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WOMEN AND LOVE. What Wise Men Have Said of Both. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 27 June 1914
WOMEN AND' LOVE. What Wise Men Have Said of Both. Love gives little, and Is not bought. -Longfellow. Kindness in women, not their beau. teous looks, shall win my love. Shakespeare, A fair test and measure of civill. satlon Is the influence of good women, -Emerson. Women are a new race, recreated since the world received Christianity. -Beecher. The brain women never interest us like the heart women; white roses please less than red.-Holmes. Most of.their faults women owe to us, whilst we are indebted to them for most of our better qualities, Charles Lemele. Let the words of a virgin, though in a good cause, and to as good pur. Pose; be' neither violent, many, nor first, nor last. At is less shame for a virgin to be lost in a blushing all. once than to be found in a bold elo quence.-Quarles. Women have more good sense than men. They have fewer pretensions are less implicated in theories, and judge of objects more from their im.r mediate and involuntary impressions on the mind, and, th...
THORNBURY STATE SCHOOL. SITE SET APART [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 27 June 1914
THORNBURY STATE SCHOOL, SITE SET APART Mr, J. G. Membrey, M.L.A., whohas interested himself in tlhe Thornbury State School proposals, has received the following satisfactory notification from the Education Department:-"With ref erence to your further interview and to previous correspondence in connexion with the establishment of a state school at Thornbury, I have the honor to state for your information that the Govern ment has decided to set apart blocks 7 to 13 and 28 to 3?1, Thornbury Estate, Parish of Jika Jika, County of Bourke, for school purposes, and the Lands Department has been notified accord ingly. The area of the land is about 3 acres,
ENGINEERING SWALLOWS. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 27 June 1914
ENGINEERING SWALLOWS. A colony of bank swallows taught a young but observing engineer how to build a tunnel that his more learned superiors had refused to undertake, North of Burlington, Vermont, U.S.A., lies a broad, sandy plain high above the level of Lake Cham plain, through which the Central Rail road was to be carried by a tunnel. The sand, destitute of moisture, would hot cohere; but crumbled away as soon as an excavation was made. After several costly trials the engin ears decided that the tunnel was im practicable, " A young man in the engineer's olice said he could tunnel the sank bank at a small cost, lie said he could build the tunnel for so tlany dollars a running foot; but that he couldn't expect the railway people to act upon his opinion ,when so many American and European engineers had declared the project impracticable. The managers, however, gave him a contract to build fifty feet of the tunnel, on the face of the sand-bank lie marked the line of an arch larger than...
LIFE. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 27 June 1914
LIFE, .My days are like the downn upon the grass Tljat flies before the summnller wind and rain; In wolnderment I watch them quickly palss- I knol( I shall not walk this way again. My life is but a. trniisitorv thing, A perisliahle web, a slender skein; And if I lmorlln or tiumpnh, sob or sing, I know I shall not weave this warp again. My yeats speed swiftly as a talo Is told ; Then lot m11 l[o?in to lose tlhat may gains 'ITo love lllglt imore than riches, Un0od tlhan gold 1 know I shall not ron this race again. ',o Inugh, to love, to lift; to guide and Andi that this trliuient life blt not 'ITo help some poor discoutuaged heart to live- 1 know I shall not pass this way agnin, WILL W. ROCK. Blirmingham.
SHEEP FARMING FLUKE IN SHEEP: ITS CAUSE AND PREVENTION. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 27 June 1914
SHEEP FARMING FLUKE IN ,SHEEP: ITS CAUSE AND PREVENTION, 'The disease affecting sheep and known as "fluke" is variously de scribed in different parts 'as "rot," "poke," "bane," The disease is due to the presence In the liver of a worm, in shape like a fluke fish, and hence its common name. This worm or fluke is about an inch in length and half an inch at Its greatest width. Its presence in the liver produces disease of that organ, and the symptoms shown by the sheep call be traced to changes caused in the liver by the fluke. How does the fluke get into the liver? Flukes in the liver produce eggs, and these eggs pass with the b'o Into the intestine, and are voided with the dung. The eggs hatch out. side the body, and give rise to small creatures that in no way resemble the fluke. They are capable of movement in water, and, therefore, damp, moist places are favorable to their develop ment. In such places certain minute snails usually abound, and in the bod les of these snails the crea...
Her Precious Thumb. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 27 June 1914
Her Precious Thumb. A lady sued a railway company for £5000 for the loss of her thumb, which had been desn'oyed in a col.. ilslon, and the opposing counsel open. odil the defence with the words; "Five thousand pounds for the loss of a thumb! Well, gentlemen of the jury, the only justification I can see for so exorbitant a claim is that it was the thumb wvith which the lady kept her husband under." To keep cheese for some time, and prevent it becoming mouldy or dry, wrap it up in a cloth damped with vinegar and keep it in a dish.
SECRET OF A SUCCESS. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 27 June 1914
SECRET OF A SUCCE8S. "Now toll me," he said, "what are your prospects?" "My prospects," I replied, "are ex. collent." "That may be; but if you wish me to sanction your engagement to my daughter, I must ask you to be a lit. tie more specific. At present, all I know is that you are at the Bar. What exactly are your prospects there?" "Prospects," and I leant back In his armchair, "are, in essence, noth Ing more than a state of mind. The word is derived from the Latin 'pros* piclo,' I look forward; and what I see when I look forward constitutes my prospects. Now that, of course, var* iea from day to day. When I am blessed with a good digestion, bound ing pulse, and high spirits, I see a great and glorious future before me. When my liver is out of order I know I shall never succeed. At the present moment your excellent wine and + gars have induced the most hopeful condition of mind in me, My pres poets just now, are excellent." HIe rose and extended his hand. "Young man," he said, "take ...
WHEN NOT TO MARRY. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 27 June 1914
WHEN NOT TO MARRY, Do not marry to reform a man. He who would not reform before mar* riage is not likely to do so afterwards. There is no more fallacious hope a girl can entertain than that of chang ing an unreformed rake into a good husband. Don't marry a man to whom "Yes" has been said in a moment of mlistak. en sympathy or sentimental ecstasy. Sympthy is not love, neither is ec stasy; the latter when carried to ex cess is a form of hysteria, and both are poor foundations for matrimony. Don't marry a man who has only his love to recommend him; there are other qualities requisite in husbands quite as important as this. A head is wanted as well as a heart; a guide, a comforter, a stay, a friend as well as an impassioned Romeo spouting lava-like sentences of devo. tion. Very often the more lava-like Romeo is the less likely to earn suf fliclent to pay the butcher's bill. Don't marry a man for a livelihood; there are better, safer, and more lione orable ways by which women can earn a ...
WOMAN'S WORLD. KEEPING YOUR LIPS FROM SLIPS. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 27 June 1914
WOMAN'S WORLD. KEEPING YOUR LIP8 FROM 8LIPS. In home and social life generally, gossip should be feared as an enemy, and not be tolerated as a welcome guest. It Is ever so much safer and better to talk of things rather than persons, thus preventing that enemy, ill-natured gossip, from coming In. 1[ake it a rule, and let It be strictly observed, not to say anything about the faults of another 'unless there is absolute necessity for you to do so. This necessity may arise, and your own judgment can guide you about the ngtter. But where it can be avoided, do not talk of the faults or evil doings of others. Why, indeed, should you do so? You know yourself that you have faults, few or many, and that there are many things you may have done which you prefer should not be repeat ed. Well, then, exercise the same charity to others that you would have extended to yourself. Another thing to bear In mind Is that, If you talk of what Is to the dis. advantage of another, what you say will doubtles...
Preston Division O.S.T. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 27 June 1914
Preston Division O,S,T. The fortnightly meeting was held on Tuesday evening, Bro. N. W. Abbey, \.P,, being in the chair and presiding over an attendance of ovei' 140 members. It was reported that two members were on the sick fund. An invitation was received from Fidelity Tent, ].O,R., to visit them on Tuesday, 14th July. At the conclusion of the business, the sis ters carried out the item on the syllalus, viz., "Sisters' Surprise to Brothers," and it was done in a capital manner.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 27 June 1914
DREADFUL AGONY OF PILES. ZAM-BUK SOOTHES THE INTENSE ITCH ING AND CAUSES PAINFUL GROWTIS TO DIE AWAY. Zam-Buk, with its unexcelled sooth ing, healing, and antiseptic powers, has proved of wonderful efficacy in the treatment of piles, and the thousands of men and women martyrs to that com plaint will obtain lasting relief by using this remarkable balm. Although Zam Buk has triumphed over hundreds of cases of both blind a'nd bleeding piles, no sufferer has greater reason to be more grateful to this healer than Mrs. A. M. Swan, of 5 Gordan street, Bulli, N.S,W. "Piles tortured me to such an ex tent," said Mrs. Swan, "that it was Impossible for me to sit down, and at tinmes I could scarcely manage to lie down. The itching agony and pain irritated me so much that I always had to be on the move. "After reading of the cure of a case similar to my own by Zam-Buk, I die cided to try this balm. I did so, and was delighted with the early result. Two or three days after the first appli cation I...
Preston Lodge, U.A.O.D. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 27 June 1914
Preston Lodge, U.A.O.D. There was a large attendance of mem bers of the above on Monday evening, the item of attraction being the election and installation of officers. The A.D., Bro, W. J. Bott,. presided. One mem ber was initiated and several proposi tions were received. The auditors' report was received and adopted, as was also the secretary's balance-sheet, which showed an increase in every, department, a gain of £8 5s in the man agement fund, £6 12s 8d in the sick and funeral fund, and £12s in the benevol ent fund, making a total gain of £16 19s 8d for the half-year, which was con sidered most satisfactory. The final in connection with the parlor bowls cham pionship was arrived at, being won, after a close and exciting finish, by B3ro. Simonds, who defeated Bro, W, J Bott in the final end by one. The elec tion of officers resulted as follows: A.D., Bro. Tulk; V.A., Bro, R. Foers, J.P.A., Bro. W. J. Bott; secretary, Bro. Parry; treasurer, Bro. C. Bott; IG., Bro., ogg; O.G., Bro ...
RIFLE SHOOTING. [BY BULLSEYE.] [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 27 June 1914
RIFLE SHOOTING. [BY BULLSEYE.] The Northcote Club sent ii team to Christmas Hills, via Yarra Glen, on Saturday, June 6th. The team was hospitably treated at the boarding house, "Grand View," and after dinner, accompanied by all the members of the house, walked to the Mechanics' hall, a distance of a mile and a half, where a concert and dance had been arranged by the local club. Refreshments were served by the ladies, and a very enjoy able time was spent. On Sunday morn ing the visitors walked to the top of the hills, a view a Melbourne being seen. A nice drive was arranged in the after noon to Richi Heights. On Monday morning an early start was made for the range, shooting beginning at about 10 o'clock, During the 600 yds. shoot ladies gathered from all directions, carrying baskets of refreshments, which were served at the close of the match. Several of the Northcote men canme to grief at 600 yds. owing to wind and changing light. This put the team a good bit behind, the match finis...
FOOTBALL. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 27 June 1914
FOOTBALL, Though Northcote were only defeated by a narrow margin of points by Prah ran in the opening of tho'season, the second game, played at Toorak park on Saturday, resulted in an overwhelming victory for the home team, The first quarter honors were fairly even, Prahran scoring 2.1 to 0.4, and there was every prospect of a good game at that stage. Accurate shooting by Prahran during the succeeding quarter, however, com pletely altered the aspect of the match -10,3 to 2.5. being the scores at half time. Though Northcote battled on gamely after the interval the Prahran Ites proved too strong as.a combination, and the latter ran out easy winners. Final result-Prahran, 17.13(111 points); Northcote, 5.13 , (43 points). For Northcote, Beck, Cole, Teesdale, Good all (3 goals), and Rahilly were the most conspicuous players. Northcote play their neighbors Brunswick-at Brunswick to-day. Drags will leave Croxton reserve at 2.15 p.m., fare 1/- return. Briscoe's application for a clearance t...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 27 June 1914
F B1r lloin l Coughs, take Wood.' Great Peppermint Cure, 1/6, They, who the worries of winter endure, Welcome thee, Woods' Peppermint Cure. 'Neath a gay wrapper a syrup lies stored, Worth all the whisky that ever was poured. Sore throat, bronchitis, and gastric catarrh Cannot prevail where thy votaries are. Fragrant and comforting, soothing and sure- IIail to theel Woods' Groat Peppermint Cure, COMPULSORY INSURANCE Workers' Compensation Act 1914 This Act has passed both Houses of Parliament and will shortly become opera: tive. It is obligatory upon every employer of labor (includ ing those employing domes tic servants) to take out a policy pf insurance, and failure to do so renders the employer liable to a penalty of £2 in respect of each uninsured worker, and a further penalty of £1 for every week during which he fails to take out a policy. Stott & Bastings Have been specially ap pointed for Northcote, Preston, and Fairfield, by the leading Companies to issue policies to in...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 27 June 1914
Bereavement Notices r IIE WII)OW and 1,'naily of the .1 late ALIEItT SANG(.UINEITTI return their heartfelt Thanks for letters, telegrams, cards, and Iloral tributes; and also thanks to Dr. Young, Nurse Strongman, and the Rev. Mr. Wood for kind attention during my late husband's illnes.,
"CLOUD AND SUNSHINE." [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 27 June 1914
"CLOUD AND SUNSHINE." Root's sacred cantata "Cloud and Sunshine," was rendered in the Preston Methodist church on Thursday evening, June 18, before a large audience, Rev, E, 0, Knee presiding. A choirof about 40 voices occupied the gallery. The performance was a distinct success, and the several soloists acquitted themselves well. Miss Gamble sang very sweetly "The Stars on the Jordan"' Miss Grierson, being ill, and unable to be pre sent, her part was taken, almost with. out rehearsal, by Miss Mutimer, who sang splendidly and was enthusiastically applauded; her rendering of the contralto solo, "The Evening Moon," was per haps the gem of the evening, and in conjunction with Mr. Endersbee the duet, "And the Lord wentbefore," was also much appreciated. Mr. F. Long, in the bass, and Mr. Endersbee, the tenor parts, sang with taste and expres sion. Of the choruses, "Haste from Egypt " was sung with fine precision. "Forward," with its lead for basses and tenors, was very good, while the fi...
PRESTON POLICE COURT. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 27 June 1914
PRESTON POLICE COURT, At the Prestop Police Court on Tles, day, before Mossrs. Barrow and Elli. son J,'sP., Albert Randall was charged with negligoently driving a motor caI on a public highway. The evidence was to the effect that at 10.10 p.m. on the 6th February, a car, supposedly driven by defendant, was on the wrong side of tho road, when it was met by a car going in an opposito direction, stoored by l)r. MeJdellsohn, of Pres ton, In endeavouring to avoid colli. sion, both cars steered to the other side of the road, where an impact took place, the doctor's car being damaged. 1Mr. Sonnenberg, for the defence, with out admitting that defendant was the driver, contended that the charge of negligently driving had not been sus. taned, the mishap having come about by the stops taken by both drivers to avoid it. heo case was dismissed. Isbert and Samuel Ruschin, two young follows, were charged with in sulting behaviour in a railway carriage. Hannah Jackson, married woman, ir siding at E...
The People's Liberal Party. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 27 June 1914
The People's Liberal Party, The lodge room of the Northcoto town hall was crowded last Wednesday even ing upon the occasion of the annual meeting of the combined branches of the People's Liberal Party, Mr M. A. Towler presiding. Election of officers resulted Men's section,-Chairman, Mr. W. Ray; vice-chairman, Mr. A. McDougall; secretary, Mr. H. S. Babbage; treasurer, Mr. F. Rowe; committee, Messrs C. Reid, W. Lee-Barker, J. Whiteway, W. Masson, R. H. Taylor, J, Klenke; dele gates to annual conference, Messrs W. Kay, Babbage, Reid and McDougall; electorate committee, Messrs Kay, Bab bage, Reid and Masson; press correspon dent, Mr. Babbage. Women's section. -President, Mrs. S. Dennis; vice-president, Miss Wetten hall; secretary, Mrs. S. Babbage; treas urer, Mrs. Moody; committee, Mes dames Bennetts, Ziekell, Nicol, Thomas, and Misses Lamley and McDougall; dele gates and electorate committee, Mes dames Dennis and Nicol, and Misses Lamley and Wettenall. It was decided to actively suppor...
Preston Methodist Sunday School. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 27 June 1914
Preston Methodist Sunday School. The following ara the names of the stallholders and winners in connection with the recent chrysanthemum fair. The committee desires to express thanks to all who assisted to make the fair such a success: Ladies' Fancy - Mesdames Knee, Nankervis, Crispe, and Miss Crispe. Ladies' Useful--Mesdames Bell and Wyatt. Produce - Mesdames Harvey and Thomas, and Misses Harvey and Mur ray, and Mr. W. Barrow. Cake Stall-Miss Hembry. Flower-Mrs. E. Nankervis, and Misses Thomas and Trembath. Guild-Misses Hill, Grierson, Gamble, Ward, Nankervis, Oates and A. Wyatt. Lolly-Misses Tidd, Bussell, Abbey and James. Young Men's-Messrs Cathie, Rowe, Mather, Orton, Gamble, McDonald and C. Mather. Post Office-Miss Bussell and class of girls, also George Jones (postman). Refreshment-This stall was well managed with the Misses Seymour, Reynolds and Rowe in charge, assisted by Mrs. Mills, Misses L. Harvey, V. and O. Callander, Wyatt, with Mrs. Fowler and Miss Thomson as cashiers....