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COURSING. [Newspaper Article] — Mortlake Dispatch — 13 June 1914
COURSING. The next stake of the Hexham and Mt. Shadwell Coursing Club has been fixed for 30th and 31st July, when the Champion Stakes will be run. The stake is for an unlimited number of all-ages at £2 2s, and will be run at "Boonerah," which is ideal cours ing country. The Commonwealth Stake of the Mortlake and Catnperdown cours ing club will be run next week, commencing on Wednesday. This afternoon several events will be run off by the members of the Fire Brigade for trophies pre sented. GOT VERY WEAK c,My boy Jack was very bad with diarrhoea," writes Mrs. M. Lee, Forbes, N.S.W., "for quite a fortnight he was ill and got very weak. My husband bought a bottle of Chamberlain's Colic and Diarrhoea Remedy and to our surprise one dose completely, cured him." Sold at F. Damyou's Pharmacy, Mortlake. Woods' Great Peppermint Cure, For Coughs and Colds, neyer fails, 1/6
WOORNDOO RACE CLUB. Profit of £35 4s 11d. [Newspaper Article] — Mortlake Dispatch — 13 June 1914
Profit of £35 4s lid. (From our own Correspondent.) The final meeting of the Woorndoo Race Club was held on Saturday evening, the president, Mr. W. T. Brhoks, in the chair. The secretary (Mr. C. A. Buchanan) submitted the financial statement of the annual meeting, which showed the profit standing to the credit of the club ^35 4s lid, which was regarded as highly satisfactory. It was decided, to ask for per mission to improve the course by ploughing, disc harrowing and sowing down with English grass. This should make the course a very good one. The credit to the Hall Building Fund is now over ,£40. The balance sheet is as fol lows :— RECEIPTS. To £ s. d. Balance carried forward 1913 10 3 6 Nominations 6 13 6 Sale of Race books 2 0 7 Sale of Fruit stand 0 12 6 Sale of Publican's booth 2 0 0 Bookmaker's fees 1 10 0 Gate receipts 17 1 11 Tickets (members) and donations . 22 15 0 £62 17 0 Expenditure. By £ s. d. Registration of Course 1 0 6 Trophies 18 8 0 Handicapping 1 1 0 Printing, Mo...
SPORTING. GOLF. [Newspaper Article] — Mortlake Dispatch — 13 June 1914
GOLF. The Mortlake Golf Club will hold a tournament this afternoon ! for trophies. There will be a j Men's Singles over 18 holes, the j prize being a golf stick presented by Mr. Quiney, and the second prize a golf ball. This event commences at 2 o'clock. There will also be a Ladies Singles, the prizes being a golf stick and ball given by the club, starting at 2.15. The entry for each event is Is. At a meeting of the Mortlake Golf Club held on Wednesday evening, arrangements were made for the open tournament which is to take place on 17th and 18th July. The programme of events was drawn up and golfers will, in a few days, have the complete pro gramme.
TEN O'CLOCK DUET. Filthy Epithets Exchanged. Charge Proved Only on Corroborated Evidence. Nominal Fine Imposed. [Newspaper Article] — Mortlake Dispatch — 13 June 1914
TEN O'CLOCK DUET. Filthy Epithets Exchanged, Charge Proved Only on Corrobor ated Evidence. Nominal Fine Imposed. At the Police Court on Wednes day, before Mr. V. Tanner, P.M., proceedings were taken under sec tion 25 of the Police Offences Act by Walter M'Lauchlan, Mortlake against Alfred Gibbons, Mortlake, that on 16th May insulting words were used towards him in a public place. Mr. G. Lee Archer appeared for complainant, and Mr. A. S. Fitchett, Terang, for defendant, who denied the charge. The facts of the case as outlined by Mr. Archer were that on 16th May, at 9.45 p.m., informant was slowly walking along the main Hexham road. When nearing the residence of Gibbons he expected to meet E. Lynch, who lived close by. When about opposite defen dant's house, complainant was walking a little off the metal, Gib bons . called out, "good-night." Informant did not know for whom the good-night salute was intended as he could not see him. Defen dant called out in a still louder voice, "good-...
MARKETS. MORTLAKE STOCK REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — Mortlake Dispatch — 13 June 1914
MARKETS. MORTLAKE STOCK REPORT. M'Donald and Brumley report having held their usual fortnightly sale on Wednesday last when a large yarding of both sheep and cattle came forward. There was a good number of buyers and through out the sale competition was keen and nearly all sold at late good market rates. We quote—Sheep—Fat Lincoln ewes ,£l 2s 6d, fat x bred wethers £l 3s 6d, fat comeback ewes 10s 3d, £l 0s 6d, fat merino wethers l7s 9d, x bred ewes 8 tooth in lamb to Lincoln rams 16s, x bred ewes 5 years old, in lamb to merino rams 19s, comeback ewes 5 years old in lamb to Lincoln rams lis 3d, x bred weauers 12s 6d, 13s 9d. Cattle.—Fat cows £5 Is, £6 7s 6d to ;£8, springing heifers ^5 15s, £7 6s,'springing cows £5 10s, £7, 2 year old heifers £2 10s to ^3, 1 year old heifers ^"l, 2 year old steers £2, store cows £2 17s. We made sales for Messrs M. F. Mahony, H. Edwards, C. J. Read, T. J. Breen. T. J. Pressey, A. J. M'William, W. M'Naughton, R. Cameron, J. Barclay, C. O'Sulli van, W. ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Mortlake Dispatch — 13 June 1914
SOON MY FORMER S-EIyF "About 8 years ago I had brass poison ing which caueed liver trouble," writes Mr. W. A. Peez, Annat, N.Z. "I could not sleep or eat and wasted to a shadow. After taking Chamberlain's Tablets for a short time my health was greatly im proved and I have had no return of my trouble. I am now in good health and reckon I owe it to Chamberlain.s Tab lets." Sold at F. Damyon's Pharmacy, Mortlake.'
DANGERS OF A SCRATCH. [Newspaper Article] — Mortlake Dispatch — 13 June 1914
DANGERS OF A SCRATCH. !• Scarcely a day passes over that ' many persons do not, in some way 01 other, get a scratch, a small cut, or a bruise that may break the skin. In most instances not the slightest at' tention is paid to this beyond the tem porary annoyance of the pain and the possible irritation when the hands arr Eut into water, or some subsequent low in the same spot brings an ex 1 clamation on account of tne hurt, j of floating disease-germs, especially ! fciie air of cities and towns, and an ; Injury of this sort, be it ever so slight, | might furnish excellent breeding i ground for some deadly bacteria. It i (a a good plan always to keep a bottle ! of prepared carbolic acid and ; glycerine, and frequently toutfh all bruises or sore spots with it. This is one of the most convenient and effective germicides imaginable. It is i believed that many cases of fever and other serious ailments can be con tracted by floating germs coming in contact with abraded skin. Once snugly lo...
BALLARAT STOCK MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Mortlake Dispatch — 13 June 1914
BALLARAT STOCK MARKET. There was no slackening in the price for the best pens of cattle at the Corporation Saleyards on' Tuesday, but medium sorts and cows showed an easier tendency. A fair proportion of the 217 fat cattle yarded comprised good and' prime quality, and the balance were cows and medium sorts. Prime pens of bullocks were quoted from £l5 to £\7 10s, extra to ^18 2s 6d, good from £12 to ^14, medium from £9 to £ll, best cows to ;£ll 12s 6d. An average of ^16 18s was received for nine bullocks from the estate of T. Twomey, Banemore, Penshurst. ' Calves sold to £5 lis 6d.
ADVENTURE WITH A MOUNTAIN LION. [Newspaper Article] — Mortlake Dispatch — 13 June 1914
JDVENTURE WITH A MdUNTAIH LION. L&ere » one animal (says a write! ,n the 'Los Angeles Times') I prefer to hunt above all others, and that is «he mountain lion. I wish my readers could see the marvellous leaps made by this hugl cat when hard pressed by a pack of hounds. Nothing short e! a good pack can run him; 30 and 40 feet lie makes at a bounc^. rising like a winged creature high above the grease-wood and chapparal; ground scent for the dogs is barely left, so daintily does lie alight; the hounds must use the slightly tainted air loi their guide. i It is a well known fact that tha mountain 1/on stands in the greatest terror of dogs. When chased by them he will first try to outrun them; fail ing in this, be will lake to the neares/ tree. But when there is no tree of re fuge, and the lion comes to bay, then look out. One stroke of the powerful Eaw means a dead dog, and unless the ■miter comes to the rescue with rifle or revolver, the savage brute will slaughter the whole pac...
LAKE BOLAC STOCK REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — Mortlake Dispatch — 13 June 1914
I,AKB BOLAC STOCK REPORT, M'Donald and Brumley report having held their usual monthly sale on Thursday last when a large yarding of sheep came forward. There was a good attendance of buyers and throughout the sale competition was brisk, and nearly all sold at late good market rates. We quote—Crossbred wethers 4 years old fat ;6l 2s 9d, fat merino wethers 15s 6d, fat comeback wethers 15s, crossbred weaners 9s 5d. 12s to 14s. We made sales for Messrs A. Murphy, A. Peters, and Messrs Moreton and Sons. Our next sale will be held on. Thursday, 9th July.
LIFE OP MICROBES. [Newspaper Article] — Mortlake Dispatch — 13 June 1914
LIFE OP MICROBES. What becomes of the miorobes thai I abound in his body when a person dies ol a contagious disease? This question has been investigated in Ger . many by Dr Klein, who buried the t>odies of infected animals for stated periods, and then examined them for germ life. j He found that the bacillus of cholera lives nineteen days, but does jot. preserve its reproductive power after eighteen. The resistance of Eberth's bacillus (that of typhoid) is aearly the same. The ?erin of the | plague is always alive after seventeen j days of burial, but not after 3 weeks. ; The bacillus of tuberculosis (which, it j should be insisted upon, destroys j more lives than that of the plague, s although it frightens people less), does I oot survive the animal that it? has j killed. Klein has found it in th» i organs, but has never been able to | make cultures of it, and, a more im* i portant fact, 1>hs never succeeded in ] reproducing tuberculosis by injection# I of bacilli found in de...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Mortlake Dispatch — 13 June 1914
SILVER STAR CH ,l I0K&L023 IB 1S2SS33CQl THE BEST IN THE WORI-D 4 to 5 \b Parcel. INSIST 'ON LABELLED PACKAGES 'I DO NOT HESITATE TO SPEAK OF' . CLEMENTS TOMC* I WHICH CAVE ME BAG^C HEALTH. I 'IT WAS THAT MEDICINE ALONE.' IT IS THE BEST OF MEDICINKS FOR WEAK, NERVOUS WOMEN. Testimonials from all parts o\' Australia aro received in proof of the wonderful vita/ U-ing and health restoring powers of this frreat nerve and blood remedy, Clements Tonic. For the.cure of Anaemia in Wo men. Hysteria. Weakness, Lassitude, Weak Nervp? or Nervous Ailments of. any kind, it has no equal, as is proved ' by the thousands of women who use it | daily and testify to it. For breaking down of the nerves, loss of vitality, brain i faf in commercial men, caused. by over ! study or worry, debility, rheumatism, j poor appetite, bad memory, it a ' Vrealtli-re-. storing p'-owers are wonderful. Mi Thos I Payne, tho clev r comedian of t/ue Cinder | slla Co., ilo'.bourne and Sydney, pays: I con j lider Cl...
Her Idea of It. [Newspaper Article] — Mortlake Dispatch — 13 June 1914
Her Idea of Jt. 'Maggie, Masrgie,' cried Ifttfe Elsi^, ffben she saw the perspiration on ha hands for the first time, 'get «* imbrella Quick. I'm rainier-' !5TIie "Dairymaid-1' and "Bluebell" Separ ators are guaranteed to be far superior m material, construction, and practical work to the average run of cream separators. The special prices now being quoted on them are pounds below their actual value. No non senBe about these statements—you can re turn the machine and get your money back if they are not found to be solid facts. Any man buying a separator without getting full particulars of this special price oSer deserves to die in the workhouse. .Apply to Inter national Harvester Co. of Australia Pty. Ltd. or their nearest local agent. Branches in capital city of each state.
NOT QUITE RIGHT. [Newspaper Article] — Mortlake Dispatch — 13 June 1914
NOT QUITE KIGIIT. The vicar was just about to give out the banns of a marriage, when he for got whore he hail put the book. How ever, he began, groping meanwhile for the lost volume. "I publish the banns of marriage be tween-between " "Between the euhsion anil the seat, sir," whispered the verger, iu a voice loud enough to be heard throughout the church, suddenly realising what the vicar was looking for.
THE OLD RAIL FENCE. [Newspaper Article] — Mortlake Dispatch — 13 June 1914
THE OLD RAIL FENCE. It fitted well cacli rural sceno and lent it lialf its charm, The old rail fence, tlio ragged fence, that stalked, across tlio farm. It took its zigzag course along-ran on without an end, There cross-vines found a place to . . ' cling, tlxo birds knew it as friend; The lizards stretched themselves along i its old gray rails to sun, And there tho quail piped up his call when each long day was done. This mossy-bearded, pioneer has almost ? . passed away, ." Where'er we go we seldom see the old. j . rail fence to-day. l it plilyc-d its part and played it well-? another has its place, The new wiro fence- that stretches on in slenderness and grace, But we who lovod it still shall miss its rugged, quiet charm, The old rail fence, the ragged fence, that stalked across tho farm.
GOOD FORM. [Newspaper Article] — Mortlake Dispatch — 13 June 1914
GOOD FORM. Young people frequently become most embarrassed when they suddenly realise that on the street, in a public conveyance, at .the theatre, the restaui ant or church, they liave done some trilling thing to make themselves con spicuous. Here are a lew simple lules which the uninitiated will do well to memorise: - When a young man meets one or more girls on the street car by accident lie does not offer to pay their faro. That is his privilege only when he is their escort for the trip. Girls in business are olten joined at lunch by young men employed in the same ofiices. Under those circumstan ces there need be no embarrassment over the check. The girl pays her own bill precisely as if the man had not appeared on the scene. When escorting a girl to the thea tre,, church or restaurant tho man must iirst ascertain whether .there is an usher or head waiter at tho.door. If there is, he permits" "the girl .to entQi' first, holding the door open for her. The usher or waiter leads the ...
HEALTH SUGGESTIONS. SPRAINS. [Newspaper Article] — Mortlake Dispatch — 13 June 1914
HEALTH SUGGESTIONS. SPRAINS. Sprains are caused by undue stretch ing or twisting of joints, tlio ligaments of which :vro usual.y partially coin by tin* strain. There :s gtnorally_ a.'so Konia .s'axteh'ng of oilier tissues ill 'tho neighborhood of tiiu joint, wii.ii ruyturo 01 s,ni::ll vo*sels ami effusion of hi co d', giv'iiig rise to .'.iio characteristic d's (.oioiatiun of brui-iag on tho .skin ov^r the joini. Spra.ns are of most l:rc ij'iK'ii't occurrence in the. ankle, shoul der, wrist and knee. There is generally severe pah;, often localised to certain points and increas ed on movement; there may be inabil ity to bear tho \i eight of ithe limb; as a "rule there will bo swelling and dis coloration from effusion of blood around the joint, and later inllammatory ef fusion into the' joint cavity may oc cur. The absence of signs of fracturo or of dislocation will usually sullice distinguish a sprain from one- or other of these injuries; but where thorc is much swelling it may bs dif...