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Another Boston Bred Girl. [Newspaper Article] — Gisborne Gazette — 21 August 1914

Anotlior Boston Hrtil Girl. one has certainly insulted fou, daughter,* I heard her out the •;u:k \vuy just now* cryih-j out: 'Vacate his iu«io-.ure without delay, or I'll u»ri thin ^missive toward your orani* mi!' " 'Oh ttiafc's only Hypatia soaring. hickena out,, of the gardODi"—j^ctp YorV linralit. r 'lSnl i\ Fair Heul. H Whnt.'s the matter here?" asked 8 >liiian' ;vt 11 n'c.lock the other nigki he t'otu.ii a girl leaning'over the gat« i.ut1 looking him! at H hotiso oil Ellaabotb itreet: ' "Lain the hired girl," ahe replied. "Then, why dont you go in?" "Looked out." "Well, that's b&d, Sqm should bs»?e Seen home earlier." n'Y69j X'mtppOKfi so{ but it}3 iS&S v I ban to sit up till \ 6'olciek.i^ fetghtu thb'wfesk ta help gel the bag# It tafj "%M ' J~ * ' i

Publication Title: Gisborne Gazette
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Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
To See a Rifle Bullet on Its Way. [Newspaper Article] — Gisborne Gazette — 21 August 1914

To See a IMfl« Itullet on Its Wrt. By Maturating bullets with Vaselina tfiey may be easily seen in their coum from 'ho ritie to the target; their tra jectory conree h marked by a beautiful ri.iff nf «tnolie, canned by tlio raaeline orniig is?uited on lu&viijg the mugfilo of cit«3 giiU) ths otuoke being jsUspeuded !vr some Umn in tho uif, if not too ft'indy. Mu«it bettor oc result when ?rea- e of -o'riitv Vh»d' ta ' Ustidv ' Bullets ire not so fiiit to ••'.'lit,, the roeoil is: not to great, and ii h believed the course >1 the missile ih iji< re true.

Publication Title: Gisborne Gazette
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MOSIED. The Old Couple Forgot the Name of Then Child. [Newspaper Article] — Gisborne Gazette — 21 August 1914

- BfOSfEL*. fffe* ©Id Conplo Forjfot tho Hans of Thel> C&illd. Xhftve met,, a great many tjnoou aciously amusing people—have Been whole families whoso lives and whose simple affairs seemed to have bean de signed iQTjno. purpose but that of ' re lieving by unintended drtillery the, ■weary - cares "of j:othe'r people. Somf : tiirie~ago-I was' walking along' a deeply shaded road i& MiBBiBBippV when "snd-. denl^f tipon-"rouading & bend," I oame uponah-odd group ofhumauity. Ufldei a large tree there -were small'children enough- to; stock a school, and- ft Tory small baby lay on an old.shawl-.- A tall, - despondent . looking,-.-man -stood leaning agaiuHt a sapling, looking at 8 woman who. sat oil a lpg.^ "Hoi' on thar a minit,' said the, wo man, getting up and approaching, me. "Did you see anything of a clay-banli hoss an' a gray niig with one ear gone? "N<>," "I answered. "You seed pieces of the wagon, 1 reckon;'' ; vKo, I have not. "Then you ain'...

Publication Title: Gisborne Gazette
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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WHAT THE PEOPLE WANT. [Newspaper Article] — Gisborne Gazette — 21 August 1914

WHAT THE PEOPLE WANT. In opening a library and reading room in connection with the Boniiy bridge' Public Hull's, Mr: Hew Moiri son, principal librarian, Edinburgh Free Library,'delivered an address on "What the People Read." "In 1886," he said, "the number of public libra* rics was 183 ; to-day there are 340, of which 38 were in Scotland. The great reading was novel reading, md fie procccdca to dcjil with tho rise of the novel to tin present enrir= moua -proportions. ' When 'in 1820 Sir WMter Scott wan m the1 middle of the Waverley Novels, tlie liumb.ee of works of fiction which issued from the British Press that year was 26, whilst'the year before last the num ber of novels, including new editions, amounted to 2,197. It happened lio be part of his work quite recently to jxamine the utook of novels in tho Edinburgh Library to determine which of them should, on account!of being worn' "out and soiled, be Pro placed, and no'-pM't of his-work foe a long time baclr afforded him more inst...

Publication Title: Gisborne Gazette
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THE PATRIOTIC FUND.AN ENTHUSIASTIC MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Gisborne Gazette — 21 August 1914

THE PATRIOTIC FUND • « , J AN ICNTJ.IUSJASTIU AlEETlNal The meeting convened by tho shirs president in the Gisborne Mechanics' F En 11 on Monday evening, with the object of raising funds in connection with the war, was largely attended and enthusiastic. The president, (Jr. Lewis M'Gregor, who occupied the chair, said they were, of course, aware of the object of the gathering—i.e., to give tho people of the district an opportunity of assisting to alleviate tho distress that was apt to bo caused by the war, and, above all, to assist those dependent on Australians who would be called to active service. Dr. Paly said they were all agreed as to the necessity of subscribing to a patriotic fund to assist xhose de pendent on the men who were about to fight for Australia and tho Em pire. He understood that the fund, 1 started by the Lord "Mayor of Mol | bourne for the purpose, had already totalled £43,000. That was very satisfactory, but much more was I required. It was the duty of all to as...

Publication Title: Gisborne Gazette
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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"TAKE OFF YOUR HAT TO THE FARMER." [Newspaper Article] — Gisborne Gazette — 21 August 1914

" TAKE OFF YOUR HAT TO THB FARMER." . ■ The business in life of the farmer Is. brimful of love to his race. • His hands are' as hard as an anvil, Deep wrinkles are scored on 'his face." The soldier may go into battle 'Mid plaudits and doffing' cif caps," But the farmer, good ■ soul, neiver worries - ' But ''attends to the fences and traps. So take off your hat to the farmer-! .0 worship the son of the soil 1 Hs's the" essence of all that Is worthy, Benevolent lover of toil. And talk' about doing his duty, The soldier indeed may be lax, But did ever you hear of a farmer •Evading "the Property Tax? The life of a farmer is useful, The soldier is brimful of fun; The farmer's the "son5 of the plough share," The soldier's the "son of a gun." So take off your hat to the farmer, etc. 'Tis plain that the life ct & soldier Is made up of Measure and fun. ' What sport in' th® heavy, long marches I What music ! thb »ound of the gunl .Forget thenj the"kh&kee-clad soldier Whose bus...

Publication Title: Gisborne Gazette
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MEETING AT MELTON, [Newspaper Article] — Gisborne Gazette — 21 August 1914

MEETING AT MELTOX, Our Melton correspondent writes :—A patriotic meeting, to assist the Red Cross fund, was held in the Mechanics' oil Tuesday evening! Cr J. T. Greene, tho shire president, was in the chair, and exulaincd the object of the meeting, There were also present Mr H. W, StiiuRhton, J I\, Cr .T, F, Minns, J.P;) ex'Cr Kinhersty, .T.P,, Crs Leake, A, Minns, find ez-Crs Smith and Barrie, and other representative ladies and gentlemen, The following office-bearers were elected i —President, Mr J. T. Greene; vice* presidents, Mesdaines H. W. Staughtoa and Scarce; hon secretary, Mr J. Cunningham; treasurer, Rer. Perry Martin ; committee, all present, wita power to add to their number. Collectors were appointed as follow i South riding Messrs Barrie and Smith; North ridings the President and Grs J. F, Minns nnd, T, Robinson; Kasfc Siding, Crs Leaks and HoyhjU . Roakbask, Cv\ All W.%m 1 ... ^ and T. G. Missen. The following donations were promised in the room :— Mr H. W. Staughton,...

Publication Title: Gisborne Gazette
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ODD, QUEER, AND CURIOUS, [Newspaper Article] — Gisborne Gazette — 21 August 1914

ODD, QUEER, AND CURIOUS, The coins of Si'&m ftr'a mads v( pos» ialaiu; those of Japan are made pfiti* )ipally of iron. "" AT'Carlsruhe the police fine any 0111 who plays on the piano with an open win low. A luminous buoy lias been invented ihe light for which is piv duced bj ohosphuret of calcium, and is viaibh WO' and a half miles away. Electrically deposited copper is sc In'btile that it *6an be drawn down unti' tre-emblea the finest hair, and thia. .00, without annealing. A • Detroit ';statiatioian says that i oiliion-'silver dollars, piled ono upoi he other, would maho a silver columi wo iriilbs-'bighV The thickness of the human hah rarite frora the two hundred aiid fiftiotl "o the six hundredth part of an inbL Blonde hair is the finest, and red th« ioarsest " Oije of the moRt ingenious frauds ii ood ia ibatof-adulterating powdered linuMoon bj ^iadiog up old oifaj )oxe8, srt^ s»ixiug tha powd§rd rood with *fce ejJico. Tta longest Say of the yaaf bassin^ asn- boars at St....

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FEDERAL ELECTIONS Senator Blakey and Mr. G. F. M' Gowan at Sunbury. [Newspaper Article] — Gisborne Gazette — 21 August 1914

federal elections Senator 1'lakey and ^lr. C»- i* Ai'Gowaii at. Suiiljury. The Sunbury -Mechanics' llall held a good audience on Thursday even ing last, when Senator iiiakey and jjlr. G. i''. M'Gowar,, the State La bour canuidate lor Bulla, delivered addresses, and receded extremely favourable hearings. -Mr. F. Marono.) ' occupied the cuair, and introduced tne speakers. Mr. (J. jM'Gowan was warmly ap plauded on rising- lie saul that the mistake which was made in Cono by the deieat oi Mr. O^aime on tne last . occasion would be rectified by the i ijif*?"'*' y in the present appeal, Ilic candidates ol the Labour I'arty stood lirmly lor a national policy. Had it not been for the three jears of La bour rule in Australia, their nation would to-day have been at the meicy of the enemy, but, tliaiiivS to the great national loresight oi Laboui in politics, AusLi'ttliy- wus supplied, to-clay with a system oi wireless \ telegraphy, with a lleet of her own, with a Commonwealth Bank, and a Common...

Publication Title: Gisborne Gazette
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Burial in the Air. [Newspaper Article] — Gisborne Gazette — 21 August 1914

in fiio Ai«*. J Under lite inilusuce of -b>i mission Ties the Indians of Mor'ana are'fast abandoning their "Id custom of placing heir dead on platforms, or hanginp '.hem, wrapped in blankets, to the limbi •>f '1 lie .big eottonwood trees which gro^ tfong the streams; but now and ther the hivnler or cowboy still finds one 01 ■heir old platform cemeteries, or, it mar •>e, only a tomb standing in the solitudt >f ihe vast, grassy pining. The original object of this odd way of-disposing ol corpses was undoubtedly to protecl theni from the wol ie~, which would <poedily dig up any grave such as the fndians could make without picks and shovels. Tn -com-.se of time the rude platform would be up turned by decay and the winds, but the Crow or Black foot kinsmen of the deceased had done their duty in the way of sepulture af well as they could and were not re* sponsible for such accidents. After all, the main thing was to satisfy the ghost >f the de; ai led so that he w...

Publication Title: Gisborne Gazette
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RIDDELL Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — Gisborne Gazette — 21 August 1914

RIDDELL (From Our Own Correspondent.) ■Wednesday. On Tuesday uiglit last, a meeting was held in the Mechanics' Hall, and con vened by Mr J. F. Crow, for the purpose of considering the best means to assist and give practical support to the patriotic war movement. Mr Crow explained why he had taken upon himself to con vene the meeting, and he had hoped that some of the shire councillors would have been present to preside. At that stage of the proceedings, and in the absence of councillors, Mr Crow was elected to the chair. Shortly afterwards Or .Richard son attended, and Mr Crow wished to vacate the chair, but Cr .Richardson desired him to remain. There was a good attendance, and much enthusiasm shown. It was resolved to start a local patriotic fund, by way of subscriptions, and to hold a grand concert on the even ing of September 4th nest. Mr G. L. Mitchell was elected hon. sec., and Cr Kichardson, hon treasurer. The ladies formed a committee' with the object of making garments to be...

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She Misunderstood. [Newspaper Article] — Gisborne Gazette — 21 August 1914

Slie Misunderstood, An incident, occurred in this city i rew nights aiuce in which some of th» Megaics to (he Marine Confcrenci A^uied, anil which shows' how custom* liil'er in different countries. A yoiinj ■idy, a daughter of cine of (he dolegateh .s ail accomplished performer on tin iiino. Iler company lias been courlei ty many lovers < f music, who Have •nter'nl U]>"ii tlieir aoc-ia!'entertainment ather early this fall. Ou one occasion when the parlors. of her hostess wen arowded lo hear Ihc magnificent per fditnance tli:'/ she gave, the approval o everyone burst forth1spontaneously in > round of applause. Several elder), ^eiitienien, capuvaied by liter ability a i performer, Vveve not safinfied Nviti ■rierelv clnjVj i .'g their hand':, but' ac »t>iij|-sinicd' that by lightly stampiii; , heir i'eet, the 'at-ler wind 'eaching lln e.ar> of the yuni.fr lady. She sho\v<?< iiet enibarra sinent, and instend (if tt<-in > lin...

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OBITUARY. [Newspaper Article] — Gisborne Gazette — 21 August 1914

OBITUARY. ? Out* liitldoll I'oi'i'osputidont writes : This death of Mr, .Patrick Olueson took place at Nurse Thompson's hos pital, Kyneton, on Sunday last, and thus another of the old identities, of the place has passed away. The deceased was well known, and had , resided years ago at Cherokee, Gis borne, Bullengarook, and Riddell. From the latter place he was re moved on Saturday last, ho having been ill for several days. He was in a weak condition owing to the ill ness and his advanced age—89. For many years he was In the employ of Messrs, Pearce Bros., New Gis horne, and had care of their Bullen garook property. His remains were interred in the Woodend cemetery on Tuesday last, and laid alongside those of his wife, who was buried there 41 years ago.

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Married Loyers. [Newspaper Article] — Gisborne Gazette — 21 August 1914

Married" tfoferaT It ifl always pleasant to see tb$» gt& ' *n try 'and thoughtTu In ess of the'yomnj over manifesting T.hemselve8 in the has >a»d of threescore and ten; Tha write) remembers being av a little corintrj , .fcilway station -when a white-haired ol« j -niin &nd a woman almost as far '■ along! n years drove up to the door in an "air riquated buggy, to wirch was attached v horse long'jiast its'ycuthi'"' ' Shabby .as was the oi l man's turnout :ind'garmentfi,! knd-simple-minded as hj leemed, his bearing toward his agec wife'was courtliness itself. ' "Don't try to get out o' the buggy un i al I hitch "old Ned and help ye," he sai»' is he'sltiVly'fclimb'^d'Ont. " " He stumbled, backward, and almos fell whenr helping'the old lady- out, & that she came to the ground Tathe heavily. - "Didn't hurt ye, did it, ma?" he aske« with tender solicitude; "I don't " IcnoA what made me so clumsy and keerless.' Theu he brushed tlie dust from1 he dress 'rith his red...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Gisborne Gazette — 21 August 1914

THE RELIABLE PHAkMACY. F. DAM YON, CHEMIST — OPTICIAN. ^Recorded by| Dental Board of Victoria, WOODEND, ASD1 T»DLtrEKi~-N-s-w-' QUALITY 18 OF FIRST IMPORTANCE. - WE make a Special. Feature of BispE.vsrKO^and spare no trouble nor expense in this most important branch of Pharmaoy. Send your Prescriptions, they wijl be forwarded promptly. EYE- SIGHT tested FREE, and glasses accurately fitted, if required. TEETH extracted Painlessly. Patent Medicines, fresh, at Reduced Prices. Horse and Cattle Medicines. Okders by Return Mail, Rail, or Coach. Commonwealth JglfcBank of Hustralia HEAD OFFICE SYDNEY , ra* Bank 1« opan for all clauo. of GENERAL BANKING BUSINESS a* EQUITABLE BUILDING, OOLLINS STREET. MELBOURNE Alto at Sydney, Canberra,' Adelaide, Perth, TJobart, Brisbane, ilockhirapbon, Townavillc, and LomJco. Cable remittances made to, and drafts drawn on foreign placci direct. Foreign bills negotiated and collected. Letters of credit issued to any part of the world. Bills negotiated or for...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Gisborne Gazette — 21 August 1914

NOTICE. MB H. M. LOONE.1 (Q.M.V.O.) VETERIHAJlY SUBGfflON Will visit Glaborng regularly o» SALB DAY3. All kinds of doraosfcloafced onbsalf attended to. All talejjraEofl Trill eoosIr piosip? attention. Mr Loosoy Easy 6* coaoultod at Messrs Brtdy Bsoa,' otoro cs 3d Days, Castrating a Specialty, All <H aBiins]* to. 4MB SO WILL YOU BE IP-VOO'USE-'niE'SAHB-OiL. "S-APBW" BRAKH IS OWSWRPASSEO. rato& i onep ft tee &tj2f£*pe£l 1 ff% reader. \f%9'4 & bsndb&. WV4® OfiDSF! in bulk & savs f&om£y avr auy w cost eur /a> frsi&rr. I "gggawjj»JlLJU."j 5' " fillstef l^gy Miay, ig If PS f !!!$§!$ MS PS I©tS» - POST FREE THEi GrAZETTK Has a Large Circulation THE ©AJKKTTE Circulates in— GISBORNE NEW GISBORNE MACEDOH v700BENB RIDDELL'S GREEK LANCE FIELD JUNCTION 9UNBURY BULLA DIGGERS' REST HELTON TOOLERN BULLENGAROOE and BACCHUS MARSH The Value of e e 6 # w« X J ■w L X Should thus ie recognised as an A Medium as well as a News »|^Y3>...

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BULLA SHIRE COUNCIL [Newspaper Article] — Gisborne Gazette — 21 August 1914

BULLA SHIRE COUNCIL 6 The ordinary meeting of the above was held at Sunbury on .Monday, Pre sent: Cis. Michie (president;, i>i'ani gan, Ford, O'Jirieu and Buckley. Correspondence. From Wm. J. Healey, .^hiro seero tary, Gisborne, asking for information about the corporation sale yards, Sun bury. From 0 M. Mayer, lion. sec. of the Progress Association, Konagadurrer, drawing attention to the bad stale oi the road from Alfords to the top of the lull,. stating that as it was their only way of getting out it needed attention From the same, asking if the Conn oil would form the continuation of the road from Facey's to the surveyed road' if they did the ploughing for the same. From the same, asking if the Coun cil would widen part of their road, which was impassable in wet weather j and stating they were under the im pression that there was a certain amount of money granted for their in ternal road. From J. K. Jennings and Mclnnes, askiug permission to put up a notice board at the sale y...

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The Gazette. PUBLISHED EVERY FRIDAY. WITH SUPPLEMENT. The Gisborne Gazette it an Advertising Medium of the Gisborne, Melton, Bulla, Romsey, Bacchus Marsh Shire Councils FRIDAY, AUGUST 21, 1914 THE WAR IN EUROPE. [Newspaper Article] — Gisborne Gazette — 21 August 1914

PUBLISHED KVKKtf FRIDAY. WITH SUPPLEMENT. £3^" The Qixborne Gazette it an Advertixiny Medium of the U'utborne, Melton, Bulla, llomgey, <k Bacchus Mar»h Shire Council* FRIDAY, AUGUST 21, l(J14 THE WAE IN EUROPE. War at any time, and war especi ally on sucli a gigantic scale as is now being waged in Europe, can only be regarded as a calamity to the human race. The question, after all, is, will not the present struggle be productive of ultimate good, by ending the ruinous war of armaments to which we have referred in past issues?. Since the war of 1870-71 despoiled France of her two pro vinces, both France and Germany have been preparing for war. Year by year the position, not only with chose two nations, but also wiih the other Powers, has been steadily be coming worse. The armament firms were reaping a rich harvest, as were the great financiers, at the expense of the unfortunate taxpayers. It has been estimated that, in the un productive work of preparing foi war, fully 10...

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A Question of Time. [Newspaper Article] — Gisborne Gazette — 21 August 1914

A Question of Time. "A story is going the rounds about a too.a'; juryman, an Irishman, who •cleverly outwitted a judge, and that without lying. - Tie came breathlessly into court, say ing: "Oh, my lord, if you can exouBC.roe, prav cl-»!—I do not know -which will die Brat, niv wi'e "v ray daughter." "Dear iue! that's sad," said the inno iV'ih jud«:e; "certainly you are excused." The next day the juryman was met by ;i frieud, who in a sympathetic voiea iaUed;" "How's your wife?" • "She's all right, tbftib you," "And your daughtoi ?" "Bhe'g al) right, too, "Why $o yofl fek?1' - 1'Why yestsi'day you «ld yon did eot «noW which ttouid dia •••■"Nor do t fimii i/i tjm *lm ^ *

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Hottest Spot on Earth. [Newspaper Article] — Gisborne Gazette — 21 August 1914

Hottest Spot on Earth. The hottest region on earth, says the Boston Herald, is on the southwestern const of Persia, where Persia borders the gulf of the same name For forty consecutive clays in the months of July and August tlie thermometer has been known not to fall lower than 100 de gree.-; night or day, and to run xip> as high as 129 degrees in the afternoon. At i J ah riu, in the center of the hottest part of the torrid belt, as though it was nature's intention to' make, the region as unbearable as possible, no water caa be (Ahiune:! irom digging "wells 7.00, '20i>, or even oUl) loot deep, yet a coai» purauvdy numerous population contrive to Jive there, thanks to copious springs which break forth from tlie" bottom ol the gull mo'-e than a mile from shore. The water from these spring is ob tained by divers, who dive" to, the bot tom a»d 1M goai.sld'n bags with tho cooling liquid and sell it" for a living. The source of these submarine fount* ttins is thought to be in the gr...

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