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INTERESTING ITEMS. [Newspaper Article] — Rutherglen Sun and Chiltern Valley Advertiser — 6 February 1914
INTERESTING ITEMS. -f The only animal that is really dumb is the giraffe, which is unable to express itself by any sound what ever. Neatly-worked darns and patches have been discovered In the clothes used in swathing some ot. the Egyp tian mummies. In the early day* of smoking, rich people smoked silver pipes. The poorer classes made a walnut-shell and a straw answer th»ir purpose. Swedish girls, at an early age, be !;in to make and accumulate linen garments. By the time they are of Marriageable ago they have an ex tensive outfit of such articles. The Arabs claim that Eve's tomb is at Jiddah, the seaport of Mecca. The temple, with a Palm growing out of the solid stone roof (a curi osity which is of itselt & wonder ol the Orient) is suppooed to mark the last resting-place of the first woman. In most countries thirteen is al ways spoken of as "th« baker's dozen"; but in Italy it is calied "a cobbler's dozen." There is a tra dition in that land that formerl> there was a law ...
CHAPTER X. [Newspaper Article] — Rutherglen Sun and Chiltern Valley Advertiser — 6 February 1914
CHAPTER X. Some men who leap suddenly from comparative poverty to wealth pro ced at once to indulge in vulgar dis play. Michael Thorne, however, la his private life remained more or less true to the habits of the plodding young clerk. He dressed better; he kept a motor-car as a thing of Ibusi ness rather than pleasure; but he lived quite simply in an unostenta tious flat with an elderly house keeper and one servant; and the housekeeper could have told one that Mr. Thorne -wanted an accurate ac count of where every penny of the housekeping money went. But it did not follow that the man did not revel in the power of his money; in his power to control the copper market; to raise and depress and ibaffle his rivals in the same market. In this way he got joy of his money. More than that. It had purchased a ■whole family, made absolute slaves and sponges of them; it had purchased him revenge and a woman. Only one thing beyond its purchase power— love, reciprocity. His chance of ob taining ...
THE GREAT SOUTHERN MINE. The following letters have appeared in the "Argus":—GREAT SOUTHERN COMPANY. TO THE EDITOR OF THE ARGUS. [Newspaper Article] — Rutherglen Sun and Chiltern Valley Advertiser — 6 February 1914
THE GREAT SOUTHERN MINE. The following letters have appeared in the " Argus":— GREAT SOUTHERN COMPANY. TO THE EDITOB OF THE ARGUS. Sir,—No great exception can be taken to the action of the directors of the Great Southern Gold mining Company, Ruther glen, in temporarily suspending opera tions at the mine pending the decision of the shareholders, For some weeks past the washdirt treated has not been payable I and the mine has been run at a loss. I am aJso informed that the ventilation is . very bad, and I feel sure that shareholders do not want the minera to work under unfavourable conditions, and perhaps at the risk of losing their lives. Dismant ing the underground workings is, however, quite another matter, and in my opinion the management has 110 right to do this work without first obtaining the consent of the shareholders. The great Southern has been a splendid asset not only to the Hutherglen district but to the State itself, and every effort should be made to dis pose of it as ...
CHAPTER IX. [Newspaper Article] — Rutherglen Sun and Chiltern Valley Advertiser — 6 February 1914
CHAPTER IX. The individual may have a long me mory, but the general public has a short one. Where the general public •were concerned, the Hasted bank rob bery had ben. consigned to the lim bo of forgotten things, though an un expected, belated development, pro claimed by a sensational newspaper head-line, would be enough to drag it forth. Men -would think lor a 'moment, and say, "Of course!" Then they would recall the case more or less vaguely. "The fellow's name was Stanmore, or Stan-something. What was the sen tence? Five or ten yeare? He was engaged to be married, wasn't he? Didn't she faint in court, or something like that? A shop-girl, wasn't she?" But there was no oblivion for the man in the prison cell—he could not consign memories to a limbo. Every hour, every day, bit (memories more deeply into heart and soul—as acid bites into metal. There were no bru tal warders at Stilchester gaol. The governor was a former army officer and a gentleman. But prison regula tions were priso...
GREAT SOUTHERN GOLD-MINING COMPANY. TO THE EDITOR OF THE ARGUS. [Newspaper Article] — Rutherglen Sun and Chiltern Valley Advertiser — 6 February 1914
GREAT SOUTHERN GOLD-MINING COMPANY. TO THE EDITOR OP THE ARGUB. Sir,—Having read both the letter from " Prospector " and " Shareholder " and as neither letter has any reference to the water bogey of the distant future, I beg to state that at the present time there is only one 16in. lift working at a reduced capacity. In fact, there is evidently insufficient water for puddling large quan tities of washdirt without the use of settling dams. Now, a sufficient supply of water is a very necessary and valuable asset to any mine, as in many cases ex pensive dams have to be made. The quartz reef can be seen 200ft. down from the present workings, carrying gold, and is evidently permanent. About 50 tons of quartz are at grass, estimated to be worth 13dwt per ton. The working of this reef in conjunction with the alluvial would greatly reduce the cost of treat ment. ' Judging by the number of trucks hauled, the alluvial average is better now than in the past. Are the shareholders aware that £80...
SOROSES LIQUID FACE POWDER. [Newspaper Article] — Rutherglen Sun and Chiltern Valley Advertiser — 6 February 1914
SOROSES LIQUID FACE POWDER. In these days of out-door life—motoring, golfing, boating, etc.,—a reliable and harm less liquid powder is one of the necessities af life. SOROSES LIQUID FACE 1J0\VDKR is found by experts to be a perfectly invaluable preparation and a decided improvement on the old-fashioned dry powder. Besides improving t he appear ance it acts as a shield to the delicate skin of the face agaiust hot winds, dust, smuts, and other extraneous matter. Price 2/6. Obtainable at 1). G. Hamilton's General Store,
MOUNT OPHIR v. BEECHWORTH. [Newspaper Article] — Rutherglen Sun and Chiltern Valley Advertiser — 6 February 1914
MOUNT OBHIE r. BEECH WORTH, Mount Ophir cricketers visit Beech worth on Saturday. .The Beechworth team will be selected from—E. Youl :den, H. Walker, He v. Roberts, H. •Nicholls, P. Allen, H. Thompson, C. 'Byrne, R. Semmens, M. Lynch, D. Guthrie, G.' Thompson, D. Ryan, C. Bell, J. Trezise, W. Barnes. The Mount Ophir team will be chosen from—W. Sullivan (capt.), S. P. Snow, H. K. Johns, C. H. Johns, C. Ready, C, Leseberg, J. Wilson, M. d'A. Burney, W. N. Hepe, J. Cros kell, P. Quirk, Corbett (3), F. Ruhe.
RUTHERGLEN POLICE COURT. At this court on Wednesday, before Messrs W. C. Bayliss and R. J. Burrowes, J's.P., the following case was dealt with: PASSING VALUELESS CHEQUE. [Newspaper Article] — Rutherglen Sun and Chiltern Valley Advertiser — 6 February 1914
RUTHERGLEN POLICE COUHT. At this court on Wednesday, before Messrs W. C. Baylisa and R. J. Bnrrowes( J's.P., the following case wa3 dealt with: Passing Valueless Cheque. Alfred Ernest Spencer was charged with having obtained money by means of a valueless cheque. Charles Webster deposed: I am a* hairdresser carrying on business in Main street, Rutharglen. Kemeraber 27th January last. Know the accused for sojur time ; he was in my shop on tha 27th, about 1.45 p.m., and had a shave. After having his shave, accused said to me " I have a cheque I got by post from Mr 3elby, will you lend me 10s until I get it cashed ?" I aBked him who Selby was, and accused said that Selby was a cockey at Gooramadda, that he had worked for him, and the cheque was in payment for his work. Cheque pro duced was handed to me. Accused said that he had taken the cheque to the bank, and that they had told him they could not cash it until the 29th, the date on the cheque. I said " Who is Ling ?" Accused said " Se...
McCORMICK—McKINTY. [Newspaper Article] — Rutherglen Sun and Chiltern Valley Advertiser — 6 February 1914
McCORMIOK—McKINTY. A. very pretty but quiet wedding was celebrated at the Roman Catholic Church, Yackandandah, on New Year's Day, the contraiting parties being Mr Henry McCormick and Miss Sarah McKinty, eldest daughter of Mrs T. Power, of Norong. The Very Rev. Dean Gafley was the officiating clergyman, and their future home will be at Coolamon, N.S.W. Sale of Freehold Land.—Messrs A. A. Piggin and Co. report the aale by private contract on account of Mr Thos. Folev'i Brocklesby, N.S.W., of his valu able farming property, comprising 1220 acres of freehold land in two blocks, 620 acres to Messrs Vile Bros., of Moorwatha, and 700 acres to Mr J. D. Dunn, of Weebo, Bungowanab. The latter sale was made in conjunction with Messrs Middleton and Hunter, of Albury. Melbourne Wool Sales:— The New Zealand Loan and Mercantile Agency Co. Ltd. report:— We hold our closing sale of the regular selling season on Tuesday, when we brought forward 4252 bales. Some light conditioned wools from the Upper ...
SATURDAY'S MATCHES. RUTHERGLEN V. COROWA A. [Newspaper Article] — Rutherglen Sun and Chiltern Valley Advertiser — 6 February 1914
SATURDAY'S MATCHES. KUTHEBGI/EN V. COROWA A. The team to represent Rutherglen will be—Allinson, Brennan, Blowers, Hauaer, Howell, Erost, .Lott, Oasey, Walker, Dennis, Harvie and Perkins. Emer gencies—Bruckner and Rowlands,
The Heart of a Girl (All Rights Reserved.) CHAPTER VIII.—Continued. [Newspaper Article] — Rutherglen Sun and Chiltern Valley Advertiser — 6 February 1914
The Heart of a Girl By HENRY FARMER, Author of "Tho Money-Lender,'' "12a Quiltry Street," "Bondage," etc. (All Rights Reserved.) ; CHAPTER VIII.—Continued. Queenie's manner of accepting Mi chael Thorue's offer of marriage was indeed unconventional.- She had im molated herself on the family altar— for the family's sake, or perhaps for the sake of one member of the fam ily—her mother. She might have re fused Thorne, anl left her father, Beryl, and her brother to fend for themselves; left Philip to pay the penalty of his theft. Quite .frankly, she had grown to hate her lather; she despised her brother. Beryl she ~ loved; hut Beryl "with her training would have been in a position to earn her living independently of Thorne. But lier mother's life depended" on freedom from anxiety, constant atten tion, and comfortable surroundings. Thorne had supplied the ■wherewithal. Had Queenie been free to earn her living she would have had a commer cial value of about thirty to thirty five shillings ...
AN IMPUDENT IMPOSTOR AT COROWA. [Newspaper Article] — Rutherglen Sun and Chiltern Valley Advertiser — 6 February 1914
AN IMPUDENT IMPOSTOR AT COROWA. It is now some time since Corowa busi nesses were victimised by a stranger who waa out for spoil, writes the " Chronicle.'* Messrs C. and W. Johnson, J. R. Ran kin and J. P. Leahy were rung up by the exchange on Friday for a coveraation pur porting to be from Bulgandra Station. The perpetrator evidently knew the busi ness relations that existed between the manager, Mr Hovenden, and the firms mentioned. Stating thas he had a French cook, who was a jewel, and had left to coma into Corowa for a woek's holiday which he opined would end in a, "jig." He told them incidentally that he had two or three cheques of his to knock down, and hoped that they would keep an eye on him, and when the " Bpree" was over send him .-out to the station again. In reply the manager received the assurance that his cook would be looked after and his return assured. The irony of it all was that the bogus tele phone message was Bent from the public bureau at the Corowa Post Office...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Rutherglen Sun and Chiltern Valley Advertiser — 6 February 1914
IN MEMOKIAM. GRANT.—In memory of my dearly loved husband, Neil Alexander Grant., who died on February 4th, 1913. My beloved husband passed away. With such a peaceful brow ; But none could tell what pain he had But I who loved him well. I miss hiB kind and loving glance. And miss him everywhere, Never shall his memory fade ; Sweetest thoughts shall ever linger Round my darling husband's grave. —Inserted by his loving wife and children. FLETCHER.—In sad and loving memory of our dear son and brother, Charles Fletcher, who was killed at railway crossing, Barnawartha, February 7th. 1912. As time goes on dear Chum is missed more and more by sorrowing father and mother, brothers and sisters. BRIERLEY.—In loying remembrance of my doar brother, Tom, who was accidentia killed at Barnawartha on the 7th February, 1912. Gone, but not forgotten. Death, it often comeB to show We love more deeply than we know ; But love in death should make us see, What love in life should always be. What is lifo t...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Rutherglen Sun and Chiltern Valley Advertiser — 6 February 1914
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MARRIAGES. COMER—PLEMING. [Newspaper Article] — Rutherglen Sun and Chiltern Valley Advertiser — 6 February 1914
MARRIAGES. ? COMER—PLE MING. On the 29fch January at the resi dence of Mr and Mrs T. H. 0. PlemiDg, of Plemington Park Farm, near Spring hurst, a very pretty wedding took placc. The happy couple were Mr Edward John Comer, of Whittleaea, and Miss Margaret Elizabeth Fleming, third daugeter of Mr and Mrs T. H. C. Pleming. There wore a large number of friends and acquain tances of the families present. The Rev. G. F. Dyson, of Rutherglen, was the celebrant, and the bride who was given away by her father, was dressed in a coat and skirt of grey cashmere, decora ted with orange blossom, and looked very pretty. Mr T. H. 0. Pleming, jun., acted as best man and Misses Ruby and Anna Pleming aB bridesmaids. At the wedding breakfast the health of Mr and Mrs Comer was honored, also that of their worthy parents and bridesmaids. The happy couple left by tho aftornoon train for Melbourne for their honeymoon amidst showers of confetti and good wishes. Their future home will be at Whittleaea, The bri...
THE Rutherglen Sun AND Chiltern Yallev Advertiser WITH WHICH IS INCORPORATED THE Rutherglen and Wahgunyah News Published Tuesday & Friday Morning FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 6TH, 1914 [Newspaper Article] — Rutherglen Sun and Chiltern Valley Advertiser — 6 February 1914
THE §b%erglett Sun ..AND Chiltern Yallev Advertiser WITH WHICH 18 INCOBPOBATED THK Rutherelen and Wahgunyah Hews Published Tuesday & Friday Morning FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 6th, 1914 St. Stephen's Sunday Scnoot,.— The Sunday School classes in connection with St. Stephen's Cliurcii will be re nuined on Sunday, at 2.45 p.m. Tenders.—Mr A. C. Macknight, A.R.V.I.A., invites tenders for the con struction of ramps at the Corowa Race course ; also tenders for alterations and new buildings at the Corowa Racecourse. Ohiltrrn.—Messrs. M. Hayes and J. Vipond, who are engaged under the Rabbit Destruction Act, have been very successful with strychnine-poisoned apples on the Eldorado common. They put out bait on seven occasions during the month, and killed 4,664 rabbits. Dental.—Mr M. L. Thomas, of 88 Elizabeth Street, Melbourne, will be paying hia usual monthly visit to Ruther glen on Friday next (all day) and may be consulted on all matters relating to dentistry. Particulars may be found in our...
BOWLING. RUTHERGLEN WINS THE SHIELD. [Newspaper Article] — Rutherglen Sun and Chiltern Valley Advertiser — 6 February 1914
BOWLING. RUTHERGLEN WINS THE SHIELD. In the match for the " Piggin" Shield, which took place at Wangaratta on Wednesday, great interest was taken, and after a keenly contested game Rutherglen won by 14 points. The scores were as follow:— Rutherglen. Wangaratta. 5th End. 21 20 10th End. 40 85 15th End. 00 44 20th End. 90 68 25th End. 103 89 Ruthercjphn. No. 1.—Berryjimn, Hughes, Halli day, Edmondson (capt.). ... 27 No. 2.—Jeffers, Brown, Edgar, Ready (capt.) ... ... ... 25 No. 8.—Kearnan, Hugen, Rowds, Dr. Harris (capt.) ,,, ... 23 No. 4.—Hine, Hedley, Stewart, Dr. bush (capt,) ... ... 28 Total 108 Wangaratta. No, 1.—Bryant, Pllnn, Pinkerton N,, Pinkerton A. (capt.) ... 22 No. 2.—Banfield, Francis, Thureau, Dr. Docker (capt.) 20 No. 3.—Steele, Mason, Rev Chisholm Kidd (capt.) 28 No. 4.—Humphrey, Grass, "Williams, Ebbott (eapt.) ... ... 19 Total '. 89 At the conclusion of the game the president of the Wangaratta Club (Mr Banfleld) congratulated the Rutherglen club on the victory. He r...