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CORINDHAP. I.O.O.F. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 9 May 1914
CORMDIIAP. I.O.O.F. The Loyal Aurora lodge held & special meeting in the lodge-room, Corindhap. on Saturday evening There was a good attendance of members. The Berringa lodge offi cers and members paid an official visit, including D.D.G.M. Bro. A. Sbaw and Grand Warden Bro. Ben Elsay, from the Excelsior Lodge, Smytheadale. After the honora of the order were given, the local mem bers aurrended their chairs to tha visitors. N.G. Bro Hope presided'. One candidate for membership waa proposed. Before concluding tba meeting Bro. Shaw administered the third degree on a number of meiEr bera. After the meeting, those pre sent adjourned to P,G. Bro. Jolly'® hotel, where an excellent supper was provided by the local lodge. N.G. Bro. Michell occupied ths l chair, and Secretary G. \V. Stan— I brook the vice chair. Various toaata 1 were proposed and responded to by the chairman, vice-chairman, Broa, Elaey, A. Shaw, H. Eldridge, W_ Sneddon, A. Hope, W. K. Roberta^, R. Jolly, and others. A ...
ILLABAROOK. PRESBYTERIANISM. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 9 May 1914
1LLAIMRQ0K. presbyterianisal | A conference of representatives of the Berringa district Presbyterian Mission was held on Tnesday even ing at the Illabarook church. The delegates present were Berringa. Messrs J. Robertson and R. H. M'Clure; Illabarook, Messrs R M'Kay, J. Rizzoli, T. Burnett; Cape Clear, Messrs A. T. Hoare and T. Whitney. Itsv. J. Hall occupied the chair. The object of the meet ing was to consider matters apper taining to the welfare of the mis sion. The financial aspect provok ed some discussion, and it was agreed to establish a special fundE for stipend purposes, to which each of the churches would monthly con tribute a specified quota. It wag suggested that the ladies be inter viewed at Illabarook and Cape Clear with a view to the formation of a. ladies1 guild, in order that bazaars, socials, concerts, and horticultural shows could be arranged and cacv ried out under their supervision. For Chronic Chest Complaints, Woods' Great Peppermint Cure, Is 63.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 9 May 1914
Sunday Services. P BESBYTBEIAN CHURCH. Illabarooic, 11: Berrinsra, 7. Subject—" Christ's Cure For Worry." Rev J. Hall. G L I C A N CHURCH Illabarook 3, Cape Clear 11, Berringa 1. Preacher, Mr Shilton. M ETHODIST CHURCH Berringa—11, Mr Wilkinson ; 7, Mr Provan. Staffordshire Reef—3.30, Mr Provan. Dereel—11, Mr Provan. Enfield—2. Mr Provan. SALVATION ARMY—lla.m. Holiness Meeting. 3 p.m., Free sad Easy. 7 p Salvation Meetinc. Captain W, J. Spiller. Lieutenant G. Wells. £&lt;BURCH OF CHRIST Staffordshire Reef—School, 2.30 p.m. Worship, 3.30 p.m For Sale . FOR SALE FOR REMOVAL.—Good ■1-roomed w.b. HOUSE, in cood order. For particulars apply M. O'Don nell, Derwent Jacks. FOR SALE CHEAP.—Good Houses, in Berrinpa and other parts of the district. Jas. Collins, Berringa. Business Notices. A Word to Farmers. If you have'nt bean getting satisfaction from your seeds—if they have'nt been as fresh and as clean as they should be—try OURS for your next sowing. We guaran tee ALL Our Seeds to ...
BALLARAT POULTRY MARKET. Thusday. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 9 May 1914
BALLARAT POULTRY MARKET. Tlniristlrty. . T. J. Lawless and Co. report:—A heavy yarding of all classes and prices slightly advanced, pullets selling very well. Prime Cobblers made TJd to Sd per lb; liens and medium lots, 6d to "id per lb; prime roosters, to 6/; medium lots, 3/ to 4/6: leavy hens, 2/6 to 3/3; medium, 2/ to 3/6: pullets, 5/G to 6/3 for forward lots; small birds, 2/ to 3/9; ducklings, 4/ to 4/9; old ducks, 3,6 to 4/; geese, 4/; pigeons, 1/5 to If! per pair.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 9 May 1914
The bushmau reined up at the hut, And skipped down from Ilia hack; A voice cane from tho open door: " D'ye get the bottle, Jack?" Then Jack dived for his saddle-bag— " I did, old chap; for sure Old Bill will soon be well—I've got The Woods' Great Peppermint Cure!" Special Advertisements. Licensing Act 1890. NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TRANSFER OF LICENSE. WE, Hugh liruton, of Pitlield Road, the holder of a Hotel License for the house and premises known as the Coach and Horses Hotel situated at Pit field Road in the" Licensing District of Pitfield, transferror, and Mary M'Carron, of Bemnga, proposed transferee, do hereby give notice that it is our intention to apply to tho Licensing Court for the said Licensing District on the 19th day of May, 1914, at 12 o'clock noon at Smythes dale for a transfer of the said License from the said Hugh IJraton to the said Mary M'Carron. Given wider our hands this 2nd day of May, 1914. HUGH BRUTON, Transferror. MAllV M'CARRON, Proposed Transferree. Wit...
It Is Said. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 9 May 1914
ii Is sail That some of the East Riding councillors have great memories for forgetting. They promised long ago to have pipes laid on to a resi dence from the Illabarook reservoir, but the work still remains—a pro mise. That the Inverleigh residents are . going to mike their recreation re serve worthy of the name. There j is to be a spectators' pavilion, as well as dressing rooms. That arrangements are being made to start a debating club at Kake wood, and it should be a special source of attraction during the win ter months. Mr J. M. Routson has the preliminaries in hand. The Berringa A.N.A. team are open to meet them as soon as they are ready. That the annnal Catholic concert at Rokewood will take place next month. That the Rokewood Progress As sociation are a really live body. The main thoroughfare is going to have an avenue of pin&lt;3s some day; wonderfully rapid strides are being made with the laying out of a re creation reserve for sports gather inge and for the young t...
THE "Berringa Herald" PUBLISHED EVERY SATURDAY MORNING [Registered at the General Post Office Melbourne, for transmission by post as a Newspaper.] SATURDAY, MAY 9, 1914. THE STATE ELECTION. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 9 May 1914
THE "Berrinffa Herald" "i.'lt|,ISHED EVEHY 3ATDRDAY MORNING [Registered at the General Post Office Melbourne, for transmission by post as a Newspaper.] Saturday, May !), 1914. the state election. In connection with the approaching State election the Liberal party- are actively at work organising. Cr Poyn ton, who opposed the sitting member on the last occassion, is announ«ed as the one to be likely selected to contest the seat. ENTERTAINMENT. On Thursday evening next an enter tainment is to be given in O'Farrell's Hall by the Gurtivitch Family in aid of the Berringa Worn-out Miners' Fund. The programme to be submitted is a varied one. A dance follows the con cert. BEKRINGA HOVERS' CLUB. There was a good gathering of foot ballers .-it a meeting hold on Saturday evening to resuscitate the Berringa Ro vers' Club. Mr Bert Woodward presided. The officers elccted were:—President. Mr .1. O'Doimell; vice-president, Mr L. llan sen; secretary and captain, Mr _ Bert Woodward; vice-captain, Mr ...
A LITTLE NATURE TALK. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 9 May 1914
A LITTLE NATURE TALK. Not only naturalists, but everyone who lias watched ants has wondered how they find their way to and from their nests. A French naturalist, M. Cornetz, who watched ants in Algeria, tells the results of his observations. The ant, he says, in its outward jour ney, proceeds throughout in the di rection initially chosen; on its return the insect places its body at the same angle, and walks in the opposite di rection. The body of the ant would, there fore, act as a kind of compass needle. If an ant is caught at the nest and transported to a point some yards distant the insect is quite incapable of finding its way back. It runs around on the ground until it accidentally comes across the entrance to the bur row. The case is quite different if an ant is allowed to find its way to a distance unmolested. On leaving the nest it places. itself in a certain direction, and holds the same, no matter what obstacles it may meet en route, and no matter what side tracks it may oc...
THE INTERVENTION OF JOHN CHUMLEY. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 9 May 1914
THE INTERVENTION OF JOHN CHUMLEY. By John J. Armstrong. John Cliumley lowered his sixpenny thriller as the tired-looking woman en tered his sittiug-room, and regarded her with a smilo on liis broad red lace. Seated in a remarkably easy chair, with slippers and his oldest jacket 011, pipe well going, and a glass of what he termed "comfort" to his hand, John, on this Christmas Eve, would have admitted that lie was doing very well. He was getting to the age when material comforts arc appreciated. "Well, most excellent, Mrs. Moggs!" he said, cheerily. "Quite ready lor Christmas?" "Christmas don't mean much to me these times," returned the thin-l'aced landlady. "Things wus dil'f'rent when lie wus alive. Now, with my lad in India, it'll be quiet enough. I got an invite this mornin* from my sister l'em, in Plarstow but I'm sendin* her a postcard." "Why not go and liave a romp?" suggested John. "And my best gentleman left here oil his own!" "Nonsense!" protested John, with his jolly laugh. ...
II. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 9 May 1914
The dusk had fallen some time, and had almost turned to decidcd dark ness, as Cranleigh's wife stood by the open studio window, waiting for Cur tis to come up to dinner. She hated having her meals alone, and since her husband's departure Dick and 6he usually dined together, either at home or out at a restaurant. They had i been very pleasant, all those little tete-a-tete meals, and the little jaunts that had been the order of things dur ing this past two monhs of Cranleigh's absence. And It was wonderful, now she came to think of It, how quickly the time had passed. Two days later lier husband would be back—dear, good-natured, easy-going "old John. And Dick—to-morrow Dick would be gone. She wondered curiously, as she leaned her arms on the window-sill, watching the twinkling lights on the river, that turn it 'by night into a won derful enchanted land, full of mystery and fascination, juBt why he wob go ing oil to Algiers on this trip; and she realised with somewhat startling suddenn...
THE TEST. STORY OF A WOMAN'S AWAKENING. I. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 9 May 1914
THE TEST. STORY OF A WOMAN'S AWAKENING. By Constanco Eune. Cranleigh, on liis side of the break fast table, looked up wiia a sudden exclamation ot dismay from the letter he was reading—a 'big, official-looking document. "Little woman," he said, regret fully, watching his wife's face, "I've got to leave you." btif put down a morsel of toast and stared ai liini in pretty consternation. "Leave me?" she echoed. Then she Hashed all the armor of her dimpling smile at him. "Tived of me at last, John?" she asked lightly. lie laid a strong-looking brown hand over one of hers as an answer lo her query. "I'm afraid it's going to be more than the usual few days this time, Alidge," ho said; "and 1 can't take you out with me—Cairo. It means a couple of months, I expect. The Chief"—he turned to the big, import ant-iooking sheet again, headed Down ing-street—"The Chief says I'm to hold myself in readiness to start to day, if necessary." Her ibrow puckered into a frown. "But I don't see iu the leaBt...
TUNNEL & TRADES V FANCY. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 16 May 1914
TUNNEL & TRADES V FANCY. As a sequel to a challenge recent ly made, sides representing the above teams lined up in the Ber ringa Recitation Reserve on Satur day to decide the championship of Berringa. The rf 6ult was a decisive victory for the Tunnel and Trades, who showed superior judgment, greater staying powers, and fleetness of loot than did their opponents. But if tiaininp had been resorted to there might have been a different tale to tell, and as the Fancy lads a»e going in for consistent exercise (hue is a charc* of the tables being turned whtn the return match is played. It was amusing to . the spectators to watch aome,. of the players make a desperate dash for the ball, and after covering a few yards double np with the " stitch " in the side. There is one thing—and it is a desirable feature in all gameB —good humor prevailed through - on*. The central umpire was Will Cross, He made the first three quarters pretty fast, with the result that in the last quarter his be...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 16 May 1914
Bnsiness Notices. l&JRoff TAILORS AND 007 FITTERS, ~ OPPOSITE BALLARAT EAST P.O. We have a Beautiful STOCK OF SUITINGS, made specially for us in Great Britain. Call and see them. We keep two Cutters, who watch the latest English styles. The Hat Department is full of the latest Shapes and Colours. "We do a big hat trade, and our Prices are I low. Winter Underclothing: Is a Line that we do well. Ready-Made Clothing, , Cut like Orders, with Best Lininss that will wear well, and made on the premises. i Neclc Wear of the Best Everything Worn by Man or Boy is Kent-in Stock. Tel. 217. Public Notices J. M. HOWLETT Grocer, Draper, Produce Merchant HOUSE, LAND, AND COMMISSION AGENT, &c. NOTE—Yates' New Assortment of Seeds Just Arrived. Catalogues on Application. Wanted to Buy. About 200 Eags of Good Feed Oats. Send Particulars to above Firm. ***#*******#***********#*■ The Ballarut Trustees, Executors, and Agency Company, limited. OFFICE—CAMP STREET. DIRECTORS: JOHN M'LEOD. Cha...
WARRAMBINE. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 16 May 1914
WARKAffBIXE. The rainfall, aa registered by Mr A. P. Bingley at. Warrambine, has up to the 13th inst., been 410 points from the beginning of the year, as follows:—January, 80; February, 15 ; March, 111; April, 174 ; May 13th, 30. The country is in great need of a heavy fall, and a down pour of 3 inches would be very wel come.
Civilisation or Naturalisation? [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 16 May 1914
Civilisation or Naturalisation? An election canvasser was going liis rounds. He called at a house occupied by a Belgian and his family. The lady answered the door. "I should be pleased, madam," said the canvasser, "i£ you would tell me whether your husband is naturalised or not." "Naturalised!" exclaimed the wo | man, indignantly. "Why, what do : you mean? Do you think I married I a savage?"
ROKEWOOD JUNCTION. STATE SCHOOL CONCERT. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 16 May 1914
ROKEWOOD J!'.\CTIO.\. STATE SCHOOL CONCERT. There is nothing like a children's entertainment to draw a large gathering, and a bumper house is expected at the entertainment to be given here on Friday, the 2lUh inst., in aid of the Equipment Fund, the stall' and committee being anxious to obtain incieased shelter shed ac commodation, a piano, and sewing machine for the school. The chil dren have been rehearsing for some time, and as Mr and Mrs Norman MacHutcliison and their assistants are adepts in the arrangement of juvenile entertainments, something worth seeing and hearing should be the case on the 29th.
FOE THE FARMER. THE ROTARY DISC PLOUGH. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 16 May 1914
FOE THE FARMER. THE ROTARY DISC PLOUGH. The rotary disc plough possesses the following advantages over the mould-board implements: — 1. Owing to the construction ar.d r.;ovement of the discs the draught is greatly reduced, and the capacity of the i:i.,)ieniLiUs considerably increas ed. 2. Their g.eat power in breaking up hard land makes it possible to com mence the ploughing of stubble land much earlier than is the case when mould hoards are used, thus increas ing the capacity of the soil to re ceive and retain moisture at a season when, under ordinary conditions, sat isfactory mould board work is im practicable. 3. The work is more cheaply done. Tlio discs are so placed that one disc forces the broken soil sideways against the next one, pulverising it and performing the operation of pack ing, thereby improving the sscd fled and preventing the escaped moisture to a greater extent than is possible in the more open work of other ploughs. Preference should be given to implements that h...