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OUR SYDNEY LETTER. SUNDAY TRAMS [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 14 January 1914
OUR SYDNEY LETTER, I --.--_@-__ (From Unr uwn Correopondent.) BUNDI)AY TRAM8 The decision of the Govoernment to run the trams during ohurob hours on Sunday evenings has called forth somea very earnest proteste. It is pointed out that, bit by bit, tlho sacrod oharacter of Sunday is being whittled away, so that the rising generation, Instead of regiarding the day as sp~cially set apart for Divine worship and spiritual instruction, c n hardly form any other idea concerning it than a, of a day dovoted to piouioing and amuse ment, One rev. gentleman declares that the keeping one dlay.in the week sacred from toil and the getting of gain has been one of the foundations of the Britibsh nation, and he asks pathetically, "If the foundations aro deotroyed, what can the righteous do() The poesition of Ithe Government, however, is that they mnsat consult the con. venience of the people as they find them, in all matters that are indifftront or harmless They are bound to oonsider the grteateat goo...
ETIQUETTE AT THE THEATRE. Handy Hints for Those Who Don't Know. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 14 January 1914
ETIQUETTE AT THi TH~EATRE. Handy Hintm for Those Who Don't Know, If yoiur comrade pokes you in the riba at every jokeo in the play, thank him politely and say that you like to be massaged alter dinner. If an actor isn't spelakling loudly enough for you to hear, lniuediately start a conversation with a nelghbor so he won't feel lonesome, If a man insists in going out be. tween the acts, arrtange your feet 5)o he will trip over them as lie ipasses you. Porhaps that will teach him, If you hapDen to be acquainted with any of the cast tell overyone about it. This will give the hearers a per aonal lutoreot in the play, If the blouse of the lady in front of you isn't buttoned, run your finger up and down her backbone, 'Thlh will pirobably attract her attention to the error in her mak(e-upl. If the boy, in liasling a ghi.e &lt; water to you betweon, aftsf, 13l)ls it over tjhe nli't-ft'ont of the gentle nn,, ,ext you, toll the genitloiemtan not to mind, because you really weren't ver...
PRODUCE MARKETS. Melbourne, Friday. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 14 January 1914
LP1IODUCl.E MA 1111 AlR'l4T. Melhourne, Irlday, Sheipoki? -A/nvurage al)llcie Were *tb, iitted at this week's aucotiot, bunyers being in full atltenilanee, Tho tIarkiiit, for al ola?e?es was lirtn at thu rates Iuling for the last tuotion sales ield before th Iholidays, Iidlee,-S-Ex-oellit outalhouuo were offured lia week, l'lie dtmantld wos keen, partlou. larly on ohilppig eanllt, landl pri Ols were I andl oOasiontally I? pot Ib, higher that at the sales t)riotr to the Christm ts reorse, Tallow,---Laroe suaiuples w?oei biought for. ward on Wednoesday., Iluyers were fully repraonteitd, antid ompeititon was bihk at valua fuhlly cquivleut to those ruling Itn I)eocuitbur, Ilallarat, Saturday, 'T'hlre is otunly a emall iun'int of produce oomibnu forward, furiiters beluu still busy Iirvsrtiog. Prices for tho a?ew alop have hardly aettled as yet, To.day's quotations are as under :-W\Vheat, 3/ti to :3/, Oate, il/7 to l/0l . lurley-?hulhshl, :1/3 to 3/0; Cpu, '/2 11 2/4 Potatot.8, £4/S to £4...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 14 January 1914
Spoolal Advotlsomonte. The Leading Firm. JAS. ROWE &. SONS, VICTORIA ARCADE, FOUR White Dook Verandah Blinde Green or Brown Stripe Canvae Verandah Bllinde Made up to any sizs on tbo promises. Estimates gladly ~iven, Green or white Bamboo Blinds in 'he following izes :-3 ft, x 6 Ift, 4 ft. x 8 ft,, 6 ft, x 8 f.,, 8 fi, x8 ft,, 10 ft, x 8 ft, PFy.proof WVire Doore?.-Stook aisee, 2 ft. 6 In x 6 ft. 6 ft. ; 2 ft. 8 in, x 6 ft, 8n.; 2 ft. 10 in. x 6 ft 10 in.; in a number of different design. Anjusiahth lifly Proof Window Sroeens Dook Ohaire in Pine and Blacokwood, all eiroe and kinde in stock Cano Obairs and Lounger Sea Graes Ohairs and Liounges OCanvas Hammncks for comfort and durability Bodroom and l)iing Room Suites tIo pricoe to eslt any pooket Our Railback Pantauotto Dining Room Suiteo, 7 piecee at £8/15 takese a lot of beating A obPeaper Leatheor Suite, 7 piePco, a real good investment at £g6/12/6 All kinds, siree, and coloors in Bodeteands and Oots-a grand assortmoent Go ...
LOGAN STOCK SALE. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 14 January 1914
LOGAN STOCK SALE, Mearu's Thos, Morrow and Co, report having hold their flrst sale of the New Year at Ln?An on the Orh, Inst,, when they varded 1,646 ttore ihee1p and 0 head of oattle, Cornpotitdon wal a bit slack owlnog to a Dumnber of people belug short of water, We sold about half the yarding at the following quotations :--4 t eld 18 t Ibd owes, 16/ I 6 and 8 t do, do, 16/; xbld woatora, good qorts, 1 ; oit hers, 11/3; 1 a[nd 6 year old mi ewes, 9/, 9/0 to il/; 4 year old do, do, 12/10, We ioli for the followiug v?nido(s:.-f4leasr J1o0, Rodger, C. M'Nauliy, E. Mouser, W, Whituoy, T. E, Marhin nid IL Fullir,
COMMERCIAL. MERCURY Office, Tuesday evening. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 14 January 1914
OOMMROIAL, IbhouRnT Offioe, Tuesday evenlIng, WHOLEALE,, RETAIL tlour, £8/7/U Flour, 1SU Ib, bag 14/6 chaf, £3 Chafb, 4/ Preslih ]utterl, dIry Fresh butter, Od ,d; lootory, llhd Facrory, 1/2 EggS, (hi 1 Egge, 7 Boon, Ill Bacon, 1/2 ChOoesae, B1 Ohese, 10d Pollard, £4/15 per ton Pollard, I/B Iran., £4110 per ton i Bran, 1/2 Potatoes, 6/t Potatoes, 9/ per qr YT AINALUI) PIRODUUE ItMARKT', TT, . Pdwards reportes - Wheat, /2 to 3/16. 0Oas, 1/3 to 1/6. Pelts, Sd to ?4 per lb ; lamb., to 6d per Ib. I rabbit, C d hides, 4d to 61d,
IMMIGRANTS FOR VICTORIA. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 14 January 1914
IMMIGRANTS FOR VIOTORIA, MR, WATT hfas announced that the State Governmeot has decided to con, tinuo the policy of bringing immigrants to Victoria, .This will meet with the approval of all the elhotoro, with the exception of a foe Libor extremists, During the last few years the practice has been carried out with oonspiounus eucoese, The only complaint that most people have in connection with the matter is that it has not boon carried far enough. Ib must be recognised, however, that the Government is not altogether a free agent so far as this is ooncerued, The capacity of Ministero to bring new settlero here is limited by the number willing to come, There was a alight decline in the arrivals in 1913 as compared with 1912, This is attributed by the immigration oficials to the brisk condition of trade in the Uu?hrd Tingdon), from where we obtain most of our new u,-,,r, All of th, States suffered in this respect, T. 1911 the assisted immigrants who arriveI in Australia numbored 39,796 T...
LOCAL AND GENERAL. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 14 January 1914
LOOAL AND GENERAL, A meeting of farmere and landholders Is nonvened for Fridy evening next at Peters' Dieaings State sohool, to oonesder valuations in connection with the State land tax. At the Castleminlie polioo court on Fri day, John M'Auliffi pleaded guilty to having been in potasealon of 16 nzo, I dwt, of gold, blileved to have eb'n stolen from the Roso of Denmark mine at Gnfuney's Creek, lie was fined £64, the value of the gold, and wa sentenced to three months' imprioin. nment, He was also ordered to pay £8/3 oosts, It is stated on good authority that as eoon as tile Crowlatin to Navarre railway line is opened to trafflo, a new Induntry-wood. outting-la likely to commence, Several prospective employers are In the distriot negotiatlng with owners for the wood on their properties, and it is probable that bifore long several engines and saws will be in operation, The bulk of the wood will go to the oities, Superintendent A, ,E Morrie, who for some years has Itad ohargo of the Wi...
FATAL ACCIDENT. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 14 January 1914
rATyAL A~OciWiNsJt., A cad aoi]dent with fatal conse. qUOIOPU, occurred at 8t, Ahrnaud on Saturday aftornroou, thu victim beirngl i boy rtnjwd 4i chole J oliiffP, tbree ye'ru of age, you|gealt iol of Mr, ., Jollitr,+, mfil ontrauotor, Ht. Arnaud, itawoll coach line., lt appears the boy wue iplyiug in thu yard at bim ;hiiher's houCi, lnear thu borough sale yatrd, antd hhi aiiiJed over the looked b?lt door of tho utable, in which were two horaie, Ho?us little lime after. waurl thio boy ws mlrleed, rnd a uilirclh by hii tuother and members of rtihe fiily r?euled in hise being found lying on thlie or of the stable, He wu uUIcouoioius, and sober?uaoent ex auituaeion by D)r, Bennett diselosed that the little ohap's soull was frao, tured, It ias not known what was the eLact cause of the accident, but it II unrmiced that tue boy waee crushebed agaiilt a pout in the stablo by one of thn hoIse.++, There was no murk to indicate tlhat lie had been kIoked, The pltient wuc removed to the boer. pi...
HOW I SING. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 14 January 1914
HOW I 8slNO, By a Throat - am tust such a throat as you ymour soelf possess, but I am none thu less wonderful for all that. There is no sound.producer on earth to compare with the human throat. And how are those minarvollous sounds produced? Well, various parts )t your aantomy are, of course, respon. blfhe, There are the lungs, which act is bellows; the windpipe, through vhlch the alr passes to the larynx, the otal sound-maker; and Its upper per. ion the pharynx. If you place your hand beneath your Ihin you will feeool a projection known is the Adam's apple. It is the front ,ortlon of the gristly framework of he laryux, whoso parts move on each thor by the operation of various mus. leos. Across the top of this framework, tretching from back to front, rest the ocal chords, a couple of strong, whit. ·h, and highly elastic bands, which ri never at rest, When you take a deep breath, they eparate widely apart, and become lost n the blood-red folds of membrane; ut when you oexhale or give...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 14 January 1914
Businaes Not~coa. VICTORIAN Producers' Co Operative Co.:Ltd. I- Read s0ee-409 Collin~e-t,, Melbouroe, Grain Shed--Wllianmeitown, Wool, Hide, and Skin Stores,. DAIRY PRODUCE. Stock Ylsa--Melboure, tilendigo, Sun. bury and Naganble. Land, Estate, Uand Inseurance Agents. Bags, Manures, Oils, Twine, Gro. ceries, Ten, & c. ENQUIRIES INVITED. P. .O ROYAL MAIL STEAMERS LEAVE MELBOURNE EVERY ALTERNATE WEiK FOI MARSEILLES & LONDON Callln at Adelaide, Fremarntlo, Colombo, Aden, Port Said, Cibraltar, Plymouth an route Withl pormiui-n to rll at BDrindii FIRST and SECOND Salonon only Return Ticket to Europe asvalnble for Two Year. RATES OF PASSAGE MONEY To FREMANTLE Sihl. £7 10. to £9 10s. Return £11 10., to £14 5, To COLOMBO atlle £27 10.. to £34 2. Rtdun £40 14,, to £50 12,. To BOMBAY and CALCWTTA 5iuo £29 14,, to £37 8, Return £44 to £56 2.. To MARSEILLES Sle. £39 12. to £78 2,. Return t66 to £116 12,. To LONDON Sisal £41 16,. to £82 10., Return £69 6(. to £123 4. Full partcul...
EDISON AND THE TIME-WASTERS [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 14 January 1914
wou~v tuvt tHE TIME WASTEFIS While conducting his experlmentt in explosivoe Edison was visited one morning by a company of clergymen, The inventor treated theom, as he treats overyone, courteously, but as tlhe day wore on, and there was lino sign of their going, he began to study how to got rid of them without of* fending them, lIe casually remarked that he was experimenting with vetry delicate explosives, and would be sorry it any of them were injured, This had only the effect of increas* ing their interest, They got in the way, and dlistracted him by foollih questlons. A method of eliminating them from the scene flunally occurred to him. Taking sowo of the matuerial with which he had been experlmenting, he put a drop or two where there was no dlanger of blowing a maulstor through the window, The clergymen watched his action with added lIter. est, apparently feeling no uneasinoe, andl crowded around hlim, The ih. ventUr scatOd himself at hislL beIch, anld agaln took up 11i18 experi...
A Hot-Headed Girl. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 14 January 1914
A Hot.Headed Girl, A 'ew York newspaper doscrlboe a accildent to a girl's hat In tho fol. wlnfg manner: "A fire on the roof.garden of the hat fa pretty girl' traveller at the Union tatlon (Atlanta) this afternoon call. d out two fire companies, a hose.cart, I score of willing amateur fireman, lelaycd a fast train, ancj dostroyed bout 80 dollars' worth of finery up n the peach basket aforoesaid, The oung. woman, on her way to New 'ork, rushed into the station for omething to eat, In paying her bock, she swung the hat too near the Igar-llghtor, In an instant the or* hard which adorned her hat was a Ines of flameso, h darkl.linued wait. r turned iln a fire-alarm, and every vailabhlo made guest tried to res?ncue '1o affair. The train was held a few lnutos until the victim recoverad 'am an attack of near hysterics, hen she graciously permitted it to roceed." ~---- P~1IY _ :- - :...--- --1
"THE ANCIENT GUILD OF PURBECK MARBLERS." [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 14 January 1914
'"YHE ANCIENT GUILD OP PUIR?ECKI MAI?LLE8," Strikeh , lock-oots aid labor trodi blee in general aro umliiown iln the malrbl quarrlei oil tho Illo of Pur. beck, 'rher eveo'y manhil I , llaaster, which account.q for this hapilY condiL tlon of affairs, Nearly ono Ilundrod quarrvlei a043 worked there, Ii what uuijl to be a royal lteer' forest, Iand tihe whole of the ilndlstry lto managedl by a ciurloiius kil f (1 traduie' guild, efa* fitled "The ,lAlt lent (1ulld oif B'irbock Marblers." All th maiirblo beloniw totho de. icetidant oi' the orl)giual Biarbeck qllarre?mnll 0l who fo'ilt(d tlile Guld, aid no otiet Iplsoili liabL a"l y rightli. l the qjtugl1Ies. None other is alloived to join the Guihl. 'his lWlltr Gulld has boil! i exolstllieo for iaiy hun.ltl drehdi of years As soon a1n the qularry. mlall' o10113 roached i the a;o ouf fourteln hi i1 aditlmlttedl to lth (Guild, bel,, ap. pientle?ed utidet iioliii1 limliee --u?al?. ly hbl father--until be Il of age \tVhell ho reaches the1 ago...
TENNIS. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 14 January 1914
TLNNI8. A I iho i ?trinI tiorrsi ItlifirlliPa l 4r0rr0 n IUtidiy, A, il. WilIlinu, the N. w Z ilIiiiitl playor1 I,pL h Ft, (1, Lowe9 -L4, 6.1.t, .---. In tha doubles finh,D Wildilg nlnd Ilididlo h~n) WN ilIt My,·-r a, i , O, Lowe, 6-0, --ll 3--6, (i-14l
THIS FISH CAN LIVE ON LAND. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 14 January 1914
THIS FISH CAN LIVE ON LAND, A fish that can live out of water for month? is a recent addition to the col, lection of scientific curiosities at the American Museum of Natural History, It comes from Africa, The pocimen is known as a lung Ihsh, because when out of water It in, hales air as If it were a land.living animal, though when in the water It breathes through gills, The ability to breathe out of water preserves the life of the lung fish when caught In the mud of a drled~up stream during the summer drought, The fish was received In a dormant condition, burrowed deep In a clod of earth which had been dug from a dried.up river bottom, When receiv. ed at the museum the cake of earth showed a little tunnellike opening through which the fish got its supply of air.l The lung fish is exhibited in an aquarium in the hall of fosell filsho, kt has been placed there since It be longs, scientifically, among fishes which lived millions of years ago, and whose species is almost extinct, It has...
BILLIARDS. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 14 January 1914
UILLIAHn?Ui, (Jray m?iad brlelk If at96) on idttrl . dlay in , lie ilatub, j18 000 utp, hi is plsy. Ii iin Lotdoi wi?il It tlcu,. When play co0n09d for 91w uly, Il t- (rr Jul t ',000) was 9,438, intl (Jruy tl,$U,
TRAIN SERVICE. ST. ARNAUD TO MELBOURNE. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 14 January 1914
TRAIN t~LSVIOE., 8T, AItNAUDU TO MiihLbOUIN 1. Leaves. 8,6 ain, dolly, rtilrve 3,5b p.m, iFab train leaOven 14,4 pIi. tdaily, arrivea at 9,b?) ptla, oin Molndiaya, WVedui'dayS aniid 1lridtays, and at 10,b6 p.m on Tue~days, Thlursdayo and laturdaye. MItllOURNlE: TO BT?,. AltRNAUD, Leaves 0,40 a,mu, dally, arrlvdc at 3,g2 p, llh Fast train lave~ bf~10 p.m, dilly, asrivem at 11,17 pm, MO'IOR TRAIN. Leabveas MayboirouMh daily ab 8,40 bm, arriving at St, Arnaud at 10.30 a.mt. Leaves St. Arnaud on return at 12,16 pm. dally for Marjborough, aliling g) U
MRS. JANE BREWER. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 14 January 1914
MRS, JANE BRIEWER, Another of the old identitioes of this distrtot has paesed away Ju the person of Mrs. Jane Brewer, reliot of Mr., A, (. Brower, who for many years earned on business as a tent maker in promises on North.Westorn Road, She was a coulo. nist of about (t0 years, and ;as a reeldent of St. Arnaud for 40 years. Deceased had attained the advanced age of r7 years and loaves a family of four daughters and three onsa, One of the daughters is marrited to iMr. ydney Sampson, M EHR,, and the other rmembers of the family are-Mr, A. ,. Brewer, St, Ar. naud; 09, U, , Brewer, OUorgrega~tlonal minister, Williemotown; Mrl, .Fred, Brewer, Daylosfod; M rts, M'Domald, Warmacknaboal: Mrs, Ml'GowAn, WA.; Mrse, blauileld, Lare, Mrs. Brower had been living for sonme time at Brlghton, a suburb of Melbourune, where ihe died oil Sund;ly, 'The old lady quite reoently piaid a visit to relative, in St. Aruaud, and she was thuen apparently In fairly good health, 'liThe roemine were broughtl to St....