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THE BAND CONTEST. [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 2 January 1914
THE BAAND CONTEST. Though the society did its utmost to put on a good band contest, it did not succeed. Three bands St. Kilda City, Maryborough Citizens', and Rochester-entered, but the latter body withdrew, and the other two were left to fight the contest out alone. Naturally, in terest waned a good deal, but there was, nevertheless, plenty of attention paid to the performances of the com peting pair. The prizes were divided, St. Kilda winning the selec tion, and Maryborough the quick step. The figures were as follow : SELECTION. St. Kilda. Own choice ...... .. 142 Waltz ............. 143 Total ... ... .. 285 Maryborough. Own choice ......... 140 Walt. . ... ......... 138 Total ....... 278 Q UICKSTEP. Mary borough. Inspection ... .. . 3t Drill ... .. ... .. 41 Music ..... ..... 73 Total ... ... ... 150 St. Kilde. Inspectiou .. ... .. 35 Drill ... ... ... ... 32 Miusic ... .. .. .. 75 Total ... ... ... 142 The quickstep was taken in the afternoon and the selection at the evening ent...
FOOTRACING. [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 2 January 1914
FOOT lACING. SHEFFIELD HIANDICAP, of £100. 130 yds. First, t£0; 2nd, £15; 3rd, £4; 4th, .l. Winuer aAo to receive cup precented by Cr. Solomon, and blue ribhon donated by the proprietors of " The Advertiser." First Heat. J. . Dunn, Carl on, 12 yd . 1 C. C. Grigg, Maldton, 13 yde, also ran. Won fairly easily in 12 3-5th sec. Second Ieat. C. S. M. White, Kensiington, 12)( ds ....... 1 A walkover. Time. 13 4-5th sec. Third Heat. E. Carter, Echuca: 7 yds ... ... 1 P. J. Holohan, South Mielbourne, 12k( yds, and F Vendy, Elmhurst, 13}- yde, also ran. Won nicely in 1!2 2-5th sec. Fourth Heat. T. H. Fowler, Miurray Bridge (S.A.) 14>( yds .. .. ... . 1 A walkover, run in 13 4 5th see. Fifth iHeat. W. Robinson, Maldon, 12 ys .. 1 V. Mortlock, Lithnow, 13cx yds, also ran. Won by two yards in 12 3-5th sec. Sixth Ieatt, J. Dreghorn, Brisbane, 11 yde ... I J. T. Crow, Eesiendon, 9- 'ds, also ran. This promised a good race, but Crow could not catch the Echuca winner, who won by nearly two iyard...
DETAILS OF PROGRAMME. DRESS. [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 2 January 1914
DETAILS OF PROGRAMME. Best Dressed, in Highland Costume 1st, £4; 2nd, £2; 3rd, £1. J. Williamson, Melbourne ... 1 J. Chieholm, Ballarat . J. M'Gregor, Ballarat ... Best Dressed Lassie, in Highland Cos tume. Over 12 and under 16. l ýt, £2; 2nd, £1; 3rd, 10s. Pearl Donald, Brunswick. .. 1 M. Dixon, Ascot Vale ... ... 2 F. Bell, Newmarket ... ... 3 Best Dressed Lad, in Highland Cos tume. Over 14 and undor 18. lat, £2; 2nd, £1; 3rd, iOs. A. Houston. Fitzroy ... ... H. Beeson, Brunswick ... C H. Harden ... . ... .. Best Dressed Lassie, in Highland Cos tume. Under 12 years. lt, £1; 2nd, 10l. ; 3rd, 58. Mavis Walters, Essendon ... ... 1 Mary Smith, Clunes... ... .. 2 K. Martin, Ascot Vale .. ... 3 Best Dressed Lad, in Highland Coa tumb. Under' l years. ast, 1 ; 2ud, 10s.; 3rd, 5s. R. I'Nee, Maryborough ... ... 1 D. M'Leod ..... , H. Glen, East Brunswick ... Pibrochs, in Highland Costume. lat, £6; 2nd, £3; 3rd, £1. J. A. Center, Melbourne ... ... 1 T. .?PKay, Melbourne .. ... 2 A. D. Brown,...
QUOITS. HANDICAP QUOIT MATCH. [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 2 January 1914
QUOITS. HANDICAP QUOIT MATCH. 31 up, 12 yarda. let, £10; 2nd, £1; 3rd, £1. First Round. W. R. Hawke, Havelock, 5 pts, best W. Bowring, Bowenvale, 17 pts-31 to 29. T. Berger, Bowenvale, 16, beat C. Wooley, Bendigo, 11-31 to 25. T. Skilbeck, Bendigo, 8, beat J. Down ing, Avoca, 17-31 to 29. 1 A. Stacey, hMaldon, 15, beat E. Brown, Bendigo, 12-31 to 27. G. Wooley, Bendigo. 15, beat J. Boy!e, i Maryborough, 7-31 to 22. J. Williams, Bendigo, 16, beat IM. Denyer, Bowenvale, 12-31 to 28. H. Muir,' Bendigo, 13, beat J. Wi! liams, Bowenvale, 17-31 to 24. J. Ferrari, Bendigo, 15, beat P. Clune, Avoca, 17-31 to 30. H. Crellin, Bowenvale, 17, beat C. Hamilton, Bendigo, 14-31 to 25. Byes by default-J. Lockwood, Bendico, 10; P. Hamilton, Bendibo, 13; G. Mi'Cann, Maryborough, 7; 3. Hill, Miaryborough, 15; E Jones, Havelock, 17; A. Skilbeck, Bendigo, 17. Second Round. Berker beat Muir-31 to 25. Lockwood beat J. Ferrari- 31 to 29. Creilin beat Hill-31 to 30. A Stacey besat M'Cann-31 to 26. , P. Hami...
CYCLING. MARYRYBOROUGH WHEEL RACE, of £15. [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 2 January 1914
CYCLING. MARYRYBOROUGH WHEEL RACE, of £15. One mile. First, £10; 2nd, £4; 3rd, £i. Time limit, 2 min 10 sec. First Heat. J. Pollock, Bowenvale, 130 yds .. I A. Mi'Donald, Echuca, 60 yds ... 2 L. Willoughby, Melbourne, 110 vds 3 J. WV. Brown, Avoca, 140 yds, also rode. An interesting race, with little between the placed men. Time, 2 min 10 sec. Second Heat. C. Jones, Brunswick, 60 yds ... I K. Bettles, Kew, 100 yds ... ... 2 W. M'Donald, Kew. 90 yds 3 V. Warwick, Carlton, 40 vds, and L.. Coventry, Kew, 120 yde, also rode. .At half-way Warwick was leadinc, with S'Donald and Jones closing up. The latter won by a length in the sprint, withi third man a wheel away. The timne limit was 2 min 12 sec, but the time limit wasn over-looked on account of the rough track and strong breeze. Third Heat. B. Kerr, Bet Bet, 100 yds ... T. Fisher, Melbourne, 70 yds ... 2 D. Gemmell, Bet Bet, 20 yds ... 3 No other starters. This was the second race of the heat, the first havinc been declared void on ac...
MARYBOROUGH HIGHLAND SOCIETY. OFFICERS AND EXECUTIVE. [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 2 January 1914
MARYBOROUGH HIGHLAND SOCIETY. OFFICERS AND EXECUTIVE. - · ~-Y'Le;riauet pho'o --Yeoman, photo. &nbsp; Dr. E. W. Deane, J.P., Vice-President. &nbsp; Yeoman,photo. &nbsp; Mr Fred. Harling, Hon. Treasurer &nbsp; --Yeoman. photo, Mr. John Lean, Secretary. --Yeoman, photo. Mr. Chas. Logan, Memher of Executive. --Seaton, photo. Mr. John Whitney, Member of Executive. -Seaton, photo Mr. J. P. Kennedy, J.P., Member of Executive, -Yeoman, photo. Mr. W. J. Phelan, Member of Executive. -Yeoman, photo &nbsp; Mr. Harry Deady, Member of Executive and Starter. -Yeoman, photo. Mr. J. S. Robertson Vice-President. --Yeoman, photo, Asnisiant Secretarv, 1880 to 1889, Secretary &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Hon A. R. Outtrim, M.P., &nbsp; &nbsp; Judge of the Maryborough Hundred. &nbsp;
THE SPORTS. [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 2 January 1914
THE SPORTS &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Generally speaking, the sports can be said to have been decidedly in- teresting, well up to those of pre- vious years. Right throughout the &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; gloriously blue afternoon the atte. &nbsp; :i of the huge array of spectators in the stand, and around about arena, was closely held by a K~j:stnz ?-:-? Ther ete,, i fiat,.r toi tnn wwheni Thru w.as th i nvx-h tneetht one oil&ort- filow theti al carefully. The keenest of in- &nbsp; terest was taken in the eni"sh of the SNietnSheffield pand: the win of young White a popular one, though &nbsp; &nbsp; most sports would have liked to &nbsp; aad:0th~-. eent?e~cl -.;tr~ed ?i--_i hea:? of0tij?s', :¢rac idI not ppreei :he cini9.gai: of last iayeao'R n" thir i:s somthn~ to be 'od~rtrdi in 'Wi Lei6e contention that he should .. Sv .p after h-e as send ..huc tfi, tat th h iats should b.w ie arranged instead of...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 2 January 1914
THE SEASON S GREETINGS " A MERRY XMAS AND A PROSPEROUS NEW YEAR TO ALL." J. S. Robertson ANNOUNCES the continuance of the most significent selling event of the year, his &nbsp; GREAT RETIRING SALE. Bigger Price Inducements than Ever. : ': ATTRACTIONS IN VALUE THAT ECLIPSE ALL OTHERS. -Don't get lost in the crowd, but make straight for ROBERTSON'S, where you can BUY EVERYTHIiNG FOR LESS. .Ladies' ONE-PIECE CO-TURSES, ;,J very latest in style, at 12s 6d, 16s 6d, : 18s 6 -d, and 21a; reduced froam 18 6.i, 21k, 22s C6, and 27s Gd. L... r adies BLOUSES. in Jan. silk, -oil-, and tussore, at 4s lid, 6s 6d, 8s 6d, and 10s 6d; reduced from 6s 6:, 7. lid, 10s 6.), ind 12- 6d. e-.Ladies' LID GLOVES, 1F and 22 i hes long, " Dent's" reliable make, in :white, tans, and black, at is ltd, 6: 6J, , _ d 7s lid. I'.LADIES' UN SERSKISTS. ; A recent purchaee, an Very Exeellent Value. l;:::: adies' WBITE 1MU"LIN UNDER .iRTS, deep muslin embroidery, at 4s 6d. ;: : .3 t, 63 6d, and 7s Gd each. S: R...
OUR BREAKFASTS TOO HEAVY. PLEA FOR SIMPLE COFFEE AND ROLLS. [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 5 January 1914
OUS REA FASTS TOO HE?AV, PLEA FOR SIMPLE COFFEE Ay>D ROLLS. An attack has been made on iha t great British institution, the break fast, The attack is made in the "Lanoet," which discusses the advis ability of going withouit breakfast, in view of the belief that after the niahtr's sleop the bo?iTy strength, fiervous and muscular is at its highest aiond work oen be curried on ;"ithout teood. There would appear .'states the "Lancet," "to be good foundat, n "for such belief, and yet in this countiry, at any rate we believe very few people act upon it. How many men are in the habit of doing any work before they have breakfasted ? Very few w, imagine. Yet, as the evidence of so'n literary men proves, there is no timl of day more fitted for the production of intellectual or imaginati;ve work than the early morning hours, which, quiet and refreshing, are friendly ol brain work. breakfast or no breakf .ast. "For manual labour the no-breakf?. plan is not so suitable. A little frsh air exer...
FROM COLLEGE. [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 5 January 1914
Proud Father--'Welcome- back te the old farm, my boy! So you got through oollcgo all right?" Farmer's Son--'Yes father." Proud Father- Ye Know I told ve to study up on chiemistr and tihings so you' i know bos what*a tn do with rliffersnt kinds of land. c What do you think of that. mcdder, -tere., or in stance?"' Farmer's S..n (joyfully)-"r'.Tihnri A - phat! I tWmt a p!ace for cricket!"
WHEAT AND IMMORTALITY. [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 5 January 1914
WHEAT PAND INCOtA9U. Y, In Cairo I secured a few rins of wheat that had shu'.berd for :01' ýiF tian thirty centurs i gb ptan iomb. As I looked at them .ii," thought came into my miud: if one of those grains had been planted on the banks of the Nile the year after it grew and ad its lineal descendants had been planted and repl nted fro that time until now its progeny to day would be ui'ieient'v numerous o feed the teeming millions of the world . An unbroken chain cf life coninots the earliest grains of wheat With the grains that we so-w and rea. TheQe . Ur the rin of wheat a.n in'isibi"? ol eihing which has p,'Ver to discard the body that we see and frum earth and airt fashio a new body so much like the old olneo that we annot tell the one from the other. if this in visible gMlm of life in the grain of wheat- can thnus pass un')i.:''-c, through throe thousand r- urireotens, I shall not doubt that m soul h:s pow er to clothe itself with ab bod,# -uited to its now `existee. ?.hen., his...
TRADE COMBINATIONS. THE GROUPING SYSTEM. NEW YORK, FRIDAY. [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 5 January 1914
TRADE COM BIN ATIONS. ThE GROUPING SY~"TEi. NEW YORK, F'm?,. Lately an agitation has been in progress throughout the United States against the system of inte looking " directora,, by which a single firm often controlled a dozen other huge organisations. lo-day it became known that Mesers J. P. Morgan and Company, the famous New York bankers, had voiuntarily withdrawn from the New Yori Central, and Hudson River Rail road, the New York, New Hav en, and Hartford, and other railway companies in which they had a con trolling interest. Messrs Morgan and Company explain that their action has been dictated solely in deference to public opinion.
CARE OF THE FARM IMPLEMENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 5 January 1914
CARE OF THE FARM IMPL IMENTS. On getting; a new ip plemnnt, l va s see that the bearings are working, .smoothly, and that they are kept feP oiled, as if once allowed to ru- ht, they will not work so well afterwards. ann will probably wear quicker. Al! reptl irs should be nut in hand as soon as possible after tThe season's woi k is fin:shed, so that the implement is ea yiv for use when next required. ri i s aside some littlo detail that requ-ir-s attention is probably forgotten, ani loss of time results. The best time to get the drill but in order, is immedi ately the grain-sowing is finished. It is then ready for rape-sowing. The same with the binder. Any repairs to the canvasses or reel-and these fr quently require attention-ashould be done the first available opportunity after tha machine is drawn into the shed. And this brings to mind a point that requires attention. Never allow a binder to remain from under cover a moment longer than can bet helped. Exposure to weather does more...
ESPIONAGE LAW. A COMPREHENSIVE ACT. ST. PETERSBURG, FRIDAY. [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 5 January 1914
ESPIONAGE LAW. A COMPREHENSIVE ACT. ST. PETERSBURG, FRI.?. The new Russian espionage law is remarkably strict as regards the publication in the press of matters pertaining to defence. Newspapers are prevented from publishing changes of equipment in the army and navy, particulars of the arming of warships, and news regarding the strength of fortresses. They are also prohibited from an nouncing the results of ma'eo?vres and test mobilizrtions on the fon tiers, and many other details of de fence work and preparations.o _____- ___-- ___________
FOOD DANGERS. [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 5 January 1914
FOOD DANGERS. The worst feature of modern lifo i its substitution. The idea is abroad that inferior «rticles are desir-cd. The journalist, the playwright, the grocer, the poet. all are trying to catch the public with something "popular."' But they are not doing it. The people cannot be fooled so easily. We are getting tired of snippets, of sand ,n the sugar, of saltpetre in tobacco, of ohemical beer of cubism, and other trade devices of the degenerates. When shall we havo a new Store Cupboard Party, or a general election cry of "Clean food and better values" i' The case is serious. The British Government Chemist last year cund? - ned 75,000 lb of tea on the gou that it containcd "sand or other for eign matter." "I could name (,' rites '"'.P.") a certain well-known tobacco that contains "such quantities of ',ad as would make a walrus weep. 1i,: what are the feminists doin .o ai:uw the teapot to be threatened ? For it is clear that the Government can only stop a small proportion of ba...
FLOWER FAIRIES. [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 5 January 1914
FLOWER FAIRIES. Flower Fairies have you found them, When the summer dusk is falling, With the glow-worme all around them, Have you heard them s6ftly calling? Calling through your garden spaces Notes like fairy bells set ringing, Heard from out enchanted places Whence the fairy bees come winging ? Silent stand they through the noonlight In their flower shapes fair and quiet, But they quit them in the moonlight, In its beams to sing and riot. I have heard them, I have seen them, From their petals light-like raying, And the trees would fain have been them, The great trees too old for playing. Hundreds of them altogether, Flashing flocks of flying fairies, Crowding through the summer weather, Seeking where the coolest air is. And they tell the trees that know them, As upon their boughs they hover, Of the things that chance below them, How the rose has a new lover. And the roses laugh, protesting That the lilies are as fickle; Then they look where birds are nesting, And their feathers so...
FLEEING TROOPS. WASHINGTON, FRIDAY. [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 5 January 1914
FLEEING TROOPS. WASHINGTON, Fa.I.D . When the Federal troops were routed by the rebels at Ojinaga Northern Mexico, earlier in the week, numbers of the defeated troops fled over the United States frontier, but were driven back into Me:xico by American soldiers. Orders have now been issued to the United States military com mander in this district that be - is to receive the fleeing Mexican Federal troops if they come across the fron tier again. Red cross assistance is to be afforded them, but they are in every case to be disarmed.
THE CARE OF CREAM. [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 5 January 1914
THE CARE OF CREAM. For the factory manager to turn out a first grade butter he requires the help of the farmer. The cream must be delivered in the best order possible, and some useful reminders in handlidhng cream are supplied by the "New Zea land Journal of Agriculture." Clean liness in the dairy is an essential con. dition. Cream cans are returned washed, but it is very necessary that they should be thoroughly cleansed and scalded again at the farm before use. For separating, a special room should be provided, at least 30 yards of wind ward of the milking shed, have a con crete floor, be provided with good drain age, well ventilated, and have a good supply of water. The milk should be separated as soon as possible, and while the animal heat is in the milk. The cream should at once be cooled to the lowest possible temperature; and, as the water required is small, this should present no serious difiiculty. Under no circumstances should cream from one skimming be mixed with cream fro...
REUTER'S CABLES. MEXICAN DEPUTIES. RELEASED FROM PRISON. A BASELESS CHARGE. MEXICO CITY, FRIDAY. [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 5 January 1914
REUTE 'S CxBLES. MEXICAN DEPUTIES. RELEASED FROM PRISON. A BASELESS CHARGE. MEXICO CITY, FFID;v. Twenty-eight of the members of the Mexican Chamber of Deputies, who were arrested and sent to prison when President Huerta made his re cent coup, have been released. Sen hor Reyes, ex-Minister for Justice, and Senhor Estanol, eX.-Minister for Public Instruction, are, however, still kept in prison. The judge, who tried the cases of these depu ties, held that there was no basis for the accusation of complicity in the rebellion which was brought against them.