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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 1 September 1914
Important to Ladies.. Ladies, is vour health causing you any anxiety, have you been disappointed in the non-appearance of baby, or *re you dreading an operation ? If worried from any of these causes we strongly advise you to consult the highly qualified lady representative of the "Natura" Health Co., .Melbourne, on her next visit to BENAU/A. She will be pleased to advise you regarding your health, and esplain how good health may be restored to you by means of the wonderful "Natura" Home Treat ment, that has cured so many thousands of women and girls. The advice will cost you nothing, and may save you years of suffering. The visit takes place on TUESDAY and WEDNESDAY, 22nd and 23rd SEPTEMBER, when the Co's representative may be seen at the Beualla Hotel from 10 to 6.30. I She will carry a full supply of medicines. Meanwhile send 2d. postage for free Health Guide to Dept. BE1, "Natura" Health Co., 49 Elizabeth Street, Mel bourne. Only Address.
Desperate Charge. [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 1 September 1914
Desperate Charge. An eye witness of the last stand of the British garrison against the Germans said itretnindedahim of Rorke's Drit. Drift. The Uhlans charged down a street leading to a British position, and charged to the very muzzles of the guns. ; Red Cross Treachery. Survivors state that the Germans mounted quickfirers in Red Cross waggons so as to be able to get closer to the Allies lines. A gunner who was shot in both legs summed up the episode thus: " The Germans won't be so cock sure next time ; we gave them hell."
Correspondence. A FALSE RUMOR. TO THE EDITOR. [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 1 September 1914
Correspondence. ■ A FALSE RUMOR. TO THE EDITOR. Sir,—A statement is gaining local currency to the efLct that all State Government officials had been directed to contribute 2}4 per cent, of the salaries to the war fund. As this false rumor may have originated In a remark made by me at the recent patriotic meeting, I would be grateful if you would allow me space to say that uo such direction emanated from headquarters. The sta"tement" fl made was' that at a meeting of Civil Servants held in Melbourne it was suggested by the members themselves that they should contribute voluntarily to that extent. There has been no thought of coercion, and certainly no necessity for it. Thanking you in anticipation. -Yours, &c., JOHINT SEBIRE.
OBITUARY. Mrs. B. LAWLESS. [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 1 September 1914
OBITUARY. Mrs. B. LAWLESS. A very old and respected resident of Benalla West, Mrs B. Lawless, relict of the late Mr M. Lawless, passed away at her residence on Sunday at the ripe old age of 81 years. The members of ber family are all highly respected. The re mains were interred iu the Benalla Cemetery yesterday, when Rev. Fathec Ajmstrong officiated. Mr Abbott had charge of the mortuar ies.
Benalla Shire Council. YESTERDAY. [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 1 September 1914
Benalla Shire Council. YESTERDAY. There wr.-e present:—Cr. C!eary, Pre sident, in the choir, and Crs. Dwan, Guppy, Dallas, Sadler, Matliieson, Cunningham, Smith, Husband, Dun lop, Harrison, Tonkin, Burncss, Benui sou, Cook, ENGINEER'S REPORT. Central Riding. 1. Instructions have been issued to carry out drainage works in Barkly and M'Kellar streets ; also similar works in Thomas and Ben- ; son streets, ana near Casey's.— j 2. Various road sections have been re-formed and water-tables cleaned out by the road machine Devenish Riding. 3. As instructed I have arranged for the necessary work to be car ried out on Croucher's road.— 4. I beg to suggest that tenders be called for stone crossings ^where required on section recently formed by the road machine ; also for box j ing and metalling short section on ; the Shepparton road, near Cook!.« 5. The President, Cr. Cook and I recently met residents at Coombe's lane. Li connection with this visit tenders will be called returnable for next me...
Football. [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 1 September 1914
Football. The semi-final fixtures in con nection with the Yarrawouga As sociation were arranged on Satur day evening. Benalla play Yarra wonga at Mulwala on Saturday next, and St. James v. Mulwala at Yarrawonga on the 12th inst, The gate is fixed at Is. A one-sided match was played at Mulwala on Saturday between the Benalla and local teams, A strong breeze blew into the eastern goal all the afternoon, and having won the toss the visitors naturally took the advantage offered. It was sim ply impossible to play agaiust such odds. Benalla scored 10 goals 2 b to nil in the first term. The home team could not respond when it came their turn for the breeze, only securing 1 goal out of nine shots. Thus at half-time the scores gave Benalla a lead of 48 points. In the third term the visitors only added two goals 3 behinds, while Mul wala forced a sixer in the very teeth of the gale. Mulwala tried desperately to wipe out the grea score against them, but their shoot ing was erratic, and the gam...
Mr. W. WOODWARD. [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 1 September 1914
Mr, W. WOODWARD. Mr Wm. Woodward, a well lenown farmer 1 u ibc Upoi ipol poo' district, died on Friday from heart failure. He leaves a grown-up family. The mortal ltiuains were interred iu the Btnalla Ctmettry ou Sunday, when Rev. P. J. Ed wards conducted the burial setvice. Mr W. Abbott was the undertaker.
£5,000 A WEEK FROM A CAMERA. AMAZING CINEMA PROFITS. [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 4 September 1914
£5,000 A WEEK FROM A CAMERA. amazing cinema profits. Had' it not been for tho ingen ious brain of Mr. Edison, tho pro duction of moving j>ictures would have been delayed for years, if not for all time. Other men—Mr. East man, of Kodak fame and fortune, and an Englishman named Blair, who in 1S89 amalgamated with Mr. Eastman—invented the celluloid film, but they had no suitable camera. Then Mr. Edison leapt into tho cinematograph arena and produced the pioneer moving-picture camera. Edison's solution of thu problem, according to his biographer, "invited the production of a Kodak in which from twenty to forty pictures should be taken in cach second, and with, such fineness of adjustment that each should exactly coincide with its predecessors, even when subjected' to tho test of enlargement by pro jection. . This, however, was finally accomplished, and in the summer of1 1889 the first modern moving-picturo camera was made." From that day to this the Edison camera has been the accepte...
England's Growing Wealth. END OF POVERTY PROPHESIED. [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 4 September 1914
/.England's Growing Wealth. END OF POVERTY PROPHESIED. Sir George I'aish, editor of the "Statist," ami one of the greatest living authoritiss on economic pro blems, made a remarkable prophecy on Tuesday in the course of an address following the annual dinner of the Political and Economic Cir cle of tho National Liberal Club. The economic condition of the British people at the present time, he said, is one of great strength, and the course of events shows con clusively that as the years pass by it will become even stronger. Wo may now look forward with confi dence to a timo in tho not fur dis tort future when the incomes ol everyone will be over tho poverty line,' and when even the poorest will bo . able to participate in the great wealth wo are accumulating from yeaf to year and from generation to generation. Sir George's prophecy had*a strong bearing upon the introduction of Mr. -Lloyd George's great Budget. Can the country, he asked, afford to spend the 210 millions a yoar which i...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 4 September 1914
Important. We direct your attention to the reward of ,£10 offered in our adver tising columns. For Chronic Chest Complaints, Woods' Great Peppermint Cure 1/6, JiS. WEiTHERILL, BAKER, PASTRYCOOK AND . CONFECTIONER. (Two Doors from National Bank.) CATERING CATERING For Socials, Wedding Breakfasts, SATISFACTION GUARANTEED. Business Notices. HERBAL COUGH KALSAM Has a bite with it which cuts away your cou^h as you swallow it. Pleasnnt to take, children do not refuse it. It lins sto&d a teat of 20 years. It is steadily adding to its reputation. We receive orders from customers all over the country. It is always fresh and reliable. It wni. do you good. VICTOR SAY, CHEMIST. BENAL1,A. p D b'l I C NOTICE J AS. KENNY, : Begs to.notify the public that he hps Purchased the . CARRYING. BUSINESS Ol' MR. A. A. WITHERS. : Prompt and. Careful Attention given to all Orders Deliveries in Town or Country. OS O S OF T Fop the Hands, IS a pure, genuine, Toilet preparation, which removes all roughn...
GENERALS WHO HAVE MADE HISTORY. WHEN SOLDIERS DEFIED GOVERNMENTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 4 September 1914
* GENERALS WHO HAVE MADE HISTORY. * * WHEN SOI/D175KS DEFIED GOVEItNiMENTS. For a precedent to the sensational I action of General Gough ami tho I o icors in Ireland, who resigned ! their commissions, one hns to go back to the American Civil War of m?15' ^h°n a large numbcr of Dri- , tish officers, including several gcn co.o;is[8e!used t0 scrvo aeainst thB Lord North was Prime Minister at tho time, and when war was do clared and the Americans decided to tw ^ Independence, they found they had many, friends in the army In Britain-officers of every grade, who were distinguished for refiiKPrt Td- nbiIil-V' an'! who flat,y Am 1° SCrV0 flS"inst them, j Among these officers were Yice-Ad miral Keppol. Oenernl Sir Jeflrev Amherst aml . General Conway, I «h? "lUmately became field-marl S"S'Urd.. Effingham. Lord Freder- 1 son faTtSh' ^ L°rd PUt' j son of tho Karl 0f Chatham. rhese were lmt a few of the dis tinguished men who refused to fight gainst America, because, as Gen eral Conway afterwar...
BETTING ON A SURE THING. [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 4 September 1914
BETTING ON A SUKE THING. " Woman," remarked Mr. Goc^cling, is Heaven's best gift to man, but whe ther it means a married woman or not, I am not so certain. Now, there's my wifeI'vo knowu a good many womon in my time, and I don't think I'd lie; willing to change her for an.v_ woman K ever met, saw or heard of. I'm willing to make her many concessions^ as mo=t men, hut I really think there is u liinit that any reasonable woman ought *o .ibscive. Not that my wife is not as reasonable as any other married wo man, mind you, for she is. Hut th.'ic aro times when she makes mrn fini lit tho strict accuracy of the (.ime-liiinnuml naxim l have quoted. "Now, for instnnce, the otlici d;iv I nras doing something or other in tlrf house, like a man has n right to do rn his own premises, and, just as - men sometimes do, I put my finger whom 1 had no business to put it, and/ hit it .vith tho hammer. ■ "'Well,' I said to myself, though my •vifo was sewing'Jy tho window* 011 the ilhcr side of the room...
Away With the Warts. [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 4 September 1914
Away With the Warts. Warts arc not necessarily malign, but they arc disfiguring, and should bo banished from tho body by pro per treatment, although tho ugcd aro recommended not to apply this without medical supervision. Dr. Felix Szontagh recommends quite a novel treatment. It con sists in covering the wnrt arid the surrounding skin, to tho width of 1 centhncter, with ordinary caout chouc . plaster for weeks—even, if necessary, for two or three months.. When tho plaster bocomcs loose it must be removo.l anil ro;>Ia:ed i;y a new piece. Tho oliwtyr is to be changed once in threo or four days. Any adherent residua is to bo re moved with ether or potr il, cr.r&lt;> being taken that neither the part nc-r tho skin is rubbed energetically, Itcctiuse irritation "f tho skin raw delay the disappearances. Pr. Szon tngli cannot explain the aition of his simplo method >r its excellent results, but it is certainly pilii ient. CORNS ALSO CONSIDERED. • Commenting on '.he new treat...
THE WOMAN WHO TRIES BUSINESS. [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 4 September 1914
THE WOMAN WHO TRIES BUSI NESS. . If a woman is ever to retain hoi' pre sent position in the business world, Kile must look to it that she makes her value felt. She lias many advantages. She is punctual, painstaking, paUvnt of monotony, amenable to discipline, ready and willing; .indeed, she errs, as a rule, rather from excess of zeal than from its defect. But she 1ms two things to learn; First, that her health- is iter greatest capital; and, secondly, that to rise above mediocrity it. is necossarj to think for yourself. For this lasv shortcoming her educators, must have much to answer for; but it cannot be too clearly understood tint in Iht; struggle for existence there is no room for tho typist who has not at any r.itc the intelligence of the average criu posilor, nor for the secretary who for gets to post important letters, or in closes tho loiter to '"Dear Jlr. A." :n tho envelope addresed to ''Mrs. B." It is lapses of this sort which "jir.r at present so much of woman's work, a»...
THE DAIRY. 27 COWS NET OWNER £160 IN ONE MONTH. [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 4 September 1914
THE DAIRY, t — 27 COWS NET OWNER £160 IN ONE MONTH. It was recently my pleasure, as re- j presentative of the Oklahoma Agri->j cultural College, to supervise the testing of five cows in the American Jersey, Cattle Club's .Register of Mer it, Nowata County, Oklahoma. This 1 Jersey herd which consists of some thirty head of cows and an equal number of calves and yearlings, is recognised as one of the best in Okla- ■ homa, and with its strain of good producing show animals will no doubt very shortly rank with the best Jersey farms in America. At the head of this herd is Finan cial' Countess's Lad, who was grand champion bull at the 1912 Iowa Dairy Cattle Congress. This was the largest and most strongly contested dairy cattle show ever held in Amer ica. In selecting Financial Countess's Lad, Mr. Jones obtained a bull that is not onlj a great show animal, but one that is also a prepotent breeder. His dam, Financial Countess, one of the greatest- Jersey cows ever impor ted, made 9351b....
MAXIMUS. [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 4 September 1914
*1 MAXIMUS. t hold him great who, for lovo'a sake.; I Can give with generous, earnest will) Yet he who takes for love's siveet sakii I think I hold more generous stiil.. I bow before tfce noble minil That freely sonio great wrong for gives; Yet nobler is the one forgiven .Who bears that burden «eJ! :.nd liven It may be hard to gain, nnd.still ■ To keep a lonely, steadfast heart; .'Yet he who loses hiis to.fill A liarcjor uud a truor'p«rt.-r'--" • ■ Glorious it is to wear, the-crown . Of a deserved and pure success; He who knows how to fail has won A crown whose lustre is not less. Great may lie be who can command. And rule with just and- tender sway; Yet is diviner wisdom taucht Better by him who can obey. Blessed are they who (iie for God And earn the martyr's crcwn of light . Yet he who lives for God may lie K greater conqueror in His sight. —Adelaide Proctor.
THE FARM SEPARATOR. [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 4 September 1914
THE FARM SEPARATOR. I The farm separator . has come to stay, consequently the conditions un dcr which the machine does its clean est work should be understood. Even temperature. and even speed, are Imperative if we'would do the best work. Separators should be checkcd occasionally in their work so ■as to guard against a loss of fat. Formerly tin average Joss of .12 to .15 fat left in skim-milk was consid ered fairly good.-At the present timi a loss of over .5 is thought bad. It pays to watch closely, the separator. It must be borne ' in • minxl tint a slight loss in s'-imming reaches a prodigious amount in the course of a year. | There is no machine used on the form ns much as the hand separator; hence, the importance of securing a good one and keeping it in the beBt of order. Separate the cream from the milk at a consistency producing approxi mately about ton gallons of creirn from every hundred gallons of milk. Cool the cream immediately after the separation. Tanks of cold water ar...
MIGHT HAVE KNOWN IT. [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 4 September 1914
111UHT IVAVli-KNOWN IT. On a. blazing hnt.da.v last summei, there arrived flt n niiHlin cr.inp in Ire land a huge, iron hci.'nr, wh.eh was t« ba utiliEed for storing water.. The rii*» tance from the railway siding to tht camp being short, it wl3 'decided to , put the boiicr on a large waggon, and ; to have it drawn by the nii'iliainen te the site fixed,upon. Strong ropes wero attached to.the waggon, and foon n large body of mea wero tugging and (draining to their, ut most to move the_weighLy load to itj destination, but owing to tho had road i\nd extreme heat • very slow progress was made. This irritated the subal terns who. were, superintending, mid they began to.run..dons (he linns ol' per.spiring men and to upbraid them W not making stronger droits, Just after issuing sumo orders in a very impatient tone, one of tho officeri stepped to one side anil stood watch'ng. While thus standing he was appronchod by 'a: native of. the-district, who had been keenly watching the operation)). ...