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AN AWKWARD DILEMMA. [Newspaper Article] — Kyneton Guardian — 13 January 1914
! AH' AWKWARD DILEMMA. .. fity-four years ago (writes the irne correspondent of the ' V . ryborou jyh Advertiser") a brisk V'.bank clerk disappeared from i I'.-. iboyrne. and when his accounts | v.--.-;-v investigated there was discovcr | ed a shortage of some £4000. . The ; warrant was issued, but as the ; defaulter was able to cover up his I -racks the warrant has never been J 'd. Junt about the same time .ricvL in another bank in Melbourne : -.v.-iy with a larger amount, hut ' '.r hired to London from Spain, ?.'.>i:ed and duly sentenced. These ' :.orients of ancient bank history are ??ecnllcd bv the appearance last week :n a Sydney newspaper of an adver tisement in the "missing friends col In this it is set forth that in .-omcction with the estate of the un convicted dcl'railter's half sister, who . . vvnr»i.T of a well known education- ! 1 ?--.niiy in a seaside suburb, the ; man is called upon to prove J 1 "l"ns in a London law court be- 1 >t '1 iS this year. The trouble -...
POSTAL NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Kyneton Guardian — 13 January 1914
/POSTAL NOTES" Postal Notes, from 6d to 20/, may be obtained at all Post Offices, and are payable at all Post Offices from 9 a.m. to 5 . p.m. Poundage, under 1/6. 3d.; unedr 4/6, rd. under 5/ tid.; under 7/6. 2d.; under 20/, 3d. The values of the Notes have beer. :so arranged that any sum of shillings and sixpences up to one pound may be remitted by not more than two, of these notes Should it be desired to transmit broken sums of pence un obliterated- stamps, not exceeding ii> value sd., may be affixed to the fact ;of the Note, and the amount of tb' Note and stamps will be paid Victorian postal notes are now pay able in New South Wales. South A.us tralia, Tasmania. Queensland, and : VVestern 'Australia, and vice versa. .S?i'S'hould::the soaccs in a Postal Note for name of payee and paying office not be filled up, the Note wil be pay able to any post-office in the colony When it is desired to make it pay able to anyone, ihen the name of the person and of the Money Order Office at ...
MINING. MANAGERS' REPORTS. [Newspaper Article] — Kyneton Guardian — 13 January 1914
MINING. MANAGERS' REPORTS. Malmsbury Alluvial, Malmsburj". gth.-North drive off intermediate to 37ft.; now going 2 deg. east of north in good face of wash giving payable prospects. South drive to 49ft.; this drive just recently opened, and is very consistent in values, shows-a fine face of wash carrying payable values, and prospects improving. Intend to xcut east and west off this drive, and so have four faces going on wash: water very light. New Galatea-Energetic, Malms bury. 9th.-Drive in 22ft.. through bar of slate, slightly mineralised. Now given place to bar of sandstone. Shaft sunk 176 feet, through bar of decom posed sl^e. New Sultan Reefs, Blackwood, 8th. -400ft. level: Cutting chamber.. Ex pect to complete same end of. week. Driving for lode will then be com menced. Easter Monday., Blackwood-.^Jth.-Tr' Cutting plat at 365ft; level; in 6ft. Will start xcut coming week. Roof Blown Off.-During the se vere windstorm that occurred . last week the roof of portion of the kitch en ...
MONEY ORDERS. [Newspaper Article] — Kyneton Guardian — 13 January 1914
MONEY ORDERS. , Commonwealth. -^ Not exceeding £5, 6d.; £ro, 1/; £15, 1/6; "20, 2/ ' New Zealand and Fiji.-Not ex ceeding £2, 6d.; £5, 1/; £7. 1/6; £10, 2/; £12, 2/6: £15. 3/; £17, 3/6: £20. 4/, up to £40. America and Italy.-6d for every ,£i or cart thereof to £20. United Kingdom (through Orders; Cape of Good Hope, Hong Kong, So maliland, Peru, Natal, Ceylon, India Transvaal, Orange River. Germany and Canada, 6d. for every £1 or pari thereof to £40. Money Order Oflice closes aoor Saturdays
MOUNT MACEDON ABLAZE. VALUE OF FIRE BREAKS. [Newspaper Article] — Kyneton Guardian — 13 January 1914
MOUNT MACEDON ABLAZE. -VALUE OF FIRE BREAK^ The Riddell district fires extended, to Mount Macedon on Friday. Fire fighters from Riddell. Sunbury. Gis borne and Macedon fought most strenuously, but in spite of their ef forts thousands of acres of grass and . miles of fencing were destroyed. For tunately many of the Riddell resi dents had burnt breaks around their homesteads and stacks, otherwise all would have crone. The fighters re mained until daylight, and worked hard and willingly, although they had previously done heavy work. A dance , was being held in the township^ but as soon as the fire alarm was given, all the young men , hastened to the scene of the fire. The outbreak is the most extensive and disastrous that lias ever occurred in ' the district. Thousands of acres of grass have been burnt, and miles of fencing de stroyed. Mr. Major lost many sheep. Most of the country between Riddell and Sunbury has been devastated. The fire eventually reached the south ern side of Mount ...
AN EMINENT AUSTRALIAN. [Newspaper Article] — Kyneton Guardian — 13 January 1914
AN EMINENT AUSTRALIAN. - ?? "Punch'' writes thus characterisri cally in "Church and Organ": "Here is a model for your Sunday School class. Is he not the most eminent living Australian-J. G. Balsillie, elec tric,adviser, to the Australian-Nation al Government. He and Postmaster General Wynne are carrying out the great scheme of inland wireless tele graphy for the benefit of pastoralists. agriculturists and the whole commu nity. This remarkable man is only 2S years old. Regard his achieve ments. Born in Brisbane in 1S85; educated at Brisbane Grammar School ad the Technical College; went to England and engaged with the De Forest Wireless Co.: became assist ant to Dr. Seibt in Berlin; advanced to Continental engineer of the Amal gamated Wireless Co.; superinten ded the erection of five stations in England, two in Russia, and three in China; experimented with military stations in Siberia; formed the British Radio-Telegraph Co.; established 19 stations in Australia.''
TELEGRAPH MONEY ORDERS [Newspaper Article] — Kyneton Guardian — 13 January 1914
TELEGRAPH MONEY ORDERS Telegraph Money Orders are is sued and paid at all Money Order Offices. Money can be remitted by telegraph to any Money Order Office (which is also a telegraph office) ii: Victoria upon payment of the chargt for a message of [6 words, or to th» neighbouring colonies upon paymem of the charge for a telegram of &lt;( words, in addition >:o the usual r»f oornrpisstrm
IN MEMORIAM SERVICE. [Newspaper Article] — Kyneton Guardian — 13 January 1914
IN MEMORIAM SERVICE. On Sunday . evening a service in memory of the late Mrs. C. E. Hail (daughter of Mr. and Mrs. T. Crew ther).: was held in the local Salvation Army Barracks, and conducted by Brigadier. McKenzie, from Bendigo. Mrs. Hair attended the army services* arid sang solos and in other ways assisted in the work. The Brigadier, Ensign and Mrs. Miller all spoke of the Christian consistent character and the' cheerful, happy dis position of their .'..deceased'"' comrade, and spoke most appreciatively of the assistance she had been to them in the service of praise. Mrs Miller sang several hymns, including the "Starless Crown.'? which had been special favor ites with Mrs. Hall, and a duet was suug by Ensign and Mrs. Miller. Over the platform appeared the words "Crowned" and "Blessed are the Dead Which Die in the Lord," the Brigadier taking the latter words as the subject of his address, referring to the dead as the magnet which frequently drew the minds of those who loved them t...
SATISFIED IMMIGRANTS. [Newspaper Article] — Kyneton Guardian — 13 January 1914
SATISFIED IMMIGRANTS. Many letters have reached the Im migration Bureau detailing satisfac tory relationship between employers and immigrant employees. The "Argus" publishes extracts from a few as follows: An employer, writing from a Mallee district concerning a young farm laborer sent to him in March, 1912, says: "He is working with me yet, and lias saved about £90. He selected a Mallee block of 640 acres, got 100 acres rolled down, and will have it under crop next year.' The lads arc advised by the bureau officers to make use of the Savings ?Bank. A letter from a lad in the Romsey district says: "I have got a good home and situation, and like the work, and shall certainly start depos iting in the Bank when I draw some of my wages.' Another lad writes: "The fruit is in season, and we have to work long hours, but I am well satisfied with my position. ... 1 have taken advantage of the Savings Bank and intend to continue to make de posits there." From a Mallee farm a lad writes: "I ge...
RADIUM AND CANCER. [Newspaper Article] — Kyneton Guardian — 13 January 1914
RADIUM AND CANCER. I Dr. Barlow, of the Cancer Charity of' the Middlesex Hospital, England, announces the success of the radium treatment for cancer. Dr. Barlow re j ports that 24 cases of cancer which were beyond surgical aid were ad mitted to the Middlesex Hospital from June to September, 1912. All the patients died. Sixty-eight cases were admitted during the same per iod of 1913, and were treated with ra dium. Thirty-six of these patients died, but the remainder were dis charged from the hospital, being able to attend to their daily duties. This success was unprecedented. Dr. Robert Abbe, of New York, who has treated 750 individual cases of cancer in his private practice, gives an account of several wonderful cures. There are probably not more than ! about 12 grams, or less than half an ! 02. of pure radium, in the world. The . Radium Institute in London possesses j four grams, about 1-6U1 of an oz., pre ! sented by Lord lveagh and Sir Ern est Cassel. and worth to-day about £80.0...
"LITTLE JIM'S" COTTAGE. [Newspaper Article] — Kyneton Guardian — 13 January 1914
"LITTLE JIM'S" COTTAGE. - ? -??? The cottage "old and mean"' which s described in the plaintive poem Little Jim," attributed variously to ".dward Farmer and "Anon.," has -?e;i sold by auction at Atlierstone, i Warwickshire, lor £55. Standing 1 hn&lt;l bought recently by the Coun Council for allotments and small oklings, the thatched building had ?. ':u condemned as unfit for liabita i.jii. The poem begins: 'Hie cottage was a thatched one, The outside old and mean: Yet everything within that cot Was wondrous neat and clean. The night was dark and stormy, The wind was howling wild, . i n patient mother watch'd ' ?ide the deathbed of her chil'5 j: red At'ony With Hcadaches, !i: "'.1 v recommend Chamberlain's .?'ic ? to anyone who suffers from .ii. 'L-s." says Mrs. M. K. Berry, . il'- 1 rough Rd., Victoria Valley, - ? :ia. "I suffered agony with ?? and tried almost every "otliing did me any tfood un -id recommended Chambcr i'ahlets, and they soon put mc .j.-ht a yam. Now I would...
Mails Received at Post-office, Kyneton. From [Newspaper Article] — Kyneton Guardian — 13 January 1914
Mails Received at Post-office, Kyneton. From Melbourne, at 9.40 a.m., 3.10 p.m.. and 9 p.m.; also at 6.30 a.m. Down T.P.O., 9:40 a.m., 3 p.m., 9 p.m. Trentham, at 9.40 a.m. Woodend, at 9 p.m., included in down T.P.O. at 9.40 and 3 p.m. Bendigo, at 8.30 a.m., 2.10 p.m., and 9 p.m. Up T.P.O., at 2.10 p.m.. and 9 p.m. Metcalfe, at 8.30 a.m. Edgecombe, Lan"-ley, an&lt;} Sidonia. at 3.30 p.m., Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Springhill and Upper Coliban, at. 3.30 p.m. Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. Piper's Creek and Pastoria East, at. 4.30 p.m. Tuesday, Thursday and Sa turday. V Lauriston, daily at 12.30 p.m. and 5.30 p.m. West Kyneton, daily at 5.30 p.m: Barfold, Redesdale, Mia Mia, Green hill, East Metcalfe and Redesdale Junction, daily at 7.24 a.m. R. E. TILT, Postmaster.
POST-OFFICE TIME-TABLE. Mails Close at Post-office, Kyneton, For [Newspaper Article] — Kyneton Guardian — 13 January 1914
POST-OFFICE TIME-TABLE. Mails Close at Post-office, Kyneton, For Melbourne, at 7.10 a.m., 1.30 p.m., 8 p.m. Bendigo, 2.35 p.m. and S p.m. Up T.P.O., at 1.30 p.m. and 8 p.m. Woodend, at 7.10 a.m. and 1.30 p.m. Carlsruhe R.S., at 7.10 a.m. Tylden, Trentham and Fernhill, at 7.55 a.m. Down T.P.O., Q a.m. an'1 2.35 and 8 p.m. Metcalfe, at 8.55 a.m. daily. Glenlyon, at S.55 a.m. daily. Malmsburv.. at 8.55 a.111. daily. Edgecombe, Langley and Sidonia. at to a.m., on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. Spring Hill and Upper Coliban, at 10 a.m. on Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Piper's Creek and Pastoria East, at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. Lauriston, daily at 10 a m. and 3.15 p.m. West Kynctor., daily at 10 a.m. Barfold, Redesdaie, ilia Mia. Green hill, East Metcalfe and Redesdaie Junction, Daily at 3.55 p.m
INTERCOLONIAL RATES [Newspaper Article] — Kyneton Guardian — 13 January 1914
INTERCOLONIAL RATES To New South Wales, New Zealand, South Australia, Tasmania. Western Australia', Fiji, British New Guinea and New Hebrides. -Letters. For every Joz. or under .... o i Post Cards-Stamp or Card .. o I Letter Cards o i Reply Post Cards-each .. .. o 2 Registration Fee o 3 Acknowledgement of delivery of registered article o 24 -Packets. Commercial Papers and Print ed Papers, maximum weight 4lb., maximum dimensions, 2ft. in length, ift. wide or less, 2oz. or under o 1 Patterns and Samples, Pack ets or Merchandise, etc., maximum weight lib., di mensions not te exceed 2ft. x 1 ft., 2oz. or under .. .. o 1 -Newspapers. Each, every iooz. or und .. 0 oj Bulk Parcels or newspapers posted by a registered news paper publisher or newsven dor, 2ooz. or fraction there of O 2 -Parcels. For each Parcel of lib. or under .. o 8 Each additional lib. or un der up to i lib . o 6 -Queensland. The same as to other colonies for all postal matter except Newspapers, Id. for every ioz., and Pa...
POSTAL INFORMATION. RATES OF POSTAGE. VICTORIAN RATES. Letters. [Newspaper Article] — Kyneton Guardian — 13 January 1914
POSTAL INFORMATION. RATES OF POSTAGE. VICTORIAN RATES. -Letters. ??(-'./s.'pd.i' For every Joz., or fraction thereof o i Urgent Letter-For each let- . ? - ter (in additon to ordinary postage) .. o 4 Post Cards i Reply Post Cards o 2 Letter Cards o 1 - jRegisjtration Fee,... Acknowledgement of delivery-'1" "' *'/: of registered article .. .. .. 0 2$ -Packets. Commercial Papers, Printed Papers, maximum weight. 5lb., maximum dimensions 2ft. in length by ift. in width or depth, 2oz. or under o > Wholly Printed Matter, ex cept address, which may be in writing on exterior or cover of packet-For every " 2oz. or under, up to &lt;$lb. .. o of Patterns, Samples, Packets Merchandise, maximum lib., not to exceed 2ft. x ift., . ? ; 2oz. or under .. o -Newspapers. For each newspaper iooz. or under o oi Within the Commonwealth and Papua, 40Z. or part of 4oz . 0 '0$ Magazines and Publications not published in the Com monwealth .. o oi Published within the Com monwealth, Soz o oi To New e...
BREEDING PRINCIPLES. [Newspaper Article] — Kyneton Guardian — 13 January 1914
- BREEDING PRINCIPLES. You ? may- scicct ten of the ? finest breed of dairy c"ttic and a bull of the - same breed of the richest breeding that can -be had. "breed this sire to '- ?:tl;-ese eov;s for a series of years ..till. . liis heifers came in milk, and you will find a surprising difference in milking capacity of these heifers. There seems (says "Hoard's Dairy v : man'"! 4p be a natural gravity attend .*.ing all breeding operations whereby z certain percentage of - offspring: revert -in quality to ancient progenitors. To ^.kecr) a- herd of cows up to a high : standard, if you do not bujr females, '.vrequires-a -severe clarifying: process; .in other words, a constant weeding 1 out.: Then, again. it should be r.e -membered that the rejected heifers contain as good lines of blood as --an}*.' . If bred in turn to a sire of strong and'desirable potency they » will: be very apt to produce a large' - percentage, of. heifers- that will prove ;very- desirabie.. . By this.; wc: can see - ...
KYNETONSHIRE COUNCIL. [Newspaper Article] — Kyneton Guardian — 13 January 1914
iiywiHW'u.m.uww. KYNETOK'SHXES GOUIvFQiL. The monthly meeting of the above was lield on Saturday, tiicic being present: Grs. Slcehiii (president), Hurry. Clark, Spain. Watson, Dwyer, G. A. Thomson, McvVhir.ney. Trimble and Be}-':-:. Cr. Trcsiddcr sent an apology. Correspondence. Mr-. M. !. Lee to. Kyneton, .and Messrs. A.' T. Mnrtine (Spririghill)'.' \V. C. Aitkcn (Kyneton), J. Leared' and Sons (Kvneton). and W. Hodg kins (Kyneton) annlied for renewals of their slaughtering licences. Granted. '. Vera P. Dale, on behalf of the la dies connected with the plain and fanev stall at the hospital bazaar, applied for the use of the pub lic gardens for the purpose of holding a moonlight concert. The ladies con nected with the refreshment stall made a: similar request.-Granted. Patrick McHugli^Varren street, Kyneton, drew attention to the dam age caused to his fence opposite Mr. Jamieson's, where a quantity of filling has been placed against the fence by ' the; council's employees. The fillin...
POINTS FOR CONSIDERATION. [?] DAIR[?] [Newspaper Article] — Kyneton Guardian — 13 January 1914
'E'nc Vaiie r i" cam cry Co. A :nvr : -ill", C. *t. I "'cics. !irof;-;i:c>r of | hrsb^'idry, Missouri College of J ""cultinc4 i>r-ve 'lie 'following ^grashs -- i ' '^Essentials for Successful Feeding ! ^ of Dairy; Cows. j xl^-Kecp the cow ttic year rov.nd ! ylinder.the conditions oi earlv stiraui'j:.-. ! J. To do \]r.s obsene the roiio\\ m | 2. FecM, a~i~ abundance ct p '-LJlc i fo'ed.^ lf"st]?e cow 4c c 3 not respond.! ''soli her-.- Ths greatest mistake mnde in b?r;dlinij cows m Wssouii is under -fee din gc. - \ ' ,3. Feed a 1>alanced ration To do this feed corn ^sila^e. clover, alfalfa.. ' ocwpoa hay, Timothy hay, qorii foc_- ? , der and corn is-a ji^or ration^for milk, jf- a"!- &lt;.&lt;r e.l by\>nc-halF yjund of cottons ecu r;c\l penday 4, Fve'o succuleitt,"ration. B&lt; :ld a si:o .&lt;nd f od corn sVa^e in white, w'lyc'i iH»"£ to nu'ce summer COELU* tioiis 'he ycai^ around. J\ j -5 rFeed the covr X 5b of'giain for ercn 3 Ifr. of r>...
ELPHINSTONE. [Newspaper Article] — Kyneton Guardian — 13 January 1914
ELPHINSTONE. -&lt;&lt;£> Extensive I.ush Fires.-The large bush lire that broke on: in Dr. Atkin son's Porcupine Estate on Friday swept the countryside right up to the Rain's Horn, three miles north of Sutton Grange, where the fire lighters checked it. At g p.m. on Saturday it broke out again and crossed the Ben dii;o stock route and was checker! in the Myrtle Creek Ranges near Mr. A. Carnochan's homestead ;ii u o'clock at night. It destroyed a large tract of grass ami miles of fencing. No houses were burned, but sorns narrow escapes occurred. Fire fighters came from all directions and assisted in keeping- the fire confined to as' small a compass as possible. The cool wind that sprang up on Sunday was heart ily welcomed by the watchers. Chapman Trophy Competition. The third match in the second round of the above competition in the Kyne ton District Cricket Association was played oil Saturday. Taradale t Wall flowers) were to have met Daphnes at Elpliinstone. but di...
ROMANCE OF A FOUNDLING HOSPITAL CHILD BECAME A GREAT DOCTOR. [Newspaper Article] — Kyneton Guardian — 13 January 1914
P.OP.IANCE > OF A FOUNDLING HOSPITAL- CHILD BECAME " ~ GREAT DOCTOR. 'A remarkable slory of inheritec* ? ability wis toid at the Holhorn Hall London:-..ay, = Hie ,Majror ofoHolborn Cr. "C. ^Fitz-Roj" Doll, at a lecture b;. Dr Wooc's Jlufcbinson on eugenics .Many yeais ?j,o a foundling, tbc child'p£sa. housemaid in Holborn, was taken "tp irhe.Fov.nd'ing Hospital. The cffild.^&as educated at ihe hotp't.! Vf'oirja-Echolarship to; a-London d:iy school.- and.'.«Iatcr.- a- scholarship at Cambridge. Subsequent!}' he devoted bins elf (cT medicine. and was now a 'London physician of J'.uropeau re , plltCw." ].. -7. . J - rinvesti-gatinir the oarcntacrc of .'the--.child it »vas/ discovered that hi? ........ frrandr-ithcr hid been a famous Bcr- j jin nliyt-ican ^--bose son had come to L,o-"lon ;>; ?,. bubs t"7. r.ssistnni a:i:l . j"-rr:ed a hw:s»;:;r.irl. ! '--IfV"" \ir = v.-.' '. be :.;£?n;. &lt;>:? :!; I\ ,.'nv - ; !'. .!i~:b:n ib \Y ?? ? '? }ic '' \\''?: ;i v.v.:; i...