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HARVEST FESTIVALS. Presbyterian Church. [Newspaper Article] — Cobden Times and Heytesbury Advertiser — 18 February 1914
; HARVEST FESTIVALS. Presbyterian Church. ll'irvi'St festival services were held nt the Uobden Presbyterian Church 011 Sunday. There were lurgo congrega tions pro?ent, and u good supply of fruit, vegetables, &o, was placed iu front of tlio pulpit, while there was an abundmce of corn at e'tch window. Hymns incidental to the observance of the occasion were sung by the congregation and choie. The Rev. P. 1£. Sliopherd conducted both services, and in the morning, after having given a short but interesting address to the children 011 the martyrdom of the early days, took bis text from St. Matthew, chapter o9, and verse 13-"And the reapors are the angels." In the courso of his sermon the speaker said that God had many ways of conveying messages to his peoplo besides through angelic beings. O110 had to look up history to seo how tho outstanding characters had resisted, and stood out as messengers of God. We caroo to the church history, unci saw such men as Ltulhor, Wesley, Knox, 13...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cobden Times and Heytesbury Advertiser — 18 February 1914
FOR ALL DESCRIPTIONS OF BRING YOUR ORDERS TO THE " TIMES" OFFICE. ' FOR PRIVATE SALE. A OIIANTITV ?."Vl-'V THE MANSE, Cobden, NOTICE. "THOU SALE.-200 Bugs Subterranean 1 ULOVEIt SEED, (Is. per bag oil rails MliS. CIIAMISKUS, Pomborueit. NOTICE. ANYONE fouiul TRESPASSING after this .late on the property known as JOHN SAVAGE'S, SENIi., will be PHO SECUTKD. THOMAS SAVAGE, Cobilen. November 24, l'JI3. NOTICE. FOU KALE. - 2 Acres Growing POTATOES in Cobilen, SILYESi'KU & McCO.VAOHY, Cobden. NOTICE. rnKNDKHS will be UKOElV101) by the X UNUEKSmNEI't up till the litli day of March, at C o'clock, for LEASING Mr. ,!ohn Hose's DAIRY K A U M at South Pnri'Uinb;'!!.', containing 2ii0 acres, or thereabouts, with all necessary improvements, for a term of IS years, with the option of 2 more. The highest or any tender not necessarily accepted. Possession April I, 191 i. I'or further particulars apply SlLVESl'Kli k McCONAOHY, Agents, Cobden, DON'T do your cooking in a sweltering heat daring t...
Church of England. [Newspaper Article] — Cobden Times and Heytesbury Advertiser — 18 February 1914
Church of England. Last Sunday was also Ibe day set apart for the Harvest Festival celebrations at St. Mary's Church of England. The churcli had been nicely decorated for the occasion, and special hymns were given at each service. In the evening the choir saug the anthem, " Thou Crownest the Year," and Mr. H. 13. Andrew playod the organ solo, " I will sing thy praise." The Ilev. H. H. Morshead officiated at the morning service, anil in the evening the pulpit wa9 occupied by the Yory Rev. J. Foster, Dean of Bathurst, who expressed his pleasuro at beiug back again amongst his friends, and to worship in the Cobderi Church, which was a fine building, and indicated that there lmd been a sacrifico on the part of the local jiooplo. Wlion tio waa asked to proftuh at Cobden he remembered that for years his father had ministered to this congregation, and therefore he thought it advisable to deliver a sermon of his father's. Among the beautiful sights of summer thare was nothing more attractiv...
"K" COMPANY. [Newspaper Article] — Cobden Times and Heytesbury Advertiser — 18 February 1914
" Iv" COMPANY. The following h a list of pnrades for "K" Company, 2nd batallion, Cobden : STATUTORY. Wluilo Unys. '."Saturday; February 28. Friday, March 0. LLilf Days. Saturday, March 14. Satr.rdnv, March 28. VOLUNTARY. Whole Day. Saturday-, March 21. Half Day. Saturday, February 2T. Classes for officers and non commissioned officers will be held at the Public Hall every Monday evening, at 7.30.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cobden Times and Heytesbury Advertiser — 18 February 1914
LOCK sTSOBLE,! ....'. . I The Store that Leads. i We are out to Break Records in Big Bargains. Drastic Clearance of our entire Summer Stock. MUST CLEAR THE LOT. WONDERFUL REDUCTIONS. All our Millinery to clear under cost. See oar prices and we know the goods are yours. Dresses in all the Latest Materials. DUST COATS^C-IWERFUL BARGAINS. HI on Sliow figom Boons eis IM Ecrgains. THIS BIG BARGAIN SALE Started on THURSDAY, January P. Come Early. Every Line a Genuine Bargain. LOCil & SOULE, Itlanifold-Street, Messrs. Geo. Clark1 AND SON Beg to notify the Public of Cobden and district that they have DISPOSED of the whole of their -TO Oo TST, lU'lglsg, Who will in future carry on the business under his own name, GEO. CLARKE & SON' wish to thank the public for the patronage extended to them in the past, and trust that a continuance of that support will be accorded to their successor. Manifold-street, CAMPERDOWN. W. DUNBAR SHEW, O.M.V.G., Veterinary Surgeon and Dentist. MAV be...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cobden Times and Heytesbury Advertiser — 18 February 1914
COBDEN CASH STORES. " Second to None." Special mm MBGflllS As we do not intend carry ing over remains of our Summer Stock, we are deter mined to clear same at specially low prices. Big Reductions in all Dress Goods, One-piece Dresses, Blouses, Underskirts, &c. Bargains in Ready-to-wear Hats & Children's Millinery SPECIAL PRICES IN CHILDREN'S DRESSES TO CLEAR. YOUR INSPECTION IS INVITED, J. ANNEAR, GENERAL STOREKEEPER, COBDEN. Railway Viow Hotol, | Tim Boorv. I W. A. MURPHY DKSIHKS tn intirr;~ tbah he has purchased the above conviently situatcd and popular hostelry, and tru*t«, by paying strict attention to the requirements of tlie travelling public, to merit a fair share of support. Only best brands of ales, winci, and spirits stocked. A feature of the house will be dinner on train days. W, A. MURPHY, Proprietor. W. GAR VIE, BUTCHER, Victoria-Street, C 0 B D E N, BEGS to announce to the Public of Cobilon and Surrounding District that he has COMMENCED BUSINESS as a BU...
Cattle Stealing. [Newspaper Article] — Cobden Times and Heytesbury Advertiser — 18 February 1914
Cattle Stealing. At the Cumperdown Criminal Sessions yesterday, John Love was charged with stealing five heifers, the property of George Thomas Croft, Robert Brown, und Harry Runt on Brittain, and also with h.iving received the stolon'c^ttle, His Honor, Judge Jobnstoue, announced that the case would not bo .heard till this morning, nt 10 o'clock. The accused exhausted his right lo challenge those who were summoned as jurymen. Tlio following jury Was onipaiielled :-Walter Craw ford, gardener, Gnotuk; Edward Adams, farmer, Cobdcn ; John Miller, farmer, Chocolyn ; William Memmett, hotelkeeper, Camperdown ; Jnmes John Martin, fruiterer, Camperdown ; Campbell McArthur, gr»zi&lt;>r, Camper down ; George Vn»g, farmer, Cimper down ; Alf, Wright, farmer, Camper down ; Thonvis Harrison, newsagent, Catnperdown ; Frank Wilson, Cam perdown ; Gilbert Errey, nurseryman, Cumperdown ; Arthur Thomas Gore, fanner, Boorcan. Fires in the Forest. Bush fires broke' out in the Heytesbury forest ...
THE COBDEN TIMES AND HEYTESBURY ADVERTISER Published on Wednesdays and Saturdays. WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 18, 1914. [Newspaper Article] — Cobden Times and Heytesbury Advertiser — 18 February 1914
M EYTESS UFl Y ADVERTISED r>thh>: ('(7 (!?( and Saturdays WKDSKSDAY, KK'UUj auv is. Ill, I With this i.-sue Tin-: Cor.mcx Tnn:s starts on iu t wanly-fi f tii year of publication. When liio .Mr. K&lt;>rr undertook tl)o somewhat (onuiJ::b!o tnpk of launch in&lt;; « newspaper in tiie town, anil in endeavu; nig to lesion - by denouncing the ixijtuig wrongs tliat were ln'api (1 upon long-Tiifi'ering people-the lo'iil of the .-.&lt;.[ tierj in Heytesbury Fonst, thoie were many who laughed -it hi- c;i;rpiiand prophesied :i ?prndy I-rniiintion of hit: venture. 1 >ut lie lui'.i greit hopes in the district ; and tlio-n hopes have been, to a ht'ge extent. fulfilled. Everywhere the .dgn.j of progress am] development ore apparent. Euuli year eees the township of C'ohden assume largerproportioirs, while the continually growing population "«! ovi-ry suction of ilie outlying, portions tells its own tt'fliiuino l.i lo. 'I'll t* re is not one settlement, not one to...
District Racing Fixtures. [Newspaper Article] — Cobden Times and Heytesbury Advertiser — 18 February 1914
[ District Racing Fixtures. * I ? The following raoiiig fixtures have been allotted by the V.U.C. : February 21 - lieeac February 21-Colae Febnmvy '28-South Purmmbote. March 7-Cobden . March 14-Garvoc March 11-Geelong (St. Patrick's Day meeting). March 17-Koroit March 21-Hexham March 21 - Oiiramut March 28 - Dixie April 1-Woodford April 11-Mortlnkc April 18-Penshurst April 18-Tuning April 22 and 23-Hamilton April 25-Port Fairy April 27-Mortlalce April 27-Cressy. May 5, 0, 7-Warrnambool. May IS and 11-Coleraine. May 16-Kirkstnll May 20 and 21-Casterton . May 23-Caniperdovvn June 8-Oolac July 1-Geelong.
Terang Picnic Carnival. [Newspaper Article] — Cobden Times and Heytesbury Advertiser — 18 February 1914
\ Terang" Picnic Carnival, The annual picnic carnival at Terang was held on Saturday last, wlieu there was n large attendance, and the meeting was a great success. The horse-racing events resulted ns follows: Maiden Pony Race.-Sunday and Una Groy (dead heat) 1, Romance,3. In the run-off Sunday won. Betting -2 to 1 ogainst Una Gray and Sunday. Maiden Trot-Lady Principal 1, Gladsome 2, Miss Hook 3. Winner 5 to 2. Maiden Hack Race.-Mueme 1. Lavender 2, Reel Star 8. Winner Ev«n money. Farmers' Horse Race.-Victory 1, Graffix 2, Chiron 8. Winner-5 to 2. 1 Open Pony Roce.-Romance 1, Zoe 2, Maraton 3. Winner-3 to 1. Terang Picnic Hack Race.-Mueme 1, The Claw 2. Only 2 starters. Winner-5 to 1 on. Handicap Pony Trot.-Brown Bird 1; Creauiy 2, Iris 3, Winner-10 to 1. Maidou Pony Race.-Ragtime 1, Jack Sprat 2, Graft 3. Winner Even money,
South Purrumbete Races. THE ENTRIES. [Newspaper Article] — Cobden Times and Heytesbury Advertiser — 18 February 1914
South Purrumbete Races. THE ENTRIES. Tlie fnlloiviitg are tho entries for the South Porrnmbete races, to be held on February 28 : Trial Handicap.-Whitearnis, Can berra, Happy Thought, Chuquisaca, Red Star, Mahuta, Amorphus. Handicap Hurdlo Unco.-Rose »f Falkirk, Wirasjil Put, Kyluna, Mora, Morocco Cull, Zamar, Countess. South Purriimbete Cup.- Wiri Wiri, Rose of Falkirk, Wirngil, Thunda Jewell, Bellair. Pony Race.-Zoe, Sunday, Myola, Tim, Taurine, Una Grey, Blue Dale. Distance Handicap Trot. - Lady Snips, Floater, Fuchsia, Sivect Nell, Baron, Prime Reuhc. Novelty Pony Race. - Slim Jim> Illusion f Graft, .Jack Sprat, Novali D"yle, Sunday, Bay Cull, Boiv K, MyMa, Rita, Magic, Ruby, Taurine, Rag Time, Una Grey, Gordcn, Mavis. Welter Handicap. - White ArmSi Loci; Tarlc, Isabel Jay, Wiri Wiri) Chnqiii-nca, Wirngil. Assam, Belair. Maiden Hack Race. - Rod Star, Amorphus, British Peer, Milo.
Sporting Notes. [Newspaper Article] — Cobden Times and Heytesbury Advertiser — 18 February 1914
Sporting Notes. Tho Gamperdmvn Motor Cycle Club will hold a speed sprint noar Cobden on Saturday next. A special train U to be run from Timboon to tho Colac RaceB, which are to be held next Tuesday. ' The programmo for tho annual meeting of the Mortluke Ruce Club, to be held on April 11, will be found iu to-day's issue. Horseowuers and trainers are reminded that entries for the Cobden Turf Club's races close on Wednesday next, February 25. Tho recent alteration of the date of the opening of the quail season, frotn February- 15 to March 1, does not appoir to have beconio generally known to sportsmen, and many shooters are made preparations to go out after the 15ih instant. Sportsmen should note that the season does not open until March 1, and anyone.shooting quail before that date will bo liable to prosecution.
Colac Turf Club. [Newspaper Article] — Cobden Times and Heytesbury Advertiser — 18 February 1914
Colac Turf Club. The^ following are the weights for the Colnc Turf Club's meeting on Tuesday Febrnary 24 :- ' HANDICAP TRIAL STAKES. st. lb. Manifold'** Grrnflontlalc - 0 11 J. Mclnnes' Isnbcl Jay... () y D. Jnckman's Nut Kirk s J. Bower's Volvo ... g Kale Howard ... 7 ?J.N. Hancock's Spoug Girl 7 12 C. Cislello's Lily Moor ... 7 12 C. Wilson's Kiluiuir ... ... 7 S D. Ryan's Chess 7 8 0. and J.Coghlan's Uowling Forest 7 3 E. Manifold's Dulliruok ... 7 8 J. Hincfidiffii's Brangle ... 7 3 D. lvoy's First Croix 6 30 W. 11. Edgar's Alfu-Laval (late L.K.G.) G " J. N. Hancock's Erindinnie ... &lt;> A, J. Middletoii's My Tailor ... G COLAC CUP. . at. Ib. C. Costcllo's Meringue ... ... !) 0 E. L. Morgan's Mireiic... ... 8 0. and J. Coghlan's Bobindie... S J. Fielder's Maloja ... ... S 3 W. Rober's Wlmre ... ... 7 11 F. Page's Clumettna ... ... 7 0 I R. A. D. Hood's Kazti... ... 7 9 C. H. Coghian's White Water... 7' 9 T. Cnrniody's King Kirk ... 7 !) A. Wiliis' Jack Crusoe... ... ...
CRICKET. Nirranda v. Timboon. [Newspaper Article] — Cobden Times and Heytesbury Advertiser — 18 February 1914
CRICKET. Nirranda Y. Timboon. The abovo teams played a match on Saturday last. The result was a win for Tiuiboon. The following are tlio scores : 2TIRRANDA. R. Bnrnie, l.b.w., b H. Beames ... 8 A. Dale, b A. L. Thomas... ... 11 L. Denneen, b li. Beames ... 2 J. Wallace (eapt.), not out ... 28 H. McGennan, b H. Beanies ... 0 U. Wallace, b EI. Beames ... 2 G. Leo, b H. Beames ... ... 1 0. Frost, b F. Lovell ... ... 0 W. Bell, b II. Beames ... ... i C. Burleigh, run out ... ... 10 - McDowall, b P. Beames ... 2 Sundries ?- 16 Total ... 79 Bowling-H. Beames. G for 20 ; A. L. Thomas, 1 for 21 ; Alex. Lore, 0 for 13 ; F. Lovell, 1 for 4; P. Beatncs, 1 for 5. 0 TIM BOON. H. Beames, b H. McGennan ... 31 B. Lockwood, b A. Dale ... ... 23 A. L. Thomas, b II. Wallace ... 15 F. Lovell, b G. Lee ... ... 4 - Denneen, c Dale, b McGennttn 0 P. Beames, c Lee, b H. Wallace... 5 Alex. Love, c Cannon, b .J. Wallace 15 R. Beames (capt.), l.b.w., b J. Wallace... ... ... 0 J, J. Lore, not out 0 Sundries .....
Cobden Presbyterian Church ANNUAL MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Cobden Times and Heytesbury Advertiser — 18 February 1914
Cobden Praahytftrja.r» ANNUAL MEETING. Tlio minimi congregational meeting of ths Oobden Presbyterian Cliurch was hold on .Monday evening last, tlio Moderator, Rev. A. .Dunn, being in tlio cbair. A statement of receipts and expendi ture in connection with the C'obdcn i! nil Jnncourt Mission cLar^c was preseuted and adopted. A credit balance of £7 I"2s 6d was shown. The position of the church property fund was also very satiVactory. The Sunday School Superintendent (Mr. A. McQuinn) reported that the past year hud been a very successful ono. Tao discipline of the school iwu] the attendance of the scholars mul teachers was very good. The total number of scholars was 55, but this did not include the kindergarton class, which was started during the year. The stall' consisted of seven teachers and live officer.-:. The annual concert in November was the most successful held for years. They were pressing on in the work with every confidence that this year would be oven better thiin the previ...
Scott's Creek Races. [Newspaper Article] — Cobden Times and Heytesbury Advertiser — 18 February 1914
Scott'B Creek Races. The Scott's Creek and District Race Club accomplished no mean task 011 Monday, when it succeeded iu eclipsing ibs own past successful meetings. Particularly favorable weather con ditions prevailed, and iu the anticipa tion of b good day's sport visitors from the whole of the surrounding district were preseut. The gate receipts showed a substantial increase as compared with those of last year. Proceedings passed off without a hitch, and during tbe afternoon the stewards only found it necessary to meet once to deal with a few minor matters. One was in connection with a dispute, between a bookmaker and a punter, but little difficulty was experienced in arriving at a settlement, as both parties agreed to give the amount in question to charity. The ttack and appointments were in good order, and the officers were all at their allotted ;posts. Mr. E. Howlett, the president, was in command, and needless to say everything went off well. The secretarial duties were entrus...
Rifle Shooting. [Newspaper Article] — Cobden Times and Heytesbury Advertiser — 18 February 1914
Rifle Shooting. A mutch in connection with tbc district competition took place at the Scott's Creek rango on Saturday between the Cobden, Timboon, and Scott's Greek teams. The day was hot, nod the shooting was not very good on account of the smoke from the buah fires blowing across "the range, There was also room fur improvement in tho marking. Timboon did not have a fall team. The Scott's Creek Club provided luncheon. Following are the scores SCOTT'S' ClfERK. 300 500 yds. yds. Total 25 30 55 28 29 57 21 31 52 21 27 51 20 27 -17 22 22 44 17 21 38 1G 20 36 173 207 380 COBDEN. L. Onilvic ... 0. Cole ... R. A.~Wilson F. Williams F. Cooksley.,, J. Blake ... L. Wilson ... Totals ... TIMBOON. 300 500 yds. yds. Total 25 30 55 23 20 4!) 23 .24 47 18 19 37 P. Kennedy S. King J. Neal A Cowley .. LI. Ilowlett.. R. Howard .. P. Neal .. G. King Totals 300 500 yds. yds. Total 25 31 56 ... 28 27 55 1Q 20 43 ... 25 11) 4* 17 20 43 ... 23 13 30 ... 11 19 30 ... 175 180 361 G. Waterfall R. Wright ......
FINGER=PRINT SYSTEM IDENTIFICATION RECORD. [Newspaper Article] — Cobden Times and Heytesbury Advertiser — 21 February 1914
FINGER=PRINT SYSTEM IDENTIFICATION RECORD. English detectives are astonished by the fact that, though the Paris police were in pcssession of an infallible clue, In the form of a finger-print on the glass of the discarded frame, to the identity of the man who stolo "La Gio conda," from the Louvre two years ago, no arrest was made until last Friday (sftvs "The Daily Mall" of December 16). "In France," said a prominent au thority ycBterday, "although the police take finger-prints, thoy depend chiefly on physical measurements, which they classify and file. If they arrest a man they can by his measurements identify him with former crimes, but they are somewhat at sea unless an arrest has been made. In England tho finger-prim Is tho chief form of identification: the ordinary measurements are taken, but they are of secondary importance. Give us a fair finger-print, and if the maker of that print has been in the hands of tho police before we can in 999 cases out of 1000 tell you who he is. ...
FOOTBALL CHALLENGE TEAM OF ELEVEN BROTHERS. [Newspaper Article] — Cobden Times and Heytesbury Advertiser — 21 February 1914
FOOTBALL CHALLENGE TEAM OF ELEVEN' BROTHERS. Eleven brothers, all but one footballers of experionco, living at Scunthorpe, Lin colnshire, challenge any other team of brothers in England to two matches, one to be played at Scunthorpe and the other on the home ground of any fam ily accepting the challenge. The brothers (says "The Daily Mail") aro prepared to meet any and all teams provided they are "genuine teams of brothers." The brothers are the sons of Mr Charles Charlesworth, of Clarke street, Scunthorpe. Their names and apes are as follows: Alec, 43; Tom, 42; Charles, 39; Jim, 37; George, 35; Alfred, 32; Herbert, 30; Frank ,25; Edgar, 24; Walter, 20; Harry, 18. Any family of footballers wishing to accept the challenge should write to 5, Clarke street, Scunthorpe.