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Commercial. ROKEWOOD STOCK SALE. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 11 July 1914
commercial. . ;o; ROKEWOOD STOCK SALE. Dalgety and Co. report:— Wo hold our usual monthly stock salo at Rokowood on Friday, 19th ult., when "we yarded 447 sheop and 20 head of cattle. We had a good attendance of buyers, and report a successful sale, with prices ■quite equal to the larger centres. Wo sold as follows :—Account W. E. Jacka, 26 crossbred wothers 25s, 3 lambs 18s 3d; C. Cahill, 22 comeback do, 22s 10; Fprroll Bros., 12 comeback wethers, 20s; H. Carr, 15 crossbred awes. 17s 8d; R. Scully, 1 crossbred ewe, 24s; 16 comeback do, 17s 3d; M. Wakeling,. 5 lambs, IGs 3d; D. H. Gibson, 50 wethers, 17s lOd; 9 do, 16s; Jas. Leeman, 106 merino ewes and wethers to 14s 9d; T. P. Jacka, 20 aged ewes, 10s 6d; W. Thornton, 32 merino owes, lis Id; T. Cahill, 39 aged owes, 9s. Cattle—Account G. M'JDonald, 3 fat cows at £7 10s; 2 at £7 5s; J. S. Bell, 1 fat cow, £9 ; heifers in calf sold at £4 5s and £4 6s; storo cows £3 17s 6d to £4 18s; yearlings and calves, 23s to 25s. The next stock sal...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 11 July 1914
SPEAKS OF THE WORTH OF So ill his friends scarcely knew him and he went to the Melbourne Hospital. A friend recommended Clements Tonic, and that saved him This letter lias been recorded because of its great crncstness, and the way the writer, Mr. Holliday, expresses his sufferings and recovery. It shows whal Clements Tonic can do. Mr. Holliday writer, from his business address, 113 Madeline Street (Bakers Patent Peel Factory), Carlton, Melbourne, 19/5/11. CLEMENTS TONIC LTD., ^ "I am glad to tell you whal Clements Tonic did for me. A year ago I was so ill from bad liver and nervousness. I blamed overwork, and a rush of orders. To keep customers supplied 2 worked day and night, with the result 1 got so ili 1 could take no part in the business except supervise. To give an idea how ill and changed I was, people who had not seen me for months would pass and not know me. I was for five months like this, gradually getting worse. Good advico and medicine did me no good. I decidcd to go to ...
It is Said. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 11 July 1914
, ii is sain. That the snow storm on Tuesday was the heaviest known at Berringa for many years. Young and old indulged in Bnow-balling. It has been verj' cold ever since. That the second outing of the Pit - field and Cape Clear Coursing Club takes place next Saturday at Glen fine. 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. That an exciting football match was played 011 Saturday at lioke wood between sides captained by Bob Holmes and Frank Robinson. The final scores of the match were the stitch, stilt joints, and paralysis of activity. For Broncliinl Coughs t:ilco Woods' Great Peppermint Cure, Is (id That Mr P. Walton, son of Mr P. Walton, Capo Clear, is developing into a tenor singer of seine promise. His ellort at the Rokewood concert was particularly successful. It is likely he will take part in the pro gramme to be given by Ballarat performers in. c...
BYRON'S DEFORMITY. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 11 July 1914
BYRON'S DEFORMITY. When, with the severity of human opinion wo judge the poet Byron for his small vanity, and, indeed, for his vices, we should charitably remember that his nature was warped through a cruel affliction. He loved beauty with all his heart and soul, and his own deformity, which was not only lameness, but ug liness of the limb,* was very bitter to him. He had "the form and face of an Apollo, with the feet and legs of a satyr." One day, after a bath, he held out his leg to a friend who was with him, and said: "J. hope this accursed limb will be knocked off in the war!" "It won't improve your swimming," said the other. "I'll exchange legs with you, if you will give me a part of your brain." t "You would repent of the bargain," said the poet morosely. Lemons will keep a long time if covered "with, cold water.
A GENTLE HORSE BREAKER. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 11 July 1914
A GENTLE HORSE BREAKER. Next to Alexander the Great, who in his youth subdued Bucephalus, per haps the most famous of ail horse breakers was John Rarey, the Ohio ian, who died at the age of 3S, after \ having amassed a fortune by his skill. i 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 "Man's Best Friend—the Noble Horse." His most ambitious effort was a rhyme, in which he sang the gospel o£ "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' auer his own ideas. Little attention was paid to his manoeuvres with the pony until neighbors be...
THE NEED OF ENJOYMENT. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 11 July 1914
I I THE NEED OF ENJOYMENT. During mom.ents of rest and re pose, do not think of doing things, but think of enjoying things. The man who is always thinking of do ing things may produce the quantity for a time, but the time will be short, and the quality will he absent entire ly. The host results are always se cured when thoughts of doing things aro frequently alternated with thoughts of enjoying things. The simplest, the easiest, and the quickest way to recuperate the mind is to think of enjoying things. A few moments of such thoughts aro usu ally sufficient to restore full mental vigor; bat those moments must be given over completely to thoughts of enjoyment. The doing of things must be wholly forgotten for the time being, and the mind must give its all to the pleasing picture that it has chosen tp entertain.
A Labor-Saving Husband. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 11 July 1914
A Labor-Saving Husband. "Yes," she admitted, '1 am going to marry an old soldier." "Are you sure you are not letting your sentiment run away with your judgment?" they asked. "There is no sentiment about it. He will be ao handy to have around the house to tell me storips that will make my hair curl." Grass Stains on White Dresses.— Paraffin or alcohol is the best thing to remove these. Rub the stain with either till it seems to be thoroughly loosened; then wash in warm suds in the usual way.
PATTERN FOR CHILD'S SLEEPING SUIT. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 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, of course, is by far the most suitable ma terial to use. It represents "Every lady's Journal" pattern No. 4G 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 free to any ad dress if ninepence in stamps is sent to Dept. A, "Everylady's Journal," 376 Swanston-straet, Melbourne. State number of pattern and sizo. required. If a penny stamp is sent" to above ad dress a 48-page catalogue will be sent to any reader who writes "send free catalogue." -
HANG IT UP. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 11 July 1914
HANG IT UP. By acquiring the habit of hanging up the pitchfork after using it, you will know right where to find it when it is again needed; and you will also know that it is not lying around where some of your valuable stock may be killed or maimed on it.
FOR THE OFFENCE OF THINKING. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 11 July 1914
FOR THE OFFENCE OF THINKING. A boy o£ twelve was found wander ing one day in the fields near Genoa, Italy, by an Austrian police agent, and was roused from a mood oE abstrac tion by tlie question, "What are you doing?" "Thinking," was the terse re ply. That evening, his father, a pro fessional man already under suspi sion for the same offense, was inform ed of his sou's occupation, and told also that the Austrian government did not permit of "thinking" by its sub jects. That was about the year 1S20. A few years after the boy was in pri son—still thinking! In the year 1849 all the roads to Mi lan were filled with armed and march ing columns—made up, not of Aus trians, but of Italians. On the main one running toward the Mediterranean the heaviest body was moving. A great stir was visible one morning. A tremendous shout was heard down the entire line. It was taken up from brigade to company, from hamlet to hamlet, -village to village, town to town, as the stirring report was heard, and...
STAFFORODSHIRE REEF. A CLOSE CALL. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 11 July 1914
STASFT'OKOSIHUE ItESF. A CLOSE CALL. On the Staffordshire Reef and Italian Gnlly main read, and fiear the Stuii'ordshiiv Reef water trough there is a rut. that lias been the cause of much anxiety to diivers of ve hicles; but on Sunday it was re sponsible i'np an accident, which, ftrtimalch IVr I lie victim, did not 3,> „vV j'aial. Mr J. Roberta and his «on >*• uv wi-io tlrivinj; to Italians, unit .. h- > ■■ :i«:s.v-g the rut -the vehicle gave a bmnp that sent the lad Roberts Hying on to the road way. The horHit was stopped, and Mr Roberts alighted and went to his son's assistance. The lad was found to be unconscious, aud he was j 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 wore frac tured. SUUPRISE PA11TY. Local folk are not without their forms of amusement, and a largo number turned out last week to " storm " the residenc...
CHILDREN'S BEDS. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 11 July 1914
CHILDREN'S BEDS. A child's bed should slope a little I from the head to the foot, so that the head may be a little higher than the feet, but never bend the neck to get the head on to a pillow. This makes the child round-shouldered, cramps the veins and arteries, and interferes with the free circulation of the blood. Even when a child is several years old the pillow should be thin and made of hair, and not on any account of feath ers.
COMMON MANAGERS. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 11 July 1914
COMMON MANAGERS, At a meeting of the Common Managers, held at the close of the Council meeting, Crs .J. Creed and MvM'Menamin attended as a depu tation from the managers of the Smythesdale Common, and request ed that the managers of the Browns and Scarsdale Common defray one half the cost incuired (£3 10a) in cleaning out Jackson's dam, at Smy thesdale.—It, was resolved to accede to the request.
CYCLING. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 11 July 1914
CYCLING. The triennial conference of dele gates representing the cycling leagues of the various states and •New Zealand, will be held in Mel bourne this week, and cyclists are hoping that the position in regard to t^o control of the sport in Victoria, caused by the dispute between the League of Victorian Wheelmen and the Interclub Cycling Association, will be improved, and matters brought to a satisfactory settlement. Being unable to come to an agree ment with the League the Interclub Cycling Association withdrew its support last year from that body, and since then lias gained control of practically all the read racing, and much of the track racing. The Federal Council will decide as to which body is to be recognised in Victoria. It is anticipated that this and many other matters that have led to.tbe falling oil of interest in cycle racing in the Commonwealth during the past few years will be straightened out, and that cycle rac ing will be placed ou its old time popular footing.
BERRINGA V. LINTON. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 11 July 1914
BERltlNGA Y. LINTON. A very exciting and strenuous contest took place 011 Saturday, when the Berringa and. Linton teams met on the ground of the former. Ailarge crowd of spectators was present. The game through out- was well contested. . The line marking, together with.good kick ing and smart passing, waB a feature of the game. Linton gained the victory by two goals, the final scores being : Linton, -1 goals 15 behinds ; Berringa, 2 goals 3 behinds. E. Sandow capraiiied the winners, and T. Galvin the hutne team. The most prominent players for Linton were G'rigg, Cummins, ltyan, San dow, Bonthorn, Nelson, and for Ber ringa M'Gutchison, Ilachinger, Hayes, "Woodward,. M'Keogh, and Thomas. E. M'DufTs nmpireing, taking it all through, was satisfac tory. To-day's Association match is Berringa v. Scarsdale. A good con test is expected. For Chronic Chest Complaints, Woods' Great Peppermint Cure, Is Gd
Correspondence. (We do not ident[?] [?] with the opinions expressed by correspondents.) WHY PEOPLE DO NOT GO TO CHURCH. To the Editor. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 18 July 1914
£tl[fS[Mi088Ce. «w edit not idetitily nurse!res wilh the opinions exprei-sed by correspondents.) "WHY PEOPLE DO NOT GO TO CHURCH. To tho Editor. Sir,—Perhaps the most active rea son in a district finch as this, is that, W3 th?y are mostly honebt bread winners, we find that Sunday is just &lt;be day for them to recuperate their ♦ired bodies after the week's work, and a driTe or walk of perhaps four jniles or more is not, in this sadly *i«rg)ected part of the State, calcula ted to act aB a reviver for their ex pense and energy. As " Pro Bono .Publico " bays, the rituals of reli gion are rifemal, and of very little »ee towards achieving that for "which a?l religions havp, or should lave, their purpose. As a day of rest, I thisik Sunday is an admirable institution ; but in the light of the ©volution of all things, organic and yrobably inorganic, it does not fol low that Sunday is or should be any jnore " holy " than any other day. As tc church being unattractive, Ihow can it be ...
ALBURY REACHED. ALBURY, Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 18 July 1914
ALDl'KY l.'BACJIEU. A hBUR Y, Thursdav. ji. umllanx roiiclit-tl Albnry at 1.5® p.m., after flying ovvr to miles from. Wangaratta in 10 luinuk'S. Ho. stajc*! at Albnry 45 minutes. and expects to rJrrf* at Gonlburn to-night. M. Guillanx was met 'by the Mayor; Alderman Wangh, and Alderman Frere. who is a fellow countryman of the avia tor. He passed over at a height of -VW9 feet, ami, on approaching Hie. raceeonrfe.. made a slij'ip descent and circled the> course, making a perfect; landing in front of the grandstand, where a largw number had assembled. Guillanx at on&lt;» examined his machine, replenished the petrol tank, and oiled the engine. H» lunched with Alderman Frere. In conversation. M. Guillanx stal«E that the trip so far had been very plea sant, and exceedingly interesting. JU» twecn Melbourne and Seymour the fcjr was very dense, and ho had to rely largely on the compass. ("ros^i ng tbe mountains he found tho cold very se vere; bnt from Seymour onwards cla rions sun...
Airman Carries Mails. MELBOURNE TO SYDNEY FLIGHT. GUILLAUX TAKES 2000 CARDS. MELBOURNE Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 18 July 1914
8ir« Carries Mails. MEL1JOURNJJ TO SYDNEY I'MGHT GUILLAUX TAKES ->000 C\ IM)S. _ _ JLEI,BOUJtNE. M. -Manner Gillaux. tlie French avia tor, left Melbourne this morning in hiff aeroplane for Sydney, carrying Ix'twcore 2000 and 2500 postcards for the New Sou IK Wales capital. In addition to t.'ho csnfn Guillaux conveyed letters fixnii the State Governor to the Governor of New Sontfc Wales and from the Lord Mayor to tfi&lt;» Lord Mayor of Sydney. This is the fircfc aerial mail carried in •Australia, one! cock card carried cost 2/. Aerial mails a(w not uncommon til other ji&rtK of ib«* world, but it is'believed that, the disfaim* between Melbourne tyjd Sydney (5S0mil«s) constitutes u record. The aviator attended the Royal -Agri cultural Society's Kroinuls 011 time, .in«? was handed the mail-bag by Mr W. R Crosbie, Acting Deputy Pustinaster-Gcn erul. A largo number of people wero pre sent to witness the departure, and aftrr a few words of congratulation from Mr Crosbio,...