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MOTHER'S JOB. [Newspaper Article] — Korong Vale Lance and North West Advertiser — 13 June 1914
MOTHER'S JOB. "A mother is simply a beast of bur Ben at the present day. and is treated as if she were of no consequence."—. From a letter by Mrs. Nellie Kinchins ton, who is assumed to bo "Mrs." be cause of her intimate knowledge of Mother's job. Shove it on to Mother, Mother takes the lot, Mother totes the baby Wintry days or hot; Mother carts the cabbage In a little bag. Every time the familee Goes on some excursion spree, Beach or bushland picnic tea. Mother humps the swag. Billy's pants are going, Mother gets a job; Kitchen floor is dirty, Mother takes the swab; Trouble in the union. Father's out of work, Vital principles at stake. Capital must bend or break, While there is the rent to make, Mother mustn't shirk. Mother does the shopping, Weather dry or damp, We have got hor listed As a cargo tramp; Just another bundle On to Mother's load; Bowed with years of toil and care, Showing signs of wear and tear, Doing everybody's share, Mother takes the road. Mother hauls the waggon, ...
HARM IN GLOOMY HOUSEHOLDS. [Newspaper Article] — Korong Vale Lance and North West Advertiser — 13 June 1914
HARM IN GLOOMY HOUSEHOLDS. Boys and girls are often spoiled by parental gloom. -The iather never unbends. The mother's rheumatism hurts so slie does not see how little Maggie can ever laugh. ClilldiBh curiosity is denounced as impertin ence. The dining-room is a parlia ment, and everything In everlasting order. Balls and tops in that house are a nuisance, and the play tha£ the boy is expected most to relish is geo m try, a little sweetened with the chalk o[ blackboards. For cheerful reading, the father recommends Young's "Night Thoughts" and Har vey's "Meditations Among the Tombs." At the first chance, the boy will break loose. With one grand leap he will clear the catechisms. He will •burst away into all riotous living. He will be so glad to get out of Egypt that he will jump into the lied Sea. The hardest colts to catch are those that have a long while been locked up. Restraints are necessary, but there must be some outlet. Too high a dam will ->--erflo\v and inundate all thy m...
EDDINGTON SPECIAL SHEEP AND CATTLE SALE. [Newspaper Article] — Korong Vale Lance and North West Advertiser — 13 June 1914
Eddington Si'3c:al Siissp and Cattls Sals. Messrs Alf. E. Wa'lis and Co. asso ciated with Wiilerslirt' an I Forbes, report having conduct id a special sheep and cattle sale at Kudington on Wed nesday, June 3rd, when an exception ally heavy yarding of sheep and cattle came forward. S.ieop.~5878 penned and of thn Numbjr52j7 were sold. All classes were fully represented. Ab iut 3000 crnsist d of xl r.-ds. c' i fly g o I breeding e.vt s with odd lots of special xbred wethers and weaners. T e ri mainder of th_■ sup ly was made u.i with small lines of merino a aJ come back ewes and wethers. There was n l.ir^u a t:ndance of local and outside £,r z'ers ami deal'. r> present, buyers coming f'.>111 j lmo;e, liendifio, Korong Vale, Maro:ig, Ki r..ng, Wedderburn, S.vaa Hill, Coro-.i, In'tcvvojd and Ro chester, aid eiuiMquently competition was well sustained urn u^liout, although bjyers acted cau iously on account of the d.-y spell, and values for good sliee j were, il anythi ]?, .slightly...
DREAMS AND NIGHT TERRORS. [Newspaper Article] — Korong Vale Lance and North West Advertiser — 13 June 1914
DREAMS AND NIGHT TERRORS. "Anyone who has not the nature of a cabbage is neurotic," said Dr. Leon ard Guthrie in a lecture on "The Ner vous Child" before the Child Study Socicty. He gave no definite advice as to what should be done "with ner vous children, but he asked that they should be treated with sympathy, and that their parents should not put down all the children's troubles to some form of organic disease. 1-Ie de scribed the. night-terrors of nervous children as occurring between the years of Lhree and eight, if the child suffers from slight indigestion, he he said, it is seldom terrified by pain, 'but by horrible faces. A stuffy bed room will make it dream of being strangled. Cold limbs often cause a child to get terrors of icebergs or ava anches, and lying in an uncom fortable position brings dreams of tor ture chambers. All its mental re spouses to sensations are quadrupled in its dreamB, and they bring on in tensified memories of past troubles only faintly connected with...
Markets. KORONG VALE PRODUCE MARKET [Newspaper Article] — Korong Vale Lance and North West Advertiser — 13 June 1914
EVlark^ts. Korong Vale Produce Market Wheat, 3s 8d. Oats, Is lOcl Flour, 15s 6:1 Potatoes, Gj. Onions, 10s. E^, Is 4 1 Butter—Factory, Is 2d ,, Dairy, to Is Che33G, lOd ; Bacon, Is Bran, Is 1:1 Pollard, Is Id Cha.'t', .£4
A Winner. [Newspaper Article] — Korong Vale Lance and North West Advertiser — 13 June 1914
A Winner. A deeply religious and benevolent old lady living In South Loudon has had a rather startling experience. The other day her compassion was aroused by a poorly-clad and wretched-looking man whom she saw passing her house. Talcing a half-sovereigu • from her nurse alio wrapped the coin in a piece of paper, on which she wrote the ex hortation "Never say die." When the maid delivered the note to the mail he thanlced her, looked up at the livise, and walked away. Next day he called and asked to see . the mistress. The maid was a little dubious, "it's the poor man you gave the half-sovereign to, ma'am, mid he won't tell me what he wants." "Is he sober?" asked the lady. •' "Yes, ma'am." .■ !> "Then show him in." When the man entered the draw ing-room he promptly plaead £6 on the table, remarking "There you are, lady. ,lt won right enough at nine to one, and you was tha only, person in the road what backed it."
BENDIGO LIVE STOCK. [Newspaper Article] — Korong Vale Lance and North West Advertiser — 13 June 1914
Bendiqo Live Stock. • Cattle,- 52!) yarded. Good useful to prime pens of light to medium Weight bullocks were di tributed tbroj?h the sale, with an odd pen of two of hi avy weights, the greater portion beh&lt; of medium and useful cows. Best bjefo.i ■ the leg was selling at about a8s per lUOlbs, with good useful beef to 32s 15J perlOOIbs. (juotations-~Prime bullocks from £12 10s to £14 17s 6d, good uai-ful sorts from £9 5s to £11 10s, medium oorts from £7 15s to £9 ; prime cowa from £9 to £10 15s, good useful cow n from £7 15s to £8 153,' medium sor 8 from £4 123 G I to £7 ; vealers to £5 17s, Shoe;-,—About 2633 penne(\ Tna bulk ot the supply consisted of cross breds. In the auction sales the demand throughout was Very firm, and although there were slight fluctua>ions the mar ket closed to a goad Competition lor anything killable. The.e was njt sjoh u good atiendance as u-ual of tho farmers and graziers, but for any deceit lines of good sheep there i-i a strong demand. Qu...
FROM VARIOUS SOURCES. [Newspaper Article] — Korong Vale Lance and North West Advertiser — 13 June 1914
FROM VARIOUS SOURCES. Adrian Volancourt was a tall, palo. ;; serious young man oarning thirty-five shillings a wool: as a solicitor's cler't His heart was pure and oagor, and his physical beauty was such as to make young women cast sidelong oyoB of marvel as they passed him. Glad eyes, In [act. To him came a Cradle Snatchor in the shape of the land lady's daughter. "If you're good," she said to her victim, "you shall hafc some treacle-pudding." It was that fatal trenclo-pudding that lured poor Adrian to his doom. It was as deadly as Mr. Pickwick's "chops and tomato sauce." From treacle-pudding Clssle quickly advanced to the darning of . Adrian's socks and the serving on of Adrian's buttons. Young men, never ■ lot a Cradle-Snatcher darn your socks or sow on your buttons. It Is tho be ginning of tho end. The next movo of the artful Cie'sie was to put flowers In Adrian's room. That trick softened his Innocent young heart, and then came the terrible evening when Cis sle found him sittin...
BENDIGO GRAIN MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Korong Vale Lance and North West Advertiser — 13 June 1914
Bendigo Grain Market, Hay—Oaten ehdaves, &'i per ton; wheaten, £2, Wheat, 3s 8jd per bushel. Oats, Is 8d. Strato, 30s to 35s. Flour, £8 16s. Bran, £6 6s, Pollard, £5 15s. Cape barley, 2s 8d, Potatoes — Carme'ns £5 to £5 10s ; Pinkeyes, £4 10s to £4 16s, Onions'— Brown Spanish, £7 10s to £8, Swedes, £5. CarfotB, £310s to £4.
CENTRAL GLADSTONE ASSOCIATION. [Newspaper Article] — Korong Vale Lance and North West Advertiser — 13 June 1914
Central Gladstone Associa tion. The opening matches in cannectbn with the above associ ition were played on Saturday. Last year's premier.?, Wycliitella, on their own ground, were easily defeated by their neighbours from Buckrabanyule. P. Arundell um pire!. At Borung t'.ie local men prjved toj strong for Mysia, the scores bei:ig —Borung, 4 goals 10 behinds ; Mysia, I goal G behinds. The clubs were re presented by the following teams :— Borung—Speer (■!), Andrews (21., liell (2), Potter, Griffiths, Keilar, Eeles, J. Vernon, Davern, RadclifTe, Bird and Gray ; Mysia — Chalmers (5), Dick, Fisher (2), Rollinson (2), Ward, Gook, Ritchie, Allen, McDonald, Steel, O'Donnell (2). W. Griffiths was elected captain of Korung and A. Chalmers was given charge of the Mysia eighteen. A slight breeze assisted llorung in the first quarter, and they did most of the -attacking, one goal, kicked from a mark by R. Speer, nnd five behinds was th ir tally for the term. Mysia failed to score. In the second q...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Korong Vale Lance and North West Advertiser — 13 June 1914
Rheumatism in Arms and Legs. Zaiii-Puk Splendid fur Swellings mid DcepSeated I'uiiiH. The remarkable pain-killing and soothing cpudities of Zaiu-15uk have been proved again and again. It soaks into akin, flesh and muscle, and simply drives pain out. "As a remedy for rheumatism in the arms and legs and fov sciatica," says Mr Alex. Uobertsun, of 143 Maitland St., Dunedin, N.Z i "I have found Zam-Buk splendid. The last attack I had was a par ticularly severe one, and it caused me to cry out in pain whenever anyone happened to touch me, I was forever trying dillerent liniments and lotions from the chemists, but they were like so much wnter. One embrocation that a friend induce 1 me to try cost 5s a bottle but it was uo better than the rest. M At length I was persuaded to get n pot of Zjm-Buk. I first bathed my shoulders and joints, and then by rubbing.Z un-Buk well in got it right down into the pores 1 experienced great south ng ease even after the first application of the balm. I perse...
GLADNESS. [Newspaper Article] — Korong Vale Lance and North West Advertiser — 13 June 1914
GLADNESS. Oh, take the little blessings To-day now otters you. 'Twill bring good cheer to-morrow More plainly into view. Forget the little troubles, Refuse to hug tliem tight, And when you've ceased your vigils," They'll vanish from your sight. Then soon you'll be so Ijusy In making others glad. You'll llnd no time is left you For thinking, "I am sad!" —Ellon A. Dow, in Santa Monica (Cal.) Outlook.
THE MARRIAGE MARKET. A LIST OF WIVES. [Newspaper Article] — Korong Vale Lance and North West Advertiser — 13 June 1914
THE MARRIAGE MARKET. A LIST OF WIVES. Sydney lms si matrimonial agency which supplies a catalogue of eligible brides and bridegrooms with height, weight, color, and temperament duly recorded. A litigant describing his speculations in the. marriage market to tho court stated that he ran tliroug'i the catalogue and brought his cholcc down to two. On application, he got tho photographs of the lots offered, but one he throw ovor, and the other threw him over. There used to bo a regular trade papor called tho "Matri monial News" published In Melbourne, but either' it' has dropped out or the present writer,'having turned to othor interests, has lost sight of the sheet. In his young aud aspiring days ho wu-j offered tho editorship, but fled when informed that he might bo called upon occasionally to aoL as best mau at weddings' provoked by his. own con nubial paragraphs.
LADIES' LETTER. By "Ireno," In Melbourne. [Newspaper Article] — Korong Vale Lance and North West Advertiser — 13 June 1914
LADIES' LETTER. By "Ireno," In Melbourne. A quaint but plalntlvo story come.1 front one of our suburbs. Two poor 1 sehool-mistrossoB found their Uttle | Bhilllng-a-woek school was inadequate 1 for bread and rent. They tried to soil a handsome mantle, roltc of a moneyed past. Tho motlior of a pu pil wbb Induced to purchase. Slu named her own terms—tlmo-payincnt one shilling por week. The sisters agreed. An extra shilling a week was full of moaning to the in. But suddenly tho child of thla mother ntayed away. Days and woeks passed and sho did not return. The motlior continued payment until tho debt was eleared off. Thon tho shilling tor the mnntlo ceased and the child re turned to school. The child did not lose much. And tho poor little school-mlstressoB, who are not as good at arithmetic as at "accomplish ments," are still pondering over the profit and loss of U>oir transaction. Said Captain Brownlow, R.A.N., speaking on Empire Day: "1 think girls should have compulsory training a...
THE GENTLE CHAUFFEUR. [Newspaper Article] — Korong Vale Lance and North West Advertiser — 13 June 1914
THE GENTLE CHAUFFEUR. Mayor Harrison, of Chicago, was be ing congratulated at a lunclicon on his ordinance forbidding chauffeurs to blow their horns in the crowded busi ness sections of the city. '"Chauffeurs think," he said, "that they need only blow their horns and the pedestrians will leap out of the way. Let the chauffeur drive with care, remembering that the pedes trians' right is supreme. "Why, if something isn't now done, the chauffeurs in their arrogance will be getting up a horn code for pedes trians to learn and obey—a code something like this— "One toot: Throw a quick -back headspring for the sidewalk. "Two toots: Dive over the car. "Three toots:. Lie down calmly; it is too late to escape; 'but we ivill go over you as easily as possible if you keep very still. "One long and two sbort toots: Throw yourself forward and we will save both your arms. "One short and 3W0 long toots: Throw yourself backward and one leg will be saved. "Four toots: It's all up with you, but we prom...
HER BONNET. [Newspaper Article] — Korong Vale Lance and North West Advertiser — 13 June 1914
HER BONNET. When mooting bells began to toll, Ami pious follai began to pasa, She deftly Lied her bonnet on, The saber meeting lasB, All In her nent, white-curtained room, before her tiny looking-glass. So nicely round her lady cheeks, She smoothed her bands of cloasy hair, And Innocently wondered if Her bonnet did not make lier fair; Then sternly chid her foolish heart for harboring such fancies there. So square she tied the satin strings. And set the bows beneath her chin, Then smiled to see how sweet sho looked, Then thought her vanity a sin. And she must put such thoughts away before the sermon should begin. But, 'sitting 'neath the preached word, Demurely in her father's pew. She thought about her bonnet still. Yes, all the parson's sermon through, About its pretty bows and buds, which better than the text sbh knew. Yet, sitting there wlili peaceful face. The reflex of her simple soul, Slie looked to be a very saint, And maybe, was one, on the whole, Only that her pretty bonnet...
JEWELLER'S STOCK OF OLD LONDON FOUND UNDERGROUND. [Newspaper Article] — Korong Vale Lance and North West Advertiser — 13 June 1914
JEWELLER'S STOCK OF OLD LONDON FOUND UNDERGROUND. Kather more than a year ago a Inrge quantity of jewellery and other examples of the work of the silver smith mul the goldsmith of the six teenth ccntury was unearthed In a spot not far from St. Paul's Cathe dral in London. It Is supposed that this collection once formed the en tire stock of a jowellor's aliop and had been secreted either in Elizabethan or Jacobean times for some unknown purpose. AH the articles were In per fect preservation when found. The diucovery was not innde public until lately, when some pieces of jewellery were displayed in the British museum. Amongst these, which are to bo seen In tlio "Anglo-Saxon, foreign Teutonic and later Jewellery" room, ore three rings. One Is sot with light small em eralds encircling a large emerald; an ther contains a central sapphire, nnd a third a stone of a reddish tint. There Is also a small, pendant 'bearing a blue heart-shaped stone and orna mented with enamel In a fine design, ...
False Economy. [Newspaper Article] — Korong Vale Lance and North West Advertiser — 13 June 1914
: False Economy. He loll it would be extravagance to call in; a man for a little job-like ropacing'ia broken, window-pane, bo he took jthQ measurements very ac curately fLtid went to tlie local shop to buy the glass. "Qylte [a simple job," said the shop man;'" "Hit tact, u child could do the thing In u few minutes," An hour later he presented hlnfself once more jit the shop, the proprietor of which greetod him ch»orful1y With the 'query. "Same slxe, 1 sui'ipose, sir."