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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Advocate — 4 June 1914

QUICKLY DlSAl'l'KAKED. "All last winter 1 had my two boys ill with vory bid colds." says Mr (i. Arch bold, No. I Rikoi- Str.vt, Lowisham, N.S.W. '• Having heard from a friend about Cha nb-rlain's t.'ou^h Kcmcdy I gavo it a trill with th» ivsult that tho colds quickly disappeared. Sly baby, a^ed four month-!, •>"* :l cou^h now and I am giving him C'hatn'crluiii's Csugh ltjinedy and thorn is almuly a docidod ituprore niont." Sold by all ehemkts and store. I keepers.

Publication Title: Great Southern Advocate
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
CHINESE INGENUITY. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Advocate — 4 June 1914

CHINESE- INGENUITY; An interesting instance of harness ing-Nature to assist in-the; work of man- and ■ machinery- in - -builuing a bridge is-given-by the Rev. J.-McGow jan in his book "Side Lights on. Chi I taese Life." The structure to which he refers • was-built two hundred years ago,- and the • engineers - had many ser ious. difficulties- to-overcome:— ; "This old stone ■ bridge'consists of twenty-five Bpans, the widest of which measures sixty-five feet. The river is v.ery rapid, and by. placing the piers so far apart less -surface is ofTered to j the force of the - waters. I | "The river is liable to very sudden • and powerful rises. This feature ne- : cessitated that the roadway of the bridge be built of enormously heavy • stones, to resist the impetus of the ' flood without being-lifted from their places. The great slabs are seventy ■ foet long,- six thick, and four wide. : How did-the engineers of two centur- ' iea" ago manage such a tremendous task? "The stone was quarried f...

Publication Title: Great Southern Advocate
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
AMUSING INCIDENTS. Used To It. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Advocate — 4 June 1914

AMOVING INCIDENTS. Used To It. -There was a wild ilirieli from put bg pedestrians as the scaffolding gavu iray, and a man fell from a gr»ai height. He cannoned on the third storey cornice*, struck the telegraph wire iu front of the second storej windows, iind fell 011 the pavemen: with a sicl.ening thud. Strong men turned away their faces A woman fainted. Then a policeman ran forward and stepped over the man, wln«, it was thought, must be killed But he wasn't. He rose with a spring, and nearly knocked the police> man off his feet. "Aren't you hurt?" everyone ques tioned. "Hurt!" was the conterrjituous re iponse. "Why, I have driven a motor ear every day for five years!" And he walked away, whistling 'There was I, waiting at the church."

Publication Title: Great Southern Advocate
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Advocate — 4 June 1914

Good Advice. There are thousands of people who suffer from common ailments, such as Rheui. atism, IncMgestion, Gout, .liousni s, N'euhUgla, " Jaundice, fcuiri'bago', Sick Headache; Sciatica, Gravel, Backache, General Debility, 6loo'd Disorders' Stone, A'uaeiriia, Bladder Troubles who have no idea that their suffering is due to a diseased or inactive con dition of the kidneys and liver. Th£ reason that treatment by Warner's Safe Cure has been so successful in cases of the disorders named is thaf Warner's Safe Cure exercises a spej cific healing and stimulating influ ence upon the kidneys nnd liver. Once the kidneys and liver are re stored to health and activity, the uric nnd biliary poisons, which cause the disorder, are removed from the system by the natural channels, and pain, due to ihe retention of the poi sons; ceases. A descriptive pamphlet will be sent post free by H. H. Warner and Co. Ltd., Melbourne, Vic. Warner's Safe Cure is sold by chenf ists nnd storekeeper^ everywhere, ...

Publication Title: Great Southern Advocate
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
Cut Himself. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Advocate — 4 June 1914

Cut Himself. A young man about twenty-five years old was sitting in one of the third * class waiting rooms of a London rail way terminus, with a. ba'u- on his knee, and his helplessness in pacify ing the howlinu rhild attnu-u-d the at tention of passers-by. Prosently an elderly man walked up with a'smile ol city, and queried: "A woman u.i • •• you that halJy to lioli «hile she «em to see about her lug fag?, didn't she?" "Yes." "And you expect her back, I «up pose?" "I think she'll come back." "Well, this makes me laugh. A wo m**-. i)la.\cd the same trick on mconcv iit~Ti<n)ne ever- will again. Young — • Ban, you've been had; you've been taken for a country greenhorn, and been sold! Better give the baby over to a policeman, and make a move be fore a reporter gets at you." "Oh, she'll come back," replied tho young man, as lie looked anxiously ronnd. "She will, eh? Joke grows richer »nd richer. 'What makes you think ihe'll come?" "Because she's my wife, and this is our first...

Publication Title: Great Southern Advocate
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
Amusing Incident on an Electric Tramcar. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Advocate — 4 June 1914

Amualng Incident on an Electric Tramcar. The top of an electric tramcar was the scene of an amusing exchange of . hats the other day, when the wind was high. An easy-going sort of a chap was sitting, smoking his pipe contentedly, on one of tlie back seats, when a strong gust of wind blew suddenly, taking off his bowler hat, and sending It whirling along the road on its edge. "Oh, let it go!" he said. "It doesn't matter; it's an old one, nearly w>rr out, and I'm in a hurry" to get home." But just at that moment anothei gust blew off the similar hat of a mai. in one of the front scats. It flow back and the hatless passenger behind—e wag In his way, deftly caught it, and put It, wi.'hout those beside him ob •erring what he did, at once on his own head. The other man looked back, and saw the first man's h&t fly ing down the road. "Stop the car!" he yelled. "I want my iatr* The conductor rang the bell, whi!r the second man chased after the first man's bowler. He ran back, pufi...

Publication Title: Great Southern Advocate
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Advocate — 4 June 1914

Ladies. Babies are Australia's best immigrants but in many homes baby does not appear greatly to the disappointment of husband and wife. Ladies so disappointed aro strongly advised lo consult the highly qualified lady representative of tho "Natura" Health Co., Melbourne, on her noxt visit, and learn how tho blessing of motherhood can be made cr»sily possible by means of the wonderful "Natura" Homo Treatment, that has brought •'baby" to so many homes, restored thousands ol women and girls to porfoct iiaaith, and saved many from an operation. Nn eharee whatever is mado for consulta tion or advice. Noxt visit takes place on Friday .lune 12. when she may ho seen at ilia Korumlmrra Hotel from i) a.m. to 4 ;>.m. Meanwhile send 2.1 for freo Health Guide dealing with tho subject to Depart ment Il.J. "Natura" Health Co., 4'.) Elizabeth Street, Melbourne. N.15. Tho Company is still at 4!) Kliznheth IStroet. LVER TARCH THE BEST IN THE WORLD INSIST ON LABELLEP PACKAGES GAVE INSTANT KELIKK. "...

Publication Title: Great Southern Advocate
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Advocate — 4 June 1914

\%**M-ZZ'%$ | ; That is the sons of the New j VEGA Separator I ! The musical hum of beautiful- j ■ ly balanced mechanism— i Growing moro and more Intense— j while the cream flows thicker and I thicker— j And your bank balance gets j bicsror and bigger and bigger f And you chuckle quietly to your- ! - hnOT llttln L Prices of Now Model Vega Separators. 10 Gal.—£3/15/; 65 GaL—£10/10 28 GaL—£7; SO GaL—£16/15 5 Fall Partlculaia Dept^c. } Buckeye Harvester Co., : 42-60 FRANCIS ST., MEBB. I; BHrjetto Arents Wanted. j ; A- GOOD BUSINESS SUIT AT" A REASONABLE PRICE YOUR MEASURE. FOR 35/ Try one o£ these Suits and you' will be agreeably surprised'at? their marvellous value —you have the pick of the largest variety in' Australia of Suitings' in the latest shades and designs to choose from; ALL- ONE PRICE. Ordering- elsewhere; is' sheer waste otj money;; m" the Suit I; make for 35/- is equal; to anything else at' 70/-; Patterns, S!M. form| and tape' sfent to' any address. Pit and Style Guarante...

Publication Title: Great Southern Advocate
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
News and Notes. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Advocate — 4 June 1914

News and Notes. :o: ■ A Methodist rainistor. addressing a meeting at Ballarat recently, said he bettered in langbtcr in church, aud anyone v»l.o could not laugh in a aaored edifice was not hhj tort. The of ('tod should fie a place of happiness. He went further and said qorae pi npl j c uld not hav-> a picnic without hp!in; a prayer meeting on. to it. IJ.- nj-iyed picnic?, he said-. ■ • nd alsn pr ye- meetings, but did not -itc• • thr-tn • j6 liife is full ot' toil and trouble, Li yell llliVuko it so, And one's worries all seem double, When you welcome woe, Do not look For sot tow, I.ook the other way; Take Woods' Peppermint Cure to-morrow You'll bo bright and gay. Do you realise the increased re.-f • ponsibility you are now carrying since I,lie Workers' Compensation Ac? became law ? Are you aware that • after a certain ii.xed date if you only ■ employ a servant girl, washerwoman,-" office boy or any casual hand in your trade or business yon must insure. This is mandatory and a se...

Publication Title: Great Southern Advocate
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
ART CRITICISM. Complimentary and Otherwise. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Advocate — 4 June 1914

ART CRITICISM. Complimentary and' Otherwise.' Rossetti, who was much given";to procrastination", was constantly" tell ing- Whistler of an" idea' bo"bad' for a picture; but* each tinie' Whistler in quired as to"the"progress'of'the idea Rossetti" would eVade the" issue',' not having done a"' stroke' of work' in- the direction' indicated, and wbuld'instead begin' to" talk of his literary' ventures! Finally, one day when' Whistler' mis chievously. put the usual question: "And how is the picture coming on?" Hossetti, ignoring"tire.:question, said: "Jimmy, I've a neat little sonnet here I'd like to; rea;d you:" Jimmy sighed and submitted. At the next meeting ! between*, the. friends Rossetti toldj Whistler , that .lie'had not yet finished j the picture, but that he had a frame ! for it Whistler inspected "the frame, a fine, piece, of ..Florentine work,-but said nothing^ Eventually the procras tinating" .Hossetti- .actually' did com plete tne-picture of. which he'had talk-; ed so much; and...

Publication Title: Great Southern Advocate
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
new Toboggan. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Advocate — 4 June 1914

new Toboggan. 1 3 i'lio boys hail made good use of tlie " •toep liill in their search for Win cr sport, and their sleds and bobs Bad" vorn a track down the hill, where thq ■now hatl turned to ioe. A gentleman, whom we will call Mr.) Jhestorfield (he was really very tw ite), collided with « fat woman just at he brow of the hill, iost his footing iud fell; the woman fell also, landing in ton of the"*polite gentlemau. And lown the hill they went, Mr. Chester-,. old forming a toboggan on which. F.it lady rode in safety. Faster, i«tor they went down the icy incline, ot stopping until the foot of the hill '.•is reached. Then the fat lady; senrd a very wenlt voice saying, "Par 'on me, miulani; yon will have to g«t ' IF now—tliis is as far as I go."

Publication Title: Great Southern Advocate
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
DOWNRIGHT HONESTY. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Advocate — 4 June 1914

DOWNRIGHT" HONESTY. * * - I ' "Downright honesty- is hard"to' find;" I j exclaimed' a' pessimistic gentleman. j A"'well-known literary lady replied, "I hope not.' When yoii find it where you expected to, it attract 3 no notice. It is a matter or course; and' softie times you find it when- ; oil are not looking for it. ; "Several years ago my husband and j I were' hunting for colonial landmark-* j in one of the oldest quarters of New ; Yorlt City, when we were attracted by j a pretty display of lingerie and small ; Silk goods in the window of-a'little ; haberdashery shop. We stopped to . admire, and finally weiit in. The shop keepers were foreigners, .1 man and his wife. Their politeness their bro ken English, and their low prices , were irresistible, and we made sever- . al purchases. " 'We soli cheap. It pay best—an' zare be only she an' me," the man said: and his wife echoed,' 'are be only lie an' me,' and wont on with a path etic little story of the baby that died. 'But it he bes...

Publication Title: Great Southern Advocate
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
Exile for Old Maids. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Advocate — 4 June 1914

Exile for Old Maids. The Kev. Eliner Huffnor, of Grand • uiic.iuu, Colorado, lias raised a storm r" criticism and jirot-est by a aerriion . . iiic-h lie preached just before his re guation, and iu which he adtocatad •.lib oxile to if barren island of all., •old maids'' as "waste hutfianity.^ no clergyman is now receiving lett&a iom every purl of the country Jrtl^ luting against tho sermon, and point* iig out that a great many of tho • orld's greatest wumen past and •resent., were "old maids." One lat er concludes with the suggestion that if it iveie not fur tho dear old maids, i'Iio are great Church-workers, bene iceut givers, and so forth, muuy, ireachers would lose their jobs." -Mr. Huffner has received a letter rom .Miss Helen Gould, who is worth .lany millions of dollars, and who has jivuii a groat amount of inonev to 'iirther religious, philanthropic, and ■liantable work. The letter is a • iturdy defence of "bachelor girls." Hiss Gould admits that- she herself is i spin...

Publication Title: Great Southern Advocate
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Advocate — 4 June 1914

NO PLAUDITS unr<r£,i\aoi iN REGARD AS A BECnUITING BEVERAGE; IT also HAS A saluta'hy EFFECT GPI THE KIDNEYS. PIGS and CALVES 8TONE and CO. (Regd.)i ROBERT SCHULTE, Proprietor. WHOLESALE meat salesman, METROPOLITAN MEAT MARKET, NORTH' MELBOURNE. Are open' to Receive Carcase Pork' antT Veal Auy Duy During the Week/ Sales' Daily. Highest Prices Realised. Latest Cold Storage Chambers. Prompt Account Sales. Correspondence Invited. See oiir Weekly Report's tn Market' Reports. Send your faded, shabby cos tume to be treated by the famous Lawrence process, which gives a new lease of life to garments that otherwise would be dis carded. No one but yourself will' know that the very smart dress you get back has merely been cleaned, renovated or dyed— it looks like new 1 The effect is surprising—the cost distinctly low. fx'ORTHCOTE FREE I my torkteti " The Art of Dyeing," giving de» tailed cost, and showing by pictures and dticrip* front the new frcctss titrated at my works, Strd for./...

Publication Title: Great Southern Advocate
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Advocate — 4 June 1914

POULTRY FOE EXPORT. All Classes" wanted. wVb'tiy by live weight. Crater lent. No. Commission or Cartage Charged. Chickens" & . Ducklings, 6d lb. Old B^i'wlfl Jrom',2/- to 4/6 pair, any breeds^ .PAVID; HYLAND & SONS, BBNNITT'S FREEZING WORKS, MELBOURNE.

Publication Title: Great Southern Advocate
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
Meteorological Humor. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Advocate — 4 June 1914

Meteorological Humor. An Irish jarvey was driving an Eng lish^'.visitor on' a bitterly cold day through'the'.wilds of Corinemara. They • . b&t&tnfe'very-sociable on the -way, and the^ native; in a burst of confidence, pointed out a shebeen where the "best potlieen' in* the country" might be obtained. The Englishman, only too glad of an opportunity of warm ing himself, offered refreshment, and the offer was readily accepted. 'Tis a very cold day for these parts, Pat," remarked the tourist. "'Tis, yer honor!" replied Pat. He raised his glass, and the contents speedily vanished. "And there's truth in tlie old sayin'," he added, smacking his lips suggestively, " 'Wan swallow niver made a summer'!"

Publication Title: Great Southern Advocate
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Advocate — 4 June 1914

FOB CHILDREN TEETHING, there Is .notliinir.equal to ICERNOT'ip SOOTH ING' POWDERS. They are a safe and certain remedy; 1/- pkts.; posted 1/1 stamps: KERNOT, Chemist. GEELONG. ..Visitor: I suppose you are mam ma[s,darling? little Girl: No; I am my mamma's moving picture. ... Visitor: Your mamma's' moving pic ture? Little Girl: Yes; she is always tell ing5 mc that I' should'-be" seen and not heard! _ PITT'S POISONED WHEAT. For . destroying Rats, Mice, Sparrows •nd, Parrots, etc. It is thb only certain and - IfCnuIne preparation. ' Rofubo : 111 imitations. In C3. (larse'-l/-) yellow packets; —77pgnr_D%,6t5!"a¥y'"9i-!D^Ssm^7— make'you" fbrgbt.al). other .troubles," said Arteriius Ward! And many of life's irritating little thorns are bless ings in disguise, for in one way or an other they help us to bear greater and more serious troubles. "Economy is a way of spending money, without getting any fun out of it," said'.soriieone the other day. One must be careful, of course, but too many pe...

Publication Title: Great Southern Advocate
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
Delays on the Line. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Advocate — 4 June 1914

Delays'on the Line. . A long-suffering traveller on a single-track railway ventured to com plain to..the guard of the exasperating unpunctuaiity of the service. The guard .remonstrated in indignation. "I've been on this line now upwards of eight years—:—" he began. "Have you indeed?" interrupted the pasi^nger,. sympathetically. "At what station did you get in?"

Publication Title: Great Southern Advocate
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
Leading Up To It. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Advocate — 4 June 1914

Leading Up To It. Young Hopeful: Papa, it worries me iwful to think how much trouble 1 five mamma. Papa: She hasn't complained. Young Hopeful: No, she's very pa Kent, But she often sends me to the stores for things, and the stores are I good way off, and 1 Know she gets eross waitin', when she's in a hurry. Papa: Not often, 1 fancy. Young Hopeful: Oh, she's -most al ways in a hurry. She gets everything til ready for baking, an' finds at the last minute she hasn't any yeast; or the gets a puddin' all mixed, and finds ihe hasn't any nutmeg or something; in' then she's in an awful stew, 'cause the oren is all ready, and may be com pany comin'; and I can't run a very long distance you know, and I feel stcful sorry for poor mamma. Papa: Well, what can we do about it? Young Hopeful: I was thlnkln' you might get me a bicycle!

Publication Title: Great Southern Advocate
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
Deserted from the Army. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Advocate — 4 June 1914

Deserted from the Army. A line of navvies, who were digging t trench on a country road, delegated one of their number to fetch water to quench their thirst from a tap out lide the nearest cottage. The man who performed this task had been several times to the tap before he saw any of the inmates of the cottage. On his fifth visit, however, he saw a wo man bending over the tap filling a pail, and as the navvy came up she turned and looked at him. "So it's you, is it?" said the woman "Well, you- see that constable coming up the road? He's your old comrade Bill Jones, and my husband. . Whei be reaches nie I'll put him on youi track. You've got u start of three hundred yards. Make the most ol It." The navvy did so. Dropping his tins and seizins Tiif eoat, he sped down the long line ol his astonished mates, who were pres eptlyj'further amazed to see the con ■tablfcr after a word with his wife, •tart ;ln,pursuit. . _ : The navvy was an ofd swectjioart oi the soman's, whom he bad ciuelij ji...

Publication Title: Great Southern Advocate
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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