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The Donald Market. SOME COMING SALES. [Newspaper Article] — Donald Times — 18 January 1916
The Donald Market. SOME COMING SALKS. . Mr W. A. Morgan, auctioneer, will hold a special cattle sale at the Donald yards o.i Friday, February -I til, when it is expected that some hundred fat and store cattle will be yarded. Mr Morgan's cattle, sales have been a great "success in the past, and there is no /doubt that this i firm is endeavoring to establish a good, sound local market for. stock, of all descriptions. Buyers from all parts of Victoria have announced their intention of attending these sales. The same firm will hold a special horse sale at Donald on Wednesday, February 2nd, and a .;sheep Sile on Saturday, February 5, when over a thousand sheep will be yarded.
The Call To The Colors. CAMP AT DONALD. [Newspaper Article] — Donald Times — 18 January 1916
The Call To The Colors. CAMP AT DONALD. The State Commandant has in augurated a special feature in con-, nectiou with the recruiting cam paign, which opens in earnest this week. In common with many other towns, Birchip, Donald, and Si AVnaud have been selected as training areas for local recruits. It is proposed that the lads who enlist from Watchem, Massey, I^itchfield, Lien, Donald, Coraek, and Mount JelTcott shall be trained at D nia'd, instead of being immediately drafted to other camps. It is confilently anticipated that the innovation will arouse considerable interest, and thereby lead to increased enlist ments. A uniform system of train ing has beeu drawn up for these centres, and three officers are to be appointed to see that the work is carried out satisfactorily. Four or six weeks' training will be indul ged in, but if sufficient men do not enlist, the centre will be closed. The meu that do come forward, however, will be drafted into the central camp. At the conclusion of ...
A SERIOUS CASE [Newspaper Article] — Donald Times — 18 January 1916
A SERIOUS CASE At the Woomelang Court Ilome ou Tuesday, the adjourned inquest was held on the body of an illegiti mate child of "Alice Judkius, domes tic servant", employed on a farm near Woomelang. Police Sergeant Cartel Mildura, conducted the inquest and there were several witnesses. Dr Greer, of Sea-Jvake, gave evidence in which be stated that the child died of drowning. The coroner, Mr F. A. Ussiug, committed the mother'for trial at the Ballarat Su preuie Court on February 1.™
Methodist Anniversary. AT DONALD ON SUNDAY. [Newspaper Article] — Donald Times — 18 January 1916
Methodist Anniversary. AT DONALD ON SUNDAY. The anniversary of the opening of the new Methodist church is be ing held a little early this year, oo account of the presence in Donald I next Sunday of the Rev. R. Ditte rich, the organising secretary of the Methodist Centenary Thanksgiving Fund. Mr Dittericli, who will occu py the pulpit at both services, is one of the most eloquent of present-day Methodist preachers, and is one of the most prominent men in the an nual conferences. In addition to his duties as secre tary of the above fund, ha is also the editor of the contiexioual paper, I he Spectator. Under his editor ship, that paper has gained greatly in literary value and in popularity. On the following Monday eveuing Mr Dittericli will give his interest ing and popular-lantern lecturi ou "World-wide Methodism." This lecture should bs of interest to very many outside of the Methodist de nomination. The lecture is free, but a collection will be taken for the thanksgiving fuud.
LATE NEWS AND NOTES [Newspaper Article] — Donald Times — 18 January 1916
LATE NEWS AND NOTES Mr W. M. Cheilew, ot Avoca, is now.on a visit to Donald. . Mr Wil sotf, of Cheilew & Wilson, is-holi daying .in Tasmania. St Amaud farmers are delighted at the high prices being obtaine:! by the Government for the wheat of Australia. _ - Wheat is arriving at Warrackua beai and district railway stations in Urge quantities. During the past weeks as many as.four special trains daily have been despatched from Wycheproof. ' Mr A. J. Mott, one of the pioueers of the Murrayville district, died on Monday, after two weeks' illness. Deceased,..who was 68 yeirs of age, was formerly engaged in farming pursuits in Watchupga. Very rough weather was the or der on Tuesday afternoon. Squalli and severe dust clouds made th; afteruaou most uupleasant. In view, of the fact that January ilst, the closing, day of 'I12 applica tions for the Commonwealth loan of j£l 0,000,000, is a public, holiday, it has been decided tu extend the time to Tuesday, Febiuary 1st, and to make the ...
THE GROWTH OF DONALD. [Newspaper Article] — Donald Times — 18 January 1916
THK GROW.TH OF DON ALD. Sir,-—Intlie series of articles, uu der the above heading, the writer, Darby Clouard, made no reference to the Buruaby Masonic Lodge, that is one of our oldest institutions. The lolge" was constituted by. Mr W. Mills on behalf of Sir William Clarke at the Masonic Hall, Donald, on December 11th, 1885—over 30 years ago" The W.M. then was the late Councillor William J. Waddell, J.P. one of the best" townsmen Donald ever.:.had. The secretary was Mr Edward William Cartmau Towers, and the tyler was. Mr. Archibald Kay: The other officers were:— S.W., Mr Peter Dial; T.W., Mr William Tonkin; Treasurer, Mr Robert Govrie ; S.D., Mr Gustave H. S. Z; Woinarski ; J.D.. Mr Wil liam S. Vernon ; I.G., Mr George F. Oaklev. . HoDiua1 vou will find spice for these fewrlines, -I atu, etc. v "OLD CHUM." Douild, Jau. 16.
VALUE OF ADVERTISING. [Newspaper Article] — Donald Times — 18 January 1916
VALUE OF ADVERTISING. From the Birchii? Advertiser : "It is strange bow few people ap pear to understand the value of ad vertising and. avail themselves of the opportunities that are often open to them for advertising.free, "gratis, and for nothing. For instance, we are always asking our readers to send along items of news concerning the district—very few, comparative ly speaking, do so. As a matter of fact many tradersTake so little inte rest in the welfare of the district or its mouthpiece—the local piper— that they will give the first city tra veller who calls ou theui their prin ting" orders ; "totally ignoring the fact that the proprietor of the local paper and the staff loyally support them." ■
A Fallen Soldier. TROOPER ALFRED BAILES. [Newspaper Article] — Donald Times — 18 January 1916
A Fallen Soldier. TROOPER ALFRED BAILES. Sergeant-Major James Hickey, of the 4th Horse, wrote as fol- lows from Gallipoli on November 8 to Mr W. R. Pope, of Donald :— I am writing to inform you that a cross was made and erected on the &nbsp; grave of the late Trooper Alfred &nbsp; Bailes, who was killed in action on the peninsula on August 8th last. The cross bears the inscription:— 'In memory of Trooper Alfred Bailes, 4th Light Horse regiment, killed in action, 8/8/15, aged 28 &nbsp; years.' Our late comrade was buried in what is known as the 'Beach Ce- metery,' and the burial service was conducted by Captain the Reverend Dexter." &nbsp; &nbsp;
Obituary. MRS CAROLINE BICKNELL. [Newspaper Article] — Donald Times — 18 January 1916
Obituary. MRS CAROLINE BICKNELL We regret to have to chronicle the death of Mrs Caroline Bicknell, of Emu, who passed away on Wed- nesday morning last at the advanced age of 86 years. The deceased was born in Sussex, England, and came to Australia in 1856, residing in various places till 1871, when she came to Emu with her late husband (who predeceased her by 15 years), where Mr Bicknell took up land and up to the time of his death was engaged in farming pursuits. The late Mr and Mrs Bicknell had a family of 9 children, five sons and four daughters, and three sons and two daughters now survive. Messrs George aud Edward Bicknell are well-known farmers of the Emu district, and Mr William Bicknell, another son, is in the Railway De- partment, Melbourne. The daughters are Mrs Boom, of Bealiba, and Mrs Tyson, of Swanwater West. Though the death of Mrs Bicknell was not unexpected it has occasioned much natural sorrow to her descendants, for whom deep sympathy is felt. The respect in which...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Donald Times — 21 January 1916
Official Game Laws. LIST OF GAME AND NATIVE GAME PROTECTED IN VICTORIA UNDER THE SECOND AND TIII K D SCHEDULES TO THE GAME AC1 1890. The Whole ^ ear. \11 Australian Fauna (with the excep tio'n of snakes} ill the National Parks and Public Gardens. Black Cockatoos, Blac-f SwfttiP* Wluto Swans, Black-tailed or Rock-Pebbler Parrot', Pronze-winged mid other Wild Pigeons Bustard or W ild Turkey, Californiau Quail, Cranes, (all birds known as Crpn&lt;»3, such as Herons, l>rete, &c , except the Native Companion or*Australian Crane), guckuos, Curlews, Wild Doves, Wild Duck and Teal, E«in3t Fan-tails, Ibia, Java Turtle Dov«s>, Black faced or Mallee Kangaroos, Large Urey Kangaroos. Large lied Kangaroos, ^in£" fishcs (all kinds), Larks, Laughing Jack ass, Mallee Hens, Martins, Mopokee, Opossums, Owls, Swamp or Ground Para keets, Pheasants, Southern btoue Plover, Kobiue, Spoonbills, Wrcna. Since Uie above was sazo'.ted we liavo received a counuuuication from the Malice Reli...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Donald Times — 21 January 1916
W II E A T Dal^ety ^5 Co. Ltd GKULOXG DKSIRH to notify that tbey have been appointed Government agents for the handling of wheat, and tbey are now prepared to re ceive consignments at Nth Geelong. S. J. WORTLEY — I, OCA J, AGENT will receive consignments on our account; and give a receipt. • Public JSTotiee. ' 1-i desire to notify advertisers . . that we cannot uudertake to make alterations (except in special instances)to standing advertise ments on publication days. Copy of alterations should be handed in a day at least previous to the imme diate issue. Will advertisers make a note of this ? This does not: ap ply to casual or auction advts. Methodist Church Sunday next, January 23rd. DONALD, ll, r, anniversary, Rev. li. Ditterich ; Avon Mains, 3, Mr Ditterich ; Monday, Donald, S p.m., lantern lecture, ''World-wide Methodism," and at Swamvater West, Tuesday, N p.m. All welcome. Collection, WANTED QUCRKTARY for Donald ceme-1 tery. All applications to be lodged on or before Monday, 24...
Rainfall at Carron. THE ANNUAL RECORD. [Newspaper Article] — Donald Times — 21 January 1916
Rainfall at Carron. THE ANNUAL RECORD. The following is the rainfall re cord for the past year at Carron, as registered by Mr- A. 1£. Ander son's gauge :— ■January ... ... 55 February ... ... 18 March .... ... — April... .., ... (i-.i May v-... ... 78 June... ... .. 245 July... ... ... 107 August ... ... 159 September ... ... 410 October ... ... II" November ... ... 2n December ... ... 24 Total poiuts 1301 | For some time Footscray stood ..; pre-emineut in the matter of smells, [ but Cr C. R. Basset has found a lo cal nuisance, which 'puts Footscray in the shade." He voiced the opin ion on Wednesday at the Doual! Shire Council that something should he done to quell the odour arising from the stagoaut water near tbe Donald weir. "Some endeavor should be made; to minimise tbe nuisance," said Cr Basset, "for there's no place between here and Footscray to match it.'-' - Tbe Shire Secretary was instructed to have the matter attended to at once Tbe writer, who resides near this fowl spot,...
Musical Notes. [Newspaper Article] — Donald Times — 21 January 1916
Musical Notes. In response to numerous requests, the University Conservatorium has decided to. make arrangements to provide special instruction during the vacations, for teachers living in the country, and" unable to take ad vantage of the Conservatorium teaching during the year. For this purpose the Couservato Hum will be open during the last week of this mouth when instruc tion will be given in pianoforte, or gan, violin, and singing, which will be specially adapted to the needs of teachers. Teachers entering for this special instruction will be free to map out their own course duriug the week, as will be best suited to their individual needs. The tuition will be individual and private, and will extend over six daily lessons of one hour each, commencing 011 Jau uary 24th. Messrs Coutts and Goll (pianoforte), Mr Nickson (organ), Miss Delprat and Messrs North and Zelmaii (violin), and Madame Jan son, Madame Wiedemann, Mrs. Patten, and Mr. Sobell (singing) will be available for the p...
Corporal Alex, Gillies, VISITS DONALD FRIENDS. [Newspaper Article] — Donald Times — 21 January 1916
Corporal Alex, Qlilies I - ft* VISITS DONALD FRIENDS. I Cn Thursday uioraiug we had the l| honor of meeting Corporal Alexan- 1 der Gillies, who has recently returned I from the Dardanelles. Despite the 1 severity of his experiences at Gallic 8 poli, Corporal .Gillies is in the best S of health, and, both constitutionally 1 and physically, he7is lookirg most * remarkably well- Corporal Gillies; I who, prior to enlisting, was amount- I ed constable, enlisted at Donald on I August 19th, 1914, and was attached | to A Company', 5th Battalion. The | meiuorable April 25th will ever be | to him a fatetul day, for after a few 6 hours ou Gallipoli he bad the nvs- | fortuue to lose his left hand by the I j explosion ot a shell. He was also | wounded in the second bayonet § charge. Corporal Gillies hoi Is a I high opinion of the Turk as a fighter, ■= "The Tiirk is. very fair," he said, | ' 'every, bit as brave as our boys, but f were afraid.of the bayonet." j! He spent, two-months in Egypt | af...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Donald Times — 21 January 1916
CAN 1JH CONTROLLED During Summer mouths -children ai-&lt;j subject to disorder of (he bowels ;nid should receive most careful n-tteutiou. It' looseness ol tho bowels is noticed Ohum barlaaiii's Colic and Diarrhoea Romudy should be ijivcn. Children teething have more or less diarrhoea which can bu con trolled bv giving Chamberlain's Colic and Diarrhona Remedy at. once. Sold by Hannah Bros. Have you anything worth sell ing ? .Anything you wish to put to the farmers ? Any goods, machin ery, ttc., to place at the doors of the townspeople, farmers, and others ? If so, advertise it at ouce in the ; Donald Tunis, which is rapidly in- : \ creasiug in circulaUtm. 1 i
The Donald Times. With which is incorporated the DONALD EXPRESS and LANDSBOROUGH TIMES. FRIDAY, JANUARY 21, 1916. THE DOVE OF PEACE [Newspaper Article] — Donald Times — 21 January 1916
The Donald Time?. With 'which is incorporated the Donald Express aud Lands borough Timss. liditor, Harold A. 1'rider. Friday, January 21, 1916. THE DOVE OF PEA E At the December meeting of the Donald Shire Council a motion was moved that the leaders of the Wat chein Red Cross societies drop all personal differences and become am algamated for the common good of the cause. Though the resolution was passed during the festive seasou —when peace on earth and goodwill ainoiig men is supposed to prevail— the suggestion has evidently met with disapproval among a: least one section of the community at Wat cbem, for the dove of peace, which couveyed the olive branch, has re turned, much the same as Ford, with his wings clipped. At the council meeting on Weluesday the following letter was read from Mrs K. McErvale, secretary of the Wat chem Red Cross Society :—"I am instructed by my committee to ack nowledge receipt of your letter of the 18th"ultimo, containing a reso lution passed at the las...
What's in a Name? ANZAC MEANS VERY MUCH. [Newspaper Article] — Donald Times — 21 January 1916
What's in a Name ? A'NZAC MUA.NS VERY MUCH. During the last week correspon dents have suggested in the Timhs that the name of Donald Park should be changed to Anzac Park in honor of local soldiers who served at the Dardanelles. The suggestion was a very commendable one, aud at the meeting of the Donald Shire : Council last Wednesday, Cr S. J. Wortley made Reference to the mat ter. "It has ofteu baeu asked," said that'gentleman, "what's in a name ? In the name of Anzac there was a great deal, aud I would move that the necessary steps be taken to rename the park as sugges ted." There was a lapse of a few moments before a secouder could be found. Cr C. R. Basset came to the rescue. "Donald Park sounds very well, said Cr J. h. Pearse, who held the opinion that the change was unnecessary. Cr \V. Sproat thought it advisable not to move in the matter at present, as no doubt there would be a great number in the future who would wish they had never heard of Anzac. The matter was held over. [...
Local and General News. [Newspaper Article] — Donald Times — 21 January 1916
Local and General News. The annual meeting of the Don ald Mechanics' Institute will be held on Friday evening iiext. At the Ballarat market on Tues day Mr J. Barker, of Traynor's Lagoon, secured the top price of the market for 18 lambs, which sold to 31s 6d, and averaged 26s 4d. Compositors throughout Victoria, are shortly, it is expected, to have the wages increased from 48s to £■! per week. The rate obtaining at present is the lowest paid for any highly-skilled labor in Australia. Shareholders of the St Aruaud Farmers' Graiushed have agreed to a proposal from lucal representa tives of Government wheat agents to rent the graiu shed at the local railway station for the wheat season. The Lyric Pictures will feature "Ma's Girls," a Selig drama of the West, at St. George's Hall on Sat urday evening. This drama features the famous Tom Mix, the cowboy actor. Charlie Chaplin will be shown in "His New Profession." Some good average yields are be ing obtained throughout the Don ald district...
The Bush Fire Menace COUNCIL'S ACTION RIGHT. [Newspaper Article] — Donald Times — 21 January 1916
The Bush Fire Menace i'COUNCII/S ACTION . RIGHT. . Some weeks ago the Shire Secre tary (Mr C.~ McCracken), at tlie di; rection of the Donald Shire Council, communicated with owners of motor cars; aud asked that, in the event of an outbreak of fire, "their cars should be placed at the disposal of lighters willing to assist in subduing possible conflagrations. Not one single, reply antagonistic to the re quest was received by the Shire Secretary, and some 40 geutlemen have placed their cars at the dispos al of the council, who appreciated their ready response. A vote of thanks was accorded the owners on the mo'ioti of Crs J. I,. Pearse aud S; J. Wortley.