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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Mortlake Dispatch — 22 April 1914
SOON MY FORMER SELF "About 8 years ago I had brass poison ing which caueed liver trouble," writes Mr. \V. A. i'eez, Annat, N.Z. "I could not sleep or eat and wasted to a shadow. After taking Chamberlain's Tablets for a short time my health was greatly im: proved and I have had no return of my trouble. I am now in good health and reckon I owe it to Chamberlain.s Tab lets." Sold at F. Damyon's Pharmacy, Mortlake. BREATHING DIFFICULT "It gives me pleasure to recommend Chamberlain's Cough Remedy to my customers," writes Airs. Alice Morrison, Cr. Carr & Fitzgerald Sts., Perth, W.A. My children, Horace and Gwen, were always getting bad colds attended by difficult breathing and I had many a sleepless night until I tried Chamber lain's Cough Remedy. Now if they get a slight cold I give them a dose of it and the cold is no more.'' Sold at F. Dam yon's Pharmacy. Mortlake,
THE COLONIAL BANK OF AUSTRALASIA LTD. [Newspaper Article] — Mortlake Dispatch — 22 April 1914
THE COLONIAL BANK OF AUSTRALASIA LTD. The balance sheet of the Colonial Bank of Australasia Ltd. for the half-year ended 31st March last has been published. The net profit for the half-year amounted to ,£29230 7s 4d. A dividend at the rate of 7 per cent, per annum has been made on both preference and ordinary shares, ;£l0,000 is being placed to the reserve fund, making .£20,000 for the year, and raising that fund to .£220,000. The re serve fund is now equal to one half the paid up capital of the bank. .£5000 is being placed in reduction of bank premises, and ,£4485 5s is being carried forward to next half year. The balance sheet shows great strength in coin, bullion, deben tures and other liquid assets which amount to ,£2,078,787 lis 6d. This is more than sufficient to pay all the current account balances and other liabilities on demand and is equal to 46 per cent of the total liabilities of the bank. The bank always shows great strength in reserves, but the figures are higher than ...
"The Dispatch" WEDNESDAY, APRIL 22. PUBLISHED WEDNESDAY AND SATURDAY Local and General News [Newspaper Article] — Mortlake Dispatch — 22 April 1914
"The Dispatch" WEDNESDAY, APRIL 22. Published Wednesday and Saturday Local and General News The aldermen of the Woolongong Municipal Council have decided to relieve the strain of civic adminis tration by summarily adjourning their debates eyery two. hours for a smoke. This decision (accord ing to the Wollongong correspon dent of the "Sydney Morning Herald" was arrived at on Thurs day night. Alderman Grahatn moved, "That in future aldermen be allowed to Smoke at. the meet ings of the council." The alder men seemed anxious to preserve the right to enjoy a smpfre; but the trend of the discussion on the matter showed that they would prefer a modification of the sug gestion, so as not to compromise the historic dignity of the | aldermanic office. ,An alderman | smoking in the chamber of muni cipal wisdom might ruin the austere decorum usually associated with the discussions ; but, on the other hand, it might act • on the aldermanic character as it is sup posed to have on that of the Nort...
BORN IN MELBOURNE OVER 70 YEARS AGO. WOMAN ENJOYS GOOD HEALTH. [Newspaper Article] — Mortlake Dispatch — 22 April 1914
BORN IN MELBOURNE OVER 70 YEARS AGO. I WOMAN ENJOYS GOOD HEALTH. It is 72 years since Mrs, Eliza beth Griffin was born at the cprner of what is now Bourke and Swan ston streets. In those old days Melbourne had barely begun to ex ist. Mrs. Griffin's parents, Mr. and Mrs. P. Sherlock, came out from Meath, Ireland, in the Alex andra, landing at Port Phillip on New Year's Day, 1842. They did not stay long in Melbourne, but went to Geelong, where Mr. Sherlock became a farmer. Mr, Sherlock died as the result of an accident at the age of 67, and Mrs. Sherlock was 82. The family is, apparently, long lived. Mr. Griffin was a storekeeper at Camperdown when he married Elizabeth Sherlock. He died in 1881 as the result of a fall from his horse. For twenty j'ears Mrs. Griffin was postmistress at Naroghid. six miles the other side of Camper down, and when she left to live in Melbourne the 'residents'gave her a testimonial. Mrs. Griffin now lives at North Fitzroy' with a married daughter. She is vi...
HOW CECIL RHODES DISCOVERED A DIAMOND FIELD. [Newspaper Article] — Mortlake Dispatch — 22 April 1914
HOW CECIL RHODES DISCOVERED A DIAMOND FIELD. A German trailer in skins and os • rich feathers from the interior, with Metermaritzburg as his frontier sta ion, drove into Capetown one after •oon. He had been two months bring* ng in his waggons, each drawn by ten •oke of long-hornetl oxen, from the 'rontHer trading post named. This trader, among other curious ' hings, had a dozen or so very brll iant pebbles, which he was showing ■' his fri?nds. "Fine specimens of globular quartz," ■said a doctor, uewlv arrived, who had ust enough of a smattering of geology o know nothing pt all about it. "Would you mind giving me one or wo of those pebbles?" said a tall, lark-skinned, slender young man. "Or • will buy them from you at whatever ou may consider them worth. I have ■ o such stones in my collection at lome." "My dear sir," the other replied, with the heartiness of the dweller on he veldt, "you are very welcome to a couple. Pick out any two you may fancy." The dark yount; man selected two ...
ESCAPE FROM A MILITARY PRISON. [Newspaper Article] — Mortlake Dispatch — 22 April 1914
ESCAPE FROM A MILITARY PRISON. Or** of r'rs most ingenious and c:ar >? Gs.iajsRs r'roi.-i prison thai ever took ).ce happened during the American vi'i War. hen .103 Union ofiicers ea O'mJ by moans of a tunnel l'roni Lib . Prison. Richmond. This building ts originally a warehouse, but bars '■fl been placed at. all ttie windows, d as it stood quite detached, it was '.v.Jir.paraUvciy e:v.-y m:uicr to guard securely with a .s:r:ail force and keep .'ery door and window in full view orn without. There were 1200 army dicers kept in this prison. They were '.lowed to wander practically all over he building, with the , exception of :ie cellars. Of these, only one was ot generally In use, and to gain access > this, the bricks at the back of a fire lace were removed, and an S-shapett ■assage made into the cellar. This ■vork was done at night with a knife md an old chisel, and the bricks re dact for the next day, as the fire dace was in constant use. The cellar having been reached, the nex...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Mortlake Dispatch — 22 April 1914
NEW SESAON'S MILLINERY. :1 W We have pleasure in announcing that we;have opened up our NEW WINTER MILLINERY, which includes all the Latest Styles lirVeJvet, Plush, Felt & other Up=to-date Shapes. you ©ass form a correct idea I v . Styles that will he worn this 1 season. Our Show Room and Millinery De partment is now under the super vision of Miss. TAYLOR, who has had fading City and Country experience. Miss. Taylor has just arrived from the pGity with all tne Latest ideas in Millinery, and all orders en trusted to her will be finished in mcst up-to-date style. A. STEWART & Co. Merchants, Morflake. r We are now showing a full range of new goods for s Autumn & Winter Wear *> 3 Including— Donegal and Harris Tweeds ^ S Costume Cloths S \ Fox's Serge v ^ ' Amaranth Finish Serge 5 Coating Serges etc. ^ For Dresses & Costumes. S i ? s Also a full range of Golf and Flette Blousings. Ladies and Childrens Millinery is shown in all the latest colors and shape...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Mortlake Dispatch — 22 April 1914
In theM days of high priced labour th« farmer who succeeds best is the one who has the wit to make himself as nearly inde pendent of labour as is possible. Tho Gaso lene Engine is the cheapest and most prs-c ticable means of reducing labour cost. Inter national Harvester Co. of Australia Ply.Ltd. are the headquarters for theseengines. Their branches in the capital cities of each state carry numerous stocks of engines from a little one-horse power to a 45 H.P. Tractor, which saves its owners the work of 4 to 6 men. Just at present they are offering stationery and portable engines at pounds le:.3 than their real value, and giving ridiculously easy terms. ^ Remember that this offer is made on the world's leading engines (nearly 200,000 in use.) Get posted on it before it is withdrawn.
BABY'S FLOCKS AND HERDS. [Newspaper Article] — Mortlake Dispatch — 22 April 1914
BABY'S FLOCKS AND HERDS. As soon -ai; a Lapp baby is born, a reindeer is presented to him. This reindeer Is literally his s'art In life, for not only that deer, but all its young —and as they grow up, all their young deer—belong to the child. When he is of age, he has quite a herd of his own. This custom is of much greater use to him than if every aunt, uncle and cousin he had in the world pre* sented him with the heaviest Silver spoon they could find. Variations of temperature in the ocean do not exist at a greater depth than 600 feet. Below that the tern* perature never varies. Life is like a railway train, and we Rre the passengers who grumble at Its slowness until we near the Ur Qiaos.
FATAL FIRE AT MEREDITH. ROYAL HOTEL DESTROYED. ELDERLY WOMAN PERISHES. Geelong, Sunday [Newspaper Article] — Mortlake Dispatch — 22 April 1914
FATAL FIRE AT MEREDITH. ROYAL, HOTEL DESTROYED. &nbsp; ELDERLY WOMAN PERISHES. Geelong, Sunday An elderly woman was burnt to death at Meredith early this morn- ing through failing to escape from the Royal hotel, which caught fire between 2 and 3 o'clock. It was a three-storeyed place, containing about 25 rooms. The flames were first noticed by a neighbor, who roused the inmates, and within an hour the building, which burnt like tinder, was totally destroyed. It is believed that the fire started in the room of a domestic servant named Zee, who is a married woman. When the flames were at their highest, consternation was caused by a report that this woman was still in the building. A search amongst the ruins later on reveal- ed the charred remains. The licensee of hotel was James Bourke, and the building was insured. Other occupants of the hotel had an exciting experience, for they just had sufficient time to escape in &nbsp; their night attire. Only a few &nbsp...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Mortlake Dispatch — 25 April 1914
Announcements. TAILOR & OUTFITTER DESIRES to Announce that he has purchased the Tailoring and Outfitting Business of Mr. F. A. FRASER, of Terang, and that he will visit Mortlake when re quired. Dentistry. Mr. W. A. PARRAMORE, L.D.S.,R.D.S. D'ENTIST, Of Terang, —WilJ Visit— —MORTLAKE EVERY FRIDAY, - And may be Consulted at MAC'S HOTEL from 9.30'a.ni. to 4.30 p.m. Mr Parramore will visit patients attlieir Private Residence if desired. IAWS0N BEOS.. DENTISTS. •Mr. F. S. W. MAWSON will Visit as follows:— At Mrs. Scarletts, opposite the Railway Station. Camperdown, Wednesday, 22nd April. Cobden, Thursday, 23rd April Terang, Friday, 24tli April Mortlake,' Saturday, 25th April Garvoc, Monday, till noon, 27th April Lega-i,. BACKHOUSE & ARCHER, SOLICITORS AND CONVEYANCERS | —Offices: Dunlop Street, Mortlake.— j Mr. GEOFFREY LEE ARCHER, Reei j dent Partner at Mortlake. ' Mr. E. L. BACKHOUSE M.A., LL.B., Terang. Professional. Or. Harrie B. LEE, ' Of Collins Street, Melbourne, H...
MARKETS. TERANG PIG MARKET Wednesday, 22nd April, 1914. [Newspaper Article] — Mortlake Dispatch — 25 April 1914
MARKETS. TERANG PIG MARKET Wednesday, 22nd April, 1914. 6G4 pigs forward. Bacon era.—233 pemiecL lor prune baconers, valuei showed'a slight increase; Wuiile medium and rough sorts were unaltered. Ex'cra prime quality baconers, £3 id/ to £3 iy/; prime quality baconers, £8. 10/ t.) £3 14/; light weights, prime, from £3 3/; medium sorts from £2 10/. Store Pigs.—Competition was dull, and values on ttoe whole showed in favor of buyers. Forward store pigs, £2 7/6 to £2 15/; small stores from £1 15/; slips from 25/; suckers from 15/. Next fortnigntly pig sale on Wednesday, 6t'h> May. Dalgety .and Co. Ltd. report having penned 196 pigs, of whi-jh 50 wer6 fats, and sold for the following vendors: — Messrs. D. Clarke, 16 prime lightweight baconers at £3 12/6; W. Smitlh at £3 10/ and £2 14/6 • J. McNamara at £3 7/ and £2 14/; AV. C. Smith at £3 ; J. Beard at £2 15/; ~\V. Mclntyre at £2 15/. Stores for Messrs. M. Lour-cy at £2 10/; W. Findlay at £2 10/; C. Bone at £2 7/; G. J. Thompson; Jas....
WARRNAMBOOL RACES. WINTER MEETING NOMINATIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Mortlake Dispatch — 25 April 1914
WARRNAMBOOL RACES. WINTER MEETING NOMINATIONS. Nominations for the Warrnambool x-iaeing Club's winter meeting, to bo iieJd on tiio 5th' and 7th May, closed on Tuesday evening with the secretary, Mr. A. H. Davies. The entries are excep t onally good, and ineludo a good con tingent of m: tropolitan performers. Tiie list is as follows:— ^ ) FIRST DAY. / Trial Handicap Hurdle Race: Vodski, The i/runt>, Last Sheaf, Battue, Golden Vale, Santorin, B^vensid, Ornate, Kirk Brae, Lloyd. -uauteii i'late: Silt, Taroon, Ivirkora, i'orseiina, Olympic. Curlano, Itua, Bou qii'jtire, Tweedside, Draw Thread, Our Estuer, Alfius, Beeeassine, Pernickety, Portnahav-sn, Prinqess Hazel. ■ Biierly Handicap Steepiecliase: Jack As.; ore, lioinana, Ouac.'i, vVasseca, Oby dos, Kirkstall, Arion, Happy Tar, Mus ton, Moioka, Pladda, Coradjill, Alcuin, AL'abohnyali, Seldom, V.iu.R. Yvangoom Handicap: "VVarrain, Glen bolt, Machiavelli, El Bro, Jacare, Mas sey, Last Sheaf, Loch Free, Nat Kirk, Pahaba, Asterbert, Ha...
DISTRICT POLICE COURTS THE QUARTERLY RETURNS. [Newspaper Article] — Mortlake Dispatch — 25 April 1914
! DISTRICT P01IBE I COURTS THE QUARTERLY RETURNS. At the Terang Police Court during tiie quarter ended Maro.i 3i, one charge of assault was beard; tliree complaints I ol drunkenness; one truancy ease; two complaints alleging breaches of the ! Vaccination A.t. One debtor was sum moned as fraudulent, and an order was made against him under the Fraudulent IXbtors1 Act. Turee applications weie neaid for licenses. Twelve debt cases were '.heard; claims totalled £77 13/9, and verdicts £63-11/2. Seven debt cases : weie settled out of court. Mr. J. 15. : Vines, J .P., attended nine sittings; Mr. ; P. L. Norris, J.P., ten; Mr. 11. P. Bennett, J.P., seven; Mr. Read Mur phy, P.M., one; Mr. H. P. Coy, J.P., six; Mr. J. Bradshaw, J.P., six; Mr. ' Coiien, P.M., one; ;and Mr. A. J. : Brookman,. J.P., four. 1 Alt tlie Cobden Court during the quarter ended March 31, two complaints alleging breaches of the Education Act were heard; two alleging breaches of bylaws: three alleging breaches of the Facto...
WARRNAMBOOL AMATEUR TURF CLUB. THE NOMINATIONS. The following are the nominations for the Warrnambool Amateur Turf Club's meeting, to be held on the 6th May:— [Newspaper Article] — Mortlake Dispatch — 25 April 1914
WARRNAMBOOL AMATEUR TURF CLUB. THE NOMINATIONS. ; The following are the nominations for I the Wamiambool Amateur Turf Club's I mpfitinfr. tn be held on the 6th May:— Trial Handicap: Rotunda, Miss Juno, Abbey Craig, Cordullion, Scottish Club, New Fly, Ornate, Bouquetiro, Pahaca, Rua, Portnahaven, Rayon d'Or, Beci/a ssine, Allius, Dowling Forest. Pony Race: Nadina, Little Beau, Romance, Sunday, Warrambcach, Bel lus, Scotchi Jock, Maggie M., Stene. Hurdle Race: Rose of Falkirk, Nilka, Ludwig. Coupar, Ricochet, Fulcrum, Kaze, Kirk Brae, Spanish, Friar. Amateur Turf Club Plate: The Prune, Lady Langnlac, Coupar, Grafton dale, Kirk Bra?, Becca^sin-e, Dowling Forest. Wellington Stakes: Rose of Falkirk, T''e Prune, Uxbridge, Ludwig, Nilka, Ricochet, Fulcrum, Minato, Autumna, Huston. Handicap Flying Stakes: Hypo, EI Bro Coupar, Calaverite, Bouquetire, Pahata, Graftonda'e, Portnahaven, Bec cassine, Rayon d'Or, Alfius, Bohindie. Ladies' Bracelet: Hypo, Abbey Craig, E' Bro, Graftondal'% Portnaha...
Objected to Bo[?]sters. [Newspaper Article] — Mortlake Dispatch — 25 April 1914
Objected to Bolsters. A gentleman, while enjoying a holi day at Scarborough last summer, an.' staying at a large hotel, was amuse one morning at breakfast, by a foreicr." er, who excited great curiosity by th way in which he ate his egirs. Thrus in? hie spoon into the middle, he drev o'.c the entire yolk, devoured it, an* passed on to «!ie next. When he had got on to his seven t": egg, an old iarmsr. who had been pr j'ldic^d against monsieur on amour of his moustachJos. could brook sue1 extravagance no longer, and, speal iug 'ip. saJd: "Why, sir, you l^ave all the white How is the landlord to provide break fes's at that rats?" "Vy," the barbarian, "yoi wouldn't hai' nk- to cat de vite? Dc yolk is de sohicV.arj. de vite the ted ders. Am I lo ynoTre von bolster oi aiv stomach?" The farmer said no more.
THE WESTERN FACTORIES THE SUMMER BALANCE SHEETS. [Newspaper Article] — Mortlake Dispatch — 25 April 1914
THE WESTERN FACTORIES THE SUMMER BALANCE SHEETS. The balance sheets for the summei jus-t closed of the Colac, Camperdown, Gobden aud Glenormiston factories aie to hand. These four big lactones cover practically M. Mk country around tueir conties, and the results form an admirable gauge of the • oiidition of the industry throughout the district. The figures are again laige, and show that the butter industry is holding its own. The spring and eaily summer were of the average type. T e summer set in dry, but its effects were not noticeable until the new yearjvas well 011 its way. The following table ^ives the amounts paid for milk and uream in the six months (twelve months 101 Camperdown) and the amounts' re ceived for ^tte.-:-^ Butter Factory. . Milk. Uream. Sales. r„inf, .. 47,861 94,832 136,385 Glenormiston .. 47,958 3,275 62,099 rvVwW 20,609 *10,000 3o,474 :Camper'down 30,620 8/,290 136,38o ♦Estimated. JTwelve months. The figures are all very substantial, but their outstanding feat...
Captured. [Newspaper Article] — Mortlake Dispatch — 25 April 1914
Captured. "It's the unexpectedness of It, mj boy," remarked ?» gay bachelor to his friend, "that tafc«s my breath away Dirl yon have any hle;i you were going to propose to he- «hen you went there last night?" "Well—er—not axactly," was the mournful reply, "but as soon as she came into the drawing-room I saw by the look in her eye that I was going to propose before I went away!"
"A PERNICIOUS POLICY." SHIRE COUNCIL'S PROTEST. [Newspaper Article] — Mortlake Dispatch — 25 April 1914
tfA PERNICIOUS POLICY." SHIRE COUNCIL'S PROTEST. At the CoLac Shire Council's monthly Hireling 011 Monday, a report was re iv&lt; d from a sub-committee appointed iui' the purpose, that they had purchas ''! ■i motor roller for the Sflire at a cost of £650. Kanisay said that while on. t'ho •mi liiin !;o would like to say that in I'WWaml the roller cost something over and lie liiad made enquiries from agents as to why the cost was so great It was pointed out that the duty no less than £97. He was aston '&lt;1, sewing that there was no manu facturer in Australia. The machine was !&lt;>'" making roads for the people, and the people toad to pay for that duty. was expected of councils that they s-"oul(l provide go or] roads, and yet they Wo:'o compelled to pay about one-quarter of tlio cost of machinery for the purpose in duty. He. moved t'hat the attention of t»he Country Roads Board be directed to tlie matter, with the request that steps be taken to have the d...
Apace with Science. [Newspaper Article] — Mortlake Dispatch — 25 April 1914
Apace with Science. Doctor: What? Troubled with sleep lessness? Eat something before go ins to bed. Pntient: Why, doctor, you once told ;e never to eat anything before .going 'o bed. Doctor (with dignity): Pooh, pooh! That was last January. Science has made enormous strides since then. In the face of all our wondrous ad vance in knowledge, we die; still we ?row old. In some regards we are no "■•'irjer, have got nc further, than the •«!'i'age cave-dwtJle:- of twenty, it may forty a hundred, thousand years dgo. The great thing in this world Is "»'*t where we stand, but In what di ction v. s are moving. We must sail -hn port, sometimes with the sometimes against it, but we - roil. ^jot. drift, nor 1I« at st"3 a little advice 00 1 w fe. will you? I hut I can | ,, how to bf \ u- a s° that you wu j wnk you are the manager.