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Racing Notes. [Newspaper Article] — Hopetoun Courier and Mallee Pioneer — 8 January 1915
Racing Notes. There are any number of our readers who will he interested to learn that Mr. Jas. Fisher's old rac mare Stella, went the " way of all flesh " on Monday last. Stella, whose pedigree is unknown, was purchased as a yearling at tile War racknabeal sale yards 23 years ago, by Air. Fisher's father, by whom it was presented to the " Ilopevale sport." As years rolled by Stella was educated on the racing track, and she had a remarkably successful career both over the hurdles and on the flat, winning races at all the district meetings, on many occasions at Ilopetoun. Some years ago Stella was put to the stud, and sho has also proved successful in this respect, having thrown such notable performers as Big Bob (who.has made a name for himself over the big timber at Flemington, G'aullield and Onkaparioga, whilst he is at present in train at Rand wick). Ivy May, Hopevale and Black Spec. She has also left Stella's Jewel, an untried J5-year-old by Thunder Jewel, and a yearling by Y.ia...
Hopetoun Progress Society. [Newspaper Article] — Hopetoun Courier and Mallee Pioneer — 8 January 1915
Mopetoim IProyprcss Society Tho monthly meeting of the above was held at the Mechanics' Hall on Monday evening last, there being present—Mr. Ackland (presi dent), Messrs. Hobbs, W. E. Poul ton, Brymer, Cust, Turriff, Robins nnil Gulliver (hon.secretary). The minutes of the previous meeting were confirmed on the mo tion of Mr. Cast and Rev. Hobbs. Tho P.M.G. wrote stating that Postal Inspectors had been ap pointed to various centres to deal with matters of minor importance, and thus avoid circumlocution.—It was decided to communicate with that official on several matters right away, one being that he be re quested to have the mails to and fro between the local post office and railway station conveyed by Vehicle instead of being drawn in a hand cart by a diminutive boy. Mr. Poulton brought up tho position of the private letter bostes which abutted right on to the public door, and consequently impeded traffic. Then, as there was not sufficient room there a further batch had been placed...
Turks Attack Train. FOUR PERSONS KILLED. BROKEN HILL SENSATIONPOLICE SHOOT MURDERERS. [Newspaper Article] — Hopetoun Courier and Mallee Pioneer — 8 January 1915
Turks Attack Train. FOUK PERSONS KILLED. BROKEN HILL SENSATION POLICE 65HOOT MURDERERS. One of the most sensational trage dies which has ever occured in the history of Broken Hill was enacted on Friday morning, while the whole population were proceeding to en joy a beautiful New Year's Day. A picnic bad been arranged from broken Bill to Silverton, and a special train which had been en gaged to carry the excursionists was laden with healthy arid happy men, women and children. The train, which left about 10 a.m., was made up of break vans and ore trucks, and had proceeded only about two miles when, without the slightest warning, the excursionists were startled to hear shots ring out. Im mediately shrieks arose from vari ous trucks in the train, and those who merely heard the shots had it home in upon them with tragic suddenness that a dreadful tragedy was being enacted. Ihe names of all those who suf fered in tho fearful tragedy are Killed. Elma M. Cowie, JYieberg Hotel, Railway Town....
Hopetoun Athletic Club. ANNUAL GATHERING. SUCCESSFUL AND ENJOYABLE. OFFICERS: [Newspaper Article] — Hopetoun Courier and Mallee Pioneer — 8 January 1915
Hopetoun Athletic Club. annual gathering. successful and enjoyable. OFFICERS: Patrons.—Messrs. .13. H. Lascelles, .T, Turriff, It. Ford junr., C. G. Carter, T. M'Mulliii. E. A. Oust, T. Hatcher. J. Praetz. it. F. M'JSab, V. Tepper, T. Kobins. C. A". Chamberlain, E. Frank lin, T. -M'Mnhon, G. Walliss, D. l3. Mitchell, H.Lcarmonth, S. J. Web stcr, A. OM-ioughlin, H. J. Whitehead, P: Kyan, J. b. lioberts, Dr. Ore™, M. Brennan, G. Poysden, J. H. Ttmkin, I\Ira. Griffin, Miss Brown; president, Mr. Jos. M'Donald; vice-presidents, Messrs. H. 15. Aekland and E. Frank lin j secretary and treasurer, Mr. A. K. Mair ; starter (horse races), Mr. \V. A. . JUiillam ; other events, Mr II. Farmer ; judge, (horse rates), Mr, J. Turriff; othor events, Messrs. T. M'Mulliii and II. E. Aekland ; ban dicappers, Messrs. M'Doiiald and Whitehead ; timekeeper, .Mr. Aekland clerk of >cales, Mr. T. M'.Mullin ; clerk I of course.. Mr.' Putland ; stewards, Messrs. G. Glare, T. Robins, M. Giles, T. O'Brien, A. F...
FIGHTING IN ALSACE. [Newspaper Article] — Hopetoun Courier and Mallee Pioneer — 8 January 1915
FIGHTING IN ALSACE. Aluace lias been the scene of fierce encounters as a resnlt of which the French troops have made important gains. At a critical moment in the fight ing the French were in a grave po sition, from which they brilliantly extricated themselves. Two Russian armies aro now on the Hungarian side of the Carpa thian Mountains, anil are both meet ing with success. Mr. Roosevelt does not restrain himself in an article in a New York journal, in which he criticises the attitude towards the war of the United States Administration.
CHURCH SERVICES. The following are the services for Sunday next:— [Newspaper Article] — Hopetoun Courier and Mallee Pioneer — 8 January 1915
CHURCH SERVICES. The following are the services for Sunday next:— Cburch of England— Bonlah II, Rosebery 2.30, Goynra 4, Hopetouu 7.30, Rev. Fleischer. Methodist.— Hopetonn 11, Mr. Dorman, 7.30 Rev. Hobbs ; Roae bery 11, Rev. Hobbs, 7.30, Mr. Richards ; Hopetoun East 3, Mr. Webster; Glenore 3, Rev. Hobbs. Baptist.— Hopetonn 3.30, Hope toun West 7.30, Rev. Chapman Harris.
The Hopetoun Courier AND MALLEE PIONEER. PUBLISHED EVERY FRIDAY MORNING. FRIDAY, JANUARY 8, 1915. [Newspaper Article] — Hopetoun Courier and Mallee Pioneer — 8 January 1915
Efoe ibopetoun Courier AND MALLEB PIONEER. P0DLI3UED EVEKY FRIDAY MOHNIN'O. FRIDAY, JANUARY 8, 1915. Tho universal Saturday half-holiday will be recognised in Hopotoun to morrow. It is not considered thatjit will bo a popular innovation in puroly agri cultural districts oither by tho farmers or tho business people, but it will havo to bo given a trial to see how it works. Tho continuous dust storms of last week and previously wero very heart breaking to housekeepers and business poople. It is not exaggerating to say that they wero tho worst^of their kind ever- experienced locally. Tho dust seemed to bo in tho air but people soon found out to their chagrin that it was not only in the air but had found its way in to every habitation. Tho permanent way men ou the railway line were kept very busy keeping tho lino free for trains. Tho local gang, under Mr. O'Donncll Cganger) were keenly alivo to tho situa tion, and by constant and hard work kept tho rails sufficiently frco from drift san...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Hopetoun Courier and Mallee Pioneer — 8 January 1915
Just the Thing. P. Shepherd, UP-TO-DATE HAIRDRESSER, TOOLE ST., IIOPETOUN. (Late II. Jonkins). Shampooing a specialty. Ladies' Hair attended to. ltazors Ground and Set. ' CIGARETTES. First Class Stock always on hand. SPLENDIDLY APPOINTED BILLIARD ROOM. Civility and Attention. Uivo him a call. Miss Snell, LADIES' DRAPER, Austin Street, HOPETOUN. WISHES to inform thoJiPublic of Qopetoun and District that she has a very Complete Stock of LADIE'-i' REQUISITES, including— e3"UndercIothinu, C3*Skirts, CsJ'Ulouses, CSr.Tackcts, tSTCorsets, C2~Neck Wear, tfaTBaby's and Childrons Clothing C3"Aud General Drapory. A Choice variety of New Goods opened up. New and Fashionable Millinery on hand or obtained. MISS SNKLIj will in futtiro make a Specialty of all Ladies' Kcrjinreiiicnts arid would particularly liko to emphasize this fact to her friends. Any Orders for (.roods not in Stock will bo promptly attended to. Trousseaus Prepared. COMMEKCIAI, IIOTJEI,, BIRCH I P. ^■Cummixg Avexue, North. (Unde...
Hopetoun Mechanics' Library. The following new books have been added to the library at the Hopetoun Mechanics' Institute:— [Newspaper Article] — Hopetoun Courier and Mallee Pioneer — 8 January 1915
Hopetoun Mechanics' Li" ! brary. The following new books Lave been added to the library at tho Hooetoun Mechanics' Institute:— "The Letter of the Contract," by Basil King. " The Lost Road," by Richard H. Davis. " Stop Thief," by Carlylo Moore. " A Tale of Gold" by David Hennessy. "The Hidden Children," Robert W. Chambers, " He Comes np Smiling," by Charles. Sherman. " The Way of an Eagle," by Ethel M. Dell. " Darkness and Dawn," by Geo. A. England. " Foot-prints beneath the Saow," by Henry Bordeaux. " The Whistling Man," by Max, Foster. "The Vanished Messenger," by E. Phillips Oppenheim. " Innocent," by Marie Corelli. " Facing Fearful Odds," by Jo seph Hockinj. "Two's Company," by Dortbea M'Kellar and Ruth Bedford. " The Mediator," by Roy Norton. " The Wall of Partition," by F. L. Barclay. "The Honorable Senator Sage Brush," by Francis Lynde. " Perch of tho Devil," Gertnxds-^. Atherton. "Ariadne of Allan Water," by Sidney M'Call. "Wife of Sir Isaac Harman, "by H. G. Wells. •'The Sil...
HOPETOUN TELEPHONE EXCHANGE. The following subscribers are connected with the local telephone exchange:— [Newspaper Article] — Hopetoun Courier and Mallee Pioneer — 8 January 1915
IIOPETOUiN TELEPHONE EXCHANGE. The following subscribers are connected with the local telephone exchange :— 1. R. G. Beggs, farmer. 2. Gust and Son, shop & residence 3. Dennys, Lascelles, Ltd., auc tioneers. 4. Iluf Bros., farmers. f>. C. G. Carter, implement maker G. Shire Hall. 7. A. Snell, baker, etc. 5. S. J. Webster, newsagent, etc. 9. INIiss Brown, Commercial Hotel 10. Mattkains & Ackland, ''Ilope toun Courier." 11. Water Commission Office. 12. W. A. Hallam, farmer. 11$. Permewan, Wright & Co. 11. Electric Light Power House IT). Franklin's Club Hotel lti. A. G. Downey, police station. 17 Al. 0. B. M'Farlane, farmer 17 a2. A. O'Longhlin, fanner 17 A;5. Chas. Poulton, farmer 17 a4. Balfour & Mayne, farmers 17 a5. M. Giles, farmer 18. Dr. Jas. Gregg. 19. W. E. Ponlton, Evelyn-st. 20. Railway Station.
Mallee Water Supply. COMPREHENSIVE SCHEME. IMPORTANT UNDERTAKINGS. [Newspaper Article] — Hopetoun Courier and Mallee Pioneer — 8 January 1915
Mallee Water Supply. COMPREHENSIVE SCHEME. IMPORTANT UNDERTAKINGS. A considerable amount of work in tho way oi water extensions is now being undertaken hy^the Water Supply Commission in the country districts. This embraces some hundreds of miles -of main channels and branch channels. The complete re-organisation of the town supply of Donald, which the Water Commission took in hand at an approximate cost of £6,000, is now practically completed. Sub stantial advantage ha3 accrued to tho townspeople this year through the works being so far advanced. Tho remodelling of the Warrack- , nabeal town supply is also being I commenced. A large storago at Whitton Swamp, with a capacity of ' 1,300 acre feet, is being built. The storage at Black Swamp, five ! miles south of Lake Lonsdale, which is to be worked in con 1 junction with the latter storage in supplying the 6,000 square miles I of the Wiinmera mallee system, should be ready during the en suing year. It will be filled ftoui Fyans Creek,...
RAINFALL AT HOPETOUN. EXTENDING OVER A PERIOD OF THIRTY-SIX YEARS. [Newspaper Article] — Hopetoun Courier and Mallee Pioneer — 15 January 1915
RAINFALL AT HOPETODN. EXTENDING OVER A PERIOD 01 THIRTY-SIX YEARS. 1 : January February March April •May Jnno July August September ... October November ... December ... | ■Isis&isillfesssss M 3 § C?» £ M 3 CO 3 1 1 l-H 3 a> -•i ^-i E S 1 1 ■ggs^slsell1 3 CO -4 00 1 1 gH&isa •' 1 1 1 1 s a> o 1—( p CO P 1 ^sl§' isss1 s HH 3 00 £ 1 3 CO !n § gissHllgss1 seH M 00 an o 1 M 3 00 1 IgSgllli1 1 3 00 CO -J 1 hH 3 CO CO o 1 M 3 I 2 co liHrilsSss^1 3 M 3 00 CO 1 3 00 to 1 s^lSliSIis18 M p w 1 gtSSSmMS^'^SStS ? 00 o 4* 1 hH 3 o o* 1 sg&slgisias HH 3 ca . 2 © s^^lsS^ss^ss 3 00 o & 3 ' oo co 00 c s M 3 00 o • CD 1 ggglisiffilsts h-i 3 CO s 1 ^sSsl^Ississ • »—t 3 o o i lalsiisiK1 Is's M 3 co o to 1 smmmzz M '? M o o w JS M 3 o s 1 HH 3 co o c* § *i*SgS2&S*> M □ o o C2 1 Slssilssissi 3 t-* &lt;o o •a 1 sisiSKS'sfe HH 3 CO CD S E'gsjsfe&'ssisbsfes )-i 3 CO o o 5 £ HH 3 CO © 1 isss^'g^sl^sj ? o s IS'sIlls1 3 CO InO 1 ssgjgggsSsll11? C...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Hopetoun Courier and Mallee Pioneer — 15 January 1915
There is somcthinK bewitchingly attractive in perfect white teeth framed in red shapely lipa. They look clean and wholesome, and they are. Good teeth add a charm to the most beautiful women ; thev improve and strenethen the facial characteristics ofaman; they attract you. _ 1 our aves arc drawn to them, and almost instantly you .»»» tfiUnHiH " Allnsv 15A to .remark "What splendid teeth." uaist you. a e r«ii£ QwHeK Artistic Restoration of Facial Contour. Younger by 10 to 20 years. The improvements made in methods employed hv us in restoring contour, youth, tone and expres sion to the face, are such that it is possible to ward cfi the appearance of a«c by from 10 to 20 years. Shown by Statistics that the term of human life ha9 been materially lengthened, health vastly strengthened, and the arnica ranee of the indiMdual wonderfully added lo bv the skill of the modern dentist. By use of artificialtecth food is properly ma.Uicated, nourish ment and nutrition ensured, and healthy Domes in...
Telephone Rates. The following are the telephone rates from Hopetoun to various centres-:— [Newspaper Article] — Hopetoun Courier and Mallee Pioneer — 15 January 1915
Telephone Rates. The following are (he telephone rates from Uopetouu to various centres-:— iiopetcmn to Antwerp Arkona Beuluh Brim Cnromby Dimboola •Galaquil Rail Gcroko Gymbotven Horsham Jeparit ' Jung Katyil Ken mare Lab Lubeck Mellis Minyip Mitre Lake S'th 1124 Murtoa Natimuk Nullan Pimpinio Quantong ltosebery Rainbow Sheep Hills Stawcll Tarranyurk Vectis East Warracknabea "Willenabrina K .1 s 1" '5 a £ £« cS = t. (1, 8. d. 73 i 1 0 0 9 78 1 4 1 0 10 0 2 0 2 25 i 0 u 3 63} 1 0 0 9 85 1 4 1 0 16 0 2 0 2 1:50} I 10 1 4 12:u 1 10 1 4 107j 1 10 1 4 614 1 0 0 9 7(iJ 1 4 • 1 0 80 1 4 1 0 32 0 0 0 5 254 0 4 0 3 80} 1 4 1 0 38} 0 8 0 6 564 1 0 0 9 ] 1-24 1 10 1 4 694 1 0 0 9 1034 1 10 1 4 48} 0 8 0 6 07 1 4 1 0 m 0 8 0 6 84 0 2 0 2 42} 0 8 0 6 •48} 0 8 0 6 105} 1 10 1 1 67} 1 0 0 9 954 1 4 1 0 38} 0 8 0 6 3'J 0 8 0 6
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Hopetoun Courier and Mallee Pioneer — 15 January 1915
Meetings. HOPETOUN M^OFIANICS' INSTITUTE. rjTLIE ANNUAL MEETING of Sub I seribors to tho n&lt;iovo Institute will be hold at the U ill on Monday Evening, January 18, at 8 p.m. Business.—Adoption of Balance Sheet, ElectioQof Officers, etc. O. iM.aTTHA.MS, Secretary. Shire of Karkarooc. APPLICATIONS will bo roceived up to U a.in.'ou Tuosdav, tho 26th J muary, liH5. for tho position of Weisrhbridi-'o-keeper at Yaapeot. Remu neration at the rate of 50 per cent, on weighbridges loos ruyeirud. 40 per cent to be paid oil all amount* p ud in to tho Council, and 10 per cant, to bo h-jld as a guarantee that «ue.:assful applicant vrill retain the position tor 12 months, when such being done tho 10 per cent, will bo Plild' CHAS. A. CHAMBERLAIN, Shiro Secretary. Shiro Hall, Hopetoun, i2i'l/15. Country Roads Act. SHIRE OF KARKAROOC. TENDERS WILL be receive 1 at the Shiro flail, Honoroun, up to 6 p.m. on .Mon day, the 25th.Jan., 1915, for the fol lowing worn-, viz.:— CENTRAL HIDING-. Contr...
MAKE YOUR DISTRICT KNOWN. [Newspaper Article] — Hopetoun Courier and Mallee Pioneer — 15 January 1915
MAKE x'OUR DISTRICT KNOWN. Concerning some parts of tlio clis Irict news comes but seldom. This is not entirely our fault ; we have no miraculous power of knowing what is happening at all the places within our area of circulation. It is the fault of residents in the silent places. • Will some man or woman take the matter in hand and cause the silence to cease. If no one is doing it for your district, will you try on these lines? Send accounts of public and social events ill your township and neigh borhood, such as weddings, deaths, accidents, concerts, matters touching district industries, etc. Write the names of persons very distinctly. Don't bother about grammar or spelling ; it's the editor's work to look alter those trifles. The barest skeleton is enough. Write only 011 one side of the paper.. Giveinformation; but let criticism alono. Write your name and address on same corner—not for publication, but to prove good faith.
NEWS AND NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Hopetoun Courier and Mallee Pioneer — 15 January 1915
JTEWS AS» SOXES. Three hundred and seventeen miles of khakee cloth 1 The quan tity sounds tremendous, but it is (he distance over which the khakee ten ders which have been accepted by the Defence Department would stretch if laid out in a continuous line. The figuro will give some little idea of the amount of cloth required to clothe an army. The second annual tennis tourna ment, held under the auspices of the Donald Tennis Club, was held at Donald on January 1 and 2. Players were present from St. Arnaud, Traynor's Lagoon, War racknabeal, Murtoa, Woomelang, Birchip, Rupanyup, Marnoo, O.tk latuls, Watchem, and Laen. The doubles handicap was won bj Tucker and Ilines (Marnoo), rec. 15, wiio beat M'Clei/atid and Small (Birohi.p), scr., 10—9. The singles handicap was divided by SearfU (St. Arnaud). acr., and A. S. (Julby (Donald), owe '60. The cuting of the finger nails is one of those little tasks by which we are relieved only by the grave. It is computed that their average growth in sic...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Hopetoun Courier and Mallee Pioneer — 15 January 1915
TO OUR READERS. Very often an interesting item may come under your notice. You may witness some occurrence which may be of general interest to th« public. We invite you to semi it along, written in a short, crisp style, the crisperthe better. lhe editor will carefully peruse all. communications sent, whether they be in political, social, or other form, ami they will be treated as strictly confidential. AH items must, however, be weliautbenticated~ and from a reliable source. All communications \vi!i Ijb &cknow> leclged iu 1o correspondence columns. Newspaper clippings are well ac ceptable, and facts about people, such as deaths, uianiages, sooial events, etc. I Please write on one sido of tho paper. Warning. OPTICAL Or.'ACKS ::ro vcrv numer ous in this country. They travel rrom houso to house preying upon fchn weak and old with promises of marvel Jons cures of al) kind* of " eyo troubles " lens "tt patente&lt;* " f-imous fictitious named. from timo to time I have ...