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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Federal Standard — 27 March 1914
L,et's talk it over! Something about Groceries and Household Articles, Sturt tlio New Yi:iir rialil by purclwsitip! all your linust'liold supplies hern. Yuu will lincl (lie prices so reasonable ili'ii your grocry bills will bo considerably reduued. Tlint is n poiuli every economical huuscwifo shoulil citri fully eotmidi-r. Crockery & Glassware. Accidents will linppcu uml articles of daily use constantly need replacing. NVlion you want anything come in here. Everything needed in the house can be bought at moderate prices, and, o£ course, the quality is yood Crockery Ware Tea i ots Biscuit Barr els Cheese Stands arid Fancy Glassware in great variety. Wall Papers. .We are selling all the newest patterns at City prices. You should take advantage of the fino - ' selection wo now have, and paper your rooms. It will not cost much and will ullect a L)ij» . , ' ' improvement in its appearance. Harvester Oils & Tools. We have thu best brands of Harvester Oils !. and a good ass...
CLOSE SEASONS FOR FISH. [Newspaper Article] — Federal Standard — 27 March 1914
2LOSE SEASONS FOtt FISH. ( 'Black Fish-From lat September to 15th December ini each year (both dates inclusive) Crayfish-The whole year for all leas than 9 inches in leDeth, and for Female Crayfish from the 1st JUEO to the 30th November (both dates inclusive in each year English Roach-From 15th September to 15th November. English Trout-From tho 1st May to the 31st August in each year (both)*date6 inclusive) Qippsland Perch-From 1st August to the 30th November in each year (both dates inclusive) Murray Bream, Murray Perch, Murray Cod-From the lat Octofcor to the 30th November Lin each year (both dates In clusive MINIMUM WEIGHTS OF FISH. Blackfish, 4ozs; Murray Cod, ljlbs ; Murray Perch, 8ozs ; Perch, Cozs; Bream oozs ; Silver Bream, 6ozs
SOCIAL AT SPRINGHURST. [Newspaper Article] — Federal Standard — 27 March 1914
SOCIAL AT SPRINQMURST. Ou Friday evening last at the Sta'e .School, Sprin/jhurst, Mrs John O'Brien, prior to her doparture from tho dis trict, wns presented by the local brunch of the A.W.N. Leaguo with a beau1 iful silver teapot, and by lior lady friends outside the loitj;uo with a hand some silver-backed brush and comb. The presentations wore made by Mr F. Raukin, an old friend antl school mate of Wih O'Brien's, and husband of tho lion sue of tlio A. W.N.Li. Mr Rankin said it was with much pleasuro ho made the presentations, but was very sorry that Mrs O'Brien was leav ing the district where she had spent the ^reaier part of her life and won tho respect and esteem of all. Ho was pleased to see an old resident appro ciated, as it often happened that people who had spent nil their livea in a place were allowed to depart without any recognition, whereas others who only fpent a .short tiinf in a place had a great fuss made about them. As a member of the A.W.N. League, Mrs O'Brion was ...
Items of News [Newspaper Article] — Federal Standard — 27 March 1914
sterns of "Slews* Mr A. J. Bennett, who unsuccess fully contested the Ovens ill llio lii.st SLato eloclion, iLiicJ Air 11. V.iutlun bui'2, who was selected but declined to persevero wiLb his candidature for tho Siiiuo seal,, h.-ivo been Dominated for selection by the P. L.(J. tu run against (ho silling member, the Hon. A. A. Billson at the next election. A vote of the ineinlier.-i of Llio P.L.U. will bo tukon forthwith. Mr T. Martin, of IJunawartli'i, has been nominated for selection l>y the Liberal league as a candidate for the next Somite election. At tho Cliilturn p-dici) court on Tuesday tlio Shiro of Yackandaudah obtained orders against several rain payers for arrears of rates, and in each ufi30 12.s Gd wero nlIuwciJ. IM r Whitehead uppeared for the sliiio. One of the strikers at Uutlierglen named Conway fell foul of the police last week and was arrested. Throe charges woro preferred against him and ho was liued on each as follows : 10s or IS hours' imprisonment for insultin...
UPPER INDIGO V BARNAWARTHA. [Newspaper Article] — Federal Standard — 27 March 1914
UITKU INMOO V BAHNAWAHTHA. Tho ludi^o cricketers journeyed to uur muvartha on Saturday last to try conclusions with a local team, and after a vory enjoyabl* game were victorious. Tho Harney captain winning the toss sent the visitors in to bat. tho result being that 98 runs were put to gefber, J. Boyps 32 and. B. Devitt 1«j making nirvit runs. Barnawiirtba on going to the wiekctn PtiornU 57, l\ Quirk If) and VV. Haxtor 11 being only onos to roncb double figures against tho bowling of McGrath who had tho fmo average of ft wickots'Cor Uo runs. Scores; Bamawnrtha. P. Quirk, b McGnilh.. .. 15 \V Dickson, b McGrnth !) \V Baxter, b McGrath .. 11 J. Kennedy, run out .. .. .. 1 J. Karroly, o LioigW, fo McGrath .. 0 J. Draper, b McGralh .. .. 0 J. McGe.nn, h McGrath .. .. 2 Chambers, b McGrath ,, 1 T, HttnwJii, b Lan«)»»y .. .. 2 R. Newbound, b McGrath- .. .. 2 F. Holloway, not out .. 1 Sundries ,, ,, J Total, .,57 BowlinK" li LauRley, 1 wiokot for 25 runs ; .1. McGrntli, 8 wickots for 25 run...
The Federal Standard, ESTABLISHED 1859 With which are Incorporated THE OVENS CONSTITUTION and MURRAY GAZETTE. PUBLISHED EVERY Friday MORNING FRIDAY, MARCH 27, 1914 [Newspaper Article] — Federal Standard — 27 March 1914
EHTABLIHUED 1850 With whloh aro Incorporated THE OVENS CONSTITUTION and MURRAY GAZHTTB. PUBLISHED EVKRY Fiuday MORNING FRIDAY, MALICII 27, 1'Jlt TUB deputation to tlio Minister for Victorian Railways by tho mem bers of tlio Howlong and lJorder Railway and tho representatives returned homo with tho feeling that, ;it any rati), tliey hud tho sympathy of tho MinUter. Tlio movement for ihe extension of railway facilities from the North eastern lino to Howlong has been going 011 for tho past two and a half years and if the line as rci[iH'sted were constructed it would be sure to be a paying concern from the start. The natural port for the produce, of the lliverina district is .dolbourne, and there is 110 reason why farmers should liavo to send their stull' 1100 miles when by the natural route it could reach its destination in about ISO miles. The amount of country to be served by this proposed railway is very large and with tho extension of tho line right through to Brock lexliy the whol...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Federal Standard — 27 March 1914
' A HOME MADE HAIR GROWER, THAT DOES MARVELS. . During the last few years*announcement? ? bave appeared occasionally telling bow to 1 .. make a really good bair tonic that would actually make the hair grow, and it gives us great pleasure to team that so many who have tried it have obtained such remarkable rARnlU Coo InJ/ «'riloo thnt imii)oJiaCcI,Y after reading the formula, ehe went to her chemist and had him put up as directed, 1 ounce of Lavona do Compossee, J dram Men tbol Crystals, and 3 ounces Bay Rum. Rh» took this homo and although her hair had been falling out terribly and she way threatened with baldness, she was astonished and delighted to note that the falling ouf of-the hair stopped immediately, and the hair itself began to grow in an amazing manner. In fact, she states that it has already grown nearly 8 inches in a little over two months. Moreover, her hair i-s now brighter, glossier and more luxuriant than ever and is still growing. She rubbed the tonic into the roots...
SUNDAY SHOOTING. THE LAW DEFIND. WHEN GUNS ARE FORBIDDEN. [Newspaper Article] — Federal Standard — 27 March 1914
SUNDAY SHOOTING. TUB LAW DKFINKI). WIIKN GUNS AKE FOUMDDKX. Shouting on Sunday is forbidden by law, and on Sunday evening, January li.r>, .Serjeant Neill, of Sale, finding six guns in a boat that hud just arrived at the canal wharf, tnok pos session of tliein. The men who had been in the boat left before Sergeant Neill reaoheil it., but one of the yuiis was claimed by William O'Connor, and he w is charged at the local court of petty sessions on February 9 with a breach of the law. There was a con flict of evidence ns to the condition of the i!un, and whether it was in a case when Neill took possession of it. Mr Harris, P.M., hold that it, was not 11 breach of the law to carry a gun in a case on Sunday, atid dismissed the ease against O'Connor. The Crown sought to have this decision reviewer), .and on Monday Mr Justice A'Beckett delivered judgment, in which he agreed with tlio decision of the magistrate, hut d issented for the reason aiven for arriviug at that decision by the magi...
Rainfall Records at Chiltern. [Newspaper Article] — Federal Standard — 27 March 1914
Rainfall Records at Chiltern. Year 1887 . 1888 1889 1890 1891 -1893 ~ 1893 1894 1895 189G 1897 1898 1899 ' 1900 190 L 190:3 1003 - -1001 *1905 . ~ ' 190G 1907 1908 1909 _ - 1910 1911 1912 1913 Points 3717 1851 4138 2-157 2567 2318 3025 407S 2427 2348 1927 2704 2387 2804 2174 1C73 2720 -jo-ia 2553 3329 1809 2234 2525 2409 2G17 2103 2309 No, days raiu fell 111 75 87 88 S3 94 81 117 . 89 88 92 92 100 12G HO 77 121 .J'J 118 101 69 101 114 110 111 9G 98
MONGOLIAN DUNGEON HORRORS. PRISONERS IN COFFINS. [Newspaper Article] — Federal Standard — 27 March 1914
MONGOLIAN DUNQEON HORRORS. I'lUSONKKS IN COFFINS. The contrasts ot lviongoita - 1* strong attractiveness and gleams of Western civilisation, and its depraved morality and barbarity-were vividly Bketched by Mrs Herbert T. Bulstrodo at a largely attended meeting of the Royal Asiatio Society, London. Mrs ?UatBtrocto nccoaipf/shi-d 11 renmrkiiblo feat lasf; year, when with but a soli tary companion, she travelled over 700 uiiles by caravan in Mongolia. Debcribing the prisons of tho capital, to which she succeeded in gaining ad mission, Mrs Bulstrode said :-" With in a small compound, fenced in by high spiked palisades, are five or six duugeons. There are human beings in these dungeons, aod among them quite a number of highly civilised, re fined and gentle Chinese, who are shut up for tho remainder of their lives, i:: heavy, iron-bound wooden cotiinR, out of which they never under any circutn stance move. They cannot sit upright, they canuot lie down flit. They see daylight but for a few...
THUMBS UP. [Newspaper Article] — Federal Standard — 3 April 1914
THUMBS UK Now, romeinber, Mary, said the teacher, just before the school concert, if you forget any of the words when you are singing your eong, don't atop ; keep right on. Say tum-tumturomy tani, or something like that, and the words will coroo back to you, and nobody will know the difference. Now, don't forget. The lime for the concert arrived, and Mary duly made tier bow ; bat she staggered her audience by singing something like this :-And she wore a wreath of rosea round her tummy-tum turn. * * * A woman dressed in mourning was wet-pinjj. A benevolent citizen at tempted to comfort her, asking the reason of ber grief. Between her sobs she said, I have been married four times, and have juat cremated my fourth husband, and she began to weep tuore bitterly than ever. The citizen had juat crossed the street, when be met another womau whose doleful sobs attracted him. My dear lady, ha said kindly, what ijreat sorrow oppresses you ? Why do you weep so pitifully 1 When ber grief permitt...
EASTERTIDE. [Newspaper Article] — Federal Standard — 3 April 1914
EASTERTIDE. ''This year Easter Sunday falls on April 12, which is somewhat latp. Before the Christiau era Easter was celebrated as beinc: the return o> spring, and the revivification of nature. With UB hero it is the herald of decay, when sap returns to the earth, leaves fall, and life becomes dormant tor the winter months. Still we keep the Easter customs of the old world ; but they have not the Bauie significance. Easter eggB, " pois eon d'avril," and March hares appear in' the shop windows; but they are only looked on as curiosities. Now at home the egg is considered to be an emblem of the resurrection and futuri life, and, as such, is given as ft token to one another by Christians. In some parts of Scotland it is customary for people to go out early on Easter Day in search of wildfowl egas, those who find the greatest number being deemed the most lucky. In Germany eggs, after being boiled hard, are ornaraen ted or have proverbs written upon them, and are then hidden behind bu...
CHILTERN BRANCH A.N.A. [Newspaper Article] — Federal Standard — 3 April 1914
UH1LTERN BRANCH A.N.A. The fortuiiih tly meeting of the above WHS held in the fire brigade hail, Ohiltern, oil Tuesday evening Present: Piesident I/ifr-nchi, and Messrs J. Hyland, M. Brnnn, F. Booth, G. Tidymati, H. Williamson, H. MnlJur. T. H«i-v,.y un(l J. Tanner (seer, tary ). 1'lie secretary reported th^t Mr G. Sanders WHS still on tl«H fuud>>, and Hint Mr W. Hedloy deulared on on March 25, sullering fruin influenza, iind wus mill on. Mr MoMillc'i, a clearance member from Williamsiown branch, WHS de clared elected. Accounts anionnling to £2 1 l is >5 I were passed for payment. The president drew attention to the death tit Mr A. (5. Skerry and moved iliat a. letter of sympathy bn forwarded to the widow, mother and family. Mr llyland in seconding the motion Baid Mr Skerry had nlways bueu a good member. The motion was carried in silence by till members rising. Mr Tanner reported having atten ded the conference at Wan^aratta, and gavo a resume of tho business done at same.-...
CHILTERN SHIRE COUNCIL. Wednesaay, April 1. [Newspaper Article] — Federal Standard — 3 April 1914
CHILTERN SHIRE COUNCIL. Wednesaay, April 1. Present: President Black and Crs Howes, Keller, Shelley, Barlow, Sutherland, Dififey, Brum) aud Smith. A letter was read From Uuder Treasurer, forwarding an account for £160 the amount pay able for the year 1'J If ay aunual pay ment under 'lie Licensing Act IUOG, .Nu. 20CG, and requesting that same he completed and returned.-Received. From Secretary Hating Reform League, Melbourne, reminding council that it had uow the option of levying their ratea on the unimproved value of land, exempting all improvements I ho local asflessmeuts wero to be made on the valuations ol land which have be^n prepared by the Stalls Govern ment, and advising council to apply at onceffor their valuations. (Jr Sutherland-Wo have not dis cut-sed iho question yet whether we arc goini; to adopt that order or not. Cr Howes - We could apply for the valuations of the Uovornincnt and nee how they compare, and it may bo information for the shire. Cr Keller-Is it going to ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Federal Standard — 3 April 1914
A DYSPEPTICS LIFE SAVED. SEVERE PAIN AND 8ICKNE8S FOR MANY YEARS CUBED BY A SIMPLE ANTACID. NEIGHBOURS SAID HE WAS A DYING MAN. Chronie iodine6tion and sickness after (ood aDd severe pains wcro all quickly cured I)J a very simple remedy in the case o( Mr R. Savigan, 11, tiloucestcr-Strcet, UarnariUown, Ksw&oH. Men. It* alutter Twltvrtma to her bur harid^aUlneBS. Mre BaviuRD wrltea:-*. lie «jw nana t! lllllUBf, mio oo.>iB»u not know what it was lo est a meal .without it oonting back," which appears to hare been his condition for n ?coneldoiablo tiuir, until his wito. ?while reading a ladies' paper, saw ordinary fciaurated magnesia recommended for indi ueetion and obtained ft small quantity BO that ber bueband iwbt try it A lew doses pave Mr Savigan prcat relief, and before he bad finished the tirBt supply the trouble mis prac ftieally cured. To use Mrs Savigan'a own wordB." He can eat hie fond and is lookine eplendid, and can do bis work; in faot all the people about heT l...
ORDINARY TELEGRAMS. [Newspaper Article] — Federal Standard — 3 April 1914
ORDINARY TELEGRAMS. . Town and suburban, within presoribod ! limits, or within fifteen miles from the ' sending station, including addrcBa and signature, not exceeding XC words, Gd ; cach additional word Id, Otlioc plnouit vithin tliu Btnto, azoupl town ntid aubucbaa, including addross fttid signature, not exceeding. 10 worcln, Od; each additional word Id. Interstate.-From any one State to another, including address and signature, and not exceeding 16 words Is ; each ad ditional word Id. On telegrams to and from Tasmania the charges are those mentioned aboro, with cable charges added, which at the presont timo Is ^d per word. Doublo tho foregoing rates to be charged for tho transmission of tolegrams on Sun- 1 day, Christmas Day, and Good Friday and for " Urgent" telegrams. Tho foregoing rates aro'''exc!aaivo o porterage charges
A Sleep-Walking Delegate. [Newspaper Article] — Federal Standard — 3 April 1914
A Sleep-Walking Delegate. The wanderiuga of h somnambulistic delegate to th« A.N A. Conference caused fuu and commotion and some alarm Rt HU bot.fl in A1 urphy-strcot, Wangaratta, ou Wednesday eveuing. To meet the increased demand for accommodation about a dozen delegates had beds on the hotel balcony, a por tion of which was partitioned off and used by the wife of the proprietor of the hostelry. During the night which, perhaps fortunately, was very dark-the lady was awakened aud became alarmed to see HU apparition stating beside her bed. Presently the figure "moved away and appeared to try to get over the balcony, after which it disappeared into (he passage leadiug down stairs. The stir made by the lady soon brought assistance, and it was found that the figure was that ot a man walking in his sleep. He. was taken quietly and induced to return to bed. The Prime Miniaier .peakiog at the banquet on Wednesday night and describing the hurry with ?which he had left Melbourne, said he did...
POSTAL NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Federal Standard — 3 April 1914
POSTAL NOTES. Postal Notea may be obtained at any I Poet Ofiico in Victoria Houra of pay mout 10 a.m. to 5 P-m. The followinn are the denominations of the nptos, and the poundage, or the price charged for them:-la, Sd ; Is Gd, |d ; 2s, Id ; 2s Gd, Id ; 3s, Id J 3a 6d, Id ; 4a, Id ; 4a 6d, Id; 5a, lid; 7s 6d, 2d; 10a, 3d; 10a Cd, 3d ; 10a, 3d ; 20a 3d..' MONEY ORDEKS. United Kingdom, and other^! British Possessions and Foreign Countries, 6d ior each £1 or fraction of £1.
RATES OF COMMISSION. Money Orders Payable in Victoria. [Newspaper Article] — Federal Standard — 3 April 1914
RATES [OF COMMISSION. Money Orders Payable m Yiotorio. j Any sum not ovor £5, fad ; over £5, but pot oyer £10, la j over £10 bot not over £15, Is 6'd ; ovor £15, but not ovor £20, 2 Money Orders by Telegraph. | To Nen South Wales, Queensland, South Australia, Tasmania, and Perth (Western Australia) : Charge for a mes sage in addition to above rates. Ordersl Day able in New South Wales, QueonslanS, South Aijstr^lia, New Zea land, Tasmania, and Western Aus- | i iralia. Not over £2, 6d ; not over £5, i ' 1b ; not ovor £7, Is (Jd ; not over £10 i 2s ; not ovor £12, 2s (Jd ; not over £15, | 3s: not over £17, 3a 6d; not over I £20. 4s. . PACKETS, ETG. Preparation for Poet. »n-y »»nt through tho puat without b cover (but not fastenod with auythingjadhesivo, auoh as gum, postage Btsmp, sealing wax, etc) ; in a cover entirely open at onejend or aide (if the cover be slit, the opening must be of the fall extent of the end or side, and the contents mast ba easy of withdrawal,) the cover may be...
SPORTING. [Newspaper Article] — Federal Standard — 3 April 1914
JJPORTINU. On Saturday a bioyete race wsh run froui Cbiltern to Laurie's, on the Bar nawartha rond, unci back, a distance of about aix inilej. Thero were five Btirtara, and J. Doncbi, scratch, won by about 30 yards from T. MOOD, li minuUB start. The winner's time was 19 minutes. The favorite, Andolosia, won the Club Handicap of ou? mile oud three furlongs at the Rosehill (N.8.W.) races on Saturday. Brunnhilda was aecond, and Taunter third. Local and district horseowners and trainers are reminded that entries for the Bebclmorth Racing Club's Easter Meeting, to be heid on Monday, April 13, close with the se«retary, Mr Ben \Voodhead, at 12 o'clock to-morrow (Saturday), April i. The committee have gone to considerable trouble and, expense in bringing the course up-to date and thanks to the heavy raing ofc last weekj the ttuck was never in* better order. A special train will run from Benalla, connecting at Wane garatta with Albury and Wahgunyab trains. There will also be a Bpeciat from Y...