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THE Daylesford Advocate Published Tuesday, Thursday. and Saturday. THURSDAY, APRIL 16 1914 [Newspaper Article] — Daylesford Advocate, Yandoit, Glenlyon and Eganstown Chronicle — 16 April 1914
THE . gtylwM Mdumk Published Tuesday, Thursday. aM Saturday. THURSDAY, APRIL 16 lal4 During Easter week, between 3000 aud 4000 visitors arrived by rail in Daylesford district. . On Thursday alone, the booking re turns totalled ] 278. ' Mr J. Roberts, slaughterman, formerly of Daylesford, was, with a couple of companions, returning^) Kyuelou from Hanging Rock races, " when the horse attached to their buggy swerved and ran the vehicle into a fence bounding the road. The driver was pulled over the front of the buggy, as the horse broke through its harness and bolted away, but he escaped with out hurt. Mr Roberts was pitched on to the roadway and had his left collar-bone broken in two. places. The other occupant of the vehicle was not thrown out. At yesterday's police court, Arthur Pretty was fined 2s or three hours' imprisonment lor a breach of the Education Act. The bench was occupied- by Messrs Densem and King, J's.P. Mellor's are now. offering three special values in blankets • On T...
BIG BATTERY BREAK. [Newspaper Article] — Daylesford Advocate, Yandoit, Glenlyon and Eganstown Chronicle — 16 April 1914
BIG BA-rrriERY BREAK. -Much 'comm.otion Was caused at ihe battery of the Garden Gully United mine, Bendigo, last Weety owing- to . a. cogwheel in the- enginci bicajiing and setting the whole machinery out of gear. Hearing the crushing noise the manager t(Mr _J. Ryan^ rushed from his office to the battery, but; lie twas unable to enter the building, Owing tfl the huge lumps which 'were flying in all directions. Steam had ko be shut off from the boiler befoijcj the engine could be stoppled. It livas then found that all tlhat was left' of 'the 12 feet fly wheel was th'cj hub aruj.. short stumps .of the spokes!.- The damage done to the machinery and building is estimated at about £200. The present King of Spain is al lowed £280,000 a year,
QUO VADIS? [Newspaper Article] — Daylesford Advocate, Yandoit, Glenlyon and Eganstown Chronicle — 16 April 1914
QUO VADIS? Of all the good pictures presented to Daylesford patrons by the Day lesford Picture Co., none can approach the Cines Co.'s wonderful masterpiece, ''Quo Vadis?'' in eight reels, 8,000 feet. When this picture was first shown in England, it created such a wonderful sensa tion amongst the moving picture world that the producers decided to offer the English rights at auction, j Spirited bidding ensued, aud the English rights were knocked down to Will Jury, of Jury's Pictures, for the sensational sum of .£7,600. No picture ever produced previously had reached anything like this sum. After a record run through England and other countries the picture was presented in Australia, aud when first shown in Sydney, by Spencer's, it caused such a seusation, that all previous records were broken, and crowded bouses ensued lor nine weeks continuously. West's, at Melbourne, followed, aud here the boom was so great that it ran continuously for eight weeks, to enormous houses. In all the Aus...
Overheard in Kennington. [Newspaper Article] — Daylesford Advocate, Yandoit, Glenlyon and Eganstown Chronicle — 16 April 1914
Overheard In Kennington. "Yondor," said "a'-mnn, pointing to a dwelling, "Is the house lu which I was born. We lived on the first door. At that tlmft , the now popular actor, occupied the top rooms. I do not think he Is a great artist; I regard him as a singularly fortunate man." "Then," responded his companion, "you wore born under a lucky star, "Why don't you* give us a llttlb Greek and Latin occasionally?" asked a country farmer of the new minister. "Why, do you understand those lan> guages?" "No; but we pay for the beBt, and wo ought to have It." Nurse Girl: I lost sight of the child mum, and Mother: Good gracious! Whj didn't you speak to a policeman? Nurse Girl: I was speaking to wun all the tolme, mum. "This bell," said a weli-moaning sex ton, .when showing the beltry ot.an Interesting village church to a party of visitors, "Is only rung In case of a Are, a flood, a visit from the lord bUhop of the diocese, or any suet mlwnltle*,"
DON'T WASTE TIME. [Newspaper Article] — Daylesford Advocate, Yandoit, Glenlyon and Eganstown Chronicle — 16 April 1914
DON'T WASTE TIME. Some w.omen mead garments after the period when they could be discard ed, and waste pounds In time and strength to save a few ponce. It Is no excuse to say that the time of a woman who Is not earning a living out in the world Is of no conse quence. It is valuable to herself In a great many ways, and malting a home or contributing to the happiness of a person Is quite as much to one's credit as Is doing work for strangOi s In ofTi ces and shops. Time is always valuablo,' and Its waste In useless duties or economies , should bo avoided. j
THE NORTH NUGGETTY AJAX. [Newspaper Article] — Daylesford Advocate, Yandoit, Glenlyon and Eganstown Chronicle — 16 April 1914
THE NORTH NUGGETTY AJAX. I igu, May 18 tons DZ dwt 1116 608 5 June 15 973 812 10 July 13 960 1014 0 August 10 967, 1160 0 Sept. 7 963 1451 11 OQt. 5' 903 1436 >4 Nov. 2 923 1454 '7 Dec. * 950 '4?8 4 Dej;. 2i 700 1320 □ 1912. Feb. 8 1190 1859 2 Margh 21 954 '549 13 April 10 . 943 '449 19 May 16 1260 1224 7 June 13 . ■ 270 J49 0 July 11 1130 • 631 0 August 8 1200 897 17 Sept. s 1287 769 t Oqt. 3 1420 769 0 Oct; 31 13S5 " 793 0 Nov. 28 i+ta 7'3 Q Dec. 23 ' tiM ' 7'3 0 '9'3 Jan. 23 1 too 5°7 0 Feb. 20 1300 532 O March 2a 1310 537 O ApTil 17 1020 3'8 O May 15 1328 ' 473 D June 12 1292 492 O July to 1110 37o IO August 7 1329 502 O Sept. 4 1313 412 O Oct. 2 1200 .362 O Oct. 30 1308 435 O Nov. 27 1108 •567 O Dec. 24 1024 474 O March 19 1771 759" O
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Daylesford Advocate, Yandoit, Glenlyon and Eganstown Chronicle — 16 April 1914
STOMACH WORM EXPELLED. And. Health Generally Improved aftjeir ; A few Doses of Comstock's "Dead Shot" Worm Pellets. That" Comstock's "Dead Shot' Worm Pellets are a safe and reliable remedy for the eradication of Worms is vouched for by Messrs J. O Leary, I of ill Peel-st., Uallurat liast, Vic., i-whose - little daughter---was' afflicted I for some . lime. Alter a few dos,c^, a stomach worm several inches long, i was expelled. Since thcfi the child i who previously was always ailing, has gamed considerably in weight, and is enjoying much better health. I Little daughter of mine, Julia," ■writes Mrs O'Lcary, was suffering from stomach worms, and I decided 'o try Comstock's 'Dead Shot' Worm I Pellets. My daughter has bdop ailing for some time, and was thin. After taking a few doses of the Pellets, and Dr Morse's Indian Root Pills, u worm several inches long was expelled from the bowels, which had the appearance of being ;l stomach worm. She is ; still continuing the . medicine, and sho...
LEARNED BY YOUNG FRENCH WOMEN. [Newspaper Article] — Daylesford Advocate, Yandoit, Glenlyon and Eganstown Chronicle — 16 April 1914
LEARNED BY YCUNG FRENCH WOMEN. A French lady thus described thf method by which many of her young countrywomen are being trained tc become skilful housewives and coolc.i. "They are Jal:en marketing undei the supervision of teachers, who in struct them in the art of choosing pro visions, judging prices and verifying weights. On returning to the school the pupils set about preparing the' food and learning how to malce the dishes called for. "Sixpence a day for each meal per person is allowed, and a bill of fare is composed representing an attrac tive and substantial repast. Each meal includes thirteen persons—a class of ten pupils, two teachers and a head teacher. Much stress is laid on the preparation of dainty dishes, so tha,1 even In a poor home the meal shall be Inviting as well as frugal. "In addition, the pupils are taught table manners and the beneficial ef fect of laughter and gaiety on the di lation."
CYNICAL SAYINGS. [Newspaper Article] — Daylesford Advocate, Yandoit, Glenlyon and Eganstown Chronicle — 16 April 1914
CYNICAL SAYINGS. Money may talk, bat a cool r-illioE! Ib cold and distant. Don't worry over lost opportunities Keep your eyes open for the next one that conies along. Most men measure the standard ol their own goodness by tile badness ol their neighbors. Women think men are cowards II they refuse to argue with them. A wrinkle worries a woman almosl as much as a bald spot worries a man Yon can make almost any man ner vous by telling him that a policeman was asking about him. Don't pawn your gun to buy ammii nlilon.
"PLENTY OF TIME." [Newspaper Article] — Daylesford Advocate, Yandoit, Glenlyon and Eganstown Chronicle — 16 April 1914
"PLENTr uf TlMt." Recently a writer, while In a sui rastic vein, community on the fan :hat all great proiicients in draughts ! ind chess have been men. To become j proficient in either gann, • one must | jave plenty ot lime tor practice. Dul, surely women have plenty of time; all that they have to„ do is to start the kitchen lire in the morning when they ! rise; to get breakfast; to make the j children ready for school; to wash the j iislies; to sweep and dust the house; , :o make the beds; to.scrub the kltcli 5n; to darn socks and stockings; to mend clothes; to do the marketing; to get the clothes ready for wash; often to do their own washing and Ironing; to prepare tilings for dinner; to have dinner, and again to wash the iishes; to get the children to bed; to do some more darning and patch ing; to wait on their husbands unti' :he husbands go to work in the morn ng; to keep themselves daintily dress Bd all through the various duties oi the day and to be ready smilingly and without...
SECRETS OF A COMPLEXION SPECIALIST. A Simple Prescription by Which a SpeciAlist Quickly Restored Hundreds of Ruined Complexions. [Newspaper Article] — Daylesford Advocate, Yandoit, Glenlyon and Eganstown Chronicle — 16 April 1914
SECRETS .OF- A ; COMPLEXION ■ SPECIALIST. A Simple Prescription by Which a SpeciAlist Quickly Restored Hun dreds of Ruined Complexions. At- a rcciint conference of special ists an interesting discusion took place in regard to the ways and means Hop beautifying and removing . bad com plexions, and the experts in this lin'e'. all agreed to the great value, of :wha,t is known am,ong> specialists as KIox oin i-Q'.ion. A well-known skin and complexion specialist present guvq. some w.onderful instances of case's where his patients had restor-qd thkiir disfigured complexions in an exceed ingly short time, by applying this lo tion, which consists of two ounces of; i'pjsc water, one dram of tincture Benzoin, and twfl ounces Flowers ol Oxzoinj and-can be prepared by any chemist, many of-- whom keep, it put' up ready for use under the name; lo;! l-'loxoin Lotion. He advised the ap-; plication j»f the lotion night and morri-, ing with a soft.cl.oth.or sponge.'and said that lie had. never kno...
HERE AND THERE. [Newspaper Article] — Daylesford Advocate, Yandoit, Glenlyon and Eganstown Chronicle — 16 April 1914
HERE AND THERE. '"Uncle Tom's Cabin,' of which 2-,ooo,ooo copies were sold in 10 years, comes next to the Bible in circulation. ■ Hacking Cough.—-'Tor about two years my son Eric had a nasty hack ing cough," saya Mr Albert W. Cole man, "Caramba," Moncnr-st., JJlll wicli Ilill, N.S.W. 'Then I gave him Chamberlain's .Cough Remedy, and af ter a few doses noticed lie had greatly improved. Before we had. given him the whole bottle his cougli bad com pletely disappeared. lie is now strong and well, aiul gaining weight daily."—Sold by A. Jilvis.h, merchant, J. and J. Albon, grocers, and N. Coghlan, storekeeper, Bullarlo. The letter x only occurs onto in a thousand letters in the English lan guage. Recommends 'I hem to His Custom ers.—"For some time 1 suffered with indigestion, caused by disordered livei and stomach," says Mr G. M. llar vey, Gipsuin-st., Kaihvay Town, Bro ken lli.l, N.S.W. "The only thing that gave me relief was Chamber lain's Tablets, and I consider them unequalled for dis...
DAYLESFORD WATER TRUST. [Newspaper Article] — Daylesford Advocate, Yandoit, Glenlyon and Eganstown Chronicle — 16 April 1914
DAYLESFORD WATER TRUST, j -*■ Hie monthly meeting of the Day lcsford Water Trust took place on ■Monday evening, 6th inst., when there Iwcic present: Mayor G. \V. Parker (chairman), and Corns King, Denseni, Trewhella, Ilowe, lironilield, lirownj, Walton, Mai tin, and McArttiur (Go vernment representative). , CORRESPONDENCE. ! A. Forrester, Victoria Park, asked the Trust to lay the wafer scrvice , to tile building line of liis property i (on which he has erectcd a house), at Stoney Creek road,—Request to bu complied wi ll. ' # • Denis Courtney, liullarto, wro'.e ic leasing a block formerly held by him. lie liifd been under the impnesslon that he was offering sufficient, us there are 25 acrcs . out of the 59 acres that are useless for agriculture, lie now offered .Ug instead of — Offer acceptcd. j CARETAKER'S REPORT Caretaker Liirati reported that- rJic water in the reservoir had bcqti low- | ered lit 9111 for the month, and now _ stood at 15ft. The rainfall for March ' was 128 points....
THE BOROUGH STONE CRUSHER. [Newspaper Article] — Daylesford Advocate, Yandoit, Glenlyon and Eganstown Chronicle — 16 April 1914
THE BOROUGH STQNE CRUSHER. - . Mi I'. A. Horsfall, • the Borough engineer, reported to th'q last meeting of the council, connerning: the stone crusher, as follows:— "I have stopped breaking at lablc Hill, and will start on the Glenlyon road this week. Ilie breaker was running for 33" days, and the quan tity broken was—metal 2012 loads, screenings, 440 loads, total londs, 245a. or. an average of 73 per day. I rec ikon these loads as 7/8 of a cubic yard, so that the average conies joni at 64 c.Vly.ards per day; This is 6 c.-yards better than the average for the. previous four years, and was diie to letting the^'quarrying by contract and so having the spalls handier. This meant cheaper breaking, but the extra*, handling in the quarryj and the increased wages (16s, per day higher than last- year for the gang), 'just about offset the advantage, and th« metal delivered in Albert-st. cost 5s 2d per c, yard, which is the average for the-four previous years. This .5s 2d is made up,as follows...
THE SMILES OF COMIC SINGERS. A Difficult Accomplishment. [Newspaper Article] — Daylesford Advocate, Yandoit, Glenlyon and Eganstown Chronicle — 16 April 1914
THE SMILES OF. COMIC SINGERS. A Difficult Accomplishment. "You can have no idea how hard It Is to smile continuously for ten minutes," says a music-hali artist; "biit the smile to one in my profession is just as much a part of the business as the song or dance, and has to lie acquired. In fact, It is one of the. first things to be lef'^t. "Ten minutes' smiling maltes the muscles of the face ache terribly at first. Few performers can smile grace fully or even naturally; with most-fr becomes merely a grin, mid to anyone near them they appear simply Idiotic. "It is quite easy to see from tin stage whether your 'turn' is giving sat isfaction, and should the reverse be the case, It would obviously lie iinpos sible to feel gay enough to smile. I have seen a girl whose first song hat been hissed by the audience come or. for the second, smiling as though sir had met with the greatest applause Of course, tho smile was purely me chanlcal. - "Before I made, my debut, tny teacher in stage-craft...
A SURPRISE FOR THE BRIDEGROOM. [Newspaper Article] — Daylesford Advocate, Yandoit, Glenlyon and Eganstown Chronicle — 16 April 1914
A SURPRISE FOR THE &RIDE GROOM. The groom entered nlone and said confidentially: "Do you use the word 'obey' In your marriage service, Mr. ?" "No," said the minister. "I do' not, usually." "Well," said the expectant benedict, "I have como to ask you to marry me now, and I Want it used." ■ "Certainly," replied the other. "It shall be done," and presently stood solemnly before him. "James T-—said the clergyman, "do you take this woman to be your wedded wifi}?" "I do." • "Do you absolutely promise to love, to honor, and-obey her so long as yon both shall live?" Horror and rebellion struggled with the sanctities of the occasion 011 the bridegroom's face, but lie chokingly responded: "I do," and the meek ItrUl* decorously promised in her turn. After the ceremony was over, the bridegroom said excitedly to the grave minister: "You misunderstood me, sir! You misunderstood me! I referred to the woman's promising to obey." "Ah! did you, indeed?" serenely an swered his reverence. "But ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Daylesford Advocate, Yandoit, Glenlyon and Eganstown Chronicle — 16 April 1914
Bought a Bolt It:.—"I had pains in my legs which the doctor, was said ■was rheumatism," writes Mr Kobt. Cochrane, builder, Waimiha, N.Z. "His lotion did me no good, and I suffered misery. I saw il friend using some liniment, which he told me was' Chamberlain's i'ain Balm, and offered J me his bottle to try it. It. did me' so much, good that I bought a bottle ' myself, and was' soon free of all pains."—Sold by A. Elvish, merchant, J. and J. Albon, groccis, and N. Coghlatl, storekeeper, Bulhirlo. J In various parts of India otters tire used by the natives to catch fish for them. So rapid is the speed olf the otter under water that no fish can Es cape them. When not •working the otters are tied to stakes like chained dogs.