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MALLEE SETTLEMENT THE WATER SUPPLY PROBLEM. [Newspaper Article] — Ultima and Chillingollah Star — 9 January 1914
A1ALLEE SETTLEMENT THE WATER SUPPLY PROHLU1I. The settlemcat of over one million acres of the Malice country of Victoria has been brought about within a few years. Uefore settlers could be placed upon the land many difficulties in regard to the supplj of water had to be overcome. They were problems which the Water Supply depart ment had to solve. Although the whole of our Mallee country is within the Murray River artesian basin, fresh water is ob tainable in a limited portion only, which may be roughly described as west of the 142nd meridian and south of the 35th parallel. In the useful water bearing area no fewer than 69 bores have been successfully put down and equipped with windmills, tauUs, and troughs. Ten water bores, three' of which are at railway stations, IJoinka, Kowangie, and Tutve, will complete the service of the .joo.ooo acres benefiting. Contacts for these have been let. Boring machines are still engaged defining the exact boundary between the salt and fresh water, so...
A DREAM. [Newspaper Article] — Ultima and Chillingollah Star — 9 January 1914
A DREAM. An Irish peasant dreamt ho was vis iting tho lato Queen Viotoria, and was asked bv the Queen what he would like to drink. "When he expressed tlie liumblo wish for a glass of tho liquor associated with tho name of Jameson, and, when tho Queen, still full of hos pitality, wanted to know whether he j would tako it hot or cold, ho was i foolish enough to prefer it hot. As . tho kettlo was not boiling, her Ma jesty in tho dream hastened to mako up tho firo with her own hands, whilst her thirsty and loyal Irish subject waited anxiously. Alas, when the water camo to tho boil tho noiso of the steam awoke him'I "I'll tako it cold next timer* he said, with infinito regret.
Sporting Notes. TENNIS. [Newspaper Article] — Ultima and Chillingollah Star — 9 January 1914
. Sporting Notes. , TENNIS Real flummcr wealher prevailed on New Year's Day. ulica- Icmuuh . (iliiwrn from Ultimiatid tbi? MJiroim'Ung «ji-ttri»:i contested u number of oil tho Ultima cotirtR. Af(i»rnt&lt;ou ' tea ' was provided by the Indies. TI;cro "was it ifirr»o uttondanco of Npeciutors j-iL'sent. Results:— GKKi'\s Sixc.LKB C'HAMrroN.-iiirr. Dr. Itowrvn beat Nf. lJsvv, 0—I, 0—J?. J Jr. Giblon bsat H. CiKtlf. I»—110-4. Dr. Koivnu taat Dr. Giblmr, 4- 0, 0 - 4. G-JJ. L.XDTKH* DOUBT.)*.*. 1*3 Nalder and Miss M. GI.jv«n\ O'ee. HO), beat Mi'K Walt an I Mm Thomas (otro 15 ,0-51. Misses Ivy Itogbcn and N. Glover (scr.), beat M is Leach and Misa D. Brown (.Mie J 5), o y. Misses Jvy Hoghan hiiiI . N., Mover | bent Mrs Nuldcr and Miss M. I\lover, j 6—1. j (JKNTS' i>ounu:s. Br. Gillian awl li. Hogbeii (o.vc i">), beat b\ Rollings and E, T. Coivper (scr.), 6—4.. A. Leacb and J. llogbou (rue 1"»), beat J. Guy and \V. ISalder(«cr.), t(—5. M Dyer and II. Cuttle (owo 30), boat Df. ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Ultima and Chillingollah Star — 9 January 1914
Ijitima Stock Sale NEXT SALE Tuesday, Jan, 13 . - Thop, loirow and Co. HAVE much pleasure in* announcing to tbe public that they liavy r.ow lechled to ho'.d Fortnightly Sales, am! ImbMr B. 1'. I'urcell, Auctioneer. v.iU 3o stationed ot Ultima, and wit IconJues ales throughout the district. The finu topes by striet attention to b'.ssnu^>, to nerit tha patronage of tho public tally. OFFICE—BROOKS* HOTEL. Ultima Stock Sale. q-BOM AS MORROW m.'l CO. v! -offer'at their Yards— TUESDAY; JAN. 1.3 £00 crossbred women?, well gv«•v/ti, &ood rcnlition. Also usual linen Furl her entries invited. T0OS. MOimOW & CO., Auctioneer*. Ultima. LALBERT Saturday, Dec. 13, '13 THOS. MORROW & CO to announce that at the ri>- j ,jlJ quest of'nuraerous clici-Mn.I v-j Hidcnts of tho district they 1m v .3.^mcu to bold - v ; REGULAR BALES OF ST'X &lt;a at Lalbert, the next of such sni' ;» i>e_ hold . on above dak. at llic hokl yurik", when they will oifer—• Sheep Cattle . ...
Waitchie Pic-nic Races. [Newspaper Article] — Ultima and Chillingollah Star — 9 January 1914
Waitchie Pic-nic Race". Under the auspices of the "Waitcliie Thistle Ciub, ft pic-nic race meet ing wftfcJrtrhl on* Now Ycard day. The financial result of the mooting was encouraging enough to th« promoters, who had arranged to donato part of tho takings to the Waitcliie hail fund. A good deal of consternatiou wag r.rouscd among tho spectators during tho running of the Ladles' Braclet through Eu lalia leaving tbo courso with its rider, who appeared to have lost coiitrol of his mount turning into tbe straight, with the rasult that Miss Florrio Benson was knocked violently to the ground. On being examined it was found that she sustained a broken collar-bone, as well as a fractured hbonldor. Kesults :— • Trial Stakes—A. Ciddii:^'3. Lady Weir, 9.9, 1; J Comb's Din,-.ie,S.7. 2 ; L, M'Kay's Gosmcttus.8.7, Caledonian Purse—C. Grant's Four A, &lt;1 r ; P. Iiarnc's Mary Lo^an, 9,0, -j ; M. M'Calman's J£ulalia, 0.2, .j. Now Year Handicap.—II. Collin's Lady (•mod Spec, 0.0, r; C, Grant...
The Ultima Star & Chlilinoollah Express Friday. January 9. PERSONAL. [Newspaper Article] — Ultima and Chillingollah Star — 9 January 1914
"Cbc Ultima Star & Chlilinaoltab €*prcco Friday. January 9. Personal. Miss llosc ltogcrs, who has been seriously indisposod for souio tiuio is, wo aro pleased to atatc, now pro. ! greasing favorably. Court of Petty Sessions. Only a few undefended cases were dealt with at the Court of Petty Sessions hold at Ultima yesterday, ill* J. P. Pcnnefather, P.M., presiding. A Long Felt Want. A long felt want lifts at last bocn I supplied at the Mcatian K. hal! by the I [.purcnuRO 01 a unc now iiimn a piauo. This wilt undoubtedly, bo a «rcut ac> quisition to tho ball, uiul it is to ?bo' hoped that tho action of i\w committcc. will Imvo tho hearty support of tho surrounding community. Tun Maternity Bonus. No fowev .thnn 0517 mothers dumped tlu> maternity bonus last month. Tin* payments made now total 1-10,221), -'in volving an expenditure of £7&lt;10|1*13. ;A1 together there huvohcon 151,115 ap. plications for the bonus, bub 07.'» havo boon rejected and OL'.'J aro still un...
HARD TO PLEASE. [Newspaper Article] — Ultima and Chillingollah Star — 9 January 1914
HAED TO PLEASE. A farmer's wife who hud had muoh trouble with her sorvants was accosted by one of them. "I tear I shall not bo able to work much longer. I think I am going blind." "Why, ho wis that? You seem to get along pretty well with your work." "Yes, but I can no longer see any meat ou my plate at dinner." The farmer's wife understood, and tho next day the servants were served with very large and very nice pieces o* meat. "How nicel" tho cirl exclaimed. "My sight has come back. I cat sou better than ever." /'How is that, Bella?" asked tho mistress. "Why, at this moment," replied Bella, "I can see tho plato through tho meat."
SO LIFELIKE. [Newspaper Article] — Ultima and Chillingollah Star — 9 January 1914
bJj LIFELIKE. Three Auierioan artists were telling tail tales about tneir work. "Tuo other Uay," said one, painted a little dual board in imitation of uiarbio with iUcii accuracy, that, ou being thrown into tuo watuv, it immediately sank to th© bottom." "Jj'aughl' i>aid an other, "1'esterday 1 nung my ther mometer on tuo easely supporting my now oi tho i'olar region.- It iell at oneo twenty degrees below freezing poiut." "AU that is nothing," ro marUcd tho third artist, in conclusion, "ikly portrait of a prominent Now ¥ork millionaire was so hieliko that it had to bo shaved twioo a week." This story is not exactly new*, but thoro is a sintlo in it still. Among the members of a working gang on a rail road was an Irishman who claimed to bo very good nt figures. The boss, thinking that ho would get ahead or i'at, said, "Say, Fat, how many skirts can you get out of a yard?" "That depends," answered Pat, "on whoso yard you get into." "Just run upstairs, Tommy, and fetch baby's mgutgow...
TENNIS CARNIVAL TOURNAMENT AT BOORT. [Newspaper Article] — Ultima and Chillingollah Star — 9 January 1914
TENNIS^ ' CABNWL TOUltNAMKNT AT BOORT. Some interesting tennis was played here, oil Xmas and Boxirg days, when the local club conduc ted 'a carnival, which included several doubles events. Entries wt re received from all round the district, and also from Charlton, Pyramid, Oakvale. Marmal ■ and Durham Ox. On the afte.-noon of Xmas Day a mixed doubles was played oif, for which six teams were entered, but the outside com petitors did not put in an appear ance, and the event was fought out amongst the local player:), resulting in a victory for Mr R. Wingfield and Mrs Weibye, who defeated Mr 11. Desmond and JI rs Day in the final, after a good go. On Boxing Day a gent's open doubles and gent's handicap doubles were played oil. The open event was won by Messrs Jj. Desmond (Boort) and B. Ftirey (Oakvale), who de defeated Messrs Brown and Slee man, of Charlton, in the final play-oil. The final game in the iiaudicap event was .won by Messrs Desmond Bros., who defeated Messrs Baines and Mole...
THE GUN. £50 GALAH MATCHES AT KERANG. [Newspaper Article] — Ultima and Chillingollah Star — 9 January 1914
THE GUN. GALAH MATCHES- AT KRBANG The Kerang sparrow and pigeon club. held two successful .toO open -baiidicaps. at, galabs Boxing Day morning and the following day. The weather conditions were very fine,.and tlie majority of the birds (lew'* well. The first day's event I ^commenced at 9.30 a.m. and Was j finished: at 12 noon. No more | shooting was done that day on J account of the annual Boxing' Day races. Thirty-two nominations were received for the first event, the conditions of which were one I nom. £2, and a star allowed. Only 1 three competitors missed tlieir first I j bird and starred. On the fifth' j round 11 shooters were left in and i decided to take out the nomination. I On the thirteenth round four, I 0'Domie!lr •'Karyrie", Myles and W. Fisher, were left in, and decided to take out another £3 cich. On the seventeenth round Myles and Fisher missed their birds, aiid A. O'Donnell anxl "'Karyrie" cut up the bilanee. Results :— A- O'Wotinelli. Moulemein, 25 yds, £ 13 .... .....
LAKE MERAN SPORTS. [Newspaper Article] — Ultima and Chillingollah Star — 9 January 1914
LAKE MERAN SPORTS. Tlioro was a reco.ul attendance at Lake Mcran 011 New Year's Day, including contingents from Korang, Ouamhataok anil rioorfc. The nth letic events were keenly coutestod, and resulted as lollows Dancing.— Reel o' Tulloch—Miss Lena Nanearrow 1, Daisy Gillies 2, Ivy Gillies 3. Highland Fling—D. Gillies 3, L. Nanearrow 2,1, Millies 3, ... Gillie Callum—L. Nanearrow 1, D.,Gillies 2, Cressy Nanearrow 3. / Piping-G. tteiicu- I, I?. -Adams and V. Zirkler 3. • Footracing,— Maiden—A. J. liufT 1, S. Barrio Sliofiiold—1st limit, Cuiueron 1, T. Cook 2 ; 2nd boat,. Corrigan '1, Shaw 2-; iina), Corrigan 1. Cook 2. Ladies' Bracelet—1st boat, lluff 1, liobiuson 2 ; 2.".d heat, Barrio 1-, 1 SfittK-2 ;/in«), E-'i 1. Barrie r. ' Swimming.— 100 yds. open nwa—II. Woods'.1, G. Simtnonds 2. 75 yards—M, Woods 1, !R. Mac fadgen 2. Boys' Kace—G. Woods 1, Bert Thompson 2. Graceful diving—G. Woods 1, 0. Hibling 2. 1 Long dive—I. Whitelaw 1, G. Woods 2. Diving for objeots—J. Whitolaw I. M. Woo...
THE GOLDEN AGE. [Newspaper Article] — Ultima and Chillingollah Star — 9 January 1914
THE GOLDEN AGE. At tuoaty Jim .set out to find Ajob, tho sort lio had in mind; Ho was ambitious—boys should be—• And thought, I'll sooner cliuib a fcroo By starting near tho top^-which truth Should bo impressed upon our youth, ttut sad it is to stato, tho men - Who'd jobs to give said, "Call again Whon you are older , and we'll so©— j You need experience, dignity/' At thirty Jim was trying still To find a job which ho could fill, I But now no longer time did wast©* In seeking ono to suit his taste;. Ho still preferred tho top, hut said: &lt;4I'll tuuo tho foot, if not' tho head." "Ahcml" tho answer camo, "you wo Too old to start, too old by far, And yet too young to boss tho show— Conio back within a year or so." At forty Jim hud not yet inudo Tho landing he'd so long essayed, Tho years had thinned, his raven hair 'To coll him bald 'twere scarcely fair), Bnt brought him wisdom, so that he Cried, 'Til take anything, you suo!" Aguiu they sharply looked him o'er. And shook thei...
TOURNAMENT AT DURHAM OX. [Newspaper Article] — Ultima and Chillingollah Star — 9 January 1914
TOURNAMENT AT DURIUM ox. . ; Oil New Year's Day a tourna ment was played at Durham Ox, when there was a Tine display of high class tennis. The full scores are not available, but the finals re sulted as follows : — V Gent's. Doubte.— Messrs Desmond Bros. (Uoort) beat Messrs W Ault (Durham Ox) and R. J. Wingfield (Boort). Mixed Doubles.— Mr Cornish (Pyramid) and Miss A. Hall (Durham Ox) beat Mr Wilcox (Boort) and Miss Esler (Durham Ox).
INFLUENCE OF WATER ON VEGE TATION. [Newspaper Article] — Ultima and Chillingollah Star — 9 January 1914
INFLUENCE OF WATER ON VEGE TATION. To explain tiho influence of water on vegetation, it is necssary to inquire into its mannor of acting upon the various organs of] plants. It cor. tainly passes into ^hoir substance through tho roots. AVhon tho roots of a withered, dry, and shrivelled plant aro placed in water, it recovers its freshness and vigor, and renews its vegetation. Colored liquor peroop tibley penetrates and rises up through tho vessels of tho young and white radical fibres, to which it communicate color. Every treo or plant grow* or carries out Its vegetative i unctions with moro or less vigor in proportion as its roots aro less or moro furnished with moisture. This water, absorbed by tho roots, passes up through tho stems into all parts of tho plant. It partly oxudes from tho leaves, which return to tho ntmosphoro; and tho moro abundant tho production of this transudation, in consequonco of # tho heat and solvent power of tho air, so much the creator is tho absorption of ...
POSTAL RATES. NEW SCHEDULE DETAILED. [Newspaper Article] — Ultima and Chillingollah Star — 9 January 1914
'■$Tn POSTAL RAUvS. V " NEW SCHEDULE DETAILED. I Tiie now postage rates, which came ihto forco on 1st May, when penny [ : postage will operate throughout tho Commonwealth, are fis follows! Letters, Id per -Adz. Letter cards, single, Id each ; reply, Id each half. Postcard?, single Id ; reply, Id each half. Printed papers, as prescribed, $d per 2oz3. or part of gozs. Books printed outside Australia, )d. per 4ozs. or pint of lozs. fjooks printed in Australia, £«1. per 8ozs. or part of 8oz3. Magazines, that i'i to say— (a) Mpgazines, reviews, serials, and "'"other similar publications printed and published in Australia in numbers at intervals not exceeding threo months, id. for 8ozs. or part of 80-53.' (b) Magazines, reviews, serials, and 1 other similar publications (including newspapers) printed uiul published out bide Australia in numbers at intervals not exceeding three months, |d. per 4oz?. or part of 4ozs. •' Hansard," tliat is, reports of Par liamentary debates printed and pub "...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Ultima and Chillingollah Star — 9 January 1914
OFFICER writes this Letter. Mr. Charles Rock, of 42 Gladen-st., East Brunswick, who for 33 years has filled an important position in the Melbourne Tramway and O.B. Company, writes this letter, which other officials can confirm, to This is a Document of special interest Co ail railway and tramway imen. TONIC LTD., "it was the ond of December, 1911, that I caught cold and was laid up with plourlsy, which benamo very serious. Tho doctor : thought it ndvionble to consult with another physician regarding my ll!»330. For throo days MY TEMPERATURE WAS 104 DECREES, lay U?£ WAS DESPAIRED OF, BUT IT WAS THROUGH TAKING THE DOCTOR'S ADVICE THAT 1 AM IN TME LAND OF THE LIVING TO-DAY. T.i acivisad my wife to got CLEMENTS TONIC FOR ME. 'THERE WAS • LIFE KJ TflAT MEDICINE.' I am convinced that when ho said, (Lifo i;» Clements Tonic,' thoyworo THE TRUEST WORDS HE EVER UTTERED. I am suro that I would have boon in my last resting place only fcr that grand mcdiclne. My wife paid 2,3 for tho small bottl...
MAKE YOUR DISTRICT KNOWN. [Newspaper Article] — Ultima and Chillingollah Star — 9 January 1914
MA((E YOUR DISTRICT KNOWN. 0—— 0i Concerning some purls of this exten* sive district \jc\vs comes but seldom. 'This is not entirely our fault; we .have no miraculous power of knowing what is happening at all the places within our area of circulation. It is the fault of residents in the silent places. Will some man or woman take the matter in hand and cause the silence to cease. If no one else is doing, it for your district will YOU irv on these lines ? . Send accounts of public and social events in your township or neighbour hood, such ns weddings, deaths, accid ents, conccrls, sports, social gatherings, matters touching district industries, etc. Write the names of persons and places very distinctly. I t • Uon't bother about grammar or spell ing ;.it's the editor's work to look after those trifles. The barest skeleton is enough. Write only on one side of the paper. Give ; information, but let criticism . Alone .V. Wiiti .your name and address on some . corner—not for publication, bi...