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BALLARAT LIVE STOCK MARKET. Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 5 September 1914
: tf - IJALLAKAT LIVE STOCK MAKKET, Tuesday. x-iit cattie:'.\n extra light supply eamis-' to hand to-day. nimiberihi? only' 9S Values for all classes consequently show" a material advance oil late rates. Quo tation-;: l'rimu pens bullocks, .£16 to .£17 10'; ncod. .til) to .£14/10/; medium, .£W to .i'12.10/; best cows, to ,£9/17'6. Avcr ugi's: .Mr W. Thomson Manifold, Purrum.— b&lt;te, Camperdowu, 10 bullocks, .£16/9/9; M'.ssis St.'ek liros., Cammais. Stauilforil. 22 bullocks, li'^ht wri^'ats. .1.13/3/3. Sheep: :>f)S2 came forward for to-day's sale, majority comprising chiefly medium descriptions, and a number of ewes with lambs; only a small proportion beiiij; '-■ood to prime quality. Best quality sold emial to last week's rates, whilst others we"' a en in easier. Quotations:—Primes cros-bred wethers. 2G/ to 2S, ; extra qual- * ity and weights, 30/ to 32 15; coo&lt;l do. -Sf to 2"i ; medium do, 20! to 'i 1 &lt;; prime cros*— ered ewes, 2;j,; to 21/; extra ...
FROM A WIFE'S DIARY. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 5 September 1914
FROM A WIFE'S DIARY. Monday: Observed to Charley at the breakfast table this morning that 1 thought a change of scene would be 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: Wrote to dear mam ma, inviting her to pay us a visit, and requesting an answer by tele graph- . • Thursday: Made no allusion to our going out of town, but followed Char ley to the front door and kissed him N 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.
The Federal Elections. TO TAKE PLACE TO-DAY. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 5 September 1914
TUB Federal Eiesiions! ^ TO TAKK PLAOK TO-DAY. Polling for tlie Balltrat tl-.ctioa for the House of Representatives, ami for the election of six Victorian. Senators wiil take place to-day be tween the hours of 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. There has been little variation from the voting methods of last year. An (lector must vote for six can didates for the Senate ami one can- ' die ate for the House of llapreaenta tives, otherwise the ballot paper wilt, i be informal, and not counted. Mark a cross in the square oppo site the name of each candid ite for whom yon desire to vote. Should a voter by mistake or ac cident spoil a ballot p pe>- he may, on giving it up to the presiding of ficer, receive a new one. Cards or paperj must not be left in the polling booth. Electors must vote within their own subdivisions if at all possible.. Uetore voting as an absent voter an elector must sign this declaration:—• " I am the person enrolled as on the electoral roll for the , subdivision of the Electoral D...
In Memoriam. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 5 September 1914
In Memoriam. ".My word, Jacob," said Steinberg, "that is a beautiful diamond you have in your pin- IIow much did it cost?" "I paid one thousand pounds," re plied Jacob. "One thousand pounds! Good gra cious!" exclaimed Steinberg. "Vy, I did not know you ver vorth so much money." "Veil, you see," exclaimed Jacob, "veil dor old man died he left one thousand pounds for a stone to be erected to his memory, and dis is der stone."
AN OLD MAN'S CRADLE. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 5 September 1914
I I AN OLD MAN'S CRADLE. There was a man of seventy in Paris, named Wallace Superneau, who slept in the cradle he was rocked in when a baby. He never slept one night of his 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 he 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.
SCARSDALE. COUNCILLORS ENTERTAINED. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 12 September 1914
SCARSDALE. rnTTTCCTLT.OKS ENTEI5TATXED. . At the conclusion of the meeting of tlie I Tjxjrougli council meeting oil Monday the ' -ox-mayor, &lt; 'r Louden, invited 1ho council lors and a number of leading residents to arartaiceoi a dinner, which was laid out in JSrdtcla.^-; stylo. &lt;> Louden presided, and .B«bmitted the toast of "The King and SBmpire," which iva.s enthusiastically hon «ivd. "The Newly-elected Mayor" wrus -j»roj>ose(l by the Chairman in u eulogis tic speech, and Mayor Daniels made an •jK>pn>]>riate speech in roplv. Mr T. 11. &lt;iix>8tlnvaito proposed ".Municipalities." 31o remarked that until lie entered muni cipal life he had 110 idea of the extent *»f the duties to be performed, and it would "Jbe wall if the ratepayers attended the mioctings to an idea of the work "councils performed. t'ourfcillor.s conld not Uttt thanked enough for what they did, and if they were given more power ho vns itrare the Statu and the Comm...
[?] News. SHELFORD. CONGRATULATORY SPEECHES. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 12 September 1914
SHELFORD. Congratulatory speeches* Uuiing the luncheon hour of the Shire Council on Wednesday Uio aurcniilont (Cr Lops) proposed tho toast *>f "The King and Success to the British ..1'orees," which was warmly honored. Cr .J. Vernou proposed the health of tho 3iowly-elccted president (Cr Lees). lie ,sui'"i that d mi lit; Die past your Cr Lees lad shown marked ability. He had a jTood grasp of municipal matters, and as a chairman displayed great tact iu push ing through the business brought before ±lie meetings. lie was sure tho incom ing term would prove successful from every aspect. The toast was musically .Jionorod, and cheers were given for Mr ..said Mrs Lees. In reply, Cr Lees re xiarked that his past experience had Ybcea a most harmonious one. Council lors and oflicers co-operated to facilitate Au-'icess in every way, and although im --portant questions had been at times de liberated upon, yet tho conclusions ar rjircd at had undoubtedly proved bene ficial to the ratepayers an...
BALLARAT WHOLESALE DAIRY PRODUCE MARKET. Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 12 September 1914
15ALLAHAT "VVIIOLKSU.F, DAIRY I'UODUCE .MARKKT. THurttlay. | T. J. Lawless tim.I Co ('.-it.- M'Grr-or" j Bms.) roiHut: — I'rimo factory ' priiits, 1/; lump, 11M; iM; m-pari" tor. lOlil tn U>1. Koi-i >11 '11,1. A?w»s. Sidrs, 10&lt;l to 11(1: 1/; hnra. If. Lnr&lt;l. 8lil. Honey, 3Ji\ to V.&lt;1. Cln^w.^. 81&lt;1 to 9d. Vliillips anil Chamberlain report:— Butter: Prime fae'rry prints. II; lump,. 11$d to 1/; separator. 10&lt;1: dairy, 8dL Errs, 9d. Bacon: Sides. 1M; middl«*», 1/; ham, 1/. Lard. SId. Cheeee, ftJA. Onion«: Tlrown Spanish, £13/101. Fot*" toee, £4/10/ to X5/10/.
SCARSDALE BOROUGH COUNCIL Monday. 7th September. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 12 September 1914
SGARSDALE BOROUGH COUNCIL ■ Holiday, 7th September. I'l-esMt—Os Louden (Mayor), Aj A. Edgar, D. Crosthwaitc, S. Statton, J. Daniels, D. Jr. Aisbett. Tho Mayor's allowance was fixed afc JE7/I0/. Election of Mayor.—Cr .Edgar was nominated as Mayor for the ensuing; year; but lio declined, stating that as ho had aheady occupied the position on. different occasions, he would prefer soma of the younger members to take up tha duties. lie moved* that Cr Daniels be elected Mayor. Cr CrosUiwaite seconded the motion, which was unanimously agreed to. Cr Louden, in installing tho newly-elected Mayor, congratulated the Council upon the choice they had made, and wished tho Mayor a successful and. harmonious term. Cr Daniels suitably acknowledged the honor conferred tipoix hi"i. t^r Statton moved a vote of thanks to the retiring Mayor, and spoko in* laudatory terms of his services to tha boiough. Lr Croslhwaite seconded tho? motion, which was fittingly acknowledg ed. The whole council was appointed...
BALLARAT POULTRY MARKET. Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 12 September 1914
liALI.Al'AT POULTRY MAKKKT. Thursday. T. .1. I-awlc^s nml Co. report:—A f;iir pupplv penned. ;in&lt;l prices firm for prime quality, poor lots (hill of sale. Turkeys: Prime" gobblers and lienx made 8(1 per lb: medium, 6(1 to 71(1; prime roosters, to 7/2 per pair; medium, 3/ to 4/6; bent, liens made 5/2; medium, 2'6 to 3/6; in ferior, lower; forward pullets, from 3/ -to 4/6; mnall lots, from 1/6 per pair; primo ducks, 4/; canaries, 4/; pigcon6, X/6.
LEIGH SHIRE COUNCIL Wednesday, 9th September. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 12 September 1914
LEIGH SHIRE COUNCIL Wednesday, 9tli September. 1 nsent: Cis AL N. Lees (president), J. I Vernon, 1\ Bingley. D. 31. Gibson, C. IJ- >'&lt;■'?'> J. J/uiiro. Miller, P. ,T. Cal lagluin, ,f. BOJ-le. , 'X'ho newly-elected councillors, Messrs Bingley, Oillagliau, and Miller, took the usual declaration be fore taking their seats. The president's allowauco was fixed ut JtlO. Election of President.—It ivus suggest ed that Cr Lees he president for the en suing yenr. Cr Lees said he felt ho could not devote .sufficient time to the du ne*; but lie Has eventually pressed to ac cept the presidency „„ (jR. mutiou of Cm biiigiyy and i;„y|e. Cr lees thanked and l*,ni T (T01 •t)u'11'. confidence in him, and hoped the incoming year would be a 6ucces&'tul one ju every way. Corresponc'oiice.—From .Municipal As sociation, intimating that the annual ses sion would be held oil 21st and 2_>nd Uc toner. &lt;..r Giltfoit was deputed to at tend. I'loiii J C. -Haulier. Colonel C...
[?] Only Request. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 12 September 1914
I*!sr Only Bequest. Hie lady was complaining to the milKiuan o£ tlie attentuated nature of the lactic lluid with which he was in the habit of supplying her. "Well, mum," explained the milk man, "the cows, you see, don't get enough grass leed this time of the year. Why, them cows are just as sorry about it as I am. 1 often see 'em crying'—regular cryin', mum— because they feel as how their milk don't do 'em credit, mum. Would you believe it, mum?" "Believe it! Oh, yes. Unfortunate ly there is too much material evidence to want to dispute it," responded the customer; "but I wish, in future, you'd see the poor intelligent creatures don't drop their tears into our can."
The European War. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 12 September 1914
Tils Europsan war. A public meeting convened by the State school committee was held in the Pklield Mechanics1 Institute on Monday evening to discus3 the best means to form a patriotic fund. The school master acted &lt;13 chair man. The following ladies decided to form a sewing committee Mes damea A. Uren, Frank, V/asley, Lnvelind (3), Robertson and Ronclii, who are to start work immediately. A weekly cash fund was also start ed, scholars to hand subscriptions to h°ad teacher and all others to the secretary, Mi' J. F. Robertson. Mr A. Uren moved that a pleasant Sun day afternoon bo hold on October 11th, and all present &lt; nfcerod int> tho movement sympathetically. Two volunteers of the Expedition ary Force. Messrs Harry Taylor, jan., and W. Paw ley, wera home for the week end saying farewell to their relations and friends. They left with the best wishes of the citizau3 for a safe and speedy re turn. Arrangements are being made to hold a P.S.A. on the 27th inst. a...
A Warning. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 12 September 1914
A Warning. i lie dean of a certain cathedral was oue day walking through the pre cincts when he came upon a laborer at work 011 a small plastering job. The man looked up at him, and went on with his work without touching his cap. Tins lack of due respect nettled the dean, who purposely passed the place again shortly afterwards. Again the man failed to salute, and the dean said, reprovingly: "Aiy man, do you know who I am? I am the dean of this cathedral." The laborer glanced from the short tempered cleric to the lofty building, and replied: "Darned good job, too—mind you don't lose it."
MUNICIPAL AMALGAMATION SCARSDALE AND SMYTHESDALE. CONFERENCE TO BE HELD. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 12 September 1914
MUNICIPAL AMALGAMATION SCAHSDALli AND SMYTIIESDALE. CONFEMiNCE TO BE IIELD. 'Copies of the amendments to the Lo cal Government 'Act and tho Thistle Act were included in the correspondence dealt, with at the meeting nf the Scars dale Iiorough Council on Monday night. Cr Crosthwaite said that as tho Local Government Hill provided for the amal gamation of small municipal bodies, it behoved the Scarsdale Council to take steps to -amalgamate with the Uorough of Sniythcfdale to preserve their local government control. Iiecause the Sears dale Council could set cheap metal and could make mads cheaper than hun dreds.of other councils. an&lt;l a 1/ rate sutiieed for all purposes, the Govern ment sought to wipe them out on the gumnds that they did not have an in come from rateable properly of Jt'3l!U pel annum. Cr Edgar observed that it wis the Government. officer:-- in Melbourne who were seeking the alteration in existing conditions. "It meant if the little coun cils, doing more effec...
In Perfect Agreement. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 12 September 1914
In Perfect Agreement. The nervous young barrister rose to begin his maiden address to the jury. "My unfortunate client " he stammered out. And there he stuck. He tried again, and, in a shaking voice, he managed to say: "My unfortunate client " and could get no farther. Clearing his throat, he had another try, and for the third time he quaver ed out: "My unfortunate client " and again his voice failed. "Come, come, Mr. ," interrupt ed the judge, in an encouraging tone, "proceed with your statement. So far the court is thoroughly in agree ment with you!"
[?]it[?]eld [?], [?] EVERY SATURDAY [?] [Registered at the General Post Office Melbourne, for transmission by post as a Newspaper.] SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 1914. PRESBYTERIAN MISSION. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 12 September 1914
•atutet, raiiMsiii'.n evkky satchhay mokxinc. [Registered nt the General Post Office Melbourne, for transmission by post as a Newspaper.] Saturday, September 12, 1911 PRESI3YTEIU an mission. Tlie JUev. Mr Buird, of C'ressy, visited Bem'iiga on Tuesday evening' on behalf of tlie Western Plains Presbytery, and addressed a largely-attended congrega tional meeting. lie made full enqui ries into tlie working of the Berringa JJissiun Station, and the conclusion ar rived at was that present conditions should obtain for the timo being, tlie station being placed under the Uoke wood charge. The ladies of the con gregation provided tea and coil'ee for tlio.se present. METHODIST CIHJiiCH. At tlio iierringa Methodist Church 011 Wednesday evening the Kev. it. L. fteed addressed • a large gathering on ."Home missions." Subsequently a fare well and welcome social was "extended Mr Provau (who departs for Derby) and Mr Hinsen (who succeeds Mr Provan in charge of the Berringa Home Mission Station) res...
What She Expected. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 12 September 1914
What She Expected. "Look at her," said the ironmonger, indicating a departing customer, "She sent her wringer here to be repaired. 1 promised it lier for this week, pro vided that 1 could get a certain new part in time from the makers. I couldn't get it. Now she wants me to pay a charwoman who came unneces sarily—half-a-crown and twopence tram fare. Then she wants me to pay the laund~y bill for the clothes." The ironmonger paused, to breathe heavily. "But that's not all. Her husband dines out on wash-days, and as he diued out on wash-day which wasn't a wash-day—you understand?—she says 1 ought to pay for his dinner. No, 6he doesn't ask auythiug else. And they call "er the weaker sex."