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The Ballan Times. PUBLISHED EVERY THURSDAY BALLAN, THURSDAY, FEB. E, 1915 Local and General News. [Newspaper Article] — Ballan Times — 4 February 1915
lithe Kalian Utimes. I'uhlihkkd EVK Ualla.n', Tiiiesday, Fkb. &lt;i, 1S>15 Local and General News. A pig truck, consigned to Messrs Coghlan, Bouse & Co., Ballarat, will leave the Ballan railway station ou Tuesday next, Mr J. Hishon is the local agent. Messrs Coghlan, Boase and Co., ot "Tatter.sallV' Bazaar, Ballarat, report Jan 27 — Baconers — Prime heavy weights, 92/0 to 1)3/0; extra, 96/0 to 98/0; medium weights, 85/0 to S8/0; lightweights, 77/0 to S0/0. Porkers - -Best, 40/0 to 48/0; others, 35/0 to 38/0. Stores—Best, 28/0 to 38/0; others, 25/0 to 27/0. Slips—18/0 to 20/0. Young Pigs—10/0 to 12/0; Choppers—98/0 to 112/0. Messrs Coles & Pullum, Ballarat;, report— Jan 27 — Bauoners —- Best, 94s Od to 95s Od; extra, to 99s (id; others, 85s Od to 90s Od; lightweights 75s Od to SOs Od. Choppers—Best to 100s Od; i others, 80s Od to 95s Od. Porkers—Best, 42s Od to 46s Od; others, 35s Od to 40s Od. Stores— Be.«t to 30s Od; others, 20s Od to 25s Od; slips, 18s O...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Ballan Times — 4 February 1915
fpireiigrRE^NE3_ PlH HEARNES Brocnucret,s Is the FINEST REMEDY In the WORLD for ~~ COUGHS, CROUP and COLDS. THOSE who have had occasion to take HEARNE'S BRONCHITIS CURE are astonished at Its WONDER FUL HEALING POWER. Sufferers from Bronchitis. Cough, Croup, Pain or Soreness in the Chest, Hoarseness, Diffi culty of Breathing, Stuffiness, Asthma, experience delightful and rapid relief. This medicine is particularly valuable to Vzate who are subject to Colds on the Chest, as it STRENGTHENS THE LUNGS and renders them less susceptible. It is most comforting in allaying Irritation in the Throat, and. giving Strength to the Voice, and for this reason, is thoroughly ap preciated by Clergymen, Public Speakers and Singers, ft does not allow a Cough to become Chronic, and in this respect, is ABSOLUTELY INDISPENSABLE in preventing a Cold from developing into Bronchitis, Asihma, Pneumonia, Pleurisy or Consumption. No house should be without a bottle of this WONDERFUL REMEDY, as takan at the firs...
TO SUCCEED. [Newspaper Article] — Ballan Times — 4 February 1915
TO SUCCEED. An* you tryiug to climb wher* the chosen arc; "Where the feet of men arc few Po yon long for "si job that is worth one's while?" WVll, hero is a thought for you: The pots of gold at the rainbow's end Are sought by the teeming mob, Hut the fairies who guard them choose as friend Tho man who loves his job. No matter what grip of hand he has How poor or strong his brain. There'** always n place for the man who loves His work with might and main; Does he dig a ditch, or blazo a trail Where the dream of man may run No clod of earth shall shoulder hint From his place out in the sun! It isn't the kick, it's not tho pull, That 1 rings the strong man out; Hut it's long-time work and it's all time will, And the cheerful heart and shout! K&j Have faith in yourself? Do you wantOf; to win J ' " I'm Is your heart for success athrob? SsR? There's just one thing cau bring yoiffif^j With the winners—lovo your job! Print-ofi and Pnblithtd by tki* PfJj'i'i privter, P. Mpvtmr, >t...
The Rainfall. [Newspaper Article] — Ballan Times — 4 February 1915
The Rainfall. Following is a rccord of.the rainfall for Ballnn, as registered at the local Post Ollice. No record is taken on Sundays. Friday ... — points Saturday ... — points Monday ... 12 points Tuesday ... — points ' Wednesday t points Thursday ... — points Total for lOOt ... 263b Total for 1905 ... 2396 Total for 1906 ... 2581 Total for 1907 ... 1867 Total for 190S ... 1647 Total for 1909 ... 2621 Total for 1910 ... 2516 Total for 1911 ... 3767 ■ Total for 1912 ... 2340 Total for 1913 ... 3139 Total for 1911. January ... ... 117 February ... ... 6 MawhX. 07. April: * ... ... lS-t May ' " ; 185 June ... ■ ... 117 July ... ... 221 August ... - 70 September .... ■ : 132 October ... ... 10 November ... ... 183 . December • ... ... 336 Total for 1915 January February 136 16. 152
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Ballan Times — 4 February 1915
The ideal The Bride who wishes to.haveat least one really beautiful pictur,.* in her home should «it to^nk }\>r in-i BridaJ Portrait. Our portraits ntv (lie fmhr»!miuti[ of nil that is artistic in pSiotnyrajjliy. while onr thirty years' experience' en ables us to give each portrait that unique " touch" which hus made our name a household word throughout Australia. J'.rery convenience--'iVo proofs at least. The latest styles ii, Bridal Veils, Wreaths, Bouquet*. Buttonholes, a'ways ready for the Siller. Genuine The latest diseovovy in ]ihoto.;rtphv— genuine oiipaititing* My a ni-n method —guaranteed permanent. I'rice, (lie same as ordinary colored portraits— £2 2s. 'Write us f.ji- p.u-iieuljrj. Brotnlile Enlargements. Size of .SiZt. (,i' Enlargement Mount Price 12 x )U 20 \ If, 251. 15 x 12 23 x 17 :i:i/. RICHARDS & CO., The Famous ISaliarnt Photographers 2! Sturi St. Balinrat. J. C. Dcurdeu, Propt. Dugdale & Creber, Barristers and Solicitors, Queensland Brii.ii v.:...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Ballan Times — 4 February 1915
Support Local Industry. Bring Your BOOTS for Repairs to ERIC SILLING, BALLAN. (Next Chambers' Red House.) MY MOTTO: "Promptness and Good Workmanship." Try Our Repairs, and You Will Nol On EUewhera. Miss Bessie B. Robertson, DRESSMAKER, Clover Bank, BUAIISK.VWS CREEK. Holds the certificate in Cutting, Fit ting, Jinking, and Finishing from School o£ Mines, Ballarat. Patterns Cut to Measure. Orders Taken. A Trim. SoMcm:n.
AN AMUSING ADVENTURE WITH ARTEMUS WARD. [Newspaper Article] — Ballan Times — 4 February 1915
AN AKH5UJG ADVENTURE Willi abtemus ward. When Artemis. Ward was in Eng land his heaKb was none of I he Inst, b'.a lie always contrived when he appeared at the Snvngu Club nmoiiy his friends, to be in excel lent spirits. He seemed to brace himself up with stimulants. UiiC cvi'inn™ &lt; writes Mr. Howard Paul ) alter a jolly dinner he, John Toole the comedian. and myself j emerged from the clubhouse, then 1 situated near Covent (iarden Mar ket* and a UrolMooklnf* old cubby stopped his vehicle in front of us, touched his forehead with his fore finger, ns if in quest of a job. lie wore the old-fashioned heavy triple capes that are seen in the pictures of John Leech in the back numbers of "Punch " but which had then toearly disappeared from London streets. The costume of the jarvcy eX once arrested the attention of Arteinus who hailed him. and after minutely examining his apparel, said : I " Mr. Cabby, pardon me looking at your sartoral rig-out. but I've never seen a coat, like t...
OF RURAL INTEREST [Newspaper Article] — Ballan Times — 4 February 1915
OF RURAL INTEREST (Bjr "Buutictu.") According to all experience we arc tluo for a bounteous, season following upon the lean year just pnst. High hopes ar&lt;j entertained by the beads of the Agricultural Department. They are convinced tbnt the expectation of the Ministry that suflicieut will be sown to yiold 50,000,000 bushels is rea sonable. Dr. Cameron, the Director of Agriculture, sjiys, that an announce ment made by Mr. T. Young, of Young Bros., at Horsham, that Whnmera "Tin crs would put in double the customary acreage was comforting, especially as it was no chance remark. News from other districts iudicnted that the pros pect of good prices—5/- a bushel at least—was inducing other fanners to prepare larger areas than ordinarily. Both Mr., Hutchinson, the Minister for Agriculture, aud the Director agree that the outlook is promising for next sea son, and they are sanguine of a record harvest. Mr. Hutchiuson states that tho Railway Department for the past three years has...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Ballan Times — 4 February 1915
rgj33£" Nurse Evans of Tasmania and Victoria, writes her opinion of 49 Provost Street, Nth. Melb., IS/4/1?. CLEMENTS TONIC LTD. "I have been nursing for twenty years in Tas mania and Victoria, so my experience covcrs a lengthy period. When patients are weak and low, a nurse must know the best medi cine to give a patient. Some I have nursed have been so ill I never could have taken their case only I knew Clemeuts Tonic would quickly restore theni to health. What 1 am writing is founded on ex perience that amongst all medicines Clements Touic is first. It is the nurses' ■ friend, a reliable medicine iJ tint will restore the sick to S h-!th. ; ■ : (Signed) f,'UR5Ii EVANS." y j At'.vav; thi* Mc&lt;Hcipo on Uaml. 1 S and VOU wi 1. S.ccp hralihv. If von. . | c; v. \OV OKT UMAU'll ANO ' I fcru;:>• j !«).m i,"())•• M.ivi-p, • i wkakns-s* Amu u.t.n—. * -n:\vn.iN. • 1 I'vOK AIM :.n \ K, \Vi«. NHRVliS, I uui' ;;!i,|!HV.M:ti!v f i A'l STORgl MrfCiUjROTS SELL IT. Water Carting Tanks, ...
SLIPCOTE CHEESE. [Newspaper Article] — Ballan Times — 4 February 1915
SLIPCOTE CHEESE. One of the simplest of soft cheeses to make is the old-fashion slipcote I'heese, which is produced in Rutland shire (England) and occasionally also in tlie surrounding districts. It lias only quite local importance. The mo Oiod of its manufacture is briefly as follows:—A small quantity of milk is coagulated by adding; a little renuet, llii! curd thru lining drained either in a strainer or ebcesc-clotli until siillici eutly dry to be moulded. The moulding may lie done i" a dessert-plate, or alternately in a small square wooden form, about 4 in. by 8 in., aud 2 in. deep. Here the rest - of the whey drains off. When of firm consistency, the cheeses arc taken out aud removed to a cool place, being placed on a shelf and left, to ripen for from three days lo a week—according to the wea ther. The warmer it is, the more quickly do they ripen and bocomo ready for consumption. Formerly it was customary to put them between cabbage leaves while put by until (it. to eat, but thi...
FOR WOMEN [Newspaper Article] — Ballan Times — 4 February 1915
FOR WOMEN (tiy "Ambroain«.'') Delightful lingerie dresses are seen on nil sides. Somo express the tunic, and some as regards skirt lines "ro plain. A dress of the latter type is figured crepe, high waist, drapy blouse with "V" to waist, with net inset. The. "V" is bordered with insertion, which repeats 011 cuff and lower pnrt of skirt. Charm is given the blouse section by the shoulder yoke sleeve. Dresses of this kind should have an early Victorian air, when tiie dainty dresser always looked as though she had stepped out of a picture /nunc. A couple of roses at the end of "V" give life to the gown, and a black vel vet ribbon is employed for a girdle., once round, then looped to front hip, with catch and streamers. 'Jbc all white dress is ever popular. Here, then we see what excellent results are attained with working flounces—foot of skirt, and two tunic flounces. The blouse will have a yoke and upper part will be of same, the other of the plain and drapy. A cross-over blouse is sur...
The Rainfall. [Newspaper Article] — Ballan Times — 11 February 1915
The Rainfall. Following is a record of the rainfall for Ballan, as registered at the local Post, Office. No record is taken on Sundays. Friday Saturday ... Monday Tuesday ... AV ednesday Thursday ... — POINTS — POINTS 1*2 POINTS — POINTS &lt;1. POINTS — POINTS Total for 1904 20;v.i Total for 1905 2;)90 Total for 1900 258-1, Total for 1907 1807 Total for 1908 1047 Total for 1909 2C24 Total for 1910 2510 Total for 1911 3707 Total for 1912 2340 Total for 1913 3139 .Total for 1914. January February March April May June J uly August September October November December 117 0 . 97 . . 181 . .185 . '-* '117 ■ '221 70 132 . - .10 . 183 330 Total for 1915 January February 1058
Sporting News. RIFLE SHOOTING. [Newspaper Article] — Ballan Times — 11 February 1915
Sporting News. RIFLE SHOOTING. The return match between the Ballan and Myrniong clubs took place on the local range on Saturday last. The conditions were again tricky, and the weather clerk had all the best of the argument, fi9 being the best score of the day. The result was a win for the visitors by 26 points. For the winners, l.iilgelt, IC. Palmer, O'Connor, and Cowan showed best form, Ballan's top scorers being S. Lay, Shimmen, and Rudd. The conditions were S shots and 2 optional sighters at 300 and 500 yards. The visitors were en tertained to afternoon tea on the range. Appended are the scores:— iLYliXIOXG. Is a mo 300 500 Total 11. Lidgett 33 30 69 E. Palmer 30 35 05 M. O'Connor 32 33 65 W. Cowan 3-1 31 65 L. Palmer 32 32 04 A. J. Gresswell 30 32 62 W. Smith 20 3L GO E. liobertsou 30 30 60 It. Wndo 32 2.S 60 H. White 25 29 54 307 317 624 BALLAN, Namo 300 500 Total S. Lay 29 38 67 J. Shiumien 33 32 65 I?. Rudd 29 35 64 J. Coopor 29 31 ' 63 W. Eraser 30 31 61 E. Walters 33 27 60 ...
No More Fat People. [Newspaper Article] — Ballan Times — 11 February 1915
No More Fat People. Most fat people seem to think that tho only way to take oft' fat is to use dangerous drugs, follow a starvation diet or to take strenuous exercise. But all this is nonsense, and, thanks to the recont discovery of an eminent scientist, thousands of men and wom en are taking off several pounds of useless fat a A'eek, by simply rubbing on to the iat part—hips, arms, chin, or abdomen—a simple lotion made by pouring a cup of hot water over a dram of quassia chips; let it stand for a minute, then strain through a cloth and add 3 ounces of Cirola 1'ark Ex tract. Pour the mixture into a bottle ami apply night anil morning, rub bing it in with the hands for about 10 minutes, using a circular motion, and the fat will almost seem io melt away before your very eyes. The in gredients, which are inexpensive, may be had of any chomist, and the re sults to be obtained are really re markable.
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Ballan Times — 11 February 1915
Wedding. Wisbey—Wood. From the Grcsstj and Lismore Pioneer.) A vory pretty wedding was cole brated in St. Augustino's Church of England, Bcoac, on Thursday, Janu ary 19th. Tlio bride's friends bad decorated tho chnrch vory prettily, with initials of bride and bridegroom and a massive wedding bell. Tho bride's dross was of whito silk em bossed voile. Sho carried a bouquet of white roses, heath and maidenhair fern, with white silk streamers, and voil. Tho bridesmaids woro gownod in white silk, and carried handsome pink and white bouquets. The con tracting parties wero Miss Violet Wood, only daughter of Mr and Mrs II. Wood, of Beoao, and Mr William Wisboy, elder sou of Mr and Mr Jas. Wisbey, of Beeao (formerly of Ballan and Bacchus Marsh). The brides maids wero Miss Jessie Batty, cousin of the bride, and MissWisbey, sister of tho bridegroom. The ceremony was performed by the Rev. J. J. MoGall, of Birregurra, assisted by tho Rev. Mr Crawford, of Beeac. The brido was given away by her fa...
Cycling and Motor Notes. AUSTRALIAN AND ENGLISH. Dunlop Rubber Co. Ltd., Melbourne [Newspaper Article] — Ballan Times — 11 February 1915
Cycling and Motor Notes. AUSTRALIAN AND ENGLISH. Dunlop Knbber Co. LliI,, Mi»H»ourno Bide Duulop tyrea—they aro fclio best. There can be little doubt, if any at ill, that in the mutter of weight dis tribution, many motor cycles leave something to be desired. The point is one which alfeots not only the itability of the construction as a whole, but the comfort of the rider uid easo of alec-ring as well. Vibra iionary clTects are produced in more ways than one. In the first place wo have road shocks which aro respon ?ible for the bulk of tho trouble, and, secondly, the vibration set up by the I inline in its working, and which may raugo from a slight tremor to a ierios of oscillatory movements which ire disconcerting and uncouiforablc in tho elfoct they produce upon the rid er, and in the manner in which they wear out the driving tyro. The ma- j chine, generally speaking, is adverse ly atfected by the two species of vi brations, and no matter how well the problem of springing has been ...
NEWS SUMMARY [Newspaper Article] — Ballan Times — 11 February 1915
NEWS SUMMARY thn t\rthC S^?P,V® Pu,lt crossing over the Murray there is a fair body of r/?,any. tb° riW " fa"in* A boy named William Sidda]], six street"'^?30 1*T£Bts rcsid0 at Cameron a'"ct> .^oun.t Pleasant, died suddenly with other lads, when ho was seized lWth •> • ?• l,lay'°e cricket with a fit, in which he died bofore tho thatch 0t, % D/T 11 i3 sulW that tho death of tho boy was mainly duo to Bunstroke. Uoports having beon received that a number of women usually employed in domestic occupations are out of work T P!0f,°nt time, the women's brauch I i aDlJ Caterer's Female Em ployes Union is inviting all such per sons to attend at the Trades Hall on -Monday eveniug next, and register their names, so that tho extent of unemploy ment among the woman workers may be ascertained. I T&o dead body of a man named Tho I mas Hyett, 40, a resident of Coburg. was found in a vacant allotment on Harding's-road early on Friday morn ing. There was a wound in tho throat, and a knif...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Ballan Times — 11 February 1915
L. A. Fairbairn and Co., Auctionkhks axd Commission Aokn-ts, Bam,Ay, .Bacchus Marsh, AND MeMIOUIIKK. January Monthly Market Reports. H..VTiTj;VN.—Wo report, having .held our usual monthly sale at our I3all.ui yards on Thursday, January 23th, when a good yarding of all classes of stock was for ward, numbering 3!)o cat tle, 1428 sheep, (52 pigs and 7 horses, TUe attendance was "ood, and values obtained all round were highly satisfactory to vendors, practically ' ' ' :v ' "" ' " " ket rates, and, cousid total clearance being efl'eeted. Fat uattle realised fill e,.j„g Hie continued dry weather, the competitions for stores was well sustained. 'J'lie sheep penned included a splendid lot of fats and good sorts of breeding owes „nd stores, and-biddings for same were brisk, and the demand continued throughout. Pigs sold at slightly better prices. Fat Cattle—Bullocks, .fJ8/f>/, £0/18/ to CI 1; heifers, .CW/10/ to ,CI0/12/(i; eows, C7/15/ to CS/2/ns beefy cows, l.'o/15/ to Cli/l0/: lightwei...
DESTROYING RATS. [Newspaper Article] — Ballan Times — 11 February 1915
DESTROYING BATS. Au American paper gives the follow ing methods of destroying rats "which, if effective, has the great merit of be ing safe and cheap:—Mix up one half pint of corn meal., one teaspoonfnl of sugar, and one half-teaspocnful of cheese crumbs, rubbed fiue. Put this in a saucer and set it in the rats' run wavs. They will eat of it readily. In a few davs add plaster of Paris to a new lot of the same mixture. The rats when thev drink -water will get a hard lump that will kill them, and scare sway any that do Hot eat of this for mula.
Warning to Dyspeptics. [Newspaper Article] — Ballan Times — 11 February 1915
Warning to Dyspeptics, Many interesting paragraphs have recently appeared in the press con-, corning the remarkable antacid prop-> crties possessed by Bisu rated Mag nesia, and thousands of people now regularly take half a teaspoonful of the preparation in ft little water after their meals as a safeguard against indigestion, dyspepsia, heartburn, flatulence, etc. It appears, however, that in several instances other forms of magnesia, bearing similar, names, havo boen used, often with very un pleasant results. To guard against dangerous substitution and ensure getting the genuiue product as re commended by physicians, readers should ask their chemist distinctly for pure Bisurated Magnesia and int sist 011 being supplied in bottloB hav ing the full name—Biriiratcd Magnesia —blown in the glass,