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FEDERAL ISSUES. THE COMING FRAY. (CONTRIBUTED.) [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 13 May 1914
FEDERAL ISSUES, THEI COMING FRAY, .(CoN'nBuThD.)) On. Wednesday evoning last, the long drawn out debate on Mr, Fisher's oonmoure tuolion came to an end, and the division wan takeon, The expected happened. Ministers were acquitted on the oasting vote of the Speaker, and so far as Mr, Oook and his colloegueu can shape events, the House of Representativee is entering on the last vital not in a curious Parliamentary dranma, Hlow long the Senate may ahoose to protract its part in that act, what attitude thebo Governor.Oeneral will assumne when the actual climax is reached, it is usless to surmise, The outstanding fact is, that there may be a doulble dissolution in a very few woekls, and for such a happening Liberal forces must be ready, IT tois prudent then to forecast as accurately as may be, on what grounds tio battle is likely to be fought, The task is not a difflicult one. Thle question of electoral reform will play a com parantively small part; a proposal to introduce preferential a...
HOUSEHOLD HINTS. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 13 May 1914
HOUSEHOLD HINTS, An Italian Meat Pie,--At the bot tom of a pie dish place a thin layer of rice. Cover with finely.chopped or thin slicesof Cold meat of any kind, soeasoln generously with salt and pep p]er, and on top place either slices of fresh tomato or a th!n layer of toma to conserve.: .Repent the layers, add inlg a final one of rice. Put In a little grav\'y mado by stewing the bones of the meant-hot water Ilavored whh meat extract will be found a handy substitute-and add more from time ot time, an the excellence of tihe dish depentlda largely on plenty of gravy being absorbed by the riceo. Cook in a mloderate oven andt serve in tile dish. Orange 1Pritters.-Sepcarate the yolks from the whltesi of a couple of eggs. 3eat up the yolks to a cream with two slices of castor sugar, Then work in the strained juice of half a lemon0 and sufficient flour to make a thick batter; add the whites of the eggs whipped to a stiff froth. Peal and slice a large orange. Dip the slices-after lhaving ...
MELBOURNE. MARKED PERSONALITIES. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 13 May 1914
WIVILIOUR~NE, (from our own Ooretospondont), MAfRlIED PtRrSONALIT'IE,, The students at Ormond Oollege are thorough believers in their Professor of Theology., They will toll you that Professor Laurenoe Rentoul is nob only a highly onultured gentlrman, but also, to employ their own torse, student like language, a "Jolly good fellow all rouned," If you were to moot Professor 1entoul in a orowd at the Exhibition on the oconasion, say, of an enthuilastic Home Rule Demonstration you would not he specially impre?t d by his physical qualifoations, Thelro would come within the sphere of your vision a short, thin, clean shaveu mann, whooe outward appearance gave little token of a keen, well atocked brain, or of the pertinaceous attributes that long ago earned for the Professor, from the irreverent, the title of " Fighting Larry." Brought oubt many years ago by Sir James M'Oullooh to take charge of the East St. Kilda Presbyterian Church, Professor Rentoul-though he was not then so titled-soon ...
DATES OF COURTS. FOR YEAR 1914. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 13 May 1914
DATES OF COURTS. --*-- ·~-- ·3- ··***- --"* 'OI YMEA 191H, The followinig i thio fixturco for bbe holding of courtao t St Arnaud during 1914; SuriEMiu Couiai, Tnu?lsdy, 10th Novomber, OOUNTY COUIIT AND GlEN?lAL SIEOBIONS, Thuradany, 13th AugRut, T'1'uday, 13th Octobor, Wednoydcy, 9(th Decmber, Oriminal-)Daily, Oivil uad Lieooaing-The Polloe Magiatrato will 0it on altornato Fri. daye, conu,,ncingoi froni 9/1l/14. Civil busiunog will bo conductod in the other woek on Tuoedav.
OUR SYDNEY LETTER HYDROPLANING. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 13 May 1914
OUR SYDNEY LETTER (From our own Oorrospondont.) HVDROPLANINr. For the first timeno in it hitory, "our beautiful harbor" has been made the scene of a hydroplano ilight, under the control of that intrepid aviator, M. Guillnsx, who certainly boats anything over witnessed before in this city. The lydroplnt belongs to Mr, Lebbous Hordern, and had never before been used. For a fow hundred yards it skimmed along the Purfaco of the water, thon rose into the air, for all the world like a monstrous aquatic bird, The aoronaut flow over Double Bay towards Manly, and returned to the starting point. Altogether, three trips were made, in one of which Mr. Hordorn was a passenger. The engine of the 'plane is tremondously powerful, raising a ourrent of air which blow off the hats of spectators in the vicinity, Fortunately nothing went wrong with the engine, the petrol, the planes, the nuts, or the staye. ET1oh trip was safely negotiated, and a new chapter was thus opened in the history of Sydney harb...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 13 May 1914
Sipoolal A?dvrtiaomonts. SJASU. ROWVE & USONS, INVITE INSPEOTION OF i The Acme Patent Insures the Healtl and Comfi'ort of your Horso, The man who rugs his horse tdoes so with a definite purpose. 1lv ally defect of the rug. itself-slipping, unfastening, or otherwise-his work is not alone undone but his anirmal suffers from the very exposure that the owner sought to prevent, This is just where the " IITZSV " RUG cornes in, It never fails i Once placed in position the patent device insures it remaining securely adjusted. It is not alone cheaper-but better than any other patent rug. It has a solid grip of 28 inches along the aide. It cannot be dragged under foot nnd destroyed, It is made by ~ktlful workmansl!?.io! high quality material, HORSE RUGS, CO0W RUGS, aft, 6 10,, Ofr. f0t, Ia, 7k0 9 4kf.6in 5 ft 5 ftO6 in Oft, 1/8t 14/6 15/6 16/6 11/6 12/6 18/6 1 14/6 15/ 1l/6 17/i - 1716 18/6 10/6 21/ Other Horeo Rugs to be all jobbed out 91/ 2/6 5 27/6 at epeOlal prioee to cleair. Mart...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 13 May 1914
(Pldco lr. SIIih1OLI'A Nt~m D~isuoVery hofuro1 bjoctitra otidt Lho~ roo\lt will ho a dloop1, ro troshtoy iloop til WIt yout byr siothley clag'i ivark, Pdtoo I/~ n~1 1/ Obdlnahbo ivory. WPhet'. cuRe THAT COLQ' ~Y NEVYfl PAIL$.: SEVERh] CASqE OF EO0%KblM, OURED ) BY REIXONA, " I euffecrodl from Eozemr on theo halnds and ohelet for twelvo tootha," writes Mre, Wilson, 12 Lowle.etroa, Rediern., " The ithl and painu of it was something oruel, I could not koep from OcraLtohin)g It, and when I did it would bleeood droadfully, I oould not sleeoop, for the agony was unboarable, I tried many differont ointmiento, also dootor's modiolne, whioch he precoribod for tme, but wlthout doing too on scrap) of good, I happened to hear of iRexanoa Ointment, and as it had been reoommended to ino I got a box and triad it, and it nctoctd jusb like magic, Afior a few appliations of Rexone Ointment theo irritaltion noemed to decorease, and it was wonderfuIly cooling ; and than Ihe 1czoma Hcnba began to oomo o...
NAPOLEON AND SCIENCE. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 16 May 1914
NAPOLEON AND SCIENCE, We think of Napolion as the great Lord of War, the butcher of human lives, the builder of a great empire, built only to fall even before the death of its founder, It is well to remember that his gen* Ius was great also in other most last. ingly fruitful fields, He was not only a great warrior, but also a great states-, man-and as such he did not fail to re. alise the importance to the community of arts and sciences., VWriting to the astronomer Orlani, from Milan, which he had entered in triumph, Napoleon said: "The sciences which do honor to the human mind and the arts which em bellish life and perpetuate great achievements for posterity, should be especially honored under free govern. ments, ,,, I invite the scholars to meet and to give me their opinions as to the means that should be taken, and the needs to be fulfilled, in order to bring new life and activity into the sciences and the fine arts, Those who wish to go to France will be received with dis. tinct...
The Grateful Father. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 16 May 1914
The Grateful Father, A young man, at the risk of his lifo, saved a beautiful girl from drowninU, Her grateful father seized the rescuer of his daughter by the hand, and, in a voice trembling with emotion, said: "Noble youth, to you I am indebted for everything that makes life dear to me. Which reward will you take --flfty,. thousand pounds or the hand of my daughter?" "I'll take the daughter," replied the heroicto rescuer, thinking thereby to get both the girl and the money, "You have well chosen," replied the grateful father, "I could not have given you the fifty thousand pounds just yet, anyhow, as I have not lail up that amount, being only a contri. butor to the magazines; but my daughter is yours for life. Bless you, my children."
HOTEL FOR "DOWN-AND-OUTS." [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 16 May 1914
HOTEL FOR "DOWN.ANDOUTS8," An hotel for "downi-andouts," which has just. 1een opened in Chicago by Mr, Charles Dawes, a millionaire bank president, Is filled every night, while many are turned away for lack of accommodation. Mr. Dawes ereotel the house 'at a cost of £20,000, in memory of his son Rufus, who was drowned.' The hotel, the 'Chronicle" says, provides.a bath and.a yight's lodging for 2ld., while private rooms can be secured for 5d, The rules of the house are framed so ies not to hurt the pride of any of the guests. Soup can be obtained for a penny, coffee at the same price, and other food in pro. portion, The place is a godsend to Chicago's poor workers, many of' whom are out of employment at pro. sent, Every night the place is storm. ed by those who wish to get in out of the cold, a line of nearly 500 men awaiting entrance. The house ac. commodates only 300, and the strug gles for priority of place in the line are pitiful to behold,
PATTERN FOR CHILD'S KILT AND JUMMPER. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 16 May 1914
PATTERN FOR CHI4D'S KILT AND JUMMPER. simple little frocl. It Is easily made and would look well in any material. The jumper is separate, the kilt be ing given on body lining, It repre sents "Everylady's Journal" patternl No, 137--cut for little girls of 4 and 6 years, This pattern may be bought for ninepeneoo from local pattern agent, or will be sent post flree to any ad. dress if ninepenc in stamps is sent to Dept. "A," "Everylady's Journal," 3?76 Swanston-street, Melbourne. State number of pattern and sise required. If a penny stamp is sent to above ad. dress a 48-page catalogue will be sent to any reader who writes "send free catalogue." There are two things which evcry man or woman believes about him self or herself-namoly, that lie or she has a strong sense of humor and is a small eater, Most people are con vineed that they are poor sleepers naE well, but this is not quite so univoer sal an article of belief us. the other t wo. The follow who knows It all wonlld be a wonder if...
WOOL SALES. London, May 11. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 16 May 1914
WOOL SALES, London, nMay II. A miaollanoous selootion was submitted ab the wool sale on Monday, and prices ganerally wReo well minlltainod, loodon, May 12. At tho wool sales on Tuesday there was a very good market for orosabreds and tino morinoes at lte rateos. The WooI0l hIerohant's Assooiation habs decided not to limit the offerlongsa at tlhe fourth series, London, May 13, At the wool saloe to.day competition was well maintained for all sorts, and prioce wore firm,
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 16 May 1914
WELSBACH THE WORLD'8 BEST FOR COUNTRY LIGHTING. Air Gas Machines. The Woelbach Air Gas Ma chineo Ia o 0im pie that a chili can, work it antee flatifac. tion with all our Machiues, and to prove this we vill put a machine in for one montih freo of charge, and if not sult able, will remove sameu free of all coat to you, Write for Catalogue. WELSBACH LIGHT COMPANY OF AUSTRALASIA LIMITED, )I( (IONIOALfAIJ T.. MD1,UlOU1 RllNE. TrE EQUIrTY TRUSTEES, EXECUTO1RS, R AGENCY CO, LTD, Subscribed Capital . . £12i,,o0o00 Reserved Liability . . £1i00,000 Guarantee Fund . , , £10,000 Registered Oflices: 25 QUEEN STREET, MELB, Board of ])ircectors: EDWARD FANNING, Esq., Met' chant, Chairman, W, II. IRVINE, EsqI,, KC,, MP,., Barrister at Law, DONALL) MACKINNON, Esq.. M.L.A., narrister at Law. R, G. McCUTCIIEON, Esq,, ML.A STEWART McART''IIUR, Esq,, BIar. rister at Law. This Company is specially em powered by Act of Parliament (No. 978) to act as Executor, Administra. tor, Trustee, Receiver, Committee ...
BEALIBA STOCK SALE. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 16 May 1914
BIEALIBA S'OOK SALE., Lloears, Thoe, Morrow and 0o. repota having hold tholt monthly stook sealo at Be3aliba on Tuesday last, when they yarded 1010 etoro sheoep, C?ompetition was good for any fresh lots aund wec sold all but one lot at the following quotations:--4 and year old croessbred owes, in fair oonditiou and In lamb to Linooln rams, 18/; 4, 6 and 8 tooth merino owes, to lamb late to Llnooloas 10/3; aged merino owsoo, 9/6, 10/2 to 13/, merino weanere, on small aide, 19/ to 12/8i erosbred do., 13/; miloh ows to £4/10. We sold for the following vendore :-Measrs H, Woodhatoh, J, Rose, Kidaton Bros,, 1', ., Martina, A. Hill, IIH, Speedig, A. Mlley and lrex Usmeron,
WHICH END OF A POST SHOULD BE UP. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 16 May 1914
WHICH END OF A POST SHOULD BE UP, -----------* - It is a common belief among farm ers that a post will last longer if set in the ground the reverse of tile way a grew in the tree, ill other words, with tile )utt end up. Accordiilgly. one sees many posts, especially end and gate posts, with tile small end dlown. Tihe suppIosition is that fisaiJ) in a tree is always asceni(nig, or at lc it that it is casier for tihe nap to go up than down. Consequently, it is arguc(l, turniing a poest upside down tendcs to preovent the rise of water, helps to keep the wood dry, and, therefore, renders it less liable to do. cay. As a matter of fact, sap or water can flow in either direction with equal facility and the popular notion to the contrary is Incorrect. Careful experiments on the relative durability of post timbers have been malde by tihe Ohio Agricultural Experi· ment Station (says tile "Scientific American") and the above questiol vwas considered, One fence in par. ticular contained 150 blac...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 16 May 1914
CURE THAT COLD NNINGTO~V AS pl o ss WE MUST REPEAT, WVIEN EVERYBOIDY TELLSTI'HE SAME STO1RY, It is htard to stay uow thincs aboub Daon's Bsokacho Kiduey Pill, Tihey oure the lame and aching back, the sufferer from kidney disordere, and the troubles ot thoose whoso urinary organlstm is wrong in lie action, That they do this is so easy to prove that not a vooetigeo of doubt remaine, Publio endorsement is easily proven, Road this : Mrse, , Lindsay, D)temond Stroeet, l)Dunolly, saya :-" 1 oun give Doan' IBackaoho Kldney Pills a lirstolate recommendatlonu as a oure for bsackscheon and kidney trouble. Some two yearn ago 1 was snuff ring terribly with my kidneyP, and on the recommenudatlon of a friend I to?ol a oourse of these Pillo, and Ihey oomploetely oured ma, and I have been well over nines, Before 1 took i)oen'a Btckacho Kidney Pills, I oould hardly move on account of the awful pains in my back, which at tiimec were o severO that thley almost crippled me, Thi wasR not all, the Itidne...
What It Meant. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 16 May 1914
What It Meant. A good story is being told of a Parliamentary candidate who is "nurt sing" a Sussex constituency in view of the next election, He was earnest. ly expounding the emancipation of the laborer to an agricultural audience, and was approaching the heart of the subject, when he noticed that the countrymen looked uneasily at one apother, Could it be that he had not made the necessity of the great dellvy. erance clear to their minds, He re. traced the steps, and enforced some of the prelim'nary points over again, The uneasiness of the audience vls. bly increased, At last one stalwart cottager rose and made for the door, It was a sig. nal for a general movement, The elec. tors bore the candidate no ill-will they simply filed out, He wiped his brown, and turneld In despair to the chairman. "What does it mean?" he asked, "I called them to liberty, and they turn their backs on mel" "It means," said the chairman, "that they fully appreciate your prin. clplos, but it is nearly ten o...
PRODUCE MARKETS. Geelong, Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 16 May 1914
~RODUCI l MRKEI'lP. Geolong, Wedicieday, ftoepokit", - ??arkoe ,tron'g and1 prieEB -ull p to 1lt. week'o ralt?, ()rien skinl itao ant olme ,ac1i I rge ond?ol eporior, S7'2 Ito84tI euch; mnoino MI(d COmtbACk, teidoum /o good 4I 1 to iHi ouaoh; coarto uroliho to Irotn n721 to Sitl ouch do. medium to good, 4Sd to 0Ud oeach I, lamb. askins, B5d to 84d each; poltt, 18d to 36d oaob, D)ry skins-Merino a nd comeback, super quality, well grown, from i7d to 8ti per ; do,, meodlum to good, trom 6?d to 7d : do,, inferior, seedy and hurry, from tf I to 35d ; do,, dead, mudium to good, Ql to Od per Ib; do., dead, inferior, from 44d to 1 per Ib,; oroabretlsd, medium to tinjo, fromn 7?d to 7ti per Ib,; do,, corans, from 6ld to ?71 perlb. ; do,, (Iead, from bil to 6, per lb.; lambskisn, marines, from 70) to &it orou.breds, 7d to 7~d por lb,; pllts, ehort and oheavy, 5id to 04 per Ib, ; inferior, woovily, fromn 4d to4 I? per lb, ; ribby, from 5i to Od per Ib, lideo,-blMarket ontlnuce weak, an...
Something to Help. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 16 May 1914
Something to Help. When the Kaiser announced to Prince von 3Buelow that he had deci. ded to appoint him Chancellor of the Empire, he was surprised to see a shadow of disapplointment cross the statesman's face, ' What's the matter?" he demanded, "Are you not satisfied?" "Pardon me, sire," replied the Prince, "I did not wish to appear un grateful, but I was thinking of my wife, I know that she detests the im. mense Chancellor's palace, where we shall have to live, and she will wanut the whole of the interior thoroughly cleanned and redocorated. I am afraid, therefore, that we shall have to pass the ne.t two or thiree months in the midst of cleaning operations." "Don't worry about that, my ldear von Buelow," replied the Kaisor. "Present my best compliments to the Princess, and tell her that I shall have much pleasure in helping her to make tlhe task of cleaning easier for her." The new-made Chancellor thanked him, and retired, certain that the Kaiser would place. a regitmcut of cleaner...