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ANATOLE FRANCE AN APPRECIATION [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 7 March 1914
r ANATOLE FRANCE AN APPRECIATION (By Professor M. A. Gerothwohl, in "The Daily News.") iVr. France has been hailed among us as a great novelist, moralist and critic. At which he inust hav$ smiled, as is his wont, with playful and unruffled bonhomie. For he is not, nor would he be. any- • thing- so solerrm, or so narrow, or so objective. He may, indeed, have writ ten essays in the guise of fiction, or fiction in the guise kof essays, but he has never wilfully indited ct work of fiction nor a moral treatise. Again, he may have written of hooks and authors, and about them, or around them: for he has spent a lifetime in their midst, and in their privacy. Out he never meant to write on books of authors, to turn literary critic or reviewer. He is guiltless of all pro fessional intentions, as of nil longing • to express or realise anyone or any- • thing in art—save in relation to him self, to his enjoyment of the curious and the beautiful. "LITERARY GLOHE-TROTTING In brief, M. France is a ...
COURSING. CAPE CLEAR CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 7 March 1914
COURSING. CAPE CLEAR CLUB. A good afternoon's sport was pro vided by the Cape Clear Coursing Club on Saturday. One greyhound and three fox terrier events were ran off, and every heat was well contested. Results:— Open Fox Terrier Stake. — C. Clifford's Billy, 1; Irish Lad, 2, Puppy Stakes, 1 year a.u.—W. Wright's Freckles, 1; Bruiser, 2. Greyhcund Stake.— B. Bier's Jack, 1; William, runner-up. Open Terrier Sweepstake.—Tom Brown's Bruiser, 1; IriBh Lad, 2. Mr J. Minehan judged all the eventa.
BALLARAT HORSE MARKET. Friday. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 7 March 1914
iiALLA-UAT HOUSE MARKKT. x rulay. Cogh Ian, Boa so and Co. report: —Wo offered at auction at our yards this •week—147 horses, 97 cattle, 331 pigs. Horses: Another good yarding in all clas ses of draught stock took place to day, and consisted principally of consignments* jf.om tho Wimmera. which rao largely supplemented by district: breeders anil local traders*. Light horses and ponies were poorly represented, and those for ward met with u ready sale at £ood prices. Tho draught stock forward for to-day's market comprised fully 60 head .of extra good quality heavy, medium, and light draughts. Extra" heavy young draughts were not plentiful; but those to hand sold from .£.'(2/10/ to .£.'13 per head. Tho light draughts were neglected, being on tho young side; whilst aged and infe rior draughts were difficult to dispose of. Tho attendance was large, buyers fairly represented; but considerable difficulty was experienced in trying to effect sales, and many consignments Here passed. We made ...
Sporting. RACES AT ROKEWOOD. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 7 March 1914
spoiling. RACES AT ROICEWOOD. Following are tho entries received for the Rokewood and Corindhap picnic races to bo held on St. Patrick's Day (Tuesduy, March 17th):— Handicap BruHh Steeple.—Gold Digger, Barry's Boy, Zaltop, Territier, Mack, Big Bill. Maiden Hack Raco.—Barry's Boy (lato Barrister), Harry Lauder, Akim Foo, Lady Mana, Zaltop, The Trawler, Mack. Flying Stakes.—-Gold Digger, Barry's Boy, Harry Laudor, Akim Foo, Lady Mana, Orphan Lady, Zaltop, Young Gor don, Miss Hupert, The Trawler. Tho nominations in the pony races and also the Hack raco will be post entry. Weights will appoar next iBsuo.
CHAPTER XI. A Link With the Past. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 7 March 1914
CHAPTER XI. A Link With the Past. Bracing herself with the reflection that she was acting tor justice, truth ami duty, Gwendolen recovered her equanimity as she strolled along a Bei ;jraviun street without meeting a po liceman or indeed anyone hut the post man and a couple of boys, too much interested in comparing notes as to ilie:r liltreatmenl by their respective masters to notice her. As she turned trie corner a poor-looking lour-wheeler, driven by a melancholy-looking old man came along. She hailed him, jnd,'saying a tew words (more lies; as 10 masquerading at a garden party, promised him a double fare if he would talce her to Waterloo Station In time lor a certain train she had looked out during that long, detestable night. | In the cab, she recovered her self possession to a certain extent, and when she saw a friendly-looking por ier and said to him, "1 am going to a. garden,party, rind me a compartment aiojie.- U' yot> can," her splendid tip secured her loneliness for her ...
The Great Montamor Case. CHAPTER X. A New Mission. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 7 March 1914
The Great Montamor Case. By ALICE M. DIEHL, •Authoress of "The Knave of Hearts," chapter' x. A New Mission. Ronald Ilalldare had seen Gwendo len strolling towards the river, across the illuminated lawns of Lady Emil ia's grounds, the man he believed to be Lord -Montamor, his supplanter. at her side. It was impossible, although he iionestly believed Charles Daur.ce to have been merely the Australian alias of his long-lost cousin Robert, not to he on tenterhooks as to Gwen dolen's opinion after she had hid g. private interview with the claimant. He hardly knew himself whether, un derlying his, as he considered it, un alterable opinion, that the bearded stranger was the real man and no other, there was not a lurking hope to be convinced of the contrary by a succession of undeniable facts, "such as Gwendolen's absolute repudiation j ,, _v._o.f■ the.sujvppsed .Robort.. .Sopyht nras he was hovering-aibout .tb?. tents', the pair must pass to return to the ehr I closed lawn where the' dance...
DEER FOREST PERIL TO COUNTRYSIDE [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 7 March 1914
- DEER FOREST PERIL TO COUNTRYSIDE One of the loveliest stretches of English scenery within range of Lon don is being robbed of both its beauty anil use with such speed and certainty that local feeling Is coming to a pitch of liigh irritation and private pro tests are being made (writes the spe cial correspondent of "The Daily Mail"). The question is much more than local. By the deliberate choice of a now landlord (1) Some land which produced food, both corn and milk, is put out of cul tivation, is.'from a national point of view made barren. (2) A famous beuuty spot is de prived of its native charm and with drawn from the use of the neighbors and a wider public who delighted to walk there. Something lias been already heard of the destruction of farms and farm buildings and of the making of a deer forest across the wild and rich stretch of country below Hindhead and be tween Hn.slemere and Witley, on the estate recently bought by Lord Plrrie, one of the first Peers created by the pre...
ANIMALS ON THE STAGE [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 7 March 1914
ANIMALS ON THE STAGE A lilLle group of a dozen professional animal trainers had a front seat at a public meeting last night at the Ken sington Town Hall (reports "The Daily News" of December 1G). The meeting was called to protest against cruelties to performing animals. The trainers' spokesmen wpre "Captain" Woodward, who trains dogs. Mr Cunninghame-Graham, who pre sided over the early part of the meet ing, declared that exhibitions of per forming animals were debasing alike for the trainer and for the public. There was nothing 'exhilarating or soul-raising in seeing an elephant standing on its head, or dogs and cats firing cannon. He urged people to attend such shows and hiss. Sometimes hissing was a sacred duty. Messages of sympathy were read from Miss Lind-af-Hngeby, Archdeacon Wiiberforce, Lord M'orley, Mr Percy lllingworth, M.P., and . Mr Bernard Shaw. Mr John Galsworthy said he had a: commcmsensc which told him that wild animals were happier in freedom than in captivity, and t...
REMARKABLE SCHOOL FARMER AT THE HEAD. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 7 March 1914
REMARKABLE SCHOOL FARMER AT THE HEAD. A Sunday school in which all tradi ions and old-time theories are upset aid swept away is a distinctive t'ea uro of Hutchinson, Kansas (says The Christian Science ^Monitor.'') >Vhcn the questions of public service, Lietterment and uplift are considered, ir when movements for the general jenefit of the city are proposed, the /irst Methodist Church Sunday School generally is the first organisation thought of to take hold and push. That is bdcause about all of the pro .ninent business and professional men if the city are members of this un usual as well as largest Sunday school .n Kansas. Sheridan Ploughe, the superinten dent of this Sunday school, with a membership of 1-100, is a farmer. He is a stout, jolly fellow, who says he wants to have all the fun there Is go ing, and to get all the good possible out. of living. Running this big Sun day school, with Us SO teachers and iianaging his fine fruit farm and gar den patch two miles away, he says...
It Is Said. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 7 March 1914
It Is Said. That some well-known knights of tlie trigger in these parta have grass ed several braee of quail since the opening season. That some of tbe cnte Scarsdale Newtown boys were paddling in the Golden Stream and aecnred some fine birds without firings ahot. That Fred Ratcliffe, of the Vic toria, Ballarat, is a thorough be liever in " that to laugh ia to grow fat," Hia Commercial experience at Rokewood hss served him in good stead. That some grass fireB at Scarsdale have been causing some excitement. Sparka from railway engines sup posed to be the cause. That over 1200 have been booked for the schools' excursion to Gee long. That the Dereel cricketers are going to dance around the Roke wood Junctionites to-day. That great things are expected at the Berringa P.S.A. to-morrow week. That a meeting of parents of the children attending the Berringa State school is convened for Tues day evening next to elect a new committee. A goad attendance is deBired. Ttat the Anglicans are holdi...
COMBINED UNIONS SCHEME FOR JOINING FORCES [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 7 March 1914
COMBINED UNIONS SCHK.M!': FOR JOINING FORCTC3 Plans for amalgamating the existing English and Scottish postal unions were discussed at a conference at Cax ton Hill yesterday, Mr C. G. Ammon presiding (reports "The Daily News." December 1G). The scheme put forward by the com mittee for submission to the branches was adopted with live dissentients. The name accepted for tnc amalgama tion was "The Postal Workers' Asso ciation": no persons under the ace of PI. except those already in the unions, ■ire lo lie eligible: and the contribution •o.headquarters is to be l'.^d per mem' ber per week. On a bas's of.70.000 members (though at least 100,000 are expected) this is estimated tb Rive a yearly revenue of C22,7f>0, from which it is calculated that a weekly journal can he issued and an organisation ensured aK y0j_ lows:— General secretary £400 Editor C375 Organising secretary C"0:> Treasurer ,C-"0 Two assistant secretaries. tMOO • There would lie in addition ten , clerks, and the esti...
STAFFORDSHIRE REEF SNAKES NUMEROUS. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 7 March 1914
STAFFORDSHIRE REEF SNAKES NUirETiOtTS. The recent warm spoil him had the of feot of Lrin^ins miakea from thoir umial haunt**, and wentl y several of the black and hrwn species havft been (wxvn on tlio main ro.uln between Berriiiffa and Now town. On Tuesday morning Mr Dewey despatched a reptilo fully 6 feet in length 011 the main road in the bownnliip. Just before Mr Devvoy fame upon the poena (lie reptile sprang at and narrowly TniHa f-l a lioree driven by a Ballarat business traveller.
KISSES FOR CARPENTIER [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 7 March 1914
KISSES FOR CARPENTIER The younger generation of France, the new nice which is turning France into one of the keenest sporting coun tries in the world (says the Paris cor respondent of "The Daily Mall," De cember 12), thronged the Gare du Nord to the number of many thou sands to-night to welcome home young Carpentier from his great triumph in London. Hundreds of nien had tears of emo tion running down their faces, and when at last they got to their hero everyone who could kissed his cheek or hand. He was often lost to sight for long seconds under this human (lood of friends and admirers, while those who could not reach him shrieked "Vive Carpentier!" until their voices failed. The police were rushed and Hung aside, and Carpentier, smiling, but pale with emotion, was carried shoul der high. Eventually the crowd thinned out and Carpentier was able to drive away. The train in which Carpentier trav elled was half an hour late, having been delayed by the demonstrations of welcome to him a...
STUDENTS ON STRIKE SUFFERERS UNABLE TO GET RELIEF [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 7 March 1914
STUDENTS ON STRIKE SUFFERERS UNABLE TO GET RELIEF Some thousands of patients with toothache,.who as usual went for re lief to tho dental hospitals attached to the greater German universities this morning (stated the Berlin corres pondent of "The Daily News" Decem ber 13) had to be turned away, for tho dental students throughout Ger many went on. strike, and tho only people left in attendance were the lecturers and their chief assistants, who were quite unable to handle the large number of patients. "»!ie students' strike has been caused by the refusal of the university author ities to grant the title of doctor of dentistry. The only way a student at tho Dental High School can obtain a degree is by subsequently taking a I philosophy course, which means an extra two years after he has passed the State examination in dentistry. This examination, which does not confer tho degree itself, involves ten terms | of study, as against the six which suf fice to give a degree in other subjects. ...
District News. SCARSDALE. WILD FLOWERS AND FERNS. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 7 March 1914
Dlsirici News. sciniuu. WILD FLOWERS AND FERNS. A prize of 10a 6il is being offered for competition among scholars of the local State school by the local committee of the Old Boys for the best collection of wild llowarB and ferns of the district. The plants are to be carefully preused aad named with their common name, and will become the property of the committee. This should evoke keen competition among the schol ars, as the district is rich in plant life, and they have the whole of the year to complete their task. HARVEST FESTIVAL. The annual harvest thanksgiving service was held at the Presbyterian Church on Sunday evening last. There was a splendid display of fruit and vegetables tastefully ar ranged in front of the pulpit. The church was nicely decorated by the ladies of the congregation. The Rev. 6. Leo preached a sermon ap propriate to the occasion, special anthems being sang by the choir. The collection is to be forwarded to one of the Presbyterian Homes for Neglected Childr...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 7 March 1914
NERVOUS BREAKDOWN A REMARKABLE CURE What Clements Tonic can do in restoring the nerres to healthy power and making the weakened system strong. A letter ta point which is worth reading. No. 6 Post Office Place, South Melb., 2/7/11. CLEMENTS TONIC LTD.. T " Your tonic u one of the quickest nerve and brain cures knswn. I tried all kinds of doctors' medicines, and got no relief as I hare from your tonic. I could not stand anyone talking to me, or the noise of the town traffic. I lost appetite and weight. I was that weak at times a child could push me over. I had to give up work. I lay hour after hour awake, now I can go to bed and almost sleep at once. My case was one of the worst I erer _ heard of. I thought I would never 8 get well. I ca» hardly believe the relief I have got from Clements Tonic. Nearly all those symptoms I told you of have left me, and two or three more bottles will make me strong. Before this I was going twice a week to the Melbourne Hospital, and many people were th...
CORINDHAP. PUBLIC LIBRARY. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 7 March 1914
COItllYDlIAl'. PUBLIC LIBRARY. Elsewhere appears the balance sheet of the CorinUhap Public Library, and which, taking the state ment from every point of view, is highly satisfactory. It is gratifying to note that a small credit balance remains to start the incoming year with, and the committee are to be congratulated thereon, more es pecially in view of the special ex penditure involved in making the building attractive by renovating and paintiDg it at a coBt of over £25. The secretary and treasurer, as well as the committee, had carried out their duties gratuitously in order to make every penny received go as far as poBBible towards the improve ment of a now more popular than ever public library.
THE "Berringa Herald" PUBLISHED EVERY SATURDAY MORNING [Registered at the General Post Office Melbourne, for transmission by post a[?] a Newspaper.] SATURDAY, MARCH 7, 1914. COUNCIL WORKS. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 7 March 1914
THE "Berringa Herald" t>JI!l,ISUEI) EVEKY SATURDAY MOKNINS [Registered at tho General Post Offic« Melbourne, for transmission by post aor a Newspaper.] Saturday, March 7, 1914. COUNCIL works. wIdLdalgn,S.hire ?°"nCiI~moet* Z u .i y- ne>:t' :in() tenders will b» dealt with ror works in various parts of tho shire as notified elsewhere HARVEST FESTIVAL si a"".™' dames Hatfield, Minhenitt, LangSf™T Burrldge?Sen' and »"«» Sneddo^i To-morrow Harvest Festival service, will be conducted in tho Berringa Presto! torian Church, andta coffee supper witt he held on Monday evening , . f.m.b.a. tho t? *irtn,g!l.tIy comm'tteo mectine of the Rokewood, Pitrteld, and Berrinvl son, T. Gallavan, A. Shaw, G. Freerom dont°^Hct;on with.ihe e!ection orS: dent and vice president of the Miruna' Federation tho president of the bran&lt;-E* r.-/??m.t0,d retur»»'S officer. It ^ decided to take up subscriptions with a. view to enabling Mr W. Rowe t, who* Hhort time ago had his foot amnutatrf owing to...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 7 March 1914
Business Aotices. 213 =213 BE SURE of the NUMBER. 313 It PAYS to be sure of a number—it avoids annoy ance, chance of disappointment, and ASSURES SATISFACTION. . It will certainly pay yon to carefully note that Number 213 Sturt Street Is the JEW ADDRESS of W. E. Thomas' New Dental Parlors. Now MIKE NO MISTAKE when you set out on your visit. YOU can't afford to make mistakes when your teeth are at Btake—no one can 1 — v You'll find there is only onpNMB -5R 213 'a 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 the highest order procurable in any part of the world for the small amount of £3s 3b. Call to-day. REMEMBER THE NUMBER—213. Open Fridays till 9 p.m. Saturdays till 1 p.m. 'Phone 499. J. L. RIDINGS, Representative. 213 213 A Word to Farmers. If you have'nt been getting satisfaction from your seeds—if they have'nt been as fresh and as clean as they sh...