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AGRICULTURE. ON PLOUGHING. Some Practical Hints. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 12 September 1914
AGRICULTURE. ON PLOUGHING. Some Practical Hints. A recent number of the "Lincoln Col lege Magazine" contains some excel lent hints on ploughing, given in the course of a lecture by Mr. \V. Street, the farm overseer. More depends upon the quality of the ploughi^0 m«j» tanners are aware or', for, as a rule, they think that good after-cultivation will cover up the defects of bad ploughing. But it is well known that uneven plough ing shows up clearly in the succeed ing crops, for there is a ra-irkeU dif ference in the crop obtained off half a paddock ploughed at ti^in. compared with that off the other half ploughed at 4^ ill. Straight ploughing is far better than crooked, lor in taking a bend the plough is pulled away from its work and cannot pack the furrows as it should, the horses pulling one way, and the plough tending to go the other. This leaves a badly-packed furrow bot tom, which no amount of cultivation can properly remedy. It is therefore important that pioughing should be str...
Better Now Than Later. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 12 September 1914
Better Now Than Later. One of the shrewd lairds of Lan arkshire had evidently experienced the difficulties of collecting money lent to friends. "Laird," a neighbor accosted him one morning, "I need twenty poonds. If ye'll he guid enough to tak' ma note, ye'll hae yere money hack agin in three months frae the day-" "Nae, Donald," Teplied the laird, "I canna do it." "But, laird, ye hae often done the like fer yere friends." "Nae, mon, 1 canna obleege ye." i "But, laird " "Will ye listen to me, Donald? As soon as I took yere note ye'd draw the twenty poonds, would ye no?" Donald could not deny that he would. "I ken ye weel, Donald," the laird continued, "and I ken that in three months ye'd nae be ready to pay me ma money. Then, ye ken, we'd quar rel. But if we're to quarrel, Donald, I'd rather do it boo, when I hae ma twenty poonds in ma pocket"
WOMAN'S WORLD. THE BRIDE OF HER SON. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 12 September 1914
WOMAN'S WORLD. THE BRIDE OF HER SON. No moment in a woman's life is I quite so dillicuit as that in wiiicii she meets her son's future wife lor the lirst time, l'erhaps tlie moment is al mo t as dillicuit for the iiaucee, but I slie possesses the glorious si-if-couti uence of youth, ami cannot quite i^rasp the view-point of the woman who knows that the marriage of her son j means her loss, but his gain. A moth er rarely loses the love and friendship ol a daughter who marries, but when a son weds she instinctively commits one or two possible grave errors—she iritates her daughter-in-law by medd ling in the affairs of the new little home, or, in her anxiety not to seem interfering, she stands aloof and ap pears indifferent. The force of convention makes it particularly dillicuit for a woman to play successfully her role of mother in-law. Tradition says that all moth ers-in-law are disagreeable, officious creatures. And even if Daisy is pre pared to be charming to her husband's mother,...
HOW TO BE POPULAR. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 12 September 1914
HOW TO BE POPULAR. Be a good listener. Always be ready to lend a hand. Never monopolise the conversation. Take a genuine interest in other people. Tke pains to remember names and faces. Look for the good in others, not for their faults. Forgive and forget injuries, but never forget benefits. Rejoice as genuinely in another's success as in your own. Have a lcind word and a cheery, en couraging smile for every one. Learn to control yourself under the most trying circumstances. Don't get into the habit of doing lit tle duties that should be done by other people. It isn't quite fair to them. In this life everyone ought to do their own work If they are to grow as they should.
OVERDOING IT. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 12 September 1914
OVERDOING IT. "Yes," said the pert young lady, "men are becoming less polite towards women every day." "Oh, well," remarked the undoubted ly stout but charming young thing, "I'll be truthful. I can't say I have found men less polite than they used to be. Why, only yesterday, when I got into a tram-car, no less than three gentlemen rose and offered me their seats." "But wasn't that overdoing the thing dear?" smiled the red-cheeked girl. "Overdoing it, Miss Brown!" cried the stout lady. "I don't understand you. To me it seems impossible to overdo a courteous action." "Yes; but there was no call for three to offer their seats," said the other, "when two would have been quite sufficient." Has sorrow knocked at your door? Has circumstance foiled your wishes? Still there is life to be lived. Wait not till you are in happier mood, but set forward at once. Perchance then the happier mood will follow you. There is a Hindu proverb which \ can give a good deal of solid satis- J faction in a ha...
BIG BUBBLES. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 12 September 1914
BIG BUBBLES. 1-Iow would you like to be able to blow a soap bubble as big as a trunk? This bas been accomplished by Dr. Boys (writes A. L. Hodges, in the "Associated Sunday Magazines o£ America"), who has made them 30 inches in diameter. With large bub bles, of course, many experiments may be attempted that are not feas ible with small ones. The solution used is the well-known Plateau's solu tion, which consists of one part ol'e ate of soda to forty of water, to this being added a third its volume of glycerine. As a large bubble needs a good deal of feeding while it is be ing blown, Dr. Boys used a serrated cambric cloth put as a rim on the bubble-end of his pipe. This was first saturated with the solution, and as the 'bubble grew and expanded it was ted from this. Scientifically, a bubble is a won derful thing. The film gets so thin just 'before it bursts that there are only a few molecules from one side to the other. A bubble with the Bame density inside as the air outBide ia a pe...
II. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 12 September 1914
n. "Is Miss Hazelton at home?" The trim maid-servant who appeared at the door of the banker's substantial residence ou Hampstead Heatli re garded the visitor's lovely face with some curiosity and interest. She knew it well as belonging to Miss Al thea Sanden, leading lady and trage dienne at tlie Galaxy Theatre. "Yes, miss," she smiled. "Come this way, please." Althea, a vision of delight in tawny colored ninon and lace, followed her | conductress along a softly-carpeted corridor until she came to a portiere liung before an open door. Here.the girl paused aud, drawing aside the j curtain, "Miss Althea Standen!" she announced, in important tones, and stood admiringly aside as Althea pass ed in with a taint silken rustle and a delicious fragrance of violets. Already in anticipation the maid was describing in detail to her fellow servants the beauty and wonderful clothes of the famous actress, and, bubbling with excitement, she dropped the curtain into place and sped away to the kitche...
THE LADDER OF FAME. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 12 September 1914
THE LADDER OF FAME. I. "Then it's true—you are really go ing to be married?" The anguish that underlay the low spoken words—the stricken look of the woman who uttered tliom escap ed the notice of the man, who stood with his face to the fireplace, study ing a picture on tlie opposite wall. But he was not thinking of the picf-1-' rs at all, for in his eyes was a dreamy look of happiness that told the watch * er all too surely of the self-absorption that enveloped him. "Yes," lie said, slowly and lingering ly, as though he were feeding on the happiness that had come to him. "Yes, I am really going to be married; and ^-turning to his companion "I had to come and tell you first, Althea, for we've been such pals, you and I, haven't we?" She drew a short, sharp breath, and turned to the window. "When is it to be—your wedding, X mean?" she asked, in a stifled voice. "In June." He laughed joyously. "Beautiful, leafy June. What better month .could one have?" \ Tlie Words fell like'ice on tha ...
TASMANIA. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 12 September 1914
TASMANIA. D. J. O'Keefe, Lab. ... 39,274 J. H. Long, Lab 30,233 J. Guy, Lab. 39,07S J. H. Keating, Lib. ... 38.701 R. K. liea'ly, Lab. ... 38,152 T. J. K. Bakhap, Lib. ... 37.881 W. IS. Shoobridge, Lab. ... 37,.'>43 L. M. Shoobridge, Lib. ... 37 526 E. Mulcahy, Lib 37.4f)3 J. McDonald, Lab. ... 37,203 J. S. Clemone, Lib. ... 36.147 A. H. Niehola, Lib. ... 35.907 C. St. C. Cameron, Ind. ... 6.874 D. Blansbard, Ind. ... 2,790 W. J. Nicholls, Berringa,
WESTERN AUSTRALIA. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 12 September 1914
"WESTERN AUSTRALIA. G. F, Pearce, Lab. ... 02,027 P. J. Lynch, Lab. ... 00,320 E. Needham, Lab. -... 00,091 G. Henderson, Lab. ... 59,949 R. Buzacott, Lab ... 59.589 H. De Largie, Lab. ... 5S,74G W. J. Butcher, Lib. ... 55,714 W. E. Dempster, Lib. ... 53,029 G. L. Throssel, Lib. ... 51.931 J. Thomson. Lib 51,317 Y. P. H. Spencer, Lib. ... 50,510 C. F. J. North, Lib. ... 50,420
SOUTH AUSTRALIA. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 12 September 1914
SOUTH AUSTRALIA. J. W. Shannon, Lib. J. Newland, Lab. J. V. O'Loghlin, Lab. K. S. Gnthrie, Lab. W. Senior, Lab. ... W. H. -Story, Lab. E. L. Vardon, Lib. B. Benny, Lib. O. F. Jenkin, Lib. G. F. Stewait, Lib. P. M. Daly, Lib. ... . 183,436 108,350 107.942 107,537 IOC,908 104,180 86,737 86,061 85,616 84.526 83.S36
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 12 September 1914
Sales. The attention of bntcbera and others is drawn to the clearing sale of Mr J. J, Gladstone's, to take place on Wednesday next at Rokewood Junction. liIA iaillilEH WRITES THIS LETTER TO [j Reamed 1 or [t SiragSs Women TO ALWAYS USE WHEN OUT OF SORTS OR NERVOUS WIS®. More lhan any olhcr* this document proves ihe value of this great family medicine. "Sunnystde, WalJ.jrvj, "" "5.'a-.7-2V"U2. "Having seen in ono of your books the names of those benefited by CLEMENTS TONIC, I add my testimony, seeing nono like it anywhere. "It might benefit others, as it did mo, when rearing my family. By its usa I had the brightest, healthiest children, a boy 17, and three girls 15, 13 and 10 years. Neither knows what carachc. tooth ache, or headache is. " I attribute it to nothing but the use of CLEMENTS TONIC, as 1 am not very strong. I would use it when run down cr out of soi'.'s, and then would enjoy the best of health. "All young married women shall use it, as it is such a grand nerve and inusc...
It Is Said. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 12 September 1914
ii is Sam. That Constable Jones arrived at Berringa on Tuesday, and entered upon his new duties. That there will be a stir at Ber ringa on Wednesday—the day fixed for a local wedding. That, in order to permit of the prpsfnco of Mr J. Chatham, M.L.A., the conference of (ho Scarsdala and Scnythesdile borough councils haB been fixed for 21st inat. That lighting and other alerations are now being effected at the Ber ringa State school. That the send off to tbeScarsdale soldiers last week was one of the most enthusiastic demonstrations ever seen in the district.
Grenville Shire Council. Thursday, 3rd September. STATUTORY MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 12 September 1914
Grenviiie suite gduqgii. Thursday, 3rd September. STATUTORY MEETING. Present—Crs Douglas (chairman, in tho absence of President Vaughan, for whom an apology was received), Wallis, Ken nedy, Poynton, Blakeley, Nnnn, Clarke, and Shepherd. It was decided that the president's al lowance bo .£40. The whole of (he council was appointed a finance committee for the ensuing year. Cr Clarke moved that Cr Kennedy bo president for the ensuing year. Cr Wal lis seconded.—Carried. Cr Kennedy, in taking the presidential chair, thanked councillors for tho honor conferred upon him. Ho was sure tho business would, as usual, bo conductod in a business-liko way. Ho said ho had orred, but lio was sure councillors would forgive and forget. He moved a vote of thanks to the retiring president, and ho was sorry he was not present. Although he had lived a long way away ho had attended regularly and carried out his duties well. Cr Poynton seconded. Cr Vaughan had carried out his duties with dignity to himself ...
THE SENATE. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 12 September 1914
THE SENATE. The voting in the Berringa sub division for Ihe Senate was as fol lows : — Barker ... ... 447 Barnes ... ... 447 Blakey ... ... 447 Cook ... ... 135 Edgar ... ... 133 Findley... ... 443 Mauser ... ... 140 M'Coll ... ... 137 M'KisEock ... 443 M'Lean ... ... 136 Ruestlt ... ... 44G Trenwith ... 132 Informal, 19. The vo'.iDg for the 6ix Labor ser atore for Victoiia conclusively shows that, so far as returns have come to hand, the election of the six Labor senators seems assured. The figures for Victoria and the other states in the Commonwealth are VICTORIA. J. Barnes, Lab. S. Baiker. Lab E. J. Russell, Lab. N. N. M'Kiseock, Lab. ... A. E. H. Blakey, Lab. ... E. Find ley, Lab ;. J. H. M-Coll, Lib. S. Maugf-r, Lib. ... W. H. Edgar, Lib. J. II. Cook, Lib W. A. Trenwitb, Lib W. J. McLean, Lib. 314,838 314,693 314,012 313,800 312.275 30!), 025 274,3'JS 273,1)03 270,740 269,881 269.076 26S,268
BERRINGA SUBDIVISION. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 12 September 1914
BERRINGA SUBDIVISION. A pood vote was recorded in the Berringa sub-division. an&lt;? the vot ing was decidedly in favrr of the Labcr candidate, Mr M'Grath. The polling passed off without incident of any kind. The voting for the respective candidates was as follows Coldham. ta'Grath. Beiringa 75 231 Staff'shire Reef 7 40 Grand Trunk 6 " i30 Italian Gully 15 G6 Piggoreet 8 54 Happy Valley 36 4S VJ7 469 Informal, 4.
QUEENSLAND. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 12 September 1914
QUEEJSSLAND. R. T. Givt-ns, Lab. W. J. R. MaujghaD, Lab. M. A. Fenickp, Lab. J. C. Stewart, Lab. J. Mullan, Lab. ... H. Tin ley, Lab. ... T. W. Ciawford, Lib. F. Johnson, Lib. ... A. P. Jones, Lib. "W. AitcbiEOD, Lib. E. E. Smith, Lib. M. W. O'Donnpll, Lib."
NEW SOUTH WALES. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 12 September 1914
NEW SOUTH WALES. A. Gardiner, Lab. A. J. Gould, Lib. ... A. McDougal), Lub. J. Grant, Lab. Ei D. Mil!en. Lib. D. Wafeon, Lab, ... C. W. Oaku-, Lib. A. Rae, Lwb. F. Copd, Lib. I. M. S. Smitb, Lab. H. E. Piatten, Lib. A. K. Trtlhcwar. Lib. .. 323,000 ,.. 321,743 .. 321,23S ... 320,912 .. 319,903 ... 317,454 ... 314,558 ... 312,510 ... 300.638 ... 304,7S0 ... 303,793 ... 300,792
SMYTHESDALE. COMMON MANAGERS. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 12 September 1914
SMYTH ESDALE. COMMON MANAGERS. The quarterly meeting of the managers was lipid on Monday -evening. Mr D. M'Meuamin pre sided. Tbe secretary reported that lie li'ad written a letter of condi lence to R. Hally, which was approved of. The secretary reported that ICS cat iJe, 26 hoifts, and 7 goals had been registered during the quarter, and the fees collected amounted to £10 lis 6d. It was resolved fo purchase a bull calf, to be reared up on the common. Accounts amounting to £12 6s 3d were passed ft r payment.