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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Clunes Guardian and Gazette — 20 March 1914
WE LSBACH THE WORLD'S BEST FOR COUNTRY LIGHTING. Air Gas fV3achines.~ The Welsbach Air Gas Ma chine Is so elm pie that a child can work it with impunity, Suitable for Lighting, Heat ing and Cook ing. Wo guar antee satisfac tion with all our Machines, and to prove this we will put a machine in for one month tree of charge, and if sot suit able, will remove same free of all cost to you. Write for Catalogue. WELSBACH LIGHT COMPANY OF AUSTRALASIA LIMITED, 380 LONSDALE ST.. MELBOURNE. o INVENTORS PATENTS Obtained In Commonwealth and Else where for improved methods of Appli ances, Tools, etc., of any description Pull Information, Costs, etc., sent; on A.. O. SAGHSE, G.E. AUSTRALIAN WIDOWS' FUND BUILDINGS, Corner Collins and William Sta., MELBOURNE. Sill ARTHUR SULLIVAN'S ORDEAL Tho death of Mr Francois Cellier, the Savoy conductor (says "Tho Westmin ster Gazette") recalls a dramatic epi sode associated with tile production of "Iolanthe" In 1882. That opera was the first of the Gilbert and...
WATER COMMISSION. WEDNESDAY, MARCH 18. [Newspaper Article] — Clunes Guardian and Gazette — 20 March 1914
WATER COMMISSION. WEDNESDAY, MARCH 18. Present-The chairman (Or J. P. Phillips, J.P.) and Crs Rowe, Kemp 6011, Richards, Turnbull, Lean, "VVeick hardt, Foulkes. ENGINEER'S REPORT. J Mr H. E. Sando, C.E., reported : During tho past montli the foreman and men liave been employed repairing burst service pipes, attending to defective meters and ball taps, clean ing defective services, scouring out (lend ends, and carrying out routine ?works. Caretaker Burton reports having been employed repairing foncing, attending to defective pitch ing along the Rocky Lead road, pre paring ro;id metal and examining creek and lagoon. Depth of water in reservoir, 19 feet. Caretaker Row land reports having been employed re pairing roadway and fencing, attend ing to defective aqueduct and box culvert, clearing catchwater drains, examining catchment area, also valves and fire plugs along the pipe track. Accounts amounting to £i7 18a lOd were passed for payment.
COURT OF ARCHES LOST RECORDS DISCOVERED [Newspaper Article] — Clunes Guardian and Gazette — 20 March 1914
COURT OF ARCHES LOST RECORDS DISCOVERED At a dinner of tho Authors' Club on . Monday (nays "Tho Times" of Janu ary 16) Sir Lowis Dlbdin, ICC., Dean of the Arches, save an extraordin arily interesting account of. tho ad ventures of tho lost or forgotton re cords of tho Court of Arches. Thoso records, which were kept In various places after- the Fire of London, wore removed In 1865 from St. Paul's Cathedral to Lambeth Palace, where they lay burled for noarly 40 years "In a deep stratum of London soot and dust!" and the nature and value I of their contents have only just been discovered. On becoming: Dean of the Arches In 1903 Sir Lewis Dlbdln did what ho could to exploro the room In which tho documents were kept; but it was not until the summer of last year, when he was helped by tho Rev. Claude Jenkins, librarian of Lambeth, that lie was ablo to go through them. They cover a period of 200 years, from 1660 to 1856, and provide a set' of precedents, about 2000 In number, de cided In th...
PUCCINI INSPIRED BY BARGES [Newspaper Article] — Clunes Guardian and Gazette — 20 March 1914
PUCCFNI INSPIRED BY BARGES SIgnor Glacomo Puccini, the famous Italian composer, who has been pay ing a lightning visit to London, went .last night to a rehearsal of "The Dar ling of the Gods," which Sir Herbert Tree Is reviving at His Majesty's Thea tre, for the composer is in search of a subjoct for a new opera. "The chief reason for my presence in London to-day," he said to a "Daily Express" representative. "Is pressure of private business. But, at the same time, whenever I come to London I am always glad of the opportunity to visit the theatres, for I am a great admirer of the English stage, and so it comes that I have made up my mind to see 'The Darling of the Gods,' in the hope that . it might prove to be a suitablo subject for an opera. I shall do my best to visit a rehearsal this evening, for I leave England for Italy at an oarly date. ' ? "I have seen 'Mr Wu,' and I liked it very muoh, both for its originality and the splendid manner in which It is staged. "I may tell you," ...
Land Tax Assessment. WHAT ARE "IMPROVEMENTS" [Newspaper Article] — Clunes Guardian and Gazette — 20 March 1914
Land Tax Assessment. _ I WHAT ARE "IMPROVEMENTS" 1 I An important decision was givon by tho High Court on Tuigday on the question of what constitutes "improve ments" on land within tin meaning of the Land Tax Assessment Act. The bench consisted of the Uiief Justice, Mr Justice Barton, Mr Jmtioo Isaacs and Mr Justico Kich. The matter cume up in Connection with a case stated for the opinion of : the court by Mr Mr Justice Isaacs. : The appellants were Christina Gordon Morrison, Annie Robertson and., M irgaret'Jordon Buchanan, and the respondent was the Commissioner of Land Tax. The appeal was originally before Mr Justice Isaacs, sitting in jurisdiction in tho High Court, and was against an assessment of land tax upon land owned by appellants, and known as Killing worth. Appellants appealed against re spondent's assessment on the ground that the assessment was excessive. : The ,laiid liatl from timo to time' been improved by (it) ringing timber, (b) clearing timber that bad fallen in &...
(TO THE EDITOR.) [Newspaper Article] — Clunes Guardian and Gazette — 20 March 1914
(TO TUB EDITOR.) SIB,-By the contiuuous writing I of " Horse Owner" one would think that motor drivers had committed a great crime because a horse takes a bit of a fright at the sight of a motor (especially at the .two on one, perhaps it resembles a moving circus), but Burely people can please themselves \ what and how they ride ; it's a free \ country. Horse owners should /teach | their horses to remain calm at the | sight of a " pip pip." Another thing i " Horse Owner" should note is that i horses are secondary consideration! now, the motor / now taking the pjace ; of them (too true). Another thing he cotqphins of " Tearing through the' Streets." . The only tearing done was : when they fell (too true again)1 1 About his not feeling inclined to read , " Punoh," it's a wonder he took the I bother to read Judge Box's views. Anyway to settle this argument we 'Ohaltanga " Horse Owner" and his friend the shooter on thu nag to a race along Fraser street. "Pakeha" bandicappor. Our purfprn...
SPORTING NOTES. TURF. [Newspaper Article] — Clunes Guardian and Gazette — 20 March 1914
SPORTING NOTES. (BY " PAKEHA") TURP. I am sorry to note tlio death of the | lightweight jockey, George Corbett, which took place at Nhill on Sunday afternoon last. It seems ho was tak ing two racers out for walking exor cise, tiding ohe and loading tho othor, when something frightened tho leading borao and he got away. Corbett, who was on Merry Barn, endeavored to capture him, but in doing so camo into contact with a tree, and was injured so badly that he died a short time after. Tho deceased was one of tho best of riders and was well known in Clunes and district, and the greatest sympathy is expressed for his relatives. Tho fi'.'st racing stable that deceased become connected with was the local stablo owned by Messrs Pitcher and Son, who had St Heliers, j.V., Lady Go-lightly, and others.
MINING. MADAME HOPKINS LEASE. [Newspaper Article] — Clunes Guardian and Gazette — 20 March 1914
MINING MADAME HOPKINS LEASE. | ! &ttting as a Warden's Oourfc a£ j Maryborough on Tuesday, Mr D. Borriman, P.M., heard an ipplication , by Ogwen Jones, a Melbourne manu facturer, for tlie forfeiture of a lease ot 520 aores at Homebush at present hold by James Oleoionta. Thin lease embraces tho velUknow MntUmo ' ^opb(a« &lt;m, A(Uv foariaif «y|« i donco the-Warden recommended the j forfeiture of the lease, and granting i it to the applicant. A RICH FIND. Great oxcitement prevailed through out the surrounding1 district on Wed nesday morning when nows was re ceived of a remarkable good find of gold at Corindhap. It appears that two brothers named Roberts, who are working in the creek near the town ship, came upon a pocket of nuggets. One slug which was unoarthed, it is reported, turned the scaleB at 127 oz. Several more nuggots of a rather sub stantial nature wore discovered, the whoio bringing the total weight of the find up to approximately 300 oz.
WELL AND STRONG. [Newspaper Article] — Clunes Guardian and Gazette — 20 March 1914
"WELL AND STRONG, What a grand tiling it is for women to feol well and strong ? The Ladies' Coli lege of Health has brought forward a homo treatment that has restored thousands to health at a trifling cost. 1 hose interested oan find oat all aoont li if they send two penny stamps to Dent. 63, lmdies'College of Health,! 4(J Elfe*
BOROUGH COUNCIL. WEDESDAY, MARCH 18th. [Newspaper Article] — Clunes Guardian and Gazette — 20 March 1914
BORiUSH COUNCIL. I 'WEDESDAY, MARCH 18th. Present-Tlio Mayor (Or J. F. Phillips, tJ-P.), nnd ' Crs Rowe, Kempson, Richards, TurnbuII, Lean, Woickha*t, Foulkes. The irtfor, on behalf of tlio counci', extended a hearty welcome to Ci' Richards who had been absent from several icetings through illness* He felt sun that every councillor vat Klad to lie Or Richards present again, and he sincerely hoped Or Richartlt wou'd ' continue to improve in health. Or Jichards thankod the mayor nnd councilors for thoir kind -welcome. He w.s not yet fully recovered, bu felt veil enough to again take up hi duti;3 connected with the council. (Heir, hear). CORRESPOSDEKCB" . I ?rom Sir A. J. Peacock, stating he hat been successful in obtaining for purchase of maintenance^ metal for Iocs! main roads, and enclosing to Sir Alex. Peacock tor bis action in the interests of the borough. ^ From secrotary, Board of [Icivltli, asking council to have s r supervision exorcised over saie u flsn. Referred to the healt...
A VALUABLE HOUSEHOLD REMEDY. [Newspaper Article] — Clunes Guardian and Gazette — 20 March 1914
A VALUABLE HOUSEHOLD REMEDY. One of the most valuable household remedies is mustard. This condiment is roost prompt in its action as a rube facient or skin reddcncr. It is also a very active emetic when stirred into a cup- of warm water-a teasjjoonful heaped up to a small cupful. Its harmlessness makes it safe to repeat in a few minutes if necessary. It is thus very useful in cases of poisoning or indigestion accompanied by severe pains or cramps. But it is in the shape of an old-fashioned mustard plaster that it finds its greatest field for good. There are two ways of preparing a' mustard plaster. - Where the effect is desired quickly it should be made cf pure mustard and hot water without any flour or meal, and covered with a thin piece of old muslin, laid next to the skin. It will always give timely notice of necessity for removal, as :t begins to bite at once. As soon -as the smarting bccomes uncomfortable, and the skin very red, it may be changed to some other part. Made strong...
MOTOR CYCLES AND HORSES. (TO THE EDITOR.) [Newspaper Article] — Clunes Guardian and Gazette — 20 March 1914
MOTOR CYCLES AND HORSES. (TO THE EDITOR.) Sir,-When "Horse Own.-r" cm plains of the speed of motorists frightening horses, he evidently w.inis the. world to cease progressing for a while, for fear of getting nhead of him and hiB horse. If motorists are to travel at the speed of horses, they might as well sell their motors and motor-cycles and buy horses. With all due respect for the horse, anyone can aee that the motor is taking his place as the servant of man. Most horses are now accustomed to motors and motor-cycles, and if "Horse Owner" were to manage his horse properly, he could speedily break him in, and I wish him every success in his efforts. Yours etc. FAIR PLAY".
TO CURE A HEADACHE. [Newspaper Article] — Clunes Guardian and Gazette — 20 March 1914
TO CUKE A HEADACHE. Dyspeptic or bilious hcadache is very common, it is the headache which is most easily traceable to its cause and most readily avoided without medicine. Every one who has ever suffered from it knows the cause and remedy. It is the old story of appetite, indul gence, and punishment. If you wish to know my advice as to i-uring- a bilious headache, I say don't get it. Eat such food as agrees with you; be temperate in all things, and. be as regular as clock work in your habits. In the case of young people this headache can always be traced to some error in diet-as rich food in immoderate quantity, eating at unreasonable or unusual hours, drink ing wine or beer, etc., etc.-and it readily gives way to an emetic and sleep. Almost any emetic will do. In the case of elderly persons, however, the headaches, although less acute, are apt to be more tedious and more ex hausting-. Rest in bed, cold applica tions to the head, and some purgative medicine taken so as to operate in...
CORRESPONDENCE. SITE FOR NEW OVAL. (TO THE EDITOR). [Newspaper Article] — Clunes Guardian and Gazette — 20 March 1914
CORRESPONDENCE' SITE FOR NEW OVAL. (TO TUB EDITOR). SlB,-I am glad the towns people and ratepayers are at last waking up to the long felt want of a central sports ground. In the past we have had too many reserves and sport grounds, there is one of a kind in every ward and like Paddy's horse, " none of them nogood." What's wanted is one central ground kept well in order. As an old sport, I have long advocated the " Island" as a place central, beautiful for the purpose, and easily approached I am surprised that some of the councillors for our North Ward should suggest the show grounds, and aho that bleak, windy and barren spot the other Bide of the station duck pond. This would be an injustice to North Clunes ratepayers as well as prove an utter failure. If those council lors were older, or knew a little more about old sports gatherings of some thirty years ago, when we tried the Bhow grounds, they ' would remember our efforts proved a veritable frost, and in hope of improving things ...
CHAPTER XLX. "I FORBID THIS MARRIAGE." [Newspaper Article] — Clunes Guardian and Gazette — 20 March 1914
CHAPTER XIX. "I FORBID THIS MARRIAGE." iJady Montamor was dally rejuven ating as she took an active part In the vonncr lives of her son and the Innocent, charminc girl who was so soon to be his wife. There was a sympathetic affection between the excitable, energetic old lady, who never admitted that there could ho obstacles to anything she willed or wished, and the tranquil, saddonod Notta. "Notta is so naturally high-class, so tactful ; she always instinctivoly knows what she ought to do, and docs it," the old lady told her son. "You should have scon her at Ame lie's. Not a bit put out by tho quantities of lovely things-not staring, goggle-eyed, as I havo soon duchess's daughters staro when they wero taken to be fitted for their com ing-out things, but just having tho right taste-liking what I liked be fore she could possibly havo guessed it-oh, and all that sort of thing. My dear, she is a gem ! You aro a lucky man." "I suppose I am," ho grimly re plied. "I don't'think, though, it...
The Great Montamor Case. CHAPTER XVIII. THE GAUNTLET IS CAST. [Newspaper Article] — Clunes Guardian and Gazette — 20 March 1914
The Great Montamor Case. By ALICE M. DIEHL, Authoress of "Tho Knave of Hoarte,' CHAPTER XVIII. THE GAUNTLET IS CAST. It was a sultry summer day ; the sun poured down on the pavomonts with merciless power. Tho grass In the parks was visibly browning. The busy thoroughfares were crowded in tho shade-empty but for a few pedestrians where the sunshine blis tered and frizzled. Gwendolen llalldarc sat at her, writing-table in her shady drawing room, shady because of wetted tat ties and outside blinds. Lilies and whito sweet peas, with ferns, were in the bowls aud vases. A little fountain fed witli rose-water played in the shaded balcony-a now idea of hers. Its trickling suggested cool ness, just as in the dining-room be low the big lumps of ice among ferns not only suggested cold, but tem pered tho heat. That day everything connected with Lord Montamor seemed to her clear as the purost crystal. She was miserable. An active fight was at work within her between the part of her naturo which ...
DARING OPERATION KNIFE FOR TUBERCULOSIS [Newspaper Article] — Clunes Guardian and Gazette — 20 March 1914
DARING OPERATION KNIFE FOR TUBERCULOSIS Tremendous strides have been made of lato years In the treatment of tuber culosis (says "Lloyd's Weekly News" of January 18), and one of the greatest appears to have been due to the sur geons at Guy's Hospital, who, greatly daring, are declared to have made a remarkable advance in the treatment of certain forms of disease. Recent researches have led doctors to suppose that many conditions of chronic ill-health, such as nervous debility, rheumatism, and other disorders, are duo to poisoning set up by unhealthy conditions of the large intestine, and it has even been suggested that the lowering of vitality resulting from such poisoning is favorable to the develop ment of cancer and tuberculosis. It was felt .that If the large intestine could be safely removed the result would be a tendency to healthy longe vity in the individual: but surgeons were deterred from the obvious opera tion by a knowledge of other functions performed by this part of the...
STRAIN ON THE NAVY POSITION DISCUSSED. [Newspaper Article] — Clunes Guardian and Gazette — 20 March 1914
STRAIN ON THE NAVY POSITION DISCUSSED. (By Rcar-Admlral A. T. Mahan, In "Tho Dally Mall.") The naval position of Groat Britain Is a composite of two distinct factors. These aro the general international situation. In so far as Great Britain way be therein Involved by her inter ests or her dangers, and the amount of naval force disposable to secure those interests and to meet those dan gers. These two things represent the defensive and offensive elements of a military situation. At the present moment tho mere security of tho British Islands Is con ceived to bo so far Imperilled that It has prompted a radical change in the distribution of tho British Navy, the leading feature of which is tho con centration around tho islands them selves of a very largo majority of the battleship force. Subordinate to this, but directly related to it, has been the withdrawal-the drawing back-of the Mediterranean Fleet from Malta to Gibraltar as its dcflnito headquarters. Students of military history wi...
(ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.) "THE UNWILLING ADVENTURESS." PUBLISHED By SPECIAL ARRANGEMENT. CHAPTER VI.—(Continued.) [Newspaper Article] — Clunes Guardian and Gazette — 24 March 1914
(ALL RIGHTS RBSBIIVED.) "THE UNWILLING ADVENTURESS." :o: By ALICE & CLAUDE ASKEW, Authors of " Through a Woman's Heart," " Gilded London," Voioes lrom Shadowland," "The Transformation of Althoa," &o. PunusnEP By SPECIAL ARRANGEMENT. CHAPTER yi.-(Contitiutd.) | "You tlaro to love-you-cursed , you are with tho dread of inheri ting your mother's insanity I Oh, yes, 1 am brutal I know speaking to you like this, but we are talking plainly to-day, you and I. Como, answer truly, do you b'olieve that Angus McDonald will marry you and run tlio fatal risk of having an idiot child 1 You know his strong ideas on the subject of hereditary disease. You know your mother died in a private lunatic asylum, as her mother died boforc her." "Oh, you cruel woman-you cruol v.-oman !"' Agatha put up her two hands as though to ward off a blow. "Cruel to be kind," came the fierce answer. "Is it not true kind ness to. point out to you how impossi ble your love-dream is? You can novel-lhopo to ...
COLLECTING VOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Clunes Guardian and Gazette — 24 March 1914
COLLECTING VOTES. At an early stage of the work on the State electoral canvass it was poin ted out to the eleptoral officers chat if the polioe wore their uniforms in going from house to liouBe, and did not dis guise themselves in plain clothes, they must expect a great deal of diiHculty in inducing householders in certain parts of Melbourne suburbs to open the doors to them. One inspector has submitted to Mr J, Molly, the chief eleotoyai oifier, a report on his own experience. Ho approaohed a building in a mean suburban street, he states, and found that it purported to be a shop, for it had several jars of decomposed confectionary in its windQW. Of} trying (;ho door, he £ouwl it looked, and he rapped loudly and long, before ho succeeded in ob taining any response from the inmates. Finally a small boy appeared on the scene, and on being asked by the in spector wao lived there, replied, i'ifobocly }ives here." fust at' that moment q, cough was heard from within, and the offiqor immed...