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Commercial. CAPE CLEAR STOCK SALE. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 20 June 1914
Gommefsiai. :o: CAPE CLEAR STOCK SALE. Dalgety and Co. report.— Wo hold our usual monthy stock sale at Capo Clear on Monday last, when we yarded 618 sheep and 109 head of cattle. We had a largo attendance of buyers, and report a very successful sale There was a brisk demand for all classes of stock, and wo sold everything yarded under the hammer except two head of cattle. Sheep—Our yarding consisted princi pally of fats and forward conditioned sorts. We sold—Account P. J. Callag han, 2 crossbred wethers 30s Gd, 25 cross bred ewes and wethers 21s 4d, 34 do 16s lOd; Reynolds Bros., 2 crossbred ewes 24s 2d, i do wether 24s 3d, 26 crossbred we thers 23s 9d; 4 fat lambs 21s; J. E. John son, 60 crossbred wethers 23s 7d; D. H. Gibson, 36 comeback wothers 20s Id, 34 do 18s 9d; J Ryan, 13 merino wethers 19s Id; W. H. F. Carr, 41 crossbred wethers 21s lid; E. M Johnson, 19 do 17s 9d; G. Brown, 20 merino wethers 16a 8d; M. Cunningham, 21 merino ewes 13s Gd; J. Judge, 52 merino wothers 14s, 84 ...
BALLARAT POULTRY MARKET. Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 20 June 1914
BALLAKAT VOULTKY MARKET. Thursday. T. ,1. J jaw I ess JUKI (_o. report;:—A lull supply panned, ivnd prices unchanged: — Turkeys, plentiful, prime heavy-weights only, making Slil per lb, inferior from .rnl to /.]&lt;!; primp ioosUw-r. to li/, extra 7/G, me dium 3/G to 4/G. inferior' from 1/0 to !>/; prime liens to 4/3. ordinary lots 31 to 3,0; prime pullets, to 8/3; ducts 3/0. 1!miners to 5/j geese, 5/ to 0/3. • ■'
BALLARAT LIVE STOCK MARKET. Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 20 June 1914
BALL.UUT LIVE STOCK MAHKET. Tuesday. I F-it Cattle.—Only..Ill heau camp ior ward for to-day's sale; lihout one-half be ing pood to prime quality, the remainder principally odd lots. The attendance of buyers was under the average, but values for best -pens show an improvement on last week, whilst for other descriptions and cows the market was easier. Quota tions :—Prime ''pens bullocks, .£'15/10/ to JE17/10/; (food pens bullocks .£12/10/ to JEW: medium. .£8 to JCIO/IO/: best cows. JB9/17/6 to JC10/12/6. Averages: Kr W. O. Head, WsiTleigh, Alvie. 8 bullocks, .£17 1/3; Mr W. Thomson Manifold. Piirmm bete, Camperdown, 10 bullocks. .£14/12/3; Mr "William Bead, Melrose, Tiocac. 10 bullocks. .£14: Mr Ii. M. Murray. llnrn brae, Penslitirst, 10 bullocks, £10117/9. Calves.—12 penned; best forward selling to £61151. Shoep.—2740 came forward for to-day's sale; a small number being prime, balance chiefly good to useful quality. There was a fair attendance of buyers prrscnt. The market opened low...
BALLARAT WHOLESALE DAIRY PRODUCE MARKET. Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 20 June 1914
. BALLAKAT W HOLES AT.e' DA1IIY I'KOBUCE MAKKET. T. J. Lawless ami Co.. (Into M'Gregor Bro«.) report': — Butt'cr: Primo factory prints, 1/2; lump, 1/1 to 1/lSj dairy, lOd to'lid; separator, 1/ to- 1/i, "Eggs, 1/2 to 1/3. Bacon: Sides, lOd to lid; middles. If; ham. 1/3.' Lard, '&1. Houev. 3}il to 31&lt;1. Chceso, 8)d,t9 Oil" - ' Phillips and Chamberlain reportBut ter: Prima factory prints; '1/2: lump, 1/11; separator, lOd. lo 10J.il; dairy, 8d. Ejrgs, 1/4. llaeon: Sides. JJtl: middles, 1/; liams, 1/3. Honey, 3d to UJd. Lard. 7Jd. Cheese. 8.'.d to 9d. Onions.: Brown Span ish, 4J8. * Potatoes, JI3/l^/ to JC-I/IO/.
BALLARAT PIG MARKET. Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 20 June 1914
BAX.LARAT TIG MARKET. Wednesday. Ccglilan, Boaso and Co, report:—A gooil yarding camc forward for to-day's mar ket, including a number of good baconers and stores, very few porkers and stores being penned. A good attendance of the curcrs and trade was present. Baconers: The market again opened to brisk com ■petition, and high prices again ruled. Best pens, .£4/6/ to .£4/9/ to £4/10/6 to '£4/11/, at which prices we sold for 21 Tondore in i>ens of one to 10 head; whilst top price of the market was i'f/11,6, which . wc obtained for Mrs Newton, Ullina; good pens, £3/15/ to .£3/19, 6 to .24/2/6 to -£4/5/6; others, from £3/6/ to £3/14/; half fats. £2/15/ to £3/3/. Porkers: The de mand is firm, with curcrs taking all top pens. Best, £2/12/ to £"2/18/; a few to i£3/3/: others, from £2/5/. Forward stores: Owing to increased supplies price* ■were easier. Best, 40/ to 45/; others, from 3C/. Slips, £1/131 to £1/15/. Young pigs: Best, 23/ to 27/; others, from 18/; small, 13/0. Choppers: A fai...
THE MILLHANDS' PETITION [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 20 June 1914
THE MILLHANDS' PETITION By John Rankine. Nurse Edgar, of St. Blanc's Hospi tal, stared at the letter. .Messrs. Blano and Huiton, solicitors, Temple-lane, desired her presence in their office at her earliesc convenience. For what purpose Nell Edgar could not imagine. That afternoon a very pretty girl will; a very palpitating heart entered Binne and Hulton's oiiice and shyly gave her name. "Pleased to malte your acquaint ance, Miss Edgar," said Mr. Blane, the well-known family solicitor. "Pos sibly you are unaware of your grand father's death?" "1 was even unaware that 1 had a grandfather alive." "Ah! Is that so? Just give me a precis of your knowledge of your lamily history." "1 cannot. You may assume my en t.'re ignorance of my family history. :'ily father and mother arc dead. I was their only child. As I grew up i concluded, entirely from inference R'lii not from information, that my parents' marriage had given offence to their relatives. When I was eighteen father died; mother did...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 20 June 1914
Eii: •••lagtrafcsczz Nurse Evans of Tasmania and Victoria, writes her opinion of ©LliEiTl CLEMENTS TONIC LTD. "I have been nursing for twenty yeprs in Tas mania and Victoria, so my experience covers a lengthy : period. Wheii patients are weak and loiif a ntftee • must know the best medi cine to give a patient. Some I have: nursed have been so ill I never could have taken their case only I knew Clements Tonic would quickly restore them to health. What I am writing is founded on ex perience that, amongst all medicines Clements Tonic is first. It is the nurses' friend, a reliable medicine that will restore the sick to health. (Signed) NURSE EVANS." Always keep this Medicine on hand ami you nvi'1 keep henlthv. If you Ket it YOU 'GIST HKAI/ni AND KHMKK FROM T&lt;OSS OF SI.KKP, WKAKNKSS AFTER ILI,NKS% CONSTIPATION, INDIGKSTION, POOR APPUTITK, W'V.A'K. NKRVKS, .-xniui mmouskuss. All STORES and CHEMISTS SELL IT. Irvine's Champion Wines 3ii anil G'l per Glass. i.)EST VVju«» fiom Is p...
THE STORY OF A COFFIN. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 20 June 1914
THE STORY OF A COFFIN. The PariB correspondents are tell ing the story of what happened to a magnificent coffin which a. widow named .Mine. Lesserde had made to measure for her thirty years ago. It was in Tarnished oak, with ail Ycr handles and silver fittings, lined with lead, with a covering of blue satin over the head. Pinned to the bluo satin were crosses, images and chaplets. Of late years Mme. Lesserde had placed in the coffin the garments in which she was to be buried, and daily she would spend hours in smoothing them out or in re-arranging the chap lots and images. Then she died, at the age of eighty three. A municipal inspector was called in, Jor the old lady had no rela tives to make ararngemonts for her funeral. The inspector examined the coffin carefully. It was of the regulation size, and bore the requisite Beal o£ the police commissary. All the same, there was something wrong. The coffin, our careful inspector dis covered, had been made by an under taker who five years...
KELLEWAY'S OPERATION [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 20 June 1914
KELLEWAY'S OPERATION When Kelleway first came to Kirta pur lie was as raw as they make them. Two years with a healthy regiment and six months o£ general duty at one of the large Presidency hospitals was not lilcely to teach hitu much ahout the country ho was to spend his lifo in. But, like the rest of us, he suffered from the delusion that he knew it inside and out. To him the native mind was as an open book with the springs and motives of its actions re corded in the clearest print. Tha', at any rate, was his idea. In this he was not singular. I lrnve suffered from . the same disease myself, and know the ] symptoms. It is the fixed idea of the Indian official, and lie does not even hold a monopoly of it. American tour ists, travelling members of Parliament, reporters, judges, merchant princes, policemen, and, in fact, any and every European who visits these shores car ries within himself the knowledge that he and he alone properly understands the workings of the Eastern mind. It I ...
PITFIELD PROSPECTING COMPANY VOLUNTARILY WOUND UP. NEW COMPANY FORMED. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 20 June 1914
P1TFIELD PROSPECTING COMPANY" VOLUNTARILY WOUND UP. NEW COMPANY FORMED. There was a lurne gathering of sUarc-" holders present at the extraordinary* meeting convened ou Saturday evening,. in the I'itfield Mechanics' Hall, for the j purpose of voluntarily winding up tin} company without resort to the court. Mr* J. Konchi was voted to tho chair, and ex plained tho object of tho meeting. Mr S. 1'. Clinton enquired if thu re quirements of tho Act had been complied wiiJi. -i The Chairman: Yes. | Mr Clinton: It would be as well for all ; to know the reasons for winding up tlie* comnauv. Mr Kbbels: The reason was to set at rest the doubt about the forfeiture e£ shares under existing conditions. Mr Clinton: Ho knew that, and it wiu£ as well Vol all short-holders to know it Ho understood tlu- idea van to form an i other company, and it was a good thins [ for iiio directors to take the shareholders into their confidence. The Chairman: We want to get on to a legjil footing, and to do that it i...
CORINDHAP. I.O.O.F. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 20 June 1914
COISIXIMAl®. • 18.104.22.168!'. This Loyal Aurora Lodge held 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 Berringu, the "Vice Grand's chair. The quarterly and half-year ly reports and balance-sheet were submitted; and were received and adopted. The visiting brothers in stalled the following officerBin their respective chairs :—N.G., Bro. ,H. Taylor ; (V.G. absent) ; secretary, Bro. G. W. Stanbrook; treasurer, Bro. R. Jolly ;• warden, Bro. P. B. Cauitn ; conductor, Bro. W. P. K. lloberte; N.llS. 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. i The usual vote of thanks to the :yisitors, proposed and're sponded; to, closed a -very pleasant j, meeting.' ! For >C lironic Client Ccmipliiinis, . Wo odsj Great Peppermint Cure,: Is Gd
JOHN LEE'S DREAM. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 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, near 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 preserYed. 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 been 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, and...
NEWTOWN. OBITUARY. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 20 June 1914
KEWTOWi\. OBITUARY. The remains of the lale Donald Armstrong, of Browne, wlio suc cumbed a iter a lingering painful illnesB; were interred in the Smythesdale Cemetery on Sunday week, and the funeral was largely attended. The members o£ the Loyal Smytliesdale Lodge preced ed the hearse, which was followed by many vehicles. The coilm .bearers were Messrs J. Armstrong, A. Armstrong, J. Dal toil, and T. Dickson ; aiid the pall-beareis were Hi- W. II. S. Pearson (C.S., Ballarat District), Br W Causon (D.Gil, Ballarat District), Br J. M'lntyrt, D.G., J. Bodei), P.G., T. Gist, P.G , C. F. Tregonning (secretary), Cr W. Williamson (Mayor of Smythesdale), Messrs Wr. H. Hockridf,e (town clerk), T. H. Heard, 0. Baddeley, A. Hatfield, J. Crosthwaite, Hearne, H. Mathieson, and Cr D. Aisbett. The, lie v. W. lleid conducted th. services at tlSu house and grave, and Br W. II. S. Pearson, C.S.. read the Manchester Unity service.
WHEN MARRIAGE IS A FAILURE. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 20 June 1914
WHEN MARRIAGE IS A FAILURE. If neither husband nor wife has married for love, tout merely for mon ey, or any other mundane motive. II meals are ill-cooked and badly served. if two young people rush into matri mony, they take upon themselves all the burden of married life when too young to realise the responsibility of it If the income, though well managed and made the most of, cannot cover the expenditure. If the husband be a faddy, fidgetty man, perpetually prying into house hold matters, and if he thinks he knows more about them than anybody else. If both parties are absolutely re solved to see only the worst side of each other's character. If the husband tries to be mistress as well as master of the house, or the wife master as well as mistress of the house. If, when dark_ days come, husband and wife forget 'they took each other for better, for worse, for richer, for poorer. If tho wife is totally ignorant of even tho rudiments of domestic econ omy, and thinks more of her dress t...
DEREEL. CRIBBAGE TOURNAMENT. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 20 June 1914
DEItKEL. CRIBBAGE TOURNAMENT. A cribhage tournament was play ed between the Golden Reof ami Dereel Clubs. Great interest was taken by the local people in the ' tournament; nnii there was a very large attendance, several ladies be ing. present. The tournament was won by Golden Reef, 18 games be ing played. A single-handed game lor the championship was played between Mr A. Richardson, of Bal iarat, and Mr W. Butler, of Dereel, and was won by Mr Richardson, After the games light refreshments were handed round by the ladies. Woods' Grciit Peppermint Cure, For CougliH ami Coiiis, never fni's, 1/fi
PATTERN FOR HANDSOME EVENING GOWN. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 20 June 1914
PATTERN FOR HANDSOME EVENING GOWN. No later evening gown could be se cured than this. It may be made up in any rich material according to the taste of the . wearer. It represents "Everylady's Journal" pattern No. 177 —cut In 6mall, medium and large sizes. This pattern may be bought for ninepence from local pattern agents, agents, or will be sent post free to any address if ninepence in stamps Is sent t;o Dept. A, "Everylady's Jour nal," 376 Swanston-street, Melbourne. State number of pattern and size re quired. If a. penny stamp is sent to above address, a 48-page catalogue will be sent to any reader who writes "Send free catalogue."
DISTRICT NEWS. CAPE CLEAR. ENTERTAINMENT. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 20 June 1914
DlSlfl&l K8WS. CAPE CLEAR. . ENTERTAINMENT. A sut-CQ6sful concert was held on 3''i'i&lt;Iay oveiiin;; in the Mechanics' Hall in aid of the local State school funds. The hall ac commodation was 1a.\ed to its utmost capacity, und the audience was very de monstrative in its approval of tho various items'submitted. Jl.r U. I'oynt-oii occupied lht- chair. He remarked that tho Cape tji ar Slate school was now one of tile ■cry best equipped in (he'Stale, and it was mw' gratifying to know that tlie parents did ;ill in their power to assist tho com mitter, in their laudable efforts to keep the school up-to-date. Tho -building hrul been very nicely decorated for tho oeca is'hjji. Tho programme was taken part in hi a uninbei- of iiallarat vocalists. The jxv &lt;\>riii(\r« were:—Mesdames Urady and T. llaydcli, Misses lloare, Unai (2), JCileeu ■Conway, Slay l'oyntou, .lean Voileou.-', swi-7 5I«ssj«-'J>. Walton, 11. Collins, J: a?«>ir».:»,-y, and Jlaster Jack Coll...
Solemn Truth. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 20 June 1914
Solemn Truth. "My efforts to keep a diary con vince me of one thing." "What's that?" "That there are mighty few days in the year on which a man does any thing really worth recording." Friendship can sometimes show its strength as much by the readiness with which it accepts benefits as :by the freedom with which it gives them. It proves by this its confidence in the love of the other side. Life, upon the -whole, is much more pleas.arable than painful, otherwise •we should not feel pain so impatient ly when it comes.
ROKEWOOD. PRESBYTERIANISM. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 20 June 1914
KOKUVOiHl. : ;;PRESBYTERIANISM. s At tin* met ting of the adherents of the Presbyterian Church, lloke wood, held on Wednesday it was de cided to,give the cull to the llev. E. M. Baird, of Cressy. EMPIRE DAY. „ At (lie evening entertainment held in connection with Empire D^y celebration, the following, com posed and read by Mr John Bullock, was warmly received :— The sun came out on Empire Day, Tho world with light to fill ; And Johns, the Master, fairly shone With energy and skill. Hi- had the children liuinod aright, With neither cane or thongs, To, sing, with sweetest melody, Their patriotic songs. I'm sure our teacher quite deserves A bit of praise and paint ; As much as "Bill" the Conqueror, Or "James," the Herald "saint." That grand old warrior, ''Charles the . . ■ First, Who wears the "Millbrook" crown Was there to speak in glowing terms Of days that long have flown. And Dr llead himself was there, As bright as golden wattle; He gave the children something good, . But not the ...
THE LAND OF TAXES. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 20 June 1914
THE LAND OF TAXES, Everything in Japan is taxed. There are stamps on all bank cheques, and when you 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 theif 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, steam train, or an electric car. This tax depends on t...