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SPORTING. Caulfield Races. MELBOURNE, Saturday. [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 27 April 1914
SPORTING. Caulfield Races. [BY WIRE.] .MELBOURNE, Saturday. Following are the results of the races at the April meeting of the V.A.T.C.: Khartoum Hurdle ]taeo.-Olontaft, 11.1, 1; .M'Alpin, 11.11., 2; Milkahah passed the post in second place, but the jockey, failing to draw weight, M'Alpin was placed second. 6 to 4 the winner. Katandra Two-Year-Old Handicap. Teleeles, 0.11, 1; Wormwood, 7.0, 2; Linnss, 7.1, :1. to 1 the winner. WVon by na short neck. Time 1.31. Glenhuntly Cup.-La George, 8.3, 1i lfamburg Belle, 7.:3, 2; M'ountain Prin. cess, 09.3, :. 8 to 1 the winner. Necrim Steeplechase.-Moroka, 9.7, 1; Altar Boy, 10.7, 2; Bartleur, 0.0, :. 1 to 1 the winner. Glenferrie FWelter.-Winnipeg, 7.7, 1; Miss Gower, 8.11, 2; Sliarpshooter, 8.8, :. 8 to 1 the winner. Brighton Hlandicap.-Golden Wire, 8.1.1 ; Lord Walla, 0.5, 2; Anna Car. lovnn, 0.13, 3. 5 to 2 the winner.
This Week's Holidays. [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 27 April 1914
Ttls Week'ie Holidays. ~-- This is a week of many holidays, and some aconflsion has arisen with respect to State school holidays. Wodnesday next will not bb a school holiday, as was ex. peoted. Aecording to regulation there fore. the district -schoolo will open rf Wednesday. To.drlay is a holiday at the schools, and so will be Thursday and Frl. day next. To.day (Eight Hours Day) is also ob served do a holiday at local factories and also by the banks and public offices, while business is otherwise conduclted as oea). On Wednesday, the shops close at 12 noon. On Thursday the banks and pub. lie oilces, with the schools, will be closed all day, but there will be no business holl. day.
War in Mexico. [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 27 April 1914
War A.n Mexico. T lhe difliculty whichl -arose betseiVt the United States and the contending forcrs in Mexico of President Hiuerta and thle rival commanders, Generals Carraria and t Villa came to a head last week, when the American fleet took possession of Vera Cruz; the principal M.exican seapbrt, after a desultory fight with the Mexicans 'and threat on the .part of the U.S.A.' Admiral that he would use his henry guns if resistance was persisted in. Later developments suggest that I uerta and Carran?s may. sink their owis differences and join forces against the Americans. [BY WIRE.] Melbourne, This Day. Several demonstrations have been made in Mexico City against America. The American flag has been trampled in the dust, and excited bodies of ,fexicans paraded the streets shouting "Death to Americans. Tt is feared if the Ameri. cans make a forward move from Vera Cruz outrages .will occur. Vern Cruz papers state that nimany Americans have been murdered in Mexico City, Anti American r...
Irish Home Rule. The Trouble in Ulster. Melbourne, This Day. [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 27 April 1914
Irish Home Rule. The 'rotiblee in Ulster. felbourne, This Day. 70,000 rifis hlvitl een stnhtggled into Ulster at Larne.- "The volunteers sever ad cotitmdnications with the outside *crldj and th b'police, udiable to com. Imiinicate with Belfast, looked on, help. less. Ofer 100 motdra were tWedd to barry the, arms away. The tnhainet Fanny, wshiech broight the ariis, had he" nas$e altered. A?r Asquith has hurried ly ruisil'd td London, and conferences between Ministerd arte prqeeding. Volunteers" to the numbeie 6l ),000 were mobilised on IFriday, and the test proved a success.
Casterton P. and A. Society. [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 27 April 1914
Cnsterton P. and A. Society. Atgeneral meeting of the Society held on Saturday afternoon there were present the President (Mr R. T. Mitchell) in the chair, Messrs W. ). )navis, J.1 A. Ed nlonston, J. Hart, G. Iunmplries, TE. F. lHughes, T. MeLaughlin, T. Oliver, JT. IRiddock, and G. Tomkins. Mr Edmonston explnined that through Mr Heath's illness, the ofiicial balance sheet couild not be prepared for this meeting. It would, however, be forth coming as soon as possible, The Sooiety had about £70 to credit, and everything was in good working order. Now they. were increasing the number of members of committee to 25, he thought greater interest would be taken in the Society. It would be necessary, however, forsome one to attend temporarily to the secre* tarial duties. Mr Davis said he understood >rMrE. F. Hughes, who lived near Mr Heath, was kindly attending to this work in an honorary capneity, and suggested that perhaps Mr Heath could let iMr Hughes have particulars for the balance ...
The Late Mrs J. Lehane. [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 27 April 1914
The Late Mrs J. Lehrane. The funeral of the late Mrs J. Le. lane, Bahgallnah, took place on Saturday, when a large number of sorrowing friends joined in the procession to the Casterton cemetery, where the burial service was conducted by the Rev. Father Timmins. The deceased lady in course of her long residence in the district had won the esteem of a wide circle of friends and neighbours, as had Mr Lehane, and the latter, with members of his family. all of whom were present at the graveside, has received widespread sympathy in their bereavement. The mortuary arrange. ments were in the hands of M.r WV. .. Peden.
The Royal Society of St. George. Annual Festival Dinner. [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 27 April 1914
IThle iRoyal Society of St. Geiorge. AnnluUl Festivitl Dinne:r. A numerous company assembled on r Friday night in the commodious dining room of the Casterton liotel, at the an. nual dinner given 'by the Cnsterton E Branch of The lloyal Society of St. Oeorge,. to tommgmornato St. Gleorge's 3Day (Thursday last), piii( ll that the Soccasion stands for in the eyes of Englishmen and their descendants. The tables were tastefully, beautifully, anm moreover, appropriately decorated, the red and white roses that are England's fI loral emblems, being used with exeellent effect by Mrs Žficholls in the decorative scheme, while the Society's Ilag hung from the end wall of the room, and on the table in front of the Chairiman stood a silver statuette of St. George and tile Dragon. The company included, besides members of the Society, several guests, in the persons of IEuglishmen who but recently came to Australia anld 1Who o'ere bid heartily weltolse, iand biy oae of t11e speakers to "manke themse...
Casterton Court of Petty Sessions. Roster of Justices. [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 27 April 1914
Casterton Court of Petty Sessions. .oster of Justices. April 23-Messrs Veitch. Holmes and Miller. May 7p-Messr Smith and Murrell. ,. May 14-Messrs Hughes and Somer. pills. May 21-Mesrs Veitch, Ross and Car michael. May 28-Messrs Holmes and Davis. June 4-Messrs Smith aud.Davis. June 11-Messrs Hughes and Somer ville. June 18-Messrs Holmes and Ross. June 25-Messrs Murrell and Veith, July 2-Messrs Smith, Hughes and Jackson. July 9-Messrs Ross, Davis and Little. July 16-Messsr Somerville, Murrell, and Veitch. July 23-Messrs Holmse Minir and Hughes. it SJnlm'3thr i u S and Oarmis elv " '
LATEST NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 27 April 1914
LATEST NEWS. The King and Queen have returned to England from France. Tile King in re. plying to .a welcom.e address said that is. asl.the Quleern would never forget the warmtli in':d nt'fiusinstn' of their recep. tion in France. Detective Sergeant Bannon uwas riil. taken for a thief yesterday, and was ar rested by a young constable. Bannon afterwards revealed his identity,.- Milburn Taylor inflicted sevore pun. hAlmertl on Nat Williams at the Msel. Ihofrns ifqdiitn?, -and the fight was won in 7th round: Forcanst.-Fine asss mid, gstysi northerly winds, unsettled weather later in WVest. Produce Malrket.-Wheat 3is od, oats (milling) is 10d, blrley (cape) -2s 3d, (milling English) 3s 2d, potatoes ll0s, hRy I00s, chaff 67s 7d.
News in Brief. [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 27 April 1914
News in Brief. An allotment baving a frontage of 30 ft to Vincent-street, Dayleaford, was sold at auction on Thursday and realised £1014, or .34 per foot. The Auetralian submarines AEI and AE2 arrived at Singapore on Tuesday last. The submarines left Portsmouth for Australia on on 28th February, es corted by H.M.S. Eclipse. H.M.A.S. Sydney will take charge of the vessels at Singapore, and will conyoy them to Syd ney. where they are expected to arrive on 25th or 26th June. 7 IT HAS NO EQUAL. "I had cramping pains in the stomach a and nothing gave me ease," says Mr. A.. Jones, Main Rd., Mt. Clear, Vi. "As. a number of my customers swear by Chaim berlain's Colic and Diarrhoea Remedy I2 thought I would give it a trial and I got relief after the first dose. I think there is nothing equal to Chamberlain's Colic d and Diarrhoea Remedy for,pains in the b stomach." Sold everywhere. At the Chicago wheat exchange prices jumped on Wednesday on the announce ment being made that hostilities in Me...
Henty Memorial Celebrations. [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 27 April 1914
Henty Memorial Cele brations. Portland will be the centre of attrae. tion on Thursday next, April 30, for people in all thie districts in touch with the ;Casterton-Portland and Ararat Portland railways, as well as those in other districts adjacent to our great western seaport. There is likely to be a general exodus from Casterton, Sandford, Merino, etc.; for a large proportion of residents are likely to take advantage of the cheap excursion fares to combine the pleasure of a day at the seaside with that of taking part inl the ceremonies and entertainments, that are to be associated with a historic occasion. Our Portland friends have laid themselves out to carry through an elaborate programme that will provide to overllowing occupation for every hour of the day and evening available for visitors and residents in connection with the commemoration of the foundation of British settlement in Victoria. All the usual conveniences in the shape of hot water, etc., will be provided for picnic...
"Shoulder to Shoulder." GLENELG CALEDONIAN SOCIETY. GRAND NOVELTY Sports Meeting WILL BE HELD IN THE P. & A. Society's Show Grounds, CASTERTON, On Wednesday, April 29th. PROGRAMME. HORSE EVENTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 27 April 1914
"Shoulder to Shoulder." GLENEL6 CALEDONIAN SOCIETY. GRAND NOVELTY Sports Meeting WILL DE HELD IN TIIE PI. & A. Society's Show Orounds, .CASTERTON, On Wednesday, April 29th. 'IIOGIAMME. HORSE EVENTS. BEST HUNTER ?OVER FENCES.-First £2, Second 10s; Entry 2e. BEST HORSE OVER HURDLES.-First £2, Second 10s ; Entry 2s. .BEST PONY OVER HURDLES, 14.2 an.. First £2, Second 10s; Entry 2n. BEST BARE-BACK HItDER OVEIt.HUR DLEs.-First £1, Second 10s; Entry lsGd. VICTORIA CROSs COMPETITION for Members of the Commonwealth Military Forces (Mounted).-First £2, Second 10is; Entry 2s. BEST EXHIBITION or BUCK JUMIPINO. -First £2, Second 10s;'Entry 2s. PIPE MUSIC. Three Competitors or no Second Prize. STwo SC6TTIsII AiRs.-First 10os,Second 5s; Entry in. M'ARCIIES.-First 10s; Second 'Se9; Entryls. is. . : STRATHSPEYS AND REELS.--First 10s, Second 5s; Entry ls. DANCING. For Boys and Girls sinder 18 yeuars. HIGilIlAND FLING.-Firt;' Trophy ialue 10e 6d; BSecond, Trophy value 5s. Enutry le. - , . -HI...
Casterton Post Office. Mail Arrangements. [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 27 April 1914
Casterton Post Oftice. Mail Arrangements. Mail aro loseand aro duo at the Caselorto ost OffiLce as under : NoTe.-rn-m, means mornlng; a, afternoon. Apslry-Close 8 m Tares and Fri, due 6 a Wad and Sat. Private bag: Elderalit. Ararat-Cloeaovcry morning at 8 and 2.10 a Thur dluoe 7.46 a Ion;"Wed.and Bat, 0 aTuea ail Fri, 1 p.m. and 7.45 a'Thure. Ardno--Cloae dlily 8a in(Mn excepted), due 7.:0 a Men Taoe Wed and Fri, 1.0 a Thurs, 5 a Sun. BallaratClobCa every Inornia g at 8 a sand 2.O a Thurs ; dun 7.16 a Moar Wed and 8at,Jtl a Tuear ad Fri, 1 lp.m. and 7.415 a Tiara. tlahgallh--Cloaa 11 am Tas, due .1700 m Tues. Branxhlmo--Ctoo avery mornaing at 8 and 2.40 a Thurs; tlua 7;45 a .otn Wed and Sat, 9 a Tuas and Fri, 1 p.lm, and 7.46 a Thurs.. Brianboa--Closo 9 a Tarue Thura and Saq; dua 6.15 a Tuo, 8.15 a brhursand Sat. lPrivata bag: WaadoViow. .. , Carapoek--Cloae ever moraing at 8; du 7..45 mdail'. Private ba?s: uiltt Vista, Tha Ga.ms, Spragtleld, T. Carroll, Glengarry and Murray'., Mon ...
Casterton Racing Club. AUTUMN MEETING. Wednesday and Thursday, MAY, 20 and 21, 1914. (First Race on each day to start at 1.30 o'clock). £400 STAKES £400 [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 27 April 1914
Casterton Racing Club. AUTUMN Mr[TINO. Wednesday and Thursday, MAY, 20 and. 21, 1914. (First Race on. each day to start at 1.0 o'clock). £400 STAKES £400 Committee and Stewards:-Messrs J. B. Gill (President), K. M. Matheson and J. Glaney (Vlca.Prosidents), F. W. Abbott, It. L. Chafoy. J. Little, G. R. Patterson, N. A. Peebles, P. Q. Pinnoll, J. M. Scott, W. Stock, and Dr. F. A.D Deravin. Jndge: Mr 11. J. Filgate. Starter: Mr J. Little. Handioapper: Mr A. O. Bendall. Clerk of Scales: Mr J. Glancy. Clerk of Course: Mr J. Livock. Hen. Surgeons: Dr. G.' H.' Skinner and Dr. F. A. Deravin, Time. keeper: Mr J. Henderson. Progranunme: . FIRST DAY. WEDNESDAY, MAY OTII, 1914. MAIDEN HURDLE RACE, of 25 soas., Ssecond hbrso to receive 5 sovs. outof' '"sthke. Two miles. For all horses which- have never won a Hurdle Race or a Steeplechase. Three years to carry sot. 5ibs; 4 years, Set. 121bs.; 5.years, 6 years, and aged, tlUst.3lbs.; Mares allowed 21be., Geldings 3 lbs. Entry, 15s. MAIDEN PLATE, o...
Wedding Bells. McFarlane—Cassidy. [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 27 April 1914
Wedding Bells. McFarlane--Cassidy. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; A wedding which created a great amount of local interest was celebrated in the Presbyterian Church, Dergholm, on Wednesday, April 8. The contract- ing parties were Mr Nichol McFarlane, third son of the late Mr Malcolm Mc- Farlane, Hamilton, and Miss Caroline Cassidy, eldest daughter of Mr and Mrs E. Cassidy, of Dergholm. The church was prettily decorated by lady friends of the bride, and a large number of friends witnessed the ceremony. The bride was becomingly attired in cream voile, trimmed with cream insertion, wreath and veil, and carried bouquet of asters and fern. The bridesmaids, Misses Elly and Myrtle Cassidy were attired in re- spectively in cream stripe voile, lace coats and hats trimmed with pink roses. The bridegroom's gift to the bride was gold chain and heart pendant, bride to bridegroom set gold sleeve links, bride- groom to bridesmaids silver hand mirrors. Mr E. J. Gull was best man, and ...
FEATHERED WITH BOTTLES. [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 30 April 1914
FEATHERED WITH BOTTLES. Itaron Kenyon, at one time Lord Chief Justice of England, loved to hear himself talk, and his summings up were at times extraordinary exam ples of flamboyant speech. Here is a specimen taken from "Law and Laughter": Addressing a butler convicted of stealing his master's wine, Lord Kne yon once said:-"Prisoner at the bar, you stand convicted on the most con clusive evidence of a crime of inex "presslble .atrocity-a crime that de files the sacred springs of domestic confidence, and is calculated to strike alarm into the breast of every Eng lishman who invests largely in the choice vintages of Southern Europe. Like the serpent of old, you have stung the hand of your protector. For tunate in having a generous employer, you might without discovery have continued to supply your wretched wife and children, with the comforts of sufficient prosperity, and even with some of the luxuries of affluence; but, dead to every claim of natural affection, and blind to your own ...
HOW TO MAKE A WILL. A Thing that Everybody Should Know [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 30 April 1914
I HOW TOAKE~~ A: WILL. A Thing that Everybody Should Know Too much stress cannot be ladnupon the fact that it is the'bounden duty.of every, person whols? either the present or prospective owner-of any,%property whatever-=and .especially" when' this prOperty be In the forlnaof!real estate -to make a will. The making of a. will s. a much neglected duty, especi ally with women, and yet it should be the desire of every person to leave his or her business matters in such condi tion that, in the event of death, the survivors may, with the smallest ex Ienditure of, time, energy and money, settle tile deceased affairs iIn the man ner which they know to have been the testator's wish. There is a very general impression that to dabble in legal matters of any kind whatever means considerable ex pcnse; but it may be as' well to point r.UL that a lawyer, as a rule, regulates his charges not only by. the amount of work done, but by tile ability of the client to pay. Go to any reliable solicitor, a...
GREATER THAN GOLD Published by arrangement with Ward, Lock and Co., London & Melbourne. All Rights Reserved. CHAPTER VI. [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 30 April 1914
GREATER THAN GOLD By L TT. MEADE, :Author-of "The Soul of Margaret Rand," etc. .Published by arrangement with Ward, Lock: and Co., London & Melbourne. All Rights Reserved. CHAPTER VI. When Mrs. Bellairs met her son he had contrived to smarten himself up "and looked much less wild and shabby than on the previous day. She made him join her in the tonneau of her motor-car, and there she slipped the 'money into his hand. His face lit up with an amazing joy. "Oh! mother, you are a brick!" he exclaimed. "Is it as much as I asked for, mother?" "Yes, Ralph; there are fifteen hun dred pounds in notes in that bundle." "Moth! " exclaimed the young man, "you really are a wonder! How ever did you get it?" Mrs. Bel.alrs became very white. "Don't ask me, Ralph. I can never tell you-never. This is a secret be tween you and me." "Does my stepfather know?" "No, Ralph; and you must never breathe the subject to him. If you do you will kill me. As It is, I have been almost killed. I never, never...
Casterton Court of Petty Sessions. Roster of Justices. [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 30 April 1914
Onsterton Court iiof Petty Sessions. Roster of Justices.. . April 23-Mossra Veitoh, Holmes and May 7-Mossrs Smith and Murrel : May 14-Messrs Hughes '7nd 'Somner: villea May 21-Messrs Veltbh, Ruoasiiid OCar michael. May 28-Messrs Holmes and Dvies. June 4-Mesers Smith and Davis.' June 11-Messrs Hughes and Somor ville. " : June 18-Messrs Holmes and Ross. June 25-Messrs Murrell and Veitch, SJuly 2-Measrs Smith, Hughes and Jackson. July -0-Messrs lose, Davis and Little. July 16-Mesars Somerville, Murrell, and Voitch. July 23-Messrs iHolmis, Miller and HJly 30--Mossrs Hughes, Smith and OCarmlchael. i
Train Arrangements. [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 30 April 1914
Train Arrangements. Train loaves Canserlon 8.35 a.m., Sand ford 8.49, Henty 9.12, Morino 9.40, Grass dale 10.12, Miakite 10.25. Branxholme 11.15, arrives Hamilton 11.50. Monday, WVodnesday, Thursday, and Saturday. Train loaves Hamilton 5 p.m., Branox nolmo 6, Miakito 6.13, Grassdalo 630, Morino 6.55, Heaty 7.10, Sandford 7.25, arrives Caeterton 7.45 Tuesday and Friday. SLoaves llamnilton 0.5, ?ranxliolmb e 7;15, Mlakite 7.28, Grassdalo 7.40, Merino 8.10, Henty 8.25, Sundford 8.45, arrives Canter ton 9. Thursday. Leavos Hamilton 10.17. a.m.n.Branx holms 11.25. Grassdalo "11,53,' Merino 12.17 p.m., Henty 12.29. Sandford 12.47, arrives Caetorton 12.55. . .,-r Loaves Casterton 3.10,, Sandford 3.24, Hentv 3.42, Merino 4.2, Grasedale 4.30, arrives Branxholmo 4.55; :arrives :Hamil! ton 0.8 p.m.