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TURF. [Newspaper Article] — Warracknabeal Herald — 3 February 1914
TURF. At the meeting of tlie Donald Turf Club the secretary said that some o! tho bookmakers were said to bo tils, satisfied on the score of increased re gistration fee demanded by the club. The metallicians estimated that to take in a clerk would involve each in the sum of $2 12/. Mr. Gray said tie meeting would be "all the more sue cessful if- no bookmakers were pre-' SeiU." AI-. gaj^ tllat. n|n. ent bookmakers declared that the clnv' had done the, right thing in increasin! the fee. On the motion of Dr. Gray and Mr.'Lewis it was decided not to alter the tariff as agreed to at thi ; pi criouu. mooting.
NEWMARKET AND CUP. [Newspaper Article] — Warracknabeal Herald — 3 February 1914
NEWMARKET AND CUP. I Weights, for the two big autumn j handicaps appeared last week, and ; have caused a good deal of comment j and speculation. ' The Newmarket j Handicap, the big sprint for the year, !has a large entry,, and it is not as I easy matter to say anything definite jat this early stage. There are a far, I however, that strike'one as beini I pretty well in. Atlienic, on his Syd ney form ,is nicely weighted ftt 8.5. in the six-furlong race. Gold Brew is I fancied .on 8.1, and perhaps Lord j Walla may be Scobie's best. The si* jble are represented by; Audacity, Wit | gewa, Lord Walla, and Wolowa, sni the best of this quartette will tafe some beating. Wo are inclined to think Scobie holds the key to t!i* situation, and we would much like b know which is the speediest ol \V. four. We are Inclined to think Widgf wa, as lio has already shown form over a short distance. Next tc Scobie's lot a horse that will tato some beating this year is Rathlea, vl' is nicely in at 7.12. .-Po...
OBITUARY. [Newspaper Article] — Warracknabeal Herald — 3 February 1914
OBITUARY. Mr. William Skeggs, an old resident of Nhill, passed away at the ago of 75. Deceased had been unwell dur ing the past fortnight, and the end was not,unexpected, the cause of death being lieart failure. The late Mr. Slteggs was born in Ilford, Essex, in 1839, and went to NhlU with, his wife and family iu 1887. He-Is mourned by a widow and six children. The death occurred at Donald last week of Mr. Hugh McCredden, aged 77, a resident of the district for 27 years, and a colonist of 75 years, de» ceased having arrived in Victoria witli his parents in 1839. He was then only two years of age. •Air. Paul 'McKenzie, of the Rainbow district, and for many years a resident of 1-Iopevale, died last week. The de ceased was one of the district pioneers, lie bad been been ailing for some time, so his demise was not un expected. A grown up family Is left to mourn their loss. Mrs, Jas. Fislier, Mi's. \V. Fisher, and Mrs. Geo. Byrne, of Hopevale, are daughters of the de» ceased, and there a...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Warracknabeal Herald — 3 February 1914
AlJcTIONS. YOUNG BROS., Auctioneers, Stock and Station Agents, Land, Finance, and Commission Agents, HORSHAM,. NHILL, HAMILTON AND WAIIRACKNABEAL. ancti Offices nt Ararat, Mnrton, Minylp, Nhll], Rupanyup,' Dlihbnola. „r,nn Donald, Toning, Balmoral, and Goroke; also Wolsley,' S.A. AGENTS FOR:— nnys, LascelloB, Limited, Wool and Grain Brokers, Stock and ion Agents. Geelong and Melbourne. Australian Mutual Provident Society, e National Fire Insurance Co. of New Zealand. |e Bollnrat Banking Co. Limited. e Australasian Mutual Live Stock Insurance Society Limited. J busluess arrangements with all the leading Arms of auctioneers In South Wales and South Australia. uctlon sales of Horses, Cattle, Sheep held at Horsham, Nhill, Hamik Murton, Minylp, Warraclcnabeal, Beulah, Hopetoun, Rupanyup, Donald, Iboola, Kanlva, Nafimuk, Goroke, Dunkeld, Casterton, Cavendish, Strath ^nle Balmoral, Terang, and Lake Bolac. MONEY TO LEND AT LOWEST RATES. Larracknaoeal Stock Sales. VrUBDAY, l"JARY 7, MM (.1EB...
Late Melbourne. (By Wire.—Melbourne, Thursday.) STATE PARLIAMENT. ALL NIGHT SITTING. ESTIMATES STONEWALLED. [Newspaper Article] — Warracknabeal Herald — 6 February 1914
Late Melbourne. (By Wire.—Melbourne, Thursday.) STATE PA11LIAMKNT. ALL NIGHT, SITTING. ESTIMATES STONT3WAI.LEP. In the Assembly the Opposition stonewalled the Chief Secretary's es timates in nn attempt to get an in* crea.se of police pay. Shortly after 2 •a.m. the Government, cleared the gal* •lery, and the stonewall was continued until.7.30, when the Chief Secretary's estimates were passed, tlie only altera* lion being an agreement to pay the •police an extra Gd. a day from July 1. Mr. Elmslie moved a reduction of £ I on the education estimates in or der to secure equal pay for female teaching. After a. lengthy debate the motion was negatived, as also was a further motion ito reduce the estimates by 15/. The education estimates were* fin ally passed.
OBITUARY. [Newspaper Article] — Warracknabeal Herald — 6 February 1914
OBITUARY. General regret was expressed in Minyip" on Monday when the sad now;; was. received tJIiat Airs. D. 'McNicliol' (nee Miss Maggie McG-ilp) had passed away. >_ The deceas.ed lady, who , was the eldest daughter.'of Mrs. A. JIcGilp, o£ Kewell Bast, was mar ried to Mr. Donald. McNicliol," of Ta hara, on the 23rd August, 1912. Mrs. MeNichol Qualified as a professional nurse, and followed her profession up to within a few month's .of.. her'.- mar riage with gratifying sotoss.' .. She spent the greater part ot her lite 'in the Minyip district, where she was warmly esteemed for her many excel lent qualities. The deceased lady was 37 years of age. Mr. Thomas B. Dungey,. father of Mr. T. W..-Dungey, of-Warracknabeal, and Superintendent A. E. Dungey, in charge of the Bendiigo Police District, who was formerly iu Hie .Wlmmera, died at Oakleigh on Sunday 'last at the age of 85. Deceased was a a very Old colonist, aod a man of sterling charac ter. Two or throe years ago he paid a visit...
The Herald THE PAPER WITH THE LARGEST CIRCULATION. PUBLISHED EVERY TUESDAY AND FRIDAY MORNINGS, WITH SUPPLEMENT. FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 6th, 1914. [Newspaper Article] — Warracknabeal Herald — 6 February 1914
THE PAPER WITH THE LARGEST CIRCULATION. PUBLISHED EVERY TUESDAY AND FRIDAY MORNINGS, WITH SUPPLEMENT. FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 6th, 1914. It is unfortunate that many of those who have undertaken the pioneering work of settlement in the new mallee country are experiencing the effects of a disappointing season. General ly speaking, the wheat yield in Vic toria this Harvest shows a fair aver age, but farmers in the mallee about Ouyea and Undertoool for a distance of about 300 miles did not fare nearly so well as those in most other parts of the north-west of the State. Con ditions proved "adverse, and in the ab sence of an adequate rainfall at the i -Tight time to ensure the returns that! might have been expected in a more 1 favorable season, together with the j ravages of srubs, they now find them selves in stress and difficulty. The > position is all the more regrettable " when the arduous and self-sacrificing work of these settlers is .taken into ac count. Within -a comparatively short p...
CRICKET. [Newspaper Article] — Warracknabeal Herald — 6 February 1914
CRICKET.'. '■ The Bohemian and Caledonian teams met In connection with the district competition on" Wednesday. ' ; B.a'ttlnS first, the Caledonians made 106,' Bata contributing GO, and M. Giinn 22.' Ta'egear secured 3 wickets for 20 ruua, Bruhu 3 for 30, and. 'Landy 2 for 22. Only , nine' men went to the wicbeltii. The Bohemians compiled HI for two wickets. A fine stand was made by Tregear and Kelsall, who made 48 and . , 89 respectively not out. Landy scor eii 13. '
COMMERCIAL. PRODUCE MARKETS. [Newspaper Article] — Warracknabeal Herald — 6 February 1914
COMMERCIAL. PRODUCE MARKETS. Wllieat, 3/2%. Flour,'. 13/6. Bran, t/. ' &lt; Pollard, 1/0% Factory butter, 1/2. Dairy butter, 7d. and 8d. Eggs, Sd. • Melbourne Press Quotations: — Factory butter, ll%d. Dairy butter, 8%&lt;1. to 9%d. Egg's. lOd. (By Wire.—Melbourne Thursday.) Wheat irregular, February delivery j alongside quoted to 3/7H; oats, mil-1 ling, 1/10; feed. 1/9.
TENNIS. [Newspaper Article] — Warracknabeal Herald — 6 February 1914
tennis; On Wednesday the Galaquil . Ea«t Club visited Galaquil for the. second rouftd In the competition. Tho local players were winners' bv 63..games.. The day ivas very hot and trying, and not at all helpful for playing ' sood tennis. Afternoon tea was most en joyable. • " *
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Warracknabeal Herald — 6 February 1914
PHONK NO. II. J. N. WOOLCOTT, Registered Dentist, Scott Street - - - Warracknabeal. Next Door to his Well Known Pharmacy May be Ooo stilted Dallj. Hopotoun, ceiles, Weil 7th : Heiilnh, Tuesday. February 24th; Las 25th. The Sale of Sales. CRAIGS GREAT Summer Sale STARTS NEXT SATURDAY. THE SALE OF SALES will be Craig and Go's. 1914. "OAKLANDS" 1914 ('TIS THE CAR WITH A CONSCIENCE.) Note Improvements in new 1914 Model. 1. Delco Electric Self-Starter and Lights. 2. Car Painted all Frency Gray (not a hearse). 3. Khaki Hood. 4. Oversize Tyres. THE "OAKLANDS" IS THE CAR FOR YOU. Superlative Quality Medium Weight • Consistent Reliability Distinctive Appearance Moderate Price Extremely Economics' Exceptional Equipment Maximum Efficiency " Unapproachable Value W. BURRELL & CO. PTY. LTD. ti. 60S-10 Collins street; 628-30 Bourke Street, Melb. MJffiHUCH co,,raB SHOWERS Made of best copper and practically everlasting. Costs a little more,'perhaps, than the ordinary Galvan ised Iron shower...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Warracknabeal Herald — 6 February 1914
AUCT IONS. YOUNG BROS., AuottonoofB, Stock and Station Agents, Land, finance, and Commission Agents, HORSHAM, NH1LL,, HAMILTON AND WAHKACKNABEAl.. Branch Offices at Ararat, Murtoa, Minylji, Nhlll, Itupanyup, Dlmboola, Castorton, Douald, Terang, Balmoral, and Gnroke; alao Wolsloy, S.A/ MONEY TO LEND AT LOWEST RATE8. Warracknabeal Stock Sales. SATURDAY, RBBROARY 7, 19W. sheep, cattle and horses. yOTJNG BROS, will conduct their weekly sale on the above date, when they will offer, on account of owners, at thoir Warraclmabeal yards some good llneB of Sheep, Homes and Cattle, an under:— SHEEP. CATTLE. HORSES. ENTRIES INVITED For Sale or To Let Tender. by Y Near Whittoh State School. OUNG BROS., under instructions ' from Charles McLean, Esq., in alternate tenders to either purchase or lease his valuable proper ty, particulars of. which appeared In our last issue. LIBERAL TERMS 4M; per cent., being Interest on deferred purchase payments, will be given, particulars of which can be obtained f...
BOWLING. [Newspaper Article] — Warracknabeal Herald — 6 February 1914
BOWLING. There are several games not comple ted for the junior and open handicap matches. Players concerned must play their games, not later than Wednesday next, 11th inst. The draw for the championship of the green is now posted at the pavi lion. Members are requested to noto this. The first round is to he com pleted on the 18tli inst. The: draw is ■as follows :—Pitcher y. Miller, AVyatt v. Twyford, Pearson v. T. W. Dally, Ness v. Smith, Brand v. Field,1 Janes v. Long, E. Dally v. Bate, Hopkins v. Rawling, Mann- v. Hamilton, Sutcliffe v. Mackenzie, and; '&lt;Stanlatreet r. Rushburv. A match aganist Blrchlp will be pluyed .on the local green on - 2Stli February. ■ Mvo rink's will; .be on gaged. .•
YOUNG MAN IN TROUBLE. FALSE PRETENCES ALLEGED. ACCUSED COMMITTED FOR TRIAL. [Newspaper Article] — Warracknabeal Herald — 6 February 1914
young man in trouble. false pretences alleged. ACCUSED'committed for TRIAL. u the l'ollcc Court on Wednesday, . „'fo,e MrSmith, PAU and Mr K ; it Stairitliovpe. J,P.i a young man «raed "leri>evt Harold Trompf was «n*nii oil three charges of ob Sk money and goods 'by false Inspector Riley prosecu ""tIip first information laid against. Trompf was thai. on April 8th last ■elr U obtained jewellery of the va •,'e of £8 0/10 from Vm. Schafer, "Lilcr of Scott s treet, by means of a Selew'cheque, with intent to de fraud. Accused pleaded not guilty. rnwcctor Riley said lie could- not understand Hie defence put forward, lluf accused was probably Influenced '' .i|,e fact, that his relatives had rome to his aid .financially after lie had got into difficulties, Certain Serines had been passed when acouij. cd knew that there nvas no money to ■Ms credit at the bank to meet them. ■ The police magistrate remarked that th0 payment of money was of no 'V mail could not commit an of fence and escape ...
SUPPLY OF WATER. REMISSION OF RATES DESIRED. [Newspaper Article] — Warracknabeal Herald — 6 February 1914
SUPPLY OF WATER. REMISSION OF KATrs DLSIRDD - Representatives' of-"tlie . ' settlew along the Ouyen-Murrayville line were introduced by' Mr. Men&ies,. M.L.A., as a deputation to the 'Minister of Water Supply on Tuesday;- their purpose be ing to protest against the Government insistence on payment, of. water, rates In the district ■ The money so raised .is to be applied to liquidating the eost to the State of establishing and main taining bores for water and: the irriga tion channels. • The settlers- pointed to . the, losses sustained by 'tihe failure of crops, and urged that they should not be called on for payment of the rates. When they took up land, they said it was loaded, at, 2/6 per acre to cover roads and •water supply, but as yet tile State had not expended sufficient to Justify such a loading. . The Minister replied that the load-, tag of 2/6 per. acre had been spread over the 30 years -within, which , the settlers- could pay for their land, and; consequently: the S...
ENTERTAINMENTS MELBA PICTURES. [Newspaper Article] — Warracknabeal Herald — 6 February 1914
ENTERTAINMENTS MELBA PICTURES. There was an appreciative audience at the Melba Thea'tre on Wednesday evening, when a capital series of pic tures screened afforded enjoyment to young and old. The programme "was of a varied character, and the dramatic and comedy subjects were especially good. On such an excessively hot night as Wednesday an open-air thea tre was an institution to be apprecia ted, patrons being enabled to enjoy the .entertainment to the greatest ad vantage. With becoming appropriate ness, too, 'the management ^brought the seashore within close proximity of the, audience. A /me 'picture depicted a lady swimmer in the surf, and the views were so real that spectators might have imagined themselves til one of the popular bathing resorts, with a disposition to plunge into- the cooling water. The picture was on humorous lines, "Max as snapshotter" trying to obtain views of the fair ewim iner's movements. By a piece of stra tegy his designs were frustrated. Max waited with hi...