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(ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.) THE MESHTS OF FATE. OR, THE CURSE OF THE BLUE DIAMONDS. PART 7. CHAPTER XII. A PIECE OF IVORY. [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 31 July 1914
CALL RX0HT3 RESERVED.) MESHTSITFATE. OR, THE CURSE OF THE BLUE DIAMONDS. By Hedlcy Richards, Author of "Thf Mine Master's Heir," "Time, the Avenger," etc., eto. PART 7. CHAPTER XH. A PIECE OF IVORY. T)r Fitzpatrick had dineS, and he was seated over the Are cmjoylng a nine All bis iU-temper had vanished; a eood, dinner had made him look more hopefully on his chances of win ning Meg for his own. Later he nlrt hare to visit a patient, who %T\m 1"; hut this interval IZ his own, in which to dream of , " ,r1 hB loved, and it was with 1 Anoyance he turned his head when there was a tap on thcd ^ and the parlourmaid informed him that Miss Morris wished to fe him. Rnt the pirl had scarcely uttered the worts when Therese Morris pushed past her into tho room, in time to hear FltzpatrSck's muttered Con [ound her I" T'nen he recovered him-j self, and advancing held out his hand, saying : "Good evening, Miss Morris. Will you sit here 7" and he drew a low chair forward. "I didn't coTiio to » * came...
ASSOCIATION MEETING. WEDDERBURN CLUB'S PROTEST. [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 31 July 1914
ASSOCIATION MEETfNG. WEDDEitBUKN CLUB'S PRO TEST. A meeting of the association was held at Inglewood on Saturday night, presided ovtr by Mr S F Oiddnms, vice presidenb. There were present: MpBsre A. Currio and R Donaldson (Inglewnod), 0 13urge and William (Bridgewatpr) Elliott and P Grieves (Korean Vale), 0 Robbie and J F Oraig- (Wedderburn). UNSATISFACTORY UMPIRES. Correspondence wax toad from the 'BrU1gewiitnr~cluli, ex pressing disriK U f.ictioii with the umpiring of J God frey, and requesting the association to endnivor to have tbe two umpires ei>j.ilt;«11 f..r the season (Varcoe and Pifice) keep to tlioir agreement. The secretary said he had written to the Boi digo Umpireu' League, informing them of Bridgewater's complaint. Mr Curiie aaiil the niatuU tliati afternoon at Inglewood had tieen com pletely spoiled by bad umpiring. They had had an official who did nob under stand tbe rudimeutB of the jjimt', and waa thoroughly incompetent. A motion, asking the Umpires League to ke...
A Proper Understanding. [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 31 July 1914
A Proper Understanding. "Yes, I remember that little bill 1 f.vn you-remember II perfectly well, vid, in fact, thought or It jnst as soon f arrived in town," salil a man, !:i reply to someone who had dunned him. "Let me see. Where will you lo at four o'clock this afternoon-at f:Mir sharp?" "A! the hotel." . "All right; be at the hotel at fou sharp." "Rawlins," said an acquaintance, "you are a very plausible fellow; you i 'low that you do not intend to pay il-at man." "Well, no: that's a fact." "Then why did you want to know v.berr be would be at four o'clock?" "So that I could time myself accord' Ingly. If I know where be is at four o'clock I will lie somewhere else at that limn. In this "fe. my dear boy. to have a proper understanding is. to avoid many embarrassing situations." "I shall make a note or this." as the treasury plato printer said^ . of the taper. "Are you a friend of the groom's f:imily?" asltcd the usher at the church wedding . . "I think not," replied the lady ad dre...
ANOTHER ALPINE TUNNEL. [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 31 July 1914
ANOTHER ALPINE TUNNEL. The Lotschbers Tunnel, nine and n quarter miles long. Is now very nearly finished, after six years labor. .Toin im; the Kar-lT Valley and the Rhone Valley in !".:.? Alps, it will be the ibird longest tunnel in Europe. The tunnel lias been pierced with (he greatest difficulty. In July. 1D0S, the River Kander entered the tunnel, and drowned t'.venty-flvn workmen, and ft. new route had to be devised at a rrcater cost. The whole ot tills new route, from Switzerland to Italy, has leen bored through limestone and granite rock, and travellers will now lie able to go from one valley to an other in twelve minutes. Formerly tin- journey took as many hours. I'art of the work bad to be carrieJ i i! r.ii'M great heat. A grant deal of 1 ot it1; w-.is met with, and the Italhn vorknu u were compelled to work in ::!i atmosphere of 95 dog.
MATCHING MOTHERS. [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 31 July 1914
MATCHING MOTHERS. - By Dolly Madison. Much that Is unptoasnnl Is attached to llio nanip "matctunnkcr." Tho wo linn who is on the alert tor n bus ournl fo rhor d.-uulilor is a subject tor slain Jokes am! Ill-considefrd laughter. For why should n.-ir. the motlier who loves her t.hild and wishes the best for her future l;e in a Fi'iise a match maker? * If tho average mother makes any mistakes It Is that she exerts hersolf loo tittlo, rather t'.ian too much, in ro.iard lo I ho matrimonial alfairs of her daughter. Kor example, I i&lt;now a sveet, retir ing. clever girl who. with tho right huaband, would make a perfect wife. Vet how Is she to find that right hus band? To her high school (lavs she mot tnany boys, later she was sent to a finishing school where there were practically no opportunities to make men scriuaintances She came home to find that her mother had drifted somewhat out or the active social lire. Tho result-*was that the #Airl found a convent-like atmosphere Tho mo...
Mr.Birrell's Ghost Story. [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 31 July 1914
Birr.eM's Ghost Story. » Mr. Birrell told a ghost story at the Bristol Press Fund dinner, when responding to tho toast "Literature and Journalism." In' referring to «. recent speech by Dr. Sllvanus Thompson on tho importanco of science,. Mr. Birrell said : "I don't know, my -Lord 'Mayor, whether you over havo bud dreams, but I havo been haunted ever since I was almost a boy by tho constant 'repetition of ono and the samo dream. "It comes to mo again and again. It is this. ' I dream 'Ijam walking about somewhere in . some plain or desert, and I-suddenly encounter tho agitated ghost of Sir Isaac New ton. He approaches me, his eyes almost starting out of his head; ho tells mo who ho is, and how ig norant he is of all that has hap pened in the world of 'science sinco ho left. " 'Now,' he savs. 'I want you to tell ;me iii a few words-for I havo only a quarter of an'hour left-nil that has happened to the raco ; tho progress. How is it? .'l know what it was when I loft l it. ? What is it n...
WEALTH FROM SAWDUST. GAS AND BREAD MADE FROM IT [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 31 July 1914
WEALTH FROM SAWDUST. GAS AND BREAD MADE FROM it American and Canadian sawmill have discovered that the sawd^nt which they havo been perplexed h.>w to rid themselves of as a worthier, onctirabrance is worth at least per ton. In Bnltlmoro a chemir.r has perfected a process of extract ing gas from sawdust, adequrm enough to supply a city liko &lt;'»: tawa with light and heat nt M. I per 1,000 feet. This is thought to portend that around the great saw mills, which have been omptyim; their dust into the Ottawa THvh, a vnrioty of new industries subsid ing on it aro likely to grow up. In Austria, whero everything in the shapo of fuel is being carefully searched fop, sawdust is impreg nated with & mixture of tarry sub stances and heated to tho propv temperaturo ; it is then passed ov?* a plate of iron heated by stoar.i. from which a screw-conveyer tak.'s it to a press, where it is cot . pressed into briquettes of tho re quired sire. Tho press turns o".t. about nineteen ev...
BLACK DRAUGHT. [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 31 July 1914
IILACK DRAUflTT. . Epsom salts, one ounce, senna leaves, ono drachm ; grated ginger, one drachm; Spanish liquorice, half nn ounce. Pour Imlf a pint of boiling water 011 the above ; let it stand until it is cold ; then strain and add three drops of oil of cloves. For "plucing an obstacle on tho rail, thereby wiusing a train to stop," a peasant of Nijni Uovgorod was recently fined. He w'as trying to commit suicide, and the "obsta cle" was iiis own head.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 31 July 1914
iolessional Nurses throughout A»?!ralasia .TESTIFY TO AND RECOMMEND NUIIMlHiNPRta^;Of jBurben Unit, BundatMrg (Q.)t wrttmm i ** Uwts to ill I longed for the hour when I would be at peace." Read her letter: OlilMINT* TONIC LTD. M Ualil two yaan ago I ftUmd my profiaaion of LADIES NURSE, imUmt lb« at Mi. Parry. Orarwort brought on a TOTAL COLLAPSE ' OF MY NERVOUS SYSTEM. I ni treated by itreral doctor*, but grew vamVlid bttiai so low and aafered ao much that I deapaired of ever being well agatai ia fact. ONE DOCTOR SAID THE END WAS VERY NEAR: and.indeed,' I&lt;ONLY; LONGED FOR THE HOUR WHEN I W.OgLD BE.ATrREACE. A friend, who wit moit per .uteat w bar effort*, finally nude me trr Clemasta Tonic, AND IT PROVED MY SALVATION. Four bottles uw me up and.about, and now». although wall advi&eed m jmn, 1 am tiront and active, and well able to look alter tfebMwcM 1 Kara. 1 ATTRIBUTE THAT ENTIRELY TO CLEMENTS TONIC, AND WOULD BE PLEASED: IF YOU WOULD? MAKE USE OF THIS LETTER. (S...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 31 July 1914
Backache. Kidney Troubles Removed by Dr Moree'B Indian Root Pills. lira Mary Jol^T5 MoyU Street Ballarat, Vic, 'writes " A lady friend recommended my trying Dr Morse's Indian Root Pills for Kidney Troubles, some months ago. I ha e since tried your lemedy and found that that the pain I previously suffered in fclio small of my back has been entirely removed, and I can say they are a useful medicine for that com plaint. You can use this testimony if so desired, with my full permis eion." WORKED WONDERS. " I have used Chamberlain's Cough Remedy for years," says Mrs Elizabeth Bingham, Kent St, Toneriflo, Q. " Ono of my sons was so bad with continual colds that I really feared ho would develop consumption. Three bottles of Chamberlain's Cough Remedy worked such wonders that lam no longer anxious nbout l.im. When my grandchild had whuoling cough I gave it Chamberlain's Cough Remedy and it was soon free of this distressing complaint." Obtainable at Leek and Ci'iig's, Mer chants, Wedderburn....
Football TOMORROWS MATCHES. [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 31 July 1914
Football TOMORROWS MATCHES. Tne Rimes for to-morrow ,.T: Wedderburn v Bridge walor, at Wed ^nrlmrn * Ioclewood v ICorong Vale, f rrnmn£? Valr. The Wedderburn will be chosen from Henderson, Thompson, Barge M.lone BnBtowe, Pratt, Saunders (2), Holmes (3), Bull, Dowsett, Smith, Richie, Omir, M.lne, MoGurk, Deverall, Gray, Hayes.
BANBURY CAKES. [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 31 July 1914
BANBURY CAKRS. Beat a quarter ©f a pound ©f butter to a, cream, and mix it with | hnlf a pound of finely cut candied lemon and orange peol, a pound of currants, and a quarter ounco cach of ground cinnamon, and allspice.1 Holl out some pastry, cut it into pieces six or sovcn inches fquarc, put tho above ment in tho middle of one half, fold the other over, and pinch it into an oval shape, then brush tho tops over with white of egg, dust the cakcs with castor sugar, and hako in a moderate ovon.
A DAINTY LACE HANDKERCHIEF. [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 31 July 1914
A DAINTY LACE HANDKERCHIEF. There Is always something particularly attractive about ft dainty loco hand kerchief, and tho sketch shows an artlclo of this description of extremely pretty desigu, and ot the same time simple and easy to make. It should be carried out in fine cam bric, and at each of the corners a small pointed piece of tho materiul is cut away. Three-quarters of an inch from the edge, and follow ing tho outline of tho ma terial, there is a narrow insertion of lace, and tho edge of the nandkerchief itself is trimmed with laco to match. Initials are worked in one corner, surrounded by a simple design of tiny leaves worked in various shades of green washing silk. Laco handkerchiefs are always suitable nnd profitable articles to pro pare for sale in 0 bazaar or shop ; but when intended for that purpose It is as well to work a single initial only upon them, and then to choose the letters that are most comnonly required, and tho initials ami design round them can be worked e...