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Maybe! [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 23 May 1914
Maybe! Not very long ago Mr. Rockefeller was talking to a group oC New York business men, all of them million aires, but none of them American born. "After all," Mr. Rockefeller remark ed. "when one comes to look at it, you fellows are only intruders. None of you were born here. You're emi grants, and you're apt to forget what you owe us natives for letting you in." "Maybe," commented an Irishman thoughtfully. "Maybe. But you for get one thing. We came into America with our fares paid and our clothes on our back. Can you say the same?" "There is nothing more uncertain than a horserace," exclaimed the man with a tendency to talk loud. And the melancholy friend remark ed— "You never worked in a meteorologi cal office, did you?"
BALLARAT WHOLESALE PRODUCE MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 23 May 1914
BALLAKAT WHOLESALE PRODUCE MARKET. The quotations are:—Wheat, 3/10 for primo milling. Oats: Pair seed, 1/10 to 1/11 for heavy fce&lt;l. Peas: -1/ to 4/3. Barley: Prime, 3/3; fair to Rood, 2/9 to 31; C;ipc, 2/ to 2/3. Flour, JE9. Bran, X'.'i 5/. Pollard, .£5/10/. Potatoes: Xeiv, JL3/5/ to .fcl. Ila.v: Best chaffing, -£2; manger, JL'2,5/ to JC2/7/G; straw, 32/6.
John Obeyed. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 23 May 1914
John Obeyed. Just prior to the balloon ascent, which formed one of the chief events at a big gala and flower show, a deter mined little woman elbowed her way through the crowd towards the car, and began to make a scene. Her hus band had arranged for an aerial trip, and had already taken his set. He hd, however, reckoned without his wife. "My dear good lady," said the aero naut, soothingly, "your husband is /quite safe in my hands. I'm no nov ice, you know. I own quite a number of balloons!" "I'm not talking about balloons!" snapped the lady decidedly, "I'm talk ing about husbands. He's the only one 1 have, and he's not going up in that thing! Come out, John!" And John came out. Mr. Tightfist—And so you are the noble fellow who rescued my wife from in front of the electric car at the risk of your life? Take this shil ling, my heroic man, as an expression [of our undying regard. Mr. Rags — All right, boss. You [know botter'n I do what that woman's worth!
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 23 May 1914
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The Economist. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 23 May 1914
The Economist. Some people seem to think that, to get rich, one must economise like Blanco. Blanco's faithful old (log had turned sickly and savage, and so Blauco said to his wife, on arriving home from business on Saturday evening: "I'll shoot Towser to-morrow morn ing 'before church." Blanco paused, then added, stern ly: ' So remember, please, that he won't need any breakfast."
CHAPTER IX. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 23 May 1914
CHAPTER IX. But If Sheila Danvers was sad ovpr 11 ^ s'10 lmtl no time for melan ii 1 °" "1&lt;5 ^""°"'Ing morning. Afier ! K,,l0/Va,s y°unS. and-Iier glass told : MM sh° beautiful. The bun was filling her bedroom with a go!d u.L. , , spr;ulS out of bed, i dossed quickly without ) "ls far fanny's aid, and was out wr a°C5« * t'I"a before, bu-akfast. She could not help a sense at intense relief at the absence of Kalph; and this sense of relief she reproached herself for, as she knfew Quite well that what gave her plea sure gave poor Aunt Margaret the Keenest pain. Nevertheless, she was glad. Ralph as a little hoy Jiad been tiresome, selfish and Quarrelsome. As i he grow older, his greatest delight i • was to give Sheila sharp pinches on I the sly. All these were objectionable i enough; but the last time she was , homo .his manner had been insolent ! overl)earing. 'mci remarked boldly on the color of her eyes, i'ie , 'onsth of her tawny hair, and the , shape of her feet. It was ...
GREATER THAN GOLD Published by arrangement with Ward, Lock and Co., London & Melbourne. All Rights Reserved. CHAPTER VIII. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 23 May 1914
GREATER THAN GOLD By L. T. MEADE, Author o£ "The Soul of Margaret Rand," etc. Fublished by arrangement with Ward, Lock and Co., London & Melbourne. All Rights Reserved. CHAPTER VIII. Sheila Danvers possessed those at tributes which are the common and much-valued prerogatives of certain mixed races. On her mother's side she was Irish to her finger-tips; she ; had all the impetuosity, the fire, the j enthusiasm, the imagination of those fascinating people. Mrs. Danvers had i been a Carey l'rom Donegal, and her descent was long and pure. On the 1 other side, Sheila's father was a stur- ! dy Yorkshireman, firm of figure, up- • right in his bearing, and with a splen- ■ did sense of conscientiousness. j But Sheila inherited something far j more valuable than money. She had derived from her mother pride.,jxfi4vu:e ; and distinction of carriage. Her eyes—those truly Irish eyes—were ' put in, as the saying is, "with dirty lingers," the skin around them being : a shade darker than the...
Then She Rested Hers. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 23 May 1914
Then She Rested Hers. "It says here: 'One of the idols most revered by the Koreans is the figure of a woman, seated resting lier chin in her hand,' " said Mrs. Chatter ley, reading from the newspaper. "Which proves that the Koreans are about the wisest nation on earth," suggested her husband. "How's that, Joshua?" "Well," said Mr. Cliatterley, with distinct and deliberate emphasis, "simply because they make a deity of a woman who has sense enough to give lier chin a rest!"
BALLARAT STORE AND DAIRY CATTLE MARKET. Friday. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 23 May 1914
BALLATIAT STOKE AND DAIRY CATTLE MARKET. Friday. Coglilan, Boase Co. report:—A fair I yarding came 'forward for this work's market, comprising principally store cows, voting cattle, and a few pens 'if steers. Fat cattle: Only a few fat cows forward, for which competition v.-as keen timl prices firm at late quotations; beat forward to ,£8/5,': others, .£5/10/ to £7-.' beefy sorts, .£4/10/ to .£5,5/.- Vealera sold well at late rates, only small sorts being penned, which made from 40/ to 57/6; one well-grown prime sort, .£4/16/. Store cat tle: There was a good attendance of buyers. Competition throughout was teen, and prices realifed compare favor ably with late rates, almost a complete clearance being effected nnder tho ham mer. Best 6tore cows made from . 3/5/ to -£3/12/6 to .£4/2/; others, -£2/5/ to £3; It to 2-year-old steers in good condition niude from 60/ to 71/; 3-ycar-old do, JC5 fy .£6, 2 G. Heifers solil in pons of 1 to 9 head from 55/ to 60/ to 67/ to 78/6; young sorts to 5...
BALLARAT HORSE MARKET. Friday. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 23 May 1914
- NALLARAT HORSE 3TABKET. Friday. • cognian, lioase, and Co. report:—We of fered at auction at our yarils tliis week i 103 horses, 133 cattle, 3S9 pigs. Ilorses: 103 head camo forward for to-dav's mar- | com prising consignments from Bir chip, Dimboola, Blackwood, and Ballan districts, together with smaller jots from district farmers and a fair entry of City and Town animals. A fair number of | lidit and medium draughts, with a few of (lie heavy class, came lo hand, the ha I- ! -•nice consisted of 7 and S-year to aged i draughts, Li;_r!lt-fiai'iir-.^ sorts, and ponies. Titer? was a good attendance throughout tilt* sale, and competition for all useful animals was firm, and late quotations were well maintained. The draft adver tised on account of Messrs Slianalian ; Bros, did not come forward, but •will be ^ Kubmitted in the near future. For next Friday's sale good advices are to hand, and include extra heavy draught geldings nntl mares, full particulars of wliich will be. duly advert...
THE OLFACTORY NERVE OF INSECTS. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 23 May 1914
THE OLFACTORY NERVE OF INSECTS. A great number of facts of the life o.' insects Clin hardly be explained ex cepting by admitting a particularly powerful olfactory sense in these ani mals. The examples are numerous; if in an ant-hill, an ant of the same species as those that inhabit it, but belonging to another swarm, tries to penetrate, it will immediately bo ex pelled. Sometimes the hypothesis lias been supposed of a sort of lan guage allowing each individual to make itself known, but deafness is general in the class of insects, and ants in particular are absolutely deaf. He then there only remains the odor special to each swarm which appears 1.0 constitute a mode of identification. In the same way, when the corpse of a small mammiferous animal is be coming decomposed in a field, a legion of sylphs and necrophors, strangers to the immediate neighborhood, com ing sometimes from a distance of several kilometres, arrive to lay their epgs there, guided, it would seem, merely by their s...
What We May Come To. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 23 May 1914
What We May Come To. "Why did you leave your last place?" a lady asked an applicant for the post of parlor-maid. "Shure, mum," the applicant re plied, "I left because they insisted on me usin' the old-fashioned biplane, with niver a chance at the smart new French monoplane that's all the go> now."
A BOTANICAL CURIOSITY. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 23 May 1914
A BOTANICAL CURIOSITY. It is tiuio we sliouliL learn more I about that wonderful invention of I Dame Nature ltnown as the Venus i fly-trap, which, in the United States, finds its home mainly in the swamps | near Wilmington, North Carolina. A I specimen transplanted into moss ami I rich earth will thrive in the house if I kept very moist, and it makes the best kind of fly-trap, for it is always on duty and looks after itself. As the older traps lose their vitality fresh shoots appear and new traps are de veloped. The Venus fly-trap is regarded as cne of the greatest wonders of the plant world, for it seems to exercise a discrimination of taste that is more than iiuman. It is provided with three delicate hair-triggers, and it exudes a sort of honey-dew that attracts the flies. Woe to the fly, however, that touches one of tlio triggers, for, quick as a flash, the two heavy leaves of the trap close upon the victim and crush it, much the same as an ordinary steel trap acts. There is no e...
The Wretch. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 23 May 1914
The Wretch. "George, what are you burning, dear?" she asked, going to the grate and peering over his shoulder. 'The l tters I wrote you before we were married." "You heartless wretch! I wonder if all men are so devoid of senti ment? You——" "I am doing It in your interest, dear. I'm trying to fix things so that • when I die nobody can dispute my will on the ground of Insanity."
HALLARAT PIG MARKET. Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 23 May 1914
HALLAKAT l'IG MAHICET. Wednesday. I Ooghlan, Boase, and Co. reportAii otlier fair mnrkot came forward for this ■week's market, comprising baconcrs, milkers, choppers, stoics, and young pigs. A full attendance of curers and trade •war* present. Raeoners: The market opened to keen &lt;ompotition, and last •week's high values wepc well maintained, best, pens making from .£4 to .£4,5/ to Mi'i. at which- prices we sold for 15 ven dors in pen* of two to seven head; extra, .£4/8/6 for twoof Mr Graliam, 12 of Mr W. .Lcoboy, .fc-l.y/6 for Mrs Howard and Mr Triggi .£4/10/'. Mr W. Kayo; whilst top price of the market was .£4/10/6 for three of Mr Newton; good pens, .£3/13' to .£'3 3G/ to .£3 19/6; others,'from .£3/3/6 to .£3 12/G. Porkers: The curers are still operat tinn on best pens, which are selling1 at .£2 -151 to .£3; a few higher; others from ,£'2,S&lt; I to .£2/13/. Forward stores: The demand I js still strong. Itet, .£2.5/' to .£2/10,6; I others, from .£2. Slips, .£1/7/...
Youth. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 23 May 1914
Youth. An old man said to a youth: | "My 'boy, when I was your age, I thought, like you, that I knew It all;, but now I have reached the conclu sion that I know nothing." The youth, lighting a cigarette, an swered carelessly: ."H'ra! I reached that conclusion about you years ago." Wife (reading letter): Mother says she'll pay us a visit eoon,^ George, as si e's dying to see us again. Hubble (magnanimously): It eeems a pity ehe should have to drag all this way. Tell her we will get some photos taken. It pays to be honest, but too oftea the pay goes to the other fellow.
Commercial. BALLARAT LIVE STOCK MARKET. Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 23 May 1914
Comma!. :o: BALLARAT LIVE STOCK MARKET. Tuesday. Fat Cattle. — 145 cattle were pen ned for today's market, quite 100 being good and prime quality. .Tliero was n largo .attendance of town and country buyers, competition consequently being very brisk through out. The market opened at fully last .week's highest rates, and values improv ed as sales progressed, closing very strong. Quotations: — l'riine pens bul locks, .£14 to .£16; extra, to .£17/15/; good, '.£11/10/ to .£13; medium, .£9/10/ to .£10/10/; best cows, to ,£n/.y. Averages: — Execu tors T. Twomey, Banemore Estate, 9 bul Jocks, .£17/6/1;" Mr Geo. Head. Basin •Banks. 6 bullocks, ,£15/17/; Mr T. Robert son, Moyne Falls, 20 bullocks, ,£14/17/6 ; 3Ir W. Thomson Manifold, Purrunibete, Camperdown, 10 bullocks, X14/S/3; Mr A. .T. Simpson, Gazette Estate. 1'enshurst, 10 •bullocks. .£14/4/9; Mount Napier Estate, 20 bullocks, .114/1./; Mr Don Read, Mel xose, Beeac, 14 bullocks, .£13/13/7; Mr Les lie Murray. Burnbrae. Penshurst. 10 bul ...