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APPIN [Newspaper Article] — Korong Vale Lance and North West Advertiser — 20 June 1914
APP1N A good number,sat down to play euchre on Tuesday, when a very goed ev ning was spent by those taking part. The lady's prize, sil ver barked hair brushes and clothes brush, kindly donated by Mr T. O. Wellman, of Appin But ter Factory Trading Co., was won by Mrs, W. H. Wilkinson, and the gent's, a handsome table lamp, donated by Mr Darvall, Co-opera tive Store, Macorna, was won by Mr T. Carter. At 10 o'clock the hall was cleared for dancing, when 25 couples tripped the floor until the early hours. The music was well supplied by Messrs Vallance and Jobbing, and was all that c uld be desired. The floor was in excellent condition, and is re garded as the best in the Kerang district. The ladies we:e again to the fore in supplying refreshments and the duties of M.C. fell to Mr W. A. Wood. A painful accident occurred here last Sunday. The Misses Moore, daughters of Mr R. Moore, were returning from the English Church service' when their horse be came frightened and both ladies were thr...
FROM VARIOUS SOURCES. [Newspaper Article] — Korong Vale Lance and North West Advertiser — 20 June 1914
(, ,':t from various s6uroes. Distance londs onchantment—but not when you're taking your girl home In a taxi-cab.—"New York Tri bune." Tho osteomed woathor clerk has sprung a now ono.' It Is tho word "smog," and It moans smoko and fog. Tho clerk explains that vory frequent ly there are tlmoB when UiIb mixture Is apparent In tho atmosphoro, and It considers the new word a great little Idoa. Very well, "smog" let it be. Hut why end there? Lot's call a mixture of snow nnd mud "smud." A mixture of snow and soot "snoot," and a mix ture of snow and hall "snail." Thus we might, have a weather forecast— "Snail to-day, turning to snoot to night; to-morrow smoggy with annul." —"ICokomo Times." The Suffragettes are engaged in re vising the Bible. They'll probably wftllt to call It Norah's ark.—"Detroit Free Press." Bill, an outback identity, was sus pected of being concerned in a slieop steallng campaign that had raged In tho district for some months. Ultim ately his hut was raided by two poli...
Football. KORONG DISTRICT CENTRAL ASSOCIATION. [Newspaper Article] — Korong Vale Lance and North West Advertiser — 20 June 1914
Football. Korong District Central Association. The final matches in the first round of the above association were played on Saturday last, when Inglewood were defeated by Korong Vale,- and Bridge water by Wedderburn. So far Wedderburn have not been de feated, and are leading by four points, the full number of points they have scored being 12. Korong Vale are second on the list with eight points, being de feated in the first match of the season by Wedderburn. Ingle wood rank third, with 4 points, the only win they have had being against Bridgewater, who they defeated by one point. Bridge water are last on the list, having lost all three matches, this, no doubt, being due to the fact that, they have lost several of their last year star players, whose places they have had to fill with younger players.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Korong Vale Lance and North West Advertiser — 20 June 1914
Q'JICKLV DISAI'I'ICAUHI). "All lust winter I li:'al my twn Ihivi; ill >yith very laid cold*," says Mr (i. Aicliliul.l, Nil I |jal;er-slreel, 1,'ewisham, N.S.AV. " Ifnving lieun' 'V f'icii'l itboiit C|mi>!I lierlaln'n Cnuuli Itumcdy I gave it a trial, with the result that thuonldsquiuldy dl.-np pearo My lu'iv, aged four months, hada cough now and 1 am giving him Chamber lain's Cough Remedy and there is always a decided improvement." Hold by T, «T. lioliun and J U, firoij,', h}ii)v):iM>pei'«,
WEDDERBURN V. BRIDGEWATER. [Newspaper Article] — Korong Vale Lance and North West Advertiser — 20 June 1914
VVedderburn v. Bridgewater. The above teams met on Satui1 day last on the Wedderburn ground, and a large number of supporters of both teams turned out to witness the match, A good game resulted, the play being open, even and well con tested throughout. The locals took advantage- of the strong wind which was blowing in th • fn-st quarter and opened by kicking towards the easter nr.a1 'PVia conras at flit. nr.rl the respective quarters were : - 1st quarter —Wedderburn, 3 goals % bohirjds ; Bridgewater, 1 goal 3 behinds. 2nd"quarter Wed? derburii 4 goals 3 behinds'j Bridgewater 1 goal 5 behinds. 8rd quarter - Wedderburn 6 goals 7 behinds ; Bridgewater, 3 goals 5 behinds. Final - Wedderburn 7 goals 7 behinds ; Bridgewater 3 gnnls 7 behinds, For the win ners Thompson showed best form, while Burge, Henderson, Allsop and Saunders also played well. Bridgewater were best served by Samers, J. and L. Bissett, Stuart Wylie and Harrison.
KORONG VALE V. INGLEWOOD. [Newspaper Article] — Korong Vale Lance and North West Advertiser — 20 June 1914
Korong Vale v. Inglevvood. The above teams met for the first time this season on Saturday last in the Recreation Reserve. There was a good attendance of spectators, most of whom were of the opinion that a close game would result, but in this they were disappointed, as the came was rather one-sided, although some interesting play was wit nessed. From the bounce the Valeites were the first to get going, and the ball was sent well forward and Watts snapped a behind. From the kick-off the visitors worked the ball to the other end of the ground, and at tacking strongly, secured a sixer. The Vale again forwarded from the bounce, and a behind was added to their score. Jury fol lowing shortly after with a sixer. Grieves and Ern Fisher were re sponsible for two more goals be fore the bell rang, while Ingle wood were unable to add to their score. The scores at the end of the term beingKorong Vale, 3 goals 4 behinds ; Inglewood 1 goal. In the second quarter InglewOod put heart into their suppo...
BUTTER FROM THE NORTH. DRY AUTUMN AFFECTS VICTORIA. [Newspaper Article] — Korong Vale Lance and North West Advertiser — 20 June 1914
BUTTER FROM THE NORTH. DRY AUTUMN AFFECTS VICTORIA. Victoria, which recovered herself from tlio boom calamity by starting the Australian dairy Industry, now re ceives butter from Queensland and New South Wales—States which but tardily followed her into this field of rural enterprise. Shiploads of Syd ney and Brisbane buttor ave coming into Melbourne every week. The cir cumstance is not usual. Victoria had a dry autumn and the Northern States a wet one; at the same time, butter pricos keep low in London, and con sequently Melbourno agents were able to get butter down from the two other capitals at a price which allowed pro fitable competition with the local pro duct. The occurrence goes to show that Australia is rapidly becoming a self-sustaining country, as she should be. Not many years ago Australia was Importing butter from Europe, and now she is helping to find tlio old world In that and many other food stuffs.
RISE OF A REBEL. MANKILLER, BANDIT & SOLDIER. [Newspaper Article] — Korong Vale Lance and North West Advertiser — 20 June 1914
RISE OF A REBEL. MANKILU2R, BANDIT & SOLDIER. It is barely a year ago since Pan cho Villa escaped from the United States border controls and Mexican In fantry to take the field with a single horse, which had been "borrowed," two sacks of flour and nine men. Last month lie returned with ten thousand followers, mostly well-armed quick-moving cavalrymen, thirty eight large field-pieces, fifty rapid-fire guns, a train-load of ammunition, and other train-loads of supplies for his troops, and over 5,000,000 Mexican dollars. He controls the richest mines and farm lands in Mexico to day. All this in twelve months. And for fifteen years previously, while waiting his chance, he was a man killer, a bandit, and a soldier of for tune.
KITCHEN WRINKLES. [Newspaper Article] — Korong Vale Lance and North West Advertiser — 20 June 1914
KITCHEN WRINKLES. Corks may be made airtight and watertight by keeping them immers ed In oil for five minutes. Ink stains on the flngors may be re moved by slightly damping the brim stone end of a match, and with rub uing the stalnB. When boiling fowls or fish, add to Clio wator in which they are boiled the Juice of half a lomon. Tills will make thorn beautifully white. If moths are In n carpet, Bpread a Jamp towol over the part and iron it dry with a hot iron. The heat and itoam will kill the worms and oggs. Every woman who cuts out from a paper pattorn knows of the botlior in pinning it flat to the cloth. Take a hot Iron and smooth the tissue paper pattern ovor the clotli, and it will re jialn flat without pins. To clean a mackintosh or dark ilotlia from mud stains, brush off all the mud and rub nil stains with the cut surface of a raw potato, then sponge with clear water, using a piece of dark material for sponging. Deforo blacking the stove, rub soap suds on tho hands, allowing ...
WHY BAD TEMPER MAKES YOU UGLY. By a Medical Man. [Newspaper Article] — Korong Vale Lance and North West Advertiser — 20 June 1914
WHY BAD TEMPER MAKES YOU UGLY. By a Medical Man. It la said by many people that, whilst the art and scienco of surgory ad vances by leaps and bounds, tho slstor sclenco of medicino movos onwards vory slowly. This shows Iaelc of know ledge. It must bo admitted that sur | gery has made marvellous progress of late years. Things thought Impos sible a score, even a dozen years ago aro of everyday occurronco now. All Incised wound of the heart has been stltchod up, a ruptured bladder sutured, a stomach removed, tho large lntestlno excised,.a pleco of dlsoased bono sawn off and a ploco of sound bono grafted in its placo, and all the patients recovered. But tho physicians have not been idle. Tho researches in embryology, tracing the origin of tissues and tho gradual building-up of the moro complicated organs, have thrown much-needed light on the moBt vital phenomena of life. Inquiries Intc tho' molecular changes of nerve cells the chemistry of the human body, the activities of certain bacte...
PATTEUN FOR CHILD'S MAGYAR DRESS. [Newspaper Article] — Korong Vale Lance and North West Advertiser — 20 June 1914
PATTEUN FOR CHILD'S MAGYAR DRESS. This useful iittle magyar dress way be made of delaine and trimmed with fancy braid. It la also suitable for cashmere, sergo or flannel. It repre sents "Everylady's Journal" pattern No. J 20 and is cut In one size only— lor a child of two years. This pattern may be bought for nincpeucc from local pattern agent, or will bo sent post free to any address if liincpenco in stamps Is sent to Dept. "A," "Everylady's Journal," 37C Swanston-street, Melbourne. State number of pattern and size required. If o, penny stamp Is sent to above ad dress, a *Spp. catalogue will be sent to any reader who writes "send free cataloguo." The Veracious Verger: "In the far corner lies William the Conqueror; behind the organ, where you can't see '0111, are the tooms o' Guy Fawkes, Kobln 'Ood, and Cardinal Wolsey. Now, does that, guido-boolc, as I sees you 'ave In your 'and, tell you who is lyln' 'ere, sir?"' The ScointIc.il Tourist: "No; hut I can guess." A Nonconformist mini...
MEISSONIER AND HIS GARDENER [Newspaper Article] — Korong Vale Lance and North West Advertiser — 20 June 1914
MEISS0N1ER AND HIS GARDENER Meitsmuer,. like many other colcbri ties, had a pa'haion for gardening. His gardener, an accomplished botanist, knew io perfection the seeds of every plant, and .MeiK.sonier had often tried in vain to throw him oft his ^uard. "This time 1 have got him," the ar tist remarked to a party of frierifls at the d'nner-iable, ami he showed them a small packet containing the dried roe of a herring, lie then sent for the gardener. "Do yon know this seed?" Mession ier inquired. The gardener carefully scrutinised the grains. "Why not?" he said, at last; "they are the seeds of the Polpus fluscinnis, a very rare tropical plant." "How long will they be in coming up?" Aleissonier asked, with a.chuckle of suppressed exultation. "About a fortnight, was the reply. Two weeks later the guests were again assembled at Meissonier's table, and after dinner the gardener was an nounced. "Monsieur Aleissonier," the man said, "the seed has just come up." "Ah! yott surprise me! the ar...
POLITENESS IN THE HOME. [Newspaper Article] — Korong Vale Lance and North West Advertiser — 20 June 1914
POLITENESS IN THE HOME. li is significant to observe how some men fail to know how to treat., ilieir wives and sisters when they meet them. It seems to them Quite unnecessary to lift their hats, or to give heir nearest and dearest the courtesy they would freely render to any .woman outside of the domestic circle. This should not be, and the sooner a revolution is accomplished the bet ter. The ablest and most persuasive treatise on the etiquette of the home will not be able by itself to work the change, alhough it would be helpful townntr. that end. What is needed is the right training of boys and girls. Courteous behavior should be en forced by parents in the same way as oilier good finalities are taught. One of Ihe most successful instruct ors of the young in our day bears this testimony: "People complain of the way children behave, and lay the blame of their behavior on the day school; but if they would only make the children do at home as they are required to do in school, matter...
CHAPTER V. The Barriers Swept. [Newspaper Article] — Korong Vale Lance and North West Advertiser — 20 June 1914
CHAPTER V. The Barriers SwoDt. Elsie Bisset stood under the brun ches of Ilio trysting tree wringing her hands as if under the influence of great mental emotion. The week that had gone by since sho had told Angus of her love had been one of tense agony. The home-coming of Eric had made the ordeal greater than hor ten der heart could bear. How fierce had been the rnnfUnt nf tlinfln lnnf rlnvn one glance into tlie wail, careworn face, witli the large, frightened eyes, sufjiced to show. She hud striven with pathetic earn estiiess to bo true to her vow. But, oh! whv had Angus left her to fight alone? Why, amid the pressure of his work had he not found time to steal to her side as others would have done, and help to strengthen her? Rut, ah, .lie did not know, she had not told him—she had boon too frightened to tell him; and now she shivered, feeling that she was not able to fight alone. And Eric bad boon so loving, his devotion had been so unremitting, his tenderness so winning! lint har...
EDUCATION OF THE YOUNG. By a Mother. [Newspaper Article] — Korong Vale Lance and North West Advertiser — 20 June 1914
EDUCATION' OF THE YOUNG. By n Mother. l'or all purposes of permanent in fluence, 110 period is like childhood nnd youth. And a man's youth, for moral improvement, lasts the whole of his allotted lifetime on earth. Some young people grow old too rast ror tlioir highest ndvantage. They thinl; they have finished their education! while yet in lliuir teens. And some mothers foolishly grant practical ad mission to the idea. But education is never finished so long ns opportunity continues, however early it may com mence. The whole of this sliorl life may he called tho period of youth for purposes of improvement. It is the period that determines tho weal or woe that conies after it. And of this brief probation the lirst half is gen erally decisivo of all that follows, Tho shape of the tree is that which it took when a twig. 1 "The child is father to tho man," simply because the man is formed in childhood. Old age is generally the ripe fruit of which childhood and youth are the seed-time and...
LADIES' COLUMN. THE WOMAN-AT-ARMS. [Newspaper Article] — Korong Vale Lance and North West Advertiser — 20 June 1914
LADIES' COLUMN. THE WOMAN-AT-ARMS. I ride to a tourney with sordid things; Tlioy grunt no quarter, but wlisit euro I? My casque ia crested with Iron wings. And lovo, for a «word, at my stirrup swings, And shrill In my ear Truth's trumpet slusa: "Though tlioy slay you, you shall not die!" I have bartered and begged, I have chcated and Hod; liut now, however tho bnttlo betide, Uncowod by the clamor, I ride, ride, rldo! Who will may splinter the shopman's panes; Such deeds as thcBe be no deeds of mine. Not by tumult nor wrong .do I mea sure my gains. Cut whero gentleness triumphs and With foot in the stirrup nnd hand on tho roIiiD Von may sen my buckler shine. 1 have been wanton ami queen all o bride, I liavd veiled my soul tor my body's pride, Now, mighty in armor, I ride, ride, ride! i ride to the buttle with lust and greed. Why marvel yo then at a woman In arms? 1 tun sprung from tho loins of a mar tial breed— Heir to the lances at Runnymedo, Cromwell's courage and Ireton's speed An...
AN EXCLUSIVE CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Korong Vale Lance and North West Advertiser — 20 June 1914
AN EXCLUSIVE CLUB. Thero are in Montreal at the pres ent time four ftiembers of the most exclusive club In tho world—the "Cir cumnavigators' Club"—and they are searching for men who have travelled round the world. 'The club has. quar ters in New York Melbourne and Buenos Ayres. This month they In tend to get together for the (Irst diu ner this club has held on Canadian soil. Ono of the circumnavigators has been deputed to find out how many other globo-trotters there are in Mon treal who can come up to the require ments of. tho club.. In order to be come a member one must actually have circumnavigated the globe. Many international celebrities in politics literature-art and business havo joined the Circumnavigators' in the past few years. Admiral Peary presided at the annual dinner recent ly in Now York. This was^attended by 125 members a good mwter con sidering the fact that many of the members are constantly 011 their rounds from country 'to country. Ad miral Peary qualified for a r...
DIFFERENCE IN GOLD. [Newspaper Article] — Korong Vale Lance and North West Advertiser — 20 June 1914
DIFFERENCE IN GOLD. Jlost people supposa (says an as sayer) that all golil is alike when re fined; but tills is not the case. An experienced man can tell at a glance from what part of the world a gold pieces comes, and in some cases from what part of a particular gold district the metal was obtained. The Australian gold, for Instance, is dis tinctly redder than the Califorulan, and this difference in color is always perceptible, even when the gold Is 1000 line. Again, the gold obtained from the placers is yellower than that which is taken directly from quartz. Why this should be the case Is one o£ the mysteries of metallurgy, for the pla cer gold all conies from the veins. The Ural gold is the reddest found any where. Few people know the real color of gold as it is seldom seen uulesa heav ily alloyed which renders it \edder than when pure. The purest coins ever made were the 50 dollar pieces that used to bo common in California. Their coinage was abandoned for two reasons first beca...