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MINING ITEMS. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 18 April 1914
MINING ITEMVS, A bahnce of £326 marked tht reooeipt and expenditure of the St, Arnaud North Co., for Ilho half year ended1 2? h Vlbhruary last, Calle received acoounted for £14119, Battery and power costa were £318, and mine wagos £642, The working aocount honwcd a bal. auoc of £827. Assete totalled £7336. Ore crushed during the half your amontoed to 330 tons, for a yieldi of 128 (z 4 dwr., of sinuited gold, being a i average of 7.325 dwt, per ton, Silinc the mInie wa\ reopened in Jnne, 1)11, 965 tone of ore have yielded 360 oz,, averaging 7.46 dlwt, per ton. The aveorae prieo realised for the gold weon wils £4/1/6 per rz. A 10.inoh winding winch was erected on the main shaft, Thie sl?it re, paired( and unlwaturod to it deptih of .123 feet, the south 100 feet level repa:ir1d and cleared up to a diestanc along its oourco of 415 feet, A who i?of 6i fot wan uOlniucltd at this point on a lode averaging over 6 foot wide, St, Ainaud North (.M. , Co,, Apiil 17, Pusihing on with all possibl...
How to Recognise Him. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 18 April 1914
How to Recognise Him. Such a reputation as that of the late Sir Bartle Frere is well wortb having, An English exchange tells tils story of him, Once when his wife had to meet him at thq railway station, slhe took with her a sorvant ?who had never seen her master. "You must go and look for Sit Bartle," she ordered. "But," answered the nonplussed aorvant, "how shall I know him'?" "Oh," said Lady Frore, "look for a call gentleman helping somebody," The description was sufnicient for the quick-witted man, lHe went and found Sir Bartlo IFrere helping an old lady out of a railway carriage, and knew him at once *P khe description,
GRAND CONCERT. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 18 April 1914
GRAND OONCERT, The splendid programme arraugid for the grand concert at the Town Hall in the evening attrncted a very large audience, the building being crowded, The committer appointed to wake the necessary arrangements to aFcure first clase metropolitan par, formere carried out their datles admirn ably, this pleasing result being largely due to MAr, A, G, Davis o who as practically given a free hand in the matter. The other mrmbers of the committee were Mears W\V, Thai, J. A. T, Moran, A. O. King, L, U. M'Kechnie, . M'Glashlle , and 0, M'Phee, Several of the artiste were not unknown to the audieeur, v'z, Miss Elva Rogers, Mr, Jack B:11, Mr John Amidio, and Mr, A 0, Dirtloman, The last named has paid several visilt to St, Arnaud, having firet appeared iu the Town Hill under the usme of Mr. A. C. Bottoms as far back as 16 years ago, In regard to the other per, form?'ea, Miss Minnie Paton, Misl May Gritil he, and MAr, J. Lochbead, they worn each new to the locl concert platform. The ...
CORRESPONDENCE. [By the insertion of correspondence in this jourlnal it must not be understood that we identify ourselves with the opinions expressed- E.d. M.] WATER. (To the Editor of the Mercury.) [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 18 April 1914
0ORRESPONDENOE, y11 the in!ertlon or corrospondonca In thil jour. 14 it 1 111s lnot be understood that we Identify ourtlNIs ethm the opinions oxprssood-E,d, M,] WATER, (To the Editor of theo MIrncutY.) Sir,-In your Issue of Wednesday last, in hhe report of the Water Trust meeting held on the 9 h Inst., the following ppears :-" The Chairman sald Oommls. alonert were aware of the reasons under whlch the Trast was beaten In oonnectlon with the recent proseooutlon against the Croquot Club-that the lonb was not a ratepeyr,." I havo no desire to enter Into a oontroversy, but I feel sure that the Chairman cannot be aware of the true faoto, First, It is Incorroot to say that the Trust was " beaten" in Its prosecution of the Croquet Club, as the Oroquot Club "~ not proseouted, but Mrs. Davison In her private capaolty. Second, the oneo was withdrawn because the Trust did not Supply Mrs. Davison wlih water. There sM no question as to whether the rclqet Club was supplied with water, since the c...
BUSINESS COURTSHIP. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 18 April 1914
BUSINESS COURTSHIP, An amusing case was once decided in a Frankfort police court, It alp pears that a cook, no longer quite young, was courted by a tailor some. what younger than she, On Sun days, and occasionally during the week, the gallant lover was in the habit of taking his lady for extended promenades and visits to restaurants, where the latter always paid the ex penses. She also provided him re. gularly with his supper. Presently, however, the awful truth I was brought home to the cook that she was not the only friend on whom the man of the scissors and the need lc lavished his affections. Nothing loth, she went to the nearest police court, suing the faithless one for all the expenses of the clandestine meals provided by her, and all the money spent when "walking out" with hh?nm The tailor however was once galI i1l L uO IIIUIL IU r net. IIILmut(I o0 ?ppearing before the tribunal as a repentant sinner, he came nto court with a long bill in his hand, on which was an account of ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 18 April 1914
Ri F:NJ)a , N I! 1'M TO IllS Vol, 601110I tillia I\A lee it u i geal~ton caused by d ieordorLod livf'r 11d ItýLnicI'' a Myn 1i . (;, MT, IIThrvy, (lypsuml ýtl 1t, iý'.l eii Clwlu, I 1(111, ýn Tho eolu ulrihr: n rYli ) wI ýhaulberlnill' ý 'l' lhlei andnl 1 oiiUsill~F I llrn Con) 1 I ((i nt 11011 ill illy Shop ni1 reeohnlnonill thous to 101 f 5' C IH1ton1CrH; 1I4 NO 1 oa j or ap!'lt too highly no (l'Itin. ker e, , yol C by a11 0tf0e IIEALIBA S'TOCK SALE, Moere, Tho6, EMorrow and Co. roport having held their monthly elock .aleo at Bealiba on Tuesday last, when they ytrded 503 elore sheep, 47 fit do., and 7 head cattleo, The attendance was emall and bid. ding at auotion was dull owing to theo oon tinuod dry weather, We omld the bulk of the yarding at the following quotations : 5 and 0 yr.old merino owes, rather thin and in lamb to Linicoln rams, 1011; and do, do,, 7/3: fat merino wethers, 18l9; 12 months old steoer and h?ifero, 23/; voealeor, 40,/ We sold for the following vendtore ;- i...
Meeting the Difficulty. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 18 April 1914
Meeting the Difficulty. A good story is told of a worthy Quaker who lived in a country town. The friend was rich and bolnevolent, and his means were put in frequent requisition for purposes of local char ity or usefulness. The townapople wanted to rebuild their parish church and a committee was appointed to raise funds. It was agreed that the Quaker could not be asked to sub scribe towards an object so contrary to his principles; but then, on the other hand, so true a friend to the town might take it amiss if he were not at least consulted on It matter of such general interest. So one of thoir number went and explained to him their project the old church was to be removed, and such and such stops taken towards the construction cf a now one, "Theo wast right," said the Quak, or, "in supposing that mly principles would not allow meo to assist in buill ing a church. But dilst thee not say something about pulling down a church? Theo mayst lint moy name down for a hundred pounds to pull ...
FIRE. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 18 April 1914
FIRE. Another dlesatrous fire occurred In the town on Wednoesday night, when the reel. donoe of Mr, Thomas Rothwell In Alma. otreet, and a two'roomtod tenoment adjoin. lug, also owned by Mr, Rlothwoll, were destroyed. The outbreak took plaoo at abont 8 o'clook but Its origin is not known, as the Inlmate were temporarily absout, attendlngl the concert In the Town HaIll. Mr, and Mrsa, Rothowell and some rolaticea had left the house shortly after 7 o'clock in the oven' lug, ?oerythlug at that time bolng appar. ently safe, The building was of weathler. board, and it was one of the landmarks of the town, being for many years known as larll's boarding houso, When the flames broke through the building, a largo tree iimmediately in front took llght, and the tlames at onoo shot up to tile top, ousing brilliant Illumination which rtelected over the roeater part of Ithe town. There was no water available for a conslderable period, and in the meanotlew the liremen directod their attention to th...
COMMERCIAL. MERCURY Office, Friday evening. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 18 April 1914
OOMMEflOIAL, IlimURY Olihi, Friday ovening, WIOLUSALB, M TAIL, Flour, £8/171 or,101b u ObQ(?, £3 (Thaft, 4/ 'Fresh Butter, delrv,1 Fresh buttbr, 1/ 10,1] F; otory, 112 Fotoerv, 1/4 Eggs, 1/1 14., 11/S Baoon, 1/1 Baoon, 1/2 Cheese, Rd Oliaeeo, lOd IPollard, £5 per ton Pollard, 1/3 Brso, £5 per tou l3rau, 1/3 Potatoes, 61 Potatoes, 2/ por qr
Drew Too Well. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 18 April 1914
Drew Too Well, A small crowd congregated in a suburban street, the object of attrac tion being a cabman with a jibbing horse, "Won't it draw, guv'nor?" il. quired an old dandy with an eyeglass, who stood in the centre of the crowd, "Draw!" replied the cabman, who appeared to be somewhat irritated 'by the remark of every blessed fool in the neighborhood!"
ST ARNAUD PRODUCE MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 18 April 1914
3T ARNAU I' PRODUCE M ARK IHJ, IT, `'l, ECd fwrde reporte ; -" Wheel, 3/5 to 3/67 In grain shed. OPt;, 1/7 to 1/9; Pelts, 4d to 5d per lb Imb-, to Od per lb ,; rabbiF, Od ; hides, 414 to 6:,
CALEDONIAN SOCIETY. ANNUAL SPORTS. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 18 April 1914
OALEDONIAN 8OOIETY. --r-4-*-~-· ANNUAL SPORTt., OFricnis,-CUhief-W, J Lonlgheed, esl, Past Chlefe-Mosla?re, 0, M'Olaahan, J, P., J. M'Lonouu, J.P., W, M'lonuld, A., Ritohle, J,P., J. A, T1. Moran, and W. Thain, ChlefItinse-Monses L. M'Leau, IR Campbell, and A, J, Mackay. Judgo Plipng and Danoung.-Mr. P. 1D tuart Judg~e Pldestrian Eventau- Mucare J, A, T. Moran, I. Stewart, , Davies, and W, Thaio, Starter--Mr, L, (. M'Kehniou, Referoe -- ev, Father Doyle, Jiadg 8oottias Evonts - Mr. Duouan Caneron, Judges Horea Events-Moasra D. Rosu, J, A. T, Moran, 0, Brown, D, M'Ivor, arnd P. O'ShanuaeyV, Judges Wood Ch?p .-Mlesrs II, T. Edwards, A. IlRllhie, R, Scott, P. Dlugan, and M. Curtain, Judgie 'rug.ofWar-Rev, Father O'Rourke, anl Mesasr W, Thain, J. Duggan, P. I)uggau, A, Ilitehle, and 11, Soott, Stowards Athletic Eveuts-MeNslorE C. AMColahn, 0, Cookburn, J, lHony, E, Filtharll, (, M'Gowan, l)anoing and Piplng--NMeasn J, Duggan, J. Bsyce, M. M'Kinuou, A. M'D)onald, and J, Mh'lvar, lioreo, ...
Naming the Baby. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 18 April 1914
Naming the Baby. Phey talked of Medora, Aurora and Flora, Of Mabel and Marcia, and Mildred ,and May; Debated the question of Helen, Hon, ora, Clarlssa, Camilla, and Phyllis and Fay, 'hcv thought of Marcolla, Estella, and Belal, Considered Cecllia, Joannetto, and Pallln; Alieia, Adela, Annette, Arabella, And Ethel and Eunlee, Hortense and Irene, One liked Theodora, another Loonora, Some argued for Edith, and som0 for Elaine, For Madeline, Adeline, Lily, and Laura; And then, after all, they deeided on Jane. _I II ,,, i i They were tslopendlng aI week in Lo - don on their bridal tour, and were out ono day looldung at tlheo Monument, "Thero is nothing so hi?h in this city as this, Is there, love?" she ask ed, with hridheliho confidence., "Yes, darll lg,' he replied; "there hl," "Why, love, I diln't lnow it. \VlWhat is It? ''alio meo to see it, won't you?" "Yes, darling, Jt Ila the prica of board and lodgtllng, and you may seo it when I get the bill." 'What,'" said the vish or to the vie...
STUART MILL SPORTS. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 18 April 1914
STUART MILL SPORTS. The followhin are the handieapa for the Shrelield and 220 Yards IHandloap, in eon. nuction with the above eporta on the 22nd nlut,: 180 220 yds, ydu, J, Williame ,,, 2 8 E \Vatsuon ...,,, 5 9 P. Maquiroe.. ... 7 11 W, Bloknell ,,, 8 14 F. Jenkins,,... ,,, 8 13 O. Bbby ..,... 8 15 J, MarchmonB ,,, 10 20 G. A. Emoeron ,,, 12 18 J. W. Sutton ,,, 12 18 A, Strooter,,, ,,, 18 22 A, Erwin ...,,,.. 14 20 A, Evauu ... ... 18 27 It, Bioknell.., ... 16 27 J. B, Ball ... ... 16 27 W Allen ,,..,,,, 16 27 A. M'O4ilum ,,, 17 2° b', Dioknell, held over. W, SVLiu, I tandi l, S?ErUa1'1tmln,,,? ) OalpPrs.,
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 18 April 1914
ASSURANCE CO. LTD. ESTD. 1782. WORKERS' COMiPENSATION, FIRE, AOOIDENT, LOSSES PAID EXCEED ",901000,000, Lotsom by 1USt FtIlES mnd by L|IOITIIINO lrfo made good by thl9 Company. AGENTS WANTED, vIoToR?An 461 To 471 1ril(E ST., OFFICE: MEU*L URNE, DALCETY & CO LT)., ACE-TMT. At a Caledonian banquet in London a Scotsman who had settled in the metropolis made a speech, in which Scotland and all things Scottish were so fu.somely praised that an English man who sat next him said, when he had finished: "If Scotland is all that you Scots. men say it is, why don't you stay there instead of coming here?" "Weel," answered the Scotsman, "Ah'll tell ye hoo it wls wi' ,me, When Ah wis in business in Fife Ah fand a' the fowk wis just as oliver as mesel', an' Ah cudua gar the twa en's meet. Sae All cam' awa' Sooth, an' sin' syne, man, Ah've been daein' tale weel," l a rA * ' & ?? Ar ea~~mra.rrmurrs~~ TO NEW3PAPER PROPRIETORS, SECOND-HAND TYPE CASES (in Good Order), Lower and Upper, D...
What Causes Seasickness? [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 18 April 1914
What Causes Seasickness? A medical scientist havuing observed that deoa mutes never sutfer from sea sickncss, the ilquiry was naturally sug. gostod-Why this immnunity? Afler varied and exhaustive experimentis, it was decided that the absence of son. 4lbillt.y in the auditory nerve was the occasion of the entire freedom of deaf mutes from seasickness, He says: "In deaf mutes, there Is absolute deafness, or very great reduction in hearing, dea ilendoent upon the destruction or seorl ons impairment of the function of the peripheral distribution or sound 1or ceptive elements of the auditory nerve, in which process the semi-circular can. als nre included, Both physiological experiment and pathological observae tion point to that part of the inner ear known as the semliclrcular canals as axerc!slug a controlling Influence over the maintenance of tile erect posture nd tihe sense of equillbrium, As those functions are frequently disturbed on shipboard by the rapidly changnlug mo tion of the...
The Influence of Hunger. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 18 April 1914
The Influence of Hunger. A romarkablo oxposition of the influ. ence of hunger on mental activity has Just been formulated by M. Lassignar, die, who disousses the mental condl. tions of a person deprived of nourish. ment wholly or partially. One of the writer's friends, Dr. Malre, who was among the victims of the shipwreck of the French ship .Ville de St, Niz. alre, gives a' luminous description of the delirium which he and his com, pan Ions suffered in consequence of hunger, The deductions to which Dr. Mairo's evidence leads all converge upon the mind; if the deprivation does not last too long, and if, especially, it is voluntary and habitual, the result is manifest activity of the mind, and particularly of the imagination. If the deprivation be protracted, a change in the character and deport. luent of the person takes place, which is expressed by a peculiar ex:.tabil. '.y, by extraordinary selfiahness, and oy cruelty even. At the same time un equivocal signs of mental derange. men...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 18 April 1914
VICTORIAN Producers' Co. Operative Co. Ltd. le?d Otlioe-4a5 Colliusnot,, Melbourue, Grain Shed-tWilllamstown. Wool, Hide, and Skin Stores. DAIRY PRODUOE, Stook Sales-Melbourno, iondigo, Sunt bupy and Nagunbie' Land, Eutate, and Innuranoo Agents. 8gs,,Manures, Oils, Twine, Gro. cenes, reH, &c. ENQUIRIES INVITED. ROYAL MAIL STEAMERS IXAVE MELBOURNE EVERY ALTERNATE \VEEK FOP, MARSEILLES & LONBO Calling at Adelaide, Fremantle, Colombo, Aden, Port Said, Gibraltar, Plymouth en route Vith p ni.aiokn to call at Brindisi FIRST and SECOND Saloon only Return Ticket to Europe available for Two Yearn RATES OF PASSAGE MONEY To FREMANTLE Single £7 10, to £9 10., Return £11110. to £14 5,. To COLOMBO Single £27 10, to £34 2s, Return £40 14., to £50 12I? To BOMBAY and CALCUTTA Sirsle £29 14., to £37 8. Return £44 to £56 2s. To MARSEILLES Siusle £39 12s. to £78 2,. Return £66 to £116 12s. O To LONDON Sinle £41 16., to £82 101. Return £69 6x, to £123 4x. Full particulra on application a...