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Ballan Shire Patriotic Fund. Donations received last week: [Newspaper Article] — Ballan Times — 10 September 1914
Ballan Shire Patriotic Fund. Donations received last week: £ s D Amt prov. acknowledged 53 5 0 Mr A. Baker ■i 17 6 Messrs Donald Bros. 2 2 0 Mr T. Cantwell 2 2 0 Mr and Mrs S. Hastio 2 2 0 Mr E. J. Watson I 1 0 Mrs E. Gunsser 1 1 0 Messrs Linsdell Bros. 1 1 0 Mr and Mrs Jon. Fagg 1 0 0 Mi' D. EdraoiiHton 1 0 0 Messrs Grant Bros. 1 0 0 Mrs 0. Ii. Marshall . 1 0 0 Mr and Mrs A. S. Robertson 1 0 0 Ex. late Mr W. Lay 1 0 0 Mrs Webb 10 6 Mr A. Cowell 10 6 Mrs Miicpherson 10 6 Mrs F. A. Black 10 0 Mr J. L. Berry, sen. 10 0 Mr W. C. Fyke 10 0 Mi- J. W. Venables 10 0 Mr J. Hishou 10 0 Mr .1. B. Fagg 5 0 JI aster Jack Hastie v 2 0 Master Yal. Hodge 1 0 V £118 1 6 Donations received this week: £ s D Lantern Talk (Greendale) 2 8 0 Sir and Mrs J. Cunningham 110 Mr and Mrs J. H. Walsh 1 1 0 Mr and Mrs Jas. Shaw 10 0 Mr and Mrs W. Elliott 10 0 Grcondale Dance 14 0 Mr R. Kirby 10 0 Mr A. C. McNab - 10 0 Mr John Coni'oy 10 0 Mrs A. S. Brown ' 10 0 Miss E. M. Robertson 10 0 Mr Walter Cowell 5 0 Gran...
Ballan Shire. POSITION OF RIDINGS. [Newspaper Article] — Ballan Times — 10 September 1914
Ballan Shire. Position of Ridisos. East Killing — Dr balance, £82/8/9; accounts, .C31//6—total ilr, JL*L13/11 /;l. Central Hiding—Cr balance, £9l/lG/8; accounts, £50/2/8—total cr, £&lt;14/1-1/. West Hiding—Dr balance, £000; ac counts, £82/19/G—total dr, £682/1 !I/G. South Riding—Cr balance, £91/13/; accounts, £20/18/11—total cr, £70/1-1/1.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Ballan Times — 10 September 1914
Ballan Cricket Club. ANNUAL Meeting of members and in tending members of Bullan Criclcet Club will be held at Meclmnios' Inst, on MONDAY, September 14th, at 8 p.m. S. 1?, LAY, Hon..See, Expeditionary Forces. COGHLAN, BOASE & CO. Will have a Imycr prcsont at their Ballarat sale on FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER Uth (Annual Horse Parade Sale.) for Heavy Transport, Horses, sueli as light; draughts, lorry or van horses; also remount horses, suitablo for riding. Buyer will be in attondanuo at the yards at 9 a.m. COGHLAN, BOASE & CO., Dovetou St., Balkrat. 'Phone 331. FEDERAL ELECTIONS BALLAN SUBDIVISION. Following aro details of tho voting in tho Ballan sub-diviition: Representatives: Booth Ballan Gordon ,1'jgertan :.r Morrisons. Blakcvillo I Groendalo j Bunding Beremboke Biingceltap 51. Wallace Korweinguboora Coldhnm 271 SO , 144 . 69 • ' McGi-ath 186 > 174 ■ . too..,.. "... ■ *41 Informal, 6 2 I' 67 50, ' 4 - 64 ■ ,69: 0 13 ' . ' '82 1 70S 713 21 The Senate: Booth Ballan Gordon E...
DAMPED OUT. [Newspaper Article] — Ballan Times — 10 September 1914
DAMPED OUT. Here is an incident -connected wiih tlio law in tlie lloyal Navy, "No .smok ing during work hours." Old hands steal a smoko as often as possible. Their favorite hiding place a hoard the old battleship Slowspeed was an upper deck compartment on tho port side. One day the commander noticed vol umes of smoke coming out of the sky light of tills place. He sniffed, then quietly gavo orders for officials to stand by for fire quarters. Thou he yelled, close to said compartment— "Sound off lire stations I" ; The bugle rang out, the bells clang ed, and the whistles piped. Everything ready, the C.O. yelled— "tfiro in the port ! Pass hose down skylight." After ten minutes of this tho bugle sounded the "Cease," and tho culprits were released, like drowned rats.
Ballan Police Court. THIS MORNING. [Newspaper Article] — Ballan Times — 10 September 1914
Ballan Police Court. THIS MORNING. Beforo J[ohsi\s A. W. Saltor, and A. T. Blake, J's.P. Samo v Charles Eyres, wiio nett ing, £6 16s 5d. Order for amount with 10s 6d costs. .Gunssor Bros., v Potor Wilson,, debt £24 18s 6d. Order for nmoiiiit | with 10s 6d costs. Arthur T. Blake v Poter Wilson, debt £1 7s Id. Adjourned to Sept. 16. Const. Weppner r James Shaw, for failing to send his child to school the requirod number of days. Fiued 4s. Jas. Kennedy's application for a Carriers liconso was granted.
PARTED FRIENDS. [Newspaper Article] — Ballan Times — 10 September 1914
PARTED FIUEXDS. Dining :i trial in Tipper.iry, C'uran made a scathing attack oil a land agent. in'u days later an enraged gentleman bur»t him his bedroom in Uublin, before the counsellor was out of bed, and, llourKhing a horsewhip savagely-, said:— "Sir, I'm the gentleman you insult ed iu the eourt-iioiise in (Jlonmel in tho presence oi the whole country, and I'm here to thrash you soundly." "What!'' exclaimed (Jurran, indig nantly. "You call yourself a gen tleman, and yet you mean to strike a mail when he's Jymg downr" "No, bedad," protested the agent, scorning to take a moan advantage of his enemy, and sitting down. • "I'll just wait till you get out of bed, and then I'll give it to you hot and heavy." •'Troth, if that's the way of it," said Curran, "I'il lie here you change your mind." And he turned over on his other side. Tho agent laughed and tho counsellor laughed, and he who came to whip stayed to tiine, and the pair parted the best of friends.
Obituary. [Newspaper Article] — Ballan Times — 10 September 1914
Obituary. Tho tunny friends of Mr D. C. Mc Kenzio will regret to learn of the death of liis mother, whopassod away at Meredith on Tuesday night. Tho docoascd, who was 75 year* of age, leaves a family of three sons and one daughter. General regret was oxpressed throughout the district yesterday when news was received of the death of Miss May Hannah Goo, daughtor of Mr and Mrs Charles Geo, of Dal ian, Tho deceased, who was 21 years of age, passed away in tho Melbourne hospital, the causo of doath being pneumonia.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Ballan Times — 10 September 1914
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SQUELCHED. [Newspaper Article] — Ballan Times — 10 September 1914
SQUisLCHED. Tlia repeal oi' tlie much nrgued-about Canal toll brings to iliind nil excellent story of Colonel Goetlials, tlio moving spirit in the construction of the great canal. One morning n rather lidRoty subor dinate tame into tlie colonel's ofiice. ''I Rot your letter, colonel," lie be gan, "and I camo to Ho got no further, for tlie colonel, with uplifted eyebrows, cut in— "Letter? Letter? There must bo some mistako. I have written you no letter 1" "Oh, yes, colonel," repeated the mail. "I'vo i;ot it here. Jt's about the worlc down nt Miraflores. Now, you see " Again tlio colonel cut in. "Oil, I seel But you misled mo. You spoko of my lotter. You meant, of course, my orders 1" , The colonel's blue eyes stared coldly at the argumentative® man, who, sud denly feeling that the conversation was at an end, "faded away."
The Ballan Times. PUBLISHED EVERY THURSDAY. BALLAN, THURSDAY, S[?]PT. 10, 1914 Local and General News. [Newspaper Article] — Ballan Times — 10 September 1914
M'Iie Ba'IIan Mimes. rCBLMHRD BVERY THURSDAY. Bailax, thursday, Skpt. 10, 19i t Local and Generai News. Skating at the local rink on Satur day night, The committee of the Ballan and Pentland Hills A. and P. Society will meet on Saturday, 12th inst. The first lecture in connection with St. John's Ambulance Association will bo held in the local school hall on Wednesday, September 16th, at 3 p.m. Owing to the Melbourne show fall ing on their usual date, Messrs L. A. Fairbairn & Co. will hold their noxt monthly sale on Thursday, October i 1st. Applications for tlia position of collector of sanitary fees for Ihe township of Ballan will bo received up to 10 a.m. on Monday, September | 21st. Particulars may be obtained ! at the shirs hall, Alternative tenders (labor and material, labor only, or material only) are invited for about 40 chains of new fencing and 14 chains of repairs at the nallanracocourse. Tenders close at 12 noon on Saturday, September 12th. Boot and saddle,-boot an...
THE MASTER PASSION. CHAPTER XVII. [Newspaper Article] — Ballan Times — 17 September 1914
THE MASTER PASSION. CHAPTER XVII. I The sudden reappearance of on# o* her own frionds, inter being so long out off from all so^ety, had raised m Ida's breast a vaguo lee-ing of unrest. Longings which had be«.n iulled to rest, in tuo aputuy ot despair, revived in uii tucir oiu intensity, ..ltuougn there wus no Uojhj to ieea them. And thu mere Mght of Captaia ; Bwesfoid's familiar lace brought back all the ghosts 01 the past m a formid able army. , , Am she sat alone in her pretty home, to which her husband had given the name of the "LiliiWj" she imagined herself back in the old sweet life with its joy3 and its sorrows. The work dropped from her fingers on to hor lap, and she was wandering once more about the beautiful gardons at Beaton, wit'1 : the mellow tones of Ois Deverel s voice in her ear. The fancy was so vivid, that an actual blush rose to her cheeks, and her lips parted in a smile. A slight noise woke her from her day droam, and on looking round the sight of fler husband sta...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Ballan Times — 17 September 1914
The BEST Place FOR BRIDAL PORTRAITS ENLARGEMENTS. Our Enlargements are as beautiful as fclie rest of our work. We will make enlargements from any photo graphs—no matter how old or faded —and guarantee satisfaction. Write us to-day. Size of " Size of Enlargement Mount. Price. 12 x 10 .20 x 16 25/ 23 x 17 15 x 12 30/ mmmwmmsBsmmu■ The class of Clients that we haveii indicative of the qnality of our work. When Brides from every part of Aus tralia sit lo us for their Bridal Portraits it is safe to assume that our work ap peals to them, thoro'fore, the Bride who desires a lifetime of satisfaction from her Bridal Portrait should make an appointment withjus without delay. Two Positions taken. Two Proofs Submitted. Studio, ttc., Heated during Winter. Open Saturday Alternoon.| TTwrirafiiffrtiiiiirflMMw RICHARDS & CO., The World-famed Photographers, STURT ST., BALLARAT. J. C. Dear den, Proprietor.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Ballan Times — 17 September 1914
Coming Sales: L. A. Fnirbairn and Co. will conduct Monthly Sales as follows:— BALLAN: Thursday, Oct. 1st. BACCHUS MARSH: Thursday, Sept. 10th. M'Pherson, Thorn, Kettle and Co., Stock, Station and Land Agents, — Auctioneers Market Buildings (opposite Scott's hotel) 445 Collins St., Melbourne. ('Phone, Cent. 3S4). Sales of fat stock every week at Newmarket yard«. Auction Sales conducted in any part of Victoria or N.S. W. Trust Moneys to Lbniv • At Lowest Current Rates on Freehold I Securities. B. B. Mooo Representative. John A. Thom. Clive M'Phebson. Robert E. Young. H. L, Kettle. Lodgers, cash books, minute books' day books, pen carbon books, order books, pocket books, in fact, every thing in the acoount book line stocked at the "Times" office. With pen, ink, or paper you can be snited at the "Times" office. r RIGHT TIME NOW. To make your selection of Flower and Vegetable seeds—Brunnings goods have stood the test and for quality and reliability cannot be surpassed. Call for a catalog...
When You're Waking [Newspaper Article] — Ballan Times — 17 September 1914
. When You're Waking I Jump oat of bed at once and don't bothei' about the cold or the Queen of the May," just jump into your nice cold plunge, and gasp and flutter— you know, like you always do. Aud than you're drasied, adopt the -wise King's advice, take your pen in your hand and write. Write to—no, don't write to Percy. He isn't worth it! Fancy a girl getting up at 6 a.m. and writing to a brute of a boy. Yes, I know he's beautiful and an Adonis and *o nice and all that! But-he's lying in bed snoring whilst you're up and about and making the glorious day all the brighter because you are about. Write to the secretary, Eight Hour A.rt Union, Sydney, enclosing him the shilling necessary for a tick et. And in a few weeks from now you may find that you've won a dia mond tiara (value £850.) You ■wouldn't grumble much, would you, if you won any other of the 400 prizes (value £4000) which are of fered this y«ar ?
A PIG GRAZING ROTATION. [Newspaper Article] — Ballan Times — 17 September 1914
A PIG GRAZING ROTATION. The Farm Management Department at Washington, in America., publishes particulars of a pig raiser's system which it recommends. There ue, it is explained, only three crops grows, maize, rye, and a mixture ef elover and timothy. These are generally rnm in a four-year rotation—first year, maize fed down by tho pigs; second year, maize (crop eut and rye sown); third year, rye (pastured and grazed by pigs); fourth year, elover and timothy (pig pastured and eut for hay). Tho pigs are turned in on the rye ficlrt early in tho spring and allowed to I pasture that crop for about a month. Then they are turned in on the clover field, where they remain for another month. By that time the rye is get ting ripe. The pigs are then turned in on the ripe rye to gather that crop, and to graze the young elover which has grown up. Six 100 lb. pigs will gather a 17 bushel per acre crop of rye in six weeks. As soon as the pigs ean be brought to a full feed on maize they are turned i...
Ballan Gun Club. [Newspaper Article] — Ballan Times — 17 September 1914
Ballan Gun Club. Tho annual mooting of members was hold on Friday last, Mr'James Bonce being in tho chair. Tho balance sheet, whioh appears bolow, was adopted, oil tho motion of Messrs Monks and Shimmen. Receipts. Cr balance Donations Members' tickets Entrance fees . Cominissoin Sale live birds Sale clay .birds _ Sale dance ticket* £73 17 11 Expenditure. £ a Purchase live birds . ... 19 11 Purchase olay birds ... 3 9 0 Running birds .... 5 0 0 Club's registration ... 10 6 Printing ... 7 6 0 Purchase trophies - ... 8 6 0 Stakes paid ... 1 0 0 Stationery ... 8.0' Postage ... 14 6 Donation A. & P. Society 10 6 Repairs trench and birds' house 12 7 Bank charges and exchange 13> 0 Hire of traps ... 1.0 0 Expenses dance ... 6 5 3 Cr balance. Commercial bank 18 11 6 £73 17 11 The following office-bearers ware elected:— President—Mr J. Monks. Vice-Presidents—Messrs Jas. Bence and E. Windsor. Committee—Messrs W. Williams, J. Shimmen, f£. R. Chambers, J. Berry, R. Davies, J. P. Hanr...
KEEP COOL. [Newspaper Article] — Ballan Times — 17 September 1914
KEEP COOL. T.n every human breast is still the ancient lust for battle. Lying dor mant, only needing a vouch to vibrato it is tue love of fighting. The pre historic man is within as yet. Civilisation stands for naught when we lose grip of ourselves, and tne pri meval instincts take command. Now is the time to keep cool and be patriotic. The true patriot is not loud-voiced—he does something. He is practical, and helps his brother. Australia is not directly involved, and ire Australians can do mucu, .though we will not pull a trigger or sight a cannon. The man with stolid character is required to-day, because the wheels of industry are more important for de fence of our country and home than the silent guns that won't be. fired. Let each one go on boldly with en terprises in hand, extend our domestic service, do not tat our development lag for a moment. The man who stops still and allows industrial life-to become idle for one moment at the present time is a trai tor to Australia. By i...