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BOLWARRAH. Bolwarrah, March 11. [Newspaper Article] — Gordon, Egerton and Ballan Advertiser — 13 March 1914
;" BOLW ARRAH. From oor Correspondent. Bolwarrah, March 11. . Tile making of the new reservoir !v progressing favorably. Thero' are about 25 man at work, taore being but on as room is made for tliem. The new school committee waa eleoted on Monday, the gentlemen Relected being Messrs T. and W. Walker, D. Couroy, M. Beleridge,1 J. Toohoy, P. Shearer, and W. Calwell. The yenrly sohool children's picnio ' passed off verysnccsiifully Inst Friday j and was attended by yonug and old. I A Yory old lady, Mrs Cleaves, aged 90 years, sister to lira Davis Calwell, 1 passed away Inst week. The inter* j ment took place at Gordon,
Important Auction Sale [Newspaper Article] — Gordon, Egerton and Ballan Advertiser — 13 March 1914
... Important Auction Salo... Thursday, 26th March—Bropliy, 1'oley, and Co.—At Clark's Hill, at 110011, horses,cattle implements, growing potatoes, etc., by order of Mahar Bros.
Women as Fire-fighters [Newspaper Article] — Gordon, Egerton and Ballan Advertiser — 13 March 1914
..."Women as Fire-fighters... During the storm on Saturday afternoon a large dry gum tree in MrsS. M'Tigue's paddock at Black Creek, near Egerton, was struck by lightning, and splintered from top to bottom. The tree was found to be in flames, and the wives and daugh ters on the neighbouring farms car ried buckets of water. In the ab sence of the men, the women fire beaters remained at their post until well after midnight.
What Women Earn. IN ENGLAND. [Newspaper Article] — Gordon, Egerton and Ballan Advertiser — 13 March 1914
What Womon Earn. In ICnoimnd. Statistics Jinvo recently boon ta kon of the wages paid for various classes of fomalo labor in Englaud. Wages nr© computed by the year here, but. nveraging tliorn by the week the}' work out something like this—Governesses receive 7/6 por weok, whiJo kitchen maids got 7/8, anil gonoral servants about the Bainft, nurses average 7/10, parlor maids 0/1, ladies'.maids 10/5 on an average, while th'tv cooks arn the best priid at 12s Id perweek. Whab would the Ans>traliairgirls think of thi'He wages, or ovon a trifle more, allowing for tho difference in the cost of living, which would not be so very much greater in their case, Booing that their board and lodgiug ia piovuled. The matter of clothes would inake fiotno difference—cer tainly clothes are dearor in the colonies. Tho cost of travelling isabout tho same. Rents and food stuffs are higher there, but those do not apply to girls in domestic sorvico. It is a wonder that more girls do not go out from home,...
Effects of the Drought [Newspaper Article] — Gordon, Egerton and Ballan Advertiser — 13 March 1914
...Eiroots-of the Drought,... Weather conditions in the dis trict have bnon allagaiiinttln> crops. 1 lie potato orops are not alone in reeling the want of water; house holders who Imve neglected to supply themselves with sufficient tanks having to rely on their neigh , f°''11 ""Pl'ly. The roads are alBo suffering from the electa of the drought, nud are worn iuto holes in numerous placts. As n result the roads are very severe on I rubber tyreu,
OBITUARY. [Newspaper Article] — Gordon, Egerton and Ballan Advertiser — 13 March 1914
OBITUARY. The remains of Miaa TjiUiim Horno we I'M on Tuesday laid to rust in the liallarat old cemetery,' the attendance being very large. i\nd repreBonBative, 11 Rre»t"mnny ooming from Lai Lai find Yendon a spontaneous expression of the people's sorrow and sympathy with Mr and Mra Home, at the sad and tragio death of their daughter, at the early age of 15 yeaiB. Many touching tributes to her tnoinory were paid in the form of beautiful wreaths nnd floral designs, sent to be placed on the coflin.
Approaching Marriages [Newspaper Article] — Gordon, Egerton and Ballan Advertiser — 13 March 1914
... A pproaching Marriages... The marriage of Mr W.Papworth, of Melbourne, with Miss Ruth At kinson, daughter of Mr and Mrs II. W. Atkinson, of "Fernside," Mill brook, is announced to take place quietly in Melbourne on Uaster Wednesday, April 15th. . The marriage of Mr Patk. Sullivan eldest son of Mr John Sullivan, carrier of North Melbourne, io Miss Marie Florence Farrelljr, of Montague stroot, Booth Melbourne, ia announced to take place at St. Peter and Paula obnroh, Soutb Melbourne on St. Pat rick's Day, A number of Millbrook relatives have been invited to the tfadding ceremony.
Trip to Liverpool. ENGLAND'S GREAK MARITIME CENTRE.—ITS WONDERFUL DOCKS AND SHIPPING. AN ARRAY OF OCEAN LINERS. [Newspaper Article] — Gordon, Egerton and Ballan Advertiser — 13 March 1914
Trip to Liverpool, ENGLAND'S Ci UK AT MARITIME CKNTUK.—ITS WONDKRKUL DOCKS AN1) SHIPPING. AN ARRAY OK OCKAN LINRRS. BY P. r. SUU,IVAN, IN THIS "MKUlOUNi; ADVOCA.TK." Liverpool boasts of having tlie | largest foreign shipping trade of: anj' port in the world—a result, i mainly, of the splendid river which they have iit the Mersey, and tlie fact that the largest steamers in the world can come right up to the city. Hi'-' registered tonnage of ships milking- Liverpool their headquar ters is said to be larger than London or Glasgow, According to the local chronicler, it was the first port from winch a regular line of steamers traded to America. This fact, no doubt, was the beginning of Liver pool's greatness, for the growth of the city reads almost like a romance, and savours very much of the story | ot a city in the newer lauds of America or Australia, instead of an ! old place like England. Figures! are somewhat dry reading, but it is recorded that in J801 Liverpool had ! a population ...
How I Saved My Hair [Newspaper Article] — Gordon, Egerton and Ballan Advertiser — 13 March 1914
...How I Saved My Hair... "My linir wns thill, Bhort, dry and brittle. Ei'ory time I combed or brushed it large quantitieschiiio out, mid I luid heguu to fei>r that soon I should be entirely bald. A spniilisc who.'ii J consulted said mine was a particularly bad case of dandruff—ho bad that lie knew of only one tiling which ho could hope would overcomo the trouble and restore my scaut tresses to their former Inxin ianoeand beauty. LIo told me to get my chemist to prepare a lolion composed of tlireo ounces of bay rum, one ounce lavuuii. do coinposee, and quarter dram menthol crystals, and rub this into the scalp twice a day with the finger tips. .To inv delighted astonishment t soon noticed that my linir had stopped falling out, and in a few weeks iny head was oovered with a new growth of downy hair. I continued the use of the lotion until I possessed a head of hair, all my own, that is the wonder of nil my friends. My specialist says lie has known of many cases similar to mine, au...
Eight Hours' Fete and Art Union. [Newspaper Article] — Gordon, Egerton and Ballan Advertiser — 13 March 1914
Eight Hours' Eeto aud Art Union. Ofloriug tbo prospools winning otio of 100 art union prizes totalling iilOOO (First, ,12500 ; 2nd, £100: 3rd, iiflO, Mid 07 otliors ranging from £20) (or its imiiionsoly popular 1/ tiokot purclmsod, tbo Kight Hours' commit tee announce oUowhorn its 58th grnnd (oto, bazaar and art union. '1'ho im inoime public support accordod tho coinmittoo's lamlahlo enterprise hist yoar enabled it to devote n very sub stantial >um to tbo hospitals and pub lio obaritios to whioh the proooadi aro allooated. "Bight hours' labor, oight hours' rost, and eight hours' reoreu tion" has begotten a movemont b« novolont to industrial miafortuno, as noil as foitoriug gonial industrial con ilitinns. For this year's oolobrntion the com mutes havo made oompluto arrango uiAnti in oonnoction with th» feto which will b« bold at tbo Uxhibitinn Buildings, Melbourne ; and in rospeot to tbo Ballarat oolobration tho local committoo are working with onthuii amn to outrival the offjrt* ...
Fishing Party's Mishap BUSH KETTLE BURSTS. [Newspaper Article] — Gordon, Egerton and Ballan Advertiser — 13 March 1914
...Fishing Party's Mislmp... BUSH KETTLE BUUSTB. A disastrous ending to a fishing excursion happened nt the I,ittle Forrest, Kgerton on Sunday. The party comprised William and Luke Sims and James Widdison. Prepara tions were being made for dinner and water for making tea was put on to boil in a treaele-tin. Widdison foolishly pressed tightly down the cover of1 the tin making it air-tight, lie removed the vessel from the fire just as it was about to boil and it im mediately burst. Widdison received the full force of the explosion ill the face, and was stunned. Widdison was found to be terribly burnedabout the face and suffering much pain. He was promptly conveyed home, j Dr Corry allayed the pain, and had | the face, which is much disfigured, bandaged. The sufferer is progres sing favorably.
The Advertiser Established 1877 PUBLISHED EVERY FRIDAY EVENING. Friday, March 13th, 1914. The Death Roll [Newspaper Article] — Gordon, Egerton and Ballan Advertiser — 13 March 1914
UTIic ^Ubcrtieei I :Eetiilj(ia)i«d i 877: I fUKUSHJiDfcViM FKliMV Friday, March 13th , 1!H4. ...The Death IJ oil... •" Death has claimed an old and es teemed 13allau resident, in the per son of Mr-Henry Rankin, who had attained the ripe age of. 82 years. Deceased, who was a native of Ger many, had been a sojourner in near ly every country in the world, and arrived in Victoria about 00 years ago. He had resided in this district for the past 13 years, during the whole of which time lie was in the employ of Mr E. Gunsser. During his last illness, which lasted about a week, he received unremitting care and attention from Mr and Mrs IS. Gunsser and liis fellow employees and every possible kindness was be stowed upon him. Deceased, who was a stonemason by trade was a widower, and leaves a family of one son and one daughter. The remains were interred in the Church of Eng land portion of the Ballan New Cemetery, t .. .
People's Liberal Party [Newspaper Article] — Gordon, Egerton and Ballan Advertiser — 13 March 1914
...People's Liberal Party... A meeting of the Millbrook branch of the People's Liberal Party was held at the State school at the end of last month.- Owing to hot night, and two weddings taking place the same week, the attendance was not as large as it should have been. In the absence of the president, the vice-president (Mrs Atkinson) took the chair. The secretary, Mr P. Greene, read the minutes of last meeting, also correspondence relat ing to nominations for candidate to contest next election, Mr Clarke, of Dunustown, being only one nomi nated. Miss Meeson, of Ballarat branch, was then introduced to the meeting and gave a splendid address, showing reasons for more energetic work by the Liberal members; each one doing their part. Mr Howell, of Ballarat, also spoke. Members of Millbrook branch were invited to high tea to be held in City Hall on March 12th, by the Libeial party of Ballarat. Votes of thanks to the speakers and the Chair closed the meeting.
Dyspeptics Need not Diet. A SIMPLE MEANS OF PREVENTING FOOD FERMENTATION. [Newspaper Article] — Gordon, Egerton and Ballan Advertiser — 13 March 1914
Dyspeptics Need not Di3t. A RIMPI'iE HI HANS OF PlilO VJiNTlNli FOOD FERMEN TATION. Food fermentation is tho cnuso of nil the discomfort and pain dys peptics suffer. It docs not neces sarily follow, however, that in or der lo obtain relief tliey must deny themselves the enjoyment they de rive from eating so-called indiges tible, luxuries. Tho most satisfac tory method of overcoming the diQioulty would be lo prevent the fermenlntion from occurring nt ali, iiill] this oati be douo by a very simple means. It must first be ex plained that most of the foods we oat contain a certain quantity ol ncid-forming elements,' and indi gestible foods, of course, ooutnin a larger proportion. When these foods are eaten, tho ncid oollects, irritates the walls of the stomach, and causes tho food to ferment, while it is digesting. This ferment ing food also gives off gas which distends the utomnch, causing that ful|, uncomfortable feeling sooften .noticed after eating. The root of the trouble is the ac...
Lightning Causes Fire OUTBREAK AT MT. DORAN. [Newspaper Article] — Gordon, Egerton and Ballan Advertiser — 13 March 1914
...Lightning Causes Eire... OUTBUEAIC AT MT. DOKAN. At about 4 o'clock on Saturday afternoon, a lieavyslorm passedover the district, accompanied by loud peals of thunder and vivid lightning. A grass fire occurred in the Green Hills Estate, Mount Dorau, owned by M'Gillivrny Bros., the cause of the fire being lightning. But for the. valuable -work put .in by some farmers in the vicinity, amongst whom were a number of ladies, who did splendid service as' beaters, a serious conflagation would have re sulted. About 90 acres of grass and some fencing was burnt. The fire reached the homestead and outbuild ings. About 10 points of rain fell. Another outbreak occurred at Mount Dorau on property owned by Mr Randall. The fire extended to wards the properties of Messrs Car dell, Anger and Elstead, but was ex tinguished before much damage was done. •
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Gordon, Egerton and Ballan Advertiser — 13 March 1914
Death. KEOGH.—On the 9thMarch, 1914, at Bullarook, Eugene, dearly-be- loved son of Michael and Cathe- rine Keogh. Aged 15 years. Rest in peace. In Memoriam. Hishon.—In fond and loving memory of our dear daughter and sister, Janey, who departed this life on March 13th, 1913. &nbsp; We think we see her sweet dear face, although a year has passed, and in our memory still she lives, and will until the last. 'Tis sweet to speak of thy name, and in life we loved you dear, and in death we do the same. &nbsp; &nbsp; —Inserted by her sorrowing mother &nbsp; and father, brothers and sisters. &nbsp;