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SCARSDALE. SENSATIONAL BOLT. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 24 January 1914
SCAStSDALE. SENSATIONAL BOLT. Whilst trans-acting busiuess with Cr J. Daniel on Tuesday evening Mr F. Sharp left oneoE his children a little boy f> or 0 yeara of ag&lt;\ seat ed in a cart on the roadside, ojipo sit« (he former's v-si fence. The winkers becoming ilisarranged, tire horse took frinht, ami careered through Ht a rapid pace. Having pivviontsly 1 d!*-■'I a fast pony in U!i»iliti&lt; b.s to (;:> a jonrney, ilr Daniel ti)o:ini&lt;;il bis steed ami gave chase. ltnr it avis not nn'il about midway between Srarsdale and Smylljt'Piiiile ihat the runaway was oveiThe iitil" fellow •was cliripii.p M. the front of die cum anil liii-ji' x that In- eou;d not lie re moved without the rink of the con veyance being- upper, Mr Daniel directed the child to crawl under the seat to the back, whtre ho was lifted from bis perilous position. Leaving the Jad safely by the roadBide, the s>ailcpii>g runaway was again over taker1. Ranging the pony alongside the ho...
Grenville Shire Council. Tuesday, 20th January, 1914. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 24 January 1914
Grepilie Stiire council. V Tuesday, 20th Jirmary, 11U4-. j Present—Crs vaughan (preei 1 di-nt), Shepherd, C'hsrke, Kennedy, Douglas, Hall, Wallis, ami Nunn. Correspondence. From Country Roads Board, in regard to their visit to the Shire, whicb will take place in about a month. From City of Ballarat, forwarding minutes of conference re the pro posed infectious diseases hospital.— Received. From Shire of Tambo, asking the | council to appoint a delegate to at tend a deputation to the Minister of | Railways advocating the abolition of loading the land for railway pur poses. From W. Sneddon, Be rringa, com plaining of his valuation.—Referred to vainer. From Dr Vise, repotting a case of pulmonary tuberculosis atBerringa. —lieceived. From A. B. Cray, on behalf of Mrs F. M'Coy, objecting to W. Els worth's application to establish a bone-mill near her property.—En quiries to be made. From Constable Ward, applying for the position oL" Inspector of Nuisances for the East riding.— Granted. Fro...
SELF-CONFIDENCE. Chats With the Ambitious—And Others. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 31 January 1914
SELF-CONFIDENCE. Chats .With the Ambitious—And Others. By Orison Swctt Mardcn. "Peddle 'cm :is though tlioy were ap ples," said an editor to a trembling, sentimental girl who offered him her manuscript with tho air of a convict about to receive tho death sentence. "If one man does not ivant your apples another will. Don't he afraid of me or anybody else." Carry yourself with a self-confidcni air, as though you really believed in yourself, and you will not only inspire others with a belief in your ability, but you will also como to believe in your self. A keen observer can pick out a sue cessful man on tho street by the way he carries liimselt. If ho is a leader, every stop, every movement indicates it; thero is assurance in his hearing: ho walks as if he were master of him self, as if he believed in his ability to do things, to bring about results. Hi? self-confident air is an index of the success lie has attained. Men and women who succeed in their undertakings aro those who got th...
FOR THE FARMER, FARMYARD MANURE. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 31 January 1914
fOB THE FARMER, FARMYARD MANURE. r Farmyara# manure consists of the •olid and liquid excrements of ani mals and the litter with which these substances are mixed and absorbed. Its value for fertilising purposes de pends to a great, extent upon the way in which It is handled in the dung stead. In this respect (says a'writer In an English farm journal) its man agement too often leaves much to be desired, and, taking the country all through, enormous quantities of valu able plant nourishment are lost. The atmosphere is the chief agent which produces the decomposition of the ammonia in the manure and causes it to escape, and therefore the air must be shut out of the manure heap as much as possible. The freer 1 the air can penetrate the heap the ■ more rapid is the decomposition and • consequent loss of ammonia; indeed, | | it may be said that a rational treat- 1 | ment of the manure does not exist un less the heap is tightly compacted. "Keep it moist and tread it tight, And it will well ...
ON MAKING ALLOWANCES. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 31 January 1914
ON MAKING ALLOWANCES. By Walt Mason. "If you must smoke in your room all the evening, Mr. Todhunter " said the Uuidiudy, "1 wish you -wo..!.! smokei to bacco instead of tan-b.uk ot Itat. cr findings. When our new loarder w.nt upstairs last night lie • j.aie in« scared, and said •".Uut .or'&lt; bu&lt;&lt;y b •.vardrobe must be on fire, as ho could smell shoes and woollen goods burn ing. W hen 1 told him t int it was >oui nmo. he wanted his nvjney bsck, awl Ltd'he would look for anothc board "'"liut of course 1 e didn't £.et his money back, Mrs. Jiggers,' remaikcd ti„. star boarder, "and by the time ho has to pav another week >• board in ad vance he will be •.r.^i-natiscd. and will thoroughly enjoy tne rich a:om.i "f tl!° tobacco 1 smoke. 1 admit, n.oic in sorrow than in anger.. that, ow:nj, to a conspiracy of the m,uey barons a*d misgoveniment, the lobacco I smoke is not, the best in 1; o v.orld I »>» obliged to retrench to hnslmnd nij *&lt;■ ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 31 January 1914
Special Advertisements. Thanks. I desire to TJQA'NK all who worked so hard to extinguish the lite on the Wnrrook Station last Saturday. Their kindness and willing help were greatly appreciated. ERIC RUSSELL. " Wurrook," January 'J7tli. 31iniug Notices. TVT EW .JUBILEE COMPANY NO LIAB1LILY, SCARSDALE. NOTICE. All SHAKES in this Company on which a Call remains unpaid will ho HOLD by public auction on Tuesday, the 10th day of February, iy 14, at half-past twelve o'clock p.m., at the Mining Ex change, Ballarat. W. M. ACUESON, Manager. 38 Lydiard street south, Ballarat. Lease Applications. (Schedule A—Clause 4 (b) \olice of Application for a illiniii"' Lease. ITHK undersigned, hereby yivo notice that, within ten days from the date hereof. I will leave with the Warden of the Mining Division of Smythcs" Creek, an application for a lease, the particulars whereof are hereunder set forth :— Name in full of applicant or applicants and style under which it is intended that tho business shall be...
MOURNING GARMENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 31 January 1914
MOURNING GARMENTS. Tho colors of garments -worn during tlio mourning period varies in differ ent countries. The more civilised na tions uso black tor mourning. In Italy tlio women don wliito garments to show their grief, and tho men clothes of a brown line. In China, white is used for mourning by both sexes. In Tur key, Syria, Cappadoeia, and Armenia, celestial blue is the tint chosen. In Egypt, yellowish brown, tho hue of the dead leaf, is deemed proper; and in Ethopia tho natives wear grey as the emblem of mourning. All these colors are symbols. AYhitf symbolises purity, an attribute of our dead; tho celestial blue, that place of rest where happy souls are at peace: tho yelloiv or dead leaf tells that death is the end of all human hope and that man falls as the autumn loaf: and grey whispers of tho earth to which all re turn. Tile Syrians considered mourning for tlio di\d an effeminate practice, and when they grieved they put on wo men's clothes, as a symbol of weakness and as a s...
SOME SALUTATIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 31 January 1914
I = I SOME SALUTATIONS. The prostration and tho tahiain, sal utations that many Orientals use, aro only more pronounced forms of tho bow. So there is a connection between the embrace, so common in civilised countries, and tho greeting of a mem ber of the Koiari tribe of British Now Guinea, who, in saluting a missionary, placed 0110 arm abou this neck and stroked him under the chin. Among tho Masai ami the l>kerewo it is a mark of respect to greet an ac quaintance or a stranger by spitting at him. Almost as strange is the cus tom ascribed to the 'libetans of puttin* out the tongue by w.iy of salutation. 1 Rubbing noses is quite common; tho j Burmese and many tribes of Eskimos, ! Laplanders, and Malays do so. Stranger than any of these customs ■ is tho weeping salutation that has been observed among Central South Amer ican Indians. This form of greeting occurs too in the Andaman Islands, New Zealand, and Polynesia. A Por tiiRiiese explorer thus describes the ens tern as he saw it u...
CAPE CLEAR. SCHOOL RENOVATION. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 31 January 1914
€AI»i: CLKAli. SCHOOL INNOVATION. During the holidajs the local Slate school lias..1 been thoroughly renovated, anil is now in apple-pie i rder. An tfl'ort id being made to have a cloak-room added to the building. GOOD WHEAT YIELD. The farmers are making good headway with the stripping. J»lr D. Cunningham has jnst finished strip ping a nice lot of wheat land for a yield of 8!, bags per acre. The farm of M'Cailery Bros, will show about the same, which is considered high ly satisfactory, in view of the general failure on the plains.
SOME DONT'S FOR HOUSEWIVES AND OTHERS. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 31 January 1914
SOME DONT'S FOR HOUSEWIVES AND OTHERS. Don't fail to give your correct ad dress when ordering goods. Don't forget to score children's new shoes oil the soles so that they will riot slip. New shoes are highly pol ished, and even big children slip and fall. Take a dull knife-point or scis sors and scratch the soles in criss-cros* fashion, not making the marks so deep as to injure the sole. Don't take pet dogs visiting and ex pect people to prepare especial food foi them, or shut their room doors con tinually sti as not to have their shoes or garments gnawed, or their beds n vaded, and their sofa cushions niadi "doggy." Don't fail to watch your baby wliei boarding or visiting where babies an not understood. Injudicious people di the most amazing things. A baby noi three months old was given a hi;, sweet by a friend of the mother befor. the mother could stop her. It was ; chocolato almond, and the poor bah swallowed the large nut! Again, wt> men leave bottles of ammonia, etc., jus wh...
Commercial. BALLARAT WHOLESALE PRODUCE MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 31 January 1914
Conwtercaii. :o: BALLAllAT WHOLESALE I'EODUCE HAltKET. Tlio quotations are:—Wheat, 3,6 for primo milling. Oats: Fair feed, 1/7 to 1/8 for stout heavy milling. Barley: I'rime, 3/4; fair to Rood, ;l/ to 3/3; Cajie, 1!/. Flour, .£'8/10/; bran. ,t!i/lf)/; pollard, .i'4/15/; potatoi'5, new, .£4 to JM/5/. Hay: Best chaffing, .£1/15/ to X2; manger, A'2 to .£2/2/6. Straw, 32/6.
DISTRICT NEWS. ROKEWOOD JUNCTION. AN UNUSUAL SIGHT. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 31 January 1914
liisiillii Mil K»EUnV«»I> AN UNUSUAL .SIGHT. One doy last we>-k an unusual sight, wag witnessed near the big bridge, and created some excitement whilst it lasted. A stock rider from Nnw South Wales fruitlessly had his resources taxed to drive the animal where he wanted it to go, and to tnore effectively attain the end desired he dismounted and at taching a rope to the calf's neck he tied ihe other end to the horse's tail. V/ith a plunge of the horse the calf was thrown on its back just at as: inopportune moment for a medico motorist. who luckily pulled tip just in time to avert a collision. A number of onlookers came to the assistance of the slock rider, and tlii? obstinate bovril producer was eventually got on the right track.
THE PRICE OF FEAR AND HATE. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 31 January 1914
THE PRICE OF FEAR AND HATE. J Fear is the rock on which we split, and hate is the shoal on which many a bark is stranded. When we are fearful the judgment is as unrclinblo as tho compass of n ship whoso hold is full of iron ore. When we hate wo lmvo unshipped the rudder. And if we stop to meditate on what the gossips say of us, we have allowed a hawser to befoul the screw. Keep your mind on the great and splendid things yim would like to do, and, then, as till' days go gliding by, you will find yourself unconsciously seizing upon the opportunities that aro re quired for the fulfillment of your de sire, just as the coral insect takes from the running tide the elements that it If we continued wo get tho habit, that is. wo do tho thins without think ing, just as a matter ol course. Picture in your mind the able-, earn est useful person you would like to be, and the thought you hold is liouily transforming you into that particular individual. Thought is supreme.' 1'reserve the right men...
BALLARAT WHOLESALE DAIRY PRODUCE MARKET. Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 31 January 1914
BALLAHAT WHOLESALE DAIKY VHiimirK \i.M?k'P.'P Thuitvinv. Phillips and Chamberlain report:—But ler: Primo factory prints, Hid; lum]>, lid to lljcl; separator, 8(1 to 9d; dairy, 8d. Eggs 8&lt;1. Bacon: Sidetj, lid; mid dles, 1/; hams, 1/3. llonoy, 3d to 3J&lt;1. Lard, 7Jd. Cheese. 6Jd to "id. Onions: Brown Spanish, .ITS/1 ()/. New potatoes: Beauty of Hebron, .£5 to .£5/10/. T. J. Lawless and Co. (lato M'Gregor Bros.) report: — Butter: Prime factory prints, lljd; lump, llld; dairy, 8d; sepa rator, 9d. Kkks, Sd. Bacon: Sides. 10d to lid: middles, 1/: ham*. 1/3. Lard, Sd. Honev, 31d to 3Jd. Cheese, "id to 8d.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 31 January 1914
WE LL"EC O W 6M ^ y is rsiriiT© THillP r hif #■ Hl% ill is II. THE LETTERS PUBLISHED ABOVE FROM THESE PROFES SIONAL NURSES PROVE THE HEALTH-CREATING PRO PERTIES OF THIS GREAT MEDICINE. WHICH IS UN EQUALLED FOR THE RAPID RELIEF OF INSOMNIA'OR LOSS OF SLEEP. CONSTIPATION. INDIGESTION. SICK. HEAD ACHE. POOR APPETITE, BILIOUSNESS. NERVE BREAKDOWN. SLUGGISH LIVER OR DEBILITY. Etc. Letter received from Nurse Catherine Korting, 176 Davis-street. North Brunswick. 29/3/12. in which she claims Clements Tonic restored her daughter to health. Read cach word : CLEMENTS TONIC LTD., " I am writing of the great good Clements Tonic did my daughter. Early in January last year, she was operated upon in hospital for appendicitis. She was eight weeks there, and came home very weak and run down. I purchased several bottles of Clements Tonic to give her a course. IT soon strengthened her nerves, and she was as well as I could wish her before long. It is fourteen years ago that I first used Clements Tonic,...
BALLARAT POULTRY MARKET. Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 31 January 1914
1! ',T.T,\R \T rOULTIl-Y MAKKET. Thursday. T. .1. Lawl&lt;ss and Co. rei*>rt.—A eupply, anil prices firm. Prime turkeys, from 7Jd to 8!&lt;1 j*?r lb: prime roosters, to 5/ti; medium." 2/9 to 4,H per pair; prime liens, 3(6; medium. "23 In 2/9; prim«i durk liups, to 5/9; medium. S/ to 4/6j old ducks, "2/ to 3;C; see^e. 1/6 to 5,3.
It is Said. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 31 January 1914
ii is 5am. That ;ilthough the day was any thing but inviting for the holding of the Xmas sports at the Coach and Hotses, the sum of £117s has been handed over to the Berringa Worn-out Miners' Fund. That Constable Donald, of Cres wick, has been appointed in charge of the Smythesdale police station. That sickness is very prevalent at Berringa just now, a sort of colic be ing the chief cause. A fatal case of typhoid fever has occurred during tliH week, the victim being Mrs 0. Thornton. That there is every prospect of a mining boom at Scaredale. The crushing going through the mili from tin- Scarsdale mine protnis:-s a good payable yield.
MAN AND HIS FUN. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 31 January 1914
MAN AND HIS FUN. Man that Is born of woman Is of "'ow days, and Inordinately fond of Fun. In the beginning, v. hen his tumlet s full of milk, and his soul of con ent, he lies upon his back and kicks lis heels in the air; he says "Go-ga" •nd "Goo-goo," and that is Fun. Being grown older, he climbs a tree :iid falls out thereof; he goes in swim ng, and is well-night drowned; he lisents himself from school, at the xpense of his cuticle, and that is Fun. He grows in size, but not in wisdom, or now is he in college. He goes "orth by night and steals the signs if poor tradesmen; he marches in a irocession of fools, and burns his ■ooks; he gets drunk overnight, and eaps headaches in the morning, and hat is Fun. He conceives a desire for the com >any of young women; he follows one irl about, and wears her hcair; she •arries his scalp in her belt, and she ests under the shadow of his ears, ■id that is Fun. In the end she throws him over, and he sunshine is gone out of his life, md for the...
BALLARAT HORSE MARKET. Friday. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 31 January 1914
mi.r.llUT HDKSK MAHKET. Prwlav. I Coghlan, Boaee, and Co. report: — Wo offered at auction at our varus tliid week horces, cattle, pigs. Horses: A good 'yarding canic forward for to-day's mar ket, comprising a few useful medium anjl heavy draught geldings principally 3 year-olds; the balance cvnsitfing of aged draughts, active delivery sortc, and a fair number of useful ligut harness ■ and ponies. Our principal consign ments to-day came from the Wimiu*ru and St. Ariiaud districtcs. together with :i few small lots from district, farmers, end tin; usual entry of city and town animals'. There was a very good at tendance of buyers throughout the sale, and although competition was not ani mated. a very fair clearance was effect ed. We made Kilos for the following:— On account of Mr H. Gordon. St. Ar iiaud. one 4-year medium draught. .£25; «nc 7-year active delivery, .IT.!. On ac count of Mr M. Gordon, St. Arnaud, one 7-year medium draught mare. Jc21!V)l: one 6-year liglit draught: maro. ....