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FOOTBALL [Newspaper Article] — Rainbow Argus — 9 May 1914
FOOTBALL The annual meeting of the Turkey Va'ley Football Club is advertised to take place at McFadven's store on Saturday, May 16, at 8 p.m. A large attendance is requested as important business is to be dealt with. The following are the results of the Leauue and Association matches played in Melbourne last Saturday:— LEAGUE MATCHES St. Kilda, G goals 12 behinda beat Carlton, 4 goals 11 behinda Fitzroy, 9 goals 15 behinds beat Richmond, 3 goals 10 bchindB South Melbourne, 8 goals 14 bhds beat Geelong, 7 goals 9 behinds Essendon, 12 goals 14 behinds beat University, 7 goals 8 behinds . Collingwood, 9 goals 13 behinds beat Melbourne, G goals 7 behinds ASSOCIATION MATCHES Footscray, 11 goals 18 behinds beat Hawthorn, 9 goals 10 behinds Williamstown, 12 goals 13 behinds beat Port Melbourne, 4 goals 13 bhds Essendon, 18 goals 16 behinda beat Brighton, 6 goals 7 behinds Brunswick, 16 goals 17 behinds beat Northcote, 4 goals 8 behinds North Melbourne, -11 goals 10 bhds 'beat Prahran,' 5 g...
THE MALIGNED COMET. [Newspaper Article] — Rainbow Argus — 9 May 1914
THE MALIGNED COMET. On January 14, 1742, there passed away one of the greatest of our astron omers, in the person of Edmund Hal ley, who worked up to the end of his long life, nis works were many, but the most notable was his great dis covery about the comet that bears his name. Until his time comets were supposed to be auguries of great good or evil, but chiefly the latter, and many persons lived in the greatest terror of them. Milton, for instance, speaks of the "comet pouring from his horrid head pestilence and war," and, indeed, they were commonly supposed to presage a terrible war, at least. One of them appeared in the fif teenth century, and was solemn ly cursed in a Papal Bull; but this did not affect the comet, which re appearerd seventy-fiv > years later, and it was this appearance which in duced Charles Y„ Emperor of Ger many and King of Spain, to resign both crowns. But it came once more at the beginning of the Thirty Years' Var, and Evelyn accused it of "work ing migh...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Rainbow Argus — 9 May 1914
-HUGE CRASH-Sra-CASH-S&LE By Public Auction ER. 'GREGORY, auctioneer, has • been favored with instructions from MESSRS. GREGORY JJRUS.. of 120 and 131 Flinders Lane, Melbourne, to sell by public auction at the Me chanics' llali, Rainbow,on SATURDAY, 16th MAY, 1914, commencing at 3 o'clock sharp, and on THURSDAY, 21st MAY, 1014, commencing at 12.30 o'clock sharp. Huge quantity of Iligh-Grade Goods, about 8000 lots, drawn from Surplus Indents, Imports, etc., comprising Ironmongery, Drapery, Saddlery, etc. The whole of the above will be on view from WEDNESDAY, 13th May. Inspection Cordially Invited. Abso lutely no reserve. TERMS: Cash on fall of the hammer. Don't Miss tftis huge Genuine Sale. Sale. Sale. Sale. At Ryan's Sample Rooms, Rainbow, on Saturday, Monday, Tues., 18th, 20th and 21st May. GREAT BARGAINS — Of Melbourne, Draper, Manufacturer, Drapery, Blouses, Silks, Underclothing, Robes, Costumes, Dresses, Children's Dresses, Hosiery, Fancy Runners, Tray Cloths, Cushion Co...
IN LOVE WITH A PICTURE. The Italian Who Stole "Monna Lisa" from the Louvre is not the First Man to Fall a Victim to the Charm of a Picture. [Newspaper Article] — Rainbow Argus — 9 May 1914
IN LOVE V/lTH A PICTURE. The Italian'Who Stole "Morina Lisa" from the Louvre is not the First Man to Fall a Victim to the Charm of a Picture. "I fell in love with 'Monna Lisa.'" That was the declaration of Vincen zo Perugia, the man who stole the famous picture, made to the police. After he had taken it from the Louvre he said that he went home, locked himself in his room, and stood en tranced before it, bewitched by the smile of La diocortda. There were times, he said, when he felt that lie must destroy tiifl picture or ho would so mad, so hatirtting was the smile. "Morinji Lisa" lias always had ad mirers. Oiie of the Louvre guides at the time the picture was stolen, stated that he had seen visitors sit in front i of it for hours, captivated by the se ductive smile; and the museum au thorities often used to have letters addressed to "The original of "Monna Lisa'!" Far more people than Vincenzo Per ugia have fallen 'madly in love with well-known pictures. It was ^illais's picture "O...
Sports and Pastimes THE GOLF SEASON [Newspaper Article] — Rainbow Argus — 9 May 1914
Sports and Pastimes THE GOLF SEASON The official opening of the golf season will take place on the local links on Wednesday next, when mixed foursomes for the President's trophies will be played. The president (Cr. Phil Ryan) and Mrs. Ryan will entertain players and their friends at afternoon tea on the show grounds. All members and intending members of the club are cordially invited to be present 'to take part in the ceremony. As the links are in good playing order, an enjoyable afternoon should eventuate. On Wednesday afternoon ladies' and gentlemen's stroke competitions for trophies donated by the ex-president took place on the local links. The ladies' match (12 holes) was won by Miss Watson, whilst Mr. Jenkins ac counted for the gentleman's trophy (18 holes.) The following are the scores of the placed competitors in each match : GENTLEMEN B. H. Jenkins- - - 88 9 79 W. H. Ormerod - - 90 4 80 T. Gleeson - - - 97 8 89 LADIES Miss Watson - - - 90 19 71 Mrs. Williams - - 815 9 74 Mrs...
CHAPTER XV. The Lights of Lisbon. [Newspaper Article] — Rainbow Argus — 9 May 1914
CHAPTER XV. The Lights of Lisbon. Hugh left Dover on his yacht, the Christabel, upon the evening of a glorious day of June; he was off Lis bon three days afterwards, and Mat Michel was trying to tell him that this was the finest harbor in the world with the exception of a dozen or mo-.; upon the coast of Ireland. Mat, to be sure, had been the very life and soul of these anxious days. Though he knew as well as any man what failure would mean to Hugh Don ald, he would never let the word pass his lips. Always cheerful, with a jest at every turn, he became a veritable terror - to the Archdeacon, who, de spite the call of Devonshire and arch diaconal functions, insisted upon ac companying iiis "poor young friend," and of doing ample justice to the ef forts of the Christabel's masterly cook. George Hedges was not a pessi mist in practice, though in precept he frequently touched lightly upon the nether regions. "A man who flung roses into hell," as Mat said with the breezy candor of his ra...
LEILA AND HER LOVER Published by Arrangement with Ward, Lock and Co. Ltd, Land. and Melb. (All Rights Reserved.) CHAPTER XIV. The Sentence. [Newspaper Article] — Rainbow Argus — 9 May 1914
I.&A ANli HER LOVER • ( :-=i. By MAX P.EMBERTON. Published by Arrangement with "Ward, Lock and Co. Ltd, Land, and Melb. (All Rights Reserved.) CHAPTER XIV. The Sentence. I. Liondon liad treated the arrest of Leila with some indifference until it heard of her romantifc marriage— then in a twinkling it fell to feasting upon that dish of drama. Journalists bombarded Hugh in njs hotel; he saw none of them. They served up stirring tales of the flight from Newcastle — differed as to Wli6the't: Leila ilerself liad been kid napped, or had braved the.seas In a sinali boat, wei'e convinced that her tHal would be one of the sensations of the season. The world is in its own way grateful to a neighbor who goes to prison to make a newspaper holi day; and Leila .'Assuredly would .'vave to go. to prison, as all the exports agreed. What chiefly concerned the editors was the difficulty of getting tier photograph—so they printed her sister's as a solatium to an expectant ptiblic: i-Iugh was in...
The Duke of Argyll. HIS DEATH ANNOUNCED. [Newspaper Article] — Rainbow Argus — 9 May 1914
The Duke of Argyll. HIS DEATH ANNOUNCED. The death is announced of the Duke of Argyll. The late Duke, John Southerland Campbell, was born at Stafford House, London,on August 6, 1845, being a son of the eighth Duke of Argyll. In 1871 ha married H.R.H. Princes? Louise, fourth daughter of the late Queen Victoria. He was Governer-Gene ral of Canada from 1878 to 1882. and held many other important offices. He wrote many interesting - works, chiefly historical.
New Railway Lines [Newspaper Article] — Rainbow Argus — 9 May 1914
New Railway Lines About 2,400 men 8re now engaged on railway construction works. Of that number 603 are employed in connection with the construction of the line from Bairnsdale to Orbost. Rails have boon laid for a distance of 24 miles from Bairnsdale, and goods traffic is conducted for a distance of 20 miles. Permanent bridges are being built over the Mitchell, Nicholson, and Tambo rivers to replace the temporary structwres which were erected some time ago. The Crowiands to Navarre railway line will be opened for passenger traffic on May 27, and the construction branch hope3 to hand over to the Railway department shortly the lines from Rainbow to Nvpo, Sea Lake towards Pier Milan, Bonalla to Tatong, and Rushworth to Col binabbin. About 400 men are employed on preliminary work in connection with the construction of of the Tallangatta-Cudgewa line, and as soon as certain statutory arrangements have been com pleted the construction of th^ Linton to Skipton, Hamilton to Cavendish, and ...
AT ALBACUTYA [Newspaper Article] — Rainbow Argus — 9 May 1914
: ' AT^^LBACTJTYA 1913 ■ 1914 January - 0.00 0.43 I'Vbrcarv - • - 1.27 1.35 March - 1.50 0.44 April - - 0 55 Ma y - - 1.08 Juitc - 0 05 July - - 0.E5 A ugn.st - 0.06 tu'fftc'inber - 2AS October - 1.07 November - 0.51 December - 0.75 Total - 11.57
Victoria's Electoral Rolls METROPOLIS AND COUNTRY. [Newspaper Article] — Rainbow Argus — 9 May 1914
Victoria's Electoral Rolls ■ Si _• METROPOLIS- AND COUNTRY. The revision of the Electoral rolls for the Victorian Assembly has given some startling results. No less than 100,000 names havo been added to the lists, an achieve ment which shows that the past Ministries were sadly parsimoni ous, or that Electoral Officials gave sorry returns for money paid them. Politicians may amuse themselves by trying to apportion the blame as accurately, or as in accurately, as their personal inter ests suggest, but the average elec tor looking at the figures finds other matter for serious concern. The old roll gave the country electorates 363,129 voters, the metropolitan constituencies 318. 786, that is to say the provinces were 44,343 votes to the good. The old state of things was bad ; the population and, as a conse quence, the political strength of Greater Melbourne was a menace. But the perfecting of the rolls has shown that the evil is far greater than most of us supposed. The metropolitan ele...
Senate Candidates COUNTING THE VOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Rainbow Argus — 9 May 1914
Senate Candidates COUNTING THE VOTES. All the ballot-papers in connection with the poll taken by the branches of the People's Party, the People's) Liberal Party, unci the Women's National League for the selection of six Liberal candidates for the Senate in the event of there being a double dissolution were delivered at the offices of the Constitu tional Union on Tuesday afternoon, and arrangements were made to begin the counting the folio wing day. It is antici pated that the worji of counting, will occupy several days.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Rainbow Argus — 9 May 1914
In thanking the residents of Rainbow and district for their liberal support during the past season, A. G. Strauss begs to announce that he will be opening the winter stocks of new season's goods on or about the 1st March. Very great care has been taken in selecting this season's f oods, and a very tip-top and up-to-date selection has een made. During the next fortnight goods are to arrive direct from the manufacturers in Manchester. This season we have bought direct from England so we are now in the position of being able to give our clients the latest and most fashionable goods at the lowest possible cost. We have saved the middleman's profit and can there fore give it to you. Just to hand—New Season's book of Suitings. All the latest shades in up-to-date Tweeds, Cloths, Vestings and Trouserings. Call and inspect our book. Also note our prices before placing your order. Fit and style guaranteed. A. G. Central Store, Rainbow. A Home away from Home The old premises have been replaced...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Rainbow Argus — 9 May 1914
Woods' Great Peppermint Cure, _ . For couglia and colds, never fails, 1/6 Wanted to Rent Grazing paddocks for sheep Apply HAGELTLIORN & BOLTON. Rainbow. Impounding* IMPOUNDED nt Rainbow 011 Monday, May 4, 1914, by G. Smith, Hope vale.— One light bay horse, lined, branded like \VK near shoulder. If not claimed and expenses paid will be sold on Saturday, May 30, 1014, at noun. R. McDOUGALL, [3/-] Poundkeeper. Sliire efKarkarooc Tenders TENDERS are invited returnable at the Shire Oflices, llopetoun, up to 11 o'clock a.m. on TUESDAY., May 12, 1914, for the following works:— WEST RIDING Contract 48—Grubbing and clearing from Hazeldene School to Netting (3 miles, 22ft wide) 6 inches below aurfacc. Contract 49—30 chains, 30ft cut to cut formation, and 27 chains formation through crabholes, 24ft crown, on east and west road 2 miles north of Kenmare. Contract 50—35 chains of sand scoop ing on east and west road 2 miles north of Keninare. Contract 51—Supply of horses, man and dray for...
JAPANESE PLAYGOERS. [Newspaper Article] — Rainbow Argus — 9 May 1914
JAPANESE PLAYGOERS. Japanese theatre-goers hnvo on original way' of applauding a fine performance,. They shriek and whoop With delight, and, when the enthu siasm reaches its-highest pitch, hats, coats, or other articles of clothing' ure showered upon tlio stage as bouquets ure flung to the favour ites in this country. A story is told of a foreigner who saw this ruin : of coats and sashes falling upon the stage after a thrilling scene, and, wishing to. con tribute his mite, he tossed his hat o«*er. .He was willing, to sacrifice that much to keep up the credit of Jus country, particularly as the hat was un old one' and he had a. soft cap in his pocket to fall back upon. He had reason to regret his rash ness. At the close of the performance the obsequious manager brought his hat back to him and n~ked for a sum of m'on'.-y. A few inquiries' eli cited the information that the arti cles thr.iwn on the stage v.-ere mere ly pledge'-5,' to be afU-rwards rodeom ed by money,' the actors having...
WIDOW'S WEDDING LORE. [Newspaper Article] — Rainbow Argus — 9 May 1914
WIDOW'S WEDDING LORE. 4 It may not bo well known,, bat thare ie a peculiar etiquette attach ing to the ceremony of a woman's secon 1 wedding. cuinstances permit, to marry as often ns she chooses, but only once in her lii'e is she allowed to carry orange blossoms. This is when she stands at the altar for the first time. On the same principle, it is not correct for a widow to wear white at her second marriage ceremony. Cream, • grey, heliotrope—indeed, any colour' she prefers—is permissible. The bride of experience also should never wear a long bridal veil with or without a bonnst. Neither is she allowed to wear a wreath o:i lb* short veil which etiquette permits her to don. She may, however, carry a bouquet, b-.it this should not be composed of white flowers. It is considered better, taste for' her to match the colour of her wcil liug g-own with the l!oral decorations. The "bridesmaid" of a widow also is not called a bridesmaid, but a "maid of honour." Her duties, h.y.v ever, are exa...