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EASTER GOODS [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 2 April 1914
EASTER GOODS Prime Salt Ling Fish, 7d. Ib., 6%d. by Fish. Smoked Red Herrings, 1 dozen tin, 1/6, 2 dozen tin 2/9. Fresh Herrings, 6d. tin, 5/6 dozen. Red Salmon, tall, 10d. tin, 9/- doz. Red Salmon, flats, 1/. tin, 11/- dos. Wonderful Combination Knives, 1/3 each. (Just to advertise our own bottling Mitchell's Whisky.) Wellman's Tooth Paste, Bd. tube. A.B. Old Invalid Port, 1/6 beot., 17/ dozen. Finest Australian Ales, 6/- dozen, 24/. four-dozen case. Variety of brands. Arnold's A.B. Coffee and C., 1/8 lb., 121b. tin 19/-. Superb Flavor. Refreshing. Choice Dates, 6d. pkt.,-5/6 dozen. We make a specialt(y of Tea, and stock every kind and growth. Our own Blends are, we believe, as good as any, but for the convenience of customers,- and because of the very enormous demand, we always hold large stocks of "Robur," which is, to our mind, undoubtedly the most re liable and best PURE Tea in this market. Below we quote you for our own blends and for each grade of "Robur": A.B. Tea, 1/- per l...
Casterton Racing Club. AUTUMN MEETING. Wednesday and Thursday, MAY, 20 and 21, 1914. (First Race on each day to start at 1.30 o'clock. [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 2 April 1914
Casterton Racing Club. AUTUMN MEiETING. Wednesday and Thursday, MAY, 20 and 21, 1914. (First Race on each day to start at 1.80 o'clock. Committee and Stewards --Meesrs J. B. Gill (President), K. M. Matheson and J. Olanoy (Vice.Presidents), F. W. Abbott, R. L. Chaffey, J. Little, O. R. Patterson, N. A. Peebles, P. Q. Pinnell, J. M. Scott, W. Stock, and Dr. F. A. Deravin. Judge: Mr H. J. Flilgate. Starter: Mr J. Little. Handicapper: Mr A. O. Bendall. Clerk of Scales: Mr J. Glancy. Clerk of Course: Mr J. Livock. Hon. Surgeone: Dr. G. H. Skinner and Dr. F. A. Deravin. Time keeper: Mr J. Henderson. Programme : FIRST DAY. WEDNESDAY. MAY 20TH, 1914. MAIDEN HURDLE RACE, of 25 sova., second horse to receive 3 cove. out of stake. Two miles. For all horses which .have never won a Hurdle Race or aSteeplechase. Theeo years to carry 9Set. 5lbs; 4 years, 9sat. 12tbe.; 5 years, 6 years, and aged, los0t 31bs. ; Mares allowed 21be., Geldings 3lbe. Entry. 15s. MAIDEN PLATE, of 20 sove., (w.f.a.) Five ...
Premiers' Conference [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 2 April 1914
Premiers' Conference The Premiers' Conference was opened in fMelbourne on Tuesday by the Go vernor (Sir Afthsfr Stlnley), who trusted that important questioifs regarding fin. once and railways would be satisfactor. ily settled. Mr Watt was elected.Presi. dent of the Conference. ORDER OF BUSINESS. The committee appointed by the Con. ference toconsider the order of business on Tuesday evening decided that the fol. lowing subjects should be dealt with in the order nimed; 1. Unifornm railway gauge. 2. Stato Savings Bank in relation to the Commonwealth Savings Banks. 3. Transfer of State debts. .I. Transferred properties questions. 5. Relation of the Commonwealth to immigration and assistance that may be arranged stith the States: 6. lRepresentation at the Paamrna Ex. hibition. 7. Dominions housing. 8. Customs duly on State Goverment importations. 1). Industrial control; overlapping of Federal and State functions. 10. British SeienceAssociation (railway passes and hospitality generally.)...
Prospects of Settlement More Hopeful. Melbourne, This Day. [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 2 April 1914
Proopect psit Settlen?ennt lioore. Hopeful. [BY WIRE.] M'elbourne, This Day. It is generally admitted that the pros. pects of a settlement of the Home Rlule trouble are more hopeful. Sir Edward Grey, speaking on the second reading of the Home luttle Bill, said he had never contemplated the use of force" until after the Elections had been livld, and could not conceive of any Government embarking on such a policy without first consulting the country. If provisional Government were established mn,Ulster, or disturbance occurred before the Irish Parliament were established, the army must uphold the authority of the Crown. He hinted that a settlement may bb effected on the basis of a Federal System if conversations are held between the Government and the Opposition, and subsequently that Unionist members of the House of Commons held a meeting and ipassed a resolution favoring a settlement of the issue on Federal lines. A Norwegian steamer suddenly left Kangeland Island, off Denmark, with...
Easterton News Printed MONDAY & THURSDAY EVENINGS THURSDAY, APRIL 2, 1914. [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 2 April 1914
Pnnted MONDAY & THURSDAY EVENINOB S THURSDAY, APRIL 2, 1914. On page 4 of this issue will be found- "Induetrial Efficiency,. "The Henty Memorial," "Closer Settlement," "Cole raine Special Sale," "Commonwealth Trade,""Madame Mary Conly," "News in Brief," and other items of general in formation. The name of Miss Gladys Peart has been handed in ase further donor to the Nature Study Excursion Conveyance Fund. As a result of the canvass for the State electoral rolls, an addition of 55 names will be made to the Branxholme division of the Glenelg Eletorate, the figures for which are as follow:-Exslt ing roll, 2,284 ; new canvass, 2,339. A nice rain set in quietly last night, which, though not heavy, will be greatly appreciated. Up tillnine a.m. to-day 22 points were registered by Messrs Young Bros. A couple of truancy cases were dealt with at the Casterton Court of Petty Sessions this morning. A nominal fine was inflicted in each case. On Tuesday, Mr WV. Richardson, em ployed at th...
Ulster and Home Rule [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 2 April 1914
Ulster and Home Rule Many dramatic incidents marked Monday's proceedings in the develop. ment of the Ulster situation. Field Marshal Sir John French and Lieut. General Sir John Ewart adhered to their determination to resign their seats on the Army Council, and Colonel Seely, Secretary of State for War, who was responsible for the blunder which led to the "sirrender" to the army, again ten. dered his resignation, and it was ac cepted. Mr Asquith annoimced in the House of Commons that ho will temporrily as. samo otllco as War Minister. As this will necessitate Mr Asquith's seeking re-election, ho will temporarily vacate hi sent in Parliament as representative of East Fife. Hio will be again opposed by Colonel A. Sprot (U.). At the last election the voting was as follows :-. Asquith, 51114 ; Sprot, 3350. General Sir Ian Hamilton, Inspector. General of the oversea forces, who is just completing his. inspection of the Commonwealth forces, has been men. tioned as likely to receive the app...
Merino. [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 2 April 1914
Merino. A Merino Agricultural and Pastoral Soeiety is now formed, and an annual show likely to become a certainty; in. deed, it is a wonder that in a district containing so many. stock owners and farmers as ours, tle movement has not" been started before. It remained-for the A.N.A. to take the initiative, and judging from the large and enthusiastic meeting held on Monday night, their eltorts are likely to be well backed up by the public, and brought to a success ful issue. The president emphatically said at the meeting-"We are deter= mined to hold the show and see it through" and determination is a strong factor towards success in most things, but care and economy are jtist as essedi* tial. The Condah show was started with Gs for membership and moderati prizes, it is now £1 Is for membership, and is one of the beat shows in Victoria. Merino may follow suit with proper management, and the representative nature of the Committee is in itself a guarantee that the necessary details will ...
LATEST NEWS. MELBOURNE, This Day. [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 2 April 1914
LATEST NEws. [BYi' WIRE.1 MELBOURINE, This Day. A Bill repealing the Panama Canal tolls has passed tile American Ifouse of Representatives with a majority of 82. Twenty-five Republicanus voted with the Democrats. The debate was marked by a speech by Speaker Champ Clark, who is a Democrat, but who opposed the re. peal and declared he wouald rather see the canal walled up than give to the British people Lentrol of it. The repealn meant rihandopment of tie Monroe doctrine, d'hich lie ti'ould nerer allow. . The death is announced of Sir HIlulert Herlloiner, the celebrated pailnter. Dis.enitaiots avnylanlples at Savoy. on the French side of t lhe All;p, ntrecked nianny houses, and caused other daln:igt to the extentof £20,000. Owing to an explosion following the fusing of tile main electric supply switch at Armadale, Melbourne, several suburbs were thrown into darkness last night. Tile Malrern--Prnhran electric tram ways nalso sloppedn," and it was midnight before temporary repairs were ...
Strathdownie. [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 2 April 1914
Strathdownle. We are experiencing very dry weather at present. Rain is badly needed if there is to be grass for the winter. A long cold winter is the general rule, and if the Autumn rain does not fall before the frosts set in, stock will have a bad time. The Harvest Thanksgiving Service was held in the Wilderness Presbyterian Church on Sunday,.. when Mr Matier preached an approprn te sermon to a large congregation. the church was very nicely decorated, with prodncts from the garden and fle'd. Mrs K. Me. Eachern played the organ, .and special hymns were sung. The anthem "To the Harvest Field" was rendered by the choir. The Anniversary Tea and Social will be held in the Wilderness Presbyterian Church on Easter Monday, April13. A first-class programme is being arranged for, and a pleasant time is expacted by all. The proceeds are to go towards the painting of the church.
A Dyspeptic's Life Saved. [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 2 April 1914
A Dyspeptio'e Life Sawved. Chronic indigestion and sickness after food and severo paine were all quickly cured by a very simple. remedy in the case of Mr R. Savigan, 11 Oloucester i Stroet, Barnardtown, Newport, Men. In a letter referring to her husband's illness, i Mre Savigan writoes:-"He did not know what it was to eat a nmeal withont it caon ing back." which appears to have been his condition for a considorable time, un tII his wifewhile reading a ladies paper, saw ordinary blisrated magnelsia re commended for indigestion, and obtained a gmall quantity so that Iher husband night try it A few. dose gave Mr San. igan great relio l a1I before as Ihad fint ished the first supniy the trouble wan praotloally oredol. To soe Mrs Savlgan' own words : "He can oat las food and is lookng splendid, and can do his work; In fact all the people ohbot hero look at hin, for they all said Ie was a dying oan." The quantity of bisurated mag nneia that cured Mr Savigan was htlf-a teaspootnful in a?ln...
Royal Mail Coaches. CASTERTON TO HARROW LINE. [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 2 April 1914
Royal Mail Couobe l. OAineum so Hiaow LrN. Leave Y daysWsdays, and Frieda Gsterteu w 7 ,.m. ; Wanco Vale 8 S.m. ; trim boal 9.80 a.m.; O?twynd 11.15 a.m. Chetwynd Bast 11.0'a.m. Dsue 'at Harow 1.45 a.m Leav. Narrow Tosdays 19 noon, Thursodyo and atlitaL .1.80 p.m., Chetwynd East Towdy 1.5 p.m., Thorodauo and Patorday, 8,95 p~m.; Chotwynd. Todasysl8 m.,T irs. days and datarday4.80 p.m.; *rbmboal, Tuoe. day 4.15 pm., .T"hrtalys and atourdoys 545 -5_ . Wa'ndo Vale, Tuesdays 8.41 p.m., Th.nu sand 8Sturdyls 7.15 p.m. Doe Casterton, Tsdaya6.45 p.m.,-ThuudaTws and Ipturd.,.. 8.16 pp .: office oratartn. a at Mr W. B. MBe*an's iadrs shop ; at Harrow Mr Finnaon'o ad dler'. shop. All pauosg rs lt ?r?ow must book ovornzight.' s5OIeaa T O PENOLA LNtE. Loam. Today -d, Frilays, Caastrto a a.m. ; sh Monml. 11.80 p.m. Due Pano_ B.A.) 8.50 .m.'(S.A. ime)o. •Lraves Widt u4 d Blaorda.y, Penota pB.A.), 9 c;m (8; Lake-Moodi. ? 1.15 pr. l I(Y Cksl?,,8,8 p· ..r. zmooma/?--_ Ouu,,,nx, WL KLr'W." . B ohsa~'I...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 2 April 1914
O lent Line of: uya$l Mall Stean ers. PoarLoadon, via Adelaidei Fremantle (WA.), Colombo (fo? India). Egypt, Naples, Tolon, Gibraltar. and Plymouth. 'fg5,u Msfbnte . Leeids. e rva "13,036: Apl:: April 17 Oontes 9,0?8. Ap. 29 "May 1 Orvieto 12,1302-' MayF13 May 15 Au4 fornightly thereafter. Tb. Staeese o( the Orient LnA are Sted iit lell modem nd up-to-date ap -Pl..asqeaeromn.. . atmand eoomfort of paeyesr 1 Passerloft are carded in: ..m ::m.l llh)rd-ees·o a aoost ono t leriug ronie. dark P oas, nd eeeaea: epyeclalty._ D" ';Ld4b.Woed, ??ate, via .Oanada, .Ui?eBd8tate, Japan. or South Africa, L1quoted on appleation. P, lesre o bosliee trips on the coast i' (to FmrenmtleAdelatde. Sydney, or flrls Sbane) Buoted 0n .apppl?.?e . :MTlhta witi e tl supply circular eOr furibe or?on:ton o appliationo. Pesee from any port may.be prepald heret D. L. DOWDELL, BranohManageer, 312ýCollns Street, Melbourne.. Local Agent YOUNG BIOe.. Casterton. ortlad ae:Meldbourne 4taamlers Bla ,cuder (weather, and...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 2 April 1914
Good Hire Motor Cars at A. O. Berkefeld's. MALEE BROS. e There's None of the Spider & Fly Business 1 - about U Th t awe eaE " li.-ses.t-ea * peq wi t us, end tiere se f tie -ade?set-o?t?" edias with ee. N?e ease sea am il ye'ne soarry to so eat ad leave s mauay ether eed tng. a had ley. Ad theous mIsway. se ta foeuh. nu. theart e s ..he.t eles.ra. Ad ear n reet Itu, m.e a -. i bW M la i tLhe "At of LOW it'tei You ttimay talk aboult other ?lttor Cyclet. Yout may argue., from Mornrin tlll.Nlght, BUT there's NO BETTER Motor Cycle than Malee Bros' Special Three and a Half H.P. NOTE Mr Harold Jackson's overland rideto Central Queens land from Casterton, on this particular make of Motor Cycle. This long ride has brought out to view the good qualities in the building and construction of the Malee Bros' SPECIAL Motor, which speaks volumes for Motor and Rider. Agents for IROVER, PREMIER, and other makes of Motors. Malo.: Bros' SPECIAL Motor, fitted with Precision or Jap Engines, £57 ...
He Was Ready. [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 2 April 1914
He Was Ready. ,. There'was recentl?'haiLed, lnto court a little. Irishman to whom the thing was a new experience. He was, how ever, unabashed, and wore the air of a man determined not to get the worst of it. "Prisoner at the bar," called out the clerk, "do you wish to challenge any of the Jury?" Whereupon the Celt looked the men in the box over very carefully, and with a skilled eye. "Well, I tell ye," he finally replied, "O'lm not exactly in trainin',. but 01 could pull off a round or two with that fat old boy in th' corner." me
Ophthalmic Optics. [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 2 April 1914
Ophtlalmnic Optics. Eye-strain does not necessarily moan impaired or poor vision. In the not of o-eing' we expond a certain amount of onrvous energy, of which we are uncon scious when our eyes are normal. . If we ,xporionco a sensation of discomfort is oboerving closoly a smcall object, there Is a strain present-thore is an overtax on your muscles; the eyes water, feel sandy, headaochs result. You can easily stop this with glasses. Let Mr S. B. Abotomey. the well known optician. examine your eyes. He will toell you their true con dition, and if glasses are necessary he sill supply you with what is required. ir Ahbotomey will visit Cuasterton on Thursday and Friday. April 23 and 24, oad mnay b consulted at the Castorton Hotel. Coleraisne will be visited on Sat trday and Sunday. April 25 and 26 at Ioroite Inn, and Hanmilton on Monday and Tuesday, April 27 and 28, at Victoria lotel.
ABOUT CLEVER KIDS. [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 2 April 1914
ABOUT CLEVER KIDS. By One Who Has Suffered I was sitting in the Green Park pondering the address I was to give to the Try Excelslor Class for Boys Only that evening. I had nearly hit on a novel epithet when the child arrived. It had escaped from a nursemaid, who was absorbed in reading" "The Marchloness of the Mill" on an ad joining seat. The Infant squatted at my feet, remarked confidentially, "Nice mud, daddy," and proceeded to investigate the mud. I Ignored its claims to be my offspring, and pro ceeded.with the construction of my oration. Then the genial gentleman arrived and seated himself beside me. "Delightful child,", he said. I grunted. "Easy to see who's his father," he proceeded, glancing from me to the child. I started. Was thls Infant to be forced upon me? Talk about forcible feeding what of forcible fatherhood! "Unmistakable," said the genial gentleman. "I suppose he says a great many sharp things." "There I differ. So far this after. noon he has said nothing but 'Nice ...
Ballarat Stock Market. [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 2 April 1914
Ballarat Stock 1Market. Fait Cattle.--23' came to hand. Com petition lacked the briskness of the pro vious week, prices for all sorts showing a slight decline, hardening somewhat towards the close. Quotations-Prime pens bullocks to £13, extra to £15, good to £11/10, useful to £10, prime cows to £9/10 ; good to £7/10, usefil to £6/10. Averages-Messrs P1. and J. Killocn, Sandford, 7 bullocks, averaging £12/1i5/, 2 cows for same owners, £/O10, topping the market. i hullocks, Messrs J. and W. Storie, Sandford, to £8 17s Od ; 2 bullocks, Mr A. Mitchell, Trevallas, Sandford; 2 cows, Mr J. 11. 7Mitchell, Moredun Hill, Sandford; 1 cow, Mr E. Widdicombe, Sandford. Calves.--6 yarded of good to prime vealers. Best to 10/10. Sheep.--3018 was the mlmber pen ned, consisting largely of useful to good descriptions. There was a large at tendance, both of the trade and graziers, consequently for quality competition again ruled very' brisk, prices showing a slight improvement. . Quotations Prime cross...
PORTRAIT OF A GIRL. [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 2 April 1914
PORTRAIT OF A GIRL. About whose proud and famous name, thin day, Are you adream? Your silken lashes seem Heavy, with secrets your red lips would say: Around your placid brow what rever ies play Their Merlin tune, In,this light-hearted noon Of girlhood, with its green and golden May? Within your gentle, rosy-finger hands, Where lilies sleep, Great destinies you keep Thrice happy he who kneels to your commandst From that gold disarray, your crown, what strands Shall gleam anew Some distant day, when you Wrap round a smaller head these fillet bands! What though the stealthy years en croach, you'll wait With your slow smile, A brief, imperious while, Dreaming white dreams till Love smiles from the gate Then, in the darkling years, may kindly Fate' This solace lend My dim eyes, and forfend That gracious, gradual end to youth's estate W. G. Tinckom-Fernandez in Febru ary 'Smart Set." i