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MELBOURNE MARKETS. Retail Market. [Newspaper Article] — Kyneton Guardian — 3 March 1914
;: v"N-fF.LBOURN!?'MARKF.TS. . -Retail Market.- Y ? Feb. 28.--Pork. 6Ad. to gjd/'i'j'er lb.: mutton, forcquarters,"3id- ti>'' 4^d;; hi ijkI q u arters, 4A d. to 6id.; . chops, 5id. to Sid.: lamb,* forequarters, 2/0 to 3/6; 'quarter.; do., hindquarters. 4/6 "to 5/6; roast beef, &lt;}d. to gd. per lb.; beet steak, 5d. to 6d.; best steak, nd. Poul try.-Fowls. 6/ to 8/ per pair';, geese. 16/ to 20/. Turkeys, are quoted at 25/ each. Cheese, 9d. to l/i pcr;lb.; eggs,; special lines, up to 1/6 per doz.; but ter, i/3 per 'lb.; honeyv 4d. , to 6d.; bread, 63d- to 7d. per 41b. loaf; bacon, 6d. to 1/1 per lb.; hams, 1/2 to 1/5; milk, 4d; per quart. r ? -Potato Market. Feb.. 28!--The market* was dull, buy erg at Spencer street being few. About 26' tru.ckilbads listed at Spencer.street. Qualifj'. was- unsatisfactory. Prime earm'ens arc quoted at £3 to £3/;/, choice occasionally - £3/10/; . Pink> eyes, at £2/10/ to £2/15/, and occa-: siqnally £3. . . . -Hay Market.-- : . : Feb. 28.-...
MORE GRASS FIRES. DESTRUCTION AT CARLSRUHE TRAIN TO DAYLESFORD THOUGHT RESPONSIBLE. [Newspaper Article] — Kyneton Guardian — 3 March 1914
MORE GRASS FIRES. DESTRUCTION AT CARLSRUHE TRAIN TO DAYLESFORD THOUGHT RESPONSIBLE. One of those destructive fires to grass lands to which we are now al most growing accustomed, occurred near Carlsruhe on Monday morning last after the passing of the train to Daylesford. The conflagration occur red in the properly familiarly known as "Coilsfield," and owned by Mrs. W. R. M. Kerr, of Kyneton. Since Mr. James Maxwell's conclusion of ten ancy a, few weeks ago, the farm'has been let to Mr. Jesse Adams, and it is unfortunate for him that he has lost about 30 acres of good grass. Aided by a powerful wind, it soon swept into Mr Connolly's property, which is be tween Mr Bowers' and the "Coils field" home. There it consumed near ly 40 acrcs of grass and swept on and demolished the house, which was a wooden structure. Passing into the lands of Mr G. Thomson, eight or ten acres were swept with alarming rapid ity. Mrs. Coiles was evidentaly less fortunate, since quite 20 acres of her grass -land...
MR HARRY HAWKER, AVIATOR [Newspaper Article] — Kyneton Guardian — 3 March 1914
MR HARRY HAWKER, AVIATOR - ? - -----. At the Victoria Park. Sydney, on Saturday Mr. Harry Hawker gave an other striking: exhibition of his mas tery of the air. He was out of sight amongst the clouds at times. Whether Hawker will attempt the Sydney to "Melbourne flight depends entirely on the inducements offered. In England racing prizes entering five figures are to be awarded airmen, and Hawker is returning for the Gordon Bennett Cup event of £ iS.ooo. The attempt would necessitate certain al terations in the machinc; notably the fixing of a petrol tank in the passen ger seat, as at present the machine cannot carry sufficient petrol or castor cil for so long a trip, which, is expect ed to take six hours. Mr. C. Kingston, manager for Hawker, said Plawker would visit Bal larat and Bendigo. and would give a farewell ily in Melbourne before leav ing in Apiil. Hawker left for Mel bourne yesterday. - '--Opening of the Quail Season.-\es t'erday the opening of the quail season tooiloplace:-...
RECENT DISASTROUS FIRE A PIPER'S CREEK. (To the Editor of the "Kyneton Guardian.") [Newspaper Article] — Kyneton Guardian — 3 March 1914
RECENT DISASTROUS FIRE AT PIPER'S CREEK. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; (To the Editor of the ''Kyneton Guardian." &nbsp; Sir.—Many of your readers have felt with great concern how disastrous have been the fires which have recent- ly occurred in the Piper's Creek and Pastoria districts, and we have been all of us inclined to relieve the dis- tress of those who unfortunately have suffered most. It has personally been brought to my knowledge that one who has suffered most seriously has been Mr John Vereker, who, unfor- tunately lost his all in that con- flagration. Mr. Vereker's house, land, and fencing have been swept by the flames, and he is now virtually strand- ed. Will you, Mr. Editor, undertake &nbsp; to reccive any subscriptions which may be handed in on his behalf? Feel- ing that you will do so, might I ask you to acknowledge now the gift of £10/10/ from Messrs. J. B. and Keith Watson?— &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Yours, etc., J. ...
THE MARKET PRICE OF MENTAL ANGUISH. [Newspaper Article] — Kyneton Guardian — 5 March 1914
THE MARKET PRICE OF MEN TAL ANGUISH. "Thanks to arc Arkansas jury (says the "Public Ledger") \vc have the la test market quotation's-for'mental an guish. It came about in this way: A Joplin grocer telegraphed to his wife in Fort Smith asking when a friend would join him in Joplin. His wife telegraphed back that the friend was already on the way, but the message when delivered read that the man was dead. The grocer, who loved his friend, sued the telegraph company for damages when he discovered that the man was still alive. He insisted that nothing less than 500 dollars would compensate .him for the grief that fortunately proved to be a futile waste of emotion. The telegraph com pany argued that as the man was only a frifcnd and not a relative, the grocer could not haversuffered much mental anguish, but. the jury held a different view, -It evident^ contained some grocers who believed that: the,business of, weighing: sugar and handing out : packages of spice is not inconsistent with t...
SPELLING REFORM. [Newspaper Article] — Kyneton Guardian — 5 March 1914
r of the Council of the nice T^esciay (Mr. F. Tate Education p|. Leeper moved: "That presiding Vacation in England be sum»»» » contorciice tf". »r?f representatives of the over bading !eiJ v t0 consider and ad scas dol" Hwmestion of an improved vise upp- [; s.!stem of spelling which and amfon -d tIn.oughout the Ein "*y ,nd tL Enslish-speakmg world." P>re a i-;,,&lt;r to his motion, Drv Leeper In saner method of spelling f in obsolete: unscientific and in l!ian method now m practice would sal'" in"' ;n elementary_education, &\c " v4'r in any person s life was 3i"l.a ." They must get the lan PreC'0UAVndardiscd or else eventually gtiatre . . h bloo(i would be un Pc0fcble to one 'another. The Edu "'t?1 gn' oartment made a -movement catl p time agb in the direction of >m 5011 "nelfimr. but, although it .was PTiitcntioncd, he did not think'it i Invc anv good effect. Any v0"i i'olated move would only add ocal. ^ T-Io was not com ood effect. Anj . " i ;.-nlatea mu'c wo...
ELECTORS ENROL. [Newspaper Article] — Kyneton Guardian — 5 March 1914
ELECTORS 2NROL. fm Electors 01" Kyneton and di-tr* who are eligible for enrolment on :n-; Kyneton division district roll of the Grampians electorate by one monts; residence in the town or district, anc who have rie-'ected to enrol, are urc ed to immediately apply for enrol ment. Instructions hi} ve been ijj'as to the subdivision electoral olticerj that as soon as the police canvass o: electors for .the State Parliament completed, which will be on March f, ?. comparison is to he made with lis roll as prepared by the police and tne Commonwealth roll, and the electors" who are not enrolled it * | the Commonweatlh subdivision rc immediately forwarded to the dn ional returning officer for the Gran [ pians electorate, who will prce*. the tinenrolled electors. electors, being thus early warnee. should not be caught napping: 'r r important matter. Persons who have just reachcd the age of _'i year; should also attend to enrolment. School Committees.-According a the newspaper reports, the ele...
MRS. K. ZILLMANN RETIRES. [Newspaper Article] — Kyneton Guardian — 5 March 1914
MRS. K. ZIL-LMANN 5ETI8^®;. The "Daylesford Advocate" write;. Mrs. K. Ziiimann. of Eganstown.Sta'i School. contemplates retiring in near future from active duty under tb Education Department. Her na^ will be always associated with work which she did whilst head er of Alberton West State School c; behalf of consumptive and physical!; unfit teachers. "By means of leaflet'; (printed and published at her own ex pense) and letters in the "Argus''' ar,i "Acre." Mrs. Zillmann was successf-j in drawing attentionto these teacher-. Some meed of relief was granted fe consumptive teacher, but up to th present no consideration J:as bees shown to the physicailv unfit teacher who are without pension rights. as; who retire invalided. Mrs Zillmaim'j efforts rather overtaxed her strength, and she was appointed to Eganstowt on account of the mineral waters and bracing climate. She is stated to hav; sreatly benefitted in health by her re sidence there. It is Mrs. Zil imams'; intention to settle in Melb...
UNIFORM GAUGE. [Newspaper Article] — Kyneton Guardian — 5 March 1914
UNI FO RM Mr. Coombes, a member 0f . Northern Territory Railways mission, who was chief survevii^" the Malay States railways 'from ,1 to 1906, and superintending; Sllr ^ in' charge of railway surveys toria from 1906 to 1913, express opinion that the best gauge for I Northern Territory (and Australia;-1 the 5ft. 3in. "In comparing: the or-otherwise of the different -gahir! he says.-"the main advantage claimed in favor of narrower *,1* than 5 ft. 3in. is that curves and jfor er radius can be used, enabling railway line to be fitted more closi to thecontour of the country, and? lessening the depth of autings height of embankments, the qUan?j of earthworks is reduced. In djjglj and mountainous country requiSi much and sharp curvature to keeptv earthworks (and sometimes heit-S of bridges) down to a reasonable it, a narrow gauge railway is jus!|' able, but--these conditions are a present in the Territory-at any Jf; in the parts where railways are'ft* likely to be built-which is count? 'no...
UNITED KINGDOM RATES Letters. [Newspaper Article] — Kyneton Guardian — 5 March 1914
UNITED KINGDOM RATES -Liters. p"ricT?r3' £oz. or under .. . Car&lt;ls, each tj P|y Post Cards, escli . Keptration Fee cknowledgement of delivery °i a registered article .. .. ? ' -Packets. °mm«rcial Papers not cx csedmg: -j*. .. .; ,. .. .. xceeHinT j0~ n.-,j CS'eding 4oz , . Exceeding 40Z. and not ex ceeding 6oz o 4 Exceeding 6oz. but not ex ceeding Soz "... o 4! Exceeding Soz. but not ex ceeding iooz 0 5 Every additional 2oz. or un der up to 5lb. .. . 0 ,1 Printed Papers, other than newspapers, for every 20Z. or under up to 5lb o I Patterns and Samples must be bona fide sample, other wise will have to be sent parcel post or letter rate, for every 2oz. or under, up to lib 0 l> The maximum limit of weight to the United Kingdom is i6oz., and for foreign countries T2cv.. -Newspapers. Each newspaper 402. or under 0 > : *Each additional 2oz. or frac tion thereof (see footnote) 0 oi ^Newspapers sent by P. and Q) steamers, whoilv by sea. id. for every T6OZ. or fraction there...
KYNETON PIG MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Kyneton Guardian — 5 March 1914
KYNETON PIG MARKET. At Tuesday's market 241 pigs were yarded. Receipts. £4/10/2. Messrs. W. H. Fysh and Co. report: Representative attendance of curers. and the choice quality ot" the bacon pigs yarded elicited keen competition at the extremely high range of value now ruling. Porkers also realised satisfactory figures, but' for young pigs, which were heavily supplied, prices ruled in buyers' favor. We booked .125 pigs, and quote: Prime and. weighty baconers, £4/5/ to £4 t2/6; medium do.. £3/10/ to £3/17/6: light weights.a£3 to £3/8/; porkers. £1/19/ to £2/10/'; stores, £i/iS/ to £2/5/; slips and suckers, 12/6 to £1 6/6. J. H. Clark reports: The yarding was larger than usual, and buyers in cluded representatives of Melbourne and Bendigo -firms.''."the bedding for baconcrs being keen and prices equal to those ruling of late. Porkers sold well, but young pigs were somewhat easier. I booked 126 pigs and sold at prices below: Prime! light baconers, £3/10/ to £4/7/6; medium', £2/14/ to £3...
TELEGRAMS. [Newspaper Article] — Kyneton Guardian — 5 March 1914
TELEGRAMS. Ordinary office hours, r> a.m tc.fT p.m. ^Sundays exceple-J). ' Telegrams delivered at offices where there are messengers, free one mile from office. Where no messen gers arc employed, telegrams -*m?.ir xt the office until called for -Victoria.-. "Within radius of 15 miles frutji any telegraph office. 16 words, including address arin signature .. .. .. .. .. .. o ? Within the State, but outside , the 15 mile radius, 16 word?" including address and signa ture .... .. .... 0 Every additional word, extra ,0 " -Interstate.-" 16 words, including address and signature .. . . . . . . -? r-. -New Zealand.- s Minimum charge of 4Jd. a word Address and signature chareed for as part of message. -United Kingdom. A uniform rate of 3/ per word. 4 -New Caledonia. Each word nd. The address" and signature count as part of message STAMP DUTIES. . Receipts-£2 and over, id. Bills-£25 arid under, 6d.; £50, 1/; £75, 1/6; £100, 2/; £150, 3/, and so on, being 1/ for every £50 or fraction of sa...
THE PUBLIC SERVICE AND THE UNIVERSITY. [Newspaper Article] — Kyneton Guardian — 5 March 1914
THE PUBLIC SERVICE AND THE UNIVERSITY. At a meeting of the Council ofi.Edu cation on Tuesday Mr. L. A. Adam son moved "That a committee he ap pointed to report to the council on the best means of securing a closcr con nection between the Federal and State Government services, and the Univer sity and higher technical schools, es pecially with a view to the entry of graduates into the various depart ments of public service at a status commensurate with their age and qualifications"; and stated that he considered it would be a good thing for the public service, the University and the public at large if it could be found possible for graduates at the University to be admitted to the ser vice at a status-not as boys-com mensurate with a?e and attainments. The Director of Education (Mr F. Tate) said there were many difficul ties in the way. There was a law and a tradition in regard to the service which said that in the event of a va canv it should be filled by another public servant, prov...
POSTAL NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Kyneton Guardian — 5 March 1914
POSTAL NOTES, i . Postal Notes, from 6d to 20/, may be obtained at all Post Offices, and are payable at all -5'Cjt Offices from g a.m. to 5 p.m. Poundage, under 1/6, *d.; unedr 4/6, id. under 5/, lid.; under 7/6, 2d.; under 20/, 3d. The values of the Notes have been 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, not 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 =paces in a Postal Note for.name of payee and pnying office 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, then the name of the person and of the Money Order Office at which it is pa...
MONEY ORDERS. [Newspaper Article] — Kyneton Guardian — 5 March 1914
MONEY ORDERS. , Commonwealth. - -N ot exceeding £5, 6d.; £to, i7: £15. 1/6; "20. 2/ . New Zealand and Fiji.-Not ex. ceeding £2, 6d.; £5, 1/; £7. i/6 £10, 2/; £12, 2/6: £15: 3/: £17 3/6; £20, 4/, up to £40. America and Italy.--6d. for every £1 or part thereof to £20. United Kingdom (through Orders; Cape of Good Hope, Hong Kong, So mctliland, Peru, Natal, Ceylon. India Transvaal, Orange River, . Germany and Canada, 6d. for every £1 or par' thereof to £40. Money Order Office closes noon Saturdays. . ' '
A CARTOON IN "PUNCH." [Newspaper Article] — Kyneton Guardian — 5 March 1914
A CARTOON IN "PUNCH." "We hope our readers have seen "Punch'' and pondered the-first full nasje cartoon (writes the "British Me-, thodist''Recorder").- Two nesrroes stand together, one obviously a South African, coolie, tthe other ah East Afri can barbarian 'with a feather in hi? hair and ?. carrying?spears (and a shield. Between them ; they, hold.a piece of music, and with wide open mouth* and a look of.-; half- .terror and~ half scorn, are sincing; 'Why do de Chris tians raa;c.' It is a piece 'of strqntr and strildng.vdrawing. . . Underneath stand these ^vords- - , "The Blaclc Man's: Burden.'' Refrain -by . natives of ;South Africa ' and Kikuyu. ,' "The representation is too true, and we think that "Punch" has rendered an eminent Christian service in pub lishing' it. The quarrels, of; white men . in South Africa: are putting , all the. conditions of the black man's life in ^cril there. The quarrels of ecclesias tics about Kikuvu are putting' ..even greater things in ueril tliere. ...
TELEGRAPH MONEY ORDERS [Newspaper Article] — Kyneton Guardian — 5 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 isalso a telegraph office) in 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 it words, in addition to the usual r*.t&lt; of commission, i \ :
EUCHRE AND DANCE. [Newspaper Article] — Kyneton Guardian — 5 March 1914
EUCHRE AND DANCE. A euchre and dance in aid of the plain and fancy stall at the forthcom ing hospital 'Tiazaar was held in the Albert Hall on Tuesday evening, and proved very enjoyable. The. promot ers, Mcsdamcs J. L. Dale* Duff. Ray Hayes, Barker, Rigby and T. P. Hayes, had made very careful arrange ments tor their guests' comfort. The hall was prettily decorated with yel low and black, and a comfortable lounge arranged near the musicians' corner. .Nine games of euchre were played, and Miss Payne, with seven games, won first prize, and Mrs. T. W. Sutherland sccond. - Mrs. T. P. Hayes (playing ? gentleman) secured, the King prize, and Mr. J. Jamicson the second prize. The prizes" were presented by Mr. 'Victor Dale. After euchre daintyrefreshments .were: serv ed by the ladies, and tli'e remainder of th evenincr. spent' in dan-cins: to excel lent. music-provided by Mr.' Ashley's orchestra; Mr. Talbot's generous; do natioiv of-theusc of the Albert Hall was greatlv. anpreciatcd; by the ...
Mails Received at Post-office, Kyneton. From [Newspaper Article] — Kyneton Guardian — 5 March 1914
Mails Received at Post-office, Kyneton. From Melbourne, at 9.40 a.m., 3.10 p.m., and 9 p.m.; also at 6.30 a.m. Down T.P.O., 0.46 a.m., 3 p.m., 9 p.m. Trentham, at 9.40 a.m. Woodend, at 9 p.m., included in down T.P.O. at 9.40 asd 3 p.m. Bendigo, at S.30 a.m., 2.10 p.m., and 9 p.m. Up T.P.O., at 2.10 p.m.. and p p.m. Mctcalfe, at 8.30 a.m. Edjrecombe. LanHcy, and Sidomu, at 3 30 p.m., Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Springhill and Upper Coliban, at 3.30 p.m. Monday, Wednesday, 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,
POST-OFFICE TIME-TABLE. Mails Close at Post-Office, Kyneton, For [Newspaper Article] — Kyneton Guardian — 5 March 1914
-^ST.OFFICE TIME-TABLE. Mails Close at Post-omce, Jvynecon, For Jfelbourne. at 7.10 a.m., 1.30 p.m., S p.m. Betidige, s.35 P-m- and 8 P-m. Up T.P.O., at 1.30 p.m. and 8 p.m. Woodend, at 7.10 a.m. and 1.30 p.m. Carlsruhe R.S., at 7.10 a.m. Tylden, Trentham and Fernhill, at 7.55 a-m Down T.P.O., 9. a.m. and 2.35 and 8 p.m. Metcalfe, at 8.55 a.m. daily. Glenlyon, at 8.55 a.m. daily. Malmsbury, at 8.55 a.m. daily. Edgecombe, Langley and Sidonia, at ;o a.m., on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. ' Spring Hill and Upper Coliban, at 10 a.m. on Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Piper's Creek and Pastoria Eagt, at 10 aim. on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. Lauriston, daily at 10 a.m. and 3.15 p.m. - West Kynetoh, dairy at io-a.m. Barfold, Redesdale, Mia Mia, Green Mi, East Metcalfe and Redesdale Junction. Daily at 3.55 p.m.