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SPORTING NOTES. TENNIS. AVONSIDE V. BEAZLEY'S BRIDGE. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 25 March 1914
SPIOTING1 NOTES, TENI'JNW AVONSIDE V, J3EA EY'S BIRIDUE, 'nihp first umaot of the year was playod lAet Saturday, :1lt inoe,, hoewown Avonaido and Benary'a 13ridge on the ground of tihe lItter, and resulted in a win for Boozlhy'e Bridgo by i3 gauira, Afternoonu tea wvs proviOde tl by the lady niirnberau of Ihbe lIw zlry'e Bridgo club, Following are the aaoroe: -W, floiter and Mlise IBid win (A) taot to T. r, B atl and Aielhb Vithll, 1-- ; 1I Jackuon, jun,, and plie M'Iathiuon (A) lost to If, 0, Both and Miss Arbucklo, 4-6 ; 11, Jackson and miss 4aokeon (A) lost to I,, M Gregor and Miss 1W M'Jvor, 1*-( ; ii Jaokpou and Miss Jalckon (A) beat 1N, A srloue aocidenu Ihappened duulug tho running of tle l.s@hllil Cup iii SyLney o Saturday. J iaib horeos fell, ons being killed, Three jockeys were lu jured, M'Donald and Miss M'Kinno0, OG., W. Rctlwer and 11, Jbokaon, jnn (A oab to '1' J, lth and 11, Bath 3--6 ; if. J,'c and 11, Jackson jun, (A) bet J, M(' u'or and N M 'Dotiald, 6---4; Miss Ba...
ONE WASTED HOUR. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 25 March 1914
ONE WASTED HOUR. It would scarcely be believed how much those people gain at the end ol a year who are accustomed to work ap all the little odd ends and rein. nants of leisure; who value time even moro than money; and who are con vinced that minutes are no more t( be wasted than pence. Nay, he who f?tds he has wasted a shilling, ma} by diligence, hope to recover it again out, neither repclltance lnor mindustr Itn ever bring lb)ack one wasted homn ;S" 'Y - u,? ?,.i _,ria??P
SWANWATER WEST V. OAK. LANDS. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 25 March 1914
HWANWATEfR WEST V, OAK, LANDS. On WSturday last, 21st losb, Sl ,, water West Tennis Olub travelled to O iklanda' court, where a very ery ,j'p able and exciting tennis match Was played, resulting in a win tr Oklandg by live games, Afternoon tea Wag provided by the ladies, Results, Swap, water Leing thP firab names mentionad in every case :-Mr. F, Bawden an Miss E Wells lost to Mr. T, Bath and Mrs A G BaRh.5-G ; Mr, D) Hodge and Meis V, Wells bea? Mr, L Bata antd Mitc A Andrew, 6-5 ; Mr. 0, Jackson and Miss L. Morley lost to Mr, A Bath aad Miss E Oxley, 5..6 Mr, and Mrs, J Tyson lost to Mr, Ir, Oarno and Miess M, Malllnson, 4.., Ladies' doubles-Missee E and V Well be?at, Mrs, A, G. Bath and lil,, E Oxley, 6-: ; Mrs Tyson and Mis L Morley lost to Misros M, Mallinson and A. Andrew, 3-.6 Geont',doubles --Messrs D, Hodge and F. Bawden oat to Messre T. and L. Batbh, 1 Measrs, G. Jaokson and J. Tyson beg. Messrs A, Bath and H OCrne, 06-4, Soores :-Swanwater West, 3 sets 36 games ; Oaklands,...
HINTS ABOUT MILKING. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 25 March 1914
HINTS ABOUT MILKING, Have the stable clean, and have the cow clean, or you can't get clean milk. Lime and whitewash for walls and posts is a good thing. Land plastei is a good absorbent in the stable. After a little manipulation of the teats and udder, the milk is ready to "come down." Then is the time to take it and do not delay. Milk as rapidly as possible withoul ,rritating or worrying the cow. No definite rule can be given as to how tllh teats shotuld be handled in milking,, as cows differ and hands dif. fer so much; but be sure of one thing, please a cow if possible. There should always be a friendly feeling between the cow and the milk. or, and milkers should not be changed if it can be avoided, A cow will not "give down" her mills to a milker she hates or is afraid of, and what she does give will be deft. eient in butter fat. Always milk a cow in the same manner, at about the same time and speed. Any change will irritate and tend to excite her, Always milk in the same order, ...
RIFLE SHOOTING. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 25 March 1914
RIFLE SHOOTING, The annual matohes of the Yortb. Western Distriob Rifle Olub Union will be held on the St, Arnaud Rflt Haing on Tuesday, 31st inst, and Wedneeday, lst April, Over £100 is being dffered in priz&e All partioulare will be sup. plied by Mr. W, Gargett, boo, ecoretary,
DIET FOR A FEVERISH HORSE. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 25 March 1914
DIET FOR A FEVERISH HORSE, It so frequently happens that horses suffer from slight colds, which pro, luce a certain amount of feverish, aess, at this time of the year, that a !ew lines concerning the laxative food Ahich is beneficial in such cases-may be worth consideration by the horse. iwner. Of course, when the bowels have to be kept mildly open, fresh grass or lucerne are both excellent :ods for the purpose, but these are not always obtainable, and, even when they are, sometimes preferable substi. tutes can be obtained. At all events, grass should 'never be given to sick horses unless it is dry, and this neces. iltates a certain amount of trouble w.vhich it may be desired, to avoid. Some people are very fond of giving green grain, such as oats or barley, ;o their horses, but such things are rnly occasionally in season, and, con. sequently, though an animal in a fev. 3rish condition is often tempted by them, they can scarcely be regarded as procurable when required. Sliced roots,...
CRICKET. LOGAN V. MOOLERR. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 25 March 1914
ORIOKET. LOGAN V, MOOLERll, A orickeb match was played a thbe Mioolerr Odoket Ground on Saturday between a team comprising Logan and Kooreb playrre and one from tbhe Moolerr Orloket O'ub, whloh resulted in a victory for the home team, Tbh following are the eocores: AOOcN AND KOOnEII, Miller, b Lang ., ,,, . ,,, WY, Moore, run out ,, ,,. O R, Jones, b E. Fithalil ,,, .. ,, E. Moore, b E, Fithall .. ... 13 A. Finch, b Laing ,,, ,,, F. Dobson, bE, Fithall ,,, , Fawoett, o Fithall, b M, M'Lean 3 Ruesell, b M. M'Lean ,,, ... 1 Dohnt, not out ,,, . ,,, 7 Williams, b E. Fithall ... ,,, 8 Allen, b E, Flthall ,,, ,,, Sundries ,., ,, ,, 8 Total,,, , ,,, ,, 109 Bowling.-M, M'Lean, 2 wltkete for 47 rnne ; A. Laing, 2 for 22 ; E, Flthall, 5for 35; J, Walton, 0 for 2. MOOLEbR, H, Tooker, b E, Moore ., ,,, 31 M. M'Lean, o Dohnt, b Miller ,,, 21 A. Laing, o E, Moore, b Miller ,,, 12 E, Fithall, nol out ... ... 27 A, M'Oallum, b Miller .. ... 6 Baldwin, b Miller ,,..,,, 8 D. Pack, run out,,, ,, , 0 ...
THE AGRICULTURIST. HOLDING UP MILK. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 25 March 1914
iHE AGRI A G T. HOLDING U'P li Has any milker any remedy against the wilfuliiess of the cow in holding ap the milk? Undoubtedly. All that . necessary b9 to refrain from excil' ng the natural obstinacy of thg ani. xnal by any disturbing ;influence, 41any persons have seen Ynd noticed tie saly, determined way in which a ow that has been ill-used (beaten, per taps, unjustly) looks back sideways it the milker, and u'nderstands the lard words he is uiing, and expect. ng the well-known hard knocks that ollow the hard words. She shows by every action and the stolid determina ;ion of the set eye that she is refus ng to "give down" her milk, But let i woman, well known for her tender. less to the cows, and apt to speak net words and fondle the animal by a tentlo touch, go to milk a cow, and ,here is no trouble; or a good-natured nan, who is ready with kind words snd gentle touch 'to give the animal ner due, and it will rarely or never nappen that there is an, trouble of he kind, There may be...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 28 March 1914
~~u ~ -I-rat ~c~· ~ 1 ·t 1IClKlK IBi BAOCK. "I rilcked my back aeovoroly and war unable to etand uprlght," writ;e Mr. Tioe, ,. Maber, Ebdon, Viao, " I hbd aaea Cham. berlain's Pain Balm advortliod for atralus, and bhotghb I would oso what it would do for mu1 The flrgi applioation gave mao rollof and I wu qulit mynelf again after uslng only a 'lrqcter of a bottle."' Sold by all sboretlokupr, HONEIISTLY HIR~COMM?UDI)D, " T'o anyono eufferlung from (lltrrhoea I oRan honoutly recommend Chamberlain's Uollo and Diarrhooea Remedy as bolg he Imo??t eatslefatory remedy on the Mar?reobt." writoe Mr, O, 0, Hoopor, Wakelfelld, N,X, " I have tried all sorts ot niedloluss but have found nothlng equal to Ohbamberlslu's Col1o and Dlarrhooa Relsedy," S old by all toroe. keepers, Ne~rvouPs reakdownv~ Mr, P. R. MILES, a welluknown Interstate Traveller, REPRESENTING ONE OF THE LARGEST COMMERCIAL FIRMS IN AUSTRALASIA, WRITES A REMARKABILE LETTI'ER TO CLEMENTS TONIC LTD,, IN WHIC-H HIE DRAWS THE PUBLIC A...
ST. ARNAUD AND DISTRICT BAND. ANNUAL MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 28 March 1914
ST., ARNAUD AND DISTRIOT BAND. ANNUAL MEETING, The annual meoting of osubsorlbers to the St, Arnaud and Distriot Band was hold at Mooers., G, M'Koohnie and Co's oflloes on Wednesday night when there was a good attendance The president, Mr, Georgo M'Kecohnie, occupied the chair, I3ALANOE.IIE',ET AND IREPOHT, The balaneoosheet for the past year schowed a credit of £40G/13/2, Tho committee's report was na fol. lows:-Theo year has proved a satia factory one, good work being done in the inteoresote of the local charities, sub. otautial amountso having been raisoed for the H-oopital, Ladies' Benovolent Sooiety, ote, The band is progrousing well and roefloots much credit on the bandmaster, All who so lborally oub soritod or otherwise nooasited the band are heartily thanked, The report and balancesheoot were adopted on the motion of the chairman, seconded by Mr, Hlurron, B~ANDIMIABTER'S lrPOltT, Mr, E, V, Monotti, bandmaster, reo ported as follows :-The band has made steady progress during ...
CYCLING AND MOTORING. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 28 March 1914
CYOLING AND MOTORING. The Wellington Cycling Club of Wellington, N.S.W,, has now secured third plaeo in connection with the Dunlop 100 miles Relay Team Corn. pebition-this club'a team of ten riders having carried a despatch over 100 miles in 4hrQ 38min 54sec, This performance betters that of the Batburst Club (N.?,W.) whopreviously held the third fastest record in the test by over two minutes, The fireb and second fastest times recorded so far in the competition are 4hre 23minu 13 3.5th seo by the Ooburg Club, Melboarne-and 4bhr 34mine laeo by the North Suburban Olub, Porth the teal finihoe up at the end of April. The National Aerial League has completed plans for a flight of a flotilla of aeroplanes acrosa the Sahara or Great African Desert, They will start from Oran, Algiers, Algeria, and the final landiug will be made at Timbuotoo, Freonh Soudan, a dihtanco of 1,400 miles, Pyramids of atonoo are to be placed at intervalo to mark the route, If the experiment proves sucoeeeful, the...
RACING. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 28 March 1914
IAOING, A r?eo meotiang li advorbieod to b~e held under the anepicee of the Oariu. brook Turf Olub on,Ea~ter Monduay, 13th April, for which a programme ot meven events has been framed, Entrieo clone on Taoesday nexb with the seoroe. tary, Mr, J, Landrlgan, Oariobrook, BS, Arnaud horese can travel to the course and return the eamo day,
TENNIS TOURNAMENTS. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 28 March 1914
TENNIS TOURNAMENTS, The flrae annual handicap tourna mente in connection with the St, Arnaud Tennie Club takeo place on Eseter Saturday, April 11th, and E~ster Monday, April 13tb, the oom. petitiones boing-Gooent'. SinRlese, Gent'e, Doublee, and Mlixed Doublee, Entries close on Tuesday next, 31Setb int,, with the eeoretary, Mr. J, Scatrf, from whom full portioaulare may be obtained on applioation. In the final of the Inbornational Lawn Tennis Si8gle0 at NiCe, A. F., Wllding defeated Poulln, 10--a, 6-2, 0-4,
THE KITCHEN GARDEN. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 28 March 1914
THEi KI(TOHEN GARDEN, In most parts of the State good sea iouable weather has been experienced. Uho rain has been a trifle too heavy for ow-lying situations and heavy soils, but excess of moisture only means a .ittlo delay in working the ground, Poor land in the kitchen garden may often be improved at a smiall outlayi; raluable fertilising elements are often thrown away from want of thought, Bones are frequently thrown away as of no value yet an economising person would see that they are made use of; they may be roughly broken up and buried underneath fruit trees, where they would assist in the drainage of the soil, and 'is.they dissolve make good manure, a the makling of asparague or rhubt..b beds bones are of value when placed at the bottom of the trenches. But the better nlan of using bones is to dissolve them before use. Che following method is a good one - Procure a cask or small iron tank, in which place in alternate layers bones sud wood-ashes. Saturate with strong lye; keep ...
PRESBYTERIANS V. ROMAN CATHOLICS. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 28 March 1914
PRESBYTERIANS V, ROMiAN CATHOLICS. Teams repreosenting the above played a return maEtch on Wednesday, when san Interesting competition reesulited in victory for the Presbyterlans by nine games, The Roman OCatholio courb was used for the ocoasilon, and the ladies of the home club kindly provided afternoon tea, Results, the firstnamed being Roman OCatholoi:s - Gents', donblis--J, Ryan and J. Larkin lest to P, J, Sayeor and E, Oherry, 4-i ; L, M'Nulty and H,. Bray boeat E. Roonoy and O Croune, 6-2, Mixed doublos L. M'Nulty and Miss M, Bray boat E, Cherry and Miss D. Osborne, 6-5; J. pyan andiMise A, Oineo lost to C, Crosne and Mis E, Matthew, 4-6 ; J. Larkin and Misse Ryan loot to P. Sayor and Mise M, Osborne, 2-6 ; H, Brnay and Mtsi Murphy lost to H, Higgin. botham and Miss Johnson, 5-6 ; M. Robinson and Mis~e Oaine loat to E, Roonoey and Miss G, Orone, 3-6 ; L Brldeson and Miss M, Bray beat O, Crone and Mies A. Bickorton, 6-4. Ladies' doubles-Misses Manudo Bray and Oaino lost to Miss...
LIME IN THE ORCHARD. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 28 March 1914
lIaME IN THE OICOHARD, One of the most valuable aids to the orohardist who means to keep aheadl of the tilmes, and by the production of largo crops of sulperior fruit to combat low markel t prices, is freshly slaked limeo, As a mechanical aid it is most useful in consolidating sandy soils and rendering them less porous, and also in mnaking cold, heavy clays more friable, Chemically it neutralise tho acids of sour land, and releases the potash which is so valuable a consti tluont of plant lifoe. Limeo may be ap. nlicd in the proportion of 8 or bushels to the acre annually, this being proforable to heavier dressing' at loss frequent intervals, as it has a tendoncy to sink in the soil, Not only does it benelit the soil in the above manner, but it makes it lost comfortable for all pests which dur. ing a portion of their lifo find refuge below the ground. ILime is a constituent in many washes for spraying fruit trees, per haps the most frequently used being the lime, sulphur and salt was...
SPORTING NOTES. TENNIS. GRE GRE VILLAGE. (CONTRIBUTED.) [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 28 March 1914
SPORTING NOTES. TENNIS. GRE GRE VILLAG]E, (CONTnIBUsTE.) The tonaln season opened at Gre Gre Village on Saturday, 14th inst.,, when Oro Gro and Avondalo moet in a frlendly matoch, whiob resulted in a narrow win for Gro Gro. The rore Ore team has boon muobh strengtheneod lately by the amalgamation of John Bull and Gro Gro Olubo, which came about by both teams losing saomo of their membero, who have left the die. triob, Darlng the afternoon members of the Ore Oro team took the opportunity of saying farewell to Mr., J, A, Cunning ham, who has booeen captaln of the club lsince it inuauguratlon, someo two and a half years ago, Mr. H, Knuights, in a neat epeecb, voiced the feelings of all membere in wishing Mr, Ounningham eaocess and future prospority, and on bobehalf of the club presented him with a eliver shaving ot as a token of remembrano of pleasant times epent with the club, Mr, Cunninghm feeol ingly respondeod, and, in the course of his remarks, said that ho was very muoch suearpri...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 28 March 1914
1.va __e, tim • w--m i~- w--- - ·*. B~peooald Advertlementons. JAS. ROWE & SONS, BEG TO ANNOUNCE SPECIALS FOR FEBRUARY, Guns, Oertridges, and Shooting Requisites HOLLIS GUN, WITH R0S8 BOLT, £6. Holhao Uun, with oroea bolt and pigeon barroelei £7/10 Genuine Hollie Gune, with ordinary faetoener, £4/117/6 and £51/10 Stevene' Single Barrel Gun, 22/0 Stevens' Single Barrel Gun, with automnatio ejoetor, 25/ Stevens' Singlo lSarrel Gun, automatic ejeootor, Nitro, spoolal tool barrel, 40/ and 45/ WV, \W. Greenooeor's " Dominon " lammeor Gun, £10/10 W. W. Greenor's " Empiro " HIammorloese Gun, £12/10 IBonehill Gouna at all prioes. A real bargaln-Bonehlill Gun, with * orose bolt, a real beauty at £4/17/B Clarbrouglh and Johneton'o Hammer Gune at £0/15 anud £7/118 SC larbrouRh and Johnaton'o Hammorleoss Gun, £11/15 M * lareon'e (English Hamniorlesa Gun, £O/10I SOCARTRIDGES CARTRIDGES CARTRIDGES S Blaok Powder, loaded by Kyuook'e, 1/0 packet " Aeter " Smokelese Powder, boast value over ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 28 March 1914
WANTED. W ANTED.-160 AORES GRUBBED | for the plow, For further partion. lare apply Btl~n 1311s,. KInya P.O. .^^*^ "-1-L. *- - -*1"*** AMUS-MENTS. _ JOYLAND. Monday, March 30th. mBE LATEST INVENTION in the o . Mooving Picturo world will be Intro. duced at Joyland on the above date, VIVAPHONE, WHICH TALKS AND EXPLAINS THE PICTURES. a Admission, l/: Reserved I Seats, 1/6, Booking at G. , Suggett's._ North.Western District Rifle Clubs' Union, -HE ANNUAL MATCHES of above SUnion will be held on the St. Ar. Iaud Rifle Rlluo, TUESDAY, 31st Laroh, and \WEDNESDAY, 1st April, when over £100 in prize money will be r ofered for competition. W, CARGETT, Hon, Soeo ARIOSB OK TURF OLUB -Easter Monday, April 13 -Trial Handloap, £10, 5 fur, HIndioap Trot, £12, 11 miles; Reg. VT.A. OCrisbrook Handicap, £15; one mile. Flying Handioap, £12, 5 fur, Open HaIk Roce, £5; 6 fur, Novelty Pony Race, £7; 14 au,; 4 fur. Welter Handleop, £12; 6 fur. V,R.O. rules, Entries close Tuesday next. St. Arnaud horess can t...