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No Title [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 16 March 1914
"At the Council Table." with notes on the discussions at last Thursday's epeciad meeting of the Shire Council ono the questions of Mlunicipal Sale Yards and Water Supply for Caoterton, appears on page 4 In this issue. In tile same part Iof the papor are given under haoding "S.e. Committteos Alsociation" notes ont sLb. jerts for consideration by district Febo~ol Coelunittese that are under review Iby ti Association, also tile usulal variety f4I general nows items. Whehnthe Attorney-Genoral (Ilo,t. D. lMackinnolln) turns up at Cnstertont on Friday uext, to altend Iand speak at the Llbertal Rally l theio Island Park andi AN.A. Hill, he will get another reminder of hio old-time agreement that Castorton really ought to huve a better Court House, "if the business done there war ranted the expenditure." The President of the Glenolg Shitre, Cr Rose, intends to see to this, and to show to hMr Mackinhuon how the businoen of the Court has in croased beyound the limit of accommnoda. tinn provid...
Casterton News Printed MONDAY & THURSDAY EVENINGS MONDAY, MARCH 16, 1914. Slanderous Statements. Folly and Ignorance. [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 16 March 1914
Printed MONDAY & THURSDAY EVENINGS MONDAY, MARCH] 16, 1914. Slanderous Statements. Folly and Ignorance. A writer describing himself as "Travell ed," has been treating readers of the "Argus" to a series of statements, de falnatory of Casterton and this com munity, that are not only. false, but ex posea the folly and ignorance of the writer. ."Travelled" is quite clearly a resident among us; (who may have "travelled" from, say Sandford, or even as far as from 'ew Zealand to Caster ton) and therefore mncurb the stigma at taching to "the dirty bird that fouls its own nest." ,Hiis ignorance of the wide difference, with marked distinction, be tween "infectious" and "contagions" diseases is shown in the ,hrase "but hero (Casterton Hospital) typhoid fever patients are placed in wards with per sons suffering from broken arms, and other non-infectious ailments." Now typhoid is no more "infectious" than is a broken arm. It is "contagious" it is true. For this very reason, the proper pl...
Leitch Pictures. [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 16 March 1914
Leitch Pictures. A programmet of . carefully selected ullbjeots will be shliwn, by Leitch Pie. tires' Thuirsday'el ig;ht.: "The-- Sileit Aecuu'er," a ' 9000 ft-.picture:; by the Patho Coy., ned "Th'e Wenriiakers," e two.reol feature by the VitagrapB Coy.. heads the list. The balance of the pro. grainune, which isa selected from the world's best producers, with their best actors in the leading parts, is made up by the following subjects:-"In the 'lemental World" (A.B. drama), "The Outlaws" (n western drama by the \'itagraph Coy,), "Some Nerve" (Key. stonlceomedy), "Which" (Petho Comedy), "Tvweedledtul and Mrs Tweedledum" (Ambrosia), "Rlefuge front the Rain" (Patho), and lPnthe's "English Glazette." The first picture will be shown at 8.10 p.in., and the usual price of admtssion will be elsarred.
Liberal Rally. [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 16 March 1914
' libirals of the Gleoneig ',letorate6, near and fllr, are expeleCd to mnltoter in slrong forre" not. Castertoll ono rid?y niext to do honor to, and hear the able spenakers whonre that day to visit Can tIrton.' Visitorrs are retminded llhat hot woterand milk woill lie anilabl!e nt the Island Park for afternoon tea; lid .that Ihareo will be nmnsemient, as well on political ili?tructiont for nil romners. Tihe I'resideiti of the Gletelg Shire (Cr. J. ]loss) has been invited to preside, nalt the .President of the Gleneig Eleelorato Committee. of the Plople's. iPrty (Mir it. .icC. Lyon, "Coloeraine), and Hion. Secretary- of the Wnnnon Electorate Committee of the A.W.N.L. (M3rs .. It. EMitchell,'.Nl oredin Ilill) will assist in receivring the visitors. The programme of speechlles fortho evening meeling will he varied by vocal seolectios. which will be given iby visitors from Coleraine and elsevliere.'' His constituents in these parts will be glad to ihear Mr A. S. elodgers, M.P., who will...
St. Patrick's Day Races. Wednesday Next, March 18. [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 16 March 1914
St. Patrick's Day Races. VWednesday Next, March 18. Lists of entries noil llntndticnaps, pith lishedrt'i Inst i.nse, .gi e promise of hig fields for the pi?iieinlcteig of tllh Cns. thrlon i?i crdourse on VWedinesda?ny A nuimlber o wiell r irored: imunere are intered for the pliePpill events-St. )nati*ek'n Ci Ip "Bru1 I urdle fJite, and Lidien' Be1orEleto--nilt in these ndtl other rRcem there shouldL be `hiteresting cosi test...; The -Coninlittee lhas ninle all ipossiile provision. for-the comfort nnd enidyni~enL of visitors to the coirse., -nd n tlhoronltly plensnnt n?otling may he onfildently nnticipnted.' A" grmin col rer at 1tht Mlecllniesn , an, a halt ad, uipper at the A.AN.A. Inlt-t wilt he the entclulling flntetions of lhe I:'day' fes. ii'itten. The following nre the hinlienps for the Handicap Trot to be r'tilnt the ilthove nicekinga :\'dnesday it'rley Tyol ... In. rntieh IGlenelg 20"'"... n '. 20 .. Dolly ' .. 10 " i ,l'The Comet ..: II n s, Opl I ... 10 5 -7 - ln ink - .. "...
Correspondence. [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 16 March 1914
Correspondence. We do not In any way identity norsOele wilt l the opallonna of our eorrpondentsln. - All letters must be atc rIuieIS by tho, nallme iad alde?s of the sender, rot ecesaa??ily lor pul. litioll, but as it guaralltee o good t tli].3 - Critiaisms n Cuasterton. TO THE EDITOR Sir,-As I have been informed thnt niomo letters in the "Argos,"- caustically critici.ing Casterton, are being attri. buted to me, kindly permit me to say tlnt all my writings on town matters have been confined to the local pressm and have borne my. name. 3Yours, etc., G. F. WOLLASTON. -
"Cheap Silk" Venture Postal Notes Come Back. [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 16 March 1914
GCheap Silk" :Venture Postia Notes Come Back. A iareol of registered letters that canme along last week to the Casterton Post Ollice for distribution to individual addressees, brough cash to all recipients, tllat was is most cases as unexpected us it was welcome. The' Dead Letter Office was the friendly medium through whlicli wore returned to the senders a largo numbner of letters, each containing a postal'ntoeforr ds ~ d, that had been addressed to the "Ceylon Silk Co.,' and now-owing to tihe timely. interference of the Sydney police with- the peculiar operations of the "Company's" repre entantive, at present-.in gnol-?enme back unopened and - marked . "unclaimed." These wore among thousands of-letters with similar enclosures that were im poulnded at the .Post Office at the il stanne of the Sydney police, iwhen the fillcers fond'tlihe enterprising gentleman lho was heold responsible for the fraud, busily engdged_.in openlng a simnuhor lthat mhads llrenil3i ?een 'delive~red to the n...
Casterton P. and A. Society. [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 16 March 1914
Onsterton P. taint A. S0cIety. 'ombers are reminded.thlt very im portantbhshiess.is to be' transacted at the iireliminary general' meeting of the Casterton P. and A. Society, which is to be lield at the echanics', on Thuriisday, dlfireh 26. At the meeting, niominations will be received for election of members to 111 vacn?icies on the Conmmittee, oiid there will also be decided what action shall be talen with respect to a pro posal to increase the number of commnitee nion It is hoped that there will be a full nustei':if .members to deal with these and other iimportant items of business.
LATEST NEWS. MELBOURNE, This Day. [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 16 March 1914
MEL1IOUR3NE, This Dany Forecost.-Cool in soutlihern districts, clonudy- with freshl soilth.westerly and southerly.wiiids.- Chiefly fine, but some constal showers are prohnblhe. r.- : : :? Produeo rlarkiet.--'heat /J, ots (feed) 1 10, hy 110/, clOihfff71. 'le'hoe" Ilritish' IInilated: aind ,-felfoby Cibles Conpany. Ira n secured the contract for supply.I of overhead electi'icequiip. ment for thel clectrilliction of tho:Mel bouienio suburban railhnys for.C300,000,. Mr Cjunrclull, first., ord ?f thie Ad iiirnlty. maid \Ir :Asirluith's 'ofer to UlI tecr Has (the loas onie. If' the Tories re jected it, it woild be because they pre frrced shooting to voting. ; The Govceri ineilt would not Ibe bullied. Bloodshed w~is lanue?tabrle, but cowardly abdication of the . feculirve's = responsibilif wais miore so. Law and order n must proviil. A thoitsand lives har been lost dii the lRussian liroiinio of Iubanin fi Northern Y'aueslia, "through"a lhurrienie causiing the.seca to inundate several town...
Disastrous Railway Collision. 14-Killed; Over 20 Injured. MELBOURNE, This Day. [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 16 March 1914
Disastrous Railway Collision. 14- Kille ; Over 20 Injureid. [BY W ld,.] MELBOURNE, This Day) Just before mridnight on Fridny, t11 di:wn Temorn timil train, heavily loaded with passengers, crashed into a station nry goods train a hundred yards outside lEeter station, iear Mossvalc, N.S.W. The elgiies met lhean oil anid were smashed. The drivers and liremen, how ever, esscped. Seovral carriages in lthe mail trnin were tclescoped and wrecked. FrIrtccii perso,? were killed and orer 20 injured. The names of the dead are: reld Kurzellingeil (Mittagong), Mrs lCurzenlhageu, 'Mist Alice lleaver'(Coot amunndra), 3lrs A. Ieaver and J.ohn lHeaver (Pa'rramltan), .T. C. MAinni (rail. way ilterlocking. dlepartment Cootamun. dra). and Mrs Minis. Ct. ]. Pollard (Tlln. boo), mail guard Albert 1]ra)y (Carlton, Slydiey). Miss Eigleto (Granville), IMrr Clnrke (Newastile), Miss Shelley, ?Mrs L. A. Parker (Wl\ t W lyalugr ) ; identity donbltfull, Trevor WVnlker (Slinumore); Those seriosusly injured were:-...
WATER SUPPLY. ESS LAGOON—THE LAST RESORT. [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 16 March 1914
WATER7 SUPPLY. Ess LAGOON--THE LAST RE SORT. Sale yards and site disposed of, Councillors settled down to talk about water and watersheds and many other things more or less remotely associated with the question at issue, the President at an early stage letting it be un derstood that he intended to allow wide latitude in debate, so. that the problem of getting good water for the poople of Casterton could be discussed from all points .of view. Strlangoly ollullgl, however, there was little muntion made of anything else but the Ess Lagoon and Mr Fowler's scheme for sup ply from that source. Mr Orifliths exhaustive report on watersheds west of tihe town, which it was. understood was specially named in convening the meeting as one of the subjects to be dealt with, was practically not considered at all, and was barely mentioned. It soon became apparent, how ever, that Mr G riflithls' report had not been ignored by Conmcillors, but that those of thlem who had been at )ainiH to exalmineO th...
No Title [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 16 March 1914
I SUFFERED FOR YEARS FRO.I CHRONIC CONSTIPATION, HEAD. ACHES, NEURALGIA, AND BLEED ING PILES. "TO-DAY I FEEL QUITE WEL-V BRIGHT AND CHEERFUL." "I have suffered from chronic consti pation and most terrible headaohes and neunralgia for years; also bleeding piles writos lMrs. Broenner. Allen'n Planoe. Port Melbourne. Vic. "I always fancied I could see black spots in front of my eyes, and my face was always a sallow colour I have tried many dlfforent kinds at remodlon and pills, but I got noboneflt from any of them, so I came to the con clusion that the neurnlgin was the ooneo. uencoe of the poison in my blood so I got what are cilled countitutional remedles, but I remained jutk the amine until I was told of LAxo.TONIO Pills. I got a box and after taking the first few doses I noticed I. was no longer constipated: tihorefor I was not compelledl t to take oponing modicines daily no hofore. Since taking LAxo-TONic Pills I have never ald ai sign ol a pilo. I am pleased ito say rhat I fooeel...
At the Council Table. Notes and Comments. [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 16 March 1914
At the Council Table. Notes and Comments. Every seat at the table was oc cupied, every Councillor in his place, when the Glenolg Shire Council met on Thursday. Coun oillors had met "to do something" -and they did it. It was a special meeting, convened for dis cussion of two special subjects water supply for Casterton, and plans and specifications prepared by the Shire Engineer for Muni cipal Sale Yards to be erected on the site at Bahgallah, purchased nearly 2 years ago for that pur pose. And the President very soon made it clear that no other than these two subjects could be discussed. OUT OF ORDER. Cr Koch had notified intention to table a motion that had for its object a surrender of the already purchased site at Bahgallah, and the purchase of another site near Pearce's Bridge, which lie, and others supporting his view, con tend would suit the convenience ,of a majority of stock owners who patronise Castorton sales better I than that at Bahgallah. But the President "wasn't tak in...
Fire Brigades' Demonstration. "Our Boys" at Bendigo. [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 16 March 1914
.i 1ia 0 'b y.i'tit i iLenl igoi. T ioigli(exe pt forreicori orn tieiiik \tortlake for third plce .iii the onie main enginoeerent) iie Ca.site?rtoo: rcolilietilor at lendigo laist .week'ntride ln sllow in lie prize or phiie 'list, they: lid tiheii. selves iinlitil credit by l-phittoig Ip Iwer. oral inotaible ierrformilneein h'oiitestatwitiu tlbe irck hrigaldeo siill all other lrl'igllde in` 'hrtoria ri tolla i ill lek;. iunre. ve0r,;.i two events; in miishaps; li?si? t for whllichl they llid 1an exciellent:.Ce:inee or ia Vini; or, it lealst n pilnce ir eact i; Ou the inlening day (\Vednesdiay) CiI. terion heat Kncignroo IF?it (an strong bri= gilae) iti thi.first iround of the Clans II ix-mli iioee eevent, Iu went ulit aglinstl. time., for. a hen goilng strong the hose burlst. in- the one-man enginle event, .. I Inhl.yre for tCi?nerton (i7 sees) tied vith Mortlake for thiripliace, the evelnt teiring \wonl by B3irriddnli (24 2.5Iti sersl. frith Port Fairy (2 'J.4lth sees) neconld. ii ...
News in Brief. [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 16 March 1914
News in Brief. The high price of milk in the metro polio is enabling the Co-operative Com-: Spany at Bacchus Marsh to pay farmers 9d. per gallon at the factory-which isn the record price yet paid by the company. 'This price does not include the cost of pastourising or rail freight to the city. E The Moree mail train dashed into a party of ladies at a railway crossing In (l West Maitlatnd, (NB.SW.) on Thursday night. Mrs. Alice Smitlh, a widow, aged 59, was struck and carried 60 yards by the engine. She wue dead when picked up. The others escaped. Great diiliculty is now being experienced in securingemilgrants for the oversena )o 2 .minions. Thlis is emphasisedby the fact 3 thalt Cantldl's bookings for '1914 bre 608 per cent. leas than for the 1913 period. A! ALWAYS TAKES IT. p I always take Chamberlaino Cough Itom- ib ody wheneverI have a cold," writes Mres At A Preston, 51 King William St, Fitz- lb roy, Victoria. "I first took it whet I had an attack of influenza and I got relief w...
The Cheshunt Murder. [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 16 March 1914
The Cheshunt Murder. &nbsp; Some months ago, Margaret Catherine Ledwell, a girl of 19 years, was mur- dered while walking from her home at Cheshunt, near Deloraine, Tasmania, one Sunday afternoon to join her parents, who had gone on before her to the house of a neighbour. A young man, named Joseph Harry Belbin, was convicted of the murder, and was hanged on Wed- nesday last at Hobart gaol. Prior to his execution, Belbin, confessed that he had deliberately shot the girl. A memorial is to be raised by public sub- scription to the murdered girl, who lost her life in defending her honor.
SIR ARTHUR SULLIVAN'S ORDEAL [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 19 March 1914
SIR AIt?lIIUIt SULLIVAN'"S ORDEAL The death of Mr Francula Cellier, the ;avoy conductor (says "The Westmln ster Gazettlo") recails a dramatic epi ode nassoclated with the production ot "Iolantho'" In 188:. That opera was the first of tile Gilbert and Sullivan series produced at the Satvoy. and Sir Arthur Sullivan had arranged with Mr Cellier peoronally to conduct the first perfornn ance. On the morning of tile day fixed for the production Sir Arthur was a comparatively rich loltn, so successful had been the four operas wihich had preceded "Iolantho"; hut Just as lie was about to loavo home for the Savoy news reached him of the bankruptcy of the firm entrustaed withl his Investments. and with that bankruptcy the whole of his savings dlsappearled. out in spite of this heavy blow he went to the theatre and conducted "Iolantho" be fore a crowded audience, which little know that the fanmous composer was then as poor as the lowliest scene .hliftr hehlnd the scenes.
COURT OF ARCHES LOST RECORDS DISCOVERED [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 19 March 1914
COURT OF ARCHES LOST RECORDS DISCOVERED At a dinner of the Authors' Club oni I Monday' (says "The Times" of Janu arY 16) Sir Lewlis Dlbdln. -C., Dean of the Arches. gave an extraordln arlly interesting account of the ad ventures of the lost or forgotten re cords of tile Court of Arches. These records, which were kept In various places after tile Fire of London. were removed In 1865 from St. Pauls Cathedral to Lambeth Palace. where they lay hurled for nearly 40 years "In a deep stratum of London soot and dust)" and the nature and value of thlelr contents have only just been discovered. On bIecoming Dean of the Arches in 1903 Sir Lewis Dlbdln did what he could to explore the room in which the documents were kept: but it was not until the summer of last year. when he was helped by the nev. Claude Jenkins. librarian of Lambeth, that he wan able to go through them. They cover a period of 200 years. from 16600 to 186O, and provide a acset of pIrecedents, about 2000 In number, de cided in ...
PUCCINI INSPIRED BY BARGES [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 19 March 1914
PUCCINI INSPIRED BY BARGES Signor Giacomo Puccini. the famous Italian composer. who has been pay ing a lightning visit to London, went last night to a rehearsal of "The Dnr llng of the Gods." wvhlch Sir Herbert Treeo is reviving at HiS i Majesty's Thea tre, for the composer is in search of a subJect for a new opera. "The chief reason for my presence In London to-day," he said to a "Dally Express" representative, "Is pressur. of privato business. But, at the eame time. whenever I come to London I am alwvays glad of the opportunlty to Visi. the theatres, for I am a great admirer of the i?glish stage, and so it comes that I have made up my mind to see 'Tle Darling of the Gods.,' in the hope that It might prove to be a sultable subject for an opera. I shall do my best to vielt a roheareal this evening. for I leave England for Italy at an early date. "I have seen 'Mr Wu.' and I liked It very much. both for its originality and the splendid manner In which it is staged. "I may tell you." h...
MEN AND DYNAMITE SOUTH AFRICAN LABOR TROUBLES [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 19 March 1914
MEN AND DYNAMITE SOUTH AFRICAN LABIOR TROUBLES (By Stephen Black, in "The Daily Mail.") Tie presont trouble on the land, from where is drawn practically the whole of the world's regular gold supply, originated largely in the tragic deeds of last July 4 and I. It may vaguely have come from still farther back, but shape and delinition emerged six months ago. South Africa, the graveyard of states men's reputations, has problems which no other country on earth possesscs; and the wisest men have failed time and again to cope with them. Certainly the Botha Government prior to last July understood little of the Itand's real soul; the soul of a wild, reck less race of men Jumbled together among scholars, mining msathemali clans, younger sone, and other remit tance men. The same spirits that rec belled against the Kruger Governllent and the children of these men are o0 the Rand to-day; and the fatality of their affairs is that they are governed as Kruger governed thenm-from a town only thirt...