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Jubilee of the "St. Arnaud Mercury." FEBRUARY 1864—FEBRUARY 1914. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 11 February 1914
Jubilee of the "St, Ar naud Mercury," FEBRUARY 1804-FEB RUARY 1014, The 8r. AnIVUD ManoutaY to-day completeo its 50th year of exiutence, and thereby attains a position of honor which uo tar hau been acquired by very few nowapapers in Victoria, It wa? on Saturday, 13th F'lruary, 18J4, that the MgtaoutiY maw the light of dlay under very primitive and unpre. tentious conditions, but it fully wet the demandu of the time, and boo ever ainon endeavored to render a loyal publio service, That the efforte of the various propriotoru have been rpcog nisod io proved by the ateady increase in the number of uubecribero which bha inrked ito lengthy path, until at Its juhilee the Manouuttv iu one of the mnost widely circulated of Victorian country journalu, Its importanoe and .lha of the town and dtltriet it uervei have been closely auaociated-othe one an aid to the other, Sit, Arn'ud can to day boast of being among the most progresolve towns of the ,atre, ai d it. surrounding district one of the m...
KRUGER'S HIDDEN GOLD. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 11 February 1914
KtRUGLBt'S HIDDEN GOLD. iroiii timel to time extendeld tearch Intg liat been carried out for the £3,000,000 worth of gold which, accord. ing to ia fairly genierally accepteCd tra. dltloni, was secreted by I'reaidlent Kru. gel, before hlrt departurio for l0urolpe oii ils ntsucces3ftul quest of audlstance for the iloors against (Greit Britain. Varlous localities have boon credited wltlh containing the ldtldenl mildlons within their bordeor, and miiuch eox cavatlng hant been dlone in the 'I'rains vaal by treauuro ' hnlters who were convinced that they were hi l)Oise? sIon of rollable Informilatlon as to the whereabouta of the secret hiding ptlace, No fewer than threoe nmin hav lost their lvoen in the nearch. ()On wa\l murllderoed by his c(onllatllioil,, who wasi afterwardls hanrged fo the crilme. Pol some time therie has be, ait ll 11 the quest. Maniiy fallure i, hiave roglht about a feeliig of hiopelessnness, and tho uncertalinty as to whethte theI gold over wtasr hildden lhai actetd ...
ST. ARNAUD ANGLING CLUB. ENTERTAINS COLONEL J. M. SEMMENS. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 11 February 1914
ST. ARNAUD ANGLING OLUB. ENTERTAINS COLONEL J. M. S18EMMENS. When it was known that Colonel J, M. Sommons, Chief Inspector of Flisheries, proposed vlsiting this district, Mr. Iarbor, on behalf of the members of the St. Arnaud Angling Club, telegraphed to that gentleman to the effect that the club would be pleased if he could arrange to remain In St. Arnaud for a few hours, Theo requent was acceded to. Colonel Semmenu arrived by afternoon train on Monday, and in the evening he wan entero tained at a omoko social at the St. Ar' naud Intel. There were about 30 pro. sent, His Worship the Mayor (Cr, W. J. Rowe) presided, and a short toast litar wan honored prior to Colonel Snmmono leaving for Donald by the late train. The chairman proposed "''The King," remarking thati the toast should be loyally honoured, more particularly in view of recent happenings whloh had taken place at a public function in Viotoria.--Tlhe roast was heartily received with musical honors, The next toast.-that of " ...
HOW IT WILL BE. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 11 February 1914
HOW IT WILL 1AE, We think that tho preaenl. lU nuSt porior to tho lipast Tho o)reont has Its wlundow arcl'uee, Its ellctric fanll, Its ice wvater and its hath tubs to he1p ou in keeping cool when the touliperao turo niboehaves Itself in llnltlnor(. Theso convonlonces n:iark ia great Iinl provOnLLent OVOP the days whloll thet ipeoplo couldn't do anything aiholt a hleat spell but affter. Sitll, th 11con venli?lles of tho ipreienlt fall far short of those which in ttio future are going to bring l' comfort. anid coolless; wheon tho weather man ia trying to break a rocol d. When av\'tion has caiused tho wheel of o"oliitlon to rev\olveo a low 1mre? tinm?~n, so that stabilllty in flying Is attained, m?a will hitch hisn beod to hk r','ivato wi'ln'gs and riso to the atratutn of tel peoraturo that ?nilt hlnt bo?, l'h'lrt, on levaing the hot little earth. ho will 8so0 aloft untll ho nl frozen 1oihd; then he will detscopd slowly until ho finds tho lovel at whlch `eo i most comfortable. rThere h...
MINING ITEMS. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 11 February 1914
MINING ITEMS, At the Inestlation of Mr. Ilarnoe, DM.LA., the Treasurer (Mr. Watt) has placed the sum of £7,500 at the dieposal of the L]ong Tunnel Glddmining Company, on the £1 for £1 basis, to complete the p)rogramme of development as laid down by Mr. eorman (dirootor of the Geologloal Survey), The development work at the nluo Is going on smoothly, and the proopeate look brighter than at any time since reasuming operations. Aooounte awaitb payment at the sub. treasury for the following:-R. Eldor & Co, A, (!, King, 0. II. Fleming, J, II, Brown (5), F. I, Golden (2), J, Jardine, THE PIREPAR ATION leat fitted to relieve and absolutely cure Indigeotion is Dr. Sheldon'a I)igoetive 'abule? , They contain every known digeatant and digeeb every kind of food, Good results are always oertain, 1/0 and ?/i. Obtainable everywhere,
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 11 February 1914
S?ooiA1 AdVortIec1soatn. JAS. ROWE & SONS, BEG TO ANNOUNCE SPECIALS FOR FEBRUARY, Guns, Oortridges, and Shooting Requisites. HOLLIS GUN, WITH OROS8 BOLT, £6, Holhia Gun, with oroes bolt and pigeon barrole, £710 Genuine Mlollia Gune, with ordinary faetener, £4/17/6 and £5110 Stevens' Single Barrol Gun, 22/6 Stevens' Slngle Barrol Gun, with automtilo ejector, 251 Stevens' Single IBarrel Gun, automatio ejector, Nitro. opeolal stol barrel, 40/ and 45/ WV. W'. Greener's D )ominion " lnammer Gun, £10/10 W. W. Greoner's " Empireo " Iimmorlesa Uno, £12/10 Bonohill Ounu at all priece. A real bargaln-Bonohill Gun, with Groas bolt, a real beauty at £4/17/6 Clarbrough and Johnoton'a Hummer (Gun at £0/15 and £7115 Clarbrough and Johnston's Hammerloes Gun, £11/15 Mareou'o (Englioh HIammerlesa Gun, £9/10 CARTRIDGES CARTRIDGtES ! CARTRIDGIES! Black PIowder, loaded by Kynocek', 1/0 packet " Aai or" Smokeless Powdr, boet value ever imported, 2/3 packet 1(ynock's Job Curtridjgeo, Smokeless Pow...
ARE SO PLEASANT TO TAKE. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 11 February 1914
ARE ?0 PLIEASANT TO TAIK1E, " I was inolined to be constipated and was always compelled to take a InxItiva," writhe Mr. Hugh bM'Naughton, Iubeok, Vie, " Uhamboerlain's Tableta were reoomniended to me and a few doses relieved me of thle troublesome oomplaint. I think so highly of thoem that now I take an oocaslonal dose whloh helps to keep me in good health." Sold by all etorekeepers.
CAUSES OF VARIATION IN TEST OF MILK. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 11 February 1914
CWi-UEO OF VARIATION IN TES1 OF MILK. Professor E, IH. Farrington, Wis 0?00oln Dairy School, U.S.A., records his experiences in this matter as fol. lows. lie says the variation in the test of a cow's milk from day to clay is influenced by at least ten different things:- d 0 1. The natural disposition of the cow. If she has a quiet, even tom* peramont, her milk will test about the same per cent, fat from day to day; while, on the other hand, if she ia nervous and easily excited, the per cent, of fat will change from one iliking to another, in some cases as mtuio as one per cent. I, The breed of the cow has some influence on the teot of her milk, As a rule the Guaernsy and Jersey milk is richer than that of the Ayrhilre and milking Shorthorn, 3. Thb period of lactation, Mo t sows give the thinnest milk when the Row is the largest, or a few weeks after the cow it fresh, the test gradually increasing until the time whoea she is a stripper, There is, however, some difference in cows re. ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 11 February 1914
VICTORIAN Producers' Co Operative Co.iLtd. Head Ofloce-495 Collineist,,' Melbourne,: Grain Shed--Wlliamstown, Wool, Hide, and Skin[Stores, DAIRY PRODUCE. Stook Sales-Melbourno, iondigo, Sun, bury and Nagetubio, Land, Estate, and lunsuranoo Agents, Bags, Manures, Oils, Twine, Gro. oerles, fea, &c, IINQUIRIES INVITED. P.&Oo ROYAL MAIL STEAMERS LEAVE MELBOURNE EVERY ALTERNATE WEFK FOR MARSEILLES & LOiDON Calli g at Adelaide, Fremantle, Colombo, Aden, Port Said, Gibraltar, Plymouth en route With permi.-ion to call at Brindisi FIRST and SECOND Saloon only Return Ticket to Europe available for Two Years RATES OF PASSAGE MONEY To FREMANTLE Single £7 10,, to £9 10s, Return £11 10., to £14 5s To COLOMBO Single £27 10s to £34 2 Return £40 14., to £50 12., To BOMBAY and CALC,?TTA Siangle £29 141, to £37 8s. Return £44 to £56 2s. To MARSEILLES Sianle £39 ls. to £78 2s. Return 166 to £116 12., * To LONDON SiMtl' £41 16,. to 182 10t. Return £69 6., to £123 4s. Full particu...
A MUNICIPAL NEWSPAPER. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 11 February 1914
A MUNICIPAL NEWSPAPER. The publication of a daily newspaper by the municipal authorities of Los Angeles oi a remarkable venture..The "Municipal News" is to be controlled by a commission of three members, who are nominated by the Mayor, sub. feet to a plebiscite of the ratepayers, and its purposo will be the discussion of the city's problems and the oduca tion of the people. It will be deliver. ed free to ratopayer and will be maintained by advertisements and an annual subsidy of £7200. The policy of the newspaper, which is to publish general news as well as purely munit cipal information, '1ll1 be that of the garty which secured o:"co at the gon. eral election of a few inoor.M .',o. but a change in publle opinion at ,r uc coeding election will produce a c?rre. sponding alteration in editorial opin. ion, In the meantime, elaborate ar rangements have boon made for Ae curing the representation of the opin. Ions of minorities. The editor is re. quired to place at the disposal of each po...
JUDGING A DAIRY BULL. Should be Three Years Old Before Breeding. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 11 February 1914
JUDGING A DAIRY BULL, Should be Three Years Old Before Breeding, if the bull Is properly taken care ot-provided he is healthy and sound constitutionally-he ought to be in better condition and ought to be much more vigorous at four years of age than he is at one year or eighteen months,. There is no way of accurately judg png the value of a dairy alro until hini heolers mature as cows, This would be when they are two years old, and this will make the bull five years ald; In other words, he should not be used for service until he Is three years old. We want Individuality; we want performance in ancestry or a good pedigree; but above all we want a sIre that will transmit these desir. able qualities to his female offspring, and how can we tell this until the heiters are old enough to be judged at the milk pail? No promising dairy sire ought to be disposed of until after he Is live years old. Then, If he does not prove to be what one desires, the sooner he is disposed of the better, On t...
OTHER PLACES CONNECTED. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 11 February 1914
OTHiE1R PLACES CONNECTED, The looal exohango tr aooneoted with the tollowing plaooe, the ohargee for convo eations being ae under: First Every additional 3 minutes, 3 minutel, Bealiba 4. d ,. 3d Dunolly ,., 6d . d, d Cope Copo ,., 3d 3d Maryborough 8d 8d Cariehrook . I . Od Newatead .. 1/ .. 9d Majoroa ,.. . 9d Bung Bong, 11 9d Avoca .. I .- 94 Donald ,., 4d , 3d Litohfleld .., 8d ,. 6d Maseey .. 8d . 6d Watohabem 8d .. d Morton Plain. 1/ .. Gd Birchip 1/. d Kinnabulla .. .. ?Od Talbot .. 1/ .. 9d Clunes 1 . Od Tarnagulla . 8 . d Llanelly ,. 8d . 8d Newbridge 1/.. If Od Inglewood .. I .. 9d Moolerr ,. 2d .., 2d leaaley'e Bridge 2d 2d Tottington 2d . 2d Winjallok ,, 4d 3d Paradisee 3. Sd 3d Navarre ,. Od .. 6d Landeborotgh 8d . d Joel Joel 8d .., d 8tawell 1 .. d Melbourne .. 1/10 1.. 1/4 Ballarat .., 1/4 ,., 1I Geelong ,. 1/10 ..
MRS. LOUGHEED. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 11 February 1914
MR8, LOU( HEEID, There was a largo attendanoe at Mrs Loughe?d'e funeral on Saturday afternoon, The Roev, ,~, Macdonald (Presbyterlin) read the burial servieoo. The pall.bearere were Merare 0. M'Olashan, eur,, 1t. Sloaue, F. E. Davies, A. Ritchie, J. M'Neill, and Win. M'Douald ; and the coflian.barore were Moaere, R. Eadle, sonr,, II, HEdle, jutur,, Burge and Kear, Mr. A.. IE, H k'reeoa had oharge of the mortuary arrauge. niouts, ---- --
LOCAL TELEPHONE EXCHANGE. LIST OF SUBSCRIBERS. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 11 February 1914
LOOAL TELEPHONE EX OHANGE, LIST OF SUBSORIBER. 4 NAMs. No. Avery, Mrs. A. F. ,.* .,, 87 ahnk of Now South Wales ... 77 Bank of Victoria o.. ... 76 Bennett, Dr. J. HI .... ... t7 Bell & Lorhnimer ... ... 14 Blakeley, A. B. ... ... 56 Blenoowe, F. 0. ... ... 66 Bliss, W. W.... ... .. 61 Borough Offices, Town Hall ... 51 Bray, 0. ... .,, ... 64 Bray, Lea. ... .. ... 91 Breene, Mina t.. ... 104 Broadbont Bros. ,,. ,., 42 Oomotery ... ,.. ... 69 Clover, F, P. .., ,., 34 Cookburn, G. A. ... .., 81 Cooper, R. J. ... .,, 68 Convent of Mercy ... .. 45 Cougle, A. J. (with extensilon to private house) ... ., 11 -rono, Jas, . ,. , l ,*. 37 Darcy, Mrs... ,,, ,., 89 Davison, Rev. J. W... .O. 67 Davies, F. E. ... ... 44 Dickinson, R. ... ... 57 Divola, A ... ... ... 31 Doyle, Rev. G. ... ... 23 Dunkley, H. W. (office) ... 3 Dunkloy, H. W. (residence) ... 17 Dunlop, Mbra. P. A. ... .., 97 Ed wards, I1, To ... ... 6 Edwards, H. T, (private hotuse),. 8 Edwardf, Emily ... ... 35 Estato A. Gile...
MRS CATHERINE M'MANUS. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 11 February 1914
MRS CATHERINE M'MANUS. We regret to have to record the demise of another of the pioneers, vie,, Mrk, Cothorine M'Mantte, of Slaty Ureek, reliot of the late IFranoli M'Manue, Decooaed had ataineod the ripe ago of 84 years. Ste wvae a colonist of 08 years, having come to Aus. tralia when she was 10 year. of ago. The late Mrs M'Manue was born at Thurlies. County Tipperary, Ireland, A famuily of four sons and two daughters is left, The funeral takes place this afternoon, leaving deceased's late reeidenoe, 81aty Creek, at I o'olook for the St. Arunad oemotery,
THE CORRICKS. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 11 February 1914
THE OORRIOKS, What should prove a mueloil treat is in store for St, Arnaud residoets next Wed nesday and Thursday, Feb. 18 h and 1O?h, that is the reappoearanoo in St. Arnaud of the Corrick Entortlainre. The previous visits to these parts and the fact that they attracoed large houses, showed that the esti. mate formed of their abilittee an entertainere was in no wise over.rated, The Corricke submit really firet.olass musical programmesu, and their efforts in this direotion are con. sidrlerb'y inoroeased by the support of three splendid artiste, viz., Mr. Jarmes Oaldweli, baritone vocalist ; Mr. Jack Bonny, char. noter comedian ; and Mr, Chea Picket, rag* time speoilist Miss Elsie Corrick, who now heads title brilliant combination, posseasse a charming soprano voioe of remarkable range and compass and is nightly aooorded ovalions for her sinling Miss Ruby, cornet andtl mellphono soloist ; Miss Amy, flute and plooolo soloist ; Miss Oorriok, solo pianleto and aooompanlste; and Mr. Leon...
The Very Latest. Melbourne, Tuesday evening. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 11 February 1914
The Very Latest. c--4--.- Molbourno, Tueeday evening, Whes, -Market firm, 3/7b to 38/7, sollers seking 3/8 to 3/? for March delivery and 31/9 for April.June. Liverpool cabled firm, good domanud for Auetralian oargoes. Flour, 0/1,5. Oats, 1/16 to 1/10. Malee, 4/I. Chaff, £3/10. Hay, £6/10, Potatoea, £3/10. Onions, £7/10 to £7/16, Alfred Matbew, employed at Kerr's tim ber yard, North Melbourne, 40, married, was killed by a collapelng stack weighing 16 fons, His body was dreadfully crushed, Earl Grey was ofioally weloomed by the Lord Mayor at the Melbourne oTown Hall, A largo number of publio men wore present, Inoluding Mr. Watt, Mr. Glyou, Mr. Fisher, and others, Earl Grey made an interesting peoech in reply to the toaeb of hie health, Julia Hansen, with 124 prior oonvio' tione, was oharged at the North Melbourne court with being drunk. She was fined 40/ or 14 days, A shark, 9 It. O in, long, was captured at Port Melbourno pier alter a struggle of an hour and a half, The wateralde ori...
OUR JUBILEE. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 11 February 1914
WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 1914, OUR JUBILEE, WITH this issue the ST, AINAUD MEnoOuY attains its Jubilee, tfiyy years ago was issued the filtb number of a journal which we venture to hope has played no inconspicuous part in the progress and prosperity of the Borough and the district, It is some. what diflioult for those of the younger generation to throw their minds back to those times A few years before the MERcURY made its appearance the ocuuntry side was in its primeval state, Stock grazed here and there, but mostly the aboriginal roamed over the soil, gaining his precarious living as boeat ho might The white man had come, but as yet his visits were few and far between. In 18,51 the startling news of the discovery of gold near the small village of Buninyong was reported. Hardly had this intel ligeunc been spread abroad than the fitding of enormously rich deposits on the creek since known as the Yarrowee, at the spot that hasu now grown famous as Ballarat, came like a thunderolap on ...
SPORTING NOTES. CRICKET. LOGAN DISTRICT ASSOCIATION. KOOREH V. FENTON'S CREEK. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 11 February 1914
SPORTING NOTES. ORIOKET. LUG(AN DISTRIOT ASSOCIATION, KOORREII V. FENTON'S OREEK. On Saturday labt Kooreh defeated Fet)ton's Creek by 63 rune. The match was played it Fenton'e OCeek, The chief noorern for Kooreh wero--W Moore, 0. Miller, A. Proctor and F. Murrello ; and for Fenton's, A, Finch batted bout. The Boores were: O. Miller, a W, Finch, b A. Stephenson .., ... ... 38 W, Moore, a Stephonenson, b (. Finch .. ... .. 5 E Moore, aIt~ inol, b Stephenson 4 F. Murrells, b Walker ... ... 14 W, Ioone, a Walker, b A. Stephen. 001 ... ... ,., ,., 1 F. Dobson, a 0. Stephoenon, b A. Stephonson .. ,, 3 A. Prootor, a Stepheneon, b Finch ... ,...... 18 (. Dr,hnt, b Williameon ,,, 0 W, Williams, not out .. ,,. 0 W. Allen, b Walker ... ... 0 W, Smith, b Walker .,,,,. 2 Sundries ... ... .. 6 Total... ... ... ... 111 Bowling- W. W.lker, 3 wickets for 8 run ; V. Cofin, 0 for 14 ; G. Finch, I for 31; E Stephenson, Ifor 15; A. Stephen son, 3 for 18; J. Williamson, 1 for 14; A, Finch, 1 f,' 6. FENTO...
JOYLAND. LAST DAYS OF POMPEH [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 11 February 1914
JOYLAND. LAST DAYS OF POMPEII There was a very large audience at Joyland last night, when the famoue o inetºatorabph picture, "The Last Days of Pompeii,' was sareened to the evident deliht of every. body, The forecast of Iulwer Lytton's splendid work, as published in these columns, furnished interesting particulare in regard to Pompeii. The illustrationsi assoclated with the story were magnifloent, and outlined beautiful seones which were delightful in efftob and detail, TJ'he picture ,was an educalion, which indelihbly plaed historical facts of the devastated city olitho minds of all who followed the thread of the production. As a work of art, it ranks among the best of piotures, and the manag. mont of Joyland deserves very groat roedit for oatering In such an appreoiable manner for the taste of the play.going public, "1 The Last I)ays of Pompeii " will be screened again toamorrow night, and we would reconmeund our readers, who have not already availed themselves of the opportunity...