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LEIGH SHIRE COUNCIL [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 18 April 1914
LEIGH SHIRE COUNCIL Prseent.—Crs M. N. Lees (President), A. 1\ Bingle.v, I). 11. Gibson, 1'. J. Cullu ghau, \V. Miller, J. Vernon, and (J. 11. l'eel. Correspondence.—From II. W. Dudley, secretary Corindhap Mechanic.-,' Instituto, tliankinu Urn-council lor its donation ol -£-.—From W. Guy,.receiver and paymas ter, Geelong, stating that the sum of J-'ll was available for collection. Attended to.—From \Vm Curry, Corindhap, apply ing for permission to carry a loaded re volver in the Corindhap street' at night time, as he had been bailed up by per sons throwing stones at his horses and waggon. Cr Bingley moved—"That tho letter besent on to Const Day." The autho rity .aslcetl for \yn&lt;j outsido the province of the council. Cr Vernon seconded tho motion. If Mr Onrr could recognise his assailants, it was a inattfer for the I'olice Court;' • It had also been rumored that the coach had recently been held up. Sucli conduct must certainly be put a stop 10. The motion was carried.—From...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 18 April 1914
Mining Notices. William's Fancy G.M. Company, Berringa, Ko-Linbility. A DIVIDEND (No. 50) of sixpence per share, with- n bonus of sixuence per share, has this day been Declared and will be payable at the office of the company, Lydiard street, liallarat, on "Wednesday, the 29th day of April, 1914. Transfer books close at 12 30 o'clock p.m. on Fridav, tlio 25th April. S. STRETCH, Manager. Ballarat, -9th April, 1914. • Public Notices. When the Bride Conies to Ballarat She should call at our Studio, and sit for her Bridal Portrait. There is no delay—we have everything in readi ness — Bridal Veil, Bouquet, "Wreath, Buttonholes, &c., four 4 ' well-appointed dress ing rooms, elect t ic fans in studio. "We 'photograph in two positions, and s-ubnnt proofs from each. 1 We Enlarge any Old or faded IMiotojrrnphs. Send that old photo graph of Father or mother, and lot us en large it. Satisfaction !>uaranteed. Size of Size of Photo. Mount. Price. 12 x 10 20 x i&lt;; 25/-' 15x12...
Welcome Home to Mr and Mrs W. P. Thomas. FUNCTION AT ROKEWOOD. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 18 April 1914
welcome flome to Or anil mis w. p. Tinas. FUNCTION AT llOKEWOOD. The popularity of Mr W. ' P. Thomas, manager of the Commer cial Bank, Rokewood, was amply demonstrated by the largo repre sentative district gsithering at a smoke social tendered him on Wed nesday evening in honor of his joining the ranks of the Benedicts. Mr C. W. Stanbrook occupied the chair. Apologies wero read from Messrs W. H. J. Thomas (father of the guest), A. G. Uren, D. Poynton, J. N. Elder, .T. Chatham, M.L.A., Eric Russell, C. E. and W. E. Jacka, W. J. Nicliolls, J08. Vernon, D. II. Gibson, M. Cahill senr., A. Lawson, E. J. Routson, J.Leenion.and many others. The chairman submitted the toast of "The King," which was loyally honored. Rev. W. E. Pugh proposed ' Parliament of Victoria," and Mr R. H. Evans responded. "The Shire of Leigh" was toasted at the instance of Mr G. II. Stanbrook, and Mr C. W. Stanbrook .responded. The chairman proposed "Our Guest," Ho congratulated- Mr W. P. Thomas upon throwing off the...
V. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 25 April 1914
V, Since Macdonald left the mine a brief weekly cablegram had arrived at the office, reporting the progress that had heen made, but indicating nothing calculated to cheer the heartB of shareholders. The latest one had been received live days preceding Macdonaid's appearance in London, aud he had immediately wired back to Forrest for further news. Three days after the spurt in the market there was still no reply to his mess age. He was beginning to despond, and said s to Emma; but she had somehow developed a profound and cheerful optimism regarding the mine's future. "I'm perfectly sure, Mr. Macdon iild," she said, "'that it will come all right before long. I know it will." "1 ibelieved it once, too; but at that time I had only my own little wor ries to shoulder. Now " He broke off and smiled, looking at her grate fully.' "But I'm not going to kick. After all, this has been a wonderful W2ek to me. Instead of a whipping, I feel I owe Blakeley thanke for giv ing me cause to come over."...
IV. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 25 April 1914
IV. Next ,day the market in Woola mucks experienced some thrilling liours. At ten o'clock a 2/- bid pro duced a' thousand shares, which were instantly absorbed. A few odd lots followed at the same figure. Then came a pause. . Two-and-threepence failed to uncover more than fifty shares, but 2/6 brought out five hun dred. Then the fun commenced. It was known that Blakeley had vanish ed, and that circumstances had satis fied. the market that Woolamucks, as speculative counters, were dead as doornails. All sorts of rumors were (lying around, but as yet the unknown buyer's identity had not been dis closed. Shrewd dealers argued that, whoever he might be, he was not out for mere frolic. There was too much steady, dogged persistence about the buying for that, and here and there they, too, 'began to nibble. By noon the quotation had risen to 5/3, sell ers, and every parcel was instantly snapped up. In the oflice at Cheapside the au thor of all the commotion sat quietly by Emma's sio.e, with...
Sporting. CYCLING. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 25 April 1914
Sporting. CYCLING One of the most fantastic pieces?" of anti-motor legislation was pro posed by the City Council of Colam bas, U.S.A., where all motor cars should be provided with three sets of headlights—a white set to show when the car was going no faster than 10 m.p.b., a green set to be shown when the paee did aofc ex ceed 15 m.p.b,, and a rod set whers the car is travelling at more thasa. 15 miles per hour. Thanks to the opposition set up by the Colntnbnff Automobile Clnb, the raeasnre waa thrown out. Some interesting particulars of (he doing of the team of Australian road racers now in Europe has been forwarded to the Durilop Rubber Company by Ivur Munro, who is one of the party. Writing on March 11, he says that they went over the Ronbaix-Paris course, the same length as the WarrnambooI-to-Mel bourne race, and found it a very bad one. " They generally get a wind behind them," he adds, " and. make fast times, the time last year being 7 bra. 30 mins.—record foe the coarse. We t...
Correspondence. SCARSDALE WATER SUPPLY. To the Editor. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 25 April 1914
SCARSDALE WATER SUPPLY. To the Editor. Sir,—I notice in your report of tb® Scarsdale Borough Cbuacil that Cc Station has taken stops to have a, water service for the borough. The idea in itself ia a laadable one; bat the practicability of it seems to me to be outside the pale of such a small municipality as this is. Ia the early days, when the mines were booming, and the population -yas large, it would have been the time for such a step to be taken, because there would have been some chance to get sufficient revenue to pay off a good proportion of the liabilities. But now, when the good old town has decayed and reached thai: stage it could not get much worsa ia, ia my opinion, a very inopportune lime to liunch a water seheuie. I might here say that in almost every borough in Victoria, born long after Scarsdale, there is a legitimate water supply, and some of the civic fath ers of those boroughs did not count the cost before imposing burdens upon ratepayers that they have not, nor ne...
PREMIER AND SPEAKER SYDNEY, Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 25 April 1914
PREMIER ANB SPEAKER SYDNEY, Thursday. btrong pressure is being brought to boar upon .Mr it. D. Mengher to induce liim to abandon hi« conflict with Air Holman, the I'l-cmier. wliith may mean disaster to either tlio Party or liiiiiBelf, and ho is being urged to lx> content to permit the Party to lako full advantago of the op portunity tho electors have givon it to i>laco a i) umber of reforms 011 the Statute look. Mr Meagher is inclined to sco tho trouble through, whatever may bo tlio re sult. At present it looks like a fight to a finish. Should better counsels prevail there will bo peace for a time, but with «o many disturbing- elements in tho Cau cus it is thought that peaco is not likely to l>o lasting.
It Is Said. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 25 April 1914
II Is Said. That a P.S.A. is fixed for to-morrow. Addresses will be given by Mr D. C. M'Grath, M.P., and Mr Harrison. That the Victorian Stato elections are likely to take place on 10th August. That a record entry has been received for Scarsdale races on Monday. For tho night the best singing troupe, ofBallarat. has b»en engaged. That Japan and China are conspicuous in the ministrel troupe in practice for the Scarsdale tennis entertainment. Wong Yung and Ah Japp are to bo on the cor ners. That Mr Egan, of Scarsdale, has dis posed of h's business to Mr G. Howlett. An action like this on George's part casts its shadow before. That Mr Wilson, the well-known Bal larat tailor, has just opened up a most cosy-looking assortment of winter goods. He will be in Berringa shortly.
III. Richard Dale's heart was heavy. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 25 April 1914
Richard Dale's heart was heavy. I In spite of Uis brave words of an hour since, when'lie had ordered Lib uy and lire brothers out. o£ his sight, | the "poorhouse" loomed large on hiB j mental vision. In a week's time, if not before, he and Betty would be lurnec1 away.from the small holding that had. been farmed by his father and grandfather bsfore him. He had spoken of work, hut who would take an old man when there were plenty of young ones ready and eager for employment? His troubled gaze went from time to time to that pathetic figure in the inglenook. He watched the shadows 1 deepen until a brooding peace seem I cd to envelop all the land; the nod ding tea-roses showed darker in the ga-hering dusk the scent of flowers ios.e heavily from the- dew-drenched j earth; the smell of clover and new-1 i.iown hay was in the air. This was the hour that he and Betty had al ways loved the best—the hour of rest j after a day of toil. 1 With fingers that shook he felt for ! : a time-worn briar, ...
FEEDING FOR LARGE EGGS. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 25 April 1914
FEEDING FOR'-LARGE EGGS. Experiments have 'been carried out by the French Academy of Sciences, to test the effect of feeding on the quality and size of eggs to find out how to produce the biggest eggs. Three lots of ducks were fed on tlesli, lish and vegetables. Those fed on the fish diet laid the greatest num ber of eggs, 'but they were of the poorest (inalily. The heaviest eggs were laid by thsse fed 011 the flesh diet, whilst those fed on pure grain diet also beat the fish-fed birds both for quality and weight of egg. The American poultry raisers are agreed that the best quality and heaviest eggs are got from fowls fed on grain with a small percentage of llesh food. Strange to say, they hold that the foraging of insfcet and such like life lias a deteriorating effect on the quality of the egg, and tliey are also unanimous in the finding that toe much green food lias a similar effect 011 the quality and weight of an egg. It is 011 this account that they agree that the Asiatic brown...
THE "Berringa Herald" PUBLISHED EVERY SATURDAY MORNING [Registered at the General Post Office Melbourne, for transm[?]ssion by post as a Newspaper.] SATURDAY, APRIL 25, 1914. METHODIST ANNIVERSARY. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 25 April 1914
THE "Berrinffa Herald fOltMSIIr !■ bvkky iA'l ukl'A* mukalno [.Registered at the Getie.ru. fo*t uffiit Melbourne, for tranaroiBHioii by uost as a Newspaper.] Saturday, apitik 25, l'jl-l mrthodist anniversary. Tho anniversary celebration of the iiar ringa Methodist Sunday school will be entered upon to-morrow, when Mr I. Spowart, of Geolong, will officiate at the threo services. On Monday evening an interesting entertainment will be given by the children. PNEUMONIA. A liumner of cases of pneumonia are reported at Berringa. I wo cat.es have proved fatal. The -other tufferers are progressing satisfactorily. STATE SCHOOL STAF1-. Tlie Uerringa State school staff lias been utidermanneil for some time, ami there still remains one vacancy to ut tilled. Mis* Minion, daughter of -Irs Nimon, postuiistress at bcarsdale, and a successful pupil at the High School, Bal larat, is the latest at d'tion to J 10 bt'lff" OVERCROWDED SCHOOL. Complaints liavo been made >»r &lt;*>m« time of t...
II. 26 Argyle Mansions, Battersea. August 2nd, 1910. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 25 April 1914
II. 26 Argyle Mansions, Battersea. August 2nd, 1910. Dear Betty,—William, Al£ and I think it only right that you should know about father and mother. The farm's been doing very badly of late, and they can't keep up the interest on the mortgage. I'm very • much Kfraid it will mean the workhouse for them unless you can afford to do something really substantial. If so, you'd better meet us at Rosedale Farm to-morrow afternoon at five o'clock. If you're not there I Bhall take it you're not willing, but I may os well tell you than I can do nothing to help the old people, and I expect Prudence keeps a tight hold on Wil liam's money, and I don't see what Alf can do; so that you seem to be the only hope. And as, judging by all accounts, you must be, coining money, 11 hope you'll do your duty. We've seen very little of one another, you and I, of late years, but I think you know what a strong objection poor Bert always had to play-actresses, and It was only natural I should side with him. But...
THE VALUE OF LEMON JUICE. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 25 April 1914
THE VALUE OF LEMON JUICE. A teaspoonful of juice in a small cup of black coffee may relieve a bili ous headache. The juice o£ half a lemon in a cup of hot water taken on awakening in the morning is an excellent liver cor rective. A lotion of lemon-juice' and rose water will remove tan and whiten the skin. Lemon-juice with olive oil is far superior to vinegar for a salad dress ing—equal parts used for blending. Lemon-juice oil loaf sugar is good for hoarseness. If when boiling sago or rice a tea spoonful of lemon juice is added, the grains will be whiter, and a delicate flavor will be imparted. We all know the value-of salt and lemon-juice for removing stains from white goods. After the juice is ex tracted, the rind dipped in salt clean ses brass' beautifully and convenient ly. It also removes unsightly stains from the hands. Tough meat can be made tender by adding a teaspoonful of 'lemon-juice to the water in which it is boiled.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 25 April 1914
Business Notices. A Word to Farmers. If you have'nt been getting satisfaction from your seeds—if they hctve*nfc been as fresh and as clean as thoy should be—try OURS for your next sowing. We guaran tee ALL Our Seeds to bo FRESH, CLEAN, and RE LIABLE—no last Season's Seed mixed with them to im pair their efficiency, and thereby reducing YOUR profits. Write us for samples and quotations. GORDON BROS., balla\\torebig seed Armstrong St. Nth. 213 313 BE SURE of tHB TTCrjJEEEIK. 213 It PAYS to be sure of a number—it avoids annoy ance, chance of disappointment, and ASSURES SATISFACTION. It will certainly pay you to carefully note that Number 213 Sturt Street Is the XEW ADDRESS of W. E. Thomas' New Dental Parlors. Now M4.KE NO MISTAKE when you set out on your visit. YOU can't aiford to make mistakes when your teeth are at stake—no one can 1 You'll find there is only one NMBER 213 iQ STURT ST., and it is clearly shown in large figures. Exactly 3 Doors Below City Hall. W. E. Thomas guarantees...
THE FAMILY COUNCIL. I. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 25 April 1914
THE FAMILY COUNCIL. I i By FRANCES BROWN. I. They were old—over seventy, both .1 tliem—and it was before tlie time of the Old-Age Pension, so there seemed nothing for it but the "House." The man, his face weather-beaten and gnarled under beetling, pent houss brows, sat upright in his chair and gazed fixedly out of the open lat tice window at a yellow tea-rose that nodded its graceful head in the aper t^.-e. A . light summer breeze stirred the curtains, bringing with it a home lv scent of gilly-flowers. Richard Dale's face was impassive, li might have been hewn out of rough granite, and to all appearance as life ltss a thing, so far as any indication oi paying attention to the family con clave was concerned; but, his hear ing was unimpaired, he lost not a word of tlie discussciou. , The old woman, whom as the belle ot the village he had wedded fifty years ago, sat on the opposite side c?f the inglenook and looked with pa thetically patient eyes at the man ' whose handsome face and ma...
Complimentary—in a Way. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 25 April 1914
Complimentary—in a Way. "John, said Mrs. Hurkins "I heard a nice compliment for you to-day." Mr. Hnrkino put Ula- papal- down, twisted up the ends of his mous tache, looked pleased and said: "Well that's nothing remarkable. I receive compliments nearly every day." Mrs. HarUins went on sipping Uev tea and lier husband waited fqr her to resume. Finally, he said: "Well, why don't you tell me what it was? Who was it that compli mented me?" "Oh, you couldn't guess in a week." "Mrs. Deering?" he ventured. "No.': "Not Bessie Fallington?" he rather eagerly suggested. "No." "Oh, well, of course, it mere s any secret about it, I don't care to hear what it was, or who said it." "There isn't any secret about it," Mrs. Harkins sweetly returned. "Mr. Hannaford told me that, every time he and I met, he ibecame thoroughly convinced that you were a man of ex cellent taste." John Harkins then shoved his hands down in liis pockets and walked out side to think it over. It has been said that speech has ...
BALLARAT WHOLESALE DAIRY PRODUCE MARKET. Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 25 April 1914
• id ALL A RAT WHOLESALE DAIRY PEOD€CE MAHKET. Thursday. Phillips and Chamberlain Teport:—But ter: Prime factory print6, 1/2; lump, 1/11; separator, ICd to 10id; dairy 8d. Eggs, 1/1. Bacon: Sides, lid; middles, 1/; ham, 1/3. Honey, 3d to 3Jd. Lard, 7Jd. Cheese, G!d to "id. 0uioii6: Brown Spanish, £8. ICew potatoes. .£5 to JX. T. J. Lawless and Co. (late ATGregor Bros.) report:—Butter: Prime factory prints, 1/2; lump, 1/H; dairy. !)d to 10U; separator, lid to 1/. 13gs, 1/4 to 1/6. Ba con: Sides, lOd to lid; middles. 1/: ham, J/3. Lard, 8d. Honey, 3Jd to 3J&lt;1. Cheese, 7id to 8d.
A PARABLE OF MODERN BABYLON. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 25 April 1914
A PARABLE OF MODERlM BABYLON. There was :i boy, and his father said unto him, "My son, wo'It to day, lor the time cometh. wliei. you nniBt leave school." And he said, "Yea, father I will study this even ing." But a churn eamo round, and In the heat of "knuckle-up" the les sons were forgotten. So on the mor row he broke down in translation, and was soundly swished; and more over, at the year"s end ho got no rrizc. Years parsed, and a great man said to him, "Young man, come round to my ollice in the morning and ) will make you my hireling, and you shall amass much weUlth." But on the morrow the youth said, "1 will go alter lunch, for my stomach crieth out for food." And so lie dal lied with the flesh-pots till 1.30. And when he showed himself at the oiiice, behold the vacancy was filled by a Scot, who pandered not to his stom ach—yea, even one v,-..o bore on his 'scutcheon, "Do it now." Then in the fulness of time the young man loved a maid, and he said: "Uehold, she is very beautiful...