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CHAPTER XIX. After the Verdict. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 19 September 1914
CHAPTER XIX. After the Verdict. Herepath staggered back before f0r*e, o£ the cruel hlow. In bis heart of hearts he had never dreai of anything quite so bad as this. He thought that perhaps he might have r°, wear glasses would have to be care ful, that his reading would be restrict f. i i J10! g more than that. He had hoped to get those precious drawings finished a bit at a time. If he carried out the commands of his snem^ov13 W0UW b0 comPelled to spend e\ery penny he possessed. On n'V llr,Mt0 EnS'and he would have to begin the world all over again. cnif i®r lle» llad re,t 50 strong and self-reliant. Now he had a curious feeling of weakness and utter depen dency. He would have to rely on strangers in future; he would have to couhl w fortunes tQ those whom he could not even see. Slowly and gradually the blood crept back to his cheeks again, the roaring in his ears died away. I shall have to keep a doer" bp sString »terly- "A d°E end of a p;, '' won't be quite as bad'as that* ?oi rej "...
THE SENTENCE OF THE COURT CHAPTER XVIII. "The Sentence of the Court." [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 19 September 1914
THE SENTENCE OF THE COURT. By FRED M. WHITE. Published by arrangement with Ward, Lock & Co. Ltd., London and Melb, A11 Rights Reserved. CHAPTER XVIII. "The Sentence of the Court." We left Daniel Harley and Dr. Gil ray engaged in a brisk battle of wits in the miser's study in that strange old house by the riverside. After Gilray's pointed allusion to the fact that Harley had a daughter, and his thinly-veiled hint that she might be part of the price he should require for any risky business he was &lt; asked to undertake, the two men faced each other for some tinie in silence.. " It-wa.5 as- though- each to read1 the other's thoughts. But both were wearing their usual inscru table 'business masks, and neither found any advantage accrue from »that silent scrutiny. ( "Go on," Harley croaked at last Go on, young man. You are here with some project in your mind." "I came because you sent for me, sir. I must ask you to remember that" , '^rue> true!" Harley muttered, bull,...
Her Dandy Up. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 19 September 1914
Her Dandy Up. It was holiday-time, and the pub lic links had attracted a crowd of the curious. A British matron took up her posi tion i.n the middle of the course, ar-d sternly refused to budge, in spite >>! frenzied yells of "Fore!" At length a respectable middle-aged solicitor went up to her, and said, in his most kindly professional manner: "My dear, good woman, I would move from here if I were you. If not, you may be hit." The lady, fit mother of the bulldog breed, put up a pair of fists in ap proved Stadium fashion as she re plied: "I'll get 'it, will I? You 'it me, and see!" If you want to be liappy the first thing you must learn is to be easily I pleased. • 1
THE LOVELINESS OF LOVE The Cantankerous Crank on the Pathetic Passion. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 19 September 1914
THE LOVELINESS OF LOVE The Cantankerous Crank on the Pathetic Passion. t I am not cantankerous because I have never been in love, but because I liave been in love so often—in unre quited love. And as onlookers see most of the game, I will lavish on young swains and love-sick lassies the wealth of my experience. Love takes the heart out of young men and puts heart into young girls. The young man will not say boo! to a goose. Strange things call forth a young man's love. Langorous legs in pur ple and transparent stockings, pretty and provoking faces, low-necked blous es, a go-away-closer look in the eye, rouse his ardor. The more ornamental and the less useful the maiden, the more he loves her. He would rather have a "skirt," as they call them in the States, who is "some skirt," whose eyes are like midnight pools with the moon on them, whose hair is plenteous enough to stuff a cushion, and who doesn't know a scrubbing brush from a saucepan, than a squint-eyed girl who cooks like an an...
FAREWELL BY DEPUTY. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 19 September 1914
FAREWELL BY DEPUTY. The other morning as a departing trans-Atlantic steamer was casting off its lines and swinging out into the stream, an elderly business man hast ily embraced a lady who was one of the passengers and rushed down the gang plank to the wharf. Going hurriedly up to a melancholy loafer who was watching the busy | crowd, the geHlemau drew him be hind a pile of luggage and said: "Want to earn a shilling or two?" "You bet I do." "You see that lady in black o" the bridge there?" said the elderly one. j "Certainly." "Well, that's my wife going abroad. Now, ol' course, she'll expect me to stand here for the next twenty min utes, while the steamer is backing and tilling in, waving my handker chief and watching her oat of eight D'ye see?" "I do, sir. "Well, I'm too busy to humbug about here; stock to buy, biz to at tend to. She's a little near-sighted, so I'll just engage you to wave this hand kerchief instead. It's a big one, with a red Dorder, and as long as she sees It she...
BALLARAT LIVE STOCK MARKET. Friday. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 19 September 1914
UAI.LARAT IJVJJ: SXDCK MARKET Friday. v.exilian, iHiativ «iml Co. report : — WaB' otiVnd at auction at our yards titu>&lt;weeftc —11j hordes, 1° .'01) pi^s ^ sheep— lku>es: Friday was the occasion .of oaf annual stallion parade and sale, held, sua ii>uu!, op)>osite our yards in Dovetou: >treet. through Hie cotwrtesy of liis Wor*— ship the flavor and councillor? of tin*, t'itv of HaJIarat. There was ;i very farr* muster of horses exhibited at thy panulc%t. and tlie attendance w.ls larjfo, tut'liuling? a number of well-known breeders front. Ihe Mirroundinij-dMrutts. also f-out WoiC—* crn and Wnnmera district*. Tljp number of horses shown, whilst not as nameroipfi# as tlu» last feu; years, owins to tbv* droughty ca.i(Iiti;Mi«i prevailing ami tilt* easier tendency^* the hor^e ma^ot, claim ed a ;;o&lt;>d deal of attention, and werot ♦ agerly erit icisod by; tbs> largv- mcorns* "i. i>ih»|i]o present, anil the O'-casioii w.w taken aiivaiitasf of ut v...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 19 September 1914
Steak and Vegetable Pie.—Take one pound of 6teak, cut it into small pieces, and place it in a tin with six onions cut up small, one carrot cut thin, and pepper and salt to taste. Sprinkle flour on the top, then cut some nice-sized potatoes and lay them on top of the meat. Sprinkle a little more flour, fill the tin with water, and bake for two hours. About one-third of the textile goods manufactured in Prance are said to be the products of female labor.
The European War. CAPE CLEAR [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 19 September 1914
He Europeaa War. CAPE CLEAR There was a lar^e gathering on Satur* day evening at'(ape Clear to consider the &lt;|iicstion of h:>idin? a race meeting in aid of the Patriotic i"und. Those pre ■sent ineluded representatives of thoGren ville. Jtokcwood .function. Illabarook. and I'itfield Iiaee Clubs. Mr l'\ M'C'nfTrey was-voted to the chair, atul stated that the objict of the meeting was to hold a. combined race clubs' niretinj;, in order that as much money as possible should bf» raised for the Patriotic Fund. It had been suggested that the Orenville course would be n suitable one for the race meet ing. Mr T. Callaghan, v.'hile agreeing: that the 0 roil villi* course it-elf was hard lo surpass, believed the T'olccwood Junc tion course would attract a larger gather ing of horse owners and the public, inas much as it was connected by rail front b.itli Uallarnt and Crcssy. The Chair man asked if it were intended to run it. Jtiit) meeting." Mr .T. Power said it would not prove o...
SOME POPULAR LIES. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 19 September 1914
SOME POPULAR LIES. "Thank you; I never slept better in my life." "I never smoked a better cigar, old man." "Can't tell you how sorry I am there is no room for your little boy in my car." "Yes; we get nine eggs a day." "1 couldn't possibly live without you." "I nearly died laughing." "Oh. no, mother; my feet arc not wet." "Yes, I smoke occasionally, just to be sociable." "He is the living image of his father." "You'll find this just as good, ma dam."
It Is Said. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 19 September 1914
it Is Sain. That unless rain falls vtfry soon the district will be worse olT than if a war took plant). Domestic and other supplies are short, the resor voirs are low, and they will not stand much drawing on. That the Pitlield and Cape Clear Coursing Club had to forego their meeting this week on acount of the hard nature of the ground. That the contractors are busy ef fecting alterations to the Berringa State school. With "more light" brilliance wi 1 be the predominating feature of the scholars. That Mr T. 11. Crosthwaite has been elected to succeed Cr Carnegie as a member of the Scarsdale Bor ough Council.
Had Had Experience. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 19 September 1914
Had Had Experience. It was at a police-court, near a gar rison town in the West of England, and the prisoner was charged with being drunk and disorderly, and fight ing in the street. He was a fine, 'well-built, strapping young fellow, but evidently an old stager, for the magistrate, after in flicting a fine, which was paid by a friend in court, asked him if he had any work to do. Prisoner replied that he had not. "You seem to be brought here very often for assaulting and fighting. Why don't you go for a soldier?" "Not me; not if I know it," replied prisoner, quickly. "I did go for one j once, and he very nearly strangled me." The poetry of Japan finds expres sion in its advertising. For example: "Our wrapping paper is as strong as the hide of an elephant. Goods forwarded with the speed of a can non-ball. Our silks and satins are as soft as the cheeks of a pretty woman, as beautiful as the rainbow. Our parcels are packed with as much care as a young married woman takes of her husband...
LECTURE ON POULTRY. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 19 September 1914
LECTURE 0NT POULTRY. The farmers of Pitfield have been successful in securing the services of a Government poultry expert to give a lecture on Monday, 28th inst. in the Mechanics' hall. As the sub ject is one that interests almost everybody, a large attendance is ex pected. FANCY DRESS BALL. The committee of tlie Pitiic-ld Mechanics' Institute having decided to put a new floor in the building, as well aa carry out other improve ments, they have decided to "chris ten" the new lloor by holding plain and fancy t'ress ball on Fri day, 2nd October. A special prize is to be t>iven for the best charac ter. HOllSE ROLLS ON RIDER. Mr A. Hall, son of Rev. and Mrs Hall, of Berringa, was admitted to Dr. Gawne's private hospital at -Jep aric on Monday, sull'ering from broken thigh bone, caused by a young horse he was riding falling and rolling on him. He was to have proceeded to the camp at Broad meadows 011 Tuesday. He is at ' present in a serious condition, but hopes are held out for his re...
MAKE-UP YOUR MIND. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 19 September 1914
MAKE UP YOUR MIND. Don't grumble or fume when tough work lies ahead, But make up your mind, man, to do it! Show courage and pluck, don't cow ard's tears shed, If quickly you'd see yourself through it. Should gathering clouds your horizon obscure, And the storm in its fury burst, Don't flinch from the ordeal, but brave ly endure, And boldly prepare for the worst. He manly, and tackle your duty each day. Prove you've nerve and the will power to do it. Help your fellows along who have dropped by the way. Give cheerfully; you'll never rue it. 'Tis a kind action here, and a little help there ^ From a comrade who's willing to give it That heartens a fellow his troubles to bear, And Anally sees him outlive it. If e'er you are tempted to whimper and doubt When the pathway of duty is rough, Remember the heart that is steadfast and stout Is the one that withstands a re buff. And tackle with confidence, valor and skill All hindrances placed in your way. Vou'il quick climb the hill if you work ...
Smythesdale Borough Council. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 19 September 1914
Smyinesaaie Borough Gouncii. The Council met on Wednesday evening. Present—Crs M'Menamin (mayor), Williamson, Creed, Har ridge, Elder, Kirk, Searle, Reitzo, M'Carthy. Correspondence. From G. E. Morter; manager of Boyd's Hydraulic Sluicing Com pany, applying for permission to work the abandoned ground on land south of Princes' bridge.—Granted. From Borough of Browns and Scarsdale, asking the Comci) to meet in conference to discuss the Bill regarding amendments to the Local Government Act.—Request granted ; council to attend. From Borough of Ararat, asking, council to support a fund called Municipal Oificers' Patriotic Fund. —The town clerk was instructed to reply stating that the council was contributing to the local fund. From Municipal Association of Victoria, stating that the annual ses sion woukl be held on 21st and 22 m! October.—Cr Williamson was ap pointed as the council's representa tive. From Electoral Registrar, request ing roll of ratepayers for Legislative Council.—Attend...
THE SLEEP OF CHILDREN. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 19 September 1914
1 THE SLEEP OF CHILDREN. I A healthy infant will sleep nearly twenty hours out of the twenty-four during its first month. This it will do without rocking, and it is a pity, to teach a child to expect you to rock it to sleep; it occupies time and does the child no good. The other habit of walking with It until it chooses to fall asleep is even worse. Begin as you mean to go on; lay it down awake, and, if Nature re quires it, sleep will come; .f not, 110 rocking can force it. Bui this should be taught from the beginning, and bad habits of this kind, :ia a rule, begin with the nurse, and are in full force before the mother has a ciiance to exercise her authority. The baby should not be rocked, nor should it be placed in a swinging cradle. Train him from the first to sleep in a stationary bed, and put a tiny hair pillow under his head. He should always be placed on his right side, and care should be taken that the luce is never covered. Sound development is next to im possible unless th...
Scarsdale and Smythesdale Boroughs. PROPOSED AMALGAMATION. CONFERENCE TO BE HELD. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 19 September 1914
Ssaisnais ana smitWais Boroiigtis. PROPOSED AMALGAMATION. CONFERENCE TO BE HELD. Abortive conferences have been held between the SjarsJale and Smythesdale borough councils on the question of amalgamation of the two boroughs, and it has now been decided to hold another conference tc again discuss the vexed question. Indications point to the face that unless some determined and definite action is taken buth boroughs will merge into Grenvilla shire. Bin amalgamation iiself of the boroughs will not solve the problem. They are faced with the question of fin ance, and the question of paramount importance to be dealt with is—Oaa both boroughs by amalgamation and under existing conditions, raise the necessary amount ? One way to overcome the diflifulty is to raise the shilling rate to reach the re quired sum. If the two boroughs merge into Grenville shire an in creased rate will have to be paid, and it is considered in many quar ters that the best course to pursue would be for the rate of t...
Commercial. CAPE CLEAR STOCK SALE. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 19 September 1914
commercial. CAPE CLEAR STOCK SALE. Badge ty and Co. report:— At our last sale we held at Cape Clear ■we yarded 40 head of cattle and 750 sheep. Wo had a good attendance of buyers and report? a successful sale. In cattle we sold as follows:—Fat cattle : Account G. M'Donald. 3 fat cows £6 15s, I at £7 12s, 1 at £G 10s, 2 at £7 14s; R. Jeanes, 1 at £5 10s; forward conditioned cows from £4 to £4 10s; young cattle were dull. Sheep: The demand was brisk and prices equal to those ruling in Colac. We sold account W. T. Rowe, 35 crossbred wethers 25s 7d; Blakeley Bros., 21 crossbred wethers 19s lid, 0 ewes 18s; Reynold Bros., 3 crossbred ewes 18s 4d, 1G comeback weathers 17s; W. L. Dean, 12 comeback wethers 17s, 16 shorn wethers 8s lid, 24 crossbred lanbs 13s 6d, 7 shorn do 9s 2d, 153 crossbred weaners 18s Id, 9 ewes 15s Gd; Rutland Bros-, 20 merino wethers 18s; Butler Bros., 3 crossbred owes 17s Id, 14 wethers IGs 5d, 14 ewes 17s; John Stewart, 24 comeback ewes and wethers IGs 9d, 9 lambs l...
MALAY SUPERSTITIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 19 September 1914
MALAY SUPERSTITIONS. A Malay child has to be sturdy to survive the perils of his birth and babyhood. Only an iron constitution could bear the balls of rice that are stuffed into his mouth or the cold bath which greets him immediately on hla appearance in the world. But it is not that a Malay mother is indifferent to the physical welfare of her off spring. When her child falls III no one could be more solicitous. The house and the village are ransacked to find the cause of the sickness. If it is suspected to be in the interior of the house, the services of a native doc tor are obtained. After concentrating his thoughts upon the pit of his stomach for a time he will prob-ibly call for "female cocoa-nut." Taking then a knife of a peculiar shape, he muticrs incantations in a forgotten tongue and proceeds to shave the nut. If the person who has bewitched the child is living in the house ha will awake the next morning with a skull as bald as the cocoanut itself. Sympathy that begins and e...
Pitfield Banner. PUBLISHED EVERY SATURDDAY MORNING [Registered at the General Post Office Melbourne, for transmission by post as a Newspaper.] SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 19, 1914 [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 19 September 1914
B iuuw, I'CIIUSHEI) EVEItY 3ATDRDAY MORNING [Registered at the General Post Office Melbourne, for transmission by post as a Newspaper.] Saturday, September 19, 1911 " What preparation cau be usefully given in the elemeutary school for those who are destined to occupy themselves in the detailed work of commercial life ?" The topic is one on which clear thinking is needed. It is not to be disposed of by the enunciation of this or that dogma as to the functions ot an elementary school. The elementary school may be used for whatever purposes the community thinks fit. Its curricu lum may be as limited or as exten sive as the community may deter mine. Specialists will always be heard clamouring for the inclusion' of their favourite speciality. There ia no subject which could not bo taught in an elementary way in an elementary school; and so long as we consider each subject by itself a plausible case can b9 made out for most of them. But tha real question is "What can be done most satisfac...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 19 September 1914
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