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LOCAL AND GENERAL. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 17 January 1914
LOOAL AND GENERAL. Thle Donald Brase Band ias deolded to commenoe the Hospital Sunday trips early next lmonth, Acaounte are at the eub.ereaaury for D, Douglae, Norah Walsh, W. L. Roll, E, II. Golden, J. H., Brown (2), A, J, Cougle, B. Kavanagh and R, I, M'Geo. Mr, (, Gardner, grain buyer and geneoral cominlssion agent, Napiar street, has a buesinenss announcement in this lisue, He is a purchaser of grain in any quatity, I)r. Nioholae O'D)onnell has been appointed a delegate by the United Irishb League of Melbourne to attend the Home tRule oolebratlons in Ireland during September. Another motor oar-a ford-has ootne to thie distriaob, the purhaseor being Mr, Neill Olarke, of Gro (Gro Norlth.i 'lhO oar is 20 hp. with the usual standard body atndi will oeat ive persons., It was purchased through the agency of Mr, A, O, Klug, of the St. Arnaud motor garage, Sonior.oonuestablo Mattbhew, who has boen in charge of the Avoca police stateion for the paseb two years, has beets transferred to K...
RIFLE SHOOTING. ST. ARNAUD CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 17 January 1914
RIFLE SHOOTING. ST, ARNAUD CLUB, Members of the above alub oompeted in a spoon shoob on the local range on Wedonsday afternoon, the conditions benlog 14 shots at 300yards, W. Golding was ecooeeeful, Details: Soore hop, Ttl. W. Golding ... ... 62 7 609 W. J. Wilton ... ... 61 5 06 E. Perry ... ... 62 14 66 VW. H, Gargett... ... 590 5 64 0, Orone ..., ... 55 ? 62 H. Young ,,..,, 59 2 61 E. 8. Wilton .,. ... 54 7 01 H. Kew Ming .. ..., 51 10 61 G. Perry ... ... 54 6 60 T. A, Burrage .... ,, 54 6 60 W. Watson ,., ,,, 52 4 56
The Very Latest. Melbourne, Friday evening. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 17 January 1914
The Very Latest. Melbourne, Friday evening, Wbeat.-A further advance of t4r per cental i cabhled. The local market is firm, and offerinut are limited. For Jinuary delivery, 3/6O is quoted; Feb. rumry, 3/Ok; M'icb Miy, 3/Va. Flour, £8/10, Ouie, 1/9 to 1/10. ChafE £3/5. Hay, £5/10, Poratoeo, £3/10 to £4. Oniene, £7/1O to £7/1b. Lord Denman bas cabled So She Japan~ee GovornmeUt the sympathy of the Governmnent and the people of She Commonwealth in connection with the eruption tragedy. John Rimzz wag fined £30 at the City Court for eolling wine without a liiconee, A return shows that oliver coinage to the value of £84,000 way loened by the Commonwealth up to Drocmber. The demand still continuea, Sir Ceorge Reid has arrived from New South Wales He will remain three weeks before returning to Lon. don. William mrook, aged 45, coal mine manager of Morwell, committed euicide by ohooting himoel!,
MINISTERIAL ELECTIONS. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 17 January 1914
MlINISTERIAL ELECOTION. ------4-,-l-- · T'he Stato eleotion. neoesslfated by the forming of the new Wat Ministry were held on Thursday, The seats aonteetod were those of tIhe Premier, Mr, Watt, at Essendon ; the Attoruey.oeneral, Mr, Muokinnon, at Prahran; Rand the Minister of Agrioulture, Mr. IIltohineon, at Borun~, As was tgenerally anotlipRted, eaoh Minister has boon returned by a vory subatantial tijority, The polling was ae follows: Eesondo,.-Watt, 60,183; Keanea, 4,761; w?j rity for \Vatu, 1,442. Vrshran.-Maokinnon, 3,63d ; Webber, 9,800 ; mijority for Maeokinnon, 826., Borung -- nsohlnenn, 2,052i M't~Roe, 1,7i1 ; majority for Hutobinson, 1221.
SPORTING NOTES. CRICKET. FRIENDLY SOCIETIES ASSOCIATION. A.N.A. V. UNITED. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 17 January 1914
SPORTING NOTES, ORIOKET. PRIENDLY SOIuETIES ASSOCIATION, A.NA. V. UNITED. The above match iu the Friendly Sooietie' Compoiltion rreened in a win for the Uuited.wlth only four rune to spare. As the game proceeded, Iaterest increased, and, towards the fiuish, there wne some excitement, The A N.A. went in first, and wore die. missed for 48, of which L Young made 21. The United responded wth .a totalof 0O-Sayer 1(, Whitney 12 and Orisold 11 being principal scorere, Followiug are the detaile: A N.A, Reado, b Ystee ,,, .,. ,.. 0 L, Young, a MInsA, 1) Sayer ... 21 Symondc, b Yates .., 8 Bilton, b Fischer.. ., ,,, 1 Cherry, b Fisoher .,.... 0 M'Gowan, a Grliold, b Yates ,,, 3 LPmbert, b Golding ,,, .., 0 J. Young, not out ... ... 0 Bennetto, run nut ... ,,. S Sunimerfld, b Golding.,. n, 0 Oornelus, b Golding .., ,,., 0 Sandry .., ,.. *,, 1 Total.. ... . ,'.. 46 Bnwllng,-Yates, 3 wlckets for 13 runs; Flsoher, 2 for 10; Golding, 3 for 12; Ssyer, 1 for 10. VNITED. Waleh, b Symonds ., e.. 4 Sia...
BOROUGH OF ST. ARNAUD. Abstract of Accounts for the year ended 30th September, 1913. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 17 January 1914
BOROUGH OF ST. ARNAUD. Abstract of Accounts for the year ended 30th September, 1913. RECEIPTS. £ u, d. General Rates, Current ,,, 1518 17 4 Arreare ,,, 275 8 0 Interest ,,. 23 11 6 Pan Fees , ... 436 7. 2 Government Endowment ,,, 50 0 0 Government Grante ,,, 60 0 0 Licensee- Paymentunder Licensine Aot 320 0 0 CArters , ,,, 8 0 0 Hackney Carriage & Drivers 5 2 0 Slaughtering .., ... 6 0 0 Noxious Trades ... 0, 7 6 Dog Regsletration,.. ... 74 5 0 Rent and Hire Town Hall ... ,... 293 13 5 Piano ., ,, ,,, 48 8 9 Main Drain Reserve ,,, 110 0 Market Reserve,.. ,,, 4 18 4 Unclaimed Land ... ... 5 10 0 Saleyards Cottage ,,, 3 12 0 WVeighbridge Does ,, 73 4 4 Cattle Market ,,, . , 106 10 9 Pollee Court Fines ,. 7 8 0 Contraotoras' Deposits ... 16 10 4 Sile of Mlateriale, oo, ... 7 0 4 Rate OCertificatees,,, ,,, 0 5 0 Asphalling Contributions ,,, 22 16 0 Voters' Rolls ., ,,. 0 0 6 Parks and Gardene ,, 4 14 6 Dairy Licenses ., ... 3 5 0 Refund of Interest on Loan 2 5 0 Miscellaneous .....
JOYLAND. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 17 January 1914
JOYLAND. " FROM MANGER TO CROS8." There was a very large end appreolative audieneoo at Joyland last nighlt, when the notable oinem ltograph film, " From Manger To Croes," w?e ehown, The ploturo is a continuation of inagnifieoout features in con, nection with the greatest event tle world has ever ktnown. D)uring the progrees of the display, the story beootnee more and mIore taolinating, and every scene oroates intense interest, The first familiar one ia lho Annunoittion The manger soene ts very beau iful, and becomes instruoc livo as one realiees that it is identical with the original oonditiona of the mInoger oradle, Passing from the ohildhood to the youth of Jenes, traditionse as to His boy lif, have been drawn upon legitimately. The Miniatry of Jesus is describod in the next series, whloh orcste quite a charm. The Oulline of the Dieoiples, the healing of the blind, lane and all that were diseased, form a oallooi on of impresoive roesee whioh are nioely depileted, The Lease Supper ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 17 January 1914
__Poolecl vB~easomaents. The Leading Firm. JAS. ROWE & SONS, VICTORIA ARCADE, FOR . White Duck Verandab Blinds Green or Brown Stripo Canvae Verandah Blinode Made up to any siz on tbhe promises, Estimates gladly given, Green or white Bamboo Blinde'in the following sizes :-3 ft, x 6 ft, 4 ft, x 8 ft,, 6 ft., x 8 f,, 8 ft., x 8 ft., 10 ft, x 8 ft, F.y.proof WVire Dooras-took oizes, 2 ft., 6 in x 6 ft. 6 ft., ; 2 ft. 8 in, x 0 ft. 8in,; 2 ft. 10 in, x 6 ft, 10 in.; iu a numbor of different designs Anjustable Fly Proof Window Soreensue Dook OChaire in Pine and Blaokwood, all sixes and kinds in stook Cano Chairs and Lounges Sea Graess Ohairs and Lounges Oanvas Hammocks for comfort and durability Bedroom and Dining Room Suites In prieoos to esuitb any pooknt Our Railback Pantasotto Dining Room Suite. 7 pieces at £8/15 takes a lot of beating A oheaper Leathbor Suite, 7 pieroe, a real good investment at £6/12/6 All kinds, sizvo, and oolours in Bedsteads and Oots-a grand asesortment G...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 17 January 1914
VICTORIAN Producers' Co Operative Co. Ltd. 1- Head Oflfoo-'-95 Collin.e.t., Melbourne. Grain Shod--Wdliametownu Wool, Hide, and Skin Stores, DAIRY PRODUOE, Stock Salea--Molbourne, Iondigo, Sun. bury and Nagambioe. Land, Estate, and Ineurano Agents, Bags, Manures, Oils, Twine, Gro ceries, Tea, &c, ENQUIRIiS INVITED, P.&O. ROYAL MAIL STEAMERS LEAVE MELBOURNE EVERY ALTERNATE WEEK FOR MARSEILLES & LiONDON Calliln at Adelaide, Fremantle, Colombo, Aden, Port Said, Gibraltar, Plymouth on route With perminieo to cell at B3rindisi FIRST and SECOND Saloon only Return Ticket to Europe ava'lable for Two Year. RATES OF PASSAGE MONEY To FREMANTLE Single £7 10,. to £9 10., Retumrn £11 10, to £14 5t To COLOMBO Single £27 101. to £34 2,. Return £40 14.. to £50 12,. To BOMBAY and CALCUTTA Single £29 14., to £37 8.1, Return £44 to £56 2t. To MARSEILLES Single £39 12s, to £78 2., Return £66 to £116 12.. To LONDON Sin?le £41 16,, to £82 10, Return £69 6., to £123 4.. Full particu...
THE PRIMARY INDUSTRIES. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 17 January 1914
9ATURDAY, JANUARY 17, 1914. THEJ FRIMARY INDUSJTRIE$, ALTuovUn thebo fnoal retures of bho season are not yet available, ecflolient io known to give an seourance that the primary producere have done well, After an inauepiolous opening, favor. nble conditions prevailed, The resale bas been a more than eatisfactory wheat barvest and a capital wool clip, The wheat crop ie being soen to the sea board in larga quanittiees, It is antoi pated that Victoria will be able to show a total yield of something over 35,000,000 busheola, although itS will be some time before the exact figures are known, More reliable d(ata is to hand roegarding the wool olip. From slet July to thebo first week in January the arrivals of wool at the enaboard Iolding the outporte--amounted to 389,614 baleo, This compares with 332,018 bales for the correspondint period of the previous season. A sub stantial increase is therefore eassured, Tho output of butter has not shown a similar elasticitoby, but it i8 Imposeible t...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 17 January 1914
S Spoestal Adertisomonts The Best aItse Cheapest The BEST Engine or Machine may COST a little MORE at the outset, but long before it is dlone with it will have proved itself MUCHL THE CHEAPER. One of the most Familiar illustrations of this Truth is Hornsby Manufactures which are of the Highest Grade, eszpecially Renowned for Lasting Qualities and Absolutely Economical. Oil Engi e , Stationlry and Portable Petrol Engines, Stationary and Portable It is easy to forget what you raid for a Good Engine but the Cost of an Inferior Engine is ever on your memory. Hornsby's Gas Engines and Suction Gas Plants Hlighest Qality, Greatest Elficiency. The Standard of the World, On Top for all Power Purposes, R. HORNSBY & SONS LTD. Mclbourne, Sydnoey and Brisbano 114 OAKLANDS 1914 ('Tis The Car with a Conscience.) NOTE IMPROVEMFENTS IN NEW 1014 MODEL, 1, Ddloo Eleotric Slf-S artor and Lights, 2 Oar painted all French Gray (not a hearse). 3. Khaki Hood. 4. Ovornize Tyreo. The Oaklands is the ...
WATTLE CREEK BRIDGE. GOVERNMENT GRANTS £100. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 17 January 1914
WATTLE OREEK BRIDGE, -----4.9- -~--- GOVI?ECRNMINT GRANT' £100, With regardt to tho prolipoJ?ed bridge over the Wattlo (Jrcih lt Nlavairei, lr, J. W, I'enningtont, NML, A., ii llu'eojllut i i letter Irorm the Nli ihtir of lPulilji Worke, btil maing that t lhie (ruveirliileL will contoiribute £100 Icwrd u ii I nci ocltditilon thab the three ti?tirte s ilntrted-- l (llr KrI(ur, 'tawell, ard Avocu--roll lirovlde £1o 0 a dditional, lthih dciionto le i itcctllld tlo with the liappl, oelioi iaelde bIy thli clhlie couituile tnentolloed T'he Minleter futntk h ltellt that ce thie work appears to bi of tien i lit-utl niltui, pliuo, 10o,, should lie aubtititltl ior thlio ulipovil of Ihe department witih a viow to thlu early ereotion of ithe bridlge,
ABOUT MIRRORS. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 17 January 1914
ABOUT MIFIRtORS. The first mirror was doubtless thl smooth surfaco of a clear an d shinltj pool, Whatt w',ere tlhe I'eelin(s nt'ouse( by the sight of the r'lleCt!(ld illllng( which the primitive man or womtin on in thi water, we can only imlilgin; ' u Williams, the tissioar,,,', tell: us tha, sfomo of Ihe lijinus hel ihat man ha1( two spliits, a dlnrk one and a lidghl, onoe ad1 thalt the refollection seen in a poo was the Inltter. Am!i wheu the mission rmy placed one of these savages befort n mirror, this child of Nature stood entrancedl , and nurmrunred softly: "Now I can ee 0into the world of spirits I" Artifeial ..ltirrors have been in use for thousands of yoers, as various rep lies and literary references from the remote. past give evideneo. Thouk vitmilied lava and sheots of 11ion1 have Ieton put to tlhi/ 11use0, ost of thie an ciont mlrrors - 1E~gyptiai, Hebrew, Greek, and l tonan--woro made of me tulI, usually bronze or silver. Metal mni'rrors continued in use until a lato pe...
LIVE STOCK MARKETS. St. Arnaud, Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 17 January 1914
LIVE ST00K MARKETS, St, Arnaudt, Thursday, Moesrs (, MI'Kechnio and 0o, report- 'lho total yardinlgs were 7879 store sheep, 7 fat sheep) anid laImbu, and 6 oantle, There was an avorage attendance, and any good, frslh conlditioned store sheep sold at flll rates, but backward conditioned or travelled lots were neglected, and a good mIlnller were turned out unlsold, Fat Sheep and Lamba.-A abort supply of very poor quality, which sold at full rates. Cattle - Only a few of indiferent quality, for which there was no demand. 3 and 4 yr old m wrs, clean necks, good store condition, 13/3 to 13/7 ; mI w lbs, 10/3; x do, shorn, extra well grown, 12/1; others, backward condition, 10/4; x lbs in wool, 13/7 ; 3 and 4 yr old mn swes,, joined with Lin rams, 10/7 to 12/4; 4, O, and faulty, 7/11 to 8/1; 4 and 5 yr olddo, ages guaranteed, to 11/9 ; 4, 6, and 8 t x !wes, good sorts, 15/11 ; fat m w, 14/6 ; do ewes, 10/ to 13/; fat lbs, to 13/, We yarded 4851 store sheep, (0 fat shloop and lambs, and 6 ...
VAIN REGRETS. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 17 January 1914
Tihe soit loolis ip is Ikiiigs go bi Amii dieamis: "IL siueh a one wero I V Theii lkifn: 1iht'll)l jihi bi, his I nil fn rukly health amid Iinh soil. PlEchuinims: 'If I w'eirr suichd as tliso!' Ihiis, unithleu' kniowiing tithliiis heat O)f sadneicss usal of disco~nt(nii, So iwaste, sio spi'iit in vain irgref, Th'liwivies tha t miight I e useful yet.
ST ARNAUD PRODUCE MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 17 January 1914
H'T ARNAUDL PROD)IUUE~ MARZHI(I II, T. Edwards reports: - Whws, 8/2) t~o 3/3, Ones, 1/0, Pelte, 30r to 4d per Ib ; l urnbe, to Ed per lb,; rabbit, Od; hidee,4dl
OTHER THINGS IN LIFE. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 17 January 1914
TI, i nit ts ,aaid to t ho boy ztthlet, tihl' other day: "I afiii dolie tllled lto hc:ti of Votil ,ut(' (o,, flit Ito h chool Itasthall t~Leil, liir nil hut yo, ml rt, iiiiein lala Ihat, lh eL'o it i hthl' l iiitiitp t life 1 it t idesV baseball." "SI.Yo ,llll!;; clot "Yes anti I know," stid Ltlit Ito i"ht, frg i all i IF'i afraid i'lP too light, for football or rowiins"
WOOL SALES. London, Jan. 13. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 17 January 1914
WOOL SALES. Lodou, Jau,. 13, T'he tireatof the wool onlos for the noew year opoened yesterlday jin London, wih o~ffernle of 12,470 bales, of whioch 10.908 bales were Australian. There was a very rtel)reasentative seleotlon of maierinoes, but that of crosebeods wll poor. ThetOrO was a very full attandanoe, inoloding buyere from Amorica, Morione weore firh Rat the clos. Ing rates of the Docember esales, Yorklshiro urohalsiung freely. Crosebreda were oucas. ionally In sellera' lavor, Loudou , Jan. 11 AM the males to-day there was good omil. paetitlon for all qualities at popning rates, shabby merinoes being barely maintained.