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Past and Future. [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 2 April 1914
Past and Future. "\Vell, how are yoell to-day;'" askelt the physician cheerfully to the society leader. "\Vell, doctor," she replied. "the cold I caught Tuesday is a little bct ter, thanks to your prescription. But the one I caught Thursday Is miuch worse. The thing I called to see you for, however, is the severe cold I cauoght last night." The doctor sat down and wrote a - long line of hieroglyphlcs.' "llro," he said, "Is something for the one you will catch this evening wlth that V'-nock aInd those skImpy skirts. (Iood afternoon." Q5uawtut tea, A couple of Jews were discussing tho award of a railway company over an accident In which both of their wives had been sufferers. "Vot gompenattion did yer glt, Ikey?" asked Mio. "I got fifteen hundred quid."" ' "Fifteen hundred quildld Vy, only got five." "Ah. yes. But you see, I ad the, ,', presence of mind to kick my vltoe'. : teeth ouL"
Charges of Assault and Insulting Behaviour. Defendants Heavily Fined. [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 2 April 1914
Charges of. Assault anti In sulting Behaviour. Defendall nts Heavily Fined. The following cases were dealt with this morning at the Casterton Police Court, by Messrs Thos. Somerville (Chairman) P. F. Hughes, and A. E. Smith J's.P. A Sydney Page GrummeLt v It. Kelly (the younger) for assault. t Mr F. W. Abbott alipeared for the in k formants, jind Mr G. A; Sildsoter for the defendants. In opening the case Mr Abbott re ferred to the trouble that recently arose tat WVagga between unionists and non. Sunaionists, when work had to be stopped. The trouble in the case before the Court arose owing to three young fellows tak ing lOd Ia houiifor working oin 1[um phries' threshing machine, the price nr cepted arousing the ire of certain union itsis whose rate of wage was 1/ per hour. The assault oceirred on 28th I'ebruary. as comnplainant was driving baIk to his house at ]Bahgallah, when he and two others who worked on llumphries' I machine were acosted by defendant. who called out "Seubs" to t...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 2 April 1914
PHENIX ASSURANCE CO. LTD. "ESTD. 1782. WORKERS' COMPENSATION. FIRE. AOOIDENT. LOSE? PAID EXCEED £90,oo0,ooo. 666 hy SU es Ra m LIGTNINS wre Iad good b thi oompany. AGENTS .WANTED. v?r*...E 461 To 471 BOURKE ST., em :- MELBOURNE, DALOSTY CO. LTS, ACGENTS. It is no good marrying a profes sional .beauty and expecting her to make a good sick nurse. You might just as well buy a diamond tiara and. expect it to turn into a flannel petti coat. "It Is better to have a light puiso ..than a heavy heart," quoted the Wise Youth. "Yes; 'but it is still better to split the difference," added the Simple Mlug. TO NEWSPAPER PROPRIETORS. SECOND-HAND TYPE CASES (in Good Order), Lower and Upper, Double and Treble. : For Sale, Cheap. COUNTRY PRESS CO.OPERATIVE CO. LTD, TIHE EXCHANGE, MELBOURNE. Another valuable book for collect. orisI among Stanley Paul's latest publications. POULTRY FOR EXPORT. All Classes wanted. We buy by live weight Crates lent No Commission or Cartage Charged. Chickens & Duc...
ANIMALS' SPEED. [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 2 April 1914
ANIMALS' SPEED. No animal is knvn to have exceed ed the speed attained by the horse. Instantaneous photographs of one fa mous specimen showed the full length orf one complete stride of about 26ft. In the stride of the fastest racers the hindquarters and limbs are raised con elderably higher than the shoulders, and from this relatively great height brought downward and forward, .w!de ly separated from each other, to avoid striking, the forelegs. The hare has not in reality the speed of the dog. The dog. on the other hand, does not attain the speed of the horse. The giraffe is said to run at the rate of fif teen yards per second under the -most favorable conditions.
Gone Again. [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 2 April 1914
Gone Again. At a certain public school it was the custom for the teachers to write on the blackboard any instruction they desired the caretaker to receive. One evening, while cleaning a room, the caretaker saw written: "Find the greatest common denomi nator." "Hullo!" she exclaimed. "Is that darned thing lost again." The April number of "The Story teller" Magazine is just in. The read er of this One monthly gets splendid reading. The authors' names are a guarantee of great excellence. Jus tus Miles Forman, Mrs. Daillli Rey nolds, Warwick Deeping. I. A. I. Wy lie, Captain Shaw, J. O. Curwood write in this number. These authors could not write poorly if they tried, and it seems as though they are at their best in this number. Besides the above writers II. do Vere Stac poole, author of "The Blue Lagoon," writes a long complete novel entitled "The Presentation." With all these attractions, it is no wonder that the "Storyteller" Is so great a favorite with magfzine readers.
Agricultural and Pastoral Society. Formed at Merino. [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 2 April 1914
Agricultural a nt Pastoral Society. Fornied at 1ierliio. Tie movement initiated by the local branch of A.N.A. to form n Pastoral anld Agricultnral Society at Merino re. eeived full endorsement. at a public meeting held after the' lodge business on Monday night, whev on an adjournment took place to tie Mechanics' Hall, where the public meeting was held, nil witich was largely attended, 'Mr E. A. Elliott was voted to the chaoir and eC* plained the object of the meeting. On the motion of tMr lE. A. Grant, reconded by Mr L,. Grilnham, it was de. cided that a Pastoral and Agricultural Society be formed at Merino. and that ai Shous be held in connection therewlih. Discussion took place as to the best time of the year for holding the same. November was first suggested, but there were drawbacks in this mortb, while TJanuary and February had supporters, but it was ultimately decided, on the motion of Dr Morton and Mr J. Me.In tyre, that it be left to the tith.com mittee to select a suitable ...
Return of the Zillah Harrison Company. [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 2 April 1914
Return of the Zillah Harri son Company. The above Company, who provided such a delightful entertainment in Cas. terton some few weeks since, are booked for a return visit on Tuesday night next, April 7tb, when another musical treat should be presented. Miss Zillah Harrison has been aptly described by the celebrated Madame Dolores as "Australia s Patti," and the some celebrity has also been said to have referred to Miss Harrison as "After Melba, the sweetest, voiced lyric soprano in Australia." The entertainera throughout are high ly talented and decidedly refined, whilst aufBloienbnovelty is provided to make a thoroughly enjoyable programme of et: ceptional merit. 'Mr Wallings, the basso of the Company, has a. very well trained volce with plenty of quality, and the comedian, Mr Reg. Hastings, is a host in himself. Miss Mollie McCabe, the national dancer, and all the other' members of the Company are of a- very high standard, and if merit gets its re. ward a big house will greet the ...
Crossed the Bar. [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 2 April 1914
Crossed the Bar. General regret was expressed in Casn terton when it was learned that Norab, the wife of Mr F. WV. Burgess, of Chetwynd, had passed away. During last winter, AMrs Burgess suffered from a severe attack of museular rheumatism, from which she recovered, but left her heart in a weak state, and eventually caused her death, which occurred at the Casterton Hospital this morning, at the age of 35 years. The deceased, who leaves three sons, the eldest eighteen years of age, was the, daughter of AMrs and the late Mr John Heenan, and was born at Sandford, from whence she removed to Chetwynd about 30 years ago, where she has since re sided. She took great interest in social matters, and her serious illness has been the cause of many anxious enquire ies from district residents, amongst whom she was deservedly popular, and whose sympathy is naturally extended to the bereaved husband and sons. The funeral will be held on Saturday and will leave the Casterton Roman Catholic Church f...
A.N.A. Parliament. In Session at Wangaratta. Over 200 Delegates Present Party Political Questions Banned. [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 2 April 1914
A;N.A. Parliaiinent. In Besmlon at Wangaratta. Over 200 ielegatese Present Party Political Questions Banned. "See the Conqering lHero Comes" rang in the ears of delegates to the Con. ference as the special train from Mel. bourne drew slp to tlhe Wauiaratta rail way station on.,1Monday aiglit of last eek, aida the Town Band tislH struck he keynote to a cordial welcome ex teded to the visitors that was subse quently expressed by representatives of the townspeople. "Malke yotrselves at home, boy," was the expression heard all round, after the first brief words of formal welcome hal been uttered. Then a prompt rush away to quarlers for the night-the hour was then 11 p.m.-witll friendly hosts guiding the various con. tingents to places of temporary abode as signed the several delegates for the per iod of their stay. There was no misaik. ing the genuine heartiness of the recep. tion, and the visitors, one and all, fouInd later that the words of welcome uttered at tlh outset were hacked up...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 2 April 1914
'To Meet mbe Tlmea.-1 em now puttin Lp my Palma"l fl .UILLDD Cough, Asthma, and Ilionchltli. Cure (worth a Chemist and Druggist Guinea a bottle).ln Bottles. 1; M i, and 88 per bottle 3 ) a)terton. LADIES:- It is truly said, "Many women and gifls suffer unnecessarily when a little knowledge may save them years of pain and misery." This know. ledge every woman will find in the "Natura" Health Guide, sent free on re ceipt of 2d. to cover postage. Address Dept. Xl, "Nature" Health Co. (Mrs Clifford, Supt.) 49 Elizabeth-st Melbourne. SILVER STAR STARCH STHE BEST IN THE WORLD 1 1b Crlb ?n Parcel, INSIST. ON ) LABELLED PACKAGES For a Oood HAIR CUT or SHAVE try F. Jordan Heulty Btreet, Caaterton. Shampoolng, Singeing, eto A SPECIALITY. FIRBTCLA8S8 Stock of CIGARIS, CIGARIETEB, ,and TOBACCOS, Always on Hand. WELL VENTILATED BILLIARD ROOM. S Alucoke' Billiard Tables. 9 i l HARRIS General ..Merchants AND Importers, CASTERTON. AUTUMN AND *WINTER GOODS In All Departments. First Grand Display Of ...
Good Advice. [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 2 April 1914
Good Advice. There are thousesde of pebple who suffer from common allments, much s RheuLatlem." leadlestlo?. Goout.. " ilousnre,. Neuralgia, Jaundice." " Lumba o, , BlSk .Leadache, Sciatica, Gravel. Backache. General Debility. Blood Disorders Stone, . Anaem ia, Bladder Troutble who have no lde thattheir eulertla is due to a diseased or Inactive cooe dltion of the kidaeys and liver. .The -eaeban"tht: aeatmeut' by'Wa~ner', lae l Cw eia bheen.o soueostful ja 'of, the dlostden! named I.s that Wa .or a" Ier ae re exercoie.s ae ,likee! and stimulating Ius 'w~-1--b" I .a -ldmkde end i: ier. I **-I'.t-? -_d ls . liv ers rIle mediv:pisaum wý.s eaatn, Ite Sl.bl' are.:w re..."l b*or the S73Idgya & _ aterel ehauakla, eat - li -81trn err·ow beth~
THE FISHERMAN AT HOME. [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 2 April 1914
THE FISHERMAN AT HOME. Dear father took a fishing trip. He has rheumatic pains And various symptom.. of the grip. He never once complains. For life at present seems to hold ' All Joy that he could wish. 'He nearly caught a fish. He doesn't mind a little cold. He tells about it while we stand And stare with wondering eyes. It nearly chewed off father's hand, So fearful was its slse. It winked at him and tried to-sing, SAnd waved a fin in play. It did a hornpipe and a fing And then it 'swam away. In museums .have stood around And viewed the monsters o'er. Which in the ages past were found Disporting 'near the shore. These curious creatures are for me • With scant importance fraught; But, oh, the fish I long to see That ,father nearly caught!
The Explanation. [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 2 April 1914
The Explanation. "Fares, please," the collector said, and the woman handed him one ticket. "Boy will have to pay,'too, madam," said the collector. " "Oh," but he's only three years old," she replied. "Looks.inighty old to be only three years old," snapped the collector. "Yes, he does; but, you see, he has been doing a lot of worrying," she aL swered. * "Casoell's Magazine of Fiction" and general literature for March is an ex cellent number. The names of the au. thors will ensure it a hearty welcome, .for this month H. o. Wells contributes and article, and Olive Wadsley, Wal ter Wood, Captain Shaw, Andrew Soutar, and a host of other writers send stories. Humor, Illustratlons, feminine pages, and a long complete novel add further attractions.
WRITTEN IN RINKLES. [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 2 April 1914
WRITTEN IN RINKLES. Nothing Is more damaging to beauty in woman than w'orry. The worrying woman invites the hand of time to write plenty of wrrinkles on her -brow. and round her eyes and mouth; to tint her face yellow, and give dullness td the eye that no artifice can brighten. Worrying, moreover, is quite unneces sary, and is a total waste of energy which could be employed In doing something useful. Everyone knows thue worrying woman the moment they see her. lier character is written in her face In wrinkles which apparently nothing short of a miracle could obh literate.
WRECKERS OF MEN AND NATIONS. The Smile and the Wile of Woman. [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 2 April 1914
WRECKERS OF MEN AND NATIONS. The Smile and the Wile of Woman. Empires have -fallen before the wiles of woman. Rome sang of the achievements of Antony. Antony look ed into'the eyes of Cleopatra and laid down honor and life. Louis XV. dallied with the.Pompa dour and Du Barry until his kingdom tottered. Tile royal roue died and left his grandson and heir a heritage of death. Mlary Stuart played at love with many men until she lost her throne and at last her head. These women have been. the lure that led men to destruction. They baffled scientists and sociologists. By all the rules of the game they should have been wholly creatures of evil. Some were, but that others of them were warm-hmorted, impulsive and bec witching to good and bad people alike is a puzzle to allenists. When -face to face with the lives of these wreckers of the world, scientists hold up their hands, shake their heads and say: "We cannot tell you about it-may be some day we can. but not oow: it is too much to expect ...
MANURES FOR WHEAT. ALL THE PROFITS. HOW TO GET THEM. [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 2 April 1914
MANURE8 FOR .:WHEAT. ALL THE PROFITS. 1HOW TO GET THEM. By A. H. Renard. Expert in Modern Agriculture. Author of "A.B.C. of Rational Manur Ing" and "A.B.C. of Scientific Stock Feeding." Every farmer Is Interested in get ting the largest Income In the year and in getting it with the minimum of worry and anxiety. To make money it is necessary to spend money, as every farmer knows. Something of value cannot be got for nothing in these modern times. Every farmer has certain unavoidable expenses to meet-cost of seed, fallowing, Inter eat on value of land, living expenses, cost of labor, etc.-and he has to get his return from a limited area of land within a limited time. Let him com mit to memory the following axioms of successful manuring of wheat and work in close accord with their teach legs; then everything will go right with him. Wheat Manuring Axioms. 1. Citrate soluble phosphate is the only natural form of soluble and cvallable phosphoric acid. 2. Phosphoric acid extracted by i the...
Train Arrangements. [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 2 April 1914
Train Arrangements. Train leaves Caeterton 8.35 a.m., Sand. ford 8.49, Henty 9.12, Merino 9.40, Grasa dale 10.12, Miakite 10.25, Braniholme 11.15, arrives Hamilton 11.50. Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Saturday. - Train leaves Hamilton 5 p.m., Brarle nolme 6, Miakite 6.13, Grassdale 6 30. Mersno 6.55, Henty 7.10, Sandford 7.25, 'rrives Casterton 7.45 Tuesday and Friday. Leaves Hamilton 6.5, Branxholme 7.15. Mltkite 7.28, Oramedale 7.40, Morino 8.10, Henty 8.25, Sandford 8.45, arrives Caster ton 9. Thursday. Leaves Hamiltoq 10.17 a.m., Branz holme 11.25. Gransdale 11,53, Merino 12.17 p.m., Henty 12.29. Sandford 12.47, arrives Casterton 12.55. Leaves Castorton 3.10, Sandford 3.24, Henty 3.42, Merino 4.2, Graesdale 4.30, arrives Branxholmo 4.55, arrives Hamil on 6.8 p.m.