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POULTRY FOR EXPORT. All Classes wanted. [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 5 March 1914
POULTRY FOR EXPORT. All Classes wanted. We buy by live weight. Crates lent. No Commission or Cartage Charged. Chickens & Ducklings, 6d lb. Old Fowls from 2/* to 4/6 pair, any breeds. DAVID HYLAND & SONS, SENNITT'S FREEZING WORKS, MELBOURNE. up honse for themeeolvcs at 30 was lmen00. The decllno In the figures after this is rapid, only 3700 men and 1OD womren of the ege of 40 married last year In Japan. Practically every Japanese man who does not join a Buddlhist onas tery marries. The old bachelor, and the old maid are almost unknown In the land of the chrysanthemum.
SPORTING V.R.C. Autumn Races Wallalo Wins the Australian Cup. [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 5 March 1914
--..-T----':- .? , V.R.C. Autumn Races =Wallalo Wins the A?uaitrio. Iainl Outp. The Auttimn. meeting at Fieinington, inaugurated on .Snturday,,was continlled on Tuesday with a.' reotd attenidance and the racing .was of -lhigh'-elandard throughout. ' Results of the'ranos a"reans, follows:: I1opeFal. Stnitno Rontyga (P Ke ll }:10 1` " Vormwood t 7.10,.,, ., Vran Biene? 710 -?i.`:..,: :1: Betting:- o Lo4 :Kiitle, oitto 1 the w~iner. 'ion' iy' iL eand;Tiime 1.21. Ascotvale;Stakes: . Traquette;.S., . :. Betting:-13 to 8 on the winneri. , by 5 lengthis. Tinme 1.1? ::'' AUiSTrALLAN CUP. Wallalo, hy'. Walhlee-Hnio (Grany) Uki,hhy Sehlimmel-Pearlie (.1i G. Lane) 0.7.. ... . OClamln, by Tapioean-Thunder Prin re"c (Ringer) 7.3 . 20 etarters.' . Bettingi-3 to,l Belore,: to. 2 the winner-., Won easily byt)o` lengths. Time 3. 6. `-stlarehi Steeplechase. P :ldda(O'NBeill) 9.i Bettewynd, 10.11 t,'2:: C: mnscede;, 10.6 3 . 3 i t Dend heat.l ' =i.etting:- to 1 to I.nC seide, 0 tol Sapper, 7 to I Seri...
The Zlilah Harrison Entertainers. [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 5 March 1914
The ZIllah Hatrlrilsoha En,tertainerrs.. On Tnuesdaiy iight neitt in the Mled ninnies' Inttittite the above company vilijnake their first appelrance before a asterton anidience. The prineipil, Mliss,Zillah l-larrison is a soprano well. known to Sydney in the. Iowli Thill ol whlichlcity shie has ande several very siiecessfnul.ippearanres. The- press in -speaking of Mis: Ilarrisnl, malde slipeial amention: or the charmningl naffeelcted stage presence !of tlii gifteld rtiate, Spportling Miss Harrison, is a strong company of eight versatile. enlertailiers ol a highly. reflied order, comprising a goodly element of comedy, novelty, and delightaful melony, coidceirve to i really enjoyable and very attractive night's enterlainmnent. The hbox plan for Tiols. day night is ait I. JTnles' slntionery s?lop, and there is no extra `charge for hooking.
"Eight Hours' Day." 58th Annual Art Union. [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 5 March 1914
"EigIti Hours' 'Day." 581th Annitill Art Union. Tlhe Eighit Hours Ciommittee an. aonnIes elsewhere in this issue its 08th Annual Art Union, ip which 100 prizes, of a total vnlie of £1000 will be distrib uted. Tie first prize is valued at £500, the second £100, and tile third £50. Tlhe support accorded the undertaking last year was so generous that the Commit. tee wore eiabledj to.donate a very sob slantini sulm to the hlospitnls anind Pnublic Charities, to which the proceeds are de. voted. [t will be the fifty-eighth cele bration of the establishment of the sys. rten which enjoins ".Eight hours' labor, eight hours' recreation, and eight hours' rest." The Committee has already made lhmnnplete arrangements in connection with the Fete, whiph will be held at tihe Exhibition i?uildings, tMonday 27th April. A splendid programme of spoits and amusements has been arranged for Eight Hours' Day, which has been de. clared a Public and Bank Holiday throughout the State. Numnerous special attrac...
Merino. [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 5 March 1914
Merino. Mr S. Montgomery, manager Merino hitter Factory, has decided to visit his native country, Ireland, and, expects to have a six month's holiday in the old country.'. He loeres Merino next week, and wrill sail in one of the Orieht liners aboit the middle of next month. :ir Montgomery's many friends in this dis. trient will be unanimous in wishing hin nii erijoyable trip. ' .In the cricket match , Farmers A.N.A. played yesterday thie former, won by 13 runs. Details unavoidably hIebd over.. . .:
Scientific Sight Testing. [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 5 March 1914
Scientific Sight Testing, Scilentfic, methods and modern equlip. ment enable Mr 8. B. Abotomey, the well-known optician, to gtlaranteeo com-. fort and efficlency. Consult him regard. ing your eyes and for your spectacles. Mr Abotomey will visit the district as follows:-Mt. Gambier, Fridayand Satur day, March 13 and 14, at Jene's Hotel; Casterton, all day Monday, March 16, at Casterton Hotel; Coleraine, all day Tues day, March 17th, at Korolte Tnn; Hamil ton, Wednesday, March 18th, at Victoria Hotel.
CRIMEAN VETERAN [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 5 March 1914
CRIMEAN VETERAN Admiral Sholto Douglas died at Seouthsea on Saturday at the age o[ Si (says "The Daily N?ews and Leader" of December 29). He cnteredthe navy In 1847, and saw service during the Haifir and Burmese wars. During tihe Russian war he was present at the bombardment of Sveaburg, serving aboard the Duke of Wellington. In the Chinese war. 1866-68, he commanded the Coromandel at the capture of the Bogus forts, and also at the destruction of the Fatshan ilotlla of war junks. Other services which the late Admiral rendered during the war sore at the capture of Canton in December. 1857, and of the peiho forts in 1858. While serving on the Vest Coast of Africa he was instru mental In liberating 1200 slaves. IiajoroGeneral Charles Stuart Lane died on Saturday afternoon at lar court House, Camberiey, In Iis 03rd year. lie served during the 'Indian Mutilny, the 1lihotan expedition, 1863, and the Afghan war of 1878-I. and re tired from the Indian Army in 18032. MdaJor-Geineral Charles ...
CHILD LOVERS' FATE [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 5 March 1914
CIiLD LOVERS'' FATE:I:'·-I A pathetlo story of tihe burning to death of a little boy and girl, who, In the pretty way of chlldren., had been fornd "sweethearts" from babyhood, was told ut nll IlnqCest yesterday at Bloughton, Notte (tays" "Thue Dall ' Nwes and Leader of Dcelber r30).+ The victlme were Elselo Powell- and Maurlco Pctltnger, both +aged ?youv - yearn'. ar On Saturday aftoernoon;,.- along with`+ ' hIalf.a-dozen youngsters, the children wonllt into Greenlielde Barn to play, ac cordlng to their custom. Tho building ? was stocked with straw. One of the youngsters struclk i match and almost immcdliately the whole Iplace- bocame alight.' Terrfllled, the children rushed out, obut Else and Maurlce failed to esealpe. ++ After thle llames had been extin colshed and the roof had fallen.in the bodies of two little vlctims..were found huddled up In a corner,: where evlidently the nlad had done his little+ boet to keelp Ills companlon - away fronm danger. Both children wero burnt trac...
SCROOGE IS HEARD "BLACKMAIL AND CACOPHONY." [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 5 March 1914
SCROOGE IS HEARD "BLACKMAIL AND CACOPHONY." : That Christmas is no longer a fes tival, but a nulsanne, has long been a heresy privately held by many. ButI with the dreadful example of'Scrooge before them they have dared to noth Ing more than dark mutterlngs. T"hey are of those who give, but without Joy. and who let the dogs loose on carollers If the street Is so dark hat tile dogs cannot be rocognlsed. : But tills year-it In a fact so nignll cant that the sounds of the knell should be mentloned to all those wlh claIm they retain the true spirit of"; Chrletma..-t.he heretics are publicly.:,: statlng their heresy. "Thle Clrlstnmas box," said one o these blasphecmers to a "Dally News" repreeen tatlt'e. "ought to Io sup pressed. We have had enough of this blackmaIl. and the risk held over 'u: of being denounced as curmudgeon, a Scrooge, by all thle leeches who have ever said 'Geod morning' to, us throughout tile year. It Is time It was stopped.' It Is senseless. "If a mnan who Is employ...
PRICES AND WAGES FOOD PRICES INDEPENDENT OF PAY [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 5 March 1914
PRICES AND WAiES FOOD PRICES INDEPINDINT OF PAY (By L. 0. Chlozza Money, in "Daily News and Leader.") Staring out at me from the columns of a daily newspaper, publ!shed as the consIdered utterance of a member .o Parliament, I see a statement to the offect that if the wages of British work mon were doubled to-morrow, .the change would be of no value to them because the prices of commodities would rise in the same proportion, and there fore they woold be no better of than before. It Is necessary to take serious note of this statement, because I find it Is the expression of an opinion which Is widely held up and down the United fingdom at the present time. This opinion has gained ground because of the reaction in prices which has taken place during the last half generation. Because that rise in prices has can celled the value of the rise in wages in the same period, people have Jumped to the conclusion that higher wages and higher prices are necessary coucomi tants of each other. It is...
The Great Montamor Case. CHAPTER XIV. At the Cottage. [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 5 March 1914
The' Great Montamor Case. By ALICE M. DIEHL, Authorese of "The Knave of Roarts," CHAPTER XIV. At the Cottage. ,Meanwhlle, the returned heir walt .ed in the miniature drawing-room. He moved about his close quarters like a Polar bear in his 'cage-alternately puzzled, angry, miserable, hopeless. 'Netta loved him, he told himself. She had loved him before the great shock of a contest for her, more un :scrupulous, more terrible than the struggle of two men loving one girl :ls'wont to be in civilised times. 8he had loved him still when he had to make his confession-a confession not only.of the evil accruing to his own passions, but to those of his rival. But had she ever been again the same bright, lovely Notta of the first happy. days at the farm? -- "Never," he thought. She had seemed to recover from the first shock ,of his revoeations. In any case, she :had 'submitted to his wishes-had given her promise to be his wife; nor had she-spotless, innocent of all ,worldly desires-been In the ...
Merino Races. ANNUAL MEETING Easter Monday, April 13, 1914. PROGRAMME [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 5 March 1914
Merino Races. ANNUAL MEETING. Easter Monday, April 13, 1914. I'ROGRItAMME: To start at 1 o'clock. TRIAL HANDICAP, of 10 eove., 1 sov. out of stake to second horse. For all horses that have never won a .stake exceeliug l0 norae. no the flat Distance about nix furlongs. Nomlin. ation 6/, acceptance 4/. IIANDICAI' PONY IACIAU. of 7 aova For all lonies 14.2 and undor. Weight and distance haudicap., eigghts tmuet be given at time of entry. Ponies whose heights are given incorrectly are liable to be re handicapped. About live furlongs. Nomination7/. MEItINO HANDICAP, of 25 nove., 5 nove., out of stake to go to cscond horse. The winner of any handicap flat race after doolaration of weights to carry 7lbs penalty. Distance one mile. Nomination 10/. acceptance. 10/. HANDICAP HURDLE' RACE, of 25 sove., 5 sove. out of stake to go to second horse. The winner of any handicap hurdle race or uteeplechaso after the declaration of the weights te carry 71be penalty. About two miles. Nomination 10/, ac...
GIRL'S RUSSIAN DRESS. [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 5 March 1914
SGIRL'S RUSSIAN DRESS. This design shows a favorite model of's Russian blouse dress with a pep lurn, dropped shoulder and fancy col lar. The blouse has the body in one with the upper part of either of two in three or four pieces. The three piece peplum and body lining may be omitted if not liked. MI. Thorp and Co., sole agents. 191 Collins-street. Melbourno, have But terick's paper pattern 6180 in sizes from 31 to 36 inches bust measure. Price 1/1 posted. j C~ej ML& C eoc
ST. PANCRAS [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 5 March 1914
ST. PANCRAS Mrs H. B3. Irving, famous as the crea tor of the part of "Trllby" on the stage. has played nmany popular roles, but none Inmore popular than that of "pud dling lady" down St. Pancras way. Tile name is an invention of the chil dren, and it has stuck. It should be explained to those who don't know St. Pancras children that Mrs Irving is onee of tile visitors who go unobstrusively among the poor and give valuable hints on household mar ketling and cookery. She related some of her experiences to a "Daliy News" representative: "I may lnd tile mother Ill in bed when I visit a home." she said.' "Or ierhnps she cannot leave the baby and otlhers of the family. They must ;lave their meals, of. course, and it-may not be wise to give the money to buy them. So I go out myself ameng the stalls in Somers Town and see what I can get. "W?ell, I can buy 3 Ibs. of potatoes for --a penny-quite good-a ha'penny worth of carrots. As'for meat, it Is bought In 'pieces.' I buy them at 3d. er 4d. ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 5 March 1914
WE LSBACH THE WORLD'S BEST FOR COUNTRY LIGHTING. Air Gas Machines. The Welsbach Air Gas Ma china Is so aim pie that a child can work It with Imp unlit. Suitable for LIghting. Heat ing and Cook Ing. We guar antee satlafac Ulon with all our Iaohines, and to" prove this we will put a machine in for one month free of chargeo, and if not sult able, will remove same free of all cost to you. Write. for Catalogue. WELSBACH LIGHT COMPANY OF AUSTRALASIA LIMITED, 380 LONSD.LE ST., M?ELDOURNE. Cornish mines and then sold the radi um at a price based mainly on the cost of production, radium might be bought at a few shlllDlgs per milll gramme, as against the present mar ket price of £20. The actual cost of production is quite small. For a precedent tile Government need only go to Austria. whero the State Ilas taken possession of mines which are the richest in radium ore In all tile world." A less confident view was expressed at the Cancer Iiospital lln Fulham road. We Ilhaveo been treating cancer...
RADIUM'S WAR ON CANCER INCURABLE CASES RELIEVED [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 5 March 1914
RADIUM'S WAR ON CANCER INCURABLE CASES RELIEVED While there is as yet no doctor wlho will say that radium Is a "cure" for cancer (says "The Daily Express"), there'is amnlong those who have had ex perienco of the treatment of cancer by radlunm a growing hope that its strange powers may.. one day be successfully harnessed; - ., . :.: Thi? hopo laa 'rteceived what to a eon-medical mind seems like ,a. very wonderful confirmation- In results which have been obtained in the Cancer Cha rity Home connected with the Middleo sex Hospital. But it must be under stood that medical research men. are extremely unwilling to create the Im pression that they have found a "cure"' unless they have much stronger evi dence than has been obtained In the home. Hitherto an Inoperable case of cancer has been regarded as ultimately fatal, save in the rare and almost miracu lous circumstances of a recovery tak Ing place "by itself." The Cancer Charity was founded many years ago as a place In which Incurable ca...
Train Arrangements. [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 5 March 1914
Train Arrangements. Train leoavea.aeterton 8.35 a.m., Sand ford 8.49, Ienry 9.12, Merino 9.40, Gramss late 10.12, Mlaklte 10.25. Braulholme 11.15, arrives Hamilton 11.50. Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Saturday. Train leaves. Hamilton 5 p.m., Branx dlme 6, Mlakite 6.13, Ornesdale 630, Merino 6.55; Henty 7.10, Sandford 7.25, arrives Castorton 7.45 Tuesday and Friday. Leaves lHmilton 6.5, Branshotme 7.15, liskite 7.28, Graasdale 7.40, Merino 8:10, Henty 8.25, Sandford 8.45, arrives Caster ion 9. Thursday. Leaves Hamilton 10.17 a.m., Branx holme 1125. Orassdale 11,53, ..Merino 12.17 p.m., Henty 12.29, Sandferd 12.47, arrives Uastprton 12.55. Leaves COaterton 3.10, Sandford 3.24, Henty 3.42,2 Merino 4.2, Orasadale 4.30, arrives Branxholmo 4.55, arrives Hamil. an 6.8 p.m. " The Casterton News." . iatablf?s led 1875.: Publisled Monu'day a? Thiurdasy. S. Afternoons'. Ha. the Lars CimoulstlaU of any paper printed L .thiss.8 ! s r oiLaslt.-. E" D. GAZZhD, Propraler.
Casterton Court of Petty Sessions. Roster of Justices. [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 5 March 1914
UnaLtorlon Court of Petty sessioins. ltoster of Justices. March 5-Mebere Hugher, Murrell and Little. March 12-Meeere Smith, Holmes and Carmichael. March 19-Mesare Hoses and Veitch. March 26-Mesers Davis and Somrner ville. April 2-lessern Hughes and Davis. April U-Meeers Smith, Rlose and Little. April Iti-Meseore Somerville, ,Murrell and Jackson. April 23-Meters Voitch, HolmIes and Miller. May 7-Mesers Smith and Murrell. May 14-Msnera Hughes and Somer ville. ' May 21-Meeara Veitch, Rose and Car nichiael. May i8-Meoare lHolmes and Davis. Juno 4--Meaeru Smith and Davis. Juno 1l-Me-ers Hughes and Somur ville. June 18-Measrs Holmes and Rose. June 25-Mesers Murrell and Veitch, July 2-Meanors Smith, Hughes and Jackson. July o9-Mesars Ross, Davis and Little. July 16-Messrs So0merville, Murrell, and Veltch. July23-Meaers Holmee, Miller and Hughoaes. July 30-Mousrs Hughes, Smith and Carmichael.
PROGRAMME [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 5 March 1914
P'IlUt.tL&lt;t11E. 1. EDENHOPE MAIDEN HACK RACE, Welter weight fir age. Five' fur. longs. First. 'ttrphy value 2E/21 second, trophy value £1/i. Entry 2s. 2. SANDFORD HANDICAP PONY RACEforpoutie 14.2andunder. Mini. mum weight lst. Five furlongs. First, trophy valoue J1.1- second, trophy valuoCL/1. Entry 3s. 3 CAITERTON ST. PATRICK'S DAY CUP. Al hudicap. Mlinimum weight l0st. One mile. First, trophy value £8/8; second, trophy value -2/2. Entry 7/l. 1. DISTANCE HANDICAP TROT-(in saddle), 1g miles. Horses, 10st 51b or over; Poties, 14 a.u., ist or over, First, trophy value £4 .i; second, trophy value £1 to. 'The beat three planed performances to be sant in with entry. All winners or placed horses In any race after handicaps are declared may be re-handicapped. All riders must ride in colors. To he run under the Rules of the V.T.A. All horses computing, also riders and trainers must he registered ; Feoes, 5s and 2s Gd respectively. Entry, 4s. 5. HARROW & BALMORAL BRUSHI HU...
St. Patrick's Picnic Race Meeting CASTERTON, In aid of the Casterton Convent, TO BE HELD On the Casterton Racecourse, ON Wednesday, March 18, 1914 (First Race to slart at 10 clock) [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 5 March 1914
St. Patrick's Picnic Race Meeting UAST''I?UTON, In aid of the Casterton Convent, TO D(° IIELD On the Casterton Racecourse,, on YWelnelallly, MIlarch 18, 1914 (Iirat itacu to start at 1 o'uloak). l'rouidult, Iev. Fr. ' Iowllllm. Viuu !'r.oidentt, Mosaro K. M. Mattheolon anti .1. Glroy. Sltwurdo, hlo?or. J. Olanoy. J. Llltlo, K. AM. llatlrucot, N. A. 1'oobloo, V. Stock, aod I'. Q. I'innull. lion. Judge, Mir M. OlDooiailli. lion. Starter. Mr J. Little. Ilion. Ilatdicappora, Meoura J. GOlmay lnd K. i. Matheson; Trottoro, Mr II. Malunroy. lion. Clerk of Scales, Mlr .I. Olanov. Ilon. Clerk of Course, Mr A. II. Bilolo. Ilio.: Sureuin. Dre G. 11. Skioner, [. A. lioravit. and W. A. Mlortton. toll. \'eleriluary tSurgoonl, li Norman laocl t tldI. lion. ilnokeopor, Mr Joe. ilonder.n,. :icratchrlng Board, Mr W. tuinn3lia. Saddle Cloth Steward, MrJohln (iolllllr. Hooktmakers Super vinorn. Al?enre IV. W. Abbott nold P. $cattlta. I'ony Meaouror, Mir W. Stock.