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WIFE'S TRIBUTE [Newspaper Article] — Terang Express — 13 February 1914
WIFE'S TRIBUTE A woman at Tower Bridge Police Court yesterday grave her husband the following testimonial: "On Friday he gets drunk, on Saturday he is gener ally drunk twice; on Sunday he will be drunk at half-past three, then sleep it off, and get drunk again. During the week he will get drunk if he has any money. He does not use violence but his language is enough to knock you down."
DEFENCE FORCES. "DRILL SHIRKERS" SCARED. MAGISTRATE EMPHATIC. MELBOURNE, Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — Terang Express — 13 February 1914
-DRILL SHIRKERS-' SCARED. MAGISTRATE EMPHATIC. MELBOURNE, Thursday. ''Conscientious objections to boin^ made physica'ly fit!" exclaimed 3Ir. Read -Murphy in tho Footscray Court f? to-day, when a lad charged with hob- |i attendance at drill put forward iIb f; familiar ex;-use. ■•There is such a thing as cmiscien- fi tious and cowardly objections io fighting p to protect the women and children of a P community." he added. 1? A member or the Society of Friends I; from the body of the court asked to be | heard on tho subject, but the magi-- li irate declined. Mr. Murphy then lined || the lad £1. R When Lieutenant Frickey, tho pro-t- If. •jilting officer, suggested time to pay. | the magistrato replied : "Iso time for'a p boy who talks nonsense about eonscieu- | tious objections." • | During the hearing of other cases. | Lieutenant Frickey said that some boyi p banded themselves together. One was | then afraid of going to drill for fear of j:? being ridiculed by tho others. £ 31 r. Murph...
QUININE OUTPUT LIMITED [Newspaper Article] — Terang Express — 13 February 1914
QUININE OUTPUT LIMITED Quinine, the price of which has just been advanced, is one of a number of drugs -whose values are not wholly gov erned by the law of supply and de mand. Tho drug is obtained from Cinchona bark, which is no named because it was introduced into medicine in 1638 by Countess Chtnchon, the wife of the Viceroy of Peru, who was herself cured of a fever by its aid. In the whole sale drug markets the bark is still call ed Chinchona, but the pharmacopoeial name is Cinchona. Until comparatively recent years the supply of bark was obtained from South America, and it is in fact still commonly known as Peruvian bark. But about fifty years ago an Eng lish traveller obtained some Cinchona seeds and brought them to England, where they were eventually bought by the Dutch Government. They were planted in the Island of Java, and af ter a long series of experiments the Dutch Government succeeded in culti vating trees which will yield two or even three times as much quinine as the ...
INSPIRATION IN DREAM WIFE'S CHANGE OF WILL [Newspaper Article] — Terang Express — 13 February 1914
INSPIRATION IN DREAM WIFE'S CHANGE OF WILD A suit was commenced in the Pro bate Division yesterday (states "The Daily Mail." December 18), before Mr Justice Bargravc and a special jury, in which there is a contest respecting a codicil attached to the will of Mme. Emma Josephine Pilot, married daugh ter of the late M. de Nicol, proprietor of the Cafe Royal, Repent street. The will was made on March 23. 1012; the codicil was dated ten days later. She died at her residence in London on April 23 of the same year, aged fifty five. She had been twice married; her first husband was M. Pegache, who died in 1S97, and she married M. Henri Francis Louis Pilet in 1899. The executors propounded the docu ments; and the codicil was opposed by the husband. M. Pilet, who alleged among other things undue influence of the mother, Mme. Celestine &lt;le Nicol. The estutrix's son by her former mar riage, Daniel i .ouis Georges Pegache, was also a defendant, but took no part in the case. There was...
WOMAN'S ADVENTURE IN TREE TO ESCAPE FLOOD [Newspaper Article] — Terang Express — 13 February 1914
WOMAN'S ADVENTURE IN TREE TO ESCAPE FLOOD A moving tale of adventures in Peru is related by 'Mrs Ankers, who is tem porarily resident at Twickenham (states "Lloyd's Weekly" on December 21). She states that with her little boy she ac companied her husband to take out a motor-launch to a Spanish rubber mag nate at Madre de Dios (Peru), and on completion of his mission an attempt was made to detain him by force in the service of the manager. The family escaped, and Mrs Ankers gives the following details of the subsequent happenings:— "They got away in a canoe manned by friendly Indians, but on the fourth day, while camping, the canoe was swept awav. An Indian who dived into the river after the craft was drowned. "As the river was in flood Mr and •Mrs Ankers and child climbed into a tree, where they remained for three days and nights. Their only food was a tin of biscuits, the rest of their pro visions having been lost. "They were taken off by a passing canoe, and were starting over the...
KAISER IMPERILLED. MOTOR COLLISION AVERTED. BERLIN, Wednesday [Newspaper Article] — Terang Express — 13 February 1914
KAISER IMPERILLED. &lt;> :\IOTOE COLLISION AVERTED. BERLIN, A'dv Yesterday's criticism m the i'nj«:in ■ Diet of the reckless speed of ■ motor L-ars was unpka-anily iiiui-aI'^rj H in the course of :i hurried v:>.( ]JV .1, || Kaiser to Potsdam. It De-pite the signalling oi inou jted B pol.cc to keep the streets elear. a m); § lorry in rounding a corner luijH-d ^ |j Emperor's car by a few ii:ch-.. ai]!j |j overturned. A i'oilowiim car eoata;ain» & ■ he Emperor's aides-de-camp v.-n5"aj^ 1 overturned., but its occupants g seriously injured. " 1
AMERICAN TRADE MORE UNEMPLOYMENT THAN SINCE 1907. [Newspaper Article] — Terang Express — 13 February 1914
AMERICAN TRADE 1 more unemployment jthan since 1907. President Wilson expects to sign the Currency Bill in about a fortnight, so that the nation may have this long wished-for and much discussed mea sure for giving greater freedom and flu idity to credit as its Christmas present for 1013 (says the New York correspon dent of "Tho Daily News," December 9). The delay in inducing- the Senate to end its deliberations, due to the bank ers' fear that the Bill would estab lish too much political control, has been one of the chief obstacles to the general resumption of business activity. Indeed, industrial conditions, as indicated by the railway returns, the investment market, and the number of laborers out of work, are extremely depressed. It is stated that there are more unem ployed in the Middlo West as well as the Eastern States than in any year sincc 1907. This applies particularly to railways, in consequence of the re trenchment policy by most of the com panies, while reports from Chica...
PAID IN FULL [Newspaper Article] — Terang Express — 13 February 1914
PAID IN FULL Nineteen years ago, on December If, 1894, Mr J. W. Cook, an ambitious young man of twenty-six, was dismiss ed from an office in Wolverhampton, where he was engaged in the railway contracting business. His dismissal was followed by his being declared a bankrupt. On Wednesday last, December 17 (says "The Daily Mail")Mr Cook,middle aged and prosperous, entered the Of ficial Receiver's ofiice at Wolverhamp ton and presented the Receiver with a cheque for £800, which will pay his creditors twenty shillings in the pound and all the cost in connection with the bankruptcy proceedings. The £S0o represents not a sudden windfall, but money saved bit by bit by a man with a fine respect for his good name and that of his wife and children. "The day I was dismissed is very vivid in my merory,"'6aid Mr Cook. "We were all looking forward to Christ mas Day. I was earning good money and we were expecting an addition to our family. I was young and head strong and lost my temper very easily...
WONDER OF LIGHTS [Newspaper Article] — Terang Express — 13 February 1914
WONDER OF LIGHTS "If you had gone to sleep seventy years ago and awoke to-day what, would be the most astonishing thing? "In his 'Mid-Victorian Memories' Mi R. E. Francillon answers the question •It Is not motor cars or aeroplanes that would astonish you. But light. The lights of London. And even younger men must remember the candle, thc paraffin lamp, which smelt horribly, and lit but a corner of a room. Fifty years ago the light of the home was a candle or two encouraged by snuffers. And this evening the awakened Victorian is dazzled by the electric lights that turn midnight Into noonday. Our houses and streets have abolished night," says "The Westminster," "and the coming of light would be the wonder of thc man who had gone to sleep with a tal low candle and waked to—turn on the switch."
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Terang Express — 13 February 1914
TERANG. MONDAY, FEBRUARY 1G, 1914. Cattle, Sheep, Horses, &c Sale of Dairy Cattle at 12.30 o'Clock Sharp. DALGETY & COMPANY LIMITED (Successors to Howe, Thornton and ] Palmer) will Sell (through their Auc tioneer) in their Yards, Terang, on the above date:— FAT CATTLE. 8 Prime- Cows irom _\oorat. 7 Priino Cows i'rom uieuonuislon. 7 Prime Cows from Kolora. 6 Prime Cows from 'J no Sisters. G Prime Cows from Terang. DAIRY CATTLE. 8 Forward Springing Heifers. 9 Forward Springing Cows. 20 Good Autumn lleikr;. STORE CAT'J'LE. 15 Good Forward Store Cows. 10 Store Cows ,n good condition. YOUNG CATTLE. 20 Yoarl nig Heifer.?, a good lot. 18 Heifers. '2 yrs. old. SHEEP. 30 Prime Crossbred Lambs. 20 Prime 2-Tootlis. 20 Fat Merino Ewes. DALGETY aud (JO. LTD., Teraiig. TERANG, WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 20 —At Twelve o'Clock.— P IG S. DALGETY & COMPANY LIMITED (Successors to Howe, Thornton and Palmer) will hold their NEXT FORT NIGHTLY PIG SALE on. the above date. DALGETY and CO. ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Terang Express — 13 February 1914
R. DEVERELL, —SADDLE and HARNESS MAKER,— HIGH STREET, TERANG.— (Next JLSrookmaii and Co.) IN Thanking the Public for past su^» port, begs to draw attention to hia Largo and Well-assorted Stock of SADDLES, HARNESS, and STABLE REQUISITES. Single and Doublo Harness of all descriptions 011 hand and Made to Order.. A Largo Assortment of Bridles, Bit», Stirrup Irons, etc., ©to. R E P A I R S Of all kinds Neatly Executed on th* Shortest Nonce. THE TERANG SALOON. R. DEVERELL II A I II D R E S S E R, INTIMATES that owing to tha increasing trade, ho lias Engaged the Services of a COMPETENT ASSIST ANT. Customers can depend on secur ; Prompt Attention and a Good Shav® Hair-cut. A LAHCIE S TOCK: OF FANCY GOODS AND SMOKERS' REQUISITES A. W. SMITH'S Terang Fancy Goods Emporium. STATIONER AND NEWS AGENOY., Agent for F. H. BRUNNING, Be«da* man; also G. BRUNNING & SON. Nurserymen, St. Kilda. —At— LOWEST POSSIBLE PRICES„ ». «i -s r ** I » » i &lt;EW8 AGENT . •'••'fr'R hiqh axftBw. aswu...
THE TANGO CRAZE [Newspaper Article] — Terang Express — 13 February 1914
THE TANGO GRAZE Despite the iaci thai the Tango still draws good audiences to West jMicI houses, the steady departure of Tango specialists for the Continent is ominous of a change in the public taste, writes the London "Standard." Already tins reaction is shown by the growing &lt;avo: with which some of the old well-k.i ;wu dances are being received. At the Trocadero Bestaurant-, for instance, the Franco-Argentine novelty has .o divide honors nightly with the stately minuet, especially that ancient form of it known as the Minuet do la Gour. I "The Tango is now practically d&lt; ad in the Provinces," declared the repre sentative of one of the leading West End theatres to a "Standard" represen tative. liOf course," he proceeded, "the Tango is still a strong attraction u> J.on don. whither it arrived from Paris, and. after having a boom in the Provinces, it has retired to the metropolis «•■&lt;; u; last refuge in this country, l.ar.ca sh're, the home of the c...
The Terang Express AND HAMPDEN AND MORTLAKE ADVERTISER. PUBLISHED TUESDAY & FRIDAY. Subscription:—£1 Year, 5/ Quarter. Our Motto: "Advancement." FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 1914. [Newspaper Article] — Terang Express — 13 February 1914
r'^' £ / ^C~v ri v *. n t* *"ji iv> / % ft *0 V" *3 AND ! HAMPDEN A 2v D HOltTLAEE | ADVERTISER. PUBLISHED TUESDAY & FRIDAY. Subscription:—£1 Year, 5/ Quarter. Our Motto: "Advancement." FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 1911. A half-day parade of Senior Cadets will be held on both Saturday, 14i.li, and Tuesday, I7tli. This is iu irder tha those who wihh may "attend thn .Picnic Carnival. Cadets must attend ono of tbes;> parades. Those cadets who require any part of their military outfit may get same on Tuesday after noon . Before Mr. M. Quinn, J.P.. at the Canipeidown Court on Tuesday morn ing, Mounted Constable Fenton pro ceeded against -a young man named John Thomas Turner, charging him wi!n using obscene language. Constable Fenton said that on Monday night the defendant-was standing on the side vei andah of the Commercial Hotel, which abutted on Leura Street. A newspaper boy passed, and Turner asked the boy if lie had "any Heralds?" The boy said that he had not, but another lad n...
KAISER ON "OUR PROGRESS" [Newspaper Article] — Terang Express — 13 February 1914
KAISER ON "OU!t PROGRESS" The Emperor and Empress to-day visited the Rathaus. and were wel comed with an address (says Reu tcr's Munich correspondent on Decem ber 10.) In his reply the Emperor said: "Almighty God willed that it should be vouchsafed to our fathers to sow on the blood-drenched battlefield the seed which has borne such glorious fruit. The paths for all German races to un hindered development of their ideal and material forces wc-re then mado smooth for all the German tribes. In addition to these favorable preliminary conditions, the present generation had enjoyed the blessings of a long and un disturbed peace. "Perhaps there is justification for asking seriously whether this favor of the times is being rightly used, whether the sons are worthy of the fathers, whether our patri mony is being properly developed even under the strong protection of our splendid defence force on land and water." Tim Emperor said a glance at the enormous progress of Munich was cal culated to...
CELLULOID PERIL REGULATIONS FOR STORAGE AND SALE [Newspaper Article] — Terang Express — 13 February 1914
CELLULOID PERIL REGULATIONS FOR STORAGE AND SALE [ Drastic regulations to meet the cel | luloid danger arc made in the report of the Departmental Committee (Eng land) which has been considering- the matter. The proposals (says "The Daily News") are calculated to excite alarm among the public and to re volutionise the trade. The danger to the purchasing pub lic, it is pointed out, Is increased by the fact that in many cases the na ture of the substance is not apparent, and the committee urge that some such words as "Celluloid, inflam mable," should be marked on or at tached to such articles and toys. Boots and shoes, parts of which other than the eyelets and hooks are coated with sheet celluloid, or to which celluloid buckles are attached, should not be sold without an Indi cation to this effect. Special risks attach to wearing celluloid in the hair. It is recommended that local autho rities should issue warnings to shop keepers as to the dangerous proper ties of celluloid. The amoun...