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Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — West Wimmera Mail and Natimuk Advertiser — 10 April 1914
?Wedding LARK AD-HUGGINS The Methodise Church, Warrenheip presented a very animated appearance on Thursday, March *26, when Miss Ada Hnggins, eldest daughter of Mr and Mrs Huggins, was united in the bonds of matrimony with M" W B Larrad, son of Mr and Mrs E. Larrad of Natinink. The fcride, who was daintly attired, wai given away by her father, and was attended by Misses A Larrad and S Huggius' as bridesmaids, while Mr R Hoggins was best man and J "Wade groom3«» man. The officiating clergyman was Rev A P Watsford After the core'' mony an adjournment was mado to thej-ichonl-roomi whore a beautifully laid-oat breakfast awaited ths guests The Rev Watsford had charga of the proceedings, and proposed the toast of The Bride and Bridegroom, the response being made bjy the Bride groom. Other toasts ere '? Brides maids by Mr R Huggins ; Bride's Parents, by Mr J McGregor y Bride groom's Parents, Mr Crozier ; and Officiating Clergyman Mr R Hugging, Dnring the breakfast congratulatory telegrams ...
Tamed by a Threat. [Newspaper Article] — West Wimmera Mail and Natimuk Advertiser — 10 April 1914
Tamed by a Threat. A. "I will," she exclaimed, "I will not live with you another day." -.?????. "You'll leave me, will you ?" he asked, calmly. "Yes, I will." VAVhosi ?" ".Now-this minute." "1 wouldn't-if I were you." "But I will, and. I1 defy you. to stop me.!" ... . "Oh, I shan't try to stop you," he quietly replied., "I will simply report to the police that mv wife has mysteriously disappeared. The\ 'li want your description, and 1 will give it. You wear num'ier eight shoes, you have a:i extra larffe mouth, your nose iwrns up at the end. eyes rather on the jrlint. voice like a " "Wretch. you wouldn't- dare do Unit !" she Vcroamed. 1 I will." They glared at. each other for c. moment in silence. Then it wivi plain to see who was the victor. The lowest human habitation is said to he that of the coal miners in Bohemia, s.nne 01" whom make their dwelling,, at a poltii. over 2000 feet below the level of the sea.. In London the fosrgy days in a year arc o© aa average 33.
Gor[?]ke News. [Newspaper Article] — West Wimmera Mail and Natimuk Advertiser — 10 April 1914
Qorrke News. (From our Correspondent) ! A meeting was held on Monday evening in the local Hall to try and re-open the library and reading room A large number ot residents turned up, and aftsr mach discussion the meeting was closed to allow the trustees to call a public meeting and then to proceed with the opening There have been one or two showers iuisf.veok. Several times the weather has looked very threatening, but has passed off Mr E Wax*] barton, who has been seriously ill in the Cettage Hospital, is now much better. His oonditioa was so serious at ona stage that it was deemed necessary to send for his parents, who arrived on Sunday A Progress meeting was held thig week, at which £he secretary read a letter from the Government placing the terms upon which it will assist with the construction of a telephone line from Goroke to Edenhope. After some discussion the secretary was instructed to forward the letter on to the Bdenhope Progress Associ ation to obtain their opinion
(All Rights Reserved.) THE Secret Island. A Story of a Strange and Exciting Adventure. PART 7. CHAPTER XVII. THE BATTLE OF THE TITANS. [Newspaper Article] — West Wimmera Mail and Natimuk Advertiser — 10 April 1914
(All Rights Reserved.) t H E ft Story of a Strange and Exciting Adventure. k Y By W. Murray Graydon, Author of 'Matthew Quin," "The Curso oi the Cardews," etc., etc. PART 7. CHAPTER XVII. THE BATTLE OP THE TITANS. The excitement on the cruiser was now intense. Men clamoured ana cursed, and Captain Gore, looking from the bridge through his glasses, uttered a frightful oath. Then, all at once, the tumult faded and there Was a brief moment of awed silence. For the mystery had been revealed. The banks of mist, rolling wider apart, disclosed a great white steamer a quarter of a mile beyond ihe yacht., and but a short distance, astern of her. The strange ship bristled with a wealth of armament, and men were crowded on her deck. Ar.d by more than one sign she 'was "promptly re-" cognised as an American man-of-war. The discovery, of course, was mu tual. The yacht bore on rapidly, and left an .open stretch of sea, half a mile wide, between the two big crui sers. They were now abreast of each...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — West Wimmera Mail and Natimuk Advertiser — 10 April 1914
J9CSBX t «».Ho ' F. B. R: Post Office Stores r ." NATiMUK The Place for Good Values -SUMMER GOODS- § # ^ ' ' © ®©@mm ®®@@® ooco ©©©©©®eooo«© Now In, and in all the latest Fashions ,A11 that is new in Ladies' and Gents* Coats, Suits Vfifcxellas, Rugs, Shirts, Neckwear, Snug Underwear Pyjamas, etc Also Groceries, Crockery, Ironmongery, etc Dairy Produce Bought. F. I RATCLIFPE & Post Office Stores NATIMUK. NATIMDK A'1. E. 1. Jory BAKERY Wishes 16 make known tiiat lie has purchased the b ore business, and that having secured the services of a first-class baiter he is supplying only the best Bread, etc. Dances, Weddings, Picnics, Socials Football Matches, &c., Catsred for reasonably. Splendid Assortment of Lollies on hand ; also Fruits in Season. Small Goods a Specialty V \ IE. IEl JORY, PUOP-RIElOa ! Ploughs and Drills Repaired So Promptly that tlie minimum of delay, occurs in tlie field. Yes, our Prices are Reasonable I have secondhand Implements for sale the' ECLIPSE i...
CHAPTER XVIII. THE RETREAT FROM THE YACHT. [Newspaper Article] — West Wimmera Mail and Natimuk Advertiser — 10 April 1914
CHAPTER XVIII. THE RETREAT FROM [THE YACHT. * The devastating effcct of the pir ate's two shots was correctly gauged by Captain Goro on the instant that he saw them strike, and' knowing that the man-of-war's progress was j checked, he acted with his usual promptness and decision. Hastening to the bridge, lie rang his bell hard, and shouted a couple of orders. The steam was shut oil, and the ridges of foam fell away from the bow, the King of Troy lay gracefully and at, ease on the swell. By this time jthe man-of-war was laying-to, and it was apparent to all that she was out of action and I badly crippled. The tumult that , then burst from end to end of the cruiser's deck was dreadful. Frantic I with savage exultation, the horde of I pirate ruffians screeched and clam oured until they were hoarse. From the bridge, with a fiendish smile on his face, Captain Gore looked down upon his motley crew. And to l)ick: as lie listened to the din and gazed out over the water, the moment was a bla...
HENRY—FALLS [Newspaper Article] — West Wimmera Mail and Natimuk Advertiser — 10 April 1914
HENRY-FALLS An exceedingly pretty .wedding1 was solemnised by fctie Rev H 0 Matthews at the Presbyterian Church Sfcawell. on Wednesday afternoon, March 2o, when Mr James B Henry, second son of Mr Robert Henry, of Hamilton, wus married to Miss La* vinia Falls, of Stawell. The bride, .>*ho was given away by her brother (Mr Harold Fall s) looked charming in a robe of whin? crepe Je chine, trimmed with silk shadow lace. A very pretty touch was added by a lon» court train, lined w'th a delicate shade of pink. She wore a pretty lowg lace veil, worn cap fashion,, and eauied a bonnet of roses- ciraariocs and ferns. Miss Ethel Falls, sister of the bride, was drejsed in whif0 silk with trimmings of fur. atid wore a pink mop c\p. She carried a bequet of pink posios with streamers to match, Mrs Falls, mother of the bride, wore a black silk gown, trim* med with silk la:e, black- hat with, black lancer plumes The bride groom's present to the bride was a gold circle brooch, set with turquoises ...
Gymbowen [Newspaper Article] — West Wimmera Mail and Natimuk Advertiser — 10 April 1914
Gymbowen [FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT] For many months past the mem bers cf the Gym bo won Women Worker's Guild have been working quietly bat enthusiastically together in order that they might help, to soma extent, that worthy institution the Horsham District Hospital. As th result of their efforts a, substantial collection of fancy goods and articles have been got together. In order to dispose of thaso goods they hare de cided to hold a Fair on 17th inst. which promises to be a success, Daring the last week or so some of the members ha\e been eauvassing the distiicfc for contribations of produce, etc ann the free manuer in which people have responded shows (he appreciation of the district folk of the services of the above mentioned institution Some early farmers have- com raenced cropping operations while in one case a crop of oats is above the giound
Natimuk Golf Club [Newspaper Article] — West Wimmera Mail and Natimuk Advertiser — 10 April 1914
Natimuk Golf Club Tiie annual meeting of the Natimuk Golf Club was held in the Library Room of the Mechanics' Institute on Tuesday evening, Mr L. Walker (presi dent) being iu the chair. There was a good attendance. The audited balance sheet, showing a credit balance of £1/19/6, was adopted Office-Bearers. The following offices wera filled by the gentlemen named President-Mr E. Knight. Secretary.-Mr A, W. Rowley Vice-presidents-Mr D. M'Intyre and the Rev T. Cole. Captain-Mr Rowley Committee-Messrs Waller, Bennett, N. Barker, Ezard, A. Barker and Boyd. Handicappers -Messrs A. Barker. Dubber, M'Intyrt, Waller. Knight and Rowley Other Business The subscription was fixed at 5s for gentlemen and as 6d for ladies and junior members. On ttie motion of Messrs M'Intyre and Walker it was decided that a vote of thanks be accorded Mr John Schmidt for the use of his ground, and that he be again psked for the same privilege. Mr Barker moved, and Mr Waller seconded, that Mr Schmidt be made a presen...
Natimuk Football Club. [Newspaper Article] — West Wimmera Mail and Natimuk Advertiser — 10 April 1914
Natimuk Football Club, Tii ?> annual meeting ot' the above was he'd oa Tiu's lav ereum^- There was a large ^atherini;. presided orer by ATr F X S Bennett (president) Balance Sheet ' The I fiance thetfc disclosed a credit bal ance of ,£6,'10'9 It was pointed out that tiou»h was bruii^ai forward from the previous year Accounts for 1912 amounting to S6/10/-1 wore paid jut during 1913 The President said that one item in the balance oheet wis an unusual expenditure namely, the voting ot' a sum with which to purchase a wedding present for last saaaon's captain, Mr J B Hetny-The action of the ccmuiittse in this matter was endorsed The balance sheet wis adopted The secret? ry read a statement which showed a loss of .£1 63 3d on the social held by the club The Pres'dent s-.nd there was another matter tor which he would ask the meet« ing's approval Two or three represent atives of the Football Cltib had de~ cided to fall iu with the ttrasss Band in an endeavor to secure a piece of land ade...
Reception and Presentation. [Newspaper Article] — West Wimmera Mail and Natimuk Advertiser — 10 April 1914
(Reception and Presentation. Though the weather promised to be very unsatisfactory all but one of the guests invited to the residence of Mr John Cross to welcome home to Natimuk Mr and Mrs J B Henry were piesent. Dnring the early par!: of the evening a gentle shower drove tbe guests from the well-kept lawn to the cover of the house The grounds of the house were a credit to Mr Cross and speak much for his energy in hariug.the surroundings, which five years ago were destitute ol' trees, now corered by ornamental shrubs. On the lawn the Baud gave a nntu ber of very pleasiny items, sou iv:^ there the presentation was made, and games were played The host, as president of the Band, spoke highly of Mr and Mrs Henry, and referred in glowing terms to the excellent work and achievements of the latter in connection with the band He was very plesed t,o such a hum - ber present. He wished Mr and Mrs Henry prosperity, happines3 and a life of usefulness. The vice-presidents. Messrs Bennett and Row...
HOW TO MAKE A FLY-TRA[?] [Newspaper Article] — West Wimmera Mail and Natimuk Advertiser — 10 April 1914
HOW TO MAKE A FLY-TRAF. An ingeuious dairyman has con structed u home-made fly-trap -which he has found effective in riddin? his place of business of the pests. Tbp trap is made from a box J-jf*. Ions, lft. high, and 1ft. wide, both tV sides an&lt;l the top being sawn out and covered with wire netting. The hot is then raised about a foot from th" floor, and the neck of.a large hmnpl is run up through the bottom of box arf.l adjusted tight, so that mouth of the funnel is about an inrh from the floor. A saucer o! molas5i« or somethine sweet to draw the is set under the mouth of the furn 1. leaving room for the flies to c-> un the funnel and into the box. A' soon as the box is filled the flies ure drowned, and the process repeated. "Now this," said the barber, hold ing up a pink bottle, "is a splendid tiling for baldness." Thank you," replied his victim, coldly. "I have all the baldness I rc-', quire."
TO GET RID OF SORREL. [Newspaper Article] — West Wimmera Mail and Natimuk Advertiser — 10 April 1914
G KT HID OF SORREL. Sorrel is a tcppd which gives a 1|>T of trouble oiX soffii' of our; lands, and is not easy to set rid There are two methods of treat;:": land on which this troublesome vv ?: .. grows. One way is to cultivate >. ? ? land in the summer months with tined implement, and so gradual'.'-" kill the sorrel by dragging it !?&lt;" aiui exposing it to the sun and other way is to plough the l»n>' fairly deeply at the end of the win ter, and sow a crop of peas or spring barley, which will get a S00^ start before the sorrel, which dots not make much headway in the wiv to. 1923.
Kaiser's Airship Station. [Newspaper Article] — West Wimmera Mail and Natimuk Advertiser — 10 April 1914
kaiser's Airship Station. . Heligoland, the tiny island in the North Sea, ? which Germany proposes to turn into a great station for ! her. airships, is one of tho most c.ur 1 ions islands in tho world. i Its towering cliffs, for instance, are largely artificial. Some years 1 ago there was grave fear that the i island, which was steadily growing j smaller, would soon he eaten away i entirely by the waves from the I south-west.. Hut £1,000,000 has been spent on raising a cliff of granite on this exposed side. On (hose parts of the coast- where , the red, porous rock of the genuine i cliffs has been too badly honoy combed' by the i seas, .hundred of thou j sands of tons of cement have been ; used to strengthen the fr.ee. Heligoland has long been an iiti ? portant naval coin re. It is do i fended by the most powerful guns, and- is Miid to be prepared for a , siege lasting three years. It is, iu I deed, the North Sea storehouse of i the Herman ileet. Visitors are only j allowed in the ti...
Weighting Indian Clubs. [Newspaper Article] — West Wimmera Mail and Natimuk Advertiser — 10 April 1914
Weighting Indian Clubs. ? ? VAn ordinary Indiun. club can -.be filled so that dilYoreut weights may bo. had without changing . clubs. Each club is. bored to receiv.e lead washers which are held in place " by a spiral spring.A bolt is run through from the handle end and fastened., willi u round nut. The lead washers and spring slip -over the bolt as- shown in the illustra tion. N Changing ;tho number - of washers changes the weight" of the ClUb. . ..... , '
It Belonged to Him. [Newspaper Article] — West Wimmera Mail and Natimuk Advertiser — 10 April 1914
It Belonged to Him. ? A great sensation was created at a .certain .station just previous to the starting of the morning express for London. The guard was about to start the train when a (ussy and fat old gentleman trotted up to him and said : '"Wait a minute, will you, please, whilo I " "Impossible, sir," said the guard, putting tho whistle to his lips. "But you must wait !" cried the old gentleman, excitedly. There's a man's leg under the wheel." "Good gracious ! Where is he ?" inquired the horror-strickeu guard. "Hold on there !" ITe hurried after the, old gentle man, while a couple of porters jump ed : down to the line amid great excitement. After . a short search one. of the porters handed., up a rush basket containing a large leg of muttou. . , - "Thank you," said the old .gentle man. ..... "What do you mean; sir ?" roared tho'guard.- 'AYou said--" "I. said a man's log was under the wheel, and so it was. --I. paid . for this - leg, - and if it isn't mine I should liko to know t...
SEA-PIE. [Newspaper Article] — West Wimmera Mail and Natimuk Advertiser — 10 April 1914
SEA-PIE. You will require for this -some beefsteak or some, nice pieces . of beef, allowing enough for each per son. A little fat bacon is a nice addition, and about half a pound of liver.. You also require .sonic onions, a.'carrot, a piece of turnip, and a stalk of celery-all cut., small. Cut the meat in small pieces, and season . with salt and pepper ; clean the vegetables alternately into a large deep saucepan, and add* a "little water. On-the top place a round piece of suet pitstry, . about an inch thick. This should . fit the top of the saucepan. Cover with the lid, allow the contents to boil . up once,, draw to the side, and simmer for three hours. To serve, placo meat and vegetables in a hot dish, and put. the .pastry on top, cut. in four pieces. Potatoes, plainly boil ed, aro served in a well-warmed vegetable ? dish. . , ' ?
HOW TO PRESERVE EGGS. [Newspaper Article] — West Wimmera Mail and Natimuk Advertiser — 10 April 1914
HOW TO PRESERVE EGOS. ^"Rve; gallons cold water, 2£ll>s. finely slaked lime, Jib. salt, -Jib. cream of tartar. This mixture should be stirred dally for a week, and at the end of that time, hav ing allowed it to settle down after the final stirring, the clear liquid (which is then a saturated solu tion) should be poured off. It is then ready for use. Put in the eggs fresh every day. The -lady can please herself as to whether she pours off the clear liquid or not. We: never used to do so when..,we preserved them that way years ago.
Steel Barrels Made to be Nested. [Newspaper Article] — West Wimmera Mail and Natimuk Advertiser — 10 April 1914
Steel Barrels felade to be Nested. A new and ingenious type of steel barrel ao designed as to permit compact storage when shipped empty is to bo placcd on the market abroad. The chief feature about this barrel is that it is made in halves that aro exactly similar, I with flanges provided so that uny two halves can bo bolted together to form a complete barrel. In the shipping world bulky articles like barrels, when shipped empty, are charged at bulk tonnage rates. Bar rels of this type, when nested com pactly, will bo entitled to weight rates, reducing the shipping charges .materially. 'Phis invention brings to mind (he fact that in the old days of tho whaling industry ships were often compelled to put. to sea with out proper ballast because of tho fact that all the available space was occupied by empty barrels.