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REST DAYS FOR SOLDIERS. [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 7 October 1911
I REST DAYS FOR SOLDIERS. Persona who may ho unwilling to accept tho Sabbath as a day ot rest proscribed by the Infinite may heed tho observations recently made on be- halt of the Gorman army. Germans as a people have long been regarded ns being open to convincing scientific ob- servations and deductions. In drill- ing, mnrching, and manoeuvring Its , troops the German Government has ! discovered thnt In long marches es , peclally no commissary will BUpply to , troops the waste of carbohydrates i without rest iatervals. In this con- nection army experts more than double the period in tho Scriptural Injunc- tions, nnd hnvn decided that nfter every three days' marching the march- ers should hnve a full day's rest for recuperation. To keep an army col- umn longer In heavy marching order is to weaken the physical forces of the soldiers.
Local & General News. [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 7 October 1911
Looa* & GçrççraS A sensaïii'al motor accident hap- pened at Penguin on Tuesday after- noon whereby Mr J, Smith's motor buggy was burned to ashes. Mr. Smith was diiving to Ulverstone and while going up Allen's hill a pin cam.: 'mt "f thc naphtha tank. The latter exploded atidthe buggy caught alight M' Smith bad oniy time t > get bis cat and rug before 1'.: tai4*gy was a mass of (bulles, and it was burnt t" the ironwork, It is in.deistood that it was insured, The many friends of Mr IC. V. Best of Derby will regret to learn that he has been seriously indisposed for the Inst fortnight. The last news is that he has taken a turn tor tl.e helter. Miss Hilda liest is much improved and'is now able to leave her roan Mr George Bennett, of lied Hills, is now making good progress toward recovery from his recent severe at- tack of plileurisy. Mr Wishart Smith the Commiss- ioner ol Railways has arranged lo visit the Branxholm Uñé, and will take into consideration the fares and freights ...
OUR WATER SUPPLY. [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 7 October 1911
! OUR j WATE«? SUPPLY. S míe criticism >-a in'&lt;en u > to lite re-pousibihtv í .r the yie-ent posh ¡.in. It has br.-u c.v,:i.,t¡,..| ih.it i-ie Council in i.fliee wnen the scheme was hs' ' In..nght ini i i .¡.er:" i m should have put in a bi 'ger til.mt, so | tl ¡nt the pres mt tr ni!.I ? \e '.aid nil have neem red. Against this il must be remembered that if this hail been done, the ex'nto.st would have heen ve i y considerable, .'ind would luve a.hied a lair amount to the toter, ^t Lill. Nothing is m .re certain than Ihat this would hav . mel willi innen \ opposition, and the critics would have had a great deal to s iv, perhaps even m ire than they will at present. In our last issue we p i .ted out the great waste which has taken place ever since die scheme was establish- ed an 1 still hold that if this li id been avoided thc present plant would have met requirements f r several years to come If this plant had been erected it may have been -n years before it w mid h...
A BRAVE EXPIATION. [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 7 October 1911
A BRAVE EXPIATION. . As a steamer was nearing the land- ing stage, n man, evidently In a great hurry, acrider! Hy knocked against a little girl who was standing at the edge of the stage. She over- balanced, and foll into tho wnter, which was about 10 to 12 feet below. Although the steamer was only a very few yards from the stage and ap- proaching broadside on, the man, with- out a moment's hesitation, plunged in after her, rising to the Burface with lier In his arms. I Seeing his danger, he Just managed to get between the huge balks of tim- ber which Bland upright a few Teet apart. Then the side of tho ship touch- ed the stage. Tho thickness of the timbers and the fact that ho was near the front of the steamer, saved them from being crushed to don th. , A rope was lowered, and the two were quickly rescued from their peril- ous position. The man soon disappeared as though he was nshamed of being tho cause of tho accident.
Charge of Abduction. SUCCESSFUL TECHNICAL OBJECTION, ANOTHER SERIOUS CHARGE PREFERRED. [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 7 October 1911
Chaine of Abduct- ion. SUCCESSFUL TECHNICAL OBJECTION, ANOTHER SERIOUS CHARGE \ PREFERRED. At the Devonport Police Court on Monday before the Police Magistrate (Mr L. E, Chamber»,) JohnDnnliam was charged with abducting a girl under the age of 16 years from the lawful control of her mother at East Devonport on September 28. Super- intendent Driicoll prosecuted, and Mr A. R. Cooke appeared for the ac- cused. Jane Elizabeth Foley deposed that her daughter would be fifteen yr:-: :r. Cc!.L-s: 21, She had been in service, and left the place on September 21. The accused had no authority to take the girl away. Wit- ness learned on the following Satur- day that the girl had left, and laid the charge. The girl deposed that sh« left her situation on September 21 but did not give notice that she was leaving. She left at about IO.3O pm and John Dunham accompanied her. She met him at the ferry after she returned from seeing her mother. She got her things, and went to the defend- ant's hut at Ran...
A LONG, STRONG PULL. [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 7 October 1911
A LONG, STRONG PULL. A unique but successful Civil Ser- vice examination occurred (luring the American Civil War. On a certnln occasion the Confederates (says "The Locomotive") were much in need of a railway engine In order to operate their supply system. It was In 18G4; they had not the means to buy one, and their only hope was to capture one. A band of 100 men was selected from Lee's army, and placed under the command of a tall Georgian, who had been foreman of a stone-quarry, and was more or less skilled In the uso of derricks and the like. He took , his men up into Maryland, and they tore up a section of the Baltimore and Ohio railway tracks, flagged tho first train, and, with nothing save plenty I of rope, those 100 men rnrrled the locomotive E2 miles over hills, across I streams, through bogs and woods, un- til they struck a lino built by tho Con. federac.y. Then they ran the engine ' down to Virginia. When the president I of tho Baltimore and Ohio railway ¡heard of the exploi...
A DIAMOND IN A POTATO. [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 7 October 1911
L- A.DIAMOND IN A POTATO. Hidden safely in an ordinary potato there reposed for over a year, undis- covered, a pure white gem valued nt something over six hundred pounds. The fortunate possessor of this unex- pected treasure is Mrs. John P. Ittche, of Portland, Oregon. One day she re- ceived through the post a mysterious package with the South African post-1 I mark. On unpacking she found that the parcel contained what looked like an ordinary lump ot clay. The sub- ject offering no more Interest for the time being, the spherical lump was placed on tho drawing-room mantel 1 piece. Over a year afterwards, hy i some lucky accident, let lt be said, someone knocked the clay ball to tho I ground, whence lt rebounded and split In two halves, revealing a white, flesh I like substance which subsequently turned out to be an ordinary white peeled potato. This latter again split In half. and. lo! out rolled a peculiar hard substance! Not knowing what lt was, Mr. Itiche submitted what look- ed l...
FLOATING ISLANDS. [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 7 October 1911
FLOATING ISLANDS. Floating isl.nub aro the raul in- teresting "f nil Hi" |..'issi miers ear rici liv .> an . iivn in«. Many limo horn fonml Mn.i-iu^ in ll-,.' Atlantic. These islands «or,, originally part of low-lying river bonks, nn.l ii.no bro Von awnv 0:1.lor stress r.f slnrul nnd flood nnd limited out to son. Tho Orinoco, th" Amn.vii. tho I.a Milla. and other tr.'ld.-ul rivers often s. ml forth Slleh pi..,es nf their sl'Or.-S. Sonic oT the Mt* of lund nr.. luce nn.l carry animal- ami vegetation, oven trees, the re..:?; i.r which five &lt;n hold the land together, while their branches and 1. aves s- rve MS sails. As a rule the wriv-s semi break up these Islands, but sottiorimes. under favorable conditions, th. y travel Inns distances.
The Mystery of Barry Ingram, Published by arrangement with Cassell and Co. All Rights Reserved. CHAPTER XII. The True Sympathy. [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 7 October 1911
The Mystery of Barry Ingram, I BY ANNIE SWAN.-'";" " I published by arrangement with i Cassell and Co. j AU nights Reserved. ciiAPTEn kn. ¡ The True Sympathy.' Stephen hesitated a moment on tho Í terrace after tho window closed, won ilei irri,- which way to turn. Ile was «..ll aware that tho shortest cut to the Ti rle Cardylie woods lay across tho « titers of Tyrie Loch. . Ho. smiled whimsically nt tho thought of a voy .' ¡.i:,, in Hie moonlight which he had '! not nilton since ho waa a little chap, mol hail freer use of his limbs than ; ' If the boat had not been hauled up, nothing would bo castor than to get ! hilo il and shoot across to the other shh1. Tho Idea pleased him; ho cross eil the lawn In a slanting direction, I ana plunged into tho dark shrubbery S path whleh lcd to tho boathouse and I iii,, landing-stage. Ile stepped well pleased Into Chris- tabel's skiff and shoved off. He had a pair of strong arms, and. noyer had imV difficulty in 'tho boat, taking 'lt leisurely and...
CHURCH NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 7 October 1911
j CHURCH NEWS. Tho quarterly ineeti' ?? I the Met- i hodist Church was he! i a .1 \V. I". Vnti Hihra's re-ideu.-e Sf '? i.ty. The financial ami odie: rcuiin.s were ? tabled and were genet a"v .asid' r- I ed s itMactory, U v. \Y Ii. Tay', was invited ti rem iii ia- au- tin r ' year, and it was deci ' ' > icq : the Tasmanian Ass.'in &lt;',\ U> .ipp 'int Mr L. Stephens as II me M issi n nv : at SI ile Creek for i. -i &lt;r v. Ti" mem'i.'is'iip rc ??-. -- sh "'ed a verv -atislactuiy in. e. w !. 17 ; on trial. j The IlomeSlissi m eli t v is rep >.!- I ed as being '..??ry sa' -v. ve C31I having been taise ! i -r (Iiis lund | a little m ne th in !'," .. . 'e I 1 thc last year, which wa- t' e j cord amount 1 An angement. wc e 1 1 foreign mission depu'.t'i 1. , ' G. Wileen, on Noven be: . 1 f>th. and Kev T. lt. Keed .m Octo- ber roth and 171ti. The erection of a sp! ndid -Lrl.c; shed at Male Creek b it by loft was reputed, m st'y thr . . _. 11 'vol. mt. u v lab ia...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 7 October 1911
PIANOS, Brindsmeadj .Broadwood, OoS¡ard" & Collard, Lipp ii Sohn, Ronish, Rcnardi, Steinmayr, ORGANS 3Y (VIason & Hamlin, Estey, Liberal allowances on old Pianos in exchange EASY TERMS WRITE FOR CATALOGUES SOLE AGENT Floui JVIiller, 3a\A/, Plaining arçd jVIoulding Mill? Etc. BEST ROLLKPt FLOUR, SHARI'S. POLLARD. lt li A N\ ' )ATM K V L ROLLED OATS AND ALL MiLL'-Ili LINK &lt; vi' Lowest Prices. Quality Guaranteed. OHLS UNO DONK AT ti LT li ll KN I' UVTKS. TIMI!un C\:T T . ORDER, SBASONKD ISOVHII-Î, y & &lt;-.. FL>O'I INiï & W. iiOAUIH SAWN LA Tl IS. PALI ViiS AND F IO Ni ! I N1 '. New and Second hand Furniture for sale Surplus Furniture and Machinery bought or The IVSart Deloraine. W. Harvey5 DIIOOPKU.S Al.WAV il.V HVN'I). Exchanged, at J" Watts Builder Contractor , and Undertaker. you are about to Build or make , additions to your dwelling have a chat with i J. Watts Deloraine A FULL SUPPLY OK SEASONED TIMBER ALWAYS ON II AND ¡ Fune...
Proposed Picnic. [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 7 October 1911
Proposed Picnic. Kitorts are being . made by the Iud pendent Order of. Uochabites to hold a juvenile picnic at Deloraine. The idea is to assemble ah the mern bets uf the juvenile Rechabite tents fi om Launceston ' to the N. W. Coast as Í Tr as liurnie. The reason Deloraine ll is been chosen f ir this gathering, m ty be gleaned from the fact that it is s i conveniently situat- ed for all the tents taking part cnn bined with its Inst class facilities for such picni s. Thc authorities'- concerned have chosen the same date as th it adopt- ed by the united ftieudly societies for their annual sports gathering at the recreati'm ground, therefore Debíame will be en-tele .m ih.it day, with Hie combined societies de- monstration and the combined Rech- abite* pic ic As Deloraine is to be pi ocla med a public holiday for the occasion, and the Railway de- partment are providing specist trains at reduced fares a good muster of Reel-ahit«-s is expected, should the negó i.HM 'S for the picnic prove...
CO-OPERATIVE COMMUNITY AMONG PLANTS AND ANIMALS. [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 7 October 1911
CO-OPERATIVE COMMUNITY AMONG PLANTS AND ANIMALS. Ever since the marvellous social systems ot bees and ants have been studied, tho greatest attention has been paid to tile habits of plants nnd animals as they exist side by side In partnership and communities, and comparisons aro being drawn with hu- man Institutions. Put broadly, lt ls generally found that In the plant and animal worin phenomena similar, to monarchies and democracies, to oligarchy, republican- ism, socialism, and anarchy are to be found. Rut the great feature, so far ns the struggle for life ls concerned, is what ls known as commensallsm, a word not very familiar to the un- scientific public, hut containing, nevertheless, the seed-point of most of the political theories. We know that, in the plant, ani- mal, and human worlds parasites of one kind or another are cdmmon enough. We know that we find com- bination and co-operation for self protection among tho lower and high- er species equally. But wo are not so familia...
TOOTLEBOOM'S TYPISTS. [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 7 October 1911
I TOOTLEBOOM'S TYPISTS. j . Lancelot Swiffle, the auburn-haired i youth who typed .Tootlebooni's letters j at tho otllce, wns only moderately in-; competent at drat, seldom rising above nu average of twenty mistakes per square foot of correspondence, Then a new waitress made her appearance at the tea-shop where Swiffle indulged In his mid-day debauch of buns and dominoes, and a change carno over tho spirit' of his dreams. He began to put heart into his work. Letters to lady clients ho would begin "Dearest Mad- am," and sometimes ho would conclude with the words "Yours affectionate- ly," or "With fondest love." These little mistakes wore gracious- ly overlooked, but when young Swiffle developed a habit ot scrawling a row of crosses at the foot of every letter he typed, Tootleboom had to tell bini to look nround for another appoint- ment. So Swiffle looked around, and a week later announced that he had secured another and moro lucrative berth. To fill his placo Toot decided to try a g...
A MURDER TRIAL. Sydney [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 7 October 1911
A M I-'.-; PKK TRIAI. Sy in-y TV. \->y th- l.-iy "I Krank .lit'.-ii ni n 11 vk near ü ini,".R, win-re ii- ... ,1 W , , ., C,.,I ,.'!. ,v -r.- wnkii,. 0 ' th' nih«. O-rlu-li wi-- i.u-' t, ; 1 f « VV.-1;. I.,.. . ,11 .i U nu in traiiin st ,.,,.r A¡,.|.h), i. .1 wa,- hnn.1,',1 i.vr " ih G,.r,".v, ii i horiiico X-wn li.i SV ' .,!l'' li . ' . ll i- H"" j iiw.i 'in ' 1»;,. trial. V ki.» ù.'f. n.:.. a |.1,M ,.f inouï tv n&lt; .'il er.I, uti.l tl.. i ,,.r " I f"r «lr. h 1 e wis ¡ l i . .1 unuVr I .;!..,rvri'..l , vp r.« -ii .nlv. Ti.,' tr ill ; »¡| ii,«,, :>. . ,i',"i ;,l J Iii,' m i il-r.-.l u.im'4 h-iil W I. ni i . &lt;:.-.u, my. I f,,r j r.iii :&lt; t mi nt ti..' trial. j A MISSIXii MAN.
Customs Leakage. COMMISSION' REPORT. TASMANIA RECEIVES £900,000. [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 7 October 1911
Customs Leakage. -:u:- I COMMISSION' RETORT. TASMAN"IA RECEIVES C'.IIKI.OIIM. 'l'Ile repot t presented by the Com mission app 'hited U; enquire into the alieged Customs leakage reports that a leakage of a seri ms nature oc- curred in reg.nd to adjustment ol duties on go als imported into main- land States and transferred to Tas- mania. Owing to it bring impossible to .blain reliable dal i it was found the pn b ible am innt c Jill-1 not bc tixed witli any d .-¿iee nf accuracv. but that /."in,nun per annum would be a rea- maine estimate in tue light ol Mica inf iriii.iti- in as could be ob- tained. On the qucsti m ot" the sacrifices ma le by Tasmania in j lining thc Fe leral'i ni, and the needs of thc State it was agi ced that these weir cm, .iderabie, and a g . j.l case Í ,r special treatment under Section 0,6 ot the Constitution had been made out. Thc Commission rep .i ts th at it recommend.; the payment to Tas- mania of i.";>()il,&lt; 101 > in instalment-, covering a ...
"THE SILVER CAPTAIN." [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 7 October 1911
I "THE SILVER CAPTAIN." On October 14,1 17!)!), Admiral Slr Henry Digby, then captain command- ing tho British Crigate Alcmene. on a cruise oft the Spanish const, had shaped his course for Ca>pe St. Vin- cent, and was running to the south- ward. At eleven o'clock nt night, when in the latitude of Cape Finis terre, Sir Henry rang his bell to sum- mon the officer of tho watch. He ask. ed the lieutenant: ''How are we steering?" "South-south-west, slr." was thc re- ply. "What sort of weather?" "The same, sir, ns when you left, the deck-fine, strong breeze, stnrllght night." "Are we carrying the same twll as at sunset?" "Yes, sir. Double-reefiwl topsails and foresails." Digby looked at the otlleer of the watch attentively for a moment, and then asked him whether, to his know- ledge, anyon» lind entered the cabin. "I believe not, sir," was the reply: "but I will Inquire of the sentry. Sen- try!" then called out the otlleer of the watch, "hns there been anyone in the enptnln'8 cabin?" "...