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CONSUL'S WIDOW HOTEL BILL QUESTION. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang New Times — 24 February 1914
CONSUL'S WIDOW HOTEL BILL QUESTION. A fashlonably-dressed woman of 48, Hannah Gordon Watson, who was stated to be the widow of a former Consul of the United States, was re manded on bail at Bow street yester clay (reports "The Daily News," De cember 23), charged with fraudulently obtaining credit to the extent of £7 odd at the Waldorf Hotel. The defendant was wearing a long black velvet coat, trimmed with fur and was heavily veiled. Detective-Sergeant Collins stated that he saw the defendant at Charlng-cross station on Saturday afternoon, and said to her, "I believe you represent yourself to be the Hon, Mrs Watson?" She replied, "Yes." After the warrant had been read to her she said, "I have done nothing wrong. I intended to pay my bill. I expected some money from Australia which should have reached me on December 2, It has been delayed, and I am left in a fix; but as soon as It arrives I shall pay them. I told them how I was placed, and they told me to go. Surely I have committed n...
LAND OF MYSTERY AMONG WILD TRIBES. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang New Times — 24 February 1914
LAND OF MYSTERY AMONG WEnD TIIIBES. We have received further despatches by mail from Mr Alan Ostler (says "The Express" of December 9) supple menting the dramatic message dated November 23 published yesterday, sent from Gibcli by runners across Somali land and cabled from Aden. .Y esterday's remarkable story, in which Mr Ostler described how he ex pelled a band of armed Abyssinian raid ers who were robbing and beating Bri tish tribesmen; proves that the Abys sinians, as well as the followers of the Mad Mullah, are in the habit of raiding the friendly tribes in British territory who have been left without protection by the British Government. The following despatch, dated more than a fortnight earlier than the cabled message, shows that Mr Ostler- has had difficulty in evading Abyssinian watchfulness. A previous message de scribed how the Abyssinlans, in collu sion with the British authorities at tempted to prevent him from entering British territory owing to the desire there is to c...
TELEGRAPHIC PIONEER WIRELESS EXPERIMENTS IN 1845 [Newspaper Article] — Kerang New Times — 24 February 1914
TELEGRAPHIC PIONEER WIRELESS EXPERIMENTS IN 1845 Mr J. W. Wilkins, whose death at Kingston-on-Thames at the age of 86 has been announced in these columns (says "The Daily News," December 23) was a' pioneer of telegraphs and erected the world's first line. In July, 1845, when'only 18 years of age, he was appointed resident superintendent of the Northampton and Peterborough Telegraphs - the first appointment of the kind on any railway in the coun try. On the completion of the line from Rugby to London in 1846, Mr Wilkins took entire charge, and also of the tem porary terminus in Seymour street, Euston Square. In that year the Queen's Speech at t.he opening of Parliament was for the first time telegraphed to about a dozen towns in the Midlands and the North of England. For this purpose the Speech I had to be conveyed by special engine from Euston to Rugby; there being no telegraph south of that town at the time. From Rugby it was wired to Derby, thence repeated to Normanton, f dispatch...
No Title [Newspaper Article] — Kerang New Times — 24 February 1914
AT.the fast meetihg of the Ker ang Shire Council reference 'was made to the thistle difficulty, when the proposed amendments of the Thistle Act came up for discussion. Cr O'Donnell, in his speech at the Mechanics on Tues day night also mentioned the subject. The thistles and the rabbits are always difficult sub jects for the municipal .bodies to deal with. Those ratepayers who do their duty by keeping both pests down on their properties were continually worrying shire councillors to compel others to do likewise. On the other hand ratepayers who neglect to per form the work of eradication and extirpation plead with the local government representatives to administer the act in a sympath etic manner, which means that that they-should-not be prosecut ed for dereliction of duty. Those who-are the greatest offenders usually have- large properties devoted to grazing'chiefly. See ing that councillors ' are elected to represent the interests ,of the ratepayers and seeing that the interests o...
COMMERCIAL. KERANG STOCK SALE. Friday. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang New Times — 24 February 1914
:.:: COMMERCIAL. - IKEPlANG STOCK SALE. Friday. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; MessrsaGeo. A. Bence and Co. re port having held their usual fortnightly 3 stock- sale at their yards* on the above tdate. There was a good attendance of tbuyers from all parts. The market opened strong and continued so through out. Fat cows, £5 5s to £6 10s; fat heifers, £4 10s; fat steers, to t5 5s; puddices, £1 is ; 4; year-old heifers, £1 I0 ; store cows, £3 17s. Donald lMcLDonald reports having con ducted his fortnightly stock sale at his yanls on Friday last, whels-there was a tight supply ofl both sheep ind cattle ios!ward. The bidding all rounmd .was fairly brisk, and on' the whole prices ,eli?c.lln td\-auce of-laite ruling rates, Sheep-- vysrpled *at lifice of crossbred weastsers which were disposed of at t3s. Caltle'- I ya.hled . 164 head, Iand dis posed o.ll them at the following rates: -Ligsiweightl .bullocks, atL£5 los; fat cos;afroi i £5 to £5 O16s; do. heifers, to L 9s'; :3: y...
THE PIGGERY. Profitable Rearing. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang New Times — 27 February 1914
THE PIGGERY. Profitable Rearing. The whole secret in rearing profit able pigs is to get well-bred ones, and (by consistent feeding keep them. going without a cheek until they are sent to market. Perhaps the most prolific breeds are Berkshires, York shires, and Tamworths. Excellent 'baconers are obtained by crossing Tamworths and Berkshires. There is no dubt that the Berkshilres are general favorites, but it must be re membered that the'favorite does nbt alwvays win the cup; and, after giving the Berkshires credit for many ggod points, it will, perhaps, tbe found that the most useful types are the Middle York and the York-Berkshire cross, because the Yorkshire will grow in to a first-grade baca pig on less feed than any other breed, and in less- time. In crossing Yorkshires: and Berkshires, it is found to be the best plan to use 'the Berkshire 'boar, because the Yorkshire sow is a ibet ter mother than the Berkshire, and requires very little to keep her in condition between litters, t...
PURE WATER FOR COWS. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang New Times — 27 February 1914
PURE WATER FOR COWS. Pure water for cows Is as import ant in milk production as the food they eat. Much has been written concerning the rations *for dairy cows, but not so much about the water the cow drinks and Its rela tion to pure milk and the health of the animal. The d.iry cow needs an abundant supply of pure water, not only as an aid to digestion and other bodily needs, but to produce her. nor msl supply of milk. If the cows do not get enough water, the milk flow will be decreased, just as surely as if they did not get enough food. There are various reasons why water consumed by dairy cows should be pure. In the first..place, pure water promotes the health of the animals. Cows which are compelled to drink impure water usually fall away rapidly. Impure .water contains the ova of dangerous parasites. These parasites attack all kinds of -farm animals that drink water containing the ova. The dangerous thing is that the cause of the loss of animals by parasites is unsuspected, and ...
The Heart of a Girl. (All Rights Reserved.) CHAPTER XII.—Continued. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang New Times — 27 February 1914
Tle leart of a Girl. By HENRY FI.RMER, Author of "The Mney-Lender, "12a Qulltry Sreet" "Bondage," etc. (All Rights Reserved.) CHAPTER xII.-Continued. ,,ome out-and have a drink!" re Coated Mr Gordon Price, still mum pealed He too, like Michael Thorne, had broline, out into a perspiration. had must talk it over-pull ourselves Woe mtif I have erred, it has been togetheri for;mv che-ild's sake!" for ueet Gordon Price was thinking Bt pir. " he would be entitled to aofs lcl ael' father-in-law, to say no thing of useful information re copper. thimarriage no pension, no comfort No omaerrae. riad that telegram reached Queenie, there would have been no marriage on the morrow. Both men knew that. "Come outside!" whispered Thorne. "Drink-no--you've had too much al r ,ady,, They went out together, Mr. Price hatless. Thorne's car stood at the door, but they did not enter it, crossing over to the promenade. "you share the responsibility of this!" said Thorne. "Yes-as her father," mumbled the othe...
ORIGINAL POETRY. GATHER SUNSHINE WHILE YOU MAY. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang New Times — 27 February 1914
ORIGINAL POETRY G¢ .AUHEI. SUNSIItNE\ W\rIlICE XOU MAY. :.. . ICast your- breaid " upoin th lc,"?;aers, 'lave it. tliher to ebb aiil tide,';, Get you.lience- and, vicw-vou;i barni God. will fill thiem hbroadl: ad wide; Gather shells, and build'. vOur caictles; wander happy by the. shiore,:...._ Iingle laughter with tliq.breakers;, sing; above their mighty'roar. - :.: Life is but as man. would -make it, strewn with shadows bften pain,.: Neer go out to meet misfortune, take the sunshine with the rain;-;.. Diudls ot passage flying .onwaidsao'r the ocean, oer :the stream, Never slop to, asl the" ostrich: where;' hlie's been or:what he's seen, .':.; We, like they, a'ire.roaming onwards b'o;er the world so broadatan'd-wide Let- to-morYoiv come,; to-moirroib for:it, selif will proside'- :.' :-.. .... Let each' tliouglit of 'sorbeow fly, as shae dows' fly b'efore. th suiin tAd :let the,1e droas =thi't childhiood i'animt,- bethe roots .of .stronger ni'an t': the niglht go fletin', past-"past...
Profitable use of Lucerne. A NEW DEVELOPMENT. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang New Times — 27 February 1914
Profitable use of Lucerne. '1' NTE. W DEVELOPMENT. The agr iultural reporter of ;tlhe "Leader" writes: :So. far the experience of our most successful irrigators demonistrates that in the eaxlier.= stages of the: ---farm' development nothing " pays better:thlian: dairying on lucerne. The.laltei. is :a fodder of special value: -fori proisioting a heavy mdk "flow iiin a cuows , aiid when cut and. fed'., lilheirally ensures maxmaium ; return fidi: the :land. Those irrigators who lias e?i i?-idd o:: a feature of dhirying, garid ha;ve 'taken the pains to. produce aburidance of Lucerne, are_ withoiuf ccdption.. on u;tlio high road to prosperity.. So: prop nounced are the bencfits of . dairing under such conditions tlhat in B acchus Maotbh the best lucerne lands a`sells readily at £100 an- acre, it is- claimed by local experts that the piroduction of milk and cream to :the acre of luccile is on such at high: scale: as to full y justify sucli heavy ontgoings. It -is sinilicant: :that', after...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Kerang New Times — 27 February 1914
SANDHURST and t orthern District TUa8TEES, E.?.utos, and &gency GOMPAIY Limited. " (ESTABLISHED 1858) When making your Will appoint this Company Executor, it being empowered by Special Act of Parliament PNo 9710 to act as Efxecutor, Ad m inistrator, or Truistee. . MONEY TO LEND. JAMES P B. McQUIE. :Manager. Local Agont-Do,~'LD MicDoNALD. .?View Street, Bendigo. Half ' ?, ~Tgf a; Yearly -AT ']I?C - Coronation Store" IS NOW ON. !:: N T£ A FEW QUOTATION?S- M[en's Ienims f'rm .1s il pair, White and Urblecchcd bheetiug from 944[ yard. Forfar from 51 yerd. See the floe of Prints at 4s 9d doz Gentes enni.q Shirb from-Ia 9dr Al lines in D eyes have been reduced to pr'oes that must take on Suit Cases -n all sizes at cost prices Every line.in stock will be reduced in price so that bargains are found in all Departments. Coronation Store, Kerang. "DIGGER BRAND"' .J-AMS. (: .i'?;)... ?: , ·,? ,? : i:~-:: ? · TOMATO SAUCE. CANNED FRUITS.: : .IE FINEST PRODUCTS OF NORTHERN VICTORIA. Always...
SHIPWRIGHT'S STRIKE. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang New Times — 27 February 1914
SIIIPW?IlGIIT'S STRIIKE. -Mr Iageltlhorn told a deputation front sh'?line shipwright's at Ihe .tal.; a.,;. volr. .\Villlamltown, that he would say iothig in regard to an adjustment until the men resumed work. lie adei,?kd Ihem to go back, and then he vnould discuss a settlemenit and considesld thle dispute it ývo'-pgýmlv : -llf: ! peeml" one. Tile deputation said the\Miiilstcr's adicice could noti be accepted. OwnLbg to Grty Bros., Williamnstown, repaiaiilg a rudder belonging ..o the Melbourne Hlarbour Trust, 380 stao1 stiback work at the instance of the Utlioni leaders.
COHUNA STOCK SALE. Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang New Times — 27 February 1914
COH UNA STOCK. SALE. Tuesday. lisn Wallace & Co rerort a good g of stock came to hand for to-day's hen there was a splendid attend nd competition for all classes was Wesuccceeded in making a total ce at prices well up to recent We yarded ani so,:d 15 pig., 89 214 sheep and a few fowls and es at the following quotal.ions : ,iers, £515s to £6i 15s; othere, £4 £5 10s ; fat cows, £5 5s to £ 15s i o, £4 15s to £5 ; others to £4 10s; owe £3 2, 61 to £3 15 ; 2-year old £35to =314 ; 14 dairy cows to erging £510s ; yearlings, 30s to" ;poddies 16; Gd to 24s 6d : others , tol2s 6d; bu'l £1 15s to . £3 aina wethers, small, 12s 9d ; lambs ad store pigs 40s to 45s ld ;. suck to 32s; small do 17s to 23s 6d; Is 6d pair. KERANG STOCK SALE. Friday. liam Valiace and Co., report-A yaiding of both sheep and cattle to hand for to day's s de whe: tihe lance was small, and competition; hly owing to the excessive heat, rdly as good as of late. We yard sheep and 43 cattle, and together private saes c...
MURRABIT LINE. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang New Times — 27 February 1914
MURRABIT LINE, Close Rcvd Mon Fri Tue Sa Roberts-Hannah 10.30 4.30 Gonn Crossing 10.30 3.30 Gonn Station P.B, 10.30 4.30 Murrabit ... 10 30 4.30 Ross Bros. P.B. " 10.30 4 30 - Leura P.B. ... 10.30 4.30 Dawe's P.B. ... 10 30 4.30 Capel's Crossing 10.30 4.30 Despatched Received to from Mon Fri Mon Tues p.m. am Wcstby Park ... 330 11
COMMERCIAL. [?]CCESSFUL CLEARING SALE. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang New Times — 27 February 1914
COM EM ERCIAL. gESSFUL CLEARING SALE. Ilin Wsllace , Co, tpeci't l'nd ,ck slesmen, report having con a hihly successful clearing sale at on Thursday last on account of orge Miurray. Notwithstanding Itree heat the attendance was a erceone, and bidding from start to ,as rery animated. The ale was erd by everyona to be the mrsr 'ml held in the diairict for a long The principal items sold as fol (nn way disc, £14; 4-f disc .13 ; 4 f plongh £18 ; harrows - n?ssey H rris drill £16 ; Robin s'.. ,er £31 ; McCormick binder e e31 ; . _59. ) 0 Xbred wethers 1 9 aged merino ewes 7s id Sgeldin £.31 ; 5-yr old ditto £23 - old maro £24; 15-yr old mare li 23 10; 3 yr old filly £24; Sm are and foal fi27; 3 yr old l13 10s;2yr old filly £18 1 ; h?us £7 17s ldi; 17 2 yr old stears All thle blacksminth's toll, har furniture, and sundries at good