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Beautiful Gum Blossom. [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 29 January 1914
SBeanutiful GOinl Blossom. Our Australian" "GuO Trees" are not usually associated with the idea of any claim to admiratlon for beauty of bloom. The familiar idea of the :gum tree is as material for firewood and other useful, but not ornamental, timber in common use. Yet anyone who has a look at the gum trees In the Hospital grounds, which are now In full bloom, will notethat some, at least,of our eucalypts could give away points, not a few, and yet comeout on top as to display of color in competition with tropical trees fainous for the wealth and gorgeousness of their flowers. Brilliant scarlet. dainty pink and delicate yellow are three tiots, in which as many several trees show out Just now in a wonderfully beautiful display of blossom that challenges admiring attention, and as tonishes many people who have been apt to think of the gum tree as admirable only on acdount of its utilitarian proper. ties. To have a look at those trees just now is well worth the trouble of a visit to th...
TWO WOMEN. [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 29 January 1914
TWO WOMEN. From Mrs. iM. Darcy, 16i St. : Leonard's-road,. Ascot Vale, Vic toria.. . " Some years ago, I began to suf fer from various, liver and kidney troubles, arising no doubt from a severe cold I contracted about that time, and which nearly prostrated me, From thence on I eerienced' cute pain in the back and sides, andnduer -the shoulder blades..- The slightest pressure on .the lver.would cause me intense pain. I. suffered like this for .a lon whilte without any .prospect 'of :relioef;-hxavIz.g4ui- N. msay: rem, .medies with'out' avsi.L As 'a lastre- I source I decided to try-a course ofI Warner's Safe Cure. 'which had been highly recommended to me by friends who had, derived great benefit from` takring the medicine. After taking a few bottles of. Warner's Safer Cre my -heialth improved rapdly,' sadl . was soonefIectally cured and fre ftom 'all the p?in ' and depfe wbhch be assailed me f'o gop l 4" - Kr":°ý - cR . ý?4
Melbourne Wool Sales. [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 29 January 1914
Melbourne Wool Sales. Younghusband. Row and Co. Pty. Ltd. an Monday submitted a catalogue of 4080 bales, to a full attendance of buyers. The catalogue again contained some nice conditioned wools, from the mountainous districts adjacent to thie River Murray, and from Gippsland; also many good Comoback and Crossbred clips from the Western district of Victoria and South Australin, viz :-Nangwarry, which sold to 14d, a further consignment of Moyne Falls, which moide the same figure, and RosebrooktT F at 13ad. The Company's Albiary Branch held a sale last Thurs. day when they offered a catalogue of 19:.0 bales, and practically cleared the whole of the offerings at values on a parity with those ruling in the local market. 8280 bales were disposed of on on Monday, making the Company's clear. ance for the week 5180 bales. Sales in eluded :-From Penola, S.A., a clip branded Nangwarry (Executors A. 'Gardiner), realised very satisfactory prices; s pto 1id. being paidl for the A Comeback, lid f...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 29 January 1914
WEDDINfP CERTFICATE3 "Cook?ng Is the short out to the happy household." said Sir John Coccburn In presentlnr prises at 8t. Saviour's and St. Olave'e Grammar oSchool for Girls, New IKent road. "No girl should be al lowed to enter Into the holy stats of matrilmony unless she has a certicate that she can not only cook a potato and a chop. but Iron a sheet and darn a stocklng." The people o a cortain' town har. been win to crowis to sea the t.rk whbic the hownman dacriebea s ollowl:-'Nsw we *how. Walk up tlis and antaalemo.-wIlk mp. Tae manelloous A?trican ireas. Mete I feet froIm the tip of his noSl to the s olr h» tal. a?n the same daitance bact aPl. mahin.s i all Uelt."
From Manger To Cross. [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 29 January 1914
From Manger To Cross. The cost of producing "From Manger To Cross" which will be shewn by Leitch Pictures on next Thursday night, has been estimated at no less a Bum than .20,000. The KElent Company sent a coterie of picked artists from America and England to pourtray the principal characters, and in order that the picture should be as correct in detail as possible, considerable time was spent in drilling the native inhabitants of Palestine and Egypt to represent the necessary groups, Mr Sidney Olcott, one of the world's fore most producers, had charge of the pro duction, and his work in this instance can only be regarded as a crowning effort. The smallest detail has not been overlooked and the picture is an excellent example of motography. The localities are in every Instance exactly in accord with tradition, the costumes have been carefully checked by exports and "From Manger to Cross" stands as the finest attainment yet put forward as a repro. santation of Biblical listory.
Ballarat Stock Market. [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 29 January 1914
Ballarat Stock Market. Iat Cattle.-241 to hand. Competi. tion ruled active, last week's highest values being fully maintained. Quota. tions-Prime pens. bullocks to £12, extra to £13 7s 6d, good to £10 l1s, useful to £9, prime cows to £9, extra to £10 12s Od, good to £7 10s, useful to £8. Arerages-Messrs Stock Bros., Cammais, Sandford, 22 cows £7 7s ; Mr Johln Huxley, Struan, Merino, 10 cows averaging £9 16s Od, topping the mar ket. Calves.-61 penned, the majority con sisting of useful to good vealers, which sold well. Best to £6. Sheep.--889 penned. Competition ruled brisk, at fully last week's best prices, if anything firming toward the close. Quotations-Prime crossbred wethers to 19s 6d, extra to 22s Od, good to 17s, usoeful to 16s, prime ewes to -17s 6d, extra to 20s Sd, good to l1s 6d, use. ful to 13s Od, good merino wethers to 1s 10d, useful to 14s 6d. , Messrs Stock Bros., Phoines Estate, Sandford, 211 crossbred ewes to 18s Id; Messrs Luers Bros., Fairvies, Sandford. 68 crossb...
RACE FEELING [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 29 January 1914
"A featur that strlike the returnng - p?l?ate arter ftoew yecar absetn In Asda or Sounth Afnicrr L the raueoneE ?g of m letal 'ria. feeliln under, a ea. of oeomopottaal r P" says the "to foree." "Among Englashmen born and bred there seemst to be a conenlnus of impotent dismay at the destruction do Eneglish race feellng." A rono wman. while holidale Yin ta? east colst of Scotland. ?trc a small shop to et. ome rfreshmiet. Te place war mptylno on coo eemsd to be about. 0o, toinu o.rte what he took to slle bl-ope hans" Ine Ifrrm th eientg. he teaSed it loliaatiy.t hust to show that he was bhien nealectedI. The nexta moment the we of the shop, an old lady, camse crtamleg down from petail In a towar?ll rage. "What doee yo mean. y daft Idlotl" Ske tried. "Dee ars ho Ie that rope's tied to the cradle ad yere'v thrown the haiern oto" Readers of our paper will do well. iow that cutting and stripping Is comi pleted, to write to Mesars. Scarlett and Co.. Melbourne. for their weekly report and m...
A.N.A. [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 29 January 1914
A.N.A. At the fortnightly meeting of the Casterton branch A.N.A. held on Tues. day, the President, Mr F. Martin, in the chair, allotment was made of annual donations to hospitals as follows:-Cas. terton Hospital £1 Is, Melbourne Ifos. bitals (St. Vincent's, Austin, Women's and Children's) is each. It was arranged to give a dance at the, hall on Tuesday night, March 3. Mesers H. Fell and J. McIntyro being appoint edi joint Hon. Secretaries to a Ball Committee, also appointed, to include the President, ex-President, Treasurer and Secretary, and other members of ~ommittee present, including Messrs G. Edrieh, .. A. Seymour, and W. Law. rence, with power to add to their number. With regard to proposed improvement of "The Egg" bathing place, it was ro. ported that owing to tie dryness of the season, the river was so low and the water in such condition, that as summer is now far advanced, it would be prao. tically useless to effect the improvement at present. It was therefore agreed to pla...
Dunrobin Public Hall. [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 29 January 1914
Dunrobi n Public Hall. At a meeting held at the "lhomectead,' on Friday last, it was agreed to ask all who are willing to assist in carting blocks for the hall to meet' atir Widdl . combe's property on Wednesday next, Febranry 4th, to facilitato the contractor (Mr N. McLean) eompletini erectioii of the hall as speedily as possibloe. 3fr:W. Killeen has been appointed by the Hall committee to supervise the work on their. behalf. The Dunrobin Indies have arranged to hold a fete at Mr Gravestocks' on Wed. nesdy., February 18, in order to supplew meat the ITsll Building Fund.
The Colts' Match. Victoria v New South Wales. [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 29 January 1914
The Colts' Match. Victoria v Now South Wales. The home team, continuing their first innings at the f.C.C. Greond, increased the score to 329 against the 514 to credit of the visitors, Fitzpatrick making 91. Heavy rain on Sunday night had made the ground unlit for play in the forenoon and tihe game was not commenced till :1 p.m. At stamps the visitors had lost fdur wickets for 92. On Tuesday the match ws asoncloded, the Victorians playing ia plucky game to the renl and making a creditable draw of it. In their serond innings, the New South VWales colts were nall disposed of for a total of lfi:1, of which Pralten made ;f0, Buckle 23 and Ratcliffe 15 (not out). Mullett, for the home team, took q wic:kets for 78. Willis 1 for 10, and aMoulo 1 for 32. 'rlThe Victorians in their second essay, batted vigoroasly, flotehin scoring 1fi, Willis .It. Souter and L. Brown 49 each, while A. Brown 20 and Fitzpatrirek 2 were not out. These bats mon had, in anout 200 minutes, put on 2156 out of the 2,...
Cricket. Victoria v New South Wales. [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 29 January 1914
Cricket. Victorin v Noew South T aln.s. At stumps on Saturday. the ho I team had completed their first innings" for the big score of 675 runs, of which Macnrtney had made 201, and RKlleway 138, Collins 66, Mfailey 6il and Barbour 05 (not out) being the other" principal contributors to the total); and had taken three of, the visitors' wickets "for 49. Continuing oil Monday, "Baring was dis. posed of for 1, but Armstrong and Mat. thows put on 100 runs- for the fifth wisc iet, and the rest of. the batsnenmakinegu good defence againist excellent bowling, lhe respectable total of 332 was )eut up before the hist wicket fell.'. Witth the exeeption of Armstrong. who batted rig oronsly, and played all the bowlers with ease, tlhe Victorian batsmen were kept on the defensive throughout. Armstirong nado 87. Matthews 02, Kiernap .1, Lug on 35, Carkeek 22 (nlot out): and Ryder 15. Carkeek?and lRyder opened the second innings for the follow-oil, and :oept their wickets intact till stumps were draw...
BLACK PRINCE AS MINER SON OF LOBENGULA. [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 29 January 1914
BLACK PRINCE AS MINER 0SON OF LOW NOULA. ben Lobengula, son of the Mata e warrior-king, died on Monday in humble dwelling at Pendleton. near nchester, in circumstances of dire erty (says-"Lloyd's Weekly" of No her SO). en a report appeared some weeks that "Prince Loben Ibenguia" lying ill and destitute In lodgings Balford. the British South Afrioa peny published a statement that they bad no evidence to corroborate the man's story that he was the late Mats bale chieftain's son, and that inquiriesl as to his antecedents were being made In Rhodesia. It is, however, asserted by the Rev. W. D. Rees, vicar of the parish In which the exile has died, that he has no reason to doubt the latter's claim, and that the doubts publicly cast upon it had been a severe shock to the sick man. hastening his end. "The Prince's" story was that be fought under his father against the Brl tish troops in Matsabeleland., and that he refused to accept the terms of peace which were proposed to the natives by Mr...
SENTIMENTAL CHARITY DEAN'S CRITICISM [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 29 January 1914
SENTIMENTAL .CHARITY I D4AH'8 CRITmcISM The problem of pain and sufferlng, considered In connection.with rChris tlian charity. was the subject of an ad dress by the Dean of St. Paul's(Rev. Dr. Inge) at the annual masting of the St. Saviour's Bouthwrk. Commit tee of the Charity Organsleatlon So ciety. held yesterday under the presl dency of air William Chance (reports the "Daily Telegraph" of, Delismber 11), One of the most prominent fea tures In our present-day life, he said, was the revolt against pain. But pain wac part of God's ordering of the world, meant to show us our 'faults and blunders, and as a punishment for our imgnorance of His laws sonlar as they concerned us. - There was no leoson which we In England needed more to learn than that evil was wrought bywant of head as well as want of heart-that pro. ventlon,' which called for a cool head. was better than cure, which appealed to the warm heart. It would be much more difficult for a vicar to collect money from his congrega...
MAN OVERBOARD [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 29 January 1914
MAN OVERBOARD Two seamen stranded at Peter borough Station (Eng.) late at night were walking up and down the plat form to keep themselves awake. when one fell over the edge. His companion. believing his friend had gone over board, took a header after him. A badly clt head reminded him that he was on solid earth. There Is reason to be lieve that the men were not teetotal lore. First lGirl: I like a mane with a pas. A man with a past is always intereuting. Second Girl: That's true: but I don't think It's nearly as lnterestlg as a man with a future. Third Girl: The man who interests ?o Is the man with a present: and the more enpeelve thes present is the mere ILntorest I take in ILt.
"THE WITCH" SOUTH RUSSIAN EPISODE [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 29 January 1914
";THE WITCH" ' SOUTH RUSSIAN EPISODE By Denlnis Grstin. In the "Westminster Gazette." "I do not thinlk," said Trophemo, "that she Is altogether a witch, but she is very awful. She Is a Ihundred and fifty years old, and she has sixty cats. Once she quarrelled with her brother -long ago-and he killed loer pet cat, and she did sometlhilng very ter rible to him: I forget what she did. I think she killed him. He died." Tropheme Is a thoroughly untrust wortllhy in his narratives, but then no body, except himself, believes them. Whenever I had been to thle village Tropheme would hover round my room in the hope of my having brought back some chocolate. The children often used to leave hogus packets about the gardens, and ltake delight In watching the big-bearded Russian workmen snatch up tile empty temptatlons. Tile simple crea tures never learnt wisdom or caution against the fraud, until at lost even the children took pity on them, and thelr great faith was rewarded by oc casional sweets. ...
DUEL BY PROXY "PIERRE LOTI" CHALLENGED. [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 29 January 1914
DUEL BY PROXY "PIERRE LOTI" CHALIfNOFD. Some weeks ago Lieutenant Turcom. of the Bulgsr!nn Army. sent a .hel lenge to Captain Jullen Vlaud. of the French Navy. better kn.swn by his hte rary iseudonym of "Pierre Lotl." saus the Parl.. corre.spondent of the "Morte Ing Post" on November 10. P'lerr Lotl as champion of the Turkish cause. has. In a number of published articles and pamphlels. spoken In very strono terms of the atrocities alleged to have been committed I-y the tIulgarlans In the war. As M. Loll derided to Ignore this challenge. It was taken up by an oPcer of the Turksltleh army and several French journalists. After the various complications which so often arise In an affair of honor It was decided that a duel should take place between the well-known swordsman M. Breolttmayer end Lieutenant Turcom. Tho weapons chosen were swords. The duel took place this morning. and the two adverearies fought On courageously that the apockaters fared on several occasions that It ntight lhne...
LOVER'S ADIEU £150 FOR BREACH OF PROMISE. [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 29 January 1914
LOVER'S ADIEU £150 FOR BREACH OF PROMISBE. The breach of promise of marriage action brought by Miss Ansley Kate Lane, 28 years of age, a book-jieoper. living at South Lambeth road, against Mr Frederick David Simmons. aged 29, manager of an ironmonger's estab lishment in Seven Sisters road, was concluded yesterday (reports the "Daily Mdail" of November 20). The case was heard by Mfr Justice Atkin and a com mos Jury. The courtship, it lhad been stated i'y counsel, extended over seven years fromn May, 1100. to Jaunary, 1913. The pro mise to merry was not deniesh but he defendant pleaded that It was rescinded by mutual consent, which the plaintiff denied. Miss Lane gave evidence. She and defendant for two yearn saw each other nearly every day. They became en gaged on August 18. 1909, her birthday: the 'defendant gave her a ring, and the marriage was fixed to take place two years later. Some time after the proposal tile defendant said he lad £200 in hoe bank; subsequently he bought Conso...