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BENALLA WATER SUPPLY. Water for only 1½ Hours a Day. [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 16 February 1915
8ENALLA WATEK SUPPLY. Water for only 1i Hours a Day. The continued absence of rain in any quantity is a matter of grave con cern, nnd renders tbe ujatter of tho Bonaila vaster eupply and the pooition of'maiiy I'esidents ori tho ' fiver "verj1 critical. The Broken river is dry for miles, except for occasional large holes. In the jjima creeks there is stjll a ljt* tie water, but Holland's f)nd Rynfi'g creeks have ceaspd to run, and eyen many of the holes hove dried up, There ib no water coming down, ex cept what is stmt by artificial means. It was thorefore decided to further re strict tho use of water to an hour and a half per day, and starting from this week, water will be ouly be turned into tbo main betweou 7 a.m irncl Q 30 a.m.
VIOLET TOWN RACES. TO-MORROW'S MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 16 February 1915
VIOLET TOWN RACES. TO-MORROW'S MEETING. Ths committee of the local r«oo club anticipate! that, despite the general depression, the annual meeting to be held to-morrow will prove as successfnl as usual. The local business places will closo at 12 o'clock, and the racing will eomminoe at 1.30. Though the entries ara not so largo as last year's, it is ex peoted that there will be better fields, bb all the horses entered are about the district. The local horse, Blacknnt, has top weight in the Handicap and tho Welter, 1). 13 and 10 stone respectively, The card comprises seven events, and a good day's sport should result. The following are the weights: Trial Handicap. J. Roche's Byock 9 0 H. F. Hoyatead's Cheerful Cheer ... 8 9 T. AlcCoomb's Carbarotta 8 4 T* Wells' Strathwilham 7 5 J. Dean's Tom Pratt 7 5 W. White's Harmbert 7 G Honeysuckle Handicap. W: White's Blncknut 9 13 P. Williams' Lady Skopos 9 3 j. Roche's Chalmers 8 10 J. Kennedy's Watergate 7 9 A. Turnley'a Surefire 7 7 T. Well'...
THEY SAY. [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 16 February 1915
THEY SAY. That tho Railways Standing Com-, raitteo visits Violet Town on Wednesday 24tb. That evidence will be taken at the Shire Hall at 3 o'clock. Thit a successful day is anticipated by the race club for their annual rneat iug t# morrow. Thut a tip-top picturo show in the Mechanics' will conclude the day's .njoyment. That tha water sliortago is being mora keenly folt each day. In Bcnalla the water is turned 011 for only 1^- hours daily. That a special meeting of the shire oounoil is to be held on Wednesday, 24th inst. That Longwood paid our cricketers a visit on Saturday; That the locals played up well and scored a substantial victory. That- Tamleugh defeated Gooram, Wednesdays beat R&mbleis, and Euroa beat Moglonemby. That the local team now ocoupics third placo on the premiership list. That members who havo not paid their subs are requested to do so as early as convenient, ns the club is by no moans overburdened with funds.
NEW INVENTIONS. COMMONWEALTH PATENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 23 February 1915
NEW INVENTIONS. COMMONWEALTH PATENTS. Applications for grant of letters pa tent, which have been lodged in the following names, have been accepted by the Commissioners: Messrs G. G. Tun-i and Co., Patent Attorneys No 1, of Australia, of the Rialto, 409 Collins Street, Melbourne, havo prepared this report from the official reords: Distance Operand Field Gate.-At each side of the lunge post is an arm with a catch to hold tlio gate open when required, and the usual holding back posts are omitted. The operat ing chains - are caused to work the catches on the arms, and also when the gate is closed, the catch of the ga'j. C. . W. Marshall, Victoria. Cross Flow Windmill.-Has radial spindles supporting horizontal hollowed vanes.-J. H. Sehroeder, N.S.W. Disinfectant Feeder.-This has parts of simple make for use with sinks and closets, and includes a vessel of dis infectant liquid. Tlie user has merely to depress a projecting button or handle, and the result is that a charge of liquid is pump...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 23 February 1915
Stone Jars Only. Straw Color from Age, BOL8 GIN fUBE AND VERY WHOLESOME. DISTILLERY ESTABLISHED OVER 335 YEARS. MAGlfiR'S Pure French Grape EH SFHiflk Pli fid V Cognac The Original House of STEWART, Edinburgh Founded 1779. Stewart s Whisky A STRAiGHT TIP " DRINK STEWARTS I " FIVE RULES FOR FORTUNE l. Cultivate and porl'ert your icleu Experiment. Tho world is eager foi sc-inetbing new, which, however simph ;t may be, will save labor, or expenn-. or do things better. Let it bo mort convenient, or promote pleasure-rrdiir. WRBtO. " People who Imidle things in ^very day use are the Mimural inventors n, better things, mid the natural capitalist of to-morrow. lleud tho splen lid advice that Edison gives. Learn :hc procedure a* to pa tenting in tho pj.iiff countries,-then secure your oun legal monopoly lui your right's by becoming a pnt&lt; nti *. 'J. If that workman or foreman, ui your ingenious "iieud lias produced a clover invention ; i.t him on tlie trsii'k of faniuus and >v-...
WHERE SHE FOUND HIM ROUGH [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 23 February 1915
WHERE SHE FOUND HIM ROUGH Yvette Guilbert, the French actress had considerable difficulty in learning English. Sho iinally mastered it to a considerable degree, however, but found that one word may hare so many meanings that, for a time she was puz zled and baffled. Ono day a friend asked her if she did not find a cer tain actor very "rough," and sho re plied : Y««. Still he say» that he shaves every day."
A BUSY PLACE. [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 23 February 1915
A BUSY PLACE. Eugene Field's fame us a wit had not readied England when ho went across on his first visit, and when lie pot to London, hi*; friends sought to introduce him i;ito society. On fcvrj occasion ho woe told to toll something about his ntaive land, and the tales he told would have put .Mun chausen to shaine. At one of the gatherings, the subject of lynching in America was boing discuascd. "I suppose it is not unusual to seo ono or more lynchings every day," re marked an Englishman. "Not at all uncommon," replied Field '"In fact wo aro so accustomed to see ing people lynched that wo pay little , attention to hanging of" "that charac ter." "And you liavo neon people lynched," inquired a horrified lady sitting beside, the American poet. "Many of them," Field answered in a tone so reassuring that it would have done crodit to a liar of fcwico his age and oxporience. "Tho last lynching I witnessed," he continued, "was just before I sailed. I was with sonic friends at dinner in a ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 23 February 1915
f' - \ Summer CasD Clearing Sale. Genuine Reductions in all Departments. Full Stocks of the folio-wing, which we wish to reduce to make room for Autumn and Winter Goods. Costumes, Muslins, Calicoes, Embroidery, Blouses, Undei skirts, Sheetings, Towels, Dress Materials. Remnants of all Descriptions; All hats at Big Reductions. We have some dainty lines in Ladies Boots and Shoes: J £ ; W. IMWS1 J. BLACKIE, CHEMIST, EDROA. HORSE & CATTLE MEDICINES BLACKIE'S GRIPE and COLIC DRENCH.-It is a most eflectual re medy in all cases ol Gripe3 or Colic. On« dose as a rule gives permanent and immediate relief. SI any valu able horses are lost through not hav ing a doBe of Blackie's Gripe Drench at hand, and dangerous remedies such as gin, pepper, ginger, etc., are admin istered "with fatal results. Gripe or Colic demands instant treatment, and no stable should be -without BLACKIE'S GRIPE AND COLIC DRENCH. Price-2s 6d each Drench or 20s per gallon, with directions. BLACKIE'S 8TONEHINGE BLI...
THE ALPINE DAIRY BUSINESS. [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 23 February 1915
THE ALPINE DAIRY BUSINESS. (By Clopigo Cueil in t!)« "Jersey Bulletin.") Cleanilnt>na being a virtiia in Swit zerland the dairying business in tho ?AJp.s i.-i earned oil under hygouic con ditions. Not .only uro, tliomilkers scrupnloutilv eloan in tlioir persons,'but the cowsheds, tho nnlk paila, tlio sepa rators, tho churns and so forth; are kept in apple-pio .order, ?whilo tiia health of tho ;eows ia specially looked after by duly qualified voterinary sur geons. Indeed, should any dairyman or dairy fnrraer nogloct to report a caao of sickness, amongst tho cows, ho is liable lo sevore painB and penalties, the repetition of an ott'enca perhaps landing him in gaol. Under the cir cumstances, it will not siu-prisa the reader to'leara'.iha>, in tho Alpa it i3 the rarest, thins for w irses:) lo the dairy products. CHILDREN AS MARKBTBH8.. Much of the milk is sent in to the' morning market, which openB soon utter sunrise, being attended by the representatives of the various dairy esta...
FOR WOMEN [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 23 February 1915
? FOR WOMEN -."An.brtxunu. "I In London they are describing'Miss' Violet Jlarklmm's views as "Spartan advice from a woman." Sho thinks the Londoners show too mauy outward signs of fear of invasion, and sho ex presses her opinions on tilings in gen eral in a letter to a London journal: Loudon is left in Cimmerian dark ness owing to some anticipation of a Zeppelin raid (sho writes). Personally I deprecate this darkeniug of our. capi tal in view of possible bombs from pro blematical airships. When our brave men in the field are taking chances two to one; when J'aris shrugs her shoulders daily over the advent, of Titiibes, it seems to me over-complimentary to Berlin to create casualties in our streets 011 the off-chance of a visit from her airmen. I feel euro there is not the smallest reluctance 011 the part of any one of us to offer our,humble roofs in the general . darkness tor bombs de stined for Whitehall. What hurts our pride is tho thought of Berlin, capita' of a country unprotect...
Church Services. [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 23 February 1915
Church Services. Presbyterian- Violet Town 11 ; Stony Creek 31 Violet Town 7.30, Mr Thomas. Church of England-Violet Town 11 (n o), Moglonemby 3 (u o), Violet Town 7.30, Thursday 8, Lenten Service, Rev. D. A. McEaohern. Methodist-Violet Town 11, Mr Fuhr" meieter; Baddagtnnie 11,' Boho 3, Violet Town 7 30, Mr Horton; Baddaginnie 7 30, Mr Taylor; Upotipotpon 11 and 7.80 Mr D. Gibba; Earlston 3, MrS. Wall.
THE DIFFERENCE [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 23 February 1915
THE DIFFERENCE When the young Prince Tsai-Too was at a fashionable luncheon in Neiv York ho sat beside a lady prominent in n rich and rather fast set. "Princo," said this lady. "I think it's dreadful that in China a bride never sees her husband before the wedding day." "Well," said the Prince with a grin, "I hear that in America you some times novor see him nftor it."
THEY SAY. [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 23 February 1915
THEY SAY. That tlie Hailwaj* Standing Com rnittce visits Violet Town to-morrow to take evidenco in connection with the proposed. Strathbogie line. That a special meeting of the Shire Council takes place same day. That welcome showers, amounting to 45 points, fell on Friday, and freshened things up a bit. That the race club had a successful meeting on Wednesday and anticipates a small profjt as a result. That the win of tho local pony Little Fellow, ridden by Harold Lane, was popularly received. Tlmt, as usual, the "bookies" had the I'bi'g end of the stick." That the Gooram cricketers visited Violet Town qn Saturday. That the visitors were four men short -o:ily seven men making the trip. That the locals were victorious, but hq I a few anxious moments Eventually they lopped Qaorajp's modest (ally by 87 runs. That Violet Town plays at Euroa on Saturday next, and bopo to give a good account of themselves. That the loca's are now almost certain of a position in the fours. That Euroa easi...
MR BEECHER AND THE LOWER ANIMAL. [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 23 February 1915
MR BEECHER AND THE LOWER ANIMAL. Henry Ward Beeclier was upon ODD occasion in the midst of an eloquent political speech when some wag in the audience crowed like a cock. It was clone to perfection and the audienco was in a gale of laughter. Even the groat orator's freinds felt uneasy at his reception of tho interruption. But Mr Beecher stood perfectly cajm. Ho stopped speaking till the crowing cea.'-ed, and while tho audience was still laughing, lie pulled out his watch. Then he said "That's strange, My watch says it is only 10 o'clock. But thero can't be any mistake about it. It must be morning, for tho instinct! of tho lower animals are absolutely in fallible.
MELBOURNE LETTER [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 23 February 1915
MELBOURNE LETTER I (From Our Special Correspondent) Since t.lic departure nearly invent y years ago of the late Lord Hopetoun -as he was known then and as lie is held in most affectionate * remem brance ?-there has been 110 Governor who has got so far into the-hearts of the people of Victoria as the pre sent; representative of the Crown Sir Arthur Stanley. lie is tlie typical gentleman in the true meaning of that much overworked term. His un affected, sunny, geniality is infecti ous, and, while he is capable of main taining the dignity of his office, he is one of the best of illustrations of tbe ir.ct ihnt the Britisher is not always the arrogant, self-satisfied individual that foreign peoples delight to depict liiui. But with all his sang froid, Sir Arthur Stanley has, since the out break of the war, proved time and again that he is the stuff of which statesmen are made. His broad sane outlook, and virile patriotism, have done much of what has been done to bring about a true perspe...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 23 February 1915
EH HS B2 B3 W ml g Grain g Skins * Hides g fallow § Earlt S Leather * Brokers Slew Zealand Lea!! & Mercantile Agency Co. Lid. ac.f"Se' All proceeds arc h£ld !a trnst. Each owner's CCRDISq meal Is stored by Itself and can be inspected any (lina up to date or sale. M Sales Ewry Tassday. Sraia Every Wsdnssdaj Other Produce Tbree Time: c «7aeSc Liberal Advances alade Batter Shipments Undertaken on Owner's Account Three Motrth's Free Storage on uii r.rcyia rocoKoti Into Store from 1st Derocabnr to 51 at Mareli, after vhSoU nr.4 taanih ciio.vci;. aeral Agenli-Vistarie, Biv!irm;i an>i QsjacBaiand for Cooper'u Sheep Rip. ef Agents In Vlsiorfa £ QueenslaniJ lor tho Pcl&Uae Insurance Co.. Offices: CoHins sad King fltreeto, ffitilbonrnc. SSggg85S§li§g|§8W8^gggfg|g?Sigg§|gg§S§SS H. HSNSHKLL Uieniist, i£ur?»a. DESIRES to inform the poblio that the Greatest Relianoa oan be plaocd io tho PURITY and FRESHNESS of kit STOCK of DRUGS and CHEMICALS, as EVERY ARTICLE ia poritirely NEW...
WHAT A PAIR. [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 23 February 1915
WHAT A PAIR. John D Rockefeller tells this story on himself: "Golfing one bright winter day I had for caddie, aboy who didn't know me. "An unfortuute stroke landed me in a clump of high grass. "My, my,' I said, "wha ta ml to do now?' " 'See that there tree.-' said the boy pointing to a tree a mile away. 'Well drive straight ior that.' "I lofted vigorously and fortunately my ball soared up into the air; it lan ded ,and it rolled right on to the put ting green. " 'How's that, my boy?' I cried. ''The Caddie stared at me with en vious eyes. " 'Gee, boss,' he said, 'if I had your strength, and you had my br&ins what a paii- vra'd malt* I' "
OF RURAL INTEREST [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 23 February 1915
OF RURAL INTEREST (By "Rusticus.") I* the current ln«ue of the "Journal of Agriculture," Mr. A. E. V. Richard s»n, Agricultural Superintendent, has a valuable article dealing with irrigated lucerne at the Worriboo Central Re search Farm. In the course of a very exhaustive review of the value of lucerne and the methods adopted to get best results, he savs: Kverv cultivated plant, bo it cereal, forage, legume, or fruit, has somewhere its enthusiasts mid devotees, who are over ready to extol the merits and value of their favorite crop. Lucerne is no exception to the rule, and enthu siastic growers of this legume have variously dubbed it "The king of fod ders," "Tho greatest mortgage-lifter yet discovered," "The best soil reno vator known to agriculture." Certainly it must recoive large quan tities of moisturo during tho growing period to reach perfection, consequently full and profitable growth may only be looked for either where (1) tho sum mer rains are abundant, (2) irrigation i* pr...
THE MASTER PASSION. CHAPTER XXXIX. THE DUCHESS'S BALL. [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 23 February 1915
. THE MASTER PASSION. &lt;JJ%v Liilinu Kllerton). | CHAPTER XXXIX. THE DUCHESS'S BALL. Ida was putting the white ros» luto water, when Duval 'cam© Snto the studio. "Who gave you that?" he asked im mediately. "Poor Mary Graham. Oh, llay mond, it i3 so shocking to tee her." "Where did it como from?" lie inter rupted rudely, fancying she meant to divert his attention from the llower. "It didn't grow in an alley." "It "was os.c of those that ijoi'd Bul gr&ve gave her," a blush which sh# would have given anything to stop, dyiing her cheeks. "Isn't it something new for you to accept flowers froiu himP" "It is not from him," she said in dignantly, "or else nothing would have induced me to take it, atlhough to-day lie has done mo a great service." "May I ask what it was?" leaning his back against the mantlepiece with his hands in his pockets. "I never was so frightened in my life. A lot of people came round me, and began to laugh ,and a navvy was rude to mo-desperately rude-...