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BALLARAT LIVE STOCK MARKET. Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 2 May 1914
BALLARAT LIVE STOCK MARKET. Tuesday. Tat cattle: 174 cattle was to-day's yard ing, about one-third being good to prime quality, balance comprising all classes. Tlio attendance of buyers was a full one, and competition throughout was active, values all wind being fully equal to l;.«t week's highest rates, closing with a de cided upward tendency. Qnotat on»; — Prime pens bullocks, .£14/10/ to .£15/10, ; «xtra do, to .£16/12 6; good iK>ns bullocks, ill, 10/ to .£13; medium, .£9/10/ to JL10/1U/; best cows, to .£11; extra, to .£12.'j/. Aver ages:—Mr W. O. Read, VFarleigh, Alvic, 10 bullocks JCl.r>/9,9; Mr Don I?ead, Mcl 7'osp, Bceac. 12 bullocks, £14/12/; Mr A. .1. Simpson, Gazette Estate, Penshurst, 10 bullocks, .£14/0/; Mr W. V. Manifold, 1'ur l-umbete, Camperdown, 10 bullocks, £12 18/; Mr A. II. Baiid, Woodlands, War ning, 4 bullocks X12,7;G, 17 heifers (light weights) .£7/8/4; Mr T. Longmire sert.. Moorookyle, 4 bullocks (lightweights! JtO, 8 lieifei-s (lightweights) .£7/11/7. ...
District News. DEREEL. LIBERALISM. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 2 May 1914
Disirlci news. DEREEL. LIBERALISM. Miss Lamg Mason, organiser of the People's Party, addressed a largely-at tended meeting at the Church hall, Dereel on Wednesday ovening. Visitors were present from Illabarook, Werneth, Roke wood, and Enfield. Mr A. J. M'Laehlan occupied the chair. Miss Meason dealt exhaustively with the present political situation in the Federal Parliament, and urged the Liberals to organise their for ces, and re-capture the Ballarat seat. A social followed, at which songs were given by Miss May Arnold, Messrs A- J. M'Laehlan and R. Arnold. Miss Nellio M'Laehlan was the accompanist Re freshments, provided by the ladies, wero handed round by Mesdames Mellington, Lamb, M'Laehlan, Latter, Everett, Cal laghan, Arnold, Misses M'Laehlan, Mel lington, Latter, Callaghan, Howard, and Arnold. Miss Meason and the ladies were accorded a vote of thanks on the motion of Messrs C. Ling and P. J. Cal laghan. SALE OF GIFTS. A sale of gifts, in aid of tho Church of England, was rece...
THE "Berringa Herald" PUBLISHED EVERY SATURDAY MORNING [Registered at the General Post Office Melbourne, for transmission by post as a Newspaper.] SATURDAY, MAY 2, 1914. RECENT SCHOOLS' EXCURSION. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 2 May 1914
THE "Berringa Herald" P0I1LI8HED EVERY SATURDAY HORNING [Registered at the General Post Office Melbourne, for transmission by post as a Newspaper.] Saturday, May 2, 1914. recent schools' excursion. A meeting' was held on Wednesday I afternoon at Berringa for the purpose of I settling up matters in connection with the recent combined schools' excursion to Geelong. There were present: Messrs W. J. Nicholls and T. H. Wilkinson (Ber ringa), H. W. Dudley (Corindhap), J. Riz zoli and Lawless (Illabarook). The sec retary read the balanco-sheet, which showed a profit on the excursion of £24 3s lOd. Correspondence was read from the Cressy, Berringa, Pitfield, Corindhap, Rokewood, Rokewood Junction, and Illa barook State school committees, suggest ing that the surplus be divided pro rata, whilo the Italians, Scarsdalo, and Cape Clear committees suggested that the money be held in trust for a future ex cursion. The ^mounts, on a pro rata basis were allotted as follow:—Cressy, £2 19s 5d; Wernet...
BALLARAT WHOLESALE PRODUCE MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 2 May 1914
BALLARAT WHOLESALE PRODUCE MARKET. Tlio quotations are: — Wheat, 3,9 for prime milling. Oats: Fair seed, 1/9 to 1/10 for lieuvy food. Peas, 4/ to 4/3. .Bar ley: Prime, 3/4; fair to good, 2/10 to 3/; Cape, 2/ to 2/3. Flour, .£9. Bran, Jt5; pollard, Ji5. Potatoes, new, X5 to .£5 JO/. Hay: Host chaffing, .£2 to .£'2/2/0; manger, .£2/3/ to X2/7/G; straw, 32/6. BALLARAT WHOLESALE DAIRY PRODUCE MARKET. Thursday. Phillips and Chamberlain rejjort:—But ter: Primo factory prints, 1/2; lump, 1/1}; separator, lOd to lOjd; dairy, 8u, Eggs, 1/4. Bacon: Sides, lid; middles, 1/; ham, 1/3. Honey, 3d to Sid. Lard, 7|d. Cheese, 7ju. Onions: Brown Spanish, .£8. New potatoes, .ia to .£C. T. J. Lawless and Co. (late M'Gregor Bros.) report: — Butter: Prime factory prints, 1/2; lump, 1/li; dairy, 9d to 10d, (separator,. lid to If. Eggs, 1/4 to 1/6. Bacon: Sides, lOd to lid; middles, 1/; liam, 1/3. Lard. 8d. lloncy, 3Jd to 3Jd. Clieeisc, 7]&lt;i to 8d.
III. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 2 May 1914
III. "My own darling Nance, I " "Stop a bit," interrupted Ferrers, shrewdly, "I'm not so sure that her name is Nance and, anyway, that's a sight too familiar an' hopeful to please a girl of her spi/'t. What's the name she were c'lvis-e'j.rd i:i? You can't be too partic'lar w!>.en you're a-dealing with magic, and what's a charm 'cept a bit of black art?" "There's something in that," re plied Brace, slowly nibbling at Uie end of the penholder. "But I'm blessed if I know what she was sprin kled under." "Here's Tom Wood; he's pretty cute about gals," said Ferrers. "We'll ask him." And 'before Brace could enter a protest. Wood was hailed and seat ed at the table, making the (unwel come) third. Brace, who was the soul of selfish ness, had no further use for Wood, since he was taken up so much> with Ferrers, so he had dropped him like a hot potato, not feeling inclined to stand drinks for two thirsty, penni less friends at the same time. His friendship for Ferrers was fev erishly hot...
BALLARAT PIG MARKET. Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 2 May 1914
BAX.LARAT PIG MAKKET. Wednesday. Coghlan, Boase and Co. report:—Good frupplies again came forward for to-day's market, comprising principally baconers and young pigs. Very few forward stores and porkers being penned. A full attend ance of the curers was present, but only a. small mimber of the trade. Baconers: The yarding as regards quality was not etjual to last week's market, still compe tition was keen and prices were firm. Best pens, .£3/18/ to .£4/2,6 to .£4/3:0, at •which prices we sold for 19 vendors: extra 34 at an average of .£4/4 9 for Mr G. Pet 3'ic; JC4/4/6 for .Mr Jno. JDuggan, 4; .£4/5/'. Messrs Fogarty Bros.. 3; .£4/6,6, Mr .!ohn con, 2; J24/7/ for Mr Dcckman, whilst top price of the market, viz., .£4/8/6; we also obtained for same vendor; good pens, Jt3 10/ to .£3/13/ to JE3/14/6 to .£3/17/, jncJud ing a pen of 17 for ilr T. ('arey at .£3 14/6; others from JSS to .£3 8/. Tork: Curers are operating on all best pens; best, .£2/5/ to .£2:10,; a few, to .£2/17/6; others ...
II. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 2 May 1914
"Why, Brace, don't you know an old messmate o' yourn what 'as sailed the Wintry sea with you many a time an' oft?" cried a man of a very nautical cut, whom both Brace and Wood had, oppareptly, purposely avoided recog nising. "Well, now you speak,' I do seem to 'ave seen you before, Jim Ferrers," replied Brace, in a surly to.ne. "I sup pose "you stopped me on purpose to give me back them two pounds you borrowed last voyage we 'ad together, or, maybe, the thirty shillings''you owed afore then?" "Maybe I did, an' maybe I didn't," replied Ferrers, in a non-committal tone; "anyways, you're sure of your money one of these days." "I'd feel a sight surer if I 'ad it in my pocket now." Ferrers glanced 01 or his shm'der ahd jerked his thumb, mysteriously, In the direction of Jack and Nancy, whohad passed just at the very mo ment he hailed the other two. "Bee them two young hearts tlmt beat as one," said Ferrers. "Well, on the day they are married I come Into .1 little fortune—ten golden sover...
BALLARAT' POULTRY MARKET. Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 2 May 1914
BALLARAT' POULTRY MARKET. Thursday. I T. J. Lawless and Co. report: — A roou tinpply penned, and prices good tor all prime lots; small chickens and poor lots neglected. Prime turkeys, to Sd per lb; medium, 6Jd to 7d per lb; prime roosters, 5/6 per pair; medium, 2/9 to ij; prime pul lets. 51 to &lt;>/; extra, 7/4-; heavy liens, to 3/; medium, 2/ to 2/6; inferior lower; small chickens, 1/ to 1/6; ducks, 4/3 to 5j6 ior Jbest; Email, 2;9 to 3;6; geese, 4/6.
A CHINESE FUNERAL. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 2 May 1914
A CHINESE FUNERAL. A most curious sight is th> »lineral of a Chinee, and in inscribing BUine it is necessary briefly to relate the mode o£ procedure just prior to and after death: When a Chinese becomes danger ously ill, if the relatives consider there is no hope of his recovery, his face is turned towards the window, and once thus turned, lie seldom re covers. In passing, I think it just as well to mention that in China it is not necessary to have any medical train ing or pass any qualifying examina tion to become a doctor, but the aver age Chinese medico has usually pre pared himself by careful perusal of books written for that purpose pre vious to establishing himself as a curer of ills. Of course the success of his practice depends largely on his ability to cure. But there is no law in China to prevent an unqualified man from practising. After death, the body is taken into the parlor, where the corpse is dress ed in special clothes—the best the family are able to procure — an...
BEAUTY IS POWER. A Few of the Rules that Create It. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 2 May 1914
BEAUTY IS POWER. A Few of the Rules that Create It. To be beautiful and to retain that beauty for any length' of time, you must have "No heart and a good di gestion." That sounds dreadful, does it not. It does not mean, however, that you must be callous and indiffer ent to the suffering of others,. only that you should not needlessly grieve and worry over your own , sorrows. You should cultivate the feeling, "Well, it can't be helped I must make the best of it." A smile is always more acceptable than a tear; smiles belong to youth, and joy, and content, and are aids to beauty. It is part of every woman's business to look her best. Here are a few hints to assist you. Ward off indigestion by proper at tention to food, and exercise all your muscles every day for at least ten minutes. Absolute cleanliness is" essential to beauty. You must bathe at least once every day find out whether morning or evening suits you best, and •wheth er you can take a cold or a warm \>ath. See that your ...
THE OLD SONGS. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 2 May 1914
THE OLD SONGS. ! I'm fond of "Annie Laurie"; To hear it is a boon. Nobody in that soiik declares That he's a Zulu coon. "Washington HeraUl." And I like "HiRhland Mary"; The rhymes are only fair, But no one in that song asserts His loved one is a bear. "Cleveland Plain Dealer." I like "The Miller's Daughter." I do; I always did. Yet no one in that lyric Buys, Believe me, she's some kid! "New York Mail." And I like "Swanee River," When uttered sweet and low, For no one in that sonp; confides That mother's sot a beau.
CHARACTER IN YOUR THUMBS. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 2 May 1914
CHARACTER IN YOUR THUMBS. Just as the chin gives qualities 10 the face, so Ihe thumb marks tne personality of the hand, and is an unerring index to a man's natural strength or weakness of character. The man with a long, straight thumb, square at the tip, possesses good mental capacity, and can al ways be relied upon to carry out successfully any work with which he may be entrusted. His temperament is even and judicial; he is a born governor of men, overcomes difficul ties, carries himself with dignity, and by his ability to concentrate all his faculties upon the matter in hand, combined with his tenacity of pur pose, rapidly becomes a power among his fellows. If the thumbs be long, thick, and heavy at the tip, with the joints prom inent, a tyrannical and cruel nature is indicated, everything being viewed from an intensely selfish standpoint. A short, straight thumb shows ob stinacy and driving power. If very thick and heavy at the tip, a brutish, unreasoning disposition will be no t...
ROKEWOOD. OBITUARY. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 2 May 1914
ROKEWOOD. OBITUARY. The funeral of tbo late Mrs Elizabeth Titcume, of Rokewood, took place on Thursday from her late residence at tho Rokewood Cemetery. Deceased resided at Rokewood for 56 years," and was well known, having kept the Old Bridge hotel for a lengthy period. She leaves a. grown-up family now living in different parts of the State. The cortege and floral tributes were numerous. The Rev, W. Baird, of Cressy, officiated at tho house and grave. The coffin-bearers were Messrs W. Hall, A. Wallace, T. Bay ley, and F. Robinson. Pall-bearers r Messrs J. N. Elder, J.P., T. Simpson, EL. A. Camm, G. Stanbrook, W. Carr, junr.. S. Hillman, D. Cameron, T. Parker, C. P. Fletcher, J. M'Carthy, C. W. Stanbrook. W. Chatham, M. Cahill, E. Day, W. P. Thomaa, D. Wallace, E. J. Routson, J. Mellington, R. Ssulley, and C. Jaraes.
CYCLING. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 9 May 1914
CYCLING. In connection with highway im provement, the Good lioads Asso ciation of Victoria is entering upon a vigorous campaign, and will en deavor to enliBt the co operation of similar bodies in other States to have this important matter brought before their respective Governinonts as well as the Federal Authorities, especially in the construction of In terstate highways connecting the capitals as a part of the defence scheme. At a recent meeting the committee decided that during show week in Melbourne Good Roads Day will be observed, towards which the association will endeav our to interest all classes who are affected by the good or bad state of the roadways, and compel attention from the authorities, bo that the work of road construction and maintenance may be accelerated.
FOX TERRIER MATCH. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 9 May 1914
FOX TERRIER MATCH. The Cape Clear Fox Terrier Club ran off three terrier events on Satur day afternoon. A fair muster of dogs were present, and exception ally strong rabbits were liberated. The Maiden Puppy Stake, for fifteen months' dogs, was won by J. Burn's Champagne Charlie; A. Ebbles' Cyanide rtipner-up. A £2 open stake was divided by J. O'Donnell's Sparkle and St. Pat. A sweepstake, with cash added, was won by M. Guthrie's Irish Lad, Cider second.
COURSING. GREYHOUND CLUB FORMED AT CAPE CLEAR. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 9 May 1914
C0U11S1NG. GREYHOUND CLUB FORMED AT CAPE CLEAR. , A well attended meeting ef grey hound coursing enthusiasts was held at Cape Clear on Saturday night, to form a club to run meet ings through the winter. It was unanimously decided to have the club registered under the National Coursing Club rules. Officers were elected, and the first meeting will probably be run in June. The members' fee was lixed aS 5s per season.
[?] Sporting [?] THE TURF. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 9 May 1914
&lt;;:h SpOfllM-::" THE TURF. At the Derinallum race meeting on Saturday Mr D. Poynton's Lady Maria won both the Trial Handicap and the Derinallnm Cup. The pony was in great form. It is estimated that £10 will be available for both the Illabarook R.C. Church committeo and the Itokewood Junction Mechanics' In stitute as a result of the recent race meeting. The question of making an effoit at lllabarook and Rokewood Junc tion in aid of the Ballarat Hospital is rect-iting consideration, It haB been proposed to hold a race meet ing next month, aud it is under stood that this suggestion will be adopted.
Scheme Interested Him. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 9 May 1914
Scheme Interested Him. The "Black Hand" Society wrote a man a letter demanding that he put £1000 in a box at the corner of X and Z Btreets at nine o'clock on Fri day night, or they would blow up the beautiful home of his wife's mother. Instead of the money the man put a note in the box, "Nothing doing in the money line, but the scheme you suggest interests mo." It Is curious that a man and a girl who have found room in the same chair before they marry often find there is scarcely room for them in the same house after they are mar ried. Maude: "She's such a quiet little person that I'm surprised to hear she's wearing a diaphanous skirt." Edna: "Perhaps she believes in the old saying that little girls should he qanM. but not hoard."