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Ballan's Sick List. [Newspaper Article] — Gordon, Egerton and Ballan Advertiser — 9 January 1914
Ballaft'd Sick List. Mr D. Hahtnhan, Ibe popular H cpnine of Hanr'ahan'a hoto), wtta on Wednesday^ removed Ito Mslbourne, and underwent An opdlalitiU.-' Hi» friendi nil! be plenled'to know that ha oaiile thrfiugli «oeo«KAfally; and il doing «s well an can bo expeoted'. Mi* Qcorpfl Finale 'i« mn king a good re corory fr&lt;im an attack (if appendioiti'i and Mr« R. Pi Marshall is getting on wall after an1 operation. Mr Jfat.iKen nedy, who wia ftilo' »tt' wi h * heart affeotinn, ia alio on the mand. On Tntaday Mr William Day waa operat •d on for an aboeaa on tbo back. Mt Denis Com07, Ben., has proOoeded 10 Malbournt to nndergo an oporation. Mr Chap. M'Lennan, a raaidcnt of Ballan for aome tima, diad at Bulla on Monday, aged 61,
CHAPTER III. [Newspaper Article] — Gordon, Egerton and Ballan Advertiser — 9 January 1914
CHAPTER III. Love, Hilary's daily letter, hla fly ing visits to London, and her own courage, helped Queenie through the next four months. She was still work ing at Voile and Co.'s. A bride needs a trousseau, and the home had still to be kept up, though the financial strain had iesseued; but in a way that troubled Queenie and kept her awake at night Instead of bringing peace of mind. Mr. Price bad taken a single-room ofllce iu the city, and was speculating in copper with some apparent suc cess. A man cannot speculate without some capital. It was the knowledge of the source of her father's borrow ed capital that helped to keep Queenie awake at night. Michael Thorne had lent him the mouey, but, as Mr. Price put it airily, on a purely business basis; Michael Thorne, who, since the night of Ills unsuccessful proposal to Queenie, seemed to have discarded ail human emotions and turned himself into a money-making machine; who had justified his boast, "Nothing can stop me!" He was the sensat...
CHAPTER II. [Newspaper Article] — Gordon, Egerton and Ballan Advertiser — 9 January 1914
CHAPTER II. Tho Prices occupied the half of a house, classically termed "raaiBon ette" in advertisements. They had a front door to themselves, and also a fiight of stairs with a sharp turn be fore the premises commencing on the first lloor were reached. It was late. When sales were on at Voile and Co., Queenle's hour of re turn was quite uncertain. She had a latchkey, and the gas was left burning in the hall passage for her. As Queenie stepped into the pass age, Michael Thome had reached the foot of the stairs, and she heard the retreating shuffle of her father's car pet slippers as he reached the landing above. Mr. Price wore a loud-checked suit, white spats, and a rakish howler hat at an angle by day; but at night— when he was at home—collapsed into a dressing-gown and carpet slippers. He rarely exhibited open signs of drunkenness, but he became very weary after ail excess of whisky. That was why, instead of seeing Michael Thome to the front door, he had "God blessed" him on the s...
The Heart of a Girl. (All Rights Reserved.) CHAPTER 1. [Newspaper Article] — Gordon, Egerton and Ballan Advertiser — 9 January 1914
- The Heart of a Girl. By HENRY FARMER, Author pf "The .Money-Lender," "12a Qiultry Street," "JJunUage," etc. (All Hlghts Reserved.) CHAPTER 1. Affairs, financial auairs in particu lar, we 10 at a aiuro man u&uauy low cud with the iTico laiu.iy, ana yueeuie AJrico was leeliug uauiy ue jiics&eu as she quitted one 01 tno uacu euirauces to Voile aud (Jo.'s drapery esiauiismneut ill Uxiord-streot. bne was not given to moping, but the strain 01 her home lite auil tno struggle to make boiu ends meet were uegiuuiug to ten, aud, also, ou this mgui sue was dead Lived, aud sul lenug liorn "snop" ueauaeue Voiie ana uo. had just oonciudeu inuir great winter baie. The strain. had been greatest on the last day; the crowu uewnuormg. Folk out lor bargaiuo at saie-time are uioiiued to forget tuai sliop-assistanis are composed ot neau aud wood. iMaiiy or Queeuic Trice's fellow bhop-girls, who lived in, envied her her uurnc hie, but they did not re alise wuat a depressing, dreary norne...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Gordon, Egerton and Ballan Advertiser — 9 January 1914
MmM. In rejeofinpr fho worthless and fre quently injuuona counterfoils which. nro HomolimcR putdiud Tor the onko of P'nnfrr pain ns "junl ns good" n* tho GENUINE SANDERS & SON'S PURE VOLATILE' EUCALIPTI EXTRACT. Be not dccoivml. San der's Extract is rccognised by tbo hi^hent medical authorities as poflfltiBB-' iiiK unique stimnluting, bcaliog, & an. . t»Boptio powers. The preparation of SANDER'S EXTRACT -from (ho ptire Bulcuted leuvtw, & the refinet/iont by special propeaHoi give it curntive virtuespatticuhirly its owtj; There fore do not. bo mi«h»H ! Demand & ■ inmst upon the GENUINE SANDER EXTRACT, nnd ynu will dot*ivo tho bem-fii that thonwiudB linyo deiivcd from it before. Wh(i*.i ill ynu should not depress yourm-lf mote by Ihe.eouinton, bulky at»d nnuneating euenlyptnH oils nnd so called "Extracts." Although - they .Are ndverlified Tor iiu'dhjiiinl pbiposes they nre fit for rnrehntiieiU" .,u>»e only, And tfonin of them hitvo proved&lt;...
CARING FOR THE CREAM. [Newspaper Article] — Gordon, Egerton and Ballan Advertiser — 9 January 1914
CARING FOR THE CREAM. That good butter cannot bo made from improperly kept cream is a truism " that has become almost wearisome in ;ts .reiteration. Yet one must keep barri ering away at it until producers thor oughly realise the necessity of taking the vety best care of their cream. As /'Hoard s Dairyman" points out, neglect .. to do this is one of ho chief causes of inferior butter. Butter from properly •• kopt and ripened cream has a more de sirable flavor, keeps sweet longer, and brings a higher prico in the market. Tlio first essential is to take proper care of the milk in the cowhouse and separating room. It must be kept " away from undesirable odors, otherwiso there' are taints in the butter. It is preferable to skim a fairly heavy cream, one testing'about 35 per cent. It ought to be- skimmed before the milk has cooled or set around for any length of time. One of the first essentials is to oool it as soon after separation as Possible. When it can be arranged a ustrablo method...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Gordon, Egerton and Ballan Advertiser — 9 January 1914
BMHSBSsscnraaaagjOT i WERTHEIM AUSTRALIAN HORIZONTAL GRAND PURCHASED BY THE CIH COUNCIL FOR THE MELBOURNE TOWN HALL (Uiy Hnytrtn'i Rmo) ■ I hare jeen nothing better by any maker.n W. G. Price Met Doc.. Oxoa EXTRACT FROM Wi)t JANUARY 14, 1913 The City Council, following a favourable p report from Dr. Price, city organist, unanimously j decided last evening to purchase a WERTHEIM ' Australian Horizontal Grand Piano for the L;uiy Mayoress's room. As far back as Oitober, 19!2, offers for the supply of such a piano were i considered, but the matter was deferred for 12 f months to enable this firm to submit a semi-grar.d [ instrument which it was then engaged in cor., fc structing. The WERTHEIM Australian L Piano has come up to expectations, and c Dr. Price reported that he had seen ! nothing better by any maker. — St t* .Tide and Catalogue and Booklet "Nctcd Opinion!" obtained *t Wertheim Central Showrooms, 294-296 Bonrke St., Melbourne At Any Hotel Ask For It. irn non alcoholic. IT STIM...
WOMEN STUDENTS IN GERMANY [Newspaper Article] — Gordon, Egerton and Ballan Advertiser — 9 January 1914
WOMEN STUDENTS IN GERMANY Although Germany is as yet no moro than'on tbo. way toward, a State recognition of tho increasing.^xteijt of ferainino competition in public vl(fe, tho number of women studenta;in German' universities steadily grows larger. Ac cording to tbo Modiziaische Wochom ecbrift of Munich, tbero wero in tbo 21 university towns during tho summer semester just ended, 3436 enrolled wo men students and 2037 not enrolled. Tho faoulty of medicine attracts most womont with 790 students as against 512 in 1910. Dentistry has fallen in tho same time from 38 to 20. Three ?uartora of tho women students como rom Prussia, and there are about 600 foreigners. Berlin heads tho list with 770 women, followed by Berno with S44» Munich 299, Freiburg 257. Boidelburg 238, Breelau 148, Loipsig 145, Jona 91, Strassburg 58. In tho last tbreo year* the percentage of women among the studonto has risan from 8.5 xttt cont. to 6 7 »)or oant
LITTLE BRAIN WAVES. [Newspaper Article] — Gordon, Egerton and Ballan Advertiser — 9 January 1914
LITTLE BRAIN WAVES. The bluntest remarks cut deepest. Friendship is never hand-made—it grows. Tears never yet wound up a clock or worked a steam-engine. Xc sermon is too long for the wo man with a new hat. I What a piece of wo:It is man. What a piece of fancy work is woman. Every man has his price, and many are willing to give themselves away. The very last thing a normal wo man wants from any man is—the truth. A cautious ma.i is like a hat-pin. His head prevents h!m from going too far. It is charming to fie always smiling, but such people as a rule live ia men tal hospitals. When a woman zr.eets a man half way he begins to think it is time for him to turn back. The men v/ho think that money can do anything will probably do any thing for money. A big fist can bruise an evv, but not for so long as a II*tie dimple can bruise a man's heart You may face financial ruin, death,! illness, even gaol with calmness, but : the tickle of a persistent fly—never. I } The sleep of the just may be ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Gordon, Egerton and Ballan Advertiser — 9 January 1914
^ l£f SOttNGNACHSNES A Ooad Sewing. Muohlne Paya for Itselfl Don't pay a (.-ii»v'prlc» for your raoclilntl WARD IIHOS. colldlrcct to you nt lhe loweaf poV cllilc lirfce--i-ny. frc'sht t®. your itaUba 'ftc4 nbwotuk-ly RuatQUlee their machine* for 25.ye*r«, You can't do lielter tluu tbat—nud you eaii't get abetter mucMtse for lore or moury. Writ* for Illustrated Caulog—I'ost free.' Macliinrfi of all make* repaired, Needled unJ 1'iuU supj»iicd for any Mochloa. 3G-3i? ERROL STREET, NORTH MELBOURNE. Printed and Published by the Pro prietor, P. F. SuU-ivan, at Egertou aud Gordon, Victoria.
WORKING LIKE A DOG. [Newspaper Article] — Gordon, Egerton and Ballan Advertiser — 9 January 1914
WORKING LIKE A DOG. You've beard people say that they | have "worked like a dog all day." An i exchange has figured that, if this' were literally true, the 24 hours i ■would be spent thus:—One hour dis cing out a rat, two hours knawing a bone, one hour waiting for a cat to come down from a tree, half an hour begging to get in the bouse, and the balance of the time sleeping on a mat in the cold doorway.
GRASSES FOR SHORT ROTATIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Gordon, Egerton and Ballan Advertiser — 9 January 1914
I GRASSES FOR SHORT ROTATIONS. f be timo for which land is to remain in grass ia freqncntly fixed for tho far mer by. hi? grass giving out a;tc,getlier And nothing but worthless grasses or weed9 remaining in tho ground. Under such circumstances tliero is no objeot. in leaving the field down for n stated timo, and tho sooner it is taken up and occupied by more profitablo vogetai tion tho better. Ii this upsets tbo rotation, the land might bo sown for tho year in rape, followed in February or March by Italian ryegrass, with cow. grass and white clovor, A good sow ing of that mizturo would be so far ad vanced beforo winter that it woulti have to bo fed down to provont lodg.ng and rotting, and it would provide ox* cellont food at that time tor a largo number of young cattle. It wouM grow all winter, and could afterward* bo uacd for carrying a limited number number of owes for a timo 'l'hey could bo takon off in timo to allow tuo Ita lian to provido grazing early in tlio following season...
HEART PALPITATION. [Newspaper Article] — Gordon, Egerton and Ballan Advertiser — 9 January 1914
HEART PALPITATION. It 1b rarely, if over, that palpitation la due to any disease or weakness of the heart. It 1b almost invariably the result of nervous or digeBtive trouble. The boat of the heart arises "within itself. Thero aro nerves in the Mus cles of the heart, ami they regulate its bating, although the speed or rate of the beating is not of their choosing. Il' tliey were not held in check they would Bet n rate about doublo that which Is actually maintained. The heart is supplied from thq brain with two pairs of regulating norves. One pair, the cardio-motor nerveB, act only to spur tip tl* e heart to quicker action. They are usually inactive, waiting the occasion for applying the spur. The other pair, the cardio-lnhlbitory nerves, are always in action. It haB been said that tlio heart runs in a pair of tightly-held reins, and the Bl-milo 1b true, for these nerves check tho speed. Fear, worry, disorder of the stomach or nervous system cause these cardio-inhibltory nerves to re l...
HOW INSECTS ACQUIRE CASTE. [Newspaper Article] — Gordon, Egerton and Ballan Advertiser — 9 January 1914
HOW INSECTS ACQUIRE CASTE. ■ The varioua easfes ot .social inaoota haVo different appearances, but it Has . been supposed' that they are alike on leaving the egg and develop thoir pocu 'liar characteristics artificially through differencepin. feoding or the action of . parasites. Seeking to loara wbon the different .forms of termites, or white ants, begin, Professor Bugniou, of Paris, t'opeljijos that. this, theory is wrong. Among the several castes of this inaccl, the soldiora are vyinglcsa'and have vory ttroug manditilca, and tho tvorkors, which; build anil bring food, havo a distinct fornix but neithor reproduce. . The Caste kupwn as reproducers, on tho . other band, with a special devolopmont, appear to perform no part oxcopt per petuating the species. The investiga tion made with a number of species shows that the neculiarity of torm ex ists in nowly-liatchod insects, and that, therefore, division into castes, liko that of tho ecxex,' takes, place befqro tho lavae ure bora. - O...
THE CALL OF WIRELESS. NEW STYLE OF ADVENTURES. [Newspaper Article] — Gordon, Egerton and Ballan Advertiser — 9 January 1914
the call of wireless, a NEW STYLB Qg ADVENTUBE8, Itho ca" o' Ike wireless haa boaa ftjworeil I'/ thousands of young Amori. mans. Tboy have becomo pounders of Rfco brass in merchantman and warship. Bind are bow riding tho high seas, talk fej; half round tho arth. And, as in ,Ko old days of the soiling ship, wkou iludacity wa^ a boost and skill a prido U-nstteri to bo related and rounded Jjut whi'rover mon of tho aovoa seas Kj0t in fellowship and quiot—a vori Itable tost of now Btories have onterod Cjhe world with thcao poundora of tho „ 'The world heart a few of thoso stories Remarkable for tho heroism of tho Kpejatw and tho appalling loss, as in tho $110 of Kccles of tho Ohio, or Binna If tho Itcpulilic, or Phillips of tho JjTiianic. ilut thoro aro other stories grjtmarkable in that thoro was iittjo or Jpjo Joss of life, roraarkablo in that tho Kquick wit and mechanical ingonuitv of WtM operator met an unexpected crisis, g Two young fellows were eont out in gfi rowboat from a land s...
DRAINING THE ZUYDER ZEE. [Newspaper Article] — Gordon, Egerton and Ballan Advertiser — 9 January 1914
draining the zuydeb zee. The Zuyder Zee (Southern Sea) wao formerly a lake surrounded by fens and 2£arshes, its present extent boJDg chiefly the result o! floods whioh oc ourred in the thirteenth oontury. Its area is about 2000 6quaro miles, and average depth from 10/t to 19ft. It has always been the work of the Hol landers to recover as much as possible of the land loat to them, in this man nor in past ages, and in the literal sense they can bo said to have hall made thoir country, baring reclaimed over .1,000,000 acres from too sea, lako and river, since tho sixteenth.oontarr. Sohemcs for tho reclamation of the Zuydor Zeo have bocn at vnrionfl times di'souBsod, and & Bill was intro duced in 1900, but afterwards with drawn, to deal with, first, some 115,000 aorca of the Southern part at a cost of about £7,917,000, and eventually 500,000 ooree at a cost of £24,000,000. Tho present measure before tho Dutch Parliament io *n extenwoa and com pletion of thocs plana,
SOILAGE VERSUS SILAGE. [Newspaper Article] — Gordon, Egerton and Ballan Advertiser — 9 January 1914
SOILAGE VERSUS SILAGE. ii W1W* tn°. named onlv 6 imt l liavo had tho benefit of tho c®,,r, onc. #of ouccoasful dairymen liinn noai, whoso mothods and results havu oen freely given m conversation Bo jt also understood that 1 0m not argu jng against tho building of sUo. and thoir suocosa as aids in tfio production of cream and butter. I umsiranlv to"thn8 °Ut anoth°r rotl&lt;1 tbat leads "j0 »*m0 or even bottor results, namely, the soilage system. . In oonsidering tho production of groon foods tor dairy cowb thoro is ono objection that is almost always raised. iv L"' Tbo a,mou,nt of ^bor required, this I reply that nothing can bo •ccomplishod without work, and that tho amount of oxtro labor is not bo groat, if foghtly mnnagtd, aa 1 shall "Uqw.- lb.a great advantage of aoil « that it is tho-poor mun's friend and that but littlo capital will bo D°rSv 0 carxy it on successfully, Tho winter months aro tho onea in which tho cost of produotion of milk, -by tho old methods, scars beca...
HOW TO PACK FLOWERS. [Newspaper Article] — Gordon, Egerton and Ballan Advertiser — 9 January 1914
HOW TO PACK FLOWERS. - j For packing shallow boxes should I be used, as the flowers will travel much better if placed in single lay ers. The boxes should be just long ; enough to comfortably accommodate the flowers, and should bo lined with ; some soft non-absorbent material. I Wood wool is the best material to i use, but fresh moss will also answer ; the purpose. Over this place a layer : of white tissue paper and then lay ! the flowers in position, packing them J as closely as possible. Cover with j another layer of tisane paper and fill : in if necessary with a little more packing material till when the lid is placed in position the contents of the box are quite firm and unable, to shift •