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BALLARAT PIG MARKET. Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 29 August 1914
BALLARAT PIG MARKET. ■Wednesday. Coil's and TNillitm report .—The suppl.v of pigs in nil classes was a moderate one. hut the quality generally was good. J!a coners: A much smaller supply than of late, but the bulk were- of prime quality. For best sorts competition was keen, ami a slight advance on last week's rates can lie recorded. The fop price of the mar ket was .CI 1G 6 obtained for a pen sold on account of -Mrs Giillin and Sons. Cog hill's Creek: while for a pen of extra lioavy weights .Hi 1S.6 was realised. Other prime pens of baconers made from .£1,6/ to .£4,10/, extra quality from .£4/12/6 to .CI ]&lt;!■'. good haeoner* .£3/15/ to .CI.'-!/, others .£3,5/ to 03,12/. Choppers and baekfatters: Short supply, market very firm, selling freely to -.EO/Ul/, which was obtained for a nice sow of .Mr .1. 13. Stephens, Sutton ]'«rk, Xowlyii; others from .£5 to .£G. in ferior and rough from £.'i upwards. Pork ers : Values were quite equal to last week, but liardly as good as prev...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 29 August 1914
Special Advertisements. 54 Yict. No. 1GCO. Ser Gl. 1 Kdw. Til. No. 17(K>. See. 4. lyfOTICE—A Rule to administer the JA Estate of Junes Lyons. Into of Sniytlicsdalv, clcigjinan. deceased, intes tate, who died on tiie'iGth J nne, 11'llias been granted lo me, and creditois.nixtof kin, and all othe-is having claims against the estate are nqnind to smd in parti culars of their claims to the Curator of the Estates o£ Deceased Persons, New Zealand Chambers, '183 Collins streei, Melbourne, on or before the 2Pth Sep tember, 1014, or they may be excluded from the distribution of the Estate when the assets are being distributed , J W STRONGER. Curator of Estates of Deceased Persons. Melbourne, 17th August, l'.tll. Public Notices AllcHin Bros. THE Largest Wholesale and Retail Manufacturers and Importers in the State of— HARNESS, BIDING SADDLES, COL LARS, HANDBAGS, Gladstone Bags. Trunks, Footballs,Leg eings, Tents, Tarpaulins, Horso Rugs, Water Baps, Oil Coats, and Alcock's Fishing Tackio. 2...
MR COLDHAM AT BERRINGA. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 29 August 1914
Jill COLDUAM AT I5K1UUXGA. Mr P. 11. Coldham, the Liberal candi date for the representation of the Uallu rat seat in the House of Kepreseuta lives, addre^ed a very large and good-humored meeting of electors on Friday evening in O'i'arroll's Hall. Mr L. Hansen occupied the chair. The candidate spoke at length upon the various plonks in the Liberal Party's platform. Touching upon the matter of preference to unionists, lie stat ed that he did not object to men forming themselves into a union for their self proteetion in industrial affairs; but he strongly objected to the political element being introduced into the unions, and ho pointed out that in New South Wales the member* of unions contributed .£199,000, out of which only i21,000 had been distri buted in industrial benefits, and .£136,000 in management expenses and walking de legates, or a total of 78 per cent., was spent in-political matters, .for all the benefits the men received by giving such large contributions from their earn...
THE IDYLL OF DENVER'S GULCH. TELLING OF OPEN SPACES, A GRIM CONSPIRACY, AND A GREAT LOVE. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 29 August 1914
THE IDYLL OF DENVER'S GULCH. TELLING OF OPEN SPACES, A GRIM CONSPIRACY, AND A GREAT LOVE. "A girl—a pretty one! Con Itildare, it's a dream! Go on with it!" [ There was some excuse for the: young man's conclusion. A few min utes ago he had been riding under grey skies, over an undulating rlain, with no sign of a living creature save the horse lie bestrode. Now he found himself transported to a country where the air was a dazzling mass of green, yellow and blue light, where a roar of many waters was in his ears, and where a fair, unknown face lean ed over him, and an unknown voice ■ murmured inarticulately but entranc ingly. He closed his eyes, but instantly flashed them open again, shocked at liis own mundane conclusion. "It's an angel!" lie muttered apologetically, j Again his eyes closed, but the lights were vanishing, the. roar subsid- j ing, and the celestial visitant was now speaking intelligibly, witli most unangclic impatience. i "Oh, do wake! Don't lie there talk ing nonsense...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 29 August 1914
ihrongM Australasia TESTIFY TO AND RECGMR3END PIAn^ira *» Mil cm er t*ti •; S^&IM %ih 8 I I 111 NURSE ENDRES, of Burbon Street, Bundaberg (Q.)» writes: " I was so ill I longed for the hour when I would be at peace." Read her letter: CLEMENTS TONIC LTD. *' Until two years ago 1 (allowed my profession oi LADIES NURSE, residing then .it Mt. Perry. Overwork brought cn a TOTAL COLLAPSE OF MY NERVOUS SYSTEM. I was treated by several doctors, but grew worse, and becamc so low and suffered so much that 1 despaired ol ever being well again; in fact. ONE DOCTOR SAID THE END WAS VERY NEAR; and, indeed. I ONLY LONGED FOR THE HOUR WHEN 1 WOULD BE AT PEACE. A friend, who was most per sistent in tier efforts, finally made me Irv Clements Tonic. AND IT PROVED MY SALVATION. Four bottles saw inc up and about, and now, although well advanced in years. I am strong and active, and well able to look alter the business 1 have. 1 ATTRIBUTE THAT ENTIRELY TO CLEMENTS TONIC. AND WOULD BE PLEASED IF YO...
AN OLD MAN'S CRADLE. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 5 September 1914
I | AN OLD MAN'S CRADLE. There was a man o£ seventy in1 Paris, named Wallace Superneau, whQ slept in the cradle he was rocked in when a baby. He never slept one night of liis long life in any other bed. The youngest of a family of boys, Wallace retained his place in the cradle as he grew older. He soon be came too tall to lie in it full length, but ho overcame this difficulty by drawing his knees upward. Each night he rested his feet squarely on to the bottom of the cradle, swayed his knees to and fro, and rocked himself to sleep as he did when a small boy. The hab it was formed in babyhood and was never broken.
FODDER EQUIVALENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 5 September 1914
FODDER EQUIVALENTS. Comparative tables o£ the nutritive value of various foods, and the pro portions of proteids, fats, and carbo hydrates they contain, have long been available for students of human die tetics. That similar tables would be equally valuable to breeders of domes tic animals is obvious- According' to "La Ilevue" (Paris), such tables are now furnished by Prof. .Mallevie, who holds the chair of zootechnology in. the National Agronomic Institute of I France. "For the first time we are in pos session of fodder equivalents. We now have a precise knowledge of the value to horses or cattle of definite' quantities of hay, straw, clover, flax seed cake, and beets, in what mea sure they can be substituted for each other to attain the same result and what economy or other advantage may result from such substitution." .M. Mallevie shows that six pounds of meadow hay give the same alimen tary result as 2 pounds of wheat straw, 2% pounds of wheat bran, 22 pounds of beets, 5M: pound...
FROM A WIFE'S DIARY. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 5 September 1914
FROM A WIFE'S DIARY. Monday: Observed to Charley at the 'ureakfast table this morning-that I 'thought a change of scene would b& beneficial to us both. He replied that it would be impossible for him to get away from business at present. Tuesday: Ventured to remark that, when we took a trip, it would 'be just splendid to go to Paris. He seemed vexed at the renewal of the subject, and said Quite decidedly that there was no use to talk about it. Wednesday: AVrote to dear mam ma, inviting her to pay us a visit, and requesting an answer by teleJ graph Thursday: Made no allusion, to our going out of town, but followed Char ley to the front door and kissed him affectionately as he left. Friday: Received a letter from dear mamma saying she would come next week. Left it lying open on the table in Charley's room. Saturday: Charley says that he has been able to arrange his business. We're off to Paris next week. I
CARE AND WORRY. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 5 September 1914
CARE AND WORRY. You have heard of Care and Worry— dark visitors, they say, Who stalk about familiar as Hamlet's ghost at play. They come and tarry with you, un bidden and unasked, And flaunt their gaunt arms o'er you —add weight to every task. They watch the rays of sunshine, and guard your open door, Lest Light and Hope may enter and sing the songs of yore. Close friends are Care and Worry, they laugh and dance with glee, And pile the faggots higher at each white lock they see. Tlicy glory in the shadows their black robes lling about, And while the cloud is o'er you they laugh and dance and shout. Tliey ever walk before you, for should they fall behind, Their forms would vanish from you like mist before the wind But over on the other side wait Love and Hope and Joy, .Mother and wife and sister, and little Bob, your boy. The robin sings in the willow and the skylark chants his lay, And flowers blossom about you from the morn till close of day. I'iing back at Care and Worry their bla...
CHANCE-AND A WOMAN. The Story of a Forgery and a Cynic's Reformation. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 5 September 1914
ICHANCE-AND A WOMAN.! The Story of a Forgery and a Cynic's Reformation. "Mr. Canning," announced tlie foot man. Warren Toclcenham did not look up from his littered writing-table. He wrote on for many minutes, and each seemed an hour to the visitor stand ing by the door. When at last ho put down his pen, he reached for a cigar, jabbed its end into a cutter, and stuff ed it into his mouth before glancing around. "Well, Richard " We looked at the caller over the flic kering match and through clouds of fragrant cigar smoke. "I beg your pardon," he observed, but tiiere was no trace of apology in his voice. "I fancied my fool of a man said 'Canning'." "He did, Mr. Tockenliam. My name is Canning. Ricljard's my brother." Tho youth—ho was little more than a boy—came a step forward. "X know you're a very busy man, that your time's very precious," he added eagerly. "I wondered if you could spare me live minutes. The matter's very urgent. It—it is life or death, Mr. Toclcenham." "My life or my ...
STONE AGE CEMETERY. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 5 September 1914
STONE AGE CEMETERY. An important archaeological discov ery is announced in the shape of a burial place of the Stone Age which has just been found by Professor Dall Osso, of Ancona, in the Valle Vi'orata, in the Abruzzi, Central Italy. The bodies are not buried, but are all laid in small cabins containing froni two to eight each, and are rang ed on both sides of these little huts on low platforms sloping towards the centre. With one exception the bodies all rest on one side with the knees drawn up, and it is assumed that the dead were placed in this position to give them the attitude of prayer in their death chamber, for it has been established that the custom of praying on one's knees was already in exist ence in the Stone Age in Egypt. PATTERN FOR LADY'S ONE-PIECE FROCK. The illustration above shows a use ful little one-piece frock suitable for house or street wear. It may be made up in serge, cloth, tweed or any wool len material. A reliablo paper pat tern is obtainable. It repres...
HIS FATHER'S PAL. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 5 September 1914
HIS FATHER'S PAL. I By John J. Armstrong. Across the little gate-legged, table the gaze of the two old friends met, to set them smiling. "So you thought I'd forgotten you, Mary?" said the white-haired Thomas, in his quiet, genial way. "A tiresome, old, grey-haired wo man, Tom " Thomas arrested her with protest ing finger. "Never that to me," he declared, leaning forward a little nearer. "When Joe was taken home—the friend who since hoyliood had been closer than a brother—there was a gap in my life which you and the boy have helped to fill. Eighteen years since the dear chap charged me to look after you, Mary. We managed to straighten things out pretty well, and you've kept going very comfortably. The boy is now twenty-eight, and a fine fellow— Joe, as I knew liim at his age, over again." He noted the change of expression at the mention of the lad, and read be hind it the mother's anxiety. Joe was kicking over the traces. He knew that well enough. The night before he had seen him, fl...
Commercial. ROKEWOOD STOCK SALE. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 5 September 1914
Commercial. :0: ROSEWOOD STOCK SALE. Dalgety and Co. report:— At our monthly aalo at Rokewood we yarded 300 sheep and 30 cattle. We had a good attendance of buyers, and report a very successful sale, the quality of sheep being particularly good. We sold as follows:—Account G. H. Stanbrook, 28 comeback wethers, 21s lid; 7 comeback ewes, 16s, lambs (this season's)—On account J. Boyle, 12 comeback wethers, 25s 6d; C. Wilding, 27 do, 20s; 4 ewes, 15s; E. J. Routson, 23 do, 21s; 13 comeback ewes, 17s 9d; Butler Bros., 5 crossbred owes, 21s; 10 merino wethers, 19s 5d; S. Snerry, 10 comeback ewes, 14s; C. E. Jacka, 22 crossbred wethers, 24s lOd; R. Scully, 16 comeback ewes, 17s Id; P. Mellington, 18 comeback wethers, 14s Id; M. Wakoling, 8 merino wethers, 21s; 30 ewes and lambs, 16s 9d; J. Boyle, 28 this season's lambs at 13s 9d. Cattle—Fat cows: G. M'Donald, 2 at £7 13s 6d; 1 at .£6 18s 6d; 1 at £6 lis; 1 at £5 17s 6d ; C. James, milker, £4 18s fid; a fair demand for young cattle and stor...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 5 September 1914
Nurse Menzies of Mica St., Broken Hill, N.S.W. ' who has a v,i»t experience in fever and operating cases, and during her pro fessional career has been associated with some of ADELAIDE'S LEADING SURGEONS gives her opinion, after close observation, of the strengthening powers of CLEMENTS « TONIC ( CLEMENTS TONIC LTD., "For months I have read the testimonies of nurses in the papers, expressing their opinion of the valu able medicine, Clements Tonic. "I qualified for the pro felision over 40 years ago, and in earlier days I was associated with some of Adelaide's cleverest sur geons. Until 12 years ago I nursed in South Aus tralia, and am at present on the Barrier Fields. I have had great experi ence, and can endorse the testimonies of the nurses I have read. I have closely ' npted the effect of medicines upon my patients, and years ago -was satisfied Clements Tonic had no equal. I am still of that opinion. Use this as you wish. (Signed) NURSE MENZIES." : Broke. HUI. 24/1/13. o^fifinal l...
BALLARAT HORSE MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 5 September 1914
- BAI,£AI?.1T HOUSE iTAHEET. Coglilan, Boase, and Co. report: — Wo offered at auction at our yards this week 317 horses. 91 cattle, 247 pig?, €9 sheep. Horses: Fair supplies came forward lor to-day's market, comprising a few good draught mares and geldings, 4 to 6 years old, a number of 7-year-old to aped draughts and unbroken colls ;ind fillies, together with a wood entry of light har: ness sorts and ponies. Our principal con signments to-day came from the War jacknabeal. Bin-hip, and the local dis trict, together with tho usual entry of City and Town animals. Owing to the continued dry weather and counter-attrac tions locally the attendance was not as largo as could be desired, consequently biddings lacked the animation displayed jit the previous week's sale. Good draughts htill command fair attention, but aged horses and unbroken sorts are difficult to quit. Light harness horses and ponies met with a fair enquiry and changed hands at late prices. We have enquiries for a few good,...
A[?]st the Mines. PITFIELD COMPANY. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 5 September 1914
. Rmooysi me mines. riTFIELD COMPANY. - At a meeting-of directors of the Pit field Mining' Company, held on Saturday evening, it waa reported that arrftiigo ulentd liad boon 'completed to liavo an oiigine on tho ground to work tlio pump in a day or two. It was also decidod to arrange for the men to 6tart below on the 7th September. Owing to living too j far away from Pitfield, Mr W. Sc-arft re signed as a director, and Mr A. E. Bbbela was appointed in his stead. The "Williams Fancy haB declared another dividend of 6d, with a bonus of a similar amount, absorb ing £1200. After providing for the distribution, and voting £105 to the Berringa Patriotic Fund, they have a nubstantial sum to the credit of the current account. The principal faces in the mine are still wearing a satisfactory appearance.
BALLARAT STORE AND DAIRY CATTLE MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 5 September 1914
HOLLARAT STOKE AND DAIRY CATTLE MARKET. Coghlan, Boase, ami Co. report:—Lim ited tupnlies in nil classes forward for tliis week's market. Fat cattle: Tliere wns a good attendance of the trade pre sent, competition was keen. and a com plete clearance effected at late liigli rallies. Light-weight bullocks made from .£7/10/ to .£8 to ,£8/12/6; heifers. .i'S S/ to JE7/2/6; light, from .£4/17/ to .£5/15/. Bulls:'Only one yarded, which realised £Gjl'J]. Store cattle: Owiiijr tu contin ued dry state of the weather, holders from the North in most cases are com pelled to get rid of all. their surplus cattle, and are selling without reserve. Consequently the heavy supplies are re ~ ducing values considerably, especially for any low-conditioned stock. A few 2 year-old heifers in forward condition made from 47/ to 50/ to 56/ to 62/C; 18 months-old steers. 32/ to 35/ to 41/. Store rows made from 45/ to 50/ to GO/; extra, to 70/; old and inferior, from 30/. Milk ers: None penned; but there is a s...
BALLARAT WHOLESALE DAIRY PRODUCE MARKET. Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 5 September 1914
BALLAKAT WHOLESALE DAIRY PRODUCE MAKKET. Thursday. T. J. Lawless and Co. (late M'Gregor Bros.) report:—Button Primo factory prints, 1/; lump, dairy, 9d; separa tor, 10id to lid. Eggs, 3d to Did. Bacon: Sides, lOd to lid; middles, 1/; ham, 1/; Lard, 81d. Honey, 3id to 3icL Cheese, 8Jd to 9d. Phillips and Chamberlain report:— Butter: Primo factory prints, II; lump. Hid to 1/; separator, lOd; dairy, 8d. Eggs, 9d. Bacon : Sides, lid; mid dles, 11; bam, If. Lard, 8Jd. Cheese, 8-ld. Onions: Brown Spanish, £10! 10J. Potatoes, £4/101 to JBo/10/. B ALLAH AT POULTRY MARKET. T. J. Lawless and Co. report.—A fair supply penned, and prices easier, excepting for prime birds, which 6old well; poor lots very dull. Turkeys: Prime gobblers and hens mado 8d per lb; medium, 6d to 7jd. Prime roosters to 5/ per pair, me dium 3/ to 3/9; best liens niado 4/3, me dium 2/9 to 3/3, inferior lower; forward pullets, from 3/6 to 4/; prime ducks, 4/9; Kunncrs, 3/6; pigeons, 1/3 to 1/6.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 5 September 1914
Business Notices. The Best Place Fob BRIDAL PORTRAITS ENLARGEMENTS. j Our Enlargements arc as beatiful as tHe rest of our work. We will j make enlargements from any photo graphs—no matter how old or faded —and guarantee satisfaction. Write us to-day, Size of Size of Enlargement. Mount. Price. 12 x 16 20 x 16 25/ 23 x 17 15 x 12 30J The class of Clients that we havo is indicative of the quality of our work. When Brides from every part of Aus tralia sit to us for their Bridal Portraits it is safe to assume that our work ap peals to them, therefore, the Bride who desires a lifetime of satisfaction from her Bridal Portrait should make an ap pointment with us without delay* Two Positions Taken. Two Proofs' Submitted. Studio and Dressing Rooms Heated During Winter. OPEN SATURDAY AFTERNOON. RICHARDS «& CO. World-Famed PHOTOGRAPHERS STURT STREET, BALLARAT. •T. C. DEARDEN, Proprietor. Eye=slgHt Tested. . Rrpe. «. • GLASSES FROM 5s. C. MARKS & CO, Watchmakers, Jewellers, ami O...
The European war. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 5 September 1914
He Euiopeag war. At Scarsdale it has been decided to hold a patriotic concert ou Fri day, 18th September. The pro gramme will be farniBhed by lead ing local and district performers, and State school children. The ladies connected with the Berringa Presbyterian Guild have almost completed the parcel of socks for the soldiers at the front. They will be forwarded to the proper quarter during the coming week. The Minister of Public Instruc tion has decided that a Patriotic Fund shall be raised by the State schools of Victoria. It has b6en de cided that each school shall form a collecting centre for the raising of moneys to be paid to the Treasurer. The head teacher. should open a subscription list, and take charge of moneys contributed by teachers, school committees, pupils, and friends. It Bhould be pointed oat that in the war in which the British Empire is involved, her resources will be strained to the nttermoBt. Where the safety of the nation is at stake every individual should be p...