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WEDDERBURN. 30th December. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 6 January 1914
WEDDERBURN; 30th December. S:?r. George Smith, a very old and re spected butcher of this town, had his arm anud four ribs broken this morning through his horse bolting while he was getting into the cart. After Mr. Smith fell the horse careered along the main street, finally over turning the cart i.ear the Shire Hall.
SWAN HILL. 30th December. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 6 January 1914
30th DDecember. Whilst at a. picnic held. at Perital Islaid n day or two ago, Mr.: Harry Boyle` vwa 1 itten .o' tihe _left ?nee by at snake. H&lt;.o'. was attended by. Di. Plante, and is nowv pi'ogreisiing favorably . 31st December. A. party of 13 Canarian landEeekers ar_ rived ;here onr M1ondaay night for the purpose of ihspecting the. Swan iill :irrigation wet. tleement.?. They wer accompanii by Mr. '. J3assett, of the Water Commiission. Leaving here on Tiesday morning at 6 o'clock by motor cars, the Tyntynder Flats were visited, and ths party seemed fa vorably impressld .with the soil and its great possibilities. It was also intended to inspect Burton's new area, but the morning was extremely hot and dusty, and the time short;. and so the party returned to Swan Hill without seeing that. particu lar tract of country. They left for Mel bourne by the midday train on Tuesday.
SURF BATHERS DROWNED. TWO SISTERS PERISH. BOY GIVES LIFE FOR AUNT. Sydney, 30th December. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 6 January 1914
SURF BATHERS DROWNED. TWO SISTERS PERISH. 3BOY GIVES LIFE FOR AUNT. Sydney, 30th December. Three young persons were drowned at GCronuila ,this morning. They are Misses Marjorie and Daphne Louden, aged 22 -and 16 respectively, daughters of Mr Alexander Louden, boot manufv' turer, of Redfern, who is a prominent bowler, and their nephew, Alexander Louden, aged 12. ,The family, with the exception of Mr. Lpuden, senr., had been spending several weeks at their summer residence. At 7 o'clock this morning Marjorie. Daphne and Alexander went for a swim in the surf at Shelley Beach. The spot where they en tered the water is dangerous; treacherous currents abound, and several fatalities have occurred there. Marjorie roon got out of her depth, and was carried out to sea. Shi struggled against the currents, but be coming exhausted, went under. When she rose she screamed for help, and little Alexander plunged in to her assistance. Hie battled bravely, and reached his aunt, but was too exhausted t...
EAGLEHAWK. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 6 January 1914
EAGLEHAWK. A daring robbe'ry was committed at Miss Pearsall's boot shop in High-street during Monday week or the early hours of the next morning; when two pairs of menis boots were stolen from one of the shelves. On opening the premises yesterday morning Miss Pearsall noticed an empty box on &nbsp; the floor, and on looking round saw that two boxes, whiclh she had placed on one of the shelves the evening before, had been &nbsp; removed. An examination of the premises disclosed that the thief or thieves had &nbsp; evidently gained entrance by unlocking the padlock on the front door, which was again securely fastened by the intruder. Candle grease was to be seen in various places. No other goods were disturbed. Whilst returning from Bendigo Tuesdatj afternoon at about 1 o'dlock, Mr. and Mrs; William M'Douald, of Sydney Flat; and their son had an unpleasant expierience. When oppoiste Mr. J. Coakes's residence, at Pegleg-road, Thaglehawk, the king bolt iii the un...
BENDIGO MINING ACCIDENTS. THE YEAR'S RECORD. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 6 January 1914
. BENDIGO MlNNG ACCIDENTS: THE YEAR'S RECORD . Mr. J. E. M'Coll, mining inspector for the Bendigo district, has prepared his an nual report relating to mining accidents:in the district during the year 1913. The re port shows that no fatal accidents occur red-a fact which is very pleasing to re cord. There were altogether 20 accidents against 40 during 1912, and 38 in 1911.; Eight of the accidents were caused by falls of earth, which indicates that although there were no fatalities, there were acci dents which might have been attended with more serious rcsults. The following is a detailed list of the ac cidents:- Falls of earth ... ...... ......8 Rock drills ....... ...... ..., 2 Fall of sand on surface ... . :.. Quartz shoot accident ... ....... 1 Windlass rope breaking ... ... 1 Falling down winze ... .. ..... 1 Material falling down winze ... 1 Drill falling down shaft ..... 1 Miscellaneous ... ......... ...... 4 Total ... ...... .... ... ...20 Laincashire and Yorkshirei'e ill bai...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 6 January 1914
IN MEMORIAM. TREVILLIAN.-In sad and loving remembrance of my dear husband and our dear &nbsp; father, James Trevillian, who passed away on 5th January, 1913. At rest. Through all pain at times he'd smile &nbsp; A smile of heavenly birth. And when the angels called him home He smiled farewell to earth. Heaven retaineth now dear dad, Earth the lonely casket keeps. And the sunbeams love to linger Where our sainted loved one sleeps. &nbsp; Inserted by his loving wife and sons, J., W., S. WATSON. -In sad memory of Tom, who died &nbsp; at Swan Hill, 4th January, 1910. Inserted by his father, brothers and sister.
PYRAMID HILL. 1st January. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 6 January 1914
PYRAMID HILL. 1st January. &nbsp; Hector T. M'Donald, aged 11 years, who resides with his parents at Pyramid Hill was admitted to the Bendigo Hospital yes terday suffering from a compound fracture of the left leg below the knee. M'Donald's father was shifting furniture in a wag g0n, and the boy, who was riding on the back of the vehicle, carelessly allowed his leg to get caught into the wheel, with &nbsp; &nbsp; the result stated.
CASTLEMAINE CHARITIES' CARNIVAL. Castlemaine, 1st January. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 6 January 1914
CASTLEMAINE CHARITIES' CARNIVAL. Castlemaine, 1st January. The annual Charities' Carnival, held to- day was a most pronounced success. The day was beautifully fine. Eleven special trains brought a large crowd of visitors, the majority coming from Bendigo and Maldon. The usual procession was held, and proved to be of an imposing charac- ter. Mr. W. Redfearn was the marshal. It was headed by a four-in-hand coach, in which were seated the Mayor (Cr. Cor- nish), the councillors, and officers of the borough, as well as Mr. H. S. W. Lawson, new Minister for Lands; Messrs. J. Stern- berg and A. Hicks, Ms.L.C., and Mr. J. A. Arthur, M.P. This was followed by the Borough Band, under Mr. A. H. F. Tay- lor. Then came a display by the hospital nurses of a hospital bed in which a little boy was lying, surrounded by emblems of faith, hope and charity. St. Mary's Boys' Band followed, heading a number of comic displays. The fire brigade, as usual, made an imposing display, consisting of deco- rated...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 6 January 1914
Bereavement Cards. &nbsp; THE SONS and DAUGHTERS of the late Mrs. J. McNAMARA return their sincere THANKS to their many friends for visits, &nbsp; cards, telegrams and floral tributes, and other tokens of sympathy received in their recent bereavement. Longlea, 1st. Jan., 1914. THE FAMILY of the late Mrs. NANNY TAYLOR, relict of the late William &nbsp; Taylor, desire to convey their sincerest &nbsp; THANKS to their many friends for their kind sympathy, letters of condolence, floral tributes, and assistance during their recent sad &nbsp; bereavement. THE BENDIGONIAN. &nbsp; &nbsp; PUBLISHED EVERY TUESDAY MORNING BENDIGO, TUESDAY, JANUARY 6, 1914. &nbsp; &nbsp;
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 6 January 1914
Births, Marriages, and Deaths. BIRTHS. PUCHE.-On New Year's Day, the wife of H. Puche, Huntly, twins (premature). All doing well PAROW (nee Midgley).-At "Alured," 45 Nott-street, Port Melbourne, on the 19th December, to Mr. and Mrs. L. C. J. Parow, a son, Ludwig Edward John. MARRIAGES. &nbsp; LEED--BAKKER.-On Tuesday, 4th November, at Baptist Church, Eaglehawk, by the &nbsp; Rev. F. H. Green, Herbert J., third son of Mrs. and the late Thomas Leed, of &nbsp; Bendigo, to Ada M., eldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. F. D. Bakker, of Eaglehawk. PAGE-DORRITY.-On the 3rd January, at St. Kilian's, by the Rev. Father Rohan, John Robert, youngest son of J. R. Page, of Dorcas-street, South Melbourne, to Jessie Elsie, youngest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. &nbsp; James Dorrity, Limerick Castle Hotel, &nbsp; Bendigo. WITTSCHEIBE-WALTER.-On 11th October, &nbsp; 1913, at St. Paul's Church, Bendigo, by &nbsp; the Ven. Dean MacCullagh, Frank William, th...
CHARGE AGAINST A FATHER. SON'S SKULL FRACTURED. Melbourne, 30th December. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 6 January 1914
CHARGE AGAINST A FATHER. SON'S SKULL FRACTURED. Melbourne, 30th December. In the Collingwood Court to-day, John Donegan, aged 58, a wharf laborer, was charged with having caused grievous bodily harm to Hugh Donegan, his son. Constable Proudfoot stated that at half-past 9 o'clock on Monday night accused, who was carrying an iron bar, called at the police &nbsp; station, and said he had killed his son. Witness went to a house in Glasshouse street, and saw the son lying on the floor with blood flowing from a wound in his head. The injured iman was removed to the Melbourne Hospital, and to-day there was no material change in his condition. Accused: The pair of us had been drink- ing together all day yesterday. Though I was under the influence of drink, I have a slight, recollection of having struck my son with the iron bar. I desire to apply for bail. This is the first time I have ever been in a court: Accused was remanded for seven days, and bail was refused.
GOORNONG. 30th December. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 6 January 1914
30th December &nbsp; The spell of hot weather culminated in a violent thunderstorm at 3- p.m. to day. &nbsp; &nbsp; The wind 'blew with great force, accompa- nied by heavy rain. For some time house holders were almost in a state of panic. Sheets of iron coming from various build- &nbsp; ings could be seen floating in the air. &nbsp; Large green trees were twisted and up- rooted, whilst in people's back yards boxes, buckets' and kerosene tins were whirled &nbsp; about in confusion The greatest sufferers were Messrs. Mulcair Bros, at their black &nbsp; smith shop. The whole of the wheel &nbsp; wright's portion was unroofed, and twisted &nbsp; beyond repair, the iron in some instances being carried away 10 sheets abreast. The old Commercial Hotel premises; which are &nbsp; used as a flour storehouse, and a portion eof Licha is occupied by Mr. Arnold, sad- dler, were stripped of -all the verandah, some 70 or...
OBITUARY. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 6 January 1914
OBITUARY. The death occurred on Tuesday in Nurse McKinnon's private hospital of Mr. M. J. Purcell, a well-known and highly-esteemed resident of Barnedown. The deceased gen- tleman, who was unmarried, was 40 years of age, and had been ailing for some time. He was a native of Barnedown, and a member of a large and well-known family. Until about two years ago, when his health &nbsp; began to fail, the late Mr. Purcell was a &nbsp; &nbsp; successful farmer and horticulturist. His land had an extensive frontage along the &nbsp; Campaspe River, and he raised prolific crops of onions and other produce. For many years he was secretary of the Mus- kerry Roman Catholic sports committee, and also the Muskerry Racing Club. He was a prominent member of the Roman Catholic Church, and a public-spirited man, who exerted considerable influence in the district. Surviving members of the Pur- cell family are Mrs. Maguire, Bul-a-Bul; Mrs. Cahill, Arnold-street, Bendigo; N...
THE TANGO DANCE. LONDON SOCIETY LEADERS CONDEMN. BUT NEW YORK APPROVES. LONDON, 5th January. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 13 January 1914
THE TANGO DAY:CE. LONDON. SOCI?II'Y LEADERS, CONDEIM.N.1 BUT NEW YORK APPROVES: LONDOl, 5th January. IThe "Daily Chronicle" has lately been publishing the views of London society leaders on the subject of the Tango. With. out exception, they expressed themselves in favor of banning the dance. To-day the "Chronicle" gave the opinions of leading people in New York society in regard to the dance. The New Yorkers are agreed in approving of the Tango, al. though they allow that some forms of it.. aro objectionable. Cardinal Farley, of New York, is, how. e;er, a stern opponent of the Tango. His opposition has caused the cancellation of a number of balls in New York this season, at which it was to be a special feature. Included in the balls thus abandoned was one to be given by a Roman Catholic in, stitute, for which 600 invitations had becn issued. Several of the leading London restuK. rants are substituting English dances notably the Minuet-for the Tangq.
TANGO JUDGED. LONDON, 6th January. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 13 January 1914
TANGO JUDGED. 'LONDON, 6th January. A Tango na tine, was given yestcrday by:I thse :mannagemiriet of tho Queen's Theatre,), Shiclih invied ilc1c: c cre of society who obj.cte-" ,6: ti - tago. dlan? to b3 prescnt to .witch tle pr ogr u~r. c. A. variety ,of .tago daeces was 'given shie?i; for a : crowded .t::?licnce: .which. :ohlvever did: noiit -·inTliidi the :leling :ixi oessc~ &lt;of Li idon: Each rspcoto;o1 v\ ; sdlettio c8pras3ek oe her c'it o a ilid opinion Of the card, coto :minhoc1 t while X31 thonglit that itt 'v; s P1ARISL 10tlh .Trliiai ::'ardifial Aiutte,, Pi'imat of??'ig f ;Pairis, hnas dismayed:. Parisians by iiublishinig a soleni;n exhortation condemning the. Tango idancec: .Ho declares ,hat the nature of: tlio- dance is. wanton and offensive to morals,: and .warns confessors to take the Tango into account during their ministrations, Tihe"? :Cordinal requests Parisians to observe' Christian modesty.
"JACK" JOHNSON WILL FIGHT. ANYONE IN WORLD. FOR £6000. LONDON, 7th January. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 13 January 1914
"JACK" JOHNi ON WELL FIGHT, ANYONE IN WORLD. FOR £6000. LON DON; 7tli . J.isnuairy. "Jack'" ,lohnson whose \titlo: -ff chtin pion boxer of the world iha8 rcceiuily- been questioned, bas written to ":Sportin g:; Lie"' &lt;.fcrinsg tob fight anyone ixi tlih worid for x:6000. Jack Johnson, in ]his. lcttei to :'Sporting Life,":.: iikes .the follo.vinig s'tat?eient -? "My broke.:' arm is ::noi?diidg :ncely, d1 i.d will be re:idy. to box againr in i- fei~,nib-ii?s. As the "wo.rld' -claminpion, :I: iam -read · -i to defend n:jy :'title gaint lfnly one;': am not issuing ::cliailekn'cs, Bibt am:ii rady ?:to box any m'nt ii, ithe world. Wlýheie ' 1ta;1 t?e cha:in ioniship-f:'o fr Tin y -Buri; it??Ur was ntcess.ary " for: nme to agrco - to - B3ri:s getting' a pasie of £6000. Aiiny fclub: giv-' inu tiLat atnmotuntu can -rnamino .an mni:wiino :ints tto meet : I do niot. di?ri: !itihe lire at aiybody. Sa -: L'igford 3J Jcanettec, T'ink MAIord, ii, icti Guiiboat'. Smitli ai :cali li'o a in...
DISASTER AT SEA. 40 MEN PERISH. NEW YORK, 5th January. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 13 January 1914
DISASTER AT SEA. 40 MEN PERISH. NE.W YORK, 5th January. A wireless message received this morning, from' the Hamburg-Amerika line's steamer Bavaria gave the first intimation' of a die aster at sea. The message stated that the steamer Oklahoma had foundered off Sandy ,Hook. The Bavaria went to the assistance of the ill-fated vessel, and rescued eight persons, but the Oklahoma went down before the remaining ,24 members of the crew could be descued. No other particulars are avail able. bN-EW' TORK, 6th January. In connection with the loss of the Okla boma, it in stated that throughout the i.ight steamers stcod. by, but an explosion 'blew the vececl in halves . Tho'ugh it was thought unsinkable, the after part, where the men were quartered, Cank with the weight of the machiaery. The portii3n still afloat constitutes a dangerous derelict The weather was very rough, and high seas were running. NEW YORK, Later. Six survivors from the wreck of the tank steamer Oklahoma, which broke in half d...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 13 January 1914
The bendigopiar) Arp ial, 1913. PICTURES Views of Bendigo, etc. Photo St. r Gallery Pictures, etc. (A number o te pictures are beautifully tinted.) STORIES: " The Vanishing Lady,"~ by A. B. Cd~er ' "Sophie-Dramnatic Agenlt" by6 Mrs t}u0n Kernahan. ARICIliES* " Ben digo"; "A Christinas Message," by Rev. '" 'J. Crookston; " The 'Wattle," by G.B. Manders; " Rochester," "Baawm," ""Ker : --:· I;?· #. I r - C . I' N T - =r ý ter- ` r. f r 1 y· ang," by the " Bendigo Advertiser " repre sentatives; " Tresco," by Fred P. Morris "The Dying Year." ORDER FOWE Lesss. Mackay and Co., Bendigo. i Please forward me *'a copy of tihe BENdP.Oris Be dio. i, , r aL: ANNUAL. for which I enclose seven-pence. Name ""e/1 ,_. N a S m e .. ................ . . , . t r .........ý,rý Addres s. .. ......... ...............s....i.. . ..... ;o~r~Y"'
SURVIVORS' NARRATIVES. THRILLING DETAILS. HEROIC ENGLISHMEN. NEW YORK, 7th January. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 13 January 1914
SURTTVORS' NARRATT VES. 'THRILLING DETAILS. HEROIC ENGLISHMFEN. NE?W YORK, 7th 4.nuary. 'Thrilling details are. related by the sur vivors of the Oklahoma disaster. Of a crew of 38, 11 mnanned a boat -and reached the Belgian steamer Gregory, which was on her way to New York. Nine teen othcre manned a second boat. wiinch dr&ppeaued, and wag never seen again. Eight men stood by the Oklahoma until they were rescued by the steamer Bavaria. The steamer Gregory sighted a boat with a sail. The shipwrecked men were so benumbed with- the cold that they were unable to keep up the sail. The boat broached, filled, and upset. Buck, Williams and Roberts, .all Eng lishmen, and officers of the Gregory, half clothed, plunged into the boiling seas. One officer tied 'a line to the others, but it was of no assistance. Each officer, however, secured a struggling sailor, took him along side, and returned through the waves for others. The first survivor died as soon as he got on board the Gregory. ...