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OF RURAL INTEREST [Newspaper Article] — Mortlake Dispatch — 2 May 1914
RURAL INTEHE?" (Bj "liusticua.") , every reasou to commend '"five or Uio Minister at Agricul .Jw def Lreaso the average yield of "re Victoria. It has already own that the adoption of pro i.f ^ 1U the way ot cultivation l'r,rtd immensely. to the annual "Iofwiwai, and, incidentally W . riit.li oi dio Suito us a wliOxO. $ " Government Statist's . return. lu" ilio maximum yield wus ili&lt;),V * in xlw County ot liorung, cb:al!Rl . verage of 18-1G bushels was ul' Xiw Minister of Agricul " Hutchinson) attributes tins !Ute> t-.k that the farmers ni that :u . li'ivo always boen to the front ?ulootin"' up-to-date methods ot cul m ,°a 'Uid in following the teach .n-atiouj, . V(rricultllrai department as «.anurms, fallowing, and thor cultivation as a preparation ol , Lid for wheat. Gladstone County 1° si-coud on the list with 17.38 i rh.'ls closely followed by Kara Kara i i' and Lowan 15.24 bushels ?H-re" ' '1'be lowest yields were ob « in the Mallee country -. tb-> Hi Weeah near...
ON CREDIT. [Newspaper Article] — Mortlake Dispatch — 2 May 1914
ON CREDIT. Ho was llto least wealthy, Inii. the most favored of her admirers. Lore, lovo was wliat she eluug to. nothing else. _ It presented itself on Christmas morning with shiny elbows, unoreased trousers, and a cardboard box. ' "For me?1' she cried. He nodded 'bashfully. "Oh, how lovely," she exclaimed a 'moment later as the simple offering of flowers came to view. " Hon* sweet .find fresh tho.y arc. Why, I believe -there is a little dew on tliom yet!" "Well-er-yes, there is," he ad mitted, blushing, "but it's really quite a, small amount, and I shall bo able to pay it all next week.,"
HOW THE WORLD IS FILLING UP. [Newspaper Article] — Mortlake Dispatch — 2 May 1914
HOW THE WORLD IS FILLING UP. Most people do not realise how tJie world is filling up now, and although wo hear of millions of aero of lan&lt;T ijtUJ unoccupied, yet the population is press ing already ou the food supply. Pro baojy tho population now is ton times greater than it was, say, at tha time of tho Norman conyuest, but it ifl increasing in goometrioal ratio, and tho production of lood is not iucrea» ing accordingly. Wo aro, as a matter oi fact, approaching tlio limit of food production. _ Twenty years ago, whyi_ "tho depression" was at tho worst, a great deal of wheat was sold at under -0/ per quarter. It has been rising over since, and although it is not much over o0/ still it touched '10/ last aut umn. Wo have tho example of tha United States, which is actually now importing food, and where tho popula lation has mado up on tho food pro duction. Thirty or forty years ago tho reverse was tho caso, and wo wer« drowned out in this country by Am erican produco. As the r...
WESTERN DISTRICT RAGING ASSOCIATION. [Newspaper Article] — Mortlake Dispatch — 6 May 1914
1 WESTERN DISTRICT RAGING 1 ASSOCIATION. The proposed articles of the Western District Racing Association were the subject of a discussion at a committee meeting of tho Cobden Turf Club, held at Cody's Hotel on Thursday evening last (reports the Cobden "Times"). The President, Mr. J. Mclvenzie, occupied the chair, and others present were:— Messrs. A. Mitchell, H. Bond. A. Smit'h, W. Hickey, A. E. George, C. Hoare, J. Cody, P. Quinn, and the secretary, Mr. J. J. Doherty. •The acting secretary forwarded rules which had been drawn up for the asso ciation, and requested that the club be represented at a meeting to be held at Warrnambool on Wednesday :>night, .to. make any alterations or additions that may be suggested. 1 Mr. Quinn said, that the' payments the stipendiary steward and starter were t o receive were not included' in tho ru.'es. Mi*. George stated that this was a matte.'" f°r the individual clubs. Mr. l^ond said that.iht the last meet ing of delegates it \ya6 decided that...
NO ORAT HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY. DAHLL[?] AND CHRYSANTHEMUM NIGHT. [Newspaper Article] — Mortlake Dispatch — 6 May 1914
NO ORAT HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY. , DAHLI; V AND CHRYSANTHEMUM NIGHT... The Nooi Horticultural Improve ment Society " held a Dahlia and Chrysan themum nigL at the Noorat Hall or. Saturday eveij ing last, and pesented to the public a v 61T attractive display of both cut flower. ? and floral decorations. In the decorativ '© section nrst prize for three ladies' spi vys went to Mrs. A. Carson, with Miss I- Noel second. Mrs. Carson's sprays w ere composed respec tively of pink pelai 'gonium, white swan sonia, and purple v. *ola, with asparagus fern; and Miss Noel 'a of rose-pink gera nium, pale pink begc *nia, and pink and white sweet peas, wit "&lt;h asparagus fern. Mrs. Stewart secured . ftrst prize for one I lady's spray with a sp nay of pink bou i vardia, white nerine ana • asparagus fern, j and Miss I. Noel second with a spray of I pink swansonia and a sparagus fern. • • Miss E. Carson's bridal b ouquet of sin- ; ! gle white chrysanthemum, 9, with trails of asparagus, was place...
NOORAT. [Newspaper Article] — Mortlake Dispatch — 6 May 1914
The Gun club held its usual meeting on Saturday afternoon, when there was a good attendance of shooters. The principal com petition was for the Dennis trophy, to be won outright. Caldwell and Jas. Murnane tied, and in the shoot-off, after an exciting contest, Murtrane won. The secretary, Mr. H. Strong, presented the trophy— a silver vase—amid applause. The second shoot for the continuous trophy was hotly contested, and again, after a severe struggle, Jas. Murnane was victorious. This sweep is now worth 19 shillings. Several other sweeps were divided or won during the afternoon, by Clancy, Murnane and Crawford. The next shoot will be the championship. The grass is coming on splendid ly now, but it is not expected that the season will be much good until spring brings the warm weather. Mr: Franc was presented with a ■' travelling bag, and Mrs. Franc with a silver teapot, by their friends. Mr. and Mrs. Franc are leaving 1 for Pomborneit, and they will be i much missed by a wide circle o...
MARKETS. Monday, 4th May, 1914. [Newspaper Article] — Mortlake Dispatch — 6 May 1914
MARKETS. . y^.. I I. &lt; Monday, 4th. May,. 1914. , 579 cattle and 813 sheep yarded. Fat Cattle.—96 forward. Competition throughout was keen, and values ruled from' firm at late rates to slightly bet ter. Prime fat lightweight bullocks, £10 to £11 7/; good do. from £8; extra prime fat cows, £9 to £10 15/; prime Jo., £7 10/ to £8 101; light weights from £6. Dairy Cattle.—For best descrip tions a slight advance was noticeable, while . medium sorts were unaltered. Best cows in full profit, £8 to £10; others from £6; best springing cows and heifers, £6 to £8 5/; backward springing cows and heifers from £4 10/ to £6. Store Cattle.—For good framed store cows the market was very good, values showing a further advance an late rates, while medium sorts were un altered. Good store cows, £4 10/ to £5 10/; small sorts from £2 10/; old and inferior from £1 5/. Young Cattle.—A good demand ruled throughout at values on a par with late rates. Two and a half year old heifers £2 15/ to £3 4/...
MOTOR CYCLE RACING. HAMPDEN SHIRE PRESIDENT IN CONDEMNATION. [Newspaper Article] — Mortlake Dispatch — 6 May 1914
MOTOR CYCLE j RACING. HAMPDEN SHIRE PRESIDENT IN CONDEMNATION. The Hampden Shire President, Cr. W. McDowall, referred at yesterday's meeting of tiie Council to tue recent motor cycle race which ihad been held , i on'the loads of the b'uiro. He under stood the Council had "no power eitiner to grant or to refuse 'permission for the holding of such an,event. The other day a large number of motor cyclists raced along the roads at from 40 to 80 miles an honr, ta the danger of life and limb. The position, as fhe understood it, was that the Council had no power to stop the practice; but there was a general opinion abroad amongst the public that the Council possessed-the power and would not exer cise it. The Lismore "Advertised" the other day stated that while the Council would not grant permission to run, the race, it did not oppose it, and hinted that if a flock of sheep were run i.bto the thing would be stopped. He thought that was hardly fair criticism; Me*P who owned large numbers of s...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Mortlake Dispatch — 6 May 1914
•I DO NOT HESITATE TO SPEAK OF CLEMENTS TONIC WHICH CAVE ME BACK HEALTH. •IT WAS THAT MEDICINE ALONE.1 IT IS THE BEST OF MEDIC INKS FOR WEAK, NERVOUS "WOMEN. Testimonials from all parts oC Australia are received in proof of the wonderful vita Using and health restoring powers of this (freat nerve and blood remedy, Clements Tonic. For the cure of Anaemia In Wo men, Hysteria. Weakness, Lassitude, Weak Nerve* or Nervous Ailment* ol any kind. It has no equal, as is proved by the thousands of women who use It daily and testify to it. For breaking down of the nerves, loss of vitality, brain fa«f in commercial men, caused by over study' or worry, debility, rheumatism, poor*appetite', bad memory, its health-re storing piowers are wonderful. Mi. Thos Payne, the clev r comedian of the Cinder ella Co., Melbourne and Sydney, says: I con lider Clement's Tonic a splendid medicine for the nerres mad blood." Miss Olive Godwin, a prominent member of the "Havana" and "Belle of New T'ork" com panies, ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Mortlake Dispatch — 6 May 1914
^or Er?llcb-lai Q0Ugj1S( ta^.e oods' Great Peppermint Cure, 1/6. ^ Wdren's Hacking Cough at-Night, oods' Great Peppermint Cure, 1/6. • „ GOT VERY WEAK r;,-,';-v b°y Jack was very bad with WI"ites Mrs. M. Lee, Forbes; an'j't •> ' ^or quite a fortnight he was ill a Ver-V wea^- My husband bought biarri Chamberlain's Colic and one rlKCa Rc'n,etly and to our surprise at P nC COmP^etely cured him." Sold anjyon's Pharmacy, Mortlake.
COURSING. [Newspaper Article] — Mortlake Dispatch — 6 May 1914
COUBSIM. May 6, Cressy ; May 7, Hamil ton ; May 14, Penshurst ; May 20 and 21, Mortlake and Camper down ; May 28, Hexham ; May 30, Colac ; June 3, Cressy ; June 8, Hamilton ; June 10, Wiuchelsea ; June 17, 18, and 19, Mortlake and Camperdown Commonwealth meet ing ; June 27, Colac ; July 1, Cressy ; July 2, Penshurst; July 8, Winchelsea ; July, 10 and 11, Caramut; July 12 and 16, Mortlake and Camperdown ; July 22, Hamil ton ; July 24 and 25, Colac ; July 30 and 31, Hexham ; August 5, Cressy : August 12, Mortlake and Camperdown ; August 19, Hamil ton ; August 22, Colac ; August 26, Wincheisen; August 27, Penshurst; September 2, Cre.ssj' : September 3 and 4, Hexham ; September 9 and 10, Mortlake and Camperdown ; September 11 and 12, Colac ; Sept ember 14 and 15, Caramut.
STEEPLECHASE DAY. [Newspaper Article] — Mortlake Dispatch — 6 May 1914
STEEPLECHASE DAY. .Thursday will be the great day at Warrnambool when the Cup and Grand Annual Steeplechase will be 'run. An enormous attendance is sure to congregate at what is re garded as the prettiest course in Australia. And as the weather Rives every indication of being fine all records in that respect should be broken. The different events on the card should be won by the following :— Union Handicap—Asterbert 1 ; Malvaceous 2 ; Ordinal 3. Warrnambool Cup. Glenbolt Ma Gosse Golden Princess Mountain Oak Steeplechase. Moyne V.M.R. Tramp Pony Race—Beryl 1 ; atiou Day 2 ; Romance, 3. 1 2 3 4 1 2 3 Coron
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Mortlake Dispatch — 6 May 1914
W09LES & CARPENTER, IVfONUMENTAI, MASONS, \}RNER lyAVA AND KlJP^EB STRNETS WARRNAMBOOL/. Monuments, head-stones,"Etc., and every description of Murial Work manufactured from the finest quality of Italian Marbles and Scotch and other Granites, etc.. at most reasonable rates. Cemeteries visited and additional in scriptions cut and old lettering renovated Catalogues and Photographs forwarded on application. Mrs. R SMITH, Caramut. Fruit and Vegetables Grown on the Premises. Fresh Bread Daily. Confectionery. Stationery. School Books. Fancy Goods and Toys. Accounts Rendered Monthly. ITFhin yoti are not sewing the "Drophead" Machine makes a splendid table, nud the machine itseif it shut away out ol the reach of tliQ dust find the children. WARD BIIOS. "Drophead" costs founds less than others, freight paid to your station. 'Write to-day for illustrated Catalog telling you *11 about this ond our many other style*. Mnchiv.es of all makes repaired, Nceaiesand Tarts supplied lor any Mac...
AMATEUR DAY. [Newspaper Article] — Mortlake Dispatch — 6 May 1914
AMATEUR DAY. The Warrnambool Amateur Turf Club will continue the carnival with a programme of seven events this afternoon. For the various events the following should run well :—Trial Handicap—Abbey Craig and Pahata. Hurdle Race— Spanish Friar and Richochet. Pony Race—Romance or Stene. Turf Club Plate—Lady Langulac or Graftondale. Bracelet—Elbro or Hypo. Wellington Stakes— Minato or Uxbridge. Flying Stakes—Bobindie or Coupar.
WARRNAMBOOL RACES. FIRST DAY'S RACING. WANGOOM HANDICAP WON BY EL BRO. RUNAWAY VICTORY. BRIERLY STEEPLECHASE WON BY WASSECA. MOROKA KILLED. The Winter Meeting opened yesterday with the following results:— TRIAL HURDLE RAGE. [Newspaper Article] — Mortlake Dispatch — 6 May 1914
WARRNAMBOOL RACES. FIRST DAY'S RACING. WANGOOM HANDICAP WON BY EL BRO. RUNAWAY VICTORY. . BRIERLY STEEPLECHASE WON BY WASSECA. MOROKA KILLED. The Winter Meeting opened yesterday with the following results :—i TRIAL HURDLE RAGE. Golden Vale (Mooney) Santorin (Brooks) Kirk Brae (.Scott) 1 2 3 Also started—Ornate (Bence). Betting—5 to 4 on Kirk Brae, 2 to 1 agst Golden Valet 4 to 1 Santorin, 6 to 1 Ornate. Won nicely. Ornate fell. MAIDEN PLATE. Princess Hazel (Evans) 1 Beccasine (Lane) 2 Pernicketty (Smart) 3 Other .starters—Sik Currans, Kirkoia, Oljmipic, Tweedside, Portnahaven, Reed Duran, Thread. Betting : 2 to 1 on Princess Hazel, 5 to 2 agst Tweedside, 4 to 1 Pernicketty, 6 to 1 Becassine, 5 to 1 Portnahaven. BRIERLY STEEPLECHASE. . Wasseca (W. Burns) 1 Coradgil (A. Scott) 2 V.M.R. ■ 3 Other starters : Zephurin, Cuach Moroka, Alcuin, Algabohnyah, Muston, Romana, Kirkstall. Betting : 3 to 1 Alcuin, 7 to 1 Wasseca. Alcuin made most of the running At the first of the treble Algabo hn...
A STORY FROM SCOTLAND. He Didn't Want a Worldly Minister. [Newspaper Article] — Mortlake Dispatch — 6 May 1914
,h 8TORY FROM SCOTLAND. H* Didn't Want a Worldly Minister. A story is told of a gardener at the ' village of Inverkeithing, la Scotland, I and the Rev. Ralph Erskine, of Dun fermline. ©The gardener .desired to havei the ordinance of baptism admin ierecl to his child, but having differed with his parish mteiister, whom he ac- 1 cused of worldliness, he resolved to solicit the services ®f an adjoining y&rlslk. Rezwhlng the clergyman's manse, ac- t •ompiinied by hfai wife carrying the j fcaby, he inquired, If the minister were at hocae. He was informed by the maid-ser vant tliat he was fishing, but would be back 8it>on. "He itaay conn j back when he likes," said the^gardene r, "but naa fishin' mln- j fster will baptr ;eze ma bairn." j They proceed led to another manse; | and found the 3 minister was out shoot j tag. No Bhootin' minister would suit , the enraged fj ardener, who now pro posed to go 01 .ek to his own'minister, | who, bad as h e was, "wad neither be fishin' nor ...