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SYSTEM IN HOUSEWORK. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Advocate — 14 May 1914
SYSTEM IN HOUSEWORK. "I have bo many things to do 1 don't know which to begin first." Such were fcho words that greeted me on the threshold of a friend's house. Yes, that's just it. How many house wires could and do say the same thing 1 And whilst they staiid debating what they will do first the time is going in which something at least might have been done towards it. This troublesome state of uncertain ty nrises through lack of system. If the work bo properly and methodi cally arranged, much titno may bo saved as well as worry. There exist? no uncertainly, so the work is promptly commenced and finished. " The following arc very oxcollont rules :— 1. Arrange your work methodically, and then attend to it in the ordei in which it is set forth. 2. Never begin moro than you can finish at one time. 3. Never luideruiko to perforin im possibilities. You only fail- and gel laughed at for attempting to put forth suporhumnn efforts. 4. What you do. let it bo done thor Highly and completed be...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Advocate — 14 May 1914
Done So Quietly. :o: :— It comes like a ray of sunshine. Makes the old folks happy. .Makes the young folks joyful. Takes the load oil' the back. It's nil done so quietly.' No fuss about it. ; What is it.' , - r .• , . ,V ; Why. Dean's Backache K idney I'illB, . • The little kidneywonder-workers. ' What, will th'ey do I Read what this woman says :— . Sirs J. C'rouchcr, Hunter btreel, ■ Wouj thaggi, s:ivs:—" Doan's Backache Kidn-y Pills are a line kidney remedy. L have 1 roved this. ~TI cy cured me of severe back, ache, disordered secretions, puilmyss uiult.r the eyes, nud generally strengthened my kidneys and improved my health. I suffered agony with-my; back, and was almost crippled with the awful pain. The secretions were thick and cloudy, and contained a red sediment, and I had pttlliness under the eyes. My rest at night was disturbed, aiid, consequently, 1 always felt tired and languid: However, ten bottles of Dean's Backichc Cidney Pills cund ihe, and tlfey deserve - great prais...
500 Lads for the Farms. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Advocate — 14 May 1914
500 Lads for t'ie Farms By the ?.s, " I drapura" which is > xpected 10 renih Melbourne on the' 21 at May, anoth-r party of 500 lads will be a^aila'ile for work on farms or stations or in other suitable country employment, are coming to Victoria from Great Britain, and fa-mers desir ous of obtaining their services are re quested to make early application to the lii'inigration aud Labor Bureau 555 Flinr'ers street, Melbourne, Over -100 of these lai's ar iv.-M d•&lt;r ing tile monlh of April and 'li i ir vices v o -e quickly availed of by farmers, many of whom have since cjtnmun icatad with ihe Immigration I) p i t inent expressing siiisfniion with il e lads. Extracts from alicut 5) 1&lt; 11> 8 from fiiim rs rreeived at he Im pigrn tion Bii'.uu in the coune of nvotr three Tays have been fi rwarded lo this cftiiu and ihev ulT.mi very clt-i>r indication that on the wfco'.e the 1»&lt; 8 nre proving to be of a veiy desirable •ounp. Their ages run from 10 lo...
Strezlecki. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Advocate — 14 May 1914
Strezlecki. On Wednesday evening, May 20tli, at 7 p.in., a banquet is to be tendered in the Strezlecki hall to Messrs Down ward and Mnckey, Ms.L.A., as a mark of appreciation from residents in that locality for their efforts in connection with the railway to M'Donald's track. The members will arrive by the mowing train and will be driven to the Strezleeki hall, then on to the terminus of the railway tvt Mr Clancy's house. The roads loading to Frida, Fenitlalo and Sea View will bo inspected, after which the party will return to the hall. The banquet is to bo followed by political speeches by the lion, mem bers, lifter which a dance will be hold.' An invitation has been sent to r.lio Premier, but it is not known yet if lie will be able to come down.
Half and Half. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Advocate — 14 May 1914
Half and Half. An old woman of tremendous size hi.ik-d n tramcar, and with consider able (lifllcultv managed to climb up and get a seat inside. When she was comfortably settled, she looked around at a man seated beside her, and said with great vigor: "If you'd been 'arf a man, you'd 'a' 'elped me liup!" The man gave a weary smile and replied, "If you 'ad only been 'arf the woman you are, I might 'ave 'ad a try."
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Advocate — 14 May 1914
..MiwgNKVlili KEI/l' HlTTKli. " I used to j^o ne.irij- mm1 with pains in my head,." says Miss K. K. Knrster, 55 [Ilia St. Sth Melbourne, Victoria. " I tried almost ev erytliini;, but the headaches were there just the same. Then I saw Oliam lKsrliiin's Tablets advertised in tlx- paper, and thought I would i;ive tlieni a trial, l!:•1 lirst lev,- doses mad'.1 a dilTorent woman nl' for they completely relieved m'i'of headaehes." Sold l>y all chemists ami storekeepers. If you lmvo a stiin.ll deposit wo will linauee a dairy farm for you, Plonsp wrifo us. Smith, Nieolson Pfy. Limited, .'3So Bonrko-stoeefc, Molbourno. I'!. Lv. liaveil, local repre sentative. (V-Mids' (ireat I'epnci-iiiiu! Cure, Jb'or Coughs anil Colils, never fails, 1/0, Morns' FOR Autumn & Winter MILLINERY. SEE OUR WINDOWS. DA VIES, THE WHITE HOUSE. KORUMBUBRA A. B. CRABTREE. New Winter Goods LADIES and GENTLEMEN—Before making your winter purchases call and inspect: our stock. DRESS GOODS, A large and well assor...
Not So Green As He Looked. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Advocate — 14 May 1914
Not So Green As He Looked. A mnn with a wife who has her own ways about doing tilings is lucky enough to catch her now and then. "My dear," he said the other morn ing as he was dressing, "I think you were right when you told me last night that there were burglars in the house." "Why?" she asked nervously. "Because all the money that I had in my pockets when I went to bed is gone." "Well," she said, with an I-told-you so air, "if you had been brave and got up and shot the wretch you would have had your money this morn ing." "Possibly, my dear, possibly," he said. "But if I had done so I would have been a widower." She laughed softly then and gave half of it back to him.
Presbyterian Church. INDUCTION SERVICE. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Advocate — 14 May 1914
j j Presbyterian Church INDUCTION SERVICE. ,0n Wednesday afteraooon of last week the Rev. W. R. Cuuuinjjlmm was inducted into the charge of the local Presbyterian Church, Jx-fore a very large congregation. The Moil ir ator for this district, the Rev. James Jackson, of Leongatha, conduated the service, and after the usual questions had be:n answered, he declared the ' Rev. Cunningham duly inducted as minister of the churoh here. Thj Rev. EI. A. Buatine, of Daudo nong, delivered the address to the newly inducted minister. He took for his subjeot " Influonce" and said that there were fwo kinds of influences—tbo direct or conscious and the indirect or unconscious. lie- emphasised the im portance of tbo work of tbo minister especially in ca303 where the individ uals deviated from the piths of virtue. A minister's influence by his character and life should be such tlut his presence should tend to create a chaste aud pure environment, which would be the means of giving an uplift to those w...
AMUSING INCIDENTS. A Unique Subscription. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Advocate — 14 May 1914
AMUSING INCI DENTS. A Unlaue SuhserfnHnn. Dean Hole told a capital story of John Bright. A witty und persistent Clergyman was urging Mr. Bright to subscribe towards rebuilding his church, and got the natural reply that, as a Quaker, Bright could hardly be expected to give for the -purpose. The clergyman replied that the building must be pulled down first, and that perhaps lie would like to sub scribe to that part of the process. Ac cordingly, Mr. Bright subscribed £10.
THE DEPTH OF THE FURRU[?]. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Advocate — 14 May 1914
•rHE OEPTH OF TIHE FUKriOW, i On some farms all the plougnln to done about the same depth, :rre : Ipective of difference in soil a ad t.hi rarying conditions under which 'tin operation is carried 011. Ve believ# Ihit on this account fanners sonic times fall to secure the full benefit. Which would follow a little more in lelligent study of the matter. Where the furrow is turned at th l&me depth for a succession of sea ions,•especially if the ploughing bt lhallow, the layer of soil immediate ly below is very apt to become solid! - Bed by the tramping of the horse:' : feet and by the pressure of the plough This hardpan resisls Hie movement o loll water, and is not easily worker through by the roots of the plants k ploughing of increased depth wil. break up this hard layer, but if snot l ploughing should be s?iv«n just a the time of sowing seed the soil turu Id up would not bo in nearly as c,op.: lhape to nourish a crop as won!! )>f the ease after the newly-worked mould has b...
Spiteful. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Advocate — 14 May 1914
Spiteful. "My husband considered a very long time before he proposed to me. He was very careful." "Ah, it's always those careful peo ple who get taken in!" Time was when there were 110 look ing-glasses. In those days men grew long beards and women wore th-v: hair flowing. When the looking-glass came men shaved themselves to dis cover what they were like; :in:l (lion it was that women begun to worry whether their hats were on straight. There has never been a problem thai has caused such waste of time or so much distraction as this question of the straight hat. Some women like children, some like charities, and some like men.
BEWARE OF THE MOON. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Advocate — 14 May 1914
>®» % T&f / BEWARE OF THE MOON. "People laugh when we seamen talk it moonstroke," said a sailor. "The.v tall'it merely a superstition. But 1 once had a moonstroke, and 1 tell you It was no laughing matter. "In a full moon, one niglit in the tropics, I fell asleep on deck. The moon shone directly on me, and for three hours I lay In a white pool ol moonlight. "Then, when they roused me, I felt like a man In a dream. My mouth hung open, and I couldn't close it; my head lay over on the side and I could tot hold It erect. "I could neither understand -what people said to me, nor obev orders. VoiceB I'd hear, far away, but they teemed meaningless, unpleasant. 1 was very drowsy. All I wanted was ■leep. "They worked on me for two days, rubbing me down with cold water, ind giving me liberal doses of medl elne, before they brought me round And always after tkat I have be si careful never to sleep where tht moon's rays could sliine on me. My moonstroke happened eight years age. but s...
SIZE OF POTATO CUTTINGS. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Advocate — 14 May 1914
SIZE OF POTATO CUTTINGS. Many potato growers cut tubers In to pieces containing one, two or more eyes, laying greater stress on the num ber of eyes than on the size of the cutting. Extensive experiments at the Indiana station and elsewhere prove that of thb two factors, number of eyei and weight of pieces, the latter is the more Important, Whether it has one or many eyes it is important that the •eed piece be heavy enough to furnish abundant nutriment to the shoot* which spring from it. A single eye may give rise to several stalks, for eacl eye is a compound bud, or cluster oi buds. In one series of experiment It was found that the number of stalks growing in a hill was less dependent on the number of eyes than on the size of the seed piece, whether cut oj entire. After numerous experiment! touching on almost every aspect of this subject the investigator advised that tubers be cut so as to mal;e eacfc piece of a consistent size or weight whatever the number of eyes tha' might fall t...
HEALTH PAYS. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Advocate — 14 May 1914
HEALTH PAYS. Health "pays." The man who looks clean and well, who is in a good torn per, who can be relied on to wort well without breaking down, who lifti a box or sack without fainting, wlu ■hows an objectionable visitor politely yet undeniably, to the door, who playi on Saturday, who doesn't tolerate nn tportsmanlike conduct—this is "th&lt; clerk, and later on the partner, thai the rich man wants. We need no' lose sight of the ideal. But we cai safely promise that lltness is profitably financially. "Well, Jfary, what did they say fc fou at your Maidservants' Guild thl> PTeningT", ..v "They 'said, mum, rf r wasn't ti Rive yo'u warnin' as I'u intended, was to look o? you as my thorn na> wli'n you."
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Advocate — 14 May 1914
Important Announcement ft. 0. Jenkieson, TAILOR, I Has removed into the new Brick Shop opposite the lire station, wbsre old and new customers will receive every attenti in. &lt;ST Just received a large and varied assortment in ail the latest Simples for Suits. Drop in and have a look at them. A GOOD FIT GUARANTEED. Mr. R M E L L~OrT Ji'4 ItlifSTJiK and SOLICITOK, iTuui'iueruial .Street, Kornmburra. and ar-' .517 .Collins Street, Melhoiirni. Trust or oilier moneys tn lend :it Inwwi rata* of int.cnisf. A. 15. Orsiblruo.— IJress goods and Mllinsry all reduced.. Ladies' dress . miking department under t!iu niau . mameut oE Miss Jac ib.en, lute Jjtick spiiud Suuu% .SlelbvUinie.* Bulloch Lade ( • L^, L WHISKY.
WOMAN'S WORLD. NEVER MIND. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Advocate — 14 May 1914
WOMAN'S WORLD. NEVER MIND. Sometimes, when nothing goes just right, And worry reigns supreme, When heartache fills the eyes with mist, And all things useless seem, There's just one thing can drive away The tears that scald and blind— Someone to slip a strong arm round And whisper, "Never mind." No one has ever told just why Those words such comfort bring; Nor why that whisper makes cur cares Depart on hurried wing. Yet troubles say a quick "Good-day!" We leave them far behind When someone slips an arm around, And whispers "Never mind." Cut love must prompt that soFt caress— The love must aye be true; Or at that tender, clinging touch No heartsease comes to you. But if the man be moved by love, Sweet comfort you will find When someone slips an arm arouivi. And whispers "Never mind."
CHAPTER XI. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Advocate — 14 May 1914
CHAPTER XI. . While Sheila was happy as girlcoull be, without, as she expressed it, a care in. the world, very different was the case of Margaret Bellairs. It was true that her husband never reproach ed her, that he never, by word or deed alluded to that dark tragedy of the past, but the old tenderness, the ar dent and real love, which had been her portion and which had made her so very happy, seemed—as far as she could tell—to cease to exist. Bellairs was kind to her, paying her every possible attention, hut he never took her hand as of yore and pressed it in one of his, nor did he look into her eyes with the loving-kindness of for mer days. These things the unhappy woman believed were reserved for Sheila and Sheila alone. Bellairs could not pet the pretty girl enough, but he never turned to his wife with the old dearly longed-for look in his eyes. Moreover, there was no doubt but that Peter Bellairs, K.C., no longer absolutely trusted Margaret. It was he who paid the bills as they...
PERMIT TO REMARRY. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Advocate — 14 May 1914
PERMIT TO REMARRY. Because lie has lived "a uniformly good life" for at least five years, Mr. Charles R. Pelgram, a millionaire silk manufacturer of Paterson, a town six teen miles from New York, is"" to be allowed to remarry. A. divorce decree granted against, him in 1893 contained a ban 011 his remarriage. Mr. Pelgram has success fully applied to have it lifted, under the provisions of tifa new Domestic Relations law, which Insists that n divorced husband must live a good life for five years before remarrying. Three well-known business men swore that Mr. Pelgram had fulfilled the conditions of the law, and the mil lionaire himself said that he had been following simple life rules for twenty years. He was married Q.t nineteen.
HONEYMOON TRAMPS. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Advocate — 14 May 1914
HONEYMOON TRAMPS. The average bride when she changes her orange blossoms and her resplendent wedding dress for the more prosaic travelling costume, does not usually have to prepare for such a journey as that undertaken by Mr. anil Mrs. Grantham, 01 Alberta. After walking 7000 miles and being held up a dozen times, Norman Grant ham, of Calgary, who, with his bride, formerly Miss Mabel Ryan, of Minne apolis, started last spring on a honey moon tramp around the world, is back in Calgary for a time. Mrs. Grantham's health broke down when the trampers reached Brindisi, on the Mediterranean, forcing the temporary abandonment of the trip. Mr. Grantham will resume the jour ney at once, as soon as his wife's health is restored. Sir. Grantham returns with a whole some respect for the ability of Eng lisii pedestrians. He trte't to break the record of ten hours and two min utes from London to Dover—sixty eight miles; but the best he could do was eleven hours and twenty-one min utes.
A 'Weekly" Story. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Advocate — 14 May 1914
A 'Weekly" Story. A maiden with a lot of Mon. Was much beloved by everyone. She had a lisp, quite fetching, Tue., And crowds of "chappies" came to woo, But only one she cared to Wed., :And when he asked her to, she said: "Oh, yetth, I will right gladly, Tliur." Nor did she dally or demur. "Can'st cook?'.' her lover asked. "Oh, my!" She answered, "I can bake and Fri." Then down her lover promptly Sat. And signed her up to run his flat. P.S.—When fifty weeks and two were done, That happy couple had a Sun.