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BALLARAT PIG MARKET. Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 21 March 1914
BAIJjAIwVT PIC. JIATiKET. Wednesday. ! Coghlan. Boaso and Co. report:—An I other heavy supply, comprising all classes, tho yariling of Ij.i ('oners being exceptionally line, and comprising a large number of good quality Small pigs were within requirements. ami prices were tinner. A full attendance of cur cr.&lt; ami trade was present. Baconers: The yarding met buyer.-, well, and the market opened to brisk competition, and prices hardened on last week's rates. Best pens, .13/18/ to .£4/2 to £i!3/ to' •iUlllG, at which prices we sold for 1)5 vendors, in pens of one to seven head, ex Ira .11-1 /">/; Mr .1. Fitzsimmons, Mr .1. Marshall, Mr B. Kane. .£4/5/&lt;i; Mr 11. Buckle. .£4/(!/: Mr .1. Uonnellan. Mr .1. Gascard. Mr T. .Gurry. .4:4/7/: Mrs Guth rie. .£2; and eight for Mr J. Toohev. The top price of the market for pens was • £4/7/l(. for Mr W. Kickard: and seven of Mr W. Tioobcy; whilst odd extra, extra weighty pigs, of Mr Greenbank. made .£!/■!/(>. Good pens. ...
BALLARAT WHOLESALE PRODUCE MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 21 March 1914
BALLARAT WHOLESALE rBODUCE MAKKET. , , Tlio quotations ate:— xvnoat, a/i« iui prinio niiUiiii?. Oats: lair iec-d. 1,9 to 1/10 lor heavy Peas, ii. har.ey: Prime. 3,3 to 3,4: fair to good. 2/9 to 3/; Cape, 2/ to 2/2. Flour, .4:9. Bran, ; pollard. -to o/. Potatoes, new, .£3,10/ to £4. Hay: Tk't vltaffiug, X2 to .£2/2/6; mango r, j£2;5/ to .C2/7j6. Straw, 3..)6.
Borough of Browns and Scarsdale. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 21 March 1914
Sefaugn of Browns and Bcarsdale. The Borough Council met on Monday, Present—Mayor Louden, Crs Station, Aisbett. Wilkinson, Croatliwaite. Cr N. Carnegie, the newly elected councillor, took his seat. Correspondence. From Public Works Department and Mr Chatham, M.P„ stating that the council had been allotted JiSO for the maintenance of the main roads and bridges, council to expend £50 additional. From J. Chatham. M.P., inform ing the council that the Thistle Bill had been dischargod. He had taken up the position suggested with re ference to clause —that the Go vernment should be responsible for the eradication of noxions weeds on Crowr lauds. From W. Danitl. Newtown, com plaining of the approach to the water for stock at the "Stream Dam." It was decided that enquiries be made as to the contiol of the dam, and that' an inspection be made by councillors when cu their annua 1 visit re the roads. Health Ollicer's Report. Dr. Vise reported the general health of tbp borough to be satisfac to...
BALLARAT HORSE MARKET. Friday. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 21 March 1914
BALLAJ5AT HOliSE MAKKET. rmlay. Ucghlan. lfoase. ami &lt;o. report: — w •> offered :it. auction :it our yards tlii* wrelc 122 horr-es, i)7 lattK-. Horses: T&lt;-.iay\ market was fully &lt;i>j>j»]ii•&lt; 1 with a!) classes, heavy. medium. ;n:&lt;l lifrht draughts being will represented. whilst. I-cnies and light haulers hor&lt;&lt;v were stiongly in oviil:-n, >. and included ctii» lino of 20 head ir.un Sheep Hills, all of which jK^sessed nice quality, g&lt;&lt;&lt;! breed ing, and condition. and were one .it' the t-est consignments placed on the market tlii? year. No youitg extra heavy draughts licit' to iiaml. bin medium and light draughts were jilcsitiin 1. Tho attend ance of buyers was to a certain extent limited, tile country attraction being tho annual I?:. I'atrick' Day sports, which drew many liiivct-s away; yet on the whole a fair volume of business can In- i-cjmitiO. We made sales for...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 21 March 1914
THEY DECLARE IT TO BE THE ONE MEDICINE THAT GIVES NEW VITALITY AND LIFE. CLIENTS TONIC LTD. "'As a nurse I have t:cn Cmr-enls Tonic do so much jvood a:ucjsst my patients, it is ir.y duly to slats these facts, i have prescribed it often and in every case it soothes the patient, it :'h'es refreshing sleep, crcates a rksirc for food, and IT HELPS I THE FOOD TO DIGEST. The patients become bright and I cacerfal after its use. As a I fccalih restorer I say Clements | Tonic HAS KO EQUAL. I (Signed) NURSE LINKDEBERG'." T!ic Rev. J. HOSTING. D.D.. Mini; U'.r ot the Congregational Mission Church, yiizroy, Melbourne, writes:— • "3 suffered from Nervous Prostra tion, Insomnia, and Nervous Head aches. One bottle of CLEMENTS TONIC pot me righi, and was worth its weight in gold." are IrrtTs that every man anil womai: . \iM rm l a"it an upon. This remedy ^ the aM.ml /\u>ir.tlum t.loti.l suul nerve ic-cue , . r, ami no unhealthy man t»r woman sh .itld : u iriottt ii. it i; only a-mih.-r nam- fot ...
ST. PATRICK'S DAY RACES SUCCESSFUL MEETING AT ROKEWOOD. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 21 March 1914
ST. PATRICK'S DAY RAGES SUCCESSFUL MliETIN'G AT liOKK WOOD. An inviting program mo of evonts and beautiful atmospherical conditions un doubtedly contributed to tin- great success of tin-, raw meeting lielcl at Itokewood on Tuesday in a.&lt;l of the Rokewixid Mo clninie^' 1 nslit;ul" and I'm; Library. Tlic attendance mi.; tin., largest tor many years past, ami the v?!iuli&lt; countryside from near and far was well jepre-ented. The pre sident (JirC. W. Sfcinbrook) held flit- post wit.li It is ui-ual dignity; tin- secretary t-M r .1. G. U:'iiyi, although having his hands full, admirably coped willi the duties of the otiice; and other otliciuls who ren dered ^r'-,>d service wereTreasurer, Mr 1'". Wostrieiu: jud;o, .Mr Ci. H. Stanbrook; st-artcr, Mr .1. M'(111; JII; clerk -of course. Air D. Carr: cleric of Males, .Mr .1. Meyer: pony measurer; Mr 1!. .lolly; stewards, Meswrs .1. M'Carthy, \V. Alcorne, C. "Wild ing, W. Chatham, W. Laidlcr. sen.. D. II. Gibson, ami Allen ...
THE WIND OF HOPE [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 21 March 1914
THE WIND OF HOPE (By James Douglas, in "The Daily News and Loader.") Swinburne saw and sang "A Vision of Spring in Midwinter." Happy is the man who can always forget the past and the present and fix his gazo on the future. For him the darkest night aches with a future star. For him thero is a budding morrow in every midnight. For him there is nothing irrevocable. Happiness is the art of looking forward. Tho other day I was walking on the wet sand along the chilly merge of the grey December sea. Jiy mood was cold and dark. The remembrance of suffer ing lay heavy on my mind. I had no strength of joy In mo to struggle with tho harpies of gloom tearing at my heart. Suddenly I felt on my face a iittlo breeze blowing olf the waves. It was like tho caress of an angel. There was something animate in its poignant passion of tenderness. It brought me the message of miles of strong salt sea. H set every ncrvo tingling and shud dering with delighted life. As the little wind from the sea played ...
TOWER OF LONDON GHOSTLY APPARITIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 21 March 1914
TOWER OF LONDON GHOSTLY .APPARITIONS. .By a "Citizen" in "The Daily Tele graph.") At times, some will tell you, when a wind whistles about the turrets and barred gates of the Tower of London, and out of a break in storm-clouds the moon peers down, searching with a silvery light the baileys and" sally-ports and prisoners' walks guarded by these high walls, the dark shadow of an axe steals across tho blood-soaked plot of ground on Tower green, and stands gaunt and erect, silhouetted against the Norman keep. Tho tide lapping: the river wharves, unseen though but a few yards distant, the occasional stir of the shipping, and the inexplicable sounds of a great city add to the mysteries of tho night. This should be a wracking place for nerves. Eight centuries of England's story aro isolated within the Tower's encircling walls. If any s'jb- ] stance there be in the belief that dis tracted ghosts revisit the scenes of their great sorrows, assuredly upon no spot on earth do they congregate mo...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 28 March 1914
SALVATION AEMT-Um Holiness Mooting. 3 p.m.. Free and Easy. 7 p -n Salvation Meeting. Captain W, .T. Spiller. Lieutenant G. Wells. Nervous Breakdown Mr. P. R. MILES, a well-known Interstate Traveller, REPRESENTING ONE OF THE LARGEST COMMERCIAL FIRMS IN AUSTRALASIA, WRITES A REMARKABLE LETTER TO CLEMENTS TONIC LTD.. IN WHICH HE DRAWS THE PUBLIC ATTENTION TO HIS WONDERFUL RECOVERY TO HEALTH AFTER ALL MEDI CINES FAILED HIM. MR. MILES EMPHATICALLY DECLARES HE CONSIDERS THIS TONIC THE GREATEST IN THE WORLD, BECAUSE HE KNOWS WHAT IT DID FOR HIM AND FOR HIS SYDNEY FRIEND WHO ADVISED HIM TO TAKE IT. AND WHOM IT CUR. D OF RHEUMATISM AFTER HE HAD BEEN CON SIDERED INCURABLE. READ THIS LETTER—IT IS COOD READING FOR THOSE WHO DESIRE TO REGAIN HEALTH. Commercial Travellers' Club. Moore St., Sydney, 3/4/13. CEMENTS TONIC LTD., •* For years I suffered from CHRONIC INDIGESTION and DEBILITY, as mv profession is one involving very strenuous duties in the interests of one of the largest international fi...
BALLARAT WHOLESALE PRODUCE MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 28 March 1914
SAIXAKAT W1I0LKS.VLK PBODUCE MAHKET. Tho quotations are:—Wheat, o/J loi prime milling. Oats: Fair food, 1/9 tc 1/10 for heavy food. IVas, 4/ to 4/2. Bar ley: Prime, 3/3 lo 3/4; fair to good, 2/10 tc •3/; Capo, 2/ to 2/2. Flour, Bran, J25/5/; pollard, .£5/5/. Potatoes, now, J!A to X-i/10/. lliay: Best chaiEng, £2151; manger, JC2/7/6 to «£2/10/. Straw, 30/ tc 82/6.
Sporting. CYCLING. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 28 March 1914
spoiling. CYCLING. E. Mayman. a Melbourne motor cyclist, last Saturday, recorded a fast half mile on the road—from a flying start he negotiated the 880 yards in 26-1/f) sec. (eqnal to 6S.7 xnilea an hour) which equals the re cent record established by E. E. Koster in Adelaide. Maymen rode a 3i h.p. Dunlop shod "Triumph" stripped of guards, etc. His ride was officially timed and was accom plished on a straightaway asphalted Toad acrosB the North Melbourne Swamp and like the recent Adelaide records was only ridden in on&lt;^ di rection. The Motor Cycle Clubs ■who undertake to time and check rides of this description should en deavor to follow tbe ruling of the International Records Association, of Europe, which has decreed that all motor records up to a mile inu&t be ridden in opposite directions, and the mean time taken. This is to equalise any advantage gained from a favorable wind or gradient, and is a very fair condition. Only recent ly Daray's great drive at Osten...
ROCKWOOD. SCOTCH FAIR. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 28 March 1914
IlOIvEWOOD. SCOTCH FAIR. The Scotch Fair, held last week in aid of the Presbyterian Church, lias panned out most successfully, a clear profit of £(10 haying been made. This large sum was mainly accounted for by the generous don ations from members of the con gregation and friends. The joint secretaries, Mrs H. S. Elder aud Mr 6. W. Evans, rendered Yeoman service, and they received valuable service from a band of willing and enthusiastic helpers. The attract ively decorated stalls and other ap pointments were the source of much favorable comment. The following atall-holders were in attendance: — Fancy, Mrs Johns and Mrs .J. N. Elder; lolly. Misses Wallace and Parker; Corindhap stall, Mrs \Y. H. J?. Catr and Misses Bovle; produce, Airs T. Parker and Miss Hirth; book Miss Taverner; plant, Miss F. Jacka and Miss D. .laeka; shooting gallery Messrs Baillee, Bert Jacka. Leslie Jacka, and G. W. Evans; refresh ment, Miss Hay, Miss M. Ehk r, Mrs •Chambers; bran pie, Miss N. Boyle and Miss B. ...
OFF THE EARTH! NOVICE'S ADVENTURU ON SKI. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 28 March 1914
OFF THE EARTH! NOVICU'S ADVENTURU ON SKI. (By a special correspondent in "The Daily News and Leader"). ,, 4 soo» learn that winter sporL in mo Alps means really ski-ing. Tho skaters aro a small and artistic class apart. Toboganning is a healthy and vivacious sport tor children and those who arc child-hearted. Sleighing, v/cll .wrapped up in furs, with plumed horses and bolls a-Jingle, is for rieli Germans. Uob-sloighing is excellent communal fun, requiring considerable skill for such a run as tho full length of the Cresta. But skl-ing is for thoso who aro young and adventurous, who love to range on mountain slopes instead &lt;:f a rink behind tho hotel, and who are sound in wind and limb. Tho man who is just beginning to wonder whether he is too old at forty and is a nowcomer looks upon the young ann ruddy ski-ers at the hotel as an elderly farmer regards Hamel at Hendon. Ah! new blood, supple limbs, and. exquisite Bkill! Tho lucky young rogues! He merely listens with Intere...
CRESSY. EFFECT OF DROUGHT. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 28 March 1914
OR ESS Y. EFFECT OF DROUGHT. ^fever was there such a ury spell, l>ut the farmer who deep fallowed £nds that the sorrel is being killed, llie worms coming to tho surface, and ao generally everything is being sweetened for the coming winter reason. Potatoes are worm-eaten, and are a failure, stillonions promise -well, the quality being good. GOOD FISHING. Some good fish are being caught an Woady Yallock.
MILLIONS FOR WORKERS PROFIT-SHARING SCHEME. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 28 March 1914
MILLIONS FOR WORKERS PROFIT-SHARING SCHEME. air Henry Ford s scheme to distri bute £2,000,000, representing approxi mately one-half of the profits of the Ford Motor Car Company, among the employes attracts universal attention (says tho New York correspondent of "Tho Daily Telegraph" on January 7). Additional details from Detroit, fur nished by the secretary of the com pany, are to the effect that employes will share in the profits annually, and no employe over the age of 22, not oyen floor-sweepers, will receive less than £1 daily. 3\Ir Henry Ford, the originator of the scheme, is quoted as declaring that capital and labor "hith erto have not shared profits to the ex tent they should. As to the possibility of'losses, nothing definite is forthcom ing from Detroit so far, but every mechanic in the United States now contemplates offering his services to tine Ford Motor Company. "The greatest revolution in the mat f;r of rewards for workers ever known in the industrial world," is the de...
Resigning the Ministry. REV. GEO. HAY, B.A. VALEDICTION AND PRESENTATION AT ILLABAROOK. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 28 March 1914
tesMg tte iDigisiig. REV. GEO. HAY, B.A. VALEDICTION AND PRESENT ATION AT ILLABAROOK. The Rev. George Hay, B.A., who for over thirty years has been in charge of the Ilokewood and dis trict Presbyterian churches—and of which Illabarook up to about ten years ago was one of them—and who is abont to retire from the ministry, was on Thursday evening tendered a valedictory social in the Illabarook Presbyterian Church.and was made tlio recipient of a travel ling rug by members of the congre gation. The attendance was a large one, and was representative of all parts of the district. The Rev. J. Hall, who is in charge of the Berringa district mission, oc cupied the chair. He regarded the occasion an unique one. It was a pleasure to make a presentation to one who had ministered to the people bo long in this district in holy things, and there was no doubt that he could say with the Apostle Paul, "I have not failed or shunned to declare nntoyou the whole coun sel of God." He had often heard of ...
IN WILD MONGOLIA [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 28 March 1914
IN WILD MONGOLIA •Sir Francis Younghusband, K.C.I.E., in a tine article in the "Saturday Re view." says:— "All Asia has ot late been sUrr.ng into lire. And now in tlie vo.-y bc-nrt of the continent, in its deepest, re motest, least accessible parts there is movement. "liven in wilci, lone Mongolia there is a quickening into lite. The dull, lethargic, heavy Mongols are bestirring themselves. Tliey have long been in censed at the gradual encroachment of the Chinese traders anil agriculturists upon their pasture lands. They have resented the Chinese demand on them for military service. As long as the Manchu Emperors exercised over them a mild and lenient suzerainty they were willing to be included in the Chh^etv- Empire. .But when the Maji chu Dynasty fell aiui the control came into the hands of the Chinese, to whoso growing pressure on them they so much objected, then they revolted against such authority; they declared tiieir independence of China; they as serted their ancient autonom...
District News. SCARSDALE. WEDDING. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 28 March 1914
Disirici news. SCARSDALE, WEDDING. A Yery quiet and pretty wedding ~X»ok place at Newtown at the resi dence of Mr and Mrs Thompson, -when Victoria Myrtle, their young est daughter, was married to Mr 2&rnt>8t Hunter Jamison, State achool teacher, only son of Mr and Mra Jamison, of Golden Lake. The l>riae, who entered the drawing room on the arm of her father, was handsomely gowned in a while silk Irimtneii with honiton lace and pearl buttons. She wore orange blossom in her hair also a posy of orange Llosaom in her dress. The brides maid, Miss Bessie Thompson, wore a white embroidery tunic with white j?aiin belt and streamers. The bride groom was attended by Mr Willie Thompson, brother of bride. The bridegroom's gift to bridesmaid was a handsome pair of ornamental sil -»or candlesticks, Mrs Magnire played the Wedding March. The guests, who wero only the relatives . j»od. immediate friends of the bride aud bridegroom, were entertained to a aumptuous repast in the large di...