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JEWELLER'S STOCK OF OLD LONDON FOUND UNDERGROUND. [Newspaper Article] — Tungamah and Lake Rowan Express and St. James Gazette — 18 June 1914
JEWELLER'S STOCK OF OLD LONDON FOUND UNDERGROUND. Hather more than a year ;^go a large quantity of jewellery and other, examples of the work of the silver smith anil the goldsmith of the six teenth century was unearthed in a spot not far from St. Paul's Cathe dral in London. It is supposed that ?iiis collection once formed the en tire stock of a jeweller's shop and had been secreted either in Klizabethan or Jacobean times for some unknown purpose. All tin- articles were in per fect preservation when found. The .liacovery was not made public until aicly, when some picces of jewellery were displayed in the British museum. Amongst these, which are to he seen in the "Anglo-Saxon, foreign Teutonic and later jewellery" room, are three rings. Olio is .se&lt; with light small em aaids encircling a large emerald; an other contains a central sapphire, and a third a stone of a reddish tint, t here is also a small pendant bearing i blue heart-shaped stone and orna mented with enamel in ...
THE BEST SELLERS. [Newspaper Article] — Tungamah and Lake Rowan Express and St. James Gazette — 18 June 1914
THE BEST SELLERS. Sir«4l. Rider Haggard is surely no laggard; lie's turning out narratives six at a ti.no; he's always so busy it makes a man dizzy, and stirs up the envy 'of E. Oppenheim. He's still writing stories concerning the glories of African chiefs in the dim long ago, of braves and witch-finders and seers who wore blinders yet spelled out a future of bloodshed and woe. An H. Rider story is reeking and gory, an epic of carnage and battle and crime, and Rider is writing romances of fighting so often lie dazes poor E. Oppenheim, E. Phillips, God bless him!-it's ill to distress liini!-has long held the record for turning out junk; with toes and with fingers he wrote humdingers, and each of his efforts were surely most punk. He long wore the laurel, and 110 one could quarrel with film lor a minute, disputing his bays: his reign now is ended, and lie has descended, ere reaching his dotage, on dark, evil days. For 1 will be jaggered if H. Rider Haggard can't beat him a block in a ...
TO A BIRD. (Lines suggested by seeing one on a lady's hat in church.) [Newspaper Article] — Tungamah and Lake Rowan Express and St. James Gazette — 18 June 1914
TO A BIRD. (Lines suggested by seeing one a lady's liat in church.) Cruel the urt, Poor bird, that killed unci placed you there, To form a part 01' yondor lady's plumage rare! Who will consent That she, who hither came to pray, 1-las a heart as innocent As yours was in its gladsome day? And who can tell If the praise she offers in this throng Is as acceptable' As once ascended with your song? Whatever land Claimed your nativity, there The same kind Hand Created you, that did this lady fair. Throughout your days Your little throat was made and meant To sing God's praise, Unharmed, a harmless instrument. And the religion that Would take your pretty form and pin It to a lady's hat .May point to Heaven-but ne'er enter in.
NO MERIT IN HAVING A HARD TIME. [Newspaper Article] — Tungamah and Lake Rowan Express and St. James Gazette — 18 June 1914
NO MERIT IN HAVING A HARD TIME. There is 110 merit in having ;i hard lime in this lifi\ There is 110 sin in merely having an easy lime here. No 111:1:1 can confidently expect to he a gainer, in ilie next iil'e, because lie lias suffered much in this life. Nor need any person lack hope for the life beyond, because lie has found joy and had pleasure in the present life year by year. A life rightly spent may give joy in Hie present, anil may have promise of the life that is lo come. If we would hope for the future, lot us use well the present.
A MIDSHIPMAN'S ADVENTURE IN JAPAN. [Newspaper Article] — Tungamah and Lake Rowan Express and St. James Gazette — 18 June 1914
A MIDSHIPMAN'S ADVENTURE IN JAPAN. A correspondent or "To-Day" tells the following amusing story of a Brit ish midshipman's adventure in Japan: Last New Year's Day a midshipman from one of the big cruisers was "taking in" the city of Tolcio in a rickshaw. There was a keen breeze blowing, but it was prevented from howling merrily through the middy's whiskers by reason of the fact that'he hadn't any. But if his face were de void of hirsute adornment, he. by way of compensation, held between his lips a number one Manila cheroot of imposing proportions, which he puff ed with ostentatious vigor. Now, these simple facts were noted by an equally simple but sternly conscientious Jap anese policeman, who prided himself upon his entire and precise know ledge of the laws of the land of the "rising sun." When the Oriental bobby saw that juvenile naval offi cer's glowing but beardless counten ance from afar he thought, of the Jap anese equivalent for the British "Ha! ha!" and ordered the coolie ...
FUNNY SCENE ON AN OMNIBUS. [Newspaper Article] — Tungamah and Lake Rowan Express and St. James Gazette — 18 June 1914
FUNNY SCENE ON AN OMNIBUS. Rather u risky substitute for a bat tlefield is the top of an omnibus, but -there have been not a few Homeric struggles- 011 "imperiales," as they are termed in Paris. The latest adventure, says the Paris ci rresuondent of the "Daily Tele graph." of (lie sort owed its origin to a very' comical mistake. ?..'.At1 a parti cular Parisian ollice there ascended to the .?summit of one of these vehicles mi Individual of very comfortable di mensions, who was speedily immersed in the study of his newspaper, a pretty and well-dressed woman, many years his junior, and an elderly man, who looked like a retired officer. The omnibus had hardly started when the old beau began to cast glances ex pressive of intense admiration at his fair neighbor, and although he re ceived 110 encouragement lie contin ued his attempt to get up a flirtation with her finite unabashed. Suddenly the lady rose to her feet, at the im minent. risk of toppling over, and screamed out. "Von ruffian!...
HOUSEHOLD HINTS. BOILED BREAD PUDDING. [Newspaper Article] — Tungamah and Lake Rowan Express and St. James Gazette — 18 June 1914
HOUSEHOLD HINTS. BOILED BKJfiAD PUDDING. Required: One pound of stale bi c.nl. th~ee ounces of heel' suet. three ounces i-.f brown sugar. quarter of a pound o" currants. raisins or sultanas, one egg. flavoring. (I generally uso a little lemo:i juice or vanilla). Put-the pie ces of bread in a basin, and pour over onougb cold water to soak it.; then squee/.j it quite dry. Next beat it until quite smooth and free from lumps. Chop the suet linL'ly,. Stalk and clean the fruit', and, if raisins are be ing used., stone tliem; then either cut them in halves or chop them coarsely. Now mix all the dry ingredients to gether; beat up tliu egg; and stir it well into the rest of tile ingredients. Put tho mixture into a well-greasod mould or l~asin, put it in a saucepan with boiling water io 00111c half-way up it ami steam it. from three to four hours. As tho water boils away, add more boiling water, so as not to check the cooking. Tun', it carefully on to a hot dish, aud serve it either with or v...
GREATER THAN GOLD Published by arrangement with Ward, Lock and Co., London & Melbourne. All Rights Reserved. CHAPTER X V.—Continued. [Newspaper Article] — Tungamah and Lake Rowan Express and St. James Gazette — 18 June 1914
GREATER THAN GOLD By L. T. MEADE, Author of "The Soul of Margaret Rand," etc. Published by arrangement with Ward, Lock and Co., London & Melbourne. All Rights Reserved. CHAPTER X V.-Continued. The brother and sister went into the house, where the amazed and de lighted squire and his wife gave their son a most hearty welcome. Indeed, Mrs. O'Doyle shed tears as she kiss ed her "beautiful, boy," as she called him. Shamus knew exactly how to act in the home of his ancestors. He gave his mother graphic accounts of his hie in London, which charmed and delighted the sedate old lady, and after lunch he went around with his father to see the'stables and examine the hunters. "I am forced to return to London to-morrow morning, sir, bi^t when I do come back I will ibring a couple of fresh hordes with me." "Yc can't do better thau buy them here, Shamus. There aren't any horses in the world like those we rear, are there. Mick?" lUick, one of the head grooms, en dorsed his master's opinion...
POSTAL RATES AND REGULATIONS LETTERS. [Where the term "The Commonwealth" is used in connection with these rates and regulations it includes Papua, Lord Howe Island, and Norfolk Island.] [Newspaper Article] — Tungamah and Lake Rowan Express and St. James Gazette — 18 June 1914
POSTAL RATES AND REGULATIONS I LETTERS. [Where the term "The Common wealth" is used in connection with these rates and regulations it includes Papua, Lord Howe Island, and Norfolk Island.] f'or every £ ounce or fraction thereof. For delivery within tho Common wealth 0 i For delivery in tho British Em pire 1 For delivery in tho New Hebrides, ^ Banks, and Torres Islands .. 0 2 For delivery in other places .... 0 2i LETTISH CARDS. For delivery within tho Commonwealth: ^ Single, Id. each ; reply. Id. each half. For delivery in tho British Umpire (see list of places under "Letters")-Sin gle, Id. each. For delivery in New Hebrides, Banks, ^and iorrcs islands-Single, i^d. each. For delivery in other places- Single, 2Jd. each. POST CARDS. Single Postcards impressed with the Id. stamp, and Reply or double cards, each Jinlf of which has the Id. stamp impressed thereon, may be transmitted to places within tho Commonwealth, and to those places, enumerated under "Letters," to which letters may b...
UNSKILFUL TEMPER. [Newspaper Article] — Tungamah and Lake Rowan Express and St. James Gazette — 18 June 1914
UNSKILFUL TEMPER. One would think that there could be no mid to the resources of linger. Men use it in so squandering a way, that one is surprised- that tile slock does not run out. But even this wastefulness or the precious commo dity is not censurable as the want of skill and good taste with which it is employed. It is liol economised. It is not put to good purposes. It'is squandered. It is not. skilfully shot, as a marksman shoots at. a target. Indeed, men show cli-arly enough that they do not know the value of anger. A good ariiele of anger is worth far more than the best gun-powder, and ought to 'be used with an economy at least equal to that of the sportsman, who never burns powder needlessly. What should be thought of a sportsman who should go 011 firing his gun out of the window? Or what of one who should go about tlie yard, the garden, ex ploding his gun every hour into the air, hitting nothing? Vet so do men leL off the precious force of temper invaluable treasure of auger...
CULTIVATE GOOD HABITS. [Newspaper Article] — Tungamah and Lake Rowan Express and St. James Gazette — 18 June 1914
CULTIVATE GOOD HABITS. ! The education of an infant should commence as soon as it is born as good or bad habits are formed during childhood. If, for example, a baby.ir fed every time it cries, it soon begins to understand that by crying it gets what it desires, but by gratifying its demands against our better judgment we are instilling into the unconscious infant a lesson in selfishness and greed which may persist through its whole life. A habit scarcely less harmful is giving it something to suck to "keep it quiet." Many parents leave the duty of in stilling good habits into their chil dren to the teachers in schools, for getting that by the time school life begins habits have been formed that may mar or make the child's career for life. Habits and character are bound together; one cannot have i good character with bad habits. T.he habit of obedience is one of the first to, be enforced. Very early in life a child will recognise right from wron.1?, but perhaps at first the wrong pat...
YOUARANG. [Newspaper Article] — Tungamah and Lake Rowan Express and St. James Gazette — 18 June 1914
YOUARANG. (From Our Correspondent.) Arbor Day was observed at the local school on Friday last. In the morning a programme, suitable to the occasion, was carried out by the children, who were after- wards regaled with refreshments provided by the parents and friends. In the after- noon tree-planting engaged the attention of all. The children, with the able assist- ance of Messrs Heal and Hunt (members of the school committee), planted ornamental trees and shrubs to the number of 27. At night a dance was held in aid of the school funds. About 22 couples attended, and a very enjoyable evening was spent by lovers of the light fantastic.
PERSONAL. [Newspaper Article] — Tungamah and Lake Rowan Express and St. James Gazette — 18 June 1914
PERSONAL. Mr Sheed, lately of Redesdalc Junction, is now installed as station master at Tuogauiah in succession to Mr Jones. Mr Robt. Uaine3, lately immger of tbe St K'lda branch of the Ijink of Australasia, has been appointed to 8Ucoeed Mr Uus. Eileruuu at St James. Mr A. \V. IJowellsj who has been in charge of St James railway station for the past six yearp, bis been trans ferred to Tallangatta. Mr A. M. Falconer, anna^er of the Numurkab branch, LUnk of Austra lasia, has reached tbe retiring age, and is to be succeeded next month by Mr J, H. Dolphin, of FoBter. Mr J. J. Carlisle, M L.A., is men tioned aB a probable successor to tbe late Mr Thomas Liugdon as Chairman of Committees. Mr Livingstone, Minister far Edu cation in the newly-conatructed State Cabinet, was some years ago proprietor of the TUXGAMAH EXPUESS. Mr M. Smyth, secretary of the Yftbba North Farmer's UnioD, was presented last week a handsome writing-desk. Mr Soiyth has done splendid work for the union, more especiall...
FOOTBALL. WILBY AND DISTRICT ASSOCIATION TUNGAMAH v. LAKE ROWAN. [Newspaper Article] — Tungamah and Lake Rowan Express and St. James Gazette — 18 June 1914
FOOTBALL. WILBY AND DISTRICT ASSOCIATION TUNGAMAH V. LAKE ROWAN. &nbsp; &nbsp; The opening of the first round in connection with the above association was signalised last Saturday afternoon. Tungamah, with a fair following, visited Lake Rowan. Good organi- sation work having been done, the team may he classified as being a strong unit, and several reputable players who were prepared to don the blue and white uniform— in which, by the way, the members looked unusually smart— had to stand aside. Lake Rowan also put a rattling team into the field, in- cluding many of its battle-scarred players of former seasons. They were led by H. Irvine. In the line-up prior to the match Harry Whimpey was &nbsp; &nbsp; elected captain and Jack Meyer vice- captain of the Tungamah contingent. The weather was all that could be desired for the winter pastime ; conse- quently, a fair number of Lake Rowan ladies graced the scene. The playing- ground was hard — extremely hard...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Tungamah and Lake Rowan Express and St. James Gazette — 25 June 1914
PUBLIC NOTICEB. S3 ELIZABETH STREET, MELI'.OUHNK 91 VICTORIA AVENUE, ALBERT I'AliK M. L- THOMAS (Recorded by the Dental Board of Victoria), considers your intercuts, so eon*ult us dming our visits-it will repay you. Have your teeth extracted by an Amesthctic which lias proved itself to be nuperior to mutt Local Antithetic.** A WONDEKK UL SUCCESS' What Dr Charles Ilambly, D.D.S., editor of the "American Dentist*,' U.S.A., says ot thorn as' Painless Dentistry :-"Dear Sir, Concerning your ame&thutic, we will say that it appears to be the superior prepnation for the tainle&s Extraction of Teeth, aud the work ii performed without pain or unpleasant ncaa to the patient." XKYXNIT2. Arnerica'o latest invention for artificial denture*. Lighter, stronger and better for bho mouth th.in ordinary vulcanite, Prom £4 *i-> (with painless extraction* free). Vulcanite Flutes fjom £3 3s Filling from 5*, mnglo tooth from vi Cleaning the Teeth, 7a 7d GOOD DENTISTRY. We can make you a ...
SEVENTY-FIVE YEARS IN THE DARK. [Newspaper Article] — Tungamah and Lake Rowan Express and St. James Gazette — 25 June 1914
SEVENTY-FIVE YEARS IN THE DARK. The death has just taken place at Stockholm ol Miss Christina Witlund, an eccentric and wealthy woman. Seventy-five years ago Miss "VVitland, then a handsome young girl o£ eigh teen, was engaged tc be married to a ; (lashing oflicer ol' the Royal Guards, and everything was ready for the wed ing, when the bridegroom suddenly broke off the engagement, and eventu ally married another. Miss Witlund, it is said, nearly lost her reason from the effects of the shock, and when she finally recovered made a solemn vow never to look upon treacherous man again. Her parents being dead, she had sole control of her own affairs, and she shut herself up in the house, where she remained for the whole of her life without ever going out. For seventy-five years she saw no other human being than her servant girls. Living as one dead in the midst of the bustle of modern civilisation, she had never seen trains, steamships, tramway cars, taxicabs, airships, or aeroplanes. Eve...
Extensive Stock Transactions. IN GOULBURN VALLEY N.C. DISTRICT OF VICTORIA AND SOUTHERN RIVERINA. JOHN M'NAMARA AND CO. [Newspaper Article] — Tungamah and Lake Rowan Express and St. James Gazette — 25 June 1914
Extensive Stock Transactions. IN GOULBl.iKX YALLKY, .N.U. MS TfUC'i 01' VJCT01vl.\, AM) SOUTH EIL\ urvi-.m,\A. JOHN M'NAMARA AND CO. Report having efiV-rJed t'diroi 1 am. in conjunction Willi oilier axon's !j; 1' lic-nrly all direct) I he following transactions since lsl December last CATTLE. Sold oil account C. W. Norton, Shcp paitvn, 333 mixed; G. i'.'id 1". Norton, Shcfi.arlon, 331 mixed: H. Mullen, Sbc-pparion, 197 Miixul; P. J. Whilly, Kalarnalite, 193 bullocks; W. K.Clark, Burramine. 115 do; 'J', G. Wliik', Co lac, 135 do; Tairamia Eslale, Mul Aval a, 130 do: Hawkins and .M Kinnon, Sl.c|.parton, 124 lo: E. Harris', S!. .lames, 100 do; J. Dick, Cobraui, 10'' slcers and heifers; W. ?!. Doagan, Doo kie, 89 bullocks: A. . Dunlea\y, Llcr rigan, 93 steers anil heifci.s; Kenncdv Bros, Tu'ngamah, 88 bullocks; 11. Canning Tuugainah,'85 . do; Jcr.. Dunne. .Mulwala,, 81 do: J. Freaiw, Kilmore Easl, 81 do: 11. 11. M'CleUami, JN'a'l.a iu, 80 s .e.i!-;; and h i o Wu.i n . nmrra lisl:il«- Co...
A PUZZLING TRANSACTION. [Newspaper Article] — Tungamah and Lake Rowan Express and St. James Gazette — 25 June 1914
A PUZZLING TRANSACTION. Now and again one comes across a problem which is dccidedly puzzling. Jlere is one which may cause some of our readers to wonder why sucli an innocent-looking transaction should be so difficult to explain. It is the custom o£ ten employes at a certain firm to have drinks all'round on the understanding that each man on pay-day 'before separating, always has to stand a round of twopenny drinks or twopenny smokes. For con venience they at first separated into parties of five, which meant that the members of each party spent lOd. each on drinks or smokes, the total for each party thus being -1/2, or 8/4 altogether. On one occasion, however, the ten men divided into one party of six and one of four, with the result that the six expended 6/-1/- each-while the cost to the four was 2/8-8d. each making-a total of 8/8.
MOTHERHOOD. [Newspaper Article] — Tungamah and Lake Rowan Express and St. James Gazette — 25 June 1914
MOTHERHOOD. " Motherhood," u.9 the late Dr Tulmage observed, 14 is the noblest aspiration of womanhood in its best sense." There is something luekiug in the home into which no baby has entered. Without the advent of u the little stranger M the happiness of husband atul wife is never ijuite complete. A book of valuable infonnition, telling how thousands of people have had their heart's desire gratified, will he s«nt free to anyone who cuts out. this advertisement, and sends it to Department li -11, Ladies' College of Health, Phair's Buildings, 3-7 UolHns»sl., Melbourne.*