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THREATENED STRIKE OF WHEAT LUMPERS. DEMAND ACCEDED TO. Elmore, Jan. 7. [Newspaper Article] — Warrnambool Standard — 9 January 1914
THREATENED STRIKE OF WHEAT LUMPI'ERS. DEMAND ACCEDED TO. Elhnore, Jai. 7. A numberof wheat lumpers emplov ed at the railway station on Saturday last applied for an extra shilling per day, intimating that if their request were not acceded to they would de sist from further work. Subsequently the general body of lumpers met, andl proffered a similar demand, with n similar threat. The agents, after con ferring, decided to grant the increase demanded, making the wages 81 per day, and work lhas proceeded uninter ruptedly. The men who took the initial ste?s to secure the rise in wages had made arrangements to take up rabbit trap ping, and eren the intimation by the employers that their request was ac ceded to did not persuade them to abandon their trapping scheme. Any stoppage of work at the pre sent juncture would be calamitous,as the season is at its height, and heavy consignments of grain are going, for sward. Over 10,000 bags were despatch ed yesterday, equal to the whole .f last week...
THE BUTTER TRADE. REPORT OF MR. H. W. OSBORNE. GRADE BRANDING. II. [Newspaper Article] — Warrnambool Standard — 9 January 1914
THE BUTTER TRADE. -4-- REPORT OF MR. H. W. OSBORNE. GRADE BRANDING.. ·. . I. • - - , II. 'The Victorian Co-operative organis ations.have always been strong advo cates of arsystem of . grading butter for educational:i urposes by' Govern ment officials. Thie term, "coinpul- I sory grading," which is frequently used, is apt to convey a misleading I impression and to arouse the antagon ism of miiany people who object to con-. pulsion in any shape or form.A more accurate description would be "com- I pulsory education"; that is; inspection and grading by skilled experts, whose reports as to quality would be furn ished promptly to the manufacturers and foilowed up by instructors visit ing faptories and farms to ascertain, alid if possible, to remedy the causes responsible for the productioii of .n fervor butter. There is a consensus of opinion that such a system is highly desirable; but it has not been carried out in Australia. Governnient officials have striven to obtain additional author...
BOWLING. [Newspaper Article] — Warrnambool Standard — 9 January 1914
BOWLING. somewhat uniouo snectacle was witnessed resterday at the local green, wlhen two visitinn, lady bowlers were en-aced in the "leasaut summer pas time.. It hbad been arranged that.two rinks of lndy lavers fromi Camper dawn should. lay against the local •entlemeli; but through some regret table mistake in the 'correspondence, the ladies did iint attend. much to the regret and disawoointment of the local plavers. who appreciate to the utmost the p?icious treatment con stantly shown towards them by the lady. plavers of Camperdown. It is "honed that on. some future occasion the visit mayr be niade. M3embhers f the limcal club are re minded that the first. rourid for the' President's. and Chaniminnhiip; must lie played not Inter thaii Satuirday
CHAFFCUTTERS STRIKE. UNION RATES CONCEDED AT JUNEE. (Reuter's Telegram.) Svdnev. Jan. 8. [Newspaper Article] — Warrnambool Standard — 9 January 1914
CHAFFOUTTERS STRIKE. UNION RATES CONCEDED AT JUNEE. (Reuter's Telegram.) Sydney. Jan. 8. The chafficutters who were on strike at . Junee resumed work on re ceivinn union rates 'The chaffcitters at Coolamon now demand the rates conceded at Junc. ALLEGED HOUSEBREAKING CHARGE AGAINST AN IM.MIIGRANT. Hamilton. Jan. 8. George Grant. who recently arrived from Eneland. was charged with breakini into' the house of Mr. R.E. Dawson. noiinter on the railways, at the Herivood Court to-day. Several articles were missed from the house. their total value being about 101. Graant. who. when interviewed by the policc. said a man would he a fool to starve in this country. pleaded guilty and was committed for trial it the reneral sessions on.March 17.Bail was not asked for
BILLIARDS. GRAY GAINING ON REECE. (Reuter's Telegram.) London, Jan. 8. [Newspaper Article] — Warrnambool Standard — 9 January 1914
BILLIARDS. GRAY GAINING ON REECE. (Reuter's Telegraim.) I Ldon, Jan. S. Tlio-billiard match of 18,000 up be twieen. GeorgoGray (Australia) and Tom" Reeco (England) was continned yesterday. The best break was 441, contributed by Gray. The.scores now standi--Reeco (rec. 2,000), 5,640; Ghay, 4,396;. , .
HURRICANE AT PORT PIRIE COMPLETELY DISORGANISES SHIPPING. TWO STEAMERS GO ASHORE. (Reuter's Telegram.) Port Pirie, Jan. 8. [Newspaper Article] — Warrnambool Standard — 9 January 1914
HURRICANE AT PORT PIRIE COMPLETELY DISORGANISES SHIPPLNG. TWO STEAMLEIIS GO ASHORE. (Reoter" Telearam.1 Port Pirie. Jan. 8. The hurricane which orevailed here resterday did not, damage build ings, but shioninu was completely dis organised. The steamers Period and Nardoo both grounded in the river when leaving for Sydney. The sails of the schooner M'Intyre, which left early in the morning f6r the west coast. were strinned to rib bons Work had to be stopped all along the water frontage. Several small craft were blown out to sea. It is believed that there was no loss of life. Tues towed off the colliers last niehtf ) MUSICIANS STRIKE. SETTLEMENT LN SYDNEY. (Reuter's Telegram.) Sydney. Jan. 8., lThe nicture show musicians' strike has been settled. The agreement vrovides that there will he no free matinees. The men resume to-night.
REMARKABLE RESULTS AT MIDDLESEX HOSPITAL. THE SUPPLY AND PRICE OF RADIUM. [Newspaper Article] — Warrnambool Standard — 9 January 1914
RJEMARKABLE -RESULTS AT' MIDDLESEX HOSPITAL; THE SUPPLY AND PRICE OF RADIUM. In reference to a.cablo of Septem ber 18, Dr. Batlow reports that 24 cases of cancer which: were beyond surgical aid,.admitted to the Middle sex Hospital from June to Septem ber. 1912, all died. Sixty-eight. cases admitted during tho corresponding period in 1913 were treated with radium; 36 died, and the enmainder were discharged and are noi able to attend their daily duties. Dr.. Barlow, adds that if 150 millio grammes, of radium are buried, in a cancerous tumor, tire tumor simply withered up arid disappeared. A 'few cells left alive afterwards caused a re currence.. Time is required to sub stantiate the remnrkable results achieved, nevertheless, there is no longer any doubt of the immediate effect. It is a matter of urgency that the State should control -the sources of radium in order to prevent the ridiculous inflation of prices artificial ly eigineered..
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Warrnambool Standard — 9 January 1914
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WIRELESS AS A HOBBY. A COLAC EXPERIMENTER. [Newspaper Article] — Warrnambool Standard — 9 January 1914
"WIRELESS AS A HOBBY. A COI.AC EXPERILMEN TEht. Stretched across his vil la at Wec rite, near-Colac," is sthe: wireless tele graphic' apparatus that has been eric ted by-Mr. T. Entwistle;;who .i? an agriculturist, and spends his spare time soldiering-rhi :isia .oaptain, in the Australian Light Horse-and studying wireless telegraphy. The wire over the house extends from a mast'.lashed to a cldmnisy to another fastening to a tree. It has an idtitudo of over 60 feet, and iroe trudes-well into the'pool of ether sur rounding the globe, and through whiclh the wireless messages are transmit ted. The expertfollows.the visitor's gaze to some: tablets near the pad, and con taining scribbled notes. The operator picks up the top sheet of papJer, and glances' at the- writing. reinm the Hotel Ahstralia, Sydney,". and signed "Marjorie,". he reads, and stops. The expert smiles, but does not: disclose the identity, of the friend of 'fMar jorie" or betray theo.confidence that hnaabeen intercepted by ...
FROM TREE TO CONSUMER. ATTRACAIVE SCHEME STARTED. CARDBOARD BOXES IN USE. [Newspaper Article] — Warrnambool Standard — 9 January 1914
FROM TREE TO CONSUMER. A¶1TRACAIVE SCHBEME -STARTED. CARDBOARD BOXES iN USE. Statistics compiled,show that Vic torians eat comparatively little fruit. whereas comiatrcd with other countries Mebourno alone should consume more fruit than Victoria grows. The ex'planation offered generally i: the high cost of oven thu most prolific fruit in season. This has been a source of much investigation by tie Co-opera tive Fruit (,rowois' Association, anti part of the-high cost has been. httri buted to waste and expense- in hand. lin?. A large percentage of the frui; is bruised and rendered unattractivi in ahe interval-sometimes long--be tween the orcnardist and the con mumor. Now, a new system has been. adopt ed, and success is confidenitly .expect ed. Instead of-bulk handling th co operative orchardistshave purchased cairdboard boxes of is uniform size ui nine inches by six inches. There is a lid, and threaded card makes a handl carry-all" wheln filled direct from the tree. In the case of peach...