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LADIE'S COLUMN [Newspaper Article] — Stawell News and Pleasant Creek Chronicle — 14 February 1914
^ I AD.ES' COLUMN I ho committee controling (ho domestic training centre at Mitcham ! is appealing to parents >o lend them > a baby so tii;it the girl students can be propoily taught how to look! after children. At the mooting at ^ which the appeal was mule the j chairman said tho doll which ac'ed ! as a makeshift was wry much the I wosefor wear, having lost i'S con - ; plexion through excessi ve washing, and one e ve through b-ong dropped on tli« (lo ir. A woman member said she knew of a case where babies v/ere lent, but the mothers took tile in away utter a time because they were being washed toi much. Infatuation for sash-s of all kinds is stilt growing. Their variety, grace, an I fantasy are charming, ami give to frocks so much originiUi'y and such a personal touch that oue is surprised tint the truly elegant woman has ever been able to do without them. If the experts in hairdressmg are to ha believed, w* tire on 'he eve of pronounced chaug-s in our style of hairdressing. ...
THE SNAKE AND THE FILE. [Newspaper Article] — Stawell News and Pleasant Creek Chronicle — 14 February 1914
the snake and the file. A snake one day crept into a black •i" &lt;hon and chanccd to knock 5mU"! ' steel fil=. This hurt the agT,s-ii'phtiy. a"'1- fly'nfr int0 a raKC> 5 r'p bit the file as hard as he hC Id maiiaffe. The hard steel file cut Tt ike's mouth; but when he saw 'he thought that it was the 1 .hat bled, and so he bit it affa.n until he had damaged his own mouth very Tlict^'on to be learnt from this littlc s,ory is that when we try to hurt Cher people we are much more likely get hurt ourselves.
TRUE HOSPITALITY. [Newspaper Article] — Stawell News and Pleasant Creek Chronicle — 14 February 1914
TRUE HOSPITALITY. Seeing- that Dawson's office was only next doj>r to that of Smith, the latter was a bit surprised one day when Dawson burst in upon him, seemingly in a state of great excitement, and, without venturing any sort of explana tion, demanded the use of the tele phone. "Certainly, old man!"_said Smith. "But what's the matter with yours?" Gone wrong again, or what?" "Oh, no!" replied Dawson. "The fact is I want to tell my wife that I'm going to bring a man home to din ner. He's in my room now, and I shouldn't like him to see my face while my wife is talking to me and telling me what she thinks of the idea, and so forth."
NEW SYSTEM OF ROAD DESIGNATION. [Newspaper Article] — Stawell News and Pleasant Creek Chronicle — 14 February 1914
NEW SYSTEM OF ROAD DESIGNA TION. A new system of rood designation for the convenience of tourists lias been adopted in Franco. Every road in the country will bo given a name and a number, and those designations wiil bo painted upon direction posts at tho road crossings and the one-hundred metro posts along tho roads. The higR ways of X^ranco are classified as nation al roads, departmental roads, and so on. The roads in each ease will be num bered. Tho direction post will state the class of highway and the number of the road. The tourist starting on a journey will need only a strip of figures, and ho will be able to find his way anywhere.
PERSONAL. [Newspaper Article] — Stawell News and Pleasant Creek Chronicle — 14 February 1914
PERSONAL. There died on Sunday loat at his 9 son's residence, Newtown, Geelong, &nbsp; a very old and respected resident of &nbsp; Stawell in the person of Adolph G. &nbsp; Lemke. The deceased who had if reached the age of 88 , was for a number of years employed by &nbsp; Broadbent Bros., and Co., general &nbsp; carriers, of Stawell, and of late &nbsp; years carried on a tomato-growing &nbsp; business in Cornishtown. &nbsp; Mr. F. N. Loch has been appointed &nbsp; Town Clerk and Engineer to the &nbsp; Ararat Borough Council at a salary &nbsp; of £350, Mr Loch comes from &nbsp; Elsternwick with excellent qualifications. &nbsp; &nbsp; Mr Chris Bell, an old employee e of the '• N«w " Ollico, paid us a visit I during thn week. He is at present | employed on the '• Exchange," Ml. | Oanibier. | Mr and Mrs I. Cook and family &nbsp; left yesterday for a month's vacation &a...
Bowling STAWELL V ST. ARNAUD. [Newspaper Article] — Stawell News and Pleasant Creek Chronicle — 17 February 1914
fowling ST A WELL V BX. ARNAUD. The tallowing riolu will topreoeaL Blaweil BpsiOBt t-t, Arnaod to-morrow Morrip, Baiaber, H. Qendersoa, G. Miiob 11 oipt Sooil. Pioone, OraDOton, Ohadwbk, o&pt W Mitohell, Anthony, Carter, L. U, Pinllipa, oapl,
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Stawell News and Pleasant Creek Chronicle — 17 February 1914
ri/BLIC NOTICE DFSIRE to notify tho Pablio at Stiwoll and Sotronnding Districts that they have commenced bueineea as General Storekeepers PRODUCE AND WOOD MERCHANTS —AT— RAILWAY PHOSUCE £TP3£ WAKEHAM STREET, Full Stocks Kept I All orders promptly executod a^Lowest | Current Prices | Highest Price given for All Farm I'rodaoe Trial i^olioitod, 1 phona No 123 IMPORTANT LAND SALE Mr W. Coutts' Property. One of (be most important lnud sales that has taken pluco in the district for some time past, is annonnced for Friday March 0, whin Messrs Mitchell Bits and NVbito and Lavkan BroH (auctioneers in conjunction) will unbmif Mr Uoutln' well-known property at Fyuu's Creek for public auction. The sale offers a nplondid op portunity tD these in search of a desirable properly, eithpr for grazing 01 agriculture. Immense yields of crops and Nvhuftt havo beon taken off, and for the growing of all kinds of mate, it compares favorably with the Western and liungarco dla ricts. iJoriiou of th» laud con...
Rifle Shooting. STAWELL DEFEATS BALLAN. [Newspaper Article] — Stawell News and Pleasant Creek Chronicle — 17 February 1914
lufio Snoouiifr. HTAWELL PUL'K.VrS 11\L,L\.\. I IjobI Batnrday Biawt.-ll und B.i[Un con tested r matol: on l!ie IoihI ran«o. The ooDdiliono mere 7 Bholo at 200 ydu ond 10 Bbcta ftt 500yds. HUwell woa by 78 points, Sooroi Btiwell. Kay ., HiDd Kdgorton .. Wood 0. Asbi ., A T, FiUpntrick Howell J. Fitzptibriek Pols .. F. Aebi ,, J Andrews • ■ £>liott W. Andrews Oowtn ,, C'apt Frazot H'6Rolt .. White Shankland .. Lilipott .. Pal«ot .. BTAWiSLL RlFIjEalliiN V LADIES. To-morrow afternoon (Wednesday) (be looal rifle olub will liro a muteh u«uinfl the Slawoll JLadiea Kiflo Club, ovor rnngee or 100 and 300 yds. 'Jhn riUrnion will con- i cede the forties a Imndiaap of one point eftah and two it I longer range. Both olnbs »ok lor a good aiicmUuou o( mom-I bere, 200 500 yds yd a t'L'l 33 40 79 31 46 77 2# 47 76 30 40 76 82 4S 75 as 40 76 29 . 44 73 32 41 73 28 43 71 30 40 70 744 N? . 40 73 30, 41 71 - 30 40 10 27 46 08 23 40 GB 30 40 06 25 39 64 25 33 63 31 -32 03 21 SO 00 606
Turf QUEEN'S CREEK RACING CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Stawell News and Pleasant Creek Chronicle — 17 February 1914
Turf QUEEN'S OKIiBK RACJiNQ OljUiJ. tit u. meeting of tho Groon'j Groek l?no intf CJnb, bold oh Saturday evening laet &t Greon'd Greek, tho acocetury (Mr T. M'PlicraoD) DuUaiittod tho following olate raeufi of rimipta aud cspouditaro:— iteoeiptj ! X b d | (J&uo, lJoctbo, nta ... .. 72 12 i\ Kntrici! ,, ,, 20 6 0 Mumboro ... ... ,,, 18 10 0 L»i nations ... ,, 7 7 0 ISapotnlilgre, }'rmm*tU eJc ... ... 26 7 S Riiptrndiny BUward ... 0 17 0 fttnUco ... 85 0 0 £117 4 3 Gash la band lLJ (1. 1 10 0 £129 U Q *&lt;*■ dfoidtd to fcoj^ tf>o» iaatyU rftfp m ft aptU 18, tbo following programme of evcntn will bo cou iGBlod;—Trial Ilandionp c>f H aove. r.rcon'a Orcek Uandioap of tfl) bovp, Dittmoo Uimdioap Trot ot lf> uov?, l'ony iuoo of 10 flovo, Flying Haniiionp of Iohovh, MnicUu Handicap Xrok of 7 ooyo, Wellor LUudioap of 10 qotd,
The Stawell News AND Pleasant Creek Chronicle TUESDAY. EBRUABY 17, 1914 [Newspaper Article] — Stawell News and Pleasant Creek Chronicle — 17 February 1914
'3Ehe -SfitiueU ilcros ANL> pHeasaul (giiwi* iyin'daicU TUESDAY. EBRUABY 17, 1911 fc'cME csoilJxent waa canted abouo 1 p.n] Oa Sunday whentbo tire-bell rang out. 'l'ho outbu-ak oiourred in a \v6atberboard r jaidcnoa Bitusred ut Stjwell Weat, nea iho racecouror, and ooonpied by Lie an t> hits Roteft l&lt;o;tan, uono oI wbotn, however vieto &t ' faonjo at tha -tims The lira orintnend under an unclosed voranjab, but tbanka rnsinly to tb'j efforto ot Biiyidisr tSiewaiI (tbo nest-door migb b>r) tbc tHcme wore Hot under by moon8 of buckatu, cto. Tlia datnago was Dligbi. I'.io firco in tbe GrampiaDB bavc broken cut aires!" ani arc eipeci 3(1 11 b3 in tba Gap to-day. Tbo liositicn ia r'U6ii:i; rauob aoi'wy to rtDidentij, The foliowiun acocuM ! await collcuticn at liiu iooal Bub-i'tannry , —J 13 Bate, V/ F Bmodley, M McK^v, M b !->ivics; It J M J£nimerooi>, Dr i-'or^baw, Superintend^ Canty. .H'JtOagb of Stawel), .1 I'unobaid' £ vHates, It M G:ati9tu end Dr Cook...
NOTES AND COMMENTS. Contributed [Newspaper Article] — Stawell News and Pleasant Creek Chronicle — 17 February 1914
NOTEb AND COMMENTS?. Contributed Tbo SUwell bowlora tbiu season have (lot)lod tbDmselves. Tboy have nut at; yet suffered defeat, and judging by tlio skill of >ba various members, (bey will havo to be very rauoh below form to lose tlio competition. In th'epre!&lt;en(, curator, Mc John Jones, ; luii o nb bos a urcen beeper tvbo know* bis work ; and although bo may not get the green to do all epeedu, Blow or fatt, as I | varioaa bowlera may rcqairo, be, on tho ' whole, oi n ba rilied upon to tarn oat a t,roB and playable green on all occasions, ilud that ib tbo main tbjiig. The olub'a green, and it&lt; aarroqudingi aro moat pleasing to ihe eye, and tlie oara. tor ia to bo congratulated on tbo bsautiful display ol lloworB and shrubs, The pUoa ia i credit 10 him. The buffalo mass lint is planted around the green approaches, looks particularly well. The virions other • graeooa tlmt have grown among the bnffalo have been removod, and it it now looking ■ at its bett. j X'...
THE HEAT WAVE. Stawell Temperatures. 101 Yesterday [Newspaper Article] — Stawell News and Pleasant Creek Chronicle — 17 February 1914
THE HEAT WAVE Stawoll Tomperatuvo', 101' Yestorday SIhwuU, together with the entiro State, lias buen experiencing a real summer heat wave dnriui: the lust da.v or two. and up to tfie horn- ut which we went to pivsn there was lit'le tf any indication of a cool change of uny duration. Saturday and Sunday were most oppressive, while ihn luief period 011 Sunday night, during which a southerly sprang up, was not tnis tuiiled euougli enough to lower the thermometer tigures for long, Yes terday was particular;)' hot, the mer cury reaching 101' Tlio following tublo shows the sliado tempcr-i'tirea from Tln:r«dHy, 12th inst, which was the last fairly cool day : — clcg. Thursday 78 Friday tfl Saturday ... ... !>S Sunday '.'S Monday 101 Rain, too, has been very scarce in and around Stawell, and only '1 ptt?. has fallen up to the present this month. In January, &lt;1 points were recorded, Ihis Rives a mini of only ■l"i points for 1911 us far ns the year liaa progressed. IIow far these...
Great Western Saturday. [Newspaper Article] — Stawell News and Pleasant Creek Chronicle — 17 February 1914
Great Western (From oar own Correspondent). Saturday. A social evening waa spent in tho iiethodiai School Iiall last VjTednrs Oay evening, tho occasion of which v/as to bid farewoll to Mies Brandt, who is leaving for Ararat. During Hie evening Mies UraiKlt was pre sented with a silver' I'psrgne as r, smc.ll token of thanks am? apprecia tion for her work, both ill tba Church und Sunday Sebool. Mr Bannistoi, who is also leaving, was at tho same time presented with a silver bread fork. The dry neason lias had a great tffeot on Iht! Iruit, which is very small, and unices rain cornea within tho next few weekf, the grape crops will also suffer considerably. Some of the paddocks aro bare of grass. There has heen very little rain to dato. The birds, as usual arc doing great damage to the fruit, but a several residents have inveslnd in tho bird-ecai ing machiney, it ia hoped there will he less Iosh in consequence Tho local railway ntation liafl at timeH, a -very busy appearance as the formei...
THEY SAY. [Newspaper Article] — Stawell News and Pleasant Creek Chronicle — 17 February 1914
THEY SAY. That 'he writer is going to torn over a now leaf and inform if the future life is much hotter thau this one bus been ot lu'c. That oertain optimists arc prophosy ing that ruin is oomiog. So ia next Christmas. That the bind will play from tho Commercial Hotel balcony to night. A little music uiay help one to for get the heat. Thai a young man was beforo the Stawell court yesterday ou two charges of theft—a bicycle and a quantity of clothing. No doubt, like others of us, be found a new rig out neceBaary after the wear and tear which tho saddle entails oil the Btat of one's best pair. That the kiuri of cool changes we gut nowadays are like Oliver Twist's ration of gruel—only last long enough to make one want more, i That Solomon in all his proverbial glory would look like a ono-and elevenpenny remnant alongside the drum major of the Stawell lirass Band in full regalia. We hope the ancient gentlema'i will not be an noyed at out comnv'Ut should a stray copy of the "News" reach ...
DISTRICT NEWS Navarre. Saturday. [Newspaper Article] — Stawell News and Pleasant Creek Chronicle — 17 February 1914
DISTRICT NEWS Navarre. (From car Correspondent). Saturday, j The laying of the railway Hnebas j now been practically completed, and many of the men removed. A start i ia to be made with the construction j of the plaiform and the erection of the station master's residence. Only a few trucks of wheat have so far been despatched. The "Rainbow Fair," initiated by I the ladies in aid of the Presbyterian I Church funds, was held in the pub- j lia hall on Wednesday afternoon and evening and Thursday night, and was very Iarg-ly attended, The ladies nude good use of the time in disposing of the various wares for sale ; and to such good purpose that it is estimated that tho result of their labors will benefit the fends to the extent of about /"70, a fact that must prove very gratifying to all those . who worked so hard to bring it to a j successful issue. The laic was to j have been officially opened by our • member—.1. Peunington, Esci., M.L.Abut in his unavoidable absence, the opening cerem...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Stawell News and Pleasant Creek Chronicle — 17 February 1914
LADIES Lidiea whuee health |3 oaaaini&lt; them any anxiety are strongly udvioed to conanH Mia i). M. (Jiilford, Buperinlandeijt of the Matcra Uea)th Uo, of •}!) liiiiiibclh Slreot, Melbourne, and loam from hot how good health may bo retired to thorn by moana ! of llio wonderful Niltifa Homo Troiimoat, I that baa ourod no uiioy iliomauda of | women and Kirls' No obaruo wbutuver ib 1 roado for the oanuultatino or advice. N.lf, Mrs Clifford will iu futtiro vir.il Stawoll ibu third Tuooday in every muuth, when ulio may bo coco at tbo Commercial Hotel from 10 a m. to 7.30 p.m Iho nest visit will take pl&'je on J.7th February. For tlmeon yeniooco of pauoms andoihero Kra OlilJord will carry a full oupply of all racdloineo. By uonditin "i postage ill the Company',! Molbourno office, 0 valuable health guide for woufjo will bjp.'Htii lean. Addroua department A.!,'. TUE l'Ub'L'AUM'loH Host lilted to relievo and absolutely oaro ludigeotion ia l>r sheldun'o DigestiTO Tabulen. ...
Poisoning Dogs THE EDITOR OF THE "STAWELL NEWS") [Newspaper Article] — Stawell News and Pleasant Creek Chronicle — 17 February 1914
Poisoning Dogs ..... w Eiuron or t»r. "Stawkm. nkwh", Sill,—It would appear that every (own suffers, at soino tiinn &lt;i( iln: year or o(h-r, from /iendinh folk who «em to curry o» Hie nefarious ivorlt of elnyiiiff () >ks by .lit'ana of poison. Some person or p-rsunn h ive been nc'ivc in our midst during tlm lust wi'ck or so, and ;t valuable hunting flop, nmoiiRst others, lias been des troyed, and his carcase found next morning all icady to wbnel away in ihc owner's b.clc yard I Tint tbH.se poor animals arii ho ruthlessly and cruelly put to such afjonisintf deaths appears In the writer to be "infernal ly" cruel, and onu wonders* wlmi satisfaction is gained by such aca of spite or other ulterior ; motives of which moreofien than not the owner is in ignorant)**. Ilia poor dog, and sometimes only matu in tho world, suffers eNcntciatint; pain and death Ih'ough some unknown and heart less human being ! One'man said : "T would sooner net a punch on the n039 tliin losa that dog...