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"From Manager to Cross." [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 2 February 1914
" From Masnager to Cross." On Thursday next the public will be given an opportunity of witnessing the Kalem Coy's remarkable picture, ."From Manger to Cross." -. The work shows not only the e-ents and characters of the sacred records, but shows them in the very places where they actually oc curred. There are views of the real lake of Tiberias, and the very type of Lets with which Peter and the other fishermen of Galilee pursued their ancient calling.' They show the very road by whieh Mary and Joseph and the boy Jesus. returned out of Egypt to Naaareth. They give some glimpses, at least, of the glorious Temple of Solomon, as reconstructed by archeologists. They make the tragedy of the crucsfinion stand out in plain, bhut rigidly historio relief, using as far as this is humanly possible, the very ground on which it was enacted. They follow'on the way to Golgotha the way of Christians even to this day. They show the Dead Sea, the real Bethany, and the spot where the shepherds tended th...
Rural Workers' Demands. [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 2 February 1914
Rural Workers' De mands. A meeting of 500 people, mostly farmer?., was held last week at Coolamon (N.S.?,.) foe the Iprpose of.combining to resist the demands of the Australian Workers' Ulnion. Nearly ill were en rolled. It was decided to appoint an electorate organiser. 'Members will man chalffettlers, handle freight, and do anything necessary to become inode pendent of the strikers. District farm ers have never been so unanimous as now. The chalfcutter hands are still idle, and are encamped. Lumpers have threatened to cease work, but the em ployers are firm.
Train Arrangements. [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 2 February 1914
'8Train "Arrangements. Train-ieaves Casterton 8.35 am., Sand ord&49 Henl 9.1!, Mouno 9W10, Gras dalb' 10.12, MtakLctb' 10.25, Branxltume 11.15, arrives Hamllton 11.50. Monday,'Wednosduy, Thursday, and '-, -, Baturday. Train leaves Hamilton .5 p.m., Branx. nolme 6,..Miskite 6013, . Grasodale 630, Mertho 6.55, Hbulty 7.10, Salndford 7.25, arrives Oasterton7.45 'Tuesday and Friday.' Leaves Hamilton 6.5, Branxholme 7.15. Miakite 7:28; rasodaIle 7.40.:Morino 8.10, Henty 8.25, Sandford 8.45, arrives Casnter. ton 9. Thursday. Leaves Ltamilton 10.17 a.m., Bronx holme 1L25. Grassdale..11,53, Merino 12.17 p.m., aenty 12.29, Sandford 12.47, arrives Casterton 12.55. ~ Leaves Casterton 3.10. Bandford 3.24, Henty 3.42, Merino 4.2, Gra.sdals 4.30, arrives Branxholme 4.55, arrives Hamil. ton 6.8 p.m.
Casterton Post Office. Mail Arrangements. [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 2 February 1914
Casterton Post Office. Mall Arrangements. Muds ere cluoed aod are due at tile Caulertou P'ost 0111 u it. under:- Nori:.-m means morning; a allernoue.II A taloy-Monos 8 mI Tues andl Fri, duo 6 It l\c.1 ud Sat. Private bag : Elderalie. Arirat-eclousi oviry morning al 8 stll2d.40D Ti era;ddu 7.15 on Mon WNd and Dot, I a Tuc, and Fdri, 1 p.,In d 7.lji ThUiei. Ardn -clii, dails 8 m (Mon ecelnali), don 7.80. 1ouiiTuna W'd snut Fri, 1.80 a 8,,ura 6 a Sul]. 1 Ballarat-colose cry monriing al 8 and 2'"10 a 2Tuin;du 7.18 a Mo! Wd and altl, Dii Tucs andl,',,1 .mand7."l16T o er. lntgnliih-11oeo 11 iIn Tuei, due 10.80 in Tue.. Branrholnne-sloess every morning at 8 aRnd 2.10 uThuur.; dui 7.4., Jlon Wd aiidl Sai, D a Taco andl Fri, I pan anda 7.45 a Titurn. Urimbuul-Cl,,, 9 a Tu,,, Tlur, anld St; duo 6.15 a Tui, 1.1 i5 aThu,, aid Dit. kri veto baig: Wunlu Viuw. Clrralwlok-clasp every mnorning at 8; due 7.15 in dully. Priiatel, bcgs Boll, Vuisi, Tb iumn, Springllield. 1'. Curroll. Glengiarry aud M u...
Casterton Court of Petty Sessions. Roster of Justices for 1914. [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 2 February 1914
Casterton Court of Petty sessions. Roster of Justices for 1914. February.5-Messrs Hughesand Smith. February . 12-Messrs Holmes and Murrell. Eebruary 19-Messrs Rosns and Somer ville. February 26-Messre Davis, Holmes and Veitch. March 5--Messrs Hughes, Murrell and Little. .March 12-Mesars Smith, Holmes and Carmichael. March 19--Meosar Ross and Veltch. March 26-Messrs Davis and Bomer. ville. April 2-Messrs Hughes and Davis. April 9,--Messrs -,Smith, Rose and Little. April 16-Meserse Somerville, Murrell and Jackson. April 23- Mesrs'Veitch, Holmes and Miller. May 7-Messres?mithiand Murrell. May 14-Messe sHughes and Somer villo. May 21-Mesrs .Voetoh,. Ross and Carmichael. May 28-Messrs Holmes and Davis. June 4-Messrs Smith and Davis. Juno 11-Messre Hughes and Bomer ville. Juno 18-Messrs Holmes and Ross. .Tune 25-MeesresMurrell.and Veithb. July 2-Messrs Smith; Hughes and Jackson. July 9-Messrs loss, Davis and Little. July 16-Messrs Somerville. Murrell, and Veitoh. July 23-Messrs Holmes, Mi...
Wando Vale Sunday School. [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 2 February 1914
Wando Vale Sunday School. Prizes awarder on last year's work to children attending the Wando 'Vale Snnday School were distributed yester lay by the Presbyterian Missionary, Mr Porter, to the winners as under: Senior Classes:-"Our Darlings," Grace. Tomkins; "Jack Rollock's Ad rentures," Clarence Newton; "The Better Part," Alice Bear: "The Young Moose Hunters." George Bear; " What Katoy Did," Elsie Crothers; "The Reign of Lady Betty," Lury Crothers: Heroin: of Brookleigh," Lindon Storie; "Harold," Iert Newton; "Coral Island," Tom Storie; "The. Boy who Sailed with Blake," Harold Crothers; "Ilka,"Violet McLaughlin; "Edgar Pride," Andrew McLaughlin ,,: "Daring and Doing," .Tack Munro. Junior Classes:-"Partridge's Child ren's Annual," Eddio Crothers ; "Ander son's Fairy Tales." Ivy Crothers : "Children of Ceylon," Stanley Bear; "Seasido Holiday Frolics," Jack Rouls ton; "True Stories of Brave Deeds," Willie Brown ; "Eric, Good News," Blob McLaughlin; "The Wonderful Fiddler," Walter Newton...
Casterton News Printed MONDAY & THURSDAY EVENINGS MONDAY, FEBRUARY 2, 1914. [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 2 February 1914
i'rinited MONDAY & TIIHURSAY VEMNINdi MONDAY, FEBRUARY 2, 1914. "The Political Situation" : The Prime Minister's speech, appears with a variety of othel news items on page 4 In this issue. It Is reported that the ldaliway Ddparst ment intends spendifig about .e80,000 withinthe next few months in relaying seoveral lines with heavier IHnts, and that among the lines to be thus treated are the Hamilton to Portland and Camper down to Port Fairy The Victorian "Government Gazette" notifies appointment of Boenr. Constable Thomas Kane, Casterton, as Inspector of Factories and also as summoning officer under the Education Act. The Mayorof Portland, Or. Williamson, is bringing before the Royal Humane Society the bravery shown by Percy Baker and Thomas Lasolett in saving front drowning Alexandor Edwards. While bathing at Double Corner Bay. Edwards was overcome, and when brought ashore was only restored after persistent efforts by his rescuers. The Portland Borough Council has selected t...
Casterton Racing Club. [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 5 February 1914
rton Raclng Club. 1 Yh sa l metni ing of the Cas .,te"sicRalng Club is to be held t'iti~uday, February 14th, when t h ainmittee will submit the ,i'._ 3owlng annual report-' ? '' MNTLEMEN,-Your Commit ihaMve. ? the ~boaor. to submit ~'ih them" Balance-Sheet for ea endided 31st December t ogether with detailed tnents of both Autumn and igtjng Meetings, and with plea a 're report a. very successful i;year,; the profit for the year amounting to '£205/12/9, which is Saillgliit Increase on last year's profit The total receipts for the a iimounted to £936/19/6, be "in:g an advance of £15/15 on last yr.r's figures, and the oxpendi u.ra totalled £731/6/9. The thanks 6iof' the Club are due to Messrs. D. Dcnovan.G. S. Grant, J. Mills, W. rNich0olls, and P. Neeson, for bay leak kindly subscribed the Stake fee.the Hotelkeepers' Handicap at thi'iBpring Meeting. The Com mnit:itee also desire to thank the :?Honorary Auditors (Messrs M. J. N. Breen and John Walstab) and ,other Honorary Officials for...
Ballarat Stock Market. [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 5 February 1914
Ballarat Stock Market. Fat Cattle.-233 head penned. For best descriptions, competition ruled active. For rough sorts prices had an easier tendency. Quotaltions--Prime pens bullooks-to £12 7s Od, good to £10 1Os, useful to £9, prime cows to'£9, extra to £10 15s, good to £7 10s, useful .to £6. Averages-Trustees late A. Johnston, Glenorchy Estate, Merino, 10 bullocks £10 12s. Shoeep.-4720 to hand. For all suit able trade quality, prices showed a slight" inmprovement on the high rates of last week, whilst for young ewes graziers bid very freely at late rates, older descriptions being hardly so firm. Quotations-Prime crossbred wethers to 19s ld, extra to 23d 3d. a few to 25s, good to 17s, useful to 15s. prime ewes to 17s Od, extra to 20s e4d, good to 15s (t,; useful to 13s fId, good merino wehlers to 16s 11.t, useful to 14s Od. LADIES:-It is truly said. "Many women and girls suffer unnecessarily when a lhttle knowledge may save them years of pain and misery." This know ledge every woman ...
Melbourne Wool Sales [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 5 February 1914
Melbourne WVool Sales Younghusband, Row and Co., Prop. Ltd., held their final sale of the present series on Monday, when they offered a catalogue of greasy and scoured wool totalling3263 bales. The Company dis. posedof at auction 2670 bales (including private sales), which brings their total sales to'date 44,538 bales as compared with 39,916 bales at a corresponding period last year. Koetong/PD (Mr P. D. Dalton), from Koetong, sold up to 113)d for merino. A nice little clip branded EDCAR (Exore. W. Edgar), from Chet wynd realised 13)d and 12)4d for the let and 2nd combing respectively, whilst the pieces made 119d. This clip showed nice quality and was well prepared fot market. A nice well grown sound wool in good condition branded EBfGlenalvao Drik Drik (Messra Emerson Bros.) fromt Heywood sold at 13d for top line. 2nd making 121d, and pieces l93d. B (ht diamond) /WattlejVille (Mr H. Brown? ing) from Narracoorte, South Australia 104d for fine crossbred. tie crossbree making 9)ad. Ro...
DEADLY WIND PRESSURE [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 5 February 1914
DEADLY WIND PRESSURE A theory that wind suctlon Is the cause of many street accidents was put ferward by Dr Ehrlich at an in quest at Fulham (Eng.) on Martha olfo.e, aged ulixty-s?. wife of a labo rer. who was killed at Waltham Green by a motor-lorry. -Dr. lhrlich advanced the theory that the passage of such a bulky and heavily-laden vehicle would create great wind pressure. and that the woman might have been unconsciously drawn underneath the wheela If the force of the wind created by the passage of such a heavy motor vehicle was suficiently strong, he said, it might turn the woman right round and draw her under the wheel A verdict of "Accidental Death" was returned.
WIFE HEARD MESSAGE SEQUEL IN COURT. [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 5 February 1914
WIFE IEARD MESSAIE. SEQUEL IN COURT.. A curious breach of promise case was heard at Worcester yesterday, when Sarah Ann Farr, of Droltwlch,-was. awarded £0GO damages against William James Hore, house decorator, of Kirby liuxloe, near Leicester (reports the "Daily News" of November 27). Plaintiff was a barmaid at Worcester when defendant, acting as advance agent for- a company touring with 'afames," visited the city. He was' so much emitten with her that he obtained a situation in Worcester and became engaged to her. Banns were duly published, but Horme was arrested on a charge of ob aillting money by false pretenoes from" Mrs Kate Price, a widow, and was sen tenced to six months' imprisonment. At the expiration of bhl sentence, in stead of marrying.plaintlff he married the widow whom he had defrauded, and set up in business near Leiteester. Hiss Farr did not hear of his marri age, and only discovered the tact as the result of telephoning to his address to ask for assistance in the m...
S.S. Shelter Sheds. [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 5 February 1914
8.8. Shelter Sheds. At a meeting of the Casterton State School Committee held on Tues day afternoon, the Chairman (Mr J. S. Macpherson) presiding, it was unani mously decided, now that the regrading of the ground has been carried out by the Department, to proceed at once to erec. tionr of the shelter sheds, which had nece essarily beesf delayed, till the grounds hed been put in order, 3t was agreed. that in view of the size and importance of the town and school, it was desirable that the sheds shouild be of such size and design as would add to the attract iveness in the appearance of the prem ises: The design prepared by Mr G. IH. Cain (Hamilton), that was exhibited inl connection with the Fefe last April, to be modified according to circuid satncri was adopted. A sub-committee, inhcld-il ing the Chairman (Mr J. S. MaePher son), Hon Secretary (Mr W. P. Little), Dr Skinner, and Mr R. C. Miller jnr, was appointed to obtain specifications, and to invite tenders as early as possible. In...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 5 February 1914
To i .It mornt th g s..4rw apmyhmsua 3.0 411I1L11ua Cough, ~Lthrrc'uism, gui 33 (wmh .3 chemiut mnd Druglu cutami. . boote) gn Notte., I., II, mmd 6 e: bottle. Wattertog. BOJNiNI c0TON U T H. G. KERR & CO. Invite the Repidenta'of Merino to vidit their Store and leave a.Trial Order before'Christmas. Everything -Fresh and Good and the Lowest Prices in the District. Wlshblnug Al Vey V NiHappy Crlstmas,. CASTERTON.. A (iENUINE Clearing Sale or Drapery, Millinery, &c., COMTilENOCED THURSDAY, January 22, 1914, Muslins; Prints, Delaines, Foulards, Crepe Muslins, Embroideries, Insertion, And the balance of our Dress Lengths, ALS O, Balance of Trimmed Imitation Panama Hats, Children's Hats, Ladies' Costumes, Underclothing, Gloves,: Ribbons, &c. HG. Harris, rFirst Stock-Taking rSale FIRST Stock-Taking Sale First Great Summer Stock-Taking Sale AT. Spen We STARTS ON We Want Thursday, Want Money February 5th, Cash! I.14, - AND WILL BE CONTINUED FOR ONE MONTH, ONE MONTH ON...
Merino Racing Club. [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 5 February 1914
Merino Racing Club. The annual meeting of the above was held at the Commercial Hotel on Satur. dlay night. There was a very good at tendance, and Mr T. E. Silvester (Presti dent of the club) occupied the chair. The balance-sheet showed a credit bal once of about £41). The election of officers resulted as fol lows:-President. Mr T. E. Silveater; Vice-Presidents : Messrs I. . MacLeod, J. M'lTtyre: and J. 'Camerop; Hon Treasurer, Mr .. I. . M'Cormnck; Hon Surgeon, Dr Morton; tlon Secretary, Mr A. C. Ross. Votes of thanks were passed as fol lows:-M-ir J.. -?M'Intyre for' the use of race.course grounds; Mr.D. VW. Brock for auction. sales of booths;' lir A. Page for services as auditor; Mr H.; W.Dew (Hamilton) for handicapping. The last named gentleman was presented with l ease of pips. " Mr A. C. Itoss, their ener.etic and able secretary, was presented with a tes timonial valued £515, as a small token of appreciation of his valuabloe services on behalf of the race club. Mr Ross expressed...
Merino. [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 5 February 1914
Merino, T'he herdsman-Mr M'Phee-informs us that water Is very scarce within his boundaries. A stretch of about 7 miles from the old Tahnira homestead to M:'t[llen'n farm, through roads with itburdance- of feed, but not a. drop of water, is a case in evidence. The same may be said of roads between Merino and Struan, where there used to be what -Here thought permanent springs, but all these are now dry, and the revenue from the common will suffer considerably, as stook owners are withdrawing their stock on account of the water scarcity. It is suggested that the Couuecil would find it m nsuch to the advantage of the municipal -lty to have a few places scooped out along these roads in spin spring time. There are various methods of conserving water and some of these should be adopted, as the.lanes a little way out of the town ship have still luxuriant feed on them. This is in some respects a drawback, as the dry grass makes the roads useless as firebrakes in the event of an outbreak of S...
Portland Races. [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 5 February 1914
*Poritland Races. The following are the handicaps for the above races, to be held on Thursday, February 12th:- - -, NELSON HANDICAP. st. lb. at. lb. Bonny B (late Mickie Free;.. 8 i 5 Bonny Land) 9 0 Pirateer ... 8 5 LaCarte ... 8 7 KXlora 8 3 McBmlth ... 8 7 Miss Binnia... 7 12 Vacheron ... 8 7 Whaledine ... 7 ~7 PORTLAND HANDICAP. at. lb. t. lb. Riot - :... 10 1 Vaoherou .] 6 9 Tioga ... 8 12 QuinIne'. .6 7 F. T. . 7 2 HURDLE RACE. et. lb. - st. )b. Chatter Boy - = Southerly ... 9 13 (lateLalam :.-- --.'Van Dyke-... 9 5 Boy) .11 5'.' Scoth Mix 8onny B (l'te o t'ure." ... 9 0 Sonny L'd) 10.10d QuInsine ... 9 Nizka ... 10 8` Wheledlne ...9 0 HENTYF HANDICP. et. lb. st. lb. Riot ... 13 7 Sonny B (lte KIng Kirk... 12 13 Sonny Land) 11 5 lbro ... 12 11 Vheron ... 10 .9 Tioga ..: 12.. 7 KilUorn ...a 10 7 NoTrumps... 11 13 PONY.RACE. . s"- . -at. lb, yds bhd Lady Sire.... "" 7 7 sor The Mouse' '7 7 " Fig ,..8. ..8 0 15 WinnIe ..; . .-: 8 10 20 Unicorn ... : 8 10 25 Queen Despised :'';..-...