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News in Brief. [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 7 May 1914
News in Brief. The London "Timos" says that Ma dame Melba s appearance at the Albert Hall last Saturday afternoon attracted a largo audience. Her many admirers who cannot get to opera have few oppor tunities of eujoying her art. Sihe san " Ave Maria." and was in good voice. Shortly after mlidnight on Saturday a tire oc¢urred in the Newton Motor i arligC, liylis street, \Vagga ( N.S.W.). Oa Iihe arrival of the brigade. the Ibuild ing was burning fiurcely. The IlNmes:: spread to the back of Crulte' wile shop, which was alsoa sritnely duamaged. The fire in the garage was extinguished, but not before four cars had beetl bllrtt. Mr Saunders estimates his loss roughly at £1800. USED IT IN INI)IA. "During 13 years I lived In ludla I used aothling but Cthaurborlain'soouglt Remedy for coughs, colds, bronteitis ard sore tlhroats," says Mr. Arobiballd C. Mlacaffer. care of Roberts & Sees, Engineers, Ben. digo, Vic. "I have given it with great success to hundreds of natives, both Hindu ...
Leg Poisoned and Ulcerated. Hospital Operation of No Avail. Zam-Buk's Healing Ends 29 Years' Disablement. [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 7 May 1914
Leg Poisoned and Ulcer ated. Hospital Operation of No Avail, Zusn-Buk's Healing Enldse 29 Years' Disablement. Badly crippled by poisoned ul cers on her legs, Mrs E. Rohan, of 5 Maclaggan Street, Dunedin,: F.Z., was threatened with porna nent lameness until she got Zom Buk, to draw out the corruption and perfectly heal the limb. "Fearful log ulcers," said Mrs Roban, "caused me 29 years of pain and suffering. The' trouble in.the first instance resulted front a kick, but blood poison, which afterwards set in, really started: my long life of misery. "The burning pain and irrita tion set up by the sores was aw ful, and it gave me no rest, either day or night. "I attended the Hospital for seven months altogether and un derwent two operations. But the treatment made my legs even worse, and the crippling ulcers spread round the ankle:; When hospital doctors had failed,, ilbe gan to try all sorts of ointments ; and remedies that were i-com mended but they were quite use less. "At length I go...
New Display of Photography Richards & Co., Ballarat. [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 7 May 1914
New Display of Photography Richards & Co., Baillarat. The display by Richards and Co., the well.known photographers of lBallarat, which was recently opened, will, no doubt be conceded by popular opinion quite up to, if not surpassing, all Irc vious efforts made by the firm. The spacious window has been altered, and now allows of each picture being dis played to better advau?tage. The priu eipal subjects are all shown in colors, the art of which lies in the delicate aud refined enhancement of the artist-photo grapher's work. The life-size head study of a charming little boy will be sure to command thle admiration of all who view it. The surls and happy smiling face are life-like. A full-lesngth draped study of a young girl in classical costume is also very line; the toxture of the drapery and the lace veil being most realistic. This, together with the bkil ful posing and the excellent effect of the worked.in background, makes up a de. lightful picture. Another large study of ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 7 May 1914
PH(ENIX ASSURANCE GO. LTD. ESTD. 1782. WORKEES' COMPENSATION. FIRE. ACCOIDENT. LOSSES PAID EXCEED £90,000o,oo. La . by USH FIRES snd by LIGHTNING mre made good by thls Company. AGENTS WANTED. vrtu! 461 To 471 BOURKE ST., OMi: C MELBOURNE. DALCETY A CO LTD., AGENTS. Not Clear. At a trial In an Australian court when the witness in the box was be ing subjected to a merciless cross-ex s;amination, in answering one question ? the witness nodded. Whereupon the court stenographer, who was working at high speed to get it all and could not see the witness, at once demand ed: Answer that question," to which the witness replied: "I: did. answer it; I nodded my b:ehead." :, The stenographer, without a mon Lment's hesitation, retaliated with, ?Well, I heard It rattle, but could not. tell whether it was up and down or from side to side." POULTRY FOR EXPORT. All Classes wanted. We buy by live weight. Crates lent. No Commission or Cartage Charged. Chickens & Ducklings, 6d lb. Old Fowls from...
LATEST NEWS. Melbourne, This Day. [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 7 May 1914
liJ:AýYEST NEWS. `: 1 WItE.] Melbourne, This Day. 1'the In merial liritne Minister, Mr :Aiqitith, stated in the louse of Conm mons, that he was taking steps which might lead to a settlement of the Ulster probleni, The Nnationalist Bill should h passed by the House of Lords before negotiatidns begin. It is understood that Mr Redmond favors federalism, but iMr Devlin, his First Lieutenant, does not. An explosio o n on the British steamer Columbia. 8,2112 tons, bound fromi Ant werp to New York, eauised the vessel to lhe destroyed by lire. Th' crew took to the boats and were all resensed with the exception of sorese .utea oi one of the boats which is missing. and for which search is being miade. Efforts to iring the warring faeionli in Mexictoto agree to ani armistice dunr ing mediation hIre failed. The Coasti tutionalists declare that they are ready to face two enemies, external and inter nal. The mediators intend malking o further attempt to have constiustiuonalists represented at the...
Business Brisk. [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 7 May 1914
S Business Brisk. "I'ml half inclined to put the single shutter. up," remarked a business man in a country town of a neighboring State the other day. "What for?" asked the man to whom the remark was made. "Oh, well, because some one will come along asking, 'Who's dead,' and I'll answer 'Business," That is not, of course, the state of affairs with us in Casterton, where business generally is brisk just now, and tailors and dress makers are working night and day to complete suits and cos tumes in which the wearers will give tone and grace to the as semblage at the Casterton Race course on Wednesday and Thurs day, May 20 and 21, when the Autumn meeting of the Caster ton Racing Club will be held.
Shooting on Sunday. [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 7 May 1914
Shooting on Sunday. At the Court of Petty Sessions this morning. before lMessrs A. ,. Smith and J. W. . Mirrell, .Ps.P.. Clement Grin haln, -aged nearly 18 years, was pre seaited on three charges, one of having ssannulled a boy nained sPereival Beaton, the second of having damaged Benton's clothing, anRd a third of shooting on a Slndny. iThe evidence of Pereival Beaton, re siding with his parents at the Bridge Ind, was that on Sunday, April 26, witiess and another boy, .Tohn Gaskin, were digging ouIta rabbit burrow in Mr. Grcenbnam's paddock on the Coleraine road, when Grinham and another youth, Heary Anderson (who is under 17 years of age) came to them, and Grinhanm told them to get out of the paddock. Gas kil's dog chased a rabbil, and Grinham fired three shots at the dog, which was then about three chains away, and also fired three shots into witness' coat (pro dunced) that was then-lying on the ground, he and Gaskin hirsing taken oti their coats while digging at. tie burrow. Gri...
A.N.A. [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 7 May 1914
A.N.A. At fortnightly meeting of the Custerton branch on Tuesday night, the President (Mr F. Martin) in the chair, letter was received from Mr G. E. Wollas ton acknowledging valedictory resolution forwarded him, and asking clearance to Kyneton branch, which was granted. The following nominations were received for election of officers to be held next meeting:- President, Mr H. E. Fell; Vice President, Mr J. Seymour; Treas urer, Mr A. McDonald ; Secretary, Mr H. S. MecBean ; Assistant Sec retary, Mr J. McIntyre; Press Correspondent, Mr J. McIntyre; Committee, Messrs LU. Edrich, W. P. Little, and C. W. S. Paramor; Auditors, Messrs H. Allen, and J. Dorward. As there are five seats on the Committee, for which only three nominations were received, nominations for two seats will be received at next meeting. Accounts to the amount of £4/16/8 were passed for payment. Mr W. P. Little, delegate to the Conference at Wangaratta, sub mitted report of the proceedings, expressing great pleasure at ...
Handicapped. [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 7 May 1914
Handicapped. Saxo, the American poet, was once taking i tri) on a steamer, when .ho fell In wiith a lovely young lady .to whom he Inado lilmself very agree able. - Of course, he mado an impres sion upon the dainsel, who sadi's at pnrtlig-"Good-bye, Mr. Saxe. .1foar you will soon be forgetting rde."' "Well, my dear young lady," sald the inveterate punster, "If I was not a married man already, you may rest -*c-.d?, Ml '. r.-n11in, va." I
Senate Elections. The Selection Ballot. [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 7 May 1914
Seniate Elections. The Selection litllot. Countling tlhe ioes cast is the ballot for selection of Liberal eandlidtesl for the Senate is in progress, but it is not expected that the work will be cotm. pleted by the end of this week. The rootst is being lllthl by it ssb-.colnlit lee whliiti includes thoe three Presidents of the associnted organisations :- -?r If. BIrookes (People's Liboral Party), Mir T. Siaibell ('eolle's Party), nio Mrs Ifughes (Australian Women's National Lenll,;o. with ir lfoli West ais Srare. tiry. Votes east in favor of \MI (lnsger n illlb I.1 cIo.Isd, itsno fiormal notlic of this candidatle' witlitrnasoil hlos Ibeen sent to the Confereuie in charge of the ballot arrangenlents, butl, it is lossible Iltht lle so"commlilttee may snbseqeontly stubnlit to thll Conferenlce question of hoe valility or invalidity of Mr M?llinger's candidature for selection, in icew of his anolln ocellell t of retiremlent Itlle throulh the press, and individllilly to Ihe President of ea...
St. Patrick's Day Races. [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 7 May 1914
St. Patrick's Day Races. A meeting of Committee of the St. Patrick's Day Picnic Race Club was held at Grant's Albion Hotel on Monday night, the Rev. Father Lowham in the chair. The Hon. Secretary, Mr C. V. Hardy, submitted balance-sheet of the meeting hoeld at the Case torton Racecourse on Wednes day, March 18, which showed : Receipts, £228 8s; Expenditure, £87 18s 10d. Cr. Balance, £140 is 2 d. The balance-sheet was ad opted, and the chairman and other speakers commented in terms of appreciation on the satisfactory financial result ac hieved. Votes of thanks were accorded to the honorary officers (with special mention of Mr C. V. Hardy upon whom fell the onerous work attaching to secre tarial duties); to members of the Casterton Racing Club for their cordial cooperation, and to the ladies, who had on this ocansion, yet again, been of invaluable as sistance in providing and dis pensing afternoon tea to the in crease of profits of the meeting. SWoods' Great Pppermint Cure, For Coughs...
A Sydney Sensation. [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 7 May 1914
JA Sydney ýensation. The house of Mr Joseph Batten in the Darlinghuirst suburb of Sydney was the scene of a sensational case of robbery under arms lsorlly after midnight on Monday. About 20 male guests of a party who had been entertained by Mri and M.rs Rlatten during the evening were playing cards, when four masked men camen into the room; and. each a pre senting a revolver, hailed up the whole of the players and stripped them of all the money and other valuables that couldl he laid hands on. The gang ob tained in the aggregate about £100 in cash, and watches, jewellery, etc., to the "value of about £200, One of thie play era managed to drop on to thie floor lire £10 notes, and pushing a chair over them escaped the notice of the robbers. Another saved a few notes of lesser value by stuTfing them into his mouth, but otherwise thie card players wfro all stripped bare of their valuables. The intruders then made their escape--by a back door, and entering. a couple of motor ears were so...
Train Arrangements. [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 7 May 1914
Train A?tranqements. Train Iraves Castrlton 8.35 n.m., Band iord .1.9, lllnty .12. Mhrino 9.40, OGase lln 10I).12, Minkita 10.25, Branxholme il.15, arrive.s Ifa ilton 11 50. Mnda Chnnr-lay, and frai. I ..,ait-, r. a pL., IJranx ,hnt 0, Mliakito 6.13, Gra.,,daol 030, M1er,no t.2, Ilenty 7.10, Sandford 7.25, arrives Cnaterton 7.45 . Tuesday and Friday. Leaven Ilamilton 6.5, Branxholme 7.15, di?akito 7.28, GOraadale 7.40, Merino 8.10, flonty 8.25, Sandford 8.45, arrives Canter Con 0. Thursday, Leaven llatOilton 10.17 a.m.. Brun_ ,olme 11.25. Gresodale 11,53, Merino 2.17 p.m., flenty J2.29. Sandford- 12.47, .crieoa LGatlerton 12.55. Leavos iastorton 5.10, Sandford 3.241 lIntv 3.42, Merlno 4.2. Gransdale 4.30; ,rrlv. I)rnniholme 4.55, arrlves Hrmill 0n'lO8 p.nm,
Serious Question. [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 7 May 1914
Serious Question. "Where are you going?" "To the Department of Agrlcul ture," replied the city man who had bought a farm. "I want them to set tile a dispute between my wife and me about the beat way to milk a cow. I think it would be sumelent to tie pil lowe round the cow's feet, but my wife insists that the only practical way is to give the cow chloroform." Serene Confidence. "I suppose." said the employer, "you think you could teach me to run my own business." "Probably," replied young Mr. Freshwell. "But it would take time."
Dergholm Stock Sales. [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 7 May 1914
I)ergholm Stock Sales. Messrs P. Learmsothl nod Coy. repoit. Ilaving held their usual sale at )Dergholtn on Tuesday last, 5th: ist., whlien they yarded 3,800 slleep asndt t l e4olf ad of cattle. :Tho yardingb enttloe ws moilch under number advertised, on ?colaunt of one lino of 85 2and' 2d ear-old steers and heiforas havisig been .sold dayo" p -' vioti to sale. Theroe wasa a splentlid .t tendance of- local. alid odiitsideo hisyers, and a alstoek'met swiths list rateilompeli tion. They sold':2.,140 lsheep .and 14. head of cattle. Sales' inucluiedi--550 Ii and 8 tooth merino wethers, lae shlor;ri in goad average store 'coiditionl, good frames, 14ts; 500 2 tooth merinoso, oil mark, mixed sexes, rather asmall, buht nice quality, 12s ; 400 2 toothrcrossbred: wethers, one mark, early hand shiorn` lice even line, 16s 4d: .300 4 'iad :5 year.old merino wethcer, good' franese ind condition, a little uneveni-12s 7d: 283: crossbred weanersi, -,is y ill` grown, and fair condition, 13 lOkI; d 13...
Stock Production. Value to Australian Farmers [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 7 May 1914
~ok: Production: toAustralian Farmers S-MrA:S. Rodgers, M.P., in the ais of his address, parts of ,pb'ih have already been quoted "Handsard" in this paper, * with the question of raising (ok (cattle, sheep and horses) as -Intimately associated with, ot only increase of the national V'iealth of Australia, but also with e settlement of the Northern j4eritory, and the matter of Aus tratlan defence. - .. Cattle and Sheep. SOURCES OF NATIONAL WEIALrH Mr Rodgers, continuing his speech, said:-At present Austra 1:I rahks practically second amongst the nations of the world In the export of their surplus stock, the Argentine leading the =way. The States, for the Imost part, have in their closer settle -meat propositions pinned their faith to the wheat-growing areas, .fruit-growing. and market garden .ng. The most valuable adjunct to farming in this country to-day is stock raising. -MrSharpe.--Haveyou any sug geation for increasing the number pf our stock ? MR RODGERS.-I have, and will give it...
CLEVER BUSINESS MEN. [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 7 May 1914
CLEVER BUSINESS MEN. The ability to seize an opportunity Is a valuable, nay indispensable, busl ness as-et as the following incidents go a long way to prove. An aeronaut and his son met with an accident near Rouen some years ago; through the car of their balloon having broken away, father and son were thrown downwards, but the son had been caught when falling in a hook which pierced his coant. He was carried this way for some miles, ultimately coming to the ground In safety. His coat was pur. chased by the makers and hung in their show windows, with a full de scription of how it saved the wear er's life. And as a fitting reward for tlielr enterprise their sales actually doubled. A Welsh miller lost a sovereign in a bin of flour, and after spending ninny unavailing ,hours In search of it told a friend of his misfortune. "Perhaps it will turn up in one of the sacks," suggested the friend, whereupon tile miller was seized with a brilliant idea. ile advertised in the local papers, offer...
A WOOD THAT NEVER ROTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 7 May 1914
A WOOD THAT NEVER RO'TS. Engineers have often to deplore the rotting of railway sleepers, of piles, -and of wood used to support galler ies, In the building of ships, etc. En glneers, chemists, physicists, blolo gists, doctors, who, for the construc tion of diverse apparatus may require a wood possessing a maximum resist once to the causes of destruction, par ticularly humidity, are Interested in this important question of the un putrescibility of wood. The ideal would be to llnd a wood of a charac ter susceptible of resisting putrefac tion naturally. Now it appears from recent researches that the wood of the mangrove tree may be considered as absolutely unputresclble. Numer ous sample of mangrove wood (Rhizo. phora racenlosa) sent from French Guinea were, in 1909, placed at Col longes (Cote d'Or) in a soaking pit in the depot of sleepers of the Paris Lyons-Mlediterranean Railway Com pany. The samples were surrounded with all the elements susceptible of producing the decomposition a...
Tit for Tat. [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 7 May 1914
Tit for- Tat. A well-known comedian has nit in exhnustible stock of good stories. One of the best concerns a visit to a Scot tish town. The prices had been put up a little, and it man explained to a friend that he had gone to the theatre with his wife, Intending to go to the pit, and had found that oighteenponce was being charged instead of a shll lng. "'Of course you didn't go in?" re marked the friend. "Oh, yes, I went in, but I paid them out for their greed. I sent my wife home, so they lost sixpence by it." After a few years of matrimony a man's originality appears to be all concentrated on the thought of some ling noew to have for dinner. No mann ever achieved great success unless he was supplemented by the right kind of subordinate.