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NEWMARKET, WEDNESDAY, 14th JANUARY. FAT CATTLE. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 17 January 1914

NEWMARKET, WEDNESDAY, 14th JANUARY. .EA. •CATTLE. 3350 yarded, comprising 1150 from Nei South Wales, 7iO from North-Eastern disirict. 200 from Northern district, 400 drom Western district, 500 from Gl~ps Faund.and 320 from .outh G'pliaknd, and consisting of ,200 bullocks and 1150 cows. A lg:u' Iproportion con sisted of medium 'to good qualities,aitha moderate Proportion of prime he.avy bullocks. The demaund was; brisk, and v--? nruld fully equal to late rates. Closing sales, hoIlcvr:, were slightily asier. Prins2 iens of bnllorks, forn £!11 to £12; extra do., do., from 313 10/ to .Ei; Roo:I do. do.. from o9 10/ to £10 10/; good light iiad handy .wei'hts front £8 to £9 5/; second and inferior. from x; prlime pens of cows, from £7 10/ to £8 10/; extra do. d., to £9 1i/; good do. do., from £6 to £7isecond and in ferior, from £0. The following ari approximate averages of prin cipal lots: 8 bullocks, Morgan, Jack River ..l..4....£14 0 0 8 do.', Morgan, Deron .. ..'.. ..... .... 13 15 0' ...

Publication Title: Leader
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
GRASS AND FENCING DESTROYED BENDIGO, Monday. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 17 January 1914

GRASS AND FENCING DESTROYED BENDIGO, Monday. A bush fire broke out on Dr. Atkinson's Ravenswood Estate, east of the railway line, on Friday, and spread over Preston Vale and "The Springs," a popular -picnic resort, and thence onward towards Sedg- wick and Mandurang. Hundreds of acres of grass and a considerable amount of fenc- ing were destroyed, while the residences of Messrs. J. Young, A. Wirth,. G. Storey and others were only saved after strenuous exertions by a large corps of fire fighters led by Cr. F. Osborne.

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Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 17 January 1914

BIRTH, MARRIAGE AND DEATHS. COLLINS.—On the 15lth December, to Mr. and Mrs. R. W. Collins, Looney-street, Rutherglen—a son (William Robert). DAVEY (nee Geddes).—On the 20th December, at Young-street, Frankston, to Mr. and Mrs. H. E. Davey—a son (Horace David).   DAVY (nee Champney).—On the 2nd January, at 'Wolfdene," Ligar-street, Ballarat, to Mr. and Mrs. Jas. H. Davey—a daughter. Both well. DAVY.—On the 7th January, at Nurse Sinfield's   private hospital, to Mr. and Mrs. H. S. Davy, "Craigdarrock," Tatura—a son. JOHNSON (nee Nixon).—On the 2nd January, to Mr. and Mrs. J. Johnson, "Reswick," Gibbs-street, Rocksdale—a son. Both well. NOLAN (nee Salter).—On the 9th January, at Nurse Ward's hospital, Beech Forest, the wife of Abe Nolan—a son.   SAUNDERS.—On the 25th December, 1913, at Clif- ton, Pyrmont, Sydney, to Mr. and Mrs. A. Saun- ders—a daughter.   SCOTT.— On the 27th December, at Pyalong Park, Pyalong, to Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Scott—a daught...

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Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
OLD WOMAN'S HOARD. OVER A HUNDRED SOVEREIGNS. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 17 January 1914

OLD WOMAN'S HIOARD. OVER. A HUNDRED SOVERIEIGNS. When Mr. A. M. Welch, estate agent, called for the weekly rent at 5 Gardner street, North. Melbourne, on Monday, the •occupant of the premises asked in a weak voice from within that a doctor and a constable should be sent to her. The agcnt immediately informed the police. Constable M''Cluskey and Dr. Marsden arrived to the house. They found that the occupant of the three-roomed dwelling., which was in a dirty, dilapidated condition. in the heart of a slum area, was prostrated with a serious ailment in her legs. She gave her name as Rebecca, Crozier, and said she was a widow, 68 years of age. Her body was greatly emaciated, and her sur- roundings filthy. Beyond a few dry crusts and some every malodorous butter, there did not appear to be any food in the house. The woman stated* that she had had "nothing to eat but quinine and vinegar" for five days. As this did not appear 'to the constable to be a very sulbstantial diet, he asked her i...

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Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
MOTORS AND MOTORING. MOTOR CAR RELIABILITY CONTEST. ALMOST A FATALITY ON BULLI PASS. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 17 January 1914

MOTORS AND MOTORING BY STEERING COLUMIN   MOTOR CAR RELIABILITY CONTEST. FROM MELBOURNE TO SYDNEY.     ALMOST A FATALITY ON BULLI PASS. At 7.30 a.m. on Wednesday, 7th January, a big crowd commenced to gather to watch the 20 com petitors set out on their 600 odd miles to Sydney. The first of the cars left at 8 a.m., after being weighed at the adjacent weighbridge. The follow ing is a list of the cars and their weights:- Weight. Time. Name and Car. Cwt. Q. l.b. M. S. A. Hoette (Vic.), 12 Benz ...... 30..2 ....23 ..... 4.. 39   P. Meyer (N.S.W.), 12 Benz ... 30 ..1..... 0 .. ....4 53½ A. G. Staley (Vi.) 10 Stoewer ..27 ..0.... 0 .. ....5 32½ Boyd Edkins (N.S.W.), 20 Vauhall .......... .. .34... 0.... 8 .. 8...3.. 41½ A. V. Turner (N.S.W.), 25 Benz ...........40 ...6..20....3...27¾           C. E. Liddell (Vic.), 16 Fafnir 32...1.... 4...... 4 ..35¾   &am...

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Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
ANOTHER MOTOR FATALITY. CHILD KILLED AT RICHMOND. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 17 January 1914

Another Motor Fatality   CHILD KILLED AT RICHMOND. A fatal motor accident occurred on Mon day afternoon at the intersection of Bridge road and Watham-street, Richmond, Doro thy Moran, aged 6and half years, daughter of the licensee of the 8tar and Garter Hotel, bic ing killed. The child was knocked down by the car, which passed over her chest. She died a few moments afterwards while clasped in the arms of her another, who witnessed the accident. Just before 1 o'clock Mrs. Moran and the child got off a tram car opposite the hotel. Tle little girl ran gaily across the road to meet her father, and as she did so the motor car, which was being driiven by Mr. William Wilson, of kew. came around the right hand side of the tram and crashed into her. She was knocked   down by the splashboard of the car, and the wheels passed-across her. Immediately   afterwards the child was carried into the   hotel, but she died before a doctor arrived. The...

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Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
RECORD-BREAKING AVIATOR. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 17 January 1914

REDOGRIiD dEAKI\G -AVIATOR. Henry G. Hawker, the young Australianaviator, coonrpanied by his- meelhanic,. Cauper, are pas sc'gers for Melhboirne by thle flaloja on Tuenday. These teo Australians created a· sensa-tion ii Sep tenmber laEt by almost vinning the "Daily Mail" prizecfor the circumnr'aigation of ,Great Britain. Hlawker holds thle British duratmion record of 8 hours 23 ri~nutes, and lthe IBritis{h height decord, with "pilot alone, of 11,450 fect, and the British bieg-ht e?colrd, with pilot and two paseg!gers, of 10,600 feet. He alko holds the *world's height .record, with pilot ind three passenges, of 8100 feet.

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Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
COURSING COURSING GOSSIP. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 24 January 1914

COUFRS _G 80881P, BY HOTSPUR. I .am sorry to heIar that tile popular Traralgon courser, Count E. K. von IIorn, was the victin_ of a motor car accident recently, and was fur some time unable to get about without the aid of a pair of crutches. The committee of the Victoria Cdursing. Club held a r:eeting at.oeelong onr Tuelsday last, whenl Mr. John Munday presided, and there was a fairly good nmster of members. in attendance. The business before the meeting was only of , routine character. Mr, IIawkes, of Geelcng. made a dlonation to the club of the debentures held by him. It was reported that the sewerage opera tions now in course of progress on the plumpton were nearl completed. "Rocks," ?endigo, is informed that Kow Lily was a f.w b, by Tumult (imp.) from Ruby, by Žiutlad (imp;)--Romp. She won the V..C.. Oaks .in S11, and was subsequently sold biy auction to the late .Mr. Win. M'Culloch for 75 guineas., Miss Sybi!, a r b, by IMaster Willie from Sybil, won the YV..G. Oaks in 1892. In...

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Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
AN ECCENTRIC JUDGE. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 24 January 1914

AN ECCENTR1C' JUDGE. The most eccentric of all the judges on tile Scottish bench was Lord Eskgrove, a judge at the beginnirig of last century. Ac cording to his colleague, Lord Cockburn "a more ludicrous person tihan Eskgrove could not exist. I'eop!e seemed to have nothing to do but tell s`tories of this one iman. To be able to give an anecdote of Elkgrove, ivith a proper imitation. of nis voice and manner. was a sort of fortune in society." Condemning a tailor to death for murder ing a soldier 'Lord Eskgrove Iemarked: "Not only did you murder him, whereby he was bereaved of life; but you did thrust, or push, or pierce, or .project, or propel the lethal weapon through his regi mental breeches, wuhich awere his Majes ty'.". Sentencing two criminals for house breaking with violence, after detailing the way they attacked the pcrsons of the house, Eskgrove went on: "All this you did, God preserve us, just as they were sitting down to dinner."

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 24 January 1914

FTrGO SALE.--Four IREYIOUNDI) PUPS, Iby. SYoung Kelvin Yett-UEIiia (oldsm1ifh, ex 0ora.. lite, whelpedl L 7tih Doecmober, 1913;- -"i:jiher litter by 'nte dog, whllped 2Iith Nov?'el'br, 1913; price, £2 10/: FIrcight oetra. J. fOUtlr,, "I\'"lanhoe Ct~t bigc," olt Ford-stroct, lwar l?iDrobiu Creek, Ivan hoe. . SASHP W STRAS are excellent room ipants. Stands to hold the pots. are inexpensive. As shown here, 3 ft. High, 3/6; 3 ft. 6 in., 4/6. In White Enamel, Brown or Green. Other styles in Oak, WValuat t Fti i s h, Wick e r, &c., will be found in OUR NEW HOMWE CATA LOG, sent free by post. WRITE Prcr-DAY FOR IT. You wvill find in its pages everything possible for the Home-actual photo graphs, lowest cash prices, and de scliptions.. WE PAY OA.TRIAGE ON ALL CASH ORDERS. RICHMOND FURNiSHING CO. 116-118- 120 Swan-st., S• RICHMOND, !Where You Can Get Any quantity A sweet-toned of furniture for RENARDI Piano a; small' deposit (iron-framed 'and anld easy month- 'triclord), for £1 ly pay...

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THE P. AND O. COMPANY. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 24 January 1914

THE P. AND O. COMPANY. Since the P. and 0O. began its career in 1837 by running boats from London to. Lisbon, it ]has had only one serious crisia to face, and that crisis brought griS't to the mill ef its rivans. It arose out of the .c~ - 'pletihn of the Suez Canal, a The P. aid O., before the waterway drew the world's fleets, to India, had enjoyed a monopoly, and a delightful old-world monopoly it was. Yua-itook sl.ip to Alexandria down the Mahmoudeh Canal to the Nile, and so to C.i'io. And now began the excitement. A hundred miles of desoirt had to be crossed and you crossed them in an omnibus ' Sometimes 3000 camels were needed to shift a ship's cargo from the Mediterranean :,to the Red Sea. . When the canal was fin.jisied a'l this hpge machinery became useless. The dir;ctorsi were slow to scrap their cami's and thliri omniluses, and came perilously near ruin b fore accepting the cainml as a .less;lig. ''To Sir' Thomas Sutherlaud the credit is due of adapting the great. tle'; to ...

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Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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WILLIAMSTOWN RACING CLUB WEIGHTS. MONDAY, 26th JANUARY. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 24 January 1914

WJILLIAMSTOWN RACING CIUIB U: WEIGHTS. - MOYDAY, 26th JANUARY. I' le Rakce, t~wo miles.--['0lpin, 11.7; Domus, o.1?''ooiiah; 10.9; Portlock? 10.7; Avoca, 10.0; .Commaoiwiealh, Fiinch, Lucy Barr, 9.7 ;. Seldom, 9.5; i;ildeer, 9.0. * Maiden lPlate, of 100 sors.; flhe furlongs. 1lioniedl, 9.1; Midland Boy, Posadena, Andricula, 8.12; Sir Jack, Magic King, Wyneih, '8.11; Biow more,. S.6; Campus, Mailvacerous, Poppeja, Pernic liety, P'iti.burgh, Ana.:a, T.N.O., 8.3; Boytah, Ra hoen, 6.12; 1'aarl, 6.9. Foundation Day Cup, one mile and three fur. longs.-.Arora, 9.0; Diabolo, 8.0; La George, St. Vano, ;.11; Gladwyn, 7.6; Pearl King, 7.4; Indiscreet, 7.0; .Moncdia, \\ingaara, Gaby, 6:7. Steeplechase, two miles.--Confide, 11.7; Foster ton, 10.9; W.T.S., The Guide, 10.7; King Darius, 10.2; Payvto,. 10.0; Talarno, Seldom, 9.12; Tam burello, 9.10; Pinprees, 9.8; Reldas, Camasade; 9.5. * Aunniversary HItandicap, one mile.-Atora. 0.8; Two Ales, 8.7; harl Godwin,- 8.5; Effecr v'esoone, Miss (Gwoer, ...

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Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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LARGE COAL FIELDS NEAR THE SOUTH POLE. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 24 January 1914

LARCE COAL FIELDS NEAR ITE SOUTH ,POE. Deposits of coal, which may prove to be the most extensive unvworked coal lields in the world, vwere discovered in the An tarctic by the Shaclleton and Scott ex .pcditions. In one sandstone and. shale cliff; the Shackleton party found seven out cropping seams of coal, which were 7 feet thick, includinga few clay bands, and tests of specimens have shown the coal to be of workable quality. Th'? same field extends 050 miles northard from the head of the fBeardmnore glacier, 'according to Scott's geologists. -

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Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
TROTTING. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 24 January 1914

TROTTINC, Owners of trotters are reminded that a couple of trotting events, one for'horses 2 .45 or better, and the other for hor~ses 2.40 or better, are included in the programme of thc meeting, to be held on the B3endigo Jockely Chlb's course on 4th. and 5tl Feb rinary, in aid of the Bendigo Sanatorium. In each case, the stake is 50 sovs., and the dist.an'ce one mile' and a quarter. Mr. J. J. Kelly. will frame the distance handicaps. Eutries close on Tuesday next, 27th inst. Apart from.the postponed meeting of the MIelbourne Trotting Club, which is to be held at. Riclhmond next Tuesday, the club ms advertising another~.prograinme for Mon day, 2id February. 'hlld h elbourne Trotting Club's Thousand Dlerby for th;ree-year-oldb trotter's and Pacc?- w:ill be run at Riclunond ou Fri·day, oth Mlarch:

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Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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PHILADELPHIA'S CITY HALL. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 24 January 1914

PHILADELPHIA'S CITY HALL. Philadelphia': City. Hall is one of its most striking architectural features. ' It occupies the site of a quadrangle originally surveyed by WilliamPenn as a public park, at the intersedtin of Broad and Market PIHILADELPHIA'S CITY IIALL. streets.. The building is the largest sin~gle structure in the world dievoted exclusively to municipal purposes. It is about 475 feet square, and is of white marble. In its vast coilrt.vard a full division of infantry might be massed with case. The great tower-rises to a height of 543 feet, which is surjpassed by only two of New York's most modern skyscrapers. It is surmounted by a bronze statue oi William Penn, the founder, of heroic size.

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Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
PROTECTING FIRE FIGHTERS ON THE IMPERATOR. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 24 January 1914

PaROTECTINC FIRE FICHTERS ON THE °:-· I . M IPERATOR. *. The latest type of fire fighter's protective helmet and oxygen apparatis has been in s talled on the. Imperator for use in investi gating and fighting fires in portions of the ship that are likely to become filled with a·moke. Fresh air is constantly supplied by means of the bellows, while the inves tigator is always in communication witn PROTECTIVE APPARA~TUS FOR FIRE~ FIGHT'E RS ON THE I~PEjRATOR. oi: ne of the officers on the bridge through a' -isbpeaking tu'be connected with the air. "hosdse. An essential part of the equipment :is .a rope tied around the man's waist by which he. can be hauled out in case he is S.' iovercome or injured. This type c% equip .:i.: nent will probably be installed on all the ;.:modern trans-Atlantic steamships.

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Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
POST CLIMBING DEVICE WITHOUT SPIKES. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 24 January 1914

POST CLIMBINC DEVICE .WITHOUT SPIKES. A"A:: " friction post climbing apparatus to t: : ake the" place of t.he usual linemen's spikes has been invented in England. It : s ?safer than spikes, does not deface the posts, and with it a metal post as well as -a wooden one can be climbed. Two clamps, .one with toe holds for the feet and the other with handlss ,and- a strap to go around t;he body, are used in the outfit; .arid..d ach clamp, consisting of two semi circular steel straps, bolted to an exten lion arm, is constructed, so that weil~t .iapplied to the end of the extension arm c.auses the straps to grip the post, as is shown in the picture of the man on a lamp post-. WhVlen the weight is removed the clamp slides easily on the post. With this apparatus, a lineman goes up a post like a measuring worm, moving one clamp 'while his weight is on tile other, and tak ing iupiard steps 2 feet' long. The outfit .ivill suplport two tons, and the heavier the man the better it holds. Two screws...

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Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
MOTTOES ON DOORS. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 24 January 1914

. . MOTTOrS .DOOiS From a collection of moifto?. iu:nscribd on the > doom of the dwellings oftinOus.minc, pubalihed in the New York "Tribuni,' we take thle iol lowing: .olo Londdol loo b hadc. i~ith tomething of the pride that apes humility to his youtlhful exper ences as i traImp. NevcertheIes, those:experiences have not taught hlim hospitality to the masses. On the front door of his ho:ne in Galiforpia this legend greets the wayfarer ..'So Admissioni Except on Business. No l.u-iness T ran.iactcd Here.". 'hlie back door is equally forbidding: "Please," so runs the sign, "do'not eiiter without knock ing. Please do not kntock . ." 'fhere is a French proverb which says, ."By reason of a punctuation miark Martin lost iris don key.'f And thereby lhngs :. tale.:-. Ove:r the Abbey' of AsinelIlo"in Italy (as nelo, it may be further:.cxphri.taed, is a diminutive, meaning a little ass); there once presided a libernl-minded monk, who caused these verces to be insciibed over the outside doo...

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Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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ROPE-FILLED HORSESHOE FOR CITY STREETS. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 24 January 1914

]ROE-4ILLED HORSESHOE FOR CITY S STREETS. S~rope fille2d horseshoe tha't is new in thidn country, but is in common use in Germany, may solve one of the greatest problems .in shoeing city horses, that of S roviding a shoe that will grip slippery S -asphalt and ipaved street surfaces,. -The .,tread surface of the shoe is made with raised edges and 'in the groove thus formed. ' ar salked rope is securely fastened sod that -'-it .piojects slightly below the metal' edges. T"he rope centre mnak,?s a cushion for the h-, orse and.. quiclkly pickls up sand and small " tones,: which bIjecome pernmnently im S..i"edded in the surface and supply the fric tion necessary to prevent slipping.

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AMONGST THE WORKERS. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 24 January 1914

AMIONGSTS THIE WORIERS. Though there are at Williamstown piers men ready to :resort to extreme measures, the- Williamstown stevedores as a body are more peaceably inclined than the steve dorcs of Port Melbourne. Fully half of the latter are pronouncedly in favor of direct methods, and are prepared at'any moment to down cldog-hooks to enforce their demands. While the large majority of Williamstown stevedores are favorable to leaving the conduct of affairs it the crisis to their union and its officers, preferring conciliation and arbitration to the brutal strike, the- Port Melbourne. stevedores, to a very large extent, are. looking for trouble. They openly declare that the only way to induce the ship own'ers to "do the fair thing," as they phrase it, is to promote a stri'e amongst those employed in shipping: pursuits throughout Australia. And it is by no means- certain that in tile end the extremists will not carry the day. M.annwhiue the wharf laborers employed on the wharfs at Melbo...

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