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Not Her Sort. [Newspaper Article] — Rochester Express — 1 May 1914
Not Her Sort. After he had fallen upon his knees and kissed her hand she said: "Before I answer 'Yes' or 'No,' there are some things I would like to ask you. Do you ever drink or gamble?" "No," he eagerly replied. "I do not know what the taste of liquor is; I have never defiled my lips with to bacco. I have never uttered a profane word in my life. I have never even played bridge where a prize was at stake." She looked at him thoughtfully for a moment, drew a long sigh, and then asked: "Have you ever broken a woman's heart?" "Ah, how can you ask me that?" he almost reproachfully answered. "If I had ever spoken words of love to another I would not deem myself worthy to touch the hem of your gar ment. I have never cared for anyone but you. I have never kissed any wo man except my mother. I have never given any girl cause to utter one sor rowful sigh. Yours is the first dear, soft little hand that I have ever held in my own. Never before to-night have I looked into any girl's eyes as I ...
The "Express." (Established 1873.) PUBLISHED TUESDAY AND [?] MORNINGS AUSTRALIA FEA[?]X FRIDAY, MAY 1, 19[?] [Newspaper Article] — Rochester Express — 1 May 1914
®lje " QBaaires* ' Established IS/3.] PJ3US;L iMisuw vo .■ 1-RIUAV, MAY 1,15;;I AUSTRALIA FEI.ij Tuo>e of us whose St back several decades the map of Australia as nearly a blank will settlements on the e coast, and we were ii the belief that the rei continent was an an-, a * drou&hi.-stricken same idea still prevails ;; many people of otto: atid indeed some in a«r &lt;n: Yet this opinion by no is sists with the facts, foitq rainfall is small in :: our great island we j: tracts as in parts oi Asa,A: America, and there sen parts of it that cannot fe:: yield a sustenance by t&? tiou of proper methods, v;::: ever, in some instances, tar present be practicable. year advancement is direction. There areva;!i: that possess the essentia!;; and climate tor the prc®' a vigorous vegetation, ki i reliable supply o'^ Steadily year by year tb: being supplied by adiii' tiou, a notable instate is to be seen m ourowi district. Awholeprov South Vales is also t blossom like a...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Rochester Express — 1 May 1914
MME Plumbers, Builders', @©ntracfor§ ;and The Cheapest.-and Best . Place for Hardware Merchants. all HARDWARE LINES, Specialties for April Tyzack's Elephant One-way Discs, 20" and 18" Cultivator Points Hornsby's Cast Shares Wrought and other Shares Wheat Pickiers and Bluestone lills, Troughing, Piping Tanks and Baths Linoleums and Floor Covering's On Hand,. LARGE and VARIED STOCKS OF BUILDING MATERIAL •AND HARDWARE Specialties for April. Wire Netting, 36 x 2 x 19, 12s per 100 yds Do do 36 x PA x 18, 16s do Do do 36x1% x 17, 24s do Do do 30 x 4 x 16, 12s 9d do Fencing Wire, best German, No. 8 black, £8 5s per ton Do do do do 8s 6d per cwt Barb Wire, gal.t imported, 12g, 15s per cwt Do do ao do 14g, 16s 6d per cwt Watson's Staples, per 561 b bag, 13s; do, per 11b bag, 3d Droppers, 2 x 1, 7s 9d per 100 200 Malt Tanks, square, 32s 9d each Bags for ai! purposes Jewellery. e have just purchased a MANUFACTURERS' TRAVELLERS SET of SAMPLES,comprising a Very Large Range of LADIES' and GENT'S ...
TELEGARMS MELBOURNE, Thursday Evening. [Newspaper Article] — Rochester Express — 1 May 1914
(From Our Own CorresDoudent.1 Melbourne, "Thursday Kveuiusr, His Honor Judge Cussen to day made an order for the compul sory sequestration of the estate of Vere Casey, legal manager, on the application of Mary Gourlay, who obtained judgment for .£400, with .£72 costs, against Cagey for breach of promise of marriage. . The will has been lodged for probate of William. Mortlock, late of Martiudale, South Australia, pastoralist, , who leaves Victorian estate valued at .£4032, and South Australian property valued at ,£550,000. The Railway department has ac cepted the tender of the British Insulated and Helsby Cables Com pany at ,£259,121 for the supply of feeder 'cables in connection with the electrification of suburban rail ways. Mr J. G. Turner, chief horticul tural officer of the Agricultural de partment, die! to-day, aged -17, after a long illness. King O'Malley to day told the Federal Electoral Commission that rolls were not needed. Iiacli elec tor should be given a card, which woul...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Rochester Express — 1 May 1914
TDfTCTr and N0RTHERN DISTRICT TRUSTEES EXECUTORS and AGENCY COMPANY LIMITED, ESTABLISHED 1888. WHEN MAKING JTOUR WILL APPOINT this COMPANY EXECUTOR, it being empowered by Special Act of Parliamen NO 979 to act as EXECUTOR/ ^ID^IIISriSTIR^TOIR, Or TRUSTEE, ' ^onsTEir TO LEHD, JAS. P. B. McQUIE, Manager. View Street, Bendigo. J. T. KEANE, LL.B. BARRISTER and SOLICITOR, 51 Pall Mall, Bendigo, And at ROCHESTER, ELMORE INGLEWOOD and QUAMBATOOK, Visits Rochester every Sale Day and al other times when notified. Telephone No. 324. TRUST MONEYS TO LEND. H. W. RALEIGH, B.A.. LL.B (Formerly H. M. Lee), Solicitor, Rochester Commissioner for Affidavits, Victoria and New South Wales. TRUST and OTHER MONEYS TO LEND. No Commission miarged. MESSRS Cohen, Kirby & Co. Solicitors, &c. Bendigo and Rochester, G to announce to their clients and the public generally that on and after the 18th day of April, 1912, they will occupy their new offices at the new Shamrock hotel, and will attend R...
Wasted Economy. [Newspaper Article] — Rochester Express — 1 May 1914
Wasted Economy. A tourist was stranded in Norway with only enough money in his pocket to pay his passage back to England. He thought the matter over, and came to the conclusion that he would buy the ticket, and that as a sea-trip only lasted a couple of days he yould go without food that length of time. He realised that if he stayed in Norway till his money was spent he would never be able to get back home. So he went on board the steamer and bought his ticket. He closed his ears to the sound of the luncheon bell, and when dinner-time came, and a fellow passenger asked him to accompany him to the diniug-room, he politely de clined on the ground that he- felt somewhat unwell. The next morning he skipped break fast by getting up late, and at lunch time he kept to his room. At dinner time that evening, however, he was so hungry that he could have eaten a pair of shoes. "I am going to eat," he said, "even if I am thrown overboard afterwards. I might as well be drowned as starved tc deat...
JOPKINS' DREADFUL MISTAKE. A Little Joke Which Failed. [Newspaper Article] — Rochester Express — 1 May 1914
JOPKINS' DBEADFUL MISTAKE. | A Little Joke Which Failed. Jopkins had read somewhere that if a woman got hold of a newspaper with a clipping cut out of it she would never rest until she had pro cured a complete paper and read the missing item. This struck Jopkins as a very shrewd and Machiavellian plan of exposing this well-known weakness of lovely woman and he resolved to put it into practice. So that night when he went home from the office there ostentatiously protruded from his coat pocket the day's paper, from which he had neat ly cut a paragraph referring to the rings of Jupiter or some such matter. He threw the paper to one side in a careless way, and after supper not ed with an unholy glee that Mrs. Jop kins had secured it and was running her eye over the bargain ads., and working her way, after the manner of her sex, through the personals, marriage notices, and locals, back to the telegraphic dispatches. Presently Jopkins observed a sud den and suspicious frown overcast her f...
LACK OF SYSTEM ON THE FARM. [Newspaper Article] — Rochester Express — 1 May 1914
LACK OF SYSTEM ON THE FARM. When we stop and look around, we are not surprised that there are so many farmers who are discontented, who have spent so many unprofitable years. There are so many of them robbers of the soil's fertility, and rob bers mostly come to grief, sooner or later. A man can't go on cropping his land year after year, and hauling the crop to market, without selling his land, too. And when both his land and his crop have gone, then—why, then he is discontented. "Farming dcn't pay."
SHE LOST HER HAIR. [Newspaper Article] — Rochester Express — 1 May 1914
SHE LOST HER HATE. At the Brighton motor races happily the most tragic incident connected with tiio racei themselves was the loss of 'a lady driver's back liaiv. It seems this particular hair had been greatly admired when attached to the head of .the fair wearer. It was of chestnut hue, and finely braided. As the comely owner speeded on her lightning way to tho .winning post, her tresses suddenly broke loose. She could not stop at that critical time and so lost her hair. But she won the race. "William," she said gently, and yet in accents of reproof, you remember that I gave you several lottcrs to mail last week, don't you?" "V—yes; T remember it." "Hul this is (ho first time you have remembered it since I gave them to you, isn't it?" "].„j must confess it is."How do you know?" "f put a post card addressed to my self among flic lot, aud it hasn't reached me." Archie was walking with his father w lien lie saw'a ccmelory for the first lim:'. "What is that park with tho white stones, p...
Held to What He Had. [Newspaper Article] — Rochester Express — 1 May 1914
Held to What He Had. There is a young physician who has never been able to smoke a cigar. "Just one poisons me," says the youth ful doctor. Recently the doctor was invited to a large dinner party. When the wo men had left the table cigars were accepted by all the men except the physician. Seeing his friend refuse the cigar, the host in astonishment ex claimed: : "What! not smoking? My dear fel low, you lose half your dinner!" "Yes, I know I do," meekly replied the doctor, "but if I smoked one I should lose the whole of it!"
HE WANTED THE LATEST. [Newspaper Article] — Rochester Express — 1 May 1914
HE WANTED THE LATEST. The other morning, a man walked into an Indianopolis music store, and nskeVl lor "Ave Maria." "Whiah one do you want?" asked ihc clerk. "Oh, I don't know whoso it is," he said. "Gi\:o mo the best, one." "AVoU, wo have one by Gounod, Liszt-, Luzzi, Mascagni, Millard, Chorubini, and Dulcken — any ono is good." . • "Gosh," said the customer, "I-didn't know there was so many. Give me Jerry Scene's." Cherubini's was lianded him: but about noon he camo back, dissatisfied. "This is no good on earth,-" he said. "I can't make head nor tail to the tunc." Gounod's "Ave Maria" was then given him; but three o'clock brought him back again. "It wasn't 'Ave Maria' at all I want ed," he explained. "It was 'Sweet Marie.'''
FROM VARIOUS SOURCES [Newspaper Article] — Rochester Express — 1 May 1914
FROM VARIOUS SOURCES There are three kinds of men who don't know anything about women. They are old men, young men, and middle-aged men,—Brooklyn "Eagle." Never mind them, little skirt, Who your character would hurt. From the way you shrink and shrink, You're quite timid, I should think. —"Judge," New York. I want to warn meat-eaters against a cunning conspiracy to convert them into vegetarians. A man (whom I have since discovered to be a notori ous nut-eater) lured me into a strange restaurant yesterday morning, and set before me something that looked like a mutton cutlet. I cannot tefl exactly what first aroused my sus picions, but suddenly approaching the cutlet from behind I tore off its false frill, and discovered it to be some nuts and potatoes in disguise. Then I saw uirough the whole game at once. Some desperate band of vegetarians are sitting up at nights training bananas to look like pork sausages, and teach , ing innocent little walnuts to go about masquerading as deville...
WHY SILAGE IS ESSENTIAL. [Newspaper Article] — Rochester Express — 1 May 1914
WHY SILAGE IS ESSENTIAL. There are several reasons for the popularity of silage. More feed can be stored in a given space in the form of silage than in the form of fodder or hay. There is a smaller loss of food ma terial when a crop is made into silage than when cured as fodder or hay. Corn silage is a more efficient feed than corn fodder. An acre of corn can be placed in the silo at less cost than the same area can be husked and shredded. Crops can be put in the silo dur ing weather that could not be util ised in making hay or curing fodder. More stock can be kept on a given area of land when silage is the basis of the ration. There is less waste in feeding silage than in feeding fodder. Good silage properly fed is all consumed. Silage is very palatable. Silage, like other succulent feeds, lias a beneficial effect upon the diges tive organs. Silage is the best and cheapest form in which a succulent feed can be pro vided for winter use. Silage can be used for supplement ing pastures...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Rochester Express — 1 May 1914
A.— WHOLESOME bracing AND refreshing Weak Backs. Backache is really kidney ache; the ache comes from the kidneys, which lie just bvneath the small of the back. When the back is weak aud lame, when it "cricks" if you turn sharply or stoop, when it burns with a burning ache, and keeps you awake half the night, when it makes hard work of the least task, when it sets the whole body, every limb and muscle ach ing, give your kidneys help at once in Doan's Backache Kidney Pills, they give strength and tone to the kidue}rs themselves, and so cure the ca'ise of backache. Mrs J. Barnes, Michie Street, Elmore, says:—"About ten years ago Doan's Backache Kidney Pills cured my husband of backache, and the cure has stood the test of time. Before he took this remedy his back was very painful, and in convenienced him a lot, but a course of Doan's Backache Kidney Pills completely bauished the ail ment, and he has never been troubled with backache since. They are fine pil's, and we faith fully advise ...
FARM IMPLEMENTS. How to Run a Reaper. [Newspaper Article] — Rochester Express — 1 May 1914
FARM IMPLEMENTS. j How to Run a Reaper. i Witli the modern binder, and in a moderately even crop, there should be practically no waste. Much un necessary waste is occasioned by not giving the machine the right amount of tilt. Many binder experts argue that the machine should be run quite level—that is to say, the knife bar should not be tilted in any way, but the whole machine should be horizon tal, their argument being that the bear ings will run more easily owing chiefly to their parts getting more perfectly lubricated. Now, while it must be admitted that there is a certain amount of reason in this, it neverthe less cannot be followed to the letter. The practical driver knows from ex perience that to run the binder abso lutely level means a bad-shaped sheaf with an enormous amount of waste, which is greatly increased if there is a slight head breeze, or if the horses should get 011 a little extra pace.
Miscellaneous. [Newspaper Article] — Rochester Express — 1 May 1914
Miscellaneous. London consumes 99 tons of salt a day. USBD IT IN INDIA, "During 23 years I lived ill India I used nothing but Chamberlain's Cough Remedy for coughs, coids, bronchitis ami sore throats," says Mr Archibald Maca'fFer, care of Roberts and Sons, Engineers, Bendigo, Vic. "Ihavegiven it with great success to hundreds of natives, both Hindu and Mahommedan, and in every case it has proved effica cious.' Even natives of high caste often came to uiy bungalow asking for a dose of Chamberlain's Cough Reined j-, so I do not hesitate to recommend it in all cases of colds and bronchial troubles." Sold by all storekeepers and chemists. Iu all races the man's brain averages 10 per cent heavier than tlie brain of the woman. MANY A SLEEPLESS NIGIIT. "Nothing gives me more pleasure than to recommend Chamberlain's Cough Remedy to all of tuy customers," says Mrs Alice Morrison, cr of Carr and Fitz gerald streets, Tcrth, W.A. "My.child reu were subject to bad colds with diffi cult breathing...
FARM JOTTINGS. [Newspaper Article] — Rochester Express — 1 May 1914
FARM JOTTINGS. The "discipline of the farm" is the asset of the farm boy that marks him * through later life. The endless round i of planting and harvesting, the daily care of animals, the regular toil of which there is no cessation, to him so often a dull routine, form altogether an inestimable training in systematic hab its and thoughts that accounts for his superior achievement in the industries, commerce, and statemansliip in later life. The real opportunity for satisfac tory living in farming comes not so much from the nature of the work as from the fact that the farm is a busi ness and a home, intricately interwo ven. Life and work united, which is the natural thing. It is much easier to maintain soil in a satisfactory condition of efficiency by crop rotation and the application of artificial manures than to restore it after it has once been impoverished by the loss of fertilising constituents. In pasturing lucerne it must not be over-stocked, and the animals will in jure the ...
ABOUT EGGS. [Newspaper Article] — Rochester Express — 1 May 1914
AEOTJT EGGS. Kemove broodies every night. Prices are low, but quantity makes up. Preserve a few at' least for home consumption. If the eggs aren't fertile now there's something wrong with the manage ; mcnt. Same time it is best to have the hens producing table eggs without I rua'es this time of I lie year. ! Unfertile eggs keep much bettor : than ferliles, which are apt to germin ate on tho road to market in hot wea | ther. Keep the eggs in a cool plaeo till ready for despatch. It will save dis appoinlment "to buyer and loss to yourself. The winter egg usually takes up so much time in the mind of the average poultrymau (says a well-known poul trvman) that he has but little time to think ol the value of the summer egg, 1 hough it is worth more than a passing thought. Ho argues that if the winter egg brings 2s a dozen, it must: be profitable: and if the sum uu'i" egg beings only (>d, it. must, bfl produced at a loss. Yet wo believe there is profit in the propositions. The mere fact...
TO GET GOOD POTATOES. [Newspaper Article] — Rochester Express — 1 May 1914
TO GET GOOD POTATOES. A piece of old pasture is fine soil for potatoes. The better the turf, the better the crop. A clover sod is about the best. Put a good team on the plough and set the share deep down. Potatoes need a loose, deep-set bed. It is a leg-weary business to tramp back and forth across ploughed ground all day; and yet this is the price of good potatoes. Take your time to it, and be thorough. You will save time in the long run. The more harrowing the less cultivating. Get the seed well down. It may not come up so soon, but when it does come it will shoot ahead fast. A four inch covering is about right.