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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Kerang New Times — 3 February 1914
You can get it in FPull Measure at Hawtho6rne Dros. ummnner sle. That's so-come and. prove it. / An onocee of proof is B .'- worth a ton of talk. ( Our big bargains are ' . conv.incing, the vaiues - ",.. " are tr.emendous and as JN . ? ~ prices have been trim , " med down to low water mark, they are sat sfatoory, that's "u e. Economy chances sre both numerous and vared. Come and Save Money on these Grand Millinery Bargains, Smart ready-to-wear Hats, usual prices, 5s Gd to 10s 6d; sale price, 3s 6d to 4s lid. Ladies' Tennis Hats, white and colored, usual prices, 2s lid to 5s Gd; sale prices, is 1id and 2s lid. Shady imitation Panama Hats, new shapes, to clear, is 9d. Blocked Curacoa Hats, trimmed Navy bande, latest shape, sale price, 2s 11id. Children's soft Rush Droop Hats, leather bound, 8Sd, is, is 3d. Children's Pique Washing Hats, White and colored, also striped, is lid, 2s lid. A large assortment of Children's Hats to clear at 6d. Wa WT Oe N BROS., The Store that serves you bes...
THE OAT AND BARLEY CROPS. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang New Times — 3 February 1914
THE OAT ANID BARLEY CROPS. The inear completion of lthrIeshiig hv the various machines in the dislricl enables infolimation to be obtaiied in: :ega-rd to tile barler and oat crops g'olen in the irrigated areas., As a ruli: tic oat crop has been an exce.lienit one and lheavy yields hav\-e resulted. The same nlav be said of mitalting barley. lihe hightest return reported is tlhait of lessis J, and J. Mlaclure, of I3enjeioop. ,t p:idlock of 32 acres averagina over 17 biags of line maltlntg barley to the a.cre On severacl farms 12 bags to the acre Itas been the a\era:?e, while ii othetis whatl promised to give eiqually as goodi a yield lhas Ibeen reduced con coisidera bly by wind storms, which Ibltke olI the best headils just at tIhe rt'ipening period.. Th'e quality of the lamlev \-varits considerably.,. A iood deal ?.ppleareid to lhave rcequiried an ;ilddti tional watering, having matured on the t hil'i side. Again, harley which received the necessar'i atllention in this respect whilet...
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ELOPEMENT MYSTERY [Newspaper Article] — Kerang New Times — 3 February 1914
I ______-~ ELOPEMENT MYSTERY There has been a remarkable seq9ul to a romantic runaway wedding"%r Paxton, just over the Scottish border in Berwicksrire (says the "DailVy E press" on November 14). . Two months ago the bride disa peared from her home in Englnd, and this week her father visited Beraic and interviewed the driver who doroe the runaway couple over the border where they declared themselves a and wife before witnesses by the tro side. The bride then went hoal to her parents and told them she bot been married in Scotland, but did no disclose the name of her husband. r She stayed a fortnight with her Par1 ents, and then left, and they lhave o heard of her since. The father described to the dri?-e man whom he thought might b)e the bridegroom, but the description did not correspond to the actual bridegroo , Inquiries were also made at 13erwni railway station if there were anry eiO tials on the young couple's iugs the but no light could be thrown ol the matter there, and the fath...
OUT IN THE SNOW WIFE'S STORY OF CRUELTY [Newspaper Article] — Kerang New Times — 3 February 1914
OUT IN TilE 5NOW Hae BeaP.Y-Ue -~----o..-fE ton Colfi-eld. 'obQ i~n a terda- from er hsan --. - !and Ener- -on of a - ie-.man ani me.l .esa-rIuf&::ur÷- ,.r ports ) he "·--ily _ews" -.T, Conn-e said that Mrs ;as r e daughter of a - brewer, had about £-.00 a ::e,:..r . own when she -.s mre- . . ITe husband was emplcy"- : ther's o?.ice, and was a:S dealer. He took to dri0:-:1-,-. s--% out late at night, and hIs co-z¢ t' came violent In January, 19?7,. Mrs Ee. turning from a whist drive t brother and his fiancee, was .:opt in the snow for half an hour. her hu3 band having given instructions for tt door not to be opened. Finaly h.e 'I them in, but he w-S so v:o!ent thb the young lady visitor became hster" zal. LaIter the husband sever~a tme threatened to shoot his wife. ard oC kicked her out of ed. Citimalet she was forced to leave hin. and went to West Australia, where he mi-n conducted himself. Counsel for the husband intimtS that the suit would not be defe.ll and a decree nisi...
New Councilor. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang New Times — 3 February 1914
New Councileor. Mir: -Thomas Burke, ot- Kerang East, belng the olly per?~lo nonlnated, has been dutily declalred elected as a coun cnthgi tor tile south-east riding of the ilure of Kerang, for the vacancy caused oy the reutrenieut of Cr., A. U. ieid. Wills and Estates. The Trustees, Execttors and Agency Company Lunited, ot No 41t2 Coqmins Sbhuct, is aiplying for adiiinistraauton ot tilhe Estate o Cmurtcs curge Ptutch, late of Keln!g, baker, who died oni Oc tober 23rd, 1h13. The cstalte is sworn at £10,4Ot, consisting of' reallty -£9,11 and p)o?imnality £i6d, to wvIich his \wido\i mlis A. E. Punch, and children, dlMjurpri, tihas. A.., Ernest '. and Frank A. Punch mue entiled. Mr Myles O'3rilen is solicitor for the company, Melba Photo Plays. The picture-loving publc of Kerang are in for another treat at the Melba open air picture theatre on \Wednesday evening. Thie star picture is that strange case of Dr Jeklyll and Mr Hyde, by R. L. Steven son, and the resaers of the book will find ...
KERANG GUN CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang New Times — 3 February 1914
KERANG GUN CLUB. - The Kerang Sparrow and Pigeon Club held successiul club sweepstakes on Satulday, 31st ult. Though the day was one of the hottest fell for some time, the birds leow exceptionadlv well. As only 250 galahs wei(e available only fotu sweepstakes were shot oil. The first event wa s a novice five-bird match fos those who had shot over Iraps no anoae thgn twipe., This was \won by T Tinar,- whjo grassed the five. A. Ta ench and J. Scnuven were second with 4 kills. No. 2 Sweepshake.--G. Guihinarli;i, 15 kills, 1st; Daish, "Scrivo" and Roy Argyle divided second mdnev with 14, 13 and 10 kills respectively. No. 3 (32yds.)-Daislh aumll' "Scrivo" 4 kills. No. 4 (double rise.)-R.oy Afg~le, 3 kills out of two pairs., The best sequences for the day were Guilm'artia, 17, with 18-20; Daish, 14, with 19-20; "Sc'vo," 13, with 18-20; A yle, 10, with 15-18; Turner, 10, with 10-11,
NELSON'S CHAPLAIN. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang New Times — 6 February 1914
NELSON'S CHAPLAIN. The "Death of Nelson is a scene well known to all-the dimly-lighted cock pit, the dying hero, and Captain Har dy listening to his Admiral's last or ders. On the other side is a stooping figure in black, less familiar, yet equally cherished by the great sailor Dr. Scott, his secretary and chaplain. A few years ago, some of the oldest inhabitants of Southminster (Essex) could still remember the "owd parson," and whose "Nelson relics" may still be seen in the church vestry. Dr. Scott was a man of the world, intelligent, tactful, and a wonderful linguist, who had spent half his life afloat, and was highly esteemed by the Admiral. One of Nelson's theories was that every scrap of paper was worthy of study, that no man, put pen to paper without betraying something of his real knowledge or real intentions. He would thus keep Scott in the cabin of the Vic tory reading foreign gazettes, nei'spap ers, letters, and despatches in every lan guage till exhausted nature compelled...
HOBBIES GIVE ME THE PIP [Newspaper Article] — Kerang New Times — 6 February 1914
HOBBIES GIVE ME THE PIP Hobbyitis is worse than appendi citis, neuritis, or any other "itis." i: These can be cured, but hobbyitis is a a malady beyond the surgeon's knife a or the doctor's medicine. It is ex- o cessive inflammation of the possessive s faculty. e It grips you, grows on you, over you J and in you, until life is a burden to r yourself and others. It creates sel- a fishness, wastes one's life, ruins one's a pocket, and, after all, -what has been d achieved? Simply this; that some ob- c jects which before were scattered have i been painfull3 -collected in a heap. Yet parents are seductively urged by y certain scribes to see that their chil- ii dren have a hobby. Are the writers i stamp dealers, fretwork tool makers, t rabbit and guinea-pig dealers? t You- try hard to prevent your child € catching hobbyitis, knowing not only that prevention is better than cure, but that there is no cure. Then he catches it through the "Lad's Weekly,' or .even, alas l your own favorite pe...
What a Disappointment. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang New Times — 6 February 1914
What a Disappointment. "Sure, Casey was a fine fellow." "He was that: A fine fellow, Casey." "And-a cheerful man." "A cheerful man was Casey-the cheerfulest man I ever knew." "Casey was a geneirous man, too." "Generous, you say? Well, I don't know so much about that. Did Casey ever buy you anything?" "Well, nearly. One day he came in to the Blue Boar's barroom, wliere me and- my friends were drinking, and he said to us: 'Well, men, what are we g.e ing to here-rain or snow?" The man who is a failure at inventing excuses has no right to get married.
Mistaken Idenity. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang New Times — 6 February 1914
,t Mistaken Idenity. e The death of Sir John Batty Tuke, 1- the great mental specialist, recalls a L- story lie was fond of telling against himself. Some repairs were in progress at the d private asylum run by Sir John and the laborers engaged on the work had r- been warned that on no account were [1 they to talk to any of the patients. One morning, Sir John himself went to see how the workmen were gettinig on, and he made one or two sugges tions to the foreman. All lie got was da stony stare Sir John repeated his t remarks, and again the man treated them with silent contempt. r Sir John, .naturally enough, lost his temper, and asked the man what he mean by such conduct. u "Awa' wi' ye, de delirious ould dev .- ill" he retorted. "I canna be bothered s wi' ye. 'But I n sorry for ye a' the 1- same." 1- Sir John found he had been mistaken for one. of his own patients!
His First Mistake. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang New Times — 6 February 1914
His First Mistake. One of the first tasks set the new l curate who was handicapped by youth I and inexperience was to investigate the bona fides of a "widow woman" who had applied to the church for help. He departed nervously on his errand 1 and knocked-as ill-luck would have it I k-at the wrong dooi. "How long has your poor husband 1 been dead, my. good woman? What number of children have' you P Are any of them working? If so, what ] amount of money are they earning al together?" were the questions he fir s ed, like a shot, at the slatternly wo man who answered his summons. "I presume I am addressing Mrs. Har riet Smith ?" he added, noticing with l alarm that she looked angry. "No, you ain't," answered the wo e man, snappishly. "My name is Se lina Jackson, my bairns go to school, S and my 'usband's dloin' what is neces sary to a plateful of rump steak and mnions at this very moment. Would e you like to know anything else? Where I was born ? When I was chris e tened? At what age I s...
CABLES. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang New Times — 6 February 1914
CABLES. The German Minister of the Navy, speaking in the Reichstag, declared that the proportion of sixteen to ten battleships as set r by, Great Brttain was acceptable but the naval holiday idea could not be realized. The Minister for Defence spoke for four hours in the Union Par liament of South Africa in vindi " cation of the the Government's e action in deporting the ten strike leaders. He accused one of the deported men of having incited natives to strike. Mr Lloyd George opened the Scottish land campaign at Glas gow. He said the housing con ditions at Glasgow and Edin r burgh were appalling the death rate being double that of other working class towns. Senator Randall, who proposes to prohibit divorces in America, o says that during the last forty t years divorces increased 219 per cent. A revolution has broken out in Peru. The president has been taken prisoner by the rebels, who during a sharp fight killed the Premier, General Varela.
THE CHAMPION FOOL. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang New Times — 6 February 1914
THE CHAMPION FOOL. There's fools of many kinds; there's fools That think they know it all; There's fools that scowl at others when They cross their toes and fall; There's fools who think that when they're hurt All other folks should howl; There's fools who think the sun's got lost Each time the weather's foul. But there's one kind of fool that's worse Than all the rest-excuse Me from the fool who boasts what he Would do if he could only be In someone else's shoes. There's fools who go and drown them selves When girls say "No'-they s'pose They couldn't learn to love again They're small loss, goodness knows l There's fools who think what they be lieve Is all that's true; there's some Who think that their digestion's bad The old world's end has come; We'll have to bear with such as these, I think-but please" excuse Me fro?n the fool who tells how he Would rise if lie could only be In someone else's shoes.
KERANG AND KOONDROO[?] TRAMWAY. Daily excepting Friday [Newspaper Article] — Kerang New Times — 6 February 1914
.KERANG AND KOOND00Qo TRAMWAY, Daily excepting Friday am pa Kerang (dep) 8 30 1 Yeoburn ... 8 45 41 Hinkson's ... 9 1L Gannawarra ... 910 It Koondrook (arr) 9 30 5 ,, (dep) 11 i5 Gannawarra 1115 5f Hinkson's ... 1120 55 Yeoburn ... 1140 i~ Kerang ... 12 i Friday only, Kerang (dep) 8 Yeoburn . 815 . Hinkeon's .. 8 30 Gannawarra . 8 40 Koondrook (arr) ... 9 - Koondrook (dep) 10 Gannawarra ... 1015 Hinkson's ... 10 20 ·Yeoburn ... 10 40 Kerang ... ... 11
Bowls Tournameut. FINAL TO-NIGHT. EXCITING FINISHES. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang New Times — 6 February 1914
Bowls Tournameut. FINAL TO-NIGHT, EXCITING FINISHES. The only match of the fdiuth round of the i3ownng Club's novice tournament was played on the Ketung green on Mon day night between lessls Scott and Wadden.. The score at the close of the game was--Scott, 21; Waddell, 11, Al ter a few ends had been bowled scow, who had caught the strength of the green tiariy, was in a good position, 11 to 3, but aiter that the scuring was •ve!y even, each man having the Inat fur an end or so in turn., Allthougllh \lr Waddell held his lmatn well, he could not make up the leeway, and Scott went out wtilt a 3 in a ;treg end wlhen Waddell's soo0e was 11. The semsi-linals were played on Tues day a.i;giit in the presence of a large attendance, when Scott and Milv-ain met Forte pynd Gregory respectively., In the foilner game Forte got a splendid start anld forged ahead oni short ends until the scure was 16 to i, Then he tthrew the .jack,- and making a long end he found the bI uisuss taken out of his hands...
"A GRATE VICKTERY." [Newspaper Article] — Kerang New Times — 6 February 1914
"A GRATE VICKTERY." A Wiltshire farmer is just at present rather sore over the loss of some fine apples. It is not, perhaps, the actual value of the fruit which annoys him so much but the circumstances under which itwas purloined. He was the owner of two adjoining orchards, and was a terror to all the local juveniles who possessed a fond ness for fruit acquired by stealth. Looking from one orchard to an other on a recent afternoon, he dis cerned a small boy shinning down a tree, laden with fruit. He shouted a warning in the direction of a pair of legs hanging from a. branch laden with a splendid crop of codlins, and made off. But the farmer was too speedy for the other raider. "Copped yer this time, you young varmint," he announced. "Come down 'ere." There was no reply. "'Ear what I say? You're goin' to get a 'iding .if I stop 'ere all night." Again no answer was vouchsafed. The farmer sat down on the grass, lit his pipe, and waited half-an-hour. Then somebody brought him a note whi...
CHILLINGOLLAH & ULTIMA TO BENDIGO [Newspaper Article] — Kerang New Times — 6 February 1914
CHILLINGOLLAH & ULTIMA TO BENDIGO Tues Thur Mon & Sat only am am Chidliugollah 6 40 1 Waitchie 7 10 1 20 Gowan ... 7 35 - Ultima ... 8 40 2 30 Meatian .: 9 5 2 53 Lalhert ... 9 40 3 30 Cabinie ... 10 10 4 Quambatook 10 47 4 40 - Mon Wed Fri Boort ... 12 45 6 10 Bendigo arr 6 5 11 BENDIGO TO ULTIMA AND CHILLINGOLLAH.o Mon Wed and Fri... am Bindigo 12 15 Boor ,,, 5 20 Quafnbatook .,. 6 50 Cannio ' 713 Lalbert ... 7 44 Meatian ... 8 9 MWFS Ultima ... 9 10 Gowan .. 9 27 Waitchie 9 57 Chillingollah... .10 35 :
KERANG SHIRE COUNCIL. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang New Times — 6 February 1914
KERANG SHIRE COUNCIL. it The ordinary monthly meeting of the t council was held on Tuesday, 3rd inst, at the shire offices. Present--Crs Radcliffe c (president), Coughlan, Cameron, O'Don- r Hinell, King, Peacock, Westblade, Richard son, McCann and Hogan. The president informed the council i that. since the previous meeting he had received the resignation of Cr Reid and had taken the necessary steps to have the vacancy filled, which had resulted in the r return of Mr Thomas Burke of Wee Wee Rup. Cr King expressed much pleasure in introducing the new- councillor, Mr Burke. He is well known in the dis t:ict and very highly respected. He knows the district shoroughly and will make a good councillor. Cr Burke then took his seat at the council table. Cr O'Donnell extended to Cr Burke a hearty welcome,`nd said ti'e new coun cillor would find everything in the coun cil carried on decently and in order. Cr Westblade also expressed pleasuro in welcoming the new councillor, and had no doubt hi...