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CALENDAR CURIOSITIES. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang New Times — 17 March 1914
CALENDAR CURIOSITIES. Here are a few facts concerring the :alendatr which, although metters of o:tion ex;erelnce. are not peneritlly In ordinery years--that Is to say, in hlrp yars-I he months of Jan tcy andi Obt.cr the beginning of the st ::nd last tquartetrs, commence on ·t same day tif the week. February. arch and November begin o:m thlt' mtiu day: rand the rctmark holds good 4 Sep:emtler and Uecetmbcr. Take p a eniendar for 1908 anud you will be :rpris d to see all this: Most of us 'mtettitor that ' ebruary anId March unmence on the same day. because .e know that the fcrmer has exactly our weeks. but that November cottes a to make at "run" of three, is not so vell known. Leap year upsets this arrangemenOt. btt it has its counpensauions. As Feb ruyry receives an extra day, it has to part comnpay with March and No vember, but it takes August as a cont panion. both of these months begin ning on the satmie day of the week in leap years. March atd November are both pustched back a da...
AN ENORMOUS INDUSTRY. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang New Times — 17 March 1914
AN ENORMOUS INDUSTRY. Unknown, except to the scientific world, there lives to-day in a little village in Middlesex a veteran savant, whose discoveries have reoresented to contnuerct' mtore vealth thian the fortunes of all the Rothschilde s, Rocke fellers, anti Vanderbilts. He Is Dr. W. 11. Perkin. the discoverer of annn int edycs. Hle was a mere boy when suddently 7oal tatr. a waste product. becante be ne-ath his magic wand a souree of int extautstihle wealthi. The Germuats r.mapliedl ip the discovery. The-y. tot \we. piodled. To-d:iy all out tmos: bleu au tiftul dyes, our tmost exui\ site secue-l nearly till our best disin feetanils. s. clmatin, essetnces. oils, and a thomusaw' other prodttcts are derived frontt dt ich ititue which Dr. Perkiu dist vered.
REAL PROGRESS. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang New Times — 17 March 1914
HEAL PHOGRESb. Flucto~ti t tag i"pr t' ss is r*'lt' S tood as sI tady Ipo: 's. A a1:uu aaty riiier away ltalt anl 1our, and theo hrive hintself to do ninety minuuts york In the next. hor. Iut 1.e lhis not won hwld his own when he does this. t'here.hns been wasie-wvast. of time mnd of tissue; and waste is never real :y mnade tip. The tortoise's steady ti-ogires beat the nate's fri-ntic efforts to recover tie lost race., It ill al ways be so.4 bet lt to hold to steady work, startintg it crislily in the early miorniintg. anti lettitig go sliarily at thi tline to stot. than to count uplon rt coveting hltat few inhinutes are lost, antd deceive ourselves into thinking thai It ilts ended uvell. All is vell that endts well, bht it has not ended wvell unless it was vell at every step of the way.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Kerang New Times — 17 March 1914
eome and take Posses sion of these Rousing Bargains. Don t just road about thoem coine and got theom. They are good to read about-that's right - but they are a mighty lot more satisfying to posseas. We've cut down deep into the prices and are proving that Hawthorne Bros is the placo for cash saving. Mothers call To-day--for these Bargains in Boy's and Youth's Washing Suits. Boys Crash Norfolk Suits, sires 4 to 11, Os 6 each. Boys SSS Norfolk Suits, sires I to 11, 7s Gd each Boys SSS Ssilor Suits, sires 3 to S. 4s 6d ;9 to 13, 5s 6d.: Boys S~S Sailor Blouses, sires 3 to 8, 2s 6d and Ss 1ld. Boys SSS Sailor Blouses, sires 9 to 10, Ss Gd. Boys SSS Oricutal Three:Garmont Suits, Gs 1ld. Boys Scout and Oriental Washiug Suits, all our good lines to go at 7s 'd Boys WVashing Tunics, from is Gd to 5s lid. Boys W ahiug Tunic Suits, Is Gid to Ss 1ld, HAWTHORNE BROS., The Store that serves you best, WILLF. RYAN, Hairdresser, Tobacconist, Fancy Goods, Commission and News Agent. Main Street,_eohu...
LONDON TRAFFIC MAGNITUDE OF PROBLEM [Newspaper Article] — Kerang New Times — 17 March 1914
LONDON TRAFFIC MAGNITUDE OF PROBLEM The sixth annual report of the Lon don Traffic Branch of the Board of Trade, issued last week as a Blue Book (Cd. 7190), indicates (say "The Times" of Janatury 16) the magnitude of the problem confronting the tratfic authori ties of London. After giving details of the area and population of Greater London, the report etplains. that the Outer Suburban Ring, with a radius from the centre of London to the cir cumference of about 30 miles, comprises an extra 2115 scluare miles approxim ately, with an additional 1,219,789 in habitants, giving in all a total popula tion of 8,471,146 to be considered, spread over an area of 2809 square miles. This vast population exceeds not only the population of Ireland, Scotland, and the Commonwealth of Australia seve rally, but even exceeds that of the Do minion of Canada, with an area of 3,730,000 square miles and a population in 1911 of 7,205,000. A very interesting table shows the enormous growth in the numbers of...
INVENTIONS OF 1913 [Newspaper Article] — Kerang New Times — 17 March 1914
INVENTIONS OF 1913 n During the year just closing 30,00 At applications have been made for patent I- in the United Kingdom, the total beinj - practically the same as last year (say y "The Daily News and Leader"). 3. Aeronautics have once more attracter d the attention of the Ingenious. som g five hundred of the applications dealin, s, with flight. But locomotion on tern 11 firma is still found Ik..the foremos o place, over 2000 applications havin. r been- filed for patents relating to rail ways and motor and other road velii cles. More than one fortune has been huil upon a simple idea-bnot pr.tectors ar a case in point. There are no indica tions that the simple inventions of 191 will produce a golden harvest, bu there are many of great interest. On In a paper wardrobe, consisting of a airtight bag made of paper, in whic r ivearing apparel may be enclosed. Since the invention of the campstoc : collapsible articles 'have been patentee ', This year tile articles coming unde this head i...
QUEEN'S UMBRELLA [Newspaper Article] — Kerang New Times — 17 March 1914
QUEEN'S UMBRELLA Queen Mary was the central figure In an amusing incident on Monday, (says "Lloyd's Weekly News" of January 1S), when she paid a sur urise visit to Norwich and spent seve ·at hours in the city visiting the shops, 'be cathedral, the bishop's palace, and the castle. Her Majesty was accom panied by Princess Mary and Princes T-Ienry and John. the party motoring ever from Sandringham. After taking ncielbeon with the bishop the Rfoyal visitors were shown over the cathedral. In the afternoon they went mto the city and did some shopping, and iftorwards visited the castle museum, which was opened by the King when Duke of York, nearly twenty years ago. Her Majesty was with him on let. occasion, and she was now de lighted to. renew her acquaintance with this historic building. She went into the dungeons, and on the ram pints, and expressed herself as charmed with the view from that ex cIted position. The young Princes in particular enjoyed the visit. An embarrassing incident oc...
CRIMEAN VETERAN STIRRING CAREER. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang New Times — 17 March 1914
CRIMEAN VETERAN STIRRING CAREER. At the inquest, held at Woolwich yes terday, on 'homas Squires, S3, a pen sioner from the Royal Engineers, who lived at Westdale road, Plumstead, a son of the deceased man (says "The Daily Telegraph" of January 7) stated that deceased enlisted in the Royal Sap pers and Miners (subsequently the Royal Engineers) in 1847, and was dis charged in 1871. Over eighteen of his 23 years of service was spent abroad. He first took part In the first Kaffir war, and on returning from the Cape he volunteered 'for service in the Cr1 mean War, and was present at the siege of Sebastopol and other engagements. He was one of the first to go to the Crimea, and one of the last to leave. He held the first Kaffir, Crimea, and Turkish medals, and possessed three good-conduct badges; he retired with the rank of sergeant. Despite his long war service he was never wounded. The evidence as to Squires's death showed that at the end of November 'deceased was knocked down by two do...
SCENE AT A STATION ATTEMPT TO RESCUE PRISONER [Newspaper Article] — Kerang New Times — 17 March 1914
SCENE AT 'A STATION ATTEMPT TO RESCUE PRISONER '.0lss.e:'aze atterhpt made to rescue a prisoner at Stratford mttin station,-on )ecember. 18 (says "The Daily Tele graph" of January 6) 14'as recalled at 'Vest Ham police court yesterday, when Charles WYoodward, alias Percy Weeks, 35, a fish salesman, of 23 Cres c'ent road, Upton Manor, and Walter durling, 34, costermonger, of 12 Broad street, Stratford, were charged with Tbstructing police-constable William diubbard, 175K, while in the execution of his duty. Mr E. B. Knight prosecuted for the olice Commissioner; Mr J. W. Rich ards defended Woodward, and Mr W. .aybell represented Burling. Mr Knight, in his opening statement, said a man named Johnson, sent for .rial to Chelmsford for pocket-picking at Ilford skating rink, was being con 'eyed to Chelmsford. There was a desperate and regular plot to rescue him, and if he had been got away, he would have been whisked away in a motor car which was at the station in .vaiting. Constable Hubbar...
THE RETURN OF DAVY [Newspaper Article] — Kerang New Times — 17 March 1914
I(E RETURN OF DAVY (py Airchie Glkison in 'The Glas go( W Weekly Herald.") returned from abroad, hen DM'ce of some fifteen years. 5f'er an absediflQculty in locating the he had great his one and only rela whereaboutsher tndrea; sut, dogged lie, his bthkn' inquiry won the day, d painst" arned, tihrough a source rdDavy learin o aid he' least expected of being of as'v e. that his brother Andrew' rn alue, J~oss~ale Villa, Swankhill ded at To this address Davy ac bent his steps one evening, bihg eep chest tingling with a vari bt, dO em" tie muttered, as his eye 'Sly orossvale Villa, standing in ell ojerr bulit majestty in its own a ul t ord, if this is Aundra's usds. g"mtin' on in the world. But oS0coeteivable. This'll be wan o' s onrden'-hoosees, and I'll wager hue hr onlY Wan o' the lodgers." In response to his ring - the brass had such an immaculate polish he was almost afraid to touch it ihat was opened by a trim maid the deer and apron. With a ep Sl0cape ments of her eyes she Tew iu...
MARRYING OF MURPHYS GRAZING RIGHTS AND AFFECTIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang New Times — 17 March 1914
MARRYINO OF MURPPHYS GRAZING RIGHTS .AN.D AFFEC TIONS. The marrying season is coming on in Connaught-it lasts from about mid January until Lent - and important questions have to be settled. They are questions of money mainly (says the Connaught correspondent of "The Daily Express') because Mary Murphy may be as beautiful as the Dark Rosaleen herself, but if she has not £60 or so by way of a dowry, or a farm with graz ing for about four cows, she is not go ing to find a husband in Mayo. It is hard to believe that so charming a people as the Irish peasantry, to whom the poets have ascribed so many romantic gifIs, should measure the ten derest passion in the terms of gazing rights for four cots, but M n O'Brolligan, who takes an herey interest in the concerns of the! con gested district from which I write, as sures me that they all' do. Mr O'Brolligan thinks romance may still linger in Walsall and Stow-on-the WVold, but he says it has not been known about Ballina since the Widow Mullig...
SAFETY IN AIR THE NEW STABILISER [Newspaper Article] — Kerang New Times — 17 March 1914
SAFETY IN AIR THE NEW STABILISER Mr Orville Wright's prediction about the popularity and cheapness of aero planing as a national pastime in 1914 ('ays the .New York correspondent of 'The Daily Telegraph") is endorsed by many people here; who believe that a really eflicient "stabiliser" w'll shortly be placed on the market. The Ameri can inventor's device, so successfully tested at Dayton, Ohio, as described al ready in "The Daily Telegraph," con sists of a compensating appliance at tached to the steering post, which, wvhen the machine suddenly dips or swerves, automatically tips the, wing. and rudder to the proper positions. Mr Wright made seven circles without touching any of the controlling levers. Several times the craft appeared to be diving, but on each occasion righted it self automatically. The Ilights were made on the fifth anniversary of the winning of the Michelin trophy by Wilbur Wright, in France. To-day a daily aeroplane passenger eerv!Ce was inaugurated between Tampa, ...
FREAK TROUSERS AMERICAN IDEA RIDICULED. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang New Times — 17 March 1914
FREAK TROUSERS AMERICAN IDEA RIDICULED. Some of us (says "The Daily Tele graph" of January 7) remember Mr Walter Passmore's exultant exclama tion in "The Earl and the Girl"-"It ain't the coat wot makes the man; why, demme, it's the trousers." So, evi dently, think certain sartorial experts in America, when they suggest, as we are told, that fashion is about to pre scribe to the "nuts" on the other side, nether garments that shall be "slashed" oi' "slit," just as women's skirts are, according to the prevailing vogue. Of course, the prospect of "slashed" trou sers opens up-as it were-endless pos -sibilities, even to the average male mind. We seem to see visions of open work socks vastly more elaborately embroidered than they are now in Dudeland.. Also do there seem to loom up enchanting dreams of fairy foot wear, bajewelled shoe-strings, and dainty garters-with, perhaps, a bit of airy frilling thrown in. For, once you open the floodgates of fashion at the trousers seams from the knee ...
POSTAGE STAMPS EGYPT'S ISSUES [Newspaper Article] — Kerang New Times — 17 March 1914
POSTAGiE STAMPS EGYPT'S ISSUES (By Fred. J. Melville, in "The Daily Telegraph.") The IKhedive Abbas .Hilmi cele brates this day the twenty-second an niversary of his accession (January 8, 1892), and the new stamps of Egypt which have been ready for some time have been withheld for issue to-day. The new stamps have been expected for some months past, the intention of the authorities to have new stamps being first announced in "The Daily Telegraph" in October, 1912. The cur rent number of "The Near East" pre sents a supplement giving illustrations of to-day's issue, showing the stamps to be distinctly Egyptian in design, and not less characterfstic in execution of the typography of the London firm of Messrs De La Rue and Cozihpany Limited. As "The Near East" states, the most significant fact about the new issue is the use of English wording for French; for "Poste Egyptiennes" is now substituted "Egypt Postage," and the value "Un Millieme" gives place to "One Millieme," etc. All the va...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Kerang New Times — 17 March 1914
MJlrs Martn begs to notify that she is opening a fish shop in O'Donnell's buildings, Wellington Street., Fresh oy sters crays, fresh and smoked fis5, mussels, etc., cold lunches, aitemnoon !$aa, h95 aupperg lill Eidaighte. Advt. TENDERS. OEPARATE Tenders will be receivedup to noon 26th March, 1914, for the Erec tion of Two Wooden Dwellings on Allot ment 131D, Dingee Estate, and Allotment 5, Section A, Echuca Estate. Tenders, accompanied by a deposit of £5, must be lodged with the Secretary, Oloser Settlement, Lands Department, Melbourne, endorsed "Tender for erection of house The lowest or any tender not necessarily accepted. Plans and Specifications may be seen at the Closer Settlement Office, Lands Depart ment, Melbourne, and at the State Divers and Water Supply Commission's Offices, Rochester, Dendigo, Ecisuca and Kerang, J. E JENKINS, For State Rivers and Water Supply Com mission. STATE RIVERS AND WATER SUPPLY COMMiSSION. LEASING OF SWAN HILL LANDS. rlIHIRTEEN farms are availabl...
KERANG SCHOOL CO[?] ELECTION OF ME[?] [Newspaper Article] — Kerang New Times — 17 March 1914
KERANG SCHOOL [COMMITTEE] ELECTION OF ... The period of office of ... School Committee [having] ... a public meeting has ... moned for the purpose of ... ting candidates for ... for a period of these ... meeting will be held on ... evening next, the 19th ... o'clock, in the Higher ... School. The members of the ... committee are: Mr ... thorne. Chairman: ... [Rev] Trinham, Correspondent ... [Mes-] dames Cullen (recently .. and Waddell.;Dr Malb Messrs. Geo. W. Adams ... Whiting. &nbsp; It has been duri,0 of office held by the townsfolk, that the mentary School Wi in Kerang, and 1 raised by grant ao for the generalida1 *tersrelating to £act Great credit idoe1 ing committee for tt hearted spirit in members have eid study the best inter0~ local school. Sev constitute a ful Ladies and gentlete,, for nomination, and not be parents of ehe but only the parentse of enrolled children, to vote. Both pareiti to exercise their votea number of nominatioi must be voted for, lie a School Co...
OBITUARY. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang New Times — 17 March 1914
OBITUARY, We regret extremely to report the death of Mr Charles Arbuthnot for some time has sated a_ the Barham sawmills, Do suffered for some time frmOt, but being of a strong having a determined w.li . obvious necessity to li , mit to medical treatmhent and thereby encoursge. the malady on his h i cause of his not taski' and treatment earlier w. tereat in the busines desire to see that everd 0 I properly. This w r;ied s9 considered by his .ril?d dermined his health l more susceptible to phoid, from which he iL at last gave in 113 medical aid to be O.h t, bourne. When Mr Aruth Melbourne he was'n ." and shortly P.sso , He passed away at a^Pi at St. Kilds. The eO ? onus d universal reg 0,8d Barham and the so"r where he was well k respected. Tbs late had resided nearly the i, in and about soon o . many years ano5ar M owned by .is brotheri twoY? Arbuthnot, and a ble took up the respnf manager of the B?s, .d-he ing his manag5~¶ent tel into a large and v e oern. The deceas· "d and two da...
SWAN HILIS TO KERANG AND BENDIGO. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang New Times — 20 March 1914
SWAN HILTT'Ti)EO KERANG AND BENDIGO. Daily h am Swan Hill (dep) - ... .. Lake Bogsa ... - .. Mystic Park .... - Lske Charm ... .. Ft, ep ... 6 0 South Kerang . . - Tragowel . .. 6 21 M Macorna .. .5 ... ... Mincha ... ... 650 Pyramid Hill ... 7 10 .. ... Mologa .. 733 .. Mitiamo (arr) ... -".. ? 745 .. -,, (dep)... :.. 8 Prairie ... : .. 8 22 ... Dingee .., x8=36 *** Tandara - ... : :_; 8 48::.. Raywood ... .. 9 18 ... Sebastian ... .. 932 Woodvale ... ... 'j 9 48 Eaglehawk r ... -::.. 10 20 . " Bendigo (arr) -.. 10 45 ... - ,, (dep) ; .. 12 ... . Melbourne arr .. 3 55 * On Mon Wed an Fri this train will leave Bendigo at 6 5p' Melbourne at 9 59 p m - NOTE-On Fridays a car is attached to the goods train lesadig at6 a m and arriving at Kerang at 8 a nm, returning from Kerag and arriving at Swan Hill at 9 pm
CHILLINGOLLAH & ULTIMA TO BENDIGO Tues Thur Mon & Sat only [Newspaper Article] — Kerang New Times — 20 March 1914
CHILLINGOLLAH & ULTIMA KERANG AND K00o TO BENDIGO TRAMWAY Tues Thur Mon & Sat only Daily excepting am am Chillingollsh 6 40 -1 Waitchie 7 10 120 sa Gowan 7 35 - 8 ) Ultima . 840 230 Kerang (dEp) 8 Meatian 9 5 2 53 Yeoburn Lalhert 9. 40 3 30 Hinkson's 910 Cannie ... (I10 4 Gannawarra 931 SQuambatook 10 47 4 40 Koondrook (arr) 11 - Mon Wed (dep) 111l Fri Gannawarra 11 Boort 1245 6 10 Hinkson's 11 B endigo arr 6 5 11 Yeoburn .* * l S. Kerang BENDIGO TO ULTIMA AND OHILLINGOLLAH F ly Mon Wed and Fri am s Bendigo 12 125 Boor 5 20 Kerang (dep) '" Quambatook .. 6 50 Yeoburn " S Cannie 7 13 Hinkson's * Lalber 7 44 Gannawarra 9 Meatian ... 89 Kocndrcok (arr) 10 M W F S Koondrook (dep) 10 Ultima 9 10 Gannawarra *" 10 Gowan 9 27 Hinkson's '" Waitclde ... 9 57 Yeoburn "' 11 hObiUUgollh ?. 1035 Kera
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Kerang New Times — 20 March 1914
8 ANDHURST and Northern District" TRUSTEES, Exocutors, and Agency S OMPANY, Limited. (ESTABLISHED 1888.) S " When making your Will appoint this Company Executor, it being empowered ? by Special Act of Parliament No 979 to act as Executor, Administrator, or Trustee. MONEY TO LEND. . JAMES P. B. McQUIE, Manager. i" Local Agent-DoNALD MoDoNALD, View Street, Bendigo, Half S: LE Yearly L - AT THlE eoronation Store IS NOW ON. ,NOTE A FEW QUOTATIONS Men's Denims from ls 11d pair, White and Unbleached Sheeting from 9-d yard. Forfar from 5, vard. See the line of Prinus at 4s 9d doz Gents Tennis Shirts from Is 9d All lines in Dreses have been reduced to prices that must take on Suit Cases in all sizes at cost prices iE very line in stock will be reduced in price so that bargains are found in all Departments. JAMES MUNRO, ". oronaation Store, Kerang. WE CAN SUPPLyE :A =LL YOU REQUIRE IN Thl\WAY OF Fancy. Goods, Stationery, Bbks, Toys, School Requisites, ehina &liasswar e Ornaments,. Si...