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Obituary. [Newspaper Article] — Ballan Times — 30 July 1914

Obituary. A.tiothor of Ballan's oldest, identi ties, in the person of lira Robert Day, relict of the late Mr Robert Day, son, passed away at Natlialia on Friday last. Deceased, who was 7S years of age was a native of Devonshire, Hug luud, and arrived in Victoria about the year 1852. In 1863 she came to Ballan, and resided iu the district practically erer since. She leaves a family of four, namely, -Messrs Alfred Day, of Great Western; John .T. and Robert Day, of Ballan; and Mrs J. Butler, of Natlialia. The fnrier.il took place in the Nathalin cemetory on Sunday.

Publication Title: Ballan Times
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WHY HURRY. [Newspaper Article] — Ballan Times — 30 July 1914

WHY HBRHT. In Mexico time is of little import ance. The late Sylvanue Miller, the civil engineer, who was engaged on some railway work there'was oncetry-'""'-"' ing to show a native how much the new railway would benefit the country. "How long does it take to carry your produce to market at present t" he ask ed. "With a mule it takes three days was the reply. "There you are I" exclaimed Miller. "When the new railway is in opera tion you will be able to take your pro duoe to market and return home in one day!" "Very good, seuor," was the placid reply; "but what shall I do with the other two daysP"

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The Ballan Times. PUBLISHED EVERY THURSDAY. BALLAN, THURSDAY, JULY 30, 1914 Local and General News. [Newspaper Article] — Ballan Times — 30 July 1914

Htl|e Ballan Mimes. Ballax, Thursday, .July 30, 1914 Local and General News. I?or Bronchial Coughs, take Woods' Great Peppermint Cure, 1/6. Skating will ba conducted at the local rink to-morrow (Friday) night and not on Saturday. A meeting of committee oE the Ballan Kifle Club will be held in the Mechanics' Institute on Thursday evening, July 30fch, at 8 o'clock. The Right Hon. Joseph Cook, P.O., receives the pride of place among the contributors to the August number of Life, just to hand. Mr Cook tells how a Prime Minister conducts his daily round— with its multifarious duties and its scant pleasures. The sunlit isles of the summer sea Gleamed gay in the waters blue, Bui the heart of the man was ill at ease And his face was of pallid hue. But his soul revived when a boat arrived With a cargo ef life renewer. He laughed like 't boy—he was full of j°y When he'd taken Woods' Peppermint Cure. Mr T. Gurry, hon. secretary of the Bttllau Anglers' club, requests ub to warn persons against ...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Ballan Times — 30 July 1914

COGHLAN, BOASE & CO.. TATTEHSAULB' BAZAAR, OOVETON-ST. NORTH, BALLARAT. HORSE, CATTLE * PIC SALESMEN, — ANNOUNCE that they liave Appointed Mr. JOHN IIISHON tlioir AGENT for BALLAN and DISTRICT. Clionts may toly on «U Ordan placed through Mr. Hiahoo receiving the best4 attention.' COCHLAN, BOASE 1 CO., "TATTERSA.LL." BALLA&AT. - ■ ' 'PHONE, 331. COLES&PULLUM, S'S. CATTLE, SHEEP, HORSE A PIG SALESMEN, ■.y-'-fm KuliAia.-fc»trValue,-S1riB*d £kii<rtJn»U)ktMnj; , '■ - Advice, Prompt Rrtnnn, SEND YOUR STOCK TO COLFS & PUL LUM, BALLARAT. SALE DAYS : F*t Sheep and Oa«U .; Tuosdi ». Pig* \Vedr13 Horsea and Store Cattle Fri U*». CSents should notify Mr. E. T. LAY, BALLAN AGENT, of their intend m ta Mad Pigs, <ic, when arrangement* will be m*J».

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Ballan Times — 30 July 1914

POVOERS i^s^BsmsB^csmsssa '~CHE b.ib'e:' friend— i and, mothers' friend »0 (mi. Bett rcaiedy for teething children. Splendid for relieving feverfchnesa, frelfiifnesi, constipation, and pre venting convuliioni. Contain no morphia. Absolutely safe for the young«t infant. Good for oUtt children too. ill Cbmuis. tj. p«r PatkM. •JWSfiEE KEEP IT IN THE HOUSE. " Thirteen yean ago, when I lived In Smuton, two of my child na tuffcrad tmtbfy with ASTHMA, but three or four bottles of fiEARNE'S BRONCHITIS: CURE W. BENNETT. JEWELLER, BRIDCE-ST., BALLARAT. (EjUMiihed 50 t ear»> Bert Value in WATCHES, CLOCKS, JEWELLERY, GLICGTltO PLAW, ■LTXR WARS, SPECTACLES, Ac. MiwlilleB an* Wedding Gifts a Speciality. Engagement and Wedding Rings. Jewellery Re-made or Taker, in Exohange. UPAIRS OF ALL KINDS. SATISFACTION GUARANTEE®. L. A. FAIRBAIRN & CO.. AUCTIONEERS, A GENERAL AGENTS, •ALLAN, BACCHUS MARSH, AND MELBOURNE. MELBOURNE OFFICE.—2 ST. JAMES' BUILDINGS, 135 WILLIAM-ST. SALES CONDUCTED : RA...

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COMMONWEALTH PATENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Ballan Times — 30 July 1914

COMMONWEALTH PATENTS. A number of important inventions are included in applications for pa tents rocently tiled in the Melbourne Patent Office by Messrs. G. G. Turn Jt Co., patent attorneys, of the Iliaho, 499 Collins Street. A selection ol these will be found mentioned:— Typewriting machine attachments to hold curds securely, and allow of back feed. Inventor, T. J. Coo, Canada; purchaser of rights, Underwood Type writer Co., New York; Patentee, Mr. G. G. Turii, as' communicatee of saiu Company. Construction of sewers, culverts, and so on by means of curved slab linings, wire bound and concrete cased. 31r. Frederick Thackeray, arcinteot to the Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Coun cil, Wales. . - Separation from fluid of particles suspended therein by centrifugal action and titration. The purpose is to get both the heavy and the light particles,, the latter of equal or less specific gra vity than the fluid, also means to clean the filter easily from deposit.. Messrs. Ward & War...

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SEA KALE. A LITTLE-KNOWN VEGETABLE. [Newspaper Article] — Ballan Times — 30 July 1914

SEA KALE. A. LITI'Lli-KNOWN VEGETABLE. There is no more wholesome veget able than seakale, and among those who are well acquainted with Jt there is none more highly esteemed. Along tho' coast of 'Western Europe, including the British Isles, it grows as a need. It has a thick,< fleshy root .ihuck, which branches freely, and Ikshy ovate leaves, with stout sheath ing stains like that, of celery.' The part that is eaten is tho leaf-stalk, which is m.'idc tender and agreeable in flavor by forcing. Tho plants will grow in an ordinary garden soil, but do Iwst in a rich sandy Ijam which has been deeply trenched and further enriched with >woll rotted farmyard manure. Propa gation can be effected (either from roots or by seed, both of which may bo secured now from local seedsmen. SEEDING AND TRANSPLANTING. Sow the seed in drills a foot apart and cover with very fine sand. "When largo enough, the young plants shou'.l , be judiciously thinned out to "ff(>rd i ample room for gro...

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Sunday Services. [Newspaper Article] — Ballan Times — 30 July 1914

Sunday Services. Presbyterian Church — Ballan, 11 and 7; Egerton, 3—Her. H. L. Balcke. Church of England—Ballan, 11 and 7 Methodist Church—Sunday: Ballan— No service.

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Ballan Times — 30 July 1914

I'Piierson, Thorn, Kettle and Co., . Stock, Station and Laud Agents, A uc tioneors Market Buildings (opposite Scott's hotel) 445 Collins- St., Melbourne. ('Rhone, Cent. 381). • Sales of fat. stock cvory week lit Ncwmurkot ynrdi. Auction Sales conducted in imy part of Victoria or N,S. \\r. Tnusr Monhvs to Lend . At Lowest Current Hates on Freehold Securities. B. B. Moao .Representative. John A. Titost. Chvk M'I'uerson. RoiiektE. Yodnq. H. L. Kettms. ADVERTISEMENT. SENATOR Edwd. J. RUSSELL Will address the electors at Ballan Hall on FRIDAY, August 7th, at S p.m. Mr E. J. HOGAN, M.L.A., will also * speak. Ladies Specially Invited. Authorised by AT. O'Heuib, Secretary Ballnn P.L.C. Federal Elections. MR HUME COOK, (Selectetl Liberal Sentile Condiilatc), Will address the electors at the Ballan Mechanics' Hall on THURSDAY, 6th AUGUST, at 8 p.m. All (and especially ladios) cordially invited. SPECIAL TRAIN to Bacchus Marsh, tearing Ballan G.30 p.m. and re turning 11.30 p.m., will run on SAT...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Ballan Times — 30 July 1914

Skating! At Bslluu Mechanics' Hall, EVERY 5ATURDAV NIQMT, 7.30 to 10. i'KICES—.Admission, (id; Skates, 1 /.— J-1'.orngp (for those with own sk:iios) Gil. Children under 10, half-price. I llulf-proeeeds in aid of Institute. j Skate boy engaged. M. O'Hehir, .1. T. Cooper, Prop. J. L. FURNESS, SURGEON DENTIST, 322 Sturt St., BALL A RAT. (Near Lester's Hotel). May be consulted at GUJtNEY'S COFFEE PALACE on 1st & 3rd Saturday in Each Mouth. Ir I. Leslie Elvis, Of Bacchus Marsh, pVill visit BAJjJiAN every \ 1st & 4tli Thursday, And may be consulted on all branches of DENTISTRY At Mrs McKk.vzik's Tka Rooms. Hours—11 a.m. till 4 p.m. Dugdale & Creber, Barristers and Solicitors, Queensland Bl-iu'ini-ss, <M-8S Willi ah St., Melbovhxe, onb doou \'UOM Coi.ltns St. \J|rILL attend at their ollice, Ballan * * on "Wednesday of each week and on Sale days; otherwise l>y appointment. Trust, and other moneys to lend lit ' current rates. J. P. McDonnell, 415-417 Col...

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DANGERS OF CELLULOID. [Newspaper Article] — Ballan Times — 30 July 1914

DANCEQS OF CELLULOID. Returning to the subject of the in flammability of celluloid and the dangers of celluloid combs the ' .Lan cet ' says that a heated curling iron will readily start the evolution of dense and highly Inflammable fumes if brought into contact with a cellu loid comb or hairpin. The proxim ity of a naked light adds to the i danger enormously, for thG ftfmes of ; celluloid will ignite fiercely at a : considerable distinct; from the fjame ! The manufacturers of these danger ■ ous articles should be compelled to j stamp plainly* upon them the words " highly inflammanie.'' The danger is no imaginary one. The ' Lancet ' rrmemhflrs an instance in which a gentleman with a lighted cigar in his mouth was playing upon an " American or^an " furnished with celluloid keys. When some red hot ash dropped upon the keys they instantly hurst into (huneti whk*. ' could only be extinguished with Uh . greatest difficulty

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Ballan Horticultural Society. Balance Sheet for Year Ending June 30th, 1914. RECEIPTS. [Newspaper Article] — Ballan Times — 30 July 1914

Ballan Horticultural So= ciety. Balance Sheet for Year Ending June 30th, 1914. Receipts. £ 8 V Balance from lust year ... .10 0 8 Members' subscriptions ... l(i 15 -0 Donations ... 12 8 G Entry fees ... 11 0 Tearoom takings • ... 6 8 9 Door taking's ... <18 9 Expesditckk. Prize money paid away ... Secretary's salary-'" 1'ostage and pelty cash ... Printing and advertising... Hire of hall and room ... Judges' fares' .Sundry accounts Bank charges and exchange Balance in bank 5 18 8 Cash & chq. in liandi 5 -6 10 ' .1 (i Less nnpr, cheque 3 6 £50 12 8 £ s D 18 7 G o 0 0 1 0 0 8 4 fi 1 12 6 12 0 5 2 0 13 0 10 0 8 £50 12 8 Auditors Audited and correct, DONALD It. ERASER") JAS. H. WALSH ) Ballan, July lOtli, 191-1. F. J. MEHREJfS, Secretary. Auditors' Report. "We report that we have examined and audited the accounts of your society for the year ending the 3<Uh June, 191-l. and that, in our opinion, the accounts have been properly kept and lue balance sheet subm...

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Ballan Rifle Club. Balance Sheet for Year Ending June 30th, 1914. RECEIPTS. [Newspaper Article] — Ballan Times — 30 July 1914

BalJan Rifle Club. Balance Sheet for Year Ending June 30th, 1914. £ 9 D Balance in bank 1 19 10 Cash in hand 5 O KlTeetive grant 12 15 0 Members' subscript inns ... ■1 1 0 Grant, installing telephone (Myrninng) 11 0 0 Withdrawal, Savings lwnlc 10 0 0 Instalments oil M.Tj.IC. rilles 3 5 0 Telephone instruments (Myrniong) 9 15 0 Sale of animunition 3 8 0 Ncw barrels and repairs ... 3 2 0 Donations 2 1 6 Calls for matches 2 10 6 Entry fees, sweepstakes ... 3 3 0 Exchange, initiation, prize money, insulators 18 1 £68 8 11 Expenditure. • £ 8 •D Grant, installing telephone at Myrniong 11 0 0 Telephone instruments (Myrniong) 9 15 0 Instaimenls, AI.L.K rifles 3 5 0 Entertaining 3 1 0 Secretary's salary 3 0 0 Marking . 6 11 6 Subscription, B.DJi.C.tJ. t, 1 } 0 XTyrniong brahcli, effective' grant G 15 0 Advertising and stationery 2 I 11 K. Mallett (care of range) 1 0 0 Pield glasses and telescope 3 16 0 Xew barrels and repairs ... 3 16 10 Postage and petty cash ... 1 7 0 Prize money and sweep...

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AN IRISH S[?]RENADE. [Newspaper Article] — Ballan Times — 30 July 1914

^• : :AN: IRISH SERENADE. (Scene—Ail Irish cottage by moon-' light. Entqr Mike: Tap9 at window) (.wispering)— . ' Open the windy, Kathy asthore, The purty May moon is shining clear ; »TJs" a »\n to lie in-yer bed tin' snoro . While yer bachelor's waitin* here ! Och, inurdlier ! iny foots all wet wid dew, An' rne tooth keeps achin' away like ruad ; But, Knthy agra, for the love iv you I'm bearin' it ull, bedad I Kathy (sleepily)— Just like yer impidonce, Miko iiagee To be prowlin' around the house like that ! Is it koepin' a girl from her sleep yo'd be Wid yer soft, deltidherin' chat ? If yer tooth's so bad , an' yer feet so damp, i Just take me advice, * mo daceut I man, i Be oft to yer bed, ye rovln' scamp, j As-fast as iver ye can I Hike (coaxingly)— Open the window, an' let me see, Wan sight av my colleen's purty face ; I J Shure, -sorra the sowl but ye i".T—■V. -an' me. r ■ j Is awake in' the blessid place I Don't fear for the cowld, it's inc self can boast I That" the love in m...

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TIT FOR TAT. [Newspaper Article] — Ballan Times — 30 July 1914

TIT FOR TAT. Pat was in lodgings, and was greatly annoyed by the landlady helping her self to hit provisions. She began by taking a piece of his butter, and when Pat came home she said; "Pat, I'm taking a little of your butter, but I'm not like other land ladies—I'm telling you." Next day .it was an egg, and so on. Every day there was something taken and put oft with the same remark: "I m not like other landladies, I'm telling you." Of course there was never any re ductions in Pat's bill. One Saturday his bill came to a larger amount than usual. Pat looked at it, bundled'up a few things in a handkerchief, walked to the door, and said: "Landlady, I'm eloping; I'm not like othar lodgers—I'm telling you V'

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Ballan Times — 30 July 1914

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A WATCH FACE AS A COMPASS. [Newspaper Article] — Ballan Times — 30 July 1914

A WATCH FACE AS A COMPASS. If you ovei gci lust 011 the moors or drift out to son in a sailing boat and lose your bearing:* in a fog. the face of a watch will serve us a com pass,and help you to liml your way j home, provided you can sot* the sun i You have only to hold your watch i flat in your hand, with the hour murk then indicated as the time o( day pointed directly at the sun, and a point half-way between thai hour mark and Xll. will be opposite to due south in th<* sky. For example, supposing it 19 3 0 o'clock in the morning, hold the watch so that the murk X. points straight at tlii* sun, and the mark XT., hall-way between X. and XlJ.f will bo pointing towards the south. Or, supposing- it is 1 o'clock in the afternoon, hold the watch so that 1111. points straight at the sun, and the mark 11.. half-way between Till, i and XII.. will be pointing 'towards the south. This rule Is infallible, as you ma3' | find by testing1 it at any hour of the i I day for it is based o...

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She Never Told Her Love. [Newspaper Article] — Ballan Times — 30 July 1914

She Never Told Her Love. This is the true history of a well known and much liked couplo in Ips wich. They lmd been engaged for some months, but Edwin was not drawing much in the way of wages, and the prospects of an early -marri age were not hopeful. Angelina settled the trouble by sitting down one day and Bending a shilling to the secretary, Eight Hour Art Union, Sydney. Sho never told Edwin, and who was mor» surprised than he when ho read her name a« the winner of a big prize ? At first he thought thero was some mistake, but when he called that night at her father's house sho was all smilci and happineis. That was the first secret that she kept from him, and, to tell the truth, he wouldn't mind if «he kopt a »imi Jar secret from him every year. But it wouldn't bo her maiden name that would appear in the list, for the prize just gave them the start they wanted, and now there isn't a happier or more prosperous couple in Ipswich. Sorosgs Skin Pood.—Every woman who wishes to appear be...

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Briarbush Tales. HOW A FOX GOT HIS DINNER. BY UNCLE MAX. [Newspaper Article] — Ballan Times — 30 July 1914

Briarbush • • Tales. • • HOW A FOX GOT HIS DINNER. BY UNCLE MAX. " You* see," began the fox as he Kinked at the chipmonk, " I was Jiving in a forest near a farmhouse, *nd having heard a great deal about Thanksgiving I made up my mind to ielebrate the day. The way to cele* brate Thanksgiving is to have goose or turkey for dinner. The trouble was to get -the fowl. The farmer was a sharp, shrewd man. I had only stolen .one chicken from his ' coop.when he nailed up all the holes ■ and laid traps for mc. 1 prowled a ronnd for several nights, without being able to secure a fowl, and on two occasions the dog got scent of nie and gave mo a hard chase. I ; was advised by the coon to give up my Thanksgiving plans, but when a fox makes, up his mind to a certain thing he is very obstinate and de* i termined. j As the farmer and his three sons j looked for me only at night, and as • the fowls had no idea that a fox I would be around in broad daylight, j I made up my mind to play them ! all a lit...

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THE MASTER PASSION. CHAPTER X. A CATASTROPHE. [Newspaper Article] — Ballan Times — 30 July 1914

THE MASTER PASSION. CHAPTER X. A UATASTliOPHK "Nut going?" exclaimed Miss lira bazoii, raising her voice almost to n scream, as her niece stood before her, i lier proud head drooping, and her pale lips quievring. "You will throw away every advantage for which 1 have toil ed and labored, all these mouths! Ton will leave him for a whole day wi h c that woman who is doing her very ut ' most! to supplant you, and is determin ed to get him for herself! You ivill undo all the good that has been done by your lucky accident, and you won't bo conteiu tall you've worried your poor aunt, iuto tier grave!" "Is it my fault if 1 wake with a headache?" her voice weary and sad, after the exhausting conflict she liail been waging with her heart through the long sleepless hours of the nigh . "A hearache! Pshaw I as if you hau not gone out a hundred times with ;• splitting head, if you thought there was a chanco of seomg this young Dev orel in the How, or at a tea-squash. Wha'.'s come ovor you, girl?"...

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