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PICTURES THAT SELL IN MILLIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 5 August 1911
PICTURES THAT SELL IN I MILLIONS. j An nrtlst's life ls not a happy ono. Thc Into Holman Hunt struggled for 1 years against adverse criticism in his effort to simplify, purify, and beau- tify British art. At one time his pov- erty was so great that he made up his mind to emigrate to Canada; but, fortunntely, Millnls came to bis bro- ther artist's rescue, and persuaded him to go down to Surrey and con- tinue bis work. It was here that he painted the background for his famous picture, "Tire Light of the World." For three months Holman Hunt painted all night In the open air by the aid of the full moon and a solitary candle, and during that time he placed upon the I the canvas his immortal work. All over the world "The Light of the World" was exhibited, and caused a great sensation. Reproductions sold In every town and country village. Its sales up to tho present time can- not fall far short of a million. The original picture was placed in a chapel at Oxford, but later the artist spent ...
Branxholm Railway [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 5 August 1911
Branxholm Railway The feeling of dissatisfaction in re- tía rd to the working of the new line ie general, all parts of the North East Coast uniting in condemnation of tilt; present state of affaire. Residents along the route do not appreciate tho fact of three days being required if they nish to ran into Launceston as is the case at present and there is an evident desire tj obtain an altered service. At the same time if the order of running was reversed no great benefit would accrue, as the advantage in passenger service would not compensate for the dislocation of the mail arrangements. Two trains per da; will come in time if the Coast continues to advance but just at present there is not much chance of this. Per- haps as a temporary compromise it might he well it a morning train was run from each end. This would not bi) a perfect scheme, but possibly wuuld be the best under all circumstances. At any rate it would reduce the 3 days necessary for a city run to two and no very con- si...
CHAPTER XVIII. Inside the Gate. [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 5 August 1911
CHAPTER XVIII. Inside thc Gate. Constable Turkis wns not a very observant mau. Facts hail to he fairly obvious before he took them In, nnd it was some moments before ho realised that Colonel Grainger was agitated as he looked at his watch,1 and that Mr. Hickson was anxious as he looked at tho Colonel. . "He would hardly catch the last train, would he?" said Grainger. "He'd just about do lt, slr, at the pace ho was going," said Purkls. "Is anything the matter?" "Everything," said Hickson. "We cannot get to town to-night." said the Colonel, still with his watch in his hand. "I wonder whether this fellow Bunco has played the fool with us." "Is thero something wrong, or everything, as Mr. Hickson says which maybe Is a little exaggeration, sir, begging your pardon-perhaps I ought to know who Bunco Is," said Purkls, "A man who brought mo news of Miss Ashworth," Hickson answered; "news that Mr. Untmlster had carried her off and was keeping her a pri- soner. Bunco was to meet mo here at nin...
STATE SCHOOL. [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 5 August 1911
STATE SCHOOL. Mr Thomas Lay having received instruction of changes.in the Educat- ion Department, under which lie has been removed to another school, left Deloraine at the end of last week Mr Lay leaves with the best of good wishes for his future success. His place has been lilied by Mr W. Taylor. LONGFORD. Mr \V. Taylor, assistant teacher at Longford state school, has been transferred¡to Deloraine. The intel- ligence will be much regretted by the other teachers and scholars, with whom Mr Taylor has always been popular, rle carries with him many good wishes for his future suc- cess. The schoolboys gave him 'three ringing cheers, and a number personally wished him good-bye. The decease is reported of Mrs Johu Davern, at Hobart. This lady was at one tima a welt known resident of thiè district, and bas also resided at Branx- holm, Westbury and Hobart. Mrs Davern was lor some time the proprie- tress of the Branxholm Hotel and sub- sequently ehe conducted tho All Nations Hotel at Hobart....
FROM HERE AND THERE. [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 5 August 1911
[ FROM HERE AND THERE. | "How's Ulla You're already n,|. verilslng again a lost dos. That's tko third dog you've lost in a month." "Oh, it's Just my luck! Since my laughter has been taking Binging lea. ions I can't keep an animal In the lilace." A little studont giggjed when a teacher rend tho story ot the Roman who swam across tho Tiber throe dmcs beforo breakfast. "You do not doubt a trained swim, uer could do that, Henry 7" "No, slr," answered Henry; "but.l vondercd why he didn't.make'it lour md get back tojliß-srde his clothes vere on¡y,..».refft» .Snaged I an: My parents tried hard u lit?op.nic^"frornbccoming an actor. »C'oincdIan:'^l'*coJigratulato them un huir success !?. Tho race Is divided into two classes -those who go ahead and do some- thing, and those who sit stilt and in .lulro: "Why wasn't It done the oilier way?" Most ot our riches Ho in the ability lo check Coolish desires. "Got everything, Jack?" said one angler to another, as the boat was pushed oft from tho river...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 5 August 1911
Popular Column.-H Special Notice THE MTu-gcr cf'., thc New Zealand insurance Company, wishes to notify that .Mr Henry -Winter, is their UN LY travelling agent for DELOMAINE and DISTRICT. Deloraine Municipality 'FRESH TENDERS Fit sh tendéis invi'.ed for the Leasing o the Reci eation Ground (sheep only) from July l2th, lull to July 11th. loiü. Tenders to be in by liam on Monday 14th" "of August loll, H. H. FREEMAN, ' Council Clerk.
There Were Others. [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 5 August 1911
There Were Others. An eminent ¡Voneniifornitst divino, who IR addicted to the unpopular habit of snuff-taklng, had boon lecturing to tho literary society of ono of tho (.burchos of tho dénomination he adorns. The delivery of the lecture was accompanied, throughout hy the Insertion ot copious quantities of ''tho snooshln' " in tho olfactory organ. At the conclusion of thc lecture a riomewhat important, elderly gentle mnn came forward to offer bia con- gratulations, which were, however, modified by the closing remarks: "Hut don't you think, Blr, that in tho presence of so many young peo- ple It's n pity to take snuff so freely? It only makes your nose red!" Gravely and at once came the re- ply: "Sir, sonic people may make their nnseg red hy taking snuff, some make their noses red by taking drink; there nre others who make their noses red hy poking them into other people's business!" A little Rlrl wrote the followlns com- position on men: - "Men are what women marry. They drink and smo...
Of Necessity. [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 5 August 1911
Oí Necessity. j Thc rather of a filially presented himself at an emigration olllce, and asked for tickets. "How many are you?" hundred thc agent. "Three-myself, wife and child." "Your age and profession?" went on the clerk. "I've just turned thirty; profession, carpenter; my wife, a needlewoman." "Three of you, you said!" Inquired the man. "What about tho child sex an dago?" "Hoy; seven months." "Profession?" Tho father's eyebrows were raised so much that -they almost formed Gothic, arches on his forehead. "His profession, I say?" repeated the agent. The astounded tallier paused Just a moment longer, wondoring where red tape would stop; then, as if in- spired, he said: "Bachelor!"
DELORAINE Tourist Association. [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 5 August 1911
Î DELORAINE Tourist Association. I Tue ¡ui.nal meet.i g ul ihe Dei >r a: .mu D.aiiK't .Impunément .iud I 1' mist Association was held in thc Deloraine Town Hall on Tuesday Ur Cole President ut tlie Association occupying Hie chair The report stated that during thc past Ci muntlis a vast amount-ul detail work had been carried out including work un tile: icscives, tiacks, tree-planting, ere'cli 'il ol numerous (inger posts j and distribution of'illustrated matter ! p naming more particularly to the Unquiet. Various parcels of liteiat I ure (rum kindled associations on j tue mainland had been receív d and I dist 1 ibuted hy thc association. 'Hie I lantern slides puicaased by the j s. era.tun >.f tue caves and lakes liad j : tc i I.'amii out on several occasions j lo va'ians parts ul tue ¿une and j were yieatly appreciated, T e ten - j page illustia ccl pampnlet ul the j district issued by tile association dining the past stasoti piovcl tu j great UeiimiU. Tue cuinmiltee IOOK j thc...
Presentation. [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 5 August 1911
Presentation. On Monda; evening a number of friends (fathered at the Di'lorajue Hotel where Mr Horrj Oswin was presented with a gladstone bag on behalf of bia numerous friends, and well wisher?, who took thia opportunity of expressing their regard, prior to his departure to Wynyard, where ho ¡fl taking ap his his abode. Valedictory speeches were made by Meears Harry and Allin Wyatt, Lin Poole, and Will. Webb, each of whom apuke highly of the depart- ing Rtiest. Mr 0#win suitably respond- ed. Düring the' eveniDg, Mr Arthur I Fi zpatnek told several stories of his I experience in trarelling and gave sereral I local ¡tem?, which wero milch apprec- iated.
DELAYED BY FLOODS. [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 5 August 1911
DELAYED BY FLOODS. . Thef uneral pf a lady who died at St.Leiiiord's near Portarlington (Vic) last week too.k plaçe on . bunday alter nnpot\ ,, Heavy rain' had fallen dining the 'night and tip to midday ami wlicn the corteg«; reaçlifd lyell's Crossing; on' thíi Portàrlii'igfon-Qùee uscliff road, on its journey io the Queenscliff cemetery the flood waters were so deepthst they enter- ed the sides ot the funeral car. The water was rushing over at a very rapid rate and the occupants of the several light vehicles withdrew from the cortege. The procession pro ceeded as far as Tammi Creek, where the water wat 8 feet high, and it was impossible to pass. The collin and hearse were left at a res- idence close by and ihe funeral took place on Monday afternoon.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 5 August 1911
ulli van s CREAT CLEARING SALE IS BOOMINC. BARGAINS GALORE. Purchase a Few of Our Made-up Parcels. Try our ls. 6&lt;L Haberdashery Parcel. 1 doz. brace Buttons 1 Needle book 2 boxes Coronation hair pins 4 Skeins wool 1 Card hooks & eyes 1 doz Shirt buttons 1 Ball black or tan mending 1 Card of white collar supports 1 Sett of bones 1 Thimble 1 Packet pins_^ Buy our 5s. 6 Yards Flannelette 1 Large Blanket Rug 1 Pair white or brown 2 Yds. 44 in. dowlers L 0 T N' 1 For 1 s.6d towels parcel. LOT No. 2 f°r 5S. Our 2s.6d. Dress Parcel 1 BLOUSE LENGTH OF 3YD8. 1 LOVELY BELT 1 WHITE FUR LOT. No 3 for 2s 6d Sett our 2s. 6d. Fancy Parcel. 1 PAIR GLOVES 6 HANDKERCHIEFS 1 BELT 1 PAIR HOSE_ Buy our clothing Parcel. 2 Linen collars 2 Silk ties 1 Handkerchief 1 Roll gold chain_ LOT No. 4 for 2s. 6d. L O T No. 5 for 2s. 6d. L O T No. 6 for 2s. 6d. Bary our 2s. ßd grocery parcel 1 bottle 0. T. Punch 1 Essence coffee 5 cakes toilet soap __ IMPORTED FLOUR 12S. BAG- MONDS BEST QUALITY 12...
"Yours Sincerely." [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 5 August 1911
"Yours Sincerely." Perhaps you have no Mea when you sign yourself "Yours sincerely" that this phrase has anything to do with tho marble trade of ancient Home Hut the fact ls that thc old Roman jerry-builders used up defective slabs of Ularbie In the erection of residen- ces to sell nt a lower figure, nnd cov- ered up tho defective work with a ce- ment of which wax formed the chief Ingredient. The house would then look quite ns stately and genrdne as the other till nn exceptionally hot sun melted tho wax and revealed the fraud. Hence n perfect building was said to he "Sine eera," or "without ce- ment," and a friendship which would stand thc trial of ndversity was said to he "without cement." The signature "Sine eera," ns a symbol of genuino affection nnd pro- bity, has been used ever since, and Is perpetuated In the English word "sincerely."_
DEPARTURE. [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 5 August 1911
DEPARTURE. After a residence of about eleven years on Deloraine, Mr John Ed- wards and family have decided to leave the district- For some years Ur Edwards WM '.licensee &lt;?( the Deloraine Hotel,, which on the ex- piration of the lease wai liken over by M&lt; VV. G Fl'zpatrick, ytho had purchased the property, Mr Ed- wards then took control of ihe British Hotel, which was als> owned by Mt Fitzpa-. ick,) and h:-s emained there up to the present time. XIr Edwards and family have many diemls un Deloraine who unite in wishing them well in their ntw sphere. The Hotel is to be ta en over by Mr Skeggs, Irom V:t West Coast.
Toning It Down. [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 5 August 1911
Toning lt Down. Tim joline curate was rending Hip first chapter o( Jonah, and makins the liest of tho seventeenth verse: I ''And thc I/ird prepared a great fish j to swallow up .lonah, and Jonah was I In tlie -er-a-, and Jonah was In thc cr-. And the ¡¿ord prepared a great fish tn swallow up Jonah, and I he was In thc society of thc fish three days and three nights." T-Vu* women can draw a straight line-none can arsue in it.
Revenge. [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 5 August 1911
Revenge. "Sir," sahl Algernon, "I-I am-I ; moan I was ROÍ UK to-" "Oh!" 8napped nor father. ''So you were noing to ask if you might marry my daughter, eh?*' ?Tarro vero nu gor and venom in his tono, and Algernon looked round nervously* "Itumemher, slr, that I-I--" "Listen!" broke In IUT father, with a snarl. "Twenty year» ago your father prOi'lirjiNy ruined ine. I «wore n vow that I would take vengeance. And now tho chance I hu vc longed for ls rome!" "Hut. Rir," quavered Algo mon, "bo merciful-" "Í will not!" thundered the old man. "I will have no mercy! I will strike at the father through the Hon! You want my daughter? Well, then, take her-tike her!'* White, an«! shaking with malevolnnt triumph, he sank in his chair, and Alçornon crept out of the house with a dim foreboding at his heart.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 5 August 1911
Deloraine Municipality. CODLIN MO 1'H ACT OCCUPIERS of gardens and Orchards, within the finit district ol Deloraine Municipality, are hereby REMINDED that the time for REMOVING and CLEANSING of BANDAGES (rom around fruit trees and the distroying of URUBBS contained therein expired on Mon- day last July 3lst. Failure to comply with this reg- ulation will render defaulters liable to be proceeded against. H. ll, SYMMONS Chairman Deloraine Fruit Board,
BURNIE. [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 5 August 1911
BURNIE. Hotel License Rejected-A poll waa taken on Thursday in connection with Mr Jos, Alexander's application for a provisional certificate for another Hotel which he contemplated erecting opposite the Town Hall, Great interest was taken in tbe proceedings, and 503 rotes were recorded ont of a possible 365. The parties were evenly divided, and lhere was considerable excitement when it was announced that the proposition had been rejected by a majority of two votes. Thc voting was as fo'lows-For the license 149 Against I51 Informal 3 SUNDAY PICTURE SHOWS. ,, At a meeting of the Council of Churches held at Hobart Ssnday picture shows were strongly, condemned. It waa decided to oppoint a deputation to wait on the Mayor for the purpose of entering a protest against their continnance.
WHY WE FAIL. [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 5 August 1911
I WHY WE FAIL. Tho best workman ls he who docs not stop to think or tho dullness "f his task, but plods on, day arter day, put lim: his host, endeavor Into every stroke, and soring far ahead of him the shining banner of sneeess. If we lose hope before we aro half-way through, and think nor pains but thrown away, what wonder that we rail? Il is lack of courage, not tack of ability, which prevents ninny a man from coming Into Iiis kiucdoni, and se lt may be with us If we faint hy the way.
KING GEORGE'S REAL NAME. [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 5 August 1911
KINO GEORGE'S REAL NAME. If Illa Majesty King George were to be deprived of nil lils titles and re- duced to the nmk of a commoner, lie would be known simply as Mr. Wettln. The Counts of Wettln wore tho foun- ders of tho l'rlnce Consort's ancient houso ot Saxe-Coburg. The Prince Consort's name was Wettln Just as Queen Victoria was by hirth a Guelph, lind she became a Wettin on her mar- riage. Thus the present King's real name Is George Wettin. However, the nanto and title given to His Majesty on tho new coinage were "Georgias V., Del Grulla, tiritan nlailuni Ilex, Kittel Defensor, Indao Imperator." lt ls too long for tho coin- age, but this ls how the King's full style and title go as corrected to date: "George thc Filth, hy the Grace of God of tho United Kingdom or Great Tlrit aln and Ireland and thu British Dom- inions Uoyond the Sens, King, Defen- der of the Faith, Emperor of India."