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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 14 February 1914
WATS 0 N'$ NIIO SUPREME AMONG SCOTCH WHISKIES AGE AND QUALITY GUARANTEED. dAfES WATSON & C L'?f DUlNDEEE. 9r froio~of dPra M o Y 0 N V N T 0 It PATENTS Obtai ned ?n Conmmonwealth and Else where for improved methods of Applli ainces, '1'ool, etc., of any description Full Inforlil'n ioll, Costs, etc., sent on11 application to A. 0. 3AOHSE, 0.E, AUST'RALIAN WIDOW 'S' FIUND 1UILDINGS, Corner Collins and William Sta,, MELBOURN E, 0 Pure yý nd ý`ý Palatable. 11
POTTED MUSIC TIME'S GREAT CHANGE. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 14 February 1914
POTI"f I) MUSIC rjTIME'f GiAT (AIANGE, Only a few yealr ago a piano was little more than a pdlce of furniture, aaya the "Atlaillni .,lunthly." Sometinies the daughlt11r of the house tink?leod 1 r3l ,o1 upon it, or Lt col legian on putMulde,] out "Whistlingl Itufus," or the "Waeh1i1r1to0( Post;" but for the ((lost part It it(ood tllent, majestic, Illik aln inanllmato footman, testifying with polilhed ro'ecwood to the opulence and taste of i(t possel?sor, That Is all changed now; pianos are no longer (ilent; thalnks to the perfor ated nltulic-roll, they give tongue un ceasingly. To walk down a subur ban street on it fullulnller's evening is to take an a;ul:al bath In the history of Inutle. 'lhruugh the open wvlndoWls of cottage after cottage float the coin positions of liach, SouHsa, C(hallllnadO, Chopin, lMonkow.ki, Wagner, Puccini, flehar, and Ethlelbert Nevin, all mning ling in one aItuInling pot-pourrl, One cannot make a hllple after-dinner call without paying; tribute to the play...
GERMAN UNEMPLOYED [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 14 February 1914
fillMAN UNEMPLOYED According to the report of 16 of the larger trade unions, 3 per cent. of their memblers were unemployed at the end of November, the total being 51,303 (says the Berlin correspondent of "The Daily News.") This is again a considerable increase compared with October, At 300 public labor exchanges there were 210 male applicants per 100 vacancies, and 139 female. Tihe number of members of the State Insurance Committees pay ing premiums-that is, men in ivork decreased by over 30,000 during the month. The t-erlous condition of houiLng |in the villages of Wurtemberg is shown by the report of the State housing in spectors for 1911-1012. During the poe riod under review 34,000 dwellings, or 7 per cent, of the total accommodation, in 1727 communities were challenged, and declared unfit for human habits, tion, overcrowding and Insanitary con ditions being the chief causes. It is stated that the conditions were much worse in country villages than In towns and cities. Uninhabit...
HUMBLE POTATO [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 14 February 1914
F'zaiie for tlwc ct~ctuar~t i l on at th one hiunclredth 11 1Iiellld lyr;ll Ut thie deathi of aI'nteutlliet·, n\lHo OIUnameo hi Insep - arahly i~Hoiaoatedt wvith (It I ittrodluc thou of j~itatoec aaN a1 popularI111 COtttH tible. hlini to It~utwh c iv~ tyll ~Ivtii a~\lll; h~iat qluet at wh.1Ii'h t icy wercie I a Kic Leeihr~v ats an1 alttRactivec ,IIOvtly; til thle Itoyal\ eooke Ularl'~ti;loatety iiiiiiiitllerlttood, thet insrti~clo ltit th\'itI t im, 11I ttt·lt'il ofI bohhhttg the 1 Uhelii~I ,i cIt iheil lie 'Vhois caitrici at L'ct urtrin er prepzalht, tttttliii tti'· utirit~! de-,l~fl iilituoltwti itaaiii vrt
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 14 February 1914
PH EIIX ASSURANCE 0O. LTD, ESTD. 1782. FIRE. AOOIDENT. EMPLOYERS' LIABILITY, LOSSES PAID EXCEED £85,o0o,0oo Loases by BUSH FIRES and by LIGHTNING are made good by thle Oompany, AGENTS WANTED. VIOTORIAN 461 TO 471 BOURKE ST., oFI MELBOURNE, DALOITY A CO, LTD.. AGINTO. TO NEW3PAPER PROPRIETORS, SECOND-HAND TYPE CASES (in Good Order), Lower and Tipper, Double and Treble, For Sale, Cheap. COUNTRY PRESS CO.OPERATIVE CO, LTD, THE EXCHANGE, MELBOURNE, POULTRY FOR EXPORT. All Classes wanted, We buy by live weight. Crates lent, No Commission or Cartago Charged, Chickens, Ducklings 7d. Old Fowls from 2/6 to 6/. pair, any breeds, DAVID HYLAND & SONS, SENNITT'S FREEZING WORKS, MELBOURNE, I A wo o~ ~AIJvICE HEART ARRO11W 0 A > ýý y 4-1 ~.i1flIijl CLOSER SETTLEMENT FARM ALLOTMENTS appllcation is Invited for Farming Areas on the Undermentioned Estates Estate. District, No, of Allotments Available, Nerrin Nerrin Streatham 12 Mt. Widderin Skipton 5 Pannoon and Willow Echuca 8 Suitable for...
IMMORALITY AND TRADE STATEMENT BY SOCIAL PURITY WORKERS. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 14 February 1914
II1MORALITY AND TRADE S'T'I'EMINT'J' fY SOCIAL PURITY WOIEIRIS, "'We have to regret that the great 1oo00111 ll trade which has, 1moro or less, affected every iart of the kingdoln In the past year I1has led to an increase of inmmorality." This striking state i?ent occurs in the annual report of the Central South London Free Church Council-Social Purity, liescue, and Telmneranco 8ections, "Although there has been it a slight increase in tile nunlber of lrosecu tions," the report also states, "we have been glad to recogniso not only an unprecedently small number of discharges, but also a remarkahlo paucity in the number of defending solicltors who have ventured their snr vlces on behalf of the inlsdemeanants and crimnlnals who have been charged." Sister Margaret's rescue workl con tlnues to prosper. For the pl)at yeur It representh the saving of 68 girls on the brink of ruin and the rescue of 46 from evil living.
RAPID LIFE NO TRUE SOCIETY. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 14 February 1914
RAPIID LIFE NO TRUE SOCIETY, Life has become extremely sensa tlional and "rapid" on its outer surface; the women, who were the element of "qculietlin" in the generation anid generations which preceded ours, hav ing acquired a greater restlessness and a keener appetite for show and moce ment than the men, writes Mr II. W, Massinghanl in the "Daily News," Spiritual restlessness keeps pace with his physical instability: A cloud of new doctrines, expedients, remedies, enthus iasm, aspirations, and exhalations of the perturbed mind of the age fills the air. It is hard to keep men's minds on ends which they really desire; so ,on fused is the intelligence, and .so per turbed the conscience, of the directing or the enjoying multitude, A certain superficiality and light heartedness characterise the philan thropies as well as the self-seeking of our times. Politics are becoming singu larly bitter in their expression and highly organised in their form; but tin dividing lines of parties are not...
A NEW EVENING WRAP. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 14 February 1914
A NEW EVENING WIAP. This is a very up-to-date design for an evening wrap, yet it is so simple that the most inexperienced home dressmaker can make it, The body of the wrap is in two pieces only, without a seam under the arms, There is hardly an armhole, and there is cer* tainly nothing to crush the fralleat of frocks. The collar may have a dopl square or rounding outline at the back, and may be of all-over lace or corded silk. The wrap may he made in faced cloth, velvet, charmouseo or ottoman silk. M. Thorp and Co., sole agents, 191 Collins-strict, Melbourne, have 13ut terick's paper -pattern 5716, in sizes from 32 to 44 Inches bust measure, Price, 11d, pouted.
ATTEMPTS TO BRIBE [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 14 February 1914
ATTEMPTS TO BRIBE --I The Smethwick police (says " rho Daily Express") have in custody a London man who is charged under the Corrupt Practices Act with approach ing Pennington, captain of the West Bromwich Albion football team, and offering him £55 if he would arrange that the match against'Evorton result ed either in a draw or in a, victory for Everton, Pennington reported the facts to his directors, and the police took measures to arrest the man by setting a trap for him. Detectives shadowed a well dressed stranger who was accompani ed by a woman, and, in accordance with an arrangement made, they saw him hand. the money in gold to Pennington, He was arrested as he was about to enter a motor-car, and will be brought before the magistrates to-day. Another attempt waes made by a man whose identity is unknown to bribe Frank Womack, captain of the Bir mingham team, Womack was playing billiards at the Springfield Social Club and Institute, Sparkhlll, when a message was sent to him that ...
FIRES WITHOUT FLAMES [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 14 February 1914
FIRES WITMIOUT FLAMES Apparatus that will help firemen to overcome difliculties of fighting "fire without flamcs" Is to be introduced in London subject to the approval of the County Council (says "The Daily Ex press). The Fire Brigade Committee propose the formation of two special corps of men who would devote practically all their time to maintaining and using smoke helmet apparatus. They suggest that the smoke helmets in use, which have not been very sue cessful, should be withdrawn, and that two motor appliances specially flitted for amoio holmet work be obtained, one to be placed at thoe chief station of the brigade and one at the Euston road station. "These are to bo manned," add the committee, "by specially selected men.!' They suggest that the appliance should carry dynamos and portable searchlights, oxygen reviving appara tus, and electric fans for blowing air into places whore dense smoke and poisonous gases exist,
BOY IN SIGNAL BOX ENGINEDRIVER IN TRAP. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 14 February 1914
BOY IN SIGNAL-BOX ENGINEDRIVER IN TRAP. The report of Leoutenant-Colonel Druitt, who held the Board of Trade inquiry into the accident at St. James' Station, Liverpool, on October 11, when six pers~ons wero killed and 63 injured by a train dashing into a stationary train, was issued yesterday (says "The Daily Mail" of December 17). It was stated that at the time of the accident tile booking boy in the Cen tral Station signal-box was working the block instruments, and Signalman W. Thompson, mistaking a signal which the boy took, admitted the colliding train., Driver Millward, of the colliding train, had stated that he ran into the train in front of him without seeing anything. (St. James's Station is a small station in the open between two tunnels.) Midland drivers, the inspector states, stand on the right hand side of the footplate, and the signals being on the left hand side Millward depended on hlls fireman to look out for the signals. "I consider that Driver Millward only failed ...
TENNIS. PRESBYTERIANS V. TOWN COURT. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 14 February 1914
TENNIS, PRESBYTERIANS V., TOWN COURT, jeamrs representing the above played a. match on Wednesday, when an interestlng anmo was won by the Presbytorlane, The ladles kindly provided afternoon tea. Scoros, the lroet-montioned Indliating tho Town Court :--Mixed doubles--Broderlck and Miss Thorn lost to ) vloes and Mrs. Maodonald, 3--6; J, Soarff and Miss Blilton boat P. Styor and Miss Minnie Osborne, 6-1 ; Holmes and Miss Palmer lost to Rooney and Miss Matthew, 5-0 ; Murphy and Miet Hagarty beat Obherry and Mihs May Osborne, 6(-5. Ladles' doublos-Misseon Palmer and Bilton lost to Miss Minnie Oborno and Mrs, Maedonald, 3--4; Missoe Thorn and Ilagarty boat Misse? Matthew and May Osborne, 6-4, Gents', doubles-J, Saarff and Murphy lost to hoerry and Sayer, 4--6; Holmon and Brodorlck lost to Rooney and Davlce, 2-6. Totals--Town Oourt, 3 sote 35 games; Presbyterlans, 5 sets 40 gamesr,
The Great Montamor Case. CHAPTER VII.—Continued. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 14 February 1914
The Great Montamor Case. Bly ALICE M. 1)IEHL, Authoress of "The Knave of HIearts," CHAPTER VII.--Continued, "Stop!" cried Gwondolen, fiercely, She ,was deadly pale, She gasped for breath, "How you, who are no more Lord ?lontamor than I am, dare to talk as you are talking, shows me that you deserve no mercy from any. one, least of all from mo--me, who am bound to protect the name of my dead cousin Robert, whom you pro tend to be, whom you insult and out rage by pretending to be, if it. costs me my life, Understand, I hold docu monts which must bring you to pris on for years-formerly they would have brought you to the gallows. The best thing you can do is to go-go leaving a confession of your crime as an atbonement for your, sin." lie had murmured "My God!" as she was speaking, Then had half risen from his seat, on second thoughts sinking back. He looked ghastly, his features drawn and con vulsed, "Madam, you must be mad," he said, staring at her with puzzled ap prelheusion. "You-hold...
ALPINE JOY PARADISE OF SNOWS [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 14 February 1914
ALPINE JOY PARADISE OF SNOWS "Who can forgot the seven miles of glacier that he descended in one un broken motion?" asks Mr Arnold Lunn, in the course of an article in "The Cornhill Mlagazine." "Tile slope was so even and unchang ing that lie seemed to be standing still while the valley glided upwards and the bounding cliffs moved by to a stately measure. Then slowly the earth lost its swiftness. There was a Slight pressure on the soleo of his feet, as the glacier stopped moving and the snows came to rest, But these things must he felt. "I can never look from the windows of a great hotel, out on to the snows of old adventure, without a quickening of the pulse and an over-mastering de sire for the secret and silent valleys where gymkhanas cease from troubling ntll thli tllrkey trots no more. Just a.I surely as autumn calls the swallow to tile south, so the shortening of the days carries a warrant from the white Paradise whose magic casements reveal some vision of ultimate beauty, PER...
RACING. DONALD RACES. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 14 February 1914
RAOINO, DONALD RACES, The Donald Cup meeting passed off very suoceaefully on Wedaesday. There was a large contingent from St, Arnaud, the speelal train from here carrying 73 passongr?t', and the motor trafio was very oonaldi able, ''Th takings from all sources amounted to £420, and it ls expected the meoting will yield a profit of about £200 to the club. The renilte of the races were:--Maldon Plate--Z.B, 1; Woroona, 2; lean Sample, 3 Hurdlos-John Donald, 1; Rogue Harem, 2 ; Baronial, 3, Trial Handicap--Diamond Braceolet, ; Last Dream, 2 ; Donola, 3. Donald Cup .--Drex, 1; VaYvlwel, 2; Clumettue, 3, Juvenile Staltes -- ranolier, 1; Lady Nnrwood, 9; Radford, 8, Publicane' Purse "-Embrreseno, 1 ; Aderyn Dhu, 2; Queen Elizaboth, 3. Trot-Anyway, 1; King Harold, 2; K1aryrle, 3 Flying Handicap --Ohapote, 1; Embreseane, 2 ; Queen Elizabeth, 3,
SPORTING NOTES. CRICKET. REDBANK ASSOCIATION. STUART MILL V. HOMEBUSH. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 14 February 1914
8PORTING NOTES. --+-- ORIOKET. REDBANK ASf00IATION, STUART MILL V, IIOMEBUSII. T'he first match in the seooond round In heo above assooiatlon was played betwoon stuart Mill and llomniobsh on Saturday ast on th e ground of the latter. The zanie resulted in an easy victory for the home team by eluht wickets. Stuart Mill batted first and put up a total of 117 runs, heo highest nooro, wore--l. Romano 27, J. Erwin 25, D, Douglas 18, and It. Romano 1. Ilomntbush then batted and put up the requlred number of runa for the losa of two wickets, B I, M'Ewan played good cricket for 56 (retired), and 0. Grose hit out well for 28 (retired). The following are the scores : SFTUARIT MILL. u. Suaherland, b L Rowlands,,, 8 A. Romano, b L Rowlands ,,, 9 I,. Romano, bb Rowlands ,,, 27 R Rnmano, b 0. Groso ... ... 15 1). Douglas, b U. Urose ,,,,, 18 J Erwin, b J, Douglas .,, ,,, 25 J. Derrick, run out ... 6 E. Swanton, b J, Douglas ,,, 0 J Douglas, b 0. Gross ., ,,, 0 J Suthorland, b 0, Grose .,, 6 0. Er...
CLOSER SETTLEMENT. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 14 February 1914
OLOSER SETTLEMENT, TnE report of the sub committee of the lasb Watt Ministry upon the work of the Closer Settlemenb Board does nob make pleasant reading, Novorthpleoo there is nothing in it to warrant panio upon the part of either the Government or the taxpayer., There have been, it seema, several mitakeoo in working out the policy of closer settlement, Some of these have been due to faulty legislation, and some to a want of common sense in the administration of the Act. As a result there has been an undue proportion of failures among thoos who have taken up blocko under the measure. The intention of Parlia. mont was to encourage people who wanted to go upon the land, It was provided that tho Closer Settlement Board should purchase suitable estates, that these should be out up into farms, which should be effered for settlement on unusually easy terms of payment, The policy has been carried out for several years Land to thi value of between X£2,000,000 and £3,000000 has been purchase...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 14 February 1914
DEATHS. PETERS.-At St. Arnaud, on 13th Febru- ary, Charles Henry, beloved eldest son of Samuel and Isabella Peters. Aged 24 years. The funeral will leave the residence of deceased's parents, Napler-street south, TO MORROW (Sunday) at 3,30 p.m. for the St, Arnaud Cemetery. W, L. KELL, (Established 1860) (Phone 43) Undertaker, &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;