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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Kyneton Guardian — 17 February 1914
Wanted. WANTED.-Capable GIRL, assist generally. . TOWN HALL HOTEL. WANTED.-GIRL to mind little girl: and' assist: light household duties. Particulars "Guardian" office. : .Sleep ing at home preferred. . HORSES. HORSES. -A Buyer ' waiting inspect Draught Geldings, 4 to 6 years. Particulars at once. ;t J; A. HARRINGTON Agent, ?^Mechanics'. Arms Hotel,' ICyneton.' ?WANTED. - Several Good TEN ANTS, waiting for HOUSES to Lease Apply to W. H. BATTERS, Agent. , For. Sale or To Let. FOR SALE.-PONY. 14 hands, thickset, 4 years. -Apply KELLY, Blacksmith Shop, Kyneton. ? PIANO, new. good tone, handsome case; £45, terms; cash, 10 per cent, off. At REEVES'. Monday or Thurs day. "? '? FOR- SALE.-Gordon . Setter PUPS (black and tan); both .dam and .sire" ;. prize - winners... Apply- WC. FAWKES,-Kyneton. N FOR SALE; for Removal.-Weath erboard BUILDING, with iron root, 21 ft. by 11ft. Apply A. W! CHASE, Piper's-Creek. TO LET;, at " Easter time.-GIL-' NOCKIE, Simpson street, Kyneton, at present occup...
TRENTHAM. [Newspaper Article] — Kyneton Guardian — 17 February 1914
TRENTHAM. Larccny Charge.-Last Friday a stranger named Richard Balfour ar rived in the town,' itifd 'tipvCttrds even ing a complaint reached''' Mounted Contable Smith concerning the lar ceny of a bag of meat and groceries, the property of Andrew Hughes, a lo cal resident. Constable Smith, who recogniscd Balfour on his entry to the town, looked him up, and he was at once identified as the man who an nexed the bag. He was locked u;>, and next morning brought before Messrs. D. Watson and J. Barrow, J's.P., at the Trentham Court. An drew Hughes stated that lie laid the bag down for a few minutes, when it suddenly disappeared. Soon after he saw Balfour coming out of an hotel . in High street with the bag, which lie (Hughes) made him give up again. Accused, who had nothing to say, ad mitted prior convictions when taxed by Constable Smith, simply admitted the offence, and the bench, taking in to account his record, sentenced him to three weeks' imprisonment in Bendigo Gaol. ?Pleasant Ev...
FRUIT FOR THE HOSPITAL. (To the Editor of the "Kyneton Guardian.") [Newspaper Article] — Kyneton Guardian — 17 February 1914
FRUIT FOR THE HOSPITAL. &nbsp; &nbsp; (To the Editor of the "Kyneton Guardian.") Sir,-Once again I ask leave to tres pass on your space on behalf of our hospital. At the present time many of your readers may have a quantity of surplus fruit, and they will not think it amiss if I ask them to send a portion of it to the hospital. The matron desires to have her usual large supply of home-made jams, and those who have the fruit (and no other out let for it) can help the hospital by sending" some of it along. Messrs. Baldwin and Hayes, of Mollison street, have kindly promised to take charge of parcels of fruit left at their respective places of business. -Yours, etc., THOS. C.-VRROLL, ' Secretary. The Secretary for Lands.-The ap proaching retirement of the Secretary for Lands (Mr. John McGibbon.). brings once more into prominence the question:of his successor. It is report ed that the ; Public\ Service Commis sioner (Mr. G. C. Morrison) favors the ,appointment .of Mr, H. ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Kyneton Guardian — 19 February 1914
Wanted. WANTED.-Capable GIRL, assist generally. TOWN HALL HOTEL. '.WANTED. - Several Good TEN ANTS waiting- for HOUSES to Lease Apply to W. If. BATTERS, Agent. For Sale or To Let. FOR SALE.-LADY'S BICYCLE. Apply J. F. WOOLLEY, Bourke St., Kyneton. FOR SALE.-9 Gordon Setter PUPS (black and tan); botlf dam-.and sire prize .winners. Apply W. 'C?.' FAWKES, Kyneton. : ^TO LET, at Easter time.-GIL NOCKIE, Simpson street. Kyneton, at present occupied by Mr. Geo. Ro binson. Apply "Guardian" office. Amusements. INTERNATIONAL PICTURES. ALBERT HALL. BENEFIT to MR'E. ELDERFIELD WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 25. Admission, 1/; Children, half-price. Roll up and support a good cause. Under the auspices of .Kyneton Foot ball Club. A. KIMM, Hon. Sec. INTERNATIONAL ALBERT HALL. EVERY MONDAY AND WED NESDAY. POPULAR PRICES. Tenders. TQ LET BY TENDER. For Term of 2 Years from March 1. PROPERTY known as "Slattern's." 10 ACRES, fine grazing or cultivation, adjoining Mrs. Corcoran and Mr. Thompson's property, main M...
FERNHILL. [Newspaper Article] — Kyneton Guardian — 19 February 1914
FERNHILL. Grain Crops.-Threshing in this district is practically finished, and heavy supplies of "-rain arc coming' in to the station. Owing to such low prices ruling, fanners are sending grain to store. Potato Crops.-Tiie extremely dry weather for the past few weeks has made the potato crops look very dry and scorched, and if rain does not come within the next few weeks or so the tubers will be few and far be tween . Death.-Mrs. Lyons, a much respec ted resident of the district, passed away at the residence of Mr. John Lyons, of Richmond, on Friday last. Deceased has been in delicate health for some time past, and much^sym pathy is felt for the bereaved family. Annual Ball.-The usual annual ball will be held in the Fernhill Hall on St. Patrick's Night, Tuesday, March 17. in connection with.the R.C. School fund. ' - * Horticulture in State. Schools.-The horticultural exhibit at the Education al Exhibition is . attracting great at tention. The^displays from the 20 State Schools exhib...
KYNETON PIG MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Kyneton Guardian — 19 February 1914
KYNETON PIG MARKET. ! At Tuesday's, market 130 pigs were yarded. " - . | Messrs. W. H. Fysh and Go. report: The feature" of the market was the ex tremely.. high prices 'ruling' for bacon pigs. Various pens of prime weighty baconers that we sold for district, farmers realised £4/1/6, £4/5/. £4 8/9 and. £4/9/ respectively, and light er weights from £3/2/ to £3/18/. Heavy porkers sold well at from £2 7/ to £-2/13/ and choppers £4/16/ (0 £4/10/, while large stores bought by " local feeders made ' £2 to £2/S/. The market for young pigs also ruled'firm at the remunerative figure of £i- to ; £ l/i3/, -according to age - and ^breed ing. We. booked 66 pigs, ' and with I one .exception sold the lot by auction ! as quoted. ? . ? . -. Mr. J. .H. Clark reports: A repre sentative attendance of the trader All classes of baconers were in excellent demand at prices in advance of those prevalent last market, in some cases realising at least /id. per lb. Porkers were not so eagerly competed for and so...
BENDIGO STOCK MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Kyneton Guardian — 19 February 1914
BENDIGO STOCK MARKET. -- - Feb. 17.-Cattle: The number for ward for sale was a still further re duction 011 the reduced penning of last week, hltbg'ether only 402 head being penned for sale. The quality of the whole was very indifferent, the bulk consisting of middling descrip tions, with .iusl odd pens of prime light and medium weight bullocks. Cows were in fair percentage, mainly just meaty to useful, with odd prime beasts distributed through the pens. The supply of good cattle being well within renuirements, competition for any prime bullocks was good, and prices were better than last week to the extent of between 5/ and 10/, al though the market tfuctuated at times. Any good clean and prime cows and heifers also sold Well, but middling descriptions in these showed : no im provement on last week's rates. Quo tations: Prime medium- weight: bul locks, £8/10/ to £9/7/6; odd; heavy beasts. £11/10/: good useful bullocks, £7 to £S; medium descriptions,- £6, I to £0/15/: prime cows. £6/...
KYNETON COURSING CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Kyneton Guardian — 19 February 1914
COURSING CLUB. The''annual meeting of the above «.« held at the Commercial Hotel last e\"ni£r. -f" G' Spa.n (president) occupied the chair, and there was a nil! attendance.of members. The following reports and balance sheet were adopted: s Annual Report. Gentlemen,-In submitting the 4th annual report and balance sheet, your committee desire to congratulate von 011 the further progress your club has inade during: the fourth years of its existence, despite -the iact> of having to contend with innumerable difficul ties owing to the racecourse proving (after an immensity or hard work and trouble) unsuitable for enclosed cours ing. I11 consequence of same only. three meetings were _ held thereon, and, desuite the fact of the. unsuitabil itv of the ground, these were carried through with much success, thanks to the untiring energy and lionhcarted ness of a few of your committee.- Four meetings also eventuated in the open, vliich, needless to remark, . were at tended with considerable s...
UNITED KINGDOM RATES. Letters. [Newspaper Article] — Kyneton Guardian — 19 February 1914
JJ.\*ITE: > KINGDOM RATES. -Letters. or tvf, ry joz. or under .. . . 0 Post £,t.rd£. each ** ;Reply Cards, each ... .. ° .'RegistraSie.r. Fee .Acknowledgment of delivery oi a registered article . . .. 0 -Packets. Commercial Papfcrs cot ex ceeding soz. .. .. .. .. .. ® 202 * G&lt;r>t e* 4dz ' Exceeding 40Z. and rot ex ceeding 6oz o 4 Exceeding 6oz. but not ex ceeding 8oz o 4I Exceeding Soz. but not ex ceeding iooz 0 5 Every additional soz. or un der up to 5lb 0 I Printed Papers, other than newspapers, for every zoz. or under up to sib o x Patterns and Samples must be bona fide sample, oth&& j. wise will have to be sfintj. parcel post or letter rate, fibr --.O every 20Z. or under, uplto ;- >j The maximum limit of tc> the United Kingdom is t6oz* and for foreign countries 120-c. -Newspapers. Each newspaper 40Z. or under o 1 ?Each additional 2oz. or frac tion thereof (see footnote) o oj ?Newspapers sent by P. and O steamers, wholly by sea, id. for ever...
THE TURF. [Newspaper Article] — Kyneton Guardian — 19 February 1914
THE TURF. The hearing of the 3ppeal 01: owner of Mervin's Heir, who rans| end to Blue. Eyes in the Bendigoll on 4th inst.. was to have been htj last night by the Victorian Trod Association. News of the deciikj however, did not reach the town's night. ^ Our Fire Fighters.-li has been felt how really primitive seemingly unprogressive is this 1 in the mattter of making provision;! our own Fire Brigade to efnrit: practise for those events which 'r considered most useful parts of I work of any capable organisation.! Weeks past the Kyneton men ' been in most active rehearsal oi ? ral sections, and last night they: tracted considerable attention in ti hose and ladder event. This, liku other sections, is accomplished Mollison street, and the only who might view such exhib without suffering any qualms of &lt; science might be the local shoe: ers. It is a matter of history tha'^j attempt was at one time made to: tluce the Water Trust to lay the1 on to Mrs. Hall's paddock in Mo street....
TELEGRAMS. [Newspaper Article] — Kyneton Guardian — 19 February 1914
TELEGRAMS. Ordinary office hours, 9 n.m. to 6 p.m. (Sundays excepted). Telegrams delivered at offices where there are messengers, free onf mile from office. Where n-j> messcn gers are employed, telegrams remain at the office until called for -Victoria. Within radius of 15 miles from any telegraph office, 16 words, including address and signature oft Within the State, but outside the 15 mile radius. 16 words including address and signa ture .1,^ o Every additional word, extra o ' -Interstate. 16 words, including address and signature 1 0 -New Zealand. Minimum charge of 4Jd. a word Address ana signature charged for as part of message. -United Kingdom. A uniform rate of 3/ per word. -New Caledonia. Each word nd. The address and signature (.count us part of message. STAMP DUTIES. Receipts-£2 and over, id. Bills-£25 and under, 6d.; £50, 1/. £/5I 1/6; £100, 2/; £150, 3/, and so on, being 1/ for every £50 or fractioc of same.
SPORTING NOTES. CRICKET. Kyneton v. Farmers [Newspaper Article] — Kyneton Guardian — 19 February 1914
SPOKTING CRICKET. . Kynetcn v. Farmer* On Wednesday a team ^ ,,.g the farmers of the surrLB districts played the Kyneton fiJq Barkly Square, and the Farmed a comfortable win. The visitor;; vided afternoon tea on a liberal; catered for by Mr. C. \Y Seorcs:- ? -Farmers. Morris, retired^ .. JR. Head, b Young, jun. Catani. b Young, sen. .. .. Head, CoK b Thomson .. .. " L. Thomson, b Thomson .. J. Knight, c, b Thomson .. A. J. Thomson, c, b Young. stn" jaffrcy,'c. b Thomson .. Rawson. b -Young, sen. 'Coghlan, not out .. .. .. .. Pinneil, b Young, sen ] Sundries Total .. .. Bowling: Levick, o for 15; Ho-' 0 for 10; Young, jun., 1 for 16; son, 0 for 30; Sutherland, 0 fop Thomson, 4 ^or 33; Young, sen.. 0- .. . -kyneion. Sutherland, retired Levick, c Kniglit. b J.R. Head . Simpson, c Head, b L. Thomson Young, Bon., c Morris, b Thoin., soil .............. Horto;v'b Morris .. .. .. Thomson,-b Thomson .. . G. Kri'ight. not out Blair, 15 Morris .. .. .. .. Bell,, b Thomson .. . . .. .FarrcrH;,...
POSTAL NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Kyneton Guardian — 19 February 1914
POSTAL NOTES. Postal Notes, from 6d. to 20/, may be obtained at all Post Offices, and are paj'able at all Post Oflices from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Poundage, under 1/6, id.; unedr 4/6, id. under 5/, lid.; under 7/6, 2d.; under 20/, 3d. The values of the Notes have been so arranged that any sum of shillings and sixpences up to one pound may be remitted by not more than two of these notes. Should it be desired tc transmit broken sums of pence un obliterated stamps, not exceeding in value sd., may be affixed to the face of the Note, and the amount of thf Note and stamps will be paid. Victorian posts! notes are now pay able in New South Wales. South Aus tralia, .Tasmania, Queen a.ud "-WeSt'erh' Australia, and vice versa: Should the scaces in a Postal Note for name of payee and paying office not be filled up, the Note wil be pay able to any post-office in the colony When it is desired to make it pay able to anyone, then the name of the person and of the Money Order Office at which it is payable...
LIVING WAGE STANDARD. MR. JUSTICE HEYDON'S DECISION. FAR-REACHING EFFECTS. [Newspaper Article] — Kyneton Guardian — 19 February 1914
-LIVING WAGE STANDARD. MR, JUSTICE HEYDON'S DECISION. F ? ? ^ FAR-REACHING EFFECTS -The 'Sydney correspondent bi>'the "Argus,'' writing on, -Tuesday, says: The employers will shortly he called upon to face a situation involving an uplifting' of wages, consequent upon the issue of Mr. Justice Heydon's judgment on the subject of a living wage. It is stated that there arc at least 20 unions whose members are receiving - wages less than the new minimum of 48/. The secretaries of these unions are now preparing to make applications to Wages . Boards to have the awards raised according ly. "V Mr. E. H. Buchanan, president of the Employers' Federation, expressed satisfaction at the fixing of a living wage standard. '"1 cannot express what view the executive of the federa tion may take of Mr. Justice Heydon's decision and the minimum wage for unskilled labor recommended by him,-' said Mr. Buchanan, "but, as president, I may say that I am glad that the in quiry is ended, and I do sincerely...
MONEY ORDERS. [Newspaper Article] — Kyneton Guardian — 19 February 1914
MONEY ORDERS. Commonwealch. - Not exceeding £.5, 6d.; £10, 1/; £15, 1/6; ~2o, 2/ New Zealand and Fiji.-Not ex ceeding £2, 6d.; £5, 1/: £7, 1/6 £10, 2/; £12, 2/6: £15. 3/; £17 3/6; £20, 4/, up to £40. America and Italy.--6d. for every £1 or part thereof to £20. United Kingdom (through Orders) Cape of Good Hope, Hong Kong, So maliland, Peru, Natal, Ceylon, India Transvaal, Orange River. Germany and Canada, 6d. for every £1 or par1 thereof to £40 Money Order Office closes noot Saturdays.
SIR ARTHUR STANLEY. VICTORIA'S GOVERNORDESIGNATE. ARRIVAL AT FREMANTLE. [Newspaper Article] — Kyneton Guardian — 19 February 1914
. SIR ARTHUR STANLEY - - . ' VICTORIA'S GOVERNOR DES1GXATE. , ?"ARRIVAL AT FREMANTLE. Sic Arthur Stanley. Victoria's Gov ernor-designate, arrived by the R.AI.S. Gsterley at Fremantle on Tuesday. He is accompanied by Lady Stanley, three children, and aides-de-camp Captain Wilson, late of the 10th Hus sars, and Captain Gale, of the Bedford Regiment.' During « the voyage Sir Arthur .made .himself ; exceedingly popular on board, and three or four days ago he acted as adjudicator for the best costume at a fancy dress ball given by the steerage ?.passengers. He is" of frank ;and:affable temperament, and at a first glance would-be taken for not more than about 25 years of j age. ' During the course-of a brier inter view. Sir Arthur expressed himself as delighted at being appointed Gover nor of Victoria. Prior to.the appoint ment he had heen engaged in political work, and it had been a distinct hut pleasurable surprise to him when he received the notification of his apr pointment. Sir Arthu...
TELEGRAPH MONEY ORDERS [Newspaper Article] — Kyneton Guardian — 19 February 1914
TELEGRAPH MONEY ORDERb Telegraph Money Orders are is sued and paid at all Money Ordei Offices. Money can be remitted b\ telegraph to any Money Order Office (which is also a telegraph office), in Victoria upon payment of the charge for a message of 16 words, or to the neighbouring colonies upon payment of the charge for a telegram of i( words, in addition to the usual rs.tr of commission.
WHO PAYS THE STRIKE BILL? [Newspaper Article] — Kyneton Guardian — 19 February 1914
WHO PA\YS THE STRIKE BtLL? ?? . . ,-;-T--O -:-I-..*." A pitiful illustration of the manner in -\viii'ch strikes cause suffering and" riiisery lo the families of the strikers is at present to be found in Ballarat East (says the "Star"). A hard-work ing miner, who was entombed in the North Lveil mine at the time 01 the great catastrophe, but was. one of the fortunate ones to be rescued, brought his wife and family to Ballarat after that happening. . He procured work at one of the; Beaufort mines,-and was making- .12/6 a shift. ' For soiife time everything went well, and he bought ,a little house in Ballarat East 011 time payment, kept up the payments and fed and clothed the family well. Then the Beaufort str-ikc was declared; and the iqan' had to knock off work." He wandered about, but was unable to find' employment, and. finally things became so bad that he returned to Tasmania and obtained a job at the Mount Btsch'off mine, Waratah. He is able to send only small amounts home to his ...
Mails Received at Post-office, Kyneton. From [Newspaper Article] — Kyneton Guardian — 19 February 1914
Mails Received at Post-office, Kyneton. From Melbourne, at 9.40 a.m., 3.10 p.m.. and 9 p.m.; also at 6.30 a.m. Down T.P.O:, 9.40 a.m., 3 p.m., 9 p.m. Trentham, at 9.40 ajm. Woodend, at 9 p.m., included in down T.P.O. at 9.40 aad 3 p.m. Bendifro, at 8.30 a.m., 2.10 p.m., and 9 p.m. Up T.P.O., at 2.10 p.m., and 9 p.m. Metcalfe, at S.30 a.m. Edgecombe, Lan^ley, and Sidonia, at 3.30 p.m., Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Springhill and Upper Coliban, at 3.30 p.m. Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. Piper's Creek and Pastoria East, at 4.30 p.m. Tuesday, Thursday and Sa turday. Lauriston, daily at 12.30 p.m. and S-3° P-m. West Kvneton, daily at 5.30 p.m. Barfold, Redesdale, Mia Mia, Green hill, East Metcalfe and Redesdale Junction, daily at 7.24 a.m. R. E. TILT, Postmaster.
POST-OFFICE TIME-TABLE. Mails Close at Post-office, Kyneton, For [Newspaper Article] — Kyneton Guardian — 19 February 1914
Mails Close at Post-office, Kyneton, For Melbourne, at 7.10 a.m., 1.30 p.m., 8 pmi. Bendigo, 2.35 p.m. and 8 p.m. Up T.P.O., 3t 1.30 p.m. and 8 p.m. Woodend, at 7-10 a.m. and 1.30 p.m. Oarlsruhe R.S., at 7.10 a.m. Tylden, Trentham and Fernhill, at j-.55a.n1. Down T.P.O., 9 a.m. aivi 2.35 and 8 p.m. , Metcalfe, at S.55 a.m. daily. Gleniyon, at 8.55 a.m. daily. Malmsburj', at S.55 a.m. daily. Edgecombe, Lang-ley and Sidonia, at ;o a.m., on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. Spring Hill and Upper Coliban, at 10 a.m. on Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Piper's Creek and Pas tori a East, at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, and Saturday. Lsuriston, daily at 10 a m. and 3.15 p.m. West Kyncton, daily at 10 a.m. Barfold, Redesdale, Mia Mia. Green hill, East Metcalfe and Redesdale junction, Daily at 3.55 p.m.