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GOLF. KERANG v. BOORT. [Newspaper Article] — Boort Standard and Quambatook Herald — 11 June 1914
GOLF. KERANG v. BOORT. A match between the above clubs was played on the Boort links on Mon day over a course of 18 holes, in which eleven players on each side took part, when the visitors scored an easy vic tory. The first five players from Kerang easily beat the Boort. but the last players more than held their'own Roberts was the most successful for the vis tors with a 6-5 majority, and M'Eniry and Mountjoy were only a hole less Jones and Heather, of Boort, each won with a G-5 score over their opponents. The Kerang team were entertained at lunch, and during the afternoon the Boort ladies provided afternoon tea. The scores were - KERANG. BOORT. H. A 11. A. M'Eniry ... 5 5 Gawne ... 0 0 Mountjoy ... 5 5 Desmond ... 0 0 Begg ... 1 3 E. Andrews 0 0 Roberts ... 6 5 Weibye ... 0 0 Addison ... 5 5 *mart ... 0 0 Greenwood... 0 OH. Andrews 0 0 Willis ... 0 0 Jones ... 6 5 Scott, ... 2 3 Rev. I.ewin 0 0 Mackr&l ... -0 0 Kirkham ... 1 3 Kopke ... 0 0 Heather ... 6 5 2G 29 13 13 In co...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Boort Standard and Quambatook Herald — 11 June 1914
DUNNER—SMITH. The marriage of Mr James Leonard Dunner and Miss Florrie Smith was ct lebrated under very happy conditions on Wednesday last in the Boort Metho dist Church." Although the hour was early, 10 o'clock, a good many gathered to witness the ceremony, which was conducted by the Rev H. C. Kent. The bride was given away by Mr W. H. Wingfield, J P. The bridesmaids were Misses Lily Davey icousin of bride) and Emmie -mith i sister . The bride I looked the queen of the day in a dress of liViivliy omhJ-oidcriH} voi/Io, hnvinc the customnry wreath and veil, nna carrying a shower bouquet of roses with tulle streamers. The first brides maid was nicely gowned in a white silk frock, with a white mob cap; while the second bridesmaid was frocked in a white shower of hail muslin dress Both bridesmaids car ried bouquets of pink pale roses. Mr George Dunner, bridegroom's brother, was the best man hiss A. Cameron materially aided at the organ. After the ceremony an adjournment was made to "Tor...
CENTRAL GLADSTONE ASSOCIATION. [Newspaper Article] — Boort Standard and Quambatook Herald — 11 June 1914
Central Gladstone Associa tion. The opening matches in connection with the above association were played on Saturday. Last year's premiers, Wychitella, on their own ground, were easily defeated by their neighbours from Buckrabanyule. P. Arundell um pired. At Borung the local men proved too strong for Mysia, the scores being —Borung, 4 goals 10 behinds ; Mysia, 1 goal 6 behinds. The clubs were re presented by the following teams :— Borung—Speer (4), Andrews (2), Bell (2), Potter, Griffiths; Keilar, Eeles, J. Vernon, Davern, Radcliffe, Bird and Gray; Mysia — Chalmers (5), Dick, Fisher (2), Rollinson (2), Ward, Gook, Ritchie, Allen, McDonald, Steel, O'Donnell (2). W. Griffiths was elected captain of Borung and A. Chalmers was given chargeof the Mysia eighteen. A slight breeze assisted Borung in the first quarter, and they did most of the attacking, one goal, kicked from a mark by R. Speer, and five behinds was their tally for the term. Mysia failed to score. In the second quarter Mysia...
MATCHES TO BE PLAYED. [Newspaper Article] — Boort Standard and Quambatook Herald — 11 June 1914
MATCHES TO BE PLAYED. The draw is as under, all matches being played on the ground of the first' named club First Round. June 13—Ultima v. Quambatook Meatian v. Boort (Lalbert) June 20—Quambatook v. Meatian - Boort v. Ultima Second Round. June 27—Quambatook v. Boort Ultima v. Meatian July 4—Quambatook v. Ultima Boort v, Meatian Jnly 11—Meatian v. Quambatook Ultima v. Boort Third Round. July 18—Quambatook v. Boort Meatian v. Ultima July 25 -Ultima v. Uuambatook Meatian v. Boort (L) Aug. 1—Quambatook v. Meatian It!ma _ Aug. 8—Boort v. Quambatook Ultima v. Meatian Aug. 15—Quambatook v. Ultima * Boort v. Meatian Aug. 27—Meatian v. Quambatsak (L) Ultima v. Boort
BOORT v. MEATIAN. [Newspaper Article] — Boort Standard and Quambatook Herald — 11 June 1914
BOORT v. ME ATI AN. Boort plays Meatian at Lalhert 011 Saturday. The special train leaves Boort at 111.45, and flayers are requested to be on the*1' station at 12.30. The return fare is 5s 2d. Tke chosen team is : — S. Pickering, G. Parkinson, M. Burrowes, F. Cameron, J. Came ron, H. Cracknell, F. Dickenson, W. Dodson, B. Fyfe, W. Higgins, A. Hindson, J. Ivilleen, Mackie, J. McPherson. A. Tracey, W. Ward J. Weaver, P. Williamson. Emergencies.— Gordon, James, Morgan, Storey, Turrell.
THE MANAGEMENT OF YOUNG PIGS. [Newspaper Article] — Boort Standard and Quambatook Herald — 11 June 1914
THE MANAGEMENT OF YOUNG PIGS. Our views as to what weight a pig should reach vary enormously. A frienu of my own, once a well-known Berk shire breeder, made his pigs' into ba coners- m about thirty weeks or into, porkers in. sixteen weeks, but I do not think that in these later days he would be satisfied with the results, for months is a long period to feed a youngster for prune meat, whereas il the meat were too heavy tho reduced price would remove all the incentive. A porker pig should pay veiy well in sixteen weeks and not be too fat, as just as in tho case of the baooner t-i -lets down the price. Another once famous breeder friend fed his pigs until his liams scaled 201b each, but these were only seven months old, yet they afford an excellent idea as to the gross ■weight of the carcase. The curer of bacon requires not only lean meat, but small meat, hence the ■weight of a -bacon pig should not ex ceed 1-10 to 160 lb., and it is; precisely •such meat which obtains the best, price...
WORTH A SECOND THOUGHT. [Newspaper Article] — Boort Standard and Quambatook Herald — 11 June 1914
WORTH A SECOND THOUGHT. The chronic borrower is a neighbor-' hood nuisance. The best bosses are frequently the poorest workers. Prosperity has been the ruination of many a man. If you must carry a grievance around with yon, keep it to yourself. Ignorance is not bliss when you are in the hands of a sharper. If your wife is a good cook don't for get to tell her so. She deserves the praise. The man who keeps the corners of' his'.mouth turned up is,.a'public bener factor. - '■ • ; ' ' The clock never complains of being: overworked, and.it puts-in every • min ute, too 1 If tho reins ure drawn too tightly , the young folks are liable to run away from home. Because a couple are fine-looking is no sign they will get along fine once, they are married. Many a cow- kicks because tbat- is tho only way; she can tell you that: something is wrong. If it becomes necessary to destroy the little kittens, don't let the children seo you do it. It's queer how many men have busi ness in a neighboring tow...
POULTRY NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Boort Standard and Quambatook Herald — 11 June 1914
POULTRY NOTES. Too many chicks spoil the brood. A chick in the nest is worth two in the' mind. • . The less the help the stronger the ohioks. '■ . .. The proof of the hatching is the chirp of the chicks. . .. The chick will never grind.'with; the grit it. never gets. . Grit is a virtue in man and fowl. Tho lazier the hen the -smaller the profits. ; Eggs to the number of ■ 21,'500,000 were imported ■ into Great/Britain last year. This interesting fact is reported by Mr. E. Brown, F.LiS.,;in.his an nual review of tile poultry industry. "At no time," he states, "has the de mand been so great and prices so good as in the twelve months recently elid ed. In 1913 thero was a considerable riso in the volume of: eggs and,poultry . | received from overseas, as compared with 1912, yet prices have, been grea tor. So far ad native supplies are con crnixl, there has been a rise ail round, ! showing that consumption is advancing more rapidly than production, whether native or foreign. What is true...
BOORT v. QUAMBATOOK. QUAMBY VICTORIUS. [Newspaper Article] — Boort Standard and Quambatook Herald — 11 June 1914
feOORT v. QU A.MBATOOK. If; QUAMBY VICTORIUS. fhc Boort team were at home to Qd mi! atook on Saturday. The visitors I'jSJJived by train at 12 o'clock, and, a= ccd to at the association meeting, i match was started at 2.15 p.m., so Mjto allow the game to be finished in good time to permit the Quambatook ttjSvers catching the early evening fefiin. The business places in Boort s|lre closed during the progress of the jtsiitch. The teams were as follow: — jt«rfQuambatook. — E Gross, White,. gtejarry and M. Coughlan (backs)-, A.' nr.d- Houston (half-backs), J. pSKing, F. Gross and L. Meney (centre f'ijme^ Raff, W." Gross (captain), Mc ; Gillivray (half-forwards), Sizer, Tim -.■Carruthers and Bayliss (forwards), R. - Carruthers andF. Cameron (followers), . and j. Corrigan (rover). . Booit—Williamson, Pickering (cap tain) and Ross (backs),- Dickenson, Eilleen and Burrows (half backs), Parkinson, Dodson and F. Cameron (centre), C. Robinson, Morgan and Gordon (half-forward), Weaver, Trac; , a...
FOOTBALL. NORTHERN DISTRICT FOOTBALL LEAGUE. [Newspaper Article] — Boort Standard and Quambatook Herald — 11 June 1914
FOOTBALL. iktiiern district-football league. friic opening matches in the Northern strict Football League were played Saturday last in ideal weather, (irt suffered defeat at the Hands of | amtiatook, and Meatian beat Ultima. ie now association promises to be a Sod one, and if the clubs concerned i I) only keep together much better fitbail will be witnessed in the near are. The players last Saturday re rather green, but they require to into solid training if they wish to "iiccessful.
MELBOURNE LETTER [Newspaper Article] — Boort Standard and Quambatook Herald — 11 June 1914
MELBOURNE LETTE'K (Froh Our Special Correspondent.) If there be any ioundation for re cent revelations anent. the system un der which certificates are issued to as piring motorists, it is hardly a matter for wonder tliat accidents are many, and that the man at the wheel is an atnema to "the average pedestrian. The way has been easy ior'applicants for certificates. A correspondent-toils how. He says:—"There is a great 'outcry against' the reckless' driving of motor- s ears and the consequent Killing and maiming of people. Not once-have I heard mentioned what I think is the real root of the whole trouble — the reckless and oareless way in which the authorities hand out licences. I think inquiry avouid show the following to be about the method adopted:—Mr. Anyr body buys a motor and wants to drive it. Ho knows nothing about driving a mule, much less a motor-car. He takes two or three lessons from a gar age attendant, and>ihen. invites a mem ber of the police force, who knows as much...
THE "AGE" OF MENTAL POWER. [Newspaper Article] — Boort Standard and Quambatook Herald — 11 June 1914
TH E "AGE" OP M ENTAL -POWER. Between the ages of forty and sixty the mind .is expected to be at tho;zen-' ith of its powers/as the'following ex-; amples will show: Swift was fifty-nine, when he wrote "Gulliver's Travels";! John Stuart Mill was fifty-six • when' his essay on "Utilitarianism" wnspub lished, although his "Liberty" was written three years previously : -while' Sir Walter Scott wrot? "Waverley" of-' tor lio was forty, Milton wrote "Par adise Lost" between fifty-four and fifty nine; Cowper wrota "The Task"! and John Gilpin" after fifty; Defoe-wrote "Robinson Crusoe" at fifty-seven; Tho mas Mood wrote "The Song of the Shirt" and "The Bridge of Sighs" at forty-six; Darwin's "Origin of Spe cies" was written after lie was fifty, and his "Descent of Man" after he was sixty. Longfellow wrote "Hia watha" at forty-eight; Oliver Wend ell Holmes wrote "Songs in Many' Keys" after, he was fifty-five.
ESPECIALLY FOR SOME HUSBANDS. [Newspaper Article] — Boort Standard and Quambatook Herald — 11 June 1914
ESPECIALLY FOR SOME , ~ HUSBANDS. Mr. H. ■ L. Rann writes iu " Kim ball's Dairy Farmer" :—We never could Wrid^rstandi,;wb.y^some^en^\wll''V'&lt;r.^jmj .matfo."titter. 'carrier to form-fitting, stanchions; and -'still allow 'their wives' to-got'along witlv a decrepio;> broken backed rheumatio cook stove tha$ first saw tlio. light of day thirty years be fore the ,war witlf Mexico. What chance has a young bride, who learned every thing at college- except how to hash, brown potaoes, with a stove that has. a coughing spell every.' few minutes, and floods the lctichen With soft " coal smoke. But then, this'world"is full of bilious husbands who married some prize winner in tlio latin course,'and woke up later to find that while she " could pin tlio shoulders of a Greek root to the mat three times out of five she didn't know whether a cook, stove could be started, from the seat or had to be oranked with a half hitch.
WOMEN'S INTERESTS [Newspaper Article] — Boort Standard and Quambatook Herald — 11 June 1914
WOMEN'S INTERESTS (By "Ambrosine.") There is a perfect crazo for tulle. Hats are made of if, or trimmed with it, and it makes the necessary vest to the simple little bodices which we ore wearing. The tendency nowadays is all ior transparency as regards the ad juncts of our dress. Bverything is ephemeral, and how light, how fly away, how transparent, is the goneral scneme! 'A frame of the softest shad ! o.vy tulle, chiffon, gauze, or lace sur rounds the face. It might be all blown away if it were not for a redeeming, utterly incongruous smart velvet , crown—and wo call it a hat. I saw ' j an in'staaoing model the other day, all [•clouds of shot grey, and violet tullo, crystallising into something which was 'half trimming, half crown; all one blur on ltw velvet, mauvo and grey. Almost tivery frock with pretensions to novelty is draped. The skeathliko underskirt, over which the tunic dis posed itself more or less gracefully is no-longer allowed, and the underskirt now receives as much ...
SLEEP AND SOME GREAT MEN. [Newspaper Article] — Boort Standard and Quambatook Herald — 11 June 1914
SLEEP AND SOME GREAT MEN. It was Cobden's boast that be eould sleep nt will. Said lio: "If I had not had the faculty of sleeping like a dead fish in five minutes after the most ex citing montnl effort, and with tho cer tainty of having oblivion for six con secutive hours, I should not have been alive now." Gladstone's sovereign rules were deliberate_ mastication of his food and &lt;4alw»ys -©igh-fc lioairs* eioep,#>. So. important w-as tdiis latter consideration* that he would, never compose anything after six o'clock nt night, as to do so would affect his sleop. Bright com posed his speeches in hod; that tre mendous oration with "the angel of death" and all complete was thought out under his nightcap. Doctor Dol linger, a suffer from insomnia, learnt by heart three books of tho Odyssey when seventy years of ago, in order .to be able to say tliem ove: to himself in tho silent watches of the night. Thiers was 0110 of the men to whom much sleep meant Jifo. He fell fast asle...
£40 FOR A SLIPPER. [Newspaper Article] — Boort Standard and Quambatook Herald — 11 June 1914
£40 FOR 'A SLIPPER. Forty pounds was the reward which Miss Hilda Gilbert, a young and beau tiful American, received for the loss of one of -her dainty slippers,- which, Oin dyrtiiii-like, she left behind in a well known Paris cafe 'where she had oeen performing. Miss Gilbert is girdling the globe, to win a wages mado with , the' well-known novelist, Mr. "Jack Lon don.' Que condition is that she should 1 work her way round t-ho world, and it was in the discharge of this not too easy task that. she found herself singing to a select company in the Cafe de Paris 011 the night that her slipper passed from her possession into that of the lis ran who lied fallen a victim to the charms of her voice. Unable to detain the singer, the baron pleaded for tho slipper as a memento, and, h's request acceded to. swelled Mjhs Gil bert's travelling fund to the este it el a lOSOf. note. Africa is to be Jhc scene of her neat ooiiquots, and. rl t'nough she lias already been two yearr on her journey, she ...
KINGS WHO LIVE ON PENSIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Boort Standard and Quambatook Herald — 11 June 1914
KfNGS/WHQ LIVE ON PENSIONS : In subjugating the savage tribes in bheir AfricaivWnd Asiatic possessions, a ta.sk which has, kept the French pGopla busy lor many! years, they have been ■ not a little, enjibarrassed. at times by ; finding themselves burdened with a few deposed nionarclis whom it was found necessary to pension off in order to kaop them out of further mischief. One of the first of those deposed kings was , Belianzin, King, of Dajiomey, who was i deprived of his throne some twenty ' years ago, and whoso son is now living in Paris on a small pension. Mention might also be made of the nephew and successor of Benhanzin, Prince King of Dahomey, who Was dis possessed in 1900. What .caused tho most chagrin to this blaok king was not > so muoh the loss of his reakn, but that of a large!diamond ring, the.gift of tho Government which confiscated it. JEiglity thousand francs is tho pen sion; which is paid to the former King of Aimam, tlie. Prir.ee Ham Nghi, mon arch of the terri...
THE PROPERTIES OF HEAT. [Newspaper Article] — Boort Standard and Quambatook Herald — 11 June 1914
THE PROPERTIES OF HEAT. School Inspector (to sliarp hoy): "What are the properties of heat?" Boy: "The chief property is that ft expands bodies, while cokl contracts thorn." "Very good; giv? mo an example." "Tn summer, when it is hot, the day is long; in winter, when it is cold, the day is short." Exit Inspector, lost in amazement, that so familiar an instance should have so long escaped his own observa tion. .»
DEADLY WEAPONS. [Newspaper Article] — Boort Standard and Quambatook Herald — 11 June 1914
DEADLY WEAPONS. A French inrent-or has made a fright ful addition to tho efficacy of the re volver. A small but powerful electric light is aitached to the mechanism of a pistol of ordinary sir.e. Uy use of lenses and mirrors tho glare of tiio eircle of light which the lamp throws is bright enough to bo clearly seen in daylight against a 'light-coloured suit ot clothes. Now. the centre of the circle of light marked by a black spot, by arrange ment of the lenses, is exactly the spot where tho bullet will strike. Thus all one has to do is to place the black cen tre of tho blazing circlo of light over I the heart of an adversary and pull the I trigger. • At night the light is shockingly strong. Experiments with tho new wea pon show that perfect greenhorns, who have never used a revolver in their lives, can shoot far more accurately, than experts using an ordinary pistol. Up bo sixty yards ho cannot miss a small bul.'s-eye, day or night, wlii'c extremely accurate shooting is possible j u...