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MR. FISHER'S CAMPAIGN. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 21 March 1914
MR. FISHER'S CAMPAIGN, MR FISHEn, the leader of the Corn, monwealth Labor party, has corn menced what is no doubt in, tended to be an epoch-making campaign. Sooth to say the initial addresses have not given promise of any areat advantage to the people from this, The leader of the Federal Opposition might have been expected to have said something worth listening to in Melbourne, It is the seat of government for the Commonwealth, Belog his firabst spoeech Is was sure of fairly full reports in the Victorian and interstate press, Above all, the oleo tore had a right to expect a seriouns contribution to the political thought of the day from ouch a man upon such an occasion, Yet a close examinatton of the addreso fails to disclose this, There is an old legal anecdote about a junior barrister who was given a hopelese cause to defend, his brief being marked "No case ; abuse the other side." This would appear to have been the advice taken by Mr. Fisher in connection with his speech. From the...
DATES OF COURTS. FOR YEAR 1914. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 21 March 1914
DATEG OF COnTflUr. FO1lt Y;AR1t 114, The following aro theti kareur for the holding of uoitrte at lit, Arnaud dWrlID 1914: Tueeday, 112t1 Mlay, '1'uesday1 10th~ No bor, CiOUN rv CURTr AIM ) UfN:IiAtb teI~OWA Tuieeday, '21eb April. Tihursday, 13thi AugausV Truetilay, 13th~ Ocoboer, \Vednred&y, 9bh I),cCet1ber UrinhinaL-.D§lily. Civil Bind LIou.Itg-.)Tho 1'olIcO Maglutrate will gIt no alternrato 1'd, days, couinnooolng from W/114. Civil busiueuu will be coridnolodl ill the other week on Thee day,
ST. ARNAUD POLICE COURT. FRIDAY, MARCH 20th. (Before Mr. D. Berriman, P.M.) [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 21 March 1914
ST. ARNAUD POLIOB COURT. FRIDAY, MARCH .[0th. (Before Mr. D. Bierrlman, P.M,) Oonetable Fleoher procodeo agalnst a young manl named Septimua Wright for having made uoo of indecent language In a public place on the night of the 7th March.-Defendent pleaded guilty.-The conatable's evidence waa to the effeoot that while on duty and paeeing the Union Hotel at about 11 o'clock at night on the 7th Inst., he heard defendant make uno of very Indecent language (a copy of 'which was handed to the bench). There were two other young men olote by, and a few people weoro walking in the stroot. Defendent gave evidence on his own behalf, He stated that he thought a friend of hie was In the hotel, and he looked In to eo if he waa ready to go homeu. IJo took his bicycle Into the porch, and, on secortaining that lia frelnd had gone, he (defendant) was in the noact of taking hlie bicycle when two youthe Intercepted hil. Thie caused hihn to lose hie temper, and he made use of otrong language, lieo was s...
The Great Montamor Case. CHAPTER XVIII. THE GAUNTLET IS CAST. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 21 March 1914
The Great MontamorI Case. By ALICE M. DIEHL, Authoress of "'ho Knave of Hearts," CHlAPTER" XVIII, THE GAUNTIAET IS CAST. It was a sultry summer day the sun poured down on the pavemoents with muerciless power. The grass in the parks was visibly browning. The busY thoroughfares were crowded in the shade-empty but for a few pedestrians where the sunshine blis tered and frizzlcd. Gwondolon llalldaro sat at her I.riting-table In her shady drawing room, shady because of wetted tat ties and outside blinds. Lilels and white sweet peas, with ferns, wore in the bowls and vases, A little fountain fed with rose-water played in the shaded balcony-a now idea of hers, its trickling suggested cool jess, just as in the dining-room be low the big lumps of ice among ferns not only suggested cold, but tom pred the heat. That, day everything connected with Lord Montamor seemed to her clear as the purest crystal. She was miserable, An active fight was at work within her between the part of her nature whi...
The Very Latest. Melbourne, Friday Evening. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 21 March 1914
The Very Latest. Melbourne, Friday Evening. Whest, 3/9jO to 1/9~ ; medium, ?3,i to 3/8j Flour, £9 Oeto, 1/10 to 1/11. Potatoes, beat, £4 to £4/5. Oniono, pritmne, £6. Many implement workera are unemployed swine to farmore waitimt for rain. The Ruthoteiglen vinegrowers have orgtn. iced a protective band of young men, and with the 20 polioe who are in the distriot, are determined to reoist flying gangs. Mre Alphoneo Towbhiil and infant had a narrow escape from death during a fire in Moorabool.streot, Geelong, They were ,esoued by means of laddere. The Minister for landa has warned depart. mental ofifoers aganlost the association of their official poeiciona with private land transactions. Four brick shops at Creewick were deetroyed by fire. Fireman LHarrie had his hiand gashed in such a manner that twelve stitches were required. One of Firem in Howe's hands was badly muttilated and am. putation may become neceoaery. The victims of the bomb outrage are pros groseesing satisfactorlly. Du...
WHEN HAY IS AT ITS BEST. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 21 March 1914
WHEIN HIAY I,' AT IT BEST, Though an unweighablo quantity, the troma of grass has real value in rou. lering hay more palatable. When the un dissipates the do?w from the dry .mg grass in the meadow, we detect the ssoapiug aroma, because tlhe dow in ris, sig carries some of it into the atmos phere. Here is oune reason why hay should not remain scattered over the noadow at night. If now mown hay ies for a timeo in the sunlight, the Tleaching which we observo indicates :hat chemical changes are taking place within the grass stemns and leaves, and iuch changes are not of advantage. Greoen-coloured, sweot-smolling hay is really the beost, and prudent stockmen, .n secouring provender, will not overlook much seooemingly small points as preserve ing the aroma and proventing bleaoh4 tug.--Professor W. A. Henry,
AS TO TACT. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 21 March 1914
AS TiO TA(T. T'ruth is a dangerous weapon in thl hands of a taotless and heartless person. "I hato you," said t dame the other lay to an old friend who was visiting her. "Yes, I hate you, because you don't grow old, and I do." Better to learn the " art of putting things," and say, "Do tell me the seorot of perpetual truth, for you certainly possess it," and give a pretty and truthfuil oomplimnent instead of a verbal blow, How quickly defects and fading chlarna and lack of success are noeted and em. phasised by our dearest friends. Inva lid, are especial marbyrs to the lack of tact; every year many are killed by brit tal truths, or by lack of tenderness, or by at feeling that they are a burden. Learn to admire rather than criticise, to say somoething pleasant instead of Buding fault, When rebuked yourself, turn the tables with a complimenoat.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 21 March 1914
Sp?ooa" ??Adovrtomonts. JAS. ROWE & SONS, BEG TO ANNOUNCE SPECIALS FOR FEBRUARY. Guns, Cvrtridges, and Shooting Requisites HOLLIS GUN, WITH CROSS BOLT, £?6. Hollms Gun, with croes bolt and pigeon barrolo, £7/10 SGenuine Hollie Gunse, with ordinary fastener, £4/17/6 and £5/10 Stevens' Single Barrel Gun, 22/6 Stevens' Single Barrel Gun, with automatic ejector, 25/ Stevens' Single ilarrel Gun, automatio ejector, Nitro, speciald Stool barrel, 401 and 45/ W. W, Greener's " Dominion " Hammer Gun, £10/10 W, W. Greoner's " Empire " Ianmerlees Gun, £12/10 Bonehill Guns at all prices, A real bargain-Bonohill Gun, with cross bolt, a teal beauty at £4/17/6 Claibrough and Johnston's Hammer Guns at £6/15 and £7/116 * Clarbrough and Johnston's Hammerleas Gnn, £11/115 M"arson's (English lHammerles Gun, £9110 SCARTRIDGES CARTRIDGES CARTRIDGES Black Powder, loaded by Kynook's, 1/0 packet " Aster" Smokeless Powder, best value ever Imported, 2 packet Kynock's Job Cartridges, Smokelese Powder, 2...
AN IMPORTANT FEATURE. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 21 March 1914
AN IMPORTAN'T FEATURE, Millionaire: "'1'ho portrait is bxcel. out, Mr. Tubs, but you'vo loft out one very osseent.ial fuaturo in tho likenoss." Mr. 'Tubs: "Exouso uio, sir, I can easily add it. But I thought you wouldn't caro to have the-or--warl :eproduced," Millionairo: "Confound you, sir; I a talking about the diamond pin, atud tot about the wart."
PUCCINI INSPIRED BY BARGES [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 21 March 1914
PUCCINI INSPIRE)D BY UAIIilS Signor Glacomno Puccini, the famous Italian composer, who has been pay ing a lightning visit to London, went last night to a rehearsal of "The l)ar* ling of the Gods," which Sir IHerhert T'ree is reviving at His Majesty's Thea tre, for the composer is in search of a subject for ait new opera. "The chief reason for my presence in London to-day," he said to a "D)aly Express" representative, "is pressure of private business. lhut, at the same time, whenever I come to London I am always glad of the opportunity to visit the theatres, for I am a great admirer of the English stage, and so it comes that I have made uip my mind to see 'lhe Darling of the Gods,' in the hope that it might prove to be a suitable subject for an opera. I shall do my best to visit a rehearsal this evening, for I leave England for Italy at an early date. "I have seen 'Mr Wu,' and I liked it very much, both for its originality and the splendid manner in which it is staged. "I may tell yo...
COURT OF ARCHES LOST RECORDS DISCOVERED [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 21 March 1914
COUR!T OF ARClhES LOST IRECOItRD 1)ISCOVIfi?liD At a d(linner of the Autthors' Club on Monday (Aays "'the Timets" of Janu ary 16) Sit Lewis Dlibdln, K1.C., Dean of the Arches, gave anl extraordin arily interesting account of the ad ventures of the lost or forgotten roe cords of the Court of Arches, These records, which werie I lept in var'ious places after the Fire of London, were removed in 1865 front lit. Paul's Cathedral to Lambeth Palace, where they lay buried for neicarly 40 year; "in a deep stratuti of London soot anid dust!'" and the nature antd value of their contents have only Just been dilscovered, On becoming Dean of the' Arches in 1903 Sir Lewis Dibdin dhi what he could to explore the room in which the documents were kept; but It was not until the riuntnei' of last year, when he was helped by the Rev, Claude Jenkins, librarian of Lamblieth, that he was able to go thlrough theim. They coVe'r a period of 200 years, front 1660 to 1856, and provide a set of lipriocedenits, a...
SIR ARTHUR SULLIVAN'S ORDEAL [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 21 March 1914
Silt Allt'HIIt'Ult tIIAVAN'St ORDIEAL The death of Mr Francois Cellier, the Savoy conductor (says "The Westmin. ster Gazette") recalls at dramatic epl* aode a.ociated with the production of "lolanthe" in 1882, That opera was the first of the Gilbert and Bullivan series produced at the Savoy, and Sir Arthur gullivau had arranged with Mr Collier personalliy to conduct the first perform* ance. On the morning of the day fixed for the production Sir Arthur was a comparatively rich man, so successful had been tihe four operas which had preceded "Iolantho"; but just as lie was about to leave home111 for the Savoy news reached him of the bankruptcy of the firiu entrusted with his investments, and with that bankruptcy the whole of his? savings disappeared, B3ut in spite of this heavy blow he went to the theatre and conducted "lolanthe" be fore a crowded audience, which little Ikn(ew that the famlOus composer was then as poor as tile lowliest scelle* hilifter behilnd the scenes.
SHOWN BY THE PAINT BRUSH [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 21 March 1914
CROWN BY YTHE PAINT YItIBIi A portrait painter made the curious statement that the btuah of the artist will often unveil hidden traits of character, and reveal mental statk sot seen by the ordinary observer, As evidence of the truth of this as sertion, he cited the cans of a buainc? man who discoverod from a portrait that his partner wam 4 thief, 'i, artist who paiinted the picture put ltot the face of his model the deceit ad unacrulpulouinestia which he iaw there traita which had plevioubly f.wgapie the notice of his coilleagueio, but which now led to the discovery that the a$s, pected mlan had been for yearn ctary rig on a systemn of fraud. Another notable intance w'as found in the portrait of a lady painted by a gifted artist. ? The likeno was greatly praised, the only objection raia?a being that the painter had given a strange expre?eaon to the eyes, "If there is anything curiou. about the eyes," said the artint, "it is there be. cause I saw it in the original, I painted the lad...
DATES OF COUNCIL MEETING DATES OF COUNCIL MEETING [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 21 March 1914
SHIREL OF KARtA KAhA. DATES 011 OOUNOIL MELTINO The Ka~ra K~ara Shire UJouuoUl will meet on the followiing dates ; AApril .. .. ~,, 9 may a.s. ., 1 7 ~June ,, 1 .4 July ,. .. .,2 Aug~ut III too 6, September. , . 3 Ootober *,, ,., ,,, 1 Oatobor ., .. ,.29 Deoember oil ,, 3
NEW POSTAL RATES. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 21 March 1914
NEW POiSTAL RATES, The now postal rater, Inoluding penny postage on letters, came into force on the let of May, The reduead rates are as follow : THROUGHOUT OOMMONWEAL'TIH AND PAPUA. Letters, Id per j oe, Letter cards, single, ld each, Do,, reply, id each half. Poest cards, esingle, ld each, Do., reply, ld each half, Printed papers, 0Od per 2 oz, Books, printed-outeide Australia, Old per 4 or, ; In Australia, Old per 8 or. Magazlnee-Prhnted in Australla, Old per 8 ozr. ; printed outside Australia, O0d per 4 or. "Hianeard," Oljd per 12 oz, 0ommerelal papers, patterns, sample, and merchandise, Id per 2 oz. OVERSEA DOMINIONS, Letters from the 0ommonwealth to the United Kingdom, oversee dominions, British colonies and protectorates, except the New Hebrldes, Id per or. NEW ZEALAND AND THE I8LAND8 'Ilhe rates to New Zealanud, vilji and British Solomon Islands are: Letters, id J or, Post cards, single, ld, Do,, reply, d14 each half, Letter cards, single, Id, Do., reply, Id each half, Magaz...
OVER-HASTE. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 21 March 1914
OVEIR-lASTE. Not only are the rosults of labour injurod by ovo.-haito to attain them; human life, character, and happinue are all likewise impaired by it. Tho timo which is occupied in reaping sre. sults is as nothing compared with that which is neeoodful to work thornem out. It is the long hours of preparation which count for the chief factors in our lives, which build up our habits and make us ofliciont and able for the rovoro. The harvest is truly a joyous time to the industrious and capable farmer; but it is the weeks and months which have proceded it and made it possiblo - months of studying the noil, preparing the ground, ploughing, sowing, weeding and nourishing the young plant,--that have made him the intelligent and ob. servant mid competent agriculturist, who is able to fulfil his life-work suoe eossfully. It is the calm and pation" fulfilment of oevery duty day by day, whether results are evident or not, that formsa the fino and noblo charaotor, as well as the efficient w...
THINNING AND PRUNING. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 21 March 1914
THINNING AND PRUNING. On the aubjeot of thinning fruit crop. Maid pruning trcoo, a correspondent ol one of the journals writoe:-If to thins sing in added free pruning of the branches and attention to the soil iun provemea?t may be cari'iod to the ex. teoat of nmaterially changing the chara taor of the fruit, making of a poor variety a comparatively good one, not only with young troes which ueeoom more susooptible of change in thin respect, but old neglected ones, which it is not gonorally diflioult to rejuvenato, and giveo a new lease of life, with the fruit iunproved far beyond what the former usually bad treatment afforded. No highly prolifle tree has suflicient vigour to grow the fruit large. The demand is simply too great and the strain is hurbt, fl to the treoe, consisting mainly of the troe's effort to grow and mature its seood. This it will do or fail. And this coneoontration upon the seed is at the exponse of the remainder of theo fruit, sffeeting its size and quality. Thoe ...
Farm and Garden MONEY IN TINNED ASPARAGUS. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 21 March 1914
Farmi aild Carden MONEY IN TINNED ASPARAGUS. Ani industry which has within the past ow years assumed very largo proper. ,ions in Coentral California is the tin. aing of asparagus. Years ago it was discoverod that the "overflow" land, Along the coast and river islands in the central western part of the Wtato of Ban Francisco were espociay adapted for asparagus culture on a largo scalo. rhe climate and the rich sedimentary silt of the localities united to produce a fine quality and quantity of crop, and it was not long before the city mniarkoti wore fully aupplied at low prices. As. para gus i easy to can, as it (1do00 nolt readily bruise or deface, and requiro the simplest of preparation and cook. ing. It is, in fact, an ideal vegetable for preserving npurposes. Ten yoears ago, 120,000 2}lb. tins wore sold in one seao. eon. In the last season, however, be. twoon 75,000 and 90,000 cases, contain. ing two dozen 2ilb. tins each (making between 1,800,000 and 2,160,000 tins), were dispose...
RAINFALL. A COMPARATIVE STATEMENT. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 21 March 1914
FRAINFALL. A UOMPARATIV1 8'A'i'EhlMN'I, - I 19101 1011 1 1012 1018 1014 Jan ... 1'74 '11 05 '03 0 47 Feb, ..., '08 73 1'07 107 '08 iaroh 4'42 1'81 '00 2160 April... '28 '15 '7 1'60 May ., 3'05 2105 '20 2'24 June,.. 2'16 2'74 229 1'07 July ... 3'97 1'45 3'07 1 01 August 1'82 '61 1'45 1'80 Sept,. 2'85 313 4'II 2'10 Oat, ... 1'13 '52 0'44 1 80 Nov.... 1'0 '06 1'43 0 38 Dec, ,., '80 1'36 301 0.62 Tt'l In, '3,07 I 10'52 I 18'54 I 16'10 I
LOCAL TELEPHONE EXCHANGE. LIST OF SUBSCRIBERS. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 21 March 1914
LOOAL TELEPHONE EX, OHANGE, LIST OF BUBSCRIBERS, NAM, No, Avery, Mrs, A. F. ,., ... 87 Bank of New South Wales ,,, 77 Bank of Vlotoria ... ,.. 76 Bennett, Dr. J, H. .. ... 27 Bell & Lorimer ,,, ,, 14 Blakeloy, A. B, ,,, ... 50 Blenoowe, F, 0, ,,, ... 66 Bllse, W, R.... ,,, ... 61 Borounah Offices, Town Hall .,., 51 Bray, 0. ,,, ... ,., 64 Bray, Lee, ,,, ... ,,, 91 Breeno, Miss ,,, ,,, 104 Broadbent Bros. ... ,,, 42 Cemetery ... ... ... 69 Clover, F, P, ,,, ,,, 34 Cookburn, G. A .. ,,, 81 Cooper, R. J. ... ,,, 68 Convent of Mercy ... ... 45 Oougle, A, J, (with extension to private house) ... ... 11 Orone, Ja, ,, ,, ... ... 37 Daroy, Mrs, ,,, . ,,, 89 Davison, Rev., J. W .... ,,, 67 Davies, F, E, ,,, ,,, 44 Dickinson, B, ,,, ,,, 57 Divola, A .,. .. ., ... 31 Doyle, Revy, G. ... ... 23 Dunkley, H. W. (ofilee) ,,, 3 Dunkley, H. W. (resldence) ,,. 17 Dunlop, Mrs. P, A, .,, ,,, 97 Edwards, U, T. ,,, ,,, 6 Edwards, H, T. (private house),., 8 Edwards, Emily .., ,,, 35 Estate A, lies...