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The Farmer and the Middleman. [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 3 June 1911
The Farmer and the Middleman. (Contributed by A, DALY) j ---(j- t It has frequently occurred to me '. that the lot ot the* farmer is not a; happy one. How can it be so winni j themiddli: man takes the largest i share of his prolits, Now while I endeavouring to induce my fa mer 1 friends to wake UP and ascertain 'or ' themselves, who it is who is really j robbing them. How is it possible | for a farmer to pay his farm hands j good wages under existing c mdit i ions. Of ourse he cannot, any man j who is in thc least degree informed, 1 think will agree, that as long as ! the middleman is allowed to exploit I him, he will be so much the poorer. We must n.it lose sight of the fact I that commission charges come out 1 of the producer's pocket, but why the farm labjur.er should be paid ¡ sweating wages, "made hewers of j wood, and drawers of water'1 like ¡ beasts we cannot understand. It j is no fault of theirs that the middle- man is allowed to exist. Perhaps it , might be as well to dire...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 3 June 1911
Wise and Otherwise. One good swift kirk will often ac- complish mare than a lot ol kindness. Some people can't even do their duty without patting themselves on the back. . . . . . Singleton : "They say a woman's 'No' often [ricans 'Ves.' " Weddcr ley : "lt never does after marriage." . . . . . Lillie Girl (lo father, who has done his one performance, that of saying the alphabet backwards) : "Now say it sideways." . . 9 * * He: "At last we are alone." She: "Oh, no, we're not. Ju-,t open the door suddenly and you'll lind my whole family at the keyhole." . * » * » Mamma (lo Flossie, who had been ti» a party) : "I hope you were very polite, Flossie, at the table, and said. 'Ves, please,' and 'Xii, tlunik you.' " Flossie: "Well, 1 didn't say 'N'o, thank >ou.' '' « . . « . Goddart: "You didn't actually tell him that I didn't think him much ol' a poet:-" Wiseman: "Yes, I did." Goodurt: "(Iii! I wouldn't have had you do thai fur the world-" Wise ? nun: "Nonsense! That doesn't hurt him. I...
Diamonds in Tasmania. THE FLINDERS ISLAND STONES. [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 3 June 1911
Diamonds in Tas- mania. TUE FLINDERS ISLAND STONES. j Collections of diamonds in Anstrakn Bro few and far betwo»n, what ato cill->d "specimen stones'' bring bird to lind I but the discovery of a very hard diainind I on Flinders Island, and tho vory snc ' cessful cutting of it together with tin lact that Lady Northcoto has had an article of jewellery mada up to include a Tasmanian dum m i hive dirran! special attention to these stones(siys the "Mercury"). Lady Nfirt.h'!ote,s j-»w&lt;d consisted of a setting of Victorian gold with a Queensland opal, a «ap phire from New South Wales a Wost Australian pearl, a p»a?h-blosso-ri j tourmaline from Sooth Austra'ia, and a diamond from Tasmaniaf Flinders Island), Enquiries are daily in creasing about tho Tasmanian diamonds as thfy aro fonnd to he very hard, and contain a lot of''fire," Diamonds have been met with in different parts of Tasmania, this state having now beon fonud to possess pretty well every mineral substanco known sho...
HOME-MADE COLD CREAM. [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 3 June 1911
HOME-MADE COLD CREAM. A very reliable cold cream can be made at borne as follows:-Take an ounce of mutton tallow and heat t in a double saucepan ; then add to it equal quantities of white vaseline and oil of almonds. Heat the ingredi- ents together, and drop into tho mix- ture six drops of tincture of benzoin. Stir it as it cools, and put in a wide- mouthed jar. This is excellent for redness and roughness, and is also a aplaudid, cure for chapped '»ands Resolve will meet no rocks but it can scale them. -George Eliot.
TRAINING THE CANARY. [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 3 June 1911
TRAINING THE CANARY. 1 he canary, as ils name indicates, was originally a denizen of the Can- ary Islands, " lying off the West Coast of Africa. The species ahounds there still, hut lew ol' the : cage birds now come from that lo- ! cality. In the wild state the canary is al- ways groen coloured. It has a pleasing song, but the carol ol the bird in its natural surroundings is feeble in comparison with its cap- tive song. In fact the voice of the cage canary is largely a manufac- tured article, and thV best specimens of the race come from the Hartz Mountains in (iennany. THE POWER OK IMITATION. Canary breeding is carried on to a greater or less extent by neal ly all the peasants in this district, and some ol thc large dealers have ac- commodation for many thousands ol birds While a canary's capacity for song may depend upon his good breeding, his excellence is sure to come from musical training. The songs he sings and the tones in which he gives them are all learned from imitation, an...
A Complete Story. (ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.) LADY LINDSAY'S PAYING GUEST. [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 3 June 1911
A Complete Story..} (ALI. RIGHTS RESERVED.) LADY LINDSAY'S PAYING GUEST. By ROBERT H. SHERARD, Author of "Tho Iron Cross," "Whispers," "Jacob Niemand," "A Bartered Honour," "Tho Ghost's Revenge," "At tho Closed Door," ¡fcc. "Thoso Sarsaparilla people havel lost any Lime in retaliating, I s&lt; A Sarsaparilla yacht is to cruise thc lake all through the stimme and when at mooringa ts to lie Watcrhead, just opposite Crusoe Island. I can imagine Lady Lin say's feelings, can't you ?-stuck-i old thing." lt was a Miss Gordon who broug this piece of news, and the a nouncemcut of it seemed to gi great pleasure to the ladies assei bled at thc At Homo where t words were uttered. "Though what she has got to ! so conceited about," continued Mi Gordon-who was an oki maid great asperity of countenance-' have never been able to diseove Her husband was only a palt: knight, and-" "Oh, como, Miss Gordon," into ruptod a kindly-looking old hub "you mustn't speak of the lato S Harold Lindsay Uko ...
The Referenda FINAL COUNT OF VOTES [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 3 June 1911
The Referenda FINA I, COI." XT OF Y OT KS T»c lùwl c.it 'if the vote in the recent lef.-renda luis l)i:cn mude. The liâmes ure: - LEGISLATIVE POWERS Yes No. X. S. Wale» 1 :¡5,'.ios Victoria iTu.i'SS y iieeiibl.iud 69,55' ^ Australia 5&lt;',iv"> W Australia 33.'"1» Tasmania -4.14' 4S3,3H 74-',C'7 MONOPOLIES Yes \". S. Wales 138,237 Victoria 171,4.^3 Queensland 711 1 S. Australia 50,^35 W. Au-'ialia 33,54* Tasmania 24,292 4*S,02&lt;! 736,^03
Fares According to Height. [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 3 June 1911
Faros According to Height. A Pennsylvania inter-urban- traction company has decided to establish a height limit in place of thc tir.ua! age limit for determining children's fares. A gauge linc is painted round the in- terior nf the car at a height of forty five inches above the floor; in case of dispute thc youngster is measured by the line, and if taller than forty-five inches he pays full fare. This is a fairer arrangement than the age limit, because the cost of conveying a per- son is dependent on thc size and space occupied, and height is a better index to weight than age, even if it were passible to verify thc latter.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 3 June 1911
.Jl GE tra de pel ia. Opera Company DECLARES THAT CLEMENTS TOWS Mas No Equal for Giving Confidence arid Nerve Strength and Curing Nervous Breakdown, and j Recommends it as the Best for Nerves &lt;& Blood. . Mr. TOM PA TX E. of thc Criterion Th wi tr e, Sydney, Prin- cess Theatre. Manchester; Court Theatre, Liverpool ; Knit's Th- ¿arr, Glasgow; and the Lyceum. Kd; :i burch ; through climat c c-;i llti.m«, unused to him. sufïVr&lt;-&lt;1 from /.-&lt;-m r..l Jss*.-t ud*\ which t hreatHnt-d nervous breakdown. Following advice, he took Clem- nts Tunic, willi tho U3U&1 result-ho became rap;dly healthy. He pays it a grac^fj. tribute In the following letter: Cinderella Opera Co.. Criterion Theatre, 10/:)/'03. Clements Tonic, Ltd., "In Australia, I have experienced groat lassitude and ncr von« mss. due, I am sure, to your climate. ta my profession nerce strength and health are necessary t»> perform arduous comic parts. The strain is always n...
Crasses for Paper-making: Fortune Waiting. [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 3 June 1911
Crasses for Paper-making i Fortune Walting. There is a fortune awaiting the per ! son who succeeds in prowiniï a grass j or other plant suitable for paper making, and the next great step in utilising farm w.istc may bc a change in thc manufacture of paper, as thc wood fibre available will probably bc exhausted within a few years. Experi- ments by the U.S. Department of Ag ; riculturc have shown that almost any I long fibre can be used for paper, and I that such waste materials as cotton stalks and corn-stalks make paper of very good quality, almost equal to linen. Bamboo, rice roots, and other plants from Japan and China are also being obtained foi study in continuing the search for the. paper-making- ma- terials of the near future.
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 3 June 1911
WEDDING WRIGHT-HODGKINSON A very pretty wedding and one that caused an unusual amount of inter- &nbsp; est in the district was celebrated at the Church of England Beulah. The contracting parties being Walter &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; fifth son of Mr and Mrs Wright Stoodley and Maud youngest daugh- ter of Mr and Mrs Hodgkinson Beu- lah. The Rev. C. H. Young officiated. &nbsp; The bride who was given away by her father wore a beautiful dress &nbsp; of white cashmere and carried a shower bouquet of white chysanth- emums and marguerites. The cust- omary orange blossom and veil were worn. The bride was attended by Miss Wright as bridesmaid and two little maids of honor. The bride- &nbsp; groom was supported by Mr. Harold Matthews. After the ceremony the bridal party drove to the residence of the bride's parents where a sum- ptuous wedding breakfast was par- taken of by about 60 guests. The wedding cake was made by Mr Pfau Sheffield and w...
Railway Acc[?] In Victoria. [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 3 June 1911
Railway Acc.act: ._.." In Vfcteria. Two double-headed trains came &nbsp; into collision, near the Andersen railway station, on the Wonthaggi line, at half past one o'clock yester- day morning when, the leading &nbsp; engine of both were knocked off the line, and badly damaged. No loss of life occurred, both train crew escaping without injury. One train from Nyora was leaving &nbsp; the station, as the other from Won- &nbsp; thaggi was slowly making its way into it, but whether the signals were &nbsp; disregarded, or not properly given is not yet known. In the darkness &nbsp; of the night both trains crashed into. each other. Their fore portions were. &nbsp; &nbsp; flung and twisted about, and then wheels left the tails at once. 'The sound of the impact was terrific. The nain crews flung themselves free and the damage to the rolling stock was practically confined to the two engines which broke up the roadway and blocked ...
The New Year In Japan. [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 10 June 1911
The New Year In Japan. The New Year is ushered in amid Brent rejoicing in Japan. On thc last day of the old year no one goes to bed the bells ring all night long, and on New Year's morning the usual sweep- ing and dusting of rooms is not per- mitted lest any «nod luck should be swept away. All the gateways arc de- corated with straw ropes, oranges and lobsters, the last because of its crook- ed back being regarded as thc symbol of old agc-and from January ist to 3rd, the "three rhief days of the New Year," thc people regale themselves with "Znni," a stew of rice cakes and greens boiled in fish gravy, which is the Japanese substitute for our own Christmas pudding. The New Year holidays last until January 16th, wind- ing up with a Feast of Return to La- bour.
A Curious Colony. [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 10 June 1911
A Curious Colony. Thc Colonia Cosme, on the Para j guay, above Asuncion, is one of thc most curious in thc world. The mern hers of thc colony make or grow cv- | 1 crything they need and import no I thing. Thc workmen do seven hours' ! work a day, and earn, not money, but time. Their wages are hours and half hours. These they sometimes save up till they have a week in hand and then I go off ön an excursion. If a man wants a chair or table, be pays for it in hours of work, which are deducted I from thc balance to his credit. Three men went off up the river in a canoe for three week's holiday. They sold J their canoe at Asuncion for a pound, and came home overland in ten days, lodged in the best Muses ¡n thc vil- lages on thc way, and ye* had same money in hand at tho end.
Where Doctors Differ. [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 10 June 1911
Where Doctora Differ. Doctors arc divided in opinion as to the antiseptic properties of tobacco. A practitioner recently remarked that thc antiseptic power of tobacco, in his opinion, was not so great as was generally thought, and he supported his view by citing- thc frequency of thc smokers' sore throat. Dr. Cor- net, of Paris, has recently contribu-. ted a paper to the Paris "Medical," in which he claims that thc weed pos- sesses great powers as a bactericide. It sterilises the saliva and docs not hurt thc teeth. It is an error, thc i doctor asserts, to attribute inflamma- tion af thc gums or of the mucus glands to tobacco. lt was thc same with cancer. It could not be traced to tobacco exclusively. !
The Theatre In Portugal. [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 10 June 1911
The Theatre In Portugal. Thc heavy Government tax imposed on all places of entertainment in Port- ugal obliges thc poor to circumvent the thc law if possible and so it often hap- pens that a theatre is run as a club, and the tickets arc shared out among' thc members. Thc native talent bf the village provides both thc orchestra and thc actors. No actresses appear as Eastern ideas of fcniatc seclusion arc sufficiently strong to forbid the girls appearing in public, so thc fe- male parts are taken by smooth-faced boys. The orchestra consists mainly of guitars, and although not one in ten of the. adult population can read or write, not oric in ten is ignorant of how to play thc guitar or some other j musical instrument. I
Imperial Conference [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 10 June 1911
Imperial, Conference Australia luis submittal I2 résolu- tif ns lo be disinstod nt tho Imperial Crnference-New Zenlsnil, 16; Sooth Afrien, 5: Newfoundland, I; United Koipdini, -I. Cituiidn Ins submitted lime, I ut is ''prepared to toke part in tbe discussion rf whatever subjects may be proposed." Thus 38 rescin- dons o' rreatcr or li ss ini|ortanee have been tallied. Ont cf thin long list, tbe following four suliji cte should be selected a.« be- ing beyond tbe rtst in importance; 1. -"Defence, especially noval. 2. -The Imperial Conned. 3-Immigrnticn 4.-Tho slipping teeclutiooe includ- ing 'he All-Red Innil route. ftSS;: Hon A belier 1'rinie Minister of Anstinlia is gathciing data in con-, nectic n with the Commonwealth Bank pioposal
PRESENTATION. [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 10 June 1911
PRESENTATION. It had been arranged to make a presentation to Tioopers Tierney and Gordon on Wednesday morning but forsome reason tile event did not take place at the arranged hour. Hy thc courtisey of Mr and Mrs Arthur Eade the promoters were granted an opportunity to make the presen- tation at the social in honour of their daughter's marriage. Accord- ingly at 9 30 pm those interested as- sembled in the Oddfellow's Hall where Mr W L Carroll brieily ex- plained the object of this pait of the function and called on Mr T O'.Meara to make the presentation which took the form of an illuminated address handsomely framed. The address set out in fitting terms thc appreci- ation felt of the two recipients' many good qualities and bore a lenithylist of signatures. MrO'Jfeara made many eulogistic references to each of the gentlemen whose service they were appreciating and then presented the address. Rev Riley supported in a humorous vein which kept the audience in a high state of hilarity. Mr...
A Possible Miracle. [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 10 June 1911
A Possible Miracle. The conversion of 35,000 square miles of intolerable nuisance into a minc of wealth is thc miracle Egypt- ian engineers- hope to achieve. Thc obstruction of the Nilo by fhiatintf water plants, or sudd, bas become a serious problem, but experiments in a small way give promise of actual profit from the removal of this waste material to use as fuel. Suitable machinery is to be provided for dryinp;, disintegra- ting" and compressing the sudd, and it is expected that thc briquettes form- ed will bc extremely useful. With coal at £3 a ton at Khartoum, thc new fuel's prospects seem to bc good.
Master and Man. THEIR RELATION TO UNIONISM. ADELAIDE. [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 10 June 1911
I . Master and Man. F THEIR RELATION TO ¿ UNIONISM.! ".: ADELAIDE. i A list case \\liirl) is likely lo have ! LC nskleiable hi ming on future strikes was heard at the l'olice Court when Wm. Hinton Humphries adiiverin the iniploy of Hauy N. Graves was lined i Os for having disobeyed his employer ru May ll!. The evidence she wed that Humphries was asked to load Renmark fi nit at Port Adi laide but icfused to cío so on the giouiid that he had been ordered to take that stand l y a prison repre st ntntive ol the Di i vets' Union.