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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Mortlake Dispatch — 4 April 1914
GOT VERY WEAK "My boy Jack was very bad with diarrhoea," writes Mrs. M. Lee, Forbes, N.S. W., "for quite a fortnight he was ill and got very weak. My husband bought a bottle of Chamberlain's Colic and Diarrhoea Remedy and to our surprise one dose completely cured hinx.'' Sold at F. Damyon's Pharmacy, Mortlake.
LAKE BOLAC STOCK REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — Mortlake Dispatch — 4 April 1914
IvAKE BOIvAC STOCK REPORT. M'Donald and Brumley report having held a special sale of sheep at Lake Bolac on Tuesday last on account Mr. R. Ford, whose lease of Lappernich has expired, and other vendors. There was a large attendance of buyers and9 as . com petition was very keen- we report having sold out of the yarding of 5186 sheep 4450 sheep at the splen did average of 14s 6d per head. We quote—Fat crossbred wethers and ewes £l, comeback wethers 4 tooth 16s 3d to 16s 6d, crossbred wethers 4 tooth 16s 2d to 16s 6d, merino wethers 4 yrs old 12s 5d. 14s Id, 15s, ta-> 16s 3d, crossbred ewes 4 tooth in lamb to merino rams 16s, crossbred ewes 4yrs in lamb to merino rams 14s 5d, cross bred wethers and ewes 2 tooth 14s, crossbred weaners 10s 6d, 12t 6d to 13s 3d, comeback ewes 5yrs old in lamb to Leicester rams 13s, merino weaners 8s Id. Our next usual monthly sale will be held on Thursday, 16th April, 1914.
"The Dispatch" SATURDAY, APRIL 4. PUBLISHED WEDNESDAY AND SATURDAY Local and General News [Newspaper Article] — Mortlake Dispatch — 4 April 1914
"The Dispatch" SATURDAY, APRIL 4. Published Wednesday and Saturday Local and Oenera! News ! Mr. Philpotts, dentist, Terang, will visit Mortlake all day on Wed nesday, 15ht April (Sale Day) and inav be consulted at ^Mount Shad well Hotel. For • neglecting- J to register his dog, Wm. Harris, Garvoc, was fined 5s with 17s 6d costs, at the Police Court on Wednesday morn ing. Mr. G. I*. Archer appeared on behalf of the Shire of Mortlake. A meeting of the Mortlake Carnival Committee will be held at the Mount Shadwell Hotel on Monday evening at 8 o'clock. All members are requested to attend. The local business establishments will close on C> &lt;od Friday, Easter Saturday (lince Day^, Easter Mon day, re-opeuing on Tuesday inorh ing. . A painful accident befel a young child of Mr. W. Wareham, of Woolongoon, on Wednesday night Whilst playing with a tomahawk one of the children chopped a top off another child's finger. The injured digit was attended to by Dr. H. B. Lee*. It is anno...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Mortlake Dispatch — 4 April 1914
DEATH. WALKER.—On the 16th March, at Hexham, Hannah Walker, relict of the late Johnson Walker, of "Middle dale," Hexham, aged 75 years. BEREAVEMENT CARD. THE Family of the late Mrs. Johnson Walker desire toiexpress their sincere THANKS to all friends for kind sympathy and floral tributes received during their recent sad bereavement, also Dr. Weir for kind attention during their Mother's illness.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Mortlake Dispatch — 4 April 1914
SILVER STAH STARCH INSIST ON LABELLED PACKAGES THURMER] -^PIANOS— THURMER PiANOS Icr solidity o( construction. THURMER PIANOS (or bnishcd workmanship THURMER PIANOS (or attractive appearance THURMUR PIANOS (or rich musical qualities. THURMER PIANOS (or standing in tune. THURMER PIANOS (or moderate price. THE THURMER PIANO It is evee 20 years now since we first introduced '.he Thurmer Piano to the Aus tralian 'public, end to-day you will fiud ^tiese splendid instruments giving un qualified satisirtctiou in every part oi Australasia. Twenty years ago the Thur mer was indisputably the best modtnue priced piano on this market— 2ad that claim still holds good to-day. Reul merit and worth are at the back of every 7 lnir mer instrument —the kind oi merit that " counts. As1- to see it— or write (or illus trated catalogue. 276-8 Collins St.. Mplb. Few ladies really wear their evening dresses out—they, dis card them, not because they are worn, but because they have become soiled or the delica...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Mortlake Dispatch — 4 April 1914
It talves a man to talK «couoiny— I woxoau to practise It f A 6 B.H.P. "I.H.C." Hopper Cooled 'Engine, stationary, £70 ; portable, £85. Long terms and no interest. World's lead ting engine. Nearly 200,000 in actual use — more sold in Australia than of au/'other make. Fully guaranteed. Free start by (Competent expert. Big stocks of repairs in every State. Other sizes, proportionate (prices. Best engine bargains ever offered in Australia, ar.u will soon be withdrawn. Write International Harvester Co. of Aust., Brie., Syd,, Melbn Adlde., Perth and Lcstu.
FIRE BELL FUND. SHIRE COUNCIL GIVES SUBSTANTIAL DONATION. THE MOVEMENT WARMLY SUPPORTED. [Newspaper Article] — Mortlake Dispatch — 4 April 1914
FIRE BELL FUND. StilRE COUNCIL GIVES SUBSTANTIAL DONATION. THE MOVEMENT WARMLY SUPPORTED. At the Shire Council meeting; yesterday, the "Mortlake Dispatch' appealed to the council for assis tance in its effort to provide funds for the purchase of a Fire Bell for the Fire Brigade. The request met with hearty support, and as a result, £5 was voted. Cr. Armstrong said the request of "The Dispatch" was most rea sonable. The Fire Brigade was a most useful body, and might be the means of saving valuable pro perty, not only in the town, but throughout the district. He had pleasure in moving that j£5 be voted. Cr. Montgomery said it also gave him great pleasure to second the motion. Not only would the town benefit, but also the shire. The motion was carried unani mously. Previously acknowledged ^"10 5 0 Two little girls 5 0 Shire of Mortlake 5 0 0 W. J. T. Armstrong 10 0 K. Fellow '5 -0 j£l6 15 0 Mr. Dark, proprietor of the Merry-go-round, now located on Market-square, has promised to give 5...
POSTAL RATES AND REGULATIONS [Newspaper Article] — Mortlake Dispatch — 4 April 1914
POSTAL RATES AND REGULATIONS [Where the term "The Common wealth" is used in connection with these rates and regulations it includes Papua, Lord Howe Island, and Norfolk Island.] LETTERS. For every i ounce or fraction thereof. For delivery within the Common wealth : 0 1 For delivery in til). British Em- ... pire .. - . .- - - 0 ^ 1 For delivery in the New Hebrides, Banks, and Torres Islands . .0 2 For delivery in other places .... 0 2J LETTER CARDS. K For delivery within the Commonwealth Single, Id. each; reply, Id. each half. For delivery in the British Empire (see list of places under "Letters")—Sin- * gle, Id. each. For delivery in New Hebrides, Banks, and Torres Islands—Single, 2d. each. For delivery in other places— Single 2Jd. each. POST CARDS. Single Postcards impressed with th« Id. stamp, and Reply or double cvrds each half of which has the Id. stan^ impressed thereon, may be transmitter to places within the Commonwealth, anc to 'those places, enumerated undei "Letters," to w...
WHILE HE WAS SOBER. [Newspaper Article] — Mortlake Dispatch — 4 April 1914
Will Ll£ II b] WAS SOB El'.. Air. AloTiiyiMi al.tcudrd n christen ing whofi; tin* hospitality of thy. guest know mi bounds uxeept the several eapacitius of tli'v gui'st. ]n tho midst , of llie ccli'bration >1 r. ^laoTavish rose j lip and made the round of tho com pany, bidding each profound fare well. "But, Sanely, moil," objected tlio host, "ye're not going yet, \vitli tho evouin' just begnn?" "Na,n said tho prudent MacTavish, "I'm no' goin' yet. But I'm biddin' ye guid-nicht while I ken ye #V
A PLAIN ROAD TO FORTUNE. How Some secured Success "Become a Patentee." [Newspaper Article] — Mortlake Dispatch — 4 April 1914
A PIiAQT KOAD TO POETUNE. H^V-Some secured Success "Become a Patentee." 1. Cultivate and perfect your ideas as to improvements and inventions. Experiment. The world is eager for something new, whioh,. however aim nioro convenient, or promote pleasure or safety, or do away with faults, or reduce waste. Tho person who geta public adoption of such au invention is on the rood to wealth. He trill cease to bo a servant; he becomes a proprietor. People who handle things in every day use are the natural inventors of better thing>, and the natural capi talists of to-morrow. 2. Study the subject of patenting, itead the splendid advioo that Edison gives. Learn the procedure as to pa tenting i:i the cliiof countries, - --hen secure your own legal monopoly o; j your rights' by becoming a patentee, j 3. 11 that workman or foreman, or > your ingenious friend has produced a clever inventi6n, put hiiu on the track about patents by telling him where ho can obtain the "Inventors' Guide," a book,...
ANNOYING. [Newspaper Article] — Mortlake Dispatch — 4 April 1914
b ANNOYING. i1 A Do.-inu m;m li;i.s a v. mi wJi" Im.-- .pi''? . 'Ul..i'c(l M-'ioni. Hi- vys .supposed to l>!.' rnjoying it, bill omo inorniiifj ho waik.'d into tin.- aiu'iugiooin, whore his father was haying his hri-ald'ast, am! remarked: ? "I'm tired of gouig to sohi.-ol; [ thiiik I'll stop." '..Why?'! asked the, i.- your objection tg "bki'"*
BARE WIRE MAIZE CUTTER. [Newspaper Article] — Mortlake Dispatch — 4 April 1914
BAFIB WIRE MAIZE CUTTER. A Queensland dairy farmer ncliu., along a description "( u &lt;l.-vi&lt;jf ho has hit upon lor cutting h;s maize by means of ba i'b, win;: - ''It is simply necessary."' lie s:iys, "for tho hotso io which tliu wire is hitched to be led round the break it is proposed to cut, so that tho wive, in its forward motion, will bo kept cutting. Kvcry slalk will l>o sawn I limugh close to tho ground, with not a root disturbed. Wherever a little hillock Ii;ls been thrown up abevo tTie surrounding surfaces, Hit- barb will saw right t hrouglt il. .On thistles :t was a failure, as the barbs became pillaged with tough grass. Kor 'his reason some improvements on. the barb ciple. can bo generally applied. .A demand l'ox- such an appliance should certainly be met by tho manufacturers. In tho. meantime much good work can be performed by the barb wire in tie bands of a practical man."
MELBOURNE LETTER [Newspaper Article] — Mortlake Dispatch — 4 April 1914
| MELBOURNE LETTER (From Our Special CurroDpoHileiit). Jliero is a hugo s»cheuio i'or tlio beautiiication oi' a, long stretch of the ( bunks of tho Yarra. It involves tho ? expenditure of au imiuensu sum, but tnat Ji regarded light-heartedly by t-ho mauy people whoso Alpha, and Omega is tiio building up of the city, regard less of tho vital need for tlie develop ment of the country. In connection with this preoious scheme for providing miles of uelightlul dnvos and gardens for tho desecuition of city people, while those who are doing the real *'oi'k oi building up tho prosperity of the State arw grievously handicapped through vraut of passable roads, tho Public Works Department lias made an im portant discovery. It has been found that tho Ministry, under a very old title, can csmpul&only acquire tho lands that are needed. Tho land along the rirur, extending from half a mile to two miles on either side, is held by tho ownors on such terms that they can be called upon to place...
PATENTS AND INVENTIONS. OFFICIAL PROCEEDINGS. [Newspaper Article] — Mortlake Dispatch — 4 April 1914
PATENTS AND INVENTIONS. 0 FFICIAL PROCEEDINGS. Messrs.- G. G. Tnrri & Qp,... Patent Attorneys, of -the R.ialtn, .405) Collins Struct, "Melbourne, report .tluit specifi cations of the following in mentions luivo been officially act-opted and opened I'm- inspection by tlvj Commissioner tor Patents. .Abridgments of ;the speci fications may be inspected,/without fee, at their office. , / Lift Well Doors-to bold them"open, and when ili;i lift goes to close them automatically.-W; H. Alsop-S301. Steering Disc Ploughs-to deal with sloping ground, and enable a trim furrow to be made. J. GuUklge-8325. Explosion Engine Silencer-Contains series of concentric chambers-spiral rested.-The Maxim Silencer. Co-8600. Automatic Sampler for Tailings: paddle wheel-siiur ?wheel-scoop-run ning stream of tailings-sample recei ver. T. M. Tazewell-S7S2. Nou-Iteftllable HottleV-Has a non return disk valve, pivoted to a cork, sealing ring, 'etc. J. F\ and C. P O'Hrien-10,050. The problem still attracts;...
Terribly Tempted. CHAPTER IX. ANOTHER APPEAL. [Newspaper Article] — Mortlake Dispatch — 4 April 1914
-n vr&szsi rr. re A. SEli. AL STORY BY | AMABEL GRAY. OHAPi l-jtf. IX. AXOi iiiiit AJ.TEAL "0! 'i;o-day-and tiio uaytto coinu . af-cr./' . Everything apparently went on '.'."vel vet." wl the Lougo. Leonard ywas tacitly reconciled Will Leu-or.e, ^iud; Ji»r imaginative faculties were sucli that she pjctttr«d the-inner statu ..of;;'his mind with the. satisfactory glow thai, youth. tnrows over- a beloved one':, thoug lits. : ? U'uis vainly-resisted love had con«iU«fr ed ner, and yet tiiere w-ero timi>s "iv,tH;ii she wished .siie J Kid never cqiuo;, to Myrtle JjOUge, but had married. Philip out of hand, and .grown used to cook ing, baking, and .scrubbing, as a poor man's wife. She might have slumbered on tliem in .utter ignorance of passion's dcUriuin, and accepted the tender friendship marriago with Philip as tho best tiling known tp her.. But Prosperine, faithful and i: oart \ wrecked, Had no power to rctrace her .steps. Weariness, depression, a. vaguu terror of consequences...
WOMEN'S INTERESTS [Newspaper Article] — Mortlake Dispatch — 4 April 1914
WOMEN'S INTERESTS (By "Aw'urosiue.") "Tiioso in tlio kao\v5J arc Ueop m iho oi t-ue now kiqus; woiiu&lt;ji iiur/ ^uu t*vorii^&lt;j Vb'uuiaii will iUiiipL' Uci'bOil 10 ciiciu. Iu poriiapu t-iio doserws mo** oyiiipau^y-».uo tvoiiid.ii Wix.il to;j 1-UUC'Il ilJp- 'Ailiio p^r^oil iiavu to Lo ^iVti^Ucd. witii in n|jloob ioriLij unci rori'uiu from even thinking oi garments iidaptablo to hor nioro slender relatives and friends At present the main object seemo to bo tho attainment of aa largo ^ a list measurement as possible, arid tiw woman who cuu triumphantly announca thut lior past-normal liti-ui. waist has developed into &! m. may foul ska i=» indeed, iu tho front rank of fashion, it is fortunate that this suddon euango of outline should como just at) tUo time mien everyone is about to re plenish hor wardrooe. Tins widening, of our waists, though, on tiio tapis for somo considerable tune, has now actu ally arrived. Tiio need for the nir^a waist has become imperati...
OF RURAL INTEREST [Newspaper Article] — Mortlake Dispatch — 4 April 1914
OF RUiiAL INTEREST The inspection of the beat areas at'| Boisdale and lUuffra snowed that the'i zrops ai'u substantially better than I those or Kiimany. 1'uo crops are c.vti- J mated to yield up .0 fifteen tons to the aero. Miico ...ater was supplioi: I some v.-ceks afuv iJiu plants had re- J ceiyeu a check, a is c.-loar that had tiie I irrigation tstarKd :n. ; lie right time, the output of the. ,\JOUS V. ouid have boon well over 1»viti-v toiio to the acre. I.i the irrigation iaoiliticu iiad been avial able, so tua* tna bt'Ot areas could have received their lirst watering at the end oi November, instead of two months later, mere would be 110 com plaints to-day as to the returns from sugar beet culture. On the contrary, the remunerative yields would have proved so encouraging that there would been an auxwty to increase rather than reduco the area under this crop. TJio conrtast botween areas that have been assisted in this crude maniivr and those winch have not been irrigated at. all ...
REALLY DIPLOMATIC. [Newspaper Article] — Mortlake Dispatch — 4 April 1914
KKAijLY l)i LM.UMA'i'IU. ... May "\\ hju. tin yon »if;vu \)j- saying ib:tt .Maud is 'uunv or lo;;.-, [jrcbLy'.r1" fl'i>ni "'Weil, siic.'s inoi\. (nv.lty tliau most and lo-s jn.ot.iy tiian you." John, n rnt'hor backward iovov-, ^fc, a';, otu> tiiid of tho sutu, and his sweet heart at tho other. Both, minds vrero too full Id carry on conversation, but at last .the l:uly st»okr>: "Joaii, what aro . vou thinking about'?'' .lohn, awakened. from iiis dtvnnis, answered with a drawl, "Qh, just tho srur.y as'you are," and } wss surprised to get the I'ctorb: "If ? you do I'll bos your ears."