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A CURIOUS PROCESSION. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang New Times — 24 April 1914
A CURIOUSPROCESSION. In the deep pine forests of Norway the wood-cutters soinetimes find a serpentine object;'" fifty feet long, crawling slowly over the ground. If they did not know that it was made up of millions of little worms, they might ,be frightened by its peculiar appearance. These worms, called the sciara, gather during July and August in large numbers, preparatory to migrat ing in search of food or for change of condition. When setting out on this journey, they stick themselves to gether and form a huge serpentine mass, often reaching a length of be tween forty and fifty feet and several inches in thickness. As the sciara is only on an average about three thirty-seconds of an inch in length, and barely wider than a fine needle, the number' required to compose a line of the size above men tioned is enormous. Their pace is very' slow, and uponr meeting anr obstacle, such as a stick or stone, they will either writhe over or around it, sometimes breaking into bodies for this ...
A RUSSIAN WEDDING. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang New Times — 24 April 1914
A RUSSIAN WEDDING. A Russian wedding is described by a traveller who was one of the invited guests. It was to take place at 8 p.m., but the bride, of course, was late. Instead of arriving at eight o'clock,.it was nearly nine before she made her appearance. She was pre ceded by her nephew, a little boy five years old, holding an image of "Our Lord." The child gave this to (the priest, and then the service 'began. Neither organ nor any musical in strument is allowed in the 'Russian Church, so the choir, consisting, of five men, chanted. The priest. ?.lter nately read and the choir chanting went on for about half an hour. The priest then addressed several words to the bride and bridegroom. Two gentlemen, "garcons d'honneur," or groomsmen, stepped forward and were each given a crown, which they were to hold over the bride and bride groom's head until the end of the service. The priest then put a wedding-ring on the third finger of the right hand of each, and the chanting went on as befo...
ONE OF THE GREATEST MYSTERIES OF HISTORY. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang New Times — 24 April 1914
ONE OF THE GREATEST MYSTERIES OF HISTORY. In the year 1828 there appeared 'in the streets of Nureinburg a youth who could apparently not even stand se: curely. Upon his person a card was found, stating that, owing to certain directions, he had been kept since his birth in absolute seclusion, never seeing anyone or being taught any thing. Gradually the boy was taught to read and write, thlough, till his dis covery, he could not speak a word ex cept to say his name, "Kasper Hau ser," which he had been taught to re peat like a parrot; nor did he know the name of a single object. By de grees he related that he' had spent all his life in a .dark "hole," where he was fed by a man every day, though he could not describe him, owing to the darkness in which he had always seen him. At last Kasper Hauser was taken in charge by an English nobleman Lord Stanhope-and educated to take the place of a clerk; but. one day, while out walking, the young man, who was now. about twenty-one years old; acc...
DISTRICT NEWS. BENJEROOP. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang New Times — 24 April 1914
DISTRICT NEWS. BENJEROOP. The anniversary in connection with the Benjeroop Baptist Church was cele brated on Sunday, April 12th, when the O. Urquhart preached to interested congregations. On the following Wed nesday, April 15th, the annual tea meet and concert was held in the public I The following ladies provided for took charge of the tables--Mrs C. R. pson, Mrs N. K. and the Misses Donald, Mrs O. Salau and Miss son, Miss I. M'Donald and Miss S arini. The Rev T. P. Trinham pied the chair at the concert. The programme opened with an Anthem by i choir which was well received. Solo by Miss I. M'Donald and recitation by hi Horsfall were the next items pianoforte duet by Miss M'Cann and &nbsp; s Wilson was encored. Mr Youlden addressed the meeting. Solos by S Davies and Miss M'Cann followed. a chairman then delivered a very able as which was listened to with great attention. The following items concluded &nbsp; the programme - Solo, Miss Vistarini; recitation, Miss Hors...
MR W. H. NANCARROW TO MISS C M. MOON. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang New Times — 24 April 1914
MR W. H. NANCARROW TO MISS C M MOON. A very pretty wedding was celebrated at the East Methodist Church, Eagle hawk, on Wednesday, 15th inst., the contacting parties being Mr H. W. Nancarrow, of Barham, and formerly of Eaglehawk, and Miss C. M. Moon, "Glenova," Job's Gully, Eaglehawk. The church was tastefully decorated by the girl friends of the bride. The ceremony was performed by the Rev. W. Beckett. Mrs F. Jones played the Wedding March. The bride looked charming in a dress of embroidered voile relieved by ma lienes lace and insertion, with the cus &nbsp; tomary wreath and veil, and carried a handsome bouquet. The bridesmaids were Misses Moon (sister), Violet Cross and Nellie Fletcher (both of Mlelboune). who were daintily attired in embroidered voile, each carrying a lovely bouquet of flowers. Mr W. Harris acted as best man. Mr Ray Nancarrow (brother of bridegroom) and Mr Fred. Moon (brother of bride) acted as groomsmen. After the ceremony the bridal party and guests (nu...
KERANG CALEDONIAN SOCIETY. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang New Times — 24 April 1914
KERANG CALEDONIAN SOCIETY. The annual meeting of members of the above was held in the Mechanics' Insti- tute on Friday last, under the presidency of Chief J. R. Rundle. On election of officers for the ensuing year, the senior vice-chief (R. M'IKay) Iakin m eemda hearty vote of lf Ca prop -o Chief. Although tothc ectirioted a lot of time a?a oIb kt of energy into his work. Sn e d by BMr G. A. Benco ca5e?e' Chief Rundlo acknow l hnle .ao ol i th e other officers re Tbe eleton V~ ice chiefs, MBessrs F. , mW.I1ence; J. C Runlle and R. S. iter, MesSs tehe officers and arcred; co mm ' H awthorn, R. gilt G n. ace, M[Leod, A. D. Gaii, Cruai, D M'Donald, D. G. L:r,, Stewart, 1?. Colman, •. attUa', G F Bence, . Charleson, , "Ad ' '-. C'peland, A. Henry, A. I'Ph " . J. Trevan, W. ML , I.., c W illiam5, J. Rogerson, sddell -4 ~', Step he officers and Messrs G. Conce J. Rogerson, W. MI. Waddell, iDSecer ad M. Colman a oii. fo the paid officers were 1, prior to the appointmonls same as nte motion...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Kerang New Times — 24 April 1914
MARRIAGE: HARDY--PENGLASE.-On the 25th March, at St John's, Kerang, by Canon Brydg-s, Edgar Will Hardy, fourth son of Mr and Mrs H. V. Hardy, of Valentia Island, Ireland, to Miss Myrtle Elizabeth Pea glase, only daughter of Mr and Mrs James Penglasp, of Koondrook. DEATH. VALLANCE.-At Black Butt Queensland on the 12th April, Emily, second eldest daughter of the late James Vallance of Appin, and sister of Matthew, Joseph, James, Charles and William Vallance, Mrs Carter, Mrs Carbuhn, and Mrs Boyd. jkralq gto Win\m PUBLISHED TUESDAYS A FRIDAYS, FRIDAY, 24th APRIL, 1914.
OBITUARY. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang New Times — 24 April 1914
OBITUARY It is with deep regret that we announce the death of one of our old inhabitants Mrs Emily Stone, second eldest daughter &nbsp; of the late James Vallance of who went to Queensland about ten &nbsp; months ago to be married to Mr Stone, a former resident of Lake Meer- ing. Her sudden death came as a shock to her relatives and friends Easter Monday and cast quite a over the district. Very general r ii' Kereug and ret tricts when it becare eam Thomas Bennett, a cll ly respected resident succumbed to an aota Only a week prior to i been in his usual good h as usual, actively engagdlti A severe cold w then l of trouble. Serious veloped, and lie died ' Tuesday last. The dedea ti 42 years of age ds the late Mr Joseph Benne Chepstode, near Carnghag F year 1879 the familt c trict, the father an ing land at MIurrahit sequently taking up' a h a good citizen and did what his power to further papj He was chairman of the School Committee andrea Murrabit public hall, and pro...
Testing Artificial Manures. IMPORTANT RESULTS. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang New Times — 28 April 1914
Testing Artificial Manures. IMPORTANT RESULTS. A series of tests with artificial manures was made by the Depart ment of Agriculture -last season, in order to learn the requirements of representative wheat soils in respect. of phosphates, nitrates, lime and potash manures. The results obtained. at the Rutherglen experimental farm, at which a series of 20 quarter acre plots was sown with differing com binations of nitrogenous, phosphatic and potassio manures, were typical of the tests conducted at other centres. Four facts were demonstrated pro minently, according to the report sub. mitted to the Director of Agricul. ture. First, the most effective forms in which phosphates can be applied to a wheat .crop is the water soluble form, as super phosphate. A mixture of water soluble x (super) and citrate soluble phosphate (basic, slag) comes next in value, and least effective of all as far as immediate results are con cerned is bonedust. The bonedust, however, contains organic nitrogen as ...
Milne's Bridge Rifle Club. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang New Times — 28 April 1914
Milne's Bridge Rifle. Club. The second shoot for the year was held on the range of the above club on Saturday, April. 11th. The con ditions were seven shots at 300, 500 and 600 yards, handi, ap, for a trophy presented by Mr G. Peel. The winner of the trophy was G. Waters with a handicap total of 103 points; R Chalmers being close up with 102 points. T. A. Chalmers was top score for the day off the rifle with 94 points. Below are the results, also the leading scores in the annual aggregates : yds yds yds 800 500 600 hcp Ttl G. Waters 88 80 80 10 108 R. Chalmers 29 29 80 14 102 T. Chalmers 31 34 29 6 100 J. Chalmers 24 27 26 23 100 H. Perkins 28 80 27 18 98 M. Peacock 388 80 26 8 97 J. Peel ... 81 81 22 5 96 Prizes-1st, trophy; 2nd, 7s 6d ; 8rd and 4th, 5s; 5th and 6th, 2s d ; 7th, 2s. AGGREGATES. Scratch. G. Stott ... .... 278 J. Peel .... .. 270 G. Leitch ,.. ...? .266 B. Peel ... ..:. 261 T. Chalmers ... 260 M. Peacock ... 2.55 R. Long ... i.: 254 G. Waters ... ... 252 R. Chalmers ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Kerang New Times — 28 April 1914
SA DHURST and Northern District TRUSTEES, Executors, and Agency OOMPAY, imited. (ESTABLISHED 1888.) When making your Will appoint this Company Executor, Lit being empowered by Special Act of Parliament No 979 to act as Executor, Admrninistrator, or Trustee. MONEY TO LEND. JAMES P. B. McQUIE. Manager. Local Agent-DoNALD McDoNALD. View Street, Bendigo. AND IS NOW BEING SHOWN. -- AT THE - oronation Store We Invite Inspection. FJMas MUNRO, Coronation Store, Kerang. WE CAN SUPPLEY ALL YOU REQUIRE IN THE WAY OF Fancy Goods, Stationery, Books, Toys, School Requisites, China & Glasswar e SOrnaments, Silver & Electro Plate ware and Leather Goods, IN WHICH WE SPECIALISE. :? 11i the Latest Magazines and Literature in Stock. OUR - Circulating Library Is replete with the Best Books of the day, which we are continually adding. MUCH SATISFACTION IS FOUND AT OUR -1" DEPO T. I The Misses- Kerr, I Victoria Street, KERANG. - R OOg "So Easy" _ to make and S" Co.e made the BROOKES way I ...
CHILLINGOLLAH & ULTIMA TO BENDIGO [Newspaper Article] — Kerang New Times — 28 April 1914
OHILLINGOLLAH &dt ULTIMA TO BENDIGO Tues Thur Mon d Sat. only am am .Ohllhingollah. 6 :40 1 ; Waitchie ' 10 .120 Gowan ; A. 7 35 - Ultima ... 840. 2 30. Meatian ... 9 5 .. 25 ' Lalhert ..... 9 40 3 - Canniie . 10 10 4 Quasmbatook 10 47 . 4 40 Mon Wed Fri Boort ., 12 45 • 6-10 Bendigo arr 6 5 11 BENDIGO TO ULTIMA AND O-- rHILLINGOLLAH. Mon Wed and Fri am Bendigo .., 12 15 Boors ... 5 20 Quambatook ... 6 50 Cannie .., 7 13 Lalberb ... 7 44 Meatian ... 8 9 MWFS -Ultima ... 9 10 Gowan ... 9 27 Waitehie .., 9 57 OhiUingollr .. 10 85
KILTIES CONCERT. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang New Times — 28 April 1914
S KILTIES CONCERT. The concert announced to be held by the famous Melbourne Kilties Band in aid of the Swan Hill Hospital took .e place in the Town .Iall on Saturdaiy O evening and proved a great success. i The large hall was filled, and the return d the exact amount of which has not n yet been made available,, will make a 8 respectable addition to the funds of the linstitution. The company, who were s all attitied in kilts, numbered about e 20 strong. Their slections, both instru D mental, vocal and humorous, were bright h and entertaining. throughout. Strange Y to say, although- a "kilties" affair~there was not a single bagpipe nor a high 3 land dance. The instrumental sel:c Stions, under Bandmaster J. Riley, shwed I .calleful training and due appreciation Sof light and shade The vocal items were all commendable and several en cosles were demanded and acceded to. Special mention must be made of the Squadlette selections, which were es pecially pleasing. Mr Geo. Harvey proved a hos...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Kerang New Times — 28 April 1914
Autumn and winter show-On Thurs day, March 19th, Ernest Pay will hold his o6ening show of all that is newest and up-to-date in seasonable millinery costumes, coats, dress materials, col larettes, etc. It will pay you to see our well assorted stock of the newest creations in seasonable goods before deciding on your new autumn fashions. We also have a full stock of men's shirts, hats, ties, braces, boots and shoes. Mens suits to measure a soeciulty. Ernest Pay's,' VIo~r~lPI* s M Crn.frQ~at .t SWEARS BY IT. "My little grandchild Olive was at tacked with uronchitis 'and nothing I tried did her any good," says Mlrs E. deadilen, 1th i asman Street, New mg most effllective in the treaueiltt or uronchitis, I thought I would try it. 4 did so, and it gave her immediate re lief from the first dose. .Now I sweat town, N.Z. "Having seen Chamber lain's Cough Remedy advertised as be uy Chamberlains tough itemedy." NOTICES, F. O?R SALE, a stack of prime Oaten Hay u' n Wiisruis padoca. Apply ~iaean ...
SWAN HILL HOSPITAL FETE. (From our Own Reporter.) Swan Hill, Monday. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang New Times — 28 April 1914
SWAN HILL HOSPITAL FETE. (From our Own Reporter.) Swan Hill, Monday. The Hospital fete passed off very suc cessfully. About £34 was taken at the gate. The special- tcain from Kerang was crowded. The various competi tions wene keenly contested. One of the features of the day was the schools competitions for the valuable trophy presented by Major Campbell, open to all district schools. The trophy was won by the Kerang school last year and again remains in its possession, the total points in the various contests be ing:--Kerang, 36; Boga, 27;. Swan Hill, 24. The Kerang success was due to the girls, who secured 24. out of the 36 points gained Following are the re suits for the trophies: Boys.-100yds. Foot lace: Swan Hill, 1; Kerang, 2; Boga, 3. 330yds Flag Race.-Boga, 1; Kerang, S; Swan Hill, 3. 100yds. Hurdle Race.-New Tyntynder, 1; Swan Hill, 2; Kerang, 3. 220yds. Foot Race.-New Tyntynder, 1; Boga, 2; Kerang, 3. High Jump;-New Tyntynder, 1; Swan Hill, 2; Old Tvntyder, 3.' Tug-of-Waxi-...
Death of the Rev. A. R. Edgar. USEFUL CAREER ENDED [Newspaper Article] — Kerang New Times — 28 April 1914
Death of the Rev.. A. E Edgar. USEFUL CAREER ENDED There a're few people in this State of Victoria, and certainly none wno identify themselves with the uplifting of fallen humanity, who have not heard of the splendid work which has been done by thb: Rev. -A. R. Edgar. His name has been identified with the bene fioent work of assisting the helpless and comforting the distressed for the last 20 yealis, in such a way as to make his name a household word with helped and helper alike. On Thursday last Mr Edgar breathed his last. His death has created a vacant place in the social regenerative work of the city of strong man, with a fi exdpurpose and almost boundless energy, possessed of manvellous organising u.bility and a truly sympathetic nature, is a combina tion of qualifications rarely met with in any one person. He possessed these in marked degree. Hence his success. When the Wesleyan conference dele gated hlim to open the Central Mission in Lonsdald'Street it required the heart lof ...
COMMERCIAL. KERANG PIG MARKET. Friday. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang New Times — 28 April 1914
COMMERCUL. EERAXO PIG MARKET. e .Muir & Co repo r having rtherfitly sale of pigs and at the on the above date re Only Email yardings of both fat SPigs ca?e to hand, Prime ba. mlit wit keen competition, and eaised ?are a hade in advance of market. Light weight ba S nre about the same. Ft 5 Band 20 stores. Quo b'h-, Pimne baconers, £3 5s to eightent soni, £4 3s to £4 '' 2 2i . aconers, £2 12s 6d; 1,t s. tortsh Bes stores, £1 others 12s 6d to 16s 6d. Serg cooDin which met with petti Gobbler, d to 9 to li s 2 d ; hens, 1s 7d, Walsrrad a Co rrport.. Owing fo adandn p ght yarding of pigs f sa markp, racest were about the elastno f rates. We sold u lality from 63s 6d to 72s Ltd; tre a.o. 2a ;6d porkers, . B' ton sold well at from ncnldop rt...I conducted Lbove dafPig sale at my yards on sta ofhen notwithstandin the ithe eroads caused by the On trin gee L a large yarding for p good number of stores, Ii o tgood ba.on pigs. for tndance of buyers, cV fair , with the result that Nl r pe...
THE ULSTER MUDDLE. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang New Times — 28 April 1914
THE ULSTER MUDDLE. Colonel Seely, speaking at New castle, said that Mr Bonar. Law, leader of the Opposition, was re sponsible for the present crisis in Ulster, and he was the only man who did not believe Mr Asquith, he .denounced. the Protestant Bishop of Down who had blessed the colors of the Ulstermen and he would go down in history as the arch hyprocrite of Christen dom.