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A TALUABLE ARTICIE. HOSPITAL RADIUM. [Newspaper Article] — Warracknabeal Herald — 3 February 1914
A TALUABLE ARTICIE. HOSPITAL RADIUM. There is said to be in the whole world less than half an ounce of ra dium, and the price put upon it ia fa bulous. It is, therefore,*not a matter of * great surprise - to learn that the authorities of the Melbourne Hospital are in a constant state of anxiety con cerning the safety of their little stock of this most .precious mineral. It ia, jealously guarded; but the' most vigil*: ant watcher will nod sometimes, and the hair 'of the hospital secretary is occasionally made to stand on end with fright by the discovery that the radium is not in its place. Is* it a case for the police? Or is it merely that the radium is in the possession of a careless staff doctor, who. has failed to restore it, as he should have done, after using it? .Some time ago a small consignment of radium went astray in a mysterious manner. After a short but exceeding anxious inter val its whereabouts was discovered —it was in the- hands of a certain medical man, whose neglige...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Warracknabeal Herald — 3 February 1914
- Disordered Liver. : ".For disorders of '.the. iiver arid sto:. niach. there is .no betterjmedicine than, Cliairiberlain's Tablets,", .writes Mrs; Margaret J. Watson, Emerald, Q. ,' I suffered: with bad headaches caused by a -disordered liver. Hearing my customers speak so highly of Cham berlain's Tablets I thought I would try, "what'.'they would do for me. After the first few doses I noticed an im provement, and aft^r I liad taken a couple of boxes found myself Quite relleved.of headaches, which, have not returned!" Sold by Hutchinson and Co. and J. X. "Woo'cott. ...
BIG MELBOURNE FIRE. HAT FACTORY GUTTED. [Newspaper Article] — Warracknabeal Herald — 3 February 1914
I BIG MELBOURNE FIRE. HAT FACTORY GUTTED. A fine new three-storeyod building erected recently by Maurice Artaud and Co., straw' hat and clothing manu facturers, in City road, Melbourne, was almost destroyed by fire on Sa turday afternoon. Shortly after 2 o'clock flames were seen issuing from the top of the build ing, and in a few minutes the fire had spread from end to end of tho place. The top storey was filled with Inflammable goods and valuable ma chinery, hut the chief anxiety of the firemen, who attended in strong force, was for the James Moore timber yards, which practically surround the factory, and contain an enormous quantity of timber. A long and keen fight was put up by the firemen, who succeeded in con fining the fire to Artaud's building, ' the top floor* of which was gutted, while the second and ground floors I were severely damaged. The loss is set down at £15,000, but tho Insur- | ances are substantial.
BANCERANC. HARVEST SEASON OVER. [Newspaper Article] — Warracknabeal Herald — 3 February 1914
BANCERANC. (Prom our Correspondent.) HARVEST. SEASON OVER. - With the exception of a tew. odd loads of wheat to be carted, the liar vest is now finished. Conditions dur ing the busy season have been all that could be desired for getting ori with the work, there toeing an almost entire absence of very hot weather. Now that the harvest Is over, atten tion is being turned to summer fallow ing—a practice which is growing in favor with farmers every year. SHORTAGE OF WATER. •As the rains during the past year were of a very light nature, very lit tle water was caught in the dams by those who are wholly dependent on the . local catchment for water sup plies. With many of these farmers the supply has been exhausted, and they have now to cart water for their stock. There is every reason to be lieve that much new channelling will he carried out, where practicable, he fore the seeding, so as to ensure a supply of water in the future. RECENT ELECTION. The election passed off very quietly here, ...
MECHANICS' INSTITUTE. ANNUAL MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Warracknabeal Herald — 3 February 1914
MECHANICS' INSTITUTE. annual meeting. The annual meeting of members of ' warracknabeal Mechanics' ilnstl ttle waritt W„B h(,i,i hi tho the \vari-u»»"« tuts «w> Free Wbrow was lleld 1,1 1110 members' room 011' Thursday night, the retiring president (Mr. George nawll»B) belng ,n the clmlr- T1'®re was nn attendance of some 20 mom 'reports AND balance-sheet. The Honorary secretary, Mr. T. W. Dungey, read the balance-sheet for tlio vcar ended December 31, as fallows : '-Receipts—Balance brought forward, £5 S/ll: members' subscriptions, £■110 8/6; donations (including Shire grant, £5 9/8). £5 11/6; Government »rant, £25 8/6; sale of magazines ■md waste paper, £1 19/8; billiard labia receipts, £148 19/. Total, £297 16/1. Expenditure—Purchase of booltfl, £27 16/9; newspapers, £14 6/11: magazines, £7 8/; bookbinding, £6; salary and commission, £70 3/6; sundry accounts, £33 3/7; billiard room expenses (including dnarkor, £58 10/4), £71 4/4; building ac count, £65; redlt balance carried for...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Warracknabeal Herald — 3 February 1914
JustWhatYou Need' '.'2 Laxo'Tonlo Pills can be times and imdor-all condition® w., if young and old alike without tli® -jj. osi risk, and without danger M..-, pleasant after-affects. Laxo-Toow ^ .asidSt-!ai€bl!r66e8»e«f&lt;>f:i»aturft-J%| Hall to the food, removing $ sick Uoadaohe, and'many meats. Laso-Taalo puis aro a P»« 6ll g pill at a popiilarprico. OWrti ovorywhero. .1
NEW INSOLVENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Warracknabeal Herald — 3 February 1914
'."j; NEW IN801.VENTS. Cloorgo Henry Ellis, Warracknabealj carrier. DoWb, £193 10/; assets, nil.1 II. E. frcoman, assignee. Meet ing 0/ creditors, February.; 18th, at 10.30 a.m .. ... Thomas James Newell, ,ot Go yu'ra; farmer.:-, .'Debts, £26.47 .'3/7; ..as Beta,'; £2B8Xi..Surplus, .£66 ,3/7. , H. E. Freemais, .assignee-. Firsts general meeting ot O'rWltbw; .'February.. ISth, . at IO.80 'qXa.
ENTERTAINMENTS STAR PICTURES. [Newspaper Article] — Warracknabeal Herald — 3 February 1914
ENTERTAINMENTS STAR PICTURES. [" Keen interest was centred in the | programme submitted at the Star | theatre on iSaturday evening, when a. 1 fair audience attended. A drama of , exceptional Interest was entitled, "The i Penalty of Crime," disclosing some; very striking and sensational lnci«' : dents. "Williamson's Animated News"* portrayed a series of interesting and, instructive pictures, amongst othors" being a reception on board the Rue*' slnn battleship, Jlnrik, an 'archery competition, Kingston uoyal Canoe Club, and farmer at 32 months old, U-e latter showing a little boy bavins' the time of his life amongst poultry, cattle, etc. A beautifully colored orodueUon. "When Lily was a Mo ther," aroused very keen interest. It showed a little girl tending her clever dog as a mother would a baby. "The Story the Desert Told," "The Rider ; Brother," and "The Delayed Letter," were three superb dramas, full of at tractive and startling Incidents, and were much appreciated. The humor ous pi...
CABLE NEWS. "HERALD" SPECIAL SERVICE. (PER REUTER.) MARINE TRAGEDY. COLLISION IN MID-OCEAN. LONG DEATH ROLL. NEW YORK, Friday Night. [Newspaper Article] — Warracknabeal Herald — 3 February 1914
CABLE NEWS. "HERALD" SPECIAL SERVICE. (PER REUTER.) MARINE TRAGEDY. C0LLI8I0N IN MID-OCEAN. I-ONC. DEATH ROLL. NEW YORK, Friday Night. News has been received by wireless | of a terrible mid-ocean tragedy, invol ving the loss of. many lives. The liner i Nantucket collided with the s.s. Man .ro. The latter was almost cut in two, and when the Nantucket'backed went down liko a stone. She carried 50 passengers and a crew of 79. Most of the passengers were asleep at the J 1 time, and many of them were only half! awake when the collision occurred, j and were drowned. Captain Johnson, of the Miniro, was amongst! those saved at the last; minute. The death roll, so far as is known, includes 2ii passengers and 24 of the crew.
NEWS OF THE DAY. DRIFTING SEVEN HOURS. [Newspaper Article] — Warracknabeal Herald — 3 February 1914
NEWS OF THE DAY. DRIFTING SEVEN HOURS. ■..eslie Filmer, &lt;i resident cf Cre morno, and a friend had an unenvi ablo exporlenco In the Sydney Har bor. They were sailing a 22-footer, when a heavy sea carried the rudder away. The little vessel drifted help lessly during seven hours, aud Unally the crow of the steamer 'Banffshire threw a lifeline, to which the yachts men clung till the police came to their aid. LETTER BOXES ON TRAMS. As the result of an interview which Mr. Agar Wynne, the Postmaster-Gen eral, had with -Mr. A. Cameron and Mr. H. S. Dix, chairman and engineer respectively of the Praliran-Malvern Tramway Trust, there is to be a three months' trial of a system of lettei posting en the electric cars on the Deepdetie to St. Kllda Esplanade. Mr. Wynne said that It had been arranged that all the cars on the route mention ed should be fitted with letter boxes, so that :peoplo could .post letters In them. They would be cleared at the most convenient points, and the mail'...
RAILWAY RETURNS. [Newspaper Article] — Warracknabeal Herald — 3 February 1914
RAILWAY KKTUItNS. me aggregate railway revenue for the present financial year, which com menced on 1st July last, still con tinues to show an increase over that .for the same period last year. &lt; In a statement supplied'' by tliu Commis sioner!) It was shown to he £3,095,039, as compared, with £2,873,070 in ,J913, the Increase -being JE221.969.- There lias been an;Increase in passenger:re ceipts of £30,813; parcels, £0878; Soods, £145,130; live stock, £31,811; and the figures for tlio Brighton elecr trie tramway stand at CI0,739, as ■igalnst 0057 last year. For the so * en days ended 21st January tho re *onuo was £121.545;' as. against £112,310, tor the same week last year. The Incre'aso In passenger receipts was £1587, and -in goods receipts £6200.
POLITICAL AFFAIRS. COMPULSORY SECRET BALLOT. [Newspaper Article] — Warracknabeal Herald — 3 February 1914
PQUTICAL AFFAIRS. OQM-PULSORY SECRET BALLOT. Mr. H. J. M. Campbell asked tlie. •Premier in the Legislative Assembly last /week whether, tlie Government will take Into early consideration the necessity of bringing in. a Bill on lines j similar to the law already in force in i Queensland and New Zealand to pro*! vide for a compulsory secret ballot i being taken under the supervision of the Government before any industrial lockrout .or,-strike/ can- take place; if not," will" facilities be'given to a pri vate member to bring, iu such si mea sure. The Premier, in reply, said that1 the member for Glcnelg had raised a very. Important proposition. It could hot he dealt ;*with' this shan't summer session, but. would be taken :Into, con sideration by iho Government during recess, aud in t he meantime ,) uquiry would be made as to the effect, of simi lar legislation in Queensland and Now Zealand. THE GIPPSLAND SEAT. Several nominations have been re ceived by the executive of the.GIpps land La...
DISTRESS AT OUYEN. SEED WHEAT AND HORSE FEED REQUIRED. [Newspaper Article] — Warracknabeal Herald — 3 February 1914
DISTRESS AT OUYEN. SEED WHEAT AND HORSE FEED ] REQUIRED. ! Our Ouyen correspondent writes :— A monster meeting was held at.TJnder booi la3t "Wednesday evening, where 14 Progress Associations were repre-* sented by -delegates, and fully 200 farmers were present. It was.resol ved that a deputation ^proceed to Mel bourne by Friday evening's train, and wait on the Minister on Monday, ask ing him to assist the farmers by ad vancing seed wheat and horse feed; also to ask that instead of advancing 60 per cent, against improvements, that 100 per cent, be -allowed..
CRICKET. [Newspaper Article] — Warracknabeal Herald — 3 February 1914
The following.players liave looted to represent Brim in y lcot match on Saturday next «S?^ Boulali, to be. played : at BCJlW; C. B. Bannernian (captain), J'D « son. E. Bryco. R. M. Dixon, C- V ; Jones, C. Wardlo. S. H. DIM";':. Hood. 3. It. Wnrdle. F. King, a"s' - Wnrdle. - , > ■ ;