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Meteorological Forecast. [Newspaper Article] — Rainbow Argus — 13 June 1914
Meteorological Forecast. The following forecast has been iseued by Mr. J. Iiareourt Giddons, M.U.S.A., for the year 1914:— June, 9 to 16—Some heavy showers June, 17 to 24—Little rain; frost June, 25 to 30—Little rain, frost July, ! to 8—Stormy, rain, cold July, 9 to 15—Little rain, frost July, 16 to 23—Fine and frosty July, 24 to 31—Cold showers August, 1 to 6—Wind, little rain August, 7 tQ 14—Little or no rain, frost Auguet, 15 to 21—Little or no rain, frost August, 22 to 28—Little or no rain, frost Aug 29 to Sept 6—Heavy rain, mild September, 6 to 13—Little rain, frost -September, 14 to 20—Stormy, rain,snow September 21 to 26—Wind, little rain Sept 27 to Oct 4—Fine and warm October, 5 to 12—Little rain October, IS to 19—Little or no rain October, 20 to 26—Fine and warm Oct 27 to Nov 3—Wind, little raid November, 4 to 11—Wind, little rain . November, 12 to 18—Wind, little rain
Public Institutions AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY [Newspaper Article] — Rainbow Argus — 13 June 1914
Public Institutions — «—. AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY The monthly meeting of the Rainbow.Agricultural Society was held at the Mechanics' Hall on Saturday, under the presidency of Mr. C. H. Perkins. ELECTION OF SECRETARY There being only one application for the position of secretary, Mr. G. R. Riby, was, on the motion of Messrs. J. H. Heinrich and G. J. Mackenzie re-elected to the posi tion. Mr. Riby made an appreci ative.reply, and remarked that he would do his utmost to promote the advancement of the society. CORRESPONDENCE From Director of Agriculture, intimating that the No. 1 Govern ment exhibit had been promised for the Shepparton Grand National show, but offering to forward t)ie No. *2 exhibit for the Rainbow show. The No. 2 exhibit had been declined. From same, intimating that an orchard demonstration would be given at Rainbow on July 9, at 3 p.m. and a lccture at 8 p.m. in the Mechanics' Hall. Thearrangc ments for the demonstration were left in the secretary's hands. From W. A. N. ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Rainbow Argus — 13 June 1914
WELSBACH THE WORLD'S BEST FOR COUNTRY LIGHTING. Air Gas Machines. Thf; Welsbacb Air Gas Ma chine is bo elm pie that a child can work it with impunity. Suitable for Lighting, Heat tug an'l Cook ing. We guar ante? satisfac tion with all our Machines, and to prove this ■we will puc a machine in for one month free of charge, and if not suit able, will remove same free of all uosc to you. Write for Catalogue. WELSBACH LIGHT COMPANY OF AUSTRALASIA LIMITED, 180 . r,O.NSP4M3. ST.. MKT ..BOURNE » ; r
MR. COOK ANSWERS QUERIES [Newspaper Article] — Rainbow Argus — 13 June 1914
MR. COOK ANSJVEfiS~QUERIES For three-quarters of an hour in the House of Representatives on Thursday morning, Mr.' Cook, Prime Minister, was kept occupied in answering a host of questions dealing with electoral arrange ments. In many instances he replied at lengh, and occasionally the answers were couched in humorous terms. Member.'- s veined to bt in high spirits, and even trite witticisms provoked loud laughter.
Still Generous. [Newspaper Article] — Rainbow Argus — 13 June 1914
Still Generous. It was her birthday, but he had r shed off to business with just the usual duty-peck at her upturned face, and she was left to worry the day through, oppressed by the thought that his once ardent love was waning. When he returned at night, wished her "many happy returns," gave her a full-size hug, and placed a tiny pac ket in her hand, she knew that she had wronged him. He was still the same generous-hearted Romeo who had wooed and won her. "And I thought you'd forgotten all, about it, Harold," she cooed, as she carefully unwrapped the package. Then a black-edged expression took a front seat on her features. "Pipe cleaners!" she gasped. "Yes, pet," he said; "I knew they'd | please you. You never did like me to use your hat-pins!" ! The "body is tuned by proper exer cise, and the mind by mirth.
The Trades Hall Council. (TO THE EDITOR OF THE RAINBOW ARGUS) [Newspaper Article] — Rainbow Argus — 13 June 1914
The Trades Hall Council. (to the editor ov this rainbow argus) Sih,—The Socialistic Speakers may Bay anything at the moment, but they, have not the faintest intention to abide liv what they say. .Mr. Fisher is re ported to have said in Horsham "That any party of men joining themselves into a union are entitled to all the benefits held out in the Act1 for prefer ence to unionists." However, in prac tice, they shove the. Independent Workers' Union away frotn all privil eges. Mr. Il.innan, M.P.. last week, when before the Prime Minister re (5000 unemployed, took objection to Mr. Packer as representative of the Liberal Workers' Union, and said ''The Trades Hall Council is the only body qualified to speak on the unemployed question." Sir, this is plain talk in regard to what is meant by "preference"; any further comment is unnecessary. How much lnnper will we stand to be fooled bv IMeher and Co.? Yours, etc., PAUL MACKENZIE. ybill, 8/6/14.
FRUIT ONCE A DAY. [Newspaper Article] — Rainbow Argus — 13 June 1914
FRUIT ONCE A DAY. Everyone ought to take a little t'ruit once a clay. The money is well spent. The maintenance of health always costs something, and l'ruit should be one item in the list. One may say that all ages are suitable for fruit diet. It is one of the pleasantest sights in all medical experience to watch a tiny baby responding to the proper treatment for ri«kets. Rickets ■is due to bad hygiene, bad food, bad air, load surroundings. In the diet for the rickety baby fruit-juice plays' a very important part. If a baby does not appear to be thriving, and yet has nothing very definite the matter, the addition of a little fruit-juice to the daily dietary will often be found very useful. A teaspoonful of orange-juice or 'grape-juice taken three or four times a day is about the right am ount. It may be varied according to the age and size of the child.
MR. WYNNE'S SUCCESSOR [Newspaper Article] — Rainbow Argus — 13 June 1914
MR. WYNNE'S SUCCESSOR - The regrettable retirement of Mr. Agar Wynne, who does not intend to seek re-election for Balaclava, will leave, a vacancy in the Cabinet. The method by which it will be tilled is already being discussed in political circles. There is very naturally a feeling that another Victorian should be offered the portfolio, in order that the repre sentation of this State may be maintained. The only other Vic torians in the Cabinet at present are Mr. W. H. Irvine and Senator McColl. One posfibilitj' is that Mr. Kelly, who is now an honorary member of the Ministry, in charge of the Home Affairs, department, may be invited to take a portfolio. Among the Victorians regarded as likely to be offered either a port folio, or an honorary position, in the. Ministry, as a result of Mr. \Vynne:s retirement, is Mr. Samp son, tiie member for Wimmerai Air. Sampson has. had a long experience of political life, and has always stood high in Parliament, lie is, moreover, a country member...
COLONIAL MUTUAL LIFE. Sound Position. Chairman Gives Figures. Profits Described. [Newspaper Article] — Rainbow Argus — 13 June 1914
COLONIAL MUTUAL LIFE. Sound Position. Chairman Gives Figures. Profits Described. Proceedings at the annual meeting of tin; Colonial Mutual Life Assurance So ciety Limited, held on Hay 27, in the offi ces of the company, 419 Collins-street, were marked by unanimity, apart froin the objections of two policy-holders, Messrs. C. A. Archer and D. J. D'Arcy. who were also two of the tive signator ies to the petition presented to Parlia ment last year. Mr. G. T. Baker, chairman ol" direc tors, in his opening remarks, alluded to the improved" position of the society since ;lie issue of the previous report, also to the r&lt;'purt of the inspectors. Messrs. Laughton and Drennan, the gen tlemen appointed by the Government to make an inspection of the society's busi ness, which, it would be remembered ilie directors applied for when their Bill was before Parliament, and when cer- I tain unsupported statements about the position of the society were current. The chairman continued: "The s...
SENATE PURSUES THE CENSURE. MOTION. STONEWALLING IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES. Melbourne, Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — Rainbow Argus — 13 June 1914
SENATE PURSUES THE CENSURE. MOTION. • 6T0NKWALLIXG IN TIT15 HOUSE OFKEV U KSKNT ATI YES, ' - Mel bourne, Wednesday. Tin; Opposition adjourned the Si'nate -until it presented the Address-in-Ueply with the censure addenda. . On reasseniblinic Labor members found fault with Ministers for not attending, alid adjourned until ni-xt day. On the House of Representatives reassembling Messrs. Hughes and McDonald stonewalled the motion to go into committee of supply.: They claimed that (lie House ha I n right to got- the . exact words »>f the communications between the, Government and tho Governor General. Mr. Irvine ridiculed Mr. Hughes' exposition of the law, and said that everything required under the Act had been done." The debate was adjourned, and the House adjourned at 10.10 until next daj-. •
PIONEERS OF EMPIRE. Adventures Among Cannibals. [Newspaper Article] — Rainbow Argus — 13 June 1914
PIONEERS OF EMPIRE. Adventures Among Cannibals. "Of the many gallant men," the late Lord Shaf-es'bury once said, "who have done heroes' work as Scouts of Empire, I know none who bore n braver heart through more perils than .Tames Chalmers, who was the pioneer ami virtual founder of British New Guinea." H ever a man was born for adven ture it was surely this non of an Aber deen stone-mason, who was cradled one August day in 1841, in an obscure fishing village on Loch Fyne; and who seems to have imbibed a passion for roaming with the first breaths of sea-air he drew. Before he had entered his teens, James Chalmers had made a local hero of himself by saving two lives at great risk to his own, and was known as the most fearless lad in the district. It was an unkind fate that condemned him for a few years to a stool in solicitor's ofiice at lnver ary; and it was a glad day when em ancipation came; after three years' training, he was sent away to the far South Seas as missionary to Rara t...
CHAPTER II. The Old, Old Trysting Tree. [Newspaper Article] — Rainbow Argus — 13 June 1914
CHAPTER II. The Old, Old Trystlng Tree. Old Neil Galbraith had fallen on sleep, listening to the crooning song of his wife, Jean. It seemed as if, at the last moment, the storm fiend had relented, and had kissed the -lips-' into a smile. But for Jean Galbraith it was the beginning of a long dark ness that would never lift till the world's Saturday night of toil should usher in the Sabbath morning o! e'ternal rest. But she had her two boys left, An gus and liric, and after the funeral they comforted her, saying with sobs "Dinna greet, mother, you've us twa left." Angus, the elder, was a big raw lad of fifteen when it happened — i lad of bone and muscle, thew and sin ew. He had no aptitude for books, but already he could manage thf* great herring boat almost as well as his father. He was quiet, slow, phleg matic, and there was an underlaying strain of sadness in his nature which sat' ill on shoulders so young. With the other boys he was no favorite, and they allowed him to wander alon...
AT WERRAP [Newspaper Article] — Rainbow Argus — 13 June 1914
AT Wr.Kl'AL' mm 1914 January - o.no 0.20 February - j.w o r,i -March - 1.48" 0.35 April - - 0.4:2 1.10 -May - - - 1.1!) 0.04 Jtiric - "- o.n July - - O.'.K) A ugust - o.tfil Stt|)t«'nibcr - 3.11 October - 2.S7 Nfivoirilipr ' - 0.51 Uweniber - 0.7.-5 Total - - lUO'lJ
A BROTHER'S LOVE Published by arrangement with Cassell & Co. All Rights Reserved. CHAPTER I. The Storm Fiend. [Newspaper Article] — Rainbow Argus — 13 June 1914
A BROTHER'S LOVE By GRAHAM BROWN, Author of "Tlie Soul of Lucille," "The League of the Sacred Scarab." etc. Published by arrangement with Gassell & Co. All Rights Reserved. CHAPTER I. The Storm Fiend. The skipper of the "Guide Me" sat at his wheel peering through the thick smur of blinding snow. Tlia howling tempest hid all sight of land, and no fog-siren, however lusty, could be heard amid the crash and roar of the elements. Yet in truth, old Neil Ualbraith, skipper and owner of this stout "zulu" fishing boat, was many leagues from friendly harbor, tossing and heaving and scudding along in the welter of the raging North Sea, stirred to fury by the winds in their fierce sweep across from Norway's crags and uplands. Huge waves, green and angry, de luged the little boat as she bored her nose into every mountain wall of water, and, to save himself, the old man at the wheel had lashed him self to his seat with many cords. One of the crew of seven had already been washed overboar...
AT ALBACUTYA [Newspaper Article] — Rainbow Argus — 13 June 1914
. - AT ALUAGUTVA 1013 1014 .January - 0.00 ' 0.4:? I'Vbruyry - 1.27 i ,:;5 March - - 1.50 0 44 Ai-ril - - 0 55 1.58 May - ' - - l.'iS u r.o - 0 05 .l:ilv - - ll.Sf> A ujinst - 0 Ort Soiitombor - 2.4S October - ] .07 November - 0.51 December - 0.75 Tol«l - 11..57
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Rainbow Argus — 13 June 1914
For bron*lii>tl r.oufrlis, tnko Woods' Great I'eppermint Cure, 1/6 In thanking the residents of Rainbow and district for their liberal support during the past season, A. G. Strauss begs to announce that he will be opening* the winter stocks of new season's goods on or about the 1st March. Very great care has been taken in selecting this season's f oods, and a very tip-top and up-to-date selection has een made. During the next fortnight goods are to arrive direct from the manufacturers in Manchester. This season we have bought direct from England so we are now in the position of being able to give our clients the latest and most fashionable goods at the lowest possible cost. We have saved the middleman's profit and can there fore give it to you. * Just to hand—New Season's book of Suitings. All the latest shades in up-to-date Tweeds, Cloths, Vestings and Trouserings. Call and inspect our book. Also note our prices before placing your order. Fit and style guaranteed. A Home away fr...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Rainbow Argus — 13 June 1914
YOUNG BROTHERS Auctioneers, Stock and Station Agents. t HEAD OFFICES, Horsham, Ntiill & Hamilton BRANCHES, Rainbow, Casterton, Terang, Murtoa, Minyip, Warracknabeal, Beulah, Rupanyup, Dimboola, Goroke.Aiarat. Natimuk, Donald, Jeparit &lt;fc Kaniva! AGENCIES Strathdownie, Lake Bolac, Banyena, Peusliurst, Balmoral, Hopetoun. Auction and Clearing Sales conducted in any part of the State and South Australia. LAND SALES A SPECIALTY. Trucking arrangements Made lor Fat Stock Going to Ballarat and Melbourne Markets. Unlimited Amounts of Trust Money to Lend at Ruling Rates. J AGENTS FOR Dennys, Lascelles, Austin & Co., Wool B'rokcrs, Geelong and Me.oonrne \nd huainess arranged with all the leading firms ot' Auctioneers 111 N.S.W. and S.A. Sheep and Cattle Trucks secured for Ballara.t and Melbourne Markets, and trucking superintended, if re quired. The National Mutual Life Association of Australia, Limited. The North British and Mercantile Fire Insurance Company, The A...
COURSING [Newspaper Article] — Rainbow Argus — 13 June 1914
COU USING The Xhill Champion Stakes of £30 and gold medal first, £10 second, and £5 third, which was decided on Monday, resulted as follows: -Farmer Bros', bk and w b Industry (Kelvin Yett—Village Maid) heat T. Pinkerton's w and f d Highland Mao (Golden Latch—Flash light ill) and won the stake. Nash's Queen of Jeffcott third. The local dog3 Black Peter and Stick Up failed to score any prize money. The Dimhooia club held a meeting on Wednesday. ResultsThe June Stakes of £19 first, runner tip £6 10s, two dogs at £2 each :A. V. Pleass* r d Sandy Mac (L.S.D.—Brown Betty) lirst; T. Pinker ton's f and w b Othalia (Carbine Booth —Asalia), second; A. Fry's bk b Black wood Lass (Blackwood Lad—Jean Lumpkin) and S. Stephens' f b Gold Thread (Iihnbarb—Winsome Lass"1, divided third money. The Puppy Stakes of £19 firsf, runner-up £610s, and two puppies at £2 each:T. Feery'a bk and w b Creswick Lass (Roundelay —Rent Roll), first; R. II. Bell's bk 1> Playful Yet (Kelvin Yett—Gamboi),. second; W....