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BIPLANE AS HEARSE. [Newspaper Article] — Nagambie Times — 25 December 1914
BIPLANE AS HEARSE. A strange posthumous enthusiasm for a now form of locomotion has >been displayed by M. Ivan Sopornowski, a Russian millionaire. M. Sopornowekl (luring his life was extremely conservative and even re fused to enter a motor-car. In his .will, however, was found a clause be queathing £20,000 to any airman who could convey his coffin to the grave side in an aeroplane. A young flying man named Posoff immediately the will was published offered to under take the task. He placed the coffin j in his biplane and flew to the ceme- j tcry, making a bad landing, which was j nearly fatal to himself. The relatives ; have reluctantly paid him the £20,000 out of the estate. 1
COST OF BAD TEMPER. [Newspaper Article] — Nagambie Times — 25 December 1914
COST OF BAD TEMPER.. "By getting Into a rage the work of tile heart n ay be increased from 152 to 224 foot-pounds per minute. Keep your temper is, therefore, good ad vice." This was one of tlie romnrks made by Mr. J. Strickland Goodall in his lecture on "Heart Strain and Itu Prevention," at the Institute of Hy giene recently. He further remarked that If you go to bed at ten o'clook In stead of twelve you will save your I heart In the course ot a year 876,000 foot-pounds of work, -while an hour's ■ rest on Sunday afternoon will save tho heart 62,400 foot-pouadB of work per annum. If love getB_ into the average mod orn courtauip aa a stowaway, even, he to lucky.
REDUCED CIRCUMSTANCES. [Newspaper Article] — Nagambie Times — 25 December 1914
REDUCED CIRCUMSTANCES. It is a pathetic thing to see people struggling wfth reduced circumstances —that is, a reductlou of income, and an inability to live as they have been in the habit of living. Rut much heart-break would be spared If when such adverse fate comes people would only at once settle down ami accept the new and smaller income, and live on what it will easily give them, rather than to try to "lceep up appearances." Every day we see people trying to live in a large house with one cheap mald-of-all-work, where they had kept, and kept busy, three competent servants, or even more— trying to keep up with the society that they, can no longer afford to move in, by scrimping and toiling every where, and having no happiness and no peace and comfort; giving an occa sional dinner or lunch, and going with out necessaries to pay for them; mak ing over old gowns indefinitely in or der to accept invitations, and carrying hearts that ache harder and harder all the time. If only they w...
CHAPTER X. Looming Clouds. [Newspaper Article] — Nagambie Times — 25 December 1914
CHAPTER X. Looming Clouds. A week lind passed, and onco more it was a Saturday night. During all these days Annus Galbraith had never 1)0011 In Port Cralglo, Ho litid aont a short note to tils mother saying that ho intended to fish from Fnlthllo all tho week, but that he might hn home 011 the Saturday, tvnil to Eric, '.it. least, the message was welcome. Tho llttlo toy harbor was crowded with boats, and from the tall masts tho herring nets hung in streamers. In tho midst of tho steam from tho tanning tanks fishermen with long polos woro lifting their nets, and were toiling up tho lone, tortuous road from the harbor to the Units on the top of the cliff. Somo ot tho earliest arrivals had got tho length of oiling ifnd polishing their boots, and tho more blithesome woro dnfJlng with tho girls at the end of tho Jetty. But gradually, as the night foil, tho men wont homo, tlrod with tholr week's work, and the har hor liecamo almost deserted. Angus Galbraith sat oil a spar, painting Ills bu...
CHAPTER XT. The Serpent Shows Its Tooth. [Newspaper Article] — Nagambie Times — 25 December 1914
CHAPTI3U XT. The Serpent Shows Its Tooth. The winter months had parsed, and now blustering March with Its storms was upon them. The fishermen of Port Crnigic were beginning to buzz around their boats again. Rrlc was In London, and from many sources these humble folks at home had assurances that he was yet destined to dazzle the world by his gift of song. Angus Galbraith, the fisherman, turned wearily to his life of toil again, carrying in his si lent heart that load that would never lift. As for "Elsie, when he saw her face he had his reward. She had got back her old, bright, laughing nature, and if ever a thought entered her mind of the days when she had seen Into the inner depths of a strong •man's soul, it was only as a tender memory that soothed rather than dis turbed her. For the first three months after the departure of Eric she had gone about the house singing softly to herself. Her only recreation was the piano— a gift from Angus. With industry that was indefatigable she pra...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Nagambie Times — 25 December 1914
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A BROTHER'S LOVE Published by arrangement with Cassell & Co. All Rights Reserved. CHAPTER IX. Love's Sacrifice. [Newspaper Article] — Nagambie Times — 25 December 1914
A BROTHER'S LOVE By GltAHAJI BROWN, Author ot "Tlio Soul o. Lucillo " "Tho I..enguo ot llio Siicml Soarnli," etc. Published by arrnngomont witli Cnnaotl & Co. All Uiglita Hesorvc*il. OlfAPTISFi IK, Love's Sacrifice. Tho wild, unearthly scream almost Boomed lo stab tho silence, and Angus Galbralth felt a c.old shudder pass through litm. Ho hold his breath to • listen, and onco ugain tho cry, as of a soul in distress, rang out dear, chal lenging. At tho scaino instant, through the gloom ho caught a glhnpsn of some thing whlto and gleaming, and it flushed along tho narrow street, and disappeared round one of tho houses. "Elsie, Elsie," he groaned, in tho ngony of his soul. Ills mothor's words were still ring ing In his ears—that mother who had leaned on him for support In all her years of loneliness, that, mother for whom ho would havo died. He had surely plumbed the depth of human woo and angufsh. Ho staggered into tho. house like a drunken man, hardly knowing what ho was doin...
DISEASE IN AMBUSH. GERMS ROUTED FROM THE LAUNDRY. [Newspaper Article] — Nagambie Times — 25 December 1914
DISEASE IN AMBUSH. OK RMS KOUTF.n FROM THE 1.AUNHKY. It i^onlvdiseases tliAt m c infectious that can lie ;n ambesh, ready to launch death amongst the inmates of a home, am} when we search the iiMinc for the readiest placc of ambush wc find u in the laundry. This is a statement of fact easily provable : the lautuliy claims and cleanses every week the clothes, wc wear, our Ih\1. table, kitchen, ami k»th linen, handker chiefs, towels and cm tains. Nothing absoilisand cairies the getms or seeds of disea-e so readily as these ; to ambush the ambushing disease germ therefore wc must begin in the laundry. Next as to the method : mere cleansing is not enough, tor some disease germs may laugh at boiling water, and may even biced in commoner soils of soapsuds. The only way to deal with the disease germ is to kill it, becau.se its life is i:s j*o\ver to infect, and only when de.ul is it haimles*: so wc must not onb begin with the laundry, but must find a laundry s.iap which is also a strong di...
THE BONES OF LIGHT AND HEAVY HORSES. [Newspaper Article] — Nagambie Times — 25 December 1914
THE BONES OF LIGHT AND HEAVY HORSES. 5 Definite information concerning dif- | ; ferences between the bones of light } and heavy liorses has been obtaiued - by D. Hardt, of Jena University, Ger many. * Upon chemical analysis of many , specimens of metacarpus or front can- ; non bones, he found that on the whole the bones of draught horse6 contain more organic matter and less jnineral matter than 'those of light horses. i There are also some minor differ ences in composition, but he conclu ded that there are greater differences iu form and strength than in the chem ical composition cf^the bones of the two types. **" This supports the common state ment of horsemen that the bones- of llghi horses are generally harder than those of draught horses, for the hard ness of bone aud its strength are known to increase with additional per centages of mineral matter. Mrs. Jawkins: 1 heard something this afternoon that fairly knocked me speechless. Mr. J.: Do you mind repeating it to the baby, my ...
TEN RULES FOR THE POULTRY BEGINNER. [Newspaper Article] — Nagambie Times — 25 December 1914
TEN RULES FOR THE POULTRY BEGINNER. 1. Properly locate your plant and I decide upon the number of layers to keep. U. Decide upon the breed of chick ens to be kept and select a breeder from which to get your foundation stock. o. Decide whether you will start with hens, hatching eggs, or chicks. 4, Determine the manner of brood ing your chicks; select your equip ment and the style of house you in tend to install it in. 5. Determiue the schedule and ra tion for feeding the chicks. d. Decide how you will protect your baby chicks from their enemies—rats, cats, dogs, inclement weather. 7. Determine the method and equip- ; ment necessary to raise successfully to the laying age the chicks after they have passed the brooding stage. 8. Determine the style of laying house aud general arrangement. 9. Settle upon the feeding ration for layers aud the schedule for working It. 10. Solve the problem of the selling end—how to market your product at a profitable margin above cost. The memory of good ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Nagambie Times — 25 December 1914
FOli THE L1VEK. People who sufTer from liver dis orders will liud the following letters very interesting From Mrs. Ellen Waters, Forest Kange, South Australia. "Twenty years ago I was very ill. I could not keep my food down, not even a drink of water. I was bad like this for nearly three months. The doetor tnade me wean my child, as he said that I had abscesses on my liver and that I would have to have them cut out. I was in the hospital at the time. The doctor told me to take my baby home and come back again. I had about 18 miles to travel by coach, and some kind woman in the coach told me of Warner's Safe Cure. She asked me to try it before I went back to the hospital. 1 did so. I took three bottles, and, thank God, I never had to be cut about by any doctor, and have never suffered in the same way since." From Mr. .f. Maddern, 57 Osborne street, Williamstown, Victoria. "Some time ago I was attackod with a pain under my shoulder blades, extending thence to the back of my neck nnd h...
ADVANTAGES OF THE SILO. [Newspaper Article] — Nagambie Times — 25 December 1914
ADVANTAGES OF THE SILO. Silage keeps young stock thrifty and growing all winter. It enables cows to produce milk and butter more economically. Silage is more conveniently handled than dry fodder. The silo prevents waste of maize, which contain about one-third the food value of their entire crop. There are no aggravating maize stalks in the manure when silage is fed. The silo will make palatable food of ytuff that would not otherwise be eaten. It enables a larger number of ani j mals to be maintained on a given i number of acres. It enables the farmer to preserve food which matures at a rainy time of the year, when drying would be next to impossible. , It is the most economical method of supplying food for the slock dur ing the hot dry periods in summer when the pasture is short.
The Ruling Instinct. [Newspaper Article] — Nagambie Times — 25 December 1914
The Ruling Instinct. An eminent astronomer, iu - the course of a lecture, tjpoke of a certain star that looked do bigger tb&u a threepeuny-bit a hundred miles away. After the discourse one of the audi ence said to him, "I know you for a Scotsman, for uo ono but a Scotsman would trouble about a threepenny-bit a hundred miles off!".
LUCKY WINDFALLS. Large Rewarde for Small Services. [Newspaper Article] — Nagambie Times — 25 December 1914
LUfcKY WINDFALLS. Large Rcwnrdo for Small Services. Some little time ago the Quinlan Grand Opera Company landed 3n Mel bourne to commence a tour through the States of the Commonwealth. The horn-player was .Mr. William Rusbv, formerly a soldier in the British Army. It seems that ten yearn ago .Mr. Mushy rescued from drowning a child who had fallen over Chelsea bridge. The father of the child hand ed him ten pounds, and said, "You will hear from me later." The Koyal Humane Society also awarded Mr. Busby its medal for ho gallant a res cue. When Die company stepped awhor" at Melbourne a cable message was awaiting Mr. Busby. it. inform ed him that the father of the rescued child had died and left him When the news was communicated to the other members 'of the com pany they gathered round the musi cian and gave him three hearty cheers. A Xantwieh shoenn. or and dogger named George Robinson had a wind fall as the sequel of an incident which occurred twelve years ago. He was then a journeym...
THE WORLD. [Newspaper Article] — Nagambie Times — 25 December 1914
THE WORLD. The world is well lost when tho world is wrong, No matter how men derido you, For if you are patient and firm and strong, You will find it In time (though the time be long) That the world wheels 'round be aido you. If you dare to Ball first o'er a-new thought trade, For awhile it will scourge and score you j Then, comiug abreast with a skilful tack, It will clasp your hand and slap your buck, And vow it was there before you. The world means well, though it wander and stray From tho straight, short cut to duty; So go ahead in that path* 1 say, For after awhile It will come your way Bringing its pleasures and beauty. —Ella Wheeler Wilcox.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Nagambie Times — 25 December 1914
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FAMOUS WIDOWS. [Newspaper Article] — Nagambie Times — 25 December 1914
FAMOUS WIDOWS. News comes from Knoxville, Ten nessee, of the death of "Parson" Brownlow's widow, at the age of nine ty-five years. Few people knew that 'until so lately there remained this liv ing link with the famous "fighting parson" of war times, whom Tennes see expelled because of his bold at tacks upon secession, but afterwards recalled to be its governor. Yet how many widows of distinguished men have survived their husbands so long that they have seemed to trail phan toms of history through the living re alities of a later generation! In the town of Charlotte, North Carolina, Mrs. Stonewall Jackson is still living. It is nearly thirty-eight years since Custer's last tight, yet Mrs. Custer Is alive and well, ;\lrs. N. P. Willis died only 11 few years ago in Washington, though the llterarjr career of her bril liant husband reached its height long before the civil war. The widow of Jefferson Davis lived until 1906. Gen eral George Pickett's widow is still alive. Alexander Hamilto...
POINTS ON PALMISTRY. [Newspaper Article] — Nagambie Times — 25 December 1914
POINTS ON PALMISTRY. Smooth, conical Angers are a sign of talkativeness and levity. Strong, knotted lingers show pru dence and capacity. A palm too slim, narrow, and feeble indicates instinct without capacity. If the palm is too large the person is coarse and animal-like. If the outer-joint of the Angers forms a knot, the person has well-ar ranged ideas. The individual who has knots at the middle joints of the fingers always has a place for everything and every j thing in its place. Intellect belongs to knotted fingers, grace to smooth ones. The person whose Angers are smooth and pointed is guided wholly by in spiration, and never has a reason for what he does. The hard, wrinkled hand which is opened to its full extent with diffi culty Bhows intractability, a roind without pliancy. Large hands mean a close attention to minute details. Broad nails show the owuer to be bashful and gentle.
WE DIDN'T KNOW. [Newspaper Article] — Nagambie Times — 25 December 1914
WE DIDN'T KNOW. "Johnuy's gone to bo a nangel," a little girl, with eyea wide with awe and wonder, confided to a visitor at the house of mourning. "Johnny's my brother, and I didn't know he was gofn' to he sick and go away last night. On'y yesterday he was here with his coat all tore where he'd been playin', and his hands scratched. He wanted a bite of my apple, and 1 wouldn't give him any. 1 wish now I had, but I didn't know he was goln' to be a nangel," Poor little sister! That is what we all say afterwards, "We didn't know," and oh! how our hearts ache over the scratched hands for which we for ; got to show any sympathy, and the I apples we seliishly refused to share! We were busy, tired. Impatient, and our own hands were smarting. We j thought our burdens heavy; we want | ed to be helped ourselves, instead of helping others, and the little plea at our side met no response. We didn't know it was the last plea, but now I we can never forget the wistful eyes I which followed us tha...
HORSES AND MEN. [Newspaper Article] — Nagambie Times — 25 December 1914
HORSES AND MEN. A Boston man tells of an innocent farmer who once sought out a phreno logist and asked him to read his bumps. In revealing to the farmer his tem perament as shown by the aforesaid bumps, the professor said:— "Your tastes are the simple, homely ones of the farmer. You are a far mer, aro you not? Ah! I thought so. And I am right as to your tastes, am I not? You are sadly deficient in judgment, and have little knowledge of human nature. Your innocent and trustful disposition renders you an easy dupe to designing men, and your own perfect honesty prevents you from either suspecting or defrauding anyone." The following week, it appears, the phrenologist bought a horse from the innocent farmer. Although the nag was old and in bad condition, It had been made to appear young and skit tish. Moreover, though the farmer had paid but £5 for the animal, he contrived without difficulty to unload him on tho professor for £15. "It's wonderful," said tho farmer to a friond, as he pro...