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TITLED LADIES AS NUNS. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 7 November 1914
TITLED LADIES AS NUNS. ] The announcement that the Hon. Albinia Brodriclc, sister of Viscount Midleton, has almost completed a hos pital in County Kerry at a cost of ■t: 5000 for the peasants, calls atten tion to the noble work of this lady, who tor several years has been living u life of self-sacrilice among the poor est of Ireland's poor. For their sakes she sold her beauti ful old furniture, her china and her jewellery, trained and became a cer tificated medical and surgical nurse, midwife, and sanitary inspector, and lived among the peasants in a little cottage at 5s. a week. Not only, how ever did she dispose of her effects in order to find money for the benefit of the Irish poor, but she saved the ex pense of having a foreman in connec tion with the building of the hospital by doing the work herself. Pending the opening of the hospital, Miss Brodrick keeps a supply of drugs and medicines in her cottage. Sometimes she is summoned to vislt her'patients, and tramps many miles ove...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 7 November 1914
? INURSESj of Large j Experience | Recommend j to their Patients. NURSE CATHERINE K9RTINC of 176 Davis Street, Brunswick, Vic., |j writes .15 follows (29/2/12) : 1j CLEMENTS TONIC LTD. j! "Jam writing about 'lie amount of good CLEMENTS TONIC has done my daugh ter. In January last year, she was operated upon for appendicitis. She was eight weeks in the hospital, and came home very weak and run down. I gave her several Lollies of Clements Tcnic. It soon strengthened her nerves, she was as well as I could wish her before Ion;;. Fc^-'ecn years c-Z« 1 'ir.:t ujcd this incdicine cs a nr.rse cr.d have rccoir.r-ended it tines oat cf number. I i:avc seen people restored to heaitli end rtrcnjih, and bless the cay they Lccrd of it. it never failed to clo good. CATHERINE EORTKG." Never 1»e without 11:5s metVmrt? i! r-:-. tU.wu, with V.caJ; Ncives. I';ul I ij;* 1'nor Ap -i titc or l/ousli vatio:i, It •• •ystrm in i>r»'t-r r j.n-' ML CHSnSTS "&lt; STOUTS S2IA I>*. o Amusements, 'FAR...
£700 HUSBANDS. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 7 November 1914
£700 HUSBANDS. To those who imagine that the crim inal law under which British.rule has long since suppressed the Hindu prac tice of the burning of widows, known ^ "suttee,".. on thv,. funeral .uvrp.s of .. still observed among \ widows, who must not, according to tnelr native beliefs, take a second husband, and who, consequently, drift into a life of drudgery and unhappiness, but that tender Hindu girls have adopted this form of suicide because of the lack of husbands. Recently there has been quite an epidemic of suicides from this cause. It began a short time ago with the self-destruction of a young Hindu girl whose father was about to mortgage liis property in order to pay the price of a husband for her. The price of husbands in Bengal has risen, until to-day it ranges from about £50 to as much as £700—£300 being quite a usual price demanded by fath ers of eligible sons—whereas formerly husbands could be obtained for half these amounts. The increase is due in a measure to the req...
SMYTHESDALE. DRUM AND FIFE BAND. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 7 November 1914
SMYTIIi:Sl>ALE. DRUM AND FIFE BAND. Oil Sunday last a detachment of the Suiythesdnle Town Band jour neyed to Ross1 Creek, where they were met by Sergt-Drummer Mr Arthur Peach, who had a good din ner awaiting them. Subsequently they formed up and rendered a good number of sacred and patriotic pieces, which were greatly enjoyed by all present. It is the intention of some of the young men to form a company, of the band at the Creek, to be known as G. Company. In the event of such being formed the bandmaster will visit the Creek once a week to train the members. The playing of the b^.jd made a great impression on the residents, who ha>l not had a . band in the Creek before. The band has,been asked to be present in full strength next February at the annual picr>ic. Kergt. Drummer Peach invited the detachment to tea at his residence, and at 8 p.m. the band made a start for home, which was reached at 9.10 p.m. Al! were pleased with the outing. FIRE BRIGADE. A meeting of the member...
BALLARAT STOCK MARKET [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 7 November 1914
!i\I.I..\i:.\T I.ivi: STOCK MAItKBK i-iti. e;i.lie: z-\.> enltlo came ftirwortE ft»i* i D-day V M)h*. consist it?£ of a majcfis iiv of and u.-oful hulloi'k?-'. TJupct* v.i'> an ntvra^ ,titwidaiw of buyi-rc ,u;d iV'i.i;vii'.io:i was artiws;. v;iJi!for all de«f riptlons heing firm, with a?t t"t;&lt;h-Mi-.y for prime tics*-* 1:tv —:— I'ritric* ponrf frrrL ,i;i:n.V to ^uL -s.i.1 t.» -.n . i i, i« »>: '"•m i", i-.w. ri t.o Averages:—M:* V. W. &lt;'•>}«>, I.nutli. Aia«~ artimr. ."j hiilicirks i;l-t.'ti,&lt;>. 5 heifers iTC. 2;;: .Mr \V. Thomson. Manifold. i'oir— rumbete, ('i'.inpiTi'.owu, !l bulloekw. X'EE 111/: .Mi- J?. Cummini. F.isinore. 37 bullocks. .fcl 1/7/(5; .Mes-t- M'Nicol Bros... Danna, Tali urn, II bullocks. .£11 Mr-M'i I'. and J. Killeen, ftimlfortf. X bullocks £11/:I/. .'i heit'ers £8/17/0.; M.t* .loliii Smith, (irassdalo Estate, 10 bol lock.--, .clO/12''::: executors II. Gaiiierra»_ Fnssifcrn. f'olcrniiiB. 7 bullocks. .CI* 4,S; J|i- ...
CRESSY. PLEASANT SUNDAY AFTERNOON. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 7 November 1914
CltESSY. PLEASANT SUNDAY AFTER NOON. Mr J. G, Jobnstone, M.L.A., pre sided at a pleasant Sunday afternoon in the Mechanics' Il.dl last Suuday in connection with the local Me thodist Sunday school anniversary. The principal speaker was the Hon. W. H. Edgar, who delivered an in teresting address on " Our duty to the Empire." In the course of hiB address Mr Johnstone said he thought in regard to the man that it was the duty of people to show which side they werj on. He re ferred to a great sacrifice that had been made nearly 2000 years ago. To-day sacrifices were being made at the front on our behalf. It was not for vainglory or for fame that the Australian. and Canadian sol diers were sent, but to keep the enemy from our shores, and he be lieved if the Germans had succeeded in caching Paris, that Australia would have been the price of the indemniiy that would have to be paid by Great Britain. The keynote of the address was sac rifice and dutj- to home. The Hon. W. H. Edgar expressed p...
BALLARAT WHOLESALE DAIRY PRODUCE MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 7 November 1914
BALLAKAT WTlOLBvAT.^ n MKT PlfODUCK MAi.MCKT 3. T. lawless and &lt;r. (late M'ClrcRavr. ljros.) re|H>rt: — Nutter: IVimo factory ,»riuts. \l'. dairy. f-'.d; n^p* rntor. lO'.d. 8M. I'acm r Sidrs. lC*?1 t»> ltd; middle. 1'; ham. W. l.ard, 81L. ]lo-.,v r.d to 'Ud ('l,,,..,, 9,1 to SJd. Vhillijis and Chainlx-rTain report:— J'liMrr: IMimc factory |>riuts.. U; lump'. "Hid; M'pavator. ll'd; d:ury. 8\d. Pd. Hacon '• Su!>*s, lid: middle*, Trr ham., 1/. Ijard, 8^1. Chocfle, Si&lt;!. Hit— ions: Krmvn Spanish, £11 to JHI/lffjU Potatoes, JC7/10/.
District News. ROKEWOOD. MECHANICS' INSTITUTE. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 7 November 1914
Bisirici news. MECHANICS' INSTITUTE. The Mechanics' committee met on Saturday; the president (Mr D. Cameron) in the chair. It was de cided to hold the annual Boxing Day picnic race meeting in aid of the funds of the Institute, and the chairman and Messrs C. W. Stan brook, C. James, and F. Westriem were appointed a sub-committee to draw up programme. MONTH'S RAINFALL. For the month of October the rainfulJ, as registered by Mr C. W. Stanbroolc, was only 5 points, mak ing a total since the beginning of January of 10 inches 18 points. This is considerably below that for the corresponding period of last year, when the total was 111 inches XL points, and for October, 11)13, 125 points.
CHAPTER XXXVII. A Half-Confession. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 7 November 1914
CHAPTER XXXVII. A Half-Confession, In spite of the sternness of his pur pose, Herepath -was feeling just a lit-, tie sorry for the poor old man •who was -wriggling like a ■worm on a hook. Here was not the chief conspirator 'by any m-ans, nor had old James benefited by the plot which Herepath hoped to lay hare. But he had gone too far now to draw back, even if he were disposed to do so. The old man stood there trembling and shaking .pitifully. It was useless for him to lie any longer. He glanced at Herepath's stern face as if hoping to find some trace of mircy there. The silence ■was growing intolerable. "I am ■wii.tirn: ior you to go on, JajKM," said. hI(J k^°w you be, sir," James mum bled. And tumble hard it be on ar old man. 'Tain't as if I'd got any thin to gain, sir." "There I am absolutely in agree ment with you," Herepath said drily am quite sure that you never ex pected a penny for that senseless folly. What I want to know is win } ou set fire to the house." Happens as I was ...
THE SENTENCE OF THE COURT.; CHAPTER XXXVI. The Sham and the Real. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 7 November 1914
THE SENTENCE OF THE COURT. , By FRED M. "WHITE. Published by arrangement with Ward, Lock & Co. Ltd., London and Melb. All Rights Reserved. CHAPTER XXXVI. The Sham and th* Real. The old mail put up his hands as it to ward off a blow. Herepath took him tjy the arm and led him into the open. "Now listen to me," he said. "I am not goit g to injure you, and you are not going to suffer—that is, if you tell the truth. How did the firebreak out?" "Oh, lor', sir, I don't know, sir," the o'.d man stammered. "I just sniffed smoke, and my old 'ooman she snift ed smoke. And I ups an' gets along fust to the gallery " "Yes, I know you came first to the gallery. You said that before. But what I want to know, and what you have got to tell me, is viij you came first to the gallery. There are no fireplaces there; there is no hot water in the heating apparatus at this time o£ the year. And yet tlie fire starts in the gallery, and this is the spot you make for at once. Why?" The old man made no ...
WOUNDS IN WAR. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 7 November 1914
WOUNDS IN WAR. A French doctor who went through the recent Balkan war gives the fol lowing interesting account of wounds and how they are got. Dr. Laurent's experience shows that in modern warfare, where the soldier fires under cover as much as possible, lying prone in a trench, bullets from the enemy either hit him on the head or catch his hands. The right hand is protected by the rifle, so that it is the left that gets hurt. Dr. Laurent suggests the use of a metallic shield, sufficiently ' light, yet resistant, to protect the head, another fixed to the left hand or on the rifle itself, and a third to protect the region of the heart. Many soldiers have had their lives saved by the chance pre sence of a pocket-book filled with papers, or even of a metallic cigarette case. In the left breast-pocket of their tunic. Superposed 6heets of paper have always constituted, even in an cient wars, an excellent shield. Dr. Laurent's statistics show from 82 to 84 per cent, of bullet wounds, trom...
CHAPTER XXXVIII. The Real Man. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 7 November 1914
CHAPTER XXXVIII. The Real Man. Herepath was seeing daylight now with a'vengeance. In the next min ute or two a hundred things grew 'frain before him. All this had been in the light of a revelation, and on his side also he would have a revelation or two to make before many hours had elapsed. "Won't you enlighten me a little further?'' he asked. "Not for the present," Ninon said. "You would not have learnt this much had not I wanted to make you feel quite easy in your mind as to these jewels. I invented the whole pretty little play of the robbery, and it went from first to last without a hitch. The way we got hold of Zana and kidnapped him "was a stroke of genius. And Victor Player took his place. Oh, I dare say I should be ashamed of myself; perhaps I am, a little. But I like adventure and ex citement. I cannot get on without them. I was I who brought the Prin cess in contact with Daniel Harley and arranged for the sale of the stones. They had to change hands ■without anybody knowing...
Surface Men or Contract Work? DISCUSSED BY GRENVILLE COUNCIL. QUESTION STILL UNDECIDED [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 7 November 1914
Surface leg or Gornraci WorR? DISCUSSED BY GRENVILLE COUNCIL. QUESTION STILL UNDECIDED When tbe question of the appoint ment of permanent surfacemen was brought forward at Thursday's meeting of the Grenville Shire Council, Cr Yaughan pbserved that if they wanted to spoil a good man put him oil as a sn placeman. It was the nature of the work that made them so. When travellers came along a road they would pull up and make a man stop his work while' they talked about the ejections or the war. From his observations in the past he was against the proposal, Cr Poynton said that Cr Yaughan had not advanced any reasonable argument why the proposal should not be given a trial. Really good men could be chostn, and by quot ing the cost of certain works in the shire by contract he proved that similar work had been carried out by day labor at a third of the cost. He maintained that if a man were in the permanent employ of the council he would take more interest in his work, and the sort of thing...
It Is Said. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 7 November 1914
ii is M. That inllncnza is very prevalent in the district at present. That Li-'igh Shire Council meets on Wednesday next. That tho iith November was en thusiastically celebrated by the youth of Berringa, where therd has not beon seen such a display of fire works for many y»uirs. That the State elections are draw ing near. There is no definite an nouncement of opposition to Mr J. Chatham. That Mr Bert Hall has sufliciently recovered from his recent serious accident to bo able to return to his parents' residence at Berringa. That tenders are invited for the painting and renovating of the Ber ringa Catholic Church. That preparation of Church of England candidates for confirmation is being made in various parts of tho parish in view of the Bislnp of Ballarat's vibit on December Gtli and 7th. That Constable Jones has received information of thefts of money and other goods at Berringa. That the Berringa Boys' Band concert takes place next Friday.
Amongst the Mines. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 7 November 1914
9DMSI me mines. In connection with the applica tion made by the Pitlield Mining Company for a Government grauc of .£100 to carry on further pros pocting work to explore the alluvial bed proved to be auriferous by dia mond drill bores, the Government geologist, Mr Barangwauath, has paid a visit to the mine, and spoke very favorably on the future possi ] bilities of the field. It is now re garded as almost a certainty that the full amount of the grant applied for will be given.
Grenville Shire Council. Thursday, 5th November, 1914. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 7 November 1914
tayiiir. [jjjuB CfiiiijOil. Thursday, 5th November, J'.H-i. Present.—Crs Kennedy (presi p.-m), Wbliie, Dougliif. Nnnn, Poyn ■3&lt;>n, Ciarki-, Blakeley, Shepherd. anil "Vaughan. Tendets. No. 10j'l-r>—SOO cubic yards earth -noik at Upper Keservoii, Linton.-— 3. G. Allan, £G3 10s ; J. M. Iveir, £46 19s (accepted); T. Richards; ■£;& 5s 2J; M- Brcsmn, £CG 5c; M. leahy, £77 10s. No. 11/15—Supply of 100 cubic -yards surface gravel on Bnninyone Boad, noar Cox's, Ross'^ Creek.—C. ~E Morris (accepted), £7 ISa 4d; E. Bidggood, £7 lSs 4d; H. Tndor. £9 •Ss. / Correspondence. From Public "Works Departmc-nt, in regard to separate books for Country Xloads Boards account. Iteceived. - . From same, acknowledging conn cil'e application for a Government .grant for main roads which will re ceive consideration.-Received. From same, notifying the appoint ment of C. Pitman as Government auditor.—Received. 3?rom same, stating that there will be no wire netting available for pro Lablv ...
PIGGORET PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH JUBILEE CELEBRATION. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 7 November 1914
PIGG0RE:T PRESBYTERIAN CHURUH I - .11: El LTiK CBLEISKATION. Tin; jubilee of till) PiBRoreot Px\»l»j' 1 ciijii) Ch rch wa.s.enthusiastically and t-uci-essfiil • celebrated un Sunday and -Monday. In Sunday afternoon and even ing the ppipit was occupied by tlio l!ov. M. M'1 Jui' i of llukcwoucl. and lie deliver •■d still ill j sermons lo crowded conj;ref;a tions. T c Scarsdule church clioir con wcro _ . Miss l ai'ii." Y( nijr v.-:is the organist. 1 lie Sta '• school H as crowded oil Jlmi d;iy cv'.'iii when a public moL'ting was In-Ill. and arly day history an&lt;l anecdotes rein ling |. church life 1'ornied a feature of tlu- prox-edinys. Aiuonyst. the ynther ing were/.i few who woie picsent at tin pening Jf the church. Kev. O. T. l&lt;eo trilmtod aa( hems, and sacred txd alily rend led by Mr llambley. pr i'~i&lt; from l.d. •los. lic=t ind i:. U a nil I dalol. anil read apologies for n»sciu-i. roni Kc■ ■;. W. .1. Murray (Carnghain).' iCluirch of Kngland, Linton)...
Pitfield Banner, PUBLISHED EVERY SATURDAY MORNING [Registered at the General Post Office Melbourne, for transmission by post as a Newspaper.] SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 1914 BALLARAT SHOW. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 7 November 1914
liifielt) l;rair«, I'fJItMSHEO EVKKY 8ATUKDAY MORNING [Registered at the General Post Offico Melbourne, for transmission by post as a Newspaper.] Saturday, November 7,191-i BALLARA.T StfOW. bplendul entries nave been re ceived for tha Ballarat A. and P. Society's Show, to be held en No vmber 20th and Slat. Visitors from this district may travel at excursion faies. and any child attending a state school in the district will be admitted to the show gronnds for 3d. Children are requested to pre sent a notice from the he2tl teacher of the school attended by them. A.N.A Thm-e was a fair attendance at the fortnightly meeting of the Ber ringa and StafTordshire'Reef branch held on Wednesday evening. The president- (Mr S.-T. Jackson) occu pied the chair. Business of a rou tine character was disposed of. The nomination of officers resulted as follows:—President, Mr S. J. Jack son; vice-president, Mr M. J. Staple ton; secretary, Mr F. C. Davis; trea surer, Mr A. Itonchi ; auditors, Messrs T. M...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 7 November 1914
(Tommomvealti) J^anu ot iinstraua HEAD OFFICE SYDNEY TEhia Bank is open for all elapses of GENERAL GASMKING BL'SIWESS rtf POST OFFICE BUILDINGS, Sturt £>. Lyciiarcf ats., BALLARAT Also at Melbourne, Sydney, Newcastle, Broken Kill, Dubho, Canberra, Ade laide , Perth, Hobart, Brisbane, Rockhampton, Townsuiilc and London* Cable remittances made to, and draft-. drawn on icrt-mn pi^'v- dired. ."or-jiiTi bills negotiated arid collected. Letters of credit to .any part o: the world. JiilN negotiated or forwarded for collection. Hanking and Exchange Busini;»s or every description tran^aetea within the Common* wealth, United Kingdom umi abroad. Current accounts opened. interest paid on lixed deposits. Advances made against approved s-ecuritieb. SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT Branch Office: SALLARAT. Victorian Central Offico : 317 COLLINS STREET, MELBOURNE. Branches in the above cities and 2,000 Agrcncios at i'o^t Olfires Throughout; the Commonwealth Ocposlto from 1/- to £300. Interest at 3,fe' pe...