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ARCTIC PERILS MISSING EXPEDITION. [Newspaper Article] — Narracan Shire Advocate — 18 March 1914
ARCTIC PERILS MISSING EXPEDITION. Anxiety for- the safety of Captain Bartlett and his party, who are adrift in the Polar pack ice, separated from Mr Stefqnsson, who is on the mainland, is greatly stimulated because it is" known by his intimates that Bartlett's ship, the Karluk, was worn out and condemned as a whaler before the ex pedition started (says the New York correspondent of "The Daily Tele graph," December 11). This statement will be questioned probably, but I have seen a letter to-day penned by Cap tain Bartlett himself, and never hither to published, severely indicting the old craft, and gravely questioning her fit ness for the work in hand. Writing from Nome. Alaska, to. "The Daily Telegraph's" informant at New York, Captain Bartlett, who is a British subject, and was captain for' Peary on his successful trip to the North Pole, says: "I only wish we had the Roosevelt (Peary's old ship). Then we could do something. This boat, the Karluk, is a poor 'tooth.' She has no stren...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Narracan Shire Advocate — 18 March 1914
YOU SHOULD BE DETERMINED in rejecting the worthless and frequently in jurious counterfeits which are sometimes pushed for the sake of greater gain as "just as good" as the GENUINE SANDER AND SONS' PURE VOLATILE EUCALYPTI EX TR ACT. Be not deceived ! SANDER'S EXTRACT is recognised by the highest medical authorities as possessing unique stimulating, healing anl antiseptic powers. The preparation of SANDER'S EXTRACT from the pure selectel leaves, and the refinement by special processes give it curative virtues peculiarly its own. There fore, be not misled! Demand and insists upon the GENUINE SENDER EXTRACT, and you will derive theoenefit that thousands have derived from it bjforo. When ill you | should not depress jourself more by the | common, bulky and iauseating eucalyptus oils and so-called extracts. What you want I is quality and reliability in small dose, and | this you find only in—jj SANDER'S' 3XTRA.CT.
GARDENER WANTED QUALIFICATION CONSIDERED [Newspaper Article] — Narracan Shire Advocate — 18 March 1914
GARDENER WANTED [ QUALIFICATION CONSIDERED A few days ago I saw a very attrac tive advertisement in "The Church Times," and I reproduce it so that my readers may join in the wild rush that is sure to follow so tempting an offer (writes S.L.H., in "The Daily News' ) WANTED, .GARDENER, gentleman by birth and education. No salary. Board and lodging in re^urn' Must do own room. Steady. Age under 30. Excellent reference.?. In order to prevent disappoint I think the advertiser should explain clearly all that is meant by the phrase "gemle- &lt; man by birth and education," as some applicants for this remarkably good thing might be able to pass the test in regard to gentle birth and then fail owing to insufficient education. On the other hand, a man might have know ledge and skill in all learning and wis dom, and yet be merely the deplorable product of the lower middle-classes. Let us, therefore, try to discover the meaning of the phrase "a gentleman by birth." Selden, in his "Title...
MELBOURNE PRODUCE MARKET. The Gippsland and Northern Co-operative Selling Co. report under date of 12th March: [Newspaper Article] — Narracan Shire Advocate — 18 March 1914
PLBOURNE PRODUCE ftfARKET. A The Gippsland and Northern Co-operative Selling Co. report under date df 12th March: — v Butter:—Sales were made again this week at irregular prices, choice staling at la 1-ld to Is.2d, wliijst butters grading.90 to 92 points ' were difficult to quit at 12M to Is Id, better : prices being secured occasionally. Good to prime 11-Jd to Is, seconds 10M to lid, lots atlected by bent, lowor, separators Old to iOd, and dairies 7 J-d to Sd. Cheese.—(Sales of loaf cheese are firm at i 6-ld ; for medium sizes Gd to G^d per lb. is being realispfl, modium qualities lower. Semi-matured (5-id, matured 7id to 8d. Eggs:—Values remain unchanged, lOd to lid being realised for storekeepers' lots, Is to Is Id for private, and up to Is 2d per dozen for specials. Bacon •—Prime light sides IOd to lOi-d, medium weights 9id, heavies lower, middles 10-Jd to lid, hams Is.to Is Id. Lard Bulk 6d to G-Jd, packet 7d.
DR. MONTESSORI IN AMERICA [Newspaper Article] — Narracan Shire Advocate — 18 March 1914
Dli. MONTESSORI IX AMERICA Di\ Maria Montessori, who has given her name to the new system for educating children, is at present in America (says "The Westminster Gazette" of January 2). She is no doubt pleased to find that there are nearly one hundred schools that have adopted the Montessori method in the United States, and that many pupil teachers have learnt her system. She lays particular stress on the physical improvement that comes from her me thod. Speaking; of the Casa dei Bam bini at Rome, she says:—"The most marvellous discovery was the physical improvement of these little children. Now. we never served food in the school. The little ones, all of whom live in their own homes, have half an hour's recess for luncheon, which they take at home. Not a single child in the school was given medicine; there was 110 change of diet, but in almost every case a new vigor and health was shown by blood supply, weight, and stature. They looked like the children of wealthy parents living in...
DR. RUSSELL WALLACE'S WILL [Newspaper Article] — Narracan Shire Advocate — 18 March 1914
DR. RUSSELL WALLACE'S WILL Dr Alfred Russel "Wallace, O.M., the eminent scientist and a co-worker with Darwin, who died on November 7,-left ,, estate of the gross value of £5823, of which .E2SS4 is net personalty (says "The Westminister Gazette"). Probate of Dr Wallace's will has been granted to the Public Trustee, the sole executor. He left all the medals pre sented to him by scientific societies, the Insignia of the Order of Merit, his au tograph letters, medallions, family por- i traits, and the author's copy of each of «. his books to his widow, his daughter ^ Violet Isabel Wallace, and his .son, ' William Greenwell Wallace, jointly, ' with remaineder to the survivor abso lutely. All his household effects he left ■to his wife for life, with remainder equally between his two children, and he left his residence, "Old Orchard," Broadstone, Dorset, for the joint use of his wife and his said two children, and subject thereto, to follow his resi duary estate. The residue of his proper...
WARRAGUL SHOW. SUCCESSFUL EXHIBITORS. [Newspaper Article] — Narracan Shire Advocate — 18 March 1914
WARRACUL SHOW. I SUCCESSFUL EXHIBITORS. I Several local residents were prize takers at the recent Warragut Show, which passed off so successfully. In cluded in the list are the aames of ,those appearing below : ■ Draught Stallion, any age.—Brock Bros. 3. . Two-year Colt.—W, C. Gooding .1. Yearling Filly.—W. C. Gooding 1. Pony Mare or Gelding, 14 hands a.u., to be driven.'—R. Mclnnes 2. Thoroughbred Stallion.— W. Auch terlonie 1. Trotting Stallion.—H. G. Staff 2. Ayrshire Bull (any age).—W. C. Gooding 3. Black Qrpington Cock.—W. Tatter son 2. Brown Leghorn Cock.—W. Tatter son 2. Black Orpington Hen.—:W. Tatter son 1. Game Hen.—W. Tatterson 1, 2 and 3. Any other variety.—W. Tatterson 1 and 2. Indiarunner Duck, any other variety. —W. Tatterson 2 and 3. Best Hen or Pullet in Show.—W. Tatterson 1. , Plate . Dessert Pears.—Mrs H. G. Staff 1. Damson Jelly.—Mrs H. G. Staff 2. Honey.—Mrs H. G. Staff .3. Collection of Pickles.—Mrs Hampton 1.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Narracan Shire Advocate — 18 March 1914
The ".Herald" reports that Rev. F. I Lynch made a vigorous attack on " pew rents" as a means of revenue for the church, at Williamstown, but the business men of the church were against him. One speaker said one of the mainstays of the church financially were the people who did not go to church half-a-dozen times a year, but who paid their pew reuts. Fightis'g for Breath. — " My little buy was ;i martyr to bud colds and .coughs," says Mrs C. Warrcll, Lake's Creek, Rockliampton, Q. "At times lie has been so bud tliac I have^found liirri fighting for breath. Since I started giving him Chamberlain's Cough Remedy I do not worry over his coughs for I know that a couple of doses will give him immediate relief." Sold by all storekeepers and chemists.* l
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Narracan Shire Advocate — 18 March 1914
Always Takks It.—I always take Chamberlain's Cough Remedy whenever I have a cold," writes Mrs A. Preston, fil King-William St., Fitzroy, Vic. "I first toolc.it when I had an attack of influenza and I got relief at once. Now I always keep a bottle iu the house and never lose, an opportunity to recommend it to others. I know dozens of people who look on Chamberlain's Cough Remedy as a part of their houshold effects." Sold by all storekeepers and chemists.*1
UNDER THE HAMMER. LAND, STOCK, IMPLEMENTS, &c. [Newspaper Article] — Narracan Shire Advocate — 18 March 1914
UNDER THE HAMMER. LAND, STOCK, IMPLEMENTS, &c. .On Tuesday, 24th March, Messrs J. K. Jennings aod Mclnnes will offer, on the farm lately owned by Mr G. D. Little (Thorpdale), the whole of his dairy herd, horses, pigs, poultry, implements, furniture, etc. It is due to the fact that Mr Little has sold his farm that the sale of the above is being held. The quality of the stock is well known throughout the Thorpdale district—the cows are young and good sorts, and the horses are ex cellent workers. For further par ticulars see advertisement on page 2. -.4 A land sale will be conducted by Messrs Skews, Hunter and Co., at their Warragul yards, on Thursday, 2nd April. The land (160 acres) is situated about three miles from the Thorpdale railway station, and is known as " Cathcart's." The im provements include a six-roomed weatherboard cottage, and all neces sary outbuildings. Excellent terms are offered. This is a fine oppor tunity for anyone search 'of a snug little farm. The aucti...
TRAFALGAR v. WILLOWGROVE. [Newspaper Article] — Narracan Shire Advocate — 18 March 1914
TRAFALGAR v. WILLOWGROVE. (From a Correspondent). The ladies of Willowgrove turned out in great force on Saturday last to witness tbe match between the Trafal gar and Willowgrove teams—played at the The 'Grove. Trafalgar had a strong team, and their skipper, winning the toss, sent the 'Grove boys in to bat. But, after getting two wickets at a cost of 11 runs, the visitors could not dispose of the other batsmen until the score had reached 176, 77 of which were made by R. Williams and 29 by McColl, both men playing good, sound cricket. After lunch, the Trafalgar players went to the wickets, and were all disposed of for 62 runs, the bowl ing of S. Williams and Newstead being very hot." Following are the scores:— Willowgrove. Trafalgar. Newstead ... 3 J. Allen ... 3 S. Williams ... 0 F. Errington ... 9 R. McColl ... 29 11. Mclnnes ... A. Abbott ' ... 0 W. C. Marsdcn 2 R. Williams ... 77 Jer. Hogan ... 11 H. Johnston ... 4 J. Hogan ... 12 J. Kellas, run out 3 —Fisher ... 7 B. Williams .....
NORTHERN SCULPTOR DEVELOPMENT OF GENIUS [Newspaper Article] — Narracan Shire Advocate — 18 March 1914
i NORTHERN SCULPTOR I DEVELOPMENT OF GENIUS The works of one of the greatest Scandinavian sculptors is still almost unrecognised in this country, says John Rivers in the "World's "Work." Stephan Sinding is not a young man. Mis life's work is behind him. He is famous in Scandinavia, in Gennnay, and in France, and waits only to b:> appreciated by the English-speaking world. ..Born in 1S4G, he has already celebrated his sixty-seventh birthday. His native place is Drontheim, on th-"s north coast of Norway. ; It was at the age of twenty-six— when most young artists have already mastered the technique of their art and are already well on the road to suc ! cess or failure—that his eyes were first opened to the great gift nature had bestowed upon him. For a short time he worked in his father's house, but. finding little or no facilities for studying in his native country, he went in 1S71 to Berlin, where he was received as a pupil into the studio of Professor Albert Wolff— the only maste...
COMING EVENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Narracan Shire Advocate — 18 March 1914
pOmNG EVENTS. On Easter jtfonday (April 13).—Sports and social in aid of St. James' Church, Hill End. Particulars will appear in a future issue. On Sunday next, 22nd \March.—Anniver sary services in connection with Moe Methodist Sunday School—afternoon and evening. Preacher.at both services—the Rev. Mitchell. The distribution of prizes will also be nmde.
THROUGH THE TELESCOPE [Newspaper Article] — Narracan Shire Advocate — 18 March 1914
THROUGH THE TELESCOPE A learned professor, with nine letters . after his name has become a small boys' hero (says "The Daily Mail," of December 31). Professor H. H. Turner, D.Sc.,. D.C.L., F.R.S., Savilian Professor of Astronomy in the Unversity of Oxford, who yester day delivered his second lecture at the Royal Institution, London, his caught the imagination of the small boy like a Jules Verne or a Stevenson. He has overcome the firmly rooted conviction of the young that all real professors must be dry, elderly, and grim, and that a lectux-e is a dull sort of thing. Professor .Turner possesses the geni ality of a benevolent uncle. He under stands just what appeals to small boys and disguises his science in a delightful "make up." Yesterday ' he was sur rounded by balloons, aeroplanes, kites, telescopes, and continuing his subject, "A Voyage in Space," he took his audi ence up towards the moon, which is 240,000 miles away. •' But how do-we know the moon is this distance from the ear...
Previous Years. FOR PURPOSES OF COMPARISON. [Newspaper Article] — Narracan Shire Advocate — 18 March 1914
Previous Years. For Purposes of Coml'Miisos'. 'i he following table (kindly supplied by the local postmaster) will prove •very interesting to readers: 1 mi 1909. 1910. 1911. 1912, . 191c Jan. 129 2S9 221 281 137 51 Feb. 40 167 102 300 123 125 March 152 145 137 512 109 693 April 39 399 114 194 255 232 May 250 237 241 497 202 4S6 June 551 627 190 734 334 ' 249 July 2S5 362 249 394 279 322 Aug. 317 67S . 242 164 195 '415 Sept. '303 37S 470 320 662 221 Oct. '296 207 487 269 221 431 Nov. 152 15S 34G S2 . •350 644 Dec. |35 337 040 626 "307 181 2009 4044' 3445 '4373 3174: 4050. No. of days on which rain-fell— •121 ISO 167 177 1G1 139
CIGARETTE SMOKING A MENTAL DRUG. [Newspaper Article] — Narracan Shire Advocate — 18 March 1914
CIGARETTE SMOKING | •J' A MENTAL. DRUG. A few days ago I was having an argument, in which the question of the cigarette habit arose. For a while the' pleasures'' arid harm of such smoking were discussed, and then one said, "Well, "my-cigarettes are a great com fort to me. I cannot do anything with out them." : And another, an eminent medical , man, answered, "Yes, they are a mild 'drug. Probably they will do you but little harm; but they translate action .-into thoughts of action, and thoughts of action into dreaming!" His words remained in my head ana refused to be ousted. And now, as I ,'sit down to write this, they ,have re turned to me with greater force and clearer import than ever. i So many of us are mental cigarette .fiends! Do you understand what I ,'mean? Not that we actually smoke 'cigarettes, but that so many practise some method or another of "translat ing action into thoughts of action, and thoughts, of action into dreams," and •of finding a comfort—a drugged, un healt...
ANTARCTIC EXPEDITION PROF. DAVID INTERVIEWED. [Newspaper Article] — Narracan Shire Advocate — 18 March 1914
; ANTARCTIC EXPEDITION PROF. DAVID INTERVIEWED. Although Sir Ernest Shackleton s first ship will not leave England for the Antarctic for eight months (says "The Westminster Gazette"), the. explorei has a vast amount of work to get through in arranging the details of- the expedition. He has taken offices for the Imperial .Trans-Antarctic Expedi tion off Regent'street, and he was there early yesterday morning seeing callers and discussing plans. He, stated to an interviewer that not only Mr Fiank Wild, but Mr George Marston, will be included in the six who are to form the Trans-Continental party. • The financial question was touched upon, arid Sir Ernest, stating £50,000 was the minimum cost,admitted that he already had that sum, or there abouts. "But I could do with £60,000 or £70,000 in all," he added. I shall not make a public appeal in the or dinary sense of the word, but if people like to send in subscriptions I shall, of course,' be very glad to receive them." He would not discl...
DOMINIONS FLEET NEW ZEALAND'S SHARE [Newspaper Article] — Narracan Shire Advocate — 18 March 1914
DOMINIONS FLEET I NEW ZEALAND'S SHARE i . (By'F. A. M'JCenzie in the "Daily Mail."). The New Zealand, the Dreadnought presented by the southern Dominion to the navy, has just returned home after a triumphant journey round the Empire. Everywhere, from Santiago to Sydney and from Vancouver to Capo Town, she lias been enthusiastic ally welcomed, and everywhere re garded as a pledge of Imperial unity. Even while she was completing the last miles of her 4.r>,000-mile voyage the land that paid for her adopted a naval policy which makes the gift of Dreadnoughts a thing of the past. Now Zealand this montli determined to come into line with Australia, and, in place of supporting the British Navy by gifts of money or ships, to have a navy of her own. What does this new departure por tend ? Is it a sign of weakening love of Empire? Is it an attempt to escape responsibilities? These are questions which many interested in j the future of our race are asking. [ There is one man in London at pr...
SHIPBUILDING RECORD [Newspaper Article] — Narracan Shire Advocate — 18 March 1914
SHIPBUILDING RECORD A world's record is established by the Clyde shipbuilding returns for the year, which were, published yesterday (says "The Daily! Express" December 23). I ^ The .total is 76;7,0.00 tons, which is 120,000 tons better than last year. The vessels launched Include the Cunard liner Aciuitania, oC'50,000 tons, and several battleship's, cruisers, and de stroyers. j 5," Messrs. Russell [:ind Company, of '•Tort Glasgow, launched the largest [ amount of tonnige — SG,000, and Messrs. John Bro\vn and Company, of .Clydebank, come 'next with Sli.OOO. Messrs. Brown and the Fairfield Com pany, Govan, both f.urued out machin ery exceeding 200,(00 horse-power.