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FIND SOMETHING GOOD TO DO. [Newspaper Article] — Stratford Sentinel and Briagolong Express — 5 July 1912
FIND SOMETHING GOOD TO DO. When the world goes wrong, and life Seems to hold few joys for you, And the days with toil are rife, Then find something good to do. When the stream of life flows rough, Aim to make it smooth and true; For the way is clear enough — Just find something good to do. When your skies are dull and grey, Make them blossom forth anew; All along life's rugged wasr There is something good to do. Do not stop to grieve or fret — Time is precious, toilers few; Care and wrong you'll soon forget When you've something good to do. When the days are dark, oh, then, - Keep life's pleasant things in view; For the sun will shine again, If you've something good to do. ; God will bless each kindly deed Of His toilers, many or few; He will bless the hearts that J^eed And find something good to do.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Stratford Sentinel and Briagolong Express — 5 July 1912
' 1 THOUGHT HE WOULD ; BREAK A BLOOD-VESSEL.' ' My little boy had a croupy cough for some time,' ? writes ? Sirs.-. E; E. Bull, Beaumont-street, Hamilton, Newcastle, N.S.W. ' He would cough so long that I thought.he would break a blood vessel. I was really . frightened for him, because he is not strong, and continual coughing made his chest quite sore.- After trying many remedies without any improvement, I gave him Dr. Sheldon's Naw Discovery. The first dose stopped the coughing, and in a week's time he was cured.' Ob tainable from M, Mcllroy, Stratford and Briagolong. _ YOU WILL BE SURPRISED, How much better you feel if your stomach is in good condition. Dr. Sheldon's Digestive Tabules will improve your digestion at once. Price Is. 6d. and 2s. | 6d. Obtainable from M. Mcllroy Strat [ ford aud Briagolong.
Military Ball. [Newspaper Article] — Stratford Sentinel and Briagolong Express — 5 July 1912
Military Ball. The Stratford Troop, No 1 Squad., 10th Australian . Light Horse, held their annual military ball in the Mechanics' hall last night, and finan cially, socially, and spectacalarly/#the' function was a great success. The i ... *rii ci r mrMi ? _ . ?» nou sec, trie o. d. vy imams, assisted ! by an energetic committee, spared no i pains to ensure success, and . the re sult must have more than repaid them for their work. The hall was brilliantly decorated with flags and foliage, and when dancing commenced the vie w f ro m the s tage was an ..'ex ceedingly pretty one. The beautiful dresses of the ladies, and^t'ae hand some uniforms of the officers made a charming study in colors, and lent an extra joy to a night of pleasure. There were 90 couple present, and among the officers we noticed Major Nedwell, D,G , of the Unattached List, Captain Jas Forsyth, Lieut, Myer, of Sale, and Lieuts Alexander and Kyte, of Bairnsdale, The floor was in first-class order, 'and the music, whic...
Sport in General. FOOTBALL. STRATFORD V. HEYFIELD. [Newspaper Article] — Stratford Sentinel and Briagolong Express — 5 July 1912
Sport in General. FOOTBALL. Stratford v. Heyfield. The above match was played on the local ground yesterday, and resulted in a win for Stratford by the narrow margin of two points. The final scores were — Stratford, 3 — 3, 21 points ; Heyfield, 2 — 7, 19 points. The goal kickers for Stratford were .G. Adams, W. Adani3 and G. Bonrke. Seuimens, of Maffra, umpired the game in a creditable manner. Maffra v. Newry. The above teams met at Maffra. and the result was an easy win for Newry, the final scores being — Newry, 4S points; Maffra, 14 points. For the losers Turner, Streeter aud Rice did excellent work, while those who shone out for Newry were the Vance Btos., T Kerr and Sellings. The latter played a wonderful game, and fairly electrified the spectators, L. Robert son, of Stratford, gave every satis faction as central umpire. Sale \r. BAiRXSDATiE. ? This match was played at. Sale yesterda3rj and resulted in a win for Bairnsdale by 20 -points. The protest lodged by the S.ile club agai...
HINTS FOR DAIRYMEN. [Newspaper Article] — Stratford Sentinel and Briagolong Express — 5 July 1912
HINTS FOR DAIRYMEN. There are directions to which sec ond and perhaps third-class cream may be traced which are capable of recti fication. Unsuitable cans, a careless regard for the absolute cleanliness of everything * in connection with the separator, unclean and improperly constructed dairy, smoking not being strictly prohibited; a want of clean liness in the dairy,- filthy bails, and a lack of regard for the welfare of the cows, are some of the causes of sec ond-class cream. The -beginner, in dairying should pay special attention to his cans. The best are those with-., .out seams, for they can be the better cleaned. After use they should be washed with cold water arid scrub bed, and then scalded, or, if possible, placed over a steam vent for a few minutes. It is not everyone who has a steam vent, so boiling water will answer the purpose. All items in connection with the separator should be treated similarly to^the cans. In dentations in the cans are to be avoid ed, and similarly ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Stratford Sentinel and Briagolong Express — 5 July 1912
Some soak their feet iu mustard baths, and some Swear by the potent liquor known as ruin. All ! take but WOODS', aud let the others - ' Straight to.. his Peppermint Cure all colds succumb. They say the plaster and the poultice keep Their hold in many a home, still rooted deep Such ancient remedies are not for us, 'Woods' Peppermint Cure is best, yet O ! how . ..cheap., . . . , .. . ? . .?? - ? , ? 1 BARKED YOUR S'lIINS P Well, try Div Mieldon's Magnetic Lini ment it will take away all the pain and stiffness,. and you will forget all about it. Price, Is. 6d: and 3s. Obtainable from M. McIlroy, Stratford and Briagolong.
POTATO CROPPING. [Newspaper Article] — Stratford Sentinel and Briagolong Express — 5 July 1912
POTATO CROPPING. Too much importance cannot be at tached- to the choice of potato seed. Potatoes run out so rapidly that un less great care is taken in the selec tion of seed they soon become prac tically .worthless to the grower. ' The life of a potato may be put down at from 15 to 20 years. At any rate even with the most intelligent selection it ?is very short, and when they begin to run out they become more susceptible to disease, and their productive capa city is lessened considerably. All stocks degenerate in time and require renewal. It is therefore necessary to continually change the seed, if not annuaHv at. least fivfirv Rpnnnrl nr third year. The same variety may be grown, but the seed should come from a different district. ' Placed side by side, the foliage' of introduced seed will be dark green with a rich, luxuri ant growth, while that of local seed which has begun to run out will have a much less vigorous appearance. The success of some varieties will depend largely upo...
No title [Newspaper Article] — Stratford Sentinel and Briagolong Express — 5 July 1912
The committee of the Stratford Mechanics' Iustiiute. at their meeting on Monday dealt with the appoint ment of a caretaker for the billiard room.. Seven applications were .''re ceived, and these were, by, . ballot, ? i educed to two The final' ballot iesu!ted in Mr J. Woodlands being appointed. The committee are to bs congratulated on the choice they made iu the best interests of tbe Institution, aud we also extend our congratulations to Mr Woodlands on his appointment. The hour for the First-Aid ' lec tures by Dr Hozier has been provision ally fixed at from 4 p.m. to G p.m. On Thursdays, but the date of the first lec ture is not yet arranged. More than 20 ladies .have given in their namosr but the rules of- the Association allow the number to be as high as £0.' A meeting, to make final arrangements, will be held at the Mechanics' at 8.30\ p.'m. on Monday, Sth July. Mr M. M'llroy, general storekeeper, wine and spirit merchant, of Strat ford, is holding a cash sale of drapery, millin...
IMPROVING THE BIBLE. [Newspaper Article] — Stratford Sentinel and Briagolong Express — 5 July 1912
IMPROVING THE BIBLE. Many authorities have agreed in pronouncing the King James version of the Eible a model of style; but the Rev. Rodolphus Dickinson thought otherwise, and he, therefore, put forth a new translation. * In his preface he said, concerning the old version: 'There is much in elegance and inaccuracy in the# se lection of words, the structure of sen tences, and in every compartment of composition.' Here are a few of the good doctor's so:called improvements. We prefer the old. 'When thou are beneficent, let not thy left hand be conscious of what thy right hand performs.' 'Contemplate the lilies of the field, how they advance.' 'Be not, therefore, anxious for to morrow* since that will claim corre spondent attention.' 'Then His disciples, approaching, said to Him, 'Art Thou conscious that the Pharisees were offended when they heard this observation?' But He, an swering, said, 'Every plantation which My heavenly Father has not culti vated shall be extirpated.' And Peter, r...
"Seeing Things" Again. [Newspaper Article] — Stratford Sentinel and Briagolong Express — 5 July 1912
'Seeing Things' Again. 'Chantecler,' the famous barnyard drama, is uoav in the moving picture houses, and a good story is told of an incident that happened during its per formance by the moving picture play ers. It happens that the film company which staged it has its suburban stu dio quite close to a sanatorium for the mentally weak. After the performance one of the actors found a man sitting by the road side, weeping. The actor asked him what was wrong. , . : 'I'm a patient over there,' said the poof felloAV, pointing towards the in stitution, 'and the doctor told me yesterday that I was well enough to leave in a day or two. And what do you . think I have just seen? Hens arid roosters and peacocks and owls and dogs, six feet high, and talking just like human beings! Oh, I know I won't get aAvay now for another ten years.' ? ?
ON HIRING YOURSELF. Bargain-Counter Tessie's Joyous View. [Newspaper Article] — Stratford Sentinel and Briagolong Express — 5 July 1912
. ON HIRING YOURSELF. Bargain-Counter Tessie's Joyous View. 'If these works were yours would J you hire yourself for a clerk?' I says to - Madeline. 'Well, I most certainly and surely would not,' says Madeline to me. v 'I'd like to see myself giving six a week to a bunch of hot air . such as I am for standing around .taking up space. I would have no bluffs, nor lead feet on the job, nor anyone who -had to sciap witn nerseit regular to get here mornings and - stay . here all day. I would have those who were dying to work — a store full of willing jumpers who would not be snappy to the cus tomers. , It takes me half my time looking in the glass, to see' if this com pany^ smile of mine is on straight.' 'Piffle, Madeline,' I says. 'You know that is not true. If you were not smily to some extent inside you would never look as you do/outside.' 'Oh, I'm smily enough, I suppose,' she says, 'but not ambitious the way you are. Til never get anywhere.' 'Now, I just wonder if you won't,' I says...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Stratford Sentinel and Briagolong Express — 5 July 1912
DEATH. KING.— On 29th June, at York Street, Sale (suddenly), Alfred Earnest, &nbsp; dearly beloved son of James and Jane King. Aged 33 years and 10 months. Loved by all. &nbsp; &nbsp; . ' And with the. morn tlioso angel faccs smile, Which I have loved long since, and lost awhile.' THE Published Weekly. ' For the cause that lacks assistance, For the wrong that needs resistance, For the future in the distance, And the good that we can do.' FRIDAY, JULY 5, 1912.
Stratford Police Court. FRIDAY, JUNE 27, 1912. (Before Mr W. Harris, P.M., and Mr W. H. Carter, J.P.) DEBT [Newspaper Article] — Stratford Sentinel and Briagolong Express — 5 July 1912
Stratford Police Court. Friday, June 27, 1912. (Before Mr W. Harris, P.M., and Mr W. H. Carter, J.P.) DEBT M. McIlroy v. Ali Gunnee Khan. Claim, £17/14/, goods sold and deli- &nbsp; vered. Mr Rice appeared for plain- tiff, and Mr Becher for defendant. A set-off was filed for £16/2/6. After a hearing extending over two hours, the Bench made an order for £12/5/11 with 29/ costs. &nbsp; S. & F. Boucher v. Ali Gunnee Khan. Claim £19/5/, goods sold and delivered. Mr Rice appeared for plaintiff, and Mr Becher for defend- ant. A set-off for £35/7/2 was put in, and £3/10/3 allowed. Order for £16/15/1. UNLAWFUL ASSAULT &nbsp; A youth named H. Robbins was charged with an assault on a girl un- der the age of 10 years. Accused pleaded guilty, and was sentenced to six months' imprisonment, with hard labor, sentence being suspended on two bonds of £25 being forthcoming &nbsp; that accused would be of good be- &nbsp; haviour for 12 months. &n...
Commercial. STRATFORD STOCK MARKETS. [Newspaper Article] — Stratford Sentinel and Briagolong Express — 12 July 1912
Commercial. STRATFORD STOCK MARKETS. Messrs T. B. Little A Co held their* ? usual fortnight.!}' sale on Monday last, when there was a good yarding ot fat cattle,, stores, sheep and several horses. Light-weight bullocks sold to £7/11/ ; fat cows from £5/1-1 / to £6/1 0/ ; pens of small springers to £3/17/ ; 12 to 18-months steers and heifers £2/2/6. - Stores,— 2^-yeai -old steers to £3/10/. Sheep — Store wethers to 12/6 ; lambs to 8/6; fat wethers to 1.7/ St.01 e pigs sold -front 5/ to £l\ Horses. — D.ausrht yielding On a/c Mr C. Stewart. £36/10. AlM'- house and land in M'Millau Street. Stratford, to Mrs Thos. Poole. MELBOURNE UARKETS.. ^ FAT CATTLE. 2315 yai*ded. comprising 430 front New gout.h Wales, 33o from Northern district, 530 from Gippsjand, 600 from South Gippsland, and 330 from, westward. A- large proportion con sisted jof good- and prime qualities. The market opened practically un changed, but as sa'es progressed com petition. became weaker, and during the latter part of t...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Stratford Sentinel and Briagolong Express — 12 July 1912
For Bronchial Coughs take ? Woods' Great Peppermint Cure, Is Gd. - ' I THOUGHT HE WOULD BREAK A BLOOD VESSEL.' ' My little boy had a croupy cough for some time,' writes - Mrs. -E. E. Bull, Beaumont-street, Hamilton, Newcastle, N.S. Wi ' He would cough so long that I thought he would break a blood vessel. I was really frightened for him, because he is not strong, and continual coughing made his- chest quite sore. After trying many remedies without any improvement, I gave him Dr. Sheldon's New Discovery. -The first dose stopped the coughing, and in a week's time he- was cured.' Ob tainable from M, McEroy; Stratford and Briagolong, \ _
Church Services. SUNDAY NEXT. [Newspaper Article] — Stratford Sentinel and Briagolong Express — 12 July 1912
CliurcJi Services. Sunday Next. Presbyterian Church. — Stratford 11 and 7, Perry Bridge 3.— Rev, C. S. Ross, M A. Valencia Creek 11, Bri agolong 3. — Mr Eastman. Catholic. Church, — Stratford, 11 a.m. Methodist Charch. — Stratford 11 Rev. J. Lawton; 7, Mr Peatce. Maf fra, 3, Rev.' A. J. Collocott; .7. Rev. Lawton. Boisdale, 2.15, Rev, Law ton ; 7, Rev Collocott. Briagolong, 7, Mr Cannon.
Progress Association. [Newspaper Article] — Stratford Sentinel and Briagolong Express — 12 July 1912
Progress Association. c A meeting . of the Stratford and . District Progress Association^ was held on Monday evening last,' when-., there was a good attendance of mem bers,' the President (Mr T. Poole) occupying the chaii«. Messrs J. W. Nedwell and A. Aird, on behalf of the deputation appointed to wait on the Avon Shire Council with reference :to shire advertising, reported that the deputation, had been courteously received and 'attsn tively listened to, but 'their efforts bad been of no 'avail, as the Council had resolved to adhere to its former resolution. A general discussion ensued.- and the general feeling of members was that the Council took not the slight€St notice of. the wishes of rate payers, .: ???;_ -.--? „ Mr J. Slavin thought that Coun cillors were too prone to forget that they v. ere not there to please them selves but to give expression to the .pronounced wishes aud'views of those who elected them, The ratepayers of the Avon shire were unfortunate in the selection of...