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ACTION AT BERRINGA. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 29 August 1914
ACTION A.T BERRINGA. The undoubted patriotism of the Bprringa ladies was fully boruo out at a largely-attended mooting held on Tues day aiternoou at the Berringa Mechanics' Hall. Miss Emerson was voted to tiro chair. A free discussion ensued on what was best to bo done for our soldiers going to and who are at the front. It was re solved to establish a Patriotio Fund, and to leave subscription lists for voluntary contributions at tho mines, and those who do not give in this way uro to bo waited on by Mcsdames S. Menhenift and G. lteitze. A meeting will then bo held to decide wlmt tho ladies con best do with tho funds at their disposal. It wae also resolved to ask tho schoolchildren to as sist by giving tho smallest donation, and to uiako handkerchiefs, the material for which was promised by Meedam«e K. Thompson, W. Langsford, and C. How I«tt.
CHAPTER XI. A Social Function. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 29 August 1914
CHAPTER XI. A Social Function. Gilray was amazed at his reception, but he steadied himself with, one hand upon the1 table. He must not betray hjmself before thiB stranger who so kindly toolc his presence for granted. There would be plenty of time for an explanation later on. It would be as well, too, if he followed the other man's suggestion. Ho was feeling jumpy and nervy, as well he might, when all the circumstances were taken into consideration. So he quickly helped himself to a whisky and soda and gulped it down. The generous old cordial warmed his blood and restored his (lagging spirit. Whore was he, and what was going on? That he would have to find out as quickly as possible. To try to ex plain iiis presence there by a bold recital of the plain truth was out of tlie question. His host or hostess, as the case might be, would rightly re fuse to believe liini. Tlicy would probably hand him over to the police, and then a ruinous scandal would bo caused. He had 110 desire that his ...
THE SENTENCE OF THE COURT. Published by arrangement with Ward, Lock & Co. Ltd., London and Melb. All Rights Reserved. CHAPTER X. In the Dark. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 29 August 1914
THE SENTENCE j OF THE COURT. By FRED M. WHITE. Published by arrangement with Ward, Lock & Co. Ltd., London and Melb. All Rights Reserved. CHAPTER X. In the Dark. • Just for a little while Gilray could see nothing. True, the door was open and he could hear a chatter of voices, but he had darted into the shadow that lay blaclc on one side of the cor ridor so that only a glimpse into the bedroom was afforded him. He could make out a portion of the panelled \sall with a picture or two upon it there was the outline of a Chippen dale cabinet lull of old china. One of the pictures was undoubtedly a Millet, as Gilray's (rained eye could see at a glance. These were unusual objects Encounter in a wayside^ n»>* astonishment. • * tliat u seemed to Gilray now tw liPiMl s^^-aarj-fjrss; clothes. The cut of'thp"^ CV0!li"s desired t-^', left, uothinS to »e i ,, 4, i ^ almost impossible to ri ■ZC&lt;that U was the same man but ceiy'e him?" h,'S GJ'es did A Ihe man with the candlest...
HOW AUTHORS GET IDEAS. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 29 August 1914
HOW AUTHORS GET IDEAS. Writing is ail art that almost any . educated person may learn—that is if they have enough industry in their make up. But it is of little use to learn composition if you have not got ideas. You must have a plot before you can write a story, and plots are tlvo grout HlumUUliK lilocli to thu aver age writer. Mr. Charles Garvice, the novelist, says that it is while shaving that most of his plots come to him. Lucky man! Most people are too intent on seeing that they do not gash their chins to think of anything else at that particu lar stage of their toilet. But, perhaps, Air. Garvice uses a safety razor. A gi\jat many people think best ill bed, and many writers sleep with a pad and pencil beside them. Nothing is more annoying than to think of some gorgeous situation just before go ing to sleep, and then find in the morn ing that the brilliant idea has faded like a dream. Mr. II. G. Wells is one of those for tunate men who brim with ideas. He is said to have a coll...
CHAPTER XII. The Fortune Teller. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 29 August 1914
CHAPTER XII. The Fortune Teller. Gilray smiled. After all, it was a difficult matter to be angry long with Ninon Desterre. "I know my fortune already," he said. "Most men of ambition do. We make our own, Madame Desterre. It is a mere matter of selection." "Really! But is there not a popular saying to the effect that nothing hap pens but the unexpected? Man may propose, you know, kut the power of disposing lies elsewhere. All, you are ambitious for political honors and a seat in the Cabinet. To reach that goal you must give all your time to the game and be independent of your profession. Therefore you follow the lines of the least resistance and look . for a rich wife " Gilray smiled again. He was not ! going to be drawn any more. On i the contrary, he was here to find out I what Ninon Desterre was doing, rt I amused and flattered his egregious , self-conceit to imagine that he had 1 utterly deceived the pretty French woman and that she was in blissful ignorance of the fact that he h...
How to Keep Slender. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 29 August 1914
How to Keep Slender. The following suggestions have been I recommended to those who are de veloping a tendency to obesity— Take as many meals as you like, but always at regular hours. Satisfy your hunger at each meal, but endeavor not to overload your , stomach. j Keep to the same menus as much as possible. Do not touch sugar or any dish or j food substance containing it, except- . ing fresh fruits. Take as little bread as possible; ) abstain from it entirely if you can. j Eat boiled or fried meat in prefer ence to other forms. Cold meat is the best, however, then boiled fish and green vegetables. Take little butter and few eggs, and avoid entire ly all forms of ragout, sauces, and creams. Only drink between meals, and then take hot drinks, such as tea or coffee, without sugar. Avoid beers and liqueurs. At least twice a day take a sharp walk of a quarter to half an hour. Do not sleep more than seven hours. Go1', up as soon as you wake in the morning and do not Indulge in siestas.
The European War. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 29 August 1914
He Europaan War. The big engagement between the allied forces and the Germans is de veloping. The British repulsed six distinct attacks by the Germans. The Brit ish artillery fire was more effective than the German, and their bayonet charges were superior. The Gei mao attack was repulsed. The advance of the Russian armies continues unchecked. Four big .irmit s ara in the ti.Ll, two in Germany anil two in Austria. It is quite evident the Germans intended fo giv« tlie -French and British forces a dt ath blow, and then return on the Russians. There was a lirge attendance of Scars'lale Old Boys and Old Girls aud citizens at the social held at the Town Hall on Tuesday evening. Messrs N. Carnegie and B. Burdett, volunteers for camp, from the Scars dale contingent, were the guests. Mr C. Walker, J.P, of Ballarar, pre sident, occupied the chair.
MEDICAL MEMS. Cathing Cold. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 29 August 1914
MEDICAL MEMS. Cathing Cold. You should never surrender to the habit of "catching cold." The habit often yields with surprising sudden ness, for it is quite unable to get the better of those who are in really good health. To fight.a cold after you have caught it is a good thing—you can scarcely do less; but it is much bet ter to malcc yourself so formidable that it will not dare to attack you. In carrying on the battle you may have to form a complete set of new habits and break off many cherished . old ones. The place to begin is in the bedroom at night. If you sleep with your window shut you simply deliver yourself, bound hand and foot, to your enemy. If you open it two or three inches you are a little better off, but not much. Insist upon sleeping in the open air as far as possible. If there is such a thing as a specific against colds it is to be found in the sleeping porch or tjie open bedroom. Next to that comes the cold sponge bath in the morning. If the victim of colds js a you...
Amongst the Mines. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 29 August 1914
smonyst ms mines. The monthly yield by the Wil liam's Fancy was sva3 7;j'.1oz 2d\vt. The ore reduced was 1S23 tons. This yield will admit of the usual distribution amongst shareholders. The New Jubilee return was 112 oz lOdwt from 500 tons. Scarsdale cleaned np from 225 tons 3I^oz, exclusive of mineral.
ACCIDENTAL RECOVERIES OF LITERARY TREASURES. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 29 August 1914
ACCIDENTAL RECOVERIES OF LITERARY TREASURES. A- page of valuable Greek manu script once came into the possession 01 the Bishop of Ugento wrapped round a flsh that was brought to him. By the merest chance he examined the wrapping and found it to be part of a treatise thought for many cen turies to be lost. He hastened to the stall of the dealer where the fish had been bought, and arrived just in time I to save the remaining pages of the ! treasure. " I Quite as lucky as this was the chance that led to the preservation of the Magna Charta. The story runs ] that Sir Robert Cotton one day enter ed his tailor's shop as the tailor was about to cut up for patterns an an cient document to which were attach ed many large and imposing seals. Sir Robert arrested tbe hand of the tailor, even though he did not lmhie diately recognise the-value of the document, which he purchased for a few pence. The journal that Montaigne, the great French essayist, kept during his Italian travels was discovered...
Nightmare. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 29 August 1914
Nightmare. Nightmare, according to one theory, is due to a suspension of power in the muscles of inspiration. The weight, the want of breathing, and the sense of suffocation seem to prove this; and a still greater proof is that, after the sufferer can speak only one syl lable, the paroxysm is at an end. The word cannot be spoken without breath -■-breath cannot come out of the lungs until it is brought in, nor brought in without the action of. the muscles of the breast and ribs. Nothing can .be more simple than the cause; it is the temporary paralysis of the pector al muscles, through the medium of the nerves which supply them with feeling.
THE "Berringa Herald" PUBLISHED EVERY SATRUDAY MORNING [Registered at the General Post Office Melbourne, for transmission by post as a Newspaper.] SATRUDAY, AUGUST 29, 1914. STAR PICTURES. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 29 August 1914
THE "Berringa Herald" I'tlHI.ISIlKl) KVEKY 8ATUKDAY MORNINO [Registered at the General Post Office Melbourne, for transmission by post as a Newspaper.] Saturday, August 29, 19U. star pictures. B. G. Collier's Star pioturow will bo shown to a Berringa audience on Tuesday evening next. The pictures, to be pro jected on the screen by the now radium light, are a new and first-class lot, and as Mi; Collier has given good programmes at Berringa before there is no doubt he will retain the reputation gained on this oc casion. THE A.X.A. Tho fortnightly mooting of the Berringa and Staffordshire Keel' branch A.X.A. was held 011 Wednesday evening at the Me chanics' Hull, the president (Mr S, J. Jack ^011) occupying the clinir. . A circular was received from the board of directors, asking that the branch co-operate with any patriotic movement initiated in the town; also asking members to fittingly celebrate Wattle Day. Arrangements were made for a debate at tho next meeting 011.the subject, "Sh...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 29 August 1914
Sunday Services. NGLICAN CHURCH Illabarook 3; Cape Clear ll:Berringa 7. Pieacber—Mr Rymer. Rokewood, IT; Deieel, 3; Corindtiap, 7. Preacher—Rev W. E. Pugh. RESBYTERIAN CHURCH. Illabarook, 11; BerrinKa, 7. Subject.—" The brevity of life should lead us to God." BTHODIST CHURCH Berringa—11, Mr Provan ; 7, Mr Har rey. Pilfield—3, Mr Provan. Staffordshire Reef—7, Mr T. Speary. Deieel—3, Mr Harvey. Enfield—11, Mr Hnrvuy. Cape Clear—7, Mr Provan. . AliVATION ARMY Cape Clear. 3 Illabarook, 7.30 W. J. Spiller, Capt. CHURCH OF CHRIST Staffordshire Beef—School, 2.30 p.m Preacher—Rev. J. Hall. Worship, 3.30 p.m Business i\otices. The Best Place FOR BRIDAL PORTRAITS ENLARGEMENTS. Our Enlargements arc as beatiful os the rest of our work. We will make enlargements from any photo graphs—110 matter how-old or faded —and guarantee satisfaction. Write us to-day, Size of Size of Enlargement. Mount. Price. 12x 18 . 20 x 16 25/ 23 x 17 15 x 12 30/ The class of Clients that we have is indicative of the qu...
It is Said. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 29 August 1914
it is Sam. That Mr E. J. Routson, who had a close call from the World beyond in a vehicular aceident at Rokewood is now well over the brnisiug he received through being thrown out of his buggy. Uncontrolled dogs frightening the ponies the cause of the accident. That the ladies of the district are genuinely showing their patriotism by preparing nec.ssary wearing ap parel for our soldiers bearing the brunt of the European battle. That a teacber at a country school asked what letter in the alphabet represented the German war, and was answered immediately—"the K sir." That the ratepayers of the East Riding, Grenvilleshire, will now not require the use of the Hall at Pig goreet. That CharlieMack will arrange with the Cook to have Cold-ham served at the angler's banquet on 5th September to all the fishei-men. That on account of the dry wea ther Mr J. O'Donnell has decided to try his Magic Rod for water iustead of hares. That the benetit concert at Happy Valley, in aid of Mm Thomas,whose h...
Council Elections. GRENVILLE SHIRE. MR BLAKELEY RETURNED FOR EAST RIDING. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 29 August 1914
Council Elections. GllENVILLF. SHIRE. MR BLAKELEY RETURNED FOR EAST HIDING. Great interest was taken on Thurs day in tho election of a councillor for the representation of the East Riding of the Shire of Grenville, and Mr J. C. Blakeley, who opposed the retiriug councillor, Mr A. G. Iiall, was returned by a substantial majority, Mr Iiall failing to secure the number required to save his de posit. The voting at the different booths was aa follows :— Blakeley. Hall. Cape Clear -10 3 Pitfield Plains 30 0 Illabarook 60 3 Piggoreet 13 22" Happy Valley 11 20 Italian Gully 20 6 Staffordshire Reef 13 0 Berringa 123 3 311 57 The returning officer, Cr Poynton, declared the result of the poll at the Cape Clear school in the presence of a fair gathering of ratepayers. Mr BLikeley thanked the rate payers for their hearty response in placing him at the top of the poll. With the aid of his colleagues he would do his best to advance the interests of the ratepayers in every possible way. He moved a ...
BALLARAT WHOLESALE DAIRY PRODUCE MARKET. Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 29 August 1914
13 ALLAH AT WHOLESALE DAIRY PRODUCE MARKET. Thursday. T. J. Lawless and Co., (la to M Gregor Bros.) report: —Butter: .Prime iactory mints 1'; lump. 111(1: dairy. 9d; separa tor, 10!&lt;1 to lid." Egf. Slf , Bac0'7 Si&lt;l"s. 10(1 to lid; middles, 1/; liam, !/• Laid, 8R lloncy, 31 &lt;1 to 3U1. Cheese, Sid to 9d. Phillips ami" Chamberlain report: - Butter: l'rimc factory prints, : lul" 1" 111(1 to 1'; separator, 10(1; dair\, 8(1. Vi.'nj 8cl to Dil Bacon: Sides. H(': 1111 &/! ham, 1/. Lard, 8Sd. Cheesy, 8H&lt;1. Onions: Brown bpamsli, A3,10/. Potatoes, .tl./10/ to J:5/10/.
The Federal Elections. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 29 August 1914
tub Federal Elections. For the Ballarat seat tlie retiring candidate, Mr M'Gruth (Labor) is being.oppo6ed by Mr Coldham (Lib eral). Tho candidates for the Senate (six to be elected) are*— Labor. Liberal Barker, S. Cook, J. H. Barnes, J. Edgar, W. II. Biakey; A. E. H. Mauger, S. Findley, 10. M'Oell, J. H. M'Kissock, A. N. M'Lean. W. J. Russell, E- J. Trenwith, W. A.
BALLARAT LIVE STOCK MARKET. Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 29 August 1914
IjAU.ARAT- LIVE STOCK JfAKKET. Tuesday. Fat cattle: 175 lion&lt;l was the number ]K-nihm! for to-day V sales, only ;i boil t 0110 loui-th of which consisted of good to prime descriptions, balance principally middling to useful sorts, with a few pens inferior. There was a lan;e attendance of tho trade, and for quality competition ruled very bri-fe. last week's highest rates being fully maintained. For other descriptions the de mand was. rone too keen, lower prices hav ing to be accepted. Quotations:—Prime pens bullocks. 1*15 10 to JCT6. lOy; extra, .£17 to .619; good, .03/10/ to. .£11,10/; Use ful. .£1110; to 4:12/1(1 ; prime cows, .613 ia .Li3; extra, .ti l to £15/2/6; ge.od, .£10 to .€11; useful. .£8 to .£9. Averages: Mr 1). Bead, Melrose. Beeac, 9 bullocks, .£18/3/4; Stock Bro-.. Camiiiais. Samli'ord, 19 bullocks, .1:15; Messrs Stock Bros., i'atiiiiiais. i-andfoid. 1 cow. «~14; Ml' ^T* !l!eud, Warleigh. Alvie, 8 bullocks, ,£M 1(1/.: Mr \V. .1. Huxley, Struan, Merino. 9 cow...
CYCLING. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 29 August 1914
CYCLING. The N.S.W. " Giancl Prix " motor cycle road race to be held on the Yetbolme circuit, early in October, will be the longest motorcycle con te&t yet held in Australia. The length of the course, which is a hilly one, will bo 140 miles. It is antici pated that the first riders in Victoria, New South "Wales and South Aus tralia will compete in tho event. It is a foregono conclusion that the World's Cycling Championships, which wore to have been decided at Copenhagen in Denmark' this month, have been abandoned owing to the war.