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Why Nearly Everyone Dreams of Failing. [Newspaper Article] — Rainbow Argus — 2 May 1914
Why Nearly Everyone Dreams of Failing. 1—. Nearly everyone has dreamed of falling from a precipice, house top, or other high places, but. other than calling- it a *'night mare," no special reason has been attached to such dreams until re cently, when scientists explained that it is quite —a natural dream, resulting from the habit of prehis toric, mnn of sleeping in tree-tops when away from his cave or cliff or lake dwelling. Whenever night overtook prehis toric man ho dare not proceed through the -virgin forests and jun gles in the dark for .fear some prowling night beast would kill him. IIo dare not sleep ■ on the ground for the same reason, so ho took, to the tree-tops. At the same time, he took great care not to fall, for it was un doubtedly his dread that during-his sleep lie might slip from his high perch and fall, thereby standing chances of bodily injury and also of falling , near some boast- that would promptly kill him. Naturally wh»n such a prehistoric man did fall he awak...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Rainbow Argus — 2 May 1914
Rainbow Coffee Palace -TA VERNE JI STREET J.Camkhox, 'A VINO purchased the above Coffee n Palace tins proprietor trusts by courtesy arid strict attention to ensturiicfs to merit n shave of public patronage. The proprietor claims thai the establish ment ranks amonjrst tbe best managed in the provinces, and the.support.ilready accorded would apparently lead to this , assertion being founded on' fjict. Proprietor.
Great Cathedral Must Be Saved. SAFKTY OF ST PAUL'S CATHEDRAL IN JEOPARDY. SUBWAY CONDEMNED. [Newspaper Article] — Rainbow Argus — 2 May 1914
Great Cathedral RSyst Be Saved. ———r SAFKTY OF RT PAUL'S CATHE DRAL IN JEOPARDY. SUBWAY CONDF.MNF.I). After expert investigation, it has been decided to repair the cracks in the dome of St. Paul's Cathe dral. ^ Thc-se are the result of the sink ing of the foundations through the draining, from, various causes, of the wnter from the subsoil of the fab ric. • Owing to the thickness of the walls rendering the ordinary system of ro pnir impracticable, cement will be forced into the cracks by a com pressed air machine. . ^Meanwhile protests continue to bo made against the proposed construc tion .of the London County Coun cil tram tunnel and subways. Experts in engineering and archi tecture will strenuously oppose tho underground subway from Cannon Street to Peel's statue, Cheapsido, ' when it comes before the L.O.C. "MAX WHO SAVED WINCHESTER. Sir Francis FoX, Joint engineer of tho Simplon Tunnel and tho Charing Cross-Ilampstead Tube, ami the man who saved Winchester Ca thedral, declares ...
Insufferable. [Newspaper Article] — Rainbow Argus — 2 May 1914
Insufferable. "So you broke your engagement with him?" "Yes " "What for?" "He's a conceited thing. I simply couldn't stand him." "I never heard him brag. What makes you think him conceited?" "All the time we were engaged lie never once told me that he was un worthy of my love."
WARTS ON TEATS. [Newspaper Article] — Rainbow Argus — 2 May 1914
WARTS ON TEATS. Many people fail to get rid of warts because they think it can only be clone with great difficulty, or by tearing the wart bodily away, but this is not the case. When cows are milked twice a day it does not seem to afford much opportunity to get rid of warts. To use any substance of a poisonous nature for the wart is dangerous in many ways. When the teats are chapped only, some kind of soothing ointment should be applied, and for this pur pose carbolised vaseline, and other preparations may be procured from the chemist. This will heal the teat up in a short time, and allow the milk ing to be carried on without any dis comfiture to the cow. In the case of warts, when small they can generally be got rid of by touching them with caustic soda. An other simple remedy, and one which in many cases has been found to be successful; rub the wart with vinegar, then while it is still wet dust it with dry carbonate of soda. If this is done after each milking, the warts will gradu...
If You See— [Newspaper Article] — Rainbow Argus — 2 May 1914
If You See— Father wearing a purple necktie with pink dots and/yellow stripes (on the tie, not on father), you may wager your hat that father doesn't, want to hurt mother's feelings. Your-neighbor , put all the windows up and volumes of smoke pour out, it is a sign he had the nerve to smoke one of Ufa holiday cigars in the house.
It Reminds 'Em. [Newspaper Article] — Rainbow Argus — 2 May 1914
It Reminds 'Em. a great man once said to a friend: "I think I'll write my recollections." "Very good," said the friend, "but let me caution you not to recollect anything about celebrities that are liying." "Why, what's the danger, anyway?" "The danger," replied the other, "is that is soon as you begin to recollect things about living celebrities they will begin to recollect things about you."
The Lesser Evil. [Newspaper Article] — Rainbow Argus — 2 May 1914
The Lesser Evil. Briggs: You must have a lot of trouble keeping your wife dressed up in the height of style. Griggs: Yes, but it's nothing to the trouble I'd have if I didn't. Only those who think of nothing have need of distraction. We may all be born equal, but don't try to force that theory on the mother of a first baby.
STRANGE COINCIDENCES Scientific and Literary Parallels. [Newspaper Article] — Rainbow Argus — 2 May 1914
STRANGE COINCIDENCES Scientific and Literary Parallels. In the lives of most of us coinnci dence has played a part. Probably nine out of every ten people can re call events and dates which, co-incid ing with one another, are a source ol wonderment. There are some coinci dences, however, which are of such a character as to call for more than casual comment. In the November issue of the "Strand Magazine," for instance, there is a photograph illustrating a phen omenon only visible in the tropics — that of sunshine at noon when no sha dow is thrown by objects exposed to the sun's rays, the explanation being that the ship upon which the photo graph was taken was at the moment j in the exact nadir of the sun's zenith. The penomenon was observed and re corded by Mr. AV. B. Gibbs in latitude 35 (leg. South, in February of last year, and it is a singular coincidence that precisely the same phenomenon was witnessed in 18S1 or 1S82 by Cap tain W. M. Gibbs, of Cardiff, at about the same time of...
Panic on Board Wrecked Vessel. AS ON TITANIC PASSENGERS SANG "NEARER, MY GOD." [Newspaper Article] — Rainbow Argus — 2 May 1914
Panic on Board Wrecked Vessel. AS 0NT TITANIC PASSENGERS SANG "NEARER, MY GOD." The story of mi exciting wreck o!T Madagascar has been told. in Mar seilles, where '19 survivors of the steam* hip Salazio have been landed. Whon the Salazio left Diego Sua rez for St. Maurice it was a beau tiful calm morning. A few hours later the. barometer fell suddenly and the ship was pngulfcd in a vio lent cyclone. From seven in the evening till nine next morning the Salazie was swept by the mercilcss storm. The passengers were seized with panic, and whilst the women were weeping a group of English passen gers assembled in the saloon, and like the victims of the Titanic be gan singing "Nearer, my God, to Thee." Six of tho eight boats were car ried away by an enornuius wave, and Second Lieutenant Bnico was washed overboard before the eyes of his helpless comrades. ON A DESERT ISLAND. Next day the 151 passengers wero landed 111 safety on a desert island some f;0 yards from the reef near tho coast. Th...
An Obstinate Fiddle. [Newspaper Article] — Rainbow Argus — 2 May 1914
An Obstinate Fiddle. 4. Tho villus© church choir hod de cided to go out carol singing, and ut the appointed time tho singers were much delighted to sea old Sam the fiddler, cirrivo with hia instru ment to lend the singing. Sam was an important man that night.. After a great display of twitching of pegs, and numerous scrapes, he was ready. But, alas ! ' the first carol was an utter failure. 'Pho fiddle refused-to omit its usually sweet music, but was, in turn, flat, silent, harsh, discordant. Tho ap plication ■ of a further liberal dose .of resin was suggested, and Sam obeyed ; but the fiddle was tin a men able to reason. Sam was at his wit's end. FTo blamed the atmosphere, then tho singer—anything, in fact. . Ilut sud denly an idea seized him. lie would examine the rcsih, : nnd,; as ho did so, his face took • on. a deathly' pallor. , '.•Ladies and gentlemen," he. .said, • '.'I- must ;'beg.::.ryour-pardon.- I huva... ,lieen resining- that confoimdedTiddlo with a piece of beeswax." ' ...
Rainbow Police Court FRIDAY, MAY 8, 1914. (Before Mr. E. Harrison, P.M., and Mr. A. G. Strauss, J.P.) [Newspaper Article] — Rainbow Argus — 9 May 1914
Rainbow Police Court Fkiuay, May 8, 1914. (Before Mr. E. Iliurisou, P.M., and Mr. A. G. Strauss, J.P.) J. W. Coppard v. A. Gunther, claim for £3 18a 2d. Mr. Murphy for com plainant, slated that an order had previously been made for the amount, and subsequently XI 10s was paid by defendant. An order was made for £2 Ss 2d, with £2 5s casts, the amount to he paid in instalments of 10s per week. BThe Rainbow Manufacturing and Supply Co., proceeded against Mrs. F. (Joustley to recover the sum of £18 7s. Mr. W. II. Ormerod for complainant and Mr. C. B. Walter for defendant. The case was dismissed with £1 lis Gd costs against complainant. A license to carry passengers in a motor car was grunted to Mr 13. H. Jenkins, of Rainbow.
THE GUN [Newspaper Article] — Rainbow Argus — 9 May 1914
THE GUN The following syllabus has been drawn up by the Rainbow Gun Club for the seasons sparrow matches.:— TUOl'IlY 1914 PRESENTED BY RISE May 20 Mr. G. Walliss 6 bird June 17 Mr. j. Wishart,.lst; 6 bird Mr. A. G. Strauss, '2nd. July 15 Mr. J. Danckert, 1st; 6 bird ■ Mr. A. J. Barton, 2nd. Aug. 19 Messrs.- Ilagelthorn & 6 bird Bolton and P. Schilling, 1st; Messrs. Merritt 4 Williams, 2nd. Sept. 23 Messrs. G. II. lliby a G bird B. II. Jenkins, 1st; Mr. R H. Gray, 2nd. Oct. 14 Ladies' Bracelet, 1st; 10 bird Messrs. P. J. Ryan, F. Dawson a N. E. Jenkins, 2nd; Mr.F. R. Liesfield and Beef Trust 3rd. Open only to financial members who have shot in any of the club's pre vious matches during the season. The above matches are only open to financial members for the present season. A Trophy will be presented by Mr. II. Rogasch to the momber who kills the largest number of sparrows in club matches during the season. This Syllabus is subject to alteration.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Rainbow Argus — 9 May 1914
Lost-Cow LOST from Rainbow on 20th April.— One dark red cow, ear split and sear on neck. Ten shillings reward. Apply to MRS. A. J. JOHNS, Gray Street, Rainbow. Lost IOST from Ken mare—One red and J white hull, branded GG on near side leg. Ten Shillings reward will be paid for information leading to recovery. II. GRIFFITHS, Kenmaro. Thanks I DESIRE to tender my heartfelt' THANKS to the neighbors who so kindly provided teams for the purpose of ploughing and drilling in my crop on Wednesday, May 6, especially to Mr. R. W. Dunn for organising and supervising the working bee; also to Messrs. C. E. Ilelyar and G. Atwell who have lent me a team to liniBh ploughing and drilling in the crop. L. BONEIIAM. May 7, 1914. To Motor Car Owners R. H. GRAY Begs to announce that he ia the District Agent FOR - Dunlop Motor Tyres, And always has on hand a stock of Covers and TubeB to fit Ford CarB.
WHEN YOU NEED A GOOD REST. [Newspaper Article] — Rainbow Argus — 9 May 1914
WHEN YOU N£fcD A GOOD REST. : By a ■ Hospital 'Nurse, Ordinary-sitting in a chair or lying on the'sofa are not by any means-the mosfrestful positions you 'can -adopt, tor, though, they ease certain parts of Lhe body, they leave others just as strained and tired as ever. Perhaps you may not know the val ue of putting your feet up as high as they will conif6rtably go; It is not elegant, I know, to sit with your feet jn the table or the maiiteipi^Cfi, but it is most restful and good for yoil, so you may just as well do it when you are alone. A doctor once told me that he was constantly impressing this "feet-up" treatment on girls whose work made it necessary for them to stand about a great deal—shop assistants, teach ers, and so on. "Get your feet up as high as your head whenever you pos sibly can," ho ol-dered. His patients used to think this very strange at first, but they fjiiickly realised what i wonderful relief1 it gave to aching feet and tired legs. Another very "comfy." tiioiig...
THE TURF [Newspaper Article] — Rainbow Argus — 9 May 1914
THE TURF The Richmond pony races took place Inst Saturday. -Results:— Steward's Purse, 1st division—Aura ria and Gladeroo (dead heat) 1. OwneiH divided. !) to 2 Auraria, 15's Gladeroo. Second division—Avon 1, Moung 2, Ohn 3. Avon started at 5's and won run off. Steward's Plate—Guide All 1, Rose bud 2, Roinola 3. 10's winner. £500 Purse—Naughty 1, Valctte 2, Mountain Rose 3. 3's winner. £500 Plate—Gallic Maid 1, Fuslenelle 2, Port Ahoy 3. 20's winner. Pichmond Purse—Antisana 1, Grape Vine 2, Croyden 3. 4's winner. Richmond Plate—Mint 1, Jack Lester 2, Thong 3. 2's winner.
The Hypothetical Question. [Newspaper Article] — Rainbow Argus — 9 May 1914
The Hypothetical Question. "Miss Prittly," said the young law yer with the high brow and the Henry Clay forelock, "let me "ask you a hypothetical question. Suppose that a young man of excellent habits and increasing income—a young man who believed himself fully capable of mak ing a woman happy—were to appear before a young woman who had eyes of rare and radiant lustre and hair of the texture and glory of spun gold, whose lips were more perfect than Hogarth's line' of beauty, whos^ cheeks held a tint that put to shame the magnificent pink of the rose petal—a young woman whose culture and charm easily placed her immea surably above all other women in the world—and he were to ask this young woman If Bhe would " "Oh, Mr. Blackstone!" she whisper ed, sinking into his arms. "Yes!" Regarding unconscious humor in the pulpit, intimations of pastoral visitation are a frequent pitfall to ministers attempting to define expli citly the district set apart for the hon or of a call. There was one o...