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LITTLE IRIS. [Newspaper Article] — Democrat — 2 October 1915
LITTLE IRIS. -Written specially tor the 'Democrat' (By Vera^ Me Andrew, Hill-street, Llthgow.) A sad-faced little girl was slowly making her way up the lane which led to the village. In one hand she carried a bunch of faded violets, and in the other a story-book. Jeanie Milton was on her way to visit her little sick friend, Iris Westcott, who lived with her grandmother at the other end of the vil lage. ? ? Suddenly she became aware that .someone was approaching, and, looking up, found herself lace to face with their kind old Dr. j Merryweather. , 'Hello, my little friend,' he cfi.ee! cheer- j fully. 'Off to see Iris? I have just been to i see her, too.' . ,1 'Have you, really, doctor? How is she'| to-day?' \ 'Oh, much better and much brighter. I j hope she will soon be well again, so that she ! can run about and play with all her little I mates once more. Why, Jeanie, I miss her j merny little laughter as much as you do.' ; 'Yes, we all miss her very much, doctor. I have just been t...
Recruiting Meeting. LARGE CROWD PRESENT. HON. JOSEPH COOK'S ADDRESS. [Newspaper Article] — Democrat — 2 October 1915
Recruiting Meeting. LARGE CROWD PRESENT. HON. JOSEPH COOK'S ADDRESS. The Trades Hall accommodated a large croyd on Tuesday night last where the Hon. Joseph Cook had been invited by the local Recruiting' Committee to address the people with a view of swelling the recruiting fig ures. Many ladies were present, and khaki uniforms were to be seen about the body of the hall and on the stage. In opening, the meeting the chairman, Mr. J. Ryan, explained that his occupation of the chair was the result of the Mayor (Aid. Pillans) being absent on other public business. He said there was no need to introduce the speaker. It was here that he had his political birth, and he was just as eager now as, always for the wel fare of us all. He had already shown his willingness to do good, for two sons were in the colors, and a third, Captain Cook, had .been wounded and sent to England. A great deal had been said about cqnscription, but we are all of the one mind regarding it. It would be preferable to ...
WHAT A WOMAN DID LAST WEEK. [Newspaper Article] — Democrat — 2 October 1915
WHAT A WOMAN DID LAST WEEK. 'It should bo interesting to your read ers to learn of ft' rather tactful part played by a woman last week. Tho story ? in brief is, 'thnt a bottle of Pickme up Snuco was put into a cruet bottle, ' and thoBe using it remarked that there ? was something nice about the Banco to day.' Our reason for inserting thiB in your paper is, that your readers may get to know that once Pick-me-up Sauce is tried, its quality eniuires its continual : UBe— not because it is cheaper. Thouo ands more are using it since the Pickme up appeal.
GOVERNMENT SAVINGS BANK. [Newspaper Article] — Democrat — 2 October 1915
GOVERNMENT SAVINGS BANK. It will be noticed by advertisement that the Government Savings Bank have in creased the rate of interest on deposits from the 1st of October. This to apply to all balances up to £600, on accounts opened under the) conditions of the Government Sav ings Bank Act, and up to £200 on accounts opened with the late Savings Bank of New South Wales.
PROTESTANT HALL INVESTMENT SCHEME. [Newspaper Article] — Democrat — 2 October 1915
PROTESTANT HALL INVESTMENT SCHEME. A meeting of those interested in the above ?was held in the Protestant Hall on Thurs day night last. The whole scheme, which has for its object the raising of funds to liquidate the liability on the hall, connect same with sewer, and effect any other nec essary reforms, with the idea of further popularising the hall, was explained by members of the committee formed for earry ing out the project, and was listened to -with great interest by those present. Any Protestant who cares can invest any sum they choose in the fund, and interest, at the rate of five per cent, will be paid on same. Already a fair amount has been paid In.
SEND-OFF TO PRIVATE H. MILLS. [Newspaper Article] — Democrat — 2 October 1915
SEND-OFF TO PRIVATE H. MILLS. A very pleasant gathering was held at Stafford's RoomR on Saturday last, when the employees of Messrs. G. and C. Hoskins's steel foundry assembled to bid God-speed to an old shop mate. Private H. Mills, who was on final leave before leaving for the front. Mr. T. Ramsay presided and snoke in glowing terms of the guest. Mr. T. Reid, foreman, then presented Private Mills, with a luminous faced wristlet watch, on behalf of his shop mates. Private Mills suitably replied by saying that he was only doing his duty. The latter part of the evening ?was spent in songs and speeches suitable for the occasion.
RED CROSS PICTURE NIGHT. [Newspaper Article] — Democrat — 2 October 1915
RED CROSS PICTURE NIGHT. The Red Cross Society are holding a great picture night at the Oddfellows Hall next Tuesday night. The programme will be above the ordinary, for the management are picking it specially. In addition to the usual entertainment, there will be an auction, and patrons are requested to bring anythingalong that can be put up — anything, so long as some money can be raised. The prices are 6d, V, and 1/6, and we would advise nat rons to buy their tickets at once, and then reserve their seats at the ball. Everyone ?who has a heart will surely buy one.
"AUSTRALIANS TO BE SHOT TO GIVE 'POMMIES' A JOB." [Newspaper Article] — Democrat — 2 October 1915
?'AUSTRALIANS TO BE SHOT TO GIVE 'POMMIES' A JOB.' This correspondence, which has been run ning in our columns for several weeks has -caused quite a stir all over the district. However, we think quite enough ''has been said on the subject on both aides, and it muBt now cease. We, ourselves, may pos sibly deal with the points at issue in an article next week. We distinctly assure our readers that we hold no brief for either side, but have just printed the letters as they came along.
Cheese His Downfall. [Newspaper Article] — Democrat — 2 October 1915
Cheese His Downfall. William Harrison entered the residences of Messrs. Cecil and G. H. Hoskins in the very early hours of the morning on the 21st inst, and took therefrom a tin of Bal mon, a tin of Bardines, and a table knife. He afterwards told Mr. Hoskins that he did it because he was hungry, but as popular prejudice runs in favor of waiting until day light and asking to be given food, when no other visible way of procuring it presents it self, William was marched off to the lock up, and he looked an exceedingly unhappy man on Tuesday morning last when he was ?charged with stealing the goods and also with being on the dwelling house of Mr. HoBkins, with intent to commit a felony. It was gleaned from the evidence that the accused's judgment was bad, inasmuch as after he had relieved Mr. Cecil Hoskine' pantry of the abovenamed articles, he re turned to the pantry of Mr. G. H. Hoskins and added about a pound of cheese to his ?own larder., The cheese was his downfall, for while prowl...
TRY IT. [Newspaper Article] — Democrat — 2 October 1915
TRY IT. An ordinary attack of diarrhoea may be relieved by a Bingle dose of Chamberian's Colic and Diarrhoea Remedy. Only in more severe cases is a second or third dose .re quired. Try it. It has a reputation of 35 years behind it, and is everywhere recog nised as the most reliable remedy in use for diarrhoea. Sold everywhere.
CYCLING. [Newspaper Article] — Democrat — 2 October 1915
CYCUNG. It would be wise for local punters to keep their eye on George Brittell for the 'boys' race on Eight Hour Day here. Len Orchard is in Sydney getting ready for the big events to be settled there on Monday next. Bob. Niven, Billy McCully, and others will also be there. J. Fahey, who has twice failed thrpugh mishaptn^o lower the trans-continental re cord between Darwin and Adelaide, has arrived in Adelaide and enlisted. The Wairarapa Automobile Association continues to show remarkable vitality de dpite the war. At a recent meeting 43 new members were elected, bringing the total up to 216. Judging by the way the boys are riding; at present, a good many of the cycling races here on Eight Hour Day will be annexed by them. Watch C. Horn, Billy McCully,. and Bob. Niven. Local sports will be interested to know that Tommy Yates and Bob. Niven are sing ing up to ride Mr. Gledhill's rollers against his motor. They will tour the west. The club will miss them in the meantime. Local cyclis...
BOXING. LEG DARCY'S FAME. [Newspaper Article] — Democrat — 2 October 1915
BOXING. LE6 DARCY'S FAME. Les Darcy's clean-cut victory over Eddie McGoorty has made the Australian famous the world over, particularly in America. The following communication from Mr. H. J. Miller, of Los Angeles, in addition to some views published last week, tells us so: — 'I have just received through a friend of mine by the last Australian mail two 'Re- rerees giving me me iuu particulars ol your latest, find, Les Darcy, and of his de cisive victory over Mick King. Being a fol lower of boxing -in my own as well as your country for some time, I have closely watch ed the papers here for further reports as to Darcy's contests. 'Seeing that he would probably be match ed with Eddie McGoorty, our famous middle weight, on the latter's return to Australia, which was then not far distant, I was eager as to the result, and on read'ng the paper one morning I was more than surprised to learn the fight had actually taken place, and that Darcy had McGoorty out in the 15th round. 'Knowing the...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Democrat — 2 October 1915
Painting. Best Quality. $- Anything, Anywhere. ?£ For anything less is wasted money. True to Time. Personal Service. $» Saves inconvenience ^ Secures you the Fruits and money. of the lifelong experi ence of men who know Reasonable Prices the game. opens the door to all who need Painting done or require Paint. Petty, Peckham and Petty The Painters and Who gives you most Decorators Who serves you best LITHGOW.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Democrat — 2 October 1915
Send 1/- in stamps, and have the 'Demo- crat' posted to your home for a quarter. C. C. FARLOW, (Opposite TattersaU's Hotel), MOTOR AND CYCLE WORKS The Agent with the BEST MAKES of Cycle* and Motors in Town, The B. and B. Cycles are famous al1 over Australia for their Unbeaten wear an-f tear. They are not a one town machine, so don't be gulled ! AND THE MOTORS — Their record is un beaten. We stock the famous B.A.T. and B. aud B., with J. A. P. eugines ; the ' New Hudson ' ; ' Rudge' and 'Rudge Multi' and the 4 h. p ??Triumph '—all 1915 Model All repairs to Motor Cycles and Cycles done on the premises by a Skilled Mechanic. We don't send our work to Sydney, and don't employ Botches. Bring your Motor Repairs here and get satisfaction. CYCLES FROM £4 To £16
FEELING OF NAUSEA. [Newspaper Article] — Democrat — 2 October 1915
FEELING OF NAUSEA. The old saying, 'Coming events cast their shadows before' is especially true of a bil ious attack. You will have warning of its approach. ? Your appetite will fail, you will feel dull and languid and have a feeling of nausea. As soon as any of these symptoms appear take three of Chamberlain's Tablets and the attack may 'be warded off. By tak ing a course of Chamberlain's Tablets you will be permanently relieved of all bilious tendencies. Sold everywhere.
THE CAT RAN SOME. [Newspaper Article] — Democrat — 2 October 1915
THE CAT RAN SOME. The village schoolmaster had set the boys of his class to write out a short verse in troducing the word 'ransom,' in order to see that they had got the meaning of it quite clear In their minds. On the com pletion of the task, the efforts were handed up to him, and among them were the follow ing:— Far away in the Argentine, A tom-cat' sat on a sewing machine. The machine went off with a whizz and a -clack! It put ten stitches In the tom-cat's back; And he ran some.
A NEW KIND OF DOLL. [Newspaper Article] — Democrat — 2 October 1915
A NEW KIND OF DOLL. 'I'm tired of leather dolls,' said Belle, 'The sawdust all runs out. . 1 want one just like baby Nell.,, And Belle began to pout. Her eyes shut every night, you see — And then she sobbed in grief — 'Mamma, you never buy for me A doll that's made of beef.'
"WHERE'S MOTHER?" [Newspaper Article] — Democrat — 2 October 1915
'WHERE'S MOTHER?' (By J. Hay ward, New Road, Lithgow.) Bursting in from school of play, This is what the children say, ?Tripp'ng, crowding — big and small— On the threshold, in the hall — Joining in the constant cry, Ever as the days go by — 'Where's mother?' From the weary bed of pain, This same question conies again, From the boy with sparkling eyes, Bearing home his earliest prize; From the bronzed and bearded son; ? Perils past and honors won — ? 'Where's mother?' Burdened with a lonely task, One day we may vainly ask, For the comfort of her face, For the rost of her embrace, Let us love her while we may, Well for us that we can say — 'Where's mother?' Mother with untiring hands, At the post, of duty stands, Patient, seeking not her own, Answers for the good alone Of the children, as they cry, Rver as the days go by — 'Where's mother?'