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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Ballan Times — 5 February 1914

Coming Sales: L. A. Fairbairn and Co. will conduct Monthly Sales as follows:— BALLAN: Thursday, Feb. 26th. BACCHUS MARSH: Thursday, Feb. 12 th. Dugdale & Creber, Barristers end Solicitors, Queensland Builpi.vgs, 84-88 William St., Mklbouhxe, o>'k boob *uom Collins St. \Tl'II.Tj attend at their office, Ballan » ▼ on Wednesday o£ each week and on Sale days; otherwise by appointment. Trust and other moneys to leud at current rates. BONT WAIT i until you are worse before starting a campaign against > disease. No matter how. slight 1 may be your indisposition your duty to yourself demands that ' immediate steps be' taken to disperse it. Of course, you > expect to get better and not worse, but where health is in question you are never justified \ In leaving anything to chance, and, as is well known, indis- 1 position,insteadofdisappearing ' of its own sweet will, frequently i develops serious disorders if 1 ncglected. Your safest course 1 1 is to " ; TAKE SgECHaWS I PILLS...

Publication Title: Ballan Times
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
Progress of the Shire. [Newspaper Article] — Ballan Times — 5 February 1914

Progress of the Shire. At Monday's meeting of the Conor oil, Mr Piers Kelly, secretary, pre sented a quarterly financial report for each Riding (tbe first of its kind pre sented daring our recollection). These estimate? were drawn up as if the adjustments laid before the meeting in connection with the Licenses Equivalent and Subsidy has been adopted. The report".was submitted to show Councillors the progressive financial position of each Ridiug, as compared with the annual estimate of receipts and expenditure, and to onable them to curtail the latter in the event of the former unexpectedly falling off. In tho East Riding the estimated receipts wero put down at £896, and up to date £357 .has been received, leaving £539 outstanding. The esti mated expenditure was shown to be £662, and £453 has been spent, levy ing an unexpended balance of £209. j After allowing for the regular office expenditure for the balance of tbe year, and providing £91 for day labor and other.'work, a, balance o...

Publication Title: Ballan Times
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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Ballan Times — 5 February 1914

J. L. FURNESS, SURGEON DENTIST, 322 Sturt St., BALLARAT. (IS'eiir Lester's Hotel). May be consulted at GURNEY'S COFFEE PALACE on 1st & 3rd Saturday in Each Mouth. s-iGiu iu uis Oootor*! COSES THE & FJurses* || I A TESTIMONY TO wasiEiifj f wliy I BucVipcH ra Ccbur«, Vic , 3.4 5 i CLEMENTS TONIC LTD. " I know Clements Tor.ic is used extensively by the profession, and nurses know its value and are seldom wilhout it. Once a p.itiont got very weak and lew spirited, and I gave her Gements Tonic. A few doses made a change (or the better, she rapidly be came bright and cheerful, it gave her health and strength and soon put her on her feet again, which made her a firm believer in Clements Tonic. Since, I have given it to many patients with the same good results, 1 am at a loss to know how we. who look «ftci' the sii k. could f5ct on without that splendid medicine. (Signed) NURSE GARD." Th19 Medicine it ilie lest tn Vr forC libit; -.n.Vnr AcH- «.h. Weak Kidneys Iiuls^eM.on Spi...

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WHAT OUR FOREFATHERS ATE. [Newspaper Article] — Ballan Times — 5 February 1914

WHAT OUR FOREFATHERS ATE. A Gorman paper publishes an inter esting article on Uie lust dishes oi the Middle Ages. It seems that the art 'of cooking has- declined, and that it is in part duo to the cnangitig fashions in i'uod. lor instance, in Germany, in the middle Ages, many vegetables were eateu whieh have long since dis appeared from the table, such as vio let leaves, mixed with young nettles, thistles and greeu wheat, and boiled hemp seeds. Salads were mado oi mallow leaves, celery roots, and purs lane, mixed with salt and puppor, lor oil was almost unknown. Olive oil was considered, to smack of eflirainaijy and Italian luxury. tLorso radish saueo was used instead. Tho origin of sauerkraut is lost in antiquity, ljut it was certainly invented by the Ger man liauslrau long bci'ore eauliiloivors or artichokes or potatoes wero known. The potato revolutionised the fare of the poor, who had formerly to rely on tho roots of wild plants. The var iety of meats was larger, including beave...

Publication Title: Ballan Times
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Ballan Shire Council. ORDINARY MEETING. MONDAY, FEBRUARY 2ND, 1914. [Newspaper Article] — Ballan Times — 5 February 1914

'r;allaa 5hlre Council." - ordinary meeting, jlOSDAV, PF.BUUART 2»i>, 1914. i present:—Crs fi. Cameron (presi •ut in (lie clmir), A. Stewart, ,T. 0. (J. Winter, H. Jiirnns, R. A. ^"S. Clark, J. Walters, J. Gas fjj'ci. Hopm'ooJ, A. McLuod Hum. pi. JJsQixKnit's Report. jlr Piers Kelly, C.H., reported as ^]oirs:-r- ^ • cjnce your last ineoting I made ar imeut« (as instructed) to havo stJ| cfnshoil by Pry or and Sons at jperyard. The work was started January, at Yuloak Houso.— [ectired I irsnt to Morrisons and had tho ^adjustments sot in position. I ifeai to visit .Morrisons ou 7th ingt.j ■jcompleto the work—Received, fie road grader finished in the isili Hiding ou 16th January, and ypldraed to tho Shiro yard. As turn in tho time book, very cheap jfliijs been done—Received. Jriiited and inspected the." various ibsskcd lor'by Kuiwelnguboora Ipyirr. The following- are the I it urgent:—(1) A footbridge for J ool children; (2) Forming, metal j»nd draining at Dendy's; (3) A ileg bridge ov...

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REJECTED. [Newspaper Article] — Ballan Times — 5 February 1914

REJECTED. Iu a carriage on a Scottish railway sat a number of gentlemen off for tho holiday. Conspicuous in the company vvero two—ono an old mail willi a very bald head, and the other a young fel low with a great crop of red hair, whoso iiory hue would outrival the set ting sun. When they had passed Paisley most of tho travellers put down their news papers and began to yawn and look out lazily, awaiting the arrival of tho train afc their destination. Tiring of this prosaio silence, tho young man with tho red hair selected the old man as tho butt of his wit. "I say, old felelw," ho remarked rudely, "Nature surely had no hair in stock" wlion you were made?" "Sho had sir, sho had," replied tho old man; "but it was all red, and 1 would not have any of it."

Publication Title: Ballan Times
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Sporting News. RIFLE SHOOTING. [Newspaper Article] — Ballan Times — 5 February 1914

Sporting News. RIFLE SHOOTING. A meeting of committee of the Ballan Eifle Club' will be held in tlw Mechanics' Institute on Friday evening, 6th Feb., at S o*clook. The local riflemen will visit Stav.• ell "on 14th February, and members who desire to take the trip fy the Secretary on or before ? sry, bo that their names may be su mitted to the selection committee Tho final sweepstake will be c°» . poted for on 18th and 21st Fe • . ary, over the 200 and 300 yards ' . tances.

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UNGRATEFUL TOM. [Newspaper Article] — Ballan Times — 5 February 1914

UNGRATEFUL T0J1. Mr Blossom had boon very ill, ;mU by tlio time ho was abio to got downstairs again, his hair had grown to a con sidorahlo length. Thon it was that Mrs B. volunteered to cut it for him. and Blossom, probably owing to his weak condition,, consented to tlio ex periment. Mrs B. fastened the table cloth under Blossom's chin and got to business. Then Blossom repented his rashness." "Great Scott, Martha," ho yelled, as Mrs B. jammed tho point of tho scis sors in his neck. "What the dickens do you think you're doing?" "Am I hurting you, dear?" mur mured Mrs B. "It's only those cor ners behind your ears that bother 1110. Do keep still." And then sho sliced a bit olf his ear. "Thundering Jumbo!" .shouted B., jumping about the room like a cat on hot bricks. "Oh no, I'm only doing this for fun:" And ho dashed upstairs and plunged his head in tlio bath. "That's tlio worst of Tom," sighed Mrs B.. as sho took up her knitting, "lie's always so ungrateful!"

Publication Title: Ballan Times
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Shire Finances. Distribution of Licenses Equivalent. [Newspaper Article] — Ballan Times — 5 February 1914

Shire Finances. I Distribution ot Licenses Equiva lent. Mr Piers Kelly, Shire secretary, is quietly but surely puttiug the Shire books in thorough order. Iu puistU. nnoo cf this policy, hi* investigations have disclosed several unthought of methods of book-keeping, and inci dentally provided food for discussion at Monday's meeting of the Council. Taking the distribution of licenses equivalent, he found that from 1887 to 1906 inclusive the distribution was in accordance with the Act, but from 1907 to 1913 inclusive the distribu tion was incorrect. The position dis closed is a* follows:— East Riding—From 1907-13 the books show that this Riding receivod £451/1.4/4 when it should have re ceived £546, being an niidarpaymont of £94/5/8. Central Riding — From 1907-13 the books. »how that this Ridiug re ceived £976/13/8 when it should have received £735, being an overpayment of £241/13/3. • Wost Riding—From 1907-13 the boolca'Nhow that this Riding received £801/8/ when it should have receiv...

Publication Title: Ballan Times
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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MECHANICAL MOUTHING. [Newspaper Article] — Ballan Times — 5 February 1914

MKCHANICAL MOUTHING. "1 sco they'vo invented another auto matic machine that takes the place of a man," remarked Miss Pepper. "But tlicv won't invent a maehino that could take the plnco of a woman" "Oh, 1 don't know," replied Knox, ! "there's the phonograph,"

Publication Title: Ballan Times
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Cycling and Motor Notes. AUSTRALIAN AND ENGLISH. Dunlop Rubber Co. Ltd., Melbourne [Newspaper Article] — Ballan Times — 5 February 1914

Cycling and Motor Notes. AUSTRALIAN* AXD ENGLISH. Du:i!V RttMwCD. Lt!.. H*lbodri»i Ride Dunlop tyres—fhev are the best. The Jf.S.W. Automobile Clab pro pose holding a 1000 miles motor car reliability trial next September, the run to extend over a week. This will be the second 1000 miles tost held in the Commonwealth, the Dunlop .Rub ber Co. having organised one in Vic toria in 1906, which was won by Mr O. Camphin on a Darinoq. An even longer test was held in 1905, the j total distance being 1276 mile3, viz., j from Melbourne to Sydney, Med low j Baths aud back, and then back au-ain j M Melbourne. Tu this event °five contestants finished up with fall points. A remarkable invention to reduce wind resistance when cycling has re cently been publicly tested in Paris, fhe invention ia the work of a weal j cj'>' J'0,ing aviator, named M. Eticuno Bona \ anlla, and consists of a light [torpedo .shaped wood and canvas structure, jvhich completely envel opes the rider, only the bottom half ...

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ARTIFICIAL LIMBS. [Newspaper Article] — Ballan Times — 5 February 1914

ARTIFICIAL LIMBS. Men aro tlaily working, 'some with . only ono of thoir natural limbs, soino with neither, and yet thoy aro per forming thoir duties as .rapidly and skilfully as t their fellows, who 'aro mndo up entirely of llesh, blood and bono, says tho New York 'l'ribuno. In Boston . there is u legless man who supports himself as a root' painter.. Climbing about buildings and going iVp and down ladders, with two arti (*Scial limbs, lio covers as much surface , a day as any of tho othors working ■ A'th him. On tho St Lawrenoe River 'thoro is a boatman who makes a busi ness of rowing fishermen to nooks nmonjv tho Thousand Islands, where thoy can fill thoir baskets. Ho pulls against wind and currant, jumps in and out of tho boat, moors and shoves off, as if ho wcro complete in all )u« natur al members, and yet his left leg is wood below tho knee. It would appear as if bicycle riding wero almost impossible, yet J. A. Nil son is a man who finds it easy, and ' gets as muoli assistance...

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Ballan Gun Club. [Newspaper Article] — Ballan Times — 5 February 1914

Ballan Gun Club. i A shoot, under the auppicea of tha ibore club, look place at the show groands on Saturday last, when 380 birds wore put through the traps. Results:— TROPHY (Itolloway an.l Co. gun trophy presented by S. Cohen. Sons and Co.) to be won twice. Xom., 1/0. op tional sweepstake; stars 1/0. 6 bird rise. Members only, 15 miles radi us. Leg-in* won by P. Lay, C. Col lins and H. R. Chambers. E. Flack (won log-in) 1 CLUB TROPHIES (1st and 2nd)— Single pom., 2/j double, 3/8;' stars 2/. 6 bird rise. E. Flack .. 1 >7. Flack ... 2 1st Sweepstake. "Ballan" ... I 2nd Sweepstake." P. Lay ... t C. Collins ... t 3rd Sweepstake. E. Flack ... t C. Collins ... t 4th Sweepstake. H.~\VUo.U 1 . 5th Sweepstake. E. Flack ... 1 6th Sweepstake. O. Weppnor ... t W. Callcn ... t t Divided.

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SELECTING FARM SEEDS. [Newspaper Article] — Ballan Times — 5 February 1914

SELECTING FARM SEEDS. Tho importance of abtaining cle;\n seed of pure variety and truo to typu is part of tli.! business connected with fanning Una affects tlio •farmers in ciiiiiu to a very meat extent, yet there are many farmers who seldom, if ever, givo this important matter due con sideration. Wo often hear' farmers say thati if they knew wlmt field or what ground the seed was grown on ns to ho able to iiiako suru"that there aro no noxious weeds or other im purities in the sample, he, tho farmer, will not mind giving a little liwro per bushel tor his seed. Vet he does not malco it his business to visit tho particular fields on which it is grown, which, needless! to .say, nro often within easy roach of him. The majority of farmers kuow, or should know, tho litter importance" oi' .sowing seeds of pure variety and free from noxious weeds. JJut in spite ol this fact thero are many, even amongst tlioso who are ill possession of such know ledge, who do not pay enough atten tion to the...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Ballan Times — 5 February 1914

glBWS g. if*" UIMBS THE babten'-frtend-' j And mothers' friend i loo, 'Bert remedy (or I teeth injr chHdrcn. I Splendid Ur relieving feverishness, frelfufncss, I «constipation, and pre-1 r venting convulsions, [ Contain no morphia. Absolutely r»ile he the I yoimgtst infant. Good I for oldtr chlldicn too. All CfienlnlJi. U. pcrf toimnon wealth of Hustvalta - . HEAD OFFIOE SYDNEY Liknkhopdn'"^"^""0' QEiMSRAL BAIMKIMO BUSINESS at * .QUlTABLE BUILDING, OOLUN8 STREET, MELBOURNE '•J. ».Jnir. Canberra, Adelaide, IVrth. 11..l>»rt, llrMliano, Ito;'Miam|>ton. Toivinvlllc, and I<o ' * -» - -• .. ... . --- ..... London. ••••• places <IIrKorean bUla negotiated And w™,. - *2 *"/ par; of the tw«r,«». . »*»« noffot.Ut«l or forwarded for nankin,' an I hxcharu"! Kn^ii^v'f ^.ry .l<vjriptio» transaoted witJiin the Cojumon. 25?h (Jnit*! Kln^itotn and abroad, l/iimut, acuuuuu opened. Interest paid on flxed deposit*. *f ^j ra„le ajfAimt approved securities. • -r .. r...

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CROP ROTATION AND MANURE. [Newspaper Article] — Ballan Times — 5 February 1914

CROP ROTATION AND MANURE. The daily* farmer, who wishes to remain a dairy farmer niusu see (1) that his total tacreage must not be de voted to feeding dairy stock; (42) that a rotation of crops is necessary, and (#) that the constituents of thu .soiJ soH off tlio farm in the shape of milk must ho returned to the soil in the shape of manures. If the dairy far mer u>o his total acreage to fed dairy coU's, he will exhaust all his land oi the constituents.that appear in milk, while it may he rich in other subs tances thaii appear in orops. A *o tatiou of crops js necessary to meet these conditions, iu order to retain the land in heart and bring profit to the dairy farmer. Then, with intelligent watering and heavy manuring, he may grow enough green feed on a few acres to place himself beyond the rav ages of drought, and it may be, en able him to inrceaso his dairy herd. One cannot continuo to draw money out of a bank unless he pays money into tho bank. Dairy farming, or farming of any...

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FIVE HOURS IN A WHIRLPOOL. MOTOR-BOAT'S ADVENTURE [Newspaper Article] — Ballan Times — 5 February 1914

FIVE HOURS IN A WHIRLPOOL. AlOTOH-UOAT'S ADVENTURE Peter Lnngud, of Copenhagen, a young cinematograph actor, nearly lost liis life while attempting to wako n trip til rough tlie Whirlpool rapids, jnsl. below Niagara Falls in a small motoi boat. Ho s-fi'ly an<l swiftly navigated thu tenipo.^uoiis waters of the gorgo and reached tho outer edgo of tho fumous whirlpool, when the eugino went "dead." For fivo hours, Langard drifted round und round, bailing liko a mud in mi, us tho leaky boat took water.' Every minute ho could scjo planks drifting about him suddenly sucked down to tho jagged rocks below by tho grip of tho pool. At eight o'clock a freakish current swept tlio boat near enough to tho sliore for a lino to bo thrown aboard, and Lanyard, shivering and exhausted, was safely landed. Langurd began his perilous journey at three o'clock, and tho powerful motor boat darted through tho tearing watefs with beauti ful precision. Tho torriblo strain, how ever, caused tho engine...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Ballan Times — 5 February 1914

W MORGAN ft CO * im-« iwu(iH)i4t aummn . «<l*pk*l*. IMC. {THE WONDER AIR PLANT kfcaftai ****** bmt tb* tlr, ocedi m mA, m tEh3^5K5uS5 teas t ■ I «<j *•* mi pirn n—. tm ts^siS&S&Am Phoenix Blue Twill Worsted Saits \ r/ The Perfection •! Ready Tailored Clothes . . . THIS ia the Biggeat of All Clothing Valuea—the finefl of Blue SuiU for 45/— It gives you in extra good, ell wool* Blue Twill Woffled of fine appearance, colour-fa« and long wearing, made op with all that perfection of atyle and workmanahip which you would expect only at 'a much higher cost. Id fit, a car*fully graded ayatem of sixea enaures satis faction to men of all figures. Fox No. 4 Serge Suite (i»Jj ts w«r) Suits, Size* 3 to 7—39/6 Larger—42/6 Trouaera 3 t* 7—13/© Larger—IS/ PHOENIX CLOTHING CO 347-9 King St* Melbourne (spy. Fit puff Garfcaa) LIVE STOCK INSURANCE • ' i CuAHBRS OF STOCK INSURED AuAJNBT m?ATH ftov ANT PAUSE FOALING RISKS COMMENCJNfl WITn ATTEMPT TO FOAi AND DEATH FK...

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The Rainfall. [Newspaper Article] — Ballan Times — 5 February 1914

The Rainfall. Following is a Tecord of the rainfall for Baliaiv as regi»tered altko looal Po*t Office. Xo record i» taken on Sundayt. Friday — foists Saturday ... foists Monday — points Tuesday — points . Wednesday1 — points Thursda}- ..._ — points Total for 10<Vt 2633 Tom! for 1905 2396 Total for 1906 2584 Total for 1907 1887 Total for 1908 1647 Total for 1909 2621 Total for 1910 2516 Total for 1911 3767 Total for 1912 2310 Total for 1913. January February starch April Miy" Juue July August September October November December 23 88 929 118 481 311 208 229 17 i ieo 210 138 Total for 1914. January 3139 117 !17.

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INTERESTING INVENTIONS. COMING AUSTRALIAN PATENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Ballan Times — 5 February 1914

INTERESTING INVENTIONS. COMOra AUSTBAZilAJf PATENTS. It ii reported by the well known Pa tent Attorneys, Messrs. Q. G. Tnrri & Co., of "The Hialto," Collins Street, Melbourne, tbat in the ordinary coarse, Patents of the Commonwealth will be granted in respect of all or most of the following inventions. Complete spe cifications and drawings are public!; available. Milking Machine—hand operated ((>313—127.3)—The teats are aoted upon by pads controlled by cords. — A. P. Heyinan, purchaser from J. Neilson, Denmark. Cultivator (6316—1275)—A channe. iron frame, triangular with devioes to receive ana hold twines.—A. £. Miles, Viotoria. Wire Strainer and Twister (6380— 1277)—A yoke carries a winch barrel, having horns, eto.—J. O'Callaghaa, Victoria. Head Gear for Windmill (6589— 1478)—This pnmp mill has tootllad re duction gear in an oil tight casing with oil distributing derioes. — J. Alston, Victoria. Detachable scarifier share (6616 1279)—Wrought metal with the socket integral...

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