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Rank Corrector Lines corrected
1 JohnWarren 5,792,534
2 noelwoodhouse 3,903,065
3 NeilHamilton 3,428,714
4 DonnaTelfer 3,282,150
5 Rhonda.M 3,107,120
...
1856 crowerj 17,662
1857 margie1965 17,661
1858 suebirgan 17,661
1859 Donna25 17,638
1860 jaybee2 17,602
1861 Veronica.Peek 17,576

17,638 line(s) corrected.

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September 2019 242
August 2019 54
July 2019 60
June 2019 304
May 2019 189
January 2019 3
October 2018 1
September 2018 59
August 2018 473
July 2018 8
June 2018 70
May 2018 24
February 2018 52
December 2017 25
October 2017 262
September 2017 50
August 2017 8
July 2017 239
April 2017 434
March 2017 14
February 2017 89
January 2017 74
December 2016 440
November 2016 476
October 2016 95
September 2016 207
August 2016 484
March 2016 171
February 2016 4
November 2015 55
October 2015 186
August 2015 2
July 2015 28
April 2015 51
March 2015 117
February 2015 99
January 2015 396
December 2014 366
November 2014 183
August 2014 220
June 2014 675
May 2014 113
September 2013 8
August 2013 101
June 2013 6
March 2013 20
February 2013 123
December 2012 6
November 2012 19
October 2012 109
September 2012 82
April 2012 102
March 2012 11
January 2012 45
September 2011 4
August 2011 25
July 2011 94
May 2011 6
March 2011 20
February 2011 21
January 2011 193
December 2010 41
October 2010 1
September 2010 135
August 2010 38
July 2010 108
June 2010 658
May 2010 956
April 2010 402
March 2010 254
February 2010 56
January 2010 1,311
December 2009 192
November 2009 710
October 2009 2,004
September 2009 1,120
August 2009 1,338
July 2009 217

Hall o' fame ranking

Rank Corrector Lines corrected
1 JohnWarren 5,792,332
2 noelwoodhouse 3,903,065
3 NeilHamilton 3,428,585
4 DonnaTelfer 3,282,129
5 Rhonda.M 3,107,107
...
1849 RDunstall 17,689
1850 margie1965 17,661
1851 crowerj 17,660
1852 Donna25 17,630
1853 suebirgan 17,606
1854 jaybee2 17,602

17,630 line(s) corrected.

Corrections by month

September 2019 242
August 2019 54
July 2019 60
June 2019 304
May 2019 189
January 2019 3
October 2018 1
September 2018 59
August 2018 473
July 2018 8
June 2018 70
May 2018 24
February 2018 52
December 2017 25
October 2017 262
September 2017 50
July 2017 239
April 2017 434
March 2017 14
February 2017 89
January 2017 74
December 2016 440
November 2016 476
October 2016 95
September 2016 207
August 2016 484
March 2016 171
February 2016 4
November 2015 55
October 2015 186
August 2015 2
July 2015 28
April 2015 51
March 2015 117
February 2015 99
January 2015 396
December 2014 366
November 2014 183
August 2014 220
June 2014 675
May 2014 113
September 2013 8
August 2013 101
June 2013 6
March 2013 20
February 2013 123
December 2012 6
November 2012 19
October 2012 109
September 2012 82
April 2012 102
March 2012 11
January 2012 45
September 2011 4
August 2011 25
July 2011 94
May 2011 6
March 2011 20
February 2011 21
January 2011 193
December 2010 41
October 2010 1
September 2010 135
August 2010 38
July 2010 108
June 2010 658
May 2010 956
April 2010 402
March 2010 254
February 2010 56
January 2010 1,311
December 2009 192
November 2009 710
October 2009 2,004
September 2009 1,120
August 2009 1,338
July 2009 217

Hall o' fame ranking

Rank Corrector Lines corrected
1 jaybee67 312,763
2 PhilThomas 129,091
3 mickbrook 108,211
4 murds5 61,555
5 GeoffMMutton 51,233
...
1936 davidm1948 8
1937 davidmorrison62 8
1938 dianetl 8
1939 donna25 8
1940 dvynanjl 8
1941 ej2birches 8

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Family Notices (Family Notices), The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957), Monday 3 December 1945 [Issue No.30,970] page 2 2019-09-03 23:14 TBU8WELL.-On December 1, at Heidel-
TRUSWELL.-On December 1, at Heidel-
NEWS AND NOTES. (Article), The Star (Ballarat, Vic. : 1855 - 1864), Saturday 3 September 1864 [Issue No.211] page 2 2019-09-03 23:10 morning of the same day. Dr Hooper made a poi
morning of the same day. Dr Hooper made a post
NEWS AND NOTES. (Article), The Star (Ballarat, Vic. : 1855 - 1864), Saturday 3 September 1864 [Issue No.211] page 2 2019-09-03 23:09 OnThursday, Mr Thomas Hopper, district coronel
Rebecca Booty, aged three months. She was th
daughter of Israel Truswell, and died early on th
mortem examination, sud found that the cause c
death was asphyxia. A verdict was given in accord
On Thursday, Mr Thomas Hopper, district coronel
Rebecca Booty, aged three months. She was the
daughter of Israel Truswell, and died early on the
mortem examination, and found that the cause of
death was asphyxia. A verdict was given in accord-
Family Notices (Family Notices), The Ballarat Courier (Vic. : 1869 - 1883; 1914 - 1918), Thursday 3 May 1917 page 2 2019-09-03 22:59 CAFFREY.-On the 2nd lay. at hit
Whykes, Baninyonn). Thomas taffrey,
loving father of Ruby, Vera. and May;
aged 56 years. Bly request, a o flower.
u A patient sufferer at rest.
- L KEMUIRIAM
s .dea son and brother. Bob. who woos
Somewhere in Galtipoli he is lying;
Ite answered his country's uall.
Ha died an Australian hers.
-Inserted by his oorrowing parents,
CAFFREY.-On the 2nd May. at his
Whykes, Buninyong). Thomas Caffrey,
loving father of Ruby, Vera, and May;
aged 56 years. By request, no flowers.
A patient sufferer at rest.
IN MEMORIAM
LINDSEY.—In loving memoery of our
dear son and brother. Bob. who was
Somewhere in Gallipoli he is lying;
He answered his country's call.
He died an Australian hero.
-Inserted by his sorrowing parents,
THE WORK GOES ON. BALLARAT PEOPLE ARE INTER-ESTED. IT HAS MUCH TO DO WITH OUR WELFARE. (Article), The Ballarat Star (Vic. : 1865 - 1924), Saturday 23 February 1901 [Issue No.13985] page 1 2019-09-03 22:54 ■ A resident of Ballarat since the early ;
fifties, Mr Israel Truswell, of .71 Humffrny ,
street, states: -'-"About nine years ago
and I began to endure much- misery from
, backache: -All that long period I was
never. realty free - from ■ this complaint.
severe.at times that it was impossible for
awhile. 'Theeharacteriof.the.secretions
was distinct proof of kidney troubled r J hey
•were painful and contained a. sediment.
Now, however, these distressing. symptoms
trouble mb ho more, a .result ‘solely doe to‘
Doan’s-Backache Kidney Pills! I r*°-
cured these‘pills at King’s Pharmacy, '
Bridge street.' These pills are undeniably,
• the beet remedy for-backache or any : other,
Doan’s:Backache Kidney Pills,are. sold
by alPchemists and storekeepers at;2*:9d
per box (six boxes 15s 3d), or.will be R ested
on receipt of price by. - the - proprietors,-
Foster-M'Clellan Co.'., . care .■ of . Tt-'nke,
Tompsitt/ and Cos.- Flinders styeet; Mel-;
bourne. ' * l ' ... ' ■
Mr Truswell'is ond of our j-wn citivbns:'!
Is not his testimony stronger- than.tuat.qf.
someone in another "polony ? What ;, has
.’cured 1 ■this'' f ' , gehtlemah' ,; .wiU'.-:'::'cure'i Vy^b.-i
solely;- for kidney-'troubles they ■'> } o ‘cne.
Hiing and -they ;do. it well.;;. Ask, for
Doan’s- Backache Kidney Pills’/. \ u
. - But—he - sure thevrare DOAN’S, ’.s ■■■ .
But be Bure itty [DOAN’S, r • 4
■ A resident of Ballarat since the early
fifties, Mr Israel Truswell, of 71 Humffray,
street, states: —-"About nine years ago
and I began to endure much misery from
backache. All that long period I was
never really free from this complaint.
severe at times that it was impossible for
awhile. The character of the secretions
was distinct proof of kidney troubled. They
were painful and contained a sediment.
Now, however, these distressing symptoms
trouble me no more, a result solely due to
Doan’s Backache Kidney Pills. I pro-
cured these pills at King’s Pharmacy,
Bridge street. These pills are undeniably
the best remedy for backache or any other,
Doan’s Backache Kidney Pills are sold
by all chemists and storekeepers at 2*:9d
per box (six boxes 15s 3d), or will be posted
on receipt of price by the proprietors,
Foster-M'Clellan Co.. care of Rocke,
Tompsitt, and Cos., Flinders street, Mel-
bourne.
Mr Truswell is one of our own citizens.
Is not his testimony stronger than that of
someone in another colony? What has
cured this' gentleman will cure you.
solely for kidney troubles; they do one
thing and they do it well. Ask,for
Doan’s Backache Kidney Pills.
But—be - sure they are DOAN’S.
But be sure it is DOAN’S.
NOTES AND NOTICES. (Article), The Australasian (Melbourne, Vic. : 1864 - 1946), Saturday 25 September 1897 [Issue No.1643] page 36 2019-09-03 12:46 ROTCS AND NOTICES.!
"The Statistical Register of West *^us"
trn'.iii for 189G: Part J.-Product ion
Vital Statistics," is to linnd. it j
lislicd by the Government printoi*.
"A Land of Promise" is the title of a :
pamphlet by Trant Chambers on t !to cj«n- j
dition and resources of West Aimralia,
'"published by authority." It coutaiufc an :
excellent map. " |
NOTES AND NOTICES.
"The Statistical Register of West Aus-
tralia for 1896: Part 1.-Production and
Vital Statistics," is to hand. It is pub-
lished by the Government printer.
"A Land of Promise" is the title of a
pamphlet by Trant Chambers on the con-
dition and resources of West Australia,
'"published by authority." It contains an
excellent map.
NOTES AND NOTICES. (Article), The Australasian (Melbourne, Vic. : 1864 - 1946), Saturday 25 September 1897 [Issue No.1643] page 36 2019-09-03 12:43 A great deal of misapprehension rcsfs in J
the mind of the average layman as to Jn>w j
contact with on eleetric-ligliiinsr Wiro j
causes death. The point was gouiMnio :.t :
length at the inquest on Richard Tr.is well
on Sept. 17. Dr. Neikl explained to the
jury that death was not Dcce.^arily due If :
shock, as was commonly supp'.w.!. but (<)
suffocation, and that by*applying the v.uno !
means of resuscitation ns cite applied to .
the apparently drowned, on apif-Kiuly ,
dead man maybe brought back lu lile. In I
a word, contact wiyr a heavily charged |
electric-wire causes suffocation, with shock j
superadded. It was suggested in the ease ;
of Truswell, notwithstanding that iie had \
been hanging on to the wire for ton minutes j
before he fell to the ground, owing to the ;
eutiing-off of the current, that had means j
of rceuscitation been persisted in long j
enough he wight have Dc-en restored to;
life. Mr. Piraui, who represented the j
Electric Light Company, said he hiiew ot' a j
case where an apparently de.ni man had ,
been restored efter an hour and a halt, by j
tiie use of sulphuric ether,
One of the wealthiest citiznis of New ;
South Wales, Mr. John Thomas Xeale.diwl,
wealth he made liberal bequests, amount-;
ing to £18,500, to charitable institutions, j
His bequests to public institutions are:-!
Sydney Hospital, £3,000; Prince Alfred j
Hospital, £3,000; ltandwick Asylum,
£3,000; Deaf, Dumb, and lilim! Institute.'
Blind, Boomerang-street, £1,000; Sydney ]
Night Refuge and Soup Kitchen, £1,000; '
Benevolent Asylum, £1,<)<K): Ragged !
School, £500; New South Wales Hu<h -Mis-1
siouary Society, £500; Sydney Female Re-!
fuge, £500; City Mission,. i'aOi.i: Wesleyan j
College, Stanmore, £1,000; Wesleyan j
Church, William-street, towards payment I
of the debt upon the chin ch, £2,000. j
H.M.S. Rapid reached Sydney last, week,1
after a cruise in the Solomon Islands! '
The vessel had been about live months;
away, and during her journey in the Pacific j
she landed parties on the ooas( of Xew j
Guinea and at Rendova, in the Solomons,;
found that the villages were dcsci ted. |
They therefore burnt the native houses as j
some slight punishment. A couple of;
native chiefs were also arrested, as hostages.!
To check the head-hunting propensities of I
the natives of Vella Lew.lla two'
war canoes "were burnt, and one .
was seized and brought to Sydney.;
propensities of the natives flf . (iatukai Is- j
land, 40 dwellings of the tribe were tired. j
residents of the Catnperdown district.
1852. He retained,all iris fac-uitirs up to the ;
last. The other was Mr. Arcliftwtld iJlack, ;
seu., who Was 87 years of age, ar.u Lad beeu i
40 years m the district. j
Protection,' advocates are nothing if not ;
imaginative./ A month ago the. annual ]
meeting of ike-Protection Association was j
held, and Mr. S..ftlaHjjerJ the secretary, in- j
formed the faithful that "a-d'aige consign-1
ment of Japan-made l>oots, to be sold "as
English, were cxpected to be landed in the
colony within a few days." As the boot*
have not arrived since, it would lie interest
Domestic servants have hern known
August 12) who stipulated for the use of ]
the Household piano at least one evening per j
week. Some of tnein now insist on their
masters supplying them with bicycles for i
their "days out.*' At a registry niiir-e the !
other afternoon a gentleman obtained a ser-1
vant with an excellent charac-tcr, and appa-!
rentlv a good domestic in even- way; but I
she positively refused to accept the place nn- j
less he promised to give> her the use of a
bicycle on her "day out." She said it was >
murred at first, .hut at last lie consented in
has purchased a bicycle for the n.=e of the
maiden,-but of course it remains his pro
come an institution, and will form an ad
Since a report was obtained from the geo
logical expertsof Victoria and Queensland go
of -water in the mallee some interesting
facts have come out. air. Jack, of Queens
land. states the case clear]v. The rocks con
runs to the north-wc6t, northward, and
burra, into South Australia. Passiug the
bility finds an outlet to the sea in the Great i
Australian Bight between the 125th and the '
134th meridians. Although it has not been '
traced by botiMbeyond the southern mar 1
wowu . nuumcrji mar
gin of the LakeEyre basin, the (low of the
surmised that portipn of the water might
the-western parts of New South Wales and
zoic rocks in Mxe neighbourhood of Wilcan
riia. OheinratumB te Mr. ER Pittman,
Gowrnment-seologurt of New South Wales
fetrengthsied the hope. as he determined
thatat least some of the supposed pahso
coic rocks in the neighbourhood were of the
7>j ? "-: ^uuuaviOD
»^ rr^«W^ne wcks are not pre
sent'-tp tlie^eoBra :o£ thf> barrier, and the
tertiary rock# fat direetly on palesozoic
rooks or granite in bdth New South Wales
?Che ^he Victorian
mallee diattict show two distinct classes of
water, EM* M m great distance
J from die surface, most of the bores meet
'which does not rise, and is obviously ot
' through strata 'which evidently contain ft
pood ifcnl ot' saline matter, come of the
lulu's in the district are salt, for example,
> Lake Tyrell. The second water met with ;
| in (lie bore is actually artesian; that is, it j
Irises in (he bores, although not ftB high as;
;the surface. Water acting thus Mr. Jack, j
' the (Queensland geologist, calls sub-arte-,
sian; it would be artesian but. for tlie acci
j 1I0111. of the surface of the earth being a few
feet or fathoms too high. The only con
no?!I) of St. Arnaud across the Murray,
I lie Murrnnibidgee, and the Lachlan. This
any great altitude, BO that the necessary
es piionally low, or which are comparatively
7'he cans? of (lie electric wire fatality, at
vey. of the Telegraph of lice, said that the
through tlie guttu pcrehn covering over the
hold of the fastening be established a cir
his body. The Kiwi t ie Light Company is
responsible for the manner in which the |
wire was fastened. Mr. Jenvey pronounced i
the fastening dangerous, even for the com-j
'J'nisv. ell's case was stated to be paralysis,
of the nerves supplying the organs nf
breathing. 3Io died because bis breath]
stopped. Life might have been saved if i
m: an* had been employed to start artificial J
breathing. * j
The prosecution of Jules Joubert and j
lie:brrt Saunders Hondt, for entering into
a conspiracy to charge for certificates of |
merit. issued in connection with j
tion, ended last week -in the dis-1
v,as manager of the exhibition up to Au-!
gust 31, when he was retired. There was!
friction between him and Mr. Thomas Fin- j
nev, the secretary of the exhibition. Hondt I
seem to have acted as agent for exhibitors, |
and received fees from Ihcm for obtaining j
gold medals. It was alleged that Joubert j
controlled the jury work, and issued certi- ]
licates without due authority. The exhibi- j
(ion was described by Mr. Finney in his)
A great deal of misapprehension rests in
the mind of the average layman as to how
contact with on electic-lighting wire
causes death. The point was gone into at
length at the inquest on Richard Truswell
on Sept. 17. Dr. Neild explained to the
jury that death was not necessarily due to
shock, as was commonly supposed but to
suffocation, and that by applying the same
means of resuscitation as one applied to
the apparently drowned, an apparently
dead man maybe brought back to life. In
a word, contact with a heavily charged|
electric-wire causes suffocation, with shock
superadded. It was suggested in the case
of Truswell, notwithstanding that he had
been hanging on to the wire for ten minutes
cutting-off of the current, that had means
of recuscitation been persisted in long
enough he might have been restored to
life. Mr. Pirani, who represented the
Electric Light Company, said he knew of a
case where an apparently dead man had
been restored after an hour and a half, by
the use of sulphuric ether,
One of the wealthiest citizens of New
South Wales, Mr. John Thomas Neale.died
wealth he made liberal bequests, amount-
ing to £18,500, to charitable institutions
His bequests to public institutions are:-
Sydney Hospital, £3,000; Prince Alfred
Hospital, £3,000; Randwick Asylum,
£3,000; Deaf, Dumb, and Blind Institute.
Blind, Boomerang-street, £1,000; Sydney
Night Refuge and Soup Kitchen, £1,000;
Benevolent Asylum, £1000; Ragged
School, £500; New South Wales Bush -Mis-
sionary Society, £500; Sydney Female Re-
fuge, £500; City Mission, £500: Wesleyan
College, Stanmore, £1,000; Wesleyan
Church, William-street, towards payment
of the debt upon the church, £2,000.
H.M.S. Rapid reached Sydney last, week,
after a cruise in the Solomon Islands.
The vessel had been about five months;
away, and during her journey in the Pacific
she landed parties on the coast of New
Guinea and at Rendova, in the Solomons,
found that the villages were deserted.
They therefore burnt the native houses as
some slight punishment. A couple of
native chiefs were also arrested, as hostages.
To check the head-hunting propensities of
the natives of Vella Levalla two
war canoes were burnt, and one
was seized and brought to Sydney,
propensities of the natives of Gatukai Is-
land, 40 dwellings of the tribe were tired.
residents of the Camperdown district.
1852. He retained all his faculties up to the
last. The other was Mr. Arcibald Black,
sen., who was 87 years of age, and had been
40 years in the district.
Protection advocates are nothing if not
imaginative. A month ago the annual
meeting of the Protection Association was
held, and Mr. S..Manger, the secretary, in-
formed the faithful that "a large consign-
ment of Japan-made boots, to be sold as
English, were expected to be landed in the
colony within a few days." As the boots
have not arrived since, it would be interest-
Domestic servants have been known
August 12) who stipulated for the use of
the Household piano at least one evening per
week. Some of then now insist on their
masters supplying them with bicycles for
their "days out." At a registry office the
other afternoon a gentleman obtained a ser-
vant with an excellent character, and appa-
rently a good domestic in every way; but
she positively refused to accept the place un-
less he promised to give her the use of a
bicycle on her "day out." She said it was
murred at first, .but at last he consented in
has purchased a bicycle for the use of the
maiden,but of course it remains his pro-
perty unless along course of excellent con-
come an institution, and will form an ad-
Since a report was obtained from the geo-
logical experts of Victoria and Queensland on
of water in the mallee some interesting
facts have come out Mr. Jack, of Queens
land states the case clearly. The rocks con
runs to the north-west, northward, and
burra, into South Australia. Passing the
bility finds an outlet to the sea in the Great
Australian Bight between the 125th and the
134th meridians. Although it has not been
traced by boring beyond the southern mar-
gin of the LakeEyre basin, the flow of the
surmised that portion of the water might
the western parts of New South Wales and
zoic rocks in the neighbourhood of Wilcan
nia. Obervations by Mr. E. F. Pittman,
Government geologist of New South Wales
strengthened the hope, as he determined
that at least some of the supposed palaeo
zoic rocks in the neighbourhood were of the
cretaceous age. But careful examination
shows that the cretaceous rocks are not pre-
sent to the south of the barrier, and the
tertiary rocks rest directly on palesozoic
rocks or granite in both New South Wales
and Victorian.
The bores put down in the Victorian
mallee district show two distinct classes of
water. First at no great distance
from the surface, most of the bores meet
which does not rise, and is obviously of
through strata which evidently contain a
good deal of saline matter. Some of the
lakes in the district are salt, for example,
Lake Tyrell. The second water met with
in the bore is actually artesian; that is, it
rises in the bores, although not as high as
the surface. Water acting thus Mr. Jack,
the Queensland geologist, calls sub-arte-
sian; it would be artesian but. for the acci
dent of the surface of the earth being a few
feet or fathoms too high. The only con-
north of St. Arnaud across the Murray,
the Murrnnibidgee, and the Lachlan. This
any great altitude, so that the necessary
ceptionally low, or which are comparatively
The cause of the electric wire fatality, at
vey. of the Telegraph office, said that the
through the gutta percha covering over the
hold of the fastening be established a cir-
his body. The Electric Light Company is
responsible for the manner in which the
wire was fastened. Mr. Jenvey pronounced
the fastening dangerous, even for the com-
Truswell's case was stated to be paralysis,
of the nerves supplying the organs of
breathing. He died because his breath
stopped. Life might have been saved if
means had been employed to start artificial
breathing.
Herbert Saunders Hondt, for entering into
a conspiracy to charge for certificates of
merit, issued in connection with
tion, ended last week in the dis-
was manager of the exhibition up to Au-
gust 31, when he was retired. There was
friction between him and Mr. Thomas Fin-
ney, the secretary of the exhibition. Hondt
seem to have acted as agent for exhibitors,
and received fees from them for obtaining
gold medals. It was alleged that Joubert
controlled the jury work, and issued certi-
tion was described by Mr. Finney in his
MELBOURNE. [FROM OUR CORRESPONDENT.] Friday, 17th September. (Article), Bendigo Advertiser (Vic. : 1855 - 1918), Saturday 18 September 1897 [Issue No.13,202] page 5 2019-09-03 10:17 ing an clectric light post and coming in contact
ing an electric light post and coming in contact
MELBOURNE. [FROM OUR CORRESPONDENT.] Friday, 17th September. (Article), Bendigo Advertiser (Vic. : 1855 - 1918), Saturday 18 September 1897 [Issue No.13,202] page 5 2019-09-03 10:16 root his death."
met his death."
MELBOURNE. [FROM OUR CORRESPONDENT.] Friday, 17th September. (Article), Bendigo Advertiser (Vic. : 1855 - 1918), Saturday 18 September 1897 [Issue No.13,202] page 5 2019-09-03 10:16 on. Saturday night from an elcctrie shock re-
on. Saturday night from an electric shock re-

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