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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 5 January 1914

London Directory (Published Annually) Enables traders throughout the World to communicate direct with English MANUFACTURERS & DEALERS in each plass of goods. Besides being a, complete commercial guide to London and it* suburbs, th» Di rectory contains lis+s of EXPORT MERCHANTS with the Goods they ship, and the Colonial and Foreign Markets thty supply ; STEAMSHIP LINES arranged under the Ports to which they sail, and indicate the approxi mate Sailings ; •PROVINCIAL TRADE NOTICES. of leading Manufacturers, Mer chants, ete., in the principal pro vincial towns, and. industrial cen tres of the United Kingdom. A copy of the current edition ^iU be forwarded, freight paid, on re ceipt of Postal Order for 20s. Dealers seeking Agencies can ad vertise their trade cards for iJ, or larger advertisements from X3 25 Abchurch Lane. London, E.t . VISITORS TO LONDON. All Australians visiting London should read the "British Australasian," 6d weekly—an illustrated paper con taining mail and cab...

Publication Title: Mount. Alexander Mail
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CAMPBELL'S CREEK. [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 5 January 1914

CAMPBELL'S CREEK. ; A meeting of the Campbell's ; Creek Race Club will be helu during : the week, when the Secretary will i present a statement ol the Boxing ; Day races. A very favorable report | | is the outcome of the annual fix : lure and, although the attendance | was somewhat below other years, : a very substantial profit will be ! shown. Amongst some of the ! members an rdea prevails of having 1 a fixture on Easter Monday, but < not on such a large scale as on ; Boxing Day. At Easter very lew i meetings are held, and a horse race j is sure to take well- It is ruraor ; ed that a syndicate oi sporting i gentlemen will run a meeting, it the i parent club decides not_ to present : a programme, and support is al i ready promised the undertaking. Since Boxing Day liorsu racing has i been the general theme oi con i versation, and a young gent own j ing an animal of more than or ! dinary calibre, challenged another I as to the merits of his steed, and I the outcome was the...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 5 January 1914

GOT VERY -WEAK. "SIv boy Jack was very bad with diarrhoea," writes Mrs M. Lee, Forbes, X.S.Wt "For quite a fort night lie was ill and got very weak. .My husband bought a bottle of Chamberlain's Colic and Diarrhoea Remedy and to our surprise one dose completed* cured him." Sold by Geo. Clark and Son, wholesale distributors. At Rosewood, ou the main line between Brisbane and Toowoomba, and about 40 miles from the cap ital, a fire started early on Satur day morning in Fraser Bros.' boot shop. It spread through one of the main business blocks, and destroy ed seven shops, a hotel, and the Royal Bank. Visitors to the Tower of London (says the "Globe") will shortly be able to view some of the historic fortress which have so far been closed to the public. It was on April 3, 1875, that the Tower was first thrown open to visitors, and now, nearly Hi years afterwards, announcement is made that the White Tower dungeons and 'the Bloody Tower will for the first lime be on view. The question of op...

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NEUTRALITY CRUEL. MEXICAN REFUGEES REJECTED. PITIFUL PROTESTS IGNORED. MEXICO, Saturday. [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 5 January 1914

M-TTHALITY C1U KI.. .MEXICAN REFUGEES REJECTED. PITIFUL PROTESTS IGNORED. MEXICO, Saturday. Advices from Mexico state that 300"> Federals were cornered at Ojinaga af ter a fierce battle. .Many attempted to cross the Ameri can frontier. The wounded were pick ed up as they reached the shore of the river. Three hundred unwounded moll, c-arrvm<r their arms, waded ac ross the river, but the American croon® disarmed them and forced them to re turn to Mexico. Their protests were pitiful. They declared that without arms they were certain to be killed. "When the rebels withdraw, the bat-; tlefield was covered with dead and dis-j ahled men, mingled in heaps. 1

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FIRE. FIRE. FIRE. THE BELL SIGNALS. [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 5 January 1914

I FIRE; FIRE. FIRE. I THE BELL SIGNALS4 The. public are notified that the been adopted by the Castlemaine {Fire Brigade, to indicate the# local ity of an outbreak of fire in the i Borough ' ONE DONG-North ol Fire , Station. I TWO DONGS—East of Fire Sta. ! tion. I THREE DONGS-South of Fire Station. | FOUR DONGS—West of Fire Sta ition. CONTINUOUS liXhGJLNG—. Market Square. firebell signals have

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A BENDIGO HORSE TRAINER STRANGE DISAPPERARANCE. FOUND IN EXHAUSTED CONDITION KERANG, Saturday. [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 5 January 1914

A 8ENDIG0 HORSE TRAINER « 1 STR A XG !•; DIS A I'JJI-: A R AXC !•:. FOCXD IX KXHAl'STRL) COXD!Tli\v KER AX'J. Sat urday. William Fletcher, a horse trainer. years o>' age, and a resident of Bendi go, who came to Kerang a few days ago itt charge of racehorses entered for various district ,holiday meeting's, disappeared from tlid lowd on Wednes day evening. Yesterday, the Koondrook police were informed that Fletcher, practic ally denuded of clothing and in an exhausted condition, visited a farm a' Piccaninny Creek, about. six mil.'? from from Koondrook. in search ■>. water. He was cared for at the farm, and afterwards taken in -Koomlrook where he had sutlieien;ly recovered i be brought to Korang at night. Av rangements have been made for hi; removal to Bendigo to-day.

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GALLANT RESCUER FAILS LIGHT ON ALTONA TRAGEDY. MELBOURNE, Saturday. [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 5 January 1914

GALLANT RESCUER FAILS ■LIGHT OX Al.TOXA TRAGEDY. i MELBOURNE, Saturday. Investigation by -Sergeant T. Curtin, following a statement by Mi* Waller Boyd, the solo survivor of the Alton;* healing' tragedy, reveals a gallant but unsuccessful attempt by .Mr William Smith, a fisherman. t0 rescue .Mr Sam uel Boy?. It is believed that this new iight on the tragedy explains Mr Boyd's deposition that he lied held on to his father until three men in a boat j relieved him of his charge. j "I was out fishing early in the day, | and came in about 2 o'clock." said Mr: Smith, in reply to Sergeant Curtin. "I passed three men fishing in a green-1 painted boat. Some rime later 1 no ticed that the green-painted boat had come closer in short1, and appeared to be anchored. The went her had then come up rough. "I watched the boat for some tiinc. thinking the occupants were hi dis tress. The sea was then angry. Waves were coming in from 10 to 1- feet high, and apparently washing over the boa;. 1 could see ...

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THE FOUR C'S TAKINGS AT THE GARDENS. NEARLY NINE THOUSAND COINS. [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 5 January 1914

THE FOUR O S TAKINGS AT THE GARDENS. NEARLY NINE THOUSAND COINS. Some, evidence of the amount of work put in 'lit the Gardens 011 New Year's Day, by mem.bers of the Four C's Club, is to be found in the fact that the coins handled totalled 110 less than eight thousand nine hundred and ninety-six. These were made up as follow : — Pennies, 40S5, equalling £17/1/3; three-penny bits, 3001, £37/10/3; six pences. 045, £23/12. 0;. shillings, S04, £40/4/: florins, 71. £7.2 ': half crowns, 1)0, £11/5/: making a total of 89!.'G coins, and £.130/15 '. This money was collected in vdIu tary susbscriptious .at the gate: from the merry-go-round, ocean wave, swin ging boats, ice cream, fruit, lolly and soft drink stalls, from the model rail way, and rowing boats, and from the deceptive mirror and entertainment tents. The workers are agreed that had their numbers been greater the financial result would have been much larger. ifi anticipation of big busi ness. the committee provided -themsel ves with ...

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STORIES OF EXECUTIONS OFFICIAL RECORDS SEARCHED. [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 5 January 1914

STORIES OF EXECUTIONS OFFICIAL RECORDS SEARCHED. lu the story of his career, as told by Berry, the famous hangman, there were sensational allegations of the execution of two innocent persons (says the "Daily News"). Berry was hangman from 1SS4 to 1591, and in that period he alleged that he hanged a boy for the murder of a policeman, and that one of the Nether by burglars, executed in 18SC, confes sed to 'the crime. He hanged a woman named Leffley in 1SS4 for the murder oi her husband by putting arsenic in his food, and al leged that a farmer on his deathbed confessed that -he was guilty of the crijnts.. JBerxy said that , he retired " "l>ecauso*"the"'^ by hi:h ol V-vo ! innocent persona had got on his nerv es." "The Daily News" has the best au thority for stating that no case bearing any resemblance to the one described by Berry occurred in "the period of lils employment prior to the execution of the Netherby burglars, and the entire story appears to be an inven'tjon. There is no...

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BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION EIGHTY-THREE DESCENDANTS PRESENT. [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 5 January 1914

BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION j K1CMITV-THREE DESCENDANTS ) PRESENT. j On New Year's Day ilio 70th birth clay of Mrs .Margaret Scully Brown was celebrated at the residence of her I son-in-law (Mr'\Y. Shelden), 04 Cliap i el street, Windsor. For the celebra j tion no less than 8:i children, grand I children and great grand-children j assembled, in addition to many other relatives and intimate friends of the old lady. They camc from West Aus I tralia, and even from Croydon, on the Gull' or Carpentaria. Mrs. Brown was the recipient of numerous tele grams of congratulation from all pans of Aust-ralia, and was so elated at the proof of her fam ily's affection that she had several dances with grandsons. The lady whose birt'hday was cele brated, came with her parents (Mr swid Mrs 1\ Scully), her brother John and her sister OMrs. A. Carter, mother of Messrs. E. A. Carter and T. Carter, of Castlemaine), from Kilkenny (Ire land). Thoy journeyed in the ship Makuoka, and arrived in 'Melbourne in May, 1S...

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COMMERCIAL. CENTRAL AUCTION MART. SATURDAY, January 3rd. [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 5 January 1914

COMMERCIAL. CENTRAL AUCTION MART. 1 4 | SATURDAY, January 3rd. { Messrs. Adams and Blakeley re port a good attendance at tkeir usual Saturday morning's auction sale of fruit, dairy produce, poul try. and cleared all lots at satisfac tory prices. Quotations Butter, lOd to 1/; eggs, 8ld. ! Fruit :—Apples, 3/ case; apricots, fl-id ;c 23d; black currants, 4d IV, cherryplums, 2/ case; peaches. 3d lb; plums, 2/6 case. Poultry :—Hons, 3'; roosters, 4/0; ducks, 3/6 to 5/.

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ENTERTAINMENTS ROYAL HALL PICTURES. TO-NIGHT'S PROGRAMME. [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 5 January 1914

| ENTERTAINMENTS ! ROYAL MALI. PICTURES. j TO-XIGUT'ti PROGRAMME. The every nigh; picture season a; the Royal llali terminates to-night, after which programmes will bo given on every Monday, Wednesday, ami Sat urday. as his been the custom during: the past year. To-night's programme lias as its star a picture with the tkle ""The Forbidden Way." This is an emotional drama, and points out the inevitable results of an erring life. Another drama, "The Vengeance of Cfalora." is of an entirely different na ture, 'being full of sensational epi sodes. There are good comics, in au dition. As usual, music will be sup plied by Mr MeElhinney. The full programme is :—Complica tions (comedy) When Luck Changes (A.R. drama. 1000ft). Vengcanc.e of Galora (drama, 1000ft), Xoisy Suitors (comic). Second part :—The Forbid den Way (star drama. L'OOOt't). That J Ragtime Band (comedy, 1000ft).

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THE MARKET. AUCTION SALES. SATURDAY, January 3rd. [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 5 January 1914

THE MARKET. AUCTION SALES. SATURDAY, January 3rd. Messrs. Carte.r, Amos and Co. re port having conducted their weekly sale of dairy produce, fruit and poul try, there being a largo aiteuaauce of buyers, and keen companion for each lot offered. The following prices were realised :— Butter, firm, ai last week's prices. Prime, lid to ll^d; medium, Did to lOd. Eggs, big demand, firm, 8d to :)<!. Bacon, prime, 11, honey, Ui; cheese, 7d. Fruit ,good supply, firm. Aprieois, prime, l^d to 2d; small, Id to l}d; cherries, Id to 13d; peaches. ljd to 2$; plums, 1/6, cherry plums, 2/0; red currants. 2d to 2:?d; black currants 4id; ras]»berries, ll?.d lb: mulberries. 2d. Poultry, good supply. Roosters, 3/6 to 4/; young roosters, 1/0 to 2/fe"; young pullets, 2/1; white leghorns, good breed, 4/1; prize pen, 21/ for 7 birds; hens, 2/ to 2/3; geese, 4/4 to 4/6; ducks, small, 2/. Vegetables scarce. Beans, 3id lb.

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MINISTERS OPPOSED NOMINATIONS CLOSE TO-MORROW MELBOURNE, Saturday. [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 5 January 1914

MINISTERS OPPOSED | NOMINATIONS CLOSE TO-MOKKOW j .MELBOURNE, Saturday. j Nominations for the six Legislative ; Assembly seats vacated by members j of thai House when they were sworn I in as Ministers in the Wan Adminis-i traiion are required to be lodged by j noon on Tuesday. ; Present indications are that Mr -Mur- j ray, the Chief Secretary (Warrnam-I bool), Sir Alexander Peacock, Minis ter for Education (Alhuidale), and Mr IT. S. W. Lawson, .Minister for Lands (Casilemaine and Maldon), will bo re elected unopposed. Mr. W. A. Watt, the Premier (Es sendon) will have nominated against him .Mr F. Keane ((Oppositionist), and Mr. D. Mackinnon, the Attorney-Gon era! (Prahran), will have as his op ponent 'Mr. W. II. Webber (Opposit- ] ionist). 'Mr F Mcllae, a Liberal candi-j i date, has announced his intention of going to the poll against Mr W. Hutch inson. Minister for Water Supply (Bo jrting). I 1 The number of electors on the rolls j for each of the three constituencies in which there...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 5 January 1914

A VALUABLE RUB-DOWX. "I am pleased to have this op portunity of expressing our grati tude and good wishes for your ex cellent remedy, Rexona. Since I have had charge of the Newtown Soccer Football Club I have been using nothing- but Rexona for mas saging after training operations, and I am delighted with the re sults I have obtained from same. All the club swear by this liae, ; and I can recommend it as ail un ; surpassed rub-down to all athletes. "Every training-room in Aus fralia should have a pot of ilex-1 ona, for I am sure that all athletes _will'find it most excellent. 1 "Wishing you every success with tills line, and assuring you of my highest appreciation of , same,—I am, sincerely yours, William Penton Payne, Trainer Newtown Soccer FootbaH Club, Newtown, N.S.W." Rexona is sold at Is 6d and 3s. Obtainable everywhere. Mr J. Davey, who had charge o£ the booth at'the Lai Lai races on New Year's Day, was temporarily absent, and entrusted a parcel of paper money, amounting to ,£....

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Wax-making Insects. [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 5 January 1914

Wax-making Insects. On the border-line between China and Thibet there is a native inuitstry which is not only novel in in.nn' re spects. hut involves a pilgrimage vf great length each ye.ir. This industry consists in the breeding' of insects that raise wax. This wax is employed in various parts of China for the mak ing- of temple images and candles. These curious insects are about the size and shape of shoe-buttons. Their most peculiar characteristic is that they do not secrete the wax in their birthplace?. Accordingly, a.bout May each year the natives take them from the branches of the trees where they a-'o born, and convey them 'fiany miles across the mountains- Thev are carried to a part of the country wherein arrows the flowering" ash, upon which the insects delight to feed and to deposit the wax. It is a strange procession that pro ceeds from the Chien-Chang Valley every spring. Each porter carries two bamboo baskets fastened together curved sticks. These fit over Iris shoulder...

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A. GRADE V. B. GRADE. [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 5 January 1914

A. GRADE V. B. GRADE. A team of 15 .picked from the 3J. firade teams met a team representa tive of the A. Grade on the Camp Re serve on Saturday afternoon. The senior players easily proved their superiority, and won by an innings and 67 runs. Details : — B. GRADE. First .Innings Doidge, b Peeler .. ,. ., .. 0 P. C. House, b Peeler 2 Barassi, b Hibbert 1 Sutherland, run out . - .. .. 1 Bogie, b Peeler 3 M. Delmenico, run out G Baker, c Hayes, b Ferriman .. .. 2 v. ueimenico, o Hibbert .. .. 0 L. Freeman, b Hibbert 0 Lomas, b Hibbert 0 House, b Peeler ., ., ■ • •. 0 Welch, c Banfield, b W. Peeler .. 12 Bragge, c, b Ferriman .. .. 4 Pietseh, b Shelton - North, not out 0 Sundries .. ^; ■ •• •. 2 Total 35 ■Bowling :—Hibbert, 4 for 3; F. Peeler, 4 for 13; Ferriman, 2 for 4; Ireda'e, 0 for 13; W. Peeler, 1 for 1; Shelton, 1 for 0. Second Innings. ■Xorth. c Pritchard, b Ferriman .. 0 Pietseb, b Shelton .. 0 Bragge, b Ferriman 1 Weieb, c Shelton, b Ferriman .. 0 P. House, b Peeler 12 Lomas. ...

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SPORTING NEWS CRICKET. HARCOURT V. KYNETON. [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 5 January 1914

SPORTING NEWS A CEICEET. iiarcourt v. kyxeton. This match was played .at Kyneton on Saturday, with the result that the visitors gained a rather easy victory. Details :— HARCOURT. First Innings. Seelemueyer, lbw, b Head .. ., 17 S. Warren, c Cannon, b Morris .. 0 31. McLean, b Morris 0 C. Warren, b Morris 0 G. Pritchard, b "W. Young .. .. 13 L. Rash, b Head 60 H. Symes, lbw., b Sutherland .. 1 ,T. Warren, c Head, b Young S R Hilh c St red wick, b Sutherland S D. Rill,' not out V ".. . , ii> H. Douglas, b Head 0 G. Douglas, h Horton ,. .. .. 2 Sundries 16 Total 145 Bowling :—Morris, 3 for 27; Head, 3 for 31; Chapman, 0 for 3; W. Young, 2 for 15; .Sutherland, 2 for 35; Horton, 1 for 16. KYNETON. First Innings. IL Stredwick, b D. Hill 8 Cannon, b R. Hill .. ., .. .. 0 Chapman, lbw„ b R. Hill .. .. 0 Pluukett, b D. Hill -i W. Young, c Symes, b R. Hill .. I f T. Sutherland, b D. Hill .. .. 4 C, Head, b R. Hill 2 Morris, c Douglas, b D. Hill .. 10 W. Young, junr., b D. Hill .. .. 0 ■Hor...

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BOXING. [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 5 January 1914

boxing. Oi Saturday evening iasi.j 511 . & large marquee in til'- ->larket Reserve, V. Gaultou t ©i Cd-Sljeniaiiie, fought a six rounds ~ boxing contest with a visitor from I Melbourne, aatned James Flylin. I The tent was cro-wded, and aHer a S" capital exhibition, The comes-;: resulted in _a draw, al-i thou«"li in tlie opinion o! 3. majority of those present Gairttou had a •little the better of the exchanges.< There is -a probability oi the two 5 § being" matched for a substantial It side vafjer if> a 'weeds' time. ;

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