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No Title [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 14 May 1914
An itnportaut invention, which has beent applied to the telephone in London, hes a marked effect upon its efficiency. The device has been invented by the en gineere at the General Post Office, and it is now in use. It provides for superposed currents, which double the oapooity of telephone and telegraph coblps. and en ables four people in London simultan eously to speaok on separate telephonees to fourpeople in i'Paris, using only two lines,. This invention will probllbly be of great value in connection with country tele phonees in Victoria.
USED IT IN INDIA. [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 14 May 1914
S USED IT'IN INDIA.. "During 13 yearsI lived in India I used nothing but Chnmborlaines Cough Remedy for 'cough, colds. bronchitis and sore throats.' says Mr. Archibald C. buadffer, care of Roberts & Suons, Engineers, BDn digo, Yio; "I have given it with groat success to hundreds of natives, both Hindu and Mahnoinnedian, and in every case it has proved efficacious. Even natives of high custo often came to my bungalow asking for a dose of Chamber luin's Cough Remedy, so 1 do not hesitate to recommend it in all cases of colds and bronchial troubles. Soldeoverywhere.
Casterton County Court. [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 14 May 1914
Casterton County Court. - The following are cases lihed forhear ing atf sittings of the Court, appointed to be held'on Thursday, tMay 21: D. W. Brock v. C. Donohue the young. or, and J. T. Donohue, claim for £1i17 s 0d, money due onll Promisaory Notes. A. J. Spring v. C. Spring; sclaim for £150. montey due under indenture. John Tuffiell v.. E. Simson, claim for ?50, special damages through neglignlt driving of a nofor ear. The case of Tuffnell v. Siatson is to be heard before i jury of four. Mr F. W. Abbott appears fur plain tiff tu eaclh of the three caseos.
Casterton Court of Petty Sessions. Roster of Justices. [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 14 May 1914
Casterton Court of Petty., Sessions. luster of Justices.`,; May 7-Messrs Smith and Murrell. May 14-Messrs Hughes and Somer. ville. May 21-Messrs Veitch, Rosii and Car. mclohael. May 28--Messre Holmes and Davis. June 4-Messrs Smith and Davis. June 11-Messrs Hughes and Somer. ville. Juno 18--hIasrs Holmes and Ross. SJune 25-Meesrs Murrell and Veitch, July 2-Messrs Smith, Hughes and Jaokson. July 9-Mesars Ross, Davis and L?ittle. July 16 l-Messrs Somerville, Murrell, and Veltoh. July23I-hessrs Holmes, Miller and, Hughes. Jnly 3U--Messrs -Hughes. Smith and Carmelhaol.
Train Arrangements. [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 18 May 1914
Train Arrangements. Train leaves Caeterton 8.35 a.m., Sand ford 8.49., Henty 0.12, Merino 9.40, Grass dale 10.12, Mlakise 10.25, Bransholme .11.15, arrives HIamilton 11.50. Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Saturday. STrain leaves Hamilton 5 p.m., Branx nohlne 6, Miakite 6.13, Orassdale 630, Morino 6.55, Henty 7.10, Sandford 7.25, arrives Casterton 7.45 Tuesday and Friday. Leaves Hamilton 6.5, Branxholme 7.15, Mlakite 7.28 Grasedale 7.40, Merino 8.10, llenty 8.25, Aandford 8.45, arrives Osater ton 9., Thursday. Loaves Hamilton 10.17 a.rm, Bras-I holme 11.25. Grsuadale 11,53, Merino 12.17 p.m., Henty 12.29. Sandflrd 12.47, arrives Casterton 12.55." Leaves tBasterton 3.10, Sandford 3.24, Slenty 3.42, Merino 4.2, arsaedale 4.30, arrives Branseholme 4.55, arrive Hanmll. ton 6.8 p.m.
News in Brief. [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 18 May 1914
News in Brief. The late Mr Joln 'Oliver Woolner, 78f who died on ,Wednesday at. Park street, Abboteord, was ad old soldier, who esrved with General Gordon, tnld throdgh the Crimea and other camupa.gns.,-~ 'At Thursday'c soesion of the general assemobly of: the Presbyterian Church of Victoria, the Rev. William Goyan, of Al bert Park Presbyterian Church, was un oninlously nppointed to the new. position of Director of Sabbath Schools;. The sal- I cry uttached to 'the position is £400 per - MANY A.SLEEPLESS NIGII'T. "Nothing gives me mnore pleaesre than to recommnend Chaniberlain'e Cough Remedy to all of my customers,'' says hMrs. Alice Morrison, Cr.. of Carr and Fitzgerald Streets,' Perth, W.A. "My children were subject to bad colds with dificult breathing ind I had many a I sloeploas night with them" till I tried Obhamberlain' Cough Remedy. Now I would not bo.without a bottle for any money. If my children get a light cold I give thoem a dose anid the cold is no more. In October on unk...
Market Reports. [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 18 May 1914
Market ReI)orts. The Gceloul jide, Skin, ,and Tallow itrokersoAssociation report May 13th: Sheepskins.-3 arket strong, and prices fully up to last week's rates. Green Skins (full wool) : Mlrino and Comeback, large and superior, to 88d, medium to good to (Id:; Coarse Cross breds to 84d;' Linibskins to 8h1d eoach; Pults to lid each. Dry Skins: Merino and Comoback to 8d; '--?Crosslreds, -. to 7id; Lamnb skius, to d;: Pelts, staple, Leavy, to 6d; inferior, weeily- to ,I)1d; ribby to lid per 1it. hides:: Market again easier by a 'Ad per lb. IButchers' green- Iides, heavy and htoul?,gool substanceo to 7.ld; do., no substance to 6itd ; sialted hides, heavy. and stout,'good substance, to 8d do., heavy, no :substance,' to 71d ; do., light to mediumi, 'to 7d kip to 71t;. The Australi??s Merecntile, Laud and Financeo Co., Ltd., report May 14th, 101.: Shcepakins.-Offeriogs were small this week. Keen competition ruled through out the sale, and last week's prices were strongly maintained. ltides....
Casterton Fire Brigade. [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 18 May 1914
Jasterton Fire Bri gade. Thoroughly practical .support and sympathy with the Brigade, and appreciation of the value of members' work 'in ;carrying on this useful instittition, was shownl at the Mechanics' Hall on Thurs day by those who constituted a crowded house on.the occasion of an exhibition of the Leitch Pic-. tures for the benefit of the Bri gade funds. During an interval, Cr Ross. President of the Gleniolg Shire, who is also President of the Brigade, expressed the hearty thanks of members to Mr N. Mc Donald, proprietor of the picture show, for his generosity in giving up the night and providing the entertainment for the benefit of the Brigade funds in connection with its annual celebration, and in this connection it may be men tioned that. Mr McDonald pro sented at this exhibition one of the best series of scenes he has yet given us at Casterton, where he has always given us excep tionally good shows. Capt. Cleverdon, Lieut. Chapman, Mr C. Smith, Secretary, and other officers...
The "Fighting Parson." Two "Knock-Out" Blows. [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 18 May 1914
The "Fighting Parson." Two "Knock-Out" Blows. Two young men who pushed Lheir way into St. Peter's Hall, Melbourne, one night last week when a wedding party was in progress, "struck a snag" in the person of the Rev. Canon Hughes, whose skill in boxing contests in t his younger days earned him the title among members of- the Mel bourne .Athletic. Club of the "Fighting Parson." ' The two in truders (brothersa nained James and John Mahoney) had attacked the elderly doorkeeper at-- the hall, and also the Rey..H.Vickery, who had gone to the doorkeep er's assistance, and were mauling them badly in a rough and tum ble on the. pavement outside the door, when the Canon appeared on the scene. The Canon struck only two blows, with a straight left, but each told. First one and then the other of the Mahoney's wentdown, one of them insensible, and the other with an eye closed, and other facial damage. Both were secured. The Canon carried the insensible one into an ante room and sought to revive hi...
Wando Vale. [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 18 May 1914
VWando Vale. On Friday, May 8th, a concert and a ball wereheld at Wando Vale in aid of the proposed additions (two rooms) to the local hall. The weather conditiono were Just perfect, and the roads in good o rder, the efforts of the Committee being crowned by a good attendance. Tile chair was taken by Cr Widdicombe, who in a short neat sepeech explained the ob. - jeets of the gathering. The concert was one of the beet ever held hero, the per. formers being determined to surpass all formerefforts. Every item on the pro. gramme was thoroughly enjoyed, constant encores, bursts of applaunogiving encour agement to the performers and life to the entertainment At the close of the concert a hearty vote of thanks was ten dered to friends from Canterton, Dun robhln, and.othler places who had so materially contributed to make the even ing a success. The ball was well attend. ad,whilethe music was kindly unpplied by willing volunteers. As a reolit of the effort a sum of over £8 was realiseod. It...
Agricultural Colleges. [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 18 May 1914
Agricultural Colleges. Reports of conditions and operations at the Dookie .and Longerenong Agricultural Col leges during the month of April supplied by the respective Princi pals, Messrs H. Pye and A. C. Drevermann, are to hand from the Council of Agricultural Edu cation. From Dookie, prospects of lambing are reported good, and mention is made of experimental crossing of pure bred rams of various breeds with crossbred ewes with view to production of early.lambs as giving promise of successful issue. Report is made of vigorous progress in cropping operations, and satisfactory growth of early crops of oats. Both from Dookie and Longer enong come report of good issue of recent rainfall, in improve ment of grass, and promotion of crop growth, also of generally satisfactory work. done by 'the students at both Colleges, both in the field and in the class-rooms.
Merino. [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 18 May 1914
Merino. At monthly meeting of the bMechanies' Institute held on Friday, the President and six members present, the Treasurer reported.£1 15s paid in, debit balance £1 12a, and ancounts to amount of £2 12a were passed for payment. Mrs Stephenson, who has for a number of years attended to cleaning of the premises, signified her desire to. give up the situation. Applications for the posi. tion are to be called at once and ap pointment made by the managing com mittee. Mr Bryce. the bazaar secretary. reported that he had on hand about £03. proceeds of the recent bazaar, and that other amounts are to come in. ife esti mated that when accounts have been ad. justed it will be found that the bazaar has given a clear profit of about £010. A most hearty vote of thanks was nuani monaly carried to ~fr '?V Bryce for his trouble and energy in connection with the bacaar, and it was agreed to thank through the press all who helped to pro mote the scieens of the function. At the salo on Saturday, con...
Working Bees. [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 18 May 1914
Working Bees. Some supporters of the Labor party recently raised strong ob jection to a number of settlers in East Gippsland having formed a Working Bee, and, setting to work, improved some of their roads which the local Shire Coun cil was unable for lack of funds to get done for them. We have had not a few silly ideas promul gated by weak-kneed men, who are always, it would seem, trein bling with fear of being unable to get emnplny ment, though as every one of us knows, there is work being left undone all over Aus traliasimply because the people who want it done cannot got men to do it. Yet of all these, not one has been so utterly silly as that of objecting to the friendly co operation of neighbours to carry out work that they could not otherwise get done, by giving their labor. Many of us cannot always afford to give cash, but can give labor in one way or another, and there would be no chance of progress in small and isolated communities if we did not co-operate in work for the g...
Serious Accident. Fall Into a Creek. [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 18 May 1914
Serious Accident, Fall Into a Creek. Abolut 1i o'clock yesterday morning, Mr D. Luers, Wando Vale, found a man lying unconscious in the bed of the creek closeto the Wando Bridge, and a rider. less horse grazing about near at' hand. With assistance, Mr Letrs carried the sullfferer to a shed nlear by, ndl, giving him what attention was possible under the clrceullstances, sent word of the inci dent to the police at Cnsterton. Senior. Constable liane immediately sent oat ounlted-Constabll e Byrne with a covrer ed conveyllnee, in which the victim of the neeident (whlo was found to be Mr ilubert Ta.nsev, Chetwynd) was con veyed to the Caastertoll HIospital, where medical examination showed that lie was suffering from concussion of the brain alnd other injuries ahoult the head and body. Mr Tansey is still unconscious and in a critical condition. Liquiires made by the police showed that with two companions, Messrs Pe'clh. ey and C. Irving, Mr Tanseyleft Caso terton on horseback alout i o'cl...
A Vice-Regal Sportsman. [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 18 May 1914
.A Vice-lIegal Sportsman. A Members of tlhe Victorian Club in ý-Melbourno hnve emnphasized the fact = that Lord Deonman was the first Govcr. --nor.General of Australia to race a horse ? f his own in this country by presenting 6?li'sa Excellency a walking stick, ially made of Australian fiddlebark S ekwoood, snd to Lady )oenmus, an biailoritely made' writing ti??rT of ttlrious Ant tralian woods, with legs and ai'illes of Australian copper. The stick ..a handed to Lord Deuman on Tues. Aida,: stthe factory of the makers, Mlensrs Jeolsston and Co., Fitzroy, by Mr lM. lUnalh, aM.L.A., iA n course of a pleasant -N te function. The writing table is to t?sf on later to the recipient in Eng I : Lord Denman announced that he tiaed to keep his horse and run him Granud National at Melbourne in
Country Telephone Services. [?]sion in Federal Parliament. [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 18 May 1914
itl 3Telephone cles. on -in Federal Par Ilsament. P (BY C.E.H.I eof the most important mat ?iscussed in the Common- 1 li Parliament towards the of last session was the ques of providing greater facilities I ,telephone service throughout f country districts of the Corn osswealth. Mr. Bennett, Member for Gipps- B d, Victoria, stated in the House Representatives: "There is no t btthe telephone facilities are ?'ore necessary in rural areas ban they are in cities. In the ippeland district there are many ces which are separated from all centres by distances of irty and forty miles. If an ac ident happens, or illness comes, setlents have often to be taken t twenty miles to get attention. I have known valuable lives lost ;or want of telephone communi- I iation. In many cases men who feaet with accidents have to be Immediately carried in the direc jon of the nearest medical adviser. eimeone riding on horseback to Lthe doctor what has happened Mbid to bring him to meet the suf ~ne.: I know. o...
LATEST NEWS. Melbourne, This Day. [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 18 May 1914
LATEST -NEWS. [BY WIRE.] Melbourne, This Day. Four valuable letters by Cnptlin' Cook. referring to his visit to 'the' South Seas, New Zealand, and Z.S.W. in.1770 will be sold by auction in July in London. A rebel aviator was chased by a Federal.gunboat near Durango, M[exico. A bomb was dropped" on the vessel, causing loss of life and great damage. Finally the gunboat was compelled" to steam away to sea, her guns 'failing to reach the aviator. The Peace Congress has been post poned until Wednesdayn . The Vatican has refused invitation to join the media. tion negotiations. The rebelsaremarclh. ing south on Mexieo City. It is announced that Italy and United States have signed an arbitratioi con vention. A deadlock has been reached in'con nection with amending bill.dealing with Irish Homae Rlitle. . The King gave audience lasting an hotur with Mr Lloyd George. The hill for Home Rule for Scotland was talked out in the Commons on Friday. During a fog, four army nreoplanes collided with he...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 18 May 1914
O etbP mmuur 1.m4LLrts most the Tttitiir-ln r nottlg is. M w - (7Lzemfs m"Nt and nbruiLt'st (omt. Arhta, and 4 Ul onB~dnabs care (worldP P~~t~ Guinea abottle) in bottles. s. e, ad Sperbotle Cstoton USED IT IN INDIA. rg 13 years I lived in India I used idbt Chamberlain sCough Remedy, E jl e e, colds. bronchitis and sore says Mr. Archibald Q. Macaffer. & Sons, Engineer? Ben "I have given it with great h?pldreds of natives, both Sahbommdan, sand in every ??,proed .eicacious. Even Iil t' eoat oflen came to my lg for a- dos of Chamber i smdy so I do not hesitate it lall ases of colds aid o? ldeverywhere. * Friend. ýMo1jyLx ýrwdIhm.m vgm nDue For Chronic Chest Complaints, Woods' Great Peppermlnt Cure, 1/6. "Gazette" Notices. The Victorian Government "Gazette" notifies :-Agricultural Laborers' Allotment available for application-Allotment 71, Duon robin, 1 acre (formerly occupied by F. W. Dowling). Application for issue of Crown Grant-Per petual. Executors. and Trustees Association...