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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Rainbow Argus — 7 March 1914
WELSBACH THE WORLD'S BEST FOR COUNTRY LIGHTING. Air Gas Machines. The Welsbach Air Gas Ma chine is so eim pie that a child can work it with Impunity, Suitable for Lighting, Heat ing and Cook ing. We guar antee satisfac tion with all our Machines, and to prove this we will put a machine in for one month free of charge, and if not suit able, will remove same free of all *ost to you. Write for Catalogue. WELSBACH LIGHT COMPANY OF AU8TRALA8IA LIMITED, 380 LONSDALE ST., MELBOURNE.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Rainbow Argus — 7 March 1914
Sliire of Dimboola. £5 Reward. 'TUIE above reward will be paid for JL information that will lead to the conviction of persona placing rubbiah in any other place than the rubbish depot at Kainbow, after thfa date. By order, H. D'ALTON, 1/8/13. Shirs Secretary. mn& Winter Season In thanking the residents of Rainbow and district for * their liberal support during the past season, A. G. Strauss begs to announce that he will be opening the . winter stocks of new season's goods on or about the 1st March. Very great care has been taken in selecting this season's goods, and a very tip-top and up-to-date selection has been made. During the next fortnight goods are to arrive direct from the manufacturers in Manchester. This season we have bought direct from England so we are now in the position of being able to give our clients the latest and most fashionable goods at the lowest possible cost. We have saved the middleman's profit ana can there fore give it to you. Just to hand—New Sea...
A SMART COAT AND SKIRT. [Newspaper Article] — Rainbow Argus — 7 March 1914
A SMART COAT AND SKIRT. The new autumn coats have cuta way lines and low-crossing wide rev ers. Their collars are usually wide with points on the shoulders, and their backs either hang plain and loose or are slightly held in by n belt. The coat showing here is very new and the revers may 'be rolled to the throat If preferred. The skirt Is a smart and practical two-piece model w with a raised waistline, and left open for a few inches at the lower part to give the popular slash effect that is comfortable in a walking skirt. M. Thorp and Co., sole agents, 191 Collins-street, Melbourne, have But :erick's paper patterns, coat 6319 in sizes from 32 to 42 inches 'bust mea sure, and skirt 6437 in sizes 22 to 34 inches waist measure. Price lOd. each posted.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Rainbow Argus — 7 March 1914
YOUNG BROTHERS, Auctioneers, Stock and Station Agents, v;.,." ——- 1.——— —p ihfs e denote places r/h&lt;-rv Young BrQS j have Branches £ Satis. Yards. Crosses a denote pfaccs whei-e Young WKaIt OFFrcfts^ Isreliasi Ifelii § Hamillfiri BRANClITiS, Rainbow, Castertori, Tera'ig, ?ilurlpfi, Minyip,' Wariacknabeal, •Eeuir.h/ Kupanyup, Dimboola, Goroke.AianVt. lyatimuk, l)oriald, Jcparit & ivaiiiva. '' ' •" :: Agencies '/ Strathdownie,' Lake Eolac, Banyena, ]?enshurst, Balmoral, Uopetouu.* Auction and Clearing Sales conducted ;!l''inany part of the State"and South" Australia;' LANI) SALES. A, SPECIALITY. Rucking arrangements Jllfde lor Fat * • 'Stocky g'oing- 'to '•Bnllarat'-' and ' •' •• ;Melbournc Markets.; ; ,--i Unlimited Amounts of:Trust Wpne}; to '• ' Lend at'Ruling lUttes. ": ;i v - - ' AG.KXTS b'OLt iicnriVF. XaseeMos, Aueiin A Go.,' Wool J li'i'okers, Gcelo»g and.Ivit\ (.>0unni i-iid business arranged • with'' the leading firms" pi'- -AuefiOne.cra in ' . N.S.W. a...
TRAMPS IN FRANCE LAWS SEVERE [Newspaper Article] — Rainbow Argus — 7 March 1914
TRAMPS IN FRANCE LAWS SEVERE "Since November 15 every tramp and vagabond found wandering In France has been taken Into the police stations to be measured and photographed, and sent out with a document giving all particulars regarding their persons and past record," says "The Daily Graphic." "This paper they must produce at any moment for verification. All this is in accordance with a law passed in 1912 making1 it compulsory for three classes who habitually use the roads to so re gister themselves. These classes arc itinerant dealers and pedlars at fairs and markets and tramps and vaga bonds. "Regarding the first two classes, the new law is more protective than vexa tious. Though they have to declare themselves, the mere production of their papers will at once show their bona fides, and a number which all must carry will allow headquarters to learn at once the history of all the wan dering family. These two classes have to obtain official books containing proofs of their identity, ph...
The Rainbow Argus PUBLISHED EVERY SATURDAY SATURDAY. MARCH 7, 1914. NEWS AND NOTES [Newspaper Article] — Rainbow Argus — 7 March 1914
PuBMsmsi) Evjcuy Saturday SATURDAY. MARCH 7, 1914. NEWS AND NOTES •• Residents of the Yaapeet, Nypo, - llopevale -and aiijacc.it districts will lie interested lo learn that a commence ment was made oil Thursday with the work of surveying the township allot ments oil the Turkey Bottom reserve, adjoining the Yaapeet railway station, ! It'is now generally.understood U\at the name of tko new township that will be built up at the terminus of the railway line will lie cal'.cd Yaapeet. On Wed nesday Mr. J. K. Boiton, who lias carried out many extensive surveys in I the Whnmera and Malice districts, arrived in Kainbow, and.on the follow ing day his party, comprising half-n .dozen employes, proceeded to Yaapeet, where they struck camp, and entered upon the usual p-eiiiainuries incidental to the survc-y. The townshipallotments I will be surveyed 011 the eastern side of the railway station, extending to the settled laud on the cast, and as far as ; Mr. A. 1*". Fischer's blacksmithing ; premise...
SOME DROWNING RELICS VALUABLE GIFT [Newspaper Article] — Rainbow Argus — 7 March 1914
SOME DROWNING RELICS VALUABLE GIFT Mr F. Herbert. Stead, presiding yes terday afternoon at the nineteenth an niversary meeting of the Browning Ilali Brotherhood, at the Browning Settlement, Walworth, intimated (says "The Daily Telegraph" of January 5) that a number of priceless Browning relics had been received from Mrs Bar rett Browning, daughter-in-law of the poet. I know no one with whom they would be held in more reverent keep ing than yours, for the work associated so closely with him and his." The gifts included: A soft black felt hat, marked in the leather lining "R.B."; within the lin ing. "R.B.'s last hat, worn in Venice— R.B.B.," in Robert Barrett Browning's handwriting. Marriage lines of Robert Browning and Elizabeth Barrett Moulton Bar rett, true copy of the entry in the reg ister of marriages, made September 12, 1846 (day of marriage), enclosed in an envelope on which is written in the poet's handwriting "certificate of mar riage and baptism.—R.B." (No cer tificate of b...
The Wheat Harvest [Newspaper Article] — Rainbow Argus — 7 March 1914
The Wheat Harvest The local wheat market yesterday was easier, the quotation being 3s 5d per bushel. At this figure several large parcels of stored wheat have changed bauds. The quantity at present con tained in the wheat stacks in the railway yard is 55,000 bags, whilst 10,000 bags have been despatched to the seaboard since the opening of the season. It is estimated that 95,000 bags of wheat have been delivered at the flour mills and the railway station during the present season, whilst 17,000 bags are stacked at Yaapeet and 5000 at Alba cutya. For the season 1912-13, 186,000 bags were received at Rainbow.
Bushranging Days. DOMINION MAN'S UNIQUE RECORD. SHELTERED AN OUTLAW. [Newspaper Article] — Rainbow Argus — 7 March 1914
Bushrang'ing Days. ? POMINTON JIAN'S UNIQUE IIE ' coup, SHELTERED AN OUTLAW. Probably the only man in New Zealand at the present time having ' the honour of being the holder ol j tho Cross ' of 'the' I.egion of Honor —the highest reward which a French man enn grvin—is Neville Hale Thornton. lie gained this distinc tion. whilst fighting for the French during , the Crimean War. Mr. Thornton " 'also" led an adventurous life in Australia' 'in' theearly days. "I joined' the mounted police at Adtlohg, New South Wales, " 'under Major Ilroug'iilon," said'Mr. Thorn ton to ah interviewer, "and was sent to"take chargc of the black '.Irackcr .station ut Misrrumlnilsoe.' On reach ing lay destination I found that I had six black trackers' atmy ser \ ice, I occupicd ' a' large hut, at tlfe bacli UT which v,-;>s a log build ing used as a lock-up. The Upper Dariing blacks wore:''very trouble some at this tini'6 ; on one occasion we were besieged for several days in a- log hut by "a large! party o...
A SUPERB BOUQUET. [Newspaper Article] — Rainbow Argus — 7 March 1914
A SUPERB BOUQUET. He was diffident and unversed Is society's vrays, but be was badly smitten with a reigning belle, and bod n-rved himself to woo and win. So he secured an introduction, and in due course went to pay his first call. lie thought it would halp him out a bit if ha took her some flowers, so ha bought a superb bouquet fox her. As ho rcahed the house, how ever, he remembered that she had a splendid conservatory, and he tried to think of a way out of the diffi culty. Suddenly hi recollected tha eaying ancnt "ta'-.in&lt;r coals to New castle," an.l determined to make use of it. Bat he was dreadfully ner vous. He broke into a cold sweat as he ran.» the bell, and when the di.inity appeared in the recoption: room bs didn't l.now whether h&lt; stood on his h;ad or on his heels. " I—I—thought-," he stammered, "that I would b—bring you a bou quet, b—but it's liUe costing p—p— pearls before swine !" To the consternation of the clergy man the country bride, who had b...
CHILDREN SOLD INTO SLAVERY [Newspaper Article] — Rainbow Argus — 7 March 1914
CHILDREN SOLD INTO SLAVERY . 4. Did you know that the selling ol ' Children into actual slavery still exists as a recognised institution in & civilised community ? The slavery referred to is a prac tice at Friedrichshafen, on the Lake of Constance, -where there is an an nual market for children. They are 6old outright by their parents to J peasant farmers from Wurtemberg, i Baden, and Bavaria, for a seaeoa's j work cn the farms. Here are seen I boys and girls from eleven years of age to sixteen—children, tor th&lt; most part, of Tyrolese woodsmen who are driven by sheer destitution to send their offspring to work '-for the farmers and receive the money — • tor them.' - • ' ' ' ' The children are gathered lose'her under the care of a priest and ta^en to the market, where they are put up at auction and inspected by pros pective purchasers li'&lt;e; so many cat tle. This year 125 boys and 20 girls were sold. Owing to the de mand the market was strong; a sturdy l...
Rainfall at Werrap [Newspaper Article] — Rainbow Argus — 7 March 1914
Rainfall at Werrap Mr. R. Staples, who has charge of the Government rain gauge at Werrap, has kindly furnished us with the official figures for the years 1913 and 1914, as follows January February March April - May .tune ♦ July August September October November December 1913 0.00 1.39 1.48 0.42 1.10 0.11 0.90 0.83} 3.11 *87 0.51 0.73 1914 0.23 Total 13.54}
Rainfall at Rainbow. AN INTERESTING COMPARISON. [Newspaper Article] — Rainbow Argus — 7 March 1914
' =** Rainfall at Rainbow. AN INTERESTING COMPARISON. The rainfall registered at Rainbow post office during the years 1912, 1913 and 1914, for the months specified, is as follows January February March April May - Jnne - July - August •Septembtr Octotor Norjember - -JJecember - 1912 191S 0.00 0.00 0.74 1.28 0.17 1.29 0.11 0.61 .08 1.32 2.03 0.02 1.67 0.59 1.34 0.62 2.60 3.04 .52 2.37 1.07 .32 1.48 .75 11.85 12.21 1914 0.32
The "Times" Testimonial. [Newspaper Article] — Rainbow Argus — 7 March 1914
The "Thrjgs" Tcstirnonisf. .On November 10, ISil, the com .mi.ttee which had been appointed VP consider what should be done with the testimonial subscribed, for by City and provincial companies and bankers, in grateful acknowledgment of a signal service rendered to the commercial world by the "Times" newspaper, announced their decision to an interested public. •This service afforded a very re markable instance of the power of tjb.e Press. Early in 1811 the I'aris correspondent of the 'Times " re ceived information of an enormous schcme that was said to he form i«g on the Continent to defraud by forgery all the influential bankers of Europe. The appearance of his let ter in the "Times," revealing the plot caused a tremendous sensation. To follow all the intricacies of the case and describe the results would be too tedious. Sufficient to say that an action for libel was brought against the proprietors of the "Times," and enormous expenditure was necessary in order to obtain evi dence ...
Magnifying 1,000,000,000,000 Times. [Newspaper Article] — Rainbow Argus — 7 March 1914
Magnifying /,000,000,ooo.ooo Times. Just imagine seeing things .through a magnifying glass millions and mil lions of times more powerful than the most powerful microscope on earth to-day. Imagine what a tiny drop of water would look like magnified until it appeared as big as the earth itself. ■ Up until a j very short time ago the spectro scope was the finest instrument of. analysis available for chemical ano scientific research. If, after vainly trying all other tests, the scientist .wished to know of what some mixed substance was made he burned it and converted it into gns and . directed a ray of the gas against a prism of glass> This prism broke the light up into a band pf colours streaked with dark lines. By examining the lines and the colours the scientists was able ■ jto tell. of what the burnt substance was composed. And now an instru ment which is declared to be , one million .times more exact than Ahe spectroscope is being test ed by Sir «J. j. Thomson, wliose recent res...
MAN IN THE FUTURE [Newspaper Article] — Rainbow Argus — 7 March 1914
MAN IN THE FUTURE "That man is formed for the future, that the very structure and shape o 1 his soul points and urges him onward, is, perhaps, the surest of all pledges about his future" (writes "J.B." in "The Christian World"). "Our fac ulties will find what they seek, what they seem made for. The eye finds light, the ear finds sound, the hand the thousand things that match its activities. "And man's prophetic element, as it develops, as it clears itself from the falsities which tempt its cruder efforts, as it learns its true nature and its true direction, will become more and more a pointer of the way. "The seer, what is he? Is he not just the man who sees deeper than others, more clearly than others; sees right into the heart of things, into the essential equality of being; one who, from an accurate knowledge of the great spiritual forces at work in the world, can predict how they will act, and what results will come from this action? This it is which has made the prophets—the tr...
Conference at Murtoa. DISTRICT AGRICULTURAL SHOWS THE DATES ALLOTTED. [Newspaper Article] — Rainbow Argus — 7 March 1914
Conference at Murtoa. j DISTRICT AGRICULTURAL SHOWS ! THE DATES ALLOTTED. The annual conference of district : Agricultural Societies was held at j Murtoa on Thursday. Delegates i were present from Rainbow, Messrs D. B. In lies and J. Sanders; Mur toa, Mr. M. Tobin (in. the cluiir), and Messrs. Krelle and E. S. Lee (secretary); Horsham, Messrs. J. W. Power, E. Dahlenburg, and S. Knight ; Nhill, Mr. John Young ; Dimboola, Messrs. Avery and C. J. Nicholls ; Warracknabeal, Messrs. C. Hewitt and W. Candy; Minyip, Mr. J. D. Heckle ; Jeparit, Messrs. A. Twartz and V. Patterson. Tho following dates of agricultural shows were agreed to: — Natimuk, 16th or 17th Sept. Rupanyup, 18th Sept. Horsham, October 1 and 2. Minyip, Octobsr G. Nhiil, October 7. Warracknabeal, October 9. Beulah, October 13. Dimboola, October 14. Hopetoun, October 16. Stawell, October 16. Jeparit, October 20. Murtoa, October 21. Rainbow, October 23.
HOMES WITHOUT DOORS [Newspaper Article] — Rainbow Argus — 7 March 1914
HOMES WITHOUT DOORS (By George A. Birmingham, in "The Daily tVlaU") Members of great and conquering na- ' tions are able to impose their own fav orite customs upon the peoples among ! whom they travel. The English, for in- I stance, have spread uie na.j.t or ur.lin ing tea in the afternoon all over Europe, forcing on extra meal every day on the naturally abstemious LaUii peoples. The Americans have insisted on having all the chief hotels in Europe heated to scuh ai extent that the origi nal inhabitants of the Continent go about gasping. The French, though they do not travel much, have taught everybody in the world to write lists of cooked food in their language and to call the lists menus. It is, I think, to the Germans that we owe the fact that wc can smoke in the restaurant-cara belonging to the International Company of Wagons-llts, in spite of notices put up in several languages forbidding the practice. But we others, who belong to small nations, have neither the power nor the ri...
Sports and Pastimes TENNIS [Newspaper Article] — Rainbow Argus — 7 March 1914
Sports and Pastimes TENNIS The match between Rainbow and Werrap played at Rainbow on Wednes day, resulted in a win for the home team by 130 games to 112 games.Scores: Mrs Wearnc and Miss Fischer lost to Mrs G. Perkins and Miss M. Chaplin. 2—G Mrs Wearne and Miss Fischer beat Misses L. Mitchell and M. Baker, 0—2 Mrs Wearne and Mis3 Fischer beat Misses E. and M. Barnes, C—2 Mrs Lutterell and Miss Gibson beat Mrs. G. Perkins and Miss N. Chaplin, 6—1. Mrs Lutterell and Miss Gibson beat Misses L. Mitchell and M. Baker, 6—2 Mrs Luttere.l aud Misa Gibson lost to Misses E. and M. Barnes, 3—G Mrs Walliss and Miss Young beat Mrs G. Perkins and Miss N. Chaplin, G—2 Mrs Walliss and Miss Young lost to Misses L. Mitchell and M. Baker, 3—G Mrs Walliss and Miss Young beat Misses E. and M. Barnes, 6—3 N. McLeod and Dr. Perrins beat It. Dunn and C. Barnes, 9—7 N. McLeod and Dr. Perrins beat A. Perkins and A. Hall, 9—G N. McLeod and Dr. Perkins beat G. Perkins and C. Helyar, 9—3 J."Wearne and C. Walte...