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A LEGEND OF CHICHESTE[?] CATHEDRAL. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang New Times — 9 January 1914
A LEGEND OF CHICHESTEB' 'CATHEDRAL. 1 An amusing case of imaginary.', ness-though, as will be seen, :, induced-was recorded by a fo. vicar of South Birsted, a village c:. to Bognor. Chichester is, roughly,:i miles distant to the north-west. 'G. afternoon in the latter half of Fekb ary, 1861, the vicar was sitting do,: to luncheon when word was brou~. that the gardener particularly wis'; to sec him for a moment. The l' was shown into the study, where . vicar joined him-a sturdy Suss. laborer, but completely overcome, h gard and trembling. "Why, Robert, what is wrong?" "Head so bad, sir. Fit coming c I expect. Perhaps you would give • a note to the doctor. Can't see jects, though I try ever so." "Can't see objects? Why, you fou your way into this room." "Yes; but I can't fix things at distance." '"What things did you look at?" "I was digging, and I looked up | wards Chichester, and I could not se the cathedral spire. And I shut ^ eyes, and opened them again quirc and I rubbed them; an...
Very Unpoetic. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang New Times — 9 January 1914
Very Unpoetic. A North of England pitman, while out for a walk came across a lady artist sketching, great prominence be ing given to the sky. The lady, no ticing the miner taking an interest in the drawing, started a conversation with him. "Yes," she said, "perhaps to you, as it seems to me, Nature opens out her sky pictures page by page. Have you not seen the beautiful flame of the dawn across the livid east, or the red-stained sulphurous islets floating in lakes of fire in the west?" "Why," replied the pitman, "Aa canna say Aa hey seen owt like that since Aa gove up drinking!" Every opportunity needs to be look ed at through the glass of principle. It may mean, apart from conscience, a chance of making money, of gaining social position, of grasping power; but if it does not pass muster morally it also means loss. Conscience is a man's best protection. HIe: Would you-lrather be beautiful or clever? She: Beautiful, I think. You see, there are lots of stupid men, but only a few blind...
THOUGHTFULNESS. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang New Times — 9 January 1914
THOUGHTFULNESS. A little thoughtfulness goesa way in the home, as weil as i: larger social life; and the o re and intimate the assocaiatio greater the need of this thou'i'.I ness in little things. There ar I things so trying as the constn '' glect and forgetfulness of ,tr Many a greater fault, mnany ser-i error even, fails to gitve ";s?; actual trouble and produce s r;; discord in general as ti;e haihi1' never returning the thins that is rowed; of undue delay in ansr notes; of neglecting to periorm . little service needed at tile ona.a of any and all of those "trifes et as air" in themselves, but Which'i' the aggregate, make up no smaa sum of human happiness. In fact, there is no more exas, ting trait than thoughtlessness' trifles. It is even more exasperai than in larger and more signisif matters. The important affair well be spoken of and recalled d" to mind, but the unimportant on? feels disinclined to ask whether to: the thing that should have been dv without asking. Carefulness...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Kerang New Times — 9 January 1914
1914. To finihi the year: 191.3 0ell it is n tcessary for you to send your order for .high class groceries, Xmas hams and baco'n, Xmnas c:kes and puddings, Mil lura preserved fruitis, English and Col niiu! preserves, choice--t wines and spirite Schn;,.ppes dry ginger ale, sarto, and :ordi al, Beck's and Foster's lager. Eng linh und Colonial ales. All goods packee ree of charge.. Ernest Piy, Victorih 3tore , ?.erang.--Advt;. 1T NEVER FAILS. "For years 'e haive been using Chainm,. berlain's Cough Rmeedy," says Mr Her bert 11. Woodmhad, \\entworlth, N.S.\. "We have sipr. children and never use uanything else for tile treatment of coughs 'oldJs and bror.lchial complaints. I con: fiden;ly reconumend Chamberla..i's Cough Remcedly to everyone, more especialy io parents, Who, like myself, have young children's lhealth to safeguard. It never taigs to give relice in all cases." Sold by ill chemipts and storekeepers. WHOOPING COUGH. "My little boy had whooping cough very 'badly," says Mrs A. I...
KEEP ON KEEPING ON. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang New Times — 9 January 1914
KEEP ON KEEPING ON. If boys should get discouraged At lessons and at work, And say, "There's no use trying," And all hard tasks should shirk, And keep on shirking, shirking, Till the boy became.a man, I wonder what the world would do To carry out its plan? The coward in the conflict Gives up:at first defeat; If once repulsed, his courage Lies shattered at his feet. The brave heart wins the battle Because, through thick and thin, He'll noti give up as concluered He fights, and fights to: win. So, boys,a don't get disheartened Because at first you fail; If you but keep on trying, ::At last you will prevail, Be stubborn against failure, Try, try and try again; The boys who kept on trying -- Have made the world's best men.
CLOSER SETTLEMENT. INQUIRY BY ROYAL COMMISSION. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang New Times — 9 January 1914
SCLOSER SETTLEMENT. I INQUIRY BY ROYAL COMMIS SION. A report from a sub-committee of the previous State Liberal Cabinet which has been inquiring into the administration of the U(oser Settlement Acts will shortly be presented to the Ministry. It is understood that the committee will state tliat the conditions on the closer settlement areas, as ieveal ed by its inquiries, ire fir from satisfac tory, and that its report will recomnmend the appointment of a Royal Commission to further investigate the subject. The commnittee devoted its attention particu larly to the dry-farining areas. These .llotments were limited in size, under the original Act of 1904, to £1,25) worth of land, though in subsequent acts this was increarsed to its present maximum of £2,500. Many of the settlers clainmed that the areas available under the .smaller limitations of £1,250 and £1,500, operating under previous acts, have proved -too small to enable a man to make farming pay on a scale sufficient . do tmainta...
The Star Turn. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang New Times — 9 January 1914
The Star Turn. M.r. Gilbert I. Jessop, the. famous cricketer, who played a brilliant in nings against Worcester recently, and scored twenty-six runs in one over, tells a story of an amateur umpire. Jessop was playing in an unimport ant match at a seaside resort, and went in to bat early in .the. afternoon. But, alas! after making ten :rin.s in in ..the first over he was run out. The usual cry of "How's that, um piire?" w"as raised, and in reply :the umpire, with shameless deliberation, an~swered: "Not out!" After the match Jessop sought the umpire, and asked the reason of his decision. - "Did you think I was going to give you out on a Saturday afternoon, with all these f0lk come on purpose to see you?" was the astounding reply.
RECOMMENDATIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang New Times — 9 January 1914
JIECO).11EI )AIO:I,'I NS. Ir ,Osborne concludedl his report with [ol.owIini Iecolnlunelntlions :-l ) LEm!noer ihie lliLCommn~ "nsiner employ skilled experls to examine r,0p; on eultter on its arrival 2) Piass ireutlali.ns1 to ptrovide (a) ha . l?iul, for export be examined 'Lr i si:iet lllllby experts and their orts Ie urnished i promptly to manu Ihur',!.s. (t) Thai a Conmonwealth iranile Qof purity and weight be im nsle o i butter of tihe required stan r. (c Tiiat the. date marks stating onthI of production be placed in eaclt xof buttur. (i) That hutter below certaitu staindard be packed in plain xes with the only words "Butter, . net." bIranded oh each box. (;O Thipt thie graders ill the several it-s imeet at least twice fannually - scools of instructiion and coner cos ii order to secure uniform grad (1) That inlvestigations be made to over the cause of "lishiness" in tier. That he Stlate Governments-- . (1) Adopt an uniform system of in rctieoi aid supervision" over the ires opro...
THE TACTFUL PERSON. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang New Times — 9 January 1914
THE TACTFUL pERSON. One of the qualities of the late King dward which every writer has em hasised is the great tact possessed y the dead monarch; it stood him good stead in every delicate or ilicult 1position, and it won for him he affection and admiration of all. It oust therefore be apparent to every ine that to possess tact is a matter f great importance; and with that ;hought must come the inquiry vhether it is possible to increase our )wn individual tactfulness. Some say that the tactful person is ,orn, not made; yet this cannot be :rue, for we know that experience in reases the quality. It would be more :rue (and incidentally more compli mentary to our late King) to say that onstant attention to detail, constant thoughtfulness about the circumstan zes and idiosyncrasies of others, de velop the quality of tactfuliness. Some people are dloubtless born with more tactfulness than others, but we can all acquire the valuable quality; we can all serve an apprenticeship and develop in...
Australian Export Butter Trade. EXPERT VICTORIAN'S VIEW. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang New Times — 9 January 1914
Australian Export Butter T°ra, e. EXPERT VICTOIRIA'S VIE W. Sv,,lhu.ble report upon the Austr elieh e iurter trade has been prepare l by rp" V. O borne, manager of the , est~ r District Co.operative Company, since his retrn froun London. During his -ab sr ce, r Os-borne devoted three moetl?hs to the investigation of the.general rear to tiin crnditions throughout; G',uat kit?i'n al he has como back to nMel ..u .,iith at stronger faith in the foturl of the industry, but at the same tie" he insists that if progress is to be ieid and permnenlt many radical sal?ra '* >Othn in the marketing and trhe iuf.fcture of buttor, must be carr.ed ,,nuf r r.ma' reort is divid'a t uider everl heading, and that arichl "" b taken first is thu question of i',iit ()i this point Mr Osborne is ' indl l piatic. He snys: " Th iuitior quality of - large pro .r.tion .t ;1i butter exported from Aus rali to Greut itritain is bringing dis cdit upon the Commonwealth, and it ic - rtive thilat the producers and 1...
SCIENTIFIC BRICK-LAYING. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang New Times — 9 January 1914
SCIENTIFIC BRICK-LAYING.. What Mr. F. W. Taylor, a consult ing engineer, of Philadelphia, termed "motion study" of labor-increasing the output of the workman by reduc ing his movements on particular work to a minimum-created much interest at a joint meeting of the British and American Institution of Mechanical Engineers in Birmingham. Mr. Tay lor said that "motion study" was being more and more taken up in America every year, and he gave a striking illustration of what had been accomplished in the bricklaying trade. He said:-"Every individual motion of a bricklayer throughout the laying of bricks was scientifically investigated, with the result that the number .of motions necessary in laying a single brick was reduced from 18 to 5 in one case, and 18 to 2 in another. Consequently, on a particular job in Boston each man was able to lay 35) bricks an hour, against 120 previously. A good deal of prejudice on the part of the trade unions had to be rver come, but it was done in this way:...
Mr Mead and the Government. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang New Times — 9 January 1914
Mr Mead andtheGovernment. Since MIr Elwood Meaad decided to accept a professorship ilna Californian tinversity, and to leave Victorik, thu State Miniistry h!as been ltdeavoring to retain his services. A statement as to the only arrangement found possible has been "made' by the Premier, Er Watt, who, i: -reviewing 'the ciremn stances, said-tlhat. Mr lfead had rc ceived from Berkeley Universietv of California, .Lh t otter of a pro[essorshi, whichi was to be foullnded in th: in. tcrests of agriecululural deeelopment gene rally in the- United States of America. It was ooot to be an ordinary professora ship, i., which a mini would be respon sible for at course of ..studies amongst undergraduates. It" was really aumed at stimuttling inteiest generaly through out the States in theI problemns of land cullih;ation of the more modlern kioil. A liberal salary, mwith a retiring al lowance was offeied' to'. Mc cad, and ?the work wdisof a kind thlat was very aLttractive' to him, whliile 3orkeley ...
Letter from a Canadian Farmer. IN SEARCH OF A GENIAL CLIMATE. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang New Times — 9 January 1914
Letter from a Canadian Famer. IN SEARCH OF A GENIAL i CLIMATE. An interesbing letter, dated from "I' Leader Block, Regina, Ssskatcheoo' Canada," has been received by t~he edwti of the "Rirerine Herald." It is a glo lg, tcstinony to the good work d:,ne t Mr J. W. Arthur Kelhy while represer ing the Victorian Govenment Eminraris department in Canada. Evidentllr l' Kelly Ihas roused the interest of 1fr4 Iners in far North-west Caniada it IEi posslhilities of agriculture in Austral. and more particularly in our own a?l. them district. the lettoi" is as follois: "Dear: Sit,--We are some thlousands of mines fronm you. We want somne ai formation about local.conditions iu your: part of the world. If we find your ina formation the samen as that of your (o. vernmeii lectuer's we sh.:l comee over to your liart of the world'. lol oll what: We are frozen up now, and shlli be until about April 10th or 15th, 1114, *and ie can do nothinlg but sit by the store or .wrap in furs till IFebrturv or Mare...
Australian Stamp. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang New Times — 9 January 1914
Australt'an Stamp. By the aInst mnail. His Mijesty the King received from Mr Agar Wynne, the Commonwealth Postmaster-General, the first letter bearing the new Australian stamp. A sheet of 20 stamps was en closed. • The abolition of the kangaroo from the stamp carries out the King's wish that the King's head should repre sent the emblem of the Empire for the colonies as well as for England. Spineless Cactus. Before leaving America, some of the land seekers who reaontly arrived in Vic toria, had an interviewv with Mr Luther Burbank, the propagator of new species of seedless fruits and beardless grains. One settler, now in the Rochlester dis trict, secured a supply of the spinLless cactus direct from the Burbank nursories. He intends to specialise in this fodder plant, which thrives in the poorest soil. This is stated to be the first consignment of the plant t1hat has arrived in the State. Transfer of License. .., The transfer of the hlcense of tlhe Com-. mercial Hotel, Quambatook, fro...
KERANG RAINFALL. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang New Times — 9 January 1914
KERANG RAINFALL. Below will be found a t'ble of th,„ a nual raiufall as registered in K1.rsn . g .. "': ng the past 18 years. Ti'ha: .a dver fall since observations were flrst I;ra n r ; the Kerang di trict, exteandia oer past 3il years is 14.05 inches. I" .er : nbticed that for the tirsb l;hra5ee yi , l : the last quinquennial period, the - r • - was considerably in excess of, while du ing the last two years it was close u !' the average. This accounts for t Pe - ti seasons experienced throughl,hut lite r o districts and the general prosperity dura ing the poriod. - , 180G :15 87 172 129 110 " 47 . l 140 187 - 128 46 1200 S807 151 7 8 53 212 14'5 286 80 40 - - D98 ISDX - 95 97 82 241 106 6So 113 41 30 120 1074 I1Pl8 J08 124 127 .2.4 :48. .3'7 47/ S7 41 I59 141 - 1?33 1990 100 - 219 ,101 /o110 150 76, 185 .82 27 71 48 1178 1o01 3,5 55 107 13: 30 1 13 7() ]43 110 170 :,33 24 952 1802 38 3 ! 107 8 :S. 52 : 121 i22 2:¢3 60 201 33 239 .948 1i3 - 55 13,8. 2259 49 : 1]62: I-214.- 63 275 1...
Entertainment MELBA PHOTO PLAYS. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang New Times — 9 January 1914
Entertainments. MELBA FfOTO PLAYS. For soime time tIhe public has looked forward to the production of .'"From the Manger to the Cro.ss" by the managqc imoent of the -abo.ve. The night way close and muggy, but this did not de er from, bltweecn five and six' hundred people atteiding al tlh.Town Hail Lo sco the pi?ctures.. Previous to' pltting on0 the' hliidf the c.vening sonime line view:s in *arid around Palestine 'were shuownx. Five sets, of ilms' were used to portray the life of 'Jesus Christ, which were viewed with the kheenst interest by the audience. The pictures were re imarkably clear and some of the scenes )profoundly impressive. Appropriate music was renderetd by the orchestra.
Grain Silo Blown Down. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang New Times — 9 January 1914
Grain Silo Blown Down. 1. ?An imnmense silo for the storage of wheal in course of erection at the flour nills of Alex. Gillespie and Sons, Swan Street, Burnley, d'is caught by a storm oh \Vedncsday. evening and levelled, to the ground. People residling in th neigllhborhdod word Startlcd by. tie crash and ran. outshde their houses, thinkinl: that an earthquake; or something like one, had occurredl. The. silo, irhicly was 50flt. i;n diailneter, and built on a. concrete foundat tn, find been raised to a height of 6.5ftt,.tand the last .steel plate was riveted on the.prci ious aftdi. nocin. Four.. lhours liter- ttie bi;g stru?c ture was lylag on.tli?e rond;, a- hleap~ of langled steel. It -:vas proposed- to fix a :eniforcing ring airou?ld the silo to dlay, arid it. is clailmd that no force of wind could -tllhen liai e had anry effec. As it. was, the empty structure stood exposed, adi-. tlhe w'mnd had flrill pla?i SAn eleiatqor hoiiose, to be erected on top of thea silo, iviuld have incr...
THE GREENWOODS. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang New Times — 9 January 1914
THil GREENWOODS.1 -The aboveo-narmied popular and talcn ted cohbihnation of artists, who have Sior many ye c rs been one of ..the most successtfl organisations on tour, will shoitly play a:seasoin here. A rare drainalic and musical trac i may be an ticipated. The company is a very largh one, numbering hi all sixteen members, and includes some of the iines: musi .ci:ans. and drainatlic artists everi heard in the States:.: Funl:pattiefihirs of. the opening production will dilly appear in our columns. We. trust -the .Greenl woods will meel- with .the 'same suc ce?ss- thlat- meets them l elsewiere~. -
THE CORRICK ENTERTAINERS. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang New Times — 9 January 1914
. TIIE CORnRICK ENTERTAINERS. .'.We skilli ail .Withi pleasuid', ld :'ad ycnt .of the ' Corrck. entertaiiners when they1 pay ,us anothe- visit iri. February. Thleir ceiiirtaiiiieiits hliave ai aas beep of the higlbiest standard ald thie lates ideas· and instruments h ave:beed adop ited l-to briung it up- to the ideal of thLe ine'tropolis :of tihe world. The family his bee-n iUrtlier augmented by thie ad idition of Uie youlgest daughLtel Miss l Ci l o , -o h.p ossesses,. a,.,inosr. pleasing lyric sopramo voicc df beauti ful quality, and when' we state. lhai her training was .under the able tuition of Madamun Cflristian at the Garcia School bl Music in Sydney,. further enconitunsm are unnecessary Evefything necessary to produce a- b?autiful ensemnble is car ried by thie compari, :and L-tlieir roper toire ot some lihundreds of items con, tain many original, artistic and humor ous ideas. To keep pace with the go ahead spirit .of the times, the Corricks have adopted motor travelling, and...