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A SHAVING CONVENIENCE. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 20 January 1914
_'lic - frari~i". is in':,o f beC;t wire a-.nd i wy bo hunig or, .. gaa9-b aCkct,:. with Aliho light o' Oit'i- (lhe riiglh;or lcft "i dce. Thcii" Iijý, a'i. hind; iiiror, . inverted, withj ita handle back of trhe .has rode ; aild 'lowcr the sIouid cdg of tho muirror into the "cup? wiado for it in the low.er part of tho frameic. For shaviing in the evening it isi grcatt couveinieL.c, and the fraume caun b slipped off in a momcnt.
BUTTONS THAT WON'T COME OFF. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 20 January 1914
o3UTTONS ThAS T WON'T. COMIE OFF. When a ijbuttoit is scwed on tightly, in stead of turning to the backl of where the button ia. s'wctd on and taking a few stitches, just Ir ?ke a tight knot in hlie thcead .iad dramw it up close to where the buttou is naewed on, then break the thread, ,1Cd the biutton will remai~tn o,n till rho thread its:lf we-ars out. Also, at. end of c.ach aulernatie mnt.chine seam, take remain •injg thread and tie tight knot up close to the last chain stitch and the frequent re cuinence of ripping. will be obviated. Mi. Woodrow, headkeeper of Nuneham Park, the residence of the Right IHon. Lewi3 nIarcou;i t., hajs a fox-terrier which is mothering a duck. F~om the day it was hatched the duck has bcen under the constant care of the do., and-c they are always together. The duck will not associate with' or take. any notice of the other ducks near the cottage, hut it is always with the terriers. When the dogs bark at strangers the cduck runs and quacks. It is now abou...
GYPSUM IN THE MALLEE. A VALUABLE AND PURE MINERAL. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 20 January 1914
::,GYPSUM IN THE-: M~LLEE. A VALUABLE AND PURE MINERAL. Gypsumi which. is : fouind in- various places in .Victoria", haas a very .wide. distribution iii the M-llee.,district. The geological de partment: h is. roecently beeii: making sur veys of these .deposits:. and the mineral. SIhici has beei :.analysed, .has- been. found to .b very .piic Gylisumn, which is a ihydrated .sulphlate=, of limen , is extensively used, for maukiti :,plaster of paris and emnenuts, for them:-anufacture of paving' ma terials, '?for the _making. of cheap paints, -andd also -for soil improvement. The quan tity riised. in:= Victoria in J912 4as 2078 tons, the: value being £3359. One of the largest: deposits_ is: at Kow Plains. The railway: line: from Ouyen_ to Murrayville, a braiich off `the Mildura line, passes near it. The uhtivie name for gypsum is copi, viz.. "white."ý It takes the =form of ?a creamy White floweiy :powder. 'It ocecurs as mounds, genira!ly, from 0n20ft. :to 30ft. high, a -few chiins in wid...
VOTES FOR WOMEN. SWEDEN TO GRANT. RICH TAXED FOR ARMAMENTS. STOCKHOLM, 18th January. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 20 January 1914
VOTES FOR WOMEN. SWEDEN TO GRANhT. RICH TAXED FOR ARMAMENTS. STOCKHOLM, 18th January. The Swedish IRiksdag (Parliament) was opened by King Gustave yesterday. His Majesty stated that the Government proposed to mFee the cost of increasing armaments by a special ta: on the larger private fortunes and the higher incomes. In regard to women's suffrage, the King said that "iustice and the welfare of the State demand the eatension of political rights to the women of Sweden." A blind man regularly attends the football matches of Ayresome Park, Middlesbrough, and is escorted to a seat below the grand stand, - where he enjoys the football apparently by the sense of hearing. He is as enthudias tic as anyboay w4hen a goal is scored.
LAANECOORIE SPECIAL SALE. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 20 January 1914
LAAN.E'OORIE. SPECIAL SALEE. Messrs. William Wallace and Co., special land and stock saldomen, conducted t(l sp,-cial stock sale at Laanecoorie last week. :Sheep -The attendance was *very largeo, and ,in eluded buyers from outside districts. `ýiThe ya ds were taxed to thc.ir utmiost: capicily, the exact number yarded bein:g 4516, aid of tl'is number 3022 changed hankds.' ,Bidding at auction w(is steady, and prices obtaiiim( r.howed an :.dvanne of- 6dito :/ ripr ht..d on recent rates3 Principal .vendors: iwere --.l' I Benjamin. Colin .'No,'in,' *:Wmi. Barber, Jos. Tidd, C. Fitzpi:ltick, A.-?'.ibhaeli Dawe Bios.. Mae. Ston,. Thos. Evaris, Robert 'ail ion, Andrew Grofrv n, -Andrew Robsa, R. . W. Stchne, Th0os. Ion, Sandcrsorin :?os ,J. V', IMulliris, Jais Pooleo, Jas. Magee, Wm.1Robin son, and T. Youngrhubaind. Sales were:- 106 4-tooth Leicester o-:cis, 18/9 94 .8-tooth crossbred bOWs, 15/4;, 40 ct mebaci eew?,' eged, 12/7;. 290 mcrmino ewes.i 4 4-tocthh to'8.-touth, from 10/ to 12/7.-...
MELBOURNE CATTLE MARKET. THURSDAY, JAN. 15, 1914. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 20 January 1914
S IALBOJIJ'N CAT?TLIE MARKET.: : . THURSDAY, JAN. 15, 1914. .Thei'o was av . fair attendance at the New-= miarket cattle yards yesterday, whenl 3200 were yarded i':ncluding 1100 from New South Wales. iin-bullocks, a largo proportiozi consisted of good: andprime qualities. The supply of cows was ':mcderate. The demand was steady throuighoiut?i.and prices rules firm at late rates.::5:: Quotations :. Primne pens of bullocks. from: £11 to £12; :extra -do, from £12/10/ to £14 , good i, l lhte and thandy weights, from £8 to:£95/.: A few: good` pens of good and prima'o cois :sold froimý £8 to £9/15/. Pennings of fat calves amoiunted -to 600. For good and prime steers and heifers, prices were main tained tiinemsteers.. and hoifors from £4/15/ to -C5/W51I5 exlra do.; froni £6j10! to £7/15/.
OUR COUNTRY SERVICE. AXEDALE. 13th January. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 20 January 1914
OUR COUUNIRY SERVICE, AXEDALE. 13th January. Harvesting' is practically completed. A few loads of graii are being delivered at. the railway station. A good many --stacks are ready for the thresher. Tile honey season, which: has been somc-; wlhat prolonged, has proved a -falrly good o n:e, and the product is of excellent cn.ality, ,owin> to the favorable vweather conditions. 'lThe 3Bee Act iin reference 'to the abolition of box -hives is being en forcezl. This! will be of material benefit to the established .apiaries. 15th January. A season like the present affords an ob ject lesson as to the . benefit w "hich: woulat be derived if there was a weir o..on the Ca?mpaspe locally 'to give a .gopd supply oft water. The: river is now just::. a trickle in :many;places, and i as not: been at such a locw ebb for .some: years. In spite': of this good baskets of :fish are being olbtain ed occasionally; chiefly by. local residents., who appear to know :the haunts of the, fish and favorable :w...
BENDIGO HORSE MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 20 January 1914
BENIGO HORSE MARKET. Mibsir. Spenc;r, Yains and Co. ieport - Oixii, *klly sale took place on Saturday ldst at our Hargreaves-street bazaar. There vwts a large attendance of buyers, and tlio y"ard ing ivis moderate, consisting of 1 tiruek t? draught horsts dnd 1 truck of ponies, int1 several entries, of aniimals of all dlasses. Good young dratights suitable for dray or heavy farm work are becbmniiig scarce in the mar ket, and with ari itiproved demalid this class of horse is becoming dearer. Handy fartli and delivery sorts are also inlprovirig in price, and the market is very firm for yourlg ponies of a gbod class. Aged sorts Of all classes, and young nondescripts, however; 70o not. wanted, and prices for theso latter afb consequently low. Auction sales on Satutdtih were fairly good, and a lot of horses were also - quitted privately. We sold :-11 mi:ed horses for Mr. Geo. IH. Caldwell; best young draughts to £38; good sorts, draughts. 6 to 8-year-old, £21 to £27/10/: aged do., £12 tb...
BENDIGO PIG MARKET. Thursday, 15th January. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 20 January 1914
BENDIO 10t. MARIKEJI'. Thursday, 15th January. Mr. Vrank A. Hill reports:- A full yarding of pigs forward for to-day's s~ale and consisted principally of prime hantdyweight baconers, a moderate supply of porkers, and the usual yarding of stbres and young pigs.-=Baconers.-There was a full at tendante of the curers. The quality was well suited to trade requirements, and the market was -very firm throughout at prices quite on a par with late full rates. Porkers.-The sup ply was again short of requirements, and high values rule. Stores.--'here was a large attefndance of the feeders, and all sorts were eagerly bought up at an advance on last week's closirig sales. Quotations:--Best bacon ;ir?s, £3/6] to £4/41,; others, from £3l1l; back fatters sold remiarkably well from £41101 to £5/13/; porkers. £217/6 to £.2/118 others, from £2/2]; stoies, topping-off sorts, 36/ to x214/, slips, to 28/; suckers and small pigs lower. Milchi calves; to 36/6; others from 8/. mar= case pork, 646 per lb. Ye...
FARM AND DAIRY PRODUCE MARKET. Bendigo, 17th January. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 20 January 1914
FARM AND DAIRY PRODUCE 1MARKET. Bendigo. 17th January. The market "was .main well supplied this week.. The condition of stocks, particularly butter, was iomewhat affccted by the iot weather, and in many instances. low prices had to be accepted to dispose of the goods. Northern factory butter sold from ll-d to 11Jd, whilst prime Gippsland factory butter brought ll1d per lb. Separator butter in good order realised 10d to lid, and dairy butter 9d to 10d per lb., with heated and out of-condition lots lower. The supply of eggs was very large, and prices were slightly easier, 'id to 8d per dozen being the quota tion. 'It is likely that prices will still further decl'ne. Cheese was steady, quotations rang ing from 54d to 6d per lb. for new cheese, and up to 8d for prime mellow matured lots.. Large consignments of honey came to-hand, and some were carried forward unsold& - A little business was done in prime honey at 3d per lb. Very little bacon was forward, and prime quality was co...
COUNTRY STOCK SALES. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 20 January 1914
'.COUNTRY STOCK SALES. Messrs. ,Spencer, Vains and Co. report hav ing held :their first special stock sale in Wedderburn at their newly-constructed yards, when `considerably over 8000 sheep came or ward. The sheep were mostly from local holders, and -were commented on generally, and also by the Government inspector, who was--present, for their quality. Crossbred weaners and ewes were the more conspicu ous although several good big lines came forward, including some nice wethers, and found :buye?s at moneys pleasing to the own ers. There was a monster attendance, and most: f thýe present were out to buy, with the resul?l?hat nearly everything changed hands at auction. These lots passed in at auction were sold immediately afterwards. Prices- throughout were very satisfactory to vendors, and in some cases more so. A few qurotations :-Crossbred weaners, 9/9, 10/. 10/6,: 10./0 to- 11/9; merino weaners, 9/, 9/9, 10/ to 10/9; merino wethers. 11/1 to 11/9 (800--were sold at 11/91;: crossbre...
FRUIT AND VEGETABLE MARKET, ETC. Bendigo, 17th January. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 20 January 1914
FRUIT AND VEG1ETABLE MARKEvT, ETC. . Bendigo. 17th JanuaryL The supply of fruit this nornulg was good with the .exception of tomatoes and peaches, and the market was active. The demand for tomatoes was considerably in excess of th,, supply, and priea3 rose considerably. Th'o -fact that:better prices are obtainable in Mel `b:~.rne: 'for toinatoca than locally is caus.ng grcwers to consign. their stocks to the met ropolis, hence the comparatively small sup piy:: marketed in Bendigo. Peaches are very ::carco and .dclr Apricots are nearly fiiniietl. A big censigniment, of Queensland bananas was received and they sold well at improved ricces. Eating anl cooking apples and eat ing pears were steady, as were citrus fruite. The vegetable market wa~ firm at late rates. Green' peas are nearly done. Messrs. Goddard ynd. Cahill report:-?Fiji bananas, 11/ to 12/ per case; pineapples, 0/ Ier case; oranges, 13/6 pe: case; do., import ed., 250 in ease, 28/6; do.. Sydney, 13/6 per ease; lemons 9/ to...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 20 January 1914
£1 PER ACRE. Richest of Fattening -Country. 4500 ACRES, SETTLEMENT LEASE, W ELL situated, opezi black soil plains, Coolibah and Myall. Magnificent fattenisg. SBore drains, every paddock, 6reek, bank. Comfortable hopse, yards, eto. ened, six paddocks. £1 pe acre. Recommended. Magnificent HUNTER RIVER DISTRICT PROPERTY ON EASY TERMS. 2730 Acres Freehold. TDEAi5 Latb-raising and Mixed Farming Country. Rich alluvial flats and good granz S"ing land. Exer-running cree1T. Comfortable homestead, woolshed, stables, cottage, orihard, garden. No rabbits. Fenced and n6eted. Twenty miles from rail. £5 per acre. One? fifth. cash, balance in ten equal payments, 5 eor cont. CHEAP WHEAT LAND. ON WONDERFUL TERMS. 'Lý- WELL-KNOWN ESTATE has beeoon placed in our hands, subdivided into blocks of 640 acres (each), FreJhold, 12 to 17 miles from a thriving wheat centre. Sure:' railway extcension iunnmng through. Rich red and chocolate soil. Ideal wheat lahd, .ll timber dead. Each block will be delivered to...
WYCHEPROOF. 17th January. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 20 January 1914
WYCHEPROOF. 17th January. " Although iiin various places in the ziorth' it is' reported t.tat the wheatb yields .did= Sniot come up to, expectations by a' long. way;' district farmers report that the .yield lo. cally- will: exceed expectations. UpTJ to jtho' present? about, 53,000 bags of this season's wheat :have been delivered :t Wti;Vycheproof. The :gran shed was lialf full Hof ?old wheat. before :wheat ,fGartin.. started, this season. I?t: has :been stated .n good ui:thority th.at about -120 000: bags of wheat will lbedelivered het&l this season. - :The ;tender` of Mr': I H: Tucker,: at -X1691 17/6 ,for: ceni cnt w worlS and £16211716 fori iron-I w:vork :in connection -with the a erection of i' opowerhouse ;for the electric 0lightiing of :Vyclieproof, has .been jccepted. - No ten-: tfders were received for the ;Sea L'ak~li poWer house, consequently the 'date .for receiving 'tenders hals been extended. : Prior to, their departure from Wyche proof, M.r.i and Mrs. Beardon';...
SYDNEY FLAT. 15th January. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 20 January 1914
SYDNEY FLAT.' 15th Janutary: A valedictory social was tenideied :toi MFi and. Mrs. W. Hocking in tlie Methodist Chirch: on Wednesday evening. There :was a good attendance, and the IRev. :W. 3ec kett presided. The following conti ibutded a pleasing programmie :-Miss lNl.- Kir.by, solos: (2); Miss Susie Flett,. ;solo; : :.isses Roso and Bessie Lawry, an :actiont dduet) Misses M. Hiirby and May Flett, duct; 'aind Mrs;R: ?. M'N'aghton an?d the claiiintan, e citations. On behlalf of tl'e u'hitrch Sunday scliioo ind friends -generally,: thei Rev:' W, Bekýi*tt? presented M~. i-: oclinug :it? ? choice initialled .pail of gold sleeve, links, nidlf Mrs. Hocking with a hindsonem silver plated teapot.'. Messrs:. .R1. Riley -and. M. Gordon expressed the! general reget .:felt. :a the ds ~j atiure of thl giieqts o:f -ltie evenin , thle high regarid in- whliich ,:they werei held; and the .hope tha't they would- have a.i.pros perots 'futuire. ;r: IHocking suittably?: re unrnedi_ thhrnks. Refreshine....
VICTORIAN TROTTING ASSOCIATION. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 20 January 1914
TCTORIAN. TrTOTTINC1 ASSOCIATION. TPio usuial fortniughtly. c11ijutn' of Iii -.cam11 3jl,,ltec of thle Victorian Trott~xing. .Acci a ticn wa s i1C]l o1:' Wednesd'y ovcemgi, wvhcn 12 raciog and trottinv clubs were rceistered, IS-proo;raimmc; passed, and 5i2 riclcr's, clrivc r an'd Lrailwrv' hmcci1cC'9 issue d. n djpi l'A l tio1 of F. SIF! uic and IaI. JIewvitt fb~r ro ii't'te mflut ;; .1, rrantetad- The followviing * (mqi'ufif Ctitioni, for to ing part at untrcgis tured rnletigi s we e. reuvov'd:-'ý J. Pir3a Sal Pox Ia It Littho Ji;ni md Harold Dircct, 1 dfo 7Iolle b'iDm&Lac; 1lit. apphlication fr~om the W a'ia Trottingn Club irecommencde thcd rcino' of rliscmrnnaifc'mtion 'fromn (. T. 1vans 119'' Th'os.s lýit, euld;, warn refifscd.. . J.MiLid's application for reinstate ment of The Trick wa' Ifufcd. hrime :mdico .~f thle M? OmlirC rettint Club 9 stewzir.ds Sic idion 4'or tllr23e mnoiuthis, for ;foul ridi;ng;: 4:' A r. \v1aclla", drivr of Mauminlricmo ]illy; (lri) the pleasur...
LOSS OF THE VOLTURNO. RESULT OF INQUIRY. OFFICERS AND CREW PRAISED. LONDON, 16th January. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 20 January 1914
LOiS OF THE VOLTURNO. RESULT OF INQUIRY. OFFPPICERS AND CREW PRAISED. SLONDON, 16th January; The ?::Board of Trade .inquirv into" tihOe destruction *of .:.he Canadian S. teamship Copipany's steauner Voltutrno; wiichI h:i buirnt in: id Atlantic in October '`list; :with'the loss of 170 lives, ivs c6ncluded It iwas found :tht the fire origiuinated in the "cargo, possibly. through ilie eoscap of barium :suiper-oxide, which burt into tia mes upon conmuln into coitact wita h thn air. The: court; also held that the l'soei'ers of the Volturno behaved well, and tlat tbe officers 'and crew performed t:heir. .d?ties.s braivblv under.: exceptional ci (ifcllties. :. It? praised -the `gallantty of the rescuers. 'lThe fastest train in the world is lknown as the 'Atlantic City Flyer." LTi:-is train: is credited with covering, the 55,% inileds be= tween Camden (Plhladelphiu) and "Atlantic City "in 50 minutes, which is at the -rato of a :.fraction .over. 66 miles per :hour. On one .occasion a test ru...
A SIMPLE LINEN BLOUSE. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 20 January 1914
A SIMPLE . LINEN BLOUSEL A d?Blightfully .simple but vey ;sinart little bIlouse for. very dool w eai; is .illustiatedi A. very pale. tuirquoise :blue linien'' wiould liook . oharmiiug, and the cut, of the sleeves i ithi the long shoulder-yoke sand pretty. shape: : at the elbow is original and pretty. t' is an immensely simple pattern for the home dressmaker, and it is made to fasten in front crossover style, without the n., cehsity for buttons or hooks. A big soft cravat bow of black satin finishes the front, and there are a number of small round - black t.uttonsi :.to decorate the sleeves. Frillings of cream lace finish the elbow-sleeves very daintily.
THE TURF. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 20 January 1914
THE - TURF. At a comnnittee meeting of the Marong Racing Club, held on Friday, the balance. sheet of the .Boxin Day meeting was pre seuted. The 'result constituted a record for any meeting held by the club. J.ust oi 150() was taken at the gates, - and lle profit on the meeingf was -£1I. Sevei.il iinprovenments were decided on by the cbmn" inittee, and a visit will be paid tb the course at an eaP'iv diite to arrange for these to be carried out. Tho Rlochester races take place on Wcd nesday -Indications of suplport point to the charity nieeting of, the Bendigo Jockey Club, to l:e held inll. id of tlhe.Consumptive Sana torium, being a great success. Nominiations close on 27th inst. -At a meeting of the Castlemaine Race Club on Thursday night, AMr. Reg. O'Brien, the secretary, throflgh pressure of business, resigned 'his position. The resignation wa s accepted with. regret, and Mr. W. Macafee was elected to the vacancy. At a mmeti;.g ,f thle Wedderburn Cl:ib on W ednesday iright. it was...