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BEST DRESSED ROYAL LADY. [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 15 May 1914
:BEST DRESSED ROYAL LADY. Aun enterpising Belgian journal has pla(e inquiries as to the amount ex ponded: annmiually by Royal ladies on their toilottes, and. has found the fol lgiing facts, saiys the '"ELvcning Stan dard". ,Queen Victoria of Spain. :6isilytitkes the first place i'.s the best .d?essed lRoyal:.lady'. - She obtaiis all liei dresses froi Pariis, iffd has to piay over.,toithe gre'tfirins of .the I?ue de l.-Paix .P ' sui 0of .1 Jess 'than C8000 ai :.. Phi, Ge-mcinan, ETipress 'has ill 'her? ;diestes ni'ade dii :.Berlin; at a csit iot ? i1.fr below-1 £4000 An equal suini is :.expenided. byIthe OCzarina, whol ,iesses .ii- priiateo very simply; and iilk- goes i "i foi': expensive robes on State a ,L'fndstwial occdsions, owhiich, hliowever, aire not' freqjuen lin view of id :tnied lif' o: thie :Russian In peil fiily ?- The -samine suml repiro siuts the cost o.f dresses to theo :wife oc 4o?iiinc" E Queen Elens of. It?ly; spinds .on? :about £3200 -a.' year, wliilo tlidrefs ":bi...
SUSPICIONS CONFIRMED. [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 15 May 1914
SUSPICTONS CONFIIMED.. Silence iln th_ kitclen was always to he regarded with mistrust-when little Laura was there. Her mother had learned this from long experience. And Laura was in tin, kitchen now-omin ously silent. Hence the voice from the adjoining .paltry: "What are you doing, dearie?" "Nuffin, mother," answered Laura. "But you must be doing some thing." "No. I isn't." "Are you sure?" asked the mother, still busy with her cups and saucers. "Well, I isn't doing much." A moment's pause. "I'm only dwiving hairpins into the soap with yotlr uew silver milk-jug,"
IMPROVING GRASS LAND. BRITISH METHODS. USE OF NITROGEN. [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 15 May 1914
IMPROVING GRASS LAND. BRITISH METHODS. USE OF NITROGEN. "When considering the best method of improving any partciular piece of grass (states a British expert) it is most important to reinmnaber the na ture of the soil and the length of time that the field has been laid down. The soil of an old lpastu'e is nearly always rich in nitrogen, more particularly it the land is inclined to be sthiff, though a good deal of this nitrogen may lint he in a readily available condition. In such (cases, it would generally be a waste to apply a manure containing naitrogen, but as narhly all old pastures tend to become deficient in phosplhates, and sometimes also in lime. a manure supplying these substances is almost sure to give a good return. It is for this reason that basic slug has been found so effective upont old pastures; it supplies a considerablo quantity of phospuato and at the same time a small percentago ot froee lime "A really black soil inc lined to grow sorrel and a considerable quanti...
A DOG STORY. [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 15 May 1914
A-`DOG STORY. "You sobe,"l ho said, "I bought the dlog and trained him myself. I got him so that he'd bark whenover a per son stepped inside the gate. Then my wife wanted mo to train him. to carry bundles, and I did. If I put a parcel in his mouth the d(log would keep it there until some one tookl it away: Ono night I woke up and heard some one in the next room. Jumiiping out of bed I seized the poker and peeped through the open door. 'hleroe they were-Ithree burglars .and the dog." "Didn't hio bark?" "Of course not, lie was too buisy.' " "Busy I What doing?" "O'rrying a lantern for the Tu ig lars." Mr. Ca unn, the Chief Secretary i New South Wales, has 'niodilied the stateiient made by the inanager. of the Stateo bakery, as to the part that bak ery would pliy in the event of a strike.
OVERWHELMED BY THE SEA. [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 15 May 1914
OVERWHELMED BY THE SEA A strangely romantie interest?s?tlt:i dies to ceroltai n records of the old towne of Dunwich, which have been uexttiinucd for the first time and l sniiniarised :in the sevelnth voidile of.t the listoricil NMluuseripts Cononiissiin-'s oliepoit 6r Maniscripts in. VT rious Collections; published, rentdiyl:-:.. Dunwilch has g:grinually perished ble fore the isnirsions .ofithe Northi SSea till. to-day . onily: one ruind ehichuih ofi the seven which it'once possessed remains. But its old.iegistois, hbegimnning in 1595, haw e beooe preserved in. a ' niLsslv, curioiusly painted"i'on chest, of -whiih the ponderous lid, when let do?i,; auto imatically closes .thel foir bolts of a lock, of which lle ikey.y cti: ouly be turned :with the help of0a iron ibar.'' The chest .is tiaiditiofially belie?ed to have been wiash ed up on. Duwich beach froni some wrecked :yessel, and is now kept in the v illage reaoding-room: In '-1596 foiirr fishoimnen were shiarply fined £oi going to...
JUSTICE IN JAPAN. [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 15 May 1914
JUSTICE IN JAPAN. Truly, a wonderful country is the Kingdom of tihe Mikado, and so ancient is its history that Japanese sovereigns are known to have ruiled and flourishedl several hundred years; before tho' birth of Christ. It isa iesinakable tact? that throughoiut countless 'ages; :from time immremoiial unlitil iiow, there has been but one ruling ,d nasty iin Japan.. .The Emperor of to day belonigs to the sname royal fariily as did- hisiredecessors who lived B.C. The Japanese arrangemients for trying a prisolner are .very:different from ours. With us: the jildge is a juldge, and an impartial one ini Japlaind the occupant of. the seat of justice combines, as lie does ins Fraince, the 'fitlnctions "t judge and piosecutiig- counsol.. He cross exam ines :severoly,-:an d tfrom; the pris eonci extracts the smiirutest details con eerning his airteeddents. Not that the past hIistory of the caiptivei i?f he is a no'er do=wvell; is uukilonn. Far :-fron it. In Japanr there is a woirdeirfil ls...
THE EMPTY CRADLE. [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 15 May 1914
THE EMPTY CRADLE. Babies are Australia's best Immi grants. In many homes baby'does not appear, greatly to the disappointment and sorrow of husband and wife. A book on this matter contains valuable in formation and advice. Copy free, 2d sent for postage. Address : Department A.K.K. "Natura" Health Co. (Mrs Clif ford, Supt.), 49 Elizabeth street, Mel bourne. "TURKISH ROSE " is the most perfect skin food ever offered to the Australian public. It tones up and feeds the tissues and nerves of the face in the most natural way and positively does not produce hair, One jar will transform the worst skin, giving a flue complexion and a beautiful soft skin. "Turkish Rose" has an established Con tinental reputation. In Jars, 2s 6d, pos tage 4d extra. "NATURA" HEALTH CU., Melbourne. By the. s.s. Indrapura, which is expected to reach Melbourne on 27th May, another party of goo lads available for work on farms will arrive from Great Britainand farmers desirous of obtaining their services are reques...
LATEST TELEGRAMS DEPARTURE OF GOVERNOR GENERAL. SPEECH BY LORD DENMAN. MELBOURNE, Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 15 May 1914
LATEST TELEGRAMS DEPARTURE OF GOVERNOR GENERAL. SPEECH BY LORD DENMAN. MELBOURNE, Thursday. The Governor-General was en tertained at a farewell'luncheon at the Federal Parliament House. Mr Joseph Cook proposed the health of Lord Denman, and was supported by Mr Fisher and Mr Holman. Lord Denman, responding, said that in his early political career, when speaking in the Midlands, he said, " Mr Chairman, I"will now ask myself a question," and some one in the audience interjected, "and ' a d-n silly answer you will get." Since then he had a rooted dislike to public speaking. He doubted if there were five million people in ?any other part of the world who-- were living under such advantageous con dition's aslhe people of Australia. He could be tifusted to do all that was possible to promote a better understanding as to Aus tralia's aspirations. Lord and. Lady Denman left by the -Adelaide express.
A PLAIN ROAD TO FORTUNE. HOW SOME SECURED SUCCESS. "BECOME A PATENTEE." [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 15 May 1914
A PLAIN ROAD TO FORTUNE. 0bfw, SOME SECURED SUCOESS. "BECOME A PATENTEE." 1 Culti'vate and.iperfect your ideas as: to -;ipri ovements and, inverntions. Experimiient The wovrld is eager for soimething he.w, which; however sim ple: it iay 1e, will siive labor, or ex pense, r doth'nus better Let it be mere colnveieiit; 0or :promote pleasure osr safety o. do alp ay with faults, or reduce waste . I'The person who gets public opinion of, such an invention is on the ,road Ito.w:weal'th. He will cease to be" . servanit; he becomes a proprietor:.: P'eoIiple wh6 haidle things in every day; use are the niatural inventors of better things> and the natural capitan ists of to-morrow. 2. Sudy the subject of patenting. Read-the splendid advice tnhat Edison gives. Learn the procedure as to pa senting in the chief countries,-then secure your own legal monopoly for your rights by becomig a patenteeo 3. If that workman or foreman, or your ingenious friend has produced clever invention, put him on th...
RAILWAY TIME TABLE TRAINS DEPART FOR MELBOURNE DAILY: [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 15 May 1914
RAILWAY TIME TABLE TRAINS DEPART FOR MEL BOURNE DAILY: Sale, 7.40 a.m. Arrive at Flinders street 1.30 p.m. Bairnsdale, 2.15 p.m. Sale, 4.33 p.m. Arrive at Flinders street at 10.25 p.m. MONDAYS: Bairnsdale (via Maffra), 5.40 a.m. Arrive at Flinders-street 1.30 p.m. THURSDAYS and SATURDAYS: Bairnsdale, 5.40 a.m. Arrive at Flinders street 1.30 p.m. TRAINS LEAVE MVELBOURNE DAILY: Flinders street 7.52 a.m. Arrive at Sale 1.26 p.m., Bairnedale 3.25 p.m. Flinders street 4.30 p.m. Arrive at Sale 10.20 p.m. MONDAYS, WEDNESDAYS, FRIDAYS and SATURDAYS: Flinhders street, 4.30 p.m. Arrive Bairnsdale 12.25 a.m.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 15 May 1914
l arvestillng lachinery MOWING MACHINES, REAPERS AND BINDERS t.e We can now supply with our Mowing Machines a Scrub-cutting Cutter Bar; also a Weeder Attachment by which the Cutter Bar can be raised from 5in. to 10in. above usual position, thus enabling weeds, bracken, etc., to be cut without damaging grass crop. HAY RAKES, HAY TEDDERS. The best quality goods only. A large stock of duplicates kept. H. JAMES & CO. Maize Products Ppty., Ltd. Works : Footscray. CASH buyers of MAIZE on contract system at a flat rate. Contrace form to be seen at the office of Mr R. J. Mosley, solicitor, Orbost. WE ARE NOW OPENING A LARGE AND SPECIALLY SELECTED STOCK OF Drapery, Millinery, Manchester, Haberdashery, Mercery and Wearing Adpparel Of Every Description for Autumn and Winter. DON'T MISS THE OPPORTUNITY OF PURCHASING THE LATEST. . A Large Consignment of the Latest Styles in Foot " wear has just arrived, and is now opening. A NEW LOT OF WALLPAPERS TO HAND IN VERY PRETTY DESIGNS. Don't lea...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 15 May 1914
``DO ''OUT KNOW THIS P" Our representative, Mr Bock, will visit your district, and bring with him Samples of all that is Newest and Best in MEN'S and BOYS' CLOTHING and LADIES' TAILOR-MADE COSTUMES. He will be pleased to pay you a visit in your own home if you will drop him a line, C.o. HARRIS' CLUB HOTEL, ORBOST. LINCOLN, STUART & CO., PTY., LTD., FLINDERS ST., MELBOURNE. "The House for High Value." HUGH WILLIAZMS BEGS to announce that he h.s taken over - ..the Undertaking Business form'rly carried on by Mr James Pleydell an+ is prrpaied to conduct Funerals in any part of the district at reasonable rates. All conveniences supplied on application. Inquiries may be made at Messrs Drever maan and Co.'s, Ironmongers. T. J. McCOY, Undertaker, Wolseley Street, Orbost. Funerals Conducted in all parts of the district- - Plain, Trimmed and Polished Coffins. FIRST-CLASS HEABSE AND PLUMED Charges Moderate. T J. McCOY, who has 38 years' experi. eonce, knows what you require. G. H. VICK...
WOMEN'S INTERESTS. [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 15 May 1914
WOMEN'S INTERESTS 13ly "Ambro.sine.") 'Urecon will be worn, but as dark as the hir tree, while briown is go:ing to be quite a fluirl lolu see it now in the very dark shabde of .tt edo negro, that brown that is almost blaick, and with ii' touches of ykuow i le surol to occur. 'ihe two colours have a11. allinity. There will be all the browns fromn tote uo negro to bronze and dead leaf tints, You lintllO that w'ehll boii-n of a certiai shadte nothing looks better' thanu old pink, a dead tea rose coour, and suould a brown cestu?lre comenic your way I advise you to have one of the new brown Tagal hats, the ilat shape omado up over a high bandeau at te buick lad side, and tilled in with brown tuloe and quantities of pink roses. Do not g'et te colour too pale, you want tilhe old pink, but too much mixed with iwhite.. It is better to haveo the shad ing?towards yellow than white. Those ?a?e qite" gils' hats, the brim is tilted very igh, Andti from it hangs long ends of ribbon'm; tlih6 very h...
UNFAIR DISTRIBUTION. [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 15 May 1914
UNFAIR DISTRII3UTION. Two dear old ladies were discussing husbands. Said the first: "I have been married three times. Each of my husbands is dead, though. They were all cremated." Her friend was a dear old maiden, lady. She listened attentively to her friend, and when she had concluded the sad story of her life she said: "HITow wonderful are the ways of Providence. Here I've lived all these years and have never been able to get one husband, and you've had husbands to burn,"
MELBOURNE LETTER [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 15 May 1914
MELBOURNE LETTER (From our Special Currespondent.) The cost of living looms large in the eyes of every citizc, ;iand lor those who have to look carclulily to tih outlay of each stlilling, it is lbecoInlig every week a Ilior .tlserinlls ilatter.. Increases are takin llIi' al!.e t ih every, dtiroLitio . . Th rl'(> w> :, s.'>m thiAg ap proachln n a pa. iic: at tli pI'ospeot upeiitd uip '.-icenty hy .1ho "revised" list of pricc:- tor grocerics. It was represeilltnd liatl tllis lwa;s agrevd to by the a suciatiin anl, tlieretCre, there would be no option but to pay tlern or go without Ilanyi of the things that are regarded as .the necessaries of life. llapp!ly, however, there las been a breakdo\wn in tlh combiilltion respon sible ior the issue of this "revised" list, andi just now tile ipoition is not so alarming as it looked at the Olit set. Still, there is the growing ten dency amlolng retailers to get together for lihe puiipose ot putltng up pricei, and tlhe co!'se'iluetll eve...
"HE DIDN'T GIVE THE WORM A CHANCE. [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 15 May 1914
"HE l)il)N'T (GIVE 'i.,THE WOl\M A CHANCE. "I reckon,"'' said the list farmer, "'that I get up 'arlier thanou anybody in' this nieighboihood. 1. am always uip before 3 o'clook in the inorning."'' 'The second man said he was always? up before that, and had part of his work done. The first farmer thought he was a liar, and decided to find out. A few mornings later lie got up at 2 o'clock and went to the neighbour's house. He rapped on the back door, and the woman of the house opened it. "Whero is your husliband?" asked the farmer, expecting to find his neighbour in bed. "He was around here early in the nmorning," answered his wife, "butl I don't .know .wher~e he is now."