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AS OTHERS SEE US REFERENCE IN PARLIAMENT. A LABOR MEMBER'S VIEW OF CASTLEMAINE. "A WORN-OUT DIGGINGS." [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 2 February 1914
I AS OTHERS SEE US i REFERENCE IX PAR LI AM EXT. ! A LABOR .MEMBER'S 'VIEW OF CASTLE MAI XE. "A WORX-OUT DIGGIXG-S." In the (Legislative Assembly last ' week, two loan bills were introduced, in which Castlemaine is interested. In the Water Supply Loan Application Bill provision was made for the ex penditure. of a large sum of money in the Colibau district waterworks; the amount included the sum of £1450 for I a pipe-head reservoir at Expedition j Pass. This is to fulfil the promise of i the Commission to give Castlemaine a purer supply. The amount was not questioned in any way, and there is 'no doubt about the Bill passing through both Mouses of Parliament. This will bo good news for Castlemaine, and we understand that the worlt is already in progress. "With reference to the Railway Loan Application Bill, last week's Hansard shows that there was considerable discussion ou the meas ure, and that Mr Hannah, a prominent member of. the Labor Party, and an Honorary Minister in the late E...
CORRESPONDENCE OUR STREET TREES. [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 2 February 1914
CORRESPONDENCE OUR STREET TREES. Sir,—After an absence of a few months, I returned to Castlemaine last week. Resuming my favorite walks round the pretty little town, I was forcibly struck with, the withered appearance of so many of our beautiful street trees. Take for instance, Market Square, the very heart of the town. On the east side of the Market two trees are looking very jaded ami neglect ed, one on the footpath, the other in the reserve. On the opposite side the tree on the footpath, is beautifully green and healthy, and throws a magnificent shade under which weary people tired of shop ping are glad to rest on one"- of the seats so much appreciated, further along, the Square at the corner is another beautiful tree overshadowing the Patterson Me morial fountain. Passing into the reserve, almost opposite the Nat ional Bank are two trees so wither-i ed and neglected-looking that their recovery is doubtful unless attend ed to at once. On the south side of the reserve, near the II...
C.U.C.C. V. B.U.C.C. [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 2 February 1914
C.U.C.C. V. B.UjC.C." Teams representing Castlemaine and Bendigo, played on the Camp Re serve, 'the game resulting in a win for Bendigo by., S3. runs." . The visitors were enter'taiued at tlie 'Coftee' Palace5 prior to ■the match. The scores are :— . c.u.c.c. Iredale, b Thorpe 20 iShelton, c Gould, b Thorpe .. .. 5 Dunn, b Thorpe .. 11 McNeel, c Glen, b Mackay .. .. 24 Freeman, Hnv, b iMackay .. .. 15 McDonald, b Thorpe 1 Thompson, c Hall, 'b Thorpe .... 0 Spowart, lbw., b Mackay .. .. 0 Sutherland, stp Gould, 1) Thorpe 11 Barnes, b Mackay 1 O'Sullivan, not out 0 ■Sundry .. .... .. 1 Total . .. .. 39 Bowling 'Mackay, 1 for 33; Thor pe, 6 for 36; Lethlean, 0-for 18. B.U.'C.'C. H. Glen, b "Shelton 25 Stephens, c McNeel, b Barnes .. 3 Cole, c Iredale, b Barnes .. .. 61 Thorpe, not out. 42 Hy. Glen, 'b Shelton 9 Hall, b Shelton 1 Lethlean, c McNeel, b Shelton .. 0 Gould, c Iredale, b (Barnes .. .. 3 Mackay, lbw., b McNeel .. . . .. 27 A. Mackay, b &lt;McNeel 0 Sundry ...... .. 1...
COLLISION AT BENDIGO TRUCKS RUSH INTO STOP BLOCK. RAILWAY PROPERTY DAMAGED. BENDIGO, Saturday. [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 2 February 1914
COLLISION AT BEND1GO imUCKS rush into stop block. railway property damaged. bendicro, Saturday. While shunting operations were in progress at Bendigo goods yard, this morning, a guard's van was badly damaged, about 3 yaxds of the permanent way were torn up, and a stop block was destroyed. A train had pulled out of lie sta tion, leaving some trucks to be un loaded in the siding' that gpes through the goods shed. Ad ditional trucks were then shunted up to the stationary ones, and, owing to the brakes not , being down, they dashed into the stop ♦block with great force* The guard's van rose several feet off the rails, but it regained the metals. If the truck had gone a few feet further it would have cap sized. Prompt action on the part of the shunters in applying the brakes prevented this. The axle of the guard's van was broken, and the grease boxes were torn off.
CASTLEMAINE V. MARYBOROUGH. NEXT SATURDAY'S MATCH. [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 2 February 1914
CASTLEMAIXE V. MARYBOROUGH. NEXT SATURDAY'S -MATCH. 'Next Saturday a match will be play sd 011 the'Camp-Reserve between teams from the Castlemaine and Maryboro ugh Associations, and as the latter have twice defeated Ballarat this sea son, it must' be a strong eleven, and our players appear to be up against a tough proposition, and a good at tendance of the public may be expec ted. - The Castlemaine Association team was selected on Saturday evening," as follows :—Ellis, Ferriman, Hibbert CMaldou), G. Hill, D. Norris (Barker's Creek), J. Xorris, Burns (Foundry), R. 'Hillr Pritcha'rd, See'leiimeyer, R. Warren (Harcourt), Iredale, TV. Free man (Castlemaine). The final selec tion will be made on the day of the match.
CASTLEMAINE TECHNICAL SCHOOL WAHT IS TAUGHT THERE. A VALUABLE INSTITUTION. INTIMATION TO PARENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 2 February 1914
OASTLEMAINE TECHNICAL SCHOOL aviiiat is taught there. a valuable institution. intimation to parents. The Castlemaine Technical Sciioo, has been in existence ior over -• years, and during that period some thousands of students have attend ed from all parts of the . district, as well as from various parts 01 the Commonwealth, and at the pre sent time a great number ol these students hold, good positions with salaries from £100 to £500 per annum. To give the public an idea o; the class of work taught- at the School, and also the nature of the positions held by some of these students, the following is a list o> the most important Analytical chemists, assayers, metallurgists, cyanide managers, battery man agers, mine managers, surveyors, architects, municipal, marine, electrical and mechanical en gineers, artists, house decor ators and designers, engineer ing and surveying draftsmen, and various commercial and industrial positions. For the past 18 months the School Council has been wo...
MAJOR MITCHELL MEMORIAL MEETING OF SUB-COMMITTEE. A PROGRESS REPORT. HOW TO RAISE THE MONEY. [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 2 February 1914
MAJOR MITCHELL MEMORIAL 4 MEETING OF SUB-COMMITTEE. A PROGRESS REPORT. HOW TO RAISE THE MONEY. At the last meeting- of the Major Mitchell Memorial Committee, a sub-committee, consisting of the Mayor (Cr. Cornish.), Colonel Field, Rev. Meuzies, and Mr Cr. Burleigh, was appointed to deal with .details and report to a subsequent meet ing. The Secretary was instructed to write to the Plater Supply De partment -for permission to place the memorial on the chosen site, and Colonel' Field and Rev. Meuzies suggested that circulars lie sent out to prominent men and public bodies asking for financial assist ance. Colonel Field kindly arrang ed to have these typed and the sujbV committee adjourned to a date to be fixed. On Thursday night progress was reported at i'he sub-committee meet ing as follows The Water Supply Department raises no objection to the erection of a memorial on the chosen site, but accepts no respon sibility for it. Very few replies ' to the circulars have come to hand so far...
ENTERTAINMENTS ROYAL HALL PICTURES. TO-NIGHT'S PROGRAMME. [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 2 February 1914
ENTERTAINMENTS 1 ROY'A.L -HALL PICTURES. TO-NIGHT'S PROGRAMME. The chief Mem in to-niglvt's pro gramme at the 'Royal Hall is A Hero Among i.Men, 2000ft in lengi.li, depict ing a rescue scene at a sensational fire. Another drama, well worth the price of admission, is The Black Beauy. It tells of an attempt "stick up" a train carrying a valuable shipment of gold, -and how it was de feated by a young girl, assisted toy her favorit« horse. The False Friend is the title of another drama of quite a different kind, being a man's devotion through weary years of waiting. The remainder of the programme is well t diversified, as usrml. The full programme is :—The Fatal Hour (comic). The False Friend( dra ma, 1000ft), From Chemonex to Mene (scenic), Williamson's News (topical). Buvierfly, the Jealous One (comedy drama, 1000ft). Second part. :— Black Beauty (drama, 1000ft). Hero Among Men (star drama, 2000ft), The ■>Ian 'Next Door (comic).
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 2 February 1914
WHOOPING COUGH. "My little boy had whooping cough very badly," says Mrs. A. Henderson, The People's Store, 47 Elgen Road, Mornington, N.Z. "I tried several cough medicines without any of them doing him any good, then I tried Chamberlain's Cough Remedy and he got immediate relief. Since then I have always kept a bottle of this won derful medicine by me and recommend it to everyone." Sold by Geo. Clark and Son, Wholesale Distributors. Determination otf the part ,of Christina Washusen, domestic ser vant, of Elgin street, Hawthorn, foiled -a bag"-su a teller. She was walking: along- Barker's road, Kew, about 9 o'clock. Two men follow ed, lier, and one: seized her . hand "basf. She clunigr to the reticule and screamed lustily. The thief took fright, and, revising, his hold, ran towards Kew. "I am subject -to bowel troubles, which cause pain and inconvenience," writes Mr. Alfred Wane, 185 Auburn Road, Auburn, Vic., "but two doses of Chamberlain's Colic and Diarrhoea Re medy give immediate...
B. GRADE. CASTLEMAINE V. GUILDFORD. [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 2 February 1914
B. GRADE. CASTLE-MAINE V. GUILDFORD. Casriemaine, on the previous Satur day had been disposed of for 17S, and Guiidford had lost 2 wickets for 35. The latter's innings closed for 90. C-as riemaine knocked up 100 with the loss of one wicket in their second innings. G. D. .McLean played a nice innings for 60 no: out. The innings was then de clared closed, and Guildford in their second attempt could -not wipe out the deficiency, their total being S5, P. Delmenico playing a sterling game for 36. The details are :— CASTLEMAIXE. First innings .. ,. 17S Second Innings. F. House, e, b D. Winke'lmann .. 30 G. D. .McLean, not out 60 L. Freeman, not out 8 Sundries .. 2 Total for 1 wicket (Innings declared closed). GUILDFORD. First Innings. M. Delmenico, ;b F. House : €. Barrassi, not out ; G. "Welsh, b F. Harris [ AV. Baker, c Bragge, b P. House rH. Vi'inkelmann, b Harris .. | A. Cleaves, h Delmenico : P. Delmenico. b F. House , I; F. House .. -; DurxStan, stp., b Burns .. |F. Stewart, c and b...
SPORTING NEWS CRICKET. SATURDAY'S MATCHES. DISTRICT COMPETITIONS. A. GRADE. FOUNDRY V. HARCOURT. [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 2 February 1914
SPORTING NEWS 1— " " ■" CBICEET. SATURDAY'S MATCHES. DISTRICT COMPETITIONS. A. GRADE. FOUNDRY V. HARCOURT. 201 This match was concluded at court and was won 'by the home by the narrow- majority of 17 ifianks to the fine batting of &lt;R. reu (&lt;4), ■Seelentneyer (47, not and E. Pritchard, 41. Tlie details are :— FOUNDRY. First innings .. HARCOUKT. S Wavveu, c Pritchard, b Bums C. Hffi, cT« Peeler, b F. Peeler Rash, 1) Peeler ■ • • • . C Warren, run out .. .. . ' e' Priichard, b Burns K.'iHill. i) Burns .. .. .. . ,]l .-Warren, c Stewart, -b Xorris . Seeienmeyer, not out M. .McLean, b Xorris ., .. . Douglas, e .Walker, b Xorris j. Warren, absent • Sundries Total Bowiin .. 219 -Burns, 3 for -68; F. Peel er, 2 for 69; L. Pritchard, 0 for 23; Walker, 0 for 21; V. Peeler, 0 for 14; Xorris, 3 tor 21.
FOUNDRY ASSOCIATION. ENGINEERS V. MOULDERS. ENGINEERS. First Innings. [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 2 February 1914
f°l:xdry association. Engineers v. moulders. ENGINEERS. First Innings. • >1 Ci. luiisilgs. wnos, b Carroll sfHextQii, b Muirhead jpldc-r, stp., b Muirhead • • iArbucklo, b Allan - • • • SShaw, c, n "Muirhead onovaa, u Allan |Gra.ii, 1) iMuirlwad ■ • - • l^gglestone, sip., b Muirhead ICrawford, stp.. b "Muirhead .. P'wean, b Miller .. •• |Anderson, not out Sundries .. . • Total MOULDERS. . First Inuings. E. driller, c, 'T> Calder .. .. .. 11 'H. North, b Calder .. .. .. 12 J. Allen, b Anderson .. .... 5 P. Muirliead, b Calder 7 J. 'Dawson, b Anderson .... 4 J. iMalcolm, b Anderson ... .. 0 H. Carroll, b Anderson 8 | P. Davidson, 1) Anderson .. .. 0 | R. 'Davidson, b Anderson .. .. 0 ■W. Nieliol, c, b Calder 4 : W. Dawson, not out 1 j -Sundries 2 I Total • 54 Bowling :—Anderson, 6 for 26; Cal j der, 4 for 26.
MUCKLEFORD V. BARKER'S CREEK [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 2 February 1914
pJIUCKLEFORD V. BARKER'S CREEK Barker's Creek won by an innings I'aad 55 runs, and during the day each |member of the winning team wore a 1 black band on his arm as a mark of |respect to the iaie W. McKindley, who |was a prominent member of -the club. „ /Muckk-ford had been disposed of on n'ne previous Saturday for 168. T3arK fer's Creek replied with 30S, C. Xorris ";(>>) playing: a splendid game. Muckle |ford, who had only seven men avail able, made 33 in their second innings. The scores are :— MUCKLEFORD. Firs: innings .. .. 16S __ Second I-mun^s. |J. Coaroy, stp., b Dilworth .. .. 12 |Pascoe, run our 1 |Farrell, b Goble 1 i'P' Coaroy, aot out 15 c.'b Gobie 0 tDo:dge. s:p.. b Goble .. .. - - 4 '^ch, c. i> Dilworth Sundries To; a! 45 Bowling-—Dilworth. 2 for 13; Goble, for n. BARKER'S CREEK. First Innings, urue, e, b Hal ton 7 b Bogie !"-^onn, c, b Pascoe Ti b Doidge §£ *v alters, run out IX-.f-rris, c, b » ibv, ll'^. c, b Bode . ^ Pascoe |^nes, a Pascoe . r,0l 0,Jt | Sunf...
POSTAL TIME TABLE. [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 2 February 1914
POSTAL TIME TABLE. Avoca, clones 9.45 a.m. ; arrives a; Castlemaine, 7.39 p.m., Tues., Thurs.. Sats. Ballarat, closes 9.45 a.m. ; arrives 12.30 p.m. Bealiba, defies 9.45, a.m., Hon., Wed. Pri. ; arrives 7.30 p.m., Man., Wed.. Fri. Barker's Creek, closes 6.30 a.m. J arrives 7.30 a.m. Bendigo, clober 9.45 a.m., 3.30 p.m„ ami 8.45 p.m. ; arrives 7.25 a.m., 1 p.m., 8 p.m. Campbell's Creek, o.30- a.m., 3.30 p.m. ; arrives 11.30 a.m. Carisbrook, closes 9.46 a.m.} arrives 7.30 p.m. Clunes, closes 9.46 a.m. 5 arrives 7.30 p.m. Cliewton, closes 6.30 a.m., 12.15 p.m., and 3.30 p.m. ; arrives 11.30 a.m., 7.16 p.m. Down Travelling V.O., 14, closes 9.45 a.m., 3.30, and S.45 p.m. (Echuca and intermediate places) ; arrives 1 p.m. and 8 p.m. n»nolly, closes 9.45 a.m., 3.30 p.m.; arrives 12.30 p.m., and 7.30 p.m. Fryerstown, close3 6.30 a.m., 3.30 p.m. ; arrives 1L a.m., 7.15 p.m. Gowar, closes 10.20 a.m.; arrives 3.30 p.m. ! Guildford, closes 8.30 a.m., and 9.45 a.m.; arrives 12.30 p.m. and 7.30 p....
BUSINESS NOTICES. [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 2 February 1914
BUSINESS NOTICES, "Digger Brand" jams, canned fruits and tomato sauce have ac hieved by uniform excellence of qualitv, so deservedly high a re putation that the public demand has been an ever increasing one. Hence there is no need to attempt to stimulate the sale by the arts of the advertisement writer. 'As a proof of public appreciation the Bendioro Fruitgrowers' Society, the manufacturers of the •''Digger liraml" conserves, has just con cluded another most successful half year's business, and1 the whole re sult shows conclusively that the n&lt;irthern districts of Victoria cau not only produce delicious fruits, 'but can also translate them into the exquisite articles known as the Beuxligoi "Digger Brand" products.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 2 February 1914
NEW YEAR, 1914 Fancy Goods, Station ery, Xmas Presents, Post Cards, Castle malne Views, etc. 1. & M. Vale Have just opened up a Large Stock of Christmas Goods, embracing amongst other novelties— Perfnmery, Wallets, Handbags, Purses, Leather Goods, Ladies' Companions. AUTOGRAPH and POST CARD ALBUMS. CHINA WARE and GLASSWARE. THE QUALITY IS THE BEST. ffE ARE IN A POSITION TO OFFER OUR GOODS AT PRICES THAT MUST APPEAL TO THE TlIltlFTY. SPECIAL EFFORTS MADE TO PLEASE THE CHILDREN. E. and M. VALE.. E. and M. VALE MARKET SQUARE, CASTLEMAINE. Mamma's going to wash me WITH Baby's chief charm lies in his soft and lovely skin. To acquire that purity and delicacy of skin health use Rexona Skin and Facial Soap. Washing with Rexona .Soap first takes away all impurity and dirt, then softens the skin'cells and acts as a tonic upon tlio cuticle, so that the elasticity is strengthened, and the result gives the soft bloom of health that wo see in early youth. Nothing so promotes and main tain...
THE Mount Alexander Mail MONDAY, FEBRUARY 2, 1914. ITEMS OF NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 2 February 1914
THE gltfUtti gteanflw gvsil .MONDAY, FEBRUARY 2, 191-1. ITEMS Of NEWS. | rt: I-n the Courthouse -at lour o'clock this afternoon the J adjourned inquiry into the death of Herbert William Parkin son-, who died suddenly in. a train 011 the night of Tuesday, 2'2nd ult., will lie resumed. The report of the Government Analyst on the organs from deceased's body will be read. The monthly entertainment pro vided by the local Total Abstin ence Society takes place in the Mechanics' Hall to-night,, when the usual enjoyable programme will be presented. The address will he ciyen by Rev. L. H. Field, Baptist minister from Tasmania, who has the reputation of being; a very con vincing speaker. The local High School will resume to-morrow after the Christmas va cation. The Principal (Mr Errey) will be at the school to-day for the purpose of interviewing intending students. The second prize in connection with the Charities' Carnival Art l'nion, lias not yet been claimed. This prize is a Red Bird bicycl...
FACTS AND FANCIES. Queer Facts about Colours. [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 2 February 1914
j i'ACTS AND FANCIES, Queer Facts about Colours. Experiments have been made to de termine what colour in a soldier's uni form is the least conspicuous to r,:; enemy. Of ten men, two were dressed in iigiit grey uniform, two in dark grey, two in green, two in dark blue, and two in scarlet. All were then or dered to march off, while a group ci officers remained watching them. The first to disappear in the landscape was the light grey, and next, surprising as it may seem, tho scarlet. Then fol lowed the dark grey, while "the dark blue and the green remained visible, long after all the others had disap peared. Experiments in firing at blue and red targets proved that blue could be more easily seen at a distance than red.