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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Koroit Sentinel and Tower Hill Advocate — 13 March 1915
Koroit Weekly Sale. THURSDAY, MARCH 18. 01 ]> RIEN BROS, wil Soil by Public JD Auction on above date, when they will offer CATTLE. 6 Prime Cows from Koroneah 8 Flashy Cows 11 Dairy Cows in fall profit and springing 15 Good Store Cows SHEEP. HO Crossbred Lambs .10 Prime Wethers 150 Comeback Wethers, ".'.tooth 80 Crossbred Ewes, in fair condition PIGi. HOKSES. SUNDRIES. Special Buyer for strong, well-grown STORES in attendance Warrnambool Corporation Vards. WEDNESDAY. MARCH 17. 05 ORIEN" BROS, will Sell by Public -D Auction, at the Corporation Yarda, on the above date the following CATTLE: 5 Prime Cows from Vaogcry 6 do do from Aehmore 4 Choice Sprinsing Cows 12 Good Conditioned COSTS and Steers SHEEP. 70 Prime Sheep from Penshurst 20 Prime Limbs HOKSES SUNDRIES. TUESDAY, MARCH 16. FAT k STORE PIGS. SATURDAY, 20th MARCH. CLEARING SALE or DAIRY HERD, HORSES, MILKING PLANT, ETC. AT X.OKOXT. 05T»RIEN EROS, and G. J. OFFICER J3 £ Co . (Agents in conjunction), wilt sell bv Auction u...
FLYING STAKES. Of 20 sovs. Five furlongs. [Newspaper Article] — Koroit Sentinel and Tower Hill Advocate — 20 March 1915
FLYING STAKES. Of 20 sovs. Five furlongs. L. Parkinson's b g Massey, aged, 9.8, inc. slbs penalty (P. Lourey) ... I J. Mahoney's cli m Bright Kirk, 6yrs, 8.5, claimed 3lbs, car. 8.2 (G. Grace) 2 A. H. Bcnce's ch m Ochre, 6yrs, 8.10 (S. A. Bence) ... ... ... 3 Other starters-McCulloch, Major Eight, Florrie Moore, and Toonawamba. Betting-6 to 4 on Massey, 4 to I agst M'Cullocii and Florrie Moore, 6 to I Ochre and Bright Kirk, 10 to I others. Ochre and Bright Kirk both got away well, while Massey was one of the last. Massey was with the leaders entering the straight, and continuing to improve his position won by two lengths. Time imin. 3 2-5th sees.
Koroit Annual Races. A SUCCESSFUL FIXTURE. [Newspaper Article] — Koroit Sentinel and Tower Hill Advocate — 20 March 1915
Koroit Annual Races. A SUCCESSFUL FIXTURE. The adverse conditions prevailing at present, attributable to the very dry period through which this district, in com mon with most other localities in Victoria, is passing, did not materially interfere with the success of the ICoroit St. Patrick's day race meeting, which took place on the club's popular racecourse on Wednesday last. The day was beauti fully fine, and the attendance compared favorably with previous meetings during recent years, gate takings reaching the highly satisfactory total of £262. Re ceipts from other sources were on a par, and considering the circumstances men tioned above there should be a satisfactory financial statement for presentation by the secretary. No fault could be found with the manner in which the meeting was conducted, for, as usual, complete arrangements were made by the pains taking and courteous secretary to ensure comfort and conveniences for all. The chief topic of conversation during the day was t...
WARRNAMBOOL. [Newspaper Article] — Koroit Sentinel and Tower Hill Advocate — 20 March 1915
WARRNAMBOOL. O'Brien Bros, report: Tuesday, March 16. pjgSt-307 penned, of which 100 were Btores. Bacon pigs met a firm market, at late high rate9. Big stores also Bold well, but 3m»ll sorts arc unsaleable. We sold 102 for Messrs N. McKinnon £5 15b, G» R. Eldtidgo 70s 6d, Michael Carroll 74s 6d, Patrick Corbett 98s, M. Fitzgerald 71s, Jas Collins SSs 6d, W. Latta 73* 6d, Mat. Glceson 97s 6d, John Strain 70s Od, Martin McMahou 70s, Charles Kelson 72s, Kinnear Bros. 96s 6d, J. C. Mattinson 49a 6d, N. McKinnon 93s, Mrs M. McCarthy 39s 6d, James Giblin 93s, J. Latt i 49a 6d, Michael Carroll 70s Gel, 77s, and 70s, R. Fish 48a 6d, Michael Lamb 80s 6d, and stores for Messrs G. R. Ehlridge, W, Latta, J. McLean, P. Costello, John O'Brien and K. Farley, and quote-Prime bacon pigs 90s to 99s 6d, good do. 80s to 83s, medium 67s to 75s, light weights 60s to 70s, backfatters to £5 15s, best forward stores 30a to 43s 6d, well* grown sorts 20* to 27s 6d, slips 8s to 17s, small pigs 2s to 6s. Sheop....
Stock Markets. KOROIT. [Newspaper Article] — Koroit Sentinel and Tower Hill Advocate — 20 March 1915
Stock Markets. O'Brien Broa. report Thursday, Maroh 18. Fair yardiogs of all olasses and a full olearanco. Pigs.-37 ponncd, and nil sold at auction at fair valuos for Messrs, P. Bourko, Mrs. Hamilton, John O'Grady, M. Phyland, and Mrs. Kerr. Quotations-Forward stores 42s, woll grown sorts 20s 6d to 23s 6d, small slips 3s 6(1 to 7s 6d. Shcop.--001 penned. Tho domand was hardly an brisk no lust week, hut we sold 677 for Messrs. P. Hyland primo lambB 13a 9d, Walsho nnd M'Donald comeback wethers lls4d, 13a and I4st ram larnba 17s lOd, and owe lambs 16s 3d, Mrs. John Car roll primo lambs 199, and fat owes 13a 4d and I7e» Denis Gleeson primo iambs 20s, Mat Atkinson crossbred ewes 12a, F. Bryan crossbred wothers 2 and 4 tooth 13a, come back wethers in good condition 13# 6ri, Goorge Gunn prime 2-tooth wethers 18s 3d, Alex: Buchanan crossbred Iamb* 10s 6d, W, M. Throlfall prime comeback and crossbred owes and wethers 17s, and lambs 13s 6(1, Mrs. 15, A. Fitzpatrick prime lambs 13s 3d, Martin ...
THE BELGIANS. DEMONSTRATION AT KOROIT. STIRRING SPEECHES. [Newspaper Article] — Koroit Sentinel and Tower Hill Advocate — 20 March 1915
THE BELGIANS. DEMONSTRATION AT KOROIT. STIRRING SPEECHES. A patriotic demonstration was hold in tho Koroit Mechanics' Hall on Sa turday evening in connection with tho Belgian Relief Fund. The chair was occupied by tho Mayor (Cr. Downey) and there was an excellent attend ance, which included a large number of ladies. Representatives of tho various townships outside Koroit had been invited, with a view to co-opera tion. and many wore present. Tho Mayor briolly introduced tho I lev. Father Kerin. who was to givo the opening address. Father Kerin said ho was ^lad to have an opportunity of speaking on tho subject. He had told tho Chair man that although they had already sent over £80 to tho Belgian Relief Fund, still ho would bo only too pleased to do anything he could to help the afflicted and sorrow-stricken people _of Belgium. Continuing, Fa ther ICerin said: There wer© some peoplo who said. Why did Belgium bring upon herself this immense loss of money «and men? Would she not havo don...
Melbourne Pig Market. [Newspaper Article] — Koroit Sentinel and Tower Hill Advocate — 20 March 1915
Melbourne Pig Market. 3120 pigs yarded. Stores.-The supply was a large one, bat owing to the competition of a couple of country buyers the market held firm, and prices for best stores were a little better. Best bacon stores 28s to 34s, sicflpdj 18s to 25s, slips from 14s, suckers 3s to is.' Porkets. - There was again a great scarcity of prime pigs, consequently prices for good stuff were very firm. Prime heavy 42s to 48s, extra to 51s, prime medium 36s to 39s, prime light 28s to 31s. Baconers.-There was a considerably heavier yarding this week, but a large proportion were only half to three-parts fat, and for this description the market yery dull and pricep decidedly lower. I?riipe'p|igf 'y?re also easier, but the drop wis npt So pronounced as'it wa& forsecond quality. £rime ljeavy 84s to'tjjs, odd pens . making yp to £5 2s, prime medium weights 73s to 79s,' prime light 64s to '68s, half-fat and inferior 45s to 50s. ^ackfatters.-The yarding ? ytas Jargef thai? |!fst peek, bu...
Hexham Races. [Newspaper Article] — Koroit Sentinel and Tower Hill Advocate — 20 March 1915
Hexham Races. Appended are the weights for the Hex ham races to be held to-day : Trial Handicap-Kirk's Hope, 10.6; Vocal Queen, 9.2 ; Mona Kirk, Lady Til ley, Rupert Stuart, 7.7 i h'ombrous, 7.2 ! Miss Sirat, Wynne, Golden Gulf, 7.0. Hexham Handicap-Portico 8.0, Bou quetire 8.8, Lanius 8.5, Plum Pie 8.0, Grattondale 7.7, Major Eight 7.5. Ladies' Bracelet-Lanius, Plurn Pie, 11.11; Sustain, 11.0; Graftondaie, 11.5; Vocal Queen, 10 12 ; Kabibinokka, Sestra, 10.3; Mona Kirk, 10.0. Flying Handicap-Portico 10.0, Bou quetire 0.10, Oohrc 8.10, Kirk's Hope 8.7, Major Eight 8.3, Mona ICirk 7.5, Miss Sirat and Wynne 7.0, Golden Gulf 0.7. A. G. Benilall, Handjoapper, Trot-Jack Jean, Higliviow, Atalanta, Cream Belle, Uoocc, scr.; Marden, Vic tory, 20 yds bhd.; May B., 30 yds bhd. ; Direct Bells, 40 yds bhd.; Bally Golly, 50 yds bhd. ; Dixie Maid, 70yds bhd.; Miss Hawker, Lord Bingen, 75 yds bhd. ; Rex Alma, 80 yds bhd,; Mylos, 150 yds bhd. Thos. R. M'Millan, HaDdicapper.
Methodist Fair. [Newspaper Article] — Koroit Sentinel and Tower Hill Advocate — 20 March 1915
Methodist Fair. Tho harvest! fair and sale of Rifts hold under tho auspices of tho Koroib Mothoilist Church on Tuesday was of a vory successful nature, thoro boing good gatherings afternoon and even ing, nud ft very successful business was dono. The stalls wero prettily de corated, and wero well stocked with a splendid assortmenb of different ar ticles. The secretarial duties were ably carried out by Mrs. Faragher. The principal attraction of tho fair was the "lino art gallery," which was well patronised and a great deal of amuse ment was caused. Tho Koroiti Brass Baud was in attondanco and rondered »n enjoyable programme. Following are the stallholders:-Kitchen stall Mesdames Nayler, A. Skilbock and K> Loishnian. Fancy - Mesdauics W. Skilbeck, Bowers, Mnckie and Miss Skilbeck. Produce-Messrs. W. Skil beck, Wright and Faragher. Cake and lollies-Jlissea M'Dowell, G and A. Mackie, Bowers and Faragher. Refreshments - Mesdnuies Wright. Trigg, WTebb, and Misses Smith, Lee and Wright. ...
Shortage of Railway Trucks. [Newspaper Article] — Koroit Sentinel and Tower Hill Advocate — 20 March 1915
Shortage of Railway Trucks. Primary producers and others have lately been greatly inconvcnienced owing to the failure of the Railway Department to supply sufficient trucks for their require ments. In one instanco 80 trucks were ordered by a co-opcrativc association for tho transport of potatoes and onions from this district, and only 30 were supplied. The result is that potatoes lying on the siding for a number of days deteriorate. To the ordinary man in the street it should bean easy matter to cope with the farm produce in a year of drought when the railways have not to carry the usual enor mous wheat harvest, but the Railway Com missioners think otherwise. Owing to complaint* made to him Mr. H. S. Kailev> M.L A. for I'ort Fairy, waited upon the Railway Commissioners and complained of the treatment of the fanners and urged that more trucks should be made available. The Commissioners practically admitted that at present they are unable to cope with the trade. Mr. Bailey asked the...
Sunday Corner. [Newspaper Article] — Koroit Sentinel and Tower Hill Advocate — 20 March 1915
Sunday Corner. BY " RADIATOR." To many believers, tha Bible, which God intended for their possession, is yet an unexplored continent. Open your heart to the Lord Jesus Christ, that He may causo you to re ceive and enjoy all His precious gifts, If you can no longer vrork for God, pray for those who can. If you can not move earth by your speech, you may move heaven. Difficulty is sent to reveal to us what, God can do in answer to the faith that prays and works. We are saved that we may become workers together with God. Our Father ;has blessed us with all spiritual blessings in Christ, that we may communicate those blessings to our fellows. Do not fret, or scheme, or bo impa tient ; God is doing all to make thy life full of favor and blessing. Heaven will be full ot wonder at the way in .which God has kept His word, and done all that He had pro mised, and more. Love is the crown of human nature ; the trait in which we most nearly resemble God-for God is love. There is a complete delive...
The New Company of Comedians. [Newspaper Article] — Koroit Sentinel and Tower Hill Advocate — 20 March 1915
New Company Comedians. One has only to glance at the advor tised personnel of the above, to be as sured that Koroil theatregoers are to be offered a rare attraction in "The Beauty Doctor." The name of Victor Prince is syuonymous with all that is real humor and artistic ability. When Mr. Prince organised his present com pany he realised exactly what would hit the public taste-a combination of exclusive artists in a revuesical musical comedy like "The Beauty Doctor." Mr. Frank Greene, the company's lending man, comes here with an euviable repu tation. For years he was associated with the leading comic opera com panies of America and the Continent. Then he spent a five years' contract with J. C. Williamson, and will be well remembered as the leading character in the "The Belle of New York," "The Merry Widow," and "The Quskor Girl." His performances are all noteworthy ones, and command appreciation. Miss Margherita Bedford, the charming young Australienne, will also be re membered as th...
Racing Notes. [Newspaper Article] — Koroit Sentinel and Tower Hill Advocate — 20 March 1915
Racing Notes. By "Flemington." Tlierp nro rumors of a split in tho ramp of n certain cliquo who bare boon in much ovidcnco on our racccouraon iu the last couplo of soosotiB. Inter eating, not to say startling develop ments nro exJ>ccUxl, but probably tho breach will bo juitched up before H "relies on impossible stage. If any ? if tho gnnj; did divujgo in full tfto ^orot* of tho party, it would, you may ?.e .ti"p. provulo rather "dark" read ier!. Tile pity is that Konio "way cannot b lound of placing tho whole crowd i. horn they would bo horrolooi so tar nv tnrf olfairs nre concerned. T.bojr l»vp hail too long n run nlroady. Loss is In'ini; hoanj of Muritus in connection with tho Sydney Uup since tho horse's failure at CaulfieJd on B«t urdoy. and yet it might bo dangorous to jmlc.o Alontus by hia most recent form. As explained in a prorious lat ter, ho did not havo tho luck with him on Saturday. if that roco wero run ng.nn tomorrow, with a moo pace on from the Ktart, it is quite l...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Koroit Sentinel and Tower Hill Advocate — 20 March 1915
WALL PAPERS. WALL PAPERS. The Latest Designs now open for inspection. WALL PAPERS. OALL AND SEE THEM OR WRITE FOR PATTERNS. P. F. HARPER, .House and Sign Painter. [ESTABLISHED 15 YEARS.] TO PERSONS ABOUT TO BUILD. BEFORE CALLING ELSEWHERE CALL UPON OR WRITE TC SIMMONDS & HAIN, TIMBES ME2CMNTS Mi) CONTRACTORS, KOROIT, And pot tbolr Prlcoa for all Kinds of Building Material. Palings, Posts, and Kails, and all kinds of Builder's Ironmongery. Timber Hinges T. and G. Pine Mouldings Doors Sashes Mantelpieces Drain Pipes Oils and Lead Gutter Tiles Galvanised Iron Spouting Ridging Bricks Roof Nails Lime Weights Wire Nails Sheet Lead Pine Weatherboards Grates Locks Glass Piping Stoves Putty Cement ESTljnHTES PHD DESIGNS PREPARED RT SHORTEST NOTICE, FREE. We have built and supplied nearly 1000 "TURNER" BICYCLES to deliver Hi3 Majesty's M £.Is throughout Victoria, and all the other Commonwealth 8tate=....This shon'd interest you for our "TURNER" BICYCLES were subjected to the severest ...
Local Produce Market. Koroit, Friday. [Newspaper Article] — Koroit Sentinel and Tower Hill Advocate — 20 March 1915
Local Produce Market. Koroit, Friday. Potatoes:-Deliveries continue Rood, but as there has been such a constantly regular demand the market continues firm, and shows no signs of weakening. Kirst grade reds and Carmens are now quoted at £4 15s, first grade pinkoyes £4, second grade do. £315s. and stock potatoes £3 10s. The demand for the latter throughout Victoria is so good that it has been instrumental in increasing the price for all classes. If prices ruling locally during the past month are compared with those existing in Mel bourne, and the fact taken into considera tion that merchants pay for the bags and freight, it will at once bo seqn that the de mand referred to has been a great factor in keeping the market at such a high level. Onions.-First grade are worth £5 10s, good second grade £5, and smaller at con cessions. As there is such a large quantity of small-sized onions in the district it would perhaps be advisable to forward a consignment for stock feed as an experi ment....
Belgian Relief Fund. [Newspaper Article] — Koroit Sentinel and Tower Hill Advocate — 20 March 1915
Belgian Relief Fund. A number of ladies have not handed in their collecting cards in connection with the local appeal in aid ot the above fund. The response so far has been gratifying and nearly all of the donors have promised to contribute the same amount monthly. The total is £35 14s iod, made up as follows: Mrs James Officer D. McGrath ... Miss Anderson Miss Paton llllowa) Mrs. Nairn Mrs D. Spring Miss'M. McVicar Mi's J. Majtfcrs ' I. fiarncs'jcjdriationl .Collection in hall' ' £650 1 it o 8 0 1 4 2 3 0 13 2 7 0 11 1 0 9 19 ."Arp yoi^ a suffragette}"No, Sir I" '.'Then yhat' is yo'iir walk in life?" "BANDY I"-The "fjeauty Roctor,'.' Wed nesday Next. ' '
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Koroit Sentinel and Tower Hill Advocate — 20 March 1915
TAILORING BUSINESS. MR. P, GARTLAN wishes to inform tlio residents of Koroib uud Surrounding Districts that ho has taken ovor ilio Busi ness formerly conducted in Commercial Road, Koroit, by tho lato John Oleary, and is prepared to cxccuto all orders cntrustod to him in a manner that cannot fail to givo satisfaction regarding Material) Stylo, and . Workmanship, P. CrAETZ,AN, TAILOR AND OUTFITTER KOROIT. Mr. H. L. Hobday, of Port Fairy and Koroit, has pleasure in announcing that he has made arrangements to personally visit Koroit every Tuesday and Thursday, and may be consulted at his surgery ad joining Hannabury's cycle depot, Com mercial Road.-Advt. KIR.KSTiVI.Xi COACH FACTORY. Successors to Mr. W. H. Thomas) coaGMMilders & wheelwrights. Vehicles Built to Order, Re paired, Painted & Trimmed. Vehicles left tor Repair Covered by losurance. HOUSES CAREFULLY AND NEATLY SHOD, IMPLEMENTS THOROUGHLY RE PAIRED. MOTOR CARS RENOVATED All Work done under the Personal Supervisi...
THE WAR. [Newspaper Article] — Koroit Sentinel and Tower Hill Advocate — 20 March 1915
THE WAR. British activity in Northern France is believed to be part of an important driv ing movement against the enemy. In the Champagne country the French have secured possession after many weeks of an eminence which will facilitate their operations in the famous Argonne ridge country. The German losses at Ncuve Chapelle must have exceeded early estimates. No fewer than 5000- prisoners have arrived at Southampton. The third Australian Contingent has ar rived in Egypt after an uneventful voyage. In the British reply to America's Note, Sir Edward Grey shows no intention of departing from the resolve of the Allies to blockade Germany. The Allied fleets are reported to be using I-emnos, a Greek island in the /Egean Sea, 40 miles south-west of the Dardanelles, as a base.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Koroit Sentinel and Tower Hill Advocate — 20 March 1915
Soroit Weekly Sale. (THURSDAY, MAROH 25, O' fiBIEN BR08. wil Sell by pobllo ^7, £notion 00 above date, when thoy will offer CATTLE. 6 primo COWB from Mount Taurus 6 choice Dairy COWB 10 fleshy Cows and Steers 16 young Cattlo in good condition SHEEP. 50 prime crossbred Ewes and Wetbeta do do Lambs 130 comeback 2-tootbsin fair condition PIGrf. HORBES. 8UNDRIE8. Jinker, in first class order Buyer for strong, well-grown STORES in attendance Warrnambool Corporation Vards. WEDNESDAY, MARCH 24. OlDRIEN BROS, will 8all by Public ?MJ Auction, at the Corporation Yards, on tho above date the following CATTLE: 12 Primo Cattle from Penshurst 4 do Cows from Yangery 3 Choico Dairy Cows, guaranteed SHEEP. 40 Prime Crotsbred Ewes and Wetheri 25 Prime Lambs HORSES SUNDRIES. TUESDAY. MARCH 23. FAT & STORE PIGS. SOUTBSBN CBOSS. MONDAY, 29th MARCH J CLEARING SALE OF DAIRY HERD, ETC. 07 L> RIEN^BROS. and A. MACBAR -O LANE & Co., (Agenta in con junction), have been instructed by Messrs....