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Sporting News. RIFLE SHOOTING. [Newspaper Article] — Ballan Times — 10 December 1914

Sporting Ne f: RIFLE SHOOTKg t There was not a suffic riflemen on the range last to enable the matjh "Young" to take place. good afternoon's pract :e dulged in. The following will repi sent Ballan in their match againsl Myrniong, to he fired on the latte 9 range on Doc. 12th, over the 2( I and 300 yards distances:— J. Andrew, W. Fraaoi L, Higgott, J. Shimmen. W. Andrew, S. Lay, R. S. Hunt, C. Herrod, A. Ull E. Coksr, J. Cooper, , A. Lay 1 idd

Publication Title: Ballan Times
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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Ballan Times — 10 December 1914

J Th» Good Samarltm JUST IN bTIMB % lk| HEARNE'S BRONCHITIS CURE The Grandest Remedy for IS and A dose or two to generally sufficient: KEEP A BOTTLE IN THE HOUSE SOLD by all CHEMISTS and STORES -. * A- ■■ g. W. BENNETT, -(EstfcMiihed 50 Yoarsj Beak Value in WATCHES, CLOCKS, JEWELLERY, lil.KCHi.u PLATE, UTBR WARS, SFBOTACLES, Ao. uM Wadding Qlfte a Speciality. Engagement and Wedding Ring*. JMmHary Re-made or Taken in Exohange. OF ALL KINDS. SATISFACTION GUARANTEED. L. A. FAIRBAIRN & CO.. AUCTIONEERS, & CENERAL ACENTS, BALLAN, BACCHUS MARSH, AND MELBOURNE. lOLBOURNE OFFICE.—2 ST. JAMES* BPILDINGS, 125 WILLIAM-ST. •ALB8 OONDDOTBD : BALLAN—-Lut Thar<d&y in Month; BAOOHUS tVLAIiSH—Second Ifcuredtiy; NEWMARKET—Brerj Week. Charing Sales receive Prompt Attention; Pure Stock Salei » Speci ality ; Rents Collected; .Trust Money te Lend; Valuation! M*4e; Fire Iosuranoe. &o. t. A. FAIRBAIRN.—R. 51. DUCDALE. R. J. FAI.4BAIRN. BET i ER AGRICULTURAL SEEDS ...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Ballan Times — 10 December 1914

' j HE b.ibies' friend— * and molhera' friend 011 Mtft'S1""* Betl rem«dy for I in n ■ ~ '•'"•ft+hrn f children. Splendid lor relieving feverish ncf.s, (rclfulness, constipation, and pre venting convultioni. Contain no morphia. lMWnERS Ab*olutelV 5-1,c <or tb( youngMt infant. Good fef oMer children too. AllCl^aUii. Is. parPicklt, flHK ■.,

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POTATO CULTURE. [Newspaper Article] — Ballan Times — 10 December 1914

POTATO CULTURE. (By J. T. Kamsay, potato Expert, "Journal of Agriculture.") There can be no question that [be cultivation ol the potato us a field crop ranks as one olftlio most import ant branches of agriculture. Since its introduction into' the economy of the farm, it has steadily grown in iavor throughout the world, until, to day, it occupies the position as ono of the staple foods, and its cultiva tion, more particularly in .Europe, oven followed to provide raw material for the manyiacturf of flour, spirit, and starch. As * staple food its importance is obviojis when ono con siders that it is regarded almost as an essential. its comparative cheapness makes it available to all classes, and the beueii«al effect Uvhich its proper cultivation has on toe soils in wliich it is grown, renders k a crop of great importance to farmers practising districts climatically WftSule for its cultivation. ' The importance of lie crop, then, being palpable, it is nit only lifting, but a. demand of ...

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OF RURAL INTEREST [Newspaper Article] — Ballan Times — 10 December 1914

I OF RURAL INTEREST (By "Baaticiia.") It s .1 pity that the decision to drop n/n?! the frke of w&cnt , not arrived at earlier. It would hsue made a difference iii the total of cut foiahn ' Cr0P" thftt havo be®" cut tor haj or opened to stock would t) beeu harvested if there had been the prospect of 6/6 or 7/- a buX, turns to°tl '7UlJ httV° givou SOOd re t ^ L . c farmers a» well as helping the State out of the difficulty a bif ' tails. 'n tUc quantity needed en ; .I-Llatl°'',t dfvel°l'uleiJt of the erratic matn- h^",? 1U c0Dnci:ti<»> Mb ( , c"vuS"r disaster to many of i h?e" V°1,eT*tors- Takc 0110 Stance an old firm, regarded as being solid j m the oost sonse of the term, and i rated at about tho £20,000 mark. Tho soaring of whoat as the resoult of the >emo\al of the restriction as to price means insolvency for them, utter and f,Ti .Ci t "P"?10" °f this class con ,. i "ore. tile «'«r to deliver large ••'/« priccs ranging from ••/G to J/lu a bushel. Since tho...

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Ballan Shire Council. ORDINARY MEETING. MONDAY, DECEMBER 7TH, 1914. [Newspaper Article] — Ballan Times — 10 December 1914

Ballan Shire Council. - ORDINARY MEETING. . - Monday, December 7th, 1914. Present:—Crs 0. Winter- (presi- j dent, in the chair), A. Stewart, John Myers, J. Gascard, S. Clark, J. D. Fergnson, H. Evans, A, McLeod Ham ilton, W. Cann. Tenders. Ho. .6— Metalling, . Cantwell's Creek - road. ' - ■ "" "" D. McDonald ' ..." 82 10 0 G. Evans ... ' 48 15 0 Lowest tender accepted. No. 7—Erection of culvert near Buneal road. McCusker & Ford ... 18 0 0 Not accepted. No. 8—Repairs to bridgo over Moorabool near Delinert's. H.Hyatt ... 25 0 0 ilcGuaker & Ford ... 22 10 0 Lowest tender accepted. No. 9—Repairs to 0'Shea'« bridge, Greendale. H. Gnppy ... 7 10 0 H.Hyatt ... 5 0 0 McCusker & Ford ... 3 0 0 Lowest tender accepted. No. 10—Picking up and carting metal from old road at Fyke's Creek to Trcgothnan lane. No tenders received. No. II—Repairs to culvert, near Blake ville. H. Arnup ... 5 5 01 H.Hyatt ... 4 0 0 Lowest tender accepted. No. 12—Dismantling and carting old | brid...

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Ballan Races. WEIGHTS FOR FRIDAY NEXT. HURDLE RACE. [Newspaper Article] — Ballan Times — 10 December 1914

Ballan Races. Weights for Friday Next. HURDLE! RACE. 10 12 10 6 10 2 9 12 9 12 9 12 9 7 9 4 9 0 9 0 9 0 9 0 9 0 9 0 9 0 Of 20 Sovs. 2 miles. Powerful Eulbertia Sitnpifcrol . Union Arms Capricious Ready Reckonor Ivy May " Paint View Rifleman Pun • Sport Authority The Foreigness firstling H0p Eulbertio ... j Powerful 2 Ivy May ... 3 HANDICAP HACK RACE. Of 7j Sovs. 5 furlongs. Lord Cynosui'o ... 9 121 Marble Bar .. 9 7 Cotterell ... 9 2 Master Pradenoe . 8 12 Master Booran , g \% Coonara ... 8 10 Caudle ... 8 Spontaneous 8 Bon Garcon ... 8 0 Song Thrush ... g 7 Grandrise 8 7 Tardius Curtainera Frank Quair a u Spegleisen ... • g .5 Loch Aurate ... 8 5 Victor Wyldo g Florrie Moore 8 Lady Asteria ...: 8 41 Royal Letters • ... . 8• 3! Laohlan Rose ... ' 8 3 Mundiwa ... g 2 Koyilpe ... .8 0 Golden Stream - ... 8 0 Sven Hedin .. ... . 8 0 Prudent Polly r 8 0 Black Hill ... 8 0 Song Thrush .... 1 Lord Cynosure ... '2 Lady Astoria ,... 3 BALLAN HANDICAP, Of 15 Sovs. 6 furlongs. ptal> ... 9 ...

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Ballan Horticultural Show [Newspaper Article] — Ballan Times — 10 December 1914

Ballan Horticultural Show Tlio sixth annua! exhibition in. connectiou with the above Sooioty was held yesterday, and despite the adverse season was a success. There was a very tine display of ro3os and carnations from Bullarat, and airaug ed floral work was excellent. There was good competition in cookery and preserves and fancy work was welt represented. Some very fine vege tables were on exhibition, particularly those shown by Master J3. Walters. It is the intention of Mr Spencer to donate to the Sooioty n,U prizs money wo" by bini. Tho President, Dr Blaubaum enter tained the Judges and visitors at the Ballan hotol, and after the usual loyal toast had been honored, ho proposed the toast of the Judges, G. Nieholla and J. Lodge responding. The only other toast honored was that of the President proposed by Cr "Qascardj'and suitably responded to. The «how was formally opened by Cr A. McLood Hamilton, who said he was agreeably surprised to see suoh a good show in axlry year. • Sao|o ha...

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Ballan Mechanics' Institute. [Newspaper Article] — Ballan Times — 10 December 1914

. .. . .... Ballan Mechanics' Institute. The montily committee meoting was held on Tuesday night, when the following we present:—Messrs W. B. VYhite ([resident, in the chair), J. GasCard, liers Kelly, It. Shank land, Jas. I. Walsh, and J. W. Venables, hoi. secretary. The Treamror reported a debit balance of £16 Os lid; Ontstandinf accounts amount to £18 3s Od It was deciied. that the Secretary write to merruera whose subscriptions are over 12 nonths in arrears asking payment of sirat. Messrs C. F, Myers and A, W. Flack wore appointed auditors. The date if the animal meeting was fixed forTuesday, Jan. 26. Accounts .mounting to £1/1/4 were passed ir payment. Ledgers, oah books, minnte books, day hookn, pn carbbn books, ordor hooks, pocke bodies, in fact, every- : thing ia the ccounf, book line stocked , at Vljo' "Time" office.

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Ballan Times — 10 December 1914

Ballan Jockey Club, SUMMER MEETING. Friday, Dec. 11th. Handlcapper —Mr W. A. Filiate,~ Club Pays FULL Freight On Startors not winning a raw. Radius, 70 miles, uandlcap Hurdle Race, of £30, about Z mUoa— 10a: accept., 10s. Handicap Hack Race, of £7 10a, 5 furlong*. For kArMs that havo never won a Htake on tho flat oi 10*. Min. weight, 8st, Worn. 5st; accept,, DilUn Handicap, of £15, 6 furlong*. Nom., 10s; ^/glliton H.fldlMp, of £20, 1 mile. Nom., 10a; ^/iai Handicap, of £10, 5 furlongs. For borsos havo never won a stake oxcocding tho value of i-mon tho flat. Nom.. 5■; accept., 5s. Farewell Handicap* of £10. 5 furlongs. Nora., |0e; eccopt,, 5#. Entries close: Nov. 30. V R.G. rules. Colors at time of entry. Mr John ifcPMl will registor bookmakers for tho club. Winner of any race nfter declaration of weight* will he penalised as follows:—£10 or ovor, a Jilb penalty; one or moro races to tho uggregato value of £15 or ovor, a 71 b penalty. Special Train to Course. A special train will lea...

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Ballan Shire Patriotic Fund. Donations received last week: [Newspaper Article] — Ballan Times — 10 December 1914

Ballan Shire Patriotic Fund. Donations roooived last week: £ s i> Arat. prev. acknowledged 234 12 4 "Business Counter Col lections, inoludiiig— Mr E. B. Windsor, 10/6; Mr Frank Lam belt, 10/ 1 IV 6 Yaloak Vale Employees: a W. Monk 1st Instalment 2 J. Densley . 2nd 2 6 H. Johnson „ 2 6 G. W. Morris 3rd 2 6 W. Gordon „ 2 6 T. Monks „ 2 6 J. B. Fagg „ » 2 6 A. Cookson ,) 2 6 A. Collins „ 2 6 £237 12 4 Donations received this week: £ s p £3 0 0 Grand Total £237 1? 4

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The Ballan Times. PUBLISHED [?] THURSDAY. BALLAN, THURSDAY, DEC. 10, 1914 Local and General News. [Newspaper Article] — Ballan Times — 10 December 1914

Mlic "Bailan Mimes. ruhususn kvsht tnuimnar. Ball*!)-, TnuBSDAY, Dec. 10, .1914 Local and General News. The Biillau races will be held on Friday, December 11th. A special train will leave Ballan for the races at 12.30 p.m. The programme for tlie Myrniong races, to be held on New Year's Day, appears in this issue. Entries close on Saturday, December 19th, A meeting of committee of the Bftllan Rifle Club will be held in the Mechanics' Institute on Thursday evening, December 10th, at 8 o'clock. Tenders, closiug at noon on Satur day, December 12th, are invited for the right to cut nud romore dead timber at the Ballan racecourse. Full particulars may be obtained at this office. For Xmas and Now Year the busi ness people of Ballan will observe the following holidays, etc.:—Late night on Xmas Eve, close on Xmas Day and Boxing Day, late night on New Year's Eve, close New Year's Day, and open for half a day on the Sat urday. Cr Gascard said, at Monday's meeting of the council, that there wer...

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Sunday Services. [Newspaper Article] — Ballan Times — 10 December 1914

Sunday Services. Prasbyteriau Oliurch — Bnllan, 11 and 7; Pentland Hills, 2.30 -l!ev. E. J, Weloli. Bimgeeltup, 11; Berowboke, 2.30—Air W-. Cuttncli. Church of England—Ballnn, 11 anil 7 Methodist. Church—Sundaj': Bnllan— Afternoon at 3—Mr Weir.

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Ballan Times — 10 December 1914

Stone Jars Only, Straw Color from Age. BOL8 gin PURE AND VERY WHOLESOME. DISTILLERY ESTABLISHED OVER 335 YEARS. MAGNIE r* s Pure French Grape DY Cognac The Original House of STEWART, Edinburgh Founded 1779. A STRAIGHT TIP " DRINK STEWARTS I " LIVE STOCK INSURANCE. ALL CLASSES OF STOCK INSURED AGAINST DEATH FROM ANY CAUSE. FOALING RISKS COMMENCING WITH ATTEMPT TO FOAL AND DEATH FROM ANY CAUSE THF.RF,. AFTEK. RATES LOWEST (TKKENT. CLAIMS PROMPTLY PAID. ACTIVE AGENTS WANTED WHERE NOT REPRESENTED. DALGEtFoToV LTD., MELBOURNE.

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Ballan Band of Hope. [Newspaper Article] — Ballan Times — 10 December 1914

Bullan Band of Hope. An entertainment under the aus pices of the above was held on Mon day night. -There was a fair attend ance, and the Rev. E. J. Welch occu pied the cha.ir. A collection taken up returned ■; the sum of 13/. The following programme was rendered:— Overture—Hiss Alice Elliott. Opening Remarks—Chairman. Chorus—Members. - Recitation—Boy Wanted—Master E. Whale. Violin Solo—Master S. Oowell. Chorus—Members. Address—Mr Stewart. Piano Solo—Miss Elva Flack. Chorus—Members. ; Piano Solo—Hiss V. Cowcll. Recitatiou--l!y Other Chinese Cook —Mr Allez. Song—Only One of the Toys—Miss A. Elliott. Chorus—Members. Recitation—Affcor the Battle—Mias J. Vincent. Address—Mr Weir, of Egerton. Hymn—God Bless Our Youthful Band—Companj.

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NEW INVENTIONS. COMMONWEALTH PATENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Ballan Times — 10 December 1914

NEW INVENTIONS. COMMONWEALTH PATENTS. Applications for grant of letters pat ent, which have been lodged in the following names, and li.ive been accep t d b.v the Commissioner:— Messrs G. G. Turn and Co, patent uttornevs Ac. 1. of Australia, of the K.alto,"49!) Collins Str.et, Melbourne, hare prepare;! this report irom the of ficial records:— Stamp Selling Machine.—If a coin i» put in a slot this machine w:l! dis charge a postage stamp. Tile stamps are put in in strips, and there are two arms, one toother to catch in holes in tlie strip The other cut'.—Mr G. 1j. K cliards England. Unloading JTill-d Grain Ji.igs.—This invention is used with harvesting mach ines and prevents the tilled bags from becoming heaped up and cumbering tlie •, harvester. A crane on the grain box | has a swivelling arm which lias an at- I tachmant to gr:p tlie bags, which arc j swung clear of the machine and re- I leased.—-Mr H. T. McNair, New South I Wales. Talking Pictures.—A gramophone and ! a cinematograph ...

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obituary. [Newspaper Article] — Ballan Times — 10 December 1914

Qb|tuary. The funeral of t.he late Master Phillip Spencer, who succumbed to an attack of appendicitis 011 6th Dec ember, took place iu the Ballan New Cemetery on Mondny. The cortoga was a leugthv one, and was headed : by thq seiiooiimitoB of deceased. The coffin-bearers were ilessrs Jas. H. | Walsh, Jas. McCoppin, C. Cowell, • and M. 0'H.ehir; the pall-bearers be j ing Grs J. Gascard, J. D. Ferguson, 1 John Myers, aod H. Evans, DrBlaub aum, Messrs .T. \V. Venables, and B. Shankland. ' Service at the grave was coiuincted by the Rev. Father McMahou, and Mr F. J. Mehrens car ried out the mortuary arrangements. I

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Ballan Times — 10 December 1914

CONSULTING CHEMIST Consult FREE Personally or by Post I have b e,e n :: successfully treat ing: cases exactly the same as yours for 40 years. Why not take Advantage ol my experience? ALL RUBBER GOODS STOCKED CHRISTMAS" BARGAIN PARCELS *"* cjireor Bargains than Ever KVERVTHtNQ MUCH LESS THAN nnm-il.<-» Suitable for Everybody V.v^» i«7^«?T35>>aniJ ?0Ut9 Co)i>jtr; taxoi ?J iZfrniJuT Midget nmj™ SSh rf Kc-o cr.c in S3 k™n; Ktcffle BooV, wlb . fine . Handle Fixer. Oisal pace 5/8, oil for UDIES' BARGAIN PAUCEL-A Beaowfoj Mggfcg?* Sicilian. Shell CoHar, very gw.fsl sndEWggggy t-ettv: a Perfnrned HatrPia. l»«asoac|waERyja .W'a: Hat-Pin Protector; c p?rftnr,td Ay.t:!ct Peodtnt, solid v^' delightfully wtnt-U; 2 Butterfly BroochM; B r»ir of l cla:,11b -^Vc7 • . KtifeV Fortaae-Telling Chart and a Boftk al^itK^Vf*. . Horse P*:*, cats, dc.rs. ^sual I-ncc '/.. all - pair or l'oldiug icincrs; n5^^^*vbd i£j Chart and a Boftl; abwt j oteWiscKs, rfc-'s. tirds. Usual j-rice «" •-* &...

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THE EFFECTS OF SULPHUR ON [?]LANT GROWTH. [Newspaper Article] — Ballan Times — 17 December 1914

THE EFl ECTS OF SULPHUR ON 1LANT GROWTH. dition of s yield, but form (drie< por cent. is commonly used to pro ruui odium, and it lias loug d tiiut, when thus used, it ilnling effect on the growth ics. Tile exporiniouts ot nch investigators have now, the "Scientific American" how this elfect is brought 6 lip lair does not act directly iood, but breaks down com plex n itrot uous substances iu the soil to the ami tmia form. Hence its ac tion is do ondent upon the presence j mid union t of organic in the soil. | Thus Ven aret and Dautouy treated i beans, grown in pots, with tVlien nitrogen was also ap wheat and sulphur. plied in tli form of nitrates, the ad Iplmr led to uo increase in hen the same quantity ot nitrogen i is applied in an organic blood), an increase of 30 us noted for wheat, and 00 per cent. I >r, beans The most recent and conclus ve experiments on the sub ject are those of Professor Chanzit, at Villefraiiche-su'-Saoiie, where half-acre plots of vines were t...

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LIMING THE LAND. (Written specially for the "Farmer's Gazette" by J. H. Refshauge.) [Newspaper Article] — Ballan Times — 17 December 1914

LIMING THE LAND. (Written »pecially for tho "Farmer's UitBotto" by J. H. Kctshaugo.) Should * handful ol damp soil bo squeezed in the hand, and a low drops of hydrochloric acid be dropped 011 it, small gas bubble* will bo seen to lorni whore the acid fell, if the soil has a sufficiency of lime in it. It may ue as sumed that tlie soil is deficient in lime if no effervescence takes place. Many sandy and many clayey soils exist which have les» than 1 per cent, of lime in them. Such lands respond in increas ed productivity when limo is applied to them. i With the exception of tho Alalleo and Wimmera soils, most of the soils ol i Victoria require liming. As tho use of I lime increases the producing powor ot the soil, it would be n wise policy for our Government to follow in tho stops of iNew Zealand by carrying limo on the railways for agricultural purposes free of cost. The railways would benefit by increased carriage on account of tho heavier yields bruught about through tho use of lim...

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