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Labor M.P. Imprisoned. [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 26 January 1914
Lnbor M.P. rnspriRoned. Mr Cresswell, the leader of the South African Labor Party in the.Union Par. linment, has been sentenced to one month's imprisonment _-without hard Iabor, on charges arising out of the re. cent strike. The sentenco'i.R under martial law, and no appeal is possible. -Princess Victor Napoleon has given birth to a son ? ..0 The strike of Beatufort 'iniers which has lasted for l1. weeks has been de. dlared off. Owing fo: the capsize of a boat.in Hobson's Bay yesterday during a gale, three men were drowned. ' Forecnst. Tliindery conditionss pass. ing oastward, followed by flune weather. SWheat 3/0, oats, feed, I/81, chaff 72/0, hay. 110/. :Tom MCormaek beat Waldomar Hol borg in the sixth round at the oelbourne stadium, before 12,000 people on Satur. lay.:- Holblrg .repeatedly hit 1M,Cor. mack.belobi the belt and.was disquali Red::. ` :_ : :At Sydney; Milburn, a sailor from Imericea, knocked out IHughie M,\ehegan u the eleventh romnd.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 26 January 1914
To Meet tba Times.-l am now putlWn up mlamousm R. V .ILLERl S Cough, Amthma,?ad Baonehitle Cue (worth. (Jktemslmt and DruOIClst Guinea a bottle) in Bottles, 1i, 25, and 8s er bottle. 3 Casterton, Optical Defect. Have you ever stopped to considoer the results of defetive vision? It may nean the sluocess or failure of your suand your ohlldren's work tn life. MrAbotomey, tte well.known sight speoialist, Invites you to consult'him regarding your eyes. He will tell you their true condition, and if they require glasses he will supply you with whrat t required. Mr Abotomey will visit .MtGambler on Friday end Saturday, February 6th and 7th, also on the following Friday and Haturday, February 13th and 14th, and may be con -ulted at Jens's Hotel, Coleralns will lq visited on hMonday February 9, at Iartor's Hotel, "Hamilton, Tuesday and Wednesday, February ]0and 11 at Viutor. la llotel, and Oaeterton on Tharsday, February 12 at NichoU's Hotel, (all day. It. & o. HARRIS, CASTERTON. A GE...
A True Australian Magazine. [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 26 January 1914
A True Australian Maga zine. The February issue of "Life" is a breeziest and most widely representative number of this popular magazine. Jack Lon don's serial story, "The Valley of the Moon," deals with the ad ventures of a. couple who are seeking to find a home on the land, and the lessons they learn in the search :apply with equal force to this country and its in habitants, as to America and the Americans. In connection with Capt! Amundsen's North Polar expedi tion, special post cards will be taken to the North Pole, there stamped with a special postmark. and posted to any person in any part of the world who cares to pay 2s 6d for the privilege. The publisher of "Life" and "Every ladys' Journal" has been asked to take charge of those post cards which are allotted to Aus tralia, and they are offered to readers at'2s 6d each. The de partmental side of "Life" is, as usual, quite up to the standard, and completes a sixpenny maga zine that every busy man should buy.
Horse Musketry Camp. [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 26 January 1914
Horse Musketry CJllp. Lieut. Down and the man of the Cans torton Troop. who attended ihe annarili musketry camp at Hamilton last week, returned hiome on Saturday night. The ciamp was in command of the Brigade Major, Capt. McFarlane, and other otilhers and non-commtissioned officers in attendance were Liott. WoodbHar, C.O. of the district sqithadran of the 20th A.T..II.. Licuts. Down (Casterton,) Hfys loap and Ileaty (ifmilton,) Jaffray (Dhurt kelld.) Warrant-O.ficer Taylor, Staff Sergeants-Major nailey. Taylor, and Creedy, these non-commissioned oticers from the Musketry School at Itandwick giving practical instruction in the appli cation and control of rite fire, and the core and preservation of rilles. Capt. MIcFarlanr lectnred nightly to the otlicer, on practical military work in eluding "Miap lRending," "Military Engineering," "Tactics," ete. There wer. about 70 mn in camp, ..and the unanimous opinion of tihe ollicers (who were kept hard at work with their men daily from Ttuesda...
Respeoted Police Officer. [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 26 January 1914
Retpeated Police Officer. The esleo iin which Senior-Constable Sennlan is held-J.y the general public wad shown by the represintative gather. iog of townsmen as?lmbled at thle 3e chaiecs' Institute on Friday night to promote expression of this esteem in some tangible form. EX-Cr .J. M31Intyre presiding, said he had been asked by the Shire President (Cr lioss) to apologise for his unaroidable absence. - lie (the Chairman) was in thorough accord with the objetl of the meeting, for during the 47 years of his residence in the district, no mani had conducted the poliec busi. ness at Casterton so well as the retired officer. lie had done his work quietly and iuoslcntatiously. kept control. niud maintained good order swithout all ag gressive display of authority. Ife was a man whose memory woutld live long in the minds of all district people as that of an exeimpinry oalicer and citizen. I[e (the Chairman) loped that Senior-Con stable Kane, who was now in charge,. would be equally successfu...
Merino. [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 26 January 1914
'Merino. In the assoolation cricket .match, Coleraine v Marino, on Saturday,. our players were without the- valuable ser viees of Mr J. F. McCormick. On the morning of the match, Mr McCormick received word by telegram tomsay thit his son, Louis, was seriosly ill. ',Mr McCormick atarted away at once by motor to nleth up to the traii at itanat iltlon. Louis McCormick was with the Rev. E. Sehwiegcr spending a holiday at Torquay, when he becrae ill, and, his ailment being diagnosed as appendicitis, lie was taken for treatment. to Geolosg. Fortunately the treatment was' success ful, and AMr McCormick oin getting as far as l[amilton received the good news that his con was much improved, and found it unnecessary to, continue hiss journey to Geeloug. On Fridayl and Saturday we had -, taste of real -sumimer, the themometer reacnhing closer upon:100 in.the shade. Water for househlold purposes isi ngain Ibeginning to get low. On Saturday nfternoool a thunoderstorm cleared the air a bit, and a ...
Waterside Workers' Trouble. [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 26 January 1914
Waterside Workers' Trouble. The Watersido Workers' trouble that has arisen in connection with demand for a big inrcanse in rates of pay is now conskidred to present prospect of ad. justment without further dislocation of tlh6 overscn currying trade by strikes at tie wharves in fMelborrne and Sydney. Negotiations for a conference with the Commonwenltlh Steamship Owners As sociation hane been re-opened by the Council of the Waterside Workers' Federation, and it is said that an increase in pay of three pence per hour would be accepted by the men, instead of the manch larger increase specified in the neow log. Meaatime. ithe situation is eompli cated by issue of a new log for masters and officers of vessels by the 'Merchant Service Guild of Australia, while nmanny of the stevedores and wharf laborers are said to be bent on pressing for their noew log rates, by striking, so that it is by no means improbable. in view of the enormously high percentage of increase desmn'ded, that there may ...
Death of Mr J. S. Vickery. [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 26 January 1914
Death of Mr J.r S. -Vickery. The death occurred on Sqntnrday of MNr T. S. Vickery, who had been for: some timeo snnffering from a malignant internal growth that doted remedial treatment. Mr Vickery recently songht.a cure.hy operation' at Colne, hbut .the surgeons making exploratory examination, fonmd that his condition was such as to offer no prospect of effecting a cure by the major operation, and that fatal issue of his ailment was inevitable. The friends of the patient were informed of the serious. ness of the situation, but iMr Vickery himself hoped to the last for recovery. lie was held in high esteem in this dis. trict, and only recently. the Glenelg Shire Council, in expressing sympatihy with him in the serious illness lnat had compelled him to terminate a long period of service for the Shire inclharge of one of the municipal road gangs. hore testimony to the high value of his work, and his personal abilityand integrity in the discharge of his. duties. ir Vickery, who woas 48...
Casterton Post Office. Mail Arrangements. [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 26 January 1914
Casterton Post Office. Mall Arrangements. lMails are closedd nd are due at the Caterton Post Office an under: NOTE.-nm means monlng ; a aftrnoaon. Apcny--cloae B n| 'rues aIlnd Fri, doae tI Wdo and Sat. Privnate bag Elderxie. Arnrat-close evarery morning at 8 and 2.40a Thurn; duo 7.45 it lan Wed and Sat, H a Tnin and Fri, 1 p.m and 7.45 .: Thurs. Ardn-c-lose daily 8 at (,1on excepted), duo7.80 ',NfoxTue?W+edand Fri, 1.80a Tllurs, SiA Bun. Ballarat--clone every momi ng at 8 and O40 a Thnrn due 7.d45 a Sion Wed and t, 9 a TIres and Fri, I p1.m and 7.46 a Thors. Bahgahllnl--clos 11 to Toes, due 10.0 im Tile*. Branlxhotne--closo vary morning at 8 and 2..10 a Thur ; dun 7.46 a Mlon WVdl and Hat, II a Tarn and Fri I pal Ad 7.s15 Ta Thurs. Brinmbonal-loae n a 'Tis Tlers and iSat; due 6.15 a Tne. 8.R15 aIR Thra ad Hat. Pri. vate bag : Wanda 'View.. Cnnrapoo--closa navery norning at H; dun 7.45 a daily. Private bags : Sella ViLnta, Th Gumn, Springfeld, T. Carroll, Glengarry and lurray's MIon...
Train Arrangements. [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 26 January 1914
Train Arrangements. Train leaves Oasterton 8.35 a.m., Sand ford 8.49, Henty 9.12, Merino 9.40, Grass. dale 10.12, Miakite 10.25, Branxholme 11.15, arrives Hamilton 11.50. Monday. Wednesody. Thursday. and Saturday. Train leaves" Hamilton 5 pm., Bronx aolme 6, Mlaktte 6.13, Grasadale 6 0. Merino 68.1. Heaeny 7.10, Sandford 7.25. arrives Casterton 7.45 Tuesday and Friday.? . Leaves Hamilton 6., Branhiolme 7.15, Mlakit7.28, GrMesdale 7.40, Morino 8.10, rnt! 6. r uandfalm 8.45. arrives oCVatr ton0 S p . ." Thursday. Leaves Hamilton 10.17 ,m., Branx. holmos 11.L. GrO dalo 11,51., Mrlno 12.17 p.m., Heaty 1129,. Sandford 12.47, arrives (amterton 51.5. - 'iavo (aatertonh .10. Sadford 1.24 Hmty S.4,' Medno &1, Oiamdale 4.10, arl*. Brazholmne 4.55, arrives Ha`ml. tal 60D.pa
News in Brief. [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 26 January 1914
News in Brief. Land in occupationthroughoutVictoria in March last (including Crown lands held under lease, but not including hold ings of less than one acre) amounted to 37,218,798 acres of which 5,706,570 acren were nsed'for agriculture, 28,671,366 acres for pasture and 2,840,853 acres for other purposes. In 1908 the total area of Victorian land occupied was 37,313,392 acres of which 4,126,823 acres were used for egrculture. 29,613,237 acres for pas ture, and 3,573,332 acres for other pur poses. During the same period the num her of occupiers increased from 57,798 to 68,703. On 31st December, 1912, the total area of Crown Lands was 25,618,299 acres, whilst private lands totalled 30,627,461 acres. Of the latter 23,856,389 acres had been alienated in fee simple, and 6,771,072 acres were in process of alienation. During the last five years 704.283 acres have been alienation in fee simple. The production of gold and other minerals in Victoria was valued at £2,499,715 in 1912. In the pr...
Portland and Melbourne [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 26 January 1914
I'Ptla alfll ielbourne le..aim s al? as uade (weather and .e.Mhbet aitrsoultaa se pernitting): M.lelbourne to Portland. Eumeralla, Tues., Jan. 27,' 4 p,m. `Casino; Friday. Jan. 30. 2 P.m. Ettdirdlla;.Mon;, Feb. 2, 4 p.m. Ediiterall, :, Fri., Feb. 6, noon. ~Ai4thd, Monday, Feb. 9. 4 p.m. I From Portland. Eumeralls, Fri.. Jan. 30, early Cauiiao, Mon., Feb. 2, early iEdm?tralla, Wed., Feb. 4, early 'Eu.ini' ralla,'Tues., Feb. 10, early SSpeial Notice. ~Wool, ;Oain, and other Produoe ..lll be, forwarded by first steamer ?i'ling =Portland, thus avoiding any Passenger Fares to and from 1Mel .:Saloo: Single, 14/8 ;-etaur, l4/I/s 5tes'gi "'9/8 eaob way Y..p o rPtlP'aiwy-4/8 each nay _-,N 6UWarnamboo-l=aloon, 8/.; Steer. ag4, 4/8 eaehli iway.. ? etu rin tickets "avalabla for three :o-itha a.d .nterOaingea le. 8 a r ssen ers cuaried bbyy B.B. Casino. t VoFor alltputiltars apply 0. 0. .OATHELB. Agent, Portland.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 26 January 1914
rieant Line "For Loadon; ria Adelatie, Frimantl 1 WtColombo (for ;Indi Eypt pl Tlo Gibratar, and Pymouth LtreO e A.1d S "M. o -- re nlb.une. . E rebndem. ..Oont .; "- *,0.3 - Jan. 7 Feb.14 S:Orneto 11.130 Jan. 2t Feb. 2E .O?o1m'h .8,130 Feb. 4 Mar. 1 .lway 12077 . Feb.18 Mar. 2E Otranto :11,1?4 Mar. 4 Apl. 11 And fortnightly thereafter. T:biSteamiiere of. the, Orient Line are :?tt"dwith all modnpm and u p. to-di te o p p laePies, far 'the usafety and comfoirt of painfgg. .Pa-Pengers are carried In a ai1laauat. Third-claaa acaommodatioi: ..-l--?eping roonm, dining rooms, 2aeck aeoommedatlen, and ouimin a specialty. S ound?. he-World Rate via Canada, eit lStrk. M a ma or Sou th' Afrio~ 'r-;*ýJ'-leeat or bitlnee tripe on the coast (to FremantleAdelaide, Sydney, or Bries ..'Mine) quotd on application. S Local Aents will supply oirclars :a frth? r information-on application. bPas? ae from any port may be prepaid D. L. DOWDELL, Branch Manager, ' 312 Collins Street, Melbourne. OWNu BROS., ...
Fasterton News Printed MONDAY & THURSDAY EVENINGS MONDAY, JANUARY 26, 1914. Water Supply. Problem Should be Solved. [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 26 January 1914
Printed MO NDAY & THURSDAY gtVEtNING MONDAY, .TANUARY 26, 1014. Waterl Supply. Problem Should be Solved. "THnan's a spring on my property." said a well known Merino man the other day, "where at only a foot or two below the surface of the ground, the water-and good water at that-spurts out in jots, as thick as one's thumb, at interstices between the brick recept. alo labout four feet deep put in to draw Sfrom. The water is always running t freely, and there are other spots close at hand, where I believe suicient water could be obtained to supply all Merino. I can't believe that there is no place about Casterton where all the water re quired for supply of the town can be obh. II tained, but the trouble is to locate any Ssuch source." Just so. That's our problem. But we contend there is nothing insuperable about it. With the n assistance of the map 31r Grilllths is .r preparing,and the data he is to supply as the result of his investigations, thile Council should get a definite...