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SUFFERED AGONY WITH HEAD ACHES. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 4 February 1914
SUF'FEIlUI) A(ONY WII'IH HEAD AC[IIES. "I highly reoomminlnd Uihamborlain's T'hlots to anyono who 8etfore from hoed. aihea," eays Mr, M, K. IlTarry, Mrlbrorough l.d., Viotoria Valley, Tailtlnin. " I suffored igony wi'h hioidnohoae ?ad tried lalloet every. thing, No'hing did mo atny good until a frielnd reoonammndod Chamblorlnin'u TI'blot, mnd they soon put me right gaino, Now I would not bo wilihout a box of Chambeorlain Tablete In the house," Sold by all atore. lieepere,
PRODUCE MARKETS. Melbourne, Friday. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 4 February 1914
PRODUCE MARKETP. Melbourne, Friday, Sheepskins,-Small oatalogues were sub. mitted at this week's auction, Competition was very keen on all merino, crossbred, and fine crossbred pelts, which sold id to 11 In sellers' favour, all other lines being well disposed of at late rates, Hidee,-Averags tuppliee were brought forward this week, Buyers were in full attendance, and the mat et for ill weights was firm and un, changed, Tellow.-Small supplies were submitted at Wednesday's auotions, lhe market for well rendered end good.ooloured linue was deoidedly 10/ per ton oin sellers' favour, while the darker shades declined 6/ to 101 per ton, Biallarat, Saturday, Threshling operations are gradually being extended throughout the distriot, and pro, duoe Is coming to hand more freely. The markete are beoomirg more settled, and prices qunted rtfleor tIoday's values, Wheati -Film, 3/6 to 3I7, Oate,-.Good irqulry for heavy lines at 1/8 to 119 1 inferior, 1/6 to 1/7, Barley,--English malting, 3/to 3/31...
WHYS WITHOUT ANSWERS. Familiar Questions that Puzzle Big Minds. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 4 February 1914
WHY8 WITHOUT AN8WEI.l, Familiar Questions that Puzzle Bi0 Minds, Dr, Donaldson Smith, who crossed Jentral Africa some time ago, disco. rered that the wholo of the centre of hat continent is gradually drying up, aklo Stefanie, he says, is muclh lower han it used to be, and the African ,ainfall is decreasing from year to year, Why, neither he nor any other sclientlst can really explain, Why, does it rain? is a question that f'ow can answer, There might be just as nimuch rain overhetad wlhen thie nky s clear as wlhen heavy clouds shut out the sunshine. When rain fallts froml t cloudless slk it is generally believed :hat thel nlolisture! has bon(! brought by he wind at, a great elovation, Sir J. C, lRoss hMas stated thaut in the South Atlantic it rained on ont ocea. dlon for upwards of an hour, while the liy was altogether froo fromt clouds.l, "The light was clear," he says, "the istars were shining with their accut omed brilliancy, when a shower of 'nin, consisting of llukewarmn drops,...
ST ARNAUD PRODUCE MARKET [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 4 February 1914
ST ARNAUJ LPRODUUE M~AHK1T'I H, T, Edwards reports : - Wheai, 3/?4 to 3/3. Oats, 1/6, Pelts, 3Jd to 4d per Ib, l lambs, to 6d per Ib, I rabbit, 6d ; hidue,44 to 6id
FOR THE HEALTH. Redness of the Nose. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 4 February 1914
FOR TIIE HEALTLH Redness of the Nosd, t Redness of the nose is a disfigure. Mont which may occur from one of ieveral causes, each differing widely, Primarily, it, is often due to temporary lisorders of the circulation; secondly, :o permanent disorders of the circula ion or changes in the blood capilla. vles; and thirdly, is duo to cutaneous 2haunges or disorders of the skin. The most general is the first case, and may be attributed very frequently .o Indigestion, which is temporarily nereased by tight-lacing or by drink. nug hot fluids, Naturally the remedy for this most distressing disorder hi to pay great attention to the diges? ion, and to wear tolerably loose'tit ing garments. 0 The second cause is generally cllron .c obstruction of the circulation, eithl ar caused by a disordered liver or an excess of alcohol, which produces a listension and enlargement of the ca. pillarles under the skin of the nose, and, should this be firmly established it in very difficult to effect a cure....
COMMERCIAL. MERCURY Office, Tuesday evening. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 4 February 1914
00MMEROIAL. RCnaOUR Office, Tuesday eveln i, WIOLESAL, r RETAIL, Flour, 68/7/4 Flour, IOU tl, bal 14/8 Chai, £8 Ocha, 41 Fresh Buttes, dalry, Fresh butter, 94 8d; Footory, Illd Faotnry, 11I Eggse, Odl Igsa, 74 Baoon, 1/1 Bacon, 1/2 Cheese, 8d Oheese, lOd Pollard, £4/16 per ton Pollard, 1/8 Lrasi, £4/10 per ton Bran, 1/2 Potatoes, 41 Pot atoes, I/ per aq
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 4 February 1914
?poo1al avortliomo~t3s. JAS. ROWE & SONS, BEG TO ANNOUNCE SPECIALS FOR FEBRUARY, Guns, Oartridges, and Shooting Requisites. HOLLIS GUN, WITH CROSS BOLT, £6, oIlllR Gun, with orose bolt and pigeon barrels, £7i10 GOnuine Hollie Gune, with ordinary fastener, £4/17/6 and £5/10 Ste.vens' Single Harrel Gun, 22/6 Stevens' Single Banrel Gun, with automatilor jector, 25/ Stevens' Single Barrel Gun, automatic ejector, Nitro. pepolal steel barrel, 40/ and 45/ W. W Greeneur's " )Dointon " Hammer Gun, £10/10 W. \\, Greener'o " 1,piro" HaRmmorlee Iunn, £12110 Bonehill Gune at all prices. A renl hargain--Bonehill Gun, with cross bolt, a real beauty at £4/17/6 Clarbrough and Johnaton's Hlammrr Gune at £0/15 and £71/1 p * A Clarbrough aid Johnston's Hammerles Gun, £11/15 Marson's (Englioh) IHanmmerless Gun, £9/10 CARTRIDGES I CARTRIDGES! CARTRIDGES1 Black Powder, loaded by Kynock's, 1/0 packet " Aster" Smokeless Powder, beat value ever imported, 2/3 packat K(ynook'e Job Qartridges, Smokeless...
ST. ARNAUD FIRE BRIGADE. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 4 February 1914
ST, ARNAUD FIRE IRHIGADE, Th'lei following rlrpot ioaU beni re, ctivld from I bh Ohtit f Jicer of thll Country Ftire Birigurlle, Mr, T. 8, Murcuhall, in o?iniulioil with bii tvisll to St. Arnaud itn D)l whlher .--When I arrivedi at the firte tation at 4 p,I , I found the lnenl(lbrl waiting to go on with a couim)pltiolinu for tlophita donated by lMr, Fred it awid, otte of tie lead, inil towlilt~lot, tIthe evuunt hbeing the Ore Mani Mi lurihll anid the One Mlan DIsahled liodo, T.heei' wore numerous entrieo, the ouptaiui, who was handi. calpper, mgn tranimrioutly placing himself at uoralohl, all the othere, with the exoeptioi of the o coretary, reoeiving itrlo, alitis of (theu lonlg on00e Tlhi cll)Upetition, which wia kenily con, setedi, lltiitd fromn 4 to 6 p i,, hut the brigadet fell in again at 7 30 p.a,, wheiin I Ftut them through my new tengine events for three and five men, each of tlheso bting carried out with great oxpertnesa, I find an Improve. un?nt all round in this brigade,...
LORD NELSON CO. SUGGESTIONS BY MR. REW. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 4 February 1914
LORD NELSON 00. lSUGGQESTION B13Y MRl, IlEW, The Mayor (Or, W. J, Rowe) is in receipt of the following communication from Mr, J L, Itew, of Ballarat, formerly a nmining manager at St. Arnaud, who makes a couple of euggeso tions, as follow : Dear Sir,--It was with extreme te. gret that I read in this Ioroing't " Age " newspaper of the result of the meetine with reference to the closing dtown of the Lord Nelson mine, .For tbe love of the St, Arnaud dia trict and its gold mines, I atni taking the liberty to offer two suugestions that may be worth consideration, The first is that your company get the Dtpartment of Mines to seud up our Bdllarat Geologier, Mr. Ilarag. wanath, to report, The second is to thoroughly test your immense quantity of eand and slimes. Of course, I know most of it hase p|asetd through thie cyanide process once, but, without ally rtfi ction, o thet mine officials, I would adrvin a thorough lest to be made, and if Weet Australian niinee' experience is any criterion ...
EXTRAVAGANCE IN CLOTHES. Change Which Has Come Over Parls. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 4 February 1914
EXTRAVAGANCE IN CLOTHE8, Change Which Has Come Over ParIs, The typical Parisionno, so dainty in her alluring simplicity, so economi. cal even in her extravagance, it no more, says a recent Parisian delspatch, A young generation of women has taken up the sceptre of fashion, a wave of madness seems to have swept away forethought and prudence, money is spent recklessly oin the cap. rice of an hour, debts aro incurrod, bridge has led to gambling, and the evil grows apace, Men are to blame. Women dress to please them, and the men in Paris know as much about sartorial effects as the dressmaker or milliner. They are very sensitive on points of femin. mne attire; therefore it is a necessity to the woman who wants to )hoop love at home to dress so that her sisters can neither crtilciso nor outrival her. Take, for Instance, the all-inportant question of hats. Not so long ago 'four.-new, hats and as many "renL)ov'. lions" were considered ample for the needs of the well-dressed woman. Now she r...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 4 February 1914
VICTORIAN Producers' Co Operative- Co. Ltd. 1 Head Otice-495 Collinsast,, Melbourne, Orain Shed--Wlliamstown, Wool, Hide, and Skin Stores, DAIRY PRODUCE. Stook Sales--MIlbourno, lendigo, Sun. bury and Nagtumbia, i~Lnd, Estate, and Insurance Agents, : :,:.: 8 s,Mfanre, Oils, Twine, Grow. ceries, Tea, &o. ENQUIRIES INVITED, P. c ROYAL MAIL STEAMERS LEAVE MELBOURNE EVERY ALTERNATE WEYK FOR MARSEILLES & LONDON Calling at Adelaide, Fremantle, Colombo, Aden, Port Said, Gibraltar, Plymouth on route With permiulicn to call at Brindii FIRST and SECOND Saloon only Return Ticket to Europe avaflable for Two Years RATES OF PASSAGE MONEY To FREMANTLE Sinle £7 10., to £9 101, Return £11 10,. to £14 5, To COLOMBO Single £27 10. to £34 2, Retu:n £40 14,, to £50 121. To BOMBAY and CALCI TTA Single £29 14,. to £37 8,. Return £44 to £56 2r. To MARSEILLES Single £') 12. to £78 2.. Rettrn 166 to £116 12.. A To LONDON Single £41 16s. to £82 10s. Return £69 6.. to £123 4,. Full particular, ...
TOOK HIS EMPLOYER'S ADVICE. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 4 February 1914
TOOK HIS EMPLOYER'S ADVICE, The proprietor of one of the prin cipal firms in the city had remarked that his head clerk, for whom he had a real liking, had for some reason fall. en into a great melancholy, and though he tried his best, he could not find out what was the matter with the young laanI, One day at last the sufferer owned, that he was in love, "Well, marry her," said the chief, "Oh, but," here the young man near. ly broke down, "she belongs to one of the best families in the towr--the par. ents will never consent," "Pooh! your position is good, your name honorable; they won't refuse. I will demand the. girl, for you, Does she love you?" "Yes, but it's no use; her parents won't listen," "Well, then, elope with her. Do I know the girl?" "Yes. She will be at your ball next Tuesday; awfully pretty," "Perfect! Now, listen to me," said the employer. "Leave the ball quietly with her, Joseph, my coachman, wiill wait for you at the door and drive you to the. station, He will ask no...
THE CAT'S WHISKERS. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 4 February 1914
THE CAT'S WHISKERS. Those sensitive organs, the cat's whiskers, are a relic of jungle days, It Is perhaps not generally known that a cat's power of discernment, especially at night, is due almost as much to his whiskers as to his eyes. To anyone who g6es to a menagerie and looks ,t the giant eats of the forest-the lion and his lihe--the purpose of these vi. brassae, as science names the hairs which project from the muzlo and from above the eyes, is evident !nough, They are delicate organs of touch, wonderful mochanisms of warning, Inach one grows from a follicle or :land, nerved to exquisite sensibility, its slightest contact with an obstacle is distinctly felt by the animal, though the hair itself is tough and insensible. These exaggerated whiskers on the muzzle often project to each side of the animal so far that from point to point they stretch to just the width of utis body,
SHIRE OF KARA KARA. DATES OF COUNCIL MEETING [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 4 February 1914
SHIRE OFl KARA KARA. DATES OF1 COUNCIL MEETING The Kara Kara Shire (ounoil will weot on the following dates : Frbruary ... ,,. 5 Maroh . ,, ... ,,, 12 A pril ... ... ... 9 May .. ,,, ,,, 7 June ,,,,, , ,, 4 July , ,,, ,,, 2 Augueb ,, ... ,,, 6 September ... ,,, 3 October ... ... .., 1 Oor~ber ... ,, ... 29 D, oember ... ... 3
JOYLAND. LAST DAYS OF POMPEH [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 4 February 1914
JOYLAND. LAST DAYS OF POMPEII An opportunity will be available next week of witnessing one of the most in. terestlng oineomatograph reproducllons of the proeent tine, the management of Joy. land having, at considerable expense, ,elcured the right to show the deeply in. teresting and historlo pioture, '' The Last Diys of Pompeii," The life of the in habitants of the fated city is faithfully depicted, and impressivo features in a love story are included in thle vaioua scenes, vwhich arc beaui iful in detail, The picture emibodies a wealth of data as described by the master mind of Ilulwor Lyrton, whose characters are euecested by the cosmopoli. tan methlodo of Pompeii's people, The half Grecian colony of Hercules accounls for some magnilicent characters, notably Glauous and Ions, Thi early struegles of Christianity with thie hoeatuih super. stitions suggested the creation of Olinthus, another siriking charactor ; and a remlialrk heard in Naples that, withI the utter dark. iuses wlich ...
NEW POSTAL RATES. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 4 February 1914
NEW POSTAL, RATES. The new postal rates, Including penny poetage on letters, cameo into force on the bit of May, The reduced rates are as follow : THROUGHOUT COMMONWEALTH AND PAPUA. Letters, Id per ' os. Letter cards, single, Id each, Do,, reply, ld each half. Post cards, single, Id each, Do,, reply, Id each half. Printed papers, ()d per 2 oz, Books, printed-.outbido Australia, Old per 4 oz, ; in Australla, O?d per 8 or, Magazinoe-Printed in Australia, 0 d I)er 8 oz. ; printed outside Australia, 0 d per 4 oz, "MInsard," Old per 12 oz, Commorolal papers, patterne, eample, and merchandise, Id per 2 oz. OVERSEA DOMINIONS. Letters from the Commonwealth to the United Kingdom, oversea dominlons, British colonies and protectorates, except the New Hebrides, Id per 4 oz. N W ZEALAND AND THEI ISLANDS 'lih rates to New Zealand, V'ji and British Solomon Islands are : Letters, id } oz. Post oards, single, Id, Do,, reply, Id each half. Letter cards, single, Id. Do,, reply, Id each half, Magazines...
ST. ARNAUD COURSING ENCLOSURE CLUB. ANNUAL MEETING. PROFIT OF OVER £215. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 4 February 1914
ST. ARNAUD COURSING a ENCLOSURE CLUB. h ---_-- 1 ANNUAL MEETING, a PROFIT OF OVER £215. 1 The annual mooeeting in connection t with the St, Arnaud Coursing E~. closure Club was held at thebo supper a room of the Town Hall on Monday t night, There was a very large attend ance, and much enbtlsiasmn was evinced in the proceedings, The president, Or, W. J, ll',we (Mayor) occupied the chair, and between 50 and 60 memhero were present, The chairman mentioned that this was the first annual meeting since the formation of the plumpton at 5r, Arnaud, and it wao very gratifying to Fee the inti rest that was being taken in the afftire of the club. Hie men tioned that) at a committee meeting held on Tuesday laot, the report and halance-sheet were approved of, and ordered on to the annual meeting. He had been asked to state that last year's mtmbero and those intending to be members this year had the right to vote on mattero brought up at thisi meeting, itEPOi'RTO, ETO. The annual report, balance ...
DATES OF COURTS. FOR YEAR 1914. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 4 February 1914
DATES OF COURTS. FOR YEAR 1914, The followiug aro the fixtures for thb holding of oourte at St, Arnaud during 1914: SUPrEME ConitR, Tuesday, 12hb May, Tuesday, 10th Novoember, COUNTY COURT AND ?ENERIAL SEslIONti, Wednesday, 18th Febluary, Tuesday, 21st April, Thursday, 13th August, Tuesday, 13th October, Wednesday, 9,h DecQmber, Oriminal-Daily. Civil and Licensing-TheJ Polioi Magistrate will sit on alternate F'ri. days, commencing from 9/1/14, Civil businessu will be conducted in the other week on Tuesday.
SPORTING NOTES. CRICKET. LOGAN DISTRICT ASSOCIATION. KURRACCA V. KOOREH. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 4 February 1914
SPORTING NOTES. flOIKET. LUGAN DISTRIO'I' ASSOOIATION., KU1JRItACA V. KOOREHI, Kurracc and Kooreh teame met at Knorth on Siturday, The mttoh re aultod in a win for Kooreb by 27 rune, ?hO e0ootO WereT: XOOltRl, 0. Miller, o H. Holh, b Brett ... 66 E. Moore, oa . Iolt, b Brett ... 0 F. Murrellh, o Curnow, h Broet.., 1 W. Moore, a Malone, b Sutton,,, 10 W. Rosa, a Papworth, b Doggott 5 F. Dubson,, h Ilargreaves .., 8 D Itn,, b Brntt ... ... ... 2 A Prootor, a Holr, b Bretb ,,, 1 G. Dohnt, b Britt ,,,... 6 W. Smith, a Doggett, b Har. |raveas ,,, ,,, ., O W. WilliHms, not out ... ... 0 Sundries ,,,,. . ... 10 Total.,. . ... , ... 109 Bowling..-G. Brett, 6 wiokete for 37 runll; II lHo, 0 for 7; 0 Sutton, 1 for 5 ; J. Dilauett, 1 for 14 ; A. Papworth, 0 for 8 ; E. Hargraves, 2 for 11, KURItACCA. 11, Holt, b Moore ...,,, 2 J,. Dogtrtt, b )R es ... ... 1 J. HIargravee, b Miller ... ... 21 0 Brett, b Miller ...,,... 15 +E l largraven, run out ... ... 14 A. Papworth, b Miller ... ,,. 12 H Bret...
MINING ITEMS. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 4 February 1914
MININ G ITEMS. Pyronueo, RIldbbank, 29 h Jan,.-Spur wheel in position. Started ptmp4. Water lowered to No. 2 level. Will have men below Monday. The on'put of Viotorian coal for 1913 wau 593 912 tona, valued at the minos at £274,951. The State mi)n produced 486 288 tone, the Jumbunhn lnmpany 38,795 tone, the Austral 0C, 33,461 tona, and the Outtrlw.Howirt Ormpany 29,460 tone. A dividend of £3739 wan paid by the O)uttrim Ilowlit Companiy, and one of £2,250 by the Jombunna Company.