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CASTLEMAINE HIGH SCHOOL SLOGAN COMPETITION. 160 ENTRIES. [Newspaper Article] — Castlemaine Mail — 26 October 1917
CASTLEN1AINE HIGH SCHOOL rfi iSLO'GiAX COiMiPET'ITIOX. 1G0 EXTRIE8. Two prizes were competed for in a. slogan competition ar .The 'High School. •A'bout a hundred and sixty slogans were sent, in—varying in length, thou ght, metre and quality. The firs: prize of half-a-guinea went to Arthur (Hill, his slogan being "Cas tlemaine : Sunny climate, superior schooling. spirited citizens, city in sight." .Tack Lawson won the second prize with "Castlcmaine combines the convenience.? and comforts of city and country." Una Xcems obtained third place—"Visit Castlemaine : A valuable ■remedy for illness, ignorance, and in difference." A High School pupil. Chrissie Fox, also had the'honor of winning the town convpeti! ion. The fact a lint she did not also win the school competition is a good example of the 'world-wide, oft quoted difference of .tastes. Another feature pleasing to note is the chivalrous way in which Arthur Hill desired to forego his prize-money, •and to give it to be distributed as...
PRIVATE ARTHUR TREVORAH. [Newspaper Article] — Castlemaine Mail — 26 October 1917
PRIVATE ARTHUR TREVO'RAiH. '.Many in Casfclemaine wiill remember •Arthur Trevorah, who for many years Wias a hairdresser in the employ of .Mr V. A. Ottey. il-Ie left here about '10 }'ears ago, and .finally settled at ,Port arlington, His relatives yesterday were officially notified tihat heihad been killed in action in Flanders on 27th September. He enlisted at Portarl ington aliout. l'S months ago. Private Trevorali was a native of Castleniaine. being the youngest son of the late Thos. Trevora'h, and brother to Mr iH. Trevorah, of Doveton street. Miss Tre vorah, 'Mrs €. (Bennett, and 'Mr?. X. 'Cock. He leaves a widow and four young children. I-ILs wife's brother ■was killed in .action 011 the day ibefore her husband met his death, and she will have the sorrow of a double loss. She and the relatives will have the sincere sympathy of the public.
CASTLEMAINE DISTRICT SOLDIERS KILLED IN ACTION. SERGEANT FRANK H. PELLAS. [Newspaper Article] — Castlemaine Mail — 26 October 1917
GASTLEMAINE DISTRICT SOLDIERS -L KILLED IN AiCTION. SERGEANT FRAMK 'H. FELLA'S. /Mr J. tPellas, crchardst, of Harcourt, was officially iinfonajpd on Wednesday that his son, Serg^Pit Frank H. Pel Fas, of "the 46 th ^'Battalion, hadfoeen killed in action ^in Flanders oil- isi;| October., ''He was a single man, 27i] years of age, and enlisted for serving.'. *fc\\jo-.years ago. iPrevious "to joining thfir colors, 'he was engaged .in his fath er's orchard. .He sailed asaxPrivate, but gradually worked his way up, and iwas promoted to tliei rank of 'Sergeant a ife!w •months ago. >Much sympathy .is fel't ;for the bereaved parents in t'h%. loss of such a fine son. One son is still fin the fiiring line, 'and anothei was invalided home some months ago, con sequently the .family has nobly ^lone its duty to 'the 'Empire.
The Law of the Land Published by arrangement with Messrs. Ward, Lock & Co. Ltd. [All Rights Reserved.] CHAPTER XV.—Continued. [Newspaper Article] — Castlemaine Mail — 26 October 1917
The Law of the Land By FRED. M. WHITE. Published by arrangement with Messrs. Ward, Lock & Co. Ltd. ... [All Rights Reserved.] CHAPTER XV—Continued. It was by no means an easy matter, but it was accomplished at length. Clarkson had to feel his way along in the darkness. More than once he stumbled against unseen objects, but by great good fortune he NPset nothing and presently his eyes became more accustomed to the gloom, ^le found himself now on a broad landing, with, as far as he could judge, bedroom doors opening upon it in all direc tions. Then he noticed a thin slit of light coming from under one of the doors, and this, as he rightly judged, was Barca's bedroom. The atmosphere was slightly tinged with the sugges tion of cigarette smoke, by which Clarkson knew that Barca had not yet retired for the night. He crept close to the door and laid his ear to the keyhole. It was just possible to catch the sound of voices and a few words here and there, though it was almost impossi...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Castlemaine Mail — 26 October 1917
HOiW JS YOUR BOI'L'ER? ■It lias been stated that a man's stom ach is his boiler, his body is his engine and his mouth the fire-box. Is your boiler (stomach) in good working or der, or is it so weak that it will not stand a full load and net able to sup ply the needed energy to your engine (body) ? .If you have any trouble with your stomach. Chamberlain's Tablets will do you good. They strengthen and invigorate the stomach, and enable it to do its .work naturally. Many very re markable cures of stomach trouble have been effected by them. Sold by Geo. Clark and Son, Wholesale Distri butors. ffm J-MM knows how liable the skin is to suiier from.disfiguring blotches and eruptions ; and how liable it is, also, to get cut and hurt m all conditions of life—at home, at work and at play. There isn't a woman in the home, or a man in the street, but r-i \ hj fM/ ^j7 (?) h. - > 5 V 0 1 ZAI'i-BUK BALM to day or to-morrow. It mav be to check a sudden onslaught of skin disease, to soothe and hea...
The Castlemaine Mail. FRIDAY, OCTOBER 26, 1917. ITEMS OF NEWS [Newspaper Article] — Castlemaine Mail — 26 October 1917
@It£ .Castkmahtg iilatL FRIDAY, OCTO.BE'R 2t3, 19,17. ITEMS OF NEWS rr. 'Hospital ■Button Day will bo observ ed throughout Victoria to-day. In Castlemaine a number of ladies will patrol the principal streets with 'but tons .tor sale, and .as some of the pro ceeds of vlie fund will ibc recei\ou b\ the local Hospital, at. is hoped thai the sale of burtons 'will 'be a heavy one. For a number of years the spring show of the Horticultural Society has been abandoned. To meet the wishes of a number of members the society intend .holding a show in the Town Hall on Thursday, ^November Sih. The schedule provides tor pot plants, cut flowers, and cookery exhibits. In the cut flower section, special provisi on has been made for roses and sweet peas. All growers of flowers are in vited to assist the society in making the show a success by exhibiting. En tries in all sections arc free, and sche dules can be obtained at the secie tary's ottice. Poultry was well represented at '.he Maldon Show on We...
THE STATE AND THEIR SCHOOLS COMPETITIVE EXAMINATIONS. REPLY TO DR. MANNIX. [Newspaper Article] — Castlemaine Mail — 26 October 1917
THE STATE AND THEIR SCHOOLS ' * COMPETITIVE EXAMINATIONS. REPLY TO 'DR. lMAXXIX. Mr F. Tate, Director of Education., on Wednesday replied to statements that have been made to the effect that when pupils of Roman Catholic schools meet with pupils of State schools in compe tition they ihwariably show better edu cational results than the State school children. The only comparison which can be made, he said, is the examina tions held for the award of junior scholarships. Every year the .Educa tion Department allots, 'by competi tive examination, .100 junior scholarships. These are allotted pro portionately—50 to candidates from ;State elementary schools, 30 to candi dates from 'State secondary schools, 12 to candidates'from other elementary schools, and S to candidates from other secondary schools. Eighty are thus open to pupils cf State schools, and 20 to pupils of other schools. Although the candidates '\vcjrk on the same pap ers, pupils 'from the 'State and other schools do uot compe...
BOY SCOUTS CASTLEMAINE TROOP. [Newspaper Article] — Castlemaine Mail — 26 October 1917
BOY SCOUTS * ■OAiSTLEMAilX'E TROOP. (By Pioneer.) •" Friends 'Will ho glad to learn that the Scouts of t'he Oastlemalne troop are fi'till 'forging their way in Scout loro, a!so In exercises ttat tend to make useful and self-respecting citizens. Further well-wishers are coming for ward with the determination to help and encourag.3 "hose who try to help forward their own movement. .Messrs. Tonks Bros, have very kind ly presented the troop with a tent and equipment, which will be valued in the camping season. To the '.Mayor for his kindness 011 Gala Day in providing refreshments for .the Scouts, much appreciation and thanks were expressed by all those who partook of his 'bounty. lAn incident is related of a Scout on duty at the War Oliice, .London. A Major in the army had called on ibusi ness, an'd finding that he ihad to >wait Qiis turn, which meant some delay, 'de cided 'to while away the time 'by smok ing in t!he .waiting room. The Major said, "I had just lit up. and settled down...
RED CROSS SOCIETY. GUILDFORD BRANCH. [Newspaper Article] — Castlemaine Mail — 26 October 1917
RED CROSS SOCIETY. ? frU ILC FO 111'1 tJ Fv A N'C 11. - a meeting o.t ihe Red Cross J ,0,;e-y Vil! be in Harford's Ma]],) ?jr vhe purpose of mak- [ Z~ ^rangenients for a big--Red Cross meting to lie held in Christmas pro!>a!'ly on Day. All iC:,e3s arc inv:ret3 to intend, as an '.y,--: a-:)] be made to make the sports r^rin?He success. The Guildford ]i:is no: neld any entertainment I time, and the last sports ^etiag. although the weather was so l^vorable. proved sum a 'big- success J veil 'fine weather another effort ;Pi! no doubt be more successful.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Castlemaine Mail — 26 October 1917
SILKS SILKS jKTsESi^TOSS SB>ZX.d ' HAVE JUST LANDED, DIRECT FROM JAP AX, JAPANESE AND •FUJI SILKS. A fine range of Mack, -natural, and colors, in 23 and 27 inches, pure Japanese £'ilk, a very special line to go at 1/7J per yard. Alio:her plum line in Fuji silk, to go at 2/11 per yard. IBETTER QUAILIITIIES OF JAPANESE AND FUJI 'SIUlvS AT OLD PRICES. Hayes and Harris' IPIPIONE 106. THE NOTED SIL'K .HOUSE. Extraordinary Result Under the '.Local Option Law, to operate at the General Election following the next, a bare majority will carry earlier Continuance or 'Reduction, but -a three-fifths majority of the total votes wall be required 'to Carry iXo-License. iFailung 'this majority, No^Lieense rotes will be added to those for Reduction, but the reduc'tion provided for is -insignificant. This is how the rule might work out;if applied by politicians to their own election. The firs't name represents Xo-License, the second Continuance, and the third Reduction. if the X'o-Lie ease iH.auli...
French Front GERMAN ARTILLERY PARTICULARLY ACTIVE. PRISONERS INCLUDE RIGA DIVISIONS. TOTAL EXCEEDS 8000. (Published in "The Times.") [Newspaper Article] — Castlemaine Mail — 26 October 1917
French Front GERMAN ARTILLERY PARTICU LARLY ACTIVE. PRISONERS INCLUDE RIGA DIVISIONS. TOTAL EXCEEDS 8000. ' ^ '^(Published in "The Times.") ' '-Tho Times" correspondent.; at French headquarters says that (he pri soners include divisions from Riga. General iPershing, (American comir.an der-in-'chief, went one mile beyond the original .front .trenches. (Renter.) A French communique says:—Xorth of the Aisne, the German artillery is particularly active in the sector of Larovere les Bovelles, in the region of Maknaiison front, and on the new front which runs .from .Montdessinges, the whole of which is in our possession to Chevrignon. The enemy did not at tempt infantry action. A patrol was sent out in the region of Chevrignon and Vardesson, :uid brought back a large number of prisoners. Tanks played an important part in recem. at tacks. The number cf prisoners taken by us exceed S000, and the booty cap tured includes 70 guns, 30 mine throwers, and SO machine guns. On the right of the -Me...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Castlemaine Mail — 26 October 1917
FREE. Every woman whose health is caus ing her anxiety is invltea to write for a copy of our new booklet of valuable information, w-hich should bs in every home. Send 3d. for postage to Dept. •5, Ladies' College of Health, 327 Collins street, Melbourne. / It is .intended .that a great appeal ■shall be made in April by the Austra lian Rod Cross throughout the Com monwealth for funds to enable :the or ganisations to continue the work effi ciently, especially with regard to pri soners in Germany. Admiral 'Lord iBeresford proposes to draw the attention of the .House of Lords next week to the increased 'num ber of ships that are missing without a trace of uhem being left.. He will urge the Government to limit the mail services, and to take steps to preclude the 'Germain plans being helped by them. ■MOST DANGEROUS OF MINOR AIL MENTS. Of the minor ailments a cold is by far the most dangerous, not in itself, but in the serious diseases it so often leads to. Pneumonia and consumpti on always...
METEOROLOGICAL OBSERVATIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Castlemaine Mail — 26 October 1917
.METEOROLOGICAL OBSERVA TIONS. ■+ Lie following rer-dnig-s are supplieo jv Mr. Max Piucus, of Market Square, fie readings are for the 24 hours ?;:or to 5 p.m. each clay. THERM QMETEk. Highest Highest Lowest ■Sun. Shade. Shade. Thursday '103 70 3S BAROMETER. Thursday 29.46 rising.! Tiie onieial forecast for to-day is :— :!;;e generally. ' ' Ex;e;.-:ve rain has caused alarm! a~:n; :':io fruitgrowers of -Ring-wood :;.,i eir.rict. A partial failure is 'ap :;:e:u a; Done-aster, well known for tears a::d peaches, ana early cherries, teaches, pears and Jonathan apples are likely ;o be a failure throughout the dlstrlv':. The numerous showers "eve::: treatment of t.rees by washing iTij the spray. and consequently cia:k spot is feared. ■ " ■ 111 1 i