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NEW BOOKS, MAGAZINES, ETC [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 6 January 1914
NEW BOOKS, MAGAZINES. ETC i — "Tho Custom of the Country," by Mrs. Editli •'Wharton, published by Messrs. Macmillan and 'Co., London.— Mrs. Edith Wharton ranks among the first of American writers, and a story from her pen is ever rhe cause for true satisfaction. This novel deals with the vexed question of the easily-obtain ed divorces prevalent in America. The heroine, Undine Spragg, is the only child of adoring parents, whose 'aim in life is to gratify her every want and whim. Undine marries in early girl hood, unknown to her parents. who easily obtain a divorce for her. The family now move to New York, where a glimpse is obtained of fashionable hotel life. Undine's career may be said now to begin; her beauty and power of fascination soon win her the place s"he covets. She marries Ralph Marvell, a young man of family, but the restrictions and exclusions 01 his set soon weary her. She wants admi ration and •amusement, and, above all things, money. We next meet her with a party of ga...
RAILWAYS ANNUAL REPORT CASTLEMAINE DISTRICT FIGURES. [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 6 January 1914
RAILWAYS ANNUAL REPORT CASTLE.MAINE DISTRICT FIGURES, j Yho report of the Victorian Railway j Commissioners for the Vvear ending ' June 30th, .1913, shaw2 that die out ! ward passenger journeys from Castle maine station for "lie period .named numbered 70,418, and the revenue ! from (hat source £S67i>/4/3. The reve nue from parcels inward amounted to £1047/18/1, and from those outward to & 7s>9/io/3. The total revenue from horses, carriages and dogs, was £S1 7/2. Revenue from rentals and mis cellaneous was £185/3/. There were 7020 tons of goods sent from -Castle maine station, and 18,313 tons were received. The revenue from these sources was respectively, £5554/14/, and £11,278/15/5. For live stock, the outwards revenue was £115/2/10, and the inwards, £263/18/6. -The grand total traffic revenue, exclusive of inwards passengers, was £2S,001 14/1. The passenger journeys from Kyne ton was 44,303, and the 'total revenue, £19,104/6/11. For Maryborough, the figures are 55,4S3...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 6 January 1914
... A_ ... WHOLESOME DRINK BRACING AND REFRESHING GOTt yeky wkak. _"My boy Jack was very bad with diarrhoea," writes Airs "M. I.ee. ■Forbes, '.X.S.Wi "Kor quite a fort night he was ill and «-ot very weak. My husband bought a bottle of Chamberlain's Coli and Diarrhoea Remedy ard to our surprise one. dose compietelv cured Mm.'" Sold t&lt;y Ceo. c'lar1; and Son, wholesale distributors.
THE RECORD HIGH JUMP PREVIOUS RIVALRY WITH COMET. [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 6 January 1914
THE RECORD HIGH JUMP ^ PREVIOUS RIVALRY WITH COMET. That there has boon rivalry for some time between the high jumpers, • Sandy ana Comet, who took part in the contest at the Castlemaino Carni val, when ithe former did some sensa tional jumping, and finally, by clearing a height of 7ft ^ in... created a record tor Australia, is proved by the following verses and letter clipped from the Yea "Chronicle.''. "A HORSE. A HORSE, .MY KINGDOM FOR A HORSE. He is but a common grey, and his ■name's well-known iii'Vea, Sandy? Yes, old Sandy; You can put h'im in the plough, you may ride him round your cow, Handy, is Old Sandy. He's a champion in his way, vastly ■proud of him is Yea, He's as sweet as Candy; He can take -a jump; of the pack he is the trump, So its, "Here's to Sandy." He's the hero of the hour, sincc ho proved his leaping powers, He's the "Three Star Brandy." He will go another inch, when you put him to the pinch, Won't you. Good Old Sandy? To the creamery he goes; any kind of work...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 6 January 1914
For Christmas and New Year Novelties C03IE TO HATES AND HARRIS' Ladies' Bags, in all the newest shapes from 2/11 upwards. Fancy handkerchiefs, in boxes, a nice Xmas present, from 1/11 box. Gloves.A fine range of the newest colorings. io SAMPLE BLOUSES AND 30 SAM PLE COSTUMES, Bought at a big discount from a leading manufacturer. Blouses in Crepes, Delaines, and Silks, from 3/0 the blouse. Costumes in crepe, voiles, and linene. froxn S/'O the costume. A fresh display of Xmas Millinery ai'd ready-to-wear hats. Hayes and Harris THE HOUSE FOR QUALITY .DTI) SOLID YA1UE. Phcuc 100. Value in Cutlery The Christmas season always lays bare your ueeds in Table Cut leiT—if ljiey exist at ail. So we want you to know, in good time, that if you are likely to require any additional Knives ami Forks, or a pair of Carv. ers, or Spoons and Forks, we can give you the very best possible value, and guaranteed quality. Our Season's re fpiireiaenis have just arrived by mail steamer Macedonia, direct from E...
CHEWTON CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 6 January 1914
CHEWTON CLUB. The Chewton Rifle Club had a very &nbsp; successful and enjoyable prize meet ing on Christmas day. Between 30 and 40 riflemen took part in the meeting, &nbsp; and the following were the results : — Christmas Handicap Match, condi tions, 10 shots at 500 yards, musketry target, possible 40. 14 prizes : — Score. Hep. Td. 0. Jones 37 3 40 J. Starr 39 1 40 \V. Madigau • .. 34 6 40 C. Hendra ... 34 6 40 W. Watbins 30 10 40 J. O'G-rady .. . .. 35 4 39 X. Loder - ' . 35 4 39 P. Ebbott ... 36 3 39 O. Archbold . ..35 3 38 J. E. Jones ... 35 3 38 H. Bentley ... 35 3 38 A. Potter" . .. 34 3 37 G. Fieid . .. 35 2 3I F. Starr . .. 34 . 3 37 Mat Merchants' shots at 500 yards, prizes-:— J. Starr ' J. E. Jones G. Field " .. .. 25 H. Bentley T~ .. 25 J. O'G-rady , 23 P. Ebbott .. .. 23 h, conditions 5 central bulls ey e, 6 • 28 ! . .. .. .. 26
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 6 January 1914
IN MEMORIAM. PASSALAQUA.—In loving memory of our dear son and brother, Freddy. In the bloom of his life death claimed him. In the pride of his manhood days; None knew him but to love him. None mentioned his name, but in praise. —Inserted by his loving family. BEREAVEMENT CARD. THE family of the late Mrs. E. Jones desire to tender their sincere thanks for many letters of sympathy in their late sad bereavement.
POSTAL TIME TABLE. [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 6 January 1914
POSTAL TIME TABLE. '— Avoca, clones 9.45 a.m. ; arrives at Castlemaine, 7.3S) p.m., 'rues., Thurs., Sats. Ballarat, closes 9.45 a.m. ; arrives 12.30 p.m. Bealiba, clcoea 9.45, a.m., i.r.on., Wed., Fri. ; arrives 7.30 p.m., Mori., Wed., Fri. Barker's Creek, closes 'J.30 a.m. ; arrives 7.30 a.m. Bendigo, clobef 9.45 u.m., 3.30 p.m., and 8.4-5 p.m. ; arrives 7.25 a.m., 1 p.m., 3 p.m. Campbell's Creole, o.30 a.m., 3.30 p.m. ; arrives 11.30 a.m. Carisbrook, closes 9.-i6 a.m. ; arrives 7.30 p.m. Ciunes, closes 9.45 a.m.; arrives 7.30 p.m. Chewton, closes 6.30 a.m., 12.15 p.m., and 3.30 p.m. ; arrives 11.30 a.m. 7.15 p.m. Down Travelling P.O., 14, closes 9.45 a.m., 3.30, and 8.45 p.m. (Echuca and intermediate places) ; arrives 1 p.m. aud 8 p.m. rvinolly, closes 9.45 a.m„ 3.30 p.m. ; arrives 12.30 p.m., and 7.30 p.m. Fryerstown, closes 6.30 a.m., 3.30 p.m. ; arrives 1L a.m., 7.1o p.m. Govar, closes 10.20 a.m. ; arrives 3.30 p.m. Guildford, closcs 'J.30 a.m., and 9.45 a.m.; arrives 12.30 p.m...
DISTRICT CORRESPONDENCE ELPHINSTONE. [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 6 January 1914
DISTRICT GORRESPOuDHfiGE EL 5 HI N STONE. Now tin: the shearing of has boon finished some l::.t?c lime. and rhe wool all Kold pood prices obtain ed oil round, perhaps it wouid be in fers.-'.: iug to review the figures. and see :lv- difi'Tence be ween a food season ar.d a bai one. To the casual observer - a good or a had season is only a nine days' wonder. bnt net so to those i; 1 - (. terested, ss it means a gain or a loss of thousands of p :nnds. This ihe following figure^ will show. Las; season was a bad o.io f.v sheep rais-! ers, as ;he pere-.-ntage of lambs was! small, and -there wa-.i a shortage of; about 21bs of wo;.' per "-keep, no: • in this distric. a:' over the Ce-n- j nsonwealtii. This w;:s owing :o the! dry summer and r- -"ran. t.i>st y.-ar j the output of wo-.i :'"~:n '.his cis.riw | was !«2 tons, whorw.s -v.is yrar 144j tons were sen: r.w-.y. or an increase| of 52 tons. which. a; an sverace of; tenpeaee 11 er pen"j--i;- ? .1 sat"1 ni; .CoOi^/lk '4 the sheep rais -or...