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SPORTING NOTES. CLUNES GUN CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Clunes Guardian and Gazette — 23 June 1914
SPORTING NOTES. (BY " PAEEHA.") CLUNES GUN CLUB. Shooting for Mr A./Chirke's trophy will be resumed on Friday next, 26th inst. At the conclusion of tho shoot, in# a farewell will bo tendered to Mr. J. Swanson by the Cauipbelltown and ' Clunes clubs. COURSING. " Mr A. L. Nase's Narrabene was runner-up in the Commonwealth Stake run at Camperdown lust week. An excellent performance, especially as Narrabeno liad had long courses just provious to the final. This fine per formance, following Mr Nase's win in the Creswiok champion, shows tho high quality of tho dogs bred by him. Mr Nnse is to be heartily congratu lated on his success so far this season. Trespassers with dogs or guns on Mr G. Leisliman's Lord Clyde Estate will ho prosecuted. Mr Leishman is determined to put a stop to tho " potting." Mr It. Nimmo, tho owner of the winner of the Commonwealth Stake, is a very old enthusiast in the sport, and his win was popular. The nominations for tho Clunes Champion close on Saturday, lltli ...
MEAT BELOW COST PRICE. [Newspaper Article] — Clunes Guardian and Gazette — 23 June 1914
MEAT BELOW COST PRICE. The shortage of fat stock lias caused a serious rise in the wholesale price of beef and mutton in West Australia. Bullocks have been sold at £17, and wethers at up to 55s. The State Butchery department bought 37 lb. medium sheep at 27s, an average of 9d per lb., but is retailing mutton at 3d lb. A meeting of master, butchers discussed the action of the Govern ment in selling mutton 4d. lb. under cost price, and passed a resolution con demning the unbusinesslike manage ment of the State butcheries and censuring the Ministry. The Minister of Lands (Mr Bath), in reply, declared that the State butcheries are not dependent upon tho auction sales for supplies. Tho pres. ent high prices were merely a passing phase, and the Government's policy was to maintain a uniform price, balancing high rates in the dear season with the low ones o£ the cheap period, and retailing only for cash with counter delivery. .
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Clunes Guardian and Gazette — 23 June 1914
jteEffiflL \\ORSjf^ DIRECTIONS THE CORRECTIVE PROPER TIES OF DR MORSE'S INDIAN ROOT PILLS* Many poplo have, no hesitation ill taking a dozen bottles of medicine in liquid form .prescribed by a doctor, but view witli alarm the suggestion to talco a course of pills. This misappre g,£5ffi® hension is no doubt fP;';~3S) due to the impres JSreriw sion Jliat pills are merely purgatives, which may be cor rect in some instan ces. Dr Morse's In dian lloot Pills, however, aro not merely purgatives, acting upon . the bowels only, but con tain more important properties, which correct disorders of the Blood. Stomach, Liver, and Kid neys, evidence of which is not want ing. Thousands of testimonials sent us voluntarily and gratuitously from all parts of Australia verify our state, monts of what Dr Morse's Indian Root Pills will do and aro doing every day. You will (ind neighbors, friends, and relatives everywhere who have been restored to health and who can testify to the marvellous blood-purify i...
DESPERATE STRUGGLE. [Newspaper Article] — Clunes Guardian and Gazette — 23 June 1914
. DESPERATE STRUGGLE. A sensational affair occurred at Taradale at 4 a.m. on Sunctey,! resulting in the arrest of Charles E. Sanger, known as the Fryers-. town bushranger, who'was sup posed to be the culprit in numer ous robberies in the district, he having camps in the ranges be tween Fryerstown and Taradale. He is known as a desperate fel low, and he openlv declared he wopld shoot' the first constable * who attempted to arrest him.1 Sevetal robberies having taken I place in Taradale reoently. I Constable Hefford has been on the ' look out for Sanger, and on Satur day night was on the watch at Gorman's, bakers. At 4 o'clock Sanger effected an entrance, and as he was leaving some time later, Constable Hefford confront ted him. Sanger had a gun In his hand; The constable fired his revolver, at the same time snatohing the gun from Sanger's band' A tevribje Btruggle en» sued, the oonstable using the butt end of his revolver. Sanger secured the revolver and hurled it away. The firing aw...
COLLIERY EXPLOSION. NEARLY 200 MINERS PERISH. [Newspaper Article] — Clunes Guardian and Gazette — 23 June 1914
COLLIERY EXPLOSION NEARLY 200 MINERS PERISH. A fearful raining disaster is repor ted from Hillcrest, iu, the Canadian , province of Alberta. i Owing to an explosion of firedamp in the Kernie coal muie several hun-1 dred miners were entombed. Over | 400 men managed to make their es-1 cape. Rescue parties penetrated some j distance into the workings, and re covered a hundred bodies. The mine is now blazing fiercely, and a huge volume of black smoke is pouring out of the shaft. All hope has been abandoned for the entombed miners. The death roll totals 197. Many of the rescued are badly injured. Some of the bodies recovered are mangled beyond recognition. A large I percentage of tha male population of j the town of Hillcrest has boen wipod out. and 200.. homes are in mourn ing. It is believed lire damp exploded at the 1200 feet level, burying scores of miners beneath the fall of coal, and suffocating others., Some bodies were found standing pick in hand, as if about to begin work. Women...
SIR ALEX. PEACOCK'S CAREER. [Newspaper Article] — Clunes Guardian and Gazette — 23 June 1914
SIR ALEX. PEACOCK'S CAREER. Sir Alexander Peacock, the new Promier, is one of the best known figures in State politics, and has had Parliamentary experience extending over 25 years. He was born at Creswick in 1861. When 28 years o£ age he entered the Legislative As sembly as member for the old distriot of Clunes and Allendale. When the Latter district and that of Oreswiek were merged into one-known as Allendale-Sir Alexander was elected for the new seat, and since then has had but one coutest. In the following year be became an honorary Minister in the Munro Ministry. He was Min ister of Education in the Sbiels Min istry (1892-93) and for a time Post master-General. From 1894 to 1899 he was Chief Secretary and Minister of Education'in the Turner Ministry, and from 1900 to 1901 Chief Secre tary and Minister of Labor, succeeding as Premier and Treasurer on 12th February, 1901, when Sir George Turner severed his connection with State politics in order to join the Federal Ministry. His ...
THE NEW PREMIER. ENTERTAINED AT CRESWICK. [Newspaper Article] — Clunes Guardian and Gazette — 23 June 1914
THE NEW PREMIER. ENTERTAINED AT CRESWICK. At the invitation of the Mayor (Or Northcott), a largo gathering attended in tho council chambers,|Creswick, on Saturday night to honor Sir Alexander Peacock in recognition of his elevation for the second time to the Premier ship of the stato. The Mayor pro posed "The New Premier of Victoria, Sir Alexander Peacock," and extended hearty congratulations to him on his appointment to such a higli and im portant position. The toast was sup ported by a number of others, and the Premier was greeted with loud ap plause on rising to respond. As had been suid by one of the speakers, the honor came unsought. Things had moved riipidly, and little did ho think , that sucli remarkable changes would i tako place within a fortnight, and that lie would go from the position of ' Minister of Education to the Proiuier ' ship of the State. He asked to bo re 1 lieved of the Premiership and someone else in the Cabinet appointad, but the position was unanimously pr...
Value of Experiment and Research in Agriculture. [Newspaper Article] — Clunes Guardian and Gazette — 23 June 1914
Value of Experiment arid Research ill Agriculture. (By A. E. V. Richnrdson, Al.A., B.Sc., Agricultural' Superintendent, ,in "Journal of Agriculture,") Agriculture is an ait, based on science, and capable of great develop ment and expansion as the scientific principles on which it is based become more and Jnore completely under stood. The primary object of the scientific investigator of agricultural problems is to discover the principles or laws underlying agricultural phonomoua in ordor to explain and also to antici pate farm practice. The investigator may proceed in the elucidation of these problems either by observation or by experi ment. Tho use of definitely planned, carefully conducted' experiments is the most satisfactory method of arriving at theso principles, because the conditions under which the phenomena are observed are more or less under human control. ! Agricultural experiments may be : roughly divided-.into-two classes :-(a) Practical experiments, which aim at ?' asce...
Federal Campaign. (Contributed). [Newspaper Article] — Clunes Guardian and Gazette — 23 June 1914
Federal Campaign. (Contributed). " It is a slander and a lio," were the emphatic; words used by the Prime Minister on Wednosdav, in rfiferriii^ to an Meciionepring circular, headed "Cook's Latest." The circular asserts that the police are taking names off the rolls, that in places seventy five per cont ot Labor voters have disfranchished and so on. In a much more guarded fashion, the " Worker," Labods,Sydn&lt;?y orKan, is working on the lines of the circular- Even the "Worker," thougli it does not make laugh able misstatements about 75 per cent- disfranchisements, ' gives the following in one of its leading notes It is becoming more evident every day that the Cook crowd are- determined to thimble rig the electoral machi nery as much as possible." This is anent the absent vote- As a matter of fact the new regulation relating to that vote is absolutely beyond challenge- It meiely provides that those&lt;wlio are with- ? in a mile of their ordinary polling place on elect...
HOW DO WE KNOW A GOOD FARMER? [Newspaper Article] — Clunes Guardian and Gazette — 26 June 1914
HOW DO WE KNOW A GOOD FARMER? 1-1 ow do we know that a man is a good farmer? He will not tell you he is; he is too modest for that. But let's lock arms with him and take a tramp across his farm this afternoon; for seeing is believing. He is doing to-day's work to-day. That is a pretty good sign of a thor ough farmer. Things are kept pick ed up around his buildings. That we like, too. He takes us around where the cattle run against the line fences, and every rail that is out of its place he puts ?back where it belongs. On the way through the pasture he stops to rub the nose of the little heifer. She likes it and shows that she is on speaking terms with her master. In Ills granary there is a bit of grain lett over from last year, and more coming in soon from this year's grow ing. Coming home from school the boys and girls call out .is soon as they are in sight: "Hello, daddy!" And with a smile on her face the good wife says: "I'm glad to' have you home again, husband!" The neighbor, p...
FOR THE FARMER. THE FARM MANAGER. [Newspaper Article] — Clunes Guardian and Gazette — 26 June 1914
FOR THE FARMER. THE FARM MANAGER. More than a special knack or abil ity is required to make a farm man ager. There must be even develop ment and mastery of many powers, thorough understanding of all the es sentials of the business, self-training and wise use of the abilities of others. Train yourself, therefore, to think of the manager's work as the post of the chief engineer. Recognise that 110 matter how many duties are pro perly done, failure is certain if fuel and steam fall, or if brakes and throt tle are not always under control. The manager's task is to make many per sonalities act as an unit-to harmon ise the interplay of many departments. In the beginning list, group and ana lyse, the work that fills the calendar of successful managers-that goes on at your farm. Reduce your detail to system and assign it to subordinates. Make sure that you are caring for to day's and to-morrow's work and men, funds and service-that your policy upon management is well-balanced and full-round...
PATTERN FOR CHILD'S SLEEPING SUIT. [Newspaper Article] — Clunes Guardian and Gazette — 26 June 1914
PATTERN FOR CHILD'S SLEEPING SUIT. In cold weather no mother should fail to make iier child one of these cosy little sleeping suits. Flannel, of course, is by far the most suitable ma terial to use. It represents "Every lady's Journal" pattern No. 40 and is cut in two sizes-for children of four and six years. This pattern may be bought for ninepence from local pattern agent or will be sent post free to any ad dress if ninepence in stamps is sent to Dept. A, "Everylady's Journal," 376 Swanston-street, Melbourne. State number of pattern and size required. If a penny stamp is sent to above ad dress a 48-page catalogue will bo sent to any reader who writes "send free catalogue."
CHILDREN'S BEDS. [Newspaper Article] — Clunes Guardian and Gazette — 26 June 1914
CHILDREN'S BEDS. A child's bed should slope a little from the head to the toot, so that the head may be a little higher than the feet, but never bend the neck to get the head on to a pillow. This makes the child round-shouldered, cramps the veins and arteries, and interferes with the free circulation of the blood. Even when a child is several years old the pillow should be thin and made of hair, and not on any account of feath ers.
HOW TO MAKE HEALTHY AND HAPPY HOMES. [Newspaper Article] — Clunes Guardian and Gazette — 26 June 1914
HOW TO MAKE HEALTHY AND HAPPY HOMES. The object o£ tliis article is to im press upon the minds of our young women readers tlmt the refinements of fashion, the duties of the toilet, and whatever else composes the harmless amusements of young women, should on no account, unless in very particu lar instances, impede their course of instruction in the more useful and lasting duties of domestic life. To preserve a house, however humble, or however costly, in the best possible order, to have a knowledge in the making up of female attire, and to be learned in the divers processes of cookery, are qualities absolutely es sential to all young women, if they have any ambition to be placed at the head of a domestic establishment. The house being the appropriate kingdom of the wife, it is necessary that she should be a thorough mistress of all its faults, and in no instance be left at the mercy of servants, who, even if anxious to please, are seldom competent to carry on a household in its diffe...
THE LADIES' COLUMN A WIFE'S INFLUENCE. [Newspaper Article] — Clunes Guardian and Gazette — 26 June 1914
THE LADIES' COLUMN A WIFE'S INFLUENCE. Lookers-on often see the wonderful influence a wife can exert for the good or failure of her husband. By a gra cious, gonial manner Bhe may win hostB of friends for him. In nearly every walk of life, where he has to look to the generous public for a live lihood, she can help him; make the yoke easier, and the burden lighter. A powerful factor in the world of busi ness to-day is found in the influence of woman. She It is who stands by her husband when the darkness and gloom of trouble and depression have settled about him, and infuses hope into him, and points the way to a new beginning, no matter how small.
MELBOURNE SHEEP MARKET. Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — Clunes Guardian and Gazette — 26 June 1914
MELBOURNE SHEEP MAR KET. Wednesday. Fat sheep :-19,500 yarded. Ex cepting for a few pens of extra choice crossbreds, values for prime lots ranged Is lower than last week ; the market closing weak. Quotations: Prime crossbred wethers, 24s 6d to 28s 6d; extra, 30s to 32s; odd beasts, to 36s Gd; good, 21s to 23s; seconds, 15s to 20s; inferior, to 17s 6d. Prime crossbred ewes, 21s 6d to 24s; extra, 25s to 27s Gd; odd, to 30s; good, 19s to 20s Gd; seconds do, 16s to 18s; inferior, 9s 5d. Prime merino wethers, 23s to 25s 3d ; extra, to 27s Gd ; good, 19s to 21s 6d ; ewes, 12s 6d to 19s Gd ; a few to 21s; low conditioned ewes, from 5s. Fat. lambs:-G930 penned. Prime, IGs 6d to 20s ; extra, 21s 3d to 23s 3d ; a few to 25s 9d ; good, 13s Gd to 15s Gd; second descriptions, lis to 12s; inferior, from 7s.
HOW TO GET RID OF BORES. [Newspaper Article] — Clunes Guardian and Gazette — 26 June 1914
HOW TO GET RID OF BORES. "Come in and see how I get rid of bores. You've often asked my recipe, and I'm aibout to deal with one." It was an old banker who was speaking, and lie showed his guest into the pri vate office. "Hullo," began the bore, "just drop ped in to have a talk about poor James. I suppose " . "Yes, of course; neglected his busi ness, lost enormous sumB of money, fell' a victim to the terrible curse of intemperance, squandered >liis for tune, and even lost his home. Too bad!" ' "Awful! Did you hear " ^'Certainly. Tried to drown his ; sorrows, lost his situation, and was left to his own resources. Drifted away into a great city, family suffer ed, he braced up, found honest em ployment, won friends, and was doing well, everything considered." "That's right, but " "So I heard. Baclc -with us again. He has a tine position, looks like his old self, and everybody happy." "Do you think he'll " "I know he will. A few kind friends think otherwise, but he's all right. We hav...
BALLARAT PRODUCE MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Clunes Guardian and Gazette — 26 June 1914
BALLA11AT PRODUCE MAR KET. The quotations are:-Wheat, 3s 1 Id for prime milling. Oats : - Pair feed, 2s to 2s lcl for stout heavy milling. Peas, 4s to 'is Gd. Bar ley :-Prime, 3s 3d ; fair to good, 2s 9d to 3s. Capo, 2s 3d. Flour, £9. Bran, £5 10s. Pollard, £5 15s. Potatoes, new £3 to £i. Hay: --Best chaffing, £2 to £2 2s 6d; manger, £2 5s to £2 7s 6d. Straw, 32s Gd.
MARRIAGE PROPOSALS OF FAMOUS MEN. [Newspaper Article] — Clunes Guardian and Gazette — 26 June 1914
MARRIAGE PROPOSALS FAMOUS MEN. Timidity can scarcely be said to have marked the wooings and propo sals of some of the men whose names are household words, although the manner in which some of them "pop ped the question" provides a hint or two for those anxious bachelors who wish to propose in a pretty and ar tistic manner. Nothing could have been more charming than the way Daniel Webster proposed. One day, when kneeling before his lady-love, he suddenly dropped the skein of silk she was winding off his hands, and made with a piece of tape half a true lover's knot. The lady (a Miss Flet cher) "completed it, and a kiss sealed the bargain. "Do you know, people say we are going tp be married?" said Sir Alex ander Duff Gordon one day to the beautiful Lady Austin, and before she could reply he added, "Shall we make it true?" And they did. Tolstoi was 'bold as usual. He pro posed by letter, in which he wrote: "Tell me sincerely, do you wish to foe my wife? But only if you can say 'yes' fea...
BALLARAT DAIRY PRODUCE MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Clunes Guardian and Gazette — 26 June 1914
BALLARAT DAIRY PRODUCE MARKET. Phillips and Chamberlain report: Buttor : Prime factory prints Is 2d ; lump, Is l^d; separator, 10d to lO^d ; dairy, 8d. Eggs, Is to Is Id. Bacon: Sides, lid ; middles, Is;hams, Is 3d. Honoy, 3d to 3j^d. Lard, 7j.£d. Cheese, to 9d. Onions : £7 10s to iJ8. Potatoes, £3 15s to £i 10s. For children's hacking cough at night, Woods' Great Peppermint Cure, 1/6