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GOROKE A A ND P SOCIETY [Newspaper Article] — West Wimmera Mail and Natimuk Advertiser — 10 July 1914
'I hp f blowing i.-? n. list cf p ir.e donors: Mr F R O Robertson, Mortat: £5. 0 0 .\Ii'P&lt;.r« Yrure Bros, Horsham 2 2 . r Mrs F KG Robertson Mortat 220 Geelrng Wonl Brokers Assn. : 2 2 r Melbourne .Wool Brokers A, 220 Mr II B Crcsbie, Brippick t 6 " o Messrs Bull Bros, Pas:oe Vale Ozetjka.suooK ... 1 1 o Nh ssis Gumming Smith and Co Melbourne ..- ... 1 1 o Mt Lyeli Coy ... ... 1 i' o WischerCo ... ... 1 1*0 ,\ir J C V cDonald,-Goroke... 110 Messrs C i\ennison and Son, Horsbairi" ... ...- 1 i"-o Griffith? Bros, Melbourne ... 1 1 0 Mr I? D Srery. Goroke ... x t o Mr E Cross. Goroke ... 11 o Mr J Cainsrou, Go'oke ... 11 o Mr J Marsh, Goroke ... 1 1 o Mr Jos Tierney, Goroke ... 1 1 1 Mr C Walker, Goroke . 11 o Mrs C D Block, Ozenkalnook 15 6 Mr M Klely, Goroke ... 10 6 Mr F B unni' g, Ply, Limited-. - ? . Melbot m* ... 10 6 Mr J E Moliuv. Ltriuon Springs- 10. 6 Mrs M A Molloy, Lemon t Springs .. ... 10 6 Mr J Burtrn, G.rr ke ... 10 6 Mr W Sack, Horsham ... 10 6 Mrs M J Cumine...
Goroke News [Newspaper Article] — West Wimmera Mail and Natimuk Advertiser — 10 July 1914
Goroke News (From Oar Own Correspondent) An interesting game of football was played upon the Reserve ground last Saturday, between teams repress senting Married v Single. The first three quarters produced some good solid football with nothing between the teams, but in the last quarter the Singles took control and ran out: winners by 47 points to 24. Mr Norman Lane acted as central umpire and carried out his duties impartially, showing by bis decisions that ho understood the rules of the game thoroughly, both sides according him high praise. A challenge match is to be played later on, the losers to provide dinner. After a fair spell of cold weather a welcome fall of 30 points of rain has been recorded, and judging b7 the state of the weather more should follow
MINIIAY NOTES MINIMAY V MARYVALE [Newspaper Article] — West Wimmera Mail and Natimuk Advertiser — 10 July 1914
MINIIAY NOTES (From our Correspondent) MINIMA Y V MARYVALE The above competition was ad vanced another stage on Saturday last, wher. Maryvale came toMinimay and played a friendly and interfsting match with the locals, who eventually proved too strong for the visitors, and ran out winners with a total of 7 goals 14 behinds (56 points), to Mary vale's 4 points. A featnre of the game was the strong defence put up by the visitors, the play through* out the game being all over tho ground, while every maa on the field had to do his share of the work The game was by no means as the scores indicate. Those who wera most conspicio'us for the visitors were J Norris, A Lees, W Caldow, T Bray, W Balshaw, J Birns (capt), D Pahl, T Peach, ® McDonald and Campbell; while for Minimav M Moroney, P Willis, F Stephens, B Burns, G O'Connor, J Blacksell, T Carracher, J McDonald, W Callaghan and B Lavery were the best, and others deserving of mention were D Neill and E Stehn. The game was well Dmpired by M...
Edenhope News. [Newspaper Article] — West Wimmera Mail and Natimuk Advertiser — 10 July 1914
Edenhope News. rom our Correspondent) On Saturday last the Edenhope Footballers met the Harrow team on the former's ground The game was not at all even as four of Harrow's best men bad not turned np, and it resulted in a win for Edenhope bj 44 points The scores were Edenhope, 74 points : Harrow, 30 points Mrs Cranage, who for some time past has been in Jill health, is now is Dr .Ryan's private hospital at Nhill where she is waiting io undergo an operation On Saturday last one of the old identities of our district passed away in Mr Jas Smith, of Bringalbert South. He was a colonist for 62 years, most of which time had been spent in this district The funeral was very large as the deceased was greatly respected by all who knew him Last week the weather was dry and frosty bnt on Monday night there was a total of 26 points of rain, which was greatly appreciated
Horsham Parade Sales. [Newspaper Article] — West Wimmera Mail and Natimuk Advertiser — 10 July 1914
Horsham Parade Sales. Messrs Young Bros, Horsham, re port having held their annual parade and sales of all classes of draught and light stock at thi?ir Horsham sale yards'on Wednesday, Thursday, Fri day aod Saturday, July 1, 2, 3t and 4 There was a large attendance of buyers fiom Western Australia, Sth* ?Australia, and all parts of this State, and a much better sale than last year resulted In all 45 stallions and 30 other horses were sold for a total of £4,300. Messrs Mitchell and O'Brien topped the market with a colt whioh made 300 guineas and they also sold otheru at 200 and 100 guineas. Messrs Cafiey, jnr, and Coonan ob tained 250 guineas for a desirable sire and 80 guineas for another colt Other prices for stallions were 230, 100, 180, 70, 100, 60, 67, 91, 42, 43, 454, 80, 120, 150, 70, 45, 42, 30, 25, 25, 27, 100 guineas and other prices, In draught mares, Messrs Crisp Bros, of The Springs, Newlyn, topped the mnrket with their famous champion mare Jen-n, who was champion five t...
THE FARM. THE INCOME-BEARING VALUE OF A SHEEP. [Newspaper Article] — West Wimmera Mail and Natimuk Advertiser — 10 July 1914
THE THE BNCdMB-BHARING VALUE OF A SHEEP. To ascertain what a sheep will re turn annuallj to a farmer is not an easy matter, for there are so many considerations involved : The particu lar breed of cheep used according to th8 class of country and climate; the price of wool and of mutton ; proximity to market, etc. We have all kinds of climate here. Open and -well sheltered country with a mild climate will show a high lambing Percentage, bushfelled farms and rough runs with a severer climate will return a les sened and cheaper type of wool in the former case, and a smaller lambing percentage in both cases. In some provinces, again, quite a number of back-country graziers make a special ity of rearing, store animals for sale to the sheep fattening farmer of the richer land more adjacent to market. On the top of this there are good and | bad seasons, which may easily aSect the returns. There may be said to be five kinds of sheep farming carried on in New Zealand : I (1). The mixed farme...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — West Wimmera Mail and Natimuk Advertiser — 10 July 1914
Professional Notices C. w. IATHEES DENTIST (Late A Harris) FlREBRi.CE STREET, HOESHaM (Next White Heart Hotel) personlly in Attendance Daily Painless Extractions 2s 6d Laughing Gas Laughing Gas Langhing Gas Langhing Gas Absoluely without pain, danger, no after effects, 5B Artificial teeth a specialty, and guaranteed perfect for eating" speak* ing and natural appearance. Ifo misfits Temporary plates made ims mediately after extraction All operv anions painless " : - Sets of teeth from £9/2/ Gold and Porcelain Crowns. Bridge work, Gold Amalgam Porcelain Fillings, eto Hours, 9 till 6; Wednesdays, 9 till 1* Dates of Next Visit By my RepreseataiiTr C. W. DOUGALL whn is recorded by the Dental Board of Victoria. NATTMUK-Newton's Hotel; on Tnesday, 14th July GOROKE.-Seery's Hotel, on Wednesday, July Jo, 4 till 6.30 L S. 6IIA NT, LDS DENTIST (Late GRANT aud Simpkin) Dentists.) Of Puls'Anstral Building FIREBRACE ST, HORSHAM. Will Vitit Natlmuk and Qoroke on "^tes qtvep belote . tfATIMUK-Newto...
The Markets Natimuk Retail Prices Thursday, 4 p m. [Newspaper Article] — West Wimmera Mail and Natimuk Advertiser — 10 July 1914
The Markets Natiowk Retail Prices Thursday, 4 p m. jButtei ... Eggs ... - Cheese... ... Bacon Chaff, per ton... Onions, per cwfc Potatoes, per cwfc 0 0 0 1 0 ,0 0 I . 3 10. 0 14: 0 0 8 6 Flour, per small bag ... 4 0 0 Oats, per bushel . ... ... o T 9 BraD, per bushel 0 1 1 Pollard, per bushel... ... 0 11 Wheat, per bushel'... ... o 3 5
THE WEST WIMMERA MAIL [?]ND [?]MUK ADVERTISER FRIDAY, JULY 10 [Newspaper Article] — West Wimmera Mail and Natimuk Advertiser — 10 July 1914
THE WEST WlflERA MAIL t.NIl .VYri.MlJlv \ L» V HI tt i* t ?FLUDAY, JULY 10 A meeting of theJGoroke branch o: ' the IVoj.lo's Party will be held ut-xs Friday next, at 3 o'clock, to.elect officers Constable Rowley lias been laid up during the week with a bad attack of rheumatism 1 Mr W Kennedy Smith, M.A., one of the Liberal candidates for the Dan v das pre-selection, will speak at Qnantong to-night (Friday) and other places as advertised He pos esses tho reputation of being one of the moat promising of the younger school of political orators and has won golden opinions in this campaign by his platform work in the Hamil ton district His college and Uni versity career was a brilliant one and culminated in winning tha highest prize he could attain to, the Final Honor Scholarship in Sociology, Political Economy find History This together with his M.A degree he ob tained at the early age of 20 years A much travelled man, ho holds many important public positions in the State. In addition t...
NATIMOR A AND P SOCIETY Statement of Receipts and Expenditure for the year ended December 31, 1913 RECEIPTS [Newspaper Article] — West Wimmera Mail and Natimuk Advertiser — 10 July 1914
NATipR A AND P SOCIETY Statement of Receipts and Expenditure for the year ended December 31, 1913 RECEIPTS Balance in hand ... -.113 17 10 Members'subscriptions, 1912 4 4 0 Members subscript >ns, 1913 105 o o Donations,, cash ... ... 39 o 6 Donations, trophies xi 19 6 Sale of booths 15 3 o Advertisements in catalogue 500 Entry fees ... . ... 17 n o Gatemoney ... .... 47-15 6 Rebate on special trains ... 31611 Sideshows ... ... 2 15 o Government subsidy . ... n 91 621 2 10 EXPENDITURE Deputaticn expenses ...200 Trophies ... ... ... n rg ?6 Printing and advertising ... 22 13 9 Judges'evpenses ... ... xo 6 Labor; etc 6 3 o Luncheon ... ..." 7 12 o *kass Band ... ... 440 Office expenses ... ... ? 8 8 2 Prize money ... ... 154 18 6 Purchase ot land ... ... 217 10 o Rent of ground ... .... 9 ir . o Chamber of Agriculture ... 1 1 o Secretary's commission, 1912 5 0,9 Secretary's salary and com mission, 1913 ... 35 o S Murtoa conference "... in 6 Auditors' fees ... ... 220 .Balance ... ' ...
Shipyard Secrets. [Newspaper Article] — West Wimmera Mail and Natimuk Advertiser — 10 July 1914
Shipyard Secrets. A Every shipyard that builds for the Navy must take great precautions that none of the secrets entrusted to its care shall leak out. Detectives watch all visitors and keep the workmen . under observation also. Plain-clothes officers guard every entrance, and nobody is allowed ,to bring, in even a small parcel un less it is first examined, for fear that it may conceal a camera. At one of the big- construction yards one. man in every two dozen is thoroughly searched from head to foot each night on leaving. All the draughtsmen engaged on the draw ings of a new warship are sworn to secrecy, and tho plans are in variably kept under^ lock and key when not in use. . - These precautions have brought many suspicious circumstances ' to light. One night when a nc^&lt; cruiser was about to undergo her trials, two men crept abQard as she lay at anchor. They wero captured' and handed over to the police. Shortly afterwards, on the day of the trial, the chief engineer thou...
"Bursting Up." [TO THE EDITOR] [Newspaper Article] — West Wimmera Mail and Natimuk Advertiser — 10 July 1914
' Bursting Up.' [TO THE EDITOB] Pib.- It. is widely given out thnv I the Federal land- tax is meant for ilie pui p&lt; se of raising levenue. but Mr , \Yatsrm. i lie proposer of same, as reported i* '' The Ape'' of 24/3/06. s.iid, " The motive of the Federal tax is nor. revenue at. all " Mr Prei.dergatt (Hansard 27/7/04) said, " Men with what would be considered to-day. only small estates most also make way." Sir, this is the Socialistic '"bursting up" >eherne of homes, created in mo^t cat es by bard work . May I ask why don't they bcrst np the lands held by tho Grown, and let h 11 clashes have land according to their requirements from one acre to 1000 acres ? Why don't tbey give a poor niau a chance for a home in Australia. It is better to give people opportunities to make homes than to break them up - - Yonrs, et&lt;\ PAUL MACKENZIE. Nhill, 25/6/14
Trade Terms that Tease. SOME QUEER TITLES THAT PUZZLE THE BENCH. [Newspaper Article] — West Wimmera Mail and Natimuk Advertiser — 10 July 1914
Trade Terms that Tease. * SOME QUEER TITLES THAT PUZZLE THE BENCH. "What do you mean by a yard of apology ?" recently asked a metro politan magistrate of a young dra iper's assistant, who had used the I phrase in giving evidence in a shop lifting case. | When it was explained to his wor ship that a yard of apology was a common term in the drapery trade for a yard of ribbon, there were broad smiles in court. The term arises from customers who have | given a good deal of trouble buy | ing a yard of ribbon as an -excuse for being in the shop at all. It is only one of many descriptions used in various trades. Cheap fur muffs, for example, are known as "bunny-hugs," through a suspicion that the "fur"- originally adorned the back of a rabbit. Col lars are "neck-armour," umbrellas are always "mushes," and veils are "fake-foils." Because it often "con ceals dilapidated furniture, chintz lis commonly known as "poverty." In the boot trade big, flat-soled, l shooting-boots are termed " roller ...
Lemon Springs. [Newspaper Article] — West Wimmera Mail and Natimuk Advertiser — 10 July 1914
Lemon Springs. (From our Vo respondent) A public meetings as held hereon "m nid .y, June 21, the cbject. b-iiiu ro fium a Prrgrefs Association. The jinecf itiy wtis l^r«re]j at tended, arid r was dccided to form an association. '&lt;?> be Leiii'jri Spiiugs and DiVt.net. Pi ogress Association Mr Ne I Ma(.K;ri.c.« was appointed presi dpnr !TI&lt;1 Mr K. Cross secretary and . ie«suier. The. member,'a. fee was fixed at. la The next, meeting will be held on Satniday, 95tli July, at 8 .m.???..Intending membeia are cor dially invited to attend. Ruin is badlyneeded here to germ1 int'te (lie late. iowp crups. The early sown crops aiemakirg good headway coTiside* injrt.be dry conditions. Foxes are ?.?-plentiful here tbis year, and have accounted for a good many lambs
(ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.) THE MESHES OF FATE. OR THE CURSE OF THE BLUE DIAMONDS. SYNOPSIS OF PREVIOUS PARTS. [Newspaper Article] — West Wimmera Mail and Natimuk Advertiser — 10 July 1914
(4I& KK3H3JS BS@SSB.TQS.) MESHTSOTPATE. 0 R, THE CURSE OF THE BLUE DIAMONDS. ? V By Hedley Richards, Author of "The Mine Master's Heir," "Time, t.Iie Avenger," etc., etc. SYNOPSIS OF PREVIOUS PARTS. 1 The story opens in Australia, where Joshua Wedmore, an unsuccessful miner, is tramping along in search of fresh fields. Entering a hut he dis covers a man on a rude bed, ill with the fever. Whilst administering to the sufferer Wedmore notices a small bag and a loaded revolver under the pil low. On examination the bag proves to contain blue diamonds of enor- [ mous value. These he appropriates, 1 as he considers the fever-stricken one has only a few hours to live. Wed more goes on his way, finally reach ing- Melbourne, where he books a pas sage for England in the Fairy Queen. The vessel is wrecked, Wedmore and an elderly man named Rupert Heth eringto'n, of Wynthshay, Hall, being the only survivors. After many days of suffering and exposure they are eventually rescued and placed ...
THE PLOUGH AND THE HARROW [Newspaper Article] — West Wimmera Mail and Natimuk Advertiser — 10 July 1914
THE PLOUGH AND THE HARROW Charles Lamb and a friend were once discussing the merits of the English public schools. The friend was very strongly in favour of them. "All our best men," he said, "were at public schools. Look at our poets. There's Byron, he was a H arrow boy '' "Yes," interrupted Lamb; " arid there's Burns-he was a plough boy." Young Brooks is relieved of one trouble, anyhow." "What's that ?" "lie won't have to lie about his salary, to the girl he's going to marry. He works for her father."
Railway Meeting. [Newspaper Article] — West Wimmera Mail and Natimuk Advertiser — 10 July 1914
Railway Meeting. [?FROM- OUK OWN. COKRES-TON-DENT] A public meeting to discuss railway ma tteia- lias been .arranged to ta Ice place at Alininiay on Saturday next. Iiui instan , at S o'clock, Sin~e tbo foimation, recently, of the Mimmay »nd Boomopki RaiKvay League. the secretaries, Messrs E Cross and J T. Carrar-ber, together w;th other en thusiastic gentlemen, have been bnsy collecting statistics and canvassing 3'or signatuies for a monster petition *vhich is to be presented to tbe Min ister for Railways by a deputation as soon after tlie meeting on Saturday night as can possibly be arranged. 'Hie various canvaosers will h-sve completed their work by the time of the meeting, and it is hoped that as many members ?nd intending mem bers as possible and the public gener ally will attend, so that all may become fully acquainted with the ?work that has been done, aid also -what still requires to be done, in the furtherance of this laudable move' ment. It will be lemerubcred that the memb...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — West Wimmera Mail and Natimuk Advertiser — 10 July 1914
F It ic indeed an uneventful football snatch t! at t!&lt;>efn'r^ptiedtice a?:-8reu jroeT-t To the rHtKnpi.ifftir fnl'ovpj- or tlii- n;-.; i>-nal pastime mcli a gpnif f:»n ni!r l*e? likened to a devnstanntr ?wind which blew no good to anyone Fat urda\ *8. match at. Nat.mnlc wss Riot. " ono i f those." Tlie fn> if of rrornraont it provided was sufficient. $o keep tcnynes wne&lt;n'nsr nntil cWe^ Tip time, and ihon«h the said tongues were perceptibly " thicker"-either from a tired feelincr or the constant practice of "oiling" the throat-the «r^nments '.vete continued on the footpath. Then the wind bes^an to iblow, and the argument, blew with it, nntil there n-as a peneral 'blow" The football match was played orw affiiinin th&lt;- ,-o'ni of an 4 inq'ies*." with 310 ahera'ion in the? .nwes ? One ni i_nrnpnt. i l suited in a £5 note beini; irovf'iod by another. The argument; nvas then ..'wd-jont nod to a d*te which >-as fixed-and which is. ?.ow. ,p«st ]K...
KOWREE COUNCIL [Newspaper Article] — West Wimmera Mail and Natimuk Advertiser — 10 July 1914
KOWREE C« UNCIL The m?nihly meeting of tie abovr Connci1 was held at, Edenhope ot Monday week, at whbh were prrsciv the President ( Cr PhilipV and Cr Murray. Hidden, Bowkeiy .Cra'nngo Hoare! StPi>h« n", Canachor, Knight Bnll and Walker Conespont'env.e Froth tho Shite Solicitor, stJtim that; lie had communicated with Mi R. bit son re the Goroke drain, ani, had received a supply from his solici tor; Mr J Weldon Power, as follow?: -" Re George Robinson and Kowrei Shite. G^K-ke drain Mr Robinsoi .lists »« f0ried »o me }onv letter to Inn? i>f th«- lift- inst, and «1m> letters.to him fiotr. iIn* Sh.in s&lt;ei-M'ii»ry duted "IP112/1 :V niid 25/?-/ i4. 'i 1 .e : posit ion is:-Mr Ki-Husmi values the strip of land having ii'gatd to tlie -.i-fffCt ; of its w-ss from his other property, at £15, and the Council in its letter of the 19/12/13 quotes him as having offetel it fordEIO. This is a mistake my which Mr Robi->s-ou has already directed attention Mr Robinson in prepared ...
Football [Newspaper Article] — West Wimmera Mail and Natimuk Advertiser — 10 July 1914
Football lhe postponed match between Lowan and Natimuk took place on the latter's ground last Saturday be* fore a large number of spectators Natimuk attacked from the bounce and a free to Ratcliffe soon raised the two flags Three more points followed then C Bray got the secord sixer. Another minor and centre play fol» before E Groks marked from a free to J Bray, and then found the right plase Another chain of marks by Wickbold, Jenkins and Ratclifie and the latter got an easy goal Lowan put up a little better defence and drew the ball out of the danger zone , but some bright play on the part of ! Jenkins, Ratcliffe, and 0 Bray ended Trith another goal From the bounce Henrj secured and a good run enab led him to score the sixth goal Lo wan then had a say and the play hovered round their end, but only a minor was registered The scores for the quarter were Natimuk 6 goals 6 behinds to 1 point During this term the visitors were quite out of it. They did not watch their men and enabled N...