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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 15 April 1914
JAS. R.OWE & SONS, INVITI INSPEOTION OF The Acme Patent Sl"FITZESY" "ORY "R Insures the Health and Comfort of your Horse. The mian who rugs his horse does so with a definite purpose, By any defect of the rug itself-slipping, unfastening, or otherwise--his work is not alone undone but his animal suffers from the very exposure thatthe owner sought to prevent, This is just where the " FITZESV " RUG comnes inll, It never fails! Once placed in position the patent device insures it remaining securely adjusted. It is not alone cheaper-but better than any other patent rug, It has a solid grip of 28 inches along the side, It cannot be dragged under foot and destroyed, It is made by skilful workmanship of high quality material. HORSE RUGS, 00W RUGS, 5 ft.,I, i , fO f t , 6 i. n, 7 ft. 4 ft. 6 In 5ft , 5 ft. 6 In, 6ft, 8/6 9/6 10/6 11/6 6/ 7/6 8/6 - 13/6 14/6 1516 16/6 11/6 12/6 13/6 14/6 15/ 16/6 17/6 - 17/6 18/6 10/6 21/ Other Horse Rugs to be all jobbed out 21/ `2/6 25/ 27/6 at speo...
FIRE. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 15 April 1914
FIRE. An alarm of lire it noon o1ni Mondlly directed attention to a blaze in the \'iinityi of the ricket groudl. Fortunately there'u was nothing mtore setriul than the loss of a pot of bolling tat', which had ignited noar Mr., I., Nevill's premises, 'There was anothoter alarm at habout 8 o'clock at night the locality this timo being in Jiowen street, oplposit the t le sO'lyard, whlere Mr, ,, Milt. o,,ue's I-r'ooliedl 'w.b, cottage was in Ilanmes, 'The hrigade was on the teeonle as uickly as ILt.sibl,, Iut the lor had spread with I ltnch raphldity that thero was no hopo of sa\ing anything, and the building and furniture were soon ltllceld to ashes. 'T'hter wam no otnoon the premises at the tiute, aId the origin i t t lito hire iy a mnyste ry, hl'eht pro pcerty and furniture ca'iod ilan insurance of .li,5 in the Qucenslanid Co. (Mri, R, Faulklner, local agent).
MINING ITEMS. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 15 April 1914
MININI ITEtMIS, Lord Nolson Co,, fortnight ending April 0th,---,480 ft, level-A rise has been put up from this level and ooniectod with the wini'e from 2I,405 ft. level. The sto~pes show 31 ft, of elone, 6,405 ft. levol-''he wiail frosI Ihis level on the westerl vein has been. con. neoted with the rise from the 2,480 ft, level, This wio?e shows ail average of 2? ft, of pay. able stone, T'he stopes over this lrvel are very wet and inullooky. Value aioe about tihe samie, Crushed 716 tonit, 'Ie saiinds and sliimies plants are working at full capacity, and all other pilant working well, St, Arnaud North Uold Mllne, pllril llh., -All work co?trol on lhe erection of battery, Waiting the delivery of generastor and sheaft. lug for Wi sley table, ITheo yield of Victorian gold fir March was 10 lJ00 oz grose, or 30,lii2 z lisue, vdlu d at £167,048. Comipared with the yield for Maroh of last year, a dtooreas of 2,591 ,I , tintle ihas occurred, 'lThe yield for the lest Iliro montba was 109,707 c...
DAIRYING. THE PURPOSE OF A DAIRY. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 15 April 1914
DA I FY IN G. -4-+- THE PURPOSE OF A DAIRY. Tho dairy is supposed by many to be a place solely for keeping butter and other products mado therofrom, but too ofteon, on some of our colonial farms, it is turned into a general stor' ago room, 'Meat, salting .troughs for bacon, apples and onions i're only a very few of the articles that there find a place, Seeing that milk is so easily tainted by such surroundings, no won dor that much butter is offered to the public of inferior quality, and of bad flavor. And it is not going too far to assert that about half the rancid butter arises through the milk or cream being tainted by impure air in the dairy, There are, of course, many other causes of bad butter, such as imr proper feeding of cows, badly kept utensils, effluvia from the yard, and carelessness in general management Absolutoly pure air in the dairy in an Indispensablo condition to ensure good butter, yet a good many dairies lack this precious pure element, which one would think ea...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 15 April 1914
VICTORIAN producers' 00 Operative Co. Ltd. Ill OtliO495 Collins-at,, Molbouruo, (;rain Shod-\\'tllianletownl Wool, Hide, and Skin Stores. DAIRY PRODUJCE. Stook Sl1es.MONbo wuno, Uondigo, Sun, b;!Y mnd N~gi~fbio, L10d, EOtNto, and 1nauranoo Agentas Bags, Manures, Oils, Twine, Gro. ccGos, rea, &c. * ENQUIRII.S INVITED. ROYAL MAIL STEAMERS LEAVE MELBOURNE EVERY ALTERNATE WEEK For MKMSEI[LES & LONDON Cnlling at Adelaide, Fromantle, Colombo, Aden, Port Said, Gibraltar, Plymouth en route With tprmioi; n to call at I3rindii FIRST and SECOND Saloon only Return Ticket to Europe available for Two Yeare RATES OF PASSAGE MONEY To FREMANTLE Siale £7 10s, to £9 10s. Return £11 10 , to £14 5t To COLOMBO Snle £2710, to £34 2., Return £40 14,. to £50 121, To BOMBAY and CALCUTTA Single £29 Ih, to £37 8s, Return £44 to £56 2t. To MARSEILLES Sinl'e £39 1I!. to £78 2.. Return £66 to £116 12,. 0 To LONDON Shole £L41 16., to £82 10. Return £69 6a, to £123 4t. Full rarliculare on applicatio...
BUTTERFAT IN CHEESE. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 15 April 1914
BUTTERFAT IN CHEEBE. if a cow gives a milk containing more than 5 per cent, of fat, it is too rich for economical choeso-maklng, an all the fat cannot be confined in the cheose. It may be stated that a good butter cow is a good cheeose cow, pro. vided the percentage of fat does not exceed 5 per cent, The larger the per contago of fat the larger the poroen tage of casein. There is a true aaying that "the solids follow the fat." That is, if the milk be high in fat percentage, the other solids are high; if the milk be low in fat percentage the other solids are low. Dairymen are realising more and more every day that it is not the quantity of milk that gives them their profit, but the quality; that it is the amount of butterfat and casoin the milk contains and the cost of produo. tion of both. The solution of these factors is the key to suceoes in the selection of the profitable dairy cow. Nothing can be made or grown on the farm which brings as much per pound as butter.
DIRTY, UNTHRIFTY CALVES. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 15 April 1914
DIRTY, UNTHRIFTY CALVES. We wore in a man's stable last win ter looking at his cows and calves. The calves in particular were covered with manure, and the place whore they were forced to lio was so wet with urine that the sound of it was heard as we walked over it. The man had plenty of straw. Thero was a big stack of it rotting down in his field. The calves looken htnthrlfty and poorly in every respect. We told him that he needed to call his wife to the utabl)l and take some advice from her, for any woman knows that one of the chief things in keeping a baby healthy and vigorous is to keep him dry and, clean. All that ailed this man was that he was trying to raise calves without real calf knowledge, He wouldn't be. lhve it, for ho said he had raised calves all his life. That is easy enough. The calves told the story, however. "Hoard's Dairyman,"
MR. JAMES MATTHEWS. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 15 April 1914
The dleatl roll uha heen extensively' in i:'ciasLd locally during Easter, and thi e name of Mre, James Mai tthiews, lahIorer, a native of North blolbourne, has to Ie added to the list, Deceased, who was 1:1 years of age, died in the St, Arnauud lIospital on Sunday, 121th inst,, and was buried in the St, Arnlald comnutory on la.stor Multday, I:13th inst, The Rev, ,J W. 1)aviuso (hurelh of Engluand) read the burial service, [Mr. W, . .hell, undertaker, St, Arnmandl, had charge of the mortuary arrungemenºt in connection with each of tlIe ahog, I
HORSE SALE. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 15 April 1914
HiORSI HALI.I. Messrs. A. J. Simpisn nnd Co. report havlon heol their must hilfyearly horse sale on Tusiday, April 7h, at the St. Arnaud yards, when they yarded 130 h?ed, Con. stdering the dulluess of the horse market generally, compeltlton was goodl, 74 beino sold, No high prioel w're rcalised, £27 being the top prioa for the dtiy, but very fow really heavy dra'uhlil wero yarded, We effooted the following Bsles :--liiht horesl C, Calno, Sutherlande, I geld, £12/12 ; Win 'I)onald, (Giu Gro Central, I pony, £7/10 N. Melville, Charlton, pair ponioi; £18 Downce Bror., Sntherlands, I filly, £11/10 D. M'IDonald, ll. yenai, 1 pony, £9 ; L Tarbit, Yawnug, 1 light nmare; Mm, Brown, St. Arnaud EKtst, I light horse, £5/5 ; 0, Hamilton, Conooer lrildge, 1 pnny, £6/10; R. Ilarmian, jun., (Carapnf?i, I pony £0 1), Stewart, 2 light honram, £10 and £16/10 Wmi, Wright, Slaty Crecik, I pony, £S/10( ire, Mills, (onooor Went, 1 filly, £14/14 R. 11, Strong, Gooroo, 2 aged lI?ht mares Aingui Hlodgson, (...
MR. HENRY HERRINGTON. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 15 April 1914
\IU, 1 NR I'rk I. [ NIPO', .\lany friends will be sorry to hear of the death of Mr., Ienry Herrington, which took place on (.ond Friday night (10th inst.). Deceased was 37 yenars of ageo, and was a native of St. Arand.tl, HIs mother is now a; resident of .Eutglohaw\k, and dceaIsed canme ov\r to lleazley'A liridge to an uncle ab?out a fortnight ago, lie had been sufltfering froml hydattids, which wa~s the cause of his. death. I)oceasendhad been the sole npport of his mother andu! tho fIanily for yearl, The funteral toolk place on Sunday, 12th inst,, the enmain hbeing interred ill the Presbyterian portion of the St, Arnaudt cemetery Mr , Farranut ollioiated at the grave. The pall. hIeater were Messrs, l., iar'dingham, U. hardinghami, A, .l'Kay, C. 'lKay, J. \M'l)onuld, and 1', Fay? and the cotlin bearers were Mesrsr. \mn, Hall, Walter h1all, jut. 'Thos, 11Hall, and I,, Youne,
MELBOURNE. MARKED PERSONALITIES. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 15 April 1914
MELI3OURNff, (?eom our own Correcpondont), hMA RIgK D PIR'IIIHONAl''l IH, To his work on the Iiterstato Comr mission Mr, Georgo Swinburne is bringing the same zeal and enthuslaom that have characterised him throughout his public career. Ho is one of those men who will not enter on any under. baking or enterprise they are not prepared to carry to its final conclusion. Once Mr, Swinburno's hand is pub to tho plough there Is no letting go until a wide and deep furrow has booeen turned, The hon, gentleman is a true type of the Northumnberland, Al. though ho has been many years in Viotoria he still retains in his speech nob perhaps an actual burr, but certainly a marked accent, fe is nervous and quick in notion, not easily exolboied to wrath, hub otill able, when once aroused, to deal very vigorously and capably with an opponent. There were times in the Logislative Assembly when Mr, Swinburno seemed to be on the eve of working himself into a posi. tive passion, Hlie tall slender form wou...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 15 April 1914
A. RITHIE, * Local Agent for the South Australian Woollen Mills, Deiaroe to notify the pablio that he haeljeb opened a fall range of Onkaparinga Rugs at 27s 6d, 29s 6d, 35s, 55s, 57s 6d, 65s, 84s, And White and Colored Blankets. Men's elugle and douueo.broastod OVERCOATS in groat variety. Men's Trousers, Flannel Shirts and up to-dato enite, MANUFACTURnED FROM AUSTRALIAN WOOL. FOR THE BEST IN BOOT &EPAIRS Try A k.. ibhe Goo(Booban Best Quality Leather. Skilled Workmen. Boots Made to Order, Hand-Sewn Work a Special Feature, PHONE 95. SP. JOIINS0N, Cycle Works. , The Old-Established Oycle SDepot. Napier-St. (Brisbane's Buildings). NEW AND SECOND HAND BICYOLES alswys on hand from £3/10, Any make of Bloyoles repaired, Inoluding Maaaoy-liarrie, Rod Bird, and Imporiale, Bicycles Built to Order. Tyroe and Sundries at Lowest riloea, Guns Repalred. Prams tyred wilth he latest North Pola Patoeut Wired Rubber. Prams Enamelled, lneod, done.up liko new, at a very low price-any color to su...
MASTER CHARLES M'KEW. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 15 April 1914
MASTER CHOARLES M'KEW, 'IThe friends of Mr. aid Mrs, Francis l'fKew,' of Conover West, will deeply sympathise with them in the loss of their hldlost son, Charles Joseph, 7 years of age, who died on the 7th inst., from diphtheria. Hie had boon ill for about a week, The remains wore interred in the St. Arnaud cometery on Thursday, Father O'Rourke olliciating at the grave.
MR. JAMES H. SHOULDERS. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 15 April 1914
MR. JAMES H. 8HOULDERS. The death of 1I r. James Henry Shoulders occutred at the St, Arnaud Hospital on the 9th int., Deceased, who was 28 years of age, was a comparative stranger in this district, He was a laborer by occupation, The funeral took place on the 10th inst, (Good Friday), Tho Rev, J, W. Davison (Church of England) conducted the burial ºelvice,
THE COMMONWEALTH BANK. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 15 April 1914
THE COMMONWEALTH BANK, THIE uggestion for tho elimination of the Ssvioge Bank branch of the Com. monwealth BAnk made at the Premiere' Oonferenco should certainly have received support from all concerned, The Federal Parliament has given the Governor of the Commonwealth Bink alnmob autocratic power in its manage. ment, This is a factor that may be inconvenient in this particular conneo (ioo, hub ib is one that all who bavo studied the asujeot thoroughly approve of, I? would be disastrous to the Institution if political control were allowed to creep in, Such iifluenco would mean not only the downfall of the bank, but a distinctly bad effect upon the politicians, Tho legislature has a well defined function to perform, Ib is indispensable in this, and while membere of Parliament confine their energies to law making and to the provision and criticism of a Ministry they are doing good work, When tley interfere with tho aotivities of the Government they are liable to go astray. Granting al...
NAVARRE. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 15 April 1914
NAVARRE, (From our own oorroepoznont,) Th''h settlintg upp int connecttion with tho Navarre Charity Sporntts Meetiig took phao otn 4th intat l, ' te sports wot it gr'oat ottccope, t'etit'inittg aliit 0t'5 l)t'Olit, A shitl( of £5 t vototed to the hot, aocrtgor, Mr. J. A. Darlingono, to defray otttof-.poc ket Cxl)CttstQ, at1( aboit .t:21) itth will ultottly be t edoto th h St&a ell tottd St, Aniaud lloypittls. Mhr. I)arlingtoit refused to ac~,cpt ally v allillltil'tttioit for his ESert'ico!0 am stcrting, and will be riesnteotl with u trophty at it later date, M largo meeting of Railway LTeiague dtli. gates was holtd heoe ot Wetittedidy hast, t'@optesntatives being lwoeettt frotm the dis. tritt betweoen CUowlanstl and MHauooo, NI v. 0. Reading presided. It was decitdete It 'elebrtate the opening of the railnway froti Crowlanda to avaure by holding a banquet i u a itIXIa rtes to ho etoeteti on the raeoonvse, 'and provision wiill bo shade to soat. at (icas 200 persona, Tel price...
The Very Latest. Melbourne, Tuesday evening. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 15 April 1914
The VerV Latest. Melbourne, T'ueoday evoening. To-day was observed as a general holiday, and no commercial or stook exchange busi. noes was transaotod, The btnks and other finanial lnatitutlons and the publio ofiioen were cloeod, t has beeoon arranged that Mr. W, Kendell, member for Corio, and Mr. W, M. Fleming, membor for Rohbrtson, will move and second the addres.In.lroply nl the IHouse of Rtepresentativoe to.morrow. A Labor Canous was held to.day, There was a full tatendanoe of the party, and the rething oflioers wore reelected, It is un. derstood that Mr, Flither was dircoaed to move a want of oonflilenco motion,-prob. ably on Thursday, A warrant has been iesued for tho arrest of William Curry, acoountant of the Charley Care Company, on a oharge of the laroony of £120, the property of the company, The Governor General visited tho training oamp at Bluudoora to.day. The employers in the stoneoutting trade are keerping their yards oloeed owing to thoe gazettal by the Ohief Seorotar...
JOYLAND. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 15 April 1914
JOYLAND. ---·- --t A wood'chopphng competition took Plae at Joyland on Wednesday afternoon, I ths presenoo of a fair number of Ipectatore, Two local cutters, Messrs. A. Dunlop and S Jaoka, contested a challenge match for £5 a side, The conditions wore 18 ilch logs (dry), Jacks recoiving 8 seonds handicap, The chop weas very Interesting, the men being well matched. Nearlng the finish, Jacka's axe talck, and he tpped off his log. Dunlop also left ui log, n noticlng that neither log was t thnrough, both men resumed cutting, Bnd, a bitor two completed i)unlop'e o..k, Ja?ka finishing almost simnltane' "Uely, The referee, Air, H, Conn, gave the deoision 1in favor of Dunlop. The nttnlg time of the winner was 4 min, w ReJes, An open sweepstake fob loued for prizes of £3 and £1 (donated by le manarnement of Joyland). There were tf b.dozn competitore, viz,, J,. Torney per,, M Xousohnor 4 eeon, behind,, J. WhtV:6n 8 ases, boehind, S. Jacks 11 sec,. behlnd, Tp, M'Goldrick 12 seeoos, behind, A, ...
LOCAL AND GENERAL. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 15 April 1914
LOCAL AND GENIERAL. Tho now eesrtlon of the ['deral Parliament will onomiouoa to-day, Mesore Thain troe,, of C(rapoose, invite tenders for grubblng and olearnlu about 00 aores at Carapooe, Senior.Conttabla Tucker, of Ararat, for. merly of Warraoknabeal, has been promoted to the rank of Itcondolkias seroeant, A notice to oreditors in the estate of William W\atson, deoeased, late of Emu, sl published in our advertlsing oolumnu, Mrs, M, A. M'Pherson adverllise that she has 30 acres of land and a dwelling at St. Arnaud North to lot for a term of not leie than five years The seoond reading of the Homo Rule Bill has been oerried in the Houre of Conminoas by 36 votes to 276, or a majorlli of 80 for the Bill. An alteration has been made in the date of the Ministerial visit to Mildura, The Pre. mlor (Mr, Watl), Mr. Hutohlnson, and other: will make the trip on thoe 7ih May, returning next day, The St. Arnand Agrionltural Sooiety Invlto tenders for tilhe how publioan'a booth uriviloe?e for thr...