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A Romantic Jewel. [Newspaper Article] — Cobram Courier — 12 February 1914

A Romantic Jewel. -f A jewel witli a most romantic history was exhibited at the Koyal .Society's conversazione recently, it is a priceless- ornament of curne lian, lapis lazuli, and turquoisv, and was made by order of the Phar oah of Kgypt hundreds of years before the birth of Christ. It, was given by the monarch to one of his favourites, and when the latter died it was buried with him in his tomb. Some years afterwards thr tomb was entered by a thief, who was about to steal the precious gem when the heavy slabs that formed its roof fell on him and killed him. In the course of cen turies all traces of this ancient, I tomb were lost, and as a result. ' <jf frequent sandstorms tit lay buried^ deep under the sand. It was exca vated recently by Professor Flin ders Fetri»\ the great Egyptian ar i chaeologist. The crushed body of | the thief was found, with the sto len jowel in bis hand, and told Its [pun story, and (lie beautiful gem was brought to England.

Publication Title: Cobram Courier
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
POSTAL RATES AND RECULATIONS [Where the term The Commonwealth is used in connection with these rates and regulations it includes Papua, Lord Howe Island, and Norfolk Island.] LETTERS. [Newspaper Article] — Cobram Courier — 12 February 1914

POSTAL RATES AND RECULATI0N3 I [Where tho term "Tho Common wealth" is used in connection with these and regulations it includes PapUttj | li«rd lioHO Island, and Norfolk Island.J LETTKHS. par every J ounce or Unction tbeTeot. r'or delivery within the Common wealth .. .. ,,. .. . 0 1 . For delivorj*-,ijjVtii© 'Dritfah Em- ' L 'pire. .. Y.^r. /. ..... 0 1 1 ?ot deli very'intbo Nen^JIebridos. n- 0— ^r ph" :: S % LETTER CAItDS. For delivery wiiliin the Commonwealth : Single, Id. cach; reply, Id. each half. For delivery in the Unlibli Empire (see Jfbt of places under "Letters )—Sin gle. Id. each. For delivery in New Hebrides, Banks, and Torres Islands—Single, 2<1. each. For delivery in other places— Single. ! lljd. each. ! POST CARDS. Single Postcards hnpioased with tin i Id. btamp, and Reply or double cards, ewoh half of which has the Id. M-air.p impressed thereon, may be transmitted to places within the Corouiomvoakh, aud to ilioca places, enumerated under , ' Loiters,'1 to ...

Publication Title: Cobram Courier
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TIGERLAND. [Newspaper Article] — Cobram Courier — 12 February 1914

TIGERLAND. ■ Jir /rigerland;v. -Mi*.: C. 13. - Goulds burg . describes s the. wild .bensts > of the: jungle : from: experience gained in many hunting expeditions. "For the- rhinoceros he entertains much rcspect. fie says :—In weight und bulk - almost equal to an elephant, its short, stumpy legs give it a stability not possessed by the lat ter. and the shortness of its logs in no.way interferes with its speed, I which, when charging, is tremen dous. • Its charge is practically ir resistible—cases, indeed, being known i or elcpna'nts, caught broadside on, being knocked completely over, j The injuries, too, which it can ! inflict with its sharn-nointed. power ful horn, sometimes « foot In i strong teeth, sharp : razor, makes the j %>HuaI a " "Tn^i •"*. (latigeruus foe.! 4LX}*P, j /'1 tfe'Mftfyder that—w'] I1 Bjtv rare -^eju^p^ofo+tho staiinchcst .^y induced to face Mand and wait its chariK'^^l'iidtT those circum stances. to shoot a charging "rhino," is no easy matter, and the spo...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cobram Courier — 12 February 1914

The Orient Bakery. H. Anderson, BAKER. PASTRYCOOK AND CONFECTIONER, BANK STREET, COBRAM, Respectfully solicifs thofnvor of Tour custom, and guarantees that none but the Very Best Quality of Bread and Small Goods will be supplied. Weddings, Dances, and Picnic Parties Catered for. HOT PIES OS SATURDAY .NIGHTS. Carts visit all parts of the district.

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New Chinese Stamps. EMBLEMS OF AGRICULTURE, TRADE, AND LEARNING. [Newspaper Article] — Cobram Courier — 12 February 1914

New Chinese Stamps. KMBLKMS OF AG tUCL'LTUHE, TRADE, AXD LKAUMKG'. I The new ' Chinese ffepublican stamps 'hove just been issued, the. various, denominations being in threo different designs,' representing com merce, agriculture, nnd learning. Commerce is represented by the junk design, which shows a typical 'Chinese junk in the centre with soils fully set, while in the background can he seen a .'modern rnilwny train passing over tho^rent railway bridge across the Yellow Hivcr on the Ticn tsin-Pukow Railway. This design is I used for the J, 1, 2, 3, -i, 5, G, 7, 8, and 10 cent, values. Agrjcuituro is * indicated by tho reaper design—a reaper bending to his work in a field of ripo corn, above which is a smnll picture of tho Temple of Heaven in Peking, tho pillar on each side of tho stnmp being sopported by a full ear of wheat. This is used for the 15, KJ, 110, 150, and oQ cent vulues. Looming is represented by the arch design, which shows the stately j —of—a tomnin . in—tlie HnH oi C...

Publication Title: Cobram Courier
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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cobram Courier — 12 February 1914

To Farmers! If You Want -AnytMng in Complete Harvesters : Chaff cutters Paring Ploughs Harrows Engine Fittings Winnowers Reclining Chairs Vehicles Orchard Implements Horseshoes Or General Repairs, CALL ON James Grant Cobram Foundry, Tel. No. 3. Station St., Cobram Disc Cultivators Disc Ploughs Horseworks Scarifiers GBAiy SBASOU. Special Notice to Farmers, Grain Dealers, Agents, DALGETY & COMPANY LIMITED, Wool, Gxain & Pro&uoe lirokM*, Kdbottriii, au nutMD to BBfiura oounnMa or WHEAT, FLOUR, OATS, BARLEY, MAIZE, PEA8, And GRAIN of all dMaiiptlMUi At tb»ir Warehouse*, Newmarket, (or mi» is th* UtlbeWM Miiti). wt fee •hipmwt to Lradoa. All Grain carefully marksd on roeetpt into 3fr* mi Newmarket, and the identieat Ini#* and content* positively held until instrttcHons f Mil A««w t#MT received from owners. MO CARTAQe~ ON CONStaNIMNlTVr MiU 1 Qnibeil's Sheep Dip . . _ Agents ( Kemp's Patent Sheep Branding; Liquid for f Wonnn Spocifico Sheep Drench ) Nobel's Glasgow...

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Railroad-man's Awful Predicament. [Newspaper Article] — Cobram Courier — 12 February 1914

Railroad-man's Awful Predicament. •'— Lighted matches were successfully used at: night.- recently by H. Zll iaiub, a brakcman, to stop a .freight, train, and save himself from being, mished to;death, as he lay helpless on•; the -Illinois Central tracks at .Chicago,both legs hav ing, been broken by a fall from another train. Zillamb's presence' of-mini! is declared by railroad oil*-1 cials •. to - bo. ; worthy of special j mention, . although - his heroic ef- j foris to save his own life proved, unavailing, death following" two | hours later at- a hospital. ZiUamb was rilling ou'the rear of a north bound Illinois Central meight, and was. thrown olY by a sadden lureh. He rolled . on one . of the south bound tracks in great agony, both legs Ijeing crushed. Another freight train was thundering down on him. He managed to reach into a pocket, and, taking out a box of matches, feverishly struck them against the rails, several at. a time, and held them up in the air. There has just died, at...

Publication Title: Cobram Courier
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ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. A BAFFLED IMPOSTOR. OR, THE HEIR TO A DUKEDOM: A HUGE PERSONATION FRAUD. PART 12. CHAPTER XVII,—(Continued.) [Newspaper Article] — Cobram Courier — 12 February 1914

ALL RIGHTS RB8BRVBD. A BAFFLED* IMPOSTOR. ■ OR, THE HEIR TO A DDKEDOM : j HUGE PERSONATION FRAUD. T By S. W. Hopkins, Author of "On Four Brass Plates," etc., etc. PART 12. . CHAPTER XVII,—(Continued.) Ono day Helen received a letter that mado her heart leap. "Wo nro coming to England," wrote Abingdon. "Burton is doing splen didly, physically, but lie lias grown restless again. He is still looking for that girl. This is troublesome here, for all the women havo black eyes and black hair—that is, most of the pretty ones. Once in a while wc sen a very light blonde, but these are apparently no better to Burton than tho brunettes. I would liko to try again the effect on him of n girl with blue eyes and dark brown hair." There was great chnttcrinr over this. Mr. Brooke.sat for a long time listening. He bad heard considerable about the doctor and his queer pa tient of late, since the days got cold I enough to keep him indoors more. I "You two young ladies do a great deal .of talking," ho sa...

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Law of the Flag. [Newspaper Article] — Cobram Courier — 12 February 1914

Law of the Flag. .• ♦ There lire quite a number of peo ple whom an excess of enthusiasm may lead into committing an of fence against the law. On red letter clays many a Hag is hoistc! which ought not .to he, onrl com paratively fow people are aware of the restrictions on tins point. The whole matter was laid down by an Order in Council dated November .1th, .1800. This still remains in force. The most important point to be remembered is that the Koyal Standard is the personal llatf of the Sovereign. It is hoisted where the Sovereign is residing, j and nowhere else, with a few excep tions, such as certain fortresses on , Koyal anniversaries or State occa I sions, as laid down in the Koyal ! Kegulations. The Union .lack is tho flag of the whole nation, and any l one. may My it. Tor over two centuries the Bri tish Fleet, consisted of three divi sions—the red, the white, and the blue—and each division Mew an "En sign" of a corresponding colour, the white ensign being incorporated with th...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cobram Courier — 12 February 1914

COBRAM CREAM DEPOT Now opened in Temporary Promiies ia Station Street (opposite Station). Fullest market value is paid for Croam, and ^ every poiufc of Butter-Fat it credited to j the Supplier., \ "The .Cream is weiglied.ajid tested at thoDopot ^Aml.omntv.nnn'a a This Dopot i* a branch of tho SHKPPAU TON and DISTRICT Butter, Cheese and Ico Factory Company, a co-opon\tivo concern, owned and controlled by District People. Capital £7500, divided iuta 7500 Shares of £l each. There aro 2S0 Shareholders, scattered I everywhere throu*ho\itthc Valley. Board of Management—Jp.mes McNabb, farmer, Kialla West (chairman) ; 1). Treuhy fafmcr,-Pine Lod^e; «1o?t'ph Ilillier, farmer Pino Lodge ; James .loiTery, retired farmer, Shepparton; Francis Mitehol), farmer, North Mooroopna j Stephen Coombs, farmer, InrorgordoH; Georjj® Blight, farmer, Pine Lodge; general mauager, \V. P. AVcat. The Company was established in 1894 to Resist City Monopoly, und is WORKED SOLELY in tho INTERESTS of the DAIRYMEN of...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cobram Courier — 12 February 1914

Prune Notick. IMPORTANT NOTICE. Alf. Fimister, Having purchased the yropcUy OPPOSITE TIIF, POST-OFFICE, . COURAJf, Keturns Kis.boat thanks for past favor* and \nlorniB'tbWttrm»i!» <wnt jiuuiic'GI tln'suirounJingJintrictUiRt tie is now prepared to execute all kind* of work the trade at must reasonable prices Shoeing dune by n First-c.luss Tradiisiniiii. Buggies, Gigs, aud Waggons built to order or repaired. Repairs executed with despatch Firm Implements of h11 kinds made to 01 dei or repaired. . D. Jackson, Plumber and Tinsmith CLiccnsed by the Cobram "Water Trust to tap mains and lay on water.) PUNT. ROAD, COBRAM, AGENT FOR NICHOLSON & MORROW'S "Union" make of Farm Implements Agent for the Alpha De Laval Separator and DUX Cycles. Separator Duplicates kept on hand « Q „ |r„ all sizes, from 100 to •% ClSA 5000 gallons, made on the premises. Auk for prices. All repairs in the Tinware lino a specialty. Af,reiit for the famous "Champion" Hack-Geared "Vfiudmi'ls. Winc'm...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cobram Courier — 12 February 1914

MITCHELL | GRAIN DRILLS HARVESTERS MOULDBOARD PLOUGHS DISC PLOUGHS HARROWS j x TOKBs, See. , , v ALSTO JTff A»iu u o ~ irii* jtt .1 ,S I SHARPLES SEPARATORS. j Large Discounts for Cash. Special Terms. Send for Catalogues to M. STOKES, Sole Agent for Cobram District and Southern Riverina. Cobram Hairdressmg Saloon. A. KICHLER Hairdresser & Tobacconist PUNT ROAD, COBRAM. Customers can rely on getting A COOL, CLEAN SHAVE. LADIES OWN HAIR MADE UP A Specialty. I stock the best brands CIO-AllS, CIGARETTES AND TOBACCOS. Splendid Selection of Musical Instruments in Stock. Note the Address: PUjST liOAD COBRAM. IMPORTANT NOTICE. Gordon Anderson ; Desires to intimate Jo .tho -.publiq that he !;»s purchased the CARRYING AND FORWARDING) BUSINESS 1 Formerly carried on in Cobram by IIr F. Farrall, aud trusts by strict attention to orders to receive a con tinuance of customers' favors. Parcels and Goods received and con signed to any address, and delivery made o£ inward Parcels or Goods to ...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cobram Courier — 12 February 1914

I J he Qrand Qeqiral }{otel Cobram. 46 Rooms. L. A. FARRELL Forme .'ly of Yarrawonga, Has taken ever this well-known house, and hopes to recciVc, u continuance of patronage from the local ..and travelling" public. -

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cobram Courier — 12 February 1914

A Master Baker SPEAKS OF THE WORTH OF Clements Tonic 80 ill his friends scarcely knew him and he went to the Melbourne Hospital, k friend recommended Clements Tonio, and that saved him Thti letter has bees recorded became ol id great ernestnesi. and (be way the writer, Mr. HoUidsy, expresses hit sufferings and recovery. It shows what CUmeots Tonic can do. Mr.'Holliday writes from his business address. 113 Madeline Street (Bakers Patent Peel Factory^. Car/too, Melbourne, 19/5/11. CLEMENTS TONIC LTD., • 11 lam glad to till yol wbat CUseiti Tonic did (or ma. A yaar ago I was to ill from bad U?er and Dtrroaueii. 1 blamed overwork, and a nib cf orders. To keep easterners sapplted I worked day tad xrigkt, with ih* rsiolt I got »o iU I cmM fak* so part la tba bitiieii aicapl fcpsrvise. To give as idea howttlaid ckaigadl was, people who bad not aaaa me lot montis would pata aid tot ki»v me. I was lor fivt osoatkslika Ibis, gradaalir getting wum. Good advice and mtdklaa did ma *o good. fdKld...

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Wereless for Miners. [Newspaper Article] — Cobram Courier — 12 February 1914

Wereless for Miners. Aii invention has been brought to light which will servo to consider ably minimise the dangers to which every day the large number of underground workers are exposed. A clever German subject, Herr 4. J I. Keinecke, of Westphalia, has invented u system of wireless tele graphy for use in mines. The sys tem has been adopted at J tinning" ton Main Colliery in Yorkshire, where instruments have been fixed aj two points and comersalions have been carried on with the same ease as is the ease with ordinary telephones. , There is a portable instrument adapted for use in the cage whilst ascending and descending the shaft, and so a means 01 communication with those above ground in time of disaster has been established. '* By this means rescue work will be considerably facilitated, for en tombed miners will !•<* in direct communicMt ion with the pit-head, thus being able to call for assist ance and give directions as to their whereabouts and the best means of reac...

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ROBIN HOOD. [Newspaper Article] — Cobram Courier — 12 February 1914

kouix noou.' TlnTe 1ms never been -an outlaw i'»ninl whoso name such roniancc liitN hung as "Uobin llood'* of the Middle Ages. Kven his existence lias been doubted; hut it is now fair ly nrtuin that such a person (lid • mm, and that he gathered round I"iin ;t band of "merry men.'* These out laws haunted Sherwood J^urest, nvnr Nottingham, and the identity of ilie loader has never . been ascertain ed for certain. Some have thought h" was the last of the- great Saxons held out against the ■ Normans when these conquered the kingdom, othors that he was the outlawed, Kjtrl of Leicester, -who led a revolt iu the reign of ICdvard 11.; others that he was the leader, ot. those u'io were scattered after the death "J* Simon de Montfort. It seems certain, however, that he \wis ihe "llohyn Uode" who was pardoned by King tedward II., who g»u» him a -pension on condition Umt lie gave tip' his . lawless life i"»d remained at • Court; ■ Hut r tir imj of this quiet after his previous ■•ari'er, he left...

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A Miser's Curious Will. [Newspaper Article] — Cobram Courier — 12 February 1914

A Miser's Curious Will. ! - — ^ ' - i ~ Kgvpt?s.-.greatest mist'iv is dead. This worthy, Shawarli -."Pasha, w'nsi i.ii member of the LegislativeCouncil ; ami was reputed to be^ one v of the" wealthiest landowners.*:- 11<*. had an income of; at-least- XjriO.OUO utul no (k*l>ts^v:^Viitr<(ita;i;iip|)curs.lliat 'lie hail carried Ms: miserfyJ:'scut/incii(sucvcn j be.voml the .grave, for,-not- being i able to take: his. good^ and chat-} tels with him, he has arranged so i •tluit the bulk of his fortune shall benefit . no . one. . The ntoslem law lays it. down that unless.a "Wnkfs," or religious trust, is constituted, a testutor can only deal freely with u smnll part of his estate.; the bal una' has to be . divided up .amongst the heirs on a fixed < scale. So, as he wanted to have the free :disposaI of his fovtune, the rasha made his entire estate into - a v'Wukfs/' • Us ually *surli a trust is made for the benefit of* the heirs .and to, protect7 the est...

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THE GALLANT THREE HUNDRED [Newspaper Article] — Cobram Courier — 12 February 1914

■I I110 c: \I \S IIIlliE IIUN' I I \ny schoolboy .can teil you how "Nolile Six Hundred" rushed into tiiu "Vulloy. ol Don Hi nt Unln a"—tlie maddest and most si'lemlid feat in tlio annals of war —Imt how ninny to-dny know the story of tho charge of the gallant tluee hundred, who, a few hours ''•liliiT, flung themselves at the l.ns^iaii hordes with a valour equally Krent und glorious? I lii' eiirlnin rises on this thrill episode in tlie t'l'iinean War on the Ki'i.y, chilly dawn of October 1M5I. Seldom have llrilish soldiers faced such fearful odds. On tho heights above tliem, n dense, menacing mass, were three thousand of ftussio.'s finest horsemen, out numbering them by ten to one, unci with nil the advantage of position; but even ut this point, with the apparently hopeless task before thorn, every mtu\ in tho British line was convulsed with laughter as, down the lull, in panic flight, raced hundreds of red-fe/.ed Turks, pur sued by the flash of Cossack swords. Jlnt there wns little ...

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£400,000 Cheque for a Bride. A LITTLE SURPRISE. [Newspaper Article] — Cobram Courier — 12 February 1914

£400,000 Cheque for a Bride. — » A 'LITTLE RURI'IMSE. - ...A . wedding ' gift. amounting to fourteen million dollars (112,800,000) is sni<i to hax'c been given by 3lr. •Henry : Cl«3r Krick, the steel mag nate,- whose son, Mr. Childs Krick, was.married at Philadelphia recent ly - to Miss J'Vmiccs Shoemaker Ui/.on.. • :y Ileforer. the ceremony, Mr. JKrick settled ^on. his * sou the sum of .£2, Iu0,000; and it was reported that he iuCcndedv giving the.bride also a cash present of X200,000. When the curious wedding guests approached. -Mrs. "Dixon, mother of the bride, with a ' request for in formation/.. that lady replied that -H. such 'a.; princely^ gift . was to .-be made she knew.. nothing/about : it. ■ After the wedding, -which \yas .in old St. Peter's * Church, ^the/guests , who were assembled in the Dixon i mansion observed Air. Prank-.VKrick ! senior wilh intense interest 'as 'he i approached his il»ughler-jn-la w and 1 handed her : a plain envelope.'; The i bride ; di...

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The Cold Bath. ITS GLOW OF REACTION. [Newspaper Article] — Cobram Courier — 12 February 1914

The Cold Bath. ITS GLOW OF HEAOTION. If you do not feel warm after a cold bnlh you had hotter not take it, for it is doing you no good. We do not take cold baths for the sake of cleanliness ; cold water rimy wash off tho superficial dirt, but it docs not extract the dirt from tho pores. We plunge into cold water solely for its . invigorating effect and unless we get Xhis effect from it we had hotter seek (he in-; vigoration . in some other way. Cold water applied suddenly - drives, tho blood .. from the . skin by 'constrict ing the capillaries.., 3t also admin* isiers-a\ light shock, to the nerves, which has air awakening effect upon 'all the muscles of tho body. * • The capillaries being closed, the resistance of the blood to the heart pressure is greater.' The heart re sponds to this resistance by greater effort ; it- beats , more rapidly and with stronger force. The blood surgesthrough the - body. more swiftly •• and; forces its wny, through the capillaries as- soon as the cold t...

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