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THE GARDEN. SOME OF OUR ENEMIES. (From "The Sydney Daily Telegraph.") [Newspaper Article] — Lancefield Mercury and West Bourke Agricultural Record — 27 February 1914

THE 0 A R D E N. SOME OP 0011 ENKMTE8. (From "The Sydnoy Daily Tele graph.") It Is always an easy matter to write about our friends*. Not ho in re gard to our enemies. Wc got no good out of the latter company, "and nH a rule are not too anxious to say much about them. They do us injury, and many a time bring on no end of trouble. Still there arc times when even an enemy must intrude. Garden; crs cannot aflord to pass him by. Wo. i must know him intimately, and must I be for ever on his (or her) trail. .In | most of our life-walks the enemy in held at arms' length. We unfortunate ^ people uvo placed in the position of being for ever after subjects that bring us no good. And of late, our enemies haw had a • good fling. They have taken a-full measure, and have been doing 'the',.., *■• ■ thing handsomely. Many . of- us . .hjiv.o ..... been warring all we knew, Sonic have -t held the peats in check, while ^otliero. • .: have found themselves with all: the *.? losses on their side. Theso ...

Publication Title: Lancefield Mercury And West Bourke Agricultural Record
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PEN PICTURES OF THE PAST. POIGNANT POLAR TRAGEDY. [Newspaper Article] — Lancefield Mercury and West Bourke Agricultural Record — 27 February 1914

PEN PICTURES OF THE PAST. l'OKJNANT rOI.AIl TUAOEDY. The talo of the Gordon- Bennett. Kxpodition of JST9 is one of the most poignant, of Point' tragedies, 'The .Jeannettc left San Francisco in -Inly, 1870, and until September - news was regularly received. Then came silence. A whole year passed, ! ami still the relatives of the absent | crew watched and wailed in vain. | It was on September G, 3S79, ! that the doomed vessel was definite ly imprisoned by the ice. With a stout ship, provisioned and equip ped to pnss an Arctic winter, the crew felt little anxiety. But when the long* . Polar night of three months hnd passed, the summer of 1880 came, the unrelenting floe still held their little hark in its icy grip. At Inst hope told the nattering tale of release ; but at the very mo ment, when the ice-field broke up and gave the prisoners their long-: wished-for liberty, huge icebergs j c.rushed the little vessel in their j iron grip. Two hours after she ; was at the bottom of the ocean...

Publication Title: Lancefield Mercury And West Bourke Agricultural Record
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(All Rights Reserved.) THE Secret Island. A Story of a Strange and Exciting Adventure. CHAPTER I. AN DOEAN MYSTERY. [Newspaper Article] — Lancefield Mercury and West Bourke Agricultural Record — 27 February 1914

(All Bights nesorvtxL) — -T H B i Secret Island. A Story of a Strango and Excitinu Adventure. jly w. Murray Graydon, Author of "Mattbow Quln," "The Cures ot tho CardcwB," otc.( etft. CHAPTER I. AN DOEAN MYSTERY. Hovnn bellB had just struck, signi fying Unit nn hour yet remained of l.lio morning watch, when Dick Vnlen linq turned out of his cabin nnd mounted to the deck of tho Boudlcea. With conscious pride his eyes swopt fore and aft, resting in turn 011 tho polished brass railings, tho nmplo deckhouse in the centre, nnd the fun nel with' its tip of crimson. For this llncly-bullt schooner-rl'god yacht of about five hundred tons liml been his Own property lcssthnn six months, nnd tho novelty of possession wns not even beginning to wear oil. From tlic deck he climbed to the bridgo, where a rugged-featured man was stnnding alertly. "Good morning, Captain Brand, ' ho said, cordially. —What sort of woathor arc wo going to have?" "Fiir and calm, sir,'I think," tho skippor replied ; "there...

Publication Title: Lancefield Mercury And West Bourke Agricultural Record
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Lancefield Mercury. With supplement. FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 1914. The Lighting Problem. [Newspaper Article] — Lancefield Mercury and West Bourke Agricultural Record — 27 February 1914

fantcfielb Uleroiij. With supplement. FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 1914. The Lighting ProMom. Mr V. J. Crowley, electrical engineer, of Melbourne, who fur nished the Romsey council {and other councils) with reports on electric lighting schemes, and j who is at present putting up municipal plants at Cobram, Wer I ribee, and Lilydale, is spending the week-end in Lancefield. He will be in attendance at to-day's meeting of the Lancefield Shire Council, which will Rive council lors a good opportunity of getting from a practical man an idea of howthe present lighting difficulty may be overcome.

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CHAPTER II. THE MASTER OF HERON COURT. [Newspaper Article] — Lancefield Mercury and West Bourke Agricultural Record — 27 February 1914

UHAPTBIt If. THIO MASTIOU OF HKFION COURT. I Heron Court was uot a large pl^ce, j scarcely Justifying its pretentious noma ; but wlmt it lacked in size it made up in picturesquo hr.nut.y uml' old-fashioned comfort. It lny deep I (loivn in tile heart of Kurrcy, n miio or two from the village of Ashdalo. About ten acres were enclosed by 11 bricjc wall, stained yellow nnrl lirown with ago, cupped with jl dense crown of ivy. Krom the curved bronze gates mi .'ivenuc of elms led to the house, a square mansion of tiie styliy that pre vailed in the Inst century, riie park, through which a silver stream mean dered, contained ;1 small lake, and plenty of line timbor and shrubbery. Since .1750 Heron Court, bad belong ed to the Valentines, a county family of good stock, and here, about the time of tiie Crimea and the Mutiny, lived Anthony Valentine and his wife. Their only child, Robert, sadly dis appointed their hopes. Possibly ow* inR to indulgence, the lad was wild and uncontrollable. After ...

Publication Title: Lancefield Mercury And West Bourke Agricultural Record
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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Lancefield Mercury and West Bourke Agricultural Record — 27 February 1914

iRomwy & West Souske Agsioultml Society. "'ftety-%trti* ANOTAL SfioW. WedneaSfiF»^M8h 4,1914. . feff&al Prfti list. Co^jhrt ia*&l>«n}r4 Show Right KHTtgra ctOSE—WBD„ FEB. 33. Ptiae List &FuIl Pttrlicalnrs froTB T'' ;T : AND. WILSON, Secretary. The "Star"; Steel Wings Never Grow Weary !! " No aatter how light the freeze the "Star" (back-gaared .lU-Bteol) Windmill will to found whirling on smoothly and silently doing its duty, while other millfi are at. a standstill. The reasons why the ''Stat" Is always at work, and never on strike, arc fully explained in Cata logue, which will be mailed free to any address for the asking—writo for it, Trices from 110a. J. BARTRAM & SOfl FTY. LTD. 586 Bourke-street, MELBOURNE. Oome to-— NICE'S STORES. XAXTCEFXELD* •For all yoHr REQUIREMENTS. hammer CcstiMes •And Hilllaery 31ouses $resg Baskets '^oetff&nd Shoes Men's and Youths' Clothing @rcosries i Croo&ery I Ironmongoy —Agent for— JAge Leade...

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CHYPTER III. TWO MEETINGS. [Newspaper Article] — Lancefield Mercury and West Bourke Agricultural Record — 27 February 1914

ciiyptkh -iiir.-. -; /J V J-TWb'iMfiETINGS.v V : .Well-groomed; - frbck-contedi- Willi a Kpng.ofviolets. jn'Vhis button-hole, I)ick left his^chambcrtf in-the Albany about noon,:ami.*turned towards^Pic eajlilly^Circus.^Hc -dhl not look like: a man. who was on < the verge ofv go ing, to the dogs or the Jews—who had. -Jtoss',ithan five'-pounds .in cash to-his nam%V.'lt^w,asi; the day-following tho •stormy interview at' Heron Court, .'amliifor many-hours,-over many pipes be Bad calmly reviewed the'situation. Now lie bad doggedly braced himself. for the future, and to him' that ; meant no reconsideration. It is usiial j ly the man of. breeding, the upper class plunger and spendthrift, who meets llMortune like .a stoic and ; Dick ..Valentine was of- that 'sort;*-.... — I He knefkv that the reckless past was done and, over with : that he mult idrop: outr,of club-land. vanish from bis 'particular circlcs of Upper Bohe ; min, a» so many had done before him. In *a new country, unde...

Publication Title: Lancefield Mercury And West Bourke Agricultural Record
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School Committee. [Newspaper Article] — Lancefield Mercury and West Bourke Agricultural Record — 27 February 1914

School Committee. Next Monday a meeting of parents of children attending the Lancefield State school will be held in the schoolroom to nomi nate persons for appointment to the School Cpmmittee. The presentBoard of Advice, headed by Mr. John Waterland as chair man, have done very well, es pecially in getting the school en larged and improved when every suburb and district in the State has been calling out for the same thing, and—in 99 cases put of 100 —not getting it. A loss deeply mourned by . the many frionds of the family was sustained 011 Wednesday morn ing by Mr and Mrs O, B. Graham, in the death of their eldest daughter, Patricia. The child had been complaining of a severe pain, for which she was given the usual household re medies, usually efficacious. The trouble, however, turned out to he appendicitis, upon which peri tonitis supervened, and after two or three day's illness the Tittl^one died, at the age of three-and-a' half years.

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LIVE STOCK in DRY FARMING. [Newspaper Article] — Lancefield Mercury and West Bourke Agricultural Record — 27 February 1914

LIVE STOCK in DRY FARMING. t, . : To. get at .the Importance of live • stock in dry farming, Prof. Sh<jpperd tSQ'nt-a list of questions to tlic Di^ec •tors of the. Experimental Stations.ln tho North Western; biatcs of Amer 'ica. ; : Among these questions was. the following : Do vou consider live stock'husbandry essential to success ful dry. land' farming in your State ? >Vhy 7 . ;_'v. ^ : The directors oft the JSxperimont ■Stations.are probably"in closer touch, with the best systems . of..- farm man-: agement than any; other ;set of .menr* Their answers are-a^rfollows :r Thatcher, Washingtomr-Yes—where ram fall is.; enough to grow- forage; Webster,. Kansns:—Absolutely. • ■ Burnett, Nebraska. TrriBy , men of .small.means designed to build >homes; not for traction, and farming-work. McKillicun, Manitoba.?—Yes ; to bo permanent it. is essential; Mackay; Saskatchewan.—Yes ; to bo •jiorumncnfc;—^ Forbes, Arizona.—Yes. Ilobbs, Nevada.—Yes. ' Humbert, New Mexico.—Yes.; be ...

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SHIRE INFORMATION. [Newspaper Article] — Lancefield Mercury and West Bourke Agricultural Record — 27 February 1914

SH1.BE ikfobmatioh. I*noefl«!d Aim—Aim, 89 »q. aito-' PepnUtlon fit (Ui*, ISM. Sua to *• dwelling!,Sflfi. RomMy thin,—Ana, 88 »q. tallKi ?Mt> ^hitloD rf •bi;« ]£09,; V&ttoCT of deelU&fV» Spriogfitld •Mrt.—.lKa, Ul- m. att Population of (S1I16. 703, 8sa»V&' .*' - dwelluifn, lli. • Py»loog, c&ire—lrev iSO eq: nSw, Population' et. »h!rt, lJDO. .■■■ Htuekor dwellings 380: j i Xowhtas. Wood end. tblte,—AtMj IM a. ' ; allM... .Populaton, SUOi ' W6t&u' : rf~". .4w«lUn3p.'499.; ■.

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POSTAL INFORMATION. [Newspaper Article] — Lancefield Mercury and West Bourke Agricultural Record — 27 February 1914

POSTAL INFOBMATION. Mail# Are detpatcbed from the Pos Offioo, Laocefleld, ao olloweDaily Bomsey and Melbourne (8undays exoapted) —mall closes at-7 a.m. and at 4.80 p.m. For Emu Flat, on Tuesdays and Fridays; closcs at 11.50. Boohford, Newbatn, and Woodend, daily, jloies at 2.15 p.m. Kilmore oo Monday, Wednesday and Friday, and for SpringfloJd onoamo days, closes 2,30 p.m ' Tbe Lancefield Poat Offlc« i& closed daily at 6 p.m.-" On Saturday nights the office opens for delivery,of letters at 9.30 p.za.) on other nights at 6.30.

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Lancefield Mercury and West Bourke Agricultural Record — 27 February 1914

Headache, Indlpstira, Constipation and BIHousneM. The Immense numbtr of order* tot Trootolds, sent by port -Ureet'to the Pro prietor, is canTincing proof that the ■■ Fubllo appreciate their splendid curing power ovejthe aboYo-ntraod complaint*. . Frootolds are elegant in appearance and , pleasant to take; they ore immensely . , more valuable thali an ordinary aperient;. they remove from iheblood, tlisuee, and ■ • ■ . Internal organs, mitt* polso»ou» morte* that is clogging them and choking the channels that lead to end from then.'; The.beneficial affcots of Frootolea *s» - ovldentbytb.edi«app*aiane«of headachy . ■ ■ • a bright, oheery senso of perfeot health taking the plaee of slugtf eh, depreeeed feelings, by the liver aotlng'properly, and by the food beingproperly digested. ffrootoids are the proper aperient medl elite to take when oay Congestion ' . Blood Poison la'preaent, or when Cong**" : 1 ' tlon of the Brain or Apophij: in prtaaat or threatening. They hoys been. tefttd, and...

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SHIRE COUNCIL MEETINGS. [Newspaper Article] — Lancefield Mercury and West Bourke Agricultural Record — 27 February 1914

Laneefitfd—Ltik Friday la. ttokb: B o'olook,. ' .. Bomiey—First Friday ln-o raoa^^ • ;• o'olook. v • v'-~ apringfiild—Suood lTridayila hu&U*,X: .>f o'oleck. KyQ«ton~Pir*t gatauday U tttotfe II ' o'clock,' ' PybloDg—Tbitfi Monday 1* t&osfebr &' o'qIooe* Newhsm ind Woadwd—Laofe Tattday the mouth,

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A DAY OF CARNAGE. [Newspaper Article] — Lancefield Mercury and West Bourke Agricultural Record — 27 February 1914

A DAY OF C ARM AG 13. When the light of dawn stole quiet ly over the Sudanese desert on the '.-morning of September 2, T8H8.it revealed the spectacle of wnr brood ing ninid the pence nnd solitude of .-.Nature. It was tho Inst day of Mnhdistn, for the Khalifn, with his dusky hordes, • hud at hist been -Vrun .to earth" in Omdurmnn, nnd J,.]. Kitchener, with his army, hud re , . .solved that this day Mahdism should be swept finally oft the face of the earth. Soon-after dawn along-, fluttering ...N.'..11110'of white appeared on tho hori zon. It was the enemy advancing quickly over the- yellow sands. With . a voice of thunder the Uritish guns spoko. : It was a tornado of .death. But as the fanatics were mowed . down; by the Maxims, the lines were reformed.- It was not a battle : it whs an execution. The lust of blood, however, was on the Der .vishes, <and it meant victory or I'aradise now for them. With • rush after rush the - Khalifa's warriors >eamc on over the dead bodie...

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FIRST FEMALE PEER. [Newspaper Article] — Lancefield Mercury and West Bourke Agricultural Record — 27 February 1914

• " VjRST FEMALE PJ3EI5. (ireat peerages have fatlcn to rladies in the uatural. course of. events,-but the, first peeress by crea tion was Antic Iloleyn. On .Sep^j teinbcr 1, 10JJ2, Henry VIII., by; ■Royal ■ patent, created Aune lio-; Jeyn first Marchioness of Pembroke. Thus he identified her with his own] ^/family, as the last ' title of Pcin-1 broke Jiad been borne, was J>y his undo Jasper Tudoc. : She was duly invested with, a ""..mantle and gold coronet, and Henry added a grant of £85 per annum to herself and her heirs out' of the Crown rents of the county of Pembroke, to be paid by the ■Sheriff. ' The grant .gave ht»r precedence over nil the other marchionesses of Kng- j . land, of whom there were at that time tu'o closely allied to the Iloynl Family—namely, the Mar chioness -of Dorset (the King's own niece) and the Marchioness of ISxe ter, whoso husband was the son of the King's aunt, the Princess Katharine Plantagonot.

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AN HISTORIC CANNON BALL. [Newspaper Article] — Lancefield Mercury and West Bourke Agricultural Record — 27 February 1914

AN HISTORIC CANNON BALL. The discovery, at tv village near .King's Lynn, of a cannon ball re puted to be a relic of the Parlia mentary Wars recalls the fact that in_Lynn itself there is still carefully preserved a missile of like interest. Almost within the shadow of St. Margaret's Church is an old en trance gateway, leading to what is known as "Hampton Court," and suspended from the roof of this passage, by a piece of hoop iron, is an ancient cannon ball. The shot itself is said to be the identical one fired by Cromwell's soldiers from West Lynn into St. Margaret's Church on Sunday, Sep tember 1643, 'during a siege which lasted nearly three weeks, when the King's Lynn garrison of about 5,000 men had to capitulate 'and pay a fine of over £3,000 to obvifito the distress of being plun dered. The missile reforred to was fired during Divine service, when, accord ing to an old chronicler, "it did no further harm than to shatter a pil lur into a thousand pieces, and frightcm the people aw...

Publication Title: Lancefield Mercury And West Bourke Agricultural Record
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Coursing. [Newspaper Article] — Lancefield Mercury and West Bourke Agricultural Record — 27 February 1914

Coursing. Tbs ICilmore Ponroing Clnb has ■been re-formed, wi'.b Mr. F. G. Wall •dcr as president, MrDofaph MorriBsey vice-preoidfint, Mr W. H. Booth eeore tsry and Sreasnrer, Mesorn C. J. Oo born, B. G. HadsoD, W, Wittbnlz, H# MeCoimlle, P. A. Harrington, ond'G. 3, Good, comrmttoe; theoa pentl emen - ^a&raateoing £12 eaub towardn the •feofift of tbo Vallej-field plnmptoa,, Mr Booth was appointed delegate to' "tbe National Oonraing Oltib, The • following dnton were fixed (Safcnr-.' dnrn^ — Mrv .Tana 5ft. TTriW Ifl' Aacast 15. Seotember 12.— tiaer." Application for dates-for courting •'having to be made before March i«t, •an informal aeetiinf of the Lancefielcl -"Conrsihg Club V7»s vheld on Monday ••veiling to decide upon the fiztnrec to Abe asked for. Miss Miaogne's weU-inoTrn biteh •Forhjna, ranuer of meral stakes, -whelped a litter of ;t:rie pups on Sat ?urday to Mr M- F. Murphy's Kyne • ton dog Monntoin Vet'. The litter's sire .was-ninner-ap in the Jnst Water loo Ctipr.

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Lancefield Mercury and West Bourke Agricultural Record — 27 February 1914

NEURALGIC ^ At BM 3 Hearty Driven Iflad Jligbi ana Day, But Clements Conic CURED HER Here {9 a lottrr which *11 women should read, especially thosewho art prone to neuralgic ailcctlono, sod who pan hours of agony and.Ill-health through them. This letter telU'those worn*** more than •an be apedall/ written of the relief of Meuralcie'by Ctemtsts Tooic, sad it wu oeat (rota 411 Clarendon Street, freatii Melbourne, 8/6'J' ; ; CLEMENTS TONIC LTD., "For the benefit of those who •u£Ter from Netmlgi* X should like to. tell them of my cire* 4 <4 It if a few year* back I hed that •complaint, tod 11 lasted for the best part of five year*.. Many people said It had become dtwilc witn rae—that I would never getrid of U—and I got to believe time opinion -correct, for doctor** advice tad prescription* did not have the leut effect. I used numerous other medicines mod ie> medies, until I was despairing of ever getting better. This affected my general health. 1 became thfo and weak, and ...

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The Vegetable Garden. (From the 'Journal of Agriculture.') [Newspaper Article] — Lancefield Mercury and West Bourke Agricultural Record — 27 February 1914

The Vegetable Garden* (From tie 'Journal of AgrtonUuce.*) I A plentiful malohiog of stable manure, and frrqoent cultivation of the sarfaoe will ba ueoessary daring the coming month ■ Young celery pUnte may be' planted ont in trenches, and plants that have been previously growing abonld bo: bleached by aarthinp, or by any means tbut will exclude tba light. Can tin o« to plant ont oabb&ee, oaaliflowor, celery, tetlcoe, and other plants from the seed-feeds. _ Seeds of cabbage, tarnip, lettuoo, peas, Frenoh beaoe, parsnips, beet, and.leek may bo sown. Afl eoon 6S ;®ny bloole becomes vao&nt, it should bo Trail manured and dag to prepare it for tboaexfcj atop. '• ■ ]

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