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FACT AND FICTION. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 24 January 1914
FACT AND FICTION. .In the Realitices of Irish Life, by W. S. Frnclne- in this'anccelodate :-"I hac lheard a EtOry thai upon one ocaisnio the Bishop of London asked the celebr'ated actor, ,Garrick, if he could explaii how it" was tlat hbe and his clergy failed to arrest the .attention ot their sudiences, althouglh they preached every Surlday of the reali ties of the world to come, whieI he (Garrick) filled crowded hoiises with :tIhe mos' t rapt atten t'on, although they knew perfectly :well that afl he was sayjringwas fiction.. 'The re-ison is very plniai, my Lord," replied: Gafrrick. 'You deal with facts as if they were fiction." I deal liith fiction as if it wiere fict.' "'
HOW TO MANAGE A MAN. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 24 January 1914
IIOW TO MANAIGE A AIAN. "It's-a great mistake to be unselfish when you are dealing with a mnan; you might just as well be sympathetic when you are dealing? wifth a thunder stonrm. It's the right virtue in the wronig place." "I wish Beryl could hear what people are say ing about her; but th?c, uinfortunately, .people nevcer do hear what other people 'are sa'yig about them; the world would be a mubh better place if they did." " " . . . . "He won't stand being taught what i- right *by his wife. All men are the 'same. The motncent a wife becomres a sign poat to heaven ae is. ao worthless to. her huthaid, as it she. hId,become a pillar of salt. lie has no use for lher; so ihe just goes on his way and leaves her bchind, as Lot diil." LItdiis ano good marrylng a professional beauty and expecting her to.nmake a good sick nurse. You might ' us?t 'is well buy a diamond lia'a and expect it to turn into a flannel petticoat.- Her Ladvship's Conscince,le by Ellen Thornescroft Fowlcer.
MAKING THE BISHOP LAUGH. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 24 January 1914
MAKING THIEl BISHOP LUCTI. Probably: one of the prettiest complimrents ever paid to the fair sex was that cotitailed in the answer made by Dr. Potter, Bishop of. New York, who wis. once askei by a ':hidy. 'why, in the many pictures and studic? of ~jngels exhibited, the angels were a.lhays depict 'd either as women or as young men without beards or moustaches. "'llveryone knows," replied tlhe Bishop, "that aO men n aturally il?erit the Kiugdom of Heaven, but men only get in by a very close shas e." This story is related b" Re'. T. Selby Ienrey, vicar of St. George, Brcntford,\ whose ,little -volme, entitled Attic Salt, provides many an illusto'ation of time fact tlhat wit -nd apprecia tions of humor are not tlhe least prominent cha racteristics of learcilg divimes. IIe tells a story of the late Dr. GCrcighton, who'once .received a book from a second rate autlhor, to whomn he re plied by return post, "I thank ,-you very much. for forwardling to me your book, an-i I. promlise you faith...
OBEYED INSTRUCTIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 24 January 1914
OREYED INSTRUCTIONS. The wit of a sharp retort often makes the reader forget it. imgertinence. Such a rebuke was lthat which Sir W. S. Gilbert admiiistered to an over bearing. man at a dinner party. After tile dinner, Gilbert* was standirig in the hall, waiting for a friend to joi liim, ?vlren a pompous and sonmcwvhat near eihlted gentleman, mistaking" him for one of.. the servants, ex claimed: "Call me. a cah!" Gilbert loolked the stanner 1'p: and: down: then he observed, quietly, "You're. a four. ,'heeler.' "Wiialt do you mean, sir?'" spluttered the olher, "Ilow riare you, sir?" '"Well," Gilbert retorted, "you asked me to call you a cab. and I couldn't call you 'hansom."
SANDY'S PROPOSAL. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 24 January 1914
. . •'SANDY'S PROPOSAL - Had the tdishful or bungling wooer of the fol* lowiihg story been Irish, instead of: Scottisi, it is probalnbb that the. lassie in tWle .cae?c?oull not "ha~re hen called upon to. defli - thm:eaning ,i h s atttciitio.e " - ... ani li ns lSa IFhd been s5tin" sir le"b~side in sto;ice fOr'a On I time. s " -. ' "?Fi.' ' said he,"at last, "'%Sa ." here on the Sawba'th nitht?' "Ave, Sandvy, I dlut s?vy you were". "Abl ,asnV- I hore o'i Monny fichi." "Aye. sac' yo.were." ,- -":".. ., ,,,',,l I v..here .on 'tiiesday ,chId afd. Wel nesaYr nichi, and Tlhitreday niht, add Fridity niehlt" ". " "Aye I'ii thcl -.in that's-.. 'nd'" tins is' Sett erdan?c:i -.h, -anmd :.mi. here again9" "'neel, what~ for no'? n I' "'m uYe' ou'-re very "Maglic" (desperatcl'), "wummn, dae ye no' begin toe smell a rat?"
HIS ANXIETY. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 24 January 1914
HIS. ANXIEVT . The rtalk topie in the lobby of a Washingtoni hotel the other night switched to the wonderfulI imprcs.ions that. a man is liable to have in din t line. Crona, rcalld n incident along At a recent banquet, so, ran the story, a certain csteemel citizen had the time of his life, but, unfortunately, his steps were so uncertain in slow-. ly wending hius way hotie, that ihe fell into . horse. trough. Hecnring the splaslh and a few remarksoon the . side, a polceman who was standing a short dis-* tance away hastened to investigate. - :. "What in' the world are you doing iri there?" he .' exclalied, on discovering the satiltated one. "Here, .give me your hand!" "Neyv' mine me, capt'n! Nev; mine mel". hleroically responded the esteemed citizen, making, i motion like trying to swnim,. '?'Save women an' clhil'ren first."
THE REBATE SYSTEM. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 24 January 1914
TIHE EBATEi SYSTEM[. Justice, as aidininistered ii Arizona some years "u ., ago, fonnrmed the kernel of many more or les??s.... amusing stories. A man was sentehced to pay a fine of te ndollars or spend ten days in gaol. lie had only tlhrce dollars, :and. the court ac cepted the anhomit in lies of .tliree of the days allotted. for his imprisonmiient; •By some carelersncsis Oiif the part of the gaoler: the man was dethinued ian gaol for the full ten: days, and when set free he endembded redre.ss for his wrongs. .. ":. "You ought to have some aillowance and return :::I made," the court admiitted, "but we don't seed.:, , any way to do it unless you get sentenced again: ...I for something; than we could. give you .hree';".. days for a kind of rebate. That's tihe only way - .-: to fix it up sqiuare."
NOTES FROM THE GREENS. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 24 January 1914
NOTES FROM THE GREENS. Colac won by lIS to 53 aginst (:celong West oti Saturda*V o:i the C?alc green. The Australi-n tedun of bowler- which is visit. ing New Zeat!.:tli left Sydlney ol \Wcdnes:lay per the steamer Maheno. Thie'e are 2S Ipliyers--17 from New South \\:i1e:, (t fronm Qui'.nland, . fro nm Victoria., oi frot! i\' Welternl Au .l'ralhia a? ll one: from Skiuthl ? AunIltlia. It is alway:; liflicult to Iput a first clies teram in lihe fi.ll when going on lurs, but wvhli ~ilti co(nitigcit is not a repro .cu:tative one. thel'r ,er n:Otty firtt-ela:;s bowlers in lthe combinail tion. A goiod inany Victorians exlpressedl their it:entlioi o(f .oinirg tihe team, but they b;iceltl out at lthe el.]c, owing, no doubt, to the fact thail, too mneuy haid volunteered to go from Sydney. EIet 2S is .n t,'uurdly ltrge nnn. hItr, andi haId the Victorian', jinrd in the team would ha~le Ieen "wainipeld with entrantsl. It woulI have beein mu'.h more satislfactory if a tenti of 16 of ithe best play...
THE STOCK EXCHANGE. ANSWERS TO CORRESPONDENTS [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 24 January 1914
* THE STQCK EXCHANCE, ANSWEFRS' TO CORRESPONDENTS *BY BItOKER.. The fact that money- i" now readiiy obu. tainable on 'loan at reditions upon the rates ruling last cquarter is exercising a fa;vorable iftluence upon tlche.Change for gene'ral inves'tments, wniie bank shares are in demand beccurse it is .shrewdly surmised tliat mos~t of these institutions made ex ccllent profits last half' year, witih every proslpeat of a continuance of "good busi ness" duriing the current term. Decidcdly improived prices are now ruling .for the industlial metals,. whith the exception of spelter, wlhich: is steady at fiill recent figures; and a's the, London market revived all alon thel: line when the South African str'ike -difhicultly wais settled,. there Las been: a. sympathetic rise in values for Aus tralian mining stock aftrected 'by English quotatic?li . Gold initrcists have providied busin.ess of' exteut during tie 1c~4t day or two, uahd 'i'ces foI ''crip in the Langi L6gan group ia:e lhirdcned on...
BLOCK 14 MINE, BROKEN HILL. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 24 January 1914
i-- ·LG 1E RK~ IL In. the c'wrbonate section of: tlihe Broken i1.. Block ,?'i mine the" stopes continue to yield firlya i .ell, aid, whilo ofew disaeoerics are now prob hbTh , the mnn,'c onhd rs there? is a reasonable .lrelilod' of the~o..nihuance; of recent a'ierage? results for seome considerable time, -The rmiuing pc:rs. Ier ton of. ore are, however, gradually: rie inf a' the.bodlies are being idepleted diue prideci, ally to: tlhe: nri d for still' closer selection .o- the' ore.. Tie silphiade sl:opes are yiclJing well, annl tlhere are about 200,000 tons in reerve;. the ]hope I eh - that this- nmay be materially added to as development progrecses. Tlrnmince iis statect to be in first rate condition, mdit the- plhant wa-s tlloroughly overh:aulal diring thie Chistn?n' viactioii. Operations area. being grxdually resucmed under. normal conditions after tlo.,holidays, anl. full shipSents of both car bol:?tcs' and suliphides should. be realised in a wcek:eo to wo ,...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 24 January 1914
C ,¾ KE IA. titter C3arke) .311 COTLLI*S-STR~ET . UnveMria.b'iiddingl?, rch nei.stret, K ~Aoloaide; ald .Palace-chambers.. Kalgoorlie AGIETS THEROTGHOUT vhe vOMMONW ET&r;L aLnd In London. ~···-.. AUSTRAL 01T1S WIENERING 09.rr LX~~FUIXY~-D,~~ SQtTH I52EL OURhINE.' Manuftctutner ¾l.A·u. oiasi ofr Macbaney. Minilng Machltuiyl Concentm tsng Uoasg1na and Smeltn ThppVia&lt; s ~i Sepa34 y Speciftcatioqs rt anireg ~xid ',Estixnft'i OjYon. PAT1yTh NVATINR 6.B,A.8H, ~If.A.IIf.E., PAThENT ATTOIRNEY, OOLLIAS HOflD :, . .. seDs COtLLasSTIfET, MELBOURnI.
MINING MINING NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 24 January 1914
PMliUL NOilTES 'As. frequently halPienls wahen things go wrong, several .of those ·onnceted with the adini?~trstfiin of lie Great (Cdbar Cornm panpy :iihave: lately' been at pains to.ddemoitr atiate~ hiow marel "the other f~eltow"'' has beeh to btane int bringing. about- the stead# Ieelension of this concern during tlhe last ~few years. Shareholders interests appear to hiave suffered considerably from lac t of "grip' on: the pa rtoef the: central: adminis tratfio inr Londhur, the result being. thlat disorganisation set in, and efficiency in: conducting the affairs of what should ha.ve ibeefi a great iirdhistiial undertakirng became a thing: to talk of, but not to practise. An illuminating statement -has just been made iby'ithe former ,eneral. manager, Mrh. GM R. Blatbemor h.. .:eslftian ate . the cost of prod~icin? nblister' coppp? last yeacr at £85 Sper- ton ?ant- ahlrdoxinmates t']Ie total ,hlarges for produtici~n clectroytiCe cuppera !£92: per .ton. Mr.- Blatemore continues lthat...
TRAP SHOOTING. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 24 January 1914
TRAP SHOOTIN.? . B" Y "EESEE." ' The pigeon clhallenge cup of the Mfel.ourne Gun Club :w~ under competition :i.-kth!e .,Friday meet -last week. The conditions...weie -filteen birds, from handicap marks, to be won three tinies. At the conclusion of the stipulated num ber of rounds *Oalroesie (31 yards) and G. Cof'ey (30 yards) tied, and shooting. on 'Calrossie won the leg-in with 17 kills against 16. *FlIal (25 yaird-) 15 kill-, and H. M. Umphelby (2.] yards) 33 kills, were the nearest of the others. An out right trophy was won-by *Rox. At the Saturday minet the fourth competition for the star:ing plate, of £5, five birds, scoring by points, was shot. The winner of the leg-in was C. P. Fair bairn, with the possible 15 points from 22 yards. iJim. (26: yards) 14 points, was the runner up. Sweepstakes on the two days were won or dividel by It. Cussen, Flash, "Wonga, A. D. Menzies, ilT. M. Umphelby, J. P. Feehan, *Rox, 5James, FIairbairn, "Calrossie, R. Beamish and *Greener. -A £5 handic...
CAULFIELD. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 24 January 1914
SCAU LFI. EL:D Blind Harry was very sore after racing ant Aspendale, and has since been orn-the easy list. Belenus, who appears to be of very little use, has been sent back to Sydney. Scotland's Hero (Wallace--MiiEs Delaval) has again been put into work 'by Frank Muatgrave. A fresh addition to Geo. Buffrey's team is the up country performer Copper:bolt. Buifrey has returned Kate Howard to her owner. J. H. Slade has again 4aken Clontaft and Nine of Diamonds in hand. F. I1. Lewis has received at Caulfield from New Zealand, to be raced here, Gold Wave (half brother to Gunboat), Kos- troma (a recent winner in the Dominion), Mere and Tiptop (a brother to Gunboat). Cecil God:by .has decided to give Barios a spell .of a few months. Anna Carlovna and Orinoco, who have been spelling for some time, are agaaa back in E.. A. Connolly's stalble. Lady MIooltan (1 ooltani--Carboinette) has ibeen put into work again by 8. P. Casey. The four horses-Tip. Top, Gold WVave, Kostroma and Mere-who arrived...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 24 January 1914
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NOTES FROM THE TRACKS. FLEMINGTON. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 24 January 1914
1E3TES FROM TUE TRACKSU I[FROM OUR RESIDB?T CORtESPONDENT.] FLEMING 7TON. Capintesta, who has had a lengthy rest on Mr. 4. Russell's Langi Willi estate,ohas returned to R. H. Frew's stable to be pre .pared for the winter jumping races. St. Constant has been sent home to Mr. H. Alan Currie's Mount Elephant Station, in the Camperdown district, for a spell. It is said that on resuming work; the chest nut will be raced over hurdles. Miracle and Mafn, from 5as. Scobie's stable, are probable early departures for Tasmania. Argold, Ardmona and Masquerader are uinder orders for the countrty. Prizefighter, who is sore, has been on tlhe easy list this week. Stratiforn has joined Loch.Amos here. M. I.Murphy is now training' Warrain beach here. Miracle and Mafu will leave for Lauin eeston on Mondlay. Rockfast, Springbrook and Plasticene have arrived at T. Sanders's Newmarket Hotel from Western Australia. The trio will obe trained here by Tom Sanders. Thursday morning was fine, and a fair almount...
RIFLE SHOOTING. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 24 January 1914
RIFLE SHOOTIBC. BY CORDITE. . The ma:tter of making arrangements for the se lection of three men to represent Victoria in the Bisley team will be considered at the mneetin of the V.1R.A. council to be held at the end of this month. At Ipresent it" would be invidious to entEr into any discu.sion as to the chances of. partLicular shooters being included in the ~team. All that need be said just now is that it is to be hoped in whatever arrangements are made every rifle shot who possess the necessary qualifications will be given a fair chance of selection. The executive of the Commonwealth council nmet this week and tookl the necesary acltion to authiorise the State associations mlakig their various selec:ions. The Western Australian association has already decdel to hold a te.-t competition between thie leading shots of the State, at a guide to the selection of its one representative. In the Bisley team, Victoria and New South Wales will have three representatives each, South Australia...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 24 January 1914
LIOON SPA VATER. Is the Only Australian Water with genuine osmotic properties?. GOLLIN and Co., AGENTS. - -c i ii.re.s mor-e . tHai "meets the ye In "Lineol.n-Stuart,, Made Clot.ing, even aiowing far its Sgiving the maxiniu ni in Pleas ing Appearance. The Garments are made not merely to "'.Look" o:ell, but a'lso to "Least" Well .f) -the Inner Workmanship (the Part t*-at ts not immediatelyap. parent to or apPreciated by the average man) ie of the most i-ionest, Solid descrlptien-the sc inifongs are of the fBest Quality crn - uppliable at the various prices. iTo garment is tureise out rroni our work rooln i t oht is not worthll backig by our ?gusan'atee. A long and useful life is ensurL to re uit IefO ifila.s. To tPaten wo r k m an~l l shi p d escr i b ed , ad dl "t he a d v a nlta g e :of havilng .tl~he Big'g--t .alnd U~k8s Collection of " mH'enr thirigloS in tae Conwmalt h tr ;jelet. fromŽ, ;IO l u th. v'rluc i f tno e arctre tho t "YOUr'e SA'PI'SFAOTION LS AS ;ITN W'Jll'N Y.OU ORDE...
TURF NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 24 January 1914
TURF BOTES?.. Geelong races ito-day. Widden has now won three races in suc eession. William- town Races on Mon~day next, 26th inst. The Caulfield-trained Monorail Wcli the Steeplechase at the Warrnam?bool meeting last Saturday. Culma has been scratched for the Anni versary Handicap, to be run at -Williams town on Monday. General entries for the :V.R.C. and Y.A.T.C. Autumn meetings close on Tues day, 3rd F'ebruary. J. N. M'Gregor, with two winners--Wid den and The Guide--carried off the ridin. honors at Caulfield last Saturday. All the starters in the Hurdle Race and Steeplechase at Caulfield on Saturday com Dleted the course without mishap. The apprentice, P. Cody, having com pleted his term with Jas. Scobie, has been granted a jockey's licence by the V.R.C. Weights for the Newmarket Handicap, Australian 'Cup and V.A.T.C. Oakleigh Plate will be declared on Tuesday next, 27th jnst. E. Turner, W. Minter and :G. Grace leave for Tasmania early next week to ride at the big meetings at La...