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MR. J. N. GIDDON'S FORECASTS FLOODS IN MARCH. [Newspaper Article] — Warracknabeal Herald — 20 January 1914
MR. J. N. GIOOON'S FORECASTS FLOODS IN MARCH. South Australia's well known pro. phot Is, ns usual, up to dnto with a 'forecast for J 914. Our readers iviu And plenty of variety—even to snow 111 April. It will bo disappointing to And Hint wo are to liavo a poor har vest, though tills is. somewhat at vari ance with Mr. Wragge'a prediction n\ule .a few years back, which listed three" relatively dry seasons, which ended last year, and tour or live good seasons to follow. Here Is Mr. (lid don's programme : — "In New South Wales, Victoria, South Australia,' and Tasmania the year opens fine and hot; but the mill, die of January will experience a nion soonal depression, accompanied with oppressive, sultriness and thunder storms, after which it will be com paratively cool for a low days. "Warming up again, It will bn (Hw and warm until the middle of Febru ary, when there will bo wind and sonic cool showers. Fine weather will pre vail during the latter part of Kebru. ary. "March opens sultry,...
TRIP TO QUEENSLAND. A VISITOR'S IMPRESSIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Warracknabeal Herald — 20 January 1914
TRIP TO QUEENSLAND. A VISITOR'S IMPRESSIONS. A correspondent writes :—When in Queensland lately, my wlta and I put In ft few days In Roma, which is n town somewhat approximating to Warracknabeal in the matter of size. Still, it possesses 13 hotels. What would the local option people of Vic toria say to that? The town lias a , good water supply, obtained' from a bore, put down on some rising ground just outside the building radius, and conveyed through the town in pipes. The water'is quite warm in the bore, and it is possible to have either a. cold or a warm bath with tills water, as one may require. The first flow out of the tap in the bathroom is cold, but after a bit, as it Is allowed to run, it gradually becomes warmer, until it al most becomes hot. There used to be a gas bore close to the water bore,, from which the town received its illu minating power, but one day, through someone's carelessness, the gas caught alight, and the lighting of the town by means of natural gas was t...
THE RAND STRIKE. MEN RESUMING WORK. JOHANNESBURG, Saturday. [Newspaper Article] — Warracknabeal Herald — 20 January 1914
THE RAND STRIKE. MEN RESUMING WORK. JOHANNESBURG, Saturday. Complete calm, now prevails throughout South Africa, and the stri kers eevrywhere are streaming back to work. The Trades Hall at Johannesburg is guarded by armed sentries, and the Union Jack is flying over the building. •Jjjt is understood that there will be no relaxation of martial law restric tions or alteration in military dispo* sitions until the strike is absolutely ended, and normal conditions ars restored. . The authorities are considering the prosecution of 43 principals in the Salt River strikers under the Railway Service Act One Trades Hall leader was arres ted and charged with attempted mur* der. It is stated that he fired a shot during the detectives' raid. There was very little cessation of work on the mines on Saturday. The official telegrams from the principal railway centres • announce that* the men are reporting for duty in large numbers. All 1s quiet at Pretoria, whoro the strikers" are still out, but it i...
MAN SHOOTS HIS WIFE. THEN COMMITS SUICIDE. [Newspaper Article] — Warracknabeal Herald — 20 January 1914
MAM SHOOTS HIS WIFE. THEN COMMITS SUICIDE. Following a dispute about a picture a double shooting tragedy occurred at Noai's Mill, East Maitland, N.S.W., 011 Friday night, tlie victims being Rich ard Marshra well known business man and his wife. Mrs. Marsh died instantly, but lic.r husband lived for two hours.. Both had bullet wounds in the head. .. Frederick'.Marsh, a son, 1G 'yearn of age, who works in the mill, was with his father in the latter's office, a few minutes before the tragedy. The father was about to destroy an enlarged picture of his eldest daugh ter. Mrs. Marsh called out to the boy to take the picture down, so that the father could not damage it. The boy took It down, and the mother stood in front of it. As the boy walked out to the veran dah, he heard his father warn his mo ther to get. away from the picture. He next heard Bliots, and rancor a doctor.' The pair had not Ifved hap pily.
WOMEN CONDEMN FASHIONS DISGRACE TO HUMANITY. [Newspaper Article] — Warracknabeal Herald — 20 January 1914
WOMEN CONDEMN FASHIONS DISGRACE TO HUMANITY. At the National Council of Women of Australia at Hobart -there was a lively discussion on the moral aspect of to-day's fashions, which were se verely denounced by the president, who said that women were a disgrace to humanity for the way they went about. She quoted Mr. Manifold, M.L.C., Victoria, as to, the necessity for a bill to protect men against wo men who wore transparent and -slit , skirts -and low-necked blouses. Miss Bisdee contended that there was nothing to make an outcry about, and cited the women, of 1S02, who j wore tight dresses, and damped them ito make them cling more effectively. | Other speakers severely condemned what they termed the indecent models of the day, and one lady suggested social ostracism as a cure for the evil, the Governor's wife to take the initiative.
LOSS THROUGH STRIKES. THE WORKERS' SHARE. LONDON, Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — Warracknabeal Herald — 23 January 1914
LOSS THROUGH STRIKES. ! THE WORKERS' SHARE. LONDON. Tuesdav. The Board of Trade statistics have been supplemented by the trade union; returns, and show that the loss of wages in ten working'industries from stoppages due to disputes of all kinds! during the past 10 years amounted to £17,413,188. The net sain in wages j as the result of disputes amounted to j £2,714,300, leaving an actual loss of £14,648,S4S. The workers as a whole | obtained during* the 10 years increases I amounting to 15 millions sterling, j chiefly through conciliation, machin-l ery, and working agreements. Of even* hundred strikes and lock-outs ; during the 10 years the employers won 50, the workers 25, while the remain* ins 25 were settled by compromise.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Warracknabeal Herald — 23 January 1914
Cleanliness Is Next to Godliness. A clean body Induces a cle.an mind. A clean body is attained by the use of water and a good soap. The only question is, "What Soap?" Rexona Soap is the best «oap. Its manufacture is the most modern and the most scientific. It combines the qualities of the best germ-destroying: powers with the most dainty odor and appearance. i Rexona Skin and Facial Soap is the only medicated soap which is pleasing i as a general toilet soap. i A daily bath with water and Rexona . Soap makes the user clean. 1 He. is not only free from dirt, but from disease germs. His clean and healthy skin ensures & healthy body. Cleanliness of mind should follow. So use Rexona soap in your daily bath. Be clean and keep clean. Rexona Soap, Kins of all Soaps. 1/ per Tablet. Obtainable every*, where. i VETERINARY. ! Edgar &lt;J. Lukey, j Li. V. So. (Melb. Univ.) « Late Veterinary Surgeon to Staw el! j District Veterinary Club. ! HAS taken, up liia residence lni Warrac...
LAND OF PROMISE. 56,000 IMMIGRANTS. GIRLS AND BOYS COMING. LONDON, Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — Warracknabeal Herald — 23 January 1914
I,,INT) OF PROMISE. 56,000 IMMIGRANTS. GIRLS AND BOYS COMING. LONDON. Tuesday. I Immigrants despatched to Australia iu 1913 numbered 50,799,, of whom 23,46S were men, 20,042 women, and 23,289 children. Miss A. Layard, of the Immigration Office, finding It impossible to obtain women immigrants for New South Wales and other States, is offering better facilities. Seventy-five have : been booked for Victoria and South Australia. The number includes se veral mill girls. Miss Bradshaw, a wealthy resident of South Kensington, is financing the despatch of 20 widows with a child each to New South Wales. The money is to be repaid inside a year. Six thousand boys are going to Vic toria and New South Wales during the year.
CABLE NEWS. "HERALD" SPECIAL SERVICE. (PER REUTER.) DASH FOR LIBERTY. SEVEN PEOPLE KILLED. VANCOUVER, Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — Warracknabeal Herald — 23 January 1914
CABLE NEWS. •♦HERALD" SPECIAL SERVICE. (PER REUTER.) DASH FOR 1JBEKTY. SEVEN PEOPLE KILLED, VANCOUVER. Tuesday. A daring attempt to escape from prison yesterday resulted In seven people twins? killed. Af Nfaeaihter, in Oklahoma, three prisoners in the State penitentiary mad-> a bui for freedom. Armed revolvers, ihey attacked the uuards, who returned the Are, and a wt bat \ tie ensued. The upshot was that the three pri soners were killed, while a similar, number of guards lost their lives, i A former judge named Thomas, who j had been visiting the gaol, was struck j by a stray bullet and killed. j
LAVA-SEETHING ISLAND. BOILING SEA COOKS FISH. HILLS RISE OUT OF WATER. [Newspaper Article] — Warracknabeal Herald — 23 January 1914
LAVA-SEETHING ISLAND. BOILING SEA COOKS FISH. HILLS RISE' OUT OF WATER. Describing Ambryn 'Island as "a - seething mass of lava" with sea foam ing over the site of the mission hos* pital, officers of the steamer Makarn bo, which arrived in Sydney on Wed* nesday, brought details of a terrible volcanic erup-tion on the island on New Year's Day, as a result of which 700 natives had to be transferred to the island of tPaama. ' The whole face of the country has been altered, and where Br. Bowie's | mission hospital stood,there is now a ; "wide stretch of sea ranging from 13 I fathoms tO' no sounding. Further along, where the sea pre. viously rolled, two miles of hilly coun try appears. During eruption sfihe water reached boiling point, and turtles and fish of | . all kinds rose to the surface properly ;• cooked. | Numbers of natives who were anxi j ous to escape from the lava rushed I Into, the sea, but the water was so j hot that they got on to the land again.
VICTORIAN LANDS. WHAT GOOD FARMING WILL DO. A 30-BUHSEL AVERAGE. [Newspaper Article] — Warracknabeal Herald — 23 January 1914
VICTORIAN LANDS. WHAT GOOD FARMING WILL DO. j A 30-BUHSBL AVERAGE. i The Nh.il! farm competitions, the an nual report of which has just been made available, calls attention to the disparity of yields from poor and from good farming. This year's judge was Mr. A. E. V. Richardson (agricultural superintendent), and he remarked that the standard set by the best far mers of the district has had a good I leavening-influence on farm practice, "The crops , inspected, ;were, on .the whole, extremely satisfactory, and, fur nished a remarkable "Illustration of i the . capacity of. the .wheat plant-to yield under adverse'i seasonal condi tions, when rational methods- of til lage are practised/' Several prizes i were given, as usual, by the society I for various competitions, and it is ! worthy of mention that the average yield from the 15 farms entered for the best crop was approximately 30 j 'bushels per acre. The average yield for the district was 15 bushels. These two sets of figures,', ther...
TELEPHONE EXCHANGE. AREEGRA PARTY LINE. 107A. [Newspaper Article] — Warracknabeal Herald — 23 January 1914
TE LE PltON E KXC1IA NO li.fj AREEGRA PARTY LINE. 107 A. 1. J. Pietach. a 3. Albert Hacuslor. s. J. K. Schultz. I. A. Nltschkp. f>. T. Schulz. 108B. 1. E. Greiser. 2. Schulz Bros. it.' Greiser Bros. 1. H. Kent. 5. T. Roberts. 109C. 1. G. Uerscli. •>. F. Jfuller. :i. ' H. Powell. •!. n. Learmonth. , 5. D. Kent. 6. A. Walker. 110A. 1. H. Heath. 2. \Y. Powell. J. D. Powell. •1. A. Heath. 5. Billings Bros, and Hogg. 211B. 1. Albert Schulz. 2. Anton Hausler. 4. J. Haeusler. 5. H. Schulz. 6. 0. HueJmer. , 112C. 1. C. Hewitt. 2. H. Hewitt. 3. 0. Hewitt. 4. KoschitzUe Bros.' 5. Koschitzke Bros. 6. H. Brown. USA. 1. H. Gove. 2. A. Arnold. 3. T. Arnold. 4. J. Jess. 5. Adam Bell. 114B. 1. J. Mitchell. 2. C. George. 3. T. Kelsall. 4. A. Biesse. 5. H. George.
TEMPERANCE NEWS. (Contributed.) [Newspaper Article] — Warracknabeal Herald — 23 January 1914
TEMPERANCE NEWS. j (Contributed.) The question of how much alcohol one may safely take 1ms occupied wise men to an extent which forms a; pitiable travesty on earnest endeavor] or no-called siceutifle investigation, j Too much of the so'called science is mere surface observation, shallow rea-j soiling, and prejudiced conclusions, i The mere fact that many individuals \ survive to the end of a long (but rare-j ly useful^ life, drinking vast amounts : of intoxicating liquors. Is less evidence for the harmlessness of seductive fluids than testimony to the marvel lous adjustability of the human organ ism to the misuse of poisons. But how much alcohol may a man drink daily or weekly, and suffer no harm —that is, sustain no definite "insult" to organic integrity? It has been de termined that on ounce or two may be ; taken daily and no damage ensue for many years to the grosser structures. This, however, does not take into ac count—(a) the loss of vital activity through the expenditure of f...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Warracknabeal Herald — 23 January 1914
Two Doses Give Relief. ' "I am subject to bowel troubles . which cause pain and Inconvenience," ■ writes Mr. Alfred Wane, 1S5 Auburn • Road, Auburn, Vic., "but two doses of ! Chamberlain's Colic and Diarrhoea j Remedy give immediate relief. I am • pleased to know there is such a safe ' and certain' remedy as Chamberlain's ' Colic and Diarrhoea Remedy, and al* i ways keep a bottle handy." Sold by Hutchinson and Co. and J. N. Wool cott. /' PHONE NO. 1». Registered Dentist, ! Scott Street - - - Warracknafoeal. S Next Door to.hla Well Known Pbarmcj. ^ Mar !>e Consulted Dally. llopctouu, Tuesday, January i,3th ; l.asoelles, Wednesday, January 14th; : Ltoulah» Tuesday, January 20th.
CRIME ROMANCE. REMARKABLE CAREER ENDED. [Newspaper Article] — Warracknabeal Herald — 23 January 1914
CRIME R03IANGE. I REMARKABLE CAREER ENDED. A grim romance of the underworld ended at the Highgate Cemetery with the burial of George Cook, with full Salvation Army honors. Officers of the army testified that Cook was a loyal and stedfast soldier. Thirteen years ago the Old Bailey judge, in sen tencing Cook to 12 years' imprison ment, pronounced him to be the most expert coiner of the nineteenth cen tury. Beginning with a sentence-of | nine months for passing base coin, I Cook passed over 30 years in prison, ilils sentences aggregating 45 years. I Whilst serving his last sentence, he | came under the influence of the Salva jtion Army, ayd, as a result of Briga dier Playle's exhortations, he was re leased on ticket in October, 1910. Cook expressed his determination to "run straight," and publicly confessed at the penitents' bench. • The remainder of his life was blameless and happy. Around the graveside were three of his chums, including one companion who was in the dock with Cook on ...