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POULTRY KEEPING. A PROFITABLE INDUSTRY. [Newspaper Article] — Warracknabeal Herald — 17 April 1914
POULTRY KEEPINC. A PROFITABLE INDU8TRY. There was a large attendance at McCombe's Hall on Tuesday evening 7tU inst., when a lecture on "Poultry Keeping," illustrated with, lantern views, was given by Mr. Riritoul, of th) Agricultural Department, Among thoso present were a good many ladies. The lecture was given undei the auspices of the Agricultural So* ciety, and the president of that body, Mr. CV Hewlfet, presided. Mr. Klntoul gave a lucid and inter estlng address, and his remarks were ; followjd with close attention. He said poultry keeping may be profit ably undertaken by all classes of far mers, either in wheat -ureas, where the seconds wheat may be turned into eggs or flesh, making top prices, or as a successful adjunct to the orchard, If sping down the grubs ,of the codliri moth and enriching the soil, finding plenty of animal food,9 which is bene: ficial to the hirds and iucreases egg production, whilst on the' dairy farm plenty of skim "milk is usually available. This takes...
WIMMERA UNION MATCH. [Newspaper Article] — Warracknabeal Herald — 17 April 1914
IlMERA UNION MA.TOI '■'.•On"- Easter-Saturday ia. . team -from tli© 'O'eelong Rlfla Club Union visited i Horsham, und^-fircd a match against a team from llie'WhniEera Union. Tlio final scores were—-Wimmora Union, 1 1117 points; Geolons Union, 1109. 1 Messrs. ,F.' Vaughan and A. Kampflien - kel reprosented 'Warraoknabealiin the . Wimmera Union toam, and scored 91 and 90.
CORRESPONDENCE. SOCIALISTIC ECONOMY. (To the Editor.) [Newspaper Article] — Warracknabeal Herald — 17 April 1914
CORRESPONDENCE. SOCIALISTIC ECONOMY. (To the Editor.) ? Sir,—'Some time ago the Socialistic' Federal Government had erected lo residences for Government officials at •Myilly Point, about one mile from Darwin, at from £1500 to £20.00 eac1^ or a total of £26,000. Five of these residences were to be occupied now and then for future use to keep the men on the job, and have some federal money circulated In that district. But, as they had no immediate occupiers the white ants took iposscssion, and made them unfit for human occupa* tion, and it is reported tTiat thoy may break down , any day. These 15 houses, if built by open competition, would probably have cost less than one-third of the money. This is an example of how the Labor Party, who call themselves economists, squan der the people's money. Another re port says that three men on a Federal Governmeut job of fencing in Darwiu put up as many as "eight" posts in a day. That means just putting tl\e posts up without wiring or completing...
RIFLE SHOOTING. VISIT TO MURTOA. [Newspaper Article] — Warracknabeal Herald — 17 April 1914
f RIFLE SHOOTiNQ. ! VISIT TO MURTOA. A match was fired at Murtoa on Fri*. day last between teams representing Warracknabeal and. (Murtoa, and. re suited In a win: for Warracknabeal by 20 points. The conditions were ■against good 'shooting;, a strong.. wes-. terly wind blowing across the. range, all the afternoon, :as much as -20 ..de grees of wind being required at times to keep on the target.,. Soon, alter, the start one .pair of; targets wore dis abled by tlie wind, and when seven men aside >had;.'flred,: the match had to be abandoned, as the .other.,targets-, were blown out of position.,. The local team ■ were'entertalnod:,, afc^, diinner. by. the iMurtoa Club, ', and Capt. Shoehan nn3 his men did everything possible to make the trip an enjoyable one. TTor the local team P. Vauglian, C. W. Bell, G. Parry, and E. Devc-reux did best, and P. Bates, F. Hempel, and H. Fry were top for Murtoa.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Warracknabeal Herald — 17 April 1914
Too Weak V J # Hi DUE TO WORM FEVER. RELIEF AFFORDED BY COM5T-.CK'3 "DEAD SHOT" WORM PuLLLuTS. 'My Utile gi;l, now four and a half years cf age, was :s:iff«-rfng iof * Years..'? ,wrii&lt;m Mrs. .-.P . Wh'ch I rave lip.r, l:ut d:il > &lt;> to do any g«o*.l. I then di e she luid Worm Fever, and tvi ous medic.'nes, which altho r h the? cause;! her to pass seme wo;:n;:, only afforded temporary lellef. Onn dr.v. I received one cf your books d: r.'Vi'o-v what Comstoek's 'Vw't] fhot' Worm Pellets had done f;-.r other children, and I straight o- -ay pro cured a packet. After the i'nu dose the result was,simply imirve'lous,' the child passing hundreds of wornt'a. This was four Months a^o I have since continued fixe treatment and feel sure she is now practvally rid of them. Whereas, previously my daughter was very thin. »wJ that,, weak she could not walk, s! o is now. full of life aad energy, and for this I have to ~lhan!c ComstucU '* ' Dead Shot' Worm Pellets. • Comstoe...
FAREWELL AT AUBREY. DEPARTURE OF MR. AND MRS. ATKIN. [Newspaper Article] — Warracknabeal Herald — 17 April 1914
FAREWELL AT AUBREY. DEPARTURE OF MB. AMD MRS. • ATKIN. A farewell was given to M*\ mul Mrs. iS. Atkin and Miss Atkiu on-Wed nesday, 8th inst., at their residence, "Aldinga,"-Aubrey. The -proceedings took something of the nature oi' a sur prise party. There was a large -mus ter .of friends and .neighbors, notwith standing short notice. The proposal was first mentioned the previous Sa turday, and some did not have .24 hours' notice, while others did • not hear.of (he send-off' until it was too late. (Mr. S. Kins: presided, and when afternoon tea had been- partaken of, and which was supplied by the visit ing ladies, the -chairman introduced the object of -the gathering, viz.,-to say farewell to' the guests; of the evon* ing. He eulogised -Mr. and Mrs. At kin for their many good qualities, as did Mr. A. McDonald, who had known them as neighbors for 40 years. Other speakers were 'Messrs. W. Pemtfe bury, J. Campbell, A. McCallum, I). Clyne, J. A. Couzner, iF. R. ICumnick, A. Sherrilt, R ,...
DISTRICT HOSPITAL. COMMITTEE MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Warracknabeal Herald — 17 April 1914
district hospital COMMITTEE MEETING. Tho' monthly meeting of tlio: hospi til! committee was held on Tuesday a'riemoon, 7th Inst., when there wero present—Messrs.'- Jt. Smith (presi dent), iSchlclierl'lng, O'Callaghiuv l.M-.iuldon, (Mackenzie, iDcvereux, King, Ouinn, (Dally, Gould, McLean, and Craig. It was notified by tlio Under-Trea 'surer that the sum Of £375 had been allotted to the institution as' subsidy Cor the year "Sliding June 30th. .Mr. [Hutchinson, 'Minister of Agri culture, intifiiated that lie had seen the Premier regarding special .grant of £150 in connection-with .tlie erection of baithroom, etc. The Premier was i;nrti)lo to make any provision in this . allocation for new construction works, tlio amount available for allocation having been over-promised - months ago. He was urged to list the com. mittee's u-cnuest for special 'consid eration when the estimates were be. ,ng framed in the new 'financial year, which commenced on July 1st. The president'-mentioned that he...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Warracknabeal Herald — 17 April 1914
W. H. JANES' Ntew .Showing New Goods In all Departments. "Where Everything is Best by Actual Test." I 9 for Best Values J.. Twyford, : Builder and Contractor, The "Jiallee" Joinery Works, Woolcott Street, Builds to Bult your requirements In any part of the' District. . Doors, Fly Doors, Sashes, and Frames on hand and Made to Order. Wall Papers, Ironmongery, and all building requirements supplied:, at Lowest Rotesi ■■■■■.■■■ Agent for Royal Exchange Assuranoe Co., Forbes' Tube Trussed Equal ising Swings. Partners call and inspect. MELBOURNE ana GEEJLOWG WOOL. SALES CONSIGN YOUR PRODUCE TO rVAl PCTV &ca NEWMARKET UJiLUL-I T LTD., Or OEELONO WOOL, GRAIN. cS PRODUCE BROKERS^ STOOK AND ST A TtON- AQBNT&. . FARMERS SUPS ft 8PE61ALITY Whan daslred Cllpa are &lt; Ftecla»e&lt;i by Expert* «t, a total soot of anxsistjWi penny per lb. All Produce curufullj Valued by Experts prior la Bale. Clients given choice of any Market. SPECIAL -DEPARTMENTS . . Per the Sale ...
VALEDICTORY. SCHOOL TEACHER'S DEPARTURE. [Newspaper Article] — Warracknabeal Herald — 17 April 1914
VALEDICTORY. SCHOOL TEACHER'S DEPARTURE. A social was held in the shelter shed at the South Caunum State school on April 8th, at 8 p.m., when the friends of Miss Lang gathered to gether to bid her farewell prior to her departure for Euroa, to which place she has been transferred. Miss Lang has had charge of the 'South Cannum school during the past 12 months. Mr. C. Mason presided over the gather ing, and spoke in very complimentary terms of Miss Lang for the keen in terest she had taken in her school work, and also In her scholars. The following programme was con tributed, and was much enjoyed Song, "Father, wo thank Thee," school children; recitation, "The Apple Les [son," Master Charlie Mclntyre; dia I logue, "The Secret," Misses Jessie and Grace (Mclntyre; solo, Mr. McDon aid; recitation, Mr. James Inkster : i action $ong> "Hoop •Drills" school ! girls; recitation, "The First Litter, Miss • Edith Mclntyre: Highland dance, Miss OIlie Mclntyre; recita tion, '^Ship on Fire," Miss...
WEDDINGS. NEWELL—HOLLAND. [Newspaper Article] — Warracknabeal Herald — 17 April 1914
WEDDINGS. _ NEWELL—'HOLLAND. A very pretty wedding was celebra ted In Christ Church, Warracknabeal, on Wednesday. ISth March, at 4 p.m., when -Mr. A. Newell and Miss 13. V. Holland Were united in the bonds of matrimony. The vicar of Christ Church, the Rev. F. W. Coupe, performed tlie ceremony-, and was assisted by the Rev. J. G. Pollard. The church was beautifully decorated by two lady friends of the bride, and represented snowllakes. At the time appointed, the bridegroom, with groomsmen, and the bridesmaids, proceeded to the chancel steps, and there awaited the entrance of the bride, who followed soon afterwards, accompanied by her little page boy and trainbearers. Tho procession up the aisle.was very efTec* tlve. The service commenced with the singing of the hymn, "The voice that breathed o'er Eden." . The mar riage service was devotlonally ren dered throughout, and Miss Dorothj Stephen acted efficiently as organist. At the close of the first part of the service the hymn, "Lord, W...
THE GUN. [Newspaper Article] — Warracknabeal Herald — 17 April 1914
THE GUN. - ft is announced thai ithe annual meeting o>\ the . .Warracknabfcal Gun Club will be held at Woodfine's Hotel on Friday, April**24th, at 8. o'clock. , Pigeon shooting was one of the at tractions at StaweU during the holt days. A match for £100 was keenly contested. There wero 26 first nomina-j tions, and >23 oh the second. J. Canter, of Warracknabeal, won &lt;C26. .
BEYAL. ANXIETY OF FARMERS. [Newspaper Article] — Warracknabeal Herald — 17 April 1914
BEYAL. (From our Correspondent/) ANXIETY OF FARMKRS. The weathqr-seems to bo the all-ab sorbing, topic at the present time, and farmers are becoming anxious as week after week slips 'by and indications arise and various kinds of depressions come and go without the much needed downpour. Oh looking up "past ro corqg"it will be noticed that the first four months of the years 1904 and 1906 were exceptionally dry, yet both those years were good. April is us ually a dry month with us, and a few are water carting. Those who have no channel have been iu an unfortu nate position the last two years. Far mers are 'busy sowing oats. A few have sown a little wheat. METHODIST CHURCH. The Methodist Church at East Brim were pleased to have with them 011 the 5th inst. Sister Bessie, of the 'Central Mission, who gave a fine address, the subject being, "Cross-bearing." On Good Friday night-Sister Bessie lee* tured on mission work in the back* blreks and in the slums. THOUGHTFUL ACT. Residents out this...
CRICKET. MATCH AT STAWELL. [Newspaper Article] — Warracknabeal Herald — 17 April 1914
CRICKET. ■MATCH AT STAWKLfU A team from Warracknabeal, cap tained by Pitcher, .played a match againstStawell .011 Good Friday./War racknabeal, who were first to bat, made a poor start, three wickets fal ling for four runs. [Miller and Gould then became partners, and the pah put a moro promising aspect on mat ters before the la tier was bowled. Pit; cher and iMiller carried the score to 72 before a separation was effected. Miller made' 27, Pitcher 20, and Gould 15. Of the remaining batsmen, Bate 11, and Winsall 10 not out reached double figures. The innings closed for 101). 'Stawell compiled 170, and thus won the match by 67 runs*: Scrivener 30, Thomas 33, Geaney 2G, ftobson 20, Durack 17, Pybus 10 not out, - and Campbell 10 were the highest scor« ers. iBryce got 2 wickets for 5G runs, Bate 1 for 25, S. Dawe 2 for 22, "Win sall 3 for 26, Gould 2 for 13, and P. Dawe 1 for 4. At the afternoon tea adjournment, Mr. T. P. Durack exten ded a welcome to the "Warracknabeal team, and expresse...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Warracknabeal Herald — 17 April 1914
Girl's Hands and Feet Covered With Chilblains. ;• "She Would Cry for Hours, with the Pain." Rexona Quickly Cures. ~ "My little girl Ruby, had lier feet and hands -covered^ with chilblains for weelts. Thoro wore big 'blisters all over;»her fee t:'» The ;poor child used to cry for hours with tlio pain. . She could not put her boots ou,' writes Mrs. Jane Reitfel, 85 Humtfray street, Ballarat E., Vie. "I tried all sorts of ointments to . mako thorn- lieal, but they seemed' to bo gettiug worse. One day I was recommended to trj Roxona on tliem. I got a tin, and put a little on lior hands and feot, and Ruby said,- "Oh, mum, that is nice: it taltes all the pain and burning feeling away .''After, five applications tho chilblains simply died away, and I now she can wear her boots. The I poor little girl is so pleased to be ;^U"No one knows what, chilblains-are till they get them. They are worse than burns.' »'Now-.I. have found a, cure and shall always keep a tin of Roxonc fn the house, for i...
FOOTBALL. [Newspaper Article] — Warracknabeal Herald — 17 April 1914
FOOTBALL. Arrangements are being .made for :he opening of the football season, .vhich provides so much excitement md enjoyment during the winter lionths. Tiie annual meeting of the tVarrackuabeal-Club will be held at HcCombeVHotel .on Tuesday evening lext at 8 o'clock. There is. a lot of jusiness to 'be' dealt with, and it i3 loped that there will be n large at tendance. The'Brim Club will hold their annual neeting to-morrow evening in the Public Hall. All members and iiucnd ng members are requested to attend. The annual meeting o£ the Kellalac blub "'will be held at the school on Monday evening next at 8 o'clock.
FEDERAL PARLIAMENT. OPENING OF THE SESSION. MINISTERIAL PROGRAMME. MELBOURNE, Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — Warracknabeal Herald — 17 April 1914
FEDERAL PARLIAMENT. OPENING OF THE SESSION. MINISTERIAL PROGRAMME. (From our Special Correspondent.) MELBOURNE, Wednesday. It', seems alar cry from the.warm light last December, when we suffer* 3d as'best we could the long stone* wall in. the Senate by Senator. Long, which prevented 'the.(first session clos» ing.. Everyone was .tired and angry then. Most of /us had forgotten the Incident until the early comers saw Senator Long's (gloomy look about the lobbies to-day. He obviously expected some resentments still living in the breasts of such as had suffered an all;night wait ibecause of. his obstin acy. . The crowd who gathered 'at the House this.'afternoon was the usual one. The band played at the foot of the ste«ps while ttlie. ladies crowded into the Senate chamber an hour be* fore the Governor-General was timed to arrived This part of the function of the opening of Parliament only changes its -phases with the changing of the season. Generally the cos tumes in the chamber are 'tho...
STAWELL RACES. [Newspaper Article] — Warracknabeal Herald — 17 April 1914
STAWELL RACES. The Stawell Amateur Turf Club held their annual meeting on Tuesday. 1 There was a record attendance, and ] splendid racing, this being the best ' meeting yet held. It was magnificent weather, and the gate receipts amoun- ' ted to £345. iForty-nine bookmakers j were -present, and a large amount of betting was transacted. Results Handicap Hurdle Race.—Cranley Chase, 10.8, 3; Kioth, 9.7, 2; CouUs* Dice Box, 9.9, 3. o to 2 winner. Trial Handica-p.—Veil Error, 8.3, 1; Killygate, 7.2, 2; Wimmera King, 7.5, 3. 5-to l'^vinner. Stawell Handicap.—Jack -Crusoe, 8.1, 1; Golden Princcss, 7.12, 2; Cluinettus, 7.12, 3. "Evens Jack Crusoe.. Distance Handicap' Trot.:—-Scorpion, scr., 1; Experiment, yds., blid., 2; H. -Harold, 50 yds. blul., 3. 2 to 1 'win-' ner. i Distance Handicap Pony . Race.— ( Simifterette, 7.7, scr., 1; Vera, 7.10, 40 yds. bhd., 2. Paxter, the rider of Vera, was disqualified for six montha for dishonest practices. Evens win ner. Stawell Purse.—Speariish, 8.9,.s 1...
STAWELL ATHLETIC CARNIVAL. ANNUAL EASTER SPORTS. A GREAT GATHERING. [Newspaper Article] — Warracknabeal Herald — 17 April 1914
STAWELL ATHLETSG i CARNIVAL. ANNUAL EASTER SPORTS. A GREAT GATHERING. In the athletic world Stawell la a centre of great attraction at Easter. For nearly 40 years tlie gathering has been growing in popularity, till to-clay the town is hardly able to contain the throngs o£ people who surge into it during the Eastertide. This year's carnival surpassed all others in res pect to both the attendance ot tlie gen eral public and the Quality of th» sports.. Tlie gathering" was a great success, and the management lias rea, son. to be proud: of the administration of affair.-). The weather joined forces with the club to make the event of 19J-J a record success.. Conditions wore all that could ibe, desired. The carnival, which was the 37th held by the club, opened on Saturday last, but the influx of visitors''began some &lt;iays earlier..' JVise.'follc. had- their lodgings booked* many weeks in', advance,- and | by the end of. last week every house of accommodation was full. ... Easter ...
RACING AT KEWELL. [Newspaper Article] — Warracknabeal Herald — 17 April 1914
RACING AT KEWELL. There was a record attendance at the annual racesTof the Kewell Turf Club on Wednesday, 8th inst. ' The fields were large,' and several close finishes resulted. Details:— Brush Hurdle Race.—-Kioth, 10.0, 1; Ballapur, 10.6, 2; Duke, 9.S, S. 5 to 1 winner.-. Trial Stakes.—Brittanica, 8.11, 1 ; Wimmera Kins.'S.ll, 2; Merri Bridge, 8:11, 3.-Evens winner/ Kewell Handicap.—Harmony, 7.8, 1; Yatlar-9.0, 2; Valwick, 9.0f,3. 5 to 1 Harmony. . ' -Pony Race.—Silver Bullet, 1; Lady Mary, 2;. Servant Girl, 3. 2 to 1 Sil ver iBullet. Yarriambiac, . Plate.—Kidman, 7.10, 1;. Merri _Bridge/ 7.0, 2; Yatla/ 7.6, .3. 2 to 1 on Kidman. : Handicap Trot.—Porcide, 60 yds. blid, 1; Wee Childe, 200 yds., bhd., 2; Lady. Edith, 40 yds. bhd., 3. 5 to 1 against. Procide. O'Loughlin Flutter.—Peal, 3,7, 1; Priscus, 2; Jennie Wren, 6.10, 3. Evens Peal. i- Hack Race.—'Cynosure, 1; Manito, I 2; Albacutya, 3. Evens winner.