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The Totalisator. MESSRS FARTHING AND OMAN'S BILL. [Newspaper Article] — Grenville Standard — 4 December 1915
MESSIiS FARTHING AND OMAN'S BILL. The Totaiisator Bill introduced in the Legislative Assembly by Mr Farthing and Mr Oman has been circulated. It provides that the totaiisator on approved racecources is to be excluded from the gaming lawsl It is not to be used on any racecourse for more than four days at any one race meeting. It can only be u§hd where the slakes offered for horse rucine. pony racing, or trotting are of the amount prescribed by regulations under the Act. A Totaiisator Commissioner is to be appointed to adminster the Act. Ali ap pointments are to be made from the Pub lic Service or from superannuated officers. In order to accommodate big bettors the Com missioner is to be empowered to receive in advance deposits of money either in cash or by approved ctieque in amounts of not less than £100 each, and to issue for them totai isator cheques which wi.U^be received and honored at the totaiisator f'eceiving windows and town offict-s, but would not otherwise be legal tender....
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Grenville Standard — 4 December 1915
SPEAKS OF THE WORTH OF s So HI his friends scarcely knew him and ho went to the Melbourne Hospital, A friend recommended Clements Tonic, and that saved him This letter has been recorded became of its great ernestness, and the Way the writer,. Mr. Holliday, expresses his sufferings and recovery. It shows what Clements Tonic can do. Mr. Holliday writes from his business address, 113 Madeline Street (Bakers Patent Peel Factory), Carlton, Melbourne, 19/5/11, CLEMENTS TONIC LTD., " I am glad to tell yon what Clements Tonic did for me. A year ago I was so ill from bad liver and nervousness. I blamed overwork, and a rush of orders. To keep emtomers supplied I worked day and night, with the result I got so ill I . could take so part in the business except supervise. To give an idea how ill and changed I was, people who had not seen me for months would pass and not know qs. I was for fi7c mouths like this, gradually getting worse. Good advice and medicine did me no good. I decided to go to M...
PIGGOREET. [Newspaper Article] — Grenville Standard — 4 December 1915
A meeting was held in the Piggoreet school on Friday night of last week, for the purpose of forming an Old Boys and Girls' Association. Mr Jos. Jones pre sided. Several matters connected with the reunion were discussed, and it was decided to hold another meeting at an early date, when a date for holding the reunion will be decidcd upon and the officers will be appointed. A large at tendance of old scholars is expected. The history of the school dates back to to the early raining days when the old school, situated on Sugar Loaf Hill, was attended by some 250 scholars, Mr Cle berga was then in charge. The new school is attended by 30 scholars and Mr Gk Thomas is in chargo.,
Call to the Colors! RECRUITS WANTED. [Newspaper Article] — Grenville Standard — 4 December 1915
RECRUITS WANTED. Victoria requires an average of 80 re cruits daily to reinforce Victorians at the front. Minimum height... 5 feet 2 inches Age ... . ... 18 to 45 years Chest measurement (fully expanded). ... 33 inches Persons desiring to enlist should, if in the metropolitan area, apply at the recruiting depot at military headquart ers, and if in other localities at the near est town hall, shire hall, drill hall, or re cruiting depot,: where arrangements.will be made for medical examination. Free railway tickets to the metropolis will be. granted after medical examina tion. ; Rates of Pay per Day. ^ • After Embarkation • . „ Before (including* ;■ ..... Embarkation, deferred pay). Lieutenant ... 18s 6d 21s Sergeant •• 10s • 10s 6d Corporal" ... 9s 10s Private .. v. 5s. ' 6s , &lt; Separation. Allowance. Separation allowance will be paid to married men who are receiving less than 8s per day, but such allowance will not exceed the amount, necessary to make up the difference be...
Linton Horticultural Society. SPRING SHOW. [Newspaper Article] — Grenville Standard — 4 December 1915
I , « | SPRING SHOW. The annual Spring Show of the above society was held in the Parish Hall on Thursday evening, and con tinued on Friday evening. Whilst the number of entries might have been larger, the quality came fully up to. ex pectationi,the display of flowers being particularly fiue, especially in the sweet - pea section. * The vegetable's exhibited' were also of excellent quality. Some very fine examples of art needlework, etc., were much admired '; in fapt, good ! work was. put in as regards every class 'j ; of exhibits. The attendance was very! good, and judging by the number of visi tors, the-Australian Sick and Wounded Soldiers*Fund, to which the proceeds are to be devoted, should profit sub stantially, Mr W, Todd carried out the secretarial duties, and Mr R. Cor nish was 'manager. The following ex hibits were highly commended by the judges :—"Dish broad /beans, Mr EL Ball; exhibit of green peas,. Dr. Vise v ladies' dress.sprays, Mrs Stewart; fancy worik exhibit, Mrs O'...
CYCLING & MOTORING. [Newspaper Article] — Grenville Standard — 4 December 1915
CYCLING & MOTORING. The New South Wales cyclist, R. M'Namara, who is racing in America, recently established a new 25 miles world's competition record, by negotiating that distance on tne Newark track in 58 mins. 38 2-5 sees. The previous figure stood to the credit of Frank Kramer (America) at 54 mins. 18 sees. A. Goulett, another Australian, also pat up another world's record at the same meeting, riding 20 miles in 42 mins. 56 1-5 sees. This was also recorded in competition. Frank Kramer, the American " Speed King," has again carried o2 the Ameri can circuit championship. This is the fifteenth consecutive occasion on which Kramer has won the coveted Bine Riband of tho track. A. Goullet, the Australian, was a close second ; in fact, he gave Kramer the hardest struggle ho has yet had, to retain the championship. Kramer, who will be 35 years of age this month, now talks of retiring from rac ing. Now that the Americans are turning their attention seriously to the light weight m...
Second Issue of Common-Wealth War Loan. £10,000,000 ASKED FOR. [Newspaper Article] — Grenville Standard — 4 December 1915
£10,000,000 ASKED FOR. The prospectus of the second issue of the Commonwealth War Loan has now been is sued, and the particulars appear in our ad vertising columns to-day. It will be seen that the terms of the Loan are again liberal, being practically identical with the last issue, and giving tbe same advantages ia respect of freedom from State Stamp Duty and State and Commonwealth Income Tax, and will also be accepted at par in pay ment of Probate and Succession duty due to the Commonwealth, Australia has been asked by the Mother Country to finance herself as far as possible ia providing the sinews of war for equipping and sending our soldiers to the front, and it is the bounden duty of all who have funds at their disposaf, or can make funds available, to subscribe to the Loan to the utmost ex tent of their' capacity, and by this means assist the Empire in prosecuting the war to a successful termination. Tbe terms of the Loan giv8 the comparitively poor maa exactly the same proport...
Grenvilleshire Council. THURSDAY, 2ND DEO., 1915. [Newspaper Article] — Grenville Standard — 4 December 1915
Council. , ©— Thursday, 2nd Deo., 1915. present — Cra Wallis (president), Rowe, Clarke, Poynton, Uunn, Blake ley, Reitze, Elder, M'Oarthy, Statton, Prentice, M'Menamin, Edgar, Aisbett, and Harridge.. Apologies were received from Crs Kennedy and Elder, CORRESPONDENCE. From Seoretary for Lands, asking for the council's consent to the closing of a road in the Parish of Argyle.—Referred to Engineer. From same, notifying that the reserva tion of 29 6-10 perches of land at Ber ringa as a site for Mechanics' Institute has been gazetted.—Received. From same, stating that the council's application for a grant of £10 for the Smythesdale public gardens will be con sidered.—Received From Public Health Department, for warding information in regard to cerebro spinal meningitis.—Received. From same, forwarding ballot paper for the election of one Representative member on the Board of Health for the Western Shires Group.—Received ; Council had already decided to vote for CrAustin. From Country Road...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Grenville Standard — 4 December 1915
BUSINESS PEOPLE— If you want PRINTING that looks we), meets your requirements, and brings ia business, send to the " Standard " Office Quotations on application. WASTE PAPER FOR SALE ; good clean lots, 12 lbs for 3d. Also cheap WHITE PAPER, suitable for butcheia' age. Standard Office. Linton,
SAVE! SAVE! SAVE! War Finance in a Nutshell. [Newspaper Article] — Grenville Standard — 4 December 1915
SAVE! SAVE! SAVE! War Finance in a Nutshell. The present situation of war fi nance has been put very clearly by a writer in the London "Globe." We want over 1000 millions a year for the war, and it is estimated that the nation's total income is about 2400 millions a year. How is it to be done? Perhaps the simplest way of showing the situation is to represent the nation as an individual, and say Mr. Brown, with an income of £240 a year, has to pay certain debts at the rate of £100 a year. It is true that he might borrow money from other people or use bis savings or draw on any money be may happen to have lying in tbe bank. If he does so, he will be so much, tbe poorer at the end of tbe time than he was at the beginning. If he sells bis investments be will no longer get interest on them; if be borrows from other people, he will have to pay interest on tbe sum lent to him, and eventually will have to repay tbe new money be has borrow ed; if he uses his idle money, his loose cash will d...
WOOL AND WAR. POSITION OF AUSTRALIA. CLOTHING THE WORLD'S ARMIES. £20,000,000 [?] SIGHT. [Newspaper Article] — Grenville Standard — 4 December 1915
WOOL AND WAR. POSITION OF AUSTRALIA. CLOTHING THE WORLD'S ARMIES. £20,000,000 tlJ SIGHT. Never since 1827, when Captain J. Macarthur's clip toppea the market in London and cold &&lt;: 16/4 per lb., has Australian woof shown such a soaring tendency to high prices as it does to-day. Thosw were the days when Australia's wool clip was repre sented by a thousand bales—a total which any ordinary wool buyer on our exchanges would think nothing of grabbing at a single sitting. To day the Australasian clip is normal seasons totals 2,527)463 bales, a net weight of £>26,924,667 lb. This was the 1013-11 clip, and of this 1,968.578 bales, or 639,769,5161b., was sold in Australasian markets, the value being £26,079,536, an average of £13 4/11 per bale. Normal conditions, either In the market or the clip, have not pre vailed during the past two seasons. Drought has played havoc with flocks, and, except in highly favored locali ties, has reduced the quality of the wool. It is est...
LONG MILITARY MARCHES. With "Bobs" from Kabul to Kandahar. [Newspaper Article] — Grenville Standard — 4 December 1915
LONG MILITARY MARCHES. With ".Bobs" from Kabul to Kandahar. To the pluck, perseverance and ten acity of the troops which made the forced marches which enabled him to completely surprise the Germans, who had not anticipated such rapid move ments, General Botha owed much of his success in South Africa. Some idea of the wonderful endurance of the sol diers may he gathered from the order of thanks issued by General Beves to the 1st Infantry Brigade, in which he stated that the Brigade covered 245 miles practically without a break, the last eighty mile3 being .accomplished in four days, with a final burst of 45 miles in thirty-six hours. This feat must be regarded as phe nomenal, when the fact is taken into consideration that water was difficult to obtain, and that the difficulties of transport made it necessary for the men to receive half, and for six days quarter, rations. A recent exploit of Indian troops will stand out as one of the most re markable incidents of the war. It ap pears ...
She Snapped. [Newspaper Article] — Grenville Standard — 4 December 1915
She Snapped. I courted once a girl who on photo graphy was mad, And taking snap-shots was her re creation; She would roam about the land, with a cfamera in hand, And an accident would cause much jubilation. She was great at homely scenes, such as "father picking beans," Or "mother sitting in the garden dozing," But she caused me much dismay when she named the happy day, By "taking" me while on my knees proposing.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Grenville Standard — 4 December 1915
Indian '© MEW 1915 MODELS. 4-h.p. Single-cylinder Models, spring frame, free engine £§§ 31 h.p. Twins - - - - £61 7-h.p. Twins - - - - £68 Nine Prominent Improvements m 1915 Models. Write to-day for Illustrated Catalog, for warded post free. MASSEY BICYCLE DEP Sole District Kgerat, 128 Sturt St., Ballarat Tel. 505. Opp. Post Office. Perfect Bridal Portraits No Weddins nowadays is considered complete without the Bridal Portrait, n«d no Bridal Portrait is considered satisfactory unless it bears the name of RICHARDS & CO. This name is a guarantee that your Bridal Portrait will possess all the qualities that go to make a perfect picture; The latest style in wedding portraiture is the beautiful new Royal Panel introduced by Richards & Co.—size, 10 x 8. Bridal Veils, Bouquets, Wreaths. Buttonholes, &c., the latest styleB kept at the studio. PORTRAITS OF SOLDIERS Let us make yon a beautiful permanent enlargement of your Soldier Son or Brother ; we guarantee satisfac...
THE Grenville Standard. PUBLISHED EVERY SATURDAY. Printed and published by LIONEL SPARROW, sole Proprietor, at the office of the "Grenville Standard" newspaper, [?]lyde street, Linton, in the State of Victoria. Registered at the General Post Office, Melbourne, for transmission as a newspaper. SATURDAY, DEC. 4, 1915. [Newspaper Article] — Grenville Standard — 4 December 1915
PUBLISHED EVERY SATURDAY.. Printed and published by LIONEL SPARROW, sole Proprietor, at the office of the "Grenville Standard" i newspaper, Clyde street, Liaton, in the State of "Victoria. Registered at the General Post Office, Melbourne, for transmission as a newspaper. SATURDAY, DEC. 4, 1915. So-called State enterprises are usually striking examples of anything but-enter prise. Secure in the possession of a valuable monopoly—such, for instance,' as the railways or the post office—Gov ernment management is apt to drift aim lessly, allowing the business, as far as possible, to manage itself. The difference between a State enterprise and a State monopoly is readily seen by comparing the State Insurance Office with any other Government department. The In surance 'Office was established to do; business under the Workers' Compensa tion Act. It is run by a-Commissioner and a staff, practically all of whom have been trained in the world of business i side Government departments. They, hav...
WOMAN'S WORLD. DO WOMEN DRESS TO PLEASE THE MEN? [Newspaper Article] — Grenville Standard — 4 December 1915
WOMAN'S WORLD. DO WOMEN DRESS TO PLEASE THE MEN? Strong-minded women often de clare they don't, and individually they may be right in their statement; but there is no doubt that the majority of women do dress for men, and, moreover, are right in doing so. Take the case of the young girl with a lover. What is more natural than that she should wish in every way in her power to make . herself pleasant in his eyes? She knows that he rejoices in her charms, and very rightly she gives him the oppor tunity to rejoice as much as possible. Very soon she finds out what is his favorite flower, and what color gown appears most to please him, and, hav ing made certain of these points, she takes care that her dress shall be such as he will admire. Have you never heard a girl say proudly: "I wear blue because it is Charlie's favorite color," or "I have put back my fringe because he did not like it?". Her aim and object is to meet with his approval. After marriage, the same thing goes on, for not o...
CHAPTER III. Trouble. [Newspaper Article] — Grenville Standard — 4 December 1915
CHAPTER III. Trouble. If Miss Trevor thought that Hec tor was the kind of opponent to al low her to win the first move in the game, she was very much mistaken. As it happened, the young man knew where Mrs. Parker lodged in Soutn Kensington, and left Card-crescent ; with the intention of going at once to see her daughter. Hilda's mother approved of the solicitor, who had been introduced to her by Dr. War ton in connection with some legal business, which he had carried through successfully. Also Mrs. Parker knew that Hector was a rising man with an excellent charac ter, and very much desired that he should become her son-in-law. Hilda, however, thought otherwise, as the airs and graces of Jade fascinated her to the exclusion of Rayburn's much more sterling qualities. The anxious lover knew this, and knew also that Mrs. Parker favored him. So now that Colin had behaved so badly he drove straight to South Kensington in a. taxi to see if Hilda would look upon him kindly. She could scarce...