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FEDERAL PARLIAMENT. THE HOURS OF SITTING. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 6 May 1914
FEDERAL PAILIAMENrT THE HOURS OF SITTING, Mr, Hans Irvino, M,H,Ilt, (Meinber for ramnpianus), speaking on the question of reducing the number of days and hours the Federal Parliament should sit during the sesslon, spoke on the Wend April, In opposltion to the suggestioin that Ihe HIouse sit on three days per week only, as follows :-So far as I can gather from the remnartks that have fallen from tho hon, member for Uwydir, and others, they have practically come to the stage of the unlanlst, Tl'hey want as little work as possible between meals ; they want tho highest pay they can got; they want less to do and 0omeothling In the way of free drinks to encourage them to stand up to t., The honorable membor for ltivorln:i was perfectly corroot. I do not bollovo that the avorage number of this Iouse recolves 1mo10 thall five or six letters a day, 13Ut assullll?ng thllat h gets ten lotters a day, how long does it take him to answer lthem ' I know that I recolve live or lsx let ters a day, t...
LOCAL TELEPHONE EXCHANGE. LIST OF SUBSCRIBERS. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 6 May 1914
LOCAL TELEPHONE EX" OHANGE, -- -+-,. -. LIST OF cUBSO(RIBERS, Noeo:, No. Avery, Mr9, A. F, ... ,, 87 Bank of Now South Wales ,,, 77 Bank of Vlotor? ..., ,,, 76 Bennett, Dr. J. H. .,, ... 27 Boll & Lorimner ... .., 14 Blakoely, A. B, . ,,, 50 Blencowo, F. 0, ,,, ,,, 66 Bliss, W, Ro, ,,, ,,, 61 Borough Offices, Town Hall ,,. 51 Bray, O. ,,, ,,, .,,, 64 Bray, Le., ... ,,, ,,, 91 Broene, Miss ,,, ,,, 104 Broadbenut Bro, ,., ,,, 42 Cemetery ... ,,, ,, 69 Clover, F. P. ,. . ,,, 34 Cockhurn, G. A. .,. ,,, 81 Cooper, R, J. ,,, ,, 08 Convent of Mercy ,,, ,,, 45 Cougle, A, J. (with extension to private house) .,,, , 11 Orono, Jag, .,, ,,, ,,, 37 Darcy, Mrs .,,, ,,, ,,, 89 Davison, Rov, J. W, . ,, ,, 67 Davies, F. E. ,,, ,,, 44 Dickinson, R, ,,, ,,, 57 Divola, A, .,,, ,,, ,,, 31 Doyle, Rev, 0, ,,, ,,, 23 Dunkley, H, W. (office) ,,, 3 Dunkley, HI, W, (residence) ,,, 17 Dunlop, Mrs, P. A, ,., ,,, 97 Edwards, H, T. ,,, ,,, 6 Edwards, H. T. (private honse),,, 8 Edwards, Emily 0.0 ,,, 35 Es...
POULTRY-KEEPING FOR FARMERS. Encourage the Young People. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 6 May 1914
POULTRY-KI?E PING FOR FARMERS. Encourage the Young People, TJhe business of poultry-keeping, to be learned properly, should be lear-. ed young. The porlod of apprentice. ship may, of course, vary according to circumstances. When the learner takes a thorough interest In the bust ness he will pick up the rudiments quickly. From that point he can go on learning as long as he is in the business. There are always points to be picked up in breeding, feeding, etc, Speaking on the subject of poultry. keeping for young people, Professor C ralham, at the Ontario Agricultural College, said: "Perhaps soime of you would like your sons to be live stockl breeders, some to follow other branches of farm work, but your boys are leaving the farm. Why is it? you ask. I think it Is largely because you do not give them anything in which they art interested, You have to get them ll torested, I find that if I want boys to work well .I have to get them in. terested in the work they are to do. In poultry-kee...
VISIT OF POSTMASTER GENERAL. PROPOSAL FOR NEW POST OFFICE. FAVORABLY RECEIVED. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 6 May 1914
VISIT OF POSTMASTER GENERAL, PROPOSAL FOR NEW POST OFFIOE. FAVORABLY REOEIVED, In aooordance with a promise made to assist at the annual demonstration In aid of the Hospital, the Postmaster General (Hon, Agar Wynne) visitcd St. Arnaud on Sunday last, He motored from Great Wester n in the morning wit bh the Hon, Hans Irvine, M H R. Mr, Brighe, Deputy PostmastPer G-neral, was also in tile paly, They arrived here aboub 1 o'clock, After lunchb, the Mayor (Or, W, J, 14owe), several of the oounoillors, and the town o'erk (Mr, J, B, Pritchard) interviewed the Postmraster General, and the blMyor urged the claims of St, Arnaud for more convenient postal facilities by the ereo tion of a now post offioe on the reservo on the north of and immediately adj plning the Town Hall, Napier street, Mr, Wynne and his deputy, in company with the Mayor and councillors, per. sonally inspected the ltoe, The Post. master.Genoral viewed the proposal favorably and stated that he would have no objection to erec...
ARCHIE'S ADVICE. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 6 May 1914
ARCHIE'8 ADVICE, "There Is no condensed milk in this can," said Archibald, when it came time for his second cup., "Ally more in the pantry?" "No, dear, I must order some more the first time I think of it," said Mirs. Archibald, "And meanwhile I can take lmy coffee raw, I suppose," sighed Archl bald, "A little more butteri, please." "Only a little teeny-weeny bit, Ar chlie, dear, because there isn't any more, and the butter man doesn't colme until to-morrow," "Very well," said Archibald, like a good husband, "Did the tailor come for my clothes to-day?" "Oh, there!" said Ml's. Archie. '"I linew there was something, I forgot to tell Bridget about them, and I sup poso he came while I was out." "Perhaps he did, Aparently the Ipostman has followed his example, I don't see any letters, There's one I've been especially looking for," 'Have you, dealr? Why, he brought a lot for you the day before yester day, They are here behind the clock, You didn't ask for them, and so T-" "'My darling," sa...
BOROUGH COUNCIL. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 6 May 1914
BOROUGH ODUNOIL, The ordinary mooting of the Sit' Arnaud Borough Counoil was held in the Council Chambers, Town Hill, on Monday ovening, there being presonut:-. Ora, Rowe (Mayor), Manallack, Sloano, Straton, Grigg, Corbott, M'KeCohni, and Reeood, (CONDIOIENE, T'he Mayor said it was his painful duty to refer to the death of MIre M'Glashan, son, Hle moved that a letter of con. dolenoo and sympathy be sent to Mr, M'Olashan, son,, who was an ox-Mayor of the lBorncuh, Also to Cr, M'Glanhan, who had lost a good mother, The Mayor added that the late Mrs MN'Olashan was a lady who was groatly outeoomed,-- r, Manallaolr sooonded Ihat motion, which wat oarried unanimonaly, CORI1SHPOND?NUEO From Erio Peters, seorotary St, Arnaud branch of the South Afrloan Soldlirs' Aneo, oiatlon, applying for ueo off monument square on Sunday, 17th inat,, tor the purpose of holding annual memorial paradeo,-Uranted, on the motion of Cr, MIanallack, ecoouded by Cr, Sloane, Fr'om Anderson and Halloran, solioltors...
DATES OF COURTS. FOR YEAR 1914. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 6 May 1914
DATES OF OOURT8, FOR YEAR 1911, The following are the fixtures for thl holding of courts at 8t, Arnaud durthi 1914;- BUPlE?Ml CourT, Tuesday, 12th May, Tuesday, 1Otb November, COUNTY COUIT AND GESNEIIAL lION'O, Tueeday, 21st April, Thursday, 13th August, Tuesday, 13rh October, Wedneeday, 9th December, Orimninal-D ily, COiil and Licenslig-Tle Polioe MEagletrate will sit on alternate rrl, days, commenoing from 9/1/14, Civil business will be conducted in the other week on Tuesday,
DON'T FORGET [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 6 May 1914
DON'T FORGET That anxiety is easior to bear than sorrow, That talent is so?etiimes hid Ill nlp. kins, audacity nover, That good brains are ofteln oept nl a poor-looldinl vessel. That mistakes are often bought at a big price, and sold at a small one. 'That iC it were not for emergencies, but little progress would be made in the world, That it is often lhottlor to go a good way round than to take a short cut. That tears shed uipoln i cotlin will not blot out the stains that may have been cast in life lupon the stilled heart within it,
FATHER DOYLE'S SERMON. [By the insertion of correspondence in this journal it must not be understood that we identify ourselves with the opinions expressed—Ed. M.] FATHER DOYLE'S SERMON. (To the Editor of the MERCURY.) [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 6 May 1914
OOR11E8PONDENG5, E [Biy tlh Ineortion ot oorraepondtleno Il tills jour. ,nul t itnma not bu ndoratood that we Identify ouraelvl~ wltbt tlh oplinons oexproaused-lt., MI.] rATHER DOYLUV', S?RMON, (t - 1) (To tho Editor of tho MEitaltY.) I Sir,--I have read the roporb of Father Doyle'oa ermon in your iouo of 29 h April, It is truly a remarkable, utterance-more r(cn rkable for zoal thanr for disoretion. One mnny well heoitato before crouoing awords with such a learned oleric, hut no can hardly help wondering whore he gotsa his history from, or how he ncoounts for Sprnihl dooline. I take from your report the following : "That' gre ot natlin (Spain) which hlai done more for Iho uplilting and enlighten-. minnt of humanlily than any other people on the boo of the oerth, Miore Chrioiano n?y their prayern in the Spniilh tongue at the preaent day than in any other, \Vhll other pooples nronr'ur lholm and in our own day have Invariably doetroyed aboriginal raone with whom they have come in conta...
SHIRE OF KARA KARA. DATES OF COUNCIL MEETING [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 6 May 1914
SHItRE OF KARA KARA, DATES O1 COUNCIL MEITeIN( Thu K1ar Kara Shirn (ounoil wvill Wmet on the following drte ;-.. MayTy . . . 7 June ,,, .. ... 4 July .. , * ... Anguab .., ... .,,, September ... ... a Ootobor ... ,, ... 1 Oobober ... ... ... D oember ...,,, 3
TRAIN SERVICE. ST. ARNAUD TO MELBOURNE. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 6 May 1914
TRAIN SERVIOE, ST. ARNAUD TO MELBOURNE, Leaves 7,36 am, daily, arrives 3.55 p.m, Fast train lo.ves 4 p.m. daily, arrives at 10 p.m, on Mondaya, Woednesdays and Fridays, and at 10,6Oi p.m on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays, MELBOURNE TO ST1, ARNAUD, Loavoo 6,40 a,m, daily, arrives at 3,22 Fast train loaves bi,1 p.m, dally, arrives at 11.30 p.nm. MOTOR TRAIN, Leaves Maryborough daily at 8,40 a,m, arriving at St, Arnaud at 10,.36 am., Leaves St. Arnaud on return at 12,15 p.m. daily for Maryborough, arrivlng at 2.17 pm.
NEW POSTAL RATES. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 6 May 1914
NEW POSTAL RATES. The new postal rates, Including penny poetage on letters, came into force on the let of May, The reduced rates are as follow : THROUGHOUT COMMONVNWEALTH AND PAPUA, Letters, Id per 4 oz, Letter cards, single, Id each, Do,, reply, Id caoh half, Post cards, single, Id each, Do,, reply, Id eaoi half, Printed papers, O½d per 2 oz, Books, printed-outside Australia, 0ld per 4 oz,; In Anatralla, 0Od per 8 oz, Magazines-Printed in Australia, Obd per 8 oz, ; printed outside Australia, Old per 4 oz, "Hansard," Oid per 12 oz, Commercial p)posrs, pattorns, sample, and merchandise, Id per 2 oz, OVERSEA DOMINIONS, Letters from the Commonwealth to the United Kingdom, ovorsea dominions, British colonies and protectorates, except the New Hebrides, id per , oz, NEW ZEALANID AND THE ISLANDS the rates to New Zealand, vill and British Solomon Islands are : Letters, Id ý oz, Post cards, single, 1d, Do,, reply, Id each half, Letter cards, single, Id, Do., reply, Id each half, Magazines, I...
THE HOME CIRCLE. A GIFT WORTH HAVING. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 6 May 1914
A GIFT WORTH HAVING, There are those who, wherever they po, diffuse brightneus, shed at sort of halo around thieselv:es that lIresist. Ibly attracts, Elven In the' ,coldest, most formal gathering a person of this kind puts others at their case, brings out the best of the most retiring and shrinldng who may be there, To few of us is given this gift, for gift it cer. talnly is, and one of the most power. ful, In this strenuous, work-a.day world it is worth while, oven at a lit. tle cost, to make people pleased with themselves, to oe bright and pleasing, and convince the wearied and sadden. ed that, spite of troubles, "'Tis a very good world that we live in," and life is worth living.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 6 May 1914
VICTORIAN Producers' Co. Operative Co. Ltd. head 00tli"495 Collinest., Melbourne, Grain Shod--W1Vlliametow,. Wool, Hide, and Skin Stores, DAIRY PRODUOE, SStook Salel..olbourne, Uendigo, Sutn tbry and Nagatbio. Iud, Estate, and Ineuaneo Agentes. Bags, Manures, Oils, Twine, Gro. caries, lea, &c. ENQtJUIIES INVITED, P. Oo ROYAL MAIL STEAMERS MELBOURNE EVERY ALTERNATE VWEEK FOR MRTSEILLES & LONDON Calling at Adelaide, Fremantle, Colombo, Aden, Port Said, Gibraltar, Plymouth en route WVilh permilion to call at Brindisi FIRST end SECOND Saloon only Return Ticket to Europe available for Two Yeara RATES OF PASSAGE MONEY To FREMANTLE jSinle £7 10s, to £9 10,. Return £II 101, to £14 5,. To COLOMBO S;arle £2710,, to £34 21, Return £40 141, to £50 12., To BOMBAY and CALCUTTA Sinle £29 141, to £37 8s, Return £44 to £56 21, To MARSEILLES Sin,', £39 12s. to £78 21,. Return £66 to £116 12s. 0 To LONDON Sinl £41 16s. to £82 10,. Return £69 6s, to £123 4.. Full pelricular, n applicati...
MARRY FOR HAPPINESS. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 6 May 1914
MARRY FOR HAPPINESS, To see some folks it would seem that they have entirely forgotten that they married for the purpose of being happy themselves and also to render their chosen partners happy, By being always agreeable, a woman pays a compliment to l\er own conmmon.sense, in showing she is either wise or a philosopher. Such a one is the womain who re. alises that human nature is not per fect, and she goes to work to please and be pleased, passing over as light. ly as possible all the little frets and worries that could so easily disberso the sunshine if they were allowed to havo place. If you are disappointed in your hue. band after you are married, remember that it is just possible he is quite as disappolnted in you, Human nature is faulty, and it is well to bear in mind that there is usually blame attached to both sides, and that what we all have to do is to make the best of one another as we are, rather thanlament that others are not perfect,
ON CLOTHES. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 6 May 1914
ON CLOTHES. Remember that more clothes are spoilt by being left about, or careloss. ly packed, than by actual wear. Your clothes will last double ns long, and always look fresh, it you spend an ex tra fivo minutes in putting them away. Don't forget that fog has a way of penetrating into wardrobes and draw. ers. Therefore wrap delicate blouses, laces and feathers in plenty of tissue paper, and put evening dresses into large linen bags before hanging them. If your tailor-made costume has got wet, dry it carefully, and send it to a tailor to be pressed, This may cost you a shilling or so, but It will keep it looking fresh and in shape, More hats are ruined by careless packing than anything else. Tako a hint and pack your hats as a milliner does with heaps of tissue paper, and always be.careful to remove your veil pine, ;
TENNIS. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 6 May 1914
TENNIS, A tennio tournament under the auspices of the Mildura Lawn Tennis Association is announced to be held in the northern settl m?ent on Saturday and Monday, 6th and Sib of June, The contests are open to all amateurs, and, as will be noted by the advertiose ment in to.day's Msnlatcu,, the trophies have been apportioned on a very tenerous seole, Programme and entry forms can be obtained froim Ih0 hen, secretary, Mr. 11, l , Corbould, Intend ing competitors are reminded that entries close or 26th MAay,
CHURCH REFERENCE. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 6 May 1914
OHURCH REFERENOE, At the oonoluslon of the servio on Sun. day evening In Christ Ohuroh the Vicar re marked It was often said that " the man loses his life," but when he sl a true Chris tian It would be more correct to say that "he has found his life," Surely this could be said of one who worshipped with them at the evening service the previous Sunday, Mr. Oliver, the late postmaster, had oer taluly been called away from the service of hie Master here below, but had found his life In the higher service of the same Master in the eternal life beyond, The Vicar reminded his hearers that on the Sunday evening previous whilst preach. Ing from the text " A'blde with us, for it is towards evening " he had said that, as he looked around on a large congre. gation composed chiefly of young people, many of them were probably looking for. ward, some to a long life of usefulness, others to a long life of pleasure, and others to a long life In God's service, If they desired to make any of these wh...
SPORTING NOTES. GOLF. OPENING OF THE SEASON. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 6 May 1914
SPOIRTING NOTES. GOLF, OPENING OF THE SEASON, The formal opeuing of the golfing season, so far as the S., Arnaud Golf Olub is concerned, buok place at the local links on Saturday afternoon in delightfnl weather, There was a good attendnce, including representatives of other local sporting clnba, A very pleasant timo was spent in a series of events comprisiug i gymkhana, the results being as follow : Clock Putting--Mr, S, Flotcber, Fonreome-Miss Lassie Blakeley and Mr, H. A, M'Keohnie, Long stick Driving--Mr, Kendall (a visitor), Approach and Putt-Mrs, Doukley, The president, Mr, W, A Hickey, in approprilat terms, declared the links open, and at the same time rxtendrd a hearty welcome to visitors and mem burs. loe expressed the hope that the seanon would be successful, The ladioa of the club provided after noon tea, which was much appreciated.
COURSING. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 6 May 1914
OOUfSING. At it melting of tho Copo Copeo Di briot Upon Cours ing Club held laeb Friday, arrLºrgPrlellt8 were wado for the opening of the oacaon, which is oxpeOted to hro very iucousaful, Mr, Youngla wau appointedl jadcp, and Mr.~ S. Coatee slipper, Mr. N. Wilson is donrting a ,£/G cup for the UChRIpico mreiting Mr. W, It Pope waS elected presidernt, rind Mr, F. ltonoitto lion, Roc.