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MARRYING RECORDS. [Newspaper Article] — Rutherglen Sun and Chiltern Valley Advertiser — 9 January 1914
MARRYING RECORDS. " Women, as a rule, are.more given to the marrying, habit than men, though no woman has reached the world's marrying record made by George X/itzott', the notorious bigam ist, "wnose marriages totalled over 1UU. In one week he went through eight, ceremonies. Almost as strange a. case was that o£ a Russian woman condemned to Siberia not loiig ago. She had been married to twenty husbands and had treated them all alike, running away trom each in turn and taking all their portable property with her. She was a most attractive woman, and highly euucated. A woman named Schmeyer, of _ ennaylvania, was sent to prison not ■ long ago for bigamy. Though she was only twenty-seven years old, she had married twelve men in ten years. Her only comment in court was that she hked them all. A Boer woman named De Beers, whose sixth husband died recently, is the proud mother and stepmother of forty-nine children, while her grand children number 270. Four of her six husbands were widowers...
WIT AND HUMOR. The Colonel's Moral Sense. Apropos of a scandal in the New York Bax, Bishop Winston C. Rutherford told the following story:— [Newspaper Article] — Rutherglen Sun and Chiltern Valley Advertiser — 9 January 1914
WIT AND HUMOR. The Colonel's Moral Sense. Apropos of a scandal in the New York Bax. Bishop Winston C. Ruther ford told the following story: — The morals o£ the New York Bar B.eem to be about like the morals of Colonel Byrne, no better and no worsej Colonel Byrne, a Kentuckian, de fended a man for murder. It was tes tified that this man murdered a wo man on the night of August 20. Two or three witnesses saw the deed. It was committed under the milky light of a full moon. The witnesses were able to iden tify the defendant on account of the 'brilliance .of the moonlight. The de fendant could not prove an alibi, and things looked pretty >bad for him. But at this point Colonel Byrne pro duced an almanac showing that on the night in question there had been no moon whatever. Thereupon a great laugh resounded through the "court room, and the defendant was speedily acquitted. . "-Colonel," said the defendant, after*, wards, "how much do 1 owe yon?" "You owe me," the Colonel answer ed, "fi...
CRUSHING REBUKE. [Newspaper Article] — Rutherglen Sun and Chiltern Valley Advertiser — 9 January 1914
CRUSHING REBUKE. Ia the early days of railways, on some of the lines smoking was not allowed at all, either in the trains or on the station buildings. One day a station-master of a large station, a man noted for his conccit and pomposity, descried a gentleman pacing the platform with a cigar in nis mouth. , He at once accosted the offender and. requested him forthwith to stop smoking. The gentleman took no notice of this command, but con tinued to walk, emitting a silvery cloud. The station-master asked him to stop.smoking more peremptorily than before; but still the owner' of the .Havana maintained a provoking dis regard. A third time the order was repeated, accompanied with the threat that if the obstinate sinner did not obey he would be handed over to the tender mercies of the porters. The stranger took no more heed than" before, so at last the official, completely losing his temper, pulled the cigar out of the smoker's mouth and flung it away. This violent act produced no more e...
CARE OF CREAM. [Newspaper Article] — Rutherglen Sun and Chiltern Valley Advertiser — 9 January 1914
CARE OF CREAM. _ For the factory manger to turn out a* first-grade butter he requires the help of the farmer. The cream must be delivered in the best "order- pos sible. Cleanliness in the dairy is an essential condition. Cream cans are returned washed, but it is very neces sary that they should bo thoroughly cleansed and scalded again at the farm before use. For segarating, a special room should be provided, at least 30 yards to windward of the milking shed, have a concrete, floor, be provided with good drainage, well .ventilated, and have a good supply of water. The milk should be separated as soon as possible, and while the yanimal heat is in the milk. The 'cream should at once be cooled to the lowest possible temperature; and,, as the water required is small, this should-present no serious difficulty. Under no circumstances should cream ftom one- skimming be mixed with cream from another skimming unless it has first been well cooled. The most unsatisfactory of all suppliers is th...
DOGS AND MOVING PICTURES. [Newspaper Article] — Rutherglen Sun and Chiltern Valley Advertiser — 9 January 1914
DOGS AND MOVING PICTURES. A moving-picture show was recent ly given iu London to determine what eiiect a cinematograph picture had. on ihe intelligence of animals.. A .series - 01" motion pictures were reeled off in a' darkeueu room before an audience 01 prize uogs. i''irst some pictures of a dog show. were run through. The doga walked' up and haa a look at it, and turned away, obviously bored and uninterested. Evidently che~sub ject was too familiar. They woke up, nowever, when an elephant came splashing into a pool or water and ap peared to 'be walking into, the room. A massive bulldog made a dash for the-screen. With his head up and ears pricked, he got ready to attack,- and me whole auuience foarked and bayed in blood-curdling discord. Pictures of Dirus also irritated them, but when other animals were shown they quick ly recognised that they were not looit lug at the real thing, and in a few seconds quieted down completely. The general resuit of the experiment seemed to tie that...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Rutherglen Sun and Chiltern Valley Advertiser — 9 January 1914
READ THE SIGV POST. Dcad the Sign-Post correctly. The Sign-Post o£ health is the back, fou must read its aches and painB. You must know the language of the back. When you know it, the Sign-Post reads— " Backache is kidney ache. T-a|pc back is lame kidneys. Weak back is weak kidneys. To cure the back onre the kidney»." Only one Bure way to do this. Take P"sn's Backache Kidney|Pills. Bead this public endorsement :— Mr W. Cottiiifchnm, carpenter, High St., Rutherglen, says :—" Twelve years ago I told you that Hoan's Backache Kidney Pills had cured rue. and gave you per mission to publish this fact for the benefit of other suffererf. I have Been my stare? ment appearing in the local papers since then, ftnd can now tell you that they not only cured me, but the cure has lasted. A cold had aetfcjed in my back after I got over heated, and from that day until I got Doan's Backache Kidney Hlli> I had a very hard time of it. I had puma in the small of my back, right across the kidneys, and ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Rutherglen Sun and Chiltern Valley Advertiser — 9 January 1914
GRIPES IN HOUSES. "Pome time ago our horse was clown with a had attack of Gripes," says Mias E. J. Coles Major's Creek N.K. VV. "I tried several remedies but they had no effect ; aa a lust, resource I nave the horse three teaspoonful of Chamberlain's Colic and Diarrhoea Remedy and noticed an improve ment immediately. He was soon able jj? stand and now is as well as ever " Sold by all chemiBts and storekeepers.
Cleanliness is Next to Godliness. [Newspaper Article] — Rutherglen Sun and Chiltern Valley Advertiser — 9 January 1914
Cleanliness is Next to Godliness. A clean body ipdueeij q. clean mind. A clean body is attained by t)ie use of water and a good soap. The only question is, " What Soap?" Kezona Soap is the bent soap. Its manufacture ia the most modorn and the moat scientific. It combines the qualities of the best j»erm deBtroying powers with the most dainty odor and appearance Rexona Skin and Facial Soap is the only medicated soap y/fcich is pleasing as a general toilet soap. A daily bath with water and Ep?on». Soap makes the uacr clean. j He is not only free from dirt, but from disease germs | His clean and healthy skin ensures a healthy body. Cleanliness of mind should follow. So use Re*ona Soap in your daily bath. Be clean and keep clean. Rexona Soap, King of all Soaps. Is. per Tablet. Obtainable at R. O. Hughes, and J. Knowles.
Mistake Paid For. OUT-OF-POCKET EXPENSES FOR ARREST. [Newspaper Article] — Rutherglen Sun and Chiltern Valley Advertiser — 9 January 1914
Mistake Paid For. OUT-OF-POCKET EXPENSES FOR ARREST. •Tamea Albert Griffiths, the man who suffered ihp injustice- of being taken from his family at .Omeo aud detained in the lockup for over a week because the police were de luded into the belief that he was Sparks, the prison-breaker, was pre vailed upon at the Criminal Investiga tion office on Tuesday to accept from the police as a solatium. After being interviewed by Superintendent Gleeson, the w&n consented to take only out-of-pocket expenses incurrfd through the error of (be police, and fre signed a receipt for £26. As an indi cation of the treatment the police afforded the man it may be mentioned that after the arrest he was piaced in a cell which was doubly padlocked, while an armed constable remained on guard outside. The Chief Secretary has called on the police for a full report setting out. how an innocent, hard-working man as Griffiths proved .himself to be was subjected to such treatment.
TAXING BACHELORS. [Newspaper Article] — Rutherglen Sun and Chiltern Valley Advertiser — 9 January 1914
TAXING BACHELOR/B. In Memphis, Tenn., bachelors are taxed to maintain a summer house for sick babies and their mothers. The amount o£ the tax is determined by the "income, eligibility, and general attractiveness of said bachelor, due deductions being made for overweight, baldness, loss of one eye, and general disposition." The usual tax assessed is five dollars, which is collected in the following manner. The law provides that "no unmarried male arrived at the age of twenty-one years shall be I allowed on the streets of Memphis af-1 ter 9 o'clock p.m., or to court, visit, or t accompany an unmarried woman to any place of amusement," unless lie J has paid the tax. He must present a bachelor's licence on demand of any unmarried woman, married man, or police officer. If he can't or won't, he is liable to a fine of twenty-five to fifty dollars. A number resisted payment and were brought before the police magistrate and fined double the amount of the tax. Now everybody is paying cheerful...
The Two Financiers. [Newspaper Article] — Rutherglen Sun and Chiltern Valley Advertiser — 9 January 1914
The Two Financiers. J One day two London financiers who were partners, discovered that an office boy in their employ had been tampering "with the petty cash. One of them was so much enraged that lift rlAKirAfl to cond -for tho police forthwith, hut -the other was a calm and just man. He took a more moder ate and human view of the situation. "Nay, nay, partner," he said, let us always remember that we began in a small way ourselves." During a winter visit to Florida, An drew Carnegie attended a service in a little negro church. When the contri bution plate came around, Mr. Carne gie dropped a five-dollar bill upon it. After the contents of the plate had been counted, the clergyman arose and announced: "Brethren and sisteren, the collection this evening seems to figure up six dollars and forty-four cents; and if the five-dollar bill contributed by the gentleman from the North is genu ine, the repairs on the sanctuary will begin immediately."
DAD. [Newspaper Article] — Rutherglen Sun and Chiltern Valley Advertiser — 9 January 1914
DAD. By Walt Mason. Dad ambles home at close o£ day, and, though he's tired and sore, he joins the children in their play upon the cottage floor. He seems to share in full the glee that stirs' their hope ful hearts. A dad adjustable is he, a dad o£ many .parts. Now he is slain in mimic .wars and proves a lovely corpse; and. now he is a train -i cars, again he is a horse. He is a rooster or a -mouse, a monarch or a gnome— it's always Christmas in the liouse wfien good old dad comes home! And Tvhen he's tired of being all the creatures in the zoo he leans his chair against the wall and talks an hour or two. Who ever heard such wondrous tales as dad knows how to tell? Of palaces in far-off vales, where mighty giants dwell; of maiden stolen from her 'bower, of knight iu brave array, who dares the frowning giant's power and takes the maid away. And so he talks until each tot is nodding in his c' air; it's always Christmas in the cot'when good old dad is there! December's final week depar...
AN EXTRAORDINARY WILL. [Newspaper Article] — Rutherglen Sun and Chiltern Valley Advertiser — 9 January 1914
AN EXTRAORDINARY WILL. At an inquest held recently at Mas terton (New Zealand) on the body of Mr. Robert J. Ewington, one of the most remarkable wills on record was produced. A witness stated that when he arrived at the spot where deceased was found Ewington asked him to get his field-glass case and rifle. The dy ing man said: "I have written on tliem," and asked witness to read the writing to him. Deceased then asked witness to copy the writing and 6end it to his brother Charles at Masterton. The writing on the lield-glass case, which i had been scratched with a piece of | wire or a nail, was as follows:— i "Look after Maudie and the child ren. Look after things, Will. H. ap point R. Dagg and Charley.—(Signed) Bob." On the same case were scratched the words, "Hard luck!—Bob." On the butt of the rifle there were scratch ed these words:— icar Charley,—Give Will Harding every chance, and he will help Maude and my family. Put him on the right road.—(Signed) Bob." There were also scratc...
Impure Air and Scrofula. [Newspaper Article] — Rutherglen Sun and Chiltern Valley Advertiser — 9 January 1914
Impure 'Air and Scrofula. The atmosphere "of all l-ooms should oe frequently renewed by proper ven tilation. The best method of accom plishing this lias-been for many years j subject closely studied by sanitar ians. in rooms, and especially in bed rooms, the fireplace should always be ieft unclosed. The windows should be pulled down from the top, and up from the bottom. All rooms, and es pecially sleeping apartments, should ue well aired during the day. Impure .air in bedrooms is oonsiderd by emin ent medical authorities to be one of che most potent causes of consumption and scrofula. A well-known French physician who has devoted mucli at .cention to studies of this nature says: . "It will often be found, on examina tion, .that:-scrofulous diseases are caused'by vitiated air, and it is not i •Mway8'»necs8arjif* "that |there should have, been,,a "prolonged jstay. in -such"• Six' atmosphere/ Only a few . hours ; each day is suflicient; and a person ' may live in a most healthy distric...
HEALTH NOTES. The Evil of Late Suppers. [Newspaper Article] — Rutherglen Sun and Chiltern Valley Advertiser — 9 January 1914
y - HEALTH NOTES. | ' The Evil of Late Suppers.' Late or heavy suppers arevcom mop cause . of' insomnia, especially - that form of it in which peopib fall into a heavy sleep, only to awakeWvith . a start an hour or two later and\lind themselves unable to sleep againintil early morning perhaps. Digestion comes almost to a dead stop during sleep, so that sufficient time should be allowed for the last meal to be dis posed of before the hour for retiring.. This interval should be two hours al' least, which meaifts that half-past eight is as a rule late enough for theV evening meal. In any case, the food' .vhicli is taken then ought to be of a" light nature, and riot include pork, aold meat', or any other article of diet • which is slow of digestion. Coffee and strong tea are unsuitable at this . lour, as-Lhey tend to cause 'sleep- ' lessncss. 'Coeoa, made with' water, is i much better 'beverage for use with .1 e evening meal or after it.
A BERESFORD IN WAR-TIME. [Newspaper Article] — Rutherglen Sun and Chiltern Valley Advertiser — 9 January 1914
- A BERESFORD IN WAR-TIME. The Beresfords have all been fa mous llor the courage that 'borders on recklessness. Lord William Beres l'ord. served in the Zulu War in 187U, winning the V.C., anil in his book, "Campaigns oi'.a War Correspondent," Air.-Melton Prior relates some striking stories of him:— In the retreat Lord William Beres ford, turning around, saw the lour legs o£_ a white horse kicking in the air, ileaiising at ouce. that it belonged"'to one of our men, he rode straight for it, and found that the horse had been shot and that" the rider had fallen half- . stunned.' i. • "Get up!" Lord William said to the man, but he seemed to dazed to an swer; whereupon Lord William said, "If you don't get up at once I will jump down and punch your head!" —at which the man did rise slowly. Lord William succeeded in helping him on to the horse behind liim; once mounted, the man clutched Beresford around the waist, and bo they gallop ed off. All the time this was taking place the Zulus were ...