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PATRIOTISM AT GOROKE DONATION OF SHEEP [Newspaper Article] — West Wimmera Mail and Natimuk Advertiser — 9 October 1914
PA^IOTISIf AT 60R0KE DONATION OF SHEEP Through the commendable instru mentality of Mr Albeit Rcbinckel, of Morea, 105 sheep were dmiafecL by Goroke district farmera towards tbe Patriotic Fund. Mr Schirckel, who is nothing if not . loyal, heided the list with the generous donation of 50 sheep. The sheep were sold by J. M. Peek and Sons Pfcy Ltd on September' 22 at Newmarket yards. The prices realised were as fol lows: - ; -6 wethers at 14/6... ... 4 13 0 24 ewes at 12/ ... ... *4 S o 70 wethers at 10/ ... ' ... 35 o o 5 ewes at 7/ .. ... 1 15 o £50 16 0 The sheep were carried by rail and sold free of charge. The only ex pense was 4/6 for hay, leaving a net return of £55/J1/6, which amount the auctioneers have handed over to the Patriotic Fund. For his munificent donation of half a hundred sheep, and for can vassing for the rest of the .°heep Mr Schinckel is entitled to no small measure of praise Following are the donations Albert Schiucksl ... 50 J J Webb ... ... 10 Geo Bailey ... 2 ...
The War. [Newspaper Article] — West Wimmera Mail and Natimuk Advertiser — 9 October 1914
Advice? from Antwerp atate that the Germans made two attempts to cross the river Scheld between Wet terov and Grambergen. The signi ficance of the move wa8 reali8ed by the Belgians, who drove th'rn backj and inflicted terrible punishment. The intention of the invaders was doubtless to cross the river with a large force and attack Antwerp }n the other side A message from London states that cholera has appeared in the easterly portion of Germany, and already has a dreadful grip Paris repoils officially that some pi ogress has been made in the Borrj" Aubao district With the cooperation of British there has beon a slight advance iu the north of SoissonB Between the Somnie and the Pise there base been alternate advances and retirements The Germans attacked in strength near Lassigny. but- failed L.v ge masses of the enemy's ca/c aliy are moving through the districts north of Lonvain, in Belgium It is persistently reported at Tien" (sin that the Germans p-opose to demolish Tsing-tan rather...
The Army and Navy [Newspaper Article] — West Wimmera Mail and Natimuk Advertiser — 9 October 1914
The Army and Navy It is safe to say that the lantern lec ture on the Army and Navy, to be given in the Natimnk Hall next Monday even ing, UDder the auspices of ihe Mutual Improvement Association, will be a pro nounced success. It is hoped there will be a large attendanc?. A nominal charge of 6d admission will be made in the case of non-members. We make the following extracts from a letter sent by Mr Samuel Young, of "'Idalia." Beaufort, to Mr A. Twidle, who is to have charge of th2 lantern : - It may be some assistance to you to know that both the army and navy slides show the historical development of both branches of the service from the earliest times. The lectures are very vnitiniinou-. Thcre are plenty of verv ^xcelleut slides ; in fact, the question is how to get them through in a couple of flours. Oar Wail correspondent; writes : - Mr John Barber and his sons Frank Hii'l Herbert, after making a motor trip to the Hamilton district, and area 1 ins: aceomrn jdafion. have taken a...
Gymbowen Notes [Newspaper Article] — West Wimmera Mail and Natimuk Advertiser — 9 October 1914
Gym bo wen Notes . [FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT] One of our pioneer residents ia the person of Mr W Worthy died at his residence, Gymbowen, on Satur day, 3rd insfc, 1914 The funeral, which took place on Monday, was largely attended. Th3 Rev. H. M. Knuckey officiated at the graveside. At a meeting held on Wednesday of last week, it was decided to donate the Gymbowen Patriotic contribution of £50 to the Lord Mayor's Fund The youngest daughter of Mr A. Brooks sustained a serious injury to her leg on Friday laet. While climb ing about some newly pressed bales of wool she fell, and, pulling a press lever after her, it cut the fle3h to the bone. The injury was attended to by Dr Bird The '-wind up'* of the season in con nection with the Mutual Improve ment Association takes place on Sa turday evening, 10th inst, when a team from Ullswater will debate with the locals on the subject of Environ ment v. Education. A musical pro gram will be rgndered, after which the Gymbowen ladies will provide...
Man in the Corner. A chiel's amang ye takin' notes an' faith he'll print 'em [Newspaper Article] — West Wimmera Mail and Natimuk Advertiser — 9 October 1914
Man in the Corner. A chiel's amaDg ye takin' notes an' faith he'll print 'em Some Natimnk men were disous ing the war, and one of them said that matters portended that the end of the world was near at hand, " We are told," he said, " that before the world came to an end there would be wars, rumors of war, drought and pestilence." !t Yes,'' said, one of the party, " we have wars, rumors of war, and drought, but no pestilence.'* " Oh, havn't we. Hasn't the Labor Party been returned to power?" The old taying. " Take the bull by the horns,'*' doesn't always work out in practice, because the bull might be in a "taking'' mood. That is, be might " take'' to you. Cows come under the same category. A Polkemmet eow -a pet all its life UDUsed to the bustle and glamor of a Natiuiuk Saturday, was being de livered to a townsman last Saturday afternoon, but it lost its head when it reaebed the MaiD Street. It had a particular aversion to children, and '* took " to them. It was yarded at Whelan's H...
Edenhope News. [Newspaper Article] — West Wimmera Mail and Natimuk Advertiser — 9 October 1914
Edenhope News. (From our Correspondent) On Wednesday Miss Walls com meuced duty at the Post Office, which, has been changed from a telegraph, to a telephone office. This is causing great inconvenience to the public, and an attempt is being made to get it again chauged to a talegraph office. On Tuesday evening the Ranwick Picture Company gave an entertain ment here. A good programme of pictures was shows During the weeic a number of horses went through here on the way from the Wimmera and Mallee dis~ tricts to Mount Gambier Last week first aid classes, which Dr Halahan has kindly undertaken to conduct, were started here. Classes are to be held in the school every Thursday afternoon
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — West Wimmera Mail and Natimuk Advertiser — 9 October 1914
In Memorial* EORHM-In sad and loving' memory of my. dear wife and our dear mother, Annie Louisa Boahrn, who died at Nati muk or the 6th Oetoler, 1909, aged 41 years. With tearful eyes we watched you mother, Going on your way ; Although we loved you dearly, mother, We could not make you stay. Ah. how sadly we watched the last linger ing bieath, As you lav, like a lily, so lovely in death. No home now without you, mother, We miss your dear, sweet face. No one in this world can ever Fill out dear mother s place. (Inserted by her evei -sorrowing husband, H Boelim, Trafalgar an! daughters, Mrs H D Knight. Conatgo, N.&.W.j Snewdrop, Wagga, N.S.W.; Myrtle, Ballarat, Vic toria : and Maude, Conargo, N.S.W BOEH.M - lu sad and loving memory of our beloved son and brother. Alfred Carl Boebm, who departed this life on Octobers. 1910, at Natimufe In the boom of life death claimed him, In the pride c f his manhood days ; None knew him but to love him, None mentioned his name but in praise,...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — West Wimmera Mail and Natimuk Advertiser — 9 October 1914
c, w. MATHERS DENTIST (Late A Harris) ei-ppRE-' CE STKEET, HORSHAM %ext White Heart Hotel) "Perscmlly in Attendance Daily Painless Extractions -2s 6d T rrhint? Gas Laughing Gas . SbingGas Laughing Gas uSU«ithou' Pfm,riaDger' after effects, os Artificial teeth a specialty, and guaranteed perfect for eating, speak t and natural appearance. No misfits Temporary plates made lm* mediately after extraction Alloper. jfions painless xsqioi Sets of teeth from £>*1*1 Gold and Porcelain Crowns. . Bridge work, Gold Amalgnm Porcelain Fillings, et: Hours, 9_till 6; Wednesdays, 9 till 1. Dates of Noxt Visit By my Representative C. W. DOUGALL Fho is recorded by the Dentel Board of Victoria. HATTMUK-Newton's Hotel, oil Thursday, 16th October, from 9 till 2 o'clock GOROKE- Seery's Hotel, on Wednesday, October 14 (4 till 6-30) L S. GEaNT, LDS DEHTIST (Late GRANT and SIM.PKLN) Of Puis Austral Building FIREBRACE ST, HORSHAM. Will Vitit Nat'imuk and Qoroke on d&iet giveP belote . &ATIM...
Social Evening, [Newspaper Article] — West Wimmera Mail and Natimuk Advertiser — 9 October 1914
Social Evening, The attendance at. the Katimuk Mutual Improvement Association's euchre tournament and dance was satisfactory. Nine card tables, with four players at each, were arranged. Miss Tollner won the tirsfc prize-a lady's work case-with six games to her credit, the possible number. Four tied for the Booby prize-Misses Fry, Whelan and Woolmer and Mr Lock wood -and in the play-off the latter won-or is it lost. Messrs Woolmer, Waller and Twidle were chiefly re sponsible for the arrangements. The cards were followed by a taety supper provided on the stage by the ladies, who were accorded a hearty vote of thanks, on tho motion of Mr Flight, seconded by Mr Henry. The even ing's enjoyment wound up with a dance.
Wedding Bells. WOOD—LIGHT [Newspaper Article] — West Wimmera Mail and Natimuk Advertiser — 9 October 1914
Wedding Bells. ? WOOD-LIGHT . At the Natimnk Presbyteriau Church on Wednesday of last week, the marriage was solemnised pf Mr B J Wood, third s->Ti of Mi- imd the* late Mrs fl Wood, of Roseviile, Cuwwar, North Gippsland, and Mis3 Ml,v Light, of Banavie, ^Noradjuha. 1 he Rev. 0. .R Houston, of Kdenliopp,"..was the ofliciating clergyman. The bride who was'given ?away by her father, was? ?charmingly attired ill white silk, ar.d wore the customary wreath and vef: also carrying a beqnet of white roses. The bridegroom'a gift to the bride was a gold bangle, and to the brides maid, Miss G Light., he presented a wristlet watch. Tbe offices of best man were performed by Mr T, Scott, of Clear Lake The church had been tastefully decorated by a number of the Natimnt frieuds of the bride. The Wedding March, and other appropriate pieces were played by Miss Mary Scott, Following the ceremony a reception and the wedding breakfast ware held in the Mechanics' Hall, Mr K. E. Jory catering very succe...
A FORTUNE IN HOLSTEINS. [Newspaper Article] — West Wimmera Mail and Natimuk Advertiser — 9 October 1914
' A FORTUNE IN HOLSTEINS. i A few years ago, T. W. Sprague, of Battle Creek:, Mich., decidfd t"> in vest in a herd of registered Holst-in Friesian cattle. With this end in view he went to New York and pur chased a yearling bull for £120, and ten young cows, yearling hei'ers. and heifer calves. A jear later he purchased four more young cows and heifers of good breeding, making a foundation herd of 14 females and the j yearling herd bull. iThe 15 head cost Mr. Sprague just a little less than £S00. T. W. Spraeus .soon became well known among Mi 1 chigan Holstein breeders and his "Wolverine stock farm, with well-kept herd of Holsteins, was often visited .by buyers looking for high-class cat tle. During the past three years Mr. j Sprague has sold over £600 worth of . females and yo".ng bulls which paid I over ;20 per cent, interest on ihe £S00 investment. Owing to the failing health of Mrs. Sprague, Mr. Sprague was forced to sell out his stock farm and the Wol verine Holstein hrri, an...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — West Wimmera Mail and Natimuk Advertiser — 9 October 1914
Ill . > &lt; Hot's. -1-: r* -- : The Place for Good Values Now Iii, and in all the latest Fashions Ail that is new in Ladies' and Gents' Coats, Suits Umbrellas, Rugs, Shirts, Neckwear, Snu£ Underwear Pyjamas, etc Also Groceries, Crockery, Ironmongery, etc Dairy Produce Bought. F. % RATCLIPFE & SONS. Post Office Stores NATIMUK. b ove business, and that haying secured llie'services of a first-class baKer he is supplying only the best Bread, etc. Dances, Weddings, Picnics, Socials Football Matches, &c.,_ Catered for reasonably. Splendid Assortment of Lollies on band; also Fruits in Season. Smali Goods a Specialty IE. IEL JORY, PBOPRIBTO R. Ploughs arid Drills So Promptly that the minimum oi delay occurs in the field. Yes, our Prices are Reasonable I have secondhand Implements for sale THE ECLIPSE IMPLEMENT WORKS, GOPOKE. C- ZMT'-DOtT-A-XjID. PROP"RIETO"R. Your Winter Suit Should ^do you|Credit And it Undoubtedly will if y011 Give the making1 of it to Who V$it...
SEED POTATOES. [Newspaper Article] — West Wimmera Mail and Natimuk Advertiser — 9 October 1914
SEED POTATOES. Bulletin No. 140 of the South Da kota Experimental Station on the se lection and preparation of seed P°" tai. oes, says that the result of most exhaustive experiments shows that the yield of potatoes from large ?e_" leeted seed, cut into large seed pieces, was not only greater in bush els per acre, hut contained 1.3 Per cent, more of sizeable tubers than the yield from tinselected feed and smaller seed-pieces.
Dimboola Show. [Newspaper Article] — West Wimmera Mail and Natimuk Advertiser — 9 October 1914
Dimboola Show. e The Dimboola show is to be held on Wednesday next Entries closa to-morrow (Saturday) bat late en* tries will be received up till the loth ins'. A special train will be ran from Natimnk, starting at 7.50, con necting with the special leaving Hor sham at :U0, The return special will leave 'Mmboola at S and Hor^ sham at 9.10 Show prize lists may be seen at the "Mail" office Mr Mi'Kiaium, Miuiste" for Ilaii' w*ys, hopss to move For reference for the liOiqacn-Yanac extension next week Mr Jasrsjer, from Sr. Aid ui s Theo logical College preached at the Ci a t li cf England last Sunday At MafVra a voting man named Roy Ii.it hoi . who was -ii tin^ on li e hank t'i tlit" M &lt;. A h»it r ti\> r .villi * lndy tner.d, seoeivt'il "20 to :',J pe 1-ts ot shot in his head. riwy wt*ie lire.l by a voudlt m««n is tiinv, Oi.t' k&lt;- «\Im believed he was «r. a »«o;>[t
Wimmera Show Dates [Newspaper Article] — West Wimmera Mail and Natimuk Advertiser — 9 October 1914
Wi mm eraShow Date# 1 The delegates of lie various Wiro* mera A and P Societies met at Martoa. and the following dntes were agreed to by the conference Goroke, 9rh September Stawell, 15th and 16th September Knpanyup, 18th September (or another date to be fixed) Hersh&m 1st. and 2nd October Nhill, 7th October Warracknabeal, 9th October Beulah. I->fch October Dimboola, ±4t.h October Hopetoun, 16th October Natimnk, 16thSeptember or another date to be fixed) Jeparft, 20th October Murtoa, 2lst October Rainbovr, 23rd October I The Nhill horse parade will' b held on Wednesday, 19th August The marriage of Mr "W TJebergang1, of St Helens, with Miss 0 Blake, oi' Green Lake, was celebrated at the Horsham Roman Catholic Church on "Wednesday week. Dr H H "Wollard, son of Mr Ohas Wollard, of Warrackna "beal, has been selected as one of the surgeons to go -with the Australian expeditionary force There were 180 applicants, and it speaks well for Dr "Wol lard's quaP-fications that he was ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — West Wimmera Mail and Natimuk Advertiser — 9 October 1914
I |(en may come and men may go, I flccidenfs fill the world with woe J jjw, one thing thai will eror endore j ;t W.E. Woods' Great PcppeiDiint j Care, 1 flfhieh puts new life iu rich and poor I id health and strength it doth | restore ] Xhat'fi "'tr I am so, i cry snre fiere's nothing like foods' Peppp&lt;«r_ mint ' are J. E. Philips Stfiyer and Stone Ufassn ISHES it to!be known ta^tjhe has settled in HORSHAM, and that, he spared to put up buildings with brick Be;in thejSatimuk and surrounding' frbists. Addrfss J. B. JPHILLTPSJ, liorsh mPO Shir# Notices. Shire of K^wree BAKBED WIRE on FENCES tjoTlOE is hereby given that ttie use JJ of barbed wire on any' ence or ftlier erection on land . adic-'ri-g. any j*et or road within tba tcwrahips of Llev, Booroopki, Harrow, Goroke, fcalcpe.ymbowen, Mininiay, Tool m&>, and Wombelano, and within a jstanceofone mile from the boundar u: (hereof, whether such wire is now in Jsjtion or not, is prohibited, unless the joDsent o...
Buggy Accident. [Newspaper Article] — West Wimmera Mail and Natimuk Advertiser — 9 October 1914
Buggy Accident. A serious vehicular accident oc curred at Toolondo the other day. Mr Jones, who drives ih > Natimnk> Toolondo railway engine, intended taking his family for a drive. The horse, lent to him by Mr \Y Knbale, of Xatiinuk, wonld not start. and Mr Jones got ont to lead it. The horse plunged and knocked Mr Jones down, the wheels of the buggy j assing over him The animal then careered onud theytud and capsised the vehicle Mrs Jones and her little boy wen; thrown out. the latter's wrist being fractnredi and a slight concussion was sustained He was brought into Nurse Ferguson's private hospital, where the injuries received attention by l)r Bird. Mrs J ones has since beei snfteringa pood deal from shock The horee kicked the bGgg}* to pieces
Water Famine at Goroke. [Newspaper Article] — West Wimmera Mail and Natimuk Advertiser — 9 October 1914
Water Famine at Goroke. r - . c Our Goroke correspondent writes -The annual water famine caused by the failure of the antiquated wind mill and pump in use afc the Goroke well has come upon us much earlier than usual this year. It has been the custom for this demonstration to take place about January or February dnring the wheat carting season, but this year owing to the drought and the extra pull being made on its re sources, it has given in much earlier We all feel sorry for the poor old thing, When the wind blows hard it breaks ; when there is no wind it can't go. It should have been laid gently aside years ago and given an old age pension For the past three days residents have been unable to obtain a load of water and great indignation has been freely expressed seeing that the bad state of affairs has been repeatedly brought under the notice of the Wa ter Truet commissioners. Only so late as three or four months ago the car8taker pointed out by letter that the means of raising a ...