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COMMERCIAL. MERCURY Office, Tuesday evening. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 25 February 1914
0OMMEROIAL, MMlaouny Office, Tuesday evenlg,1 WHOLUSALE, R]TILA, Flour, 80/I124 Flour, Lou so, bag Chaff, £3 1!]18 Fresh Buttes, dary, Fresh butter, 9d 8d; Factory, ]1/1 Faotnry, 1/3 Egg)S, 8 Egla, 9'! Bloacon, 1/1 Baoon, 1/2 hoeese, 8,1 heeseo, 10d 1Pollard, £5 per ton Pollard, 1/3 Bran, £5 per ton Bran, 1/3 Potatoelj 4/ Potatoes, 1/6 per qr
PROPOSED BRIDGE OVER THE RICHARDSON. DISCUSSED BY THE DUNMUNKLE SHIRE COUNCIL. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 25 February 1914
PROPOSED BRIDGE OVER THE RICHARDSON. DISCUSSED BY THE DUNMUNKLE SHIRE COUNCIL, At the February moeting of rho Dun. munklo Shire Council, a communication was read from Mr, Jae Comming, Rich Avon West, stating that a joint meeting of ratepayers had deolded that the best phece for the bridge across the Richardson river was on the road near the rifle range, and that the councll be asked to join with the Kara Kara Shire Oouncil in having the bridge onostructed ; also that the Water Supply Department be asked to assist fnilacially,-Cr Gibson said If this bridge was constructed it would, In addition to the Water Commisaton's bridge and Gothrie's Bridge, make the third bridge over the river within three miles.--r. Petering said the North riding counolllors attended a publio meeting at Benyana and Inspected the three siteos, The meeting adjourned and a majority later on deoided In favor of Reseigh's Bridge, After the weir was built the river would not be passable at the present crossings., A...
NATURE'S EMIGRANTS. Some Curious Habits Indulged in by Nature. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 25 February 1914
'l e. 15'8 EMIGRANT .I orne:.e firious Habits Indulged In by Nature, Emigration is a habit indulged in by every conceivable form of life, andL .s not, as might be lup)os1o3, conlinled :o mankind and a few )ieecies of birdn, Wherever we turn in nature we find ??s command to "move on" perpletul ally being obeyed, For Instance, certain butterflies in Europe emigrate almost annually, F'a millar garden species, such as the red admiral, painted lady, or lpeacock, often fly all the way from the South of France. In America there is a huge tawny and black and white butterfly that takes vast flights across the Pacilic, covering sometimes as much as 2000 miles in its endeavor to colonise in new lands, This is a prodigious dis. tance for so frail a creature to go, and it is not to be wondered at that sail ors have sometimes seen them falling in scorOe into the sea from shleer ox. haustion. Cattle, and some carnivorous beastu, such as the tiger and lion, emigrate very little, but have been known...
PIGEON HOMING. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 25 February 1914
PIGEON HOMING. The second of a Reoris (f pigeon homing ennipeiltionl, under the auspioes of the Vi'torlian Homing Association, took place on Siturdy lmorning lIas, when about 1.000 youpg birds which had never raced before were liberated at the St. Arnaud railway lsation between 11 and 11 30 by Mr. Thompson, ofliuoll convoyer of the Iasocistion. The birds wore brought from Melbourne by train the previous (lay, and of cnores were well cared for preparatory to the long flight to the lofts of their roe Ipetilve owners, who belong to suburban cluba in Melbourne, Altneether nine clubs were represented In this race, and eAch club's oonsiRnment was liberated at intervals of about three' minutes, The movements of each set of pigeons were very interesting as the birds wore let free, Risint high up itto the air they olroled round until they got their bearings, And then they struck a line for home. The convoyer is very thankful to Mr, lMeyers, who gave valuable assislanoo In llberating the pige...
THINGS REVERSED. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 25 February 1914
THINGS REVEIISED, Either the Japanese people do every hilng backwards, left-handed, and up silo down, or we do. In Japan you see a man planing; he pulls the plane towards hitm. You notice a black smith at work; he pulls the bellows with his feet, while he is holding and hammering with both hands, He has several irons in the 1ire, and keeps his dinner-pot boiling with the waste (lane. The cooper holds the tub with his toes. All of them sit down when they work, ow strange! Thiles is 'an important difference between a European and an Asiatic. Why is it that we do things contrariwise to the Japanese? They call our pennmanship "crab-writing," because, they say, it is going backwards! In a Japanese stable we find the horse's flank where we look for his head. Japanese screws screw the other way. Their locks thrust to the left; ours to the right.
BOROUGH WATER TRUST. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 25 February 1914
BiOROUGH WATER TRUST. ·- T'lhb ordinary tmeoetIgl of theo St, Arnad liorough Wat?Vortt)k l T'erust was hold on lotnday nilhlt, when there wore present ---Comis, (irig (ulIairman), Miatnallsok, Sloa4no, rowe,, bI l Ian, sont, Corbett, 1'Uluas1han, jun,, lM'Kuechnie, Reed, and Stratonh ,?lnt.ttrO.N i) EN I t., Frint the Sta;to Rivers and Water Supply Conttniaioun, forwarding reoorde of staff readiings ?ta con?entca o[ '1,oddlingtone resler volr and of the Rtlway I)Jin,.?-Reoedved, Froin (1. ?UpgttiL, ao, St. Amalnd bracol AN, A., pnoltestiigl bgaitiet valuationi of lnd situated at coronr of tlMhlahoI and?d lRaglan etreets, and ioii nrly oonpliod by Mr, hl'lthito as a tiimler yard, hut now unuocu' pied,-.FReferred to lianueu ucotnitlee for report. F'rom? State Rivtur al \\'ater Supply Co(nisal?in, ro preLroelliie aotuL (pt ielBat lon futndl.-'1.lerred to tloluc?r, I I.NANtI:, Accounil alttoutllitig to £30 Wele pitd for paiyment, The tre?Uaner repotted it credit balaio~ of £414/8i/9. -A...
RAINFALL. A COMPARATIVE STATEMENT. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 25 February 1914
RAINFALL. A COMPARATIVE, STATE~ 111MNT, - 191101 1911 1121 1018 191 Jan. 1'74, '11 .05 '03 047 Feob . . 00 '73 1 1'07 1.07 March 4'42 l'01 i'D 2'50 April., "28 'I '15 37 1'0 May .., 8'05 2'06 '28 2'24 June,,, 2'10 2'74 2'20 1907 July ,.., 3'07 1'45 3'07 1'01 Auguus 1'82 '61 I1'46 1'0 Sopb,.. 2'85 3'13 4'11 2'10 Oot. ,,, 1'13 '52 0'44 1'80 Nov,... 100 '00 1'43 0'38 Deoo. '50, 1'0 301 0.02 TO In. 123.07 ! 19052! 18*'64 0'10
FAULT-FINDING RARELY DOES GOOD. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 25 February 1914
FAULT.FINDING IARELY DOE3 GOOD. When will women, especially iamny excellent women, realise that fault. finding rarely doesi good? Too much criticism nlwayc is harmful; indeed. a little of it is often more than enough. A wife's inliuence and her care are most effective when exercised in the constant and conscientious; perform. ance of her own duty without refer. Ouco to what her husband may or may not do, and in the unmbodlment in her bolf of loving?, Itro, and truthful we manhood.
BOROUGH COUNCIL. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 25 February 1914
BOROUGH OOUNOIL; The ordinary mnoottnu of the St. Arnaud Borough Counoil wai held in the Counoil Chambers, Town Hall, on Monday eveninlg, there being present: Crn, Rowe (Mayor), Manallack, Sloana, Straton, Grigg, OCuortt, M'Glashan, M'tKechnle and Reed, CORRESPOND)CNCBt From J. W, Pennlingtlon, MI,.A., acknbrledging receiolpt of council's coin, monicartone bearing on the Amendment of Thistle Act, road at rear of school, and ore Mr. Dick, As requested, each of these matters would receive bhi attention,-- Reueived, bErnm the Education Depsrtlment, per J. W. Pennington, M.L A., Intlmatlog that It had been dclided to plroclalmh th Hllgher Elementary School at 13', Araud as a Dlstrlot High Sohool,---Rt'eoived, and a vote of thanks p's?ed to Mr. Pennington for the stle at ? had taken in thi Imatter. From the Poistaert -neral's I)Dp rt. mentt, to the -ffect that 10 telereaph poletb wore to be ereoted on the Charlon ti rtad, bet ween Mss're I', U, 1Blen,;owe's and W. Milehell's rasidonces, ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 25 February 1914
Ipooal Advortiomonnts. JAS. ROWE & SONS, BEG TO ANNOUNCE SPECIALS FOR FEBRUARY, Guns, Oartridges, and ,Shooting Requisites HOLLIS GUN, WITH ROSS0 BOLT, £6. Hollhe Gun, with orose bolt and pigeon barrels, £7/10 Genuine Hollio Guns, with ordinary fastener, £4/1716 and £8/10 S Stevens' Single Barrel Gun, 22/6 Stevens' Single Barrel Guu, with automatio ejector, 265 Stovena' Single Barrel Gun, automatio ejector, Nitro, special steel barrel, 40/ and 45/ . \V W. Greener'n " Dominion " Hammer Gun, $10/10 WV, W. Greener's " Empire " Hemmnorless Unn, £12/10 S Ionehill Guns at all prices. A real bargain--llonehill OGa, with orone bolt, a real beauty at £4/17/6 Clatbrough and Johnston's Hammer Guns at £0/15 and 7/115 Clarbrongh and Johneton'e Hammerless Gun, £11/1i Sharion's (English Haunmerlesa Gun, £9/10 CARTRIDG ES CARTRIDGES CARTRII)GES Black 'owder, loaded by Kynook'e, 1/9 packet " Aer " SmokeloaU Powder, best value ever Imported, 2 pasket S Kynoonok'e Job Cartridges, Smokeless Pow...
COURSING. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 25 February 1914
OOURWINO. Mr. O3oar Aaohe'u Once Australia won the Waterloo Plato in England last woek, the victory being worth 76 sove, She also seoures 10 sove. for winniug oun course in the Waterloo Cup, She led in all her trials, defeat. nug Tw'insot and Toddington Weir prior to disposing of Fasb 8'w in the deciding course. The London " Sports. nman" utates thab Oneoo Aubralia's viotory was quite sparkling, while S8Sporting Lifo" refers to b1 as having been handsomoly won,
RACING. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 25 February 1914
RAOINQ. Th: Y,A T O, Autumn raoing oimy paign was brought to a coono'uion at Oaulfield on Saturday. The prinoipsl raco.--the 'futurity Stakes-.was won in good otyle by Brattle, a 12 to 1 chanct, Oider was only heaten for drat honora by a neck, Rlathle and Royal Laddio ran a dead heat for third place. Thero were 16 etartero, the favorita being Audacity at 5 to 1 againot, The other race reuulted : Sc, Clair Trial--Uprihtb, 1; Amnat,, ; K,,n Loch, 3 AIma Stakeoa--RUaheen, 1; LEcoopp, 2; Van Bieno, 3 Woodoliff Handi?ap--Sr., Vano, 1; Loch Anmou, S; Atorn and Oht Chi tied for third. Stanley Stoepleulhaee-Oamnaadc , I ; Enohanted Statet, 2 ; The Miuer, 3. Iawkeburn Handicap-Gold Brow, 1 ; Averea, 2; Oweonee, K. The principal winneru at the meetitng wore-Meaars, Bolton and Booth, whose oheque amounted to £1,800 (£1 700 for the Futurity Stuake,, and £100 for nomli. natiug the winner of that race),
GET OUT! YE LOVER-SNEERERS. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 25 February 1914
GET OUTI YE LOVER.81 (R . By an Optimist. The cheerless company of cackling croakers has got its knifo flush into the modern young man. Unlike Caesar's wife, the poor chap Is blamoworthy in everything he does, if he dares to smile, the country is im. mediately going to the dogs; if he goes about with a long face, lhe is held uDl as an awful example of the naluby. pambyisnl of the age. lie is, in short, an encumborance upon the face of the earth. Even his ambition, or lack of ambi tion, to marry is not sacred, If he shows no signs of wishing to enter the bonds of matrimony, he is forth. with denounced as a selfish brute, who is evading his moral and proper obligations to the State, and who should, therefore, be taxed. If, on the other hand, ho falls in love with a girl, and wants to make her his wife, he is everlastingly told that he Is 1an imbecileO , and that he is onl the high road to endangering, if not actu ally ruining his prospects in life. This last contention is a very favor...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 25 February 1914
a>ýsilaoss fi'tiuoon. " VICTORIAN Producers' Co Operative Co. Ltd. Head Oflue-493 Colline.ot., Melbourne. Orain Shed-WIlliametown, Wool, Hide, and Skin Stores, DAIRY PRODUCE. Stook Salue-Molbournu, tIondigo, Sun. bury and Nagtmbio. Land, Estate, and lueurauoo Agents. Bag~, Manures, Oils; Twine, Gro. cories, fa, foa, 4, ENQUIRIES INVITED, ROYAL MAIL STEAMERS LEAVE MELBOURNE EVERY ALTERNATE WEELK FO!&lt; MARSEILLES & LONDO Cnlling at Adelaide, Franmutle, Colombo, Aden, Port Said, Gibraltar, Plymouth en route With permiuim n to call at Brindii FIRST and SECOND Saloon only Return Ticket to Europe available for Two Years RATES OF PASSAGE MONEY To FREMANTLE Sintle £7 I0s. to £9 10s. Return £ 11 0.. to £14 5s To COLOMBO Single £27 10, to £34 2.. Return £40 14., to £50 12., To BOMBAY and CALCUTTA Si?le £29 14,. to £37 8,. Return £44 to £56 2s. To MARSEILLES Single £39 12. to £78 2., Return £66 to £116 12,, O To LONDON Sihle £41 16,. to £82 10s. Return £69 6s, to £123 4s, ...
TRAIN UP A CHILD. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 25 February 1914
TRAIN UP A CHILD. Irresolution in dealing with child, rtn in fraught with dangorous lessgi. bilitcs,. For your own sake and the nako of the child be firm. Whatever you think proper to grant a child lot it be granted at the flirst word, with out entreaty or prayer, and, above all, without making conditions. Grant it with pleasure, refuse with reluctance, but lot your refusal be irrovocable; let no importunity shako resolution; let the word "No," when once proe nouncod, be a wall of brass, which n child, after he or sho has tried his or tier strength against it halt a dozen timos, shall never more endeavor to shakeo.
WHAT THEY SAY. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 25 February 1914
WHAT THEY SAY. What the father says.,-Which side must I stand on when I give her away? What tho mother says.-I do hope the caterer will not be late with the breakfast. What the sister says.-I flatter my. self I am the best looking of the eight bridesmaids. What the crowd says.-I-Iooray. That's 'or! Oh, ain't 'o a guy? What the old friend of the family gays.-I have known him, too, since ih was so high. That was nigh upon forty years ago. What the besoat man says.--naccus tomed as I am to public upoaking. What the bride says.-Good-bye, my own darling mamma and papa, and- Eimmy, dear; ploaso do see the things are all right before weo, start. What the bridegroom says.-.Thanli goodness, it's all over.
LOCAL TELEPHONE EXCHANGE. LIST OF SUBSCRIBERS. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 25 February 1914
LOOAL TELEPHONE EX" OHANGE. " ~-»-~-+ LIST Ol SUBSCRIBERS, NAME, No. Avoey, Mrs. A. F. ... ... 87 Bank of Now South Wales ... 77 Bank of Victoria ... ... 76 Bennwtt, Dr, J. H. ... ... 27 Boll & Lorimor ... ... 14 Blakoloy, A. B. ... .. 56 Blencowo, F. 0, .... ,, 66 Bliuo, W. R.... ., ..,, 61 Borouhl Otloeoo, Town Hall ... 51 Bray, . .. .. , ... 04 Bray, L e. ... ... ... 91 Broon, Misa . .. ... 104 Broadbont Bros. ,,, ... 42 Oomotory ... ... ... 69 Clover, F. P. , .. ... 34 Cocklhurn, G. A, .. .. 81 Cooper, R ,J. ,, ,,, 68 Convent of Meroy ... ... 45 Cougle, A. J. (with extenelon to private house) ... .. 11 Orone, JaB, .,. . . ... 37 Darcy, Mro. ... ,, ,,, 89 Davison, Rev, J, W , .. , 07 Davieo, F. E. ... ... 44 Dickinson, R, ,,, ,,, 57 Divola, A. .. ... .. 31 Doyle, Rev. G. ... ... 23 Dunkloy, BH W. (office) ... 3 Dunkley, H. W. (resldence) ... 17 Dunlop, Mrs. P. A. ,,, ... 97 Edliwatre H,H '. .., ... 6 Edwaids, H. 'T. (private honeo)... 8 Edwards, Emily .., .. 35 Estate A. ...
MELBOURNE. PERSONNEL OF PARLIAMENT. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 25 February 1914
MELBOURNE, ~---4- - (From our own Corsespondent), PEtRONNEL' OF PARI!AU~NT. The units of theLegislative Assembly having been dealt with, it is pertinent toview thooomposition of that Obhamber as a whole, In tho- srioe of individual articles that have been published an honest endeavor has been made to pro. sent each member in hle politioal habit aso he lives, to nothing extenuate nor to set down ought in malice, If only for the sake of the dignity of the State Parliamont it is to ho hoped that the readers of those artioles will have gathered that there is little, if any, ground for the opinion expressed oen". eionally that the State Legiolative Institution of the present day is do cadent, that it will not hear favorable comparison with the Parliaments of say, 15 or 20 years ago, If a careful, unbiassed and non-partisan review of the work done from se?sion to session be taken, it intut in all fairness .be conceded that State Parliawonts from the time of the initiation of the Oommonwea...