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JUNIOR PUBLICE. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 20 January 1914
JUNiOR PUELIC.-The following iBendgo cardidates have been succeEs.ful:-Enghlsh. -Obtained distinction--F.. . Cummins, G. M. Evans. Irene Owens. Passed-J. Ben iott, W. Bishop, ,D. Blaikie L. Blair,.-. Th-sselmann, T. M. -Bvwater, C. C. Chan :ellor, A. Clouzh, L. Cornish, R. G. GD3avey; 1. Dehney, 0. iDown, C. Dunstan; E. Grant, W. R S. Gray, M. Greer, A;. C. Hart R J. R. IIarv'ey M. Henry, F. G. Housten, 1). -unter, F. E. Kedge, T. Kennedy Mollie Laffan, I%. Les, M7. Lightfoot, A Lightfoot, :M Mordsi. ?\. H. Newman.: R? ?hilps, Winnie Pool, I.. A. Rankin,: A TRawlinson, L. Iyan, R A. Spence, R. B Stevenson, S. Stielow, L. Stilwell, B. Tredinnick. Annie Vanderseen, .M. Vinni fcir.mb,. History.-Obtained distinction L. Blair, C. Dunstan, G. M; Evans, R Grant, Irene Owens, R. Philps, A. Raw lit son. R. I. Stevenson, Passed-W 'ishop, II: M. Bywater, C. C. CChancellor, A. Clough, M. Cook, L. Cornish,' -L. .-Deb. !cy, A. CG Hart; P . J:. R. Harvey, Mi Henry, F. E. Kedge, T. Kennedy, -Mollie...
THE LATE MRS. ANN CLARKE. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 20 January 1914
THI LATE MRS. ANN CLARKR . .W. pulish . in this issue a pilioto.: of the late Mirs. Ann Clarke, -who. was?-?lioin ini Dundee, Scotland; on 21st ?,\fay?, 1821. She landed in the colonies in1-i844n?:in the -ship Emima .Eugena the II., and .Siseguently arrived in ? endigo on 23rld Decembeir, 1851. She was one of the first .wi hite'iomen on Bendigo, known, thou ,by hlier 'first rmarriage as Mrs. James Marsh.l:: .Mr:. . and Mrs. 'Marsh pitched their first tent on the spot which is now ?nown as. the Mall, but was then a gully. Some. years .-after the 'death of ,her first husband she m:narried Arthu-r -John Clarke. widower with five children, better known i nithe old: days: as "Daddy Clarke." Mr: .a~id, Mrs. Clarke carried on an hotel iusiiness !here for a number of y-ears.,.. They ::vned ano carried o0. the old : Shiamrockl rHotel : at Epsom, .the Cherry Tree :Hotel, also one a·t Kangaroo Flat and C.olden-s .uare :'ifter the ileaf.] of lhr :hiusbiand: Mrs: Clarke; retiied from buisiness ?...
WORLD'S LARGEST BRIDGE. OVER RIVER FORTH. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 20 January 1914
WORLD'S :L-ARGEST. BRIDGE. OVE.R RIVER rFONrTH. Prior to 1882, imuch diffizulty. was experi enced by travellers inri crossiing. the River Forth. Scotland In this °:yeai, h.ohwevex, the "North British Railway , .6.. :decided; to bridge the river, and after '.Parliamentary sanction had leen obtained the work was entrusted to Messrs. Fowler and Baker. The result of the efforts of these engineers is the largest bridge in the world. A clear headway of 150ft( at high spring tide is given. The bridge comprises two spans, each 1710ft. in length, two 689ft., and approach viaducts comprising 15 spans of 168ft., each resting on granite piers; four arch spans in granite, each of 57ft., and three of 25ft.-practically 1i miles in all. An idea of +he work entailed in construc tion may be obtained from the following facts: - By the time the structure had been com pleted some £3,000,000 had been expended, of which the bridge proper absorbed about £1,700,000, the plant and general charges some £800,0...
LIFE SAVING. REPORTS BY EXPERTS. Melbourne, 14th January. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 20 January 1914
LIFE SAVING. IREPORTS BY .EXYP ,InTS? Melbourne; 14th January. The Chief Secretary's department recent. ly called for 'reports in respect to life-say .ug tuetihods. Mr. r rank Beaurepaire, ex pert in charge of swimming instruction in the Education department, stated that it was of paramount importance that .greater efforts should be made to make the community thoroughly cognisant of swinnming 'and life-saving. He pointed out that the Government had already a life saving organiser in himself. Yet Mr. A. N. Bishop, in his report, recommended the appointment of an official to take over this vwork without even considering what had already been accomplished. He (Mr. Beaurepaire) could say that the work had been successful under his charge. Regard ing the formation of adult swimming and lile-saving clubs throughout the State, he thought this work could not be carried out by any person or any society as well as by his branch of the Education depart ment. The branch was in communication wit...
A NOTABLE AVIATOR. RETURN OF MR. H. J. HAWKER. Fremantle, 13th January. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 20 January 1914
A. ' NOTABLE" AVIATOR. RETURN OF MR. H. J. HAWKER. Fremantle, 13th January. Mr. Henry J. Hawker, of Melbourne, who is regarded as one of the world's champion aviators, returned to Australia to-day by the R.M.S. Maloja on a holiday trip. Hawker became famous when he attempt ed, in September last, to encircle Great Britain for -he "Daily Mail" prize. It is just over two years since he first went to England, and in that brief time he has acoomplished ~much. In fact, he holds every British ' record that exists-height, distance, and duration. His duration re cord is S hours 23 minutes. The first height record without a passenger is ll,450ft. The single passenger record is 12,900ff. The record with twS passengers is 10,400ft., and the three passengers' record* is 8550ft. The distance record established by Haw ker in his attemlpt to secure t:he "Daily Mail" prize was -nearly 1000 miles. His hydroplane flirht is a world's record. Rising at a tremendous angle, he achieved an: altitude of 100...
OPENING OF IRISH PARLIAMENT. OPENING IRISH PARLIAMENT. VICTORIAN DELEGATE APPOINTED. Melbourne, 14th January. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 20 January 1914
OPENING OF IRISIH PARLIAMENT. OPENING IRISH PARIJAM2ENT. VICTORIAN DELTEGATE APPOINTED. Melbourne, 14th January. . 1 public meeting under the auspices of the United Irish League was held at the Lathedral Hall, Brunswick-street, to-night, for the purpose of appointing a. delegate to represent Victoria at the opening of the first Irish Parliament. Mr. J. Gavan Duffy, who was in the chair. said this was the first meeting held :n tha Cathedral Hall in this historic year that would be known in the iuture as the HIome Rule year. All the duminions of th, Empire should be represented at the open ihg .,f the Irish Parliament, because t was due to their help and loyalty that the consummation of Irishmen's wishes hal come about. All the objections to Home Rule had been swept aside, and all the b?gies raised against the Irish Parliament' colming into being had vanished. The peo ple now saw that Homno Rule would not mean the disintegration of the Empire. Only one bogey remained, and that was the...
LOOPING THE LOOP. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 20 January 1914
S LOOPING TIH LOOP. Mr. Tawker informed an K interviewer that?? he was nrepared to perform Pegoud's feat of loopinr the loop in Australia if sufficient inducements were held out. He remarked that Pegoud's feat, had been performed in the early days of aviation, but Pegoud was the first to do it inten tionally. The others did it by accident. Policemen in Malden. Massachusetts, have been ordered to take Tango lessons at the State's expense,. not that they may dance it, but that they may recognise it when they see it being danced, and put into effect a new anti-Tango law.
GIRLS DRUGGED IN CINEMA SHOWS. CHEMIST ARRESTED IN AMERICA. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 20 January 1914
GIRLS DRUGGED IN CINEMA SHOWS. CHEMIST ARRESTED IN AMERICA. A new method practised by white slavers to secure victims is believed to have beenr discovered by the police of Newark, Net Jersey. It is alleged (says the London: "Express" of 6th December) that they in ject opiates into attractive girls during the darkness in moving picture theatres, and then pose as relatives and carry them off. This system has been brought to light' by the arrest at a cinema palace at Newark of Armand Megaro, la South Ameri can, employed as a chemist's assistant. Megaro was committed for trial, £4000 bail being required, after Mrs. Marjorie Graf', the bride of two weeks of a Newark civil engineer, had told her story in court. Mrs. Graff said that she occupied a seat in a box, and that Megaro entered her box from another and took a seat beside her. Suddenly she experienced a pricking sensation in her wrist, and in a few mo ments he felt ill and faint, and went to the ladies' parlor, where an attendant re...
SHOCKING RAILWAY FATALITY. MOTHER AND TWO CHILDREN KILLED. Murtoa, 12th January. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 20 January 1914
SHOCKIrIG RAILWAY FATALI1Y. MOTHER AND TWO CHILDREN KILLED. Murtoa, 12th January. A terrible railway fatality occurred near •Murtoa; on Saturday night, by which three persons lost their lives. James Ferry, line repairer, who resides at a gatehouse 31 miles out towards. Jung, visited Mhurtoa on the railway trolley with his wife and two childreL. They returned to the railway station about 10.30 to travel home by the tricycle, and found that an engine and tender had arrived, bound for Dimboola, to meet the English mail trdin on Sunday morning. Ferry started off with his family before the engine, in charge of Driver Troutbeck, left, at 10.40. Ferry was pulling and his wife was keeping a lookout for the engine. After once remark ing that nothing was in sight, the woman again looked back and exclaimed, "There's the engine!" It was then. bearing down upon them, half a mile from their home, at the rate of forty miles per hour. Ferry immediately stepped off the tricycle to re move it, and Mr...
BRITISH EMIGRANTS. EFFECT ON AGRICULTURE. FREE LANDS AND STATE FARMS SUGGESTED. LONDON, 13th January. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 20 January 1914
BRITISH, EMIGRANTS. EFFECT ON AGRICULTURE. FREE LANDS AND STATE FARMS SUGGESTED. LONDON, 13th January. The Dominions Trade Commission took evidence to-day on the drain emigration. is making on England's country districts. Robert Rew, assistant secretary to the Board of Agriculture and Fisheries' So. ciety, said that some of the Board.of Agri turture's correspondents complained of the active energy of the emigration agents. Great Britain had no agricultural work ers to spare. It was not in theo interests of the mother country to be stripped a? workers for the colonies. Unless free land and State farms were provided, England would be at a great disadvanttage when compared with the colonies.
HUGE TIDAL WAVE. 200 EARTHQUAKE SHOCKS. TWO OTHER VOLCANOES ACTIVE. TOKIO, 14th January. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 20 January 1914
SHUtGE TIDAL WVAVE. 200 EARTHQUAKE SHOCKS. TWO OTHER VOLCANOES ACTIVE. ' TOKIO, ,14th January. The action of the Sakura-shima com. menced by enormous clouds of smoke from several parts. Within 40 minutes enor mons flames shot up from the summit of the volcano. Houses on the east side of Kagoshima were the first to take fire. The surviving inhabitants thronged to* the beaches. ,Police took charge of lighters and conveyed refugees to places of safety. The heat was all the while terrific The sky was darkened by the smoke. The scene from the mainland was beautiful, as the island seemed to be one mass of flames. The brilliance of the scene was consider ably enhanced by the eruption from the crater Meanwhile 70,000 ,people in the Kagoshima believed that their houses were ruined by the flames. A great tidal, wave added to the terror. Hundreds of houses were destroyed, and a large number of the inhabitants killed or injured. In the City of Kagoshima shocks of earthquake were felt ever' thre...
VICTORIAN AGRICULTURE. BOOK BY DR. CHERRY. Melbourne, 14th January. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 20 January 1914
VICTORIAN AGRICULTUMtE. BOOK SY DR.' CHltERRY. Melbourlce, 14th J~iiiuaiy. r Dr. Thomas. Cherry, P'rofessor of Agri culture, at the .\lelbourne University, is isuiug a svri:s f:. volumes on Australian ecttlement. Tiii fir,9t is a text book. of the principles and lmetliods underlying the pastorail a id, aricuitural- industries or South-eicstern Au.tralla. it is of a- ost comp'::ihensive character, and deals exhaius ::ivoly withi Victorian conditions as they .ffect .all lthe cief areas of the State. It "i admirab'ly illustrated, and the first. por iton: l.ontairse c.'me very informative ialps ..'sl'owing the. rainfall, zones of this section of::the Coluvnouv'ealth, comrariso' of Aus -t;lia and the world's climatic zones, the contours and irrigation areas, the agricul tural znr.es and the cultivation and live stock ragiono. The great advantage of thesso maps is that they give a vast amount of iunformation at a glance. Then tih grapis showing the monthly rainfall records are particularl...
HEROIC TELEGRAPH OPERATOR. SOLE OCCUPANT OF TOWN. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 20 January 1914
HEROIC TELEGRAPH OPERATOR. SOLE OCCUPANT OF TOWN. By evening Kagoshima was deserted. The -only living soul in the town was a plucky telegraph operator, who had chosen to re main at his post This ma,: telegraphed yesterday that the whole place was covered with ashes, cwhile dense cl6uds of smoke enveloped the ruin.ed city. He-added that the earthquakes. were becoming increasingly horrible. rKagoshima lies 88 miles S.S.E. of Na gasaki, on a bay on the S.E. coast of Kiushiu, exactly opposite - the volcanic island of Sakura-shima. The town is the .capital of the prefecture of the same name. One of the most ancient cities of Japan, it has, or had. large manufactures of pottery in imitation of "old Satsuma." The latest available figures give the population of the town as 63,000. In November, 1862, the bat. teries and vessels of the Prince of Nagato fired on an English and a French vessel at the entrance of the Straits of Shi, monoseki. Reparation was demanded, and the Jamanese Government ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 20 January 1914
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