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DISTRICT News. SCARSDALE. MOTOR CAR AND BUGGY COLLIDE. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 11 July 1914
Disinci Hews. SCAK>I)VLE. MOTOR C\K ANrI> BUGGY COLLIDE. ' A sensational collision took place •on Saturday evening between a aaotor car from Sdbereisen's motor jgarige, Rallarat, driven by Mr J. .M'DonaM, and a horse aud buggy. About 11.15 p.m. Mr John Rnthor Xord, porter at Newtown railway station, accompanied by his wife and daughter, was returning home after "visiting .Soarsuale friends. The Jiight was very bright aud clear, and ■when about midway between New town and Searsdal-i Mr Rutherford noticed a motor car coming from Newtown. lie saw it a long way oil", and as it appear; d to he travel Sing fast ho pulled well aver to the, left side of the road, the car coming straight towards hinvpn'the same side. Expecting the motor to turn at any time Mr Rutherford almost pulled up. The car kept straight.op snutil some twenty paces away, when iho brakes were put on but not in time to avoid a collision. The horse ■was struck and carried clean out of &lt;he shafts, almost on...
RACES AT ROXEWOOD JUNCTION BALLARAT HOSPITAL BENEFIT. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 11 July 1914
RACES AT ROXEWOQD JUNCTION BALLAEAT HOSPITAL UiiN'EFIT. Many and varied have Iwii the effort# ut IllabuTcok and liokewood Junction to raise funds annually for the iiallarat Hos pital. Concerts, balls, ami pleasant Sun day afternoons have liad their turn, ami it may bo said good sums of money have been realised. Horse-racing being popu lar with tlie country lolk, it was decided to hold a liulo 54 meeting this year, un der the allspices of tho lilabarook, l'it ficld, and Rokewood Junction Turf Club. 'Die races, which wero held on Saturday, were largely attended. Residents from all parts of the district put in ail appear ance, ami, although as the day wore oil a chilly wind blew across the racing area, everybody appeared to be in a jovial mood. In fact, the gathering appeared to be one more of a social nature than anything else—it appeared to be a gathering ul' men and women interested in the rural indus tries, and the prospects of the season wero the chief topics of conversation. Tho ...
Correspondence. (We do not identify ourselves with the opinions expressed by correspondents.) WHY PEOPLE DO NOT GO TO CHURCH. To the Editor. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 11 July 1914
GoirespDQaeQGB. (We do not identify ourselves with the opinions expressed bv correspondents.) WHY PEOPLE DO NOT GO TO CHURCH. To tlia Editor. Sir,—The reason why people do not go to church is because the in terests of the minister and the people, are not in ail canes identical. Unless a man has a good banking account, and in supposed to be "somebody," he i- gen. rally looked npon as an intruder if he enters a church. We have no sympathy from the majority of those who pro fess to be Christians. Not long ago I went into a church not 100 miles from Rokewood in which there ap peared to be two cliques—the poor and the rich. The rich wonhl not look at the poor; but would bow and smile at those they regarded thdi&lt; equals in colonial society. I wa3 always taught that all men were equal in the sight of God : that char acter was worth more than all the gold and broad acres. Until present conditions are altered people would prefer not to go to church to be slighted and snubbed by th...
Pitfield Banner. PUBLISHED EVERY SATURDAY MORNING [Registered at the General Post Office Melbourne, for transmission by post as a Newspaper.] SATURDAY, JULY 11, 1914. PRESBYTERIAN CONCERT. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 11 July 1914
ptfiettr §araa, P01ILIBHED EVEKY 3ATDHDAY MOKNINO [Registered at the General Post Office Melbourne, for transmission by post as a Newspaper.] Saturday, July 11, 1914. presbyterian concert. Un Saturday, stn August, mo uuy pro vioua to tho anniversary servicos of tho Borringa Presbyterian Church, a concert is to be given in O'Farroll's Hall by the Ballarat Camp Firo Concert Company, under tho direction of Mrs Harry Brown. Tho company includes a number of prize takers at tho South Street Competitions. SALVATION AUMY. Brig Albiston and StafT-capt Simpson paid an official vitsit to the local corps on Wednesday evening, and conduct«l a pub lio meeting at night in tho barracks. Tho adverse weather conditions wero respon sible for a small attendance. AMBULANCE SOCIETY. The annual meeting- wan licld 011 Monday evening; the president (Mr D. Davies) oc cupying the chair. Tho report showed that tho van had lieen used for the convey sinoo of patients to tho Hallarat Hospital 011 five occasions. ...
THE CRISIS. IN WHICH FATE INTERVENED TO SOLVE A BIG PROBLEM OF LIFE AND LOVE. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 11 July 1914
THE CRISIS. IN WHICH FATE INTERVENED TO SOLVE A BIG PROBLEM OF LIFE AND LOVE. She kuelt by the open window, the light evening breeze stirring her curly liair, her tear-wet eyes fixed on the blue-black silhouette o£ the tur rets ol' Fittleworth Park against the western slty. The man who had gently opened the door stared at liev, fidgeted, then coughed artilicially, and, entering, closed the door behind him. l'aula Duneton, whose glorious violet eyes had stared at Londoners from play-bill and placard for eigh teen months—she was, until, her mys terious resignation lrom the Cour tier's Theatre three months bet'orej in the first rank o[ our more serious actresses—started and glanced at the intruder over her shoulder. v-" - She had arrived at the "Fox and Dragon" in the little sleepy Sussex village that evening, and had bar gained at a preposterous price for the ' exclusive use of its one and only par lor. The man bowed and smiled. "I'm sorry to disturb your de votions," he observed iigh...
FOR THE FARMER. THE FARM MANAGER. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 11 July 1914
FOR THE FARMER. THE FARM MANAGER. •More than a special knack or abil ity is required to make a farm man ager. There must bo even develop ment and mastery of many powers, thorough understanding of all the es sentials of the business, self-training and wise use of the abilities of others. Train yourself, therefore, to think of-the manager's work as the post of the chief engineer. Recognise that no matter how many duties are pro perly done, failure is certain if fuel and steam (ail, or if brakes and throt tle are not always under control. The manager's task is to make many per sonalities act as ah unit—to harmon ise the interplay of many departments. In the beginning list, group and ana lyse, the work that fills the calendar of successful managers—that goes on at your farm. Reduce your detail to system and assign it to subordinates. Make sure that you are caring for to day's and to-morrow's work and men, funds and service—tlmt your policy upon management is well-balanced and full-round...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 11 July 1914
Sunday Services. N GLICAN CHUBCH Illabarook 11, Cape Clear 3, Berringa Annual Meeting at Berringa Preacher—Rev W. E. Pugh. BESBTTEEIAN CHURCH. Illabarook, 3 ; Berringa, 11, 7. Subject—"National Education, and Cbaracter of Moses." Rev ,T. Hall. P E T HODI8T, CHUR C H M Berringa—11, Mr Provan; 7, Mr Sar gant (Home Mission Deputation). Pitfield—3, Mr Sargant Staffordshire Reef—3, Mr T. Speary. Dereel—3. Mr Provan Enfield—3, Supply. Cape Clear—li, Jlr Sargant' OMAN CATHOLIC" CHURCH Berringa, 9.30. ALVATION ARMY S .i Berringa. n'Snd'ii • StallorcIshire'JReef, 7 . Captain' W, J. Spiller : Illabarook, 7:30 . • ' Bro. Hughes. QHURCH OF CHRIST Staffordshire Reef—School, 2.30 p.m. Worship, 3.30 p.in Amusements. A GRAND BALL will be held in the Newtown Hall on Wednesday Evening, July 15th. Admission—Gents, 2s Gd; Ladies free. S. Causon, bee. rjlO-NIGHT TO-NIGHT O'FARRELL'S ~HALL, BERRINGA SKATING Afternoon Sission, for Ladies and Children—1.30 to 4 p.m. Admission, Cd. .Evening Session—7 to 10 ...
HOW TO MAKE HEALTHY AND HAPPY HOMES. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 11 July 1914
HOW TO MAKE HEALTHY AND HAPPY HOMES. The object o£ this article is to im- • press upon the minds of our young , women readers that the refinements o£ fashion, the duties of the toilet, and j whatever else composes the harmless ■ amusements of young women, should on no account, unless in very particu lar instances, impede their course of i instruction in the more useful and lasting dutifes of domestic life. To preserve a house, however humble, or | however costly, in the best possible j order, to have a knowledge in the making up of female attire, and to be learned in the divers processes of cookery, are qualities absolutely es sential to all young women, if they have any ambition to be placed at the head of a domestic establishment. The house being the appropriate kingdom of the wife, it is necessary that she should be a thorough mistress of all its faults, and in no instance be left at the mercy of servants, who, even if anxious to please, are soldom competent to carry on a househo...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 11 July 1914
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It Is Said. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 11 July 1914
II Is Said. That the anow storm ou Tuesday was the heaviest known at Berringa for many years. Young and old indulged in snow-balling. It has been very cold ever since. That the second outing of the Pit field and Cape Clear Coursing Chib takes place next Saturday at Glen finp. That an exceptionally heavy fall of rain was recorded ■ at Barunah last month. It was pointed out, however, .that the garden sprinklers were the cause of the record being put up. t - That an 'excitingr football match was played on Saturday at Roke wood between sides captained by Bob Holmes and Frank 'Robinson. The final BCore3: of the match were the stitch,-btill" joints, and paralysis of activity.- . : For Bronchial Cou»lm take Woods' Groat Peppermint Cure, Is Od That Mr P. Walton, son of Mr P. Walton, Cape Clear, is developing into a tenor singer of seme promise. His effort at the Rokewood concert was particularly, successful. It iB likely ^'e will, take part in the pro gramme to ber given By Ballarat perform...
HOW DO WE KNOW A GOOD FARMER? [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 11 July 1914
HOW DO WE KNOW A GOOD FARMER? now uo we Know mat a man is a good farmer? lie will not tell you lie is; he is too modest for that. But let's lock arms with him and take a tramp across his farm this afternoon; for seeing is believing. He is doing to-day's work to-day. That is a pretty good sign of a thor ough farmer. Things are kept pick ed up around his buildings. That we like, too. I-Ie takes us around where the cattle run against the line fences, and every rail that is out of its place he puts back where it belongs. On the way through the pasture he stops to rub the nose of the little lieifer. She likes it and shows that she is on speaking terms with her master. In his granary there is a bit of grain leit over from last year, and more coming in soon from this year's grow ing. Coming home from school the boys and girls call out as soon as they are in sight: "Hello, daddy!" And with a smile on her face the good wife says: "I'm glad to have you home again, husband!" The neighbor, pass...
BALLARAT HORSE MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 11 July 1914
BALLAltAT MOUSE MAliKET. _ Coghlan, Boase, and Co. report:— We ot fei't'd at auction at our yards this week 93 horses, 106 cattle, 209 pigs, 10-t sheep. Horses: Another fair yarding came for ward for this week's market, comprising principally light to medium " and 8 year to aged draught mares and geldings; a few active delivery horses, light harness cwfs. and ponies. So heavy young draughts came to hand. There was n. gi'od attendance of district fanners, hut owing to the Horsham and Adelaide liui ade Hales, n few of the principal trader* were absent. A fair inquiry still exists for all useful draughts, but aged and ii. ferior sorts are difficult to Quit, even at low prices. Good stout ponies, if brokeu in. are in request, and command fair prices. Light harness horses and aged hacks are in dull demand. For next Fri day's sale we will have forward a few head of extra superior Clydesdale marea and geldings, on account of Messrs Shaua han Bros., Myrnionc, full particulars of which will ...
A GENTLE HORSE BREAKER. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 11 July 1914
A GENTLE HORSE BREAKER. Next to Alexander the Great, who in his youth subdued Bucephalus, per haps the most famous o£ ail horse breakers was John Rarey, the Oliio ian, who died at the age o£ 3S, after having amassed a fortune by his skill. With the awakening of his mental energies, the boy realised that there was something wrong in the preval ent method of breaking horses. His childish soul recoiled at the cuffs and blows with which drivers were wont to subdue their animals. Throughout his schooldays the subject of his com positions was "JIan's Best Friend—the Noble Horse." His most ambitious effort was a rhyme, in which he sang the gospel of "kindness, patience and firmness' in dealing with the brute creation. The taming point in his boyhood came on his twelfth birthday. His father, now "an extensive dealer in horses, presented to him an unbroken pony, which the lad proceeded to train aner his own ideas. Little attention was paid to his manoeuvres with, the pony until neighbors beg...
BALLARAT POULTRY MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 11 July 1914
BAT.LARAT POULTRY MARKET. . T. J. Lawless aiul Co. report:—A good supplv penned; prices a shade easier, es pecially for poor lots. l'rime gobblers rmade 8d per lb, medium 6Jd to 7_d; old "birds, ii.Ul; prime roosters 6/ to 7/, me dium if to 4;6; prime hens 3/6 to 4/G, medium 3/ to 3/6 per pair; pullets, 2/6 for late to 3/9 for medium lots: ducks, 5/6 for best, medium 4/ to 4/6; Kunners, 3/6; geese, lo aj.
HOW TO GET RID OF BORES. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 11 July 1914
HOW TO GET RID OF BORES. "Come in and see how I get rid of bores. You've often asked my recipe, uiul I'm about to deal with one." It was an old banker who was speaking, and,he showed his gueat into tho pri vate ollice, "Hullo," began tho bore, "just drop ped in to have a talk about poor James. I suppose " "Yes, of course; neglected his busi ness, lost enormous suras of money, fell a victim to the terrible curso o£ intemperance, squandered his for tune, and even lost, his home. Too bad!" "Awful! Did you hear " "Certainly. Tried to drown liis sorrows, lost his situation, and was left to his own resources. Drifted away into a great city, family suffer ed, he braced up, found honest em ployment, won friends, and was doing well, everything considered." "'1 hat's right, but " "So I heard. Back with us again, lie has a fine position, looks like his old self, and everybody happy." "Do you think he'll " "1 know no will. A few kind friends think otherwise, but he's all right. We have him to d...
IT MEANS WEALTH. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 11 July 1914
IT MEANS WEALTH. Raising- jive stock always produces more wealth in the country. It means greater investment, which, in turn, brings in greater revenue. When crops are grown and the products sold soil is impoverished and little revenue is received, whereas when these crops are food to good animals they bring in a great deal more revenue and the soil is improved.
STAFFORDSHIRE REEF. A CLOSE CALL. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 11 July 1914
STAFFOKDSIIIKE ItfciEF. A CLOSE CALL. On the Staffordshire Koef and Italian Gully main read, and near the Staffordshire Reef waUr trough there is a rut that has been the cause of much anxiety to drivers of ve hiclep; but on Sunday it was re sponsible lor an accident, which, fortunately for the victim, did not psove fatal. Mr J. Roberto and hiB son Nounan weie drhink' to Italians, and when ntgytiating the rut the vehicje gave a bump that sent the lail Roberts flying on to the road way. The horse was stopped, and Mr Roberts alighted and went to his son's assistance. The lad was found to be unconscious, and he was immediately taken to the residence of Mrs W. Guy close by, and receiv ed every attention. He rallied suf ficiently to be taken to his home the following day. It is understood some of the boy's ribs were frac turad. SUKPRMB PARTY. Local, folk are not without their forms of amusement, and a-large number t'urned out' list week to " storm " the residence of Mrs W. S. Guy. The par...
PATTERN FOR CHILD'S SLEEPING SUIT. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 11 July 1914
PATTERN FOR CHILD'S SLEEPING SUIT. In cold weather no mother should fail to make her child one of these cosy little sleeping suits. Flannel, o£ course^ is by far the most suitable ma terial to use. It represents "Every lady's Journal" pattern No. 46 and is cut in two sizes—for children of four and six years. This pattern may be bought for ninepence from local pattern agent or will be sent post freo to any ad dress if ninepence in stamps is sent to Dept. A, "Everylady's Journal," 376 Swanston-street, Melbourne. State number of pattern and size required. 1£ a penny stamp is sent to above ad dress a 48-page catalogue will be sent to any reader who writes "send free catalogue."