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AT No. 10. A PEEP INSIDE THE PREMIER'S HOME IN DOWNING STREET. [Newspaper Article] — Cobram Courier — 19 March 1914

AT No. 10. A I'EEl' INSIDE THE I'REMIEirS HOME IN IJOttWlKCi STREET. Downing Streot, it has often been srW, symbolises . our British habit of burying national treasures. This narrow, quiet, fifty-yards cul-de sac is the most fatuous street in the world ; its name is known and re sported in all the great Chaucel )ori<s and embassies ; it is part of j th»* pilgrimage of the globetrotter; \d the average Londoner passes it daily without noting that he does The life of Downing Street dales hack l<> 1003, when the baronet of that name . built the - houses that »n«w represent. tho ofliciul residences of the Frime Minister and the Chan cellor of the .Exchequer. -Its memo ries make nn imperishable landmark in the record of British history. The only meeting between Welling ton and ?>V8tm took place in this street. Uoth were waiting for an nwlience with the Minister for War and the Colonics. 'Wellington (Dion Sir Arthur Wellcsley). knew •N>Ison from his pictures ...

Publication Title: Cobram Courier
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Medicos and the Pictures. TELLING HOW THE FILMS ARE BEING ADAPTED FOR SCIENTIFIC PURPOSES. [Newspaper Article] — Cobram Courier — 19 March 1914

Medicos and the Pic tures. -rKt.LINCi KOW TltK KM,MS ARK HKINti ADAPTED FOU SCIEN TIFIC! PUIU'OSES. Asficil what l'° considered tlio most wonderful bioscopo films, n manu facturer without hesitation ropllod those mado Tor the medical profes sion. These films, which have been Inl nil with tlio aid of physicians such «« M''- '''• Martin-Duncan, K.lt.l'.S. Hng; Trofcssor Dontre, I'i nmo ; nml J)r. K. lllake Bald win, Chicago, nro not only wonder ful, hut will, without doubt, prove „ m'rrat "id to tlio study ol di I >r. Blnko llaldwin's work con sists of pictures of patients suffering frnm locomotor ataxia, paralysis, nml similar discuses. Each day dur ing treatment the patient was mado to go through certain movements while pictures were taken to show irlmt progress had been made to wards finding the proper treatment or cure of the disease. Dr. Victor I.ospinnsse I ns made films showing the growth niul" life of typhoid and cholera microbes by mentis of. a powerful mlcroscopo nnd a mi...

Publication Title: Cobram Courier
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Taught a Lesson. [Newspaper Article] — Cobram Courier — 19 March 1914

Taught a Lesson. —-—-t . II happened at a public ball. - lie was a man of serious intentions and numerous attentions, and she was rich and weddabfcv They sat in the hair under the stairway, ll'w'ns" a nook for lovers. There was. not a soul in sight, mid he thought his golden opportunity'^ had arrived. Down he Hopped on his knees, nnd clasped her hand. • "Dear one," he whispered, not very loud, but loud--'-enough, "1 have loved-- you with the whole strength and ardour of a man's nature when it is roused by all that is pure nnd good and lovely in */oman, and J can no longer restrain my pent-up feelings. T -must tell ^*ou what is in my heart, and'assure -you that i never yet has woman ? eard . from i mv lips i the secrcts that :ire throb I bing and——" , ^ Just then a rustic was heard ' on | the stairs above them,* i:nd-*a card ! fastened to a thread swung " down [ and dangled not two inches from the | lover's nose. On it: were these por i lentous words . ! "J'm a bit of a liar myself."...

Publication Title: Cobram Courier
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His Unlucky Day. [Newspaper Article] — Cobram Courier — 19 March 1914

His Unlucky Day. "I loll you what it is/' said a man ; "I nm firmly convinced that every man has his particular day -for good nnd had luck. "Monday is my - unlucky day. 1 have been watching it for twenty years, and nothing can shako me in this be litf. 1 never begin any enterprise, no matter how trivial, or start on any-journey on that day. Therefore T make Monday an oft day. and do nothing but potter around the house. Even in these • little. alTairs .every thing goes wrong. Take the record of last Monday, n fair a\*crage, and *bc convinced :— Smashed finger while nailing board on fence. \ ."Fell down cellar stairs with coal scuttle. \ *' Fell over wheelbarrow while carrying step-ladder; r "Sat down on chair \vhcrc chil dren had been making . toffy, r. v"C»ot swindled by. pedlar. •' "Got thumb pinched in gate. "I'eceived summons to serve on special jury. "Forgot all about it. . "Was fined JHU. "Income-tax man called. "While eating supper square yard of ceiling fell on dining-table. ...

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NO MAN'S LAND. COUNTRIES AND TERRITORIES STILI AWAITING THE EXPLORER. [Newspaper Article] — Cobram Courier — 19 March 1914

NO MAN'S LAND. COUNTRIES AND TERRITORIES STILI, AWAITING THE EXPLORER. The terrible fate of Captain Scott and his brnv© companions, uhooo memories will remain for ever gre»mT though their bodies lie amid fro/rn whiteness, reminds us of tho ninny unexplored territories which have yet lo receive the impress of n human foot, and, doubtless, their toll of heroic victims. On a rough ostimate, about se\nn millions of square miles, or one eighth of the totnl land surface of the world, are waiting to be discov ered. Sonic 200,OHO square miles of this lie in the Arctic regions of the North, but among the fro/on tracts that form "Antnrrt ic," in tlu> South, where Scott, ami his gallant followers were penetrating, nearly | 25,000,000 square miles nre rolrgntoti I to the sole use of whales, seals. I penguins, petrels, and other animal and bird inhabitants of fro/en homes. ]t is trite that human habitations could never be formed in such climes as these, but the scientific world is ever eager ...

Publication Title: Cobram Courier
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THE BIBLE PRINTER. [Newspaper Article] — Cobram Courier — 19 March 1914

I 'juiii: IJIDL13 I'ltiN'j-Ku. The . retirement of Mr. Henry l-Yow'de from active supervision of the Oxford University Press after thirty-nine years- of work recalls ' the issuing of the Kevisod .Ww Tes lament on May J 7, 1SS1. Jlefore! one o'clock in the morning the doors | of the University Press warehouse in Paternoster How, London. were | opened, and by midday every hook. 1 •seller in the kingdom was provided with copies, and Mr. Krowdc, who had issued more than 1,000,000 copies hy th«l time, had repeat or ders fur nearly as many more. When the Old Testament was issued in its revised form four yean Inter, the rush was ulmost as great.

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HOW TO OUTWIT THE PICKPOCKETS. [Newspaper Article] — Cobram Courier — 19 March 1914

. -HOW. TO' OUTWIT 'THE' PICK- , ■ I'OCKETS. Mr. William Needharn relates : "A ; little over forty years ago 1 went to the Wesleyan Chapel at Shef field to hour Jtcv. C. H, Spur-' geun. The minister of the chapel; at the close of the sermon, in an nouncing* the collection, warned the eongregatiun against pickpoc kets. Mr.« Spurgeon at once rose, and in his genial way, said, "Friends place your money on tho plate, then von need not fear 'he pick pockets." J'rinter : "The report of that as ! sault and lmtu»ry case lacks seven | lines of filling the column, sir." | Editor ; "Jl'm ! How many times i do the words * man,' ' woman,' ! ' stranger,' or • bystander ' occur V" ' JYinter (after counting) : "Thirty seven times." [ Editor : "CJood ! .lust, insert the j words ' well-dressed ' before each of "A litile drop ; not much," was the reply of a Russian tailor re-] siding in the East End of London, when asked at the Alien Jmimgra- 1 tion Hoard whether he could speak 1 English. j

Publication Title: Cobram Courier
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Not a Sherlock Holmes. [Newspaper Article] — Cobram Courier — 19 March 1914

Not a Sherlock Holmes. ♦ A police-officer tells an interesting tale or mi old woman he oncc had to deal with. A batch of • bank notes. hud been stolen, nml. the tie- j ♦.ectivu found-sotnebno to tell ' him thnt the old woman in' question,- n notorious •"fence," had one of the notes, nt least., at her house. So implicitly did the detective rely upon his informer that he set aside the formality of a search warrant', -and'proceeded- to visit the old woman's house, locked the doors on the inside, , and rumaged the moms from cellar, to roof. He is an officer who prides himself on his keen scent in u searcli, but he Was completely ballled; and after tearing up-some boards and knocking- b>wn some plaster by way of making a show of doing something, while he waited for a new idea, at last }»c pave it up. . .Turning to the wqinun and hand ing her back a candle which , f-he had. lent him to work with, he said :— . . •>"Well, this time ] confess I am beaten. Tell -A its where it-&...

Publication Title: Cobram Courier
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Full of Resource. [Newspaper Article] — Cobram Courier — 19 March 1914

Full of Resource. I Natural aptitude to grasp a situa | lion ha* been turned to account ! more than once on the stage, and, I in one ca*e, if the veracity of n | favourite comedian goes for any thing, it saved a panic and possible : loss of life. | "We wire playing* one - night I stands," said he, "in Kansas during the terrible period of cyclones, and | found ourselves in a large, dilapi dated building, called, by courtesy, a theatre. "The low comedian was on the stage in the part of a drunken husband receiving a vigorous Icc ture from his wife. 'Madam,' ho had just observed, ' if you keep on you'll talk the roof nfl,' when there was n roar heard, followed by a tremendous crash, the building sway ing like n tree in a storm. Every body jumped to their feet, for they saw the roof had been carried away. They were about to turn and make one dash for the exits, when the comedian, coming down to the foot lights, looked up into the air, and, quick as a flash, turned to the lady, and said :...

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RICHEST YOUNG MAN ON EARTH. HIS WONDERFUL LIFE STORY. [Newspaper Article] — Cobram Courier — 19 March 1914

RICHEST YOUNG MAN ON EARTH. 1 HIS WONDKlU-lil, 7.1 FF, STORY. A fortune of £13,000,000, rppre* 1 sen ting nn annual income, al five, p*»r cent.. of £050,000. Thnt, in brief figures, i.s the wealth of thci richrst. voting man in the world, j William Vincent Astor—the eldest ; son of Colonel John «lncol> Astor, | who v>nl down in the Tilanir at the beginning of last year—who, | when he rame of ng<; on November j 15th last, entered into absolute control of this immense fortune. J'rotonhly many of the Astor 03 tate investment* pay more than five per rent., profit. Few' pay less. In deed, it. has been Authoritatively .staled that. the live per cent, rate is the average. I.et us pill Mr. Astnr's wealth in another way. If he spent £LV'0(> a month, or £500 n week, for 15% incr expenses, this would only amount tn i n year to £121,OOO, and would Ihen leave £'J,OO0 n day as his Income for every day in the year, except! Sundays, after ho had pair! all his living expenses. I ...

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Berrigan Council Notes. [Newspaper Article] — Cobram Courier — 19 March 1914

Berrigan Council Notes. iVt last week's meeting a .vote of thanks was passed to Cr. Hoyle, on tho'motion sf Crs Hefferhan and lley noldson, fur tho manner ill which he had carried out his dtltios as president during the past twelve.'moutlis. In replying, Cr Hoylo said he intended devoting the balance of his presiden-' tial allowance towards a prize to oach school in the shire for the best writ ten essay, and also a champion prize of £5 open to all schools. He was endeavoring to get' the Key. T. Shaw Fitshett to act as adjudicator. ■ The enginoer preseuted • the plans of the proposed additions'to the shire offices, including' a-strong room, and tenders were ordered to bo called for tho work. 1'lie A Hiding councillors are right up. against tho additions, holding tlmt Tocumwal should bo the seat of government, on the grounds that it lms the largest revenue and tho biggest population of any town in the shire. The Tocumwal Progress Association evidently holds tho same opinion; as at its...

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A Column of Comments. [Newspaper Article] — Cobram Courier — 19 March 1914

/I Column of ComnientB. [By K, E. FtexsnoN.] , At a sand-off bold recently down Mooroopna way ono of the speakers referred to the guest as follows : "Ha did not desire to oome'into public view', but ho was a silent worker.'! "Yes," responded another; "just like a white ant." "Got a Progress Association in this town 1" queried a stranger. "Oh, yes, we've got one hero," was the reply. »How often does it meet?" was' the next question. "Well it's supposed to meet once a month," was tho' answer, "but we haven't had a meeting for tomo time now because none of the members are urgently in need of their bnck lanes being dono up." - It's a common thing in Oobram at present to hear pedestrians sing' out humorously to drivers of vehicles, "Where's your light?" no mutter if the driver has a light, or whether it be daylight. Now I think these humor ists are unconsciously Helping to kill (he ff' P»e that lays the-golden eggs, for they are assisting to keep up a scare which puts the Jehus on their ...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cobram Courier — 19 March 1914

Every Day of the Week, Every Week of the Month, Every Month of the Year, and all the Year, we will always Serve you Faithfully and well & Co.,

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An Interpleader Case. [Newspaper Article] — Cobram Courier — 19 March 1914

An Interpleader Cast). Mr Beavon,P.BI., was called upon at the Yarrawonga court on Wednes day of last week to determine the ownership <>f a pony and gig which was recently soizod by the local police on a warrant of distress, and which was cliiimed by E. J. Gillian. licensee of the Victoria hotel, Xurrawonga. J. H John-<onf butcher, whs the exe cution creditor, and C, E. Hewson, formerly of Cobram, execution debtor. Mr J. A Hargrave appeared for Mr Gri 11ian, and Mr Perinezel represented Mr Johnson. Constable Delarue testified to hav ing seized the pony and gig, which was at the Victoria hotel, after the receipt of a warrant of distress from Cobratn. Subsequently be received notice from Mr Gillian, who was pre sent at time of seizure, claiming the property. Air Hargrove said his client did not claim absolute ownership, butouly au innkeeper's, lien. Edward J. Gillian gave evidence to the effect that a man named Ilewsrtn. called at his hostelry on 25th ult., an...

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The Cobram Courier. R[?]TABLISEND 188[?] THURSDAY, MARCH 19, 1914. Local and General Items. [Newspaper Article] — Cobram Courier — 19 March 1914

'jfre (|obi'uii/ ^oni'ien. KflTiBLIABKD 2Sfii» THURSDAY, MARCH 19, 1014. Local and General Items. Cobham Fire Brigade.—Members of this brigade returned home during the week from tbe Bendigo domonstra- , tion, und they all report having had a good time. As was mentioned in our last issue, they succeeded in gaining second placo in the 4-men boso and reel event, und were only beaten by one-fifth of n second by the Swan Hill brigade for first place. No less than 38 brigades competed in this event, and it was a very meritorious perform ance indeed to get so close to the final. Tbe Cobram team was composed of C. W. Block, W. Shadforth, W. Paul, and J. Jessop, and they also took part in the Champion Fours event, in which they won the first and second rounds and were pluced sixth in tho final against time. Tho brigade also had a team in the G-men hose and reel con test, but were run out by tho Uathalia representatives, who ultimately proved the winnei'R, and were congratulated by ibe local ...

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Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Cobram Courier — 19 March 1914

In Memorlam. WOCJDGATE—Iii loving memory of my dear husband, Evernnl Julian, who died on 22nd March, 1913. Silently the shades of evening Gather round our lonely door, Silently they bring before us A loved face we shall see no more. Rest iu pcace. —Inserted by his fond wife and little son, Leo. ! GREGORY.—In loving memory of my dear 1 husband and our dear father, who died Murch 17,1912, atJToowoomba, Queens land. And while we kneel wc lift our eyes To dear ones gone before us, Safe housed with Thee in Paradise, Their spirits hovering o'er u* ; And beg of Theo when life is pust To reunite us all at last, And to our lost restore us. —Inserted by his loving wife and daughters. GREGORY.—In loving momory of our dear father, who departed this life on the I7tli j March, 1912, at Toowoomba, Queensland | Ood calls our loved ones from our houics, But never from our hearts. His memory lives in hearts that knew his worth. — Inserted by hie loving sot.s.

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Numurkah Raoes. [Newspaper Article] — Cobram Courier — 19 March 1914

Numurkah Raoes. The annual mooting of the Nuraurkah Sh. Patrick's Day Racing Club was hold on Tuesday, and passed off very successfully.. Results Maiden Plate—5 furlongs. J. Shennan's Chummio ... 1' H. Crasher's Majestic Chaperone [Page] 2 A. Blacktoy's Chester Toll [Alder] ..., 3. Sunhurst. also ran. PocyJRaco—4f furlongs. \V. Fowler's Coogee [Page] 1 J. Parnell's Posey [Jordan] ... '••• 2 ■T. Shennan's Too Wee ... 3» Echo andjPatricia also ran. St. Patrick's Handioap—1 mile. R. Biggar's Prialine [Pegrum] ... ... I Mrs Dowker's Bessemer ... ... ••• 2 Trial Stakes—4 furlongs. R. Biggar's Miss Willow [Pogrurn] ... 1' W. Patterson's Sunhurst [Pago] ... 2 J. Roche's Cbalmors [Chalmors] - ... 3. Miss Graoo also ran. Welter Handicap—7 furlongs. J. Roche's Chalmors-fPftgo]- ... ••• X E. Hayes* Aramain [Peifrum] • ... *-... 2 A. Dunning's Colouoj-White [AUlor] ... 3 Commonwealth Handicap—6 furlongs. W. Fowlor's Lady Mona [Alder] ... 1 E, Hayos' Waipa [Pegrum] ... 2 Hack Raqo—5 furlougs. Ar...

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Tennis [Newspaper Article] — Cobram Courier — 19 March 1914

Tennis; A very enjoyable match was played on Saturdayjou tho local court between teams-; from the Cobram and Cobram East clubs, 'and resaltedina woll-deaerved victory for tho visitors. . Tho following, is the rosult of the.games L. C. Smith and TV. Tuck (0.) beat M; O'Keofo and M. Mulcahy. (O.E.) 6—1, beat W. O'Kano and J. Parnell 6—3, beat P. Flynn and T. 'Muloahy 0—3, and lost to J; Flynn and J. Mulcahy 5—6. . G. Grant and F. A, Prosnell (C.) lopt to W, O'Kano and J. Parnoll (C.E.) 6—7, beat J. Flynn and J. Mulcahy 6—4, lost to P. FJynn and T. Muloahy 2—6, lost to M. O'Kano and M. Mulcahy 3—6. Rev, Williams and F. Bolton (C.) lost to «T. Flynn and|J.)Muloahy (C.E.) 3—6, beat P. Flynn and T. Mulcahy 6—5, lost to M. O'Kano and M, Mulcahy 1—6, lost to W. O'Kano and J. Parnoll 2—6. A, S. Morton and T. Phillips :(C.) beat P. Flynn and T. Muloahy (C.K) C—4, lost to M. O'Kano and M. Mulcahy 2—6, lost to W. O'Kano and J. Parnell 4—6, beat J. Flynn and J. Muloahy 6—5. Totals—Cobram East—9 ...

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Cobram Progress Association [Newspaper Article] — Cobram Courier — 19 March 1914

Cabram Profr#!! Asaoolatlon,' ■ Ths usual monthly meeting of the above was hold on tutsday eveninsr,. when there was a fair attendance, Mr Suding (president) being in the chair. Corrkbpondrnob. From Deputy Postmaster-General, re association's request (or a continu ous telephone Mrvice, stating that it is tbe rule of the department only to establish a day and' night service at exchanges where the revenue is at least £150 per annum. In the case of Cobrain the annual revenue ia £120 15s 7d, and, under tbe circumstances, the service oan only be granted upon payment by tbe residents of an amount of 429 48 5d, until the amount con tributed by th» subscribers together. exceeded £150 per annum.—The sec retary stated that 20 subscribers had promised to make up the deficit, an4 it was decided' to asli the department what form of guarantee would be re •ntiirfid. From Same, stating that in view of; the strong representations made in favor o£ a through telephone trunk line to Cobram,;instruction...

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Here, There, and Everywhere. [Newspaper Article] — Cobram Courier — 19 March 1914

Here, There, and Everywhere. St. Patriok'sDay Race Club's annual moating at Tocumwal to-day. The date chosen for the next Finley abow is Wednesday,. September 16. A report of the valedictory social tendered to Mrs Duffy, of Sandmonnt, reached us too late for insertion in this issue. 1 Tenders (labor and carting only) are invited by the B&rooga Water Trust for sheathing eight culverts over the Trust's channels. Tenders will be received up to the 31st inst. A banquet and presentation are to be tendered to Mr and Mrs T. ftlannix, of Cobram East, by their friends in the Cubram Mechunics hall to-night. A report of the proceedings will be given next weok.. As the annual balance of the Cub rum Agricultural Sooioty is near at hand the secretary desires all persons owing for donations or tickota to for ward the amounts duo by them as early: as possible. At the Newmarket thoroughbred sales last woek Euphorion Quc.ou - and1 Amy Hell, two mares that competed unsuccessfully at the recent...

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