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AN OLD NURSE FOR CHILDREN [Newspaper Article] — Clunes Guardian and Gazette — 28 April 1914
AN OLD NUESE FOB CHILD HEN " Mrs Window's Soothiug Syrup" for Children Teethinc. Should always lie used for Children while Teetliinu. It ,&lt;ooihes the Child, Softens the Gums, AllavB nil Pain, Cures Wind Colic nn&lt;J in the Best Hemedy for Diarrhoea. Direi r tions for Using MRS WINSI.OW'S S otii INO SYKOP.-For a child under one month old, G to 10 drops ; three months old, half a teaipoonfulj six months old and upwnrdB, a teast>oonfu! three or four time« a day. For Diarrhoea, repeat the ahov> dose every two hours, until the character of the disoharKeB isohanBed for the better, Sold Everywhere I
Education System. [Newspaper Article] — Clunes Guardian and Gazette — 28 April 1914
Education -System. SPEECH BY Sill ALEX. PEACOCK. On Saturday Sir Alex. Peacock, ; Minister for ? Education, opened the High School at Sp. Arnaud. Sir Alexander Peacock, in referring .to tlio growth of the educational system, said that the State sohool system wus one that they were proud of ob a foundation Bystem, but some thing else was required if their chiliiren were to compete with the nations of the world. Tho people were beginning to recognise that tho money spent on education was tho best expenditure. Gaol expenditure li.id gone down as the educational expenditure had gone up, Their largest prison was only one-fourth full. Maryborough had a gaol that i'ost L'4000, and there was no one to pu; in it. The 13allarat Goal 'cost £60,000, and tliey had accommoda tion for 60 prisoners, but tho average there was only 5. Portland and Ararat gaols had been closed. Tho Kilmore gaol had been leased ns a butter factory. The old systom of whacking knowledge into children was giving place to ...
War in Mexico. [Newspaper Article] — Clunes Guardian and Gazette — 28 April 1914
War in Mexico. A train has arrived at Vera Crux from Nexico City with British and German refugees. They report that the mob in Mexico City trampled the American flag in the dust, and also made a demonstra tion outside the American Club, smash ing the windows and shouting in sults. The position of Americans is re garded as critical. Excited bodies of Mexicans are continuously parading the streets shouting, " Death to the Americans." Provisional President Huerta is understood to hare promised Btrjot protection to all foreigners, and is providing guards for the American Embassy in the capital. At t}in same time, according to a message from Vera Cruz, lie has ro fused to allow any further departure of Americans from the capital. . It is feared that if the Americans make a forward move from ,'Vera Uruz outrages are sure to oecu£ Already British, German, and French residents arp preparing to concentrate ift certain of the seiga districts, in which they are aho accumulating provisions, The...
AVIATION. A SENSATIONAL DISPLAY. [Newspaper Article] — Clunes Guardian and Gazette — 28 April 1914
AVIATION. A SENSATIONAL DISPLAY. Tho French aviator Guilleaux gave a doting exhibition at Newcastle, Sydney, on Saturday, in tho presence of about 6000 spectators. The machine soared to a height of about 3000 feet. The aviator looped tho loop, and foil vertically several hun dred feet. He then dashed off at right angles just clear of tho heads of the crowd. Rising again to a con siderable height, he swooped down at startling speed towards tho crowd and rose again. The aviator then made some swoops down on to the centre of tho ground, each time clearing the turf by a few teet. When aloft again he turned a series of forward and back ward somersaults, sweeps, glides, figuro eights and sundry other fancy niannmvres. Ho then flew out to sea, attaining an altitude of 7000 feet. Later, Guilleaux made an almost vertical ascent. Over tho centro of tho ground he executed a series of startling somersaults, then swooped down to within a few feet o£ tho crowd. The airman then made a vicious-look...
Federated Miners. NEW LOG DRAWN UP. [Newspaper Article] — Clunes Guardian and Gazette — 28 April 1914
Federated Miners. NEW LOG DRAWN UP. In connection with the plaint of the Federated Miners' Association of Aus tralia, a new log has been drafted, which includes mining companies in . Victoria and elsewhere that were not in existence when the previous log was framed. The old log, however, will still form the basis of the "plaint which will be submitted to the Com monwealth Arbitration Court during the next few weeks, In the new log the rate fixed for shift bosses is 1 5s per shift. The new rates .is affecting Victoria are as follow : Miners' Hand Libor, ordinary, 12s 6d per shift; do., sinking, 13s 4d; do., rising, 14s Gd; do., underhand stop ing, 14s; do., rising for stopes, 14s j miners, machine labor, to receive Is per shift extra to above rates. Tim ber nn:n, ordinary, 13s 2d ; do., shafts, 14s 2d; platmen and braceman, 12s; truckers, underground, lis 6d; open out miners, 13s; laborers, underground, lis; on surface, 10s; boys, between 16 and 19, 9s ; over 19, full pay; shift boss...
THE FAMOUS BERRY LEAD. GEOLOGICAL REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — Clunes Guardian and Gazette — 28 April 1914
THE FAMOUS BERRY LEAD. GEOLOGICAL REPORT, Mr D. M'Grath, who presided over: the recent public meetings held at Allendale for the purpose of securing a report made by Mr W. Barag. wanatli, of tho Geological Depart ment, has received a copy of the re port from Mr Drysdale Brown. The report, which is dated . 24tli August, 1911, reads as follows : " Site*No. 1.-South-eastern corner allotment 02, parish of Spring Hill, about half a mile north-east of Allen dale railway station. A run of deep ground passes under this point trend ing from the south-east to north-west, and was proved by bor'ig about a quarter of a mile higher up by the Davics Stonebarn Co. in 1883, but no work was carried out on the lead. In the Ristori mine, about GO chains west of this site, payable reef wash was worked ; but the tributary load now sought after not touched. Two or three bores at, say, 10, 15, and 20 chains nortli along road from south eastern corner of nUotment 02, will prove where tho deep ground is, and...
SPORTING NOTES. CLUNES BOXING DAY SPORTS. [Newspaper Article] — Clunes Guardian and Gazette — 28 April 1914
SPORTING NOTES. (BY " PAKEHA.") OLUNES BOXING DAY SPORTS. The committee of the above met at the R.C. presbytery on Friday night last for the purpose of drawing the art union connected with the sports of last year, the prize for wljjch was a bar of gold, valued at 12 guineas. ' Mi Geo. Hay, chairman of sports com. mittsOj presided. On checking the blocks ijt was foui)(J that 1500 tickets had been sold.. The wifininy number drawn was 1603, held by Mrs Gallagher, of Evansford. Tlie chair- j man congratulated 75pv, O'Kane on thetsuccess of the art union, which I was eivirely due to his exertions, and which would be a great addition to the ' profit' of' tjip /jporl®. Ho noticed when' I checking the bfocks tjje ;»aifigs of 01une3 residents in levei y Staf,e, I showing the books liad been distributed I far and wide. Ho hoped the art union of 1914= would be even a grtjfttgr success than the one just drawn. Vk&lt;> treasurer of the sports I (Mr R. Loan) stated ilijit gince the bal...
Largest Liner. PRECAUTIONS IN BUILDING. [Newspaper Article] — Clunes Guardian and Gazette — 28 April 1914
Largest Liner. PRECAUTIONS IN 'BUILDING. !,. AJ,0U&lt;: J""&lt;> the Ouriard Atlan tic fleet will be increased by the j addition of the largest liner ever [unit in a British shipyard, whf-n the Aquitania, which was launchou in April, comes into spr V1CP. Over 3200 passengers and a crew of 1000 hands can hp carriod by this erigantic VPSSP), wbo«e 817,0 entitles her to be one of the 'competitors for the honor of be ing the world's largestship, while her furnishing provides the pas sengers with all the luxuries, flown to a swimming bath and a gymnasium, which they could ex Dect in a first-class hotel on | snore. Tn designing the Aquitania In8 j 2; Daily News") the Ounard Company had the advan tage of the experience already obtained from the construction and the journeys of such great ships as the Lusitania and the Mauritania, but even the records establishes! by these bouts have been broken by the new liner. Indeed,Ithough the same berth at! Messrs John Brown and Co....
THE SENATE PRE-ELECTION. ISSUES AT STAKE. [Newspaper Article] — Clunes Guardian and Gazette — 28 April 1914
THE SENATE PRE-ELEC TION. ISSUES AT STAKE. The ballot for the candidates who ave to contest the "Victorian Senate seats in the interest of the Liberal party closes this week. Many Libcr:.]s may be tempted to underrate the im portance oi the issues at stake. TJiov note that in 1910 the vote fcr the Senate was ticket pure and simple, that in 1913 it was solid ticket in five of the six States. Thoy noto further that a man of mark like Sir Josiah Symon failed ignotniniously .when he ran as independent, and that a number of very obscure, and some what feeble candidates were returned by Labor, simply and solely, because they were "officially endorsed." " Names have lost their weight," they reflect, " men like Symon, and the lato Sir "William Lyne fell whon with out solid party backing ; a new comer defeated Sir John Quick on his own ground, when the swing of the party pendulum favored the tyro. IVe are Liberals, and when the time comes will support the chosen six be they whom they may." T...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Clunes Guardian and Gazette — 28 April 1914
THE Victoria Insurance COMPAN X LIMITED M.1BKET STBBET, MbLHOUSNS. Chairman .... Hon. Edward Millet F I~R E, MARINE Accident, Live Stock, and Guarantee Insurance BUSINESS CONDUCTED. JAMES J. HAVERTY, Secretary Agents for District BOBINS A PATNJ5. The Corner Store, ICLUNES. 3 E.5A. LUFF KLIATE LUFF BROS.;,! ^General Grocer, Wine e& Spirit Merchant. BIG ASSORTMENT OF GLASS WABE AND (CROCKERY. Medium Tumblers, Is the half "dozen ; usualjprice, 4d each. PA.TENT ROLLER FLOUR MILLS, TALBOT, fiESf°ROLLEB l FLOUR, iPOLLARD and BRAN At Lowest Bates. GROCERIES -First-class Quality. WINES & SPIRITS-Leading Brando, BRIGHT PORTi WINE-lsiperjbottle, SPARKLING ALE-6b dozen. Tinware, Ironmongery. We Lead 1 Others Follow, G, WILLIAMSON. Butcher, FRASER STREET, CLUNES, - BEGS to announce to tbe publio that bis COOL CHAMBEE now in full swing at his shop-the moBt ip-to'date tbis side of Ballarat. MEAT OF THE BEST it Reasonable lJricea in all seasons Xce for Sale; gaaranteed made from pu...
SOCIAL NOTES. MAYBERRY—HENDRA WEDDING. [Newspaper Article] — Clunes Guardian and Gazette — 28 April 1914
SOCIAL NOTES. MAYBERRY-IIENDRA WEDDING. In tho report of this wedding, which appeared in last Friday's " Guardian," the following sentenoe was omitted owing to a typographical error :-" TUo brido was beautifully attired jn ivory puilletto silk, and woi'o tho customTu-y wreath un.4 Vpi The following should be added to the list of wedding presents :-Miss ' Green, silver buttflr dish and knifo j Mr and Mrs J. Mayberry, W.A,, silver iivro dish, broad fork and Hnife,
THE OSTRICH INDUSTRY. [Newspaper Article] — Clunes Guardian and Gazette — 28 April 1914
THE. OSTRICH INDUSTRY. I South Africa produces annually (ostrich feathers to the value of £3,000,000, There is keen de I maud for them in the markets of I the world, with no prospect of overproduction" According to travelled pxprrts, the State of Vic-! toria should be able "to produce : quite as many ostrich feathers as South Africa- Our climate Con di Dions are ideal, while in the matter of food production the irrigation districts of the State stand unexcelled- There is no finer fodder known for the raisins and maintenance of ostriches than: lucerne, which, under the influence of irrigation, grows so abundantly in our northern dis tricts. It is stated on reliable authority that an acre ot lucerne as it can be grown in the north will comfortably support, at the rate of six matured birds to tho acre. Thfi average annual yield of feathers is worth at least £7 per annum, so on this basis, an acre of irrigated lucerne conver ted into feathers should be worth £i0 a year. Because of this ...
AGAINST WAR. DEMOCRATS PROTEST. [Newspaper Article] — Clunes Guardian and Gazette — 28 April 1914
AGAINST WAR. DEMOCRATS PROTEST. The democracies of five nations were represented at a. recent in ternational Labor and Socialist demonstration at Kingsway Hall. London, and-the keynote nf tho meeting; was the need for Socialist unity and the determination to have " no more war." Anvone who expected to-.^ee fiarce^eyed foreigners^ wearing blazing red ties and uttering wild words against the capitalist and aristocrat, must have been disap pointed. The red tie (even in the case of Mr Keir Hardie, who pre sided) was conspicuously absent, the only touch of that color being the scarlet sashes worn by the stewardesses. On the platform.sat some of the, mildest-looking men, including M- Emile Va'nderveide, Chairman of the International Socialist Bureau, and a member of the Belgian House of ' Commons ; Herr Hclkenbuhr, a particularly benevolent-looking German, sin gularly like Mr Dan Irving,of the British Socialist Party, who sat by his side ; Mrs Kate Richard O'Hare, representing American So...
THE WORLD'S RECORD JERSEY. [Newspaper Article] — Clunes Guardian and Gazette — 28 April 1914
THE WORLD'S RECORD JERSEY. , Sophie 19th, the Jersey cow in America, finished on 20th January authenticated yearly record o£ 17,557 lb. 12 oz. of milk, 999 lb; of butter fat, or 1175 lb., 7 oz. of butter," which, it is claimed, constitutes her the champion Jersey cow of the world., Her five-year authenticated record is G4,253 lb. 2 oz. of milk and 4428 lb. 1-1 oz. of butter. This cow, sired by Fort,Hill Farm Chief and out of Phil's Scituate, was calved 24th January, 1905, and was bred by J. E. Doane, of Connecticut She is owned by the Hood Farm, Lowell, Massachusetts. Sophie 19th was 8 years old at the! beginning of the test. She produced I an average of 3 lb. 3 oz. of butter 'a day. During the year the Babcock test was ollicially applied to 1:1S samples of milk. With her - first five and-only calves she has-produced an average of 900 pounds of butter a year . for all the time she has been in milk, j
FEEDING FARM HORSES. [Newspaper Article] — Clunes Guardian and Gazette — 28 April 1914
DEEDING FARM HORSES. The Department of Agriculture of New South Wales deals with the feeds employed for working horses on the various State farms. A. feature is the general' use of maize-grain, and the employment of such hays as sorghum, millet and planter's friend. The Hawkesbury ration is'181b. chaff, 91b. crushed maize, 31b- bran, or 41b or Sib. lucerne mav be substi tuted for the br'in, fed three times a day. During the winter months an average of 101b- chaff per .horse is put into troughs in the paddocks at night. No grain al lowance is given on Sundays. The allowance of maize in com parison with oats is, as a rule, 5 lb- maize to 4lbv oats ; and, where the feed can be varied, oats are fed in the summer, maize in the winter. The increased use of lucerne hay is 'noticeable, nearly every ration mentioned containing it as part of the mixture. Ex perience has taught that ensilage, even when mixed with sound dry chaff, is of no use for working horses. For working horses the grain is...
Others He had Heard Of. [Newspaper Article] — Clunes Guardian and Gazette — 1 May 1914
Others He had Heard Of. It was company field training. The captain saw a young soldier trying to cook hiB dinner with a badly made fire. Going to him, he showed him how to make a quick-cooking fire, say ing: "Look at the time you are wasting. When I was on the West Coast, I often had to hunt my breakfaBt. I used to go about two nliies in the jungle, shoot my food, skin or pluck it, then cook and eat it, and return to the camp under the haU hour." Then he un wisely added: "Of course you have heard of the West Coast?" "Yes, sir," replied the young sol dier, "and also of Ananias, GcorRO Washington, and de Rougemont."
Civilisation or Naturalisation? [Newspaper Article] — Clunes Guardian and Gazette — 1 May 1914
Civilisation or Naturalisation? An election canvasser was going his rounds. He called at a house occupied by a Belgian and his family. The lady answered the door. "I should be pleased, madam," said the canvasser, "if you would tell me whether your husband iB naturalised or not." "Naturalised!" exclaimed the wo man, indignantly. "Why, what do you mean? Do you think I married a savage?"
FEATHERED WITH BOTTLES. [Newspaper Article] — Clunes Guardian and Gazette — 1 May 1914
FEATHERED WITH BOTTLES. Baron Kenyon, at one tyme Lord Chief Justice of England, loved to hear himself talk, and his summings up were at times' extraordinary exam ples of flamboyant speech. Here is a specimen taken from "Law and Laughter": Addressing a butler convicted of stealing his master's wine, Lord Kne yon once said:-"Prisoner at the bar, you stand convicted on the most con clusive evidence of a crime of inex pressible atrocity-a crime that de files the sacred springs of domestic confidence, and is calculated to Btrike alarm into the breast of every Eng lishman who invests largely in the choice vintages of Southern Europe. Like the serpent of old, you have stung the hand of your protector. For tunate-in having a generous employer, you might without discovery have continued to supply your wretched wife and children with the comforts of sufficient prosperity, and even with some of the luxuries of affluence; but, dead to every claim of natural affection, and blind to your own rea...
HOW TO MAKE A WILL. A Thing that Everybody Should Know [Newspaper Article] — Clunes Guardian and Gazette — 1 May 1914
HOW TO MAKE A WILL. j A Thing that Everybody Should Know Too.much Btress cannot be laid upon the fact that it is the bounden duty of every person who is either the present or prospective owner of any property whatever-and especially when tills property be In the form of real eBtute -to make a will. The making of a will is a much neglected duty, especi ally with women, and yet it should be the desire of every person to leave his or her business matterB in such condi tion that, in the event of death, the survivors may, with the smallest ex penditure of time, energy and money, nettle the deceased affairs in the man ner which they know to have been the testator's wish. There is a very general impression that to dabble in legal matters of any kind whatever means considerable ex pense; but it may be as well to point nut. that a lawyer, as a rule, regulates his charges not only by the amount of work done, but by the ability of the client to pay. Go to any reliable solicitor, and tell him t...
CHAPTER VII. [Newspaper Article] — Clunes Guardian and Gazette — 1 May 1914
CHAPTER VII. Bellairs wag essentially a man of action. That very night he saw Ro bert Holman, one of the leading pri vate uetectlvea In London, and placed in his hands the inquiry Into the af fair of Goldstein and Sheila's pearls, assuring him that he, Bellairs, would pay the £2000 on the day the pearis were brought back to him uninjured; but he was careful to caution 'Mr. Holman that an expert In precious stones must examine them -In order to see that no exchanges had l)een made. Holman undertook the job, and ex ecuted it with great dexterity, and Bellairs had the satisfaction of re covering Sheila's pearls at the loss of £2000, which he had been saving to wards his wife's future needB. He put them back carefully Into his safe, and then set Holman to discover where Ralph was hiding. The miser able youth was found witrfout much difficulty and brought hack to Sunny side by Holman, who, however, by the K.C.'s request, refused even to leave the room In which Ralph was seated until Bell...