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"The Rainbow Argus" [Newspaper Article] — Rainbow Argus — 10 January 1914
"The Rainbow Arg*us" No Resident of the District CAN AFFORD to do without his District News paper. It is the only moans by which the people of the district can keep in touch jvith tho affairs in which tlicy are personally interested. The City dailies and weeklies are all very well for thoso who wish to keep posted upon affairs of State and of the world.. But does not a comparatively trifling event in our own neighbourhood Ipom much larger in our eyes than tho downfall of a nation on the other side of the world? The local newspaper that gives all the ne\ys of its own towm and District— all tho doings of its people and the hap penings—is therefore the Newspaper that holds lirst placo in tho regard of all who take a healthy interost in their surroundings. In addition to ilie personal claim the distriot Newspaper possesses it gives very real advantages from a business standpoint. Whether in business in i the town or on tho land it is of tho utmost importance to have a knowledgo of i ^vh...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Rainbow Argus — 10 January 1914
. T© FARMERS And tlie General Public of Rainbow, S3 Tinsmith &lt; /tanj* ^a (Established 1903) • i Tanks, Baths,. Pumps, etc. at reduced prices. Sanitary Pans *5s each. See our price list before pla.cing yopr Tank orders. Satisfaction Guaranteed. . Spouting, "Down Pipe, T!idgo Cap, Water Pipes and Fittings of the best quality only at lowest prices. AGENCIES— _ 13 ry a n Bros.' rel i abl e • W j n d m i 11 s. Union Assurance Society, Fir-e, Agri cultural and general. SHOP AT WISHAR/TS And you tv ill get the best possible value for your money. All .u'oods marked in plain figures, "which means the bedrock price. •Kangaratta Boots—The Ugliest and toughest leather in existence; _ will not crack, chip or peel;- all shapes. J. L. W1SHART, Federalist., Eainbow. Tlie Headquarters for Men's Clothing, and Ccm'oriibla LOUNGE_ CFIATB, Upholsferod in strong Cretonne, 19/6. In axtra qnality Art Cretonne, 2&lt;/6. Upholstered in Duck Leather, 24/6. Iu best quality Pantasote Leather,...
DRAMATIC PERFORMANCE [Newspaper Article] — Rainbow Argus — 17 January 1914
'DRAMATIC rKUKORMA.NCE At the Mechanics' Hull in f he'evenin^ the Melrose Dramatic' Co., produced' "The Workman's'Wit'eT" The-play''whs highly'appreciated bv an audience that filled the spacious hall in.every part. The .company intend to pay a return visit to Kainbow in June next. The State Rivers and Water Supply Commission notify Ijv advertisement that all rates and charges due and. owing to the commission in respect to the Western Wimmern district,'and the nrhiin^districts of Dimboola, Natimulc,, Rainbow and Joparit, must be paid to* Mr. J. A. Teaguc, collector, at the offices oHhe commission, Ilorsham, on or before January 15)14.
BORUNG ELECTORATE WARRACKNABEAL DIVISION [Newspaper Article] — Rainbow Argus — 17 January 1914
BORUNG ELECTORATE WARRACKNABEAL DIVISION Hutchinson McRae Warracknabeal - 558 406 Postal votes 17G 36 Brim - 126 43 Beulah. - 124 62 Galaquil East - 32 0 Nullan 35 43 Brim - - - * 195 143 Watchem - . 120 112 Morton Plains 12 •v22 Kewcll' - - : 32 6 jMinyip 189 15g llupanyup - 149' 42 Hurtoa - 232 132 Coromby - . ' 40 11 Lficn - - . - 43 6 Hoscberv. , - . 24 - 33 Koseber}7 East 9 10 Galaquil - 16 14 Yellangip East 19 12 Willenabrina 44 9 Aubre}r -' 20 22 Oannnm East 27 13 Areegra 36 7 Totals 2952 '1713 Majority for Hutch:nson, 1239
A COMPLAINT FROM THE LAKES (TO THE EDITOR OF THE RAINBOW ARGUS) [Newspaper Article] — Rainbow Argus — 17 January 1914
A. COMPLAINT FROM -TIIE T AirffQ " (TO TKI2 EDITOR OF TIIE RAINBOW AP.GU8) Sir,—I have .reason to believe" that wild ducks are being1 sliot, in ccrtain. parts of the lakes". It would be wise" for the authorilies to watch for these so-called."sports." "Why cannot they wait until the season opens, and'then'everyone interested would"be placed on an equal footing. . Now, Sir, I hope these few lines will have some effect on those, guilty of breaking the law in respect to' the close .season. Yours, etc., Hot Spot.
Corriedale Sheep THEIR GROWING POPULARITY [Newspaper Article] — Rainbow Argus — 17 January 1914
Corriedale Sheep THElli GROWING POPULARITY There can be no mistaking the fact that Corriedale sheep are rapidly gaining- pojjularifcy in Australia. Quite a. number of flocks hayq.-already been formed, and. the 'very-., excellent results obtained from theifi are encourag ing other sheep incn to pay close attention.to the breed. At leading agricultural show's in both Victoria and New South Wale?, Corriedale sheep have been on view, and the interest taken in the exhibitsshows that .the ,merits of the,, breed are fteadily gaining recognition. At the wool pales recently held in Mel bourne,' ■Corriedale fleeces"In'et willi more thari a favorable reception. Accordi,ng*to a soundauthpritj. the Corriedale wool sent in by a: well known bastoralist of the Donald district 'was exceptionally good, in his jitiUgui.eAt, iftul there. not been so m"uch burr in, eviden.co the wool would probably, have rn.^de 1 5d, instead- of 18|d per l;b. OS. a Wa'gga Qpnsignrncr-t, which. was dusty and ho;i\\\\ whi...
JUDGE NOT. [Newspaper Article] — Rainbow Argus — 17 January 1914
JUDGE NOT. There ore numbers of circumstances which attend every action of a man's life, which can ne.ver come to the know ledge! of the, world—yot ought to known, anil well weighed, heforo sen tenco with any justice can bt>. parsed upon him. A ninn may have different views, and a different sense of things from what lis judges have; and whafc lie understands nnd feels, .and what passes within him may l>e a secret trea sured up deeply there for ever.
The Wheat Harvest CARTING OPERATIONS HEAVY DELIVERIES [Newspaper Article] — Rainbow Argus — 17 January 1914
The Wheat Harvest CARTIiSG OPERATIONS HEAVY DELIVERIES The average daily deliver}' of wheat at Rainbow during the present week has been 3,800" bags, 1,700 of which has been received at the mill and 1,600 in the railway reserve. . - • The price of wheat yesterday was quoted at 3s 2Jd per bushel, at which figure • large' quantities •changed hands. The delivery-'of wheat at Turkey Bottom during the week has .averaged slightly over 1000~ bags daily. On Wednesday' 1000' were unloaded, and wheat stacks at .the proposed terminus are now assum ing large dimensions. . The first instalment of wheat was delivered at the Albacutya station" .site on Thursday,'when Mr. N. V. McLeod, on behalf of Messrs. John Darling and Son, purchased two' loads of new season's grain. These were stacked on the grain sites adjacent to the line. —
ROUGH DIAMONDS. [Newspaper Article] — Rainbow Argus — 17 January 1914
ROUGH DIAMONDS. j Notwithstanding an erer-ir.ereasing ; production, tliero has been a progress ively higher average price obtained for rough diamonds,, with the exception of fluctuations during certain periods of depression, and durinc: the kst fcwonty years diamonds have increased in vnlno by ono hundred and fifty per ecnt America is at present the largest buy er of South African diamonds.
THE "SILENT SISTERS." [Newspaper Article] — Rainbow Argus — 17 January 1914
THE "SILENT SISTERS." There is a community of women near Biarritz who pass their lives in silencc. They live and die in tho onvent of tlie Silent Sisters, and are bured in silenco in the little ecinetcry within tho walls of thojjro'nnds. At four o'clock, win . torana summer, they leave their bare cells, and for three unbroken hours tell their beads and say tlieir prayers, until they are summoned to their Spar tan breakfast. Two more_ hours they spend, later in the day, with their ro saries and prayers in a secluded cor ner of tho chapel, tho rest of tho day' .being devoted to work of various kinds and to meditation. In tho refectory—a dark, uninviting chamber with sanded - floor, along which rnn wooden tables and benches—the tables are spread for the midday meal, with ail array of brown water-jugs and wooden spoons and forks displayed on coarse serviettes, which tako the. place' of a tablecloth. During tho meals not a sound is heard—a whisper even would bo a gravo offenco bringing s...
CHAPTER V. [Newspaper Article] — Rainbow Argus — 17 January 1914
CHAPTER. V. Thero "was "no need to _ quit the Town Hall to roach the police-station, and presently Queonie found herself in a room with Joynson Palmer and a couple of- police-inspectors. Quite me chanically she noted nn array of high ly-polished handcuffs and log-chains over the mantelpiece. A window in one wall looked out on the station hall. It was the inspectors' room, and the door opened into a corridor lined on either side with cells. Thero was a faint odor of disinfectants in the air. "Beg pardon, miss," said one of the inspectors, "but you mustn't discuss tlie rights and wrongs of the caso with Mr. Stanmore. He said something under his breath to his colleague, who quitted the room. His feet rang echoingly on the stone flags of the corridor. Joynson Palmer slrolled to the window looking out in to the station hall, stared out, and blew, rather than whistled, a tune from comic opera. _ Somehow it afford ed his human feelings relief. Though he was n solicitor, he possessed them. ...
Rainbow Turf Club. ANNUAL RACES ANOTHER SUCCESSFUL MEETING CUP WON BY MISS MERRIANG. OFFICE-BEARERS. President-Mr. Phil Ryan. [Newspaper Article] — Rainbow Argus — 17 January 1914
Rainbow Turf Club. —^ ——&lt;5 ANNUAL RACES ANOTHER- SUCCESSFUL MEETING CUP WON BY MISS MERRIANG. 01' FICK BEARERS: | President- -Mr. Phil llvan. .vice-presidents—Messrs. G. \\ alliss, A. Chadderton, F. S. Kendall, N. V. McLeod, A. West and Dr. It. 15. . Perrins: Stewards—The Stipendiary Steward, and Messrs. T. Wellington, E. Kag gatt, II. Jeitz," J. Ciarke, N. E. Jenkins, II. Baker, II. Bowe and Alex Watt. Judge—Mr. D. H. Innes. Starter—Mr II. Whitehead. Assistant-starter—Mr. llallam. Clerk of Course—Mr. A. liowe. Clerk of Scales—Mr. II. N. Isniav. Treasurer—Mr. W. Sinclair. Timekeeper—Mr. J. Wishart. Auditors—Messrs. J. H. McKeuzie and T. Shiel. " ■ . Pony Measurers—Messrs. II. O'Suili van and A. Cliadderton. Bookmakers' Collectors—Messrs. A. West and H. Baker. Weighing-in Steward—Mr. M. T5aker. Weighing-out Steward—Mr. N. Jenkins Handicapper. for Racing Events—Mr. Wm. Kobinson, Horsham. Handicappers for Trot—Messrs. W*. Sinclair aDd T. Shiel. Ideal climatic conditions favo...
The Heart of a Girl. (All Rights Reserved.) CHAPTER IV. [Newspaper Article] — Rainbow Argus — 17 January 1914
The Heart of a Girl.j - By HENRY FARMER, .gtuthor of "The Money-Lender," "12a Quiltry Street," "Bondage," etc. A (All Rights Reserved.) >.■ CHAPTER IV. Next morning Queenie was up at day break. Mrs. Price camo in when 6he ■Iioard her moving about. "I thought I -wouldn't wake your father, Queenie, to say good-bye to you. What -with shock and reverses, tie was quite worn out last night." When Mrs. Price, becoming more lachrymose, questioned the wisdom of Queenie g9ing to Hasted, knowing jtvhat they were at Voile's, and seeing that the evening papers would proba bly contain full information, Queenie iised hot words, and said she was go ?.ng. She was just leaving wiih Beryl, and had bidden her mother good-bye, .when Philip shuffled from his bed room, wearing a shabby overcoat over 5nis pyjamas, and wished her good bye. He was awfully sorry to worry her at such a time; but he had an appoint ment with Mr. Thorne at eleven o'clock. His clothes were fairly de cent, but he hadn't a clean ...
Karkarooc Shire Council HOPETOUN, TUESDAY, JANUARY 6. [Newspaper Article] — Rainbow Argus — 17 January 1914
Karkarooc Shire Council IlOPE'fCUN, TUE9DAY, JaSUARY 6. Present—Crs, Mars lira an (prc Fi-lunt^, Learmonth, Raggatt, Allan, I'oultoii, A. Marshman, Roberts, Morlev, Hatcher, Gove and O'Loughlin. CORRESPONDENCE Prom Shire of Borung, chair lenge tq a friendly gatac of cricket during the present season. Cr. Hatcher moved that the challenge he accepted, and that the match be played at Hopetoun on February 3rd. Seconded by Cr. Allan and carried. From J. Gray M.I&lt;.'A., forward ing copy of letter from Railway Department • that electric light would be installed at Beulah rail way station. Received. FINANCE Accounts to the amonntine to £484 9s 8d (general), £409 19s Id (loan) and £117 15s 3d (electrical) were passsed for payment on the motion o.f Ors. Allan and Hatcher. SECRETAItY ANI). COLLECTOR'S REPORT The secretary and rate collector reported:— A mount, collected from — 5/42/13 to 31/12/13— . Rates (current) - £3 14 0 Rates (arrears) ? 31 4 0 Rates (extra) currcnfc 0 18 6 Rate...
A PUNSTER'S POLITENESS. [Newspaper Article] — Rainbow Argus — 17 January 1914
A PUNSTER'S POLITENESS. Mr. Saxe, tlio American joker and poet, onco bocamo acquainted on a steamer with a lively young lady, to whom ho- made himself very agreeable. "Good-bye, Mr. Sase !'* said tlio young lady at parting. "I fear you •will soon be forgetting me." "Ah, my dear young lady," said the inveterate punster, "jf I wore not a married man already you may be sure I'd bo for getting yowl" Mickey and Dennis wero working in a garden near a beehive and a bed of onions -when a bee stung Dennis on tbo wrist. "I always told yen whin yo get a sting _av a bee to suck it and thin rub in onion juice," said Mickey. After a. short time a beo lodged on Mickey's neck. "Oh, Dennis, there's wan on me neck!" ho shouted. "Oh, 'tis gomne down between mo shoulders! I'm stung I" "Suck it, Mickey I" ordered Dennis. "Suck it and I'll rub in the onion juice 1" Teacher. What is tho proper time to gather apples, Johnny? Johnny: "When tlio farmer's dog is tied up.
Racecourse Sensation A BOLTING HORSE A COURAGEOUS RIDER [Newspaper Article] — Rainbow Argus — 17 January 1914
Racecourse Sensation — «v A BOLTING HORSE A COURAGEOUS RIDjSR t A sensation was created at the i Rainbow races or; Tuesday after noon during the progress of tbo Flying Handicap. A diminutive la&lt;) named Fairoanks (stated to be 11 years of age, and who gained some notoriety bv Iiis skilful riding at the Kosebrook races on New Year's Day, when, mounted on an outsider in one of the principal events--, he heat the favorite after an exciting finish) ,vas piloting Jennie -Wren, a fractious little animal. Hhe was led up to the barrier and was held I hero until it w:is released, when she plunged forward. The rider was. struck by the rubber, and his fingers badly lacerated Jenny Wren at once bolted across the course at a break neck pace, young Fairbanks being unable to get her under control. Just before reaching the eoursi: (near the entrance to the straight) the mare jumped across a drain but the boy never shifted out of the saddle and continuing across the track to the fence, sep...
MORTICIANS. [Newspaper Article] — Rainbow Argus — 17 January 1914
MORTICIANS. Long ago, -when man departed from this eiirfch to faoo his Maker, then his loved ones, broken-hearted, called the village undertaker; now when man's in that condition, dead as death can ever mako him, people summon tho morti cian to embalm and undertake him. When my beard begins to harbor wrens .and robins, great and lesser, I consult tho nearest barber, not tonsorial pro fessor. When I have Bomo news that ortcr printed bo. to stir men's wonder, I ring up a, Kood reporter—not a jour nalist, by thunder! "When tho sur geon and physician do their -worst and leave mo dying I will murmur: "No mortician round my carcase shall come prying! -When I'm carried to God's acre, see the doings are conducted by n pood old undertaker on old-fashioned lines constructed!" How I hate these fancy handles men adopt, to sootho their vitals; tlio.v aro but dull-witted vandals -who rojoct time-honored titles. Ho is safest, sanest, smartest, who cs ch.ews all sounding lingo; do not claim to bo a...