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STUDENTS ON STRIKE SUFFERERS UNABLE TO GET RELIEF [Newspaper Article] — Tungamah and Lake Rowan Express and St. James Gazette — 26 February 1914
STUDENTS ON STRIKE SUFFlillKUS UNABLE TO GLOT RliLlKF Some thousands of patients with toothachc, who as usual went for re lief to the dental hospitals attached to the greater German universities this morning (stated the Berlin.corres pondent of "The Daily News" Decem ber 13) had to be turned away, tor the dental students throughout Ger many went on strike, and the only people left in attendance were the lecturers and their chief assistants, who were quite unable to handle the large number of patients. the students' strike has been caused by the refusal of the university author ities to grant the title of doctor of dentistry. The only way a student at tlio Dental High School can obtain a degree is by. subsequently taking a p.hilosophy course, which means ail extra two years after he has passed the State examination in dentistry. This examination, which does not confer tho degree itself, involves ten terms of study, as against the six which suf fice to give a degree in other subjects....
End of a Notorious Character. DEATH OF FRANK BUTLER. [Newspaper Article] — Tungamah and Lake Rowan Express and St. James Gazette — 26 February 1914
End of a Notorious Character. DEATH OF FRANK BUTLER. Willi tho exception of the negro King, who is now borving a life sen tence in Pantridge, probably there waB no man more feared by the Victorian police, who knew him than J?rank Bubler, aliaB Burgess, alias Burn?, who WIIB found dead in his hat on tho bank of the Murray near Cobrarn, on Sun day 15th inst., presumably having been dead at least lwo or three days. A poat uiorteui examination made by Dr Kennedy disclosed that death was duo to natural causes, the deceased being 77 years old. Hia remains were buried in thu Cobram cemetery on Monday at the expense of thu Govern ment. Then ended thu doings of a onco notorious man, who sponb no less than il years of ilia life in prison, and whose record was on the crime calendar of every State in the Commonwealth, Butler was a prescribed man in every town iu Australia except Cobrara-it was his '' sanctuary." A Ions course of prison discipline had made him rigorously clean in executing tho o...
COMBINED UNIONS SCHEME FOR JOINING FORCES [Newspaper Article] — Tungamah and Lake Rowan Express and St. James Gazette — 26 February 1914
COMBINED UNIONS SCHEME FOR JOINING FORCES Pliins fur amalgamating the existing English and .Scottish postal unions were discussed at ii conference at C'ax ton Hall yesterday, Mr C. G. Amnion presiding (reports "The Daily News," December 1(5). The scheme put forward by the com mittee for submission to the branches was adopted with live dissentients. The name accepted for tnc amalgama tion was "The Postal Workers' Asso ciation": no persons under the age of 111. except those already in the unions, are to be eligible: and the contribution to headquarters is to be Hid per mem ber per week. On .1 basis of 70,000 members (though at leasL 100,000 are expected) this is estimated to give a yearly revenue of £22,750. from which it is calculated that a weekly journal can be issued and an organisation engaged as fol lows: General secretary £400 Editor £375 Organising secretary .. .. £300 Treasurer £250 Two assistant secretaries. £-100 There would be in addition ten clerks, and the estimated tota...
MANCHESTER AND AUSTRALIA BETTER COMMUNICATIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Tungamah and Lake Rowan Express and St. James Gazette — 26 February 1914
MANCHESTER AND AUSTRALIA BKTTEU COJIMUiN 1CATION". Geat activity is being displayed in tlu> interest of London, Hull. Bristol, and Stettin (Germany) with a view to these ports getting a bigger share of the Australian trade (writes a Mel bourne correspondent, "Mancunla," to "The Manchester Guardian.'") 1 am u Manchester man. established here in business, represent a Manchester house, and, in common with other Manchester men also established in this country, regret that so little is being done to follow the lead-of the ports mentioned above. Manchester lias magnificenL docks, unrivalled facilities for handling cargo, is right in the biggest industrial population of the world, and, with all these superior advantages the besL you can do in the way of giving us direct communication between Manchester and Australia is to send only one boat per month. Compared with Canada - to which country -Manchester sends a steamer every week-Australia is a much bet ter customer for locally made good...
REDUCING DIET HOW MR TAFT FARED. [Newspaper Article] — Tungamah and Lake Rowan Express and St. James Gazette — 26 February 1914
REDUCING DIET HOW MR TAFT FAItlSD. Professor Tuft, tlic ex-President, af ter lecturing here last night in defence of the Monroe Doctrine, the enforce ment of which, lie said, was essential in order to exclude from the hemis phere the selfish political interference of European Governments, gaily in formed ills old friends that he had in nine months reduced his weight from 22y stone to lTVi (says the New York correspondent of "The Daily News," December 13). Asked how he did it, he said, "I've lost 701b of flesh since I left the White House by dieting. I have dropped po tatoes entirely, also bread in all forms. Pork likewise is tabooed, but I can eat most vegetables, all fowl, but not sal mon, which is the fat member of the fish family. I drink two glasses of water at each meal and continue, as I have always done, to abstain from all ?wines, liquors and tobacco. "And, boys," he exclaimed, with one of those reverberating laughs whi-'li used to make the. executive mansion ring, "I never ...
BLACK MAGIC WIZARDS PRACTISE TO-DAY [Newspaper Article] — Tungamah and Lake Rowan Express and St. James Gazette — 26 February 1914
BLACK MAGIC WIZARDS PRACTISE TO-DAY Black Magis is bv no means so rare a thing nowadays as the sceptical and unsuperatitious would think. "There are people in London to-day who practise witchcraft," declared Monsignor Benson, the well-known Catholic author, to a surprised "Daily News" representative on December 1G. "Oddly'enough," lie went on, "the two persons whom I have in my mind are not women, but a middle-aged man and another male somewhat yourtger, so I suppose one should call them wizards, rather than witches." "IX LEAGUE WITH EVIL SPIRITS" "Mediaeval rites." was Monaignor Benson's brief description of the per formances of these . persons-'"rites which involve fasting and obscenity. They claim that they are in league with evil spirits, exactly as tile old witches did. They .are well educated; whether they are made or not. or whether they are liars or not, are points on which I would not care to commit myself. But I know they attempt this witchcraft." Explaining what may be ca...
ST JAMES. [Newspaper Article] — Tungamah and Lake Rowan Express and St. James Gazette — 26 February 1914
ST JAMES. El6Vf.il fat bullocks from Messrs Kelly Bros, nvnragcd £0 7s Gd »fc the Melbourne sloclc market Inst week. At Mpbs-S Watts, Turnbul! and Co's last St James stock sale, » good'den! of discussion took place regarding the weight of two fat cows yarded liy Mr T. Hayes, of Like Rowan (snys tho " Standard"). The cows worn pur chased by a Benalla butcher, acd on being killed and dressed, the bit; one tnrued the Gcalo ufc 70G lb. and tl)P small one at 5001b., the two totalling 1256 lb. Mr Jas. Cooke, of BenaNa, and Hf J is. Harris, of Benalbi, (.aess^d within Gl'o of the correct wei^Uti, while Mr J. Sherwe!!, of BrdbUu, whs 1*1 lb j nut, and Mr J. Day, of Dovenisli, 1G lb out. 'J'he weights given by olliars were-A. M'Ltujjhlan, 12751b; 0. Deagau, 1300 lb ; E. Harris, 1325 lb; O. Turnbull, 13301b; M. Chad wick, 13501b; Jus. Kelly, 11001b; Tloos. Hnyas, llSulb. An unfinished cricket match Ix-tween St James und Goorarabac was played on Saturday. S) James put. tneoihpr i ho respectabl...
DOM MANUEL'S BRIDE [Newspaper Article] — Tungamah and Lake Rowan Express and St. James Gazette — 26 February 1914
DOM MANUEL'S BRIDE I It was perhaps the hearty generos ity of the English sporting instinct, as much as anything else, which sent a suburban crowd to welcome the young ex-ruler of Portugal. Dom Manuel, and his wife, Dona Augustine do Bra ganza, to Twickenham on Saturday (says "The Daily News," December 15). From the throne of (in ancient and ' splendid Catin State to Fulwell Park! \ That thought touched the sympathetic hearts of many British unpolitical households. ! "Such a young feller, loo." said a dame with a market basket, gazing at the Royal motor oar outside the deco rated Town Hall at Twickenham. "It only shows what might happen to . any of us." I For others there was the romance of ! it. No wonder such a host of young ladies were there when the municipal ! address of welcome was given. It was. as one soulful girl put it, "like a J novel." It was indeed. ! Dom Manuel and his bride, it must be ! said, showed 110 sign that the dignity l of most of the Royal blood of Europe, j ...
KISSES FOR CARPENTIER [Newspaper Article] — Tungamah and Lake Rowan Express and St. James Gazette — 26 February 1914
KISSES FOR CARPENTIER The younger generation of France, the new race which is turning France into one of the keenest sporting coun tries in the world (says the Paris cor respondent of "The Daily Mail," De cember 12), . thronged the Garc du Nord to the number of, many thou sands to-nigrlit to welcome home young Carpentier from his great triumph in London. Hundreds of men had tears of emo tion running down their faces, and when at last they got to their hero everyone who could kissed his cheek or hand. He was often lost to sight for long seconds under this human flood of friends and admirers, while those who could not reach him shrieked "Vive Carpentier!" until their voices failed. The police were rushed and Hung aside, and Carpentier, smiling, but pale with emotion, was carried shoul der high. Eventually the crowd thinned out and Carpentier was able to drive away. The train in which Carpentier trav elled was half an hour late, having been delayed by the demonstrations of welcome to h...
RING STORIES SHORTEST BOUT ON RECORD [Newspaper Article] — Tungamah and Lake Rowan Express and St. James Gazette — 26 February 1914
RING STORIES SHORTEST BOU'i' ON RECORD Few men have a more intimate knowledge of the Inner history of the most sensational box ins contests of re cent years than Mr R. P. Watson, who was referee in what was at the time the shortest fight on record. The inci dents related to a "Lloyd's News" re presentative by .Mr Watson are fully us startling and unexpected as the amazing defeat of the British cham pion by a young French boxer at tli National Sporting Club on Monday. "The recent short-lived contest takes my memory back to what was almost my baptismal lire as a referee in the prize ring, and at that date the short est fight on record. "The two contestants were Raphael and "Dutchey," and the light took place 1 at the Three Colts, Hackney, thirty-six years ago. Less than a single round completed the engagement. "Dutchey" was the better boxer, and in a rally Raphael fell. As he was rising, and while still on one hnee, 'Dutchey' struck him, and was disqualified. "Objection was taken to m...
YOUANMITE. [Newspaper Article] — Tungamah and Lake Rowan Express and St. James Gazette — 26 February 1914
Y0UANMIT12. The Youan'iuito cricket; team vieilad Numurkah on Saturday, l&lt;lth inst, and in a game with that club "di'clarud" with 9 vfickeis for 179. Th'a chief contributors worn T. Parish fc>5, M. Oluroy ol (no:. out). J. Oluroy 22, J. Tidil; '20. At call of titrif Isuuiark-Wi had scored 101 for siveo wicketc. The bowling honors werti divided ov M. Cluri'y (0 for 15) and J Clurey (2 for IS). The (ielding of tho Yoaao mite toiiuj was exceptionally good.
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Tungamah and Lake Rowan Express and St. James Gazette — 26 February 1914
WEDDINGS. OLD-CliUKGH. On Wnlnesrliv afternoon, 18th inst., a wooding wai celnbr.ited at St. James, wlipn Miss Culieriuo Ohurch, second daughter of Mr Joseph Church, nf Si J tings, was unhod in wedlock to Mr Theo Old, of Boxwood, third son of Mr N. J. Old, of Benalls. The ceremony (says the "Standard") took place at the residence of ilio bride's parents, the Rev C. P. Brown, of Wangaratta, being tbe officiating clergyman. Tim i>ride was attended by Miss Ohurch (sister), while Mr James EI O'd (brother) was bsst man. The bride (who was given away by her father) looked very nice in a hand some gown of whits silk, trimmed with all-over lace and American pearls. The bridesmaid wore a pretty dross of white embroidery. After the cere mony, the gnests s»t down to an excellent repast, when the orthodox toasts were honored. In the evening a most enjoyable time was spent, dancing, games, etc., being indulged in. Tbe bnppy eouple left by the early train on Thursday for Melbourne, en route fo...
SIX SONS FOR NAVY [Newspaper Article] — Tungamah and Lake Rowan Express and St. James Gazette — 26 February 1914
SIX SONS 1'OK NA\ "There is ;i couple in Croydon who may well be proud, ami ivlin deserve llie grateful recognition of their coun try," says "The Pall .Mall." "John and Mary Wheatland have given six sons to the Navy. The eldest is a cuast Kuardsman, the second a petty, officer, and the youngest, a lad of sixteen, is still rated 'boy.' Of such are the de fenders of Britain, for service in the Navy and Army-especially in the Navy -is frequently a family affair."
FEEDING BOTTLE FOR SCHOOL [Newspaper Article] — Tungamah and Lake Rowan Express and St. James Gazette — 26 February 1914
l'KKDINCi BOTTLK l'OIt SCllOOli Anions the accounts presented to the Finance Committee for Cupar Burgh School Board (Scotland) was one for a sum of 1/3 for a feeding-bottle for a school, air A. Lamont said it was to teach the girls how to look after babies. The Chairman: What teacher teaches this? Jlr Lamont: The cookery teacher. It is only 1/3. Pay it. They are al ready taught how to make beds. This is only a step further forward. The Chairman: 1 was just wanting to know what teacher was experienced in this kind of thing. (Laughter.) The ac I count was passed.
REMARKABLE SCHOOL FARMER AT THE HEAD. [Newspaper Article] — Tungamah and Lake Rowan Express and St. James Gazette — 26 February 1914
REMARKABLE SCHOOL FAKMEl't AT THE HEAD. A Sunday school in which nil tradi tions and old-time theories are upset and swept away is a distinctive tea ture of Hutchinson, Kansas (says "The Christian Science Monitor.' ) When the questions of public service, betterment and uplift are considered, or when movements for the general benefit or the city are proposed, the First Methodist Church Sunday School generally is the lirst organisation thought of to take hold and push. That is because about all of the pro minent business and professional men of the city are members of this un usual as well as .largest Sunday school in Kansas. Sheridan Ploughe, the superinten dent of this Sunday school, with a membership of 1-100, is a farmer. He is a stout, jolly fellow, who says he wants .to have all the fun there is go ing, and to get all the good possible out of living. Running this big Sun day school, with its SO teachers and managing his fine fruit farm and gar den patch two miles away, he says f...
NATIONALIST VOLUNTEERS MOVEMENT IN IRELAND [Newspaper Article] — Tungamah and Lake Rowan Express and St. James Gazette — 26 February 1914
NATIONALIST VOLUNTEERS MOVEMENT IN IRELAND H is announced here to-day that the Nationalist Volunteers do not intend to allow the King's proclamation to inter fere with the progress of their move ment (says "The Times" Dublin corres pondent on December 9). They have no arms at present, but propose to obtain them. Volunteer corps will be started immediately in Cork and Wexford. The subject is under discussion among the students of the National University in Dublin. . For four hours on Saturday night the students of University College, Gal way, one of the constituent colleges of the National University, discussed the establishment of a corps of the Irish National Volunteers in the college. Mr Cusack, who proposed the resolu tion, declared that it was the right of every man to be able to up arms in defence of his country. Mr Flack pro posed as an amendment that the mat ter be postponed indefinitely, and Mr Fogarty moved as a further amendment that the students should join the Ofli eers'...
GLOWING APPRECIATION "NIGHTINGALE IN THE GLOAMING." [Newspaper Article] — Tungamah and Lake Rowan Express and St. James Gazette — 26 February 1914
GLOWING APPRECIATION "NIGHTINGALE IN TIIB GIX>AM ING." The provincial journalist does at times pile it on. Regarding a lady who recently sung at a village entertain ment an appreciative scribe writes as follows in the latest issue of a Border weekly: When Miss B has come into the kingdom of the few elect players and London and the Continent claim her, it will delight us to remember that one unforgetful evening wo heard melodies such as the nightingale pours forth in the gloaming when tlic perfume of th rose intoxicates her heart with the sweet forebodings of spring - tones I that kissed mutually and then fled poutingily from one another, and at last embraced and became one, and died away in the ecstasy of union. Again, there were board sounds of fallen an gels, who, banished from the realm of bliss, sunk witlj shame-red counten- : ance to the regions of the lower world. ' ; I