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THE SIGN-POST SCHEME. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 10 February 1914
inreo aie osigns that the sclicnio prodnll :ia?seled-y i the Automobilo Aesocliation iin Elinglaiid, :und €cordially sltpp:ortcdl by all the: laidinoii motoring clubs iandl organisa :tioin,, for tihe efficidnt sign-posting of, all +the onridsb of the United .ing'dom will be : izriled.: thiougli 'successfutllv Subscrip tious aird rcllin ini fairly well, andc. Ie ex ,e'tcild: Stin of ± £50,000D t-he schele is esti mated to cost will be forthlconiing. Natur aililly it Wll take sond years to carry oul.i s.ch lic a large+ scheme in its ent'irety. The. idea is tha: t every road--main i oads or :d'ioss ort?s--Shill b i Well sign poshd. ":Thlore will nost be a corner Ilt .will lhave itsi sign-~ost, wit.lh a numbei of armis 1oilit agj r ali l directions, givilin full distances of ijte various towns and villages ialo ea'cchli: no'bd
OUR LONDON LETTER. Monday, 29th December. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 10 February 1914
OUR LONDON LETTER,. (From Our Special ( orrespondent., e e Monday, 2~.tli December. 'he Duke of ZBedford is rapidly disposing of his Loiidon possessions. '1ad it not been for thef gigantic Covent Garden deal his sale of portions of the ]3loonmsury estate would.have caused a good deal of comment. But: having' been duly awed and astonished by a transaction involving two and three cmiarter millions stei'ling, we regard a three hundred thousand pound sale as a matter imerely worth mentioning. The Duke iof' Bedford's Bloomnsbury estate is mucth larger in extent than the Covent Garden. est.ate. There are over 100 acres of it? and t.hie Duke has sdld .portions of i:t totalling. £300,000 ii value; One of :the sites: :has been accluirecl or lhe Shakespeare MemoriaL Theatre for: £60,000. .Bloomsbury for isome years has been ' place of lodginghouses;" iirivate hotels,= and institutibons of iarious kinds b1ut some people see signs of. a com ine' leturn of lts former residential glories~ : In a ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 10 February 1914
:And all things apPiertaining to. the ,Furnishingif hie Home:. You will find us prepared with Sub - .stantiald Artis :tic urnitre and rishins, Car eur pe tc. all reasonably priced,:;; . ensuring every Home Furnished Beautiullyand Economirca:ly )i Cal n:idis ur Mn Iagnificent --- Showrooms. "THE BEEHIVE"- Pall' Mall, - * - - IL0IUL IUU U BENDIGO. ::_i.J , ___~~ihk~ " BENDiEhc 1\f) y's SURJ ING RECOVER?.': ccNine yean 0 l we sufferer from Iheumati:i; i.bciuf.1Add' i'p for three wveeks," writes Mr .'l'iZIt.. Bray, of Carolin - street, Qiiuairy 111, r ]ndigo, ViO. A-fter tryinr sc. x. veral remedies L \with little or no improvement, dcccided to try SDi. 3forse's In -dia c Root Pills. At tha;t period , .,.., .-"I was bad in. :.,." .x.. ...:. . deed, hlving to " 2,"-7;-.?,.:,,,;?, 5I" hobb1e about /,,?"'?."7" ith~ the assis, w'?"?z:Z"/}z Lnce of ar wall. (From a F'koto.) ing stick, ivlhen Ablo to leave r,,y bid. 'T'ho effect of .Dr. ,Qorse's Indian Root Tdlls was marvellous, anhd nmy recv...
MOTOR NOTES. KICK-STARTERS FOR MOTOR-CYCLES. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 10 February 1914
MOTOR NOTES. :: , "(By "Spark.") XICK-SIAR7TERS FOR MOTOR-CYCLES. IDurinL g the ,ast two years or so matiy ijimlproements have been elocted in motor i.uyles.: Ndt the i-a.; of these is what is ?knowvn as the "kick-starter" ipedal mid cndclhanism, so that theli rider is i:nabilcd to otrtr his engine ecasily while seated in thIe atiddle. To miany, doubtless, the tern "'kick-starter" is a mystery. On the gear bo6X axle, diriving by chain to( the ..engl,:e cr;aikshnft, I here is a toothed whlel, also :aL totithed Cuadraint or half a gear whliel, wliich rmeshes into it. On the other side :of the frameWvork is the kick-starting podal aid ocrank. By ilshing down the latter smnirtly' with Athe foot (a. sort of baclk\ard A kick),; 1ihe toother cjuadrant turns the Sfirst-n:med toothed wheel, the chain then coinmiunicates the power to the engine cirutikshaft, turns it. over smartly, unld so Mar?t 'tl:e engine.
BURNT GULLY BUSH TRAGEDY. BODY EXHUMED. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 10 February 1914
BURNIT GULLY BUSH TRAGEDY. BODY EIXHUMED. '.At the adjourned inquest touching -llii; de.ath of Samuel Carter, of Miarong, wh*Iich vwis held before Mr. J. Trevean, J.P. a. the EfInglchliawk Police (ourit on 29th Janu. ary .hMr. Trevean said iho was not satis-" 4fled uith thE evident'before him, and odr dered:cithait theo body le exhumed aind tliirouighly examined -by a midlical praec titxoionrn 'ti ?vir :'o inrstiutions frbm -the Crowi, Lajwi;i d;~ipartm:ient the ::ljody; was "exhumied IMWGnvd?-)it1ciy thie vresence ofDr. Mlollisofi,, of: Mllelbio6noier aniid, Detctivo :.riBitt Tio flesfih·. as i-.s cay5ed to a: consider'i!o: cxtent· :A 1,?:itirci o f lthe body was takeiin by, Dr. :oillis'ii,o hiid will bc --forwarded.' to tsh • Goiernuncnt ;ihalyst; Tor examination. Tho iesultlwivfll be furnishehd at tlhe i:djorrned :inuiicst; on the 12th inst,
CAN WOMEN TALK LONGER THAN MEN ? [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 10 February 1914
CAN WOMEN- TALK LONGER THAN MEN ? The reason why a woman usually has "the last word" is scientifically explained in the *Paris "Excelsior" by Professor Chassaigne. "Women are able," the writer says, "to talk for a longer time khan men, and with less fatigue, because of the peculiar forma tion of their respiratory system.. "Woman's lungs cover a wider surface than those of man. , On the other hand, her windpipe and larynx are much smaller. By way of Illustration, lgt us take two vessels. one wide and the other narrow necked, a"d we shall find that liquid passes mich more rapidly through the former than through the latter. "In other wrords, a man exhausts his suplly of vocal energy at once, while woman is able to "'tilise it for a sustained effort." Conrad Gruebelmann. was rewarded by the mnicipalit7 of Haida, Bohemia, with a' prize of £3/10/ on the birth of his 30th child.,
RAILWAY LOAN APPLICATION BILL. SCHEDULED ITEMS. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 10 February 1914
RAILWAY LOAN APPLICATIO8N BILL. SCHED~LED iTEMS. This 'mea.ur:e was read a second time in the Legislative Assembly last week. IAmongst the items in the schedule ar, the followhlg -- ADDITIONS A~1 IMPROVE2 -'ENrs'. Beudigo, lowards construction .of .. locomotive workshops and tracks... 45,O0 Bendlgo, towards inproved yard and . other accomtodation ......... 3,000 Castlmruaine, ditto' ... ... ... 15,00 Ecnuca,- additions and, improve mnents to htok yards, including tracks ... .. ... ... .. ...... 1,345 _lctric cranes and capstans at Ben 'digo, Ballarat, Gcolong, and ~el-. bourne, towards amount required 3,00( Golden-square, new station build irg. . .... ...... ... ...... ....... . 2,15i Harcourt, additional siding accom mnodation and impro-ed shelter for fruit .. . ................ ... 260 Korong Vale, towards improvedsta. tion vyard a.nd other ccommodd tion ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 30,00" rtAILWAY CONSTRUCTION. Eimyre to Cohuna, including roll-. ing stock ...... .. ...... ...
MARRIAGE PROPOSED BY POST. LETTER FOLLOWS BRIDE ROUND THE WORLD. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 10 February 1914
MARRIAGE PROPOSED BY POST. LETTER FOLLOWS BRIDE ROUND THE WORLD.. A written marriage proposal despatched by mail has ended in a wedding after hav ing taken two years .to reach its 'destina tion In December, 1911, Mr. Harry Plunkett, an engineer at Topeka, Kansas, met Miss .Ruth Forrest, and fell in love. Before he coutl propose, however, Miss Forrest had lbft the town on a world tour, and he had to go to China to accept a position there. Once arrived at his destination,' Mr. Plun'-ett sent his proposal to the lady by post. The letter, which had be,?n marked, '\Please forward," started on. its travels, and vwas only received three months since. when Miss Forrest found the envelope im pressed with a brilliant array of 'post marls. A letter of acceptance was duly sent t' the. distant wooer, but he had left' his address in China for a tour bhrough Japan, Korea, and Manchuria At length :he arrived at San Francisco, when hle found the eventful Ictter, which, too, had crossed and recrossed...
SYDNEY GIRLS SCARED. Sydney, 4th February. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 10 February 1914
SYDNEY GIRLS SCARED. Sydney, 4th February. An elaborately-dris·-ed woman, who spcaks" with an A.merican accent, and is anxious to adopt pretty girls,; has occa sioned some alarm in North Sydney.. ,The scare commenced inst Wednesday morning. A weird-looking old Italian vw-cmau '1resscd in tattered garments and a black shawl, called at'a shop in Junction street, and after begging ifr. a "drink of tea" 'ndd some food, told the housewife ii broken English that the Alnmighty had sent her: to earth to control the destinies of tlhe world. and' to divulge to His 'eh3 ire~i the., secIet of their hereafter. The olI womian's eyes wanldered s'earchingly over the sh:op and into the room beyond the , hole time she was talking. Suddenly her gaze lighted- on the daughter ofi the houes -a hanudsome girl of 15, who looked at least two years older. Her conversation on tlieological questions 'ceased to flow, aLd, eyding the "girl, she exclaimed, "'IThat a. fine girl!" r'his went on for a cotiple of .'u...
[ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.] THE FLAMBARDS MYSTERY. CHAPTER XVI.—THE FACE AT THE COACHHOUSE. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 10 February 1914
[ALL. GHTS S-V..ED . THE FLAMBARDS MYSTERY, BY SIR WIILIAM MAGNAY, BT. . Author of ."The UIeTress of the Season," "Tii6e ed' Chancell. " ."Th Master S .-Spirit, Et TBAER P KAYXVI.-T E 1ACB AT THiE - i.' OAiG'l'1-;OUSE. - . I sdon .ca'ne to tie coeclusion.i that :it would be iuseless to try to .follow :lip -tlie Sperson,; who . yhad by that time niad.e -oodaj )is cscape. "Accoi.dii gly, full of w.vat ha l naippened:, I: went back quiicly to the town S.to see- if by I chanceI Ro liad:i. retuirnced. andl. if sn. to let .liiii. i0know if: the .mysterious.. cccurreirte wi'thout "delay.; In this,'-l - over, dth~aipnoiiitient awaited e miw .Mr. %olt, tlihe superintendent? infoirmed i ;ine, had left M'1cridihgfiord; lfoio :Jionirs previousulyr and way nota cpected obaik for a, day or i two. So, juist imentioni? what ia- aI iad, seen, hand sigg estirig it i-ig'h ibewell) : to: keep- ij atelii.i -llaimbard I.t \-Iwent bac', to'; ' The .George ., 'It: is a curiouis bi si iess: alt ogethrliri G...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 10 February 1914
DON'T WA until you are worse before starting a campaign against disease. No n;;. ter how slight may be your indlisposition your duty to yourself demands that immediate steps be taken to disperse it. Of course, you expect to get better and not worse, but where health is in question you are never justified in leaving anything to chance, and, as is 'vell known, indis position, instead of disappearing of its own sweet will, frequently develops serious disorders if neglected. Your safest course is to TAKE o BEECHAM'S PILLS which are the World's finest household remedy for the cor rection of derangements of the stomach, liver, or kidneys. Slight headaches, loss of appe tite, a nasty taste in the mouth and other little symptoms of that sort are indications of digestive disorder, and may be regarded as Nature's warning of worse troubles to follow if the cause of the present ail ment be not speedily removed. Don't wait until to-morrow but take Beecham's Pills d PrIi ce: i 0d., IIII, &...
CLERGYMAN BLOWN UP. LIVE SHELL AS DOORWEIGHT. LONDON, 24th December. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 10 February 1914
CLERGYMAN BLOW. UP. f LIVE SHELL AS DOORW1HIGH'. LONDON, 24th December. To the long list of victinis of the Boer war muist now eb addied the Rev. Hehry lHodgson, senior curate of Cireliton, in "glorious DeVroln," who is spending his Christmias ir~ :bLed with a floactured legi laceratioils, burns, aind bruises, to "beai hiinI cotomipanv"'s ithe ic'sult of meddling with i. :Boer she?lll vhliicli a, :friend l hIad lrcuglitg homeii fromn Sou?ih Africa d urilng the war For nearly i. dozen .gears Mr. Hodgson has sed r thie gift asn a door wighat,i anid li.iid never. entertained tle faintest sitspidion :t hait it was a live Shell. He bad: olso" in his possession a sword b~yone.t of i'reich manufacture, and th, othei :day lio dcided to bend the lyayonet 4nd attach it ac.-,a hook to the shellC Ac cordingly. he put the point of the bayonet into tihe.:ire iintit tihe metal had become wliite hot, I ad tlien taking out :thoe pcir cussion ciap if : the shell he inserted the end of 'ter hot :bayon...
CLOSER SETTLEMENT ACTS REPORT ON THEIR ADMINISTRATION. EXTRAORDINARY REVELATIONS. DRASTIC CRITICISM. CONCLUSIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 10 February 1914
CLOSER SETTLEMENT ACTS REPORT ON THEIR ADMIINISTRATION. EXTRAORDINARY REVELATIONS. DRASTIC CRITICOIM. CONCLUSIONS AND- RECOMMENDAh:.- TION, The "eport of the sub-hommiittcc? of tlhe fabinet on the administration of the Cloter Settlement Acts was laid on the table in the Legislative Assembly on Tuesday. .'h.; report cansists of three parts---(l) TheL Land, (2) 'The Settlers, (3) The Ad nliPistration,- a!d (4) Conclusions and Re. commendatios, - TH1E -LAND. Under this heading it is pointed out that' two factors Ihave? adversely affected the properl prcgress of closer settlement, first ini the failure to secure land adapted to dailyi'iig, wvhichl .gives the greatest pos sibility of success, to almost exclusively purcliaso cereal growing lands, and second, the nadequnate nuaxnimumi values of farmn holdings fixed by thle Legislature. Instanceo of the priedestilied failure of estates set tied on the lower capital basis can be mnultiplid. ' ?- Thel Cornelia Creek property is incntibned. It...
STATEMENT BY THE MINISTER. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 10 February 1914
STATEMiENT BY THE,.MINISTERI. Wlhen interviewed later, MIr. H. . S. W' Lawson.' the inew Minister. said that, it was not intenided that the sub-committee should inauire into thie general schlemin, but .that it should ascertain any weaknesses in the method. Its chief duty was not to perceive virtues. but to find faults. In. the report there is no 'eference to those men who hal been successfil. The inquiry had been confined to ce:rtain dry areas. No men tion was made to the '"wet" areas. It was not ,to le considered that the 'eport of the committee was to be taken as a con demiation of the nolicy or thne administfra tion. It is inevitable that in the working out of such a big policy that certaii anomolies would exist. The obect of the sub-committee was to point out the failures in order that the administration might be more perfect. There is no criticism of the general principle of the various Closer Settlement Acts, but the suggestions for amendments are matters of detail. It is true...
FEDERAL REVENUE. RETURNS FOR JANUARY. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 10 February 1914
FEDERAL REVENUE. RETURNS FOR JANUARY. The January returns (just available): show an. increase in the Federal .revenue. of. £48,883 over January, 1913. Victaria ohows an increase of £44,774. The murcaree in New South Wales was £7913. Souti "Australia made a loss of .11,528. 'The following are the details: 1913. 1914. N. S. WValc ,.. .... ,526,737 534,650 Victoria -... .;... ,..' .. 387,027. :431,801 Queeosland .... ... .. .. 145;218 115,091 South Ailstralia' :"..' ... 122,467 110,939 West Australia, :;:.. 94,145 94,458 Tasmania 2... ..6.. .. 25,420 . 28,957 Tot... ... ..... ..... ..£1,301,014 .21,345,890 T .. 1913. 1911. S' Seven months. ,New -'South Wale .. ,949,753 3,89Z,269 Victorib .. ... ,837,671 2,59b,105 queenbland ... .. 955,877 . 80,67.1 sith Australia ... 735,09 713,4 .'Vcst- a a,." ...... 191,299 193,234 Tasmania ......... . 162,396 353,167 Totals '... .....£9,251,253 .28,827,519 While there is an increase of £44,882 for the month the total for the seven montlhs of the cur...
UTILITY POULTRY FARMING. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 10 February 1914
UTILITY POULTRY FARMING. I (By'F. C. A. Gordon.) The method I have found best for feed ing young chicks is as rollows:--During tllh. off season I obtained from the bakers all stale bread which they could let me lhave. 'this I baked in a slow oven till very Iyrd, and. then pas.sed it through 'a grit nIill, and bfoke ittiup fine and. stored it in tins for se. c As the breeding season ap Sproached I put :a'i lot of :mixed grain; oats : (slhort white), wlheatt and mnaize throlugh the -grit machine,: breaking it: up sufiicietly fint' for young chiicks. AS thie brol1en Sgrain left; thc machine it passed over a •strip of. Wir'e gauze, wvhichl slopes. iato a Sbox,, another- box beinig l.a'ced leng?hwisc I:urnder the slope: of 'nire -ganve. By this : means all the fine' meal.-wa~Siifted- oul of •:the broken dgrain and !deposited in the. box :'placed :under the gauzre. :This fin-e incal was mixed in- cq'alj proloritious ,wvith] the broken Sbroad. , . &lt; : ? , .:::: ":5 " . Diiring t...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 10 February 1914
M PO RT ER Of AIR BEDS and CUSHIONS, E1EMAS, SILK ELASTIO STOCKINGS, BANDAGES, • GALVANIC BATTERIES, ABDOMINAL cB sTTS, F P13r113'y, TRUSSES. And ' SURGICAL " APPLIANCES . GENERALLY SEND PR~ICE. LIST. Folrwarded Post Free. ORDERS BY POST SPromptly Attended To and Despatched on Day of Receipt. 280 SBOURKE ST., '?i1L MVELBOURNE. BItANCH PHAR •MAOY, S~i 111 COLLINS STREET. CI ORDON SYSTEM OF HOUSING POUL UX TRY . In t.his progressive age it becomes impera. tive .that laboIrsaving appliances be- employed,. not only ini industries otherithani poultry~ but inii the poultrdty business -itself ..Just think ifor one momelt: .the -bit . iincrease in income: one nain chn manke by attending 10,000 birds .hiim. self uinder my:. system;. .\wvhen previously l-he: could birbly give proper care and-c ittentioni t~o 1000. My system, by solving the. labor prdb. lim, has como to stayv; Full particulars -Freoe on application o : to . S W;. E. BURRIDGE, BEEHIVE EXCI-OHANGE, BENDIGO, Or F. E. A. GORDON, :...
DEATH FROM HEAT APOPLEXY. Echuca, 6th February. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 10 February 1914
DiL.TII FROM HEAT APOPLEXY. Echuca, Cth February. Mr. John D. Stewart, a well-known resf. dent of r.huca E.st, died this , even ing from heat apoplexy. I H1 had resided here. isilce 1872. He lcaves nn adult family. SFriday; 6th February. BALLARAT.-The weather to-day was intensely hot, the highest teinpei'ature be ing 106 "degrees-in the shade-the hottest for some years. . * CASTLEMAINE.--To-day has been the hottest experienced . in Castlemaine for many years, the Government thermometer recordin'g 103 in the shade. LECIUCA.-The heat in Echuca to-day was intense, the maximum shade tempera ture at the police station reaching 10S degrees. This is. the highest reading re. corded in Echuca for several years. To night : ', thunderstorm occuired. Heavy rai fell for about 30 minutes. The open air pictuire entertainments were in progress iat the time, and the a-'diencc hurriedly left to seek the shelter of the verandahs. ELMORE.-Temperature 108 degrees to day, -with *a- scorching hot wind. Th...