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TO GIRLS WHO FAIL TO PLEASE. [Newspaper Article] — Korong Vale Lance and North West Advertiser — 23 May 1914
TO GIRLS WHO FAIL TO PLEApE. To girls who, for some undeflned reason, fail to please In a general way, though here and there they may gain a friend, an admirer, a lover, and who would like' to feel a conscious power to attract a certainty of social success at any time or place, there is this to be said. : To begin with, a soft voice and a quiet manner are desirable;' sympathy Is not easily expressed in boisterous tones or a bustling-mannered demean or. Given these, there are few precepts to remember. J Do not ask a series of deliberate questions, but try to ascertain what subject interests your partner in con versation, and if you know little ', or nothing of it, be sure that an intelli gent listener is always appreciated. Even the dullest-seeming man, the most raw youth, has some coign i of vantage where he feels at home; and if you lead him to talk of this, and you demonstrate the fact that he in terests you, you increase his self-re spect, you convey a pleasant tingle! of self-sa...
THE PIGGERY. MONEY IN PIGS. [Newspaper Article] — Korong Vale Lance and North West Advertiser — 23 May 1914
THE PIGGERY. . MONEY IN PIGS. The rearing of pigs was the sub ject of an interesting paper read by Mr. F. Gamlin recently before the members of the Otakeho (New Zea land) branch of. the Farmers' Union. Pigs have the reputation of being dirty animals (said Mr. Gamlin), but if properly housed and looked after, are one of the most profitable, as well as the most interesting, products of the farm, and it is surprising how few farms have a really well-equipped pig gery. It seems where the pig is con cerned "any old thing will do." The extra profit will soon repay the small expenditure on a good comfortable house. For general requirements I consider that a building 30ft. x 7ft., with wood floor, divided Into four compartments, three for breeding sows, each 6ft. x 7ft., a rail placed about 10 inches out from the wall and the same distance above the floor is necessary to prevent the sow from overlaying her young. The remain ing space, 12ft. x 7ft., I use for a fat tening pen, each compartme...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Korong Vale Lance and North West Advertiser — 23 May 1914
" Catch-Cold " Weather. IVps the Real Safeguard Against C.ughs, Chills, and Cheat Troubles. Sudden changes in the temperature soon Ihr.l out Hie oak chested and spell real danger fur the bronchia. sulVuter. Hut there is one eileetive way of guarding against thro.it and chest troubles and preve.ifin;: even a revival of the' old cough and bron chitis. T. ke breathe*able Pejn tablets As u Peps tubljf din solves on the tongue it gives oil' valuable medicinal fames and thea j fumes are breathed down the wind pipe into every nook andcoriier of the lung> In this, way a lem r ab e%t engthening and healing agent i* actually passed ovci the tissues beyond the ivaeh of liquid physio i;n I ordinary lo'.enges that are merely Hwalluwed into the HtomacU. Evcvy p.utu. the breathing system—the parts affected b\ v,uu31«°i uiunemus etc. —oecoim strengthened and revitalised when buthed by these woadc ful Peps funic*. Soreness in the chest and throat arc soothed away, troublesome mucus and phlegm eas...
WALLOWING TANK. [Newspaper Article] — Korong Vale Lance and North West Advertiser — 23 May 1914
WALLOWING TANK. The pleasure that a pig gets out;of wallowing in shallow water is taken advantage of- by some breeders : to keep them free from vermin. A tank is made of convenient size. It is ad visable to have it under cover—a shel ter roof of Iron, enough to keep the sun' off It, will do. The tank-Is par tially filled with water, and the sur face of the water is covered with kero sene oil. When the pigs wallow ;in this they get sufficient oil on them ltd destroy vermin. When necessary,' the oil and water are replenished, ntul the tank, of course,- requires occasion al cleaning.' To prevent the forma tion of mud-holes, the ground sur rounding the tank should be surfaced with concrete. i
BOORT. Waste of Water. [Newspaper Article] — Korong Vale Lance and North West Advertiser — 23 May 1914
BOORT. —Wusto ot Wuter.— At the last nieetinq of the Wyche proof Shire Council, Cr M'Clellana referred to the waste of water thai was going on in various parts of tbi shire, lie considered that there was as 111 lull water going to waste a> passed down the channels, and tin it required the attent'o 1 of the com mission. A case brought undu notice was the dead-end of Gray'. ohaunel, and it was deji led to re quest the commission to carry tin channi l on for two miles, so Mi it ii would cm ply into the Kmeira chan nel. - Sacred Band Concert.— At a meeting of the members of the Boort fire brig ide brass baud, 011 Thursday evening last it was decided to hold a baud concert on Sunday next in aid of the Bendieo mine' disaster fund, when seven men lost their lives. Nearly all the men were married, and collec tions are- being made; throughout the State to assist the widows and children who have lost their bread winners. The programme will consis of sacred selections, and the concert will ...
Both Done. [Newspaper Article] — Korong Vale Lance and North West Advertiser — 23 May 1914
Both Done. A married couple were frequently In " disagreement on the subject 'of meals, each usually suggesting a dish for the Sunday dinner which the oth er did hot approve. One Saturday the man came home from market wliu a basket. i "You needn't worry about to-mor row's dinner any more, Maria; I've got it." . j "And so have I, George! You w«Ve ao undecided." ! "Undecided! 1 told you whatj 1 wanted." ; "Well, I mean,you didn't decide us I did. So I bought-a goose." j , "Why, so have ,1! I told you I'd like a goose." "Well, now we are agreed for ona'e, anyhow." j "Yes; and I suppose we'll have cold goose and stew for "the next fort night!" I They relapsed into their usual si lence. ' ' I "Do you want a few cloves in &lt;tie applo sauce with your goose?" the wife asked on Sunday morning. ' "Your goose, you mean." "No, I don't! It seemed so absurd to have two geese in the house, that I sent mine to Aunt Jane." "What! Why. 'I-sent mine-to Untie .Toe!" To straighten their hats i...
Correspondence. TO THE EDITOR. [Newspaper Article] — Korong Vale Lance and North West Advertiser — 23 May 1914
Correspondence. [The Eilitor wishes it to be understood that he does not necessarily endorse opinions expressed by Correspon dents under this heading.] TO THE EDITOR. Sir,—In your issue of the 9th "ns\ a certain person accused five young fellows for throwing stones on the roof of the hall at Borung. As he is so certain about it he is called upon to re port their names in next week's issue, and at the same time to remember that he cannot nut, in print justw'nathe thinks. -Yours, etc., One of the Five.
WOMAN'S WORLD. TO KEEP A WIFE HAPPY. [Newspaper Article] — Korong Vale Lance and North West Advertiser — 23 May 1914
WOMAN'S WORLD. , TO KEEP A WIFE H*PPYi Keep all pre-nuptlal, promises, i Give her a bank account—however small—as well as yoursolf.| Qo Into town oftaner than once a week. • ' ■ When away from home write I or J telegraph dally. ' ' 'J Take her with you 011 business and pleasure trips. 1 . Be more polite to her than to any other woman. j • Remember that she likes flowers, sweets and books. i Don't criticise her hats and dreSses. IC you have only a shilling you don't waste it when you spond it on her. Be faithful in all things, generous, considerate and loving. j
Burke's Flat. [Newspaper Article] — Korong Vale Lance and North West Advertiser — 23 May 1914
Burke's Flat. A successful concert and coffee supper was held in the Burke's Plat L brary Hall on Wednesday evening, 6th May,-in aid of the church funds when a very .en joyable evening was spent. The rhair was occupied by Mr C. Gallagher. The overture was given with excellent expression by Miss Jean Rodger. A jharacter s)ng, "Give ma a piggy back," by Ella Rodger, who was assisted by 6 little girls n their white nighties. Reci Mon, " The Edelweiss gatherer", Miss Aghan. Mrs Wakeham's songs were, "Whisper and I ihiii hear," and "Love ma and the world is mine," which were •veilappreciated. Song, "Eileen Mannah,''Mrs W. Aghan. The Tambourine song in costume was sung by 6 of the bigger girls, Misses Laurie, Gallagher, Marion Macy, Elsie Nesbit, Mary Hub bard, Lily M'Leish and Ella Rod ger. Mr King's two songs, '' An emblem" and "The Veteran's song (encored) were well re ceived. All enjoyed the song sung by Miss Martin, and Miss M'Kechnie's recitations. Miss Rodger's recitation '' Susan,...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Korong Vale Lance and North West Advertiser — 23 May 1914
Took Friends' Advice. Kidney ami Liver Troubled Terminated bv Dr'MorsuVt Indian Root I'ilU. I consider IV Morse's Indian Hoot Pill* a won ui fill remedy for Kidney and Liver Trouble," writes Mrs Li'y iMalthouse, of Clyde Lane, oil M' Arthur-street., North linllamt "I was a sufleroi' for yen's utxl tried almost everything to regultte my liver, v ithout any success. Some of my friends advised li ving l)r Morse's' Indiai Itool I'ills, and with some diMi'lenee I look them, and to. my astonishment I became r pidly well again, and would not be with 'oat them in my house, and I speak of diun Uoot I'IUh as I found them an excel lent remedy. In the of my family I lind they regulate the system and prevent iimny oi' the ills so common with children. Von'can use these few lines fur publication if deemed advisable." _ • Life is full of toil and trouble, If you make it so, And one's worries all seem double When you welcome woe. Don't be always meeting sorrow, Look the other way ; Take Wopds' Pepp...
BENDIGO LIVE STOCK. [Newspaper Article] — Korong Vale Lance and North West Advertiser — 23 May 1914
Bendigo Live Stock. Cattle.—574 head yarded. Prime pens of bullocks were scarce, and only odd lots of medium and handy weights being distributed through the sale. Cows were well represented, and in cluded odd lots of prime, with a fair sprinkling of good clean heifers. Best beef on the leg was selling about 38s per lOOlbs., with good useful b^ef to 34s Gd. Quotations—Prime bullocks from £12 10s to £15 lis, good useful from £10 to £12 10s, medium sorts from £8 to £9 15s ; prime cows from £10 to £11 15s, good useful from £i 10s to £9 15s, mediMm sorts fro.n £5 10s to £7 19s ; good clean heifers to £10 10s ; vealers to : 5 Is. Sheep.—48j7 yarded, consisting prin cipally of store lines, a moderate sup ply of good useful and middling descrip tions, the prime sheep being limited •to only a few pens here and there throughout the yard. Best trade mut ton, irrespective of the skin, was making from 3,'d to 4 d per lb, with heavier over 3 d, prime ewe mutton from 3 d to 3id. Quotations— Prime ...
KORONG DISTRICT CENTRAL ASSOCIATION. [Newspaper Article] — Korong Vale Lance and North West Advertiser — 23 May 1914
Korong District Central Association. Following is the draw in con nection with the above associa tion, the matches to be playec on the ground of the first-named isam : - First Round. • May 3D—Inglewood v. Bridgewater, Wedderburn v. Korong Vale. June 6—Inglewood v. Wedderburn, Bridgewater v. Korong Vale. June 13—Wedderburn v. Bridgewater, Korong Vale v. Inglewood. Second Round. June 20—Bridgewater v. Inglewood, Korong Vale v. Wedderburn. June 27— Wedderburn v. Inglewood, Korong Vale v. Bridgewater. July 4—Bridgewater v Wedderburr, Inglewood v. Korong Vale. July 11—Vacant. Third Round. July 18 —Tnjle.vcoJ v. ISridgewater, Wedderburn v. Korong Vale. July 25—Inglewood v. Wedderburn. Bridge-water v. Korong Vale. August 1—Wedderburn v. Bridg&lt; w.iter, Korong Vale v. IntlewooJ. Fourth Round. August 8—Bridgewi tir v. Inglewood, Korong Vale v. VVeddi-rburn. August IS—Wedderburn v. Ingle wood, Korong Vale v. Bridgewater. August 22—Biidgewater v. Wed derbjrn, Inglewood v. Korong Vale...
Football. [Newspaper Article] — Korong Vale Lance and North West Advertiser — 23 May 1914
Football. A scratch match was played on the local ground last Saturr'ay between a mixed 36, consist'ng of local and railway men. The game was at times very interest ing, some good football being shown. The match to-day between the premier team of last year and a second 18 should prove a good "go." Players are requested to be on the ground early. Players holding uniforms are requested to hand them over to Mr F. Doye or to the secretaries, so that they can be given a bath before the firs, m itch—30th May. A meeting will be held to-nig'r (Siturday) for the purpose o. forming a business committee.
PATTERN FOR CHILD'S KILT AN[?] JUMPER. [Newspaper Article] — Korong Vale Lance and North West Advertiser — 23 May 1914
PATTERN FOR CHILD'S KILT ANb JUMPER. ' Many a' mother will welcome this simple little frock. It is easily made and would loo"k well In any material. The jumper 1b" separate,- the Kilt be ing given on-body lining. It repre sents' "Everylady's' Journal" pattern N'o. 137—cut for little" girls of 4 and 6 years. This pattern may be bought fo'.' nlnepence from local pattern . agent, 'or will be Bent post'free to any ad dress if ulnepence lri'Btaaips Is sen', tcr Dept. "A," "Everylady's Journal," 37 Swanston-street, • Melbourne. State number of pattern and' size required .. a penny stamp Is senttoobeTe ad . ft; 43-pag* «aUl»BU» wlll b« sent tot any reeds;;,. wl»«> v"««ad fr«o catalogue." *
FEATS OF THE BLIND. Sightlessness Not Necessarily a Handicap to Success. [Newspaper Article] — Korong Vale Lance and North West Advertiser — 23 May 1914
MAT# OF THE BLIND. ■ Sightlessness Not Necessarily a Handicap to Success. It is really wonderful what the bliud can learn to do for themselves. Quite lately, ,a blind, doaf and dumb girl wrote to the secretary of the in stitution where she had been trained to tell her that she was staying in the country, and was greatly enjoying the games of tennis and croquet. It is well known, of course, that El len Keller is similarly handicapped, yet she Is one of the most learned women in the world, and hor books are not only read In America, Britain and the Colonies, but are translated Into many foreign languages. She has declared that if she met a person in Lne Desert of Sahara whom she had met but onco before, she' would know instantly who it was by their charac teristic scent! In New York a blind barber is do ing extremely well, and it is sniil that he has quite as few slips of the razor as the average barber who has all his faculties. In fact, anything which re quires great delicacy of tou...
HOUSEHOLD HINTS. [Newspaper Article] — Korong Vale Lance and North West Advertiser — 23 May 1914
HOUSEHOLD HINTS. Before cooking dried fruits, such as apricots or prunes, soak them in boil ing water instead o£ cold, and when cooking add a teaspoonful of vinegar. This Improves the flavor. A troublesome corn can be eased by a poultice composed of a thin slice of lemon .vorn over it during the day. To. remove a rusty screw, first ap ply a very hot iron to the head for a short time, then immediately use the screwdriver. ■ To test the purity of coffee, pour cold water on it. -If the water as sumes a brownish hue it may be con cluded that there is chicory with it. To remove red ink-stains from, table linen, spread freshly-made mustard over the stain and leave for about half an hour. Then sponge off, and all trace of the ink will have disap peared. Cayenne papper is excellent to rid cupboards of mice. The floor should be gone over carefully, and each hole stopped up with a piece of rag dip ped in water and then in cayenne pep per. For chapped hands take two or three slices of lemon, p...
DAIRYING. POINTS IN CHEESE-MAKING. [Newspaper Article] — Korong Vale Lance and North West Advertiser — 23 May 1914
DAIRYING. POINTS IN CHEESE-MAKING. For hard-pressed cheese, whero ft ripe mllk'ls required;-It. Is beat to ,1180 night ftu'd morning's milk mixed.' In the case of making cheese from sweet milk, such as. some varieties of! im pressed cheese, It Is often most satis factory to use one meal's milk only. The rennet must ue i'ery." carefully added to milk that Is overripe, as j the acidity in the milk stimulates the, ac tion of the rennet,1 making it work very quickly. Unless great care Is exercised, the milk will 'be over-stir red and rendered useless for cheese making. It Is most important that the curd be of uniform consistence throughout, and this is obtained -by Judiciously stirring in the rennet and taking pre cautions to prevent the temperature of the renneted milk falling. Keep the vat covered, and water a little warmer than the milk in the vat jacket. Whey from cheese making may be set In tanks, and the cream skimmed off the next day, before using the whey for pig-feeding. Whey c...
FINISH IT. [Newspaper Article] — Korong Vale Lance and North West Advertiser — 23 May 1914
FINISH IT. . When Samuel F. B. Morse, after wards famouB as the Inventor of the electric-telegraph; was a young paint er studying in London, he made a drawing from a small cast of the Far riese Hercules, intending- to offer it to Benjamiri'West as an example of his work: '■ Being anxious for the favorable opinion' of the master, he spent a fort 'night'Tipon the drawing, and thought h'e had' made it perfect. ' "When Mr. West saw the drawing, 'lie examined it critically, commended it'In this and that particular, then handed it back, saying:— 1 "Very" well,'sir, vfery well; go on and finish it." . "But it 1b flnished," said the young artist: : ^."Oh, no!" said Mr. West. "Look here, 'and here, and here," and he put his" flnger'-'upori various unfinished places. . Mr. Morse saw the- defects, now that they were pointed out to him, and devoted'another week to remedy In^'them. Then he carried the draw ing again to the master. Mr. West was evidently much pleased, and lav ished praises upon t...