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THEY NEVER FELL TREES. [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 16 September 1911
THEY NEVER FELL TREES. Most of tho SpnniardB living across thc Atlantic dislike to fell tic's or cut live timber of nny sort, nntl t ti t s fact, perhaps, nccounts for the giant trees of California. The SpnninnK two centuries ago, pushed their «:i> through Mexico to California, ."il Bare the clearing of paths through dense forests, not n branch did t.'irir axes chop down. Nor do the Spaniards transplant^! fo the New Word ever destroy tinie r They continue to build their house".' "f stone nnd mortar, at great expeu.*' money and physical exertion, wlim timber in nbundnnce surrounds ttn-tn. out of which they could construct Uv houses, as did other pioneers, at a minimum of cost nnd lator. The Spaniard does not even f>'H trees for firewood, but picks up demi limbs ns they fall to the ground, nr pulls them from the trees with his lariat. "I like to hear a baby cry," sahl a crusty old bachelor. "Why?" "Because then tho little nuisance ll taken out of the room."
He Got the Autograph. [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 16 September 1911
He Got the Autograph. One of these autograph fiends wrote to Edmund Vance Cooke last week, asking for an autograph. Edmund wrote, in reply, "Did you buy my lat- est book of verse?" "No," answered the fiend. "But I expect to sell your autograph for enough to buy a copy. And that's all 1 nm after." Edmund wroto him an autograph. A certain Scotch professor was left a widower in his old age. Not very long after he suddenly announced his Intention of marrying again, half apologetically adding: "I never would have thought of lt, if Lizzie hndn*t died," "My dear," says the husband, as his j wife comes to join him for a walk at- tired in her hobble skirt, basket hat. I and other tilings of the present mode. I .'! want you to come to the photogra- pher's and have your picture taken I just as yon are." "Why, do you like nu» so well in this costume?" she beams. .'Well, my Idea is that two years from now I can show you the picture. and you will say the things about it that I would like to say o...
ULVERSTONE. [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 16 September 1911
ULVERSTONE. Horse Parade.-The annual horse parade held by VV. T. Bell and Co , took place at the show ground on Wednesday but the fixture was not up to last year's standard. Only four stallions were exhibited, viz., M'Kemia's Vice-Patron, John M'Kenna's Brilliant Boy, A. D. VV. Tong's Laird of Bothwell, and Mr Tong s Shepherd's Best. There was a large attendance of farmers, horse owners and others. Mr A. D. VV. Tong's Laird of Bothwell attracted much attention and his owner inti- mated that he intended to travel the horse up country this year, Mr John M'lvenna's recent importation Bril- liant Boy was the centre of attract- ion. It was bought by Mr M'Kenna at the Royal Society's Show in Syd- ney this year. It is the biggest horse in Tasmania and of theShire breed 5 years old and the Agricultural Col- lege in New South Wales bred from this horse two years in succession. It also holds the Government certifi- cate for soundness. The animal was wearing round its neck no less than eleven ...
Food and Drugs Act 1910. SOME OF THE STANDARDS AND REGULATIONS NOW IN FORCE. [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 16 September 1911
Food and Drugs Act 1910. SOME OP THE STANDARDS AND REGULATIONS NOW IJS" FORCE. (Hy Dd'otairw Mnnicir»! Inspector.) I Vegetables are dealt willi by reg ufriion 22. 't he general standard, labelling of edible fats and oils, salid oil, etc are dealt with in regulation 25-1 to 5. Dairymen and puiveyois of milk have their attention drawn to regu- J talion 27 28 29 3O and 3I Butter 32 clause 33. Storeteepers are again specially interested in regulation 34. tea, and tea dust. 35 Coffee ground. Coffee Chic- ory and Coffee and chicory, 36 Coffee essence. 37 Cocoa choclate. 38 Spices pepper mustard 39 Sauces. 4O Vinegar 4I Im tnitation vinegar 42 Pickles 43 Sugar and starch 44 Honey Con- fectionery, pastry, ice, ice cream, and ¡ces, clauses 6, 7, 8, provides certain prohibition Jelly crystals, essence, citric and tartaric acids,potable water, aerated waters, coi dials, syrups, rasberry and vinegar, compound cordials im mitation cordial and syrup, lime juice lemon squash quinine, tonic wines, ...
Inspectors Report [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 16 September 1911
Inspectors Report The following is a brief summary of tile report presented at Mondays Council meeting by thc Inspector (Mr. G. W. Cameron). He states as follows I have been chiefly busy with Factories and Pure Foods Act matters this included collecting data for the Chief Health Officer visiting shops and other business premises and as far as possible explaining what is required several notices un- der the Healt Act re pigs pigstyes drains and W. Cs have been served. The attention of the Chudleigh Ward councillors is drawn to the street drains of Chudleigh township and urged the opening up of drains from Mr Storey's to outlet from Mr Ashdown's and from Mr Harris store Mr Bellchambers, which would ¡-eli ve the tumble. The abolition . )( ce»s-pits in settled arcas m ne es- pecially in Chudleigh Kimbeiley amlM'ile Crct'k is very desirable. lt is advisable that all sch"&lt; ls should be uimgaled al lea-t once a vear dining If ditl.iys w niki bc desirable. So tai nothing has been...
UNITED MISSION. [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 16 September 1911
UNITED MISSION. The final service held last Sunday night, was in every sense a lilting termination. The singing was hearty and the scripture reading and ad- dress impressive. The attendance was good and a liberal responce was made to the appeal for help in the finances, made by the Kev. Taylor who in a few well chosen re- marks expressed the great j->y the Mission had been to the Christians of this town and how greatly the work of the sisters Miriam and Winnie had been appreciated. Sis- ter Winnie spofee on the great ques- tion ' What shall it profit a man if he gain the whole world and lose his own soul?" The appeal was a searching one and was full of power. In the prayer meeting which follow- ed several decisions were made. In looking back over the fortnights work the only possible verdict is suc- cess. Kxcept that better attend- ances could have been desired (and on several occasions these were very good)it is not possible to dispute any point in this respect. When one comes t...
Would Stop That Practice. [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 16 September 1911
Would Stop That Practice. "You know tbnt fellow, Jim McGoar ty, the lad that's always comln' up an' thumpln' ye on th' chist an' yell In' 'How are ye?" "I know him." "I'll bet he's smashed twenty cigars for me-some o' tbim clear Ilavaunays -'but I'll get even with him now." "How will ye do lt?" "I'll tell ye. Jim always hits me over tho vest pocket where I carry my cigars. IIo'll hit mo there just once more. There's no cigars In me vest pocket this mornln'. Instead of It there's a stick of dynamite, d'ye moind?"
A BLASTING ACCIDENT. Melbourne. [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 16 September 1911
j A BLASTING ACCIDENT. Melbourne. A remarkable escape from death is reported from \VWarrnambool. A man named .1, N'oonan \v.n engaged quarrying lime stone, and after firing the charge, he was retiring to a place of safety, when he picked up a can containing dibs, of powder. The powder exploded in Noonan's hands and he was thrown to the ground. Just at that moment, the charge which he had fired exploded the rocks falling all around Noonan. He escaped with lacerated arms and cuts in tile head. The constant drop of water wears away a piece ol stone, The constant gnaw of Touser masti- cates the toughest bone, The constant cooing lover carriesoS the lovely maid, And the constant ADVEKTISER is the one that gets the trade.
Caught. [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 16 September 1911
Caught. A young man who was spending n week In a North ot Scotland village became acquainted with a local char- acter, of whose company he was very fond. Among other peculiarities In Sandy that amused the youth was his never-ending boast of his mighty an- cestors nnd his noble connections. One day the visitor was sitting by tho waysldo reading, when Sandy made his appearance, driving a large Pig. "Hullo! Sandy," said the visitor, "what's this you've got to-day? Is this one of your noble relations?" "Oh. no, slr," replied Sandy; "she's no relation nt nil. She'B Just an ac- quaintance, like yersel'I"
The Melbourne Mystery. [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 16 September 1911
The Melbourne Mystery. The prolonged search by Melbou- rne detectives, ior the body oí the missing woman. Mary Margaret Davies" has once more been directed towards the little farm at Carrum. Thc black trackers in their won- derfully cool manner haye been spending the few days in passing over the properties b uttering on the cree*. As has a'ready been indi- cated the nature o' the country is such that with days searching there was a possibility of passing the bur- ied object of one's search again and again, A few days ago the trackesr came upon n. quantity of flesh. When this was submitted to the little tri- bunal at the little township, the substance was pronounced to b." beef, and the excitement that was lust occasioned, sonn subsided Still the search went on. Now there has come news of a still larger lind of flesh. It is alleged that the sub stance has appearance ot haviiigbeeit buried in quick lime, but this i'A point upon which no reliable infor- mation can be judged antill the ...
THE HISTORY OF THE VICTORIA CROSS. [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 16 September 1911
THE HISTORY OF THE VICTORIA CROSS. Thc Victoria Croas was instituted In isr,i; during tho Crimean War. lt was Intended for the purpose ot re- warding Individual olllcers and men ot the navy nnd anny who might, In the presence of the enemy, perturm some signal act of valor or devotion to their country, there being previously no means ot specially rewarding distin- guished bravery In action. It was also ordained that lu the case ot any subsequent act of valor being perform- ed by a person who already held the Cross such further art should be re- corded by a bar or clasp attached to the ribbon from which the Cross ls suspended. In the case of the recipients being below the rank oT commissioned offi ccr the Cross is accompanied by a pension of ,C10 per annum, with a further .Cä per annum for each bar. Hy subsequent warrants the scope of tile distinction was enlarged, and other classes ol' people were declared elig- ible. That of October 20. 1sr,7, slated that olllcers and men of the Eas...
Reason Wanted. [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 16 September 1911
I = j Reason Wanted. Admiral Robley D. Evana, of the American Navy, was entertaining a Congressman to dinner, and explain- ed to him that he had run out of bis favorite brnnd of whisky, and could not recommend the one he had to sub- stitute for lt. "Here, however, is some brandy," he added, "that I've kept un- touched for a good deal more than twenty years." "Just pass me the whisky decanter," was the reply. "Why," asked the Ad- miral, "what's the matter with the brandy?" "That's just what I want to know." said the guest; "but-lr you've hud lt untouchod In your possession for more than twenty years lt must be some- thing pretty bad!"
Better Than the Cascade. [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 16 September 1911
Better Than the Cascade. "Can you direct nie to Creeker's Cascade?" Tho old niau in tile doorway of tHo rollase did not make immediate an- swer. He regarded ilia interrogator tor a time. Then he hogan: "Take til,' rust to the might, an' roller it. till you conies to a fork where there's a clump o' hushes," he said slowly. "Then stroike olT to the left. Feller the path till you conies to the next cross-road, and then you'll rome on Ahe Sorrell-.* house. You'll know him. ins lie wears pla id overalls, and di never see anything like them auvwhere else -Ol never did! Creen and hine plaid they are, an' yer can't keep fruin langhin' when yer sees 'em. Oi hell "I-'xouso nie." cut in Hie traveller: "hut I haven't much time. Will Alie Sorrell lie aldo to direct nie to the beautiful cascade, then?" "Mobile he will, an' niebbe he won't!" rescinded the old niau, chuckling. "Hut arter you've seen them plaid overalls, a little mess o' water rlinniii' over a little mess o' rocks'll seem pretty tam...
ADVICE TO A BABY. [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 16 September 1911
% "V ., = .>.:.. H , ? ADVICE TO A BABY. ' ".? * Exercise systematically the muscles ot the throat and lungs. Remember that for this purpose tho night nlr is tho best. Remember that bed-clothes have but one use-to he kicked oft. Always keep In reserve a certain amount of strength for the time when your mother or tho nurse is obliged to go out, thus leaving you alone with your father. At ttiese periods you can show what you really are capable of. Insist upon being rocked to sleep every night. It will enaear you more than ever to everybody. When on a raliway train keep as silent as the graie until everybody has settled down to a quiet ride and the serious old gentleman In tho next seat has remarked that ho never saw such a good baby. Then begin to stir, and settle down gradually to a series ot blood-curdling yells. As you grow older and aro taken out in your baby-carriage try and break the springs by bouncing np lind down. Kick tho nurse In tho face occasion- ally just to show her ...
ON A GRAIN OF WHEAT. [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 16 September 1911
ON A GRAIN OF WHEAT. Prayers have bonn written and en- graved on many very small objects, bat only one person ever has been patient nnd painstaking enough to In- scribe a completo prayer on a grain of wheat. One day Slr Moses Monte- fiore received a small tin box in the mail. On tho cover of the box was written, "A prayer for Slr Mose» Mon- tefiore, by Hauch Mordecai. Ron of Zebi Hirsch Scheinemann, or Jerusa- lem." The box contained a single grain of whent, on which were inscrlhed, In characters so small that they could only ho rend with the aid af a power- ful mlscroscope. tho 3 S fi Hebrew let- ters ot the prayer, and the (late oí the year (Hebrew reckoningl, 5(11.". Sir Moses kept the prayer in his pri- vate desk until he died, and lt ls now preserved with religious care by one of his friends.
A FISH SKIN COSTUME. [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 16 September 1911
! A FISH SKIN COSTUME, ' Among tho most.wonderiul garments I worn at the prosetit dny are the curi- ous flail skin dresses ot the wealthy women ot the Gold trlho, living along tho Amur Hiver, East Siberia. Though they can neither rend nor write, these people nre producing astonishing or- naments, designs and embroidery work. The dress ls composed of several layers ot fish skin, thc undermost re- presenting the akin of the garnienl proper, the uppermost showing the ornnments in their cut out forms Between these two layers is inserted a middle layer, which serves as a back- ground, throwing out distinctly all parts of the ornaments. The piece» of fish skin forming the ornaments are generally, colored hine. The, front and hack ofjMho dress ts adorned with these cuGfmít pieces of fish skin sewed with nsKsitfn thready v ,