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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Boort Standard and Quambatook Herald — 2 July 1914
SOROSES SKIN FOOD. Every woman who wishes to appear beautiful should use "SOROSES" for the skin, it being unsurpassed in preserving the complexion. SOROSES SKIN FOOD is FRESHEN ING. SOFTENING. GLEANSING. and BEAUTIFYING, makes all blemishes such as PIMPLES, FRECKLES. WRINKLES. SUNBURN & SALLOWNESS disappear like magic. Price 2S gd per jar. Obtai a able at W; Wylie's, Boort.
CHURCH SERVICES July 5 CHURCH OF ENGLAND. [Newspaper Article] — Boort Standard and Quambatook Herald — 2 July 1914
CHURUH SERVICES July 5 Church of England. Boort—11 ii.m., and 7 p.m. Fernihurst—-3 p.m Rev. F. E. Lkwin. Presbyterian. Boort—7 p.m. Durham ox—3 p.m. Pyramid Hill—11 a.m. Rkv G. A. Stewart. CrioRcii or Christ, Boort—11 a.m.; 2.30 p.m., Bible Class; 7 p in., gospel service. Mr C. Yotno.. Methodist. Boort—li a.m., Bov Kent ; 7, Rev Kent Catuinnal—3, Mr Marshall Yando—3, Mr R. Slatter Lake Manual—3, Rev Kent July 12 Catholic Chough Manual, late Boort, early
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Boort Standard and Quambatook Herald — 2 July 1914
Falling Hair Caused by Dandruff. HOW TO DESTROY THE DANDRUFF GERM AND SAVE YOUR HAIR. Thin, brittle, colourless and scraggy hair is mute evidence of a neglected scalp ; of Dandruff, that awful scourge. There is nothing so destructive to the hair as dand ruff. It robs the hair of its lustre, its strength and its very life, even-, tually producing a feverishness and itching of the scalp, which it not remedied causes the hair roots to shrink, loosen and die—then the hair falls out fast. For the pur pose of destroying the dandruff germ you should get your chemist to prepare a lotion consisting of 3 ounces bay rum, 1 ounce lavona de composee and -J- dram menthol crystals. Rub this thoroughly into the scalp with the finger tips. It will kill the dandruff germ at once and after the first application your hair will take on that life, lustre and luxuriance which is so beautiful. It will become wavy and fluffy, and have the appearance of abundance and incomparable gloss and softness, but what...
BARRAPORT. [Newspaper Article] — Boort Standard and Quambatook Herald — 2 July 1914
BARRAPORT. A meeting of the newly-formed Barraport Tennis Club was held in the local church 011 the 25ih -June, Cr John Malone being in the chair. The minutes of previous meeting were read and confirmed. The chair.r.an in his opening remarks complimented those present on their efforts to form a tennis club. He said he thought it a step in the right direction to very pie sant and sociable intercourse for both old and young. Mr F. L. Challenger proposed a vote of thanks to Cr Malone for the gift of the site of land for the court, it being an ideal oue. Liberal donations were re ceived from surrounding farmers and others. A hare drive which was held 011 the 10th Jujie brought in £2 14s. As the meeting pro ceeded the sum of ,£10 was re ceived. ■ The cltih is no v i.i a financial position. The election of officers resulted as follows :— Captain, W..F. Nash; secretary. Mr F-. L. Challenger; treasurer, Mr D. Duns tan. Upon this a general committee was formed. A motion to the effect that st...
KORONG ELECTION. CR. A. GRAY RETURNED. 1038 MAJORITY. [Newspaper Article] — Boort Standard and Quambatook Herald — 2 July 1914
KORONG ELECTION. CR. A. GRAY RETURNED. 1038 MAJORITY. The election lor the vacancy in .the Legislative Assembly for the Korong electorate, caused by the death of Mr Thomas Langdon, Chairman of Committees, took place on Friday last. There were only two' candidates — Messrs A. Gray, of Wedderburn, and W. Williams, of Charlton—both of whom were " supporters of the Liberal party. The contest was fought out in a friendly spirit. Cr Gray had a majority at nearly all the polling places, even the Charl ton electors giving him preference to their own nominee. • The final I result, which was announced at Wedderburn by the • returning ■officer (Mr James Treble) on Saturday night showed the result as follows/— Gray ... ... .2502 Williams ... 1464 Majority for Gray lOSS Mr Treble said it was 20 years since a Mate election had been held in Korong, and as a newly appointed officer he had had noth ing to guide him in making his arrangements. There had been no hitch, for which he was thankful. He co...
BOORT v. MEATIAN. [Newspaper Article] — Boort Standard and Quambatook Herald — 2 July 1914
BOORT v. MEATIAN. Boort's team for Saturday will be picked from the following Pickering, Parkinson, Cracknell, Cameron (two), Williamson, Weaver (two), M'Pherson, Tracey, Nellthorpe, Coughlan (3), Storey, Judd, Burrowes, Hindson (2), Killeen, Kidd, Bower, Mackie, Gordon, Wilson, Turrell, Mor gan, Dunner, James, Watson, H. Rye, Wetheritt, Chambers, Liscombe. We would again remind members members that tickets must be produced at gate, otherwise the entrance money mast be paid. Kerang beat Appin by 10 points. Scores—Kerang, 6 goals 5 behinds ; Appin, 4 goals 7 behinds. Macorna beat Pyramid Hill.
DEVELOPING THE MALLEE. [Newspaper Article] — Boort Standard and Quambatook Herald — 2 July 1914
DEVELOPING THE MALLEE. Notwithstanding the disheartening experiences of tho past two seasons, tho farmers in the newly-sottled country be tween Ouyen and Murrayvillo are not downcast." There will be a very con siderable increase in tho land under crop over last year. The improvement in putting in and tillage generally can not, however, bo stated in figures, but it is notable. Settlers aro depriving: themselves in many ways to enable them to purchase ploughs, as it is now universally recognised that thorough cultivation is as essential in tho Malleo as elsewhere. Nature is also playing a leading part. Net for many years has there been a more auspcious open ing or more auspicious rainfalls. "What with good culitvation and rain at tho right time, germination of the crops is excellent in every part. With a con tinuance of good climatic conditions tho record for 1910 should be easily beaten. Water is also fairly abundant. Many of tho "Water Commission's big storage tanks have not been re...
AGRICULTURAL ITEMS. [Newspaper Article] — Boort Standard and Quambatook Herald — 2 July 1914
AGRICULTURAL ITEMS. The Derbyshire Gritstone shea much bigger in frame than the o! ary hill black-faced race which, is f&lt; farther north. It is reputed to! oho of the oldest in the British lj and although documentary . evidj is not as yet forthcoming to p] this claim, tradition suggests I from timo immemorial this sheep I existed where it is found to-day. I The Dartmoor sheep is another] the numerous ovine tribes to #1 English farming owes much. Sud thing as a general purpose breed sheep is an impossibility, and it ii tile native races that farmers much of their prosperity, for they apt themselves with a minimum los conditions to which other breeds alieUj. One of the best known herbs in dinary pasture land is the dandeli which is very partial to dry and sai meadows. When the fruiting stj of this herb is reached, the set which protect that portion of the pll bend buok and allow the wind to sprj tho seed far and wide. . The snf tuft-like hairs at the end of; the se case act ...
SCOTCHED. [Newspaper Article] — Boort Standard and Quambatook Herald — 2 July 1914
SCOTCHED. (By P. A. FOWLER.) Wo met suddenly at the garden gate. "Hello, Jerry 1'' said Itowena, "what a frightful hurry you're in!" I drew her into the shadow of the wall. She had been treating me very Uippantly for somo time, and I fell that now was tho opportunity; to show her tho danger, of playing fast and loose with such a capture as myself. "Hush!" i whispered warningly. "Are we alone?" - . Itowena shaded her eyes and peered anxiously up and down the path. "It's all right," she said, with a siga of relief. "There's no one about ex cept McGregor, and he won't split." I looked doubtfully at the little i b erdcen terrier in charge of hor. "I don't know," I said, "I can't help thinking you place too much confidence in McGregor. I mistrust him. To mo lie has ail the appearance of a tale: bearer." "Copyright in tho U.S.A. 1" the murmured admiringly. "But that's ,the mystery, Jerry?" "You must promise not -o scream, Rowena, Now, look at me very wise ly. Do you see anything strange a...
ULTIMA S FIRST WIN. A HARD FOUGHT GAME. [Newspaper Article] — Boort Standard and Quambatook Herald — 2 July 1914
ULTIMA S FIRST WIN. A HARD FOUGHT GAME. Tho second round commenced on . Saturday last when the neighbouring teams, Ultima and Meatian, met on the former's ground. There was a large at tendance present, and the utmost interest was manifested in the game, which was umpired by A. Whyte, of Bendigo. Both teams had several absentees The game was commenced ■ with the Meatian team kicking towards the school goals which end was favored by a slight breeze. From the outset both teams settled down to work, and the play was of a strenuous character, the ball travel ling all over the ground. Eventually J. O'Meara got possession of the ball, and with a running shot at a difficult angle he scored lirst goal for the visitors. Ultima livened up a little, and a forward move on their side in which Hoiles, Charlo- and McMahon figured prominent ly, enabled McConnell to secure a behind. The trio-colours took command on the kick i if, and Ryan with .a long punt sent the ball out of danger zoone. F. O'Mear...
FOOTBALL. NORTHERN DISTRICT FOOTBALL LEAGUE. Quambatook v. Boort. [Newspaper Article] — Boort Standard and Quambatook Herald — 2 July 1914
FOOTBALL. NORTHERN DISTRICT FOOTBALL LEAGUE. Quambatook v. Boort. " These teams gave ajgood exhibition of tie winter pastime on Saturday after -noon, though the visitors failed to lower the locals' colors. Boort were without the services of Dickinson, Killeen and Mackie (the latter suffering from an injured knee.) The Teams. Quambatook—Gross (3), Carruthers (2), Macgiliivray, Smith, Mangan, J. King, Bay lis, Bentic, H ggins, .Meney, Barry, Williamson, Frank Cameron, Coughlan (2). Boort—Pickering (capt.), Weaver, Williamson, D. Coughlan, Cameron (2), Cracknell, Burrowes, Kidd, B. Fyfe, J. Storey, Bower, Hindson, Tracey, Wil son, Parkinson, Nelthorpe and M'Pher son. - The Play. Quamby soon got to work and notched a point, after which Boort got into their stride. McPherson missed a good chance ; Fred Gross secured, kicked high and Frank Cameron took. A free to Ted Gross, who kicked well forward. Nelthorpe secured and passed to Hind son, who put up a splendid run round tVie wing The bal...
BEETROOT LEAVES AS FODDER. [Newspaper Article] — Boort Standard and Quambatook Herald — 2 July 1914
BEETROOT LEAVES AS FODDER. The process of drying the leaves of evolv«f,n Cr01> is bein"s e™d«alfy tiohtd 111 Liormany on practical lines ami it is estimated that when tho pro ofs becomes general it will represent 000(l("lOmj; &lt;U !0'"etl""ng lika other feediiig sUifFs°' CSPOnded oa -Wording to experts, the value of ifht t rres'sf£i) t0 £3/10/ a ton> ■ i \ taking into consideration the le.Mdiial value of manure .1= n fwi dor the dried leaves> urTeaton read^ ■ ar° q-uite fro° fr°m the oiaMbae^s arising trom tho consump rfr^h ^Ie?,lantitiCS °f tL° leaTCs *
PSYCHOLOGY OF HUMOR. [Newspaper Article] — Boort Standard and Quambatook Herald — 2 July 1914
PSYCHOLOGY OF HUMOR. ' A sense of k'uhiour'in men and wo . men serves as a shield between them and the'cares and responsibilities of life." This remark was made recently by Miss Graveson in a lecturo she gavo before tho Child Study Society in Lon don. As she was speaking, about chil dren, she added tho equally wise re mark:—"As children know nothing of one they have heithor need nor know ledge of tho other." Humor is nei ther an anacstliotic nor a hypnotic, but it is one of the groat collision pads of human lifo, and does a great deal to soften the more violent effects of tho work-a-day world. Its psychology is still rather obscure, and it is not one of tlioso phenomena that lends itself to laboratory measurement like perception of colors or quickness in appreciation of pain or pleasure or sensitiveness to heat or cold. So for the present no mathe matical unit has boon worked out oitlier for wit or humour. Nevertheless, it is an undoubted fact that humour is an excellent psychologic...
GROWING WINTER GREEN. [Newspaper Article] — Boort Standard and Quambatook Herald — 2 July 1914
GROWING WINTER GREEN. I During tlio winter months _a supply or cabbages, savoys, etc.,. is", a very, useful aujunct to tho vegetablo gar den. Many growers fun to secure Uieso winter crops owing to tho pre valenoo or tiro caobago apbis and' the diamond-backed mutu, wnieli so fre quently iilay liavoo_ with tlio, .plant^. jjut these' pests can" bo effectively colli trolled, and tlio young plants brought through the critical period, when the pests aro most aciivo if growers will only take tbo trouble to spray care fully and consistently with kerosene emulsion. Xliis is a perfectly simple and peri telly reliable remedy, tbo uso of which will ensure a good supply of greens when vegetables alo most sojree. tn this connection the value of tlio savoy should not bo forgotten, as it is most eminently suitable for winter cul ture ., The diamond-backed moth, though once a Kuroxfuan pest, is now known nearly all over tlio world. Tlio moth 011 •tlio wing appears to bo a uniform brown tint, and doe...
WIT AND HUMOR. [Newspaper Article] — Boort Standard and Quambatook Herald — 2 July 1914
WIT AND HUMOR. They wero playing "Macbeth," and tho performance had reached the thrill- I ing point whero Macbeth goes off the stage to murder the King. On arriv ing behind the scenes tho villain of the piece looked about for tho blood in which to dip his hands. Not finding it, he summoned the stage manager, who had forgotten to prepare it. "What was to be dona? The time had ,come for him to reappear on the stage. Sud denly, with admirablo presence of mind, ho smoto the manager's nose with all his force, and dipping his hands in t.ho copious stream that Uowcd, he dashed on the stage, followed by a roar from the smitten one, just in time, with the words: "I have done the deed. Did you not hear tho noise?" "You ask my hand in marriage. Aren't you rather ambitious?" "Yes, but I always strivo for big things." Prom that moment his case was hope less. ■ Teacher of Hygiene: "Why must we always be careful to keep our'rooms clean and neat? Little Girl: ccause company may walk in at any momen...
MENTAL DEPRESSION. [Newspaper Article] — Boort Standard and Quambatook Herald — 2 July 1914
MENTAL DEPRESSION. A well-known doctor says that much can bo ilonc to overcome the mental de pression of the aged. One should in duco the old man to make tho effort to improvo his appearance, stimulate his sense of prido and lot those around him toll him how young ho looks. The psychic effect is instantaneous. Association with the young has a rejuvenating ef fect,'and if tho young pooplo treat tho aged as one of themselves, it will arouse a youthful spirit in tho old folks. One must make an offort to keep their minds pleasantly occupied. If thoy have no thing to do thoy think of their past and tho future, and they brood. The action and appearance of the aged in dividual aro more certain indications of the condition of his health than his ■statements. Tho family should know . that. there -may; bo £ over in. spite of-a cool foreliond, that mumbling in sloop is often delirium, that when the old man or Woman shows a disinclination to got out of bed at tho usual hour it usually means a s...
CORK PAVEMENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Boort Standard and Quambatook Herald — 2 July 1914
CORK PAVEMENTS. A new cork pavement is favorably re garded by the municipal authorities in various cities. It is noiseless to the tread, but at the same timo durable. It is. a variety of asphalt paving, in which cork is substituted for tho sand of the ordinary kind, preventing slip periness,. and deadening to an oven greater gegreo the vibrations from pass ing vehicles. Snow does not. freeze to it, aud as it is non-absorbent its qualities seem much superior to those of wood pavements. It is said to "stand" on heavy grades on which the ordinary asphalt cannot bo used at all, and still afford a perfectly, safe footing. For schools and'hospitals it would seem to bo the ideal pavement,, especially for courtyards, ; playgrounds,' and streets around 'the building. For thoso pur poses, the noiselessness and cleanliness of the new pavement give it a marked advantage.