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(All Rights Reserved.) THE Secret Island. A Story of a Strange and Exciting Adventure. PART 11. CHAPTER XXIX.—(Continued.) [Newspaper Article] — Lancefield Mercury and West Bourke Agricultural Record — 15 May 1914
(All Rlghta Reserved.) A Story of a Strange and Exciting Adventure. Jty W. Murray Grnydon, Author o! "Mattbew* Qnln," "Tbo Ourse of the Oardowe," etc., otc. PART 11. OH AFTER XXIX.-(Continnod.) To that terrible nlglit oil the cliff, ,md the unexplained circumstances connected with it, Dick gave hut Ut ile thought. Ho had forgotten the frantic words Lucille uttered when she appeared on the sceno, anxl he was reluctant to iiuestion her con cerning the Iriclr. that had so nearly cost him his life.. He believed that he had judged her wrongly, and ho wanted to believe this. He was deep ly grateful for her unremitting' care mill tenderness. When Lucille was ab sent he missed her and grew restless; when sho was with Mm he was con tent to He n"'1 wntch hcr' An&lt;1 mCnn' wM\e A strange Influence was work ing in his heart-a change that ho but vaguely realised ns yot, artl that lie was powerless to resist. Occasionally he had other visitors than the doctor. Captain Volbortli would dro...
UP AGAINST THE JUDGE. [Newspaper Article] — Lancefield Mercury and West Bourke Agricultural Record — 15 May 1914
UP AGAINST THE JUDGE. Ho was a Scottish advocate, and in his pleading he had several times pronounced tho word "enow" for ?"enough," "Mr. -the judge remarked at length, "In England we sound tho ' ough ' as ' un ' - . cnitIT,' not "enow.' " " Verra wrel, mn lord," cuntinu«d the aelZ-jmsia^sed pltuder; this ve have said enui!; and I come, ma lord, to tho subdivision of the land in disputo. It was Apportioned ma lord, into what In England would bcc^li-M piml'Iand-a plurtlaml being e* * land as A plulTnmn can pl&lt; 10 day, and plutfmen--** Xiui ...iy lordship could not with stand tho ready repartee, and burst Into a laugh, saying vPray procoed, Mr. -; wo know * enow' of tho Scottish language to understand your argumonts." Ta Melbourne no Sunday papers ?are permitted, no hotels are allowed to open thvlr bars from midnight on Saturday 'until Monday morning, and anything driving past a place . of worship at a faster paco than a } walk whil^ wrvice is in progr»sa 1* talkie t» be AT...
TALK WHILE EATING. [Newspaper Article] — Lancefield Mercury and West Bourke Agricultural Record — 15 May 1914
TALK WHILE EATING. *"Whon I wm Rriittle boy/' 8old;o ^physician not -long ago, M my .mothor chided iwlor laughing and: "talking -ex the table --with my cou sin. Visiting her nt thg timo was .a friend of mother's who bad been; . etti invalid lor years through dys-i J^epsia. " 'Let rot> ask .you/ aafd tbo inva-' >lid 'to my rootiifr, 'never to chide. >your'children for talking-and laugh ''"ff ^at th® table. Lot -them chatter -and Joke &lt;and glgglo -and talk nil *they care to. When I was a little 'ffirl noa« of >us children were al* flowed to say ^ word at the table, ?except 'perhaps to demurely ask .to have something passed. And 'every one of us children became . dyspeptics. .-I thoroughly -con* ^vinocti that 'our lack of the privi lege of 'talking during .-meals, which; 'made them solemn and half-hater}! .occasions, was fully 'responsible for' all our after years suffering witbj .dyspepsia/*" } The physician wont ton to dorlii. ' 'that all >this was quite 'tn...
A WHITE [?]ME. [Newspaper Article] — Lancefield Mercury and West Bourke Agricultural Record — 15 May 1914
A VttlTC EXiyE. ' 'A wfett* «, wko k»J Bv«4 Ika lilt .« u atOt ta tW wild* of tki Upper Congtf. tor mt thirty yean, TCI fcraad'tqr Mr. Ste wart, wfco has been travelling thro»fh til* Congo. "'This main" elatae Mr. SmuH. "was tin most ?IMeriM individaal 1 hnt «t> net. W* Ma* wfom him ob« even tag 'after «. M ton vtUIng through tlx forMt tor twelve hours, .ad wtn soaked U> the skin by a terrible atom of rain accompanied by thundar and lightning. We march ad in the direction in which we thought tha village ought to be situated, When wo law the figure ol an elderly man coming towards us. The carriers, who were -in frost, «houted that it was a white man; but when he came near hs shouted In the language ol the natives, and Indeed he could speak that tonguo better than English. He took us to the -riling* *&lt;e were searching lor, and we then discovered that he was a sort of king among the people. "That night we spoke to him as w eat round the camp fire before the hut in whic...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Lancefield Mercury and West Bourke Agricultural Record — 15 May 1914
Auctions. Adamson, Strettle and Co., Prop, Ltd,, STOCK & STATION AGENT9 Victoria Horse Bazaar, BOURKE ST., MELBOURNE, Hold aafffit of Harms rt the Bazaar eren Wcdnestlity, At Newmaitet SHEEP-Tuesdays, FAT 'OATTUS-^ednrad.j,. At Corporation Market PIOS & CALVES-Thursday* DAIRY & STORE CATTLE- Fridays Land and Clearing Sales con duoted in any part .of the State. Lancefield Market Tirflt Monday it Each Month. Full Information can bs obtained from(their representative, A. J. O'CA'T/LAGHAN. Lanoefiold Offlre -High Strnot. Farms For Sale and To Let, i insurances Effected. Loans Nngotiated.' Public Notice^, Mechanics' Institute, Lance field SATURDAY, 16TH MAT. Rojal Pictures & Mu sical Concert Co. piCTOKES of Travel, Cowboy Dramas &lt;!*oto PUy". Bma8' C°mic3'aBd tbe ^YLOR, Tenor Singer and tpomtJ ^ !er;- 8.uPP°rte(1 by MDLE, LJEONIB, Solo fiamste; LRU. HANK^ Singfng Comedian, and HARRY WALTON* Musical Entertainer. ' To the Inhabitants of £*nce field...
WO[?] WITH CARRION TASTES. TYPE THAT MEN ARE WARNED NOT TO WED. [Newspaper Article] — Lancefield Mercury and West Bourke Agricultural Record — 15 May 1914
WOMiimit WITH CARRION TASTES. WPS THAT fctEN ARE WARNEt) NOT tO WED. A laigc and fashionable London aoditacc in the Whitehall Rooms, when her Royal Highness the Ran bo of Sarawak presided, applauded when Mr. Janwa Buckland, the na turalist, spoke of "Women's carrion 'taste in zaillincry" at a meeting to farther the Wild. Birds' Plumage Act recently before Parliament, Bigtty educative to bachelor man vm the conversation ot a fashion' able group At the close of the lec ture. "Let & man note . the hat* wear ot his woman friends audi he wiU get a sure index to each wo xnanfo character ; X have boen thank ed by many men for that tip/' re marked a society hoc teas, "Why ?" inquired a debutante, "My dear/' said the woman of the world, "it has saved the poor fel low from taking a vampire wifo, Hie beauty of the tip is that women tfve a man no credit for character reading from the things they wear, to tho man made wise, by' the tip gets them at An unguarded point, 1 never trouble to ...
MONEY IN FLYING MACHINES. THE BUSINESS SIDE OF AVIATION. [Newspaper Article] — Lancefield Mercury and West Bourke Agricultural Record — 15 May 1914
iHONCT JN FLflHG MACHtNES. "EKE EBUSINESS SIDE OF AVIATION. Zo .-aviation a Rood industrial in -sveBtroent*? That -is to say, are ttherc (food markets -lor aeroplanes, iflying'jnfichine factories ? Undoubt «edly. ©very country in tho world 4s itow .-adding: aeroplanes "to the «equiprn4Kt of their jnavy and .army. "The great Powers' :are setting up vorM to make their own machines ittnd bestirring rthorasclves in thq ^matter df .finding the (best and most -reliable -designs, while, according &lt;to -the ' Times/ a grot many smaller powers, -such as "Turkey, 'Norway, "Roumnnia, Sorvh*, Grecec, Chile, Siam, etc., are also turning- their .-Attention -to the new weapon of war, and have sent over officers to -fee trailed as pilots In the .different Hying schools of Suropo -and * the . -Onited States of America. While the groater Powers are busy -making their own machines-it ?is es timated that 100 aeroplane© will be made by the British Government -in the next twelve months-the ..sm...
Mounted—On Bikes!. [Newspaper Article] — Lancefield Mercury and West Bourke Agricultural Record — 22 May 1914
Mounted-On Bikes!. Say* Urn Kilraoro Advtrtiier, 'j'lie'iVilicu department ib' adopting a now Ini.i ut economy. . From time immemorial. country stations have uIWIIVH had n njousit-od man, bat under 11 mount HI di-r, hordes harp been d 13 pmiHuil with, and t he mounted men will have u> lio nui.y- un bioyolei, purobwi iuj» then- uwii maobines, bat tney will bo ulluwed .£5 per year for wear and loin'. Tlio Htationa is this diatiiot alleoted ui'c Kilmorc, Wallan, Broad ford uud Pyalong. Preeumably tho motive, if it uun be oallod so, for suoh economy, in tho saving in forage, but it i« doubifnl if Buob will proto tbo catiii, How can a constable be expec ted to finI'uiotiut tbe ranges at Taut a rabou, tbu Itoedy Dreek bills, Monnt Disappointment nod numerous otber pliici'B on u bicyulo ? Wo agree with our contemporary that it is eimioi' to put ai thing on paper than to carry it out in practioe. The Departmental surveyor who drew a litiu on u map and said " We'll have a road fioni hare ...
Coursing. [Newspaper Article] — Lancefield Mercury and West Bourke Agricultural Record — 22 May 1914
Coursing. ,Tlic o'pDiiinjt mi etintf of tbe Lsiioo lixlil Goiir.iiiii; olub will bo hpld iit-jt Tucxclny, . May 26. It is tu be I bo Ijiiiuufiulii' Tiiul Sliikrd, for an un lilulled 11uinbt-p of duus ut a Koines "uucli. A1 iMii lir is hi j) is five nhillilij:*, Thu noniiiintinuR oloso ut 8-30 p.ui QP Mmidny, ami tlu> draw will take pluee in\imtdiiuoly afterwards, at) Mack'# ilotul. Mr J, Cloney \yill agaiu jtiilm'. . Tim mjorufury ib Mr F. Mino uf ilio Oommorcml Hojiel, liance. Kulil IIinert aiu ploutifnl tbis year ii t.d tliu ^i (iu ml beiug in just tbo ii|>lit.( nr'lor, u suooussfnl soaaoo is lonliflil forward to.
Rifle Shooting. MR PROSSER'S TROPHY. [Newspaper Article] — Lancefield Mercury and West Bourke Agricultural Record — 22 May 1914
Rifle Shooting. M:u 1'ROSSER'S TROPHY. Tho l.VmocfioW Rifljo Club is pro Rrcssaiiiif well, now members being conslanfily added. Great interest is boing token in the competition for tho Bet, of carvers presented,/ as a trophy by Mr W. H, ProBger. Tho trophy is being fired for over three Sufcurdr>yB, at 200, 300, 400 and 500 ynrtls, ivjd inombers mast fire on two Saturdpo's... Last Saturday the two short ranges were in nse, and 15 membess competed. Mr Bramley led off thf» rifle, with 56, for tho two rungen, Mr J. Deriick being second with The shooting wag good on the whole,. thoogh the light w»8* dnll. There are sealed bfuidioapB, bo tho scores off the rifle do not yet indicate the probable winner. To-morrow ia Empire Day, bat riSemon wishing to get in at the short ranges and be eligible' can pnt the 200t and 300 yiirds in eiu ly in the morning. On Sitturdhy, 30th infi\, the 500 and 600 yards will be tired at, to completo the competition. Satnrday's scores were as.follows SOOyfc. J...
Lancefield[?]—[?] The Empire's—Festival. TO-MORROW'S CE[?]BRATIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Lancefield Mercury and West Bourke Agricultural Record — 22 May 1914
Lanooiioiu b--lu Tlie. 'iLnipu'fc'a--ri'.esl;iyaij. .. tlltoW* Ciil....Ult'ATI0N& T«.-UJUII0W li.tllCOUtJUJj illld ViU lyUh .nolo ur ou:it»e.M ui ilie Empire mi which tho overworked mui. r.UVoP Help, tflll »g>H» £rll»bnalt&lt; Kill * pile Day. The feMivai,'m* cti.e'i.ony, originated iu th6 fcnile b'.'M,11 ol Lio'rd .. Meatb (otherwiHC uutiititiu/j uished. It in a »emarknble fact that ev.on in the . bosweguMed " VVbn#. taker's" tbo titled folk, to all oth.yr purposes obscure, lignro like Smiths in a directory, while .men and v/oim>i* who bavu won distinction uro to be ** found elsewhere," alid need uo:iit.le.. I'Viuslanee no-ont-cullb Sli-.ko.Hpuiu'.o even " Mislet*'To resume. l&mr piro Day stands hr a fitting memorial, of the *' Greut While Queen" wbo defied fathor Time long enough to see two Jubilees, and during whose ? reign tho Empire whs consolidated, i South Africa forcibly gathered id, Australia nationalised, tho arts Jan^p I uinhcdj commerce prog...
NEWMARKET SHEEP SALES, Melbourne, Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — Lancefield Mercury and West Bourke Agricultural Record — 22 May 1914
'K^WMAWIBT SHEEP SALES. Melbourne, luusJuy. Adamaoo, Strcttlo atid Co, Fty. Ltd. tcr .ore:-Fat .Sheep-10,350 yarded, com. jrised of HSJ trucks nuil 1500 by roatl,-tbe mik of the yarding being welt suited to .rt»d&lt;j requircjueuta, There was a very fall ittendaiioe of local aud outside trade, in .iudiugau interstate buyer, who operated . r«ely, The market opvued brisk at a shade idrance on laic quotations, and as talcs .j'Ogrcased tinned tol'uliy Is above last wuek'd .est. . rates for all good to prime mutton, -losing sales beinj$ the beat. Indifferent jaality ehsup were ju fair request at uu .ltereu values, i'ximexbjcd wuihera 24a tid u2Gn9d; extra do do, from 28s to Jilstfil,; . few puus, from 33s Ud to 38s Odj ouu .vctUew, to 08a; good xbtcd wetheis, from Jls to -U»; hOcimil do do, from 18s 8.1* in U»; nu'eii. r do do, to 17a, p.iine xur?d wt-K, irom 23* lo 2'j^ ; extra do »u>, trout 'i"J?, d to; ^ood xoini uwu*, from i0&lt; (6 2th . dj sci-t.iui'lo do, from »...
Markets. MELBOURNE GRAIN MARKET, Melbourne, Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — Lancefield Mercury and West Bourke Agricultural Record — 22 May 1914
Markets. MELBOURNE GRAIN MARKET, Melbourne, Tuesday, The Glppsland and Northern Co-operative S Uing Co. Ltd. report as follows : Wheat-This is firm at 3s lOilJ for f,a.q.; m . Hum Ss Oil to 3s tats-Milling, 1» lOiti to Is Ud ; beat to d, Ib 9Jd; medium. Is 7(1 to Is 8d, iJurloy-With tho exception of a few sales .E choice tliero is nothing at all doing n this lino. ,' Maizu-Again weaker The pneo is 3s Jd. Potatoes-Prime Carwens aro oflering at tJ4 to .CI 5s; choicc 1 rafulgars £4 15a; .irowoella aro nominally JJ3, but are pruc ically unsaleable, | ChatI-L'rirno oaten £3 2s Cd to £3 5s ; uedium and inferior lower. Unions - These ajrc much' better, and 'prime are to*day worth jEO Gs,
LANCEFIELD RAILWAY. MELBOURNE TO LANCEFIELD. [Newspaper Article] — Lancefield Mercury and West Bourke Agricultural Record — 22 May 1914
LANCEFIELD -RAILWAY. I l 'MELBOURNE TO LUNCKHRLD. ilolbourne ... ... ...dep. 6.40 Lancefield Junction arr. 8.14 dep. 8.55 Bolindn... ... § § * MonegetU »,» § § Noith Monegotta ... § § ; ftorosey 10.10 Lancefield .. ... arr. 10.25\ . . ^ P.M. Melbourne ... ,dep H.42 'Lancefield'Junction arr 7.10 dep.7.18 Koma"y 8 2 Lttncefield ,,, ... arr 8.15 On Saturdays thin train leaves Melbourne at 6.30 and reaches Lance* field at 93 p.m. LiANCfcflELD TO MELOOORNG. A.M.. Lancefield... ... ... dep. 7.40 Romsey ... .... ... ...7.55 Lancefield Jiinotiori (irr8.24, rfep Melbourne... ... 1;.9.45 PM. .y Lancefield ... ... ... dep. 5.0 Rorasey ... . ... 5.25 Lancefield Junction arr.,'Gill Melbourne ".,. ... - ..:arr;' .7,27 Distance from Lanccfield to- Molbburne, 45J milfa. Height of Laucofield above the sea level, 1561 feet* > tiANcroiBLD RAILWAY. Fares.-Lancdield lo Melbourne-(ordin ary "farca)-1st' class : single 7s, return Its; 2nd: single 4s 80, return 7s 6d. Ho Way excursion fares (return); Ia...
WHY ACID STOMACHS ARE DANGEROUS. [Newspaper Article] — Lancefield Mercury and West Bourke Agricultural Record — 22 May 1914
WHY ACID STOMACHS ARE DANGEROUS. "Scientific, report?," May.*-AciV in the stomach ifl daugerouo ann frequently fatal, because ueici from it^ corrosive natuio lias a natural ten doncy to destroy tho mucous lining o' the Rtomacl) of itself. No one inten tionally swhllows h)*dioehloric ncid but it is often present in largo quan tities ns the result of food ferment ation in the stomach, resulting fron the chemical notion, which so frt? queutiy follows tho catiuq of the daintiest and ino6fc tasty .foods or tlx indulgence in any form of alcoholi* stimulants, including beer, wine, liqueurs, etc. This formentatior causes pain, unonsincss and di&corafon because of the aoid which bums likt a red-hot iron, and tho Formation o gas which distends tho stomach',.'caut ing shortness of breath and pnlpitatioi of the heart. The troublo beiiu entirely duo to tho unnatural conditibi | of stomach contents, and not in an.v j way to the fault of tho stomach itaeli, physicians have adopted with mar...
THE DISTRICT COURTS (1911). [Newspaper Article] — Lancefield Mercury and West Bourke Agricultural Record — 22 May 1914
THE DISTRICT COURTS (1911). The Police Magistrate (Mr A, Barlow) attends tbo, following courts on the dayB specified. 1PETTY SESSIONS, Caatlemniue-Every. Friday, at 10 a.m except fourth Friday iu month. Kynoton-Every Tuesday, afc 10 a.m., except third Tuendny iu month. JJ.iyleaford-Every Wednesday, at 10 a.m. except third Wednesday iu the month. Iilaldon--First and third Mondays in the month, at 11.30 a.m. Trcntham-First and third Thursdays iu month, at 10.30 a.m. Wcodend-iifccoud and fourth Mondays in month at 3 p.id. ' " N Chewton-Firat Friday iu tuuuth at 3p.m. Taradale--FirBt Tueaday iu month at 3 p.m. Fryerstown-Second Saturday in month at 10 a.m, Malmabnry-Second Tueaday iu mouth at 2.45 p.m. Sunbury-Fourth Friday in month at 2 p.m. Blackwood-Sooond Thureday in mouth at 10 a.m. Giabome-Fourth Thursday in mouth at 10 a.m. Glutilvon-Firat Wednesday m month it 2 30 p.tn. Lauoelield-Third Wtdiiohduv tu month z.t 11 H.HI. -' Koniboy-Third Weriuosday *.>« mouth at 2.30 p.m. " lic...
Football. [Newspaper Article] — Lancefield Mercury and West Bourke Agricultural Record — 22 May 1914
Football. There was an idea that no Lanoo field had been excluded from the Gisborno - ltiddoll - Suobury Woadend Association, matohcs could be arranged botween ffomsey, Hesket and Jjancetiold. It eeeme there is still doubt ub to whother an; interest ing programme of matches can bo arranged in which Lancefiold can tako part, the Secretary of the Rom aey club having wired to Lancofiold's secretary (Mr '!. V. Goller) that they can't raiao a team in that town. Un delegates' mnotiug has accordingly fallen through, On Saturday the Lancofield Juniors visited Kilmoro and played a return match against the Assumption College team. The Collegians had another victory, but in a nioro even game. Lancetield'B kicking for goal was very faulty, the ball being kicked ont of boauds on several occasions in tries ior goal. J. Guthridge, the visitors' captaiu, played a great game. Tin RoorcB wereCollege, 9 i»oals 0 behinds; Linaofit'ld, il goa 1h 5 be hinds; Lanceticld's goals were kioke by Dwyer, Shanno...
LAW RELATING TO NEWSPAPERS. [Newspaper Article] — Lancefield Mercury and West Bourke Agricultural Record — 22 May 1914
LAW RELATING NEWSPAPERS. 1. - Subscribers who do not glv« ex press notic tho contrary are considered u wishiu* to CoMTXNUK thoir subscrip tion. 2. If subscribers order the discont inuance of their periodicals, the publisher may continue to send them until AKKEAIIS are paid. , 3. If subscribers refuse or negleot to take periodicals from the office to wjiich Itlidy are directed, thoy are HUMPH diiii-S 'until they, have settled their bills, and .ordered the tho periodicals- to be dis* continued, \;'r it subscribers remove to other places without informing tho publishers, and tho papers are sent to thoir formor direction, tho subscribers aro.responsibio. . 5, The courts have dccided that "rofusing to take periodicals from the .office ur removing or leaving them un called for is prima facia ovideuce of in* tontional FUAUO. 6. If subscribers pay in advance for a periodical,, they are bound to gW» NOTICK to* tho publisher, at tho ona of Ihe time, that they do not wish to con tinue taking i...
Lancefield By Night. (With Illustration.) [Newspaper Article] — Lancefield Mercury and West Bourke Agricultural Record — 22 May 1914
Lancefield By Might. i(With Jlluslration.) 'Under a .similar sheading our Ron:sey .contemporary reprints ?Cr. ©chiltree's remark -that the south end of the town was " like .the Wilky Way " for lamps and .publishes e poem. As far as lLancefield's lighting is concerned our s.tore of expleti ves or explos ives *was exhausted long ago, and the best we can do is to print the following picture beneath : (Drawn by Our Special Arli«t). It will be seen he has done the council justice, and shown the position of the three glims still glimmering, which can be easily found on foot by anyone with good eyesight and plenty of matches. ? , ". ,
POSTAL INFORMATION. [Newspaper Article] — Lancefield Mercury and West Bourke Agricultural Record — 22 May 1914
POSTAL INFORMATION. Mails nre despatched from the Post Ofilco, Labcefield, as followsDaily ilomBey and Melbourne (Sundays exjopted) -ranil cloeea'nt 7 a.m. and at 4.30 p.m. For Ema Flat, on Tuesdays mid Fridays, clofoa at 11.50. Rochford, Nuwharo, arid Woodeod, daily, jlo*ea at 2.15 p.m. ICiJmoro od Monday Wodn»:sday and Friday, and for Sprmgflefa )u nama &lt;taye closes 2,30 p.m ' The Lnucufield Post Office is closed daily at 6 p.m. On (Saturday nights tho oflico opona for delivery of lottera at 9.80 p.m.; on other nights at 8.30. .