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OTHER PLACES CONNECTED. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 28 January 1914
OTIIlEt PLACES CONNECTED, The local oxchange o connected with the tollowing places, the ohargoe for oouvo sationa being as under : Firet Every additional 3 minuteas, minutes, Bealiba ,. 4d . 3d D1Inolly Od .. 6d Cope Cope .... d 3d Maryborough 8d ., 0d Cerlabrook ... 11 , Od Newatead .. IG ,. Od Majorca ... .. Od fung Bong,. 1, .. Od Avoca ,q. 1 . 04 Donald ... 4d .. 3d Iitohfleld ,. Od ,.. 6d Masoey .. 8d . G Od Watohemll 8d .. d Mortou Plains 1 ,. Od Birohlp .. .., d Klnna bull . 11 ,, Od STalbot ,. I Od Clunes . . 9d (arnagulla . Od Llenelly ,.. 8d . 6d Newbridge . 11 . 9d Inglewood ,. I ..1 d Moolerr .., 2d .. :d Beasley's Bridge 2d . 2d (rottlton .. 2d .. 2d Wi 4a lokd . i , d Paradieo 3id 3d Navarro O(1 ,, d Landeborough 8d (1 Od Joel J01l 8d 8d Stawell 11 8d~ O Melbourno 1/10 1/4 Ballarat ,,, 1/4 1/ Geelong 1/10
SHIRE OF KARA KARA. DATES OF COUNCIL MEETING [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 28 January 1914
SHIRE OF KARA KARA. DATES OF COUNCIL MEETINO The Kara Kara Shire Council will meet on the following dabee ; F-bruary .». ... 5 March , ... ... 12 April .. ,,, ... 9 May .. ,,,. ... 7 June ... ,,, ,,, 4 July ... ,... ,,... 2 Augueb ... ,., ,... 6 oSeptember ...,,... 3 October ,,. ,,,.. .,, 1 Oorober,, ,,... ... 29 Deoember ,, .... 3
RAINFALL. A COMPARATIVE STATEMENT. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 28 January 1914
RAINFALL. A COMPARATIVE STATEMIENT, - I 1909 1910O I 1011 19121 1013 Jan, ,., '63 174 'll .05 '03 Feb, 6... 5 00 6 '73 1'07 107 March 1'53 4'42 1'61 '9D 269 April,, 1'69 '28 '15 '37 1'60 May .., 4'23 3'05 2'05 '26 2'24 June,., 3'83 2'10 2'74 2'29 1'07 July .,, 2'90 3'07 1'45 3'07 101 August 5'78 1'82 '01 1'4 1'60 Sept... '93 2'85 3'13 4'11 2'10 Oct, .., '88 1'13 '62 0'44 1.89 Nov,... '69 1'00 '00 1'4 0 8 Deo,., '6655 '0 1'36 301 002 't'l in, J23'38 I 23,07 I 10'62 | 18'54 I 16'10
LOCAL TELEPHONE EXCHANGE. LIST OF SUBSCRIBERS. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 28 January 1914
LOOAL TELEPHONE EX OHANGE. -4------ LIST OF SUBSCRIBERS, NAMJl. No. Avery, Mrs. A. F. .,,.. .., 87 Bank of New South Waloe .., 77 Bank of Victoria ... ... 76 Bannrtt, Dr. J, H. ,.. ... 27 Boll & Lorimer ..,,, ,, 14 Blnkeloy, A. B ... ..,,, 50 BloenowP, F. 0, .,, ,,, 66 Bliss, W. R.,, ... ,,, 01 Boroueh Ofiloes, Town Hall ,,, 61 Bray, C. ,..., ... ... 64 Bray, Lee. .,, ... ... 91 Breeno, Minse .,, .., 104 Broadbent Bros ... ,,..., 42 Cemetery ,,, ... ... 69 Olover, F. P. ..., ..,, 34 Cookburn, G. A. .,, ,,, 81 Cooper, R. J, ,, ,,, 68 Convent of Moray ... ... 45 Cougle, A. J. (with extension to private house) ,,, ,,, 11 Crone, Jas, .,,, ... ,,, 37 DCrey, Mrs .,, ,,, ,,, 89 Davison, Rev, J, W. ,..., .,, 67 Davies, F. E. ... ,,, 44 Diokinson, R, .,, ... 57 Divola, A. ..., ,, .., 31 Doyle, Rev, 0. ,,, ,,, 23 Dunkley, H. W. (ofiloe) ,,, 3 Dunkley, II, W, (resldenoe) ... 17 Dunlop, Mrs. P. A, ,,, ,,, 97 Edwards, H, T, .,, ... 6 Edwards, H. T. (private hones),.. 8 Edwards, Emily .,....
BALLARAT MILDURA TRAIN. [By the insertion or correspondence in this journal it must not be understood that we identify ourselves with the opinions expressed.—Ed. M.] BALLARAT MILDURA TRAIN. (To the Editor of the MERCURY.) [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 28 January 1914
OORRESPONDENOE -4 [lly the in lertion ot oorreeponnenoe In this jour uil It mous not bo undoretood that we Identify ouraolvec with tho upinlons expriased,--ld, M], BALLARAT MILDURA TRAIN. (To the Editor of the Mancuity,) ir,-·-I, as one (along with hundreds of others) who have been agitating for a connecting link in the way of an even. ing train botwoon Ballarab and Mary. borough so as to link up with the Mildura train, feel somewhal grieved to read in your columns of Friday last, Jan, 28rd, that the inroeased sorvioo (wo now enjoy three days a week, viz,, the evening train leaving Ballarab at 6 p,m., counuoting with the Mildura train at Maryborough), is not likely to remain permanont, as your columns say the railway offioials state thoe averago number of passengers transferred from the Ballarat train to the Mildura was only six, Why is the averago only six, and this train not paying ? Simply because the time of running this train is not mado pub. lie to the public, Hero is an insta...
LORD NELSON MINE. PUBLIC MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 28 January 1914
LORD NfI LSON MINE. -4----* PUBLIC MEETING. The publlo meeting convened by HI;I Worship the Mayor (Or, W. J. Rowe) for Monday night last to discuss the recom. mendation of the dirootoro, re closing down the Lord Nelson mine, attracted a very large attendaneo ab the Town H4ll it is estimated there weor at least 300 people proeent, inoluding shareholders, miners, busineotI men and property ownero. The Mayor presided, and there were also on the platform with hint Ora, F, Manal. lack, T. Corbott, G. M'Olaohan and N. J, A RLod. 'T'he Mayor, In opening the meeting, said that he thought It was his duty to invite the residents of St. Arnaud to cont sider the suggostion which had been made in reference to the closing down of the Lord Nelson. When he road that in the report to be comnidered as the half yearly moeting of the company he felt that 'the good old ship of St, Arnaud woa on a nasty rook, and he lost no time In calling the people togother to see whether some ohemne could be devised t...
CYCLING AND MOTORING. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 28 January 1914
OYOLINO AND MOTOIRING, Some very interesting figures have recently been compiled from o)?ilal sources by Lord Montague, editor of " The Oar" (England), showlng what tremendous strides the auonimbile Indne* try ham made in loees than fifteen years. It Is computed that up to the end of December last 'there were 425 838 motor vehioles in Great Britain; 1,43:,000) In the United States, and 366,011 in other countries, making a total of 2,28,tt49 motor vehlcles In the leading countrilo of the world, This Immenose total is the measure of lees than fifteen yeare' prolreoe in automobilliim-and here lies the marvel of the motor movement. Moreover, 90 per cent. of theose motor vehicles have been manufactured and used duoting the laot ten years, It is therefore hard to reallo what may be the number of motor vehicles in the world ten years henoe, what their consumption of liquid fool may he, what the cost of runniog thcnm to likely to amount to, and the number of pereonn who will be Interested I...
The Very Latest. Melbourne, Tuesday evening. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 28 January 1914
The Very Latest. Melbourno, Tuesday evening. Wheat,-Markob quiet ; nothing doing, January delivery, 3/61; Feb. rur?y, 3/6?. Flour, £8/10 Oate, 1/9k to 1/10. Obhall, £3/10, lay, 9£/10. Pota'ona, £3/10 to £4. Ooions, £6 to £6/10, Mr. Cook stabes the Federal OCbinet will mne.t on Thursday, after which ho will probably makn a statoment of the date when Parliament will meot, Vicboria and Now S iuth Wales, having agreed to the amended plan for Australian reproesntation at the Panama Exhibition, the San Iranoisoo and 0 immonwoalth Governmnto will now proced oven If the other States roenmn our. The Interstato Oommiealon took evidence from ropreosoentative of the leather industry, who asked for higher dutiun, In the Assembly, Mr. Maokinnon, in reply to Mr, I, malie, said it was proposed to inorease the pay of railway employee under 21 years of ago by 6 1 per day The Amalgamated Engineeoro' Society, the F.dorateod Boiler Makero' S oiety, the Shipwrights Union and the Iron. workers' Assooiatio...
GRE GRE VILLAGE. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 28 January 1914
GRE GRE VILLAGE. (From Unr U?n Correspondent.) larvesting oporations are just about completed in this locality arnd the re turno are very entisfactory, The average return of wheat orops is probably between seoven and eight bags to the acre, and is certainly the best for very many years, The oat crops were also more than ordinarily good, but the major portion hiu been out for hay, and tho many finro astack to be seen heroeabouts go to show that fir. mere do not expect that all soaoons will be ?u good as tho one just passeod, There is nothing in the way of publio matters or outdoor pastimeso to report becauoos here, as in all farming distriors, such nmatters are at a standstill during tbo summer monthse.
LOCAL AND GENERAL. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 28 January 1914
LOOAL, AND GENIERAL. ------4 --- Messre, Thomas Morrow and Co, hold a sale of stock at Logan on Tuesday next, Meeers, C, and S. Bray, drapers, advertise that their summer sale commenoes on Satur. day next and will continue for three weeks only, Meesrs, Alf, E. Wallis & Co, announce thl? they will hold a big store sheep sale at Wedderburn on Friday, 0th February, when 10,000 stores will be yarded, From an sore if late Valentia oranges, Mr. William Barrett, of Dooralong, N,S,W,, gathered 400 cases of clean, sound fruit, which gave a return of £100. A professor who ocoupios the position of astronomlial director at the Philadelphia Unoiveresity, declares that life on the earth will terminate in five million years, owing to the cooling ( if of the sun, The fruit orop at Amphitheatre is said to he turning out well. Apples especially are giving splendid returns, The orchardiste have had to prop many of the trees, owing to the weight of the fruit. The fair average quality standard f...
OBITUARY. MR. FREDERICK A. REED. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 28 January 1914
OBITUARY. MR. FREDERICK A. REED. &nbsp; The earlier residents of St. Arnaud will regret to hear of the demise at Ballarat of Mr. Frederick A. Reed, who was in business at St. Arnaud for some time as a draper and subsequently con- ducted the Coffee Palace. He was also a member of the Borough Council, The "Courier" says :--Astonishment and deep regret were expressed in Ballarat on Friday when it was learned that Mr, Frederick A. Reed, tobac- conist, had died suddenly at his resi- dense, Webster street, early in the morning, The deceased gentleman was in his usual health on Thursday night. He awoke up about 5 30 a m. on Friday and complained of a pain in his chest. Mrs, Reed induced him to take a little spirits, but he stated that the pain was extending to his abdo- men. Hot fomentations were then applied, and these brought almost im- mediate relief. Mr. Reed then fell asleep, but an hour later his wife was awakened by the restlessness of her husband, and she then observed that...
BOROUGH COUNCIL. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 31 January 1914
.BOROUGH.U OOUNOIL. The ordinary meeting of the St' Arnaud Borough Council was hold in tho Counoll Chambers, Town Hall, 'o Tuesday. evening, there being proot :- Or., Rowe (Mayor), Manallaok, Sloane }rigg, Oorbeot, M'Glashan, M'Kechnlt and Roed. ORRE00 PONDENOCt, From J. W. Pennington, M,L.A., olknowledging reaeipt of counoll's letter of 13th lost., together with stlniate of works required, Borough of St. Arnaud; The matt er would receive his prompt attention. -Reooeived. From B. Kavanagh, ex.Sorgeant of polloo, reolsning hiii position ase inspector of nulnancos for the borough, and thank' Ing council for their kindness to him at all timoe. He added that le would like Sorgeant O'Brien appointed In his place. --Resignatirn accepted. From J. WV Ryan, lion, sec,, reqnuest Ing that steps be taken to have a public holiday proolimned in the borough for St Patrick's Day.--Granted, on the motion of Or. Sloan', a!eonded by Or. Manallack. From Harriet Harman, applying for registration of prem...
FIRE. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 31 January 1914
FIRE, A fire oooured on Tuesday nighb at about II o'oloek at the establishment of Mr. W, Be es, baker, Naploer street south. Th, bakehouse was the seat of the trouble, but how the outbreak orilinated Is a mystery, It adjoins the rear portion of Mr, Bales' shop and premises, and at 10 30 p.m, there was nothing to Indioate that anything was smouldering in the bakehouse. However, shortly after 11 o'olook the household was aroused by the noise of fire, and it w4s soon ascertained that the bhkehouse was In fltnees Fortunately the walls were of briok, and the timely arrival of tire fir brigade pro. vented the fire from spreading to other portions of the establishment. The bake. house was ompletely gutted, the whole of the seook being destrdyed, together with Swr batches of broad. The damaan to the building and loss in stook is estimated at £120, The Iirlding, Inoludleg shop, bake. honen and residence Is Insured for £4510 in the Norwtoh Co , but there was no policy on the stook, the value ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 31 January 1914
(G1U3P1 IN O1R88S. ", some time ago our horse was down with a bad atteok ot Gripes," says Miss E. J. Coles, Maj r's Ureek, N.S.W. "I tried several remedies but they had no e1fcoob; as a last resourae I gave the horse thre to spooneful of Chamberlaln's Collo - and Diarrhoea Remedy and notioed an improve. met immediately. He was soon able to Iband and now is as well as ever." Sold by all- storekeepear. Of all solence haa done in the march of potrese during the puit century, perhaps nothing le more ma?rked than that in the farming community, The old Hayeead, so he we? term d 50 years ago, with his single furrow plough, seoattering the need with hie hands, reaping the harveet with hli scythe and going to town on market day in his dray, isa differont man to the farmer of to.day with his nix or eight turrow plough, his need drill, hie harvester, and his nial engine, going to town on market day in Iha motor car, And hitR ldelo of living is diffeent, Fromn the old slh.b hub he has gob to th...
ST. ARNAUD TURF CLUB. SUMMER MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 31 January 1914
ST. ARNAUD TURF OLUB. SUMMER MEETING. O?IPoERS-Proealdnt--Mr. E. H Onldan, Vioo.prosidente - M?oare. O Baldwin and H. J. Rowo. Trraauror-Mr. G. M'Kechnio. Judge - Mr, H. W, Dunkley. Aasletant Judge--Dr. Chas. Fleming. Starter- Mr. R. Onopor,. Clerk of Ooureo-- Mr. J. R. Smith. Cl0erk of Soales-Mr. F. Manefild. Asaeletant Oltk of Soaleea- Mr. W. Bales. Hlndioappor--Mr. F. Dower, Timekeeper--Mr. 0 Lorlmer. Hon. Surgoons--Dra. H. H. FIominv, 0. H. Fleming, and J, H. Bennett. Hon, Votorinary Surgeone - Meeere, T. A. Burrage and S. Fletoher. Stowards Meeare. 0. M'Koohnie, H, Murrello, L. M'Keohu?e, A. J. Burge, G. W Punehon, J. A. T. Moran, and J, B ,urko. UommltteU---Mowere. W. J. Rowe, W. Steward, V. Taynton, L, 0 M'Keohnle, G. Johnson, R. Futlkner, and Dr. Ohae. Flemlng. Seorotary Mr. T. Bilton. NotwIthstandlng onomewhat unfavorable weather, due to high winds which scattered the dust, the eunnuar meeting of the St. Arnaud Turf Olub on Wednesday last was largely attended, and everybody...
BLACK PRINCE AS MINER SON OF LOBENGULA. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 31 January 1914
BLACK PRINCE AS MINER O8N OF LORENOGULA. Lobon Lobengula, son of the Mata bolo., warrior-klng, died on Monday in his humble dwelling at Pondleton, near Manchester, in circumstances of dire poverty (says "Lloyd's Weekly" of No vember 30). When a. report appeared some weeoks ago that "Prince Loben Lobongula" a\;s lying ill and destitute in lodgings at Salford, the British South Africa Company published a statement that they had no evidence to corroborate the man's story that he was the late Mata bole chieftain's son, and that inquiries as to his antecedents were being made in lRhodesia. It is, however, asserted by the RIev, W, 1). Rlees, 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 he fought under his father against the Bri tish troops in Matabeleland, and that he refused to accept the terms of peace ...
SYMPATHY AND THE SERVANT PROBLEM. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 31 January 1914
SYMPATHY AND THE SERVANT PROBLEM, Sympathy has been tried in the over difficult servant problem, and in many households it has solved the burning question, Women ought to look at life and Its duties from the servant's point of view. The result is often that sympathy and kindness are oen gendered in this way by stopping to ask, "Should I like it?" "Is it just?" "Can it he reasonably expected?' And, if the mental reply as to whether sympathy will beo appreciatoed, l n the aflirmative, it will gain its re ward in the good.will of those to whom It is shown, "Waal, some ways I'd like to an' some ways I guess I wouldn't," 0?ai1 honest Farmer ilentover, when the suave (dispenser of encyclopaedlas had paused in his siren song, "Ye eeo, it I was to sign for that 'ore eyclopedee in forty-seven i)arts, includin' the in. dex an' appendicitis, min sorter afraid I'd hey to work so hard to pay for it tht I'd be too tired to enjoy rea(ld in' it; while if I read it at my leiotre, as I'd ort to, in o...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 31 January 1914
Soaltl Mvorttsemoet . . .a Best 4s the Cheapest The BEST Engine or Machine may COST a little :E at the outset, but long before it is done with it ,,i nave proved itself MUCH THE CHEAPER. One of the most Familiar illustrations of this Truth is Hornsby Manufactures which are of the Highest Grade, especially Renowned for Lasting Qualities and Absolutely Economical. Oil Engines, Stationary and Portable Petrol Engines, Stationary and Portable It is easy to forget what you paid for a Good Engine but the Cost of an Inferior Engine is ever on your memory. Hornsby's Gas Engines and Suction Gas Plants Highest Quality. Greatest Efficiency, The Standard of the World, On Top for all Power Purposes. R. HORNSBY & SONS LTD. Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane BARGAINS ! BARGAINS ! N. J. A. REI Has just opened several JOB LOTS of SEASONABLE DRAPEIRY which he secured at recent Warehouse Sales These are now being offered at BARGAIN PRICES. A job purchase of Cotton Materials, usually is 3d to is Iid...