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SECRET NAVAL CODE BOOK. [Newspaper Article] — Tungamah and Lake Rowan Express and St. James Gazette — 4 June 1914
SECRET NAVAL CODE BOOK. Pew things are so jealously guarded as the secret code book of the Uni ted States Navy. It is a book of sig nals-not the ordinary "wig-wag" sig nals used in the daily direction of the fleet by a commanding officer-hut a code of signals to be used solely in time of war and in the presence of ail enemy. These secret code books are issued only to the executive officers of a ship, who are enjoined to protect them against theft by every possible means. These books are threatened not so much by the ordinary thief as by secret emissaries of other Govern ments who desire to obtain knowledge of what the battleships would do in time of action. Governments have no scruples against theft in such cases. TIk- loss of one of these secret code books by an officer, unless explained to the entire satisfaction of the Sec retary of the Navy, would mean court martial and probable expulsion from the service. To the honor of the United States Service, no officer lias ever yet 'been...
THE MISSION OF FLOWERS. [Newspaper Article] — Tungamah and Lake Rowan Express and St. James Gazette — 4 June 1914
THE MISSION OF FLOWERS. Mr. Rider Haggard as a novelist has thrilled thousands, but never, perhaps, did his pen do better work ?than when it formed the following words, constituting, as they do, an enthusiastic and an effective "appre ciation" of flowers: - "I adore flowers," says some lady, contemplating a bouquet of orchids or prize chrysanthemums that others have raised at her expense. But she never watched the wonder of their growth; she never saw the shoot start to life; or the pseudo-bulb form; or day by day the flower spike ma ture. All that such a one cares for is the blaze of color when it conics, if even she really cares for this. With those who love the flowers, who, whatever their opportunities, are gar deners born, it is otherwise. The poor woman, for example, worn out with want, a dweller, perhaps, in the grimy slum of some vast city, who nurtures on the window-sill of her one room a cactus or a rose cut ting. When the cactus opens its gorgeous dazzling cup, white as t...
ROGUED BY BOGUS SPY. POWERS PAY THOUSANDS FOR CONCOCTED "SECKETS." [?]OLDEST SWINDLE OF THE AGE [Newspaper Article] — Tungamah and Lake Rowan Express and St. James Gazette — 4 June 1914
ROGUED 3Y BOGUS SPY. -f POWEUS J'AY THOUSANDS l'Ol! CONCOCTED -'SECKETS." JOLDEST SWINDLE OF THE AC! IC ' A brainy rogue, financially hun kered, who turned his luck by leap ing at the biggest'' possible quarry, and swindling Governments-Great Jlritain, France, and Russia in parti cular-is the subject, of a revelation by the Berlin newspaper, "Mittags Zeitung." The magnificent humbug, whose name is Glitch, is Suid to have made a handsoni" income out of Knglattd alone by selling " secret " German military plans. He first of all experimented with I'rance. He concocted a mobilisa tion plan of the German Army, to be used in the event of war break ing out with France. He added elaborate notes, invented a secret cipher, managed to give lite docu ments all the verisimilitude of real ity, made them appear to belong to the General Staff of the German Army-and then baited his hook. He got intp touch with the Gen eral KtalY of the French Army, ex plaining that lie was actin.it for his ?otisi:i,...
FOR HIS FAMILY'S SAKE. [Newspaper Article] — Tungamah and Lake Rowan Express and St. James Gazette — 4 June 1914
FOR HIS FAMILY'S SAKE. '' Paterfamilias was a very robust man, but be called in the doctor. Ji tlio truth bo told, Paterfamilias was so healthy, so big, ami so ro bust, that' he bad grown into the habit of bullying his family. "I don't know what's the mailer with my family," he remarked l&lt;> the medico, "but my wife is nervous, my children are suffering from some thing-I don't know what. In fact, the whole household is upset. All ihe servants arc bordering- on ner vous prostration. What do you think about it '?". The doctor was a friend of the family, and knew a little of its history. "I think it would bo all right," said he, "if you took a six months' tour of Europe-alone." "Me ?" replied the father ungram matically., in his surprise. "Me?" "Yes," replied tin doctor. "For the health of your family." "I'm not afraid of woman suff rage," said little Oinks. "My wife js a inilitani suffragette, but up to date 1 am .lulius Caesar "in my bouse." "I ii'iess you are, 1 guess ....
A PRINCELY YARN. [Newspaper Article] — Tungamah and Lake Rowan Express and St. James Gazette — 4 June 1914
.A PRINCELY YARN. The Jam of Nawanagar-better known in England as "Prince Ranji" -is the most popular Indian Prince* v.-ho has ever lived on this side. The story goes that when he came into his patrimony he was so grieved at the thought of breaking with his friends in England that bad not very strong influence been brought to bear, he would have relinquished his rights. The late King Edward was cne of those who persuaded him in the matter. "Prince Ranji" is a capital racon teur, and be has rlHatcd a yarn of a meeting held in a village to discuss the crection of a chandelier in the reading and recreation room con nected with the church. The vicar presided, and everybody seemed to be in favour of having one, when an old villager-whose know ledge of everything outside farming was somewhat limited-stood lip and .-??aid, ".Well, 1 be in favour of having this ere " "Chandelier."said the vicar, anxious to help liim out. "That's it, continued the parish ioner.; "but if we ,'avc one, who sha...
VICTIMS OF VERBOMANIA. TWO EXAMPLES. [Newspaper Article] — Tungamah and Lake Rowan Express and St. James Gazette — 4 June 1914
VICTIMS OF VERBOMANIA. TWO EXAMPLES. A book published bv l'rolessor Ps sip Louric, of Brussels, on the \ ii j tiras of vcrbomania. They arc, it seems, numerous, and public meet ings or Parliamentary debates arc responsible for some ot the extreme :ases. The professor believes that i-erbomania .is contagious in public meetings. He gives the example of a doctor in a small town, who had ;;rcat difficulty in speaking. He hesi tated and stuttered whenever he had to say three words in public. For years he objected to be clectcd to the Chamber of Deputies. Finally, ha :onsented to be a candidate, and was elected. A sudden transformation- followed. The doctor had a furious desire to speak in public on any and every subject. His speeches were bad ; iic himself became confused ; but he :ould not resist the passion1 for speaking. During all the time he was Deputy he struggled in vain against himself, and when his term was up he positively refused to be re-elected. The mania for speech making, ...
POSTAL RATES AND REGULATIONS LETTERS. [Where the term "The Commonwealth" is used in connection with these rates and regulations it includes Papua, Lord Howe Island, and Norfolk Island.] [Newspaper Article] — Tungamah and Lake Rowan Express and St. James Gazette — 4 June 1914
POSTAL RATES AND REGULATIONS LETTERS. [Where the term "The Common wealth" is used in connection with these rates and regulations it includes Papua, Lord Howe Island, and Norfolk Island.] *-or every 1 ounce or fraction thoreof. tor delivery within the Common wealth 1 For delivery in the British Em pire 0 i For delivery in the New Hebrides', Banks, and Torres Islands .. 0 2 £ or delivery in other places .... 0 21 LETTER CARDS. I'or delivery within the Commonwealth: single, Id. each; reply, Id. each half, l'or delivery in the British Empire (see list of places under "Letters")-Sin gle, Id. each. For ^ivery iu Hebrides, Banks, and lorres Islands-Siugle, 2d. each, ror delivery in other places- Siuale, aid. each. ' POST CARDS. Single Postcards impressed with the Id. stamp, and Reply or doublo cards, each Jiulf of which has the Id. ttanip impressed thereon, may be transmitted to places ivithiu tlio Cominonwealth, and to tliose places, enumerated under "Letters," to which letters may b&...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Tungamah and Lake Rowan Express and St. James Gazette — 4 June 1914
Puhlic NOTICES. Tungamali ss ];i,TZA!;I;TII stukkt, mklijoukxe ol vicToniA AYJ;nl;k, albeit PARK M. L- THOMAS fRecorded by the Hoard of Victoria), considers your interests, so consult us dming -i'li! [»ur visits-it will repay you. gllaveyour tooth extracted by an Amcsthc-tic which has proved itself to be superiur tu most Local Atiiestheties, A WONDEKEUL SUCCESS. , What Dr Charles Humbly, D.D.S., editor of the "American Dentists,' U.S.A., says ol Thomas' Painless Dentistry "Dear Sir, Concerning your ame-tlietic, we will say that it appeals to bo tho superior prepnntion for the Painless Kxtrnctimi of Teeth, ami the work is pei formed without pain or unpleasant ness to the patient," ? INV1MTJ5. America's latent invention for nitilicial dentures). Lighter, stronger mid better fur r.he nioiith than ordinary vulcanite. l&lt;'roiu -1 Is (with painless extractions free). :S|Vulcariito Plates floin i'3 os ^l'illin},' firm Tu, single teeth from 5* -Cleaning the Teeth, 7k 7d ?... GOOD ...
MILLIONS MADE IN TRADING BY POST. [Newspaper Article] — Tungamah and Lake Rowan Express and St. James Gazette — 4 June 1914
MILLIONS MADE IN TRADING BY POST. 4 Air.' Julius Kosenwnld, head of Hie great shopping-liy-post firm of Scares Uoebuck, anil Co.. Chicago, has just . celebrated liis fiftieth birthday by giving £137,000 to educational and philanthropic projects. He gave £f>0,0()0- to the University of Chi cago, JJ.IO.OOO to the - Associated '.Jewish Charities, and X10,000 to found a country club for philan thropic workers. The business of which Mr. Itosen wald is the head, is one of the most remarkable in the world. It has millions of customers, very few of wlio.m have ever seen the shop or one of its employes. They always pay Tor their goods before they see them. And if thev are not satisfied, they can have their money returned. - The firm's turnover is about £11. 000,"00 a year, and employs i>,000 persons, of whom about half are women. About 1,500 of Ihcm are shorthand clerks. All the firm's business is done Im post. and it has customers in cver,v town and hamlet in the United States. Six an...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Tungamah and Lake Rowan Express and St. James Gazette — 4 June 1914
Pl'llLIC NOTICKP, .^J-HCHANICS' HALL, TUNG AM All. SATURDAY, 6th Juno. GRAND BIOGRAPfl Entertainment. (In uid of Tuiigamah Urns? Baud Uniform Fund.) LATEST .PICTURES By tbo Independent Pictures Company. ADMISSION-Front Seats, la CI ; Back, Is, 1'. C. PHILLIPS, Hon. Sec. GRAND BALL. In "aid of WILBY FOOTBALL CLUB. WEDNESDAY, IOtii JUNE. In the WILBV HALL. Good Music. Refreshments. MoonlighS. C. PRATT, Hon. Sec. "Wilby and District Football Association, APPLICATIONS arc invited for Central Umpired, Season 1914. Fee, £1 per match. Applications to be in the hands of the Secretary by FRIDAY, 5TH JUNE, 19; -i. C. PRATT, lion. Sec. \V. & U, F.A. Tuugamah Agricultural Socioty 4HAK(. SE-OOT t-ikc pluco on .WUMli.iV, ;>ti( i, in ?'.'I of tlio above. Ail wUo oau n:.i>e it convenient are cordially invited to attend. Muster at Pngbley'ti corner at 'J a tn. Caterer in attendance. JOliX S. LULL, Secretary. FOR SALE. ARYK'STKIv (Robinson's), iu perfect working order. Two years in use....
LADIES PLEASE NOTE! [Newspaper Article] — Tungamah and Lake Rowan Express and St. James Gazette — 4 June 1914
LADIES 1'LEASE NOTE Ladies are requested to no'g tli.it thu officcs of the Lulius' Coilogu of Health have been removed from 111 lvl'Z ib...Ill-street, to I'luii's U iililing!, 327-IWO Collins-street, Melbourne. Tliu Culli-ye ti-in tliu sole ag;riey in Victoria T'lr l)r D. M. Coonley'a famous Orange Lily Treatment, wliiuh for tlio past 2o y.'ars lus bee-i ad'j '.'iiig such won letful cure's among woman in all parts of Australia. For the benefit of sufferers, and for those inio whoac homes King Uahy lms failed to appear a free valuable medical book will be sent to anyone writing to ])jpt. 11 The Ladies College of Health, l'h.iir's Buildings. 327 Collins . street, Melbourne.
SPECIAL STOCK SALE. [Newspaper Article] — Tungamah and Lake Rowan Express and St. James Gazette — 4 June 1914
- SPECIAL STOCK SA'LE. Messrs J. M'Numar.i and Co. report a yarding of 5,500 sheep and 100 cuttle at tluur special Btock saleatDookieon Monday, 25th May. It was a record sale for the district, only two lines of sheep being pissed ut auction, and upwards of 5000 averaged 1/s per head. I'rices for good ewes were 2s ami 3s per head, weaners und wethers Is to Is G.1 per head, better than any recent sale held in the Gonlburn Valley, whilst cattle were very firm at late rates. Buyers wero present from Tocutnwal, Cobram. Xunganuh, Rochester, Nathalie, Seymour, Burramine, Sheppartun, Katamatito, Mooroopna, Tatura and Melbourne, in addition to a strong muster of locals. Most of the stock left the district, being secured by portliern buyers. The following is a list of the lines sold and prices obtained :-450 big 2nd cross ewes, 2, 8 and -1 yrs, 24a Id ; 131 crossbred owes, full mouth, heavy in lamb, 25s Id ; 300 Lincoln cross weaners, big heavy lleeces, 17s 4d ; 230 cross weaners, fiir store ...
YARRAWONGA STOCK SALE. [Newspaper Article] — Tungamah and Lake Rowan Express and St. James Gazette — 4 June 1914
YARllAWONGA STOCK SALE.' Messrs Green, M inning ami Co. report havii.g held their mual fortnightly ptocli ssle at the Yarr.iwongi Corporation Yirda on Thursday last, ivhon there waa a smaller yarding thin iiu-1 of b ilh sheep and cattle forward to a good attendance. Quality was well represented in the sheep, Mr It. Kevin ugVin yarding some spiendid owes and Iambi. Fat crust bred ewes sold nt 2Grto28i M, fat. laiuba from 19s 10:1 to 22J Id, a lino ff 09 cro3sbri-d and merino wetlicrs at 101 31 ; 150 cross bred WBthiTB.-ri'in" 4-tooth, l*j&lt;. C i'tle -Yealera to £4 2j, fat cows to. £7 5', springers to £0, store cows from £2 Si Gd to £4 3i Gd ; poddies, well grown and good condition, 3Si Gd.
Auctioneers' Reports. LIVE STOCK REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — Tungamah and Lake Rowan Express and St. James Gazette — 4 June 1914
Auctioneers' Reports. LIVE STOCK REPORT. Messrs John M'Nainara and Ci>. report having held their u-uil fortnightly stock nlo in the Corporation Ynr.la in Thurs day last, when a yardiig of 14K7 shet'p and 187 c it tie was rff-ivd to a good attendance (if buyers. Of these 1185 aheep and 107 cittle wero sold, prices ruling nt ub ml. late riti>3 They Bold 200 merino wethersnt llh lid, 453 crossbred wethers at ISi Gd, 90 merino wethers at 181 Id, 49 merino wethera nb 1G) 91, 249 crossbred weatiera at 17i lid, 9G cross weanera at lGi, 2G cross woaners at 15a 2d, 22 merino ewes at IGs Id ; bullocks to £7 17*, fat cows to £8 5i, springors to £4 18i, backward cowa to £4 Is, poddies to O4J Gd.
Nature's Aid to Dancing. MUSIC, HAPPINESS, EXCITEMENT. [Newspaper Article] — Tungamah and Lake Rowan Express and St. James Gazette — 4 June 1914
Nature's Aid to Dancia MUSIC, IIAL'HXNESS, KXC1XKMKNT. Writing i" tilt; curreut number of the " Nineteenth Ceutury,'' Dr L. Kaliinsmi makes the statement tint " there arc plenty of wouiou in our inidut Lu-day who have not the strength the energy to do any work, or walk a couple of miles, but wlio will dunce from bedtime to daylight without allowing iiny great fatigue." Ur Kdwin Ash. tiie emiueut niedicj-p.sychilogiat and autho rity on neivouj disorders, t liking to u " Daily News" representative, said it was a fact that iutere-jt in certain occupations minimised the oll'.'Ctu of fatigue. " III dancing," ho .said, "yon hive several physical factor,i that net us ritimulantu -the muaic, tho bright surroundings, an.l tho general social a'monphoro nil help to mini mise the effect of exertion. It ha3 to be remembered," added Dr Ash, "that it in possible to meaanro tho energy production nf a limb by means of the dynamometer, which m->k«!i it perfectly clear that certain staten of mind-t...
The Express. THURSDAY, JUNE 1, 1914, LOCAL AND GENERAL. [Newspaper Article] — Tungamah and Lake Rowan Express and St. James Gazette — 4 June 1914
(I THURSDAY, JUNK 1, 19U, LOCAL AND GSNTSRA.L. 5 in UK RATIOS,- We again remind property-holders in thn Tinginnh sliirc tint WeilmBday n«xt is the last day on which rates can. bu received to entitln the piyeB to hive his or her name enrolled on the ratepayers' roll, and all letters enclosing money for rates muse reach the rate collector's ofllce at Tungamah on that day. HAKE SHOOT.-Surrounding guns men are reminded of the hire shoot fixed for Mondiy next (Kiug'a Birth day holiday) in aid of the fuods of the Tungannh Agricultural Society. " Puss " is reported to ho well repre sented in the paddocks to he ekirmishc I, and excellent Fport should consequently result. The locil stores will he closed all djy (us well as on Wednesday after noon next), and the holiday will be otherwise c!osely observed. Shooter? muster at Pugsley's corner at 1) a.m., and a caterer will bo in atteiuUnco t ?> supply "ammunition" for the inner man. TUN'GAMAII BISA.IS BAND. - Next Saturday evening a metropol...
LADY AT THE RINGSIDE. IMPRESSIONS OF FAMOUS FIGHT. PLEASANT SOCIAL FUNCTION. [Newspaper Article] — Tungamah and Lake Rowan Express and St. James Gazette — 4 June 1914
LADY AT THE RINGSIDE. IMPRESSIONS OF FAMOUS FUJHT. PLUASANT SOCIAL FUNCTION. Austruliau sportsmen have during the las' few years been most keenly interested^ m boxing, and the establishment of a stadium iu each of tho capital citics has given people mi opportunity of scc-ing mmy of the beat boxers in tho world engaged. Mr Tt. Ij. Baker, the Australian boxing promoter, recently visited tho United States, Great Hritisu, and the Continent in the hope tint he might induce many boxers, and especially Georges Carpentier, the frencb champion, to visit Australia. He was accompanied by his wife, who returned to Melbourne by tho R.M.S. Otway. Mrs 15aker was in Mel bourne on May IS ou her way to Sydney, and she was asked for her impressions of the contest between Georges Carpentier and '. Joe" Jeanaette, which took place in l'aris on March 21. . Mrs Baker said:-"It was the first box ing match I have ever seen, and I hive never witnessed such a wonderful sight. The huge pavilion at Luna Park wa...