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SPORTING NEWS. V.R.C. RACES. FINAL ACCEPTANCES. MELBOURNE, THURSDAY. [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 27 February 1914
SPORTING NEWS. V.R.C. RACES. FINAL ACCEPTANCES. MELBOURNE, THCanDAY. The following are the final accep lances: Australian Cup.-The Parrisi?n, Sea Prince, Desire, Lord Alwynne, Audacity, Harpist, Wassail, Prizefighter, Matou ree, Loch Amos, Andelosis~, Wallalo, Belove, Diabolo, Obi, Calumnus, Cora dii; St. Vano, Gladwiyn, Lord Grey, Uki. St. Leger Stakes.-Allansford, Ra meeses, Andelosis, Sandy Douglas, Racd nor, Monodia, Hush Money. Sires' Produce Stakes-Blague, Nax berry, Delcasse, Fidelio, Leucopes, Toast, Woorak, Spica, -Traquette, Anude sIne.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 27 February 1914
,~?,, S. ROBERTSON'S SENSATIONAL SALE ii~+f.[ Xili:?+.i,- ? 1:?. :,: .j.:. _ ', +.. . . . IS NOW BEING HELD, GI:, REAT prepirations have Leen made to make this the most euccessfuIeffort y..::::,: .A et at mpted ast Ciearing COu Stocks of all kinds. Each dpartument has i: quota of what we term SENSATIONAL BARGAINS. I :L:IN R Ma RVELLOUSLY REDUCED PRICES, :-:: COSTl ?-3IES. AT SENSATIONAL REDUCTIONS. DRESS GOODS BEING CLEARED AT ABOUT HALF-PRICE, !i·:ILINEN AND COTTON GOODS, AT SENSATIONAL REDUCTIONS. i'?: ~~;:?':? : i:::' ........ . - . : • IN THE CLOTHING+ & MERCERY SRORE THE BARGAINS are Very Intereisting. SMEN', .YOUTHS', and BOYS SUITS, a: Reduced Prices. +-i::! HATS; sHIRTS, SCARFS, BRACE S. etc,, t aGi ft Prices. Shop .early in the day, thus avoid the inevitable crush-usual during the afternoon. +.+ .. -..·.r. ? + i? ·i·,'.+T(?+ . '; ':.-:, ,a Mi.. x~ 7-: c-·; * Business Notices. NEW YEAR GIFfS. - .. ? jew - ,rnment Trctvn s is alway as i: T :.'-? : '- · : - . . ::· ·· ...
"PEANUT KING." PERCY BRUNTON'S LATEST ROLE. [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 27 February 1914
"PEANUT KING." PERCY BRUNTON'S LATEST ROLE. At the Port Melbourne Court on Wednesday Percy Brunton, the self styled "Peanut King," was charged with street obstruction, and was fined £1, with the alternative of seven days' imprisonment. He was allowed seven days in which to pay. Constable Burke said that he was going on duty on Tuesday night about 8.20 when he saw Brunton ad dressing a large crowd outside the police station, at the corner of Graham and Bay streets. When witness endeavored to get Brunton to move on he caught hold of a tree, to which he clung, and witness had to pull him from the box on which he was mounted by main force. Brunton, on oath, said he was die tributing peanuts free to the children near the picture theatre. He reckoned he must have given away about 15s worth, as he did not wish to take them back to town. He was not aware of the constable's identity, as he was in civilian's clothee. Sergeant Nugent: \Why did you catch hold of the tree ? Brunton: To prevent m...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 27 February 1914
NOAH DAVEY, TOCK AND SHAREBROKER, MINING AGENT, HIGH-STREET, MIARYBOROUGH 'PHONE 62. ARE SO PLEASANT TO TAKE. "I was inclined to be conetipated and wa? always compelled to take a laxative," writes MIr. Hugh McNaughton, Lubeck, 'ic. "Chamberlain's Tablets were recoummended to me and a few dbses relived me of this troublesome complaint. I think so highly of them that now I take an occasional dose, which helps to kep .~n in eood health." For esale by B. Earl and-Co., J. Thornhill and. Co J. t3racie, Howlett and Black. "Oceolo" Ehatmpoo, by H. Deady, hairdresser, and all storekeepers. Lost and Found. F 1OSr,-Red COWV, brand M F, ear L marked. Reward on returning to G. M'Ca~N, Gladstone-etreet. Detainer will be prosecuted. GOT VERY WEAK. "My boy Jack was very bad with Diarrhoea," writes Mrs. M. Lee, Forbes, N.S.W. "For quite a fortnight he was ill and got very weak, My huzband bought a bottle of Chamberlain's Colic and Diarrhoea Remedy and to our surprise one dose completely relieved him...
FIERCE FIRE. WHEEL SHED DESTROYED. MELBOURNE, THURSDAY. [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 27 February 1914
FIERCE FIRE. WHEEL SHED DESTROYED. MELBOURNE, THURSDaY. The wheel shed at the Sunshine harvester works, Braybrook, was, with its contents, destroyed by fire at 1.30 a.m. to-day. The building, which covered about 200ft. by 2001t., was ablaze before the firemen were notified, and on their arrival flames were bursting through a light iron roof. The firemen had great diffi culty in preventing the spread of the outbreak to the other buildings at the works, and they were par ticularly fortunate in confining the fire to the wheel shed.
MURDER AND SUICIDE. A BOORT SENSATION. [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 27 February 1914
MURDER AND sULCIDE. A.? BOORJ SE?S3ATION. 3r: Oswald Coutts, eon of 31 Robe:t Coutra, a weil-known grazier of Long View station, near Boort, was on Taesdar shot dead by the s:tation cook George AppPlby, with a ·ing,. barreted gun. The cook told Mr Coaut thsat he would leave and go t: Melbourne by the excursion tram ilar ing Boor, on Tuesda.y Mr Cbutte -said he would. dendu a week's wages if the cook did not airv the ususi netice. Boath then came into town a, -tii &srZued- the poinL. Mr Coattn woid not ettle under.ar notber con Citions. W\rhen Mf Couits retiuEmA with hs groom the cook said he would shICot birm. Mr Coutts did no; take thie msatte seriously, bu` t on -ettin a?u o. the buggy he saw the ce\k Pick up a gun, and he (341 Cou.ts) said ' Don't bhe foolish" bhut on aiein ths no was m earnest, hi .ried to getot away, W4t 5 as shot at a distance ot about .hre vardss under th leftE shoulder. The groom ran to his mas~te??F sEide, aUd rhe muraerer said,:" If yoo don't stand...
CABLE RATE. LONDON, WEDNESDAY. [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 27 February 1914
CABLE RATE. LONDOON, WrDNsIaY. lAt thet meeting .of the Pacfic Gable Board to-day a section of the imembers of the board strongly op pos~ed the suggested reduction of the New :Zaland cable rate by 4d- pr -ord, thus bringing the charge down to 2s 8d per word. An eafort wa made :to expunge the minute cover ing the reduction motion introduc-d by :Mr T. Malckenzie, High Comm~i sioiner for New Zealand, but thE board as a whole confirmed the minute i:whereupon Sir Henry Prim rose resigned "the chairmsanship. £TwiFras stated a few days ago that Sir Matthew Nathan, represrentative of :thleTreasury on the Pacific Cablr Board, had B eoen instructoed to o pose the proposed redulction o0 t~L New Zealand rate.3
MINING NEWS. THE SHAREMARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 27 February 1914
MIbN ING CN EWS. THE SHAREMARKET. Mr Noah Davey, stock and sharebroker, High-street, Maryborough, reports the following closing quotations at the last meetings of the Melbourne and Ballarat stock exchanges yesterday afternoon: AR&RAT DISTRICT. Cathcart-b 215 Cathcart (paid)- b 2/5 Cathcart Central-b 31/, s 31!6, sales 31;6 Cathcart Victory-b 1/7, a 119 Central Langi-- 3/3 Great Langi-b 3/6, a 3/11i, sales S3/d, 3/7 Langi N.-b 516, a 57 Langi 8.-b 14/, a 15/ New Langi-b 32/4ol, a 33/ New Langi (paid)-b 33/, a 34/6 Upper Langi-b 1/3)(, a 1/4 Upper Langi (paid)-b 2/6, a 2/9 BEAUFORT DISTRICT. Beaufort Deep Lead-b 2/8, a 2/10 Hope-b 816, s 10/6 Hope Ext.-b 313, a 3/6 Hope N.-b 10/, a 1213 Hope 8.-b 2/3, a 219 Hope Ext; W.--s 1/3 Hope Ext. W. (paid)-b 10d, a 1/3 BALLARAT DISTRICT. Llanberris No. 1-b 81, a 8/9 New Normanby-b 216, a 3/ N. Woah Hawp-b 31 Vic. United-b 1/6 BERRINGA AND SCARSDALE. Birthday Tunnel -b 2/6, a 3/ Golden Reefs--b 2/, a 2/4 New Jubilee-b 1/4 Scarsdale-b 3/1...
EMBEZZLEMENT CASE. £5000 REPAID. CLERK REMANDED FOR SENTENCE. MELBOURNE, THURSDAY. [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 27 February 1914
EMBEZZLEMENT CASE. £5000 REPAID. CLERK REMANDED FOR SENTENCE. MELBOURtNE, ITHUCDAsY. Mr Justice Cussen, in the Criminal Court this morning, refused to state a case for the opinion of the Full Court in the case of Walter Kingsley Dawson, who had been convicted of embezzling money belonging to his former employer, John George Aik man, trading as Richards and Co,, drapers. Accused, who had pre viously pleaded not guilty to two other charges, now withdrew that plea and pleaded guilty. It was stated by counsel for the defence that Dawson had handel over to Aikman all his property valued at £6073, and that Aikman had given Dawson a promissory note for six months for £1073, so that Dawson was paying Aikman £5000. Dawson was arrested in July last and he had suffered eight months' suspense, and he had a sister in delicate health with two children depending on him. Counsel asked that these matters should be considered when sentence was being passed. Dawson was remanded for sen tence.
GENERAL NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 2 March 1914
GENERAL NEWS, Fire broke out in the Chinese camp, Rutherglen, on FridJay afternoon, and eleven buildings were destroyed. I is supposed to be a case of ar-on in eluded in the number of buinidings _e stroyed were two stores, a Joss house, and huts. One store was inijured for £250. At the Por tland freezing ,ork operations for the season have bern concluded. About 6 ,0i0 sheep and lambs and 200 head of cattle ',were treated. _Mr 3. B. Brant. of he Cairn Curran i state, Baringhup, whilsr drir ing into Maldon on Wednesday nightn l was thrown out of his gi-' on t, the road. through a wheeil ?iking a stumpi on the track. With the exception of a few bruises, he escape:? injury. General air I.n Hmnilton will visit Bendigo on W ednesday, March 11, a nd inspect the G67th infanmtry and trainees under the compulsory military service system. The Warrnamboo!, Geolo',ng. and Hamilton Pipe Bandsa, which will be in Bendigo in conection with the fire brigades' annual demonstration, will escort Sir Ian...
JOHNNIE'S JOKE. [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 2 March 1914
JOHINNIE'S JOKE. Toole's was a -rand of humour that went out with the un and the racti on!al joke. The thins the o m'ian and his friends did o. the sase, a matter or course and 'to raise a lau:," would to-day bring e .ihin e 12ctuches of the 1aw on mn . oc_0ions. The pun was less deastat.ng s rule. Sims Reeves told the story hs remhniscencs, how he ' as plaw-ng the :''t of Tom Tug in conpanE with 1i, friend Toole, who was al-o a mrieser of the cast. In the "Wfaterm.an," explains, a word or two or a "D', was held permissible; and, parly, to amuse the audience, partly to astonijh his f low actor, Ree-.es, in a certain scene. in reply to Toole's question. ",hat's the meaning of all this?" repl,.., "The meaning of it is tha you've been made a" tool of, and I'm a happy rfellow. " "Johnnmo looked v,,y much .,rps ed,' Reeves relate, nd as popu lar comedian does not, if he can help it, allow himsrelf o be s-cin d o1. he. after a moment's reflection - during which he must have suffered t'e ....
OVER DEVELOPMENT OF MUSCLES. [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 2 March 1914
OVER DEVELOPMENT OF IMUSCLES. In all systems of physical training the only aim and object is to maintaii health. I cannot agree with the methods whose aim is to pile up lumis of muscles on every part of the body, a doctor explains. An advertiement showing a man with a biceps Lke a leg of mutton on his arm is enough to de termine me to have nothing to do with that system. Those muscles are ab solutely useless unless you want, to go on the music i'll stage as a strong man, or wish to convert yourself into a human carthorse. The strain put on the heart in the process of acquir ing those disfiguring hunks about the body counteracts all the good that the exercise might have done.. The im portant organs of the body-the heart the lungs, the liver, and the kidneys- derive no benefit from abnormal inusou !.ar development. Many trainees have a good working knowledge of muscu lar development and how to acauire it, but they know nothing about the heart. They cannot use a stetho scope and find o...
HIS SUGGESTION. [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 2 March 1914
HIS SUGGESTION. By the restaurant pay-desk stood the manager, greeting each outgo.ng and incoming guest with a seraphie, mana gerial smile. The smile grew broader, and, if pos sible, sweeter, as an elderly gentleman, looking well fed and comfortable, ap proached to pay his bill. When he had colleoted his change he turned and noticed the beaming manager. "By the way," said he, "you say on your bills of fare that you are always glad to receive suggestions from cus tomers as to any possible improve ments that occur to them." "That is so, sir-that is so " an swered the smiling one. "Have Tou any suggestion you wish to make ? "Well-er-yes, I have. You state thafl you make your own sausages in this establishment, do you not?" "That is oorreot, sir-we do f" "Well, then, I would suggest. that you let someone else do it. Good .mowing t Passer-by: "What is the fuss in the school yard, boy?" The Boy: " Why, the doctor has just been around examin in' us, an' one of the deficient boys is knockin...
EXECUTION OF BENTON. RELATIVES TO VIEW BODY. WASHINGTON, FRIDAY. [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 2 March 1914
EXECUTION OF BE NTON. RELATIVES TO VIEW BODY. WASHINGTON, FmarD., General Villa, the rebel leader, has agreed to allow two British re presentatives, two American, and two members of the family of Mr Benton to view the body of the ranchowner. It is believed that Mr Benton was buried near Chihuahua City. The Huerta Government is ap pealing to the United States to re consider its recent decision to lift the embargo placed on the exuorta tion of arms to Mexico. President Huerta contends that this action of the United States merely allows the rebels to commit outrages in districts where they control the situation, thus adding to the insecurity of foreigners. It is not likely that the State department will answer this communication,
FERTILISER TERMS. [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 2 March 1914
FERTILISER TERMS. In the minds of farmers who have little time to study the technicalities of nomenclature, confusion may easily arise as to the precise meaning of the different names under which phosphate of lime is offered for agricultural pur poses. There are four forms of phos phate of lime:-1. Soluble in water, as in superphosphate. It is mono-caloic namely, one equivalent of phophoric acid, is combined with one equivalent of lime, and when phosphate of lime is described as "soluble," it is understood by long custom and usance in the trade to mean "soluble in water." This is recognised by the Fertilisers and Feed ing Stuffs Act, because in Section 10, (1), we find the words, "The expres sions 'soluble and insoluble' shall res pectively mean soluble and insoluble in water," and if the phosphate of lime is not soluble in water, but in citric acid, it should be so specified. 2. Sol uble in weak acid, as in basic super phosphate, reverted or retrograde phos phate. This form is "di-...
LONDON MEETING. LONDON, FRIDAY. [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 2 March 1914
LONDON M[EETING, LONDON, FRID-Y. A demonstration was held at the Opera House to-day in sympathy with the nine Labor leaders de ported from South Africa. The gathering pledged itself to assist the return of the nine men to the Union. Mr Waterston, president of the South African Railwaymen's Society. denied that he and his colleagues had been guilty of using dynamite or of plotting to establish a pro visional government during the late trouble in the Union. He admitted. however, that miners on the Rand, during the strike, had spoken about the establishment of a provisional government.