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CHAPTER XIII. [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 18 May 1917
CHAPTER XIII. Cicely was a prey to the most hor rible foreboding^ as they drove home from the. Barripgtons' difiner party. I One glance at Eric's face was enough j to show: her that something was seri-. ously amiss, while all .the evening she j had been unable to keep her thoughts,' from dwelling upon the recognition which had taken place between her brother and Alma Beresford, and j .which seemed to Cicely so extraordin- . ary. Life had become a very complex and a v.ery terrible thing to Lady Nor caster since Alma's advent at the Towers. Until then, she had been able at times. persuade herself that | there was no danger of that one falsa , .step of hers being brought to light; i now it seemed to her that discovery was inevitable, that it was coming upon, her a? surely, as inexorably, as | the end of a Greek tragedy. I Sometime she felt that it was some thing. outside her own experience al together, some play that she was watching in the character of an ab sorbed spectator. Every no...
Cicely Vibart's Love. (published by Special Arrangement.) (Copyright.) CHAPTER XII. [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 18 May 1917
Cicely Vibart's Love. By ANNIE HAYNES Author of "Lady Carew's Secret,'.' "jFootprints oi Fate," Etc,, Etc. (published by Special Arrangement.) (Copyright.) CHAPTER XII. Protty Barbara Harrington.waa^exe cuting a pirouette* as she-!'gazed,' at lier reflection in tlie long mirror that ran from the floor to the .ceiling be tween the windows' in the. drawing room. What she saw there pleased lier evidently-she. flushed and smiled as she glanced-yet Barbara was in clined to be critical to-night-for someone was coming to dinner in whose eyes she wanted to look her very best. She bent forward and al tered the position of the crimson roses that were stuck carelessly in her high waist-belt She was in white" this evening like. Alma Beresfonl, but her gown had not come from Ma dame Lolortli; it had been put to gether by the village dressmaker, with a good deal of help from Bar bara's own cleyer, fingers. It was fashioned of wliite ninon, and had lit tle of cut or style, but its very sim plicity...
BRITISH RED CROSS DAY. Button Fund. [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 18 May 1917
BRITISH RED CR09S DAY. Button Fund. Thursday, May 24, Empire Day, Is British Red Croas Day. Hitherto no fund has been raised in Australia on behalf of the British Red CroS3 So ciety (for which Lady Stanley is mak ing a special appeal), which has done so much for all who have suffered in the great war, and which at the pre sent time is urgently in need of funds. The Commonwealth Button Fund Executive trust that the people will enter into the spirit of this urgent appeal, and by their co-operation and effective organisation in their respec tive districts, make this movement an unqualified success. District committees or societies who have not yet ordered their supplies or buttons should send their ordors at once to XIrs. A. S. Woolcott, lion, or ganiser, 395 Collins-street. Donations in connection with the appeal should be forwarded to the Commonwealth Button Funtf office, 395 Collins-street, Melbourne.
AUSTRALIA PLAYS THE GAME No. XIX. Great Britain's Enemy. [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 18 May 1917
AUSTRALIA--. PJLAYiS THE GAME No. XIX. Great Britain's 'Enemy. In the terriflc spectacle o£ almost universal war which confronts the world women's tears are falling end lessly, and the blood of men !B flow ing from day to day, month to month and year to year. Not before has human heroism reached such great heights, or the spirit of self-sacrifice shone so brightly. It is one of the mysteries of life that the greatest ends can only be obtained by blood and sacrifice. It has always been so, hut never so much as now. When years hence, this Titanic struggle is reviowed in calm mood, the world will be staggered at the capacity for sacri fico contained in the human race. Never again will it be possible, as in the past, to speculate on human de cadence. It has been proved beyond , a'l question that when humanity is called upon to protect itself, to choose between good and evil, not onlv is the choice made without hesitation ; uut the most appalling odds are faced without the least tremor o...
Used to It. [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 18 May 1917
Used to It. i The new curate was going ; the rounds.of the slum district to which lie had lately been appointed, and was much shocked at the conduct of a sbabbily-dre.ssed old man, who knock ed at Uie door of every house in the street and then furiously abused . the owners who answered him. "What a strange old man!" he re marked to one of the householders. "Why is he allowed to go about; ,and say those terrible things to these, people?" "Oh, tlioy don't mind him! He's all right. They're used to him. He's a harmless old lunatic,? and he's . been going about like this for the last , ten years." "Dear me! Surely he ought to- be put under restraint! What do, you think is the cause of his behavior?" "Optimism-that's what he's suffer-, ing from. You'see, lie's the. land lord of these houses, and he's i been coming round like this every Mpnday for ten years, ta get.the.rent-audi he still fancies that he'll get it!"
ADVICE TO THE MARRIED. [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 18 May 1917
ADVICE TO THE MARRIED. The last word is the most danger ous of infernal machines. Husband and wife should no more flght to. get it than they would struggle for: the possession of a lighted bombshell. Married people should study each other's weak parts of the ice, in or der to keep, off them. Ladies who marry for love should remember that the union of angels with .women has been forbidden since the Hood. The wife is the sun oi tne. social system. Unless she attracts, there is nothing to keep heavy bodies, like husbands, from flying into space. The wife, who should properly dis charge her-, duties, must nevec have a soul above trifles. Don't trust too much to good tem per when-, you get into an argument. Sugar-is the substance , most univers ally diffused through all, natural pro ducts. Let married- people, therefore, take a hint from this provision of Nature. Though, sometimes small evils,, like invisible insects, inflict pain, and a ( single, hair may stop a vast machine, : yet the,...
Army Economy. GLYCERINE FROM WASTE. 1,150,000,000 YARDS OF FLANNEL. [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 18 May 1917
Army Economy. GLYCERINE I'llOJI WASTE. 1,150,000,000 YAI'.DS OF FLA.NX& Introducing the Arinv Estimates, > tl. W. Foster,' Financial" Secretary t»J British War Office, ha.l a fascinating & 'o loll of the manufacture of a'j®1 frain tho waste fat from the food oft roops. At the present ra'e tha 3"' output from the food of the 'r00.ff'l 10U0 tons of refined glycerin?, «&lt;JP vided tho propellent charges for 18 pounder shell?. Then he tola no" viila»e blacksmiths had been orgaD ai successfully that they «erei «lm supply all the horse shoes needed for army. He gave the following ah'ow the enormous scale of t«e .lemindti : " . Gas Helmets S.ndbass 2O0.WJW Yar ls Khaki C'oth ... Yards of Flannel ... i 5'Wl
State Politics. NATIONAL PARTY PROPOSAL. [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 18 May 1917
State Politics. NATIONAL PAHTV PROPOSAL A DEFINITE Step towards the forma'inri a National party iu th&lt;? Sta'e PailUr will probably be taken this monik. I: formal conversations on the sulijwit tas been held among State memi'tra fnr time pr.Bt, hut owing to the Fto'a. electicn canipa'gn the nnt'er «ss v 'I'lvanced beyond ihe pieiiuiinaiy »tu Members who have receive! the prcpt with favour from^tbe beijimim!; COM; that the Federal elections have stor that the country desires tii.it all sfciie which are opposed to the Caucus join together, and thus be abie to fault electors in November as a -ulii pitij Correspondents in "The Aiicu-;" liavei!-: expressed this view. The Premier (Sir Alexander Ptacci! states that hn lias not yet been appr.id on the question of formin? a Sali: parly, but it is understood that at some Ministers regard the proposal favour. At the next meeting of Ht-ction of State Liberals Mr A. i| Billion is expected to move thu itisste ible to consider the questio...
War Savings Committees. [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 18 May 1917
War Savings GommittJW The Win tho War League unci Becfc: Committees through th-ir orcaui-i throughout the Jcjjgth Mid btesM Australia, are now tjettwi; coivo t«J * 'o encourage and hei> .n the (0>cV; of war funds, by invons of War ^ oertiSciitoB ond 6tamps. For i&tfffl'r each branch of the leae'if will fa"1 'Qto a War Saviors comniiittf. $'? ^3 (lie me.'iibors of the Win its '-cootie are concerned, tiiia will ^r' first -re;i] work for litem to '?&lt;?. i:,;, .viil be iipkod to obtain euiit-x'fif'f* :-ertiiicateu. and for ibis purpose k*_? *nd application forms an* krirj ^ tribuied broadens', tOiit-i Iicr with * r5^| ?'£ leaflofs tuj.'y sc't'rp fiiih certificates are and how to diaposa of tiicrn tvhefi purclus^; actire canvass of each Ccsnire carried out by hieu;b( r-, aui 3 ^nd ever incretsin; fljff of i* suro (o rc'b-ulf. I.
Myrtleford Market. [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 18 May 1917
Myrtleford Market. FLANAGAX, NEWMAN. & Co. report tlieir usual market at Myrtieford on Wednes day of lusl week Good yarding of pitlf ; bicon pigs sold well, while stores ruled equil to o'.her markets. Sheep: A good yurdiag, but nwing to tho inclemency of the weather, which made tho sheep look at their worsf, (he demand was inactive ; tlioro woro not maDy buyers in attendance, and * number of fines were passed out utiso/d. Cattle: Good yarding, tho demand for which good competition prevailed ; al ii jugh the sale was in and out, some &lt;ood prices were oblained. Stores : Good yarding; poddies and springers met n ??cry good market. A/c F. Brown, pigs, £3 9/ ; a/o M. Cullimo, £2 12/0 ; othere iccount various owners, 18/ to £2 1/ Sheep : E'.ves a/c Mrs Do Pia».zi, 32/9 ; lambs a/c W. Monro. 26/6 ; owes a/c line Bros,, 25/. Fat battle ; A/c W. Lee, line of 0 bullocks, £17 2/0 ; n/c Q. Hardy, bullocks £15 17/0 ; others £15 5/ ; a/n B. Greer, cows £10 17/0; others i'14 5/;...
Empire Day. LOCAL CELEBRATIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 18 May 1917
Empire Day. LOCAL CELEBRATIONS. A puhlic meeting conve ned by the presi dent of tlio eliiro (Cr. G. R. Abraham) at the request of tho losal pitriotia cira mittee, wa^ held at the Shira Hall on Friday evening lust. There was a repre sentative gathering of townspeople presen', the chair being occupied by the con vener. The chairman brietly outlined the ob jects of the meeting, and called upon the lion. Bee. of tli5 patriotic committee (Rev G. Brammall) to further explain the poai tion. Mr Brammall said that at tho last meet ing of the patriotic committee, it was agreed to celobrate KmpireDay by planting trees in commemoration of local fallen soldiers. A sub-committee, consisting of Miss Sharp, Mr Dando and the speaker lud been appointed to obtain a list of trees suitable for the purpose from the Curator of the Botanical Gardens in Mel bourne. This had come to hmd, and he 'cad a list of 12 trees from which a choice could bo made. The proposal was to plant tho trees in tho Mafeking Squa...
How to Neutralise Dangerous Stomach Acids. [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 18 May 1917
How to Neutralise Danger ous Stomach Acids. FEW people besides physicians realise the importance of keeping the food con tents of the stomach free from acid fer mentation. Healthy normal digestion cannot take place while the delicate lining of the stomach is being inflamed and distended by acid and wind-the results of fermenting food in the stomach To secure perfect digestion, fermentation much be stopped or prevented, and the acid neutralised. Kor this puipose physicians usually recommend getting a little bisvmted magnesia from the chemist and taking halt a teaspoonful in a little hot or cold water immediately after eating. They recommend Ihuratcd mag nesia because it is pleasant to take, has no disagreeable after-effects, and quickly stops fermentation, neutralises the acid and makes the sour acid food bland, sweet and easily digested. The regular use of bimrated magnesia be sure you get the bUu-cited, as other kinds of magnesia are not so valuable is a-guarantee of healthy, norma...
Wangaratta Horse Sale. [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 18 May 1917
Wangaratta Horse Sale. FLANAGAN, NEWMAN & Co, in con junction with Adamson, Strettle and Co.. report their horse sale at Wangaratta on Friday, when they yarded 56 horses and sold 50, a smaller yarding than we usually have, owing to recent rains and farmers who have horses for sale being busy ploughing. Very large attendance of buyers and a record sale, prices being better than before. Top price of the yard was obtained by S Clarke for heavy draught gelding, which made L4i ; others a/c same owner, L3; to L35 10/ ; a/c J. Boyd, geldings L26; ri/c J. Johnson, L22; a/c J. Morgan, L22 10/; a/c J O'aullivan, L22 for mares ; a/c Mr Fitzgerald, unbroken horses, L17 ; behalf Mr Coles, geldings, L21 10/ ; light harness horses, for which there was a very good demand, making L17 10/; others from L12 to Li, ; light buggy mares* a/c ]. Cleland, Lio 10/ to L16 10/ ; good useful hacks, LS to L12 ; aged and light horses, Lj to LS.
Don't Wrap Up too Much. [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 18 May 1917
Don't Wrap Up too Much, 1 As soon as the air has a real touch of fm in it no begin to shiver an'l fetch oolss thick -winter " undies," our furs and is overcoats. We pile more blankets ontj the. beds, cloee the windows soother l-i inches, light tho fireB, and then xonis why we feel cold. We feel cold, in winter chitlly hciw we do not got enough frrah air ani eis cise. A brief walk in th6 open will ibipr« the circulation, the digestion and tluif petite, and will keep the body BSICS than (he biegest fire ever lighttd. The clothes should not be thick lb the air cannot gtt 10 the skin, ibii should bo. kept well bathed.. In order to keep the feet dry jfii thick soles tiiould bo worn. - Of course we must wear a little vram clutbing", but lliere is Dn nctii to ourselves up as though w '.vtre prepiii' f ir a Polar expedition, (io i I nouri-fa food and oxerciso in the opon air tire U more helpful in warding t !i coughs, Ciii and other ills.
Too Friendly. GIRL AND SOLDIER CLERKS. [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 18 May 1917
Too Friendly. GIRL AND SOLDItu &lt;;lerk3 h " A JTOMBSHU.L haB j.lst t i er: clat it,!o(V, '.'g Aiis'.raliau milt ary 'i-e at ifo? iry road, Westminster," rays an"UU!|L ;change. "Tho office !ua a eiajj tf.MJUaij ;jan ;i .! some hundred girl clerk?, aa well as a it»« of soldier clorks. The military police^ ill memberB o£ the Australian Imp6t^[ Forces, and the relation between- the t», atalTi, civil and military, liave beED vt[^ pleasant and cordial. Tho !>>rl clerks^ afforded many young Atj-tralians it ?bance to visit English liomei 0[ j| rii* 111 kind, and to form a circle of acquaintances such as" they left y,;. them in Australia. The fri'-ndly relaliu^ e&lt;i3tiDg between the two Eli.ffj, |iQ,et;[ have come under tlie notice of t!,s j" tiuliaD military admitiistniti'iD, whichl 1 J- cided that this will not ilo, icc, in=;ly, t'le following notice 1ms just issued to the nisn bcrs of the two - 'Tho strictest iliseij/inc- is to be, m tained between the A.l I'. an...
Sporting. [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 18 May 1917
Sporting. THE local schoolboys defeated the boys from Wandiligong on Saturday last at football, the scores being 7-12 to 3 3. Derby prospects have been engaging some attention, and quite a number of three-year olds are at this early- stage regarded as possessing good chances in the rich Blue Riband contests at Flem I ington and Raridwick. Mr Ernest j Clarke's_ crack colt, Thrice, is the strong Derby tip, but many good judges contend that, like others of The Welkin's get, he will not stay. J. Scobie has a rare second Derby string in Mr S. P. Mackay's recent 1700 gn. purchase, Macadam, who looks a most likely colt. Mr J Baron's representative, iJrince Viridis, is favorably spoken of, and his form at the Sydney Cup meeting spoke volumes in the colt's favor. The same owner's Princess Winifred is an improving filly, who will stay. Mr \Ym Brown's colt, Modesto, has good Derby credentials Newton Stewart, now owned by Mr E. A. Connolly, is a promising youngster ; and Bronzelte, Manna and Fo...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 18 May 1917
DEATHS. WILKINS.-On 13th May, at her resi- dence, Freeburgh, Isabella, relict of the late Mary Ann and C. A. Wilkins; also &nbsp; loved friend of L. Dibbin and R. Knox. O'SHEA -Killed in action, somewhere in France, on March 23rd, Lance-cor- poral P. F. O'Shea, dearly loved fifth son of the late James O'Shea, and son of E. Short (nee O'Shea), in his 23rd year. Oh ! for the clasp of a vanished hand, And the voice of one that is still ! -Inserted by his loving mother, brothers, ind sisters. IN MEMORIAM. McNEIL.-In sad but loving memory of my dear brother, Pte. J. D. Geo. McNeil, C Company, 5th Battalion, First Australian Expeditionary Force, who made the supreme sacrifice at Gallipoli, May 14th, 1915. One of Australia's best. -Inserted by his brother.
DISTRICT NEWS. FREEBURGH [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 18 May 1917
DISTRICT NEWS- | FROM OUR CORRESPONDENT FREEBURGN 'Miss Isabella Wilkins, a very esteemed Resident of this locality at her residence on Sunday of &nbsp; heart failure. Miss Wilkins who was 64 years of age, had no relatives in the Comtnouweakti. The funeral was conducted at the Bright cemetery on Monday noou. The burial service was grave by Rev. G. Biaaia ' f Sndekum carried out the arrangements. &nbsp; Who iusn'o lisen attacked i'J' [ And languished in it? liola f J How many (jive this life s!ie.'J;p. t ^Cegleeting cou^ii ami cohi . ? temit m. n with c ;u^h an i v. Whoso death stttinH ahnos* f O.m pick up health it tli'iy but S;1' | l'or Woods Great Pepper"'""_v, if The F-deral eleotur-jte ot^ L..,v posed of five Stale e^10/., Benalla, Benambrj, OvfC-. I ? . burn and Waiigs&lt;-stM; 11 electorates gas-j m jjriti"'c? as under i- BenalU, 5J6: 1-' 731 ; Ovens, 281 ; Upper GuV-* r : Wang&ratta, 903. iijife-' Ace 'ii-iis are . Iooqi sii . ;re:surv (Slits M...
Shamrock Mine, Harrietville. FLOTATION ANNOUNCED. [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 18 May 1917
Shamrock Mine, Harriet- ville. FLOTATION ANNOUNCED. IT is with a great deal of satisfaction that we announce the flotation of the above mine, particulars of which were published in the " Argus" of Friday last. The new company will have a working capital of £10,000, and will consist of 40,000 shares of 5/ each. The Shamrock has long been regarded as one of the loading ventures of the district, and for many years has been a great gold producer. As developmental work proceeded, and it became necessary to go under foot for the stone, which of course would necessitate machinery, the owners at the time (Messrs Wallace and party) did not favor the scheme, and the property passed into the hands of a syndi- &nbsp; cate, who were successful in obtaining several satisfactory crushings, but these were only from isolated blocks. The syndicate likewise saw the difficulty that confronted them, and when an oppor- tunity arose they willingly passed the venture on to Mr G. F. Proctor, manager...