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MEDICAL MEMS. INSENSIBILITY. [Newspaper Article] — Stratford Sentinel and Briagolong Express — 12 July 1912
MEDICAL MEM8. INSENSIBILITY. An article on the various forms of insensibility would be of service, not merely to those who take an interest 1 in the application of ambulance or j first-aid principles, but likewise to the public at large, who are apt to come in I contact with cases of unconscious ness. Undoubtedly this topic is one j of much importance, if only for the ' reason that the causes of insensibi'- . ity are of extremely varied nature, and also because the treatment pro per -to one case, it must be obvious, is not in the least adapted for the relief of another. It may be well in the first place rapidly to enumerate some of the chief causes whereby insensi bility may be produced. In the first place, a person mayr. be found insen sible as the result of Etfccident, which, producing concussion of the brain, has rendered him unconscious. A series of causes, differing in nature it is tru?, may be found in the next place, in cluded under the term 'fits.' Thus we have a common fain...
Thoughts of Marriage. [Newspaper Article] — Stratford Sentinel and Briagolong Express — 12 July 1912
Thoughts of Marriage. They are too precocious, these present-day kids. Brown met a little fellow in the street the other morning, and, seeing books under his , arm, started conversation with: 'Well, well, are you going to school 'Course I am,' sneered the infant; 'I'm over six.' 'And do you love your teacher?' 'No fear; the old hen's too old for me!' A farmer's wife, who had no roman tic ideas about the opposite sex, and who spent her busy days hurrying from churn to sink, from sink to shed, and shed to kitchen stove, was asked if she wanted the vote. 'No, I certainly don't! ' she replied. 'I say if there's one little thing that the men folk can do alone, for good ness sake let 'em do it!' To make the best of things is to become a public -benefactor without the profession of philanthropy. An angry man may easily be ap peased if we can succeed in making him smile. The legal existence of juries was first recorded in Plantagenet times. At one time a jury that could -not agree was place...
Didn't Know Him. [Newspaper Article] — Stratford Sentinel and Briagolong Express — 12 July 1912
Didn't Know Him. An absent-minded country clergy man went botanising one day. Hav ing forgotten his vasculum, he ex tracted a. large red handkerchief from his pocket. Putting his collected specimens into it, he carefully tied it on to his arm. Pursuing his way reflectively, he came upon a Workman looking down into a deep trench and swearing most profusely. 'My good man,'- said the shocked cleric, 'do you know who Satan is?' 'Me — naw —but wait san' ah'll ask ma mate. Haw, Wull, dae ye ken wha Satan is?' 'Me — Satan — naw. Is there ony body wantin' 'im?' 'Ay, here's a bloke wi' 'is dinner!'
CLIMBING PLANTS. [Newspaper Article] — Stratford Sentinel and Briagolong Express — 12 July 1912
Climbing Plants. By Willie Lyle, Grade IV. The plantB climb so that they can get the sunlight. The ivy has aerial roots so that it can climb up walls or anything it likes. The rose and blackberry' bushes hare - hooks to climb. The sweet neas have tendrils to climb up. the verandas. The dolichos twists round and rouud a post, and the Virginian creeper has suckers to stick itself ou a wail or a verandah.
THE MALLEE DISTRICT. [Newspaper Article] — Stratford Sentinel and Briagolong Express — 12 July 1912
The Mallee District. By Ada Stothers, Grade IV. The Mallee is in the north-west of Victoria. It is a dry, flat, and hot country, and a lot of wheat grows up there. Lake Hindmarsh is in the Mallee district. The Wimmera liver flows from the Grampian mountains up to Lake Hindmarsb. The people in the Mallee district grow wheat for their living. The largest town is Horsham, it is on the Wimmera river. They send wheat away from Horsham. A railway line runs past Horsham to Adelaide.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Stratford Sentinel and Briagolong Express — 12 July 1912
? * v'* ? I TWY CROSS AND CO., The Leading Gippsland Drapers ; v''' mmM f§li@©s# ' | ' ' ? i Our 5 5 tlx Half- Yearly Clearing Sale ©peas : J ml j t% ' E-ffldis AiiigfiiM i@ 2s in the £ Off ALE CASH PURCHASES OYER 5s . ' -- 'V. « . . . . Raymond St., Sale YOU CAN BUY IT CHEAPER AT The Busy Corner Second Grand ' ; ? Winter Display at CARROLL'S, Raymond St., Sale GREAT ATTRACTIONS FOR JULY CARROLL'S, The Busy Corner, THEKB. UTILE & CO Auctioneers and Valuators, Stock and Station Agents, SALE, TRA^ULGON, and at 457.BOrjE.KE ST., MELBOURNE. Maffra lleyfield Morwel Stratford Longford '«?? Yinnar Briagolong Mirboo N. Boolara Loans Negotiated. „ Agents for — !' Australian Mutual Provident Co ' ^ Liverpool, London and Globe Insurance . Company T. and O. Shipping Co. ''' x M'llwraith, M'Eacharn and Co. Curator of Intestate Estates ?Goldsbrough, Mort and Co. National Trustees and Executors Co. . Quibell's Sheep Dip. Mr. TOM POOLE, _ v ' Agent at Stratford. MATHSESON &DAVSS RAY...
GORMANDALE. [Newspaper Article] — Stratford Sentinel and Briagolong Express — 12 July 1912
Gokmanpale. By L. Martin, Grade VI'. Gormandale is situated on Merri mans Creek which is 14 miles from Traralgon. It is a very pretty place in Spring time bnt rather wet in winter. The soil is very rich on the flats and it will grow anything such as : — maize, root crops and especially potatoes and pumpkins. Most of .the farmers go in _forr dairying which is tb«j- :m«st,-prpfitalijia industry- ,iu= that, district. ^ Several milking ; machine plants are used which saves a great deal of labor, There are some very pretty places to be seen as you drive or travel through the district. It is surrounded by some great hills on which, in the winter, the snow can be seen lying for weeks at a time. It is a very pretty sight to see the snow falling. I have beeu out in a snow storm and quite enjoyed it. There are are several kinds of valuable trees about the district such as — fiddle-back, musk, and bl^ckwood, which is greatly .used for ornamental purposes. There several species of wild animals ...
ROBERT CLIVE. [Newspaper Article] — Stratford Sentinel and Briagolong Express — 12 July 1912
Robert Clive. By Willie Carter, Grade VIII. Robert Olive was a boy who was full of mischief. One day he got up on the Parish ehnrch steeple The people who were below expected to sea him fall and 'dashed to pieces. His father being very glad to get him a situation sent him to India. A. clever governor named Joseph Du pleix beseiged Madras and took the inhabitants as prisoners among whom was Clive. With a friend be soon escaped, being disguised as a native. Clive was given in ebarge cf 500 soldiers to capture the capital of Carnatic, Arcot. He captured it without the loss of a single man.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Stratford Sentinel and Briagolong Express — 12 July 1912
Vivian H. Cooper, DENTAL SURGEON, MAFFRA. T7TSITS Stratford (Swan Hotel) First * Thursday of Each Month. Hours: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Date of Next Visit — Thursday, Aug. 1. Nurse^ McEwenr TRAINED NURSE AND CERTIFl- , GATED MIDWIFE. .(L.O.S. of Londou). ' ' M'Aliister Street, Stratford. Mb. C. B. TROOD, DENTIST, Raymond St., Sale. . Telephone 24. ll/f' AY be Consulted at the Si van Hotel, - Stratford 2od and 4th Thursday in each Month.- ? ' ' / ?Next Visit— Thursday, July 25. If you Want A Refreshing Cup of Tea, or ah Iced Drink Just drop in to — HICKMAN'S where your wants can Be supplied. ICE CREAM A SPECIALITY. Pastry and Cakes. Hot Pies aud Coffee every Saturday. Best Quality Goods only at Lowest Prices, Orders taken for all kinds of small fruits, Raspberries, Etc. Why go elsewhere when you can be sup plied at same rates in your own town. MUSIC. 'JV/TISS DOROTHY WATSON, Regis tered Teacher of Music, pupil of Mr Laver, and trained to teach by him, will resume tuition on 24th January. A...
ALFRED THE GREAT. [Newspaper Article] — Stratford Sentinel and Briagolong Express — 12 July 1912
Alfred the Great. By Hylda Gray, Grade VI., About a thousand years ago, a brave king named Alfred the Great, ruled over England. In those times, very often great bands of fierce looking men, called Danes, used To come across the North Sea, into the country. They burnt the towns, killed every man, woman, and child they could lay hands on, and carried off the spoils with them. The English were very much afraid of these savage men, and at last, afier many difficult attempts to drive them out, Alfred was obliged to flee to the woods. He made up his mind to stay in the woods, until he could raise enough soidiers to drive his enemies out of the country- He -therefore dressed himself up in common clothes, and lived in a herdsman's hut, where he acted as a servant, to the herdsman, for some time. While Alfred was with' the herds man, every chance he got, be was making arrows, and things fcr the fight. Alfred was very acxious to know the plans of the Danes. Se one night he dressed himself up...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Stratford Sentinel and Briagolong Express — 12 July 1912
The weddingof Miss Clair Mayhow, daughter of tbe late Captain May hew» '? of^Nerrina; and Mr ; Norman Bell, -son of Mr C. W. Bel?, of the Bank of Aus tralasia, will be celebrated at Strata n ford 021 24th inst. Tiie pen is mightier than the. sword, The rLSo or the gun, Ten thousand battles ifc has f ought,-: Ten thousaml victories won. ???-.. ' -Bnt here's a mightier power still, . . ? A eonqneror 'that's sure, - . It vanishes our coughs and colds, Its woods' Great Peppermint Cure. The local branch of the A.N. A, wiLE hold ..a social evening 011 Monday evening next; in t-lis Mechanics Insti- ? tute, 7 ' '7 ;- We regret to state that Mr A. Thomson, the genial host of the Swan hotel, has decided to sever his | connection with that well-known hcuse, aud will be leaving Stratford, we understand, in November. Mr aud Mrs Thomson will be missed by ' a large circle of friends aud acquaint ances. . -' . . For Chronic Chest Complaints, Virobds? Great Peppei-iniut Cure, Is S.l. DON'T WAIT TILL...
THE GREAT PLAGUE. [Newspaper Article] — Stratford Sentinel and Briagolong Express — 12 July 1912
The Great Plague. »By May Fleming, Grade VI. During King Charles' reign a great plague visited London. All who could afford to leave the plague stricken city fled, and there was so little trafllc that grass grew on the street. On the door of each house where a sufferer lay there was a yre&t red cross and the words, ' Lord have mercy upon us I' A dreadful stillness fell, upon the city, broken by the rumbling of the dead-carts and the cry, ' Briug forth your dead I' In six months 100,000 people died. ' Be clean,' was the message of the plague but the f eiple were hard to learn. And it was bard to cleanse the narrow streets of wooden houses ; and the Great Fire of London that came the next year was a blessing in disguise 4.000 streets of wooden bouses were destroyed and healthier homes arose upon the ashes.
Melbourne Pig Market. [Newspaper Article] — Stratford Sentinel and Briagolong Express — 12 July 1912
Melbourne Pig Market. ? » ? Theo. B. Little & Co, report 2070 were penned. Stores : Several small pens of lengthy bacon sorts met with keen competition, while slips and suckers realised improved- rates. Generally priced ruled a shade firmer... Best- from 22/ to 27/; seconds bought by feeders from 17/ to 21/; slips from S / to 13/ ; suckers from 6/ to 10/;' few undersized sorts: less. Porkers: The supply was within requirements consequently the demand was spirited prices showing a slight advance on last week's im proved rates. Prime sold at from 30/ to 34/ ; extra 'from 35/ to 37/; light weights from 26/ to 2S/ ; ac cording to size and quality. Back fa tiers : Competition was spirited and taking quality into consideration, prices were fully maintained. Extra prime heavy fats from £3/10/ to £5 10/ ; prime aud weighty from £2 10/. to £3/5/ ; medium sows from £l 1 o/. to £2/0/ ; rough stags trom 29/. Baconers ; For best descriptions the demand was active and prices ruled if anyt...
Reminiscences of the Past. PART X. "BONEY POINT." [Newspaper Article] — Stratford Sentinel and Briagolong Express — 12 July 1912
. i Beminiscences of the Past. ? ? » ? PARTX. 'HONEY POINT.' The number of aboriginals in the districts' now known as Nuntin and Yeerurg, when the land ??''was. first settled upon, was a. perpetual'- menace to \ he safety of residents. The great attraction to them was the abundant supply of game of all descriptions, apart from their later propensity for spearing cattle and sheep ; and the . thick scrub and- reeds . along the courses of creeks and rive: s, offered splendid cover to these maurauders. X3ut of this the whites had often to hunt them, and in this consisted the chief danger: Kangaroo, wallaby Imstard and black dnck, as well as .tish were 'there, and tribes of blacks from all quarters looked upon this] 3ocality--.as probably their best hunt- I Ing ground in Gippsland. Tribal i iiyjits and corroboiies were of or-'j diuaiy cccurience, and aboriginal 1 ?weapons- are to-be found-- to this day. The settlers at that time were few. and found it^uecessary to combine for their-, own...
The Latest Cure All. [Newspaper Article] — Stratford Sentinel and Briagolong Express — 12 July 1912
The Latest Cure^AM. - 'Eat roly-poly pudding every day if you would maintain even health,' says a doctor at a large hospital. — Daily paper. Some talk of eucalyptus, Quinine, or liver pills, Which, when La Grippe has gripped us, Thev sav will cure our ills: But, hear the tidings joyous, There's none that can compare, When fogs and frosts annoy us, To the roly-poly fare. Ye chemistB and physicians, Your days as such are booked; These glorious new conditions Your golden goose have cooked. For now, despite your yelpings, We'll hurry off to where They serve out generous helpings Of the roly-poly fare. 'What did that very polite . man say when you called him a member of the Ananias Club? Did he ex claim, 'You're another'?' 'No, indeed. He smiled and said, 'Welcome, fellow-member!'..' Some women appear to their hus bands to be angels before marriage; but the husbands' regret afterwards is that they lose their wings. * Ceiling decorators are always over doing things.
His Anarchist Bride. [Newspaper Article] — Stratford Sentinel and Briagolong Express — 12 July 1912
Sis Anarchist Bride. By Robert Halifax. 'A veiled lady? — wants five hundred pounds here and now?' Mr. Magniac dropped his fat cigar and stared with a sinister fixity that struck his new clerk as very peculiar in the sole proprietor of a concern re putedly able to lend thousands with out bother at a moment's notice, and i doing apparently very little business even on those enticing terms. 'Five hundred, sir,' said the new clerk, firmly courteous. 'I fancy/' he added, as if moved to soften the ordeal for the client outside, 'I fancy she has some trouble and took me for the proprietor here.' 'I should say she's insane,' mutter ed Magniac. He rose, smoothed his oily black hair before a little mirror, forced' a sort of fatherly smile, and turned, rubbing his hands. 'Tm ready. You're not quite up to this ; business yet, Haines. You should say I'm 'out' to that sort of person, and get th5m to leave behind the fullest particulars of the trouble in writing. Then I've got something useful to...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Stratford Sentinel and Briagolong Express — 12 July 1912
DEATH COUSENS. — On the 17th inst., at Meerlieu, Jane Louisa, relict of the late Henry Cousens. Aged 86 years BEREAVEMENT NOTICE. Mr and Mrs Jas. King and family wish to thank their many kind friends for telegrams, letters, cards and floral tributes, and for kindness and sympathy shown during their recent sad bereave- &nbsp; ment. &nbsp; THE Published Weekly. ^ For the cause that lacks assistance, - For the wrong that needs resistance, ? i^^ar'the-future-m-the distance^ ? '? And the good'thht we can do.' FRIDAY, JULY 12, 1912.
Reminiscences of the Past. PART XI. [Newspaper Article] — Stratford Sentinel and Briagolong Express — 19 July 1912
Reminiscences of the Past. - PART XI. V Early in the 1 0's tbe alluvial dig ging iiv Ballarat gave place, in a large aneasure, to quartz mining. The deposits on the different leads having sbeen worked* in theiricher, parts over and over again. Attention was thus attracted to the quartz miniDg branch ©f tha gold industry with satisfactory I results, and has so continued to the j present day; .Meanwhile the lot of ! the alluvia! miner was. sieadily going i from bad to .worse, ? 'wages: -were low i and employment, not easily obtained. Tributing in alluvial .was largely in | ?vogue, and in the majority of cases I with any thing but adequate 'results us regarded the position-: of those en gaged in it. At this time Ballarat ?svas thronged with miners, a large number of whom were out of employ- i ment, and had no acquaintance with quartz 'workinor, and. as a natural consequence' lefr , to find employment- j slsewliere. Commodities weregener : ally increasing in price, especially sneai, owi...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Stratford Sentinel and Briagolong Express — 19 July 1912
' I THOUGHT HE WOULD BREAK A BLOOD VESSEL.' ' My little boy had a croupy cough fot some time,'' writes Mrs. E. E. Bull,. Beaumont-street-, Hamilton, Newcastle^. N.S.W. 44 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, Mellroy, Stratford and. Briagolong,