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THE CAT AND THE BABY. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 11 March 1914
THE CAT AND rTHE IABY. A miserable, half-starved eat ap. peared one day at the doorstep of n house in Birminghami, where the man and woman lived from whom I heard this story. The creature felt no in clination to leave the house, and, af ter being adopthd as one of tlhe fam ily, took a great liking to the baby of the house, (tne day the parents were both out, and no1 on)e was ill tile house but thle baby and thle cat, The mother, on returning, heard the mo)st frantic "mewing" proceeding from the. eat upstairs, and, rushing up, found the baby at the top of the stairs al most falling over, but preveinted from doing so by the eat, which was sup iorting its weight with its front, law. The eat had evidently realised tihe danger, and it held the ehild up til the mother came to tihe rescue. Willio: "1a, theoro isn't anlly dif, ferenco boetween a violin and a fiddle, Is theoroe" Pa: "Yes, indeed, my son. 'Ihe hil trulllllOlnt youl hard the other oeonlillng at the concert \?as a violin, but i...
MORLEY—OLIVER. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 11 March 1914
MORLEY-OLIVER, At the Presbyterian Oh uroh, Moreland, on the evening of Saturday, February 28, the Rev, Mr, Matthewos joined In holy wedlock Mr, Geonrge W, Morley, of Swan. water West, and Miss Mabel Oliver, of Sydney.road, Parkvillo, The brides maids were Misses Kennedy and Morley, and the orldegrooni was attended by lMeara Frank Bawden (Swan water) and Dibb (Moonee Ponds), Wedding breakfast was partaken of in the Grove Hall, after whcloh a social evening took place., Tihe bride and bridegroom motored to Lorneo, whore the honeynmoon Is to he spent. The bride looked clharmlng in a trained gown of mousseline silk and an overdress of Paris lace, She wore the usual wreath and veil and carrled a beautiful sheower bouquet of roses and maiden h'lr fern, T'he bridesmaids wore dainty costumes of white voile, mop caps of wvhito tulle, with pink roses, and carried howor bouqueoto to match, The bride's going away gown was of grey tweed, with handsome hat and feather to match, The brldo'ts pres...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 11 March 1914
bpoo1a1 Advortitoonto. JAS. ROWE & SONS, BEG TLO ANNOUNCE SPECIALS FOR FEBRUARY, Guns, Oartridges, and Shooting Requisites HOLLIS GUN, WITH CROSS BOLT, £6. Holls (Gnn, with cross bolt and pigeon barrols, £7110 Genuine Hollle Guns, with ordinary fastener, £41/171 and £51/10 Stevens' Singlo Barrol Gun, 22/0 S'evons' Singlo BBrrol Guu, with automatio ejeotor, 25/ Stevens' Single Barrel Gun, automatia ejeootor, Nitro, epeolal stool barrel, 40/ and 45/ W, \', Oroeener's "Dominion " hammer Gun, £10110 W. \W. Greener'a " Empire " IHmmorless Gun, £12/O10 lIonehill Guna at all prices, A real bargain--Bonehill Gun, with oross bolt, a real beauty at £4/17/6 S Clarbrough and Johnston's Hammer Guns at £0/15 and £7/115I C Olarbrough and Johnston's Hammorlosn Gun, £11/15 SMaroon's (English Hammorlees Goun, £9/10 CARTRID)G ES CARTRII)GES CARTRIDGES Black Powder, loaded by Kynook'e, 1/19 packeot " Aster "' Smokeless Powder, best value over Imported, 2 packet IKynock'a Job Cartridgeas, Smokel...
SOCIAL. HUMPHREYS—TROLLOP. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 11 March 1914
BOOIAL. IUMPIREYS-TROLLOP, A veryprotty wedding was celebrated on Wednesday morning, the 4th lost,, In St. Matthew's Churoh, Oope Cope, the onntraoting parties being Mr. Edward Inlmphroya,. fourth aLm of Mr. E tluamphroys, of Morningion (late of Cope Copo), and Miss Linda Trollop, second daughter of Mr, M. B, Trollop, of Oopo Cope, Tihe ohuroh, whioh had boeen niceloly decorated for the ocoatalol, was orowdod, Tihe officiatlng clergyman wRas the Roev, N, A. M'Loan ; and Mr, John Peterson presided at the organ. The bride, who was given away by her father, was prettily dressed In whito slllr, oe. broldorod veil and wreath of orange blossom, and carrelod a bouquet.l The bridesmaid, Mls? Elsio Cumming (cousin of bride) was attired in crenme silk and a black hat and carried a botquet, The bridegrorm was attendeOd by his brother, Mr. Win, HuIophreysA, The wedding breakfast was afterwards served ar the residence of the bride's parents, the Roev, N. A, M'Leau presiding. Sovoral toasts usual...
MINING ITEMS. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 11 March 1914
MININQ ITEMS. A report froinm the Illoilba Allnvial Stites that No, I born at 700ft south of the chaft struck heavy wash at 8ft,, anud the bore was contlnued to 7lft., when boring had to be dlooontlnnod, as large booldor8 wore encountered. IFrom the boringa finea colors of gold were obtained, PaPozzlo 'la (oild Mining Company, No L?iablllty, Boalliba, March 4Ith.--During the past fortnight extended plnt to 40 font from shaft in good worknlug country, con. Blstlng of oloan elates Intormlxod with quartzloaders; water ilnoreasling, Con. tlnuo to extend drive to )Oft, and then put In timber to suit or carry slablng In rise, lwhich will make distance from shaft to centro of rise i'3ft. Will drive two Clear seta past erise to make room for trucks, Thoylold of gold In Vlotorlia for Fob. ruary was 45i,38 oz. gross, or 41,848 oz, ine, valuned at £177l,960, Compared with theo yelold for February of last year an inoreaseo of 3310 oz has occurrod. The yield for the last two mIonths was 70,488 o...
THE COMMONWEALTH FINANCES. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 11 March 1914
-----------I THE COMMONWEALTH FINANOES, v v MR, CooK, the Federal Prime Min later, has recently been drawing pointed v attention to the very unsatisfactory u state of the Commonwealth finances, At Mount Gambier a few days ago he referred to the enormous increase in the expenditure which had resulted from the legislation of the Fiebor Go vernment, and mentioned that the o Liberal Ministry while having to meet I this had found its revenue alowing a large decrease. It is only fair to otate that this decrease in much less than the figures would indicate, Under the Sugar Acts passed by the Barton Ad. I ministration in the early years of the t Commonwealth it was desired to give a bonus on white grown sugar, An ex. oise duty of £4 per ton was therefore placed on all Australian sugar, £3 per tonof it being returned towhite growers by way of bounty, It is obvious that, except for the £1 per ton differ. eoce, this was largely a book entry so far as the revenue and expenditure were concerned,...
WOOL SALES. London, March 6. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 11 March 1914
WOOL SALES, iLondon, Maro 6., Ab the ontinuation of the wool eales on Friday there was strong competition for orossbred, from Amerloa, uand prieoo for all dtacrlptions were fully maintained, London, March 8, At yeaterda)'e dalee there wase good competition for oroeabrede, with prioos ucbshnged, Merlnooe told in hollers' favor, London, March 7, Wheat,-The market on Friday wone dull, and buyere were Indisposed to operate, although oellers reducod prloeo, For South and Western Australian tailore, January. February ehipmerit, 30/7k he quoted; for Victorian, December, 36/8; and for Now South Wales atoemor, Mlarch.Aprl 36/6 is asked, London, Maroh 5. Wheat,---The market is dull, Australian cargoes are held for prevlous rates, On spot priaes are unchangod.
ZEPPELIN AIRSHIP. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 11 March 1914
The essentials of aerial navigation as a rolhablo means of tralnsport are, xccording to Count Zeppelin, three In number: "As regards reliability, the first thing n?cessary for a long nalrshlil voyage is two independently worklng engines-tihat is, two mators with their respective lpropellers. There is not, and never will be, a motor abso lutely free from risk of failure. Th( best of railroad locomotives is not ablove an occasional breakdown. Iow over, whoroas a train suffers no daml ago from stoppage, and a steamer ai worst remains afloat, an airshitl should Its single motor atolp workint suddeuly, must immediately (leseent atnd remain down until repairs anr oeffected, Where there Is a suitabh landing place thlas is by no mnean soriouu; but should the airship loa over uninhabited, nmarshy or rock; country, over seas or deserts, or ovei an enemy's territory, the stopplago o its engines might mean dlestruction eto both shlip and crow. The same dlsas -tcr would oectco if the gas bag ur ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 11 March 1914
VICTORIAN Producors' CO+ Operative Co. Ltd. BondOffoe''405 Collinepet,, Melbourne, Orain 8hud.:Wtlliamatown, Wool, Hide, and Skin Stores, DAIRY PRODUOE. Stook Slos-Molhouruo, Blondigo, Suon bury aod Na?ambio, Land, Estato, andi lnuuranuOO Agonta, Sags, Manures, Ouis, Twine; Gro, cerires, r thea, &o . " . . . ? ENQUIRIES INVITED, ROYAL MAIL STEAMERS I SAVE MELBOURNE EVERY AL'I'ERNATIE WEEK FOR liiBEl & M"'1 00111 MARSEILLES &.ONDON I Gaping at Adelaide, F:remantle, Colombo, Aden, Port Said, Gibraltar, Plymoullth en roto With permisoion to call al I3rindisi FIRST and SECOND Saloon only Return Ticket to Europa wvuilablo for Two Yearp RATES OF PASSAGE MONEY To FREMANTLE Single £7 O1s, to £9 10,, Return £1 1iOs, to £14 51., To COLOMBO Single £27 101., to £34 2, Return £40 14,, to £50 12,. To BOMBAY and CALCUTTA Single £29 14,. to £37 8. Return £44 to £56 2s. To MARSEILLES Siangle £39 12s. o £78 2. Relurn £66 to £116 12,. O To LONDON Sinrle £41 16x, to £82 10, Retu...
STRICT PRIVACY PREVAILS. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 11 March 1914
STRICT PRIVACY PREVAILS. Reticence is one of the first rules in both the army and navy of Russia. In the navies of other great Powers, for example, there is a keen rivalry between different vessels inmarksman. ship, coaling,'boat drill, and so forth. In the Russian navy this is almost impossible, as the records made by any individual ship are never di vulged. So far is this rule of strict secrecy carried that even acts of heroism per formed by Russian sailors are con. cealed (except in war time). A Rlus sian seaman or stoker may have sav ed his ship or the life of a comrade by some act of self-devotion, but the fact is never made public, although the hero may bo rewarded and promoted. Matters of this kind are only published in war time, Another rule which is observed equally, whether in war or peace, is that no criticism of any kind is al lowed in either army or navy., No officer or man is allowed to criticise another. or to express an opinion re garding any arm of the servie. This ...
The Beekeeper. DAMP MATS. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 11 March 1914
The Beek6 r L - _ _,,?.? : . ..... DAMPl MATKTM After a continuous heavy stnr 'ot rain it is as well to raise the covers of tho hives and examino the mats to ascertain if any rain has drifted in, [f so, tihe damp mats should be at once remnlovod and dry tnes substi tuted, This operation may be Iper formned without any unnecessary dis. turbance of the bees. There should always be a number of dry sparo mats kept on hand for this purpose, in cast they may be required; .should any covers bo faulty they should ho at )nco repaired, l)amnipess in the hive should always be avoidedl, as it is most injurious to the health of tihe bees, It has the effect of souring "heir food, and so causing dysentery; It also causes the combs to become l souldy, which, when observed, should ze at once removed. ]Iives kept on low-lying or swVamnipy grounld, or under !thie shelter of evergreen trees, where the rays of the, sin cllnllOt reach tIheI, 'lor very liabs? to becomlie ldalilt) 111(d mouldy` inside; c:O...
PRODUCE MARKETS. Melbourne, Friday. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 11 March 1914
PRODUCE MARKETS. iMelbourne, Friday, Wool.-Sinoo the snles hold on the 25!h February the local market has been exceptionally qulet, there now bcing very little wool availablo for sale, Sheepskins. Small cataloguesa were offered at this welk'se auctlons, Very keen competition ruled, and prices were occasioually iu sellers favour, Hldes,.-Supplies this week were again small, Competition was keen, and all weights sold Jd to id better thln last week, Tallow,-- Average tuppliie wero sub. mitted at Wedneeday's a?otlon, The market showed weakness, and all good,' clasoes do. ollned 6/ per ton, whilst bldlv rendered lines were difficult to dispose of, Furred Skins, &o,--Small cataloues were rffered at Monday's aucotions, Keen competition ruled, and all classes of rabbit skins andvanced ,d to ld per Ib, We ore in receipt of the following cablegram from our London office, dated 5th inst,:--" Rabbit Skins--Com. pared with last series, prices at to.day'a auction sales weore 2d per lb. hi...
NEW POSTAL RATES. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 11 March 1914
NEW POSTATL Ti ATr U. poetagu on lotlaLtl, uamo 1ino) I'o)CU on th1 let of May, 'Ilho iodu'wdl I iite13 are 0 foliow THRIJOUGILOU11 UOM MON W1A1l AN) 1'PAPUA. Llltttrl, ( piol Jý oz, Lottor cardo, Hoi4gio, i4d otali D)o,, reply, 14 caclºhalot. Poet tardou, ohiglo, 14 each, 1)o," roply, Id onuº Iialf, Printoe Pal)(3, du d por 2 oz. Bookl , printel'd---outtido AUtitrnIt, O d p.r 4 oz, ; hI Autndlla, ()Ad potr 1 o. Magaruini--Prifutod Iii Auoutcola, d p)r 8 oz, ; priinted oittido Auu(trlla, 0ld por '1 oz, 1)I~lnlird,'' 04 piotr 12 o,', and iiioroiaiuidtu, Id po 20;z OVnIUEA 1I)OMINiO),i LIttero front the O(,))11wor )IIu~lth to tih United Iitigdomi, uvorc1io dol,1t,º(uii0 llritlH11 iololllul au~d prot(L;U((I tIIi, 0reolt the Now Ilbrlideo, 11 potr ,, NE\V %IALAN1) AN 1) 'I111", A1ANiJ rli0 oateo to Now '/1oaaud, riji end Ilnitloli 80100001 lul11de tiC Loltter, 1d h oz. Poet eardo, o lnglo, Id, D)o,, roply, 14 otrch1 half. Lotter cardu, ologlo, 14. Do,, reply, 1 each haltf, Mcagaolnca, I...
ST. ARNAUD PRODUCE MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 11 March 1914
ST ARNAUL) PRODUOE MARKII'. H, T, Edwards reporti :-Whcat, lower, 3/5 to 3/5}. Oats, 1/7 to 1/9, Polts, 3id to 4id per Ib, lambs, to Od per lb, I rabbit, 5d; hldes, 4d to 5Jd,
NAVARRE CHARITY SPORTS MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 11 March 1914
NAVARRE OHARITY 8PORTS MEETING, (1"rom our own Uorre1)(oiduett) Ur>"ic>slrr --flaroF-,Ia \w )-"lJlo !t. IJAA, it. F', Tnutolwr, 61.1~, L.A Irvlin, M. [ , IIHo[ Il) yatduo Ilrowye Al I..C,, U, U. P.1'Cullirl, I,arkuul (6layot ul Hiuwc ail) , ti' J. l(orw (Mbayor f Sr. Arnaud), 'P, 1!'. F.nuinltau J,P , A. 61, 1VIlbhr, L, I ho,, limn,, R. 11, W U iVUeIa , A. I A, cbip clireltIJI tt--lBH 1Sibly, Vic~lrei, lorrouv. Juhldg (Horne 1nvauto )-JJlap flariingtom AMuietaut JudgeE-n, hop iun, jun. Jurdge (touL Iltaoa)-_J. Jon , Ara u' Juni d Jj--i IL gyio, tart (Ilorao Evecoro)--4. Mhorr~ow, Allrt~tant YSta('tEr--·r] Bibby, ju St, ~talt(r bo Raocr).- J, llrowu. raeiutaulll .y Iiblby and W , 11. l)uooon, d (horn lEvonio)-J- oapt lh linvton , Oi .itpeo jun., Iund Err, lludgotta, Iuuioo t ppe.. (root Itacoo)--J, B1took, J, IBroawn, e it. O~rn. R! eroo.--.U, U 'Cux100, Uommmittoo .- W"V Bibby, eecu W. it .iJtiaIlfa , 11). 1.0 ,'m , en.y , John lorrowt A. Morrow, E, ihokard, 0, Bibby, W' Bibby...
ST. ARNAUD HOSPITAL. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 11 March 1914
sT, ARNAUD HOSPITAL, Tho monthly meeting of the corun mitten ot mianagement of the above inetilution was held atb thle Town Hall on Fiiday night1, when ther were preoont--l~oev G, Doyle, vice president (in the chair), Mpisiru W, A. Hlogan, H. W, )unkley, F, 0, Bllencowe, J, A T, Moran, A, Rituhie , 1., . Penniog ton, ,J, Worodell, W, J, Rowe and U, ?i'K, chuie. COR lt ttION DI ,NCE. A letter wa r-oeived from J, W, Ponnington, M,1h,A, intimuting that he would endeavor to arrange for a viait by tihe Premie-r to 8, Arnaud on the oocaij.n ,f filepit l Suttntuy,- Received, The remaindur of the crre~pondence wao purely of a formal natlure, FINANOE Aonnnnni a , m,,,ni, n 01 50.l It,'l wAUUUULU BUiOUnLDng to Jailuuf i were pasted for paymenut Tbe sofre tary stated thAt, inclusive of the monthb' pay sheet, the bank account was in debit to tho amount of £184/18/6 Oa the 6.h Maroh last ypar the account war In debit £283/15/9,-Tbh report was adopted, The sorretary reported receipts for the pabs...
COMMERCIAL. MERCURY Office, Tuesday evening. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 11 March 1914
OOMYVIMEROIAL, ERCUOORY Ofioe, Tuea?aV evenln1, WHOLUSALTh, I .TAIL~ Flour, £8117/10 Flor, 160 lb, bag 1516 Chab, £3 Ohaff, 41 Fresh Butter, dalry, Fresh butter, 10d ; 9d; Faotory, 1/2 Faotory, 11/4 SEggs, 81 IggBs, 01 Baoon, 111 Bacon, 112 Oheeo, 83d Oheae, 10d Pollard, £/J5 per ton Pollard, 1/3 Bran, £615 per ton Bran, 118 Potatoes, 4/ Potatoes, 1/6 per qr
ST. PATRICK'S FESTIVAL [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 11 March 1914
ST' PATRICK'S FESTIVAL Fellowing are the handicaps for the prin. cipsl pedestrian events at the above sporta on Tuesday, 17th March, St, IPatrick's Day - Da surImnFID H ADICAP. 130 yds, J'ds,. F. Jenkins, Moolorr ,1, 8 J, Marchnlot, Swanwater ,,. 9 W, Bioknoll, Emu .,, ,,, 9 James Feony, Swanwittor ,, 10 W. Billetoin, St. Arnaud 1,, 10 J, E, Anderson ,..... I11 Edw. Brown, Avoca,,. ,"' 11 W, W. Anderson ,,. ,,; 13 A, E, Walsh, St. Arnaud ,,, 15 Walter Anderson, St., Ar. nanud (boy) . .. , 10 0, J, Willmott, St.. Arnaud, (boy) .. ... .. 16 F, W. W\yatt, St. Arnaud (boy) ,,. ... ... 16 11T. Russell, St. Arnaud ,,, 10 DISTRICT HANDICAI', 20 yds, Y.'ds, . F. Jenkins, ... ,.. ,,, 14 W. Bicknell .. . . 14 James Feony ,. ,,. 16 Ed. Brown ,,. ,,, 17. J. F. Andersou ,. .. 18 W, W, Anderson ,,, ,,. 19 A, H. Walsh , ,, 23 0. J, Wihmott (boy) . . F. Wyatt ... . ... 26 H, Russell,,, ,,, 26 Walter Andersona (boy) ,., 28 HENRY MO OE} Handi. C, TAMPION c tappers,
LOCAL AND GENERAL. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 11 March 1914
LOOAL AND GENERAL, - - - A notioo in regard to the piymoob of nooounte due to Mr. H, T, Edwards, of the Big Store, oi advertised in another oolumn, Mr. H, T. Edwards advertisso that there will bo a gaslight dinplay of autumn and winter goods at the Big Store on Friday might. A man named E, Fiunman fell out of a train while travolling to iondigo, Whon pioked up it was found that ha was sufforini from shook and had uatained itjutrios to the head, Tho publioan's booth for tho Weddorburn raooe hao been purolasod by Mr. Dorrity, of thl Limorick Castlo Hlotol, Bondigo, for £28/10. Meoere, A, J, Simpono & Co, advertiso entrio for tho St. Arnaud narket to. morrow, 'ho firim' half-yearly horeo sale at St. Arnaud is a fixturo for Tuooday, 7th April, Mr. Stanley Flotcher, vrterinary Ourgeon, announoes that hio privateo ddress is Quoeu's Avenue (premiaes recently oooupiod by Mr, Johu), opposite thoe I, 0, Preaby. tory. British Labor newspapers desoribo the proposal to oend Tor Minn to S...
RACING. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 11 March 1914
IIAOINO. The VRO, Autumn weetiug Qon. oluded on Baturday ab Flemington, Reeults :-Eimo Handioap.- 'ofua, 1 ; Brattle, 2; Oatrooa, 3 GibBon.OAr miohael Salkee-?New?berry, 1; Van Bient, 2; Deloaooo, 3, Northoote Hudicap-?Belove, 1; Ooronation, 2; tora, 3, Autumn Steepleohaooe Tinto, 1; Tho Mioer, 2 ; Moyne, 3, Ohampion Stakeua-ladnor, 1; The Parisian, 2 ; Prizefighter, 3, Only oix started, Radnor boing favorite at ( to 1 on, Hlo won eaoily in tho record timo of 5 rin, 22;1 eue, for tho threeoo miles, Farowell HIandicap -Rathlea, 1; Tasdauga, 2 ; Hush Money, 3, Thet largest otako winner was Mr, E Ecclea, whoBe cheque amounted to £3,937,