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A Quiet Reminder. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 25 July 1914
A Quiet Reminder. "Weel, weel," said a bailie to the assessor, when a youth was brought up before him for some trifling offence, "ye'ken we maunna be ower hard on the puir fallow! We were laddies aince oorsels, and I suppose I was as big a fule as ony o' them when I was young." "And you're not an old man yet, bailio!" remarked the assessor bland ly.
CYCLING. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 25 July 1914
CYCLING. Paul Guignard, the crack French pace follo.ver, is stated to be one of the wealthiest racing cyclists in the world. Gnignard, who has h»-ld the world's paced hour record (63 miles 255 yards) since 1909, i* 40 years of age, and is now riding as good as ever. He is reported to heve saved over £30,000 from his winnings and big retaining feps. The only other racing cyclist who has &lt;-arned any thing like this amount from racing, is Frank Kramer, the American speed king, who has been practical ly invincible in- America for over a decade. For Bronchial Cou»hs take Woods' Great Peppermint Cure, Is (3d
CHAPTER XXI. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 25 July 1914
CHAPTER XXI. The commotion at Castle O'Doyle when Sheila did not appear can be better imagined than described. Dear ma expected her at the end* of an hour, but knowing Sheila's passion for walking, took no notice until two and even three hours had gone by. Then she gave the alarm and the entire family, including Nanny and the ser vants, got into a state o£ uproar. As to The O'Doyle, his voice sounded all over the great house. Every man, wo man and child was sent to search for Mifis Danvers, and The O'Doyle aid ed in the hunt, but there was no sign of the missing girl. The O'Doyle had the Irishman's irascible temper, and scolded everyone who came near him., Dearma, however, managed to a cer tain extent to calm him. "Sheila Is the last girl in the "world," she said, "to fall into the river, or sink into a bog, and who on earth would ste 1 her, daddy, JEor she left her puree with me before she J went out, and I.as, I know, not a half • penny on her person—nor any ormna ments either/ "I...
GREATER THAN GOLD Published by arrangement with Ward, Lock and Co., London & Melbourne. All Rights Reserved. CHAPTER X[?]—Continued. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 25 July 1914
GREATER THAN GOLD By L. T. M3ADE, Author of "The Soul of Margaret Rand," etc. rublislied by arrangement with Ward, • Lock and Co., London & Melbourne. All Rights Reserved. CHAPTER X —Continued. Meanwhile, the young man took lit tle or no notice of his mother's agita tion. He consoled himself with copi ous d aughts ot whisky and soda, un til Airs. Bellairs rose from her seat and put her hand on the bottle. "What are you doing, mother?" asked Halph, now in that stage of ' semi-drunkenness when he had little or 110 coutrol over himself. "You are drinking too much, Ralph," said Mrs. Bellairs. "When you lived with us at Sunnyside you never toueiip^jfiiiythinj: "xoopt olarot, r „ but now—s --yea,-- w.^ier, now " ejaculated j the youth. ' • - I "1 will put the bottle away," said j Mrs. Bellairs. "Do you think you are a lit husband for a beautiful, delicate, high-minded girl like Sheila Danvers, if you drink as you have doue to night ill my presence?" . "I believe I'm good enough fo...
INVENTIONS BY ACCIDENT. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 25 July 1914
INVENTIONS BY ACCIDENT. Many important inventions were merely the result of accident An al chemist, experimenting in earths for the making of crucibles, found that he had invented porcelain. A watchmaker's apprentice, holding a spectacle-glass between his thumb and forefinger, noticed that through it the neighboring buildings appeared larger, and thus he discovered the adaptability of the lens to the tele-, scope. A Nuremberg glass-cutter by acci dent one day dropped a little aqua fortis upon his spectacles. He found that it corroded and softened the glass, and he conceived the. idea of ! etching. He drew figures upon the glass with varnish, applied the fluid, and cut away the glass about the drawing. When he removed the var nish the figures appeared, raised on a dark ground. j The process of whitening sugar • was never known until a hen. -walk-1 ed through a clay-puddle and then strayed through a' sugar-house. Her trackB were left in the piles of sugar, and when it was noticed that...
THE INDOMITABLE SCOT. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 25 July 1914
THE INDOMITABLE SCOT. A West Country Scot, who had en- , gaged in the manufacture of a cer tain description of goods then recent- ■ ly introduced into that part of the country/found it necessary, or con-! jectured it migtit be profitable, to 1 establish a permanent connection wjth ' some respectable house in London. ' With this design he packed up a quan tity of goods, equipped himself for the journey, and departed. Upon his arrival he made diligent inquiry as to those who were likely to prove his best customers, and accordingly pro- ' ceeded to; call upon one of the most opulent drapers, with whom lie re solved to establish a regular corre spondence. When Saunders entered the shop in question he found it crowded with customers, and the salesmen ail bustling about making sales, and displaying their wares to prospective purchasers. Saunders waited what he considered a reason able time; then in a lull of business laid down his pack, his bonnet, and staff upon tne counter, and inquired...
PUBLISHERS' BLUNDERS. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 25 July 1914
PUBLISHERS' BLUNDERS. George Meredith, as publisher's reader to a well-known lirm, gave an opinion emphatically against the ac ceptance of Mrs. Henry Wood's "East Lynne." The loss caused by this mis take has been estimated at £30,000 to the publishing firm, and, presuming that they had issued her other novels, at £100,000. James Payn declined "John Inglesant," as reader for Smith, Elder and Co., and it became a valu able literary property in the hands o£ Macmillan and Co. Edna Lyall's "We Two" was rejected by. half-a-dozen pi bii"' ers. A publisher's reader pronounced W. Clark Russell's "Wreck of the Grosvenor" a catalogue of ship's fur niture. It is the boast of Mr. Hall Caiiie that 110 novel of his has been hawked from publishing house to publishing-house. Mr. G. R.. Sims re cords , that a short story" of his, "A Pleasant Evening," was declined by the "Family Herald," "Chambers' Journal," and "All the Year Round." | Sir Rider Haggard's "Dawn" was de clined by five or six publisher...
ROKEWOOD GUNCLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 25 July 1914
ROKEWOOP 'JUS CLUB. Alargennm'v r «»f shooter? attends ed at the Rok«wond Gnu Glub meet ing, held on Saturday. A teams' match, seven tnen a side, between the Cape Clear and the Rokewood Clubs evoked keen interest. The conditions were that the losing team had to provide a dinner. After a good contest Rikewood team won by one bird. " Willie," C.»pe Clear, won the sweepstak0, having 15 kills to his credit. Tl.e handicap, for which there wt re 18 doable nomina tions, provided some good shooting. R. Catton and S. Cunui >'is» ilivided first and second p-iz-s with 9 kills each, and J. Thornton and J. Coll yer divided third prizes with 8 kills each. The Amatpur Stakes was won 'ight out by Mr W. C^llyer, and sweepstakes were won by " Tom my," " Willie," N. M'Callnm, J. Rigby, T. Ward, P. Jolly, W. Chat ham, G. H. A. Stanbrook. For Chronic Chest Complaints, Woods' Great Peppermint Cure, Is 6d
III. Roodlands, Glawith, December 31, 1910. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 25 July 1914
III. Roodlauds, Glawitli, - December 31, 1910. Dear I'amela,—I've tried to tell you the truth many times, but 1 could not lace the look I knew would come in your1 eyes. The l'act is—Tina and 1 love one another, and by Lhe time you receive this note, which we are post ing in London, we shall be man and wife. Most people would call me a cad for throwing you over alter live years' courtship, and I suppose 1 am; but it is better that one should suffer than that three lives should be wreck ed through a mistaken sense of hon or. Tina and I hope that some day you will forgive both of us. Yours, James Dawson. Pamela Leigh folded the letter with trembling hands and, thrusting it into her bosom, sat. for a long time staring blankly before her. The blow that'had been dealt her was as cruel as it was unexpected; for, although she had been aware of a change in Jim's attitude ever since Tina's coming a month ago, never for one moment had she believed it pos sible that he would so heartlessly be t...
COURSING PITFIELD AND CAPE CLEAR CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 25 July 1914
COURSING 1'ITFIELD AND CAFB CLEAB CLUB. The second meeting of the above club was hold 011 Saturday at Glenfine under favorable weather conditions. There was a large attendance of owners and specta tors, and the coursing was run off in good time. The meeting was a 12 all-aged ono of JilllOj ouch; winner. JC11; rannor-np, .£3'10,/; third, .£1/10/. The judgo (Mr 0. Wilding) gavo every satisfaction in his de cisions ; and the slipper (Mr W. Kennedy) performed his part well. The secretary (Mr T. Hay den > and other officers carried out their duties in a very satisfactory manner. The resulta were: — First round: 0. Briant'e Merry Mo ments beat J. O'Donnell's Magio Pod; C. M'Cusker's 1-ady Laird beat A. Ebbel's Molly Murphy; "M. Cunningham's Loo beat A. Smith's Blue Bool; P. Donovan's Stringed Music l>eat A. Smith's Call On Nell: If. Jiaird's Gibson Boy beat L. Hewitt's Galloping Gloiy; P. Piprgott's Respite lteat P. Donovan's My Laddie. First ties; Merry Moments beat Lady Laird, Str...
THE HAND OF FATE. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 25 July 1914
THE HAND OF FATE. | By MRS. CORNOCK. When the prison gates clanged be hind him, and Steven Grendon step ped out a free man into the April sunshine, his first coherent thought was one that ill accorded with the calm beauty of the world, waking to her livery o£ spring. A warder eon dueled him to the station, bade him a iriendly farewell with a lew kindly words, and loft him. He was a free man. He hardly realised it as the train steamed away from the little station, and he left frowning Port land, with its bleak rocks, its quar ries, its outlook over illimitable sea, behind him. The one all-pervading thought in his mitul was one of re venge. Wasn't it natural? Was lie to be blamed lor wishing witli all his heart and strength that the man who, had deliberately left him to suffer for live hideous years in a convict pri son, for u crime he had never com mitted, should be confronted with his own villainy find brought to hook? He was not even sure of the man, yet ho had suspicions. Who else...
SCARSDALE. "THE STERLINGS." [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 25 July 1914
SCAKSDALE. " THE STERLINGS." One of the bost local entertainments given here for many years took place on Friday in the Town Hall, Scarsdale, by "The Stirlings," members of the tennis club of that name. The Club having just completed their now court found itself i.t the end of its resources, and gave the en tertainment to enable them to wipe off their debts. The hall was crowded, and the ball being also a groat success, their object has been achioved. The entertain ment was of the minstrel and variety class, in which good singing, humorous jokes and local'sms were plentiful. The performers mostly made a first public ap pearance, but were steadied by the veter ans, A. Edgar (bones), P. Forrester (tam boX and G. Prentice (centre). Much curiosity was excited over the first ap pearance of F. Forrester hero. He was quite up to his reputation; his tamborine ■work was an eye opener, and fairly car ried the children off their seats. The end men kept the audience in a simmer with their jokes...
District News. ROKEWOOD. PEOPLE'S LIBERAL PARTY. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 25 July 1914
Dlsirifl Hews. ROKKWOOD. PEOPLE'S LIBERAL PARTY. The annual mooting of the Rokewood branch of the Peoplo's Liberal Party was held in the Mechanics' Institute on Wed nesday. The following office-bearers were elected:—President, Mr J. N. Elder; vice presidants, Misses S. and M. Hall; secre tary and treasurer, MisB A. A. Stanbrook (re-electod); committee, Mesdames W. H. F. Carr, T. Simpson, Misses E. Cameron and J. Leomon, Messrs E. Craine, T. Simp son, C. W. Stanbrook, T. Wallace; dele gates to annual convention and electorate committee, Mr J. N. Elder. MECHANICS. It has been decided to hold a picnic raco meeting, rule 54, for trophies, in aid of the funds of the Rokewood Mechanics' Institute, on Saturday, 22nd August.
SMYTHESDALE. POLICE COURT. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 25 July 1914
SMYTH ESDALE. POLICE COURT. At Tuesday's sitting of the local court Messrs S. J. Goldsmith, P.M., D. M. AiB bett, S. Statton, M. M'Menamin, and P. Dalton, Js.P., occupied the bench. Creed Bros, proceeded against John Trafford for X2 lis 7d, alleged to be due for goods sold and delivered. After hearing evi dence the bench gave judgment in favor of tho defendant with coBts. John M'Donald, motor driv.er, was charged by Constable Youdan with having driven a motor car recklessly on a public highway. Tho case occupied some time, and was eventually dismissed. .. OEMEXJiKY TRDsrJEES The q'aar-eily' meeting 'of the trustees of the Cemetery was held on Tuesday evening; Mr if. D. M'Menamin presiding- Correspon dence.—-From Mr J*. Chatham, M.P., relative to the grant for fencincr ap plication!—Prom Ballarat Gafc Cjm pany, stating that oxide of iron ia now available. Reports.—The sex ton's quarterly report showed that there had be«n nine interments and three exhumations, and the total amount of....
LOVE OF LITIGATION. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 25 July 1914
LOVE OF LITIGATION. A mania for going to law seems to possess 1.0 inconsiderable portion of our population. The cause lists of our courts lengthen with every term, ami judges regard with dismay the frightful accumulation of cases. Cynical people insist that the im mense numb^ - of young lawyers turned loose upon the community ev^ry year has something to do with the tremendous impulse that has been g:-en to litigation within the last few years. Immoral glaziers out of em ploy have been known to incite idle boys to break the windows of exem plary citizens, with a view of creating a demann lor the services of a "panes taking" class, and it is asserted, libel lously, perhaps, that people who live in glass houses are egged on to throw stones at each other -by couhaciiora, -who hope to profit by the damage. However this inay be, it is quite certain that tl - proportion of litigants to the population at large is much greater now than it was ten years ago. To bo sure, the demand for all cos...
THE HOUSEHOLD[?] [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 25 July 1914
THE HOUSEHOLD.! imSin,;ii' ^°'!s of Mutton.—Cut sotne about h!rnfj01" r:!"' "HlUon int0 Pieces and n u?Vi"i S- l0"s by one inch ?Ji 1, J d0, w',th0lU ■fat. Season ri;1"^. s;Ut- a»(1 Put a few c ipeia on e.id, j,leci, Ulen r u put on skewers. ]>hu:e in the oven w-ttpr ,!; ns"d'sh' with j»st enough Jjq,,,. sut?%?h' :U1!! l)ako t0r about »n • «o,. 0 roHs off t,l° skewers, c 'l pSes" CUPer Sa"=e and mash" A German Potato Recipe.—Grate or jmiico fine four large potatoes adS r a lltIe salt' a small handful Of floui, and one-fourth of a pint of , water or broth, stir well, and fry till f'U m.y, llot fat> browning well ,lJ 'P-i!ne,S , cll0t't)ed onions are add with bits of bacon, and the whole ing C Wlth vinesar before serv Baked Marmalade Pudding.—Fill a turn thprnCl)Pf With fine breadcrumbs, rtJ. ^1 a basin> and add prra ^r«, y as 4,mnch cold or thin cream as they will absorb. Work a Piece of butter the size of an egg whit lV'Q "°Qd tabIea!»oonfi]Is of fine white sugar until ...
To the Editor. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 25 July 1914
.' To the Editor. . Sir,—In low. down despicable contro versy, for ways that are mean, and impu tations that are contemptible, your con tributor, " A Straggler but a Wide Awake," leads the way. He misstates the case of Elijah. Ho quotes from the Old Testament and omits the teaching which is inculcated in it. He refers to the Now Tostament, playing upon a state ment about the Son of Man. He is in fitting -company in the thirty second arid thirty-third lines of his effusion, when he uses almost the samo words as Judas used once, in which wo find the comment St. John 12-6. To what " plans and schemes carried on for religious purposes" does ho allude? Church committees have to pay accounts for church building, rates, in surance, lighting, cleaning, printing, re pairs, etc., and because men such as ho are too mean spirited to givo direct their legitimate share, does liq- blame them for taking anothor course of raising what is nece83»ty ? Another contnmptiblo piece is reference to " minis...
THE "Berringa Herald" PUBLISHED EVERY SATURDAY MORNING [Registered at the General Post Office Melbourne, for transmission by post as a Newspaper.] SATURDAY, JULY 25, 1914. POLICE COURT. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 25 July 1914
THE "Berrinff a Herald" POIIMSHED EVEKY aATtiKDAY MOKN1NG [Registered at the General Post Office Melbourne, for transmission by post as b Newspaper.] Saturday, July 25, 19J.4. police court. Several licensing eases wore disposed of by Mr S. J. .Goldsmith, P.M., at the local court on Thursday morning-. M. M'Car l'on was fined £2 for trafficking in liquor 'I1',nc: "-"fin-las. Bourke, fnP'J ■ "?'■ *'*1 TK^'®tw»v ■»«)&> ««eh; fined *0/ lor being found on .-the premises on tho «ime date. D ByYnc and S. D. Cliffoard were each fined 10/ for being on tlie licensed premises of' (XFarrell's hotel on the same date. MUNICIPAL. '■ It has been definitely decided by Mr J. C. Bl.'ikeley, of Moonlight, to contest tlio seat for tho «ast riding, Shire of Gren ville. Cr A. E. Bell is the retiring mem ber. It is unlikely that the retiring members of other ridings will receive op position. For Leigh Shire, it is regarded as almost a certainty that the three re tiring councillors will bo ret...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 25 July 1914
Mr. P. R. MILES, a well-known Interstate Traveller, REPRESENTING ONE OF THE LARGEST COMMERCIAL FIRMS IN AUSTRALASIA, WRITES A REMARKABLE LETTER TO CLEMENTS TONIC LTD., IN WHICH HE DRAWS THE PUBLIC ATTENTION TO HIS WONDERFUL RECOVERY TO HEALTH AFTER ALL MEDI CINES FAILED HIM. MR. MILES EMPHATICALLY DECLARES HE CONSIDERS THIS TONIC THE GREATEST IN THE WORLD. BECAUSE HE KNOWS WHAT IT DID FOR HIM AND FOR HIS SYDNEY FRIEND WHO ADVISED HIM TO TAKE IT. AND WHOM IT CURED OF RHEUMATISM AFTER HE HAD BEEN CON SIDERED INCURABLE. READ THIS LETTER-IT IS GOOD READING FOR THOSE WHO DESIRE TO REGAIN HEALTH. Commercial Traveller!* Club. Moore'St.• Sydney, 3/4/1 CLEMENTS TONIC LTD., " For yean I suffered from CHRONIC INDIGESTION and DEBILITY. and. as my profession is one involving very strenuous duties in the interests'' of one of the largest international firms represented in Australia, at times I found it very difficult, on account of ill-health, to perform those duties, satisfactorily to myself. **...