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Toolondo-Cavendish Railway. [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 5 February 1914
Toolondo-Cavendlsh Rall wiy. In the Legislative Assembly last week, the Minister of Rail ways (Mr D. :Mackinnon) carried the motion "that in the opinion of the House, it is expedient to con struct a 5ft. 3in. gauge railway from Cavendish to Toolondo," the line having been recommended by the Railways Standing Com mittee. The new line is to be 43 9i miles long, and is estimated to cost £175,105. A loss of £2920 on working at the outset is esti mated, but it is considered that the line will benefit 250,000 acres of country, of which 20,000 acres are forest reserves.
Train Arrangements. [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 5 February 1914
Train Arrangements. TralN leavos Casterton 8.35 a.m., Band. ford 8.49, Henty 1l2, Marino 9.40,(Qrn-~ dale 10.12, Miakite 10.25,. rBranzholme 11.15, arrives Hamilton 11.50. Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Saturday. " Train leaves Hamilton 5 p.m., Bran-. nolme 6, Miakite 6.13, Oraasadsle 6 30, Menno 6.55, Henty 7.10, Bandford 7.25; nrrives Casterton 7.45 Tuesday and Friday. Leaves Hamllton 6.5, Bransholme 7.15, Miakite 7.28, Grasadale 7.40, Merino 8.10, Heaty 8.25, Bandford 8.45, arrives Csater. ton 9. Thursday. .Leave Hamilton?10.17 am., Bran: .boime 11.25. "Grasdale+ 11,53, Marino iE17 p.m., Henty 12.29. Saudford 12.47, .a Ca!tstartop 12 55.. ', 4 aat 8.10, Bandford 3.24, ew F Yr~1 io 4 , Glrasdale 4.30, i .I8 ,a e MemO.1
TO DO OTHERS GOOD. [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 5 February 1914
TO DO OTHERS 000ooD. "1 have beenlivlng in 8, WQuoenfland for thirteen years," writes M.R. Tindaleo. Editor of the Ounnamulla *Watchmano." "During that time I. have been subioct to attack'sof diarrlhca, and hanve always found Chamberlain's Colic and Diarrhoea' Remedy to quickly., relieve me. I cant recommend it to anyone suffering from that complaint. You may. use this letter as you see fit for it is written to do others good." Sold everywhere.
Youths and Pearifles. [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 5 February 1914
0You ths and Pearifles. "The liability of youths under 18 ? -rs of age to punishment by lipQ for use of pearifles orjsaloon iuns was mentioned in a recent -sse. But it appears that not uich youths alone, but anyone who supplies one of them with such weapons is also liable to p unishment. At Omeo, Gipps land last week, Henry A. Peter 'son,a well known district grazier, was fined 5/ for having lent apea rifle to a lad under the specified e. With the weapon, which had been lent to him for the pur porn, the lad had shot a dog that was trespassing on Mr Peterson's property, and the latter stated thst he had instructed the boy to shoot any dogs he found about hs,-paddocks, in which sheep -wee grazing.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 5 February 1914
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Nareen. [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 5 February 1914
I Nareen. Ti anTual1n m tine.of mem bers-of the "Naren -obe'anio.' Institute was held in the Hall on Satutday last. There was a good attendance, Mr Geo. Riddock pre -ilding. The balance-sheet; for the year showed credit of £75 is 2d, and the expenditure £14" 18s 5d, leaving a balance on hand of £602s 9d. Mr J; R. McDonald was elected President for the ensuing year; Vice-Presidents, Messrs T. J. Carey, and J. McVean; Com mittee, Messrs J. Waters, junr., D. McDonald, J. McVean, Geo. Riddoch, W. J. Waters, R. Neave. T. J.Carey, J. T. Walters, Jas. Riddoch, and the President; Hon. Secretary, Mr John T. Waters; Auditor, Mr A. Clark, jun. It was proposed to erect two dressing rooms at the back of the present stage. Theserooms ha've been badly needed for some time. Mr Riddoch was asked to make arrangements re the erection of these two rooms with Mr Wheeler, who had submitted a tender for the erection. A vote of thanks to all office-bearers of last year closed the meeting.
District Association. CASTERTON v COLERAINE. [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 5 February 1914
District Association. CASTERTON v COLERAINE. Casterton players intend making a bold bid for victory in the match with Coler aine at Casterton on Saturday next, and are urged to attend practice to.morrow (Friday) afternoon at 5.30 o'clock sharp. Players are requested to be on the ground sharp at 1.30 on Saturday, and any of those named m the list hereunder who will be unable to attend are requested to notify the assistant secretary (Mr Hurtle Smith). The teams will include: Casterton.--Deravin, Tibbles. Dunne, Ewen, Smith, James .(2). Nicholson, Wood, Abbott, Seanlan. Emergencies : Murrell, O'Neill, Matthews. Coleraine.-Wheeler, Burchett; Doug. las, Jones, Ferrier (2), Davenport (2), Summerland. Fitzgerald, J. Wheeler.
"Victorian Agriculture." [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 9 February 1914
"'Victorian Agriculture." Prospectus of the "Australian Settlenient Series" by Dr. Thomas Cherry, formerly Director of Agriculture, andcnow Professor of Agriculture'in the University of Melbourne, names " Victorian Agriculture" as the first of a series of text books, by the author named, on the problems of Aus tralian settlement. Each num ber will be profusely illustrated, and the matter quoted goes to show that the information con veyed will be of a practical and valuable character. The pros ,ectus gives illustration of the ainfall in this district from 1889 L912, showing an average of 27 inches.
Market Reports. [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 9 February 1914
Market Reports. The Geelong Hide, Skii, arid Tallow Brokers Association report Wednesday, Febuary 4, 1014 : Sheepskins.-A strong demand at late rates was fully maintained. In some instances higher prices was paid. Green Skins (full wool) : lMerino and Comeback to 108d, - Coarse Crossbreds to OOd, Spring Lambskins (small to medium)to 48d, Pelts to 42d. Dry Skins : Merino and Comeback to 8d; Crossbreds, to 7Ad; Spring Lamb skins, to 7Id; Pelts (merino) to 5)d; crossbreds to O)d.; inferior. and dead to. 3d. Hides: No ehange; prices about equal to recent quotations. Butchers' Green Hides, good; heavy and stout, to 71d; do; light anid medium, to 7dd; salted hides, good, heavy and stout, to 8d; do,, heavy, no substance, to 7-id ; do., light to medium, to 7:d ; kip to 72d. Messrs Dalgety & Co., Ltd., report, February 3, 1014: Rabbits (headless) stale winter 8d to 10d; -.grown Gidlto 7Id; does and 4 grown 5d ton 5)d; kittens 3id to id; mixed Od to 7d. Hare Skins : 11 to 1/O per doz....
"Farmer and Grazier." [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 9 February 1914
.? Parmer and Grazier." The current issue of the above hasphotograph and account of the enterprise of Mr Joseph Brad shaw, a native of Ballan, Vic toria, who was a pioneer, and is now a well known grazier in the Northern Territory. The issue gives interesting details of the career of this enterprising Vic torian, whose pioneer work of an adventurous and risky character has resulted in supply of useful information that gained for him the honor of appointment a. eFllow of the Royal Geographic Society and Life Fellow of the Imperial Institute. The iss contains, as usual, detailed it formation on a variety of sub jects associated with farming and grazing.
"Australian Journal." [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 9 February 1914
"Australian Journal." The February issue of this favorite monthly journal is to hand from the publishers, and it goes without saying that the con tents more than fully maintain the reputation of this old· estab tablishod family journal. There is further instalment of Marous Clark's great work, "His Natural Life," and the other ciurrent serials, as well as the usual var. iety of entertaining short stories, and also,of course, the usual var. iety of practical general informas. tion.
Border Territory. Question of Settlement. [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 9 February 1914
Border Territory. Question of Settlement. In reply to a question put by Mr Menzies, the Minister of Lands (Mr Lawson) stated id the Assembly, on, Wednesday, that officers of his department had been instructed to report on the terri tory along the South Australian border in possession of which Victoria has now been confirmed, and to show the area occupied, the number of persons in occu pation', and the area of Crown lands that might be dealt with under the settlement conditions. When this information had been obtained, the question of tenure would be determined.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 9 February 1914
To leet tbe Titel.-I am now puotffn up mp amouu n.I Cough, Asthbm. and Bionohitig Cue (worth s Chemist and Druggi s luna shubottle) In Bottle. , I. 2S, and Be erbottle. VOasteton. Weednesday Asoeclatfon. The neit miatch in this compeolition will take place on Wednesday, wlhen the Christ Church and C.Y.?I.S. teams meet for the third time. The teams will be picked from the following: Christ Church.-Tibbles, James (2), J. Seymour, Smith, Wood, Waters, O'Neill, Rotchford, Abbott, Hayes. Emergencies: Edgar, N.. Seymour, 'cachey. C.Y.M.S.--Seonan (2), Gill, Donovan, Grills, O'Meara, Matthews, Currie, Smith, Warren, Price, Fr lienehan, J. lbyd, C. Braminer, G. Malee, W. Clark, Friday was the hott~it day this sums mer. A hot wind in the afterpnoon blow with great violence, and caused damage in various parts. JMr James Harvey on "Talisker" estate had a large brick-ohimniey blown down. In the evening, a cool.change set in and rain threatened, but only a few drops fell, and now the weather is ...
Disputed Territory. The Riverina Question. [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 9 February 1914
Disputed Territory. The Biverina Question. Now that Viotoria hs :been confirmed in possession of the strip of country along the South Australian Border on the ground that the land was made part of this State in terms of the original delimitation oat boundaries, the the point has again been raised that on similar grounds Riverina should also be included in Vic toria. There can be no doubt whatever, that the original in tention of the New South Wales Parliament, and also of the Im perial authorities, was that. Vic toria should include the Riverina, which is by geographical situa tion much more closely associated with Melbourne than: with' Syd ney. It is practically admitted that with respect to the wording of the Separation Act, the Mur rumbidgee was accepted as a "source of the Murray," and was so regarded in drafting the terms of the clause which fixed-the eastern end of the northern boundary of Victoria as a straight linerunning from "that source" of the Murray nearest the sea, to ...
Social Gathering. Merino Wedding Festivities [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 9 February 1914
Social Gathering. Merino Wedding Festivities t On Wednesday, danuary 91, the in srited friends of Mfr and Mrs A HuIghes met at M-rs Cronin's residence on "Tals., ker" at d reception given 'd celobratioa of their recent ianrrige ; .L vr3y enjoy. able eveniing titls spent lid ddaing dad various games until supper time; when about 150 persons sat for supper, which was entered for by Mr Brown, of Hamil. ton, who in every w3ay gave copiplatq satisfanotion. .Mr [Montgomery, manager of the Merino Butter Tacobry, presided, and after giving " The King," proposed "TThe Bride aind Bridegroom," with eulogistic reference to the amiable qualities of the bride an thdl estimable character of the bridegroom. SIr J. O'Brien and .Mr Stewart Campbell each spoke ii, high terms of 3ir and.Mr and Mrs HIughes. Mr' S. I.I Smith spoke oun behalf of 'rs Cronin, the mother, of the, bride; and- Mr P. L. Cronlin responded:- Mr Hughes, in a neat response, tlhanked the speakers for all tie kiid 'tliigoR asid ":abo...
Melbourne Wool Sales [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 9 February 1914
Melbourne Wool Sales The Australian Estates and Mortgage Co., Ltd., report :--We hold our last wool sale of the re gular weekly series on Wednes day, when we offered a catalogue of about .1400 'bales,. consisting principallyof ?re-classed "and re offered lots, and a few clips from the. later shearing districts of Gippsland. Competition was again particularly keen from a large attendance of buyers, and prices may. be quoted very firm at last week's rates for all grades of wool. The top price of the sale was 13%d, weich was paid for a bright showy comeback from the Western district on account of Messrs McGeoch Bro~p?.Principal clip offered was JI/Springfield on account of Mr F. Klingsporn 'of Delatite. This mark was re classed in ourstores and sold to 14d for merino, 113%d for come back, 9%d for pieces and 6½d for bellies. TWGSIArdune (T. W. G. Seacker, Lucindale, S.A.) sold to 12d for AA and 11 34d for AAA. For AMcM!/I (&. McMillan, Harrow) andf Y/Burn (Jas. Rae burn, junr., ...