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COMMERCIAL. MERCURY Office, Tuesday evening. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 15 April 1914
OOMMEROIAL, M1nROUly Office, Tuesday evening, WIOLESALE, RETAIL, Flour, £8/17/6 Flour, 160 lb, bag 16/0 Ohaff, £3 Chaff, 4/ Frosh -Tutter, dairy,! Fresh butter, 10d ; Od Fa?tory, 1/2 Factorv, 1/4 Eggs, 1/I EgS, 1/3 Bacon, 1/I Bacon, 1/2 Choose, 81 Oheeso, 10d Pollard, £5 per ton Pollard, 1/3 Bran, £5 per ton Bran, 1/3 Potatoco, 8/ Potatose, 2/ per qr
CLEARING SALES [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 15 April 1914
CLIEARB NG SALES Mesere G, M'Kechnie and Co, roport holding a olearing ralt on Wedneoday, 8th April, near Arohdale, ct land, stock, and plant, on account of Mr. R, J, Bette, who has rceontly purohatei a propertly in New South Wales. There was a largo at, tendanoe and a total olearance tfrfeoted. The property (12706 cres) was poased in at auction and autrtequcntly sold at a estisfaotory price io Measrs Hinaldi Bros, of r?ma, Mr. Brtte retained 6 of his heas fulm horses to take to New South Wales; however, useful farm aorts sold from £18 to £20; aged marts, £8/10; light, 2yr old £81/10 : 4, 0 and 8 tm owes, in lb Lin rams, 12/8 4 0 and 8 t mn wrs, 13/6; m woaners, 11/7 ; hdfere, ilth oalf at foot £5/I, 2yr heifer. and aloner, 42/6 to 47/6; aged oows, £8/7/0; harvaster, £22/10; drill, £16 : ploughs, to £10/10 ; harrowe, £4 dis, £7/10 ; bhay, £27 ; furniure and sundries at ourrent rates.
LIVE STOCK MARKETS. St. Arnaud, Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 15 April 1914
GtVE STOCK MARKETS, St, Arnaud, 'i'hureday, Messrs, 0, M'Keohole and Co, report: The total yardingi wers-.375 store sheep, 1t'5 fat sheep and lambe, and no oattle, A good attendance of buyoer was present at tonday's sale, but only a small number of sheep forward, whlah sold well at a good advanoe on last week's sale, Forward con. dition m wre, good sklns, made 16/8; 5 yr old m ewes, in lamb to Lin, rams, 12/9 to 13/7; 4 6 and t in ewos, good sorts, in lamb to LIn, rnam, 15/4 ; x weaneat , 13/16 5 and 0 yr in ewes, fair condition, 11/10; low condition ewes, 5/1, Ft sharp,-Only a small yarding, whloh me) a ready sale : x wre, fair quality, 17/1 to 18/11 ; m wre, 17/; m ewee, 9/0 to 1011 ; x awes, 1?/bl beat x lambs, 20/ ; otbose, 10/3 to 16/3 ; small limbs, 8/6, No cattle yardod, We yarded -95 store ahoep, 58 fat sheap and lamha, and no oattle, and sold at quotations--9 store shFrp, 10 fat cheep and lambs, no oltle, as tollows - 48 f n m owes, F. Gill 47 4, 6 and 8 t m twee, 7 at shee...
MRS. MARGARET M'KEW. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 15 April 1914
MRS. MARGARET McKEW. Death has claimed another of the old and esteemed residents of Gooroc in the person of Mrs. Margaret McKew, relict of Mr. Timothy McKew. Deceased, who was a daughter of the late Mr. John Mahony, was born at Fideamore, County Limerick, Ireland, in 1831, her age at the time of death being 73 years. She came to Aus. talia over half-a-century ago, having been in Victoria 51 years. She was married in Ballarat, and subsequently she and her husband settled in Gooroc about 40 years ago. Their popularity, as well as that of the family, is widely known. The late Mrs. McKew had been ill for a considerable period, and she was a patient sauferer. Her demise took place on the 9th inst. Much sympathy is expressed for the family, viz., Mrs. M. T. Hoye, Mrs. M. J. Hoye, Mrs. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; J. P. Hoye, Messrs. Patrick and John McKew, and Misses Kate, Lizzie, Johanna, and Annie McKew. The funeral took place on the 11th inst., the proces...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 15 April 1914
DEATHS. M'KEW,-On 7th April, at St. Arnaud, Charles Joseph, the beloved second eldest son of Francis and Catherine M'Kew, of Couover West; aged 7 years. R.I.P. M'KEW.-On 9th inst., at Gooroc,Mar- &nbsp; garet, relict of Timothy M'Kew, aged 73 years. R. I.P. WEDNESDAY, APRIL 15, 1914.
SWANWATER WEST. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 18 April 1914
SWAN WATER WEST, (Irrom Uur Uwn Oorrespondont,) The anniV'atary of the Swanwater Woet Methodiet sunday Sobhool waa celebrated on Sunday lao: Two scr vices-aftornoon and evoning.--Woro hbold, the congregations at both oorvioea filling the church, The Rv.y, Mr, Jennings, of Birohip, wan the preacher for the ooeasion, and ble diecouraee were much enjoyed, A spoolal feature of the servioes was the singing of the sobolaro, The pieces rendered had been selected from the new Sunday School hymn book, and they wore well and sweetly sung. The collections amounted to about £8. A picnic in connection with the anniversary had boon previously held on the 3rd inst, at Avon Plains lako, and with an ideal day for souch an outing proved very uenosoeful. Old and young entered heartily into the spirit of the oooaion, and everybody opent a itost enjoyable time, The ucocess of the gathering was largely due to the energetio eflorts of Meosrs. tEmbling, l[ines, Hawkey, T. Bath, and A, Sparrow, young men of...
PREMIERS' CONFERENCE. A GOOD RECORD. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 18 April 1914
PREMIERSi' CONFERENOE. A 0001) RECOtRD, The Proemiere' Conforonce has done oonaiderably more than was expected; as much, porhape, as lay in its power to sooomplish. It has approved of a proposal, which, if carried out, will make an end of costly and vexatious competition between banks ltiunned by tbo taxpayer ; it has referred the big question of a uniform railway gauge to the Interstato CommVislon, a body better fitted than any other to deal with it; io has advanced the State debts problem a stago, Cerbain of the members attending the Conference have agreed to a scheme for the utille ation of the Murray watere, and the ending of disputeu as to riparian rights. Ignoring all that was done as regards less importano matters, this is a fine record, and the work done is a tribute to the tact and conolliatory spirit displayed by Federal Ministers. As oortain prominent membors of Victoria's State Labor Party wore rash enough to speak of the Preauiiro' eon feronco as a fifteenth Australian ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 18 April 1914
APoolal AdoellbOmoalbs; A Cr ", 4 'a--~-m r 1`1 E------ A. RITCOIE, Local Agent for the South Australian Woollen Mills, Desires to notify tho publio that he haejuab opened a full range of Onkaparinga Rugs at 27s 6d, 29s 6d, 85s, 55s, 57s 6d, 65,E, 84s, And White and Colored Blankets. Men's single and double-breasted OVERCO0ATS in great variety. ,Men's Trousers, Flannel Shirts and up to-date suits. MANUFAOTURED FROM_ AUSTRALIAN WOOL, FOR THE BEST IN BOOT REPAIRS Best Quality Leather. Skilled Workmen. Boots Made to Order. Hand-Sewn Work a Special Feature, PHONE 95. P0 JOIINSON, Cycle Works. The Old-Established Oycle .`"ig Depot, Napier.St, (Brisbane's Buildings), N EW AND SECOND ITAND BICYOLES always on hand from £3110, Amy make of Bicycles repaired, including Maosey.Hlarris, Rod Bird, and Imporialo, Bicycles Built to Order. Tyres and Sundries at Lowest Prloes, Guns Repaired. Prams tyred with the latest North Pole Patent Wired Rubber. Prams Enamelled, huned, doue.up like new, at a ver...
TRAYNOR'S LAGOON AMERICAN EVENING. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 18 April 1914
TRAYNOR'S LAGOON AMERIOAN EVENING. (From our own Oorrespondont,) No task is too "herouloan" for ladies when they are convinced of the need, and have made up their minds to carry it out, To provide the "eioewe of war" for helping to keep the Liberal flag flying is a tack just now occupying the attention of the Australian Women's National League, With this end in view, branchea in differont distriots are actively engaged, The method adopted by the Traynor's Lagoon branch, nune bering only about 20 strong, was what was styled an American Evening, though, to those who attended, it was ditleult to die. cover anything American about it, unless it was in the gathering itself, which was certainly laryie, It took place on the 8th inst, in theo local hall, whloh had been tastefully dooorated, and neatly arranged with stalla well equipped with goods of various kindes A rather novel feature of this gather ing was the means employed to stoolr the stalls and give admuieolon to the building, Some ...
LIVE STOCK MARKETS. St. Arnaud, Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 18 April 1914
L1VI STOOK MARKETS, St, Arnaud, Thursday. Mlessre. G. M'Koobnle and Co, roport: 'he total yardingl were-"495 store sheep, 17 fat sheep and lambs, and 8 cattleo, Another small yarding of sheep penned to. .ay to a moderate attendance of buyera, Qompetilion was not keen and only about hb!f tho yarling changed hands, F' In well. bred m a In lb to Lin, rang in good condllIrn made 1416 ; 6 yr old m owes, fair condition, 10/; well grown x weaners 13/17 aged lin, 1wes 11/9; Lin, rams, rising 2 t, 160. A small yarding of fat sheep and lb. made late rates, Only a small yarding of fat cattle, which met a brisk sale, prime cows making £1014, others £7/2 to £9/5; medium light bullooltk, good quality, £9/11 light weight steers £4/1'2/0, We yarded 315 store sheep, 16 fat sheep and lambs, and 0 cattle, and sold at quotations 179 store sheep, 43 fat sheep and lambs, 6 cattle as follows :-150 n ewes, W. Wilson and Sons; 29 Lin rams and ewes, T. Jaeoson ; 2 fat wre, W. Wilson and Sons ; 99 fat owes an...
PRODUCE MARKETS. Melbourne, Friday. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 18 April 1914
VRODU0CII MARKETP. Melbouruo, Friday, Wheat,-An absenoa of supplies is still the prominent feature of this market, and for Immediate delivery alongeido 3/O9 was offered without attracting sollore, A small lot of good milling wheat realised 3/0 ox siding store, no prima grade being available. Oate,--Thero is some inquiy from the country for food desorlptlone, but holdots are not offering at all freely, Small sales haive been mado at up to 1/10 for milling, and at up to 1/9 tor heavy feed. 'heI mar. ket cloeod firm, and values tend to harden. Chaffl-Spcoial oaten woe quoted at £3/2/6, and in some inetanoea £?3/ , and special whoaton £3/5 to £3/7/0, For prino oaten £2/17/0 to £3 was asked, and for good lots £2/12/0 to £'./15, and medium qualities lower, Hay,--For manger, trucsed, £1/10 to £5 is the range of quotatonos, food sheavre offering at from £3 to £3/5, and chatlint at down to £2/5 dolivered, For Victor an straw 32/6 to 35/, ox rail, is mentioned, and up to 57/6 is asked for Tea...
DATES OF COURTS. FOR YEAR 1914. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 18 April 1914
DATES OF COURTSi°, FOR YEAR 1914, Tho followiug are the fixtures for bihe holding of courtu at Su, Arnaud during 1914: 8UaPtllEM COUnt, ''ueoday, 12th May, Tuesday, 10th November, COUNTY Cout' ANl) O ?- tAL SEflSIONs. Tuesd'.y, 21st April, Thursday, 13th August, Tuesdiy, 13th October, Wednesday, 9th December, Orimial--Daily. Oi il and Liceuning--The Polloe Mingistrato will eib ou alternate Fri. days, commnucciug from 9/1/14, Oivil buitneus will be conducted in the other woek on Tuesday,
TAKE A HOT FOOT-BATH BEFORE GOING TO BED. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 18 April 1914
TAKE A HOT FOOT.BATH BEFORE GOING TO BED. There Is a mode of using hot wa. ter, which is an exceedingly valuable one, according to the late Sir HI-en ry Thompson in "Diet in Relation to Age and Activity." It is the habit of taking a hot foot-bath every night before going to bed, for about ten or twelve minutes as hot as it can be borne, The effect of this on the feet, which should be immersed over' the ankle, Is to fill their vessels with blood rendered apparent by their deep red color-and this affords relief, by withdrawing it from the brain, Es. pecially after intellectual activity re sulting from public life, etc., as above referred to, also after prolong. ed study or. literary labor at night, the tranquillisng effect on the 'nor vous system is very remarkable, and ulet sleep is promoted, Let the high est temperature which can be borne be maintained for at least ten minutes by repeated small additions from the bot-water can close at hand, According to Paris statistics, out of 2,5...
THE AUSTRALIAN NAVY. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 18 April 1914
THE AUSTRALIAN NAVY, Tnl memorandum upon the naval aituation issued by the Oommonwealth Ministor for Defeneo, 8onator Millen, is a document that deaerveC study upon the parb of all who valun the Gafety and welfare of tho Empirv. It was written in consequenoe of some remarks iado by Mr. Winiton Churchill, the liift Lord of the Admiralty, during the couros of bis speoch upon thet naval so. timuatenin ti llousaof Commons, These Indicated that in the view of tho present naval authorities the ktoeing of I firhb. olass battleahip, such an the Australia, upon the Australian elation repre. sonted a wasto of force, and that the voesol could be much mnore proti ably employed in 'European wters. This was a bint that could not be ignored by the Commonwealth Govornmont, The allegation that we arI doliborabtly ooping a valuable battleship here when is urgently needed in the North Sea r the Mediterranean could not go nanswered, This wasmore espeolally as the inference was that we were aoriioing th...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 18 April 1914
Speial Advoertisomonts. JAS. ROWE & SONS, INVITTE INSPEOTION OF The Acme Patent Insures the Health and Comfort of your Horse. The man who rugs his horse does so with a definite purpose. By any defectof 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 ' FITZESY '' RUG comes in. 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.inchesalong the side, It cannot be dragged under foot and destroyed. It is made by skilful workmanship of high quality material. HORSE RUGS, cO W RUGS, 6it, . 6Oft. 6 ft.6 In. 7 f, 4 1t. In 5 It, t., O in, 6 It, 8/6 9/ 10/1 11/6 6/O 7/6 8/6 - 3.o . O i4/ i 1R16 11/6 12/6 13/6 14/6 15/ 386 17/6 - .17/6 1%/i 10/6 21/ Other Horseo Ruga to be all jobbed out 21/ 22/6 25/ 27/6, at speolal prices...
COMMONWEALTH PARLIAMENT. CENSURE MOTION DEBATE. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 18 April 1914
COMMONWEALTH PARLIA. M ENT. CENSURE MOTION DEBATE, Io tbo h ouse of RHLprseentatives, the debate on the oonsure motion moved by Mr. Fisher was resumed by Mr, Cook, who traversed the oharges maldo by the leader of the Opposition, Ho claimed that theellf otive wagoes of all workers in Australia had risen since the presentb Governmien took ollice, Mr. IHughee followed, blaming the Government for not dealing with the beef trust and other o mbinee, The debate was adjourned on the motion of Mr. Kelly,
More Important. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 18 April 1914
More Important, Mli. I)ustin did not approve of his son's choIice of a wife, alld was trying to pcr'uade him to s e thillgs as he "Yes, you are quite right, father," said the ;son, "'abel has her defoots, she i; \v'ain, ifull of pretonsions and grand idea.s, ,with I very diflloult char. actlo'. Int, father, in spite of all, I ;imlnply adore her; I can't live with. out her(l' "lint that is not the question, my boy," said the fathle', "Call you live with her'?"
GENERAL. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 18 April 1914
GENERAL, The trainoos camp at Bandoora has been struck, The troops marched 12 miles to Melbourne and through the city orooeet The steamer Port Macqnarrie is ex' peoted to arrive on Sunday with 600 immigrants for Victoria, including 288 British ladc, Andrew M'Pherson, motor driver, arrestrd on a charge of child desertion, haa been rrmandpd to S an Hill.