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BUYING NEW IMPLEMENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 25 April 1914
BUYING NEW IMPLEMENTS. In buying new implements or ma chines, every man will be guided by his own experience or fancy. We find one man swearing by a certain make of machine, and the next neighbor by another make, both claiming that their i machine is best, and maybe it is, ac cording to conditions and usage. In considering the various points in .fa vor of any machine, one should always take into account the accessibility of each part. One has often spent an hour or more in trying to get at some part needing repair while the actual job has only taken 10 minutes to uo. A Scottish farmer recently paid a visit to a South of England cattle show, and while walking around got talking with a native farmer. Neither could well understand what the other said. The Scotsman got a little net tled at this, and put it down to the Englishman's stupidity. "Mail," he said at last, "yer cowb IilOU it* rlgllt, uml ycr cooks - oraw quite plain, but I'm lnfiiged if I cau mak* you oot."
INSIST UPON BETTER ROADS. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 25 April 1914
INSIST UPON BETTER ROADS. Better roads are essentia! to better living as well to the farmer's com fort and convenience. They are essen tial to the reasonable pleasure of his family. Good roads mark the stand ing of every community. The greatest objection to living in the country is the difficulty of getting about. You must get aibout if you properly market your crops, iE you are to keep your machinery in order, if you send your children to school, if you go to church or attend meet ings. These are not little fllings. They are matters of vital importance. Dad roads impose the heaviest tax on a farmer that lie pays, and he is cer tain to pay for it, whether he knows it or not. He pays it in the wear and tear of all. his vehicles, lie pays it in the additional labor imposed upon his stock. He pays through the labor or self-denial of his family. .Therefore, work for better roads as jou -would work-to put out » firo in your barn. Study the best methods for building and maintaining better...
Unintentional Frankness. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 25 April 1914
Unintentional Frankness. The Bishop of London, who has been "going lor" music-hall immor ality. recently told a story of a visit he paid to Buckingham Palace to see King Edward. As he was going in lie passed the late Lord Salisbury coming out, but the statesman did not seem to know him. In the course oC conversation he mentioned the meeting to King Ed ward. "Oh, Lord Salisbury never recog nises anybody," replied the King, and going to a bureau lie took out a now photograph ol' himself and handed it to the Bisliop. "What do you think of that?" he asked. "A very excellent likeness, sir!" re plied the Bishop. "Well," said the King, "when 1 showed it to Salisbury he looked hard at it for a minute and then said: " 'Poor Buller! I wonder if he is really as stupid as he looks?' "
ILLABAROOK. OBITUARY. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 25 April 1914
ILLAllAUOOiv. OBITUARY. "The funeral of the Jato Margaret Mar I lim.oli, the much esteemed daughter of I Mr and Mrs J. Rizzoii, took place on Monday at the Rokcwood Cemetery, and -was largely attended. The Rev. K M. JBaird, of Crcssy, officiated at the house and grave. The coffin-bearers were Messrs A. Wallace, D. Wallace, J. Coll -yor, and J. Baillie; and the pall bearers Messrs O. Stanbrook, M. Cahill. E. Crane, J. M'Carthy. J. M'Callum. A. M'Callum, ilev. Mr 1'ugli, Messrs W. Chatham, T. Simpson, and \V. P. Thomas.
THE PRODUCER'S POINT OF VIEW. What Is Farm Management? [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 25 April 1914
THE PRODUCER'S POINT OF VIEW. What !s Farm Management? What/is fi'nn management? How is it to appli't! i i farm problem;; as a method of work in their solution? ir it is not a definite method of solving farm problems, it is not worth while to pursue its study. The term litis a definite significance; it is a distinct method of attacking individual farm problems.. It signifies a well-ordered jusiness; a clearly-defined system of •on.-luci.ing farm operations under a lartieular set of conditions. There is 10 more important problem before the 'arm'.:is ill tins State than that of nulli ng his farming more profitable. This lannot he done without a more com plete and detailed knowledge of the business on individual farms. How does farm management help .is to this knowledge? Farm manage- - aient in a word is the application of so'und principles, good judgment and jooncmic rules to the business of "arming. In order to emphasize th> Importance of prolit and to ensure the .securing of a re...
District News. SCARSDALE. HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 25 April 1914
Disuici news. SCARSDALE. HOKTICUIA'llKAL SOCIETY. At a largely-attended meeting of mem ""2>er« of the Seaisdnlo Horticultural So ciety it was decided to hold the an imal slio\v on the lGth May. Several aicv features luivo boon added to tlio jiropranmie. nml a first-class exhibition is being looted foruaixl to. Mr IF. C. Japp lias been elected president. Miss •Carrie 11. Young secretary, and Misa .1. 3Ueilly assistant secretary."
A VICAR'S "DRINK POINTS." [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 25 April 1914
A VICAR'S "DRINK POINTS." The Rev. George Denyer, vicar- of St. Paul's Church, Blackburn, issued some novel "drink points" in his parochial letter for November, lie stated:— The man who can afford to get drunk is too rich. The best thing to keep In the beer bottle la the cork. If you get the best of whisky it will gfit the best of you. The man who tried to drown his sorrow in drink found that it could swim. It costs a mail more to nave a seat in a public-house than to have a seat in the church. It takes a long time to age whisky, hut it won't take long for whisky to age you. Forty women are a delusion: on&lt;; v-'oman is a snare. Beauty is as Inseparable from truth as fragrance from a rose.
ROKEWOOD. MECHANICS' INSTITUTE. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 25 April 1914
ROKEWOOD. MECHANICS' INSTITUTE. The Mechanics' committee met on Saturday night; the president (Mr 3D. Cameron) in the chair. An ap plication from the librarian for a short holiday was granted. A re quest from the Empire Day Celebra lion committee for the use of the liall for rehearsals was favorably considered; no charge to be made. The secretary submitted a report and balance-sheet, which showed' 3hat the Easter Monday ball was a great success. The funds of the institution were in a very satisfac tory state. GUN CLUB FORMED. There was a large attendance at a meeting held in the Kokewood Me chanics' Hall on Saturday evening fox the purpose of forming a gun club. Mr G. II. A. Staubrook oc cupied the chair, and the following officers were appointed:—President, Mr G. H. Stanbrook; vice-presi dents, Messrs C. James and A. Camm; secretary and treasurer, Mr W, S. Chatham ; referee, Mr Jas. 13erry; committee, Messrs John M'Callum, Geo, Oates. W. Statton, J. Berry, Cos. Fleming, G. II. A. S...
DEREEL. SALE OF GIFTS. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 25 April 1914
SALE OF GIFTS. A very successful sale ol guts was ~2ield in the Dereel Church Hall, in aid of 4lio Church of England, ou Thursday and Friday evenings. Mrs Read, wife qf Dr Bead, of Rokcwood, performed the open ing ceremony in a neat speech. The Rev. TV. E. Fugh also spoke. Songs and ' re citations were given by the local talent !>otti evenings. A child's hat, mado and given by Mr T. Harrison, of Ballarat, was drawn tor, and won by Mrs R. Jackson. .A mantel drape, hand-painted, and given liy Mr E. Leviston, fell to Mrs J. Lawless, and an accordeon, gift of Mr Sutton, of Ballarat, was secured by Mr A. Camm; a jfat sheep, donated by Mr J. Everett, was iron by Mrs W. James; a bag of oats, gift of Mr T. Everett, was secured by Mr "W. Arnold. Tho following ladies and gentlemen assisted:—Mesdames Everett, J)alton. Thornton, Jackson, Misses Ar nold, Harrison, Messrs Jackson, Everett, .and Arnold. A hearty voto of thanks -iras moved by Mr Jackson, seconded by Mr G. Everett, and carried wi...
STEAMER FOUNDERS BELIEVED TO HAVE TURNED TURTLE. THREE LIVES LOST. HOBART, Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 25 April 1914
STEAMER FOUNDERS BELIEVED TO IIAVE TURNED TURTLEi. THREE LIVES LOST. IIOBAUT, Thursday. The JLiion Canal and Peninsular Com pany's steamer lluon, 73 tons, laden with about 20(10 eases of l'ruit from tho canal I iiorts for Hobart, foundered in the D'lin troeasteau Canal this afternoon. Three passengers were-drownod. The remainder were rescued by tho motor-, boat lSxeella, which was closo by at tho time of tho accident. Tho victims were: — Mrs William Dillon, Hobart. Charles Billon, four years, her eon. Mrs Annie Fish, Oatlands. The Ituon had a full cargo, which' was mostly on deck, and she carried eight pa.-*vngers and a crow of 10. Tho sur vivors were brought to llobart. Mrs Fish lost her life in a gallant ef fort to save her son, Clement, nine years of ago. Tho lad is among tho sur vivors, being rescued by a sailor. Peoplo on the J&ceella Bay tho vessel had a heavy list, and turned turtle, sup posedly through those on board crowding on one side. The water was as calm us a m...
SMYTHESDALE. MILITARY DRUM AND FIFE BAND. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 25 April 1914
SMYTIIESDALE. MILITARY DRUM AND FIFE BAND. A committee meeting was held at the band-room on Thursday nfght, when thera were present:—Messrs Cates (i), O'Bern, Davies, Baddeley, aud Kuight. Bandmaster P. Coates occupied the chair. Correspondence was read from Mr J. Chatham, M.t*. granting his patronage and forward ing a cheque for 10s 6J, which was received with thanks. The follow ing officers were appointed :—Trea surer, Mr George Morter, jnr.;. Ser geant-Major, Mr Norman^ Davies Band-Sergeant, Mr Charles Knight; Staff sergeant, Mr Edward Badde ley; Band-corporal, Mr Louis Tud denham-, Committee, Messrs P. Coates, B. V. C. W. Coates, P. E. T. Coates, 8. V. H. Coates, G. Morter, F. Morter, E. Baddeley, C. Knight, H. O'Bern, S-. H. Davies; collectors, five were appointed to canvas .for donations. Receipts for the month towards the funds totalled £2 12a 6d. One" member was granted one month's grace. Caps and uniforms "will be issued as soon as available. All new members joining will be...
THE CHARM. I. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 2 May 1914
THE CHARM. By Maud Douglas. I. "Can't think what the women is a eeiiling to nowadays," said Jim Brace, with an air of moody disgust; "time was when they knew a good chance when it come in their way, an' was, xt-hat a young captain as I once sailed under, who 'ad a strong turn of the poet in 'im, used to say, 'grate ful for a good man's love,' but now— lor! They're that saucy, an' that flighty, that they'd flirt with any think!" "Aleaning Nancy O'Brien," put in Tom Wood, meaningly; "well, they're all alike, are the lasses, an' she's a partic'ler neat little party, is Nancy; it's haraly to be wondered at that she thinks a lot ol' herself, an' doesn't jump into a man's arms." "Well, in course, if she wasn't ' something a bit out of the common I ' shouldn't be wanting to throw my self away upon her, should I?" said Brace, in a tone denoting more than ! a touch of indignation. "What could she be wanting more than she'd get in me? Here 1 am, in the very prime 0 'life, never been out of a ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 2 May 1914
ECZEMA. Mrs. ELIZABETH'ROBINS, of 256 Gougcf Street, Adelaide, S.A., writes the story of her terrible suffer ings, 24/12/12. Eight years she was a martyr to the agony of Eczema, until she received relief from the almost ceaseless pain of this awful affliction through the use of The voluntary offering of this remark able letter by Mrs. Robins is evidence itself o! her gratitude, and it isal>i> proof tliat in cases where the blood • i« impure mid skin disease is in tensities by this condition, the blood purifying jumcis of Clements Tonic arc rapidly asserted. CLEMENTS TON'IC LTD., "Your medicine has been a great blessing to me. 1 suffered with Eczema for eight years ; my legs were swollen to ao awfu! size and covered with watery blisters that would keep on breaking. All that time I was con fined to my home, never being out except when taken to the hospital. They declined to take me in and pro nounced me incurable. Your medicine was recommended to me by Nurse Grace/ who said it w...
Orange Blossoms. ROWARTH—CARR. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 2 May 1914
Orange Blossoms. R0WA11TH—CARR. The Church of England at Dereel .was the scene of a pretty wecldiug on Wednesday, April 22nd, when Mieg"Violet Grace Civrr, fourth eldest daughter of Mr Malcolm Carr, was united in matrimony to Mr Charles Thomas Rowarth, of Beaufort. The Rev. "W. E. Pugh officiated. The cbureh had been nicely decorated by the friends of the bride, and an arch-was formed over the altar in white, relieved with ivy leaves. A large white wedding bell was sus pended from the centre, and the in itials of the bride and bridegroom were shown at points of vantage. The bride—who is a general favor ite—was given away by her father, and was" very handsomely attired in a dress of cream silk transparent1 resilda with lace, coatee of overnet and crepe de chene sash, and a beautifully worked veil, with the usual wreath. She was attended by her eisli r. Miss Daisy Carr. who looked very charming in a dreES of white embioidered voile, with white sash, and wore the bridegroom's gift, a g...
CYCLING. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 2 May 1914
CYCLING. Frank Kramer, the wonderful American rider, who is racing in Europe, has en joyed a marvellous succession of vic tories which, according to .the Yankee papers aro " growing tiresoino to the Parisians, who want contests instead of runaways." Some of his rocent wins are the match with the pace-follower Lapize, the Consul-General's prize, when he van quished Ellegaard, Dupro and Friol; a victory in a tandem race with Pouchois, while at Brussels, in 100 kiloms. Inter national Teams Race, with Venhouwaert as partner, ho proved himself a stayer, the pair riding in fino stylo throughout, and winning comfortably. •' |
COURSING. BERRINGA CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 2 May 1914
COURSING. "BEIMiiING.-V CLUB. The Berringn Fox-terrier Coursing Club lipid a successful meeting on Satiinlay .aftnnioon in the Recreation Reserve. The judges were ll-essrs H. Woodward and U. O'Brien, ami Mr M. Stapletoirofficiatod as slipper. The results were:— Sweepstake No. • 1: »T. , O'Donnell's Sparkle, 1: M.~Gul'hrieVWilliam- Tell, 2. Sweepstak&lt;vNo. 2:- 5I\ Gutlirie's William Tell, 1; .T. St'apleton's M'Culjbii]. 2. Sweepstake No. 3: ir. Guthrie's William Tell, 1; D. Black's ..Tacko, 2.
FORTUNES MADE FROM BOXING. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 2 May 1914
FORTUNES MADE FROM BOXING, Interesting information is given in "How to Become a Boxer" regarding earnings of men who have won laur els in the ring. Packy M'Farlanc1, it is stated, was discovered to have box ing talent when working at the age of fifteen in the Chicago packing yards. Before he had reached the age of eighteen he had taken part in no few 'er than eighteen professional con tests, all of which he won. He is not twenty-five years of age yet, but he has accumulated a fortune of about sixty thousand pounds. Battling Nelson, after twelve years of lighting had a bank roll of £40,060, which grew pretty rapidly during the five years which followed until he re tired. Freddie Welsh, it is conjectured, has "tucked away more than £20,000," and George Carpentier, the French, idol, has, though not yet twenty, put aside somewhere near £20,000. The gross earnings of Jack Johnson . | between December 26th, 1908, and I July 4th, 1912, are computed to be over £100,000. From the Jeffries co...
OLD POETS. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 2 May 1914
OLD POETS. - If I should live in a forest And sleep underneath a tree, No grove of whispering saplings Would make a home for me. I'd go where the old oalcs gather, Serene and cood and strong, And they would not sigh and trem' le And vex me with a song. The pleasantest sort of poet Is the poet who's old and wise, With an old white beard, and wrinkles About his kind old eyes. For these young flibbertigibbets A-rhyming their hours away, They won't be still like honest men And listen to what you say. The young poet sireams forever About his sex and his soul, But the old man listens and smokes his pipe And polishes its bowli I There should be a club for poets Who have come to seventy year. They should sit in a great hall, drink ing. Red wine and golden beer. They would shuffle in of an evening, Each one to his cushioned seat, And there would be mellow talking And silence rich and sweet. There is no peace to be taken With poets who are young. For they worry about the wars to be fought And...
[?] RACES AT SCARSDALE. ANNUAL MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 2 May 1914
.cl'iJi iiiiy. RACBS ATSGAKSDALE. ANNUAL MEETING. ■Tho-annual meeting of tho Searsdale iin&lt;l Smytlicsdalc Race Club Was held on Monday afternoon. Atmospherical con ditions were wintry, and a drizzling lain continued throughout the afternoon, which made out-of-door outings nono too nleasant. The gathering included Hum Mrs of visitors from the surrounding district, as well as a. good representation of liallarnt turfites. Tho president, Air .1. Creed, was a host in himself, and the secretary. Sir J. Egan, carried out his duties ably and well. The other officials were:—Vice-presidents, Messrs J. Burke, J.'Till, 0. l'ender, F. Young; treasurer, Mr .1. Macka.v: judg?, Mr L. Foley; start er, Ai r Al . Newton ; . clerk of-course, Mr 0. Wilson; cleric of scales, Mr F. Youii''; pony measurer, Mr N. Carnegie; handi capper,- Sir ..T. Lyons;, stewards, Messrs W. Patoji,. C. Pender, M. M'C'arthy, 11. ,1 epp, L. Ueitze. II. Sharp. W. Abbott, C. Christie, M. Roach, and D. Porter. Racing ...
A GREAT ENGINEERING WORK. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 2 May 1914
A GREAT ENGINEERING WORK. The completion of the Los Angeles aqueduct, says the '"Scientific Ameri can," marks the successful ending of an arduous struggle with nature in its most rugged aspects of mountain 'and desert, and with powerful and subtle private interests for the pos session of a priceless supply of water. The ten aqueducts of ancient Rome were marvels of engineering skill and durability; but their construction stretched over a period of five cen turies, against the eight years that have elapsed since the Los Angeles aqueduct was first proposed, and the length and dimensions of the ancient Roman aqueducts bear no comparison with that of modern Los Angeles. The longest of the Roman aqueducts was 62 miles, while the Los Angeles aque duct is 254 miles in length, from the fntake on Owens River to the city limits of Los Angeles. The irrigation aqueducts of the Inca Indians ol' an cient I'eru, one of which was 360 miles long, are among the wonders of the world, especially so whe...