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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Kyneton Guardian — 1 January 1914
.'he Stud. Tc Stand Thi Season at East Met calfe, and "ravel- the. Surounding Districts, THE THOROUGHBRED TROT TIN t STALLION -Holiest; jIL^cIcIie. HONEST CADDIE is by Honest Harry: dam, Venus. Honest Harrv. by Honesty (170): d:mi. Miss Stock ham, by Stockhani (.imp.). Honest Harry is jrecignised as one of the best trotting- sires that ever stood in \ictoria. jHe sired Wonderful., Mou siev, Darkey, Belniore. 'Titmouse, Little Wonder. Gift. Sir Robert, Lo vie, and many others. Venus, by Sa turn; dam, Linda, by Peter Finn, from Minnie; Peter Finn, by Whale bone. from Scotina: Whalebone, by Speculation, from Clove (imp.), by Sweetmeat: Scotinr. by Delpim, from Seota, by; Eclipse. The breeding- of this colt on his dam's side comprises some ef the best blood ever imported Honest Laddie >/> nch bay horse .with black pointer./! ? &lt;jf a moi.t h- j'sr.'i'K i^rse. ami. \vif 1 measure a1 ..t 15.3 hands. He is just rising- sixU ,>ars old. and while he has had no training, hi...
The Guardian KYNETON, THURSDAY, JAN. 1, 1914 [Newspaper Article] — Kyneton Guardian — 1 January 1914
KYNETON, THURSDAY, JAN. 1, UiU The Back Page.-On our back past will be found an interesting account of a schoolgirls' paradise in New York. Lord iialdane's appeal tor good manners. and an account of the Aus tralian vintage for 1913, with other items of interest. "Guardian" Calendar. - With this issue we have pleasure in presenting to our readers the "Kyneton Guard ian" sheet calendar for jyi-j. am] in wishing- them a very happy New Y ear. The Weather.-For the past few days the weather in Kyneton has been exceedingly warm, Monday being one of the hottest days of the season. Tuesday was very sultry, .with, heavy tlpjnderstonns. No damage has, been reported. During Tuesday 65 points of'lru'hi' fell Yesterday the weiither was warn), with every indication of Jo-day Year's Day) being a pleasant one for outdoor sports, etc. Marriage.--The marriage of Miss Alice (Girlie) Wall, daughter of Mr. .fames Wall, and Mr.-Jack Boyd \\'a: 13. Watson and Mrs. :Wat.son, of "La son. eldest suii of 'tlte...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Kyneton Guardian — 1 January 1914
MARRIAGE. G R A Y - A KM STRONG (.Silver Wed ding).-On the Jnd January, 18S9. at the Baptist Church, Kyneton. by the Rev. John Downing: assisted by the Rev. G. J. Richmond, Charles William, third son-of' the late C. B. and Mrs. Gray, to Sarah, second ~ daughter or the fate M. K. and Mrs Armstrong: Kyneton. Present ad dress: "Xambour." Malmsbury St., Kew. Death Notices. DUNCAN.-On the 31st December. 1913. at his residence, Simpson street Kyneton. Hugh Rennie Dun can, M.D., in his 31st year. Deeply regretted.
LAURISTON. [Newspaper Article] — Kyneton Guardian — 6 January 1914
LAURISTON. «^> I Good Sport.-Mr. Mark Elliott, had 1 I'- very ^lcccssful time amoug the snipe in the Lauriston district during1 the Xmas holidays, bagging 10 brace. ; Angling.-Sunday was a busy day in the local streams, several nice hauls being made. Mr. j. O'Meara, of Dav lestord, secured a nice trout which turned the scale at j'lb., anil several others of less weight. Two Doses Give Relief. - '"I am subject to bowel troubles which cause pain and inconvenience/' writes Mr. Alfred^ Wane, 185 Auburn Rd., Au burn, Vic: "but two doses of Cham berlain's Colic and Diarrhoea Remedy give immediate, relief. 1 am'pleascd to;*npw therefs such a safe and cer tain sreraedy as Chamberlain's Colic and Diarrhoea. "Remedy and always keep bottle-liandy.''' ? For pale by. T. .. i3. Hayes; Ky'neton; Charles Mat thtws, Malnisbury. and all chemists and storekeepers. .
RAINFALL. [Newspaper Article] — Kyneton Guardian — 6 January 1914
RAINFALL. The rainfall for December, T913. tor^ Kvuetoti, as registered at the Kyneton Post-.Office,- was 173 points. Rain fell on five days. The December rainfall in Kyneton since 1908 is: 1908, 38 points;: 1909. J34 points; 1910. 224 points;; .1911, 382 points; -.".1.912, 366 points. The total rainfall for the year was 2929 points, made up as follows: .January, 15 points; February, 97! March, 586; April,. 386; May, 297: June. - 356; - July. 226: - August, 244: September, 219; October, 177: Novem ber. 153; .December, 173. The total rainfall in, Kyneton for the years 1901 -1913^5 as,follows:: 1901. 2537 points: 1902. 2020 points;; 1903. 3411 points: *904. 3208 points: 1905, 2S93 points: J90O, 4032 points: 1907, 2754 points: 190S. 2005> points: 1909. 3603 points: iQio. 2093fpoints:- 1911. 3562 points; 1912, ,2601 points;: 1913, 2020 points. : Thisgives an average rainfall since 1001 of 2965 points per annum. .. The Commonwealth Meteorological Bureau states that the dvcragU' Vic to...
CRICKET AT MALMSBURY. MARRIED V. SINGLE. [Newspaper Article] — Kyneton Guardian — 6 January 1914
CRICKET AT MALMSBURY. i MARRIED V. SINGLE. . . . A match was played at Malmsbury cm Saturday between teams represent ing married and single men. and re-, suited in a victory for the former; Scores:- - " ? . -Single. T. Timberlake. run out .. .. .. 0 R. Wallis. 1) Kelly .. ..' A. Hubber, c Wv Hubber, b: S. Wallis ' : .. .' I K Stephenson, b Kelly; :.io. J. Howe, b Fincher 24 O. Hubber. c J. Wallis. b Kelly '-.-12 G. Rayson; c Wallis. b Fincher .. 0 j. Omant, b Fincher .. 0 "l>. Wallis, b Kelly- L. o H. Tucker, c "Kelly, b"'J." Wallis :: " a6 H. Lawry. c Kelly, b J. Wallis :.. 3 T. Kelly, c and b S. Kelly ^ o D. Crow, not out .. .. .. .. .... 0 Sundries " . .. .. 2 Total .' .. 69 ". - -Married. W. fincher. c Omant. b Timber lake .!. \ ?. 15 J. Jones. b-Timberlake o J. Hubber, b Timberlake .. .. .. 0 T. Wallis. b R. Wallis .. .... 14 S. Kelly, b R. Wallis 6 W. Hubber. c 11; Wallis, b Howe " 22 Q. Sutton, b J. Howe 3 J. Wallis, b j. Howe 26 J. McCarthy, b Howe 7 B. O'Brien, b J. Howe...
A LAURISTON PIONEER PASSES. MRS J. R. JOHNSTON. [Newspaper Article] — Kyneton Guardian — 6 January 1914
A LAURISTON PIONEER . PASSES. JOHNSTON. At a quarter to nine on Saturday evening Mrs. J. R. Johnston, a well known resident of this district, passed away aisCr a brief illness, at the ripe age of 77 years, at her home. Lauris ton road. Lanriston. She was during her last illness attended by Dr Grove's of Kyneton, and the Rev. J. Donovan, of St. Mary's, Kyneton. frequently visited.her and prior to her death for tified her with the last rites of the Roman CAtholic Church. The de ceased lady, was born on the 3rd of June. 1S36. at Londonderry. Ireland, and: belonged to a well known Lon donderry family, her iirsl cousins be ing the well known linen manufac turers of Londonderry,-the Harbisons. One of her cousins was the well known preacher Father Harbison, an other a doctor, and another the Mo ther Superior of Dundalk Convent. At the age of 18 she married Mr. Thomas Walsh, and in 1850, with her husband, sailed in the Royal .Charter for Australia. After spending iwo years, in Melbourne,, t...
ELPHINSTONE. [Newspaper Article] — Kyneton Guardian — 6 January 1914
ELPHINSTONE. - - Dark Horses.-When your corre spondent let the punter? of the dis trict into the know--that "we had sonic dark horses training-.secretly in El phinstonc tot- "BoxingJand New Year's Days sports they no doubt pt>6-pooed ; the idea, insteadoi thinking he' knows a bit and quietly putting: _th&lt;iir f little'; on. Be that,-as: it:, may. it- was-- grand to see the hollow fashion win of the "dark uns.'^Don Fleming. ;\von the Castleniainc Sheffield -Handicap on Xcw Year's Day, and R. Pollard man ipulated the bike racc. at: Taradale Boxing Day. The budding.champion axeman pulled out. being fooled by the stop watch, which stopped whilcj having the trials and registered ssecs. instead of Smin. 3sec. The}" will g'etj a chronometer at Kyneton next year,; and the'n look out. Weston won't bs in it with them. j Picture Show.-We are starting | mu will's a Hare of trumpets. the Xeif i Vcar has hardly ocjyuu. yet here wc ' arc with amusements in prospect. Os 1 Thursday, the...
UNITED KINGDOM RATES. —Letters— [Newspaper Article] — Kyneton Guardian — 6 January 1914
UNITED KINGDOM RATES. -Lcrters. ^For every aoz. or under .. .. o i Post Cards, each .. ,, .. .. o x Reply Post Cards, each o 2 Registration Fee ...... .... o 3 Acknowledgement of delivery of a registered article .. .. o -Packets. Commercial Papers not ex ceeding 20Z. .. .. -. .. -. o 3 Exceeding zoz. biit do* ®* iiOTv a., --e J Exceeding 402. and vot ex ceeding 6oz o 4 Exceeding 6oz. but not ex ceeding 8oz o 4J Exceeding Soz. but not ex ceeding iooz. 0 5 Every additional 2oz. or un der up to sib o 1 Printed Papers, other than newspapers, for every zoz. or under up to 5II1 o : Patterns and Savnples must be bona fide sample, other wise will have to be sent parcel post or letter rate, ior every 2oz. or under, up to lib o l The maximum limit of weight to the United Kingdom is i6oz.. and for foreign countries T2o.^. -Newspapers. Each newspaper 40Z. or under 0 1 *Each additional 2oz. or frac tion thereof (see footnote) 0 0$ ^Newspapers sent by P. and O steamers, wholly by sea, id. for eve...
THE MINERAL SPRINGS! (To the Editor of the "Kyneton Guardian.") [Newspaper Article] — Kyneton Guardian — 6 January 1914
THE MINERAL SPRINGS (To the Editor of the "Kyaeton Guardian.") Sir.-Being attracted by the adver tisement in the metropolitan papers regarding the attractions of Kyneton. I have come here with ray wife and family for a holiday., I admit that the district has many advantages to offer as a holiday resort, but the principal attraction advertised, viz., the Kyne ton springs, is most. disappointing from two important points of view. First-The pavilion is dirty, tiles be ing covered with dirt, broken glass, and sticky- deposits from cordial bot tles carried there and used by visi tors with the water; the ^combined effect upon a fastidious person being to- make them realise that the first shall also be their last .visit. It seems ?absurd that a public body, having raised the funds to build a fine pavil ion at the spring:, having money to spend to advertise it, have so tar made n&lt;v effective arrangements to keep it clean. Secondly-Access to the springs.; A drag ? goes out in the ...
TELEGRAMS. [Newspaper Article] — Kyneton Guardian — 6 January 1914
TELEGRAMS. Ordinary office hours, g a.m. to 6 p.m. (Sundays excepted). - Telegrams delivered at officc? where there arc messengers, free orif mile from office. Where m messeiv cers are employed, telegrams remain at the office until called for -Victoria. Within radius of 15 miles from any telegraph office, c6 ' words, including address and signature e V Within the State, but outside the 15 mile radius. 16 words including address and signa ture 0 v Every additional word, extra 0 -Interstate. 16 words, including address and signature' t 0 -New Zealand. Minimum charge of 4id. a word Address and signature charued for as part of message. -United Kingdom. A uniform rate of 3/ per word. -New Caledonia. Each word nd. The address ano signature count as part of message STAMP DUTIES. Receipts-£2 and over, id. Bills-£25 and under, 6d.; £50, 1 /; £75, 1/6; £ioo, 2/; £150, 3/', and so on, being 1/ for every £50 or fraction of same.
ELPHINSTONE WOOL CLIP. [Newspaper Article] — Kyneton Guardian — 6 January 1914
ELPHINSTONE WOOL CLIP. Xow that the 5913 shearing has been finished for some litle time, and S the wool all sold and good-prices ob tained all round, it will be of-interest to review the figures and note the dif ferences between a good season and a bad one To the unthinking- public, a i season good or bad is only a nine ; days' wonder, but to the grower, the merchant, the manufacturer, the poli tical economist, it means the differ ence between prosperity and depres sion. Last season was a bad one from a sheep raiser's point of view; There was only a small percentage; of lambs and a shrinkage of wool. The output of wool from this district was 92 tons, whereas this season it is 144 tons, or an increase of 52 tons, or of 56.4 per cent. At iod. per lb., the average';, it means that the growers of this dis trict receive £5026/13/4 more for -their wool this season than they did last year. An additional £62 odd was paid in freight. When one thinks of the large figures involved when large w...
ABORIGINAL SUPERSTITIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Kyneton Guardian — 6 January 1914
ABORIGINAL SUPERSTITIONS. In the current issue of the "Queens lander" the Rev. W. Smith contri butes- a very interesting article, upon Aboriginal Superstitions, from which we extract the following: Moon and Sun. Dr. Roth, whose study of the Queensland aborigines will compare | favorably with that of Professors Spencer and Gillen of the Central Australian tribes, has left us a rich heritage of their folk lore, and from him 1 have gathered the following facts: In the very early times the'moon used to live on the ground like other people. The sparrow hawk was then the guardian of the moon, and some times for safety used to bury the moon m the earth. But one day, in order to punish the people for their want of love, he intended to make a great fire about their camps: and tu get the moon out of harm's way placed him high up in the sky. And this is how the moon regularly comes to take up his abode in the heaven.-;, out of harm's way of the bush fires. Roth obtained from the Boulia distric...
POSTAL NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Kyneton Guardian — 6 January 1914
POSTAL NOTES. Postal Notes, from 6d to 20/, may be obtained at all Post Offices, and are payable at all Post Offices from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Poundage, under 1/6, Jd.; unedr 4/6, id. under 5/ rid.; under 7/6, 2d.; under 20/, 3d. The values of the Notes have been so arranged that any sum of shillings and sixpences up to one pound may be remitted by not more than two of these notes. Should it be desired to transmit broken sums or" pence un obliterated stamps, not exceeding in value |jd., may be affixed to the face of the Note, and the amount of thf Note and stamps will be paid. Victorian postal notes are now pay able in New South Wales, South Aus tralia, Tasmania, Queensland, and Western Australia, and vice versa. Should the spaces in a Postal -Note for name of payee and paying office not be filled up. the Note wil be pay able to any post-office in the colony When it is desired to make it pay able to anyone, ihen the name of the person and of the Money Order Office at which it is payable...
A REGRETTABLE INCIDE[?] A YOUNG MAN ATTEMPTS SUICIDE. [Newspaper Article] — Kyneton Guardian — 6 January 1914
A REGRETTABLE INCIDEI" YOUNG MA.\" ATTEMPTS SUICIDE. Tiiis. it is alleged, was I he outcome cu a small grievance. Michael O'Con nell, residing with his parents at Greenhiil,;was, it is said, sitting at his tea on Fridaj- evening last. : He wan,., playing carelessly with a table knifed which he: snapped in half. _ When his"' sister mildly admonished him the lad, becoming a'nrioydd, slapped"her in the face. His parents tlien separated the* two. when Michael, rushing outside*»; the house, produced a. revolver which «,a. he was carrying at the'time and took pi aim fet himself. The bullet entered -his head just near the temple and heg* fell to the ground. . -He was-conveyed w .by his father to- the Kyneton Hospital ;^ ..without"loss'-.pf time. and on Saturday gs afternoon Dr." Groves, with the .assist-,VST ance of Dr: Colquhoun, a former resi-'a^ dent surgeon, and Dr. Downing, the fet present resident surgeon, made anf£& examination "and located the-vbullct,^ which, however, it ....
MONEY ORDERS. [Newspaper Article] — Kyneton Guardian — 6 January 1914
MONEY ORDERS. Commonwealth. - Not exceeding £5,'6d.; £10, r/; £15, 1/6; "20, 2/. New Zealand and Fiji.-Not ex ceeding £2, 6d.; £5, 1 /; £7. 1/6 £io, 2/; £12, 2/6: £15, 3/; £17 3/6; £20. 4/, up to £40. America and Italy.-6d for everi' £1 or part thereof to £20 United Kingdom 1 through Orders, Cape of Good Mope, Hong Kong, 5c maiiland, Peru, Natal. Ceylon, India Transvaal, Orange River. Germany and Canada, 6d. for every £1 or pan thereof to £40. Money Order Office closes noon Saturdays.
TELEGRAPH MONEY ORDERS. [Newspaper Article] — Kyneton Guardian — 6 January 1914
TELEGRAPH MONEY ORDERS. Telegraph Money Orders arc is sued and paid at all Money Ordci Offices. Money can be remitted by telegraph to any Munev Order Office (which is also a telegraph office) in Victoria upon payment of the charge for a message of 16 words, or to ths neighbouring colonies upon payment ; of the charge for a telegram of 16 words, in addition to the usual rate l of commission.
TYLDEN. [Newspaper Article] — Kyneton Guardian — 6 January 1914
TYLDEN. 'Church Concert-.-Another enjoy able entertainment was provided by the management of the Tylden Pres byterian Church on New Year's eve. when a concert was held in the local State School. In addition to a good muster of local residents, there was a considerable contingent of holiday visitors, and the .proceedings passed off very pleasantly under the direc tion of Rev. A. J. Porter. The pro gramme comprised the following items:;Organ solo. Mr. Warren (en cored); song. "Bonnie Banks o* Loch Lomond. Miss F. Reardon: song, "The Longest Way Round is the Sweetest Way Home," Mrs. Downes (encored); song, "Boys of the Old Brigade," .> Mr. Jack Thrum: song, "Young oTom of Devon," Mr. - Thos. Anderson: song, "Eileen Alannah," Mr. J. H. Glenn; recitation, "A Scotch Wet Week.": Mr. J. A. Thrum (en cored); song, "Beyond." Mrs. Porter; gramaphone selections, Mr. W. Ho gan: song. "Roses," Mr. Forrest Crockett: recitation, "Heroes of the Sea," Mrs. Thrum; song, "Asleep in the Deep," Mr. Jo...
Mails Received at Post-office, Kyneton. From [Newspaper Article] — Kyneton Guardian — 6 January 1914
Mails Received at Post-office, Kyneton. From Melbourne, at 9.40 a.m., 3.10 p.m.. and 0 p.m.; also at 6.30 a.m. Down T.P.O., 9.40 a.m., 3 p.m., 9 p.m. Trentham, at 9.40 a.m. % Woodend. at 9 p.m., included in .; down T.P.O. at 9.40 asd 3 p.m. Benditro, at 8.30 a.m., 2.10 p.m., and 9 p.m. Up T.P.O., at 2.10 p.m., and :: 9 p.m. ;! Metcalfe, at 8.30 a.m. Edgecombe, Lan^lev, and Sidonia. at 3.30 p.m., Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Springhill and Upper Coliban, at 3.30 p.m. Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. Piper's Creek and Pastoria East, at 4.30 p.m. Tuesday, Thursday and Sa turday. I Lauriston, daily at 12.30 p.m. and f 5-30 p.m. » West Kyneton, daily at 5.30 p.m. Barfold, Redesdale, Mia Mia, Green hill, East Metcalfe and Redesdale Junction, daily at 7.24 a.m. R. E. TILT, Postmaster.
POST-OFFICE TIME-TABLE. Mails Close at Post-office, Kyneton, For [Newspaper Article] — Kyneton Guardian — 6 January 1914
POST-OFFICE TIME-TABLE. Mails Close at Post-office, Kyncton, For Melbourne, at 7.10 a.m., 1.30 p.m., 8 p.m. Bendigo, 2.35 p.m. and 8 p.m. Up T.P.O., at 1.30 p.m. and 8 p.m. Woodend, at 7-J0 a.m. and 1.30 p.m. Carlsruhe R.S., at 7.10 a.m. Tylden, Trentham and Fernhill, at 7-55 a.m. Down T.P.O., 9 a.m. ant1 2.35 and 8 p.m. Metcalfe, at S.55 a.m. daily. Gleniyon, at 8.55 a.m. daily. Malmsbury, at 8.55 a.m. daily. Edgecombe. Langley and Sidonia, at ;o a.m., on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. Spring Hill and Upper Coliban, at 10 a.m. on Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Piper's Creek and Pastoria East, at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. Lauriston, daily at 10 a.m. and 3.15 p.m. West Kyneton. daily ;;t iora.n,. Barfold, Redesdr.le, Mia Mia, Green hill, East Metcalfe and Redesdale Junction, Daily at 3.55 p.m.