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Church Services. Sunday, 8th April, 1917. [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 6 April 1917
Sunday, 8tU April, 1917. METHODIST-WaudUigone io 5e'V"uKF;rtEgai1"r'ee: 7' Mr Sloan. Bright 11.30 and 7, Rev. L,. E. Egan Lee. Porepunkah 3, Rev. L. B. B^an Lee. * CHURCH OF ENGLAND.-Go 3d Friday Porepunkah 11 Wandiligong 3, Bright I > u?o7' Easter Day. ?},8 n 111 Preebargh 3, Harriet Ti « U ev" Brammall: Bright 7 Mr G. Tavare. B ' PRESBYTERIAN-Upper Buc'dand U Lower Buckland 2, Brookside 3,45 Bright 7, Mr A. MqKenzie Harmon SALVATION ARMY, BRI >HT,--Fire Bri gade Hall, youn&lt;» pejj.le's meeting at 10 a.m aioetings 11 8,m., 3 p.-n. and ?«Pj,tn' ,W(!e&lt;-night meetings erery j Wednealay, Oaptaia Winter iu cUirge
THE ANT PEST. [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 6 April 1917
THE ANT PEST. A writer in the "Farmers' Gazette" vouches for the efficacy of castor oil as an ant scarer. He says:-"Here is an absolute and simple preventive against the incursion of ants into safes and cupboards which is guaran teed to give immunity from ant plngue, and lias never been known to fail:-Take a strip of ordinary tape, say, an inch wide, and, after smearing with castor oil, tie neatly around the legs of safes, tables, etc., where ants are troublesome, and an ant will never be seen to cross the tape, which must be placed two or three inches from the floor, and the oil renewed occasionally, say, very month or even at longer intervals of two or three months, care being taken to prevent the tape becoming coated with. dust. Ordinary prepared or crude castor oil is all that is needed. No other kind of oil must be applied to the tapes." "What a strong, shrill voice Miss Mellow has." "Yes. I would advise her to devote herself to Christmas carols." "Why?" "Because they are only ...
THE WATCH AS A COMPASS. [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 6 April 1917
THE WATCH AS A COMPASS. It may not be generally known that n watch makes an excellent compass Hold _ the watch with the hour hand pointing to the sun; midway between the hour hand and the twelve is due south, and of course a line drawn dia metrically across the watch from this points due north. For example, when it is three o'clock, and the hour hand is pointed at the sun, the line due south and north runs across the watch from one-thirty to seven-thirty, one-thirty being to the south and seven-thirty being to the north
THE LOVE THAT COUNTS. [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 6 April 1917
' THE LOVE THAT COUNTS. Whatever differences of opinion there may be about the practical value of teachings of the great Rus sian, Leo Tolstoy, no one can ques tion the noble common sense of these words, which Monsieur Roraain. Rol Jand heard him say and has recorded in his life of Tolstoy: "The greatest modern sin is the abstract love of humanity, impersonal love of those who are-somewhere out of sight. "To love those we do not know, those whom we shall never meet, is so easy a thing. There is no need to sacrifice anything; and at the same time we are so pleased with ourselves. The conscience is fooled. ' "No. We must iove our neighbors -those we live with and who are in i our way and embarrass us."
AUSTRALIA PLAYS THE GAME (No. XIII). THE DOWNFALL OF ABSOLUTISM [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 6 April 1917
AUSTRALIA PLAYS THE GA' (No. XIII). THE DOWNFALL OF ABSOLUTISM This vast war, absorbing all the thought, il' not all the energies, of mankind, cannot fail to bring about radical changes in the structure of society. What is inherently weak, or rotten with tho decay of ages, must pass away, and only what is good and strong and true cau hope to sur vive the ordeal by fire. In tho Rus sian Revolution we have the first fruits of the psyschological influ ences at work, unseen and unheard, but much more powerful and effective in results than the mammoth can nons which roar out on tho field of battle. For generations the Russians have worked for a. free form of gov ernment suitable to the forward push anil striving of the'inational character, but it has remained, for the Great War to make them almost a free gift of it. Absolutism clung to its power up to the last ditch, and this was what real ly accomplished its final destruction. Out of the revolutionary movements which followed upon the d...
CARPENTER'S LOVEMAKING. [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 6 April 1917
CARPENTER'S LOVEMAKING. I "It is 'plane' that I Jove you," he ? began. "Is that on the 'level'?" she asked, j I "Haven't I always been on the' .'square' with yon?" he urged. j | "But you have many 'vices,'" she , remonstrated.t j ' "Not a 'bit''of it," he asserted. I "What made you 'brace' up?" she! | queried, coquettishly. f "The fact that I 'saw' you," he re plied, with a bow. "I ought to 'hammer' you for that." she answered, saucily. "Come and sit by me on the , 'bench,' " ho urged. | "Suppose the others, should 'file' in?" she murmured. I "You shouldn't let your arms 'com | pass' me," she continued. "I know a preacher who is a good I 'joiner,' " he suggested. ? "Promise not to 'chisel' him out of his fee," she requested. "That wouldn't 'augur' well for us,'' he answered. "Shall I wear the 'blue print'?" she asked, as they started for the licence. "Conscription has, maybe, saved the country," growled the strapping young soldier, "but what I object tc is the company it drives a ma...
WHEN AUTHORS WRITE BEST. [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 6 April 1917
WHEN AUTHORS WRITE BEST. The time when ail author may do his best work is a much-disputed question and an interesting, one. It depends, of course, largely upon the moods and temperament of the in dividual, but perhaps more largely still upon liis habits. The common belief of many, authors, however, has been that their best work is done at night. Longfellow frequently worked until two or three o'clock in the morning. In the quiet hours of the night, when all the world about him lay asleep, ho could better concentrate his ideas and guide his thoughts more exactly as he wished. Mrs. Olipliant stated that it wns her custom for many years to write until two o'clock in the morning, and Southey always said that he worked best by candle-light. Quite the opposite was true with Thackeray, for he always did his best work, he said, before ten o'clock in the morning. But Thackeray's greatest ideas, like those of Emerson, were conceived dining the night. The story of his conception of "Vanity Fai...
Angler or Schoolmaster? [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 6 April 1917
Angler or Schoolmaster? Dr. John Kerr, who has just died at the age of eighty-six, had many amus ing stories to tell of his experiences during thirty years as inspector of Scottish schools. Of the queer specimens he came across in his early days a good exam ale was a hale old man in a Suther land village who had held a position as master for forty years, and for twenty had not had a scholar. His scholars had simply left him, he ex plained to Dr. Kerr, who was sent to mate inquiries, hut a little cross-ex amination revealed the true cause he was an ardent fisherman, and "I did fush too much," he admitted. "When the river wud he in guid trim I wild often be giving the boys a holi day or twa. Oh, yes, I did fush too much, that's the God's truth." One of the greatest improvements Dr. Kerr noted in the educational sys tem in his time was in regard to the teaching of infants. In a "damo's school" in the old days he heard a little girl stumble over the proper names in reading from the Old ...
WHAT SOLDIERS MAY AND MAY NOT DO. [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 6 April 1917
WHAT SOLDIERS MAY AND MAY NOT DO. I Imitating the bugle-calls ot tlie enemy is quite legitimate; so is the wearing of their uniform, . with one reservation. A soldier may not fire on the enemy while so attired. But i he may advance or retreat, build bridges, and perform any other mili tary operation short of actual fighting, using the uniform as a means of de ception. A soldier may spy as much as he likes. If he worms his way into the enemy's lines he is only doing his duty and. if captured there, may not be punished beyond being taken an or dinary prisoner, provided he is wear ing uniform. If he is in any kind of disguise he may be shot. In the course of his spying he may kill as many of the enemy as he can. When he approaches the sentries he 1 may stab them in the dark, or use nny trick to throw them off their guard except one. He may not say "friend" if the sentry challenges him (unless, of course, he intends to surrender). Similarly, if suddenly attacked, he may not use any word...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 6 April 1917
The Phoenix Insures CROPS STACK8 against dumtge by FIRE and Crops against damage by HAIL STONES. "Well, that's enough to try the patience of Job!" exclaimed the vil lage minister, as he threw aside the local paper. I "Why, what's the matter, dear?" asked his wile. "Last Sunday I preached from the' text, 'Be ye, therefore, steadfast,'" J answered the good man; "but the i printer makes it read, 'Be ye there for breakfast.'" Wheat Farms on Shares with Right of Purchase FARMS TO LET, ready for plough. Fire Miles to Rfcll. 24-Inch rainfall. BOX 1075, G.P.C., SYDNEY. Practical Advice. Donald HcKelvin, to his minister: "I'm gaen to mak' a pilgrimage to the Holy Land, an' while I'm there I'll say the Ten Commandments aloud frae the top o' Mount Sinai." Minister: "Donald, tak' my advice!. Bide at hame and keep them!" The Union Trustee Co. of Australia Limited HEAD OFFICE: S33 COLLINS ST.. MELBOURNE. Also In Sydney and Brisbane. For terms or any other information concerning -the company, plea...
The Household. SELECTED RECIPES. [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 6 April 1917
The Household. SELECTED RECIPES. Curried Vegetables. - Having Gath ered together the remains of cold cabbage, cauliflowers, carrots, or tur nips, press them, and then cut into pieces, and fry in a little hot dripping which has been previously mixed with a liberal allowance of curry-powder and a seasoning of salt. Add a sliced onion and brown. . Then pour Into the pan half a pint of good brown gravy. Simmer for ten minutes, and before dishing up squeeze the juice of a lemon into the pan. A border of boiled rice goes well with the dish. Apple Shortcake.-Eight ounces or lard should be rubbed into a pound of flour, with a pinch of salt and two teaspoonfuls of baking-powder, and made into a paste with about half a pint of water. Divide it in two and roll it out into large rounds of equal size and thickness. Put one round on a floured baking-sheet. Peel, core and slice four large good cooking apples and pile them on the pastry, together with three ounces of sugar . and one of butter, and ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 6 April 1917
A NEW STORY Of great interest Entitled Cicely Vibart's Love, By ANNIE HAYNES Author of "Lady Carew's Secret," "Footprints of Fate," Etc., Etc. Commences in this Issue A Simple Home Recipe that Restores Grey or Faded Hair without the use of Dyes Auyone can restore their grey or faded hair to its natural color, stim ulate its growth, and make it soft and glossy, with this .simple recipe, which they can mix at home. To I'-i 07. of Rejuveni Compound add loz. of Bay Rum, shaking w?ll together; then add sufficient water to make 10 02 (l'/i pints). These can be pur chased from any chemist at little cost. Apply to roots of the hair every night until natural color is restored. This mixture is not sticky or greasy: does not darken the scalp, and does not rub off. It will make a grey haired person look 10 to 20 years j'ojnger. Almost every chemist has these ingredients in stock, or can easily get them for you from the wholesalers. S. H. Henshall, Chemiet, 426 Clar endon-street, South Melbourne...
Bright School Committee [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 6 April 1917
Bright School Committed -* . .¥ THE ordinary monthly meeting oUty was held on Monday night at theschr^ Present-Messrs. G. W. Sharp, M, Stein; - W. G. Butler, F. Traulsen, and E f Ahem, head teacher.-After confirmi of minutes, the head teacher's report* . read as follows : I have the honor to report :h9 am attendance for March was 1SS. sad. nett number on the roll 13 220. Although: is the highest average atteoduoco f:r months, there ?s nevertheless a tKit towards irregularity of attendance that: need a stern remedy. Cautions hfive ministered that will, it is hoped, ob-iitj appeal to the compulsory clauses of th? I have been instructed by the Edueaasa; rartment to ask you to nominate a p-r?:: fill the vacancy caused by the death ci Manning ; the Department learnt of hii c? with much regret- Owing to the school b" bnen made an examination centre, I engaged during this week as sv.penot«2 of the teachers' examination. The c;:; penny concert realised 18/6. Wuwerep* to have Mr Stewart and ...
CHAPTER II. [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 6 April 1917
CHAPTER II. The audience at the Harlequin was a large one. Other theatres mig'.it ' complain of bad business and All their stalls with "dead heads," but "House Full" was a nightly legend at the Har lequin. This evening was no exception, though the piece had had a long run.> It was a modern problem play: "A Sinner Who Was Loved." Cicely, as a woman with a past, played the title role. To herself she scarcely seemed to be repeating the words at all; she' hardly knew what she was doing; but ( to the audience she had never been j more fascinating. Her trouble had only lent a deeper softness to her eyes, a new note of pathos to her beau tiful voice. I Stephen Elstree sat In the front: row of the stalls. He was a familiar figure to the Harlequin playgoers, who! took the liveliest interest in Cicely's; romance, and regarded the pretty ac-i tress and her tall, broad-shouldered lover with kindly eyes. All the world loves a lover, and El stree was obviously very much in love. They knew so m...
Cicely Vibart's Love. (Published by Special Arrangement.) (Copyright.) CHAPTER I. [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 6 April 1917
Cicely Vib art's Lov^e. By ANNIE HAYNES Author of "Lady. Carew's Secret," "Footprints of Fate," Etc., Etc. (Published by Special Arrangement.) (Copyright.) . CHAPTER I. ' * "Why should I."alter my,' decision? Your brother is a forger and a thief. Why should he not suffer the penalty of his crime?", . Alaric Bearmain spoke slowly and forcefully. His tone was cold and in cisive. There was a bitter sneer in the glance of his light eyes, in the curve of his ; well-cut mouth. Owner of a racing' stud which had supplied the winner of the Derby, and the winner of the Oaks in the same year, editor of one of the most popu lar of the morning papers, Alaric Bearmain was one of the best-known personalities about' town. Barely middle-aged, he had acquired a unique position in the eyes of the Brit ish public. As a sportsman he was the idol of the man in the street, his paper could be relied on to provide the earliest and most exclusive rac ing information; while as a dramatic critic, his experienc...
Red Cross Society POREPUNKAH BRANCH [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 6 April 1917
Red Gross Society POREPUNKAH BRANCH THE annual meeting of above branch was held at Mrs J. C. Chandler's residence on Thursday, 29th ult. There waB a good at tendance, the chair being occupied by Mrs Chandler, president.-After formal business had been disposed of, the balance -beet for year endod lat March, 1917, was read ns follows :-RECEIPTS-To local patriotic committee, L5 ; Mr H. Crow'hnr, T/l ; Easter Carnival ,'Brigbt, 1910), L25 : L.OL, Bright, L2 10/; Brght Patriotic Committee, L2 10/ ; per Mr J. Newton, T/l 11/; Bright Patriotic CommiUee, £2; Porepunkah Patriotic Committep, I..5; .Bright Boxing Diy Carnival, L18 ; R"d Cross afternoon, LI 10. Total LG4 t/. lixPENDHURE-By Red Oroas, flannel, L44 8/8; C. 6. Goodman. 13/ ; Dinneys, L5 17/5 ; A Masciorini. 7/6 ; Miss Hud son, 16/5; Fullons, L5 ; Walker Bros. I3/G ; Craige, L'2 18/ ; postage, 2/ ; credit balance, L3 4/6 Total, L64 1/.-On tbf motion of Miss Drew, seconded by Mis Barllett, the balitnce-aheet as read was 'eceived and...
A Leaf From The Diary Of An Assisted Emigrant. [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 6 April 1917
A Leaf From The Diary Of An Assisted Emigrant. vTar. 16.-Joined tlie Navvies Thousand; Feel pretty smart; good pay, no risks. Apl. 1 -Embarked. Rather lonoly ; only Titggo and Flossie to see me cff. Met raoh of returned wounded soldiers coming of£ chip. Crowd very nasty. S-iw Flossie tako up wilh one-legged soMier 'Imost before me back's turned. Feel aorta uneasy. Apl. 2 to May 24.-Rolten time on board Bhip. No pictures, no racsf>, no tarts, no beer, no Yarra Bank meetings. D d khaki push won't even spit o«er the same Bide of the ahip ua ns fellows. Feel sorta disliked. May 24-Landed Southampton. Met British reinforcomenta embarking for France ; most of them married conBoripts. Very nasty tilings said. Feel like a kicked pup May 25 -Reported for work, Worces tershire. Ganger a woman; clerk of works a woman ; all the rest of the gang women ; every man in eight a woman, a cripple, or a great-grandfather. Feel like a ennuoh in a harem. May 26.-Started work. Ganger gave me a skirt an...
The Australian Patrlotio Fund. [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 6 April 1917
The Australian Pa Fund. Tlia Australian Patriotic Fund, jMt m rated by the Lord Mayor, of for the augmentation of the amoim,.' by the Government to the- wives dren of our soldiers, and ;» assisi irSjr oases, haa proved an inestimable httil to many dependent of our brats and with a viow to aaaiating any»],,|jJ| claims upon the fund, the fo'lowin?ilr.l mant of its activities ia made, Ths^l fence department arranges for a *j|, J draw, in tho case of a private soldfe! -um not leas than three fifths ot hij (excluding the deferred pay), and it Jfe litiou it pays a separation sIIOWIDCI |fjji heraolf and children, an amount Mtjf| ceeding in any case 28/ per week. TO Citizen^ Committeo controlling the pt^ ri )tio fund, supplements the incom-i|| soldiers wives and dependents *etefS§ children are four or more In number,Ms payment according to a scale that njiill ilia needs'of (lie larger families, OntjB the public contribution of £174,723, png ments to the sntn of £47, 4G4 havebwl already made...
About Our Soldiers. [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 6 April 1917
About Our Soldiers. Mk GWYNNE TUDOR, son of Mr F. G. Tudor, leader of the Opposition in the Commonwealth Parliament, enlisted for service abroad at the Richmond Town Hall on Tuesday night. The Richmond City P.L.C., whose meeting was being held the same night in the Town Hall, invited the young recruit into their room and heartily congratulated him. Rev. T. A. W. Spencer, Anglican clergyman at Ferntree Gully, and Mr A. Ii. Wettenhall, solicitor, figure amongst those who enlisted at the Town Hall depot on Friday last. Senator Russell, Assistant Minister, lays that the figures of the soldiers' referendum vote were absolutely correct, but were withheld at the request of the Imperial authorities. Mr J A. Kneeborie, of "Hillview," Whorouly, was officially notified on 17inst. that his son, Cpl. James Alfred Kneebone, has had the misfortune to receive gunshot wounds in the left leg and right arm while fighting in Franoe on 5th March, and is now a patient in General Southern Hospital. Cplt K...
Wangatta Horse Sale. [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 6 April 1917
Wangatta Horse Sale,i FLANAGAN, NEWMAN & Co. and h'x son, Strettle and Co. repo' t having is; a special sale of horses at Wangam yards on Tuesday Inst. When we yir^v 94 horses of all classes. We bad a 55J attendance of buyers from Melbon. and some from N.S.W. and local bnj; ?; Competition was good, and a large naji her of horses were sold at prices »bcnr£ a firmer tendency, several of our btjsTj being very keen. Sales ss follc^r-. Draught mares a/c Clias. Diffey lo S': 101; fillies a/c E. C. Luclcie, £18 lOto £2S ; mares a/c E. A. Vincent, £21;fy Lewis, geldings a/c M. Skttc £22; W. R. Doig, £22 10/; a/c Jc;a Hardy, £11 10/ to /16; S Desn, fig mare a/c Arthur "Piffey, £23;pelo^': a/c Jas. O'Neil, £16 10/; J. A. Atbx, to /17 ; others £11 to £16; harness t: ses to £13 101; ponies £5 to £11. ?.