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MURTOA WATERWORKS TRUST. [Newspaper Article] — Dunmunkle Standard — 5 June 1914
MURTOA WATERWORKS TRUST. The Murtoa Waterworks Trust have approved of the following statement showing detailed expenditure of pro posed loan of £2000, .together with details of annual receipts and expendi ture under new conditions, as prepared by Mr. Broadhurst CJ£.:— WORKS TO BE CONSTRUCTED. Reinforced Concrete Standpipo 80 feet in height to store w&luf from tbo ground Jo vol but with capacity for 150,000 gals, between tho top and a point 17 feet above the ground £1400 0 0 2J chains 9in. C.I. Main to con neot Pumps with Towor ... 60 0 0 9 chains 9in. C.I Main to con nect Tower with Town Re ticulation ... ... ... 200 0 0 Extending Reticulation with 3in. pipes in Cromie and Hamilton Streets 200 0 0 Procuring and fixing automatio inlet and outlet valve on old Tower 10 0 0 Engineer's commission ... 95 0 0 Contingencies 35 0 0 Amount of proposed loan £2000 0 0 Estimated Revenue as set out in detail in Estimates adopted for J914. Rate of 2/6 in £ £625 0 0 Minimum rate on unreticu...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Dunmunkle Standard — 5 June 1914
lliai Primanprude lisped to her lodger: " Mr. Baker ! I'm sorry to s»y Miss Goldtoot h complains of your coughing— I'm afraid she will leave me to-day. She declares that it sounds most disgraceful, / And she told me to say sho feels sure ' ypa'dbe well to-day f yon stBrt right away ^ "Taking Wooda 'Great Peppermint Cure.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Dunmunkle Standard — 5 June 1914
DON'T WAIT TILL WINTER IS OVER. U a o &lt;3 &lt;3 o U 3 O 3 a o 3 C"fr* o u* d knnj o c. o Cu MEN'S Macintosh Raglan Rainproofs, 2.7s.. 6d., 30s., 35s. The Latest Coat for Men (a Beauty) weighs 18 ounces^ Silk Finished and Rainproof. A really Pretty Hat, to YOUR Order, or from OUR Stock, at 10/6, IE IT COMPETITION! A Beautiful Range of AUTUMN AND WINTER MODEL?, in all the Latest Styles, at all pricsa. MURTOA, ONE NIGHT. JONOAY, JUNE 8. TSE IlS'IlilS ill, The World's Greatest Hypnotic Magician, in the Royal Illusion, Queen . of the Air, The Convict's Escape, The Exciting Egg Comedy (The Latest and Most Elaborate of Illusions). You must Laugh, Roar, Scream and Shriek at the FUNNY HYPNOTISM. Prices—3/-, 2/-, 1/- Full Houses Everywhere. Commonwealth ML Bank of Hustralta HEAD OFFICE 4f§||pjp, SYDNEY SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT. In order to afford the public increaaod facilities by expediting the transfer or withdrawal of deposits, the Agonoy at the LOCAL POST OFFICE will be a...
FOOTBALL. MURTOA v. WARRACKNABEAL. HOME TEAM DEFEATED. [Newspaper Article] — Dunmunkle Standard — 5 June 1914
FOOTBALL. MURTOA v. WARRACKNABEAL. " HOME TEAM DEFEATED. The glory of the red-and-whites has evidently departed from Murtoa, judging by the half-hearled manner in which they commenced this season. The club entered for the district trophy as a matter of course, but enthusiasm was lacking, training was neglected, and the team had to be picked just before the match was played on Wednesday, where upon Jack Brady was chosen as captain and Percy Sprake as vice-captain. 1 There was a good following of sup porters from Warracknabeal by special train, and as it was a delightful after noon, with no wind to interfere with the play, there was a good attendance of spectators to witness our first match of the season. Mr. J. Murphy, League umpire, had charge of the field, and gave entire satisfaction, his decisions being strict and impartial. The visitors felt confident of success on this occa sion, after having received so many drubbings at Murtoa, and their hopes were fully justified, as the mar...
Hoaxing the British Navy. [Newspaper Article] — Dunmunkle Standard — 5 June 1914
Hoaxing the British Navy. ( In 1.906 a Spanish officer in ami-' - • ' form presented himself at the main " •>"" ga\e of- Portsmouth Dockyard, and asked for" the Commander-in-Chief, ' ~t to whom he was conducted. With " many apologies he explained that ' , ' he was from a Spanish cruiser at _ - Cowes. There was a midshipman on board very ill. Would Kngland extend to this unfortunate patient the courtesy of her naval hospital ? Of course, everything- was at once done. ' ' Instructions worn telephoned to the • Huslur Hospital for the reception of the. sick midshipman, and with . " many thanks the Spanish officcr left, escorted by a lieutenant to see •• - • him to the boat, which, he said, - was meeting him. No boat was visible, however, and after waiting •- V-'lj> some time the hospitable lieutenant ■ :£v.V insisted - that, the Spanish officer should return to the barracks and . partake of dinner. This lie agreed , to do, and had a right royal time, , ■ furthermore borrowing £-i,...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Dunmunkle Standard — 5 June 1914
For New Season s Millinery, Walk Inside and See our up-to-date Selection. For the Cold Nights, We have a Large Range of PURE WOOLLEN BLANKETS at Fair Prices to Buit all buyers. Don't Forget, We Stock Only the Best of FLANNELETTES—the Famous Osman brand—Non-inflammable, in Cream, White and Striped. Come Inside and Inspect. We will show you. CHRIS. GULBIN, Federal Stores, M'Donald Street, Mrasfea® GIVE US A RING AT PHONE 15.
REPORT SALES. [Newspaper Article] — Dunmunkle Standard — 5 June 1914
REPORT SALES. Messrs. Young Bros, report having con ducted a special stock sale at their Murtoa yards on Friday, 8th May, when tiiere w»s a good attendance of buyers and the 2500 sheep yarded were readily disposed of at splendid values. Crossbred weaners mnde 14/3, merino wethers 15/, crossbred ewes in lainb 24/6, comeback ewes 17/11, merino weaners 14/2, and steers £2/11/, Another special sule was also conducted on the 29th May, when the 2400 sheep yarded were readily disposed of, crossbred ewes making 24/11, crossbred ewe weaners 19/(5, crossbred wether weaners 17/10, mer iuo weaners 14/, crossbred wethers, 2 and 4 tooth, 18/9 ; merino weaners, mixod soxes, 13/2. Since the 1st March the firm have sold through the Murtoa office 25,643 sheep and 15 cittlo. The following aro the sales effected privately :—D. J. Delahuntv, 751 merino wethers ; Theo. Schultz, 50 merino wethers ; Delalmnty Bros., 850 crossbred ewes ; P. A. Bushby, 1026 crossbred ewes ; J. Degenhardt, 270 morion ewes ; C...
PERSONAL PARS. [Newspaper Article] — Dunmunkle Standard — 5 June 1914
PERSONAL PARS. Mrs. Edhouse, wife of Cr. H. Edhouse, of Stawell, died on Satnrday evening, at the age of sixty six years, the cause of death being heart failure. The friends of Mr. Norman Jenkins, of Rainbow, will regret to learn of his death, which took place on Friday morning. Deceased, who was about 29 years of age, recently contracted typhoid fever, which malady proved fatal. He was born at Lubeck, and spent his youthful days there and at Galaquil. He started at his trade as a saddler, with Mr. A. E. Thomas, of Beulah, and at the time of his death was carrying on a saddlery business at Rainbow. Mr. Harold Morrison, P.M., died on Friday at his residence, Malvern. He was regarded as a very able magistrate. Mr. Morrison began his career as clerk of petty sessions at Coleraine, and then ■ went to Hamilton. A boy named .Mitchell in the Hope toun district had his leg broken through falling off a drill on which he was riding. A son of Mr. J. P. Loats, of Rupan yup North, while playing ...
GOLF. [Newspaper Article] — Dunmunkle Standard — 5 June 1914
COLF. Competitions for ladies' and gent's trophies (presented by Mr. L. G. Ltfmb, president) have been conducted at the Murtoa links on Wednesdays and Satur days, the highest scorers on first day to play off with those of Saturday. The scores were:— WEDNESDAY. Gross. H'cp. Net. Mids D.iviea - 90 9 81 Mrs. Utber 84 2 82 Miss II itchett 115 16 99 Mrs. Sawyer - 135 20 115 Mr. W. Potrisa 101 15 86 Mr. A. Gtilbin 103 16 87 Mr. J. S. Morrison - 117 27 90 Mr. T. Murn - 107 15 92 Mr. J. Tiiompaon - 107 It 96 Mr. P. Utber - 123 15 108 SATURDAY. Miaa Hogan Mids Cahill 88 9 79 105 • 15 90 Mrs. Murphy - 90 Scr. 90 Mrs. M:iclonald 124 22 102 Mr. H. A. Teppor - 98 13 85 Mr. L. Kvle - 100 11 89 Mr. H. Hiley 92 Scr. 92 Mr. L. Walker 94 Scr. 94 Mr. E. Murphy 102 8 94 Mr. II. 0. Comport 102 6 96 Mr. L. J. Scott 113 15 98 Mr. J. Mullina 102 2 100 Mr. 0. llabol - 124 24 100 Mr. G. M'Mullia - 116 13 103 Mr. F. G. Wannuth 135 27 108 In the play off, Messrs. Tepper and Petrass made a fie, but the former e...
A Baseball Catcher. [Newspaper Article] — Dunmunkle Standard — 12 June 1914
A Baseball Gatcher. 1 An ingenious apparatus shown in the accompanying illustration is in tended to Gave tho catcher's hands. The doors ou tlie front of the box are mounted to swing inwardly when the ball strikes them, and the ball impacts against a padded cushion, the ball drops down and rolls through an opening at the lower part of the box.
MAIN LINE TROPHY. [Newspaper Article] — Dunmunkle Standard — 12 June 1914
MAIN LINE TROPHY. May 27—Horslnim v. Minyip „ 27—Stawell v. Ararat. June 8—Minyip v. Horsham. „ 17 — Ararat v. StawelL, ,f 24—Ararat v. Minyip. „ 24—Stawell v. Horsham. July b—Minyip v. Stawell. „ 10—Horsham v. Ararat. „ 29—Ararat v. Horsham. „ 2i)—Stawell v. Minyip. Aug. a—Horsham v. Stawell. „ 12—.Minyip v. Ararat.
He Was Called. [Newspaper Article] — Dunmunkle Standard — 12 June 1914
He Was Called. 1 A commercial traveller who had business in a small town recently was detained longer than ha expect ed, and, missing the last train for the south, w'as forced to put up at a local hotel for tho night. On inquiry, ho elicited the information that tho first train for his destina tion started at soven o'clock the next morning. Being very anxious to catch it, he summoned tho "boots" of the hotel, and gavo him particular injunctions to ho sure and call him at six, so that ho njight have plenty of timo. Tho "boots," a solemn, long-faccd individual, faithfully promised to obey his request, and as the clock struck six tho following morning, truo to his word, opened tho bedroom door. Tho occupant of tho had was still asleep. "Boots" caught hold of him by tho collar of his pyjama suit, and, giving him a \ IgorouB shake, exclaimed, in his naturally somewhat deep and sepulchral voice: "Sir, your hour has coma !" The feelings of tho poor commercial at ihis ruthless awakening fro...
SHOW FIXTURES. SHOW DATES. [Newspaper Article] — Dunmunkle Standard — 12 June 1914
SHOW FIXTURES. SHOW DATES. Natiinuk—Wednesday, Sept. 16. Rupanyup—Friday, Sept. 18. Miuyip—Tuesday, Sept. 29 Horsham—Thursday and Friday, Oct. , 1 and 2. ! Nhill—Wednesday, Oet. 7. Warracknabeal—Friday, Oct. 9. Bbulah—Tuesday, Oct. 13. JDimboola—Wednesday, Oct. 14. Hopetoun—Friday, Oct. 16. Stawell—Friday, Oct. 16. Jeparit—Tuesday, Oct. 20, Murtoa—Wednesday, Oct. 21, Rainbow—Friday, Oct. 23. HORSE PARADES, Horsham—July 1 to July 4. Murtoa—Wednesday, July 29*, Minyip—Thursday, Aug. 6. Warracknabeal—Friday, Aug. 7, Nhill—Wednesday, Aug. 19. Diniboola—Thursday, Aug. 20, Jeparit—Friday, Aug. 21. Rainbow—Tuesday, Aug. 25-.
Discounting Racecourse Winnings. [Newspaper Article] — Dunmunkle Standard — 12 June 1914
Discounting Racecourse Winnings. 1. ! A curious kind of discount business is carried on in connection with the French "Pari-Mutuel" system of bet ting on the racecourse. It should be explained that those who wish to bet on a French racecourse have to take a ticket for five, . ten, or fifty francs at one of the offices of the "Puri-Mutuel." Each ticket is numbered, and the . number corres ponds with t)ie number of the horso; so that, in asking for a ticket, one simply asks for No. So-and-So. The names and numbers of the horses, as well as those of the joc keys, are sltown on a large hoard before ths start. After the start no more betting is allowed. When the race is finished tho money is counted, and all the money .placed on the losing horses is divided among tho winners in their proper propor tion, the administration taking a percentage for expenses and tax; It will be easily seen, therefore, that when your horse has won, you are alyays in a delightful state of .uncertainty as to ho...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Dunmunkle Standard — 12 June 1914
( Under the pntroii'tijr oj Sir Genrije Bouien? K.C.M.G., lute Uortrnor of Victoria. BLIGHT AND SONS, Fancy Bread and Biscuit Baker, M'DOALU STREET, MURTOA "O AS pleasure in announcing; ^ that they have just com pleted, at the corner of M'Donald and Degenhardt streets, an up to date Bakery Oven of the latest design, and are now prepared to wait on families in and around Murtoa and supply the best o£ bread and small goods daily. Catering done in all its branches at shortest notice. Wedding Cakes a specialty, also Christening and Birthday Cakes made to order. Ice-Creams, Fruits, and Soft Drinks always on hand. Refreshments at all hours. A trial is earnestly solicited Telephone 22. Ladies, Please Note, LADIES aro requested to note that the Offices of the Ladies' College of Heallk havo boi-n rehiov d from 46 El zabeth Street, to Phair's Building, 327-3-29 Collins Street,. M eibourne. The College has the sole agency in Victoria for lir. D. M. Coonley's famous Orange Lily Treatment, which...
JERUSALEM. [Newspaper Article] — Dunmunkle Standard — 12 June 1914
JERUSALEM.. 1 Very shortly the sacred streots of the Holy City will lium with the noise ■ of electric cars, and its more important thoroughfares will be illuminated at night with the 1 brilliant electric filament. Its old picturesque walls and massive towers are to be pulled down, and the city is to have an adequate water supply. I Tho rapidity with which Jerusa lem is extending, through the return of the Jews in such large numbers ' to the city of their forefathers, has (says an "Express" correspondent) rendered these improvements neces sary.: Indeed,. J,o~.the north and west of the old city thero have sprung up, within the last decade, large Jcw'ish colonies, populous residential sections, as well as convents, hos pices, institutions, schools, and other buildings, with tho result that ! to-day there is a greater Jerusalem without tho walls than within. Four separate tramway routes are ; to bo laid down. They will all | start from tho Jaffa Gate, the prin I cipal entranco from tho ...