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SAKURASHIMA AND ITS VOLCANO [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 19 March 1914
-oax5cuflAneftrvT AND ITS VOLCANO Sakurashlma. the small island In tle South of Japan which has been devas tated by a volcanic outburst, is situated in tile Gulf of Kago shlma, opposite tile city of ,the same nlame, says the editor of "The Japan Chronicle" In an interesting article in "The Manchester Guardian." The island is 24 miles in circumference, and the crater of the volcano at the summit Is 3500ft. above sea-level. Ac-I cor.ing .u Japanese tradition, the Island was produced by an upheaval of the earth's crust In the year 796. However that may be. the volcano was within historic times very active. though for more than a hundred years now it hlls been quiescent There 1s no recorded case, moreover, of a vol canic outburst of Sakurashima equal to the present In the extent and com pleteness of the disaster. -.lu volcano most feared in this eoglon is that of Kirishima. higher up the bay, -which can still be seen smok ing-on most days of the year, and is occasionally responsible for...
SCRAPS. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 19 March 1914
SCRAPS. It was a Sharp practice to recom mendcnl at the Berwick Council imee:ilg on Saturday week, that the Autm ot.iie Club be asked to place firger posts on the intersection of the Civde, Gippsland, and IIarkaway roadi, in the picturesque town of Be: wick right in front of the Border Hotel, too! A coutcillor said that motorists (nat knowing the road) had to wake up Triatdo (the genial propriato: of the "Geordic" iHoel) at any ungedly hour of fromn anythiing after closin, time until daylight, to irnquite wLich toad was "whitclh.' Our experience wi;lh motor car parties is that twey are all tigilt until they strike "ctoas roads," and tthe:t they are "all wrong," until they get a dtink. And I may add that as "Motor hIcgs," who treat horse traflia with the utmnost can tempt, they treat the landlord of .hIo hotel in nriot mnuch more courteous termis and extract all they can get for their "beans."
MULGRAVE SHIRE AFFAIRS [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 19 March 1914
I3 tJLGRAVE .rilKE AFt r lS For ye-II put v cthe husqan a !E1in g that the S).'r! Hafll, whi :Uii 7i ci ;,-1d at .isk;eigo, I21I~a ago (,,k! i i r !o cn.hip 1frerardlr: ino sever fol n tA . I;ra of !ial?'rau and frmed into a 4b~0·i ;) ahould s ld ad thO piace of c ',of t- I qa : Phf.lr ?Councl re rr?..j t, -ome cieutral OriticOn :ilthin the Sh.: are'a. I the Aonl oid cp( ' thae ihil mr.-% it we-a held at thý Mil'ar.e Armn il.c',te an strtnacus !ilnn wers met wch. Tmy -'e:-e a:nuncb :ighti!n : m'r, com3.!s in theA. council then, aRd p-rlhm'ntar7 lgaaa' w~a lurid, f..r:cful and not p.)l:e, anl wih:n .h " hn* o:able mamber:h" ,;o: -ir:-l f a.irening one anoth2r b ith vrr-a:int.ic varIr. they -.d j'urn,-l to Cr Tom Itwin'i bi: rand wished the naity tast? out of to--ir m; u:h, re:urn itj w wbl whetted appti', tLo the wordly art fck, and so.mutim a it w . midnuiht bcfore "broKe u ,." Wil 'h! at vaUce cf civilisa 'til it ' ?c c e . i 0-ored dec, , ou. to m ao t - v..1 coI itoevani .0.. et....
KOOWEERUP SPORTS. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 19 March 1914
I\OO\VFFIRUP SPORT3, :l. II·; ·~ ·11 J h I. \y,,l~~, lyJ1·11.'1 11' IP ' Ir~ i·fil~r· "rt l',i '.isl '' )*tt , J 'r.. jr. "gih )'IU. I , I ,'R; J. ?,m J'. i l..?. hx? .. J: Itm k,. , 'Th anminuTl St. Patrick's )Day Races and Sports were held on Mon. day, on IIt: e(ccr,1ation Ground, Koo w,/rrup, ailout a mile froim thri l:iatinii, and wvrc' lairgely attlndted. The imolrning broke dull and cloidy, anid t )Dandenolng, just bt.fo, train thiii', inm?rt shio re el'l. 1 bti tlie early miiorning trains from Meliiourne were: w.ll filled, ld .ic?ircs of people had to stand. Thi&lt; is not fair :it holiilay thne, 'snd certiily extra rtrlrmr'crs should have lbeen pillt onI at D),mdnont, ?s it is not i fair lthin;m tiltit people should pay full fi rcsi ;lld be. compellcl to stnid all thie way to IKoowccrutp. Fortcnate ly, those in the second trmin, which doe; no'Itop lthit id" of Lun'f L:ul, to 'i i'ng and tri,-,r. I teliteve a specii't rain for ior ,c and passern- I ger-, le-.ming' Mel...
BUNYIP SHOW. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 19 March 1914
BHJNYIP SHOW. The x5th annual show of the Bunyip Agricultural Society was held on \Vednesday of lat week, and was quite as successful as previous shows. The weatbhcr conditions were favorable, and stock were lobikin. their best. The si:ecr t.lry, Mr. 1F. F. Pearson, with the I'eielstet sod coimimittc., had worked with a will, and cevesythling was in good orlder. The trains were well patronised, :and the country people attended in force from many miles around. Our local exhibitors scoredt well, and our )Dan denong spsrts \V re Ie articularly suc E1? 1, I llt? r ? ; mB'*? l ua)lllltlplH?tb OlO.1 rcmounltl,- Vi:s.!l , 1 It, llrke 2; pony nbron n ow 1s .2 (i ..- 11 Irstti. . Mis I 8 . ; po y, t ' " .s . (ris hl.r.) --s I. "[}I:~'? I s , A ( mms ('ll ti sit n u l 'sn I n1: I.I W h" ta I, ss I' / lirtes ' t i t t,y, 1l 'su --11 Kelh' 1, .1 S Bree h.'rd? 2; ipony, 13 ?l.H. - ''sut tr n s'hilhp I, \ Al.:raw s ; bul s hor., t5 be drivtn-D J ImouJke 1, F t I']ls :2 ; !atlles blacknl:, to bt, ...
DANDENONG POLICE COURT. (Before Messrs Harris, P.M, Dr. Taylor and Mr H. A. Lousada, J's.P.) LICENSING COURT. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 19 March 1914
DANDENONG POLICE COURT. (iBefore Messrs IHarris, P. , Dr. Taylor ani Mr I. .\. Loiada, J's.P.) IC? I;N SI. N. Ci I:T. Jo.siah Ilydn Steele app!ied to have the license of the Cardinia Park IIotel transferrsed to him from Mr Young.--Granted. IP'atrick John Kenncedly applied for a transfer of the Nar-Nar-Goon lIotel from Michael O'rien. GI anted. Charls \\'illiam Spooner applied for a transfcr of the license of the R Iyal IHo:l, D)andenong, lfrom IMrs Ma\ i rloi iiaiiC c "rr(i.- -ki a;n ei. Gcrtrude E rmily Kilroy applied fur a transfer ot the Motor Club :otel, Cranhourne fiomn J. O'Biien. -Granted. PT'rTTV SISION S. Joseph Miller was charged with latit drunk on thu 14th Marchi at 1 )andenonlg. SStio,-r Constaillc \Warren proved the otff.:nce, and the offender was ordered to pay los doctor's fees, and 1 was dii'charg"ld. J. iB. l'ot. v. E.. J. VWilliams. I,:fault -;m ;-on, ,t 3s 3-d,-Order Vilh r scc . 1 . l'cd' r . .J. 1. liall.- Ad joll:red fr rr 4 days. SJ. D. I;Ositr v. J. S. Covlc...
PERSONAL. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 19 March 1914
PERSONAL. The Rev. Father Cusack, who has charge of the Iona Parish, has bern under medical care for some time past, but was able to be present at the Kooweerup Sports on Monday last, and looks well after his recent indisposition, and took a lively in teeist in the sports. Mr R. A. Colenso has been elected a councillor for the South Riding of the Dandenong Shire, vice Cr McLeod, resigned. Mr Jas. O'Shea, who has been second in command to AIr Geo. Talbot, I-J.T., at the Dandenong State School, where there are over 500 scholars, has been promoted to the position of head teacher to the Linton State School. While con gratulating Mr O'Shea on his pro motion we regret very much that he is leaving Dandenong, not only be cause he is a stirlinrr ni'nc-l teacher, but also because socially he will be missed by our townspeople, and we feel sure Mr and Mrs O Shea will be sorry to leave us. Edward Garner, retired blacksmith of Dandenong, who died on IFebru. ary 6, I9p4, left by will dated Janu ar...
TERRIER AS TELEPHONE [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 19 March 1914
TEIIIER A\S TELEPIIHONE "Floss." a six-year-old Irish terrier. belonging to MIr. E. Woodward, a frulterer's tarlman, of MIanastleld (Notts). regularly acts as a letter carrier for her master (says "The Daily Mlal" of January 12). Sho accompanies him on all, his iourneys, and is often employed in taking written messages to his place of business and bringing back the nswer, tHer best performance was the double journey in a snowstorm be tween Manstield and Mr. Woodwird's home at Sutton, three miels away. Th" answer arrived in an hour. 'the dog is also used by a football team to take the half-time and full :imo scores of their matches from the cround to an inn.
SIR ARTHUR SULLIVAN'S ORDEAL [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 19 March 1914
SIR Ar~TI[UIt SULLIVAN'S ORDEAL The death of Mr Francois Cellier. the Savoy conductor (says "The Westmin ster Gazette") recalls a dramatic epi sode associated with the production of "Iolanthe" in 1882. That opera was the first of the Gilbert and Sullivan series produced at the Savoy, and Sir Arthur Sulllvan had arranged with .Mr.Celller personally to conduct the lirst perform ance. On the morning of the day fixed for the production Sir Arthur was a comparatively rich manl, so successful had been the four operas which had preceded "Iolanthe"; but Just as he was about to lepve honme for the Savoy news reached him of the bankruptcy of the firm entrusted with his investments, and with that bankruptcy the whole of his savings disappeared. But in spite of this heavy blowtv he went to the theatre and conducted "Iolanthe" be fore a crowded audience, which little knewv that the famous composer was then as poor as the lowliest scene shifter behind the-scenes.
COURT OF ARCHES LOST RECORDS DISCOVERED [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 19 March 1914
COURT OF ARCIIES LOST RECORDS DISCOVERED At a dinner of the Authors' Club on Monday (says "The Times" of Janu ary 16) Sir Lewis Dibdln, K.C., Dean of the Arches, gave an extraordin arily Interesting account of the ad ventures of the lost or forgotten re cords of the Court of Arches. These records, which were kept in various places after the Fire of London, were removed in 1865 from St. Paul's Cathedral to Lambeth Palace, where they lay buried for nearly 40 years "in a dcelep stratum of London soot andti dust!" and the nature and value of their contents have only just been discovered. Ol becoming Dean of the Arches In 1903 Sir Lewis Dlbdin did what he could to explore the room in which the documents were kept; but it was not until the sulimmer of last year, when he was helped by the Rev. Claude Jenkins, librarian of Lambeth, that he was able to go through them. They cover a period of 200 years. from 1610 to 1856, anld provide a set of precedents, about 2000 in number, de cided In the...
The Great Montamor Case. CHAPTER XVIII. THE GAUNTLET IS CAST. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 19 March 1914
The Great Montamor Case. By ALICE M. DIEHL, Authoreass of "The Knave of Hearts," CHAPTER XVIII. THiE GAUNTLET IS CAST. It was a sultry sunmer day; the sun poured down on the pavements with merciless power. The grass in the parks was visibly browning. The, busy thoroughfares were crowded in the shade--emopty but for a few pedestrians where the sunshine blis tered and frizzled. GOwendolen Htalldare sat at her writing-table in her shady drawing room, shady because of wetted tat ties and outside blinds. Lilies and white sweet peans, with ferns, were in the bowls and vases. A little fountain fed with rose-water played in the shaded balcony-a new idea of hers. Its trickling suggested cool ness, just as in the dining-roonm be low the big lumps of ice among ferns not only suggested cold, but temn pered the heat. .That day everything connected with Lord Montamor seemed to her clear as the purest crystal. She was "- misoerable. .\An active tight was at SK work within her between the part of :...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 19 March 1914
Disordered Liver. " For disorders of the liver and stomach there is no better medicine than Chamber. lain's 'Tablel," writers Mlrs Mlargaret J. Wat. son, Emerald, Q. " I suffered with bad head aches caused by a ditordered lier. Hearing my customers speak so highly of Chamber. lain't Tablets, I thought [ would try what they would do for me. After the first few doses I notLiced an improvement and after I Irad taken a couple of boxes, found myself quite relieved of headaches, which have not returncd."'-Sold by all storekeepers and chemists. Take No Other. For nine yearn I have suffured with a liver disorder and tried numerous medicines, ob taining very little reilt, writes M!iss flsther J. Coles, .laj r's Creek, N..W,. After tnking Chamberlair'r Tablets regularly for a fort. night I found I wans greatly bencfited, and am now comb!etely restored to Ihealth. My father, who is 79, is an innvalid, and is troubled with constipation, but has obtained I the greatest beonefit fro n Chtamberlni...
MEN AND DYNAMITE SOUTH AFRICAN LABOR TROUBLES [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 19 March 1914
MEN AND DYNAMITE SOUTH AFRICAN LABOR TROUBLES (By Stephen Black, In "The Dally Mail.") The present trouble on the Rand, from where is drawn practically the whole of the world's regular gold supply, originated largely In the tragic deeds of last July 4 and 5. It may vaguely lhave come from still farthler back, but shatpo and definition emerged six months ago. South Africa, the graveyard of states men's reputations, has problems which no other country on earth possesses; and the wisest men have failed time and again to cope with themn. Certainly thile Botha Government prior to last July understood little of the liand's real soul; tile soul of a wild, reck less race of metn jumbled together tlnong scholars, mining mnlathcmatl clans, younger sons, and other remit tance men. Tile same spirits that re belled against the Kruger Governmtent and the children of these menr are on the Ranld to-day; and thile fatality of their affairs is that they are governed as Kruger governed them-from a tow...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 19 March 1914
WE LSBACH THE WORLD'S BEST FOR COUNTRY LIGHTING. Air Gas Machines. The Welsbach Air Gas Mla chine is so selm pie that achlld can work it with impunity, Suitable for .Lighting, Heat. ?ng and Cook Ing. We guar antee satisfac tion with 9ll our Machines, and to prove this we will put a machine in for one month free oflcharge, and if not suit able, will remove same free of al) -zost to.you. Write for Cat~logue. WELSBACH LIGHT COMPANY OF AUSTRALASIA LIMITED, 380 LONSDALE ST,, MELBOURNE. PUCCINI INSPIRED BY BARGES s.lnor Giacomo Puccini. the famous I'tafn gVnF?t--I.?,.hn ha. beenf la?,: lng of the Gods," which Sir Herbert Tree is reviving at His Majesty's Thea tre, for the composer is in search of a subject for a new opera. "The chief reason for my presence In London to-day." he said to a "Daily Express" representative. "is pressure of private business. But. at the same time, whenever I come to London I am always glad of the opportunity to visit the theatres, for I am a great admirer of th...
DARING OPERATION KNIFE FOR TUBERCULOSIS [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 19 March 1914
DARINiG OPERATION KNIFE FOR TUBERCULOSIS Tremendous strides have been made of late years in the treatment of tuber culosis (says "Lloyd's WTcekly News" of January 18), and one of the greatest appears to have been due to the sur geons at Guy's IRospital, who, greatly daring. are declared to hav'e made a remarkable advance in the treatment of certain forms of disease. Recent researches have led doctors to suppose that many conditions of chlronic ill-health, such as nervous deb!lity, rheumatism, and other disorders, are due to poisoning set up by unhealthy conditions of the large intestine, and it has even been suggested that the lowering of vitality resulting from such poisoning is favorable to the develop mnent of cancer and tuberculosis. It was felt that if the large intestine could be safely removed the result would be a tendency to healthy longe vity in the individual; but surgeons were deterred from the obvious opera tion by a knowledge of other functions performed by this part o...
STRAIN ON THE NAVY POSITION DISCUSSED. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 19 March 1914
STRAIN ON THIE NAVY POSITION DISCCUSSED. (By Rear-Admiral A. T. Mahan, in "The Dally Mall.") The naval position of Great Britain is a composite of two distinct factors. These are the general international situation, in so far as Great Britain may be therein involved by her inter eats or her dangers, and the amount 'of naval force disposable to secure those interests and to meet those dan gers. These two things represent tilhe defensive and offensive elements of a military situation. At the present moment tile mere security of the British Islands Is con. ceived to be so far Imperilled that it has prompted a radical change In the distribution of the British Navy, the leading feature of which is the con centration around the islands them selves of a very large majority of the battleship force. Subordinate to this, but directly related to it, has been the wtthdrawal-the drawing back-of the Mediterranean Fleet from Malta to Gibraltar as Its definite headquarters. Students of military his...
BITTERN. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 19 March 1914
BITTERN. The limelight has ceen on again and fires have been burning in all directions. Western 1'ark owned by Mr Buick. lost 30 acres of grss, and the Home stead was saved only through a big body of fire fighters from the 2naval Base. A fierce fire bnrned close to Stacey's store, crossed Warrender pad docks. Mallenson's and Merry's dwell ings had a hot time, and Mr Jessup lost a large stack of hay. By good fortuno it was insured. His house had a narrow escaFo. The contract to metal the Hastings to Bittern road from Warrendito Creek has been let to the Albion Quarry Co., at about £1700, for 1. miles. Other tenders for the Flinders road have also been dealt with. Foxes aro very much alive here; driven out by tires they) have taken to hen roosts, and several poultry yards havo been visited and their occupants slaughtered; however, friend fox has been too eager, and several of his kind havo been laid out, and te pretty The Ladies of St. Andrew's Church of England hare formed a Guild, t...
NARRE WARREN. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 19 March 1914
*e****** -0--· NARE wARRE N. Theo annual meeting of the subhcribers of the mechanics' instituteo and free library was held recently. Mr. G. W. Robinson presided. The secrotary and treasurer presented the following re port and balance sheet:--Receipts for the year, £35/17/1; expenditore, £50/16/2. otal receipts, £1.041tg9/1 balnuce, £24/1219. Number of bcoks is library, 1185 ; visitors to ihbi my, 1209. The following oflice-bearers were elected:-Presidect, Mr. 0. W. Robin son; rice-presidents, Messrs W. Randlo and A. Asling; secretary and treasurer, Cr I.. LI. Kerr committee, Cr W. G. a'Ueckett, J.P., Messrs S. E. Winter, E. H Battersby, E. Aaling and A Winter; auditor, Mr. W. B. Martin. Mr and Mrs W. \at-on and family, whlo are leaving Rcchallen to zesitlo in Yannathan, wvere tendered a farewell social in the mechanics' on Wednesday. A very large number assembled to show their token of respect to the rlguests of the evening, who always proved themselves good friends and ex collent n...
RABBIT POISONING. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 19 March 1914
RABIBIT POISONING, Though it hbus been proved over and over again that rabbits will take poisoned apples at any season of tho year if pro perly educated by free feeding, it has also been founo that thcy toake it more ravernously and witll less ecuticcmcnt at this tinme of tlae year alhen pasture is parched and dry. This being so, landowners and occupiers should avail theniselees of the opportunity now afforded by the present weather condi. tionus by tholroughly poisoning their respective properties with apples, free feeding at least three times in succes sion, and on the fourth night laying the Ipoisoned bait. Cut the apples into cubes someshat larger than a dice. Ule 1 oz. of strychnine to 10 or 1l2lbs of cut apples and sprinkle it on with a pepper casteror somei other suitablo instrument, stirring all the while so as to distribute the poison evenly through the apples. Lay the baits in a freshly mado furrow, which must be made on their feeding grounds from Gin. to 3ft. apart, accor...
OFFICER. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 19 March 1914
OFFICER. At th' bazaar recently hold in aid of Officer hall between £75 aud £80 wafs cleared, and special thanks are due to the ladies for the good work cone by them in mankinig suchl a big success. Tbereo are not many hamlets that conhi do as well ThIere wA.s also a ball on February 13, the musi: beinig provided by a string band. The hail was crowded, and a splendid evening was spent, tihe hall being lit up well with Gloria lighlts. With a Gloria lamp on the road and thle hall lights, one would have almost imagined we had electricity in Officer. The sourveying of the new road fromnt Officer to Upper Beaconstiold hlas been completed. and a grant of t150 from the Government secured. The grade is 1 in 40, biclh will make a splendid road.