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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Mortlake Dispatch — 8 April 1914
' A 6 B.H.P. "I.H.G." Hopper Cooled 'Bngine. stationary, £70 ; portable, £85. Long terms and no interest. World's lead ing engine. Nearly 200,000 in actual use— wore sold iri Anstnlia than of any other make. '.Fully «M:>r.i»t>Qed. Free start by competent expert. Big stocks o£ repairs in every State. Other sizes, proportionate isr'CKs. Jtesl engine bargains ever offered in A*':;!;-'.ho. wiU soon be withdr.v-vo. V. nil- Jlitc-r 't-onsil ILirvcst'ir Co. of Ails:., Melt- •. •A:]idi.I f'erthandlcstn. SILVER STAR STARCH THE BEST IN THE WORLD INSIST ON L'ABELLED PACKAGES THURMER! =PIANOS= ' THURMER PIANOS lor solidity oi construction. THURMER PIANOS for finished workmanship THURMER PIANOS for attracts appearance THURMUR PIANOS for rich musical qualities. THURMER PIANOS for standing in tune. THURMER PIANOS for moderate price. THE THURMER PIANO It is ovtc to years now since we first introduced '.he Thurmer Piano to the Aus tralian public, and to-day you will find *fcese splendid instru...
SHOCKING ACCIDENT. MOTOR GYCLE COLLIDES WITH HORSE. TWO MEN BADLY INJURED. [Newspaper Article] — Mortlake Dispatch — 8 April 1914
SHOCKING ACCIDENT. MOTOR CYCLE COLLIDES WITH HORSE. TWO MEN BADLY INJURED. Only a few weeks ago reference was made in the columns of "The Dispatch" to the great danger motorists experienced through cattle and horses wandering on the Mortlake-Terang road near Kolora. The occasion referred to was the narrow shave a party of motorists had from colliding with a horse. But on Monday night two motor cyclists, who were double-banked on a machine, were not so for tunate. meeting with terrible in juries. &nbsp; The accident occurred near Mr. George Grinter's place, about five miles from Mortlake. The young men were Richard Klix, South Ecklin, and Stanley Troon, Terang. About 8 o'clock the pair of riders passed two farmers, Messrs Rohan and Somner, and before they had gone any distance the accident occurred. It was due to a horse, no doubt alarmed by the glare of lamp, dashing in front of the cycle. Both riders were thrown heavily to the ground, Troon in particular faring badly, being...
A STORY FROM SCOTLAND. He Didn't Want a Worldly Minister. [Newspaper Article] — Mortlake Dispatch — 11 April 1914
A STORY FROM SCOTLAND. He Didn't Want a Worldly Minister. A story is told of a gardener at the viJlage of Inverkeithing, in Scotland, and r.he Rev. Ralph Erskine, of Dun fermline. The gardener .desired to have the ordinance of baptism admin* tered to his child, hut having differed with his parish minister, whom he ac cused of worldliness, he resolved to solicit the services of an adjoining parish. Reaching the clergyman's manse, ac companied by his wife carrying the baby, he inquired if the minister were e.t home. He was informed by the maid-ser vant that he was fishing, but would be back soon. "He may come back when he likes," said the gardener, "but nag 5shin' min ister will bapteeze ma bairn." They proceeded to another manse, nnd found the minister was out shoot- • ing. No 8hootin' minister would suit! the enraged gardener, who now pro- j posed to go back to his own minister, ■ who, bad as he was, "wad neither be fishin' nor shootin', nor daein' ony o' they carnal things." On rea...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Mortlake Dispatch — 11 April 1914
TUESDAY, APRIL 14. In Aid of the Woorndoo Hall Building Fund. President, Mr. W. T. Brooks ; vice president's, Messrs \V. T. Allen, C. Rawle, James Holdswortli. Committee, Messrs T. Bodger, C. & VV. M'Crow, W. Hennessy, G. Geddes, E. I/ester, T. Lane J. Jervies, F. Elston, W. Saffren, H. Beament, F. Coy.. Handicapper, Mr. A. Bendall, Trot handicapper, Mr. W. M'Lauclilan. —PROGRAMME.— First Event to Start at 1 o'clock. —PROGRAMME — 1.—Maiden Hack Race, about 5 fur longs. Minimum weight lOst. First prize, trophy-valued £2 ; second, trophy valued 10s.' Entry,'2s 6d. ■ ■ 2.—Handicap Pony Trot. One mile Unregistered. Ponies 14.1 a.u. Mini muni weight 9 stone; Last 5 perfor mances at'time of entry. First prize, trophy valued 30s ; second, trophy value lOs; Entry 2s. / ;3.—Farmer's Race. Eight furlongs Maiden horses . Trot 4 furlongs, gallop 4'furlongs, pull 1 ton gross 100 yards Minimum weight 10 stone ; when lead ing horse gallops^.all gallop First, tro phy value £2 ; second, trop...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Mortlake Dispatch — 11 April 1914
DELAY fS DANGEROUS. Wo all remember tlie pretty story of the little hero who saved his native village in Holland, by stopping with his hand, throughout the whole of a dark, tumultuous night, the gentle trickle of the sea through a leak in th«j dyke. Had he not done so, the wild sea must surely have worn its way through the dyke, and Hooded the village. Similar danger threatens us here. Hundreds of backs are aching, vet people arc neglecting ;hi« warning; and it's so easy to check kidney dis ease if taken in time; but dou't neglect the first warnings. Head how the danger can be averted. Mrs. James Clingan, Dunlop Street. Mortlako, says: "I had bpen suffering for a long time with backache, am! also with a dazzling before tho eyes, and dizziness. I was advised to trv . Doan's Hackache TCidney Pills, and I am thank^dl to say after taking r> fpx doses I got relief, and in a very little time tho pain in my back had gone, arid I felt better in every way. I often take a few doses of thes...
PERSONAL. [Newspaper Article] — Mortlake Dispatch — 11 April 1914
e The death of Mr. John Home, which occurred at ten o'clock on Monday night, removes one of the two oldest residents of Terang. The other is Mr. T. Wheatley. Mr.. Horne, who was 87 years old, came to Terang from Scotland,' over 50 years, ago, and has lived there ever since. He was a , shoe maker by trade, and conducted a business in the main street for many years. He was an ardent Presbyterian, of the old school, and in January 1866 he was elected a member of the . first board of management of the Terang church. He held that- position for many years, and strenuously opposed all innovations in the shape of organ music, the use of hymns, etc. He was an excellent citizen, and for many years took a keen interest in all matters affecting the interests of the town. He leaves a family of six, all but one of whom are married. The sons include Donald A. M. Horne (of Horne and- Pal mer, Terang), John Horne, and Henry Home. At the close of business opera tions on Thursday evening n pleasing ce...
CARAMUT. POLICE TRANSFERS. [Newspaper Article] — Mortlake Dispatch — 11 April 1914
CARAMUT. (From our own Correspondent.) POLICE TRANSFERS. Constable W. J. Mahonev's stay here was very short ; only three months. Owing to promotion and transfer to Russell^ Street, Melbourne, Constable M. Bell, of Cavendish, has arrived here, being placed in charge. OPENING OF MECHANICS' INSTITUTE. Final arrangements are being made in connection with the official opening of our' Institute, which will take place on 4th May, A strong committee has been formed to draw up a programme. A grand dance in connection with same will be one of the leading features. EASTER HOLIDAYS. Easter holidays are alwaj^s looked forward to with pleasure by most people. A number of Cara mut folk intend enjoying the bent of their inclinations by going to 1 the races at Mortlake, and Pens hurst on Easter Monday ; while a party are going ' to the Easter Carnival, Stawell, to see the Cup run.
HINTS ON HABITS. [Newspaper Article] — Mortlake Dispatch — 11 April 1914
HINTS ON HABIT8. * Get out ol the habit of being poor. Poverty is no crime, but it is infernal ly bad taste. Besides, lots of people have been cut out of wills simply and solely for being poor. Being poor is an extremely hard habit to break yourself of, unless you begin very early in life. If you have been poor for fifty or sixty years, you ere practically incurable. Marriages are made In Heaven. That's why all the brightest and best men are waiting. Tbey don't want to throw themselves away on this side of Jordan. Acquire perfect manners. The use of manners is to enable you to do ex actly what you want without giving offence. The worst of all faults is to have none. Beauty is only skin deep. And the heart Is very far from the skin. If, by any chance, you want to be really good, get out of the habit of being beautiful. Try to gain a reputation greater than you deserve, and then teach your self to deserve it. If you can do this, you won't need any further help from me. Don't get into ...
AUSTRALIAN SENATE. SPEECH BY HON. W. H. IRVINE. [Newspaper Article] — Mortlake Dispatch — 11 April 1914
HBlUmiW""-■ ■■ — "i-irrn — AUSTRALIAN SENATE. SPEECH BY HON. W. H. IRVINE. Speaking at Colac on Tuesday night, the Hon. W. H. Irvine s?id he intended to deal with the subject of the Australian Senate. It was one of the most sinister aspects of Australian politics that a body which did not represent the people of Australia held a strong majority. Because of an inherent defect in the Constitution which required each State should have the same' representation in the Senate, the Senate did not repre sent the whole of the people. The reason why there was equal repre sentation was that the rights of the States under the constitution should be guaranteed to them. With this system of equal representation for the States, the voters in various States had not equal power. The Seuate was supposed to perform the functions of a second chamber, which was to temper or modify the sudden views of the voters in the popular House. That was the general function of a second cham ber, but the Senate had a...
The Sportsman's Ducks. [Newspaper Article] — Mortlake Dispatch — 11 April 1914
The Sportsman's Ducks. Mrs. S., a lady resident in Scotland, while out driving one morning, over took a gentleman friend on his way to enjoy a day's duck-shooting. As she passed, he called out, "I'll send you a brace of ducks to-night," and went on his way. I But the ducks were wild indeed that ! day, or Mr. B. was a bad shot, for at I night he returned home with only two snipe for his bag. Remembering his promise to Mrs. S., and not wishing that she should know how unsuccess ful he had been, he called his "boy," j and told him to go to the market, buy a pair of ducks, and leave them at the house of Mrs. S., with his compliments. Two weeks afterwards he received an invitation to lunch there, and be fore he left his hostess took occasion to thank him for his present. "They are lovely ducks. Won't yon come and see them?" said she. "See them!" said the astonished Mr. B. "Ha-fen't you used them yet? I fear they have been hanging too long." "Oh, no," she replied. "Come and see." I Thereu...
PROPOSED CATHOLIC CHURCH. TO BE ERECTED AT NOORAT. [Newspaper Article] — Mortlake Dispatch — 11 April 1914
PROPOSED CATHOLIC CHURCH. TO BE ERECTED AT NOORAT. For some time the Catholic resi dence of Kolora, Glenormiston and Noorat have been considering the question of erecting a church at Noorat. At present some of the outlying farmers have to drive as far as ten miles to the Terang Catholic Church and it has been felt that a church at Noorat would suit the convenience of a large con gregation. The late Father Her bert, who was for many years in charge of the Terang-Mortlake parish, had this church in view, and in his will he left ^500 to be held in trust for the purpose. Other moneys are available, and the paiishioners now feel justified in proceeding with the project. A suitable site is of course the first consideration, and land in the cen tre of the village is now the sub ject of negotiations. It is proposed to build a handsome structure, to cost something like .£3000, and the new church will be "a decided acquisition to the villags. - s
District Racing Fixtures. The following dates have been granted by the V.R.C., for next season's races for district clubs:— [Newspaper Article] — Mortlake Dispatch — 11 April 1914
The following dates have been j granted by the V.R.C., for next season's races for district clubs :— April 4—Woodford ,, 11—Mortlake ,, 18—Terang ,, 22—Hamilton May 5, 6, 7—Warrnambool.
A.J.C. RACES. [Newspaper Article] — Mortlake Dispatch — 11 April 1914
AJX. RACES. The Autumn meeting of the A.J.C. ocens at Randwick to-day and will be continued on Monday. The principal items . are the Don caster Handicap and Sydney Cup. The following appear to have best chances for the different events :— First Hurdle Race—Briarberry or John Willie. Autumn Stakes—Alured 1, Cagou-2, Bon Ton 3. Sires Produce Stakes—Mountain Knight or Eugeny. Doncaster Handicap— Lilyveil 1, Sir Willie 2, Aurifer 3. A. J. C. Leger—Radnor. 1, Beragoon 2, Multipool 3. High Weight Handicap— Symetris or Podaxion. Second Day—Monday. Champagne Stakes—Woorak 1, Mountain Knight 2, Carlita 3. Sydney Cup—Multifoil 1, Belove 2, Aurifer orXimelight 3. Frist Steeplechase—The Miser 1, Clontaft 2, Adherent 3. THE PARISIAN AND ANDUIvOSIA AMISS. Sydney; Friday. The Parisian, which is favorite for the Sydney Cup, is amiss, and will probably have to be scratched. Andelosia is also likely to be a non starter, owing to having gone sore.
MORTLAKE RACES. [Newspaper Article] — Mortlake Dispatch — 11 April 1914
MORTLAKE RACES. ♦ To-day the picturesque and con veniently situated race-course will be the rendezvous of a very large gathering', the occasion being the annual meeting of the Mortlake Racing Club. As there is every prospect of fine weather, the at tendance should constitute a record, due to the fact that a public holi day is being observed in all the principal towns of the Western District. There is no club in the Western District that is so rapidly coming to the fore, which may be attributed to the enterprise of those who control the affairs of the club in making the programme more attractive each year. With another successful meeting to-day, exten sive improvements will in all prob ability be carried out for next year, which will materially assist in bringing the club into line with the more up-to-date courses in this part of the State. It is confidently expected that every race will attract $ood fields, and as the horses represent the very best now racing, the struggle for supre...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Mortlake Dispatch — 11 April 1914
Mothers Friend, PEDIC POMADE for the Head. Strikes infesting vermin dead. Price Is. with nit comb Is 6d. One application destroys vermin, kill nits, heals sores, cures, ringworm' an makes the hair grow thick and strong Price Is. Large 2s. Extra large 3s 6d F. DAMYON, SELLS IT. Say distinctly NO when you are offered an imitation of PEDIC. So Simple and Strong;, They Cannot £0 Wrong. Simplicity Is a p.-eat tiling in a sewing iuachine.--i:.speciaUv>vhen you live in the country anil have to fix it yourself. \V A.". ID Jin OS. Machines have fewer part:; than any other— nothing to Ret o'.:t of order. Pouiidschedp-rthan others Wc pay freight to your rlatloi:— guarantee every machine— and let you have it on easv trrms. Write for illustrated Catalog-post irce. Mach inea of all niaires renaired, Kcedlesand Partssajjplieci ioratiy Machine. 3S-38 ERROL STREET, &lt; horth r C3 K?tfrzvrv3CM>iM A Great Corrective NOT A CURE-ALL. It is not claimed that Dr. Morse's Indian Root Pills ar...
MARKETS. TERANG PIG MARKET. Wednesday, 8th April. [Newspaper Article] — Mortlake Dispatch — 11 April 1914
MARKETS. TERANG PIG MARKET. Wednesday, 8th April. 630 pigs penned. Baconers— Prime baconers £3 to £3 7s 6d, with an extra pen to £,3 14s 6d, good baconers jC2 15s to £2 19s, medium sorts from £2 10s. Store Pigs—Forward stor.es £2 4s to £2 10s, extra to £2 15, small stores ^1 12s 6d to ;£l 17s 6d, slips from £l 5s, suckers from 17s 6d. In accordance with our custom at Easter, the "Dispatch" will not be published on Wednesday next.
WOMEN AND WORK. [Newspaper Article] — Mortlake Dispatch — 11 April 1914
WOMEN AND WORK. 'All women, who have not home du ties to keep them occupied ought to have some outside interests. , The women who are sweet-tempered and charming and kindly disposed to- ; •wards humanity are the busy women ^those Who work for their living or J for charity or are occupied with the i best duties of all—motherhood. An energetic, enthusiastic, ambitious business Voman with a calling, no matter how humble it Is, has not the time for the despicable pettiness that • goes to make life a burden to all con- ' cerned. _ 1 The woman who works is inevitably ! a woman who is broad in her views. • Her opinions are not riveted to any one spot. Her point of view is mov- ; able. Her experience in the business ' mart gives her sympathy for other wo men workers. She has learned to ac cept every friend, new and old, at an honest valuation. She learns to enjoy the society of people who have made something out of life.