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Y.M.C.A. BEAT COMRADES. Y.M.C.A. First Innings .. ... 8 wickets for 298 Innings Declared Closed. COMRADES. First Innings. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 17 February 1914
. 'M.C.A. :iEAT COMRADES*:r Y2M.C.A.-: Firt Innings .: ... 8,wvickts for 28' Inimings Declared Clsed . COMIRADES. .irst Iniuneg. i:. T.:Prince, lbw,: L J. Elliott . T. Daykin b J. EllioLt, .. ... 23 'W. Browvn, b, D. Moore .. . 1 ; . Nininis, b J. Elliot -Y Smuxithi' 1b J. Ellott . ... 2 H. Thompson,' not out . E Bishop, c . Moore, b Elhot . .. ....' . 0' O A.. Thompson; throin: dnt:.. 6 C. Nankervis, b Elliott.'. .. . 1 Sundries .. .. . Total . . ... . ... . . 130 13owlin.--J. Elliott, seven fir, 37 'D. 'Moore: one for :31; Hy. G(l]cn', none aior. ?1; T. P Mai, none for:.27. Secoond. In.ings . G., Niiinis, Di. .. .Cook . .;. :. H. T:honpon, c Hy1 Gki., b Dr. J; Cook .. . 72 E. ,Bis]op,. b Cook .:. ... ... T. Priucc, b Cook ....... .. 13 V. Cro\yn, not out ... 1 . V. Siith, b. Haiyhow .. . . Suindrices ... ... ... ... .. .. . . 2 Five wvickcto for, ..... . Bowlingi.-Dr. Cook, four for 931, J.y lhow, one for 01 Elliolt, noine for ;1 . M3oori, cne for 21 J. Glen, iione fcr 2ý1; Upstil...
LORD GLADSTONE RETIRES. DOMESTIC REASONS THE CAUSE. MR. SYDNEY BUXTON TO SUCCEED. LONDON, 11th February. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 17 February 1914
LORD GLADSTONE RETIRES. DOMESTIC RE ASONS TflE CAUSE. MR. SYDID Y BUXTON TO SUCCEED. LONDON, 11th February. •It is officinlly onnounced that Lord G(id-' stone, Governor-General of South Africa, will retire from his position in 31ay nex?. LORD GLADSTONE. [The Right Hon. Heb?ert Gladstono '.avs appointed first Goveruor-Gcneral of South Africa, pndl was create'd a Viscount upon the illaugnration of the Union in 1910. It wias 'tatcd a fow daysr ago that Mr. Luxtou. would be raised to the peerage and 1point.ed to the Governor-Gcneralshi. of the Unon. - MIr. B3uxton has been at the head of tho Board of Trade since 1910, a'~d for the five yearo previous he was Postma, t.er-General. Ho is 61 years of age, h.s been twice married, and 2s the father of one .son .?d three daughtcrs.] Mr. Lew;s Harcourt, Secretary of .State for the Colonice. replying to a question in the House of Commons, said that Lord .Gladstone enjoyed the compilete confidence of tho Government. His Excellenicy' had wished to...
TEMPERANCE NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 17 February 1914
TEMPERANCE NOTES. S(Contributed.) . Scientific tcraperance instruction was m. troduced into the public schools of the . United States of Aiinerica about 25 ,cars ago by Mrs. Mary Hunt, and niow .thei cu. dren in all grades of the public schiobls 'i the 4· States of the Union receive in.. otruction on the physicnl, mental, ' mira;, social and national. cffects of alcohol, I10 bacco and other narcot cs. Twentyi fLv 'ears of this inistruction is bearing Truiit, -nd the boys now grown to men arc vot ing the saloon out. "The Pioneer," recording the "'Splendid Fight and Local Option Victories,'" states: -It was tb.ohe greatest battle ever fought in the hilstory of local option in Canada. In some previous Ontario campaigns there.was voting in more ;,,unicipalitics. In n6t:e of oncm wa. the fighting so hot. In no case hlad our friends so strong and thorough organisation. In no case were the "iTf ficulties to be overcome so grcat. Out of the 828 mraunicipalities in the province, 463 were dry...
MELBOURNE SHEEP MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 17 February 1914
IW&R,E SHIEE MARKET. . " lo-f?,rrket s market yester dav' ?,,00 p wr ~ ned. TIhe gene. ral 'o?fle &:.m e was not so active:; in m-- rices ruled a shade easimr i?nj~vTo; of buyers. Quotations: Prime crossbred wethecrs, from 18/6 to 23/11; good do., from 16/6 to 18/; seconds, from 15/; prime crossbred ev-es, from 15' to 1616; extra do., 18/ to 20/; good do., from 13/ to 14/6; others, from 10/; prime; merino wethers, from. 16/ to 17/6; extra, front 18/ to 20/3; good do., from 14/ to 15/; second do., from 11/; merino ewes, up to 17/. There were 24,000 fat lhmbs penned. A weakness was most apparent in secondary shorn lambs. The demand was inactive, and prices ruled easier. Quotations:--Prime from 13/6 to 15/6; extra., 16] to 18/; few small lots, to 21/; good, 11/9 to 13/; others, 8/6 to 11/.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 17 February 1914
SCOTCH CO)LLEGE, MELBOURNE. BOARDING AND DAY SCHOOL FOR BOYS. SCOTCH COLLEGE is the OLDEST SECONDARY SCHOOL IN VICT'ORIA. Since its foundation, in 1851, nearly seven thousand boys hate passed through it. The roll at present is over 500. The General Course of STUDY i'ncludes All the Branches of a LIBERAL EDUCATION . THE CURRICULUM MAKES PROVISION FOR- ENGLISH, HISTORY and GEOGRAPHY, ANCIENT and MODERN LANGUAGES, WRITING and DRAWING, MATHEMATICS, BOOKKEEPING, PHYSICS and CHEMISTRY, And Other COMMERCIAL SUBJECOTS The Pupils' Time-table is arranged with a view to the career he intends to follow RELIGIOUS INSTRUCTION IS PART OF THE SCHOOL WORK. In the BOARDINGHOUSE thie number o. boys, for reasons of ,healtlh, and comfort, is limited to 80. The bedrooms are furnished for two, three or -four boys--in most oases for two. The Principal. has the assistance of Six Resident Masters in supervising the games, the leisure hours, and the evening work of the boys. The Cricket and Football Field, ok...
THE MARKETS. BENDIGO STOCK MARKET. Tuesday, 10th February. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 17 February 1914
' THE MARKETS., BENDIGO STOCK MARKET. Tuesday, .10th February. 'Ihe supply of cattile forward toj-day wvis a reduced one to the extent of 100 head on' last weeklc's yarding, and the smallest num ber that has been on offer ny wkcclc' for nsome time past. T'he quality all round, however, was fairly good. and although. there were only occasional pens of prime and choice bullocks, still there was a very good percentage of useful sorts of light and ]randy weights, and a fair number of ncanty cows and CXodd lots of heifers. The supply being about equal to local, require. ments in good cattle, orices during tihe greater part of the sales were slightly easier than tlhoe prevailing last week, buit, howevcr, tlheo market iluctuated considerably at times, and towards the closing lanes there was keener hidding for best bullocks, and these nearly got back to last week's rates. T'aken ax a whole, the market could be quoted a'. a rilight reduction in laIst *week's values. Altogether 431 head were ...
SOCIAL NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 17 February 1914
SOCIAL NOTES. 'OnV Wednesday ~,ight last a very -suc-,, cessful garden fete was held in St. Mary'i ': :Church of England grounds, Kangaroo FlatV: '::, ,in 'aid of the: church finds. The fete wai: : uniindei'the auspices of the Ladies' Guild,:. ,anid the proceedings were opened in the-ab-.: :sence of :.theBishop of Bendigo by the Rev. .:Canon Percival, B.A., of All Saints' pro Cathedral, Bendigo, wh wvas introduced to :those ~present by the incumbent, the Rev. l. W. R. Topp. The grounds were nicely decorated with flags and streamers, and under the ascetylene gas lamps presented an animated appearance. Numerous stalls, decorated with Japanese lanterns and prc -sided over by the ladies of *the guild, were well patronised. At intervals songs, recita tions, dialogues and other items were pleas inily griven by the?Misses E. Morrison, C. PItherick, Lienhop and Carter, and Messra. .J.1 Minto and J. Friswell. M]iss ,M'Lean's. uluils also took part in the progranmm., The Kangaroo Flat Brass 3...
PARLIAMENT OF VICTORIA. LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY. Wednesday, 11th February. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 17 February 1914
PARLIAMENT OF VICTORIA. LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY. Wcdnesday, 11th Februarly. Trne Lcgislative Assembily .held anothlr all.u'ght; sitt'ing, on Wcdnesday inight with t;he idea of finishing up the session, this wvck. Or theLO Lands estimates ~1r ' . A BIllson dreWi. attcntlon to the daniger created ,by the spre?d of bt. John's wort throughout the country districts. Mir. Lawson said that 500 .was provlded on the estiiv.'teis towardq subsidisiug those nniniclpalities trying to cradicrte ohe weed. There iiad to be some mceasure of lochl~e sponsibihty in the matter. :l&lt;pcri. mcuists would r?. conducterl and the best exiecrt advico obtained with a view ..f jascertaining the best means of killing St Joh.u' :.Wort. r
Thursday, 12th February. INCOME TAX ACTS AMENDMENT BILL. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 17 February 1914
Thursuday, 12th Fiebruary . : INCOMB TAX iACTS AMENM ENT DML BIL. The Tr'easulrer (Mr. Watt) moved the se cond reading of: tlhe Income Acts* 'Amend 2ment Bill. The bill was to allow income tax-puavers to ;deduct from their paymenit the amounts naid in the way :,of1 Federal land tax. 'The I Highli Coiirt had decided thlat sudch a :deduction could be made. Tihe isn come Tax Commissincr. !wished to appeal to the Privy CoLincil. This' the Governiment wouild not allow, but .pieferred to' make the dediuction clear by legisilation. The deduie tion only applief to the amount of Federal tax paid on lands in Victoria . Parliament had desired to tax: tlih usea ble incomef of tax-pavers, and .tlhe F'deral laud tax doing that, it was not desirable that the tax paver should be further:' taxed on his use able income The Federal and State taxes should dovetqil, The ta x-payer did not dis crimniiiatc. Mr. M'Lod: He iWas 'the same man tamxed. Mr. Wati:· It was to be honed thliat there wouild in futur...
GENERAL CABLE NEWS. LONDON, 10th February. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 17 February 1914
GENERAL CABLE NEWS. LONDON, 10th February. Mr. Jolhn Taverner, formerly Agent-Gene. ral for Victoria, is attempting to revitalise the. schdmoe for the creation of an-Im perial depot in the centre of London fo?r the reception, sale, and distribution of colo. meal. produce. Professor .T. W. F. David, of'?the Sydney University, lectured before the Roya! Geod graphical Society last night. , He said tlhat it was almost certain that: payable gold would be found in the Antarctic. Sir 'inest Shackleton, who: also spoke, said that hlie wanted to cross tihe Antarctic be fore .any' other nation could claim the hoiior~ - '.,oor - '.LONDON, 11th February. It is expected that the new system ,f medical inspection of emigrants to Aus tralia :wvill he in full operation by the end of Mairch. There will 'be a medical referee in: every town wherc- there is a passenger agent. .The Commonwe.th officials repudi ate the suggestion that the scheme will seriousli redace emigration to Australia. .Tlie- sy,' t...
MURDER OF A GIRL. MUTILATED BODY FOUND. PRIEST TO BE ELECTROCUTED. NEW YORK, 11th February. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 17 February 1914
MURDER OF A GIRL. MUTILATED BODY FOUND. PRIEST TO BE ELECTROCUTED. NEW YORK, 11th February. Father -ans Schmidt, who was last week found guilty of the murder of a ~girl named ,AiiQi, Ahimille'r -whlose mutilated body was discovered in 'tihe ,ildson River, has been "sentenced to death.tl' Ie will be electrocuted on "3rd Marrch , A RTi.MAkRRALE CRIMINAL. The. jiury at the first tlrial disagreed owr in's-gi .a.doubt on the question of accused's saiaty. Schmidt is regarded by the New York police as one of the most'remarkable criminal products of the present age..Whilst in Germany he was declared insane, and was suslpended from the ministry because he attempted to commit fraud. In New York a counterfeiters' den, operated by Schmidt and other criminals, was recently discovered, and the detectives believe thalt accused's insanity is feigned. VWhen ar rested on the murder charge Schmidt de clared that he had gone through the form of marriage with Miss Aumaller, though he :a.dmitted that he ...
AMERICAN BEEF TRUST. EXTENDING OPERATIONS. Sydney, 15th February. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 17 February 1914
. AMERICAN BEEF TRUST. 1"EXTENDING OPERATIONS. : Sydney, 15th February. 'The American Beef Trust is stated to have extended its operations to MTore.. Gurley station. on tlhe railway line between Moree iand Narrabri, Las, it is understood, been 'nurchased by a syndicate trading as the Colonial Meat Exporting Co., which is stat. ed to be identical with the American Beef Trust. The purchase money is said to exceed £300,000, or at the rate of £3/101 uer acre. We oughi'" "to realibe that thle growth of medicineo ' means ' the understanding of a great part: of the . mechanism of our Aives, of thle true oierat.ion of the, physicai hindrances of our growth. and harmonious development ,and of.how td overcome those ]hindrijccs in tle intercst of.fthe individuai d*:d the coim.munity.Sir Thomas. Barlow. A stwat I as (says our Castlemndine cor 'respoildent) been made in connection with th!e eiection of the granite cairn and thll, let td perpetuate the memory of the cx plorer, Maior Mitchell. who...
LIVING IN COFFINS. CHINESE SHUT UP FOR LIFE. LONDON, 14th February. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 17 February 1914
L:'- IVING IN COFFINS. CIIHINESE SHUT UP FOR LIFE. LONDON, 14th February. Mrs. Bulstrode, a well-known woman tra ieller, who recently traversed Mongolia. in a caravan, states that the prisons in Urya, the cap.ital city, are dungeons, containing a number of Chinese. She. declares' that the prisoners are shitb u.'J, for life in h]eav- iron-bound coffius, which do not sermit of their sitting .up roighlt or lying down. .They sea daylight. only for a: fei& mihinutes daily, when their food is t'hrown .into the coffins through a hol!e foLr 'iiches by five inches.
STRANGE SUICIDE. MAN AND WIFE ENTERTAIN FRIENDS BEFORE COMMITTING SUICIDE. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 17 February 1914
STRANGE SUICIDE. MAN ANID WVIFE ENTRITAIN FRIENDS BEFORE COMMIT'TING SUICIDE. The New York coroner on 5th January described the case of Joseph and Aranga Schauffley, man and wife, as the happiesti case of suicide which he hadl ever been icali ed on to investigate. Both were victims of tuberculosis, and they made up their minds to die togethev rather than live a life of suffering. First, however, they entertained a party of fricuds at a banquet, where the' prevailing note was one of gaiety and happiness. Those present failed to grasp Schauffley's meau inr when, after his guests had been served with champagne, he made a little speech, in the course of which he said "We are going away pretty soon, so lkt us drink and ben merry!" They wrote 21 farewell letters to other friends, in which they spoke with gladniess of what they were about to do. "This i' the happiest festival of ouir lives," they wrote. "Weo ari dying in lovo and peace." Schauffley dressed for death in si'k Vpyamas, and hi...
V.A.T.C. AUTUMN MEETING. Caulfield, 14th February. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 17 February 1914
V.A.T.C. AUTU~MN MEETING. . Caulfield, 14th February ; Tlhe ~V.A.T.C. Autunmn canmpaign was open ed to-'day at Caiulfield The weather was : ie. bltL hot. This, however, did not deter a lare '.attendance being present.: Tra; ouie'tte was produced for the Federal Stakes in nreferenice to ta Oakleigli:Plate. Her uresence demnoralised the betting, odds be in, demanded by the fielders. Andesine .Kirtle and Rahecn were supported at long 1orices. The big field of '18 caused some trouble at the post, and a false start oc curred.' Raheen and Toast unseated their riders: and iRaheen galopel .round to the stand before: being caught. After some; do-. Slay the field was despatched to a good start. 'Andesiie and Crucis made the running:,to tlhe straight entrance. Audesine led' into the straight, but Raheen.came 'through. at the distance, and wou easily, from Mla-. bharaiah, who finished well, with Andesine a close third; Traquotte f'ound the, burden of 10.1 too .nuch, and finished no nearer than ...
GOORNONG WATER SUPPLY NEW SERVICE OPENED. INTERESTING CEREMONY. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 17 February 1914
GOORNONG WATER SUPPLY te aci __ha a NEW SERVICE OPENED. ml INTEI1 ,STING- CERIMONY.- - .. : .(By Our Reporter.) . The. nuc.wi w.iter service for the Goornoug bE township. was :fornmally opened by (r. L" . -l-uckl:ind, presicert of the 1luntly Shie w Council, on Saturday afternoon. 'he ir- , !proved supply w-ill be a decided acTisi- v; tion to Goornoiig, and will prove of geat'.a -ti :cadvantage to the residents. Hitherkto the tli people have hIad to depend cilnefy on (A tanks for :thei wa~ter supply. This. lras proven xa:ost. unsatisfactory, as during the -immer nmontlhsb. the tanks have frequliut- s ly become dry. A better, cervice has been • advocated in the Huntly Shire Couuonil for: .everal oears. bu. it was maly ouing toE the nelrsistent efforts by Cr. G. f. MIat t u theus thalt thre present scheme was ca·riel'd cut.... Abo? ;'two acres of the recreation reserveO have beci excised: for the scheme. Iln this ". .eia a 1000 yarde dam lhasi: becn bulif. This dam is Iill?ed froln ti...
FIRE BRIGADES DEMONSTRATION LONG GULLY TEAMS. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 17 February 1914
FIRE BRIGA DES;' IDEMO?N STRATION LONG GULLY TEAMlS. The following: teamuns have been chosa~ to represent the Log Gully Fire Brlg'ae at the forthcoming fire brigades' demonstra tion to be held in B13cu.oi - TIhghxt*.-B. Michell (plug), T1. Smith (hydrant). W. Wearne (hst c~upinggy, G. Hall (1st branch). J. \Watcrson (2~d coiup ling), A. Tru~cott (help back), W. Traha-l (polec), A. Polglaise (pole and help back;L Ladder and Hose.--T. Smith (h?'.CL11It, G. Hall (coupling,), B MiLtchell ,foo~' lad dcr), A. Truscott and C. Grihbble (ilft ladder), A. Polglaise (branch and ladder), J. Water-on (pole and ;?sit), W. Trahair (Fole). Sixos.---W. Grenfell (hydrant), IE. Whito (1st tonpling and 2nd branlch), II. WhiL·te (1st braiich), E. M'Cormack (2nd co.pumgy, A. Angove (pole), G. Grlbbic (pole and help back). ..oure -T. Smith (hydrant), WV. Wca?:ne (coupling), G. I-]ail (brancil), A. Polglai-q (pole). • Y-Coupling and Ladder.-.J. Watcrson /plug and 2nd coupling), T. Smith (hdrautl, W. Weara ...
STRUCK BY LIGHTNING. Meredith, 13th February. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 17 February 1914
STRUCK BY LIGHTNING. Neredith, 13th February. The hlttle girl Ellen Lockic, who was covcrely injured by a flash of lightning, which struck dead her sat.cr at Ghcringhap Ist Friday afternoon, is slowly recover ing. It is tho general belief that the ligihtning was attn actcd by a rosary which dcceased was w:earing, transnm?tted to thh clasp on h.r achiool bag, and thence down to tlh b~liokcs o hir shoes to earth,
£91,000,000 IN GOLD. YEAR'S PRODUCTION FALLS OFF BY £2,200,000. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 17 February 1914
£91,000,000 IN G1iLD. Y:EAR'S PRODUCTION FALLS OFF BY £2,20),000. The world's productiou. of gold during ithe calendar year 1913 is estimated by the American Director of the Mint to have been £91,000,003J, or £2,200,CO0 less than the value of the production in 1912. The .pr.ductipn of the United States during 39U- v wa £17,660,205, a decrease, as comaredl with the previous year, of £1.000,000.