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The European War. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 15 August 1914
Ue European War. The strictest censorship jb being kept on the movements and doings of the great armies at war in Earope hence only the most meagre details are filtering through. It is reported that Great Britain has declared war againBt Austria Hungary. The British Admiralty claims that their control of trade rootes is be coming stronger daily. The Germans are shelling th9 French town of Pont-a-Moasron, many residents of which have been killed in the 6treats. The Germans are preparing for a systematic siege of Leige. They are entrenching, and laying in extensive food supplies. The Belgians are reported to have | had a severe encounter with the Germans near Leige, and to have routed them.
Council Elections. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 15 August 1914
Council Elections. The whole of. the retiring coun cillors for igh Shire have been returned unopposed. They are— Cr Callaghan for the West Riding, Cr Bingl»*y for the Middle Biding, and Cr Miller for the East Riding. Elsewhere Cr Callaghan returns thants to the ratepayers for the con fidence reposed in him. There is to be an election in the East Hiding of rh- Shire of Oren ville, also in the N^rth Riding. For the former Mr J. C. Blakeley is op posing Mr A. C Hall, and for the latter Mr A. Koplte is opposing Mr W. Knnn. Cr J. C arke has a walk over fi r the W»>et Riding. There is no opposition to either of the retiring councillors in the Bcr onghs of Scarsdala and Smythes dale.
CYCLING. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 15 August 1914
CYCLING. What are the lnading Common wealth Cycling Bodies going to do in respect to their road racing pro grammes. At this juncture whilst everyone's att"ntion is focussed on the gigantic struggle now going on in Europe, it is doubtful if cyclists will throsv much heart into the sport, and furthermore, it they did whether tho trade wonld feel justi fied in expending money in that di rection just now, for no one dare venture an opinion as to how long the present upheaval of Europe will last. The cessation of long distant road racing, just when matters had been placed on a satisfactory footing is to be deeply regretted, but at the same time all other sports, that en tail heavy monetary expense, will perhaps (with the exception of horse racing, upon which so many depend for a livelihood) be partially sus pended. pending the continuance of the war. Short distance road rac ing events that entail little expense will no doult be continued, but where the outlay runs into between £100 and £...
LINTON V SCARSDALE. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 15 August 1914
LINTON V SOARSDALE. The Scarsdale footballers journey ed to Linton on SiturJay afternoon, taking a good representative team with them. From the bounce of the ball both sides worked hard, but the staying powtrj of the ScarB dale boys served them well in the last quarter, and they came out on top with 3 goalB 15 behinds to their credit. Linton scored 1 goal 3 be hinds. To-day's association match is Ber ringa v, Linton, which take3 place on the grouud of the former. A very exciting contest is expected. ROKEWOOD V. ROKEWOOD JUNCTION. The newly-formed Rokewood Junction team journeyed to Roke wood on Siturday last, and defeated the local team after an exciting tussle by 7 points. Both sides wore weakly represented, many of the regular pi ivers b*>ing absent. The visitors led by Irving Rachinger, had difficulty in raising a leam, bat after pressing into service all their coat-holders and supporters, they took the field with 11 men to oppose the ever increasing force of Roke wood, which ...
PATTERN FOR CHILD'S FROCK. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 15 August 1914
PATTERN FOR CHILD'S FROCK. This illustration shows a little girl's party frock made of velvet with col lar of embroidered muslin attached. Instead of velvet, the dress may be made of cashmere, delaine, serge or cloth. A reliable paper pattern is ob tainable. It represents "Everylady's Journal" pattern No. 131, cut in one size only—for children of three years. This pattern may be bought for nine pence from loc.U pnttern agent, or will be sent post free to any address if ninepence in stamps is sent to Dept. C, "Everylady's Journal," 37G Swan ston-street, Melbourne. State num ber of pattern and size required. If a penny stamp is sent to above ad dress a 48-page catalogue will be sent to any reader who writes, "Send free catalogue."
Her Last Drive. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 15 August 1914
Her Last Drive. A contretemps looked like arising it a funeral the other day in a rural iistrict. It was the wife of an elder !y farmer who had died, and just as the cortege was about to leave the 'louse for tlio church, both mourners and the undertaker's men were, to ■>y the least, startled by seeing the widower—a sturdy type of a farmer— •liount the box-scat of the hearse, and ■T'thor up the reins. His friends went and told him to ■cine down and take his seat in one if the mourning-coaches. "No-, 110," replied the hale old fol ;>'.v; and jerkins his thumb in the di cction of the colIin, added: "She never •uiild let anyone drive her but mo. ■lid tiiis is the last time she will have !ie chance." And drive ho did, all entreaties and ■monstranccs being in vain. Gentleman (in railway train): How (id tin's accident happen? Guard: Someone pulled the cord ind stopped the train, and the boat ex press ran into us. It will tiki; five | hours to clear the line for us to go ihead. Gentle...
THE HOUSEHOLD. SELECTED RECIPES. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 15 August 1914
THE HOUSEHOLD. SELECTED RECIPES. I Curried Rabbit.—To prepare this, I cut the rabbit into pieces convenient for serving, and, after soaking the I head and all discolored parts for an hour in strong salt and water, dry and rub over with Hour. Heat a thin layer of dripping in a stowpan, and in it lightly brown the rabbit, a lew piec es at a time. Kmpty the pan, in U heat a little butter, and add u medium sized onioil in small dice When the onion is lightly brown sprinkle in a level tablespoonful each of curry-pow der and Hour, and add a sour apple in small .pieces. Keep the pan covered by the side of the fire, stir occasional ly, and when the curry-powder has been slowly fried for not less than 2 minutes add a breakfastcupful of hot diluted meat extract, stock, or milk. Stir until boiling, add salt to taste, and replace the rabbit. Cover and cook gently for an hour or until the rabbit is tender. At the last add.a little lemon juice, and serve boiled rica Separately or piled around the...
ROKEWOOD. INDUCTION SERVICE. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 15 August 1914
ROKEWOOD. INDUCTION SERVICE. The Rev. SI. M Queen was inducted on ^Monday afternoon into the charge of the Jtokewood Presbyterian district. The tlerernien present at the ceremony were ♦ho Rots. I'ostle. Forbes, Baird. Houston, >tunro, Hardy. Shallberfj, and the Rev. 1'. M'Queon, of Elaborawick, and fatter of tlio new minister. An eloquent and high ly appreciated induction address was de livered by the Rev. J. H. Shallberg; the congregational address was given by the Rev. E. M. Baird; and an effective sermon was delivered by Rev. H. Postle. The choir contributed special music, Mr W. 1*. Thomas presiding at the organ. 111 the evening a public welcome was acoord od the Rev. M. M'Quwn in the Mechanics' Ilall. The buildiii'- was crowded to its ut most capacity, ami l>esi(!es tile clergymen already mentioned tlio Rev. \V. E. Pugh (Christ Church, Rokewoodi occupied a fic.it on the platform. The addresses wore congratulatory and encouraging, and the presentation of a hymn and IValm bo...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 15 August 1914
COUGH GENTLY. Pew people know how to cough pro perly. It never occurs to the ordin ary individual that there is a right way and a wrong way of doing it. Yet it is a matier of no small import ance. If every sigh means a drop of blood out of the heart, as people say, every cough means some greater or less proportion of time knocked off one's life. Most people cough as loud ly and forcibly as they can. But it is rather costly noise, for the single reason that it tears and inflames the lungs. The lungs consist of an extra ordinary delicate sponge-like tissue, which sometimes gets inflamed and choked with phlegm. "When we try to ■,ret rid of this substance we cough. Rut obviously, if we remove It vio vntly, we must necessarily injure the ielicate lung tissue. Therefore train .ourself to cough as gently as pos sible.
SLEEP—ITS VALUE. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 15 August 1914
SLEEP—ITS VALUE. Sloop, nature's most potent medi cine! How it brings peace to the troubled, rest to the weary, and rose3 to the cheeks, if we woo the power to lay aside all cares till tlir morrow. But sometimes the moment the head reaches the pillow seems to be the signal for each individual worry and care to present itself like an aveng ing angel. These mighty companions seem malicious in their intent. When the hours of the night go hand-in-Land with wakeful care, the dawn may bring fitful slumber, but on the face there is left a weary, worried expression, and dark circles under jthe_eyes_that_ When The system is depleted the physician prescribes a tonic which prevents the further wasting of tis sues, and creates an appetite, which is the foundation of recuperation for the system that needs nourishment, so sleep retores the lost strength, and fill us with vim for future exertions. As there is no ironclad rule governing the amount of food required, nsither can there be a rule which...
ILLABAROOK. MINSTREL ENTERTAINMENT. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 15 August 1914
ILLABAROOK. MINSTREL ENTERTAINMENT. Tho local Stale school comimttoo iiave for some time past been improving the ^roundri and the interior of tho school Buildim,', and to raise funds to make fur ther additions an entertainment was given by the Scarsdale Stirling Minstrel Company on Friday evening in the Me chanics' Hall. The building was crowded by an appreciative audience, and oncores -irero frequent. The interlocutor (Mr G. "('lentice) and tlie end men (Messrs A. A. 33dgar and V. Forrester) kept the audience in roars of laughter with their local al lusions and anecdote*. Tho other mem bers of the company also contributed largely to tlie success of the entertainment. The programmo was as follow:—Leader of orchestra, Mr M. M'Monamin; pianiste, DJies 11. Carnegie; overture, orchestra; opening chorus, company; song and chorus, "Just Down the Lane," Alf. Ben 3 lie; song, comic, "Get Away from the "Window," F. Forrester; song and chorus. "Just to See Ilor Face Again," N. Car aicgie; son...
Commercial. BALLARAT WHOLESALE PRODUCE MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 15 August 1914
Commercial. :o: BALLABAT WHOLESALE PRODUCE MARKET. Wheat, 4/6 to 4/3 for prime milling. Oats: Fair feed, 2,8. Peas, 5/6. Bar ley: Prime, 3.3 to 3/fi; fair to good, 2/3 to 31; Capo, 2/3 to 31. Flour, MO. Brail, JcGjbj. Pollard, JC&J15J. Potatoes, £1 to JCG/IO/. Hay: Best chaffing, .£3 to .£'3/5/j manger, .£3/5/ to .£3/7,6; strdiv, 30/ to 35/.
SCARSDALE. OBITUARY. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 15 August 1914
SCARSDALE. OBITUARY. The many friends of Mrs Nimon, .postmistress, of Scarsdale, will learn •with regret of her demise, which •fcook place on Sunday, after a few months' iilness. Mrs Nimon had fceen for the past six years in charge ■«£ the Post Office at Scarsdale, and hy her conrteBy and business ability tad made hosts of friendii. Apart from her duties, the deceased lady ■was an excellent citizen, taking her share in every matter that led to the ■welfare of the district. The de ceased was a native of Piggoreet, and was the second daughter of Mrs Campigli. Eefore residing at Scars dale Mrs Nimon was in charge of the Beeac Post ofBcp. At both these places Mrs Nimon did much to help in social circles, more particularly aa a vocalist. Her husband, who predeceased ber nine years ago, was the son of the late Mr Joseph Nimon, of Brownsvale, Newtown. The de ceased leaves a family of four, the eldest of whom is a teacher at the Berringa State School. The funeral 6ook place from her late ie...
BALLARAT POULTRY MARKET. Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 15 August 1914
BALLARAT POULTRY MARKET. Thursday. T. J. Lawless and Co. report:—A tfootl supply penned, and prices firm for prime lots. Turkeys, prime gobblers and lieiis, •made 7Jd per lb; medium, from 6Jd to 7d; primo roosters, to 6;9; medium, 3/ to 4/9 per pair; best hens, to -1/G; medium, 2/6 to 3/9; inferior lower; forward pullets, 3/6 to 5/3; small lots from 2/ per pair; prime ducks, 5/6; medium, 3/6: Muscovy ducks, 6/1 per pair; gees?, 6/; ferrets, 11/6.
PIGGOREET. PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH JUBILEE. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 15 August 1914
PIGGOREFjT. PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH 3UBILEE. A meeting of memberB and ad herents of the Presbyterian Church •was held on Friday evening to de «ide what action should be taken to xaark the jubilee of the church, ■which was opened in April, 1864, Ijy the Rev. Mr Wallace, when the church district was known as Clarkesdale, It was decided that *he celebration should be in the form of a concert and social, to be ield early in November, and that the Rev. Mr Fcrrest, of Geelong, be aaked to preach both services on the Sunday. The Rev. G. Lee presided ■ever the gathering.
CHAPTER V. A Second Miniature. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 15 August 1914
CHAPTER V. A Second Miniature. Gliray nodded and walked as far as the inner consulting-room, where the telephone was placed. He was vaguely asking himself who this Here path was who wished to speak to him so urgently. The name was oddly j familiar, and yet for the moment he [ could not recall where he had heard it. j It seemed in some way to be directly I concerned with tho stirring events of the past few hours. But then there had been so much to think about and, in any case, what did it really mat ter? Probably Horepath was no more than a easual patient who would see him to day and would be gone to-mor row. There were hundreds of such, each regarding his or her own parti cular case as being of the first im portance. And yet Gilray was an noyed because for the moment he could not place the name. He took off the receiver and made the usual signal that lie was there. "Is that Doctor Everard Gilray?" a voice asked. "Oh, yes, I am Mr. Geoffrey Horepath speaking. We have met before at on...
THE SENTENCE OF THE COURT. CHAPTER IV. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 15 August 1914
THE SENTENCE OF i THE COURT. i By FRED M. WHITE. Published by arrangement with Ward, Lock & Co. Ltd., London and Melb. All Rights Reserved. CHAPTER IV. GiJray shrugged his shoulders al most indifferently. He was getting accustomed to these dramatic epi sodes. Besides, he had nothing to be afraid of. Let liiin only get his money and he would not trouble this amazing household again. All the j same, Hi ere was something exceeding • ly striking about this remarkable old J man. He might have come straight . from a stage setting, so strange was his aspect. i ' He was "Gaspard"' and- "Shyloclc" in one—tall ajid lean, and high of fo: o —^he&d—from which the .leonine grey hair was tossed carelessly back, he ■ had thin, dark hatchet-like features j and eyes that glowed like stars behind I his gold-rimmed glasses. His keen, . clever face was lined and wrinkled, his skin the color of old parchment. | To strengthen the likeness to the : classical example of miserliness, he : wor...
CHAPTER VI. Madame Ninon Desterre. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 15 August 1914
CHAPTER VI. Madame Ninon Desterre. Most of the houses in Park Gardens | are small, and possess no gardens in the true sense or the word, but Num i uer 4 differs from the rest, inasmuch as it stands in its own compact grounds overlooking Regent's Park, ! and therefore in summer presents an outlook reminiscent of sylvan shades in the heart of a peaceful woodland country. At one time the house had belonged to a famous artist, with an income equal to his refined extrava gances, and the whole place had been remodelled according to his designs. At his death the house, with all de corations and furniture complete, had been offered for sale and was prompt ly secured by the present owner, known to hec~fr.icn&lt;ls an Madamc Nirion Desterre? ' The sale had caus ed some sensation at the time, and certain of the papers had striven to | learn something of the history of the fair purchaser. They had little to show as the result or their labors beyond the fact that Ninon Desterre was the y...