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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Boort Standard and Quambatook Herald — 5 February 1914
[A CARD.] Dr. lE>. Webster, - BOORT— Will Visit Borung and .Mysi i Monday afternoon. IF*. DAV X S, Blacksmith and Wheelwright BARHAPOOHT, DESIRES to announce to the public of Barrapoort and district that he has token over the blaeksraithing business recently carried on by Mr Archard, and trusts by strict attention to business to merit a share of the public patronage. Horseshoeing, Repairing aniL all classos of work will be carried ou t in a ' • " workmanlike manner. L. L. MANCHESTER, L.V.Sc., (University of Melbourne)' Veterinary Surgeon, * PYRAMID Will Visit Boort perio lieally. Particulars of visits &a-, may be ob tained from R.R.IRVING, District Agent. L. LL, DESIRES to notify the public of . Boort and the surrounding dis trict that he has commenced business in the premises next door to Mr G. Wilson, grocer. All repairs neatly and promptly effected. Note Address : L. GRENFELL, Boot and Shoe Maker, Next door to G-Wilson, VICTORIA STREET . . BOORT E. BROCKWELL, CARPENTER...
MECHANICS' INSTITUTE & FREE LIBRARY. ANNUAL MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Boort Standard and Quambatook Herald — 5 February 1914
MECHANICS' INSTITUTE & FREE LIBRARY. ANNUAL MEETING. The annual meeting of the above was held in the Mechanics' Hall on Tuesday evening. The president (Mr J. H. Liscombe) occupied the chair, and there was a fair attend ance. The minutes of last annual meet ing were read and confirmed. —Balance Sheet.— The secretary read the balance sheet, as follows :— General Account - Receipts. Dec. 31, 1913, to credit bal ance ... ... ... £35 14 11 DecT 31, 1913, subscriptions to library ... ... 15 1 6 Rent of hall ... ... So 0 0 Government grant to library 6 14 6 Sale of waste paper ... 1 0 10 Refund on hall seats ... 10 12 7 Total ... ..-.£154 4 4 Expenditure. Dec. 31, 1914, repairs and maintenance ... ... £8 14 9 8 new forms at 27s 6d each 11 0 0 27 new books ... ... 4 3 10 Papers and periodicals ... 4 3 0 Librarian's salary... ... 32 10 0 Fuel, kerosene, etc. ... 8 9 4 Stamps, stationery, etc ... 19 Total ... ...: £69 19 6 Credit balance, 31 1 12 | '13 .. £84 4 10 Total £154' 4 4 Buil...
The Boort Standard. AND OUAMBATOOK HERALD Thursday, February 5 [Newspaper Article] — Boort Standard and Quambatook Herald — 5 February 1914
u Joori jpiulaijfL AND OUAMBATOOKHERALD Thursday, February 5 The report of Gordon Shire Couu cil meeting and other matter held over. Full report next issue. The duck season opens on \Ve^t- I nesday next. Game is not so plenti ful on the lakes here as in former years. In the four-men reel race at the Kerang fire brigade races the Boort team, represented by It. Wilson (hydrant), J. Storey (branch), G. Parkinson (coupling) and R. Mc Lennan (pole), was successful. The race was won in good time. In ihe Marshall even'. It. Wilson tied for first place, but was disqualified for' having his hose crossed Among church hapncnings in Boort we remind our readers that Sunday, 15th of February, is the last Sunday in the tenure of the Rev. J. R. Hill, as vicar of the parish of Boort. On that date he will give farewell addresses at St. Andrew's Church, Boort, and St. Luke's Church, Fernihurst. The succeeding clergyman, the Rev. F. E. Lewin, Th.L., will be inducted on Friday evening, 20th inst., at 8 ...
TENNIS. BOORT DISTRICT ASSOCIATION. [Newspaper Article] — Boort Standard and Quambatook Herald — 5 February 1914
TENNIS. BQOIIT DISTRICT ASSOCIATION. Result of the postponed . match be tween Durham Ox and Lake Marmal, played at Lake Marmal on Saturday last:— Mason and Ooutts v. L. Baines and A. Mole, 6 -5, 5—0. * H. Smith and Esler v. Byrne Bros., 4-6, 6 2. Sinclair and Ault v. Bertoli and Gib lett, 4—6, 6—3. Misses M. Eslcr and .4. Hall v. Miss Byrne and Mrs Bertoli, 1—6, 6—3. Misses A. Esler and R Hall v Misses Baines, 0—4, 6—0. Total—Durham Ox 50 g.imes, Lake Marmal 41 games. Next Saturday's matches Boort v. Durham Ox, at Boort; Lake Marmal v. Glenloth, at Marmal.
RIVAL BURNT OFFERING [Newspaper Article] — Boort Standard and Quambatook Herald — 5 February 1914
RIVAL BURNT OFFKlti.M A gentleman rushing irum his d nmg room into tins Jiall ami .smiling d.sgusl | edly, demanded of Jcair.es, tlie m.n I man, whence arose the outrageous odur i that was pervading the whole house, lo which Jeames replied:— "You see, sir, to-day's a saint's-dny, and the butler 'ee's 'ight church, ami i8 hurniug hincenso; and the cook, she's low churoh, and is burning brown qaper to hohviale the liinccnsel
NO MISTAKE. [Newspaper Article] — Boort Standard and Quambatook Herald — 5 February 1914
NO MISTAKE. Tho manager ol a certain coal com pany knew how to look alter his pence, hi© was what is known and termed a hard and grasping man "Hold on there. Bill," ho shouted angrily one afternoon to an employ, who was driving out of tho yard. "'1 dial coal oan't have boon weighed. It looks a trifle large for a ton to me. "This ain't a ton, boss," shouted Bill, "it's two tons." 'Oh, right you are Bill, said the manager, much mollified. ''Bog your pardon, Bill. Qo abend, Bl11'
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Boort Standard and Quambatook Herald — 5 February 1914
FORD CAR. £190 SINGLE-SEATER, £210 DOUBLE-SEATER. THE Boort Motor Garage, DEAR SIR OR MADAM. HAVING gone to a big expense in fitting up a most up-to date Garage, with all new and costly machinery capable of doing any kind of motor work, the least we can expect is the patronage of motorists in and around Boort. We are stocking a class of oils absolutely suitable for every engine. Also Continental Tyres and Accessories. * ' Give us a trial by letting, us have your car for an overhaul. We will put it right and in perfect running order for you at a very resonable cost, v lf ycu: have,.;-not ^a car we will sell yo.u one, teach you,to drive it,' and- keep it'runnin^' for you. We are agents for all the leading; cars,-ancluding-th'e. Farmers' Favorite—The Ford. Cars garaged daytime free of charge. Drop us a line or call and see us personally. We are, Faithfully Yours, STRATON & CAMERON. Say! This .is.goiug to be great. SureJ • Wait till'Saui and Ikcy come to tlio Boort Band Concert....
Superior Improved Wheat Farms. WITHIN THE REACH OF ALMOST EVERY LAND SEEKER. EXCEPTIONAL TERMS. [Newspaper Article] — Boort Standard and Quambatook Herald — 5 February 1914
Superior Improved Wheat Farms. WITHIN THE REACH OF ALMO ST EVERY LAND• . • SEEKER. EXCEPTIONAL TERMS. Hain and Searight, of 12 Loftus street, Sydney, the well -known "property salesmen, are offering in .suitable farming areas, 9,000 acres of charmingly undulating wheat land, in the heart of the New South -Wales wheal belt, which has held the record yield of the state for njany' years, and enjoys an annual rainfall of about 22^ inches. ' It is close to a town possessing exceptional railway and economic facilities. The terms are most considerate from a farmer's point of view. The instalments at the commencement, when the fanner most needs money for development purposes, are made very light, viz.: 5 per cent, deposit; 10 per cent, at the end ol 5 years; then o per cent; annually for 3 years ; balance at the end of a further five years, interest being payable throughout the whole period at the rate of 5i per cent, per annum. Anyone requiring to make a good home should secure a block of ...
FAREWELL & PRESENTATION TO MR & MRS A. W. M'RORIE. [Newspaper Article] — Boort Standard and Quambatook Herald — 5 February 1914
•FAREWELL & PRESENTATION TO MR & MRS A. W. M'RORIE. • On Thursday evening last Mr and Mrs A. W. McRorie, who are leaving the district^fter a residence at Catumual of nearly 40 years, were tendered a farewell at the Boort Presbyterian Church. Mr McRorie has disposed of his farm, etc., and is taking a well-earned rest. The Rev. G. A. Stewart oc cupied the chair, and there was a large attendance. Proceedings were opened with a hymn and prayer, after which songs were nicely rendered by Miss Kirk wood and Messrs W. H. Elliott and A. Lorne Smith, and a pretty man doline sol > was played by Miss Truda Elliott, all of which were heartily applauded. Rev. Stewart, who had charge of affairs, said it fell to his lot to say a few words of farewell to Mr and Mrs McRorie and family and make them a presentation. It was neces sary, he said, to make some remarks of a personal nature, and would draw a tention to one or two characteristics which he observed. Mr McRcrie was always scr...
MELBOURNE LETTER [Newspaper Article] — Boort Standard and Quambatook Herald — 5 February 1914
MELBOURNE LETTER (From our Speoinl Correspondent.) ^Discretion is often put into..use to great advantage, anil those who are called.on.to use it require to .be .broad minded- men of principle. An instance has just, bpen - .brought, under uotice where it could possibly lpive, been oxer-, cised by an officer of the Customs De partment, who demanded the sum of 114,000 from the Victorian Government as. payment of duty on a "borrowed dredge.". To the lay mind the thing is, preposterous,. and one is forced; to agree with Mr. Joseph Cook (the Prime Minister) who said:—"It opened, iny eyes when 1 saw it. I understand it is a matter of Customs law, but it seems to mo to be a law which works some what harshly when a Government has to pay,. £4,000 duty on a dredge which it is only borrowing. Quite candidly, my- inclination will be,to see if there' is any corner-in;'the. law which can be discovered to the advantage of the bor rowing State. If there is not such a corner to be found, I suppose Mr...
CRICKET. BOORT v. LAKE MARMAL. [Newspaper Article] — Boort Standard and Quambatook Herald — 5 February 1914
CRICKET. BOORT v. RAKE MARMAR. Having no association games to occupy their energies, Boort and Marmal played a practise match on the Boort ground last Saturday. Marmal lost the toss, and' teok the field. Brockwell made 70 by good cricket, and hit 9 fours and a six. J. O'Donuell made 16, Killeen 15, and Parkinson 12, the total being 15S. H. Alexander secured 5 for 37. Marmal could only manage 110, H. Alexander (39) being the mainstay. Details ■ Boort. E. Brockwell, b H. Alexander ... J. O'Donnell, c Reed, b W. Alexan der ... ... ... 16 ■S. Pickering, c Coote, b H. Alexan der G. Fellows, c O'Donnell, b H. Al exander H. Cracknell, c Coote, b Jones ... 9 G. Guy, c and b Jones ... ... 4 G Parkinson, c O'Donnell, b H. Alexander ... ... 12 J. Killeen, b H. Alexander ... 15 T. Hindson, not out ... ... 1 F. Tait. b W O'Donnell ... 0 I J. Turrell, c H. Alexander, , b W. O'Donnell ... - ... * 0 Sundries ... ... 19 Total ... ... ... 158 Bowling.—H. Alexander 5 for 37, W. Alexander 1 for 30, Jon...
SO THEY MARRIED. [Newspaper Article] — Boort Standard and Quambatook Herald — 5 February 1914
SO THEY MARRIED. They were engaged. Perhaps he re pented; perhaps he did it only for fun. Said he:— "My darling Ethel, what would you say if I were to tell you that I cannot marry you?" "I would say, my dearest love, that I have a big brother who would make it warm .for you, and that I have soma of the little sweetheart billets doux that would make it expensive for you, George, dear." "But, you know, I haven't said it." "I know you haven't, my pot." "So we'd better get married, hadn't we?" "J thiols 60; my precious."
BOORT DISTRICT ASSOCIATION. LEAGHUR v. BARRAPOORT. [Newspaper Article] — Boort Standard and Quambatook Herald — 5 February 1914
BOORT DISTRICT ASSOCIA TION. LEAGHUR v. BARRAPOORT. Cricket in the above association was advanced a stage on Saturday. Leagbur jonrneyed to Barrapoort,' and a good day's sport resulted in a witr for Barrapoort by one run. Some doubt is expressed is to tUt result, as, owing to the boundary line not being clearly marked, the losers were credited with a couple of twos, which should have ,;been fours. This would have given the lead to Leaghur, but as it is honors rest with Barrapoort. Winning the toss, Leaghur decided , to bat, hoping to avoid some of the heat." Before they were dismissed they put up a total of US, of which N." Graham was top' scorer with 27, closely followed by D! Jackson, with a well-made 26. Barrapoort put up 119, of which T. Coughlan, with 39, and P. Coughlan, with 32 not out. were the main . scorers. After the-match, afternoon tea was very kindly given by the Bar rapoort ladies. Scores:— Leaghur.— D. Jackson, c P. Hosking, b D. Coughlan ... ... 26 W Painter, b D. C...
Items of Interest [Newspaper Article] — Boort Standard and Quambatook Herald — 5 February 1914
Items of * interest 1 ,amuol • Roberts;•'villoge^&lt;Mflmo!Bfi®5j LIaiiystumdwy,;has retired alter ftp' years' service. He lias travelled ldO.GoO miles on loot through eveiy kind 01 weather; and is still hale and hearty. A police dog "speedily vanquished -an armed apache in Paris. I lie ruin,in, drawing a® revolver, fired at a con stable who was about to arrest torn. The bullet llew wide", and the apache was! going to lire again, ujl.ien the policeman's dog seized him by the ear. Screaming with pain,..the* apache drop ped the revolver, and was tit oucu captured. ' , " The Hamburg police authorities havo j made a regulation ordering tramway car conductors, under penalty of losing their licenses, not to allow women With unprotected hatpins to remain in thou cars. The.police are also ordered to take the name and address of women with unprotected hatpins, who arc liable to a line of from £1 to £21 On the arrival at Plymouth recently, of.tiio Hamburg-Amcrika liner Impora tor from...
Treasure Revealed by Shadow. HOW A BEGGAR FOUND A FORTUNE. [Newspaper Article] — Boort Standard and Quambatook Herald — 5 February 1914
Treasure Revealed by Shadow, HOW A BEGGAR EOUND A FORTUNE. There has just , died in Mautuiia a farmer, named Anuihaie .To.sci, who had' bpcoiiie a prosperou.s man without any. Hlfort. imrsi'reiaiiee. or . tali. A nni bile, who was 94 at tho tirno of Ins d-ath owed his success in Jifo to guessing a riddlo , as mysterious as that - of tho. Sphinx, a .riddle which the citizens ot Naples had tiled to guess . for forty years... In lus, will lie .tells the ro niniitio story, or his , acquirement or riches. It appears that about sixty years ago a wealthy and eccentric Frenchman died at Naples. A few days beioro his death lio ord ered the erection of tlio pillar on his land, which lie had; leased 'or unioty years, and he directed that this pillar should: be. kept in, a state of. preserva tion after his clealli. ■ Uu -t was on grar erl the peculiar. inscription:— ":V. On the first of May ; I have a golden head. Tho following first of May, hund reds of peop'c. came and peered at the too cf tn...
A TIMELY SUGGESTION. [Newspaper Article] — Boort Standard and Quambatook Herald — 5 February 1914
A TIMELY SUGGESTION. A man who, with, his wile, is em ployed on a farm in Cheshire, recently found himself in a bad predicament when, in attempting to evade the on slaughts of a savage dog; assistance came, in the shape of his wife. When the worn an came up, the dog had fastened his teeth in the calf 01 the husband's leg, and was holding on for dear life. Seizing a stone in the road, the wife yas, about - to .hurl it when her hus hand, with wonderful presence of .mind, shouted:— "Mary, Mary, .don't throw. . the stone at the dog, throw it at me!":
QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS. ABOUT PATENT LAW. [Newspaper Article] — Boort Standard and Quambatook Herald — 5 February 1914
QUESTIONS AND 'ANSWERS, ABOUT PATENT LAW. /..-How .long, Mr. Tttrri, does a pa tent,-last?, V V - &lt;fc, fHnder the - Commonwealth Patents Act/1903, one.-.patent covers the s .v Australian States and Papua, and -can be granted for ,14!years (extensible vo der very exceptional circumstances;, subject to a renewal fec-.-of £5 at lie end.of .7..years. . On ,a line being pa.'d lateness up to-one.-,year in paying re newal/foe is permissable.. ■ When- the renewal feo payment is accepted, ove&lt; due, -the court can refuse damages for infringement committed after the r up date. Application for provisional pio tection is allowable, but not oomup'.oiy. Its- costs, through a Patent Attorn y, four or five guineas, ai\d runs ,, uiao months, or ten if extended. Then,the complete application would ..be neces-. sary, or the patent application would cease to bo in force." 1 - ■ In the above words, Mr.- G. G.1 Turri, the-well known- Melbourne, ^Pa tent Attorney, gave some informatio...