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SPORTING NEWS Bowling GRAMPIANS ASSOCIATION. STAWELL DEFEATS [?]AT [Newspaper Article] — Stawell News and Pleasant Creek Chronicle — 12 February 1914
SPORTING MisWS Bowling GR&urHN8 AsSOrl .'I ION. Ktawelii Defeats niinx The mktob bkt-*otJU Stawell &o&lt;i Ararat, trbioh was pKyed on the loo 1 grei-n >ea terdiy at eroooD, reeaHert in an easy vic tory (or Btiwell by 33 pomtB. souren No 2 Rink. 8 Holnier, Yoane, Wbiteaide. Wbit lord .. .. .. ... 14 Ba'ea, Dr Matthews, Dr Philpo', WOlariDRbold .. .. 36 No 4 Riok Trend, Anderson, Barnes, Bar UMthow .. .. .. 38 Short, Mooro, T G Graoo, DeNal ly 18 No 5 Rink P ("Hringbnld, W Mitohell, 'iirter, (!h»dwiok .. .. .. 37 D Wrigbi, •• L Qrano, D H'Gib boney, Wigbt*iok ... 18 No 0 Rink & Henderson, H Henderson, L 0 Phillips, Q blit^hell ,, 28 H M'Gibbony, fliblait, Shaw, J Morris .. .. 19 115 S3
THE DOUBLE DISSOLUTION Party Tactics. [Newspaper Article] — Stawell News and Pleasant Creek Chronicle — 12 February 1914
THE DOUBLE DISSOLUTION Party Tactics. That there will be a dnubla dis aolmion within a few mon'hs is now practically eortuiti. The Senate wi'h itn over-whelming Labor majority can fliiift ih» Billn of Minist»is baok in ilinir f.icen, with every expreoflion of contempt. Whilst Ltbnr is thoroughly organ ised unci ha* (Jtfini'o aims, llio Liberal I'tvty, inevitably, tends to Hluukiicss. Its in-tnbers arr drawn from all sections of Hit* c&lt;mim'ini;y, who .ire miri'dl on the one b:inic prinoii'le that the individual Hhould be (rue, that thrro Hhnuld D"t be a new s»ifdom with the Trades Union "boss" an tlih nii>d;rn slave driver. But in orilor to organise euee--.nfiilly it is woosaary to go a little I'u ther, Tlio l-ibe/iil programme appealu to the younger 111011. and it is they who count. That programme ha« to bo scattered broadcast, and the Prime Minister, who is as earnest in the matter as the youngest of thosn De hind him, has 10 be supported in scat ering it. Absolutely ...
DISTRICT NEWS Hall's Gap. Monday. [Newspaper Article] — Stawell News and Pleasant Creek Chronicle — 12 February 1914
DISTRICT NEWS Hall's Gap. (From oar 'Correspondent). Monday. 'Ibe woek juat paat will be remembnrcd in the annals of tbe Grampian aa "BqbIi iiro Wok", for iiom HuuiUy, tho lat inst , to Halorday, thu 7.1i, oao greU battle raged betweeu kho liery olctuouto, on ibe odo hand, and Ibe lew yul inrfomittib e Iltcloraon the other, fc'Urt>ng u»>ac Hit Buwell waterworks tuoiul iu HaiI'h Q 4) 00 Sonday afteruoor>, tho life spread Jil.: 0 great uctupuo, jitf liory Umaolee floo/oU ing the Fumona orohard* ou one «ida ol lhomoaiit,Hin and lapping with arms 0/ flama tbe Homing and biUUm resiaoncsB 0* tbe other. t;. The following is a summary of tbe wiek : — Sunday, fire started, no trouble abtici patrd. Munday : flame threatened ; resident! wake ap to tbe f*ot kbul something b*d bfttHr be dono ; ouly two men uaviog t'je flame. Tuesday : golfing j-eriona, residents tu*ii out tu inaese ; Warreu'a fatm lbrenken*d ; attempt io oommonio&tr) will* Slawell by tflephoae (or belp ; lino bu...
LINTON BUSH FIRE. Brave Auctioneer's Death. Thousands of Sheep Porish. [Newspaper Article] — Stawell News and Pleasant Creek Chronicle — 12 February 1914
union bush fire. Brave Auctioneer's Deatli. Thousands of Sheep Poriab. JfrDoiiKld Stewart, of Mormot Station, was in liaifaiat on Monday night, lie u.'iJ tho buoli (jre covered be'wi't'ii li ty and pixty Jlionsnnti acres. sweeping everything ill i/B course, mid rons ing tbou-> mils of sbcop. In one sUgo the fire approBCheti in the fnrtn of » wall i!0ft high. Wlion nd viand to remain undercover, Mr A, A I. Hannah, who had sinc« cliwi from body btunH, I said, " I'm alright ; don't bother about mo ; bolt alter tho women and children." II« was then in intense agony, bid clotlus lining pruciically burm oft him. The botly und limbs were fearfully burnt. A i'oclor ivm lummoned, but bin e;ir broke down on the \\&lt;ty oiif. At Mount Emu Estatu 10,000 «heep were destroyed, sndonoibcrs proportionately less. When tho ll,tines approached Stewart's houBn he was driven in side, and with bis wife and childsen ho resigned bimsolf to being roasted alive, all nif-ans to escape bring C!i) o...
Dadswells. [Newspaper Article] — Stawell News and Pleasant Creek Chronicle — 12 February 1914
Dadswells. (From oar own Correspondent). Xhat tba north cad of the Grampian^ oh6ntd bo imfiuta from the oootirgo of fire ffbil« obbir parts aro Lornm# ia a tbiug Mmoti1 impoitible j and Uoep ap tin refutation of a minatare boll* oar asQul oobfl%itr&tiou wft'a oeen iu foil force on Kritfay afternoon and evening JFor huoj&lt;> dtj» a soiamn of biuoko on tbu wetfc side cf ibo Golion Kiugo betokened >bul danger fchalj might 'beMl ttio bi-o farmers eni lettlera on tbia oido. ' At 1 p.m. on Fcid iy lbs' flffl crooioa to tbo casiuru eido ftu i ifgmeditij^ty got under way for iia tone cf dwlracrion. Thooph Bioadved for a oUuct time by «■ Ibaodor etorm, ii Boon renewed its destrnoiive foroes and (annad by a Wfc6t>'jri bietL's swept on iu a hogo wml of fUrur, wboi0 roar was plainly board b or C rniiei away. To attempt io aneBfc its p&esagJ *va* madnei?, for nrjlbio ha f a catio :b: beat and smoUo vrao nnbuaiablo apd thosa frbo wished to attack fouu fUmtsa were...
OBITUARY. Sad Death of Young Wife. [Newspaper Article] — Stawell News and Pleasant Creek Chronicle — 12 February 1914
OBITUARY. Sad Death of Yountr Wife. Sincere and general regret wu expressed an Sunday alternoou when It becamo known tint Mib 0,' M'Queen had passed away at j quarter past A o'clock in the Hntnil. ton hospital. The deceased ladj wsa the sixth daughter of Mi Lawfence, until recently postmnstti at Hamilton and formerly of Stswell and during her rssidence here vras employed at Mr D. J. Thomas' tailoring establishment, was only yearB of age, and had only been married a fortnight, ller illnesi commenced last Monday week about 3 o-clock in the morning, when ehe complained df pains in the stomach, due, it was thought, through eating unripe apples and pork the previous evening. Drs Scott and Hayes were called in, and in consultation found thai. Mrg M'Queen was suffering from a severe attack of inflamation of the intestines. This was accom panied by retching, which brought on hemorrage. She was taken to the hospital ou Friday evening, but medical skill and nursing failed to arrest the progre...
STAWELL SCHOOL OF MINES. Visit of Mr Clarke. Industrial Classes to be Formed. [Newspaper Article] — Stawell News and Pleasant Creek Chronicle — 12 February 1914
STAWELL SCHOOL OF MIHES. Visit of Mr Clarko. Industrial Glasses to bo Formed Mr D. Claik", chief inspector 0[ Technical Schools, who paid u vjs^ lo Stawdl last week, rout the echool council in the ovenitiy, for tfin put. pose of having a iolk with thom in rcfcrenco to the Technical School, Mr Clarko pointed out thai, »[. though the Governmmu simc tim» Rgo contemplated taking over *u technical schoolc, this idnahad bs«n abandoned, and the local council •till bud fall control over the «chooU, as in tho past. lie onumeriUd the nanny advantages obtainable \\ technical eehools compared (.hone at high eobools. Ho did not baliove in technioil schools biinj made tubordinate to high schools, nor teachers for the former biing called upon to teach high school pupils. ThescUool council decideil to form industiisl classes, where biys Iron 112 years upwards would receive in. struc'ion in connection with toctaai. | cil teaching.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Stawell News and Pleasant Creek Chronicle — 12 February 1914
JUST WIIAT YOU NEfiU. Iiii^o-Tonio Villa oun ba takon fli Bj' timoa uud undor all oonclitlcno by yoni>|? and old oliko witbonfc tlio iiiigbteij rJelt, and without (longer of uDpleB^0® (cp*£ti'iicto. XjQia-Toaio Pills oofliifc ^ proocccco ct DMur?, gfvo rolloh to tb& tcwi ruroovlDg ozbaufltiop, ulok fcaudscbfi ®P° BJOoy O'bor ailmooio. Jjoxo-Topto ITu'* oro a popular pVOT v»'
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Stawell News and Pleasant Creek Chronicle — 12 February 1914
GEO SMITH & CO'S Record Sale OF Saturday, February 7. SM6AINS GALDUE. sN^eNe.-^ G. SMITH * CO. The Place whose the Goo&lt;l Hals are. MAIN STREET, ' STAWELL. Rare Values in \»KD\tS CROCKS MH> UflOWtft^R AT 3s«'.3:®g'Hj?o^Es;' Great Clearing Sale We bare tin admirable stock of Ladies Necktrare, Handkerchief*, Bags, etc, i suitable for Presen's. ' Come, S62 and be convinced of the Extraordinary Values J. M'INTOSH, Grampian House Phone 70 STOP & CONSIDER? Buy Your GROCERIES at BARKER BROS., Best Valve Given for ymr money, TR* BARKER BROS., OVN •V Beat Anything on the Market. Farmer's Haws & Bacon TAKE NO OTHER . TRAIT'S SPARKLING HOP ALE. PENHURST BUTTER ALWAYS ON" HAND. CROCKERY, TINWARE, SAUCEPANS and GLASSWARE ut Lowest Prices. ("11VE US YQUR SS5AS ORDERS AND YOU WILL DK SATIS J FIED THAT BARKER'S ONLY STOCK THE BEST AT PRICES TO SUIT EVERYBODY. BACKER BROS., MAIN STREET, (N*x> Chinch of England). XffO'S'SrOIEB.. PLEASE BO :\CT SPEAK TO THE IAN ...
PERSONAL. [Newspaper Article] — Stawell News and Pleasant Creek Chronicle — 12 February 1914
PERSONAL, Superintendent Canty made bit debut at the Stawell Court on Mon day morning, Prior to the com mencement of the business of the day, Mr E, Harrison, P.M., said it gave bim great pleasure to welcomi Mr Canty, particularly so as they had been acquainted in court work in Melbourne. He was enre Mr Canty would carry out the duties o! bis offioe vory efficiently. Mr Grano, on behalf of the Bar, said a few words of rrelcomo. Mr Canty, in acknowledgment, said be had very pleasant recollections of his aaiocif tiom with Mr Harrison when in Melbourne, and he was very'gratelu'l for the assistance that gentleman bid given bim. He also appreciated tjii other kindly worcjs of wejcpms which bad been spoken. Mr Alex. Hill, late of Moonlight Hill, Stawell, is at present spending ■ traek's holiday amonp bjo local friends. Mr Hill, who is ac« eompahied by his b'ae reqidpt) at Kookyn'e, W.A., for some yean past. After a tour of Victoria, tboy intend taking a trip to Colombo, Mr Hill having been...
THE VIRTUE OF COLD DRINKS. [Newspaper Article] — Stawell News and Pleasant Creek Chronicle — 14 February 1914
THE VIRTUE OF COLD DRINKS. Time was when the consumption of ioa-wator in the heat of summer was regarded as positively suicidal. Euro peans mado grave predictions that tlio I custom would bring about degeneration of the digestive powers of the people of this continent, leaving tho raeo clironio dyspeptics. These prophecies, however, havo not altogether beea ful filled ; and, instead, most European countries havo boon gripped by the oold drink habit. Physicians now say that cold drinks, and especially ioed drinks, are not harmful in themsolves, but, on tha contrary, wholosoino, and that any thing that cools the system during ex treme heat is likely to do good rather than harm. Instinct is, after all, a better guide than prejudice. Even the uso of ico cream at the conclusion of a meal now is regarded aa a help, rather than a hindrance, to digestion. In cooling off the stomach temporarily, tha doctors havo discovered that the re action that follows immediately bring! moro blood to Hurt...
THE POULTRY RUN. CONCERNING SHOW BIRDS. [Newspaper Article] — Stawell News and Pleasant Creek Chronicle — 14 February 1914
I ^Totjl'Fky run. I cuxckrning show birds. hooper who has mi aw C Vo"lii'me as an exhibitor of *7 must 'lake a keen interest in 1 V 'and set them in as lit a bis wf"* ' Competition is lceon - was never keener—and the miifessioual exhibitor, being alive to [ • f-ict, endeavours to catch vim eye judge by staging his birds in jilcss condition. Good condition Hvtns UP the s,low 1>oims il binl' bll| condition deadens them. Spot Iplumage, clean legs and feet, brilliant red combs and (aces, ami ' jjfbtlincss of movement are ad mired by all good poultry judges, whilst such parts of a fowl when wea ther taimed and dirty offend the eye. Respecting the training of show birds this should not be neglected loo • long' ' The object of the would-bc cx liibitor should be to get on good terms with the birds long before the latter arc entered for competition. They should be frequently taken up and stroked, should be given tit-bits held brtwcen the lingers, and their roosting places should be visite...
GENERAL CAUSES OF COLDS. [Newspaper Article] — Stawell News and Pleasant Creek Chronicle — 14 February 1914
GENERAL CAUSES OF COLDS. The infectious nature, not only of influenza, but of the ordinary cold, is fairly certain. Tlia way in which colds iu tlio head and soro throats make tlio rounds of whole families points to the porsonal contagion. The carrying of oolda by kissing has beon sufficiently emphasised, but if colds are really infectious certainly asoptic treatment is as important as it is in other infectious disorders which are not limited to ono attack. The liandkcrchiof as usually employ ed is as far from being au aseptic device as it could well bo; used ro peafcedly and thrown in a moist con dition into the same pocket, the germs must remain there from day to day, reinfecting each fresh handkerchief, and carrying contagion back to tho mucous membrano from whence it camo. As colds seem to predisposo to other attacks instead of protecting against them, nothing is more probable -than reinfection. Many an unexplained cold may bo duo to tho wearing of a gar mont for sometime disused...
MARRIED LIFE IN JAPAN. [Newspaper Article] — Stawell News and Pleasant Creek Chronicle — 14 February 1914
MARRIED LIFE IN JAPAN. When all parties are agreed to tho union, thej exchange the uino (pledge of oonsent), which', as a rule, consists of wine, dried fish, and silk. When the day for the nuptials has been decided upon, the bride sends to her future husband everything she possesses— dresses, furniture, and sometimes also a certain amount of money, which varies according to her position. These, says a lady writer, are the thirteen articles of faith a mother inculcates in her daughter before tho marriago core mony:— lirst—When you are married you cease legally to be my daughter. You must, therefore, obey your father-in law and your mother-in-law as if tlioy were your father and mother. Second.—When you are married your husband will bo your only lord and master. Be humble and polite. Strict obedience to her husband is a wife's noblest virtue. Third.—Bo always amiable towards your mother-in-law and your sister-in law. Fourth.—Don't bo jealous, for jeal ousy is not tho way of gaining a ...
A PRETTY STENCILLED BLOUSE. [Newspaper Article] — Stawell News and Pleasant Creek Chronicle — 14 February 1914
A PRETTY STENCILLED DL0U8E. Every gii'l lilses a dainty blouso, and there are ninny beauties to bo seon in tlie shop windows. Unfortunately they are too expensive for most purses. You can always buy or make a plain .cotton voile in wliito or any colour you may prefor, and st-oneil it yoursolf. Then you'll have one quite dainty and for much less money than if you wore to buy it. A pretty way IB to leave a plain strip of material down the front on wliieJi to stencil a design, and to do the collar and cuffs to match. Place tucks at either side of the front. The blouso shown is white cot ton voilo with dark heliotrope flowers and green leaves stencilled on it. It looked very effectivo and it only took about a quarter of an hour to do the stencilling.
DISTRICT NEWS Glenorcky. Friday. [Newspaper Article] — Stawell News and Pleasant Creek Chronicle — 14 February 1914
DISTRICT NSWS Glenorcky. (From oar Correspondent), Kr I fifty. Artec having (xpciienoAd ft very hob l week, we aim now having beautiful wtaibor. Like moor other parts of tho $tuto the hob woQiher oanoed maoh anxioty in tbe dietriot in ft/ard to fires breaking onti as t^ete le *uoh an abundance of ytaya this year, thrs> fenr* woro rn&li^^d cvh A flrn ot-Aited in Mr ,J..hn firyante rivor pad dock, »nd burned u tT ISlr T. Wbolan'a p*drtuok, bn wan prrv»»u*ed from pprofiding any fortuor by a nuinbo- of willing heipurs, | ooroo of wln-m waioticd it for a ooaplo of | days oDt'l qnito n-ifo, j Anotbe- flri broke oat raid bnrnod about I MX hundrnd uor-n of yrif-o bi-loi'K'n6 to Monnre Ttoltner Bron, W. G»Ioa and D. ^Villiamt) bnt w-»a «ct nudor oontrol before spreading any fnrihor. Tbe barvee'; h now completed hero and wheat. cictfuu noatly at an end, Uio gcnur&l avorase for this district has bcuu amouget ono of the beet ever obtained. The new wei^hbridtn r&lt;*c»...
TO FIGHT SLEEPLESSNESS. [Newspaper Article] — Stawell News and Pleasant Creek Chronicle — 14 February 1914
TO FIGHT SLI0KPLESSNKS9. Tho following method is describod aa ono which is almost cortnin to woo slumbor with success. On goiny i0 bod you assume a eomfortablo ulnUulo in which every rnusclo is relaxed but not tho attitude in wliioh you me uc oustomod to go to sloop, though some thing rosombling it. Every movement coughing, yawning, aro strictly ro pressed, especially tho 'deeiro to tum over. Tho samo attitude is maintained without change, constantly resisting tlio longing to move or turn over. As a rule, by tho end ol tifteon or twonty iniuutos of this persistent main tanance of tho sarao attitude, you liiul yourself growing very drowsy, and thou, just ns tho dosiro to turn ovor ho coinos absolutely uncontrollable, you turn with tho least possible effort and assume tho position in which ^you habitually go to sleop, and natural sleop follows at onco. This motkod, it ia claimed, Boldom fails, and should bo given a thorough trial at least boforo resorting to a drug to bring sleep.
DUCK SHOOTING Fine Sport at Lake Buloke, Over 1,700 Guns. [Newspaper Article] — Stawell News and Pleasant Creek Chronicle — 14 February 1914
DUCK SHOOTING Fiuc Sport at Lako Buloke, Oyer 1,700 Guns. I Notwithstanding somewhat dia j couragini; reports wliicii have come to hand from other places, t-omo splendid sport was sutured at Lilt** Biiloko nt tho oponiDg "i the J !)J J (luck Sl'ilhOIl. Many well-known district shots were p'eBcnt, and good hags were pfcunnl in most i»nt.inces. Among the most succosslul w*-ve *' Culrons-ie.' '• Oorio," nud Messrs Dell Bros., of Stawell, I The luke presented an excopd ingly pretty picture at niglr, camp iiifs ul"aming all rouni), tin throw. ing their reflections acians the dalk water. It was a sight to rem*- mber, -'o great w in the number of sports men pres"nt, tnat the Main-sir* &lt;-t of Donald was- almost complexly blocked wi b nvitoi cars at one period on iuosrlay.