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TRADE OPINIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Ballan Times — 18 February 1915
TRADE OPINIONS. Probably tho principal advantage the ■British Empire will reap from the pre Font war ig the trado now being divort od from tho tinomiet' sources to Bri tish, including tho oversea possessions* The occasion is one that has brought out much information relative to tho X>ossibil itici» of production already is the hand* of our own people, inquiries havo elicited some very satisfactory answers, and the result will be, in the immediate future, a rapid rise of com mercial and productive trade. It maj not be generally known, but there has been established in England a trade and industry committeo, whose duty it is to discover the wants of the British and Colonial markets for almost every article of use. Tho needs being found out, the question 13 then set abroad: What can you produce? The result in an immediate arrangement whereby material assistance is given to tho en couragement of trade and commerce, in dependent of outsiders. It might be naturally thought that statist...
RIFLE SHOOTING, [Newspaper Article] — Ballan Times — 18 February 1915
RIFLE SHOOTING, The musketry targets are cow ready, and members are requested to tire tho course aa soon as possible. If advantage is taken of the fine vreath. er, the musketry should be completed' by the end of April or the middle of I May at the latest. Markers will be in attendance every Saturday after-i noon, if requiied.
MELBOURNE LETTER [Newspaper Article] — Ballan Times — 18 February 1915
MELBOURNE LETTER (From . Our Spwial Correspondent) Since tho departure nearly twenty years ago of the late Lord Hopetouu —as he was known then and as ho is held in most affectionate remem brance—there has been no Governor who has got so far into tho hearts of tho people of Victoria as the pre sent representative of the Crown— Sir Arthur Stanloy. He is the typical gentleman in the true moaning of that much overworked term. His un affected, suuny, geniality is infecti ous, and, while ho is capable main taining the dignity of bis office, ho is ono of the best of illustrations of the fact that the Britisher is not always the arrogant, self-satisfied individual that foreign peoples delight to depict him. But with all his sang froid, Sir Arthur Stanley has, since the out break of the war, proved time and again that he is tho stuff of which statesmen are made, llis broad sane outlook, uud virile patriotism, have done much of what bus been done to bring ubout a true perspective of the posit...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Ballan Times — 18 February 1915
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OF RURAL INTEREST [Newspaper Article] — Ballan Times — 18 February 1915
OF RURAL INTEREST (By "Rusticus.") In the current is«ue of the ".Journal of Agriculture," Mr. A. E. V. Richard sou, Agricultural Superintendent, has a valuable article dealiug with irrigator lucerne at the Werribee Central Re search Farm. Jn the course of a very exhaustive review of the valuo of lucerne anil the methods adopted to get best result.", lie snvs:— Kverv cultivated plant, be it cereal, forage, legume, or fruit, has somewhere its enthusiasts and devotees, who are ever ready to extol the merits and value of their favorite crop. Lucerne is no exception to the rule, and enthu siastic growers of this legume have variously dubbpd it "The king of fod ders," "The greatest mortgage-lifter yet discovered," "The best soil reno vator known to agriculturo." Certainly it must receive large quan tities of moisturo during the growing period to reach perfection, consequently full and profitable growth may only be looked for either where (1) the sum mer rains are abundant, (2) irrigation ...
Cycling and Motor Notes. AUSTRALIAN AND ENGLISH. Dunlop Rubber Co. [?],. Melbourne [Newspaper Article] — Ballan Times — 18 February 1915
Cycling and Motor Notes. AUSTRALIAN AND ENGLISH. Dunlop Rubber Co. Lul,. Melbourne Hide Dunlop tyros—they are the best. It will interest oyclists to leavn that au ordiuary "wired on" Dunlop cycle tyre has been inflated to a pres sure of 1601bs to the square inch be fore blowing off the rim, while a beaded edged cycle cover withstood up to 150 lbs. It seems almost in credible that such lightly constructed covers and their simple mode of at tachment could possibly withstand such great pressures. | Fpancis Birtles, the well-known i cyclist-motorist-overlander, is off on another of his long jnutits into the i centre of Australia, this time per ; medium of cycle and motor sar. He ! intends travelling along a new route | via the north-east of New Sonth ' WaleB, thence aoroBa deserts to Alice Springs, in the centre of the Contin | ent. The trip, which needless to say, ! is not a speed one, is expected to last two years. Birtles' finest speed rec ords are:—Freemantle to Adelaide— 1930 miles...
NEW INVENTIONS. COMMONWEALTH PATENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Ballan Times — 18 February 1915
NEW INVENTIONS. COMMONWEALTH PATENTS. Applications for grant of letters pa tent. which have been lodged in the following names, have licen accepted by the Commissioners:— Messrs CI. G. Turri and Co., Patent Attorneys No 1, of Australia, of the* iiialto, 4!)!) Collins Street, Melbourne, have prepared this report from the official roords:— Distance Operand Field Gate.—At each side of the l^nge post is an arm with a catch to hold the gate open when required, and the usual holding back posts are omitted. The operat ing chains are caused to work tho catches on the arms, and also when the gate is closed, the catch of the ga'j.— C. \V. Marshall, Victoria. Cross KJow Windmill.—Has radial spindles supporting horizontal hollowed vanes.—J. H. Sciiroodcr, N.S.W. Disinfectant Feeder.—This lias parts of simple make for use wiili sinks and closets. and includes a vessel of dis infectant liquid. The user lias merely to depress a projecting button or handle, and the result is that a charge of liquid...
Memorial to the late Miss Parker. [Newspaper Article] — Ballan Times — 18 February 1915
Memorial to the late Miss Parker. Some three wooks ago a considor ablo congregation gutherod in St. John's Church of England to witness tho dedication of two memorial win dows (the gift of relatives) at the west end of the south side of the churoh, to the memory of the late Miss Parker. The windows are the work of Mr VV. Montgomery, of Mel bourne, and are beautiful examples of art in Btained glass. The subject of the more westerly window is St. John, the Patron Saint of the church, represented with an opeu book in one hand and a pen in the other, while bis symbol, an eagle, is depicted at his feet. The subject .of the com panion window is St. Agnes, who is portrayed as carrying in her left band a lamb, while in the right she holds a palm branch, the emblem of mar tyrdom. On the groaud at her feet are represented budding lilies, sym bolical of hor parity, and her youth. The inscription runs, "To the glory of God, and in loving memory of El len Adelaide Parker, died Jane 9th, 1914." A...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Ballan Times — 18 February 1915
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Ballan Mechanics' Institute. [Newspaper Article] — Ballan Times — 18 February 1915
Ballan Mechanics' Institute. The monthly committee meeting : was held on Tuesday night, when the 1 following were present:—Messrs Jas. ! H. Walsh (president, in the chair), I It. Shankland, Rev. P. E. Lewin, D. | R. fraser, T. Adams, Piers Kelly, j and J. W. Venable.i, hon. secretary. The question of an antertainment; for the institute was left in the hands of the president. The president was appointed to sign proposal under Workers' Com pensation Act. The following sab-committees were appointed, viz:— Building committee—Messrs A. T. Blake, J. Gascard, R. Shankland, Rev. E. J. Welch, and Piers Kelly. Book committee—Messrs T. Adams D. R. Fraser, W. E. White, and J. W. Yenables. It was decided to forward a letter to Mr Gascard, sympathising with him in his illness. Mr Fraser moved that a bonus of £3/3/ be passed to the librarian— Carried. Outstanding accounts amount to £3 3s Od The Treasurer reported a debit balance of £5 10s Od. Accounts amounting to £3/10/7 were passed for payment.<...
Sporting News. LAWN TENNIS. [Newspaper Article] — Ballan Times — 18 February 1915
Sporting News. IjA.\YN tennis. A mooting of members of the Bal lan Tenrtis Club was held last, night, whoii it was decided that the ends and sides of the court are to be tarred, aud that Wednesday in each weok shall be set asido for men's practice day. The secretary reported that there are now 11 male members of the club. In the third ronnd of the singles tournament at the local oourt, Mr Mogg (owo 40) beat Mr Watts (owe 15 an4 30). 6—4. 6—2. Hiss Lay (owe 15) beat Miss E. Blake (scratch). 6—3. 6—3. The Ballan team visited Egerton on Saturday last, to try conclusions with the local club. Ballan was repre sented by Mrs Lyle, Misses Lay and Lemcke (2), Messrs 0. Kennedy, K. O. Inglis and Pi»rs Kelly. After an interesting and closely contested game the Ballan team won by 9 games. The Egerton club entertained the visitors ?,t tea at the conclusion of the match. Appended are the scores:— Messrs Roberts and Newett (Eger ) ton) beat Messrs Inglis and Kennedy (Ballan). 6—3. Miss V. Lemcke a...
State Electorate Council. [Newspaper Article] — Ballan Times — 18 February 1915
State Electorate Council. The following have been elected officers of the Warr«nheip State Elec torate Council for the ensaing year:— President — Mr Hy. Nightingale (Gordon). Vice-President—Mr N. Williamson (Blackwood). Secretary-r-Mr M. O'Hehir (Bal lan). Treasurer—Mr J. K. Egau (Bal lan). Committee—Messrs J. Gninane, H. Felby, R. Phillips, C.-Horwood, —. Ainley, H. Kelly, J. L\nahan, A. Watt, H. Smith, E. J. Hogan, M.L.A., and P. Byrne. Delegate to Conference—Mr E. J. Hogan, M.Iv.A.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Ballan Times — 18 February 1915
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TOO FULL FOR UTTERANCE [Newspaper Article] — Ballan Times — 18 February 1915
TOO FULL FOlt UTTERANCE One day when old Thaddeus Stevens was practising in the courts, he didn't like the ruling of the presiding judge. • A second time, when the judge ruled against "old Thad." tho old man got dp with scarlet face and quivering lips and commenced to tie up his papers as if to quit the court room. "Do I understand, Mr Stevens,' ask ed the judge, eying "old Thad." In dignantly, "that you wish to show your contempt for this court?" "No, sir; no, sir," replied "old Thad," "I don't want to show my contempt, sir; I'm trying to conceal it." I
FOR WOMEN [Newspaper Article] — Ballan Times — 18 February 1915
FOR WOMEN Bj "Ambro»in«.") In London they arc describing Jliss Violet Markham's views ns ''Spartan nil vice from a wonifiu,'1 She thinks the Londoners show too many outward signs of fear of invasion, and she ex presses her opinions on things in gen eral iu a letter to a London journal;— Loudon is left in Cimmerian dark ness owing to somo anticipation of a Zeppelin raid (sho writes). Personally I deprecate this darkening of our capi tal in view of possible bombs from pro blematical airships. When our brave men in the field are taking chances two to one; when Paris shrugs her shoulders daily over tho advent of Taubes, it seems to me over-complimentary to Berlin to create casualties in our streets on the off-chance of a visit from bor airmen. 1 feel sure there is not the smallest reluctance on the part of any ono of us to oiler our humble roofs in the general darkness for bombs de stined for Whitehall. What hurts our pride is the thought of Berlin, capital of a country unprotected by t...
The Ballan Times. PUBLISHED [?] THURSDAY. BALLAN, THURSDAY, FEB. 18, 1915 Local and General News. [Newspaper Article] — Ballan Times — 18 February 1915
Utile Bail an Mimes. PUBLUilKD EVKHT-TUUAADA.V. « . Bellas,-Thubsiuy, Fbb. 18, 1915 Local aad General News. With pon, ink, or paper you can bo snitpd at the "Times" office', Tho Balliui ruces bo held on Friday, March. Entries clone on March 15 tii." A.. meeting of committee of the Bitllun Rille Club will bo hold in the Mechanics' Institute -on Thursday evening. February 2ath, at 8 o'clock. .-A further-sum of 13/9 1ms been received by -the' local Ited Cross So ciety, as the result of ft collection tak en up at the Morrisons Church of EnVIund. . • - A meeting of the committee of the Bnllan Shire Patriotic Fund will be hold on Wednesday next, when it will be decided whether further action will be taken to raise funds. Persons desirous of leasing tho Caledonian Park, under practically tho conditions as now exist, should note that their tenders must bo in the secretary's hands not later than 12 noon oi} Siiti^rday, ?7th February. The now re-itiforccd concrete bridge at Bradsbaws creek is...
THE DIFFERENCE [Newspaper Article] — Ballan Times — 18 February 1915
THE DIFFERENCE When -the young Prince Isai-loo was at a fashionable luncheon in New York he sat beside a lady prominent in a rich and rather fast set. . "Prince," said this lady, "I think it's dreadful that in China a bride never sees lior husband before the wedding day." ... "Well," said the Pnnce with a grin, "I hear that in America you some times never see him after it."