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LIFE'S UPS AND DOWNS. [Newspaper Article] — Kyneton Guardian — 5 February 1914
' ^IFE'S UPS AND DOWNS. Mr. William Bolton, the.; earliest .settler in the Runnvmede district near 'Elmore, died at Nort'hcote on Sunday > last. When Duffy's Land Act of;i86Q »vas passed ;he selected land at once, liand married,as soon as' he had put in ijhis first , crop; For forty years he farmed somfc; of the..?.best-country in tlie Campaspe, and ,was also in charge .of the Runnyrhede Common, which, ? situated ion the .main stock route be tween .Riverina and Melbourne, brought him. £1200 a year. . Every thing- lie handled turned to gold. lie had a lucrative butchering etablish ment, and held weekly stoclc:sales that were attended from far into the Rive rina. .He was one of the founders of the Elmore Agricultural and Pastoral Association and the Runnymedc Turf Club, and a life member of the El more Mechanics Institute. ? His home was the rendezvous for all the district, social gatherings, as both he and his wife were, the soul of hospitality. He was-a noted horse breeder, "Bill...
OVERTIME STRIKE DECLARED. BY WATERSIDE WORKERS. [Newspaper Article] — Kyneton Guardian — 5 February 1914
OVERTIME STRIKE DECLARED. BY WATERSIDE WORKERS.. At the "stop work" conference yes terday afternoon, in the Athletic Hall, Melbourne, it was decided' to call an overtime strike. A recommendation was received at the conference from the executive council of the Waterside Workers' Federation that on and after Febru-. ary g no member should work over time. The times between whicli tho employees should work to be from S a.m. to 5 p.m. and between 8 a.m. and I 'p.m. on Saturday. The recommen dation was adopted after a heated dis cussion. ? The meeting- was noisy-.throughout.-. 'The various 'sections advocated; their ..views,-'-but there was a large majority in favor of adopting the overtime strike as the most effective method of securing a settlement of the ; griev ances. : . * No other business was done. Stronir feeling was displayed.
GLENLYONSHIRE COUNCIL. [Newspaper Article] — Kyneton Guardian — 5 February 1914
&LENLY ONSHIRE COUNCIL. The monthly mee'ting of the above was held on Monday, there being pre sent: Crs McCarthy (president), Bol ton, Keogh, Main, Smythe and Brem ner. Correspondence. The Department of Public Works, in reply to council's application for a grant of £300 towards the mainten ance of the Day! e s fo rd-Ma! m s bu ry road, intimated that the request would be considered when the road vote is being allocated. A letter to the same effect was received per the Won. D. McLeod, M.L.A.-Received. The Department of Public Works intimated that the plans submitted for shelter shed, approaches, etc.. at the Loddon Falls are considered satisfac tory, but that a schedule of the fen-' ders received must be submitted be fore the work is commenced.-Re ceived. The Acting Secretary for . Railways' inquired what, action had- been taken by the council in regard to the condi tion of the public roadway near the entrance gate to the passenger plat-!; form at Musk station, to which atten...
UNITED KINGDOM RATES Letters. [Newspaper Article] — Kyneton Guardian — 5 February 1914
UNITED KINGDOM RATES -Letters. .For every ioz. or under . - -- ° 1 Post Cards, each 9 1 Reply Pest Cards, each .... o 2 Registration Fee .. .. .. .. ° 3 Ackno\vierigement of delivery of a registered article ... - o 2i -Packets. Cotiur.eccial P?0^Te s.ct ex cefedmc 2oz. 0 3 2oz. Wt es teeming 402 .. . « .0 3* Exceeding 40Z. and rot**ex- . . ' (; ceeding 6oz ' Exceeding 6oz. but not ex _ ceeding 8oz o 4$ Exceeding 8oz. but not ex ceeding IOOZ o 3 Every additional 2oz. or un der up to 5lb. 0 1 Printed Papers, other than newspapers, tor every 2oz. or under up to 5lb 01 Patterns and Samples must be bona fide sample, other wise v.-ill have to be sent pared post or letter rate, tor , 1 every 2oz. or under, up to 1 lb o "i The maximum limit of weight ttc the United Kingdom is i6oz" and tot foreign countries 120.;. -Newspapers.- "J ' Each newspaper 40Z. or under o . &lt; *Each additional 20Z. or frac- ^ tion thereof (see footnote) ^01 Oj .Newspapers sent by P. and- O steamers, wholly...
SCHNAPPS FALSELY LABELLED. [Newspaper Article] — Kyneton Guardian — 5 February 1914
SCHNAPPS FALSELY LA BELLED. . «.> 'Before a bench of local magistrates on Thursday last, at St. Kilda, Kate Jury, Bay View Hotel, High street, "was charged with exposing for sale schnapps "under a false trade descrip tion. Inspector Roche gave evidence that he found schnapps exposed for sale on accused's premises in a bottle la-, belled Wolfe's Schnapps made by an other firm than the actual maker.; : The defence was that when defen-. dant poured the schnapps into the wrong bottle she defaced the label thereon, and her son relabelled the schnapps "draught." . ' Accused's plea was accepted, and the case was dismissed. No costs were allowed. ' Tn the District Court on Friday last, before Mr. V. Tanner. P.M., Mary Murtagh, licensee of Saracen's Head Hotel. Bourke street, was charged, on the information of Matthew Camp bell Leckie, inspector of liquor, with having on November 22 last "applied to certain schnapps a false trade de scription. namely, " Wolfe; s Schnapps." Informant state...
SUCCESSFUL BANDMASTER. FROM ORPHANAGE TO ADJUDICATOR. [Newspaper Article] — Kyneton Guardian — 5 February 1914
SUCCESSFUL BANDMASTER. FRO M O R1' HAX A G £ TO ADJUDICATOR. Vlr. Percy' Jones, romiucior of !iu: St. Augustine's Orphanage Hand, of Geelong, is the adjudicator at the In terstate buml contcst begun last week at Moore Park, .Sydney. Mr. Jones' career is full of romanor, of self-help and self-reliance (writes the Sydney correspondent of the "Fiallarai. Cour ier"). Mr. Jones had the misfortune, when very youn.tr, to lose his father. The resuit was that he entered St. Augustine's Orphanage. Geelong; There lie became a member of the. band made up of-hoys m the institu tion. At 14 years of age Mr. lones was practically in xnarge of .the band, i and a' little whiter she was .appointed to the full conductorship otcit. What first i:brought Mr% lones.Mnto prominence, however,-was his. cornet plavmt*-. l'le I :v,;on' thereof net: solo chainpiQnship, of 1 Australia" 'two years in" succession | 1904 and 1905.' Then in 1906 St. Au 1 gustine's;'Orphanage: Band, conducted | by.'Mr.f;-Jones, ."\von...
TELEGRAMS. [Newspaper Article] — Kyneton Guardian — 5 February 1914
TELEGRAMS. Ordinary office hottrs, 9 *.m. tr> 6 p.m. (Sundays excepted). ' ^_ Telegrams delivered at offices' where there are messengers, free one mile from office. Where ay messen gers are employed, telegrams remain at the office until called for. -Victoria. Within radius of 15 miles from any telegraph office, 16 words, including address and signature o «. vVithin the State, but outsid'. the 15 mile radius. 16 wordi including address and signs- . ture .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 0 Every additional word, extra c r -Interstate. 16 words, including address and signature .. .1 o -New Zealand. Minimum charge of 4id. a word Address and signature charged for a? part of messaee. -United Kingdom. A uniform rate of 3/ per word. -New Caledonia. .Each word nd. The address anci signature count as part of message. STAMP DUTIES. Receipts-£2 and over, id. Bills-£25 and under, 6d.; £50, 1/; £75, 1/6; £ioo, 2/; £150, 3/, and so on, being 1/ for every £50 or fraction of same.
BENDIGO STOCK MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Kyneton Guardian — 5 February 1914
rgiNDlGO ST0CK MARKET. Feb. 3.-Cattle: 5S7 yarded, being a clieht increase on last week's num j^r. Prime pens oi bullocks were vcrv scare, only odd lots 01" medium and* handy weights being- distributed through the sale. Cows, on the other hand, were better represented, and included a few lots of prime sorts, with occasional clean heifers. The bulk of the.yarding was made up of "useful sorts, of which cows formed the greater part, tor all best cattle throughout the sale there was a good demand by local and outside butchers, ' and prices for these were 10/ in ad vance of last \Veek's rates, clean cows and heifers especially selling well. Quotations: Prime bullocks, £9 to ?c 10/12/6; good.useful do., £S to £9; medium and light sorts, £6/5/ to £7 10/; prime cows, £7/10/ to £S/io/: extra and heavy, to £0/15/; good ireful do., £5 to £6; .medium sorts, £3 to £.^ho/\ .prime heifers, £6 to £8/12/6: good useful vealers, £2/10/ to £3/10/. ' Sheep.-3627 yarded. Middling- de scriptions of sheep ...
THE ESKIMOS AND THE EXPLORER. [Newspaper Article] — Kyneton Guardian — 5 February 1914
THE ESKIMOS AND THE- EX PLORER. » News just comes tiiat the explorer s ship, the .Karluk. ,\vitAmen,^ 1 s missing', carricd awajvin :a\stj>rm.:.rle, and ,his companions were exploring a vast Acetic continent'. -l ' The explorer was hiniseU a divinity, student,; and has a -keen ^interest. Jti missionary; work. Tie points out:.thc.. danger of assuming: that the Eskimo in" religious matters ..--means .what- we mean. . He thinks.in-terms of his. own knowledge, and not of ours. Eskimo Wise Men. Among the Eskimos the .expression "a wise man,' being translated, means, "a wise man who knows a large ;nuni ber * of taboos.'' He is an honored member of the community' always, who knows more than anyone.-;- else about the things that ought not ,to be done. To know these things is very, important, for if they be- done-if a taboo be broken-no matter how in nocently and unknowingly,. the inevit able penalty follows in the form ,01 an epidemic or a famine or an acci dent or illness-affecting .som...
POSTAL NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Kyneton Guardian — 5 February 1914
POSTAL N0TES. Postal Notes, from 6d to 20/, may be obtained at-all Post Offices, and are payable at all Post Offices from 9 a.m. to s p.m. Poundage, under 1/6, Jd.; unedr 4/6, id. under 5/, lid.; under 7/6, 2d.: under 20/, 3d. The values of the Notes have been so arranged that any sum 01* shillings and sixpences up to one pound may be remitted by not more than two of these notes. Should it be desired to transmit broken sums of pence un obliterated stamps, not exceeding in value 5d., may be affixed to the face of the Note, and the amount of the Note and stamps will be paid. Victorian postal notes arc now pay able in New South Wales. South Aus tralia, Tasmania. Queensland, and Western Australia, and vice versa. Should the spaces in a Postal Nott -for-name of payee and paying office not be filled up, the Note wil be pay able to any post-office in the colony When it is desired to make it pay able to anyone, then the name of the person and of the Money Order Office at which it is payable...
LOADING LAND FOR RAILWAY CONSTRUCTION. [Newspaper Article] — Kyneton Guardian — 5 February 1914
LOADING LAND FOR RAILWff CONSTRUCTION. Difficulties placed in the way pioneers and farmers through loading of land for railway constnsl tion was the subject of a large denf tation which waited upon the Miniss" for Railways yesterday. The depun-f tion was representative of many nicipal councils circularised by u| Shire of Tambo, Gippsland. The speakers included Sir Fnsi Madden. Messrs. J. Cameron. E. Eg Cameron. \Y. E. Keast. J. E. Mackcr! A. R. Outtrim, J. Menzies. S. Barnsp J. Gordon. H. Angus, D. S. Oman. & K. McKenzie. T. W. Leckie, J. ViMi Pennington, J. f. Carlisle, I. Bowserf^ H. J- M. Campbell. M's.L.A.. and Ws R. B. Rees, M.L.C.. D. McLeeiH? M.L.A. It was asked that the land ovnen-J, should be placed in the same posited as the land owners were prior tote*/, Railway Lands Acquisition Act 1903.. . Speakers stated-that, this lation was peculiar to A'ictoria. C." land owners escaped the burden. Pri:.z-~ to the incoming of the Act land ovr:-*^&lt; ers had not to p...
TELEGRAPH MONEY ORDERS [Newspaper Article] — Kyneton Guardian — 5 February 1914
TELEGRAPH MONEY ORDERS Telegraph Money Orders are is sued and paid at all Money Order Offices. Money can be remitted by telegraph to any Money Order Office (.which is also a telegraph office) in Victoria upon payment of the charge for a message of 16 words, or to the neighbouring colonies upon payment of the charge for a telegram of IC words, in addition to the usual rat&lt;° of commission.
SENIOR CADETS. BIG PARADE ON 14th INST [Newspaper Article] — Kyneton Guardian — 5 February 1914
SENIOR CADETS BIG PARADE/ON'' 14th ft $T fif The months of January FgL and March are regarded by the« hers of the Defcnce Department' being amongst the busiest month the year, excepting the month of the close of the financial year. ' During the months of January February the registrations 0f reaching, the age of 14 years in particular year, have to be recor tiio riiiota tlsis year beintj those born in the year 1000. On the pletion of the registration these have to lie medically examined cept'in the case of those lads Iivjt,, so great a distance that attenda« thereat would involve undue hards" and who are, in consequence, graL temporary exemptions not excee 12 months, and on the mcdical exar illation being completed, they have^ be measured for uniforms, and reqnjf' tions for the same made on the 0^ nance Department. Simultaneous*, the lads who reach the age of i8ye^f in any 'year have to undergo a medSfs examination, are given the option M transferring to either a militia orligtjfi h...
VII.—RE-DIRECT ON VICTORIA. [Newspaper Article] — Kyneton Guardian — 5 February 1914
VII.-RE-DIRECT ON VICTORIA. Letters, packets, and newspaper. are re-directed without charge to any part of Victoria upon the written re quest of the addre .sees. AH applica tions for re-direction must be writter, in ink and bear the signatures of tht persons to whom the correspondence is directed, otherwise they cannot bt complied with. Re-directed letters, packets, and newsapers re-posted by an agent oi the addresees after delivery, provided they are re-posted not later than th&lt; day (.Sundays and Public Holiday* not being counted) after delivery, and do not appear to have been opened, are not chargeable with additiona' postage. Re-directed letters, packets anc newspapers which are re-posted latei than the day after delivery will be taxed the ordinary prepaid rate. Any which appear to have been opened will be chargeable as freshly posted unpaid letters, packcts, or newspaper? as the case may be. OTHER COLONIES AND COUNTRIES. Under the Postal Lfnion rule:, re directed corr...
THE TURPIN'S FALLS. [Newspaper Article] — Kyneton Guardian — 5 February 1914
THE TURPIN'S FALLS. ; Yesterday a deputation consisting of gentlemen interested in the per manent beautification of the Turpin's Falls, which have recently undergone considerable improvement in the mat ter'of making, them more easily acces sible and in opening up the natural flow of excellent mineral water which is there, waited upon the Premier (Mr. Watt) with a view of inducing him. to promise that his Government would purchase from Mr. A. Mc Knight a few acres of his ground which adjoins the falls on the west side. This deputation was introduced by Mr. R. I. Argyle, M.L.A. Mr. Watt promised that this ground would be purchased, at a cost, of £30, that being the price it was understood Mr. McKnight was agreeable to ac cept. This we feel assured is, from all viewpoints, a very wise step, and the members of all~the Progress Associa tions interested are to be congratu lated. The Metcalfeshire Council, who ? .were interested in the matter, have done much towards helping 011 in the beau...
Mails Received at Post-office, Kyneton. From [Newspaper Article] — Kyneton Guardian — 5 February 1914
Mails Received at Post-office, Kyneton. I From Melbourne, at 9.40 a.m., 3.10 p.m.. and 9 p.m.; also at 6.30 a.m. Down T.P.O., 9.40 a.m., 3 p.m., 9 p.m. Trentham, at 9.40 a.m. Woodend, at 9 p.m., included in down T.P.O. at 9.40 and 3 p.m. Bendigo, at 8.30 a.m., 2.10 p.m., and 9 p.m. Up T.P.O., at 2.10 p.m., and 9 p.m. Metcalfe, at S.30 a.m. Edgecombe, Lano-ley, and Sidonia, at 3.30 p.m., Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Springhill and Upper Coliban, at 3.30 p.m. Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. Piper's Creek and Pastoria East, at 4.30 p.m. Tuesday, Thursday and Sa turday. Lauriston, daily at 12.30-p.m. and 5.30 p.m. West Kyneton, daily at 5.30 p.m. Barfold, Redesdale, Mia Mia, Green hill, East Metcalfe and Redesdale Junction, daily at-7.24 a.m. R. E. TILT, Postmaster.
POST-OFFICE TIME-TABLE. Mails Close at Post-office, Kyneton, For [Newspaper Article] — Kyneton Guardian — 5 February 1914
pnST^OFflCE TIME-TABLE. Mails Close at Post-office, Kyneton, 1 For Melbourne, 3t 7.10 a.m., 1.30 p.m., S p.m. Bendigo. 2-35 P"1- »nt3 8 P-m. Up T.P.O., at 1.30 p.m. and S p.m. Woodend, at 7.10 a.m. and 1.30 p.m. Carlsruhe R.S., at 7.10 a.m. Tylden, Trentham and Fernhill, at - 55 a.m. Down T.P.O., 9 aon. an&lt;" 2.35 and S p.m. Metcalfe, at 8.55 .a.m. daily. Glenlyon, at S.55 a.m. daily. Malmsbury, at 8.55 a.m. daily. Edgecombe, Langley and Sidonia. at :o a.rn., on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. Spring Hill and Upper Coliban, at 10 a.m. on Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Piper's Creek and Pastoria East, at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. Lauriston, daily at 10 am. and 3.15 p.m. West Kyneton, u.aily ai to- .a.In. Bauold, Redesdale, Mia Mia, Green hill, East Metcalfe and Redesdale Junction, Daily at 3.55 p.m.
INTERCOLONIAL RATES. [Newspaper Article] — Kyneton Guardian — 5 February 1914
INTERCOLONIAL RATES. To New South Wales, New Zealand, South Australia, Tasmania, Western Australia, Fiji, British New Guinea, and New Hebrides. -Letters. For every ioz. or under .. .. o - i PostCards-Stamp or Card . . o i Letter Cards .. .. .. .... .. o -i Reply Post Cards-each .... o 2 Registration Fee .. .. . . .. o 3 Acknowledgement of delivery of registered articlc ...... o -Packets. Commercial Papers and Print ed Papers, maximum weight 4lb.jp maximum dimensions, 2ft. in length, ift. wide or less, 2oz. or under o J Patterns and Samples, Pack ets or Merchandise, etc., maximum weight lib., 'di mensions not t0 exceed 2ft. x nt., 20Z. or under .. .. 0 X -Newspapers. Each, every IOOZ. or una . . 0 oi Sulk Parcels or newspapers posted by a registered news paper publisher or newsven dor, 2ooz. or fraction there of .. o 2 -Parcels. For each Parcel of lib. or under o 8 Each additional lib. cr un der up to 11 lb o 6 -Queensland. The same as to other colonies for postal matter except Newsp...
POSTAL INFORMATION. RATES OF POSTAGE. VICTORIAN RATES. Letters. [Newspaper Article] — Kyneton Guardian — 5 February 1914
POSTAL INFORMATION. RATES OF POSTAGE. VICTORIAN RATES. -Letters. s. d.* For every Joz., or fraction thereof .. .. .. o i Urgent Letter-For e3ch let ter (in additon to ordinary postage) o 4 PostCards .. ... o i Reply Post Cards ...... .. o 2 Letter Cards ^ 01 Registration Fee .. .. Or 3 Acknowledgement of delivery-^ . of registered :artic\e . . .\ . f o 2i -Packets. Commercial Papers, Printed Papers, maximum weight 5lb., maximum dimensions 2ft. in length bj' ift. in width or depth, 2oz. or under .. ;. 01 Wholly Printed Matter, ex cept address, which may be in writing on exterior or cover of packet-For every 2oz. or under, up to sib. .. o ol Patterns, Samples, Packets Merchandise, maximum lib., - not to exceed 2ft. x ift, 2oz. or under o « -Newspapers. For each newspaper iooz. or under .. o oi Within the Commonwealth and Papua, 40Z. or part of 4oz .. o oi Magazines and Publications not published in the Com monwealth.. .. vO Oi Published within the Com- .; monwealth, 8oz ... 0 0} To Ne...
VICTORIA'S STATE FORESTS. [Newspaper Article] — Kyneton Guardian — 5 February 1914
VICTORIA'S STATE FORESTS. The State forest reserves . have shrunk to an. area of 3,825.946 acres; which is 7 per cent: of the total acre age of Victoria. The inadequacy of this extent is emphasised by the fact that the percentage of forest reserves in European countries is much higher, i.e., Russia (European), 33: Austria, 32; Japan. 30; Germany, 26; United ' States, 25; Norway,' 24;;Hungary, 23; France. 17: Italy, 14; Victoria, 7. Although Victoria has still a good deal of forest country outside the ac tual reserves, this Is being denuded of timber so quickly that 'Mr. Mackey (Conservator'of Forests) fears, unless some decisive action is taken, Victoria will have a timber famine in a decade or so. Mr. Mackay claims, and lie ; lias made strong representations to ' tl'.e Ministry on the: point, that in fu ture interests of the State it is essen tial that further reservations of forest land shall be made withqut delay.. He contends also that it is not sufficient to keep only poor and ...