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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 14 February 1914
"-polel AVortlaeomont. ThUe ++t lwis th Cheapest The BEST Engine or Machine may COST a little MORE at the outset, but long before it is done with it will have proved itself MUCH THE CHEAPER. One of the most Familiar illustrations of this Truth is Hornsby Manufactures which ore of the Highest Grade, especially Renowned for Lasting Qualities and Absolutely Economical. Oil Engines, Stationary and Portable Petrol Engines, Stationary and Portable It is easy to forget what you paid for a Good Engine but the Cost of an Inferior Engine is ever on your memory. Hornsby's Gas Engines and Suction Gas Plants Highest Qjality. Greatest Eflfciency. The Standard of the World, On Top for all Power Purposes. R. HORNSBY & SONS LTD. Melbourne, Sydney and Brslobane MASSEY AND RED BIRD CYCLE HOUSE. H KEA ST & Co., (Next Bray's Auction Mart) Beg to notify the publio that they have secured the above agenoy lately hold by Mn. A. 0. KING, and hope by striot attention to business to maintain a ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 14 February 1914
S5poolal Advoi'esomonus MARTIN P. KELLY'S ANNUAL SUMMER SALE NOW ON And will continao to the end of the month. Discount on all cash purchases, Reductions in all departments Summer Stook must go in order to make room for now Wlnter Goode. MILLINERY, COSTUMES, and FANCY GOODS at loes than Melbourneo coat prices. Sample Book to Hand containing all the lntet and newestoo samples of TWEEDS and COATINGS, Goent ! have no hesitation in leaving your order for Suite. Fit and Style ( uaranteed. Prices Moderateo, BEST VALUE IN THE DISTRICT ALWAYS OBTAINABLE AT MARTIN P. KELLY, Cash Family Draper, Napier-St IB r y Up! And take advantage of BAIRD & hOGAN'S Summer Sale. Here are a few lines to command attention- 34 inch Tuseore Silk, 3/6, 2/11; reduced to 2/11, 2/6 Boys' 3 Piece Tuseorette Sauite, sizes 7, 8, 11, 12, were 12/6, 13/6 ; now, 9/11 Boys' Straw Boaters, sold readily at 4/6; now 2/11 72 inch Striped Verandah Ticking, 2/3 yard 72 it oh Duck, with blue stripe, easuitable for veran...
DATES OF COURTS. FOR YEAR 1914. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 14 February 1914
DATES OF COURTS. FOR YEAR 1911, The follow ing are tho fixtures for the holding of courts at S~, Arnaud during 1914: SuPREEI, COUnT, Tuesday, 12th May, Tuesday, 10th November, COUNTY COURT AND O ENI1tAL SESSION8, Wednesday, 18th February, Tueaday, 21se April, Thursday, 13rh Auguet, Tuesday, 13th October. Wednesday, 9th Dectmbor, Oriminal--Doily, Oivil and Licensing--The Police Magistrate will sit on alternate Fri. daye, commencing from 9/1/14. Civil business will be conducted in the other week on Tuesday,
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 14 February 1914
D.alnoC0 Notioca. VICTORIAN Producers' Co Operative Co.ILtd. Head Oioce--495 Colliue.st,,' Melbourne,; Grain Shed-Witlliantown, Wool, Hide, and SkinIStores, DAIRY PRODUCE. Stock Sales-Molbourno, londigo, Sun. bury and Nagaumbie, Land, Estate, and Insurance Agents. Bags, Manures, Oils, Twine, Gro. cernes, Fea, &c' ENQUIRIES INVITED, P.&Oo ROYAL MAIL STEAMERS LEAVE MELBOURNE EVERY ALTERNATE WEEK FOR MARSEILLES & LONDON Calling at Adelaide, Fremantle, Colombo, Aden, Port Said, Gibraltar, Plymouth on route W\ith permilin 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 10,, Return £1110s, to £14 5s. To COLOMBO Single £27 101. to £34 2., Return £40 14,, to £50 12., To BOMBAY and CALCUTTA Sinle £29 14,. to £37 8,. Return £44 to £56 2,. To MARSEILLES Single £39 12,. to £78 2,, Return £66 to £116 12., O To LONDON Sl?hle £41 16,. to £82 10,. Return £69 6,. to £123 ...
NEW RAILWAYS. CROWLANDS TO NAVARRE. TO BE OPENED IN JULY. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 14 February 1914
NEWVV RAILWAYS. OROWYLANDS TO NAVARRE, (tO BE OPENEI) IN JULY, b1 is expeotod that the Urnwlande to Navarre railway, which ii 22$ miles in length, will be opened for pvoenger traflio on the let of July. There will be four stations on this line. An announcemo nt to that ffeeob has been made by the Rallway Uommlssioners, Other lines which it le ntloipatod will be opened at the same time aro-0Soe Lake to Pier Milan, 17 mwiles; Beualla to Tatong, 18 miles; Bairnedalo to Bruthou, 16 miles,
CARAPOOEE WEST. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 14 February 1914
OARAPOOEE WEST. -4-~---- (F'ron our own correepondent,) Once again the strenuous time of har. vesting Is over, and grain carting about completed. Taken altogether the crops turned out most satisfactorily, and farmers have no reason to grumble at the results of their past oeason's operations, The low price that has been ruling for oats being unprofitable, most farmers are holding this cereal for a risooe. Should the autumn prove dry, no doubt their expectatlons will be realised, Wheat s consldered payable at present prices and yet some growers are speculating on a further ad. vanoo and holding their grain, Not much hay was made thle year, the price not offdring uflicelont inducement, As usual the annual complaints of the oxcessoeivo dearness of bags was heard. Iaoh year a big sllo of the farmer's profit is out out of his returns by thls Item. A little more agitation by the farmers them. solves would do much to help forward the doesirable handling In bulk system, whloh is the only rli...
THE CORRICKS. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 14 February 1914
THE CORRIOKS. The well.known Corrilock ntertainers will appear for tbo nighto, Wednesday and Thursday next, In the Town Mall, and, judging from the interest already aroused, a groat ooueea sOcoms ascured. There are nine mombere altogether, and each is notable in come particular branch of entertainment, Those who appreciate musloal talent will certainly make a point of hearing them, MIce Elte Uorrick it a dramatic soprano and has achieved great rriumplhs for her glorious olnging, Mina Roby lo a wonderful cornet and mella. phone sololot ; Mien Amy a gifted ftlautit ; Mr. Leonard a olarlonet and etxaphone oololeb ; and MIeo Corrick a solo planlete and accompanleto, Of the three new moembers, namely, Mr. James Oaldwell, a fine baritone ; Mr. Chas. Pickett, rag time cpoelalict ; and Mr. Jack Bonny, character comedian, the pree in all plaoea speak in glowing terms of praise. Thuo previous reputation of the Corrioks Is nufliolent to warrant a hearty reception, Popular prieoo are announced....
INDIANS IN NATAL ONLY COURSE. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 14 February 1914
I DIANS IN NATAL ONLY COURSE, Replying to an address to-day from the Mahajana Sabha (Indian Mercantile Association) and the Madras Provin cial Congress Committee, Lord Hiar dingo the Viceroy (according to Rou tor's Madras correspondent in the "Daily News" of November 27), said:, The position of Indians in South Africa has for some years past received the most anxious consideration of the Indian Government, which is doing all in its power to ensure them fair treat ment. The Union Act of which you complain has in practice the effect of puttloig a stop to Asiatic emigration to South Africa, although it does not discrimin ate in so many words against Asiatics. We, however, succeeded in securing the privilege of entry for a limited number of educated Indians annually, We also specially endeavored to secure as favorable terms as possible for the Indians already resident in the Union, and our efforts resulted in the inclusion of provisions for the right of appeal to the courts on points of...
The Very Latest. Melbourne, Friday Evening. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 14 February 1914
The Verv Latest. Molbourne, Friday Evenlug, Wheat, - Market steady, February delivery, 318 ; March, 3/8d ; April June, 13/0. Liverpool market id cabled lower. Flour, £8/15, Oats, 1/0 to 1110 ; feed, 1/8. (haff, £3/10, Hay, £5/10. Potatoes, £4 to £415, Onions, £7/5 to £7/10, The trial was conoluded to-day of Frederick I), W. OCtley, graezer, of Cooma, Now South Wales, who was charged with the mnan slaughter of Gordon Muroh, aged 10, at Donnybrook, on December 10th, by running him down with a motor oar, Acousad was found not guilty and dleoharged. Lord Denman, Sir Ian Hamilton, and staff, viattod the training camp at Lilydalo to. day. The trainees engaged In a sham ight, after which they were in'peoted by Sir Ian Hamilton and Lord Denman, The conferencoo on the Waterside Workers trouble was conoluded to-day, but all Intor mation was withheld. It is understood the result will be a favorable settlement after further consultation betwooen this and Mon. day. The Full Courb has acquitted 1...
CHAIRMAN'S MOTOR CAR DIGNITY OF POSITION [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 14 February 1914
CHAIRMlAN'S MOTOR CAR DIGNITY OF POSITION Surviving a steady fire of ridicule, the proposal of the Moderates to supply the chairman of the London County Council with an official motor-car was passed at a meeting of the Council yesterday (says "The Daily News" of December 17), The car Is to be ,hired at a cost of £420 a year, It is to support the dig nity of the chairman's office and assist him to be received in "a fitting man ner" on ceremonial occasions, Mr Stanley Holmes, who moved the reference back of the proposal, won dered what the Moderate Party would have said seven years ago if the Pro grossives had suggested the provision of such a car, "How they would have talked," he said, " of the 'Wastrels' ' Palace, to which the 'Wastrels' ' chairman would drive in his 'Wastrels' ' motor-car." The General Purposes Committee sug gested that the chairman's car should be recognisablo as such. How was that to be done? Inquired the critic. Were they to have a gorgeous car like the Lord May...
MINING ITEMS. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 14 February 1914
MINING ITEMS. Lord Nelson Coy,, report for fortnight ending Feb. 0,-2480ft. level-.Tho driving at this level stopped teonporarily. Stopirg on the western roof, Stona averages lift, wide, payable, 24051t, level--Stopes over this level show bettor values, but are very wet and heavy. Crushed 703 tone, Sand and olineo plants working at full capaeity, All plane is working well, St, Arnaud North Gold Mine, Feb, 13th, -The battery is being delivered on the mine, and erection of same is prooeoodig, Under. ground work Is being carrivd on as usual by aroping over 400ft, level, Nice gold isa Aowm lng in the atopo,
ART OF COOKING FLAVORINGS OF FLOWERS [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 14 February 1914
ART OF COOKINGi FLAVORIINGS OF FLOWEIRS Having attacked nearly every settled idea in art, music, poetry, and dress, the Futurists are now trying to under mlino our tastes in food (says the "Daily News"), They begin their con spiracy by telling us flatly that for over four centuries there lai not been a new dish invented. Mr Jules Manlcavo, the Futurist chef, who is responsible for this declaration, comes of cooking stock, ls fatherllo and grandfather were chefs, and his brother is a chef. Mr Manicavo accuses ordinary expo nents of the art of cooking to-day of having tied themselves to the fetish of bay-leaf, parsley, mint, thyme, and onions for flavorings, to the complete neglect of the rose, the violet, the lily of the valley, the lilac, and the ver bena. "You cannot imagine what a chicken a la lily of the valley is like," he crieo lh ecstasy-but it sounds highly appe tlsing. The Futurist chef has been advisoe by a doctor at Nice, where he is now cooking, to bring his now art to En...
DUCK SHOOTING. OPENING OF THE SEASON. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 14 February 1914
DUOK 8HOOTINO. OPENING OF THE-i SEASON, As usual much interest was centred in the opening of the duck season on Wed. neoday last. The moat favored locality so far as local eportemen wore concerned was Lake o uloke, which watershed attracted hundreds of ahootora from a radius of very many miles, Beautifully cool weather pro valled, and a full moon almost made night as bright as day. The lake was teeming with birdO, many of owhich etoppld the shot of the cartridges, Mesars Proctor, of _Kooreh, and Messrs Romano, of St. Ar naud, secured bags of over 100, Mosare W. J. Rowe and party obtained 70, and other parties got bags ranging from 50 to a dzoen, A rumor gained curroncy In St. Arnaud that Mr, Myntmlor, of Kooroh, had been lost in the lake, The reporr eaused much concern until later in the evening when It was authontioally announced that he was alright, He had, however, got out of hlis bearings, and had waded to the other aide of the lake--a very considerable distance from where ho le...
SOCIAL HOPKINS—WARRIN. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 14 February 1914
8001AL HOPKINS-=WARRIN, The marriage of Mr, James H. Hopkins, second son of Mr. and Mrs, L. G, Hopkino, of Ballarat EtOt, to Miss Violet May Warrin, third daughter of Mr. and Mrs,. Jaimes H. Warrin, of St. Arnaud, took place on the 29th December, at Chrlot Church, St. Arnaud, the oftolating minister being the Rev. J. W, Davison, The ceremony was performed with full choral service, The bride, who was given away by her father, looked very nice in white erepo.de.chene trimmed with white guipure lace, high.waisted belt with satin ends, court traiti of embossed net and usual wreath and veil. She carried a bouquet, of white aseless, carnations, asparagus and maiden hair fern with tulle streamera, The bridesmaids, Misses Eva Warrin and Emma Warrln, each wore a dress of white embroidered voile trimmed with Val, lace and Insertion, bolt of white silk and ends ; hats of black tulle trimmed with cornflowero. They each carried a bouquet of pink roses, heath, sweet peas and asparagus foer, with ...
RAINFALL. A COMPARATIVE STATEMENT. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 14 February 1914
RAINFALL. A COMPARATIVE STATEMENT. - I 1910 1 9111 1912 I 19183 1914 Jan. 1'74 '11 .05 '03 047 Feb. '0. 573 I'07 1,07 Maroh 4'42 1'01 '9O 2'69 April.... '28 '15 '87 1'50 May ,,, 8'05 2'05 '20 2'24 June,,, 2'10 2'74 2'29 1'07 July ,,. '97 1'45 3'07 1 01 Augusb 1'82 'l1 1'45 1'00 Sept,,. 2'85 3'18 4'11 2'10 Ot. .,,, 1'13 '62 0'44 1'89 Nov ..,, 1'09 '06 1'4 0'38 Dec. ' 50 1' 8 01 I 0 62 TO'li In, 28.07 I 19'52 I 18'54 I 1010 1
NEW POSTAL RATES. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 14 February 1914
NEW POSTAL RATES. The now postal rates, Including penny postage on letters, came into force on the let of May. The reduced rates are as follow : THROUGHOUT COMMONWEALTH AND PAPUA. Letters, ld per ' oz, Letter cards, single, Id each, Do., reply, id eahl, half. Post cards, single, Id each, Do,, reply, Id eaob half, Printed papers, Od per 2 oz, Books, printed-outsido Australia, Oltd per 4 oz. ; in Australia, Ohd per 8 oz, Magazines--Printed in Australia, 0Od per 8 oz, ; printed outside Australia, Ojd per 4 o.z 'Hansard," O0d per 19 oz, Commeroial papl)re, patterns, sample, and merchandise, Id per 2 oz, OVERSEA DOMIN IONS, Letters from the Commonwealth to the United Kingdom, oversea dominions, British colonies and protectorates, except the Nuw Hebrides, Id per ý oz. NEW ZEALAND AND TIlE ISLANDS l.ho cates to Now Zealand, .'iji and British Solomon Islands arero: Letters, Id a oz, Post cards, single, id, Do,, reply, Id each half. Letter cards, single, Id. Do,, reply, Id each half, Magazin...
MELBOURNE. PERSONNEL OF PARLIAMENT. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 14 February 1914
ME.LBOURNIE. (From our own Corrospondont),. PHNONNUL Off PAttLAMN'¶, The eleotors of Kaara Kara builded perhaps better than they know when they choseo M. J W. Pennington as esooesor in the Legislative Aesembly to Mr. Peter M'Brldo, From the time that gentleman was seloeted by the Government to speak to the address in reply the honourablo member has continued to ereate a favourablo im pression, Different factors have gone to the making of a pnpularity that holders for a much longer period of political position mighb envy. Mr. Pennington is not one of those mem bore who are obsessed with the idea that it is incumbent on a Parlia. mentarian to be continually bulking largoly in the eye of the HIouse or of his immediate publco; that unless Iho is incesoantly jumping up to assure Mr. Speaker that he would not have risen but for such and uoch he would not have done so and so, The elect of Kara Kara is a quiet self contained man ; one who is fully aware of his own political limitations; one...
THE COMING STRUGGLE. IMPORTANCE OF ORGANISATION. [CONTRIBUTED.] [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 14 February 1914
THE OOMING STRUGGLE. IMPORTANCE Of" ORGANIS ATION, [CoNw'tIUTED,.] There are many Liberals who fall to roaliso the importance of organisation, Labor is always organised ; there are uore than four hundred thousand adult unionists in the Commonwealth, and the vast majority, practically the whole, of the unions are political bodies, Liberal organisation is difficult, The reason in simple ; Liberalism stands for the freedom of the individual, There is no particular olass inteorest which binds Liberals together as trade unionists aro united by a desire to raise their wages. The supporters of the Liberal party are drawn from all classes, to preserve the highest traditions of the British race, At the present moment this question of organisation is of more than ordinary importance, There is little doubt that the double dissolution is compar. atively near, Labor's victory in Now South Wales has inspired it with the fighting spirit, A few months, even a few weeks back it feared fight, but now...
PERFORMING ANIMALS CRUELTIES IN TRAINING [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 14 February 1914
PERFORMIN(i ANIMALS CRUELTIES IN TRAINING Many allegations were made against trainers at a meeting held last night in the Kensington Town Hall to pro test against cruelty to performning animals (reports "The Daily Telegraph" December 16). The audience, of whom the majority were ladies, indicated un mistakably that they felt strongly on the matter; but a few of those present, headed by Captain Woodward and Mr Glnnett, made vigorous protests against certain of the charges of the speakers on the ground of their vagueness. A number of letters were read from sympathisers, among them being: Lord Morley of Blackburn: I can only say that I have the most intense ab horrence of all performances that in volve helpless animals in wanton suf fering. fMr C. Bernard Shaw: A performing animal trained by kindness would be just as intolerable and unnatural a spectacle as one trained in the usual way. MIr Jerome K. Jerome: My objection to the performing quadruped is the in Jury he causes to the human ...
WOMEN PLUMBERS [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 14 February 1914
WOMEN PLUMIBERS While 86 women are described in the latest census returns in Greoat Brit ain, as plumbers, it is signlificant that all but nine are widows. The fatct eeoom to be that of practical women plumbers there are none. The 86 wo men in the census returns are olther managing the businoess of thleir late Ihusbands or are in lpartnlertshl)p with relatives. There is only on1e woman pllumbller in the Post-offieo Diroctory, and a "Daily News" represelntative, inquir ing at her place of business at Pim lico, gathellred that while she was fully capable of doing the work of a prac tical man, having learngd in the course of manly years all that it plumber should know, she was not propared to undertako the actual manual labor in separable from that occupation. Plumbing is a man's work. The rep resentativo was reminded, and while there are women who are known as decorators, or otherwise connected with trades usually regardd as essen tially occupation for men, it will be found that it js...