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MONTHLY GOLD RETURNS [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 6 January 1914
MONTHLY GOLD RII1hJURN4 The amounit of gold purchased by the : banks of Bclndig'o and ~aglchawVk for thi , ; 'month of December has been scut in by thell -: rgist;rar (Ir. II. S. V. B1usst), and totals : 16,914Jo. 15dwt. 20gr., thus shiowingr ani in :lceaso or 0o1049oz. on Glc amount obtained in Sthe, corrcsponding monlth of thei prcc ',ii-j 'yeari. ir ilth purpose of coinmp rison the Syieldsl for the first monthls t' the past six S.'tars" aro appe?nded: 1108 ?08 1909 1910 I 1911 I 1912 I 1913 - , U . ( OZ. I oZ.. , o . o,. oz. Ja . . 13235 137291 135351 120101 84901 10322. : eb, .17590 148071 137391 14111 128821 12771 ' Mar. . 16585 178401 146161 166531 174741 14839 SAp, .I 141231 191301 152691 139931 137681 13358 M:1ay ": 1 177981 199371 138611 143851 16731 14480 -,,Jun13 1, 135901 176581 158921 152381 18729y 13607 July . 148321 195991 156781 15518 14085 14850 .Aug. . . 19586! 15535 14041! 137111 142931 15122 Sept. ; 15248! 18172 15461! "154251 14369 14197 ;'.,Oct,,. .1 182031 192...
RAINFALL FOR 1913. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 6 January 1914
The , follvwinig rainfall: sunluinary fori V.i t' i:oihi i blased: upon thle reports? :fronm :some ' 70 reprentative fttis :-?--.: Average Depar Me ti iMean. tures for Previous ' firom -Ditr'ict ,1913. :Years ..A. Average Poilit. Points.:: Maice . .. . 1266 13=334 = 5 po Winiera . .. .1638 1788: 8 p . Northern :Country -1676 1839;: 9 pc.. Cecntral North.:. . 2422 . 2598 ..= p.c North-cast .. . ". 2969 3264 ; 9 p. c. Web;tcrn Distrit 2585 2819 8 p. c. Coitni'al SoiLth- ;. h 2761. 2875: 4-: -p.c Gippslana ..: 3465 3336 -I 4' p.c. From: whiicli iT will be1 see-. that :Gipps :lar.d received. slightly nior. ralinU than the av?drgo. aumount, but evcry. :ther art .of the State los. .
THE RAINFALL. REVIEW OF THE YEAR 1913. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 6 January 1914
STHE RAINFALL. JREVIEW OF THE YEAR 1913. Theo Comimonwealtih Meteorologist has prepared the following review of the weather during tlhe year just ended: ··-- ·- ---- Like 1912, the year 1913 hais been marked by great weather variability, 'tiroes of most abundant rainfall .alternating with long periods of extreme -dryness. 'The failtfre of the winter rainfall was a most marked feature, Junk, July- and Augtist be. big extremely dry over much, of the north and north-west. This was due to the ex traordinary weakness of the tsual winter rain-b)ingcrs, the Antarctic disturbanc.s Fortunately, during the spring, stornm of tropical origin brought extremely good rains, which, though not quite early enoulgh for some crops, fell in such abundance that a record whcat harvest is alticipated. Ja3nu ary was very dry and moderately cool. February was warmer and nioister, one re, iarkable tropical st6rm about the 33fh giving copiou3 rains. March was very wet, two or tlhrco monsoonal storms giving iIr...
ECHUCA. 30th December. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 6 January 1914
--\-'-' ECHU CA. *30th Deccbiir. - ihrcI yo.ung women ihn.aicd Mabel Eshoif, Midlgo Bethuino, and TLna M'Co'BIC , wcro batiinrRg. i the Camp isp.le livcr last cvca uig ablout. 7.30 oclock, ,ici inarrow ly- Os -irpl'cd being dr:wned. Mr. T.'W: H I'Clilton, who livc s near by, was *with hi, Niife: sii;ii.r on 1i; bank, when thee latter 6iddenly exclaimed: that one of ;the girls had .disitpp eired. N Mr. Chilton rani down :. tc bink :aisd jpit pe iti witlih is clothcs :oin, but by . i.s timcl:?ld the re,' bathecrs had disappc.ired bciicýt.h the wicter After -gropin ab orit afor 'a ew. &econds le ] n.iiU? ,. geod to geti hold o: onc o.f the girls,; and ' :arried hoer islore, and lhastily returned to look for hl.a obiohers' :- .As:b ]e did so tle :-ht~lirs rose' to the Msu rfac,- aind: withi: tlhe bp istaiica o0 hina daughtere who hlld alao irrivcd an'd a thl?:crc i; a.,i ~ob ioy, .M :; Chilton minag ed: to got theli isanf-ly; to Stho 1hink.( . .i ?eI:;girls:._cre sufferingi seve...
FARM AND DAIRY PRODUCE MARKET. Bendigo, 3rd January. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 6 January 1914
FARM AND DAIRY PRODUCE MARKET. SBendigo, 3rd January. OWi ig to the holidays, the market was -un settled this week, and any extra quantities that caime to hand were hard to quit. The hot.. weather. also affected the condition of -stocks,, particularly butter, consequently in inmany instances low prices had to be accepted to effect a clearance. Prime Gippsland "fac tory butter sold at 14d to 1/ per lb., and Northern factories at 111d to lld. Separa tor butter, in good order, brought 10d to 11d, and dairy butter 9cd to 10d. with heated and out-of-condition lines lower. The egg mnirket was unsettled, and prices were easier, Sd'to 84d per dozen being the rate for guar anteed lines. Cheese was steady, quotations ranging from 54d to 6d per lb. for new cheese and up to 8d for prime mellow ma tured lots: Honey, owing to the new flow, is coming forward in larger consignments than usual, but. owing to the advent of the fruit season, the market is stagnant, consignments being carried forward u...
COLBINABBIN. 30th December. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 6 January 1914
COLBINABBIN. 30th December. A terrific windstorm passed over thlis a~ifl ternoon, accompanied by blinding ' dust, which was followed by vivid lightning flashes. one of which struck a tre' :inii Mr. •J. P. Johnson's grass paddock, splitting it to matchwood and setting fire tb' it at the:. same, tLme. Fortunately, rairi :began .to fall,, and in a short time 50 points wero- ' registered. Not.wit.hstanding the rain, the tree-a green sh1oak-burut fiercely, and. a? tank of water Lad to be taken to put it out. had no rain fallen, th:o wvhoe country would quickly have been ablaze.
TERRIFIC TORNADO. Port Pirie, 31st December. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 6 January 1914
TERRIFIC TORNADO. Port Piric, '31st December. 'tirthez particulars to hand regaringl t h .terrific tornaido experienced at Iroin Knob, onil Monday, show that the whole township was completely wrecked, and there. was not at single undamaged house. The majority of the building:; have been swept completely away,- and wreckage is strewn all over.hthe town. -No loss of life oc curred, Ibut several miraculous escap':s are reported.., W. R. Dli?idsoni daiid F.. .J. Burnham were insid0e : a; cotta'`:o which "-somersaulted three tin. es~:, and ?': iftrwards smashed to .utoihn . ini t ii ; l~av cutting i30 yards away from wiie e>ait :l evioilusly stood. h5o0ii r?en lWer? .biought to =the Port Piiie lIHo ,ital :in a biibt 'Davidson was ihi jured ini tho ?roiii,; : ild .:Bunhani's shoul ders were ba'dl;fidit. ,:`:Two riowis of Wveather board cottiag~ts vowied: by the Broken Hiil Propt: Company iwere swept away like mnatchwoo:d and after having beenu. turnrd ever several timies weie smashed t...
DENILIQUIN. 2nd January. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 6 January 1914
DENILIQUIN. 2nd January. -Mr. Joh.a Dickson, one of the owners of. Citroonboon Station. was drownf in the.. B~illabonu Creek. yesterday. Hefb was dri- - hing stock across the creek, when by someC means ho was thrown into the water. The body was recovered about 10 o'clock Inst night. Tho doceasedl gentleman was a Lirtner with Mr. James Dickson in Ca iroonboon Station. He came to `.tho district iii 1881, when his late father boilght the pioperty, and remained at. Caroonboon con tinuously for 52 years. lie was born at Yarra Glen, on the Upper Yarra.
THE MARKETS. FRUIT AND VEGETABLE MARKET. Bendigo, 3rd January. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 6 January 1914
THE MARKETS. FRUIT AND VEGETABLE MARKET. S Bendigo, 3rd January. A spirited demand ruled this morning .6r fruit and vegetables, and prices generally were maintained. Peaches were very scarce, and prices had a sharp advance. Cherries are about finished. The supply of tomatoes was bigger than at, the nmid-week market, and rates declined slightly. Citrus fruits, bana nas and pineapples were firm. Apricots were plentiful and easier. Apples were steady. A consignment of impoited oranges came to hand, and sold at 28/ per case of 250. The 'vegetable market was steady with the excep tion of French beans, which fell back a littie. :Messrs. Potter 13ros. report:-Bananas, Fiji, 16/ per crate; pineapples, Queens, 13/ to 14/:per case; do., roughs, 12/ to 13/ per case; prime eating apples, 4/6 to 6/6 per case; do. cookin, 4/ to 5/6 per case; oranges, Mil rdura, 10/ per case; Valencia, 14/ to 16/ per double case; dark cherries, 5/ to 9/ per case; lcmons, 10/ to 11/ per case; do., Italian;. 30/ ;ie...
CHARLTON. 2nd January. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 6 January 1914
CHARLTON. 2nd January. :AA man named Michael Murphly; against. whom-there were 41 prior convictions, :.wa1 charged before Mr. W. Willibnms, YJ.P., `atj 'Clarlton on Thursday with: being: drunk maid disorderly, and with using obscenl language. A fine of 10/, or_ seven days,: onu theofirst charge,. and . 5, or :one. monthi, for :;,thei.second offence, was inirosed :-:
COHUNA. 1st January. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 6 January 1914
COOHUNA. 1st J'naity At r1-intz's= Inll, Cohuna, o.. n Monaay evening a farewell rsociaL was tendedred t Mr.: T.: M'Keoi, ."vho has beeiin ;in chliargo of the Church of England paishli for two iAnd a half years ,prior to his departure for Long Gu!ly. Dr. A. Youl. Nankivill presided over a large gathering of pa arishioners. Musical items were contributed by Mrs. White. Misses Price, Mathers, and Morris, Mr. Harper, and the Cohuna Kooka burra Klub. Sreeches were delivered by the Rev. Egan Lee, Messrs. J. M'Kenzie King, C. King, and H. Hooper, all of whom spoke in glowing terms of the excellent work done by Mr. M'iKeon as both preacher and pastor, and expressed sincere regret at his departure On behalf of the congre Fation, Mr. M. J. Garner presented Mr. M'Keon with a purse of sovereigns, and Mrs. Hutchirson handed him a dressing case from members of the Ladies' Guild. ,
CASTLEMAINE. 30th December. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 6 January 1914
CASTLEMAINE. 30th December. At the Court of Petty Sessions to-day, be. fore Messrs. W. F. Newhamr and M. T. Fogarty, Js.P., a stranger to the town, named William Long, pleaded guilty to stealing a hat from the billiard room of the Cumberlarid Hotel. He told the bench that he had been drinking, and did not re member where lihe obtained the hant. IIe begged the bench to give him another chance, and he would sign the pledge and leave the town. The chairman of the bench said that as it was holiday time they would accede to his request on condition that he left the town at once. The drawing of the Charities' Carnival -art union will take place on New Year's night at j ;bazaar to be held in the Old Picneers' Hall in aid of the charities. A heavy thunderstorm broke over th: cdistrict this afternoon, during whichli ater iific hailstorm was experienced. Thlie hil tonecs were as large as pigeons'. eggs, vwmiiht. somne of thea were. like great: chiips of jagged ice. Several, skylights, were br...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 6 January 1914
FARMERS' AND CITIZENS' TRUSTEES COMPANY, BENDIGO, LIMITED. GUARANTEE .FUND, £10,000. DIRECTOR S: C. R. Stilwell, Esq., J.P., Chairman. .M. P.. :.:Kelly, Esq., Win. Hunter, Esq. P. Doherty, Esq. J.P.. R. H. S. Abbott, Esq., E. L. Atkinson, Esq., B.A., 1V. A Reynell Esq Registered Office- BENDIGO. R. A. RANIRTN. Mannner CITY CHAIBERS, RIGf-STREET, _cAMPBELL, CONNELLY & CO. Propy. Ltd. (late Connelly and Co.) IR1ONMONGERS, PLUMBERS, AND TINSMITHS, BENDIGO. SMANUFACTURERS of CREAM. CANS, MILK CANS, DAIRY: UTENSILS, i-G.L. IRON TANKS, SPOUTING, ;:,. CATTLE AND SHEEP TROUGHS, And All Kinds of w.SHEET METAL GOODS. :9UR- MANUACTURES MAY BE- PRO CURED. FRPOM ALL STCREKEEPERS IN THE ý;RTHERN: DISTRICT. TIMBERR and IRON MERCHANTS, SPECIALTIES: 'WALL PAPERS, CEILINGS and FRIEZES. .a Great' Variety, from 4d per roll up to the most Artistio Designs. MANTELPIECES, OVERMANTELS, TILED IIEARTHS, INTERIORS, GRATES and KERBS. AUSTRALIAN and SCOTCH STOVES. ENAMELLED BATHS and SINKS, Also BATH HE...
PRESBYTERIAN LADIES' COLLEGE, ALBERT-STREET, EAST MELBOURNE, Opposite Fitzroy Gardens. The Property of the Presbyterian Church of Victoria. Established in 1875. Principal, WILLIAM GRAY, M.A., B.Sc. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 6 January 1914
PRESBYTERIAN LADIES' COLLEGE, ALBERT-STREET, EAST MELBOURNE, Opposite Fitzroy Gardens. The Property of the Presbyterian Churcli of Victoria. Established in .1875. Principal, WILLIAM GRAY, M.A., B.Sc.. The Scope ,nd Aims of the Collego in brief summary show: 1:. That scholars aro admitted to the Kinder S garten and Proparatory Departments : rom 5. years of age. 2 That there is .Accommodation for about 70.: Boarders in- two houses, one .for S Senior, the otheir for. Junior Scholars. . Special provision for little children. Rosident French and German gover niess'es; also -Specialist. in Physical Cul S ture,. Medical supervision. 3: That students are prepared for all pub i'li examina.tions, and for entrance to all the professional 'courses at the Univer ity. :The ordinary curriculum offers a large number -of optional courses, in-. ,.:Icluding a commerolal course. 4. :`That Music, Art, Calisthenics, Domestio, s : an?id Science have .a prominent :-:place,-are wvell provided for, and are u...
ROCHESTER. 2nd January. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 6 January 1914
ROCHESTER . S:'. ' 2nd wJanuary.: Th: e Rorhester ,bowlers had lquite 'ibusy ;time during 'the holidays, .for theyl were at; homei to Tatura oih Boxing Day: arid to :-Deniliquin on the efollo-vinff ,day.': Th i al;Tatura players motored cadross. and b;rough;I : ':two rifnks. Th' KRev. Prio :erM itrih (did w:1iell a.ainst his opponeuts, aid finally wort : : liard-fought- game by 10 points.- f Jane's.m Siink- was badly beaten by Davey's riik, tI he forer making -a very poor,. showing :gainst its opponents, who scored severvl :I 4's. -At thle conclusion, of the mntch, :'Mri i.Hall, presideint of tlhe Ta.tura cliib pro :.posed tle toast of the Rochester cliub, and -:wished it a p?ros'picrous New Year. Ho Scomplimented th?-e club on the excellence .iof tho green. Mr. J. E Hn mphris (presi .'dent) resrponded on behalf of the lochcster Club. Scores:-Tatura, 47; Rochester, 41. Deniliquin proved an easy prey to the locals, being beaten decisively at each of the three rinks. The visitors arri...
BENDIGO EGG-LAYING COMPETITION. PROGRESS RETURN. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 6 January 1914
BENDIGO. EGG-LAYING COMPETITION. PROGRESS RIJ'TURN. ..Tho number of eggs laid by the fowls taking part in' the Bendigo egg-laying coin petition. during the week ended. 1st ,Janu r.ry was: 1124, which was only one egg less than the previoun week's aggregate. The numVer `of eggs laid since the commence n ent-of the contest in April last is 37,831, ant avarage of 580 eggs lxmr peni-a very creditable record. Mr. A. W. Hail's Lcg l:oins ]iL?d th,. highest score for the wcek with 36 eggs, MrI. Swift's 'Leghorus bcung' cecond .with .35 -eggs, anid Meesrs. M en aie, Haibury, Pope and Richards equal.f lr third plac" v ith 34 eggs.. 'The daily - re turns from these cpens were:--Hall, 6, 4, 6, 38, 5,: 4, 5-36; Swift, ,. 4, 6, 5, 5, 4, t- 35 ;. MI'Kepzic, 5, 3, 6, 5, 5, 4, 6---?34; Han Sbury, 3,3, 6, 5, 5, 5-34; and Pope a'd Richards's birds :had the 'same ( figures, r.aniely, 5 ,'3, 6, 5, 4, 6, 5--34. The daily aggrcgate of :egs wai:-26th December, 13u5; 27th,.154 ; .28th; 163 ; 29th, 163; 30t...
HEATHCOTE. 3rd January. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 6 January 1914
HEATHCOTE. * ' S ' 3rd January. oland I Huggard, aged. 16 years,. of Moormbool, was yardinr sheep yesterday, iv when he was bitten on tEe leg by a brown :snake. His father scarified eio wound,. In, .jected the snake-bite remedy, and then drove him to tho Heathcote Hospital, where lie was attended by Dr.. Owen. The b?oy. is now o'lt o..f dang&lt;c,.
MUSICAL AND DRAMATIC [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 6 January 1914
MUSICAL AND DRAMATIC Madame Melba has subscribed R20 to th: testimonial fund being raised on behalf of Mr. H. N. Southwell, the popular coi cert manaaer. Mr. Southwell has repre seiited the fahmous singer on many occasions in various tparts of Austrialia. Mishaps .are not unusual o the :first night of a big production. 'The only hitch': in. Her Ma?'ety's pantomime, however, was oner which the audience naturally failed to notice.' In disappearing through a trap, Mr. Barvry Lupino's :coat was caught, and foi; a time he hunk suspended between the floor and the cellar. The J. C. Williamson revue, "Come Over Here," the first to be staged in Australia, has fairly staggered Sydney. In it are in cluded a host of the firm's best artists, gathered together from their various musi cal companies, in addition to some leading Ei'glislt people. From first to last "Come Oer Here" is a succession of wonderful spectacles, scenic effects, and stage mar vels. One sees a thrilling motor race with a trai...
THE PIRATES OF PENANG. A GHASTLY STORY. SHIP'S CREW MASSACRED. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 6 January 1914
THE PIRATES OF PENANG. A GHAThLY STORY. SHIP'S CREW MASSACRED. The Chiiese coast, as everyone knows,-is- infested with pirates-creatures more devilish than sharkbs or cobras; and besido whom `the old-time rultians of the Spanish main were babes and sucklings. Lately the crew of} a cargo boat, the Picu, belonging to Penang, were butchered. by a gang of these fiends 'incarnate, and the details are thus related- by' Mr. -Stockwell, the sole European survivor:-- The Picu used to sail on a -sort of rov inug commiission, touchiung at any one of the Malay ports where there was trade to pick up. At one place you'd get half a dozen bales of cinnamon another village :vould turn you one 10 or 15 tons of copra. Dried fish here, tin ore there-everything was cargo for the Picu. Then, too, we mn;ade a pretty penny carrying passengers firom port to port-Chinese, Malays, ,Hindus, anything and anybody. There was no accommodation, of course; you just cook. 'em up something in the big boilers for'ard a...
MONSTER RIGID AIRSHIP. TO CARRY FIVE GUNS. LONDON, 1st January. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 6 January 1914
MONSTER. RIGID AIRSHIP'E TO CARElY FIVE GUNS. LONDON, 1st January.:: Mcssrs. Vickers Ltd. are- constructing; a largto rigid ,airship at their works ht "Iar-d row. -The vessel is to be 540ft. long iuiik a gas: capacity of 850,000 'icubic feet .:' It will: be:. of 1000 horse-power, and w\ill ' be able to travel at 55 miles ai holur: °: :e'. ,' crew -of the new - airship will nuniber. 15, and fuel storago for a 34 hours' journo ', ~. to be provided for. The vessel will 'be armecd, her armament consisting of :t:tBr'ee gtlus carried on a suspended plat form- n ind. two others on the summit of the .hull Messrs Vickers will shortly delver three, airships of the .PI.rseval type, carryiug . crew of 12 and two guns. Ma: "Its time we thought of Grace get ting married--she is already twenty-two years old." Pa: "Oh, let her wait till: the right sort of man comes along!" Ma: "Why waitt.