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VISITORS [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 20 May 1911
Cann. Di Coetlogon liai been spending his annual voc.ui >u on Deloraine in accordance with his usual custom. The Rev. gentleman considers Deloraine an idell ier,oU for a h jlid.iy ju.lgin.j; by the rc¿n Luity of his visits. Mr S J Cito is at present with u; being on a visit t ) Iiis in iliier. Iii. pleasing to rec »rd that Mr Cito has done well since his rem ival from this ti.vu. He is now connected with a very succ'ssfu! basiujss in Victoria.
Local & General News. [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 20 May 1911
Local & Geriçral Mr P J Fleming left D-loraine on Tuesday for his vocation which on this occasion he is spending on the mainland. Mrs F Pitt, and her two daugters, Miss Pitt and Mrs Blackwood left Deloraine recently on a trip South. Mrs Blackwood has been visiting her childhood's home and is now ti re- join her husband (Rev. BlickwooJ) in her parish and home. 1 Mr L G Hancock and family left j Deloraine by train on Monday. We tender our sncere wishes for their j future prosperity. , Mr Kerslake who has been for ' sime time 'n the employ of Mr A G ; Piukard left here on Wednesday. ; He is returningto Launceston where he. is to assist his lather (Mr Will.: Kerslake) in his bakery and refresh ment room business. j Mr Will Bligh f ir ut my yea's a; highly respected resident of the dis- trict has returned after a i absence : of niue years which were s,ieut on 1 the Njrth West Cu«. Mr B'.ig'i : is now resining wiih his mother on her farm at Quamby Brook.
BIBLE SOCIETY [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 20 May 1911
CIBLE SOCIETV Mr II Siinnmi ot the li itis'i :UKI Forcira Ui!i!e S iciety pial Iiis annual visit to Delo-aiae this week. He addressed the Saidiy Seouls ou Sunday alterno KI ia the liap isl Tabernacle and in the evening he'd a public meeting in fie Town H ill Rev (tiley occupying the ch lir. Both gatherings were weil a ten.le.l. On Monday ceiling Mr Sim n ' > ? ¡rave rm iiitere.s'ing l.ii'.ern leeto 'e in St Marks Schoolroom his sti'ijeet being Round the \V nld with the I Bible Society. Thei'J was a very I fair Hinüber present. A local .'- mi mittee representing the vari .oj churches of the t twa was app.lin - ed with Rev Riley as cha om ta Castor Fisher as siete .v.y and Ucv Taylor was placed in charge of the local depot.
A LIGHT THAT FAILED [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 20 May 1911
A LIGHT THAT FAILED When the Clement Mason Bioscope Company contracted with the Municipal Council for a term of rental of the Town Hall, and billed the town in style, people looked forward to something special But suddenly their handbills were withdrawn from circulation, and on Tuesday night no company turned up. It would now appear as though Cartwrights Wednesday evening show will have the field to them- selves in reference to moving picture displays.
RAILWAY DISCONTENT [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 20 May 1911
RAILWAY DISCONTENT Is there any talk of a strike on the Tasmanian railways?'' Mr . J. H. Catts, general secretary of the Amalpamaled Railway and Tram- way Employees' Federation who is spending a few days in Hobart, was asked by a "Daily Post" representative. "There is," he replied, 1 very deepsealed discontent amongst the men at their sweated condition and all sorts ot steps are talked of amongst them, but so far the question of a strike haï not been officially considered. We feel sure that when a proper clasification scheme is placed before the authorities, backed up with unanswerable evidence and supported by a united service, that the just claims of the employees will be sympathetically considered.
NORTH-EASTERN MINING. [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 20 May 1911
NOBTH-EASTERN MININO. At the Arba tin mine Branxholm dar- ing the week ended May 15 work was carried on at beth faces. At tho lower face the company is sluicing along the drainage tunnel and should finish hy Thursday alter which No 2 bargo will bo floated into cut. Carpenters are making good progress with poppet legs and exp^c B to hare the legs raised into popitton to-day. Work on tram exten- sion is progressing; will «tart Djing rails about thc end of the present week.
Coronation MEETING OF COMMITTEE [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 20 May 1911
Coronation MEETING OF COMMITTEE -:o: i In conneclion with coronation cele j orations the committee that , has the supervis en of all arrangements in hand has isbiiul the lolluwing circularlo represen'alives oí local authority throughout Tasmania: I have the honour to inform yon f at at a mcetiug of the committee formed to carryout all arrangements in connection with the coronation of ICing George V on June 22 it was suggested that the Wardens of the municipalities throughout the state be asked to undertake the supervision cf the celebration in their d'etricts. To guide yon in the matter the following outline progra- mme has been framed: (1) Religious services. (2) Memorial nee planting (oal; for preference). The tree to be planted in the presence of the residents and the school children and thc latter ^also to be invited to take part in such form of demons- tration as might be evolved a'ter consultation with school teachers (3) Speeches dealing wi'h the life of King George and loyal...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 20 May 1911
Single and Double width Sheet- ings plain twill and herringbone, lO^d, ls, ls. 3d, is öd, 2S, 2s 3d. per yard. CALICOES. I Crewdsons. Horrocks, Dacca talicoes and long cloth, also ^Mada ?polatns at 3s nd, 4s ?d, 4s n^to 10s. per dozen.! ~~ sHiuTira.s. Crimean, Linen, Harvard, Ten- ais, Pyjama, Waverley, Ox- ford, from Ott to 2s ¿tl per yard. Sr A^ _A r VALUE IN THE FOLLOWING FLANNELS W everley, French, Saxony, Vye - la, and Victoria from ls to ls nd yd. PRINTS. Head quarters and agents for Hoyles prints. Special cut price 5s lld dozen. LADIESiCOATS. Warm cosy coats for Winter Prices i5s¡to 47s 6d. The Don Store famous for Dress Materials, Famous for low prices. fiw&-an s«U Egging »u>ay. '.FURMAGE) DEMPSTER'S THE BEEHIVE, Launceston Offer special facilit- ies to Country Clients, every Article bought on our guarantee Namely: .ry Any Client having purchased an ' . article that fails to give satisfaction please return same immediately and wc refund your money as cheerfully as...
Random Readings. THE MAKING OF A HOSTESS. [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 20 May 1911
Random Readings, j THE MAKING OF A HOSTESS. Homo lifo in France is far more an institution, and the "cercle de famille" far moro important, than in English homes, but it is so seldom opened to strangers that that is the reason why so few Knglish people have been able to study the French- woman's lifo in her own homo and her mode of living, says Mrs. Hamer Jackson in tho "Women's Encyclo- paedia." To understand a .French- woman it ig necessary to learn how sho has been brought up. Nurseries in France aro practically unheard of. The little child whilo very young sits at its parents' tablo and lives in constant companionship with its mother .-iud father, acquiring at an early ago caso of manners and self confidence. It is often indulged", and seldom spoilt by contradiction. French amiability is indeed trace- able to this early indulgence, soci ahlcncss, and early training in good manners. Thc little French girl is tho centro of family cares and calculation. From tho moment of her birth...
Memory. [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 20 May 1911
Memory handed down through thir- ty generations is one of the perplexing farts of science. The beaver flour- ished along French rivers until killed off for its fur, btu is now known only in abdul a dozen of its villages on the Khone near Avignon. For three cen- turies these villages.have had no trees to cut down for dams. Thc animals were compelled to adopt a new mode «if life, and have burrowed in the banks, shaping mud with their tails as usual. Recently some of them ' were taken by a Polish count to forests on his estate1;. Very strangely, they resumed thc habits dropped three cen- turies before they were born, and at once began tutting trees and building dams.
CATCHING THIEVES BY MACHINE. [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 20 May 1911
CATCHING THIEVES BY MACHINE. Tho clcptograph, as may bo in- ferred from its name, is an appara- tus for tlie recording of theft, which automatically photographs those who break into office or house, anti accu- rately registers the hour of their visit. The room to be protectetl by the clcptograph contains a system of wires and contacts that are proper- ly distributed over thc windows, tloors, safes, etc., being connect oil As soon as a stranger penetrates the room, a photographic camera, under the action of some contact, involuntarily and unconsciously touched by thc person, will direct it- self automatically towards thc con- tact, that is towards thc thief, and after having opened thc objective shutter, will ignite the magnesium powder intended to supply Ibo flash- light, and again dost? I lie objective after thc view has been tit ken, then exchange the Ithn, gel a new portion of powder ready, and register the exact hour. The whole nf these divers opera- tions is completed in less t...
HOW TRIAL BY JURY ORIGINATED. [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 20 May 1911
HOW TRIAL BY JURY ORIGINATED. Whence tomes thc system of trinl hy jury? , In thc opinion of Bour- guignon, ;i French jurist, "its origin loses itself in thc nicht of time." Blackstone speaks of 'il as "a trial that hath been used time out of minti." Reeves thinks it was in- troduced into England hy the Normans, who. themselves ob- tained it from Northern Europe. If is certain that the Scan- dinavians' had au established jury system more than 1000 years ago. Tho Normans on their arrival in England found prevailing there the ordeal of hot irons, which en- forced tho carrying of a pound of heated metal hy the accused for a given distance, and thc ordeal of hot water, in which by way of varia- tion a stone had to bo withdrawn from a pitcher of boiling water. No attempt at reform in this direc- tion was made by William the Con- queror. A noted case tried in tho reign of tho Conqueror, with Otho, Bishop of Bayoaux, presiding as judge, has boon erroneously supposed lo ho the first jury cas...
Clothing for the Tropics. [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 20 May 1911
Clothing for the Tropics. I A fabric called "solaro" has been produced by Knglish manufacturers in response to the call for something more scientific than all white clothing for tropical sunshine. It has a red backing interwoven with thc outside cloth without showing through, and the face may be white, grey, or any desired colour. The red inside ar- rests thc actinic rays, preventing sun- stroke, stomach disorders, and other effects of intense summer heat. The material is of fine wool, shower-proof as well as sun-proof, is suitable for both sexes, and has been adopted for British officers appointed to tropical service.
Life In Siberia. [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 20 May 1911
Lile In Siberia. Thc Siberian villages arc surround- ed by a big stockade, some ten or I fifteen feet in height. This erection is.to prevent the sheep and cattle from wandering into the forests and so fal- ling a prey to the wild animals which swarm therein. In addition to this each village makes common property of an enormous number of dogs ©f thc wolf-hound breed, which are kept for protection from thc packs of wolves which in winter, desperate with hun- ger, descend upon thc villages. Such dogs arc highly prized, and, though they belong to nobody in particular, are well fed and cared for.
A Man Who Declined Five Thousand Pounds In Tips. [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 20 May 1911
A Man who Docllnmi Five Thousand Pounds In Tips. Thu pensioner Levy, who for fifteen' years stood before thc massive front door which leads lo the sarcophagus (if Napoleon, recently retired from his post, being too old to stand on duty for the seven hours during which the tomü is open to the public. He was one of the pensioners of thc Crimean War, and in subsequent campaigns he acted as special messenger and ser- rant of Napoleon thc Third. Some time ago it was estimated that he had refused as much as five thousand pounds which had been offered io him in gratuities. I(e was one of the few servants of his time who refused j to accept tips.
For Young Folks. THE MAGIC CAULDRON. [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 20 May 1911
j For Young Folks. ' jj THE MAGIC CAULDRON. % Denny was a very bright boy. I Everybody said so. Ho was a geno SS ral favourite, and all bis uncles anti i aunts and lots of otbor people as 1 well gavo him ponnies vory frcquent j§ ly. And as soon as ovor ho got a 1 penny ho ran to spend it. His mo I thor bought him a savings-box, and I his grandmamma gavo him a little I lecture about wasting pennies every I timo sbD caifio on a visit. But it was 8 all no uso. Denny could not save i| his monoy. I One day Uncle Frank carno. He I handed Donuy a coin as usual. S "That's a queer penny," ho said. % "It may burn a hole iu your pocket, % Donny. If it does, look out for Thc Bj Black Giant." I "Tho Black Giant! I'vo never I hoard of him, Uncle." 1 "Haven't you? Thou, as it is J raining, supposo wo sit hy tho fire, I and I'll tell you about lum." '& lt did not tako them a minute to *? find comfortable seats. And then * Unelo Frank bogan. "lt must have happoncd years and * yoars ago-I can...
Pearls as Beautifiers. [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 20 May 1911
Pearls as Beautifiers. An ingenious Frenchman has dis- covered a new aid to beauty. In the course of his travels he was struck by thc admirable skin of the Cingalese giris engaged in pearl sorting. His conclusion was that this effect was pro- duced by thc radio active properties of the pearl dust, hitherto regarded as commercially valueless. Accord- ingly the dust has been placed on the Paris market as a sort of ointment, and is recommended as calculated to restore the bloom of youth to fading beauties.
A Curious Vow. [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 20 May 1911
A Curious Vow. An American democrat Mr. E. F. Boxwell, who vowed prior to thc Uni- ted Slates election in 1890 that if Mi. Hr>an was not elected lie would not cut his hair until a democrat was hold injr thc most important office in the Republic, is still unshorn. Mr. Box well's hair is now nearly a yard long. Ile wears it done up in a plait under his hat, so that it is not at all con- spicuous, he is still firm in his de- termination not to t;o to a hairdresser until Mr. Biyan or some other man of his political faith ts firmly scated in the White House.