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MR. JAMES BRAY. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 25 April 1914
MR. JAMlE+ B Ir3 Y, rjij'i towuepoopla w0fe3 aprtu greotly ahookedouThuredoywuorniuu by tbo cad uowe tbab Mr,Jlue eI~ray,a woel.known reevdent of St. Arnaud, had bean killed tb o pfivoll evo niig in the vicinity of sUart )AIM. Ini comipany with Mr, Percy. ate, i viola wao paid to the 4Iuartb Miii eportI during tho afternoon, and at the eonflovoinn tliay wenb Into Stuart Mill townsehip. They lift for home at about 9 30 p.m. in a gig, taking what is known as the back track, The night was very dark, and, after having driven a mile or so they gob oil' the road, unfortunately on the fringe of a deep ldrain, into which the gig, horea and inn were cpid.zd, Date with diffllioulty tmanaged to cix. tricate himself from unuder the gig, and be wont to tho sistane00 of Ilia icorn panlon, who was undorneath the horseo, which was tangled up to suoch an extent by the harness that it was 11 movable, Date, being unable to get hisi mrate out, or ctuso teto horse to rise, went for assistance to the hom...
AGRICULTURAL LABOR. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 25 April 1914
AGRIOULTURAL LABOR. IN making a stand on what has come to be known as the black chaff incio dent, the farmers of the Wagga district of 'ow South Wales are serving the mon on thl land all over Australia. The term " black chaff" is certainly a misnomer, and a protest must be entered against its further use. If any particular name in requirad it would be better to refer to the produce in dispute as " white chaff," for it has been made under conditions of freedom of contract betwoen employers and employed which tell for purioy of in. dustrial lifo all round, But no a matter of fact it is just ordinary ohaff, in no way to be distinguishod from any other ohaff, and all abtempto to so distinguish it should bo resisted to the last ditch, The trouble in connection with the incident was brought about by the determination of that autooratic body known as the Australian Workers' Union to leave the farmer no voice in the determination of tho remuneration of thoos who help him, Under the speoious...
COPE COPE V. LAGUNA. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 25 April 1914
COPE COPE V. LAGUNA. On 8aturday laob Oopo Copo and LaRuua played a matoh, The latter o?m had aeveral of thiir loading )layere away, and 0,op Cope soored a rather easy win. Following are the ioorep, Oopo Cope playera being mpn. lioned firtb:-Mixed doubles-Mro, Oroebie and J, Gilmour boaA Mian E, Sparrow and W. Hines1, --3 Mi?e Pope and 0 Gilmour beat Mr. and Mis Sparrow, 0-3 ; Mrs Pitt and J. itoeny heat Mrs. and A Hinep, 6-0; Miss Lopder and L M Ololland boat Mra. Barratb and A Sparrow, 6--2, Gents'. doubles - J. Foony and J. Gilmour bpat A, and W Hines, 6--1 L. M'OlClland and 0. Gilmour boat O. and A, Sparrow, (--3. Ladies' doubleu --Mro Pitt and M i Oroebiobeab Mrs. Hines and Miss IE 8parr6w, .-i-; Misvli Popn and Leoder beat Mrs. Barratt and Mi seoanrrow, o-.1.
SPORTING NOTES. TENNIS. AVONDALE V. BELLEVUE. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 25 April 1914
SPORTING NOTES. *----&lt;+>"- TENNIS. AVONDALE V. BELLEVUE, Avondale played their final tennie matoll for tho Oeauon with Bellovun on ti the Bellovuo oourb on llth inub, The C afternoon waoo omowhat dull, but it p did nob hinder the play, and after an 01 intoresting contoot the viaiting team k won by 16 gamoo, Afbernoon tea wio a provided by tho Bellevuo ladies and i brought tho afternoon to a ploasant I cloeo, Tho eooreo arn as follow :- A Mixed doubleo-fL Lowo iind E n Marohbment (A) beat Mr. and Mro, G. h Olarko, 6-0 ; ,G Pilgrim and A, n Marohmenth (A) beat J, Pilgrim and O, I Robbinu, 6-4; B. Pilgrim and E. i Marohlment (A) beat B. Northby and d B Robbina, 6-5; A. Bibby and M. I M'Intyro (A) loot to R, Robbine and o E. Olarke, 4-6, Gonto', doubles-H. a Lowe and G Pilgrim (A) bhat 0. Olarko and J, Pilgrim, 0-3; B, v Pilgrim and F. Mosn (A) beat W. c Pilgrim and B Northby, 6-1. Lidieu' a doubles-Mioan'a E, and A M'rohmontb (A) beat MIases B. and C Robbins, I 6-3; Miaaa...
LOCAL AND GENERAL [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 25 April 1914
LOO/AL AND (I EN AL Toa: oe are invited by the Birough Council for wt k on thd IlHospital bhill. A bail, in aid of the Ili2ley' BridgoState School, is announced to be hold in the Bnsaley's Bridge Hall on Friday, let May, fesere Iairdl and I-Hogan, drapere, adver. tieo particulars of " cold weather oomforte" obtainabla at their eatabliahmant, Mr, W, Matthews, of the St. Arnaud Supply Stores, annonnce thet ho is holdling a great April Salo during whihob pecial bar. gains can be obtained, We undoretaud that the cilioidl opening of the Urowland to Navarre railway will take place at Navarre on Wednesdiay, May 27th, and will be oalobrated by a banquot. The visit of the Stata Premier ai'rd Minulters to Milldtura and Merbein has hbeen defluitely fixed for the (Oh, 7th, and 8th of May. The party will malke an inspection of the Irrigation districts and receive complaints and requets of cettlers, Thue death occurred at ithe St. Arnaud lHospiltal on Monday night of Mr, Jas M'Load, farmnor, of W...
RIFLE SHOOTING. AVON PLAINS V. RUPANYUP. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 25 April 1914
RIFLE 8HOOTING, AVON PLAINS V. RUPANYUP, A match was fired on tbho Avon Plainse range on Saturday last botweou Rlapnyup and tho bomo team, The result was a win for Avon Plains by 17 pointe. Appendod are tihe core : AVON PLAINU, 300 500 600 TOr. i, Roseigh ,,, 32 33 30 95 J, Grewar,,, ... 30 31 31 32 A Bracy ... ,,, 33 20 30 92 VW. Inglie ,, ,,, 33 30 28 91 D. Reseigh ,,, 30 34 27 91 R. Roseigh oil 21 31 30 00 R, Bampton . 20 32 28 80 J, Whelan, ,, 30 29 27 80 E. Roeeigh ,,, 26 32 22 80 Totale ... 272 281 253 800 RL'PANYU'. J. Brown ...,,,, 20 35 30 94 G. Chapman .. 28 32 38 DS3 J. Chapman .. 28 32 32 92 J. Loaes,,, ,,, 32 20 28 80 0. Coutt e,,,,,, 25 31 32 88 A. Ohapmtuan ,,, 20 31 31 88 A. M'Lood ,,, 29 30 25 84 F. Chapman ,,, 30 20 26 82 E. Aumarm ,,, 23 27 29 79 Totale ... 250 278 206 780
GOOROC V. ST. ARNAUD ROMAN CATHOLICS. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 25 April 1914
0O01100 V. ST, ARNAUD ROMAN CATHOLICS, An interootinu match took place at St, Arnaud on Wedneoday lteb betwoen teame rppreoanting the above, the vialtorn winning by tho narrow majority of one gafme. Mr. J, O'Donnell, on behalf of Gooroo playcer, thanked the homo team for their ontertainment, and Mr. L Bridepon reBpondfd. Following are the resulto, thei first.named being Gooroo playoro :-J O'Donnell and P. O'Donohuo lost to L, M'Nulty and H Bray, 4-6; J. O'Donnell and Mre. White beat J' lyan and Mion Trenoy, 6-4 ; W. Moloney and 3. O'DonohuP beat L Bridoeon and J, Treaby, 6-1 ; N. Murray and W. Murrny bab J, Larkin and iJ Ryan, 6-5 ; N. Murray and Mro. Newton beatb L M'Nulty and H Bray, 6-l2 ; P. O'Donohuo and Mrs. White lostI to J, .Larkin and Mioo M'Ervalo, 0-6 ; Mrm White and Mro. Newton loot to Misn Treacy and Mios M'Ervalo, 3-6 Totalo-Gooroc, 4 Bste 31 ganm~e; Roman O.uhollo9, 3 Sote 30 gameo.
MELBOURNE. MARKED PERSONALITIES. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 25 April 1914
IVI LIOURNE, (From our own Coroespondout), MARKED P5S'IONALfIil'J, The weigphs of years has not proved to he a very big handicap on Mr. J. M, Cbristio, At the various carnivalo promoted by the police "for sweet charity'u" eake, his tall,pare form,1 thin, keen, prominent.featured face, our mounted by hair that time is fabt whiten ing, are noas noticeable as ever they were, In the days that have long gone by, Mr. OChristie was one of the beat known members of our detective force, He has in his time arrested single handed many notorious anddoesperate criminals. Now that he hse retired from active service, Mr. Ohrdtiute is in a posdion to draw on a rich fund of reminiscnce. He proposes to write some day a book of his experiences and to tell how apt criminals are to specialio. Soime, says Mr. Olristie, would steal nothing but wool-they would, indeed, prefer a bag of wool in a pile of shboep skins to articles of much greater value and far more easily portable, Others preferred leather; ot...
OBITUARY. MRS. G. M'GLASHAN, SEN. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 25 April 1914
OBITUARY. MRS. G. M'GLASHAN, SEN. We regret to record the demise of Mrs. G. M'Glashan, sen , an old and highly respected resident of St. Arnaud, and wife of Mr. G M'Glashan, J.P., an esteemed townsman. The deceased lady, who was 67 years of age, had been very ill for the past four weeks or so, and her relatives realised for some days past that the end was ap- proaching. She passed away yesterday evening at about half.past six o'clock. De- ceased was born at Cumnock, Scotland, and when two years of age came out to Australia with her parents, and lived in Melbourne, where she married. After residing at Lear- month for some time, she and her husband came to St. Arnaud, and they have resided here for about 40 years, The name of M'Glashan is well and widely known, and deep sympathy will he expressed for the husband and family in their bereavement, &nbsp; &nbsp; Mr. and Mrs. M'Glashan celebrated their golden wedding in July, 1912. Deceased was of a most kindly and hospitab...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 25 April 1914
DEATHS. BRAY.--On 22nd inst. (accidentally killed), James Bray, of St. Arnaud, &nbsp; aged 36 years. M'GLASHAN.-At St. Arnaud, on the 24th inst., Agnes, beloved wife of Gilbert M'Glashan, sen, Aged 67 years. The funeral will leave deceased's late residence, "Glaisnook," North-Western Road, to-morrow (Sunday) afternoon at 3 o'clock for the St. Arnaud cemetery. W. L, KELL, (Established 1860) ('Phone 43) Undertaker. IN MEMORIAM. COLEMAN.-In loving memory of David Coleman, who departed this life at Paradise, 27th April, 1913. Tossed ro more on life's rough billows, All the storms of sorrow fled ; Death has found a quiet pillow For our darling David's head. You are gone but not forgotten, Or wilt thou over be; As long as life and memory lasts We will remember thee. -Inserted by his loving father, mother, brothers and sisters. SATURDAY, APRIL 25, 1914.
Spoiling the Fun. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 28 April 1914
Spoiling the Fun, It was a sweet, sad play, and there was hardly a dry handkerchief in the house. But one man in the pit Irrita ted his neighbors excessively by re fusing to take the performance in the proper spirit, Instead of weeping, he laughed, While others were mopping their eyes and endeavoring to stifle "I d-don't know what brought y-you h-here," she sobbed, with streaming eyes, and pressingher hr hand against her aching heart; "but if y-you don't like the p-play, you mligh 1-let other p-people enjoy it!" Plenty of young men who start out Into the world never get any farther than the city,
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 28 April 1914
PHE NIX ASSURANCE CO. LTD. ESTD. 1782. WORKERS' COIVPENSATION, FIRE, ACOIDENT. .LOSSES PAID EXCEED Oo o000,000. Losses by BUSH FIRES andl by LIGHTNING are made good by tlll Company,. AGENTS WANTED, VIOTORIAN 461 to 471 BOUfRKE ST., OFFIOE, MELBOURNE, DALCETY & CO LTD., ACENTS. ...... . . . . . . . . An Irish soldier was crossing a bar rack square with a pail in which he was going to get some water, A sorgeant, passing at the time, no ticed that Pat had a very disreputable looling pair of trousers on, and, wish ing to make a report, stopped the 'man and asked, "Where are you going?'" "To get some water." "What! In those trousers?" "No, sergeant, In the pall!" Young Henderson, who has gradu ated in medicine, is very fond of giv ing wise opinions on all matters. One day, while calling on an elderly wo man, she remarked: "One of the greatest sorrows in my life is that I have never had any chil dren," "Alh!" said Henderson. "Perhaps it was---hereditary, Did your mother have any c...
THE DEAD'S CARE FOR THE LIVING SOUL. A Strange Story With a Strange Sequel. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 28 April 1914
THE DEAD'S CARE FOR THE LIVING SOUL, A Strange Story With a Strange Sequel. A strange ghost story, in which the principals are said to be people of the highest social position, is, according to the "Express," engaging the atten tion of London society, A Kousington vicar was leaving the church after choir practice when a lady stepped out of the a:slo and ask ed him in agitated tones to coime with her at once to an address near by. "'A gentleman is dying there," she said, "lie is extremely concerned about tile state of his soul and anx lolls to se you cofore he dies." The clergyman followed her to a waiting taxi-cab, and a short drive round the cornoer brought them to a manlsion, The lady, who seemed to be extremely agitated, urged the vicar to hurry, lie sprailg out of the cab, rang the bell, and a butler appeared, "Does r,. - liveo here?" "Yes, si'," "I hear' he is seriously ill and has sent for ime." The butler seemed astonished al most beyond words, He expostulated that his master...
HIS TWENTY-FIFTH OPERATION. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 28 April 1914
HIS TWENTY-FIFTH OPERATION, At Yuma, Michigan, a young man named Fred Maybury recently under went his twenty-fifth surgical opera tion, He is only twenty-four years of age, and the operations have all been performed within the last ten years. lie has had one leg, one hand, one eye, the appendix, and arm bones removed. It was thought at first that Maybury held the record, but inquiry reveals his as an ordinary case by comparison In Chicago, during the years 1906 to 1010, a man named Peter Halliday ,was operated on thirty-two times. He had both arms, both logs, one ear, his nose, his appendix, one kidney, and a portion of his skull removed. He was in three railroad smash-ups, and then contracted cancer, Through it all he preserved an imperturablo nerve. He took the prospect of losing his eyes as a blessing. "I won't be able to sce what a hulk I am," he told the doctors. And this remarkable case is surpass by that of Matthew Sillcox, of St. Louis, He had both legs and arms re moved, th...
DO WE LIVE LONGER? [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 28 April 1914
DO WE LIVE LONGER? It is generally maintained that we live longer than the ancients did. But researches among the tombs of Ro man times in Italy rind Spain are far from proving this, There was-aertatinly a larger infant mortality, but the expectation of life between fifty and sixty in ancient Rome was equal to our own, and after sixty the Romans had the advantage, Soldiers, in particular, lived to an extreme old age, in some cases reach. ing 100 years, The longevity of the Romans was due to a high infant mortality. Only the fit survive' By taking great care of the young we have reduced thil mortality, 'but at the same time we have not added to the average length of life, This is not difficult to under stand, for if the weakly and the deli.' cate survive childhood, they do not as a rule live to old age, A high rate of infant mortality means, in fact, a low death-rate after sixty, and vice-versa. The ancient Roman had a less chance of livingto twenty, but if he survived he had a great...
A MILK-WHITE STEED. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 28 April 1914
A MILK-WHITE STEED, A school teacher once sot his class of boys at composition on, the "horse," the following being given: "The horse is a very noble beast, he eats oats and sawdust, He goes on four logs. I-Io does not stay out late at night, nor pull faces at his little sister, nor tease his grandmother, things which I think is bully for the horeo. He does not have to wash his face in the morning, (I wish I was a horse,) There is many differ ent kinds of horses: saw horse, omni bus horse, war horse, hoss-radish, boss pistol, Colt's revolver and a donkey (ho ain't got nothing to do with the subject, but we'll throw him in). There's only one kind that's good to eat, and that's hoes-pistol--I mean, hess-radish, Somo folks like a reddish horse, then again, some like a milk-white stood, with flowin' tail and main erect, but for me, give me a coal-black steed with flory-red nos trlls and ilashin' eye, or gimo tln death, I forgot to say that a horse has a tail, a1(nd can unfold it like Ha...
A Lincoln Story. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 28 April 1914
A Lincoln Story. On one occasion when he was busy, President Lincoln received a ilelega tlon of men who were endeavoring to hurry the passing of soene petty Bill. When they entered, Lincoln looked up gravely and said: "If you call the tail of a sheep a leg, how many legs will the sheep have?" "Five!" said the spokesman, "No,". replied Lincoln, "It would only have four; calling the tail a leg wouldn't make it one," The delegation departed.in discom fiture, and Lincoln was left alone, Pat Scores Again. It happened that recently a war* ship touched at a military port on the TriFh :coast; and a To my, meeting a full-bearded Irish tar in the street, an oosted him with: "Here, I say, Pat, when are ye going 'o put those whiskers of yours on the 'eserve list?" Pat turned and eyed his questioner 'houghtfully for a few seconds, and 'hen replied: "BIegorra, Jist as soon as ever yP ?lace your tongue on the Civil List!' The 'other day a big Cornishman knocked a three-storey house down with a sin...
REMARKABLE SURGICAL FEAT. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 28 April 1914
REMARKABLE SURGICAL FEAT. A remarkable operation has booen performed in a hospital at Prague by Dr. I-orak on a girl of sixteen named Mario Hubacek. Shei was suffering from a diseased bone in her right arm, and was sent to Prague to have the arm amputated. Dr. Horak, however, decided to repllace the disoaned part: of the bone by a corresponding part taken from a dead person immediate. I ly after death. For his purpose he utilised a girl who (lied in hospital from a bullet wound in the temnile. The dead girl's right arm was amplu tated and part of it used to replace the diseased portion which had been removed from the girl IIubacok's arm. The operation was so successful that now -Iubacok uses her right arm as well as before her illness. A good husband makes a good wife. Beauty and sad(ness always go to gether, Nature thought beauty too rich to go forth upon the earth with out a meet alloy.
MELBOURNE. MARKED PERSONALITIES. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 29 April 1914
MELUOURNR, (Fronm our own Gorconpondcnt), MARl/Kl?D PIEW30NAhlTIEII, When Mr. H, V, Newton was appointed Clork of the Lgisilativo Assembly in eucoession to the late Mr. T, 0, Watson, it was conceded univorsally that an excellentb uselection had been mnade, Thlere was, much more in ?habtappointmlent tihan mnro eoniority. The Presidoent of the LegislativoConncil and the Speaker of thbo Logislativo Asseombly, with whom rest the nominations for their respective Ohambera, are not swathed in red.tape or hampered by miano grown tradition, Automatic promotion is not " fir?t favorite " witht either Mr, Davies or Sir F]ank Madden, E?lch has a respeOt for umerit, When, therefore, Mr. Now. ton was plac d in command of the Legislativo Asaembly official stafl, mnem bers generally freely admitted that the right man ihadi boeen put in the right plaoo--that there had boon at least one gratifying instance of a departure from t?o traditional practiooof aittempt. lng to fit a square peg into a round ho...