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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Foster Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 13 August 1914
the W or! cPs N ightcap. Buy Whole Bottles. f—\y~n ECZEMA, Mrs. ELIZABETH ROBINS. of B 256 Cn'JRcr S:rcct, Adelaide, S.A.. u write* the story of Iter terrible suffer I . ings, 24/12/12. - Eight years she was a martyr to the agony of Eczema, until she received relief from the almost ceaseless pain of this awful affliction through the use of / The voluntary ot'tri ins; of this remark ; a Me letter \-y M: is evidence j , ilhclf ol her y,\a111iMe, aiul U is .ii>o I' ■ proof th.-a in nbere the )>J .-en] 1 ' is iin'.vtr ;iml s'.iu disease is in U tcn^.n «U»y UuToiuHtiou. the blootl I ' ;-t!s inf. po^c: > &lt;•! elements Tcnic | ; :v i.tj'ully TONIC LTD., " Vonr mtdicint LrJ been ft IhjiinE to en. I mffmd Willi Ecrenia for tight yc^rj ; ray lcs> were jv/ullen to an awful *izc and covered with s-.Uery MuUrs Uist would i;«&lt;p ,',r brc::I;in[i. All ilv.l time I was coa ii:«d to rjv lining no«v beicj; out &lt;^pt v-i.cn io the lioi;iUl. l '..t-y dfciined t...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Foster Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 13 August 1914
What anight of griul'ami pain! Willie' had tho croup again, Mother eay6 sho didn't think he'd the break of day ; Sent papa for Doctor Dane, ami a " win;" to Aunty June— Everybody weeping round (lie ued whoro Willie lay. Taxi catno with Misses Loy—eanie to savo our darling boy ; Sho Baid sho had a remedy wondroiin quick and sure, Will was getting whoezior, now he's breathing easier ; Joy was bronght to all of us by Woods Groat Peppormiut Cure.
District News. STONY CREEK. [Newspaper Article] — Foster Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 13 August 1914
District News. STONY CREEK. On Saturday ovoning last, in the dining hall of tho Farmers' Club, at a largo and representa tive gathering, Mr E. J. Walsh, the local stationmastor, was pre sented with a valuable travelling rug and bag. Mr Walsh, who has resided in Stony Creek for over throe years, has received notice of his early transfer to Ingliston, an important signal station near Ballarat, and his many friends mot to express their sincere regrot at his coming de parture. Mr II. C. Stanley oc cupied tho chair, and proposed the hoalth of " Tho Guest." I To said that in Mr Walsh's depart ure tho township was losing a valued citizen and a most courteous railway ollicial. He was a man possessing great energy, which ho always dis played in all public movements; his interest in tho school children never flagged. At tho railway station ho was obliging, and at any hour of tho day or night ho was evor roady and willing to oblige the public, lie showed a great freedom from that oOicious ness...
THE SENTENCE OF THE COURT. Published by arrangen ent with Ward, Lock & Co. Ltd., London and Melb. All Rights Reserved. CHAPTER VII. A Compact. [Newspaper Article] — Foster Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 13 August 1914
THE SENTENCE OF THE COURT. By FRED M. WHITE. Published by arrangeu erit with Ward, Lock & Co. Ltd., London and Melb. All Rights Reserved. CHAPTER VII. A Compact. Gilray pressed a litle .closer to the two women, lie was anxious to hear what was passing between them. He was doing now what he would have scorned to do a year or bo ago. His debts and Ills desperate troubles were sapping the moral fibre of the man. Ho was so nervously eagef to get to the bottom of this mystery that his gen tlemanly instincts were crushed out. Apparently he stood raptly contem plating one of. the pictures on the wall. Ever and again wordB came to him, but he could make very littlo of them! Then he started; Ninon Desterre was talking. Just for a moment she sepmed to forget herself for her voice was raised eager ly. "Your esteemed father will never have enough," she explained. "It la a growing disease, this money-making. He told me that when lie lmd made a million . . . more than that .was.' . . . a ...
MAKING MONEY OUT OF COWS [Newspaper Article] — Foster Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 13 August 1914
MAKING HONEY OUT 01*' COWS There are ten rules for making money out of eons aiid they till begin with "milk good cows." To put tlio cnss iu a nutshell, or rather to skim the cream from the wholo matter, lot us admit that there ar®, say, seven fundamental principles of successful dairying, about as fol lows :— i 1. Weed out tlio poor cows by means of tho scales and tho Babeock test. 2. ])\>e&lt;L.tho good cows plenty of clean, choico stuff as clcso to a balanced ration as possible. , 3. Eliininato competition by produc ing a bettor product than tho other follow and demanding a good price for it. 4. Head tho lierd with a high class, purebred siro. : : 5. Raiso tho promising calves from tho best cows only. 6. Devolop a market for your sur plus bull calves and other stook. 7. Feed tho mind of tho man behind tho cow. Too many farmers spond good money for Babcock testers and oilier imple ments of that kind, then storo tlieni away in the barn, or on a sliolf in the milk house an...
Didn't Matter to Them. [Newspaper Article] — Foster Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 13 August 1914
Didn't Matter to Them. A Northerner riding through the West Virginian mountains came up with a mountaineer leisurely driving a herd ot pigs. "Where arc you driving the pigs to?" asked the rider. "Out to pasture 'em a bit." "What for?" "To fatten 'im." "Isn't it pretty slow work to fatten 'em on grass? Up where I come from we pen them up and feed them on corn. It saves a lot of time." "Yaas; I s'pose so," drawled the mountaineer. "But what's time to a hawg anyway?"
ELOPEMENT AT 88. [Newspaper Article] — Foster Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 13 August 1914
ELOPEMENT AT 88. lu New York recently, "honeymoon ing" with a crowd of interviewers fol lowing them, were Mr. Wilfred H. Nottleton. u wealthy banker of eigllty eight, and his .sixty-eight-yenr brido,, who had eloped lrom Bristol (Connec ticut), mid succeeded in getting sec retly married at New Haven. Mr. Xettleton, with liis smiling bride .it his'sido, told tho reporters •that ho had loved for fifty years. "I remember," lio »aid, "when she was born. Sho was a vc.iy pretty baby. 1 always knew she v.-ould mako .a handsome woman. But at eighteen .-he married a youn?;ei uiaii than I, 1 deeided to wait, and in Mir. mean time devoted myself to irakin^; money. Ki^hf months ago tier husband di»*d. I called on her, but wir- ordered from t lie door hv her niece vho seemed t*> think we did not know • our minds. Mr. XcttU-ton, in spite of his great ago, looked the nio.tnro of health i'."&lt;l happiness. HAD Till'; Al'YAXTAGK. doling -Mike Ur.idy hail been engaged to carry ilia lunch ...
Brain and Muscle. [Newspaper Article] — Foster Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 13 August 1914
Brain and Muscle. • Tlic manager of a factory went into Uie store one day and saw one of the storemen tugging at a big case" of goods. Hla face was red, and the muscles on his neck were bulging out. "Hold on ueie. Jack," cried the manager, "allow me to demonstrate to you the power of brain over mus cle." He then grabbed a hook that was on a shelf and stuck it into the case, and, giving it a quick jerk, he fell backward into a pile of rubbish. He rose as gracefully as he could, saying to the storeman, "Bother it, the handle was loose!" "Yes, sir," replied Jack, "that'3 why I didn't use it."
Postal Information. AUSTRALIA & TASMANIA. TETTERS. [Newspaper Article] — Foster Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 13 August 1914
Postal Information. AUSTRALIA & TASMANIA. IiHTTBBS, i. d Within Commonwealth and all plaoes in British Em pire, per ounoe ... 0 1 Each additional J^oz. ... 0 1 | FOBT CARDS. Within Commonwealth and all places in British Bm pire, single, eaoh ... 0 1 j Reply, each half 0 1 To all other places, single ... 1^4 Reply cards 0 3 NBWSPA.PHR8. Within Commonwealth and New Zealand, for every newspaper, up to lOoas. 0 Newspapers printed outside the Commonwealth are subjoct to maga zine rates of postage. United Kingdom—Not ex ceeding 8oz., oooh news paper ... ... 0 1 Each additional 2ot. ... For transmission wholly by sea per Orient and P. and 0. steamers, lttot ... 0 1 Other places, not exoe«ding 4ozs. ... ... ... 0 1 Eaoh additional 2oz. ... OH books. Within the Commonwealth, or books printed in Aus tralia, per 8ozs. or part 0^ Printed outside Australia, per 4ozs., or part thereof To New Zealand, per 4ojs. 0 1 To all other places, per 2oza. 0 1 Catalogues. Wholly printed in Australia ...
Suspicious Money. [Newspaper Article] — Foster Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 13 August 1914
Suspicious Money. The story is told of a certain law yer who was retained as counsel for a man who stepped in a hole in the street and broke his leg. A suit was brought against the city in the sum of .U5C0, and the lawyer won the case. The city appealed to the Su preme Court, but here also the ver dict was in favor of the plaintiff. After setting up the claim, the law yer handed his client a half-sovereign. "What is this for?" asked the man. "That is what is left after taking out my fee, the cost of the appeal, and other expenses." "What is the matter with this? ' the client asked. "Is it bad?"
MOUSEHOLD HINTS. [Newspaper Article] — Foster Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 13 August 1914
110 UliUxiOLJJ il 1 r.-s. Tu kill a bad uluiir [ml dried orangt p , I dm a piecj ut' ivd-liol iron, or on :ui eM shovel heated reel-In,t, and it IV.'I ..uL only kill ll;e odour, but leave a fiajjrant one instead. Win 11 lace curtain:, &lt;ro r:ady to bo wa. h.d, baste a narrow strip of muslin alu:.-; e.icli outer cugc nnd let it remain i.;..:i iruiiid (or drying prco:ss is com I'l'jud),-ancl you will linil your curtain. nrc str-i K»it nnd'do- not sag as usual. ii i no cup of vinegar is put with the water in which eolored tnb!o cloths are n a.-he.l, it will prevent the colour from ruining. Iron when still damp and they will look equal to new. .v txup'o of tablespoons of borax in the water required for washing about live pairs f light colored hoso will ro niove all traces of "loather" stain tlinttthey may liavo on them. 11' 'cue uses Chinese lnnt?rns for dec retive purposes, put a few Ifitn'dl'uls of :nnd in tho bottom, around tlio cati ll lo . This will keep tlio lanterns fro...
Scandalous Corpulence. [Newspaper Article] — Foster Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 13 August 1914
Scandalous Corpulence. The late American commander. General Shatter, although a man of corpulence, had a deep dislike for fat soldiers. • ''They're no use!" he would bluster in his tremendous basso. "They pant," they wheeze, they snort, they choke, they grunt, they groan, they waddle, they slouch through the world! Not a particle of good on earth, fat soldiers Would not have one of 'em if I could help it!" "Er—but—er—you would not exact ly call yourself slight, would you. colonel?" a major once asked Shat ter after one of these outbursts. "Slight? No!" Shafter thundered in reply. "I'vo been a fat old nui sance ever since the day I tipped the beam over two hundred pounds, and then I ought to have been couri-inar tialled and cashiered for outrageous and malicious adiposity, sir—for scan dalous corpulence to the prejudice of military discipline!"
Clearing the Way. [Newspaper Article] — Foster Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 13 August 1914
Clearing the Way. i-'orocps in hand, the young dentist smilingly approached his patient. "You're sure you're an experienced man?" nervously inquired, the victim, noticing the dentist's youth. "I'm— I'm unite a coward, you know! Ha! ii a!" "My dear sir," assured the youth, "in one minute it will all be over. So! All! Nov.- then." "You-iio-.v!" roared the patient; elappin? Ii is hand to his jaw. Then he looked up to see the dentist smll inp benevolently at him. "There!" said the young man. . "Tint's out! Did it hurt?" "Hurt!" roared the patient. "Hurt?" He rose reproachfully, and made an experimental tour around his glims with his tongue. A terrible discovery ~ was the result. '• "Young man!" he shrieked, '"you've pulled out the wrong one." "I know," said the dentist, bracins • himself again, "but now I can get at"*. ■ the other one handier!" . ; .
GRAVE AND GAY. Losing Time Thereabouts. [Newspaper Article] — Foster Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 13 August 1914
GRAVE AND GAY. Losing Time Thereabouts. The traveller found the old tanner sitting on the fence chewing a v.-•--• of hay. "What do you think of the." tariff asked the traveller. "Dunno,' drawled the old man la conically. "Ain't read aiiout-it." "Weil. they put an extra i-j-x on. tea." "That don't bother me, ' stranger. .. 1 We drink aassafras tea around - these; parts." ; And candy." "Gosli; we don't need any imported" candy. Wild honey in the wooes and sweet gum tree:; for the cuUing." "And feathers." And then tho old man resumed chewing his wisp of hay. "Don't hurt us any. partner. Lucy don't want any ostrich plumes and birds of paradise. Home grown roos ter leathers are good enough for her. ■ Calculate; there ain't no lung in that' - tariff to affect us, stranger. You .are just losing time telling about it in these parts."
THE MIRROR. WITH WHICH IS INCORPORATED THE SOUTH GI[?]SLAND SHIRE MAIL. THURSDAY, AUG. 13, 1914. [Newspaper Article] — Foster Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 13 August 1914
THE MIRROR. Willi WHICH IS INUmrOlLATKi) thij motth (.•UT-SLAMi Sill UK MAIL. THURSDAY, AUG. 1:J. 1914. Tlift well attended mid enthusiastic ] meetings conducted !>y the Senate j Liberal t ;i11(Iil1;itcs throughout the torate goes to show thai Liberalism is evidently gaining ground. Mcssis. Win. Watt and W. -I. .M'Lcan had ;iu immense guthei ing at iheir meeting on Federal polities at Traralgon on Wed nesday, fitli inst., and if this run lie ac cepted as an indication of the support which will bo granted Mr. liennett there may he little doubt of the result. But allowing this to ho such, Liberals I should not lay dormant in the matter of extending their organising work to the linish of tho contest, and the gen tlemen appointed at Saturday's meet ing of -Mr. l'onnett's committee in Foster to conduct this particular work in this shin; require to take thi matter up in full earnestness as it is bv sys tematic canvassing that success limy bo accomplished. The appointments made at .Satu...
Financial Genius. [Newspaper Article] — Foster Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 13 August 1914
Financial Genius. "Sonny," began the book canvasser, "would this be a good time to see the manager?" "Got yer life insured?" queried the office boy. "Now, look here, old man," contin ued the lellow in confidential tones, "you and I must fix this little matter up. Your business is to keep us fel lows out of the office, isn't it?" "That's right." "At the same time you need a little extra coin for balls and parties and dinners?" "To say nuthin' of grand opera." "Of course. Now, old pal, I'll tell you what we'll do. You get an inter view for me with the head of the firm, and I'll hand you half a crown he fore I Wave. Why, I've got a book here that he'll jump at." "No good!" replied the boy, after a few moments' thought. "But why not?" "Because a man as smart as you would sell our boss so many books he'd be broke for months, an' I'd lose five shillings a week in tips I gets from other fellows. It's your, move, Algernon." And the book canvasser sighed and moved on. A wit, sitting down at ...
Association Football. FOSTER v. FISH CREEK. [Newspaper Article] — Foster Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 13 August 1914
Association Football. 1'O.STli11 v. KISil C'llKHK. On Saturday lust the above teams met on tli-.', ground of tlio former club and with the ji^rmits :is recently granted for the additional men to the l'ish Creek club it was expected tlmt mi evenly contested game would re sult, but this was not the case as the home team had absolutely full control of the game fioui the bounce. A chango had been made in the umpire, mostly at the request of the Fish Creek club, and yot this did not appear to i have the desired effect of pleasing | them, and being so discontented with I the decisions of the new umpire seve- [ ral of their playeis, and one in parti- I cular, showed his sporting spirit in a manner that was most discieditable to himself anil disgusting to the onlookers, without touching upon the position of tho umpire who appeared to be made an absolute noodle under such idiotic performances of this particular player, who it may be said created amusement for himself and discouraging critici...
LEAKS STOPPED IN FLOWER BOX. [Newspaper Article] — Foster Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 13 August 1914
LEAKS STOPPED IN FLOWER BOX. T1k> greatest objection to box gar dens is the fact that they drain over everything below them, spoiling th? house paint and stucco in case the/ are used as window gardens, and even when used on the porch lloor the con tinual leakage Injures the woodwork, while the boxes themselves rot out in a couple of seasoiiB. This may be overcome, says the Washington "Herald," by having a perforated galvanised pan made that may be so constructed that the plants wili need watering onl.- once a week, ami will thrive well because ot the eveness of the supply of -moisture. The pan must be made to exactly fit the box and-be about two inches deep. Ii | should have"" a cover, which should bo perforated at regular Inter vals. and the whole thing will be in the nature of a tank, which should also have a tube coming: up from it to the top of the box, in one of the cor ners. The box should preferably 1;.> shallow. The tube is arranged as a feed pipe to the tank, which wi...