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SCARSDALE. PEOPLE'S LIBERAL PARTY. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 27 June 1914
SCAIlSDilifi, PEOPLE'S LIBERAL PARTY. The annual meeting of the Scars :lale branch was held in the Town Ball on Friday night. Mr J. Till occupied the chair. A deal of routine business was dealt with, and ;ha plan of organising the district, 30 as to be "ready for the coming elections wa3 discussed. The eluc ;ion of officers resulted as follows : —President, Mr J. Till ; vice-pivsi Jent, Mr R. Louden; and a strong committee: Mr F. li. Coldhain sub sequently addressed a public meet ing. MISSING FURNITURE. -Enquiries are being made by O.inst. Toudan relative to some fur niture removed or stolen from the Italians G.ub, where it was stored in an empty room. Amongst the articles missing were an overman tel, fender and irons, bedstead, ve netia'n blinds, and numerous other articles. So lunje was the tiaul that a horse and vehicle were necessary for its removal. The owner resides in Ballarat. YOUTHFUL BICYCLE THIEF. S >me three weeks ago Mr J. Sla tor, residing at Bri viib, >• til to ...
DREAMS AND NIGHT TERRORS. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 27 June 1914
DREAMS AND NIGHT TERRORS. "Anyone who has not the nature of a cabbage is neurotic," said Dr. Leon ard Guthrie in a lecture on "The Ner vous Child" before the Child Study Society. He gave no definite advice as to what should be done with, ner vous children, but he asked that they should be treated with sympathy, and that their parents should not put down all the children's troubles to some form of organic disease. He de scribed the night-terrors of nervous children as occurring between the years of three and eight. If the child suffers from slight indigestion, he he said, it is seldom terrified by pain, 'but by horrible faces. A stuffy bed room will make it dream o£ being strangled. Cold limbs often cause a child to get terrors of icebergs or ava anches, and lying in an uncom fortable position brings dreams of tor ture chambers. All its mental re sponses to sensations are quadrupled in its dreams, and they bring on in tensified memories of past troubles only faintly connected -with t...
SMYTHESDALE. BOROUGH COUNCIL. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 27 June 1914
SHYTUESDALE. BOROUGH COUNCIL. The monthly meeting ot tne Borongh Council was held on Wed nesday evening; in the absence of the Mayor (Or Williamson), Or Har ridge occupied tin? chair. There were also present: Cra M'Menamin,' Creed, M'C.irthy, ReUz&lt;\ Kirk, El der ; apologies" we're tendered for Crs Williamson and Searle. Corres pondence. — From J. Chatham. M.L.A., forwarding information re garding application and formation of water trust from Statu Rivers Water Commission. It was resolved to forward letter of thanks to Mr Chatli >m for the interest he has at all times taken in the welfare of the borongh.—Fnitn analyst, forward ing certificates stating that samples forwarded hud complied with the standard. Tbe town clerk's month ly statement showed a debit balance of £4 16s X !. finance.—Accounts amounting to H'Zi Is were passed for payment. In regard to the water schonm, it was resolved that the town el'irk interview Mr M. Martin, civil engineer, regarding plans and cos...
Commercial. BALLARAT WHOLESALE PRODUCE MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 27 June 1914
CWOTiai. r-i—:o: BALLAIiAT WHOLESALE PRODUCE MAItKET._ Tlio quotations are:--\\ neat. J/ii lor prima milling. Oats: l\ur loc&lt;l, 2/2 to 2/3 for heavy feed. l'eas, 4/ to 4/6. Bar lev: Prime, 3/3; fair to good, 2/9 to 3/; Cape, 2/3. Flour, JtlD. Bran, .£5/10/. Vollaixl, .£3/15/. l'otalocsi .£3/5/ to .£•!. Hay: Best dialling, .£2 to 0:2/2/6; man ger, JC2/j/ to .£2/7/6. Straw, 32/6.
District News. ROKEWOOD JUNCTION. WEDDING. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 27 June 1914
. BlSIIItl tiS'/JS. 2S0IVEWOft!) .JUXRriOS. - WEDDING. A pretty whittling waa recently •ctlebrated at Uokowond Junction, when Mr A. C. Hunting and Miss JVIuCulluin were nnitoil in tho bonds -w£ holy wedlock. The ceremony was performed by Rev. W. E. Prigh iu the presence of a lart.u mimbtr of frionda and well-wishfcrs. The ljridi\ given away by her father, was robed in a bridal costume of whit-i embroidered voile, with white silk belt, streamars, and hurts of orange blossoms, orthodox wreath and "veil, and gift bouquet. Her bridesai-lid >vas Miss Violet D.uv ,kin3, who wove a charming gown of Jiand-H : troidered white voile, and tho bridegroom's gift. » dagger brocoh set with peails ami rubies The beat man was Mr Joseph Percy Simplcins. After the ceremony, tho auimorons guests partook of the wedding breakfast, daintily spmad and sumptuously supplied. The minister was the first to speak. His words wore congratulatory, kind, and verdant with tha right sort, of Christian counsel and ...
CHAPTER XVI. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 27 June 1914
CHAPTER XVI. fh^ of8 011 he atteriQon of the day inn,i ^nJiIB O'Doyle started for Ire h M Kruser took boat from fw o1lp 011 t0 his nat've land, also intn n DelIaira cam« home rather .than usual and requested his tn n I°nSC?tl Shei'a with a messag« Mnni vi cl.le8s>; saying that he par ticulai ly wished to speak to her alone, l-or Beilairs had made up his maul, and that mind, ouce made up Wan% n°}> >ikcly t0 be d'sturbed again. ., t'me liad passed when he could scold Margaret for what she had done, and the unhappy man. was de termined to get rid of her. He en abrupUr '' sat dowa and saici Margarnte"a few tllinS8 t° Bay to you," "Ves, Peter," she rep'ied, looking at( him with frightened blue eyes. lately?"''5 y°U hear(1 from your 8on "Ves, I had a letter, but you said I • wasn t to mention lils namo to you, so ■■ ——you --' jtnyilitijgr about } Hi. seems to bo getting on well in ins new employment, although the poor boy does not caro for ofllce "Whoever was known to care for th...
GREATER THAN GOLD Published by arrangement with Ward, Lock and Co., London & Melbourne. All Rights Reserved. CHAPTER X V.—Continued. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 27 June 1914
GREATER THAN GOLD By L. T. MEADK, Author of "The Soul of Margaret Rand," etc. Published by arrangement with Ward, Lock and Co., London & Melbourne. All Rights Reserved. CHAPTER X V.—Continued. tile " ? S1Ster weilt iu^ lifr'uort where the amazed and de lighted squire and his wife gave UiPh Ts ao'n°nC, hTLy Indoc?u, Mis. O Doyle shed tears as she kiss h?m &lt;?i UUful boy," as she called •act in fltalrS kn?w 6*act^ 'low to act in the home of his ancestors. He hi*s 6 iifp in°ihert srai>hic accounts of a is lite in London, which ch»rm.»i nffn .df'sll,u^ Ul° sedate old lady, and f-ith' cil lle went around with his the humerf lh0 SUlbles aUd e*amlne ' to5om,Ho«taa sfr(USut whenTSo 1 01 j cau't do bettor than buy them I here, Shamus. There aren't anv ! horses m the world like those we rem' ! are there, Mick?" . ' ' Mick, one of the head grooms, en-! doised his master's opinion. Shamus I II , senso *-° uiake 110 reply, but * lie had been at Tattersall's and had ; seen a ...
HIGH ESTATE OF THE CHRYSANTHEMUM IN JAPAN. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 27 June 1914
HIGH ESTATE OF THE CHRYSANTHEMUM IN JAPAN. The chrysanthemum has been culti vated in uhina for more than 2000 years, and there is evidence oC its be ing chcrished in Egypt 1000 years be fore its mention in China. Whether ii enme from Egypt to China or vice versa, it is impossible now to deter mine, but the Chinese are prone to re gard it as a product of the Far East. Confucius, the celebrated sage of China, makes mention of the chry | eanthemum 500 B.C., under the name 1 of liki. From China it came to Japan, I writes Dr. J. Ingram Bryan, where it reached its highest form of develop ment, and is still reverenced as the Imperial emblem; and. one of the highest orders in the imperial' gift is the order of the chry Gantliemum. On the imperial sword I the (lower is engraved, and It figures I prominently on warships, and every ! thing belonging to the Crown. The : feast of the chrysanthemum is cele i 'brated in Japan in November each I year, when the blossomB are at their j best; and.the....
A MIDSHIPMAN'S ADVENTURE IN JAPAN. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 27 June 1914
A MIDSHIPMAN'S ADVENTURE IN ! JAPAN. I I A correspondent of "To-Day" tells the following amusing story of a Brit- | ish midshipman's adventure in Japan: Last New Year's Day a midshipman from one of the big cruisers was "taking in" the city of Tokio in a rickshaw. There was a keen breeze blowing, but it was prevented from howling merrily through the middy's whiskers by reason of the fact that he hadn't any. But if his face were de void of hirsute adornment, he, by way J of compensation, held between his lips a number one Manila cheroot of imposing proportions, which he puff ed with ostentatious vigor. Now, these simple facts were noted by an equally simple but sternly conscientious Jap anese policeman, who prided himself upon his entire and precise know ledge of the laws of the land of the "rising sun." When the Oriental bobby saw that juvenile naval offi cer's glowing but beardless counten ance from afar he thought of the Jap anese equivalent for the British "Ha! ha!" and ordered th...
PIGS AT BAROMETERS. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 27 June 1914
PIGS AT BAROMETERS. Probably the last tiling oiie would oxpect to indicate changes in me wea tlier is a pig's tail. Tile skipper ot a ^Norwegian sailing slilp, wno usually lias a porker or two 011 'board says one coma tcaruely Have a more ren ame tiurouititur. Wlieu a weather tlis turuance is coining on, tue tails of the pigs sLraignten out, and tueir ears droop. \\ iien the barometer gets De low z-J.bu, Lne pigs seeit shelter, auu me storm is pretty certain to burst within live uours. Bul a uigli baro meter puts a beautilul twist in ilie ' talis, and Llie ears stand jauutiiy stilf and witli a trine ot a cam. torward.
Sporting. FOOTBALL. ASSOCIATION MATCHES. POSITION OF CLUBS. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 27 June 1914
Sporiiiio FOOTBALL. ASSOCIATION MATCHES. POSITION OF CLUBS. B ERRING A Linton SCARSDALE 3 2 18 2 11 4 3 12 4 SCA.KSDALE V. BERRINGA. Much interest was taken in the asso ciation match, which took placo at Scars dale on Saturday last, the competing teams being Scarsdalo and Berringa. Ideal weather prevailed, and a very largo gathering of spectators, inchuVng many from the surrounding district, were pre sent to witness the play. The result was a docisive victory for the homo toam. whose players wore in tip top form. Tho visitors put up a good defence, and if they played the game of tho previous Satur day, no doubt there would have boon & different tale to tell. They wore tho first to scoro, O. Bridson kicking a behind, but Scarsdale began to mix tho play and soon had a goal, kicked by Carnegieu Many free kicks were given on both side*, tho playing bjing a bit rough at times. The first quarter closed with tho scores as follows:—Scarsdale, 1 g; Barrings., 1 b. The barrackers bega...
GIVE THE RUNTS A CHANCE. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 27 June 1914
GIVE THE RUNTS A CHANCE. "i'jgs is pigs," you know. Some are • largo enou^n to crowd the smaller ones away nom'tlie trough. The onus mat are m the trougu are tue onus thaL put the prolns in your pociieis; but the onus mat try to gei iii and can t are the ones tuat pick. uiose same pronts out 01 your poc kets. ii uie little is evenly uiviueu, you -play a winning nand. Just parti tion on a corner and put a trougu m it and make uie entrance just large eiiougii 10 admiL the pickpockets, i'ut tne Deal. 01 Liie leed in mere and you'ii nud tuat you 11 be aole to come out antad in me game ot "pigs is pigs."
CONSTITUTIONAL VIGOR. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 27 June 1914
CONSTITUTIONAL VIGOR. ■ The first thing to look at is consti tutional vigor. If the sow has a weak constitution she is undesirable and cannot be depended on to bring strong and vigorous stock, no matter what good qualities the boar to which she 1b bred may possess. The exter nal indications are a wide face, short neck, and good width between the just back of the fore legs. Those things indicate large heart and lungs which, if accompanied 'by a large stomach and broad loin, mark an animal that will &lt;be a good eater and a -good as similator of the nutrient elements in the food consumed. These strong vital energies she will transmit to the pigs. The sows | should have bone of good sfre as in dicated hy the size of the leg, and be short between the joints of the legs. If the legs are short and straight, the i sow can stand up well, but if long aud' crooked they are likely to be come weak and let her down. Weak ness of this kind is transmitted, and it is an undesirable conditi...
HOME, WIFE, AND SATURDAY NIGHT. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 27 June 1914
HOME, WIFE, AND SATURDAY NIGHT. Happy is tlie man wlio lias a little home and a little angel m it of a Saturday night; a house, no matter how little, provided it will hold two or so; no matter how humbly furnish ed, provided there is hope in it. Let tne winds blow—close the curtains. What it they are plain calico, without border, tassel, or any such thing? .Let the ram come uown—heap up the lire. Mo matter if you haven't a caudle to bless yourselt with, lor what a beautiiui light glowing coal makes—just light to talk by, not aloud, as in the highways; not rapid ly, as in the hurrying world; but soitly, slowly, whisperingly, with pauses between for the storm withouc and the thought within to lill up with. Then wheel the sofa around by the lire; no matter i£ the sofa is a settee, uncushioned at that, if so be it is just long enough for two and a half in it. How sweetly the music of sil ver bells from the time to come falls on the listening heart then! How mournfully swell the chimes o...
Berringa Police Court. Thursday, June 25. Before Mr S. J. Goldsmith, P.M. Alleged Cruelty to a Horse. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 27 June 1914
Mtga paiiBB_coan. Thursduy, Juno 25. Boforo Mr S. J. Goldsmith, P.M. Allogod Cruelty to a Horse. Constable M. Crimmms procoodod against a cartor named Thornton on a charge of transporting a horse by drag ging it alivo by tho neck in circumstances which involved cruelty. Mr Baird, re presenting the Society for tho Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, detailed tho cir cumstances of tho alleged offence. Waltor T. Michell said that ho was a driver in the omploy of tho defendant. It was about threo weeks ago ho brought a load of firewood into tho William's Fancy mine. Aftor unloading it, ho started to drivo tho horses away, when ono of tho horses slippod on tho wood truck rails. It could not get up, and ho released tho othor horses and wont and informed do fondant. Tho defondant came, and told him to hitch a chain 011 tho horse's neck, but ho told him ho did not know how to do it. Tho defondant put tho chain on, and tho horse was dragged ovor chips and rubbish. Tho horso was in good working...
Correspondence. (We do not identify ourselves with opinions expressed by correspondents) WHY PEOPLE DO NOT GO TO CHURCH. To the Editor. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 27 June 1914
GGrrsspoatieiice. (We do not identify ourselves with oninion.s oxur.'Fsed bv eorrosnnnHerit* y WHY PEOPLE DO NOT GO TO CHURCH. To tlin E'litur. Sir,—I cannot agree with your corres pondent, Pro Bono Publico, in his view of tho quc-'tio.i. Whilo, no doubt, most peo ple liko a sermon with some depth in it, still something oven more is neoded to make ch irch attractive. After all, truu roligion is more a raattor of heart than brain. A preacher's objoct should bo not only to appeal to the intellect of his hearers, but *o inspire them with a dosiro for something highor and bettor for them selves and othors. While undoubtedly edu— cation has boon of untold valr.o to tho cause of roligion, yet some of our moat successful evangelists liavo boen men of but poor ed'icatinn, but sincere and en thusiastic for the cause. As. for insianre, Billy Bray, the Cornish miner, who could draw crowds to listen to him, and not: only attracted crowds, but inspired mauy to turn from low degraded lives to liv...
RACES FOR THE HOSPITAL. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 27 June 1914
RACES FOR THE HOSPITAL. Liberal prou.Ises of support havo beet* received for the Rule 54 race meeting to take place on Saturday next at the Roke wood Junction racecourse in aid of tha Ballarat Hospital, ine day's sp'irt starts in tlio morning with sparrow and starlinsr matches, and the programme of horse racing events will bo entered upon about; 1.30 o'clock. As i'. is desired to have tha last laoe run off iu tho daylight -ho com mittee are determined to rua off the difiv feraat events to scheduled time.
BALLARAT STORE AND DAIRY CATTLE MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 27 June 1914
I3ALLARAT" STORE AND DAI11Y CATTLE MARKET. Coles and 1'ullum report:—The lightest supply forward for some years, compris ing calves, a few store cows, 2-year-old steers, heifers, some nice vealers, nn&lt;l a few ordinary bulls. _ Springers: None forward. For • superior sorts of cows there is a strong demand at High prices. .Milkers: Supplies wcro fair, all being useful to ordinary descriptions; good cows are badly wanted. There was a brisk demand "for those forward, whieli made up to .£7/10/ for useful cows. Store cattle: There was a large number of buyers present, and a . large yarding could liaye been disposed of at splendid prices had they been forward. All classes were wanted, and particularly good steers and store cowsj but owing to tho small yarding the outside buyers could not operate.' Calves made up to .4:1/10/; young steers, .£3/8/; store cows, .£3/10/ to .£■>;, a few extra JE4/13/6; vealers, to .£■1/3/; 3-year-old heil'ors, to .£4/11/; dairy bulls, to .£4/10/. ...