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BOUGHT A BOTTLE. [Newspaper Article] — Lancefield Mercury and West Bourke Agricultural Record — 22 May 1914

BOUGHT A BOTTLE. "I hud pains in my legs which the doctor' said wob rheumatismwrite? Mr Bobt. Coohrftne. Builder \Vaimthn, N;Z. "Tbel lotion did.me no good and'l suffered mlccrj. j j I saw a friend u«iu£ home liuitucut whioh he i j told rnc wan Chamberlain'* Pain Balm and} I offered me his bottle to try it. It didrtne en! I.much R<iod that I bought a bottle myself and! | was tiOoti free in nil pitins.1' ;Sold iby all I | homiHts and Fjorekrep«N3. |

Publication Title: Lancefield Mercury And West Bourke Agricultural Record
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SHIRE INFORMATION. [Newspaper Article] — Lancefield Mercury and West Bourke Agricultural Record — 22 May 1914

SHIRE INFOBMATION, .Lnncefiold shire.-Attn, 38 aq. miles Populntion of ahire, 1202. Number of dwellings, 262, Uomsey Hhire.-Area. 85 sq. miles. Popa« Ihtion of shire 1900. Kumber of dwclliukQ. 420. . SpritjBfield shire.-Area, 111 sq. mtlos Topulntion of ehire, 706, Number of dwellings, 114. Pjftlong shiro-Area. 220 pq.' miles* Population of shire, 1200. Number dwelling*, 380, A' Nowhnm-Wooilctid ehire.-Area, 100 q; miles. Populatoiij ( 2100, Number-of dwdllhgs ' 2. ' 4

Publication Title: Lancefield Mercury And West Bourke Agricultural Record
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LOCAL INFORMATION. [Newspaper Article] — Lancefield Mercury and West Bourke Agricultural Record — 22 May 1914

LOCAL INFORMATION. LoucofWld Shiro Council.-Meetings hold .on last Friday in every month. Coao .cillon*: McRsrB Waddell, N1. Foy* A« Johnston, W. M'lntoeh, J.M'Elhin* noy-, J, Htrloy, R. F. Blacltett, R. Hemphill, and R. Graham. Acting Hecretarv, Mr' P. !. McMahon, Health officer, Dr Finnia Dairy inspector, Mr McKuncie. Pound keeper, Mr «f. Waterland. Inspector of ; nuisances, Mr W, E.I wards. .»' Lancofield Waterworks Trust.-Com. miwfiimers mtjefclafct FriUyin every moath. ActingSeorhta^y Mr P. $. McMahon. La&cefleld '-HorrtonUural Society. rVs, bommitfee* bold their meetings on the. Monday on or hrfore tivo fall moon, Soc., .Mr Jl:WatdfJhnd. . L^n^eflold Mechanics' Institute.-The ; committee meet second Friday in oach month. Hon. Bccrbtnry* Mr .1, Dorrick; Librarian, Sir John Waterland. Lanoetield Rifle Club.-Cuptain, Mr M. Foy ; secretary, Mr M'Elhintiey. Lancefleld Brass Banrl.-Practice hold woekly. Bandmastor, Mr A, O'CullAghan *ecrerary, Mr A. Williams. Court of Petty ...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Lancefield Mercury and West Bourke Agricultural Record — 22 May 1914

ndon. & Lancashire Insurance Co. $ir® Insurance. om<ory«Tt>°°1'r''etc- . ccidc^t* $ "1 AkWoh' bu«Ine«a Jim tmAer-l fiPMSonal AW.ohRllg", iiuring the | gone ipreroioma havo been I'**,' T yb5"'lU« ir-o""6'1' wlt ,.,eW. rftr^luw'1. £V linl, IoBumtice »«»in8t §«k«me.. indi.Ato a Kre»t Pllnwe-awlU jnK i,nntamplBtwl in ItilSy ye«»^^ bu»inw«. Lt agedt-H. Ooltog. " florotty THE INDON directory I '(published AonuifllyJ) files fn^er* throughout" Worl$ to' § communicate direct with EJ»git*K .1 ifiUFAGIVOft^Rfl AN'Q 'DEALERS jsch cIam of good*. Besides being a enro ll# luinmcfcinl guid» to f^ondim dm) its Eh,tho directory coutaina Hats of y I iEJCF0UT MEEOHANTH ;' Pth tfre-'SfO'is they *bip, :»ml"theOdtoM ! jl foreign Markets they supply ; - STJ3AMSHPP LINES 5S£j bjjd under tho Ports to which they anil,' [ftttfciUmR.the apifror/aiate Sailings; 'RQVINCIAL tfftAEK NOTICES Liicjl Manufacturers, Merchants, etc , ft) principal provincial towns and iu ^jUentr*s of the Umtwi King...

Publication Title: Lancefield Mercury And West Bourke Agricultural Record
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CLOSE SEASON FOR GAME. [Newspaper Article] — Lancefield Mercury and West Bourke Agricultural Record — 22 May 1914

'CLOSE SEASON FOE GAME, The Whole Year.-I.aughing jackass, etnu, kangaroo (grey and red), lyre-birds, native bears, owla, ewallowa, mopokes, platypus, etc. From 14th day of June to tho 20th day of Dt'ueiuher it) unch yo«r»- Black swan, wild gticpo » nit kinds. From' lft day of August in unch year to the lust day of February following.-Quail, bronze-winged or other wild pigeons. FISH. From let day of September to the 15th day of Dmitmiber in each year.-Bluck fish J From-Int. day of May to tho 3i«t day AoiiUBt iu ewh y**nr.-ISnglish trout From l<»t July to l&tlt Octobor iu »>aoh yoar.-Murray cod, r»«it*h, and Iji'uam.

Publication Title: Lancefield Mercury And West Bourke Agricultural Record
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[?] [?]ATES AND REGULATIONS [Where the term "The Commonwealth" is used in connection with these rates and regulations it includes Papua, Lord Howe Island, and Norfolk Island.] LETTERS. [Newspaper Article] — Lancefield Mercury and West Bourke Agricultural Record — 22 May 1914

.. itATES AND REGULATIONS [\Ylwj the term 44Tho Common wealth" ts used in connection with chose rates and reigulutiona it includes Papua, Lord fclowe Ulnnd, and Norfolk Island. I UWTiflKa. For ©very 4 ounce or fraotion thereof, j'or delivery withiu the Common- , wealth 0 1 l or delivery ta fhe British Em pire .. 0 I '»r delivery iu the New Hebrides, Hanks, and Torre* Islands ..0 3 jr delivery; in other places .. ».. 0 2j . or deliv^Qjtyithin the Couunonwealth: .\ &"gle« fl&ach; repl^, Id. each balL. "or deJir&^na the British Empire ("sei* list of places under/4Lotters,,)-wi glo.. Id. each. ; ?<, , /or delivery in New Hebrides. Banks, and Torres Islands-Single, 2d. each, fr'or delivery in other placee- Single, 2i<l, eaoh. POST CARDS. Single Postcards impressed with tbs Id. stamp, and lieply or doublo cards, each half of which has the Id. stamp impressed thereon, may be transmitted to places within the Commonwealth, ami to those places, en...

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Native Superstitions. [Newspaper Article] — Lancefield Mercury and West Bourke Agricultural Record — 22 May 1914

Native Superstitions. An incident:-.which'illustrates the power of superstitition over the na tive mind occurred some years ago at a compound rear Sterkfontein, Transvaal. Sickness-an epidemic of dysentery in a mild form--had broken out amot\g the "boys," and in discussing the matter they came to the conclusion that someone had. cost -a spell over the 'compound. A travelling witch doctor happened to call at the time and he was itn-. mediately requisitioned to "throw the bones/' and thus to discover the xvitch. . - The< itinerant rascal produced his bag, which : contained monkeys' teeth! tigers' .claws, rats' tails, snakes'. vertebrae, chicken bones, and so on. * Among the awe-struck occupants of . the compound who gathered round was a boy who had been a sufferer from the prevalent complaint,-rand *had been, exceedingly anxious to securo . the capture of the witch. : The "doctor" threw the. hones,; and then appeared to cogitate deep ly, the' profundity of his look l>ein...

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The Weather. [Newspaper Article] — Lancefield Mercury and West Bourke Agricultural Record — 22 May 1914

The Weather. Up to now, which is the 2lst, 169 points of rain have fallen in Lancefield. The reading at 9 a.m., on Friday (15th) was 3 points; the same fall was re gistered next day; for the 24 hours to 9 a.m., on the 18th 8 points were registered, and to the same hour on the 20th, 6 points. Successful Lancefield pupils of Miss Una O'Brien in the May ex aminations in music of the Mel bourne University were:-Grade IV, Piano, Thelma Hemphill; Grade IV, Theory, Thelma Hem phill; Grade IV, Theory, Vera Latta; Grade IV. Theory (with honors), Elsie Austin Captain C. Lucas, the last sur vivor of the wrek of the troopship Birkenhead, in 1852, has died. On 4th January, 1852, the Birken head struck a rock off Simon's Bay, South, Africa, and of 638 parsons on board, mostly soldiers, only 184 were saved by the boats. The heroism of the soldiers, who lined the deck and calmly await ed death, has been extolled in prose and verse. A further advance in prices for fat sheep took place at Tuesday's N...

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How Kestrels Live. A DELIGHTFUL STORY-ARTICLE OF WILD LIFE IN THE FIELDS. [Newspaper Article] — Lancefield Mercury and West Bourke Agricultural Record — 22 May 1914

How Kestrels Live. . * A DELIGHTFUL STORY-ARTICLE OF WILD LIFE IN THE FIF.LDS. Tho interminable washy clouds of the grey sou'-wester streamed by overborn!, tho ruin streamed down in heavy rushes, and tho ground it streamed, too, wherever a Blight in cline gave it a chanco to do so. Kvorylhing had been wet through long ago. Tho little kestrel falcon, with his long tail and his sickle wings, his brown back and bluish blunt head, his very opposito to blunt, hookod beak, and his sheath* ed, aeronautical glance, sailed and nailed in circles over the drenched land, and hovered and sailed again in silence. lie had been doing that for hours, ever sineo dawn, but/ he might as well have saved himself tho troublo by tho look of it; for nothing had he killed; Ordinarily, he would have lunched off field-voles, after a broakfast of, sny, rat. However, "needs must I when the devil drives," aud, being | ravenous, ho- .was in nJ mood to ; pick and choose. - j Suddenly, from among some de jected catt...

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Institute Dances. [Newspaper Article] — Lancefield Mercury and West Bourke Agricultural Record — 22 May 1914

Institute DancoB. Last year a series of very suc cessful euchre parties and dances was held in the Lancefield Me chanics' Institute in aid of the fund for the much-needed en largement of the ante-rooms. This work is now nearing com pletion, arid will be a great im provement and convenience. A considerable sum remains to be raised to meet the cost, and to that end euchre parties and dances will be held again this Terpshicorean season; the season ticket costing jCi, and admitting to five assembles, Mr J. Harley (president of the shire) is presi dent of the committee, and Mr. J. Derrick hon. secretary. The first euchre party and dance will be held on Thursday evening, June 4.

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Coachman's Work. [Newspaper Article] — Lancefield Mercury and West Bourke Agricultural Record — 22 May 1914

Coachman's Work. A disputo had long existed in a. gentleman'# family between the cook and the coachman, about bringing the cream from'the farm for break fast. Their mi mauler one morning callcd thum both beforo him that he might; hoar r what they hart to say.: y. -The cook pleaded that tho coach manwas.lounging about the kitchen the. best part of tho morning, yet ho .-was so ill-natured that he would notfetch tho croam for her, though ho saw she hnd not n moment to . spare. ' Tho coachman said it was not Jus business. . ".Very well,'.* said the master; . 'but what do you call your busi ness?" . -'To take caro of tho hordes and clean and drive the carriage," re plied tho coachinan. '' You say right," answered the muster. J'ond Ido not expect you to do more than that {or which I pay .von ; but .this 1 insist upon-? that every morning before breakfast you get the carriage ready and drive the cook to the farmer's for cream; and I hope that you will allow that to be part of your business...

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First Come, First Served. [Newspaper Article] — Lancefield Mercury and West Bourke Agricultural Record — 22 May 1914

First Gome, First Served. Ixjrtl Charley Berosford onco lamped hurriedly ftt San Friuiciauo, or sonio other port in the St&teg, nnd was nt once asked to dinner, within an hour or two, by a.deputation of prominent mon, who w ould tako no donial. Ho appeared fit the banquet in morning dress, his hosts (ill being correctly attired, nnd commenced the spcoch of the evening by apologis ing profusely for his apparent Inck of good manners in thus appearing before them improperly dressed, but snid he would take leave to explain. Ho had confided his difficulty, ho Raid, in being nt tho clevonth hour w ithout evening clothes, to the ho tel manager, who told him that tho matter was quite easy, and that ho iiad only to start a trifle early and call in at Messrs. So-and-So, 9G3, Something Avenue, olT <1952 Street, whore ho would bo rigged out in no time: To his dismay, however, tho Bhop kcepcr expressed his regret and in ability to comply with bin request, nnd said : "Tho fact ...

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SECRETS' WEIRD EXITS. SOME CURIOUS INCIDENTS, WITH A WARNING TO THOSE WHOSE TONGUES RUN FREE. [Newspaper Article] — Lancefield Mercury and West Bourke Agricultural Record — 22 May 1914

?arn'ilw rn -? SECRETS' WEIRD EXITS. . . -r. _» SQM15 CUMOUS INCIDENTS, WITH A WARNING TO THOSE WHOSE TONGUES llUS FUEE. "Mori aro ns bad as women for gossiping in public place#," said the heart of a Billiter Street firm the other day. He was sore, and Justly so, for, owing to careless gossip, he lmrt just IohI a large sum of money. Two members of the firm, while lunching at a City restaurant, hart discussed between themselves the de tails of a big transaction in which the firm was engaged, and a third man at the next table had over heard what they were saying. Act , ittg promptly on the information,, hu had bought the shares, and net-j ted all the profit. i »A certain magnate with large in terests in South Africa, had a visit I from, his brother-in-law, who talked exrilertly of a new gold discovery. ''pon't talk so loudly," cautioned the-other, for he knew' that his ty pist was-in the next room. Hut the mischief was done. The typist . hod overheard the name of the place where the n...

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Romsey Skating Rink. [Newspaper Article] — Lancefield Mercury and West Bourke Agricultural Record — 22 May 1914

Romsey Skating Rink. The Romsey Skating Rink (was largely' attended on Saturday evening last. In addition to :speed contests an exciting turn was put on by Professor Mercer, .the .rope and lhandcuff King. 'Tied with iropes, sewn .in a chair ibag, and deposited in a box which was securely nailed, this remark able contortionist escaped free from xopes, bag and box after a .struggle which terrified a section lof -.tne audience, lasting about 3 .minutes.

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An Elderly "Jeames." SOME EXPERIENCES AND RECOLLECTIONS OF A RETIRED BUTLER. [Newspaper Article] — Lancefield Mercury and West Bourke Agricultural Record — 22 May 1914

An Elderly "Jeames." SOME EXPERIENCES', AND 11F. . COLLECT IONS OF A RETIRED BUTLER. My first situation ns butler in a very wealthy household was with a bachelor peer, and the memory of the first night I entered his ser vice nt his .London house has al ways remained with me, for he had as guests to dinner" the late King, then Prince of "Wales, Lord Roths child. the late Duke of Devonshire, and some half-dozen well-known and distinguished people. I - had served as under-hutler in some hig houses, but I had never before had complete charge of nf .mrs when such important quests were present. : and at first i was a Int nervous lest anything should go wrong ; hut \ had a. perfecUy ? .trained, SlalT under me, and every thing went off without the slightest hitch. This was the first occasion also that I had attended at a dinner nt whirh Koyalty was present, though I often did so afterword*. T only stayed a year in m,y first situation. My employer was a *md and indulgent muster, hut he was l...

Publication Title: Lancefield Mercury And West Bourke Agricultural Record
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How Kaffirs Bank. [Newspaper Article] — Lancefield Mercury and West Bourke Agricultural Record — 22 May 1914

How Kaffirs Bank. i The kafhrs of the northorn dis tricts of Cape Colony Imvc a cur ious, system of hanking. .Periodically the natives conic south to .trudc .111 >thc several' .villages ;. and-., towns in : largo numbers, . stay with the JJoers ; for* a time, then return. 1 Tntur banking' facilities ?«ri» very primitive, and consist entirely of hunks , of deposit.^ ..ulone, without 1 banks of ".discount; *or. issue; aml-i tlioy have no cheques.. JUut . still 1 they enjoy bunking, privileges,: such as Uiev are. Jroiu those who trade/ of their, own number, they select one, who for the occasion is .to be their- ban-1 ker. lie is converted into i\ banlo of deposit by .putting all the money of those whose banker he is. into a bug, and then they sully forth to the stores to; buv whatever they want. When an article is purchnscrl by any of those who are in this bank ing. arrangement, the price of the ar ticle is taken by the hanker from this deposit money-bag, counted several times, and ...

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Government Subsidies. [Newspaper Article] — Lancefield Mercury and West Bourke Agricultural Record — 22 May 1914

Government Subsidies. Che .Government^ subsidy .to, the Lancefield Mechanics' Ins .titute .thisjy.ear is £13 Os lid, and .to the Lancefield Farm and Hor ticultural Society £9 5s 2d. PonBronchUl Cough#, take ' xWoodi'iQreaC Poppcrmuot<Gur«. 1b Gd. The Liberal jire-elsation ballot' for six Senate (candidates closed; ?on Tuesday. 'The choice out. of 16 nominations .fell upon "Me's-1 srs. McColl, W. 'H. Edgar. I' Hume Cook. W. J. McLean, W.! A. Tren.with and S. Maugher. ? The Reverend F. H. King, '{or-' rnerly of 'Watsons, Saskatche wan, Canada, has been appointed .by Archbishop Clarke .to the charge of the parochial .district .of Romsey, in succession to the ;Rew," ,W. Watson Laidlay, and .will be inducted on Friday by the Rev. R. J. E. Haymen. For Chiltjies's Hacking G'oagh at Night. WoewJi1 Gr*kC Peppermint Case It 6d, A writer to the Kilmore " Ad vertiser compla'ins of the " balancing " tacties of fielders at Pyalong and other races, and urges the clubs to purge their cou...

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ON DRAWING FLOWERS WITH PEN AND INK. [Newspaper Article] — Lancefield Mercury and West Bourke Agricultural Record — 22 May 1914

ON DRAWING FLOWERS WITH PEN AND INK. Jf it bo true as the pretty conceit says, the (lowers only flourish rightly, in the gardens of those who love them it is surely none tho loss true that to draw plant forms well wo must have a true appreciation of their beauty ami poetic meaning. As a writer on this subject well savs : "We can have no thing more beautiful to draw than a flower, unless it bo a beautiful face* l-'lowers, leaves ami indeed all plant forms give us tho most perfect models we can desire, and by their infmlto va riety and aspects de mand from us keen observation if wo would succeed in in terpreting thorn aright. If we lovo flowers wo shall de light in drawing them, and as wo draw them we cannot fail, to under stand and know them better, than wo, Imvo ever done beforo/' Again, flowers have recommendations to study which other objects do- not possess. To name three only : An inexhaustible fund of subjects, and these easily attainable ; the ability TJAFFaDILS. to practice t...

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Proposed Dramatic Club. [Newspaper Article] — Lancefield Mercury and West Bourke Agricultural Record — 22 May 1914

Proposed Dramatic Club. A meeting has beea held to form a dramatic Club iin Lance .field. There .was a good atten dance. It was arranged that a club be'formed, and;several pieces' are te be "worked up." The: difficulty will ibe to find enough ,'ladies to take ;part.

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Lancefield Mercury and West Bourke Agricultural Record — 22 May 1914

Public Notices. Bargains! Bargains !! Bargains In DRAPERY. MARK FOY'S Summer ^<Fair>o JIS^NOW OPEN Ladies, Visit the Fair. i j MARK FOY'S &ANGEFIEDD DRAPERY I I ESTABLISHMENT.' RUG YOUR CATTLE By nigging your horses and cows during the cold raw wintry weather, a saving of at least 25 per cent, in the feed bill will result-this fact has been de monstrated and proved times without number. "ABERDEEN" (Horse and Cow) - Mugs - By reason of the high grade quality of materials used, the workmanship, and finish em ployed in their make-up, to gether with, the extreme sim plicity arid affectivencss of the snap-buckle, fixed-iii-a-second attachments adopted, will be found, in the long run, by far the cheapest and most satis factory nig to buy. Write for our 19H orJer.jrcttfnjr Price List - nuilc.l free for tha asking. J. BARTRAM & SON, PTY. LTD., 586, Bourke-st., Melbourne. --Corno to NICE'S UNIVERSAL STORES. LANCEFIELD. For all your REQUIREMENTS. Summer Ccstames ...

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