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A HUNDRED YEARS AGO [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 27 October 1914
A HUNDRED YEARS AGO The oulv matches sold ill London 100 years ago were cedar splints tipped with a paste of chlorate of potash and sugar. On dipping one of these into a littlo bottle containing asbestos wetted with sulphuric acid, and withdrawing it, a llame burst forth. Fifty in a box, to gether with the bottle, were sold for a shilling. The matches invented by John Walker ill 182"-the lirst to ig nite on sandpaper-were sold at the same price. Owing to the damage caused by the heads flying off after ignition, the use of those matches was prohibited in France and Gormauy. Six years- later came the invention of lucifers, the first matches with phos phorus in their composition. Theso, too, were originally sold at a shilling a box, and when in course of time the price fell to a penny a motto from '' Paradise Lost" was suggested for the boxes, "0, Lucifer! how greatly art thou fallonl"
Vlotel Coion Sentinel Published Every Tuesday Morning TUESDAY, OCTOBER 27, 1914 [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 27 October 1914
Vlotel Coion Sentinel Published Every Tuesday Morning .TUESDAY, OCTOBER 27, 1914 DKNTIBTRI*.-Mr Li. V. Hurconrt, visits Violet Town on Friday next. LOCAL WOOL MARKET.-A. large offering came, .forward, x-bicd Irnled firm, dusty and hurry wool vvete dull, of 8nlo. Mr Sum Ford secured lOd for u nice bright line of x-b, . , Mi :G. Wulker being tlie~puiclmsor. SLIPPED FHOMA LADDER.-Mr G. Burden sustained a nasty full one even-, ing lust week when engaged in his ditties aslamplighter.''. Ho : slipped from the ladder and fell rather "heavily sustaining n bndiy-sprained- ankle as n result "SOOT AND THE FAIRIES."-On Friday nexf, 30th .inst, the cantata, "Soot and the Fairies," will bu staged by the Presbyterian- Sunday School children, iu the Mechanics' Institute In addition there will be various other items. The admission is 1/-. CUP EXCURSION* --Tickets at ex cursion fares will ba issued to Melbourne from all stations from 29ih October till 5th November. The tickets will be available by al...
DISTRICT NEWS BALMATIUM. [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 27 October 1914
DISTRICT NEWS r»ROM ODB OWN OORHE3POKDENT 15.ALMATTTJM. The annual meeting of -the Balmat tum tennis club was held. 01 8th iiist., a. good attendance ? of members being present. A keen interest in the busi ness of (lie meeting was' shown ahd tlio club was shown to be iii a sound financial and progressive position! The pas? officers, bc-ing enthusiastic,' hjul workers, .never allow interest in ? the club to" flag'. The fol owing officers were elected for the ensuing year Piesi dent, Mr. F. Wadeson; vice.'do. Miss ' Wakenshawand Mr. Budds. (ic-ele'cled.) .general committee, Misses Woker.shaw and Wadeson, Messis G. Wakenshaw, A". Gall, A. Clement; refreshment co-h mitieo, Misses McKemnn and Wakun. sliaw and Mr. Eric Wadeson; captain, Mr. G. McKcrnan; viec-do" Mr. F, Clem ent; match _ committo3, President, G. Mo Kcri.'nn. and Miss Ida Wadeson; audi, toi, Mr. P. Walker. . ' The fhst-aid' 'class. meets every week, Dr. Brownell, of Euroa, attending eveiy alternate week to deliver lectures ...
THEY SAY [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 27 October 1914
THEY SAY ; That the annual Presbyterian. Straw-; , berry felt*. will ba huid as usual this your. That the Shepparton Show tukes place to-day ami to-morrow. That a profit of between £30 and £10 ? is expected on the recent Euroa Show. . That lilouknnt lias recovered trom his. recent . iujury and started . in v- the IUuherglen Haud cap, on Wednesday; That he started favourite at 2's, but . was - beaten by - Ulat'on and Queen Andria. Six starters. That on the second day the 'Nut ran unplaced, being beaten by lispei-garde, Barillet and Merry form. That hay-cutting has been commenced' where the farmers are fortunate enough vto have any to cut. That the juveniles who have lately, indulged in the practice of throwing -"questionable" eggs, ore likely to bo shown the'other side of the joke if the practice does not cease. That in addition to the bombardment ; vof various outhouses, etc., ono young man received a stale egg in ihe chest, with anything but beneficial results- -to .. his clothing....
THE SYDNEY ROAD. Deputation to the Minister. [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 27 October 1914
JHE,SYDNEY ROAD, I,.: . ' Deputation to the Minister - Accompanied by Messrs M: K.McKen. xie, Roboitson, Graham,, Gordon, Lcckie and Carlisle, M's L. A., a deputation of representatives of /iiimicipalit'es through which the Sydney'road'runs, from the Melbourne boundary : to Albury, wailed oriotlie :Minister for i?ublic Works (Mr. ; .Hagelthom) on Wednesday, to ask that the 'municipalities bo relieved of any 'further expenditure on the road.- . .Mr.;-M. K. McKcnzie, in stating the caso for the " deputation; - said that the ' Sydney road had tost its .usefulness as ar main -road since the construction of tho main railway line. The traffic on it at present was principally confined to motors-between Melbourne and the N. S.- W: capital. Under the Country Roads' Board policy the councils h'n/J to contribute onc.half of the cost, of maintenance find construction, and in the majority of cases the burden placed iupo'n^tho shires would have tho effect of" diverting. money which could be more ...
THE STRATHBOGIE MURDER. Edgar-Einsporn Sentenced to Death [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 27 October 1914
THE STRATHBOGIE MURDER. Edgar -Einsporn Sentenced to Death The "trial of Edgar Fr: i.t Berlrand Einsporn, charged with ' .3 wilful mur doitof his father, John Henry liinsporn, farmer, at Strathboa;^, on Aiiga-t 18th, took place, before Mr. Juslico . (lodges, at the Benalla Supreme Court on Tues-; day lost. - , , . : Mr. Leon, K.C., prosecuted for the Crown* and the accused was defended by Mr. Ryan, of Beechwortli, instructed by Mr. Kirby, of Euroa, : The case for, the -prosecution ,\vas that seven'months before the murder occurred, accused was charged by his sister, in the presen.c of his father, with being the cause of Uoublo which befol her. Accused, who denied the allegation, was ordered away from tlio house by his father. lie remained for* some months away from the house, and, upon finding that his father would not take him back, he told a sister that he would "shoot dad." The (day following this threat accused went into Euroa, purchased a Winchester rifle and cartridges, anil t...
OF RURAL INTEREST [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 27 October 1914
OF RURAL INTEREST (By "Rusticus.") Flour millers are up against a seri ous proposition as a result of the fix ing of the selling price of wheat at -1/0 per bushel. Tho position is indicated bv the experiences of one miller, who say?:--'' I heard of a farmer who had 1500 bushels. I telegraphed to my agent to get it. Tho fanner raised a quibble over freight. I offered to pay the freight, and then the farmer tlatly refused to soil. "What aro wo to do Our mills will have to shut down iu a day or two, if we cannot &lt;'et grain. The Food Board says the farmer must, sell, but he refuses. I would be willing to pay more for the wheat, and perhaps that might draw him, but tho law forbids any increase on 4/9 a bushel I have the case bo fore tho Board,'but it is not moving. I have looked elsewhere for wheat. I went to a leading firm of merchants and shippers. I know. it has large stores full of wheat, but it has refused to sell it to me, declaring that the wheat does not belong to it, ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 27 October 1914
HAD DIARRHOEA WHILE TEETHING. .'When teething my little girl Bullon-d from Diarrhoea /' -says Mid. Alice. A.I'ov-fU, Greasy. TusJ. 1 When lii^l ut'i.eked I took her to the doctor, hut hid tjcutment did her no pood whatever. As s-ixteeti children hu l died of diarrhoea in ihe previouu week 1 was greatly aliitnied, I uuvu her u few doa« £S of Chamberlain a Colic jujj! Diarrhoea Remedy und the rtmlt'waa simply marvell ous, In ti few hums I noticed u decided improvement und the ehild was quickly well Sold by It, MitchoU," tjyy, .»* . iMtb*'.- U'^i.cC w-.c Here's tho Boots to Suit You Mens' Best Wnlerli^hts from 10/6, 12/G, Li'Cenps and Bluchers from (J'/C. 8/6 nnd 10/0; Ladies high-grade Boots and Shoes in the latest shapes. Cow j'ys'rd boots from G/G, 8/G and 10/G. Slippers and Children's Boots in great variety at your own price from 1/11 and j 2/ll. Creed's Boots are Just Better. . '. .. SLUGGISH LIVEK '.'For many years. I have suffered fiom sluugifh*' liver/' writes Mrs \V. PfeifTer....
-THE MASTER PASSION. CHAPTER XXII. SAVE ME FROM MY FRIENDS. [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 27 October 1914
-THE " MASTER PASSION. CHAPTER XXII. SAVE ME FROM MY FRIENDS. My dear, you will bo glad to hear that Belgrave is going to the dogs as fast as lie con. I don't kuow what's come to the fellow, he seeius to be losing his head as well as his heart. Bo you think you have anything to do with it,h" said liayinond Duval, looking up from his easel, with a Might twinkle in his sleepy eyes. "X hato h.ui, and he knows it." j "Hatred is more flattering than in difference; tue one is fatal, the other j sxcites your natural combative ten- ; dencies; aud determines you to con- ' quer it." "I am sure I should never give my self the trouble to try." "I fancy you would. Imagine Beret ford presuming to hate you. Wouldn't it nettle you into bringing him round?" "Most certainly not," with indignant disdain, heigh toned by the uncomfort able consciousness that she was blush ing. "X am sure it would. You may possibly see another of your admirers in that condition, for 1 hear Deverel *ltvays flies into a pa...
HERE AND THERE. [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 27 October 1914
HERE AND THERE.,-, ' J. Nicholls, riiler of ,La Coil, -.was Icilled'at Moonee Valley rnee&.oii Snlnr-, day" Llis-iiioiint came to grief in the siecpleohnse; ii 11 (1 i he ^ ui> fori mm I u man wns rdrnijged some- distance, -.and- sus tained such in jmiiis -that he die J next morning.- " .. . ? ii'i'A; fntrtl .? accident recurred ? nt the m litniy eiicimipment, Sydney, on Siitur diiy. A .number of men hud&lt;. gathered round a machine gnnNti) be photographed. The gun was.loaded, and was pointed ovur u clear field, but as t'ho photo was, about to bo taken," one "of Ihu mon slipped and bumped the gun, \vhi:h slewed; round and commenced (iriug. Before it could be slopped llnee meii in a neardiy tent were shot, one of them, P.O. Walker, .being killed instantly. Twenty^sbots were fired before the gun could be thrown out of action, and mniiy nf the soldiers hud narrow esaipos. JJisastroua bush fires " hare' occurred .in many .portions* of the State during Saturday's .int...
T[?]TAL RATES AHD REGULATIONS [Where the term 'The Commonweath is used in connection with these ratcs and regulations it includes Papua, Lord Howe Island, and Norfolk Island.] LETTERS. [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 27 October 1914
TOSTAt RATES AHD REGULATIONS &lt;r [Where "tie term 'Tiiu Common wealtli'1 is uEej in oonu«ctio:i with these ratcs ancl'iegulatkms it includes I'npua, lxird Howo Island, and Norfolk Island.] &lt; LETIJiilS. j«or every $ ounce or rrocuon taoroox. For delivery within the Common wealth ?...*.: ® ^ For delivery in the Briti&h i£m pire .. 0 1 For delivery io the New Hebrides, La-uks, and Torres Islands .. 0 2 For doiiverv in oth^r piaces .... 0 2$ LE7ITEK GA1XDS. For delivery whhin the Commonwealth: Singfc, Id. cac.li; reply, Id. each haU*. For delivery in tho Biitish Empire (.act list of places under ''Letters '):-Sin gle. Id. each. Kor eelivery in New Hebrides, Baiub. aua Torres Islands-Single, 2d. onch. For delivery in other places- Single, 2?.d. each. POST CAilDS. Single Postcards impressed with Use Id. stamp, and IlopVy or doub\c cards, each hajf of which has the Id. sian«p impressed thereon, way ho transiiiivtod to places vriUuu tho Ooxr>uiovr.\oa\t tov i...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 27 October 1914
SSnSSWS^WWnSSSSSSSSS^gSSSgSSS Wml 0Ol > 1 lew Zealanil Loan I Mercantile Ageacy Co. Lid. :icLon°d"ne' All procead# arc hold In trust. Each uimer'j conalffn mcat ia stored by itself cue! can hi inspected any time Viisl Sales Every Tuesday. Grain Evsry! r Produce Tiirco Tiiac.; a Wc Liberal Advance, Made ?£ur.th's Free Stsvi;,Ts suSMLTh?irtS"5lrtSSh Victoria, ixivari.ui and Ccc-par's SSictp Sjji. of ACcnta In Victoria 6 Oneurisland fcr Its Palctlno Insurance Ci Offices: Coffins and SicS KSr:;c.:o, SSaaoame. ggggSSgggS§£1§liglM§S^^2PIlgi§MI§ggg H. H6NSHKLL Uieniist, ; uroa. DESIRES to inform tlie public that the Greatest Relianoe can be pl&oed in the-PURITY and FRESHNESS of hi« STOCK of DRUGS and CHEMICALS, a.3 EVERY ARTICLE is positively NEW-without one single exception. PHYSICIANS' PRESCRIPTIONS ARE FULLY and ACCURATELY dispensed by the Proprietor him self, at any hour of the Day or . Night . Horse & Cattle Medi cines a Specialty AGENT for MARTIN & PLEASANC...
Church Services. [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 27 October 1914
Church Services. Prosb.vUriun -Kurrttinoimid 11, MicpolIU, VioltM Town 7.;i0 VJ r Thomas Church of K upland- M.irTftweency 11, Stony Creek ,'i, Vio'et Town 7.30, Tautlcu/'h X'nuuday, S p.m Kov. I): A. McH&lt;chtni. Methodist.-Eurlaton 11 uiul 7.30 (SSA), Upotipotpun Hev. VM wards; liaddugiume 11, Mr Williams, 7, Supply ; llobo 3, Mr Peacock; Violet Town 11, Mr 8. Wall, 7.30, Mr A, Johnton,
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 27 October 1914
Spring Announcement! WE have pleasure in announcing tlie arrival of our NEW SPRING GOODS, and cordially invite you to inspcct our Exhibition of tlie Season's LATEST NOVELTIES. in all Departments, commencing SATURDAY, 5th SEPTEMBER "We are making a specially attractive Display in Millin ery; Ribbons and Flowers. This Department is replete 'with the newest desigus in Trimmed and UntrimmedHats for Ladies and Children's wear. We are also showing a wide range of all the Newest in . Dress Goods, Floral and Embroidered Voiles and Muslins and Crepes. HaI/Io's Prinfrc as usua^ we are making a IBvPyiC 3 F I BIILs specialty in this line and have indented a fine assortment which will be to hand shortly. As usual we lead in our Lace and Embroidery Depart ment, and are showing some dainty designs, Neck-wear being a special feature of this Season's dress ing, we have catered extensively for it. FANCY-WORK-In this section Miss Tobitt has selected some beautiful designs in White and colored work, an...
FIVE RULES FOR FORTUNE HOW SOME SECURED SUCCESS. [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 3 November 1914
FIVE RULES FOR FORTUNE HOW SOAIE SECURED SUCCESS. 1. Cultivate and perfect yaur ideah Uxperimont. Tlio world is eager for something now, which, howover, sim ple it may be, will save labor, or ex pense, or do things better. Let it be more convenient, or promote pleasure roduce waste. People who handle things in every day use are the natural inventors of better things, and the natural capital ists of to-morrow. Head the splendid advice that Kdiaon gives. Learn the procedure as to pa tenting in the chief countries,-then secure your own legal monopoly for your Tights by becoming a patenteses. 2. If that workman or foremn , or your ingenious friend has produced o clover invention put him on tho track of famous and wealthy inventors. Mr. 1\ Townsend, an editor, oays oi tho "Inventors Guide," am reeoin mended it strongly to friends. iicai of the kind I have seen. It should do a lot of good. It should do a lot ol good. It is an incentive to about by telling him where he can obtain the Inven...
Violet Town Sentinel Published Every Tuesday Morning TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 3. 1914 [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 3 November 1914
Violet CouMi Sentinel Published Every Tuesday Morning TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 3. 1914 SHIRE COUXCIL-The usual monthly meeting of the Violet Town Shire Council will be bcld on Monday next, 9th inst." PROPOSED BAZAAR.-A meeting of those interested in the proposed bazaar in aid of the Mechanics', trill be held in-tho hall, ou Monday night next, at 8.30 p.m., CONCERT AT CANIAMBO.-A concert in aid of the patriotic fund, is to be held at Catiiariibo to-morrow, when a first-class programme. including items by perlormera from Yiolet Town, will be submitted. . GoDLBohx VALLET Elkotioh.-Mr P. 1). IC. O'Panlon, who is a candidate for the Goulburii Valley scat at the foithcomiug elections, will visit Violet Town and district centres on or about the. 15th November. Mr O'Hanlon has.alrendy opened his campaign, and has addressed over 20 meetings. Pionic asb CONCERT,-The annual picnic and concert in connection with tho'Earlalon Sunday.school will be held on Welnesrlay uext. The picnic com mences at 2 o'c...
THE WAY IT WAS. [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 3 November 1914
THE WAY IT WAM. It was a cold day in December, and the superintendent of a charitable in stitution was examining a number 01 poor children as to their claims for more- comfortable clothing. Margaret was undor examination. Sho was pinned up qui to securely in a thin shawl. "Havo you any clothes at home?" sho was asked. "No'm.V, "What have yon got onP" "Ploase, this is my aunt's shawl, and mo dress is noxt, an' then ooinos
THEY SAY [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 3 November 1914
THEY SAY Thnt Saturday morning's comhiiinlinn of bust, wind and dust, was very trying, and in many onses the '. peolc ? f dust" was eaten. The RPYcral residents got sore eyes in looking for a promise of rain to lay the dust. . Tlmt a bnyor for horses suitable for mililary purposes will attend at Watts, Turnbull nnd Co'a yards to-morrow. That Mr J. Mitchell riddresses the electors in the Mechanics' on Friday next. Tlmt there will probably bo 30 starters in to day's Melbourne Cnp. That iho Derby winner, Oarlita, is owned by two Frenchmen, one of whom is at present in France, having gone home to join the colors as soon as tho wnr broke out; That several times during th« week there were promises of a good fall of rain, but each lime a 'sprinkle" was the only result. That only eight points were regis tered for the month of October; That the Derby resulted in a win for an outsider in Carlita, and little if any ' foreign capital came to Violet Town as A result. That several of the local "s...
COAL CUTTING MACHINE [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 3 November 1914
COAL CUTTING MACHINE .Revolutionary changes in coal-mining methods are promised upon tho general introduction of a coal-mining machine developed by Mr. H. A. Kuhn, a Pitta burg mining and mechanical engineer, who has spent more than ten years in perfecting tho machine. Tho device, constructed of structural steel, can at tack the coal scam in any position, moving up or down or in any direction in which the seam leads. It takes out ? more thau 90 per cent, of the coal in tho ground, whereas the best practices of to-day seldom recover more than TO per cent, of the coal. It is stated that tho machine has demonstrated that it can cut tho cost of ininiug coal by half. It is said that ten of them cau produce over 1000 tons of coal a day. Only two men arc needed to guide the mechanism of cach machine, which takes the coal from the seam, cuts it, puts it on a conveyor, and loads it in a pit car without a human hand touch ing it. Electricity or compressed air can be used, aud so little power ...
VIOLET TOWN POLICE COURT. [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 3 November 1914
VIOLET TOWN POLICE COURT. At the Violet Town Court on Tues day lost, J. Doan, on officer of the Victoria!! Railways, proceeded against A. (}ostn, fruiterer, of Sbepparton, for travelling in the train betneen Etiroa and Benalla without a ticket entitling hiiu to do 60. Defendniit did not appear. He was fined £3 and £l/4/G costs. Messrs A. MacDonald and Wallace, JV.P. occupied tho Bench.