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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 31 October 1914
S3 it MELBOUHNE TRAMWAY OFFICES writes Ills letter, Mr. Charles Rock; of 42 G!ader?=st.s East Efunsvi'ickj who for 33 years lias ftf'Qti an important position ira the fi&elboLirree .Tramway anc3 G.B. Companys writes tibls letter, which other Qiiioials can eonfiirirj. to Wk eiTTsTaW m • i's»»i i®i - *%*, hf3 ste^l ftp* i v5, SJlWJLfiJi tl .. Krr--\ v'jp^n ?:X fc-A [j Pi I |%i g This es a Dooiaryae'/ai of special Interest to a52 railway arccS tramway rr.er:. 42 Bladen Street, ^ East Brunswick, 2/4/12. CS=EZR«EfiTS XORIIC S.TO., "It was the end of December, 1911, that £ caught colc? a.'rii was laid up with pleurisy, which became uery s3rious. Tlio cScctcr thought it at!visabis to consult with another physician rogTSfdinj my i!!n3i3. For three days MY TEMPERATURE WAS 101 DEQP-EEo. KY LIFE WAS DESPAIRED OF, BUT IT WAS TKROUCH TAKi'lD THE DOCTOR'S ADViCE THAT I AH Hi THE LAND OF THE LIVING 70-3Xf. Ka advisor! my wife to get CLEMENTS TONIC FOR HE. »THERE WAS LIFE IH T'iAT MEBiCiPJE...
Amongst the Mines. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 31 October 1914
gmonysi me mines. Owing to the sand pump breaking, ouly three weeks' crushing in- represented in the return of 18- oz 11 dwt of gold from 1313 tons of ore al the William's Fancy. Tlio slnilt is about '0 feet below the 800 feet level, the country being hard satid stone. It is anticipated tliat the shaft ivill be sunk the required depth, and tlio pints cut early in December, and by which time it is expected all prelimi naries will be ready to put in the new winding engine. The various sloping faces are wearing their usual healthy ap pearance. At the Birthday Tunnel the south drive on tlio break, No. 5 level, is in quartz country, but the main reef has not yet been_ intersected. A rise going up between Nos. 1 and 5 breaks is taking 2 feet of jwyable ore. Good headway is being mado repairing the north drive. No. 5 level, prior to a winze being sunk on the Indicator north of No. I break. There is no material change in the coun try passed through going south at the No. 3 level. The Chambe...
KING AND SENTRY. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 31 October 1914
KING AND SENTRY. There is a scarcity of anecdotes about the unfortunate Prince William of Albania, who has found his throne a thorny one to sit 011. But when bio graphers fail to find a story of the man of the moment they either make ono to fit, filched from some other prominent personage who has 110 fur ther use for it. or give him a story to tell himself. The 0110 they give the Jlpret concerns a certain well-known European sovereign he accompanied during some army manoeuvres. During a stroll about the field of operations, attended only by Prince William, he was intensely annoyed because one sentry failed to salute him. The sentry, of course, simply did not know the sovereign by sight; but the King thought that a slight was intended, and he was furious, es pecially as he has the most splendid and autocratic notions of his own im portance in the scheme of things. "Why don't you present arms?" he demanded, indignantly. The sentry stared at him calmly. "Why should I present arms?" he ...
Rokewood, Pitfield, and Berlinya Miners. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 31 October 1914
aoRewoofl, Piiiiem, and Ber linya miners. The committee of the above met on Wednesday evening, when (here were present .—Messrs E. Lusk (president), A. Hope, T. Harris, G. Fuller, M. Minehan, A. Shaw, E. Clapp, B. Davis. G. Freeman, John Newey, A. Rogerson, M. Bray, John O'Donnell (secretary). A discussion ensued on the recent award in the Tramway case, and the following resolution was unanim ously agreed to : — That the secretary be instructed to write to (he Executive Council, and ask them to 6tay their hand relative to going to the Arbritation Court in view of the recent deci sion of the High Court on the Tramway award. The following accident pay was passed :—William's Fancy—H. An derson 20s, J. Dunstan 10s, A. Shaw Gs Sd. Birthday Tunnel—D. Harris 40s, E. Brennan Gs Sd, H. Hansen Gs Sd. New Jubilee—A. Brosnan Gs Sd, W. Attwood 40s.
SETTLING A DISPUTE. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 31 October 1914
SETTLING A DISPUTE. A good story is told at the expense | of a certain farmer who let to a cric ket club one o£ his fields. Last year he hit upon a scheme for making his field still more profitable. Without consulting the old club, he let a por tion of the enclosure to a rival organi sation, and thus succeeded in doubling his receipts. As was only to be expected, the field being by no means large enough for two clubs, bickerings and disputes were of frequent occurrence. Depu tations, first from one club and then from the other, waited upon the far mer, who at length grew tired of these continual complaints. "It's a strange thing you can't agree," he remarked at length. 'Why don't you have a joint meeting of the two club3 and try to smooth over your little differences?" This advice was acted upon, though the result was scarcely what the grasping farmer anticipated or desir ed. "We've had that meeting, Mr. B— he was informed at the beginning of the present season, "and have agreed to ...
CYCLING. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 31 October 1914
CYCLING. Writing of the work done by cyclists in the war, an English war correspondent at tho front states that they " may be almost eaid to have scored a triumph." He adds that " the Commander o£ a force that embodies one or more cyclist battalions has an enormous advan tage in possession of the quickest known striking weapon. Of the English, Belgian, and French cyclists' he speaks in the highest termB, but the Germans he considers " typically Teutonic," and of less value than foot soldiers. He main tains that they have rendered caval ry more efficient by relieving them of a host of tedius duties involving a terrible wastage of horse-flesh. •' The spirit of military cycling," he says, " is essentially a twentieth century development. It is the per sonification of a perfect mechanical m chine capable of working con tinuously at high speed, while al lowing every man to retain his in dividuality." " The old spirit of the light cavalry—the quick moving troops for raiding, and the unex ...
ANIMAL BULLIES. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 31 October 1914
ANIMAL BULLIES. Many pretty tales are told in chil dren's books regarding the kindness of animals to each other, but prob ably most of these are nothing more than the products of the imagination, for there is very little kindness in the animal world when one of their num ber is sick. Wild birds and animals give no quarter to a weak or sickly comrade. This fact probably accounts for the mystery of never seeing a dead wild bird or animal, for immediately one falls sick it is done to death, and bur ied, no one knows where. The weakling dragging after a herd or flock is quickly put out of its mis ery, not for humane reasons, but for fear of the latter being revealed to a common foe. Nor are tame animals and birds less guilty in this respect. Healthy birds in an aviary will bully an ailing bird shamefully- A sickly hen in a poultry yard has a miserable time, and even cats which have been brought up together will "round on" one of their number if it falls sick. Lovers of pets should there...
Sporting. BERRINGA FOX-TERRIER CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 31 October 1914
spoiling. BERIMNG.Y FOX-TERRIER CLUB. U'lio Berringa Club held a successful coursing meeting on Saturday afternoon. Spectators were numerous, and several in teresting courses were witnessed. Tlio results were:— Open fox-terrier stake: J. O'JJonnell's St. l'atrick, 1; E. Median's M'Oubbin, 2. Fox-terrier sweepstake: J'. William's Echo, 1; J. Burus' Shampoo Charlie, 2. Greyhound stake: E. Under wood's Tuff, 1; \\r. Bear's Jack, 2. At the fox-terrier coursing, match at Coach and Hoists, the open state w;is won by J. O'Donnell's St. Patrick, with E. Williams' Echo runner-up.
HARD ON THE CREDITOR. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 31 October 1914
HARD ON THE CREDITOR. When Mr. Dobbs reached the boot maker's shop where he had left his boots to be mended his heart sank. Although it was early in the evening, the shop was closed, and apparently deserted. He banged on the front door lustily, and at length Cobbs' thrust his head through an upper window. "What d'you want?" he asked. "My boots," said Mr. Dobbs. "You said you'd have them ready for me." "But haven't you heard?" said the cobbler. "I've failed—gone bankrupt." "I don't care! I want my boots!" said Dobbs angrily. Cobbs disappeared, and an instant later one boot clattered down at Dobbs' feet. "But Where's the other?" he cried. "That's all you'll get!" said Cobbs. "I'm only paying ten shillings In the pound!" " j *
ITALIANS. AXE SLIPS. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 31 October 1914
ITALIANS. AXE SLIPS. A young man named Gny, whilst cutting wood in the vicinity of the New Jubilee mine yesterday, had the misfortune to have his left leg cut open owing to the axe slipping. Guy promptly removed his boot, and hearing a motor car going to tho mine intercepted it. The driver of the car, a commercial traveller, pull ed up. and noticing that the wound was Heeding freely, rendered first aid. Dr. Vise subsequently stitched up the wound.
Commercial. GEELONG WOOL SALES. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 31 October 1914
Commercial. ;o: : GEELONG WOOL SALES. Dennys Lascelles, Ltd., report:— Opening sales in the various selling centres, havebeen looked forward to with more or less trepidation by those inter ested in the prices of our staple product. Geelong from the fact of its catalogues comprising a greater proportion of cross breds was in a better position than other markets. The offerings here were 708(5 bales, our catalogue comprising 3093 bales, the groat bulk being crossbreds from Northern districts which showed more or less dust and earth, but were in dry light condition and most of them fair ly grown. Competition for this kind of wool was practically confined to York shire, who were keen- bidders for well grown, fairly free lots and such sold at prices 10 per cent, to 15 per cen. over last year's opening rates, but those lots falling short of the Yorkshire standard, were bid for irregularly and our buying in was on a larger scale than usual. This was specially the case also, with earthy and ...
CORINDHAP. TENNIS. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 31 October 1914
COItl.\l)IIAl\ TENNIS. Ihe Uressy lennis club visited Corindhap on Saturday, and won an interesting game. Mrs MacDonald and C. A. Earlee won two sets to one against Miss Boyle and F. Johns, and lost by one set to two against Mrs Johns and Mr Barr. Miss Bown and N. Dean won their two rubbers, making Cressy three rub bers, Corindhap one rubber. The games actually were—Corindhap, r.O; Cressy 51.
CHAPTER XXXI. The Fire. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 31 October 1914
CHAPTEH XXXI.V/, The Fire. Enid had risen to her feet She confronted Gilray with flashing eyes. «.r> Can spealc P!aillly." she said. Dr. Gilray, you are guilty 0f one or 'lungs—either you are a cheat and a liar, or you have deliberately deprned a fellow-creature of his sight. In.?"0 frt \erdict ia true I accuse jou of tampering with Mr. Herepath's ejes so that you could get a rival out of the way. If you have lied to Mr Herepath, your crime is only a little less repulsive. In any case, you gave judgment against your patient for, money, and now to get that monev ' \vhnt J,m. ieVerso that judgment. I j \\ hat shall jtfu say to Mr. Herepath the next time lie comes to see you— if he comes at all?" , ^ °u—you think that he would not up safe in my hands?" stammered Gil ray, miserably. \Vould anybody be safe in your hands in your present desperate posi tion I begin to suspect that there is nothing very wrong with Mr. Here rft^fvert J'?U have wilfully weceUeci, tiKn so j.s to put. monejt...
THE SENTENCE OF THE COURT. All Rights Reserved. CHAPTER XXXIII. Plain Words. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 31 October 1914
THE SENTENCE OF THE COURT. By FRED M. "WHITE. Published by arrangement with Ward, Look & Co. Ltd., London and Melb. All Rights Reserved. CHAPTER XXXIII. Plain Words. Gilray's face flushed a dull red. *. was no easy task he saw before him, and lie braced himself for the ordeal. In the ordinary way he would not have cared, but then this slip of a girl knew too much. He had had it from her own lips that she had heard most of the conspiracy whereby Geof frey Herepath had been deprived of the most precious possession a man can have. How far was she prepared to go? What sacrifice would she make to save her father? If only Gilray coulu ---|- this .would h-. ■■asifc". for him. He had expected tears, anif would" have known how to deal with them. He had hoped Enid would make an appeal to him, in which case he could have dictated terms. But he saw no suggestion of tears in her eyes, no desire to throw herself on his mercy. "I am afraid I don't quite under stand you," he said. "Yet I tr...
CITRUS GROWING IN ITALY. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 31 October 1914
CITRUS GROWING IN ITALY. The importation into the Common wealth of large quantities of Italian oranges and lemons is reason enough for one to be interested in the con ditions of their cultivation, and the country of their origin. Oranges and lemons uegan to be cul tivated in Italy at the beginning of the sixteenth century, and the plantations increased rapidly until the citrus trade is now one of tho most important in dustries of southern Italy. As far back as the year 1200, a bitter orange tree is said to have been planted in the garden of the monastery of St. Sabina at Rome by a friar named St. Dominic, and following up the old traditions, visitors to the monastery are shown a tree still alive in the gar den supposed to be a direct descend ant from the first orange tree planted by the monk. In the autumn the Ita lians cover the whole of the trees with straw to protect them from the frosts. It is said to make amost ef fective covering. The fruit is picked by girls, who perform the ...
CHAPTER XXXV. In the Gallery. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 31 October 1914
CHAPTER XXXV. In the Gallery. Herepath reached towards the house with a strange feeling upon him that he had been through all this 'be fore. He wondered -why he had half expected it to happen. It was very absurd, of course; 'but there was no putting the sensation aside. But there was no time to waste on self-analysis. The old house was on fire, and willing hands were needed to cope with the disaster. At Herepath's call Gay came running into the gar den. "What on earth is wrong?" he de manded. "Camford Is on fire," Herepath ex plained. "A man on a horse yelled the news as he passed. Probably he is on his way to Castleton for the engines. But hadn't we better run across and see what we can do?" The suggestion waB so obvious that Gay made no reply except to dash across the garden in the direction of the road. The glow in the sky told its own tale; indeed, it looked as if Camford were well alight. "I can't understand it," Gay gasp ed, as he raced alone. The last tenant | was very nervou...
ROKEWOOD. FATALLY INJURED. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 31 October 1914
HOKE WOOD. FATALLY INJURED. Constable Day on Monday report ed to Mr Read Murphy. P.M., that Walter Newtown, ag«nl 2f), a labour er employed at Gh-iifine, had died on the previous night. Whilst rid ing a horse on October l(j Newton wa3 thrown. He was attended to by a doctor, who did not anticipate serious const-qtif-ncs. The man collapsed, bo\\e\er. on Sunday night. An inquiry was made by Mr C. F. Rowe. J. P., and a verdict that death was ^lue to natural causes was returned. SHEARING. Shearing at Barunah plains, The Meadows, Wurrook South and War rambine has been completed, and Wuirook has just about finished. The continued dry weather greatly facilitated operations. The clip, though light, is of good quality, and the sheep are in good condition con sidering the scarcity of feed. A.t The Meadows and Wurrook South the blades were used in preference to the machines, and some good tal lies wtre put up. At Warrambine J. Thornton shore 196, at Barunah Plains J. Fogarty 1S5, at Wurrook Sou...
JOY OF LIFE. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 31 October 1914
JOY OF LIFE. When life is all sunshine and laughter. And happiness sparkles like wine. Why fret about what may come after, Or dwell with regret on "lang syne"? Drink deep of the goblet of gladness, Let youth have its fling while you may; To-morrow may bring with It sadness, So take "all it's worth" from to day! I So long as the glad sua is shining, So long as the stars glimmer bright, 'Twere folly to waste in repining The hours that were made for de light. So long as you hear the birds singing, So long as fair flower? bloom in May, [ Let voices with laughter be ringing And work be the best form ot I "play"! Audacity is the path to love
District News. SMYTHESDALE. ATHLETIC CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 31 October 1914
■IT . - '1 — Blsuic! Btws. ATHLETIC CLUB. - The annual meeting of members ■®f the Athletic Cltib was held on Tuesday evening; Cr Elder presid ing over a good attendance. The 'balance-sheet and auditors* report' submitted by the secretary was re ceived and atloptuL There is a eredit balance of £17 Ss. It was re solved to held the animal sports aneetingon Boxing Day. and a sub committee was formed to draw up 3 programme to submit at next •meeting. The election of cllicers .resulted as follows :—President, Mayor M'Menamin; vice-presidents, Mr D. C. M'Giaib, M,P.t Dr Vise, ©re Harridge, Creed. McCarthy, and 31 r J. Cameron. Mr W. T. Wil Jiamscn was appointed secretary at .a remune ration of £7 20s. A s-trong ^committee was formed, and it was resolved to call for tenders for all ^privileges. The secretary was in structed to interview different bands .■siid report thereon. jaMI) FIFE BAND. &.detochment of iue Smythesdale Sand proceeded to Scarsdale on "Wednesday evening under Band...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 31 October 1914
-CUP WEEK— Dei by Hay, October. CUP DAY, 3rd Xovember. Oaks Day, 5(Ii Yovcmbcr. Steeplechase Day, ?th November. RECORD ENTRIES. Stakes Will Amount to £33,000. Further Magnifieient Improvements will be opened for the first time. One Third of the Profits of the Meet ing (but not less than £5,000) to be donated for Patriotic Purposes. —Holiday Excursion Fares.— H. BYRON MOORE, Secretary. (Toinmomvealtb 7^4 JbanU of Bnstralia HEAD OFFICE SYDNEY This Hank U open for all"ch-es of GENERAL BANKING BUSINESS « POST OFFICE BUJLDIWG5, Sturt &. Lyciiard its., BALLARAT • Also at MolOaurnc, Sydney, Ncwcastlc, Broken Hill* Dubbo, Canberra, Ado laidc, Perth, Hobart, Brisbane, Hockhnmpton, To-.vnsviltc and London, Cable remittance* made to, and draft* drawn on forci^i! plan- .tirect. Foreign bills no^oiiated and coUmui. J.cttors of credit i'>uc«i to any part ui the worid. Hills negotiated or forwarded for collection. 1»nnk:n- ami K\:rhan-rc lUisim>.- of ewrv tirsoription transacted with...