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THE Maldon News Published Twice-a-Week. "FIDEM SERVO." TUESDAY EVENING, NOV. 21 [Newspaper Article] — Maldon News — 21 November 1916
THE ioafttm B^us w Published Twice-a-Week. ."I-1DEM SERVO.'* TV USD A Y A VlulflNO^ NOW SI A committee meeting of the Mai - don branch of the Red Cross Society will be held at their room next I Friday, Nov 24th, at 3.30 sharp ; Business important,—R. E. Hartley | Hon, Secretary—Advt. j Owing to the coal strike, a large number of trains have been cancelled throughout Victoria, and the follow ing alterations, to take effort from to-day, will be in force on the Maldon line:—The 6.20 a,m, and 3 p;m. trains from Maldon to Castlemaine on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays be cancelled as well as tlie 10 50 a,m, on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays, S.lOp.m i Tuesdays and Thursday, and S.23 I p,ta. on Saturdays from Castlemaine to Maldon, (Since the foregoing official announcement-was made the chairman of the Railway Commis sion has stated that no alteration will be made until the result of the baliotfbelug taken to-day) is made known. Should the strike be settled, no doubt the present serv...
"Some" Criticism. [Newspaper Article] — Maldon News — 21 November 1916
"Some" Criticism. This is how a Far West paper des cribed a famous prima donna's efforts to charm the savage breast :— "Her voice was a cross between the hum of a cyclone and the screech of a locomotive doing time. It trem bled away in cat-like cadences, and rose again like the wail of the Hound of the Baskervilles. Again it rose in mellow tones like a gale dallying over the mouth of a milk-jug. "Stopping to take breath, she rose slowly but surely on her tip-toes, and with gyrating arms and heaving chest gave a good imitation of the approach of a Dakota blizzard. "Old Jim Baker's pet panther, chained to a post in a yard back of the opera-house, heard some of the high notes, and they Bkeered the poor beast out of a year's growth." Here is "souie" criticism of a re cently much-boomed novel from the 'Southern Nevada Swashbuckler.' "We started,in to read this volume at half past eleven last evening and, when we came to, the morning sun had turned the milk sour on the doorstep. This is a...
Mining Notes [Newspaper Article] — Maldon News — 21 November 1916
Mining: Notes South German Co—1750ft level—In the rise to the intermediate level have been engaged completing two passes ; the reef here is 5ft wide and gold showing in the stone , prospects from 8 to 9dwts per ton; extending the main level north, total from | main crosscut 1136ft; the re»f in end is 5ft wide, values 3dwts per ton, last firiDg out shows free gold; leading stope above Intermediate level—Reef 5ft wide, values Sdwts per ton; No 2 stope—Reef 3ft wide, values 12dwts per ton. Crushed 285 tons for 93ozs 15dwts smelted gold. At the lo:;il Government battory W. Grigg party, tributers at New Chain mine on the Derby lease, crushed 38 tons for ooz lOdwls 12grs, tJjo Groat South German, battery, Irowar, Williamson ttros\ cleaned up 69 tons from Blow fieef, near Newstead, for I72oz anialiium.
DATE MIXTURE FOR ROLY. [Newspaper Article] — Maldon News — 21 November 1916
DATE MIXTURE FOR ROLY. j Four oz. dates, 1 small cake, 3 dessertspoons brown sugar, squeeze lemon juice, a grate of nutmeg, a grate a lemon rind, i-teaspoonful of ground cinnamon. Wash lemon, grate rub cake through a sieve. Mix all ingredients together in a basin ; al low to stand while making the suet crust. Spread mixture on roly in stead of jam.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Maldon News — 21 November 1916
INDIGESTION is always cine to a stomach which is too weak to digest whr.t you oat. It needs test, you can'', vest it by goinn; without food ; thnt would mean starvation, but- Dr Sheldon's Digestive Tabules do the stomachic work. In the meantime the tired organ is regaining fresh Ptrou^tii ; before long it will be as strong as ever ; u temporary att ck can be curi'd at once. A ease of long standing naturally takes more tiiuo, hut tho lirst dose brings lelief. You don't have to diet, Dr bheldoti's Digestive l'abules will digest any kinder wholes me food. Try them for a week, and see how iniu-h better you feel. Pric«* la ijcl an;t n i |i:ti tin. Obtainable everywhere OS'!'—Lady's small Black Fur CAPE. I Reward— Apply Miss Oalder. Bereavement Notice. MRS T. BOREHAM AND FAMILY desire to 4 return their most i sincere Thanks to their many kind friends J for all messages of sympathy, letters, cards telegrams, and to those who kindly j sent flowers in connection with their re cent sad bereav...
CHRISTIAN SYMPATHY. [Newspaper Article] — Maldon News — 21 November 1916
CHRISTIAN SYMPATHY. Two women shook hands warmly after church on Easter Sunday morn ing, and while they conversed they examined each other's apparel with their bright eyes. "How becoming your Easter hat is,*" saicl the first woman. ! "Oh, do you think so?" said the other. "Yes, indeed. It looks almost r.s well as it did last, year."
PRUNE MOULD. [Newspaper Article] — Maldon News — 21 November 1916
PRUNE MOULD. Stew 6oz. prunes in about a pint I of water, add a small piece of cinna-| mon and about £oz. loaf sugar. When sufficiently cooked, add Joz. gelatine, previously soaked and dissolved in a little water. Rub the fruit and juice through a tine sieve, and mix with 2oz. currants soaked in a little sher ry. Pour this into one large or sev eral smaller moulds to set. Turn out on to a dish, and serve with whipped crcam or custard.
STEWED PRUNES. [Newspaper Article] — Maldon News — 21 November 1916
STEWED PRUNES. Wash jrb. prunes, and soak in half a pint of water overnight. Put the pruncu and water on in a' saucepan, with 3 tablespoons . sugar, picce of i lemon rind. Simmer gently till the prunes are soft, remove lemon rind, and add good squeeze lemon juicc. Serve either hot or cold.
SOUSA'S SAVING HUMOUR. [Newspaper Article] — Maldon News — 21 November 1916
SOUS A'S SAVING HUMOUR. On one occasion, John Philip Sousa, by his promptness, was the direct means of stopping a panic, which might have had the most dis astrous results. While his band was playing before twelve thousand people in St. Louis, the electric lights in the hall went out suddenly.. People began to more i uneasily in their seats, and some even began to make a rush for the door. Coolly tapping with his baton, Sousa gave a signal, and immediately his band began playing, "Oh, dear, what can the matter be ?" A tiny ripple of laughter that went round the audience showed that confidence had partially been restored. When the band began to plarWait till the clouds "roll by,' the laughter deepened into a roar of merriment that only ended when the lights were turned on again.
THE DUAL PURPOSE COW. [Newspaper Article] — Maldon News — 24 November 1916
THE DUAL PURPOSE COW. ? The strongest evidence of thcu« fulness of pure bred animals is lh unparalleled results that their i„tr C duction has proved in both beef and dairy herds. Would not the hijihhr.,. grad,. or, better, lhc purL, S Shorthorn be profitable *here the poor type of scrub was at one tim! profitable ? Dual purpose cattle nat urally lit into the scheme of far'm. ing practised in most regions. Onlv a limited number of cows can ^ handled in the farm dairy, nlui t|H,n> are roughage, pasture and corn ex isting about the farm in too great quantities to -be consumed by all tin. dairy cows the farmer, and his help could possibly care for: Why not then milk a dual purpose Shoiihbrn that is profitable in the dairy, on„ that annually produces a calf that will profitably consume these feeds This cow makes good beef when her period of usefulness is over, and we have in the meantime very material, ly lowered the cost of producing our yearling feeder steers. In England the greater...
BREAKING AND TRAINING COLTS. [Newspaper Article] — Maldon News — 24 November 1916
BREAKING AND TRAINING COLTS. * The erroneous idea that-: cruelty in horse breaking and training is neces sary is practically a thing of the past. Well directed patience lias been found to give belter results than in considerate application of the per suader. However, all horses are not to be treated alike, A high-strung, sensitive horse must be handled very gently, tin* dullard treated sharply. The first thing in treating a horse is to get his attention : second, make him understand what is wanted. The education of the hofse is based on reward and punishment, and each should immediately follow the act. The advantage of breaking a horse when he is young, before he has de veloped a strong independent in stinct is easily seen. The general plan is to break the colt to being led and handled before it is weaned, and to break to harness between the ages of two and three years. Colts should not do heavy work until they are four years old, and should be accustomed to it gradually. The fol lo...
TO RESTORE LEATHER. [Newspaper Article] — Maldon News — 24 November 1916
TO RESTORE LEATHER. I^'Rilier in constant use Ixxomos 'I'llI and worn-looking after a \fhik&lt; and iti-orfs sorncthiug to soften M Male :i, tni.vti„v of one part of the' '^'Nt vinegar ami 1 \w of foiled Jin-. • s'''-''l oil. an&lt;l sliiikc this wel' gather. Ajiftly H little with a soft.. ' ftS. und af(ervrnn j.y remove all trart-. >)( grea.si/ic.ss or stickiness wit'1 a chamois. Of course. if the ski" 'tlic leather hn.s gono nothing ■tvinedy tiic trouble. J-trstaarant-Kcei),;- : You're from, Germany. Customer : i'ni Hungary." Restaurant-keeper : I can't Son'&lt; Customer : Then you're n ivrcidifd ^ Russia. ^ 3059. _
APPEARANCES DECEPTIVE. [Newspaper Article] — Maldon News — 24 November 1916
APPEA RANCES DECEPTIVE. Whilst making his usual daily- in spection of the stables the colonel noticed Private Jones giving his horse a piece of 'Jump sugar. "1 am very pleased to sec y"11 making- much *6f your horse, l^rivnto. •Tones." he said ; "it shows thatyo"' regard him with the true spirit, ; I will not forgot you for it." Private .Tones waited until his commanding officer was out of car-^ shot, and then turned to his neigh ■ bour. "J wasn't, making much of hinii lie said. "The blighter threw.w®. , thi.s morning, and I'm trying tog'10-; him the blinking toothache."
BILLIARDS. [Newspaper Article] — Maldon News — 24 November 1916
BtLLURDS. The following is the draw and handicaps of match in connection ■with tournament, at Athenaeum 200 ; 1st prize trophy value 42s, Slid trophy value 21b, 3rd trophy value 10s 6d, and result of games played to date :— Caudry 45 on beat X. Baxter 350bkd—200 i * nn tO .Us* Jublev 50bhd beat Lawn 35 on—206 to 131 Wocclward scr beat Traigove 40 on—200 to 163 Lalin 15 on beat Duncan 15 Oil—'200 to 138 W. Heron SO on beat W Uren l?0 on—200 to 193 Spcncar 25 on beat H Uren. 50—200 to 142 Batty SO on boat W. TJewell 30 on——200 to 125 H. Huish 15 on bent S Blaokmore 15 on— 200 to ASST. Franzi 20 on boat Smith 60 on—200 to 174 Apperly scr beat .1 Blftckmore lObhd—200 to 163 J Heron 20 on beat M'Farlane 15 on—200 to 1W A Grigg 20 on boat G Re well 20 on—200 to 177 Somer 15 on boat .Martyr 30 on walkover Button 35 boat Couchraan 35—200 to 153 Bryant scr beat Preece 35—200 to 166 Stacey 70 on beat Woet 30 on walkover Chisholm 15 on beat Donnelly 35 walkover Dabb sir beat Nanlrivell 20 on—2...
PART FIVE.—CHAPTER IX. [Newspaper Article] — Maldon News — 24 November 1916
PART FIVE.—CHAPTER IX. The dying sailor said lie had start ed., for:'the boat, considerably under ' the influence of liquor, and on the way had encountered a .stranger,with ;losely-mu tiled faee, who said that, he was an old shipmate, and .induced him—readily enough .■■■-no doubt —to; enter a neighbouring saloon''for' a friendly glass. After their dram, they "departed through a door in the rear. . . . ' While crossing a ^vacant lot, the stranger drew -... ai knife, and, after, stabbing him tjvice,: fled. He -had no notion as to the identity of his as sailant, nor could he give- any de scription that would be of use in leading to his detection. The assas-, sin had a peculiar air, however,- and his victim was certain that he' had, at some time, known him. ■ The two or three shillings^ in his liockeis were untouched, and 'the man; strenuously asse'rted that he had quarrelled with no one during-the evening. ■ The motivelessness : of the crime gave it a strong tinge of mys tery. .The pol...
Mining Notes [Newspaper Article] — Maldon News — 24 November 1916
Mining? Notes At the Great Sontii German, battery, tfowar, Williamson JJros., cleaned up 69 tous from Blow Reef, ne&r Neasteadj for 80ozs of smgltetl gold. At the losal Government batteiy during the past week the following crushlngs have been cleaned up Peterson and Sartori (Mottuc Tar raogower) 26 tons for 6ozs Tdwts; Jones ahd Tollit (Uniou Hill) 10 ton's for loz Sdwts; Stacey and Merlo are now crushing 8 tons from 'entra! Cookman's, 'and will clean np to-day. Oswald °old Mines— N British mine—At 500ft level breaking stone from old stope, 6ft wide and worth 5d\vts per tou ; 1000ft level stoping on stone 5 to 6tt wide svorth 15dwts per ton ; at 1450ft driven north to 942ft, stone nice appearance and wider than drive. Independent mine—600it level driven north to 83ft, few leaders in end, crosscut at 54ft. west 22fr, no wall, stopped. Yields—Bat eery 355 ions crushed J.or 189ozs 12dw's; cyanide, 780 tons trea'ed for 10&lt;3ozs 5dwts ; chlorination, 13 tons treated for...
(ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.) TREASURE FOUND A BRIDE WON. SYNOPSIS OF PREVIOUS PARTS. [Newspaper Article] — Maldon News — 24 November 1916
(ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.) TREASURE FOUND -A BRIDE WON. A _ .t*—:— • t BY GEORGE E. GARDNER. SYNOPSIS OF PREVIOUS PARTS. • . Charles Tremaine, a rising: young fawyer, is surprised at receiving a visit from his old schoolmate, Jack Harding, who, recounting his ex periences mentions how, since leav ing school he has followed the sea as a means of livelihood. He relates i; , r: that on one occasion, being ships' wrecked,, he and some of the crew were cast upon an uninhabited island in the South I'acific. Whilst there he .. discovers hidden ""treasure ~of cn'or . mous value; the knowledge of which, " he keeps "110111 his companions, ■ lie ^•evcutual/y arrives M at.v?^-MellJOUKnc,-T >- where Jic~falls in Iove'\v 1 th'v.F 1 picnce Winter, the beautiful daughter of an old friend* of his father. Sir. ,Win ter refuses to give his consent-&lt;o the marriage until'Harding is able to support- awife ashore.j.W^th . that de termination- he makes- up his mind ,to recover the treasure, -and ...
RAILWAY MANIFEST. [Newspaper Article] — Maldon News — 24 November 1916
RAILWAY MANIFEST. (iood? and -parcels were Ivinp at the local Railway Station to-day for :— Goods—Slatter, Dabb, Calder Haryes', M'Arthur, Parcels—Allan, Langaford. Itlackmore, Lay, M'Nabb, Dunkin, Dabb, Rumbold, Mob9, O'Connor, M 'Knight, Lillie. 8kewea Stevens. Simpson, Williams & Re well
UPSET HER VANITY. [Newspaper Article] — Maldon News — 24 November 1916
UPSET HER VANITY, I It all "originated at a small gro cery store where they sold every ! thing', from s:;ukI to a pearl neck lace. A farmer had gone for some liniment to rub on his cow's t bad leg. The bungling grocer gave the? old farmer, however, some svent in stead 01" the liniment. The day following the farmer came hack in a great rage. "Look here," ho .said to the gro cer, "I wish you'll be careful how you chuck things over that counter. You gave me cau de Cologne yester day instead of liniment, an' I'd put it 011 me blessed cow afore I knew." "i hope it hasn't done her any1 harm," said the grocer, in a molli fying (one. "Harm lie hanged !" snapped the farmer. "That 'ere cow won't eat now. nor allow herself to be milked. The only thing she does is to sigh the whole; day long, and go and look at her reflection in Ihe pond." The man who never looks ahead is liable to slip backwards. Forests sometimes take lire through the branches of trees being 'rubbed together by the violence o...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Maldon News — 24 November 1916
In connection with the recent State School picnic at Baringhup the following additional donations were given for the sports events : —Miss Brooks (' Bridge Inn) pine and case, Mrs Breuer fruit set, j Mrs Bryant, pot fern and box of ^ ' sweets, Mr A. Lillie bag ot oats,; Mr ]>or Morris trophy. J, MOORE, Coael Builder, Premier Horse Shoer, Blacksmith and wheelwright, agent for Dunlop Rubber Tyres. I,arge stocks of Hickory shafts and poles, spokes, rims, felloes, &c. All kindo of vehicles made to order. Address -Histh-street fl/laldon, Mr Jas. Richmond, of Baring hup, has on hand for sale a full stock ot McCormack & Deering duplicates, also binder twine. &c, —Advt ] It is estimated that the calling up of men under the proclamation has cost the Commonwealth Government £600,000 to date; This is exclusive j 1 of the cost of taking the referendum which is estimated at £85,000. The j £600,000 does not include some of j the machinery of the Defence De partment ...