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BRITISH BUDGET. NAVY COST HEAVY. DEFICIT ESTIMATED. LONDON, May 5th. [Newspaper Article] — Warracknabeal Herald — 8 May 1914
BRITISH BUDGET. NAVY COST HEAVY. DEFICIT ESTIMATED. LONDON, Maj; 5tli. • There was a fair attendance in the House of Commons, when Mr. Lloyd George, Chancellor of the Exchequer, introduced the Budget. The revenue of 1913-14, he said, balanced the expenditure, thanks to the unexampled trade boom, but the naval expenditure had greatly exceed ed all anticipations. In 1909 it was anticipated that it would amount to £44,000,000, because at tlie time there was abnormal activity in shipbuild ing; but it. was thought . that the amount would revert to £40,000,000. Unfortunately there had been an in 1 crease in shipbuilding projgrammes abroad, and there was also the con* tinental situation to take into ac count. He was unable to make pro posals for the relief of local taxation without, incurring the odium of pro posing fresh taxation. The business outlook war, .particularly baffling, bTit the consensus of amnion \vas that the existing depression was shallow, and would not iast Jong. The estim...
RECORD AT HAMILTON. [Newspaper Article] — Warracknabeal Herald — 8 May 1914
RECORD, AT HAMILTON. I Messrs. T,- iH. Laidlaw. and Co., in [conjunction with Messrs. Young Bros., report having conducted their annual ! autumn sale of sheep at the Hamilton Corporation yards on Thursday, 30th lult. In all 29,628 were yarded, which -constitutes a record for.this market, and the large.offering included some splendid lines of crossbred and me rino ewes and wethers, with a large percentage of good weaners, and taken right through, was one of the best yardings : seen locally. 'Buyers were in attendance from all parts of the State, including Horsham, Beulah, Minyip, Warracknabeal, Birchip, Dim oily, Bendigo, St. Arnaud, Melbourne, 1 Terang, Warrnambool, and other cen tres. It often happens that there is j only spirited competition for the best lots, but this was not so on this oc casion, as the feature of the sale was the keen and sustained bidding for sheep of all descriptions. The compe> tition was widespread, and 23,849 sheep were sold at high values.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Warracknabeal Herald — 8 May 1914
Never Felt Better. "I used to go nearly, mad with pains in my head," says Miss R. E. Forster, 55 Iflla street., Sth. Melbourne, Vic. "I tried almost everything, but the ' headaches,were:HhereVJust:'tho::,-.same. Then I saw Chamberlain's Tablets ad vertised in the .paper, and thought I Svould glvejthem-atrial.v.Tlie-first sfevf. doses mftda a different woman of me, tor - they .eompietelyi, relieved me, , .of headaches." Sold by Hutchinson and Co. and J. N. 'Wooloott.
CUPID HIDES DARTS IN CHEESE. YOUNG GROCER WILL RESPOND. LONDON, Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — Warracknabeal Herald — 8 May 1914
CUPID HIDES DARTS IN CHEESE. YOUNG GROCER WILL RESPOND. LONDON. Tuesday. Love's messages have been carried in many strange ways, but one o£ the most novel oil record lias been re ceived by a young grocer's assistant at Corshani, in Wiltshire. Cutting a cheese, he was surprised to find in it a small bottle. Inside the bottle was a message trom a woman ' cheesemaker of Taranaki, New Zealand. The writer asked the finder to com municate with her, and intimated that his • photograph would be appreciated. The message is being answered by the young grocer.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Warracknabeal Herald — 8 May 1914
• •• £\ SPECIAL VALUES for — _ THE WINTER. In Ladles' Coats. . In, Ladles' Sport Coats. In New Winter Dress Materials. In Ready-to-Wear Costumes. In Furs. — In Winter. Hosiery. . In Winter Gloves. In Millinery. . ' In Blankets. In Elder-down Quilts. In Winter Sheeting. - in the Renowned Osman Flannel ette. SPEC1A&. WINTER VALUES. In Men's and Boys' Suits. In Men's and* Boys' Overcoats. In Men's and Boys' Oilcoats. In New Neckwear . In New Hats. In Buggy and Travelling Rugs. mm Tailoring. Tailoring, Tailoring. FOR GOOD UP-TO-DATE AND FIRST-CLASS TAILORING WE HAVE EARNED A WIDE REPUTATION, 1VE HAVE JUST LANDED DIRECT FROM THE MILLS A SPLENDID RANGE -OP .WINTER SUITINGS. ^ - VISIT— _ ■ : " ; """ Ws : H. JANES, "Where Everything is Best by Actual Test." BulldB to suit your requirements In an; part of the District. Doors, Fly Doors, Sashes, and Frames on hand and Made to Order. Wall Papers, Ironmongery/and all building' requirements supplied at Lowest RateB. ■.: 1 • .I,.. - Agent...
ARMED MEN IN SYDNEY. TWENTY MEN HELD UP. ESCAPE IN MOTOR CAR. [Newspaper Article] — Warracknabeal Herald — 8 May 1914
ARMED mil IN SYDNEY., TWENTY MEN HELD UP. ESCAPE IN MOTOR CAR. •Four* masked n\en, arme&lt;!r with re volvers, walked'into'the house of Joseph 'Batten, in Sydney, short ly before one o'clock on Tuesday morning, and held up the members of the household, and about 20 male friends, who had assembled to cele brate the birthday of Batten. Covering the party with their revol vers, the desperadoes robbed nearly i every man in the room, and it is es timated that they escaped with near ly £400 in notes and coin, also a •quantity of jewellery. The robbers escaped in two motor cars, in which they had ridden to the house. Three of the guests who jumped through a closed front win dow when the "gun men" entered were badly cut on their hands and faces by the glass, and subsequently went to a pharmacy for treatment. As soon as the gang left the victims ran to the Barlinghurst police station, and told the story of the outrage. n QUICK WIT SAVES £100. Matthew Samine, of Randwick, was the heav...
A.M.P.SOCIETY. SUMS ASSURED, £100,000,000. [Newspaper Article] — Warracknabeal Herald — 8 May 1914
A.M.P.SOCIETY. SPEECH BY MR. GEO. FAIRBAIRN. SUMS ASSURED,- £100,000,000. The 65th annual meeting ot the po licy-holders of .the Australian Mutual Provident Society was held in the head office ot the Society, Pitt street. Sydney, last week. Delegates from the other States wero present, in addition to the head office directors. Mr. A.' W. Meeks, M.L.C., presided. The' chairman, in moving the adop tion ot the report, said that, looking to the course of events during the past year, it would not have been a matter of surprise it he had been fore-: ed to report a falllng-off in new busi ness. The prolonged strike in New Zealand led to a serious dislocation i ot business in the Dominion, and the small-pox scare in Sydney interfered with the ordinary operations. Not withstanding ■ these circumstances, however, the new business of the -past year, in both the ordinary and indus trial departments, was in excess of that of any previous year. The industrial department had kept pace with the ord...
SALE AT DONALD. [Newspaper Article] — Warracknabeal Herald — 8 May 1914
SALE AT DONALD. Messrs. Young Bros., at Donald, on Saturday, effected a total clearance of 4000 sheep and 70 head of cattle yar ded for sale at. high prices. There were buyers present from iMiayip, Eircliip, Charlton, St. Arnaud, Wat cliem, Rupanyup, and surrounding dis tricts. Crossbred ewes sold to £1 3/11, comeback ewes to £1 0/6, me rino wethers to 17/0, cross weaners, 14/4. A draught stallion, Silver Cup, was also offered, and realised £50.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Warracknabeal Herald — 8 May 1914
A Grocer'o Recommendation. "For tlio past 20 years," writes Mr. R; Harrison, grocer, Parrama'tta Rd., and Catherine afreet, Leiclihardt, New Sputli, AVales, ."I have been asufferer from'Diarrhoea, aud although I lmva tried various proscriptions, have found nothing relieve mo like Chamberlain's Colic and iMarrhoea Remedy. I al ways keep a bottle for my; own use at my private residence and at my store." Sold by Hutohlnaon and Co. and J. N, I Woolcott. ;
HIGH PRICES FOR SHEEP. 8300 SHEEP AVERAGE 20/1½. CROSS BREEDING EWES MAKE 26/10. [Newspaper Article] — Warracknabeal Herald — 8 May 1914
HIGH PRICES FOR SHEEP. 8300 SHEEP AVERAGE 20/1 /z CROSS BREEDING EWES 'MAKE 26/10. Sheep were booming at a special sale held at Charlton last week. There was a splendid demand, par ticularly for crossbred sheep, and prices showed an advance of from 2/ to 3/ per head since the recent fine rains. The sale marked a day of records- A record was established in I the matter of average prices for the Cliarlton yards, as 8300. sheep aver aged 20/1% per head, while there was another record when a line of cross breeding ewes sold under the hammer at 26/10 per head. Since the . rain I there has been a general demand for sheep, and the determination of buy ers to secure stock was expressed in an unmistakable manner at the sale.
STAR PICTURES. [Newspaper Article] — Warracknabeal Herald — 8 May 1914
STAR PICTURES. An excellent programme was sub mitted at the Star Theatre on Wed nesday evening, before a large and appreciative audience. The list com prised a nice variety of subjects,' all of which were clearly portrayed, and proved highly interesting and enjoy able. "The Honey God" was the star production, and the merit of the drama entitled it to the place of ho nor 011 the programme. The story .was very striking and impressive, and each development only Increased the interest o£ onlookers. "The Animal" was a stirring and sensational dra ma. The story, which was cleverly worked out, was full of exciting inci dents aind thrilling scenes. '^Pictor ial Illustrations"- depicted a number o£ interesting items, amongst others being a lovely view of the ice and skating in Switzerland, steeplechasing, launching and christening a liner, foot | ball, and Paris fashions. The humor ous pictures, "Contran's Strategein,"' "Juggling Mad',"-and "Dyed, but not Dead," provided : excellent entertai...
TURF. [Newspaper Article] — Warracknabeal Herald — 8 May 1914
TURF. To-morrow the Goodwood Handicap' . at_AdeIalde will attract the "attention . of "turfites, and on Monday ^tlio-Ado " laldo Cup will be run..: Several horses have gone over from Victpria, and they . should be heard of at the meeting. In the Goodwood the best of James' three, viz,', Understudy, Elver Prince, and . Special Drew, should be about, and . probably"" Special Brew will do best. I AVe expect to ueo the result—SPE ) CIAL BREW 1, FIRST SHOT 2, . QUAllt 'BURN or GRVIETO 3. > : The Cup should be won by WAS. 1 SAIL or CALAMUS, with ORVIETO . and EIGHTEEN CARAT next.
MR. McKINNON'S SPEECH. ADVERSE CRITICISM. "GO SLOW" POLICY RIDICULED. [Newspaper Article] — Warracknabeal Herald — 8 May 1914
MR. MoKINNON'S SPEECH. ADVERSE CRITICISM. "GO SLOW" POLICY RIDICULED. No one would suspect from the se date and serious complexion the Minis ter of Railways usually preserves (writes the "Age") that beneath his sober mein lurked a bubbling cas cade of racy humor. President Wil son told some American interviewers recently that below the icy stoicism he displayed to the outside world was often the burning caldron of a vol cano. When we get a glimpse in side Mr. McKinno»> while rusticat ing at * Warracknabeal and relaxed from the trammels of official life, the , implacable administrator reveals a" rollicking jester, with*, a capacity for broad fun that has warned the Wim mera of the deceptive nature of ap pearances. The Minister anticipated the cautious attitude he must assume towards possible requests for increas ed and cheaper railway facilities by reminding the gathering which toas ted his health at Warrackuabeal that if settlers gained further railway ad vantages they would have...
NEWS OF THE DAY. SYDNEY LABOR DAILY. [Newspaper Article] — Warracknabeal Herald — 8 May 1914
NEWS OF THE DAY. SYDNEY LABOR DAILY. It has been definitely... announced that a Labor morning newspaper will be published in Sydney in November. The name of the paper will be "The World." Mr. D. J. Gilbert, a well known Australian journalist, has been appointed editor. The paper will be published at MacDonnel. House, Cas tlereagh street, iProviaion has been made for issuing 75,000 copies daily, About *200 persons will be employed, and the annual expenditure is estima ted at from £120,000 to £160,000. OVERLANDBR'-S JOURNEY. . To drive a flock • of sheep from Hughtnden, Queensland, to Darwin— 1500 miles—was the performance ol Mr. I&lt;\ Brown, a drover, who has ar rived in Sydney. The Job occupied him ten months. 'He had two others with him, and several dogs, and they found the country dry, but plentifully supplied with grass. They met se veral tribes of blacks, but came through without accident, and the sheep looked well when delivered in the Territory. LABOR SATURDAY DESIRED...
SPARROW SHOOTING. GOOD FORM SHOWN. [Newspaper Article] — Warracknabeal Herald — 8 May 1914
SPARROW SHOOTING. GOOD FORM SHOWN. The Warracknabeal GunClub open* ed the season 011 Wednesday with a £5 sparrow match and sweepstakes, and although this was the first shoot for the season, some very good form was shown. The veteran, Mr. ID. MeColl, was in fine form, and gave the younger wing' shots an idea of how to wield the weapon to most advantage. Although Mr. McCol! has been shooting many years, he still retains his keen eye and steady nerve, and, on a day like Wednesday it takes a good shot to beat him. Out of 33 birds trapped to him lie only missed four birds, and the use of the second barrel was only,necessary Ave times. This is a fine performance,, and takes some beating. Others who showed good form were"W. -Lemon, S. Miller (Sea- Lake), R. Lemon, and Bickers. , In addition to the han dicap, wlrich carried two nominations, four sweeps -were shot off, and a very large number of sparrows were thus destroyed,' for which both farmery and others should be thankful, us, they are...