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LAWN TENNIS. [Newspaper Article] — Ballan Times — 7 January 1915
LAWN TENNIS. A tennis match will be played on the local court on Saturday next, be tween the Bacchus Marsh and Ballan clubs. Tho match will start at 2, p.m; Lady members will provide afternoon tea. > Visitors invited. The first round of the tournament on the local court has been started, the following being Jesuits:— Mr Watts (owe 15, owe 30) beat Miss R. Blake (scr., owe 15). 6—5, 6—4. Dr Blaubanm (owe 30, owe 40) beat Mr Allez (scr., rec. 15). 6—3, 6—3. • j Members are requested to complete the first round not latpy than Satur day, January 16th.
CHAPTER XXXIII. A BOX AT THE OPERA. [Newspaper Article] — Ballan Times — 7 January 1915
ITI-TATTER XXX11I. A BOX AT THE OPEKA. "This is a private day; the general public ure to be excluded," said Duval, turning up the cuffs of his smoking jacket, as lie placed himself before his easel. "P'vc been infernally idle for the Inst week or tiro, and begin to fe;d crushed by inv engagements." "It used to be difficult to tear you r.way from your work, but now* " "One can't work like a drudge all tine's life. What do you do all day long, ! should like to know?" turning round with unusual sharpness ou his wife. "Nothing—L have absolutely nothing to do—except a piece of fancy-work, or to play a tunc on the piano." "You reserve yourself for the even ing. Tray did you play to Belgravof" "No; we had something more serious to thiuk of." "Something so serious that 1 should have thought you would have shown him to the door!" "L told him to go the moment he came in!*' colouring deeply. "And you kept him till past eleven. \ only want, to know what you would have thought of me if 1 had tol...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Ballan Times — 7 January 1915
HEARNES BTOSFS Is the FINEST REMEDY In the WORLD for >UGHS, CROUP and COLDS. 1HOSE who have , had occasion to take HEARNE'S -SRONCHITiS.C. j.^E are.Lastonished at^ta WONDER; FUL HEALING POWER/iSuffeiers from Bronchitis, Cough, Croup, Pain orSaienesstylie Chest, Hoarseness, Diffi culty of Breathing, Stuffiness. Aslljma, experience delightful and rapid relief. This medicine is particularly valuable to tbcie who are subject to Coldj on the Chest, as it STRENGTHENS THE LUNGS and renders them less susceptible.' It is most comforting in allaying Irritation in the Throat, and giving Strength to the Voice, aad for this reason, is thoroughly ap preciated by Clergymen, public Speakers and Singers. It does not allow a Cough to become Chronic, and in this respect, is ABSOLUTELY INDISPENSABLE in preventing a Cold from developing into Bronchltfe, Asthma, Pneumonia, Pleurisy or Consumption. .No house, should be without a bottle of this WONDERFUL REMEDY, as taken at the first indication of. a Co...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Ballan Times — 7 January 1915
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THE BEST WAY OUT. [Newspaper Article] — Ballan Times — 7 January 1915
THE BEST WAY OUT. An old negro parson in a Southern: cliurch was denouncing theft to his: congregation, when he said: "If theroi is any member of this congregation who is guilty of theft, he had better repent at once and be saved." On his way; home he was stopped by old Rastus,' whoj had listened to the sermon intently. I "Dolin' you think parson, that nex' Sunday will do jes as well as to-night to repent?" asked Rastus. "But, Rastus, why not repent to night and be saved, man?" "Well, pahson, it's dis way," explain ed Rastus. " I want jes one mo' chic ken fo' to-morrow's dinner, an' I know wha I ken (jit dat chicken widout bein' caught to-night." "Well," said the parson, hesitating, "I don't know what, to ssy, so I think I will take dinner with you to-morrow and then talk the matter over with you."
WHEAT AND THE WAR. I AUSTRALIA'S OPPORTUNITY. [Newspaper Article] — Ballan Times — 7 January 1915
WHEAT AND THE WAR- I AUSTRALIA'S OPPORTUNITY. By A. E. V. Richardson, M.A., B.Sc., Agricultural Superintendent, in "Journal of Agriculture." Tho largest, most violent, and des tructive war in history has been raging without intermission for over four months. It was at the outset gener ally admitted that, in the event of a j clash between the vast armies of Eur ope, the conflict must necessarily be of short duration, in view of the un paralleled magnitude of the opposing forces. Competent military opinion, however, has now declared that the struggle will be fairly prolonged, and it is possible that years may elapse bo fore a final and lasting peace is de clared. In any case, the probable effects of the conflict on" the demand for foodstuffs and on agricultural pro duction should be of more than passing interest. In this article it is intended to sub mit data to show that tho war, if pro longed, must inevitable lead to a mate rial and unsatisfied demand in Europe for all kinds of food...
THE MASTER PASSION. CHAPTER XXXII. A FINISHED COQUETTE. [Newspaper Article] — Ballan Times — 7 January 1915
THE MASTER PASSION. CHAfUSK XXAll. *"**" A FINISHED COUUKITK. Lady irliltool was sitting in her bou doir, in tho worst temper she had been m m nil her lite. Hro husband, who was the most long sutfering of nil bene dicts, had soon hor nnmo in Voracity as figuring amongst the motley erowd gathered on the lawn at Honeycomb Lodge, and had given her a lecture on 'he virtue of truth, as well an o* social proprieties. She had: felt particularly ill-used in this cr.se, because she had taken tho ' trouble to give him an elaborate des cription ot an opera she had not seons with Appropriate remarks thrown m as to Pntti's exquisite singing, and n cer tain dress of orange-colored velvet, in which she was said to look divine. Lord HUtord had scolded her first, and laughed at hor afterwards, and it thero was one thing she hated more than another, it was to be turned into ridicule. , To lie scolded simply meant that she had been naughty, and as he told her self again and again, nice people weic gen...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Ballan Times — 7 January 1915
Mr W. Leslie Elvins, Of Bacchus Marsh, "Will visit B ALLAN" every 1st & 4tli Thursday, And. may be consulted on all branches of DENTISTRY At Mbs McKenzie's Tea Rooms. Hours—11 a.m. till 4 p.m. Do Not Neglect > your opportunities. Some people have many opportunities ol Improving their } position, others only have few. In this competitive age everyone who haa to rely ^ upon hi* own exertion* for a livelihood, needs to be keen and alert. Alore than ever ) the battle Is to the strong. It should not be forgotten that mental vigour and activity ) greatly depend upon general physical fit* . ncss. Everyone knows thedlstractlngand } depressing effect upon the mind of recurrent smull ailments. The brain, like every organ } ol the body, required a constnnt supply of fiure blood. Stomach, bowel und liver f regularities always lead to Impure Im poverished blood. Such conditions do not j tend to improve mentnl activity. If, thcte* fore, you would maintain a healthy mind In } ii boaltby...
The Holidays. [Newspaper Article] — Ballan Times — 7 January 1915
The Holidays. Generally speaking, tho holidays passed off quiotly throughout this district. There was some consider able rain daring the month (336 points), and. the whole appearance of tho country side has been transform ed. Everything now bears a spring like appearance, and the spirits of tho people have changed with the bene ficient rainfall, Xmas Day brought heavy rain in many places, but was agreeably .spent by most people in their own homos. Boxing Day. -' On Boxing Day tho weather was cool and pleasant—an ide'al day for a holiday outing. A strong contingent' wont from Ballan to the races at Bungaroe. There was a largo at tendance at this popular meeting the racing was good, and tho outing proved pleasant to all. Bacchus Maksh Sports. Owing to portion of Maddingloy Park being under water, tho above sports mooting was hold in tho show grouuds. There was about the usual attendance, and everything passed off satisfactorily. Results:— , Handicap Woodchop, underhand, togs 54m girth...
Sporting News. RIFLE SHOOTING. [Newspaper Article] — Ballan Times — 7 January 1915
Sporting News. RIFLE SHOOTING. The following will represent Ballan in their match against. Egerton, to be fired ou the local range on Saturday, January 9th, over the 200 and 300 yards distances:— J. Andrew S. Lay * J. Shimrnen J. Cooper E. Walters W. Andrew A. Lay R. lludd S. Hunt Six from Myrniong branch. A team from the Ballan club paid a visit to Egerton on Saturday last, to try conclusions with the moun taineers over the 400 and 500 yards distances. The home team are a mighty "hot" combination, and the visitors -were easily defeated. The consistent Davidson family were again to the fore, five of them being "count ed in," and Walker, Macpherson and McDonnell also suffered from the bull's eye epidemic. The winners avoraged just short of 75 points per man—a tough proposition for any country team to tackle. For Ballan, the top scorers were J. Andrew, S. Lay, Cooper, Shimrnen, aud Walters, the latter being a very promising colt. The conditions were 8 shots and 2 optional sighters, 8 ...
New Year's Day. [Newspaper Article] — Ballan Times — 7 January 1915
New Year's Day. On New Year's Evo the town was enlivened by local and visiting pipers, the music warmiug the hearts of the -Scotchmen of the town. New Year's Day broke fine and cool, and. the crowd scattered to various parfcs, Lai Lai, Burrumbeet, Hock Springs and Myrniong. Myrniong Races. j President-Mr H. LiiiRett. Vice-President—Mr A. ! Creswell. Judge—Mr W. Fowler. Starter—Mr S. Clark. Clerk of Scales—Mr Creswell. Clerk of Course — Mr T. Moran. Measurer — Mr G. Thompson. , Handicappers — Messrs J. Nolan. G. Griffin, W. ! Fowler, H. Lidgett. Stewards—Messrs W. Fowler, G. Griffin, G. Thompson, A. Creswell, H. Lidgett, G. Hackett. Treasurer—Mr A. J. Creswell. Hon. Surgeon—Dr. Blaubaunu Hon. Secretary—Mr S. ! Clark. This outing was an enjoyable one. There -was a good; attendance at the popular Ingliston track, the racing was interesting, and Mr S. Clark (.hon. secretary) and the other offi cials carried out their duties in a sat isfactory manner. Results:—• TRIAL STAKES. 5 furlongs....
Famous Soldiers. Lord Kitchener's Message to the British Expeditionary Forces. [Newspaper Article] — Ballan Times — 7 January 1915
Famous Soldiers. Lord Kitchener's Message to the British Expeditionary Forces. The public of Sydney has been waiting, ever since the cables came . through stating that the Biitish Ex peditionary Forces had proceeded to France! for the full text of Lord Kit chener's advice to each member of that historic company. It has now I been cables out, and one of the chief of all sentences iu it, and fraught with great meaning, reads:—"Your I duty _(Wnaoi lx«—dono "UilluSS" yOUl' 1 health is sound." Health to the soldier fighting for his country, or to the civilians fight ing the great trade battles at home, is essential. A healthy army should be a successful army, and Capt H. E. U. Burke, formerly |of the Third King's African Rifles, British East Africa, states that Clements Tonic is the ideal nerve medicine for the sol dier oil active service or recuperating after severe illness or fever. It is the medicine that has always been to the front throughout Australia, and its effect upon weak or s...
Cycling and Motor Notes. AUSTRALIAN AND ENGLISH. Dunlop Rubber Co. Ltd., Melbourne [Newspaper Article] — Ballan Times — 7 January 1915
Cycling and Motor Notes. AUSTRALIAN' AND RNGIjISIT. Dunlop RubborCo. Mil,. Melbourne Hide Dunlop tyros—they aro the best. That cyclo racing is booming in the, United States is evident from tlio fact that some £20,000 was distri buted in America during tho past' track racing season. The Australian crack—A. Goiillot— leads the list of winnings, he having won about £1500 in addition to a considerable amount of appearance money, bonuses, etc. fc\ Kramer comes second on the list, whilst tho Tasmanian champion, A. Grenda, won about £750. Another Australian in A.. J. Clark did not do as well as usual, but. tho fact that ho receives a retaining fee of £500 puts him well oti the right side. The 48 hours' team track race, held in Sydney on New Year's Day, resulted in a win for Messrs A,. Mc Beath and J. Cr. Atkins, of Newfionth Wales. The weather was anj^hing i but favorable to the race, still some fine riding was witnessad in the two I days' contest. Seven teams of two riders each contested ...
Ballan Shire Council. 1 ORDINARY MEETING. MONDAY, JANUARY 4TH, 1915. [Newspaper Article] — Ballan Times — 7 January 1915
Ballad £>Vilre Council. 1 ORDINARY MKETlNi Monday, January 4th, lf'15. i Prosont:—Crs 0, Winter (presi lonfc, in tho clmii'), A. Stctf|u'k> S. 31ai'k, J. D. Ferguson, A.) McLeod Iamlitou, \V. Gimn, R. A. I'oL'd, &„ Ij. Goudie, H. Cameron. Tenders. ijp. 13—Repairs >" roilcl Deady's> I" Xa'wcii'S''"00™ T- ! £ s d PjLej wards ... 40 7 6 PLEdwards kccoptoil. Wo. 5—S •j. j -.... - Supplying 300 yards of spnlis, 150 yards to bestaukodat ' each eiul of Gordon township. Jns. Canty 75 0 0 C. Wheelahan ... 75 0 0 MeCusker & Forcl ... 73 15 0 D. Wheelaliati ... 57 10 0 Lowest tender accepted. Engineer's Report. llr Piers Kelly, C.E., reported as • . follows:— ^ • Acting under instruction^ ilio bridge ovor Pyke's 'Greek luis dismantled, and half I curtud to tlio Shire Hair yard. Tim \ balance will be carted and .stacked in j Jlf Thompson's paddock, East riding —-Received. J The road grader will iiniihon the Girdott side of tlie West filing ia aljout nine days, and it...
Ballan Shire Patriotic Fund. Donations received last week: [Newspaper Article] — Ballan Times — 7 January 1915
Ballad Shire Patriotic Fund. Donations reoeived last week: St/ s » Amt. prev. acknowledged 234 12 4 Business Counter Col lections, including— K. R Windsor, 10/6; Mr Frank Lam bert, 10/ ... 1 17 6 Yaloak Vale Employees: W. Monk 1st Instalment 2 6 J. Densley 2nd „ 2 6 H. Johnson „ „ 2 6 G. W. Morris 3rd „ 2 6 W. Gordon „ „ 2 6 T. Monks „ „ 2 6 3. B. Fagg „ „ 2 6 A. Cookson ,, „ 2 G A.'Collins „ „ 2 6 £237 12 4 Donations received this week: £ 8 D Mr C. Cowell '20 £0 2 0 Grand Total £237 14 4 Youv notepaper neatly lieadod at tlie "Times" office. This adds indi viduality to the user—try it.
December 30th. BLAKEVILLE SPORTS. [Newspaper Article] — Ballan Times — 7 January 1915
' December 30th. Blakeville Sports On Wednesday, December 30th, the Blakeville sports were held. The &nbsp; rain spoilt what would otherwise have been a most enjoyable gather ing. As it was, there was a good &nbsp; attendance, and some keen contests were witnessed. The officials carried out their duties well, and the meet ing passed off successfully. Results: Woodohop—Standing Block. 12in logs. S. Herrod, 5 sec bhd ... 1 C. Herrod, 5 sec bhd ... .2 J. Pullbrook, scr ... 3 Underhand Woodchop. 15 in logs. 1st Heat. C. Herrod, 18 sec bhd ... 1 W, Cowell, scr ... 2 &nbsp; 2nd Heat E. Herrod, 18 sec bhd.... 1 J. Pullbrook, 5 sec bhd ... 2 3rd Heat S. Herrod, 18 sec bhd ... 1 J.Hodge) scr ••• 2 &nbsp; Final S. Herrod ... ' 1 C. Herrod ... 2' Sawing Match. 15in logs. E. and S. Herrod' ... 1 Stevens Bros. ... 2 Sheffield Handicap. 130 yards. &nbsp; 1st Heat T. O'Hehir (Bullarto), 14yds... 1 W. Platt, 18yds .............. 2 &nbsp; 2nd Heat J. P...
The Ballan Times. PUBLISHED EVERY THURSDAY. BALLAN, THURSDAY, JAN. 7, 1915 Local and General News. [Newspaper Article] — Ballan Times — 7 January 1915
M[|e Balian Mimes. fUBMBHKD KVBliY TH1TH8DAT. Ballan, Tjiubsday, Jan. 7, 1915 Local and General News. The monthly meeting of the Bac chus Marsh Shire Council will be held on Monday next. A meeting of members of the Bal lan Horticultural Society will be hold on Monday evenitig next. Messrs Herrod Bros., the well known Blakeville woodchoppers, won a double at the Castlemaine sports on Boxing Day. &nbsp; The annual meeting of subscribers to tlio Ballan Mechanics' Institute will be held on Tuesday, January 26th, at 8 p.m. Cases listed for hearing at, the Bal lan Police Court to-day wore adjourn &nbsp; ed for one month. &nbsp; Miss Rita Young, of Greendale, a pupil of Mr V. E. Peters, has suc ceeded in winning a Bradshaw's Bus iness College scholarship. Through representations made by Mr E. J. Hogan, M.L.A., an engineer from the Public Works Department will, in company with Mr Piers Kelly, shire engineer, visit, and inspect the road to the Rock Springs on Monday n...
THE MASTER PASSION. CHAPTER XXXIV. LEFT BEHIND. [Newspaper Article] — Ballan Times — 14 January 1915
r- THE MASTER PASSION. UHAJLTEK XA_X.1V. JLKFI UKHliND. Ida's who!e thoughts were concen trated. on mcninng trom tlio opera-house without being seen by Uis Deverel. lie had lelt his stall some time ago, but she Was pursued by tho tear thut ho might be banging about (.'listing timid glances right ana lott 111 search of him, ■he cut Lord Wnverley dead, lie stood , still in open-mouthed astoiii.-hinoiit, as soon as the quartet had passed, and never recovered till lie caught sight oi Devoid, and w.,s obliged to exert him ;,elt tor tear ot losing him. "What's the matter:-'' i:i rather an ungracious manner as tlie viscount but tonholed him. "Lock there!" with a liod ol his liwul in Ida Duval's direction. Oeverel'.-, lace grew stony. and the pitiless look came into his eyes. "What of it!"' "What of it!J Jove- yon take it calmly. It bents anything I ever heard ol. At tor the. other night you know." " 'Touch pitch'—yen !;no. tie rest. Good night, 1 have got to g) home," and shaking him ott p...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Ballan Times — 14 January 1915
.Commonwealth Jfe Sank of Hnstvalla HEAD OFFIOE SYDNEY &lt;Wi Bank fa op«n for at] c1&hm of GENERAL BAPJKINQ BUSINESS at EQUITABLE BUILDING, COLLSNtt STRE.ST, I7JSLS50URNE Alan at 8jrdney» Canberra, &lt;tdclaidr, I'orth, Hohart, liri'baue, Kookhanipton, Townivlllo, and Lnndom. Oable remittance'* mini'* to. and drifts dravu on foreign plir** direct. Foreign bill* negotiated and oollrcte-l. Ijer.rj'r- of cn'dir. to mr j»rr of iht world. I&lt;ill« n»-i»*oiiated or forwarded for collection. Rankin.; and Kxohiiin;* »»ver.v d^riptinn tranwted within the Cotninoa&lt; wealth, United Kn^d-mi and abroad. 'Nirrent accounts opened Intense paid on fixed depoitu. Advance* made againtl approved lecur'u'it?-*. SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT Victorian Central Olfico; 317 OOLUN3 STif^ET, MCLKSOURrtC. VtmoHm In the abora citivi* and 2,00(1 Aeronciow at Post Ort"n:e.i throughout the Commonwtallk. D«po«its from 1/- to £300. int irott at 3|, por unnum. Etopomlta or Withdr...
The Rainfall. [Newspaper Article] — Ballan Times — 14 January 1915
The Rainfall. Following is a record of the rainfall for Ballan, ns registered at the local Post Oflice. No record is taken on Sundays. 18 POINTS — POINTS Friday Saturday ... Monday Tuesday ... Wednesday Thursday ... Total for 1901 Total for 1905 Total for 190G Total for 1907 Total for 190S Total for 1909 Total for 1910 Total for 1911 Total for 1912 Total for 1913 POINTS TOINTS — POINTS — POINTS Total for 1914. January February March April May June July August September October November December 2633 2396' 258-1 1867 1647 2621 2616 3767 2340 3139 117 1 6 , 97 184 ,i 185 ' 117 I. 221 / 70. ' 132 10 183 : 336 Total foe 1915, January 1658 .67 67