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TOUCHY FITZROY. [Newspaper Article] — Kyneton Guardian — 3 March 1914
TOUCHY FITZROY. _ / The Melbourne correspondent of lite "Ararat Advertiser" writes: "Be cause in reaching Parliament. House ;o be sworn in the Governor-desig nate. Sir Arthur Stanley, had to.drive along a street that forms one or the boundaries of Fitzroy, the council of that dignified municipality desired to bail up His Excellency and give him" an opportunity of inspecting the Mayor and councillors in all the yiory of their antique clothing .When ii;c reception committee wisely jarred .ibis mliculous ceremony. Fitzroy got r.p and snorted It the reception com mittee had gone a bit further and knocked out some of the other absur dities of the day. doubtless the new Governor would have been better im pressed with the manners-'-and ?cus toms of his new home. Arthur ar rived by the mail boat early .in the morning alongside the pier at Port Melbourne: but instead of his Minis ters waiting on him then and welcom ing him to his new home in;'~a quiet way. lie had to dodge about a maivof war...
RIFLE SHOOTING. [Newspaper Article] — Kyneton Guardian — 3 March 1914
RIFLE SHOOTING. At Melbourne "on Saturday last St. Kiida, Brunswick and Mahnsbury op posed forces in a triangular match, 14 shots at 5co yards. best 10 to count St. Kilda won by the narrow margin oi 4 points from Brunswick, who in turn defeated Mahnsbury by 50 points. Scores: St. Ki'da - Bartiett 68. P. Baylev 68. Machin 67. A. Bayley 67. McQuade 65. Vivian 65, Armstrong: 6.:. Black 64, Myers 64-656: Bruns wick-G. Moran 69. J. Leheny 6S, A; Johnstone 67, J. Lyle 66. J. Young 64, \Y. Smith 64. A. Rice 64. P. Anderson 64. A. Syinons 64-652; Maim.sbury Thompson 60 YV. Rose 68, Santnson &lt;S'o. :L-s.Uv\\er^6o. A. Hubber 6o, Kirby 60. Christian 60-613. " r: r .
SPORTING NOTES. CRICKET. KYNETON DISTRICT ASSOCIATION. SATURDAY'S MATCHES. Kyneton v. Metcalfe. [Newspaper Article] — Kyneton Guardian — 3 March 1914
^^gpOBTlNG NOTES. CRICKET. - ..-r~vw DISTRICT ASSOCIA TION. SATURDAY'S MATCHES. TCvncton v. Metcalfe. - These teams met on iJarkly bqiiare. on Saturday, and the home team won. Stores. ^-Kyneton. c Morton, c Gamble, h G. Keith 46 i r Thomson, run out .. . . .. .. o ! : u.' Pltnikett, c Wilson, b Mactier . o ? ?SThvicMi Gamble 4!)| \V. Young, b Gamble 2 X Lcvick, not out 32 Sundries .. .. .. ....... 3' Total for five wickets1 ,.r: 133' '(Innings declared.) Uowline:-Mactier 1 lor *0; Wilson, n for T. Gamble, 2 for 50,; D. Car Sell. 0 for 6: G Keith, 1 for 24. -Metcalfe. T Grady,-b Morris ^ 0 I. Mactier. h.w., b ^ oung . ^ 26 X Bcnnie. b Moiris .. .. . . .. o S.' Keith, b Morns 2 7 Wilson, b Morris 3 D Carnell. l.b.w., b \\0u11g 24 W. Grady, b Morris .. .. ....... 10 A. Wilson, c and b btredwick. .. 3. T Gamble, b 'Morris o G. Wilson, b Morris o C Carnell. run out '.. .. 7 : G. Keith, b Morris o p;,' R. Keith, not out .. o ,i!) Sundries 32 Total j'07 Bowling:-Morris. S for 16; Stred wie...
A STORY OF OUTBACK. THRILLING NIGHT RIDE. [Newspaper Article] — Kyneton Guardian — 3 March 1914
A STORY OF OUTBACK. | THRILL1XG XIGHT RIDE. 1 A thrilling story of what p. man vrv do to save the life of a fellow settle in the sparsely-inhabited stretches c the Northern' Territory is. told ;i; report which Dr. Gilruth. the Ac~:> istrator of the Northern Terrilor has forwarded to the Minister fort: tcrnal Affairs (Mr. Glynn) "C: January 13.'' says the report, a yos settler 011 the Daly River, natr; Frederick Bolton, preparatory to t: barking- in a native canoe, handed' loaded .Winchester from the hank r a black boy in the boat. Carek& he handed the gun. with the rasa® pointed towards himself. T -f was at full cock. The hoy nat grasped it' in the usual way, anc 'result was that it was fired, th passing through one of Bolton' The wounded man dragged hir c' | his residence, and the hoy «'i the nearest assistance, which happen ed to be Mr Love, the I'rotcctor* snot, and found the young raanj£ scious. but severely wounded, v\S the aid of the black boy he convert the wounded...
THE VALUE OF SLOYD. [Newspaper Article] — Kyneton Guardian — 3 March 1914
THE VALUE OF sloyd In view of the fact that We,r miscd a sloyd room at 0,. et School in the-near future, th -^i ing description of'what sioyd for, which occurs in an' ani-i . "Argus" by Phillip Rayve apropos of the Melbourne Ed^ Exhibition, will prove of intP;UC3i> Mr. Ray writes: '"The Sloyd^ 'is, 1 think, the most striking in the building. About 20' bov 5 ing from 12 years old to 14 yZs'-\ at small, neat benches. To a observer they were simply dom mentary carpentering. When r5 voice to that idea I was sn^,n deceived by Mr. Byatt, the Si l"V rector. ' °i"« ( ."You are quite wrci??-. just in the way so many&»er , 85, A carpenter makes a thins? * Pl^ may be just good enough sell J makes, let us.sa}% a door and it in the quickest way, so as to nti the quickest possible return , work. We do our work so that J making our boys: we don't care AV the obect. except as it m?v hT'St torm of expression. It -;s not ject that is manufaeturedtha^m-'/lT it is the making of the object th...
THE NEWSPAPER PRESS DIRECTORY. [Newspaper Article] — Kyneton Guardian — 3 March 1914
THE NEWSPAPER PRESS DIRECTORY. Tliis season of the j'ear sees the publication of a variety of annuals, and the reviewer looks for their ap pearance almost in the manner of one who welcomes old friends. In these days there arc many reference annu als, but not all these yearly publica tions are necessary, and only a few arc indispensable. In the last and best class we must ccrtainly put The Newspaper Press Directory, publish- * ed by C. Mitchell and Co. Ltd., of Mitchell House, Snow Hill, London, E.G; because it is part of thp equip ment of newspaper, advertising-, and business men that the average work er-in these fields cannot do without. . When.'- questions: of facts arise about . newspaper, .work;.-]:he;-,inevitable me thod of testing' them ms to refer to The. Newspaper Press Directory, and to ? this coniprehcnsiVcwand telaborate publications. o]iC};';>,can:::h_ardly turn . in ?v am xTlie standing- features -of The ^'Newspapen vPress iDircctory-are famil- : ..iar.-&lt;t...
UNITED KINGDOM RATES Letters. [Newspaper Article] — Kyneton Guardian — 3 March 1914
UN'fTED KINGDOM RATKb -Lo-terc. feCr ry -oz- or unrier .. 0 ' R°!vce>e^ 01 ^ Csrus. each . 02 ^ptrano;: Fee 0 3 1 y^'.A^icGivcment of delivery .' a »"£:stered article .. . - 0 2« r -Packets. -^nsrcial Papers Bct ex 30- 0 3 S't* nnt «x ci-cdigg 4'oz 0 3j Exceeding 40Z. and vot ex ceeding 6oz o Exceeding Soz. but not ex ceeding Soz o Exceeding Soz. but not ex ceeding iooz .. o Every additional 2oz. or un der up to sib. .. .. .. .. o Printed Papers,-other than .newspapers, for every 203.. ? or under up to jib e Patterns and Samples must' . be bona fide sample, other- ; wise will have to- i sent parcel post or letter rate, for every soz. or under, up to lib T. .. o The maximum limit of weight the United Kingdom is t6oz..; atid foreiern countries T2o&lt;c. -Newspapers. Each newspaper 402. or undci . *Eacb additional 20Z. or frac- ? v tion thereof 'see footnote) 0^ *Newspapers sent by P. and steamers, wholly, by sea. id. for ?.v ?fioz. or fracKon thereof ,
CARBOLIC COUNTRY. MILES OF WHITE FIELDS. [Newspaper Article] — Kyneton Guardian — 3 March 1914
CARBOLIC COUNTRY. -MILES OF- WHITE FIELDS. Most drastic treatment lias been taken by the Board of Agriculture against "Iiaonv, homely Hertford shire,-' ir. order to stamp out the mi crobe of the dreaded foot and mouth disease, which has broken out in the ?.o'linry (writes the "Daily Mail"). A few days ago you could smell beef over many thousand acres, after the groat furnace had been built and lit over the three score carcases laid iirst in a .scooped hole To-day the country for miles is odorous of carbolic acid, which must have been expended by the ton. The fields are colt-red with it. It is thrown in generous shovelfuls even into hedgerows quite a long way from the unfortunate farm at YVhilwclI where the f-.nii-and-motith disease was di.'cuvcred; .and tlfc westerly wiud has takon the smell icrosS to EiSCX and Cambridge,
TELEGRAMS [Newspaper Article] — Kyneton Guardian — 3 March 1914
\ % v.. ^ t-eiiegrams .J, .^X3rdinary*:*QSuSe- "%ou'?s;?Q p.m. (Sundays excepted). - Telegrams delivered at " offices where there are messengers, free-ore. mile from office Where no messen - gers are employed, telegrams xe-nair at t-he officp until called f-'ir ! .... . ?, -Victoria - Within radiut of 15 nv'les from [ my - telegraph ofncei 50 wor&lt;U..vuK*Iudin&lt;i . address '.nv; ?iignaturi* : . -thin the Stare;: but' -.«;>sr&lt;.>. . ? " --nile-.radius. 16 >ro ncluriing&lt; iddress-iind.'-slarna.".' I ? Mirv ? . ... .... ?.. ." . ='.. . ....U" ..-.v.":.. . . H.vp.rv additions! word: «xt.n-. .-&lt;> . - i nterstate. &lt;(> vvordsv . '.including- addr~s? ^nd signature ...... -New Zealand.- ?, Minimum charge of 4$d.: a. word Address and signature chareed for a? part of mcssaee. -United Kingdom. t\ uniform.rate of 3/ per word. . -New Caledonia. Each, word xid The ..address an- . sijmature count as part of message STAMP D...
SPRINGHILL. [Newspaper Article] — Kyneton Guardian — 3 March 1914
SPRINGHILL. . &lt;B> -- The, weather.-The recent protrac ted dry spell was broken last Friday, when we experienced a thunderstorm which yielded about half an inch of rain. The water proves a boon to a lot of farmers, for a number of springs that had never, to anyone's know ledge; failed hitherto, were as dry as the proverbial bone. Ploughing'.-Ploughing- has com menced in the district, and agricultur ists, well pleased with last season's re turns, intend to increase the area un der cultivation. Cricket.-Springhiil met Taradale for the third time this season on Sat urday last The local lads were con fident of victory on their own ground, and their expectations were full rea lised. The scores stand: Springhiil, 82; Taradale, 4S. Top scorers for the home team were H. Roldenson, who played sparkling cricket for 26. and A. -Martin, :6. For the visitors ,T. Swift was the only batsman to make a stand, knocking up 23, a meritorious performance when the total reached only Bowling ...
SIDELIGHT ON RAINFALL AND CROP RETURNS. [Newspaper Article] — Kyneton Guardian — 3 March 1914
SIDELIGHT ON RAINFALL AND CROP RETURNS. - Interesting sidelights on the rela tion of the rainfall to the crop returns; have' been received by the Common wealth Meteorologist from one of the, observers., who is farming on a. large scale at Tralee, near Farkes. N.S.WY His experience coufirms the theory-, now largely translated into practicc -that by proper and careful tillage of; the soil for the previous ten or. twelve months . before seeding, sufficient moisture, majv be retained inthe sub-; soil to provide storage upon which the, wheat plant may draw and thrive 'eveil in winters so .dry. as to make, failure, certain under the older methods of cultivation. By the end of June at' Tralce about 3000. acres were seeded. Although from this time till the crop, was harvested, at the end of Novem-; only two and three-quarter inches j rain fell upon it. an average .yield. of fourteen bushels per acre was stripped off 2500 acres, and the re main in tr 500 acres, which were,cut for; hav, yield...
POSTAL NOTES [Newspaper Article] — Kyneton Guardian — 3 March 1914
POSTAL NOTES Postal Notes, from 6d to zoi, may be obtained at^all Post Offices, and are paj^able at ail Post Offices from . 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Poundage, under 1/6, id.; unedr 4/6, id. under 5/, 1id.J under 7/6, 2d.; under 20/, 3d. The values of the Notes have beer so arranged that any sum of shillings and sixpences up to one pound may be remitted by not more than two of these notes. Should it be desired to transmit broken sums of pence un obliterated stamps, riot exceeding in value 5d.. may be affixed to the face, of the Note, and the amount of the Note and stamps will be paid; Victorian postal notes are now pay able in New South Wales, South Aus tralia. Tasmania. Queensland, and Western Australia, and vice versa. ; Should the: soaces in a Postal .-Note- . tor-'*"name of .payee and paying^ffice"' v not be filled up. the Note wil be pay able to any post-office in the colony When it is desired to make it pay able to anyone, 1 Uen ;.the name of the person and of the Money Order Office at...
MILITARY MEMS. [Newspaper Article] — Kyneton Guardian — 3 March 1914
MILITARY MEMS. School of Instruction.-The soccial school of instruction for infantry drill and map reading is to be held at Kyncton from March iS to 2S. Picture Show Passes.-Lieut. Dett mann: area officer 66B,; has been pro mised a number of free passes en abling cadets to attend the picture shows in the Albert' Hall for one month. The conditions are: The ca det who sells the most tickets for the benefit entertainment on March 25, 1 free pass for 1 month: and everj- cadet who sells 20 or more tickets. 1 free pass for 1 month. There will be nine picture shows during : the monthly pass. . Medical Examination.-The medi cal examination of th'e'AVoodend and Macedon cadets takes place at the Mechanics Hall. Woodend. to-day (Tuesday), and for Daylesford cadets at Assembly Hall, Daylesford, to-mor row (Wednesday), commencing at S.30 a.m. Cantain Rigby. assisted by area officer 66B and the S.S.M. at tached, will conduct the examination.
MONEY ORDERS [Newspaper Article] — Kyneton Guardian — 3 March 1914
M&lt; J.N EY ORDERS vt>mius>nvveak!v. - Not cxcccdin. ? £5, 6d.: £ !0. i /; £i?.; i/6; ^20,-2r. ' New Zealand and Fiji.-Not ccedinjj' £2. 6dl; £5, 1/: £7 i/6 £10 2.', £12. 3/6' £15. 3/: £ 3/6; £20, 4/, up to £40. . ? America and Italy.-^d. Jfor evc>\ 1 or par! thereof to £20. United Kingdoni &lt; through Orders v (.ape of Good Hope,, Hong Kong,;S( raalilaiid, Peru. Natal, Ceylon. India Tj-ansvaaL Orange River, Germany ana Canada, 6d. for every £1 or par| thereof to £40 -;.v Money Order Offict ~ closes nii.no Saturdays . 7
FERNHILL. [Newspaper Article] — Kyneton Guardian — 3 March 1914
FERNHILL. .The Weather.-The weather here has been very dry for the last few months, very much to the detriment of the potato crops, most of which are beginning to rioen off. and if they do not get rain within a week or so yields will be very small. Quail Season. - A party of four guns from the Fernhill Hotel bagged 47* brace or birds to-day (Monday). The birds were fairly numerous, and several good bags were obtained br other local sportsmen. Ploughing.-Ploughing operations have begun in this district, but in some cases the ground is very hard and drjr, and four horses have to be used in the double furrow.
TELEGRAPH MONEY ORDERS [Newspaper Article] — Kyneton Guardian — 3 March 1914
TELEGRAPH MONEY ORDERS Telegraph Money Orders are is-^ sued and paid at all Money Order Offices. Money can be remitted by telegraph to any Money Order Office ( which is also a telegraph office) vin Victoria upon payment of the charge for a message of 16 words, or to the neighbouring colonies upon payment of the charge for a telegram of if words, in addition to the usual rat' of .commission
HOSPITAL MATRON RESIGNS. [Newspaper Article] — Kyneton Guardian — 3 March 1914
HOSPITAL MATRON RESIGNS. After four 3'ears as matron of the Kynetoii Hospital. Mrs. Rowc has re signed her position, as she has pur chased from Miss Hoyle, daughter of Mr. Wl Hoyle, of Kyneton, the pri vate, hospital she has so successfully conducted at Sale, Gippsland. Mrs. Rowe, who will enter upon her new duties in about two months' time, will have .associated with her her sister. Miss' Gouklen, who received her ? nurse's training at the Children's Hos pital, Melbourne, Mrs. Rowe herself having certificates from both the Mel bourne and the Women's Hospitals. Mrs. Rowe came to Kyneton four and a half-years ago. and for six months, under Matron Pye, was head sister. Upon Miss Eye's resignation she was promoted to the position, of matron, and during her four years' residence has proved herself a very fine admin istratrix of the internal ecenomy of the institution, in addition to a skilled nurse. By her unfailing tact and cour tesy she has endeared herself to pa tients and nursing st...
DR. MAWSON'S STORY. [Newspaper Article] — Kyneton Guardian — 3 March 1914
DR. MAWSON'S STORY. Dr. Mawson tells a plain, unvarnish ed, modest tale of heroic fortitude and sacrifice in the pursuit of scientific* knowledge of "faithfulness' unto death" that thrills the reader with .pride of race, and once again: empha sises, the fact, that-"the-path of duty is the path of glory.'" He says: "The 14th- December was- a beauti-; ful day. 'iieut. Ninnis, Dr." Mertz aiid: 1 were in the highest spirits. Owing to- our arrival at. the unbroken plateau the trouble seemed:ended. Dr. Mertz:. who was the trail-breaker; was a quar-' ter of 'ajnile ahead of me and the first dog team.. Then came Lieut. Ninnis .?with a sledge and the most vital ne cessities. This plan was adopted in order that the first,sledge must suffer if crevasse was met with. "I unexpectedly found my team crossing a crevasse." We had already negotiated scores of these. I called out .'crevassc' .to put Ninnis on his guard. On looking back soon after nothing met' my eve but an expanse of snow and ice. "Th...
A HEARTLESS HOAX. THIRTY TELEPHONE MESSAGES SENT. [Newspaper Article] — Kyneton Guardian — 3 March 1914
A HEARTLESS HOAX. ... 1 ? ? --- ?- ? ?? ? i' I THIRTY TELEPHONE'MES ' SAGES SENT., : A scries of heartless, senseless, hoaxes was perpetrated on:.Friday in. Melbourne, by means ; of- -the - tele-; phone, by a man who used the name of Myers. Mr Elias B. Alexandra, of the firm, of Arthur N. Bishop and Co., recently left for a health trip to New Zealand,; and arrived at Rotorua on Thursday last. On Friday a man rang up the firm with -.".which- Mr; Alexandra was. connected and asked, "'Have you; heard the news?" The lady steno grapher to whom lie spoke^answered,: "No; what nev.'s?'' : :The ^man, .who. said; his name was Myerl,. thereupon > told' her that Mr. Alexandra; had been, drowned. The young lady received; sucliVa shock «that she swooned.' . In the same waj- .-Mr. Alexandra's parents' home was rung .up. and a; similar story was told. Mrs. Alexan dra and her daughters, not suspecting; that anyone-could .perpetrate- so ^cruelf a'hoax, believed the stor.y, and- their, condition in...
Malis Received at Post-office. Kyneton. From [Newspaper Article] — Kyneton Guardian — 3 March 1914
Molls Rece£%?ed at Post-office: Kyneton. From Melbourne, at 9.40 a.m:. 3.10 p.rn and 0 p.m.; also at 6.30 a.m. Dowi: T.P.O., 940 a.m., 3 p.m., 9 p.m. , Trentham, at 9.40 a.m. Woodend. at a p.m., included ii: down T.P.O. at 9.40 and 3 p.m. Bendigo, at 8.30 a.m.. 2.10 p.m.. ami 0 p.m. Up T.P.O., at 2.10 p.m.. an^ 9 p.m. Metcalfe, at 8.30 a.m. Edgecombe. Lan^lev, and Sidonia, st 3.30 p.m., Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Springliill and Upper Coliban, at 3.30 p.m. Monday, VVednesday, and Friday. Piper's Creek and Pastoria East, at 4.30 p.m. Tuesday, Thursday and Sa turday. Lauriston, daily at 12.30 p.m. and 5.30 p.m. West Kyneton, daily at 5.30 p.m Barfold. Redesdale, Mia Mia. Green hill. East Metcalfe and Redesdale Junction, daily at 7.24 a.m. R. E. TILT, Postmaster