrous thoughts uproll When the large moon of Peacelqooks down On high tide in the Soul. -Roderic Quinn.: "The Hidden Tide." On the sea-lake's face such a gleam is cast That it lies on the earth, in the 4ay's red clove, Like the quivering leaf of a heavenly rose. -Louise Mack: " The Lagoon at Manly." All is not daylight in the day, Not knowledge in the known; The life we are, the prayer we pray, From deep to deep is blown. -Bernard O'Dowd: " Mystic " in " Do minions of the Boundary." What worth is fame ? 'Tis but a name Blown world-wide, dustily How slow, how slow The laurels grow, How fast the cypress tree. -Hugh M'Crae: "Ehen Fagaces." Come again, Little Heart! I knock at the door, I wait for a footfall Over the floor! "Come again, Little Heart! Dost hear? It is I!" ( . . . Only the wind And the silence reply.) -Mary Gilmore,
COMMERCIAL. WHOLESALE PRODUCE MARKETS. MELBOURNE, Saturday. [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 16 February 1914
WHOLESALE PRODUCE MARKETS. MELBOURNE, Saturday. Wheat.-The market is steady, with little offering in town, while in the country the farmers are now bringing in little for sale, the active period of the eeason for couptry business now- reaching its close. Parcels are quoted at 3/8 alongside, and farmers' lots at 3/7 to 3/77. The London market is quieter. Flour.-The association price for local consumption is £81151 delivered. -Bran and- Pollard.-The association price for both articles is £4/15! deiivered. Barley--The demand for barley below prime, of which the offerings are almoet entirely composed, has fallen off. Prinse. however, issaleable at quotations, Prime Chevalier .malting is quoted at 3;6, and good at 312 to 314. A fair-sized hine or medium Cape has been sold at 2/?2, while for really prime up to 2/4 is quoted. Oats.-The tone of the market is quieter, and some of the country buying limits are being reduced. Current rates are:-Good to prime milling 119 to 119;, special and se...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 16 February 1914
~ti;iy~t ~2~~ NGA~i TO ATO ~AUJ ItM i-v' 3,ý t¾Ec3 ,n nothing was~ted. ýngrm's makes the ~hS ~d~&~t ev JAS. MiNFJIE & CO., AMARYIBOROUGH FLOUR MILLS. 'PHONE 47. A. LAND, Manager. FLOUR, MEAL, BRAN, POLLARD, and WHEAT, AT CURRENT RATES.; Notice to District Consumers. -iOur Bran and Pollard iq Branded distinctly with our name (MINIFIE.) Ask for that Brand only and SUPPORT LOCAL INDUSTRY. . DISTRICT FARMERS PLEASE NOTE- EAT ~IN ANY QUANTITIES, BOUGHT UP TO 10,000 BAGS. A T :HIGHEST MARKET PRICE. CH1 ON DELIVERY. For Wheat Delivered to the Mill id. per bus, above Melbourne equivalent given. ARTIFICIAL MANURES. ICUMING SMITH'S MANURES HAVE THE L~ARGEST SALE IN AUSTRALIA. FARMERS-Send Your Orders at Once to H. E. WLLIAMS, SOLE DISTR[ ICT AGENT, HIGH-STREET, MA.RYEOROUGH. The Wor' dP aily Medic~n~e, Afamily medicine is a necessit,. The human body is an intricLate piece of machinery which is casil put out of order, and unless tl: wF.o?he rgh~iifed in its earlc, st K s agener...
THE TIDE OF EMIGRATION. [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 16 February 1914
THE TIDE OF EMIGRATION. aSom interesting Statistics concern ing emigration from Great Britain to the oolonies. are given by 'Mr John ion's book 'A History of Emigration frcoi the United Kingdom to North Amerrica." The highest figure was r-a.fhed in 1911, when 184,860 people of British Nationality left those shores for Canada, and 80,770 for Australia and New Zealand, In 1901, the tigures wer' 15,757t and 15,350 res eively, e which were below the aver agf, or in 1881 as many as 23,912 B3ritishers went to Canada. and 22,682 to Australia and New Zealand. The emigration to the United Stat-es was far greater in former days, reaohing the high , ter mark of 201.526 in 1827. whlereas only 121.814 people of British extraction left. our shores for ithe States in 1911. The exodus of agricultural laboers has l, rg:y- increa ed lately, amountintg to 3.231 in 1?11, as compared with 12," h in 1901. It in~eresting to note at. the same time that Irish Em igration iS on t;1e d-oline. In 1853, 173.148...
FIVE HOURS IN A WHIRLPOOL. MOTOR-BOAT'S ADVENTURE [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 16 February 1914
FIVE HOURS IN A WHIRLPOOL. MOTOR-BOAT'S ADVENTURE Peter Langard, of Copenhagen, a young cinematograph actor, nearly lost his life while attempting to make a trip through the Whirlpool rapids, just below Niagara Falls in a small motor boat. He safely and swiftly navigated the tempestuous waters of the gorge and reached the outer edge of the famous whirlpool, when the engine went "dead." For five hours, Langard drifted round and round, bailing like a madman, as the leaky boat took water.. Every minute he could see planks drifting about him suddenly sucked down to the jagged rocks below by the grip of the pool. At eighet o'clock a freakish current ,wept the boat near enough to the shore for a line to be thrown aboard, and Langard, shivering and exhausted, was safely landed. Langard began his perilous journey at three o'clock, and the powerful motor boat darted t.hrough the tearing waters with beauti ful precision. The terrible strain, how evcr, caused the engine to stop, and. the boat ...
SPORTING NEWS. CAULFIELD RACES. MELBOURNE, SATURDAY. [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 16 February 1914
SPOR T iG NEWY 4-. CAULFIELD RACES. MELBOURNE, SaTURDAY. The autumn racing campaign was commenced to-day at Cautield in fine, warm weather. Results : \VARREIN HURDLE. Widden (@Gregor) 1. 1 The MaV c Nut (Cairns).. 2 Wingarara (Cahill).. .. 3 Betting" 6 to - agaiinet V'Widden, 5 to 2 Wintgrara. FEDERAL STAKES. Raheen (R. Smart) .1... Maharajaj h (J. !ilor) .. 2 Andesine (Ri c- o Betting .5 to on Traquette, 15 to 1 Raheen. IOND CUP. Effervescence (J. Kilorn) 1 Lord Grey (I. Leonard) .. 2 Prizefighter (Ke yi ) .. . 3 Betting : 5 to 2 against Efferves cence, 3 to 1 St. "a no. 1AL._ i PLATE, Popinjay (Connel') .. .. 1 Nuwara ET_'!iva ( vFlyman) , 2 Four Flush Kiiiorn) .. 3 Betting: to 2 against Woorak, 7 to 1 Popinjay. ion by a length and a quarter. ST. GER-E?'t . STAKES. Jolly BLegu r (Pike) .. .. 1 Mountain P'ri"c- s (Turner) 2 Andelosia (La' bert) .- 8 Bettinge 7 to 4 _aainst Cider, 9 to 2 Joiio - , and Mountain Princes~ SAL[SBU 'Y WELTER. Gold Brnw nlb.rt) .. 1 Recaller (Foubham) -2 ...
MANAGERS' REPORTS. [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 16 February 1914
MANAGERS' REPORTS. Beaufort Deep Leads, Beaufort.-Main east level extend d 441t, in "kind " country; total, 992ft. No 1 east rise North drive extended 77ft.; total 127ft. Oathcart, Ararat.-No. 3 shaft-North end-No. 6 rise-Top deck-East pros pecting drive to 70ft., last 3Sft. poor: wash rose to 3ft. above back; stopped. Crosedriving, truckroading, and panelling on Nos, 3, 5, and 6 rises with fair results. Duke Extended, Bet Bet.-North-east level-No. 1 rise-Opened south-east and driven 16ft., wash lit. Gin. over back. South-east level-A rise: North-west drive extended to 561t,, wash improving in appearance and showing little gold in prospects. B rise: North-west drive to 1001t., not payable. South-west branch I --No. 3 rise-South-west drive extended to 133ft. in cemented wash carrying a little rough gold; north-west drive off came to 35it., fair quality. Four parties blocking and panelling in other parts on payable wash. Duke and Main Leads Cone., Bet Bet. West end-Resumed driving wes...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 16 February 1914
Busicmsa Noticea. -A-r LUCAS'S S. . SALE ?G-+ SALE TO-DAY. A Monee-Saving Opportunity TOR THRIFTY PEOPLE. O UR every effort since Christmas has • been bent in preparations for mak ing this Sale the most stock-reducing event in our history. Every line throughout our huge stock of a seasonable character we have ruth lessly price-pruned, and many end-of season purchases fro u Melbourne manu facturers will be sold At Less than they cost to produce. EverpCBy Etaple Goodg, each as HOUSEHOLD LINENS, No withstanda', late C_ thd acd tucce of prices in the hotue msrkete, will be sub stantially reduce], and bearing in mind the fact that our goods came direct to us from the looms and are b:ught for prompt cash, no city hou-e with their big expenses can afford e serve you as cheaply as we can and will. SEE OUR BIG PRICE-LIST. It one has not been deli'ereu at your door, a word and we will ;mail you one. OUR ADVICE IS SHOP IN THE MIORNINGS, Afternoons will be Crowded. SEO. LUCAS & CO., 'PE...