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THE BUCKJUMPER. [Newspaper Article] — Gisborne Gazette — 23 October 1914
QUE BUCK JUMPER. Ftciir (he Sydnev Daily Telegrape. Now thai the death-knell of the hoi so, us u mean; of land travelling appears to have been linally sounded by the auveiit of the motor ear it u.isht be interesting just now to re call that | k:tui &lt;-s(|U(' ligui'f of the old days in .Wi.str.-.tla—the biic-jumper and ins rider, lml'ii of which are now practically extinct. Horse and rider were of no small importance in those days They lent a spice ol thrill to 'he comparatively dull life of tho .bu«h, and held out a way by which the young transplanted Briton might give vent to I; •£ i;«ti>ral craving to dare and excel flic age at which a horse felt lus lirst saudie often rested with the mere caprice of the owner, or .the nature of the season, or even t-h» immediate state of the weather at any given time. Tiio breaking-in pro cess is a considerable strain upon tho constitution of a horse, especially if he is oi a wi:d. refractory nature, i onsequently owners preferred th...
[?]DELL Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — Gisborne Gazette — 23 October 1914
i ' i )ljc, 'l tens 1 I I *t» (From. Uur Uwn Correspondent.) Tuesday. War news has now a rival in the press by racing' items, and for a time tho latter will, with many, have the greater interest, Not to bo able to "talk horse" now is looked upon as a weakness and a wonder. The dream stage or state has not as yet been reached here this year, and your correspondent has to rely upon a dream of last year, wherein he saw a black horse (presumably Rathlea) winning the (Jup. As dreams are sucn peculiar things, perhaps it was this year's Uup that was predicted, and the outcome may be as follows: —Rathlea, 1; Uncle Sum, 2; Lilva's Isle, 3. t But far superseding the interest in war ami racing is, with some locally, the fact that the celebrated Golden Oak of Hiddell is again in its glori ous beauty. With some of these people every other matter and event is oi small importance, bo much so is this the case with one in particu lar that he has "got 'em bad," aud has broken forth in song, thus :— C...
HOW TO SUCCEED AS A SHOPKEEPER. [Newspaper Article] — Gisborne Gazette — 23 October 1914
HOW TO SUCCEED AS A SHOPKEEPER. In "Harmswort-h's Magazine" for October Mr. William Wluteley gives his expert views on the subject. Be fore Air. Whiteley came, Westuounie grove had been considered a bad bust uess neighbourhood. It was against all advice that he decided to oegin business in it, but before so deciding he had satisfied himself that the people were there who would buy, if they thought it worth their while, and that was a reason for the slack ness of trade—the "inflated prices" charged by the shops. Mr. Whitcley determined to supply the best goods at the lowest possible figures, avoid ing middlemen and all mere extrava gances. When he began he had only a little shop, with two girls and an errand boy ; after a year he had six teen girls and two boys, and now his business has extended into seven ty different departments, with some j C000 assistants. This success he attributes to his acting on various admirable maxims, notably that fair trading is gene rally successful trad...
CORRESPONDENCE [Ve do not neces'arily endorie the opinions expressed by Correspondents in this colmn.—ED, G.G.] NEW GISBOENE IN DARKLESS TO THE EDITOR OF THE GAZETTE. [Newspaper Article] — Gisborne Gazette — 23 October 1914
CORRESPONDENCE 1 Vti do not necea'(irHy ondori'o the opinions expressed by C"rr.»pondentB in this niimmi,—Ed, W.G.] NEW GISBOENE IN DARKLESS TO THE EDITOE OF THE GAZETTE. Sir,—I, along with many others of the ratepayers of New Gisborne, pro test greatly against the action of the shire council in depriving ub of the lighting of our little town. The want of light in our narrow main street is a Beriuus source of danger to traffic on dark nights ; to ohurchgoers the want is greatly felt. On Sunday night last, people had to carry lanterns to prevent falling over horses and cowa. Surely we are being treated most uniairly,— kftJHOT GU& DA$plSS$, W y.ieljata^ $R,
DOGS AS WARDERS. [Newspaper Article] — Gisborne Gazette — 23 October 1914
DOGS AS WARDERS. The most effectively guarded con .icts in the world are ihose in the" .Stale Prison at Huntsville, Texas, who are walched while at work by huj/.e Ulmcr dogs. An escaping con vict would he pulled down and liter ally torn to pieces before he had gone twenty yards, for, unlike blood hounds, these do^:s, which are known in this country as Great Danes, cah oot he called ofl. A short time ago a negro under a life sentence made a dash for liberty, but had not gone j many yards before he was caught by ' a couple of the hounds and torn to I pieces. These inhuman methods are | paid to be necessary owing to The I TS/erate character of the prisoners, I who, for the most part, are negro j ' ri_;.niis and mura*rets. It is told of Abram Lincoln that once when quite a young man he witnessed a slave auction in Ohio. He saw men and women put en the block, exhibited for sale, bought like cattle. He saw the horrible ard de grading familiarities which the buy ers took with the human clu...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Gisborne Gazette — 23 October 1914
THE RELIABLE PHAkMACY. f. damyonT CHEMIST — OPTICIAN. Regobded by Dental Boabd of Victoria, , WOODEND, ASDU0Si3KrEK^S0WilN'8'w" QUALITY IS OF FIRST IMPORTANCE. - WE m&ke a Special Feature ot Dispensing, and spare no trouble nor expense in this moBt important branch of Pharmacy. Bead your Prescriptions, they will be forwarded promptly. EYE-SIGHT tested FREE, and glasses accurately fitted,|if required. TE1TH extracted Painlessly. Psfont Medicines, fresh, at Reduced Prices. Horse and Cattle Medicines. Ordeks bt Return Mail, Rail, or, Coach. Commonwealth 4s|a Bank of Bustralia HEAD OFFICE SYDNEY ^5» Bank !i &lt;ipin for aa ci»m«■« "^SfiSRAI- BANKING BUSINESS ti EQUITABLE BUILDINQ, OOLLINS STREET, MELBOURNE AIm at Sydney, Canberra, Adelaide, Perth, Hobart, Brisbane, Rockhampfcon, TownsViile, and Ijori&oa. OaMeremittances made to, and drafts drawn on foreign places direct. Foreign billa negotiated and oSlleoUd. Letters ot credit itiued to any part of the world. Bil...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Gisborne Gazette — 23 October 1914
One a Reputation is what people Suppose tt to bo. One's Character is what people havo Proved it to bo. Hearne's Bronchitis Gore Enjoys both an Excellent Reputation and an Irreproachable: Character. Personal Recommendation is the Best Advertisement, oiid that is why Hearne'o has been at the Top of the Trae I or oo many yeare. CURE THE FINEST REMEDY IN THE WORLD FO& COUGHS, CROUP and COLDS. Always Asll for "HEARNE'3," and ao© that pou GET it There is nothing " Just as good." [ If not obtainable laoeJiy, esad £tr©el is I W, G. HEARNE & CO. LTD., Gsaloag, Vtetwfe. I 0«6&lt;iO»CC>t*«2 NOTICE. MB H. M. LOONElf (G.H.V.C.) VETERINARY 3UBGEQN ■Will visit OiaboFDa regularly on 0AL12 DAYS. All Hilda ol domoafcloated anlzaalr asfccnd&d to. All tsle^ratoa will reoai^ prompt attention. Mr Loen#y ttsmf b'&lt; conntiHcd ai Moasro Br»dy Bros.' store ca Sal Dayo, CJastratlag a Specialty. All klaflu oi desaes^a animtilis attended to. 's0> s " on a pr/cs i?...
MELBOURNE PIG & DAIRY CATTLE MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Gisborne Gazette — 23 October 1914
MELBOURNE PIG & DAIRY CATTLE MARKET, Beat good-t conditioned stores, 2la to 62; ■lips, lis to 14a; euokers, 5s to 10s - porkers, heavy weights, 38a to 40s j prims Serviceable weights, 33s to 32s ; light, 27s to 30s; baooners, price, 50s to 58a ; extra 60a to 64s; light, 38s upwards Baok Utters, extra prime heavy tats, £3 10s to (4 18s; bulk prime and weighty, £3 to £4; roughs, from 30s j DAISY CATTLE—Milkers, best, £9 16s, to ill', good do., £7 15b to ; others, £5.' Jpringera : Beat, £7 10s to £8 10 j couple, tfV 15b ; good do,, L6 10s~ to L7 6b ; others, Li; springing heifers, Li to L& 5s; few choice forward beif«re, L7 10s; othsrs, L3 5b 9 U'6 ios. D'at cuts, lit> to L7 5s ; good do., good ao,, Li 15s to L5 10b ; others, i#0a up,
COMMERCIAL MELBOURNE LIVE STOCK MARKET. Tuesday [Newspaper Article] — Gisborne Gazette — 23 October 1914
COMMERCIAL ■IMELBOUKNE LIVE STOCK MARKET. Tuesday Fat Sheep. — Quotations : — Prime lowbred wethers, 17s Od to 18a OdJ; good to 168 9d; prime crossbred ewes, 14a Id to 16s 9d ; good do., 12s 6d to 13s 6d ; uime merino wethers, 15a 9d to 17s Od; food do., 13s 6d to 15s Od. Fat Lambs—Prime sold at from 14s,0d Ol5s0d; extra, 16s Od to 18s Od;„good, 8d to 13a Od, iWednesday FA7 Oatti.ii—2460 y&rded Prime bul eoka sold at from £11 0s to £12 10a Od ; •xt» do,, £13 10a to £15 Ob Od j good do, #8 15b to £10 0s; ceoond and lighter do, 7 Ob to £8 0s; prime peas of oows, £7 ! Ob to £9 2a; good do, £6 10a to £7 5s Fat Calves—660 penned Prime Bteers fend heifers, £4 10s to £5 los Od; prime j calves, 46a to 55s ; beat small calves, 20s to 32a
TO RENOVATE VENETIAN BLINDS. [Newspaper Article] — Gisborne Gazette — 23 October 1914
' O TO RENOVATE VENETIAN BLINDS. Venetian blinds would not need j painting so frequently if they were ; regularly cleaned at home every year. This can be done, for now it is so easy to take them down, as they generally rest on two iron stays, one at each side, so they can easily bo slipped off any time for repairs. Before taking the blind to pieces, notice how the cords run through the caUh. then over the pulleys, and down the laths ; observe particularly how the cord is threaded, first one side, then the other, of the little cross-tapes, thus keeping tbe cord in its place. Begin by taking out the tacks that fasten the two large tapes at the bottom, also under the imot of the cords, then take out all the laths and wash them. Wash the tapes well in a large mug, and the wooden ledge to which the tapes are fastened, and •which forms the upper part nt the llind;; iron the tapes, and hang lip to dry. Lastly put all together, which will be found very simple, if these little details have b...
CORRECTNESS IN CARDS, [Newspaper Article] — Gisborne Gazette — 23 October 1914
CORRECTN"ESS IN CARDS, The fashion in visiting cards changes slightly every lew years, and from a good city stationer one can J always ascertain the prevail'ng style I i wilh regard to size, shape, tnickness, I lettering, etc. Thus, for many | years, the use of engraved script i was almost universal, but at the 1 present moment there is a tendency j toward Roman ana Old English let- ; tering. , Certain rules do not vary. Thus, , visiting cards should always he en- j j graved in type not large enough to | be startling, nor small enough to ! seem affected, on plain white card board of the best quality. Gentle men use a small card, long and nar row ; young ladies a rather small card, and married ladies a larger one, both of the latter tending to the square shape. Should a gentleman prefix "Mr." to his name ? He should ; and an | unmarried lady should have her card engraved "Miss Sarah Robinson Far ley," the present fashion being to display all one's names. No nick names-should be used....
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Gisborne Gazette — 23 October 1914
SHIR EL OF GiSBOkNE. SHEEP DIPPING. ^~\WNERS of Sheep, in the abore Shire, who intend to have sheep dipped, are respectfully requested to ue.id particulars as to number, and approxi mate date upon which they will require the Municipal Dip. a Wh. J. HEALEY, Shire Secretary. Sbire Office, 21/10/14. MECHANICS' HALL, GISBOKNE ST. UlilGID'S To liquidate the present debt on parish will open on FRIDAY. OCTOBER 23rd at 3.30 (i,in., And will be contiuued for a Week. Open Daily f10m 8.30 to 5, and 7 to l(i p m. ' Saturdays, 1 p.m. Admission (Opening day), Sixpence. The Fair will be opened by the Hon. A. R. ROBERTSON, M.L.A. I he following are the Stalls—Gisb -rnp, Kiddtll, Buliengarook, Children's, and Refreshment. Flower Stall—Hoop La—Fish Pond — etc., etc, — Amusements—Musical selections every evening. Iti=h Pipers. Irish Jigs and .Reels, Wo>d-ol.opping contest. Tug-of-War. SATURDAY, OCTOBER 81st. Woodchop (open)—Handicap — Log Win. girth. First prize, £1/5 ; second, 5/-. Entrance fee, 1...
[?] [?] OF THE PUT. [Newspaper Article] — Gisborne Gazette — 23 October 1914
Ui1' i'dlfi I'UI. fvmtp limp in the tJiii' 1 t-enf 11 cpn'in c-i tain I, .11 i.'IK I'S of more or IfMi ri &lt;- *11. h rfaii&lt;• w11 founded a society on ii-.l, nolmc. now kn.iws why, "The J>r&lt;&lt;11• fi 1:«■• • ti of ill P,a " nMeo-ibly " in honour of G^'l, Ou fj>tiiv Smut Mary, Htn'i ul! Miiois ti. ili limit Aii'l feiuntf ; ini'l in Itoimtir uf oiu Uid tin Kin^; nii',1 hII Hip barons of the uolllitr tint ten!I\ (or the fun lientnce of uno-ie me! riuient. noou f fjl I o w ,*,li i p. and tlie encourage nient of soup writing and song xiu^ing, By the rules of the association each " coin pnnioii " paid sixpence upon n>Jtnir^biim Ic (lie brotherhood, ami eiij&lt;ai;ed to uid il in all poiol.s, and all plaees ; to attend every oieeting unless prevented by oircuni stances imyoiid control, ami pay one shilling for Itia share of tlie banquet provided at the annual festival for tlie installation of tlie next year's " Princt held on Ilia Su...
USES FOR SODA. [Newspaper Article] — Gisborne Gazette — 23 October 1914
USES FOR SODA. Wash hairbrushes in strong tepid soda wafer, thpn rinse well in clear, cold water, and place in the air out .of sunlight to dry. Adda speck of soda when cooking beans or any vegetable which seems tough, and the cooking process is quickened. Rub a bit of soda over meat or poultry that seems overripe, and. wash in cold water. — A little soda will counteract the ^ acidity of sour fruits as they are Cooking, and less sugar will be re quired t-o sweeten them. Use a speck of soda with the stow ed tomato when iiiaking a mock uisque soup. For cleaning paint before repaint ing, use two our,ccs of soda to one nuart of cold water. Afterward : rinse off with clear, cold water. In using soda.with cream of tartar, allow one teaspomful of soda to two rounding ten spoonfuls of cream cf tartar for each q»art of flour. To counteract the acidity of mol asses, allow one tc.-'.snoonful of soda to one cupful of molasses. •^oda shoi'Jd br oul :erised and care fully measir^d vhenever it is u...
CUSTOMS AT THE TABLB, [Newspaper Article] — Gisborne Gazette — 23 October 1914
CUSTOMS AT THE TABLB, i AX a carefully set dinner tabla should be at each place three forks at. the left, two or three knives and a tablespoon on- the right, glasses for water and other Leverages on the right above the knives.' A nap kin plainly folded is in the centre, enclosing a roll.- 11 other silver is needed during dinner, it is placed be fore the course is to be served, but the:first;'>arrangement described is the1 usual rule, and avoids confusion. The tablespoon is iwed for soap. Soup should be taken from the tide of the spoon. .Sipping one'* soup with -a- hissing noise is unpardon able, and tilting the soup plate to secure the last spoonful is bad form. At luncheon bouillon is served ip cups, and is taken with a teaspoon ; the spoon may be put down, and the cup raised to the lips for the lasti! spoonfuls. ; '• : The fork is used for so many things' that a witty person once re marked that he took "everythinb with it except afternoon tea." The silver fish-knife and fork ar...
POLITICAL LABOUR COUNCIL COMPLIMENTARY SOCIAL TO MR. A. T. OZANNE, M.H.R. [Newspaper Article] — Gisborne Gazette — 23 October 1914
POLITICAL LABOUR COUNCIL COMPLIMENTARY SOCIAL TO MR. A. T. OZAXNE, M.H.R. 1 hei 0 w as a very large attendance at tho -Mechanics' Hail, Gisborne, on Friday evening last, the occasion be ing a complimentary social to Mr. A. T. Ozanne, who won the Corio seat at the late Commonwealth elec tions. Mr. Ozanne was accompanied by Senator M'Kissock and Mr. M'Gowan, the selected Labour can didate for Bulla at the coming State elections. The social took the form oi short addresses from these gentle men, interspersed with musical items. The chair was occupied by -Mr. L. M'Grcgor, the president of the Gisborne branch P.L.C. The proceedings were opened by Mr. H. Striven, who acted as accompanist, and who gave as a piano solo a fan uisia, on 'Ihc Last Rose of Sum mer. Mr. E. liigg sang "The Vete ra 11 s Song, and gav&lt;? as an en core "It's a. long, long vay to Tip perary." Mr. M'Gowan recited "Tho Torch." 1 he chairman explained that the object of the gathering wan to cele brate the vict...
Wit and Humor. [Newspaper Article] — Gisborne Gazette — 23 October 1914
Wit and Humor. A bird in the hand is -worth two in ill.; uuaii ; out you-can't convince ii,e two Liras in the bush that ths line in the hand is of greater value. All men are born equal, but some ure more a jnul to the occasion. V>ife—' What a happy-looking couple tiiuso two' are. 1 wonder how iong ill y \ e been married ? " Jxi.s ianj—"(Jh, they're only engag ed/' Lin was going away to the cruel wars, Jli? was strong -and she was iair ; Me t&lt;'o^ her gmitly in hi« arms An.l long he held her there. I.'ut ah-: didn't weep and sho didn't W uil. Or s ncuvnb to useless fright ; Mi; had won six cups for running, And she knew he d be all ri^ht. The rarly bird catches th© worm ; i-,ut what a fool the worm is to set up so early. Life is nh"rt—onlv four letters in it. Three-quarters of it ia a lie j rand ono l.alf is an if. humour has many tongues—mostly lying ones. § Mhat is more beautiful than to see ihe suiiplo faith with which a baid hended man will buy a.n infallible hair re...
HOW HE DOES IT. [Newspaper Article] — Gisborne Gazette — 23 October 1914
I HOW HE DOES IT. BY KATE THORN. He is on the verge of desperation be fore he attempts it. He has tried all the expedients kiown to civilized man, and all having failed, the melancholy fact is forced Lome apon his soul that he must sew on a button, or lie abed for the remainder ol his life. He mortally hates to undertake it. He looks round among his belong ings for a needle, and, after a long and vigorous search, he finds one rusted into the pincushion, with the point bro ken off. Then he looks for thread, and resurrects a snarl of odds and ends, and selects the finest, because experience has taught him that the liner the thread the easier it Avould go into the eye of the needle. Next thing is a button, for of course he has lost the one which has came off, as is usual with men. Women always have all their loose buttons, and so do not have to search for them. He finds a good many buttons, but none of them are exactly what he wants. Still, they will do, he thinks. He gets the garment ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Gisborne Gazette — 23 October 1914
SHlRt OF MELTON tTENDEBS will be received up to 10 a.m., on Fridaj) 30th October, 1914, for—^ Contract No 2—Sti'ec-t Lighting Melton. Contract Ifo 3—Street Lighting Tcolern Vale. Specifications maj' be seen at the Shire Hell. Neither the lowsst ©£• any tender Hot necoss&rily accepted. mo. utms, f%ir?
POSTAL RATES AND REGULATIONS [Where the tern "The Commonwealth" is used in connection with these rates and regulations it includes Papua, Lard Howe Island, and Norfolk Island.] LETTERS. [Newspaper Article] — Gisborne Gazette — 30 October 1914
ruSTAL RATES AND REGULATIONS [Where the t-onn "The Common wealth" is used in connection with these r&teg and regulations it includes Papua, Lard Howe Island, and Norfolk Island.] LEITEitS. For every J ouncw or fraction tliereoi. For delivery within the Common wealth .. 1 For delivery La t&o British Em pire 0 1 For doHvory iti tho Ne>iv Hebrides, Banks, and lorrt* I elands .. 0 9 :&lt;"or delivery in other place* .... 0 2j LETTER GAJIJD3. ' or delivery within the Commomrealth : Sinyle, Id. ouah ; roply, Id. ouch half, or delivery iu the British Empire (sec list ol' places uudor "Letters5')—Sin gle, Id. eaoh. _ or delivery in New Hebrides, Banks, •. and Torres IsIhikIb—Single, *j«i. ei-ch. ! /or delivery in other places— Single, j 2i&lt;l. each. I POST CARDS. | Single Post-cards impressed with thq j Id. stamp, and Reply or double cards, j eaoh half of wliieh has the Id. stamp i impressed ther-eon, may be transmitted to pi aces within, the Commonwealt...