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GENERAL. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 18 February 1914
GENERAL, -------- &nbsp; &nbsp; The slaughterman's strike has been &nbsp; temporarily settled, The council em- ployees are being put on to clean and whitewash the pens. The representatives of the Associated Chambers of Commerce of Australia waited on Mr. Cook, the Prime Minis- ter, to present the resolutions carried at the last conference. Mr. Cook, in the course of a general reply, said that the cost of constructing everything out of revenue could not continue. Works intended for all time should be paid for out of loans. Rupert Walters, aged 18, charged with the abduction of Frances Rogers, aged 16 years, who went with him to Adelaide, was found not guilty at the Criminal Court. He pleaded guilty to an offence against the girl and was re- manded for sentence. Tho steamer Coogee which went ashore in Corio Bay is still aground. The vicinity is being dredged prepara- tory to next high tide. The Railway Commissioners have issued a return showing that the State c...
BOWLING. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 21 February 1914
BOWLING. Several members of the St, Arnaud Bowling Olub motored over to Stawell on Wednesday, and enjoyed a very pleasant competition with bowlers of the homo olub. The visitoro weor accorded a civic reception, and were the guesta of the Stawell Bowling Club at dinner at the ¶'Town Hall Hotel, where a number of toaste were honored, The bowling match resulted in a come. what easy victory for the home team with a total of 84 against St. Arnaud's 42, Rink 4 -St, Arnaud--R, Sotnt, Allison, Hisgarty, Blencowe ; scorn, 21. Stawell-Morris, Scott, Henderdon, Mirtbel ; score, 16, Rink 5,--S Arnaud.-Tr.eganowan, Vollpr, cht, Mitchell, Young; score, 11. Stawoll-Mitobell, Butcher, Whiteeid,, Ohadwick ; score, 36, Rink 6 - St. Arnaud - Crone, Moran, Davies, Lorimor ; scorn, 10. Stawoll - Trend, Piooni, Matthew, Pbillips ; acorn, 32, Grand Total--Stawoll, 84 ; St. Ar. naud, 42,
REDBANK ASSOCIATION. NATTEYALLOCK TEMPERANCE V. STUART MILL. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 21 February 1914
R1UDBANK ASUSOOIATION NATTEYALLOOIK TEM PERANCE V, STUART MILL, A matab was plHyed between the above mentioned teams on Saturday last at Stuart Mill, The game resulted, after an exolting flaish, in a victory for the home team by three runs, Natteyallook Temperance batted first and made a total of 117 N. Eiliot was in good form, and he Fnt on a total of 68. I Orifliths made 12 (not oub) and W. Mills had a dozen runs to bhi credit, Suart Mill then batted, and made 120 runs. T, Bell played nloe oricket fur 35 The next principal esores were--A, Romano 29 and R Romano 12 P ,llowing are the detaile : NATTEYALLOCO TEIIPLERANCE, W. Mills, a and b A. Romano ,,, 12 N. Elliot, o A. Romano, b T. Bell 68 0. Henry, run our ,, ,,, 8 G. Henderson, o E, Swanton, b T. Bell ... ... ... 1 E. Mills, a W. Walsh, b D. Douglas ... ... ,. 0 G. Horwell, o D. Douglas, b 0. Sutherland ,,, ,,,,, 9 J. Mills, b J, Douglas ... ... 8 I Grifliths, not out ...,... 12 R, Scott, b H, Romano,... ,, 4 Sundries ,,, ,,, ,,...
POSITIONS OF CLUBS. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 21 February 1914
MOIITZON8 Of OLJSd. C lu b , , o o U aL ,A,,,, ,., 7 4 3i O28 i13 Mknaoberur ,,, 6 3 2 1 24 14 United Soolstlea 7 2 4 1 28 10
SPORTING NOTES. CRICKET. FRIENDLY SOCIETIES ASSOCIATION. MANCHESTER UNITY V. UNITED. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 21 February 1914
SPORTING NOTE8. -4-+- ORIOKET. FRIENDLY SOCIE TIES ASS00IATION. MANOBESTER UNITY V. UNITED, The Friendly Societiee' Asaooiation Oompettiion was continued on Wed needay las between the abovo olubs, the M U. winning by 22 runs, The top soorere were-O, OrioolId 33 United), and J.RiEwe 30 (Manohbeter), Following are the details: aIANUIESTCIR UNITY, W. Romarno, un out ... .., 19 E, Fthall, b W. Golding ,,. 3 L. M'Nul'y, o J. Andorson, b D. Sweetman ... .. .., 22 H, Rowe, b D. Sweetman ,.. 3 J,. Rowe, b W, Goldlng .., 30 D Pimphilion, b SId Hooper,,, 7 H Shopherd, a and b Yatee ,,, 6 Las, Owen, at Schulz, b Yatoe .,, 8 B. Pamphillon, not out ,,, ,,, 0 T, Wilton, a and b Yatee ,,. 1 A. Hay, b W. Golding ., ... 0 Sundrlos .., ,,, ... 2 Total .. ,,,,,, ... 101 Bowling-Yates, 3 wiokets for 32 rune; W, Gelding, 3 for 18; D. Sweeootman, 2 for 83; Sid Hoopor, 1 for 18, UNITED, 0, Griesold, run out .,, ,,, 833 Sid Hooper, b Flthall ... ... 0 L, Bliss, b Fithall ,,, ,,, 1 J 8chulz, b Owen ,, ,,, 1...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 21 February 1914
FOR SALE. olt SA d E lahnd O pe BARLEY, Apply JAs, BoYLe, Mlothell's 11111. AMUSEMENT& FRE GRE ?VILLAGE. BALL will be held in VILLAGE pUBLIO HALL in aid of Sheltor Shedon FRIDAY, March 6th, 1914. E, M, FLETOHER, Head Teachor. St. Patrick's Day Celebration. Show Grounds, St. Arnaud. Tuesday, March 17, 1914. PROGRAMME, BORSE EVENTS,--Time Test Trot, 1 .ile, £?.\ Walk, Trot and Gallop, about 2 miles, £2, Beet Hunter, £4 itllh Jumper, £4. Great North.Oentral WOOD.OHOP. £10.o, TUG OF.WAR, £6. ATHLETIC EVENTS. - Shelliold lendioap, £4/10. District Handicap, £3/10, and minor events. DANOING, £10/10 In prizes. FIRE BRIGADE EVENTS, CADET COMPETITIONS, AMbES,-FIve Interesting Events, Events additional to those appearing on posters: TOSSING CABER, First, 15/ ; se cond, /, THROWING TEE HAMMER. First, ]5/, second, 5/. B6AIDEN HUNTER.. First, 30/; second, 10/. Entries for Pedestrian Events close Feb, 28th, Entries for Equine Events, Wood ohnp and Tug.of-War, close March 10th, All other ev...
The Very Latest. Melbourne, Friday Evening. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 21 February 1914
[he VerV Latest, Melbourne, Friday Evening, Whoet, -Market ,tronger, March delivery, 3/9?; prompt, 3/0O ; April-Jun,. 3/10?, Llcel pool options are cabled slightly luwer, 1i(uu, £8/15, Oai, 1/10 to 1]/10 fled, 1/91, Otbh, £3/10, H y, £6/10, Poth ses, £3/10 to £4 Ouions, £7, 1?t lKnight C mpauion left to.day with a eargo of t1,'/00 luage wheat, Thii ii a record, 'Ihº,,previoue Iargest, taken by the Knigh 'Ternplar, wras i8 000 bags, 'fte wholesaleo tuotition for butter hia rietn d pler lb, The ritu is attributed to the dry hot wooather, The men eoog?od iu the butchering trade instit on reeiviqg £3 per week, whioh the rmployere refuer, The position is serious, lMr. C(?ok, Priute Minieter, has left too Sydney and retluns on Mloday, He had a long interview with Earl Grey prior to leav. tg in rofereno to the proposett Domluions House in Loiidon, The Plotmateoi.(Jeneral has deoided to supply 400 words ?new daily from wireless statione to vesoels fitted with wireless for a charge of £23 a ...
The "Fruits" of Ambition. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 21 February 1914
The "Fruits" of Ambition, "If you are ambitious and want to get on in life, don't Wait for your opportunity--make it," So counselled Mr, Kalestlck to young Kabbage, whom be had just appoint ed to the management of a green. grocery store, All that day the youth pondered the advice, and he still remembered it when his eye suddenly caught an item in the sporting columns of his favor Ito paper: "Clodville Football Club re. quih'r dates for December." Two"''ninits.s Jater Kabbago was busy with pen, inlt and paper, and in ten more minutes he was proudly con? ning the following 'note to the Clod* ville secretary: - "Dear Sir,-I beg to inform you that we have a choice lot of dates in stock. Enclose one asn a sample, and will be pleased to supply any quantity at twopenco a pound, or four pounds for sevenpence ha'penny."
PRODUCE MARKETS. Melbourne, Friday. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 21 February 1914
PIIODUCJ!: MARKIETS, Melbourne, Friday, Wheat,-There were far more buyers than tellers in thle market and the former eeotion was prepared to do business at a premiumn on late quotationa. 't'heir offers did not load to any tranesorioue on epob worth moentiouing, and although 3/80 was teul. droed rather freely for wheat in store there were no bookings. 1 ecome nstancoes holders soemed inclined to take full advantage of the posltion of those in want of grain, and meintioned up to 3/0 an their idea of value of f.a.q. lots. Oats.-Holdern quote from 1/9) to 1/10 for primoe milling Algerian,, and higher figurea for espolal milling and seed Sradlos. For loed sorte up to 1/0 was asked. Chaff,--Chol?n oaten was to be had at s61, prime from 60/ to 02/6, good from 5,5/ to 7n/o, and medium and loferior at ooncersione, For best green wheaten cuts 607/ to 701 was asked, flay.-For lalnger, truseed, prlvos rango from £1i to £6O110, Fjipd ohleav.s are In moderate request at from £3 to £3/6, anl for o...
Obvious. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 21 February 1914
Obvloua. Mr. Tom Mann, whose imprslonment is still bolng warmly discussed, told a Chventry naudience that ho was an agitator, Thorn was an obviousness about the remark that recalls Mlr, Zangwill's story of the hunchback on board a steamer who became very friendly with a stranger with vetr pronounced features. The latter, in a burst of conlldence, whispered: 'I am a Jew." "Confidence for confidence," replied the lirst man--"I am a hunchback!' Few minlstors wore better loved by their flock than litshop Reese, of Sa. vannah, It Is told of him that when he was rector of a pariash he saw one of his parishioners talkling very omphat., cally to hl, son, Dr. Reeso called out: "Halloa, Tom! What are you go. Iug to do with that boy of yours?" The old oman a(lvanced to the door and replied: "What am I going to do with him? Well, I will tell you, doctor. I am going to do with my son what you can, not do with yours," "Oh, indeed!" 1said the doctor. "And pray what in that.?" "Why, I'm going to mn...
REDBANK STOCK SALE. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 21 February 1914
RIDI)SBANK STOOCK SALE, hMesare, G, Ml'Keohnio and Co, report holding a stook ealo at their yards, ltedbank, on Friday, 13 h February, when they yarded 1130 sheep, 7 pigs to a fair attendance, buyoni belug present from Ohlues, Avooa, Nalteyallook and St. Aruaud, With few excoptions the sheep wero showing the elleets of the dry period, parttoularlv wean. era, but there was strong competition, x weauere selling 10/6 to 12/0 ; 4 and 6 t in w 12/ to 13/; 0 and 8 b in owes, in lamb to Lii,, 11/ to 11/10 ; aged sertn ewes, very thin, 5/ ; suckere, 12/6 to 14/9), We sol0 070 sheep, and 7 piue at quotations on ao. count of various owners.
THE POULTRY YARD ADVANTAGES OF EARLY MOULTING. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 21 February 1914
THE POUL' i Y YPA wD ADVANTAGES OF IARLY MOULTING, Those who have just colluenlced poultry kooeeping and have ;mne last year's birds would do well to realise what those with experince hav??e' learnt, that a hen which imoults be. fore the winter' i more valuable than a pullet, because sheHo lays larg;e eggs, and generally quite as imany of the(l, It is wise to induce hens to moult be fore the winter wherever it can be arranged, When the hone shed their feathers in the warm weather it is a iaving of over 30 per cent,, as the feathers grow so mluclih more quickly when the weather is warm; not onely that, but the birds are ready for the winter work, and it sl not as difficult to get them on to lay then as it i? when they have moul ted late anid have colnse Quiently felt the strail more. Those poultry keepers who keep their fowls especially for producing eggs for the table and markets should get their birds in order for laying. Some people have an idea that it is too timulatilng and leav...
CLEARING SALES. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 21 February 1914
OLEARING SALES. ['Me~ars G, N 'Kehinlo & Co. report holding a oloaring alo of horaee and farming plant at loazley's Bridge on Wednesday, 18th Maroh, on aconunt of Mr. John M'Gregor, who iha leased his farm for a term of yours The day was an cppressavo one, but buyera were well represen od from a radius of fully 30 miles, and although the eale lacked unimatiou, fair prices were obtained and a clearance effected at satifactory priocs, 8 drnutlhte from 3 to 14 years averagfinq £26/2/6 per head ; geldingse elling from £23 to £31/10; mares £2t to £20; 1 to 2 your.old medium onlts and fillies in low coidition £7 to £8/10; harvesat.ra. £24 and £29 ; drill, £20/10 ; binder, £27110; ouli, vator £9/10; 5 fiplough £13/10 : boe.way dieo, 131/5 ; harrows ! £1/2i8 ; harness and aiinnrla at good pricee, Meeare A, J. Simpson & Co. report having held an unreserved clearing eale on Tuesday, February 17 h, t, 8Suart Mill, on account of Mr, T., F. Clarko (who has leased his pro party), ...
THE AMATEUR'S NEED OF ADVICE. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 21 February 1914
TH'-E AMATiUNh' NELtED 0M ADVICE, Amateur poultry-keep)erl tmust not expect to succeed and find everything to go on smoothly at th'o first with-. out the aid of advice frol solme ex perienced person, Th'lls needs to be clearly understood. There sl a great deal of knowledge to be acquired in the work of poultry-keeping, and there is no one who knows so much that cannot still learn more, even af ter having had years of practical ex iorionce. Fanciers of wide experience are generally glad of hints from oth ers as to their ways and methods, and are ready and willing still to learn. 3eginnors, however, are often too self reliant, and will neither ask for ad vice nor yet take it if it is offered freely. The result is they make many blunders often before they have well begun, and thus blight their prospects of success completely, ' "A good beginning is half the bat tie," But to be self-reliant and plunge hastily into the work without thought and care at the start is only to pave the way to...
LIVE STOCK MARKETS. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 21 February 1914
LIVE STO0KI MARuKE'l'8. Messrs G, M'Kechnio and (Jo, report- The total yardings were 1608 store shooeep, 106 fat sheep and lambs, and 6 cattle, Owing to the continued heat the at. tendanco was a small one but the few store sheep forward had good atlten Lion, seloling at about late rates, Fiat sheep and Ibs were much easier, and the few cattle forward were turned out unsold, Light weight in wrs, nice quality, made 11/10 ; ob owes, good tuality, 14/6 ; best lbs 12/3 to 13/10, and others 10/5 to 11/9 ; x weaners 111/6 to 12/1 ; 1 t m wrs, low condi tion, 10/8 ; 4, 6 and 8 t cb and x owes, in lb, 12/8 ; 3, 4 and 5 yr x e, low condition, 11/90 ; 6 and 8 t m ewes to 13/4, We yarded 982 store sheep, 55 fat sheep and lambs, and 6 cattle, and sold at quotations 657 store sheep, 55 fat sheop and lambs, 0 oattle, as follows:-154 x weaners, 83 x ewes, W, J. Phillips ; 115 m and x owes, owner ; 100 m es, Win, Reid ; 205 x weaners, Jos, Barker ; 12 fat wrs, 27 fat ewes, 6 fat lambs, Telford Bros,...
ASHES FOR PIGS. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 21 February 1914
It has been noted by iigb'brceedors that health and thrift are prolonged to a great degreeo by allowing conu stant access to ashes, and if unlt be mixed With them, the effect is still more nlarked, and the complositon i; partaken of with greater relilh. All feeders who have tried it pronounce the benetits unmiatakadbl, "and re sults mout gratifyinig, P'rof, Ienry made a1omteo explriments ill this llne, and the following is what came of it; '"Three plga were taken at five mionths of ago, and closely con lined and fed lnaize-meal and halrd\o od ashes for lsix weeks. During this tnime they gained live and auhalf pounds each per week, and conllullll!ed 281 pounds of nlalioe-nleal per week. For thirteen weeks thereafter they were fed no ashes whatever, and fell off in the consumption of corn meal to the average of 1.9% pounds per week. Sov. oral other experiments were tried, all showing the same approximate re sults," Feoding pigs is a sure paying crop. if good judgment in soiection ro p...
THE GRASS PADDOCKS. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 21 February 1914
THE GRASS PADDOCKI, "Grazler" wrltes:-"The grass pad. locIk deserve a great deal more con. sideratton from the average grazier than they receive, and a very great deal could be done to improve the pasture as vell as to make it more lasting if some ordinary precaution, wore taken, In these times of suci extreme prices, the most should b taken out of the grass.and still kee. a good solo, and perhalps a few hini might not hb out of place In' tih lirst place, on thq majority of gras: farms the paddocks are 'too blt Fort.yacro paddocks should, bo twent) sere paddocks, eighty acres abotild h forty acres, and so on, neeording to' the stzo of thoe place, andl assuming of course that the land is good Ilow often nas it struck the farmer thlat, ho wished he was able to give his cows, (assuming ho is dairying) a change of pasture, forgetful that some pOsts, 'iRai wire would . give his cows . the change, bheldcs adding to the carry', Ing capacity of the place. Ilowoften' has the dairyman's eye w...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 21 February 1914
VICTORIAN Producers' Co Operative Co. Ltd. Hoad Office-495 Colliinst,, Melbourne, Orain Shed-Widliamstown, Wool, Hide, and Skin Stores, DAIRY PRODUOE. stock Sales-Melbourue, iendigo, Sun. bury and Nag:mbie, Laud, Estate, and Insurance Agents. Bags, Manures, ,01,, Twine, Gro. emOs, TIea, &on :; ENQUIRIES INVITED. P. Oo ROYAL MAIL STEAMERS LEAVE . MELBOURNE EVERY ALTERNATE WEEK FOR MARSEILLES & LONDON Calling at Adelaide, Fremantle, Colombo, Aden, Port Said, Gibraltar, Plymouth on route With permsinen to call at Brindisi FIRST and SECOND Saloon only Return Ticket to Europe available for Two Years RATES OF PASSAGE MONEY To FREMANTLE Single £7 10n. to £9 10s. Return £11 10, to £14 i3 To COLOMBO Single £27 10s. to £34 2, Return £40 14,, to £50 12., To BOMBAY and CALCUTTA Single £29 14I. to £37 8,. Return £44 to £56 21. To MARSEILLES Singe £39 12s,, to £78 23, Return 366 to £116 12s. O To LONDON Single £41 163, to £82 10s, Return £69 6., to £123 43, Full particulars on app...
The Optimist. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 21 February 1914
The Optimist, Charles the First, with stately walk, made the journey to the block, As bie i)ae't( the street along, srlence fell upon .the throng; from that throng thlro burst a sigh, for a king was come to die! Charles upon the scaffold stood, in his velns no craven blood; calm, serene, he viewed the crowd, while the heaodsman said, aloud: "Cheer up, Charlle! Smile and sing! Dentit's a most ldelighitful thlngl I will cure your hacking cough when I chop your headpiece off! . Headache, toothache-they're a bore, You will never have them more! Cheer up, Charlie, dance and yellI Hore's the axe, and all is well! "'I, thdugh but a humble dub, repre. sent the Sunshine Club, and our motto Is worth while: -'Do not worry-sing and smile!' "Therefore let us both be gay, as we do our stunt to.day; I to swing the shining axe, you to take a few swift whacks. "Lumpty.doodle, lumpty.ding; do ost worry, smile and sing!" -Walt Mason.
MILLIONAIRE TELLS HOW TO BECOME RICH. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 21 February 1914
MILLIONAIRE TELLS HOW TO BECOME RICH, Frederick WeyerbaeuS?r,.of St. Paul (U S.A.), said to be tlhe richest man In the world, gave ton rules on how to get rich: Make up your mind to work at some thing really worthy of work, and wulk hard. The surest way to mako money Is to save money and use what you sanv Don't be afraid of long hours or oitn stant attentlin to your work. Work can be made a joy, an econ omy, a pleasure, if you combine an object worth while with the deter mined ambition to win. Work, where the interest of the man who works Is centred, becomes a source of real gratification, of honest plonauro and accomplishment. Any young man can got rich, can succeed in busllless, if he saves; it he has a definite and honest purpose and is so filled with the purpose that work ceases to be a hardship and be. comes a privilege. Look at things with optimism In your heart. Go Into small business and work to make it Into a big one,