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"YE OLDEN DAYS." [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 27 April 1915
"YE OLDEN DAYS." Thirty years ago Bruce peoplo were a flunk and truthful set. Strangers could como thero and trade horses with thoir eyes shut, and breach of promise cage were unknown. Folks meant what they said, and whon they -gave their word thoy stuck to it. .Exactly thirty years, ago a widower from Glengurry County appeared in Kincardine on businoss. The same busi ness carried hiui over to Borvic, eight miles away. " ^ -? While, on . his roadf ho . stopped at a log farmhouse, to warm his cold fingers, lie was wariiily welcomed by tKPpio"-' ncer and his wifo, both of whom wore well along in years. After some general talk, the woman queried: } "Aui 1 right in thinking you are a widower.'" - . "Yes." " . "Did von come here to find a-wife " "Partly." "Did anybody toll you of BuBie " . "Xo." . ; :. " Well, I've got as bouncing a girl of twonty-two as you ever sat eyes on. I Bhc's good-looking, healthy and good tempered, and I think she'll like.your looks." : : . '' Where is she.'" . ...
TURNIPS FOR CATTLE. [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 27 April 1915
TURNIPS FOR CATTLE. 1 In using those roots lor cattle, it is ii practioo. hi ninny jiai ts of the country to give.them.uncut in sheds, yards iu;'J fields. The plan is to bo strongly condemned for tho following reasons . (1); Because tlioYe is a dangor fi eaus : ing choking; (2) the plan is irastd'ui ; (3) the roots are not used to best ad vantage, lis they should sweeten other diet, such as straw and inferior hay. If is a common belief that roots given uu cut are-not- liable to choke, but tlu-y cannot be really, snloly served, milt is properly pulped or cut. When cattle are fed on ivliolo roots, it is tho lust piece that is liable to do the mischief, especially if it b'o the neck; of the ro >t. Then m wholosalo Iceding, there js a I ways great waste from trampling the roots and othenviso ninking thorn dis tastelul. Thoy : arc cold food, con taining as tlioy do, much water. Hence pulping and mixing with chaff until the heap ferments is the best and most economical way. of serving ...
A WEEPING BRIDEGROOM. [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 27 April 1915
A WEEPING BRIDb£ROOM. Tlie following description 01 an amus- . ing bit of experience is given in "Re miniscences of a Soldier." A dinner party was given to Colonel Stuart, just beforo liis marriage, by some bachelor friends. In tho hotel where tho young meu assembled, a number of clergy men of the Presbytery of Abordeon, then in session in tho city, were stay ing. Bent upon having a good time, the young fellows irrevorently played what was termed the "cayenne trick" upon soiuo of tho worthy ministers. Colonel Situavt had sent to London for a now suit of clothes in which to be married, lie wore the suit on this evening that ho might do honour to his friends. Wo let him tell tho rest of tho story: "After the diunor 1 left Aberdeen and went to England to bo married. My father-in-law was so well known in tlic town in whinh ho lived that the roads to tho chureh were crowded ou tho duy of tho ceremony, and tho church itself was crammed. I took my place with my intended brido at tho altar,...
BONE MANURES. [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 27 April 1915
BONE MANURES. There lias been ,1 disposition on the part of ag-ieultural analysts anil pro fessors to depreciate the fertilising value of dissolved l>one mainires, and to express the opinion that mixtures of superphosphate of lime wit!) .1 little sulphate of ammonia or other nitrogen ous material could be defended on to produce oqually good results at a less cost. Greater experience, however, has shown that the old.-fasliioned prefer ence of many farmers, practical and in telligentmen, for a bone manure is not without its justification. A greater knowledge of. the action of. bacteria toadies 11s that these useful organisms ?llourish best who'n there is a Niipply of organic substances in the soil, and it is this organic character of bone manures which makes them more valuable than simple mineral compounds. A pure dis 'solved bono fertiliser, iu which the bone material lias only boon partly dissolved liv acid, or a lioue compound uiauurc containing a considerable proiiortion of the...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 27 April 1915
R Fine Displap OF Deu) Season's Goods At HARCOURT'iS. Various lines of Drapery arc very scarce tliis Season, owing to t-lie War, but Miss TOBITT has just returned from Melbourne with the best ancl latest goods obtainable. We are showing a splendid range in Millinery, Dresses. Mantles, Rain Coats, Ribbons, Velveteens and a splendid assortment of Trimmings and Neck wear. In Millinery we are displaying the latest models in the popular Military and Naval designs. The Commonwealth Government has commandeered the whole of the output of the Australian Woollen Mills, we got in early and secured our Blankets, Rugs, Flannels, etc., and hold full stocks in this department. We are opening a varied range of the Non-inflammable flannelette, the famous "OSMAN." Also a fine assortment of Fancy-work materials which are well worth in spection. MES. WALPOLE, who comes from the city with excellent credentials has re opened the Dressmaking Rooms and will be pleased if customers will book their orders ah...
INTENSIVE FARMING. [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 27 April 1915
INXENSIVE FARMING. 'After'the conclusion ol' the war it is; quite probable that England w.ll ob ' tain a muoh linger proportion of her food supplies from the outlying parts of the Jimpire. This means that the various Jiritish colonies and Dominions may feel assured of a prosperous mar ket for their products, and, as "a con sequence, need experience, no diJli donco in growing what may be required for consumption in the United King dom. jiven at the present time, and previous to tho outbreak of war, there was a greater demand in England, for' certain products than Australia could supply, and while such conditions pre vail, people on the land in..this part of the world can complain of no' -lack of opportunity. So keen has been the demand for meat tor . some years past that herds and flocks in Australasia have been aiforded no opportunity o!, appreciably increasing, inasmuch as a great doal of the stock that .ought to liav0 been reserved for 'breeding 'pur poses lias been slaughtered fo...
Church Services. [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 27 April 1915
Church Services. Presbvterian - Kurramomus 2.30, Violet Town 7.30, MrNorris. Church of England-Mairawecney 11, Stony Creek ?, Violet Town 7.30 Tuesday, S. Confirmation Class. Rev. McEachern. Methodist-Yiolet'.Town 11, Eartaton 3, Violet Town 7.30, lie v\ Edwards; Badda einniel], Boho 3. Mr 1'eacock; Badduginnie 7. Mr Johnson; Upobipotpon 3, Mr Cook; VVarrenbayne West 3, Supply.
THE MASTER PASSION CHAPTER XLVIII. THE GIPSY'S WARNING. [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 27 April 1915
-- - THE --- MASTER PASSION (By Lillian' Ellcrtou). 'UlAPTKK XLVJI1. TUB GIPSY'S WAKNJNG. "X dou't know how it is,'' grumbled Mr. Salomons, down the long expanse of glittering glass and fragrant ilowers which decorated his dinner-tible, "our parties are not what they used to be. I'm not talking of the food, that's pretty much the satin: every season,1 and there's no variety in the length of the bills which crop up afterwards; but the conversation gets so deadly-lively without Beresford to set it going. Duval's here, to bo sure, but ho's not up to the mark, and half the time sits as if ho were almost inclined to have, a nap." "lie's talking enough now," said .Mrs. Downey, the larger, if not the bet ter, half of a wool merchant, looking at the artists with affectionate, middle aged interest. .'I always say if X had met him when 1 was !&lt; girl. Downey wouldn't have had a chance." _ ;:You mean if Duval had wiuked at you .over the edge of his cradle " and Mr. Salomons chuckled....
Violet Town Sentinel Published Every Tuesday Morning TUESDAY, APRIL 27, 1915. AUSTRIA'S PLIGHT. [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 27 April 1915
Violet Cou>ii Sentinel Published Every Tuesday Morning lUKSLUY, APKIL 27, 1915. AUSTRIA'S PLIGHT. THE friction between Austria and Italy is evidently coming to ma. turity, apparently in accord with the designs of both parties. Ger many, for obvious reasons of its owp, wishes by. all and every means to avoid a rupture, an&lt;T has al lowed nothing to stand in the way of "bringing pressure to bear upon both partners of the Triple A1 liance. Short of active assistance ill the lield, .Italy's neutrality lias 'been of tho-'greateat-advantage to. Germany during thevcoursc of the war, and the ?.military authorities, aru loth to allow anything to oc cur. which might precipitate an cutranco of Italy intov the con flict against her former ally. Ger man diplomacy, however, appar ently lias been defeated by strength of the racial animosities between tho other two. In the Italian mind there is a hatred for Aus. tria almost equal to the German feeling so carefully fostered by her again...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 27 April 1915
3KSS s teSTIFY T Ak\!D R&X;Orv»1iVaEND NURSE ENDKES, of Burbon Street, Bundaberg (Q.)i writes: " I was so ill I longed for the hour when I would be at peace." Read her letter: CLEMENTS TONIC LTD. ** Uniil two ycar» ago I followed my profession of LADIES NURSE, residing ihen at Ml. Perry. Ovcrwoilc brought on a TOTAL COLLAPSE OF MY" NERVOUS SYSTEM. I was treated by several doctors, but grew worse, and became so low and suffered so much thai I despaired of. ever ^ being well again; In fact, ONE DOCTOR SAID THE END WAS VERY NEAR; and, indeed, i ONLY LONGED FOR THE i;IOUR WHEN' Iv WOULD BE AT PEACE. A friend, who was most p-r* sistcnt'in her cfTorts, finally made mc try Clements Tonic, AND IT PROVED MY SALVATION. Four bottles saw me up and about, and now, although well advanced in years, ! am strong and active, and well able to look niter the business I have. I ATTRIBUTE THAT ENTIRELY TO CLEMENTS TONIC, AND WOULD BE PLEASED IF YOU WOULD MAKE USE OF THIS LETTER. - * (Signed), NUR...
FOR WOMEN [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 27 April 1915
FOR WOMEN fBj "Ambwwine.") So many different ideas arc being put forth on the question ol° modoa that we are becoming quite dazed as to what really in, or is not, highest fashion. So it; were wiser to go abroad for a1 solution of our fashion difficulty, and find what those in tho hub of fashion making have to say about it. One well known writer says:-"This season tho , most .contradictory- elements prevail in the world of fashion. On the ono hand, there is the gown with tho eloso-litting bodice nnil full skirt. Both Silhouettes iire here now, and it is from thoir de velopment that the prevailing mode will evolve. At lirst it was thought that the [ t iylit bodice and full skirt would sweep the mode. They certainly will bo worn, i>111 there is a question as to their eon tinned dominance, . . Different' entirely to every other type now being shown," continues this writer, the looso, llaring Eton eoat. Such models, are usually close only at the throat, and swing out from there in a g...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 27 April 1915
? RONCHITIS CURE Is (he FINEST REMEDY in the WORLD lor COUGHS, CROUP and COLDS. THOSE who have had occasion to take HEARNK'S BRONCHITIS CURE are astonished at its WONDER FIJI. HEALING POWER. Sufferers from Bronchitis; Cough. Croup, Pain or Soreness in the Chest, Hoarseness, Diffi culty of Breathing, Stuffiness, Asthma, experience delightful ami rapid relief. This medicine is particularly valuable to I hole who are subject to Colds on the Chest, as it STRENGTHENS THE LUNGS and renders them less susceptible. It is most comforting in allaying Irritation in the Throat, and Hiving Strength to the Voice, and for this reason, is thoroughly ap preciated by Clergymen, Public Speakers and Singers. It does not allow a Cough to bccome Citronic, and in this respect, is ABSOLUTELY INDISPENSABLE in preventing a Cold (10m " developing into Bronchitis, Asthma, Pneumonia, Pleurisy or . Consumption. No house should be without a bottle of this WONDERFUL REMEDY, as taken at the first indication of a Col...
BOWLED OUT. [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 27 April 1915
BOWLED OUT. When Mr. Jonkius wont to his bod room at half-past one, it wus with tbo determination of going to sloop, and with another determination that ho would uot be interviewed by Mrs. Jen kins. So, as soon us ho outetcd too door and deposited his lamp upon the dros sing-table, hb commenced his spooeli: "1 locked tho l'ront door. 1 put the chain on; 1 pulled the key out a little bit. Tho dog is inside. 1 put tho kit ten out. 1 emptied the drip-pan of tho refrigerator. The cook took tho silver to bod with her. 1 put a cauo under tho knob of the back hall door. T put tho cake-box back in tho cupboard. I ( did not drink all tho milk. It is uot going to rain. Nobody gavo mo any message for you. I posted your letters as soon as I got down town. Nobody dicl^that wo aro interested in. Did uot hear uf a marriage or an engagement: 1 was very busy at tho offico making out bills. 1 have hung my clothes over the chair-backs. 1 want a now egg for breakfast. 1 think that is nil, uud 1 will no...
LIFE IS WHAT WE MAKE IT. [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 27 April 1915
LIFE IS WHAt WE MAKE IT. Let's oftouor talk of nobler deeds, And raro of the bad ones, And sing about our happy days, And not about the sad ones. Wc were not made to fret and sigh, And, when' grief sleeps to wake it, Bright happiness is standing by This life is what wo make it. Letjs find the sunny side of men, Or be believers in it;" A light thero is in every soul That takes the pains to vriii it. Oh! Micro's a slumbering good in all, Aud we perehance may wake it; Our hands contain tho niBgic wand Our lifo is what wo make i^. Tkcu hero's (o th0B0 whose loving hearts Shod light and joy about them! Thanks bo to them for countless gems Wo ne'er had known without them. Oh! this should be a happy world To all who may partake it; The fault's our own if it is not This lifo is what wo make it. s For chronic night cough, try taking a teaspoonful of whisky and pure glyccriuo in equal parts. This can bo kept iu a bottle by tho bed in easo of need, and will be found invaluable.
LETTER FROM EGYPT. [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 27 April 1915
, LEIT2R FROM EGYPT. The flics arc n pest liuru just now and we have tu exercise no .small amount oF care lest one or two gut down our throats iho sand wu'ro always swallowing. Glad to get. homo letters and papers yesterday and to road of tins district, .doings". We'vo'hada solid week's graft since Monday-ciitrencliiug and aUnok ing and run la marches and shooting. Yesterday, our brigade marched to' the Gliizeli Zoological Gardens (ybout 4-J, miles from camp). We fed in the shade of suuie poplars outside the zio and had tinned sausages, bread. and jam and water and then were "let loose" inside for about three-quarters ot an hour.' &lt; '"Hippo, Rhino., Crocodile. ; We paid hurried visits to the giraffes (there are about half-a-dozen of these ."meat-trees,", and three of tlicin are giants. Willi .a little neck stretching they could kiss the big statue in the Cairo museum); tho liippo lias n fair size lake in which to disport. . What a mouth he's cot!-almost big enough to swal...
Violet Town Race Club. WINTER MEETING, WEDNESDAY, 2ND JUNE, 1915. Officials. [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 27 April 1915
Violet Town Race Club. WINTER .MEiiTiNG, WEDNESDAY, 2jcd JUNE, 1'Jlu. Officials. President, Mr T. G. Hoskin; vice presidents, Messia H. G. Meyer and A. C. Morris; judge, Mr T. 13eggs, starter, Mr J. Fowler; clerk of scales, Mr G. Forshaw; clcrk of course, Mr U. White, treasure!, Mr F. Wallace; tiuiekee.pjr. Mr J. lieird; stewaitls, Messrs Grill)', W. damage, A. Cros?o*d, Underwood. D. McKenzie, R Mitchell, Baird. For sluw, and Geo. Longtou; committee, Messrs MeSlmoo, B.irron, Audiirson. l'\ Wallace, Line, -Jorp, While, ii Hoskin, mill Bimiton; pjny ill-insurers. Messrs Board, Undcnvood, Hosltin, W. Riuuge, and Mclvenz:c; h'Ki-aur^-'.on. Dr. Uivies; biindiujpper, Mr.' W. Hill. Racing L'rack close io Tuivnsliip.j I'BOGR A HUB: MALDI3N tlUUOLfcJ KAG'IJ, ' .£12. 2 miles; 4S2 out of stake, to go t&lt;_» second horse. N&lt;im, 5/, aeo.,5/. ; MAIDEN PI, AT IS, : -V tr.f.a., 5 Furlongs. £7. Kiili)' (!/. WfiYL'Eil LLA.N'D[OAl\ : £12. One m le. Winner of any liindi c*p, hurdle...
ORANGE BLOSSOM [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 27 April 1915
ORANGE BLOSSOM The Presbyterian Church', Euron, vvas the sc'cnp of great local in terest oil Saturday last, when Mr. Claude Burton.' eldest son of Mr. and Mrs. A. E. Burton, of "Kia Ora," Biunoy .Street, Euroa:, and Miss Elsie Garrett, second daugh ter of Mr. and Mrs. P. Garrett, of "Ferinoy," Sydney Road, were joined in the holy bonds of mat rimony, Rev. J. Garde being the officiating clergyman. The church was very prettily decorated for the occasion by the friends o£ both' families, ' and was crowded with guests and onlookers. As the bride entered the church lean ing on h er father's arm, the choir sang "iThe Voice that' breathed o'er Eden,' and afterwards Mrs. Parsons played "The Wedding March.'? The bride looked charm ing in a hand?ome gown of white crepe-dc chine trimmed with lace and pearls, and wore a handsome embroidered veil (embroided and presented to the bride by Miss O'Neill) and the usual orange-blos. soin wreath, which was arranged in mob cap style, and a pretty shower...
STRATHBOGIE. [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 27 April 1915
STRATHBOGIE. Seldom lias a more beneficial rainfall taken pla&o than that of last week, owing to its steady, soaking nature, and the. spring like weather of the past week. Already a mantlo . of green haa covered the district, and. there ii every appearance of plenty of feed for tlio winter, as inild showers are still falling. ; The drills are busy on evea-y farm, farmers taking advantage of the favorable season, .and" on some farms crops are above ground;. Owing to tlio good results ob. taiued last season from agricul ture, mechanics are busy building and repairing waggons and farm implements, and great confidence is felt in the prospects of next season, in consequence of a gen eral clearing out.of stocks of liay, straw, oats, etc. Even at half last season's prices a : good profit could be made. Our boys going .to the-Avar are to be given a farewell social this ?(Friday)) evening in the hall. A largo gathering is expccted.
TENNIS AND GOLF CLUBS. [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 27 April 1915
TENNIS AND GOLF CLUBS. The opening fur the season of Violet Town tennis mid golf clubs took place on Satinriav afternoon,-the weather being perfect for the occasion. Mr Slee (president) and Mrs Sice, assisted by Miss Mosslee, received the members aud their friends (souie of wlioiu hud driven from Baddaginny; and Balmattnui) to the number of about sixty, and provide^ for thorn a delectable , afternoon tea. The tennis entlmsinsU kept die two courts well occupied. The majority, however, preferred to. renew their acquaintance with the links, and. judging I]_v the many remarks of the players on the hardness of the ground, the prayers for rain ot the gclfites will bo rather wore frequent than usual.
SOCIAL AT BALMATTUM. [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 27 April 1915
SOCIAL AT BALMATTUIVI, The social liolcl oil1 14th' ingt., in'aid of Ihe Belgian Relief fund, was a pronounced success, a very 1,,'pv© attendance. boingi priwenfc ait %Uo school sheHcrshed, quite-oveiy j.-ixing U>» accommodation : o£; tho Imildiiig, tho interior ot which ,V;is tastefully and patriotically, c'lrcoraled with' flags;. Over the',' iil;i t form the .Belgian flag- hung- I unfurled, reminding all ,of the I hravo little nation that had' done) co much for tho British Empire I and the Allies. The flag...brought! up vivid thoughts of hardship, I suffering, distress, and tho piteous I i I V lor food from ago to; youth', eeimmg the ' length and breadth' ,,l' Belgium. On the- right tho pjiion Jack hung gracefully, white im the left the Australian flag was displayed. The flags met to; pel her at the top, symbolically thawing sympathy in Belgium*!* I distress and trouble. The , pro.) diamine of the evening being dan-1 ring. Mr. J. Molonoy, -as M.C., Ic«.pV the lovers >of the"...