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CHAPTER V. A Second Miniature. [Newspaper Article] — Trafalgar and Yarragon Times — 14 August 1914
CHAPTER V. A Second Miniature. GHray nodded and walked na far aB tUo innor consulting-room, whore tlio telephone was placed. He was vaguely asking himself who this Hero path was who wished to spealc to him BO urgently. The _namo waB oddly I familiar, and yet, for tho moment lip I could not recall where lie had lieard It. It seemed In some >vn,v to bo directly concorncd with the stirring events of the past few hours. But then tliero l lmd been so much to think about nnd, In any case, what did It really mat ter? Probably Iloropath was no more Ih'an a casual patient who would see him to day and would be gone to-mor row. Tliero were hundreds of such, each regarding Ills or her own parti cular ense as being of tho first im portance. And yet Gilray was an noyed because for the moment lie could not place the name. He look ofT tho receiver and made tho usual signal that he was there. "Is that Doctor Evorard Gilray?" a voice asked. "Oh, yes, I am Mr. Geoffrey IIeropat.li speaking. We liav...
Rooster Commits Suicide WANTED TO BE WITH THE DUCKS [Newspaper Article] — Trafalgar and Yarragon Times — 14 August 1914
Rooiter Commiti Suicide WANTED TO BE WITH THE DUCKS Thib is tho story of the pathetic Unlah of a rooster. Ho was an Imported brown follow, a game cock, owned by 1 lnrvoy Souuemau, of Wisconsin, and he now Ilea in a grave. This 1b the roaaoii:-Mr. Uauiocock was head of a llock of hens, but in tho brood Irom which tho hens were batchod wore a couple of ducka, and tbo game cock and tho ducka became boon coin* panionn. All tho winter thoy t'od to gether, but In tho spring the bona as BurU'd their lights. In their jealousy they pecked at the ducks. Tho latter were bo severely Injured that it was necessary to kill them. Thou tho rooster ended his lifo by wilful star vation.
CHAPTER VI. Madame Ninon Desterre. [Newspaper Article] — Trafalgar and Yarragon Times — 14 August 1914
CHAPTER VI. Madame Ninon De6tcrre. Most- of the houses In Park Gardens are email, and possess no gardens in , i'l scns&lt;! tlio word, but Num. ' ,1 &lt;,lffcl'? from the rest, inasmuch . s ... stands in its own compact gromids overlooking Regent's Park, ana therefore In summer presents an out ook reminiscent of sylvan shades ,iu the heart of a peaceful woodland country. At one time the house had belonged to a famous artlBt, with an income equal to his refined oxtrava i Ranees, unci the whole place had been ionic" elled according to his designs. At his death the house, with all de corations and furniture complete, had been offered for sale and was prompt 's secured by the present owner, known to her friends ns Madame .Ninon Desterre. The sale had caus ed some sensation at the time, and certain of the papers had striven tc learn, something of the history of the fair purchaser. They had little to show as tho result of their labors beyond the fact that Ninon Desterre wa...
Geese with Shoes On. ROUGH ROADS MAKE THEM FOOTSORE. [Newspaper Article] — Trafalgar and Yarragon Times — 14 August 1914
Geeie with Shoes On. ROUGH ROADS MAKE THEM FOOTSORE. Tlio Iurgest gooae dealer iu tlio world is William 11. Klrke, OH Muub Held, Illinois. Lale iu the summer of each year Mr. Firko's buyer spends several months iu llie liills of Ken tucky aud Tennessee, wliere gooae raising is au important industry. There the geese are purchased, somo here, some there, but scarcely .over iu lota of more tliuu a huudred. Sorne timeii the geese are assembled Iu places remote from a railroad, and must be driven miles before they can be loadud. The driving is compara tively easy, but before the loug march over the rough aud rugged road la started, the geese must be shod, llough roads will make eveu a gooBe foot sore. Shoeing geeao is a Blmplo mat ter to the goose-raisor. The blrda are dtiveu over Bolt tar or pitch, and theu on to beds of line sand. The sand aud tar form u soothiug mixture, which affords great protection to tho feel ou tliu loug lutircUeu.
THE HOUSEHOLD. SELECTED RECIPES. [Newspaper Article] — Trafalgar and Yarragon Times — 14 August 1914
THE HOUSEHOLD. SELECTED RECIPES. Curried Rabbit.-To prepare this, cut the rabbit into pieces convenient. (Or serving, and, after soaking the head ami all discolored parts for an hour in strong salt and water, dry and rub over with Hour. Heat a thin layer of dripping in a stewpan, and in it lightly brown the rabbit, a few plac es at a time. KmpLy the pan, in k he.it a little butter, and add a mcdium sized onion in small dice Whan the onion is lightly brown Lprinklo in a level tublespoonful each of curry-pow der and Hour, anil add a sour app.e in small pieces. Keep the pan covered by the side of the lire, stir occasional ly, anil when the curry-powder lias been slowly fried for not less than 2 minutes add a breakfastcupful of hot diluted meat extract, stock, or milk. Stir until boiling, add salt to taste, and replace the rabbit. Cover and cook gently for an hour or until the rabbit is tender. At the last add a little lemon juice, and serve boiled rice separately or piled around the ra...
NEWSY NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Trafalgar and Yarragon Times — 14 August 1914
NEWSY NOTES. Only about /Illy norula arc at pro aunt prluied in the ilrailte typo, which mono can Ijo read hy llio blind, l^veu Uieae are very expensive, mill men 'ot reading mailer is one ot llio cuiel hardships ol liioae deprived ol slgnt. uurhig the last few inoiitha the aero inane lias made its appearance in many strange places, not the lcaal among ilieae being the ancient city ot Jerusalem. it waa during hia lliglit irom Couatauiltioplo to Cairo Unit ill. rsoimier, the French airmiui, paaaed over llio Holy City in his .monoplane, descending upon llic historic plain ol' Kcphnini, 'ii short distance south of Jerusalem. It waa on liiia plain thai King David mot and deCealei lliu i liinstinca. Never, in modern limca, wus Uio city ao excited. It poured out cu liuiaao to ace the airmail and ills machine-Christiana, Jew a and Moslems. A spirited voting conlesl has jusl ueen concluded in llermany lo decide which arc the seven wonders ot the twentieth century. Alter the enor moua volume...
SLEEP—ITS VALUE. [Newspaper Article] — Trafalgar and Yarragon Times — 14 August 1914
SLEEP-ITS VALUE. Sleep, nature's most potent medi cine! How it brings peace to tlie i troubled, rest to the weary, and roses to the cheeks, if we woo the power to lay aside all cares till the morrow. But sometimes the moment the head readies the pillow seems to be the signal for each individual worry and care to present itself like an aveng ing angel. These mighty companions seem malicious in their intent. When the hours of the night go hand-in-hand with wakeful care, the dawn may bring fitful slumber, but on the face there is left a weary, worried expression, j and dark circles under the eyes that speak more plainly than words. When the system is depleted the . physician prescribes a tonic which prevents the further wasting of tis sues, and creates an appetite, .which is the foundation of recuperation for the system that needs nourishment, so sleep retores the lost strength, and fill us with vim for future exertions. As there is no ironclad rule governing the amount of food require...
Stranded on Honeymoon. HUSBAND AND WIFE CHARGED WITH BEGGING. [Newspaper Article] — Trafalgar and Yarragon Times — 14 August 1914
Stranded on Honeymoon. HUSBAND AND WIFE CHARGED WITH BEGGING. A strange story WUH told to tlic Bristol magistrates recently when Philimiiua Prentis, a well-dressed wo man, wus charged with begging, and lier husband with abetting her. When arrested the woman said they were on their honeymoon, having been married ill New York some months ago. They went to France and then came lo Bristol, where they were Btranded. She said she expected money from an uncle in the United States. On her was found nearly .1:7, and on lier husband over AM. The man said ho WHS a theatrical manager out of work. It was at his suggestion that his wife begged. Pawn tickets tor jewellery were found on tlio man. The case was ad journed for a xvook, and tlio defend ants were allowed ball.
PATTERN FOR CHILD'S FROCK. [Newspaper Article] — Trafalgar and Yarragon Times — 14 August 1914
PATTERN FOR CHILD'S FROCK. This illustration shows a little girl's party frock made of velvet with col lar oC embroidered muslin attached. Instead of velvet, the dress may be made o£ cashmere, delaine, serge or cloth. A reliable paper pattern is ob tainable. It represents "Everylady's Journal" pattern No. 131, cut in ono size only-for children of three years. This pattern may be bought for nine pence from local pattern agent, or will he sent post free to any address if nincpenee in stamps is sent to Dept. C, "Everylady's Journal," 370 Swan ston-street, Melbourne. State num ber of pattern and sizo required. If a penny stamp is sent to above ad dress a 4S-page catalogue will be sent to any reador who writes, "Send free cataloguo."
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Trafalgar and Yarragon Times — 14 August 1914
W. lievev's Commercial Stores JUST WHAT YOU WANT JINX) ALWAYS SOMETHING NBU) TO SEE. The popular vote from men of taste and style is easily in our favour, which is fully evidenced by our successful progress, which may be attributed to our foresight and judgment in knowing how to provide for every taste in The Latest Dress Accessories. Something new arrives by every Mail and in such varieties as to easily satisfy all tastes. Just call whmn your thoughts turn toward Dress Needs, and see how well we can please you. W. LEVEY, "TA« Store where Quality CountsTRAFALGAR. . ? V.M. O -103 In Ihe Drapery Department at the Commercial S'ores, jnst prior to Stock-taking all Remnants and Oddments must be cleared at .Bargain Prices I Til all Fash L»&lt;lillCd ionable Cuts, Must be Rainfroof SK as i Coats. steSt All Mens' Overcoats are being Cleared at 'Reduced Prices also. Laconia Blankets 'Manufactured in Victoria, stand for the Best Quality in Blankets, which I ana also offering at Reduce...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Trafalgar and Yarragon Times — 14 August 1914
Don't Worry about Indigestion, but buy Cain's Bread! And Your Energy will be increased 100 p.c. ? CI Toothsome Small Goods of Every De , . scription . . Wedding and Picnic l'.uties, Banquets, "Smoke Nights." Ktc. entered for, T R A 1° A 1. G A R CUMING TO STAY. COMMBXniXG- 1st, JULY X914. . J. |C. Talbot, BAKER and Pastrycook Trafalgar & Moe. 6d. Large Loaf 6dL. Catering for Hulls. * icnics, Socials, Eus a fpoeinlity Letters, Telegrams ami Phono Promptly ntU'wlod tr. DAir/x* DKfjIVKKV liV CART. Sweet Bread Wholesome Bread Welt-Baked Bread All These Kxc'll-ti' Qualities are ooii'aincil in the bnked - bv - F. J. Erriagton Seven-Mile Road, TRAFALGAR W. Johnson Bricklayer, Etc. TRAFALGAR. BEGS to notify the residents ot Tra fulfil- and' district tlmt lie has opsneil ii"lho above lines of business, and is now in a position to meet all ro cuircmenl.t and trusts by giving eatiBfac ion to merit u fair sharo of patronago, Waterloo HOTEL. YARRAGQN. Best Accommodation for Travellers, E...
THE SENTENCE OF THE COURT. Published by arrangement with Ward, Lock & Co. Ltd., London and Melb. All nights Reserved. CHAPTER IV. [Newspaper Article] — Trafalgar and Yarragon Times — 14 August 1914
THE SENTENCE OF THE COURT. By FRED M. WHITE. Published by arrangement with Ward, Lock & Co. Ltd., London niul Mclb. All nights Reserved. CHAPTER IV. Gilray shrugged Ills shoulders al most Indifferently, He was getting accustomed to these dramatic epi sodes. Besides, ho had nothing to bo nfrald ot. Let him only get his money and lie would not trouble this amazing household again. All the j same, there was something exceeding- ' ly striking about this remarkable old ' mail, lie might have come straight from a stage setting, so strange was liis aspect. I Ho was "Gaspard" and "Shylock" in , one-tall and lean, and high of fore- ' head from which the leonine grey hair was tossed carelessly bacli, lie : had thin, dark hntchet-llkc features i and eyes that glowed Uke stars behind 1 Ills gold-rimmed glasses. His keen, clover face was lined and wrinkled, his skin the color of old parchment. , To strengthen the likeness to the ' classical example of miserliness, lie wore a ltind of dre...
The Times. FRIDAY, AUG. 14th. [Newspaper Article] — Trafalgar and Yarragon Times — 14 August 1914
FRIDAY, AUG. lltb. Leading Trafalgar Football bar rackers-use "Nupinea" good for the voice and lungs. Obtainable a ?Nicholas' Trafalgar. Mr J. Tatteraon, Dontiet, wil visit Redman's Coffee Palace. Trafalgar from 10 a.m. lo 5 p.m. to-morrow. Mr 3. Leviaton, of Aliamboe, an nounces that he is u candidate for the West Riding seat, in opposition to Cr. Mahony. who is also a candi date for the position. The Dressmaking Department of the Commercial Stores ia now under the charge of Miss K. Miles, who haa hud ex tensive City and Country experionoo-so patsons can depend on being well suited -at moderate prices. The ruBh for fcho latest war news at McLean's Agency, illustrates how keenly public interest is centered in the conflict of nations. Nnmbors of young men have volunteered from this district tor active service, but some will be doomed to suffer disap pointment, 88 tho number is limited, and has rapidly tilled. The news permitted to filter through, is for the moBt part unreliable and h...
Theatre Patrons Hold Ballot [Newspaper Article] — Trafalgar and Yarragon Times — 14 August 1914
Theatre Patrons Hold Ballot A romance culminated at Uaciuc, Wisconsin, when Chris. Reinier mar ried .Mrs. Amelia Tibbits,»oI Stevens Point, a bride voted to him by the patrons of a local theatre. The bride groom is u prosperous rancher and hotel owner oi' Virginia, Minn. Thel bride was a charming widow of about; 35 summers. Koimer two weeks ago wrote to a Hacine paper asking that the editor liud him a wife. Maurice llankinsou, theatre manager, tele graphed Keimer to come to Hacine, and that a wife would be provided. The only condition was that Keimer should proclaim his household needs from the theatre stage every night for a week, aud at the end of the I week accept the wife the audience voted hiui. To this he readily agreed, and six women entered the contest. Kach appeared on the stage each night, aud the audience voted. Each candidate was numbered. No. 1, Mrs. Tibbits, received 1178 votes-301) more than her nearest competitor.
CLEOPATRA AND THE CROCODILES. TERRORS OF THE "MOVIES." [Newspaper Article] — Trafalgar and Yarragon Times — 14 August 1914
CLEOPATRA A*ND THE | .1 i CROCODILES. I TERRORS OF THE "MOVIES." The famous actress who plays the pari of Cleopatra In tlio historical.film tragedy, "Antony ami Cleopatra," caino wltliln an inch ofjoslng her lite when the picture was bolng produced, and slie lms made up her inluil that It ever alio Is asked to take part in any other dim In which some of her fel iow-actors are crocodiles, alio will have ihom.cither chained up or behind Iron bars. The accident happened in this way: in 0110 or the scones a slave girl who nas 'incurred tho furious jculousy of the beautiful &lt;|Ucoii, Is lirst Btrippod ami Hogged by Cleopatra's orders, ami is then thrown into a pool In which there are a number of gruesome look ing crocodiles. In ordor to add to tho realism of tho scone, soveral real crocodiles, of huge size, wero borrow ed from tho Rome Zoo, and conIInod In a tank let into Uiu floor of a part of Cleopatra's Palace. The slave girl Is dragged by attendants to tho eilgo of the poo)...
PICTURE SHOW HEROICS. A BOY HOUSEBREAKER. [Newspaper Article] — Trafalgar and Yarragon Times — 14 August 1914
1 PICTURE SHOW HEROICS. [ HOUSEBREAKER. "Your Imagination might have been alt'octcd by picture allows, but you must not carry out In practice of fences Unit seem to you heroic," snid Judge Docker, addressing n juvenile prisoner m the Darlinghurst Quarter Sessions. A hoy In knickorbockers, Hubert Leslie Ilovendeno, had plead ed guilty to breaking and entering soveral dwelling-houses. The boy stolo money, jewellery, and other valuables in tho houses. In sentencing the boy, Judge Docker said he was at a loss to ltnow tho best method of dealing with him. The evldcuco at tho lowor court showed that the prisonor had said lie blamed plctiiro ghows tor his downfall. XIo had spent day after day at them in Sydney. There hnd been 14 charges of breaking nnd entering against the prisonor nt tho Children's Court, and during tho committing of offences pri soner had boon armed with a revol ver- He was then a little over It years of ago. As he was now over 10 ho could not be Bent to a reformatory. T...
A GIRL BOY. EFFIE FELLOWS' EXPLOITS. LIFT-BOY. SHOPMAN, SINGER. [Newspaper Article] — Trafalgar and Yarragon Times — 14 August 1914
A GIRL BOY. EFFIE FELLOWS' EXPLOITS. LIFT-BOY. SHOPMAN. SINGER. Possessed ot the spirit of adventure, and an idea to impose upon tlio credi bility of tiie world, Miss Ellie Follows, a well-known resident of Perth, de cided to masquerade as a man. The blood of tho mummer must have been running deep in the veins of Miss Pel lows, for her subsequent disguise, and her perfect imitation of a raw boy, deceived ever her most intimate lrieuds. She told her people that she was about to take a holiday in Melbourne, and she accepted a positiou as lift boy at the Palace Hotel, Perth. Hero her portrayal of the imp who jerks the lift ui> and down to llie terror ot the passengers was so perfect that not even her l'eliow employes suspected for a minute that the nice-looking, clear-skinned lad was a girl. The only occasion in which she lost her wit was when she discovered a half-sovereign in the smoking room of that hotel. She handed it over to the proprietor, Mr. J. T. Glowery, who handed the "h...
TRUSTS THE REPORTERS. THEODORE ROOSEVELT. [Newspaper Article] — Trafalgar and Yarragon Times — 14 August 1914
TRUSTS THE REPORTERS. THEODORE ROOSEVELT. The littlo Napoleons of Australian Liolitics might do worse than pattern themselves upon Mr. Theodore Roose velt, ex-President aud President-De signate ol the United States of America, who reached London on Saturday morning, in a battered I'aua ma hat and a travel-strained U'eed suit. Every newspaper ol any import ance in the United Kingdom wished to interview -Mr. Roosevelt, and Mr. Roosevelt wanted to he interviewed. Tlia Australian politician, in similar circumstances, would either have shut himself up and coyly have issued a statement or have pretended to he too busy to receive journalists. What Mr. ltoosevelt did was to hold a genorul reception of press men the minute he had removed the stains ol' travel l'rom his fac« mid hands. Along with a small army 61' pressmen, writes the Loudon representative of the "Sun," 1 was ushered into his presence at the house of his l'rieud, Mr. Arthur Leo. For the American journalists whom he knew there ...
REMARKABLE TWINS. [Newspaper Article] — Trafalgar and Yarragon Times — 14 August 1914
REMARKABLE TWINS. Twlus bo aliko as to be interchange able aro mei with irequenily iu 11c tiou, but seldom in . real lilo. Tlio Brothers Cliauteau, the' French carica turists, are, however, alike iu the smallest details, and tlielr resemblance nas olten given rise to amusing con tusion. Their artiBtic studios in f'aris were interrupted by the cull ol compulsory military service. The two brothers went to draw lots, and Tate uot being able to arrange, that thOy should draw the same number, by tin extraordinary coincidence" made them draw the two consecutive numbers, isli and S7. Gabriel only, however, had to undergo his term o£ service, aud went to join his regiment at Anglers. But the inseparable twins were not to be divided. Alphonse, in civilian Hit, followed in the toots tops of his soldier brother, and many were the imbroglios that resulted. Gabriel was threatened with four days 'C.li.,' as .English sol liers term it, because an ollleer had caught him out in .plain clothes; need ...
FROM VARIOUS SOURCES. [Newspaper Article] — Trafalgar and Yarragon Times — 14 August 1914
FROM VARIOUS SOURCES. It was ;it ;i popular vaudeville per lormanco. The celebrated neeromau ccr and professor ol' while, black ami pink magic was doing wonders on the stage, and suddenly, after picking all sorts of tilings out &lt;if solid lumps of furniture, iu> sailed down (uuoiuj the occupants of the stalls, and began to lift miscellaneous goods and chattels, traps ami wave out of their clothes. Presently he fastened on a bashful gentleman of some political eminence, ami pullcil a rabbit out of the buck of his cout. Not satlslied with his liml, lie extracted a clutch of chickens from his breast pocket, aud pulled two small rabbits ami a fowl from his vest. The next ilivo produced a guinea-pig, and later two white mice mid a pigeon wore taken from the left leg of the politician's pants, Tlieu tlio wizard stood up anil bowed to tlio applauding | audience. But through tlio hand-clap ping one roaring voico thundered: "Go on, boss, you haven't finished with him yet. lie's ...