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Original Poetry. [Newspaper Article] — Donald Times — 20 June 1916

Original Poetry. The following verses, written by an Australian soldier, and describing an incideut which happened in Egypt, have been handed to us for publication HOW CALL AG HAN JUMPED THE I'BNCE. One morning bright aud early, As the suu began to shine, . The Sergeant-Major took us up' . And stood us in a line. He told us we would have a test To see if we could rido ; The fence was all around the yard; He said we must stay iuside. We cleared the ring for Tallagbaa, A trooper you * and fair, The third man in the vogiment That day to do or dare. . Around the ring he cantered As happy as could bo, Till something stung the horso — It must have been a beo. The ridor's eyes were bljodsliot As the horse he made tho pace He never thought how bad he'd beon Till death ho had to face The horse was nought to look at— He was a total wreck; Hut Callaghan, unconscious, Put his arms around his neck. He took the fence in one great bound Dust and sand flow round, And blinded all the N.C.O's For hal...

Publication Title: Donald Times
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
HONOR'S ROLL [Newspaper Article] — Donald Times — 20 June 1916

Names of the Lads, who are asso ciated with the DoDald aud adjacent districts, who have helped to defend the British Empire from the Huns. Allen, R. Allen, A. Allen, H. . Abbott, W. Aitkin, S. Adlatn, W. Barrie, J. C. Barber, R. H. Barry, J. Birch, L. Berry, Mark Blair, G. Barues, W. Bliss, Tbeo Bliss, B. Bruce, Roy Barry, Dan . Box, A. Bennett, P. Beckham, H. Baird, H. Booley, Jim Belleville, J Belleville, Vih Barber", A. W. : Basset, M. " Bennett, A. Bailes, Alf Byrne, C. Burge, W.' Bray, .1. J. Baird, B. F. Brockenshire, A. Baddock, Don Belleville, A. P. Boucher, John Boswell, Chas Bun worth, J. Bell, Henry Baker, J. W. ' Baddock, Fred Bath, A. P. Burton, Frank Borden, R. Bennett; A. G. Boswell, G. Barber, R. Bickerton, C. Barratt, C. Carlyon, F. Cousins, C. Cossens, R. Clifford, Stan Caunard, H. Cantwell, Jas Clements, J. Coomb, W. Chapman, A Cruikshank, R. Cruikshank, \V. Casey, Jim Cole, F. Cleary, A. Cahir, M. Cavanagh, J. Clark, Jack Cdttingbam, A. Catinard, T. Clarke, Lesli...

Publication Title: Donald Times
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
Donald Patriotic Race Meeting. GOOD ENTRIES RECEIVED. [Newspaper Article] — Donald Times — 20 June 1916

Dona1# Patriotic Race Meeting. GOOD ENTRIES RECEIVED, j The secretary informed us yester day that entries were coming in well for the Donald Patriotic Meet ing, to be held 011 Wednesday, Jane 129. Iucluded in the nominations J are horses from Navarre, Ballarat. i Mildura. Macarthur, Wedderburn, Fraukstou, sud Minyip. As entries were being takan until late last evening it is impossible to publish the list in this issue, but the weights will appear in next issue. The ! booth righ's have been purchased j by Mr. D. Dooley, of Donald. As I all profits will go towards patriotic i funds this meeting should be an un- j usually popular one. j

Publication Title: Donald Times
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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Donald Times — 20 June 1916

Signaller Tom Skeyhill, (The Blind Soidier-Poet) WILL LECTURE on WEDS USD AY, JUNE 21, J916, In tbe ST. GEORGE'S HAEL, | Donald. ' Subject: "WITH THE ANZACS AT GALLIPOLI." Prices—Reserved Seats, 3s ; family tickets, admitting 4, 10s. Admission—2s and Is. Box Plan at Kay's. Direction: Faui.kxek Smith. Donald P. and A, Society. U)tiRy DRIVERS AND STORE MEN WANTED. Applications are invited at ouce persons willing to u ,,as a^)ove> and willing to go to ";|,0lirne to work in .connection , . a strike of flour mill carters s'oremeu. Particulars from— C. H. WILSON. Secretary. St, George's Hall, DONALD. A°?S?fY' L'7th *'UNE, 8 p.m. ^ iUUTlNG of District Farmers an a tyt?t! !?e as above, when >ilr. will be delivered by taty nfC.?ART'. Organising Sec;e Pniou Victorian Farmers' WHAT 2L1B.G>UT TBS'AT . . . SOLDIER'S LETTER? We are anxious lev receive copies of soldiers' letters for publication in the Tim US, aud we cordially invite readers to correspond with our wishes, and send the aar...

Publication Title: Donald Times
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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Donald Times — 20 June 1916

Woods' Great Peppermint Cure. Forcoughs and cjlds never fail, 1/6

Publication Title: Donald Times
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[?]onald P. and A. Society [Newspaper Article] — Donald Times — 20 June 1916

Lid p-and A- Society The usual fortnightly meeting of ,above was beld at the Royal Hotel on Saturday afternoon, r,C. R- Basset (president) in the Correspondence was received from ajiircliip Society stating that date show hart been fixed for Wedues v 'Oth Seotember. from Biro?. Society, and four or ? other societies, re sustenance of B employees, offering to support ©Id Society in their action taken 'gine.—Cr. Pearse promised to the matter up at the confer K°of delegates at Port Fairy. from Shepparton and Goulburn illev Society, re appointing depu bn to wait on Minister protesting ainst a few speculators importing 15 from China, thus having a naging effect on the pi ice of eggs oduced in Australia.—It was animouslv decided to support the epparton and Goulburn Valley ciety. A telegram waj read from Mr. joeltfcorn, stating that a strike dtaken place amongst flour mill tiers ana mill storewen that w Ives serious consequences to the dorian wheat pool and supply of ople's bread. Twenty st...

Publication Title: Donald Times
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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Strike in Melbourne FLOUR MILL CARTERS AND STOREMEN OUT. SERIOUS CONSEQUENCES TO WHEAT POOL. PEOPLE'S BREAD SUPPLY THREATENED. DONALD P. AND A. SOCIETY ASKED TO ASSIST. The Donald P. and A. Secretary has received the following telegram from the Minister of Agriculture:— [Newspaper Article] — Donald Times — 20 June 1916

Strike in Melbourne FLOUR MILL CARTERS AND STOREMEN OUT. SERrOUS CONSEQUENCES TO WHEAT POOL. PEOPLE'S RREAD SUPPLY THREATENED. DONALD P. AND A. SOCIETY ASKED TO ASSIST. The Donald P. and A. Secretary has received the following telegram from the Minister of Agriculture :— "Secretary Agricultural Society, Donald,—Partial strike has taken place flou-tuill carters and mill storemen that involves serious con sequences Victorian wheat pool and supply of people's bread. INventy storemen and twenty lorry drivers wanted at once ; Wages Board's rates from £l 16s to £3 for drivers, and £'i l is to £2 1<>s for mill hands. Wire at once how many suitable men available. Free passes will be provided, and on receipt of your wire will advise you how many men to engage. Do not actually engage until advised.—Hagelthoru, Victorian Wheat Cotutnissiou." It was resolved to advertise for men in the local papers. " As I predicted on Thursday," said Mr Hagelthoru on Saturday afternoon, " there i...

Publication Title: Donald Times
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The WAR. 14,000 MORE AUSTRIANS CAPTURED. [Newspaper Article] — Donald Times — 20 June 1916

MORIS AUSTRIANS U,'JW gptURHD. lyjje Russians have captured 100 0oii3ll Austrian officers and: men. Jfclprhu troops are tokmg the lsceli Adrians sent from the \3lim /root to stem the Russian ; ferns /a Gaiicia. ^ -j Aoslriau assaults on Italian L'iioijs io t'je ^ rentiuo have u-w'doivn. 1 ffiihire lias attended further Lis;: attacks on Dead Man's ksodThmmont. I jOn the north bank of the Tigris I British forces have been ad-j (seed to within JOO yards of I snoiipt. jn connection with the Irish jfeaval, several German officers | ire arrested in Cork and tvere reraerf. Sereral German ;eropJanes and i ■0 captive balloons have been ' oujjht rioivji by a French airman ' Nungesser.

Publication Title: Donald Times
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Donald Red Cross Art Union. [Newspaper Article] — Donald Times — 20 June 1916

Donald Red Cross Art Union, The drawing of the art union in coiinectiou with the Donald Red Cross Society took place ou Satur day, 17th iust., and resulted as follows :— ' 1st prize, block of land at St. Arnaud (gift of Mrs J. B. Tonkin), winning ticket No. 1011, sold W. W. Pearsou, Ouyen. ■ 2nd—Picture, No. '472, Wm. Coats,. lyaen North. , 3rd—Pen-painted . table . centre, No. 330,. Jack McMath, Donald . 4th—Cushiou, No.'130, Mr M. Burton, Carron. 5th:—Pen paiuted sachet, No. 392, Mr Paten, Avoca. ,6th—Walking slick, No. 1135, Mrs B. Schriever, Donald. 7th—Walking stick, No. 811, Miss Shepherd, Corack K. i We have been requested to state that every book issued for this art i union was accounted for before the drawing took place. The total number of tickets sold was 847, realising the satisfactory amount of I £42 7s.'

Publication Title: Donald Times
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News in Brief. [Newspaper Article] — Donald Times — 20 June 1916

NeWj Nominations f0r n Races closed .The State Pariiin, will be opened ou.jl% Meeting to app0julj: course trustee, al if* evemng, s o'clock. . ^"Wic meeting c; in Red Cross maft«K J - thisafternojii, ,3 Q'cln,? 5-5 MrJ- B- DumnT,, recently joiued thecor.r camp on Saturday. '' The Farmers' (v„. . held at Port Fait/foJ?' Iu"e,2s* D°nald A. aaiv will be represented. The annual show off. A. and P. Societv Jr,' 24th October. ft has been elected wkC society. 14 Mr J. P. Cormick, cl«tS' at St. Arnaud, has r^ after spending a nostt period on leave on tiw his auuual holidavs. " *' At the recent neefc Kara Kara council it „•?. that Mr ]as. M''Carthy^ to the position 0f -2 keeper at Cope Cope. Applications are inviy the 2ord inst., for nurses for the St. Aru«j: Particulars may 1>; " Mr G. H. Osborne, secret An offer made by ti^' wealth Government o! the of 50 Australian uut® iy India has been acceptji ■ Government of India. " It is understood that ft;: department now pays, j servative estim...

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CLOSE SEASONS FOR FISH. [Newspaper Article] — Donald Times — 20 June 1916

j CLOSE SEASONS FOR FISH. j Black Fish.—From 1st Septem I ber to 15th December in each year I (both days inclusive.) j Trout of all kinds not indigenous j to Victoria.—From the 1st May to ! the 31st August in each year (both ) dayj inclusive). j Murray Perch, including so-called j Murray Bream and Murray Cod. ! —From 1st October to 30th Novem ! ber in each year (both clays inclu ! sivc). ! Minimum Lengths and Weights j of Fish. i Blackflsh (except in streams flow ing north from the Great Dividing Range), 4oz.; Murray Cod, l^lbs ; Murray Perch, Soz.; Perch, 5 oz ; English perch, 4oz.; Trout of all kinds, not indigenous to Victoria, II in.

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Donald Times — 20 June 1916

COME people hesitate to give s Proprietary ^ Medicine to Very Young Children and, in many cases the hesitation is quite justifiable; but the Public need not have any fear about HEASNE'S BRONCHITIS CURE This Medicine is Scientifically prepared by Mr. W. G. Hearne who is a R.EG1STERED CHEMIST of extensive experience, and the Manu facturer is absolutely pre pared to stake every ouncc of his Magnificent Reput ation on the fadt that LOOSE COVERS Cut in the Latest Style and with Perfect Finish, from Cretonne at Hlkl. yard, to fit chair as illustrated, Special Price .. 15/9 The Latest Design In EASY CHAIRS 5 Upholstered in Art Linen, Ready for Loose Cover, Suitable (or Drawing, Sitting, Morning or Bed room, Special Price ... SO/ qChair and Loose Cover, complete 45/9 CRETONNES AT SPECIAL PRICES 115 We are showing an exceptional range of Artisiic Cretonnes at greatly reduced prices, from l(Hd. per yard. TAFFETAS AND PRINTED UNENS V 50 inches wide, in Effective Dec orative designs, from 4/11 ...

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The Donald Times With which is incorporated the DONALD EXPRESS and LANDS BOROUGH TIMES. TUESDAY, JUNE 20, 1916. Local and General News [Newspaper Article] — Donald Times — 20 June 1916

The Oopld Tiigeg e With which is incorporated th Donald Expkuss and Lands borough Times. Tuesday, June 20, 1916. Local and General News Lyric Pictures.—The large and appreciative audience which at tended Saturday night's screeniug of the above pictures were well rewarded. The management are to be congratulated ou securing Salis bury's Wild Life film. The habits and customs of eagles, porcupines, lynx, and other animals were clearly depicted ou the screen and I were of a highly educational nature. The first instalment of 1000 feet was shown ou Saturday night, and this film will be screened in in stalments of 1000 feet for seven consecutive nights. " Nerves of Steel" was a drama of a highly sensational character ; the Gaumont Graphic" contained the usual amount of information in regard to doings in connection with the great war; and " Dntch beauty spots" was a scenic that was much enjoyed. The star drama, " Voices from the past," was sympathetically pour trayed, and another drama much...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Donald Times — 20 June 1916

Commoi weaftEHi Biiik« Siistralta 14* HEAD OFFICE SYdk£Y fo?cai» General Banking Business ptfpai CITIES and TOWNS of AUSTRALIA, and LONDON Cable remittances made to, and drifts drawn on foreign places direct. Foreign bills negotiated and collected. Letters of credit issued to any part of the world. Banking and Exchange Business of every description transacted within the Commonwealth, United Kingdom and abroad. Current account* opened. Interest paid on fixed deposits. Advance# made against approved securities. SavSngs BanE* Department BRANCHES in tho chief centres and AGENCIES at over ... J ^ Po»* Offices Interest at <30/ 1/- 2550 »« Australia Per an""m ^/o I Deposit and Papua up to £300 INTERSTATE and INTERNATIONA!, Savings Hank Facilities ^ JAMES KKT-I., D.putT Oofrrimr. DKN'Jji >.\* M IM.KR. Governor aaeaagBU'STLLm.T'::JiiL,l,i.:'iU.gc,is:jri,liy.i.i..'^?'l.:r»;.j.-i.TrT=rr.ii .ijnu.jmmm-icraggWBnpBaaaJ X»yrie Pictures. Under local direction. St. George's Hall. Every...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Donald Times — 20 June 1916

BABY BOY'S BRONCHITIS EFFEC TIVELY CURED BY DR. SHELDON'S NEW DISCOVERY. "My little boy, "Willie, had Bronchitis voay badly ever since bis birth," writes Mrs Clare Donchus, 9 South-street, Surrey Hills, N.S.W. "He Lad a terrible wheezing, and when he coughed bis little face would swell up and bia eyes would nearly jump out of his lieacl,. He would shake all over, Ills cough was so ; hare], 1 was afraid it would settle on his lungs, it bad such.a bold of him. I tried different cough cures, but he did not seem to improve in the least. Sometimes the ' poor littlo fellow could hardly speak, he was so hoarse. I was strongly recom mended to try Dr Sheldon's New Dis covery, and as it was my last ray o£ hope, I got a bottle, and after taking a few dosos he was quite a different c^jld. It iixed him up in no tin>e, c\nly needing ono bottle to completely cure him." Dr Sluiltiotr's New Discovery is sold at Is 6d aMd 3^. Obtainable everywhere. For Chronic Cliyst Complaints Wood's Gre^t Pepper...

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MR. JOHN McLENNAN. [Newspaper Article] — Donald Times — 20 June 1916

mr: john Mclennan. The death occturcii at M.irnoo on Thuisd iy of Mr. John M'Lennan, more i.imiliarly known as "Piper John," :.ti old aiKi respected resi dent i'l taat district, wuere he had lived'!'o a very lengthy period, and follows •: farming pursuits. Deceased had at ained the advanced age of S3 years. In his younger days he was an enthusiastic patron of sports gatherings, and was well-known in his capacity as a performer ou the bagpipes He was a widower. A family of five comprise Messrs. A^igus M'Leunan (Lubeck), Donald , M'Leuuan (Marnoo), and John M'Lennan (W.A.), Mrs. T. Pearce (Warracknabeal), and Mrs. J. M'Gregor (Callawadda). The re mains were iuterred in the Ban yena cemetery. ■ The deaths have occurred of two pioneers of Australia's pastoral industry—Mr John Sutcliffe Hors fall and Mr Albert Austin. Both, for a great many years, took a leading part in the development of the Australian wool trade. Mr Horsfall was 7S years of age. He was associated with Goldsbrougb, Mort...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Donald Times — 20 June 1916

BATH1S YOUR BABY WITU REXONA SOAP. A healthy baby always enjoys a bath,, and Kuxona Soup makes your child a healthy baby. It keops his skin fresh and swoofc, his scalp so clean ami whole some. Any irritation of the skin which keeps baby uwako, or makes him cross or peevish, Roxona Soap will ijuickfy soothe. A refreshing bath with lloxoua Soap and gentle anointing with Koxoua will cool his skin, and take away all discom forts so that baby and mother will sloop quietly. The pure, swept eiuoliuuls used in Roxona Soap are suited to baby's delieato skiu, and it keops It in the best condition. Kexona babies are contented babies, because they feel well cared for and comfortable. Get a tablet of Rexona i-ioa^ from your ohomist or grocer. The price is Is. You are sure to like it. Obtainable everywhere. Mr. J. Pierpoint Morgan recently drew a cheque for ,£l 5,000,00n in payment of his recent purchases of Canadian War Loan. XJiis consti tutes the largest payment by a ' single checfue in histor...

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Soldiers' Letters. FROM DONALD BOYS AT THE FRONT. [Newspaper Article] — Donald Times — 20 June 1916

So-diers' Letters. I FROM DONALD BOYS AT | THE FRONT. . j Mr. aud Mrs. W. Willey, of Donald, have received word from. Sappers II. and V. Willey, now at the front, wishing their parents good, bye, and stating that they are removing to another country. - The follovviug letters have also been received prior to the above message :— Serapium, Egypt, 26/4/16. Dear Mum and Dad,—Both Vic and self are in splendid health.. In .inv-List I mentioued that we were going to celebrate Anzac Day, 25th April, by sports on the Suez Canal. All the boys who had been on the Peninsula were given* their colours, also a printed illuminated" address; from Major-General Birdwood in honor of tlieir services, The colors were read and Jjlue. When the bugles sounded the ''Last Post " and the ! band,finished with " God Save the King " many of the boys stood with tears in their eyes. In the after noon we held our sports, etc. Am sending you a programme. It was a common occurrence to see rafts and boats ^capsize, an...

Publication Title: Donald Times
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Obituary. MR. DAVID H. CUMMINGS. [Newspaper Article] — Donald Times — 20 June 1916

Obituary. MR. DAVID H. CILMMINGS. Many friends in the Donald and St. Araaud districts will regret to learn of the death in Melbourne of an old Avon Plains resident, iu the person of Mr. David H. Cutntnings. Deceased, who was in his 69th year, was well-known and highly esteemed by everyone with whom he came in contact. He |had only recently undergone an operation and was getting on splendidly when he sud denly collapsed. The deceased was born iu Cumnock, Scotland, and came to Ausrralia 40 years ago. After following the business of agri cultural implement maker, etc., he with his four brothers, seiected laud in the Avon Plains district, follow j ing grazing pursuits. Later on he ! dissolved partnership with jhis bro l tlier Alex, and went in for farm ing and grazing. The deceased, who was of a retiring disposition, leaves a wife and two daughtsrs, Mary and Elsie, who still reside at i Avou Plains. A brother, Andrew, returned from New Zealand on a visit a few days ago, but arrived too ...

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Signaller Tom Skeyhill [Newspaper Article] — Donald Times — 20 June 1916

Signaller Tom Skeyhill [ Signaller Tom Skeyhill, the blind soldier-i^oet who is lecturing in this town on Wednesday, is a brilliant speaker, uad has a wonderfully interesting story to tell. This story is not that of a mere eye witness, or war correspondent, bat comes from the lips of one.who was an actual participant in the great struggle st Gallipoii. He vividly tells of the life in Egypt when training, the actual landing at the i Dardanelles, the subsequent life in the trenches, and the treatment by the Red Cross in Egypt whilst in hospital. He took part in all the fierce land fighting until he was wounded during a terrific bayonet charge at Cape Helles on May 8th. I A. fine series of pictures taken during the fighting is used to ' illustrate the narrative. This smaller khaki " com piny includes Signaller Torn Skeyhill, Signaller! L. Hooke i who was signaller to Brigadier General M'Cay), and Private Bobby Pearce, the popular ballad singer. Rather curiously, the. three were alt wou...

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