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"A PLACE FOR HIS HEART." [Newspaper Article] — Trafalgar and Yarragon Times — 12 June 1914
,'A PLACE FOR HIS HEART." "I married you In order to love you in God and according to the need o£ my heart, and in order to have in tin? midst of the strange world a place for my heart, which all the world's bleak winds cannot chill, and where I may find the warmth of the homo fire, to which I eagerly betake myself when it Is stormy and cold without." Can you imagine whoso words ar-? these? Perhaps you might say they were written by some lovesick senti mentalist; but you would mistake. They are found in the "Love Letters of Prince Bismarck," which have just been published, and from their am ple pages you could cull a hundred similar passages. There are many different judgments of Prince Bis marck current in the world to-day, but there cannot 'be two opinions as to the purity and depth of his affec tion for his wife. Probably she was the greatest single force that ever entered his life. She does not seem to have been an intellectual or a brilliant woman, but she was clear-minded, sen...
The Widow and the Tombstone [Newspaper Article] — Trafalgar and Yarragon Times — 12 June 1914
The Widow and the Tombttone Her hands wero soft ami cool, as it tlioy had been formed for smoothing the pillows of tlic dying. And she fulfilled tho designs of I'rovldonco. She was, first of all, Ada Montgom ery, the daughter of a vural dean, am! when she was eighteen married her father's curate. llcr husband died of his felicity or of tho ren-fogs within two years, and she returned to tliero tory as Mrs. Haultain. Before the crape was nun's: than becomingly fray ed, sho engaged herself to an archi tect who had come from town to re store- the church after some Lamlnm ideal. For live years sho scintillated in ail artistic sot somewhere in Ken singlon until one day her husband, Krncst Shandon, was brought hoin-.i from his otlice in apoplexy. After a week's devoted nursing she was again a widow, with a large fortune, and still childless. She passed once more Into the seclusion of the rcctory, and emerged only when she married a young Gordon Highlander who ha J stopped at the manor for ...
SPEECHES MADE TO ORDER. [Newspaper Article] — Trafalgar and Yarragon Times — 12 June 1914
SPEECHES MADE TO ORDER. A little, quiet, book-lined ofllco in the heart o£ the West End o£ London is occupied by a gentleman who is prepared to turn out speeches for all occasions. During a recent interview the Bpeeclimaker-in-chief remarked that, while speeches have often been written by others than those who de liver them, he thinks his is the first attempt to concentrate the supply and to establish the now profession of gentleman speechmaker. '1 am as. ready with an after-dinner speech as any other," he said. "They can bo bright or serious as required, and 1 have already prepared a good many speecnes which have been de livered with success In different parts of the country. 'Impromptus' are a specialty. "The method is simple enough. I ark clients to supply mo with any lo cal allusions they require, and an idea, if they have one, of the trend of the speech. The rest they can leave to me. I have made a practice of attending all the functions I could for years past, so I know exactl...
Surprising the Parson. [Newspaper Article] — Trafalgar and Yarragon Times — 12 June 1914
Surprising the Parson. A provincial laborer recently last the greater part of his turnituro through a lire. The vicar of the par ish headed a subscription list, and the sum of nine pounds was raised for the benefit of the family. Fearing, as Is often' the case, that the money Would not be laid out to the best ad vantage, the reverend gentleman ac companied the man and his wife to the furniture stores, afid advised them in their purchases. They totalled to seven-and-six above the amount collected, which sum the generous vicar paid himself. "There, now, I think we've finished," he remarked to the couple. A whispered consultation between the man and wife followed. "The mis sus was wonderln' whether you un derstood bicycles, sir," explained the man, "and she thought, If you did, maybe you wouldn't mind giving me a hint about what sort of a machine I'd T)ctter buy." "You surely can't nfford to buy u bi cycle, James?" remarked the amazed vicar. "Oh, yes, sir!" chimed the woman, proudly ex...
"BRAINS SUPPLIED HERE." [Newspaper Article] — Trafalgar and Yarragon Times — 12 June 1914
"BRAINS SUPPLIED HERE.' Is it possible to provide the feeble minded with more 'brain until they are normal? Wild though the possi bility may seem to the lay mind, it ha.-, nevertheless, been seriously dis cussed at the Congress of Medicine in Paris. Furthermore, experiments in the science which is known as "or ganotherapy" have already been at tempted. This science really consists of treat ing diseased organs with medicines made from simils. organs. It is point ed out by medical experts that the building up or doctoring of one organ with extracts from a similar one was practised' 2000 years ago, although, of course, in a very crude fashion. It is 011 record that patients suffering from an alfe tion of any partitular part of their system were given the same part of an animal to eat, with the idea of repairing the local waste and dam age. Thus consumptives were order ed to eat sheep lungs, while for dys peptics was prescribe'! a diet in which the stomach of calves ranked as the chief ...
NARRACAN. [Newspaper Article] — Trafalgar and Yarragon Times — 12 June 1914
NARRA.CA.N. From Oi&lt;r Vtcii Vnrresjiotidenl. The annual social in connection with t'ie combined Leagues, "Tbo Peoples Party and tlio A.W.N.L." was held in tho public; lmll on Tues day evening laBt. Mr T. White, president nl the local branch of the Pooples Tarty, presided, and was «. supported on the platform by Cr. McGregor, a member of tlio Execu tive Committee, Mr W. H. Edgar, one of the six selected Liberal candi dates for tbo Senate, md Messrs Johns and Murray, members of the Trafalgar branch. In his oponing remarks, the Chairman, Mr White, referrod to theobjocts of the Lfjiguo, and on behalf of the members of tho Narracan branches, under whose auspices tho social was being con ducted t.liat evening, extended a cor dial welcome to Mr Edgar. (Ap phase.) Mr Edgar, who received quito an ovation on rising to speak, statod it was most encouraging to recoive an eh a welcome from so largo an au dience on Ida first appearance in opening tbo campaign. He tnado reference to the...
ALLOWANCES. [Newspaper Article] — Trafalgar and Yarragon Times — 12 June 1914
ALLOWANCES. An excellent idea, and one that iB steadily growing In favor, is the CUB tom ot allowing quite young girls a fixed sum for their small current ex penses, permitting full liberty in th? expenditure, but requiring a strict ac counting In a business-like form at stated periods. , No better method could possibly be devised to teach tho true value of money and instil cor rect business habits; and practical financial ability will not como amisB, whatever the future lot may be, whe ther as a wife or a member of the maiden sisterhood. Not that the mat ter of mere saving Is so important, but the systematic habits formed in this particular will have an undoubted effect 011 all the other habits as well. There are a number of young ladieB 1 in this city, belonging to wealthy families, who manage property and with marltcd ability. Tho father of one of these presented her, on her twenty-first birthday, with the deed of a house in the business part of tho city, on tho condition that sh...
Trafalgar Fat Pig Sale. [Newspaper Article] — Trafalgar and Yarragon Times — 12 June 1914
Trafalgar&lt; Fat Pig Sale. ]. K. Jennings and Mclnnes report Friday, Juno 5th.-A full yarding of piga and a good attendance of buy era. The following owners sold. G. Munro, .1 to 6f>/. J. Barrett, 72 to 73/. W. Mills") to £1 71 J. T. Gibson 5 at 72/ J. Duggan 2 at. 65/ F. Fechner, 3 at 72/ J. A. Dont, 6 at 5-1 J. Ward, 3 at 73/ S Morey, 1 at 61/ Mrs Jolly, 3 to 1)5/ J. Taylor, 2 at 721 J. Boecliaz, 1 at 60/ J. Bur vili 2 at 78/6 R J White. 4 at 78/ j O'Connell, 4 at Gi>1 J Branigni), 1 at 70/6 J Dillon. 12 at 75/ A Harris, 3 at '10/0 J Coleman 8 at 50/ G Dow ie 3, G Muloaliy, 13, H Slceman 2, at 52j A Tullo, 7 at 31/6 B Law rence, 3 at 41/6 Watson Bros.' 'it at 28'6 W Burgess Sand A Bradley 3 at 36/.
ANNUAL MILITARY BALL. 13TH. LIGHT HORSE. [Newspaper Article] — Trafalgar and Yarragon Times — 12 June 1914
ANNUAE MILITARY BALL. 13TH. TJGHT HORSR. The Anniml Military Ball is always re g&rdcd as ono of the principal socia events in thit» district and is an ovcut which uvoatcs more than tho usual amount of interest. Pcrfcct management and a d«sire to fulfil as far as possiplo tho requirements of patrons, has earned a reputation for tho lilth Light Horse, that placos the Military Ball first in public favor, Tho function on Friday night last proved no execution to the rule, and tho nlaborutc arrangements in all respects, particularly regarding tho catering, has added fwsh laurels to their popularity. Ttatwccn fiO and 00 couples put in an attcndancc. visitors from neighbouring towns being in attendance, and from the first to tho closing strains of the splen did music provided by Jonos and Rosen thal's string band, the assemblage ap peared to thoroughly enjoy themselves, Tho decorations in the hah and the per fect condition of tho iloor, lent additional charm to the proceedings. Of f...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Trafalgar and Yarragon Times — 19 June 1914
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PAPERHANGING. [Newspaper Article] — Trafalgar and Yarragon Times — 19 June 1914
PAPERH ANQING. Who undertook, at mu's request, A paperhanglng jab with zest, And nobly strove to do his. best? That'B Father. Who, bavins fixed the first piece Hush, He turned hie back to get his brush. What was It came down with a. rush? The paper. Who, running down the Bteps in haste, . Fell head first In a pail ot paste, And then complained about the taste? 'Twas Father. '1. Who with the bruBh the paper tore, And dropped tho pleceB on the floor, .Then stuck a length across the door? Why, Father. .Who came and watched him with a frown, And said, "Look here, you ailly clowni You've got the pattern upside down?" 'Twas Mother. Who murmured, as he choked a nob, "A working man I -will not rob, We'll get a pro. to do the Joib?" Poor Father.
WAS HE BURIED ALIVE? [Newspaper Article] — Trafalgar and Yarragon Times — 19 June 1914
WAS'HE BURIED ALIVE? The village of La Garde, In the Do partmeut of Arlege, France, became greatly agitated by persistent reports that a retired Toulhouse police olli- j cial named Carol, who died last month, , had been buried alive. The au thorities finally also became alarmed, and ordered an investigation, which established that the sexton of the graveyard whore the body was buried, a man named Delpech, while filling in the gravo, had been startled by tappings from the cofiln. He called a passer by, who also heard the noise. The family of the supposed dead man was then summoned, but, says Reutor, after waiting a long time without any repetition of the tapping the brother' in-law said that it was the sexton'a imagination, and that he was satis fied that Carol was dead. He ordered the grave to be filled up, which was done.
FROM PAPUA. WHITE WOMAN ON PATROL. TANGO NOT THERE YET. [Newspaper Article] — Trafalgar and Yarragon Times — 19 June 1914
FROM PAPUA. WHITE WOMAN ON PATROL. TANGO NOT THERE YET. Mrs. Greenland, who is at present In Sydnoy, lias spent Just oight months in Papua on the Mnmbaro Itlver, In which division her husband was magi strate. It i3 away up near the Ger man border, and the only other white woman lived 70 miles away! I "But we know oach other quito well," Mrs. Greenland said, "although wo actually mot only three dayB ago, hero in Jsyduoy. They had plenty o£ eggs at tlio othor station, and a na tive boy would often arrive with a lit tlo gift from my unseen friend. It seamed so strange meeting for tho first timo across a hotel dinner table, after having exchanged so many let ters through nativo carriers." "What did you do all day?" "Well, in tho morning I'd fuss round, thinking I was very buBy with odds and ends, then I'd read, and on the Btatlon there Is always something happening, so that time never hangs on our hands, fou would hardly be lieve that although I took out quite a stock of sewing, there w...
John's Point of View. [Newspaper Article] — Trafalgar and Yarragon Times — 19 June 1914
John's Point of View. In tlio neighborhood of Shanghai an EngliBh sailor, on his way to tho foreigners' burial ground to lay a wreatli on the grave of a former com rade, met an intelligent-looking na tive, carrying a pot of rice. "Hallo, John," he hailed, "whore aro you going with that?" "I takoe pot on glave-glavo of my floud," sa|d tho Chinaman, "Ho, ho," laughod the sailor; "and when do you expect your friend to come up and eat It." "At Bamee time," replied John, "that your fiend cameo up and smel lee flowors." You can build a houBe, but a home muBt grow.
WOMEN TO SHOW TOES. [Newspaper Article] — Trafalgar and Yarragon Times — 19 June 1914
WOMEN TO SHOW TOES. Mile. Jeanne Prevost, tlie dainty ac tress, lias set all Paris talking of a now fashion-the mode of bare toes. At the Theatre Rejane, she caused a great commotion in the thronged foy er by appearing with her feet shod In pretty sandals, fastened around her j ankles by cross ribbons in the old Greek style. "It is delightful to have the feet quite free," she said to thoBe who questioned her. "Why should women cram themselves into narrow boots with four-Inch heels?" Jewel lers are already having toe-rings made for sandal wearers. Mile. Pre vost was the actress who launched the trouser skirt. It is expected that the fashion will be shown in Melbourne wheil spring comes around again.
GREATER THAN GOLD Published by arrangement with Ward, Lock and Co., London & Melbourne. All Rights Reserved. CHAPTER XIV. [Newspaper Article] — Trafalgar and Yarragon Times — 19 June 1914
GREATER THAN GOLD . «. ?. 'By L. T. MEADE, Author of "Tho Soul of Margaret Rand," etc. Published by arrangement with Ward, Look and Co., London & Melbourne. All Rights Reserved. CHAPTER XIV. flnT mansion was gay with tho flowers of tho Benson-roses, of whit80',.,1? cd wlth '"numerable tail white Jllios, which were in tho per fection of their bloom. Tho best flor ists, tho best decorators had been nil day at HanBeJl House, and, tinder tlio directions of tho Duchess of Tewkes bury, had made r.ueh a marked chango in its appearance that Sheila folt she would scarcely know it. By tho DUCIICSB'B orders she wore her lovoly presentation dress and tho magnifi cent ropo of well-known poarls. Mrs. Bollairs was garbed In a gown of pale grey velvet in tho very latest stylo, and her husband's narrow chain of diamonds, with Its glittoring pen dant, hung from her neck. B°y°nci, his message to Sheila, uo word had 'been heard as to Bollairu, and the Duchess felt slightly annoyed nt his absenc...
BIOGRAPH AND THE PRESS. Movies to Train Reporters. [Newspaper Article] — Trafalgar and Yarragon Times — 19 June 1914
STOGRAPH THE PRESS. Movies to Train Reporters. Tlie Columbia School o£ Journal ism has introduced a new method ot training their embryo journalists. Mo tion pictures will be shown to the stu dents in the future, and tiiey will be required to write them up as if they had actually seen the events in real lite represented on the screen. The first pictures to bo used were three reels o£ the Balkan War Alms. In this way the faculty hopes to be able to train the scholars in accurate observation in reporting the events as they happen. In explaining the roason lor adopt ing motion pictures to train students in Journalism, Dr. Talcott Williams, director of the School ol Journalism, i said: j "In adopting the new experiment in t education the School o£ Journalism ( hopes to overcome its greatest ob j stacle, that ol giving the students , practice in reporting actual events, ' and at the same time making it pos sible for the Instructors to know how J accurately and thoroughly the work has been...
CHAPTER XV. [Newspaper Article] — Trafalgar and Yarragon Times — 19 June 1914
CHAPTER XV. During the Bhort remainder of tho night of Sheila's hall, Poter Belialrs did not retire to rest. He was deadly weary, hut his mind was so full of agitation that sleep was impossible. He had done fairly well In PariB, and had secured at tho price of ten thou sand pounds the greater number of tho diamonds which had boon In tho bracelet, but by no means all, for Lo Fevro had sold somo at a price which he took caro not to mention, Bel lalrs, Holman, and young Mordecai felt that nothing more could Ibe done, and tho unhappy IC.C. returned to his homo stricken to the heart's core. Ho put tho diamonds which ho had secured at so vast a sum into liis safe, intondlng to take them in tho morn ing to Mordecai to vorlfy. He found himsolf tired and depressed in a scene of brilliant gaiety, and, what was worst of all, ho know that, owlug to his wife's theft, he was again a comparatively poor man. But BellalrB thought very little dur ing the remnant of that short night oltlior of ttao di...
MOTOR CAR MONEY. EMPLOYER GIVES TO EMPLOYES [Newspaper Article] — Trafalgar and Yarragon Times — 19 June 1914
' ' MOTOR OAR MONEY. EMPLOYER GIVES TO EMPLOYES An industrial experiment that is causing much controversy In tlio wprld's press juBt now Is that of I-lenry Ford, an American motor car manufacturer, who Is distributing 10,000,000dol. of profits among his em ployes. Tlieso profits aro distributed In weokly portions 111 tlio pay onvol opes of tho workers, and with the wages bring tho ordinary worker over i-l per day. Detroit, whore the Ford plant is situated, has been inundated sinco the announcement was mado with seokers after employment whoro the high wages are handed out, ac cordingly tlio payment of double tho ruling wage lias had a most unsottllng effect upon other employers' labor in tho motor industry. Ford has highly specialised all operations in his fac tory, with the result that oacli man of the 15,000 employes lias some small task allotted him, which practice en able him to perform at great speod; but tho argument against this sys tem is that it tends ,to turn tho man into a...
WOMAN'S WORLD. WHAT AM I REALLY LIKE. [Newspaper Article] — Trafalgar and Yarragon Times — 19 June 1914
WOMAN'S WORLD. WHAT AM I REALLY LIKE. It Is a strange but undeniable fact that most people hardly &lt;y\er hear tliolr own voices. You may think that this sounds absurd, for you will sup pose that you can't help hearing your self whon you aro constantly speak Ing. But you will reallso thai It is truo If you romember what a shock It Is to you, when you happen to bo speaking In a roomful of talking peo ple, and they all suddenly stop talk ing, leaving your volco going on alone. A thing of this kind gives you a great start, bccauso tho voice sounds so strange and unfamiliar. It Is also a very great snrpriso to boar yourself mimicked. You aro al most certain to exclaim, "Wno is that meant for?" and other people who are present will laugh and say, "Why, it Is exactly like you-don't you re cognise it?" and thon you realise how deaf to your own voice you have been for many years You never see your own face ei ther, except In a photograph ,and that Is why a photograph is always some...