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SPORTING NOTES. BOWLING. [Newspaper Article] — Clunes Guardian and Gazette — 30 January 1914
SPORTING NOTES. (fly "PAKEHA.") BOWLING. Tho BalUrat championship, four bowls, has been decided, tho winner being that-well-known enthusiast, Mr Tom. Williams, who beat one of his own club, Mr H. Popjoy, in tho final by 21 to 20. I heartily congratulate my old friond on his success, which ho thoroughly deserves. Mr. J. Jenkin, of the City, was put out in the semi final by Popjoy 21 to 17, a very creditable performance. He is a brothor of Mr W, Jenkin of tho Clunes club. Ballarat club had 3 out of the last four lett in, which speaks for itself. BALLARAT V CLUNES. On Monday last Ballarat sent three rinks out to Clunes. It is now some | years since the Ballarat players visited Clunes. Thoy brought a very | fair team, and easily secured the locals " scalp" after n most enjoyable game. The weather was lovely and the green in fair condition, which the visitors ' soon got the strength of. - All the Clunes rinks were down. I was un able to get the full totals, and suffice to say Clunes got ...
PIG POPULATION. [Newspaper Article] — Clunes Guardian and Gazette — 30 January 1914
PIG POPULATION. Discussing the national food supply at a meeting of the National Home Produce Associa tion (England), Mr Alfred Corner, the secretary, said that for every one in the country to have hia I rasher of bacon every morning a pig population of 10 millions would be required. There bad been praotioally no difference in the pig population for the last 30 years, but the human popula tion had advanced 10 millions.
COURSING. [Newspaper Article] — Clunes Guardian and Gazette — 30 January 1914
COURSING. The annual report of the Mary borough club Bliowed that the club is making rapid strides onwards. The club has £183 4s 3d credit balance, which is very satisfactory, and proves the club is excellently managed. The expenditure totted up £1248 8s, which is a big item, and gives some idea of the money circulated. The election of officers resulted in all the principal officials being re-elected. Mr G. M. Brownbill, one of the promoters of the Maryborough plumpton, was reflected president-a better man would be hard to get. In fact all the officers are well up to the game, and that's what is wanted. The president of the Clunes club (Mr Geo. Fraser) was mado a life member of the club in recognition of valuable services rendered to the club in connection with the procuring of hares, which were freely given from Mr Eraser's "Olunes Estate." The sum of £25 was voted to tlie secretary, Mr Jas. Moore (one of the best). Oreswick club have decided on their dates for the coming season.
PURITY CRUSADE. [Newspaper Article] — Clunes Guardian and Gazette — 30 January 1914
PURITY CRUSA.DE. A mass meeting of men, to con sider what can bn done to check immorality, was held at the Wil lesden Hippodrome (says " The j Westminster Gazette" of Decem ber 8), and the principal speakers were the Bishop of London and the Rev. C. Silvester-Horne The Bishop stated that the words of Browning, " God's in His heaven, all's right with the world," could not be said now. We had been given a very good world, and if a mess had been made of it, it was man's fault, and not God's. There was plenty of sunshine in the world, plenty of water, and plenty of land. 'IhbTd was a burst of laughter at the reference to land, where upon Dr. Ingram said, "Oh, Mr Lloyd George and I know each other; we are very good friends." He proceeded to declare that if they spoiled the whole thing by crowding in one place and having starvation wages, and by allowing people to live in places not fit for dogs, then that was not God's fault. " If we have made hell on earth with our bodieB," said the Bis...
WISE AND OTHERWISE [Newspaper Article] — Clunes Guardian and Gazette — 30 January 1914
WISE AND OTHERWISE . BarberHair getting-' a--bit thin,-sir. : Ever. put anything1 on' it_? Man ? in Chair: Yes; my. hat. a a I always agree with my husband.: Very sweet of you. Except, of course, when he is in the wrong-. . * . . « A-new book is called "Keep Or Keeping On." We don't'mind that; it's ? keeping on keeping on keeping ? on that wearies. » . . .. . o Perdita: Why do you sigh? Pene lope, Because I can't see the back of - my dress. They . say it fits beauti fully. ? . ® o ja .; There goes a chap who has taken part .in :fifty- battle^. He's a 'veteran, then? . No, cinematograph photo .giaphcr. .. 'o ? ? a ^-r^wtapan^&iBPtietotx. So, you_were ..":'ln'v,tfic''Tais't'^plac« for three years. u\Vhy did you leave? New Chef: I 'was pardoned. ® # . # # The Hague has done much towards ' promoting pcace in the world. "Vesk replied Miss Cayenne j and so has Reno. . « . C O Did you give me that umbrella be. cause you admire me? Not much. I gave it to you because I am tired of le...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Clunes Guardian and Gazette — 30 January 1914
.Became 'fluitaing Soros/' Itching and Pain^Kept Her Awake At : Night.;- Used Cuticura Remedies* TroubltfQuiteioft Her. : . "EdgccllHo." Victoria.: St.;- Afnoilff#; -N. S. W,-"My Uttla girl VIolct, T7hea two ? jriara of age, got blood Holloaing through .5 v .1 being bitten by mea qultocl. Tho bltol . twn[nod"to spread .and "«£ bocdmp running sorea scabo all orer hor l^VfA -i *}W Tho Itching v-t&VK.-= y&A\ and pain would'loop ? /^Tr? \^yT hor awilcp at night and ' .. ilj...;I v v» sha would scratch tho : ?oro»J which of courao . ^baly tl;a!lVT?ort^ I tried all sort si of , -rcmodlra nr.d ndvl'ca "to euro ber. fdr ovor ythreo mpiitbsi .but without' any olga pf tho ioroa going away. Ono day I saw the Cutl clira Homedleo advertised, and reading of e, euro obtalnod through :1i3lng Cuticura, I aont for a sample of Cuticura Olntmont, which I applied as dlroctod. When tho samplo wan llnlshod I purchasod the Outl cura Remedies, and after about a fortnight you could soo that o...
Clunes Guardian & Gazette THE NOBLEST MOTIVE IS THE PUBLICGOOD FRIDAY, JANUARY 30, 1914. [Newspaper Article] — Clunes Guardian and Gazette — 30 January 1914
& ganelte THE XOULEST JIOTIVE IS THE PUULICGOOD FRIDAY, JANUARY 30, 1914. At the half-yearly meeting of the Clunes Butter Factory Company on Wednesday, the directors were in a position to report that the' year's operations so far promised well, not withstanding that, owing to full returns not having beon received in regard to butter exported prior to 31st December, the statement showed a Blight loss. The total number of boxes of butter exported to date is 2164. The factory continues to re ceive the solid support of the district dairymen, notwithstanding that com petition for cream is very keen. It was mentioned that suppliers who were sometimes induced to send their eream elsewhere invariably returned to the local factory, vyhioh speaks well, for the management and the prices given. A fair number of people assembled in the Queen's park on Monday even ing last to witness the picture show, but unfortunately their pleasurable anticipations in this respect were not fulfilled. Th...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Clunes Guardian and Gazette — 30 January 1914
4mm h ? ' T> Vi ..\TJ' ? jv*.i ->. ? ' "AT - H- * WT J. FOR THREE WEEKS. Great Reductions for NOW ON. Remnants ot Every Description Very Cheap at W. J. CHAMPION'S. Commonwealth HEAD OFFIOB illfe Bank of HustraHa SYDNEY Thii Bank la open for all claatei of GENERAL BANKING BUSINESS tb EQUITABLE BUILDING, COLLINS STREET, MELBOURNE Alio at Sydney, Canberra, Adelaide, Forth, Hobart, Brisbane, Rockbampton, Townarllle, and London Cable remlttancea made to, and drift* drawn on foreign placn direct. Foreign bills aagotlated ill collected. Letter* of credit.iivued to anjr part of the world. Dilla negotiated or forwarded for eollectlop. Banking aad Exchange Borineia of erery deieriptlon tranaaoted within the Cencaei* wealth, United Kingdom and abroad. Current accounts opened. Intareet paid on fixed diptllU. &lt; Adraacet made against approved aecuritlei. SAVINGS DANK DEPARTMENT Vlotorlnn Central OfHcoi SIT OOLUMO OTRDST, MaiBOURNB. Branches in the aboro cities and 2,000 Aotonoios...
CLAREMONT BROTHERHOOD EXPERIENCES IN AUSTRALIA. [Newspaper Article] — Clunes Guardian and Gazette — 30 January 1914
CLAREMONT BROTHERHOOD EXPERIENCES IN AUSTRALIA. Speaking at the Claremont Brother hood on Sunday afternoon on the social life of Australia (says the "Islington Gazette" of December 10), the Rev. Victor Bell said that the conditions were very similar to those prevailing In England. Ho believed that the ave rage drink bill was greater over here, but there were more drunkards in Aus tralia In proportion. Another falling that was very appar ent in New South Wales was the gam bling habit, and these two were tho most difficult and hateful obstacles In the way of its reformers. In Sydney every man and boy seemed to bo try ins to get sixpence without working for It. Gambling was degrading and brutal Ising numbers of its inhabitants, and he considered that, on the whole, this vlco had a far more degenerate effect on a man than drink. .The aborigino of Australia had been quick to copy tho whito man in his vices. The speaker said that in his own township, where 230 acres had been allotted for ...
LABOR LEADERS DEPORTED. [Newspaper Article] — Clunes Guardian and Gazette — 30 January 1914
LABOR LEADER8 DEPORTED. Tlio Union Government in South Africa has taken decisive action in the ciiao of the Labor leaders who played a prominent part in fomenting the recent general strike in South Africa. The Government has arranged to deport to England ton of tho principal leaders, including Mr Watson, presi. dent of the Trades Federation ; Mr Bain, tho secretary of the federation ; and Mr Poutsmn, gonoral secrotary of the Amalgamated Society of Railway and Harbor Servants. They ire re conveyed on Wednesday to Durban, and at night ombarked on a steamer which will not touch at any port until it reaches England. Tho other leaders deported are Messrs Mason, Orav^ford, Waterston and Kendall, prominent Socialists, and Messrs Ockerrall, Livingstone and Morgan.
"THE WITCH" SOUTH RUSSIAN EPISODE [Newspaper Article] — Clunes Guardian and Gazette — 30 January 1914
"THE WITCH" SOUTH RUSSIAN EPISODE By Donla Qaratln, In the "Westminster Gazette." "I do not think," Bald Trophome, "that she Is altosother a witch, but she Is very awful. Sho Is a hundrod and fifty years old, and oho has sixty cats. Onco she quarrelled with her brother -long ago-and he killed her pet cat, and she did something very ter rible to him; I forgot what bIio did, I think she killed him. He died." Trophemo Is a thoroughly untrust worthy In his narratives, but then no body, except himself, believes them. Whenever I had been to the village Trophemo would hover round my room In tho hope of my having brought back some chocolate. Tho children often used to leave bogus packets about tho gardens, and take dolight In watching tho big-bearded Russian workmen snatch up tho empty temptations. Tho simple crea tures never learnt wisdom or caution against tho fraud, until at last even the children took pity o'n them, and their great faith was rewarded by oc casional sweots. But in partic...
SHARP PRACTICE. [Newspaper Article] — Clunes Guardian and Gazette — 30 January 1914
SHARP PRACTICE, ) Mrs. Jordan liad "ideas'* on way children should bo irearod, He? young hopeful, Tommy, caused her Q . little anxiety in this respect. Now and again, thoreforo,, a serious "polite* ness" lecture was administered, ? "Now, Tommy dear," sho otartet}, ''supposing you accidentally atepped upon a gentleman's foot, what would you Bay?" I "I would say, 'Beg your pardon I' " "That's my own littlo son!" smilo3 the pleased mother. "And if the gontlg* man gave you a penny for your polite; ncfls what would'you doP" | The innocent look passed frolff ; Tommy's eyes as he quickly answer ed. "Why, I woould stand on the othe? foot, and say 'Beg pardon' again, pf courspl" | When self is enthroned. Passion M made Prime Minister and Principle becomes Court foo], ! UNSEED COMPOUND, of 40 jtm proven efficaojr for Conghi, tioldi, | BrQpbitij, gta
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Clunes Guardian and Gazette — 30 January 1914
pur ii E [\F K LTD. EGTD. 1782, FIRE- ACCIDENT. EMPLOYERS' LIABILITY. tOSSES PAID EXCEED ^055000,G0tt, tossoe. bu OU81I FIRES and by LlQimiltiQ nro mad6 good by thlo Company, AGENTS WANTED. 401 TO 471 BOURKE ST.. f.^LBOUntJE. OAIQBTY a CO. 5.TD.'. AGBBT8. " THE .GkXvE^OF THE SOVB' , ?Aeeoi'dlng to tlio Cairo correspondent of tho..'Manchester Guardian," Cairo seems to bo In a bad way: Burglaries, robberies with~violonce, and thefts are the order of tho day. Side-by side with the military refjlmo there is a laxity of morals, which' is allowed to" go on quite unchecked. Tho number of cafes -in CairoJs remarkable, and fresh ones are being- constantly: opened. In some streets, leading.off the principal street there are nothing but cafes. At somo of the music-halls and theatres pieces of the grossest immorality are given. "Cairo Is' the grave of tho soul," said Bishop Blyib, and tho opinion of the correspondent is that he was not far wrong.' . ; ? ' Prentlco-st, East St. Kilda. .. . Sopte...
QUEEN MOTHER INTEREST IN REFUGE. [Newspaper Article] — Clunes Guardian and Gazette — 30 January 1914
Q1IEEM MOM' INTEREST IN .REFUGE. Queen Alexandra rocolvod a worm wolcomo from thouaandn of poopla on hor arrival at King's Croos ori Satur day afternoon to opon -formally tho Hostol for Women erected . ao a me morial to Mary Lady Curzon, Into wlfo of Earl Curzon (saya "Lloyd's Weekly" of November S0K~ , Her Majesty wad accompanied by Princess Victoria, tho Hon- Charlotcj Knollys, and Colonel Streatfeild. Miss Sorgeanston, an aged Cumberland lady, who is an inmato,of tiia hostol, handed to her Majesty a very, flno bouquol of lilleB of tho valley and mauvo orclilda: Tho Royal party wero conducted to a platform orcctod In tho hoatcl lutohon. r Tho Duchess of Marlborough,' who presided, said that alio hoped this lioutol was only tho first of a Ions lino of in stitutions calculated to mark a deeper sense of society's obligation to womon, as well as an appropriate momorial to ono who sot a beautiful oxamplo to hor Bisters., j . Earl CiWzon said that it was no:v seven year&_ since ...
THE CRADLES FULL [Newspaper Article] — Clunes Guardian and Gazette — 30 January 1914
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AMERICAN MURDER GANG. [Newspaper Article] — Clunes Guardian and Gazette — 30 January 1914
AMERICAN MURDER GANG. An extraordinary series of whole sale bomb outrages has been revealed to the New York police by a confession made by a youth named Alfred Lehman, who is a witness at the trial of a foreigner who is aooused . of fyomb throwing, Lehman revealed no fewer than 80 oases of attempted murder by means, of bombs, and also the burning of two Brooklyn houses in order to seoure the ' insurance money. Eaoh bomb thrower, he stated, was paid .£10. One robbery, in conneotion with which a Chinese was murdered, netted Lehman only 8s, while the two men who aotually killed the Chinese also received 8s eaoh. Lehman deolares that he personally "planted" eighteen bombs, whose explosion caused. great loss of property.
SETTING THE THAMES ON FIRE. [Newspaper Article] — Clunes Guardian and Gazette — 30 January 1914
SETTINC THE THAMES ON FIRE, Whenever we say to any one, "He will nover 60t tho Thames on fire," we mean, of course, that he is not a very intelligent or industrious person and that he will never do anything brilliant or worth remembering'. Thi# would lead some to think that because of this old saying some one some time actually did set a river on fire, or else it would lead us to beliofQ that it originated with a pessimist who believed big deeds wcte impossible. As a matter of fact- this sayintf, when it originated in the agricultural and rural districts of Great Britain, had nothing: whatever, to do with & river. It was through a wrong intep» pretation made generations after it originated that we used the word "Thames." The original saying was: "He will never set the 'temse' on fire," Now, i "temse" was a wooden sieve bo fixed that it would fit in the top of a flour barrel and sift the flour by revolv ing. Sometimes a very enorgetic person gifting a lot of flour in one of t...
BUILDING FOR SPACE. [Newspaper Article] — Clunes Guardian and Gazette — 30 January 1914
BUILDING FOR 8PA0B; Many poopla who build houo6S, barns and other buildings do not under, stand tho fundamental rulo that thore in moro Bpaco in a square building than in a long one, and that tho furth er they depart from tho square form tho moro their building will cost in pro portion to its oizo. For instance, a building 20ft x 20ft will hava 400ft of floor space, and will reqniro 80ft. of wall, wliilo one 10ft .by 40ft will, with tlio samo floor spaco, requires 100ft of wall. Accordingly, moro material and work will bo requir ed for the longor building. In many cases, of course, thoro arB objections to having a building square. Tho longer building, for instance, pives moro wall spaco and moro light, and that may bo nn import ant item. Tho roof ond floor items are about tho same in cither caso. Thoor fetically, a round building will bo still moro economical than n square ono, and, if such a thing were practicable, n sphorical building Would bo the most economical, of all, for tho ...
ROMANCE IN CHINA TOWN. [Newspaper Article] — Clunes Guardian and Gazette — 30 January 1914
ROMANCE IN CHINA TOWN. A romance involving a white woman and two ardent Chinese lovers, and which would have probably ended in tragedy and the loss of a deal of Celestial blood, but for the timely in. tervention of Plain Clothes Constable Hiokling and Miller, was discovered on Tuesday. Acting on information received at Russell-street, these two constables visited' two houses occupied by Chinese in. Cumberland.place, Exhibition-street. It appears . that each of these houses contained a love sick young Chinese, and that each " was infatuated of the charms of one j young white women. This dual in fatuation led to a feud, which was I expected to materially develop that ?, evening". Judging by what the con ' stables found in the way of weapons, something sensational was assuredly in the air. In one house they found , under the pillow of a gay Oriental ! Romeo a villainous dagger reposing in : a - sheath. This weapon bore the ' appearance of having been recontly ground, and had an edge li...
FIRE BRIGADE NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Clunes Guardian and Gazette — 30 January 1914
FIRE BRIGADE NOTES.. Messrs J. and R. Galloway, C. SparTrj- lI, Joacu -cwinpeced at IJaylea tord on Foundation Day, but found the company met warmer than at Talbot OP Boxing .Day. Daylesford No. 1 team won the fours in 21 4-5 seca., whilst Ballarat City and Kyne- V ton were second with 22 4-5 sees. Olunes were third. The Marshal event fell to J. Sut ton and Anderson, Daylesford, 14 4-5. Clunes went down in the second roand. They beat their op ponents easy, but had a oross thread which disqualified them.