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THE "Berringa Herald" PUBLISHED EVERY SATURDAY MORNING. [Registered at the General Post Office Melbourne, for transmssion by post as a Newspaper.] SATURDAY, APRIL, 11, 1914. MINERS' MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 11 April 1914
ltitt ' Berr i n sfh Hera! d'r I'd .1 •-•!! Kli EVKUY SAVUllIiAY JiOUKINC [.Registered at the General Post Office Melbourne, for trauaimssiou by post us a Newspaper.] Saturday, Ariur, 11, 191-1. ^nNJiJJS' meeting. Messrs 1'. Howes (president.); T. M. .lude (secretary) and .1. Lavars (vice-pre sident) of the F.M.K.A. oi' Victoria and Tasmania, addressed a large gathering of miners in OTarrcU's Hall 011 the iien digo and Heaufort; troubles. The meet ing was held for the purpose of explain ing to members many points that appear ed'unsatisfactory to them. At the close of the meeting members expressed tliem selves as quite satistie&lt;l with the net ion taken by the executive ottieers. and tliev were accorded a vote of thanks, 011 the motion of Messrs A. Hope and M. Bray. METHODIST MISSION. The Methodist qu-arterly meeting wa.s held at. Horringa. Tho following: -wore present:—Mr 1!.. W. Dean, H.M., in tho ehair; Mr Proven. the newly-ap|xiinted H.M.; Messrs Wilkinson and Mitchell....
FOOD REQUIRED BY HENS. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 11 April 1914
FOOD REQUIRED BY HENS. | Oue of the findings of science ou I the subject of poultry-keeping is that a lien requires one-Iiitietn of her weight in food every day to maintain iier uodily \ igor. So, it a hen weighs tub. &lt;loz. thu daily allowance of food ought to bo: L'ois. But that allows noth ing lor the manufacture of the egg. a lien in full lay is asamed to lay iUOi;. 111 a wek. As 60 per cent. o£ an egg is water, that means that at least 4oz. more food must be allowed. a sale rule is to allow laying hens auout 3oz. of food per day. In con imeil runs, much more care has to ibe uucen to give a well-balanced ration tnan when the fowls run free. In the latter case the birds seldom ibecome 100 tat, and they keep themselves in nealiu iby eating a variety of green iood, which acts as a corrective to all sorts ot complaints to which other to wis are subject.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 11 April 1914
Business Aotices. It's Worth a Trip to Ballarat to See ' . . '•v Gordon Bros., Big Annual Show Of Fruit, Flowers, Yeg'etables, Grasses, Grain, Potatoes, NOW OX AT THE BIG STORE, Arm strong-st., Ballarat OPEN TILL SATURDAY, APRIL 4th. FREE. EVERYBODY WELCOME. 2J3 , , —213 BE SURE of the NUMBER. 213 It PAYS to bo sure of a number—it avoids annoy ance, clnnce of disappointment, ami ASSURES SATISFACTION. It will certainly pay you to carefully note that JNumber 213 Sturt Street Is the M:W \I)I)K2vSS of W. E. Thomas' New Denta! Parlors. Now 51 IRE NO MISTAKE when you set out on your visit. YOU cat-'t afford to make mistakes wlieu your teeth ' are at stake—no one can ! You'll find there is only one X ilB 'Ui 213 '» SPURT ST., and it is clearly shown in largo figures. Exactly 3. Doors Below City Hall "W. E. Thomas guarantees absolutely painless extractions and a perfect fitting set of teeth of the highest order procurable in any part of the world for the small amount of £3s 3s. Call to-day....
ODD THINGS ON TRAINS. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 11 April 1914
ODD THINGS ON TRAINS. On a mountain railway near Salz ourg a railway carriage is actually fit ted with a balloon. At tlie mountain top a tank below tlie car is filled with water, sunicient to counteract the up ward pull ot the gas bag, which the vehicle thus drags down with it upon the return journey. Trains are frequently toeing put to odd uses. The window ot" a railway saloon in Denmark forms a royal auto graph album. Royal visitors scratch tneir names • on one of the panes, winch now show, among other Royal autographs, those of King Edward and quern Alexandra. The vestibule to the train belonging to the German Emperor holds several line statues, the car ihuilt for Presi dent Diaz of Mexico contains a com plete verandah, and that belonging to the Viceroy of India as roofed with water-tanks, which contribute towards coolness, and furnish water for do mestic purposes on the train. Russia's important trains carry a car, above which rises a little belfry containing a chime of 'bells.<...
Amongst the mines. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 11 April 1914
Sntoiiysi (Qe mines. The directors of the Pitlieid Pros pecting Company met- on Saturday evening; Mr J. Ronchi occupying the chair. It was decided to issne scrip to the public preparatory to resuming work in about 6 weeks* time. At the Berrinea Prospecting As sociation's tunnil drive g^ing out east for the Fancy lines of lode, the crosscut has been extended 27 feet for the week, making a total of 74ft since driving was rejumed. The face shows nice slate country. It is stated that negotiations are in progress to sink the Smith Williams Fancy shaft -ipO feet prior to open ing out. , j,j The William's Fancy southern workings are opening up bettor than ever. Reports from D-reel state that some excellent auriferous stone has been broken lately ai the Golden Reefs.
MAGNET DRAWS NAIL FROM GIRL'S LUNG. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 11 April 1914
MAGNET DRAWS NAIL FROM GIRL'S LUNG. Odessa .May, a four-year-old girl of Aldridge, Texas, is fast recovering from a remarkable surgical operation, performed on her by Dr. It. C. Lynch, ot' New Orleans, La. A wire nail was removed from the child's right lung alter it had been embedded there for six weeks. The -child was rushed "by her parents to Beaumont, eighty-five miles south q£ Aldridge. After two unsuccessful, operations, Burgeons de clared nothing could 6ave the child. Frantic in his efforts to save her, Odessa's father rushed her to a hospi tal at New Orleans, where two opera tions were performed and the nail re moved within a week. Dr. Lynch, in sorted a rubber tube into the child's throat. The end was worked around while the physician "watched through the X-ray, aud when the tubing "waa fixed direcrly over the head of tho wire nail a powerful magnet was placed over the other end of the tubing and the nail was drawn put.
Eight-Hours' Day. RACES AT SCARSDALE. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 11 April 1914
Eiglil -Hours' Daij. RACES AT SCARSDALE. The ScarsJiile and Soiythesdale Race Club hold their annual race meeting on Eight Hours' Day at the Scarsdale racecourse. A handicap sparrow match for £5 will be en tered upon at 10 a.m., and the first of six horsw-raeing events will start at 1.30. Entries for the Trial, Pony, Handicap, and Trot close with the secretary, Scarsdale, or Hatrer's Cri terian Hotel, Ballarat, on Saturday. April 18th. A concert and b-ll will be held at night. The following of ficers have been appointed to con I trol the day's proceedings :—Presi dent, Mr J. Creed : Vice-Presidents, Messrs •). Bnrke, J. Til!, 0. Pender, P. Youiif»; Treasurer, Mr.T. Mackay; Secretary, iV.tr J. Eyati ; Judge, Mr L. Foley ; Starter, Mr M. Newton ; Clerk of Course, Mr 0. Wilson; Clerk of Scales, Mr P. Young ; Pony Measurer, Mr N. C.irnegi^; Harnli capper, Mr J. Lyons ; Committee, Messrs L. Till, T. Gleeson, II. Japp, W, Paton, M. Roach, D. Porter. L. Hewitt, H. Sharp. W. T. William son,...
ROUND THE WORLD AFTER A HUSBAND. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 11 April 1914
ROUND THE WORLD AFTER A HUSBAND. Regretting an engagement into which he had entered, a young Ger man named Dreher, an employe o£ a large Lancashire lirm, threw up his situation and left for Berlin. No news of any kind reached his fiancee, a widow of some means, and, as her re peated letters remained unanswered, she soon became very anxious, when her uneasiness suddenly gave place to rage on receipt of an anonymous com munication, telling her of her faithless lover's flight and informing her of his address. Next day, accompanied by lier brother, she left for Berlin, only to find on her arrival that Dreher, no doubt scenting danger, had lied south ward. Through Austria she traced him to Italy, where he was found in Home, employed us waiter at a cafe. Over awed by the ibrother's threats, he con sented to accompany the couple to England, but contrived, on landing at Dover, to give thom the slip. Once again was the hue and cry raised, but Dreher managed to rcach New York with his pursuer...
Reassuring. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 11 April 1914
Reassurfna. It was rather rough weather aL sea, and the captain was continually being asked if there were any danger by a certain nervous and fussy parson who j was ajboard. Getting tired of it, at last he led the parson to a speaking-tube connected with the stokehold. 'Put your ear to that," said the captain. The parson, on doing so, heard a tremendous uproar going on below, accompanied by some terrible swear ing. > "There," said the captain, "do you think those men would swear like that if they thought that their last mo ment had come?" "To be sure they would not," said \ the parson, and went away satisfied; tout soon afterwards, getting nervous again, he rushed to the speaking-tube and listened. "Ah," he said, much relieved, "thank Heaven they're still at it."
BALIARAT LIVE STOCK MARKET. Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 11 April 1914
BALI,A RAT LIVE STOCK MARKET. Tuesday. \ Fat cattle: 281 licad came forward "for to-day's sale, only a small proportion hcing good to prime quality, the balance comprising mostly indifferent sorts. There was a largo attendance of buyers present, and competition was exceedingly brisk, till classes meeting a brisk demand at .1 further advance on last week's improved rates, dossil? very firm. Quotations: — IVimt pens buijocks, .£13 ':o .£15/10,/: good pens bullocks, XI1 to XIl', medium. X9 to X10: host cows, to . 1:9/10/. Averages: — 3Lr Philip liu.-sell, Carngham, Carngham Estate, 6 bullocks XM/8/9, 10 heifers X3 ,9/3: Mr John Smith, Grassdalo Estate, 30 bullocks, X14/2/3; ilr Ti Kobertson, Moyne Palls, 22 bullocks, X13/G/G: Air .Toliu G. ^Robertson. Mount Mitchell, 14 bullocks, X12/17/4: Messrs Oldham and White. De von Park. Dunkeld, 10 bullocks, .£12/10/3; Mr P. \V. Cope, Loutli, Macarthur. 10 bullocks. XI 1/1(1/: Mrs A. Kave, Dlm Jlur.st, 29 bullocks, .£11/0/3; IM,r .fas. liig hett...
Commercial. BALLARAT HORSE MARKET. Friday. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 11 April 1914
Capetciai. BALL An AT HORSE .MABKET. 1« riday. £3; £oles and Pull a in report:—We yarded awl offered at auction for (lie Week 52 horsc«, 192 cattle, and G45 pigs. Horses: A good yarding onic forward, comprising Hinio nice lots of young, medium, and Jicav.v draughts from Traynor's Lagoon, "Wycheproof. Charlton, and Bungarec; also some &lt;rood. usefu] light horses. There was fair competition for"good bro heavy draughts, ;i;k! thorp is 110 change to report i:i prices; but for alt young stock of an unbroken class there was a very (hill demand, and -exceedingly Jow priori ruled: gr.wl broken-i:> light horses said at, fully lat? rates. A truck lcad of Mr Joseph barker's, Traynor's Lagoon. sold up to .£'2-1/10/; a truck-load o!' v»i:i:sr colts and fillies of Mr .1. II. Pe ver'ill, Charlton, principally 2-yrar-ol&lt;ls. inade up to .£18/15,'; Mr -I. I). I'ryee, Wy cheproof, sold a truckload of useful 'horses up to .£13: fume useful draughts of Mr \V. Lynch, Lake Goldsmit...
A REMARKABLE MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 11 April 1914
A REMARKABLE MEETING., A strange adventure Is recorded toy a correspondent or a London paper who, meeting a medical friend, looked in at a Fleet-street tavern to talk things over. Here he riet another [r end, a master mariner. After an informal introduction his two compan ions talked of things in which he took 110 interest, and he joined in another conversation. Half-an-hour had elajpsed when they informed him—profusely grateful for the introduction—that he had intro duced two brothers! They had been separated, not 'by quarrel, but by the estranging years. The mariner, as a weakly hoy whose life was despaired of, had ben sent to a relative who lived mean counties away, by the sea. He had never re visited the scenes of his youth, or been seen by his parents and brothers. Forty years had passed since the brothers had met.
PAINTING THE EIFFEL TOWER. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 11 April 1914
PAINTING THE EIFFEL TOWER. The Eiffel Tower changes its dress every live or six years at a cost o£ from £2800 to £32\)0. /The date is at hand when fifty painters will And 1 occupation for three or four months in covering the 180,000 square yards of! its surface with a new coat of paint, j The shade has yet to be decided up on. The Eiffel Tower started twenty two years ago in orange, wore red in 1893, golden yellow ir\ 189>, cna silver white on the summit and chrome yel low at the base in l'J07. Thert are people who would vote for an invisible shade of khaki for the coming renew j al. The tower is now used as a wire less telegraph station.^ as a post for an electric device to prevent hailstorms; and as a guld'Og mark for aviators. Mr. Upton Sinclair, the American author, was telling a story o£ a game of poker in the Wild West. A tender foot, looking on, saw. one of the play ers deal himself four aces from/the bottom of the pack, ' The tenderfoot whispered indigently to another on ...
PERSEVERED IN VAIN. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 11 April 1914
PERSEVERED IN VAIN. A 6liort time ago there died in Borne, Switzerland, a remarkable stu dcut, who, though iifty-seven years old, had studied at the University o£ Berne for thirty-seven years without having taken his medical degree. This student, Gottlieb Laederach, entered the University when the was twentv. He studied assiduously, but owiug 10 a nervous temperament he could never pass an examination. Wlien put to the tests he became so embarrassed that he failed. Having an independent in come, however, und being gifted with unusual tenacity of purpose, he deter mined to gain his degree if it took a lifetime. When he went up for his hundredth trial he fell dead in the ex amination-room from heart disease.
CONSIDERATE FRIEND "POOR OLD JINGLES" [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 11 April 1914
CONSIDERATE FRIEND "POOit OLD .UXCiljIiS" At Kingston Police Court yesterday (reports " Tile Daily News" of January 23) the solicitor's table was strewn with valuable silver plate, comprising candelabra, candlesticks, kettles, and other articles, found in a sack on a coster's barrow. Two men, Henry Woodbridge, 40, general dealer, of | Chertscy, and Daniel O'Connell, 24, laborer,, of Kingston, were charged with being in the unlawful possession of the articles. It was stated that on the way to the police station O'Connell said: "It is only me and Jingles (Woodbridge), and if you let him go I will stand the racket of it. I will tell you where the stuff came from if you let him go. You will never iind out yourself, as the owners are away, and won't be back for a long I time." At the station he pulled out of his pocket some silver serviette I rings, a toast rack, and some forks and I spoons, and threw them on the table. "I want to keep poor old Jingles out of it," he said. A remand was o...
DEAR FOOD IN CANADA DEMANDS TARIFF REVISION [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 11 April 1914
DEAR FOOD IN CANADA DEMANDS TARIFF Itli VISION Kmphasising the fact that tariff re form and the abolition of food taxes is now the policy of the Dominion Libe ral party. Sir Wilfrid Laurler put for ward a strong plea lor tho Western farmers in tlie Debate on the Address in the House of Commons last night (states the Ottawa correspondent of "The,Daily News"). He' declared that for the first lime in IB years unemployment was rife in tho leading cities of Canada. Three years ago there was not a man out of work in the city of Winipeg, but now there were over ItOOO, and all over the country men were seeking work and not'finding it. Altogether, lie believed that there were something like 100,000 unemployed in the Dominion. The way to relieve the depression, said Sir Wilfrid, was to reduce the high cost of living by means of down ward revision of the tariff. Tho cry ing need of the West is fresh mar kets, and the removal of the duties on wheat would be a well-merited concession to the farm...
KAISER'S EXERCISE WIELDS THE AXE. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 11 April 1914
KAISER'S EXERCISE WIELDS THE AXE. U is understood that during his usual winter residenco at Potsdam the Kmperor William, on the recommenda tion of his physicians, has devoted a good deal of time and energy to the chopping of wood (says the Berlin cor respondent of "The Telegraph.") Clad in Court hunting dress, the monarch could be seen almost every morning in the grounds of the palace—of the pri vilege of access to which the public makes but little use at this time of the year—vigorously plying a saw on the trunks and branches of trees, and then, with undiminished energy, hew ing the short logs into pieces of con venient size for burning. In this occupation he was assisted by an expert workman, placed at his disposal by the management of the Koyal gardens. Not infrequently the Empress watched her consort at his unfamiliar exercise, and jocularly measured up the pile of firewood to see whether the prescribed daily task had been fully accomplished, while.oc casionally an aide-de-camp ...
PRUSSIAN EXECUTIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 11 April 1914
PRUSSIAN EXECUTIONS. I It is notew rthy that two murderers have recently sunered capital punish I ment in Jfrussia, because only some ! four to eight per cent, ot capital sen | tences are carried out in Germany, the ! proportion in Great Britain being over i on per cent. iThe newspapers common ly speak ot these German criminals as victims ot the axe or block, without much discrimination. By the German law all capital punishments must be carried out by beueading, tbut it is lett to the separate States to choose their own metnod. In those districts which were annexed by Napoleon I. the guil lotine still prevails. Other regions may use the axe, the sword, or a car ving kuile it they please. The Prus sian method is that, the victim sit ting in a chair, he is beheaded by a horizontal sweep oE a long sword.
FORTUNES REFUSED. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 11 April 1914
FORTUNES REFUSED. It is said that when it .became known that the letters of the great Irish leader, Charles Stewart Parnell, were to be published, offers-, to pur chase them were received from all over the world, aiul that one great newspaper proprietor in the United Siatts seal Mrs. Parnell an open cheque, upon which she might inscribe her own price. The offer was refused. Robert Urowning constantly refused to write for the magazines and re views. lie o'liy departed from his self-denj ing ordinance on one occa sion, and that was in aid of charity. In his later days, when Browning so cieties were springing up all over Britain and America, fabulous priccs wore offered to him even for a short •poem, lie put all these tempting offers aside and "stuck to his text" i to his dying day. Hut this determination to refuse money when it is offered is evidently not the attribute of the well-to-do oiV'y> for a laborer in Pennsylvania has just refused two fortunes amounting to £20,000, which a...
THE WOMAN WHOM WAGNER LOVED. The Famous Musician's Melody of Life. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 11 April 1914
\ THE WOMAN WHOM WAGNER I LOVED. The Famous Musician's Melody of Life. The deposition of the mail kind, Otto of Bavaria, which has just been deci ded, recalls to the minds of all music lovers the genius of the greatest mo dern composer, Richard Wagner. For it was King Ludwig, the brother, of the poor madman, who befriended Wagner in the days of his greatest poverty, mil whose patronage enabled him to produce his immortal works. King Ot to himself was a friend oT this hero of music. Wagner's operas, "Lohengrin," 'Tannhausor," and the jther master pieces of his "Niebeiungenlicd," are now popular throughout the world. But when he produced them they aroused the hatred of his critics and a passion ate storm of ridicule and contempt. Ho wrote some of them in direst poverty and with the despairing courage of a man who knows that he is in advance of his time They reflect the storm and stress of his own life and charac ter, but they reveal also the nobility and idealism and tenderness which ...