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GOOD PRICES. [Newspaper Article] — Tungamah and Lake Rowan Express and St. James Gazette — 18 June 1914
GOOD PRICES. Breeders of pure-bred stock are surely well pleased with the high prices obtained for their pigs. Com pared with values for .dairy cattle, it must be admitted that pigs are find ing a decidedly better market. There is every evidence that pig farming is meeting with more favor than hither to, and that prices for good breeding stock will be even better in the fu ture. The necessity for careful selec tion of breeding pigs- cannot be too strongly .emphasised.
GIVE THE RUNTS A CHANCE. [Newspaper Article] — Tungamah and Lake Rowan Express and St. James Gazette — 18 June 1914
GIVE THE RUNTS A CHANCE. "Pigs is ]>ign," you know. Some are largo enough to crowd the smaller ones away from the trough. The ones that are in the trough are the ones that put the profits in your pockets; but the ones that try to get in and can't are the ones that pick those same profits out.of your poc kets. If the little is evenly divided, you play a winning hand. Just parti tion off a corner and put a trough in it and make the entrance just large enough to admit the pickpockets. Put the best of the feed in there and you'll find, that you'll be able to come out ahead in the game of "pigs is pigs."
District Arbor Day Celebrations. PELLUEBLA SOUTH. [Newspaper Article] — Tungamah and Lake Rowan Express and St. James Gazette — 18 June 1914
District Arbor Day Celebrations. PELLUEBLA SOUTH. (From a Correspondent,) Friday last was Arbor Day at tho loca school. Every preparation for a successful tree-planting had been carried out. Tho boys carted manure and sand to the holes that had been dug a fortnight previously. Altogether, 30 trees were planted. These were mostly peppers, aud supplied by Mr Hiscock, who on a former occasion had given some (iue peppers, which are uow nourishing in the grounds. If the trees planted grow, then these grounds should be very pretty, indued. The parents turned out in great force, and provided dinner aud tea for the children. Mr G. Wright and Mr Tom Hiscock spoke to the chidrcn about the advantages of tree-planting. During the afternoon the parents had a long programme of readings, recitations, and sougj rendered by the children. | |After being regaled with lollies the youngsters went home, quite pleased with their day's outiug.
COMPLIMENTARY BANQUET MR. J. H. JONES FAREWELLED. [Newspaper Article] — Tungamah and Lake Rowan Express and St. James Gazette — 18 June 1914
COMPLIMENTARY BANQUET MR. J. H. JONES FAREWELLED. Ia the Mechanics' Hall last) Satur day evening a complimentary banquet wbb tendered Mr J. H. Jones, who for oloae on three years has been station master at Tungamab. The news of Mr Jones's transfer was only mad known a week previously, consequently JJie citizens who took the matter in lTnnd had to make somewhat) harried arrangements for the function, at which, however, there was a large attend*nce. Mr Geo. Skitinor occupied the chair. After justice had been done to the good things provided by Caterer P. 0 Phillips, and the loyal toast honored, The Chairman ptoposed the toast of " The Guest." lie congratulated Mr Jonea on his advancement, and hoped he would continue to rise in his departmenf. Although bo had only been in Tungnmah for about three years, he had proved himself a capable officer and a worthy citizen. Some people thought Mr Jones had been too strict; if it was so, it had proved a wise step on his part, The many friendB of ...
SPOKEN BY ADAM AND EVE. [Newspaper Article] — Tungamah and Lake Rowan Express and St. James Gazette — 18 June 1914
I SPOKEN BY ADAM -AND EVE. I Few subjects have given rise to more speculation th?n the language spoken by our first parents in the garden of Eden. 'I'lie .Tews claim that the Hebrew tongue was the earliest language, and spoken by Adam and Eve. The Arabs, however, dispute the point. Of all the languages, except the Hebrew, the Sy riac'has had the greatest number of advocates, especially among Eastern authors. .Many maintain that the language spoken by Adam is lost. Goropius publishT a work in 1S50 to prove that Dutch was the language spoken in Paradise. Andre Kemp maintained that God spoke to Adam in Swedish, Adam an swered in Danish, and Eve spoke in French, while the Persians also be lieve three languages were spoken in Paradise- Arabic, the most persua sive. by the serpent: Persian, the most poetic, by Adam and Eve; and Turkish, the most threatening, by the Angol Gabriel
Thorough. [Newspaper Article] — Tungamah and Lake Rowan Express and St. James Gazette — 18 June 1914
Thorough. A negro, who had his life insured, died, and left the money to his widow. She immediately bought her self a very elaborate mourning outfit. Showing her purchase to her friend, she was very particular in going into details as to prices and all inciden tal particulars. Her friend was very much impressed, and remarked: "Them sho' is fine does, but, befo' heaven, what is yo' goln' to do w!f all dis black underwear?" The bereaved one sighed: "Chile, when I mourns, I mourns."
A CLOUD WITH A BRIGHT LINING. I.—Angry Dismay. [Newspaper Article] — Tungamah and Lake Rowan Express and St. James Gazette — 18 June 1914
A CLOUD WITH A BRIGHT LINING. ?Angry Dismay. Thomas Melbrooke for many years had been a dutiful husband and par ent; now he was fifty-three years of age. Two years before the opening of this story Mrs. Melbrooke had laid aside her wifely and parental duties, and was laid to rest with her ances tors. She had always been a busy, woman, keeping her husband and chil dren so well in hand that surely she must have welcomed' rest. And now Mr. Holbrooke, for the first time in his first time in his his tory, stood in danger of allowing his own comfort to interfere with his children's wishes. They, on their part, were endeavoring to prevent such a catastrophe no less for his sake than for their own. In justice to Mr. .Melbrooke it must be said that ho had struggled mhn fully against temptation ere his chil dren even dreamed that it had arisen in his path. Iiis mental conflict was conscientious. Lengthy arguments, pro and con, distracted his mind. There was little variety in these ar guments, ...
II. [Newspaper Article] — Tungamah and Lake Rowan Express and St. James Gazette — 18 June 1914
II. Derrick Hardane, tanned and hard ened under sunlit skies, toiled up the long staircase of a block of L.C.C. dwellings near the Tate Gallery. For weeks he had been making unsuccess ful inquiries, and lie feared that his present quest would prove equally fruitless. "This must be the flat," he reflected, as he knocked at the door of a flat. After a long interval the door was opened, nnd a decrepit old man appear ed. Derrick stared at him in astonish ment. The change in him in the seven years since the Inst meeting was as tounding. "You are Mr. Cornish?" he asked. "Yes. What is it?" replied the old man, querulously. "Don't you know me?" asked Der rick. "I'm afraid I don't," mumbled Cor nish. "What do you want?" "I want to talk to you," replied Der rick, u. wave of pity going through him as he wondered what stroke of mis fortune had brought his former em ployer to this state of breakdown and poverty. "Can I come in, please?" The old man led the way to a small living-room. He sat down...
AT THE PRICE OF HIS HAPPINESS. I. [Newspaper Article] — Tungamah and Lake Rowan Express and St. James Gazette — 18 June 1914
AT THE PRICE OF HIS HAPPINESS. By HARRY STONK. Derrick Hardane ilung open the door, and' entered the room in his usual boisterous manner. "Hallo, Gilbert!" lie cried. I won dered if you were still here. Coming along yet?" With a'furtive and shifty look in Ills eyes, Gilbert Dexter rose to his feet, and stood backing against the desk, in an attitude which suggested a wild animai at bay. His hand fumb led about among the papers as he fev erishly tried to cover up something which lay there. "N-no," ho stammered. "I'm busy I'm busy.' Hardane strode towards him with a look of astonishment and concern on his frank countenance. "Why, what's up, old chap?" he asked, sobering suddenly. "You look ns if you'd seen a ghost." As he came nearer, Dexter's eyes were riveted oil him witli a strained, . unnatural fierceness. "I'm all righi," he snapped out be tween his set teeth. "\ou don't look it, at any rate," re plied Hardane.' I tell you I'm all right," retorted Dexter, stubbornly. For some mome...
EARLY YUSSATAN RACES CAPABLE. [Newspaper Article] — Tungamah and Lake Rowan Express and St. James Gazette — 18 June 1914
EARLY YU6SATAN RACES CAPABLE. Various authorities have ascribed to Hie ruins in Yucatan an age of from lllOO to 11.000 years. These fig ures arc based 011 data derived from calendar, siones preserved in matiy lilaces both in Yucatan and in neigh boring regions such as Mexico -and Guatemala. The stones can be deci phered with considerable accuracy, and exact, dales can be assigned to the construction of many buildings. The only trouble is that the dates belong i.o ihe various local eras of the dif ferent countries, and no one knows ( when a single one of the eras began. | This ignorance affords an ample field for speculation. There are, however, pirong reasons for believing (writes Kllsworth Huntington in "Harper's Magazine") that the ruins date back a long time before the coming of the Spaniards. Two of ttio" strongest of these reasons are that when the Span iards came to Yucatan, early in the sixteenth century, the Mayas, in the (irst place, were a slow, mild, unpro I gressive peop...
PATTERN FOR HANDSOME EVENING GOWN. [Newspaper Article] — Tungamah and Lake Rowan Express and St. James Gazette — 18 June 1914
PATTERN FOlt HANDSOME EVENING GOWN. No later evening gown could be se cured than this. It may be made up in any rich material according to the taste of the wearer. It represents "Everylady's Journal" pattern No. 177 -cut. in small, medium and large sizes. This pattern may bo bought for nilK'pence from local pattern agents, or will he sent post free to any address if ninepence in stamps is sent to Dept. A, "Kverylady's Jour nal," 37G Swanston-street, Melbourne. State number of pattern and size re quired. If a penny stamp is sent to above address, a 4S-page catalogue will bo sent to any reader who writes "send free catalogued" ,
HIGH ESTATE OF THE CHRYSANTHEMUM IN JAPAN. [Newspaper Article] — Tungamah and Lake Rowan Express and St. James Gazette — 18 June 1914
HIGH ESTATE OF THE CHRYSANTHEMUM IN JAPAN. The chrysanthemum has been culti vated in China for more than 2000 years, and there is evidence of its be ing cherished in Kgypt 1000 years be fore its mention in China. Whether it came from Egypt to China or vice versa, it is impossible now to deter mine, but the Chinese are prone to re gard it as a product of the Par East. Confucius, the celebrated sage of China, makes mention of the chry santhemum 500 B.C., under the name of liki. from China it came to Japan, writes Dr. J. Ingram Bryan, where it readied its highest form of develop ment, and is still reverenced as the imperial emblem; and one of the highest orders in the Imperial gift is the order of the chry santhemum. On the imperial sword the flower is engraved, and it figures prominently on warships, and every thing belonging to the Crown. The feast of the chrysanthemum is cele brated in Japan in November each year, when (he blossoms are at their best; and the Emperor gives a magni fi...
DREAMS AND NIGHT TERRORS. [Newspaper Article] — Tungamah and Lake Rowan Express and St. James Gazette — 18 June 1914
DREAMS AND NIGHT TERRORS. "Anvone who has not the nature of a cabbage is neurotic," said Dr. Leon ard Guthrie in a lecture oil "The Ner vous Child" before the Child Study Society. Me save no definite advice as to wlial should be done with ner vous children, but he asked that they should be treated with sympathy, and that their parents should not put down all the children's troubles to some I'onn of organic disease. He de scribed lhe night-terrors of nervous children as occurring between the years of three and eight. If the child suffers from slight indigestion, he he said, it is seldom terrified by pain, but by horrible faces. A stuffy bed room will make it dream of being sirangled. Cold limbs often cause a child to get (errors of icebergs or ava unciies, and lying in an uncom fortable position brings dreams of tor ture chambers. All its mental re sponses to sensations are quadrupled in its dreams, and they bring on in tensified memories of past troubles only faintly connected with ...
HER BONNET. [Newspaper Article] — Tungamah and Lake Rowan Express and St. James Gazette — 18 June 1914
HER BONNET. vV'.i'ii meeting bolls began to toll, J!') pious folks began lo pass,' She deftly tied her bonnet on. The xciH'i' meeting iass, AH in her neat. white-curtained room, before 'nor tiny looking-glass. h'o nicely round her lady clucks. Slio smoothed licr bands of glossy hair, And innocently wondered if Her bonnet did not make her fair: Then sternly chid her foolish heart for harboring such fancies there. So siinare she tied the satin strings. And sot tile bows beneath her chin. Then smiled to see how sweet she looked. Then thought her vanity a sin. And she must put such thoughts away before the sermoii should begin. I'.ni, sitting 'neath the preached ivmiI. Demurely in her father's pew. She thought about her bonnet still. Yes, ail the parson's sermon through. About its pretty bows aud buds, which better than the* text she knew. Yet, sitting there with peaceful face, The reflex of her simple soul. She looked to be a very saint. And mayhe was one, on the whole, Only that her p...
MISS MARIE CORELLI ON HAPPINESS. [Newspaper Article] — Tungamah and Lake Rowan Express and St. James Gazette — 18 June 1914
MISS MARIE CORELLI ON HAPPINESS. Miss Marie Corelli addresBud tlie P.S.A. iu the Congregational Church it Stratfcrd-on-Avon one Sunday re cently-her subject, being "The Secret of Happiness." The nineteenth cen niry, .she said, had gone for ever, and with all our progress and civilisation we had not come much nearer tin; real secret of happiness than our an cestors. The twentieth century found iik stilt searching, asking the same old iiuestion- how to be happy? It had been declared that, wo had lost I lie art. . >!' being happy in the old. simple ways, and I hat. tin; brightness and mirth which used to make our Eng land "nierrie ISngiaud" had gone for ever. She thought there was soni" truth in this, and the reason was not far to seek-we thought too much of ourselves and too little of our neigh bors. There was nothing so depress ing as a contemplation of one's self. To be truly happy they must think of :i!l the good they could do, and all tin love they could show to their neigh bor...