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BANANAS AND TOMATOES DIET IN WINTER. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang New Times — 10 March 1914
BANANAS AND TOMATOES DIET IN WINTER. Neal street, Long-acre (says "The DailyTelegraph" of January 9),is not an attractive thoroughfare. Narrow, dark and cheerless, frequently crowded and noisy. such is this passage connectiig K;ovent-gardere with the aristocratic neighborhood of Bloomsbury. Yet at times the place is interesting to those who like to study many places of Lon don life. In the little street may be seen, at times, hundreds of costermon gers, intent on securing supplies of fruit. It is an anxious, busy throng; each member of the fraternity waiting impatiently to be served. As a rule it is in the summer that this rialto is most thickly populated, that being the season when the demand for fruit is greatest. Seldom throughout thle winter months are scenes of extraordinary activity witnes~-ed in that obscure corner, ,ut the beginning of the present week Droved to be a notable exception. Early oi Moriday morning Neal street was crowded with men whose facial expres sions betoke...
IN VOLCANO'S CRATER PHOTOGRAPHER'S ADVENTURE [Newspaper Article] — Kerang New Times — 10 March 1914
IN VOLCANO'S CRATER T PHOTOGRAPHER'S ADVENTURE h With two thousand feet of photo- 0 graphs of the very bowels of Vesuvius in his travelling bag. -Mr Frederick Burlingham arrived in London yes- n terday (says "The Daily News and Leader" of January 2). I Four days before . Christmas he I climbed down into the heart of the , burning mountain, and at a depth of , 1200ft. (or nearly a quarter of a mile) a stayed for twenty minutes to take a g series of moving pictures. At a'ny moment lie and his two Italian comn panions might have been burnt to f, cinders or blown to atoms. n CONTRAST IN TWO DESCENTS c Only once before has the crater been explored to such a depth. Last year a Prof. Malladra. of the Vesuvius Ob- r servatory, made the pioneer descent, but he made it under carefully-chosen t conditions, and with ideal equipment, i and nearly all his photographic plates ^ were ruined by chemical action. Mr Burlingham had Hobson's choice In the matter of conditions, could not procure even one...
WAFER OFFENDS WITNESS DAMAGES AWARDED [Newspaper Article] — Kerang New Times — 10 March 1914
WAFER OFFENDS WITNESS DAMAGES AWARDED Mr John Charles Gurr, a pensioned police sergealit of Sunbury, was awarded £25 damages in the Law Courts yesterday (says "The Daily Ex press," December 6) in his libel action against Mr John Henry Scott and Mr Daniel Collins, also of Sunbury. The statements complained of were con tained in circulars charging Mr Gurr with having held up to ridicule the Eucharist wafer. The jury also returned a verdict for Mr Gurr on Mr Scott's counter-claim for damages, but as the judge had left the court judgment was not entered Mr Albert John Bovay, a retired Civil servant, of Teddington, who was the first witness yesterday, said he was a member of the Church of England, and attended St. Alban's Church, Ted dington. "In August, 19.09," he added, "Mr Gurr attended a meeting at Tedding ton and alluded to the fact that Father Stanton was going to preach at St. Alban's, producing a large and a small wafer. The large wafer fell to the ground, and Mr Gurr said, 'Mind...
Goulburn Levees Abandoned. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang New Times — 10 March 1914
SGoulburn Levees Abandoned. The State has now finally abandoned its scheme for the erection of levee banks along the course of the Goul burn River alleged to be for the pro tection of the property of landholders in'the locality from damage by perio dic floods. About £120,000 has been spent on the project, and opinion is divided as to whether the whole, or only a part of it, has been so much money thrown away. Hloping that a more satisfactory scheme could be car. ried out, which would prevent all the past expenditure from being wasted, the Ministry recently asked the State SWater Commission to grapple with the problem. The commission pre pared a scheme, which was to cost a further sum of £75,000, making a total of over £170,000 from first to last. It was originally thought that this had the support of the land holders, who were believed to be will ing to be rated to the extent of 8d per acre annually, for 31 years, apart from ld per acre for maintenance- The landholders, or a great m...
CRICKET. SECONDRATE ASSOCIATION. McCARTHY—HELLER TROPHY. East Kerang v Kerang. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang New Times — 10 March 1914
CRICK E T. SECOIDRATE ASSOCIATION. IMcC?IIT--HELLER TuOPHy. East Kerang v Keraug. On Wednesday last these teams met on the East Kerang ground which is in very bad order, the ball shooting and bumping considerably throughout the match, which made it very diflicult for the batsman. Once again the Kerang captain lost the toss and the East team decided to take the field. Kerang sent Dean and S. Palmer to the wickets against the bowl ing of Farrant and J. Thorne. The score went to 18 before Palmer was stumped by Phillips off Thorne. The next two wickets added 5 runs, Slatter coming in at the fall of the third wicket made things lively for a few minutes, hitting up 23 runs, when Boyd found the hole in his bot. Only one run was added for the 5th, 6th, and 7th wicket, but the next three batsmen hit up 26, and the innings closed for 89 runs. Dean 28, Slatter 23, Edwards 10, Turner 11 not out had the best figures. Thorne with 5 for 38 proved to be the best bowler. East, Kerang sent Mundy and ...
SUNSHINE AND SNOW SPORT IN THE ENGADINE. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang New Times — 10 March 1914
SUNSHINE AND SNOW pOHW' IN THE ENGADINE. , .ear's Day in tile Swiss moun ai reaort is (sacs a special corres ta odest of Tile Daily News and Lead anri.ng from Pontresina), one of el sullfl'O"e and Intense frost. loriof ' "dions for thie skaters who Itl?te red he0re from all the corners hivl-e h ' ave le(''r been known; but of l' uersr ill looking for more th yesterday there were a felW .?.v .luds that gave tlhem lhope, but re.V o siddenlt changed its fickle omind. ,d alhis morIning tile region of -lat -o-ve the Engadine Valley was tlelin' in gol and blue by a- resplen dsn +tt unrise. .here tis uo wind, exceplt that report id by skl-ers in tile hotel smoking o n" slo have laboriously climbed ll daY, to te sno\tlields to find it, and rhen sailed down to tea in minutes to tell u0 of "wind up there like sharp anll.en." On the lower slopes tile air is in com.lete relpose--which is fortunate, fr the tThermomleter shows an astonish "' degree of cold, which, however, we na not feel--except ...
How I Saved My Hair. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang New Times — 10 March 1914
How I Saved My Hair. "My hair was thin, short, dry and brittle. Every time I combed or brushed it large quantities came out, and I had begun to fear that soon I should be entirely bald. A specialist whom I consulted said mine was a particularly bad case of dandruff-so bad that he knew of only one thing he could hope would .overcome the trouble and restore my scant tresses to their former luxuriance and beauty. He told me to get my chemist to pre pare a lotioncomposed of three ounces of bay rum, one ounce lavona de composes and quarter dram menthol crystals, and to rub this into the scalp twice a day with the finger tips, I was sceptical, but did as I was told. To my delighted astonishment I soon noticed that my hair had stopped fall ing out, and in a few weeks my head was covered with a new growth of downy hair. I continued the use of the lotion until I possessed a head of hair, all my own, that is the wonder of all my friends. My specialist says he has known of many cases similar t...
BUSY BIEBRICH [Newspaper Article] — Kerang New Times — 10 March 1914
BUSY BIEBRICH Biebrich, where the late Dowager Queen of Sweden was born in 1836, and where she was married in 1857, is (says *The Westminster Gazette"), a busy little town on the bank of the Rhine, ,lose to Wiesbaden, and not far from 'layence. Its population of oltout 20,000 finds employment in the fac ories and foundries whoso chimneys ure such a conspicuous feature of the 'andscape. The late Queen was born in the palace of the Duke.s . Nassau. which is situated at the lower end of the town. The building. now owned by the Grand Duke of Luxembourg, was begun in 1699, and finished about 1749. The park in which it .stands '>oaats a fine avenue of chestnut trees, as well as a miniature castle, erected in 1806 on the spot once occupied by the Imperial Palace of Lewis the Ger nan, who ??sided here, it is said. in 74. -
THE MAKER OF SABOTS AN IDYLL OF THE FOREST. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang New Times — 10 March 1914
THE MAKER OF SABOTS ANi IDYLL OF THE FOREST. (By M. P. Willcocks, in "Daily News and Leader.") Seen from afar, this Breton beech wood is just a blue mist on the horizon. But within it the stillness is so deep that no twig can fall or undergrowth rustle without being noted. With these sounds comes the sense of an abiding presence, as of one who moves about his own house. In summer the ponds re flect the green world that surrounds them, and across the long white roads, where the branches almost meet over head, blows the woodland smell, damp and fresh with the breath of air and moss. "Lord of the Seven Forests" was all ancient title of the noblesse when almost all the Breton land was forest, the temple of strange worships, each spring therein a haunt of goat footed dwarfs. Now, through the tunnel of the trees, there shines this winter day the open sky and beyond it, more mist of wood land. A silver biroh waves its few pale leaves in air. There is the scent of cleft wood from the heaps ...
Dyspeptics Need Not Diet. A SIMPLE MEANS OF PREVENTING FOOD FERMENTATION. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang New Times — 13 March 1914
Dyspeptics Need. Not Diet. A SIMPLE MEANS OF PREVEN TING FOOD FERMENTATION. Food fermentation ii the-cause of all the discomfort and pain dyspep tics suffer. It does not necessarily follow, however, that in order to ob tain relief they must deny themselves the enjoyment they derive from eat ing so called indigestible luxuries. The most satisfactory method of over coming the difficulty would be to pre vent tha fermentation from occurring at all, and this can be done by a very simple means. It must first be ex plained that most of. the foods we eat contain a certain quantity of acid forming elements, and indigestible foods of course, contain a larger pro portion. When these foods are eaten the acid collects, irritates the walls of the stomach, and causes the food to ferment whi'e it is digesting. This fermenting food also gives cff gas which distends the stomach, causing that full, uncomfortable feeling so often noticed after eating. The root of the trouble is the acid fermenitation. ...
KERANG SHIRE COUNCIL. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang New Times — 13 March 1914
KERANG SHIRE COUNCIL. The ordinary monthly meeting of theabove council was, held on Tues day, 10th March. Present Cra Rad cliffe (president), Westblade, O'Don nell, -Peacock, King, Richardson, Burke, Hogan, Cameron, McCann. The mirutes of the previous meet ing were confirmed. REPORTS. The Tramway Manager, Mr D. G. Rattray, reported the revenue for five weeks ending 7th March, to be as follows-Passengers, £92 10s; timber, £115 7s; goods, £158 15s 2d; live stook, £6 12s 6d; mails, £17 10s. Total, £890 14s 8d, Average per week, £78 8s. The Treasurer, Mr A. A. Begg, reported-Shire of Kerang, dr, £5244 7s 9d; tramway account, cr, £1231 16s.5d ; sparrow account, dr, £21 3s. The Rate Collector, Mr D. G. Rattray, reported having received the following rates since last meeting : North East Riding-Current, £164 12s ; arrears, £2 5s ; total, £166 17s. South East Riding-Current £148 8s 8d ; arrears, £6 11s 4d ; total, £155. North West .Riding-Current, £84 14s ; arrears, £22 16s ; total, £107 10...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Kerang New Times — 13 March 1914
SANDHURST and Northern District TRUSTEES, Executors, and Agency COMPANY, Limited. (ESTABLISHED 1888.) . When making your Will appoint this Company Executor, it being empowered by Special Act of Parliament No 979 to act as ];xecutor, Administrator, or. Trustee, MONEY TO LEND. . JAMES P. B. McQUIE. Manager. Local Agent-DoNALD McDoNAD. View Street, Bendigo. S S HalfALE .Yearly S E - AT THE - :oronation Store = - I -lk; NOW -ON OTE A FEW QUOTATIONS- . 1 Men's Denims from 1s lid pair. White and Unbleached 8heeti-g from 9kd yard. Forfar from 5d yard. See the line of Prints at 4s 9d doz Gents Tennis Shirts from is 9d All lines in D;eses have been reduced to prices that must take on Suit Cases an all sizes at cost prices Every line in stock will be reduced In price so that bargains are found in all Departments. J1MES MUNR, Coronation Store, Kerang. WE CAN SUPPLY :ALL YOU REQUIRE IN THE WAY OF Fancy Goods, Stationery, Books, Toys, School Requisites, china & Glassware, Ornaments, Silv...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Kerang New Times — 13 March 1914
-- - Department of Public Works, Melbourne, 9th March, 1914, TY ENDERS will be received until twelve . o'clock on Thursday, the 26th March. 1914, for removal of state school, 2616, Murrabit West, and re.erectson at Murra bit. Deposit £5; security. 6 per cent. Particulars and conditions may be learnt at Public Works Offic, and at the Police Station, Kera.g, and Inspector of Works Office, Bendigo; The lowest or any tender not necessarily accepted. F HAGELTIIORN, Commissioner of Public Works. KERANO SWIMMING CARNIVAL, WEDNESDAY NEXT, 18th INST. TNTERESTING Programme of Events , and Demonstration 'by Mr F. E. Beaurepaire, Excitrsioxi fares on Koondrook !traniway, .n NOTICES, er A W. SINCLAIR, Glasgow Specialist, may be consulted at she Gilbert Club Hotel, Kerang, on Friday, March 13th, and Tuesday, March 17th. Advice free on -c all sickness. Foso Electric Belts and ie Remedies. City address, 340 Ascotvale c- Road, Moonee Ponds. c. FOR SALE, Secondhand Gig. Apply SI' Geo. Hall, Massey Ha...
CLEARING SALE. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang New Times — 13 March 1914
CLEARING .SALE. Edward Trenchard and ho. report hav ing held a successful clearing sale on ac count of Mr T. A. Hall, Milnes Bridge on Wednesday last. Fat crossbred wethers made 20s 2d; weaners 12s, draught mares, to £30 10s; horses, £29 15s.; buggy horses, £15 20s; draught colts, to £10; bullocks, to £6 15s; steers, £3 16s; heifers, £3 3s; cows, to £7; waggon, 428; disc, £12 10s; harrows, £4; and a quantity of sundries and hay at satisfactory prices. They also report having sold privately 500 merino ewes, 154 merino ewes, 219 ewes and wethers, 187 crossbred ewes, 105 crossbred wethers, 184 merino ewes, 101 weaners, 142 ewes and wethers, 343 merino wethers, 164 bullocks, 26:bullooks. Andrew S. Muir and Co- report having sold on account of Mrs Royan, her "Glenroy " Estate containing 1332 acres and 400 acres leasehold together with the whole of the stock, plant, and household furniture at a- highly satisfactory prices, Mr O. Watson, formerly of Myall being the purchaser: Also on accou...
THE WEATHER. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang New Times — 13 March 1914
THE A TATHER. -The temperacure at 11 this morning was 95 deg., but a cool southerly change resulted in a drop to 79 deg. by 1 o'clock. Meterological office says a change may not extend inland. Further falls of rain are reported in the south west. Heywood 33 points, Merino 84. The rain is expected to extend eastwards in the next 48 hours.
KERANG SHIRE COUNCIL. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang New Times — 13 March 1914
oa KERANG SHIRE COUNCIL.. ra ter ---------- ed The o:dinary monthly meeting of and the above council was held on Tutas acl day, 10th March. Present Crs Rad cliffe (president), Westblade, O'Don ta- nell, Peacock, King, Richardson, on Burke, Hogan, Cameron, McCann. The miLutes of the previous meet ing were confirmed. REPORTS. , (These will be found on page 4). General Business. Cr. King said a large number of people i l tie Cohuna district labored ve under a great disability for the want ra- b a bridge over Barr Creek. They d. could not get to Cohuna except by mak nt ing a long detoou. Tile 'construction ao l)f a brldge near thle proposed site of tlhe ce Cohuna railway- station would benefit xa. liugely a great number of people. It is should lie built beforf tlhe railway was r, completed. le The seciztary read a telegram from AiMr ix H. B. Ilooper, dairy superviser, express i. mg regret tlat he could not attnd l the ie council meeting as lie very much desired 4. to read his report. Th...
STATE COAL MINE. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang New Times — 13 March 1914
STATE COAL MINE. The State coal mine is again idle to-day as the men are hold :ng a meeting to consider the wheeler's troubles. The meeting was called by a requisition signed by 25 members of the union. A greater majority of the men are angry and intend altering the rule for calling meetings.
COMMERCIAL. KERANG STOCK MARKET. Friday. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang New Times — 13 March 1914
COMMERCIAL. KERANG STOCK MARKET. Friday. William Wallace and Co. report a light yarding of cattle came to hand for to day's sale when the attendance was fair and competition for beefy stuff was good, stoce cattle being slightly easier. We sold fat cows, £5 13s to £6 15s.; fat bul. locks, light, £8; 3-year-old steers, £5 5s; store cows, to £4 2s 6d; 4y-year-old steers and heifers, £2 7s 6d to £2 14s; yearlings, 20s to 27s; vealers. to 35s. And outside 125 mixed cattle, 18 poddies, 11 poddies, 7 fat cows, 5 poddies 1 horse. Andrew S. Muir and Co. report having held. their usual, fortnightly stock sale at ther yards on the above date for which only a small supply of both sheep and cattle came forward. A line of 300 merino wethers, in good store condition, was the only sheep forward. These met with keen competition and the price obtained was equal to best late rates. All classes of cattle were in strong de mand with the exception of backward heifers which were dull of bale. Springers so...