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Snake Valley News. [Newspaper Article] — Grenville Standard — 30 January 1915
■ a A cottage ocoupied by Mr J. Gar diner, was burnt to the ground at four o'clock on Saturday morning. Mrs Gar diner, while getting a drink for the baby, had a candle in her hand, when it accidentally caught the curtains. She had to rush back through the fire and rescue the baby. The house and con tents were destroyed.
Scarsdale News. [Newspaper Article] — Grenville Standard — 30 January 1915
... . _ —« — la order to raisefands for the Metho dist Chnrch Choir lately established at Scarsdale, under the leadership of Mrs Hamley, a concert was given in the Town Hall on Saturday evening. There was a good attendance. The Rev. R. L. Reed presided. The programme was one of the best presented there for some time, each item being well received. A special word of praise is due to Mr and Mrs W. J. Hamley for their fine ren dering of the solos and duets allotted to them, to Misses R. Powell and V. Wil laton in their respective solos, and the Caraow Bros.—Leslie (piano), Stanley (violin), and "Victor (cornet)—who gave several excellent trio3, all of these items being heartily applauded, and recalls de manded. Mr Stan. Curnow was an ef ficient accompanist. At the close the chairman, in moving a comprehensive vote of thanks to those who had assisted in making the entertainment a success, referred to the efforts of Mrs Hamley in arranging the programme and other matters. He also desired...
DISTINCTIVE HAIRDRESSING. [Newspaper Article] — Grenville Standard — 30 January 1915
DISTINCTIVE HAIRDRESSING. The women of Japan wear their hair in a manner to indicate whether they are maidens, wives, or widows. The hair of young girls is arranged in front in the form of a fan or the wings of a butterfly, and it is adorned with silver or colored ornaments. Wives usually have the hair so dress ed that there is a sort of wing at each side, with a corresponding wing: at the back. Widows who are look ing for second husbands fasten the hair at the back of the head by means of tortoise-shell pins, and widows who are resolved to remain fo1* ever faith ful to their departed spouses cut the hair short and wear no ornament in it.
Sporting Notes. By HOTSPUR. [Newspaper Article] — Grenville Standard — 30 January 1915
© By HOTSPUR. Weights for the Newmarket Handi cap and Australian Cup were issued on Monday last. In the Newmarket, Gi gandra has top weight with 9.13., and Jolly Beggar and Sylvander are next at 9.7. Horses that appear to be favor ably handicapped are Land of Song, 9.0; Willow Q-reen, 8.13 ; Tofua, 7.13 ; Fi delio, 7.6 ; and Miss Meadows, 6.12. In the Australian Cup, De Gama, 9.5., holds top position, with the highly priced imported horse, Land of Song, next at 9.3. For the two and a quarter miles these imposts are not favorable in comparison to St. Spasa, 8.5., and St. Carwyne, 8.3., as particular instances iu a long list of good horses.
FOREBODINGS. [Newspaper Article] — Grenville Standard — 30 January 1915
FOREBODINGS. .When Woman's Rights have come to stay, Oh, who will rock the cradle? When wives are at the polls all day. Oh, who will rock the cradle? When Dr. Mamma's making pills, When Merchant Mamma's seeing bills, Of course 'twill cure all ■woman's iils; But who will rock the cradle? When mamma to the court has hied, Oh, who 'will rock the cradle? She has a case that must he U'ied, But who will rock the cradle? When Captain Mamma walks her decks, When Banker Mamma's cashing cheques, When all our girls have lost their sex, Must papa rock the cradle?
SLINSKI'S ROMANCE. I. [Newspaper Article] — Grenville Standard — 30 January 1915
*3 SLINSKFS ROMANCE. i: Ivan Slinski, bandmaster oE the Bigbeach Band, stood before the town clerk of Bigbeach in his solidly furnished, well-lighted room at the town hajl. His spare, erect figure was one of the familiar sights at this growing seaside resort, for twice a day throughout the season he con ducted his band either on the pier or at the cliffs' bandstand. "You wish to see me?" inquired the Pole, who spoke Excellent English. "Yes; pray sit down, monsieur." The town clerk leaned back and put his finger tips together. "At the meeting of the council that is to be held to-day, Monsieur Slinslti, a matter is to be debated' which, I i'ear, may affect you very materially. I thought you would prefer to hear of it from me rather than read of it in the papers." Slinski bowed. He had always found the town clerk to be a cultured and considerate gentleman. "As you know, the town is growing rapidly, and visitors during the sea son are becoming more numerous every year. In fact, properly...
CHAPTER II. [Newspaper Article] — Grenville Standard — 30 January 1915
CHAPTER II. Margaret was chatting with her sister Dolly when her mother's maid brought Lady Alicia's message to her. "All right," she said. "I'll come. I wonder what mother wants," she add ed, but only carelessly. Dolly looked very Avise. "Oh! I expect she wants to see that you are looking your best. This is a J very important occasion, you know, Meg. Now that I am settled, mother can give all her attention to your future." Meg colored sharply. "My future!" she said. "I hate the idea of anybody arranging my fu- | ture! Besides, I don't want a future just yet; I'm awfully happy as I am." i "I do believe you are!" said her sister. "Such little things please you, Meg. I'm much more like mother j than you are. 1 want such a lot." j "And you're going to get all you want," said Margaret. "Doesn't It all ' seem like a dream to you, Dolly? Can you really let yourself grasp the fact that you are going to be married very, very soon?" "I'm getting used to it," said Doro thea Torrington. She wa...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Grenville Standard — 30 January 1915
WELL-KNOWN VICTORIAN NURSES TESTIFY TO ITS TONIC Letter received from Nurte Catherine Korting, 176 Davis-street, North Brunswick, 29/3/12, in which she claims Ciementt Tonic restored her daughter to health. Read each word : GE-si&mprm Tome EkT®.p "I am writing of the great good Clements Tonic did my daughter. Early in January last year, she was operated opon is hospital for appendicitis. She was eight wedh there, and came home very weak and ran down. 1 purchased several bottles of Dements Tonic to give her a coarse. IT soon strengthened her nerves, and she wao as well as ! could wish her before long. It is fourteen years ago that I first used Clements Tonic, and in my profession as a aarse 1 have recommended that medicine times out of number. 1 have seen people re stored to health and strength, and BLESS THE DAY THEY HEARD OF CLEMENTS TONIC. That medicine has never failed to do good when given to any of my patients, or, indeed, anyone who has sough! my advice. Use this as yo...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Grenville Standard — 30 January 1915
BEREAVEMENT CARD. Ei and Mrs J. M. C. Bennett and 1YA Mr O. G-. Ball and Family desire to express .their heartfelt Thanks to all the, kind friends and relatives for all visits, letters, cards, telegrams, and mes sages received by them on their sndden sacl bereavement; also to specially thank the bearers, his cousins, and Fred White, who carried our darling to his last resting place; also the Rev. R. L. Reed for his visits of kindly sympathy.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Grenville Standard — 30 January 1915
12 Months ^Guarantee, 12/6 each. Sefe Indian Agent for tliis District, 123 Sturt St., Ballarat Tel. 505. Opp. Post Office. Commonwealth JwL JSanh of Bustralta HEAD OFFICE 4f||§plP? SYDNEY 'Shis Bank -is open for all classes of GENERAL BANKING BUSINESS POST OFFICE BUILD3NGS, Start & Lydiard Sts., BALLARAT Also at Melbourne, Sydney, Newcastle, Broken Hill, Dubbo, Canberra, Ade laide, Perth, Mobart, Brisbane, Rockhampton, Tovwnavillo and London( Cable remittances made to, and drafts drawn on foreign places direct. Foreign bills negotiated and collected. Letters of credit issued to any pars of the world. Bills negotiated or forwarded for collection. Banking and Exchange Business of every description translated witbin the Common wealth, United Kingdom and abroad. Current accounts opened. Interest paid on fixed deposits. Advances made against approved securities. SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT Branch Office: BALLARAT. Victorian Central Office; 317 COLLINS STREET, MELBOURNE. Branches in t...
Wheat and the War. AUSTRALIA'S OPPORTUNITY. [Newspaper Article] — Grenville Standard — 30 January 1915
AUSTRALIA'S OPPORTUNITY. • Under the above heading "Mr A. E. F. Richardson, Victoria's agricultural superintendent, contributed an exceed ingly interesting article to the Decem ber number of the " Journal of Agri culture." The writer proves, in a very convinc ing manner, that the war, if prolonged, must inevitably lead to a material and an unsatisfied demand in Europe for all kinds of imported food stuffs, and most particularly for wheat. If the wheat exporting countries of the world—the United States, Canada, Argentina, Australia and India—can rise to the occasion by cultivating greatly increased acreages, the shortage may possibly be made up. If, as is very probable, these countries fail to completely supply the shortage, prices must rise to a level highly profitable to the primary pro ducer in these exporting countries. Nor will prices drop immediately after the declaration of peace ; for experience of previous European wars tends to show that years elapse before normal agricultu...
THE Grenville Standard. PUBLISHED EVERY SATURDAY. Printed and published by HUBERT ALFRED ADAMS Sole Proprietor, at the office of the "Grenville Standard" newspaper, Clyde street, Linton, in the State of Victoria. Registered at the General Post Office, Melbourne, for transmission as a newspaper. SATURDAY, JAN. 30, 1915. [Newspaper Article] — Grenville Standard — 30 January 1915
THE •mtfrille Stankrh published eveby saturday Printed and published by Hubert Alfred Adams Sole Proprietor, at the office of the "G-renville Standard" newspaper, Olyda street, Linton, in the State of Victoria. Registered at the General Post Office, Melbourne, for transmission as a newspaper. SATURDAY, JAN. 80, 1915. A man named A. Hogan, employed on the railway construction works, Linton, was locked up last Saturday night for using bad language. He was brought before Or Kennedy, J.P., on Monday morning, and fined £1. On Thursday another foul-mouthed individual named Jack Baker was also fined £1, and one Jack Frost, a common drunk, was con strained to contribute 2s 6d to the revenue. Master John E. Thomas, of State school No. 376, Happy Valley, has been successful in gaining the highest number of marks for a scholarship in a State Elementary school with an aver age attendance of under 150. Master Thomas gained 748 out of 1000 marks, and is to be congratulated upon bis achievement. A...
THE HOUSEHOLD. SELECTED RECIPES. [Newspaper Article] — Grenville Standard — 30 January 1915
t THE HOUSEHOLD. SELECTED RECIPES. Vegetable Soup.—This soup may -be made with water or with stock made from boiling a broth bone and a small ham , bone in plenty of water. Two quarts of liquid are needed for this recipe. Put one ounce of dripping in a deep saucepan, and, when it is hot, add one carrot, one onion, one pota to, a few stalks of celery, all cut small, and a teacupful of. turnip cut small also. Sprinkle in a teaspoon ful of sugar, and let all slightly brown. Now add two quarts of stock or water and one pound of rice, let all simmer for two hours, and press through a wire sieve or a col ander. Return to the saucepan, with a seasoning of salt and pepper, and serve Avith toasted bread. Baked Sheep's Hearts.—For a fam ily dinner take two or three sheep's hearts. After well cleaning the hearts, fill them with a forcemeat composed of fine crumbs, a little lean minced bacon, a teaspoonful or two of minced onion, salt and pepper to season and, if convenient, a beaten egg. Faste...
SUNSET AND DAWN CHAPTER I. [Newspaper Article] — Grenville Standard — 30 January 1915
SUNSET AND DAWN By EFFIE ADELAIDE ROWLANDS. (Published by arrangement with Ward, Lock & Co. Ltd., Lon. & Melb.) All Rights Reserved^ CHAPTER I. Margaret Torrington was sitting at the writing table in her charming and very own particular sitting-room when her maid came in. "Here are your flowers, miss,'' she said; and I thought you'd like to know thai Sir John has just come in." "Oil!" .Miss Torrington threw down her pen, slipped the letter, which she was writing, into the sheets of her blotting-pad, and started to her feet. "Oh! Spence, how lovely they are!' She stooped to bury her face in the bowl of roses which the maid car ried. "Don't they seem to bring the dear old Cloisters actually before one's eyes?" "Yes, miss; we do have roses in the country, though I must say they ; make a fine show here in the shops." "Not the same thing, Spence, not a bit the same thing," said Miss Tor rington. "Just look if I have some stamps. I must finish my letters be fore I dress, a...
III [Newspaper Article] — Grenville Standard — 30 January 1915
III. The reward of Richard's unique powers and perseverance in his own particular line had by this time amounted to a sum on which he could reasonably allow himself a well-earn ed holiday, and circumstances, as well as inclination, counselled him to take a respite. Lately he had nearly over reached himself. In negotiating some securities he had allowed a slight clue to his identity to become known, and there was no knowing how soon tht clue might not prove his undoing. Only one little matter remained on his mind which he wished to dispose of before giving himself up to a life of luxurious idleness. The knowledge that it was Marian's home he had "cracked" that night in the suburbs, some months ago, had made him very uncomfortable; but what had caused him most mental un easiness had been, not so much the appropi'iation of some of her property, as the discovery among the haul of some little mementoes of their early wedded life. One of these was his wedding gift to her—a quaint pearl an...
Federal Elections. PARTICULARS OF THE VOTING. BALLARAT HOLDS HIGHEST PERCENTAGE. [Newspaper Article] — Grenville Standard — 30 January 1915
PARTICULARS OF THE VOTING. BALLABAT HOLDS HIGHEST PER CENTAGE. The Chief Federal Electoral Officer has issued the detailed particulars of the voting at the Commonwealth general election, held in September last. From these it is apparent that the voting in proportion to the number of names on the rolls was exceedingly heavy, although it must be remembered that a special effort was made to secure clean rolls. The-voting in Victoria daring the vari ous Federal elections that have been held had shown a progressive increase, as the following figures indicate:—1908, 5L18 ; 1906, 56.72; 1910, 66.58 ; 11913, 75.49 ; 1914, 79.15. The heavi est percentage of voting of any of the i States last year was at South Australia, I where the figures at the various elections have been as follow :—1904, 82.65 ; 1906, 36.51 ; 1910, 53,22; 1913, 80. 110 ; 1914, 80.14. j The highest percentage of voters in j any Victorian constituency was at Bal larat, where 87.31 of those whose names appeared on the roll ...
From the Land of the Pyramids. A LINTON BOY WRITES HOME. [Newspaper Article] — Grenville Standard — 30 January 1915
ft—■———8——M from the Land of the Pyramids. A LINTON BOY WRITES HOME. Mr Stan. Wise, who is with the Australian Forces at Meaa Camp, in Egypt, has written several letters to his people at Linton, describing his sojourn in that ancient and interesting country. We have been permitted to make the following extracts:— 4' I suppose long before you get this you will have heard that we are in Egypt, so I am not to spend Christmas in cold and snow after all. We are camped right beside the Pyramids. The nearest one is about half a mile from the camp, and the Sphinx is about two miles away, They talk of the sands of the desert never growing cold, but I spent two nights oat in the open, and I nearly froze ; bnt it is warm enough in the daytime. This is Sunday evening and the first spell I have had. We have been working night and day since we landed in Alexandra on Tuesday. Tuesday night I worked all night till 2 a.m., and we had reveille at 4 a.m. We were unloading the boat. We had niggers to d...
A Beauty. [Newspaper Article] — Grenville Standard — 30 January 1915
A Beauty. The draper's assistant was showing the lady some parasols. The assistant had a good command of language, and knew how to expatiate on , the good qualities, and show the best points of the goods. As lie picked up a parasol from a lot on the counter and opened it, he struck an attitude of admiration, and holding it up to the best light that could be had, said: "Now, there, isn't it lovely. Look at that silk. Particularly observe the quality, the anish, the general effect. Feel it. Pass your hand over it. No nonsense about that parasol, is there?" he said, as he handed it over to the lady. "Isn't ;t a beauty?" "Yes," said the lady; "that's any old one. I just kid it down there." IThe presentation of ideals and heroes from otjier ages is perhaps the most important among the educative functions of history. Another educa tive function of history is to enable the reader to comprehend the histori cal aspect of literature proper. A gifted, gentle, patient, valiant human soul, which...
SHOALS OF LOVE-LETTERS. [Newspaper Article] — Grenville Standard — 30 January 1915
SHOALS OF LOVE-LETTERS, In recent action for breach of pro mise of marriage it was stated in court that the defendant had written love-letters of amazing length to the plaintiff. One of these effusions had contained 110 fewer than 140 pages, and the lady who received it had to pay 1/3 excess postage on it. This is by no means a record in lengthy love letters, for during a case tried in America a few years ago a love-letter was produced in court that complete ly filled a large manuscript book con taining 300 pages. Probably the record number of love letters ever received by one woman from the same man was 3000. She was a Swiss girl, and her fiance wrote to her so often that his letters filled a large travelling trunk. Among the papers of a bachelor who died in Australia not long since 'were found 2300 love-letters, which had been written to him by six differ ent girls. The letters were contained in an elegant ivory casket, and were tied with jevelled chains in bundles of fifty. Durin...