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A CHAMPION BAG SEWER. [Newspaper Article] — Trafalgar and Yarragon Times — 3 July 1914
CHAMPION BAG SEWER. A couple 01 years ago Councillor Uarley, 01 Ueoryetown, South Aus tralia, created a recoru by lowing up una scwiug bays ot wheat 111 one uay. Last season, nowover, a young luruicr, scarcely m his teens, Air. Uor uoa Uuusioru, ui itoumli, easily eciips eu tnis record uy completing bugs m one uay s work, uu December 10, .ur. uariey made another ouori 10 secure nrsi honors, ana succeeded by sowiug -hu bays in a days work, isvery one 01 mo bugs was entirely new, anu purchased tuis season. Au average 01 i&lt; studies a bag wad rnaue, or approximately 7bU0 aiiogetn er. Ail tlie bugs were well tilled. Dur ing a spurt Mr. JJariey, wlio had pre viously achieved a reputation lor c& lenty in this department, was sewing at tue rate ot -lu bags per hour. The uays worii was completed at tf.4o p.m., and lime occupied over two mncnes and uinner lias to be deduct ed iroin the time available lor work.
Come Again, Reggie! [Newspaper Article] — Trafalgar and Yarragon Times — 3 July 1914
Come Again, Reggie! Uoggiu: bo, by way 01 breaking the let;, i remainou tuai uie w earner wao very com. numj. Wen, aua what did she re l»y.' nuggio: £>Uo said, "The recurriug imeiiuiiiena ul Ileal uua colu are so nuiji.L-ui iiuii so lauiiUur us tu bu m-i iui-a loo negligible 10 engage my in terest, -Ur. iiiskey." A small uoy liua uuarge o£ a donki/ iuueu wnu wuaib :u u .uiuiunu iaue, iar away irorn auy nuuiau habitation. iuo wiciteu ass turew on his load-a loail loo ueavy lor luu youngster lo replace. 1 ne boy sal uowu w de spair, looking alternately ai liio buck aua tue cuuuy, me latter calmly crop plug iuo waysiuo crass, ai last a uur&emau novo m Bigm, and gradually urow nearer, li wua a laii aud ven erable Uuurcli uigmuu'y. "ilallo, lUou big tellowi" cried tku lad. "1 wlsii thou d givo us a Uu wid mis ere bat ol cwoalsl" The venerable ridor had delivered mauy a euarge, bui never received sucu a oue as tills liimaell, so brief and bo brusque. Ho was laneii aback ai lli'...
Why? [Newspaper Article] — Trafalgar and Yarragon Times — 3 July 1914
Why? "Why doob ihtt baker knead tlio uougajf" imiuiiua my sou, aged six or songli, auu i icpixtiu 111 uccwius loutfu: * jjvcuubu we Kueaa iuu bruau, you uiiougui" Bui, uieu, why do we need tho ureaa?" iiic aauiu luquinug youngster scad. "r>ccuusc tjuiun uuy& uuve 10 ou luuu," i^uuiu i. ' i\ow, oil you go to beuui"
FLYING IN EXCELSIS. WHAT ENGLAND IS DOING. A DAY AT AN AERODROME. AIR-JAUNTS FOR THE PEOPLE. [Newspaper Article] — Trafalgar and Yarragon Times — 10 July 1914
FLYING IN EXOELSIS. WHAT ENGLAND IS DOING. A DAY AT AN AERODROME. AIR-JAUNTS FOR THE PEOPLE. Thoro is 110 doubt that we shall lmvu aerial vessels ot the heavier thau-air typo ot the size of ships, carrying many liuudreds oC pas sengers. They will cross the Atlantic in a day with the safety and certainty of express trains. 1 hope to cross to Now York ill this way ? myself one day. -Claude Urahanie-WliUe. Tills is what Mr. Claude Llrahanie White, one of IJritain's lirst and best aviators, and now the managing direc tor 01' the London Aerodrome at lien don, in the north-west ol London, says in one of the programmes of racing connected with thai venture. He says other things in the programme, lint it is not so much what lie says that must appear startlingly novel to tar away Australians as what is con tained ill that programme. Tlieru are lti pages ol' it. it costs twopence, ilut it is surely the most revolution ary programme in the world, just us lleudon is the most revolutionised plac...
Consolation. [Newspaper Article] — Trafalgar and Yarragon Times — 10 July 1914
Consolation. Tliey were a newly-married couple. (This story is intended for the pcru snl of elderly readers only.) Sho mot him on the doorstep, aiul took his umbrella and his lmt Tram Mm, hut as he followed her Into the dining-room ho observed that there was some thing amies. "Harold," she said, "how can I break the news to you?" "1 hope," he replied, with visions ot his account with the stores, "tho ser vant has not been breaking anything more expensive than news." ''No, no," she replied. "She has not broken anything that matters only the cut-glass salad howl, three tumblers, and a water-bottle. What I have to tell you Is that there are no sweets for dinner. I have been tho victim of a terrible accident." He went over to her with all tho grace of the hero of a Bcrial story, aiul smoothed lier golden locks. "'Jes," she said, "I made Borne beau tiful l'ruit turts for dinner, but tho mice got Into the pantry and ato them all up." "Dear, kind-hearted little girl," he murmured, "I alway...
KITCHEN WRINKLES. [Newspaper Article] — Trafalgar and Yarragon Times — 10 July 1914
U' KITCHEN WRINKLES. If flowers have come by post tlicy will freshen up wonderfully If tlielr stems are placed in hot water for a little while before arranging them iu vases. Before eating an orange, soak it In hot water for half au hour. Tho skin will loosen and eoiuo off easily, and the orange will ho as sweet as if freshly picked. To remove labels from bottles, wet the label with water and hold it over a llame for a second or two. The steam quickly penetrates the label anu softens the gum or paste. To clean sultauas quickly, place the fruit In a lioured cloth. Tie the euds of the cloth and shako well for five minutes. The stalks wilt fall off and the fruit will be cleau for using. If, when making boiled starch, a piece of soap is left in, it will be found during the ironing process that not only will the iron slip along easily, but a beautiful glossy cffect will be produced. Boiled potatoes make an excellent substitute for soap when the hands have become blackened by contact with...
SPOONING GROUNDS. NOVEL MATCH-MAKING SCHEME. [Newspaper Article] — Trafalgar and Yarragon Times — 10 July 1914
^SPOONING GROUNDS. NOVEL MATCH-MAKING SCHEME. The establishment of recreation placcs for young people, which ho terms spooning uen-.res, is advocated | by lli\ Otto F. Thuui, Commissioner I of Property in tu.e city of Denver, Colorado. | Mr. Thum has advanced views on the subject. In a statement he has made of his plans for improving the playgrounds and parks of the city he urged that a number of places should be set aside where young men and youni; women mi^Ut meet ar.d be come acquainted. Ho believes that the plan, if carried out under proper muncipal supervision, would greatly increase the number of happy mar riages.
BARE-LIMBED GIRLS. CHICAGO SOCIETY SHOCKED. [Newspaper Article] — Trafalgar and Yarragon Times — 10 July 1914
BARE-LIMBED GIRLS. CHICAGO SOCIETY SHOCKED. I The revels ol tlio Daphne Greek pageant, in which many bare-limbed, uirily-clad girls and several male dan cers, in similar classic freedom of garb, took part, formed a much-dis cussed topic of conversation among members of the General Federation of Women's Clubs. Tlio pageant took place at an Art institute, and 110 men witnessed it except those who partici pated. All the members of tlie Federation agreed as to tlio artistic beauty of the spectacle, but there was a con siderable variance of opinion as to the propriety of the proceedings and tho lack of drapery which character ised It. One delegate to tho Federation de clared that the costumes worn by the girls lu the pageant were modest in comparison with some of the ex treme fashionable etfects worn by cer tain delegates at a dance which re presented the pursuit of Daphne by Apollo.
LADIES' LETTER. [Newspaper Article] — Trafalgar and Yarragon Times — 10 July 1914
LADIES' LETTER. ' From "Irene" In Melbourne. Mrs. Norman Menzies, wife of the proprietor of Melbourne's swell hotel, but beat-known to the general public as Miss Dorothy Vane, has decided I to return to tho footlights. She has j accepted an engagement with J. C. | Williamson Ltd. and will portray the j loading rotes in the Gilbert and Sulli van opera, season, which begins on June U7 at Her Majesty's Theatre. Miss Vane is enthusiastic about her reappearance on the stage. Speaking the other day, she said: "Kver since 1 left the stage I have wanted to go back. There is no doubt about it. Though the life of the stage has its disappointing phases, once you belong to it, you always belong to it. The subtle hold it gets over one may be al most imperceptible at times, but it is not the less strong. One might say that the stage gets into one's blood, i need not say that every time 1 have witnessed a lirst-night performance : I have looked longingly at the people | uehiud the footlights and w...
GREATER THAN GOLD Published by arrangement with Ward, Lock and Co., Loudon & Melbourne. All Rights Reserved. CHAPTER XVIII. [Newspaper Article] — Trafalgar and Yarragon Times — 10 July 1914
GREATER THAN GOLD By L. T. MEADE, Author of "The Soul oil Margaret Rand," etc. Published by nrrangcmont with Ward, Lock and Co., Loudon & Melbourne, All Rights Reserved. . ClIAPTISU XVIII. O'Doyle. Sheila's linnil trembled ivjion she - touched Unit, of minimis; her color . changed when lit' looked at her. .Vev erthelcss, the decisive words yet :e mained to be Bpukeii. Meanwhile in the village, wh!?h was not very l'nr off from Castle O'Doyle, a woman in a shabby black bonnet and long 'black cloak had taken up lier abode. This wcnian was Aire, Mcl'Tun, who had not the slightest Idea ot pretending to he anything but what she was. She managed to see Sheila once or twicc when the girl was riding with O'Doyle, and pro nounced Uer to be a winsome thing, but in reality Mrs. McKinn was not attracted by beauty, it was Sheila's gold which won her heart. About a fortnight or three weeks after her arrival on the scene a yottug man, smartly dressed and believing himself to be a perfect ge...
MARRIAGE LOTTERY. BRIDEGROOM DRAWS BIG PRIZE. [Newspaper Article] — Trafalgar and Yarragon Times — 10 July 1914
MARRIAGE LOTTERY. BRIDEGROOM DRAWS BIG PRIZE. I Miss Josephine Barjyder has just been married at Racine, Wisconsin, ' ami has thereby earned an inheritance i of .U 12,500. Mr. Stephen Cesuandra ] is the lucky man. -Miss Barjyder, who is 20 years of age, recently received a cable from Berlin announcing the death of an uncle, lie left the legacy to her on the condition that slio should by July 1 file a certificate of lier marriage In Berlin. She had known Ccsnandra for less than a year, but Biie did not hesitate to confide her secret to him. Ho of fered his services to help her out of the difficulty which her uncle's will had imposed upon lier, and she promptly accepted them. The couple made a hurried trip to the office of one of the judges, a li cense was procured, a special dis pensation was granted, and the mar riage was celebrated. A copy of the marriage certificate is now on its way to Berlin. It will reach its destination in time to en title the bride to the legacy. ' A want of ...
A Woman's Way. [Newspaper Article] — Trafalgar and Yarragon Times — 10 July 1914
A Woman's Way. "To begin with, what is your ago, madam?" was the lawyer's question. "My own," she answered, promptly. "I understand that, madam; I mean, how old are you?" "I am uot old, sir," with indigna tion. ~ "I beg your pardon, madam. I mean, how many years have you passed?" "None; the years have passed me." "How many of them have passed you?" "All. 1 never heard of them stop ping." "Madam, you must answer my ques tion. I want to know your age." "I don't know that tho acqu liut anco is desired by the other side." "I don't see why you insist upon re fusing to answer my question," said tho lawyer, coaxingly. am sure 1 would tell how old I was If I were asked." "But nobody would ask you, for everybody knows that you are old enough to know bettor than to bo ask ing a woman her age." And the lawyer passed on to the next queetion.
IT HAPPENED IN THE DICTIONARY. [Newspaper Article] — Trafalgar and Yarragon Times — 10 July 1914
IT HAPPENED IN THE DICTIONARY. A zouave with a zebra, On a zero night in June, Wooed a Zulu on a zebu, 'Neath a zingaroguish moon; In his zeal he strummed a zither, Called as witness Mister Zeus, As he told his Zulu Lulu That he loved her like the deuce. "You're u zany," she retorted, "For your name begins with Z, There's another zone for lovers, That looks very good to me"; Then the zebu zig-zagged onward, Left the Zouave in a daze, While . the iickle Zulu maiden Sought a husband in the A's. This is the time of year, cold and windy, when you should give any red nosed inau the benefit of the doubt. A trained ostrich recently discon certed its exhibitor at a country show by continually endeavoring to break away from all restraint and to climb over the footlights into the orchestra. The widely advertised act came to a sudden end, aud the professor emerged from behind the curtain aud apologised for the actions of his pet in about these words: "Lydies und gentlemen-lii am very sorry to ...
THE BEST THINGS. [Newspaper Article] — Trafalgar and Yarragon Times — 10 July 1914
THE BEST THINGS. "I like to have company," said a 1 little girl, "for tlicu wo have our pret- ' ty dishes." Again a little boy ex claiinod: "I wish we could play in the parlor just a little while, but mo ther says it is no place for hoys." I know clumsy little lingers will dis arrange and break even our most cherished things, but better so thau to make them stay in the kitchen to frown at them and keep saying, "You mustn't touch!" "Come out of that voom, you dirty boy'." and to have Hie ?abh> net with all the cracked dish es the house affords. There arc cheap stores in every large town and very pretty cups and saucers for sale, so let the children see pretty things, even ! if cheap, on the table and not scold 1 if they are broken by the handling of | these unskilled lingers. Don't shut up the parlor, especially if it is the ' most sunny room in the house and sit in a room where there is no sun j ijght. These cheerful beams wipe out the microbes and keep us well and in good spirit...
FROM VARIOUS SOURCES [Newspaper Article] — Trafalgar and Yarragon Times — 10 July 1914
FROM VARIOUS SOURCES A young man who has a small es tate in the country fell in love with a Hobart girl, and in his case the course of true love did run smoothly. Alter a brief courtship the wedding day was fixed, and the girl's lather excelled himself in the lavish arrangements ho made for the wedding breakfast. The best business people in Liverpool and Elizabeth streets received orders for the supply of articles for the break fast table, which rather astonished them. When the wedding day arrived the breakfast table was the theme of general admiration. The head of the family, who had shown a lordly dis regard for economy, was praised by all; even his better half was astound ed at the liberality displayed, as she I knew how mean he usually was. The ' brido effusively thanked her lather for I the beautiful wedding breakfast, and the "old man" rose very much in the estimation of his new son-in-law. About a fortnight, later the son-in-law received a bulky letter I'roni his wife's fathe...
A GENTLE HORSE BREAKER. [Newspaper Article] — Trafalgar and Yarragon Times — 10 July 1914
A GENTLE HORSE BREAKER. Next to Alexander the Great, who in his youth, subdued Bucephalus, per haps the most famous of ail horse breakers was John Itarey, the Ohio ian, who died at the age of 3S,rafter having amassed a fortune by his skill. With the awakening of his mental energies, the boy realised that there was something wrong in the preval ent method of breaking horses. His childish soul recoiled at the cuffs and blows with which drivers were wont to subdue their animals. Throughout his schooldays the subject of his com positions was "Man's Best Friend-the Noble Horse." His most ambitious effort was a rhyme, in which ho sang the gospel of "kindness, patience and firmness' in dealing with the brute creation. The -wrning point in his boyhood came on his twelfth birthday. His father, now an extensive dealer in horses, presented to him an unbroken pony, which the lad proceeded to train a»ier his own ideas. Little attention was paid to his manoeuvres with the pony until neighbors beg...
THE NEED OF ENJOYMENT. [Newspaper Article] — Trafalgar and Yarragon Times — 10 July 1914
THE NEED OF ENJOYMENT. During moments of rest aud re pose, do not think ot doing tilings, but think of. enjoying tilings. The man who is always thinking ot do ing tilings may produce tho quantity for u time, but tile time will be short, and the (tuality will be absent entire ly. The best results aro always se cured when thoughts of doing tilings are frequently alternated with thoughts of enjoying tiling^. The simplest, the easiest, and the * quickest way to .recuperate the mind is to think of enjoying things. A few moments of such thoughts are usu ally sullicient to restore full mental vigor; bnt those moments must bo. given over completely to thoughts ot enjoyment. The doing o£ tilings - must be wholly forgotten for the time being, and the mind must give Its all to the pleasing plct'.fre that it has choBeu. to entertain.
A Labor-Saving Husband. [Newspaper Article] — Trafalgar and Yarragon Times — 10 July 1914
Labor-Saving Husband. "Yes," she admitted, "I am golug to marry nil old soklier." "Arc yon sure you are not letting your sentiment run away with your judgment?" tlioy asked. ."There is no Bontiment about it. He will be so handy to have around the house to tell me stories that will make my hair curl." ' Grass Stains on AVhite Dresses. 1'araIHn or aicohol is tlio best thing to remove these. Rub tho stain with eitlior till it seems to bo thoroughly loosened; then wash in warm duds in tho usual way.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Trafalgar and Yarragon Times — 10 July 1914
Commencing SATURD'Y., Jtily 18. S5 OnLly \ W. LEVEY, "The Store where Quality Counts. The "Catch" of the Season It's the event every t conor.ihir',* h')u«el;Lvper iuv, v.tor, because she knows Irom past experi ence that our Margins arc Gcnuinr, our Goods and Garments new and up-to-date. and that we offer ,every inducement to help us clear out every vestige of our Winter Stock. o> il Cs mm WIWTE L E affords the btfjgest «md best opportunity of tl:«» Sva^on for you to buy your Winter Wear at rigorously redi-ccd prices. The C»ood:'« are rnirked in plain figures, and jou can see for yourself how .mercilessly we " have cut into the original prices I qP5jB!(J p. Bruce Hampton TRY UP-TO-DATE TAILOR & MERCER YARRAGON Every Suit Carries a Guarantee to Give Satisfaction There is Nothing FAIRER than that If You Cannot Call ME, write to, Me and I will Call on YOU Royal Insurance Co., Ltd. Agent at Trafalgar Mr J. D. HEYWOOD m 1 Fire, Accident, Employers' Liability and Live Stock |g I...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Trafalgar and Yarragon Times — 10 July 1914
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