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THE MAN WHO LAUGHS. [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 8 December 1914
THE MAN WHO LAUGHS. Tliero are several groat divisions in the army of mankind, with innumer able sub-divisions. Roughly spoaking, wo may call them the unhappy, the apathetic, tho cynical, and the coura geous, or those who daro to faeo fate with a smile. If we may judge by appearances, the lirst division is far and away the larg est. It is astonishing, as we walk the streets, ride in the cars, or look from our windows upon the passing crowds, to find so many faces sober, sad or utterly devoid of life or radiancy. Chance conversations accidentally over heard, even those intended for our own ears, bear out this lugubrious testi mony. Jt is a truth which none of us eau gainsaj-, that the incidents and episodes of life are not as n rule con ducive to hilarity or happiness, if we take them at their face value. Sin gularly enough, the mass of humanity looks no more deeply into its enforced experiences, and so forfeits the rich kernel of tho hard nut. It is rather more hopeful, however, tha...
Other Matches. [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 8 December 1914
Other Matches. "Wednesdays 107 (Dr. Bill retired 27, O'Neill 27, W. Hardiug 7 for 37) beat Moglonemby 53 (W. Harding 22, Gaiside 11). Euroa defeated Gooram at Gooram. Long wood (Hill 108 not out"! easily defeated Gooram liamblera (23.) It is wonderful what little rain will produce a crop o£ grain on well-worK ed (allow ground. We have just been shown a first-class sample of Federa tion wheat, grown by Sir. William Marke at Gowangardie, which was har vested last week, and averaged 18 bushels per acre. . His oats (Algerian) not so plump as usual, averaged 20 bushels, and the barley (Cape) 16 bushels ; all grown with less than five inches of rain since sowjng time. Tho wheat is to be cleaned and graded for seed to supply the district. A Broken Leg. : A 'peculiar accident befel Mr. T. Killeen, of Gooram, on Tuesday last. Ho had brought in some sheep to truck to Melbourne, but as the trucks bad not arrived, he obtained permission to put them in the park until next day. While preventing b...
CRICKET. Tamleugh defeat Violet Town. [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 8 December 1914
CRIOKET. Tamleugh defeat Violet Town. .: Tamlengh visited Violet Town oil Saturday last, and for the first time for some years defeated the locals at home. The home team had ft disap pointing muster nTJcl only nine mru took the held. Tamleugh won the toes and decided to but, A. AlcBurney and Wallis cponiiH:. At 22 MuHurney went, and McG bbon aud Ick added only 4. Wallis went at 50 for a well made 24, but Gourlay nnd Hamilton took the scoro to 130 before the for mer wna caught for a nicely compiled 37. T and K: Hamilton" added 38 be fore the inuiugs eloaed, the former having 52 to his credit, and the latter 27, and the total was 6 for 176.. Violet Town opened fairly woli and 29 were up before Davies wae bowled for 13. Kelly followed but failed to survive the first bali. Turner and gaion took the score to 51, when tho latter put his log in front to "Wallis, having made a rapid 30. Harcourt added 12, and Maxwell held up his end for some time, but the last four added only 1 run, and as ...
THE MASTER PASSION. CHAPTER XXYIII. LORD BELGRAVE GOES TOO FAR. [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 8 December 1914
THE MASTER PASSION. CHAPTER XXYII1. LORD BELGBAVE GOES TOO FAB. Whilst Val Beresford wan uniting to- I ?wards perdition on the bosom of the | Thames, Ida Duval was us surely drift ing anywhere but heavenward as eho strolled through the deepening shadows with Lord Belgrave by her side. She was not listening to him, not even thinking of him; her heart had sunk in deepest dejection, and her mind was fully occupied with wondering whether she hod been really an important fac tor in Boresford 's ruin. To say -good byo to a friend is always a trying pro; ceoding, especially if that friend hap pens to be the only one yau have, and he tells you that it is on yonr account that he "i» going into exile. Was he afraid for her- Tho colour deepened in her cheeks, whilst her heart boat fast, but not with love, He was very dear to her, as a truo comrade in mis fortune, but only one man had the power to star her pulses, and it waa not Beresford, nor yet her husband. "You are tired," said Belgrave pre...
BALMATTUM. [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 8 December 1914
BALMATTUM. Harvest is now almost concluded; is 0110 of the poorest in the history of tlio district, a good percentage being eaten oft with stock. Oats woro a com. pleto failure. Wheat y.'old is from one bag to three, as much as five bags have been stripped, but such are iso. lated eases, and on fallowed ground. Hay, from five to ten cwt. In most instances farmers will liavc suflicient grain for sowing purposes. Old residents aver that Hie present drought is the worst and severest in tho history of the settlement ot the district. Nothing is to be seen "but dried, parcl'.o.l country, resembling wind swept roads. Stockown'ers have eent all stock with any condition to market, reducing to the lowest possible ebb, (or without heavy summer vains tho mortality amongst stock must lie appal, ling. Water for stock is causing much ! anxiety to slockowners, 'as dams, and wells, in the majority of cases arc lowor than for years. Altogether pre. sont prosjjqcts aro yory, dark. I
THE DENTIST. [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 8 December 1914
THE DENTIST. He well deserves a laurel wreath, the man who tinkers with my teeth, when tlioy aro out of plum; ho plugs them ii]) with melted lead, and soothes my swelled and aching head, and heals the tortured gum. Upon his skill your com fort hangs when you have trouble with your fangs, and seldom does lio fail; his shining instrument he wags aud draws the old insurgent snags, then draws his slice of kale. No more you hear in dentist's room the shrieks of thoso who dread their doom, of tlioso whose souls are sick; the patient calm ly sits and smiles, the wliilo the den tist with his files and pincers does tho trick. TTow different in olden days! The dentist then had playful ways; lie sat upon a bench, and took your head between his knees, and, muttering. "Look pleasant, please," he plied his monkey wrench. It took six men to hold me down when he adjusted bridge and crown, or plugged a hollow fang, and travellers could hear me roar away ! upon the distant shore of Yang-tsc* kiang. B...
Church Services. [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 8 December 1914
Church Services. Presbyterian-Karramomus 11, Miepnll 3, Violut Town 7.30. Mr Thomas. Church of England-Violet Town 11, 8tony Creek 3j Violet Town 7.30. ROT. D. A, McKnchern. Methodist.-Violet Town 11, nnd 7.30, Wurrcubayiits tt'oat 3, Rev. "Bdwards; lladda^innic 11, Mr Jolmeon; Baddagiatiio 7.30, Band 3; lio'no 3* Mr Peacock; Upnti potpuii 3, Mr Cook; Harlston 3, MrT.Qibba
THE PATRIOTIC FUND. [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 8 December 1914
THE PATRIOTIC FUND. At n meeting of tiie committee of the local patriotic fund, held at the Mechanics' on NYcdnojdiiy last, dis tribution w»9 nrianged br follows: Belgian Fund £100 Lord Mayor's Fund 100 Red Cross Fund i0 £240 . The secretary still has a few pounds in hand and further doiirftions arc ex pected. The following further donations are acknowledged: Boho Concert £4 5 0 Mrs M. Reardon 0 2 0 Mrs E. While 110 Geo. White 0 5 0
NEW INVENTIONS. COMMONWEALTH PATENTS [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 8 December 1914
NEW INVENTIONS. COMMONWEALTH PATENTS Applications for grant of letters pa tent, which have been lodged in the following names, have been accepted by the Commissioners:-. Messrs G. G. Turn and Co., Patent Attorneys Mo 1, of Australia, of the liinlto, 4'JU Collins Street, Melbourne, have prepared this report from the official records: Inflating Motor Oar Tyres.-Tho in ventors use a capsule of chemical from which gas under high pressure is pro duced. To intlate a tyre, tho nipple of tho containing vessel is attached to the tyre valve, thou a handle is struck. This causes a spark which lights the material which produces tho gas, which forces itself through a tilter pad. The tube which allows the gap to eater the tyre is regulated by a screw plug. This method of pro cedure is a quick one, and it will be easy for those who have motor cars to carry a number of 6mall capsules containing tho cliemicals.-Messrs K. A. Smith and W. Withers, Victoria. Steeling Motor Ploughs: The in ventor descri...
Violet Town Sentinel Published Every Tuesday Morning TUESDAY, DECEMBER 8, 1914 [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 8 December 1914
Violet Coiui! Sen Unci Published Every Tuesday Morning VU'JiSD Y, DECEMBER. 8, 1914 SHIRE C'OUNCIL-Tile usual monthly meetiug of the Violet IWa Bhir0 co'm inst plaCe-oa Mo,1(% next, 14th NOMINATIONS Cwse. _ 0wners Qf racehorses should note that entries for ho Boxing Day raoea at Longwood Uos, on Saturday next, 12th December, with the secretary, Mr E. Houston. CHRISTMAS EXCURSIONS.- Holiday excursion tickets will be issued to and rom al stations from 8th December till ]st January (both dates inclusive), available for return ou and after 23id December till 2nd February (inclusive).' BOHO BUSH FIRE BRIOADE-The annual meeting 0f the Boho Bush Fire Brigade will be held on Friday next. Utli mat., at the Boho State school, at 8.30 p.m. A good muster is asked for *B the buaiuess of the meeting is im portant. To prevent confusion with £10 notes . n®w te,11 shilling notes are being printed with the word "half, sovereign" m red across the top aud bottom and on each side. At the same time, new ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 8 December 1914
Stone Jars Only. Straw Color from Age. BOL8 QIN PURE AND VERY WHOLESOME. DISTILLERY ESTABLISHED OVER 335 YEARS. MAQNIER'8 Pure French Grape "BRANDY Cognac The Original HouseJJof STEWART, Edinburgh Founded 1779. Stewart's Whisky A STRAIGHT TIP " DRINK STEWARTS ! " LIVE STOCK INSURANCE. ALL CLASSES OP STOCK INSURED AGAINST DEATH FROM ANT CAUSE. FOALING RISKS COMMENCING WITH ATTEMPT TO FOAL AND DEATH FROM yYNY CAUSE THERE AFTER. RATES LOWEST CURRENT. CLAIMS PROMPTLY PAID. ACTIVE AGENTS WANTED WHERE NOT REPRESENTED. APPLY TO DALGETY ® CO.. LTD., MELBOURNE. Send in stamps for a large Free tr:a! bottle of the life-giving Vitadr.tio It sjcc^ciU where doctor* fnil. It noon cures Brircht's Discos*;, Hytndid*. Liver Troubles. De bility^ Chronic Indignation. In somnia, and innumerable other ni!m-t»ts. GET ADVICE (FRF.E) from fa S. A. PALMER 44? Flindera Lane, Melbourne, Vic, Atl Stores &lt;?/! bottii SCHRECK'S POULTICE. SCHRECK'S POULTICE. Cun Care TUBERCULAR JOINTS, POISONED SORES, AB...
THEY SAY. [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 8 December 1914
THEY SAY. That the lire at the railway yards ctused eomo excitement on Friday last. That the poor nater pressure was the subject of much comment. That it was noticed thufc those who were moat critical of the actions of the firemen, rendered the least assistance, That the brieade put in good work under adverse circumstance.--, That our cricketers went under rather badly to Tamleugh on Saturday, That the locals could only muster nine men on their own ground, That Hamilton and Gourlay gave a bright exhibition of batting, and the home team's fielding was anything but good. That the ladies provided acceptable afternoon tea. That next Saturday's match is at Longwood, when Violet Town hopes to give B good account. That J. Hill, of Longwood, scored the first century of the season on Satur day, against the Qooram Ramblers. That the Australian troops have landed in Egypt, where they will com plete training and assist in the defence work. That the death sentence passed on Edgar EinBporn, for t...
CORRESPONDENCE. (We do not hold ourselves responsible, for uor necess.irily endorse opinions expressed by our correspondents.) (To the Editor of the "Sentinel.") [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 8 December 1914
I CORRESPONDENCE. I (We do not hold ourselves responsible, for uor necess.irily endorse opinions expressed by our correspondents.) (To tho Editor of tho "Sentinel.") SIR,-Following our usual custom wo ire making provision to give Christ mas cheer to the poor folk Our efforts this yoar will embr*cts 800 futuily paioels, each containing meat, bread, flour, tea, sugar, sultanas ami currants. These family parcols uro n great bo;n, and will bo distr.buted on Drcember 24th, in time for Chriatums Day. In addition it dinnot will bo given for adults, together with ii treat for 3000 children. The support of our friends throughout the State is earnestly sought, andclieaues maybe 6cnt 'o meat Gil Bouike Street, Melbourne. Yours Faitnuilly. JAMES HAV. Cotnniissioner.
SEEN FROM AN OBSERVATORY. [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 8 December 1914
SEEN FROM AN OBSERVATORY. (By Old Father Time.) Yes, bat it is decidcdly different when tho romantic lover turns into a rheumatic husband. The dove of peace is flying high to get out of tho way of warring aoro planes. A poor compromise is usually better than n big lawsuit. When you and your neighbors all ogroo, 'tis tlien tho lawyer gets no fee. Tho girl with a pretty climplo sees a lot to smile at. Some of us can beat George Wash ington in one particular at least-he eouldn't tell a lie. If all work and no play maltos Jack a dull boy, then all play and 110 work makes him entirely too sharp. "Vorry is tho clock that always sounds tho alarm long boforo rising time. Luck looks for somothing to turn up; labor turns it up with thought and. a spade.
A FORECAST FOR 1915. [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 8 December 1914
A FORECAST FOR 1915. Mr Dinnell, of Lockburt, Rivurina, pho has become famous for his tore qasting proclivities, writes as follows: I enclose an outline of my forecast of Weather for 1915. By same you will Bee that there is a more cheerful out laok for everyone, ond it may be of interest and comfort to a great many of your readers, as in 1913 and 1914 I predicted a diminished yield, but next year, I judgo, ought to give very good fretnrns, as there is a very fair run of Woatber after the middle of May to the endoftho growing season, although I do not consider it will give the annual average rainfall. Below is a summary of my forecast for ] 915: . Early part of January-Stormy rain. Last week of February-General rain, followed by showers in first and third weeks in March. April-Showers end of first week. May 14-General rain, followed by showers about 29th. June-About 5th inclined to rain, with rain about 13th, and possibly showers about 27 th. ' July-A stormy rain about 20th, and earl...
THE STATE ELECTIONS. GOULBURN VALLEY SEAT. DECLARATION OP POLL. [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 8 December 1914
THE STATE ELECTIONS. GOULBURN VALLEY SEAT. DECLARATION OP POLL. The formal declaration of the poll for Goulburn Valley took place on Tuesday, at Shepparton.the final figures being: John Davidson Mitchell ... 8866 Patr ck D. K. O'Hanlon ... 1971 Majority for Mitchell ... 1395 There were 87 informal votes, includ ing 11 postal ones. Eighty postal votes were recorded. Mr J. Meiklejohn, reluming officer, made the announcement from the shire hall steps in the piesencs of about a couple of dozen electors. He said he had much pleasure in declaring Mr J, D. Mitcheil elected to the seat. The returning officer complimented his local stall on the celerity and accuracy of their work, Everything had passed off without a hitch. Four returns did not come to hand till Friday night; in fact, onCdid not reach the office till Saturday morning. Or. J. D. Mitchell thanked the electors for having returned him. Now that the election was over, ho hoped that all differences would be sunk, and that electors ...
HOUSEHOLD HINTS. [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 8 December 1914
HOUSEHOLD HINTS. Do you want to help the dentist Then be sure to bite off all the threads while sowing and to crack all the hard nuts with your teoth. He will, or ought to be, very thankful to you. 60 not patrouisc travelling opticians. They seldom know anything about the business, but are often bold bluffs. Glasses which do not fit the eyes are moro in^urioua than none. The eyes are too valuable to be tampered with. As von find articles needing mend ing. put them all in one basket or bag with tho patches, etc., necessary for the work; then some day when you want to think or to listeu to reading, get these out for work that will not need thinking about. Fill your salt and pepper shakers by means of a funnel, and save scattering the salt aiid pepper about. A funnel is also useful for separating the yolks and whites of eggs. The white will ruu through the fuuuel, leaving the yolk in the upper part. A little table on wheels to trundle things in and out from tho kitchen to the dining-ro...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 8 December 1914
USED MANY 0THKR3. My little boy William uaed to get fright fal attacks of couching at niyht, writes Mr- Carpenter, Musgruvo Btreot, North Rooklinmton, Q. Chuinherlaiu 8 Couch Remedy was the mcaca of aaving mo mnny a sleepless uiglifc for a couple of doses al ways relieved him when tho couching eumo on. Before using ChambiiTltuns Cough Item* ody I used mnny other advertised lines but nothio# gave him Lho slightest relief, BMkf K. Mitchell. W1TII THE GREATEST CONFIDENCE . .'It is with the greatest plcasuro I voice the praises of Chamberlain a Colicauil Diarrluea Remedy writes Sir. William H. McKay, Postmaster, Koromiko, N, 'A 44I h;iv« al ways found it most effective in the treat ment of diarrhoea and dyaimtry and always have 5 supply in the house for family use. Whenlwus storekeepiuy I nsnd to rccom* mend Chumherlain b Colic und Diarrhoea Remedy to my customers with tho greatest confidence, Sold by R, Mitchell. GREAT DISPLAY FOR Xma's Season AT MITCHELL'S Toys, New Novelties, Christm...
POSTAL RATES AND REGULATIONS [Where the term "The Commonwealth" is used in connection with these rates and regulations it includes Papua, Lord Howe Island, and Norfolk Island.] LETTERS. [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 8 December 1914
POSTAL 3A7£S AMD HcCULA ilONS [Where t&o term "ffie Caimnoit ealtih" IB uecd in couuection with tlicso tus slid regulations it iuchides l'apua, >!&lt;i Howe Islam!, and Korfoili Island.] £ LE'iTEKS. t'oi every t ounce, or tracuoii tiioreoi. For delivery within the Coumon ive&liji .. .0 I For delivery iu the Biitos.li 12m . piro ' 0 1 For ieiifc-ry in the Neiv Hebrides, liank£, and Ton-oa Islands .. 0 3 For delivery in o&or places .... 0 'Ji Lmimi CARDS. ' Fordelivtry within the Commonwealth: Singlt, Id. oaoh; ro^ly, Id. each haH. For delivery in tho JJiitist Empire tsC"; list of places uHder "LoiterV')-Sin gle, Id. esch. For asftvery in New Hebrides, Banks, and Torres Islands-Single, 'id. >wei. For delivery in othor places- Single, 2Jd. eaoh. POST CAIIDS. Single Postcards impressed ivith ti:t&lt; Id. stamp, and Soply or double each half of which has the Id. impressed thereon, may be transmitted io plr^es AvjtUiu the CkwunionwnaKh, un'-l ...