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HE WANTED THE LATEST. [Newspaper Article] — Rochester Express — 2 June 1914
HK WANTED THE LATEST. The nihor mormisji, a man 'walked Into nn Jndianupulis music store, and s.-ke'.l for "Ave Maria." "Which one do you want?" asked ill"1 clerk. "Oli, I don't know whoso it is," he tai'l. "Givo mo the best one." "Well, wo have one by Gounod, t.ijzi, Luzzi, Mascagni, Millard, IVruhiui, and Dulcken — any one is , "flosit."' said the customer, "I didn't trow Uwte was go many. Give me Jerry IJwnc'?/' ('hmibmi's was banded him: hut Sl'O'.il n"on ho came back, dissatisfied, "'his is no good on earth,'" lie said. I f-airt make head nor tail to the tune." • inmind's "Ave Maria" was then f!v«i him; but three o'clock brought 'I'm hack a.train. ,'H ua.?n't 'Ave Maria' at all I waut ^••.ho oxplainod. "It was 'Sweet
Fourteen Days Special Tailoring Offer. [Newspaper Article] — Rochester Express — 2 June 1914
Fourteen Days Special Tailoring Offer. For 14 days we intend to give a special inducement to our clients to place their tailoring orders. Just now our stock of all wool suitings is most comprehensive. Our workrooms were never manned by such a competent staff, and Mr Jane being in possession of the latest Ameri can and English plates can cut your garments to perfection. Whether it be a dress suit for evening wear or a latest cut. sac suit or overcoat or trousers you'll get it cut, made and fitted righc here iu your own town at a consider ably less price than city firms ask. Now come right away and investigate this special 14 days offer—it's genuine Cheetham and Jane, the Tailors of Taste, Rochester and IJ1 more. At Millewa, near Echiica, where a continuation of the Bamawm channels extend, 160 acres of land was lately purchased by a resident ofthe border town at a price simi lar to that secured for Mr Rae's property at Nanneella, and the pur chaser is so pleased with • his deal that h...
ABOUT EGGS. [Newspaper Article] — Rochester Express — 2 June 1914
AT50UT KCiGS. Koim'vo broodies every niyhfc. Prices are low, but quantity makes "'preserve a few at least for home j If (ho eggs aren't fortilc now iliere's ivMwUiiHfT'wwDS will> tllc ma"ag« "'same fiiiio it is best to Jiayo the hen.' producing table eggs without male.? this time of the year. Unfertile ««s keep much bcttei ihan fertile:-, which arc apt to germin fit? nn the road to market in hot vvea ilifr. Keep the eggs in a cool place til] roadv for despatch. It will save dis appointment to buyer and loss to rt/ur.-eil. , ' Tli.i winter egg usually takes up so much time in the mind of tlw average poult;ynjan (-ays a well-known poui irvniaii) that he has but little time in'iliitik of the value of the summer rjrir. though it is worth more than n pacing thought, lie argues that if tip -vi inter eg a brings 2s a dozen, it wuft be profitable: and if the sum mer egg brings only Gd, it must b« produced at a loss. Yd we believe tljere is profit in the propositions. Thf mere fact of the...
Madame Lena Conly, a Brilliant Performer. [Newspaper Article] — Rochester Express — 2 June 1914
Madame Lena Coaly, a Bril liant Performer. Madame Lena Conly, who scored such a success at the Exhibition, Adelaide, recently, will appear at the Shire Hall, Rochester on Friday, June 5th, and it goes without saying that one of the greatest musical treats ever heard in this district will be experienced by a record house, as musical interest is being mani fested in this great artist's visit. Mad ame's recent triumphant tour in the Eastern States was remarkable, the ; singer being accorded an ovation night after night, ouc contemporary stating ■'Madame sang so many times that the actual number was lost count of." The leading Commonwealth dailies without exception refer to Madame's as a tiuly glorious voice, capable of rendering most difficult songs in a most facile manner, whilst she has a singularly ex ceptional musical temperament. The public must not confuse Madame- I,eiia Conly with her sister Madame Mary Conly. Assisting Madame is a mag nificent company, including Mr Walter .Bark...
POULTRY. [?]SONABLE JOTTINGS. [Newspaper Article] — Rochester Express — 2 June 1914
POULTRY. n.'iKONABLE J01 prrparc for summer. Attend growing chicks. Belter hue birds than none/ O'c! tome src«J*tuff planted now, (Jive the garden real attention. 11:no you solved the shade problem! Sot too Udv to give the incubatoi jjinihcr run. J fare you ioo many chicks for youi iiwriors?. I! ?o. sell some .-it once-. Better sell si ;t low price than have them die. If your work is a plcasuro you'll jo it'woll; but don't try to do too miK'li. II. is about tunc (o plan for the sum i;,vr wafer etippiy. Sco you don't ran jlwrl. Kvory drone you refain is a leak that tolls on the profits. Know your llSWr. It is the crw the little chicks re :r;rc st Ihc start that tells. Well txpm is linif raised. Kwp your iiajno before the public iijrinvr tfu> off season, and you'll reap lije benefit when the sales open up.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Rochester Express — 2 June 1914
ron Hardware Merchants ail HARDWARE LINE ON HAND, Tyzf.ck's Elephant One-way Discs, 20" and 1 Cultivator Points /'s Cast Shares Wrought and other Shares M'Cafce Wheat Pick!ors and Eiluestone Windmills, Troughing, Piping Tanks and Baths Linoleums and Floor Covering's D STOCKS of IM8L ^ ill # CBfll|£11 xgsss** cisa> s-v^^y^j - .1% 1m m 1' Wkl 1 m Ifi*' H ware m &lt; gg ^ t# 1 wellc Jewellery, eweiiery tave iust pnrcnased a MANUFACTURERS' TRAVELLERS SET of SAMPLES,comprising a Very Large Range of LADIES' and GENT'S WATCHES, RINGS, &lt;fcc. ' ABIES' WATCHES in gold, gold filled, rolled gold, gilt, gun metal, oxidised steel, sterling silver, mother Of pearl, and. enamel. • LADIES' WRISTLETS, a fine collection. ;s'sn_d Gent's CHAINS, PENDANTS, PINS, STUDS and RINGS. _ Gold, Bamboo, and. Scone Bangles Rolled Gold, Stone and Gold-filled Bangles. Sterling silver Earrings and Ornaments Scores of different designs in Brooches, and numerous novelties of latest design. •' v en...
The "Express." (Established 1873.) PUBLISHED TUESDAY AND FRIDAY MORNINGS. Tuesday--- 5 Pages Friday--- 9 Pages The Largest Country Penny Newspaper in Northern Victoria, FRIDAY, JUNE 5, 1914. [Newspaper Article] — Rochester Express — 2 June 1914
(Established 1873.) PUBUSHUD TUESDAY AND FRIDAY MORNINGS. Tuesday - - 5 Pages Friday - - -9 Pages The Largest Country Penny Newspaper in Northern Victoria, FRIDAY, JUNE 5, 1914. Pressure on space compels us to hold over a number of interesting items-until next.issue. A very enjoyable social evening in aid of the Timinering stall was held at Mr W. Tehan's "Rivers dale." The prize of a sovereign was won by Miss E. O'Brien. Dancing was Indulged in till the T'ee srua' hours, the music being supplied by Misses Tehau and M. Gorman (piano), and Mr Tehan "Avoudale" (violin) while songs were rendered by Misses O'Brien, B. Tehan and Mr L. Munro, as well as recitations by Miss Wilson, Mr Morton, and Mr Ham. Auld Lang Syne brought a very pleasant evening to a close. The fortnightly meeting of the Rochester Co-operative Butter and Canning Factory Co. was held ( in the board room at the factory on Saturday. Present—Messrs 15. L. Fidge (chairman) D. J. Bourke, F. J. Burgoine, H. Cleak, J. D. Cheet...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Rochester Express — 2 June 1914
SANDHURST ana northern district TRUSTEES EXECUTORS and AGENCY COMPANY LIMITED, ESTABLISHED 1888; HEN MAKING YOUR WILE APPOINT this COMPANY EXECUTOR, it being empowered by Special Act of Parliamen w NO 979 to act as BXEOUTOB ADMIITISTRATOB Or TZR/CTSTIEIE]. IMIOIsriEl.r TO LZEIfcTID. JAS. P. B, McQUIE, Manager; View Street, Bendigo. J. T. KEANE, LL.B. BARRISTER and SOLICITOR, 51 Pall Ala!!, Bendigo, And at ROCHESTER, ELMORE INGLEWOOD and QUAMBATOOK, Visits Rochester every Sale Day and al other times when notified. Telephone No. 324. TRUST MONEYS TO LEND. H. W. RALEIGH, B.A.. LL.B (Formerly H. M, Lee), Solicitor, Rochester Commissioner for Affidavits, Victoria and New Soutli Wales. TRUST and OTHER MONEYS TO LEND. No Commission Charged. MESSRS Coherj, Kirfey Co. Solicitors, &c. Bendigo and Rochester, EG to announce to their clients and the public generally that on and after the 18th day of April, 1912, they will occupy their ne-v offices at the new Shamrock hotel, and- will att...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Rochester Express — 2 June 1914
Special Notice. Mortimer Hayes, Men's and Boys' Outfitter, BEGS to announce thai ho has opened Business.as above, in premises licit Mr f. Fitiuigau,-iflackay street, Rochester. - Big stocks of— SHIRTS, 'TIES, COLLARS, SUITS, SOX, aud General Goods for Men and Boys/" CHEAPEST HOUSE IN TOWN. Inspection Invited. (¥1 of timer Hayes, Mackay Street, Saddlery- & Harness. Importer and Manufacturer. LARGEST STOCK CARRIKD Bgetit for Henley's Healiiie,CIegg's Cork-filled Collars, Royal Ex change Assurance Co. C. LamborA, Late Fuller Bros. Gi!lieS"St,, Rochester Ifstablished nearly half a century. REMEMBER, DUCK Season opens next month, and IF YOU WANT THE VERY BEST AMMUNITION, CALL and INSPECT _nt Fitzgerald's, Where you can rely on obtaining Very Best Cartridges AT BEDROCK PRICES. Cartridge Belts aud Guns of all re nowned makers on hand. Fishing Tackle to suit everybody. The prices are right; the goods speak for themselves. Guus repaired at shortest notice. You can get auylhiutr you r...
A Good Grass for Dry or Semi-arid Districts. (To the Editor.) [Newspaper Article] — Rochester Express — 2 June 1914
A Good Grass for Dry or Semi-arid Districts. (To the Editor.) Sir,—Haviug been au experi mentalist for many years past with various grasses aud fodder plants, and having proved -the native Rhodes Grass (Chloris barbata vara decora) to be a rapid grower and heavy yielder of nutritious fodder, I wish to briug its great merit before our pastoralists. It attains the height of 3 aud 4 feet, is relished by stock, aud will retain its verdue v?hen other grasses arc dried up, and if cut before seeding, makes palatable hay. According to analysis it is one of the richest grasses we possess either imported or indigenous. It is only quite re cently that it has come into pro minence, principally through the favorable reports from Queensland, where it is said to have succeeded wonderfully in clay-pau, wind swept and sun-scorched country where other grasses were difficult to establish, It is, however, a na tive of this State, also, having been identified in 190-1 and it will pro bably succeed even ...
Wanted, a Club! [Newspaper Article] — Rochester Express — 2 June 1914
Wanted, a Club ! Ah! where is the club that we need to brat u The croakers who croak the whole year through, Their hearts are parched when there's little rain, And they croak aloud if tin coins are few ! Give us a club with a healthy uob, That we may wield it with grim in tent On the heads of those who, to earn a bob, Proffer a "sprat" on sweating bent! Yes, give us a club to siuite the head Of the pessimist who's out to frown On local enterprise and, envy-fed, Runs every progress movement down ! Wanted, a Ci.ub! Did you ever hear Such a wise request in all your life ? Ah! the one who'll need the "club" we fear Will be the wobblv clubman's wife ! Itchy Koo.
Great Shipping Disaster. 1,032 PERSONS PERISH. [Newspaper Article] — Rochester Express — 2 June 1914
Great Shipping Disaster. 1,032 PERSONS PERISH. A great shipping disaster has occurred iu the St. Lawerence River, Canada, on Friday morning. The Canadian-Pacific Railways Cotii ! pany's Empress of Ireland (14,191 tons), j when off Father Point, 132 miles from | Quebec, 180 miles from the mouth of tke great- waterway, collided with a large steamer, the Norwegian collier Storstad (6028 tons). The Empress of Ireland cleared Que bec for Liverpool on Thursday, with 1,287 souls on board, 787 were passen gers, 77 being in the first class, 206 in the second class, and 504 iu the steer age. Of this number only IS passengers in the first class, 131 in the second class and 206 of the crew, or a total of 355, have been saved, leaving 1,032 who have perished. The collision occurred in a fog. No Australians were lost. When the Titanic was lost not far from Ihe same place iu 1912, her death loll amounted to 1,503.
Burnett (Q) Notes. BYRNESTOWN, QUEENSLAND. MAY, 24TH, 1914. [Newspaper Article] — Rochester Express — 2 June 1914
11ii*ftiii i nm m hum mi ■' iimhumj ' Burnett (Q) Notes. BYRNESTOWN, QUEENS LAND. . May, 2-1 th, 101-1. After a very prolonged summer> winter is with us again. So far no frost has come but the nights are chilly, aud additional bed clothes are necessary, and coats in the day with an overcoat at night are worn with comfort. There was a very heavy rainfall in March, (he fall being 1058 points on 17 days, which on top of the rains of January aud February brought the total to 1931 points, or nearly iuches. April's fall was very light, viz., 31 poiuts. Towards the coost the fall was heavier. One Sunday night about 4 iuches fell iu an hour in Maryborough, which place is wretchedly sewered. Several dra pers shops were flooded, the ground floor and the cellars being sub merged by the storm "water aud thousands of pounds worth of stock damaged, Byrnestowu did not escape, the fall being about 2l/i inches in au hour, and this, added to an already saturated country, caused the creeks aud gull...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Rochester Express — 2 June 1914
Geo. Smith's Seeds Giant Asters, Stocks, Pansies, & all Flower & Vegetable Seeds. ^ ® H | My hardy, cold climate FRUIT TREES, ill i Rose 1>lants. Shrubs. &c., grow vigor ray jag&> las* M&E H ously when transplanted to milder dis ® trirts. SMITH'S'SEEDS AND PLANTS ARE SOLD ON HONOR. TRY THEM. Cash orders delivered FREIGHT PAID to auy Railway station. CATALOGUES Free on Application. GEO, SMITH, Seed and Plant Merchant, Ballarat. Established 1861, An interesting Group ! "YOUR Children — if photographed at ''ALEXANDER" Studios—what an interesting group they would make. The charming life-like details, the bright, happy, childish faces would Cud — such realistic an artistic inclusion that .the "ALEXANDER" Portrait will be 'prized by you—and by them—through the coming long years that are sure to bring many changes. CHARGES MODERATE. Dispel the regrets of the future, and MAKE AN APPOINTMENT TO-DAY for your comiug Bendigo visit. w I J Rgmi ig...
Restdown Progress Association. [Newspaper Article] — Rochester Express — 2 June 1914
Rest down Progress Associa* tion. A meeting of the association was held in the fire station ou Saturday afternoon, Mr J. Quinu (president) in the chair. There were also pre sent Messrs A. Read (secretary) D. M'Cormack, R. E. Triplett, E. N' Gamble, H. Pearse, Burgoine, D. Turnbull, I,. Lavery, R. Shearer and A. Butcher. The correspondence had reference to the establishment of a post office at Strathallan, which has now be come an accomplished fact. It was resolved on the motion of Mr Read, seconded by Mr Pearse that the best thanks of the Associa tion be forwarded Messrs Palmer aud M'Coll M'sP., for their efforts in securing postal facilities at Strath allan. The secretary asked if any action would be taken towards presenting evidence before the Closer Settle ment Commission when it comes to the Rochester district. He thought that the settlers should stand to gether. He attended the executive of the settler's association and saw some settlers of the Strathkellar settlement who said ...
Presentation to Miss Grey. [Newspaper Article] — Rochester Express — 2 June 1914
Presentation to Miss Grey. A pleasing presentation took place at the State school on Friday afternoon, when Miss Grey, who has taught there for the last two years, was presented with a hand some dressing case on the threshold of her departure to take up a posi tion in the N.S.W. Education de partment. Cr M'Master made tbe presentation on behalf of the teach ers and the scholars. The head teacher, in introducing Cr M'Mas ter, as chairman of the school board, made kindly reference to Miss Grey's attributes as a teacher, and expressed the regret felt by the teachers and scholars alike at Miss Grey's departure, though a pleas ing feature of Miss Grey's leaving was that she was bettering her posi tion and would be nearer her home in N.S.W. Cr M'Master hoped the children would not be disappointed because lollies and fruit were not to be served out. (I/Oud laughter.) Miss Grey's departure was the breaking of another link in the chain of friendship broken so re cently on" Head-teacher Mills...
Commercial. BENDIGO PIG MARKET. Thursday, May 28th. [Newspaper Article] — Rochester Express — 2 June 1914
Commercial. BENDIGO PIG MARKET. Thursday. Mav 28th. Messrs Mason Bros, report—A very light yarding of pigs penned for this week's sale. Buyers were in attendance in their usual good numbers and bid ding throughout the sale was spirited and good values ruled inconsequence. Baconeis—The number forward was well within requirements consequently all weights sold at a good advance on last week's prices. Porkers—The few that were forward realised better figures. Stores—All sorts sold on about a par with last week's rates. Quotations:— Best bacouers, L4 2s to L4 5s; medium do., L3 13s to L3 16s; light do., 1,3 7s to 1/3 10s; porkers, L2 17s to L3 4s; others, Ll 18s to L2 10s; stores, Ll 2s to LI 10s; suckers and slips 9s to Ll.
Gymnastics and Physical Culture Club. [Newspaper Article] — Rochester Express — 2 June 1914
Gymnastics and Physical Culture Club. A meeting was? held on Friday evening at the fire station for the purpose of organising a gymnastic and physical culture club for gentlemen. There were present Messrs G. B. Gibbs (in the chair), L. Booker, R. Hill, —. Haslem, Stirling, A. G. Robertson, J. Wil liatns, Dorman, J. Shanahau, J. S. Ferguson, R._ Ferguson, A. Pattin son, Mitchell, Cressweil, Powell. Others had signified their intention of being present if not detained by other business. The chairman ex plained and eularged on the ob jects of the undertaking which he thought wouid fill a much desired want in Rochester. They had seen what physical culture had done for the football club. Mr Pattinson, the convener, said that he had been asked by several to initiate a gents' physical culture club which might be affiliated with the ladies' physical culture club, the ^members of which ^approved of theproposition. Mr',Fuller's shed would be, very suitable for prac tice if it was not secured ...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Rochester Express — 2 June 1914
Thanks. MRS W. H. MUSTEY and FAMILY beg to tender their sincere thanks to Drs. Lease aud Long and other doc- tors who attended, also Miss E. Hill for her kind and untiring attendance on the late Mr Charles Mustey, and all kind friends for their letters of sympathy, bereavement cards, telegrams and floral tributes during their recent sad bereave- ment.
NOVELTY IN NOTES. "PAY WHEN THE SUN GOES DOWN." A MALTESE CROSS. [Newspaper Article] — Rochester Express — 5 June 1914
NOVELTY IN NOTES. "PAY WHEN THE SUN GOES DOWN." A MALTESE CROSS. On his way home to Malta to be married, Joseph Marchi, who has been working in the mines at Mount Mor gan during the past seven montli3, was induced by a man he met on the steamer Omrah to go for a walk iu the streets of Sydney one day last week, and was swindled out of £lu by means of a faked note on the "Bank of Brisbane," which bore the words: "Pay the bearer £10 when the sua goes down." Marchi went to the detective office and handed a note to Supt. Roche, chief of the detectives. "What is this?" asked the police of ficer, to which the stranger replied, "I robbed; I robbed, I robbed." In broken English he told the tale of his adventure. He said he was leaning over the railings of the steer age deck of the Omrah shortly after noon, when he was greeted "by a well dressed man, who entered into a con versation with him. They talked for over an hour, during which time the stranger learned from him that he had been workin...