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Every Writer Knows [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 22 April 1914
Every Writer Knows That hlie ran write. That editors are very poor judges of literature, That his product would sell ifl-he only had the name to backl it up. That the chief difficulty is to write down to the level of the public, That he could easily write a great deal more it he onlyhknew what to write about,
COMMERCIAL. MERCURY Office, Tuesday evening. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 22 April 1914
OOMMEROIAL' IMRnURIr Office, Tuesday evenling. WUOLESALE. RETAIL, Flour, £8/17/6 Flour, 160 Ib. bag D510 Ohaf, £8 Chaff, 4) Fresh Butter, dairy, Fresh butter, 1/; 10d; Factory, 1/2 Faotnry, 1/4 lIggs, 1/1 figF, 1/3 Baoon, 1/1 Bacon, 1/2 Cheeeo, 8.1 Oheco, 10d Pollard, £6 per ton Pollard, 1/3 Bran, £5 per ton Bran, 1/8' Potatoes, S6/ Potatoes, 2/ per qr
Every Husband Knows [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 22 April 1914
Every Husband Knows That he is entitled to more respect than he receives, That all other husban1 s are hap* pier than he is, That ho would give anything if his wife puly loved him as much as she. once did. That his wife gets less value for the money she spends than any other wife, That two' cannot possibly live as cheaply as one, especially if one of thera is a woman,
WHAT THEY KNOW Every Wife Knows [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 22 April 1914
WHAT THEY KNOVI Every Wife Know. That her husband doesn't appr, alate her. That "two souls with but a single thought" Is a beautiful fiction, That it is a great deal more ditl' cult to be a wife than a husband. That her husband isn't so polite as he was before they were married, Thalit she is the only woman in the town who knows how to take care of a child properly,.
FAREWELL SOCIAL. MR. T. J. MOUNTJOY. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 22 April 1914
FAIRWWLL SOOIAL, 0 .. -+--- --- 01 DillM, T J. MOUNTJOY. b ....... p p \Whoa it was announcetd some time s o that Mr, T, J Mountjoy, who had rc octpid tlhe posit'ion of postmaster at w St rnaud for a little over four years, v d be nsotilied of his transfer to I aother portion of the Stabte, it was at so c decided by many friends Rand of oie s that he should be accorded a u1 ai0tloefrewell in recognition of his gi worth, both as a public otlicer and a citir. Ihr"ing to take his departure at It very short notice for Ballarat about c (t o ionths ago to temporarl'y take charce of the post office in that city, - M1, an 'joy was unable to visit St. 11 aud until last week, when ho was at the guest on Friday night at tboe Y M nch5WicS Institute of a large number is of tbe townsfolk, who entertained him P At social, The proceedings through ou were very enjoyable., The ladies o' hid pgne to some trouble ina decoratinog the hail, which presented a very neat So nd attractive Rppearance, Indeed ...
THE COLOR LINE IN EGGS. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 22 April 1914
Mir. Eldward lirowirn, F.L.S., heon. see Vetary of the National Poultry Organ tsation Socielty, writes on this subject as follows:- rThe eye i sraid to be the Inlet to the soul, That it is to the stomach may be ncceplted without question, We profer food whllici appeals alike to sight anid palate. Perhaps it may be that in this way there is a mystic Inrtiuence wvliich ansiasts digestion, but upon a physiological question of that kind I am not qualified to express an opinion, The phenomenon is, how ever, worth investigation, What looks nice often tastes nice, I well rememr nor when a child being promised a brown (Cochin China egg for my sup* per if I would )e a goodn boy, and re joiced in securing what was regard, ed as worth ant effort in self·repr'es. sion of suiperabuidantrri adriation, How and whily the present-day preference for brown or tinted-sheell ed eggs arose is diffirult to learn. Nor is it neces sary to spend time upon it. lEnough for us that thie fact is as stated in our...
FEDERAL ISSUES. THE GOVERNOR'S SPEECH. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 22 April 1914
FEDERAL ISSUES. THE GOVERNOR'S SPEECH. Through the Governor's Spoeech, for which they are responsible, Ministers hive hurled a direct challengo at the Opposition. As to the policy which they have pursued sinoo they took Oiie0', thu friends of Mr. Cook and his colleague may (lilf'r, noas friends do, wlhatever o(urse those in authority adopt. But all Liberals, no matter what their own prepoaussessions or interests, will admit that Ministers deserve the credib given to thooose who, having put their hand to the plough, refuse to look back., As soon as LAbor made it oloear that it wonuld not allow Pirliamen , elected in 1913, to do any useful work, the Government devoted its energies to the one great end, the scouring of a double dissolution at the earliest possible moment, Under the hard and fast Party system which it thrust on a reluctant Oommonwealth, Labor saunot allow the Ministry to (to any good which may be preovouented or dolayid, Every service which Liberals do Australia strengt...
LOCAL TELEPHONE EXCHANGE. LIST OF SUBSCRIBERS. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 22 April 1914
LOOAL TELEPHONE EX* CHANGE. LIST OF SUIISCRIBELRS, NAMV, No, Avery, Meg, A. F. ,., .. 87 Bank of Now South Wales ,,, 77 Bank of Victoria ,,, ,,, 78 Bennett, Dr. J, H. ., ,,, 27 Boll & Lorimer ,,, ,,, 14 Blakeley, A. II, ,,, ,,, 60 Blonnowr, F. 0. ,,, ,,, 68 Bliss, W. R.... ,,. ,,, 61 Borough Oiioev, Town all ,,, 51 Bray, 0, ,,, ,,, ,,, 64 Bray, Leu. .... ., ., 01 Breeno, Miss ,,, ,,, 104 Broadbent Bros. ,,, ,,, 42 Cemetory .. ,,, ,,, 69 Olover, v, P, ,,, ,,, 8 1 Cookburn, 0, A, .,. ,,. 81 Cooper, R. J. ,, ,,, (18 Convent of Mercy ,,, ,,, 45 Cougle, A. J. (with extenselon to privato house) ,,, .,,, 11 Crone, Jas, .,, ,,, ' H 87 Darcy, Mrs. ,,, ,,, ,,, 89 Davison, Rev. J, W,,,, ,,, 67 Davoies, F. B, ,,, ,, 44 Dickinson, R. .,, ,.. 57 Divola, A, ,,, ,,, ,,, 31 D)oyle, Rev. G. , ,,, 2s Dunkley, II. W. (olfioe) .., 3 Dunkley, H. W, (roelsidence) ,.. 17 Dunlop, Mrs. P, A. ... ... 97 Edwards, II, T. .., .., 6 Edwards, H, T1, (private housne),, 8 Edwards, Emily .. . 35 Estate A. Gil...
MELBOURNE. MARKED PERSONALITIES. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 22 April 1914
MELBOURNE. (Jronm our own Uorsospondont), MAttRIC) Pit)rfHHONAldflTEI , SArabhbishop User maUy be made a Cardinal," That cabled announcement by no moeansa took the Roman Catholio portion of thu community by surprise. While his Grace has not bulked largely in the publio eye of late-in the purely physical lanterpretation of the teorm-. his powerful influence has always been minifoet in the conduct of thle affaire of his Churhob, The addresses of Archbishop OCare on the various matters af'li'tng his look have not perhaps been as openly militant as those of Dr. Mannix and others of his clcrgy-he hbas not always carried the doctrines of the Roman Catholic Church in one hand and a sword in the other, The adherents of hiis Churobh have had the fulleet confidence that in his palace at the rear of 8t, Patrick's OCthedral on the Eaobstern 11il there sat one who was closely watching the trend of religious events and who was always prepared to bring biostrong intellect, his scholarly attainment...
THE MURRAY WATERS AGREEMENT. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 22 April 1914
THE MURRAY WATERS AGREE MENT, Ttsn agroement with regard to the conservation of the waters of bte River Murray arrived at by the Premiere' Conference, in consultation with some of the Federal Ministers, deserves more than passing notice, The subject is one that has caused much trouble for many years past, It was early aoon that the arid districts of the north of Victoria and the south of Now South Wales could only be made really pros. perous by the use of artifioially applied water, This was available in large quantities in the River Murray and its tributarioe. At the same time these streams sufeored from the defect of most Australian rivers-a defect incidental to the country, This is that while they are occasionally full to overflowing they are at other times almost) mpty, or even a mere chain of wabtr holes, The obvious remedy is to construct storage catchments in order to save the excess available during certain seasons of the year, Victoria was the firob to move in this directio...
ORIGINAL POETRY. GOOD FRIDAY, 1914. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 22 April 1914
ORIGINAL PoLTrHY. UGOOD) FuIDAY, 1l11. A diamood drado of watore 'Neathi the swaylug of willow.bough ; The voaleoo of a emsi.itempest in the pine and sum's tall brows A ohasing gust that in thin veile The baked, brown dust up-plougha Upon me dawn in the holy morn Wherein cold heartse oarouoe. Soft esabbath bells-so long well known ! Swing, faithful fervour wooing I Why should they to Ily truant thoughts Breathe ftaint, far woodland cooing W WVhby whisper low of wrath tnd woe On earth and ocean biowiog For those rf"sr, whom God delar-. Poor souls !-their hiomo's undtoing 'ale rose, puro.white, ithe cosunos gleam 'loThe hollylhooke, dark od; Whtile bright below ii lane out the glow The silk galniumes st ed :-h O sin and sorrow, wanit and Ipain I)eopite ye, fond we tread Our path in life, to still whose strife The first Uoed ridtlay pedt. We look book through the years that were, Unto their orosecorownedtl mount, And bless the love that gave the law Of its pure, p rfeot fount 'Tlhen tu...
WOMAN'S REALM. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 22 April 1914
WOMAN'S REALM, Of the realm of home, woman is the queen; home takes its cue and its hue from her, If she is in the best g sense womanly-if she is true and b tender, loving and heroic, pstient and self-devoted-i.ie conseCiously pr ail. consciously organlsesB ana piuts uu' a eration a set of influences that do more to mould the destiny of the na* tion than any man, uncrowned by pow. or or eloquence, can possibly do. A mother's kiss? Who can tell its influence on her child? West, the painter, said that his mother onco kissed hint eagerly when he showed her a likeness .he had sketched of his ibaby sister, and he adds; "That kiss made me a painter." A very young wife whose husband posted her a cheque to cover house" hold expenses presented the cheque at the bank, "You must endorse it, madam," said .r the teller, in his, best tones, "3ut my husband has sent it to tme," "Yes, that's all right; just endorse it-sign it on the back, you know, sc that we shall know It's all right, and your hus...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 22 April 1914
Spo01al AMvort Iomonts. *****-****- -- - - - - - - - --- --- . - JAS. R OWE & SON&, INVITE INSPEOTION OF The Acme Patent "[lilt Insures the Health and Comfort of your Horse. The IIman who rugs his horse does so with a definite purpose. By any defect of the rug itself-slipping, unfastening, or otherwise-his work is not alone undone but his animal suffers front the very exposure that the owner sought to prevent. This is just where the "1ITZ SY" RUG comes in. It never fails Once placed in position the patent device insures it remaining securely adjusted, It is not alone cheaper-bhut better than any other patent rug. It has a solid grip of 28 inches along the side, It cannot be draggcd under foot and destroyed, It is nmade by skilful workmanship of high quality material. HORSE RUGS, C00W RUGS. ft. 6 In, (i ft O f, 6 6In, 7 ft. 4 f t. 6 In 6 ft, 6 f 6 in, Ift. 8/6 0(/6 10/6 11/6 6/9 7/6 8/6 - 13/6 14/6 5 1/ 16/6 11/6 12/6 13/6 14/6 1/ 16/6 17/6 - --*~ 17/6 A,/6 10/6 21/ O...
ST. ARNAUD NORTH Q M. COMPANY. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 22 April 1914
ST. AI NAUD NOiRTH 0 . COMPANY. At the haif.yesrly tluoetine of the above compiny onl Thursday, in Melbourne, tihe following reports woro submitted: i~tnt:;cN11S l tt.t10ltT Your dirtolora hIave pleasure In eub. mittirrg hierewithi balanoreheet and otateo mont of eacounts for the half year ended 28 ii February, 1914, duly audited. Mineo Operationa,.-Full particulare ot work done during tihe period under review are given in the mine manager's replort, which is appended heroto, and the sanae ls recommended to your notice, Output,-Total amount of ore crushed for the period aboveonentioned wau 35110 tone for a yield of 128 ozo 4 dwto of smolted gold, an average of 7.325 dwts per ton, Since the moine was roopened In Junie, 1011, li6d tone of ore have been erusheid for a yield of 360 oct, an average of 7,46 dwts per ton, The average price reallasod for the gold won was £41//6 per ounce, Cruohing at thie Bristol battery proved very exponensive, whereas it to estluated with thile now plant ...
BOROUGH COUNCIL. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 22 April 1914
BOROUGH GOUNOILv m The ordinary mooeeting of the t. a Arnaud Borough Council was held in I the Councoil Chambers, Town Hall, on ( Monday evening, there being present:- f Ore, Rowe (Mayor), Manallack, Sloane, ringq, Straton, Corbet, M'Ulasehan, and M'Koehnl. 1) Colt01l0.HONIENiE;. I Front f. , 0 iborne, ecoretary St. ,1 Aruaud Hospital rrequesting permniselon to use the borouah gardens for the pour. 31 pose of annual 1i1oepital Sunday gatheuring on May 3rd,- Or, M'OUlashan moved that I the resluost he granted.--Cr. M'Kechnlo P seconded, Carried, Or. Grglpg dissenting, From the St. Arnaud Cas Company, re h conmplaint that two lamps situated at theI corner of hl'Malhon and Mlletr streets had not been increased to 230 caondle aI povwer each, Intimating that the manager r had reported--" That as the last night of lighting fell on the lit of April, he did not thinly it worth vwhile plut tlog the in' creased burners on for one riight only, as they would not be lighted again for a fort. nig...
The Very Latest. Melbourne, Tuesday evening. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 22 April 1914
The Very Latest. Molbourune, Tuesday evening. Wheat,-Littls business doing, 'IThe local quotation is 3/89 aloogaid; forward busines is neglected. lThe London urvket is cabled steady, Flour,-£9, Oate,-1/10 to 1/11; feed, 1/91, Maize, 3/10 to 41. Choaff, £3/S. HEay, £4/10 to £5. Potatose, £4/10 to £5/10B. Onions, £5/15 to £6, An extensive fire occurred at the tannery of Lloyd Brothers and Mapinnis, Broadford. The place was gutted and the damage is estimated at £4000, A deputation of 120 women, tepresenting the Presbyterian Women's MIlseionary Union of Vloteria, waited on Mr. Glynn to call attention to the treffic in women in the Now Hebrides, Mr. Olynn pronmised to bring the matter before the Imperial Government, Mr. Olynn also promised a deputation to assist in sending a veterinary surgeon to the conrcess in London in Augaet, (George Mille, aged 2., a naval cadot front Tasmnania, has boean sentenced to three months' for larceny of four sovereigns and ease, valued at £6, He appeared i...
BOROUGH WATER TRUST [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 22 April 1914
BOROUGH WATER TRUSTI The ordinary meetling ot the St, Arnaud Borungh Waterworks Trust was held on Monday night, when there were present -Cornoms, Grigg (chairman), Manalaoek, Sloane, Straton, Rowe, Corbett, bl'Glslban, jun,, and Pl'Kechnie, An apology was receialved from Cout, MB'Olashan, sen, CORIIESP'ON DENCl, Feomi the State Rivers and Vatst Supply Conmmiselon, enrliiring whether the ougineer to the Trust had prepared information relating to the troublesome portions of the pipe track.-Attended to, From the Slate lrivers and WVater eop" ply Commlesion, elating that in addition to the provision of 1 per cent, as a de' preelation fund in oonnectiorn with the cost of east iron maine a sum of 2I per cent, had also to be provided on £1l0, the amount of loan granted for the wooden pipe main,-Referred to finance core. mittee. From the Trust solilcitor, to the erLci that in accordance with Instructions som' moussee had been issued against persons for wasting water, and preocutions re, sui...
PRODUCE MARKETS. Ballarat, Saturday. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 22 April 1914
U'RODUCB MARKETS, iallarat, Saturday, A fair volume of trade is being transaoted in mill produce and in farm produce, Tho demand for most line is steady ; a slight increase in values has taken place in potatoes, and at close tolday market is very firm, Bran and pollard are both in very etrong request. Wiheat has had good sales, To. day's quotations are as under :-Wheat, 3/8 to 3/10. Oats, 1/9 to 2/, Barley-English malting, 8/ to 3/31 feed, 2/6 to 2/9; UCpe, '2/ to 2/4. Potatoes-Carmons and Exoolalore, £5 to,£5/4 ; t'inkoyes, £4/10 to £4/15. IlHay -Chafling sheaves, £2/2/6 to £2/5; manger, £217/6 to £2/10, Flour-Steady at £9, iran and pollard-Firmn at £5 each, Melolbeurne, l'teuoscay Whoat,-F or a few hundred bags of prime grain in siding store 3/9 was paid, and for delivery alongside 3/09 is the ruling rate, but b stb demand and eupplias are limited., Oats,--Tho mar ket is lirns at late rates, and offecrings continue very limited., A small bueinees has passred in folr lots at up to ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 22 April 1914
OpooiX al Adyerteemonts A. RITOHIE, Local Agent for the South Australian Woollen Mills, Deireu to notify the publia that ho hue jueb opened a full range of Onkaparinga Rugs at 27s 6d, 29s 6d, 35s, 55s, 57s 6d, 65s, 84s, And White and Colored Blankets, Men's single and double-breasted OVERlCOATS in groat variety. Men's Trousers, Flannel Shirts and up to-date suite, MANUFACTURED FROI AUSTRALIAN WOOL, FOR THE BEST IN ]BOT REPAIRS Try -Here it God boots ar Best Quality Leather. Skilled Workmen Boots Made to Order. Hand-Sewn Work a Special Featurc, PHONE 95, P. JOHNSON, Cycle Works. The Old-Established OVcle SDepot, Napier-St. (Brisbane's Buildings). NI1V AND SECOND HAND B0ICVOLES always on hand from £3/10, Any make of Bloyales repaired, moluding Mleaoy.Rarrle, Rod Bird, and Imperiales. Bicycles Built to Order. Tyres and Sundrics at Lowoet Prices, (Guns Repaired. Prams tyred withi the latest North Pole Patent Wired Rubbelr, Prams Enamelled, Inued, done-up like new, at a very low prlos-an...