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EXTRAORDINARY RAILWAY FATALITY Melbourne, 8th February. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 10 February 1914
EXTRAORDINARY RAILWAY FATA LITYr Melbourne, 8th. Februa'ry. On e of the most extraordinary fatali ties that lhave occurred on tle -Victoria?i railways .lhappened ou' Saturda'y Iigto g 'ati 8.30. "A:-:picnic party from North'll Fitzrdoy was returnin? -from i:a picnic. at :Brightif, and whel'i. between Riclinnd. anid::FliJiders street; Alice fMoriis, a.ed 10 iyeahrsisand"9. months, put ..he handn out of ithe 'I-hrriage :. windo, to .as ertain f ,i'fraintvas fillinfg. As she did' Io E-'triiin dashldidi ast1 a tiiih Sopposite di rction;, aid:1i b efore p shlic i- iild; pull lier' hland j ni she as struck by. anopenI; swingiing carriagec dooir. iThlis: ga.ve ?lr. R a: terrible 1ftw anddthlehai' being- sevre-d froni te liaii: "close t the :wristit .fl into t he next carriage, aiid hit Irene Warrann m the face. Ititheli'fel liiiio ihem lap. This carriage lik ie te next was;. full of ! girls, and the i orril e pec _tacle canued suchtcoi ester af:tii' thla:Pilli Salllowv, ^affged yeiars;iof ...
BENDIGO HORSE MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 10 February 1914
BENDIGO HORSE MARKET. Messrs. Spencer, Vains and Co. report: We held our weekly sale of horses at our bazaar on Saturday, when a good yarding of horses came forward, consisting chiefly of light and handy harness sorts, with a few good heavier horses. Although the attend ance was good competition at auction was dull, and only a few horses changed hands under the hanmner. However, a good many were sold privately after the sale. Sales were made for H. Edwards, G. H. Caldwelil, E. Bellesini, E. Burns, S. Crocker, and Jas. Clif ford. Draughts, geldings, £30 and £24, mares to £29; light harness sorts, to £15/5/.
FRUIT AND VEGETABLE MARKET. Bendigo, 7th February. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 10 February 1914
FRUIT AND VEGETABLE MARKET. Bendigo, 7th February. Good supplies of fruit came to hand this morning, and owing to the warm weather experienced during the week, and anticipa tions of another hot spell, there was a very heavy demand. An improvement was conse quently noticeable in the prices of lemons, oranges, pears, bananas and tomatoes. 'A large consignment of F~iji bananas came to hand, and sold well at a slight acTv'ance onr recent rates. The bananas were in excellent condition. There was a good demand for pears in preFerence to peaches, and good quality fruit was readily cleared. Vegetables, with the exception of beans, are still scarce. There was a good supply of beans, and prices showed a decline.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 10 February 1914
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FARM AND DAIRY PRODUCE MARKET. Bendigo, 7th February. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 10 February 1914
F AR:M :AND) DAIRY PRODUCE MARKET. Bendigo, 7th February. The:'mark?et dluring the week was character ised by a good demand for anything of prime quality, vhich was readily bought at a slight' advance on recent rates. A lot of lines, how over, came forward in a heated condition, and these had to be carried over or put into the freezer. Amongst these stocks was some of the best quality stuff marketed. A general ad vaicAeof about ld on prime qutality gocds was noticeable. Prime factory butter, which could be handled freely. sold from lld to 1/0 per lb., whilst northern factory lines brought 10d to 11bd. Separator butter realised 10d .to ild and dairy butter 8d to 9d, with heated and out-of-condition lots down to 6d and 7d per lb. A rise in the price of best butter is an ticipatoed during th:e coming week. Eggs showed a considcrabto falling off, and there was a marked rise in quotations. On Thurs day the price was 101 to 10d per dozen, and on Saturday the rulinue rate was iOd to 11d pe...
BENDIGO PIG MARKET. Bendigo, 5th February. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 10 February 1914
BENDIGO PIG MARKET. SBendigo. 5th Februadry. Mr. Frank A. Hil' reports:-A moderate Syarding of pigs forward for to-day's sale, con slstinga principally of handy weight baconers. A short supply-of porkers and a limited num ber of stores and young pigs. Bacone-s.-~ The yarding was well suited to requirements, and curers operated very freely at late full market rates. Porkers.--The supply was not so heavv as usual, and the curers bidding for anyth;ng heavy forced the marlct.jo high values Storcs.-There .was a large numbei of. feeders present, -and everything realised high prices. Quotations:-Best baconers, £31 6/ to £4/4/: 'thers. from £3/?i/: porkers, £21 7/6 to £2/18/; others from £E2/2/6; stores, topping off sorts;, . 36/ to 45/; slips, 28/; suckers and small pigs lower; milch calves to £.2:' small froin 8/: carchse pork, to 65d' per lb;.; voreal, 2d per lb., according to. weight and quality. : . lMSi?rs. MJasoin Bic. r.eport:-A moderate varina' of pigs :forwaird for this week's .a?...
POSTAL RETURNS. STEADY IMPROVEMENT. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 10 February 1914
POSTAL RETURNS. .:. ' • ST• AD" I.MPROVE 'MENT. .: In nall St atc. but West Australia thero,' ,ivo's iucrenases last month in the ieveneano.' ollected bv tle Post and. Tclegraph d c. nriftmenlz The details are ':.as follow:- " Jan., ' Jan., S: 1913. 1914, \ew South ,\~aleC ', : ... 139,716 147,626.: . . ....87 98,11 tieenslhund: '.;.. ..- 52,965 58,0-,' Sut i- Autri? ~? ;30,229 55,691 Sest. Ag~tijh , : . 7,98 .26,298 ::is ah'· -:;:i- nsi taiii i .~ 1'.:+ 2!; )GI2S613:-.,, 12,i f 707 I T~at?:&?5'.:./.'",?:;2"?.+,? 0971 .,fZ398,49:?:> 1. '.+.? ;?7 +. ;"..." ,,?_??:;i ; -.,-:' - For .th o S&lt;"evo ,-- -. raimanni$ /. :?,;:.:';= : '. 87,880 3,3,73.. STctls . ............: : . 40--770 + .£2 ?)?. 4 Th t totoal.. :incircse : for . the month • was 47,5T21;. whiek;n thie ficven month3 u nde '-Tv?ince o~ "?·?98,6_'8 + was " shown. . Th? r( rresnrr'e.' ?1c.ts -+ total increase. .of To 1 + #++r +'+, al . . .. ?.4 ,4 ,77 £2. 14 E8323,084 for tIhe year. .'1
MINING NEWS REVIEW OF THE SHARE MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 10 February 1914
REVIEW OF THE SHARE MARIKET. The week's dealing presented some bright features in the hiilhr rates ruling for se veral stocks, notably Great Extended I-ust ler's, Johnson's Reef, New Chum Goldfields, Golden Age, Specimen Hill and S. New Moon. Business, however, was light. In several instances values rose rapidly, but with few transactions. The Vold returns, which in several in stances were highly satisfactory, reached the fine total of 3477oz. 18dwt.: - OOLD-W?EEK. ~----~---". - Previouas ompany. I Yield.._ I Weeki .ITns. oz. dt. ITns.Ioz. t. Carlis . ... . . 370 5 1 11 14 Catherine Rcf Ud.I 1651 5 1511 28213 Clarence -United . .118 11 111 218 29 ý Constellation ... ... 76 19 12 85 2 18 Cornish United . 48 7 10 48 6 15 Golden :Age ..... . 74 25 21 111 43.13 Garden Gully lid. . 60 43 01 50 52 Golden- Pyke . . 312 1990 320 268 • Great- x. IIus2tler'ss 288 361 10 2851221 12 Great Northern . * 278181 30 278 113 8 Ironbark: .... ... 2701214 10 282 155 5 .Tohnson's :ceef .. 3591341. 0 331...
SHACKLETON'S EXPEDITION. PLANS MAY BE ALTERED. STRIKING NEW GROUND. LONDON, 3rd February. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 10 February 1914
SHACKLETON'S EXPEDITION. PLANS MAY BE ALTEREDT. STIIIKiNG NEW GRnOUND.r . LONDON, .3rd Pebruary. - :Accordingr to the' 'Geographical Journal,": Sir Ernest Shackleton, loeader of theo forth-: comini Anztarctic :expedition,: acting oninai consensus of the opi-ionas o.L. Ldrd Curzo~n., president of .the Royal Geographical So cietvy, and other members of the society, is' prep'aired to abandon hiis proposed route hbe hind the Victoria Mouiltains, which heo. in tended to take after he had reached the& Pole. Sir Ernest would :alter this routo for an other lying to the east of the track folb: lowed by Captain Amundsen on his, last? Polar journey,. The expedition, by adopt., ine this .course, would strike new grouind. ISir Erniest proposed *to leave Buenos: Ayres early in October ..of thlis. year, and-, hie hon-ed that the special party to cross the ;Antactic continent would start on utheir iournev.at -the. beginning of tlihe following November. The party, which would be. limited to ...
SATURDAY'S SHARE MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 10 February 1914
SATURDAY'S. SHARIE MA2RKET. Thero was very little: activity dislfplaved in thlle market on Saturday, 'and busin6es was only of moderate extent. The fine :ie turils from Great ?e?xtd. Rstlier's brought forward stronger buyers. ,arly sales were effected at 13/2, and at The close vahles rose to t13/6. :Johnson's Reef were also in good deniand, consequent; on another capi ital yjield. Buyers declared" at 24/6, 'but as sellers stood off no sales were recorded. A good return and declaration of a 1/ divideind by the New Chum Goldfields broughlt out stronger buyers for the scril. Offers of 12/ failed to draw holders. Gol deu Age were readily talken at 8(3 and B/4 , and Great Northern recovered to 14/d. For Golden Pyko buyers offered 28/3. Spe cimen Hill, on the strength of a reassur ing report from thlie anagement respect ing prospects of the reef at 1435ft., were in reqcuest. After - sales at the advanced • ate of 3/1, prices touched 3/6. Koch's Pio near sold at 4/5, and Victoria Consols a...
IRRIGATION SETTLEMENT. STATEMENT BY MINISTER. Melbourne, 5th February. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 10 February 1914
IRRIGATION SETTLEMENT. STATEMELNT BY MINISTER. Melbourne, 5th February. For' some time past the immigration au. tthorities had been faced with the difficulty that a ntunber of landseekers arriving in this State had not the necessary capital to take 'up blocks in irrigation districts of the size now obtainable. The amount re quired by a settler to take up such an area is at .least £250. Officials in the depart ?cut consider that allotments of a smaller si?z might be thrown open, especiall. to immigrants 'from Northern Europe. A scheme on these lines hlas now been pre. pared, and will be considered by the State Cabinet at an early .date, Mr. F V. IThagelthorn, Minister in charge of immigration, this afternooh. said 1he hoped t(, arrange with the: WVater Com i.issiol. to make available blocks of from 10 acres upwards. Settlers on them would not rcquiresuch a large amount of capital, and. by obtaining work outside they wvould be able ,to improve their holdings. With the larger areas a c...
CALLS. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 10 February 1914
CALLS. The following calls fall due on Wedlices. day, lith February: B3iris Reef (29th) ... .. .;. 3d : Broken Hill Goll and Co,p- - )per, (1st) ... 3d CaitherineReef United (34t;h) 2d GoldfieldtS Consolidated (23rd) 3d Goldfields Extd. (35th) ... ... 3d Goldfields N. (34th) ......... 3d Goldfields S. (39th) ... ......... 3d "Murchison (22nd) ..: ... ... ;.. 3d1 ·New Argus (55th) ............. Gd New Chum Con. (89th) ......... 3d New Day Da Dwn (7th) ........ ... New Nil (22nd) ...... ... 3d Nvew St. Mu!go (97~th) ...... ... 3d New Shenandonlh (17th) ...... 3d N. T Johnson's (103rd)....... 3d S N. New~ Moon (48th) ... n. ... . 3d learl (85th) .. ...... 6d S. Prince of Wales (49th) ... 3d The Langdon (27th) ............ 2d TUnity (65th) ............ ;.. ... 8d The news froin the mines is sumnmarisd below: CAIRSHIALTON ANDI) WALES LINE. NEW GOLDEN FLEECE deferred cleaning mop -util the end of the present week. HANSEL . MUNDY are occupied shaft ?inking. S. PRINCE OF WALES are pros pect...
"WHITE AUSTRALIA" POLICY. COMMENTS BY SIR GEORGE REID. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 10 February 1914
"WHITE AUSTRALIA" PQLICY. COMMENTS BY SIR GEORGE REID. Sir Geo. Reid, speaking at Bendigo Town Hall on Wednesday last, made the following reference to the "White Australia" policy: Io (the speaker) thought he re ptresen~te tle spirit !of Australiatns truly when he showed the most friendly feelings, and tho most courteous considera tion to all otlhecr people on the face of the earth. In Australia they had to do some unpleasant things-things which other na, tions had done from time immemorial things which other nations, white and colored, did not like. But they were vital things, and there was no reason why they should not when doing necessary unpleasant thiugs . be as pleasant and as courteous as possible. The more unplcasan! t the things they had to do the more lpolite they should he in doing them. (Laughter.) Hie had taken tihe liberty when he ;vent to Londou of explaining to the Chinese Minister and the Jaeanese Ambassador that the smnall growing family of British origin in Aus tr...
BENDIGO EASTER FAIR. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 10 February 1914
BENDIGO EASTER FAIL, The Easter Fair eommitt ?e !lsh? Tows H-Ialll on Friday. Noing. het thio:: was a lare fhd ',epresentaitivA attendant, , wliich augursvsol 1l fr- the , ap roachiig: fai. The Mkor (kr .Andrciv) 1: rcsided. 1 -o T! o: airt: Union committc i' reported that: itr had beer. decided to recommernd that thei f stt prize for the art union tMis? ?yam.iw solid gold figure or statue of a miner vail;.'d at ,£75. The committee gutaranritccd to.pio the cash value of the prize if the winner de sired the money in preference to the fig:ure. 'the recommendation was adopted. The slorts committee reported haviig :!e. cided upon an. attractive programmin of events. uioluding a £100 Sheffield HIafidicad, three firemen's events, ladies' races, and a rariCty of other events with liberal pirFis. It had..been deoided to give cash prizes this year for the walking -match and other ri1C A juvonulo firemen's reel race had been in lLt ded in the prooramme,; and three wocAd chopping evenits. The ...
RAINFALL FOR JANUARY. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 10 February 1914
:RAINFALL FOR JANUARY. The last month was very dry, the rain recorded at the East Bendigo Observatory being only 24 points. The downfall on no dav. during the term was of much benefit to the larched Aand; as tTie registration was spread -over 15 days.- The month's total, notwithstanding it;s smallness, was higher than the' records in January, 1912 and 1913, when the resdective totals were 10 and 5 noints:. -The rainfall each month since January,? 1909, is appended: Monith .::1909 1910 1911 1912 1913 1914. Januarvy:... ... 138 167 175 10 5 February , 97 6 841 44 375 - March . ... 177 345 178 37 290 - - Anril..... . ... 168 15 18 18 133 -' May 2.. ;.. ... . 412 230 254 38 182 - .Tune... . ... 237 286. 238 227 230 - inuly .... . ... 237 323 122 375 81 - Augiust :.. ..;? 666 220 71 80 137 - Seltember .. 113. 331 255 324 217 - October:..: ....... 88 '112 37 36 200 ,-i: November ,.. 10 188 ,1.9 198 85: - December '..;. 50 92 128 100 75 - Totals...:... 2393 2295 2366 1587 2110 - The mentio...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 10 February 1914
lhiBPts ··I EL.;h: ~rmB P·. Crea eparaeor Skims Clean and 9 j sqj a Chfid can tiun it . If you want results rather than - - cheapness in first cost you must use Sa MELOTTE. It costs nothing .7f -Ifor repairs; needs little oil, is a per fect Skimnmer; easy to turn and can c·;i? ;be kept sweet and :clean without S i, the least trouble. 'That over S.250,00 are in daiiyutiseilEuglish S-' speaking countries alone is proof of this-ask any user for ,further proof. T: R,."mi- obinson & Co. Pty. Lgtd. - Spotswood, 1MIelbovrne ? I:. -.A.". cTURPERS of all I.ARM IMPLEM?ENTS nud MACHINERY SOurit only City Showrooms are at Liveroool Buildings W. COWLING, AGENT. BENDIOO. :SWAhMLLOW & ARIELL'S BLOGCK CAKE - , ,.: : - -r.-- ".... ht a In is as good bas it looks, . n and you'ln admitn t here's noohing mor" e ttempting than the de. ilightful fresh a WppearaneO S this P terfh Cake. "+". - That appearance is gained OR 1notK with coloring matter, fOor "- ?~ONLY EGGS ENRICH "i-e: COLOR ri...
OUR MINES. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 10 February 1914
OUR MINES. Some' foodl rectuirns cime .to hqdd fi'oifiio the moinies last week, rind thle total of 3477oz; 18dwt. is: ,sat;isfactory? Conspicu ous ainongst the principal -con tributors ?was -the Great, Extended Ttustler s Co; .with 361• oz,; 10dwt., :wond from the wcek's millini· of 288 tons. This: ?fine yield taffords further evidence of thle resourcefulnhess oEf thle com paratively shallow ground. The company is operating chiefly at 1226ft. and 1326ft.:/ in, a channelof country well to eastward of the main line, andi which i?ad previously received little attention. Johnson's Reef, With a yield :of 341oz., upheld the ·tr;adi ions of ~the PaddyB Gully line of reef. New Chuim Goldfields filled third place with 240oz. 13dwt., ::and Xronbark came next with: 214oz. l?ldwt. Other good re'tirnis were: Soutlh New Moon, 210oz 16dwt.; : Golden Pyke, 198oz. -10dwt.; Great Northern, 181oz; I0dwt;., ,and Lansell's North Red White and Blue, 12Oo7;. Two dividends were declarel, namniely. South N'...
CLOSER SETTLEMENT ACTS ADMINISTRATION. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 10 February 1914
C :LOSEMi SETTLEMENT ACTS S: ADMINISTRATION. SSeldom has a more pessimistie and dainaging report been submittid to a Government than that by Mssrs. T.. Liviigstone anid J. Thomson, appointed as. a sub-committee by the Cabinet of the last Watt' iAdniinistration to inquire- into -and reiport iupon' the -administratioini of Closer Settlemleniit Acts. This sub-comimittee hIas divided its report into four sections,: .in which the members deal' with the land, the settlers, the .administration, and ihen:give their, conclusions arid : recommer.dations. Tho inquiry and report uponlthe adiminis itritioni of tlhe; Acts: apply - only to dry farming iareas, we iare told,- but tlhey are of suclh a; nature thatl ubllic iinterest ivill ii;iaurally ibe aroused asi o ithe; cndition of affairs' in connection. with , the 'et; or irrigation, areas. It is im'fo sible for example, to read of tlho apparent iihoroTig disbrgahiisation of the -adhinistratioi with fit ;wonderingliow i it affects, _ leihen so '...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 10 February 1914
IC POMADE, tor the head, strikes ting vermin dead. One application de. sts vermin, kills nits, heals' sores, cures rnworm. All chemists. Small, 1/; large, 2/; ra large, 3/6. W. A. London, Bendigo, and J. Lay and Son, Eaglehawk, sell Pedio; und packed with rnit comb. 6d extra.
CHARITY CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 10 February 1914
THArITY CrU u.-Representatives of eight of the ladies' benevolent societies of Ben. digo held a conference with the members .of the Citizens' Charity Club in the Teni. verance IHall on Tuesday. The gathering was a. representative one, and as a result the Charities' Club decided to w:vrk with the benevolent societies in raising funds for. the alleviation of dstress by a series of concerts. The representatives of the various societies undertook to assist in the man agement of' the concerts. They also mad' appreciative reference to the good work done by the club in the cause of charity in the past. The. members of the club also decided to give a concert in aid of the Wil lianis' fund at Eaglehawkk on 27th February at the request of a deputation consisting of the Mayor of Eaglehawk and Crs. Hooper and Kidd, and the joint hon. secretaries of the fund. COUNTYr CouRT.-In the Bendigo County Court on Tuesday before Judge Box, ,Mary O'Shannessy, executrix under the will ot Miary \W '. Rlampa,...