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SECRET MATTER [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 7 February 1914
SECRET MATTER Sir Thomas Lipton Yesterday after. noon took part in casting the keel of Shamrock IV., the yacht with which he hopes to win the Amerlcan Cup next September, at Mlessrs Camper and 'Nicholson's Yard, Gosport (says the "Daily Mfail" of Novembeor 27), The shape of the keel was carefully con cealed, Strict precautions are being taken to preserve the secrecy of the yacht's design. No married men are being employed in her lest they should unwittingly divulge some of her secrets to their wives,
SOCIAL AND PRESENTATION. FAREWELL TO MR. A. B. PYWELL. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 7 February 1914
8OOIAL AND PREBENTA' TION. FAREWELL TO MR, A, 1B PYWELL, A large gathering, Including represents. tives from all outside centres, as well as 8,. Arnaud, assembled at Ohrlet Churoh Par?sh Hall on Thursday night to say farewell to Mr, A. B. Pywell (assistant to the vicar) on the ove of his departure for Ballarat, to enter upon a three years' course of study at St. Aidan'n Oollege for the churoh ministry. Mtr. Pyweli has been stationed in this district for about two years, during which time he has won the high esteei of everybody with whom he has conme in contact in the performance of his duties When it was announced that he was about to leave, steps were at once taken to practically recogniase his earvloes. There was a generous response, end those who had the matter in hand had no difficulty In secaur ing the wherowithal to ensure that Mr. Pywell should receive a substantial gift, The proceedings on Thursday night were pleasing in every respect, and, not. wlthstanding hot and oppressi...
CONVICTS' AS HORSES [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 7 February 1914
CONVICTS° AS HIORSES There is much talk in Perth (Scot land) concerning convicts at the Peni tentiary being employed as beasts of burden. For some, time people who frequent the Edinburgh road district adjoining the General Prison have noticed that in the work of ploughing the fields connected with the peniten tiary prisoners wearing the garb adorned with the broad arrow have taken the place of horses or oxen. This spectacle to many has been regarded as extremely humiliating.
ST. ARNAUD HIGH SCHOOL [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 7 February 1914
ST, ARNAUD HIGtH ~OHOOL On the application of Mr, J. W. Pennington, M L.A., and the Mayor of St, Armenaud (Or. W, J, Rowe), the Minister of Education has decided to proclaim the St. Arnaud Hligher Elementary School a district high sobool, The aohool bao been from ift inception succeeoful, and the number of pupila enrolled for the year is 119, Under the new arrangement, additional teabchers will be appointed, A larger and more comprohensive oourse of instrouction will be provided, and fooe will be charged to pupils over the agoe of 14 yearP. The sohool is conduoted in a building which was built for the purpose out of funds raised by the people of St. Arnaud,
The Very Latest. Melbourne, Friday Evening. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 7 February 1914
The Very Latest. Melbourne, Friday Evening, Wheat.?.-Markot steady and firm at 3/71 to 3/7k; April September, 3/81, Liverpool cabled jd advance, TFour, £8/16, O(lts, 1/9} to 1/10. Hay, £5/10, Potatoes, £3 to £3/10. Onions, £7 to £7/5, Chaff, £3/12/6. A hot day was experienced in Mel. bourne to day, the shade temperature being 104 degreeo, There is no change in the Waterside Workero' dlopute. The Registrar of the Arbitration Court will take no astion until there is an aotual dispute, Agar Richards Mayne, of Adelaide, manager of the Australian cricket team which went to America, is suing the proprietors of the "Age" newo. paper for alleged libel, claiming £1000 damages for otating that the tour was a failure, and that the team was stranded, Obief Juetice Madden has ordered that the case be heard before a judge and jury, Edward Moody, aged 26, fell into a vat of boiling water at Foy and Gibson's woollen factory, Collingwood, Hea is in the hospital in a precarious condition., The Assemb...
LOCAL AND GENERAL. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 7 February 1914
LOQAL AND GENERAL, ---+~--- The Mildura Shire 0ounoil has authorised a loan of £2,100 to extend the Shire Hall and ereot a gallery. Mr. Martin P. Kelly, draper, announcer that his annual summer sale commnenoes to. day, and will continue to the end of the month, Mr. Hans Irvine, M.J,I.l,., will be away from Victoria for some time, having gone to West Australia, where he will remain for about six weeks, He will visit mining districtse where he has business intereste, Nothing of a definite nature was done up to Thursday to bring about a settlement of the industrial dieputo between the water. side workers and the shipping companies, but it Is understood that a compulsory co. ferenoe will be called, The quarterly meeting of the A.O,.F. was held on Monday, ond Inst,, when there was a fair attendanooe of members, The dele. gatee reported re annual district meeting held in Melbourne last week, A " Bottle Night " was held, which resulted in seouring 19 doasn bottles fir the dispensary, 'Two ...
FIRES. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 7 February 1914
FIRES, A fire oocurred on Thursday afternoon, when the private reseldence of Mr. James Wilson, on the Navarro Road, together with the furniture, was derolilshed, It Is not known how the outbreak originated, Mrs. Wilson was outslde when one of the children ran to her and saild there was something burning on the lAoor of one of the roomo. On investigation, Mrs. Wilson found the room in flmoes, whloh spread very quiokly. Mr. Wileon, who is a minor by occupation, was over at the sale. yards when the tire occurred, The house and furniture were insured for £200 in the Standard Fire Insurance 0o, of Now Zdaland (Mr. W. J. Rowe, local agent). A fire at Mr, Joseph Hlicks' resildence on the Silvorminee Road was narrowly averted on Thursday night, The curtains in one of the rooms became ignited owing to a lighted candle toppling over, For. tunately, the aooident was observed in uood time, and the burning material was qulkly extinguished.
MINING ITEMS. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 7 February 1914
MINING ITEMS,. ----+~---· The manager of the Lord Nelson mine luforms us that the stopoe over the 2405 ft, level are looking batter, St, Arnaud North Gold Mines, Oth Feb. Battery erection work progreseaig, Back stoping the reef over 400 feet for a width of 6 foot ; the stone breaking shows fair gold, Concerning mining matters in the Stawell distriob, Monday's '' Age? states that the Great Boulder Co,, W.A,, has taken a elx months' lease of the Magdals.oumn.Moon. light Mine and adjacent leases with a view to further testinu it by moans of the diamond drill, Opera, llone are to be coma menoed immedlas?ly under the subervision of Mr, Gregory, geologiab of the Great Boulder Co, It is estimated that the drilling will coat some £5000, and should the roofs prove satisfactory, of which there ie no doubt locally, it will mean a now era of prosperity for the town as it is reported that should the results come up to expeta. tione, some £200,000 will be spent in the ereotion of an up-.todate pl...
DEADLY WIND PRESSURE [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 7 February 1914
DEII)ADIY WIND PRI'IESSUIIE A theory that wind suction is the cause of many street accidents was put forward by Dr Ehrlich at an in cues at t Fulham (Eng.) on Martha Rolfe, aged sixty-six, wife of a labo rer, who was killed at Waltham Green by a motor-lorry. Dr. Ehrllch advanced the theory that the passage of such a bulky and heavily-laden vehicle would create great wind pressure, and that the woman might have been unconsciously drawn underneath the wheels. If the force of the wind created by the passage of such a heavy motor vehicle was sufficiently strong, ihe said, it might turn the woman rlght round and draw her under the wheel. A verdict of "Accidental Death" was returned,
WIFE HEARD MESSAGE SEQUEL IN COURT. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 7 February 1914
WIFE llEARD MESSlMiE SEQUEL IN COURT, A curious breach of promise case was heard at Worcester yesterday, when Sarah Ann Farr, of Droitwich, was awarded £60 damages against William James Horne, house decorator, of Kirby 3duxloe, near Leicester (reports the "Daily News" of November 27). Plaintiff was a barmaid at Worcester when defendant, acting as advance agent for a company touring with "Raffles," visited the city. He was so much smitten with her that he obtailed a situation in Worcester and became engaged to her, Banns were duly published, but Horne was arrested on a charge bf ob taining money by false pretences from Mrs Kate Price, a widow, and was sen tenced to six months' Imprisonment. At the expiration of his sentence, in. ,stead of marrying plaintiff, he married the widow whom he had defrauded, and fet up in business near Leicester, Miss Farr did not hear of his marri age, and only discovered the fact as the result of telephoning to his address to ask for assistance in the mai...
LIVINGS FOR THEIR SPOUSES [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 7 February 1914
LIVINGS 1'':)! '1'I!11 uIbI()1iiI'lt 'rho jpart playetd by liiu wi ves of thw clur !;y i Ih 1 l ricc iic 18 veyf remarkable:-- u Io t~ltttiH, Indeedec, IigureC Ihoil)1' C01flkl3)[Coh y (etayutb "To HCot tibM Qhll'Olll1i) ) t'Co oay that Homlle of theso lad l1Ž11 hOFO the act ive lhlutltcrol of thlei huahaib;lda) is )cltthel to tundei' titato the case, 't'hey buy bclltcll(C, 1)l'Udtelit tlt ' t ltoll lltl'U theetilo, and hatve claplsed, d(111)olso of tilt a il\'oii'toollfl for wolconmo ciwilt Wi~th a11 c'a ay grace hlilch 1u all thee' ownu,
BRITISH PEARLS [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 7 February 1914
Ill early tlmeo 13ritain played its part in the production of pearls, and Tadc tue refer?s to B3ritish pearls, but calls them dull-coloredC and dirty brown. OrlgenI, on the contrary, declared that the pearls that camo from Britain hold the eccoind1 ra|nk of value, It was not, however, until about the twelfth con tury that pearil wero used In England, when they became conspicuous In Church ornamnientatlon. Henry VIII, obtained come costly pearls from theo mtonasterles which hli plundered,
THE NEXT TASK [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 7 February 1914
THE' NEXI.' TASK "To Opl)lore the most secret depths of the unconscious, to labor In what I have called the subsoil of conscious, noess, that will be the principal task of psychology in the century which s1 opening, I tdo not doubt that won. derful disicoverlec await It there, as important p)erhapsi as have beeoon In the preceding centuries the discoveries of the phytlcal and natural aclences, That at least in the proinsoe which I make for it," says lProfesor Bel'gson in the "Independent,"
CAUSES OF FATIGUE INTERESTING LIST. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 7 February 1914
CAUSES OF FATIGUE INTERESTING LIST, Professor William Stirling, of Man chester University, delivering the Lady Priestley Memorial Lecture on "Health, Fatigue, and Repose," said that most of the breakdowns in a man's life were due to himself, either because of ignorance or recklossness, or both. Overwork, without sufficient repair of an organ, whether brain or eye, digestive organs or muscles, was the primuary cause of fatigue. All the or gans of the body could not run at full speed at the same time. Mental fattgue greatly impaired bodily activity, and plhyelcal or muscular fatigue had a dis tinct effect on brain activity. The observations of Dr. Leonard Hill on the effects of a liberal supply of oxygen in fatigue were most important. Somnolence In churches and chapels soomed on occasion to occur at sermon time, out it was not in all cases to be attributed to the sermon. The ex planation lay rather in the badly-venti lated atmosphere, and In the fact that Sunday, though the first day...
RADIUM AS INVESTMENT [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 7 February 1914
RADIUM .AS INVESTfMENT ---'-* 'lhero I' no more permanent way in which ito noy can he invested than in the purchase of radium, It was stated at .a mletini: of the governors of the 'Mi1tdleseax Hosnital. Sir Alfred Peanrce Gould, prosident of the clinicnl section of the Rloyal College of Modtclne, said that the rul' eI'ase of rndium was not an exnendi tiieo of money, but ni investmnent of money. rtdium did not cat poorer by e?vinj, off its emanation. There vasn no more nprmanenlt wqiy in which money ounld he invested than in the purchase of 1rad'um, As far an the mind of lman could earry itself radium pi'rcehnsed now would ho vahlablo to the end of all time. Th'iere was no form of investmnent, no fund they could put money Into, which was sao certanll to ho aetuallv in tiho nosessolnn of the covermor's of that hospital hundreds of years hence as hy the nuTrcbase of radium, Prince Alexander of 'rToCk snoke of the elnournl'nl relStults ohtained at the ho:pnilal from the use of radium iu...
BOY EMIGRANTS SIR RIDER HAGGARD'S VIEW [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 7 February 1914
BOY EMIGRANTS SIR RIDER IIAGGARD'S VIEW A meeting on behalf of Dr. Bar ftardo's Homes was hold yestordas afternoon at Sunderland House, by .POrmission of the Duchess of Marl. `'orough (reports the "Morning Post' of December 1). The Marchioness oJ 13la4ndford received the guesnts. Isady Cowdray presided, and said that in the Barnardo Homnes the chll dron wore taught that the world had nIeed of them. The American Ambas sador (Dr, Page) said that the work of Dr, JBarnardo had shed its light all ovoi the world, because of the excellent and unerring truenoss with which it had boon conducted. The Duchess of Somerset said that 60,000 children had marched through the "over open door," and only one per cent, had been failures. Up to the end of the year the homes had seont 25,000 emigrants to Canada, and all of them had started with some knowledge of the trade they were to follow, She had just visited the Watts Training Schools in Norfolk, where 300 Barnardo boys were train lag for the navy o...
REFORM MOVEMENT RUSSIA'S POLITICAL NURSERY [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 7 February 1914
REFORM MOVEMENT 6-i~-e-------. 1UA?YIA'fI POLITICAL NIUIthY Ituitl will have enjoyed for a period of 50 yeare (on January 1, 1911) the ad vantage of local ,elf-govcrnment" (sayt "Thle T'hene," for then the Zentlvoa will have been in exihtenice for 50 yearn. Whatever prol;reen the rural clasotes in Itusula have made nine 18?4 mount beo attributed largely to lhi Inflllence, wrltes Sir D. Mackenzie Wallace, in "The Tlhne." Beoslde thln, It ?erved as a n excellent preparatory school for the )llina, which Wai to reallno isoae of iti amblitlonl and political aspiratlons, Ialtele: linerhlg all thi, we regard It ti only ri'lht and tittling that patilotio ltuailana ahould celebrate joyfully t 6iOtli0 birthday, and that the )proposers of toasts; at the coilnng banquetu Mould heat tlly wllih It long life, health, and lolaulerity in Its future career of ulefulnecits IIOPE FOIt 'riTle DUMA Sir Donald Maclilonzlie' account In "The T'inlet," of December 1:, detterves particular notice, an It will ...
LIFE IN WORKHOUSE MIX AND MUDDLE. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 7 February 1914
LIFE IN WORKHOUSE MIX AND MUI)DIDI!, (Dy Chris Mauelo in "The Dally Mall.") By using existing institutions and by Applying to them something like conm mon sense his Department has been able In the last few years to put an end to what were known as the horrors of the mixed workhouse. The goats hliad been separated from sheep, and there had been segregations of classes and classification of individuals, Thus Mr John Blurns In the debate on Mr Carr-Gonlun's London Poor Law Bill, reported in "Thoe Daily Maill," May 26, 1911, Very nice indeed, but it is not true. Mr Burns' Department has done no thing of the kind, nor will it ever (do anything of the kind. I know that in somo other work houses, not in this one, timid attemptu have been made to segregate classes and classify indlviduals, but no very successful result has been achieved. The goat outside the workhouse is often a sheep and even a lamb inside the workhouse, and vice versa, according to the effect it has upon him. In any case,...
PAYING THE PIPER GERMAN RULERS AND COST OF LIVING. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 7 February 1914
PAYIN(i TlE PIPER GERMAN RULERS AND COST O1 LIVING. The continual increase of the cost of living does not only trouble the Ger man working people; it is causing no little uneasiness among the German rulers (says the Berlin correspondent of The Daily Expross"), For the last three years most of these princes have been asking for "an in crease of pay," the Kalseor himuelf be ing thie first to lodge his complaint with his people, and the few who have .iot hitherto dared, or thought it adylsable, to ask for a higher civil list are now busy preparing public opinion in their reahn for the unpleasant and unavoid tble necessity of giving more money for the keeping up of the chief of the State. Still more slgnificant, the two or three German Federal princes who have so far had no civil list at all think very seriously of having one established, as their income, which is oether derived from their own (or their wives') for tune, or from the sale of titles, dignt ties, and decorations, cannot su...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 7 February 1914
SUPREME ANONG SCOTCH WHISKIES AGE AND QUALITY GUARANTEED. JAIVES W/ATSON & Cr DSEf O/NIOE. eY6WYu wad di~ Ii%4aw 230,000,00x C~1L~(rodL~ p 0 `V l0 U`r 0 it i PA "1 :MT S Obtainled In llolli iool~roalth avid I MMb whoro for hnpiromvl nlothoda of ippli' alioes, 'loohi, bto., of any dwuriptlo*, tFull Iutoralatioo, C056 1, utu., out oS &poitwatluh to A. 0, Qe Y4AOiit4. (iJ*4, Atib'V'ltAAN N WIDltW4L' 3t'1JN0 1L0J iLJIN(U14. (GvrftCOIotaa1d /IIlio O& ~4O A preot dceuhuoli Al.'CU11tl'Tti`4111ý3 (jUli:\'fOOi 1u1in 1Jcota 1jai,0111111, 11, i ttrtet t) to ' 1OXp1 te fromII 1'1 ' lhull ;ov0 Lodge, (ll lrihalil. lidect. X\Vo ow o a very lovor coclatool) cullud Jacho, Ilo8ldoll ohtoppinlg wood, ii rawing; nallti, iiliipiIg WIlro, to,, heo will tl ug i t ooig wit!h lily fitllhOi, aflter whIChe lit laiighu, llio a itulltlil hitli ,, Ieo will Ilalro a utuna P 1 411)i djc, danlic to any tune ipayed or whliuhstIA, ail 're veri e' on ho! og told. 1'rhapia he thltlltll It'(1 11...