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CYCLING. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 4 April 1914
CYCLING. The gigantic dimensions of the motoring industry in Great Britain can be gathered from ree9nt figures compiled in England by Mr M, Sturmey, who is an authority on such subjects. During the year l'.)13 £11,057,250 worth of British built cars were bought in Great Bri tain, £1.5G8.87'.> of foreign-built cats, £1,'.178,1181 worth of foreign built chassis, and £600,802 was ex pended for bodies and equipment for foreign chassis—making a total of £15,105,012. These figures do not take into account either tyres, accessories or motor-cycle's, the im port of the former two items total ling .13.013,703, The increase of registration of motor cycles in 11>13 amounted to 38,770. It is therefore evident that the moiuy spent in Great Britain during last year on the purchase of cars, motor cycles, tyres and accessoiies must have ex ceeded £25,000,000. That the efficiency of the present day motor cycle is still on the up grade was recently demonstrated at the opening of the Brooklands ...
CHAPTER XIX. "I FORBID THIS MARRIAGE." [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 4 April 1914
CHAPTER XIX. "I FORBID THIS MARRIAGE." Jjiwty Aiontamor was ciniiv rejuven ating as she trok 1111 active part in the young lives of her son and the innocent, charming girl who was so soon to be his wife. There was a sympathetic ulTcction between the excitable, energetic old ludv, who never admitted that there could be obstacles to anything she willed or wished, and the tranquil, saddened Netta. "Netta , is so naturally high-class, so tactful ; she always instinctively knows what she ougiit to do, and does it," the old lady told her son. ' V on should have' seen her at Ame lia's. Not n bit put out by the quantities of lovely things—not •staring, goggle-eyed, as I have seen duchess's daughters stare when they were taken to be fitted for their com ing-out. things, but just having the right taste—liking what I liked bo fore she could possibly have guessed it—oh, and all that sort of thing. My dear, she is a gem ! You are a lucky man." "I suppose I am," he grimly re plied. "X don't think...
The Great Montamor Case. CHAPTER XVIII. THE GAUNTLET IS CAST. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 4 April 1914
The Great Montamor Case. By ALICE M. DIEHL, Authoress of "The Knave of .Hoart6," CMAI'TEU XVIII. THE CiAUNTJjET IS OAST. It was a sultry summer day ; the sun poured down on tne pavements with merciless power. The grass in tlie pants was visibly browning. The busy thoroughfares were crowded in the shade—empty but for a fovv pedestrians where the sunshine blis tered and frizzled. Gwendolen llalldare sat at' her writing-table "in her shady drawing room, shady because of wetted tat-1 ties and outside blinds, l.ilies and white sweet peas, with ferns, wen: in the bowls and vases. A little fountain led with rose-water played in the shaded balcony—a new idea of i hers. Its trickling suggestedcool ■ ( -*n1:ss;--juBb--tis-&lt;in"th»^(liniiig-roohV [ low the big lumps of ice among ferns not only suggested cold, but tein-1 pored the heat. That day everything connected with .Lord „Montamor seemed to her clear as the purest crystal. Sl.o was | miserable. An active light was work within he...
COURT OF ARCHES [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 4 April 1914
COURT OF ARCHES At a dinner of the Authors' Club on Monday (says "Tho Times" of Janu ary 16) Sir Lewis Dibdln, K.C.. Dean of the Arches, gave an extraordin arily interesting account of the ad ventures of the lost or forgotten re cords of the Court of Arches. These records, which were kept in various places after the Kire of London, were rem°ved in 1865 from St. Paul's Cathedral to Lambeth Palace, where they lay buried for nearly 40 years in a deep stratum of London soot a?d dust!" and the nature and value of their contents have only just been discovered. becoming Dean of the Arches in 190J bir Lewis Dibdin did what ho could to explore the room in which tne documents were kept; but it was not until the summer of last year, when he was helped by the Rev. C.aude Jenkins, librarian of Lambeth, t-iat he was able to go through them 1ffn :l I'er'°d of 200 years, fro.n 1«60 to 1S5G, and provide a set of Precedents, about 2000 in number, de cided in the principal ecclesiastical Court in Engl...
STRAIN ON THE NAVY POSITION DISCUSSED. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 4 April 1914
STRAIN ON THE NAVY POSITION DISCUSSED. (By Roar-Admiral A. T. Mahan, in "Tho Daily Mail.") Tho naval position of Great Britain is a composite ot two distinct factors. These are the general international situation, in so far as Great Britain may be therein involved by her inter ests or her dangers, and the amount of naval force disposable to secure those interests and to meet those dan gers. These two things represent the defensive and offensive elements oT a military situation. At the present moment tho mere security of tlio British Islands is con ceived to bo so far imperilled that it has prompted a radical change in the distribution of the British Navy, the leading feature of which is the con centration around tho islands them selves of a very large majority of the battleship force. Subordinate to this, but directly related to it. has been the withdrawal—the drawing back—of the Mediterranean Fleet from Malta to Gibraltar as its definite headquarters. Students of military history w...
CAPE CLEAR SPORTS. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 4 April 1914
GAPE CLEAR SPORTS. The usual good bill of fare has! been prepared for the Cape Clear Easter Monday .races and sports, to be luld in M'Culfrey Bros, home paddock. The programme will be entered upon at 11 a.m. with a Spar row Match of £8. The committee met on Saturday evening to deal with tenders for the various privi leges. Satisfactory prices were ob tained. Mr A. T. Hoare prosided.
District News. SCARSDALE. WEDDING. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 4 April 1914
msirici news. SCAK3DALE, WEDDING. A charming wedding of more "Jliau ordinary interest was celebra iod in the Presbyterian Church at Scattulale oji Wednesdaj*. ihe 2;>th March, by the .Hew Hall, of Skipton, Th© contracting parlies were Mr Albert Paisona Notiuan, eldest son •©f Mr and Mrs Nounan, the well inown pastoralists, of Skipton, and 31ies Janet May Pender, eldest ■daiigbur of Mr Clatule and Mrs Tender, of tkiarsdalo. The bride, -who entered the church on the arm ■of her father, who gave her away,' looked handsome in htr gown ol crepe do chine meteor draped in Song graceful lines, medici collar, and a high swatted belt of crepe jjietecr. The long train had a tuost i •effective bordir, and the long em broidered tulle veil had an outstanu- J ing t-lTect over which was arranged .a dainty wreath of orange blossom. A handsome bridal bonquetof white azealias carnations and roses reliev ■ed with maiden hair fern and as paragus and white satin streamers completed the toilet. The bri...
ROKEWOOD. FAREWELL PRESENTATION. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 4 April 1914
ROKEWOOE). FAREWKLL PRESENTATION. It is many a day since the lloke •wood Tennis Court presented such an animated appearance as it did 3ast Saturday, the 28th ult., when, at ■the invitation of the secretary, Mr C. W. Kobertson, many friends anil ■well wishers of Miss Hay (daughte r of the i?ev. George Hay) assembled to bid her " Good-bye," she being so many years a regular and ardent player. Various games were played fcy those present, and afternoon tea was provided and served by the following ladies :—Mesdames Johns •and MeKee, and Misses Jacka and jLouie Stanbrook. Mr Johns, vice president of the Club, in a few well chosen words expressed great regret at losing her from the Chib, and on behalf of those present wished her &lt;every success in h&lt; r future sphere. On the previous Wednesday the Corindhap Club gave a similar after noon in her honor. Mr George Clarke, president of the Club, spoke xnost feelingly of the loss to the dis trict of such an enthusiast. I.O.O...
Pitfield Banner. PUBLISHED EVERY SATURDAY MORNING [Registered at the General Post Office Melbourne, for transmission by post as a Newspaper.] SATURDAY, APRIL 4, 1914. PICNIC. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 4 April 1914
limner, PZJI1LI8UED EVEKY SATURDAY MORNING [Registered at the General Post Office Melbourne, for transmission by post as a Newspaper.] Saturday, April -1, 1914. PICNIC. The annual Presbyterian Sunday school picnic is advertised elsewhere for to-day at M'OjII's hill. ROKEWOOD STOCK SALE. Dalgety and Co.'s Rnkewood stock sale takes place on Wednesday next. PROFESSIONAL APPOINT MENT. We understand that Dr A. Roberta Donaldson, daughter of: Dr J. B. Donaldson, of Linton, has been appointed medical resident to the Queen Victoria. Hospital, Mel bourne. BANK DAY. Owing to Good Friday being a public holiday the Berringa Agency of the E. S. & A. BaDk will open on Thursday. ABSENCE tXPLAlNto. Mr H:. Ehiridge, secretary of tfi-■ recent P.S.A. HI Bei ringa in aid ul the Hospital and Orphanage, has re ceived word from Or M. Vuiighan, explaining his reason for not being present.. His absence wa8 unavoivl able on account ■ >! .1 -health. PRESBYTER I AN ISM. The Revs. A. 11. .U »ire, li....
FRANCOIS CELLIER DEAD CONDUCTED GILBERT-SULLIVAN OPERAS. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 4 April 1914
FRANCOIS CELLIER DEAD CONDUCTED G LUiK i tT-i; ULU VAN OPERAS. One !>y one the famous liaiul that in one way or another were responsible for the Savoy operas is dwindling (says "Lloyd's Weekly News' of January 11). Sir \Y. S. Gilbert, the librettist; Sir Arthur Sullivan, the composer; Mr II. D'Oyly Carte, the producer, and several of the famous actors and actresses have crossed the border; and now Mr Francois Cellier, who conducted the orchestra, has gone. Mr Cellier died on Monday at his residence at Crane's Park, Kingston, at the age of sixty Corn-. Francois Cellier was the youngest of three brothers, all of whom made their mark in music. Of l'ar wider range fvas the work achieved by Al fred Cellier, the eldest, the well-known .composer of the immensely popular opera, "Dorothy" ■ (which, scarilied by all the critics on its production, became one of the greatest successes ot' its time), and of such serious music as his setting of Gfay's "Elegy." Cellier began his connection witl...
Grenville Shire Council. Thursday, April 2. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 4 April 1914
Mills suite iiCIIQGll. TtinMila*, A pi il -J. Pr. BGiit— C-d V&lt;nii-'h;in (president) Cliiikf. Keiiiit-'ly, N-t-*pli&lt;-ril, liallr P&lt;-3Titon, Wall is, Nnan, utid Doug^ iiia. Tenders. Sipply of 2;>() cubic yards quartz ami 100 cubic yards surface gravel on road from Staffordshire^ lieef to I Berritigu— H«. Hogiie, i.*>—. tone" tentleis. S ippl3* ot i)U0 cubic 3 aids quartz and i!0U cubic yards surfaco gravel on load between C.ipe G.ear" and Hollybush—K Hogan. til 10s. Four tenders. .Forming 10 chains at Armstrong's, on road between Cape Clear and Beiringa railway station—E. Baillie, £23. Four ten ders. Forming and gravelling 18^ chuius Liamure roiul at Noi tU Nar iughal crossing—K. Baillie. £50 93 •lii. Five tenders. Correspondence. From Public Health Department, forwarding circulars in regard to driukiug vessels, iish supply, etc.—» Received. From Secretary Public WorksDe~ partment, approving of Bpecifica^ tions for contracts Nos. 15, 16. and 17,...
GIRLS AS JUDGES COMMUNITY RUN BY CHILDREN. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 4 April 1914
GIRLS AS JUDGES' COMMUNITY HUN BY CHILDREN. A London magistrate was presen', when the court o£ the Little Common wealth at Flowers Farm, Bateonibe, sat at the week-end to investigate certain charges which had heen brought against the citizens of the unique com munity amongst the hills ot Dorset shire (says the Dorchester correspon dent o£ the "Daily Chronicle"). In this community a number oC chil dren—whose characters are not unble mished, they having been sent to tlio farm from various juvenile courts throughout the country—are framing their own laws, administering their own punishments, devising tlieir.own stan dards of conduct, and evolving a sys tem of life unchecked by any authority beyond that exerted by their own pub lic opinion. They have a judge — a girl of 13—and the Commonwealth con stable is by no means physically the most poweful inmate of the farm; in deed, it is recorded that on the night of lits appointment he was requested to see that a delinquent retired to bed at ...
BERRINGA PROGRESS ASSOCIATION MONTHLY MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 4 April 1914
BERRINGA PROGRESS ASSOCIATION .MO.NXIILY .MEETING. The mouthlyi/meeting of Iho Progress 'Association wa.-Hheld on Tuesday. Pre sent: -Messrs J„ Mlanseii, (pie.siuent), A. Ifoiielii, M. CrimiHins, T. il. Wilkinson, •I. Collins, T. IL'lveogh, l-\ W. Sehreek, am! IV. Nieholts tsierelary). Correspondence.-—i'iom Lands Depart ment, through .Mr .1. Chatham, M.1>.A.. relative to t In? grant oi .till Irom I lie Uovernnieiit towards impiovlng tlio Ke creation iieserve. It wuts (loeui.d to com ply with the conditions ol' ttic giant:.--.AIt •I. I'. il'Donald, wliu lias lett for liallarat, tendered his lesignation as a. member of the committee, which was received with regret. Ciictiiars weie received i'loiii Air \V. 1J. Hill, secretary South Street So ciety, liallaiat, ill coiineetion with the animal competitions, and it was decided to distribute same. The Secietary reported that in company with the engineer, tile liirthday iuul other roads wore inspected, and as a le^ult the engineer had re...
SIR ARTHUR SULLIVAN'S ORDEAL. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 4 April 1914
■Silt AKTIll 1! SV'I.IjIVAN'S OKUJSAIi Tlic death of Mr Francois Cellier, the Savoy conductor (says "The Westmin ster Gazette") retails a dramatic epi sode associated with tlie production of "iolanthe" in 1SS2. That opera was the llrst of the Gilbert and Suliivan series produced at the Savoy, ana Sir Arthur Sullivan had arranged with Mr Cellier personally to conduct the first perform ance. On the morning of the tiny fixed for the production Sir Arthur was a comparatively rich man, so successful had been the four operas which had preceded "Jolanthe"; but just as he was about to leave hyme for the Savoy news reached him of the bankruptcy of tho firm entrusted with his investments, and with that bankruptcy the whole or his savings disappeared. Hut in spite Of this heavy blow he went to the theatre and conducted "lolanthe" be fore a crowded audience, which little knew that the famous composer was then as poor as the lowliest scena ehlfter behind the scenes.
The Storing Petrel OF FEDERAL POLITICS MR D. C. M'GRATH, M.H.R. HIS FIRST VISIT TO W.A. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 11 April 1914
Tie Storing Peuel | OF FEDERAL POLITICS f MR D. C. M'GllATH, M.H.R. | HIS F115ST VISIT TO W.A. • Mr D. C. M'Grath, M.H.R., the stormy petrel of the Federal Parlia ment, nB he is sometimes styled, is (says the Perth "Daily News" of 26th tilt.) on his fir.-t visit to Perlh. Mr M'Grath, who for a numbc-r of years represented the Grenville constitu ency &in the Vicicrian Legislative .Assembly, last year resigned his position to content iho Ballarat seat in the House of Representatives, at the time occupied by the Hon. Alf red Deakin. The light put up last May, it need, hardly lie recalled, was one of the closest and most remark able conu-sts in the history.of Aus tralian politics. For over a,week one could count on one's fingers the difference between the votes re corded for Mr M'Grath and those registered"for his opponent, Mr.H. V. 'McKay, who, by the wuy, is, dis tantly connected with Mr M'Grath" by marriage. After Mr M'Grath's election and during the; recent ses sion he'again...
Can We Acquire Beauty? [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 11 April 1914
Can We Hcpiie Rebuih? This is a question that will touch the heart of every lady reader, and, ifaough it may not be answered to ©rery laiJy's entire satisfaction, there is certainly a good ileal of interest ia knowing how oilier woman have done it or imagine they have. So ±hat " Everylady's Journal" for April hits upon a live topic when it gives the views—and the portraits— of a number of leading women'on *' How to Be Beautiful." It seems ihat beauty of figure is the great .■consideration rather than the beauty' that is skin-deep, and we learn from tho ladies who have given their, -views to " Everylady's Journal" that beauty of both body and face -will follow perfect health. This, therefore, is the object te aim ar, ■and the means suggested are many and various. MirS De Vere, the sprightly comedienne of " The Dan dies," for example, advocates danc and says that even the oft-con* 'derailed Tango has its advantages as a health-exerciser. Miss Murray, a .Scottish champion, votes for sw...