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OBITUARY. MRS. H. J. WALKER. [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 8 September 1914
OBITUARY. MRS. H. J. WALKER. A very sad death took place on Saturday, when a young married woman, Mrs. H. J, Walker succum bed to acute nephritis after a very brief illness. The deceased lady was 26 years of age, and the mother of two fine little girls. She was a native of Winton. Mr. Walker, one of our leading foot ballers. has the deepest sympathy of a large number of friends. The popularity of the couple may be gathered from the large attendance at God's Acre, Benalla, on Sunday. Wreaths were forwarded as tokens of respect from the Binalla Football Club, Winton Football Club, fiu ginedrivers and Firemen's Associa tion, M U..I.O.O.F.. 8th Australian Light Horse and Mrs Manwell. Rev. O. Cook read the 'burial ser vice, and Mr. Hanlou had charge of the obsequies.
LAW RELATING TO NEWS PAPERS. [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 8 September 1914
LAW RELATING TO NEWS PAPERS. 1. Subscribers who do n JJgiv express notice to the contrary are considered as wishing to Continue their subscription. 2. If subscribers order the dis continuance of their periodicals, the publisher may continue to send them until Arrears are paid. 3. If subscribers refuse or neglect to take periodicals from the office to which they are directed, they are Responsible until they have settled als to be discontinued. .4. If subscribers remove to othei places without informing the pub lishers, and the papers are sent to heir former direction, the sub cribers are responsible. 5. The courts have decided that " refusing to take periodicals from the office, or removing or leaving them uncalled for, is prima facia evidence of intentional Fraod.' ' 6. If subscribers pay in advance for a periodical, they are bound to give Notice to the publisher at the end of the time that they do not wish to continue taking it, other wise the publisher is authorised to send on, an...
The Elections. Labor's Triumph. Seats Regained and Won. [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 8 September 1914
The Elections. . —o — • Labor's Triumph. -— o : . Seats Regained and Won. — It was thought that the elections ' would be practically set aside by Ibe war ; that the poll would be very light, and-so on. But the contrary proved the fact. Motor cars hummed all day long, as well as other vehicles, and no stone was left unturned by either side to . secure every possible vote. Follow ing are the returns so far. Iu the Indi electorate Mr. Patker J. Moloney at present appears to have a splendid winning chance, while throughout Australia Labor have swept the polls. Senate. • - (All Incomplete Returns.) . C; ' Victoria j; LABOR ; Barker Barnes M Kissock Russell Blakey Findley Fusion Mauger M'Coll Edgar. Trenwith Cook M'Lean New South Wales LABOR Gardiner M'Dougall Grant 178972; 177942 177605 177062 176562 174778 131227 130764 129644 129241 128674 127242 - Watson Rae Smith fusioh Gould Millen Oak es Coen Pratten Trethowan Queensland " LABOR Givens Stewart Maughan Ferricks Mullan Turley 200270 ...
Trunk Telephone [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 8 September 1914
> Trunk Telephone Id connection with the trunk tele phone," the following rales are I to be charged for c..nveisation be tween Benalla and other towns con [ nected:— Between Sa.m.&7p.in, 7p.m.&8a.m Hirst Add. First Add iMclbourie ... Seymour 1 Euroa Violet Town Baddacinhie Wihton ... 1 Gletirowin ... ' Wannnr/itta ... Cbiliem ' .. Springliurst... Wodonga Beecliwortb ... Wabgutiyali ... Rutliergleu ... I Nooramurgs Gooraintiat ... Oevenish | Thoona .Bungeet West i St. James 1 Lake Rowan... Tnngainah .. Wilhy 1 Telford I Yarrawon'gn... Slieppartou . Dookie Tallangatta ... I Albury ' Corowa Mulwala Berrigau 1/10 1/4 lOd 1/ 91 6-1 6d 5d 4d 3d 3d 3d 2d 2d .. 2d 2.1: 2d 2.) 2d 2d 2&lt;1 &lt;>d 3d 4d y-i 6d 4d 9 l 6d 4d J i 9d 6d JV 6d 4d O/l:. 7'1 ■JP • ' f'1 4'' 4d. 4d - 6d 6d 8d. 8d 1/10 1/4 6d' 4d 2d 2d 3d 4d 4d 4d. 4.1. 4d 4d 6d' 4d fid 4d 1/10 1/4 1/4 !/■ 1/ 1/ Sd 1/ 9d 9d 6d 9d lOd lOd 8d' 6d ■: 6d 4d 6d 8.1 5d 3d 3d 2d 2d 2/1 3d 3d 3d Sd 3d 5d ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 8 September 1914
PEKCY STOLZ BUGS to Notify the Public that he has opened his NEW PREMISES with a large anil well-assorted Stock of LADIES' GENTS & CHILDREN'S BOOTS & SHOBS. IT Call in and Inspect the Stock RABBIT DESTRUCTION. wor.tBo,r°"' LAZEMOUT. 1,USCT0M CHEAP. " SIMPLE. • EFFECTIVE. , '.LAZEMOUT is largely used by the Government and Leading Landholders throughout Australia, Railway Lands, Reserves, Channels and Embankments. Lazemout destroys their Harbour. SUCCESS GUARANTEED " Prloe: 46/pen drum of gallon. On train or boat Melbourne, which contains 800 charges—sufficient to destroy all Rabbits in 200 Burrows of 8 openings each. 56 lbs. of Rock Carbide of Calcium is required with each drum of LAZEMOUT; price Melbourne, 12/. LAZEMOUT is the best Burrow Eradicator EVER introduced to Australia— saves your Feed and fills your Bales and Bags with Wpol and Grain. No Land holders are complete without a drum of Lazemout. Looal Agent • F. G. ROSSELL, Stock Station and Agent, Benalla Distr...
Sash Shade Holder for Venetians. [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 11 September 1914
Sash Shade Holder for Venetians. -« I A shade fastened to the casing at the toji of n window always hinders the free passage of air when the top sash is lowered. A simple arrange ment to remedy this and provide free circulation of air is shown in the illustration. Fasten the short side of a 4 by j. Sin. bracket on each side of the I upper-sash, 3in. from the top. At I tach a strip of wood, lin. wi le and as Ion# as the curtain is wide, to the projecting ends of the brack-1 cts with T-bolts, put through the| hole at the end of the metal, Fitf., 1. Fasten the shade brackets with small screws to the ends of this strip of wood and insert the shade roller (Fig. 2). The shade and roller will then follow the upper sash in its upward and downward movements, Fig. 3, If the upper sash is lowered and the lower sash raised, perfect ventilation is. ob tained.
WORSE THAN A BAD ONE. [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 11 September 1914
WORSE THAN A BAD ONE. k "Wnl," said the public-house phil osopher, "now that they've caught that young Foster brat a-poachfn' oil th' gun club's preserves, his mother oughter lick the life outer, him. They say it's his first of fence, but that don't make no dif-1 Terence. He's a bad egg. All eggs were good in the beginnin' ; but onca they turn bad, there's no thin' on earth '11 turn 'em good again." "Hut if he's a bnd egg ho ain't guilty," said the publican. "A bad egg won't poach. Ye can't make 'em poach." s. "Wal, guilty or not guilty, he oughter get a good beatin', any how." "Hut ye can't beat a bad egg any morc'n ye can poach it," observed Farmer Abbott. "Then he ain't a egg ut all," said the public-house philosopher. "But he's poached, an' he's bad, an' ho oughter be beaten, whatever ho is !" When Prince Victor of Hohenloho Lanngenburg was serving as a mid shipman his vessel touched a port where there wns an English garri son, and the commanding officer came on board. lie asked...
Chickens Hatched by Bees [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 11 September 1914
Chickens Hatched by Bees * Rearing chicks by electricity seems a tall order, yet this is what is being done at a chick farm at lluskogee, Oklahoma, whero the welfare of the occupant from the ogig is electrified and the growth of the young birds forced by the aid of electric light. A tungsten lamp is about sixty watts is hung in the runway, and is switched on and off alternately for eight hours each. When the light is on the chick fills its crop, and rests after the light is turned off. The ca pacity of the incubutor is for eigh teen to twenty trays, one under the other ; thus upwards of 5,000 eggs fill a single chamber. The trnys are so arranged that a blast cf warm air circulates through the rows of eggs. Some: of the fn-ms installed by tho (ipporat-'s can hatch 10,000 chicks every day in the year, and in a sin gle season as many as 20;000,000 lively chicks have been hatched and shipped abroad. But not everyone who owns a bee hive and knows something about poultry knows that chicke...
In the Wild West. [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 11 September 1914
In the Wild West. In the days when the 'Vlest was really "wild" and "woollj," Rood doctors wore scarcer thai women out In the mining camps. ! Sometimes a man who ^ad failed at prospecting would sijo up an "office" in a shack and1 become a "lawyer," or "dentist," lor " doc-, tor." There is a young, physician in Chicago whose father vas one of the few1 competent physicians. in a wide stretch of country}; it was not unusual for him to j ride fifty or a hundred miles to j isit a pa tient. He once got thej following extraordinary letter from one of-the mining failures who had set up as a "doctor" :— j Dear Dock I have a pashunt whose trubbles I dirgnose as havin' his windpipe ulserated off and his lungs dropped down in his stum mik. I havo given hym evvcrything you could think of but with no cf feck his futher is a rich and wellthy man with busels of monney and infloocnshul and the land nose .1 don't want to loss hym he is too good a pashunt what shal I do for hym plees ans. a reply by r...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 11 September 1914
BENALLA SHOW, Tuesday and Wednesday, October 6 and 7, 1914. To be in (he well-appointed Showgrounds, Miuajed right in the Centre of the pro*j.eroi;t> towu of Benalla. Tlie Giem GALA DAY of the North-East, All Cash Prizes^ Promptly Paid. No trophies. Prize Schedules on application. Entries close 28th September. .Great Exhibition of Stock and Produce Up-to-date Horse Boxes, Stalls, Pens, and Yards for and covered Buildings for Sheep, Poultrj, Dogs, Pig", ai d all Produce. plendid Hunting Coursr and Banked Trotting Track, a. third of a 11 ii«- round, 30.feet wide and securely fenced, affording a perfect opportnn"\ for 12,000 spectators to view in comfort the various eveuts. BE SURE AND SEE The Grand Parade of all Horses and Cattle Exhibited Between 2.20 p.m. and 2.45 p.m. on the SECOND DAY OF SHOW. VISIT THE INDUSTRIAL HALL, Watch for the GRAND HUNTING AND TROTTING CONTESTS. . . Don't miss the LADIES' DRIVING COMPETITIONS. SHEEP DOG TRIALS AND NOVELTY EVENTS. Visit the Great Produce...
A SHRINKING SEA. [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 11 September 1914
A SHRINKING SEA. I The surfacc oi: the Caspian, which lies 88ft. below sea level, has, since i June, 1010, been continually sitik i ing, without a plausible explana ! tion having hitherto been found. | No great importance wius at first | attached to the phenomenon, but the i shrinkage went on, and is now j even beginning to be inconvenient f«.r navigation, as steamers in many I laves cannot reach the landing stages. It is believed that the river water flowing into the sea is not suffi cient to make good the Iobs caused I by evaporation.
General Sessions. BENALLA— [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 11 September 1914
General Sessions. BENALLA— Tuesday, September 1 Wednesday November 4, s BEECH WORTH— Tuesday, August 4 Thursday, October 1 WANGARATTA— Thursday, September 3 Thursday, December 3 County Court. BENAIyL\— Tuesday, Fepteinber 1 Wednesday, November 4 BEECHWORTH— Tuesday. August 4 Thursday, October 1 ~~~ BRIGHT— Thursday, November 26 CHILTERN— Thursday, August 6 Tuesday, November 24 WANGARATTA— Thursday, September 3 Thursday, December 3 WODONGA— Thursday, August 27. Thursday, November 5. Courts of Miues and Courts of Insol vency will be held at the places and on the days appointed for holding County Courts,
A Dominie to the Japs. MR. A. LOTON RIDGER, F.R.C.S., GIVES HIS EXPERIENCES. [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 11 September 1914
A Dominie to the Japs. I MR. A. LOTON RIDGER, F.R.C.S., GITOS HIS EXPERIENCES. -What to that big building over there?" T asked my co"!P^1""' T„! we walked down the Ginza i Uo "No !" ho replied, with * sagacious nod. "What-is-tha't big building—over—there?' I r®P od, with painstaking ™nr^ *L the response. I thereupon gave :t Arid this pupil was one in a u^_" PiuSS to which I »as&lt; en gaged in teaching English, ^ntf Compelled by the c,urr^fo from de Quincey s I-ectures \ I War" Was it to be wondered.it that I surreptitiously subst.tiited something lighter? \ nearly got the sack for my am ! 1 Japan is education, mad and, worse still, system mad. All tcnchcrs—or "professors, as ^ called—tcach on some system. I horrined the president of that of comnion sense, I duly P Many think that the average man in the street in Japan is versant with English ^ wnvs Far from that, however. Many indeed have a superO •smuttering o£ our language, but it I is the exception rather than the ru o t...
HOW TO BEAT A RUG. [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 11 September 1914
HOW TO BEAT A RUG. Coramc.n-sense experience with_ rug beating Is that .is the dirt goes in on the right side it should be beaten out from the wrong side, and that if af •onv.-mls the face of it bo gono over vith a cloth wrung out of lukewarm H-ater tc which a little ammonia has iieen added, it will look brighter, last longer and need cleaning only at long er intervals. Mr. Joseph Conrad, the writer of sea tales, is a high-born Pole. At quito an early ago ho ran away to Hamburg, and began liis careor as a soaman. Ship wreck overtook him. Ho was stranded at Lowestoft, and for five years live' among tho East-coast fishormen, durin; which t-imo ho learned to speak—and write—tho English language. A robin recently flew into a confec tionery shop in the Midlands, and auickly made itself at home. It tool its morning bath in a saucer, and at« heartily of dainties placed before it If a young man lets a girl have hei own way during tho courtship he will find it difficult to break her of the h...
Dowries for Gifts. [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 11 September 1914
Dowries for Gifts. * At diflcrent times thoughtful peo ples have stipulated in their wills that a certain sum of money shall be set aside to provide dowries for girls. The best-known example is the Dute Marriage Dowry, established by a Marquess of llute, who left £1000 for the purpose. The annual inter est upon this money, about £30, is presented each year to a claiinunt for it, the fortunate girl being cho sen by the Mayor of Cardiff. When handing the money over to the lucky young lady and her sweetheart, it is customary for the mayor to read the young couple a portion of the second chapter of St. John, which refers to the marriage in Cana of Galilee. Dowries for girls are also pre sented at Guildford, the practico of throwing dice for what is called the "maid's money" taking place an nually. The money is derived from capital set apart in the will of a certain John How, who requested that dowries ' should be paid to poor servant- girls who had worked faith fully In,the . borough; f...
A DUSTING WRINKLE. [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 11 September 1914
A DUSTING WRINKLE. If one uses a moist chamois skin fo: dusting furniture, a furniture polis. will not bo needed. Take a Bofi chamois skin from twelve to eighteei inches square, wet it in warm water never hot—and wring it out as dry a; possible. Use this as you would a ilust-eloth. It not only removes al ilu.st, but finger-marks also, and loaves no lint. A wet chamois used in win (low-cleaning, after a wet cloth has re moved tho rough dirt, obviates further polishing.
The Mouse Escaped. [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 11 September 1914
The Mouse Escaped. The landlady, while engaged in her domestic duties, , encountered a mouse in the flour-barrel. Now;; most ladies in similar cir cumstances would have uttered va few genuine shrieks, and then sought ' safety in the garret ; but this one! possessed more than the ordinary | degree of courage. She cnlled the lodger and told him to get the gun, call the dog, and stand at a con venient distance. Then she clam bered half-way upstairs, and com menced to punch the flour' barrel with a pole. Presently the mouse made' its ap pearance and started across the I floor. The dog at once went in pur i suit. The man fired and the. dog | dropped dead ; the lady fainted and (fell downstairs, and the man, think , ing she was killed, disappeared, The i mouse escaped. I _
"'COS WHY" [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 11 September 1914
"'COS WHY " Tiioro is little lovo lost between n couple of rival carriers in a country village. In reality, thero is only roon> for one, but neither seoms disposed to give up the striigglo. Lately each tried to improve Ilia pros, pects by doing the journey in recorf time, with the result that a race fron market became a weekly occurrence. Then 0110 of them bought bettei horses, and soon left his rival bch.m. Passengers began to transfer thoir cus torn to his vehicle. Still the other persevered, though h&lt; had now but one regular weekly pas senger. This old lady resolutely de clined to mako a change. "Not mo!" she doclared, whon askec for her reasons for sticking to tho oh lovo. "One o1 thoso days there'll be : smash-up wi' this racing. I sticks ti my man. 'Cos hhy ? 'Cos I knows 'e'l bo keorful. 'B s my landlord, an' if 'i kills mo Vll 'avo a' cottage od 'if 'andsl"
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 11 September 1914
•HEADACHE. A state of "tired to death," nei rolls headaches, and an eventual con ■lition of general ill-health is tho inev table fate of tho woman who allow iier energy and her will to dominat&lt; her physical strength. The usual re sult of over-doing iB head-ache in on of its several forms. Nervous hoad nche and sit-k-hcadaches are the mov common. Headache is not generall called a disease, but tho prompter tha warns of internal disorders that nee; attention; or the warning of having passed the bounds of reason to thi point of'bodily exhaustion._ . ' . Someone occasionally claims inheri tance to sick-headache, and labour* under the delusion that there is noth ing but simple endurance. As wo an taught that for every effect there if anmistnkiibly a cause, to remove the cause will be to eradicate tho recur rence of this distressing malady. A headache seldom yields to other than -ational treatment. A dull, depressing headache is oftei die result of sleeping in improperly 01 insu...