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Obituary. [Newspaper Article] — Grenville Standard — 18 September 1915
The funeral of the late Mr Henry Kelly took place on Monday from his residence, Snake Valley, to the place of interment, the Carngham Cemetery, and was largely attended. The coffin boarers were Mesrs T. Treleaven, H.Kelly, M. Kilfoyle, and J. Reid. The pall bearers were Messrs T. Brumby, S. Leeman, F. Fenton, W. Murray, G. Barr, T. Ward, G. Coster, B„ T., and L. Lewis, W. Hall, J. M'Donald, and J. Rowe. Key. Father M. Barrett of ficiated. The funeral arrangements were in the hands of Messrs F. W. Barnes and Son (Jordan and Tippet.)
Correspondence. THE LAND QUESTION. (To the Editor.) [Newspaper Article] — Grenville Standard — 18 September 1915
THE LAND QUESTION. (To the Editor.) Sir,—It is stated that, just in pro portion as a man is anxious for the safety of his family and their progress, the more;i3 the passion; arousedr to pos ses3 a?freehold ^ome that he can call his. very own ; but whence comes the passion V Why.should a man mistrust his power to secure for hiB children ample for their needs ? Because as the law now is, some other man gets a free hold and cbmjplla men to give up to him a large portion of the wealth created by their labor. If every man was per fectly certain that his right of property in the things created by his own labor and intelligence was secure, the crav-. ing for a freehold would cease. Mf every man was guaranteed the use of as much land as ne needed, and the full result of such use, the holiest passion, of the best part of. the .human race would be satisfied, without preying upon the rest of the human .family. To-day, sel fishness has becotae a necessity, and j almost a virtue. He who would pr...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Grenville Standard — 18 September 1915
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A Capable Interpreter. [Newspaper Article] — Grenville Standard — 25 September 1915
A Capable Interpreter. Donald Macfarlane and his daugh ter Jessie came up to London town to visit some relatives. Day after day Jessie and her father went sight iseeiog, always together. Jessie's aunt, noticing this, one day suggest ed that she should let her father go out alone occasionally, and added jokingly, "Men do not like to have women always with them." "Aye, auntie, but he wants me," explained Jessie earnestly. "He canna thole to stir oot o' the hoose his lane. Ye wadna believe hoo fasht he is onywhere Tvi'oot me. Ye see, faither taa'ks sae 'braid that stranger folk dinna ken what it's a' aboot, an' I hae tae gang wi' him tae dae the conversin'!"
Something Had Happened. [Newspaper Article] — Grenville Standard — 25 September 1915
Something Had Happened. He was giving evidence in a railway accident case, and the counsel, finding it difficult to get any coherent answers from him, suggested that he should tell his own story in Ms own particu lar way. "Well," he began, "it was like this. Bill and I was walking down the rail way track, when suddenly I 'eard a whistle, and Bill and I steps off the track. Then after the train had gone by I steps on the track, again and couldn't see Bill. So I walks along and presently I sees Bill's hat. Then I goes a bit farther and I sees one of Bill's legs. Then I walks on and I sees one of Bill's arms, and then I says, 'By crikey, sometning muster 'appened to Bill.'"
A Point in Navigation. [Newspaper Article] — Grenville Standard — 25 September 1915
A Point in Naviaation. As a river steamer was returning from a pleasure trip the engines sud denly stopped, and the steamer re mained motionless for several mi nutes. The passengers began to grow anxious, and one of them, a portly pompous person, went up to the cap tain. "What's the trouble, captain?" he inquired "Why have we stopped?" "Too much fog," answered the cap tain curtly. "But I can see the stars overhead quite plainly," argued the passenger. "Mebbe ye can," said the captain grimly. "But unless the b'ilers b'ust we ain't goin' that way!"
AMUSING INCIDENTS. Merry Maria. [Newspaper Article] — Grenville Standard — 25 September 1915
AMUSING INCIDENTS. Merry Maria. Down the kitchen stairs, with a resounding crash, fell an entire tray ful of recently-used crockery, not even a salt-cellar remaining unbro ken. In the dining-room the mis tress was in hysterics, and the mas ter rushed to the scene of the disas ter. "Maria! Maria! Whatever have you done?" he cried to the servant. Maria smiled serenely. "Oh, sir," she replied, "it's only the dinner things, sir! What a lucky thing I hadn't washed them up!"
THE VALUE OF RICE PUDDING. [Newspaper Article] — Grenville Standard — 25 September 1915
THE VALUE OF RICE PUDDING. This is not only very wholesome i for the children, but, as a well-known physician strongly holds, it concerns almost everyone over fifty, as rice is a valuable item in the daily dietary then, and a pleasant one, too, if pro perly cooked. Ordinary rice puddings shouli never be made with eggs; the addition of eggs turns the pudding into a custard, and as a rice pudding needs such long cooking the custard becomes hardened. The proportion of rice to,say, a quart of milk is about three and a half ounces, and this rule applies to other kinds of milk pud-1 dings. Rice needs slow cooking, for about two and a-half to three hours; two ounces of suet, shredded or chop ped finely, and added to the milk is an improvement, and makes the pud ding more nourishing. Skimmed milk is often used for these puddings, but in this case suet or a good piece of butter should be put io, as when the cream has been taken from the milk it loses in fat and nourishment, though it retains...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Grenville Standard — 25 September 1915
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THE Grenville Standard, PUBLISHED EVERY SATURDAY. Printed and published by LIONEL SPARROW, sole Proprietor, at the office of the "Grenville Standard" newspaper, Clyde street, Linton, in the State of Victoria. Registered at the General Post Office, Melbourne, for transmission as a newspaper. SATURDAY, SEPT. 25, 1915. [Newspaper Article] — Grenville Standard — 25 September 1915
V. .. . PUBLISHED T3VESX SATOBOAX. v .. Printed and published by Lionel Sparrow, sola Proprietor, at the office of the "G-renvUle Standard" newspaper, Olydo street, Linton, in the State of Victoria. Registered at the General Post Office, Melbourne, for transmission as a newspaper. SATURDAY, SEPT. 25, 1915. With this issue of the Standard the current quarter is completed. Subscri bers' accounts will be rendered within the next few days. Mr R. E. Murdoch, dentist, who visits Lintou once a month, wishes it to be known that the present reduced train service in no way afiectg his attendance at the dates and times fixed, as he uses a motor car. Mr Murdoch's next visit to Linton is fixed for Monday, 11th October, 1 to 8 p.m.; Skipton, 12th October, 3 to 9 p.m. Stormy weather marked the beginning of the. week, and heavy rain fell, 136 points being recordnd at Linton. Some damage has been done to crops in many places, bni; on the whole the rain will be beneficial, followed as it has been by ...
THE HOUSEHOLD. SELECTED RECIPES. [Newspaper Article] — Grenville Standard — 25 September 1915
THE HOUSEHOLD. SELECTED RECIPES. Sausage Potatoes.—Take half a pound of sausages, two pounds of cooked potatoes, a little milk, salt and pepper. Prick the sausages, put them into a dripping-pan, and roast slowly in the oven for ten minutes; mash the potatoes; beat with a wooden spoon until light, adding a little salt and pepper, enough milk to moisten them, and a little of the fat from the drip ping-pan. Put a spoonful of the po tato on a floured hoard, lay a sausage on it, cover with potato, place on a greased baking-sheet, make quite rough with a fork, brush with milk; bake twenty minutes or until a nice brown. Prune Pudding.—Half a pound of prunes, a quarter of a pound of chop ped suet, a quarter of a pound of moist sugar, two beaten eggs, half a teaspoonful of baking-powder, half a gill of milk. Soak the prunes in boil ing water for half an hour, stone them and cut in pieces, not too small. Mix all the ingredients together, turn into a buttered basin, and boil for three hours. S...
Smythesdale News. [Newspaper Article] — Grenville Standard — 25 September 1915
The statntory-meMirij* of the Borough Coqncil was held on Monday evening. Present tJr's M'Me.riaraift;^ ReU'ze, Elder, Searle, Kirk, M'Cartby,' and Williamson. Crs Williamson and McCarthy made the nsnal declaration be fore taking their seats, jOr M'Mena min was voted to the chair, and wel comed the newly elected councillors, both of whom responded,. The election of Mayor was adjourned to the general monthly meeting. -/r;
Scarsdale News. [Newspaper Article] — Grenville Standard — 25 September 1915
A public meeting of the Commoners of the Browns and S cars dale Borough Common was held at the Town Hall on Tuesday evening, to consider and take what action should be taken with regard to fclie future management of the Com mon. Cr A. A. Edgar occupied the chair, and explained the position that had arisen owing to the amalgamation of the borough with Grenville Shire. The' councillors of the borough were by vir tue of office ' the managers, and "when united to Grenville Shire the Common would be under the control of Grenville Shire. The secretary had made en quiries at the Lands Department, and been advised that a public meeting be convened to consider the question of future management. After some dis cussion Cr S. Statton moved, Cr D. Crosthwaite seconded, and carried unani mously : That in view of the fact that on and after the 1st October next the Bor ough of Browns and Scarsdale, whose councillors are the managers of the com mon, becomes portion of Grenville Shire, it is the opin...
Mutual Identification. [Newspaper Article] — Grenville Standard — 25 September 1915
Mutual Identification. It was all over a free-kick, and, grow- J ing more and more heated, the rival captains were in hot dispute. "You're a fool!" shrieked one cap tain at last. "And you're a liar!" roared the other. The referee turned and addressed the respective teams: "Now that the captains have identi fied each other," said, he, ""we will proceed with the* game!"
THE FOLLY OF TAKING DIGESTIVE PILLS. A WARNING TO DYSPEPTICS. [Newspaper Article] — Grenville Standard — 25 September 1915
A WARNING TO DYSPEPTICS. The habit of taking .digestive pills after mealsmakes chroniq dyspeptic^ of many thousands of men and women be cause : artificial digesiants, drugs aud medicines have, practically no influence upon the excessive acid-Condition of the stomach, contents which alone is the cause of most forms of iiiSigestion and dyspepsia. The after dfhner pill merely lessens the sensitiveness of the stomach nerves and thus gives W' false sense df freedom from pain whereas if those who are subject to flatulence, heartburn, wind* etc., were to obtajfh a little . pure bisurated magnesia from the chemist and take half a teaspoonful in a little water after meals, there would be no necessity for drugs or medicines because bhurpted magnesia instantly neutralises acidity, stops fermentation arid'thus ensures nor mal painless digestion by enabling the stomach to do its work without hin drance.
Old Lintonians' Association. [Newspaper Article] — Grenville Standard — 25 September 1915
on intuitu' o A committee meeting of the Old Linton iaus' Assoeiatiou was held in the Shire Hall on Thursday evening. Vice-president G. Bennett occupied the chair in the absence of the President, due to a severe cold. Correspondence was received from several members and several photos of old identities accompanied the letters. There are probably many photos of the old identities in the pos session of local residents that would be of value to the Association. Owners of the same who read this will confer a favor if they can supply the same for insertion in the frame that has been purchased for the pur pose. The question of holding the annual gather ing was discussed, the motion for adhering to the proposal made at the last annual gather ing to hold it on the third Saturday in No vember was carried unanituonsly. It was decided that tho badges which have been ordered and will be distributed shortly, shall do duty for members' tickets this year ' as well as their ordinary use. Feeling re...
BREAD FROM HEAVEN. When Showers of Manna Fell. [Newspaper Article] — Grenville Standard — 25 September 1915
BREAD FROM HEAVEN. When Showers of Manna Fell. "Our fathers ate the manna in the wilderness; as it is written: He gave them bread from heaven to eat."— John vi., 31. Since the days of the Bible the ac tual or material existence of manna has been doubted. But there fell dur ing a copious shower of rain recently in the vicinity of Mardin and Diarbe kir, Asiatic Turkey, a substance that analysts declared to be the veritable manna of Bible days. It was in the form of small globules about the size of millet seeds, and though yellowish on the outside, was perfectly white within. ' The. inhabi tants eagerly gathered it up and with it made excellent bread, for it proved floury, palatable and nutritious. Sam ples were sent to Paris, where chem ists declared it to be a vegetable sub stance of the lichen family, scientific ally known as lecanora esculenta. TIis lichen, found in the most arid mountains of the desert of Tartary, grows so close to the ground among the pebbles that it can be disti...
Obituary. MRS. THOMAS KENNEDY. [Newspaper Article] — Grenville Standard — 25 September 1915
MRS. THOMAS KENNEDY. The death of Mrs T. Kennedy, one of the oldest and most highly respected residents of Linton, came as a shock to the residents of this district, many people not hearing of her illness till the end was near. Mrs Kennedy was spared, the trials and suffering of a long illness. One of those^fetrokes which carry oS so many attacked her on Thursday of- last week, and she succumbed early on San day morning, at the age of 78 years. Mrs Kennedy was the wife of Councillor Thos. Kennedy, J.P., of Fingal Park, Linton. She was a native of Ballin garry, County Tipperary, Ireland, and arrived in Victoria in 1861. Her mar riage-took pl&ce in;1862v and except. for - - a iWyears St Portland, resided during her many years of happily married life at Linton, where, through her genial and happy disposition she endeared herself to the whole community. W hilst strictly a home-loving woman, having the large family of thirteen children, she could always findtime to visit where th...
FOR THE FARMER. MATERIAL FOR SILAGE. [Newspaper Article] — Grenville Standard — 25 September 1915
FOR THE FARMER. MATERIAL FOR SILAGE. The first consideration is: What can be used for silage? There may be the surplus grass in spring, or a field may be closed for haymaking, when, if the season prove unfavorable and unsettled, the grass may 'be con verted into silage. Grass may be abundant on the farm in a wet season. It can be cut and stacked almost with out removing stock from the enclo sure. All roughage that would other wise be wasted can be used. Then comes the question: Should crops be specially grown for ensiling? The answer is decidedly yes. Crops that ensile and will only occupy the land for a short time are oats, Italian rye grass, tares, peas and clover. The leguminous plants should be grown mixed with a large proportion of Ital ian rye. Then sorghum, millets and, most useful of all, maize. Of these crops some will probably be fed green to the cows, and all that may not be so used will provide excellent ensilage. These crops can be well recommended. They have been prove...
Skipton News. [Newspaper Article] — Grenville Standard — 25 September 1915
Skipton News. From information given to the police on August 26, Frederick William S trad ling, formerly manager of the National Bank of Australasia Ltd., Pyramid Hill, and also at Skipton, was charged on warrant with larency as an agent of three sums of money, namely, £48, £40, and £15, between November 18, 1914, and May 11, 1915. Detective Tognini, who was placed in charge of the case, traced Stradlingto Perth, Western Aus I tralia, where he was arrested by the Perth police authorities. An escort will be sent from Melbourne to bring Strad ling baok from Western Australia. Heavy rain occurred on Sunday and Monday, over an inch being recorded. The creek overflowed in several places and lowlying ground was submerged. Wood and carcases of animals were taken down stream, but no damage was done to dwelling places. At one time it was feared that the township was in danger of being flooded. The following is the balance sheet of the Skipton branch of the Red Cross So ciety, from 1st Septem...