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FASHION'S LATEST MODE. SPLIT SKIRTS COVERING TROUSERS. NEW YORK, 12th February. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 17 February 1914
FASHION'S LATEST MODI E. SPLIT SKIRTS COVLRING 'T1ROUSER.· NEW YO?KI. 12th Fohruary. ,The latest fashion in femniuin:: dress was introduced to the public of l ew Y'ork to day, ~Ild a mild sensation was createdl. Several dressmakers' mannequins appear ed on Broadway wearing split skirts, with trousers, neatly creased, showing beneath. A crowd quickly gathered, and the manne cuins wcre t;he subiect of 'much attention during their appearance in the street. Leadiing modistes declar.e that the fashliion is like!' to catch on, as" the now garb. is warm ·ac well as beii ngdiscreet. Theyv had been having a little tiff. '"Oh, of. course," Esaid A wrathfully, "I am: ol ways in the wrong." "Not ahlways," said she calmly. "Last week you admitted thidt yvou were in the wrong- " "Well, what's that ?ot to do with it?" he demanded. "NothinEg, except that you were perfecttl" right when y'ou admitted it,"' she .re~lied.
BENDIGO FRUIT MARKET. GOOD PRICES RULING. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 17 February 1914
BENDIGO FRUIT MARKET, GOOD PRICES RULING. J Surpriso was expre.sed by several local fru,. growers on Friday, when they learned that there had been a-glut of pears, peaches annd plums in the Sydney market at the begin. inng of the week, as. the last returns from that city received locally w ere ery jati factory. No official intimation has been re ceived last week, regarding ccnsignment. of .' fruit to Sydney by local growers, one of whom despatched 200 cases to Sydney on Thurs day. This i,. not unusual, as it ttakos several days for the retuins of sales to reach the growers. Several local fruit-growers are in the habit of sending fruit to Sydney notwithstanding the fact that prices during the current sea son havy been very firm in Bondigo. I Eerly in the senson an offer was made by certain wholesalc fruit merchants to give 4/ per cais for fruit as it stood on the trees, the pilr chaser paying all the ccst of labor and in cidental exp6nscs. Several growers closed with this offer, but ...
SATURDAY'S SHARE MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 17 February 1914
S i1? IIDAY' SHARE MA1RK l'. TIhe* increse' grolr yicld O ca b. aturda. was not reflcctcd by appnr. slleciable iu Cr~a,:l wi .the volume bf 'busiicss, Gr'V. Extende -'Hustles;:. de?pit' tihe:' splendid idntuiinandll dchll.ahiion, of 'a shilhng. djvi. • deid sold at 13/10. and 14/2. ThIe latt??r: rcato is onlyv a s!ight advance 'on the price~s v'aid for the scripj ~crly fi the weiak. United Hustlers und R?cdan were quitted at 4l/4 :aid 4/5 Koch's Pioneer moved- up to 8/1,U :efore any sales were effected. New Chuni: Goldfields on the strength' o.'. ;iuother' splendid return, w,,ro firmepr, saks resulting t 11/2, 11/'4 and 11/6. North Bendio r~coveredl to 5/9. Victoria Coni cols weroe :-taken .at 8/6 and Hercules aid Energetic realised 4/9., Buyers of Ir. n .ar'k declared 'at 9/6. Golden, Agre de clined to 8/6,' and Princess Dhigmar were ' dlisposed of ;at 6/6. Obhor stocks, traded in wE.O EirdCs Reef .at, 11d,, Lang' Iie gan North 6/; New. a Day Dawli 1/4 aid 1/5, 1,ape" Silver I'll a...
SCHOOL OF MINES. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 17 February 1914
Scuoor,. o MINESE.-The resum;ptionl Of classes- at t'he :endi'o School of MIines has cul!arly empha?sise?. Provision had: bIeenc made for 100 scholars, but to date 120 have enrolled. No furtiler students can now hoe pak'n in this ection.. The evening pretara. tory classes are also practically full. iTh plumbing class, which was so successfully establislhed last ;cur. will be continued thiti year. The class will, howevcer, not meet till thle beginning of Miarchl. The instructor (Mr. C. fI. Wright) is cagaged at thq A.N.A. Exhibition. which ij to be opened iii a few days. 'lThe school has f-':warded an extensive cxhib:t from all its branche.j to this exmposition. IuRnIoTrIoN LA.hS s.-'The Water Commii. sion has approvcd of the following applica tions for land in irrigation districts: I3anmawm-R.i II. llced, allot. 78, section C. Cohnua-P. Kerwin, 8llot. !413, section 4.
OUR MINES. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 17 February 1914
O- ? , MINES. Tn severral instalnces the gold re1utrns for the week, which aggregated 440-4oz. Sdwt., showed an ani.rcciable improvement. Lan. sell's Little 180 occupied pride of place with a fine vield of 380oz. New Chum Goldfields filled second p.lace with the excellent re. turn of 341oz. 13dwt. won from a crushing of 275 tons. Great Extended HIustler's from a milling of 290 tons, obtained the good return of 339oz. 10dwt. Next in order werea:-?Johnsoln's Reef, 233o0z.: South New Moon. 2l10oz. 16dwt.; Blendigo Dredging Co., 18Soz. 1Sdwt.- Ironbark, 183oz. 10dwt.; TTnited HustlzI's and fRedan, I4Soz.; Will liams's United, 143oz. 16:lwt., including 4, oz. 5dwt. from !lates; Central Red White and Blue, 142ox. 8dwt.; Koch's Pioneer, 123o0z. Idwt.; Lansell's North 1Red White and Blue, 111qz. 7dwt.; Great Northern, 110 oz. 5dwt.; Golden Pyke, 1056oz. 17dwt.; and Virginia, 1020o::. ldwt. The week's divi. dends amounted to £6307/13/, fi've companies making distributions, as follows:-Great ...
WOMAN'S PLUCK SAVES TRAIN. RUSHING ON TO WRECKED BRIDGE. 150 LIVES IN PERIL. SAN FRANCISCO, 13th February. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 17 February 1914
WOMAN'S PLUCK SAVES TRAll. tUSHIINGC ON T.'O WRECIKED JJ1IDGE. 150 LIVES IN I'ERIL. SAN 'FRANCISCO, 13th Fcbruary. Telegrams from De.nver, Colorado, state that the pluck and presence of mind of a woman telephone operator prevented a reat railway disaster when the dam of the great Horsa Creek Reservoir burst yes terday. The water released by the bursting of the dam swept down'u tlihe valley in a 100ft. wall, and wrecked a railway bridgo near the town of HIudson shortly before a Chicago, Burlington and Quincey passen ger train, witll 150 people on board, was due to cross. Mrs. Gammon, a telephoneo operator, ~al thonugh in considerable danger from /the flood, stuck to her p;ost lon', enough t, warn the nearest station. The train was stopped by danger flagis in time to preveit the threatened catastrophe.
A NATIONAL M.P.'S CONVERSION. WOULD FIGHT FOR BRITAIN. LONDON, 13th February. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 17 February 1914
A NATIONAL M.P.'S CONVERSION. WOULD F lGHT FOR BlITAIN. LONDON, 13th FebruarSy. Mr. Artinr Lynch, Nationalist M.P. for West Clare, who was sentenced to death for high treason in 1903:, declared himself in the House of Commons to-day to be now a loyal subject of the Crown. Hle said that since the Boer War England had done much for South Africa and Ireland, and if Britai m w.re attacked he would now fight for ".er. [Mr. Arthur Lynlch. then member-elect for Galway., served as colonel of the Irish Brigade No 11 on the Boer aide during tihe South A\frica', n var. ::After his return to T i'gland, 1a: piosbcution for high treasons ..w'as- instituted by It.l1c Crown. The case vas tried at?? :hielKing's Bench before the JLoid rC(lhidf' Jiisti;ce: (Lord Alverstone), Mr. S-Justice 'Vills and Mi'ar. Jiustice Channell, and Son 23rd JaniUaiyy, 1903, Mr. Lynch was scu tenced, to Ideh.l. Tihe .b-entence was after wivards commninuted to penal servitude for life, b: fati:nr::.Jyncli? ?as lele6ased on...
ANNALS OF BENDIGO [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 17 February 1914
ANNALS OF BENDIGO - * (By G. MLACKAY.) [."The Annals of D.ndigo" from 1851 to 1867 Lave bcclL Icproduccd .in book form, and copies may be obtained 'at this office or at the local booksellers', .price 3/ each. The books are profusely illititratcd, and contain -folding sheets ct rcrecnting Golden q ' q?ro in 1851 'and Pali lMall in 1857. Next mIoiolth tie second porlion of the "Annals," ;:romn 1868 to 1891, inclusive, will be pub -ished. The postage on the "Annals" per book post: is one p-nny to any part of the Connmonwealih.1
THE NOVELIST [ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.] THE FLAMBARDS MYSTERY. CHAPTER XVIII. (Continued.) [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 17 February 1914
come by triit from Stanubridge. But' I :r~ater 4,nticiprated what you now tell me liae coiel to. ass." - The bhlnl~- wonder- in my face seemend to imuseiO him. I 'I have bheei waiting for: ,hc, re-a.lypeauranceoi o thlose niotes,:"' he lauglihe; I".qr6d did thly turiif up? In a drawer of- thb- writin .-.table oi r behind thle safe ?" 'That'ri .it.:~'?E:.]hind lth safe,' I al, most gaspcd. :;- - ·.. . - :Quitoe the 1Is:?r: place," was Rol 'is cod'! :comment:? "r'The o'ld man might qlite con ceivab~v have ,hrust them there.. Only: i t•hit h cat e u·aour siearch1 would havec brought them to li'ght. Li?,~.em 0?-~ h . ... .!n ··· .: , .. . - .." : :-"Tlhenic youdon't htiunk he did?" 3 ae~,led XdiherinLanely 'No,;: I donbi.': he ,answered bluntly. ' i:':"o?von hoiave a shrewd idea who really ::did:put th.tem :tlhre?" Though I felt thi qtestion:-wa fuhti!e and, moreover, absurdi 1: coiuld not, in niy excitement, help askuig :. Niiutrailly, "he : responded. "I tell you. I- fullh: exlqpt.ed ...
THE hoME CIRCLE. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 17 February 1914
.---~CIII,^ As this paper now circulates very largely in the country districts of Northern Vic toria., I should like to make this column specially interesting to women whose homes are ,more or less remote from any town ship. Having tLis object in view, I would welcome- any suggestions from the wives or daughters of our country subscribers as to .any. topic they would like to have diP. cussed. I would also be willing to reserve part of .this column for the exchange of ideas or tested recipes among our sub. scribers. "MADGE."
CHINA'S RELIGION PRESIDENT ISSUES DECREE. RETURN TO CONFUCIUS. PEKING, 9th February. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 17 February 1914
CHINA'S RELIGIQN PR·RESIDE~NT ISSI.ES DECREEf . flETURIN TO CONFUCIUS. . .PaKING; 9th February. ., Yuani Shfih, -Kai, ..the . Presidcnt:of- tfi.-: .:?, SClinese :Republic, who last -yetr.:lroclaimed :" ] hiiiself :-a Ghrist~an, .ha] returuned to ,Co,. fuciuis. . liapita the potcets of the heads of other religions, T~ th&lt;~ Prc'ident :has issued.:a de- ' cree ',,.'dr r-hich ho will take part i1 the winter coistice.(th.e time at which the sun .s:. farithest fro.'.:the 'gquator, a::nid appears to ,:iaus0 .1before :returiing) wor?ohip: at the St:ilt of Heaven,;" offerng sacrificial oxen to Confucius. Siiilar cedemeioniee have boenP ordeed twico yeaily. IALcal officials ivillF also wor shliiE? e Hea'ven i amnd thie "ople hitherto, de ',ari'ed 'from thlis: Worship hav beei per mnltted to wvorslhip in their homes. Ariother dccreoe guaivntees religious freedonm.-. Tlibhrevivwl of .the Imporiil ceremoices is negarded as the l:mos~t reactionary st~p vet taken. A Kman who was charr'c...
HOUSEHOLD HINTS. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 17 February 1914
H"OUSEHOLD 'HINTS. Kitchen aprons of the same material as your wash dresse& always look neater than those made of some other stuff. Remember this the next time you have a wash dress , ade. Even a white dress looks prettier .with a big white apron to match. Varnished wall-paper should be washed with a whitewash brush and warm soapy lather. Squeeze the brush slightly after it has been dipped in the lather, and work from the ceiling downwards, finishing one patch all the way. down before. starting upon the next. Setting the shoes or bioots in the oven oi on the hot stove-hearth to dry is a' bad ':thing--spoils' the leaither.'; Put them where h :e heat will not be so great : and after ·tlhey are thoroughly :dry, give tliem a good -oiling, rubbing them till the leather is soft :and pliable:. GA good way to clean a carpet-sweeper is :to remove the. brush, and, after taking off all the 'hairs and lint, rub it well with a c?loth wet iil kerosene. 'Let the brush rc : main in the air ...
SILENCE'S VALUE. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 17 February 1914
SILENC~'S VALUE. Frankness is a commendable quality, 1iul like all other good things it may: be over. done. \ Manv people think that candor res quires the statement of disagreeable truths, and as a consequence they acquire a large measure of unpopularity. "Well," they say: when the fact is pointed out to them, "would you have us be hypocritical, and utter pleasant lies?" It does not seem to occur to them that there is a middle cours0 --silence. There are times when the bitter truth must be spoken, but those times are far less frequent than thie candid person is apt to sitppose. In small matters where it is not possible honestly to praise, it is gene. rally better to suppress an opinion that \ill. g?ve pain, There is no hypocrisy in silence. I; may even be more eloquent of one's real feelings than s~peechl
SICKLY CHILDREN. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 17 February 1914
SICKLY CHILDREN. "UJnventilated rooms are specially injuui-: ous in t'he case of cliffdren," commented a doctor.' "The effects are generally man'i fTsted first in the nervous systeui by the production of drowsiness and mental dul ness. Poisonous matters that are normal IF. exhaled by the lungs and skin are re, t~hined in the blody, rendering the blood, im. u1re - anld producing as mia, depresion, and loss of appetite. A good deal of sick ness amongst children is due to this cause. This applies to adults, although ~n a lesser degree, for their constitutions are stronger. The exclusion of fresh air is a radical mis. take that should be corrected before per. manent damage has been done. Ventilate your rooms therefore, especially those oc cupied by children."
GIRLS' COOKING CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 17 February 1914
GIRLS' COOKING- CLUB. In the best regulated hories of tlhei, woki.: ing' class, economy should: be; the,.- key 'note, and no girl can start too :early to learn :this art. A girls' club. -was '.oiinc •started with this end in ,ier.?I ;It was compoed of eight girls, who; .:spent:inucil. of their time together after i, school0: hcurs. The suggestion came from,: one o.9f ' the .mothers: . She:.was thinking of her own daughter, who hadi little time outside school'hours for household duties-and possibly less in clination-and whose knowledge of cooking did sot extend beyond a few sweets recipes; ; ~id .who, when her school days were over, - woUild b?,obliged to take her share in the wbrk o' ( t.?i house. . The' ils: eeized on the idea. They elected officers, and drew up a few simnple by-laws, 'Althoug . thlere were no dues, there'was a treasurer, for some money was eollecdtad .d1tjng the season from fines Whenever 4Z mei.bor said an .unkind or elightfng tlhin about another, :she was oblige...
MARONG CATHOLIC SPORTS. SUCCESSFUL GATHERING. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 17 February 1914
MARONG CATHOLIC SPORTS. SSUCCESSUL G AThERING. (By Our Reporter.) The annual sports gathering at Marong :in aid of the Roman Catholic Presbytery Fund was held. Thursday in delightful wea ther, and was the most successful ever held. The effort n as again backed up by an enthusiastic and energetic commnittee, and the work of the promoters was reward ed with a large attendance of people from all parts of the district. Maro,.g resi dents turned out in large numbers, while some people came in t!heir buggies from places as far distant as Raywood. A special train from Bendigo conveyed a goodly number of visitors and helpers from the city. Although there was plenty of dust on the racecourse, the pleasant south erly breeze left it undisturoed, and nbthing marred the enjoyment of the ,eople, who regarded the gathering as something in the nature of a large picnic, and so made the most or the outing. the Rev. Vather IIeffernan, president of the sports committee, and other reprem:-?utatves of th...
MINERS' PHTHISIS. ALLEGED CURE. Melbourne, 11th February. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 17 February 1914
MINERS' PHTHISIS. AL;LEGlED CTRTE. .Melbourne, 11lth 1"ebruary. -,.To-day M essrs. Smith. and. Hampson, Ms.L.A.., intervievedthe Premier regarding the reportdcl discovery by i Dr. Spillman, of Sii6uth Africa, o~ a cure foir miners' phthisis. Dr. Spilman said his phthisene would cure .hthisis iin the early -stages. Mr. Watt was asked to mnake inquiries froni the South African Gbvernment on the subiect,. r:.The Premie' promised ..to .consult Dr. SO'Brien thie :.clhief Governmenit ni6ical o.t fidoer, osn the-mnatter MrA. Wattt added that if. it -~ere found that the treanrient did all tha't v:?as claimled .for i·t, particulars' as welli :as t:he right to use- it, would be' sough~t by Parliainenit; from the Union Parliameni. ..The: Ministry recognised tihtt 'on thle.: Go v.i-rnment irestod the responsibility of do. ini what .it ',coukld in the direction of re lievino tlhe miiers of Lhe complain·t.
AMERICAN FRUIT MARKET. OPENING FOR AUSTRALIAN APPLES. Melbourne, 11th February. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 17 February 1914
AMERICAN F1RUJIT MARlET, OPENINcf FORh AUS'TRALIAN APPL]S. %::? Me. .'lbourne, . 11th February a eram has been received (by the A:?gricuituial1 departmcnt fromn th:e A"gent Goferiral stating that- therer alre e'collent prosipects :fort thie sale: of- Australian apples in: the t-United ' States -and-: Canada, .owing to the shortage there and the reduction uf duilies :in t:he Unite;l :States. IHe says there is , spccial deman.d for red varieties The. -tl~ples expocted must, hwowever, be fre.e fronm disease. The offiders of fl:he de iWrtment stated t-diay. that· thley did not think: Viitorian growers would taike. advan tage -of .:theseb. prospects, because of. the dis ad?'antaes ' of transhipmiert -., an~; d. c'st.l1 freights lamerican vessels- made .Sydney S:.termihnuis, -and Victorian growers. 1id to to tolthe trouble of shippin" to that- port and then t:ranshiy~ -for America. '_s'`UEm~e,--s*=*P **n:::en E lilthusiasm- and :sympathy arec the drivina: forcds b. the world. The- lofty i...