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War Items. [Newspaper Article] — Hopetoun Courier and Mallee Pioneer — 19 March 1915
War. Items. ■0 The German protected cruiser Dresden, sister ship to tho Etnden, has bi:on sunk by British warships off tho Chilian const. Branding by the sinking vessel the British war ships saved the ollicers and crew of 3G1. « » « Tho latest roports aro that the Allies aro gaining further successes in France, und also along the eastern frontier. Lord Kitchener in a speech in the Hotuo oi lairds on Monday, takes an optimistic view of tho situation. General Oba, representing thn' Japanese aruiy on the staff of the Russian Commauder-in Chief, has stated in an interview that ho is convinced that,tho German efforts passed their culminating point in Fiold-Maashal von iiindenlmr^'a oporationa on the Wart ha River front, in South-west Poland, in Dr ceniber. Since then they have boon on the wane. Though partial successes wero always possible, he was convincoil that when the Rus rian aggressive began tho enemy would be swept away. IL' antici pates that peace will be concluded within six mon...
CLOSE SEASONS. The following are the close sea ons for game of various kinds:— [Newspaper Article] — Hopetoun Courier and Mallee Pioneer — 19 March 1915
CLOSE'-SEASONS. The following are tne close sen ons for ''time 'of various kinds :— Tho whole year—Kangaroo, emu, curlew, mallee hens.' egret or while cranes, llycatcliers, fantails, mopoke, ibis, laughing-jackass, larky, lyre birds, magpie, owls, English phea sants, wrens, robins, stone plover, warblers, etc. The value of these birds is set down at Wild duck, any sivci^s—1st July to 11th Feb., ineWuivi-. Plover—1st Aug. to 20th Dec. Quail—lbt Aug, to IJ.1I1 .March, in clusive. Bronze pigeon The wholo year. Oppos::n!Rs are now protected all th&lt;> year round. Wild gee.se (all kinds) —1st Aug to 33-si January. Black swan—I-lth June to 20th Dec.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Hopetoun Courier and Mallee Pioneer — 19 March 1915
COMMERCIAL HOTEL, HOPKTOUN. M..S5. Bfowb, PUoraiE'ruKss *% •. &lt;«$. to-trio pioYioue Ligti standard. Tli« Cuisine is excollont, and only the best, brands of drink are sold. Gooi accommodation for boarders at reasonable rates. Commorciftl Travellers' House. Sata Room. • Good Stabling. , Attontivo Groom PHIL RYAN'S CosaaBKOErweaSSIa Hotel, RAINBOW, CJf Only tho very Best Urnnds of Wines, Spirits and Liquors kept. Celebrated Stawell Ale on Draught. First-Class Tafate. „ A1 Accommodation for Boarders. Horses and Traps on Hire. , This spacious Hotel being situated | within a stonblhrow of the liuilway Station, makes it very convenient for the ^ravelling public. Absolutely tho most capacious and beat | Yard and Stable in the town. &lt;iSjVVS IS4JTE2., A t:STIN STHEET, UOPETOVH. S. FrasasilSn,: Proprietress. A home bwrj from home. Tin Lua-ling HofeTin tne District', Excellent accommodation in evory ro spect. Only wincf and spiritR of tho best brands | in stock. Commercial...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Hopetoun Courier and Mallee Pioneer — 19 March 1915
^ J?!!!?!! G eneral Merchants, 8s St., Hopetoun Have on hand full Stocks of Drapery, Clothing, Boots and Shoos, Groceries, Provisions, Ironmongery, etc., Which they sell at Lowest Prices for CASH or on TERMS. A complete list of Samples for Men's and Boys' Clothing made to measure. Fit and Stylo guaranteed. CIVILITY & ATTENTION. Orders will be appreciated from Old and New Customers. YOU' DRINK HOPETOUN BLEND TEA. 1st.—Yon get good Tea. h'nmAts —^r°u arc Satisfied. 3rd.—We are pleased. THIS IS TRUE cv rwaet Things, and it is emphatically true of our Groceries. Tlie best goes »Furthest BEST BRANDS OIn'I-Y KiajT. Drapery, i Eemember Bool?' lhe VALUES are die HIGHEST, Shoes. and the PRICES tho LOWEST. We have opened up our 5JS15J25T CfJa'HmUS, — with Latest Citv Fashions. See our Millinery. 3 ^ No need for City Travellers. — samples for Summer Wear, convince you. Price all right. Call and see our — Ouc Trial will Fit Guaranteed. iroiiF.iom^ci'y, Crockery, etc., 0f equal Value Vv'...
WHEAT READY RECKONER. Every farmer should paste this table of weights in his pocket book: [Newspaper Article] — Hopetoun Courier and Mallee Pioneer — 19 March 1915
win-;at ready reckoner. Every farmer should paste this table of weights in his pucla-t book: Qra. lbs. 1 quul 28 o ii ,r)'' a 81 i „ 112 Cwt. bl. lb 1 equal 1 :~>2 o » 3 11 5 „ 5 30 4 „ 7 28 5 „ 9 20 G n 12 7 „ 115 4 8 „ 11 oU 9 . 10 48 10 „ 18 -10 11 ■ „ 20 32 12 „ 22 24 13 „ 21 10 li 26 5 Cwt bl. lb If)equal tiS n; „ 29 ;>2 17 „ :u -11 IS „ ;j:-i :)o ID Ot) *28 Tons bl. 11) 1 eq i;il :57 20 2 , 71 -10 3 , 112 4 , 149 20 5 , 180 40 6 , 221 7 , 261 20 8 , 290 40 9 , 336 10 , 373 20 11 , -110 40 12 , 448 Id , 435
CORRESPONDENCE. FOOTBALL MATTERS. (TO THE EDITOR OF THE COURIER). [Newspaper Article] — Hopetoun Courier and Mallee Pioneer — 19 March 1915
CORRESPONDENCE. FOOTBALL MATTERS. (to thb editor or rne cockier). Sir,—The Hopotoun Football Club havo done mo tlio honor of appointing mo Honorary Secretary pro. torn. On Saturday, 27th March, at Griffin's Hotul in to bo hold the annual couoral moetinx when tho balance shoot for tho paKt year is to bo discussud and tho future arrange ments decided upon. Might I make a apodal appeal through your columus, and ask that thoso pooplo who have tho in terests of tho gituo at heart and those of the club itself bo prosont. Thoro is a lcthargic feeling .aiunmjst tho youngor section of Hopotoun with regard to foot bull that does not augur well for tho future of tho Club or tho gamo. Unless theso young follows rocoeniso that help is urgently needed and attend tho moot ing, thero "will be no Hopotoun Football Club. 1 cannot impress this too forcibly oithor on tho towns people or thoso living in tho surrounding district. Apparently thoro are many paper sports who require to be spoon fed, but hav...
Recruiting. PUBLIC MEETING AT HOPETOUN. [Newspaper Article] — Hopetoun Courier and Mallee Pioneer — 19 March 1915
Recruiting. PUBLIC MEETING AT IlOPETOtj.V, A splendidly attoi)ded Catherine of ladies :iud - noiitlotiion assembled at the Mechanics' Mall, Hopotoun, oil Monday evening last to hoar an address by Mr. A. M. Tuylor, Chief Presidont of tho A N.A., Victoria, 0:1 tho subject of " lto cruiting." Thu president of the local branch (Mr. A. Tj Bussau) occupied thu chair, and in a brief, but oloquont audreaa, opened tbc meeting. Tho following programme was ren dered :—Overturo, " Marseillaise," Miss Whitehead ; dance,. .Sheantruis, Misses Casey ami A. Ackland ; duot, " Whis per and I shall hear," Miss It. Jenkins | mid Mr. A. 13, Mair ; sword dance, Miss N. Tun-ill j sons, Tho British Lion." Mr. F. Hiss ; Highland Kline," Miss A. Ackland; som?,'Thu King's Fifteon," Mr. A. E. Mair. Each item was woll ro coived. Mr. Taylor then gavo a very interest ing address. Ho impressod upon his bearers that in a time o£ such gravo national importance, all classes of tho community, uiou and women alike, shou...
CHURCH SERVICES. The following are the services for Sunday next:— [Newspaper Article] — Hopetoun Courier and Mallee Pioneer — 19 March 1915
CHURCH SERVICES. The following are tho services for Sunday next:— Church of England— Boulah II, Rosobery 2.30, Goyura 4, Hopetoun Rev. E. C, Fleischer. Bapti-st.— Hopetonn 3.30, IIopo -oun West 7.30, Rev. Chapman Harris. Methodist.— Hopo.totm 11, Mr. Webster, 7.30, Rev. Hobbs ; Rose kery U, Rev. Hobbs, 7.30, Mr. Dor ivmn ; Hopetoun East 3, Rev. Hobbs; Glenore 3, Mr. Webater, |
Independent Order of Rechabites. [Newspaper Article] — Hopetoun Courier and Mallee Pioneer — 19 March 1915
Independent Order of Rech abites. • The fifty-fourth annual meeting the Victoria District lndepeudent •Order of Recbabites was held at ■ "Warrnambool, last week. Bro. S. "J. Wobster represented the Hopo tonn Tent. The annual report showed the membership in Victoria to lie:— Benefit, IS,502 ; honorary, 7311 ; junior, 8,334; total, 34,177. The total funds or tho order are £349,100 lis lOd. Tho sick pay —'for the -year amounted to £l8,0.r>6 . ' 14s* 5d, and £19,423 12s Id was paid ! for medical attendance and medi I cine. Ten adult tents and 21 junior • tonts wore opened during the year. Referring to the order's temper anoe work, tho report snid: — • The order' has endeavoured to .. partly meet tho demand for litera ture for temperance workers, es pecially of the kind calculated to as sist in preparation for tho local option period. In conjunction with the Melbourne Total Abstinenco So ' ciety, " Why Dry ?" was published as a cheap no-license hand-book. It is believed to be the bigg...
The Starving Belgians. "HOPETOUN COURIER" FUND. [Newspaper Article] — Hopetoun Courier and Mallee Pioneer — 19 March 1915
The Starving Belgians. "HOPETOUN COURIER" FOND. £ s d Amount previously aclc nosvledged 15 0 Soldier's mother (first inouthly instalment) 0 4 0 Total £19 0 The following amounts have been received by Mr. P. F. Ewera for the woelc Gliding March 13th :— £ a d Previously acknowledged 2 15 0 Subscriptions — Ilopetoun 2 11 3 Goynra 0 17 9 Donations— Dr. Gregg 110 Mr. T. M'Uarty 10 0 Mr. Cook 0 10 0 Mrs. Griffin 0 '5 0 Mr. Lodgar 0 5 0 Children of Mr. Piper 0 5 0 41 Sympathizer " 0 5 0 Mr". K. May 0 6 2 14 Friend " 0 2 6 Mr. L. Wdnert 0 2 6 Smaller amounts 0 5 6 Money Boxes— Air. Brymer (2nd box) 1 3 7-^ State School, Hop6toun 0 4 6 Total £11 16 Ij, Mr. Ewers, lion, secretary of the abovo fund writes;—The com mittee will bo pleased to receive donations. It is hoped, however, that all who possibly can will be come regular subscribers and will sot aside for the fund a small coin weekly. This will bo called for if desired. There are already about 50 regular weekly subscribers to the fund in ...
Dispute about a Poley Cow. [Newspaper Article] — Hopetoun Courier and Mallee Pioneer — 19 March 1915
Dispute about a Poley Cow. The tiino of the local court on Tuesday was occupied for several hours in deciding one case. 11. II. Gross sued A. G. Talbot for illegally detaining one black poloy ^ cow, 4^ yearslold, of; the value of £7. The Bench was occupied by Mr. W. G. Smith, KM., ami Messrs. M'.Uulliu I and Turriff. J.'sP. [ Mr. N. AV. Barratt appeared for the plaintiff, and Mr. T. J. Ilogan, o£ Dimboola, for the defendant. Mr Barratt said that the facts of the c:iso were that Mr. Talbot soma four years a^gave a heitei ca»£ to Mrs. Cross (liar husband being in Mr. Talbot'semploy). In the course of time this animal had a calf and Mrs. Cross milked her for some 15 or i.S months. Sho subsequently "avo the cow to her husband. _ When I ho latter had a dispute with Mr. Talbot recently over wages, Mr. Talbot took possession of the cow, which ho now had. ■Robert Henry Cross gave evidence that ho worked for Talbot for about five yearn, and resided in a house of his. * The cow in question wa...
Hopetoun Rifle Club. [Newspaper Article] — Hopetoun Courier and Mallee Pioneer — 19 March 1915
Hopetoun Rifle Club. A general meeting of the above club was hold at the Commercial Hotel on Monday evening last when there wero present Captain Tep. per (in the chair). Messrs. E. Mair, Gibbs, Brennan, Brown, T. Whit* Hiibber, S. Griffin, A. Franklin' Water?, Glare, Ackkmd, W. Whits, Turriff, Farrell, Dixon and Boothey,' 1 lis idirmtea of tho previous meeting were confirmed on th« motion of Messrs. Franklin and W. White. Amount the Rorrospondonco wji a letter from Rankine and DobbU>, offering io s&lt;-U books on ride shoot ing written by P. Further, at la Id each. Tho V.R.A. wrote slating that au effort was being made to establish a rifle corps to be placed at tho dis posal of the Defence Department composed of men from liifio Clnbf. It was requested that ail willing to enlist should do w ai once, tha following qualifications being necessary :— Between J'J uml •]"> years of age, medically lit, and gno>l rifle shots. [At the close of the meeting S. Griffin and \V. W...
Victorian Wheat Stocks. DEFICIENCY—3,000,000 BUSHELS. [Newspaper Article] — Hopetoun Courier and Mallee Pioneer — 19 March 1915
Victorian Wheat Stocks. DEFICIENCY—3,000,000 BUSHELS. At ita mooting yesterday week the Price of Goods Board had be fore ita return from the Government statist (Mr. Laughton), showing quantities of wheat held in" Victoria on February 25, as ascertained through information supplied at the request of the board. In a state ment made at the conclusion of the meeting, Mr. Adamson, the chair man of the board, said that the totals in the return were as follows : — Farmers' accounts, 1,21.5,843 bushels; held by merchants (and this included wheat for seed bought by the Ministry, and still in the hands of merchants), 828,090 bushels; millers, 671,138 bushels ; others, in cluding linkers, 3,903 bushels ; n total of 2.7-10,039 bushels. The to;ai Quantity of flour in hand was 23,256 tons, equal in bushels of whe;it to 1,262,800. Adding that to the former total, the wheat in hand, including that represented in tho form of II >nr, was -1.01I,S39 bushels. According to Mr. Lautrhton, how ever, ad...
Geelong Wool Sales. [Newspaper Article] — Hopetoun Courier and Mallee Pioneer — 19 March 1915
Geelong Wool Sales. Messrs. Dennya, Luscelles,. Limi ted, report under data March 12ih: —"" The tliirfeentb. sale of the sea son-was held in. Goolong to-day, vlietl. 5,326 bales were submitted by the various brokers, of which our catalogue comprised 2,879 bales. f There was tha usual attendance of buyers, who showed tho greatest eagerness to secure the few remain ing'lots of good merinoes and cross !f breds, for these competition waB % even keener than at our sals of last •i week, and prices must be quoted ife * sellers' favor. Good pieces, bellies, '* and locks were also in great demand, | and general ly speaking sold at im ? proved rates. The only exception 1 to a very firm market was a little | weakness shown iu respect to burry, ; faulty fleece and pieces, but these ■ sorts.have been bringing exception ally high prices in tho late sales, 1'hore was also rather a better in quiry for Jambs' wool. In mori lioca our top price was 17fd for R in tria. C (R. Young), from Caven dish, a ...
THE COURSING SEASON. DISTRICT FIXTURES FOR 19[?]5. [Newspaper Article] — Hopetoun Courier and Mallee Pioneer — 19 March 1915
I THIS COURSING SEASON', DISTRICT FTXTCJlUvS FOil lSSi, | A meeting of delegates of thi j Nu. 1 Coursing Dirfti ict \v;w heiJ at Horsham last week whun then were present, Messrs J. J. HeniK'-iT (in tin; chair), T. Bartletc ((reruns1, T. B^ll (Kupanyup), J. Greonwoo-i (KhiII), G. Nicholls (Diinbooh), R, Bell (S;;uv.--ll) ami li »cki>i^ (;bi secretary, Horsham). The applications for dates from the various clubs in thu district wsn cotiai-Ii'ivd, amialldttcl as fo!!oiv&lt;: Ararat.—Jane 10, July 6, A igui: n. ! B'.'iilab.—April 21, May 22, J:r.= | lt5, July 1-1, August 11 Hept-m'jc 15. Ditnboola.—April 24, May 1* June 12, July 10, August C-7, Se[ tern her 3-4. Eurambeeti.—April 24, M:&lt;y 2.1 Juno 26, July 21, August 21, Sf? tember 4. Gerani:.—April 17, June 19, J a!/ 31, August 28. Horsham.—April 17, May 2.', June 18-19, July 16-17, August !!• 11, September 10-11. 1'1'jpHtoun.— May 5, June 9, Ju'; 7, August 4. . Iva'.kee.—Juno ltj, July 21, AG' gu.S! IS, September ...
RAINFALL AT HOPETOUN. EXTENDING OVER A PERIOD OF THIRTY-SIX YEARS. [Newspaper Article] — Hopetoun Courier and Mallee Pioneer — 26 March 1915
RAINFALL AT HOPETOUN. extending over a period of thirty-six years. £5 8 EO'll 90-fl 8E-81 CI-8T 9A.5I ffi'fl 69.8 AG'It OS-SI AE-II 85.81 9A'8 8E-31 66-Sl A6-II 99-11 OT-A 8f-0I CA-OI 56-61 EO-AI 60-fl 61-91 A8-8I At-f3 96-8 98-91 AA-SI ESOI Gi.fil W-fl 6C-9 I8-TI 09-6 95-H 90-81 I«10£ fA nz 19 I 10 ao ft lie. SI. Of. 08 I 8'J. as. Ef IA ZL C9 Z 95'I of. OS 80 00'I fu se's (10-1 oOC fit IE' f().S 857, 10 7, ese GS fE 8f 50 fif-r Mr f5 fSS si: 06' ft c sit '■0 GE-t aoa 91 99' KK'l f'jl tifi'5 to I &lt;137, 6A-I 68-1 t:o 99f 09 fS" OA" ca. Hi' 185 ■if. I AS'S r,re ir,i it't of 09 Of zz Oi-5 SIE 95'I Aft M'l 96'I 99 s;r,. I II iei to-t 81 If. if-1 AO-1 8A 09. 66 00 8A 69 E(V AA' ee-i f9'I on tM 193 El' Ot-I 9£ AS. St-1 01-1 BE 8E-1 Ii9-I AO'I OA'S fl fg 86 t-0 IE Afi-t 9f f9 85-1 AE-l 05-1 5A ?f 09-1 SI-I 89. 00-5 9Z-1 C9-E OA-1 08-1 is-t 8M f9U 00-t &lt;JS. CI Sf-Z IS. OE't If. fA G£. fiE-t it SC.! 61 oe' sr-t G£. EA-I 91-1 99-1 AM out 66 Eti 8E-I 91 A9. If. f3. IS 88-...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Hopetoun Courier and Mallee Pioneer — 26 March 1915
Public Notice. MR. E. R. DOWN, Hopotoun ropro sentutivo of U. SMITH, Auction- ; eer, will be absent from Hopotoun for a few months. MR. G. S. DOWN, of Beulah, will vii=it Hopetonn periodically to attend to busi ness, anil any communications should be addressed to him nt Beulah. The Workers' Compensation Act IS NOW IN FORCE. , The Phoenix . IS A LEADING OFFICE. II. K. ACKLAND, " . Local Agent. We don't profess to know anything about bald heads but it it is BILLHEADS you're after, well thp " Courier " Job Printing Department will put you on the right track. In quire ainl see. C3" MMS. ACKLAXI). 1 TKACJIlKIl OF PIANOFORTE. ! jLs prepared to receive Pupils at ber I «pulcj)':e. " (Joniioyjyr^iB," Toola St. I Ht'WUl!!". '
Telephone Rates. The following are the telephone rate from Hopetoun to various centres:— [Newspaper Article] — Hopetoun Courier and Mallee Pioneer — 26 March 1915
Telephone Rate#. The following nre the telephone rateB from Hopetonn to various i— © "5 S a Hopetoun to — t. d. 1 0 Antwerp 73} Arkona 78 1 4 Benlah 16 0 2 Brim 255 0 Corombv 631 86 1 0 Dimboola 1 4 Galnquil Rail Gcroke 16 130J 0 2 1 10 Gymliowen 12:tJ 1 10 Horsham 107} 1 10 Jepnrit 61i 1 0 Jung 76} 1 4 Kntyil 80 1 i Kenmaro 83,. 0 6 Lah 25 J 0 i Luberk Sii 1 4 Jlcllis 38* 0 8 Minyin 56 J 1 0 Alttre Lake S'th 11 - i 1 10 Murtoa 69 J 1 0 Natimuk 1 10 Nullan 48 J 0 8 Pimpinio 97 1 4 Qunntoni? 4-21 0 8 ICosL'liery 8} 0 2 Rainbow 42J 0 8 i^heep Hills «* 0 8 Ktawell 105J 67J 1 10 Tarranymk 1 0 VectiR East 054 1 4 Warracknabeal 38} 0 8 AVillenabrina 39 0 8 S 2.5 W 5 c
POLICE- MAGISTRATE'S COURTS. W. G. SMITH, POLICE MAGISTRATE. Hopetoun.—11 a.m. Tuesdays. [Newspaper Article] — Hopetoun Courier and Mallee Pioneer — 26 March 1915
'POLICE- MAGISTRATE'S CCU UTS. w. G. Smith, Police magistrate. Ilooetoun.—11 a.m. TueadayB. Febrnarv 2, 16. March 2, If.. 30. April 13, 27. Way 11, 25. June 8, 22. Beulah — 10 a.m. Thuradnys. February 4. 18. March 4. 18. April 1, 15, 29. „M».V 13, 27. Jane 3. 27. July 10. U. WoouiHljins! —10 a.m.'Thursdays. March II. April 8. May G. Jime 3. .i ; . ■&lt;;. .Birchip.—10 a.m. Mondays. Evory Monday* (hrou»bont the half-year.' • Miidura.—10 a.m. Tuesdays. February 9, 23. ' -March 9, 23. April G, 20 May'4, IS.. " June 1,15, 29, • •. ' Oiiyen.—10 a.m. Wednesdays. • February 10. 24. March 10, 24, April 7, 21. May 5. 19. June 2, 16, 30. Donald—2.15 p.m. Fridays. February 12. - t March 12. April 9. May 7. Juno 4k. Mnrrayville —2.30 February 23. March 25. April 22. May 20. June 17. p.m. Thursdays. Warracknabeal—11 a.m. Wednesday February 3, 17. March 3. 17,31. April 14, 28. May. 12, 26. June 9, 23. NOTE:—These appointments nre sibject to Sittings of Licensing Courts and Special Dnty.