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HIGH JUMPING FOR HORSES. NEW AUSTRALIAN RECORD. [Newspaper Article] — Warracknabeal Herald — 6 January 1914
HIGH JUMPING FOR HORSES. NEW AUSTRALIAN RECORD. Some splendid high jumping was witnessed at the Castlemaine carnival on the Camp Reserve on Friday. The competing horses in the champion high jumping contest were Mr. J. G. Ro bins' Snowilake and. pony Bobs; Mr. Bert Harry's Loppyi Mr. Oweri Mar tin's Sandy, Messrs. J. and J. Slavin's Comet, and Mrs. P. H. Phillips' Cor dite. 'At 8ft. 2in.. Bobs and Comet wont out, and were followed by Lop py and iSnowilake at Oft. 4in. Oordtta cleaved 6ft. Gin., but failed at>&lt;Sft. 8in.. which Sandy cleared, and thereby won ■ the prize of £25 and a champion cup, valued at:£5 B/. Not content with tills victory, Sandy's owner.attempted to win the committee's special prize for the horse that cleared 7ft; lie wou ■ this* and afterwards tried to break the Australian record : ol 7ft. 2in., niado recently at Bendlgo bj Bronl Bros.' Landlock. The jump was made 7ft. 2%ln„ and was- cleared by Sandy. It was carofully measured by the mayor (Cr. Corn...
GREAT FLIGHT PLANNED. AFRICA TO BE TRAVERSED. [Newspaper Article] — Warracknabeal Herald — 6 January 1914
GREAT FLIGHT PLANNED. AFRICA TO BE TRAVERSED. « N Tulcs Vedrlnos, the famous aviator, ■who recently completed a flight from * Paris to Cairo, has been requested by the French Aerial League to continue hi-> ilfKht from Cairo to Cape Town, v Provision is being made at Mom bassa, Zanzibar, Mozambique, Quill m uic, and Beira, to establish stop ping places under the guidance of the French Consuls. If Vedrines refuses, the League will entrust the flight to another aviator.
CABLE NEWS. "HERALD" SPECIAL SERVICE. (PER REUTER.) TRAPPED BY FLAMES. VICTIMS LEAP TO DEATH. EIGHT PERSONS KILLED, NEW YORK, 1st January. [Newspaper Article] — Warracknabeal Herald — 6 January 1914
St ' CABLE NEWS. "HERALD" SPECIAL SERVICE. (PER REUTER.) TRAPPED BY FLAMES. §H ■ VICTIMS LEAP TO DEATH. EIGHT PERSONS KILLED, iffl NEW YORK, 1st January. j A cnsational lire, which was nttcn with serious loss of life, occurred *> In t night in a tenement house in the ciowded "East side" district of Now Yoik The fire started on the ground floor, f -JaiHl the flames cut off the escape of Hhe inmates by means of the stairs. >When fire escapes were got into po ' ition they were rushed by the panic ttlcken people in the puper stories. Some persons leaped frantically to the * tictt below, and were killed. Others waited for the arrival of the firemen, while several nrndo their cscape over tlio loofs of the adjoining houses. u &lt; Toui persons who jumped from the X»re escapes were seriously injured, and 1 > others were hurl, less severely. Tho e who perished were live men and three women.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Warracknabeal Herald — 6 January 1914
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MEETING AT BRIM. VOTE OF CONFIDENCE PASSED. [Newspaper Article] — Warracknabeal Herald — 6 January 1914
MEETING AT BRIM. j VOTE OF CONPliDBNCE PASSED/ The Minister of Agriculture, Mr. Hutchinson, "delivered his opening ad dress at the'Brim Hall yesterday after noon. Though the. time: was unsuit able for the farming community, there.was a large attendance. .-Mr., John-Marslimau. was voted to the chair, in the absence of Cr. S. R. King, who was Indisposed.. Mr., 'Hutchinson, who' had a good reception, said he appreciated the con fldeuce-that had beon. reposed in him during his term as representative of the Borung electorate. When he ro ceiyed'.the news that lie had been se lected as a member -ot the present Ministry lie- felt proud of. the. honor conferred upon him and the constitu . en'cy, and he1 had no hesitation In ac cepting the position. (Applause.) By doing that, however,,.he .seemed ,to have placed his head on the..execu tioner's block. "(Laughter.) It \yas the first . occasion in the political history of r Boning that the .honor Jiad been con* ferred Aipon the elecorate ef havi...
Mr. Hutchinson's Candidature. OPENING THE CAMPAIGN. [Newspaper Article] — Warracknabeal Herald — 6 January 1914
j Mr. Hutchinson's Candlda I ture. OPENING THE CAMPAIGN. ■Mr. W. Hutchinson, Minister, of "Wa ter Supply and Agriculture, ; -will apeak In the Melba Hall .this evening at 8 o'clock, when he will be suppor ted by the Hon. John Murray, Chief Secretary, Sir Alexander Peacock, Minister of Education and Labor,-and the Hon. P. Hagelthorn',- Minister of Public Works. Cr; W. P., Schickeriing, chairman of Mr. Hutchinson's com mittee, will . preside. The .gathering, from a political point of view, will be one of the most important held in Warracknabeal for. many years, and a large attendance Is expected. A successful. meeting in support of Mr. Hutchinson's candidature was held at Murtoa on Friday. . There' -$vas a good attendance, and a strong work ing^committee was formed. To-morrow Mr. Hutchinson'-, will speak at Murtoa, and on Thursday lie will visit Banyena and Rupanvup.
BRIM. CHRISTMAS DAY. [Newspaper Article] — Warracknabeal Herald — 6 January 1914
BRIM." •(Prom our Correspondent.) CHRISTMAS DAY. Christmas Day,with its blinding dust and scorching sun, was a typi cal Australian .one, and bearing in . remembrance that 85 points of*.rain'' had. fallen two days before, it was a matter of wonder, how so much dust " could Come lirsuun a-sli©rt-tlm©.AVhen i the wind had died down, the tennis -enthusiasts took part in the tourna ment. The usual entertainment was held at. night, when a., long, and var ied programme of musical items, re i citations, dialogues, and tableaux was I submitted. Two pretty tableaux re • presenting "Faith, hope,..and charity," were very much appreciated, and re | fleeted credit on all concerned.' In ! the unavoidable absence of -Mr. -John ; Marslmian, the chair was taken by i his £on, Mr. CHI. Marshman. TENUIS TOURNAMENT. A tennis tournament for two tro 1 phies given conjointly by Messrs. ; Gus. Muller and Fred. Hovey for i mixed doubles, was held on Christ mas Day, and concluded on New Year's Day. After: an e...
STATE PIPE WORKS. PURCHASE IN N.S.W. [Newspaper Article] — Warracknabeal Herald — 6 January 1914
STATE PIPE WORKS. PURCHASE IN N.S.W. The N.S.W. .Minister for Public "Works (-Afr. Griffith) concluded. on Friday an agreement for the purchase of the whole of the monier pipe works, site, contracts, stock, etc., of Gummow, 'Forrest, and Co. Limited. The amount involved,'including that represented by the stock in hand, va lued at £-14,000, aggregates a little more than- £30,000.
ENTERTAINMENTS. STAR PICTURES. [Newspaper Article] — Warracknabeal Herald — 6 January 1914
ENTERTAINMENTS, STAR PICTURES. The excellence oC the films shown at the Star Theatre was responsible for another large house on Saturday evening, and favorable criticism was expressed at the high standard of the programme shown. The star drama, HLove and War In 'Mexico," was a tine photo-play, powerfully acted and soul stirring, and it was admirably por trayed. From start to finish the audi ence followed the story with interest, the final act, in which the father gave his life to save his son, being depicted in a most realistic manner. "Buck Richards' Bride" was a grand western dram;), woll acted, and presented on a lavish scale. The scenery was good, some fine views being shown of the hills and large mobs of cattle on Che plains. Another magnificent drama, which was received with applause, was "Margaret's Painting." Tin; "Eclair Journal" was replete with notable events, various happenings in other parts of the world being shown, including n. reception to the French "President, char...
STATE POLITICS. MINISTERIAL ELECTIONS. THE BORUNG SEAT. [Newspaper Article] — Warracknabeal Herald — 6 January 1914
J STATE POLITICS. MINISTERIAL ELECTIONS. THE BORUNG SEAT. Nominations for the six Legislative Assembly seats vacated by members of that House when they were sworn in as 'Ministers in the Watt Adminis ter i ton are required to be lodged by noon to-day. Unless the unexpected happens Mr. Murray, the Chief Secretary (Warr nambool), Sir Alexander Peacock, Mill, ister for (Education (Allandale), and Mr. H. S. \V. Lawson, Minister for [Lands (Castlemaine and Maldon),wiIl | be re-elected unopposed. I Mr. W. A. Watt, the Premier (Es isetidon) will have nominated. against jhim 'Mr. F. Keane (Oppositionist), and Mr. O. Mackinnon, the Attorney-Oen. jeral (Prahran), will have as his op jponent Mr. W. H. Webber (Opposi-' tionist). Mr. F .'McRae, a Liberal can jdidate, has. announced his intention of going to the poll against Mr. W. Hutchinson, 'Minister for Water Sup-' ply (Boning). The number of electors on the rolls; for each of the three .constituencies' in which there will be contests is : — ...
MELBA PICTURES. [Newspaper Article] — Warracknabeal Herald — 6 January 1914
MELBA PICTURES. Another of the excellent pro grammes for which the above com* pany is noted was screened at "Fairy, land" last Saturday evening, and com ! prised a good selection of all star pictures. -A good two reel star dra ma, entitled, "My Lady's Jewels," was responsible for a burst of applause at the final picture. The story is one of a girl who obtains a position as maid to a wealthy lawyer's wife who has a collection of very valuable jewels. One night her son goes with ,his fiancee to a dance, and unknown to his mother, borrows the latter's je wels for his fiancee to wear. His mother finds the jewellery gone in the early morning, and Immediately has the maid arrested, but the latter's lover decides to try anfi clear the mys tery. The following morning, after his mother finds her jewellery gone, the son steals into her room to re store the jewels, but is seen by the butler, who reports the occurrence to his master, and the maid is released. Another very good drama was by the ...
CORRESPONDENCE. THE SPINELESS CACTUS. A WONDERFUL PLANT. (To the Editor.) [Newspaper Article] — Warracknabeal Herald — 6 January 1914
CORRKST'ONDENCK. THE SPINELESS CACTUS, A WONDER PUN PLANT. ("To the lOditoiO j Sir,—Tills useful and prolific plant is not yet much known, aiul it would •prove of great value to stock owners, especially In poor soils, or semi-arid country, ■where vegetation of any kind exists with difficulty.' IDuring the hot, dry seasons, or periods of drought, when all other kinds of fod der plants are languishing, or arc | destroyed with the intense heat, this j plant would be luxuriant, and being I of a rich, moist nature, the necessity j for much water, if any, would also | be greatly minimised, and it would j thus prove a great boon to stock own ers. It can readily be grown in any class of dry soil, and after the first i year will produce about 100 tons per j acre of succulent and nutritious fort j der, which can be fed when necessary ! to all kinds of stock and poultry, | and it is highly praised by the leading ; authorities. The improved varieties. | yield heavy crops of large, well flavor |...
HOW TO DESTROY BACTERIA. PRESENT METHOD OF POURING IN DRUGS. "UNSCIENTIFIC AND HARMFUL." [Newspaper Article] — Warracknabeal Herald — 6 January 1914
HOW TO DESTROY BACTERIA. PRESENT METHOD OF POURING i IN DRUGS. "UNSCIENTIFIC AND HARMFUL." Sir Almroth Wright, director in me dical charge of the department of therapeutic inoculation, St. Mary's Hospital, London, has completed his report unon the ravages of pneumonia among the miners employed in the j Rand mines. The first section of the report was published a year ago. Xn his report Sir Almroth Wright explains the experiments lie has made ! proving that pneumoniccus is a causa- j tive agent of pneumonia. Incidentally he protests that the present method1 of pouring drugs into the human body ; to destroy bacteria, without regard to ; the after effects, is unscientific and i harmful. Profession Ehrlicli'^ sal- ! varsan is an example, he states, of an absolutely scientific drug which at tacked a specific organism only, and, combined ^witli the protoplasm of • organism, formed (am inoeulous chemical compound which finally pas-: secTlife"'test'"of control"experiment;-in,] future, he. ad...
PRIME MINISTER AND KILTS. SENTIMENT A NATION BUILDER. [Newspaper Article] — Warracknabeal Herald — 6 January 1914
PRIME MINISTER AND KILTS. SENTIMENT A NATION BUILDER. Speaking at a Scotch luncheon in Sydney, -the Prime Minister, Mr. Jo seph Cook, Bald lie was glad that they had fought for their nnutlcal charac teristics'. He" was glad they had fought for the retention ot kilts. He never believed and never would believe that the retention of the kilt was going to destroy the Australian character of our army. (Loud applause.) It was all nonsense to suppose that it would. In the British army of to-day and in any other army that they know of, it was the preservation of all that was distinctive and characteristic in tho various regiments that built up that camarderie and the regimental loyalty which was so formidable a thing when the shock of battle came. (Loud applause.) The same was true In a wider sense than as relating only to the army. He. believed that in this country they would make civilisation a more (powerful, more virile, more lasting, and a more stable civilisation if they weaved into i...
TEMPERANCE NEWS. BUSINESS VIEW OF THE ALCOHOL QUESTION. [Newspaper Article] — Warracknabeal Herald — 6 January 1914
temperance news. BUSINESS VIEW OF THE ALCO HOL QUESTION. (From the N.Y. "Sun," 14th Novem ber.) The "pocket nerve," though not de lineated in works on anatomy, appears to be most influential. 'Many com mercial and manufacturing concerns have come to the conclusion that the abuse of alcohol on the part of their employes is detrimental to their in terests, and they refuse the services of men addicted to this habit. Few companies have been courageous enough to refuse employment to men who use alochol moderately, because in this country, at least, it would appear to be an infringement on per sonal liberty. Accidents like the. ter rible one on the Delaware and Lacka wanna railroad on 4th July last can not happen on the Berlint. elevated railroad because every employe before going to work must , report to a 'trust worthy officer, who ascertains whether or- not he Is under the Influence of liquor. Tt were well if all, railroad companies adopted this- rule, for it would prevent much loss; o...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Warracknabeal Herald — 6 January 1914
It Never Falls. "For years we have been using Chamberlain's Cough Remedy," says Mr. Herbert H. Woodhead, Wentworth, N.S.W. "We have six children and never use anything else for the treat ment of coughs, colds, and bronchial complaints. I confidently recommend • Chamberlain's Cough Remedy to everyone, more especially to parents, who like myself have young children's health to safeguard. It never fails to give relief in all cases. Sold by Hutchinson and Co. and J. N. Wool cott Vlalt LAWSON'S New Premier Cafe, A Nles Cup of Tea Qood Bread and Small Goods. l-M Make and Quality THIS BEST. PRICES RIGHT. HARNESS, SADDLES, and COLLARS of all descriptions In stock and Made to Order. COLLAR and SADDLE Lining and Stuffing a Speciality. J. Hamilton, SCOTT ST., WARRACKNABEAL. GRIFFITHS' WIND MILLS. SIMPLEST AND BEST. NO COGS TO cut GEAR. Troughs, pumps, and piping, and all requirements at lowest quotations. The Strongest, Simplest, and Cheap est Mill ever offered. Inspect oar exhibit at the Show...