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Competitions Mix-up. [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 12 January 1914
Competitions Mllx-up. A curious situation has been disclosed through circumstances arising out of the recent angling conipetitions. The com petitions of last season were managed throughout by the general committee of the Casterton Angling Society, without demur on the part of anyone, and a rule was enforced that no single competitor should be allowed to take more than one trophy at a single competition, Mr F. Lawrence, who on one. ocecsson lands ed the biggest fish and the best basket, being under this rule barred from taking more than one of the two trophies severally allotted for heaviest fish and most fish caught. This year, Mr S. A. Miller had the heaviest single tish, and also the best basket, 'Mrs A. If.. Millei havidg equal number of fish (two), but rather less weight. The committee had meantime, it app:aro, agreed that the rule referred to should be abrogated, so that one competitor should be allowed to take both trophies. This decision being challenged. it was discovered th...
Casterton v Mt. Gambier. [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 12 January 1914
aneterton v Mt. Gambler. A ,matchi will take place on the Cas torton cricket ground on W?ednesday, whei a team'from: M.t Gambier ,ill try conclusions with a Castertoli eleven. The gamie in this case is ,timed to start pmietually at 11 a.m., ansd the following players are asked, to be at'the ground on time:-Dr Doravin; J. Tibbles, II. Mae. Leod, It a;MEwen, W. Duane. K. Ewen, W. Douglas, B. Enscoe, If. Wheeler, P. Seanlan, K. Nicholson. Emergencies C. Robins, F. James, C. Currie, F. Ah. bott.
Casterton Court of Petty Sessions. Roster of Justices for 1914. [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 12 January 1914
Casterton Court of Petty Bessionm. Roster of Justices for 1914. January 8-Messrs Smith, Hughes and Jackson, January 15-Msessrs Ross, Davis and Little. January 22-Messrs Somerville, Mur rell and Veitch. January 29-Messrs Holmes, Miller, Hughes and Carmlohael. February 5-Mesers Hughes and Smith. February 12-Messrs Holmes and Murrell. Eebruary 19-Messrs Ross and Somer ville. February 26-Messrs Davis, Holme? and Veitoh. March 5-Mesars Hughes, Murrell and Little. March 12-Messrs Smith, Holmes and Carmichael. March 190-Messrs Ross and Veitch. March 26-Moesrs Davis and Somer ville. April 2-Messrs Hughes and Davis. April 9-Messrs Smith, Ross and Little. April 16--Messrs Somerville, Murrell and Jackson. April 23-Messrs Voltch, Holmes and Miller. May 7 -Messrs Smith and Murrell. May 14-Mossrs Hughes and Somer ville. May 21-Messrs Voitch, Ross and Carmichael. May 28-Mesers Holmes and Davis. lJune 4-Messrs Smith and Davis. June ll-Messrs Hughes and Soemer. ville. June 18-Messrs Holmes and eoss....
Richards and Co.'s Display. [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 12 January 1914
Iltichartls an( Uo.'s Display. There can Ie only ons opinion of this new display by the famous firm. Richards and Co., viz, "The best yet." It seems hard to sur pass the excellent exhibitions made in the past, .but the subtle advancbmont in the photographic art is clearly shown. For in stance, the central shades are displayed in colors which lend a realistic effect which impels the beholder to doubt whether they are really produced by the camera in the ordinary manner. Perhaps the moststrik ing examples ara two large head studlies of young ladies. One in t Rembrandt effect with beauti ftl luminosity in tile shadows, .a scarlet feather which is depending from the hair striking it novel note in portrait, composition. The other examtple is a large full face portrait, entitled "T!he Coral Necklace." The expression is most lifelike and imnressive. A display of photos by Richards and Co. woutd be incomplete without bridal portraiture, for which Richards an(d Co. are famed throughout Austr...
News in Brief. [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 12 January 1914
News in Brief. No lese than 1,083,207,000 gallonn of water were conaumned in the motropolitan area of Melbourno last year more than were used in 1912, the increase being 7.6 per cent. The quantity need last year ran to the enormous total pf 15,199,688,000 gallons. Hot, sultry weather prevailed over a considerable part of New South Wales on Wednesday. At Bourke the thermo moter reading was 120doel. in the shade. This is the highest record in tihe State since .Tnuary, 1909, when the sname station, Bourke, registered 125deg: and Brewarrinna 123deg. The approximate gold yield of Queens land in 1913 was 203,313 oze, valued at .C1.118,6009 a decrease of 83,045 oze, valued at £352,761. Dividends were declared to amountof £266,827. GRIPES IN HORSES. "Some time ago our horeo was down with t badn attack of the gripes." says Mine E. J. Colon. Major's Creek, N.S. W. "I tried several remedies but they had no effoct: nt a last resourse I gave the horse three teospoonefull of Chamberlain's Colic a...
Royal Mail Coaches. CASTERTON TO HARROW LINE. [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 12 January 1914
Royal Mall Coaches. OASTUaTON TO HAanow LINE. Leanve Mondays, WodneoRday, and Frida7o Curton t 7 a.m. ; Wando Vale aS.m. ; Borm boal9l10 a.m;; Chetwydll.18 a.m. Chrtwynd R Fut 11.60 a.m, Duo at Hanrow 1.45 a.m Laves Harrow Tuesodays 12 noon, Thlrsttny mnd 8atrdaya 1.80 p.om., Chotyns Ernt Tu~sopdays .P p.m., TO rdays anod PutOurdy, 8. T O p.m.; Chetwynd, Tuesdayo :I m,, T nrE day° and Haturday54 ,l0 p~m.; Brlarboal, Tes-e day4,1 p.m; Thtsay nd ad Saturdayrs ton 4 .m; Wandm Vale, Tueodays 8.45 p.m., Thaor. ays and Saturdays 7.16 p.m. Duo Caotorton, Tmuedays 6.4 p.m., Tharsdavs and Batprd yle 8.15 Pm." D B oking ofce Casterton, at Mr W. R; eoBe?,a uddler's shop? at Iarrow Mlr la,? i 'ad's ddlo' shop. Al passagor for s? mast book overimght. " hBT?0?TO TO PINOLA LINE. Levea Tuesdays and Fridays, Canterton -.m; Lke Mandl, 12.80 p.m. Due Ponola H.A.) 8.80,p.m. (S.A. timeo. :.A.), 9,m BB.A. time); Lake M oodi, P12.15 p.m. DurCaotertnn, 0.0pm. Bookin'oace Outorton at Mr W. .. MoBea o sdde's...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 12 January 1914
-Orlent. :Line 'f?P1 Royal: Mall Steamers. 'For: London, via Adelaide, Fremantle (W.A.), Colombo (for India), Egypt, Naples, Toulon, Gibraltar, and Plymouth. r"aow Arrlnv :Otumer. .' , o.on.- -.-IiMelborn, r,ondon. Orontes 9.023 ,an.7 Feb. 14 Orvieto 12.130 Jan. 21 Feb. 28 Omrah 8,130 Feb.4 Mar.14 Otway 12,077 Feb.18 Mar. 28 Otranto 11,124 Mar. 4 Apl. 11 And'fortnightly thereafter. The. Steamers of the Orient Line are *fitted with 'all niodern and up-to-date ap plishbces for the safety and comfort of i~ei re---Passennger are carried in all lauses. Third;clam accommodatlfn: -Sleeplng rooms,; dining 'rooms, deck ao ommodatioo,.and cuisine a specialty. i'Round-the-World Rates, via Canada, United States, Japan or South Africa, quoted on application. -Pleasure or business trips on the coast (to Ftemantle, Adelaido, Sydney, or Bris base) quoted on application. The'Local Agents will supply circulars or further information on application. Passage from any port may be prepaid b hore. "' " -D...
Casterton News Printed MONDAY & THURSDAY EVENINGS MONDAY, JANUARY 12, 1914. [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 12 January 1914
Printed MONDAY & THURSDAY EVENINGS flONDAY, JANUARY 12, 1014. The "Country Ministry." Claim Upon Country Liberals. No previous Ministry has ever com." mitted itself so boldly and thoroughly to making country interests its first consid. eration, as has the present Watt Govern. ment. In the declaration of policy made by the Premier at Esarndon last week, Mr Watt emphatically expressed the deliberate recognition by his Ministry of the fact, indisputable, that the interests of the whole State are dependent upon those of provincial industries, and the determination of the Cabinet, that no of. fort shall be spared to promote (as far as legislation and administration,can do so) rural enterprise, both'in primary produc. tion, and in the expynsion of manufactur. ing industries in country towns. The Premier and his previous Ministers rent further in this direction than any of their predecessors. Mr Watt and his present colleagues have gone much fur ther than did the last Liberal Gover...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 12 January 1914
croas ~S auch as we S are of eri g S'Here are a few of the striking values that are bringing the crowd into our Store: Our Six-Guinea New Western Star Cycles Complete, Ready for the Road. The Material for those Cycles is carefully selected by experienced S Meo'innic, and Brazing Is Guaranteed Five Years. We Defy Competition in Prices in this particular line. Inspection of these Cycles means to purchase at once. Rover, Motor Cycles(W.a, Are supplied bylus for Cash or Terms. Motor and Cycle Sundries sold t Prices Not Heard of Elsewhere. AT MALEE BROS.' MOTOR and Cycle Depot, "enty-st.,1E lm ... ado SHEEP 500 Sheep Cured of "White Eye" for 5s. RETCHFORD'S BLIGHT SPECIFIC. . e . o. t .T, ert. S + .Ct.rrwveD, '20/12/13. Dear Sir,-=A well known Sheep Man told me you have a very good tpreparation for" White Eye In blcep and I want you to send me some of It by Monday norning's couch Youreetc., .BLIG H T. The Specific is easy to use, and one treatment is sufficient in most cases. H. RETICHOR...
The Leitch Pictures. A Capital Show. [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 12 January 1914
The Leitch Pictures. A Capital Show. With the advantages of a machine that works steadily, without a hitch, and a brilliant illuminant in the electric light, the Leitch Pictures are so ad mirably displayed that, as they are good in themselves, they have distinctly caught on with the Cas terton public. This was demon strated on Thursday night last in the attendance of spectators, that was larger for the first of this year's weekly series than that at either of the two exhibitions given at the close of last month. The first of the two star-series, "By Man's Law," was a striking, though by no means attractive drama, which served to well illustrate the hideous callousness of the greedy trust magnate, who is quite unjustly represented as typical of capitalists as a body, and is habitually used for politi cal purposes to mislead ignorant people. "A'Wild Guardian" was a fine series, which served to illustrate the possession by animals of that extra sense, indu bitably existent, yet altoget...
Coleraine v Digby. [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 12 January 1914
Colersalne v Digby. At Digby; the visiting team put up 189, to 60 compiled by the local players. Scores were: COLER.AINE. Davenport (Senr), b Simbin ... 2 Davenport (Junr), eBurgees, b Sim.. kin Barohett, e IParler;b Simkin ... 48 Wheeler, e Parker, b Burgess ,.; 83 Sutherland,-b Young ... .;: 18 .Jamos, b Young ... ... 22 Iunamells,'a Voege, b Phillip .'10 Douglas, b Young .,. .. 18 Fitzgerald, b Phillips .,, ... 16 Ferrier, not out 1. ..: ,.. 1I J, Wheeler, sthmped, b Young i Snndries , . 6 Total :: ... 189 Bowling:-Phillip, 2 for 69; Simkin, 2 or 87; lMabbit, 0 for 27;. Birgess, I for 21; Yomig; 4 for 406,) - DIGBY.' Phillip, e James, hI Doaglias S Voege, a Ferrier, b Igarnells ., 0 Burgess, b Ingamells . -2 Shaw, b Brchet .' ... e0 Barker, b Burchett 8 Simkin, c J. Wheeler, b James ... 2 Rigby, lbw, b Burchett ... 2 Harvey, b Burehett .;I: :' IYoulig, b Burcleti? .. 0 Clark, notout - 7 Mabbitt, b Birchett .. 1 Sundries 8 S To l . , ·Iowling:-?augamolls, 2 for 17 ; Dog;. las, I f...
An Obsolete Rule. Might Well Be Abrogated. [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 12 January 1914
An Obsolete Rule. Might Well Be Abrogated. The fact that twice within the past month the course of State public business has been dis arranged, and the taxpayers put to considerable expense, has di rected general attention to the absurdity of requiring members of Parliamnent, on taking office as Ministers, to go before their con stituents for re-election. This rule does not obtain in the Federal Parliament, and there is no reason why it should be continued in the Victorian Parliament. Con stituents who think so much of a man as to elect him their repre sentative in Parliament have reason to congratulate themselves if his fellow members think so well of him as to give him the position of a Minister, and, rarely reject as a Minister, a man whom they have elected as a private member, seeing that in the higher position he exercises a more powerful influence in usefulness to them and the State. It is to be hoped that the Watt Ministry will take early steps to so alter the Constitution th...
District Association. Casterton v Merino. [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 12 January 1914
District Ansoolation. Cansterton v ilterlno. .. The opening nmtch of the season be tween these teams was played on the Casterton ground,- when the visitors. after running - up 168 for the loss of 5 wickets, declared the innings olosed. The home teani, with the excoption of Dunne (who put up the respectable score of 21, including a couple of Ioundary hits). and Ewen (who met his fate thlrougjh an' exceptionally brilliant catch on the part of I'Alpine) made a very poor showing against the bowling of MacLeod and - Ensco. who took respec. lively iwickets for 20. and 4 for 17 runs. Scores were: MERINO. M Ewen, run out .., ... 11 M'Cormick, i Tames .., ... 48 Ward, c and h .Tamesn .., ... 14 Ranson, h Waters ,., ., 28 Dr Morton, not out ... . ,. 4 IacLeod, e O'Neill, b ,ames .., 12 aM'Aloine. not out ... ... o4 Sundries .. .,, 11 Total for five wickets ... 168 Bowling :-.Tames," 3 wickets for (i2; Waters, 1 for 43. CASTERTON. Tihbles..c Enscoe, is MacLeoI ,.,, 4 Dunne, b Enscoe ... . ., 2...
Strathdownie. [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 12 January 1914
Strathdownle. The rainfall for December reg istered 2.71 points. The total for the twelve months is 25.45 inches, this being one of the lowest records for years.' .Most of the farmers are busy hay carting. The grubs have not done niuch damage in this dis trict. Parrots are working havoc among the fruit gardens, espec ially the apples. With constant shooting they are hard to he kept off the trees. On Sunday last Mr M.tier preached at the Wilderness Church to a good congregation. New Year hymns were sunr, Miss Elsie Cain presiding at the organ. Mr Abner Harvey, third son of Mrs Harvey senior, Strathdownie, was married at St. Andrews Pres byterian Church, Longreanb, Queensland, on New Year's Day to Miss Susan Davis of Long reach. His many friends of this district wish him well.
Neglected Eyes. [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 12 January 1914
Neglected Eyes. Eyesight neglected may load to most serious results. You have no means of Judging whether your vision is good or bad. If you will call on Mr Abotomoy, the eminent optician, he will make a thorough examination of your eyes, and give yell a full report. If the eyes need glasses he will supply you with what is required. Mr Abotomey will be In Casterton on Monday, January, 12st, and may be consulted at Casterton Hotel. Hamilton will be visited on Tuesday and Wednesday January 13and 14 at Victoria Hotel. •
SPORTING. Aspendale Park Races Melbourne, Saturday. [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 12 January 1914
SPO1RING. Aspendale Park Races [BY WIRE.] ~eblbourne, Si?furday. Maiden Plato.-N-'obld Bonnie, ".0 I ; Kurakni, 8.0 2: Wyneth, 8.0 3. I to 1 the winner. Steeplechase.-Enehanuted States, 0.8 i; Sonny B, 9.0 2; Powerful, 10.5 3. 7 tu 1 the winner. Aspendale Plate.--Mindai, 7.11 1; onny, 6.132; Lapola, 7.3 3. 8 tol the Wintner. Aspendale Park ITaidieap.-Yeneda, 8.13 1, .Atora, 9,3 2; Delph;l, 7.13 3. 7 t thewinner.. Aspendale Pitrse.l-fssa:Mo -7.7 1; Atelive Ld,. 7.11 ;2 "tlfnloja, 6.11 .- 6 to 1 th(le winneir. . Jumpers' Flat Ilace.-Widden,:: 0. 1.; Merry Monarch,- 8.0:2 2 Bliiid HIarry, 8.13, and Strthdooh t 0.9, head heat.,for 3, ( to 1 the winner.
Victoria v New Zealand. [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 12 January 1914
Victoria v New Zealand. After an, interval of 14 years since a New Zealand team visited Melbourne, a Dominions eleven commenced a match with Viotoria t tile M.C.C. Ground on Friday, Armstrong being captain of the home team. The New Zealanders, bat. ting first, made an ipoor defence againsl the bowling of Lam iard and 3'Donald who took respectively f wickets for 4l and 3 for 60. the only batsmen to.make any stand being RIeese (47) and Hi-ck mott (46). At stumps, the Victorialis had lost: 5 wickets for 235, Heather (66). Kiernanli61). Willis (40). Sewart (25) and Carroll (2) having lost their wickets, while Lugton (32) was not out.. * [BY WI..E.] '. MELBOURNE, Saturday. Continuing on Snatunly,' Lugton' in creased his score to 3i before "he was bowled by Sandman. and other Victorian scores were as follows:-McDonald, e Taylor, b'h Sneddon, ,64; Lampard, b Sneddon, 36; Armstrong, a and b Sned don. 18; Carkeeok, b Rhobinson, 0; -Mat. thews (not olt) 73; extras, 23 ;, total, 439. ]lowling:...
Cricket. Interstate Match. N.S.W. v S.A. [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 12 January 1914
Cricket. Interstate Match. NS.W. v 8.A. The fourth Slheflfeld Shield match of the season was commenaced at Adelnide on Friday, each of the teams.representa ing Victoria, New South Wales and South Australia having a win to'their credit out of the three previouts matches played. Clem Hill and Whitty were in. cluded in the home tear, and the former as captain winning the toss. sent the visitors into the field. The New South Wales bowlers had all the best of the innings, and dismissed a strong South Australian team for the comparatively small total of 189, Massie taking 0 wic kets for 08, Kelloway 3 for 65, and Cot terl for 17. Steele with 42, Kirkwood 38 (not out), Winser 23. Moyes 21, Hill 12, Crawford and Chamberlain 11 each, Mayne 10, Pellew 9. and Whitty 0, with :l extras, made up the total. The visit ors, batting, had lost three wickets for 9G when stumps were drawn. Cody (0), ancertneoy (15), and Andrews (20) had lost their wickets, while Collins (51) and M'Kew (2) were not out. ...
Strike Troubles. South African Railways. [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 12 January 1914
Strike Troubles. South African Railways. A strike of men engaged on the Trans= val railways was ordered for midnight on Wednesday last, and the Federation of Labor threatened to order a general strike if a settlement of points inl dispute was not arrived at by Saturday. Mean time the Government arranged to call out the burghers to guard the mines and to protect property. Troops were held in readiness at Pretorin and Petchels erom, and half a million roundsof ammu nition had been sent to Johannesburg, there residents were laying in stores of food supplies. Precautions were taken to prevent firearms and anunnition being secured by revolutionary persons and the cadet ritles were called in. The Johannesburg branch of the Amalgam .ted Society of Engineers decided to sup port the railway men, but the Cape Town branch of the Railwaymen's Union de rided not to strike, and the railwaymen at East London to take no drastic action till a general hallot had been held. A Committee of Public Safet...