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BALLARAT PRODUCE MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Clunes Guardian and Gazette — 5 June 1914
BALLARAT PRODUCE MAR KET. ! The quotations are:-Wheat, 3s 1 Id for prime milling. Oats :-Fair feed, Is lid to 2s for stout hoavy milling. .Pens, 4s to 4s 3d. Bar ley:-Prime, 3s 3d; fair to good, 2s 9d " to 3s. Cape, 2s 3d. Flour, £9. Bran, £5 5s. Pollard, £5 10s. Potatoos, now £3 5s to £3 "15£ Hay r -Best chaffing, £2 2s 6d; manger, £2 OH to £2 7s Gd. Straw, 32s 6d.'i
WOMAN CHASES BURGLAR. [Newspaper Article] — Clunes Guardian and Gazette — 5 June 1914
WOMAN CHASES BURGLAR. Late on Wednesday flight Mrs i Skinner, -who resides in Fitzroy-str.eet, Clydo (N.S.W.), was clearing1 away dishes used by her son, who had just left homo to go on duty on the rail ways, when in walked a tall young man with a piece ot iron piping-.in his hand, " Cry out and I'll brain you," he said. " I want all the money you have." Mrs Skinner, who is middle aged, kept her presence of mind. She said she would give him all her money if he did not harm her. She went to a drawer, and taking her revolver, flashed it round in the face of the astonished intruder. " This is all the money you are likely to get," she said. The man'immediately turned and rushed out. Mrs Skinner called to him to stop ; but as ho continuod running she fired two shots in quiok succession. At the second shot the man exclaimed, " I'm shot." Mrs Skinner ran to Plyde railway station, and the polioo were telephoned for, A seavoh was made, but no trace of the man oould bo found, TlltU'fi wag iv ...
Hot Wax Cure. [Newspaper Article] — Clunes Guardian and Gazette — 5 June 1914
Hot Wax Cure. Dr Barfche de Sandfort, a French physician, lias just made an important communication to the Paris Academy of Medicine with regard to the cura tive properties of wax, or hard paraffin (says "Lloyd's Weekly"). Soft paraffin is vaseline-j liquid paraffin is oil. Both enjoy the con fidence of the medical profession and the public, comparatively recently liquid paraffin has attained to an enormous vogue as. a laxative. . After eight years' work on the sub jeot Dr Barthe de Sandfort in 1909 actually entered a large vat full of paraffin at a temperature, of consider ably over 120 deg. Fah. (50 deg. Centigrade). ' It is not many people who can endure a bath of llO deg. F. _ By this experiment he proved that by means of paraffin it is now possible to make an external application to the human body of a temperature very much higher than has hitherto been deemed possible without provoking pain or serious scalding. In practice the results may be divided into medical and surgical. ...
BALLARAT DAIRY PRODUCE MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Clunes Guardian and Gazette — 5 June 1914
BALLARAT DAIRY PRODUCE MARKET. Phillips and Chamberlain report: Butter: Prime factory prints Is Id; lump, 1 J^d; separator; ] Od to 10^d ; da,iry, 8d. Eggs, Is 6d. Bacon: Sides, lid ; middles, Is; hams, Is 3d. Honey, 3d to 3 '/2A. Lard, 7j^d Choose, 8}^d to 9^4. Onions: £8, Potatoes, i' l to £-i 15s. For bronchial coughs, take "Woods' Great Peppermint Cure, 1/6 In an address to the women of East Belfast on Tuesday Sir Edward Carson said a horrible, detestable and unclean bill had passed thi House of Commons. The Ulster position whs in great peril. There was slight hope left in the amending biil, but Ulster would prob. ably iind only a putrid skeleton of the rejected offers. Dehpite the Govern ment's fleet, nil the preparations in Ulster were going on. They must have move Mausers, and -would never glvp up those they kw! jjrsatly. . j
DESERT SURGERY. [Newspaper Article] — Clunes Guardian and Gazette — 5 June 1914
DESERT SURGERY. Router's representative has bad an interview v/ith Mr H- Hyltop Sitnpson, who tas just returned: from a scientific expedition in the "Algerian' Hinterland. Mr Hylton-Simpson, who is al ready well known for his anthio pological investigations on the Congo, has for some years been studying the Bedouin and other tribeB of the desert. He had heard much of the wonderful skill of "the tribal doctors, particularly in.Blirgery- On this expedition, though the sheikhs gave him little assistance, be oame into touch -with a friendly Arab dootor who helped him to a meeting with sight village surgeons. He han brought back for the, learned societies a mass of valu ably information "and a large 1 colisotion 'of native ourgibal in '^truments' (saytj "The limes"). These, consisting of 50 ."saws, lancets,' and probes, "are crudest description, but prove ^Higbljr effective. The only train ing these tribal doctors obtain is ^tH&t handed on from father to ?iion. Very few are able ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Clunes Guardian and Gazette — 5 June 1914
Kept Awake at Ntght. Little Cuti cura Ointment Cured, PJotSlight est Return of Eczema Sinco( Bsjrvlow," Bibboa St., Rockdale, N.9.W, -"My armB wcro covered with on itching; burning rash, which tops mo owalto at night (being Always worse at night). I went to . chemUt fiod ho told so It was dry oczcma. Ho bats me ointments v&Sdi I used for ols woSco without-aoy cood result. Just u I won getting disheartened I taw advortlesd . the Outlcura Olnunont, co I tent for soma, tndljm pleased to mj a little ef It cures irioand 1 have hover had tha ellshtcjt rotum of the eczema. I would adrlia anyone out fprUis fromany form of ultln fllsoaso to bIto . ' birttevBa-Olntmrat a .Mat. I est bathlna "tay'"baby -vtltli CUttciia Boay; £=tS am ? -pIo»e«i -to' Bay she has. a fovety tSsSa" (BlSned) Mw.'Aliijllltford, NovembMvJ332. .-fo'V-:"-i'' ' ' . ^,.1'!' V'' ",i>> . "r1^8^ffiN0-EPZEfc1AON CHEEK 1. "" Palmerston, South Otago, N. fe-M The^ eruption of eczema commcnced m d small . '.pot or p...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Clunes Guardian and Gazette — 5 June 1914
AT W, J. CHAMPION'S v---\ Blankets! Blankets! '©BEAT BARGAINS IN BLANKETS Size and Weight of every pair stamped on Blanket, and Guaranteed all "Victorian Wool. LARGE DOUBLE BED SIZE, 19s lid. Climes Agent for Eagiey Mills. Men's Suits made from customers' own material, latest cut and style Youth's 26s 6d; Men's 80s. AT 6W. J. C fl A M P I O N'S" Commoitwealtb JifeBanfe of Bustvalia HEAD OFFIOE 8YDNEY Ala Bank Is opon for all cl&sses of GENERAL BANKING BUSINESS »t EQUITABLE BUILDING, OOLLINS STREET, MELBOURNE AIm At Sydney, Canberra, Adelaide, Perth, Hobart, limbane, Ilookhamptou, Towaivill?, and I.ondoft. «*b1» remittances made Co, and drafts drawn on foreign places dirccc. Foreign hilU negotiated and collected. Letters of credit i=J3ued to any part of the world. Hills negotiated or forwarded for eaUeetlon. Baoklng and Exchange P.mmass of every description translated within the Common* wealth, United Kingdom and abroad. Current accounts opened. Interest paid on fixed deposit...
War's Grim Penalty. [Newspaper Article] — Clunes Guardian and Gazette — 5 June 1914
War's Grim lPehaifcy. The; "ltoelnischo Zeitu*g," -which recently, printed on odrertisomenfc sotting forth that a Balkan)' State de sired to get into communication with a firm able to supply sovoral thousand artificial limbs immediately (states "The Daily News" Berlin correspon dent on April 11), now puUislies an article from a Bulgariati Army surgeon describing the pitiful condi tion of the maimed soldiery , in the streets of Sofia six months after -the conclusion of peace. | ' "Our industry is totally unable to ' deliver the quantity of artificial limbo i required to turn the young and legless ' men at; least outwardly into' wholo ; men," writes ' this officer." "Fre quently one meets in 'the .' streets 'groups of such war cripples painfully ?.dragguis ibacw^.es along "with the aid of sticks and supports shaped by their own hands!" ' . jJThe surgeon denoiirisii-modern war offices which oxpdnd wonder lavishly on other branches of' l6ie service,' but re duce oxpenditiire oii medical...
EXPERIENCE v. GENERALITIES. [Newspaper Article] — Clunes Guardian and Gazette — 9 June 1914
EXPERIENCE v. GENERALITIES. There aro no liars like statistics, it has been said, and our memory is al ways lying to us with more statistics of our past experience. All the thought of tho -world is full of them, for it is all based upon memories, and there is nothing to correct those but the quick ness of prosent experience. That is what Walt Whitman meant when ho said that to look with the eye confounds tho wisdom of ages. It is not that each one of us now is wiser than any wise man of tho past; but that all wis dom has tho past for its material, and can therefore bo oorrectod by an ex perience of tho moment. We need not be wise in our own conceit, but wo must not allow tho wisdom of others to dull the freshness of our own exp&lt;"" ience. What some groat man ma.;is out of his memories may be better thai, what we make out of our own; but r must not take the place fir us . o what happens to ourselves.. Most &lt; the worst iniquities and oppressions oi the world happe...
IS THE WHALE DISAPPEARING? [Newspaper Article] — Clunes Guardian and Gazette — 9 June 1914
IS THE WHALE~D1SAPPEARING?, rriTwini.il I Tho fact that tuu ..ualo is disappear ing is pointed out by tho hoad of the Paris Natural History Museum. Sovera) apocies will probably soon bo lost on account of the vory active hunting be* ing carried on at present. No less than thirty Norwegian companies are engag ed in this work off the western coast of Africa, and on tho eastern coast in the Mozambique region. The danger is as great from English enterprise. This ac count of tho future extinction of tho whale led the Academy to pass resolu tions recommending tho interest of the government in the matter, and calling cor an international commission.
ONCE MORE DUAL-PURPOSE. [Newspaper Article] — Clunes Guardian and Gazette — 9 June 1914
, tNCE MORE DUAL-PURPOSE. Tlio dual-purpose ghost will not down and yet for all its bobbing up hore ana thoro aud gibboring, it is nothing woro than a ghost. It ia a half-way propo sition whoro none but halt-way dairy farmoru will caro to stop and loao time and money. A rocont numbor of tho "Toxas Stockman and Farmer'' con tains a contribution from Mr. B. O. Cowan, in which tho author contro verts some of tho statements and reas oning mado by "Hoard's Dairyman" in ono of its rocont uttorancos upon tbio aubjoct. Most of Mr. Cowan 'a article ia a ro-haah of ancient history, but ho occasionally makes a concroto otate mont. Like all othor advocates of this delusion, ho completely ignoros tho two basic objections to tho theory:-(1) That it is a subversion of true brood ing principles to attempt to unite pro fitably two such opposing tempera monts as tho milk tompcrnmcnt and mo beef teuiporainent; (2) that tho produc tion of such cattlo is uneconomic, so Car at least as tho dairy furmor i...
SPORTING NOTES. TENNIS [Newspaper Article] — Clunes Guardian and Gazette — 9 June 1914
SP0RTJ88 suFES. ;BY: " PAKlirfA.'O TENNIS The local court was occupied pretty well the whole day on Saturday last W.ith a match between eight males o£ the local club and a similar number of St. Aiden's, Ballarat. The visitors arrived by the first train. It was the best out of 3 sets. . The visitors won one rubber, that was against Messrs Skellet and Hardy. The match was most enjoyable. The visitors were entertained during the afternoon. They stayed at Smith's National hotel, and were well | looked after, and expressed apprecia ; tibn thereof. The Clunes club I secured an easy victory. For children's hacking cough at night, Woods' Great Peppermint Oure, 1/6
A LADY DIVER. EXPERIENCES ON THE SEA FLOOR. [Newspaper Article] — Clunes Guardian and Gazette — 9 June 1914
A LADY DIVER. EXPERIENCES ON THE SEA I FLOOR. ! Tho experiences of Mllo. Mariner, oi Now Brighton, said to bo the only lady marino divor in the world, form inter esting reading. As so often is the case, it wub mere accidont which lad Mile Mariner to tako up so strango a calling. In consequenco of a clashing of con tracts, her husband, himaolf n profes sional diver, requested his wifo to re lieve him of tho contract to -give a Bories of oxhibitionB of marino diving in tho Brighton Aquarium by undertak ing it herself. "It roquired a good deal of courage" she Bays,/'to givo my consent, but at Inst I did, and novor shall I forget how uorvo-trying was my first experience. Even preparing myself for the dive was an ordeal. "First of all my body was encased In largo sweators, then my rubber trousers and costumo were drawn on. In order to get my hands through the rubber wrist wrings they had to be cramped, and after a largo pad had been placed on my shoulder a large plato was passed ovor my ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Clunes Guardian and Gazette — 9 June 1914
Piano & Organ Tailing Oor Piano Tuner, Mr GEO. PARKER, i fa it proaent in Clufloa, Thoso requiring ?h® aorvicea of a thoroughly competent j are requested to loavo their name 1 and address at Backhand's. Clunes will MViaitod quartorly. Ask for particulars regarding our fcinyearly tuning hat. j JSuttons Prop13. JLtd., ? BALLAKAT, j And at Melbourne, Boudigo^and Geelong j .I. W> PRESTON | Ironmonger, | FURNITURE DEALER, AND TIMBER MERCHANT, (Royal Buildmga) JBraser and Bailey Streets DESIRES to call the attention ot the public to hiB large and varied stock la all departments, Electro-plated Ware Fnrniture Cutlery Bedsteads £fjampwaro Bedding QoUoware and Vrams & Go-Ga-ta Fnrnishing Ironmongery Travelling Bags and Trunks BPKCIAL PUROHAoE of SPORTING AMMUNITION in Eynoch (smokeless) Kynoeh (blaokj Ballistite " New Club i" Amberite , Ely's " Bonn " Ajaz ,, Hinpiro " Winchester Oattridges, smokeless Mack. Stoves, Ooppers & Frames, Colonial Ovens, Water Bags, Butt...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Clunes Guardian and Gazette — 9 June 1914
AT W. J. CHAMPIOI'S Blankets! Blankets! GREAT BARGAINS IN BLANKETS Size and Weight of every pair stamped on Blanket, and Guaranteed all Victorian Wool. LARGE DOUBLE "BED SIZE, 19s lid. Climes Agent for Eagley Mills. Men's Suits made from customers' own material, latest cut and style Youth's 26s 6d; Men's 30s. AT W. J. CHAMPION'S s; Commonwealth J|fe Bank of Hustralia HEAD OFFIOE SYDNEY lank Is open for all classes of GENERAL BANKING BUSINESS it EQUITABLE BUILDING, COLLINS STREET, MELBOURNE Also at Sydney, Canberra, Adelaide, Perth, Hobart, Brisbane, Itockhampton, Towimville, and Londoa. flflble remittances made to, and draft* drawn on foreign placos direct. Foreign bill* negotiated and ' oollected. Letters of credit isiued to any part of the world. Bills negotiated or forwarded for collection. Rankin? and Exchange HnaineM of ever/ description transacted -within the Common* wealth, United Kingdom and abroad. Current accounts opened. Interest paid oo flxsd depoilu. Advances mads ayams...
UNIQUE CHRISTMAS PUDDING. [Newspaper Article] — Clunes Guardian and Gazette — 9 June 1914
.UNIQUE CHRISTMAS PUDDING. One of tho most remarkable Christ mas puddings on record waa the one mado by tho late Lord Wolseloy and & brother officer to celebrate the Christ mas spent in tho Crimoa. These are the details: A box of figs did for fruit. Suot was unobtainable, so they used rancid grease. There was no flour to be had, so thoy made some by ponud log up ship's bisouit with a pestle and mortar. Tho latter articles were also improvisod-a Russian round shot and % pieco of an exploded shell. 'When tho moss was proporly mixed it was tlod la n towel and placod to boll. An order to hurry to tho tronchoa out short this Jporation, however, and the fate of the budding hung for a moment is doubt. Either it had to bo wasted or eaten half cooked. It was eaton, and Woli* Cloy had to retire some time lator from the trenches under dootor'o orders.
Clunes Guardian & Gazette THE NOBLEST MOTIVE IS THE PUBLICGOOD Tuesday, JUNE 9, 1914. [Newspaper Article] — Clunes Guardian and Gazette — 9 June 1914
TUB NOBLEST MOTIVE IS THE PUBLICGOOD . Tuesday, JUNE V 1914/ We regret to record the death of Mr "William Dixon, at the ripe ago of 90 years. Ho was one of the earliest pioneers of the Clunes district, and widoly known, having lived here for upwards of sixty years. Deceased was ot a very generous, kind and churitable disposition, and for many years was a prominent worker at the Hospital Fetes and other charitable gatherings. His name will long be remembered by a largo circle of friends. The funeral of deceased will take place on Wednesday, at 3 p.m., from the residence of MraNichol (nurse) off Albert street, North Clunes. Members of the Clunes Musical Society aro requested to be in atten dance at tho howling green on Thurs day next, at 3.30, in concert dross. Ratepayers generally are reminded that unless all rates are paid on Wed nesday, 10th June, they will not lie enrolled on the municipal rolls, and consequently will not be entitled to voto at the annual elections fw £0W> dil1...
WHY PILLOWS ARE HARMFUL. [Newspaper Article] — Clunes Guardian and Gazette — 9 June 1914
WHY PILLOWS ARE HARMFUL. "You ore only one out of millions," Qid a West find physician to me (mites a contributor to a London paper) when I complained that my Bight s sleep seldom proved completely resotrative. "Very few people kuow how to sleep properly. Almost every one makes one misiuko or anolher wiih regard to bed, bedclothes, or pillows, and some ot these mistakes have seri ous consequences. Take the old-iush oind bolster surmounted by a pillow, or what ia almost as bod, one pillow on top of another. Some people I kuow oso even three pillows. When one lies on the back suoh an arrangement tips up the head, compressing the blood and lymphatic vessels of the Heck, and preventing the return ol waste matters from the brain. The brain lies all night in a bath of nerve oiBon, and no wonder it is heavy and' ull in the morning. But worao still, this attitude promotes spinal curva ture. In the caso of young growing people it may permanently deform the spinal column and produce an ugly s...
CLAIMED BY TWO WIVES. CHARGE AGAINST STOCK AND STATION AGENT. [Newspaper Article] — Clunes Guardian and Gazette — 9 June 1914
CLAIMED BY TWO WIVES. CHARGE AGAINST STOCK AttD STATION AGENT. Evidence of an extraordinary character was given on Friday at the Ballarat city police court during the hearing o£ a caso iu which a well dressed man, William Sims West, 29, described as a stock and station agent, was charged with bigamy. The allegation set forth that accused, on 22nd May, 1913, at Ballarat, married Ada Morrison, while on 30th April, 19H, he also, at Young (N.S.W.), married Mildred Scott Liddle, Ada Morrison, being then alivo. Sergeant Nicholson prosecuted on behalf of the j police. Mr L. Cussen appeared foi the defence. Ada West gave lengthy evidence She stated that she had kept company with accused for five years prior to her marriage, which was celebrated by Rev. S. J. Hoban at the bouse of hur uncle, in Victoria-avenue, Bal krat West. Mary Blewitt and Leah Hicks witnessed the marriage. Her father and brother were among the company at the ceremony. Witness said accused left for New South Wales on the ...
No More Indigestion. WONDERS ACHIEVED BY NEW PRODUCT. [Newspaper Article] — Clunes Guardian and Gazette — 9 June 1914
No More Indigestion. WONDERS ACHIEVED BY NEW PRODUCT. It. scorns reasonable to suppose that in n short time thero will be no more indigostion or dyspepsia. The okl stylo " digestives'' such as bismuth, popsine, charcoal, soda, etc., which after all are only temporary in their effects, are rapidly becoming discarded in favor of a simple antacid, known to chemists as BISUUATED magnesia, with the result that physicians are being called upon to treat fewer cases of stomach trouble than ever before. This is not so very surprising when it is remembered that, according to available statistics, over ninety per cent, of all stomach troubles aro due to acidity. Bisur.ited magnesia may readily be obtained from any chemist at a small cost, a"d half-a-teaspoonful taken in a little water after meals immediately neutralise all harmful ncids in the stomaoh, prevent fermen tation, and thus rendor the food easy of digestion.