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His Reason. [Newspaper Article] — Korong Vale Lance and North West Advertiser — 6 June 1914
His Reason. '.'It says here 'One ot the idols most revered by the Koreans is the figure of a woman, seated, resting her chin In her hand,'" said Mrs. Chatterley, reading from the newspaper. "Which proves that the Koreans' are about the wisest nation on earth," suggested her husband. "How's that, Joshua?" "Well," said Mr. Chatterley, with distinct emphasis, "simply because they make a deity ot a woman who has sense enough to give her chin a rest."
Helping the Editor. [Newspaper Article] — Korong Vale Lance and North West Advertiser — 6 June 1914
Helping the Editor. A country editor, who is also an au thority on certain industrial matters, recently came up to town, bringing his wife along with him. 'This good woman was one after noon the guest of a rather patronising clubwoman. "So your hUBband is an editor?" the latter asked. "Yes." "Since you have no family and have conslderab'e leisure on your hands, I dare say you assist him In his edi torial work?" _ "Oh, yes," said the editor's wife, who is also his cook, "I edit all his inside matter."
BIOGRAPH AND THE PRESS. Movies to Train Reporters. [Newspaper Article] — Korong Vale Lance and North West Advertiser — 6 June 1914
BIOGRAPH AND THE PRESS. Movies to Train Reporters. The Columbia School of Journal ism has introduced a new method of training their embryo journalists. Mo tion pictures will be shown to the stu dents In the future, and they will be required to write them up as if they had actually seen the events in real life represented on the screen. The first pictures to be used were three reels of the Balkan War films. In this way the faculty hopes to be able to train the scholars in accurate observation in reporting the events as they happen. In explaining the reason for adopt ing motion pictures to train Btudents in journalism, Dr. Talcott Williams, director of the School of Journalism, said:— "In adopting the new experiment in education the School of Journalism hopes to overcome its greatest ob stacle. that of giving the students practice in reporting actual events, and at the same time making it pos sible for the Instructors to know how accurately and thoroughly the work lias been done. Form...
BONUS FOR WHEAT. N.S.W. Farmers' Proposal. [Newspaper Article] — Korong Vale Lance and North West Advertiser — 6 June 1914
BONUS FOR WHEAT. N.S.W. Farmers' Proposal. Among the, resolutions endorsed by the v/agga District Council for de bate at the Farmers' and Settlere' As sociation's annual conference is one in which it Is proposed that the Gov ernment be asked to pay a bonus on all wheat grown in the State. The motion was submitted by the Hareflold branch, and it was argued that because of the Increased coat o. production and the llfgh value of land it is not a paying proposition to cultivate wheat, when it realises no better price than 4/- a bushel.
FIRST THROUGH PANAMA. [Newspaper Article] — Korong Vale Lance and North West Advertiser — 6 June 1914
'first thbough,panama. It has been announced that among the first steamships to pass through the Panama Canal will be the Great Northern and : the Northern Pacific, the big vessela now In course of con struction at the- Cramp ■ shipyards. Mr. Louis W.' Hill, chairman of the Great Northern Railway, 1b planning to make this initial trip of the two i new steamships from the Atlantic to the Pacific, the most-unique In the his tory of maiden ocean voyages. A band of American Indians will be brought to Philadelphia from Glacier National Park reservation, and the programmo outlined 1b to invite the Panama exposition, representatives from all the rforelgn newspapers. These as guests, with many news paper men, will pass through the locks of the new canal when It is formally opened for travel. A free fight Is-one that is charged for at the police;court after the per formance. Don't be discouraged if your -work 1b small and insignificant. The thing Is to do it well, whatever it Is. The man who...
LADIES' LETTER. By "Irene" in Melbourne. [Newspaper Article] — Korong Vale Lance and North West Advertiser — 6 June 1914
ladies; letter. By "Irene" in Molbourno. There has Just arrived in Melbourne a charming young helroBs. Sho is of Semetio anil SpanlBh extraction, and, though not quite unfamiliar with Aus tralia and things Australian, this Ik not hor native place. Quite a roman tic story Is connected with her. Her mother, who Is the wifo of tho head man In a big business organisation, was a SpanlBh hoiress of good quality. She camo to Australia years ago, -,i handsome, highly-accomplished young matron who had been used to moving In good society. Her dismay may be Imagined when she found that in Melbourne there were then hardly any Jowlsh people received Into the Inner circle of Society, spelt with i big S. To be strictly correct, there were just one or two Jewish families received, and they theniBelves were excessively exclUBlvo. TIiobo who call ed upon lior were of tho pushing type; and not at all tho class Blie had been accustomed to. Sho was as ono os tracised, having nothing In common with those...
WAS HE BURIED ALIVE? [Newspaper Article] — Korong Vale Lance and North West Advertiser — 6 June 1914
WAS HE BURIED ALIVE? The village of La Garde, in the De partment of Ariege, France, became greatly agitated by persistent reports that a retired Toulhouse police offi cial named Carol, who died last month, had been burled alive. The au thorities finally also became alarmed, and ordered an investigation, which established that the sexton of the graveyard where the body was buried, a man named Delpech, while filling in the grave, had been startled by tappings from the coffin. He called a passer by, who also heard the noiBe. The family of the supposed dead man was then summoned, but, says Reuter, after waiting a long time without any repetition of the tapping the brother in-law Bald that it was the sexton's [ imagination, and that he was satis fled that Carol was dead. He ordered the grave to. be filled up, which was done. He who has many causes of joy must be very much in love with sor row and peevishness It he chooses to sit down on his little handful of thorns. When you're in the ri...
John's Point of View. [Newspaper Article] — Korong Vale Lance and North West Advertiser — 6 June 1914
John's Point of View. In the neighborhood of Shanghai an English sailor, on his way to the foreigners' burial ground to lay a. wreath on the grave of a former com rade, met an Intelligent-looking na tive, carrying a pot of rice. "Hallo, John," he hailed, "where are you going with that?" "I takee pot on glave-^glave of my fl end,"said the Chinaman. "Ho, ho," laughed the sailor; "and when do you expect your friend to come up and eat It;" "At. samee time," replied John, "that your flend comee up and smel Ice dowel's." The moat tiresome people In this world are not'the bores, but the peo ple who are bored and whom nothing ever please».
NOVELTY IN NOTES. "PAY WHEN THE SUN GOES DOWN." A MALTESE CROSS. [Newspaper Article] — Korong Vale Lance and North West Advertiser — 6 June 1914
NOVELTY IN NOTES. "PAY WHEN THE SUN GOES DOWN." A MALTESE CROSS. On his way homo to Maltu to bo married, Joseph Mnrohi, who haB boon working In the mines at Mount Mor gan during tha past soven montlu, was Induced by a man ho mot on tho steamer Omrali to go for a walk In the streets of Sydney one day laBt week, and was swindled out of £10 by means of a faked note on the "Bank of Brisbane," which boro the words: "Pay the bearer £10 whon the sun goes down." Marchl went to the detective office and handed a note to Supt. Roche, chief of the detectives. "What Is this?" asked the police of ficer, to which the stranger replied, "1 robbed; I robbed, I robbed." In broken English ho told tho tale of his adventure. Ho said ho was leaning over tho railings of tho steer ago deck of the Oinrah shortly after noon, when ho was greeted by a woll dresaed man, who entered Into a con versation with him. They talked for over an hour, during which time the stranger learned from him that lie had been worki...
WHERE NOBODY DIES. [Newspaper Article] — Korong Vale Lance and North West Advertiser — 6 June 1914
WHERE NOBODY DIES. People with money and peop'e without (that iB when they can) has-1 ten off to health resorts to prevent themselves being, earlier than they de sire, placed under mother earth. Bret Harte remarked in one of hia stories that he would like to find a place where no one ever died. According to the Gembrook Cemetery trustees, the Gembrook district is just the place the American novelist was look ing for. The trustees have resign ed in a body because there is no busi ness doing In the burying line, and consequently, no revenue. In tho past 40 years there were only two In terments, and they were pauper casea who had strayed into the district, not residents. The trustees have accord ingly come to the conclusion that the district doesn't require a cemetery, that the local "planting ground" 13 wasted, and that nobody in the dis trict la ever going to die and give them a job. As a health resort recommen dation this will take some heating.
NEWSY NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Korong Vale Lance and North West Advertiser — 6 June 1914
NEWSY NOTES. In Spain one may see "moving pic tures" all the evening In open-air res taurants for the prlco of a cup of coffee or a glass of wine. Twelvo per cent of all deaths In Switzerland, which Is supposed to be, a paradise for people afflicted with consumption, are caused by that di sease. « • » The great Indian crocodile in the Frankfort Zoo broke Its jawbone. Dr. Arnold Marx removed part of the' bono and replaced it with aluminium. * » . » Light pasies from the moon to the earth In VAb. * * * ■ * i . The magnolia' has a more powerful perfume than any other flower. * * * Some 160,000,000 peoplo Speak the English language. German is Bpoken by 130,000,000; French by 70,000,000. • * « "II knockoutera son adversalre" is how a Paris paper prophesies a box er's success In a forthcoming match. * * * A caterpillar's eyes can see nothing; at a distance beyond two-fifths of an inch. It is only necessary to boll a cork for five minutes to make it (it any bottle. * * • In the Bank of Eng...
FROM PAPUA. WHITE WOMAN ON PATROL. TANGO NOT THERE YET. [Newspaper Article] — Korong Vale Lance and North West Advertiser — 6 June 1914
PROM PAPUA. WHITE WOMAN ON PATROL. TANGO NOT THERE YET. Mrs. Greenland, who la at present in Sydney, has spent just eight months In Papua on the Mambare River, in which division her husband was magi strate. It is away up near the Ger man border, and the only other white woman lived 70 miles away! "But we knew each other quite well," Mrs. Greenland said, "although we actually met only three days ago, here In Sydney. They had plenty of eggs at the other "station, and a na tive boy would often arrive with a lit tle gift from my unseen friend. It seemed so strange meeting for the first time across a hotel dinner table, after having exchanged so many let-_ ters through native carriers." "What did you do all day?" "Well, in the morning I'd Ius3 round, thinking I was very busy with odds and ends, then I'd read, and on the station there Is always something happening, so that time never hangs on our hands. You^ would hardly be lieve that although I took out quite a stock of sewing, there was...
MOTOR CAR MONEY. EMPLOYER GIVES TO EMPLOYES [Newspaper Article] — Korong Vale Lance and North West Advertiser — 6 June 1914
MOTOR OAR MONEY. EMPLOYER GIVES TO EMPLOYES An Industrial experiment that Is causing much controversy, in the world's press just now Is that of Henry Ford, an American motor car manufacturer, who Ib distributing 10,000,000dol. of profits among his em ployes. These proilta aro distributed (n weekly portions In tho pay envel opeB of tho workers, and with tho wages bring tho ordinary worker over £1 per day. Detroit, whoro tho Ford plant Is situated, has been Inundated since tho announcement was made wltli Bookers after employment where the high wages aro handed out, ac cordingly the payment of double the ruling wage has had a most unsettling effect upon other employers' labor in the motor industry. Ford has highly specialised all operations in his fac tory, with the result that- each man of the 15,000 employes has some small task allotted him, which practice on able him to perform at great speed; but the argumont against this sys tem is that It tendB to turn tho man into a mere automat...
A CURIOUS GRAVE. [Newspaper Article] — Korong Vale Lance and North West Advertiser — 6 June 1914
A CURIOUS GRAVE. In tliu old churchyard on the Mar ienstrasse, 'which lends Into the mar ket-placo of Hanover, there Is a some wli.it remarkable grave, which alfortlii. a striking conimentary on the van ity oC human Intentions. The grave contains all that is left of n woman' who was laid to rest more than 130 years ago, and the monument with which it 1b surmount ed Is of a very solid nature. The tra dition runs that Lhe dead woman was a beauty In her day, and that, fearing that 'by some chance her grave might £e opened, and the ravages of mortal ity exposed to view, she took every precaution to preserve the seal of the grave unbroken. The inscription on the front of lhe pedestal runs as follows:—• "Henrlette Juliane Caroline von ' [tilling (nee Willich). Born at Nlin burg the 19th of January, 1756, died 'at Hanover the 15th of April, 1782. iShe gave three sons to Heaven, and :having lived on earth as she now ltveB Above, was permitted to hasten to * iher Eternal Home." In the rearwa...
THE TOLL OF THE SEA. [Newspaper Article] — Korong Vale Lance and North West Advertiser — 6 June 1914
THE TOLL OF THE SEA. In spite of bettor construction, more accurate charts, and the improvement of lighthouse service, the sea con tinues to take an enormous annual toil in property and lives of those who traverse its surface. The marine disasters of 1913 amounted in money value to £7,000,000 in British-insured ships and cargoes that were totally lost. The above figures do not in clude damages to ships and cargoes that were totally lost. The above figures do not includo damages tj> ships and cargoes that were not total losses; for theBe, the damages amount to over £6,000,000.
The Bull Didn't Know. [Newspaper Article] — Korong Vale Lance and North West Advertiser — 6 June 1914
The Bull Didn't Know. A tlory is told of a great lSngliah personage who chough t everybody knew or ought to know him. Ono day he was walking through a field whpii a 'bull addressed him In an undertone, and made for him with his head down and his horns in a position to raise him. He was a Minister, a man of dignity and of political power. But he ran. He ran surprisingly well. He ran bet ter than ever he did for office, and he got to the fence first. He clambered over, out of breath and dignity, and found the owner of the bull contem plating the operation. "What do you mean, sir," asked the irate statesman, "by having an Infur iated animal like that roaming over the field?" "Well, I suppose the bull has some right in- the field," . said the farmer^ "Right? Do you know who I am, sir?" gasped the baronet. The farmer shook his head. "I am the Right Honorable Sir " , "Then why on earth didn't you tell the bull?" said the farmer.
How Strange. [Newspaper Article] — Korong Vale Lance and North West Advertiser — 6 June 1914
How Strange. . The other day a youth, wbQ is rath- i er too fond of practical Joking, sud- " denly accosted a prefect stranger in the street, saying: "Excuse me, sir, but did you drop a sovereign? and he held out the coin mentioned between his thumb and finger. The man whom he addressed look ed at the coin, put on an expression of surprise, and made a hurried search of his pocketB. . "Why, bo I did." he answered, "and I hadn't missed It. Thank you," and he held out his hand. Instead of handing Jlie coin to the man, however, the joker drew out a note book, and said: "I thought so." He then took the name and address 01 the fcfflW, dropped the coin into his own pocket and turned away. "Oh, I didn't find one," said the youth; "but it struck me that in a large city like .this there must be a great deal of money lost, and upon ^ inquiry I. find you are the twenty first man who lias lost a sovereign this "morning."
Well Qualified. [Newspaper Article] — Korong Vale Lance and North West Advertiser — 6 June 1914
Well Qualified. The late Lord Young, at a civic gathering, asked who the gentleman with Buch a very red nose might be. "Oh! that's the new water engin eer," was the answer. . "A most judicious appointment," remarked Lord Young, "I should say . that's the man who could be trugted with any amount of water!" ' viivo me your beliefs; 1; have doubts enough of my own," aslil CJpethe. Most people are in .muts1; the same case where moroBeness and gloom are concerned; they have quite' enough of their own without being asked to help bear yours.or mine. It isn't what he knows, ;but what.lie thinks he knows, that a-mail; brags about; great talk generally" means little knowledge. ■ Try to make yourself a well-loved * and popular member of the home circle, and the chances are that .you will be popular with other people,'too. When .we give way to our, tempers, our relations must sometimes wish, as Mrs. l'oyser.did, that we could he "hatched over again and hatched d If- ' , ferent." The very best t...