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Walt For Me. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 25 April 1914
Walt For Me. Ai, old couple in Glasgow were in a very depressed state owing to dull trade. Thinking their son in America would help then), they wrote, stating their trouble, and that if ho did not help them they would have to go 'into the poorbouse. Three weeks passed, and then came a letter from their son, saying: "Dear Mither and Faither,-Just wait another fortnicht, an' I'll conime hame an' gang wi' ye.-Your afofection ate son."
COMMERCIAL. MERCURY Office, Friday evening. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 25 April 1914
COMMEIAROIAL, NInouiw Ofice, Friday eventing, Wl(OLESALE, F.TAJL, Flour, £8/17/6O 1llour, 15U ib, bag I 1510 Ch £3f, £3 chaff, 4/ Freslh Uottcot, dnlrtv, Fresh butter, 1/1 101; Usatory, 312 Uaotorv, 1,1 E~ggs, 1/1 Lgs, 113 Baoon, III BaconI~S" 112, 4haheo, 83 ChOses, 1Od 'Pollard, £6 per ton. Pollard, 1/3 Bran, £5 per ton Bran, 1/3 Potatoes, 0/ Potatooe, 2/ per qr
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 25 April 1914
$poolal df vertiroomonti. JAS. ROE & SONS, INVITE INSPECTION OF S The Acme Patent Insures the Health and Comfort of your Horse. The titan 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 animual suffers rout the very exposure thatthe owner sought to prevent. This is just where the " FITZESV " RUG comes in, It tnever fails I Once placed in position the patent device inisures it remaining securely adjusted. It is not alone cheaper-bbut better than atty other patent rug, It has a solid grip of 28 itnches along the side, It canntot he dragged tunder foot and destroyed, It is made by skilful workmtanshipof high quality mtaterlial. HORSE RUGS. COW RUGS. ft, 8 in, t fr. G It. 6' In, 7 ft. 4 It. 6 In ' Er, 5 f F 6 10. 6 f 0 8/46 9/6 10/6 11/6 6/9 7/6 8/6 - 13/6 14/6 15/6 16/6 11/0 12/6 13/6 14/6 15/* 10/6 17/6 - -"""" 170 1/6 1/6 921/ Other Hoerse Rugs to be all jobbed out oi...
METHODIST CHURCH. WELCOME SOCIAL. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 25 April 1914
METHODIST OHUROCHI IWELCO h0"I SOCIAL, Swas recently announced in these S that the Rov. F, 13, Oldham cad te ointed to the charge of b ee appoiPb circuit in tide district, tho e let W. J Bush was the now nis thiory il eOutection with the 3S10ionry Itiad Methodist Ohurcc, elene U euntlemn havle arrived in S rnauda n av ev ucomimenced duty. tAccordonc witi ua nl custom, the o 0 of the church arrangr d a ePeenhcr3 ,ecomle social, which woas hld I at the 1 \altio root M Tethodisb Sunday S10 on \VoWdLiesday night, when Mr. I SolO r9 O IRLdh ald f miu ly an i nlM r. ash were gU' row. Thero was a good ttloce, and Mr. 1. J. T. Grigg, cretY to the Oburb Trust, presided,. The intriorof the building was prettily dAccroted,. p0or edings were opened with a bye, After which the Rev. Mr. Old hoa engaged in prayer, The chairman mentioned at the out' pe that they had assembled that night to extend a welcome to Mr. and Mre,s Oldhe" and family and Mr. Bush,` Ast of those present had heard Mr. Oddbha's...
AN AUSTRALIAN RAIN-MAKER. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 25 April 1914
AN AUSTRALIAN RAIN-MAKER, Little did the Premiers of New South Wales, Victoria, and South Australia think when they were wrangling the other lday over the Perenninal Murray waters question hlat the solution of the whole diffi culty arising from the rival claims of irrigation and navigation had been ar rivedl at by. aii olicer of the Common wealth Government. Thliis modern reader of riddles, Air. I3alsilie, the Commonwealth wireleps expert, claims to have solved the problem of rain-making that has puzzled the wits of men for untold ages, For some time back it has been known that Mr. Balsillie was of the opinion that lie had by means of electrical science obtained a mastery over the clouds. That, even in these days of scientific marvels, must rank as something ex traordinary. Mr. Balsillie has taken preliminary steps towards turning his discovery to practical use by lodging an application for letters patent for his rain-making devices, and it is un derstood a company is to be formed w...
COMMONWEALTH ELECTORAL ACT. COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 25 April 1914
COMMONWEALTH ELECTORAL ACT. COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA. It is Jntended forthwith to enter upon a complete review of the Commonwealth Electoral Rolls for the State of Victoria. It Wvlll be the duty of the Electoral' offi lcials, under the law to take proceedings against any persons who have failed to comply with the compulpory provisions of the Electoral Act in respect to enrol ment, and to take the necessary legal action to remove from the Rolls on which they now appear any names which under the law. should not be retained on such Rolls, Every qualifled person not already cor rectly enrolled, including every elector who has changed lis or her place of living, but who has not taken the neces sary acnotion to secure correct enrolment for the Subdivision of. the\Electorate in which he or she lives and has lived for a period of not less than one month, is ad vised to at oncecomply with theo.law by completing and lodging the required form of claim with the Electoral -Registrar concerned, ...
VARIETIES IN COURTING. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 25 April 1914
*VARIETIES IN COURTING, "Probably there hi no instance," said Sir Arthur Helps, in which two lovers have made love exactly in the sanle way as any other two lovers, since the world began," lie cites t number of instances:- Barkis insinuated, Vivien charmedl Merlin, Alexander imado a bontlro for Thais. Bassnato #soft-soldered Portia with a leaden casket, The garrulous female in the "Ara bail Nights" told her husband stories, HIlppomenes had a close race for Atalanta, but ho played an apple-gamne on her, In the Polynesian Islands they win their hearts Iy beating their heads with a shillelagh, Henry the ]ighthl and Bluebeard were off with the ]head of the old love be. fore they were on with the new, Newton tpoked dlown the tobacco in his pipe with his sweetlheart'slnluger i warm token of affoectioln. Trlstranm did it mostly with the harp, and was likewise anything but truthful, His two lsoldes were too many for him. fothweoll was inclined to Mary, and locked her ump in hie castle. Cobb...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 25 April 1914
VICTORIAN o producers Co 1 t Operativo Co. Ltd. dtlic403 Cohlus.a tt, Melbourne, bi llaad OIfdc A Uraia ghod-Williamatown. Wool, Hide, and Skin Stores. LiI DAIRY PRODUOE. Stook Sales-Melbourfo, liondigo, Sun' o arand Nagamble, oad, Estlate, and lusuranoO Agents, hi u ****** I : a ags, Manures, Oils, Twine, Gro. 1 rlea &o' tr. ENQUIRIIS INVITBED), P10 1,11 p ig ofh be ROYAL MAIll STEAMERS btb MELBOURNE tl EVERY ALTERNATE' \VEEK FOR b ARSEI11ES & LONDON calling at t'l TI Adelaidc, Fremantle, Colombo, Aden, hI Port Said, Gibraltar, Plymouth on route lit With pcrmiuion to call at Orindiui FIRST and SECOND Saloon only' Return Ticket to Europe available for Two Years RATES OF PASSAGE MONEY To FREMANTLE Siatle £ 10r, to £9 10, Return £1 10,. to £14 5,. If To COLOMBO Sagler £27 10. to £34 2, Return £40 14. to £50 12,. ( To BOMBAY and CALCUTTA to Sutle £29 14. to £37 8,. Return £44 to £56 2,, To MARSEILLES Siots £39 I. to £78 21. Return £66 to £116 12,. on * To LONDON sn Silu...
THE TENDER-HEARTED CAT. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 25 April 1914
THE TENDER*HEARTED CAT, This story is told by a Manchester Inan:- "A neighbor of mine has a cat that hunts birds and pigeons with tragic ;rllen t,. -A flock.ot,plgeono frequently iles downfrom 'an adjolining roof to my lawn, and though many times the cat has boon driven away by lmy son, it has captured several of the birds. "Recontly a ono-legged pigeon has appeared with the floolt, He has won the sympathy of all of us by the cour ageouos way ho gets about in rquest of insects, He is upt so easily alarmed as the rest of the flock, being the last to take to the air at a sign of danger. "''The whirr of the rising birds at. tracted my attention a few mornings ago, and, peering out from my window, I saw that the handicapped bird was hopping about near a thinly-grown hedge, behind which the cat was sneaking., Crouched low, and as still as a mouse, the prowler advanced to, ward an opening neat the' pigeon, The bird apparently was unaware of dani ger, Seeking new pickings, the bird ( hoppe...
AS HIS NEIGHBOURS SEE HIM. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 25 April 1914
AS HIS NEIGHBOURS SEE HIM. If heo ls poor, he is a had manager, If he Is rich, he is dishonest, If he needs credit, he can't get it. If ho is prospeorous, everyone wants to do him a favor. If ho's in politics, it's for what he can get, Jf ho is out of politics, you can't place him, and, h's no good for his country, If he doesn't give to charity, he's a stingy cuss, If he does, it's for show, If he is actively religious, ho Is a hypocrite, If he takes no interest in religion, he's a hardened sinner, Itf he shows affection, he's a soft specimen, If he seemis to care for no one, ho is cold-blooded, 0 If he dies young, there was a great future ahend of him, If he lives to an old age, he hus missed his call" ing.
LOCAL TELEPHONE EXCHANGE. LIST OF SUBSCRIBERS. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 25 April 1914
LO0AL TELEPHONE EX* OHANGE. LIST OF SUBSORIBERS, NAME, No. Avery, Mrs. A. F. ... ... 87 Bank of Now South Wales ... 77 Bank of Viotoria ... ,. 76 Bonnnti, Dr. J. II ... ... 27 Boll & Lorimer ... .,. 14 Blakoley, A. I, ... ,,, 50 Blenoowe, F. 0. . ,. ., 66 Bliss, W. R.... .. ,,, 61 Borouah Ofilooa, Town Hall ,,, 51 Bray, 0. . ,, ,,, 64 Bray, Lea. ... .. ., 91 Broono, MiBe ,. .. 104 Broadbont Bros. ,., ,, 42 Cemetery ..., ,, ... 69 Clover, ,F P. ... ... 34 Cookburn, 0, A. ,,, ,, 81 Cooper, ,.J. * ,,, ,.. 08 Convent of Meory ... .. 45 Oougle, A, J. (with extension to private house) .. ... 11 Crone, Jas . ,,, . 37 Daroy, Mr .., ., ,t, 80 Davleon, Rev, J. W, ,,, ., 07 Davles, F, E. t . .. . 44 Diokinoon, R ... ,,, 57 Divols, A, .., ... . 31 Doyle, Rev. G, ... ... 23 Dunkly, II. W. (ofiloe) ... 3 Dunkley, H. W. (reeldence) .. 17 Dunlop, Mrs. P. A, .,.. , 97 Edwards, H. , ... ... 6 Edwards, I. T. (private honse),,, 8 Edwards, Emily ... ... 35 Estate A. Gileo (with extension to Mrs....
JOIN THE ARMY [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 25 April 1914
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DATES OF COURTS. FOR YEAR 1914. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 25 April 1914
DATES OF COURTS. ---+--i·--·- FOR YEAR 1914. Tho following are tbo lixturee for the holding of courts at St. Arnaud durinog 1914; SuniEii COUwT. Tueeday, 12th May. Tuesday, 10th Novomber, COUNTY COURT ANI) GBNIRAL SESSION5. Tuesday, 31ab April, Thursday, 13th Augustb, Tuesday, 13th Oatober, Wednesday, 9th Decomber, Oriminal-Daily, Civil and Lioensing-The Polion Magistrato will sit on alternate Fri. days, commencing from 9/1/14, Civil buseinuees will be conducted in the other woolek on Tudoday.
PROPOSED BRIDGE OVER RICHARDSON RIVER. AT RICH AVON WEST. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 25 April 1914
PROPOSED BRIDGE OViVE RICHARDSON RIVE1, AT RIHI AVON WEST, Tire above mallter received further cot, sideration at tihe last meeting of the Dunounikle Shire Counoll, when a report wan presented by the engineer as follow,8 AR directed at last meeting, I ha canferird with Mr. Blakeley, engineer of IKarga ira Shire, concerning the slte for the propIosed additional bridge over tie Richardson at Rich Avon vest, .t a quite clear that on the completlon of the newA welr it will not be possible to croas the river ot either site without a bridge novertholeas we are'quite agreed that the money requilred to build a brldge could be spent in other ways in which it wouald benelit a larger number of ratepayerethan will be served by a brldge at either site but as the question remitted to ue was to recommend a site for a bridge, which the ratepayers have declared to he necessrary, I need not enlarge on that phase of the question, In urging on the council the neceeity for a bridge, the rateopayersr tre...
TRAIN SERVICE. ST. ARNAUD TO MELBOURNE. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 25 April 1914
TRAIN SERVIOE, ST. ARNAUD TO MELBOURNE. Loaves 7,86 ain, daily, arriveo 3,56 p.m. Fast train loaves 4 p.m. daily, arrives at 10 p.m. on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, and At 10.55 p.in on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays. MELBOURNE TO ST. ARNAUD. Leavoe 6.40 a.m. daily, arrives at 3,22 p.m. Fast train leavesoo 5.16 p.a, dally, arrives at 11,30 p.m. MOTOR TRAIN. Leaves Maryborough daily at 8.40 a,m. arriving at St, Arnaud at 10,36 a.m. Leaves St. Arnaud on return at 12.16 p11m. daily for Maryborough, arriving at 2.17 pln.
OTHER PLACES CONNECTED. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 25 April 1914
OTIHER PLACES CONNECTED. The local oxohangeo 1 conneated with tlhe ollowing piaooe, the ohargoe for oonvo eatione being ae under: Firet lovery additional 3 mluntes, 3 minutes. 3ealiba ,., 4 3d Dlunolly ,., Od .., d Cope (ope ... 3d 3d Maryborough 8d . d COriebrook 1/ .. Od Nowatead 1/ 9d Majoroca 1., I/ Od Bung Bong 1/ 9d Od Avoca .. 1/ O. 04 Donald ,.. 4d 3d Litchfield . d . 5d Massey . 8d Od Watchem .,. 8d . Sd Morton Plane 1/ Od 3irohip . 11 ,., 9d Kinnabulla. 1/ 1 Od Talbot .. 1/ Od Clunes Id . d Tarnagulla ., 8d . d Li nelly ... 8d id Newbridge 1/f . Od Inglewood 11 ., Od Moolerr .., 2 2d 2d Beaeley's Bridge 2d 2d Totington .., 2d .. 2d Winoaliok .. 4d 3id WioJelok North 4d ... 3d Paradise .., 3d .. 3d Navarro ., 8d 5d Landeborough Sd' . Od Jool Jool Sd .d Od Stawell ,., 11 . Od Melbourno ,, 1/10 ... 1/4 Ballatat 1/4 ,., I/ Geolge ,, 1/10 11/
SHOCKING FATALITIES. TWO ON THE ONE DATE. RAILWAY PORTER'S FATE [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 25 April 1914
8HOOKING FATALITIES, -----+-·B -·--- · TWO ON THE ONE DATE, RAILWAY PORTER13 FIATE Quito a gloom was cast over the town on Wednesday evening when It was made known that a fatal accident had occurred at the local railway station, the victim being a porter named Mr. W. L Lawrence, The circumstances are very sad, D)ceaued, who was about 30 years of age, had only been on duty at Stb, Arnaud for about two weeks. It appears that at about 7 30 o'clock p.m. he was attending to the 2,30 p,m, goods train from Maryborough, and a truck had to be ohunted into the goode oshred, The engine, which was in charge of Driver Ilorwig, the lirenan being Mr. E, Oppy, drew the truclk op the line to the Millett.street crossing. The truck having bees released, the driver stopped at the tank to take water into the engine, The truck, instead of running on thebo rails leading to the shed, went back along the line it had originally come fiom. Lawrenc asked tho driver to baclk the engine on to tbohe truck again, ...
ST.ARNAUD HIGH SCHOOL OFFICIAL OPENING. MINISTERIAL VISIT. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 25 April 1914
ST. ARNAUD HIGH 80HOOL I------4-.. - OFFICIAL OPENING. MINISTERIAL VISIT. The oifllcal opening of the St. Arnaud Iiglh School took place yesterday morn. Ing at 1t o'olock, the oorenony being perorformed by Sir Alexander Peaoook, Minister of IEduaition, who was acoonm panled to St. Arnaud by Mr. J,. . Pon lnpoton, M.L A. for Kara K'ira, and Mr. 'uagoll, Ohlof Inopector of tho EJunotlon. Dopartmont, There was a largo gather.. Ing of parents and townnfolk, Including many ladioi. Over 100 eoholara were seoted at the desks, and overything neco)o eary for the function had been nuon to by the prinolpal (Mr. Norman Dick) and ntaff. Hia Worahip tie Mayor (Or, W. J, Rowe) presidod, and the procoodingo throughout woro partloularly interoating. The Mayor bricily introduced the viitors, renarking that the people of St. Arnaud and diotriot wore dolighted ti welcome Sir Alexander Peacock and Mr. Fussell at a gatlhring of so much Import. anoo, They wore all corry that the DIrector of Education (Mr,...
THE COLONIAL BANK OF AUSTRALASIA LIMITED. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 25 April 1914
THE 00LONIAL LANK Op AUSTRALAIA LIM rr E , JThu blalanca.shoit of 'The Coloblal 0111I of Auatralaa Jltbiitcd for thI ha I lfly( ended J31it March last has buet Ien - ilthed. Tihe nat profit for tho alit ua amotttutd to 201),2l/7/4, A divideait o the rate of 7 paer cent, pur annuuw has ben aIade a on both IPrtoreunue aid Iordnary shares, U10,000 is acing placed to i0i)are o dur fund, ang :!2a,000 ar It Yas and ralilng that fund to £2uttoo T, reserve fund is now equal to uanaatd ht paid-up caspltal of tth batik, JNO he baing platard In reduttiona of bask Pac nfao, and 1485/r I beingll catr ied Ifro, Waord tto iext Ihall yea. Thu balace bsheet ahaw groat tatreng th it col bulllot debtaaturea and 01 Ohr lipild asesta, WhiC antount to JJu78b7/11/t, yi maore than anttioluat to pay all tii ourront acotout bhalanoue and other I hillitiet Ot deutnnad, andl Ia equal to 40 par cett of rhe t tal iabilltilo of tlho ban Ti0 batik alwayi Uhown groat strength In retarves but the figures are higher ...