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THE ROLL OF HONOR. Lance-Corporal Thos. Ritchie [Newspaper Article] — Northern District Standard — 19 August 1915
THE ROLL OF HONOR. Lance-Corporal Thos. Ritchie The news that Lance-Corporal Thos. Ritchie had been killecLJu action at the Dardanelles was received with great regret through out the district. Lance-Coporal llitchie -was the eldest son of Mr Jas. Ritchie, senr., an old and highly respected resident of Mysia, and was 33 years of age ; spending his 33rd birthday in Kgypt.. Great sympathy is expressed for the family, as it had been understood that he was wounded only, and only last, week was it definitely known that he had been killed in action on 5th May. Lance-Cor pora! Ritchie enlisted with the first contingent of the- A.I E.K., and from the meagre details to hand took part in the now famous land ing,'in which the Australians and New Zealander.-- covered themselves with glory and worthily upheld the best traditions of the Umpire. While Australia has never before had occasion to send her best man hood in defence of the Kmpire and all that it represents, yet when the call came .they w...
SUNDAY READING. The Kaiser Condemned. [Newspaper Article] — Northern District Standard — 19 August 1915
SUNDAY READING. (Conducted l>y Knv. Eldridgo, Boort.) The Kaiser Condemned* , It ig nti now tiling to hoar that tho Kaiser has again boon justifying hin self before God and his own conseienc Again and again ho lias said he did in ". will tho war; hilt the facts arc against such a statement, as ho alone of all the crowned heads of Europe, was the one that could have prevented it. The secret preparations that were being made years before the war, together with a subtle system of espoinage which was allowed and approved by him, settle the question of the Kaiser's irresponsibility once and for all. That there was a shameless secret society at work, whose head was the German Emperor, no rational person will now deny. The war was launched at a time when the Kaiser and his war-lords thought they would catch the Allies napping, and thus repeat the history of the old Babylonian Empire under Belshazzar. But the German Emperor was just a little precipitate. There had been no hand-writing on...
BOORT GUN CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Northern District Standard — 19 August 1915
BOORT GUN CLUB. A general meeting of the Boort Gun Club was hold at Ualgleish's llotel on Saturday evening. The meeting was for the election of officers for the coming year. Theie were present Messrs P. Toose, H. Lanyon, W. Mason, G. Guy, A. Giblett, Les Mead, L. Waters, Jus. Haines, J. Grace, F. MVIclland, and S. D. Straton. In the nominations foi the president, M'Clelland and Straton were nomi nated, and or. a ballot being taken M'Clelland was elected in place of the retiring president (L. Waters). W. Mason was elected vice-presi dent. S. Straton and P. Toose were nomi nated for secretary. Mr Toose with drew, and on the motion of Mr Waters, seconded by Mr Lanyon, Mr Straton was elected. Mr P. Toose accepted the position of assistant secretary. Nominations for Committee—Messrs H. Lanyon, P. Toose, G. Guv, L. Waters, S, Giblett, L. Mead, A. Gib lett, J. Grace and H. Barclay. All ap_ pointed. Moved by Mr G. Guy, seconded by Mr J" Grace, that the old haudicappers (Messrs W. Mason, P. ...
Church Services.— August 22 [Newspaper Article] — Northern District Standard — 19 August 1915
Church Services.— August 22 l liurch of England — Boort 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. Calumna', 3 p.m.—Rev. I-\ E Lcwin, Th. L. Presbyterian Church. — Koort 11 a.m. Durham Ox 3 p.m. Pyramid Hill 7 p.m. —Kev. E. Eldridge. Methodist Church.—Boort 11. Mr McLaren : and 7, Kev. U. Richardson. Calumnal 3. Mr Husking. Yando 3. Rev. H Richardson. Lake Marmal 3, Mr Marshall. Minmindic 11, Rev. 11. lvichardson. Meetings during the week—Prayer, .Monday ; Choir Practice, Wednesday ; Endeavor. Thursday. All at 8 o'clock. Church of Christ.—Boort, 11 a.in ; 2.30 p in.. Bible Class ; 7 p m , Gospel Service.—MrG. 1L Oldliekl August 29. Catholic Church. —Boort late. Mar mal early.
FACT and COMMENT. Gordon Shire Election. [Newspaper Article] — Northern District Standard — 19 August 1915
FACT and COMMENT. Gordon Shlro Election. There will be no contest in the Gordon Shire, Councillors Malone, Coutls and M'intyre have been elected unopposed. A Visit. Cr John Esler, of Durham Ox, brother of our respected townsman (Mr Goo. Esler) visited Boort last week. Mr Ksler has not been in robust health for some time, but he is happily improving now in health. Land Salo. ■\n important free hoi.) land sale will be held in Boort immediately after the stock sale, on September 10, when Messrs John Watson and Co. will offer the property known as Dang Dang, situated two miles from Boort. The property is at present carrying splendid grass. Passod. Mr Allan Esler, who volunteered for active service a few weeks ago but failed to pass the medical test, pre sented himself again last week and this time he was successful. Mr Esler is a son of Cr John Esler, J.P., of Durham Ox, and is master of the Cohuna State school. We congratulate Mr Esler on his determination to do his little bit for the ...
The Call of Millions. [Newspaper Article] — Northern District Standard — 19 August 1915
The Call of Millions. The anniversary of the declara tion of war found Australians more grimly determined, incomparably more united than they were when the cable brought them tidings that the great struggle of the nations had come at last. Neither in any Legislative chamber, Federal or State, nor in any meeting of the people was there arrogant boasting or unmanly repining. And there is ground for national pride in the reflection that just as the young have responded to the call for men, the rich are ready to re spond to the call for millions. War has woefully changed, the gallant knight no longer scatters meaner men, spurring his way to victory whilst all the world wonders. The man grows, or seems to grow, less and less, the gun to become bigger and bigger, and artillery is a matter of gold rather than of courage. Perhaps it is well that the dramatic, the personal note which appealed so risistlessly to the young has passed, for it is well that war should pass; and though the knight ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northern District Standard — 19 August 1915
Chemist Tells How to Stop Indigestion. Says Use of Pepsin Leads to Chronic Dyspepsia. " It is a wonder some of us have stomachs left," remarked a well known chemist recently. While all chemists sell a score or more of stomach remedies for which there is a wide demand, most of them are just pepsin pills, which aid diges tion of the- food that is in the stomach at the moment. They have no curative or strengthening effect ou the stomach at all, and of course do not reach or.cure the cause. So the same people keep on coming here and buying and using them until they are real chronic dyspeptics. When anyone really asks my advice, I swear by the or dinary bisurated magnesia, which doesn't digest the food at all, but acts as an acid and sweetens the sour, fermenting contents of the stomach. That stops the pain, heartburn, sour rising, wind, float ing, fulness, etc., in just a few minutes, and the stomach digests its food without help or trouble, which is the proper way. "Doctors make mistak...
War Census. [Newspaper Article] — Northern District Standard — 19 August 1915
War Census. The date for the taking ofthe war census will be announced shortly. On Saturday last the Federal Attorney General made available the papers in connection with the census, together with a printed circular giving direc tions and suggestions in regard to fil ling up " personal cards." War census cards will be available at every post office throughout Australia, and it is the duty of every person to obtain a form, fill it in, and post it to the Com monwealth Statistician, Melbourne.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northern District Standard — 19 August 1915
IF THEY HAVE THE SNUFFLES If your children have the snuffles, sore throat or watery eyes, do not hesitate to give them a dose of Cham berlain'B Cough Remedy. Chamber lain's Cough Remedy heads the list as the most effective treatment for coughs, colds, croup, whooping cough, and is the one remedy that can always be depended upon to give speedy relief — Sold by all stores Boort and Quam batook.
The Man on the Land. The Dairying Industry. Some Useful Hints. [Newspaper Article] — Northern District Standard — 19 August 1915
yA *'* o *,vwo*ovo * ^ The Man on the Land. >5 >V V«k (Ry R. R. ICeku, Dairy Supervisor.) • A o, v o>; o fcAA! A'A &lt;•. a •■) &lt;\ a^.AA OAA Va &lt;» &lt;? A A O 0A.'A&lt;> &lt;> &lt;>, > &lt;►. AA VO. &lt;» -".A The Dairying Industry. Some Useful Hints. ~ In the minds of most people, in eluding many dairymen, very little thought or attention is given to the milking of a cow. Many of the failures at dairying are due to n lack of knowledge of that important subject, and when that is missing the cows soon feel, and show, the results. They gradually go dry, and, with poor returns, dairying is branded an unprofitable industry, and the cows as duflers. What constitutes a good milker ; or bv what method a man can get the utmost from a cow leaving out the question of feed is too often neglected. 1 regret to state that the milking of cows on many dairy farms; seems to be a secondary consideration...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northern District Standard — 19 August 1915
Public Notice. SANDHURST and Northern District. TRUSTEES, Executors, and Aeencv COMPANY, Limited, Bendi^o. U Eslahlished ISSJS. . pivpare.l to administer the Estate* not ,.v, v «„iM on service daring the present war ?£« of ^v,in,.,, for i-omuii-iOH. Money to Lend. • DIRECTORS: K;Ml a! )-I.I'lisiiruian. hut- . T.»i; John Mcrnt.vre K^lie Crou'iev l*Vn '• IN1" vii-o-chaimw, | &lt;^rs.. V. L-ms.;,;, k^\^utol',ic&lt;r ?£.; View JAMESI- ,,. McQUIE. _ ltn Slreet, Hendijjo. GRAIN HIDES TALLOW RURS sheers KINS AND GENERAL Rroduge Brokers quibell^ atlantic gRAndti qlsko makshouses - newmarket& To Farmers PONT X!KCT AX URGENT DUTY. MAKE YOUR WII.L X&lt;>\Y AX I) APPOINT FARMERS & CITIZENS' TRUSTEE GO. BENDIGO LTD. V - j-'v.. &lt;nitre Fund, A'10,000. Call and have a t.Jk'w.tli Manager, or Write for Interesting Booklet TRUST MONi.YS TO LEND: directors • C.H.?"'» X h»;.. .'.P.. Chairman , It 11. S. Ali' oti, Ks&lt;|. >: ;•v.-r ?. IK--...
NEW DEVICES FOR SOLDIERS PROTECTION. [Newspaper Article] — Northern District Standard — 19 August 1915
NEW DEVICES FOR SOLDIERS PROTECTION. From the laboratories in Paris many novelties have emanated, which have proved of great usefulness to the sol diers now in the field. Among these are Individual medicine cases and con | denned food in capsules. The latest article for military uso turned out is a mask for the protection of ttio sol diers --against the death-dealing gases usod by the German troops. The new dovico has been tested and found ef ficacious. It will probably soon re place the more or less Improvised moans of protection now employed. The mask consists of an airtight hood equipped with unbreakable eyeglasses. In order to enable the wearer to breathe freely tho hood Is provided with an opening which is covered with a very thick padding of muslin. When the soldier sees tho asphyxia ting vapors approaching he slips the hood over his head, after first Boaklng the muslin padding with a special so lution, which he carries in a little tin tube. Even in the thick of poisonous gase...
"DASTARDLY WEAPON, AGAINST ALL USAGE." British Commander Says It Requires More Courage to Stand in Trenches for Many Days Than to Make One Brave Charge. Mr. Frederick Palmer, the famous war correspondent, sends the following from the front:— General Headquarters of the British Army in France. [Newspaper Article] — Northern District Standard — 19 August 1915
"DASTARDLY WEAPON, AGAINST ALL USAGE." British Commander Says It Requires More Courage to Stand in Trenches for Many Days Than to Make One Brave Charge. Mr. Frederick Palmer, tho famous war correspondent, sends the following from the front:— l.eneral Headquarters of the British Army in France. Field Marshal Sir John French, the British commander, Inspected a caval ry division not long out of the trenches. By brigades those who had survived the shells and asphyxiating gas of the second battle of Ypres were awaiting in a field near their quarters his coming, their khaki melting into Uie green of the grass where they lay resting themselves in the genial sun. When an automobile appeared with the little British flag, which only the commander in chief's car flies, they formed a hollow square. The absolute simplicity of this meeting of leader and men and the thought of all they went through made the scene a most affecting one. The sturdy, white-hair ed soldier was carrying the custom ary w...
TRY IT AGAIN. [Newspaper Article] — Northern District Standard — 19 August 1915
TRY IT AGAIN. A man walked into a grocor's shop and handed to the assistant a paper containing some white powder. "I say," lie said, "what do you think that is? Just taste it, and tell me your opinion." The grocer smelt It, then touched it with his tongue. "Well. I should say that wan soda." "That's just what i said," was the triumphant reply. "Hut niv wifo said it was rat poison. You might try it again to make sure!" With deep and ancient books to toil, and burn the midnight Standard oil may seem n job forbidding; but it's the proper thing to do, whene'er you have the time, if you have a mind non skidding. If one in social spheres would shine, lie ought to cut out pool and wine, and give some time to study; loud up with wisdom to the guards and read the messages of the bards from Homer down to Ruddy. How often conversation flags, how oft the wfcary evening drags, when people get together, when they have sprung their ancient yarns about the outlook of tho crops, tho poddv and the we...
HAVE A LOOK AT YOURSELF. [Newspaper Article] — Northern District Standard — 19 August 1915
HAVE A LOOK AT YOURSEl^ People who are harrie-.;. uojil.5.r,e;-i doubt, are dangerous •' uay, unsafe aud uiiroIi:i!,*L'- ^ They blame all their ind have a faculty of niakia? • household miserable. And, of course, they are J' ^ „£ts. Such people have a coa'e ■ V-'1 cracked lips, blotchy ivn!P'f eyes, yellow teeth. -IV &lt;:■ Cut down your food n«au ■' crease your breathing, ami your love capacity keeps P' patience possesses your soul.
FROM THE FIRING LINE War's Wonderful Adventure. [Newspaper Article] — Northern District Standard — 19 August 1915
FROM THE FIRING LINE War's WonCe'f-i Advert Graphic stork- ■ poli trenches h;i ■. - - ■ • Lieut. Fratici:. M .3 - his letters to .Mr. At dusk I : -■ tile colonel, and .. :-'-: to stay all nUh; : ■■■ retreat—an ea>;. . ■ •• don't retreat: t!;••;. - . ner the lieuun.i:.'. . ; i .'-.i.i-.:-I to the firing line. r.uJ r »'ith corpses i:; -: attitudes—great M-: . ; :i shovels ami ri:!e? r-.i j them. When it . .. '• walked home. (.1::. ■: • .r v:: 11 Turks with hi ; up to the Hire by the corpses were ing. Another otlso.-: . ~ road later, sees a ::i ::: •• him, thinks he's a • r. U# ;• him with a revolvt-r. - disgust that the some days old at tiu' Before entering ::tv ::vr.caM Is •McLaren was sen i:..- : ; Referring to his i ■' adds in his letter It was curious to • • .st any '• least a hundred with shrapnel I'alhti:- ro::-: and the enemy not a away. One of tl." ••••;; ed my heart was i-v l* "J" dos. The , »hv!i ■** us, fired about six w.- l'; across the peniusi;. !. ; lias been a gigant...
NO MORE FISH STORIES A MACHINE THAT WILL DETECT[?] THREATENED RUIN OF A WORLD OLD INDUSTRY. [Newspaper Article] — Northern District Standard — 19 August 1915
NO MORE fish stories A MACHINE "!HAT WILL D=r:-I LIES. ' THREATENED RUIN OF A OLD INDUSTRY. Ileware t li.-- i,:.. rr; It detects lies. ; conducted !or • Hugo Minis;.: ; . ersity, it ha ing to MouI-.j:. conducted t ,-- . \; - noted psychoi..:-i • Thus far it », students. I.t that it may real estat" bands ICiitu : ; may eliminate j and put su:i. more substantia! The thousa:..! made upon ni":..; psychology. I:. ...... proved the .-a: J. hood was io!&lt;: ed the prevarivav : The spbygoni-'.-r to measure bi. ..: fourslded elasti a half inches a;: to encircle th.. i,;; • experiment ier around the art-, cuff of strong ...:. ped. Air is fore."i >:.' which is al-i. • manometer, a:. pointer whirl! forward and ! pressure in ;.i baS is incTeas.,..: " When the to tell his stor. as he has rho mat blood pr-' by the spt.-. .■ wher. t!ie wii::. - cited several intervals of coverini: a da;. As the ■ meter reading- ar-. truth was told !.;• mal blood pr. — readings tak-:. ■ from 12'.'. 121. ...
LADIES' LETTER. [Newspaper Article] — Northern District Standard — 19 August 1915
LADIES' LETTER. Another Melbourne girl has bowed down before a dusky potentate from overseas. Molly rink, one of the pret tiest of our society girls, and niece of Theodore l'lnk of the ■•Herald." has said "I will" for ever to His Highness the Kajali of 1'udokota. She becomes the princess of balf-a-inillion British Indian subjects, and it is understood the twain will depart for the coral strand almost immediately. The bride groom was born in the rumbling days of 1875, and he has been ruler of Ills principality since he was aged 11. When he first came here he was the guest of the vice regal Fergusons, mul had one of the best rooms ill Federal Government House. lie Is declared to be a most delightful, cultivated, pro gressive personage, and his people havo a representative assembly for legislative purposes. lie met Miss Kink in Sydney, and the romance grew and extended to Melbourne. The marriage was kept very quiet, but a little bird Hew into the city newspaper offices with a story of ...