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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 14 February 1914
Business Notices. 213 2l3 BE SURE of the NUMBER. 213 It PAYS to be suro of a number—it avoids annoy ance, cbanco of disappointment, and ASSURES SATISFACTION. It will certainly pay you to carefully note that Number 213 Sturt Street Is the NEW ADDRESS of W. E. Thomas' New Dental Parlors. Now M \KB NO MISTAKE when you set out on your visit. YOU cafc't afford to maKo mistakes when your teeth are at stake—no one can I You'll find there is only one N *IB 3R 213 'n S CURT ST,, and it is clearly shown in large figures. Exactly 3 Doors Below City Hall._ w. E. Thomas guarantees absolutely painless extractions and a perfect fitting set of teeth of thenighest order procurable in any part of the world for the small amount of xos os. Call to-day. REMEMBER THE NUMBER-213. Open Fridays till 9 p.m. Saturdays till 1 p«m« 'Phone 499. J. L. RIDINGS, Representative. 213= -313 A Word to Farmers. If you have'nt been gottinp satisfaction from your seeds—if they have'nt bcon as fresh and as clean as they sh...
BALLARAT STORE AND DAIRY CATTLE MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 14 February 1914
B »I J. A RAT STOKE AND DAIRY CATTLE MARKJiT. &lt;"•oghl.ni, Jkxise, an&lt;l t"o; noporr: — a uplcudid yarding eamo forward for this -week's market, comprising a number of prime and IxH'fy cows, several pons of good heifers in fair condition, a number of flood store cons, the balance consist ing of young cattUs and a fc-w bulk. The cttendauco was again large, nn&lt;i a com plete clearance effecfe&lt;l at very satisfac toi-y priecs. Prime to l>eel'y cows, .£4/10/ to .£■>/•>/, including one line of fi head .it the latter price, to .t."i/8/. Springers: None forward, but are wanted ; 3-ye.ar ! iieit «•:« to .SiftI; 1 ;«")i of choice steers a-nd heifers, 2 yeaie, .£.116'; 18 months to 2 ycar mixc&lt;l sexes, .£2/10/ to JKi/W/ to..t 10/; 3-year steers, Jt3/6,.'6; young cattle, £1/10' to jt-1/12,'6 to .€1/17.6; poddies. 7/6 to '20/ to 25/; store cows, .£2/16/ io .£3/6/ to .ft; old cow*, .£1/5/ t,. .fil/'lR/. Hulls: Only a few aged, rough des...
BALLARAT WHOLESALE PRODUCE MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 14 February 1914
P ALLAH AT WHOLESALE rilODUC'B MAIMCiiT. The quotations are:—Wheat. 3/6 to 3/7 for. prixic yiUling. Oats: Fair feed, 1/7 to 1,'b f"l' stout heavy milling. Barley: I'rimo, 3/1; fair to good, "J,'10 to 3,': Cape, 'J;'. Flour, .£8/15/. Bran, Jtl/tO/; pol lard, .1*1/15/. Potatoes, new, .£3/10/ to .£1. Hay: Host chatting, 87/6 to Jci; manger, .£2 to .£2/2/ti. Straw, 32/6. . BALLARAT WHOLESALE DAIRY l'KODUCE, MAIIKET. ! l" •. ' Thursday. Phillips .;md Chamberlain report:—Btit tor: Prime factory prints, llid; lump, 11(1 to lljil; separator, Sd.to*9d; dairy, tjd. Eggs. 9d to 10d.- Bacon: Sides, lid; middles, 1/; liams, 1/3. Honey, 3d to 3UI. Lard, 7.Jd. Cheese, tild to 7£d. Onions: Brown Spanish, »Ct>/10/. New potatoes, .£3/15/ to Xi. T. J. Lawless and Co. (late M'Gregor Bios.) "report: — Butter: Prime factory prints, 11.Id to 1/: lump, llld: dairy, Sd : separator." !ld to Aid. Kg»s, 9d to" lOd. B.icon: .Sides. lOd to 1ld: middles, 1 /; limns. 1/3. Lard. Sd. Honey, 3',d to :Ud. Cheese. 7...
DECLARATION OF MAIN ROAD COUNCILLOR NOT CONSULTED. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 14 February 1914
DECLARATION OF MAIN ROAD COUNCILLOR NOT CONSULTED. At tho meeting of the Leigh Sliiro &lt;Vran cil to-day a letter wa6 receive*! fruin tho Country lioada Hoard, forwarding a list of the road" proposed to be declared main roads under tho Country Iioads Act, namely: 1. Tho Colac-Ballarat road. near tho sliir-j boundary near Crtssy, thence northerly and north-easterly to Koke wood. '2. Tho Shelford - Jlannockburn road, from Shelford easterly through Teesdalw to tho eastern boundary of the shire. 3. Tho Inverleigh-tjhelford road, from Stielford couth-easterly to tho oant em boundary ol' the eliire, near Uvver leigh. The secretary of the Hoard also maintained that while the roads thua in dicated were thoso which the Hoard con sidered of Mittieient importance t» bo de clared main roads, it did not follow that they would be thfi only roads in tho shire that would he m clatw&lt;l, as tho Hoard h;«I power Horn time to time to declare additional roads should further investiga ...
BERRINGA MINERS' ANNIVERSARY A GREAT SUCCESS. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 14 February 1914
BERRINCA MINERS'ANNIVERSARY A. XrUEtAT SUCCESS. The Berringa district lainem' anniver sary celebration if. invariably looked for werd to to provide* tho means of merry making ami tin? exchange of fraternal greetings among?! members who gather to gether- once a /ear from various parts of I t!)e district. Saturday's celebration iva? no exception to the rule. Members wero prevent fioiu Scarsdale. Pcreel, Pitfie-ld, ]!ok*wocd, and intermediate places, und amongst tile visitors from a distance were Mr D. 0. M'Grith, M.l'.; Mrl', .!tide. sec retary F.M.E.A.; .Mr T. I'lvn, ox-presi dent liallarat branch; and Mr T. C. Cnivyj , Duriag Friday night and for the gieater part ot Saturday morning heavy showers of rain foil, and this had the effect •>[' fiifj tin- parched earth atid the atmysphere: in fact, ns the nft/ernoou wore oiv cUt'-of-dour conditions were quite congenial. The proceedings-tick more of the form of a picnic than anything else, and the programme of events included a number o...
Pitfield Banner, PUBLISHED EVERY SATURDAY MORNING [Registered at the General Post Office Melbourne, for transmission by post as a Newspaper.] SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 1914. ALLEGED THEFT OF BICYCLE. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 14 February 1914
litfieto lattittt, PdllMSHED EVEhY 8ATUKDAY MORNING [Registered at the General Post Office Melbourne, for transmission by poet as a Newspaper.] Saturday, February 14,1914. ALLEGED THEFT OI" BICYCLE. Rviport who was arretted by -Contt M. Crimwins on a chargc of break ing into riiu) stealing a fcivyelo from the rosidenco of Mr A. Risk, of iferringa, was brought before Mceire W. C. Haig and S. ■Stutton, J.P., on Wednesday. Sergt R«ger*ion prosecuted. Tlio accused was committed l'or trial at the liallarat Sui> reuio Court on 2-tth February. PRKSBYTUnUAN CHURCH. Tho board of management ol' the Ber ringa Church met on Tuesday evening I-iikI disposed of a Ic-nythy business sheet; R&lt;-v. J. Hall presided. It was decided to ■effect various iini>:wement&lt;! to tin- hall, and Mr Sneddon was entrusted to *ee that f.lwj work was "Carried out. Harvest i'e-~ tival services were fixed t>> take placo 011 ilio iirt--t Sunday iu M-aivh, and it . was decided to invito the...
THE ONLY WAY HOME RULE PROBLEM. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 14 February 1914
THE ONLY WAY i HOME RULiE PROBLEM. Two notable speeches by Sir Edward Carson and the Primo Ministor hare bronght this solution perceptibly nearer. Both are regarded as of tho highest Importance, and "The Times" says that "Public Opinion is undoubtedly right In hailing; Mr Asqulth's speech at Mr n ehester as a notable landmark in the Home Rulo controversy." •HOPBFULi DECLARATIONS. •Sir Edward Carson, having laid down certain preliminary conditions to any settlement, the Prime Minister, at Man chester, said:— "I don't find anything in any of then-, with which in principle I should bo dis posed to quarrel. "I regard those declarations, corn ins from the quarter from which they do, as u. significant and hopeful feature of the situation, and I cannot but ex press a belief, and moro than a be'.i.f, an expectation, that discussion, freely and frankly carried on on the linos which I myself indicated at Ladybank on the ono hand and on tho lines which Sir Edward Carson indicated in his Manche...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 14 February 1914
SPEAKS OF THE WORTH OF Clements Tonic So ill his friends scarcely knew him and he went to the Melbourne Hospital. A friend recommended Glements Tonic, and that saved him This letter ha* been recorded because of its great crnestness, and the way the writer, Mr. Holliday. expresses his sufferings and recovery. It shows what Clements Tonic can do. Mr. Holliday writes from his business address, 113 Madeline Street (Bakers Patent Peel Factory), Carlton, Melbourne, 19'5 II. CLEMENTS TONIC LTD., * " 1 am glad to tell you what Clements Tonic did for me. A year ago I was so ill from bad liver and nervousness, i blamed overwork, and a rush of orders. To keep customers supplied I worked day and night, with the result I got so ill i could take oo part in the business except supervise. To give an idea how ill and changed I was, people who had not seen me for months would pass and not know me. I was for five months like this, gradually getting worse. Good advice and medicine did me no good. I dcc...
LIFE LOST FOR A PENNY [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 14 February 1914
IJFJS LOST FOR A PENNY Inadvertently travelling on to Mark lano station instead of alighting from the train at Aldgate East, it was said at a Southwark inquest yesterday (says the "Daily Mall" of November 25), James Mallett, thirty-eight, laborer, refused to pay a penny tjxeess faro. He crossed to another plat form and was entering a moving train — not tho ono he wanted — when he fell' between tho footboard and the platform and was killed. A verdict of Accidental Death was re turned.
POSTAGE STAMPS DUTCH CENTENARY [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 14 February 1914
POSTAGE STAMPS DUTCH CENTENARY ' (By Fred J. Melville, In tho "Daily Telegraph.") In the early part of this year there was added to our albums one of the finest sories of stamps of historical as sociations ever Issued, In the Russian sot commemorative of the Tercentenary of the Romanof dynasty. Now, towards the close of the year, Holland has emulated the oxamplo of Russia, and has issued a, set of stamps to mark the centenary of tho accession of William I. to the throne of the Netherlands. The Dutch series does not present the variety of portraiture, nor the same attractiveness of design and color, found in tho Russian series, but tho stamps. arc well engraved and printed by the historic firm of Enschede and Sons, of Haarlem. They are of large, upright, oblong shape, and dcpict portraits of William I. and his successors of tho same name down to tho present occupant of the throne, Queen Wilhelmlna. The values, with their respective portraits and colors, are 2^4 cents., deep green on ...
DEREEL. P.L.C. SOCIAL. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 21 February 1914
DEKKEL. P.L.C. SOCIAL. On Tuesday evening a oociai waa iield in the Dereel Church Hall, to avelcome Mr D. C. M'Grath, and Mr J. Chatham. M.L.A.. Visit ore were present from Rokewood, &lt;3orindhap, and Berringa, the room f>eing packed to the doom. Mr J. Klein occupied the chair. After *he chairman's address, Mr Chatham .gave a very interesting address on ■fitate politics, and then Mr M'Grath, who was received with a wartn wel come, spoke on Federal politics. He said he was very pleased to see &lt;Hich a crowded house that night, and hoped that when the elections came round again they arouM a)! 4Sght for him in the future, aa they iiad done in the past. Songs were ■rendered by local performers, and refreshments were handed roand by ■the following ladies;—Mis Bliss, Itfrs Mitchell, Miss Buckley, Miss Chinery, Miss Hoare. A hearty vote of thanks, moved by the chair man, and seconded by Mr J. Hoare, was ca tried wit fa acclamation, this Jbringiug a very pleasant eveni...
ENFIELD. BUSH FIRE. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 21 February 1914
EKFlELiK BUSH FIRE. An enteiinive bush fire baa bet»n «ginj? for some days in th&lt;r Mt. Misery ranges, and on Hun day, bo ring fanned by a strong wind, burned -rapidly on towurda Taylor's Hill, jind close to this tov/nahip. Willing workers tu rned out in great num bers, bat owing to the density of -the bnah and the strong wind blow ing,. it was hard to battle with the flames. A quantity of firewood was ■fiurned, Mr W. David being a heavy ■foaer. Mr W. Manoon's eucalyptus «at£U was saved, but he waa unfor tunate in having a dray burned. Towards nightfall the wind changed and became cooler, and the fire practically burned itself ont. This «fl the second big fire that has oc (porred here within a few weeks.
CRESSY. FIRES. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 21 February 1914
CKKSMT. FIRES,. The smoke trom surrounding bash fires has enveloped the town ship for days. A grass lire started at Mr P. Beswick's farca and spread -to Mr J. Sutherland's where consi derable difficulty was experienced -m earing I he hoiac-atead and thre3 large stacks o£ hay, Mr Reewrcke ■was prostrated after the fire was ,got under coutroi. Residents are ^twjcoming alarmed about the scarcity &lt;>£ water, some having to cart sup plies already. RAILWAY TRAFFIC. A great quantity of loading has g-jne through this station. On Thursday night there were four ^oodo trains at the station at one 4ime. with a grand total of 301 Bracks. Tvro trains were bound for Maroona, etc.. and the other two for &lt;rheiinghap and GoeLong. All these drains are worked with single en ^rmeu. DTTCK HKAKON. The duck season opened well. jSii a rale the eporta worked in 4>a£re, and secured as many at* 50 incLw for the first night's ahoot.
CAPE CLEAR. FIRES. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 21 February 1914
CAI»E C'MiAat FIKEt?. There has beeu a thick ha ~e of smoke hanging about since Saturday aitght, caused by tho numerous f:re3 •t*£ late. During Friday afternoon, a farmer w;,s burning ofT atuble :U •tJio Pandora. when the f:ra >u!sped ilio break and burnt 7W> acrea of &lt;ilenline and 1W bags of wheat be longing to Mr VV. Richardson. The iiro got within a few feet of flOHe i»ig haystack's, owned by Mr Kirk, -*rhich were aaved after a hard fight. RECREATION ii'«Ei>KRVM. A wtll-attended public meeting ir;m held in the local Mechanics' Mall on Saturday nigh':, presided ^ei'or by Mr A. T Koare. The ob ject of the gathering wa3 to demise means to raise funua to enlarge the recreation reuerve, which is too souall for horse racing. It was mi xmimously decided to hold tho r.st'.al -race meeting on Easter Monday, and &lt;i&lt;?vote the proceeds to the abcTg jHllL
SCARSDALE. LAWN TENNIS. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 21 February 1914
SCARSDALR. LAWN TENNIS. The match between Italian* artd Scaredale on Saturday was foll->«.'ed with considerable interest by a large ammber of supporter.-. New Jtibi Joo and Newtown did net meet, and Ikat match will not: be played. The gatnes were very oven,, ami the v Je wry was not dt eided antil the last ant, when Italians ".vots by three itamcB. The scores were :—Italians, SB games; Scarsdalo £">. This com pletes the competitions, and the fiuintaure as fellows;—New Jubilee, 3G; Italians, 32; Pcarsdale, 16; New town, 3.
District News. SMYTHESDALE. PEOPLE'S LIBERAL PARTY. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 21 February 1914
llsiifsf lews. nniKuui. PEOPLE'S LI ULKAL PARTV, A. meeting of the People's Liberal! TPjirty was held in the Mechanrcs' •am Friday; Mr J. Cameron occupied chnir. Mia* Laing-Meason de flirored an aikirette on the r.ecraeitj sfur thorough organisation, to for any fnjer; t?uuy. and Mr N. Howell t-xpl»int>d tho ©tijectB of =lUo high tba conf» r.-nce to ituld oti Thursday, I2tl» March, in 3lifi City Hal!, KailArat. A vote oS ]banks was accorded th« speaker^ ■mi the motion of Mr K. EL Sh«p &nr&lt;i a?id M" J. Howani.
SHAKESPEARE'S CHAMPION FAMOUS CRITIC SPEAKS [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 21 February 1914
SHAKESPEARE'S CHAMPION FAMOUS CRITIC SPEAKS A few Baconian enthusiasts who veil lured into Caxton Hall last night tt. hear Dr. George Brandes, the famous Danish critic, lecture on Shakespeare, had a very poor time of it indeed (says tlie "Daily Express," November 26). They found themselves in an almost wholly pro-Shakespearian audience that listened with rapt attention to a eulogy of their hero, uttered by one of his most ardent worshippers. Sir Francis liacon could hope for nothing from such a man. Neither could Mr Frank Harris, to whose anti-Shakespearian attacks Dr. Brandos paid some little attention. • -Vof ti,,. etinir-of hip criticism was le.s | sened by' - lie kindliness of hisisL^tti— - ance. The pro-Baconians may have ex pected a fierce opponent, lashing out invectives against the rretender. They found a mild little old gentleman, peer ing over a red baize reading desk that i appeared to be tbo high for him, with I a wholly bencvole.nt aspect and a hand ful of notes. He has...
RADIUM AS INVESTMENT [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 21 February 1914
RADIUM AS INVESTMENT There is no more permanent way in which ironey can bo invested than in the purchase of radium, it was stated at a meeting oC the governors of the Middlesex Hospital. Sir Alfred Pearce Gould, president of the clinical section of the Royal College of Medicine, said that the pur chase of n:dium was not an expendi ture of money, but an investment of money. Radium did not get poorer ly giving off Its emanation. There was no more permanent way in which money could be invested than in the purchase of radium. As far as the mind of man could carry itself, radium purchased now would be valuable to the end of all time. There was no form of investment, 110 fund they could put money into, which ivus so certain to be actually in tile possession of the governors of thai hospital hundreds of years hence as by the purchase of radium. Prinuo Alexander of Teck spoke of the encouraging results obtained at the hospital from the use of radium in tile treatment of cancerous diseases. ...