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GOLF. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 9 May 1914
GOLF, The St, Ar~aud Golf Club hnu been notified that it hao been allotted the Aesooiation Iiotriot Medal for tho tournament on the 6~h and 8th of Juneo. Tho compotition for the medal to over 36 holeu, utroke play, It ia open to playern tuteido a radiua of 15 miles from Melbourne and Geelong, who would r ceive a handicap of 4 or more from a ocratoh player of the Royal Melbourne Golf Club. All compotitoru play from ~cratcb, and no entry fee iu charged. At a meeting of the local committee, held on Wednoaday night, the following programme wag drawn up for tho tournament, for which Mr, J e. Blakeley waa appointed hon, nearetary: --Satu day, Gib June-LAdleo' Hean. dicap, £1/11/6 ; Mixe-d Doubleu, £3/3, Monday, 8th June,--Men'a Handicap (36 holes), £5/5; Aoaooiation Medal Competition (36 holes) ; Ladiee' Doub'e? (trophio').
TENNIS. ST. ARNAUD V. ROMAN CATHOLICS. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 9 May 1914
TENNIS, ST, ARNAUD V, ROMAN CATHOLICS, Teams representing the above played a nmatoh on the Town Court on Wednesday, St, Arnaud being anoeoseful with 14 games to spare. Afternoon toea was provided by the ladles of the Town Club, Following are the scoreo, the iirst.namoed benlg the town playoere :-Mixed Doubles,--Msoe Q. Blliton and Daley v. Miss Treayo and J, Ryan, 3-6 ; MIAa K., Briton and Whitney v. Mise Calne and Kelly, 6-1; Mine Palmor and Meyers v, Mien Breen antl Bray, (i-1 ; Mies Osborno and Broderick v, Mliss M'Ervalo and Larkin, 6-3, Ladlos' Doubloo,-Min?oo Q, 3llton and Osborne v. Mis?es Treaoy and M'Ervalo, 4---ti; Missee Palmer and K, Bilton v, Mloooo Broon and Caine, 6-4, Mon's Doublo.--Daley and Moyers v. Bray and Kelly, 6-4; Whitney and Broderlok v, Larlkin and Ryan, 6--1 Totals,-Town Court, 6 sets, 43 games ; Roman Catholios, 2 aets, 29 games,
COURSING. ST. ARNAUD COURSING ENCLOSURE CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 9 May 1914
COURSINU. ST, ARNAUD COURSING ENOLO. SURE CLUB. The opening meeting of the Sb, Arnaud Ooursaln Enolosuro Club for the prosent seneon takes place on Wednesday next on the plumpton at the racecoureo. Three stakee will be oln competition, viz., Openo ing Stakes, for 16 all.ege at £2/ eoah ; Puppy Stakes, for 16 pupples at £1/1 each; and Class Stake, for 16 all'aiao at £1/1 each, Nominatlons must be In the hands of the secrotarlee, Mea?ers, 'T. Young and T, Fay, not later than 8 o'clock on Monday nlglt next, 11th Inst. A good number of nomulations have already been received, The draw taken place at M'Auley's North.Western Hotel on Mon day night shortly af er 8 o'clock, The olub Iha a plentiful supply of harei on the plutnpton, and the ground is in excellent running order. The succee? of the open. Ing mootina Ia therefore practically aseurud. -
OBITUARY. MR. JAMES DWYER. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 9 May 1914
OBITUARY MR, JAMES DWYER, Another of the old residents of this district has passee away In the person of Mr, &nbsp; James Dwyer, who died at his residence, Alexandra Avenue, on Thursday, at the great age of 90 years. Deceased came out to this country over 60 years ago, and he soon afterwards set out for the goldfields, He and a mate struck it rich in the Mary. borough field, where they obtained the splendid yield of about 1,600 ounces in the first shaft they sank, Mr. Dwyer subsequetly returned to his native place, 'Tipperary, Ireland, where he remained for about two years and engaged in the dairying Industry. He, howevor, set out for Australia again, and landed in Ballarat where he remained for a time. Sub- &nbsp; sequently he came to Mitchell's Hill with Mr, John Boyle, and he was one of the early selectors. Deceased had considerable experiences amongst draught stock. He had been ailling for Sometime, and latterly had &nbsp; been residing in St...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 9 May 1914
DEATHS. DWYER. -At St. Arnaud, on the 7th May, James, the beloved husband of Mary Dwyer (late of Mitchell's Hill); aged 90 years. R. I.P. M'KEW.-At St, Arnaud, on the 7th inst,, Catherine Margaret, beloved in- fant daughter of Francis and Catherine M'Kew, of Coonover. Aged 16 months, R.I.P. BEREAVEMENT CARD. THE FAMILY of the LATE MRS. T. &nbsp; M'KEW, of Gooroc, desire to re- turn sincere THANKS to their many kind friends for ??????, letters, telegrams, and cards during their recent sad bereave- ment. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; SATURDAY, MAY 9, 1914.
BALM FOR MISS JILT'S VICTIMS. A Heart Specialist Speaks Her Mind. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 13 May 1914
BALM FO P0 MISS 9V~ 4l V ? A Heart Speci e Spaf Mind6 W\hat a wealth of i~Fr; t;ed the man who has beenl jilted by a girl with whom he's been In love, In many cases, however, the man who has been rejected is actually to be envied. Why, it has been abso lutely the makIlng of somc men. Take, for instance, some young fel lows who, when they have just grown up into manhood, fancy themselves lit tie tin gods, dress in dandified fas)h. ion, smoke very fat cigars, drink tholer whiskies and sodas, and try to look as if they had been doing so all their lives. They frequently live Dast their incomes, get into debt, and, in short, make awful asses of themselves. Then comes a time when the young man falls in love, and lives in a sort of glamor for the time being, and thinks himself great, because he can trot a girl about, He esdorts the lady to the theatre, and to filipper aferwards, or, weather permitting, spends a day on the river and lunches at a swagger hotel, Un. less the young man is very...
TRAIN SERVICE. ST. ARNAUD TO MELBOURNE. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 13 May 1914
TRAIN SERVIOE, 1T, ARNAUD TO ME?ILOUltNL, Loaves 7.36 am, dally, alrives 3.JN p.m. Fausb train leaves 4 Ip.m. daily, arrivoe at 10 pn, on Mondays, \Vodueidays anid Fridays, land at 10,bi pmlon otl ''uesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays, MELBOURtNEI TO '1', ARNAUD), L?oavos 0.40 au, daily, arrlvoes at ,3.2 p.m. Fast train leaves 5.It pin, daily, arrives at 11.30 p.m. MOTORl TRAIN. Loavoe Maryborough daily at 8.40 am, arriving at St. Arnaud at 10,30 a.m, Leoaves 8t, Arnaud o( return at 1i,15 p,lm, dally for Maryborough, arriving at 2,17 p.m.
SPORTING NOTES. COURSING. ST. ARNAUD COURSING ENCLOSURE CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 13 May 1914
SPORTING NOTEG, OOUFlSINO, ST, AglNAUD COURSING ENO lOSU1lTI OLUI. Tho oponing of tho above 0lub for theo pI',eut ueaLon tikenL pli oe on hthP ladl plumipton thin ?Afrtcernoool, whn throo utlaku will bo runt, v'z, the Opoening tke, for 16 ull aoos; the Puppy Brakes, fur ll pupp;O ; and tli Olanu Stuke, for I(i all ages. lveryt hing i in readinoes for the meeootig, which hlould prove very ecj,)yr lblr, to all who visii the counvuniently ituttord tnolosuro at the r0CT0 OOL rO.
The Blouse and the Law. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 13 May 1914
The Blouse nnl the Law, When the Irnt? uI oflcc' c'llle]l to soe why v a Slmull bay had 10oon nlssent fl'm i;chool, he receiveC thhi reply fiomn his ,otheo"- "I have got a Ilnew iloluse which but toils a 1 the bach, lnd as I odn't l11i ao anh the neighho1), 1 have to hiop Juhnio a atl home to lf'eiil It fo'r io!"
FOOTBALL. DONALD DISTRICT ASSOCIATION. THE DRAW. FIRST ROUND. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 13 May 1914
DONAILD DISTRIOT AS8OQIATION.J 1llWT ROUND, Mi~y 2O....3irohip v, Donald ; Wa(ahem v. ~t. Ariaudl. MaIy 27-Jl)onald ye Watghcmr $ 8. Ar. iiaud v. l~irahlp. o~no 8 -DonaRld v, sL, Arnaud ; Cour.· siir at l~lkohip, HL~CONDJ AOUND. Juno 10-Donnal v. Ilirolip ; 8t, Ar J'uno 17-Donald Oourslna June Bi4--WVatohen v. Blrahlp ; Cour. slna! at Sr. Arnasnd. July 1-ISirohip v. St. Arnaud; Wrd. ohi~m v. Donald, July' 8-lirohip v, Walohern ; S~. Ar. nnud v, Donald. 'HU1111 IOUNUMl July 15-Birohip v. Donald ; Watohem v. S't Arnaud, July 22-Donald v, Walohem ; St, Ar. naud v, Birohip, July 29-Donald v, St, Arnand; Wat. ohom v. Blrohip, FOURTU ROUND. Aug. 5-Donald v. Birohip ; St. Ar. naud v, Watohem, Aug, 12-1irohlp v. St. Arnaud ; Wat, chem v. Donald, Aug. 19-Birohip v, Watohem; St. Arnaud v, Donald, Aun, 20-Semifinal, Sept, 2-Final, Matohee to be played on the grounds of the first.named olubs, Any team not moro than 4 points be, hind the leaders at end of season has the right to challenge them t...
A Long-Felt Want. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 13 May 1914
A Long.Felt Want, "T'here are several admlirable books telling how to save life while walting for the doctor," "Yes; but what we noed is o0e tLolling thelo youlng doctorl' how to save lla lifeo whileo waiting for a platielt!" The Minister: Then you don't think SI)ractise what I prelach, sh? The Deacon: No, sir'; I don't, You've been prelchin' on the subjoe' o' rosig. nation fur twla yacr, an' ye hivna resigned ylt. 'il)rldget," saidl Mr's, Gr'ouelhey3', "1 don't liko the looks of that man lwho called to seo you last night." "\Well, well," replied ]rilScgot, "ain't II. funny, ina'ain? 11o said tle saeno about yoel"
RACING. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 13 May 1914
Tho famous Australian jookey, W. I,. Mi'Lsohlan, b heen eunspendd by the etewards of Tattereall's 0lub, N SW., for interfering with Malt. ohester in the Flying Handicap at Randwiok on Saturday, M'Lach4an had the mount on Averse, and F. A, Hickey was on Maltoheater, At thbo South Australian' Jookey O;nb meeting on Saturday, the Good. wood Bsndioap was won by Kosal, Tadanga beine srcond, and Bob Soulb third, The South Australlan Stakes proved an ea?y victory for Prooyon; and IMountain Princess won the E'der Stakes easily, Tbo Adelaide Oup was run on Monday, the placed horses beinlg Ramburg Belle 1, Eltham 9, Mountain Princess 3,
Such a Comfort. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 13 May 1914
Such a Comfort, Fair Friend (to relensed convict): I suppose that the singing of the birds roleloved the monotony of your dreary life? Ex.Convict (profoundly nonpluss. od) : The singlng of the birds, miss? Fair Friend: Yes, sir; the littlo gaol.blrds, you knlow, Thoy must have been such a comfort to you.
OTHER PLACES CONNECTED. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 13 May 1914
OTHER PLACES CONNECTED, T'ho local oxchange ios conneoaeotod with tlh ollowing plaooe, tho oharges for conv, aatioue belng as under: First Every oddiblona 3 minutes5, 8 minuteoa, Bealiba , 4d - 1d Duanolly 6. ld (, d Cope Cope . 8d 3d Maryborough 8d . Od C'risbrook,, i ..1 9d Nowatead ,. 1 91 d Majorca . 1/ ,I ' d aung Bong,. 1 . .-.9d Avooa . 1 .. 94 Donald ., 44 , d Litohflold ,., 0d ,., d Massey .. 8d .. d Watohemi 8d . (d Morton Plains 1/ .. 9d Blrohip ,. 1/ ... Od Kinuabulla,., 1/ .. 94 Talbot . 1 . Od Clhlnes .. 1 .. Od Tarnagulla ,. 8d . Od Llanoelly 8d 04d Nuwbridoge .. I/ . Od Inglowood ,,, jII . Od Moolorr ,., 2d .. 2d Bleoaley's Bridge 2(d . 2d a'ottig ton ,., '2d - 2d Winjallok , 44 ,,, 8d Rostron 4d ,,, l l'aradise ... 34d . d Navarro e Od ,6 .. id lndeborough 8d . Od Jool Jool ,, 8 ,,, 64d 8tawoll ,., 1 9 d Molbourneo ... 1/10 ., 1/4 (Illare ,... 1/10 1/ Geolonl4 lllO10 .. 1/4
CYCLING AND MOTORING. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 13 May 1914
OVOLINO AND MOTORING. According to the " Cir" the employ moot of tar upon the roads in Great Britain is so common that very little uotice is taken tirthr by motrrlsta or by residonts when local authorities adopt it., It is really only noticeable when, in the course of a long drive, a stretch of drsertcd upland road, devoid of reeidenco?, is reached, where the osrfaon is composed of ordinary macidacm, Camiung upon suoh a ntrotch of road, the fact id forcibly brought to thei motoriAt'a mind tbat the oar has been travereint, miles and miles of highway having a tarred surface, Quiotly iand gradrilly the roads of Engla l in the South and the Midland, ?popecuilly, iar becoming duiatltes, '. Thi improved 0tite of thingu has beatowr d a boon on motoristo, on all road nuiera, and on all roadside dwclleri, and really is a wolndcrfal HollifvYLimnt ; in a cOUIl paratively ehort piriod, Andl wili thn dteorease of tlie dust irural pri iudic againsb tho new method of locomotion is rapidly dyiing d...
Local Color. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 13 May 1914
"I want my photograph taken," said tihe man as ho shambled into the .studio, "Certainly, air," said the knight of thle camera, as lie sat the victim down in a chair and conmnenced posing himn gracefully, "Would you like a carte or a cabinet?" The prospective customer glancod at a full-length picture of a small child in a hay-flield and wriggled uneasily, "It doesn't matter much whether there's a cart or a cab in it," he an. swored; "but if you could manage to put a. railway truck in It I should like it, I'm at shunter on the line,"
RAINFALL. A COMPARATIVE STATEMENT. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 13 May 1914
RAINFALL. A COMPARATIVE ST'JATEMENT, -- I 1901 11ll1 1912 1913 I 114 Jan, ... 1'74 '11 .05 *03 047 Feb. . 0, '00 6S73 107 107 '08 March 4'42 1061 '99 2'59 '62 April.. '28 '15 -87 1'60 1'89 May ,., 305 2'05 '20 2,24 Juno,., 2'16 2'74 2-29 1'07 July,,, 397 1'46 8'07 I'01 August 1'82 '01 1'45 1'60 Sept... 2'85 3813 4'11 2'10 Oct. .. 183 562 0,44 1'89 Nov,.., 1'09 '00 1'43 038 Deo. ,.. *50 1,36 301 0.62 Tt in. I 23.07 I 19'52 1 18-54 16-10 I
SPANISH CIVILISATION. ADDRESS BY FATHER DOYLE. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 13 May 1914
SPANISH OIVILISATION ADJ)RESS BY LIFA E U 'h1 IlY, Pracohir, at Vespelts, F'atl),l, arid hu wielod to enlarao his r.fmcn01 on the prc,'iouu Bunday to th' hrenhlu a0 Chtietian actlon of Spaln in hI?,- ,ml In of inferlor raoes and the Itoble teat1 t hid doru in the uplifting, clv lllJ ? C-hritiai sing of her vas l till]U In the Orient and Ihe Goddonc?l the days of Qieon Ehlizabcth ad, f booters, Oat holio Spain , g lr1 hated by the bulk of the Eg1sdi who envied that great cauntry ?ilepi wealth and territory. Even to th?a,?l i?t l almost impoevlble for an h~Uln, inquirer to saaortaln the truth Ito "r .... lishei hitorles, Such listole 5 ,do last .00 years have bern a tUld tle splrsoy against the truoth Vhero Ia t a.olio count, y, and especihlly S,,.itl gonoerned, lt'hle e truo evten inr to V Th Historlians Hit' rd World," i' n which the supnofe?d? ( of Spafin Il attributed to tuhe "OPPli of her penple--to the lonig ,Pr..it penitential exercases of her feithrCltre to tlheir hearing MahE...
AVOID FREAK FURNITURE. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 13 May 1914
AVOID FREAK FURNITURE, Do not be led away by any new fad or fashion so as to forget that comfort should comne before such fan cles, Fashions have a knack of chan* ging, but- comfort should be an abiding feature in your home. The secret of furnishing is to combine conm fort with a harmonious whole, for you must remember that "mere muan" is generally more tractable amid com. fortable surroundings,
A DEFINITE AIM. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 13 May 1914
A DEFINITE AIM. Professor HuIxley use(l to onforce ulpon younsg non ,ho lesson of d(clluito tess by telling them a story of his own OXelrinuce. HIe was attending a meeting of the British Assoolation for the Advancement of Science at Bel. fast, Ireland. All the savants in the town assembled regularly at a certain hall, Professor Iluxloy, having boon up late one ovening, rose late in the morning, and feared he should be' late at the meeting. Coming out of his lodgi!ngs,, he hailed one of tihe Irish vehicles lknown as an outside car, and mounted it. "Now drive fast," ho sald to tlhe driver, "for I aim in a great hurry." Off weont the driver at a mlad pace, which almost thlrow the lprofessor off his seat, aind bogan charglig alolng thile road in a somewhat indefinite way, Presently it oaccurred to Huxley to say, as he held on for his lifo': "'My good man, ,do,you kno1w where I want to go?" (NO, yor allner," answered thie driver, coolly, "'You didlln't toll me where to go, bitt, annyway,...