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WOOL SALES. London, Jan. 5. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 10 January 1914
WOOL 8ALES. Loutlon, Jan, 5, Fresb artrivals of wool amount to 284,000O beles. The quantity forwarded direot It ol00O bales. The totalavaiilhbln for the fret sties of sales for the year io l29,5O0 hales, London, Jan, 7. The AntwerpI wool tales open I r o-day. There was a poor tdemand, ineO marinoes *nd orossbreds receded 5 to 10 oenetimes per kiln (011. to O.I per lhb.), and medium and coars 15 to 20 eonmmee (01d, to id. per lb.) on the rates which ruled as the opening of the last preoPding eari',
Too True. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 10 January 1914
Too True. There is a happDy mean in overy thing, It is said that a shrewd old lady heard her marriad daughter Bay: "If muiy husband doesn't do such and such a thing, he'll find himself in hot water," "'My child," said the old lajy, "a man is like arn egg. Kept In hot water a little whileo he may bail soft, but keepl him there long and he hardens!" Each high achievement is la sign and token of the wholo inatur's pos shility. What a piece of the man was for that shining moment it is the duty of the wholo nmain to be ulvays. The discovery of happinless may well be the great aim of wisdom; and we needs musnt be happy our selves before we can know that wls dom itself contains all.
PRODUCE MARKETS. Melbourne, Friday. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 10 January 1914
WVheat,.-T-hruo )V: a 1IhIIghtIy ºabior tel. inc(, and ahippeae' 1ife ll heI ohu Ullluitry ate rpoirtrd tn ho lower, 1Iollvot'ed dulonu de /binto 8/6 ils the raugo of quobtetiono, hub nu bu~tnoeetº h hoetn tntiao tc)t on the slot. Oets,"-Fcurther oflea of miilino Alkotl n we1e 1iffOutIed at 1Itlb, tid u1, 1o I/1 I clroet! for feed deotjiptlouo, Clill (-ChoI) h13ad meagre rpI'rosten aI on, 4toIu for I hat piade 0t5 wee paid. Prime oult had tmavetnorot ab 121/6, 'ct lower qIidli tl11s warn oil off ar at ftromt 551 to (10/, 1Iby,---Mun1er tli 0001 If ehbtalnlbe oti tou £5 to x,6/15, feed oheavea at froma £2/lb to £3/5, 01id1 ol)Illif aheaveo at down to 1/l 5x roil, Viotui otr stataw Is quoted at In to51, and for rlaa'011101&1 up to 57/6 ex w arf Is Ia mntIoned, London, Jan, I, WhbSA,- 1he niarLke Ia Oral, yet Itiotiyg, There Is some ioquiry for AuutralIsu omrjoea, $ij1 per 480 lb., l f. and r., being asked, and 35/3 was bid ; for a Viotorian steamner ,hlpmeOt, just sailed, 35/l...
LIVE STOCK MARKETS. Ballarat, Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 10 January 1914
LIVE SSTOOK M lit1t;'j'84, Ballarat, ` wuatfay, 1rP oaotl' I: 146 forwVrd, ollly a 'I'6l pro, plortion b1lnq' good to priome qpality, holau!ee useful de101Iji! 000, ''lho a trodtlauoo of 110V00or wits a lull 001oinn a 001 001 loout wob hrlk, all dooo uo r iuooo ototihoog on oUllv. d louodd at a good adlva1oo oil late valuog, Ilia advouuo holu eg inO a lIOOOrUooedont boIli quaolity Itione. Qitoitotjima :..*Prluoo proa holloelto, £12 to £ I 3/12/0 gird uno hub11 loolot1211/10 to 1l; I tootohoojo, £WI;I7 to £0/10, (t~lvRa ; I ielotood, hl tit forward In llitop to £6/1l7/0. IShpo-o 10)43 pennidod, oily a 11t0l1 toumiobu loeiog; p otto o uoli' y, lIdtrll oa of yaodiou conuaheog f(tomt 1good to oooooliuen deeoripo'iouo, (Co:oop,ýdloio n woo0 biilm, and valuol wert Co good dod l ottr oo olop ired to 0ur00 ot moatokr, Qnotaorto e 10) itro 100row bredl wethooo 111/ to 10/ ; ext rtia 000 y, 2I0 to 21/3 gaol ood aoohod wet heoa S/tin1 to 17/; meOdiuLm do, 13/0l to 14/0 ; 100100o tttootilo moco...
Knew What He Was About. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 10 January 1914
Knew What He Was About. A widower with lvo grownllup daughters created a sensation in his own littlo circle by marrying a plain, faced dressnmakor and milliner, whom everyone had given up itas a chronig old maid, "I'm afraid you're doing a rrky thiug, T'om," one of hlu cronies deem. ed it hisa duty to say, "Thero'll be hltart-burning an' jealousy between them lasses o' yourn and your now wife, Mebbo they'll quarrel like cat an' dog from nmornin' to night," "I can't help it, lad; it had to he done," was the elderly bridegroom's answer, "Those gals o' mine nover nad a fair chance wi' the young men, cos I couldn't afford to buy them the gay clothes and fal'doerala which oth. or women catch husbands with. Now I've marrledl a woman who'll man[k their frocks and hats for love, knowing that the finer the feathors are the sooner she'll be rid o' the birdsl"
ST ARNAUD PRODUCE MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 10 January 1914
S1 ARNAII) PR()I)Ut(P1 MA RKJ'T. 11, 'I', I~dwarde rtpnrta ;-- %Vhwai, 3/2 to 32, Otia, 1j In 1t3, hI'olte, 3 toS3i Ip)erb I halull9, to td Ipe lb, 1 rlabit, 0d hIdoe, 4d to S1id
GENERAL HINTS FOR HOME MADE JAMS. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 10 January 1914
GENERAL HINTS FORt HQOME. MADE JAMB. Have everything delicately clean, Use good sugar, and perfectly fresh fruit, not over or under ripe, It possible, gather the fruit early, and on a sunny 1day. Use a good preserving pan.u, have a bright, clear fire. Bofll fast and steadily. Skim and ntir constantly, When two kinds of fruit are used, put the hardest variety to comnienco cooking first of. all. Have tho pan only tlhrio-parts full, Boll till it jellies when soeie id cooled. Use clean, dry jars. Wipe the edges of the Jair clean, Tie down when cold, Labels should be put on the lides of all jars, so that they can beo easily read, Keep in a cool, dry plaeo, with as oven a toilperatlluro as possible, Recently the noisoloui rifle hiivonted by Mr. Hiram 1'erey Maxim was test ed beforo the Society for the Proven, tion of Cruelty to Anitanls, whio are seeking a suit:able weapon for the paliun loss slaughter ot cattle. The rifle is the standard WInchestor type ot .82 calibre, with alterations c...
COMMERCIAL. MERCURY Office, Friday evening. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 10 January 1914
OOMMEROIAL. blMtntacY Office, Friday evenlag, WHlOrlS$ALh, hITAIL, trlour, £t/7/u Flour, tbu lbt bag 1418 ('half, £8H Chat!, 4/ Froth Butter, dairy,, Froeh butter, Od (;d Ilpaotory, 11id Faotry, 1(2 Efhwo, 71 L ggh, S1 tBacon, I/I Bacou, 1/2 Chcac, d1 Cheese, 10i Pollard, £4116 per tou Pollard, 1/i alrnu, £4/10 per ton Bran, 1/2 Potatoes, 6/0 Polatoes, 21 per qr
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 10 January 1914
Spocial Advor etosemots. The Leading Firm. JAS. RO"WE & SONS, VICTORIA ARCADE, FOR White Duck Verandah Blinds Gretn or Brown Stripe Canvas Verandah Blinods Made up to any Piaz on the premises. Estimates gladly given, Green or white Bamboo Blinds in the following sizees:-3 ft, x 6 ft,, 4 t.b, x 8 ft., 6 ft.x 8 ft., 8 ft. x 8 ft.,10ft.x8 ft. F.y-proof Wire Doors,.-Stock sizes, 2 ft. 6 in x 6 ft. 6 ft. t,; 2 ft. 8 Ino, x 6 ft, Sin.; 2 ft. 10 in. x 6 ft 10 in.; in a number of different designse Arjustable Fly Proof Window Screens Deck Chairs in Pine and Blackwood, all sizese and kinds in stook Cane Chairs and Lounges Sea Grass Ohaira and Lounges Canvas iHammocks for comfort and durability Bodroom and Dining Room Suites in prices to suit any pookab Our Railback Ptantasotte Dining Room Suite, 7 pieces at £8/15 takes a lot of bearing A obeaper Loather Suite, 7 piroes, a real good investment at £6/12/6 All kinds, s'z a, and colours in Bedeteands and Cots-a grand assortment Go Carts,...
MINING ITEMS. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 10 January 1914
MIINING ITEMS,. The directors of the St. Arnaud North 0 M. 0o, metob in Melbourne on Wednesday, and it was decided to purchase from a Ballarab firm a 10. bhead battery and sucnotion geas plant, ab ,n estimated) cosb of between £800 and .£00, The manager antioipates that the plant will he erected on tbhe mine Uand be in full working order by hbut the middle of March. Mr. H, f Croydon, mining manager, and Mr. . '1T.' Vollprecht, consulting engineer, wore present at the meetaing, as also were theP three lonal directors, Mesers, N, J, A. Reeord, L, G. M'Keobane, and 0. Lorimer. Sb, Arnaud North Gold Mines, Jan, 10rh,--Good Fraser and Obalmer ten head battery purachased by direootore; amre, to be driven by suootion gas, also pruvid d, Preparing for erection of sanue, which is being installed forbth. wi bh. 'Underground (work proceeding as usual, It is reported that the old Prince of Wales mine is to he given anotbher practical and thorough trial. The claim has Obeen pegged out by a Melbo...
THE PREMIER'S SPEECH. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 10 January 1914
SATURDAY, JANUARY 10, 1914. THE PREMIER'S SPEECH, Mn. Watt's epeech at Easendon con, taiuid no surprisees, This, perhape, is nob to be wondered at, Parliament is to meet for a few weeks only to com plate the unfinished work of the sesosIon A short recess will pave the way to the last meeting of the Houses, and members will then go to the country. In the circumstantes the Premier necessarily confined himself to a state. ment of the work to he done in the immediate future, and to an exposition of the general policy of the now Ministry. It has already been pointed out that the present Government is not materially different in its composi. tion or support from that previously presided over by Mr. Wstt, It is therefore not surprising that its pro. gramme should follow bthe lines of that of his previous Administration, N:'ver. theless there are some hobanges that will be welcomed by the m'ljority of the electors. The most striking is that the new combination declares itself to be a Countr...
CHEAP SILKI A SYDNEY TRANSACTION. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 10 January 1914
CHEAP SILKI A SY1)NE1Y T'ItANHAJTIOND Anothie inutunot of the necIsHIIty of country niewpaper pI'fprietora kw ping their eyou open, int the it-Iroatu of the piulblic, in retard to the acIctopitano of Sdoubtful " Iadvertjaelentoi, haiu eoniu t') liubt. A few iteku ago a uonm. 1mu1i0ticton wat WO o ivodol iat (h rhio froto the "'' (Joylon Hilk (luompany, the Irouut sik il illporters in the world, (Jrontral (Jllrhomero, 173 Prtl.utreot, 1ydney," r qusol ing ti iIt in advertiso. ntii'-, acoinpanlying Ihe letter, he ineulrtvd, for wvhich "a ch que would be forwarded lon the a eount of the charge i.)LI6 osrated 'he MoWrnunrica, Finn alio rr questotd that advertising should il at the lowout rate, as the firet, which clridii (1 to have bueineaeps in 1 "Patio, lltuoOel, New Yolk, ILondon, ( losgo w, Vienne, Berlin, MarioheOter, and Quebec," intended to adrlvertio oni a large coale during this yi f1t, The advertisement set out that the ooropany, in order to introduce tIlhir goods, woold forwa...
LOCAL AND GENERAL. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 10 January 1914
LOOAL AND GENERAL. ----4--- Mr. Oghurn, dentist, advertlaee that he will visit St. Arnaud on Monday afternoon next, being prevented from keeping his appointments yesterday. The dock shooting anoon Is being segerly looked forward to by sportsmen. Mr, Somniena, the head of the department, annonoces that the opening date will be decided on early next week, A well-known former resident of St. Arnaud, Mr. Thoe. Kenny, assuiorstant railway etationmaster, died suddenly on Sunday at lenalla, where ihe was engaged in similar duty to that which he perfo rmed here, Sergeant Luke O'Brien, who suacoeds ex. Sergeaount Kavasnagh at the St. Arnaud police station, arrivedt by afternoon train yeator. d y, accompanied by Ilis wife and famnily of four, Sergeant O'Uriou commences duty to-day, For the six teonth endling December 31st, the exports of Vitolorian bhter havetotatlled 10,252 tons, of whiiol 9,11i68 tone have been forwarded to tihe United Kingdomt, 5 tons to South Africa, andi 489 tone to East...
Too Much for the Ghost. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 10 January 1914
Too Much for, the Ghost, Archbihliop Thomsion once "laid" a ghost in a very sinple way, Stayflug at a country house with traditions of a faniily ghost, he was put up for the night. in the "haunted chamber." in the morning his hosts were anx. ious to know if ho had seeu anything, "Oh, yes," he replied; "about twelve o'clock I heard a knock at the door. I said, 'Come In, come Iii,'" "Anud did he come?" "Yes; an old eallow-looking wan," "Yes, that is our ghost! What did you do?" "I got out of bed and asked if he belonged to the house. He nodded as. sent. I asked him if he vero a par ichioner, lIo nodded again. Then I said, 'I am auxious to build some new choohls; will you give me ia subscrip tion?' lie disappeared and I saw hrie 110 11101re!"
FORTUNES WITHOUT OWNERS. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 10 January 1914
ýý~a t v C viTd'0 wvLRU 10a~~et ·ot he unolaim. ad dfi sd i0iln4 e Mtain the ro. cords of aitu'gcrg ilmber of fortunes awaiting owners. Why these are left no man shall say, Over somo of theon the spirit *bf romance hovers, Loan back in your chair, clouo your eyes, and lot the rays of fancy play round them for a moment, What life.dramas instantly rise before the mental vision! One sees the stock-holder going abroad and there dying; one axes him disap pear, and with him the only voucher for hip holding in the funds; one sees him aged and decrepit, his memory a blank as to his invoutmonts, and later, his deseondanto ooking in vnin for some record of them; one seon him dying nlatestate, leaving no will, no scrap of paper that enabloes his next of kin to discover the extent of his possessions. That all these things really happen we feel assured. And, indeed, we are not lumistaken, Jf it wore worth while I could give chaptor and verse for that. But the most vivid imagination is powerless ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 10 January 1914
VICTORIAN Producers' Co. Operative Co. Ltd. Head Ofice-495 Colline-at., Melbourne. Grain Sheud-Williamstowu. Wool, Hide, and Skin Stores. DAIRY PRODUOE. Stock Saldo-Molbourno, lundigo, Sun. bury and Nagambie. Land, Estate, and lusuranoo Agonto. Bags, Manures, Oils, Twine, Gro. ceries, Tea, 4c. ENQUIRIES INVITED. ROYAL MAIL STEAMERS LEAVE MELBOURNE EVERY ALTERNATE WEEK FOP MARSEILLES & LONDON Calling at Adelaide, Fremantle, Colombo, Aden, Port Said, Gibraltar, Plymouth en route W ith permisiin to call at Bliitliai FIRST and SECOND Saloon only Return Ticket to Europe available for Two Year. RATES OF PASSAGE MONEY To FREMANTLE Sinile £7 10s. to £9 10s, Return VlI I&0, to £14 41 To COLOMBO Single £27 10. to £34 2 Retuin £40 14., to £50 12., To BOMBAY and CALC TTA Single £29 14i. to £37 8s. Return £41 to £56 2.. To MARSEILLES Silh £39 12s. to £78 2.. Return 166 to £116 12,. To LONDON Sinala £41 16s. to £82 10. Return £60 6.. to £123 4., Full prticular. on application at C...
OLD LOVE AND BURGDARY. A True Story. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 10 January 1914
OL6 .jO54a, AND BU4hGL Y, Some tinm ()o, 'd f a pe chant was ud nlym cned ill the night by the sound of footsteps in her bedroom and the next nioment the light of a dark lantern flooded her face, so near that she could almosnt foul the heat and hear the supproessed breathing of the intruder, H-Ier hus. band was from home, and the only person in the house except horself was a servant girl, who slopt 111n the storey beneath: Her presence of mind did not, however, forsake her, It doubtless requires a great amount of rcsigna* tion and fortitude in a woman to listen to, without screaming, the ranisacking of her store of valIuable laees andi tihe appropriation of her jewellery; but the lady, very rationally deeming her life worth all the lace iandi diamonds in the world, quietly closed her eyes and awaited the result. The light was withdrawn from hot face, and she heard the rustling of silks, the picking of locks, and occms eionally a low whisper of surprise or disappointment, Then there ...
MEDICAL FEES IN JAPAN. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 10 January 1914
MEDICAL FEES IN JAPAN. Many humaneo doctors in Europe give their services to poor patients for a moroly nominal fee, or even none at all, In Japan, however, such a pro coeding Is regarded not as generosity but duty, and no doctor in the "Land of Cherry Blossom" expects to receive any fee from a patient In poor circum. ntances. There is a Proverb) among the medical fraternity of Japan, "When the twin enomies-poverty and dia. ease-invade a home, then he who takes aught from that home, even it it he given him, is a robber." "Often," recently remarked a lecturer on life in Japan, "a doctor will not only give his timo and medicine froee to the sutf forer, but he will also give him money to tide over his dire necessities, Every physician is his own dispenseor, and there are very few apothecaries' shops in the empiro, When even a rich man calls in a doctor he does not expect that he will receive a bill for modlical services; in fact, no such thing as a doctor's hill is known in Japan, al t...
Anonymous. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 10 January 1914
Anonymous. A well-known atI.hor, on leaving his house one morning, forgot ait lot ter that he had intended to post, Dur ing the afternoon somethling recalled it to his mind, and as it was oL con siderable importance he immediately hurried home. The letter was no. where to be found, and lih summoned the maid, "Have you seen a letter lying about?" "Yes, slir." "Where is it?" "Posted, sir." "Posted! Why, theto wasn't any name or address on teo envolope!" "I know there wasn't, sir; but I tnought it must oe in annwier to one of them anonymous letters you'Ne been getting lately!"
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 10 January 1914
PH E tIX ASSURANCE CO. LTD. ESTD. f1782, PFIRE. A001DENT. EMPLOYEIRS' LIABILITY. LOSSES PAID EXCEE. £85,ooo,ooo, Losses by DUSH FIRES iand by LIQNHTHINO are mado good by this Oompany, AGENTS WANTED: VICORIA 481 ro 471 BOURKE ST., OFICE MELBOURNE, DALOITY A CO, LTD., AGINT.I, Prentice-st., East St. Kilda. Septeoluer d, 1918. Mr. Brln,-I, a mother of eleven clil-i dren, write to help if possiblo hard-wore ing mothers who nave young ohildi';ij at. tending school. I think you binould malke known your Vedle Ioul , for the head, Its effect is JVijthiiious, My girls attend thle iVlnd81 Convent School, and their heads/,iave been shown as an example Of.tQod, the eltect of Pedle Pomade, In v4u0e0e to mothers who, unfortunately, nave to go out working it should be more generally known, 1 give you with a heart and a hal permission to make any use you wish of this letter,-Yours, eto., (Mrs.) ALICE O'CALLAGHAN, Pedla Pomade for the head destroys Vermin and Nits; is sold by all Chemists and Stores...