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OPERATING UNDER DIFFICULTIES [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 27 January 1914
-OPERATING UNDER DIFFICULTiEs Some years ago, at the London Zbo, the horn of a .rhinoceros grew in. such a peculiar manner that- it threatened- the destruction of one eye. TThe. risky-:task of securely fastening such: a huge :animal was accomplished by chaining the . forefeet to the.. ground and drawing back. aiid- chain in?. the hind legs, so. that the rhinoceros was at last:lying :flat on its stoomach. With another chain then thrown over- its' head to hold it immovable, in spite:: of _:its very striong- :protests,: the animal's -horn was pro perly. trimmed. An i-.even more. dange-ousig and "-delicate operation. was thik lancing 'of an abscess on .the head of a cobra. :The .method :of doing this was very: ingenious.. A small whip snake was. first put .into the-. cobra's cage, and was immediately seized by the latter. While it was engaged in swallowing the food an . attendants- cauglt hold of 'the tail of ..the whip-snake; and l pulled the cobra towards tLe -back of the -cage. Since...
VOLCANIC ISLAND. BOILING SEA COOKS FISH. HILLS RISE OUT OF WATER. Sydney, 21st January. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 27 January 1914
- 3OILING SEL COOKS- FISH.. HILLS I` SE OUT OF WATIiR Sydney, 21sft January. Descrlibinn .Jinbhryn Islanid as 'a .?seeth: : iialg mass of lava"- with? sea. fodniiiing over the :site of the 1'mission Ihospital;' officers of thie steameri Makahmbo whic?:,hi arrived to day brought ldetails '.of a terrible volcanic :.eru ption on thlo :islanid on New ' :Year's Day as ra esult of :wlii c 70.)0 :natives liad t?o b:Le transferred. tor the Islaund Pof Paama.i ? The:: wlole face Sf iie "o intly ih is . ec-.d ailtored an:'d liei.e Dr.oowie-: 's m ssion :iospita'l stoodtlieres ns iio ;w id;: -iretlh ofi::.sea ranging fiom .13 fathonis :to .no soiindinu: ;Firther along,owwhlie the sia'previously :?oled; two miles of hilly country ' appears. tDuring eruptionr .rho :water reached boil ing point, :mid titrtles :?id iis, of ,.]ind, rr seosto the hurface lirolt irly ciolced:. Numbers of natives:. who ere anxious to escal?pe from the la?va 'rinslled in?to the seiea ' BIut: 'the: water vas:; so lit th...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 27 January 1914
M PORTER Of AIR BEDS and CUSHIONS, ENEMAS, SILK ELASTIC STOCKINGS, SBANDAGES, GALVANIC P vrr Ai BATTERIES, ABDOMINAL CHEMISS =BELTS, TRUSSES And SURGICAL APPLIANCES GENERALLV. SEND P'3rmIacv FOR PRICE LIST. Forwarded Post Free. ORDERS BY POST Promptly Attended To and t849 Derspatched on Day of Receipt. 280 .ANS BO&C OU( ST, _ - MELBOURNE. BIANCH PHAR r=----- =s-- s ItIACY, --- 111 COLLINS STREET.
SAFETY OF LIFE AT SEA. IMPORTANT REGULATIONS ADOPTED LONDON, 20th January. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 27 January 1914
SAFETY OF LIFE AT SEA. IMPORTANT REGULATIONS ADOPTED LONDON, 20th Janluary.. ;'r Conferei.ce for the Safety of .Life m-'at :Sea,'':. which ;has: been sitting' in London, has, concluded. itd, deliberations:-. Thief delegatesl signed a- driaft conventioni f,,or the: establishment.,:. under the cntrol of ;the Unitedj States;, of':. iiinteriiational service of:. ice observation p:atrolls; wiile thelfe·cobniention also provides for t:he destruc tioin ??i f derelicts ii: the ?Northit'tlilantic. :Thel conference~ ruled `that `:prudent, sea, manship : and speed,, is ;.embodied :in` :the j idgment given in, connecti6ni with ]the>.loss of the Titanic, should boe: internationally alffirmed. The, recommendations. made by? the com mittee appointed 'b:y ;tlire coniference were confirmed.. These s.itipulate that lifeboat :accommodation ,nuiist:l bieprovided for at least :?75 :per cent ::of the passengers and crew :'carriied.' by -vessels, rnd pontoon and " service of- ice -observation patrols, ...
USEFUL HOME IDEAS. TO REMOVE A TIGHT RING. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 27 January 1914
USEFUL HUIVIE IDEAS. TO REMOVE A TIGHT RING. Thread a needle flat in the eye. with a strong thread, pass the head of the' needle with care under the ring, and pull .the' thread through a few inches towards the -hand. Wrap the long end of the thread .tightly round the finger regularly all down :towards the liaiL to reduce its size- then lay hold of the short end and unwind it. The thread, repassing against : the- riing,:. will gradually.riemove it from the :finger.::
SANDWICHES—SWEET AND SAVOURY [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 27 January 1914
SSANDWI(HES-SW·EEL' AND SAVOURy The old-time. idea: of a, sandwich - .was -to: take :two =slices :,of- bread 'a, lacee; a- slice of heat between tlien, nd eat. Nowadaysy -the eaýandvich :.is:. a liuch more artistic af fair, and .takes a little ?moro time :ih'the; m-iaking, huti to much better :advaintage hose :n ho: haive undergone ;the enibarras-: ing e: peiience of biting int.o Sa saiidwiali to find o.uit thit they n?r ist eitiier let go 'tiA oi!ce, or else drag: a slice of meniti with the one :mouthful :iof. bread; will apprecite thle :directions herei givehn to avoid sulch an 6 ei?-r It is clainied that sanidwiclies . ere first' inown in E: ngland;- dating.`: froiii ??:?certainl daywhien the .larl' ofi Sandwich ivas :ilay ing. :game of cards; andid becomi inteniisely absorbed- in his game?.as verse to :inteir r cpting -it for , ire ular meal, but orderei sometling to be brofight ?to hiin some'. t]hing whiich ho could' eit aiid- still.. go on. playing The loaf, and thlie joinit ?...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 27 January 1914
IMPORTANT TO EVERY WOMAN.. A MRS. M. P. STEWART, Of the Headquarters Staff of 'THE LADIES! COLLEGE OF HEALTH." 46 Elizabeth street, Melbourno, will Visit Bendigo on the first and .second Thursday of each month, and may be.- Consulted at the City. Family Hotel from 10.30 a:m. till 6 v.m. Every. woman who is the viitLhr of ill health, or who is threatened wilt . critical operation, And every wife. who J'Bs been dis appointed in her: desire to fill t'te noble mis sion 'of motherhood, should seek the skilful advic0 of :Mxrs. Stewirt, who is the only lady visiting, Bendigo authorised to supply Dr. D. M. - Coonley's celebrated Orange Lily Home TI'catment. Those who cannot call personally are iiivited t6 send 2d for nostage to Dept. 9, Ladies' College of Health, 46 Elizabeth street, '-ellhourne, for a free copy of "Woman's Guide to Health," a book whidi every wom, n should possesa. PEDIC POMADE, tor the head, strikes infesting vermin dead. One application de stroys vermin, kills nits, heal...
MAKING CALLS. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 27 January 1914
When: visiting :a .lady :on; dher "at home:' day ,it is :ot necessary` to present a card on your arriir al; but` when departing, howv ever; ,it?is usual° to leave a card ion the hall;.: table oi. in iheO card basket. When a iper son? calls at a .house wherce there-ar;e :seveial ladies :it is customnaryi to: leav? ?- cari foik -each, a:n-i .when. a nhiaried:. woman land iher :hiusband ,call :upon .-a man and liis i"Vife; :two, of -the husband's: cards and ones of iis w::Vif&lt;es 'are left Tihe' husbla d calls- on.both the host aindld hostess,- the wife only. on thle e:hostess. ' A caller `is; never: asked..to remove her i o?ut door?'raps; t::th i'oom is ?armnoshe mnay unfasten? her furs or. her cohat,.: but no. allusion: is made to the niatter. A :visitor Gsoii times retainsii . her, outdoo: garieits . hei :isaed .to _remain ? to lunc?h, uliless:she .is a .ery iitimate friend of .th family, and. is g?oing ,toispenid ithe afterii?oow A call o'n -anyone staying `;at :-an ihote...
THE HOME CIRCLE SHOW KINDNESS. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 27 January 1914
C SHOW KINDNLSS. Many a cup , . bitterness could have been made less so had a little kindness been shown. to' her who had to taste of sbrrow. Anyone who does her friend or neighbor . kindniess -will surely feel the :'happier for it. It costs nothing, but *it. may mean everything.: So -`do, it.. Kindness Ais.: like. the sun; always shedding rays of .warmth and gladness wherever its genial :rays pe e; trate. W- e can all bh. ,like the sun, if we. try.. Anlyone Who recei ies a -kindhess' with genuine, heartfelt gratitude miray therdby: stimulate: the' 3foiw of goodness': of which mankind i:f'full. But it wants "drawing out" sometimes.'
STRANGE MURDER CASE. CRIPPLED WOMAN'S REQUEST. PHILADELPHIA, 21st, January. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 27 January 1914
STRANGE MURDER CASE. CRIPPL]1ED WOMAN'S RLQUETST. PIIILADLI PIHIA, 21st -January. An ei:xtaordinary murder case was con' cluded? :in :the court yesterday.. William Berwein . aged 80,- a veteran of .the civil va.r, was chIargedod with h aviing Iwjurdered`- his wife. Bforwein declared that i :ife had :.be(i a permanent invalid. OnIe d y sle felll over the. stairei 'and whilst lying - in ahgony .. on the floor she beggtd him to `kill her, and put h']tr: out of her oufferings. At first h?lie'frtcl d tL6 conoply with the :citest. but knowing that to ,, unim-on doctors was u.isess, :he. took up a boand .and -struck her upon the head -tntil vshie bcconme lunconscious. fe coitinued tho blows until death ensued. Onc-- whIc ib'i wife . moaned lie stopped; but she, wlhis pcred,. "Go on, William: .go on," and he their completed his' ghastly task. The judge iin~osed thed . mninimum l pe aiY. of imprisonment o. fc, iF
HOME HINTS. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 27 January 1914
MIOMua HmINTS. Mustard. mixed with salt will keep fresh for a few days. Quantity about one-third. If linoleum is nolished once a week with good floor polish, it will rarely require washing. Brown bread, after rising in the pan, does not require to be kneaded for the tins, as white bread do-s. Simply make loaves into shape and place in tins to rise. It, will be found better. - When preparing onions, turnips and car rots. for': cooking, cut across the fibre, as this makes them more tender when cooked. To keep suet in hot weather, put the suet in a basin and place in the oven till melted. Then pour into jars, and it will keep any length of time. r When eggs are scarce dissolve one table spoonful of golden syrup in half a pint of. warm milk. This quantity equals four eggs, and will be found excellent for bind ing puddings and cakes. Slightly less sugar should be used than would be necessary- if eggs were employed instead of golden: syrup. To sweeten rancid butter, melt the but-.. ,ei', ...
YOUR WINDOW AT NIGHT. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 27 January 1914
YOTJUI WINDOW AT INIGHT. If= .yolu wivishi:tp1 be :well .and .loo k i:wel?.-" you ·ill :keep. your w=yindows? :well open :at night iiHere s av way to escape..whait.al.e often: th.e ;attendanti.,t'oubles. of sutichli a course. l.Take square : of; strong muslin the., required: size, hem :round, ,saw. little;. loops: of, tape .to,' all. the corners, and; oir,:n or :two .:-at: intervals odown "the ::sides, Put little :brass-headed- nails ri ound the window-. . frames to " correspond-: with the. loops,: aiid slip the muslin square on to thcesoe: .:It.. keeps out all ,smnuts flies, draughllt, and can be taken-.down 'for, washing and. put..upt again in a :very little time.:
ABOUT VISITORS. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 27 January 1914
ABOUT VISITORS If you have ,,aibedroom kept specially for visitors,. don't let _drawers oi cupboards he littered ;Uh ??w with the belongilngs of memt.:: bers of the:- fainily. Most visitors -pay to theiri hostess the:i compliment of bringing their: very ?best clothes with them. It is annoyiii if :hese ha ve to :'be crushed up' into snimall ispace -just when they really need to ;be .spiread out -to recover- from their' journey: And ?? o occasioiially sleep inth bed youi iprovide foi-r your: iguests: Only so: can. you -find outt :whether it is or is -:not really conmfortable. A wire? foundation, and oni this: two :minattiesses 'of wiwool -iand.i hair mised., makes: an ideal :.resting place. The second` inmattruss: adds niinmensely to. one's :douiforit, as you. will soon :realise if you, experiment? with" them:
HINTS ABOUT GLOVES. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 27 January 1914
. IHINTS A1BA30UT GLOVES. Sgglove tree .is, a .good investment, and Frenchwonmen: i'b:ujiy these as a matter ?of course.;. G:loves. can2 be stretched and kept a beautiful- shape with the aid of a tree. A \wad ?of ?tissue paper fitted inside will tend -to;tkeep the shape of the glove. If you tear a kid glove, stitch a, piece of stron- silk of the same shade under-. neatli "the tear, securing it by invisible stitches; :then ouilt the glove .over it, using darning stitches. - You can clean gloves if you -possess a:'. tree;- if not, olaco the glove :on .the hand` and wipe the stained parts cwith a cleani flannel dipped in benzine oi: petrol :iLet: the glove dry cn the.:haihdior .tree.-# .?_.. Don't. roll .'loves' up in a- ball:when they are taken from :the hand. ::Str.etch ;them:' out and lay. in a ..glove box :withli ,.wadl:o6f_ tissue paper-. -between each glove? t.-:per.:, fume sachet should ,lie at:- tho lbottobin:: of,0 the boy. -. - '
FORBIDDEN PORTRAITS. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 27 January 1914
FO1BTIDDEN PORTRAITS. A1l1 railway eulplowes oi the Ilitov., Central Railroad are I encei'ort1 forb.dded untder ipiiu of :.lisrissal fromi c(aryinl-' pibrtr its of their wives. wwietbienrts, or liii ioe in the cals S of their wi.atches. ITh order was i~ssucd owing to the con... ictiout of the c'mipayuvs officials that sucih )1ctitres are .-alc;dated to 'listract the at tintioni of. railwayn nie from their work, t' ereby end~ ziileriii the safety of p.:sseu. gers. ..
TALLEST TRIBES IN THE WORLD. MEN WHO REST ON ONE LEG LIKE STORKS. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 27 January 1914
TL::. LEA L L E3T TRIBE'S N1- THE wVORUB.. MEN W.'HO . REST ON ONE LEG L;I-E STORKS. The Rev.. C Lca-Wilson tells an intere~t, ireg story of his work in a district of -the White Nile a tlousand miles to the south. of. Khartoum.. To a Reuter representa ti-e he. stted :- , : ':In the ticighborhood are about .8000 . eon!e known-as Jieng, who are among the tallest' tribes in the wGrld. They are ;et Ilac] , typical negroes. and do' not practise either -.cannibalis.m or human sacrifices. They have admirable qualities, and 'I hayv S.over seen among them a case of cruelty "te. woxuen or children. "They have ;:any curious habits. For some reason 'apparently unknown even :to themselves all adults, have six. of. ther lower teeth removed. "'They take great pride and devote much time to the dre:sing of their hair. powder. -their faces and wear ostrich feathers..! 'ley .have. a habit wvhen. at rest of stand 'ing on'one, foot :ile st!go]" '. .
A CRIMEAN HEROINE. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 27 January 1914
A CRIMEAN .IEROINE. Mrs. Rebecca Bok has died at the Royal. Cambridge. Asylum. for Soldiers' Widows and her deat'h recalls memories of. a 'very remarkable- trio of women who went through. so much hardship in the Crimea .Mvrs Box -went out with +he old 4th (Kinig's Own) Royal Lancaster "Regiment. and oily three women were permitted to go with it, though. contrary to orders, Mrs.. Chilton, now living at Chiswick, paid her' eown passage out in order to join her first' htisband. The commanding officer was .vexed at first with her disobedience,. but afterwards, understanding her wifely de votion and courage, allowed her all privi leges. Another who was allowed to go with the three was Mrs. Elizabeth Evans, whose husband was "servant to Lieut.' (afterwards iajor-General) Eccles, and she, too, is. still with us. Lord Raglan often said a kindly word to her as she accompanied the regiment on the march to the Alma, and she saw fiom near where the General Stafn were posted, the whole dispositi...
JURY OF MATRONS IN LONDON. DEATH PENALTY ON A WOMAN POSTPONED [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 27 January 1914
JURY OF MATRONS IN LONDON. DEATH PFENALTY ON A WOMIAN POSTPONED A jury of matrons was sworn at ,;iiw Old Bailey (London) on the 8tli December for the first time for 34 years. Ada Annie Williams, a married wouman, had been found guilty, with. a strong recommendation to mercy, of the murder of her illegitimate .child, and MIr. Justice Ridley, . without assuming the black c:ap, passed sentenee of death. The woman was then asked by the cle(rk if she had anytliIng to. may why there should b)e a .tay of execution. She pleaded that she( was ex,,ecting to become a lumother. The judige ordercd a panel of matrons to be empanelled, and twelve .were' fetchlred .from -the various courts and assembled IIn the -ury box.. 'T'hey included two . ward resses;- The' matrons, hiAvting been sworn. heard .medical- evideice, and cxpressed themselves satisfied with the woman's state ment, The j.iudge ordered . the execution ol the sentence to be postponed until after thei 'birth of the child. Further niatte...
MONEY FROM PLAYS. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigonian — 27 January 1914
MONEY FROM PL.AYS. "Charliev's Aunt;.". which was revived in London againn at Christmas,- iust hhve. made Imore money than -any -famce that was ever uwitten. "lThe Passing o.,f the Third Floor Back "probablb holds the money. record among' the serious .plt s of- the last feiv yeas s, though it has perhaps' noqt. bgen so productive as "The., Sign' f. -the. Cross.".' Other .most satisfactory money-makers have been ,"'Tlie Little Minister,'" "The Second Mrs.; Tanqueray/' ."Peter Pan," and, )of course, ? ,"lilestones." One. successful play makes more money than six successful iovtls. .'The autthors are paid a percentagie of the theatre's gross taikiligs, . and if. these. taking, exceed £1000 ,a week. the , percentage is. generally 10 per cent. A successful London run means an 'average of at least £1300 .a week for six months, and this.gives the dramatist over £3000. In inmerica the theatxres are larger,, aiid the returns correspondingly greater.. Ten, thousand . ounds in, the "first 16 m...