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BENDIGO STOCK REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 17 February 1914
SB( CK REPORT. .t.rdiing- s and lambs for the asales yesterday ~small, comprising in 2 b(rsid by ?rl a moderate propor-, heep represented abo 16 trucks, the total o'et of sheep, inc ing road lots, being ce 25C0 an? The quality was only moc dTa ,tli. rangngg from middling to useful descriptions of crossbreds, with only occasional pens of prime wethers distributed through the yards. Tho supply was only about equal to iocal recuircements, and afl the best sheep were quickly snapped up in the private sales. Prices for best wethers where nearly 1/ per head in advance of last week's rates. The middling descriptions that remainca over ior auction met with fair competition at slightly advanc ed rates, but the increase was not nearly so pronounced as for the best sheep. Practically all the yarding was cleared ex cept a few odd lots of nondescript and aged store sheep. Competition from the few out siders present for this class of sheep was again dull, and there was no improwvement in the lots...
OUR COUNTRY SERVICE. AVONMORE. 11th February. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 17 February 1914
OUH COUNTRY SERVICE, AVONMORE. 11th February. On Monday one of tile most enjoyable evenings ever spent in Avonmnore took place in the local hall, the occasioln being a comn. plimentary social and presentation to Miss Mioya Cleary, fourth daughter of Mr. P. Cleary, on tlhe eve of her approaching mar riage to Mr. J. Sullivan, of WVoodend. )Dancing was indulged ill until mildnight, Swhen light refreshments were partaken,of, after which Cr. Simmic, as chairman, called upon Mr. J. Broderick to presernt Miss Cleary with a most handsome silver tea and coffee service, on a richly-painted china and silver-mounted salver1 and also a handsome gold pendant, suitably in scribed, to Mr. J. Sullivan. Mr. Broderick spoke of the high esteem in which the young couple was held throughout the dis. trict, and wished the recipients every hap pilless. Messrs. A. Goklan, GC. Fullerton, F. Turby, HI. Boyd, J. Tobin and others also spoke in eulogistic terms of Miss Cleary and Mr. Sullivan. Mr. Cleary feel in...
BALLENDELLA. 13th February. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 17 February 1914
BALLENDEL.LA. 13th February. Settler Vickers, who has grown some of the best Hunter River lucerne cro is in the district, has just trussed a fine lot of Arabian lucerne, for which there is a keen local demand for the feedini of stock. The Arabian fodder seems to have much less stalk than the I-hiunter River variety, and is of a !i~glhter color of leaf. Mr. Vickers gct over 200 trusses of this lucerne from 10 acres, of which area only G6 could be pro-: perly irrigated. Messrs. W. G. Hart and J. Robins secured a supply of the fodder, the latter for a change of diet for his string of . hunters The feeding of settlers' lucerne blocks by flocks of sheep is likely to result in many of the settlers going short of fodder in the ,intcr, besides having their paddock.s spoilt througli the close nibbling of the sheep Grazing of lucerne was only suggest ed as a temporary money-winner, but z:ttlcrs have done so well at fattening, and ta:lking themn into their lucerne paddoclis at :1 (charge of 3½...
THE YABBIE PEST. Bamawm, 14th February. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 17 February 1914
Vlij ..... ..... .P. -U- I .V.... ' THE YABBIE PEST' * -- ? *-. -. . 13amiawmn, 14tli 1ýebruafi, Thle y'blOie muisancc. is .proving . ari e pesive. ite'pn to ilife Water Conimissioln ?i.ii e~arl D ili :ti irrigation aniials of. tlie .lig-. trict. ;Ih.one platce foiir' mein and i .dray lhave put in .evcral days' work refideiing the channel sacf. Some raige yab'bita liavo 'ben du!, out at .a dcpith of scveral ,d6t. The modus operandi of the pest is tb borei a single hole downwards from tilicýhe d i6 4he channel.. This lole 'ends ir a lai;g rouir:d hollow from which several other bores deviate downwards and outwards to wards the edge of the channel banks. The result, wlhcn the water has percolatcd through the pass: cs thus made, is a break 'away that may in. untold damage to a esttler's ho2 . ps. In plac:s impiromp rnit.iA.., ScMenI bubbling out of Crground on I settlers' hovdi ings ucome of e ving propeisi ties . pei vhic it Mms only the efrafe wt r wl tribes
FIRE [?] DEMONSTRATION. EAGLEHAWK TEAMS. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 17 February 1914
IR?EMONSTRA ION. EAGLEHAWK TEAMiS. Thoe following teacms were chosen last night to reurecent th&lt;e Eagleha.wk Fire Brigado at ..he forthcoming demonstra tioi t SEii .--H. Harcy plug'. and'?. second Iengll; R:l Hall, ,hydrant; ;'F. Arthir, coup)ling i,-.H.. iIHuter,- firs?-v:br:anchl , M. Miller, hol1,back "J., H tiing, -pole,, 1. ; A'Cl?llaindr .rccoiud biai ch S.il:Elliott, a6 :- Ladde anhrl ose ; I.:-i Ha ll; iydrani; ,;. ;-W. Stwi ari;, co;iilinig;- ; E' Arthur, ladder m ian If.' i' Drha Oin, pole'; J :oH. King- pole ad a''ssist I';I. IIarvey, foot of laflder; R M'4Olcland and J. Hockinge; lift. .-Sx Men D'?sabled.-H. Hall, hydrant; ;. Tihbbett, coupling: E; Miilkr, 'branch : R. M'Clelland, pole; G. :.W -'Siwart, second couplingfi and pull back;-," H. HiarSey, pull Sback. Ladder Rvace.-G.. j'StcwarLiai d F. Arthur. Marphall Fou.rs;-:-El Millci, hydrrnt'; F. Arthur," couplini ;. H Ha;. veiacy,: blreak arnd second brnnch; G.. W- Stewart, Y.coiuping. Sixes.-G. W. Stewart' ...
ECHUCA. 12th February. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 17 February 1914
ECHU' A.,. 1 m : + 1 : : " t 12 fh'Febriu ary.;; ' , The iihstallatii n:of. Vthe Echutca Mark Lode,: N o.' 25, t0ook liplace n+ tl e Masonicuk 1lall on 'Wedniesday eveniiag,; when jr.o l M. Griffini : as- instailled as Master for th : ensuing year. The lodge was opened': by -the W. 1:. Bro. A' M. Mactier.S The ceremony of *advanceminit was carried ' bout' by -the Master, assisted' by : R.W.'0s Biro W . :. FPairv and ,. R. G. , Campbell.: The in stallation ceremony was 'held subsequently, when R.W. Br. Dr. R. B. Stoney, I.G.V., i:epresenting the Grand Master, attended by R.W;. Bros. Parry- and Campbell, Past (Grand Lodge officers, were. receved: in duo formi. The Master was installed by r.:W. Bro. W. N J. Parry, w hoi ' was assisted :by R.W.. Bro. Gampbell, Wor. .Bros. Taylor and Mactier and :I. Worr. Bro.-Dr. Stoney.: The -following officers :vere . invested: S.W.,. Bro. . Simmie; J ., ;Broi. G. Hall; M.O.-, Bro. A. Crothers; ? SO. Bio. H. C. Holhfield:; .JTO, Bro. :.-I T; WVells; c...
COUNTRY STOCK SALES. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 17 February 1914
COUNTRY STOCK SALES. Messrs. J. H Lianhol: and Co. ieport hav ing conducted their fortniglhtly sale at Lanecoorie o? ednesJ:ay last, when there was tile usual attendance ;f .the ]publie lind tftade, There was only a* ?ncdcrate ,lirdiig, with odd pens of aninmals suitable for tlhE iade. We yarded 620 s.heep, an;! ,illh the e.c.uption of ti'o sriall draits. eo fitted t c!.irance. 220 4-year old crossbred 'se, .15/11; 210() crossbred weaucrs, good eoits. 12/?; fdit iilbst. 0/6 to 1.3/3; .motiino idtlhci's, 13/9 to 15/3. Cattl2.=-We pentled 4, with ti .dod sprilikling of hightwcighf leifeis and ibullcks, Conlllptitioll fot wluch was duil, and fats ruled slightly eas;ier than of Ia'te. Useful btllocks. £5/1/ to £Galj; hIifers, £4/11/ and .£5. We sold for W. A. MIlchael, J. E. Clirnow and Sons, W. Ger rand, A. V. Petherick, Jas. Spedding, C. John4son, Mtrs Ihepburn and others.
A USEFUL BELT FOR A BABY. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 17 February 1914
A UJSE;FPU I 3ELT FOR A BABY. A Praetical 'Idea.--One of tho most use fultgifts f4or th]e small child who canot walk, or who is only beginning . to toddle. i a belt from which some of his or her toys can be'.su1spended. Everybody knows the erranll child's facility in dropping anything *gi.en to him; and the piercing howvl which rc(ults when the loss is discovered. Well, -a elt of tile sort I am describing to you keeops the child's toys always within reachli. To make the belt, a broad ]piece of satin rilbon is needed, as well as narrower satin rilbbon. The broad ribbon is folded in two, and the edges sewn together for a distanc6 long enough to go right round the waist. The ends are left wide so that they can be tied in a pretty bow at the back. From the front of the belt hang threeo hbands of narrower satin ribbon, to which the varic. ous toys are either sewn or tied. It only takes. a few minutes to chamigo the toys when a change is needed, and the belt; re rnains a pernetual joy.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 17 February 1914
'SMALL ERUPTNONS ON FAGE iiN B ECK Blotchy Look, Terrible Itching, Kept Awake at Night, Used Cu ticura Soap and Ointment.' ln Two Weeks Eruptions Gone, 90 Park St..,. South Meclbourne, Vic. " My face and neck began to have a blotchy look and about two days after small cruI tfibns began to form about my neck. A. little timo after my face was aitected in .the same way, accompanied by terrnibIe itch nLg. I was kept awako at night, with the irritation and for days I could neot, wear a, * collar. After trying about half a dozens other ointments andt medicincs whicL did not do me tho slighltest good, I wa3 advisd to give Cuticuras Ointment andl Cuticura Soap a trial. I decided to try it, and hftcr the first treatment with the Cuticura Oint ment and Cuticura Soap I felB re:iovcd and in two weeks all traces of the cruptions were gone, and over since having used the Cuticura Soap and Cuticura Ointment I have never been troubled with the com plaint." (Signed) WV. Laidlaw, July, 1912. In the r...
CONSERVATORIUM OF MUSIC. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 17 February 1914
CONSERVATORIUM OF MUSIC. The examinationa for the B3ondigo Conser vatoriumn of MIusic scholarships this year wero the mo;st successful yet held, both fromi a musical standpoint and numerically.: The en. tries for the different scholarships totalled 113, and the tests lasted four ldays. The final results, which came to hand from Mr. JC. H Hanstein, of Melbowrne, 'Thursday, are: Conserva'torium Open Schli6arship.-Lidies Stella Jackson, 94 points; Elsice Code, 93; Hlilda Veale, Lily Walker, 'and Nellie Roach, 92. Conservatorium Open Scholarship.-G-en tleinen--T. J. Horne, 92; I. Brimacombe and A?I.' Farmer, 90; R. nuncarrow. 87. Dr. Ro. villo's Scholarshlip.-Ladies-Cassio Ronan. 87;? F. Taylor, 80; J. Culnane, 79. Dr. · Reville's. Scholarship.-Gentlemen-J. W. Herick, ?'85: P. Leahy; 81; F. Lambe, 78,-; Cathedral Choir Scholarhip.- V. O'Donnellii. 92; J. Sherlock, S0; M..Ayre,. 88. Mr. Stan.:?? leY: Eliott's Piandfort oor Or;gan ScholarS?l~ip::: -A. Court 84; ..J. M ~I'Kenzie, 78.?:V O'...
RAYWOOD. 13th February. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 17 February 1914
-- - sen RAYWOOD. ,. Da 13th February. Tel Fully 50 rdsidents of Raywood, Sebastian eei mnd Kamaroomka, assembled in the Town cla mall last night to do honor to Senior-con- in table T. .W. Icley, who was recently pro- thc noted to the rank of senigr-constable, and for ransferred to Carlton. The Mayor (Cr. to runn) presided, and presented the guest rec ith a handsome silver tea and coffee cer wel ic and salBver, and Mrs. Kiley with .a 1/6 ieautiful sil'e'r, hot-water kettle.;- The w~va Vayor referred in. eulogistic terms to the bat nlannier in whi;eh .Senioreconstable Kiley cei ad carried optu .hisE duties, and also paid in l high tribute to .ir\fs. Kiley. The toast arc vas ably supported ri by Cs. Donaldson and miu "ascoe (Rayworod), and Cr. A. Johnson roe M\arong Shire).' Senior-constanble Kiley pov made anu. approTpriate response. The health tin f Senior-coustable KIiley's successor, Cone to table Burgoyne, wa. heqrtily honored, as the vas the toast of Mr. Fitzgerald, the newly]? ...
WYCHEPROOF. 13th February. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 17 February 1914
WYCHEPROOF. 13th February. -. Th. apparent singling out of a small number of handholders within the Wyche. proof shire for prosecution under the Thistle Act has aroused a. great deal oe comment. Nine landholders were called upon to ap pdar at the loca1 Police Court, before Messrs. Pennefather, P.M., and J. J. Ryan, T.P. During the hearing of the cases the point was raised as to whether it was too late to cut thistles after the inspector's last inspection (23rd December). Owing to the early harvest farmers left thistle de. straction until near the end of the year, consequently in some cases it was shown that a good deal of cutting had been done after the inspector's visit. Others com plained that men x ere hard to secure about 'hhrvest time for thistle cutting, althouagh as much as 10/ per day was offered. Fines were imposed as follows:-J. White, X£10, with £1/3/6 costs; J. .Hetherington, £5, '.with £1/3/16 costs; J. Manson, .£5, with .£1/ :8/(. costs and. conviction suspended; John ...
SWAN HILL. 12th Febraury [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 17 February 1914
SWAN HILL. 12th Febraury William Cowan Gray, 21, eldest son of Mrs. Janet Gray, storekeeper, of Lake Boga, collapsed wh'.n on the I ake Boga. station last eveniing. He was put on board a train and taken to a private hospital at Swua MHill. but he died shortly after being ad n?tted. Gray took a leading part in cricket. football and other outdoor sports. 13tlh February. On- Thur?slay night last the Swan 11ll : M instrle]s ;tenderec Mr C. I. Biytlh, one of :ts .iCnmbers;: a farewelll sccial at tie . Shire HIll Tl?? fo. I bi' esideit of the troupe; " :Mr;. , . Wright, presided, and referred- to :: the guesC?o- work in connection witlh the diffirent.: eiigaemcents of the comnpany, and :. saicd that he. wolld be a distinct loss;, bo ta ...as n mnl?aelr of the troupo and as a iowis: i:.' man.,2 Iih rcnarlkes were cndorsed by Mr. :G. 3. Brunnen (vice-presid'ent) and essr?s Chanmbers, M'Pheo and Wilkins. Mr. R. C. Evans, on behalf of the troupe, :pre sented. Mr. Blythl with a handsime travel...
IN THE KERANG DISTRICT. Kerang, 11th February. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 17 February 1914
IN THE KERAING DISTRICT. 1 Kerang, 11th February. For the opening of the wild duck scasor. a large number of visiting sportsmen ar iived in Kerang last night in motor cars. The largest bag reported was obtained by i\Mr. 13. Laughlin, of Kcrang. lThe birds were not too plentiful. JMesrs. Cadnsch; Davey, Gainey, MacKrell, Crawford, Dlai~i, Small and others secured fair bags. Messrs W,. Scriven nnd party azcountcd for E0 -irds. Mr. Fied. HIunter and party were also very successful. A good many shooters have not yet returned, the cool vweatlier be. ing in their favor, :, c
WEDDERBURN. 12th February. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 17 February 1914
WEDDERBURN. 12th February. Walter Lemon and his brot·her Robert, accompanied several other sports in M?orecroft's motor car to Lake Bulpke-on Wediticsday. Walter was carrying a loaded gun, which accidentally exploded, the charge carrying away the flesh from the palm of his hand, and lodging a few pel lets in the neck and face of Robert. Later on Walter was taken to the St. Ariaud tIopital. 12th February. Last night, about 9 o'clock, thie house of James Greason, about two miles along the Charlton road, was totally destroyed by fire. It was insured in the London and Lancashire Co. Walter Gregson was slightly burnt while rescuing the children. An entertainment was held in the Insti tute Hall last nilght to raise funds to pay for the ronoms used by the cookery classes. About £6 wa*s realised. 13th February. Mr. II. C. Henderson, of the local branch of the Bank of Australasia, was presented on the eve of his departure for Bairnsdalo with an inscribed bat and a case of pipes by members of...
A DAINTY FROCK. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 17 February 1914
A DIAINTY FROCK. From Sale riemnants.-Very charming little frockls may be made for children out of short sale remnants of washing fabrics. Now in all probability the children.'s frocks have lost their pristine freshness after months of wear and repeated washings, so .it is rather a good plan to look out for a couple of these short lengths, and to make them up into a smart little frock before settihg out upon the holiday trip. The frock is sure to be very useful. I saw a delightful dress a couple of days ago made from two sale remnants of washfng crepe -one plain white and the other white pat terned with pink roses. The bodice was made chiefly of the white crepe, and was cut out in a very deep . V at the neck. Above this V came a plain vest of the pat terned material, which was also cut out in a small V at the neck, and .edged by a little pleated frill of net. The sleeves were made of thle patterned fabric, but were crossed by a strip of the plain stuff, which was cut in one with the...
AT ROCHESTER. Rochester, 11th February. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 17 February 1914
.AT ROCHESTER. Rochester, 11th February. Tho! duck scason opened at Rlocbstcr this mornlin, and was one of the worst opening days oxperienced here for many years. Not only were the birds very scarce, but they were exceedingly wild. Large numbers of shooters visited Lake Cooper, and though there were a good many birds on the lake, very few of the sportsmen, succeeded in bagging any game. For some weeks illicit shooting has been carried on at the head of the lkke. and therefore the birds were very shy. Only those who had boats were in any way successful. The swamps round the district all had their quota of sports men, but they yielded poor sport. Top Creek, which had a mob of 20, wood duck lidst-..week, was shot over yesterday even 'ing befbre the opening, and as a conse ouence the dozen or so shooters who visited that pDnulai_. resort met with no success, seven men. accounting for one wood duck only.. Other -stamps, such as M'Curry's and M'Naui, ht s;'aso proved a failure, although i...
AT MACORNA. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 17 February 1914
AT MACOIBNA. (Bl' Our Representativd,) TIiP opening of the season in the Macorna district was not as successful as in former years. and owing to the ducks being dis turbed on the Johnson and Rowan Swamps before tile openiug day, game was not too plentiful. The host bags at these resorts were secured by Messrs. Jones and Roper's party, from Episom, and Mr. Ardath. At M'Donald's Swamp game was also scarce, Cappecr and party, from Raywood, securing the best bag. On the Tang T'ang there was only ;a small number of shcoters for o,·eninm day, and tihe sport was 12p1or. The small bas aire attributed to time scarcity of water and the illegal shooting of game which occurred in the close season.
DUCK SHOOTING SEASON. BIRDS NOT TOO PLENTIFUL. ILLEGAL SHOOTING RIFE. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 17 February 1914
DUCK. SHOOTI NGsEASOn, BIaRDS NOT 'TOO PLENTIFUL, ILLEGAL SHOOTING RIF?. The dry weather experienced this sum mer has not been favorable to the diick sea sL'n, which opened on Wednesdit h1at.; Water is scarcer than usual, and glimi consequently more difcult to find. An other disadvantage for sportsmen was the timid state in whiich the birds w'ere found. Great difficulty was experienced in getting within range of the game, and shooters came to the conclusion that there had been a good deal of shooting going on before the season opened. It might be pointed out at the same time, however, that the sea son opened in New South WVales on the 1st inst., and the ducks. which were driven acrosq the border were well warned of tl;he designs of all persons prowling round their domains. Thile sport was indulged in by nutlmel'ous parties, who found that the biacing air of the cool niiht provided them with plenty of energy for the fray, and there was general activity at the camps when the hnur for ...
STATE REVENUE. RETURNS FOR JANUARY. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 17 February 1914
STATE REVENUE. RETURNS FOR JANUARY. 'The State revenue for the month of January and the seven months from 1st July, 1913, to 31st January, 1914, was made available by the Treasury officials last week. Followving are the details: lXcise-January, 1913, -£32,1J2; January, 914, £21,403; decrease £10,789. Terri torial - January, 1913, £22,773; January, 1914, £23,204; increase £431. Railways January, 1913, £538.119; January, 1914, • 614,462; increase .£76.34:. Other public works--January, 1913, £32,3245; January, 1914, £28,8G3; decrease £,.43. Ports and harbors--January, 1913, £6482; January, 1914., £5855; decrease .£627. Fees--Janu ary. 1913, °£26,485; January, 1914, £27,921: Auncrease £1436. Fines-January, 1913, -1018: • Jagnuary, 1914, £847; decrease £0171. Mliscellaneous, January, 1913, £64,093; January, 1914, £33,183; de. crease £30,911. Tctals-January, 1913, £723,407; January, 1914, £755,680; in crease £32.273. CommonwealCth contribu tion-January, 19Q13, £138,971; January. 1914, £14...