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SING A SONG OF MICROBES. [Newspaper Article] — Gordon, Egerton and Ballan Advertiser — 1 May 1914
"sing a song of microbes. Sing a song of microbes, Dainty little things, Ears and eyes and horns and tails, Claws and fangs and stings. Microbes in the carpet, Microbes in the wall, Microbes in the vestibule, Microbes in the hall. Microbes on my money, . Microbes in my hair, Microbes 011 my meat and bread, Microbes everywhere. Microbes in the butter, Microbes in the cheese, Microbes on the knives and forks, Microbes in the breeze. Microbes in the kitchen, Microbes in the bed, Microbes on the brush and comb, Microbes in my head, i Microbes in the faucet, Microbes in the drains, Microbes in my slioeB and boots, I Microbes in my brains. ! Friends are little microbes, Enemies are big, Life among the microbes is— Nothing but "infra dig." , Kusay little microbes, ! Billions at a birth, Make our fleBli and blood and bones " Keep us 011 the earth. —Toronto "Guardian." A Indy was seen in Hyde Park last weolc wearing a new walking skirt in tiie form of creased trousere with the bottoms turned...
FROM VARIOUS SOURCES [Newspaper Article] — Gordon, Egerton and Ballan Advertiser — 1 May 1914
FROM VARIOUS SOURCES There are three kinds of men who don't know anything about women. Tlioy nro old men, young men, and mlddlo-ngod men, —Brooklyn "Eagle." Never mind thorn, 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 wani to warn meat-eatprs against a cunning conspiracy to convcrt 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 tell exactly what first aroused my sus picions, but suddenly approaching the cutlol from behind I tore off its false frill, and discovered it to be some nuts and potatoes in disguise. Then I saw tiirough 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 devi...
Held to What He Had. [Newspaper Article] — Gordon, Egerton and Ballan Advertiser — 1 May 1914
Held to What He Had. ! There Ib a young phyBician who has never boon able to smolco a cigar. "Just one poisons me," Bays the youth I ful doctor. | Recently the doctor was invited to a largo dinner party. When tlio wo* | men had left the table cigurs were accepted by all the men excopt the, physician. Seeing his friend refuse the cigar, the host in astonishment ox claimed: : "What! not smoking? My .dear fel low, you lose halt your dinner!" "Yes, I know I do," meekly replied the doctor, "but if I smoked one I, should lose the whole of it!" I
LACK OF SYSTEM ON THE FARM. [Newspaper Article] — Gordon, Egerton and Ballan Advertiser — 1 May 1914
LACK OF SYSTEM ON THE FARM. When we stop and look around, wo 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 Ills crop have gone, then—why, then he is discontented. "Farming don't pay."
Should Dyspeptics Diet [?] A SPECIALISTS VALUABLE ADVICE [Newspaper Article] — Gordon, Egerton and Ballan Advertiser — 1 May 1914
Should Dyspeptics Diet P A Specialists 'Valuable Advice1 "Dyspepsia, indigestion, flatu lence and practically nil forms of sUmwoh trouble," writos n loading specialist., "uro in nearly every in stance tho direct, result of food fermentation and t.lto consequent production in tlio stomach of acid and gas wliicli irrihito and distend tlio stomach and mako normal di gestion impossible. Tlio gas by distending ilio stomaoh and proa sing upon tlio surrounding vital or gans seriously intorforea with their work, and frequently causes palpi tation of tlis Iwnrt.; but tho ncid is mnoli moro dangerous, because it irritates, then inflames and ov'ori ulcernteB tlio deli'jalo lining of the stomach, producing dangerous stomach nlcora and ovon canoer. Food fermontation- boing primarily roaponaiblo for all tlio trouble, it wub long the custom of physicians to permit tlia use only ofsuch foods ns conld uot ferment, but unfor tunately nnferinontablo foods worn soon fouud to bo so lacking 'in nu tritio...
VETCHES OR TARES. [Newspaper Article] — Gordon, Egerton and Ballan Advertiser — 1 May 1914
VETCHES OR TARES. Vetches or tarea are of two distinct kinds—those sown In the autumn for spring or early summer use, and those sown in the spring which come in after tho winter sowing is UBed up. There are few crops which yield such a largo amount of succulent green food, though perhaps for special pur poses other crops are preferable, but for general use and under all condi tions tares cannot be beaten. The amount of seed required per acre is about three bushels of tares and one bushel of oats or rye, the latter beinm sown to keep the tares off the ground somewhat and so prevent rotting in wet weather. In order to gain the full benefits from growing this green crop the sow ings should bo made at different inter vals, beginning as early as possible, when the land can be prepared, so that successive cuttings are obtained without allowing them to become ripT*. Tares are more suitable for soiling purposes than grazing,as this lnttor plan is very wasteful, much of the food' being tramp...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Gordon, Egerton and Ballan Advertiser — 1 May 1914
...Death of Mr Abraham... Abraham. AN OLD EGEttTON~RESIDENT The many friends of MrAbroliaui Abraham, late of Mt. Egerton and C'arngliam, ami recently of bebaa topol, will regret to learn of his dentil, which took place on Satur day night. The deceased who had reached the ripe age of 84 years, was ill good health until about a fortnight ago, whon ho was com pelled to become an inmate of the BivHiu'rtt Hospital for surgical treat ineut. He was progressing fairly well until Friday afternoon, when j nn unfavorable change look place, and he began to sink, "ml death ensued fiom senile decay. 1 ho j deceased (wlio wus born at Merthyr j Tidvil, Wales) arrived in Victoria in 1854, and soon afterwards went to reside in Uariiglmm. Following ' lip ahnllow digging for some time, ho subsequently took up his former occupation—that of blacksmith at the old Magnum Hon urn mine, | niid muuineil there until it clowoil i down. At the time of his residence at Carugluim there were quite a ( number of Wel...
THE BUSY BEE. [Newspaper Article] — Gordon, Egerton and Ballan Advertiser — 1 May 1914
THE BU£Y BEE. Winter is close upon us. In the coolest of our districts bees have al ready retired, and before the mont.n is out the retirement will be general. During the warmer portions of the days, especially It the sun is bright, the bees will still venture out, but they will not wander far from home ii last month's advice has been at tended to, i.e., if they are supplied with sufficient honey to carry them on till spring, or the coming breeding season. If bees are forced to go for aging on bright winter days, the sud den atmospheric changes prevent the return of many, and a good supply of food in the hive is the only remedy. It also forms one of the best methods to keep up the warmth of the hive. On every occasion when the weather is bright and drying, remove the wraps, etc., from the hives, and spread them out to dry. External dampness produces internal dampness, which is one of the most prolific causes of di sease. Just before 1 sundown return the protections to the hives. The...
How the Horse Won. [Newspaper Article] — Gordon, Egerton and Ballan Advertiser — 1 May 1914
How the Horse Won. A Cew days after the now fanner hart purchased ft horse trom a thrifty Scot he returned In an angry mood. "Voi1. told me this Tiorso had won half-a-dozen matches ngalnst some of the best horses in the country. He can't trot a mile in six minutes to save himself. You lied to me!" he de nounced. "1 didna lie. It was in ploughing matches lie tooK Snx prizes,' calmly replied Sandy.,
Fatal Mining Accident at...Wonthaggi... THE VICTIM A FORMER RESIDENT OF MILLBROOK. [Newspaper Article] — Gordon, Egerton and Ballan Advertiser — 1 May 1914
Fatal Mining Accident a' ...Wontliaggi,., THE VICTIM A FORMER RESI DENT OP MILLUIIOOK. Last week nn accident happened in tlie State mine, by which Alfred Trewin lost his life, Trewin and his inatc, Hawkes were experienced miners. While they were at work several tons of stone came awny from the roof and struck both of the men. When Trewin was discovered lie was lying on his back, only the top portion of his head being un covered. When extricated he was dead. Deceased was a married man 40 years of age, and leaves a widow and six children. Deceased was a son of the late Mr Titns Trewin, and a native of Mill brook. He married a daughter of Mr T. Brown, butcher, formerly of Wallace.
WINTER CARE. [Newspaper Article] — Gordon, Egerton and Ballan Advertiser — 1 May 1914
WINTER CARE. The season is at hand that is the hardest on our over faithful friend the horse. The raw, damp, windy or extreme cold weather, together with a little neglect, may cause the loss of a. valu able horse. When a horse conies in wet from work or drive, rub him well and cover with a warm woollen blanket. Always change to a dry blanlcet when the horse has cooled. Rub the legs well with a wisp of straw or a towel. Every horse ia more or less warm when he comeB in from a drive. Never strip off the harness or saddle and let the horse rush into a feed of oats or a trough of water. Never give water or oats to a horse until he has been in the stable some time, and has had some hay. This is a sane and safe practice and much loss can bo avoided by en forcing it. Change the bit of the horse with the sensitive mouth. Take off the check, or let it out. Try a large rub* ber-covered bit. j If the horse "drives on one line," look to his teeth at once; a sharp] tooth is usually the cause. I<...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Gordon, Egerton and Ballan Advertiser — 1 May 1914
Laugh, and tbo world laugha with you Sneozo, and your friends nil groan, For this old earth has neod for your mirth. It lms colds and coughs of its own. Cough, and you spraad tbo ooujjbiug, Kill it, with process sura. Laugh, you ahull laugh with pleaauro, If you take Woods Groat Pepper mint Cure Auction Sales. Mosiri Brophy, Fulsy and Co. held a oloariug ado at the farm of Mrs Oloheay, Millbrook, on Tuoaday. A brood sow realised £10. | On Wednesday Menrs L. A. Fair bairn and Co. bald a clearing sale at Gordon on account of Mra Nickola, ■who is leaving the district Mr C. Wintor purchasod the dwelling and land. The same auctioneers conduct ed talo of furniUiro and effect! at Egcrton this afternoon, on tbs premit 03 of tbo old Commercial Hotel. Woods' Great Peppermint Curo, For cougbs and cold«, never fails 1/6.
Gordon Rovers F.C. [Newspaper Article] — Gordon, Egerton and Ballan Advertiser — 1 May 1914
Gordon Rovers F.C. In the list of office-bearers appear ing in last week's "Advertiser," the following names were omitted :— Pres. Mr P. Carton; vice-presidents tt Messrs \V. Bowdeu, B. Papworth I and D. Kolin ; patrons, Frs Cusack and M'Mahon, Messrs C. O'Brien and W. Tolliday. [ The club held a ball on Wednes day night in the Mechanics' Hall. Music was supplied by Messrs Ger coveitch, of Ballarat, whilst Mr P. Carton was M.C. Mr Briant, of I Ballarat, had the catering.
Departing Residents. [Newspaper Article] — Gordon, Egerton and Ballan Advertiser — 1 May 1914
Departing Residents. Mr ami Mrs R. Nickols, old resi dents of Gordon, are leaving for Leigh Creek, where they intend tak ing the well-kuown Leigh Creek ; Hotel, which has gained a good re putation at the handsot Mr and Miss Duffy, who are leaving the district. For many years they have been as sociated with the hotel business here, and are only leaving owing to I their hotel (the Commercial) having become delicensed.
BLOWING HIS OWN TRUMPET. [Newspaper Article] — Gordon, Egerton and Ballan Advertiser — 1 May 1914
BLOWING HIS OWN TRUMPET. When you hear a fellow boasting OC the bravo deeds ho has done, Don't disturb him, lot him toll you All l\ls smart things one liy one; But remind him when lie's finished— Yes, Ills pardon humbly beg— That the hen that cackles loudest Does not lay the biggest eng. No doubt you have met people— There aro lots of them, you know— Who to iivamtao aye aro ready, At performing very slow. In fair weather they're staunch com rades. But In foul they show the leg; For the hen that cackles loudest Does not lay the biggest egg. Babbling streams make far move noise Than the stately rivers' (low. Though upon the latter, commerce Busily goes to and fro. So it Is with human mortals, Workers 011 111 silence peg; For the hen that cackles loudest Does not lay the biggest egg. So of boasters I would warn you, Don't believe half what they say, For the man who's ayo a-blowing His own trumpet's just a Jay. And experience will teach you Never of tliem favors beg; For the hen that ca...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Gordon, Egerton and Ballan Advertiser — 1 May 1914
How To Cure Indigestion The following letters will be of in* reuse interest to sufferers from indi gestion:— From Mrs. D. H. Cole, 70 Keiglitley road, Subiaco, W.A. "For many years I suffered from 'requent attacks of indigestion, follow ed by pains in the chest, severe head iches, sleeplessness, biliousness, con stipation and pains under the shoulder blades. I could retain little on my sto mach, and vomited frequently. I tried \ variety of medicines with very little ■sood result. I happened to read one >f Warner's Safe Cure pamphlets, and ;eeing in it how others had taken War ler's Safe Cure with beneficial re sults, I decided to try that medicine, f obtained great relief from the first bottle; in fact, from the first few doses t took. After taking Warner's Safe 4£ure for a few weeks I was quite re stored to health. All niy former trou ble has gone from me, I hope, and be lieve, never to return. Now I am feel ing fit and strong as I could wish to be." From Mr. T. Darcyi 163 St. L...
Leila and Her Lover. Published by Arrangement with Ward, Lock and Co. Ltd., London and Melb. (All Rights Reserved.) IV. [Newspaper Article] — Gordon, Egerton and Ballan Advertiser — 1 May 1914
Leila and Her Lover. By MAX PEMBERTON. Published by Arrangement with Ward, Lock and Co. Ltd,, London and Melb. (All Rights Reserved.) IV. It was half-past three when lie ar rived ai tho prison—oddly enough the first tlmo ho had entered one in all his life. All the great traditions of the houBc of Donald had to do with the activities of manhood, war, tho chase, tho camps and courts of kings. He had known Aborfeldy Castle for a home since he had been a little lad, had found his childish kingdom on tho wild moorland or by the rugged sea shore. He knew littlo of cities, less of the sordid phases of twentieth cen tury life. London had been for him a vast theatro wherein he had seen the show from the boxes rather than from (he stalls—while of the pit ho had but the vaguest impressions. To such a man a prison stood at the nadir of life's purpose. He remember ed oncc seeing a poor woman in Aber feldy who had returned from Edin burgh gaol, and he recalled the fur tive home-coming of the wret...