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His System. [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 16 September 1911
HIB System. "Perry," said hin father sorrowfully. "Perry, you have boen fighting again." "Yes, father," said Percy. "And you have lost the fight. Percy. That ls worse than anything. When 1 was a hoy, Percy, I always won. 1 had a system by which I nlwnys con- trived to get in thc first blow." "1 did that, father." "Well, yon did it badly. Hy my sys- tem I always hit the boy fairly, on tho point nf tho Jaw. My system never failed." "Yes, father, but suppose when yon blt the boy on the point of lils Jaw he Tell Into a pile of bricks ami got up willi a brick In each hand, bow would you have continued your system when you were a boy?" "Percy," snld his father, "you seem to have n quarrelsome disposition. Let your défont bo n lesson to you. Now run away nnd play." Kven n tall man mny not bo nbove criticism. Money might go farther If lt didn't travel so ^ast. Most men If weighed would be found wanting-tho earth. Some women worry themselves grey trying to look young. A pretty girl says the ...
ALEXANDER GOT EVEN. [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 16 September 1911
ALEXANDER GOT EVEN. "Down lu the southern Stales," the Anierienn advance agent said, "where some of the cities have as much ne- gro |io|iul:itliin ns they have white, it ls a rule to reserve ahout two sec- tions of tho dress circle or balcony scats for tho colored gentry. These seats always are reserved; they are known as 'colored' seats, and are never sold to white persons. "I was playing down that way a few weeks ago, and lt was In Shreveport, La, that an odd incident occurred. A musical attraction, appealing strongly to negro taste, was hilled tor a single performance. All the swell negroes In town were going to that show. On the day the advance sale opened the first man In Une was a negro, well known to the box ornee man. " ' How ninny seats reserved for cul- lin! folks?" the negro said. " 'More than you care to buy,' thc box ofïlco man sahl. " 'Yon dunno what I wants to buy. How many seats reserved for cullud folks?' " 'Veil. I've got two sections re served. In those two sectio...
Aged Rapidly. [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 16 September 1911
. " Aged. Rapidly. Two Scotsmen met on bonni a steamer- going; to the United States, but rough weather was too'much for one of them. When they saw each other a few days later Jamie greeted his friend warmly, and proceeded to make him comfortable with a deck- chair and some rugs, remarking, witli a laugh, "Why, Wullle, man, ye're lukin' years older than when I saw yo last!" "Sula' wunnor ¡it that, Jamie," was tho reply; "I've had several berth days, ye ken, since I cam' on board tho steamer."
Electricity v. Surgery. [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 16 September 1911
Electricity v. Surgery. L.arge electro-magnets have hoon rm ployed by oculists for more than twelve yon rs for the removal of splin- ters of Iron nnd other magnetic metala that have entered the eye. Two French surgeons regularly and successfully employ a very powerful elertro-mntïiiet for the extraction of nórdica and similar foreign bodies from tho tissues In general. Tho needle-it ia usually n needle-is first located very accurately hy moana of two Xray radiographs, taken in dif- ferent, plnnes. Th»» electro-magnet be- ing then nppliort to the skin. In the moat favorable position, draws the needlo to tim spot nnd miif*ns it either tn OIIKTRC through the skin or to pro- duce a little ronica! elevation of the akin. In tho latter rnse it ie neces- sary to make fin Incision less than hait nn Inch In order to allow the needle to escape from the skin. Kvpry man h aa vanity enough to think that most women he meets would be proud to have him tor n husband. An old laborer was hurrying alon...
The Long Arm of Coincidence. [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 16 September 1911
The Long Arm of Coincidence. I "Laura," Bald that young lady's mother, "lt seems to mo th:U you had tho gas turned rather low while young Smartly was hero last evening." "lt W.'IB solely for economy, mam- ma," answered the malden. "There is no use trying to beat tho Gas Company, my daughter. I have noticed that tho shuttlng-off ot the gas is always followed by a corres- ponding increase ot' pressure." "Well, that, lessens the waist, does lt not, mamma, dear?" replied the art- less girl. And her fond parent could find no answer.
Missed One. [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 16 September 1911
Missed One. "William." salli Mrs. Pochent, stern, ly, "dUI you ever stop to think that someone might steal me when yo« are away?" "Well," responded the poor hus- band with a far-away look. "I was a little alarmed when a horse-thief was prowling through these parts last week." Mrs. Peekem stiffened up haughtily. "A horse thief, eh?" "Yes. I heard that be carried off two or three nags from this district." And then Peekem made a bee-line tor the door.
Just Dodo's Fun. [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 16 September 1911
Just Dodo's Fun. If there- « ere one thing Dodo the bulldog disliked it was a tradesman. Wherefore tile old milkman was war)', and never ventured in without first tapping on the kitchen window to lind out for certain that all was safe. Dat the new milkman didn't know about Dodo. When Dodo was eventually detached from the fleshiest part of the new milk, man's calf'by the master of the house, the victim of the onslaught bogan to express his mind with considerable freedom. "Koonin" a dog like that!" he ex- claimed, indignantly. "He's only playful, that's all!" in- sisted the fond master, and pressed something silver Into the new milk- man's hnnd. The milkman glanced at it. bit it, spat on lt, and then deposited it in a safe pocket. "I think I can take a bit o' fun as well ns any body." he said, drily. "Hut. do yon know, till you explained lt I had a notion that that dog was ealing my calf in real earnest!!"
What Might Have Been. [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 16 September 1911
What Might Have Been. Tile editor took a new reporter on trial recently. He sent li i 1 ii to hunt for news, and after being away all day, he returned with tile following, which he said was tile best he could do: - '"Yesterday we saw a sight which froze our blood witli horror. A cab- man, driving down Market-street at a rapid pace, was very near running Over a nurse and two children. There would have been one of the most heartrending catastrophes ever record- ed lind not the nurse, with wonderful forethought, left the children at home before she went out and providen- tially stepped into a near-by chemist's shop just before the cab passed. "Then, too, the cabman, Just before renchlng tho crossing, thought of something he had forgotten, and, turn- ing about, drove in the opposite direc- tion. Hud lt not been for this wonder, tul concurrence of favorable circum- stances, a doting father, a loving mother, and affectionate brothers und sisters would hilve been plunged into the deepest w...
Automobile Run OPENING OF THE SEASON THE PRE[?]IDENT EN[?]ERTAINS MOTORISTS [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 16 September 1911
Automobile Run OPENING OF THE SEASON THE PRESIDENT ENTER- &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; TAINS MOTORISTS &nbsp; Wednesday afternoon the Tas- &nbsp; manian Automobile Club opened its &nbsp; &nbsp; season and again the Preseident (Mr. P. Oakely Fysh) entertained motor- &nbsp; ists at a dinner. The pretty town of Deloraine was the trysting place and there was quite a procession of motor cars and motor cyclists both &nbsp; &nbsp; from the city and the N. W. Coast The afternoon was delightfully fine and bright and the run was greatly enjoyed. Some of the cars went &nbsp; through the district contiguous to Deloraine before returning to Fitz- patrick's Hotel. The countryside &nbsp; was looking at ¡ts brightest and best but some of the roads were far from &nbsp; the motorist's deal. The journey was singularly free from mishaps &nbsp; save that one of the touring car s had a "blow out" when ...
The Mystery of Barry Ingram Published by arrangem[?]ut with Cassell and Co. All Rights Reserved. CHAPTER VI. What Happened. [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 16 September 1911
The Mystery of Barry Ingram BY ANNIE SWAN. Published by nrrnngem 'Ut with I Cassell mid Co. 1 All Rights Reserved. CHAPTER VI. j What Happened. 1 . TlniKtaVjcI!" cried Madlin!, sharply. "Wnli'ss you have Bone suddenly mad. Irv and explain yourself.. See how von litivo upset evoryhndy. What has happened to you outside?" Ingram pushed his who hack and laid a very kindly hand ol) his daugh- ter's arm. Finrastlc was close hy her side, and his looks were for any dinni e eyes to road. "Have von had n fright, dear?"ask- ed her father kindly. "Was títere any- one on the island when you got lhere? I have often told you yon should take someone across with "nh. nothing happened on tho Is- land : lt wns In Cardyko woods. I heard some shots, ¡ind-and-some- thing made mo go over." Tliev remembered afterwards how slie had hesitated just there. "1 had the boat. I was just getting into lt to como back, so I rowed over and went into tho woods-following the direction of the smoko." Hero she covered he...
FROM VARIOUS SOURCES [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 16 September 1911
FROM VARIOUS SOURCES There wns much weeping nnj wail- ing recently over n certnin ovciihu party in high lifo below stairs that was brought to a summary conclusion, A well-known doctor in ono of the eas- tern suburbs of Melbourne toole bis wito und family to tho seaside for ii month's holiday. He arranged with a brother medico to take hts patients ' durlug his nbsence, and the servants wore left In charge of the house. Alter thu family had left the housemaid, who was fond of excitement and company, proposed to the other doniesLies timi' they should give an evening pariv ¡III,! invite their friends. This was accord, ingly done, invitations were printed and issued for a party a fortnii,ut in advance, which would glvo them plen-y of time to get the house in order ui;aui befuro tho family arrived home Ali ivSuld have gone well, only, unforttm. atcly,' tho doctor found lt necessary u, ruii''up>to1,towhi that day, and arrived nt'lils house about an hour after Mm tun had begun. 'ïlle was...
Deloraine Council, Monday Sept., 11th. ORDINARY MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 16 September 1911
Deloraine Council, j Monda/ S^pt., 11 th. j ORDINARY MEETING. The ni JU t li y meeting ut the al-cve council was held 'ju Monday last the Walden and a'l tue councillors being present. Hie Warden u-ported that he had inspected thc s.iuhary site nn Smith's property. It was suitable in every way, bul it was now a question ot price with the owners ot the laud, j Cr. smith offered to sell tin ce acres at i':'1-1 per acre, and this was accep ted. The Deloraine Turf Club advised that they intended t > drain the i.ice couise but the ut.un diaiti would have tobe cleated ont before this could be done. They asked the co opeiatiou of the council in the mat- tet, ll was decided to co-operate. It w.i> agreed to conti ¡bute SI to- wards a lund for pi emoting a con lei . nee mat would be of benefit to agrÍLtiltiu i-ts as requested by the Leven council. Residents ol lackey's Marsh peti- tioned the council tegaiding the bad state of the toad between Warner's and Binnie's-Tenders be called (or l...
FORTY-TWO DAYS' FAST HUNGER ENDS EXPERIMENT. [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 16 September 1911
FORTV-TWO DAYS' FAST | _ I HUNGER, ENDS EXPERIMENT. Some weeks ago a Ballarat resident decided to obetain from food for a term and to take only bot «rater daring that time. In the first week he lost 6 lbs in weight. In tba next week the loss was -)lb bat after that it fell to abont 2b weekly and continued at that rate for the rest of fa a fast which he has jost ended after being 42 days without food. Etery day he drank copiously of hot water. After he had been about three weeks without solid nourishment he eipressed his intention of cot eat- ing anti! he felt a desire for food. Re- cently he became hungry and he then ended his Tolnntary fast enjoying a moderate meal, Prior to bis absten- tion he had to be Tery carefnl as to diet bat now he takes food which previously did not agree with him. The fast was for health' sake and the gentleman states that be is now in excellent health.
Local & General News. [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 16 September 1911
Local & Gçnçral On Saturday Mr. L. Scoffs horse bolted from opposite Mr P J, Flem- ing when out on the bread round. Lie torc down tho miiti road itt great style and down the tiver road being pulled up near Saddler's farm. The road was littered with bread the top of the cart also been broken. Tile horse was not injured. On Monday the Warden reported to the Counci that lie had inspected a site for a sanitary depot on Major Smith's property and found that it was conveniently situated easy of ac- cess being reached by an easy grade from Deloraine and was suitable for thc purpose. A letter wasalso tabled from Mijor Smith offering three acres of land with a right of way to same at a price of £:J0 per acre. It was generally considered that this was a fair price. It was decided to accept the offer. Now that the land has been pur- chased it may be reckoned the first steps towards establishing au up-to date smitary service have been tak- en.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 16 September 1911
BRINSMEAD PIANOS^ Brindsmeacf;,,, Broadwood," Collard & Collard, Lipp & Sohn, ', Ronish, Renardi, Steinmayr, ORGANS» BY Mason & Hamlin, Estey, Liberal allowances o.i old Pianos in exchange EASY TERMS WRITE FOR CATALOGUES SCLE AGENT Fl ft* Hi âYiv The Piano People, r ll^l^L.^ ü o. George-st Launceston arvey, Flou PAUler, $aW, Plaining and fVIoulding Mills Etc. BEST HOLLE ll FLOUR. SH \ R VS. POLLARD. BU AN, "ATM IC AL ROLLED OA IS AND ALL MILLED LIN'K-i Af Lowest Prices. Quality Guaranteed. UKISI'I.NU DONE AT UUUUtíNT HATES. TIMBER CHT T'1 ORDER. SEASONED BOARDS, T. & C.. FLOOR- ING & W. BOA Bl IS SWVN LATHS, PA LI -VOS AND FENCING DROOPHKS ALWAY ON HAND. New and Second hand Furniture for sale Surplus Furniture and Machinery bought Exchanged at The IVîart Deloraine. or J. Watts Builder Contractor and Undertaker. you are about Xv Build or make additions to your dwelling have a chat Kith J. Watts Deloraine A KL' LL SlM'TLY . I- SKAMJNKD TI M ISL ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 16 September 1911
DEMPSTER'S THE BEEHIVE, ; Launceston Offer special facilit- ies to Country Clients, every Article! bought on our ^guarantee Namely: Any Client having purchased an article that fails to give satisfaction please return same immediately and we refund your money as cheerfully as we take it from you. Satisfaction Always WE are not infallable, but no one can be "stung" here with undesir- able purchase, through your mistake or oms. Agreeable Service WE aim to make it pleasant for you to buy at the BEE-HIVE. DEMPSTERS Ltd. Launceston We Insist On our people telling the simple truth about what we sell. WE PAY FREIGHT On all orders A Drapery! 10 "le value of Xl and over to your nearest railway station and port. This] does not apply to bulky articles such as Furniture, Carpet Linoleums, Sewing Machine Pianos VALUE GIVING Ha.? been the basis of our great sue«..,. VALUE IN STYLE. "VALUE IN QUALITY, VALUE IÜ WORKMANSHIP VALUE 1N EVERYTHING. WE SELL. AND VALUE IN THINGS NOT COUNTED IN THE PRICE IN...
HOW DESERTS ARE FORMED. [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 16 September 1911
HOW DESERTS ARE FORMED. Thorp ls a popular idea that ile si-its like th,- Sahara aro tho bottoms of ancient sens which have hoon Urt- eil alune the original elevation by K.Miloal.-al torres. This notion is an rrion,?nus one. ll is absolutely cer- tain, lilah nu!le>i ¡ties eiiuteliil. that Hu- panels of all Hie great deserts have been formed en tile spot by (lie disin- tegration of the solid rocks oil whirii they rest. Desert sands correspond in ail resp» ! ts. so far as ttieir mode of origin is concerned, to tho dust and sand that aoruuiulatos on our high roads in summer. All deserts are situated wilgie the winds rronl the ocean, before reaching them, are ex- hausted pf their moisture by passing over mountains, or across extendive tracts of ¡and.
THE CHEER UP PHILOSOPHER. [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 16 September 1911
I THE CHEER UP PHILOSOPHER. ¡ By Clarence L. Cullen. I Thero's something sinister about ! the mun who ls. ALWAYS on tho dc tensive! Genernlly the most carpingly cri- tical are those most open to critic- ism! 1 The rolling stone often gathereth tho mnzoom, and lenveth the moss to I the rutted ono! ! Those highly ornate good resolu- tions with gored yokes and box plaits , don't get over much ground! I Tho other fellow doesn't need your npology so badly ns you need lt your- self! That flgliting-nt-bay stuff ls good medicine when lt has to be, but it's hotter not to walt till they bnck you up against tho wall! The trouble nbont resting on our. i oars Is that our rival keepB right on , rowing-nnd tho bullhead won't enter into a genlletnnn's agreement either! I The saddest sight of all is the cry ¡ hnby with whiskers! I The trouble about drawing the fin- ish lino Is that you're liable to bo nosed out! It would be too sott altogether if ¡ wo always could have the choice of weapons! I "Brok...
A NARROW ESCAPE [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 16 September 1911
A NARROW ESCAPE I By S. A. Frost. lt was'early'In tho afternoon ot a lovely July day, and the sunshine waa lighting the windows ot a beautiful country house, whose owner lay, com- ing slowly, slowly back to lire from a dangerous illness. Tho Invalid loy in a health-restoring sleep, and near her was seated one who had known but little rest since tho tragedy oc- curred thnt had desolated her home, and brought the deepest sorrow upon Its inmates. She was a fair young Kiri, wit» «olden hair and soft, brown eyes, whose slight llgure and sensitivo lilis told ot delicate constitution, and a gentleness that was too often timidity. A race that spoke plainly of unfitness to cope with trouble or danger. And yet there was underneath all that a finality of endurance that ls born only of perfect unselfishness, an endurance that had kept Editha Seymour at her post In that sick room through weeks ot bitter sorrow and agonising sus- pense. Upon tho sweet, watchful race there was an expression of dee...