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Donald Coursing Club. [Newspaper Article] — Donald Times — 7 July 1916
Donald Coursing Olub. A meeting of the above club was held at the Racecourse hotel on Wednesday evening, Mr D Dooley in the chair. A large amount of correspondence was read. It was resolved that Mr F. Scarce be asked to assist Messrs J Bales and A. Smith in canvassing for subscriptions. Three gatekeepers were appoiuted for the meeting ou the 18th and llHh inst., viz., Messrs I J. Willey, R. Jackson, and G. Meyer, and Mr C. Davison was appointed flag steward. It was decided to apply for permission to run a hack race. It was decided to advertise the programme in the local press. The draw will take place at Ditchbnrn's Donald hotel on Friday, 14th inst., the night of the closing of the entries. The next meeiing takes place at the Shamrock hotel on Monday, 17th inst. It was decided to nrake ap plication to the racecourse trustees to remove three chains of fencing. The secretary reported that several entries had been received for the Champion Stake, and the Class Stake was about filled. ...
BALLARAT PRODUCE MARKET. BALLARAT, Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — Donald Times — 7 July 1916
BALLARAT PRODUCE MARKET.", BALivARAT, Tuesday. Wheat, 4/9 to 5/ ; Oats, 2/2 to 2/3. Barley—Cape: 2/9 to 3/; Eng lish, 3/9 to 4/3. Potatoes—Prime Carmens, ,£6/5/ 'to ,£6/10; Snow flakes, £5/15/ to £6. Hay Sheaves," £2/5; manger, £2/10/, Flour £11/2/6. Bran, .£5/5. Pol lard—£6/5.
The Markets BALLARAT LIVE STOCK MARKET. TUESDAY, 4TH JULY. [Newspaper Article] — Donald Times — 7 July 1916
The Markets BALL a. RAT LIVE STOCK MARKET.; Tuesday. 4th July. At the B-illarat market on Tues day about 102 h'ead'of cattle cam'": to band," consisting of quality rang ing from good to prime, the remain der being made: up ot middling to useful descriptions. Quotations:— Prime bullocks, £21' io £23 ; extra £24 to £25; heavyweights to. £27 ; useful, £17 to £18 ; good to £20 ; Prime cows £[9 to £21, good £16 to £1S. Sheep—2097 yarJed. Prime xb wethers 37/ to 39/ ; extra 41 / to 43/ ; heavyweights to 4&lt;V/9 ; good 33/ to 35/; useful'31/ to 32/; prime ewes, 36/ to 38/ ; extra, 40/ to 42/; prime merino wethers, 31/ to 36/; good 30/ to 32/. : Lambs—1035 to hand. Prime, I 32/ to 34/ ; extra 35/ to 36/6 ; odd j ones 40/9 to 50/9. Stephen Holgate:& Co., sold ona/c Mrs Goldsmith, Corack, 9 bullocks £27 to. £18, averaging ,^20/10/7, topping' the" market. Sheep—On a/c Mr L Basset, Donald, 103 xb wethers to 3S/9, . also 5 rams and 4 merino ewes, same owner.
Sporting Notes. GOLF. [Newspaper Article] — Donald Times — 7 July 1916
Sporting Notes. GOLF. Ladies and gents' handicaps were played off during the week on the Donald links (1-1 holes). Follow ing are the scores :— Ladies' Handicap. Mrs O'Brien ... 77— 6—71 Miss W. Tonkin ... 92—18—74 Miss C. Tonkin ... 92—16—70 Mrs. Thomson ... 98—20—78 Miss C. O'Brien ..,106—2S—78 Mkns1 Handicap. C- Beckley 74—10—64 ' W. R Gray 71—■ 6—65 I A. Mertens 94—24—70 Dr. Calhoun . 81— 8—73 G. H. Woodfall ... 91—12—79 W. E. Thomson ... 85— 6—79 T. R. O'Brien 90-10—80 The Minister for Defence, Senator Pearce, stated recently that instruc tionf had been issued to the Military Commandant iu Western Australia to preveut party politicians making speeches in the military training camps. Should it be necessary similar instructions would be issued to the Commandants in the .other States. Referring to the statement said to have been made by the leader of the Opposition in Western Aus | tralia, Mr F. Wilson, M.L-A.. at he Blackboy Camp, that his youngest son, although only 16 years of ...
News in Brief. [Newspaper Article] — Donald Times — 7 July 1916
The "Times" Red now exceeds j£4.000,000. ' The number of AustiaW,1 action is 41,969. The members oi the q.. 1 Bakers' Society, on strike ttj lost in wages /,8,500. Tasmanian State isve^ I financial year reached £U^-| ,£57,03-! mote than for The revenue of the Un\t;j tl dom for the quarter eii/l June was 1 Twenty-two million Uj-j I i water toll over the dig at 1 every hour. ~T. 1 Premier Holman, oi 1 claims that the financial vatt] 1 with a surplus oi £la0,(sfji). 1 It has been &lt;kcid»i \ I Warracknabeal branch i_i; 1 M.U.I.O.O-F. to invest fa 1 Commonwealth war w concern to th» n B°wd f°r.some time* . Ir Fairbairn, Recj p. is proceeding t0 s«S'$ arrange for the releas Australians_and| negotiate'-^ for exchanging prisoner,. ' The executors 0f the i,( Body, of Bundemar Ti, port the -1- - m, fJUSUl The executors 0f the kk; Austin, ofm ^ J? meut during the financial 3 closed was 52,6-16 (sw>*!! 1914-15, but was 1912-13. Thos Murphy, late of S; V retired farmer, who d;=i1 V"...
FIRM FOUNDATION. Nothing Can Undermine It. [Newspaper Article] — Donald Times — 7 July 1916
FIRM FOUNDATION. Nothing Can Undermine It. People are sometimes alow to recognise true merit and they can not be blamed, for so many have been humbugged in the past. The experience of hundreds, of pet&lt; ile in Victoria, expressed pub licly through newspapers and other sources, places Doan's Backache Kidney Pills on a: firm foundation here. Mrs. H. S. Muir, Campbell street, Donald, says:—" Some time ago my husband had a very bad attack of backache and kidney trouble. His back ached dread fully and at times he could hardly move the pain was so great. On one occasion he felt so ill'that he could not attend to his work and had to stay at home for days. He had several other symptoms of kidney disorders, and was afraid that he was going to be troubled with gravel. He tried all sorts of medicines, but none of them seemed to suit his case. Some friends ad vised him to try Doan's Backache Kidney Pills, so he got a bottle and used them with very pleasaut re sults. After taking a few...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Donald Times — 7 July 1916
The day baking dispute is now settled. i Rabbit skius are wanted by the Defeuce Department for making military caps. There are rumors that Sir .Tohn Forrest contemplates retiring from the Commonwealth Parliament in order to enter the Imperial Parlia ment. At the corporation yards Warrack nabeal, on Friday Messrs. Miller ! and James submitted a lamb in con nection with the festival competition for the Red Cross Society. Bidding was spirited, and the buyers 111 at tendance were in such a generous mood that the lamb brought the magnificent sum of .£15 10,'. For Chronic Chest Complaints I Wood's Great Peppermint Cure, 1/6
The Wheat Belt. PROSPECTS FOR THE SEASON [Newspaper Article] — Donald Times — 7 July 1916
The Wheat Belt. I PROSPECTS FOR THE. SEASON According to reports received by Mr A. E- V. Richardson, superin tendent of agriculture, the abun dant and well-distributed rainfall for June has materially improved the prospects for the wheat crop. Throughout the whole of the wheat belt of Australia the rains have baeu 40 to 50 per cant, higher than the average rainfall for June, and the regular incidence of the Antarctic depressions appears to presage another season of good winter rainfall. Owing to the extremely dry autumn, the subsoil had become depleted of moisture reserves. - The recent tains have been sufficient to penetrate the subsoil and provide a surplus above the immediate .re quirements of the crop. It has been shown that there is a definite relationship existing between the average wheat .yield of the State and the composite winter rainfall of the mallee, Wimmera and northern districts. A comparison of the winter rainfall at ten representative stations in the wheat belt with...
Obituary. MR. PATRICK O'BRIEN, OF WOOROONOOK. [Newspaper Article] — Donald Times — 7 July 1916
Obituary. Mr: PATRICK O'BRIEN, OF WOOROONOOK. We have to record with regret fcdemiseof' Mr. Patrick O'Brien, Rhich took place at his residence,. Wioroonooke, oil Saturday last leased, who was 83 years of age kS been in failing health for some and his end was not unex pKted. Nevertheless, it was a ~y«e blow to his surviving sons, Michael (Sea Lake), James (Woo wonooke), and his daughter, Miss O'Brien. . The deceased gentleman was tora in County Tipperary, Ireland, Mdeame to Victoria half a centiliy Forty-two years ago he took J?laud at Wooroonooke, where he presided ever since. The funeral took place on Sunday fti the remains being interred in !fie Charlton Cemetary. The cor se was large. The coffin bearers ^ Messrs. Michael and James yBnen (sons), Herbert Bannister win-law), and Robert Ryau, Haothy Nolan, and Martin Nolau. _
Girl's Heroism. SAVES PARALYSED WOMAN. THROUGH STORM OF SHELLS [Newspaper Article] — Donald Times — 7 July 1916
Girl's Heroism. paralysed woman. cAvW rtj STORM OF SHELLS tfUROljk" . r.„eV. ctnrlpc cvery &lt;!a>' ue iiear fresh stories I nte wgnifceat heroism of the j ' fjjjisisat tiie frout, and the equally 'jJifceut heroism of the civilians j „/ both sexes and all ages in the / L> Md visages under fire. The / Line "/ the moment is a girl of ;0,ephiue Denis, who arrived .v'p/ris from Monthairons, a tiny I ,j;ye near Verdun. The bombard-) [ -37o! tiie village began, and Mme I ieciersre, »'i!0 's half paralysed., j aaahle to leave her cottage. refused to leave the old | tpsphiaL s0m- On the Friday night gfas were given t hat the villagers I jjaaJ""-a- -ow; I voald make for the nearest railway Iration, Mid on Saturday iJosophinQ $ fcrself until they had gone, &lt; gd sot until the village was in I , ;30es would she leave. Even then & refused to go until the soldiers i-snd 3 hand cart for her, iu which, I sutfer a tornado of shells, she pushed / o.y woman safely to t...
HONOR'S ROLL [Newspaper Article] — Donald Times — 7 July 1916
Names of the Lads, who are asso ciated with the Donald and adjacent districts, who have helped to defend I the British Empire from the Huns. Allen, R. Allen, A. Allen, H. Abbott, W. Aitkin, S. Adlam, W. Barrie, J. C. Barber, R. H. Barry, J. Birch, L. Berry, Mark , Blair, G. Barnes, W. . Bliss, Theo Bliss, B. Bruces, Roy Barry, Dan Box, A. . Bennett, P. Beckham, H. Baird, H. - Booley, Jim Belleville, J Eelleville, Vin Barber, A.-W-.-; Basset, M. Bennett, A. Bailes, Alf Byrne, C. Burge, W. Hague, Tom Irwin, Harry Jones, G Kerr, H. Keitli, D. Kofoed, L Lee, A. Liddle, N. Loft, W' " Laing, J. Lamplough, O ..Lambert, F. Lock, K Locke", Albert Leech, Robvtt Lees, Geo Larkin, •Tim Letcher, B. Lewis, N McDonald, A. McDonald, G. Mayman, Tom ,McErvale, I. Mills, G-A. .McDonald, D. McDonald, H. Muir, Leslie Muir, N. Muir, Arthur McPherson, Bray, .1. J.. McLung, J. Baird, B. F. Mc.Conachy, h. Brockenshire, A. Moore, A. W. Baddock, Don Morrison, C. Belleville, A. P. Mclntyre, H Boucher, John McL...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Donald Times — 7 July 1916
^CK-U\V AXI) BLOOD POISOSINtf • TfeJitt of the street contains germs 7?'cause lock-jaw and blood poisouiu'^ ganger of either uiay lia avoided " "aalierhin's IVm Balm is applied as ® is the injury |is received. Cbauf'->iJP ;-~s liaim id an ;iuti»iiptic ana •W'jvs Uie ^Hins . '■••''*»> Hannah lir&lt;u. Watchem Red Cross Society. ^ SPECIAL APPEAL. 1^1'eiIRii PARTY and DANCIi ' ^ will be Md in the Watcbeui all on Wednesday, July 1-th, in W of theFrench Red Cross, under ^ auspices of the above society. ^mission, to Euchre, Is; admis ^todaace—Gents, 'is 6d ; ladies, 1 oasket. K'McERVAIJj, Hon. Sec.
TROTTING. [Newspaper Article] — Donald Times — 11 July 1916
TROTTING. TV Bracelet, at Richmond, ou J j wis won by Tipperary, ^'Ilpttbfitider second and County • third Tbe Warracknabeal "TlS Valley, was on the 30 narf' hb „d mark. The winner ysr /nftwos. Hannah's Don jSe compffid ■"> °f the events, but was unplaced.
Sporting Notes. [Newspaper Article] — Donald Times — 11 July 1916
Sporting Notes. m.blic schools football ■h hpuveen Xavier College and njatcb l'et „eoe was played on Geei°Da oval on Wednesday. At °e /.hue the scores were equal quarter but Javier was the gr,aS™&lt;> »»•and won by ^!™''ijiiioii, Who" last &lt;yeek ,» a Vrank Xlorau. on points, d inocked out Jim F'Vnn in fc3% Hi round. Dillon has been ^S^Ves Darcy, the Australian champion.
A CONTINUAL ANXIETY. [Newspaper Article] — Donald Times — 11 July 1916
A CONTIXIHL ANXEftl Coughs and coIds are an j:c'| mothers as cliidren rarily jc;-j ! the wiufcer without thorn. Fff.] children a medicine that actsi-l necessary or cro:i[) may deistojf contain no opiates and bsa a#; children like, dmmberte's' Remedy act quickly, emta'ais-?' sliildreit liko it and it is ettf regarded as a certain cura fa colds, croup urn! wlioopiflJ by Hannah Bros. A fearful tragedy is from Kakahi, near Taiiaso"* the North Island (N-Z-l trunk line. A railway named James Jeffreys, s& battered his wife and six" whose ages ranged fro® s" nine years, with the butt rifle. He then shot The youngest child, and tit# it is believed, have fractuR?* The motive for the cn* unknown. Jeffreys left3 the police, saying;, "W with my children."
LESSENS ITS SEVER[?] [Newspaper Article] — Donald Times — 11 July 1916
LESSENS ITS SEVEJffi| While infill,;iu i sel'lom rat-1 it is'cho indirect cause of uusti pueumonia frequents have yet to lie.tr of iafiu-wn « pneumonia ivlieu Ciisaib.Tiji;': Keiuedv was taken at thsbep the attack. When Chamiwiffi! liemedy is taken the influents t; lessened in its sevesity aaJratE tr wards pneumonia iscliodei i Iain's Cough Kemetly helps is» system to a healthy' conditio! i Hanuali Bros. After au existence of « during which it has difc over ,£250,000 in divides Lord Nelson Co. lias tarily wound up. Formal c authorising the directors tots final steps were passed osi day bv shareholders at aa ■: ordinary meeting of the cos held at Melbourne, Mr C. L-: ,■ presiding. The directory manager will act as Shareholders recorde I t'a£ preciation of the good the company's staff. Ths ■ man announced that the pro® assets would provide a & tribution equal to Is p3» payable at au early date.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Donald Times — 11 July 1916
When you run out of your pres ent stock of letterpapers, envelopes, memofortnSj billheads, or an}' other office stationery, &lt;Jo not fail getting a quotation from the office, Donald. If the execution of your, requirements in the printing line are entrusted to that old-established of fice, the work will be executed with 1 the greatest care and promptitude, i and at reasonable charges. ] v-;y „ -with durability distinguish these world" \ Australia, because they aJ" specially made to auit severe cl.matic conditions boater^ WOKLD-EAMED HATS. District Agents WADDELL & CO., DONALD austral KEROSENE oil ENGSNEs ARK xhe Strongest most Reliabl . Most Economic' Engines on the &lt;Ma[til They are specially designed by the actual Makers in Australia trali.ni Requirements. They are so simple, soiid, and well nn j long satisfaction is assured without constant duplication of m f,' ^ attention. They have no high-speed intricate attachments n fittings, to get out of order. T...
Fixation of Prices. THE FEDERAL BOARD. POWERS NOT EXTENDED. SCHEDULE OF RATES. [Newspaper Article] — Donald Times — 11 July 1916
Fixation of Prices. THE FEDERAL BOARD. POWERS NOT EXTENDED. .SCHEDULE OF RATES. The Federal Prices Adjustment Board having completed its investi*. gaiiou of flour, bread, bran, and pollard production, and submitted its recommendations, the Govern ment has adopted schedules of rates for the different States. Each State lias bsen divided into districts— metropolitan areas and municipal!-1 ties and areas. An area is defined as being the locality within a radius of five miles from the post offices at the places mentioned. Supplemen tary areas mean so much of the State as is not comprised within the other specific divisions. The pro clamation relating to this State gives the maximum price that may be charged for flour, bran and pollard, delivered on rail or on conveyance at the mill door, and paid for at the time of purchase. It became opera tive yesterday. It is provided that f?s per ton may be added to the prices wheu the sale is booked for tine or more days. The maximum prices that ma...