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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Maldon News — 10 October 1916
Join the Army. of those who have tctfced t lie wonderful | curative virtues of Dr Sheldon's Magnetic j Liuiment. It gives quick relief whenever | applied to burns, blister bruise or ii pain or i sore of any nature. Price is 6d and 3s, I I Obtainable eyerywhere, I
ANNUAL SCHOOL PICNIC AT NUGGETTY. [Newspaper Article] — Maldon News — 10 October 1916
ANNUAL SCHOOIy PICNIC AT NUGGETTY. The annual school picnic at Nuggetty took place on Saturday last, the day being all that could be desired. Quite a large crowd, representative of Maldon and all surrounding districts, attendod, and largely contributed toward the numerical and financial success of the undertaking. All arrangements were well in hand from the outset, and the programme, which included manv events, varied in nature to suit all classes of picnickers, and passed off without a hitch. One of the most intereating events was the " beheading of the Kaiser." Curiously enough, the ladies were more successful thau the men. The wood chop was very attractive and provided a fine contest, while several males and females proved adepts at stepping dis tances. Tae children's events were well and evenly contested and provided no small amount of amusement. The "rooster" race was a novel event to the children, the rooster being sold later lor nineteen shillings. The sheep contest for a lam...
WISE AND OTHERWISE. TRUE STRATEGY. [Newspaper Article] — Maldon News — 10 October 1916
WISE AND otherwise?5 ! 4 true strategy. For the whole of one Sunday a cer tain party oi the Voluntary TrainiQg Corps had been engaged in learning the art of bridge-building. For the last bour or so they had worked on tbeir own, as their in structor was engaged elsewhere. But before they were dismissed he cam* back to inspect their work. "Why, this affair would collapse in half an hour !" he exclaimed, in angry surprise, indicating where the knots on one side were all tied wrongly. "That's all right, sir," replied the maker of the knots calmly. "The bridge is designed for the Hung to | cross, not our men."
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Maldon News — 10 October 1916
v CREDIT PONClKR LOANS on FARMS i la sums from £50 to 42000 at 6 per cent Interest apd from per cent, in reduction of prin cipal—which pays off the loan in 27f. years, ; uoans granted on Freeholds or Crown Leaseholds, which could be made freohoid at any time on payment of the balance of Crown rents. No Charge for Mortgage Deed Loans may be paid off any half-yearly pay day, subject toa small charge if paid ofE within the first Cve years, but no penalty after five years. Forms-may be obtained at any Bianch of the State Savings Bank, or by writing to The Inspector-General The State Savings Bank Elizabeth St, Melbourne Crowded Out—We are again compelled to bold over tbe report of the discussion in reference to cutting timber on the roads, which took place at the Council meeting last Thursday. It is ahead v in type, and will appear in Friday's issue. Among the list of donations to the Tarrangower picnic, reported in another column, has to be added the names of Cr Bell 10s, Jos Waterson c...
IT WENT HOME. [Newspaper Article] — Maldon News — 10 October 1916
JT WENT HOME. j It was a minstrel performance, and I in the intervals between the songs } the usual jokes were being perpe t trated. "What am de difference between an old maid and a married woman ?" asked Sambo. "I done give it up," replied Bor.es. j "Why," exclaimed Sambo, "de old ; maid am'looking for a husband every j day, and de married woman am look- j ing for 'im every night." j There was a pause, and several elderly gentlemen got up and stole softly into the night. When the down of the dandelion contracts it is a sign of rain. "Your daughter's music is improv ing," said the professor, "but when she plays the scales I have to watch her pretty closely." "Just like her father," said Mrs. j Nurich. "He made his money in the > grocery buaiMM." / I
A FEEBLE EXCUSE. [Newspaper Article] — Maldon News — 10 October 1916
A FEEBLE EXCUSE. Anxious to win the heart and hand of a local school teacher, a youhg miner concealed his true occupation from her, letting her imagine that he was a clerk in the office at tho col liery. The deception succeeded for some time. Then one evening, as the young lady was taking a stroll, she met her wooer coming from his work in full kit—clogs, black face, and all. "I thought you told me you were a clerk ?" she demanded anprily, hoping none of her friends would sea them together. "And so I am, dear," replied the young fellow, hoping to patch tho af fair up with another fib ; "but thia afternoon it's been my turn to mil the ink !"
"BANG GAES SAXPENCE." [Newspaper Article] — Maldon News — 10 October 1916
"BANG GAES SAXPENCE." "Good-morning, Mr. Mcintosh !-' said the lady courteously, as she en tered the grocer's shop. "Would you like a ticket for our concert to night ?" Mcintosh eyed her dourly. "Whit's tae pey ?" he asked blunt ly "Oh, nothing ! The seats are all free." "Then Ah'll be glad to come !" said Mcintosh, with a beaming smile. The lady handed over the ticket, gave him her usual order for gro ceries, and left the shop. At once Mcintosh scanncd the ticket eagerly. At the bottom he found the words-. "The holder of this ticket is ex pected to buy a programme, price sixpence." Angrily he throw it on the counter. "D'ye see that, noo ?" he snorted furiously. "Ah micht hae ken't there wis a catch in it somewhere !"
QUANTITY—NOT QUALITY. [Newspaper Article] — Maldon News — 10 October 1916
QUANTITY—NOT QUALITY. Two suitors had striven for the hand of Mary Murphy. One was Deo lan, a prosperous grocer, and he was backed up by Pa and Ma Murphy; the other was a handsome young clerk, and he was backed up by Mary. The clerk won ! On the morning of her first birth- j day after the wedding»day Mary call- | ed to see her parents, and proudly j showed them a pretty little gold j watch which her husband bad given ; her. - . J But Mrs. Murphy sniffed contempt-; j uously. j "That's very nice,'1' she said dis- \ approvingly ; but if ye'd oniv taken j the advice of yer father and mc, 'tis i not a gold watch ye'd be havin' in ; I yer pocket, but. a good eight-day I I clock !" ■ |
HIS ONE TALENT. [Newspaper Article] — Maldon News — 10 October 1916
HIS ONE TALENT. As the shabbily-dressed man was lounging along, eagerly scanning the advertisement sheets posted outside the various newspaper offices, a friend met him. "Hallo, Jim he said. "What's, the trouble ? Out of a job ?" "Yes," replied the lounger frankly.. "The guv'nor said he was losing-, money on the things I was making." - "And wasn't there anything else you could do about the place ?" The lounger shook his head. "Don't think so," he said—"at least, he told me I didn't seem able to do anything else." "Why, what were you making 7" asked the friend, in surprise. /'Mistakes !" said the workless one despondingly.
COMPLETE SHORT STORY. AN OLD MAID'S ROMANCE. [Newspaper Article] — Maldon News — 13 October 1916
j COMPLETE SHORT STORY. AN OLD MAID'S ROMANCE. The damp fog of dull November made everything miserable. The trees dripped almost as though rain was falling, and the faint light of the street lamps—failing to penetrate the gloom—only intensified the desolation of the reeking world. Within a neatly kept house, 'one of the unending villa stamp so common in the suburbs, an old lady sat gazing into the Are, and thinking. Ah, the pain of memory ! Yet would any one forego the plea sure in order to escape the anguish ? Drip, drip, fell the damp from the oak tree which stood without, in fear ful monotony, as the fog gathered in thicker as night approached. But the old lad'y's thoughts were not hindered "by the depressing state of the out side world ; on the contrary, the-dis mal surroundings seemed to aid her reflections, which were not of the most cheerful nature. At times her eyes filled with tears, and she closed ,her iips resolutely to repress the grief that surged within her bosom. She ...
THINGS WORTH KNOWING. [Newspaper Article] — Maldon News — 13 October 1916
THINGS WORTH KNOWING. How to keep your temper, aud also how to get other people to keep J theirs. Also, how to get other people to lose their temper when you don't want to lose your own. How to know enough to stop talk ing when you have said about twice I as much as you meant to say. j How to collide with another motor I ist and. break his car up without do ing any damage to your own. j Mow to tell a funny story without ' offending your best friend. \ How to live on 6d. a day. j How to get the 6d. 2053. ■ Hope is tomorrow's veneer over to '. day's disappointment.
THE MULE. [Newspaper Article] — Maldon News — 13 October 1916
THE MULE. A ■ President George Fleming of the Royal Veterinary College of London, says that the period of gestation in a mare impregnated by the ass is k little longer than when the father ;s a stallion, the average time being 375 days, also that abortion occurs more readily, and more care is necessary than in breeding horses and asses. In mule breeding more choice can be given to selection of the mother than the father, for almost all asses have in proportion to their we;ght a very large head, short, thick r.eck, fiat sides, low shoulders, narrcr*r chest and croup, small legs and very, narro* hoofs. The selection of mares with a small head, round body, short back, a long neck, and wide, round hoot? i will aid greatly in remedying the de fects of the sire, for although :huLs ; inherit to a great extent the shai>e and peculiarities of the sire they dc .rive their size from the mare, seldom showing her bad shape on unsuitnl n*,e"\ The mule foal is not so strong en its limbs as the ...
Destruction of Trees on Main Roads. RESENTED BY RATEPAYERS Deputation to Shire Council. [Newspaper Article] — Maldon News — 13 October 1916
Deotructioa of Trees on J Main Reads. r RE8BNTED RATEPAYERS | Deputation to Sbire Conucli. | &lt; At the ordinary meeting of the 1 Shire Council on Thursday last, an application was received from a ' resident of Walmer .. asking per mis- i 3lon to remove trees and scrub along &lt; crontage of his property j?here he * proposed to erect a Hew fence. 1 Cr Preece said it would be just as &lt; srell to defer the matter until a 1 ieputation later In the day had 3 waited upon the Council. 1 Cr Bowen favored similar action, and said he was not going to vote &lt; for anything that was not legal. i Cr Fogarty, in moving that the 1 application be granted, said they \ were not there to be dictated to by j people who sat back and did nothing ] by trying to do their best to domln* 1 ate those who were doing the 1 work, I The President said it would be i just as well to deal wltn the matter '&lt; at once, and he was going to deal with each case on its merits...
COMPLETE SHORT STORY. THE CLUE OF THE CLAW-HAMMER. CHAPTER I. THE BURGLAR'S HAMMER. [Newspaper Article] — Maldon News — 13 October 1916
COMPLETE SHORT STORY. THE CLUE OF THE CLAW HAMMER. CHAPTER I. THE BURGLAR'S HAMMER. "Come in, Grecnhalge. I'm delight-, ed to see you." Thus spoke the superintendent oi police of Conchester as he grasped the hand of a tall, lank countryman who had just been ushered into his office. "Thank ye, sir," responded Green halge, in a peculiar, high-pitched tone. "You know about me, I dare- _ cav I'm superintendent, sergeant, and' constable in Grainville. There ain't any police but me nearer than Springfield, and that's twenty-one miles by rail. Who's this young man? One of the boys?" "I wisli be were/* laughed the claiei, ••but he isn't. He's only a visitor. Mr. Greenhalge, let me introduce De tective Carter—Nick Carter." "Thunder an' lightnin' !" exclaimed the rustic. •''Nick Carter, I'm glad to meet ye. Well, well ! an' such a young man, too. I'm mighty glad I come." "Superindendent Greenhilge has a great .case on his mind, said the chief, as Nick and the police force of Grainville were s...
HOSPITAL—RED CROSS SOCIAL DANCE. [Newspaper Article] — Maldon News — 13 October 1916
HOSPITAL—RED LROSS SOCIAL DANCE. 'k anil social Id connection with abo\e, conducted by a commit- j titedles and gentlemen, vjz j aanjfs Gaynor (president)' a. Walker, A.. Webster,'Gibson | ssSevsiour, Penrose and Messrs i Walker (ireas), West. C. Jenkins' .Titsrv ■ and H. Seedsman was :;n tfl2 Temperance Hall on s:;sday ■ evening last, and | .raito be an unqualified success., i; 'nail was tastefully decorated I -bpslriotlc flags, flowers and i i:Ef:cn>, fmd presented a very 1 -JCliva appearance, The atteu j ■''.5T.Ti?a large and represents-1 :;cne, about 100 couples being | -at, including visitors from S'anaiae acd surrounding dis* j Ladies were in the 5 Ariiy. ■ I Gray periornied the opening) aooy, apd congratulated the ■she:- en the great success •A had tended theirjefiorts, -5 ?uchie tournament on the a large number of , and after 16 games had :j'jyec. A. Mulboliand won the »sprize fshaving outfit, gift of tehcian), and Mrs O'Grady, :'3 pUy-off, the lady's prize ^"•backed brus...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Maldon News — 13 October 1916
FOR sale—Go-Cart, in good order Mrs R. Cousins, Parkin's Reef. LOST, on Bradford or Baringhup road Fawn Overcoat, with horse-bide gloves in pocket—reward. Apply A, C. Mever. ^ Maidon Hospital Sunday Has been fixed for SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 19, instoad of 12th, on account of tho later date being the CastlemaiuK Hospital Sunuay Shire of Maidon NATIONAL referendum CAMPAIGN. PUBLIC " MEETING Will be "held in the TVmperauce Hall on wednesday, OCTOBER 18. Commencing at 8 o'clock. T. Bi$t&lt;i., President. Shire Hall, Alaldon, 13th rieot, 1916. Maidon Agricultural Society §9th Snnual Iu Shixe Keserve, Maidon, cn ! "Wednesday, October 25 liberal and Attractive Prize Eist PRIZE S^HEdudes, Entry Forms Forms and lull particulars obtainable from secretary. Holiday Excursion Fares Entries close on SaThrday, 21st October. Robt. ill'TTO.V, S'ecrolaryr Sjgli Street. Maidon gfhow Sight In Tomperance Hall under of Mr A.&. Ho-'ajtte), A I.egal EpiHoile — COtl^SEE'S OPINION Funniest oi Farce...
Mining Notes [Newspaper Article] — Maldon News — 13 October 1916
foning Notes BmA Mi»e-500ffc '"i jjTt .!)p' 'leaking stone Gffc wide ".J"1'1 stope—breaking• "•fej cn , " .'i 5dwt's ? 1000ft lovei j Mrtrinei .wi(*6' worih 15dvrt !ev*l—driven south to i '^a«ae- ur'Jc,lxt oast 20ft- west ;!ft. Proved 32f>' ? tlliven norUl ^ lnHn>\ i0 8oIul stone to west ?!i:ilfi,cnt M)lr SJino—700ft levol ;'5^ fj!'ul'vith.3ftof forraa-i w110^' Sit aud soutb j fe-f Ie"S arta^ to drive north i «'°°»! ^fcri?^R0$,\ Battery~355
PLOUGHS WITHOUT PLOUGHMEN. [Newspaper Article] — Maldon News — 13 October 1916
PLOUGHS WITHOUT PLOUGHMEN, Before long a farmer will start Ins plough working in the morning, anc will bo busy all day with a hundred and-one duties elsewhere, returning in the evening to find his field neatl} ploughed. An invention to-make this possible has been tested a good deal lately ir America. It is so Bimple that you wonder nobody over thought of it be fore. A tall, stout post is fixed in the middle of the field, and a wire cable stretches from a drum on it to the motor-driven plough. When the farm er starts the engine the plough iE guided by the cable, and has to move in a circular direction. The circle be comes one furrow smaller at each turn as the cable winds on the drums Thus, so long as this engine works, the field is being ploughed, until the .point is reached where the engine iE switched off, having finished its work. Now that labour is getting so very scarce on farms we shall soon see this and many other wonderful auto matic contrivances in use. In Austra j lia a fa...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Maldon News — 13 October 1916
- CREDlf'^foNCiF.R LOAN Sox FARMS lo gums from £50 to £205)0 at 6 per cent Interest and from 1J par cent, in reduction of prin cipal—wblcL p^ys oil the loan in 27! years. j uoans granted on Freeholds or Crown; Leaseholds, wb'cb conld bo made freohoM at any time on payment of the balance of Crownrcnte. No Charge for Mortgage Deed Loans trnj be paid oil any half-yearly pay day, subject to a small charge if paid oil Within the first fite years, but no penalty after live years. Forms may be obtained at any Bjanch of the State Savings Bank, or by writing to The luspeetor-Ge&eral The State Savings Bank Elizabeth St, Melbourne Mr -3. Huish, captain of the Mal don Fire Brigade, desires to acknow ledge, with thanks, a donation of 10s to the brigade's funds trom Mr YV. Uren. On Monday the members pumped out Mr Urea's cellar with the fire engine, and when the work was concluded the captain got a pleasant surprise. - Two men. George 'irigg, of Mal don, and 'iimo hy Quain, of Kyn efc'on,...