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Love In A Mist. A STORY OF KATOOMBA. [Newspaper Article] — Democrat — 2 October 1915
Love In A Mist. A STORY OP KATOOMBA. (Written specially for the 'Democrat' by Zara.) It was a beautiful spring. day, and the gar den of 'Havelyn' was looking; its best. The beautifully trimmed lawn made a charming background for the many colored flowers, nodding and dancing in- the sunshine. Somewhere a child's happy voice, bub bling with laughter, could be heard, accom panied Dy tne barking or a collie dog. The whistling of the gardiner, the click clack of the snips, as. he clipped1 the hedges round the flower beds, a 11 told the joy that spring brougn. 'Oh, you jealous doggy. I don't love you any. more; you have frightened poor pussy nearly to death,' came the piping voice , again, whereat ihe dog slunk away to lie down at the feet of a man sitting reading a paper on one of the garden seats. He was a man of about twenty-eight years of age, six feet in height, a strong well-built figure with slightly drooping shoulders, a rugged countenance, and deep set eyes, and a head of dark br...
THERE'S SOME CAUSE. [Newspaper Article] — Democrat — 2 October 1915
THERE'S SOME CAUSE. When there is a tickling feeling in the throat you may rest assured there is some cause, probably inflammation. Take Cham berlain's Cough Remedy at once and you will realise its quick, soothing and healing influence. Not only does Chamberlain's Cough Remedy reduce the inflammation, but it also strengthens the throat, making it stronger* and more able to resist disease. Sold everywhere.
KILL THE FLIES. [Newspaper Article] — Democrat — 2 October 1915
KILL THH FLIES. The spring is here and people have the chance to reduce materially disease and death during the approaching summer. House flies are as yet comparatively few. Everyone of them should be killed on s'ght. They are more merciless enemies than the Germans and the Turks. A single female ny is capable ot laying tour batches of eggs before she dies, although numbers of them die shortly after laying one batch of about 150. If 1(30 eggs emerge as adult flies, then the progeny of that single fly will amount to something like 6,488,560,000,000. Plies have been captured at random in the .dwel lings of man and about the streets and sub jected to a careful examination under the mic roscope, to ascertain the number of disease they carried. The number of microbes on each fly was found to average from 500 to about (5,000,000. The average for 414 flies showed over a million microbes per fly. Every fly is a purveyor of filth, putrescence, and disease. Milk was carefully sterilised to de...
SCRATCHED FURNITURE. [Newspaper Article] — Democrat — 2 October 1915
SCRATCHED FURNITURE. To remove scratches on furniture, rub with almpnd oil. Several applications may be necessary. Camphorated oil is a simple remedy for improving the scratched or de-v faced surface of any article of furniture. If old furniture requires mending by reglue ing, carefully scrape off all old glue before making a fresh application.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Democrat — 2 October 1915
JUST THE CHRISTMAS GIFT FOR YOUR BOY AT THE FRONT. Don Crisp. IN BOOK FORM. In response of hundreds of enquiries, Mr. Clifton lias decided to issue the serial just completed in our columns in book form. There will be two kinds of binding, one in a handsome cloth cover and a cheaper one with- paper cover. As only a limited number are being printed ii is imperative that early applica tion be made for copies. - This volume will make an excellent sub stitute for the usual 'Xraas card, besides which, being a product of a native of the town and district, it will have more than the usual intrinsic value. We believe this Is the first occasion that a native has pub lished a book of his own in Lithgow. It will be just the thing for 'Our Soldier . Boys' fighting our cause in the Dardanelles - as well as being just the thing for the boy or the girl. . . Orders for copies may, be left at the ^Democrat' office, or at Isiey and Crowne'a, Doclcerton's, Mrs. , Lascelles, or Burke's, %\l of Main-stre...
Eight-Hour Committee. [Newspaper Article] — Democrat — 2 October 1915
Eight-Hoar Committee. ^ Tho usual weekly meeting of the above ^ was hejd in the Trades Hall on Wednesday night last, when the following answered the roll call:— Messrs. Summons (vice-president, who occupied the chair for the greater part of the evening; Mr. Dixon, president, oc cupying it for the remainder), Thomas, E. Jones, . Collins, Barwell, McKeith, R. T. . Grant, O'Reilly, Harrington, Dow, N. Jones, T. Jones, Delahunty, Wallace, Carroll, Willis, Brooks, S. Smith, Godden, Dunn, Blackball, Coleman,, Steele, Field, Stalker, Robinson, and Northey (sec). Apologies were received from Messrs. At tenburough and Cullen (who va-j ? 1 '? * Mr. Lamb, scout master, wrote asking leave for the Methven Scouts to inarch in the procession. Mr. Deiahunty: This nukes a person won der if it is an eight hour procession or not. The request was granted. Mr. Dooley wrote stating he would see the Comptroller of Stores re. flags for decorative purposes. Mr. Pedersen, secretary A.S.E., wrote stating that...
TO MAKE CANDLES. [Newspaper Article] — Democrat — 2 October 1915
TO MAKE CANDLES. To make candles you will require a mould, which might be constructed at home with a little ingenuity. Cut up the fat, and to each twelve pounds add two pounds of beeswax. Place these ingredients in a large boiler, and boil it in water for one long hour. Let it stand till cold. Take out the cake of fat, and scrape the under part, which will be quite soft. Make a weak lye. Then cut up the fat again and add to it two pounds of alum and two pounds of tal low, Put on the fire again and skim all scum while the mixture simmers. When cold take the lump 1'i'om the water, render down and pour into the candle mould.
IN PREFERENCE TO ANY OTHER. [Newspaper Article] — Democrat — 2 October 1915
IN PREFERENCE TO ANY OTHER. With old age comes inactive bowel move ments and .sluggish liver. Old folks should never use physics that are harsh and ir ritating for they aggravate the trouble. We unhesitatingly recommend Chamberlain's Tablets in preference to any other medicine for aged people. Chamberlain's Tablets are gentle and soothing in their action and are in every way reliable and beneficial to the whole system. Sol deverywhere.
TO CLEAN OILCLOTH. [Newspaper Article] — Democrat — 2 October 1915
TO CLEAN OILCLOTH. Never use soap in the water when clean ing oilcloth, it fades the colors and breaks up the paint. Ammonia also is to be avoid ed, because it gives the cloth a dull, dead look. Take a clean flannel-cloth and apply clean water, which is finally to be removed by soaking it up with the washing .cloth again, after it has been wrung out. The piece of clean flannel or course crash. After the oilcloth has become thoroughly dry. ap ply it to some warm linseed oil.
THE CARE OF SILVER. [Newspaper Article] — Democrat — 2 October 1915
THE CARE OF SILVER. Silver teapots when in constant use, should every week be filled with boiling water, to which a lump of soda is added, and be allowed to stand several hours. The in side of the teapot should then be washed and scrubbed in several hot waters, a small brush being used for the purpose.
General News. [Newspaper Article] — Democrat — 2 October 1915
General News. A mouse scares a woman almost as badly as a milliner's bill scares a man. * »' ' * * The chap that hasteneth to get rich quick diggeth many a pit under the 'racecourse scales. * K * * ' James Guthrie, a native of Scotland, died at Cootamundra last week at the great age of 107 years. ? * * * *. The coal trade is reported to be very brisk at Cullen Bullen, about 170 men being em ployed at the local colliery. * * si * The period .allowed Income papers for fur nish'ng returns in connection with the war tax has been extended to November 15. * * ? * * Members of both Houses of Parliament are to be. asked to give their services In the State recruiting campaign, which com mences on October 11. * * * * The Seventh Day Adventists must be pretty strong at Quirindi, for a local paper states that they are calling tenders for the erection of a church in that, centre. * « ♦ * The Dubbo stock inspector reports that rabbits, are not causing much trouble throughout the district. Million...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Democrat — 2 October 1915
JBe/bre. fiftw Every Patient is a Pleased Patient. Time and again our Patients remark how pleased tliey are with our work. PAINLESS EXTRAC TONS ARE OUR SPECIALITY.. and our method of Extraction is Positively Painless:. We use an anaesthetic which 1»hs been proved safe. It does not injure the gums, affect theheart, or leave any of the1 depressing after-effects so frequently felt after an extraction. We will extract ANY tootli, and guarantee not to cause a twinge of pain. DON'T SUFFER ! Come here to-day and let us prove we can extract Teeth without pain. , PAINLESS EXTRACTIONS. 2s. Gd. IWIO^£*& M, SAVERS thf- painless dentists, main street IVD-iuy%9«=& %3L ^B^ V Kiira*S» E.AST (opposite Supply).
Australians to Be Shot to Give "Pommies" a Job. (To the Editor.) [Newspaper Article] — Democrat — 2 October 1915
Australians to Be Shot to Give 'Pommies' a Job. (To the Editor.) Sir, — Allow ine a little space to reply to ?'Pomniie Vee Dee. He ran Australian wo men down by saying they were all for the frying pan and false teeth. I hardly know what he is driving at, but I think he is no man when he has to stoop to run Australian women clown. Australians never run pom niie women down. I say emphatically that Australian women, on the whole, are good cooks, and are also finely built women. There is one thing to be said about Austra m lian women — it they do have a business of m any kind and their husbands are working, M they do not go out washing besides and M . keep other poor women (possibly widows) I out of work. The Pommie women are never ;l satisfied — they will run boarding houses, fl fruit and grocery shops, while their hus I bands work in the Small Arms Factory, and ?1 after that, will take on any job that comes $1 along. Greedy, greedy, greedy; never sat '1 isfied. This is the sort of thi...