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WHEN COVEY WAS CRABBED. [Newspaper Article] — Lancefield Mercury and West Bourke Agricultural Record — 19 June 1914
WHEN COVEY WAS CHA JBEO,, *'Tho fact IV anytet," says hit Covey, in a bnret o! ccofidojce, *i tfns born tired, sax' I don't eccra ibis to settlo down to tbls 'oro riDg-yer-n in the morning jxn' rlng-ycr-out *t nJgbt. "I bin dola* very well Bince I 8e5 you raound tb3 Northern cirkit witi a Show. Might -ha* bin doin' still, but the gaff wan blowed by 4 sot o' Tools. I was -one -o* tfowe yero wild mon, yer know., jestkaught on the coast of Afriky. 'Walk up, walk up V That was the patter d'yo fcfllcr me ? Lor':1 I know & by 'art. * Ho don't speak no lon» guage, gentlemen, known in tiieso parts. His food is carrion. Hla garmints is put on for decency, but Ik -goes nakid in the savij state. If I was allowed to tahc 'Is cloths* .off, you'd see be was tattooed (rum head to foot with bear 'unts and the signs o' * tho Zodiac. He was a Prince in 'is own country ; and we 'ad almost to exterminate his devo* tid followers with the Maiim go# afore we could git him aboard the man-o'-war. He...
NO MORE INDIGESTION. WONDERS ACHIEVED BY NEW PRODUCE. [Newspaper Article] — Lancefield Mercury and West Bourke Agricultural Record — 19 June 1914
NO MORE INDIGESTION. WONDERS ACHIEVED BY NEW FUODUCT. It seems reasonable to suppose tliut lu a whuit time there will be no moiu Indigestion or dyspepsia. Tile mil style "digestives" such as bi.smmli, pepsiiie, charcoal, soda, etc., whicii al'ter all are only temporary in their effects, are rapidly becoming discard ed ill favour of a simple antacid, known to chemists as "biauruted" according to available statistics, over ninety per cent, of nil stomach troubles are due to acidity. Hisurnteii n.agne.sia, with the result Unit physi cians are buhig called upon to treat fowet cases of stomach trouble than everbefore. Tills Is not so very sur prising wlicjl n N renienibered that, maguesia may l'eailiiy be obtained frou,any chemist ill u suinll coHt, anil lmlf a teaapoonfui tiiken in u lilt to wafer after meals will Immediately neutriiliso all harinful acids in the itomeeli, prevent lcrmentatlou, and I thus render the food easy of digestion.
Pattern of Lady's Dressing-Gound. [Newspaper Article] — Lancefield Mercury and West Bourke Agricultural Record — 19 June 1914
' Etrarylady'a Journal " P/tt .tern No. lfiS -cut In ine .diuirt Vand largo. Pattern of Lady's Dressing Gound. A good drctunng-gound ia always welcome. This dottign ls for pyr&ueao flannul. It re presents " Kveryluly'a Journal" Puttorn ; No. 1«3, cut ia three sizes-email, medium, and large. TbiH pattern may be bought fcr nine pcuco ifrom local pattern agent, or will bo sent. post frcq, -to uuy address if mim. ponce in etamps la aent to Dent. 44 A:" Kverylady's Journal," 37C titwuiiton Street, Melbi.uruc. State number of pattern and siza required. Jf a pt.nny sfjtmpis Kent to above address, a i8-paf»e catalogue will be Bent to any render who writes; u 8cnd frou .catalogue,"
THE DEAD SEA A HEALTH RESORT. [Newspaper Article] — Lancefield Mercury and West Bourke Agricultural Record — 19 June 1914
Til 13 DEAD SEA A HEALTH RESORT. Sir John Gruy Hill, a raleslino 'explorer, believes that the curntivo value .of the "waters of the l>eud .Sea will some day rtmke its shores a placo of resort in tho winter months for curative purposes. " 1 havo found tho use o( tho Dead Sea water most invigorating," ho soy#» "I get a supply at my house brought in old petroleum tins on donkey hack, and use it somowhat" diluted for my morning tub." ^ may be some Umo bofore tho inva lid tide sots that way, but tho other attractions of tho country nhould aid its popularity." "Does the baby talk yet 7" aako&lt;l a /riend of the family of tho little brother. "No," replied tho little brother, disguatodly. -"Ho don't neod to talk. All ho has to do is ydU and ho gets everything "in tho house Worth having'-' 1933.
Romsey Shire Council. [Newspaper Article] — Lancefield Mercury and West Bourke Agricultural Record — 19 June 1914
Romsey Shire Council. The adjourned meeting of the above was hold in the Shire Hall on Mon day morning last, there being present -Crs Brady (president), Stewart, Vin-' nicorabe, McDonald, Richardson, Dowling, Cook, and Robb. CORRESPONDENCE. From ~F. Johnston, Riddell, asking for permission to erect a verandah .in front of his shop.-Cr Richardson moved that .She-request be granted. :Scconded by Cr McDonald, and car ried. From Department of Public Works, elating that supply of wire netting has run out, but English netting can ibe obtained. - Received. ?From Infectious Diseases Hospital, rending account for £10 odd for treatment and care of a patient called Hilda Hurran. It was suited that the health officer inew nothing of this, the police knew nothing, and the councillors and secretary knew no thing. It seemed to be an old sore, and the secretary was inslrncted to write and ask for more particulars. From Messrs Winch and Barrow, re rates. -Decided .to take action to recover same. Fro...
Sporting. THE GUN. [Newspaper Article] — Lancefield Mercury and West Bourke Agricultural Record — 19 June 1914
Sporting. A vory encouraging stato of affairs was r&voaleil nt a meoting of tlio Lancefield Gun Club on Monday evening, when Mr J, Briatow (who shares with Mr P. Minoguo tlio honor and work of tho secretaryship) read a detailed statement of roecipts and expenditure from the club's incep tion- Roughly speaking, thu olub is £7 odd to the Rood. Ho was justi fied in remarking that for a olub just started iliey had done woll. Mem bers present gave genaiuo hear, hears. The DO*t slioor, Mr Briatow sug gested, would bo a club shoot. The two M«re Edwards and Stookdalo lied on the last shoot, for Mr Mur pby's trophy, and .would shoot off in the'first shoot of tbo n«xt meeting. It was a imisG-out Bweop lust time, but next, time if would bo a ti-bird shoot. On tho morion of Mr ilnspherson, seconded i)y Mr Tuiio, ,it was deoided tho next shoot bo on Saturday, July 18. Mr Briatow suggested that tho sboot be a first and second division swoop, and moved to that effect, Mr Minoguo suggested ...
Springfield. [Newspaper Article] — Lancefield Mercury and West Bourke Agricultural Record — 19 June 1914
Springfield. (FBOK OUR OORBESPOZJDEKT) On Saturday uipht la«^, when re turning from Ronisey., Mr and Mr«C. J, Muher met with nn necidont, When Hearing Daly's bridge -one of the «haft. clipfl broke, which oauaed *iihe buyjiy to Rwerve puddeoly injo thw gutter. Mr und Mrs Maher were brown heavily ou to the roadway and .jnih »eueivol a Nevere Kbakirm and nun) biuitfcri. Mi' .Maher wna ,coi. ined to bis bed for n few daye with njnr»»d ribs, while Mrs Maher wan .»rred t..> carry bur arm in a alii^ hr«>uyh injuries to the shoulder. Miftft Irfuup, who occupied the po«. ?st'ton of f>c«inf£ rui^trcfls in the local . nool fnr the lam- tive yearn, has been .ansferred to Keilor, where bhe took im bet* duties ut the beaummg of the mouth. P»ior to hia departure the "upils presented her with u hundnomv bag. Eighty-seven pointB of rain fell on donday and Tuesday. bine's aiu't &lt;5ivi I..I ri^h»t bv i/u'n ! . iiic . ff^itra loaf while others toil; otns !>!. Urn srot &lt;...
LANCEFIELD RAILWAY. MELBOURNE TO LANCEFIELD. [Newspaper Article] — Lancefield Mercury and West Bourke Agricultural Record — 19 June 1914
LANCEFIELD, RAILWAY. MELIIODKNB TO LANOBI'IBU). Molbonrno ,,, ,"dep, . 6.40 Lancofiold Junction arr. 8.14 dep. 8.55 Bolinda ,,/v ... § § Monegufcta ... ... § §' North Moncgotta §V: » ' § * ftorasey ,M ; 10.10 Lancofiold ... air. 10.25 ,' *- v.'p.a. Melbourne dep 5 42 Lancofiold Junction arr 7.10 dcp 7.18 Roineey,,, 82 Tu^ncefield ... . an* 8.15 On Saturdays, this train loaves Molbourno at 6.30 and roacheo Lanoo Gold at 93 p.m. IiAH0fc3iEW> TO MELBOURNE. A.M. Lancofiold... ... .... dep. 7.40 Elomsoy ... ... ...7.55 Lancofiold Junotion arr 8.24, dep 8.41 Melbourne,,, .,.9.45 PM. Lancefiold ... ... dep. 5.0 Rorosoy ... ,M ... 5,25 ; Lancofiold Juuotion art. 0.11 Molbonrno ,,, ...orr. 7.27 Distance from Lancofield to Molbonrno, 45| miles Height of Lancofiold abovo the sea lovel, 1561 foot, LANCEFIELD RAILWAY. Fares.-Lancofield lo Molbnurnc-(ordin ary fares)-let class : single 7B, return lis; 2nd: single 46. 8(1, roturn ,7B Gd. UoWay excumon. (arcs (return) : 1st class 8s I0d,2nd Ga l...
ROMSEY MONTHLY MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Lancefield Mercury and West Bourke Agricultural Record — 19 June 1914
IHOM6EX MONTHLY MAUKIiT. Messrs McPbail Bros, and Co. roport having held their usual monthly Bale as above on Monday l»i6t, 15th inst., when only a mod* erato supply--viz., 28o bead of cattle came to baud. An exceptionally.large attendance of buyers was present, representing looal and surrounding districts, Melbourne aud ex porters. Keen competition ruled trrough out, aud almost a total clcaraoco was effec ted at prices ruling in most instances we)l ahead of vendors' expectations Co we in milk, «£3 7«J Gd J hejft-rs, do to JB7 10*; Springing cows, to J68 15s,; springing heifers to £7 ; Backward cows, to £6 10s . do hoifera, tu £6; fat cowh, to 7«j 6.1; fat heifers, tx5 JM 16-; beefy cows, to £5 15s.; good Btores, to £% 15; lines of store bul locks, J&l 10*, £7 &», £5 4. and £5; steers, do, 87b 6rt 65s 6'Jd (J2s UOs 54s younger from 40$; poddies, tu 35s; heifers in lir;es 90b, 89c, 80rf, 77« 6 i, 75e, Cls, 60d,-5&n, 4Cs.; younger, to 4Gs , podd\\:*,.3Q3, Pigs ...
THE DISTRICT COURTS (1914). [Newspaper Article] — Lancefield Mercury and West Bourke Agricultural Record — 19 June 1914
THE DISTRICT COURTS (1011). I The Police Magistrate (Mr A, j Barlow) attends the following .courts on the days specified. | PETTY SESSIONS, . j Castlemaine-Every Friday, at 10 a.m | oxcopt fourth Friday in month. Kyneton-Every Tuesdays at 10 a.m,, oxcopt third Tuesday in month. 1 D&ylesford-E^ery Wort nesday, at 10 a.m. oxcept third Wednesday in the month. Maldon-First and third Mondays in .the month, at 11.30 a.m. Trontham--First and' third Thursdays in month, at 10.30 a.m. ^ i Woodend-Secoud and fourth Mondays in month at 3 p.m. Chewton--Fiist Friday in month at3p.ui.. Tarndalc-F?ret Ttmgduy iu nioalii at 8 p.m. Frverntown-Second Saturday in mouth at 10 a.m, .Muiiutibury-Second Tuesday in month at 2,*15 p.m. ISunbury--Fourth Friday in month at. 2 pm. i Btnckwood-Socond Thurada} in month at 10 a.m. GiBborne-Fourth Thursday in month at 10 a.m. Gleiiiyon-First Wednesday in month at 2 30 p.m., Lancefield-Third Wednesday in qiouth tfc U h.hi. . . : ' Uomsoy-Third W*uJnenday. in...
Markets. MELBOURNE GRAIN MARKET. Melbourne, Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — Lancefield Mercury and West Bourke Agricultural Record — 19 June 1914
.Markets. MELBOURNE GRAIN MAKB.KT. Melbourne. Tucdav. Tbe Gippsland and Northern Cooperative' Selliug (Jo. Ltd. report as .follows Wheat-This is firm at 3s lldforf.a.q mediuut 3a MM to.3« 10 ',i Ont6-'Milling, 2s 2d;j beat 2s ;ld; inodium, is *ld to 2s Barley--With the excoptiou of a.fcw-salee of choice: ibero nothing doing.io this line. Maize- Qtiot*ljou« for ..!&lt;» ore uotuiu fl: now. 3a 5d to3s 7d, according to quality,* but liisre id not muub demand, Potatoes-The warkrt was a good deal easier tD-daj, aslur^e feUpplies wer** avail able. Prime Carmena *eUiug at £4 !0i, and Bro>vnella from £3 to £3 IOJ. Cbnff-Prime oaten £3 -2a *6d to £3 5*; medium and iuferior lower. Ouictis-Prime large samples are worth ?£Q 10a, but pmall arc very bard, to clear.
LAW RELATING TO NEWSPAPERS. [Newspaper Article] — Lancefield Mercury and West Bourke Agricultural Record — 19 June 1914
LAW RELATING TO NEWSPAPERS. 1. Subscribers who do not give ex* press notic the contrary arot considered is wishing to Continue thoir subaerip* Won. 2. If subscribers order tha discont inuance of their periodicals, the publisher may continue to send them until Akueabs aro paid. 3. If subscribers refuse or neglocfc to take periodictvlH from the office to which thoy aro directed, thoy nre Rksi'Onswms until thoi havo sottl-jd thoir'bills, and orderod the the periodicals to be dis continued. 4. If ^ubsbribora remove to oihei placfcs without informing the publiaherff, and the papers are sent to their former direction, the subscribers are responsible, 5. The courts havo decided that ''refusing to take periodicals from the olfico or removing or leaving them un» called for is prima faoia evidence of in* tontionnl FRAUD. ,6. If subscribers pay in advance for a periodical, .they' aro bound to giv« NOTICE to the publisher, at the end of the time, that they do not wish to con tinue taking it, ot...
Springfield Shire Council. [Newspaper Article] — Lancefield Mercury and West Bourke Agricultural Record — 19 June 1914
Springfield Shire Council, Preppnt-Ccs Clement (president), ||ohn Lowdon, Goodman, McGregor McDonald, Stewart, MoHae, and Shanahan. I CORRESPONDENCE. i From C. H. Miistey, applying for I u mile of wire Betting,-Request complied with. From T* Quayle, drawing attention to bad fltftto of rond lending to Jiib property at B dinda.-Decided -that dayman offect repairs, Also atBolinda HilU From J. 0. King, applying for one aud a-half miles of wire netting. Granted, From Tom Bros., asking if the conncil bad any objection to them vo moving their boundory fence out to the guard fence at the ibridge bo low Cljnie.-.No objection, A letter was read from fcho Kit moro Shire Council, re the Slab Hut Croek, whioh was hold over .foriur*, ther inquiry, From Tom Bros., stating that some' money was due to them for gravol removed from thoir property by .Con* , tractor Staramors.-Inquiries to bo made. , ; From M. Hayes, drawing at tention to drain oear-his property on the J£ilmoro road.-Cr Jas. Lowden was...
POSTAL INFORMATION. [Newspaper Article] — Lancefield Mercury and West Bourke Agricultural Record — 19 June 1914
POSTAO INFORMATION. Mails are despatched from tho Poat Offico, Lancofield, as followsDaily Romsoy aud Melbourne (Sundaya excepted) -mail CIOSPB at 7 a.m. and at 4..SO p.,£ For lirau Flat, on Tuesdays aiid FridaTS clofea at 11.59, Itoohford, Newbarn, and Woodcmd, daily, jloace at 2.15 p m Kilinoro on Monday, Wednesday and Friday, and for Spriugflefd same days cloacs 2,UO p.m Tbo Lancofield Tost Office is closed dailv at 6 p.w. J Ou Saturday nighta the office opens for delivery ,of letters at 0.30 p.m. > on other nights at 8.30.
Romsey Potato Show. [Newspaper Article] — Lancefield Mercury and West Bourke Agricultural Record — 19 June 1914
Eomsey Potato Show. On .Wednesday, 10th !nst., the annual potato show of the Rom sey and West Bourke Agricul tural Society was held in the In stitute hall, being opened by Mr. R. L Argyle, -M.L.A. Despite all that has been said about a bad' season, the display was splendid, and did the growers and the dis trict credit. In class _A Messrs Cook Bros., seed growers, by winning it the second time, car ried ofl as first prize the coveted silver cup, while Mr A. McDonald Darraweitguim, was second, and, Mr R. Marriott, Meatone, .third.. The other 'prize winners were : Best colored -varieties - Messrs Cook Bros. J and 2. White var ieties-Mess Cook Bros. I ,- Mr J.: Stewart, Trafalgar, 2. Tubers, early varieties-Sheehan Bros. I ; Mr J. Sinclair, Cherokee, 2. Tu bers, late -variety-Mr A. McDon-; aid, Darraweitguim, i;; Messrs; Sheehan'Bros., 2. 'Largest collec-; tion of varieties-Mr John Ta.tes, Waubra, I ; Mr J. Stewart, 2. Any variety-Messrs Cook Bros., I and 2, Cooked potatoes-Mrs B. Cook,...
SHIRE INFORMATION. [Newspaper Article] — Lancefield Mercury and West Bourke Agricultural Record — 19 June 1914
SH1HE INFOBMATIOM; Laticcfield shire -Arcn, 88 sq. mile* Population of shire, 1202. Number of ^wolllngg, 202.. Jtomsey shire.-Area, 86 sq. miles, Popu* h.vion of shhe 1900. Number of dwellings, &lt;20. , '. Spriogfiiild BbitBT-Au'a, III sq. mil ~ foliation of shito, 106, Number" o£ dwelling, 114. ' ' - Pyfth'ng Khire-Area,.. 220. sq. .mile** Pop«Utioo of shite*. 1200.. .. Ntimbec dwellings, 380. v;' Nowhnm-\Yooclen3 phiri*.-.Areiy 100 q. ^..ilep. Populatnn,' 2100,' . Namb«c of dwolllugs .
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Lancefield Mercury and West Bourke Agricultural Record — 19 June 1914
London & Lancashire Fire Insurance Co. Ail kinda of PERSONAL ACCIDENT ted SICKNESS POLICIES Issued. Bo oat delay completing with tha aboro mdthy Ca/foraUon a Worlunan'a Zoaauucn Poioy Firo Insurance. JVrito£»r JJJrtwuUriiOtg, Insurance fj-mdenfc sperwoal Accidont business has nndor. Mno. remarkable cbangea during tho ;fa«t few year". 'Premiums have .been Reduced, -bonnflte iuereaeed, and now ,tob»me», inoluding Insurance against ?IIIdmim andiDiieaaes, indicate a great 'ed»aa«i on anything contemplated In tha Dally years of tha iimineaa. ijjMal agont-E. Oolilng, .!' Merour.y .' TSB ION DON DIRECTORY; (PublUhcd Annually) £oable* traders throughout" tho World to' commuoioate direct with English J MANU-FAGXCRKR6 AH'D 1>EA*LERS ?lo o$ah clftM of aoods. Beeidosbeinga com fpiet® cgmmeroial. guide ito -London and iUi. jnbufai the director; contains liota of ' EXPORT MERCHANTS the-Qoada thoy tfalp, .andttho.Colom .lod Foreign Ma*keU;theyi3upply; STEAMSHIP LINES wnuigod under tho P...
CLOSE SEASON FOR GAME. [Newspaper Article] — Lancefield Mercury and West Bourke Agricultural Record — 19 June 1914
CLOSE SEASON FOB GAME. . The Whole Tear.-Laughing jnokasn. orau, kangaroo (grey uurl red), lyre-birrtM, native benrH. wis, swallow?., jnopokfcB, platypun. rtc. From 14th day of Juno to.the 20th cloy of December in ench.yortr.*-Black swnn, wild :gocflo o all kitule. From. 1st day of August in each ypjir to tho Inst dp.y of February, .following.-Quail, .bjroQZQ'.wlDged or other wild jjigeong. FISH | From 1st day of,September to the 15th | day of December in cach year,-lilnck fish. Frojn Ipt dnyof May to tho 31*t.day August in each ymir.-English trout. . Fro.*n let July to 15th October iu each. yBflr--Murray.c«»U, perch, and hrenai.
RATES AND RECULAVIONS [Where the term "The Commonwealth" is used in connection with these rates and regulations it includes Papua. Lord Howe Island, and Norfolk Island.] LETTERS. [Newspaper Article] — Lancefield Mercury and West Bourke Agricultural Record — 19 June 1914
.ifES AND RECULAVI0N3 [\V1h'«'j the torm "Tho Common woiut'ii ' is tiBod in connection with theso rates and re«ulatiouB it includes Papua. Lord Hoivo laJLandt and Norfolk island. ] JulffiTiaas. weaith 0 1 .'"or delivery !ii the Uritifeh Em pire 0 X &lt;>r delivery in tho Now Hebrides, Bonks, and Torres Islands .. 0 2 r dolivory in ofctar places ,, ..0 21 LETCTEll CARDB. or dolivory wit kin thoCommouwoalth: Single, Id. each; reply, Id. o&eh h&H. .or dolivory in fchotiritUh Knipiro (see list of places tmd#r "Lottery')-Sin gle; Id. sack. For delivery in Now Hebrides, Banks, and Torres Islands--Single, *d, ©noh. Lror delivery iti .otb.e-f places- SingU, 2ld. eacli. POST CARD8. Singia Postcards impressed with tha Id. stamp, aud Itoply or doublo cords, eaoh half of winch has the Id. stamp impressed thereon, may be transmitted to places within tho Commonwoalth, and to those places, enumerated undtw "Letters," to which let-tors may bt transmitted at tho rate of Id...