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NEWS OF THE DAY. NON-UNIONIST ASSAULTED. [Newspaper Article] — Warracknabeal Herald — 7 April 1914
NEWS OF THE DAY. NON-UNIONIST ASSAULTED. I An assault ease.arising out of a non-unionist having threshed for lOd. an hour, was heard at the Casterton Cotirt, when Michael Kelly, junr., was fined £5, with £3 6/ costs, in default 2Sdays' imprisonment, for having-as saulted Sidney Grummett It was sta« ted in evidence that Kelly was a unionist. ■BLACKS TEACH AVIATORS. That boomerang throwing by the aborigines had led. to the .science of aviation was the opinion expressed by ;Mr. Harry Hawker at Ballarat. The aborigin'es, he said, had solved the problem of flight by the rapid mo tion of their boomerangs through air. Boomerangs were heavier than the air, and actually flew- through space, and large modern flying ma chines were built largely on the prin ciple of the blackfellow's boomerang. BITNYIP'S "FRMIiNTST ."RAT.T,. . "Women only" was the order at a social organised by the Girls'" Own Club at the Bunyip Hall. The club in vited the women of the district to the social, and -for the occas...
CRICKET. [Newspaper Article] — Warracknabeal Herald — 7 April 1914
CRICKET. The Blrcliip Association expcct to send a team to Brim on Good Friday to play a return match with the Coun try Cricket Association. The country team defeated Birchip by three runs hi tlie last match. A match between Lah and Warrnck unheal was played at AVerrlgar Pnrk on Saturday afternoon. "Warrackna boal declared their iuniugs closed, after making 136' for seven wickets. "Wilkinsbn ' '38, CaVen-' agh- 23.not out, R*. Lane 30, Bell 10, and Ainslie 17 were the highest scorers. Dawe got 3 wickets for 29, Freeman 2 for 34, and W. Ryan 2 for 38.- Lull were-all out for 112. P. Dawe'33, S. Dawe 17-, Eaton 12 not' out,-Thomas 10; and J. Rya;i 9 were the highest scorers. Wilkinson took 4 wickets for 20, R: -Lane' 4 for 17, and Bruhn 2 for 24."
AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY. ANNUAL MEETING. CHANGES IN COMMITTEE. [Newspaper Article] — Warracknabeal Herald — 7 April 1914
AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY. ANNUAL MEETING. CHANGES IN COMMITTEE. There was a large attendance at the annual meeting of the Agricultural 'Society, which was held at iMcCombe's 'Hall on Saturday after* noon. The president (Mr. C. He» 'witt) presided, and there was a large attendance. FINANCES AND .IMPROVEMENTS. . " The financial statement for the past year was read by the secretary. •It showed that the bank overdraft at the beginning of the year was £51S 0/6, and at the close £!5S9 6/9. Re ceipts included the following items i —Members' fees, £327 0/G; donations, £109 14/6; gates, £151 9/; sale of privileges, £102 0/6; entry fees, £35 15/; Government subsidy, £36 9/S ; rebate special'trains, £13 14/9; rent horse boxes and"stalls, £8. On the1 expenditure side prize money totalled l £363 .13/9, while £&lt;17S 6/5 was spent on improvements. In moving the adoption of the bal ance-sheet, the president said the most pleasing feature oL' the year was the increase that had taken place in m...
BRIM. SPORTS CONCERT. [Newspaper Article] — Warracknabeal Herald — 7 April 1914
BRIM. (From our Correspondent.) SPORTS CONCERT.... The concert held on sports night was well patronised, and tlie attractive programme presented thoroughly en joyed by the large and appreciative audience. The musical portion was well rendered, but the attraction of the evening was the "Mysterious. Aub rey," who delighted his . audience—it not his subjects—with liis sleight of hand tricks, and.tlie general wish ex pressed is that: his promised return performance may take place in' the near future. The sum ot £12 18/ was netted as. a result of the even ing's performance. STATIONMASTER TRANSFERRED. . Mv. O'llonnell, who has acted in tho .capacity of statiorimaster for. the last two years, has .been transferred to 'Welshpool. During his residence hero he lias proved most capable and oblig ing, and general regret is expressed at .his removal. . Mr. 'Thomas O'Brien (of the relieving staff)^ whose father was one of ~ Brim's statlonmasters some 13 ..years ■ ago, has been In charge till Satu...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Warracknabeal Herald — 7 April 1914
It Has No Equal. ■ "I had crampinK pains in the ...sto mach, and nothing gave me ease," says Mrs. A. Jones, .Main 'road, Mt.Clear, Vic. "Ab :a-- number rofcustomers .swear;.by Chamberlain's Colic and Diarriiooa iJlemedyi I thought I- would Klvo, it a trial,- and I got relief atter the first dose, f think. there is -notl*. ing. equal.' to Cjhamberlaiu's Colic . and -JJiarrhoea -Komedy. rtoi'-:=painsv in? the stomach." Sold hy Hutchinson and Co. and J. N. W00I09U.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Warracknabeal Herald — 7 April 1914
I The anniversary of tlxo^ Methodist Church, Brim. wiir be~ held, on Easter | Sunday, when services will be conduc ted at 2 30 and 7 p.m. by/Mr. i W._ Reed. . On • Easter Monday the i usual tea and public meeting .will be jheld." 4 ^ Swears By It. rr "My .little grandchild ; Olivo 'attacked with bronchitis,' and nothing I tried did her any good" - says. R.. Headifen, 1S6 Tasmaii street, NoWr town, N.Z. • "Hfivlner- geen^Chaniber" Iain's Cough ReraedyVadvertised bohu? most effective in the 'treatment . oC bronchitis, l 5 thought J:.woulci .try iti I did. ho, and Jt rcavcv lier Imm©* diato rolief lrom lhe\fu*stvdbgo.;: I swear by .Chamberlain's- &lt;3ough'R0* medy."- flold by Hutchinson: and Co«, and J. N. . Woolcott,
STAWELL EASTER CARNIVAL. ATHLETIC CLUB'S SPORTS. [Newspaper Article] — Warracknabeal Herald — 7 April 1914
STAWELL EASTER CARNIVAL. ATHLETIC CLUB'S SPORTS. Given .fine weather, it .can be confi dently stated that' the. attendance at the Stawell Athletic Club's 37th Eas. fer festival Avill transcend all previous gatherings, and the pretty' Central Park, which is looking very trim and gay just now under the skilful charge of Mr. Rowe, the curator, will on Easter Monday be crowded with the beauty and fashion of not only the surrounding districts, but o'f. centres far removed for the magnificent sport provided, and the ideal management conduce to make the gathering some* thing to be remembered and visited again: and again. : . Already the!advance guard of the visiting throng have arrived, and ta ken up tlieir temporary residence at 'Stawell, and up till the eventful day will visitors come to hand and fill up the available acommodation, the •final rusli being by the special trains from all parts on Easter &lt;Mouday mor ning, crowding in in all their happi ness and holiday spirit, unt...
MEXICAN FIGHTING. TERRIBLE SLAUGHTER. WASHINGTON Friday Night.fr [Newspaper Article] — Warracknabeal Herald — 7 April 1914
MEXICAN FIGHTING. TERRIBLE SLAUGHTER. W'ASHTNOTnM liVfrlnv "Mlo-hfr The latest -news--from-Mexico'shows that whilst the town of Torreon was captured, it was at a-very, high price. It is stated that .6000 dead liayo been accounted for on both sides. ■Dea.d bodies can- be found in all direc» tions in the streets." General Villa's cavalry is pursuing, the flying Government troops. When the news of the victory reach'I ed Juarez a time of .''Mafficking" was indulged in. The; populace marched behind bands, and flags were hoisted, and the rejoicing was general. ~
WHITE WOLVES RAVAGE. HORRIBLE TORTURES. THOUSANDS KILLED. PEKIN, Saturday. [Newspaper Article] — Warracknabeal Herald — 7 April 1914
WHITE WOLVES RAVAGE HORRIBLE TORTURES. THOUSANDS KILLED. - " PEKIN, 'Saturday. ' Advices received-here state that the sacking* of Puang-Chow. was perpetra ted with appalling ferocity. - "White Wolf" bandits shot, hacked, and burnt old womem who were believed to liavo money, and tortured - many in*.a; most horrible.- manner.: A man .: who was escaping "from the wall which he. bad defended-was :first shot and thon poun-: ded to death with; bricks/ - The. brigades; :lootcd . the -Treasury, and . made - the crowds scramble, for copper coins aud_notesi shooting :any« one who appeared to be'gettins-more than his share. Over 1000;. persons Avero slaughter ed, including, a -magistrate, - who,. was hacked :.tO' pieces, His:: remains .wore then soaked' in:.kerosene and burnt; • 'At..'.an*1 adjoining ;;town,- where the people imprudently fired tw$ rusty old cannons, the whole population of men, women -and: children were -killed.
SPORTING NEWS. TURF. [Newspaper Article] — Warracknabeal Herald — 7 April 1914
SPORTING NEWS. TURF. 'Acceptances ; are not■due . until I Thursday for the big turf events in j Sydney, and .■witli such a large. num». ■ber still in both races, the ,work of sifting thom down to two or threo is not easy.- The Doncaster Handicap, run over a mile course, in not a good race to meddlo with, as so many can set a fast mllo; and it is usually hard 'to; pick. Victoria has sent over some of her: best sprinters; and, perhaps, Aleconner, Rathlen, Audacity, or Gold Brow may. be equal to.bringing tlio «rioK;Jpri^e;;,this;;way^;aUhough $ucli horses as Aurlfor, Lochano, Si. Sredoc, I Jseau" "iSpult,-: and Brunliilda will giV0 .thorn a hard - tussle . to- do It. Of . tlio Victorian lot, perhaps Kathlea and Gold Drew niay prove best' mid,of •the - Sydney ..horsoii we liko Aurlfer ■Brunhilda, and Beau Sonlt. Both the latter, ran good races at Ro'sehlll, and ■will probably improve. To mako a so lection for the Doncaator, wo would take BRUNHILDA or AUHIPKR in win, with AUDACITY ami BE...
BANGERANG. FEED SCARCE. [Newspaper Article] — Warracknabeal Herald — 7 April 1914
BANCERAHC. (From our Correspondent.) PEED SCARCE. Although 011 several occasions late ly it looked as if there would be an im minent downpour, it lias passed off with only a few p'oints. Rain would be very acceptable, as it would cause the green feed to grow and germinate the weeds on the fallow. Feed is very scarce; and a number of farmers have taken their spare stock to Lake Bul oke for grass. The sowing of oats is general, and a largo area will be sown. In a few instances wheat has been sown, but sowing will not be gen eral for a few weeks. •LADIES AT CRICKET. A- very enjoyable, ladles' cricket match was played here on the-25th ult. between the Wilkur and Banger ang ladies. Bangerang .were ilrst at the wickets, and made 34.. - M.is-3 Vaughah (8), Miss Kelm (7) and Misses I. Brown, A. Haeusler and-Mrs. A. Lierscli 4 each were the chief con tributors. The Wilkur ladles were in great form-with the bat, and ,put together 94, and thus won by 60 runs. Miss McErvnlo (28), Miss J. Blair ...
OBITUARY. MRS. MARY ANN PALMER. [Newspaper Article] — Warracknabeal Herald — 7 April 1914
OBITUARY. MRS.:'MARY ANN PALMER.'' ■ Tlio death occurrod in .'WnrracUnn* bcal on Sunday morning of Mrs. Mary Ann Palmer, wife of Mr. T. "W. Pal mer, jimr., aiul- the sail event occa sioncd general expressions bf. "regrot. . Mrs. Palmer had been ' in "delicate health for some time, but no apprehen sion was felt respecting her condition till about a fortnight ago, when it as sumed a serious aspcct. .Everything possible was done for the patient, but without avail. Deceased, who was tho daughter of the late Mr. M. W. Butler, was 3? years of age. She was born at Kellalac, and spent the whole of her life in the AVarracknabeal district. Mrs Palmer was very highly respected, and her death at such an early age is deplored by her friends. The blow 'Is a heavy one , for Mr. Palmer, who " is left with one child, a boy nearly, four years old. Deceased leaves four bro thers, .all ^of whom are farming, at Sheep Mills, and four sisters, two of whom are married, viz., Mrs. M. Burns of Wallun. and Mr...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Warracknabeal Herald — 7 April 1914
A GHOST IN WARRACKNABEAL. WATCH OUT TO-NIGHT. To have a real live ghost prowling around the town would not only he alarming to the public, but disastrous., to the ladles. The ghost wo refer to is jnerely ' the:' ghost of. the' hypnotic magician, Auurcv, 10 be seen to-niglit at the Melba Theatre. The "Mysteri ous Aubrey" Is staging his; new crea tive ^elaborate illusions,. the like "of which, has never, before been seen here; and now you have an opportun ity of seeing an exceptionally marvel lous act, and as it is in all probability his final performance in "Warrackna beal, don't miss this rare treat. Ail were surprised and mystiificd at Aubrey's last performance, but to night you -will'be amazed and bewil dered • You will on]oy a hearty laugh at the»great hypnotic laughter v show. An all now ,programme. No- old tricks or Illusions, and when you are watching Aubrey your closest ho is | someone else, and -someone elBe is he; i The. handcuff act has been accepted, and Constable O'Neill...
PERSONAL. [Newspaper Article] — Warracknabeal Herald — 7 April 1914
PERSONAL. Mr. Sampson, M.I\, who has been on a visit to West Australia, In com priny with. Mrs. Sampson, has returned to Victoria. An extensive tour was made of the western State, and, Mr. Sampson was much impressed with the development that is taking place in that part of the Commonwealth. It has been learned with regret by j their many friends that-'Mr. and &lt;Mrs, I [ It. H. Stainthorpe will shortly be tak ing their doparture from the district. Having leased their property for a term of years, they have determined to settle iii the metropolis. For many years Sir. Stainthorpe has taken an active interest in public "affairs, and lias rendered good service to the community in various capacities. As a representative of the south riding in-the Borung Council, ho lias placed the ratepayers under obligation to him for the close attention given to shire affairs, and for the ability and j judgment displayed. Cr. Stainthorpe, during his term as a councillor, at tained to the posit...
C. R. MACKENZIE. [Newspaper Article] — Warracknabeal Herald — 7 April 1914
c. r. Mackenzie; I An exquisite and comprehensive ! display of the new season's millinery and goods was made rat Mr. C. R. Mackenzie's establishment. Included in the great range of the season's no velties is wool velour. This beautiful cloth is showing in tans, blues, lime green, mustard, and tomato red. Ano ther cloth shown for the first time is the ripley sac cloth, and is to be seen in all colors of novel tints'. The as* sortment of tweeds and the colors and effects are so numerous as to be be* yond description. Donegals and Har ris' tweeds are here in big variety, and every effect In knopp, flaked, diagonal, and teh sema tweeds can be viewed in the spacious window al lotted to these. Cheviot serges are again claiming a voice in the winter fashions, and are displayed in several textures and shades. By way of trim mings, buttons have the major sharm In these the beauty and novelty is beyond description. _Jn the show room, all the newest of head wear is gorgeously displayed. Among ...
FINE HISTORICAL DRAMA. "THE LAST DAYS OF POMPELL." [Newspaper Article] — Warracknabeal Herald — 7 April 1914
FINE HISTORICAL DRAMA. "THE LAST DAYS- OP POMPEI.l." Those who have seen this remark able picture, which is to be presented at the Melba Theatre 011 Good Fri day night, have 110 hesitation in clas sing it as high, or even higher than "Quo Vadis,*' which "Was - such a triumph When shown in Warrackna beal. Its appearance here is an evi dence gT tho enterprise.of the manage ment, which will no doubt be appre ciated by the citizens. The'scenic ef fects are wonderful, and cannot fall to command admiration. Jt is a per fect sotting of a perfect panorama of 2000 years ago, founded upon Buhver Lytton*s novel. The authors of the film have done much more tlian pro vide a background for the action of 1 tho tale. The exquisite architecture of Rome in its prime marks every scene. Costume, action, interior and exterior are Italian of A.D., 79, Tho atrium of the hero is complete in evory detail. Fountains, dormitories,^ and streets carry the mind first to the j ruins which attract hosts to the Bay...
MELBA PICTURES. [Newspaper Article] — Warracknabeal Herald — 7 April 1914
MELE3A PICTURES. , A superb milttajry drama, "Tho I Secret of the Bureau," was presented at the Melba Theatre 011 Saturday night, and proved a great attraction, i A sensational feature was the dash i ing of a taxi-car over a cliiT. From first to last the story engrossed the attention of spectators. Nothing finer In * dramatic representation could bo desired. Maurice Costello, the great actor, made his first appearance for some weeks in a scene acted in China. The whole setting was admirable, while the acting was highly apprecia ted. A supporting drama of note was "The Engineer's Special." "Pathe's English Gazette" portrayed interesting events in the old world. .Humorous subjects of an amusing character com pleted a programme that was greatly enjoyed. ' . This evening the "Mysterious Aub rey" will give, a second entertainment at the Melba Theatre, when magic will be presented on an elaborate scale. Special attractions will be the milk can escape, handcuff release, and qu'ck change il...