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BEST ROUTE TO AUSTRALIA. FOR VESSELS OF FUTURE. VIA THE CAPE. LONDON, 16th January. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 20 January 1914
BEST ROUTE TO AUSTRAL'A. FOR VESSELS OF FUTURE. VIA TIHE CAPE. LONDON, 1611h "January. ITlie .Dominions (Empire Tradi)) Conmmis a?on, which is at present sitting, in" Lonndon, heard further evidence to-day. Professor Biles, consulting Ila al archi tect to tho Commonwealth Gove.rnment, testified that there were difficultiesa in deep. ening the Suez Canal, and tierefore: tho Cape was the best route to Australia for the large deep-draught vessels of the future.. It is not generally known that the. Port of London Authority keep a "staff of cats" to deal with the plague of rats at the docks. Five hundred cats ae . kept, and they are found to bb far more :effective than poison in the warfare with the rats.
Y.W.C.A. SUMMER CONFERENCE. SITTING AT KYNETON. Kyneton, 18th January. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 20 January 1914
Y.. W.C. A.. SUTJM'iMER CONFERENCe. SITTING AT ITYN)ErON. (From. Our Represtentative.) . Kyneton, 18th January. :Sinri:e .the appointment of Miss IHelen F. B?ines, M.A., as national organising sec-e 'tary0,F the Young Wo-ne:isn'sChristian Amio elation of Australasia, *a general. confer cnce has been held ,naclh year, w. en repi e sentatives from assoem:iol.s irn all paý,ts ti! Australia meet tog.2their . r . stud ', ains.ra tion and fellowship. 'fhi year, owing to the recent triennial convention, instead of onre general gathering tihree divisional ? vn ftrences have been heed. The eastern con ftrence met early this mo.ith at Austinr_.er, N.S.W. The we.tern oui'erenýe will, be held near Adelaide about Easter, and the central conference (for Victoria and Tas. mnania) is at present sitting in Kyneton. The opening meeting was held in the In dependent School, Kyneton, on Friday even ing at 8 o'clock. Miss Barnes, as leader of the conference, presided, and read a letter from Miss Sara B. ...
M.U.I.O.O.F. PURPLE LECTURE. QUESTION OF BENEFITS. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 20 January 1914
M.U.I.O.O.F. PURPLE LECTURE. QUESTION OF BENEFITS. The half-y2arly Purple Lecture and con ferring of degrees of the above order took place at the Oddfellows' Hall, Bendigo, on Friday night. The officers present were: --'Distrist brand Master, Bro. T. Dunn; Deputy District Grand Master, Bro. .1. Teasdale; District Secretary, Bro. S. H. M'Gowan; Past District Grand Master, Bro. J. T. Opeacely; Grand Master Bro. J. Smith; Deputy Grand Master, Bro. W. J. K. Pomroy, and about 100 ,Purple of ficers. The degrees of Past Elective Secre tary, Past Vice Grand, and Past Noble Grand were conferred upon 15 candidates from various lodges in the district. .The ceremony of the Purple Degree vas then entered upon. Grand Master Bro. J. Smith and Deputy Grand Master Bro. W. J. K. Pomroy were heartily welcomed by the pre siding officer. The candidates for the Purple Degree were presented with the regalia of their office by Grand Master Bro Smith. The candidates who took the Purple Degree on a former oc...
BURGLARS AT WORK. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 20 January 1914
BURGLARS AT WORK. After a spell of quietude, so far as rob beries in the city are concerned, Bendigo was "caught napping" early yesterday mnorning, wheln a daring robbery was com mitted at the establishment of the Bee hive* Watch and Jewellery Co. in. Har greaves-street. Strange to say, r6nly about' t40 worth of jewellery was stolen, al though the haul might easily have been much larger. The first discovery- of the robbery was made by Mr. L. Gray, the manager of Messrs. D. Whytie and Co.'s grocery store inm .Iargrieaves-street. This store adjoins the jewellery shop.. aiid was also. entered by,the thief or thieves. When Mr. G'Gay arrived. at his shop shortly after .8 o'clock yesterday morning he found the skylight broken and- .some of:the shop fittings dis turbed. The glob- of one of the shop lights over the counter was sinashed, and several bottles of, oil 'had been broken be hind tihe counter. The back door was fouind unlocked.: -:It 'was evident that the :shop had been' entered, a...
THE COLISEUM VISITED. SHOW CASE BROKEN. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 20 January 1914
THE COLISEUM VISITED. SHOW CASE BROKEi'. Thieves were apparently busy on Sunday night. Monaghan's Coliseum, a. large fancy goods (stablislhment in View-street, .as the ob:ect of attention by some evil intentioncEd person, but no robbery oc cutred. The glass of a show case left at the f rshop was smashed, but "o ;f'it .!?flg-; e disappeared. Shortly iý-'1 ·°clon' ' " nlday night Mr. P. . Butler and M ". Munro, while stand psont' iAt tAnS. f., the Coliseum, saw inu o up to shop and strike a ?,Soon -r rds they heard a glass, and they gave lc rson in front of the pre-.. mises. The man ran up View-street, and as his pursuers thought a joke was being played, they gave up the chase. Tho glass in one of the cases outside the Coliseum was broken some time ago.
BENDIGO BOOT FACTORY. DOORS FOUND OPEN. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 20 January 1914
BENDIGO BOOT FA CORY. DOORS FOUND OPEN. While Constable Besant was on duty at about 2 o'clock yesterday morning ho found the Bendigo Boot Factory, in Chapel street, with open doors. lie informed a partner (Mr. W. Beswick), who at once proce.eded to the factory. Nothing was missed. although it was evident that some person or palsous had been in the build. ing, access having been gained by way of the gate and side door. Mr. )Beswiclk stated that there was a bale of leather on the scales near the door, but as this --.· . ';er ll hundredweight, it was pro-. .?l ý?Eisicfr too formidable. The fac t, r=" TIa'jusf1t electric motors installed to .v.t,h prhinery. When the con 't "t w.~o ierl '?h factory he saw the Selectric switc}, d thinking electric light . .'-i e turned on the current. V. ", there was at once a buzzing niery about his ears, and in the dark, with the knowledge of burglars about, the sensation was not composing. The reversal of the switch, however, soon put things right. Mr....
SOUTH AFRICAN STRIKE. GENERAL STRIKE ORDERED. MARTLAL LAW PROCLAIMED. ARMED ESCORTS FOR MINISTERS. JOHANNESBURG, 13th January. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 20 January 1914
SOUTH AFRICAN STRIKE, G EN R:a'1 STRIKXE ORDERIED. i~A.hR'rTLAT LAW :1'ROCLAIMED. ARMJEI 1SCORTS FOR, AMlNISiTUIS. JOIIANNESlJUltG, 13tl January All unionists in South Africa have been ordered to cease work. It had beien gene. rally expected to-day that the cri'is of the strike would be ,precipitated to-mnorrow, but events marched more quickly, and late to night it was announced that the Federation of Trades' Conference in Johianiiesbuirg had decided to declare a general strike. throughout South Africa. -The conference was influenced in its de cision by the result of the ballot taken by the miners and allied unions, which showed a large majority in favor of a • general etoppage of work. On a few mines, how. ever, the majority of 'the men voted against a strike. Troops are being encamped in the vicinity of these mines so as to afford adequate protectionl should any men wish to :continue work ini face of the general strike order. The -federation an nounces that the ballot: shows a nma...
PROVINCES UNDER MARTIAL LAW. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 20 January 1914
PROVINCES ý UNDERI MARTIAL: LA W. As soon. as the general. strike u'was an. nounced, a Government proclamation was expected, placing tlhe Union, or ':at least. por. tions of it, under mart ialn'la. At mnid night the anticipated -proclamation was is. sued. Tie Cape Province ls ? not affected, but all of the l rin inipal- districts of the iTransvaaJ,l the,' Ornie Fi?esi State, and i. Na.tnil,; through ,ichili maiu liiic? pass, areo n bow tinder nmartiail h: l: Th places con co:crned' include Dulirbin, Pietermiaritzburg, . lomiiifoitein, 'Jollinncsburg,: und Pretoriii.
POLICE SWARM EVERYWHERE. JOHANNESBURG, 14th January. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 20 January 1914
POLICE SWARM EYVERYWHfl RE. "JOHANNESBURG, 14th Janua-r, :Johainesburg to-day presents a. remiiia. .k-, ablle contrast to its appearance yest.erdiy. Then . everything was quiet and dull :::it to-day police swarm -.everywhere. ri?ed .mounted constables are -patrollinfg the: i:-,i ` cipa thoroughfares. Tlho martial law regulations are. ; comlpreliensive. No once is allow ed to "ut.er or leave Johaunedbuirg -without 'i permit. Citiz?ns who iwishi to be iout of doors. miiy: time betwee?e th:e :ours of 8 i.m,,iiud a.m:: musti have a special permit h Crovads of ppliciants for these periits have as sembled.
NO BREAD FOR SOLDIERS. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 20 January 1914
NO BREAD FOR SOLDIERS. Mn1r. Anderson, the president of the Bakers' Union, announces that all bread baked from noon to-morrow will only be delivered on a permit signed by himself. No bread will be delivered to members of the defence force o: to the police. It is estimated that there are about 70,000 active members of the defence force and reserves under arms in the Transvaal, Orange Free State, and Northern Natal. These men are largely either former irre gulars or burghers, and consequently are wvar veterans. Twenty thousand troops are concentrated at Johannesburg and along the Reef. Several thousand are stationed at' Pretoria, and similar dispositions have been made at other centres. The remainder are employed in. picketing and patrolling several thousa ids of miles of main railway lines.
RAND MINERS POSITION SATISFACTORY. JOHANNESBURG, 15th January. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 20 January 1914
RAND 'MINERS POSITION SA TISFACTORY. . JOHANNESBURG, 15th. January. The situation among the miners on the ' reef is on the whole satisfactory. Reports show that many miners showed a decided_ unwillingness to come out. The police have taken a firm stand against all people who have not a permi, The Trades Ha I is still isolated. ' No pedestrian or cart is allowed to go to the building. At sowne of the wines the uudergrouund miners ha;,e strick, while in others it is the surface hands who have ceased work. Then, at another set, the majority of, both underground and surface, hands are at worT. This afternoon a disturbance took place. in the street i~ BDenani. The police and strikers met. Twveuty-three arrests wivre effected.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 20 January 1914
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SWISS "POLICEWOMEN." [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 20 January 1914
SWISS "POLICEWOMEN." Two women societies at Neuchatel, the Union Feminist and the Friends of the Young Girl. have decided to create a corps of "voluntary policewomen," whose duties will consist iin looking after girls and women The chief object of the policewomen is to fight agairst the White Slave traffic, to assist female prisoners on their liberation, and in a general way to look after the morals of girls in the streets and shops. Similar institutions are to be created at Zurich and Lausanne.
MAN WEDDED SIX TIMES TO TWO WOMEN. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 20 January 1914
MAN WEDDED SIX TIMES TO TWO WOMEN. Mr. Ilobert L. Slate, of Vevag, Indiana, though he has had only two wives, was in November married for the sixth time. Mr. Slate was married to his first wife several years ago. He was divorced from her three times, and remarried her twice. After tho tl ird divorce he married an. other roman, 'nd soon obtained a divorce from aier, and subsequently he married her again Then his -wife obtained a divorce from him. His first wife, who was also his second and third, and is now his sixth, is not far behind her much-married husband in the nuptial and divorce records. Her divorces total three, against her hiusband's five, and she was married four times.
THREE WIDOW POISONERS. TWO YEARS TAKEN TO KILL THEIR VICTIM. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 20 January 1914
THREE WIDOW POISONERS. TWO -,YEARS TAKEN TO EILL THEIR VICTIM. :Three widows were found guilty of mur der at Nancy (France) on the 30th No vember, and sent to. penal servitude, one for 15 years, and two for 10 years each. Their crime consisted of the murder of poisoning .of a man named Pochard, the husband of one of the women and the brother of another. No less than two and-a-half grains of arsenic were found in his body, half a grain being sufficient to kill an ordinary person. It was proved that the attempts to kill Pochard, who was an inveterate drunkard, had extended over two years. Rat poison was mixed with his wine, salts of lemon was put in his food, and other moans were tried without success. Finally repeated doses of corrosive sub limate were administered in his meals. Al though the three women accused each other they were all found guilty, the woman Pochard receiving the more severe sentence of fifteen years.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 20 January 1914
Tbe 5endigoriarp Ar r;,Cal, 1913. CONTENTS-" PICTURES: Views of Bendigo, etc. Photo Studies, Art ' Gallery Pictures, etc. (A number of the pictures are beautifully, tinted.) STORIES: " The Vanishing Lady," by A. B'. Cooper; " Sophie-Dramatic Agent," by Mrs Coulson Kernahan. ARTICLES "Bendigo"; A Christmas Message," by Rev J.r Crookston; " The Wattle," by. G. B. Manders; "Rochester," "Bamawm, " "Ker . ang," by the "Bendigo Adveitiser"' repre-I : sentatives Tre; Tresco," by Fred P Morris, "r The Dying Year." Messrs: Mackay and Co., L Bendigo. Please forward me a copy of the BENDIGONIAN ANNUAL, for which I enclose seven-pence. N anm e .. . ...... ... . .. .. . . ....... ............ A ddress.. .. .. ,_.., ..., ........................ . "