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SMYTHESDALE. ATHLETIC CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 24 January 1914
S31YTI1ESDALE. ATHLETIC CLUB. A meeting of the members of the Athletic Club was held on Wednes day evening, the president (Mr 31. M'Meuntuin) in the chair. The secretary submitted a statement of seeeipts and expenditure, showing receipts at £.».% i)s 2d (which in cluded £5;) balance brought for ward). and expenditure at £f>3 Is 2d, leaving a balance of £103 -is. The profit of ths Boxing Day meet ing was £45 .1 f Is 6d. Accounts amounting to £03 Is 2d were pass ed for payment. The following amounts were allocated :— Secre tary, £710s; Ballarat Hospital, £15; ierringa Worn-out Miners' Fond, £5; Smythesdwle Mechanics' Insti tute, £10; Berringa Band, £2 ; borough council for improvements at Public Gardens, £6. Messrs W. JEockrid^e and P. Dalton were ap pointed to audit the accounts. The president heartly thanked the coid JEittee and all who had worked to contribute to the success of the saeeting. Tho president provided light refreshments. The drawing lor the pictures, etc., resulted ...
WERNETH. DISAPPOINTING YIELDS. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 24 January 1914
WEKSETII. DISAPPOINTING YIELDS. Harvesting is ncaily tiniahed in! this district, and yields of boih wheat and oats are very disappoint ing. Wheat carting is in fmlswing. JJayfrs estimate thiit only about •liitlf the quantity will' he delivered iere this year. LAND TAX. rissatiefactiou is expressed by farmers who have received their Jand tax notices, at the high valua 4jou placed upon 'he land and low "valuation upon improvements. FISHING. Local fishing has been very poor liere this season, although fish are plentiful. The ordinary bait will 310' tempt them, feed being plenti ful in the shape of white bait. Some 3!00d hauls have been reported, but iliey were not caught in the ortho dox fashion. This stream would -anake an ideal trout stream if some sueans were devised whereby it «ould be stocked.
Selecling an Engineer for Grenvileshire. PROPOSAL TO KEEP HIM HOME AT NIGHT REJECTED. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 24 January 1914
sealing an Engineer for GreaviiiBSHire. PROPOSAL TO KEEP HIM HOME AT NIGHT REJECTED. At the meeting of Grenvilleshire Council, when the question of the appointment of an engineer came under notice, Cr Kennedy said that before an appointment was made he would like to move—"That tho en gineer appointed by (his Council shall be domiciled in Linton five nights in each week, and that he shall spend three days in every week in the performance of his duties in the West Hiding, and before leaving the shire at any time shall acquaint! the nearest resident councillor to the shire office of the time heir tends being absent, and where he can be found." lie objected to anyone' having an unlimited outside prac tice.' What the shireWanted was a resident engineer—a man who would devote his time to the work of the shire. The agreement with the engineer should be so hedged round that the Conncil would not have a repetition of former exper iences.. ■ Cr Vanghan objected to the three days a week in the...
SCARSDALE. SENSATIONAL BOLT. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 24 January 1914
SCAKSDALE. SENSATIONAL BOLT. Whilst transacting businegs with Cr &lt;T. Daniel on Tuesday evening 3Ir F. Sharp left one of his children Si little boy f» or 6 years of age, seat-' sed in a cart on tlm roadside, oppo- ! sitfl the former's r .-si lence. The j -winkers becoming disat ranged, iho horse took frii.'hi, and careered ! through Senr?&lt;htl* at a rapid pace. Having previously saddled a fast pony in readiix'59 to eo a journey, Mr Daniel iiion- toil his steed and gave chase, bnt *it wis not nn'i) -about midway between Scarsdale and JSiuythcsdvils that the runaway was- ove.'t:ik>-'n. Tbo linl* fellow ■was clin^infj to tin' front- of (he cart, anil iin'jii i! &lt;h.it be oon.'il not be re- ! moved without, the risk of the con- ! Yvyanci' bfinfr upset, Mr Daniel I directed the child to crawl uud«r the I eeat to the back, where he was lifted from liis perilous position. Leaving the lad safely by the roadside, the galloping runaway was again over t;ikn'. K...
Grenville Shire Council. Tuesday, 20th January, 1914. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 24 January 1914
Gicnviiid Sfiire council. Tnepdav, 20th .I-ir.uarv, llVli. Present—Cis Vatican (presi dent). Shepherd. Clarke, Kennedy, Douglas, Hall, Wallis, and Nunn. Correspondence. From Country Roads Board, in regard" to th^ir visit to the Shire, which 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, Berringa. com plaining of his valuation.—Referred to valuer. From Dr Vise, reporting a case of pulmonary tuberculosis at Berringa. — Receive)!. From A. B. Cray, on behalf of Mrs F. M'Cov, 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 of Inspector of Nuisances for the East riding. Granted. From W. E. ...
NEWTOWN. OBITUARY. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 24 January 1914
imvroww OBIiUAKY. i be remain* of the late Mrs Nellie Isabella Sntheili'.ucl were interred in the Stnytliesdale Cemetery on Fri day, and the funeral was largely attended. The Coffin-bearers were Messrs C. Cole, A. Jennings, Geo. Lorimer. W. Trafford; and the pal 1 bf-arers wt re Messrs J. Burke, S. Walk'r, F. Young, D. Aisbett, A. Allisoi), H. B. Elsey, W. Carnegie, J. Cnjed, E. Wilson, and 0. Olsen. The Itev. G. T. Lee conducted the services at the house and grave.
In Reserve. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 31 January 1914
In Reserve. At a Highland gathering one Donald MacLean had entered for a number of events. The .first of those -was a quar ter-mile. Of eight runners he tvns last. "Donald, Donald.*"' cried a partisan, "why did ye no run faster?" Donald sneered, "ftnn faster?" lie said contemptnouslv. "An' me reser vin' myself for Uie bagpipe competi tion !" A Mr. Smoker, of New Jersey, lias been hiccoughing for a fortnight. He must feel very s-liic of it by this time. Twenty-six sovereigns were found in a crocodile shot in Swaziland.- .There is more money in big game than w thought. Three scientists who descended the j crater of Vesuvius say that a serious eruption is imminent. This, in sport ing parlance, is "inside information."' Do not ask opinions of candid people unless you are braced for a jolt now and then.
EVERYTHING MARKED. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 31 January 1914
EVERYTHING MARKED. "All linens are marked with the ini tials or monogram of their owner to day. Every hostess is careful .to see' that her table 'linens and towels come in for particular attention. ;T1ip hand towels are embroidered with more or less elaborateness.. Oh guest towels two-inch letters are embroidered to match the other, embroidery. On larger towels three-inch letters are in good taste. Turkish towels are all. lettered now; So'ne of them have the monogram or initial wo/en with the fabric. In oth ers the initials are embroidered in color to match the bars that foi'm the-bor der, oh a small "'circle of linen. This is insot in one end of the towel. Still others are m"irked in cross-stitch of big French knots of colored cotton. Face cloths are embroidered to match the towels. Those made of crash are em broidered like the bath towels, others like the hand towels. There is no essential difference in th" lettering that marks table linen and " household linen, excepting in tlig ...
ON MAKING ALLOWANCES. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 31 January 1914
ON MAKING ALLOWANCES. By Walt Mason. "If vou must smoke in your room all the evening, Mv. TodhuntciV said the . landlady, "I wish you would smoke to bacco instead of tan-bark oi feather findings. When our now ioarder went upstairs last night ho &lt; back lo; Ic ing seared, and said Unit lon.ibo-H s ,v i drobe must bo on fire, as he could shoos and woollen goods bwn mg. W hen 1 told him t'iat it was your m.io, he wanted his m'jiicy back, and i L: lin would look for anothc board "-But of course lo didn't p,et his money back, -Mrs. Jiggers," remarked ilu- star boarder, ' anil by the t'me .10 has to pav another week''- board in ad vance lie will he .o^natised, and will iluirougltlv enjoy tno rich a. 0111.1 of the uiba co 1 smoke. 1 .idnut. r-.oio in sorrow than in i".?1-1': thai, owing to a . conspiracy of the m^ney barons ai?u , uii.-"Overnment, the lobacco I smoke is, not the best in t. e world. I am obliged to retrench, to h'isliaiid mj le-1 sources, because ."&lt;t t...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 31 January 1914
Special Advertisements. Thanks. I desire to THANK all who worked so hard to extinguish the fite on the Wnrrook Station last Saturday. Their kindness and willing: help were greatly appreciated. ERIC RUSSELL. " Wurrook," January 27th. Mining Notices. VTEW JUBILEE COMPANY NO LIABILILY, SCARSDALE. NOTICE. All SHARES in this Company on which a Call remains unpaid will be SOLD by public auction on Tuesday, the 10th day of February, 1914, at half-past twelve o'clock p.m., at the Mining Ex change, Ballarmt. W. M. ACHESON, Manager. 38 Lydiard street south, Ballarat. Lease Applications. (Schedule A—Clause 4 (b) Notice of Application for a Ninin; Lease. I THE undersigned, hereby give notice that, within ten days from the date hereof. I will leave with the Warden of the Mining Division of Smythes' Creek, an application for a lease, the particulars whereof are hereunder set forth :— Name in full of applicant or applicant* and style under which it is intenaed that the business shall be carried on...
DEREEL. DESTRUCTIVE FIRE. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 31 January 1914
DEREEL. DESTRUCTIVE FIRE. Un Saturday last a very destruc tive fire broke oat in the ranges near Dereel. The origin of the out break is rather mysterious, but it ia supposed that owing to the escape of gases from 3 retort a combustion took place, and set fire to 7 cords of wood cloBe by. The day was very warm, and the timber burned like matchwood, and soon began to spread, sweeping everything In its path. The barning timber and un dergrowth carried the flames into the paddocks of Messrs J. Boyle, T. Cherry. W. Laidler, W. Haley, E. Jacka, A. Thornton, on to Wnrrook homestead. Here it was, after a desperate fight, got nnder control by a number of men who were at tracted to the scene, principal among whom were Messrs Arnold (4), J. Lawless, D. Williams, A. Haley, R. Leigo, I>. and R. M'Kay, H. Walker, F. and N. Thornton, GL Taylor, and J. Hill. Besides a quantity of timber and grass, many chains of fencing were reduced to ashes. The damage ;done is estima at £1000 at least.
SOME DONT'S FOR HOUSEWIVES AND OTHERS. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 31 January 1914
SOME DOMT'S FOR HOUSEWIVE.: AND OTHERS. Don't fail to give your correct ad dress when ordering goods. Don't forget to score children's new shoes on the soles so that they will not slij). 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-cross fashion, not making the murks so deep as to injure the sole. Don't take pet dogs visiting and ex I poet people to prepare especial food foi them, or shut their room doors con tinually so as not to have their sluic.1 or garments gnawed, or their, beds :n vad«d, and tlieir sofa cushions madi "doggy." Don't fail to watch your hah.y whei: hoarding o; visiting where babies an not understood. Injudicious people d&lt; the most amazing things."'" A baby not tlireo months old was given a bit sweet by a friend of the mother befor. the mother could stop her. It was ; chocolate almond, and the poor bab. swallowed the large nut! Again, w&lt; men leave bot...
SOME SALUTATIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 31 January 1914
SOME SALUTATIONS. The prostration and the salaam, sa! 11 t:itions 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 the greeting of a mem ber of the lvoiari tribe of liritisli Now Guinea, who, in saluting a missionary, placed one arm abou this neck and stroked him under the j-hin. Among the Masai anil the likerewo it is a mark of respect to greet an ac quaintance or a stranger by .spitting at him. Almost as strangu is the cus tom ascribed to the Tibetans of putting out the tongue by way of salutation. Rubbing noses is quite common; tlio liuruu'se iiml many tribes of I'.skiinos, Laplanders, and Malays do so. Stranger than any of thpfio customs is tlio weeping salutation that has been observed among Central South Amer ican Indians. This form of greeting occurs too in tlio Andaman Islands, New Zealand, and Polynesia. A Por tuguese explorer thus describes the cus tom as he saw it used a...
CAPE CLEAR. SCHOOL RENOVATION. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 31 January 1914
CAPE CLEAR. SCHOOL RENOVATION. | Daring the'holidays the local State school has been thoroughly renovated, and is now in apple-pie order. An effort ia being made to have a cloak-room added to the building. GOOD WHEAT YIELD. The farmers are making good headway with the stripping. Mr D. Cunningham has just finished strip ping a nice lot of wheat land for a yield of bags per acre. The farm of M'Calfery Bros, will show about the same, which is considered high ly satisfactory, in view of the general failure on the plains.
FRUGALITY OVERDONE. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 31 January 1914
FRUGALITY OVERDONE. Old Jasper Grim-could never see Tlio dark cloud's silver lining; . In fact, ho always seemed' to be Complaining and repining. Ilo always looked For rainy days _ "\yhen fair mild winds were blowing: He hunted out the lonely ways In which 110 crowds were going., There was no .joy for Jasper Grim, No- glad anticipation, _ The world, indeed, appeared to lum A place of tribulation.. He pinched and saved and skimped and ■n so His fortune kept on gaining; Ho thought of wild winds that would I blow, . . j And days when 'Uvonld bo raining. He's now reposing in his tomb, A monument they've bought hiin, But I would not* have borne liis gloom For all liis money got him. He was a young man—a candidate for an agricultural constituency—and ho was sketching in glowing colors to the audience of rural voters the happv life the laborer would lead under an administration of the propagation of sweetness and light. '•We have not yet three ncrcs and a cow, but it will comc. The promise...
Commercial. BALLARAT WHOLESALE PRODUCE MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 31 January 1914
liomeiGaii. :o: BALLAHAT WHOLESALE PRODUCE KAliKET. '1 h&lt;» quotations are:—Wheat, 3.G l°r primo milling. Oats: Fair food, ]/7 to 1/8 for stout heavy milling;. Burloy: Prime, 3/4; fair to good, 3/ to 3/3; Cape, 12/. Flour; .£8/10/; bran. .114/10/; pollard, .i'4/15/; potatoes, now, .£•!• to .t'i/o/. Hay: Best. chatting. .L'l/l.V to .1:2; manger, £$ to Straw, 32/6.
District News. ROKEWOOD JUNCTION AN UNUSUAL SIGHT. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 31 January 1914
wsiiici News. KOKEWOOD JUIVCTIOW f AN UNUSUAL SIGHT. One day last week an unusual | sight was witnessed near the big bridge,and created some excitement whilst it lasted. A stock rider from New Sonth Wales fruitlessly had hio resources taxed to drive the animal ■where he wanted it to go, and to csore effectively attain the end desired he dismounted and at taching a rope to the calf's neck he tied the other end to the horse's tail. With a plunge of the horBe the calf was thrown on ite back just at an inopportune moment for a medico motorist, who luckily pulled up jnBt in time to avert a collision. A number of onlookerB came to the assistance of the stock rider, and the obstinate bovril producer was eventually got on the right track
THE PRICE OF FEAR AND MATE. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 31 January 1914
THE PRiCII Or FEAR AND t!ATE. J Kcar is the rock on which we split, nml hate is the .sho:tl on which many a is stranded. When wc are i'e:iiful tho judgment is as unreliable as the compass of n ship whose hold is full of iron ore. When we linte we have unshipped the rudder. And if we. stop to meditate on what the gossips sa.^ of us, we have allowed a h iwser to befoul the screw. ' Keep your mind on the great and splendid things you would like to do, and, then, as the days go gliding by, you I will find yourself unconsciously seizing upon tlie 'opportunities that aro ic (|iiired for the fulfillment of your de sire, just as the coral insect takes from tho running tide the elements that it If we continued we get the habit, that is, we do the thing without think ing, jlist ns a matter ol course. Picture in your mind the able, earn est useful person you would like to be, and the thought you hob) is houily transforming you/into that particular individual. Thought is supremo. Preserve the r...
BALLARAT WHOLESALE DAIRY PRODUCE MARKET. Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 31 January 1914
HAliLAUAT WHOI.KSALT: DAIKY PRODUCE MAKKET. , Thursday. Phillips ant) Chamberlain report:—Kut ter: rnrno factory prints, II*d; lump, 11&lt;1 In ItUl: separator, S&lt;1 to 9&lt;1: dairy. Sd. Egfcv, Sd. JSaoon: Sides. 11&lt;1; mid dles. 1 /; haws, 1/3. lloney, 3d to 3i&lt;l. Lard, 7''I. Chee?*\ 6U1 "to 71 (I. Onions: .llrown Spanish, .L'S/td/- New i>olatoe*>: Beauty of Hebron. to _ 1:5/10/. T. j. I^wIfNS and Co. (Into Bros.) report: — lSnfter: l'rimo factory print*; ll.'d; lump, ll'd: dairy, 8&lt;1: sepa rator. f)d. Ktips, Sil. liaooii: Sides. lOu to 1 l&lt;i: middlt'S, 1,': bains. 1 ;.i. 1r* 1• Sd. IToiU'v, :>J.l to 3U1. Clux-so, &lt;Jd to Sd.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 31 January 1914
WELL-KNOWN VICTORIAN NURSES TESTIFY TO OLEUMS TONIC Letter received from Nurie Catherine Kortinj, 176 DiTi»-»lteet. Nortb Brnncwtck, 29/3/12, in which «he claim Clcmenfi Toaic (ctlorcA her daugktetf to health. Read each word : CLSMINT8 TONIC LTD., "I am writing of the great good! Cements Tonic did my daughter. Early in Janaary last year, she was operated upon in hospital for appendicitis. She was eight wetln there, and came home very weak and run down. I purchased **veral bottles of Clement* Tonic to give her a course. IT soon strengthened her nerves, aaJ she was as well as I could wish her before long. It is fourteen years ago that I first used Clements Tonic, and in uy profession as a nnrse I hare recommended that medicine times out of number. I have seen people re stored to health and strength, and BLESS THE DAY THEY HEARD OF CLEMENTS TONIC. That medicine has never failed to do good when given to any of my patients, or, indeed, anyone who has sought my advice. Use this as yoa thi...