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A PARABLE OF MODERN BABYLON. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 11 April 1914
A PARABLE OF MODERN BABYLON, There was a boy, and his father said 'unto him, "My son, work to. day, for the time cometh when you must leave school," And he said, "Yea, father I will Study this oven ing." But a chum conme round, and 111 the heat of "knuckle-up" the ies sonS Were forgotten. So on the moo. row he broke down in translation, and was soundly swished; and moroe over, at the year'" end he got ,no Years passed, and a great man said to him, "Young man, come round to mly office in the morning and I will make you my hireling, and you shall amass much wealth." But on the morrow the youth said, "I will go after lunch, for my stomach crieth out for food," And so he dal. lied with the flesh-pots till 1.30, And when lie showed himself at the offilcoe, behold the vacancy wat filled by a Scot, who pandered not to his stomn aclh-yea, even one who bore on his 'scutcheon, "Do it now." Then in the fulness of time the young man loved a maid, and lihe said: "Behold, she is very beautiful, a...
The Great Montamor Case. CHAPTER XXVI. "Rex v. James Gilbert. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 11 April 1914
lThe Great Montamor Case. By ALICE M, D)IEIHL, Auithorses of "Th'ie KIave of Heoarts," CHAPTER XXVL "Rex v,. James Gilbert,. Before manly hours wore over the Press blazed with paragraphs relating to tile arrest of Robert, Lord Monta. u;or, on a charge of murder, Sensa tional headings met the public eye ,from tile boards which set forth the contents of the many newspapers, ,"The claimant arrested on a charge of nmurder," ran one, "Tragic de. velopmnct of the Montamor Case," was the heading of another, "The ,lontamor arrest for a crime," was the dark hint of an evening paper, Robert, standing white, motionless, whille the cab was being fetched to convey hin to Bow-street, thought with a shuddering lho'ror of Netta and his mlothIer. 1H.o must send a tele gratm, In his first interview with his solicitor he would give no account of the substance of his defence until a telegram had been despatched, "I (ai detained for a time on an abslird charge, which I can absolute. h$ disprove," he wir...
A NEW CHUM IN AUSTRALIA. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 11 April 1914
A NEW CHUM IN AUSTRALIA. Mr. Morley Roberts, the well-known author, has 'been detailing in the cur. rent number of the "Strand Maga zino" some reminiscences of his life in Australia and America. As a lad of nineteen he quarrelled wit.. his father and look a steerage passage to Aus tralia in an old iron ship called the Hyderabad. The sea had always ap pealed to him, and instead of idling his time away he spent the long months consumed in tie voyage In working as if lihe were one of the crew. The officers were white, but the crew were Hindus, Malaya and See. doe boys, and during the voyage not only (lid he acquire a knowledge of seamanship which stood lhim iii good stead later in his strange chequered career, but he also obtained a working knowledge of the lingiua franca of the Eastern seas, As a record of strenu ous endeavor, the distinguished 1au thor's simple narrative takes a front rank even in this country of work and thlloroughness, Mr. Roberts says:- It is perhaps hard for a wr...
SUCCESS. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 11 April 1914
SUCCESS, Success shall colme to hhil who waits; But not to him of folded hands To him 'who hiopes, but hesitates, And simply 'by the roadside stands. Success Is won 'by effort strong, By unremitting, earnest stress, The way it travels seooms o'er-long? To haste its course, go, meet Suc cess! Why waste the time to drift and swing And watch the careless billows roll, Relying that some chance will bring You somehow some (lay to your goal? F111or better that, sails spread the while To catch .the faintest. favoring brooeeze, You man the sweeps, and umile by mile You tlill advance across the seas, Go, meet Success! For not enough 'lhqt you should p)atlencr , have alone. Up signal! On! Though flelds be rough, 'Tis thoso shall reap who first have lEach day somne little progress make; Lean not on trustful idleness, Another route. So meet Success! Lest, ere it reaches you, it take A morning paper alludcls to "Hoard lngs that Shrlok." They 'must be of the "yelltlh'" vyrlety,
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 15 April 1914
HACKING COUGH, "For about two years my son Erio had a ftty halolkinR cough," says Mr, A?lberb W. Coleman, "Caramba," Monour Street, ulwich Hill, N,S, W, " Then I gave him nhamberliina's ough Remedy and after a toW doles notiood he had greatly Improved, lJbfore we had Riven him the whole bottle his cough had completely disappeared, He Ia fow strong and well and gaiDing weight daily," Sold by all storekeepers, ri0111 lls (Jocoa fully uidy a Io It higl u ll il ValtiP, ard II P1Oound 10 ~Onr 14 auy t 'o1) ' l WIIAtOvlr, (GIR,'S HAN]),S AND F1I),?T C(OVERED WIITl OIIILBLAINS. "SH Ei WOULD) RY FOR HOURS WITH TUlE PAIN." REIXONA QUICKLY CUIRES, "My little girl Ruby hId hor feot and hands ooverod with ohilblalne tor weokes, There were big bllntoie all over her feet, Tho poor child uneed to ory for hours with tho p:in, She oould t4 put her boots on," wiites Mrs. Jane Rifaol, 85 lhlmflray.streel, ailalrat lE., Vio, "I tiied ltl sorts of ointments to makel them heal, but they seemed to ho gett...
BOROUGH WATER TRUST. SPECIAL MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 15 April 1914
BOROUGH WATER TRUST, SPECIAL MEETING, A special meeting of the St, Arnaud Borough Waterworks Trust was held at the Town Eall on Thursday nigbt, when there were present-Oome , Origg (obairmi?t), Manallaok, Sloane, Rowoe Straton, Oorbett, Ml'Glashau, juo,, and M'Keehnio, Apologies were recvived from Cjms, M'Glashan, so , and Reed. DUSINESS OF THE HEETING The secretary (Mr, J, B, Pritchard) mentioned that the business for the coneideration of the meeting was the control of the water supply generally, ihe supply of watCr to the Orroqueb Olub, and the supply of water to the Bowling Olub, SYM I'ATIY. 'The chairman referred in feeling (ernms to the illnAes of Mre, M'G!a;ban, wife of Mr, U, M'GlaHbnn, sen,, a ummber of the Trust. Om)m. (rigt aid tho sympathy of Oom, M'Olaehan's colleatuoa weub out to him in his time of trial and anxiety, and they all hoped Mlro, M'Glashan would soon be restored to health, He moved that a letter of sympi?bby bh son to Com, 1M'Glirahlan, sen,- Com, Manallaolk...
CRICKET. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 15 April 1914
ORIOKET, A team of St, Arnaud oriokstere played a atohb as ?hryborough on Friday last with a combined team from the Wednesday Also, oi?aion, Tho visitors eoored 40 in the first inoingu, of which Whitney made 18. Mary. borough put together 245 rune, In their ecoond inning, St, Arnaud compiled 78 for six wickets, Walsh sooring 31, Grisold 10 not ont, and Jack 13,
RACING. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 15 April 1914
IAOINO , T?D St, Arniud Turf Club has deoided to iu'eaiso the etakho for the winter Ineoting to £85, which is £15 more than the amount dialributed in prig3 money for the oorren. ponding n?etlug of laet year, The pro. Uranine will inolude a £20 HandioJp and a £20 Hurdle Race, An Avery starting gate Iso o be purclaseod by the olub, and It will be nsed at this meeting,
GOLF CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 15 April 1914
GOLF CLUBI The annual meeting of meimber ofr the fH, Arnaud Golf Club was held at Mo1e G. M'Kechnoe and Co's ofllues on Wednuse day night, wahen there was a fair tattuu(l. ance, In the unavoldable abeenee of the president (Mr. J, JRyan), Ml, Miliikey was voted to the chair, 1i[Pf T'J , AND BALAN it" il9i ET, The annual report t as adopted as followe : In submitting their annUual report and stateiuent of accounts for the year endini 31st March, 19t14, your conmuittooee i pleased to announce that, although the club has suflered considerably by the lost of momber?, the season has been a nuuce?e, oeason 1t141 ended with a memilbershijp of 06, 1,913 with only 37, belug a loss of 19 ladlee and 9 gentlemen, The receipts for the year were £4x/19/8, ua agalnat £78/3/3 for 1912, a falling olf of £J321/3/7, Duming the year the annual tournamt et was held, and eshowed a rurplus of £2/itij ontries over trophies, which ju~t about cleared expensmes The gymkthna hold on the opening day gave a proli...
DAIRY JOTTINGS. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 15 April 1914
DAIRY JOTTINGS Something that is often negleoted In the dairy is regular watering. One farmer waters horses throee timea a day, whethpr they are doing anything or not, but the cows are watered only once a day, and sometimes a day is slipped. A cow giving any consideo able quantity of milk drlnks'75 to 125 pounds of water daily. It is ImpDos siblo for her to take all that at one time, and it is not possible for her to give the maximum amount of milk un, less she has that amount of water, as water constitutes 87 per cant, of the milk produced. If a dairy farmer wishes to eUcOOOd he should study the habits, likes and dislikes of his cows. He should food them liberally and make them as com fortable as iossible. Unless he or she is prepared to be a student of cows, success is not probable. To the dairy farmer we should any, know your cows individually. This can be beat done by weighing the milk from each cow daily, once a week, on two consea cutive days each month, or even once a month. ...
BEALIBA V. EMU. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 15 April 1914
On Saturday, 11ti lout, tlhe fItliba Ciub sent a tc?m to E'mu to play a friendly game with the l]ocl team, ' 'hVh fternoon was rather windy, but there waOs some good tenrni plalycd on both sides, as the soores will show, Four out of tho seven Nets were won only on the loat siroko, Afternoon tea was uorvod by the loal ladioes, Mr. Val, Bloom, in a neat speech, thaneked the HEmu Club for the eitjoyable oftornoou, Mr. E., flicknell micde an apprl,prlato responset, lVollowlng are the soores, ii ?,namned being Enti players' :-11-Mixd doublea-- aIr, A. lCameton and Mton s 1), Irons boat Mr. J. Scollary and Miec F. lloom, 6.-1 ; Mr, e,. lT?knell and NMiia 11, (raco lost to Nl r, 8, Qtaerplal and Nlro, Robinson, 3--6 ; Mr. E, Uraoo and Me. E. lickneoll beat cMr, V. Iloom and n ias S. Bloom, 60--1; Mr. E. Blloknell andl Mlis If. lilbher beat tlr. U, Athorton and liss 'Taylor, 6-5, Gents', -Mestra. A. Uameronu and E. Oraco beat Mloear. ,S t e?ripal and J. Soollary, 60-5 ; MeoerseB,E. Bloknell...
KARA KARA SHIRE COUNCIL. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 15 April 1914
KARA KARA SHIRE OOUNOIL, Thi ordinary inooting of tile Kara Kara Shiro Cunoall was hold at the Shire Hall on Thureday, thoro boint, presont:--Crn, Arbuckle (presidont), IRotcigh, Smlth, Dulgan, Pilgrim, Sturrock, lhth, rind Thain. CORISIOEPONDENUCE. Frorm the Troasury, forwarding aooount for £180, amount payable to th counioll for the year 1914 under the Liconluing Aot, --Reeolved, From the seoretary Country Loads Board, Intirlting that as soon as a date had beon fixed for the board to pay a visit of inspooelon to the shiro, notllloation would be at oneo forwarded,-- leooived, From the Lands )Delartmont, notifying that curtain roservationi of land, In rho parishoi of Darkbonoo and St, Arnaud, an ollte for tho snpp!y of gravnl, were published in ho " Governuomnt (t ett " of 4 h Marohi,-Receoived, Froi trhe Linda Depu.Ltunotd, stating that the diminution of Ith Stuart Mill United Town and U(olddeld Common, by the doduotion thorefrom of all lands comn prised In the comrmon other thtan ...
SHIRE OF KARA KARA. DATES OF COUNCIL MEETING [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 15 April 1914
SHIRE OF KARA KARA. I)ATES OF COUNCIL MEETINO Tho Kar'a Kara Shire OounaIl will moot on tho following dates : MNy ... 7 June 'l'' July . ... ,, 2 August ..... 6 Septomber ... 3 O()ober ,.. . Ootober .,, ,.,; 29 ])eoembar ,,,. ,,,
COPE COPE CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 15 April 1914
COPt'E UOIPF CbUB, A tournameion fr gontlhemeni for a trophy prcouutel by Mr. P'itt was )Ilayod on Cipa Cope oourl on hBriday a0d Saturday, 3rd IpavkueraersUY- xeuac .rarli rmuvEai-t iu - rxýr and 4th Insat, sad resulted In a win tar hir, T, Gilmmur, l)oruil ;--First rnund-C, Pilgrim (2) 48 v, Rtep, Ieedvr (2) 50 ; D. Duinstan (0) 50 v. J. Croeiblt (I S) 35 I;RolanId Lender (7) 353 v, T, (Giliunor (9) 510; W. Pope (aoratoh) 50 v. J'. j, H euon (uurat oh) 45 ; E, (3oldshury (wcro ci) 50 v, 'P 'Fl (a Ir (16) 40, Secojil rundl--W . IPpo ( oratch) 32 v', jlmour (9) 130 ; IPeg Lot dot (2) 130 vI), lDunrrtar (9) '43; lH, Uold ottu y (uuratoh) 40 v, Gilmourr (9) 50. FiinaVl-Rcg, Louder (2) 87 v. 'I, (Jilmour (9) f10. The filia in the lathes' too' nauroul was played un Wyrdnwday Iast, M)ie sLocder (poratch) 60 wlnmnig from M Iru, J, Croutdo (4) 46,
SOLVING THE PROBLEM. SOME INTERESTING HISTORY. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 15 April 1914
SOLVING THE PROIBLEMIV - ---+--~L- ·~~~ 80M? INTE1RES'TING I3lSTONtY. Wherever on.o looks nowad'ys, iu the varion1e jouruaels and i odiurns of publiolty, will be found some bold and coriidont announoceoenb of the non-refillablo Whieky Bottle, as the guataatee that the spirit it containes l true to labol, aral reaches the oonsumor as It the nimenufaoturora' bottle department, lelhind till bottle, irhple, healthy, clean and eIl'otive looking ai it Ia now in generad uoo, thero is a history. Like all other great, yet mo?tly simplo innovations, it rprese?ots the ovolitioc, of a longaauatained demand for some means wheorhy bottloe having boon onso emptied could not be re. filled, An is generally the o?ae, too, earlier oerohre aftoter "t just the thing wanted" failed to fled the pathway to ouoccese Mostly they aimed at tno muochl they sought a bottle device which would be ab. oolutely and oluentifically non.r?llable; they failed to dis~inniuleh between mechanioIl perfiolIon and a safe and ...
LOCAL TELEPHONE EXCHANGE. LIST OF SUBSCRIBERS. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 15 April 1914
LOOAL TELEPHONE EXI CHANGE, LIST OF SUBSORIBEII., NAME, No, Avery, Mrs, A, F ...,, ,, 87 Bank of Now South Walos ,,, 77 Bank of Victoria ,,, , 76 Bannett, Dr. J. 11, ,, ... 27 Bell & LorimniH ,, ,,, 14 lnakeloy, A. B. .,, .. 56 Blonoowe, F, U, ... , 66 Bliss, W. R.. ... ,,, 61 Borough Oflieos, Town Hall ,,, 51 Bray, 0. ... , ,,, 64 Bray, LIw ... ,,,, 91 Breene, Mla ,,, ,,, 104 Broadbont Bro. ,,. ,,, 42 Cemetery ...,, , ,,, 69 Clover, F, P. ,,, ,, 34 Cookburn, G, A, ,,, 81 Cooper, R, J , ,,, 68 Convent of Morcy , ,,,45 Congle, A. J. (with extonslon:to privfite house) ... . l 11 COron1, Jsig, .. ,,, ,, 37 Darcy, Mrs. ... .,, , 89 Davison, Rev, ,J. W,,,, . ,, 67 Davios, F, E. . ,,, , 44 Dickinson, R, ,,, ,, 57 Divola, A, ., ,, ,,, 31 Doyle. Rev, . G , , ... 23 Dunkloy, H, W, (office) ,,, 3 Dunkley, H. W, (ronldneoo) ,,, 17 T)nninn , Al.n T A 01 3dwa,, rds (1 Edwards, IH. T. (private honue),,, 8 Edwards, Emily ... ,,, 35 ETtato A, Gileo (with extension to Mrs, A, Gilea' residenc...
OTHER PLACES CONNECTED. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 15 April 1914
OCIIER PLACES CONNECTED. UVho looa oxhuageo i9 counoetod with the ollo wiug plaooj, tho cli goa for oonvo eationa bolug at undor.- First Every additlional 3 minutes, 3 minutes. Bealiba 4d ,, 3d Dunolly 6d 6d Cope Capo 3d ,. 3d Mliryhorough 6d ,.. Od (2iriohrookc ., . -. 9d Newatoad ... 11 « 9 ' Maijorca 1/ .» Od Bung Bong 1. 1, 9d Avoca 1/ ,. O Dlonald 4d - 4 3d TIitahtield .,. d ., 6d Maeoey 8d .- 6 1Vtotioez ..r 8d . 64 Mlorton Plaiie 11 9d 13irobiiip ... 1/ ,"" Oc 1(iuuabllI.. 1/ .,. Rd Clusoe 1/ Taruagulli 84 64 Lunolly ... 8d 64 Nowbridgo ... 11 9d luglowood . 1I .. 9c Mloolorr 2'd 24 B3osiloy'e Bridge 24 ... 24 T'utfington *.. 2d 24 injalok ., 4d 3d LPradilo 34 ., 3d ., H1 rA ivavarro u I 6 Laideboroughi 8d o Jool Joel Od Stiwoll O d Molbournio 1,10 a1eolong 1/10
SPORTING NOTES. TENNIS. TOURNAMENT AT ST. ARNAUD. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 15 April 1914
SPORTING NOTES. TENNIS, TOURNAMENT AT ST. ARNAUD, Offloild,-Preeldont - Mr, T. Murphy, VIbe.President--Mosasu. IH, J. Rowu and , , I, Davies. Ccunittee-MeaBra, Sayer, Sou, ', Murphy, Rowe, DAvies, Mi see Bilton, Otborne (J), aud Palmer, Very great intirest wva oentrod in tho tournaiueti at 8', Arnatd, uniler tln ausplota of tho St. Arnieud Tennil Club, on Eletot' Saturday, Eas?ter Monday, and yustarday. Thil was thn flist event of its kind held In St. Arnaud, and there was a very laruo ltoendanoo of speotatore on eaho day, The various oompetitions uompirised (OWnt'i, Singlrs, Mixed Dloublen, and oaiit's, I)oubloe, and during tho praoceedingsa pltndidt tunnin was exhibited, BHlides St. Arunud playera, tihro wore represontativea from Mildura, lBirohip, Lmaoollea, WVooniolatg, Marnoo, Donald, Kinuabulla, Swanwater, Gooruo, Tratflgar, and lancefield, The gonUeal arrangoaiiients fr thli tournament re looatd very gnatai crelit on all oonoarned, particularly Mr. J, P1. 8aaif', the hui, n?o...