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MISREPRESENTING OTHERS. [Newspaper Article] — Gisborne Gazette — 7 August 1914
M IRftE P RKSF.N TING OTHERS. The truth that a good mall ha> spoken .with the noblest, purpose may be. .changed in to _a. falsehood by simp ly taking it out of its connection, giving it a different inflcc!icn, or at tributing to it. some motive that wa.* not in (he mind of the original speak er. The •fair-minded man will al ways try to represent another at doing and saying what he has reas-oi to believe the other honestly purpos cd doing and saying. When he rc ports the words of another, he pon scibhlioftsly aims to' give them th exact cbiinccticn and circumstance; in-which they were originally spoken, and t hen puts - upon.- them : the besi possible, construction. In short, h( treats the word and acts of allien as he would have others treat hit tvord and acts.
RIDDELL Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — Gisborne Gazette — 7 August 1914
RIDDELL (From Our Own Correspondent.) Tuesday. Oil Monday Inst there was no jus tice of the peace available locally to conduct the necessary magisterial in quiry regarding; the death of the late Air, James JJirss, and -Ur. J ohn G-ar diner, J.L\, 01 New Cisborno, had to be brought down for the purpose. ^ ilr. .J. W. JJ. Amoss, the only justice now ut liiddell, is ill, and could not ' attend. It is over 12 months ago ' since the requisition sighed by nearly » every resident of the place was for- »■ warded to the L'rown Solicitor's ox- •; lice requesting the appointment of a ^ local gentieinan of special litness for ? Clie position, but no appointment is as yet forthcoming. Air. A. 11. / Hobertson, M.L.A., has been written to to make inquiries and urge the ; immediate appointment. It is gratifying to learn that Mr, ■J. W. JB. Amoss is now progressing favourably after the operation which - was performed upon him several days ago. Mr. Thomas Murphy, who has been away from home for sever...
A HANDY BAG. [Newspaper Article] — Gisborne Gazette — 7 August 1914
& A HANDY BAG. A dainty little bag to hold soUcd neckbands is made'from two • lawn -handkerchiefs. Choose t\vo alike hav .. ing .a pretty embroidered edge, and . -Hit.-.them together to • form the bag. ' /hose with a rather narrow embroi bry should be selected, and they - ;re stitched together arotsnd Ihree i;des, just below the embroidery, to "form a frill." Around the opening at the same distance from the edge ^ stitch' a beading, through which rib . bon of the desired width is run. A liarrow ribbon is to be preferred. These can hang at the side cf a dressing' table or bureau; and are ■ both useful and ornamental.
IF. [Newspaper Article] — Gisborne Gazette — 7 August 1914
IF. If -there were a man In the moon anil. if be. were like 'the men on th earth, lie woii 1 d lie able to leap ovei a three-storied house with as mud ease, as nn ordinary juniper spring.' over a 3ft. fcr.ce, in consequence o the forces of attraction being muci less at the moon's surface than a' the earth's. An elephant there would be at lii^I:t-footcd as the deer here. A bo} throwing stones might easily lan( them in an adjoining county. • lust the'.-reverse of all this woul( happen in Jupiter and Saturn. Tliej bt'ing so much greater than the earth their attraction would ■-impede loco motion, that a man would scarcelj be able to crawl, and large animah would lie crushed by their owi weight. •U 11 — Dr. Selim Lemst.rom, of Helsing fors, has been experimenting on th( .uses. of. cl'-clr.icitv in-stimulating thi ^ro.vih &lt;f cereals, vegetables, aac o;lu-r plnn's.' The experiments show •;i 'h-1 for plants growing on arablt !,uid of inedium'fjiiality, an:increas« f;f 4 it per cr...
THE DEAD OF GREAT CITIES. [Newspaper Article] — Gisborne Gazette — 7 August 1914
.THE DEAD OP GREAT CITIES. The dead of London require an an nual waste of twenty-three acres of valuable ground. If 4,000 corpses are crowded into the space of , one Here, the limit in the case of ; the : taost populated graveyard, and if • Vce accept the present rat-e of mortal ity,'20 per 1000 inhabitants, as the "standard, New York, with a popula tion of 3,500,000, would have to pro vide room for 70/)00 corpses, and Wovl'l require annually sevtn e.n and a half acres to bury 1hom in. Un less the cuslom is ch-n-pd the avail able room in the vicinity of all large titirs will gradually be ai.s r'ed bv remains rf Ihe dead.—" I^orth Amen VJ» 0 At a rrce-it gathering in Mel'wwrne Mr. Wish-.rt told of a Victorian '' Ptesbytcri^n lay preacher who h*d tt> take a country service. As the ... con^rpRa'i.-m was r^tir-'n?, a p&lt;?nt 1« trmn in a brown t\v.--ed suit made his way to the vps:rr. He handed his card to the Treacher, who was &ma'/ed to read t-e name of our p'p srf...
AN INGENIOUS QUEEN. [Newspaper Article] — Gisborne Gazette — 7 August 1914
v AN INGENIOUS QUEEN. Tho mode adopted by Henrietta, queen ol Charles I., of raising supplies, does bonoai to her ingenuity. She at times found it necessary to have recourse to tho painful expedient of soliciting perFonal loans foi the, oorvice of her royal hunband, not only from the female nobility of England, but from private familios whom she had reason • tobolieye were well affeotod to the cause ol : loyalty. To such as supplied her with those aids she was accustomed to testify hei gratitude by the gift of a ring, or someothoi trinket from her own cabinet: but when tho I increasing exigencies of the king's affairi j oompollod her to sell or pawn in Holland : the whole of her plate and most of het jewels for bio uso, she adopted an ingenious device by which she was enabled at a small expanse to continuo her gifts to her friends, and in a form that rendered thepe more precious to the recipient parties, becaus« they had immediate reference to herself, Whilst in Holland she had a gr...
FOWL PLAY. [Newspaper Article] — Gisborne Gazette — 7 August 1914
FOWL PLA.Y. Thompson is an enthusiastic fowl keeper. Unfortunately, ho lives on tho bank of the river, and tho other uighi ther« was a grout flood, and all his fowli wer» drowned. " I thi:ik I shall give up keeping fowls," •aid lie, next Hay, to his friend Brown, "'j.'hore'u all mine drowned." Brown: " I'll toll you wbat, oid boy. there's one thing you can do to i>r«T«nt that happening again." Thompson ; " What ii it ? D»n'l. keep any, I euppoie ?" Brown: "No, freep duolci." " fa, what rloon tbo uaclitr me&D tjy sb?. IQg I must have iohariU4 tn» bad UmpsiT jmjuUsd liuU ~ tut&cs, of .VPttfeM Ml
MINIMUM WEIGHT OF FISH. [Newspaper Article] — Gisborne Gazette — 14 August 1914
MINIMUM WEIGHT OF FISH. Bavracoutta 4 OB Blackfish (except blackfiah. taken, from streams flowing northward from the Great Dividing Range) ...... 4 os Bream ® >» Bream, silver . • 8 ,, Butter fish 4 >> Cat fish 4 Cravfish—length 0 m Flathead .. 4 « Flounder ............ 6 >> Garfish 1 i» Grayling or Yarra Herring 2 n Ling 8 »« Luderick 8 « Mackorol B ,x Mullett 8 ,j Murray Cod .. ... .. .. .. 151® Murray Perch .... .. . • 8 oa Perch 5 » Perch, English ... ... .. .. 4 n Pike 8 »» Ked Mullott .. 4 ti Rock Cod 4 »9 Rough or Roughy ...... 9 ,, Salmon Trout .. »» .. .. 2 » Salmon, California .. .. .. Salmon, English ...... .. a » Sand Mullet or Poddisa .. 6 j» Schnappqr IS ,j Silver Fish of SilTer Perch 4 Skipiack 4 ,» Snook 4 Solo > .. .. 6 ,j Stranger ............ 2 » Travale _ .. Q Trout of all kind, not indi genous to Victoria .. ,. 8 » Trumpeter 8 Wliitin" .. .. .. .. .. .. 4 ,j Whitinu. Soud ........ 2 Yellow Tail .• .. .. .. 8lb8 >►
CLOSE SEASONS FOR GAME, &c. [Newspaper Article] — Gisborne Gazette — 14 August 1914
CLOSE SEASONS FOR GAME, &c. Heviscd by J. M. Semmons, Chief In spector of Fisheries and Game oil 2nd April, 1913: — THE WHOLE YEAR. All Austialian fauna, with the excep tion oi snakes, in the national parks and public gardens acanthizao or .tits, ant-eaters, porcupine, or echidnas. Babblers, bears (see native bears), bee eaters, bitterns, bronze-winged and other wild pigwons, bustard or wild turkey. Caiii'orniaii quail, caterpillar-catchers, chats (see epatliianuras), coach-whip birds, cockatoos (black), cranes, all birds known as cranes, such as herons, egrets, etc. (except the Native com p nion or Australian crane), cuckoos, cuckoo-shrikes, curlews (see southern stone plover, etc.) Deer, doves, Java turtle; doves, wild. Echidnas or porcupine, ant-eaters, egrets, see cranes, etc.; emus, ephthi auuras or chats. Eai.taiis, (ly-calchers, frogmouth or . iargus and mopokea. ' Cirur.culus family, all members oi Herons, see cranes. Ibis. Java turtle dovo. Kangaroos, black-faced or...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Gisborne Gazette — 14 August 1914
A Different Child AFTER STOMACH WOR M WAS EXPELLED BY COMfT'OCK'S "DEAD SHOT" WORM 1-iiLLETS. While suff«rln:5 from Worms a child can neve!' be cvpvcled to he well or good tempered, as limse par asites nliiv hnvoc. with Hie constitu tion, niid af fect the lit tle sufferer in various \v n y A striking ex ample i s that o1 Lloyd, w h o b e canifi a dif ferent child alter being relieved of a large sto mach worm by one dose of C'omstock's "Dead Shot" Worm Pellets. His father sends the following letter in addi tion to lite clvlii's pltoio:—"My lit tle boy. aged two years, suffered from Worms for sc-me months." writes Mr. F. W. Lloyd, 21 Clark St., East Brunswick, Vic. "Wc have given him different !;ind^ of worm powders and tablets but without any results. Seeing your advertisement, we thought we would give ihem a trial, and the result was wonderful; after the first dose the child passed a worm S) inche;; long, and as thick as a penholder. I have preserved the worm to show any person what...
A Question of Time. [Newspaper Article] — Gisborne Gazette — 14 August 1914
A (Jneslion of Time. A story is going the rounds about a cal juryman, an Irishman, who .overly outwitted a judge, and that vithout lying. lie came breathlessly into court, say •ig: "Oh, my lord, if yon can excuse me, •ray d -!- I do not know which will die ir.sf. my wi '& m- my daughter." "Hear ino! that's sad," said the inno it judge; "certainly you are excused." The next day f lie juryman was msS iv a friend, who in a sympathetic voice c*ked: " How's your wife ?" "She's all right, tlmak you.w "And your daughter ?" "She's all right, too. "Why do you wk?" "Why yesterday you said you di&lt;3 not :now which would die first I" "Nov do I. That; in tUo .yki&h tiui» esl\'e&lt;" , &lt;
Hottest Spot on Earth. [Newspaper Article] — Gisborne Gazette — 14 August 1914
Hottest Spot on Earth. The hottest region on earth, says tho Boston Herald, is on the southwestern want of Per.,ia, where Persia borders die gulf of the same name For forty :cm.-ooutive days in the months of July iii'd August the thermometer hits been iiimvn not to fall lower than 100 de crees ni^ht or day, and to run up a3 high as 129 degrees in the afternoon. - Ai-lailyu'-w.u the ar--J"r—*': the , hottest, "•.i ir wits >aturo's intention to make the region ;s unbearable as possible, no water can '.)o'-bir.ined from digging wells 100, 4J0, or even 500 leet deep, yet a eom inira'.ively numerous population contrive to 'ive there, thanks to copious springs •vliieli break forth from the bottom o* lie gulf more !han a mile from shore. The water from tlie.se spring is ob tained by divers, who dive to the bot tom and ii'l goatskin bags with the ■uniing liquid and sell it for a living. I'ho source of these submarine fount ins is thought to be in the green hill of >sman some 500 or 60...
Mourning in the Orient. [Newspaper Article] — Gisborne Gazette — 14 August 1914
Mourning1 in the Orient. "While is the mourning garb through out the far East. The Hindoo not ivhos-e fat her dies must not shave 01 ■vear shoes or shirts or anything ex ■ •opt a picce of white cloth during th« 1 period of mourning. You see China men dressed in whito, moving among the gayly dressed throngs of every whiuese city. And when a Chinaman :s in mourning ho braids white silk into .i's hair and ha? even the soles of his cot painted white. Ho entirely dis •aids for the time all things of red olor, and he takes the red coloring of] ' le furniture of his houno. lied is the .-olor of prosperity in China. It means lucky, and the ordinary Chinese visit ing card is a strip of red paper as long is a government envelope. "While in mourning lie prints his nnmo on white visiting cards, and lie dues this for ir.ee years. At the end of that time o pubs on garments of a modified • >lor and writes on his visiting cards he word "lam," which means, "My nef.is not so bitter as before." Chi...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Gisborne Gazette — 14 August 1914
jncPHfilL bhos. ami go. STOCK IAGENTS &.JPURE, STOCK SALESMEN, 368 BOURKE ST., MELBOURNE Telephone—1923 HOLD SALES AS FOLLOWS[:— ' Fat Cattle .. Newmarket, "Wedntsa " Piga ... Corporation Yards, Wedne. and hurst1' DairyJ[and Store Cattle .. Corporatiou Yards, Fridays OUaring\Snlc8 Conducted in all parts 0/ (he State. iry and Store Cattle for Sale Privately, also Stud Pigs and Cattle. ZT. Properties for Sale and To .Let, Correspondence Invited. Monthly Country Markets at BACCHUS MARSH—FOURTH MONDAY MELTON '; ... FIRST SATURDAY BOMSEY !i THIRD MONDAY Craigieburii and Lilydale. Govom fitivt IHOTEU, " — M E L TO N- ; UNDER NEW MANAGEMENT. ME F.W. CLARK announceBfto the public of Melton and the surrounding iiatricts, that, having taken the Golden Fleece Hotel, he is prepared to cater for their wants in a first-class manner, and hopes, by civility and attention, to merit a sharej of their patronage, - Best of Wines, Spirits, etc , kept. CABS fc. meet all Train. Good Stables and Lo...
Nickel for the World. [Newspaper Article] — Gisborne Gazette — 14 August 1914
Nickel for the World. In the Copper Cliff mine, near Sud bury, Canada, it is said more nickel in being produced than the entire market •>f the world calls for at current prices. A little branch railway off the main ine of (lie Canadian Pacific Railway, four miles iu length, leads out to the mine, which opens, into the faco oj a enig of the brown, oxidized Latiren ;ian rock characteristic pf this region. The mi-crs are now at work at a depth of about li'JO feet below the surface.^ As f;i:st as the nickel and copper-bear rock is'h -isted out it is broken up md pi'ed upon l"iig beds or ricks of ■i' e wood, to be calcined, or roasted, ;'or the pursose of driving out the sul :lnir which it contains. The roasting .nocess is 01 the nature of lime-kilning >r chaicoal-burnir.g. Each great bed ■f ore'fOijutres from one to two months > roast. "When roasted tlio rock goes '.o the principal smelter, a powerful >;ast furnace, "jacketed"—in mining lira e—with running water to enable it...
The Gazette. PUBLISHED EVERY FRIDAY. WITH SUPPLEMENT. The Gisborne Gazette is an Advertising Medium of the Gisborne, Melton, Bulla, Romsey, & Bacchus Marsh Shire Councils FRIDAY, AUGUST 14, 1914 EUROPE AT WAR. [Newspaper Article] — Gisborne Gazette — 14 August 1914
PUBLlKJIKl) BVKKy FltlPAY. W1TH S UPFLEMBiV T. The Gisbome Gazette »j an AdverlUing Medium of the Gicborne, Mellon, Bulla, liomsey, &lt;k Bacchus Marsh Shirs Councils FRIDAY, AUGUST U, 191-4 EUROPE AT WAR. The declaration of war on Rus sia, and th© almost simultaneous in vasion of France jby Germany, has inaugurated, wlien tlie forces en gaged are considered, what will pro bably be the greatest war in the his tory of the world. The ncients, especially in the time of Darius, Xerxes, and Alexander, waged war on a large scale, as l'ar as numbers are concerned, and the Napoleonic wars, which embraced the whole of Europe, both in respect of the num ber of combatants and the destruc tive weapons used, may pe said to have established a record; but when the number of trained soldiers avail able, and the destructive weapons and engines of death that will be used are considered, it will be seen that never, in the history of man kind, was war entered upon on suen a gigantic scale as du...
Not Superstitions Herself. [Newspaper Article] — Gisborne Gazette — 14 August 1914
Hot Superstitions Herself. °So yon wouldn't move iuto your as1!? house yesterday because it was Friday" Fie, fle,-Mrs. Baldwin! I thought you were sniwior to such little supersti tion.-,." "I know it was foolish in me, Mrs, Rftmbo, but we all have our weak Besses, you know." "Bat that's such a ridiculous no Hon. The idea that there can be any thing in the mere—why, Mrs. P>a!d wi'i! That's an awful looking wart- on 1 your knuckle. Why don't you rub it with a piece of ham-rind nnd then bury tbe nod under a stone and walk awaj from it- ■ backward? I've jaken ofl clozeiM of them in that way
SUNBURY POLICE COURT Bulla Residents at Variance. [Newspaper Article] — Gisborne Gazette — 14 August 1914
SUNBURY POLICE COUR1 Bulla Residents at Variance. At the Sunbury Court of Petty Ses sions on Friday, 31st tilt., before Meti ers J. l'\ Mounsey and \V\ H. John ston, J s.P., Jas. Cleary (of Bullai was charged on the miormation of Joseph John Blackwell (of Bulla), that he aid behavo in a threatening man ner towards him in a public place, namely, Dolan's Lane, on the 29th oi June. The' same defendant was also charged by Blackwell with using insult ing words to him in the same locality. There was also a cross summons, James Cleary, against Joseph James Blackweli for assault, Mr. Sheila rd, of Daylesford, appear ed. for the complainant, and Mr. Hot ohins for the defendant. It was decided to hear the first two cases together, Josepf'u John Blackwell, the com plainant, stated that he was- a laborer residing at Bulla. He knew the de [ feadant, James Cleary, who lived bare ) ly half-a-niile from his place. He re membered tne 2'Jth of June. Defendant came to his place about 0 o'clock thai ev...