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TALKS ON HEALTH. CARE OF THE EYES. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 3 March 1914
:TALKS ON HEALTH. (BY A FAMILY DOCTOR.) . : CARE OF THE EYTES. :'e'^o can provide you with fal'e tee~i. w-:e i'cauuot gije you fa'!le eyei to sce-with. '''The 'wyes you are born with must take; you .: to tith g'rave. So it is worth while spend 4n.g a- little ,arc Un thinu. Always read :.d idork in u good ligIht; it is bad cco;io n. y to work in, a poor liglit for the sakL of saving on the gas bill. When you ar writing ,tho light should fall over your left ihoulder; do not stl, with your back to the light and obscure the paper with your own.shadow. . Your books should be printed in largo' typs; it strains the eyes uunec..s sarily to read fine types Bibles are gcne. alyl. printed in very irritating type, bL cavse the: book is such a long one and it; ihas to be compressed into a -convenieut, poriablo size.. Buy your favorite books ih the Bible in small separate editions, they can be bought for a, penny and will :.ot- strain your eyes.
FIGHT WITH BIG SNAKE. WOMAN CUTS REPTILE IN HALF. Sydney, 25th February. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 3 March 1914
FIOHT WITH BIG SNAKE. .WOMAN CUTS RE1PTILE IN HALF. r Sydney,. 25th' Febinury..'''. C' Or. Janios' Kiennedy: of Welelvinl; near Coraki, had' a'; thrilling. encounter withi:, Dig carpet eiakle, 1,lift. in lenugtlii liichl' when .aftcrw ards dissected, .was found tuo contain. five chiia : eggs and 'a silver fork". Mrs. Keinedy, wicihe about to takei a. Ibot tle froT a. kitchen' dresser, saw. the snake in the -it of stiriking' at her. Cr. Ke'i. nedy wenit to .her assistance, and to save' his iwife seized the snake with both hiandi... Thie ~:rptile wotind itsalf round his neck anid biloy. The stiirggle was a desperate :one, bu?t i was ended by Mrs. Kennedy comin- to thi3icscus with a knife aid cutt tine th';. sntake in two.
ITCH IN HORSES. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 3 March 1914
'ITCH ;IN. HORSES. 'A .large number of horse owners hmnave been worried for some time over - the presence of itch in tlhe legs of horssc, due to the presence of wihat is known as "suck ing horses' louse." .,Technically this is de scribed' as' "Haemato Pnif Afii;". Nu morous .ciomplaints have been made -o. the Agricultural. 'defbartment, \vhoa. e.xperts announce that the most effective and cheap est metopd 'of 'eradication is as follows: Obtain 'a mixture by boilingr together 21.'. of sulphuir. and lib. of lime in a keiosene tin of water 'for an hour, and.then. using the clear -golden liquid thits obtained to thicroulhly saturate the hair on the legs of the horses. M r. Tiilry Tsom, a' school toachori was playineg- billiardls,.at the Withain (Essex) Con stitutional Club, when a loud explosion oc curiTd. Tho· howl of a clay pipe h]', was. smo kintt wa,; 'lshattered. andl a bullol, lodg(ed in o wall. Mr. .I.omi wan-tcrribly frilrhtrencrd, but wvs not hurt.. BEfC[ore .'dlaine 'billiardc...
GIRL'S FIGHT WITH BEAR. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 3 March 1914
* "IRL'S IGH??IT WITH BEiAI,.. - lll. O?' a oset, a young girl ainimal ' tamer, oa theli . 2nf.d Jam`fiary entered -?he c:-agoe CiJ . la.f e .i l bear' in a r.mncagerie at, Li' usuanne (Swiutwriland) to put tlhe anfnim. t:hrou, li?..i ts. paces. . . : - The bcar; howev'er "rished 'it tho g-irl ]o ?!as?l nuarminic, '."anu "astinding..'. u1,::, .hxuggead ·Icer wit its· fore p : ujs jdi:vs m -at -tc:.npt d toi seize - ner "by?.the " thirona?t -,i : M .Tenarnin thr 'guis step-fathcr. rush d into t"lo cage, B~ut was proniptly kLnockcad ieieseltss by a blow from the trear, hidi thek iit the girl iin theo shoulder, ani' .s he Sfinted. :. Several assistants with oiron bars arrivied, •a: d kiftetr driving the bear into a corner :of the cage, carried ou- the two vict·iinsl of tihe atttack. MIle. PRossct was seriously: in ured.
1400-GUINEA SNEEZE. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 3 March 1914
100::-c:UI :. iIOO EA SNLEZF. : A :i simple sneeze in Tattersall's (London),' in January, nearlycost Mr. Alfred Sadler; ·the Newmarket trainer, 1400 guineas. Mr. Sadler was standingby ]the ring while one of Mir. Stedall's vearlings was beig sold. The biddling had gone up by O5's to :1350 iumeau * Suddenly Mr. Sadlci'. head: jerked :vio lentlv, and Mr. Tattersiall took'it for a bid . of another fifty. The filly was :then knock ad down to hirA1. and it took. hiim quite a lono time to explaih thit :he was sneezing, not bidding. Ultimately th, gentleman whyo bid ,1350 guineas took- over -.the filly.
THE GREATNESS OF LONDON [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 3 March 1914
THE GREATNESS OF LONDON. .What'may be called "traffic London,' comprising a ring with a radius of 30 miles, has an area of only 2808 square niles and a population of 8,471,146. What this, means may be realised from a qon sideration of tie following table: Scq. Miles. Population Iroland .... ... 32,000... 2, . 4,382,000 Scotland ... ... . 30,000 ... 4,760,00'J Australia... .. .. 3,063,000 ... 4,920,000 Canlada ....... 3,730,000 ... 7,205,000 It will thus be seen that "traffic London'" has .-t population practically as great as, Ireland and Scotland together, nearly twice as great a-s Australia,' and greater than Cunada.
LETTER FROM A DEAD WIFE. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 3 March 1914
* "TFT' TE . fROM Ai JWIAI WIPE. A aretired C.',piain unminiil d a''rett, wh·o ]i\'es 't Ph, nlout, h]ris ~jst- receiveed a lot.' tr from l'is wife, Who 1has bcon dend for 10 yea.' ''he letter ,-a, written vby Mro. B?a'retti "0 years before o's died,, and icsted from. Redruth, ,Cornwall It did not i.reach' .Capt"p tnain 3arrettJ who was. in Spain at thoe tisie, bnut ithe Spanish pos~t office is evidently. a 'most reliable institution, tliOugh jer haps, a little slow in its methods, for the letter was sent 'back to Redruth after 30 years. The local postal officials traced 'Captain Barrett to Plymouth, and the let ter was delivered to him.
WOMAN BURIED ALIVE. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 3 March 1914
''WOMAN BURIED ALIVE. An .elderly woman was buried alive in January in the cemetery: of Iochwald, Switzerland. After the burial ceremony the grave digers were about to fill in ,the graye v hen-they heard knocking in the coffin. In stead of. rendering immediate help they fled iinterror t6 inforni the doctor and tho cure.' When thle doctor arrived: at- tho ,grave tlii coffiTn was opened* and-lit vwas found, that the womnan, wvho .had turned over, had .died.
EMIGRATION FROM ENGLAND. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 3 March 1914
* EMIGRATION FROM ENGLAND. ..ccordinz to Board of Trade i:.retur.ns ^ 388,813 'British. subicets emigrated 'frcijm'i.?i the United Kingdom during. 1913, Qf whomni 284,663 went to other part- of. the Em pire,anid 104,150 to foreign countries;,:,.. British North America absorbed:. ,'ie, greatest proi-ortion, 190,903; Australi:a au other; 56,799, New, Zealiand .14,244, miand: British South Africa 10,919. The .Unitedl States secured 94.,666. ,;;,;' Male British ,emigrants - numbeed 178,468, -and there wer3, 140,6ý6 women,l, and 6.,649 .children under 12,, years of: aget.
CIGARS FOR MAGPIES. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 3 March 1914
* (I'GARS FOR Q hAGNFS. SInnumerable itoriie are told of fth:? .do. nis of utmagpies. '1The labesit. is.0 of on i-which wiasi offeicd ::anu e.xtiniisgislicd c igan ,.tnim ii T -ihe' biird beganIlt to tear the stlui pl ;piairt. .bit, ippalirently clihanin. it. mi?? iidiu. : proCcee?ld to ::rub the stump, : 'li in its chil, ver eVer p: $art ;of its : body, iicludin' :the .insl . 'teid iii~h lwigs, in a very carefu?l ::and n: m'thcdi ,al anincri fTO experinment :vwas r.ipeatd iiatr:v tirides; ahlw'ya;?ith the smii 2esult. T hrhiif mnagpie is- so foind of tobac C ohlidti.:it .iha's r:epcatdly.. snatch'ed a! lighlted: ib i r o fi~on its ov,'ner's .handid .It it::so ',icks pn f fllcdn cigar 'r?les aiid~streisvetliem c'ver its lcitlier It· is suatyested that :'1.esc. dctionSi av'e : I urpoe.e leI 'destilied: tiol;i of pairasites, ,and are- determine-r. -by :inherited iustiiuct. 'I:n' the wild state, sonmle :inidentified lplan't hu; iilt ave beeIn is'ed :in. Stead oif tobacco, :s : inieecti...
CATS THAT CAME BACK. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 3 March 1914
f; - 'CATS THAT- CAIME BACK. A; kitten iboti. sii imontlio:t. old 'was t'ken to a house a' few i miles Ifrom: its -birth .place .,codnfined in a:: roomi aidd -teidcrlv 'cared :!fo: frduringi / a ee; nidthen: et" at libertyi. It wan isulpceed t0o :lhave becoimo ,habitiiated to: its new surroundiigs, .bu.it ; rturl'iicd .o ito.s d .hhome on thel day of: its. release. - Tle ,euise of locality and diidec" tion v -a eoxliibited 6til imole :strikingl by a:i old tomn cat, v:?hich was stolen a. carried . ' distaice of .20 miles, confined,: ini a ba,',, T.he; cat was imprisoned, but made its escae pe and in -a few, days areappeared in a pitiable state ut the- holo-e " of -its former , matert, which ,was sepairated froni that of the thief by a high wooded -cliff.
A COLLECTOR'S PROFIT. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 3 March 1914
S A COIL0 ECTOR'S PROFIT. , Sir James .Yo.xall' tells, in his new book about collectina, .a story of a :collecto's,'a haiidsome profit . .i bookseller pirci ased 0 for £ 200 :: th:: M S.: of o.i of .;Dic ns'is: best b works. F&lt;i'or a: lodnig time tlhl-' interesti g ianI ,uscrii't had -lail neolected. I ai. told that i' ]ohad'" been, left don tlhe in antelpiece of ?-n btmpity. hlouse formerly inhabited; by a iprson -con nectc l. with,: Chailes ' Dickons in, busiinesu' The bookseller tred to sell 'it 'for~.£500;," n.nd fatiled; '£400.,: and failed; £300. and , failed, 'A feiw ears later, having to .meet `: a sudden demand for :cash; he 'parted with thel M S.. for the sum hli gave - ,for it. £200. , The purichaser at' that price kept :ihe .WMS. . for' some yeyars, until one morning a iook'A -seller,, thel agent of a now famous butt" iat t hat.i time iinknowln 'collector of raritics,; 'cane to the owner .of .the MS ,and offered 'to buy it. " ('My price is s£2000,'. said the ....
OUR MINES. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 3 March 1914
OUR. MINES. The gold production last week realched 4277oz.l 16dwt. Great Extended Hustlcr'i ,ý occupiced pride of place *with 4656z. 13diwt.,., includinig 107oz. 5dwt., obtained from plates. : New :Chunm Goldfields filled eccond .place .with : fin: e r:reourjn of. 3530z. :9dwt.,: nd Souti I New .Moon came third 6iiith '289dioz 4diwt., :which included SGo;.. obtained from : :plates. Other good rctiir'is w:erci-Lan-l; sell's Little ]O liine, 256oz. 7dwt.:; oh Ji 'i .oniis ,Ik.ef, 235oz.. 10dwt. , Ceitril ;Red : 1 hVlite anid Blue, 1570z. 15dwt.; Golden.: EPyce, 141oz. Carlisle, 1360z. 13dwt; Viir' :' gini, 124oz .4dwt. ; Great Norther 123 cz. lOdwt. .and Ironbark; 109oz.' Two dividoilds were declared, nanicly, Grect;' lExtocndcd Hnstlcr'e, 1' (1700)O , and oditff i New Moon 1/ (..O). ' `;
VICTORIA'S VITAL STATISTICS. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 3 March 1914
SVICTORIA S VITAL STATISTICS. A very intCresting announcement is, made in conniection 'with the vital statistics lo:, .Victoria :.which have just been issued by :the! Victorian ;Government, Statist,' Mr.': A. Mi Laughtori', ilamely,. that the "deithli rate for the Statoe during' t u ipast; year as the lowest ever recorded. The deaths in 1914; ? umbered 15,475, as 'against 16,595 for tli previous .year' Ii :Mebourne: and subturbs Sthere weie 7960, as against 8'822 in ,i-he iravioyus year; in Bendigo :and suburrbs :699,: as!against 793, and in Ballaiata and suburbsr -i718, as against 802 in the previous year. *In the metropolis there ,was a decliine from 616i to 563 in. the phthisis 'raate, biut in B-endigo and Ballarat there w:ias: a?in crease under this head frohi 69 to :79 :i'thn b case of the former, and from :42 to 46 in`i -case of the latter. Other.. tiubercular Sdiseases showed an increase in' Melbourne,,: Blendigo and: Ballarat, and the total deathsl: -from tiibercular disease...
MONSTER TRI-PLANE. FOR TRANS-ATLANTIC FLIGHT. CARRIES CREW OF TEN. PARIS, 27th February. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 3 March 1914
MONSTER FRI-PLANE. _FORI TRANS-ATLANTIC FLIGIf. , S CARRIES' CREWY OF TEN. PARIS, 27th February. ; An airman ii named Dumas has submitted to ,the Aerial Navigation Society his; plans": for -crossiing the Atlantic by aeroplane.; -* The machine he proposes to usie is"a tri-i plane with four 200 horse-power motors. -It: will- carry three pilots,. three mechanics, three6 naval officers, and a commander. With a. total weight of 9000 kilogrammes (nearly 9 tons) on board, the tri-plane will have a speed of 64 miles an hour. At the Wonder Zoo and Big Circus at Olympia, London, there are now to be seen the t4-lest:b nd the shortest' women in ,Europe, 1Marisiana, a Frieslander, sixteen years old, stands 7ft. 4in. high, and weighs 21st., and Asra, from Central Mexico, is eighteen yeaTs old,. stands 26in. high, and vyeighs 1b ' THE BENDIGONIA N, /PUBLIBHrD EVEBi TUEvDAY MORUNIe BENDIGO, TUESDAY, MARCH, 3, 1914.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 3 March 1914
Speclal. This Bank is open for all classes of GENERAL BANKING BUSINESS at - EQUITABLE BUILDING, OOLLINS STREET, NME-LOURNE Also at Sydney, Canberra, Adelaide, Perth, Hobart, Brisbane, ItRckhamnpton. Townsville, and London. Cable remittances nade to, and drafts drawn on foreign places direct. Foreign bills negotiated and collected. Letters of credit issue.( to an;y part of the world. I~ill( nego:iated or forwarded for Scollection. Bfankinz and LExch;ange BInsiriess of every desr:iption transacted within the Common wealth, United iingdonm and abroad. Current accounts opened. Interest paid on flied' deposita. Advances made against approved securities. SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT Victorian Central Offico: 317 COLLINS STREET, MELBOURNE. Branches in the above cities and 2,000 Ageonc as at Post Offices throughout the Conmmon;wealth. Deposits from 1/- to £300. Intoroet at 3; per annum. Deposits or Withdrawals may be made at any Branch or Agency within the Commonwealth IAMFR KRP'T.. r11-r- amwou...
TRAINS IMPERILLED. PARIS, 26th February. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 3 March 1914
. TRAIrS iMPERILLED. PARES, 26th Pcbrunary. A caseo of sabotage is reported olin the Paris-Diepue railway line, being the foiur-th w?ithin thlree months., :At midnight on Tuesday a pointsman noticed that an electric bell indictited that the !ine was closed, while a Signal :disc m:arked the line clear. H-e .found adjaccnt to thi signal post the weight that counter poised the disc. It had 'been b'olken off. Subsequently .another railvway. official ar lived with a deep cu;t on his helcad, He stated that ]he had (lued with fi'iends at his honme, and in comling back had trippead over the signal wire end brokenu 4off the weight. He added thath he had made' the wire fast in order to leave the. track .free and not delay trains.. His explanation was regarded .nas incre dible; aund he wias ariestd. '1 Among tho Alps there are several posti offices ata hieight of 6000ft. or 7000ft. One Ietter-box, from jwhich the postman makes four cblleotioin daily," is ne'arly 10,000 feet above the sea, leve...
THE OBSEQUIES. GRIEF AT INGLEWOOD. Inglewood, 26th February. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 3 March 1914
. THE OBSEQTJIES : . , GRIEF AT INGLEWOOD : TI :.., - lewood, -26tli' February. , The, news of .lie terrible traged y ;:.Boort on Tuesday a.-3 i receied h'ere wvithi deep", feelings of hiorror at th1 fearful tragedy and' regret at .the untimely death of a young man :who.e family and, relativt? are. well known throughout this and the Set pentine .district., Mr. S. 0. Coutts, tli victim of the muirder, ,was a nephew of tTie late' Mr.r. David Coiutts, M.LI:C.; of Setpen, tine, and one o- his aunts and some of his cousins reside inrInglewood arid Serpentine, Sincere sympatly is' extended to them in, their 'fearfully sudden bereavement. The family burial ground is in the Inglewood .Cem?etery, Iand the interment of' the body of the dece?sed young man took place in the cemetery this afternoon, the remains having been cbnveyed from Boort by the train arriving at Inglewood at 4 o'cloek. A Masonic buriAl was accorded, Mir. Couitt having been a member of the Boort Lodge There was a Ir.ee follo...