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DEMOCRACY AND EDUCATION [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 13 February 1914

DEMOCRACY AND EDUCATION At the National Liberal Club last night Lord Haldane spoke somewhat alarmingly of the condition of educa tion in this country (states "The Daily News". December 16). He said he did not htink he was taking an unduly alarmist view when he said that indif ference to education was a serious na tional danger. We came into exis tence as a great industrial nation at a time when we had practically no edu cation. We were easily first in manufactures in the time when it wanted only dash and go and practical skill. But now the art of manufacture was linked with scientific education, and woe he to the country lacking in the scientific equip lment necessary to enable it to compellte with its more favored rivals. That was not the only source of na t!onal danger. We were living in a time of great utph(eaval The dentoc racy had ceased to slumber, and it was asking the question why it had so much less than its neighbors of the world's goods. We could no nore deal with such a ...

Publication Title: Gippsland Mercury
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
MINISTER OF DEFENCE TAKES A FLIGHT. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 13 February 1914

MINISTER OF DEFENCE TAKES A FLIGHT. The Minister for Defence (Senator Millen) gained the distinction on Wed nesday of being the first nmemnber of the Federal Cabinet to nlake an aero plane ascent in Australia. In con - pany with Harry Hawker. the Minister for Defence made a birdseye inspec tion of Caullield. Malvern. "Arn'adale, and St. Kilda. Senator Millen was in the air for 16 mir.utes. and he experi enced the thrill of speeding through space at the rate of 95 miles per hour 3200ft. above the ground. -lis inten tion to accompany the young Austra lian airnlan -in a light had been kept a close secret, and It was not till the Minister actually climbed into the passengers' seat at at25 minutes to on Wednesday that the little crowd of onlookers realised that Ito really meant to go aloft. "There were really no sensations worth mentioning.' said Senator Mil len, as congratulations were showered upon hint. "I cannot say that there was any feature one could describe as thrilling-nothine t...

Publication Title: Gippsland Mercury
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
No Title [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 17 February 1914

A few days ago a areiess snmok-r pa sin alon"!g the .Rosedale-road threw a lighted cigarette ino the KIil lmant'y .Estate, and set lire to thi 'rass. ' rtuQtIately tile ir-e wa s no'iced by a passer-by. and )put oil ju si at I tIe edge of the fence. On Friiday lnight a large nu mber ot residents assembled at the Mechan ics I'nstituto Hal!, Rosedale. t_?o bid I'arN'ewell to Postmnaister J. Iowlailud, mitd Mrs. Rov, lands. -Mr. J. S. Lestc'. J.P., presented Mr. and Mrs. RowlvanIs with a putIe- . of sovereti igns;i froin lo cal residents. Mr. Row\lands has been promnoted, and tralnsfrerred to -North Melbourne. Action is beilIg taken by tiia Allbr t'!a Shire Council to h\-ave a1cres re served at k thte Balwvoutg beach for callpintg llrlPoses. This place is a popular resort at holiday tinle in the sutlnir season, avlte.re falmilies canip for a monolth at a stretch. With regard to th, lontg-stan'd.y, trouble o\ver the building ill York street, Sale, letawenl tilh Mechanics Intitute collll...

Publication Title: Gippsland Mercury
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Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
SERIOUS SLAUGHTERMEN'S STRIKE. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 17 February 1914

SERIOUS sL.lUGHTERIMENS STRIKE. Two hundred slaughtermen em ployed at the city at.attoirs struck work to-day over a dispute regarding the cleansing and lime- washing of slaughtering pens. There is liikely to be a serious shortage of meat to mnorrow. The emtllloyes unlion secre tary has pla,-td the facts before the Conmmonoweal ih industrial registrar. who is going t, ask the representa tires of e'mplIoY]'ers to see hilm. Prob ably- J.lige ltiggins will call a corn l)ulsory confereillc as the result. A leading employer says that this is the Ibeginning of a strike in the nmeat industry.

Publication Title: Gippsland Mercury
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MINING INTELLIGENCE. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 17 February 1914

MINING INTELLIGENCE. Long Tunnel Gold MIines.-February 12.-3225ft. level.-Reef In S. stopes averages Sin., payablo. 3375ft. level. Reef in stopes N. of No. 2 rise aver ages ISin.; payrable. Reef in stopes over and S. of intermediate averages Ift.; a littl to payable gold. Reef in stopes N. and ,. of No. 3 rise averages ,i0in.. a little goll. Will get into the stopels on the go;d stone as soon as the leading stope S. of No. 3 rise is carried forward to meet them. Winze plat and excavation for hoist is near ly completed at Soft. S. of crosscut. Iain shaft. The plat and bin exca vations for the No. 14 level are nearly completed. Mill--30 heads running one shift. The amalgam returns are a little improvement on recent averages. Eureka G. I. Company. TWalhalla.- Februat 11l.-Rise from Western reef -Intermediate up 26ft. Expect to hole through to winze from 250ft. level In a day or so. All other work in mine stopped pending starting battery, as quartz hoppers were full and no room for ston...

Publication Title: Gippsland Mercury
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
A RELIABLE REMEDY. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 17 February 1914

A RELIABLE REMEDY. Rexona is a reliable remedy for all eruptions and irritations of the skin, eczema, pimples, sores, chilblains, chapped huands, sciatica, itching or bleeding piles, cuts, burns, bruises, scalds, bad legs, stings of insects, and all kinds of inflammation. Rexona Is sold only in triangular pots at 1/6 and 3/. Obtainable at \V. D. Leslie. and Co. s.· .;n.'S

Publication Title: Gippsland Mercury
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
GOOD FOR THE WIFE. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 17 February 1914

GOOD FOR THE WIFE., \\ hen a wife hlas a iiouusekeeping al Lu I(dcIte, axL1t IlIRKCS Salvigs, 1s she eliliUcn t ltg'ard thllt as 11 0r Owl propet? \'as a qUCSL1Lo SLLbnilliLted tO Ji?ng e\ ti5key III Ui1 \li?OUOile COUnlty LU.rL iL jst '? icci, illd ?1iswcr\\ed I tIle atRiillra\t'i . 'Ti1 IleLatter CaIlle Up ill a Clailii 0t Mary sl.ieni \\ Itcheld, O0. -Lac]i.ii?gt'll--streett , .ew\\', ilainst the seizure o0 t'ertall furnliture b"y George bLatoiLii,' of burlley, a jtldglllillt cr1U *Uto tL 11cr Lisadiua, I. \\lt~heulL. She ltasedt h 1r Ll1 ca 11 otr te actC tlhalt S?e 11tti purciliased tuei bulK 01 tile guOOds Iii Lie oXVn namie I',ti Ilnuiieys saved oy her ironi ncr hueioiiiiepiing allow alilc. Mrl. Lager, icr tile complail anit. arguei th11at Wllere a iusand sla i a'llt eekly alIow?nice to his wYlte aosoiUcly-. Iie dl Idot eX~pect ltO get i11iiy i It LULCt. I iel' by tilirlit saVed a OIIrtiil 01 it, shn id0{,=d upoui the S\lt igl as I1m'l OWl\I. lie L11nu?allUd in tiills c12, by...

Publication Title: Gippsland Mercury
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
COMMONWEALTH METEOROLOGY. WEATHER FOR WEEK ENDED FEBRUARY 13. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 17 February 1914

COMMONWEALTH METEOROLOGY. \\E.V'Ll£iE FUR i VEEK ENDED ia2JiLAIRi i& tIiUtidal'y W'Lther CI" I1 11e fight UL ir lav·. tile CIII 1115., was rled ldible 1 a n ligt batL airi. generali rialnlail, as \a li tas .,lne \i.enIt local sualls,? vu uli tiel)etioallsl VIUIlliCt UCUITillg lat L-io111g, a ilaau l11e deitIuItlun i: IiUa,? i td Upreutllig L tIi Ces .lOIl1 a ?0ra'u\1 pI Ul--auliiu -0U 'ulrtls \let? -LL. i.til tilet peVlrI?tlu ll at L rcli-? CU. I. l0 S1Udelacy tel~dlici':D tIluS te ;uili c?ulllu?ic Iu1i1'Y ~iutuLay af tnd -allusy, til"e acattler Uti~l" Ut ditinctL I ItUlCLSC'OlLt Ltyp. Ull i uesuay ? 1ur iflitl Ut t1u htate 111 Cehillectiall Witfi ?1i AitL Li cue ul urtaL." tile a?etd'L /iLtiL ) ?I;C; L U15iL" U;IllU 'JIit' ai\-i ellr'?[ Lt LL le'ltled "1"iu1 tUelln1 brougutL e\'ry huie e\\hliter, w\hical UI le I15W \as 5Still ellIg culitillu·ed. InLtense nleat \wIas eXperieicL'ed llllalid during Lile 11, 1ie leSS 111111 trll ee Slati;115, Lwali 1111u, 1111 ul a UIUI'L recut...

Publication Title: Gippsland Mercury
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PIMPLES OFF IN TWO DAYS. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 17 February 1914

PI.IPLES OFF IN TWO DAYS. "Laxo-Tonic Pills removed an un sightly patch of pimlples fro"m my face," writes Mliss Sophy Henderson. 12 Relby-street, Enmore, New South \\Whl?ecs, " which for two months had resisted every possible remnedy. These breakings out were of a scabby na ture, anld covered a por'tiLon of tmy chin and cheek. Thiy were such a distigurement that I did not care to go out of the house in the daytime. 'ne day t' friend of mine gave me a box of Laxo-Tonic Pills, and suggest ed that I should give tllem a trial. 'Very well,' I said, 'I will; but I don't think they can possibly atfect the pimples, which seem to have set tied down for good and all upon my face.' I took the pills according to directions. After twenty-four hours the pimples begatn to dry up, and in forty-eight hours they all came away when I was washing, leaving the skin perfectly clear and clean, like the rest of my face. For two months these pimples worried me. Two days of Laxo-Tonic Pill treatment, and th...

Publication Title: Gippsland Mercury
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Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
WATERSIDE TROUBLES. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 17 February 1914

\\1ATERSI.EI TROUBLES. There have beeni no developments in the waterside trouble. strict sec recy being observed as to what hap pened at the comlpulsory conference. A mass meeting wil be held either on \1ednesday or Thursday.

Publication Title: Gippsland Mercury
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THE NEED FOR ORGANISATION. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 17 February 1914

THE NEED FOR ORGANISATION. That there will be a double dissolu tion within a tewt n tllllhs is now prac tical.e cert'aill. Tilne lenatLe, Witl its uove'\vhelning" Labour I1najority, caI 1t11g tin. uils ot Ministers bitck in. their taccs w\'ithi expressions of con \x nilst Labour is thoroughly organis -ed anlld has detilmte annils, the Lloeral Imarty alwa-ys, anld Inevitably, tends to slackneslills. Its lllmecibers are drawn Ilrolni all sect!ios of the conununitylllll wllo aru agree'd nI1 the oie basic prin clple tilat the indiv\idual shioulu be true, and that tnere snall not be a noV seridont witn the trades uinion "' boSs as the mloderln slave driver. Lhlt iii order to orgaTllls successIully, it is necessalry to go a little turtner. lhe Literal Irogroli'ne appeals to the youngerll melli, alid it is thlley \wilo count. tllat programilt Il has to be scattered broad-asm, and the Prime Mintister, \who is as earliest in the itatter as thle youillngest of tlhose behinld him, has to be su...

Publication Title: Gippsland Mercury
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NEW LEGISLATION. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 17 February 1914

NE\V LEGISLAkTION. \While tile summer session of the Stat, Parliament, which opened in January, has not been prolific In leg islation, a number of useful measures have been passed. Both Ministerial and Opposlition members regret the shelving by the Legislative Council of the Factories Amending Bill until next session, and there is a certain amount of disappointmltent at the failure of the Mimstry to dual with the I-ospit al anlld Charities Bill. On the other handt, satisfaction is explressed that the \Workers" Compensation Bill has been disposed of. nlu addition to various rinancial bills, the following measures have been assented to by botlh HIouses -Melbourne Tramways Trust, Metro politan Fire Bribgades, South Mel Iotltrn1e Tranlaways, Country Roads (,Anending), Prahran and Malvern Tit'amways Trust, Railway Advances, [nfectious Diseases Hospital, Caven dish to Toolondo Railway, Municipal Ratin- (tUninmproved Value), W'orkers Dwellings. Geclong Land, South Mel bournt Mlarkets (Land...

Publication Title: Gippsland Mercury
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
ACHING BACK, [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 17 February 1914

ACHING BACK, The bane alike of tile housewife and ot thile \workling mlan. In some cases every mov1em1nt1 or tle body 1s accom palned by a snarp, stabouulng pain in ine small of tile back, andl in oLthers tn painl is dull anti continuous. .Lnese are sgyllliptoms ot lidUiy disetase. Ar rest its progress by uslingl Lr. Shel non 's di k'lils, wvich wuli act in a surprisnlgly prompt man?ter. Price, 1/6 and ': 6. UbttainaLle everywhere,

Publication Title: Gippsland Mercury
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
STATE SESSION CLOSES. FACTORIES BILL SHELVED. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 17 February 1914

STATE SESSION CLOSES. IlACTORIES BILL SHI-EL\'VED. The session of the State Parlia ilnent, which had beenl dragging on for overc se\'ven imouLths, came to a close during last week. The Worikers Compcnsation Bill had been put through on the lprevious day, but the Lgislati\ve Council on Friday declin ed to go on \\itly the bulky Factories Act Amendment Bill when it came d,.wn from the Legislative Assembly. Thle Ministry desired that considera tion of the mneasture should be post ponled until next Tuesday, when it would ask both Houses to meet again. Ilowevecr, nnmbers declined to accept thie suggestion, Ipreferring to take the rather novel course suggested by Mr. Manifold of referring the measure to the Standing Orders Committee, with . suggestion that it consider tihe de sirability of recomumending thle House to pass a standing order enabling the bill to be taken up at the beginning of next session. Tile action of the Council met with at \\warm protest froml the Labour Party in tile ...

Publication Title: Gippsland Mercury
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A GREAT LAW SUIT DECIDED. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 17 February 1914

A GREAT LAW SUIT DECIDED. The Supremie Court, the People, ha~ve decided that )r. Sheldon 5 New Dis co\very wilns ag~.inst coughs and colds. Price., 1; tna i /. a Obtaintahie every Where.

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WONDERS OF WIRELESS. New York, February 12. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 17 February 1914

WOND,- S OF WIRELESS. (Pcr Reuter.) Now Tork, February 12. A eplendid illustration of the de gree of purfection attaincd by wlro less telegraphy has been demonstrat ed here. \\'ireless Press nlmessages were ex changed between Germany and the United States over a distance of, roughly. 3.200 miles. Congratulatory ethergrams were re ceived fronm the South African Press, rthle Berlin newspapers, tho United States Amlbassador to Germany, and the German Emperor.

Publication Title: Gippsland Mercury
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INTERSTATE CRICKET. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 17 February 1914

N1 'FPEISTATE CRICK.ET. Victoria, tirst innings 213; South A-ustralia. second innings, seven for •8 ,4. Mayne 44, Hill 60. Colts:---\'ictuoria. irst innings 352, se onld 239: Sourth Australia, first in nings 174, second tour for 153.

Publication Title: Gippsland Mercury
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SHOOTING TRAGEDY AT YARRAM [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 17 February 1914

SHOOTING TRAGEDY AT YARRAM James liartiil. \who went out Ehoot ilg t t Yarraliml, -was founld dead last night lying halfway through a fence, with a bullct wound in his head. It is believed ihe piea-rile he was carry ing accidentally exploded.

Publication Title: Gippsland Mercury
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PRODUCE MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 17 February 1914

PRODUCE 31ARIKET. Whb.at. firm, prompt deiivery along ie 3 /S. March 3/6 ; oats-milling 1, 10, feed 1/9; barley-malting Chev alier 3/6, Cape barley 2/4; clhaff. to 70/; hay, to 110'.

Publication Title: Gippsland Mercury
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
SCRATCHINGS. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 17 February 1914

SCIRATCHINGS. Ca'ultield:--Warrion Hurdle.-Flinch anwd Patriotic. Flemington:-Ascot Yale Stakes. Ccrrain, Booran Rose, Miss Edel.ue, .MIiss Lcda, Baysan, Booran Lass. Ncwmarket Htandicap.-Saracen.

Publication Title: Gippsland Mercury
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