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Ladies' Column. ALL AROUND THE HOUSE. [Newspaper Article] — Cobram Courier — 16 April 1914

Ladies' Column. 4 ALL AROUND THE HOUSE. If a package or envelope is scaled with white of egg instead of gum it eannot be steamed open. When making mustard add a tiny drop of salad oil *to it while it is being mixed. It will greatly im prove the flavour. A cup of moderately strong tea, in which two or three slices of lemon have been infused, will fre quently cure a nervous headache. ringers stained with iVesli fruit, wulnuts, etc., should be Oipped in strong tea, rubbed with a nail brush, and then washed in warm water. Hy immersing an ink-stained hand kerchief in milk immediately after it has been stained and allowing it to souk, the ink -vilI invariably disappear. Always add a mjmM piece of but ter to milk puddings when cooking litem, as this not only improve j the taste, but prevents the pudding from boiling over. To soften paint-brushes which ha\c I become dry and hard, boat as much i \inegar hs required }o boiling point, immerse the brushes, and al low them to simmer for 10 min u...

Publication Title: Cobram Courier
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
President Wilson's Story. [Newspaper Article] — Cobram Courier — 16 April 1914

President Wilson's Story. -t Here is a yarn the American Pre sident it; fond of spinning "A friend of mine was in Canada with u fishing party, and ouo mem ber of tlio party was imprudent enough to sample some whisky that was enllcd ' Squirrel' whisky, because it made those who drank it in clined to climb a tree. This gen tleman iinbihed too 'much of this dangerous liquid, and the conse quence was that when he went to the station with the rest of the com pany lie took a train bound, south instead of a train bound north. Wishing to recover him, his compan ions telegraphed the conductor of the south-bound train 44 'Send short man, named John* son, back for the north-bound train. He is intoxicated.' "Presently they got a reply from the conductor :— 4 4 4 Further particulars needed. There arc thirteennieu on the train who don't know ■•either their name or their destination/ '* ' Koini'l to lie tiltllt for fuuil. U.880 tons of ijruiii ■ Imvu ■ hoen .dcslroyeJ III! Iinival III llie roll of...

Publication Title: Cobram Courier
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
APPLE FRITTERS. [Newspaper Article] — Cobram Courier — 16 April 1914

APPL13 l'-JUTTERS. | Jletjuired : Four large cooking tip ples, castor snpar, half a teaspooii ful ground cinnamon, frying batter. .'l'o.Make the.Hatter: Put two oun ces of flour, into a basin, add 11. tiny pinch ■ of : suit, the yolk of _an egg, and a. teaspoonful of: crcnni. Slix well, and. add two table: spoonfuls ol lukewarm water. Let Btand /or half air hour, whisk-/ the white of an- egg to a stiff froth, and mix gently. T'ecl and cut ap ples into slices a quarter of: an inch thick ; cut into , cores. I>ip the slices into the batter, and fry in boiling fat Jinlil a golden brown ; drain. Mix a little cinnamon- and castor sugar together; dust this over tho fritters, and serve ns.- hot as possible.

Publication Title: Cobram Courier
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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SOME TRIED RECIPES. MUSTARD. [Newspaper Article] — Cobram Courier — 16 April 1914

SOME TRIED RECIPES. MUSTARD. If milk Is- used 'instead ' of water when mixing mustard for ;the~ti\ble it will look fresh •■.for several dnys.

Publication Title: Cobram Courier
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cobram Courier — 16 April 1914

WRITES THIS LETTER TO P^arrled or Single Women TO ALWAYS USE WHEN OUT OF SORTS OR NERVOUS TONIC More thaD any other thii document proves (he value of this great foauljr medicine. "Sannnidt, Wallaroo, S.Am 29/1/1J. "Having seen in one of your books the names of those benefited by CLEMENTS TONIC, I add my testimony, seeing none like It anywhere. "It might bineflt other*, ei It did ms, when'roar/ng my ' family. By its uso I had the brightest, healthiest children, a bay 17, and three girls 15, 13 and 10 years. Neither knows what earache, tooth* asho, or bosdaciio is. " I attribute it to nothing but the use of CLEMENTS TONIC, as I am not very strong. I would use it when run down or out of 60fis, and then would enjoy the best of health. " Ml young married women shall use it, as it is such a grand nerve end musclo sirenglhener. [BIcnod> Mrs. E. STEER." In cases of Poor Blood Wasting Wettlc re-fl. Debility, Loss of Heat. Poor Ap petite UilieiiitiT.s, Sick »tendache,I,ow Spirits, insctmii...

Publication Title: Cobram Courier
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cobram Courier — 16 April 1914

Gordon Anderson, Carrier, Forwarding Agent and Livery Stable Proprietor, IIA8 Two Motor Cars (Maxwell and Metz) Seating Fire nud Three, containing the latest Improvements, andtis prepared to hire same to Travellers or Tourists on reasonable terms Addross—VICTORIA ITOTEL, COBRAM. Ring up l*hone 2T*. 9. YOUR GBFT? FORSTF.IVS No. 444.—Handsome F.lertnvpt*!e<l and Crystal Glass Butter 1 >is^» with beautifully Embossed Lid. It k a special offer at 2/6, past frru. To vnie for our Hecdsfrae GIFT C\TAL'JGU£ (il is frit), it cwjlarca eTcfyUiicg suitable acd acceptable tor eld and yoDBj. "FORSTER" The Jetrellur, 20<l Smith Slrcet, CCLLIilGWGCD, HELSDURSE FORSTER" The Jeweller, 204 Smith Street, COLLIHG'A'QOD, MELBOURNE Barooga Hotel. A. J. ALLEN (Fortnorlj- of Ynrrowcyah and Ynrrnwonga) Has taken over the managomeut of (ho above hotel, and extends n hearty welcome to old and new friends. Only the Best Brands of Wine, Ale, Spirits and Cigars stockod. Good Accommodation...

Publication Title: Cobram Courier
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
Telephonic Information. [Newspaper Article] — Cobram Courier — 16 April 1914

Telephonic Information. Tolephono Charges for conversations bo» fcwcen COUiiAM and tlio undermentioned plaecB—• First Addit. 3 rain. 3 miu. Ardmona ... ... 1/. ... Od Barooga ... ... 2d ... 2d Beimlia ... ... J/. ... 9d Berrigan ... ... 8d ... Gd Corowa ... ... !/• ... Od Oofprore ' ... Sd Dcniliquin ... ... 3/. Dovenish ... ... 1 / Echuca ... 1/4 . Finley ... «d , Katamatito ... ... 8d . XatuDga ... 2d llulwala ... ,,, Gd Mooroopna ... gd Jfumorkah 4<J Nathalia ,M 8d , Sbepparton 8d . Strathinerton ,4t/ 2d . Tocumwal ... 2d . Tungnnmh ... ... 8d . Tut urn ... ; fid . AVunghnu ... 4d . Yarrawonga ... ... 4d . Yiirrowcyah ... ... 2d . Jerildcrie ... ... \j. . Culls between subscribers belonging to Cobrom Exchange aro charged for at th ato of ~ calls a penny. Medical practitioners connected "with tele phone exchanges, at which a day sorvico only is provided, may havo their telephono lines connected during the night with subscrbors to tho same exchange in 'anticipation of an...

Publication Title: Cobram Courier
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
Real Broken Hearts. [Newspaper Article] — Cobram Courier — 23 April 1914

Real Broken Hearts. I An inquest was rocently .held on the body of a woman at Hackney, and the doctor who made the post mortem examination discovered that tiio woman had a broken heart. This, ho said, was the most re markable instance which had como under his notice, and he had In . his time performed about 800 post mortems. The Jate Sir George Paget, in one of his lccturos which were pub lished somo years ago under the editorship of his son, stated -that in most eases where death iu at tributed to "broken heart" no rup ture of that organ 1ms actually taVon place, although undoubtedly mental troubles do frequently cause disease of the body. He mentioned an actual easo of broken heart which was cited by Dr. •!. K. Mitchell, of tho Jefferson College, Philadelphia* In an early period of his career, Dr. Mitchell acted as ship's doctor to a vesso! sailing from Liverpool to ono of ! the American ports. lie became on very good terms with tlie captain, who was eagerly anticipating the retur...

Publication Title: Cobram Courier
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Australian Irrigated Farms [Newspaper Article] — Cobram Courier — 23 April 1914

Australian Irrigated Farms * .Large arvas in Australia hitherto regarded as of littlo ralue, possibly on account of the scanty rainfall in those parts, or of the abscnco of any comprehensivo .and olTcctlvo means" of water conservation, tiro now being-made highly productive, and consequently' very valuable by the irrigation schcmos carried ; out under tho supervision of the various State" 'Governments. : In this re spect New South Wales and Victoria aro conspicuous, and to-day settlors arc making good headway on tho irrigated lands. Officinl reports show that minors from Broken IHU, who had had no" previous experience In working Irrigated land, ajo mak ing a success of their holdings. Ad ditional foctories are being estab lished to deul with the cream from I tho areas devoted to dairying. The J stock is increasing steadily. The] Oovcnfmcnt provide pure-bred bull's for stud purposes, and these aro available at a small fee. Bucon factories are also established in con | nection with t h...

Publication Title: Cobram Courier
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
Roosevelt Story. [Newspaper Article] — Cobram Courier — 23 April 1914

Roosevelt Story. Many good stories are told in Mr. Kooscvelt's autobiography. published recently. Mr. Koosevelt wished to appoint tin ex-Houghrlder marshal of n JJooky Mountain .State, but first questioned him ns to Mm past. u Now, Hen," risked Hoosevclt, "how did you lose that I»nIf of your ear V" To which, looking rather shy, Don responded :— "Well, Colonel, it was Idt oft." "How did It happen "Well, vou sec, I wa » sent to ar rest a gentleman, nnd him and me mixed it up and ho bit oft my ear." "What did you do to the gentle man, lien V" And Hon,- looking more coy than c.er, responded ; "Well, Colonel, wo broke a front even."

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SMART BOY. [Newspaper Article] — Cobram Courier — 23 April 1914

S.M.AKT HOY. | It was the ^latimuu' hsson, ami 'the teach«r was •wjdainintf the dif ference between a common and nij I struct noun. ! "An exitui|>lc of a common noun is dwtf." slit* said, '"fur von can see ' it, while ,\uii runnot anything ! that is an abstract mouii. For instance, have any of you seen abundance V" There was silence for about a mi nute. Then a little bov got up anil said— "Please, ma'am, I luwe never seen a bun dance, but 1 have soon a cake walk."

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THE VERY THING. [Newspaper Article] — Cobram Courier — 23 April 1914

TIU\ VKIiY TIIINO; ShU»m»i iii—11 or»* \ou are, gontlenion; Mh» greatest invention of the Jage. : I'a-f^r-by «s(op|»ing to listen) — ! What is it 7 Salesman — A magnetised keyhole i la h* i"*»i* front doors. It will at* trait an ordinary stool key from a ! distance of two feet. AH'yon have j to do to find the key-hole ot night is to take out your key and lum# I on toil. (Three men were injured in the crowd that rushed to buy).

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Why There Are No Pure Races. [Newspaper Article] — Cobram Courier — 23 April 1914

Why There Are No Pure Races. 'i'Ho old idea was that a race gained ill vigour by its purity of strain. says &**• Woods Hutchin son. This is a deliiBlon, mid the purer a race strain is the less vigorous the members of the ri\co will he. Thero is no .such thing, as h pure race. Every rucc on the face of the earth 1ms" been mixing with i.Uicrs for thousands of years. The mixing of races adds to vigour, pro* u'ded, of conr.sc, the two strains have good blood. There is no such ; thing as an "older j*aCc." We in Uritnin arc as old as nny people in llio world, only under a different t.n\irotunent. .Mixing of races is coinu on ns constantly nil over the world, but more particularly in the newer countries. The regions where flfiv is the most mixing of races ;,r«' the regions that proflucc the urentcst t now. There is no known standard of raeo purity. One race merges with an other and is related to it, recently or remotely. The mixing going on in America is being worked out mi'lcr mos...

Publication Title: Cobram Courier
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The World's Busiest Streets. [Newspaper Article] — Cobram Courier — 23 April 1914

The World's Busiest Streets. Inquiries were recently made in or der to ascertain the amount of traf fic passing through the principal thoroughfares . of the capitals, of the, world, with ; a view to discovering which had the most .congested traf hc to deal with; The result goes to show that the two busiest streets in the world are the '.Mansion House Corner, invthe City ot..-..London,':and the Palco de 1'Opera, Pans ;-the for-, iner having the greater number of -foot-pas,mongers and. the latter the larger share ot vehicular tralhc. Iflvcry. week-day S00,000 persons walk past the Mansion House, the number: of- vehicles being o0,000 ; compared with U50,000 pedestrians and 03,000 vehicles passing through thc-Plaee de TOpcrn. After these most -important ihoronghinres comes the Uroadway, New York,- which is •ti'a.ersed by 180,000 fool-passen gers daily,- although 7Ul),0l»0 .pass through in tram-car or motor-car. 'I he next in importance is thcr.lhierta. del Sol flJiilo ff tho Sun);-Madri...

Publication Title: Cobram Courier
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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THE BURIED CITIES. [Newspaper Article] — Cobram Courier — 23 April 1914

THE BURIED CITIES. (lly 1 IEV. E. !•'. WAUDY.) An Australian vlsitliKT Ceylon rnnnot but bo impressed by the on luprity ami historical romni»tc of much that he comes across there. In his own country ..he can point to. no monument dating . bfrck • more than u century, . whilst .111 Ceylon the ag« of everything is counted by tho thousand years instead • of the hundred. One explanation of the giant footprint on:Adnm*s-Teak takes him back to the "vcry^begnuting of the u'erld's history, and cif he is sceptical about accepting this, he. is on Kurer ground when he . visits Wallo, where for thousands of years 'he merchants ot the world • have ionic to trade, nud if' to-day th«'_ harbour of tSalle is descried for lhat of Colombo, it is - practically uiu that (ialla is the site of the ancient Tnrshish.. from winch Sol"inou drew manv of-his treasures. H something more recent is wanted, '•alio again provides it, for tho old butch fort still .stands as it was h'lilt throe centuries ago, aud Us "...

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SEA-ELEPHANTS. [Newspaper Article] — Cobram Courier — 23 April 1914

SEA-ELEPHANTS. | fn Hnrper's Mngn/.inc, H. C. Mur | phy Rives the first account of his remit expedition to tin* sub-antatc ! tic island of South Georgia, twel\e hundred miles east of Cape Horn. His account of his adven tures with the sea-elephants is of curious interest "They are in stinctively ill-tempered mammals, nnd seem never to become accus tomed to the society of other crea tures. They snurled, for instance, altogether unnecessarily, at any poor familiar penguin which happen ed to walk near them nloutf the beach of the inlet. From the tent f frequently Haw half-grown bulls wake from, peuceful naps and in stantly start quarrels with item' neighbours ; and the youngest pups were quite as likely as their elders to be rearing und bumping against one another, glaring with infantile fcrority into one another's eves. In the ordinary contests' of the bulls, which seemed to be of a purely ca Jisthenic nature, the two champions met closely und reared up until oulv the hinder part of th...

Publication Title: Cobram Courier
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78 Years in One Family. [Newspaper Article] — Cobram Courier — 23 April 1914

78 Years in One Family. Seventy-eight1 years' service inth" same family w'ns the record of a la bourer named Daniel t»nmbull, who died at Itedhill just recently. II" entered the service of .Mr. James Trower in the reign of William IV.. and was in the employ of Mr. Trn ; "iver's grandsons a feu* months »j*o, when failing health compelled him to cease" work. For fifty years hp never had a holiday, except a half | day when he was married. lb1 had twelve children, and loaves about j 120 descendants. (lumbill *.vnn »n interesting character. ITc wiis quite illiterate, but he had a won derful memory, and could describe ; with;iuinutc detail events that hap. i pened seventy years ago. lie re | memhered, when a boy, attending , the local festivities in honour of j Queen Victoria's Coronation. ^ . . J 7Cent is feeling the effect of the 1 emigra(ions to Canada, and one I correspondent goes so far ns to say ihnt "in some villages a young limit is. comparatively, a ranly." Hop-growers nro paying...

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ONE LOST HIS WINE, THE OTHER HIS LIBERTY. [Newspaper Article] — Cobram Courier — 23 April 1914

OMO LOST, HISWIKIC, '111K - fl'I'ITKl t >111 S i. LI nir.itTY. «in hocciubor l>0;r 10<J7; M. iMarU ina'ix, a wino nicrchnnt of Pruis, lust- -,\ bnrrel"oi valuable winr, n«tl llu'odore . Hcroux—n t.lurstv nietnbm of the unoni|doveil~lor»t his liberty under humorous circumstances. tttv rou\ uns penniless, and a total ab Moiimr by the forcc of ciivumstan n*s ; al last Vie* endure the torture no Iiiiigtu1, so ho introduced himsi'lf secretly into the collars <V M. Mart inenu.\, whore he was tnas'.or the situation, w\*\ *U<1 hosi 'al<» tn Improve 11u* nolex<•''<hy oc casion, He slaUcd bis Vbii'sy nt t ;\"0'ls unit hot ties. iiiul worked bis way room! 'hf ci'Unr, III' broached U.ttUs of line «,M rlurrt. too'v a sip. .m«l pnsst-il mi until he ram.- to u bar rrl ol Suiitorrr that 1 irMed hi*? {'it* hue; there be sat down. turned the l,lP. and drank, At. mulnijjhl Mr. Martinenux was aroused ly cries of distress rmnin^ frY...

Publication Title: Cobram Courier
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Married at Sea. [Newspaper Article] — Cobram Courier — 23 April 1914

Married at Sea. A roiiuuiiic wedding nu the hicli seas is reported from Hn/i. Hnth Grille and bridegroom are Norwegian Mdjjecls, and, unknown to nil hut <> few friends*,, they boarded l)>*• i"j,r "Diplomat,"' and, accompanied by a Norwegian pastor, proceeded tiewn the MiihjIw, Whe/i thrc# miles off the roast, beyond Spurn P-Mnt, the Norwegian Hag was hoisf-ed, I he wedding* ceremony was perform Hi according to Norwegian rites. The bridegroom was the captain of a JMnish steamer lying* Hull, and the wedding took plnc« became he was unable to May in Kntfhmd Jong enough to givo the twenty-oao days' notice as required by the Katf* liKh law. 1421.

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A BURIED CHURCH. [Newspaper Article] — Cobram Courier — 23 April 1914

A I-UiltlRU 0111)11011; Armrrtinjr to uv-imrehmpit.v,-, still l-res-erwjd at I'embroko -CoUcgiv, Cambridge, the .inhabitants of; L\i>, rl'S on-ScaP a . small • fishinp: town, "ii the JSast Norfolk coast,-j>etitton H in 100ft for a rcnus3ion. or taxes, "ii tho ground that.there. weroJ.hen. hi the v^rish onIy~^fourtceu>. houses* and '.'00 acres- of"Jaml;—"Ihc^roSC bring all destroyed v by: t he - sou,: to-, cpthf-r with the church;''-.; flhe latter mfrrs to I he terrible disaster;- which nrrurred on .January:4, 1001,- when a torrifir gnle arose - and :2,000 ;icr»'s of bind Were; overwhelmed by tlm North Sea. The -church1was d«'Mroyod, with t he - exception*of t he tmvor. together with«sixtv-.sixhouscs standing near it, the ill-fated in hnbhnnts being drowned ■ to a man. The church, which was nn: Early Kirglish one, and built snbstiinlially < t undressed flinty i*was. made iin "-"r\ irenblo ; but so -wells -did • • the Mediaeval builder - do his work that ovnj now, ...

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