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CONCERNING A LOAN MONEY-LENDERS' CHARGE [Newspaper Article] — Cobden Times and Heytesbury Advertiser — 21 February 1914
CONCERNING A LOAN MONEY-LENDERS' CHARGE At the- instance of a money-lender, Mr Daniel Win. Cartan-Lce, barris ter-at-law, of Paper Buildings, Temple, was summoned at Bow street yesterday (reports "The Daily Mall," December 19) for obtaining crodlt for more than £20 without disclosing tho fact that he was an undischarged ban krupt. It was alleged that in negotiating a loan of £400 (for which a bill for £500 payable In six months was given) the defendant told the money-lender, a Mr Swyers, that he had not boen bankrupt. The bill had not boen met. Mr Swyers, In cross-examination by Mr Huntley Jenkins, admitted that a statement in a circular he issued that he was "a retired business gentle man" was not true. Some of tho testimonials in the circular were ficti tious. He had not said to a Mr Bal lantyne that all he wanted was to revenge himself on an Englishman as he had a brother-in-law who had been deported. "Truth" had de scribed him as "One of those harpies who bleed would-be borrower...
DRINK AND DRIVERS' WITS [Newspaper Article] — Cobden Times and Heytesbury Advertiser — 21 February 1914
DRINK AND DRIVERS' WITS \ I A verdict of "Manslaughter" was re turned yesterday by the Coroner's Jury at the inquest on tho two victims of the motor-lorry accident in tho Old Kent road last week (reports "The Dally News," December 9). Tho jury expressed the opinion that the driver of the lorry, a man nameil Georgo Clevett, "drovo at a rapid speed whilst under the influenco of drink." Several witnesses described the pace of tho lorry (a brewery vehicle) as ex cessive or reckless, but one witness, an L.C.C. tram conductor, did not con sider that tho driver was to blame, while others declared that ho did his best to avoid an accident. Interesting evidence waa given in support of tho allegation that Clevett was under the influence of drink. A constable who arrested him after the accident declared that tho man was drunk-that he was very unsteady, smelt strongly of drink, and was very thick in his speech. Another pollco wit ness added that Clevett looked dazed. Ho did not attribute his co...
ARMY HORSES FOREIGN PURCHASES PLEASE [Newspaper Article] — Cobden Times and Heytesbury Advertiser — 21 February 1914
ARMY HORSES FOREIGN PURCHASES PLEASE Correspondence between Colonel See ly, the Secretary Cor War, ami Lord Kslier. chairman of the County of Lon don Territorial Force Association, on the supply of horses for the Army was made public by the War Odtce (says "The Daily Mail"). ' Lord Esher maintains that "On a general mobilisation every available horse that could be purchased volun tarily would be required for tne Army. None would remain for the use of the Territorials." Tills Colonel Seely de scribes as a "complete delusion." Colonel Seely denies that the increaso in motor vehicles lias led to such a decrease in horses as to jeopardise the succew of a mobilisation. Arrange ment!; have been made for an annual military census of the "horso popula tion." This enables the War Ofiice each year to watch tho variations. "To meet the total requirements of ail the military forces on a gcnoral mobilisation," Colonel Seely says, "some 140,000 horses of all kinds are required: in Great Britain a...
THE DOCTOR'S SHORTHAND [Newspaper Article] — Cobden Times and Heytesbury Advertiser — 21 February 1914
THE DOCTOR'S .SHORTHAND Counsel at Clerkenwell County Court, perusing a note made by a doc tor In examining an injured person: You spell "fracture" wrong, doctor. The Doctor : I did not think it was coming into court. Counsel : But you have spelt it wrongly. The Doctor : That is my own shorthand. "Papa. Where's atoras?" "Atoms, my boy; what do you mean?" "Why. (hat placo where everything gets blown to." At the North Melbourne Court, Li censee Myers, of the Morning Star Hotel, was charged and flned £2, with £1 11/6 costs. In this case also the Government Analyst gave evidence | that the disputed sample was not the | genuine Wolfe's Schnapps. (
PURE ENGLISH CHANGES IN THE LANGUAGE. [Newspaper Article] — Cobden Times and Heytesbury Advertiser — 21 February 1914
PURE ENGLISH CHANGES IN THE LANGUAGE. I Dr. E. A. Abbott, best Known to schoolboys as the author of the famous Latin grammar "Via Latina,' and as .^part-author of "English Lessons for English People," has given his adher ence to the Oxford movement for the encouragement of pure English, and (says "The Daily Mail") has discussed tho possibilities of the new society which has been formed with Dr. Bridges, the Poet Laureate, at its head. "If all the schoolmasters and mis tresses at elementary and public schools." said Dr. Abbott, who was a senior classic at Cambridge and a scholar and headmaster of the City of London School, "applied themselves to correcting certain obvious defects, I am sure a great improvement would re sult. What wo particularly want to guard against is affectation which might result from tho teaching: in any pedantic way of tho use of particular words, phrases, or pronunciations. But without pedantry we can try to get rid of many agread faults. "I havo not been out ...
Carpendeit. [Newspaper Article] — Cobden Times and Heytesbury Advertiser — 21 February 1914
Carpendeit. Mr. J. Anson, of Hembray, Park has been seriously ill since the early part of February. Mr. Anson was taken unwell while visiting members at Alvie, and was at once conveyed to the residence of his son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Vagg, Colac, where he was attended to by the family &nbsp; physician. The excessively hot weather of the last fortnight has militated against Mr. Anson's recovery, but the latest news is somewhat reassuring. Mr. Anson is widely known and held in high esteem, and his numerous friends hope that an early improvement in his &nbsp; health shall manifest itself. Matters in connection with the local Racing Club's fixture of February 28 are engaging the attention of the ofiicials. A very successful meeting is anticipated. Dense volumes of smoke are frequently &nbsp; seen along the fringe of the forest. Some of the settlers evidently intend to get rid of scrub, &c., whilst the conditions are favorable to a " bur...
A GREAT HISTORICAL WORK. [Newspaper Article] — Cobden Times and Heytesbury Advertiser — 21 February 1914
A GREAT HISTORICAL WORK. By the publication of what has been happily described in the preface as "the birth certificates of a nation," the library com- mittee of the Commonwealth Parlia- ment has inaugurated the collected publication of the Historical Records of Australia. These "birth certifi- cates" consist of a series of litho- graphs of original documents connect- ed with the foundation of settlement and the establishment of Government and civilisation in Australia. First we have the oaths of office taken by Cap- tain Phillip with all the quaint archaic phraseology of the period. To readers of the twentieth century the sug- gestions of the dynastic and sectarian struggles through which the nation had recently passed, and which were still agitating men's minds, must seem strange as they are disclosed in the &nbsp; curious special oaths of abjuration and abjurance Governor Phillip and his officers had to take. Replicas of official documents connected with the establishment...
LIVING=IN ABUSES MEAT ON THEIR PLATES. [Newspaper Article] — Cobden Times and Heytesbury Advertiser — 21 February 1914
LIVING-IN ABUSES MEAT ON THEIR PLATES. Hotel, club and restaurant workers crowded the Kingsway Theatre yes- terday to demand the abolition of the living-in system and the application of the Shops Act (reports "The Dally News" on December 15). Mr. P. C. Hoffmann, general organ- iser of the Shop Assistants' Union, said that in one of the most fashion- able houses in the West End the as- sistants had to sleep in the shop. In a large town in the North of England a well-known firm of drap- ers had been heavily fined for having on its premises carcases of diseased mutton for the consumption of the staff. "You will hardly credit it," he continued, "but that very firm had a list of rules, one of which read: 'Any member of the staff leaving meat on his or her plate will be fined six- pence.' "
Warning to Non-Advertisers [Newspaper Article] — Cobden Times and Heytesbury Advertiser — 25 February 1914
Warning to Non-Advertisers Mark Ttvain unco said When I w»3 i new-paper editor a subscriber wrote nil1, faying he had found :i spider in his paper. Ho naked if it win a i»mul nr tia-i omen. I replied tliat . it was neither a ^ond or had ODe. ; Die spider was there in its own interests. lie was looking through the advertisements intent on finding out who did not advertise. When he ! discovered a tradesman who J id not advertise, he was goini; t0 Ida shop to | spin a web aeross his front door, and for j ever more live an uninterrupted life."
TO DO OTHERS GOOD. [Newspaper Article] — Cobden Times and Heytesbury Advertiser — 25 February 1914
TO DO OTHERS GOOD. " 1 linve been living in S.W. Queensland for tlii ileen years," writes Mr. .J. R. Tindale, Editor of the Cunnamulla Wirfchnutn. During that time I liave been subject to attacks of Di.crliceii and have always found Chamberlain's Colic and Diarrhma Remedy to quickly relieve me. I can recommend it to ni.yono suffering from that complaint. You may use this letter as you see (it for it is written to do olliers Rood." Sold by Mr. J. A linear, Cobden. On n large wheat farm in California the grain is cut from the stalks, -the chaff thrn°hed out and the kernels placed in sacks, which are sowed and piled ready for the mill, all by ono huge machine, which is drawn by and gets its motive power from u team of thirty-eight mules; SIMPLY WONDERFUL. " My little girl Zelda suffered so continuously with croup that I began to think fiie would never get better." writes Mrs. Gavntlett, I (JO Adelaide Road, Newtown, N.Z. " Seeing Chamberlain's Cough Remedy advertised I thought I would ...
TENNIS. Cobden Y. Terang. [Newspaper Article] — Cobden Times and Heytesbury Advertiser — 25 February 1914
TENNIS. Cobden Y. Terang. A singles match in connection with the Mlimine Cup Tennis Competition was played on Saturday between Cobden and Terang, on the latter club's courts. Cobden had an ea-y wjn, nnd will now be one of the teams to take part in the semi-final, which is to !>&lt;> played against the two leading clubs at tl:e Colac end early next month. L'p to the present tlio performance of the local represen tatives lias been very creditable, as they have been working under a disadvantage in the fact that no competition matches are played here. Toning aud Camperdown meet next S.Uuiday to decide which will join Cobdeu in the semi-final. Appended are the results of last Saturday's match : - Dr. Drew beat Head, 6-1, (>-2. h- Thompson beat Quinii, G-l, G-«i. R. Thomson beat Rev. Rollaud, (i-4, 6-1. >J. Heggie beat Dr. Breton, 0-1), 3-6, 8-0. Totals-Cobden, -l rubbers, 8 sets, 51 games. Terang, 0 rubbers. 1 set, 21 games.
Newfield v. Timboon. [Newspaper Article] — Cobden Times and Heytesbury Advertiser — 25 February 1914
Newfield v. Timboon. The Timlioon and Nuwlinld Tennis Clnhs played a match at Newfield on Saturday (writes a correspondent), and a very enjoyable day was spent, Newfiold winning by 21 games. The following arc tlm scores : B. McKenzie and D. Cameron (N.), heat J. Anion and A. Anson (T.), 5-G, 0-5. Misses E. and A. Cameron (N.), lieat Miss Lyons and P. Beames (T.), (!-.], 6-1. Mi-s D. Cameron and V. Tregea (N.). beat Miss Ranlcin and II. Wright (T.), .1-6. 6-1. Miss S. Underwood and B. Melyenzie (N.), lieat Miss Rands and A. Anson (T.), 01. 5-6. Miss McKenzio and D. Cameron (N.), beat Mrs. Wright and A- Lovo (T.), (j-2, o a. Missc3 S. and l&lt;". Underwood (N.), bpat Misses Lyons nnd Ilaulcin (T.), 5-6, G O. A. Cameron and V. Tregen (N,), beat P. Beamcs and M. Wright (T.), ?1-6, 6-i3,
District Racing Fixtures. [Newspaper Article] — Cobden Times and Heytesbury Advertiser — 25 February 1914
District Racing Fixtures. The following racing fixtures have been allotted by the V.U.O. : February 21-Colac February 28-South Purrnnibcte. .March 7-Cobden March 14-Garvoc March 14-Geelong (St. Patrick's Day meeting). March 17-Ivoroit March 21-Hexham March "24-Oramut March 28-Dixin April; 4-Woodford April 11-Mortlakc . April 18-Peoslmrst April 18-Ternng April 22 and 23-Hamilton April 25-Port Fairy April 27-Mortlake April 27-Cressy. May 5, 0, 7-Warrnnnibool. May 18 and 14-Colernine. May 16-Kirkstall Mny 20 and 21-Castcrton May 23-Caniperdown June 8-Colac July 1-Geelong.
Sporting Notes. [Newspaper Article] — Cobden Times and Heytesbury Advertiser — 25 February 1914
Sporting Notes. The quail season will bo opened on Sunday noxt. Toister was a starter in tho Stanley Steeplechase at Oaulfirfld ou Saturday. N. D. Godby is nuw iu ohargo of the chcifnut. ; A local resident thinks that tho i winner of the Nowmirket Ilindicnp should he E. Buckley, Widwiega, or Now Eliya. lIorsoowi>Grs and trainers aro reminded that entries for tho Cobden Tinf Club's annual meeting on March I 7 close with the secretary, Mr. J. J. I Dohorty, to-day. One hundred sovereigns are boing given away in stakes, and the attructivv programme, which includes the Cobden Gup, of 35 sovs., should ensuro a big entry. The linil shoot in the Cc-rangamite Shield Rifle Competition takes place at Camperdown on Saturday next, and not to-morrow, as wa^ previously arranged. Shooting will begin at 1) a.m., and the shield will bepresentod on the ground to the winning team. Tho handicaps are as follows: Wnrrnainbool, S points ; Like Bolac, 8 ; Dirregurra, 8 ; Camperdown, 25 ; I'ort Campbell, ...
State School Curriculum. [Newspaper Article] — Cobden Times and Heytesbury Advertiser — 25 February 1914
Slate School Curriculum. ] At the recent convention of the > State School Committees' Association, j various nutters were referred to tlio | executive committee, which has now ! issneil its report. The committee ! reviewed the school curriculum with a viow to suggesting modifications and curtailment in regard to country, and : especially small country, schools. It; came to the conclusion Hint while the j e\tra subjects have n Urge educational j value, they should bo curtailed if their j present inclusion prevents tho proper teaching of the fundamental subjects reading, writing and arithmetic-or could not to properly taught. It was agreed iu regard to the suggestion that the department should give more at'.ention to loading, writing and arithmetic, and that homo lessons should he elimated during the summer months, to refer the question back to district associations. Strong objection is taken to parents working their children hard at homo during their school ages. The motion on the...
Nullawarre Stock Sale. [Newspaper Article] — Cobden Times and Heytesbury Advertiser — 25 February 1914
Nullawarre Stock Sale. Messrs. Silvester & McConachy report having conducted ilieir montlily sale at Nullawnrre on Saturday last, when there was n good attendance of buyers, and a large, yarding came to hand. Autumn cows brought from £5 to £6 8-&lt; ; autumn heifers £0 to £0 10a ; steers £!) to £:3 os ; inferior sort9 £1 9i to £3 ; young heifers £2 Is to £3 ; calves to 22* ; hulls £2 to £3 ; store pigs £1.
Military Training. MR. READ MURPHY EXPOSTULATES. [Newspaper Article] — Cobden Times and Heytesbury Advertiser — 25 February 1914
Military Training. MR. RH.il) MURPUY EXPOSTULATES. "This training completes the finest education yon boys can get,1' said Mr. Head Murphy, P.M., to 21 cadets of Area 55 B. who were proceeded against ot the Richmond (Melbourne) court last week for having failed ts, attend the recognised number of drills. " Some say cullegc education is best, but I don't think so," continued Mr. Murphy. " This drill makes you depend upon yourselves, leaches yo i how to wnlk, to breathe, and lo hold yourselves. There are many advantages in the system, but if you do not attend the drill there are disadvantages. The boy who does not attend is la'.y and stupid, anil when yon realise that you will bo mote likely to do drill. " Promotion is by merit," added the magistrate, " and the highest positions are open lo yon. The first citizen in Australia, Mr. J. Cook, the Prime1 Minister, wa-i nt one time a miner, and so was Mr. A. Fisher, his predecessor. It is a disgrace to you if you are sent to QneensclilF. A ...
Camperdown Horse Sale. [Newspaper Article] — Cobden Times and Heytesbury Advertiser — 25 February 1914
Camperdown Horse Sale. Messrs. Stansmorc, Moodio & Co., (in conjunction with Messrs. Campbell & Sons, Kirk's l>az>iar, Melbourne), report having Iield n special sale of horses at their Catiiperdowu yards on Thursday, nt which they yarded 1G7 horses, including drafts from Wiridgil, Purrumbete, Cloven Hills, and surrounding districts. There was a latge attendance of buyers from Mel bourne (including Indian buyers), Geelong, Warrnatubool, and Ooluc, in addition to local buyers. The quality of the yarding in light horses was not qnite up to recent yardings, although in the diaught section some very line specimens were ottered ; tho majority of this class included 2 and 3 year olds unbroken. The demand wn9 easier for light horses, although good delivery soris, atout ponies, and heavy draughts sold well at full market rates. We sold and quote :-Ileavy draughts from £35 to £40 ; unbroken from £29 10s to £34 ; medium draughts from £22 to £27 10s ; delivery sorts from £...
Camperdown Dairying Company. [Newspaper Article] — Cobden Times and Heytesbury Advertiser — 25 February 1914
Camperdown Dairying Company. The liiilf yearly report of (he above company is as fo'iosv- : "Tim turnover fur tlie six month*, _ 103,0-10 Is. lid., ii llio highest in the history of the company for i)?&lt;> same | period, showing no ncrense of £2(1,279 -1-. 5d , compared Willi ilii' period | lust V;nr. The butter fnl received for the half-year toinlled 1,785,021 lb., mi iiicrrn&lt;o of 451,881: lb., from corre sponding period last year. Average price paid per II). of luitter fnt 12.005J. For I he pnrpnso of tliis approximate statement, nil tlio butler in tianait to London at 81/12/13, has been taken in -nt 110s. per civt. gross, beinn 54. per cwt. less than last year. 31,732 dozen eggs were marketed for suppliers by tlio compnny during llio six months, and renlised £1,318 2&lt;l. This is nil iucrease. of 5,625 dozen eggs marketed for the same period last year. The profit shown is £70*1 15s. Id." Profit and loss account for the six months ended 8lst Decembe...