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WEDDERBURN. ANGLICANS V. COMBINED. [Newspaper Article] — Korong Vale Lance and North West Advertiser — 17 January 1914
WEDDERBURN. Anglicans v. Combined. These teams met again at Wed derburn on Wednesday last. The Combined won the toss and gave their opponents first use of the wicket. The opening bats men made a fair stand which was broken by McGibbony being taken in the long field. After that, with the exception of Sutherland who made 41 not out, little resistance was made by the batsmen to the bowling of Alex ander and Noonan and batting two men short the Church of •England team were disposed of for ■ 74 runs. Both Alexander and Noonan bowled well, the former taking six wickets for 31 and the latter 1 for 33. The first two wickets of the Combined team fell cheaply, but Henderson and Holmes soon put the issue beyond doubt. Henderson hit freely for 54 retired, while Holmes batted steadily for 11 before the veteran C. Plight caught and bowled him. The innings closed for 120. ' Gray was the most successful bowler for the losers, capturing 5 wickets for 37. The following are the scores:— CHURCH OP ENGL...
A SECRET. [Newspaper Article] — Korong Vale Lance and North West Advertiser — 17 January 1914
A SECRET. My laddie's a' the world to we! 'Tls to himself-1 owe it That I can never more gae free, But, ah,I he must not Know it I ■ When from my side ho roams awa', I scarce believe I'm living; But when he's here—my laddie—ah, I dio for want of giving I t Why must I think upon his smile ? His eyes o'erbright and bonny P _ His gladness that doth sae beguile It robs my heart of ony? Were I a lad, and he a maid, I would not be sae winning; To wound too deep I'd be afraid, And deem such sweetness sinning! —Florenco Earle Coates.
CRICKET. FENTON'S CREEK v. WEDDERBURN. [Newspaper Article] — Korong Vale Lance and North West Advertiser — 17 January 1914
CaiGKET. FENTON'S CltEEK V. WEDDE'r burn. A match between the above was played at Fen ton's Creek on Saturday last, and resulted in a victorv for the visitors after a very enjoyable game. Scores : — WEDDEKUU11K. T. Morccroft, b Wn liter 1 W. Bristowe, e Walker, b Step henson 12 P. Taylor, b Walker 5 H. Hondo :&lt;on. b. Coffin 15 J. Craitr. b G Finch 0") H. Stafford, lbw, b A. Finch ... 28 O. Flight, c Walker, b A. Stephen son 7 Rev. Dodd, not out ... 13 \V. Ford, b G. Finch ... 0 W. Barclay, b G. Finc'.i 0 Sundries... 7 Total 153 Bowling—Cofiin, 1 for 30 ; Wnlker, 2 for 15 ; G. Finch, 3 for 22 ; 'E. Stephen son, 1 for 5 ; A. Stephenson, 1 for 37 ; Lyons, Ofor 18 ; A. Finch, 1 for 10. KENTON'S Cr.EEK. V. Cofiin, c Dodd, b Taylor ... 3 A. Finch, b Henderson' 11 A. Stephenson, c Taylor, b Hen derson ... ' 0 E. Stephenson, c Flight, b Hen derson -.. ... ? 0. Lyons, runout ... 2. •I. Trotmim, b Taylor , 0 J. McKunzie, b Flight 7 W. Walker, b Flight ... ... 1 S. Walker, b Henders...
MAGNANIMOUS. [Newspaper Article] — Korong Vale Lance and North West Advertiser — 17 January 1914
MAGNANIMOUS. The Mayor: Have you heard, Mr. - Roche, that our generous townsman, Mr. Harding, i» defraying the cost of a > new promenade all round the town? We think a -wealthy man like yourself might also do something for us. Mr. Rocho. Well, what do you say to > my giving you a park of oak treesP The. Ma-jor: On, you noble-hearted philanthropist 1 Why, do you really mean to— Mr. Rocho: Yes, yes; I'll make the town a present of an oak forest. You have only to find the land, and .I will - supply you with as many acorns as you may want for seed I Joy is the peculiar feeling expiri enoed by the man who counts' his money and discovers that'he has alL ho thought he had and a few dollars more. Sho was a lady visitor to the prison,. kindly and well meaning, and as she' ohattod with a burglar who had beeu sentenced to sir months' imprisonment, she thought she detected signs of re form in him. "And now," she said, "have you any plans for the future on tho expiration of your sentence P...
DO WORKING GIRLS CHOOSE LOVE WISELY? [Newspaper Article] — Korong Vale Lance and North West Advertiser — 17 January 1914
■j rt~~ rr-: "7~ ~: ' DO WORKING QIRU8 CHOOSE LOVE .. WISELY? ■ By Laura Jean Libboy. "Mystorious love, uncortain treasure. Hast thou moro pain tlinn pleasuror Endless torments dwell about tlico; Yet who would live—and Hvo with out tlico P" • It has often boon said tliat tho girl ' wlio works for a living lias not an equal chanco with otlior women in meeting her ideal lover. One very pretty girl said to mo, ' It seems al most a miracle to mo that three-fourths of the bread-winnerB get husbands. Most of them have little or 110 oppor tunity to form tho acquaintance of at tractive men. My Weal is a young man in 0110 of tho professions—a young doc tor; or lawyer. I might wait until doomsday to ho introduced to such a °n«6f course," 6ho wont on, "a girl must ho too nice to flirt. The yoiing men whom my girl friends know fall short or tho mental picture pnshnncd in my heart of tho man 1 could love. Timo rolls on, and I must.take_at last, for a lover, one whom J know full well is not suite...
SPEED OF ANIMALS. [Newspaper Article] — Korong Vale Lance and North West Advertiser — 17 January 1914
8PEE0 OF ANIMALS. It is believed that no animal has evor exceeded tho speed which can b? attained by the horse. Instantaneous photographs of one famous specimen showed the full length of a complete stride to be about twenty-six feet. The hare has not in reality the speed of the dog. The dog, on the other hand, does not attain the speed of the horse. The giraffe is said to run at the ratf of' fifteen yards per second under the most favorable oonditions. Tho ele phant, going at the Tate of two yards a second, carries a weight approximat ing to that carried by six horses.
Wedderburn Racing and Trotting Club. [Newspaper Article] — Korong Vale Lance and North West Advertiser — 17 January 1914
WctiderEmrn Racing and Trciting Ghib. The annual meeting- of the above club was held at Moie croft's hotel on January l'tth. There was a largo attendance of old member-, and n?w members turned up in such numbers that the room was uncomfortably-' filled. Dr Hinder, the president, occupicd the chair, and expla"n:d to the meeting in nis opening remarks that the annual meeting is usually the most important of the series held during the year. In the first 11 ice t.lu officials have to be a/ipi intcd, which are practically our executive, and the amount of money to be dis tributed, together with its allot ment to the difrprpnf: vnr o : Imrl at this meeting to be decided, and generally their decisions at this meeting largely influenced the success or otherwise of the club.v As they were all aware, less than twelve months ago the prospects of holding a successful race meeting in the old town were not at all too bright, and resuscitation seomed problemati cal. However, a number of en thusiast...
A BIRD'S LOVE DANCE. [Newspaper Article] — Korong Vale Lance and North West Advertiser — 17 January 1914
kNOE. In tropical South America, and oji 60me of the islands of the Pacific, therf ib to be found the beautiful bird knowji as the jacana. It is famous for its eof called love dance, which is executed, by the male birds to excite the admira tion of the female birds. 'When thf> mating season approaches the' jacan^ will single out its favorite and try tp win her admiration with all its bewitch ing manoeuvres. In the dance the wings are spread out and worked in such a manner that the beautjfnl-oolored, fea thers produce a brilliant .effect. . A woman entered a dentist's office to have several teeth extracted,, and after talking it over with the dentist, agreed to takq gas. "You will bo unconiwiouB for. only a few minute*," she w»» reassured. Tha woman took her pooketrhook oi^t and b«gan to count kar "Never mind t5 A now," saidhth* den tist., 'iYou do not h»v« to jay nntjl "I wasn'tgoiug ta_yw yoo/' *x plajoed -til* woman- "1 wM'-feing to count my money I" « IVo finished." ' TTJf»: T...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Korong Vale Lance and North West Advertiser — 17 January 1914
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VEST POCKET ESSAYS. [Newspaper Article] — Korong Vale Lance and North West Advertiser — 17 January 1914
VEST POOKET E88AY8. • By George. Fitch. Tho Atlantio Oooan Is tlio second largest collection of wotnoss on tho globe. It.is 20,000 miles long, 5000 miles wide, and bo deep in spots that tho. tallest man who ovor lived would havo five miles to go before reaching bottom, after getting in over his head. Tho Atlantic Ocean reachos from tho cffcto ruinj of antiquity on tho oast to tho oleotrie-lighted prospcctUBos, of to-morrow on tho wost. It is ooolod. by tho mountainous icebergs of tho polar regions, and hoatcd at tho equator by tho evorlaating sun, boing thus plenti fully supplied with hot and cold water. It eplashes restlessly upon tho. fever laden juntas of Africa, carossos Eng land with its foes, and is perfumetTby tho orchid jungles of Brazil. The wild African plunges into it off Liberia, tho Eskimo chases tho polar bear through its surf off Greenland, and at Narra gansett tho millionairess dives in front of- a thousand camoras. It brings tho mackerel, to Norway, tho. sardino to ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Korong Vale Lance and North West Advertiser — 17 January 1914
f?U|«TKI!Hi) A'i AY WITH IIKAIJ AClfSS. ,, J lii^'Mv i'k&lt;; iin:ui:it(l Cliiiiiil)cr!itin% T'jl'iluts ti) i[ii fftie svlio' Millers from licurt irwti'1' »:>ya ' Ijurry, .MariiHi.i&lt;iu^; Jill., " I Mif IV':V&lt;I » jtl| lpV(holjg;j "il l ti-it'l almost pyi:ryU|jn|V. Ni|tl|ji)g lji&lt;l 1110 liny g.ioj un til "i f'itMl'1 ItifiiiiinioiKliKl Cli.imbt'Hiiin'j kTiililnta jim] 11111)' sunn put ii|i> n^uin. ' }f"W I K'lHlli] nfi| !>r willmul a l.iix ui (,'liuinlmi'liiin'H Tiililnla in I lie Sold by T. J, Uiilr.n urI &lt;1. U, 'Ori'ljj.' jit'.itl; *
JUDGE NOT. [Newspaper Article] — Korong Vale Lance and North West Advertiser — 17 January 1914
JUDGE NOT. There aro numbers of circumstances - which attend evory action of. a. man's life, which can never come to the know ledge. of tho world—yet. ought to be. known, and well_ weighed, beforo sen tence with any justice can bo passed upon him. A man may have, different views, and a different sense of things from what hs judges have;, and what he understands and fools, and what • passes within him mny bo a, secret trea sured up deeply there for. ever.
NEW LINES. [Newspaper Article] — Korong Vale Lance and North West Advertiser — 17 January 1914
NEW I4NES. Ik is estimated that the annus 1 revenue from the Chillingolk h to Manangatang railway, shortly to b3 opaned, will be £1467, while the profit of new traffic brought to existing lines is als„ estimated at £1467. The dsfi ciency for the'first year may - b ' £1652. The line will be 18 m',. jfi length, and is estimated to cost ^52.^7. -.With'iJIj-J- a.Mlc.1 lo: lulling slock.
BENDIGO GRAIN MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Korong Vale Lance and North West Advertiser — 17 January 1914
Bendigo Grain Market. liny Oaten sheave?, X2 per ton ; wheaten, ,£?. Wlic.it, 3s Sil per bushel. Out*. Is 8d. Straw, UOs pel- ton. Klour, £8 5s. Bran, £M 10.=. Pollard, iM 15.-!. Cape barley, 8s (>&lt;■'. New Potatoes -Carmjns .K'i5s to ,£'i 10f ; Pinkeyes, .t'l 1FW to £5. Onions—New Globe, .£o to X'S 15s.
WEDDERBURN SPECIAL STOCK SALE. [Newspaper Article] — Korong Vale Lance and North West Advertiser — 17 January 1914
Wedderburn Special Stock Sals. • Spencer. Vuins mid Co. report huvinj held their first special stocU sale n Wcilderb-jr.i at tin ir ne.vlv con.itructu yards when considerably ovir 8,Cli s'lcep came forward. The sheep wen mostly from local Ik lilcrs and v;en commented on generally for their .juility (also ",v t .e liovernmeent In spector who w:1s present). Crossbred ve; ners and ewes Were tiie more con inicuon -• although so'erul trootl hip linns of w.ther.j wire forward and found .iiljy ijujura iia i.u'-.i.-u .uclo.v, Inere .vi's a monster a tie nU Hue nn;l most of chose pre:e:.t were out to buy with the res :lc that neafiy everything changed hands at uucUki. 'lii.se passed in at auction wui'j told immediately after ward.:. Pi ices wire very satisfactory to ve.ulois, i i s:i;r.e cases mare so. /. tew quotiti:.n Crjss-brjil wuaners. Js 9.1, 10.-". Ids (id. Ids l'Jd to lis Bd . .n.::ino wc.wciv, :)d, 10s to 10s!)cl: m riiiowit o s, lis Id to Ms Sd.lsCl •vere soiil at. Us Oil) ; erjssb...
MELBOURNE. [Newspaper Article] — Korong Vale Lance and North West Advertiser — 17 January 1914
MBLQOUnWE. Cattle,—3:)3!) .YilV'lai}, consisting of 2200 bullocks anil 1150 cows, A large proportion consisted of medium to good qualities, with a moderate proportion ol prime heavy bullocks. The demand was brisk, and prices ruled fully equal to late rates. Closing sales, however, wire slightly oasi-sr. Prime pens of bullo.-liii from .£11 to extra prim&lt;. from £12 10s to i II, good from £!) !0s to £10 10s, good light and handy weigh t' fryri) £8 to £0 5s, second and inferior frqn) Stj : prime pens of cows fr>miA'7 JOs to 10$. ex.iu prime to £9 15s. giptf frita fit} tS i}(, inferior from j£4. Cg|vj.-s.—(j'JO penned. The demand VyaV Ufitjve, i)nd former rates were fully mmntqinecj. Qiptatjons—Prime steers Itnd heifers fr'pn) XI Jfjs to .£S, cxtr? prime from X'i 10s tJ £y, good from £3 IGs to £-) Jfls ; prime ca I veil from GOs to (50s, goofl 'frtim'^53-to "T3s," others from 15j, Sheep.—A large proportion consisted of gool and prin.e qualities. The mar ket opamd with stead...
BENDIGO LIVE STOCK. [Newspaper Article] — Korong Vale Lance and North West Advertiser — 17 January 1914
Bendigo Live Stock. Cattle.—5t9 penned. The bulk con sisted ol' medium and useful sorts o! li~ht bullocks and mealy cows, wilb 0 Id pens of prime medium weights in 1 ie former, and some few lots of prime clean heifer.?. At the opening there was strong competition for best cattle, aid prices were just slightly bjtter than list week, bill the srile had not pre ceded fur wh-jn biddings became dull and prices decreased to fully 10s below the rate.-; oil that occasion, at which, vi'.U slight HueUmlions nt time tin m irket continued to the close. I'es beef on the leg i:i the bulk of the sale. was making between 21s (id and 21s 0. pjr lOOlbs,, with good useful beef abou: 2&lt;Js. Quotations: - Prime bullocks Iron £!) 10s to £10 10s extra prime and heavy ; to .£11 10s. good useful b.illocks frou: £3 tJ A'U, medium descriptions fior. £'j 1 r.3 to £7 15s ; prime c.v.vs from .£6 10s to £7 10s, extra nri.no and lwnvj to 0 5s, good useful from £'j 11 i>", medium sorts from ii3 15 to £...
THOUGHTS THAT HARM. [Newspaper Article] — Korong Vale Lance and North West Advertiser — 17 January 1914
THOUGHTS THAT HARM. Some time aeo the mayor of one of our inland cities requested the editorp of fhe d*ilv pop^rs to rofmin from pnh li«7nriGf the dptails of snicidps, because +lioir publication had caused an alarm incr pofdemic of suicides in that com munity. Tho human mind mav ho attuned nnv kev. hi^li or low. haso or noble. bv tho r»ow«r of suGrersHon. The PUftPP.* tion -mar bo in n word spoken bv ono'« self or bv ahother: it may come from n newspaper. a hook, a plnv or n pioturp • —it mav emanate from the presence of n friend or an o.nomy, from a eran&lt;1 heroic character. or a mean, cowardlv one. Prom hundreds of sources it mav • oo*«e. from -within or without, hut fret" * wherovpr it comes it lpavpg its mnrV • on tbo lif° for eoid or ill. Our char nofors pre larcolv madb up from varioiiF lrinds of snPffPstiop. Manv hpopIp ^oHor succestionR of fear. donht and failure whprpvpr +1iov tro. and thpsp take root in minds that miVlit otherwise bp frp» from thpm and tiioroforo...
FRUGALITY OVERDONE. [Newspaper Article] — Korong Vale Lance and North West Advertiser — 17 January 1914
FRUGALITY OVERDONE. - Old Jasper Grim could never see The dark cloud's silver lining; . In fact, ljo. always seemed to bo Complaining and repining. . He always looked for rainy days 1 When fair mild winds were blowing; Be hunted out the lonely ways. In which no crowds were going. •There was no joy for Jasper Grim, No glad anticipation, v The world, indeed, appeared to him ' A place of tribulation.. , He pinohed and saved and skimped and so His fortune kept ion gaining; He thought of wild winds that would blow, And'days when 'twould be raining. He's now reposing in his tomb, A monument they've bought him, But I would not have borne his gloom For all bis money got him, The First Burglar : Kin you's* git up . de (tain wit'out disturbing no onef Seoond Ditto:' I'v« been marrUd four yearn, an' .praotisin' de triok on me wife all dat time.