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REPORT. FINANCE COMMITTEE [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 17 June 1911
REPORT. FINANCE COM MI PTE li Tlie finance committee's report tabled at last Council meeting, on Monday, will prove ot interest, as ii recommends several alterations in the rates for the coming year. The report will be considered at the adjourned meeting to be held on Tuesday next. The recommendat- ions are as follows: General rate to be reduced from 2d, to ld,; Hoad rate to continue at ls ; Health rate to be id. 1 hat no rabbit ra e be levied this year. That the water líate be the usual amount of Is; ind that the Lighting Hate be fixed at is 2d. for another year The charge for the supply of current to be raised from 5d to 7d per unit and the special rates of .jd and 3d for large quantities to 6d and ;>d but that if the quarterly accounts are paid within a month a reduction nf one penny per unit shall be allow- ed when payment is mule. The usual recommendations as to other special charges for power, water supply, etc, were made, lu re- ference to thc Inspectors commission un dog ...
The Information Fiend. [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 17 June 1911
The Information Fiend. li A. journalist friend was talking about tho humorist. Hr. Jerome K. ? Jerome. "I crossed the Atlantic with Mr. ; Jeromo," he said, "the last time ho visited America. There was on board an information fiend-ono of those bores with a lot of Information on lap about everything under the sun-and Mr. Jerome had a horror of him. "As we leaned over tho rain ono morning, tho information fiend Joined -, US. i "'Gentlemen,' he said pompously,as ? he waved his, hand over the great ex- g panse of water, 'if the earth were Hat- j tened out. the sea would be Wo miles jj deep all over the world.' j '* 'Well,' said 'Hr. Jerome, 'If you Ç catch any man flattening out the earih, | shoot him on the spot, for I can't [j swim.' " _ [i
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 17 June 1911
THE KING OF a . a - Í STORE-KEEPERS Requests Your Attentioi Every Week FIVE Different Lines Throw Out Each Week Bedrock Prices 1000 Coronation Remnant, bargains at original price 100 Dozen Table Knives, a bankrupt stock At los. 9d. doz. 2o Dozen boy's Knickers Manufacturers samples from Is. lld pah 25 Cases Tomato Sauce Special, 4d. half-penny per bottle. 100 Bags Wheat Meal ls. per bushel REMEMBER SULLIVAN'S MOTTO "Always Isell cheaper than your" neighb Bedrock prices Every Wseli A First Class DRESSMAKEF On The Premises J. P. SULLIVAN, Deloraine and Westbury
It Pleased Mary. [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 17 June 1911
lt Pleased Mary. "Don't talle to mo, my dear," snid P Mr. Subub firmly. "I say lt ls a very ?" '?mod thing for servants to so to tho h theatre sometimes. lt makes them . return more happily to their work; lt T also teaches them how to conduct -t themselves. ' > "Mary," he said to the housemaid, -' "here is a ticket for the theatre to- ' ' night. You must go and enjoy vrnir scir." "It was lovely," said Mary the next " morning, when they questioned her on her evening out. i '?Did you really enjoy lt?" Inquired Mr. Subub, smiling triumphantly at his wife. "I did indeed, sir. It was splendid. You should have heard that Micro servant-girl In tho play sauce lier ; > missus!" tä
THE DIARY OF A JOKE. [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 17 June 1911
-= jp THE DIARY OF A JOKE. fi - w I nm born. Sly creator chuckles Pi slaps himself on tho knee, roars, und gig calls his wife. *3j Am read to tho author's wife She 3 smiles, kisses him, and wants to know »« how much ho thinks I will bring- »a I start on a .lourney. Am read by rff an editor. Ho laughs, and reads me IS to tho olllce staff. » My creator gets a Checiuo and more 'fi (isses from his wife. I appear in print. Thousands ind : ¡ me and laugh over me. The editor pS jets many new subscribers. ¡SH! Reader tells me on street and gets »f a'clgar.- Tells me again and is invited M out to lunch. :..,! Newspaper copies me and nlso "eta jv new subscribers. T;Î! Comedian cracks me on a stage In Bj a mnslc-hnll turn and makes a blt. M Politicians use me In speech, chum lng I happened back In his boyhood, m and gets elected. >:( Lecturer uses me on platform and Gi gets return date. \ JUnlstcr works nie in sermon for Illustration and gets call to other town mi with higher salary. '¡3 Am...
Mission. [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 17 June 1911
Mission. The Misson c uid.icted hy tile Maiist Father-* vvas continued throughout List week and concluded on Sunday evening. The services were conducted by Kathe: s O'Con- nell and KeniMe. Large congregations attended all thc services. .Sunday m .ir nba g there were "Jjll. at II MV Communion. Father O'Connell a-ked th >se ¡-.re- sent to stiivc to keep the pr. mii-cs they had made t i live befe:'lives. The Missiouaties are o'uJucting a Mission at Holy Trinity Church Westbury this week Aiíd the be- ginning of next weeV. A mission will he given at II luff by Father Kentle.
LITTLE FAITH. [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 17 June 1911
LITTLE FAITH. Il ls generally known that If nn un- corked bottle is placed mouth down- wards In water tito air in tho bottle will restrict tho entrance of the water, or only as much water will en- ter as is required to compress the air in the bottle enough to equal the pressure of the water. If bc air pres- sure could be increased not a drop would enter. The principle is made use of in submarino boats. These contain an air chamber in which the air pressure is made a trifle greater than the water pressure outside. Muon the door ls opened lu the boat no water enterst and the crew nre able to pick tip sponges, oysters, or other spoils at the sea bottom. It Is told of a scientist that with great dlfllculty he was persuaded to trust himself under water In a sub- marine boat. When, near tho bottom, it was purposed to unscrew the panel in tho lower part of tho boat, in or- der to let the scientist soo the result, he was greatly alarmed, but In spite of his oNpostulatlon tho door was thrown...
Pars [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 17 June 1911
Pars On Thursday eTcuim; a farewell to- nal and freseiiiation was ten farer! to Air O Jen'en iii the Dunorlan Hall. Owing to pressure on mir space a f ti il report of tho pr.icee.iin ^ is heli over. SICKNESS .Mrs J W Clune Ins Leen unwell for sev.-ral day« hut is now well on the way towards recovery.
Coronation Day. [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 17 June 1911
Coronation Day. Next Thursday being the day ap- pointed for the Coronation of His Majesty George V. as King of Great Britain, Ireland and tlie British Empire great celebrations are being arranged in all places where the Union Jack is flown. Among the ureat Dominions none will celebrate more loyally than our great Southern land than which again no portion will defeat our Island State in its whole hearted festivity. From every town or hamlet the joyous gathering will add its share to the gnat wave of enthusiasm which will sweep round the whole circle of our Imperial domain hailing the day when the crown of Empire is assumed by our gracious George V. amid tne cheers of his loyal subjects, God save the King. We of Deloraine and clistiict are doing our share to make the day one to be long remembered. In different portions ot the district event have been arranged while at the centre a special demonstration on an extensive scale has been arranged." Proceedings on Deloraine are to commence ...
Municipal Council. Monday, June 12th. [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 17 June 1911
Municipal Council. Monday, June 12th. -:o:- . I Present, Councillors li. H. Sym- mons (Warden) Fitzpatrick, Leaioyd Bn'sciie, Lee, Everett, Smith, Worner, McMahon, Hail, Flowers, Grubb, Hingston and Gilbert. The minutes of the previous meet- ing were read and confirmed. An apology was received from Cr. Griffin, who is absent owing to ill- ness. The accounts for the month were passed for payment. The Warden and Councillor Hingston reported in reference to the Agiicultuial Conference recently held ai Ulverstone, A lengthy discussion took place in reference to the Coronation cele- bration. Several linns forwarded samples and quotations for the sup- ply of Coronation medals. Cuunci lor McMahon stated that the "Daily Telegraph" and "Exam- iner" were issuing a special edition mi Hie Coronation Wednesday which w.mld include a photo of thc King ami (Jiieen, and a history of their past lives, and proposed that 1U0U corks, a less quantity if suffic- ient be obtained ot each paper and supplied...
MEETING AT MEANDER. [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 17 June 1911
-1 MEETING AT MEANDER. I There wa; an audience of over y j at the state school Meander ou ;>ai- i unlay evening to hear Mr Hovvr, yd i M.H. A. deliver au addieon "Or. - ¡ rent Politics," Mr A Daly occupa . , the chair, Thc speaker expiai::..1 j the Labour platform a;u! the p J lion of the different politcial pat ties i stateandfeJer.il, On Sunday af: ;- I noon he addressed another mectiag on the History of Govcrincut, L ib- ing the rise of the present syste.n is j ¿t operated ia the British Iimpite. i
THE FLAG. THE LESSONS IT TEACHES. [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 17 June 1911
THE FLAG. THE LESSONS IT TEACHES. ID his interesting work ''The Hislory of Ibo Union Jack" Mr Barlow Cumber- land, M.A writes:-"Wbeiher it. bein the 'right tight little ¡Elands' of the old latid or in the greater area of tte colon- ies which stud the globe the preeenro ol ti e Ut ion English proclaims the sover- eignty of the Unit'd Nations and the preeince and protection of the British Empire. In the heraldic traditional interpretation of rolors RED, indicates courage, WHITE, ia the emblem of pm itv, BLUE the eniblini of truth," "Red, white aDd blue, Brave, [tue, and trae." "Leesons are thus taught which as well as the oilier lessons which it bears may be donbly impressed upon the mind of our childnn so that by reading the history of their nation in ita folds tl ey mar endeavour lo I've lives worthy of tho ide" ls of their national Hg, and frame their characters and the character of thfir Empire by its lofty teachings,' THE FLAG'S WATCHWORD "Wherever our fat s have quivired wher- e...
Settled With Thanks. [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 17 June 1911
I ? I Settled With Thanks. Alone In the dining-room sat Lucy. Alone, hoping, waiting Tor her Fred to call to make np the quarrel that had separated them the night before. Hark! Whnt is that? A stop out- side! 'Tis he! huey fled to the door to find a man- ly form walting in the dim light. "Come in, my darling!" cried Lucy, dragging tho visitor info the dark room. "Come and sit beside your Lucy and s:iy you forgive her. Say you will never quarrel again. Let us settle peacefully once more." "Yes, mum," replied a hard, strange voice. "That's what I've rome about. My Instruction!) arc if you don't set- tle I'm tn cut the electric light off!" Then Lucy switched on ibo lights to lind she bad been spooning with a horrid electrician!
Local & General News. BAD ROAD [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 17 June 1911
Local & G^n^rai BAD HOAD We hear the road from Lemana Junction to Meander, via the Cheshunt Settlement is in very bad state, in fact, so bad that on a recent occasion the mail catt was bogged, and the assistance of a team of horses was required before it could be extricated Advertisement in the Daily Post Moi?ey Ient by telephone.'' Oh, let us be" joj-'ful. Here al last is a moneylender who is prepated to take our word for it. There a time when a money lende^ went so far as to demand » p0Und of flesh in. keeping v¡;*, the bond, bnt ? O temporal O mores! Ihc money 1-rdci' tf to-day is ready to lake a man's word as his bond, and to take it on the voices. Everything seems to be made dead easy. All that one has to do is to ring up and order a tenner or a score to be sent round at once if not sooner, and presently along it comes in a motor car. We don't thinkl No doubt Ikey has a few little formalities which he puts the borrower through belore parting up. Think of the profits. La...
SWEETHEARTS' SILVERY LAUGH [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 17 June 1911
SWEETHEARTS' SILVERY LAUGH A specialist on tim throat and voice has discovered that every man un- consciously hot rays his character when he laughs. So does every woman. Therefore, to study your sweetheart's silvery latish is to probe her secret mind. This learned specialist announces that each person laughs in one of the vowel sounds. The man who laughs in "A." who emits a hearty "Ha-ha!" is frank, loyal, and loves noise ami movement. Those, who laugh in "E" are phlegmatic, some of them even melan- cholic. Their forced "lie-he!" conies from no sense of amusement. The timid, the irresolute, the naive, and the pliable laugh in "I." So do children, says this student of laughs; j nutt most people will agree that chil- dren nnd foolish young women giggle ia "I." The Inugh In "O" indicates on the one aide generosity and good com- panionship, on tlie oilier boldness or brutality. Never a villain in a melo- drama hut who mucked lils victim with a "'IfO'ho!" Those who laugh in ''LT* are mis...
The Hare System. [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 17 June 1911
The Hare System. -;o: Recent elections auder Ibis system [ rove its great udvantnge in sonning mnjority rule in contests fur » sioglo scat end thu obtaining uf - its proper share of the scats by each party in grouped electorates returning eereral members. In tho loet two by elections in Wilmot two Liberals hove contested the poll. Under tba old system cither tho scat would linyo boen WOD by tba t hoicu of a minority or one of tho two Liberals mast havo retired prl(y; to tho election. Pre-election* orB110t good BB they lead to nirr.--ui|ing and oleo gire a tmall boiv of political bosses power to dicta*;. lnet copain. men only shall be chosen by tho electors. It ÍB this method that has developed the system of bosses ward-heelerB and other gentry so notorious in American politice. Under this system not only do tho eleftnra ebrose bow manv each of Liberal and Labour anallbe returned bu | if fonr Liberals are lo bo elected they teleet which four ont of perhaps nino or ten aspirants. Unde...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 17 June 1911
NOTICE. EDWIN I. W. BEST Land Estate & Gen- eral Commission Agent. LABOUR BUREAU. & REGIS- TRY' OFFICE. Agency of the Royal Insur- ance Coy (Fire, Accidenl, Employ- ers Liability and etc. Commission work rf all kinds undertaken; propel ties bou- ght and sold; rents collected; income tax, and other forms prepared. Business a-xounts, balance sheets and all kinds of schedules drawn, up Charges moderate. Settlements prompt.
Confirmed by the Morning Light. [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 17 June 1911
Confirmed by the Morning Light. Magistrate, to prisoner: Dill yon really rall this gentleman an old foo] last night? Prisoner, trying to collect lils thoughts: Tho longer I look at him the more lt seems to me likely that I dill! Marni: Do you know, after I hail done- all I could to encourage him lie wouldn't kiss me. Kthol: Well, he kissed me. Maud: How did you manage it? Ethel: 1 did all I could to discour- age him.
AT THE END OF THE RAINBOW. Familiarity. [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 17 June 1911
AT THE END OF THE RAINBOW. Familiarity. By ,V.,M. "Well, cap., what can I do for you?" asked the new clerk with one of those danee-and-sing smiles which exasper- ate se It-respecting men, .'You can t do anything for me," said the village patriarch, wearily, "unless you try to engrave upon the tablets ot your memory the fact that I am not a cap, nur a nat, nor yet a sun-bonnet. lt 1 have any iniluenco with the pro- prietor ot tins place lie will snort!} take you Into the cellar and chicle you with a broom-handle. A youth ot your iresh appearance should not be- come too familiar with the good and the great, at least until you have been properly introduced. I might permit a trieuu of Ufty years' stanuing io cali me cuptuln, or colonel, but 1 would draw the line at any frivolous abbre- viations, and when such things come noni the lips of babes and sucklings 1 feel that our civilisation is a failure. ".I remember reading in some news- paper or magazine a story about an elderly gentleman ...
WRETCHED WRITERS. [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 17 June 1911
WRETCHED WRITERS. The fact that the late Lord Wol verhanipton was very keen on pro- moting good handwriting has often been remarked npon; but lt may not be known that he used to recite ono of the best arguments in favor of his Ideal. When the Reform Dill was be- ing discussed In the House of Lords In ISlïT, the Clerk of the House one day announced that an amendment had been handed In, but the writing was so illegible that ho was quite unable to say what it was about or who was the author. The latter, it then transpired, was T.ord Lyttelton -anil his proposal was to disfranchise all persons who could not write! This ls somewhat similar to a story of the Dulte ot Wellington, whoso hatred of bad writing was hardly In- ferior to his own calligraphy. He once wrote In a perfect fury censur- ing im officer who had submitted an Illegible report-and after the lapse of a week a reply was sent saying that all the officers In the garrison had endeavored to peruse the Indict- ment, but could not...