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No title [Newspaper Article] — Riponshire Advocate — 16 May 1914
■Mr V. Hardy (formerly of Beaufort), son of Mr E. Hardy, manager of the , Britennia United mine, has boen trans- i ferred from the Colac branch of the Bank of Victoria to the B ruth en branch. Prior to leaving Colac Mr Hardy was made the recipient of several presenta tions. Alargenumber of Skipton residents met to consider the question of selecting a site for the railway station at the terminus of the proposed Linton to Skipton line. The site chosen by the Railway construction officials is the recreation rc-serve. It was decided by 41 votes to 25 to protest against the taking of "the recreation reserve as a station site, and to ask the Railway Construction Trust to recommend another site suitable to the inhabitants within a reasonable distance of the township. The trust was petitioned at its last meeting to take no action with respgct to the station site. . ,
MIDDLE CREEK. [Newspaper Article] — Riponshire Advocate — 16 May 1914
MIDDLE CREEK. (Fl'.OM OUE COIUiE.SL'ONDKN'T.) The monthly meeting of the Middle Creek school committee was held .in the schoolroom on Wednesday, 6th inst. In the absence of the president (Mr Dunn), Mr J. O'Brien acted as chair man. The chief business of the even ing was the winding up of the picnic. The chairman stated that he was pleased to see by the balance-sheet that the ball resulted in a substantial profit, some money from which was used to pay part of the expenses of the picnic. Votes of thartks were passed to Mr P. Hamilton and Mr I. deHugard for acting grat uitously as pianist and M.C respectively.
DEATH OF MR GEORGE RUSSELL. [Newspaper Article] — Riponshire Advocate — 16 May 1914
DEATH OF MR GEORGE RUSSELL. It will be learned with regret that Mr George Russell, owner of Langi-Willi Station, at Linton, died on Friday-,-Sth inst. at Lissadurn, Toorak road, "South Yarra, after an illness extending over some months. Though he spent the greater portion of his time superintending- Langi-Willi, Mr Russell was known and esteemed by a very large circle of friends, not only in Melbourne, but throughout Victoria.^ His father, the late Mr Philip Russell, of Carngham, owned many thousand acres of grazing land in Victoria, but | chiefly round the Ballarat district, and when he died Langi-Willi, with its 22,000 acres, became the property of the de ceased. He emulated his father by specialising in a merino breed of sheep, j for which he became noted. In 1892 he was elected to the Legislative Assembly as the member for Grenville, and he retained the seat until 1900, when he retired. About eight months ago, Mr Russell's health became indifferent, and he came to Melbourne to s...
BEAUFORT POLICE COURT. TUESDAY, MAY 12TH, 1914. (Before Messrs R. A. D. Sinclair and D. F. Troy, J's.P.) DEBT. [Newspaper Article] — Riponshire Advocate — 16 May 1914
BEAUFORT POLICE COURT. Tuesday, May 12th, 1914. (Before Messrs R. A. D. Sinclair and D. F. Troy, J's.P.) Debt. Six debt cases, in which Mr S. Young appeared for complainants, were settled out of court. _ Mr Sinclair said he was ..sure Mr Young had the best thanks of the bench. Alleged Larceny. Albert George Evans proceeded against Robt. Disley, an old man about 65 years of age, on a charge of having, at Beaufort, on 7th May, feloniously stolen and carried away a handbag and money, value 39/, the property of i Louisa Morris. * ! Wm. Bambridge, about 25 years of age, and a youth of 17 years named Wm. Robins, were similarly charged. Sergt. A. Nicholson prosecuted, and Mr H. Curwen-Walker defended. As there was no objection from coun sel for defendant, the three charges were taken conjointly. Sergt. Nicholson, in opening the case for the prosecution, said it had uncom mon.features, and was unlike an ordinary larceny easel He then outlined the evi dence. He considered that the evidence s...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Riponshire Advocate — 16 May 1914
A GROCER'S RECOMMENDATION. "For tho past twenty years," writes 'Mr R. Harrison, Grocer, Parramatta Rd. and Catherine St.. Leichhardt, N.S.W., " I have been -a sufferer from Diarrhoea, and although I have tried various prescriptions have found nothing relieve me like Chamberlain's Colic and Diarrhoea Remedy. I always, keep a bottle for my own use at my private residence and at my store," Sold by J. R. Wotherapoon & Co., Beanfort^ The counting of the ballot papers for the selection of six Liberal candidates for the Senate, in the event of there being a double dissolution, was concluded on Wednesday. The six elected were Senator McColl, and Messrs W. H. Edgar, J. Hume-Cook, W. J. McLean, W. A. Trenwith, and S. Maugev. When the mid-day passenger train arrived at Beaufort yesterday, with the famous Scottish comedian, Mr Harry Lauder and his company on board, bound for Horsham, it \vas found.that an axle on a guard's van, which contained the concert company's luggage, had run hot....
[?]LLARAT STOCK MARKET. Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — Riponshire Advocate — 16 May 1914
^AllmTMAHXET, Tuesilav. head came to hand tor about one-third of which i^clot quality ranging from good I?-:. The balance was principally r:;; ad 'uieiul descriptions, with simply stores. There v«as a of the trade, conse , >i&toaghout the sales eoropeti j^:iillv for quality, ruled very 3$ fet week's highest values being ^iistaiaed, closing firm. Quota ^fPntPA pen3 bullocks, £13 10/ to b'.atra, £1,10/ to £16 15/; good, oseful, £10 10/ to £11 10/ ; blunts, £10 to £11; extra, £11 fj&SMSSlO. to £9 10/", to £8 10;. Calves—1 3".,;--iUi;5y useful descriptions. For J'SHeeademand ruled ; best sell T.^', Sheep—4000 was the num- i J/S® '« to-day's sales, consisting rv7 Equality ranging from use -.'IP'A, sl fair proportion prime, re "mS sorts and ewes in !^i -|TeT,'^s ^ u?ua' attendance •>' V'^5t S.raziers were fairlv , .muvKtistanding sales somewhat dull competition, i "-,csa\\ through prices, more -) kx best descriptions, showing \ lullv 1! to 1'6 on the mgn trie previou...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Riponshire Advocate — 16 May 1914
MOST ENTHUSIASTIC, "I have tried Chamberlain's Pain Balm and found it. invaluable fox- sciatica," says Mrs E. Burnett. 67.Wicksteed Street, Wanganui, N.Z. " I have also found it a wonderful healer for cuts. I don't think you will find anyone more enthusias tic over Chamberlain's Pain Balm than -I am. Solil'by J. R. Wothercpoon & Co., Beaufort.
PROPOSED SWIMMING BATHS. [Newspaper Article] — Riponshire Advocate — 16 May 1914
PROPOSED SWIMMING BATHS. —: -1-a !_ :' Owing to the Goldfields' Reservoir, at the Beaufort Park, which has been used' as swimming baths for many years, being recently reserved for water supply purposes under the Ripon shire Council's new auxilai-y pumping scheme for supplying the town with i water, lovers oC the acquatic art have ! been faced with the necessity of looking elsewhere for a bathing resort. Messrs ; J. Tredinnick and J. B. Straughan took the matter in hand, and convened a public meeting to consider the advisa bility of establishing swimming baths in Beaufort. i Their public-spirited and progressive | action met with a fine response, for no less than eighteen townsmen met at the Shire Hall on Tuesday night to consider the matter. The meeting was a very representative and enthusiastic one, the following citizens being present:—Cr. R. A. D. Sinclair, W. R. and J. T. Glover, W. J. Lidgerw^td, W. J. and D. Stevenson, E. Cougle, N. B. Acton, L. Jaensch, S. Young, E. Hannah, S...
FOR KEEPING BUTTER. [Newspaper Article] — Riponshire Advocate — 16 May 1914
FOR KEEPING BUTTER. A "Reader" tell a *is to "Pack but j ter tightly in earttaeni jars to with i in two or three inches of the top ; i pack the butter, tig&tly and closely. Cover with a layer of cheese cloth, then pack salt over the top an inch or two thick, and keep a little water on top of the salt." Making the farm yiehi more with out increase in acreage can be done by using lucerne and silage. 'These two agencies will do more to increase the capacity of the land than any ! thing else. Of course, it" is under 1 stood that the dairy cow must be kept in order to get the best returns from the lucerne and silage.
STRAUGHAN—LUDBROOK. [Newspaper Article] — Riponshire Advocate — 16 May 1914
STRAUGHAN—LUDBROOK A pretty wedding, in which much local interest was evinced, took place on Wednesday, 11th March, when Mr J. B. Straughan, manager of the Savings Bank, Beaufort, was married to Miss Katie May Ludbrook, eldest daughter of Mr Robt. Ludbrook, of Ballarat. Owing to the long continued effects ..of the accident Mr Ludbrook suffered early in the year, the marriage service was con-, ducted at the residence of-Mr G. Lud brook, senr., and in the presence of "the nearest relatives only of the bride and bridegroom. The Rev. T. A. Oolebrook was the officiating clergyman. The bride was charmingly attired in an embroidered silk voile frock, and wore the customary wreath and veil. Miss Straughan also wore embroidered silk voile, and the second bridesmaid, Miss Lottie Lu.lbrook, wore a pretty frock of crepe de chine. Little Marjorie Ludbrook wore . a frock of white embroidery. The groom "was attended by Messrs W. H. Derrick and Stanley Ludbrook. Wedding tea was served to a large nu...
THE COW'S DAILY WORK. [Newspaper Article] — Riponshire Advocate — 16 May 1914
THE COW'S DAILY WORK. I — ." The: wise dairyman hold in mind that-a good dairy cow in full milk is expanding, as much energy as a horse at hard labour, and this without ces sation for many months. We have learned that the harder the horge works the more grain and the less roughage he must have, and the same is true for the cow. Except when I pasture is good, a portion of the i cow's provender should consist of | grain or rich concentrates, and if | she is yielding a large amount of ■ milk, - i.e., workiing extra hani, all I grain should be ground or crushed, j The dry cow doing little work can I subsist on less-carefnlly prepared | j food, and all or most may be in the j j form of roughage. In feetfmg, the aim | should be to supplj as much rough j age as the cow will readily, consume, j and to this add sufficient grain or ! concentrates to keep the digestible i matter ui) to the1 standard s*t h-ir t.ho I gcientists. I -Henry.
WEDDINGS. SANDERS—CALLISTER. [Newspaper Article] — Riponshire Advocate — 16 May 1914
WEDDINGS. SANDERS—CALLISTER. A quiet wedding took place at St. Andrew's Kirk on Thursday, 2nd April, when Miss Clarice M. Callister,'youngest daughter of Mr W. Callister, of Chute,, was married to Mr J. W. Sanders, son of Mr Sanders, of Boyeo, in the Nhill district. The Rev. A. H. Moore, of Scots Church, was the officiating clergy men. The bride was given away by her brother, Mr C. J. Callister, and was at tended by her cousin, Miss Eva-Warren. The best man .was Mr Henry Sanders .(brother of the bridegroom).
THE FARM. LUCERNE THE WONDERFUL. [Newspaper Article] — Riponshire Advocate — 16 May 1914
th& farm. lucerne th^wondere-ul, F. D. Cobura writes, in the couk. of an article in the "Aational Lam and Irrigation Journal," (USaT -The man who, in these days 3aU his land will not produce lucerne plant that will grow pretty everywhere else, casts a severe re flection, not only on himself, hut on his land, his locality, and his State To say that "any fool can grow lucerne" is misleading, -but with lair treatment, under fairly favourable conditions, it is bringing good for tune to thousands of those vrho know it best and use a fair intelli gence in their dealings with it Among its fundamental requirements is a fait"1* fertile soil, free from weed seeds, in good tilth, with a surface painstakingly lined, levelled, and smoothed. There is little difference between successful lucerne growing and the successful growing of other crops. Poor farming never brings big crops, nor will poor land produce as large yields as the more fertile. Failure to leave in the soil or to restore th...
[?]NNIVERSARY SERVICES. [Newspaper Article] — Riponshire Advocate — 16 May 1914
ANNIVERSARY SERVICES. The anniversary of the Raglan Pres byterian Sunday school was celebrated by special services in the Public Hall on Sunday, the building being crowded to overflowing at each service. A choir of almost 50 voices, trained by Misses' ?? and Cuthbertson. Mrs Grant and Mr Neil McDonald, rendered suit able anthems at each service in capital style. The choristers were accompanied by a small orchestra, made up as fol lows:- Misses Cuthbertson and Dunn &nbsp; organists, Miss A. Smith and Messrs G. Gillingham, P, Stevenson, and A. Cougle (violins). The secretarial duties &nbsp; were capably discharged by Miss M. Marley. Afternoon service was conducted by the newly-appointed home missioner (Mr Neil McDonald), who delivered an excellent address to the children. Miss &nbsp; T. Owen of Warmambool, nicely ren dered the solo "Jesus, Pilot Me." Rev. A. J. Stewart, who presided at the evening service, had impressive talks to both the children and adults. T...
(All Rights Reserved.) —THE—Secret Island. A Story of a Strange and Exciting Adventure. PART 13. CHAPTER XXXV. NEWS FROM THE SEA. [Newspaper Article] — Riponshire Advocate — 23 May 1914
A Story of a Strang© and Exciting Adventure. By W. Murray Graydon, Author of "Matthew ;Quin," "The Curse of th* x Oardews," etc., etc. PART 13. CHAPTER XXXV. NEWS FROM THE SEA. The formality over he was intro duced ' to all present, who greeted him warmly. Then, at the general re quest, he told the whole story of his j night's adventure. It was eagerly j listened to, and won enthusiastic praise. "We had something of the sort un der consideration ourselves," said Volborth ; "but we were afraid of the risk. You have done us a good ser vice, my friend. We had planned to send a messenger out to the war ships to-morrow night, and we feared lest they would sail away iu the meantime. But they will remain, now that they have_seen the burning sig nal-tower." "You were going to sond a man out ?" Dick asked, in amazement. "Yes ; a good swimmer." . '"Ah, I think I understand ! You are going to rise at once — within a day or two? You will turn the is land over to the English cruisers ?" ' "Perha...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Riponshire Advocate — 23 May 1914
6 &lt; ~\Kf ANTED, a good General Servant i-'cAxr ^APP]yt0 Mrs. ALLAN JACK t i SON, Beaufort. G* TOMKINS, of Beaufort q 4" desires to thank Mr. REGAN ttrouble he went to in ascer . I tainmg the owner of a Sovereign lefl : ; ny him at the Bank. .! ijeaufort deeplead¥g.mTco. 1;, , No Liability, Beaufort.—Notice is j hereby given that the Half-yearly Gen . eral MEETING of shareholders in the .1 above - lamed company is hereby cor> : vened, and will be held at the office of , i the company, Lvdiard Street, Ballarat, •! on Friday, 29th May, 1914, at 3.30 o'clock i p.m. Transfer books close on Wednes ; day, 27th May, 1914. Business. L—To receive and adopt reports and balance-sheets. 2.—Election of directors (two retiring). 3.—Electon of auditors. 4.—To transact any other business that may be lawfully brought forward. A. J. PEACOCK, Manager. Lydiard street north, Ballarat. N.B.—Nominations for the board must be lodged at-the company's office seven clear days, and proxies must be...
Religious Services. SUNDAY, MAY 24TH, 1914. [Newspaper Article] — Riponshire Advocate — 23 May 1914
Religious Services. SUNDAY, MAY 24th, 1914. 1 Church of England.—Beaufort, 8 • (H.C.), 11, and 7; Waterloo, 3—Rev. W. B. Jessop. Raglan, 11; Shirley, 3 ; i Waterloo, 7—Mr H. Davies. i Methodist Church.—Beaufort, 11 and 7; Raglan, 3—Rev. W. H. Chapman. Raglan, 7 ; Chute, 3—Mr J. Stringer. Presbyterian Church.—Beaufort. 11 and 7; Trawalla, 3—Rev. H. Gwynne Jones, M.A. Middle Creek, 11; Raglan,, 3 ; Chute, 7—Mr Neil McDonald.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Riponshire Advocate — 23 May 1914
NEVER FELT BETTER. "I used to pro nearly mad with pains in ray bead," says Miss R. E. Forster, 55 ItHa St., Sth. Melbourne, Vic. " I tried almost everything:. 3tit the headaches were there just the same. Then I saw Chamberlain's Tablets advertised in the paper, and thought I would give them a trial, rhe first few doses made a different woman of me, for they completely relieved me of headaches." Sold by J. R. Wothcrspoon & Co., Beaufort. In our advertising columns to day is an announcement relating to the special flower and vege table seeds and plants, shrubs, fruit trees, etc., from the old established and reliable nursery of Mr Geo. Smith, Ballarat. Cata logues may be had for the asking from the firm, and as Ballarat is famed for its special strains of flower and vegetable seeds, and as their seeds and plants are sold on honor, and have given satis faction and pleasure for, half-a century, new customers can place orders with this firm in the full confidence of receiving sat...
THE CLOSE SEASON. [Newspaper Article] — Riponshire Advocate — 23 May 1914
THE CLOSE SEASON. For the whole year.—Tits, wild turkey, emu, white cranes, fantails, mopoke, laughing jackass, ibis, kanga-1 roos, larks (all species), lyre birds, mag pie larks, native bears, owls, platypus, robins, curlews, and swallows, wild pige ons and doves of all kinds, black swaus. j From 1st August till 5.30 a.m. on 1st February.—Qaail of all kinds, except Californian quail. From 1st July till 5.30a.m. on 11th February.— Wild ducks and teal of all kinds, wild geese of all kinds, coots, 'gang-gang cockatoos, magpies, native companions or Australian cranes, land rail, plovers (except southern stone ! plover or curlew), honey eaters (except 1 wattle birds and leather heads). It has been decided that opossums shall be protected in all parts of the State "throughout the year, instead of for the six months ending 31st October. The Game Department considers that it will be two or three years before there will be a'break in t he close season. Owing to the exceptionally high prices...