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No One Knows. THE WEIGHT OF ANOTHER'S BURDEN. MANY A ONE BROUGHT TO LIGHT. [Newspaper Article] — Rochester Express — 24 April 1914
Kb 0«e Know \| a>'v ... i 0Xli BROUGHT light to Voi! tuo^v /f >ou bare a burden s h Vr you kuou- where you are f'Tiohear it- Vou know how Is (rouble it gives you. But do I iflOB- ''Off 10 'sllakc 11 0fT? IS'bjci tots more bnidcas than !Bite touwii organism. Aud it !'Lcts to it. sometimes ewpathi X I( adies, it pains, is weak j,JW- ]t's ),oi!r fauit if you JL'f come to the rescue. Per haps L don't know how. We could Mvou. but yon might doubt us, fl0'et IuaiJ l^en 1 lif'/er proven. : f ^ i U'liitiocfc, Ulacksuiith, late , /ilsckay street, Rochester, and I Lj liuug in Hentv, N.S.W., j was stiddenly seized with j fr'j'ji, shooting paius across my lick, aud Ibcy were so bad that I ja;compelled to Jay up for days. mcsgonywas almost unbearable, L new seemed to leave me, day ' Ligbl. I tried several remedies, kiuotog did me any good uuli! h jefj Doau's Backache Kiduey Ism very pleased I found Jliis excellent remedy, for a couple it bottles completely cured me, UJ have been free from t...
TELEGRAMS MELBOURNE, Thursday Evening. Grain, &c., Market. [Newspaper Article] — Rochester Express — 24 April 1914
(From Our Own Correspondent.) Mhlbouknh, Thursday Eveninsr. Grain, &c„ Market. . Wheat, 3s 9d; oats, milling, Is 10^d, feed, Is 9}4d; barley malt ing, English, 3s 3d, cape, 2s 2d; maize, 3s lOd; potatoes, 1,0 5s; onions L5 15s; chaff, Iy3 5s. Committed for Trial, Fred Wigle>, chaffeur, was com mitted for trial for the alleged manslaughter of Conrad Cozelman, who was kil'ed by ^Wrigley's motor car while stepping off a tram car at South Yarra. The coroner remarked that this was the ninth motor car fatality that he has investigated this year. - Divorce Court. In the divorce case of Arthur Kirby, mining assayer, against his wife, Alice Jane, respondent ap peared in court to-day and denied that she left her husband because of her infatuation with a spirit ualist. As a matter of fact she did not believe in spiritualism, and left her husbaud because of his threats to shoot her. Kirby was not in court, having left for Tasmania on | business. - Judge Cussen adjourned j the case, s...
The Pig Breeding Industry. [Newspaper Article] — Rochester Express — 24 April 1914
The Pig Breeding Industry. The statistics for 1913 show that y year there were 240,()0U pigs in Victoria as against 2s(),000 iu Jtf91 -23years ago, although the poptt litionof the State, and therefore, the local consumption of pig pro ducts lias largely increased in the interval. In view of this it was somewhat surprising to sec it re ported iu the metropolitan press kit week that there was a "slump" intk price of piss at Rochester. The conditions were probably local, and in view of the prices paid by consumers for pork and bacon, it is remarkable that there should be a "slump" in the market price for pigs iu the State. The safety against "slumps" is to develop the export trade in pig products to Great Britain. The amount John Ball pays for pig products from atnoidis amazing. In 191- the rnpmU of pig products to the United Kingdom were valued at The United States | a few years ago dominated the ' British market in beef aud pig pro duels, but the rapid growth of her population has co...
Why Hair Falls Out. VENTION. (DR. N. DUCLAUD.) THE CAUSE—AND ITS PRE [Newspaper Article] — Rochester Express — 24 April 1914
Why Hair Falls Out. (Uk. x. Di'claud). Vour hair falls out either be cause the roots shrivel up and die, ot because the scalp relaxes aud looseus its hold upou the hair roots. This is almost invariably due to iaudtufl germs which rob the hair its nutrition, actually starving H to death. To stop falling, hair and prevent total or partial bald ness the daudruff germ must be destroyed. For this purpose, physicians aud hair specialists now iuvariably prescribe a lotion com posed of ]'l dram menthol crystals, J ounces of bay rum, and one ounce of lavona de composee. Rub wll into the scalp with the tinker , and every daudruff germ will be destroyed withiu two or three tajs. The hair will stop tailing out and begin \o grow at an amax >ns rate, and brittle aud scanty hair will become soft, glossy and luxuriant. The results following tfic use of this formula are so truly 1 "uiarkable that I strongly advise ■ Wety reader whose hair falls out; loS'ive it a trial at once. 1 lu giving evidenc...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Rochester Express — 24 April 1914
Weddings. ralkigh—murphy. A weddiug that has excited con siderable interest in the Waualta —Rochester district was celebrated at the Sacred Heart Cathedral, Ben digo, Wednesday, the contracting parties being Mr Patrick Raleigh, of Wanalta, and Miss Mary Mur phy, of Corop. The Rev Prior Meredith, of Rochester, assisted by the Rev Father Telian, of Beudigo, performed the ceremony. Mr Mar tin Murphy, brother of bride, Sea gate, acted as best man, and the groo msman was Mr lid ward Raleigh brother, of the bridegroom. The bridesmaid was Miss Auua Murphy, sister of the bride. The bride, who was given away by her brother, Mf W. J. Murphy, wore the cus tomary wreath and veil, , and was tastefully dressed in ivory crepe de chine, trimmed with white swans down and Limerick lace, whilst her travelling dress was a saxe-biue coat and skirt, with hat to match. The bridesmaid wore a white brocaded crepe de chine costume, with pearl trimming. Mrs Anne Murphy, mother of the bride, was dressed in ' b...
Eight Hour's Sports. SPORTS AT ECHUCA. [Newspaper Article] — Rochester Express — 24 April 1914
Eight Hour's Sports. SPORTS AT ECHUCA. Foliowing are the principal results of the events on Wednesday ;— Shkffiki.d Handicap, 130yds. First, ,£15; second, ^4; third, £l. —E. Carter, Echuca, 6yds, 1; J. Godfrey, Bendigo, I2j^yds, 2; R. B. Drew, Echuca, 13yds, 3. Park Ovai, Stakks.—R. D. Chalmers, 32yds, 1; L. Wallis, 60yds, 2; T. W. Souta.r, 30yds, 3. Ladies' Bracelet. — A. W. Duncan, lO^yds, 1; R. Burgoyne, 5^vds, 2; F. C. Murray, 5yds, 3. Trails Handicap. — R. B. Drew, Echuca, 18yds, 1; J. God frey, Bendigo,- 15yds, 2; C. P. Cassidy, Footscray, 14yds, 3. Eciiuca Handicap. One mile. First, £1; second, £2: third, £l. Final—h. Wallis, 110yds, 1; R. M'Kenzie, 20yds, 2; A. E. M'Phcr son, 115yds, 3. Log Chop. 1 Sin. log. First, ,£1;'second, £2.—J. Crump, I2sec. bhd, 1, A. Prentice, 26sec. blid, 2. The Two-mea and the Four Men ■Reel Race were won by Moaiua with Echuca second.
Rochester Library. [Newspaper Article] — Rochester Express — 24 April 1914
Rochester Library. I A meeting of the comiui-tee of 1 the Rochester Library and Me chanics Institute was held on Mon day evening, when there were pre sent Messrs Daly (president), Prior Meredith, Dovrne, Kelly, Woroer, Gallop, Fitzgerald. There was no correspondence, and accounts amounting to 1,0 lls4d were passed for payment Mr Gallop called attention to mle T, wbich specifies that any member of committee who absents himself for three consecutivc meet ings shall have his seat declared vacant and an eligible m-ember will be appointed to fill the vacancy. He thought the rule shoull be strictly enforced, as it was with difficulty that they could get a quorum at tlieir monthly meetings. The president concurred, and said that he would see that the rule was enforced in future. The secretary was instructed to forward letters of thanks to Messrs E. \V. Freema* and R. A. Jones for donations of books made by thein. A number of matters affecting the welfare of the library we:e dis cussed. It ...
Echuca. [Newspaper Article] — Rochester Express — 24 April 1914
Echuca. The South Australian Parlia mentary Railways Standing Com mission will visit Echuca 011 Wed nesday and take evidence regarding, the trade and commerce of the dis trict. A slight rise has takeu place in the Murray River at Kchuca. In a few weeks navigation should be possible. ; A report received from Koou-x drook states that counterfeit half sovereigns are iu circulation in that district. . ' - ; A poll of the ratepayers is to be taken at the August election ou the questiou of gas or electricity for lighting the town. A grant of L10 has been made ' by tUe council to the mechanics' in-, stitute. During tlie discussion on the matter the question of whether the institute was tilling it purpose was raised. It was stated that the iustitute was intended for the work ing classes, but now most interest seeiued to be devoted to the sub - cribers.
Elmore Handicaps. WEDNESDAY, APRIL 29. [Newspaper Article] — Rochester Express — 24 April 1914
Elmore Handicaps. Wednesday, April 29. Bracelet Trot, nine furlongs—Rush Harold, Robin BI, Ella H, Violet O, scr; Master Huou, Baiubridge, Digit Alto, Glad Bells, Charitj Bells, Billy S, Joy Bells, Rene Direct, 20yds blul; Soucy, Tracy, Paddy Direct, Killaruey Chimes, Policev, 50 yds bhd; Tilley, Flora, 55 yds blid; Hilda, Whltty Alto, 70 yds bhd; Rowell, 100 yds bhd; Ella, 120 yds bhd; Direct B, 140 yds bhd; Abbey Chimes, Jack Alto, 160 yds bhd. Open Trot', one; mile , and avhalf— Tracey, Sonny, Policey, Paddy Direct,' scr; Flora, Tilley, 10 yds bhd; Kalypso, Hilda, 30 yds bhd; Kathleen, 55 yds Rosario, 60yds bhd; Gwennie, 80 yds bhd: Ella, Dingo, 95yds bhd; Lottie Wycombe, 100 yds blid; Direct B, Sir occo, Urgent, 120 yds bhd; Abbey Chimes, Jack Altff, 145 yds bhd; Jackie Mitchell, 350 yds blirl; W.S., 170. yds bhfl; The Starling, 200 yds blul. J. J* KKf.i.v, rianrlicAppcr. \
THE BRIGHT SIDE. [Newspaper Article] — Rochester Express — 24 April 1914
THE BRIGHT SIDE. "Be an optimfst!" The speaker was ex-President Taft, the scene a New Haven dinner. "Be an optimist! Emulate the poor old tramp! "A poor old tramp was plodding along during the first snow of the sea son. The gelid and moist air pierced through his flimsy rags. His hands were blue with cold. Nevertheless he shuffled along cheerily enough, through the two inches of snow that covered the footpath! "And this poor old tramp, thus shuffling along, smiled optimistically and remarked: 'There's one good thing about snow: it ihides the holes in yer shoes.' "
NEVER MIND OUR TROUBLES. [Newspaper Article] — Rochester Express — 24 April 1914
NEVER MIND OUR TROUBLES. Learn how to tell a story. A well told story is as welcome as a sunbeam in a sick-room. Learn to keep your own troubles to yourself. The world is too busy to care for your ills and sorrows.- Learn to stop croaking. If you cannot see any good in the world, keep the bad to yourself. Learn to hide your pains and aches under a pleasant smile. Learn to meet your friends with a smile.. The good-hu mored man or woman is always wel come, but the dyspeptic or hypochon driac is not wanted anywhere, and iB a nuisance as well.
Cabby's Story. [Newspaper Article] — Rochester Express — 24 April 1914
Cabby's Story. "Some ladies is fearful stingy. I had one t'other day"—liere Ton; Whip pem, the caibman, smiled affectedly at his companion, drew an imaginary skirt, toyed with an invisible i)ug dog and took two or three steps "with a mincing gait. " 'Is your 'ansom disengagedsays she. " 'Yea'm,' I answers. " 'I trust your springs are in hor der?' she says again. " 'Bx'lent—Al,' I says. " 'Well, then, cabman, you may drive me to Regent place, No. 901; but be a-awful careful, for pooah deali King Charlie has been so bad late ly.' "The dog was one of them spaniels that's prison-cropped on the body, but wears the 'air of their heads long like a hopera singer. Well, in she gets, an* I drove holf to the toon of the 'Dead March.' By an' bye we gets to the destination, my lady steps hout, an' hinto the 'ouse, and I makes sure of a tip of half a crown at the lowest. Arter a bit, hout comes a flunkey, an' counts four thrupenny-pieces, also some coppers, into my fist. " 'That's yer legal fare,...
Thrft. [Newspaper Article] — Rochester Express — 24 April 1914
Thrft. Sir Archibald Geikie, vho hgj ceived the coveted Order oi -'^ is a great collector of Scotfe'1"' dotes. . ^ One of his best is about a ^ in Glasgow, where a sfraneer seat in one of the mourning^. The other three occupants ot ^ * riage were rather curious to O who he was, and at last one ° , ^ ; began to (luestion him. The w • • went like this: r f "Ye'll be a blither o' the w j "Na, I'm na brither o' ; "Wee!, ye'll be his cousin • j "Na, I'm no' a cousin" , , # i "At ony rate, ye'll be n Irii > corp?" ,-f ;ff t "Na, I'm no' that eith?1- # f I've no' been very "'eel ®*» ■ ^ f stranger explained cowP'ac? ''rji# i . my doctor has ordered nie )i?p | exercise, so I tliocM »! cheapest way to tak' It 1 "1 A small tear reJieves s = row.
What a Wife! [Newspaper Article] — Rochester Express — 24 April 1914
What a Wife! "Pooli!" said a man in an ornliu as he and other business men were oil their way to the City, "my wife is the most methodical,- careful, neat w man you ever saw. It is all tor sense for a woman to let a house n: into disorderly "ways. You ought t) see how my wife does tilings." "Well, of course, that is all ver; well in theory," responded aiiofe "but the best housekeeper gets tr hind." "My wife never does. She is aKa;; the same. She keeps everything t first-class order." "She must be a remarkable persoi' said another man. "How Ions to'' you been married?" "Ten years. And she has nererc: appointed me. Why, gentlemen, s:; always puts everything in the siC place, and you know just where if find what you want. For instance,' Tvent to my handkerchief draivertfe morning before daylight, and took c: a handkerchief and put it in WW ket before starting out, and I k®' just as well as I know my own &'[ that that handkerchief is just sk a size, and has my initials worfiea■ ...
OUT FROM THE SHADOWS [Newspaper Article] — Rochester Express — 24 April 1914
our FROM THE SHADOWS IAN GROSVENOR. Nobody ever thought of calling •James Hallerton by any other name than that of Plain James. Fortune had not been kind when it fashioned his features. Without being precise ly ugly to the point of repulsion, he was singularly ill-favored. With the exception of his eyes, there was no redeeming point about his face. The nickname the country had given him fitted him to a nicety; still, though correct in detail, the knowledge he deserved it rankled in the owner's breast. At no time did it hurt him more than when he.fell in love with the prettiest girl in the village and, in dong so, discovered he was in the running with Steve Batwicke. Hand some as a Greek god, it was but little surprising that Daisy Martin should incline her ear more readily to the latter's lure of accent than to that of Plain James. It was a good month before Hallerton made this discovery. When he did he allowed his jealous re sentment of his own imperfections to run riot for the fir...
The Degree of Annoyance. [Newspaper Article] — Rochester Express — 24 April 1914
The Degree of Annoyance. The Kaiser, who has apparently banned the "tango," has a habit of gently tugging at his left ear when anything bothers him. One day, some years ago, when he ■was on a visit to England, he was handed a telegram. The contents of the message apparently displeased, him, c.for he immediately began tug ging at his ear. The Prince of Wales, then a small boy, watched the performance with considerable interest. "Uncle," he said at length, "why are you pulling your ear?" "Because I'm annoyed, I suppose," replied the Kaiser. "And when you're very annoyed," persisted the young Prince, "what do you do then?" "Then I pull somebody else's!" an nounced His Majesty viciously. "You're terribly severe in your re ligion, Donald. I suppose you think we're all going to perdition, and no body will be saved but you a°nd your minister!" "I'm not so sure o' that," said Don ald, thoughtfully. "Ye ken, I whiles hae ma doots about the minister!"
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Rochester Express — 24 April 1914
STATE SAVINGS BANK OF VICTORIA grants LOANS ON EA8Y TERMS. up to three fifths Of valuation. ON BROAD ACRES .. .. .. .. .. £2000 to £25000 ! ON TOWN PROPERTIES .. .. £500 to £25000 for a term of 3 or 5 years with option of paying off a portion on any pay day. Interest 5 per cent. CREDIT FONC1ER LOANS up to two thirds of valuation. ON FARMS :. .. . . .. £50 to £2000. Repayable by Instalments spread over 30 years, with interest at 5 per cent. Security may be either Freehold, or Crown Leasehold that could be made Freehold at any time on payment of the balance of Crown Rents. Loans may be granted for the purpose of purchasing the land taken as security, or, paying off existing liabilities . thereon, paying Crown Rents, Improving, developing, or carrying on the farm, purchasing stock, machinery, etc. ON COTTAGES, VILLAS and SHOPS £50 to £1000. Repayable by Instalments spread over 19% years, with Interest at 5 per cent. No Charge for Mortgage Deed. Full Information on application to The In...
AN AUSTRALIAN RAIN-MAKER. [Newspaper Article] — Rochester Express — 24 April 1914
j AN AUSTRALIAN RAIN-MAKER. Little did the Premiers of New South Wales, Victoria, and South Australia think when they were wrangling the other day over the perennial Murray waters question tLat the solution of the whole diffi culty arising from the rival claims of irrigation and navigation had been ar rived at by an officer of the Common wealth Government. This modern reader of riddles, Mr. Balsillie, the Commonwealth wireless expert, claims to have solved the problem of rain-making that has puzzled the wits of men for untold ages. .For some time back it has been known that Mr. Balsillie was of the opinion that he had by means of electrica". science obtained a mastery over the clouds. That, even in these days of scientific marvels, must rank as something ex traordinary. Mr. Balsillie has taken preliminary steps towards turning his discovery to practical use by lodging an application for letters patent for his rain-making devices, and it is un derstood a company is to be formed with ...
WORKHOUSE TO WEDLOCK. Romance of Two Old-Age Pensioners. [Newspaper Article] — Rochester Express — 24 April 1914
WORKHOUSE TO WEDLOCK. Romance of -Two Old-Age Pensioners. A wedding, the outcome of an old age pension romance, took place re cently at Braintree, Essex. The bride was Miss Susannah Clarke (seventy-six), who has been an inmate of the Braintree Workhouse for near ly twenty years. The bridegroom was Walter Townsend (seventy-seven), who has lived for many years at Drury Lane, Braintree, and has been a wi dower for two years. ' The bride applied to the Braintree Guardians for assistance in her com ing marriage, and said that she and her husband would each receive the old-age pension of 5/- a week. A guar dian offered the pair a cottage, and other members of the board subscrib ed 5/- to buy her wedding ring, the master being ordered to provide the trousseau. The bride was driven to church in a motor car, and the workhouse mas ter (Mr. C. H. Barlow) gave her away. The vicar of Braintree had promised to marry the pair and give them a certificate for nothing, and the vicar's wife made, a gr...