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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Dunmunkle Standard — 31 July 1914
COMMERCIAL HOTEL, MURTOA. W. LLOYD, Proprietor (Late of Mac's Hotel, GlenthompSbn) DEGS to intimate that he has taken -■-* a long lease of the above well appointed hostelry, where he hopes by , strict attention to the requirements of customers to merit a fair share of public patronage. Every comfort and con venience for travellers and callers at | reasonable rates. I Well furnished and excellent dining j rooms. ! Only the Choicest Brands of Ales, Wines and Spirits kept on hand. Free Stabling. Vehicles on hire. Free Cabs meet all trains. Tel. No. 17. H. T. WONG, Chinese Herbalist, McPherson Street, Horsham, SUCCESSFULLY treats all' kinds ^ of Diseases, external and internal Visits MURTOA FORTNIGHTLY, on Friday and Saturday, and may be consulted at Mason's Club Hotel. Next Visit—31st July and 1st Aug BRIDAL PORTRAITS FOR Particular Brides There is something so natural, so lifelike, so delightfully characteristic of the Sitters in Richards and Co.'s Bridal Portraits that the most parti...
SHOCKING GUN ACCIDENT. [Newspaper Article] — Dunmunkle Standard — 31 July 1914
SHOCKING DUN ACCIDENT. A. shockir.g gun accident'happened - at Laen r>:i Wednesday 22nd inst., to a young nwn named Edward Keel, aged 26, who received serious injuries to the ieft shoulder through the acci dental discharge of his gun. It appears that "Keel, who had beea working re cently for Messrs. McGoldrick Bros., eucalyptus manufactuers, St. Arnauci, went out to Avon Plains with two com panions for a couple of days' bare shoot ing. About 6 o'clock in the evening they were shifting camp to another paoaock The three men were seated at the front of the waggon, Keel being in the centre, when his gun slipped off the ledge on which the stock was rest ing, In pulling it up the hammers were evidently lifted and then released. Both barrels were loaded, but one cartridge missed fired. The contents of the other, however, were discharged into Keel's shoulder, the muzzle of the pun almost touching same at the time. His companions were deafened for a few moments by the explosion, and then ...
GENERAL NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — Dunmunkle Standard — 31 July 1914
GENERAL NEWS. It was resolved on the casting vote of the chairman to wind up the affairs ■ of the Beulah Agricultural Society,; but a public meeting, called by the president of Karkarooc Shire, has de ' cided to reconstruck the Society. j At a meeting oFThe Vfotorfnn Stat© Cabinet, held on Monday, the Minis ter of Railways brought under notice the question of railway cormnection through Gorofao, in connection wit-Fr the proposed general reference of the Bd enbopo district to the Railways Stand ing Committee. It wag resolved that au early opportunity should be taSreo. to brings forward the necessary motion in the Legislative Assembly, so that the Railways Standing Committer might determine wliethor tho Gbroko&lt; extension was justifiable when it was investigating tho Edenhope proposition.. The falling off in railway revenue reflected in the return presented" to tho Commissioners last week continues to assert itsolf. According to a return i madw available in which the opera t...
GOLF. [Newspaper Article] — Dunmunkle Standard — 31 July 1914
GOLF. The competitios for trophies donated by Mr. F. G. Hempel were very keenly contested at the Murtoa links, Mrs. Uiber winning the lady's prize. Messrs. Tepper, Lamont and Habel had to play off for the gent's trophy, Mr. Lamont beating Mr, Habel. Results:— LADIES. Gross. H'cp. Net. Mrs. Utbor 75 2 73 Mrs. Walker ' - 99 20 79 Miss Hogan ... •• 92 10 8 Mise Barllenian .. "6 11 Mrs. Murphy ... 84 sc. o Mrs. Lamb ... ... 115 25 90 Misa Hatchett ... 107 J® Miss M'Kean ... 121 14 107 Mies B. Degenhardt ... 135 25 111 Gents—Wednesday. W. Tepper 102 13 J. S. Morrison ... "} 20 H M Pepper ••• l" 20 Jl P Utber 1W 18 9 W Pet rasa 106 13 93 vv rtuiuaa ♦ __ ft4 J Thompson — 105 11 O W Saywer ... 113 18 95 L G Lamb ... ••• 103 ® 0I A Morrison ... ••• 119 20 C Oulten 122 20 102 C Lamont Gents—Saturday. 101 16 85 0 Mabel ... ' »• 109 24 85 H 0 Comport 91 3 88 H A Tepper ... 98 10 L Walker ... - 89 sc. 89 H W Haley 90 B0- ^0 E Murphy ... ••• 98 8 90 GM'Mullen... - J01 11 B0 J W Smith ... ... 115 ...
FOOTBALL. [Newspaper Article] — Dunmunkle Standard — 31 July 1914
FOOTBALL. Minyip visited Stawell on Wednes day, where the game proved rather one ^ sided, owing to the visitors' misfortune 1 in being unable to get together a strong J team. No less than six of their best players were absentees, viz., O'Rourke and Barrett (rovers), Pitman ar.d Peter ing (ruck), Ewins (forward), and B. Stamp (back). It was, indeed, with great difficulty that the officials of the club were able to get sufficient players to make up their team, and they left Minyip with 16 men and a few sup * porters. The game was played at Central Park, where there was a good attendance, the final result being— Stawell 11.19, Minyip 2.5. At Ararat there was a hard-fought game, the home team defeating Hor sham by 5 points, and the gate takings were £18. Harry Lauder bounced the ball at starting amidst great cheer ing. The final scores were—Ararat 6.8, Horsham 5.9. Stawell now leads for the Wimmera championship with 16 points, Ararat and Horsham being level with 12 points each. At a com...
BLACK DRAUGHT. [Newspaper Article] — Dunmunkle Standard — 31 July 1914
I SLACK DRAUCriT. Epsom salts, oue ounce, senna leaves, ono drachm ; grated ginger, one drachm; Spanish liquorice, half an ounce. Pour half a pint of boiling water on the above ; let , it stand until it is cold ; then strain and add three drops of oil of cloves. For "placing an obstacle on the rail, thereby causing a train to stop," a peasant of Nijni Uovgorod was recently fined. He Was trying to commit suicide, and the "obsta cle" was his own head.
BOILED BATTER PUDDING. [Newspaper Article] — Dunmunkle Standard — 31 July 1914
-nmr/rvn tsatttcr FUODIXc:. Rub gradually three spoonfuls of flour into a pint of milk; simmer till it thickens, then stir in an ounce and a. half of butter, and set it to cool. Add the 3'oke of three eggs; pour the batter into a buttered basin, tie it in a cloth; plunge it into boiling water, bottom up wards; boil for an hour and a half, and serve with fresh butter.
Mr. Birrell's Ghost Story. [Newspaper Article] — Dunmunkle Standard — 31 July 1914
Mr. BirreH's Ghost Storv. « Mr. Birrell told a ghost story at the Bristol Press Fund dinner, when responding to the toast "Literature, nnd Journalism." In referring to a recent speeph by Dr. Silvanus Thompson on the importanco of science, Mr. Birrell said :— "I don't know, my Lord Mayor, whether you ever have bad dreams, but I have been haunted ever since I was almost a boy by the constant repetition of one and the same dream. "It comes to me again and again. It is this. I dream Lam walking about somewhere in some plain or desert, and I suddenly encounter the agitated ghost of Sir Isaac New ton. lie approaches me, his eyes almost starting out of his head ; he tells me who he is, and how ig norant he is of all that has hap pened in the world of science since he left. " 'Now,' ho says, 'I want you to tell me in a . few words—for T have only a quarter of an hour left—all that has happened to the race ; the progress. How is it ? I know what it was when I left it. What is it now ?' "My h...
WEALTH FROM SAWDUST. GAS AND BREAD MADE FROM IT [Newspaper Article] — Dunmunkle Standard — 31 July 1914
WEALTH°WIQ» SAWDUST. -— T 3AS AND BREAD MADE FROM IT American and Canadian sawmills /' have discovered that the sawdust which they hara been perplexed how to rid themselves of as a worthless encumbrance is worth at least £.8 per ton. In Baltimore a chemist has perfected a process of extract ing Bas from sawdust, adequate enough to supply a city like Ot tawa with light and heat at 5ri per 1,000 feet. This is thought to portend that around the great saw mills, which hare been emptying their dust into the Ottawa River, a variety of new industries subsist ing on it are likely to grow up. In Austria, where everything in the shape of fuel is being carefully searched for, sawdust is impreg nated with a mixture of tarry sub stances and heated to the proper temperature ; it is then passed over a plate of iron heated by steam, . from which a screw-conveyer takes • it to a press, where it is com pressed into briquettes of tho re- , .. quired size. The press turns out about nineteen every minut...
PARADE AND SPORTS. [Newspaper Article] — Dunmunkle Standard — 31 July 1914
PARADE AND SPORTS. The welcome rain which fell on Tuesday had the effect of making the show ground very slippery for the military competitions on Wednesday, and Lieut. Hastie felt somewhat chary about allowing the Light-Horse men to risk the competitions, especially as the sky was overcast and there were indica tions of other showers falling. About 10 o'clock he apprised the secretary of the danger, and as the president was out of the town and could not be con sulted, Mr. Lee decided on the advice of some members to act promptly and postpone the sports. A wire was sent to Horsham just in time to stop the horses from entraining, and word was also sent to Rupanyup and Minyip ; but most of the troup had started from the latter place and at two o'clock about thirty mounted men paraded at the square clamoring for the fray. Meanwhile the president had arrived and the weather looked propitious, and several members of the society thought that only a meeting of the committee or the president...
A DAINTY LACE HANDKERCHIEF. [Newspaper Article] — Dunmunkle Standard — 31 July 1914
A DAINTY LACE HANDKERCHIEF. There is always something particularly attractive about a dainty lace hand kerchief, find the sketch shows nn article of this description of extremely pretty design, and at tho same time simple and easy to make. It should he carried out in fine cam bric, and at each of the corners a small pointed piece of the material is cut away. ' * Three-quarters of an inch from the edge, and follow-' ing tho outline of- the ma- "" terinl, there ia a narrdiv ir. insertion of lnce, and • the ~ edge of the Handkerchief itself is trimmed with lace to match. Initials ara " worked in one corner, surrounded by a simple design of tiny ■leaves worked in various shades of green wishing silR.. •«' Lace handkerchiofs arc always suitahlo and profitable ariicios: ,to pare for sale in a bazaar or shop ; but when intended for tha.t.purpose ; . it is as well to work a single initial only upon them," and then- to choose; the letters that are most comnonly required, and the initials and...
THE WORLD'S WEALTHIEST MAN. [Newspaper Article] — Dunmunkle Standard — 7 August 1914
THE WORLD'S WEALTHIEST MAN. The Czar of Russia is the wealthi est man in all the world, far richer even than John D. Rockefeller or any, of the Rothschilds. His civil list , alone amounts to something like | £|2,500,000 a year, and more than a half of this is available for his own private use. In addition, the Czar owns land in European Russia equal in area to the whole of Ireland, and derives from it the colossal revenue of £5,000,000 per annum. And then he also owns land in Siberia which, even in' its present undeveloped state brings him in well over £1,000,000 a year. His annual income, including the interest on his savings, has been es timated at £7,500,000. Seeing, therefore, that tlic Czar puts aside every year a large sum of money for each of his four daughters the prince who contracts a marriage in that quarter is likely to do . ex tremely well for himself frb'ai1 k worldly point of view.
THE DAIRY THE BEST COWS FOR DAIRYING. [Newspaper Article] — Dunmunkle Standard — 7 August 1914
TH E DAIRY '-st* ? THE BEST COWS FOR DAIRYING. Under th« abovfl caption Mr. J. Long, a popular English writer on dairy subjects, in a recent issue . of the "Dairy" (London) has several articles on the different breeds of dairy cows. Of the Jersey breed he has written. the following :— "The Jersey cow produces the rich est milk of any known breed. Her milk is seldom sold by dairymen, owing to its higher cost, but it pro duces the finest butter that can be made, and not only finer cheese but a larger quantity per gallon than the milk of any other breed. "Farmers as a rule object to the Jersey owing to the fact that she is of little value when slaughtered, or barren, while her calves realise very small sums of money except in those cases where the breeder has a reputa tion. She is also regarded as too delicate for roughing, it in all parts of the country, but Jersejs which are bred for constitution and milk production, without regard to exhi bition points, I believe to be equal to main...
THE TENDERFOOT. [Newspaper Article] — Dunmunkle Standard — 7 August 1914
i 1 THE TENDERFOOT. j A new chum who, in Garibaldi shirt and leggings, fitted with gigan tic spurs, had provided something of a spectacle in a Queensland mining district, dashed into a camp and in formed a party of prospectors that he had been bitten by a snake. They made an incision in the bitten part, and cauterised the wound by igniting on it a charge of gunpowder extract ed from a cartridge. Then they hur ried the 'unfortunate fellow to the hospital. The doctor applied remedies, but not the slightest symptom of poison ing manifested itself. There appeared to be three punctures in the skin, but the doctor began to doubt whe ther the man had been bitten by a snake at all. The patient was closely questioned, and then the fact was elicited that he had felt the bite when stooping down to take a drink at a creek. He had safr on one of his spurs ! There is a man who makes money whenever he wants it by a crafty ruse. He fills an old port wine bottle nearly up to the neck with water, the...
CHAPTER XVI. WORDS UTTERED IN A MOMENT OF PASSION. [Newspaper Article] — Dunmunkle Standard — 7 August 1914
CHAPTER XVI. WORDS UTTERED IN A MOMENT OP PASSION. Pat stood for a moment looking from her father to the man who was so soon to be her husband, reading rage and hatred in both faces. "What is the matter, father ?" she askred, after a moment. Without answering her question, her father took her by the shoulders, sa7ing : •*Uo away, Patricia." Theri was something bo imperative Ln his tcma that she went without a word, proceeding at onoa to her own bed room. As the door «hut after her, Fitz patricb turned to ..Josh, saying : ''I'll tell her when she's my wife. She shall know" exactly what posi tion she and her mother occupy." "Do, and I'll- make you suffer for it," was the reply, in a threatening tone. "Don't forget I've got the whip hand," said his companion, with a sneer, and he went straight out of the house. Joshua Hetherington crossed the room, and locked the door. He want ed to be quite secure from interrup tion, while he thought matters over. Just then the only thing he was con s...
CHAPTER XV. TAKEN IN. [Newspaper Article] — Dunmunkle Standard — 7 August 1914
CHAPTER XV. TAKEN IN. "What's this about Pat njarrying Fitzpatrick ?" said Lord Ossington., throwing himself into a chair in' the morning room at the Hall, two or three mornings after the latter's en gagement to Pat. That his lordship was put out it was easy to see, as he glanced from his sister to his niece. "It's quite true that Pat is engag ed to him," said Mrs. Hetherington, quietly. "My dear, I don't understand. I was told you refused to marry Lau rie because you loved young Carvlll, then you engage yourself to the doc tor. I'd like to know what it means, Pat ?" said her uncle, in his usual straightforward manner.' "It means that I've changed my mind. It's a woman's privilege," she said, trying to speak brightly. "You're not one of thfe changeable sort, and I'd like to know if your father has had anything , to do with .it. I've a sort of notion that -girls should marry in their' own class"/"and I wasn't keen on you marrying the son of your father's manager ; but he's a fine fel...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Dunmunkle Standard — 7 August 1914
MURTOA Agricultural Society. THE THIRTY-FOURTH ANNUAL SHOW Will be held in the SHOW GROUNDS, MURTOA, ON WEDNESDAY. OCTOBER 21, 1914. SECTION 14. MISCELLANEOUS. Glass 18(5. Best Collection Fancy work First prize £1, second 10s. 187. Best Collection Fancy Work. First 10s. second 5s. For exhibitors that have not won a first prize lor collection in Mur toa. 188. One Piece Point Lace. First 5s, the gift of Mrs. flatchctt, second 2s 6d, the gift of Mrs. Habel. 189. Best exhibit Torch tin Lace. First 5s, second 2s Gd, gifts of Miss Degenbardt. 190. Best Piece Mounfmeilick. First os, the gift of Mrs. F. Petering ; second 2s 6d. 191. Best worked Cushion. First 5s, second 2s Gd, the gift of Mrs. M'Kean. 192. Best Tray Cloth. First 5s, second 2h 6(1, the gifts of Mr. 0. Hiller. 193. Best worked Co^ey. First 5s, the gift of Miss M'Kean ; second 2s Gd. 194. Most uncommon Table Centre. First 5s second 2s Gd. 195. Most uncommon Table Cover. First 5s, second 2s 6d. 19G. Beat article of Fancy Work, ...