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BALLARAT WHOLESALE CATTLE MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 25 July 1914
DALLAlfAT WUOI.KSALE CATTL13 .MARKET. Fat oaltle: 1 "> 1 lu-.id came to hand for (■i-day's -all', I'll 11 v one-half living good to prime quality, balance useful sorts. Tile attendance of bueyis was a full one, and compel itiun generally «'as brisk. Hiwt pens sold at slightly higher values, whilst other descriptions made quite Into rates. Quotations:—i'rime pons bullocks ,E15 to .£17; extra, to .l'18/17/G; good pens bul locks, .£12/10/ to -£11; medium. .19 to J-'iO 10/; beet cows, to .£13/10/. Averages: — Air Don Kead. Melrose, Ueeac, 1U bullocks, ; .£17,'12 ; Mr T. Robinson, Muyne Falls, 20 bullocks, £11/9,8; Mr Iv. (.&lt;. Austin, Horriyallock. Skipton, 17 bullocks .£12/7/, 10 tows .£8/15,3: -Mr . Head, Melrose, I I5wac, 10 bullocks, .£12;&lt;>/9; Mr C. W. Sc well, Kimioocheang, G bullocks, .£10/5/. Calves: lit [KMiued, best forward milling ki .£5/12;t>. Sheep: 2S11 penned for to day's sale, only a small supply being priiuo quality, balance good to medium ...
WOMAN'S WORLD. OLD MOTHERS. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 25 July 1914
WOMAN'S WORLD. OLD MOTHERS. I io-.v old mothers—mothers with white liair, Ami kindly..eyes, and lips grown softly sweet With murmured blessings over sleep ing babes. There is something in their quiet grace That speaks the calm oC Sabbath afternoons; A knowledge in their deep unfaltering eyes That far outreaches all philosophy. Time, with caressing - touch, about them weaves The silver-threaded fairy shawl of age, While all -the( echoes of forgotten songs ^Seem. joined to lend a sweetness, to tl^eir speech. Old mothers!—as they pass with slow-timed step, Their trembling hands cling gently to youth's strentgh; Sweet mothers! as they pass, one sees again Old garden uv.lks, old roses, add old "" loves.
SMYTHESDALE. POLICE COURT. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 25 July 1914
SMYTIIE8D4LE. POLICE COURT. At Tuesday's sitting of the local court Messrs S. J. Goldsmith, P.M., D. M. Ais bett, S. Statton, M. M'Menamin, and P. Dalton, Js.P., occupied the bench. Croed Bros, proceoded against John TrafTord for £2 11a 7d, alleged to be duo for goods sold and delivered. After hearing evi dence the bonch gavo judgment in favor ol tho dofondant with costs. John M'Donald, motor drivor, was charged by Constablo Youdan with having driven a motor car recklcssly on a public highway. The case occupied some time, and was eventually dismissed. CEMETEKY TRUSTEES. The quarieily meeting of the trustees of the Cemetery was held on Tuesday evening; Mr M. D. M'Menamin presiding. Correspon dence.—Fiorn Mr J. Chatham, M.P., relative to the grant for fencing ap plication.—From Ballarat Gas C mi panyr stating that oxide of iron is now available, llepprts.—The sex ton's quarterly report showed • thai there had been nine interments and three exhumations, and the total amount of fees col...
THE HOUSEHOLD. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 25 July 1914
THE HOUSEHOLD, Smali Rolls of .\i lit:';n. --f'ut. .some underdone or r::w mutton into pieces about tljroc inches long by one inch and a half wide, without fat. Season Willi pepper and salt, and put a few capers on eaei. then roll ttp and put on skewer:;. Place in the oven 011 a baking-dish, with .iust enough water to cover, anil hake for about an hour. Slip the rolls oft the skewers, and servo wiili caper sau.e and mash ed potatoes. A German Potato Recipe.—Grate or mince fine four large potatoes, add two eggs, a little salt, a small handful of Hour, and one-fourth of a pint of water pr broth, stir well, and fry till done in very hot fat, browning well. Sometimes chopped onions are mkl •ed, with bits oT bacon, and the whole is acidulated with vinegar before serv-> iug. Jiaked Marmalade Pudding.—fill a breakfast-cup with line breadcrumbs, turn them into a basin, and add gra dually as niucli cold milk or thin cream as-^hey will absorb. Work a piece of-butter the size of an egg with...
It Is Said. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 25 July 1914
il Is Said. That the Berringa Progress Committoe meets on Tuesday evening next, when several important matters are to bo brought forward for consideration. That the Pitfield and Cape Clear Cours ing Club are talking about running two stakes at their next mooting. That Mr M'Caffery's dog won for him a nice pot of money at a recent coursing meeting. That candidates for the Ballarat Fod eral seat are giving this district a turn. Mr M'Grath has been on the war path addressing two or three meetings nightly, and will speak at Rokewood to-night. Mr Coidham speaks at Rokewood on the 5th, and at Dereel on Gth August. That the whole countryside is going to pay a visit to Teesdale to-day, whero the lootball premiership match between In verleigh and Bannockburn is to bo set tled. That Mrs Tanner and Miss Rono Stan brook, A.C.T.L., are to sing and play the accompaniments at the Balmoral Show concert on August 12th. That President Lees, of Leighshire Council, is following the good example set by ...
KEEP FAITH WITH THE CHILDREN. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 25 July 1914
' kee» faith with the children. - Many :i woman who would not think of lightly breaking a promise made to a grown-up person is utterly i careless about keeping, her word with | her children. She promises whatever is convenient at the moment, and ap parently thinks that the breaking.or keeping of those promises is a matter in which she can please herself, arid that her children have no right to con sider themselves aggrieved if she does not do so. A mother who acts thus does her children grievous harm. Sho forgets that the sense oC justice is strong in quite a little child, and that it. is nat ural and reasonable that lie should cxpect his parents to be as good as their word, and to fulfil their promi ses, even at the cost of convenience. Promises should not be lightly broken, and the parent who is guilty of this soon loses her Children's confidence, which is one of the sweetest things which our little ones can give us. When boys .and girls learn to doubt their parents' truthfulness ...
CYCLING. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 25 July 1914
CYCLING. Paul Guignard, the crack French pace folio .ver, is stated to be one of the wealthiest racing cyclists in the world. Guignard, who hag h> Id the world's paced hour record (0*15 miles 255 yards) since 1901), h 40 years of age, and is now riding as good as ever. He is reported to here saved over £30,000 from his winningB and big retaining fees. The only other racing cyclist who has earned any thing like this amount from racing, is Frank Iv>ainer, the American apeed king, who has been practical ly invincible in America for over a decade. For Bronchial Coughs take Woods' Great Peppermint Cure, Is 6d
He Had Often Heard of Him. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 25 July 1914
I He Had Often Heard of Him. It \v;is a contested will case, and one of the witnesses, in the course of giving his evidence, described the testator minutely. "Now, sir," said the counsel for the defence. "I suppose we may take it, from the flattering description you have given of the testator, his good points, and his personal appearance generally, that you were intimately acquainted with him?" "Him!" exclaimed the witness. "He was no acquaintance of mine!" "Indeed! Well, then, you must have observed him very carefully whenever you saw him?" pursued counsel. "I never saw him iii my life," was the reply. This prevarication, as counsel thought it, was too much, and he said: "Now, now, don't trifle with the court, please! How, 1 ask you, could you, in the name of goodness, de scribe him so mill itely if you never saw liini or never knew him?" "Well," repl>d the witness, and the smile which overspread his features extended to the faces of those in court, "you sec, I married his widow...
ROKEWOOD GUN CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 25 July 1914
ROKEWOOD GUN CLUB. Alargennmbt-r-if slf>nf°rn attend ed at the Rokewood Gnn Club meet ing, held on datnrday. A teams' match, seven m°n a side, between the Cape Clear and the Rokewood Clubs evoked keen interest. The conditions w»»re tha'the losing team had to provide a dinner, After a good contest R ikewood team won by one bird. " Willie," Cape Clear, won the sweepstake, having 15 kills to his credit. The handicap, for which there wrre 'S double nomina tions, provided some good shooting. R. Cotton and S. Commons divided Grst and s»eond viz0" with 'J kills each, and J. Thor iton and J. Coll yer divided third prizes with S kills each. The Amatenr Staked was won •■ight out by Mr W. Collyer, and sweepstakeB were won by " Tom my," •' Willie," N. M'Callutn, J. Rigby, T. Ward, P. Jolly, W. Chat ham, G. H. A. Scanbrook. For Chronic CheBt Complaints, Woods'Great Peppermint Cure, Is 6d
PATTERN FOR INFANT'S CLOAK. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 25 July 1914
PATTERN FOR INFANT'S CLOAK. This illustration shows an infant's cloak made of cashmere and scallop ed and embroidered with silk. &lt; It would also look well made of silk, de laine or line cloth. It represents "ISvorylady's Journal" pattern No. 1, ! and is cut in one size only—for an infant. This pattern may be bought for nincpcncc from local pattern agent, or will he sent post free to any ad-, dross if nineponce in stamps is sent to Dept. A, "Evorylady's Journal," ;>,7i; Swanston-slreet, Melbourne. State number of pattern required. If a pen ny stamp is sent to above address, a &lt;lS-pase catalogue will be sent to any reader who writes, "Send free cata i logtie."
COURSING. PITFIELD AND CAPE CLEAR CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 25 July 1914
COURSING. TITFIELD .AND CAPE CLEAR CLTlli. 'file second meeting of tlie above club was hold on Saturday at Glenfino under favorable weather conditions. There was a large attendance of owners and specta tors, and the coursing was run off in good time. The meeting was a 12 nil-aged ono &lt;if .1:1/10/ each; winner. £11; nmnor-up, ,t3;10/; third, .ill,1(1/. The judge (Mr C\ Wilding) gavo every satisfaetion in hie de cisions; and the slipper (Mr W. Kennedy) performed Jiis [Kirt well. The secretary (Mr T. llayden) and other officers carried nut their duties in a very satisfactory manner. The results weno: — First round: ('. Briant'e Merry Mo ments beat O'Doiniell's Magic Jtod; C. M'Cusber's 1-ady Laird boat A. Ebbel's Molly .Murphy; M. Cunningham's Loo boat A. Smith's Hlne Iliwt; P. Donovan's .Stringed Music lieat A. Smith's Call On Nell j 1!. 1 lainl's Gibson Hoy beat L. Hewitt's Galloping Glory: 1*. l'ig^ott's Kespite heat 1'. Donovan's My Laddie. First ties: Merry Moments beat...
CHAPTER XXI. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 25 July 1914
CHAPTER XXI. The commotion at Castle O Doyle when Sheila did not appear can be better imagined than described. Dear ma expected her at the end of an hour, but knowing Sheila's passion for walking, took no notice until two and even three hours had gone by. Then she gave the alarm and the entire family, including Nanny and the ser vants, got into a state of uproar. As to The O'Doyle, his voice sounded all over the great house. Every man, wo man and child was sent to search for Miss Danvers, and The O'Doyle aid ed in the hunt, but there was no sign of the missing girl. The O'Doyle had the Irishman's irascible temper, and scolded everyone who came near him. Dearma, however, managed to a cer tain ' extent to calm him. "Sheila Is the last girl in the world," she said, "to fall into the river, or sink into a bog, and who on earth would ste 1 her, daddy, for Bhe > left her purse with me before ehe / went out, and Las,-. ] lcnow, not a half penny on her person—nor any ornitia monts either...
GREATER THAN GOLD CHAPTER X.—Continued. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 25 July 1914
GREATER THAN GOLD By L. T. MEADE, Author oC "The Soul of Margaret Raud," etc. Published by arrangement with Ward, Lock and Co., London & Melbourne. All Rights' Reserved. CHAPTER X -—Continued. .Meanwhile, the young man took lit tle or 110 notice of his mother's agita tion. He consoled himself with copi ous (i aughts of whisky and soda, un til .Mrs. llellairs rose from her seat and put her hand 011 the bottle. "What nre yoti doing, mother?" asked Halph, now in that stage of sonii-dnnilcenness when he had little j or 110 control over himself. "You arc drinking too much, Ralph," said Mrs, Bellairs. "When you lived with us at Sunnyside you never touched anything except claret, but now "Yes, mother, now " ejaculated the youth. put the bottle away," said. Airs. 'iiefiairs.'."."Dd~yotrttiInk. you ai¥' a lit husband for a beautiful, delicate, high-minded girl like Sheila Danvers, if you drink as you have done to night in my presence?" "I believe I'm good enough for any- I body," sai...
INVENTIONS BY ACCIDENT. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 25 July 1914
INVENTIONS BY ACCIDENT. Many important inventions were merely the result of accident. An al chemist, experimenting in earths for the making of crucibles, found that he had invented porcelain. A watchmaker's apprentice, holding n spectacle-glass between his thumb and forefinger, noticed that through it the neighboring buildings appeared larger, and thus he discovered the adaptability of the lens to the tele scope. A Nuremberg glass-cutter by acci dent one day dropped a little aqua fortis upon his spectacles. He found that it corroded and softened the glass, and he conceived the idea of etching. He drew figures upon the glass with varnish, applied the fluid, and cut away the glass about the drawing. When he removed the var l nish the figures appeared, raised on a dark ground. The process of whitening sugar was never known until a hen walk ed through a clay-puddle and then strayed through a sugar-house. Her tracks were left in the piles of sugar, and when it was noticed that the spots ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 25 July 1914
Miiiinn* Notices. Birthday tunnel, co.. No Lia bility, lierrinuii.— NOTICE.—The Ordinary General MEETING- of Share holders in the abovinamed company will t o held at Craip's Koyid Hotel, Lydiard street Ballarat, on Friday, the iilst day of July, 11114, at 12.45 p.m. Business. To receive reports anil financial state ments. To elect three Directors for twclvo months. To elcct one Director for six months. To elect two Auditors for six mouthi. W. M, ACHKSON, Manager. 38 Lydiaru street south Ballarat. July 20th, 11)14 N.li.—Transfer hooks will close on Fri day, tho 24th instant, until after t! b meeting. Proxies intended to bo nsed at this meeting must he lodged at the Company a office at least seven clear days before the lime appointed for hold ing the meeting. Itiisiness Notices. _ B Q E ESgBSasBia^i S3 H E BS1BJH DOB Geo. Smith's SPECIAL SEEDS. GIANT Asters, Stocks, l'ansies, ami all I'lower ami Vegetable Seeds. My Hardy cold climate KKUIT T1IEKS, Rose Plant-, Shrubs, etc., grow vigor...
It Is Said. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 1 August 1914
ii is Sam. That splendid raiiiB have fallftti over the district. Farmers are now happy ir> anticipation of a great har vest. That the CresBj Horticultural Show is going to be a .great affair this year. President D. H. Gibson is making things hnno. That Constable M. Crimmins has been appointed in charge of the SmytheBdale police station, and ex pects to take op his new duties in a few days. Constable Jones, of Bun garee, will succeed Constable Crim mins at Berringa. That the Cipe Clear and Pitfield Coursing Clnl> hold their next meet ing at Naringbal on Saturday, Aug ust 22nd. .
SCHOOL BOYS' MATCH. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 1 August 1914
SCHOOL BOYS' MATCH. A football match between sides represenlipg Berringa v Ulabarook and Rokt-wood J unci inn combiued was played on tbe Berringa Recrea tion Reserve on Saturday in beauti ful weather. Tbe vieiiors ,were han dicapped considerably by not being able to hring a foil team. They took tbe fit 1J with nine men, and although from tbe bounce it /waft seen that the result was in favor'of the home team, they put up a good fight against odds. The result was • an easy win for Berringa, the scores standing: Berringa, 10 goals f> be • hinds; Illabarook and Rokewood ! Junction1, 2 goals 5 behinds. The visitors were captained by fL Rich . arde, and the home team by H. Reitze. Goal-kickers for winner^,, Reitze 4, O'Donnell 3, Gliffotd.' '2,'| Williams 1; and for losers, Rizzoli, Richards. The game was umpired satisfactorily. For Berringa^iRoitze;" 'O'Donnell, Clifford;' Williams, and Daly played -well. [ TheVhonoi# pf the visitors were evenly divided.
BERRINGA V. LINTON. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 1 August 1914
BERRINGA V. LINTON. Linton scored a decisive victory j over Berringa on Satnrday after noon, when a very exciting match j took place on tbe gronnd of the for j iner. Beautiful snnny weather fav I ored the game and there was a good crowd of spectators. The win gives Linton a substantial lead, and ^les sens the excitement for the premier ship. The visitors seemed to be1 somewhat asleep nntil tbei last qttpp--. ter, when they put tip a splendid finish ; but the dash came too late as the game was mostly one-sided uhtilthen, their opponents gaining a big lead.. Linton was captained by, Sandow and Beiringa by H&yea&lt; From the bonnce of the ball the pjay was in the 'home team's faVOr n'piil the last quarter, when a transference, 'occurred. R. Hill was responsible foi Linton's fiiat two goals, the other, two being kicked by B. Hill and J; i Glover. Berringa snapped their two j goals through the agency,, .'of " Butcher" O'Brien and Hayes. Every man on the winning side playe...
Rokewood, Pitfield, and Berringa miners. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 1 August 1914
tinmen, pj'tiiem, ana eer liQP ininets. The half-yearly general meeting ' «f members of the abbve branch was on Thursdisy evening in O'Far Tell'a Ha'l. There was only a mod erate auenilanc?, and Mr A. Shaw "was voied to the chair. , The chairmsa read the officers' repoi. aB follows "Very satisfac -tory progress has been made by the branch dnring the past half-year. "With rcg^nl t*> the mines tlu^ Wil liam's Farcy is in a very healthy. po?jt*on; >he iJirthday Tunnel has been carrying on most effective prospecting work?, and there is every appearance of something of importance being shortly located in the southern workings of the ihine ; and the New Jubilee, the S^arsdale -Gold Mine, and the Golden Reefs •are all carrying on work of !an en •couraging character. As usual, the most amicable relations have existed between the various mine manage ments and the bianch. .Due to the keen interest taken, by your officers in the financial welfare of the branch ■the past half-year has clo...