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HARCOURT FRUITGROWERS' ASSOCIATION. MONTHLY MEETING, EXPORT TRADE INFORMATION. PREPARING FOR SHIPPING STRIKE. HARCOURT TO SEND EIGHT MEN TO LOAD FRUIT. [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 20 January 1914
HARCQURT FRUITGROWERS' ASSO CIATION >T ■ — MONTHLY MEETING, EXPORT TRADE INFORMATION. PREPARING FOR SHIPPING I STRIKE. IIARCOURT TO SEND EIGHT MEN TO LOAD FRUIT. The monthly meeting of tho Har court Fruitgrowers' Association w as held on Friday evening, the vice-pre sident, Mr. A. E. Eagle, being in the C The correspondence read _ at th* meeting included an interesting letter from Mr. Thos. Petty, of Doncaster, who has lately returned from England, and who had beetrinvited by the Asso ciation to visit Harcourt, and to give his experiences regarding the export trade in fruit. Mr. Petty regretted his inability to accept the invitation, but said that in the export of fruit Har court growers had not much to learn, as the fruit was of the best quality, and usually brought the top price on the market. There were no better judges of-fruit than the London buj ers, and yet some exporters seemed .o think anything would sell. He had seen small immature fruit in Coveiu Garden markets that wo...
CORRESPONDENCE MR GEORGE AND HIS ST. KILDA SPEECH. [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 20 January 1914
CORRESPONDENCE , —r MR GEORGE AND HIS ST. KILDA SPEECH. Sir,—Your report in last Tuesday's issue of our great mooting at St. Klhla against the dance ball there is almost totally untrue. The "Argus" boy reporter came for. an interview which 1 courteously gave, Tbo facts are these—A splendid meet ing, a great, crowd of dancers (just what we wanted) assembled. I was boo-hooed and counted out, but not knocked out, nor was I the least al armed, as the "'Argus" penny-rag made out. I did ask for protection, as we were a few against a thousand. I was personally kicked by a larrikin when being escorted by the police, who gave us full permit to hold the meeting. The brute, who answered me, at my own request, said exactly what the "Argus" reports. Finally, I was not "swallowed up in the crowd on the Esplanade." The boy reporter went homo to his mammy, and I (speak it gently) went to the dance hall, and saw the dancing between known pro curers and decent young men and wo men, ■who knew not. the...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 20 January 1914
I'OLLiXGWOOD XI'USE jp^AA'S HKCOWMEXDS DR. MOB-1 W sF^ I n \ ROOT P1I.T.S TO; t I a LAIS. | A. tv-'.lars, of 174. Easy j ^uv>!. '.vrites* : "As a\ standing at Col-; iing-vood, I hr&lt;v&lt;;- found 1; . :;c-L't'-ssa i!! many accouche ment eases to re conmiPiui Dv. Morse's Indian Root Pills.1 They are almoo-. universally us^d. In fact, many of my patiems _ 1 found using your medicine already. Per sonally, I Can say they 3rs iaai,--°r cousl'Pat'»on. 1 bo,vr.i^i;;iK aiannvr, and I w th™- b'cnuse thov ox col loin j They act! would IlOi; • . ;u^c moy defy tlic j ad ;V~1S: cor:.-;iipatioii continuing,! t!*" r^ore health in a very "ri.u10- \°" have n:y consent to in? n ,,'5Umo>"1y l'or publication, I trsouV!r' de"veiJ great bene
ENTERTAINMENTS VERNE'S VAUDEVILLE CO. TOWN HALL,—THURSDAY NEXT. [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 20 January 1914
ENTERTAINMENTS YERXE'S VAUDEVILLE CO. TOWN HALI,—-THURSDAY NEXT. Mr. Cecil Verne, who will be remem bered as scoring; a bin: success with -in? Town Hal! Pictures Co., a few months aero, will again visit Castiemaine on Thursday next, with a first-class vau deville company, consisting of eleven well-known metropolitan performers, so lovers of this popular form of am usement will be splendidly catered for. The season is for two nights only. Thursday and Friday next, 'and the programme is full of variety, as, in ad dition to Mr Verne, the following art ists will appear :—Chas. Pitman, a popular musician and ragtime"king of the violin and comet: Billy Malouey, the young comedian who has set Mel ; "bourne talking, and late of Wm. And erson's panomime; Roy Ves'io, the cle ! ver juggler: the Two Vs. who bring down the house with their patter and harmony: Vivie Powers, Australia's dainty soubreue; Havry Coyle, self raising comedian (iate, gaiety); Alice Baptist, a soprano; Les Vane, favorite...
COMMERCIAL. BENDIGO GRAIN MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 20 January 1914
COMMERCIAL. I BENDIGO GRAIN MARKET. I - - 1 . I The hay market was-abundantly supplied last week, the consignments being in excess of requirements, and a few loads remained unsold. A mode rate demand prevailed at late rates. The quality of the hay is splendid, be ing probably the best for many years. Very little straw came to hand. Wheat firmed somewhat for forward business during the week, partly in sympathy with an advance in the European mar ker. Quotations :—Hay, oaten sheaves, £2 -per ton; wheaten, £2 per ton; wheat, 3. 3 per bushel'; oats, 1/8 per bushel: straw, 30/ per ton; flour, £8 5/ nertou: bran, £4/10/ per ton; pol lard, £4/15/ per ton; Cape barley, 3/6 bushel; new potatoes, Carmens, £5 10/ to £&lt;"> per ton; Pinkeyes, £4/5/to £4/30/ per ton: - n-?w o lions,' Gluue, £10 per ton.
STATE PARLIAMENT HOUSES MEET TO-DAY. CABINET PREPARES. MELBOURNE, Monday. [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 20 January 1914
STATE PARLIAMENT j ■ * HOUSES MEET TO-DAY. CAD 1XET PREPARES. .MELBOURNE, Monday. After au adjournment of a month, both Houses of 1 "lie Slate Parliament will meet to-morrow to finish the'work' of the session. In the Legislative As sembly Sir Frank Madden, the Speak er, will take the chair at 3.SO p.m., and the 'Legislative Council will begin its sitting an hour later. At a meeting of the Cabinet held this Afternoon, Ministers made prepar ations for to-morrow. This was the first, meeting of the Cabinet since Mr \V. A. Watt, the Premier, Mr D. Mac kianon, the Attorney-General, and "Mr \Y. Hutchinson, Minister for Water Supply, were re-elected to the Legis lative Assembly. It. is expected that there will bo a fair amount of discussion on the Esti mates. Ministers have adopted the Estnnat.es of the first Watt Govern ment. as there has not been time to frame a new financial policy for the year, nearly seven moths of which have now expired. It is thought that, whilo deprecating alteratio...
MISSING STEAMER. FATE OF ACILIA. HAMBURG, Sunday. [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 20 January 1914
3riSSI>'G STEA5IEB. j FATE OF ACILIA. nA.iinu'Kij', sunaay. After a lapse of three months, news has been received here of the fate of the Hamburg-Amerika liner Ac-ilia, 5693, which is due to arrive at Monte Video from Europe early in November. The bodies of the third officer and a sailor of the Acilia have 'been picked up in the Straits of Magellan, wliile a quantity of wreckage has been found. The natives in the vicinity report that in October a large vessel founder ed in the Straits.
DISTRICT COMPETITIONS. B. GRADE. WOOLLEN MILL V. MUCKLEFORD. [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 20 January 1914
district competitions. B. GRADE. WOOLLEN* MILL V. MUCKLEFORD. This match wa? concluded on Satur day, and resulted in a win for the Mill team. The scores wore : — WOOLLEN' MILL. Firs; Innings .. .. TO Second Innings. D. Williamson, c A. Bassei't. b W. Bassett • • IS W. Kerr, b W. Swift -21 V>\ Gaultoii, c A. Basse:'., b P. Con- j way IS | J. Xonh, c A. Bassett, bL. Peiich 1-3 i r. Snackenberg. c E. Doidge, b L. | Pencil 3S j J. Evans, not our f> t Sundries S' | foi'ai 124; I Innings declared olosod. i ! MUCKLEFORD. i s 'Firs:, innings .... 36 : I Second Innings:. j | J. Talbot, b F. Snackenberg .. 10! | J. Coiirov, b \V. Gaulton .. .. 5 ! I L. Peiich; run out 4 f E. Bogie, b F. Snackenberg .. .. 4 | W. S'lVift, b F. Snackenberg .. 2 jjC. Paseoe, stp., b F. Snackenberg 3 \A. Eassea, not out 22 |E. Doidge. not out 23 I Sundries .. • 7 I Tola! for 6 wickets 116 I Bowling P. Snackenberg, 4 for 155; W. Gaulton, 1 for IT; C. Johns, 0 Sfor 11; C. Flalmsiiaw, 0 for 13; J. I North, ior ...
SPORTING NEWS CRICKET. WEDNESDAY ASSOCIATION. JEWELL TROPHY COMPETITION. C.U.C.C. V. ST. KILIAN'S. [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 20 January 1914
SPORTING NEWS ■ .. ^_ ClilCKET. WEDNESDAY ASSOCIATION. JEWELL TROPHY COMPETITION. C.U.C.C. V. ST. KILIA.VS. Matches in the above competition are being; suspended in order that the C.U.C.C.- cIu-b eleven might engage in a match against the Bendigo St. Kiliaifs Club, on the Camp Reserve, commenc ing at - p.m. Tho C.U.C.C. team against St. KUi ;ui's will be composed of :—B. Barnes, H. Colurey, A. D. Freeman, W. Free man, T. Iiodson, P. House, A. Jewei), \V. Xewham, .V. Robinson, H. Shelton, and "\V. Baker. Players arc requested to be on the ground ar 1.45 o'clock. *v\vivc v& 3- probability of a second nv.uc\\ taking; place on the "Western ■Reserve. 'The -Bendigo Beehive club has been written to, !uu np in timc of '.vriiing, nothing definite has been arrange J. The following ponus have boon sco red in tiie coin petition : — Metiioiiis: Ma! (ion C.U.C.C. Anglican Points. 7 0 .. —1 .. —-0
KYNETON DISTRICT ASSOCIATION. CHAPMAN TROPHY COMPETITION. [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 20 January 1914
KYK'ETON DISTRICT ASSOCIATION. mCHAPMAS TROPHY COMPETITION. i m ; The fourih match in the second! Iround for the above (writes our Elph-j tinstone correspondent) was played on j Isaiurday. Daphnes met Camelias, at j gMalmsbury, and got such a trouncing i Itbat nothing: but careful nursing and J ty o: physic will cause them t:o re-) Vnr-ir equlibrium. The scores vere 112 to 36. The Taradale Wall powers resurrected and attacked t.be gClematis from Spring Hill at Taradale, " scored a decisive victory by a two ■to one majority, which ought to put heart into tilings ere the competition closes. Kyuteon Pansies met Boronias, but, of course, Pansies are too big game for any of the other reams, in fact-the odds are a million to one on.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 20 January 1914
WEI YEAR, 1914 Fancy Goods, Station ery, Xmas Presentsf Post Cards, Castle maine Views, etc. E. & M. Vale Have just opened , up a Large Stock of Christmas Goods, embracing amongst other novelties— Perfumery, Wallets, Handbags, Purses, Leather Goods, Ladies' Coinpauious. AUTOGRAPH and POST CARD ALBUMS. CHINA WARE and GLASSWARE, THE QUALITY IS THE BEST. WE ARE IN A POSITION TO OFFER OUR GOODS AT PRICES THAT MUST APPEAL TO THE THRIFTY. SPECIAL EFFORTS MADE TO PLEASE THE CHILDREN. E. and M. VALE, E. and M. VALE MARKET SQUARE, CASTLBMAENE. Mamma's going te wash me Daby's chief charm lio3 in his soft find lovely skin. To acquire tlmfc purity atul delicacy of skin health use Uc-xona Skin .and Facial Soap. Washing with Uexona Soap first takes aivay ail impurity ami dirt, then softens the "kin crlk and acts as a tonic upon the euticie. s\> thai tho elasticity is strengthened, and the result give; tiic soft- bloom of health that mo sec in early youth. Nothing so promotes and main t...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 20 January 1914
AMUSEMEOTS, ETC. Announcement Extraordinary ! TOWN HALL, THUHSDAY and FiMDAY NEXT Two nights only. BKTURX OF MK, CECIL YERX1-] (Xiato Verne and Ewart). With all his Star Vaudeville Company, You nm depend upon seeing n good, clean show. Look at the hill (all metropolitan artists), Chas. Pit man, etc. Chas. Pitman, the wonderful .musi cian, ho plays seven different instru ments, a musical treat, ragtime violin ist's and corne'tist. Billy Maloney, the man in the red suit, late Win. Ander son's pantomimo. Roy Vesio, the marvellous comedy juggler. The Two V's, patterists and humorists, in a few funny things, introducting the trom bone maniac. Vivie Powers, dainty sonbrette. Harry Covle, the self- rai sing comedian (late Gaiety). Les Vane, Melbourne's favorite baritone. Alice Baptist, America's colored sop rano. Alie Hord, refined serio. Violet Wood, clever little singer and dancer. Gee! but, we'll have to get some money to pay this bunch. Change pro gramme. PRICES—Res. stalls, 3/; stalls...
(ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.) THE Hertzian Voice A STORY OF STRANGE ADVENTURE AND ROMANCE OF WIRELESS TELEGRAPHY. CHAPTER III. THE SHADOWING PAST. [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 20 January 1914
ttMH (ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.) THE Hertzian Voice BY A. 8. AKTIIl'K. A STORY OF STRANGE ADVENTURE AND ROMANCE OF 1VIRELESS TELEGRAPHY. CHAPTER III. THE SHADOWING PAST. The confessi'on o£ that mood was a costly one, for before the week was out they had, in some way, wearied of the sigh-t of that daily procession of nephritics and neurotics, and were off j again, like a pair of homeless swal lows, to the Rhine salmon and the Black Forest venison of Baden. From there they fled to the mountain air of St. Miritz, where they were frozen out and driven back to Paris—but always spending freely and- thinking little of the vague to-morrow. Durkin, indeed, recognised the taint of improvidence in his veins. He was a spendthrift; he had none of the temperamental foresight and frugality of his wife, who reminded him, from time to time, and with ever-iircreasing anxiety, of their ever-melting letter of credit. But, on the other hand, she stood ready to sacrifice everything, in order to build some new...
CHAPTER IV. THE WIDENING ROAD. [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 20 January 1914
CHAPTER IV. THE WIDEXI'XG ROAD. Under ihe softly-waving palms of hat midnight garden, Durkin relived heir feverish past, month by remem jered month, until they found the need u money staring them in the face. He ! aviewed each increasing dilemma, un 1, eventually, lie had left her in her i ■qualid Paris pension with her music i mpils and the last eighty francs, | . hile lie clutched at the passing straw l an exporting house clerkship in iarseilles. The exporting house, j •■hich was under American guidance. !.id flickered and gone out ignomini •usly, and week by desperate week ach new promise of lionest work oemed to wither into a chimera at his jverish touch. He had been told l a demand for electrical experts at Tangier, and had promptly worked his uissage to that outlandish seaport on i Belgian coasting steamer, only to hid a week's' employment installing a .urglar-alarni system in the warer \ouso of a Liverpool shipping comp any. In.Gibraltar, a week or two onger, he had been able...
CHAPTER V. THE GREAT DIVIDE. [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 20 January 1914
CHAPTER V. THE GREAT DIVIDE. ! Durkin waited until, muffled aud tar ■ away. the throb and drone ot an or chestra floated up to him. Tins was , followed, seattoringly, by the bells of the different' tables d'hoto. Tney, too. sounded thin and remote, drifting up through iuo soft, warm air that had always seemed so exotic to hitiuso redolent, of foreigu-odored flowers, so burdened with alien-smelling tobacco smoke, of unfamiliar sea scents incon gruously shot through with even the fumes of an unknown and indescrib able cookery. While thai genial shrill and tinkle of many bells meant refreshment and most gregarious frivolity for the chat tering. loitering, laughing and ever spectacular groups so far below him— and how ho hated their outlandish gibberish ami their arrogant European iloofucss! — L moan; for him hard work, and hard work of a somewhat perilous and stimulating nature. For. as the last of the li-.1 nr.!rely noisy groups made their way thros-V; the deepening twilight to the di...